Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Apple Releases Critical Security Fix for QuickTime
/ January 23, 2009 4:30 pm

Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) this week released a critical security update for its QuickTime media player application, to fix a flaw that could let outside parties take over a user’s computer via a buffer overflow. The update affects those using QuickTime 7 for Windows and Mac OS X, with Apple recommending that all users upgrade to QuickTime 7.6.

 

Related Links: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3403

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Report: SEC Investigating Apple Over Jobs’ Medical Disclosures
/ January 21, 2009 12:03 pm
Report: SEC Investigating Apple Over Jobs’ Medical Disclosures

Washington – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating whether Apple (NASD: AAPL) misled investors with its disclosures about CEO Steve Jobs’ faltering health, according to Bloomberg, which cited "a person familiar with the matter." Both Apple and the SEC declined to comment on the story for Bloomberg; the SEC is only required to disclose an investigation if it decides to take enforcement action.

After Jobs — who battled pancreatic cancer in 2004 — began to appear more gaunt over the summer, the company announced he would [...].

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs to Take Medical Leave of Absence
/ January 14, 2009 2:20 pm
Apple CEO Steve Jobs to Take Medical Leave of Absence

Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs has stepped down to take a medical leave of absence, saying in an email to employees that his health issues "are more complex than I originally thought." "In order to take myself out of the limelight and focus on my health, and to allow everyone at Apple to focus on delivering extraordinary products, I have decided to take a medical leave of absence until the end of June," Jobs wrote.

With speculation mounting as to the cause of his [...].

Buzz Watch: Mac vs PC – The Next Generation
/ January 14, 2009 9:49 am

Just as I thought that I could not stand seeing one more UGC Mac vs. PC spoof, I came across this viral video posted on one of my favorite blogs, Laughing Squid, and thought that it was worth sharing with you. Almost two million views and over 8000 comments so far. Created by Nick Greenlee.

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Report: iPhone to Grab 40% of Smartphone Market by 2013
/ January 13, 2009 2:31 pm

London – With enough cash reserves to weather the economic climate, Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone will command 40% of the global smartphone market by 2013, according to a report from market research firm Generator Research.

"With cash reserves exceeding $25 billion, 33% gross margins and the iPhone just about to enter its fastest-growth phase, Apple has the resources, competencies and motivation to invest in the mobile sector just at the time when the economic climate is forcing many established players in the mobile industry to cut back on [...].

Best Buy Selling Refurbished iPhones at $50 Discount
/ January 6, 2009 4:24 pm

Los Angeles – Media and electronics retail store chain Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) has begun selling refurbished Apple (NASD: AAPL) iPhone 3G models at a $50 discount, Reuters reported. The phones, returned by their original owners within 30 days of purchase, are available for $149 (8GB) or $249 (16GB) with a two-year AT&T contract. Wal-Mart also began selling the iPhone 3G a week ago, setting its prices at $197 (8GB) and $297 (16GB).

 

Related Links: http://uk.reuters.com/article/technologyNewsMolt/idUKTRE5050YL20090106

http://www.bestbuy.com

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SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone Due in Q1
/ January 6, 2009 4:23 pm

San Francisco – Sling Media, a unit of EchoStar (NASD: SATS) that develops media place-shifting devices and services, announced on Tuesday that it will release a version of its mobile software for Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone later in the first quarter. The company recently released its SlingPlayer Mobile for the BlackBerry, allowing owners of the smartphones and a Slingbox set-top to access their home premium channels and DVR recordings on the go.

 

Related Links: http://slingmedia.com/get/pr-spm-iphone-macworld.html

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