While both Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the branded tablet market workdwide, Chinese company Lenovo is beginning to make its presence known in the marketplace.
That’s according to preliminary shipment figures in the third quarter of this year supplied by ABI Research. more»
Some top Infosys executives have cleaned out their desks and been escorted from the building after it was discovered that the outfit had been daring to overcharge the margin king Apple.
Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services exporter, said on Tuesday it had fired Abraham Mathews, chief financial officer of its Infosys BPO unit, for failure to comply with the company’s code of conduct. more»
Labour shortages in China mean that Apple’s iWatch is likely to be delayed even further, and is causing problems for other multinationals too.
According to Digitimes, the labour shortages are so severe that people like Dell have asked their original design manufacturers (ODM) to start making machines early so they won’t be caught short in 2015. more»
Creditors of GT Advanced Technologies are fuming that the outfit got too little in its proposed settlement with Apple over legal claims stemming from a deal to supply sapphire screens.
GT Advanced shocked investors by filing for bankruptcy in October in a case that was initially shrouded in secrecy due to confidentiality agreements with Apple. more»
Hon Hai Precision Industry has tied up with flat panel maker Innolux and is investing $2.8 billion in a panel producing plant in Taiwan.
Hon Hai is desperately trying to find new revenue streams which do not depend on the fruity themed cargo cult, Apple. more»
A survey from Gartner said that less wearable electronic devices for fitness will ship in 2015 because of confusion in the marketplace.
While 70 million wearables will ship in 2014, that figure will fall to 68 million next year.
That is because the entry of smartwatches into the marketplace will have overlap in functionality. more»
Microsoft is now the second most valuable company in the world, behind Apple after edging past Exxon Mobil in terms of market capitalization.
Exxon Mobil was neck and neck with Jobs Mob when Apple stuffed up their Apple Maps software. But Microsoft coming up and replacing Exxon is a little surprising. more»
For a while now, the fruity cargo cult Apple has made it difficult for its customers to upgrade their expensive hardware going with third party updates.
However, with OS X 10.10 Yosemite, the company has taken another step down the path towards total vendor lock-in and effectively disabled support for third-party SSDs. more»
The man in charge of design at Apple Corp said the primary goal of Apple isn’t to make money but to show integrity.
Jonathan Ive, the Brit who has become Apple’s design guru, also hit out at companies that copied Apple designs, according to Dezeen magazine. more»
More bad news for Apple’s iWatch vapourware – it looks like it has attracted the attention of a US privacy watchdog.
Apple’s iWatch has been blighted by product delays and the fact that even its hype has been outclassed by products its rivals have put into the shops. more»
Although the Tame Apple Press makes much of the security features of the iPhone, it is still the easiest phone to hack.
The Mobile Pwn2Own competition that took place alongside the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo on November 12-13 has a long tradition of knocking over the latest smartphones and always finds Apple smartphones the easiest. more»
Software giant Microsoft is losing ground to the likes of Apple and Google in the race to get its gear into schools.
According to consultant Pablo Valerio, the reason is nothing to do with marketing to kids and parents, but because it is falling short when it comes to providing teaching apps and its licencing arrangements. more»
A security firm warned that a vulnerability in Apple’s operating system means apps can be replaced by maleficent apps.
FireEye warned yesterday that all apps could be replaced except iOS pre-installed applications.
The company has verified the vulnerability in various recensions of iOS and told Apple the problem existed as long ago as July 26. more»
King of consumer toys, Apple is attempting its biggest push into the consumer market, according to Reuters.
Reuters claims that Apple is hiring a dedicated sales force just to talk with potential clients like Citigroup.
This is on top of its partnership with IBM to develop apps for corporate clients and sell them on devices, the iPhone maker plans to challenge sector leaders HP, Dell, Oracle and SAP. more»
Court documents appear to show that Apple sank GT Advanced by offering it what would have been its largest sale ever and then changed the terms of the agreement after it was too late for the smaller company to go elsewhere. more»