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Kif Leswing / INSIDER:
Sources: Apple invited 30+ app devs to an April 2017 meeting to recommend they move from selling apps at a low upfront cost to a subscription-based SaaS model   —  - But there are concerns that the competitiveness of the marketplace may make it difficult to maintain high-quality utility apps.
Aug 13, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple hopes to grow sales in India by opening stores starting next year, improving apps and services aimed at Indians, and offering better retail deals   —  Samsung, Xiaomi, and other rivals are stomping the company in India, where it ranks 11th.  —  In Bengaluru's busy Madiwala neighborhood …
Aug 6, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Adam Fisher / New York Magazine:
Former employees reflect on the rise and fall of General Magic, which spun out of Apple in 1990 with much of the original Mac team to build a PDA-like device   —  Chances are that you've never heard of General Magic, but in Silicon Valley the company is the stuff of legend.
Aug 4, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Peter Burrows / Fast Company:
How Doppler Labs, a failed startup that demoed an in-ear computer in 2016, may have influenced development of similar technologies at Amazon, Apple, and Google   —  In October 2016, an impressive group of tech industry royalty took the time to get a demonstration of a product from a startup called Doppler Labs.
Aug 4, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
CIRP: Amazon has 70% of smart speaker market in US and Google has 24% as installed base hits 50M; Apple doubled its share in Q2 to 6%   —  Apple was late to bring out its own smart speaker, and it shows.  —  Only 6 percent of smart speaker users in the US had one of the tech titan's HomePod devices …
Aug 2, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Reuters:
Apple is speaking with Chinese telecom firms to find ways to reduce spam messages, after state media alleged it was allowing illegal content on its platform   —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is speaking with Chinese telecom firms to find ways to reduce spam received through its messaging service …
Aug 2, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Eric Feng:
Overview of the iPhone-fueled “golden age” of tech startups from 2009-2012, how FAANG firms succeeded in its aftermath, and why B2C startups still have a chance   —  Ten years ago this month on July 10, 2008, Apple first unveiled the App Store and kicked off one of the greatest periods …
Jul 22, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Counterpoint Research: Apple sold less than 1M iPhones in India in the first half of 2018; sources: three key Apple India sales executives have left   —  - Recent exits are said to include sales and distribution heads  — The iPhone maker struggles to compete in a fast-growing market
Jul 14, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Brook Larmer / New York Times:
The explosion of e-waste, estimated to cross 57M tons annually by 2021, highlights its dual role as environmental scourge and potential economic resource   —  The police raid on a junkyard on the outskirts of Bangkok had all the trappings of a drug bust.  Swarming onto the open-air property in late May …
Jul 8, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung forecasts ~$13.2B operating profit in Q2, up 5% YoY but breaking streak of quarterly records, amid reports of weak Galaxy S9 sales   —  Company expects operating profit of 14.8 trillion South Korean won; end of record-earnings streak  —  SEOUL—Samsung Electronics estimates …
Jul 6, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context

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