20 September 2014

5 Ways Apple iOS8 Changes How You Use Your iPhone (video)

Apple's iOS8: Five Ways it Changes How You Use Your iPhone -

Apple's latest iOS update--iOS 8--is here. While last year's iOS 7 was mostly a design change, this operating system is all about function. Sam Grobart reveals the five biggest changes that will change the way you use your iPhone. (Source: Bloomberg-Sept 17)

Hey, Android Users, Don't Buy the New iPhones - Businessweek".... there are two kinds of Android users who will end up buying the new iPhones: those who have always wanted one but couldn’t live without a bigger screen, and anyone who really wants the Apple Watch—although those people probably have iPhones already."

Alibaba Closes Up 38% at $93.89, Volume Falls Off - Tech Trader Daily - Barrons.com: "Alibaba Group Holdings (BABA), after opening at $92.70, up 36% from its offer price of $68, slipped in afternoon trading then steadily worked its way back up to close at $93.89, up 38%. The stock hit a high of $99.70 early in the session. Volume dried up noticeably from over 50 million shares at the open to less than a million in the afternoon, before rallying to a little over a million shares. The day’s gain gives the company a market cap of about $231.44 billion, based on 2.47 billion shares outstanding following the offering."

Exclusive: France's Iliad sets mid-Oct deadline for T-Mobile US bid - sources | Reuters: "French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, several people familiar with the situation said."

ABC News

Yahoo finds way to blow Alibaba riches
Yahoo (YHOO) might be celebrating its $8.3 billion windfall from selling Alibaba shares. Here's the problem: It could have made $11.3 billion.
Alibaba IPO to Give Yahoo Windfall - Wall Street Journal
Alibaba Overtakes Amazon as Most Highly Valued Online Retailer - Bloomberg
Yahoo Seen Relying on Alibaba Even as IPO Sales Begin - Bloomberg

The New Yorker

You May Love Apple, But Can You Trust It?
The New Yorker
But, for the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, which Apple ...


Apple fans in Miami line up to wait for a new iPhone 6
Paul Menendez and Manuel Llanos brought junk food. Lots of it. Combos, SunChips, an emergency Pixy Stix straw in case they needed a sugar rush.
Apple's new big-screen iPhones draw long lines as sales start - Chicago Tribune


Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?
But it's not clear that a combined Yahoo and AOL would be able to do a better job of stealing online ad dollars away from Google, Facebook (FB, ...

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