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 Global smartphone sales see worst drop ever in 2018, survey shows

Global smartphone sales see worst drop ever in 2018, survey shows

04/02/2019 - 10:58
Global smartphone sales saw their worst contraction in 2018, and the outlook for 2019 is not much better, new surveys show.  read more
Spree App selected as Apple ‘App of the Day’ - A first for SA ecommerce

Spree App selected as Apple ‘App of the Day’ - A first for SA ecommerce

26/04/2018 - 09:55
In a first for fashion ecommerce in South Africa, a team of editors at Apple has selected the Spree App as App of the Day. read more
Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

09/02/2018 - 10:44
Amazon has leapfrogged Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand after seeing its value increase by 42 percent last year. read more
Apple’s profit soars as its new iPhone hits Asian stores

Apple’s profit soars as its new iPhone hits Asian stores

03/11/2017 - 09:15
Apple profits soared by almost 20% as its flagship iPhone X hit stores in Asia on Friday, with the company predicting bumper sales despite its eye-watering price tag. read more
Drought takes its toll on apple and pear exports

Drought takes its toll on apple and pear exports

10/07/2017 - 10:22
The drought has slashed apple exports by 9%‚ says fruit industry body Hortgro. Pear exports are down 6% on 2016. read more
Apple’s quarterly profits rise but shares are down on weaker iPhone sales

Apple’s quarterly profits rise but shares are down on weaker iPhone sales

03/05/2017 - 14:36
San Francisco — Apple reported a rise in quarterly profits on Tuesday, but its shares took a hit from weaker iPhone sales ahead of a 10-year-anniversary model on the horizon. Apple said its profit climbed 4.9% to slightly more than $11bn on revenue rising 4.6% to $52.9bn in the quarter ending April 1. read more
Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8+

30/03/2017 - 10:02
Samsung’s hotly anticipated iPhone killer the Galaxy S8 launched this afternoon, in what is perhaps the most vital launch of the tech giant’s history. read more
Apple takes Samsung's crown as bestselling smartphone retailer

Apple takes Samsung's crown as bestselling smartphone retailer

02/02/2017 - 12:44
Apple has reclaimed its title as the world’s largest smartphone retailer, after five consecutive years of falling behind Samsung. read more
After a decade iPhone keeps making waves

After a decade iPhone keeps making waves

10/01/2017 - 09:05
Putting the internet in people’s pockets, and on tablet computers, has profoundly changed the way people watch films, get news, socialise and work read more
Kohl's, Apple provide best cross-channel experiences

Kohl's, Apple provide best cross-channel experiences

20/12/2016 - 08:41
With consumers increasingly blind to which "channel" they use during their multi-touch point shopping journeys, it's no longer sufficient for a retailer to offer a great customer experience in one channel but to fall short in another. Unfortunately, a survey of the top 50 U.S. retailers reveals that strong CX ratings across all three channels — store, web, and mobile — are still the exception rather than the rule. read more
Apple upgrades “stores” to mini-town squares

Apple upgrades “stores” to mini-town squares

25/10/2016 - 09:00
On the heels of removing the word “store” from it branding efforts and perhaps leading the charge in the changing role of the retail store, Apple’s retail chief, Angela Ahrendts revealed the technology giant is turning its locations into mini town squares. read more
With Samsung licking its wounds, can Google finally ignite retail sales?

With Samsung licking its wounds, can Google finally ignite retail sales?

17/10/2016 - 14:55
Smartphones have become an essential part of day-to-day life in the developed world over the past half-decade. read more
Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern

Apple debuts iPhone 7 amid investor concern

08/09/2016 - 12:31
Apple rolled out updated products and new features on Wednesday that mostly relied on an old strategy. The most valuable technology company is targeting pent-up appetite for new iPhones to reignite sales growth amid mounting investor concern that its pace of innovation is slowing. read more
Apple loses lawsuit over iPhone name

Apple loses lawsuit over iPhone name

04/05/2016 - 18:47
Beijing - Apple has lost a battle for the use of the “iPhone” trademark on leather goods in China after a Beijing court ruled against the world's biggest technology company in favour of a local firm, state media reported. read more
iFix and Hirsch Centurion Launch In-Store Kiosk

iFix and Hirsch Centurion Launch In-Store Kiosk

05/04/2016 - 11:37
iFix, in partnership with Hirsch’s has launched a walk-in, walk-out service kiosk, offering clients an affordable, efficient and hassle free way to deal with their device repair issues which arise from time to time. read more
Top 10 most valuable brands in Africa

Top 10 most valuable brands in Africa

28/10/2015 - 09:37
South African mobile operator MTN has been voted as the most ‘admired’ brand in Africa, and most valuable African brand. read more
Retail: Richemont plays catch-up

Retail: Richemont plays catch-up

06/05/2015 - 09:32
Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont is rolling out high-tech straps to counter the smartwatches designed by Apple and others.  read more
Five Brands to Watch in 2015 - USA

Five Brands to Watch in 2015 - USA

04/12/2014 - 10:08
Brand-building expert and consultant Denise Lee Yohn has released her annual outlook for the year, “Brands to Watch in 2015.” read more
South Africa’s biggest companies vs. the world

South Africa’s biggest companies vs. the world

03/11/2014 - 11:44
In just a few short months since its public listing in September, online retail giant, Alibaba, has already grown to become the 12th biggest company in the world. read more
The world’s most valuable brands in 2014

The world’s most valuable brands in 2014

13/10/2014 - 11:45
Tech companies dominate Interbrand’s list of most valuable brands in 2014, with electronics giant, Apple, leading overall with a brand value of US$119 billion. read more
IBM and Apple: ‘It’s Complicated’ for Retail

IBM and Apple: ‘It’s Complicated’ for Retail

21/07/2014 - 17:16
New York -- Greg Buzek, president of IHL, which tracks mobile spending and forecasts for the retail and hospitality markets, offers analysis on the recently announced IBM-Apple partnership. read more
Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp with integrated apps

Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp with integrated apps

06/06/2014 - 10:16
Apple has taken on Dropbox and WhatsApp with a series of software upgrades that mimic the rival apps’ services. At its annual conference for software developers, the firm unveiled iCloud Drive, an internet-based storage app, which works on Apple systems and PCs. read more
Apple in $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics

Apple in $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics

29/05/2014 - 10:43
California- In its largest deal ever, Apple said on late Wednesday that it is buying Beats Electronics LLC for $3 billion. Beats is a key player in the premium headphone market and is also in the streamlining music business.  read more
Microsoft launches larger surface Pro 3 to rival laptops

Microsoft launches larger surface Pro 3 to rival laptops

26/05/2014 - 09:57
Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Pro 3 - a bigger-screened, faster Windows 8 tablet than its predecessor. read more
 Google now second most valuable US firm

Google now second most valuable US firm

11/02/2014 - 10:20
New York - Google has passed Exxon to become the second most valuable US company by market capitalisation.  read more
Apple to refund $32.5 million in purchases made by kids

Apple to refund $32.5 million in purchases made by kids

17/01/2014 - 08:37
Apple Inc will refund consumers at least $32.5 million to settle a longstanding complaint that the technology company billed U.S. consumers for charges incurred by children through mobile apps without their parents’ consent. read more
Tablet growth forecasts

Tablet growth forecasts

13/01/2014 - 07:27
According to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, worldwide tablet shipments are expected to reach 221.3 million units in 2013, down slightly from a previous forecast of 227.4 million but still 53.5% above 2012 levels. read more
BlackBerry sues Seacrest’s Typo

BlackBerry sues Seacrest’s Typo

09/01/2014 - 09:13
San Francisco - BlackBerry Ltd., the smartphone maker that withdrew plans to sell itself and go private last year, sued Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC alleging it copied designs for a keyboard case. read more
‘China Mobile in talks with Apple’

‘China Mobile in talks with Apple’

20/12/2013 - 08:04
Taipei - China Mobile Ltd said it's still in talks with Apple Inc to sell iPhones amid mounting industry speculation that the pair are about to announce a deal to net the technology giant hundreds of millions of potential new customers. read more
Samsung shares rise

Samsung shares rise

25/11/2013 - 08:41
Seoul - South Korean markets took in stride a US federal jury's order for Samsung to pay $290 million in damages to Apple, with Samsung shares going up 0.69 percent on Friday. read more
BlackBerry board not keen on break-up

BlackBerry board not keen on break-up

12/11/2013 - 09:03
BlackBerry Ltd’s board does not believe a break-up of the Canadian smartphone maker is currently in its best interests, even though Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and Lenovo Group Ltd, among others, have expressed interest in acquiring parts of the company, according to people familiar with the discussions. read more
Samsung surges to new profit high

Samsung surges to new profit high

25/10/2013 - 09:51
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s quarterly operating profit surged 26 percent to a new record, matching estimates and powered by a strong recovery in its memory chip business as smartphone sales growth eases sharply. read more
HTC CEO wants to claw back smartphone market share

HTC CEO wants to claw back smartphone market share

23/10/2013 - 10:30
HTC Corp’s chief executive has handed some duties to the company’s chairwoman as the smartphone maker struggles to claw back market share from Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the Financial Times reported. read more
Samsung offers to end patent disputes

Samsung offers to end patent disputes

18/10/2013 - 08:53
Samsung Electronics has offered to stop taking rivals such as Apple to court in Europe over patent disputes in order to end an antitrust investigation, European Union regulators said on Thursday. read more
Apple unseats Coca-Cola as 'best brand'

Apple unseats Coca-Cola as 'best brand'

07/10/2013 - 11:03
Paris - Coca-Cola has lost its crown as the world's best brand, a closely watched survey said last month, unseated by the iconic iPhone and iPad maker Apple. read more
Who holds the keys to BlackBerry’s future?

Who holds the keys to BlackBerry’s future?

15/08/2013 - 09:13
BlackBerry Ltd is expected to draw preliminary interest from technology companies, buyout firms and Canadian pension funds, but its fate may ultimately rest in the hands of its largest shareholder, Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.  read more
South Africa’s most valuable brands

South Africa’s most valuable brands

02/08/2013 - 08:31
South African mobile operators and banking institutions top the list of South Africa’s most valuable brands, according to a new report. read more
Surface a huge loss for Microsoft

Surface a huge loss for Microsoft

31/07/2013 - 10:08
Microsoft Corp’s Surface tablets have yet to make any profit as sputtering sales have been eclipsed by advertising costs and an accounting charge, according to the software company’s annual report. read more
Smartphone growth soars

Smartphone growth soars

29/07/2013 - 07:48
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 6.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2013 (2Q13), while the shipment of smartphones grew 52.3% according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). read more
Blackberry to face tough questions from investors

Blackberry to face tough questions from investors

09/07/2013 - 08:22
BlackBerry will likely face tough questions about its future at its annual meeting on Tuesday after dismal quarterly results last week triggered a 28 percent plunge in the Canadian smartphone maker’s share price. read more
Samsung OLED TV gets steep price tag

Samsung OLED TV gets steep price tag

27/06/2013 - 09:21
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd slapped a $13,000 (R131,118) price tag on its first curved, super-thin OLED television to go on sale, the same price as rival LG Electronics Inc and one that underscores the high costs of the technology. read more
Tablet shipments to surpass portable PCs in 2013

Tablet shipments to surpass portable PCs in 2013

03/06/2013 - 09:29
According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% year over year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5 million units last year. read more
Apple customers pay for weak yen

Apple customers pay for weak yen

03/06/2013 - 08:40
Tokyo - Apple raised prices of iPads and iPods in Japan on Friday, becoming the highest-profile brand to join a growing list of foreign firms asking Japanese consumers to pay more as a weakening yen squeezes profit. read more
Wearable tech is coming on strong

Wearable tech is coming on strong

30/05/2013 - 09:42
Wearable computing is emerging as the type of significant technology shift that will drive innovation in the way personal computing did in the 1980s or mobile computing and tablets are doing currently, said Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker at the All Things D conference on Wednesday. read more
Walmart tops Fortune 500 list

Walmart tops Fortune 500 list

07/05/2013 - 08:26
New York - Wal-Mart Stores once again leads Fortune's list of the 500 biggest US companies by revenue, as the world's biggest retailer succeeded in posting strong growth despite a challenging economy for its shoppers. read more
Samsung and Apple heading in different directions

Samsung and Apple heading in different directions

06/05/2013 - 09:26
An estimated 405 million handsets, including 197 million smartphones, were shipped in the first quarter of 2013, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research.  read more
Samsung beats Apple to record profit

Samsung beats Apple to record profit

26/04/2013 - 09:12
Seoul - Samsung on Friday released the latest version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone, as it announced record first quarter profits driven by surging sales growth in its mobile division. read more
Apple's first profit drop in a decade

Apple's first profit drop in a decade

24/04/2013 - 09:41
San Francisco - Apple reported on Tuesday that its quarterly profit dipped for the first time in nearly a decade as it squeezed less money from its champions in the competitive smartphone and tablet markets. read more
Nokia looks to boost revenue in China

Nokia looks to boost revenue in China

16/04/2013 - 08:28
Nokia’s push to expand sales of its Lumia smartphones in new markets such as China should help shrink an overall revenue decline and reduce its first-quarter loss, easing some of the pressure on CEO Stephen Elop.  read more
Apple loses 'unlocking' patent

Apple loses 'unlocking' patent

08/04/2013 - 07:55
Munich - Apple has lost its patent protection in Germany for "slide to unlock," one of the most familiar features of its iPhones and iPads, with a court ruling that it was not a solution to something that had previously been a technical problem.  read more
Apple to release updated phone

Apple to release updated phone

04/04/2013 - 07:53
New York - The Wall Street Journal says Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models. read more
BlackBerry posts profit, Z10 a hit

BlackBerry posts profit, Z10 a hit

02/04/2013 - 07:20
Toronto - BlackBerry announced an unexpected quarterly profit on demand for the new touchscreen device that holds the key to its successful turnaround, but revenue remained far below year-earlier levels.  read more
Dell buyout intrigue heightens

Dell buyout intrigue heightens

25/03/2013 - 08:29
Michael Dell is about to find out if other bidders think his company is worth more than he does.  read more
New HTC phone to rollout this week

New HTC phone to rollout this week

25/03/2013 - 07:45
Taipei - Taiwan's HTC on Sunday announced its much-anticipated new flagship smartphone will go on sale in three countries this week, although the rollout elsewhere will only take place by the end of April. read more
Intel on hiring spree ahead of TV service

Intel on hiring spree ahead of TV service

19/03/2013 - 14:07
Intel Corp’s media group has been on a hiring spree as it prepares to launch an Internet television service later this year, underscoring the chip maker’s seriousness about the new business. read more
Sony chairman, Howard Stringer, to retire

Sony chairman, Howard Stringer, to retire

11/03/2013 - 08:52
Sony Corp’s board chairman, Howard Stringer, who headed the company as chief executive for six years until last April, will retire from Japan’s struggling consumer electronics giant in June, the Financial Times reported. read more
Apple CEO to testify in e-book case?

Apple CEO to testify in e-book case?

11/03/2013 - 08:43
Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook could be deposed in the government’s lawsuit against the company over alleged price-setting in the e-book market. read more
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 unveiled

25/02/2013 - 08:51
Samsung Electronics is beefing up its tablet range with a competitor to Apple’s iPad Mini that sports a pen for writing on the screen.  read more
Apple loses iPhone trademark (in Brazil)

Apple loses iPhone trademark (in Brazil)

18/02/2013 - 09:59
Brazil’s copyright regulator on Wednesday stripped Apple Inc of the right to use its iPhone trademark in that country, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website on Wednesday. read more
LG unveils new full-HD smartphone

LG unveils new full-HD smartphone

18/02/2013 - 09:16
Seoul - LG Electronics unveiled Monday the latest version of its flagship smartphone, boasting a higher resolution screen aimed at gaining a technical edge over bigger rivals like Samsung. read more
Apple, Costco and Container Store top ‘100 Best Retailers to Work For’ list

Apple, Costco and Container Store top ‘100 Best Retailers to Work For’ list

14/02/2013 - 09:32
Raleigh, N.C. -- Apple, Costco and The Container Store top the “2012 100 Best Retailers To Work For” list compiled by The Retail Life online retail community, which was developed by Headway Workforce Solutions. DSW and American Eagle outfitters round out the top five. read more
Intel looks to Internet TV

Intel looks to Internet TV

13/02/2013 - 09:12
Top chipmaker Intel Corp plans to launch an Internet television service this year with live and on-demand content, entering a hotly competitive race as its core PC business erodes. read more
Apple CEO shrugs off lawsuit

Apple CEO shrugs off lawsuit

13/02/2013 - 08:08
San Francisco - Apple CEO Tim Cook termed a shareholder lawsuit against the company a "silly sideshow", but says he is open to looking at the shareholder's proposals for sharing more cash with investors.  read more
Are smart watches the next big thing?

Are smart watches the next big thing?

12/02/2013 - 08:58
Apple Inc. is experimenting with the design of a device similar to a wristwatch that would operate on the same platform as the iPhone and would be made with curved glass, the New York Times reported on Sunday. read more
Restoring Dell to its former glory

Restoring Dell to its former glory

07/02/2013 - 08:30
Michael Dell once gave up day-to-day control of the computer company that bears his name – and everything began to go south. Now the billionaire is cementing his grip over the firm to try to restore it to its former glory.  read more
Worldwide tablet sales soar

Worldwide tablet sales soar

01/02/2013 - 08:08
Washington - Worldwide tablet sales jumped in the fourth quarter beyond even some of the most optimistic forecasts to 52.5 million, with Android-powered devices pacing growth, a survey showed on Thursday. read more
Steve Jobs threatened patent lawsuits

Steve Jobs threatened patent lawsuits

23/01/2013 - 09:27
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company’s chief executive didn’t agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing made public on Tuesday. read more
Samsung Galaxy S sales top 100m

Samsung Galaxy S sales top 100m

15/01/2013 - 07:42
Seoul - Samsung Electronics said Monday that global sales of its flagship Galaxy S smartphones had topped 100 million since the first model debuted in 2010, cementing its dominant position over US rival Apple.  read more
Android leaps into home appliances

Android leaps into home appliances

10/01/2013 - 07:52
Google’s Android software, the most widely used smartphone operating system, is making the leap to rice cookers and refrigerators as manufacturers vie to dominate the market for gadgets controlled via the internet.  read more
Intel adapts to smartphone generation

Intel adapts to smartphone generation

11/12/2012 - 09:38
Intel presented new manufacturing technology that it said keeps it on track to launch a new generation of chips for smartphones and tablets as it rushes to catch up with Qualcomm and other rivals in the fast-growing mobile market. read more
Android dominates on smartphones

Android dominates on smartphones

06/11/2012 - 08:10
Google‘s Android operating system is now on three of every four smartphones shipped in the third quarter, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) report.  read more
Samsung handsets mask weak chip sales

Samsung handsets mask weak chip sales

26/10/2012 - 07:52
Seoul - Samsung Electronics, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported record quarterly profit of $7.4-billion on Friday, with strong sales of its Galaxy range of phones masking sharply lower memory chip sales. read more
iPad Mini arrives

iPad Mini arrives

25/10/2012 - 08:46
Apple Inc took the wraps off an 8-inch tablet on Tuesday in its biggest product move since the debut of the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller version of the gadget into a market staked out by Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc. read more
Apple loses appeal against Samsung

Apple loses appeal against Samsung

19/10/2012 - 08:28
Apple Inc lost its appeal of a ruling that its rival Samsung‘s Galaxy tablet computer did not copy Apple’s registered tablet designs in a British court on Thursday. read more
LG Optimus G revealed

LG Optimus G revealed

18/09/2012 - 08:23
LG Electronics Inc unveiled its latest high-end smartphone packed with powerful hardware upgrades on Tuesday, as the struggling South Korean firm tries to win market share from Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the crucial holiday quarter. read more
Stakes high as Apple releases iPhone 5

Stakes high as Apple releases iPhone 5

12/09/2012 - 09:22
Apple’s debut of its redesigned iPhone will test anew its high-stakes strategy of once-a-year upgrades for a product that accounts for about 70 percent of the company’s profits.  read more
New Samsung Galaxy heads for SA

New Samsung Galaxy heads for SA

10/09/2012 - 08:57
Cape Town - Samsung's new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was unveiled in Johannesburg last night and is set to hit local stores as early as next month.  read more
Apple gains $18bn as Samsung sheds $12bn

Apple gains $18bn as Samsung sheds $12bn

29/08/2012 - 08:20
New York - Apple's $1bn court win against Samsung is translating into a much bigger jump in its market value, AP reported on Monday.  read more
Apple hits new high as US stocks gain

Apple hits new high as US stocks gain

20/08/2012 - 10:39
Apple shares hit a new all-time high Friday as US stocks closed out the week with a second day of solid gains that put the Dow at its highest level since the last days of 2007.  read more
Samsung’s new tablet not expected to trounce iPad

Samsung’s new tablet not expected to trounce iPad

17/08/2012 - 09:31
Samsung Electronics’ new tablet, first unveiled in February this year, is the South Korean electronics giant’s latest attempt to wrest market share from Apple, but it is not being heralded as an iPad killer. read more
Apple posts disappointing profits

Apple posts disappointing profits

25/07/2012 - 09:00
San Francisco - Apple on Tuesday reported a rise in its quarterly profit to $8.8bn on hot iPad sales but missed lofty Wall Street expectations due, in part, to iPhone lovers waiting for a rumoured new model.  read more
Apple to launch smaller tablet

Apple to launch smaller tablet

06/07/2012 - 07:47
New York - Apple is preparing to launch a smaller tablet computer in the coming months in a bid to maintain its edge in an increasingly crowded market, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. read more
Apple pays $60m to settle iPad trademark dispute in China

Apple pays $60m to settle iPad trademark dispute in China

04/07/2012 - 08:05
Shanghai — Apple has paid $60m to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to end a dispute over the iPad trademark in China that saw the world’s most valuable technology company engaged in a protracted legal tussle with a nearly bankrupt Chinese company. read more
Google undercuts Apple tablet with Android

Google undercuts Apple tablet with Android

02/07/2012 - 07:51
Google opened two new fronts in the computer hardware wars on Wednesday with the launch of a new 7-inch tablet and a living-room media device running its latest Android software that it hopes will challenge Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.  read more
Microsoft launches iPad rival

Microsoft launches iPad rival

20/06/2012 - 08:41
Los Angeles - Microsoft introduced its own line of tablet computers on Monday at a much-hyped press event in Los Angeles, marking a major strategic shift for the software giant as it struggles to compete with Apple and reinvent its ageing Windows franchise. read more
Apple hits back at Samsung tablet

Apple hits back at Samsung tablet

07/05/2012 - 07:47
Samsung Electronics, sanctioned by a US judge for its failure to produce source code in a patent-infringement case in San Jose, California, will be unable to use some evidence to defend itself against Apple.  read more
Samsung outsells Apple iPhone

Samsung outsells Apple iPhone

02/05/2012 - 07:54
Samsung Electronics reported a record $5,2bn profit in the first quarter on Friday, overtaking Nokia as the top cellphone seller, and its Galaxy smartphones outsold Apple’s iPhone at the top of the market.  read more
Wal-Mart to Sell New IPads at Midnight, Before Apple Stores

Wal-Mart to Sell New IPads at Midnight, Before Apple Stores

16/03/2012 - 07:52
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) shoppers will get an eight-hour head start in buying Apple Inc.’s new iPad.  read more
Apple Faces Fight in China as Proview Asks Retailers to Stop Selling IPads

Apple Faces Fight in China as Proview Asks Retailers to Stop Selling IPads

17/02/2012 - 13:42
Proview International Holdings Ltd. (334), which claims ownership of the iPad trademark in China, asked retailers to stop selling Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s tablet computer as the dispute between the two companies intensified.  read more
Losses of Japanese Electronic Firms Worsen

Losses of Japanese Electronic Firms Worsen

06/02/2012 - 08:59
Japan’s biggest makers of phones, televisions and chips say they’ll lose about $17 billion this year, about three-quarters of what Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) will spend on research to lengthen the lead over its competitors. read more
Apple Names Dixons CEO Browett as Retail Head in Cook’s First Outside Pick

Apple Names Dixons CEO Browett as Retail Head in Cook’s First Outside Pick

01/02/2012 - 08:51
Apple Inc. (AAPL) named the chief executive officer of the largest U.K. consumer-electronics retailer to run its stores, ending more than seven months of searching for an executive to oversee international expansion. read more
Apple shares soar after blockbuster earnings

Apple shares soar after blockbuster earnings

26/01/2012 - 08:51
New York - Apple shares soared on Wednesday following blockbuster quarterly earnings and the California gadget-maker briefly surged past ExxonMobil to become the largest US company in terms of market value.  read more
Samsung extends patent row with Apple

Samsung extends patent row with Apple

20/12/2011 - 08:57
Seoul - Samsung Electronics has filed new claims in its patent war with Apple over alleged patent infringements in Germany, a spokesperson for the company said on Monday. read more
Samsung wins appeal on Galaxy ban

Samsung wins appeal on Galaxy ban

30/11/2011 - 09:18
Sydney - An Australian court on Wednesday reversed a ban on the sale of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy tablet computers in the country, handing it a rare victory against rival Apple in the firms' intensifying global patent war.  read more
Loyalty to Apple wanes

Loyalty to Apple wanes

28/11/2011 - 08:12
Apple products have always cost more than the equivalent products elsewhere. It's one of the reasons that Apple has historically had very high brand loyalty and very low market share - a classic luxury good combination. read more
Walmart uses apps to target shoppers

Walmart uses apps to target shoppers

10/11/2011 - 10:06
Shoppers at US Walmart stores can now research the trove of product data the world’s largest retailer gathers, through a new iPad app and updated app for iPhones. read more