Tag Archive: Reaches

Apple reaches deal with Samsung to buy OLED iPhone displays

Samsung: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t make iPhones without ’em, a new report reveals. Apple has reportedly brokered a deal with its long-time South Korean “frenemy” to provide OLED panels for a future iPhone, scheduled to ship in 2017. According to the alleged terms of the deal, Samsung Display will supply in the region of 100 […]

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Apple reaches agreement for poaching battery engineers

Apple and electric car battery maker A123 Systems have nearly reached a settlement, after A123 filed a federal lawsuit accusing Apple of poaching its top engineers and scientists to build its own battery division. Court filings from A123 this week…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 ›

Joint effort: FBI reaches out to pot-smoking hackers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation needs to hire more hackers — and that means changing the rules about how much pot you can smoke on the job. “I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cybercriminals,…Read more ›

Apple Reaches Settlement With FTC Regarding In-App Purchases

After negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission for months regarding the use of in-app purchases in the App Store, Apple has reached a consent agreement with the agency, according to a company-wide email Tim Cook just sent employees. Apple’s in-app…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Penguin Reaches Deal With EU To Drop Apple E-Book Pricing

flipboard_ibooksThe European Commission announced today that it has reached a deal with publisher Penguin regarding the e-book price fixing charges raised by the EU back in 2012. Like the four other publishers charged with colluding with Apple to fix the price of e-books, Penguin has agreed to ditch Apple’s agency model for e-books that let […]

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Pebble Reaches 275,000 Pre-Orders, 1M App Downloads

Pebble-colors-HDPebble has announced that its popular smartwatch has now surpassed 275,000 pre-orders, and more than 93,000 of them have been shipped since to over 150 countries since January. The accompanying app for Android and iOS has been downloaded more than a million times, and the company has vowed to continue improving its development platform and […]

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Samsung’s Growing Cash Pile Reaches $28.5 Billion


Samsung’s recent success in the smartphone market with devices like the Galaxy S II, the Galaxy S III, and the Galaxy Note family have helped the company grab market share by the bucketload, and with that comes heaps of cash.

The Korean electronic giant now has almost $ 40 billion in cash and cash reserves, which, after taking away its debt, equals 31.2 trillion won ($ 28.5 billion) in cash stockpiled  [Read More…]

EE’s 4G Network Reaches Another 12 Towns In The U.K.


EE has today announced that its 4G network is now available in another 12 towns across the United Kingdom, bringing the total number of 4G connected towns and cities to 62 in just six months following its launch. That’s 50% of the U.K. now covered by 4G, and EE is aiming to increase that to 70% by the end of the year.

EE is still the only 4G provider in the  [Read More…]

Coffee With Tim Cook Auction Reaches $295,000, Breaks Charitybuzz Record


Earlier this week we wrote about a Charitybuzz auction that will get you coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. At the time, the auction had reached $ 5,250, but its estimated value was just under ten times that amount at $ 50,000.

Just a few days later, the auction has received 68 bids and reached a whopping $ 295,000 with 18 days still to  [Read More…]