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Carl Icahn Ends Push for Apple Stock Buyback
/ February 11, 2014 2:22 pm
Carl Icahn Ends Push for Apple Stock Buyback

Activist investor Carl Icahn has backed off of his push for Cupertino-based Apple to buy back a massive amount of its stock. The move comes after Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) on Sunday recommended that shareholders vote against Icahn's proposal, which sought an additional $50 billion in buybacks. Read More

Apple Plans to Release iOS 7.1 in March
/ February 10, 2014 5:48 pm
Apple Plans to Release iOS 7.1 in March

VentureBeat reports that Apple is planning to launch its updated iOS mobile operating system in March. The updated operating system brings new features with applications for iPhone users. The new iOS 7.1 will include an updated Calendar application, numerous bug fixes, and speed improvements. . Read More

Shares of Apple Rise After Company Buys Back $14 Billion in Stock
/ February 7, 2014 4:56 pm
Shares of Apple Rise After Company Buys Back $14 Billion in Stock

Shares of Apple rose 1.4% on Friday after the Cupertino-based company revealed that it's repurchased $14 billion in company stock over the past two weeks. Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, told The Wall Street Journal the company now has bought back more than $40 billion of its shares in the past year. "It means that we are betting on Apple," Cook told the Journal. Read More

White House Announces $750M in Commitments to ConnectED Program
/ February 4, 2014 5:14 pm
White House Announces $750M in Commitments to ConnectED Program

The White House on Tuesday announced more than $750 million in commitments from tech and telecom companies as part of President Obama's ConnectED initiative, a program aimed at connecting 99% of K-12 students to broadband by 2017. Among the new commitments, Autodesk has pledged $250 million in software and services; Apple $100 million in iPads, MacBooks and other products; AT&T $100 million in mobile broadband services; and Verizon $100 million in cash and in-kind commitments. Read More

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Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement
/ January 27, 2014 5:46 pm
Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement

Reuters reports that Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement. The companies stated that the deal "would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects." The companies have been in the middle of the smartphone patent wars in law suits with Apple and various other companies. . Read More

Sensorberg Raises $1 Million to Develop Customer Experience
/ January 24, 2014 6:24 pm
Sensorberg Raises $1 Million to Develop Customer Experience

TechCrunch reports that Sensorberg has raised $1 million in its recent round of funding from Berlin Technologies Holding and undisclosed angel investors. Sensorberg is one of the most gifted iBeacon startups in Europe. It enables your application to communicate with iBeacon. iBeacon is an indoor arranging system developed by Apple to activate and send pertinent facts to your smartphone when you are walking in a shop. Currently, Sensorberg promises a 10-month battery with a 30 meter range for all its devices. . Read More

Samsung Smart Phones Facing Strong Competition from Cheaper Priced Rivals
/ January 24, 2014 6:15 pm
Samsung Smart Phones Facing Strong Competition from Cheaper Priced Rivals

TechCrunch reports that the recently published financial report of Samsung is emphasizing slow growth in the smartphone segment. For the first time in last two years, Samsung has reported its first decline in profit. India and China, the biggest market for Samsung smartphones, are seeing sales going to cheaper phones. This is expected to spark a price war, further decreasing Samsung’s profit margins. . Read More

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