Apple Beats Sales Estimates; Shares Rise

May 2, 2018

Revenue grows the most since 2015; sales of wearables jump IPhone sales meet projections; Apple sees more revenue gains Apple Inc. reported revenue and profit that beat analysts’ estimates and projected continued sales momentum, calming concern about demand for the iPhone, its most-important product. The Cupertino, California-based company also raised its dividend, unveiled a new $100 billion share buyback and climbed following the results. Apple revenue rose 16 percent to…

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Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time

March 19, 2018

The company has a secret manufacturing facility in California Apple Watch to be first Apple product with MicroLED technology LuxVue in 2014. About a year after that acquisition, Apple opened a display research lab (described internally as a “Technology Center”) in MicroLED screens is extraordinarily complex. Depending on screen size, they can contain millions of individual pixels. Each has three sub-pixels: red, green and blue LEDs. Each of these tiny…

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Apple Plans Upgrades to Popular AirPods Headphones

February 23, 2018

Apple Inc., seeking to bolster its wearables business, is working on upgrades to its wireless AirPods headphones, according to people familiar with the matter. Like with its mobile devices — the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch — Apple intends to frequently update the AirPods with new hardware features. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is working on a new version for release as soon as this year with an upgraded wireless…

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Fitbit Ionic Review: The Arms Race for Wrists Shifts Into High Gear

November 24, 2017

Among the high-achieving, mostly urban-dwelling professionals who spend a lot of time, money, and psychic energy on endurance competitions, athletic ambitions are worn on the wrist. That’s why investment bankers and executives helped make the Timex Ironman one of the best-selling watches in the world—a Rolex communicates wealth, but that $100 digital wristwatch says you’re serious about training in and out of the office. I consider myself part of this…

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Forward brings its personalized healthcare service to Los Angeles

November 20, 2017

Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that’s looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple’s image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles. Weaving together a number of Silicon Valley’s favorite healthcare trends, the company’s services combine proprietary, purpose-built medical devices with algorithmically enabled diagnostic tools, and the latest in gene, bacteria and blood tests to provide a holistic view of its patients’ health. These technologies and services include: unlimited…

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Apple reportedly in talks with Aetna to bring the Apple Watch to millions of customers

August 21, 2017

Apple and Aetna have held several secret meetings to discuss offering the Apple Watch to Aetnas 23 million customers, according to CNBC. These meetings, held on Thursday and Friday of last week in Southern California,reportedly involved top executives from both companies, including Myoung Cha, who is in charge of Apples special health projects, and hospital chief medical information officers from across the country. Aetna could roll out the plan as…

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