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."
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
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You May Love Apple, But Can You Trust It?
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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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