Apple plans new flagship store in central Stockholm — report

Article Image Scandinavian consumers could soon have a landmark Apple Store to call their own, as the company is reportedly preparing to begin construction on a new flagship location in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm.

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AppleInsider podcast talks earnings, beta releases, Apple Music, car & more

Article Image This week the AppleInsider podcast explores this week’s earnings call, the decline of iPhone sales, Apple and Tim Cook’s interest in virtual reality, it’s relation with an ‘iPhone 7′ dual camera, and trouble in Apple’s car skunkworks. We also talk about iOS 9.3 beta, Apple Pencil woes and the trouble with keyboards for iPad in iOS.

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come… Again


Whether you call it “industry CRM,” “vertical CRM” or something else, the concept is gaining altitude. Not that it’s new or ever been gone, but today’s vertical CRM is different — a constellation of quantitatively and qualitatively different and better CRM solutions than we’ve ever seen. Vendors like Veeva, Vlocity and Salesforce are getting into the act, and I expect this sector could be one of CRM’s sleeper stories of the year. First, what is it, where does it come from, and why hasn’t it been more of a force already?

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Munster: iPhone to return to growth in 2016 despite macroeconomic worries

Article Image Explaining Tuesday’s earnings call, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said Apple’s repeated allusions to macroeconomic headwinds might have “spooked” investors despite a better than expected guide on iPhone, but the analyst sees light at the end of the tunnel.

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Apple guides first-ever iPhone sales decline in Q2

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call for the first fiscal period of 2016, CEO Tim Cook said he expects year-over-year iPhone unit sales to decline in the current March quarter, the first downturn for iPhone since its launch in 2007.

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Apple's Tim Cook calls VR 'cool' and not a niche

Article Image Asked about the technology during a call on the company’s Q1 results, Apple CEO Tim Cook called virtual reality “cool” and something with interesting applications, though he didn’t tease any plans Apple might have.

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ExxonMobil to accept Apple Pay at the pump through Speedpass+ [u]

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call for the first quarter of 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced upcoming availability for Apple Pay at ExxonMobil gas stations through that company’s Speedpass+ touchless payments system.

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Apple invents plug insertion guidance system for desktops with hard to see ports

Article Image Addressing what some would call a drawback of modern computer design, Apple has developed a system that provides users plug alignment assistance for hard to reach ports normally located in the rear of desktop enclosures.

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Atlanta nonprofit teaches grandparents how to text – and stay in touch

“My grandkids never call” is a common complaint among older Americans, but an Atlanta nonprofit group has a solution: teach grandparents how to text.

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Paris attack stokes the flames in fight over US data encryption

Article Image Last week’s terrorist attack on Paris sounded a call to arms for hawkish U.S. officials seeking broad oversight of encrypted digital communications, some of whom used the opportunity to rekindle discussions with Silicon Valley technology companies.

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Android switchers accounted for 30% of iPhone buyers in Q4, highest ratio recorded

Article Image During Apple’s quarterly conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook said 30 percent of iPhone buyers switched from Android during the fourth quarter, the highest ratio of “switchers” Apple has recorded in a single three-month period.

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AppleInsider podcast talks earnings, future of iPhone, iOS 9 betas & Coin credit card

On this week’s all-new AppleInsider podcast, we discuss Apple’s earnings call, Neil reveals how he feels about Wall Street analysts, Victor endorses the Mac App Store, and Mikey tells all about the good and bad of the Coin connected credit card.

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Amazon Seeks Talent for Ambitious PC Game


Amazon on Monday announced a casting call through a sponsored article in a gaming publication. The company is looking for talent to join Amazon Game Studios to help develop “an ambitious PC game project.” Amazon founded Amazon Game Studios about a year ago. The in-house wing for game development initially was viewed as a way to fuel Amazon’s Fire lines of mobile devices, but it now appears the company is trying its hand at developing AAA — that is, blockbuster — video games.

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What’s the hold-up on 911 texting?

Imagine being stuck in your house during a burglary with no way to call for help. If you make a sound, the thieves will find you. While your smartphone can technically send a 911 text message (it’s an FCC requirement), you’ll find that, in most cases, no one will respond.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/22/whats-hold-up-on-11-texting/

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Elon Musk welcomes rumored 'Apple Car,' reveals Tesla-to-Apple poaching at about 5:1

During electric car maker Tesla’s quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, company founder and entrepreneur Elon Musk said it would be great to see Apple enter the automotive industry, while allaying concerns that the Cupertino tech giant’s poaching operations posed a threat to his company.



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Time Warner CEO 'pretty confident' Apple subscription TV service in development

Speaking during a Wednesday financial results call, Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said he is “pretty confident” Apple will be launching a subscription streaming TV service in the near future, callling the company “very forward-thinking about television.”



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Apple Watch App Store touts over 3,500 titles, Cook says

During Apple’s second quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Monday, CEO Tim Cook said that Apple Watch customers now have access to more than 3,500 apps designed specifically for the new device.



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MCX partner Best Buy to accept Apple Pay at stores later this year

During Apple’s quarterly conference call for the second quarter of 2015, CEO Tim Cook announced big box electronics store Best Buy is now accepting Apple Pay through its app and will roll out in-store support later this year.



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Unmanned drones, robots, and missiles could win the next war: DARPA

DARPA
DARPA recently announced a new program that they call a “system of systems” approach, which would bring together manned and unmanned aircraft, missiles, sensors, and mission systems into a very sophisticated network with distributed intelligence.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/202385-unmanned-drones-robots-and-missiles-could-win-the-next-war-darpa

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