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Apple counts on upscale shoppers to turn latest iPhone into hit

The iPhone 14 line was unveiled earlier this month alongside new Apple Watches and AirPods

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Apple unveils iPhone 14 with camera upgrades, satellite feature

The iPhone remains Apple’s most important product by far, generating roughly 50 per cent of the company’s sales on its own

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Apple plans to manufacture iPhone 14 in India

The company has been working with suppliers to ramp up manufacturing in India and shorten the lag in production of the new iPhone

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Apple targets September 7 for iPhone 14 launch

The new iPhone will kick off a busy fall product season, which will also include multiple new Macs, low-end and high-end iPads, and three Apple Watch models

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Apple lays off recruiters as part of its slowdown in hiring

Apple is still retaining recruiters who are full-time employees and not all of its contractors were fired as part of the move

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple’s chart-topping run gets a boost from retail investors

Since bottoming in mid-June, the iPhone maker’s shares have surged 27 per cent, outpacing the S&P 500 Index and the Nasdaq 100 Index

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Even tech giants like Amazon and Meta can’t escape the slowdown

With many of the biggest tech giants poised to report earnings in the next two weeks, investors are bracing for mostly bad news

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Big tech sinks stocks as clock ticks on earnings

All major groups in the S&P 500 retreated with losses in megacaps like Tesla and Apple weighing heavily on trading

Samsung

Samsung is first to start mass production of 3-nanometre chips

Samsung’s 3nm products reduce power consumption by up to 45 per cent and improve performance by 23 per cent compared to 5nm chips

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GCC smartphone market suffers decline as demand continues to weaken

The GCC smartphone market was worth $2.09bn in Q4 2021, a decrease of 4.5 per cent quarter on quarter

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Apple will handle the lending itself with new pay later service

Apple Pay Later will let customers split up the cost of any Apple Pay transaction over four installments across six weeks

EU agrees on single phone charger law

The plan would force all companies to make phones, tablets, e-readers and digital cameras to use the USB-C charger

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Apple unveils its biggest MacBook Air redesign in over a decade

The company showcased the updated laptop on Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple delays plan to have workers in office three days a week

The company is still expecting workers to come to the office two days per week

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple drops 22% from January peak as tech selloff continues

The stock is on track for a seventh straight weekly drop, which would represent its longest such streak since November 2018

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End of an era: Apple discontinues its last iPod model

The touch-screen model, which launched in 2007, will remain on sale until supplies run out

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Aramco closes in on Apple as world’s most valuable firm

The rally in oil prices has boosted the world’s biggest oil company’s shares

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple hires 31-year Ford veteran to ramp up electric-car work

An Apple car would put the company in competition with Tesla and Lucid Group as well as traditional automakers racing to introduce electric vehicles

The battle of iOS vs Android: Is there ever a right choice?

Is switching from iOS to Android the right choice or is staying true to your comfort zone of using a specific operating system the way to go?

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple shares set for the longest winning streak since 2003

Shares in the world’s largest company rose 0.2 per cent premarket on Tuesday

New iPhones help 5G handsets capture more than half the market

Phones with the advanced technology made up 51 per cent of units sold, according to Counterpoint Research data

How 2021 was a promising year for global equities

Several trends emerged over last year

Apple to let iPhones accept credit cards without extra hardware

The system will likely use the iPhone’s near field communications

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Worldwide PC shipments declined 5% in last quarter of 2021: Gartner

The top three vendors in the worldwide PC market remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2021, with Lenovo maintaining the top spot in shipments

Your BlackBerry dies: End of an era for iconic handset

BlackBerry devices running the original operating system and services will no longer be supported after January 4

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Apple’s market cap briefly tops $3 trillion after relentless rally

The stock first reached $1 trillion in value in mid-2018, and achieved a $2 trillion valuation in August 2020

Global smartphone sales declined 6.8% in third quarter of 2021: Gartner

Apple reclaimed the second position among the top five smartphone vendors in the third quarter and Xiaomi slipped to the third place

Apple launches new AirPods and new music plan

The new AirPods are the third generation of the original model and look similar to the AirPods Pro launched in 2019

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Apple unveils iPhone 13 series; UAE prices revealed

Pre-orders begin on September 17 at 4pm, with units available a week later on September 24

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Global smartphone sales grew 10.8% in second quarter of 2021: Gartner

Xiaomi moved into the second spot; Apple dropped to third