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Spinlet, the iTunes of Africa, Attracts 650K Visitors
/ September 18, 2013 12:06 pm
Spinlet, the iTunes of Africa, Attracts 650K Visitors

VentureBeat reports Spinlet, which it describes as "the iTunes of Africa", is revolutionizing the way Africans find and purchase digital music. “Spinlet is the largest music distribution company in Africa. It streams beautifully over Edge and 3G networks, works well even when there’s infrastructure issues, and has features suited for lower-end phones,” said Neil Schwartzman of Spinlet. . Read More

Carl Icahn Buys Apple Stock; Calls it “No Brainer”
/ September 12, 2013 2:49 pm
Carl Icahn Buys Apple Stock; Calls it “No Brainer”

VentureBeat reports the billionaire investor Carl Icahn is investing in Apple again. The investor claims that the company's stock is "extremely cheap" as its stock price has been falling. After making the purchase of stock today, he told CNBC that Apple will continue to remain as a "No Brainer" purchase for him. . Read More

Apple iTunes Radio to Launch on September 18th
/ September 12, 2013 2:36 pm
Apple iTunes Radio to Launch on September 18th

Digitalmusicnews reports that Apple will launch its new music product, Apple iTunes Radio, on Sept. 18. This new iTunes integrated radio player, will come as a part of an update to iOS7. The announcement, made by the CEO Tim Cook, included the mention of a number of features and that it will be available for all iOS devices, including Apple TV and iTunes on . Read More

Apple Introduces Two New iPhone Models
/ September 11, 2013 12:05 pm
Apple Introduces Two New iPhone Models

Apple on Tuesday introduced a pair of new iPhones -- the faster 5s, which includes a fingerprint security sensor, and the cheaper 5c, with a starting price-tag of $99 in five available colors. The 5s is powered by the company's new A7 chip, making the iPhone the first smartphone with 64-bit architecture. It also includes an 8 megapixel camera and a fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone, among several new features. . Read More

Apple Announces iPhone 5s
/ September 10, 2013 3:40 pm
Apple Announces iPhone 5s

Apple today announced iPhone 5s, calling it "the most forward-thinking iPhone yet". The new device features an all-new A7 chip, making iPhone 5s the world’s first smartphone with 64-bit desktop-class architecture. “iPhone 5s is the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, delivering desktop class architecture in the palm of your hand,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. . Read More

Apple Acquires AlgoTrim for Mobile Media and Data Compression
/ August 29, 2013 4:17 pm
Apple Acquires AlgoTrim for Mobile Media and Data Compression

TechCrunch reports that Apple has acquired a Swedish startup named AlgoTrim. The company builds codecs and designs, which help to maximize data performance by keeping memory requirements, mobile imaging, and video and computer graphics. The acquisition of AlgoTrim is the 6th acquisition done by Apple this year. . Read More

Microsoft Stock Surges 8% on News of Ballmer Stepping Down
/ August 26, 2013 12:05 pm
Microsoft Stock Surges 8% on News of Ballmer Stepping Down

VentureBeat reports that investors reacted positively to the news that Steve Ballmer will step down as CEO of Microsoft at the end of the year. “This is an emotional and difficult thing for me to do. I take this step in the best interests of the company I love; it is the thing outside of my family and closest friends that matters to me most," said Ballmer in an internal memo sent to employees. . Read More

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