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The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Dow Transportation Average set all-time intraday highs last week on July 17 at 17,151.56 and 8,406.17, respectively... Read more
Jul 28 2014, 8:51am CDT
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers Apple’s Fall launch events, mobile payments in the next iPhone, a potential iWatch patent, thoughts... Read more
Jul 28 2014, 12:57am CDT
The iPhone 6 will be the most radical redesign in iPhone history. Central to that will be the move to larger 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays and central to convincing us this is a good idea will be Apple’s use of... Read more
Jul 25 2014, 8:01am CDT
…though many would predict just the opposite. It’s easy to imagine how 3D printing could obliterate the need for package deliveries – that’s one of the basic selling points of 3D printers. If you want something, you... Read more
Jul 23 2014, 9:19am CDT
You are likely being tracked online by a sneaky, new technology that works without your consent, and can track you even if you use anti-tracking toolbars or strict privacy settings. How is this possible? Historically,... Read more
Jul 23 2014, 7:51am CDT
The worst kept secret in the technology industry right now is that the next iPhones will be delivered with bigger screens this September, coming in 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. But if reports out of the Far East are to be... Read more
Jul 22 2014, 1:10am CDT
Yesterday news broke that Valve’s Dota 2 tournament, The International 2014, would be broadcast on ESPN. Well, ESPN2. Well, a preview show on ESPN2 with the event itself on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN3. Still, it’s... Read more
Jul 18 2014, 8:56am CDT
All eyes will be on Apple this fall when it likely announces the iPhone 6. But, after spending more than a week testing out the new LG G3 phone, it’s clear to me that Apple has its work cut out for it. I’m... Read more
Jul 18 2014, 1:17am CDT
Satya Nadella is putting his stamp on Microsoft, and for thousands of employees that means a pink slip. The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant said Thursday it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, more... Read more
Jul 17 2014, 2:09pm CDT
The joint announcement today by Apple and IBM about a partnership to sell apps and hardware to enterprise customers is a big win for Cupertino a big boost for Armonk. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but I... Read more
Jul 17 2014, 6:30am CDT
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