Apple Earnings Fall yet the Stock Pops. What Gives?

Chinks are starting to appear in Apple, as quarterly earnings were generally unimpressive. When Apple reports a quarter like this, the stark contrast between the visionary Steve Jobs and game–manager Tim Cook becomes readily apparent. Sad, Sad Numbers Product revenues for the quarter were $42.35 billion, which is an incredible number on an absolute basis. […]

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Fmr. Apple Chipmaker Qualcomm Wants US Regulators to Ban Select iPhones

The tensions and bad blood between Apple and Qualcomm have just been driven a notch higher. According to Reuters, Qualcomm now wants trade regulators in the U.S. to ban the sale of some iPhones in the country. Specifically, Qualcomm wants those iPhones equipped with modems made by its rival Intel taken off shelves. With the move, […]

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Apple Hints at Behind-the-Scenes Blockchain Work in New SEC Filing

Apple has submitted what might seem like an arcane filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – but the document contains tantalizing details about the computing giant’s interest in blockchain tech. The document – entitled “Summary of Apple’s Commitment to Responsible Sourcing” – details the company’s commitment “to upholding human rights across its global […]

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Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin-Friendly Cash App is Now 2nd Most Popular Apple Application

Within a decade since its launch in 2009, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fintech company Square has transformed into a $29 billion digital payments giant and the go-to platform for users to send and receive money and buy Bitcoin. On February 3, Dorsey revealed that Square Cash (also known as Cash App), one of the most […]

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Apple Patent Filing Hints at Blockchain Use

A new patent application from U.S. electronics giant Apple points to the potential use of blockchain within a prospective system for creating and verifying timestamps. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, Apple details a program able to certify timestamps by combining aspects of blockchain technology with Public Key […]

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