The Apple Watch smart watch is a hit, at least at Best Buy. The retailer said it plans to increase the number of stores in which it sells the gadget by 10-fold over the next month due to high demand.
The recent acquisition of Nokia's Here digital mapping and location services business by a consortium comprising Audi, BMW and Daimler is a harbinger for widespread strategic change in technology supply for automobiles. Smartcar companies including Daimler and Volkswagen admit they need Apple and Google as partners, but these Silicon Valley companies also pose significant threats as suppliers and as direct competitors.
Online video streaming devices are present in 21 percent of U.S. homes, a 13 percent increase over the past year, new research from The Diffusion Group has found. Further, a Parks Associates study revealed that four brands make up 86 percent of all streaming devices sold: Amazon, Apple, Google and Roku.
While exact numbers are almost impossible to nail down, industry women are pointing to an increase in the number of women in developing and the opportunities offered to them, thanks in large part to women-oriented programs at a growing list of major companies, including AT&T, Intel and Apple. Special report
Research firm IDC said smartphone sales growth in 2015 will be slower than it had expected as sales in China slow down and the market there starts to become more saturated – and more like mature Western markets.
Markets all over the world are coping with sympathy pain following the steep decline of China's stock exchange, but Apple CEO Tim Cook said he's not worried about his company's long-term business prospects in China.
Samsung Electronics ran out of Galaxy devices it had set aside for iPhone customers to "test drive" for a month on the first day of the promotion, which Samsung attributed to strong demand.
Apple CEO Tim Cook indicated that he has confidence in the company's business in China, especially its iPhone sales, despite investors' fears about slowing economic growth in the world's largest smartphone market that have sent stock markets around the globe spiraling downward.
Samsung Electronics is hoping to entice Apple iPhone users to switch over to its latest Android-based high-end phones with a free 30-day trial. The promotion is kicking off just as sales at U.S. carriers are getting under way.
Samsung lost 4.3 percentage points in market share year-on-year and declined 5.3 percent in unit sales in the second quarter of 2015.