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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
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
While Apple's decision to remove five of Alex Jones' podcasts has caused many platforms to follow suit, Infowars' app is still available in the App Store   —  - Apple said on Sunday that it will remove several Infowars podcasts from its iTunes directory, including the widely-viewed Alex Jones Show.
Aug 6, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Light, which makes a 16-lens camera, raises $121M Series D led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to bring its camera tech to smartphones and self-driving cars   —  - Light, a Palo Alto-based company that makes a 16-lens camera, just raised a whopping $121 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund.
Jul 18, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Ming-Chi Kuo report: Galaxy S10 to come in three sizes in 2019, with 5.8", 6.1", 6.4" screens; the larger two will have fingerprint sensors built into display   —  - Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup is expected to be composed of three models when it launches next year, according to a well-known research analyst.
Jul 16, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Facebook and Microsoft confirm plans to update their gun emoji designs to be more in line with Apple, Samsung, and Google; Microsoft shares water gun design   —  - The latest companies to redesign their gun emojis are Facebook and Microsoft, which announced the upcoming changes this week.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
SEC says Altaba, the holding company that owns the remains of Yahoo, must pay a $35M fine to settle charges that it misled investors over 2014 hack by Russians   —  - In 2014, Yahoo was hacked by a state-sponsored actor identified as Russia.  — Investors didn't learn about the incident until 2016.
Apr 24, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Piper Jaffray: 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, up from 78% last fall, and 84% say their next phone will be an iPhone   —  - 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, the highest percentage ever in the history of a Piper Jaffray study about teens.
Apr 10, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Apple shipped about 8M watches in Q4 2017 according to Canalys, which is more than the entire Swiss watch industry sold last quarter   —  - A new estimate suggests that Apple sold more watches than the entire Swiss watch industry last quarter.  — Estimates suggest Apple sold about 8 million watches during the holiday quarter.
Feb 11, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Andrew Ng raises $175M AI fund from Sequoia, Greylock, SoftBank, others, and makes first public investment in Landing.AI, a startup using AI in manufacturing   —  - Andrew Ng is one of the world's most respected artificial intelligence researchers and executives.
Jan 30, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Magic Leap reveals its Magic Leap One “Creator Edition” AR headset, which it says is coming in 2018   —  Magic Leap updated its website on Wednesday morning, revealing its highly anticipated augmented reality smart glasses for the first time.  —  Billed as the Magic Leap One …
Dec 20, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context

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