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 CEO Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy story

(credit: Wikipedia) Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on Bloomberg Business to retract a story that said his company was the victim of a hardware-based attack carried out by the Chinese government. It’s the first time Apple has ever publicly demanded a retraction, according to BuzzFeed. Since Bloomberg published the exclusive article 15 days ago, […]

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 […]

What developers say Apple needs to do to make the Apple TV a gaming console

Enlarge / The Apple TV 4K and remote. (credit: Samuel Axon) As we observed in our review last year, the Apple TV 4K has so much potential for gaming. Its hardware is actually pretty powerful given the type of device it is. It shares development tools and infrastructure with one of the most successful gaming […]

Apple is using backpacks to collect map data in San Francisco

Apple’s quest to improve Maps’ accuracy appears to include some on-foot action. Former Engadget writer Dante Cesa has posted photos of an Apple Maps worker carrying a backpack loaded with cameras, LiDAR sensors and other equipment as he walked through San Francisco. It’s not certain what the exact goal was, but MacRumors speculated that he […]

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 […]

TSMC reportedly wins exclusive Apple A13 chip deal through 2019

Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC won all of Apple’s 2018 chip orders for the A12 Bionic processors used in the latest iPhones and upcoming iPads; now Digitimes says that TSMC has won a 2019 exclusive on Apple’s A13 chips, as well. Today’s news won’t come as a huge surprise to industry watchers for a couple of […]

Daily Podcast: Biggest Film Pet Peeves, Movie Marathons, Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year & Apple

On the October 11 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Weekend Editor Brad Oman and Senior Writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year and Apple. And in the mailbag we’ll answer some listener e-mails. […]