Who is taming the tech companies

Investment banker and professor Jonathan Knee argues the truth, about the secrets to the success of the biggest tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google, and illustrates the nuances and complexities posed by their emergence, and explains a disparate portfolio of structural advantages buttressed by shrewd acquisitions, strong management, tax regulation and often encouraging…

Apple slshes 20 per cent of its planned production of iPhone

Apple is slashing 20 per cent of its planned production of the iPhone 12 mini for the first half of 2021 as part of a broader adjustment to output plans it formulated late last year. Apple sold suppliers to secure components and parts up to 100 million handsets including the entire iPhone12 series, its first…

Ensure chip shortage does not affect you

Qualcomm, which makes processors and modem that power any of the leading smartphones and other consumer gadgets,  what the resurgent car industry was facing called “ Chipageddon.” When the supplies run short, it halts manufacturing chips, as gamers struggled to buy new graphic cards, Apple had to stagger the release of its iPhones 12 Pro…

Apple sales hit more than £81bn  up 21 per cent

Apple which has more than 1.65 billion active devices globally, including more than 1billion iPhones, their sales has hit more than £81bn ( $111bn) in the last three months of 2020 a 21 per cent up from last year despite the pandemic as other companies have struggled.  Apple sales in the greater China region, including…

Corporate America and China

Clyde Prestowitz who worked for President Ronald Regan, and renowned globalisation and Asian expert has advised subsequent US administrations offers useful advice for Joe Biden the new American 46th president to adopt, as resetting US relations with China will be one of his top agenda. The strategies that the United States and its allies can…

iPhones, iPads can be charged on top of a Macbook

      Future Macbooks could wirelessly charge your iPhones, iPods, and Apple Watches that are placed on the lid, palm rest, or trackpad. A pair of patents granted to Apple by the US Patent and Trademark Office allows for 2 way charging or reverse charging according to a report by Patently Apple. The idea…

Apple took 3 years to drop supplier who used underage labour

In 2013 Apple learned that its supplier Suyin Electronics, that  made parts for Macbooks used underage labour according a former Apple staff. Apple failed to isolate the supplier for over three years. Suyin Electronics Dongguan Co Ltd in Mainland China  certified by ISO 9002 quality management system, allegedly uses forced Muslim labour. There aren’t many…