Can Apple Watch Carry Apple Into The Healthcare Future?

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Healthcare is becoming more important to major players in digital commerce and payments, with companies such as Amazon , Apple and Google trying to build their own ecosystems to capture more of the spending in that massive and global industry.

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Apple, Goldman Pair On Credit Card For iPhone

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Apple and Goldman Sachs, through joint efforts, will issue a credit card that links with the iPhone, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (Feb. As the report noted, Apple sought to move beyond hardware and gain more recurring revenues and fees stemming from services.

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Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone

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In an attempt to lower its reliance on the iPhone, Apple is overhauling its leadership ranks and changing its priorities so that it is focused more on services, artificial intelligence, hardware and retail, reported The Wall Street Journal.

Samsung Teams With Apple

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Samsung has announced that it will offer iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on all 2019 Samsung Smart TV models beginning this spring, while support on 2018 Samsung Smart TVs will launch through a firmware update.

Apple To Enable App Development Across Devices

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Apple is aiming to make it easier for software developers to make apps for its devices under a multistep program, which has been code-named Marzipan. The hope is that this effort will drive the creation of new software, bringing new use cases to Apple devices.

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Apple Buys Voice App To Boost Siri

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PullString , a San Francisco maker of technology that enables people to design and publish voice-activated apps, was acquired by Apple. With Amazon leading in the voice-activated speaker market thanks to Alexa and her slew of skills, Apple is trying to fight back.

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The Apple iPhone Sales Rope-A-Dope

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Apple’s taken a beating since announcing its Q4 earnings last week. Analysts and the media smelled blood in the water after CEO Tim Cook said Apple would stop reporting unit sales of its products, including its crown jewel, the iPhone, next quarter. The Apple Tax Man Cometh.

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Apple’s Earnings Pivot: It’s The Ecosystem, Not The Phone

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29) with Apple CEO Tim Cook, that would be it. Apple entered this earnings season under a level of scrutiny and pressure to which the top-tier tech firm is wholly unaccustomed. Services is the catch-all category that covers the App Store, Apple Pay, Apple Music and the Apple Cloud.

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Can Apple Watch Carry Apple Into The Healthcare Future?

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Healthcare is becoming more important to major players in digital commerce and payments, with companies such as Amazon , Apple and Google trying to build their own ecosystems to capture more of the spending in that massive and global industry.

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Apple Updates Rules For In-App Subscriptions

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Apple has changed the guidance for in-app subscriptions, upgrading the design and making it easier to find the guidance and clear and detailed rules. In addition to removing friction, the documentation is aimed at increasing the knowledge developers can access from Apple.

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Apple Pay Gets Support From Target, Taco Bell, Other Retailers

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Apple announced Tuesday (Jan. 22) that Target, Taco Bell, Hy-Vee supermarkets in the Midwest, Speedway convenience stores and Jack in the Box all now support Apple Pay , its digital payment service. support Apple Pay.

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Apple MacOS Password Vulnerability Found By German Teen

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A German teen has found a vulnerability bug in macOS that exposes all passwords stored on the system, but he has decided not to give Apple any information about it, according to reports. Henze doesn’t want to tell Apple about the bug because of “lack of payment for such research.”

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Apple’s Retail Head Ahrendts Steps Down

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Apple announced that its retail chief, Angela Ahrendts, is stepping down, while Deirdre O’Brien is taking on an expanded role as senior vice president of Retail + People. Ahrendts is one of Apple’s most highly paid executives, having received $26.5

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Apple Lets College Students Store IDs On Apple Devices

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Apple has inked a deal with three universities in the U.S., enabling students to store their student IDs on their Apple devices. According to a report in CNBC , students at Duke University, University of Alabama and University of Oklahoma can store their student IDs on their iPhone or Apple Wallet. Apple initially announced the service in June at its annual developer conference. Apple released three phones, which watchers had been anticipating.

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Apple Teases New Wearable, Glass Phone In Patents

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If recent patent applications are any indication, Apple could very well have some groundbreaking new products to debut. Apple also patented something that’s never been seen before: an all-glass phone.

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Apple Mulls Monetization Of News App Via Subscriptions

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Apple wants to create a subscription service for news — and some major publishers aren’t happy about it. The service is expected to launch later this year as part of the Apple News app. Apple News News Content publishing revenue subscription services What's Hot

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Apple, Alipay Pair On Interest-Free iPhone Financing In China

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In an attempt to increase iPhone sales in China, Apple has teamed up with Alipay to give potential buyers a more affordable avenue to buy the phones, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Apple Alipay china economy financing iPhone News What's Hot

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Aetna, Apple Team Up To Launch New Health App

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29) the launch of Attain, a new health experience designed by Aetna in collaboration with Apple. According to Aetna, reward opportunities include the ability for eligible users to earn their Apple Watch via participation in the program.

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Apple Pay Appears To Be Coming Soon To Germany

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Apple Pay is set to launch soon in Germany. According to 9to5Mac , the Apple Pay page on Apple’s German website has a “Kommt bald” (“Coming soon”) badge, while the website for HypoVereinsbank includes “In Kürze bei uns: Apple Pay,” which is essentially the same thing.

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Apple Wants To Equip Devices With Carbon Monoxide Detector

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Apple has been granted a patent that would equip future devices with built-in sensors that can detect harmful, poisonous gasses, such as carbon monoxide. The patent shows diagrams of a “miniature gas sensing device encased in an enclosure,” with an Apple Watch used in the example.

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Apple Debuts Dedicated Store For Military And Vets

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Apple announced on Monday (Dec. The store will offer eligible military customers a 10 percent discount on Apple products, including in-demand items like iPhones, accessories and even the Apple Watch. Apple, in a statement, praised the military. “At

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Apple’s Siri Without A Biz Head

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The head of Siri at Apple has moved on to another position within the company. Stasior joined Apple from Amazon ’s A9 retail search team. Apple AI Alexa Assistant Cortana Google Assistant News personnel siri siri jobs voice-activated What's Hot

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Amazon Echo To Stream Apple Music

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Just in time for the holidays, Apple Music subscribers will be able to use the streaming music service on Echo devices starting the week of Dec. Apple Music has about 50 million subscribers, a number it breached earlier in the year, but it’s still lagging behind Spotify’s 83 million.

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Former Apple Securities And Compliance Lawyer Charged With Insider Trading

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a former Apple lawyer with illegal insider trading on Wednesday (Feb. The lawyer, named Gene Levoff, worked at Apple until July 2018, when he was put on leave. Legal Apple insider trading Lawyer News SEC securities stocks What's Hot

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NY AG Investigating Apple FaceTime Bug

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Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, said the attorney general is investigating Apple after a privacy flaw revealed that FaceTime users could listen in on people they called before the recipient accepted or rejected the call, according to a report in Bloomberg.

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Apple’s Wall Street Cheerleaders Grow Muted

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For Apple, this all seems a case of “catch a falling knife” – that is, if we are referring to the stock price. Doctors are working in far-flung groups that are focused on the Apple Watch, or on health records. Apple apple stock price iPhone

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Apple, Johnson & Johnson Eye Preventative Healthcare

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Apple is partnering with Johnson & Johnson ’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit to study whether the Apple Watch can be used to prevent strokes. According to Venture Beat , the study is focusing on the latest version of the Apple Watch and whether it can detect atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is a leading cause of strokes. We are receiving thank you letters daily from Apple Watch wearers who are discovering they have AFib,” added Apple COO Jeff Williams. “We

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Apple Pay Users In Australia Can Now Choose Visa Or EFTPOS

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Apple Pay, in a move that will let users in Australia skip credit card fees at places that support EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer), now has support for dual-network debit cards, according to reports. If the option isn’t visible, Apple Pay is most likely linked to another dual-network card.

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Apple Developers Have Earned $120B Since App Store Creation

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Apple said it has paid $120 billion in revenue to App Store developers since 2008. While announcing the camp, Apple shared the numbers. In the last year, Apple generated more than $30 billion in developer revenue. Apple App Store developers News revenue What's Hot

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5G Comes To Apple Phones By 2020

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A report says that 5G technology will be arriving for Apple iPhones sometime in 2020. According to Fast Company , a source revealed that Apple’s 5G iPhone will launch in 2020, with the company planning to use Intel’s 8161 5G modem chip in its smartphones.

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RBC: Apple Services Revenue Lower Than Expected

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13) saying that Apple’s services revenue growth has slowed to 18 percent year-over-year, when it was expected to be at about 27 percent. CNBC reported that services, which Apple frequently mentions as a bright spot for revenue and growth, is not doing the business it should be.

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Apple Apologizes For Stolen Apple IDs In China

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Apple, nearly a week after it emerged that some Apple IDs were stolen in China, apologized for the hacking, saying in a statement that it found “a small number of our users’ accounts” had been accessed via a phishing scam, reported The Wall Street Journal.

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Apple Mulls Subscription Service For Gaming

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Apple could be starting a subscription service for gaming, according to reports. Apple began discussions with game developers in the latter half of 2018, according to the people familiar with the plans, who all declined to be identified.

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Five At Five: Apple And Preventative Healthcare

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Today’s coverage includes the latest potential use for the Apple Watch, and Google’s own smartwatch move. Apple, Johnson & Johnson Eye Preventative Healthcare. News Amazon Apple car sales commerce news ecommerce Five at Five Google payments news PayPal SMB subscriptions

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Hackers Steal Alipay Customers’ Money Via Stolen Apple IDs

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Alipay , the mobile payment app, said Wednesday (October 10) that hackers stole money from accounts via stolen Apple IDs. In a post on its Toutiao social media account, Reuters reported it said users who linked their accounts via Apple IDs should lower their transaction limits.

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Apple Supplier Lowers Outlook, Prompting Stock Slip

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Apple stocks fell 5 percent on Monday (Nov. The company manufactures components for the front-facing camera of Apple’s latest iPhones, which enable Face ID, augmented reality (AR) and facial recognition technology. 12) morning after one of its suppliers slashed its outlook.

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Influential Apple Analyst: iPhone Demand Lower Than Expectations

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Apple took a hit late last week after Ming-Chi Kuo, the closely followed Apple analyst at TF International Securities, warned that demand for Apple’s iPhones is much lower than expected. Apple investments iphone XR News Retail What's Hot

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Apple’s Trillion-Dollar Market Cap Sizzle

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2), Apple was already having a pretty good week: Earnings came in strong , buoyed by big successes with services and subscriptions, and investors were mostly happy with what they saw. Instead, Apple brought back Steve Jobs. He wanted Apple to dream up things people couldn’t imagine.”.

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Apple Continues Slide, Falls Behind Alphabet

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Apple , once the world’s biggest company, continues to tumble after a disastrous Q1 shortfall that saw shares drop 9 percent on Thursday (Jan. Analysts think that Apple sold 64 million iPhones in Q4, but previously said that number would be around 73.5

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TD Ameritrade Enables Instant Brokerage Account Funding Via Apple Pay

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15) that it now enables customers to instantly fund a brokerage account with Apple Pay via an Apple Business Chat in the Messages app on iPhone and iPad. With a debit card, customers can deposit as much as $10,000 a day via Apple Pay by using Apple Business Chat.

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Five At Five: Apple’s New Phone Plans

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Today’s coverage includes Apple’s latest idea, and a new seller solution head for Visa. Apple to Launch Three New LCD iPhone Models This Fall. News Apple commerce news Five at Five funding Investment iPhone ipo payments news Visa

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Apple iPhone Shipments Take Double-Digit Hit In China

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Shipments of Apple’s iPhones plummeted around 20 percent in China during the fourth quarter of last year, as competitor Huawei Technologies was able to steal share. percent in the last three months of 2018, but the dip at Apple was more pronounced.

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Apple Analyst Predicts Q2 Earnings Will Beat Market Consensus

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Despite a warning by Apple CEO Tim Cook about lower revenues for Q1 and disappointing sales of new iPhones and Apple Watches, one top Apple analyst says there are encouraging signs ahead for the company, according to a report by CNBC.

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