In a video interview shared online earlier today, Robert Turner (Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Turner Investment Partners) speaks about his investment strategy, and recommends Apple, as he thinks it will likely continue to gain.
A report from Reuters indicates that Apple has submitted a proposal for a new standardized SIM card design even smaller than the Micro-SIM in order to make more room for components and batteries inside phones.
9to5Mac reports that Toshiba, reported as one of the companies that Apple is working with on future displays, will be building a 4″ 720P Retina display. This display might be destined for a future release of the iPhone.
According to Boy Genius Report, who claims to have received information from a reliable source, Apple might be planning something huge for the 10th anniversary of its retail stores this Thursday the 19th. Here’s the scoop:
CultofMac reports that Apple may be scheduling secret retail employee meetings on May 28, and speculates that the meetings could have something to down with OS X 10.7 Lion, or even the release of the iCloud service.
OS X 10.7 Lion is set to feature a wide variety of new high-quality text-to-speech voices, which appear to belong to Nuance, a speech technology company. The new voices sound great, and speak in many major world languages.
As fiscally focused as Apple sometimes appears to be, they have nevertheless extended a gesture of goodwill to those affected by the disaster in Japan by offering to fix their quake-damaged devices for free.
Cnet reports that several “music industry sources” have told them that the four major US music groups (Warner, EMI, Sony, Universal) are hoping for an impending release of Apple’s rumored cloud music service.
Apple’s overseas supply chain figures show that Apple is continuing its incredible growth in April, with sales increasing over 113 percent since last April.
It seems Apple is just another in a long line of companies Linex is suing for violating its wireless communications patents. Apple is not alone in this episode as Linex also seeks the same action against HP, Aruba Networks, Meru Networks and Ruckus Wireless.
TechCrunch has reported on partnership talks between Apple and Nuance (makers of voice recognition technology), saying the deal may be well on its way, and might show its face at WWDC this summer.
Apple’s been on quite a roll lately, making all kinds of revenue and marketshare records. The latest news is that they have risen to the #2 slot of global smartphone manufacturers, and have risen from 56th to 35th on the Fortune 500 list in just one year.
With all of the big dogs at play, who is the world’s most valuable consumer brand According to the BrandZ survey, that company is now Apple, with an estimated value of $153.3 billion. They’ve just scooted ahead of Google to become number one.
The topic of Steve Jobs’ health has been a concerning one for many in the Apple community, with folks wondering what Apple would be like without Steve Jobs. According to a report from Fortune, Steve Jobs thinks Apple will be just fine.
I recently received an email inviting me to participate in a new Apple Program called Customer Pulse. The program is a survey-based panel that is designed to allow customers to provide Apple feedback about their products.
A new class action lawsuit alleges that Apple, Google, Intel, and other tech companies have been “conspiring to suppress compensation of their employees.” Among other things, the suit seeks damages for affected employees.