OnePlus rescheduled its upcoming smartphone event because Apple just recently announced its own event on the same day (AAPL)

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson OnePlus rescheduled its OnePlus 6T smartphone announcement event because Apple recently announced it’s hosting an event on the same day.  OnePlus’ launch event is now taking place one day earlier, on October 29, at the same venue as originally planned.  The company says it will cover the costs of travel changes and tickets […]

Apple has reportedly bought a music startup that says it can find ‘the next Justin Bieber’ — and it may give Apple Music an edge against Spotify (AAPL)

Apple has bought music analytics firm Asaii for under $ 100 million, Axios reports. Apple declined to comment or confirm the Axios report. Asaii’s website says it can “find the next Justin Bieber, before anyone else.” Apple is investing in companies with unique music data to improve its Apple Music product, which has fewer subscribers […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. See […]

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT)

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent technological breakthroughs, advantages of the tech over existing channels, and the […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

Business Insider Intelligence The US spends over $ 3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures. Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US […]

Why the iPhone keyboard inserts ‘ducking’ into your texts, according to the person who designed it (AAPL)

Screenshot A common iPhone autocorrect error replaces the “f word” with a word describing an aquatic bird.  We spoke to the iPhone keyboard’s original designer about why it happens.  You may be part of the majority of Americans who don’t use the “f word” in daily life. But the rest of us use profanity to […]

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT)

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent technological breakthroughs, advantages of the tech over existing channels, and the […]

Apple’s $1,000 iPhones are turning it into a luxury brand — and it could lose a whole generation of customers (AAPL)

Apple is increasingly transforming itself into a luxury brand. A year after debuting its first thousand-dollar smartphone, the company replaced it with two more. At the same time, it cut its lowest-priced iPhone. The moves could boost Apple’s near-term revenue and profits. But they could lead to stagnating phone sales and could discourage people from […]

It’s become very clear that the future of Apple is the Apple Watch (AAPL)

Kif Leswing At Apple’s big iPhone launch this past week, the Apple Watch stole the show. Apple is adding health and medical features to the Apple Watch including fall detection and an ECG test.  The medical world and the $ 3.3 trillion spent on healthcare annually is one of the few markets in the world […]