Tag Archive: Money


Apple makes a lot more money when you upgrade to a 64GB iPhone

Upgrading to an iPhone with 64GB of storage will cost you an extra $ 100, but Apple actually only spends about a tenth of that to pay for the bigger memory chips. With the iPhone 6s and new iPhone SE both starting with a paltry 16GB, shelling out the extra cash for more space is practically […]

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Apple’s R&D spending proves innovation isn’t all about money

When it comes to innovation, Apple is proving that it’s not all about the money. While competitors like Google, Facebook and Qualcomm are dumping huge percentages of their revenue back into R&D on projects like autonomous cars and Internet drones, a recent Bloomberg report highlights how Apple has gotten the biggest bang for its buck […]

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Tidal artist Prince disses Apple for taking money from musicians

Apple Music may be gaining an edge over rival companies like Spotify thanks to its remuneration of artists — but in a new interview, the artist currently known as Prince inexplicably blames Cupertino for musicians making no money on the Internet. “Tell me a musician who’s got rich off digital sales,” Prince told the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, adding that, […]

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Apple may soon let you send friends money with iPhone

If you owe your buddy $ 5, turning your pockets inside out may soon be an ineffective charade – thanks to Apple. Cupertino is in talks with major U.S. banks on a digital payment system that would let people send money to each other from their iPhones. It reportedly will work like services offered by PayPal […]

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Twitter’s ready to make money off Moments

Just a few short weeks after Twitter launched Moments, it’s already gearing up to start the monetization process. Promoted Moments will have brands curate some of their favorite tweets from around the service relevant to the promotion and pack them neatly in Twitter’s newest feature. The advertisers will get 24 hours to display their Promoted […]

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Galaxy Note 5 review: The finest phablet money can buy

After kicking off the “phablet” trend in 2011, the Galaxy Note series has become the bigger and better smartphone in Samsung’s lineup every year — and usually the best phablet on the market. But with this year’s Note 5, a lot has changed. Samsung has snubbed a number of popular features to take a gamble on the […]

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GM exec calls Apple Car a ‘gigantic money pit’

Industry insiders are absolutely positive that Apple has no business entering the smartphone smartwatch car industry — with former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz telling CNBC that an Apple Car has the potential to be a, “gigantic money pit.” Yep, we agree Lutz — an autonomous Apple Car has the potential to make loads of money for […]

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If the new Apple TV running iOS 9 looks this gorgeous, take our money now

We know that the next Apple TV will be a radical, gaming focused overhaul of Apple’s streaming set-top box, but what will it actually look like? Wednesday will tell, but if it looks and feels anything like this iOS 9 overhauled concept by Andrew Ambrosino, we’ll be pretty happy indeed. Ironically shown running on a […]

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Tim Cook’s Mad Money email might have violated SEC rules

Apple stock plummeted Monday morning before Tim Cook stepped in by emailing Mad Money‘s Jim Cramer to reassure investors that all is well for Apple in China. The move quickly turned Apple’s stock price around, but Cook might have violated Securities and Exchange Commission rules in the process. Cook’s unusual mid-quarter update might have fallen […]

This next-gen light bulb is full of futuristic features, and it saves money [Deals]

We’re still waiting for our jetpacks, but at least today’s lightbulbs are properly futuristic. The best example of how far lighting has come is the ilumi A21 Bluetooth Smartbulb, a super-efficient LED light that sports features straight out of sci-fi. And right… Read more ›