Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Apple Signs Deal with China Mobile
/ December 5, 2013 3:54 pm
Apple Signs Deal with China Mobile

AllThingsD reports that Apple has signed the much awaited deal with China Mobile, which will allow Apple to market iPhones in the Chinese market. This deal will allow the U.S. technology giant to venture into the world’s largest mobile market. China Mobile is known to be the world’s largest carrier, and is expected to have over 700 Million subscribers. The rollout of iPhones in China will begin by December 18. . Read More

Apple Acquires San Francisco-Based Topsy Labs
/ December 3, 2013 2:14 pm
Apple Acquires San Francisco-Based Topsy Labs

Apple has acquired San Francisco-based Topsy Labs, developer of a real-time search engine that indexes Twitter posts, in a deal worth more than $200 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A spokeswoman for Cupertino-based Apple confirmed the deal to the publication, but declined to elaborate further. . Read More

Apple Wins $290 Million from Jury in Patent Retrial Case Filed against Samsung
/ November 22, 2013 5:17 pm
Apple Wins $290 Million from Jury in Patent Retrial Case Filed against Samsung

TechCrunch reports that Samsung has been ordered by a jury to pay $290 million to Apple as part of a $1 billion patent infringement case. Samsung had initially be awarded around $450 million in damages prior to Judge Lucy Koh finding that a portion of the award would be subjected to re-evaluation. . Read More

Google Music Now Available for iOS with Free One-Month ‘All Access’ Radio Subscription
/ November 18, 2013 4:48 pm
Google Music Now Available for iOS with Free One-Month ‘All Access’ Radio Subscription

TechCrunch reports that the Google Music service is finally live and active on the iOS. The new Google Music app will compete with Apple’s iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify and Rdio. The new service provides 2 options – a standard service and an all access option. Both allow users to store music in the cloud, rather than having to store it locally. . Read More

Nokia Growth Partners Invests $6 Million in MAG Interactive
/ November 13, 2013 4:02 pm
Nokia Growth Partners Invests $6 Million in MAG Interactive

VentureBeat reports that Nokia Growth Partners has invested $6 million in MAG Interactive, the creators of the popular word finding game Ruzzle. The company is a Swedish based mobile app maker, which has now ventured into games with the launch of Ruzzle. Their flagship game has been downloaded 45 million times. The announcement of the deal was made by Daniel Hasselberg, Chief Executive of MAG Interactive. . Read More

Apple to Maintain “Made in USA” Label with Manufacturing Plant in Arizona
/ November 5, 2013 5:15 pm
Apple to Maintain “Made in USA” Label with Manufacturing Plant in Arizona

Reuters reports that Apple is trying to hold on to the label "Made in USA" by launching a manufacturing unit in Arizona. For it latest venture, the company has partnered with mineral crystal specialist GT Advanced Technologies Inc. The new partnership will manufacture sapphire glass materials for Apple’s electronic devices and will provide 700 manufacturing jobs along with 1,300 construction and related jobs. Read More

Android Captures 81% of Global Market
/ November 1, 2013 4:08 pm
Android Captures 81% of Global Market

VentureBeat reports that global shipments of phones has now crossed 418 million, with smartphones constituting 250 million of the shipments and 81% powered by the Android operating system. “Android’s domination of global smartphone shipments reached a new peak in Q3 2013, with four out of every five smartphones now running Google’s OS,” said Scott Bicheno, an analyst at Strategy Analytics. . Read More

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