BlackBerry’s U.S.-listed shares were down 4 percent at $10.85 after the closing bell and the stock was set to open at its lowest in a week. Earlier, International Business Machines Corp said it will partner exclusively with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with applications geared at enterprise clients. IBM shares were up 1.9 pct while Apple shares were up 1.3 percent after the bell.
Angry Nerd used to love Pixar. Then they got lazy, churning out one tired sequel after another. Has this once shining beacon of creativity totally sold out?
When a TV show goes off the air, it’s supposed to stay dead. Unless it gets syndicated. But networks don’t seem aware of this rule anymore, with resurrections of “24” and “Heroes” on the way. Angry Nerd does not approve of this turn of events.
The head of the U.S. communications regulator on Friday said he is asking all large U.S. wireless carriers to explain how they decide when to slow down download speeds for some customers, after questioning Verizon Wireless about such a plan. Verizon, the No. 1 wireless carrier, in July said the top 5 percent of high-speed data users on its older, unlimited data plans might experience slower speeds starting Oct. 1.
The mobile industry has long held that Samsung’s broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.
But manufacturers’ recent earnings reports challenge those assumptions, at least in China, the world’s biggest mobile market.
Apple’s latest quarterly results showed sales of its high-end phones in China grew at nearly twice the pace analysts had expected.
Apple Inc shares were on track Wednesday for their worst day since January ahead of the launch of its newest iPhone, with at least one brokerage mulling a stock downgrade unless its new products show better promise for profit growth. The stock lost $3.57 to $99.15, with 87 million shares changing hands, already exceeding its 50-day moving average of 45.8 million shares traded daily and putting it on track for one of its busiest days of the year.
Apple has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch. Apple is forging closer ties to the fashion world as it plots its foray into the fertile field of wearable technology, trying to win over a critical crowd that may prove crucial to the success of consumer gadgets worn around the body.
Apple Incorporated is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and larger smartphones made by Samsung Electronics.
Berlin has banned car service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, for not offering drivers and vehicles licensed to carry passengers, or full insurance cover, the German capital said. Uber said on Thursday it would appeal against the decision, accusing Berlin of denying its people choice and mobility. “As a new entrant we are bringing much-needed competition to a market that hasn’t changed in years.