Amazon Prime Members to Get 'Special Savings' at Whole Foods

Amazon said Prime ‘will become Whole Foods Market’s customer rewards program’ in the future and that members will get ‘special savings and other in-store benefits.’

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AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence

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AMD is throwing its own hat into the deep learning and AI markets, with a new lineup of Radeon Instinct GPUs. It’s a mix of older and newer architectures — and a new Vega part as well.

The post AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Uber Tosses Its Drivers a Few Bones


Facing growing pressure from labor unions and regulators across the U.S. and key overseas markets, Uber on Monday introduced a series of new apps and benefits for its core group of drivers. The goal is to make their working hours more productive and profitable. Among the new apps are Driver Destinations, which lets drivers input their destinations twice a day to restrict ride requests to their current routes. Uber has been testing the app in a few cities and will roll it out to at least a dozen more this week and worldwide in the future.

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Apple's second wave of 9.7" iPad Pro & iPhone SE launches to start April 4

Article Image After the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 4-inch iPhone SE debut in a handful of major markets this Thursday, customers in the second wave of launch countries apparently will not have to wait long, with Apple gearing up for sales to begin as early as next week.

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Apple execs met with Malaysian prime minister to discuss R&D investments, app development center

Article Image Amidst an expansion into secondary and tertiary markets, Apple executives recently met with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to discuss potential investment opportunities in the region, including R&D and app development centers.

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Apple captured 21% of smartphone processors, 31% of tablet CPUs in 2015

Article Image Although the smartphone and tablet processor markets actually declined year-over-year in 2015, Apple managed to capture large shares of both in 2015 simply manufacturing for its own devices, Strategy Analytics said in data released on Friday.

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2016 expected to be a big year for Apple's MacBook lineup, upgrades to arrive in coming months

Article Image Continued growth for the MacBook lineup — particularly in enterprise markets — will be a bright spot for Apple in 2016, further bolstered by an update in the first half of the year, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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RBC cuts Apple target to $130, expects iPhone sales 'noise' to last through March quarter

Article Image RBC Capital Markets on Thursday became the latest investment firm to cut its estimates for Apple, joining the chorus of concerns that Apple could post its first-ever year over year decline in iPhone sales.

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Apple's iPhone sales up 133% in rapidly growing Middle East & Africa region

Article Image While smartphone sales growth is slowing in many mature markets, annual shipments in the Middle East & Africa grew by 31 percent in Q3, nearly 3x faster than the global rate. Apple’s premium iPhone sales grew by 133 percent in the region to enter the top five vendors by volume.

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RBC cuts Apple price target to $140, cites concerns over supply chain data

Article Image Investment firm RBC Capital Markets slashed its price target for Apple stock to $140 this week, saying data from the company’s extensive supply chain suggests iPhone sales could shrink in 2016.

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Trust and Value Will Bring IoT Home


The connected car and smart home markets are both at an early stage of development, but in many ways they have been growing in parallel. Both markets are enabled by the falling costs of sensors, networking technologies and data, as well as by expanded cloud services, the mass penetration of smartphones, and consumer demand for the connected lifestyle. In 2015, these ecosystems are beginning to converge, with use cases such as remote home controls, entertainment on the go, and home energy management emerging at the intersection.

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iPhone Upgrade Program expected to boost Apple's margins, force carriers to more aggressive pricing

The new official iPhone financing plan is seen by investment firm RBC Capital Markets as a benefit not only to Apple, but also to its customers, both of whom should gain leverage over wireless carriers.

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RBC reiterates $150 target for Apple stock, expects huge 'iPhone 6s' launch

Amid continued losses for Apple stock, investment firm RBC Capital Markets has remained steadfast with its $150 price target, once again on Tuesday advising investors to buy in ahead of the anticipated “iPhone 6s” product launch.

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Buyers opting for higher capacity iPhones, likely boosting Apple profits, RBC survey finds

RBC Capital Markets has raised its Apple revenue forecasts for 2015 and 2016, arguing that iPhone demand could beat expectations for some time into the future, and that people are skewing towards buying more expensive, higher capacity iPhone models.

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Netflix CEO credits piracy for helping company succeed

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Netflix is openly admitting that piracy helped it build market share in markets like the Netherlands and predicting it can do the same in Spain. While truthful, Hastings remarks aren’t going to ring pretty to the RIAA or MPAA.

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Strengthening dollar prompts Apple to increase prices in Europe, Canada

Apple raised prices in a number of overseas markets on Tuesday, a move precipitated by the U.S. dollar’s continued rebound and designed to minimize the effect of foreign exchange headwinds.



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Netflix flips switch on streaming services in Australia and New Zealand, lands on Apple TV

Netflix on Monday debuted its streaming media services to markets in Australia and New Zealand, with official subscription access rolling out on a variety of platforms including Apple TV.



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Sony Vue streaming TV service launches on PlayStation in select markets, coming soon to iPad

Sony’s new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple’s iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.



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BMO raises Apple target to $135, predicts 19M Apple Watch & 207M iPhone sales in 2015

Investment firm BMO Capital Markets was the latest to increase its Apple price target this week in the face of the stock’s huge gains, which are forecast to continue with the success of the iPhone 6 and upcoming launch of the Apple Watch.



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Increased adoption of iPhone 6 Plus in U.S., China set to boost Apple Inc profit margins

Usage data from Apple’s two largest markets is showing a significant increase in buyers’ preference for the large display of iPhone 6 Plus as supply increases, indicating a richer profit mix destined to polish the company’s earnings.



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