Tag Archive: Market


Why Apple Watch will wrap up luxury market in China

China’s elite class overwhelmingly prefers Apple products for gift giving, even more so than luxury fashion brands like Gucci and Chanel. An interesting survey conducted by Hurun asked 376 Mainland Chinese millionaires about their buying habits, and their responses also… Read more ›

Who says iOS has all the apps? According to new data, Google isn’t just kicking butt when it comes to market share, but also mobile apps as well. The search giant’s Play Store now offers a great selection of titles… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Keith Nothacker is living proof that persistence pays off. Nothacker is here at the giant International CES gadget show to introduce a key-size version of his pocket breathalyzer — the first personal, police-grade breathalyzer approved by the… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus has been an enormous success for Apple, and a new report from Kantar Worldpanel demonstrates just how true this is. In the month of November, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus represented 47.4 percent of all… Read more ›

Apple reaches record $700 billion market cap

AAPL shares sure have experienced a crazy roller coaster ride this year. Splitting 7-to-1 earlier in 2014, a fantastic run of product launches and announcements since then has driven Apple stock higher and higher. Earlier this month we noted that Apple was now worth… Read more ›

“A million dollars isn’t cool,” says Justin Timberlake’s Sean Parker during one scene in The Social Network. “You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.” If that’s the case, then people are going to need to come up with new words… Read more ›

AAPL shares closed at an all-time high yesterday, putting the company’s market cap at a $ 663.2 billion. Never before has Apple been so profitable. In fact, Apple makes so much money, it’s now worth more than the entire Russian stock… Read more ›

It was once thought that Japan disliked the iPhone so much that the Apple device couldn’t be given away for free. To paraphrase Dinah Washington, what a difference five years makes! In October, the iPhone 6 held seven of the… Read more ›

Android grabs a larger market share as iOS falls

Android has yet again increased its lead in U.S. market share as its rivals give up precious points, according to the latest data from Kantar WorldPanel. Google’s popular platform now commands an impressive 61.8 percent share of the smartphone market, which is… Read more ›

Apple’s great at hopping into new markets just as they’re set to explode, and it seems that the upcoming Apple Watch is no different. Despite mixed reports about consumer interest, research firm IHS thinks demand for sensor-equipped wearable tech devices is going… Read more ›