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June 28th, 2019 - 8:03 am § in China, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: Trump and Xi to Announce a Truce

Despite Trump’s bizarre lashing out with tariff threats at the EU, India, Vietnam, and even Japan, the rumor is that Xi and Trump will announce a truce when they meet around noon Saturday in Osaka. This announcement was predicted here n TA.   China has been building economic defenses against[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 8:04 am § in America, China, Donald Trump, Economics, The Ave Scene

Will Trump’s Trade Wars Kill Apple?

  1 Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios (Axios, June 18, 2019, abstracted) A growing chorus of skeptics betting that Apple is headed the way of Blackberry and Nokia.  In the midst of the Trump Trade Wars, Apple’s stock price has relied on more than $100 billion in stock repurchases last yea[...]

May 13th, 2019 - 11:23 am § in The Ave Scene

A Byte Out of The Apple Core

Despite Warren Buffets buying shares, Apple is in trouble.  Sales of the ohso expensive iPHONE are tumbling.  It seems more than possible that Trump’s trade war will justify a Chinese ban on sales of the American brand within China’s huge bourgeoisie. So what else has Curptino to justi[...]

January 7th, 2019 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

WEBWARS 2.0: GOOGLE DECLARES WAR ON CELL NETWORKS:

The future is the Net The money will be in the cloud and the access. Where is China? Remember WEBWARS I?  That was the war over browsers … Microsoft tried to unseat Netscape, Google and other combatants created Firefox, Chrome  and .. within the closed world of Apple’ SaFari.   Googl[...]

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[...]