How Apple and Epic are Going to Fight About Apple’s Control ...
Electronics

Apple and Epic Games have laid out their main arguments in dueling legal filings ahead of a trial next month. Top executives including Apple CEO Tim Cook are expected to testify in person. Apple and ...

CNBC
April 8, 2021

Sonos Roam Review: Portable Potential
Electronics - Music - Retail - Tech

The Sonos Roam is the most focused, calculated product from Sonos yet. It’s a small $169 speaker that’s meant to compete with portable Bluetooth speakers that people so often carry everywhere with...

The Verge
April 6, 2021

Tim Cook Drops Hints on Apple’s Car Plans, Thoughts on Elon ...
Automotive - Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted toward the company’s work in autonomous vehicles, following rumors that the company was in talks to develop its own car. Apple has long been expected to get into the auto ...

CNBC
April 6, 2021

As Customer Data Gets Scarcer, Performance Marketers Face Fall...
Agencies - Branding - Online - Tech

Brands that have relied solely on quick and easy digital customer acquisition tricks to grow their businesses face a tough road ahead. And the leagues of guru-style performance marketers will likely s...

Modern Retail
April 5, 2021

Apple-Sony Deal for Tom Hanks Movie Was Driven by Coronavirus
Streaming - Theatrical

Apple paid Sony about $70 million for 15 years of streaming rights to the Tom Hanks film “Greyhound,” which cost about $50 million to make. Apple is doing this, as well as shopping for old TV cont...

CNBC
March 29, 2021

Tim Cook, Other Apple Executives will Testify Against Epic in ...
Electronics - Gaming - Tech

Apple and Epic are nearing their highly anticipated Fortnite trial and plan to bring forward some top executives to testify in-person. The case concerns a fallout between the maker of one of the worl...

CNN Business
March 22, 2021

Twitter is Testing Letting You Watch YouTube Videos Right From...
Online - Tech

Twitter is testing a way to let you watch YouTube videos right from your timeline. Typically, when someone includes a YouTube link in a tweet, clicking that link sends you to YouTube, which can be fru...

The Verge
March 19, 2021

Facebook May Actually be in a Stronger Position After Apple’...
Electronics - Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said he is confident the social media company “will be able to manage through” Apple’s upcoming privacy changes. Zuckerberg explained that the change co...

CNBC
March 19, 2021

How Sam’s Club’s App Helped It Compete During the Pandemic
Retail - Tech

The warehouse club ran away with the most downloads compared to other warehouse clubs’ shopping apps, according to research firm Apptopia. The analysis showed that in 2020, the Sam’s Club app was ...

Modern Retail
March 17, 2021

Apple’s iOS 14 is Causing Major Changes to How Facebook Does...
Online - Tech

When an iOS 14 user opts out of tracking, Facebook has said it will honor that choice across browsers and devices, which means Facebook won’t be able to track the behavior of the control groups over...

AdExchanger
March 17, 2021

Apple Says Goodbye to Pricey HomePod Smart Speaker
Tech

After three years of production, Apple will discontinue its smart speaker that was lauded for its sound quality, but criticized for a steep price tag and subpar Siri support. As Apple noted in its st...

Mashable
March 16, 2021

Best Buy Health, Apple Partner on Health Tech Tools for Older ...
Retail - Tech

Best Buy Health has released multiple health and safety tools for older adults via Apple Watch. With the Live Agent Assist feature, when the Apple Watch detects a hard fall a Lively Agent will call t...

Retail Dive
March 10, 2021

Apple Reopens All of its 270 Stores Across the US
Retail

Apple has reopened all 270 of its stores across the U.S. as the effort to vaccinate more Americans against COVID-19 accelerates. The Cupertino tech giant confirmed that stores may have different requ...

USA Today
March 2, 2021

Target Adding Apple Shopping Zones to Stores
Retail - Tech

Target has announced that it will double its Apple footprint in stores, bringing products and accessories to a "dedicated shopping experience" for Apple customers at Target. As part of the program, Ap...

CNET
February 25, 2021

The Future of Fitbit, Apple Watch and Other Wearables: Talking...
Electronics - Fashion - Tech

Remember when smartwatches were just the super-futuristic device that made us feel like spies on TV because we could talk to our wrists? As a former owner of a Pebble, I've always been fascinated by ...

USA Today
February 22, 2021

Apple to Accept Bitcoin via BitPay
Finance - Tech

BitPay announced this week that they’ve begun functioning with Apple Wallet. The self-professed “world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services” announced that users o...

SlashGear
February 17, 2021

The Long, Bumpy Road to the Apple Car
Automotive - Tech

The headlines have been steady: prominent auto industry poaches, one approved car patent after another, sightings of mysterious self-driving cars around its Cupertino, California, headquarters, and mo...

CNN
February 15, 2021

Unlike Facebook, Snap CEO Says iPhone’s Privacy Change i...
Online - Tech

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel told CNBC on Friday that while Apple’s upcoming iPhone privacy changes will certainly be disruptive for advertising, it’s ultimately the right choice for its consumers. “W...

CNBC
February 8, 2021

Update: Apple, Hyundai Talks are Off
Automotive

Apple, known to keep product plans under tight wraps, has never acknowledged talks with the automaker about building vehicles, and was not immediately available for comment outside business hours in t...

Automotive News
February 8, 2021

Apple Tests New Way to Unlock an Iphone Without Removing a Fac...
Tech

Some iPhone users will soon be able to unlock their smartphones without needing to remove their face masks in public. There's just one catch: it requires an additional Apple device. Apple is testing...

CNN
February 5, 2021

Apple Car May Offer a Lot of Consumer Possibilities, Says Ligh...
Automotive

CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” team discusses the potential impact of an Apple car on the consumer space and what’s next for the Reddit traders, with Mercedes Bent of Lightspeed Venture Partners and Ca...

CNBC
February 4, 2021

Full 2021 SAG Awards Nominations
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The nominations for the 27th SAG Award were announced Thursday in a virtual ceremony featuring Lily Collins and Daveed Diggs reading off nominees in 13 film and TV categories honoring the best acting ...

Deadline
February 4, 2021

American Airlines Doubles Down on Apple Partnership
Tech - Travel

On Monday, the Fort Worth-based carrier announced that it is expanding its Apple partnership to offer travelers a library of curated books — and some are even free. Flyers now have access to a cura...

The Points Guy
February 3, 2021

Apple Invest $3.6B in Kia Electric Cars
Automotive - Tech

Kia Motors jumped as much as 14.5 percent after a local media report that Apple is planning to invest 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion) as part of a collaboration with the automaker on making electric veh...

Automotive News
February 3, 2021

After a Wild 2020, All Bets Are Off in This Year’s Strea...
Streaming

2020 was supposed to be the kickoff of the streaming wars — the year when new contenders battled Netflix to take their own slice of the streaming pie. Then the pandemic happened. Instead of finding ...

CNN
February 2, 2021

Tim Cook May Have Just Ended Facebook
Online - Tech

In a recent speech at Brussels' International Data Privacy Day, Apple CEO Tim Cook went on the offensive against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. Cook's speech seems to be a direct response to Faceboo...

Inc.
January 30, 2021

Walmart rebrands media group to Walmart Connect
Retail

Walmart rebranded its media network from Walmart Media Group to Walmart Connect, part of a larger overhaul the retailer is enacting as it looks to scale the offering into a top-10 advertising platform...


January 28, 2021

Apple Mulls Podcast Subscription Push Amid Spotify’s Lan...
Music - Podcasts

The iPhone giant has explored adding a paid audio product, a risky move given the proliferation of free, ad-supported programming. In the past decade-and-a-half, Apple has built significant influence ...

Hollywood Reporter
January 19, 2021

CES is a fantasyland of futuristic products. This year it was ...
Electronics - Tech

CES, the closely-watched annual consumer electronics show, often sets the tone for the tech trends of the year — but little did I realize how true that would be last year. On the flight home from ...

CNN
January 19, 2021

Guide: How to use your iPhone’s health tracking features
Tech

Apple’s main selling point for the Apple Watch is tracking your health, including activity, sleep and certain medical conditions. But it’s not the only Apple product that can help you get in shap...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

JP Richards Named Apple TV+ Head Of Film Marketing Strategy As...
Streaming - Tech - Television

JP Richards has been appointed head of film marketing strategy at Apple TV+. He will report to video marketing chief Chris Van Amburg. Richards will start the job next month, when his exit from Warner...

Deadline
January 19, 2021

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 phones: No wall charger, headphones
Tech

Samsung unveiled its three new Galaxy S21 smartphones on Thursday – and none of them come with a wall charger. This is a first for the South Korean smartphone brand, but echoes a similar annou...

Business Insider
January 15, 2021

Apple’s App Store had gross sales around $64 billion
Online - Tech

Apple’s App Store grossed more than $64 billion in 2020, according to an analysis by CNBC. That’s up from an estimated $50 billion in 2019 and $48.5 billion in 2018, according to the same analy...

CNBC
January 8, 2021

Amazon to buy podcast maker Wondery
Music - Online - Podcasts - Streaming

Amazon is buying podcasting start-up Wondery, the company announced Wednesday.The acquisition will give Amazon a stronger foothold to compete against the likes of Apple and Spotify, which have doubled...

CNBC
December 31, 2020

Peloton is now making its own music for its classes
Health & Beauty - Music

First it was Beyoncé. Now it's … Elvis? Peloton is unveiling its second music partnership, which includes custom-made tunes from the rock and roll icon. The fitness company is releasing remixes ...

CNN
December 31, 2020

Apple & TikTok pull pandemic-defying app Vybe Together
Tech

There are bad ideas, and then there’s building an app to promote secret parties during the worst global pandemic in 100 years. In a move surprising absolutely no one with common sense, Apple has pul...

Gizmodo
December 30, 2020

Apple Music Is Coming to Tesla Soon
Automotive - Music - Streaming

Currently, Tesla vehicles can stream music in the infotainment system from Spotify. Adding support for Apple Music would open the door for other rivals. Tesla first announced its intentions to support...

Digital Music News
December 29, 2020

Social media, not streaming, is the music industry’s future
Music - Online - Streaming

Music-streaming subscriptions contribute $8.5 billion a year to the record business — but the biggest future growth may lie in social media, gaming, livestreaming, and fitness. For the full story, ...

Rolling Stone
December 23, 2020

Apple targets car production by 2024 and eyes ‘next leve...
Automotive - Tech

Apple Inc is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology. The iPhone maker’s auto...

Reuters
December 22, 2020

TikTok is quickly becoming a marketing destination for toy com...
Influencers - Online - Toys

TikTok is quickly becoming a force in the toy-marketing industry. Toy maker Zuru Toys' senior digital manager predicts TikTok will be on par with YouTube as a toy-marketing destination in the next sev...

Business Insider
December 21, 2020

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