5 myths about iPhone battery life you might mistakenly believe — and what you should do instead (AAPL)

iFixit You’re not alone: everyone wants to eke out more time from their iPhone battery. But you might not be going about it the right way. Because so many people have iPhones, a lot of conventional wisdom about iPhone battery life can be similar to folk wisdom.  But that’s not to say there aren’t ways […]

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 […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why he spoke out about Trump’s immigration policies: ‘We have a lot of immigrants that work at Apple… I want to stand up for them” (AAPL)

Getty Speaking at the Fortune CEO Initiative in San Francisco Monday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained why he chose to speak publicly against President Trump’s immigration policies. Cook thinks CEOs should be cautious about commenting on issues where they don’t have “significant standing,” but urged CEOs to speak out when a public policy doesn’t […]

The CEOs of Google and Apple both fell out of favor with employees this year — here’s why, according to a survey of tech workers (AAPL, GOOGL, GOOG)

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Glassdoor’s annual 100 Highest-Rated CEOs report reveals both Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai dropped heavily in the rankings, which are determined by anonymous employee feedback. Cook, in particular ,dropped 43 spots from his place in last year’s report, distinguishing himself as the tech CEO with the biggest dip in rankings. […]

Apple is making a small change to the way that iPhones call 911 that could ‘dramatically improve public safety’ (AAPL)

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Apple is making a change to the way iPhones call 911. For users, nothing will change on the surface. But behind the scenes, your iPhone will provide location data from cell towers, GPS, and Wi-Fi to the 911 call center over a new internet-based path.  Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said it […]

Apple will let iPhone users play augmented reality video games with each other (AAPL)

John Gress/Reuters Apple is releasing a feature that will allow iPhone users to exist in the same augmented reality “space.” It could be good for games, or for factory and industrial work.  The tool is planned to be announced at the company’s WWDC developer event next week. The augmented reality will be shared phone to […]

The father of Android has reportedly cancelled his next big smartphone and might sell the company after raising $300 million (GOOG, AAPL)

Essential — the startup founded by Android creator Andy Rubin — plans to sell itself, according to a new Bloomberg report.  The hardware company released its first product, the Essential Phone, last year. But plans have now been scrapped to release a second device.  Essential has raised $ 300 million to date and has been […]

Microsoft is reportedly planning a new $400 tablet to compete with the iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lower-cost Surface tablet, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The new tablet would start at $ 400 and have a 10-inch screen, about nine hours of battery life, and USB-C charging.  Microsoft has dabbled in more consumer-friendly tablets in the past, but has shifted focus […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook encourages Duke graduates to be ‘fearless’ like the women of #MeToo and the Parkland shooting survivors (AAPL)

YouTube/Duke University Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a commencement speech to new graduates of Duke University on Sunday. He says that despite major issues like inequality, climate change, and political division, technology has made this ‘the best time in history to be alive.’  Cook also encouraged Duke grads to be ‘fearless,’ like the women of […]

Apple’s retail boss will be joining Ralph Lauren’s board of directors (AAPL)

AP Photo / Eric Risberg Apple’s head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, will be added to Ralph Lauren’s board of directors in August.  Ahrendts heads up Apple’s retail presence, but before joining Apple, she served as Burberry CEO and held executive-level positions at Donna Karan and Liz Claiborne.  Ralph Lauren, who serves as executive chairman and chief […]