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Apple’s iPhone Shipment Decline as Samsung Takes the Lead
News

Apple’s iPhone Shipment Decline as Samsung Takes the Lead

In the first quarter of 2024, Apple experienced a 10 per cent drop in smartphone shipments, facing tough competition from Android smartphone manufacturers. Data from research firm IDC revealed that global smartphone shipments grew by 7.8 per cent to 289.4 million units in the January-March period. Samsung emerged as the top phonemaker with a 20.8 per cent market share, surpassing Apple. Following a strong performance in the December quarter, where Apple surpassed Samsung to become the world's No.1 phone maker, the iPhone-maker slipped back to the second spot with a 17.3 per cent market share. Chinese brands like Huawei are gaining market share, contributing to Apple's decline. Xiaomi, a leading Chinese smartphone manufacturer, secured the third position with a market share of 14.1 p...
Apple launched News Partner Program to support Journalism
News

Apple launched News Partner Program to support Journalism

CUPERTINO, Calif., 26th Aug 2021-- Apple introduced the News Partner Program to expand Apple’s work with and support for journalism. The News Partner Program aims to ensure Apple News customers maintain access to trusted news and information from many of the world’s top publishers. The News Partner Program is designed for subscription news publications that provide their content to Apple News in Apple News Format (ANF). ANF enables an exceptional reading experience on Apple News and unlocks the full benefit of the platform for publishers, and empowers publishers to create brand-forward stories, immersive issues, and audio stories, with designs that scale seamlessly across Apple devices. ANF also supports advertising, and publishers keep 100 percent of the revenue from advertising they ...
Apple Introduces New Wireless Headphone AirPods Max
Tech

Apple Introduces New Wireless Headphone AirPods Max

CUPERTINO, Calif., 8th December 2020-- Tech company Apple launched AirPods Max, an innovative wireless headphones that bring the magic of AirPods to an over-ear design with high-fidelity sound. AirPods Max combine a custom acoustic design with Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency Mode, and spatial audio. AirPods Max comes in five gorgeous colors, including space gray, silver, sky blue, green, and pink, and are available to order starting today, with availability beginning Tuesday, December 15. AirPods Max feature great battery life with up to 20 hours of high-fidelity audio, talk time, or movie playback with Active Noise Cancellation and spatial audio enabled.2 AirPods Max comes with a soft, slim Smart Case that puts AirPods Max in an ultralow power state that helps to pr...
Apple Launch 4 New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks
Tech

Apple Launch 4 New iPhones for Faster 5G Wireless Networks

Washington, Oct 14, 2020: Apple launched four new iPhone 12 equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks in its latest Apple event. There's the iPhone 12, with a 6.1-inch display, the same as the iPhone 11 but lighter and thinner, starts at almost USD 800 and the iPhone 12 Mini with a 5.4-inch display at almost USD 700. A higher-end iPhone 12 Pro with more powerful cameras will begin at roughly USD 1,000; the 12 Pro Max, with a 6.7-inch display, will set buyers back at least USD 1,100. Apple said the phones should be more durable. In a move that may annoy some consumers, Apple will no longer include charging adapters with new phones. It says that will mean smaller, lighter boxes that are more environmentally friendly to ship. Apple, however, separately s...
Apple Market Value Reaches at USD 2 Trillion
BUSINESS

Apple Market Value Reaches at USD 2 Trillion

New York, Aug 19, 2020: Apple is the first US company to boast a market value of $2 trillion, just two years after it became the first to reach $1 trillion. Apple shares have gained nearly 60 per cent this year as the company overcame the shutdown of factories in China that produce the iPhone and the closure of its retail sales amid the coronavirus pandemic. The company's hugely loyal customer base trusts its products so much that they continued to buy iPhones and other devices online while stuck at home. Apple recently reported blowout earnings for the April-June quarter, An upcoming four-for-one stock split that will make Apple's shares more affordable to more investors also sparked a rally after it was announced three weeks ago. Apple has been at the vanguard of a group of...
Apple Launched Music Radio Stations
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Apple Launched Music Radio Stations

CUPERTINO, Calif., 18th Aug 2020-- Apple launched two new live global radio offerings on Apple Music. The flagship global radio station renamed Apple Music 1, and two additional radio stations will launch known as Apple Music Hits (songs from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s), and Apple Music Country, spotlighting country music. Since Apple Music’s launch in 2015, Beats 1 has grown into one of the most-listened-to radio stations in the world, consistently delivering the best in-depth artist interviews, more global exclusives and premieres than anywhere else, and unique programming that produces culture-moving, news-making moments year after year. Throughout its evolution, Beats 1 has established an inherent camaraderie with the artist community and championed human curation and discovery ...
Chinese Company Files $1.4 Billion Lawsuit Against Apple
CHINA

Chinese Company Files $1.4 Billion Lawsuit Against Apple

Shanghai, 3rd Aug 2020: Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology Co, Ltd, also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc, alleging it has infringed on its patents. The company is calling for 10 billion yuan ($1.43 billion)in damages and demands that Apple cease "manufacturing, using, promising to sell, selling, and importing" products that infringe on the patent, it said in a social media post. Xiao-i argued that Apple's voice-recognition technology Siri infringes on a patent that it applied for in 2004 and was granted in 2009. Apple did not respond to a request for comment. Reuters was not immediately available to find a copy of the court filing. The lawsuit marks the continuation of a row that has been ongoing for n...
Apple acquired Mobeewave to turn iPhones into payment terminals
ACQUISITION

Apple acquired Mobeewave to turn iPhones into payment terminals

According to Bloomberg, iPhone maker Apple acquires payment startup Mobeewave technology for $100 million. The Mobeewave team will continue to work from its main office in Montreal. Mobeewave lets shoppers tap a credit card or smartphone on another phone to process a payment. After this acquisition iPhone users could use it as a payment terminal with no additional hardware required. Apple in its statement said, "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans." In 2014, Apple added Apple Pay to the iPhone allowing users to pay for physical goods with a tap in retail stores. Last year, it launched its own credit card known as Apple Card.  As per the report, the acquisition has the potential to allow Apple to com...
Apple Posts 11% increase in revenue in Q3 2020
Market

Apple Posts 11% increase in revenue in Q3 2020

CUPERTINO, Calif., 31st 2020-- Apple announced financial results for Q3 2020 and posted quarterly revenue of $59.7 billion, an increase of 11 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.58, up 18 percent. 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue came from International sales. “Apple’s record June quarter was driven by double-digit growth in both Products and Services and growth in each of our geographic segments,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “In uncertain times, this performance is a testament to the important role our products play in our customers’ lives and to Apple’s relentless innovation. This is a challenging moment for our communities, and, from Apple’s new $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative to a new commitment to be carbon neu...
Apple starts iPhone 11 manufacturing in India
INDIA

Apple starts iPhone 11 manufacturing in India

New Delhi, Jul 24, 2020: Apple has started its latest iPhone 11 manufacturing at Foxconn's facility in Tamil Nadu, according to official sources. This is the fifth model of iPhone which Apple has started manufacturing in the country. '2020 - iPhone 11, 2019 - iPhone 7 & XR, 2018 - iPhone 6S, 2017 - iPhone SE. This chronology is a statement in itself as to how narendramodi govt. has developed the mobile phone manufacturing ecosystem in India. It's only a humble beginning,' Indian Telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a tweet. An Electronics and IT Ministry official said 'Apple's latest iPhone is now getting manufactured from India'. According to industry sources aware of the development said that Foxconn has been assembling iPhone 11 at the Sriperumbudur facil...
Apple acquires Fleetsmith to improve Mac, iPad, and iPhone performance
ACQUISITION

Apple acquires Fleetsmith to improve Mac, iPad, and iPhone performance

iPhone maker Apple has acquired San Francisco-based Fleetsmith to improve business's Mac and iPad devices. Fleetsmith automates device setup, intelligence, patching, and security, for your company's Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. The acquisition by Apple into the mobile device management industry, a category of business software dominated by players such as Microsoft Corp and VMware Inc. Fleetsmith announced the acquisition deal in a blog post. The deal size has not been disclosed. "Our mission from day one was to balance the needs of IT with the experience users love about Macs, iPhones, and iPads. We’re beyond thrilled to continue that work at Apple." Fleetsmith said.  Founded in 2016 by Jesse Endahl, Ken Kouot, Stevie Hryciw, Zack Blum, Fleetsmith raises over $40 ...