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Apple and Health Gorilla team up to make health records available on the iPhone: Report

23 Jun apple-health-990x603

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Over the past few weeks, reports of Apple working on a completely new project that turns your iPhone into a repository of medical record data have surfaced on the interwebs. It has been said that Cupertino wants the iPhone to become a ‘one-stop shop’ for your health reports and CNBC now has another insider scoop about these efforts. (more…)

Tim Cook calls for making coding mandatory in schools, President Trump for “sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology”

22 Jun donald-trump-tp-default

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

A high powered meeting took place earlier today, that saw members o the tech community sit down with President Donald Trump and members of the US administration. Albeit, the meeting was less crowded than what it should have been,with several tech honchos leaving president Trump’s councils over disagreements with his policies. (more…)

Apple ropes in two leading Sony executives to lead its push into original content creation

20 Jun Apple_Store_Sydney-768x576

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Should Netflix and Amazon beware of the onslaught of Apple’s original programming, expected to drop in the coming months? The Cupertino giant has been bulking up on its video production efforts over the last year or so. It has, however, hit the jackpot as today Apple announced that it has managed to onboard two of Sony Pictures’ top TV executives — Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to create the upcoming original content at the company. (more…)

Fresh leaks suggest Vivo may beat Apple in on-screen fingerprint sensor integration

19 Jun vivo-fingerprint-e1497601448931-990x524

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard chatter that all major smartphone makers are currently trying to embed a fingerprint sensor underneath the display. (more…)

Apple’s top end iMac Pro could cost well over $17,000

16 Jun ffsfssffs-990x451

By Mudit Mohilay,  The Tech Portal

Apple’s iMac Pro sent out large shock-waves when it first arrived on the scene. After all, a device which costs $4,999 in its base configuration is bound to be hiding something special under the hood. Well, if you think the base model is pricey, wait till you hear what the top model costs. (more…)

Taiwan to (finally!!!) get its first Apple Store

15 Jun apple-store-taiwan-990x483

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Such an irony it has been. The place which literally gives births to almost every semiconductor chip out there, did not have a single flagship store of one of its industries’ biggest consumer — Apple. Well the irony is ending. (more…)

‘We’re focussing on autonomous systems’ : Tim Cook confirms Apple’s long secretive autonomous vehicle project

14 Jun autonomous-cars-tech-portal-featured

By Deepanshu Khandelwal, The Tech Portal

For years, Apple has kept its autonomous car plans under wraps. And while there have been a few breaking stories here and there on various tech media platforms regarding the same, an official word from Apple on the same has never come out. (more…)

In a bid to take on social networks and IM, Apple has brought out Business chat

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple is introducing Business Chat to the masses. As the name implies, the service is actually a platform that will let people interact with businesses from within the confines of iMessage. Apple appears to be hoping that the service will eventually turn into one of the main ways people start communicating with businesses. (more…)

At long last, Apple Pay rolls out support for peer to peer payments!

8 Jun 141020_EM_ApplePay

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Finally, our prayers are being answered and Apple is opening up a very crucial feature to the general public. At its WWDC event, Apple has announced that its opening up its Apple Pay feature to the general public. (more…)

Apple and Amazon to ‘chip in funds’ with Foxconn to buy Toshiba’s memory business

7 Jun Toshiba_logo

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Toshiba’s financial troubles have pushed the technology giant to offload its NAND memory business to a third-party, even when it’s facing some amount of retaliation from its widely-known partner Western Digital (WD). The front runners for the acquisition of the complete (or majority stake) in the said division are Foxconn, Broadcom, and several others. This has driven the bid value to as high as $28 billion, as compared to the division’s $18 billion valuation. (more…)