Having no marketing team, Apple seeks Comcast expertise to promote itsself more to the public.
Apple, in its investment to Didi and its interest to the auto industry was serious for it invest a huge amount which cost $1B. Rumors spread that Apple focuses on manufacturing cars.Upon the investment made Apple has now a slot on the seat of the board.
Aetna is working on writing apps that can be used on iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches that will encourage its customers to take their medications, seek support groups for their diagnoses, or pay their premiums via Apple Wallet.
A congressional committee has announced reviving testing of Apple and FBI on Tuesday. Apple’s general counsel and an FBI official will testify on behalf of respective sides. Lawmakers consider the debate centering public interest as important and summoned the disagreed parties to testify before the lawmakers.
Microsoft has sued the US Department of Justice on Thursday for alleged secret intervention of the government agencies to individual’s information. Through searching secretly, the US government is violating the Fourth as well as First Amendment, alleges the lawsuit. Microsoft believes, this practice has gone too far and hence seeks court intervention to address the situation.
Apple Inc is planning to increase investment in India. The company recently indicated that it is eyeing the second largest market in the world for long-term investment opportunities.
Apple Pay is targeting China as its largest market. The mobile payment system was released Thursday and was hoping to convince retailers to use the system since there are hundred million users of Apple. A lot of banks will support Apple Pay including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
Apple has been used to acquire smaller technology enterprises occasionally and is reluctant to discussing its policy or plan. This has been referred as the Apple’s usual nod for purchasing any company by the analysts. Thus the analysts confirm Apple’s Flyby Media acquisition and predict developing of iPhone headsets capable of tracking subject’s motion.
Despite the threats that Apple Watch could fail, the company’s COO Jeff Williams said in a radio interview that they have been receiving “tons of emails” from people who say that the device actually saved their lives.
Apple Inc. announced it was recently granted a patent to further protect its devices from water damage. The patent titled "Liquid Expulsion fron an Orifice" was initially filed in 2014.
Apple Inc. announced on Tuesday that developers will now be able to invite around 2000 users to help beta test the applications for both iOS and newly launched tvOS via its TestFlight evaluation tool.
Activision Blizzard Inc, a leading player in the mobile game publishing giant, is buying King Digital Entertainment Plc, a mobile publisher, for $5.98 billion. After beating the market expectations for third quarter results, Activision has announced its decision of acquiring King. Activision is keen on expanding the mobile gaming activity as the acquisition will create biggest games powerhouse in the world. It's estimated that after the acquisition, it will be next to the market leader Tencent in the global market. The company's stock rose to its all-time high as investors responded positively to the acquisition news.
Apple Inc. has filed a patent for a new kind of screen protector described as "active screen protection for electronic device". The new protection technology protects mobile devices by extending retractable tabs.
The billionaire and activist investor, Carl Icahn announced that he is trying to lobby the congress to pass a new tax reform law that will not allow any US corporation from running business overseas just to avoid taxes. According to Icahn, he is planning to put forward $150 million into the new law known as super-PAC.