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Apple event had an unusually dark tone, emphasizing emergency features

When Apple held its annual launch event for the iPhone 13 in 2021, it started with a joyful video featuring jazz dancers celebrating the natural beauty of California (which can be captured with an iPhone camera, of course). The undertone of Apple’s iPhone 14 launch this week was darker. After …

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Apple event this year had an unusually dark undertone

When Apple held its annual launch event for the iPhone 13 in 2021, it started with a joyful video featuring jazz dancers celebrating the natural beauty of California (which can be captured with an iPhone camera, of course). The tone of Apple’s iPhone 14 launch this week was darker. After …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Laurene Powell Jobs panel interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks onstage during day 2 of Vox Media’s 2022 Code Conference in Beverly Hills, California. Jerod Harris | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Wednesday that Apple doesn’t spend a lot of effort improving the texting experience between iPhones and …

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Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Facebook parent Meta are expected to release mixed reality headsets in the coming year that could finally fulfill the industry’s promise to turn head-worn devices into the next big shift in personal computing. But there’s one major potential snag: sticker shock. The best-selling virtual reality headset, the Meta …

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iPhone shipments surge in Q2 despite Covid lockdowns

Apple’s smartphone shipments in China jumped sharply in the second quarter, even as the country faced Covid-related lockdowns in major cities, according to a new report. In the second quarter, Apple shipped 9.9 million iPhones in China — up 25% year-on-year, market research firm Canalys said in a report published …

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Apple’s services slowdown in Q3 potential concern for investors

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images For over half a decade, Apple has been touting its services business as a growth engine that …

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Apple Q3 2022 earnings preview: Macroeconomic concerns dominate

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, US, on Monday, June 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple reports earnings on Thursday for the quarter ended in June. The third quarter …

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Why CEO Mary Barra is confident GM can beat Tesla in electric vehicles

GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra addresses investors Oct. 6, 2021 at the GM Tech Center in Warren, Michigan. Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors DETROIT — In September 2017, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and her top executives visited the automaker’s design dome, considered hallowed ground within the …

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Apple CarPlay could be a trojan horse into the automotive industry

Apple is using the iPhone’s popularity to push itself into the auto industry. Automakers are a little unsure how they feel about this. Apple announced the next generation of its car software CarPlay in June. It takes over the user interface on all interior screens, replacing gas gauges and speed …

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Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the …

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