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Apple Pulls All Stops, Sells 78.3 Million iPhone Units in the Holiday Quarter

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

To say that Apple has done exceedingly well would probably be an understatement. The company usually does well in the holiday quarter however, this holiday quarter saw it break all records and sell a massive 78.3 million iPhone units sold. The huge sales lead to an increase of almost $3 Billion in the company’s revenue figures from the iPhone, which came to a stop at a staggering $54.4 Billion. (more…)

iOS 10.3 Beta to Let Users Share iCloud Data to Advance Apple AI

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By Rohit Singh Jain, The Tech Portal

Released to developers a few days ago, iOS 10.3 is the third major update to the iOS 10 operating system. And looks like it packs a wallop. In a bid to personalize it’s offerings and incorporate machine learning into it’s apps and services, Apple has decided to process all iCloud data that is shared by the user with the company. (more…)

iOS Developers Will Now be Able to Respond to the Love (and the Hate) Received over App Store

27 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

One of the biggest complaints that iOS developers had of Apple, was how it did not let them respond to customer reviews and comments on the App store. It was an incredibly lopsided system, considering that the app store reviews and comments actually have a bearing upon how well an application performs financially. (more…)

Apple Hits Qualcomm with a Billion Dollar Lawsuit

23 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

That’s right. Apple has been hit with enough lawsuits in its day and now the company wants to do some hitting back. Taking its clue from the Federal Trade Commission, which lashed out at Qualcomm earlier in the week for unfair trade practices, Apple, one of Qualcomm’s largest clients, has hit it with a lawsuit worth around $1 Billion. (more…)

Apple Music to Get Original Content, Confirms Executive Jimmy Lovine

19 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Rohit Singh Jain, The Tech Portal

Apple fans just got a new reason to rejoice. Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine has confirmed that Apple is looking to provide its users with curated and original audio and video content. The company is aggressively looking to make a move in the direction and is working hard to create original content that can be provided to its users so as to create a complete suite of original Apple products and services. (more…)

Apple May Release a 15-inch Macbook Pro with a Massive 32-GB RAM, Near the Year End

18 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

As per a report from AppleInsider that cites famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may release a RAM loaded version of the 15-inch Macbook Pro. The system could pack as much as 32-GB of RAM and could hit the markets near the end of the year. (more…)

Another Director Level Exit Revealed, Matt Casebolt Left Apple for Tesla in December

13 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple seems to be suffering from acute brain drain as several key employees continue leaving the company one after the other. Before Daniel Gross left the company to become a partner at Y Combinator and after Chris Lattner called it quits so as to join Tesla, another important employee had vacated his position. Interestingly, he is also joining Tesla. (more…)

Apple Executives to Meet Indian Ministry Officials on 25th Jan, to Discuss Its ‘Make in India’ Plans

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With India being one of the fastest growing smartphone markets, Apple has been haggling with the government authorities to set up their manufacturing unit as well as exclusive stores in the country for a majority of the last year. The Cupertino giant is now expected to meet up with ministry officials from on January 25 to discuss its long-standing plans of manufacturing the iPhone in India. It plans to discuss the state of exemptions and incentives with regard to the same. (more…)

Apple’s OEMs Gave Out Offers To Triple Overtime Pay To Alleviate Labor Shortage During And After Chinese New Year

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It’s been less than a month before Chinese New Year, and that could be the biggest concern for Apple’s supply chain—for their employees will flock back home for reunion, and according to the stats over the years, each year, 5% to 10% of them didn’t show up after holidays. Hence, as the Chinese media reported, several companies have already announced an offer of triple overtime pay to attract employees to work over holidays to secure the stability after Chinese New Year. (more…)

Apple Fails to Deliver on Internal Growth Targets, CEO Tim Cook Gets a Massive 15% Pay Cut

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By Anmol Sachdeva,  The Tech Portal

Due to lack of a major overhaul in features, Apple’s iPhone sales have been slumping for the past couple of years. And the Cupertino giant is today revealing that it has missed on its own internal sales and performance targets for the first time since 2009. This, in turn, leads to some reductions in the annual salary as defined by the company’s performance-based compensation system. (more…)