Monthly Archives: "February 2015"

Apple has announced plans to  open two data centres in Europe costing €1.7 billion. The facilities are expected to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and will power Apple’s online services including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri for customers across Europe. “We are grateful for Apple’s continued success in Europe and proud that our investment supports communities across the continent,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “This significant new investment represents Apple’s biggest project in Europe to date. We’re thrilled to be expanding our operations, creatingRead More
M.G. Siegler, a longtime Apple aficionado, has made his case as to why it makes sense for Apple to at least explore the possibility of building a car: It’s also worth noting that John Gruber and M.G. Siegler were speculating that Apple next big money move will be into the car industry back in 2013. Discussion at 01:33:00 mark: http://media.muleradio.net/shows/thetalkshow/talkshow-51.mp3Read More
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images According to a new report from Billboardbiz, Apple is not looking to place catch up with the likes of Pandora and Spotify in the music streaming business, the company wants to be the “music business”: Source Image Credit: BillboardRead More
Rumors that Apple is at least contemplating an entry into the automotive industry with a self driving car has been rampant for weeks. But now we have two reputable news outlets in the Financial Times and Reuters reporting that this might be the case. Reporting for the Financial Times, Tim Bradshaw and Andy Sharman reveal that Apple is recruiting experts in automotive technology and vehicle design to work at a new top-secret car project that is expecting to go beyond the dashboard. FT: Reuters is also reporting that the Cupertino-based Technology giantRead More
Shipments of iPhone Devices To Top 50 Million Units In 2Q15 Apple is expected to set another record for iPhone sales in its fiscal 2015 second quarter. According to a new report from Digitimes, Apple is expected to ship over 50 million units in its fiscal 2015 second quarter, an increase of 14.4% from 43.7 million units shipped in the same period last. The company has recently sold 74.5 million iPhone units in 1Q15, which is a new record. These numbers are fueled by the huge demand for the iPhone in China.Read More