Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Amazon becomes second trillion dollar US company

Amazon becomes second trillion dollar US company

Amazon has become the second publicly quoted company in the US to exceed the $1 trillion mark.The e-commerce company owned by Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, achieved the feat one month after iPhone manufacturer, Apple, hit the milestone. Amazon shares hit $2,050.49 around noon on Tuesday, bringing the company's value above $1 trillion. The company’s share price has remained bullish, surging as [...]

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    Apple’s market value hits $1trn — first US company to attain such height

Apple’s market value hits $1trn — first US company to attain such height

Apple has become the first publicly quoted company in the US to exceed $1 trillion in terms of value.On Tuesday, the tech giant said it posted a $11.5 billion profit for the three months ending in June, up 32 percent from the same period a year ago.CNN reports that the Apple crossed the trillion dollar mark when its share price [...]

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    Apple begins sale of robot built by Nigerian-born engineer

Apple begins sale of robot built by Nigerian-born engineer

Apple stores in the US and UK have begun the sale of MekaMons, a gaming robot built by Silas Adekunle, a Nigerian-Briton.Adekunle, an engineer, graduated with first class honours from the University of the West of England in Bristol, with a bachelor of science in robotics technology.He was born in Nigeria but moved to the UK when he was 11 [...]

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    Apple crosses $800bn market value — first US company to do so

Apple crosses $800bn market value — first US company to do so

Apple Inc., the maker of iPhone and Mac computers has become the first company to cross the $800 billion market value threshold after a rise in stock price early in the week.Considered the world’s most valuable company, Apple shares on the Nasdaq exchange rose in midday trading Monday to a high of $153.70 per share.Multiplied by 5.21 billion outstanding shares, [...]

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    EU says Apple must pay £11bn to Ireland – that’s 15m iPhones

EU says Apple must pay £11bn to Ireland – that’s 15m iPhones

The European Commission on Tuesday ruled that Apple Inc. should pay Ireland as much as €13bn (£11bn) – worth 15 million iPhones – in back taxes.According to the commission, Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple.“This is illegal under EU state aid rules, because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses. [...]

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    Apple vows to tighten iPhone security after FBI breach

Apple vows to tighten iPhone security after FBI breach

Apple Inc. says it would increase security on its iPhones, following the breach by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after numerous back and forth.A court order by FBI had initially compelled Apple to create a backdoor for accessing the files on the phone of Syed Rizwan Farook, the San Bernardino shooter who killed 14 people in the US in [...]

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    US can’t force Apple to hack iPhone, court rules

US can’t force Apple to hack iPhone, court rules

A federal magistrate-judge in New York City has ruled that the US government cannot force Apple to hack an iPhone to facilitate the investigation of a known drug dealer.The court ruling is a big one for Apple, which is currently being asked by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to create a “back door” into an iPhone belonging to a [...]

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    Apple CEO opposes court order to help FBI unlock iPhone

Apple CEO opposes court order to help FBI unlock iPhone

Tim Cook, Apple Inc chief executive, says his company is opposed to a demand from a US judge to help the FBI break into an iPhone recovered from one of the San Bernardino shooters.Cook said that the demand threatened the security of Apple's customers and had "implications far beyond the legal case at hand".Judge Sheri Pym of U.S. District Court [...]

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    Apple sells over 10 million iPhone 6s in 72 hours

Apple sells over 10 million iPhone 6s in 72 hours

World’s most valuable company, Apple says the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models sold over 10 million units on its first weekend compared to over 9 million sold in the same period for iPhone 5c’s and 5s’ in September 2013.The sales figure was announced three days after iPhone6 and iPhone 6Plus models were launched.Apple CEO, Tim Cook, described this [...]

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    6 reasons you should get iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ on Friday

6 reasons you should get iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ on Friday

Following the official launch of the phones, Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available for pre-order in both the UK and US. However, following the euphoria of the launch of the new handsets, the most puzzling questions of all by eager users is which of the two would be ideal to get. With the juicy [...]

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    This 3D phone by Amazon is on ‘fire’

This 3D phone by Amazon is on ‘fire’

Chief Executive Officer of Amazon, Jeff Bezos on Wednesday unveiled the Fire Phone — a smartphone that is an extension of the company's Kindle Fire line of tablets — at an event in Seattle, Washington.The smartphone will be released on July 25, 2014 (pre-orders begin now) and will be exclusive to AT&T in the US. It will cost $199.99 for a 32GB version [...]

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    Amazon unveils its first 3D smartphone

Amazon unveils its first 3D smartphone

One of the biggest e-commerce companies in the world, Amazon, is set to launch it’s first-ever smartphone at an event in Seattle on Wednesday, but just what can we expect from the online retailer’s attempt to take on Apple and Google?In terms of technical specs, the phone is likely to be placed in the upper-middle slice of devices, with reports suggesting [...]

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