How to recognize any song that’s playing using your iPhone

Taylor Swift Christopher Polk | Getty Images Your iPhone has a useful feature you might not know about. You can identify the song that’s playing on the radio at a bar, in your car or at a friend’s house, all without having to open an app. All you have to do is swipe down and … Read more

Twitter-Musk drama escalates in legal filings claiming bad behavior

The Twitter-Elon Musk saga continued this week, as the two parties traded barbs in legal filings ahead of a five-day trial that’s scheduled to start Oct. 17. Newly released legal documents from lawyers representing Musk in a countersuit against Twitter claim the social media company engaged in a scheme to “mislead investors” by providing false … Read more

Apple (AAPL) earnings Q3 2022

Apple reported fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street expectations for sales and profit but showed slowing growth for the iPhone maker. Apple stock rose over 3% in extended trading. Here are the key numbers compared to what Wall Street was expecting, per Refinitiv estimates: EPS: $1.20 vs. $1.16 estimated, down 8% year-over-year … Read more

AMD passes Intel in market cap

Lisa Su, CEO, AMD Scott Mlyn | CNBC AMD surpassed Intel’s market cap on Friday. AMD stock rose over 3% for the day, giving the chipmaker a market capitalization of $153 billion. Intel fell nearly 9%, a day after disastrous earnings that missed expectations for profit and showed declining revenue. Intel’s market cap was $148 … Read more

Apple’s services slowdown in Q3 potential concern for investors

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images For over half a decade, Apple has been touting its services business as a growth engine that will make up for smart … Read more

Facebook parent Meta earnings Q2 2022

g Facebook parent Meta reported a steeper-than-expected drop in revenue, missed on earnings and issued a surprisingly weak forecast, pointing to a second consecutive decline in year-over-year sales. The shares dropped 3.8% in extended trading. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $2.46 per share vs. $2.59 per share expected, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $28.82 billion … Read more

Facebook’s stumbling ad business at the center of Big Tech earnings

The logo of Meta Platforms is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Arnd Wiegmann | Reuters It’s earnings palooza week for Big Tech, with the four most valuable US companies plus Meta all reporting quarterly results. Alphabet and Microsoft kick off the action on Tuesday, with Apple and Amazon wrapping things up on Thursday. … Read more

Apple CarPlay could be a trojan horse into the automotive industry

Apple is using the iPhone’s popularity to push itself into the auto industry. Automakers are a little unsure how they feel about this. Apple announced the next generation of its car software CarPlay in June. It takes over the user interface on all interior screens, replacing gas gauges and speed dials with a digital version … Read more

Snap earnings Q2 2022

Snap shares plummeted more than 25% in extended trading on Thursday after the social media company reported disappointing second-quarter results and said it plans to slow hiring it reckons with weakening revenue growth. Co-founders Evan Spiegel, the CEO, and technology chief Bobby Murphy agreed to new employment contracts that will keep them in their jobs … Read more

U.S. faces recession if cut from Taiwan chip manufacturing: Raimondo

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo warned on Wednesday that the country’s current dependence on foreign computer chip manufacturing puts it at risk of a recession if it’s ever cut off. Her comments come as Congress nears key votes on a bill to fund US semiconductor manufacturing, While many computer chips are designed in the US by … Read more