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Apple May Invest in $100 Billion SoftBank Fund

Apple has held talks about investing in a $100 billion technology fund that SoftBank aims to launch next year, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. Apple may contribute as much as $1 billion to the fund, which would give the company insight into up-and-coming technologies. Apple invested $1 billion in May in […]

A Self Driving Apple Car: A Potential Reality

A letter sent last month to U.S. transportation officials offers some insight into Apple’s plans for the growing self-driving vehicle market. The letter from Steve Kenner, director of product integrity at Apple, addresses the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy crafted by the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration (NHTSA). “The company is […]

The New MacBook Pro 2016

Apple look to return its sleek Macs into the spotlight, introducing what the company hopes will be a market-differentiating laptop feature called TouchBar. There’s now also the ability to sign into your MacBook with a fingerprint. A portion of the new MacBook that responds to touch is a long strip of glass positioned where those […]

Apple Retail Chief Talks Turning Stores Into Town Squares

Apple’s retail chief Angela Ahrendts has spent the past two years revamping the technology company’s retail stores, where it sells iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Watches. That’s no small business—there are nearly 500 Apple stores worldwide, and retail sales are responsible for some 18% of the company’s $233.7 billion in sales, amounting to $42 billion in […]

Apple Stores Are Finally Coming to Taiwan

Apple is planning to open its first Apple Store in Taiwan, a move that comes after the U.S. technology giant raised $1.38 billion in a bond offering last month on the island that is home to many companies in its supply chain. Apple was seeking “a leader for personnel training plans for the Taiwan Apple […]

Apple May Buy Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service Tidal

Apple is in early stage talks with Tidal, a music streaming service launched by Jay Z, about buying the business. The Wall Street Journal say talks are ongoing. The move is said to be so Apple can bolster its own music service Apple Music and is eyeing up Tidal specifically because of its ties to […]

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