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For some time, Apple has been serious about building more wireless components for its own devices, putting its own Bluetooth and Wi-Fi chips into the latest Apple Watches and AirPod earbuds.
Now Apple has provided the clearest evidence yet that it is working on one of the most complicated and expensive hardware ingredients in its devices: a cellular modem. In a job listing posted a week ago, ...
To get more viewers for its upcoming TV streaming service, Apple has contemplated going downmarket on its TV hardware.
The tech giant has had internal discussions about introducing a low-priced streaming “dongle” that people could plug into the back of their TV sets, similar to Amazon’s Fire Stick or Google’s Chromecast, people familiar with the project said. The dongle ...
Apple has quietly acquired a startup, Silk Labs, that specializes in making artificial intelligence software lightweight enough to fit onto consumer hardware like cameras, another sign of its growing ambitions around AI and smart home devices.
The acquisition, which hasn’t been reported before, occurred earlier this year, according to a person briefed on the transaction. The deal was ...
The enormous profits Apple generates from its iPhone business are legendary. Even though they account for less than 20% of all smartphone shipments, iPhones capture 87% of the entire market's profits, according to estimates from Canaccord Genuity.
But what’s less understood is that as iPhones have increased in hardware complexity, the gross profit margins on Apple smartphones have ...
Spending on data centers, the computers needed to run them and undersea internet cables were among the investments contributing to a dramatic surge in capital expenditures this year by some of the biggest technology companies.
Facebook and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, boosted their capital expenditures the most of any of their peers, more than doubling such investments during the ...
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