Verizon has crawled ass-backwards into a PR nightmare of its own making after throttling firefighter bandwidth during an emergency in an effort to get $2.00 more per month.
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With Thursday Close, Apple Just $9 Trillion from Becoming First $10 Trillion Company
Apple became the first company to close about a trillion dollar valuation on Thursday, which means Apple is now just $9 trillion away from being the first company valued at $10 trillion!
What Apple's Stock Buyback Plan Should Tell You about the Future
Announced during the company’s March quarter results, Apple described an aggressive plan for what is the single largest share buyback plan in history, and here’s what Bryan Chaffin thinks that means.
Ralph Nader Uses Apple's Success as Focal Point for His Causes in Open Letter
Ralph Nader has penned an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook urging him to suspend his company’s plan to to spend US$100 Billion on stock buybacks.
Cybersecurity Tech Accord: 34 Tech Companies Just Promised a Bunch of Nothing
The Accord has gotten some positive headlines, but Bryan Chaffin doesn’t think the announcement stands up to logical scrutiny.
Mark Zuckerberg Says Privacy Is for the Rich
If Bryan Chaffin is reading Mark Zuckerburg correction, the Facebook CEO thinks privacy is a luxury only the rich can afford.
Some Interesting Excerpts from Tim Cook's Fast Company Interview
It’s a wide-ranging interview filled with a mix of marketing speak and genuine insight.
Spotify May Turn to Hardware to Solve Its Platform Problem
Spotify appears to be turning to hardware to solve what Bryan Chaffin calls the Spotify platform problem, and it may be turning to hardware to solve it.
Apple Could Bring $200 Billion to U.S., But Don't Start Spending it Just Yet
Wall Street analysts have a shopping list of things Apple could spend that money on, but I wouldn’t advise outside observers to start spending that money for Apple just yet.