Apple buys Tesla and a solar flare wipes trillions from the economy: 10 outrageous predictions for 2019

Apple buys Tesla and a solar flare wipes trillions from the economy: 10 outrageous predictions for 2019

Saxo Bank’s annual series of outrageous predictions is here with this year’s theme covering a world that is increasingly saying „enough is enough.” The Danish firm has compiled 10 possibilities with a low chance of happening, but that challenge investors to think outside the box on risk within financial markets and the world more generally.…

Apple could release a cheap Apple TV dongle to get more people hooked

Apple could release a cheap Apple TV dongle to get more people hooked

Apple has considered the release a lower-priced Apple TV dongle similar to the Roku Streaming Stick or Amazon Fire TV Stick, according to a report by The Information on Wednesday. It’s not clear if Apple ultimately decided whether or not to move forward with plans to release such a device. For Apple, though, a lower-price…

Tim Cook defends Apple taking billions from Google after his blistering attack on data hoarding tech firms

Tim Cook defends Apple taking billions from Google after his blistering attack on data hoarding tech firms

Tim Cook has defended taking billions of dollars from Google amid concerns that the partnership undermines Apple’s no-nonsense approach to privacy. Google pays Apple more than $9 billion a year to be the default search engine on the iPhone, according to a Goldman Sachs estimate seen by Business Insider. But Google has been blighted by…

Apple took nearly 30 years to hit a value of $190 billion. It lost that much in little more than 5 weeks

Apple took nearly 30 years to hit a value of $190 billion. It lost that much in little more than 5 weeks

Apple’s stock took a beating on Monday. The iPhone maker’s share price was down more than 5% at the end of trading, taking its market cap below $1 trillion at the close for the first time since it hit the milestone in August. The reason for the battering: a slew of analyst reports suggesting iPhone…

Apple announces hardware issues with its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple announces hardware issues with its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook Pro

On Friday, Apple announced that two of its products — the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) — have known hardware issues. Bloomberg first reported on these issues after being posted on Apple’s support pages on Friday. Apple said that on some iPhone X devices, display screens are experiencing touch issues.…

The new Apple Watch Series 4 isn’t for everyone — but if you’re looking for an Apple Watch, it’s the one to get

The new Apple Watch Series 4 isn’t for everyone — but if you’re looking for an Apple Watch, it’s the one to get

The Apple Watch is likely to be a hot holiday present this year. And the Apple Watch Series 4, which was released in September, is the first major redesign since the device was first released. It’s got a bigger screen, a thinner body, and new health features like an ECG app that can take basic…

Apple dips below a $1 trillion valuation

Apple dips below a $1 trillion valuation

Getty/Chip Somodevilla Apple on Thursday reported underwhelming iPhone sales and gave soft guidance for the holiday quarter. Shares fell more than 7%, pushing the company’s market cap below $1 trillion. Watch Apple trade live. Apple lost its $1 trillion valuation on Friday as shares fell by more than 7%, to a low of $206.66, following…

Apple will no longer report iPhone numbers after sales went to 0%, and analysts are worried the era of iPhone growth is over

Apple will no longer report iPhone numbers after sales went to 0%, and analysts are worried the era of iPhone growth is over

Apple announced Thursday night that it would no longer be reporting iPhone sales numbers— or sales numbers for any of its products — on future earnings calls. Investors hated it: AAPL stock tanked 7% on the news in after-hours trading and was still down 5% in premarket trading before the New York exchanges opened Friday.…

Apple loses its $1tn crown as shares fall

Apple loses its $1tn crown as shares fall

Image copyright Getty Images Apple briefly lost its $1tn valuation on Thursday when its shares fell 7% in after-hours trading despite posting record results. The tech giant’s strategy of charging more for its phones has paid off, with revenues jumping in the last three months despite relatively flat sales. Revenues rose 20% to $62.9bn year-on-year,…