Tech giant Apple has agreed to pay as much as $400 million to reimburse consumers for illegally conspiring with publishers to fix the price of electronic books. According to a statement from New York’s attorney general, the settlement would compensate consumers in nearly 33 states whose attorneys sought damages for Apple’s price-fixing. Apple violated antitrust [...]
Apple Inc. has assured that location tracking on its iPhone can’t be utilized to track activities of its users, a day after China’s state-owned TV broadcaster made public revelation that its software could cause a serious security hazard. On July 11, China Central Television citing Ma Ding, head of the online security institute at People’s [...]
The U.S. Transportation Department could be looking at the possibility of regulating Google and Apple Maps. If a proposed bill from President Obama’s administration is cleared, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would regulate all kinds of navigation aids, including apps on smartphone and electronics built into car dashboards. The U.S. Transportation Department asserts [...]
We’ve been enduring false rumors surrounding Samsung Galaxy F for quite some time now. And just as were getting acquainted with them, someone anonymous tipster on the internet decided to leak images featuring the alleged device, setting the speculations and rumors on fire once again. Two set of pictures are doing rounds on the internet, [...]
SUMMARY: The worldwide market for Internet of things will develop more than triple from US$1.9 trillion in 2013 to US$7.1 trillion in 2020, as per figures from IDC. Over the coming years, IDC expects product offerings will be differentiated and competition for the most part will heap on, especially around comprehensive solution offerings that infuse [...]
Apple has raised the likelihood of utilizing iphones and ipads to perform transactions in bitcoin and other available cryptocurrencies, after a change in the for its app store. As of recently, the tech juggernaut had picked up a notoriety for dismissing app which facilitated cryptocurrency transactions, for the most part referring to rules which banned [...]
A recent report suggests that Apple may just unveil a new iOS-based platform that would let the iPhone or iPad control every aspect of the user’s home, from security systems, lights and connected appliances. The iPhone would be the focal point of a user’s digital universe. The report claims that this home automation system will [...]
iPhone theft accounts to half the crimes in cities like New York and San Francisco, pushing law makers in to imposing legislations that require smartphones to have a kill-switch. The proposed kill-switch technology under the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act allows smartphone owners to turn stolen devices into unreadable and unusable devices. Apple already has Activation [...]
Apple on Tuesday released a few updates to the beta version of its iWork for iCloud productivity suite with better collaboration features, support for larger files and increased document options. This new update now has an improved Retina display support and is touted to give stiff competition to cloud file sharing and saving alternatives like [...]
Not so long ago, the ‘Godfather of New York Tech’, Fred Wilson predicted that Apple won’t be among the top three companies by 2020, to which Apple Executives paid no heed. Nonetheless this time it is something different. Executives in Apple Campus will be sweating in worry and fury today, for after sitting on the [...]
Last week, at TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in New York, former TechCrunch CEO Michael Arrington spoke to Wilson on the future of tech companies. Referring as the ‘Godfather of New York tech’, Fred Wilson was asked by Michael Arrington to predict the future of internet companies that will be most valuable in 2020. Wilson said that Apple [...]
A smartwatch that will not just tell you time but also provide insights into the quality of living standards without pricey medical tests and visits to facilities? Yes Please! How about a smartwatch that can prove to be a boon for hypochondriacs? Yes again! Introducing, the Apple iWatch The standalone Apple iWatch will be peripheral [...]
Steve Jobs helped organize and arrange for a complex price-fixing plan that cost its consumers tens of millions of dollars in the last two years by enhancing the price of many new releases and bestsellers by $3 to $5 each.
One trillion dollars! Piper Jaffray, analyst Gene Munster, thinks Apple could have one with twelve zeroes by 2012 as the market cap. Piper Jaffray has been trying to compare it with the relatively pedestrian $586 billion at which it currently stands.
iPhones and iPads have been the most popular among the new generations. And when it is Christmas, it is the biggest day of the year for app sales. Hundreds of thousands of people will open their Christmas gift – the new iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. And soon after this, the downloading of games and other applications for them will start in abundance.
The world has changed increasingly over the last few years in terms of clubs of people, thinking and most of all, “technology”. Education was always considered vital for one reason. It was needed to compliment technology. And now is the phase where technology is used to compliment education. Well, if you are considering this contradictory, it’s not. It’s just in the reverse motion.
Iconic inventor and superior tech guru, Steve Paul Jobs (1955-2011), known the world over as the co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., died on Wednesday. Jobs was only 56 years old and had been ailing from a number of health complications, which were also speculated as being the reason behind his resignation as the CEO of Apple Inc., some months back.
Jobs’ stunning announcement said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” Despite his long-continuing ill health, his resignation has caused shock waves in the tech [...]
The venture capitalist with the knack of identifying and investing in “the next big thing”, the founder of PayPal and the guy who helped Facebook expand beyond Harvard, Peter Thiel, has announced his latest investment: a $1.25 million funding to the Seasteading Institute towards developing what would essentially be floating sovereign nations. Imagining these start-up [...]