• Maritime Data Startup Windward Raises $10.8M To Track The Oceans

    Maritime Data Startup Windward Raises $10.8M To Track The Oceans

    Windward, which provides maritime data and analytics, has raised $10.8 million in funding led by Horizons Ventures, with participation from returning investor Aleph. This brings the company’s total raised so far to $15.8 million. The startup’s products currently include MARINT, which tracks vessel traffic using commercial satellites and alerts law enforcement and intelligence… Read More

  • Conductor Helps Customers Figure Out If They’re Ready For Google’s “Mobile Friendly” Update

    Conductor Helps Customers Figure Out If They’re Ready For Google’s “Mobile Friendly” Update

    Last week, Google updated its search algorithm to favor mobile-friendly pages in mobile search results — a move that could affect 40 percent of Fortune 500 websites. If you’re worried about the update, Conductor has built a new tool to help. The company says Mobile Visibility can help businesses understand which content is mobile friendly and which is not and how that affects… Read More

  • Apple Boasts Over 3,500 Apple Watch Apps Already Available

    Apple Boasts Over 3,500 Apple Watch Apps Already Available

    Apple CEO Tim Cook said on today’s company earnings call that there are over 3,500 apps available at launch for the Apple Watch, which is better than the 1,000 total that were ready for iPad when that device launched in April of 2010, and 7 times the 500 apps available when the iPhone’s App Store first debuted in July 2008. Read More

  • Best Buy Will Accept Apple Pay In All U.S. Stores Later This Year

    Best Buy Will Accept Apple Pay In All U.S. Stores Later This Year

    Back when Apple Pay was first launched, Best Buy wanted none of it. As a part of the MCX consortium, they were a part of an effort among retailers to build a mobile payments system of their own: CurrentC. It seems Best Buy has changed its mind. 6 months later, Best Buy is jumping on the Apple Pay train. Read More

  • Apple ‘Working Hard’ To Catch Up With Apple Watch Demand

    Apple ‘Working Hard’ To Catch Up With Apple Watch Demand

    Apple is “working very, very hard” to meet the strong demand for Apple Watch, Apple CFO Luca Maestri told Bloomberg Businessweek in the wake of the company’s earnings call today. Apple is facing demand that it hopes to largely catch up with by the end of June, according to the executive. “It’s been really great to see the reaction of customers since their… Read More

  • Apple Now Has $194 Billion In Cash

    Apple Now Has $194 Billion In Cash

    Apple, the word’s most valuable corporation, has a new cash tally: $194 billion. That’s to say that if you add up its cash, cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities, and long-term marketable securities, it totals $194 billion. Cash is a loose term that is usually employed at the corporate scale to include accreted value that remains functionally liquid. Read More

  • Apple Revenues In China Soar 71% In Q2

    Apple Revenues In China Soar 71% In Q2

    Apple is tearing it up in China. During its second quarter, the company saw 71 percent revenue growth in the locale, and the company is widely thought to have sold more iPhones there than in the United States. Notably, the company’s Chinese revenue came in second place to Europe’s during the first quarter, losing $17.2 billion to $16.1 billion. In the most recent quarter, the second… Read More

  • Apple Mac Sales Up 10% YoY Despite Global Decline In PC Shipments

    Apple Mac Sales Up 10% YoY Despite Global Decline In PC Shipments

    Apple sold approximately 4.6 million Macs this quarter, according to the company’s Q2 2015 earnings report, released today. This represents year-over-year growth of 10 percent, with 4.1 million Macs sold in the same quarter last year. Last quarter, over the holidays, Apple sold 5.5 million Macs, meaning that Apple Mac sales declined by 17 percent quarterly. Read More

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