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Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

Contributor Contributor More posts by this contributor The dinner that destroyed Gawker One week in Las Vegas It could be said that the first few years of this current tech boom were fueled by mostly

Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019

Apple is preparing a couple of updating models of AirPods, according to Bloomberg. The popular fully wireless earbud-style headphones that Apple introduced last year are currently on track for a refre

Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

In Q4 2017 – essentially during the last holiday season – market research firm Canalys found that more people bought Apple watches than Swiss watches. Two million more, to be exact. Brian

The Apple HomePod ships February 9 for $349, available to order this Friday

Apple is finally shipping the HomePod. The device will ship on February 9, seven months after its announcement at WWDC 2017. It will cost $349 and limited at launch to the US, UK and Australian market

Apple’s iMac Pro is a love letter to developers

he iMac Pro exists because it turns out that there is a lot of air underneath the aging Mac Pro and above the incredibly popular MacBook Pro. A single-digit percentage of Mac customers buy the Mac Pro

Apple Pay Cash launches in beta today, letting you send and receive cash in Messages

Apple is soft-launching direct, person-to-person payments in an iMessage today with the Apple Pay Cash beta. The feature, which was announced earlier this year, allows you to send and receive cash ins

Don’t trust investors asking how you’ll exit to Apple, says Apple CEO

If you're a budding entrepreneur and the VC you're pitching switches gears and asks you about your exit strategy that's your cue to get up and leave, says Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Dow Jones said that Google was buying Apple, and the bots bought it

There you have it. Steve Jobs' will + Dow Jones + Apple Park = Google's buying Apple. I think we finally have algorithmic transparency. This morning Dow Jones shot some fake news out over the wires an

A brief recent history of Apple’s product swerves

Apple did not make the first personal computer, nor the first tablet computer, nor the first smartphone. Measuring it against what comes first is -- to paraphrase Steve Jobs -- a boneheaded way of loo

Crunch Report | Everything Apple 2017

Apple releases the new iPhone X and iPhone 8, the latest version of the Apple Watch (Series 3) and Apple TV 4K. All this on Crunch Report.

Xiaomi takes aim at Apple with a Macbook Pro rival priced from $858

Xiaomi is shooting a number of arrows at Apple today. Smartphones aside, it just launched an affordable take on the Macbook Air that ships with Windows. The first Xiaomi laptop was a shot at the Macbo

What to expect from the Steve Jobs Theater at the new iPhone reveal

For the very first time, Apple is opening up the brand new Steve Jobs theater to unveil new iPhones (and more, we think) on September 12. This Apple Campus has been in the works for quite some time. I

New Apple ad does some voice-first education with The Rock and Siri

How do you teach people to use an interface that’s invisible? That’s been the marketing communications problem for Apple since the day Siri became the first big mass-market voice assistant.

Ticwatch is back with two new alternatives to the Apple Watch

The Ticwatch, a worthy (and more affordable) alternative to the Apple Watch, is back with two new models. You may remember the second-generation Ticwatch from last year. The watch raised over $2 milli

A brief history of the iPhone

The first iPhone was met with cautious excitement by many in the press — after all, where did the company get off thinking it could replace a physical keyboard with a touchscreen? But all these year

The Uber and the frog

How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuatio

Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro get routine processor and SSD boost

Apple gave its MacBook and MacBook Pro lineup a small boost today at WWDC — the machines are getting new Kaby Lake processors and faster solid-state drives across the board. Apple's 15-inch Pro is g

Apple is shoring up Siri for its next generation of intelligent devices

Siri is a critical component of Apple’s vision for the future, so integral that it was willing to spend $200 million to acquire Lattice Data over the weekend. The startup was working to tra

No, the 5th Ave Apple Store’s glass cube isn’t going anywhere (permanently)

Apple's construction contractors may indeed have to remove the glass cube that sits over the entrance to the sunken 5th Ave location — but only because it's a bit hard to do a massive store renovati

Crunch Report | Uber Might Have To Support In-App Tipping

Today’s Stories  New York’s Taxi commission to propose in-app tipping requirement for Uber Google reaches $7.8 million settlement in its Android antitrust case in Russia Facebook issues state
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