Apple has acquired social analytics firm Topsy in a deal worth over $200 million. Topsy is a social search and analytics firm partnered with Twitter in order to maintain an index of Tweets as far back as 2006.
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Today is Cyber Monday, the day you can find all sorts of deals online! Why should the App Store be any different? So, while you’re online looking for deals on gifts for others, why not treat yourself to some cheap, or even free, apps. Most of these deals end at midnight tonight, Cyber Monday.
It’s that time of the year again! Black Friday may be over, marking the beginning of the holiday shopping season – but Cyber Monday and Cyber Week deals are still in full force! We’ve rounded up a few of the best deals available online today (and through the week in many cases) – we hope you’ll enjoy, and save some money!
The iPhone 5c has been attracting large numbers of first-time Apple buyers who are switching over from Android devices. It has also proven popular among buyers with below-median incomes.
Apple filed an official complaint last week in U.S. District Court, alleging that the antitrust compliance monitor the court required Apple to hire to keep tabs on its dealings with book publishers is billing them excessively, over $138,000 for the past two weeks.
Attention holiday shoppers! If you’re planning on ordering Christmas gifts via the online Apple Store, you’ve got a decent amount of time left. Well, unless you’re planning on ordering a personally engraved Retina iPad mini, for that you only have until December 5th to place your order.
Tablets are the most popular item on shopper’s holiday list, says a new research note from Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White.
Apple’s iOS products were used to place the majority of online mobile device-based Black Friday sales in the U.S. Buyer’s usage of mobile devices was up 9% over last year, with mobile devices accounting for 37% of all shopping traffic and 21% of online sales.
In observance of Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., our posting will be very limited today as our editors join in the festivities. We’ll be back tomorrow with limited coverage, and will be back in full swing on Monday!
Wow, the holidays are here. Time for food! But what will you cook? Should you go traditional, healthy, vegetarian? How about dessert? And if you’re like me, you have no idea what type of wine to serve with any of this. Well just relax, MacTrast has you covered this holiday season.
It’s a game that Anchorman Ron Burgundy himself describes as, “A game of deception, intrigue and ice.” Welcome to “Anchorman 2 Scotchy Scotch Toss .” And I don’t know how to put this, but it’s kind of a big deal.
iOS developers have something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. While Android has a significantly larger installed user base, iOS continues to hold a massive lead in monetization, with a five-time-greater return on investment for developers.
TmoNews reports that you’ll be able to get either of Apple’s latest iPhones, the 5s or 5c for $0 down during the three-day Black Friday weekend.
Research firm Kantar Worldpanel reports the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c accounted for 76% of new smartphones sold in Japan in the month of October. That includes a whopping 61% of phones sold by the country’s largest wireless provider, NTT DoCoMo.
In the wake of reports of improved supplies of the iPhone 5s at Apple retail stores comes news on the reason for the improvement. Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly dedicated 100 assembly lines to the popular handset, and is now operating 24-hours a day.
Western Digital has released a new version of its WD SmartWare hard drive software after numerous reports of data loss on Western Digital drives running under OS X Mavericks came to light.