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Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

June 16th, 2017 - 10:11 am § in Misc.

North Korea Announces Its Own iPAD

Myohyang IT, a state-owned North Korean tech company, just announced a new tablet that will raise some eyebrows: It’s called . . . the iPad. That’s right. While North Korea hasn’t exactly been respectful of intellectual property and trademarks in the past, this blatant violation se[...]

December 7th, 2016 - 1:17 pm § in America

APPLESAUCE: The Decline and Fall

 Oppenheimer senior analyst Andrew Uerkwitz thinks the Cupertino giant does not have what it takes to lead the tech industry. Uerkwitz even issued a brutal note to talk about “strategic issues” in Tim Cook’s company. In the note that was obtained by Business Insider on Friday, Uerkwi[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 9:51 am § in Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Apple, a Trendsetter No More

By Shira Ovide, Bloomberg Gadly Apple’s possible foray into a similar field isn’t immediately inspiring. That’s not to say the company needs to be first in digital glasses or augmented reality — a catch-all term for technology that mixes real-world images with computerized in[...]

January 15th, 2016 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Apple May Be on Hook for $8 Billion in Taxes After Europe Probe

Bloomberg Business: The world’s largest company could owe more than $8 billion in back taxes as a result of a European Commission investigation into its tax policies, according to an analysis by Bloomberg Intelligence. Apple, which has said it will appeal an adverse ruling, is being scrutinized by[...]

August 4th, 2015 - 6:51 pm § in Misc.

Applesauce; stockholders are poorer today.

Apple (AAPL)  Apple stock is down nearly 11% from the record high reached February 23rd of $133. Investors are fretting over evidence that competition is heating up for smartphones in China, while similar problems at Samsung suggest that smart phones have become a commodity product.  This puts pr[...]

June 16th, 2015 - 8:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Apple vs Pebble: Disclaimer (I own a Pebble)

gg Pebble  $170 ……………….Apple  $350 ???? I bought my first Pebble over a year ago as part of the Kickstarter program. Now Apple is in the game and I just got my second generation Pebble .. so which s a better buy? Apple  .. bright screen short battery life. (~ 1[...]

May 8th, 2015 - 8:56 am § in The Ave Scene

Sam Adams brings Apple to beer .. the i-Can!

Here in Seattle we take beer very seriously.  There are hundreds of microbrews, all trying to sell you beer that tastes different and better.  No self respecting brew pub sells beer in a bottle, much less a can.  In the midst of all this Boston’s Sam Adams is not a star.  Most folks here r[...]

December 24th, 2014 - 11:29 am § in Uncategorized

SONY Cashes In. APPLE sides with North Korea

Apple reportedly nixed a deal to bring “The Interview” to iTunes despite a request from the White House. This adds support to reports here on The Ave that Cupertino and North Korea have been discussing collaborations including joint branding, development of products in North Korea. ̵[...]

October 5th, 2014 - 9:51 am § in Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Apple and North Korea strive to reach common standards

Three years from the death of their great leaders, Apple and North Korea are both struggling to define a new leadership. The letter left on the desk of new Apple hires reads as follows, according to “M’s” image: There’s work and there’s your life’s work.The kind o[...]