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App Store made a record $500 million on New Year’s Day

We’re just one week into 2015, and already the App Store is setting new sales records. Apple today announced that during the first week of January alone, customers around the world spent almost half a billion dollars on apps and…Read more ›

Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company DeepMind For $500 Million

Google has beaten out Facebook to acquire London-based Artificial Intelligence company DeepMind — for an amount alleged to be in excess of $ 500 million. DeepMind was founded by neuroscientist and chess prodigy Demis Hassabis, as well as Skype and Kazaa…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company DeepMind For $500 Million


Icahn Says Apple’s Mistreating Shareholders, Buys $500 Million More Shares

Carl Icahn’s relationship with Apple has been rocky ever since he became the company’s most loquacious investor last Fall. While ribbing Tim Cook publicly with one hand for not doing a bigger buyback, the other has been busy forking over fat…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple May Face $500 Million Bill From E-Book Price Fixing Case

ebookcharges  Apple was found guilty of e-book price fixing by federal judge Denise Cote earlier this month, and it looks like the total bill for colluding with book publishers for the launch of the iBookstore will be pretty steep. The five publishers in the case – Hachette, Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster – […]

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ScanDock, The $500 Stand For Your iPhone

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The iPhone camera is already so much better for utility photography than a regular camera, why not use it to replace your scanner, too? That’s the idea behind the ScanDock, a combo stand, lighting rig and companion app for scanning pretty much anything on paper.

First, the ScanDock holds your iPhone above a stand, keeping it centered and parallel to the baseboard. That board has a special  [Read More…]

Apple and Google Join Forces For $500 Million Bid On Kodak Patents [Report]

Apple and Google joining forces? Welcome to the Cold War (patent pending).

Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in January, and since then the photography pioneer has been trying to sell off its many patents. Over the summer it was reported that Apple and Google were leading separate groups in a bidding war for the valuable portfolio. Now a new report says that Apple and Google have teamed up to place a  [Read More…]

Apple Blows Past $500 Milestone

It’s official. One share of AAPL is now more valuable than the low-end iPad 2 with Wi-Fi (16GB). On Monday, Apple stock surged past the psychologically appeasing $500 level, setting a new all-time high for the stock, which shows zero sign of cooling. The traders I spoke with today at the Chicago Board of Trade say nobody was entering sell orders at $500 this afternoon because few traders and investors believe a price pullback is  [Read More…]