Month: May 2016

Apple R&D Spending on Track to Top Record $10 Billion Amid Electric Vehicle Rumors

While much attention has been placed on Apple’s first quarterly revenue decline in thirteen years, with some suggesting that the iPhone maker may push deeper into services to combat the… Read more »

Apple’s Didi investment is surprising but good use of massive $233B cash hoard, analyst says

Investment firm Piper Jaffray views Apple’s Didi funding as a new direction for the company, providing long-term strategic positioning benefits in China’s expanding automotive industry. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s $1 Billion Investment in Didi Chuxing Aligned With Electric Vehicle Plans

Apple announced yesterday that it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing, but CEO Tim Cook refused to elaborate on the reasoning behind the move, beyond saying… Read more »

Apple acknowledges reports of personal music files being deleted, iTunes update coming next week to hopefully fix

Apple has officially acknowledged community reports of inadvertently deleted music, with users left with missing tracks in their libraries that may never be recovered, in a statement to iMore. The company says that it is pushing… Read more »

Mac Users Reporting Widespread System Freezes With OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Update

A large number of MacBook Pro owners running OS X El Capitan are reporting widespread system freezes since installing the 10.11.4 update to Apple’s Mac OS. Hundreds of MacRumors forum… Read more »

Apple Aiming to End iTunes Music Downloads in Two Years [Update: Apple Says ‘Not True’]

Apple allegedly has an aggressive plan to “terminate” music downloads from iTunes within two years, reports Digital Music News citing sources with “close and active business relationships” with Apple. Apple… Read more »

Report: Apple could shutdown iTunes music downloads in favor of Apple Music within two years

A report from Digital Music News today citing sources close to Apple claims the company is currently considering a plan that would see it shutdown its iTunes Store music download business… Read more »