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The fall product season is critical for Apple, with analysts estimating that the company will generate $120 billion in revenue during the holiday quarter. That would be an all-time record.
Purdue and the Purdue Research Foundation this week launched the “Lab to Life” digital innovation platform—which it’s calling L2L—in Purdue Discovery Park District, next to the school’s campus in West Lafayette.
Samsung is hoping less expensive but more durable versions of its foldable phones will broaden the appeal of a high-concept design that’s so far fizzled with consumers.
The judge who will decide a case challenging Apple’s stranglehold on its iPhone app store indicated on Monday she would like to promote more competition but without dismantling a commission system that reaps billions of dollars for the technology powerhouse.
To create Android, which was released in 2007, Google wrote millions of lines of new computer code. But it also used 11,330 lines of code and an organization that’s part of Oracle’s Java platform.
Apple has been holding off to give Facebook and other app makers more time to adjust to a feature that will require iPhone users to give their explicit consent to being tracked.
Apple has faced ongoing scrutiny from government regulators and criticism from developers about the percentage of revenue it takes for App Store purchases.
Finding those higher speeds can be a challenge. While telecom operators have been rolling out 5G networks, significant boosts in speed are still uncommon in much of the world, including the United States.
Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giants run their app stores.
The decision outlined Thursday affects iOS 14, which is expected to be released as a free software upgrade to roughly a billion iPhone users later this month.
Apple is expected to roll out as many as four different iPhone 12 models this year, including its first version that will be able to work on the next generation of ultrafast wireless networks known as 5G.
Apple maps out its products many months in advance and the new, far-less-expensive iPhone isn’t a direct response to the economic meltdown hatched by the pandemic.
The technology works by harnessing short-range Bluetooth signals. Using the Apple-Google technology, contact-tracing apps would gather a record of other phones with which they came into close proximity.
Indiana is positioning itself to be the epicenter for the latest generation of wireless technology, which experts say will be revolutionary.
If you woke up Thursday to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren’t alone.
Since the first pager was patented in 1949 and used in New York’s Jewish Hospital, millions of doctors have done their daily rounds in hospitals with the gadget clipped to their waistband, always ready to hear the beep that might signal a medical crisis on the other end. But hospitals are now phasing them out.
Apple’s pricing was perhaps the most significant news of the day because it was a stark reminder of how the company is evolving from a high-end hardware-maker into a mass market digital services provider.