Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Yahoo News: Samsung Shares Plunge More Than 4%
/ July 8, 2013 11:03 am
Yahoo News: Samsung Shares Plunge More Than 4%

After the release of Q2 earnings estimates on Friday, the shares of Samsung Electronics Company experienced a fall of more than 4%. The earnings estimates have failed to catch up with the market forecasts, and have fueled investor concerns over the company's smartphone business. The fall in the share price is being attributed to tough competition in the smartphone market due to the rise of several cheaper models. Read More

Mashable: Apple Giving Away iOS Games and Apps to Celebrate 5th Anniversay of Apps Store
/ July 8, 2013 10:59 am
Mashable: Apple Giving Away iOS Games and Apps to Celebrate 5th Anniversay of Apps Store

To mark the celebration of the Apps Store's 5th Birthday, Apple is giving away top-rated apps and games for iPhone and iPad, including Infinity Blade II, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Where's My Water?, Badland, Tiny Wings, Traktor DJ, Day One, Over and Barefoot World Atlas. . Read More

ZDNet: Apple, SK Telecom to Launch LTE-A iPhone 5S?
/ July 2, 2013 2:23 pm
ZDNet: Apple, SK Telecom to Launch LTE-A iPhone 5S?

ZDNet reports that the SK Telecom is reportedly in discussions with Apple to put its LTE Advanced technology in the upcoming iPhone 5S. SK Telecom and Apple are likely to introduce an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) phone in the coming months. An SK Telecom executive who refused to be named told The Korea Times that the Telco was contacting Apple to put its LTE-A technology on the upcoming iPhone 5S and the companies are currently in negotiations. . Read More

Bloomberg: Apple Looks to Trademark ‘iWatch’ in Japan
/ July 1, 2013 2:19 pm
Bloomberg: Apple Looks to Trademark ‘iWatch’ in Japan

Bloomberg reports that Apple Inc., the maker of iPhones, is looking to get a trademark for ‘iWatch’ in Japan as rival Samsung Electronics Co. prepares its own wearable smartphone gadget. Apple is trying to get protection for the title which is classified as being for products, to include a portable computer or watch device, as per a June 3 filing with the Japan Patent Office that was made public last week. . Read More

Want China Times: Hon Hai Unveils iPhone-compatible Smartwatch
/ June 28, 2013 12:59 pm
Want China Times: Hon Hai Unveils iPhone-compatible Smartwatch

Want China Times reports that Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn has presented a smartwatch, which can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone that the company expects will be a part of its effort to increase revenue growth. Hon Hai executives said that the wearable computing device enables you to measure the user's vital signs such as breathing and pulse, and also check phone calls and Facebook posts. . Read More

WSJ: Google Developing Android Gaming Console
/ June 28, 2013 12:46 pm
WSJ: Google Developing Android Gaming Console

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is developing a video game console and wrist watch that will run on its Android operating system, according to people familiar with the matter. With the gaming console and digital watch, Google will try to compete with similar devices from Apple that are expected to be released in the future. Google is also planning to launch a second version of an Android-powered device called Nexus Q, which was introduced last year, though not sold to the public. . Read More

EVF Files Complaints Against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo
/ June 26, 2013 4:04 pm
EVF Files Complaints Against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo

Several members of EVF (Europe v Facebook) group filed complaints under EU data protection law against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo due to the alleged co-operation with the US Secret Service NSA under the PRISM Program. The complaints were filed in Ireland (against Facebook and Apple), Luxembourg (against Skype and Microsoft) and Germany (against Yahoo) and are directed at the European subsidiaries of the US-based internet companies. . Read More

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