Apple will offer its own streaming Web TV service this fall, according to reports. An Apple streaming service would join an increasingly a growing field of products targeting 'cord cutters' who have been abandoning cable subscriptions in favor of Amazon, Netflix and Hulu.
A domestic oil glut helped bring US crude prices inline with the global benchmark. But in the last month or so, the spread between the two has widened again.
Apple stores soon will begin offering gift cards to customers in exchange for used smartphones, including those running Google’s popular Android operating system. After losing some ground, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have helped Apple reassert its dominance in the smartphone market.
The combination of advanced sensors, voice recognition, artificial intelligence, big data, text-mining, and pattern-recognition algorithms, is generating smart robots capable of quickly learning human actions. That's bad news for the skilled labor market.