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Apple Q2 2019 Earnings Show iPhone Business Stalling, But Services Expanding at Rapid Pace

Everyone has a theory: Maybe it’s that iPhones are too expensive. Maybe it’s that Apple’s quality control seems weaker, or that they’ve alienated consumers by removing consumer-friendly features like the headphone jack. Maybe it’s that iPhones keep getting more and more expensive at a time when consumers have realized…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Science, Technology, Mac, Finance, Tim Cook, Services, Silicon Valley, Apple Q2 2019, Rapid Pace


Ideas For Real Estate Marketing That Works

The competition among realtors is heating up, and these days it is crucial to have expert skills in online and offline marketing to stand out from the competition. Also, if you’re not active, engaging, and leveraging online platforms, then you’re missing out. In this article, we are sharing with you some real estate marketing ideas to help you boost your brand and business. 1. Monitor And Scout Your Competition Take note of what your competitors are doing. Try to know how they run their...
Tags: Google, General, Radio, Facebook Twitter, Real Estate Marketing That Works, Social Media Presence Create, Google My Business Page Google My Business


SoftBank Vision Fund says its team will balloon to a whopping 800 people in the next 24 months

SoftBank Vision Fund has its pedal to the metal in more ways than one. On stage at the Milken Institute Global Conference yesterday, the CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisors, Rajeev Misra, reportedly disclosed plans to double the size of the investment arm from 400 employees to 800 employees over the next 18 to 24 months. That’s a lot of people  — especially considering that last September, one of its managing directors, Jeffrey Housenbold, told us that the organization employed 86 investors a...
Tags: TC, Uber, Hong Kong, New York, Saudi Arabia, China, Softbank, Tech, Bloomberg, Turkey, Sprint, Venture Capital, WeWork, Cia, Abu Dhabi, Yemen


SoftBank Vision Fund says its team will balloon to a whopping 800 people by late next year

SoftBank Vision Fund has its pedal to the metal in more ways than one. On stage at the Milken Institute Global Conference yesterday, the CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisors, Rajeev Misra, reportedly disclosed plans to double the size of the investment arm from 400 employees to 800 employees over the next 18 months. That’s a lot of people  — especially when considering that last September, one of SoftBank Vision Fund’s managing directors, Jeffrey Housenbold, told this editor that the organization...
Tags: TC, Hong Kong, New York, Saudi Arabia, China, Softbank, Tech, Bloomberg, Turkey, Sprint, WeWork, Cia, Abu Dhabi, Latin America, Cnbc, Silver Lake


The Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy tablets get big discounts at Walmart

If you’ve been thinking about a tablet but have been waiting for a deal, you're in luck. Walmart just cut prices on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and 2018 Apple iPad, letting you score one of these great devices and save $80. The post The Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy tablets get big discounts at Walmart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Tablets, Android Tablet, Samsung Galaxy, Apple Ipad, Samsung Galaxy Tab


Apple's new services 'aren't hobbies,' a testy Tim Cook told analysts (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook seemed defensive Tuesday when asked to assess the potential of the company's new service offerings. Apple's new subscription video, game, and news services "aren't hobbies," Cook said. The line was reminiscent of one he and former CEO Steve Jobs long used to describe Apple TV, the company's digital video streaming device. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple, it seems, is no longer interested in hobbies. On a conference call with analysts Tuesday, Tim C...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hollywood, Cook, Steve Jobs, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Tim Cook, Aapl, Spotify Netflix, Apple Card


These 9 charts from Apple's most recent quarter show the tricky situation it's in as it moves away from the iPhone and towards services (AAPL)

Apple topped Wall Street targets in its fiscal Q2, even though its overall revenue declined.  The company is in the midst of a major shift to its business, as it emphasizes services over device sales.  These charts show which parts of the Apple business stood out in fiscal Q2. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's stock got a nice boost on Tuesday after the company posted better-than-expected results for its fiscal second quarter.  Of course, it's worth keeping in mind t...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Aapl


Google spent $1.2 million last year to protect CEO Sundar Pichai in an 'overall security program' that started months after the YouTube shooting (GOOG, GOOGL)

The cost of Google CEO Sundar Pichai's personal security nearly doubled last year, according to the company's proxy report to shareholders released on Tuesday. Google spent over $ 1.2 million in 2018 on Pichai's security unit, compared to a spend of roughly $680,000 the year prior. A Google spokesperson told Business Insider on Tuesday that a security program for its CEO was not entirely new and something that is continuously adjusted. The timing of the upgraded security, however, came jus...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Youtube, Trends, Toyota, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Zuckerberg, San Bruno, YouTube Facebook, Business Insider s Rob Price, Pichai Join


AWS opens up its managed blockchain as a service to everybody

After announcing that they were launching a managed blockchain service late last year, Amazon Web Services is now opening that service up for general availability. It was only about five months ago that AWS chief executive Andy Jassy announced that the company was reversing course on its previous dismissal of blockchain technologies and laid out a new service it would develop on top of open source frameworks like Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. AWS launches a managed blockchain service ...
Tags: TC, Microsoft, Tech, Bitcoin, AT&T, Computing, Aws, Ibm, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Amazon Web Services, Nestle, Andy Jassy, Singapore Exchange, Hyperledger


Apple Says Its Photo Editing Suite Aperture Won't Run in Future macOS Versions

In a new support document, Apple has indicated that its legacy photo editing suite Aperture will not run in future versions of macOS after macOS Mojave. From a report: The support document provides users with steps to migrate Aperture libraries to Apple's newer Photos app for Mac or Adobe Lightroom Classic. Apple ceased development of Aperture in June 2014 and removed the software from the Mac App Store in April 2015 after the launch of the Photos app for Mac. However, the application continues ...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Mac App Store


Huawei jumps ahead of Apple in tough smartphone market

China-based Huawei outsold Apple's iPhones in the first quarter of this year, seizing the California company's second place spot in a tightening smartphone market dominated by Samsung, a tracker said Tuesday. A total of 310.8 million smartphones were shipped globally during the first three months of this year in a 6.6 percent decline from the same period in 2018, according to preliminary data from the Chinese-owned International Data Corporation. IDC saw the results as a sign that 2019 will be...
Tags: Apple, News, California, China, Samsung, Huawei, International Data Corporation IDC


AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

Matt Miesnieks Contributor Matt Miesnieks is a partner at Super Ventures. More posts by this contributor Why the YouTube of AR won’t be YouTube The product design challenges of AR on smartphones The martial arts actor Jet Li turned down a role in the Matrix and has been invisible on our screens because he does not want his fighting moves 3D-captured and owned by someone else. Soon everyone will be wearing 3D-capable cameras to supp...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Column, Europe, W3c, China, Tech, Mozilla, Tim Cook, Google Glass, Augmented Reality, Jet Li, Central Park, Napster, Eula


Instagram's New Feature Lets You Add a Donation Sticker to Your Story

Instagram is now helping you raise money for your favorite nonprofit organizations - the app just rolled out a brand-new feature allowing users to add donation stickers to their Stories. The update is pretty similar to the Facebook feature that lets users collect donations from friends to give to specific groups, though Instagram's version is only available to U.S.-based users at the moment. The feature was announced (among other exciting updates) at Facebook's annual F8 conference, and Instagra...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Religion, America, Tech, Instagram Stories, St Jude Children s Research Hospital Read


Mark Shuttleworth Sees Increased Demand For Enterprise Ubuntu Linux Desktop

Canonical's real money comes from the cloud and Internet of Things, but AI and machine learning developers are demanding -- and getting -- Ubuntu Linux desktop with enterprise support. From a report: In a wide-ranging conversation at Open Infrastructure Summit, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux and its corporate parent Canonical, said: "We have seen companies signing up for Linux desktop support, because they want to have fleets of Ubuntu desktop for their artificial intelligence engine...
Tags: Tech, Don, Mark Shuttleworth, Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Linux


Apple iPhone sales continue to fall

Apple, which touts more than a billion of its devices in use around the world, is trying to steer the attention of Wall Street away from falling iPhone sales and toward services.The device-maker on Tuesday said sales of iPhones... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Wall Street


S&P 500 Closes At All-Time High; Apple Surges on Earnings Release

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.
Tags: Apple, Finance, Article, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, ETF Trends, 635492bb-a50e-5dbf-90c9-a518bb2ee97e


SoftBank makes a huge bet on Latin America

Rappi represents a new era for Latin American technology startups. Based in Bogotá, Colombia, the on-demand delivery startup has taken the region by storm, attracting a record amount of venture capital funding in mere months. Today marks the beginning of a new round of explosive growth as SoftBank, the Japanese telecom giant and prolific Silicon Valley tech investor, has confirmed a $1 billion investment in the business. The king-sized financing comes two months after SoftBank announced it...
Tags: Food, Startups, Y Combinator, Softbank, Tech, Companies, Colombia, Chile, Venture Capital, Tencent, Brazil, Argentina, Silicon Valley, South America, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital


Expect a Major Asteroid Strike in Your Lifetime, Says NASA Head

This week, as scientists work through an exercise simulating an imminent asteroid impact with Earth, NASA's administrator Jim Bridenstine warned the real-world threat should be taken seriously. From a report: Bridenstine acknowledged "the giggle factor," the dismissive response the topic has been met with in the past, at the start of his keynote remarks Monday at the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference in College Park, Maryland. "We have to make sure that people un...
Tags: Hollywood, Tech, Nasa, College Park Maryland, Jim Bridenstine, Bridenstine


Microsoft, Google and others 'are making little or no impact' on Amazon's cloud dominance, according to an analysis of their quarterly earnings reports (AMZN, MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

Cloud market researcher Synergy is in the process of tallying the market share of the top vendors now that all of their Q1 earnings reports are in. Business Insider got a look at a preview of the report.  The big news is that even though the market is growing incredibly rapidly for cloud vendors like Microsoft and Google, they aren't peeling share away from Amazon. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Now that all of the major cloud computing vendors have published their first ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Alibaba, Tencent, Aws, Ibm, Dell, Sundar Pichai, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Google, AMZN, Amazon Microsoft, John Dinsdale, Synergy Research Group


Dreams of ubiquitous social robots still aren’t coming true

Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down. The latest casualty was San Francisco startup Anki, maker of the playful toy robot Cozmo, which upon its release in 2016 seemed like the start of a new wave of sociable machines. That dream ended this week when Anki CEO and co-founder Boris Sofman gathered many of the company’s nearly 200 employees to deliver the news that all ...
Tags: Google, Business, Technology, California, Boston, Toronto, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Time Magazine, Portland Oregon, Anki, Jibo, Vector, Kuri


Conde Nast positions itself as the new primetime TV

It isn’t exactly a new strategy for digital publishers to position themselves as TV replacements during the NewFronts. But Condé Nast is making the most direct push so far to take on traditional during this week’s NewFronts, introducing new ad products that package its premium inventory, and a deal with Nielsen to measure its content. “We are the new Thursday night and we are always on,” Pamela Drucker Mann, chief revenue and marketing officer, said during Condé’s presentation at Mercado Litt...
Tags: Google, Youtube, New York City, Advertising, Pandora, Conde Nast, Conde Nast Entertainment, Dish Network, Nielsen, Roger Lynch, Conde, Pamela Drucker Mann, Drucker Mann, Dawn Ostroff, Oren Katzeff, Mercado Little Spain


Apple says products like the Apple Watch and Airpods are doing so well, its wearables business is as big as a Fortune 200 company (AAPL)

Apple's wearables business is now the size of a Fortune 200 company, CEO Tim Cook said on the company's earnings call. That product category includes the Apple Watch, as well as its wildly successful AirPods wireless headphones. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Apple's wearables business had a blockbuster fiscal second quarter. On the company's earnings call, CEO Tim Cook said Apple's wearables business is now the size of a Fortune 200 company, which he described as an "am...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Samsung, Trends, Tim Cook, Aapl, Strategy Analytics Apple


YouTube sets a goal of having half of trending videos coming from its own site

YouTube wants to have half of the featured videos in its trending tab come from streams originating on the company’s own site going forward, according to the latest quarterly letter from chief executive Susan Wojcicki. The letter, directed to YouTube’s users, is meant to help ease concerns the site’s biggest stars have over copyright challenges, advertising policies and video monetization — along with their shrinking presence on the site’s trending feature. It’s been a rough quarter for YouT...
Tags: Google, TC, Europe, Media, Youtube, Social Media, Tech, United States, New Zealand, Susan Wojcicki, Christchurch, World Wide Web, Internet Television, Video Hosting, Wojcicki, Christchurch New Zealand


Legal Tech Moves The Bottom Line

The use of accessible and impactful technologies to achieve better outcomes and offer higher value is not only increasing, but also delivering measurable impact and profitability.
Tags: Technology, Law, Dean Sonderegger, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory


S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours

The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews


Energy Department says it will remove plutonium from Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is pledging to expedite the removal of weapons-grade plutonium secretly shipped to Nevada last year. Perry said in an April 24 letter to Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto that the Energy Department intends to start removing the highly radioactive material in 2021 and finish by the […]
Tags: Technology, News, Rick Perry, Nevada, Perry, RENO Nev AP, Energy Department, U S Energy, Nevada Sen Catherine Cortez Masto


Regulators: Los Alamos lab nuclear safety effort falls short

SANTA FE, New Mexico (AP) — Regulators say Los Alamos National Laboratory has not ensured sufficient nuclear safety in its operations as the New Mexico facility prepares to increase its work with plutonium. The U.S. Department of Energy has released a list of problems regarding the laboratory’s nuclear safety management, The Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, New Mexico, Los Alamos, Los Alamos National Laboratory, U S Department of Energy, Albuquerque Journal


Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Stepping Down From Alphabet Board

Schmidt, 64, ran Google from 2001 to 2011, overseeing some of the company’s most enduring acquisitions and skyrocketing revenue growth. In 2011, after co-founder Larry Page returned as CEO, Schmidt shifted to executive chairman.
Tags: Google, Science, Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, SCHMIDT


Apple optimistic as iPhone price cuts help in China, watches pull in new buyers

Apple Inc on Tuesday forecast stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue and Chief Executive Tim Cook said iPhone sales had started to stabilize in China, a sign that Apple's price cuts there are helping limit sales declines.
Tags: Apple, Money, China, businessNews, Tim Cook, Apple Inc


Google Fixes Issue With Search Console Index Coverage Report by @MattGSouthern

Google confirmed the issue with missing data in Search Console's index coverage report has been fixed.The post Google Fixes Issue With Search Console Index Coverage Report by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, Tools, News, Seo



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