Tag: Apple Inc

Bank of America names the ‘cheaper’, ‘higher quality’ tech stocks to buy right now

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in an increase in people looking for love on dating platforms such as Match Group’s Tinder app. Beata Zawrzel | NurPhoto | Getty Images A number of tech companies are trading cheaper than their big name counterparts and are of a “higher quality,” according to Bank of America, which picked multiple […]

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Spatial audio in Apple Music makes it sound like music is surrounding you — here’s how to try it

Apple Music with Dolby Atmos spatial audio Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple rolled out a really cool new Dolby Atmos surround sound feature to Apple Music this week that might help it attract and keep subscribers as it competes with streaming music leader Spotify. Dolby Atmos spatial audio makes it feel a bit more like […]

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Tech companies made big pledges to fight racism last year — here’s how they’re doing so far

Demonstrators gather at the Lincoln Memorial during a protest against police brutality and racism on June 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee Last June, social media feeds became flooded with corporate statements about how companies would promote racial equity within and beyond their workforce. The commitments came after the police murder of George Floyd […]

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These chip stocks will pop on ‘the ultimate reopening theme’: Bank of America

A shopper walks past an ad for Apple’s iPhone 12 outside a store in Hong Kong on May 24, 2021. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Several “top” semiconductor stocks are set to benefit from what Bank of America has highlighted as a key reopening theme: 5G.   Semiconductors, or chips, […]

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Apple’s massive success with CarPlay paves the way for automotive ambitions

Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on June 05, 2017. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images In the early 2010s, automotive manufacturers and their suppliers were excited about building sophisticated apps for car dashboards that went […]

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Amazon’s new $180 tablet is good, but most people should still get an iPad

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet Todd Haselton | CNBC I’ve been testing Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for the past several days. It started shipping to customers earlier this week and starts at $179.99, a little more than half the price of the entry-level iPad. The Fire HD 10 Plus is Amazon’s […]

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Luceo Sports, a software firm that digitizes NBA playbooks, seeks $5 million investment for expansion

Head Coach Quin Snyder of Team LeBron coaches during the 70th NBA All Star Game as part of 2021 NBA All Star Weekend on March 7, 2021 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Jesse D. Garrabrant | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Luceo Sports, a software company that digitizes and animates sports playbooks, […]

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The WarnerMedia-Discovery deal was structured to make a future sale easier

Liberty Media’s John Malone Michael Kovac | Getty Images Long-time employees of WarnerMedia have been through so many spinoffs and mergers that Monday’s announcement of its impending separation from AT&T and combination with Discovery amounted to gallows humor. “You just have to laugh,” said one veteran employee. Given that context, it may not be surprising […]

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The new iMac is great if you want a beautiful desktop computer to show off in your home or office

Apple iMac M1 2021 Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple just gave the iMac its the first major redesign since 2012, and I’ve been testing one out for a week. It’s insanely thin. Like the 1999 iMac, it ships in a bunch of colors. But most notably, this the first time Apple’s all-in-one desktop computer is […]

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