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Hackers Crack Apple’s Face ID With $150 Mask

Here’s the latest sign that the long-awaited facial recognition technology introduced by the iPhone X that caused production delays and myriad other headaches for Foxconn and its suppliers doesn’t live up to Apple’s lofty claims: A group of Vietnamese hackers became the first in the world to defeat the phone’s Face ID security, accomplishing the […]

Apple To Dump Qualcomm Chips As iPhone 8 Sales Collapse In China

The bitter legal dispute between Apple and Qualcomm has escalated sharply overnight as the former designs out Qualcomm components from future products. According to the WSJ, Apple, locked in an intensifying legal fight with Qualcomm, is designing iPhones and iPads for next year that would jettison the chipmaker’s components. Apple is considering building the devices […]

Warning: iPhone Apps Can Secretly Turn On Your Camera And Take Pictures At ANY TIME

A new warning has been issued to iPhone users.  Apps downloaded to the smartphones can turn on the phone’s camera and take pictures at any time, and it’s doing it secretly. Felix Krause, an Austrian developer who works for Google, built an app that was able to take pictures of its user every second and […]

iPhone 7 Outselling iPhone 8, Channel Checks Reveal

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 16, 2017 According to a surprising, and not altogether pleasant for Tim Cook and AAPL shareholders new report by KeyBanc Capital Analyst John Vinh, channel checks have revealed that Apple’s older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone […]

Nasdaq Plunges As AAPL Suffers Triple Whammy

Weak reviews for iPhone 8, dismal pre-orders, and connectivity issues for Apple Watch have slammed AAPL shares to their lowest since August 1st earnings. As Bloomberg notes, in addition to connectivity issues with the new watch, part of today's weakness in Apple  shares could be related to negative comments at Rosenblatt due to weak iPhone […]

Indians Have A Choice: Buy The iPhone 6S Or Pay For One Year Of Groceries

As we noted first thing this morning, Mizuho downgraded Apple to neutral from buy, slashing its price target on the world’s largest company to $160 to $150 on the view that robust sales growth for the next product cycle has already been factored into the company’s share price. Among other things in its report, Mizuho […]

Apple Announces $1 Billion Fund For U.S. Manufacturing Jobs – Is $230 Billion Repatriation Deal Next?

Yesterday in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, Apple ($AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said the tech giant would be devoting $1 billion to promote “advanced manufacturing” jobs in the United States. “We’re announcing it today. So you’re the first person I’m telling,” Cook told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on Wednesday. “Well, not the first person because we’ve talked to […]

Apple Beats Revenue, Earnings Expectations On Record iPhone Sales; Cash Hits $246 Billion

Rumors of AAPL’s demise have once again been greatly exaggerated. Moments ago, Apple reported Q1 earnings which not only beat on the top and bottom line, but also showed a record number of iPhone shipments in the quarter at a record 78.4 million, 2 million more than expected, and at higher ASPs. Earnings of $3.36 […]

Who Has To Work The Longest To Afford An iPhone?

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 11, 2016 How many hours must you work to buy a new iPhone? It varies dramatically around the world, reflecting disparities in productivity and purchasing power. According to a recent report by UBS that aims to measure well-being by estimating how many minutes workers in various countries must work to afford […]

Trump Wins? Foxconn Looks To Make iPhones In America

Donald Trump exclaimed that “we’re going to get Apple to build their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries,” in January, and now as Nikkei reports, Key Apple assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, has been studying the possibility of moving iPhone production to America. […]