Apple is said to be interested in an 800,000 sq. ft. property for its electric car initiative . In a quarterly investor call, Victor Coleman, chief executive of Hudson Pacific Properties, said: We're seeing the Toyotas of the world, the Teslas of the world, BMWs, Mercedes.
Taiwan's stock market has slumped with Apple (AAPL). The TAIEX Index is on the decline for the 6th day, down 5.2%. Citi does not like MediaTek because, first, smartphone shipment in China - the chip designer's top market - is likely to peak in the second-half this year; second, MediaTek faces increasing competition from Qualcomm (QCOM) on the high-end and Spreadtrum on the low-end.
It has been suggested that the revamp will be in tandem with what has been described as a "marketing blitz" intended to boost the number of subscribers to the music streaming service. Apple is said to confident that the new and improved app will receive a positive reception when it is unveiled on the first anniversary of the launch of the music streaming service.
A big night for teachers in the Arklamiss. It was the end of the year banquet for KNOE and Hixon Autoplex's golden apple teacher award. "It was a special event for us just to be recognized for what we do dad to day, it's a really special thing and it was so nice to have the meal and gifts and the ultimate gift to take home it's unbelievable," Tradewell said.
The consumer electronics giant, which historically has remained aloof from the unglamorous but potentially lucrative market for enterprise software, has in the past two years set partnerships with IBM, Cisco Systems and now SAP that enable Apple products to reach a growing audience of business professionals. SAP, whose business software runs inside 87% of the world's 2,000 biggest companies, said it would work with Apple to develop mobile business apps for iPhones and iPads that run on its HANA database software.
While Apple's consumer product business is slowing, it's been looking for new growth by tapping into the lucrative market for commercial technology. Apple has a similar arrangement with IBM to develop specialized apps for airline workers, sales clerks and other business users. Under the new deal, Apple and SAP plan to release programming tools that software developers can use to build apps for Apple's handheld devices.
The successful hack of the iPhone 5s in the Los Angeles case is another sign U.S. authorities are turning to third-party contractors to unlock smartphones rather than relying on manufacturers like Apple Inc, which helped in the past. That was around the time the U.S. government was locked in a legal battle with Apple over requests the company unlock the iPhone 5c used by Rizwan Farook, one of the shooters in the San Bernardino killings.
Although Apple doesn't break out Apple Watch units in its financial reports, analysts estimate 12 million watches made their way onto customers' wrists last year. That makes the Apple Watch a roughly $6 billion business, which is pretty spectacular for a new product in a new category that most people consider to be a luxury accessory (and I'm talking all Apple Watches, not just the Apple Watch Edition).
Apple's credibility in the enterprise has never been stronger. "It doesn't mean that Apple is suddenly going to become enterprise savvy ... Apple realizes the market is important to them, but they still don't have the resources, the positioning, the understanding to go really embed themselves with the enterprises."
The hire marks yet another potential addition to Apple's rumored electric car team. The Google patent he was working on is for a device that would "manage the connections between an electric vehicle and a charging station." Although Adelberger could be a Product Designer on Apple's Project Titan car project, it's also possible he's working on other projects that need help with energy management.
A blog post circulating the internet has its author claiming Apple Music went into his machine - and deleted half of his music library. The reader comments at the bottom of the post, at the time of this writing, are about 50/50 in agreement with Pinkstone.
Weather Index Insurance, a new insurance plan designed to protect farmers, was launched by Sikhar Insurance in association with Sakchyam, an access to finance initiative funded by UK Aid. Jumla's organic apples cost Rs80 to Rs120 per kg in the retail market depending on the quality.