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Will the iPhone 7 stem the decline in Apple’s fortunes?

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | More »

Apple's numbers
In February 2015, Apple Inc became the first company to breach the mark of $700 billion market capitalisation and then scaled a high of $775 billion. However, its market value since then has plummeted and is now hovering around $580 billion. Part of the reason is a slowdown in sales of its flagship ...


Google buys smoke alarm maker for $3.2B, gets to rope in design guru who led the iPod team

Google Inc took its biggest step to go deeper into consumers’ homes, announcing a $3.2 billion deal to buy smart thermostat and smoke alarm-maker Nest Labs Inc, scooping up a promising line of products and a prized design team led by the “godfather” of the iPod. Nest will continue ...

14 January, 2014 | More »


Why Apple investors are deservedly worry

Apple announced the new iPhones recently.  And mostly, nobody cared. Remember when users waited anxiously for new products from Apple?  Even the media became addicted to a new round of Apple products every few months.  Apple announcements seemed a sure-fire way to excite folks with new possibili...

20 September, 2013 | More »


How Samsung changed the game on Apple

The iPad is now 3 years old. Hard to believe we’ve only had tablets such a short time, given how common they have become. It’s easy to forget that when launched almost all analysts thought the iPad was a toy that would be lucky to sell a few million units. Apple blew away that predict...

5 April, 2013 | More »


Death of the cassette tape much exaggerated

The widening gap between the amount of data the world produces and our capacity to store it is giving a new lease of life to the humble cassette tape. Although consumers have abandoned the audio cassette in favour of the ubiquitous iPod, organisations with large amounts of data, from patient records...

7 November, 2012 | More »

Innovative Matchmakers

Left to its own devices, Apple might never have come up with the iPod. The now-ubiquitous music player was the brainchild of one Tony Fadell, a former employee of Philips, whose concept failed to raise sufficient funding, prompting him to hawk it around established corporates. Less game-changing inn...

28 December, 2011 | More »