Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Apple.Inc

Apple’s $3 trillion valuation should worry investors

With its fortress balance sheet of roughly $190 bn in cash, Apple can withstand almost any grim economic scenario. But valuation and fundamentals eventually will matter again.

Apple puts iPhone assembler in Tamil Nadu on probation for labour violations

The Foxconn factory, located in Sriperumbudur on the outskirts of Chennai, was shut down after worker protests and will resume operations once 'necessary improvements' are made.

Apple readies revamped MacBooks, desktops with in-house processors to ‘outpace’ Intel, rivals

Apple's plans include devices fitted with processors that run faster than current M1 chips, improved connectivity to external devices, and could see a release as early as this summer.

Zuckerberg calls Apple ‘significant’ future competitor as Facebook weighs antitrust suit

The Facebook CEO criticised Apple’s iMessage, suggesting it offered weaker privacy than WhatsApp, & implied iMessage’s market dominance was due to unfair advantages provided by Apple.

Your 5G is about to get much better, and not because of the new iPhone

Release 16 of the 3GPP standards or 5G Phase 2, is focused on technologies that will benefit non-smartphone applications, including vehicle communications, factory connectivity etc.

Apple 5G iPhones arrive with an alphabet soup of abbreviations

This newest generation of wireless technology is being pitched as providing 'mind-bending improvements in speed' over today’s connections.

Apple ships devices using retail stores network to speed up deliveries

Apple started testing the program with a small number of stores when locations started re-opening after closing down earlier this year due to Covid-19.

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google face their $5 trillion moment of reckoning

A US House panel has accused Amazon, Apple, Facebook & Google of abusing the power of their platforms to cut off competitors, and called for structural breakup of their businesses.

Apple to hold online event to unveil 5G iPhones on 13 October

Apple plans to reveal four redesigned iPhones — the most dramatic overhaul since the iPhone X in 2017— with 5G, upgraded cameras, faster processors & wider screen size.

3 iPhone makers get approval to make in India under Modi govt’s incentive plan

Apple’s primary suppliers Foxconn, Wistron and Pegatron, as well as Samsung are among a list of global firms cleared by India’s Ministry of Electronics and IT.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.