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2019

Editorial: Apple's Q319 earnings destroy a mountain of fake data and false reporting

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Apple's continuing performance as a market-responsive, commercially savvy innovator is destroying feebleminded media narratives that seek to portray the company as helpless and befuddled. It also demonstrates that the real incompetence lies in bad reporting by sloppy journalists seeking to deliver titillating headlines rather than accurate, factual portrayals of the industry.

Jamf buys Mac security outfit Digita Security, Patrick Wardle in tow

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Apple device management platform Jamf on Wednesday announced its takeover of Digita Security, a firm that employs noted researcher Patrick Wardle and specializes in endpoint security for Mac-based businesses.

Spotify grows to 108M paid subscribers, 232M in total

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Further raising the bar for Apple Music, Spotify on Wednesday announced that its paid Premium subscribers climbed 30% year-over-year in the June quarter to 108 million, while total listenership -- including its free ad-based tier -- rose 29% to 232 million.

Analysts upbeat on Apple results with strong Services and Wearables

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Following the announcement of Apple's record-setting June quarter revenue of $53.8 billion, analysts have been quick to pass judgment on the iPhone maker's fortunes, with Apple exceeding expectations but still with some trepidation present for the fourth quarter results ahead of an anticipated high-performing 2020.

Vizio starts rolling out AirPlay 2, HomeKit updates for compatible televisions

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Starting on Wednesday, Vizio has started the HomeKit and AirPlay 2 update process for some of its Smartcast line televisions dating back to 2017.

Giveaway: Enter to win an Adonit Note for Apple's iPad or iPad Pro

Tuesday July 30, 2019

We're giving away 10 Adonit Note styluses for use with Apple's current iPad and iPad Pro. Enter today for your chance to win!

Powerbeats Pro now available for preorder in South Korea

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Nearly three months after Apple began taking orders for the Powerbeats Pro in the U.S. and Canada, and almost four months after the device was unveiled, the fully wireless Beats headset went up for preorder in Korea Mexico this week.

Samsung reports 56% profit decline in Q2 on weak memory chip sales

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple supplier and smartphone segment competitor Samsung Electronics on Tuesday reported a 56% decline in operating profits for the second quarter of 2019, blaming the downturn on continued weakness in the global memory chip market.

Apple 'couldn't be happier' with improved sales in China

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Following a previous decline in sales, and increases in both exchange rates and rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China, Apple's Tim Cook sees positive signs for the future.

Apple now selling updated LG UltraFine 5K Display [u]

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple is selling a new version of the LG UltraFine 5K display at retail and online, with better speed from the USB-C ports, and more power deliverable to a host computer.

Apple wants to continue building Mac Pro in US, Cook says

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to questions about moving production away from China by saying that he expects the company's global production to continue on its current trajectory, but also that it is investing to increase U.S. manufacturing.

Apple's Services including Apple TV up 13% to $11.5B

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Revenues from Services earned double-digit growth' across the world, according to figures released by Apple during its July earnings call with investors and analysts.

Apple Card arrives in US this August

Tuesday July 30, 2019

After a long incubation period, the Apple Card will finally reach the U.S. public sometime this August, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed during Tuesday's quarterly results call for the third quarter of 2019.

Apple's iPhone sales down 13% in Q3, accounts for less than half of total revenues

Tuesday July 30, 2019

In a continuing downward trend, Apple's iPhone revenue was down 13% year-over-year, according to Apple's recently released earnings report, with the segment now accounting for less than half of the company's total quarterly revenue.

Apple's wearables revenues jump to over $5.5B in June quarter

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Sales from Apple's "Wearables, Home and Accessories" segment jumped substantially year-over-year in the June quarter to $5.53 billion, underscoring their importance.

Apple earns $53.8B in revenue in record-setting third quarter

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple earned $53.8 billion in revenue during its third fiscal quarter of 2019, according to financial results the iPhone maker revealed on Tuesday, with services again making big gains to reach another all-time high.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2019 earnings report and conference call

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Following the publication of results for its third fiscal quarter of 2019, encompassing April through June, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the continuing situation in China, as well as more information about its Services business in an earnings conference call.

Counterfeit iPhone trafficker sentenced to 3 years in prison

Tuesday July 30, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice has sentenced a Chinese national to over three years in prison for trafficking counterfeit Apple goods into the United States from China, including fake iPhones and iPads, as part of a criminal conspiracy that made over $1.1 million in the United States alone.

Apple to test third-party API displaying insurance claim data in apps

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple is poised to start testing an API by the private CARIN Alliance that should let people see health insurance claims in apps, possibly including iOS's native Health.

Apple recruits VR & Xbox engineer Nat Brown for unknown graphics work

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Apple has hired Valve and Xbox veteran Nat Brown to work on unspecified graphics technology, according to Twitter posts.