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Apple Said to Warn Suppliers of Lower Parts Orders for New iPhone Models

Apple has asked its supply chain to manufacture about 20 percent fewer components for iPhones in the latter half of 2018, the Nikkei Asian Review on Friday cited industry sources as saying, sending the iPhone maker’s stock down 2 percent. Apple expects total shipments of iPhones to be launched this year to be 80 million, less than the 100 million shipments ... Read More »

Xiaomi Is More Like Facebook Than Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s razor-thin hardware margins are offset by its ad sales Advertising accounted for nearly 57 percent of its revenue last year Xiaomi can also make money by pushing third-party apps That’s the mantra that you’ll surely hear most as Xiaomi tries to convince investors that a hardware company with razor-thin margins is worth $100 billion. “We pioneered an amazing, innovative business model ... Read More »

Apple Earnings Show Growing Immunity to Smartphone Malaise

Apple’s results confirmed that, while the days of double-digit smartphone industry growth are over, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has a plan to withstand the slowdown. The shares gained after the company reported iPhone sales in line with analysts’ expectations, gave a bullish revenue forecast and highlighted a surging services business. A new $100 billion (roughly Rs. 6.68 lakh crores) stock repurchase plan and ... Read More »

Xiaomi Is More Like Facebook Than Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s razor-thin hardware margins are offset by its ad sales Advertising accounted for nearly 57 percent of its revenue last year Xiaomi can also make money by pushing third-party apps That’s the mantra that you’ll surely hear most as Xiaomi tries to convince investors that a hardware company with razor-thin margins is worth $100 billion. “We pioneered an amazing, innovative business model ... Read More »

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

The global innovation leader in smartphones, Apple, is believed to be set to launch a new dual sim device. One of the prominent Apple whistleblowers, known for leaking reliable Apple information, has leaked new information about a new Apple Device that will offer dual sim capabilities, for the first time in the company’s history. It is expected that Apple would ... Read More »

Apple Marketshare in Samsung’s Home Country at Record High: Strategy Analytics

Samsung smartphones maintained their dominant market status late last year as Apple iPhones expanded their presence in South Korea, an industry report said on Monday. According to the report by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, the South Korean tech giant shipped 24 million units in the local market during the fourth quarter of 2017, reports Yonhap news agency. The figure accounts for 46 percent of ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

Apple Set to Launch New AirPods in Second Half 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Upgraded AirPods reported to include a smaller quartz component KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo predicts twice the AirPods sales in 2018 A new AirPods case was unveiled in September After the initial success of the first-generation AirPods, reputed KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is set to launch upgraded AirPods in the second half of 2018. The Cupertino giant already hinted the new development ... Read More »

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »