Einhorn’s Greenlight Drops “Silly” Apple Suit

We wish people involved in this lawsuit would take this money and donate it to a good cause. This is a waste of money for all involved. It’s a silly sideshow.– Apple CEO Tim Cook Hedge fund magnate and famous Apple bull David Einhorn has dropped his lawsuit against the company in which he holds … Continue reading

Apple Hacked (Updated)

Reuters says Apple was targeted by the same crew that recently hit Facebook, and managed to infect a “small number” of the company’s computers. At the moment, Apple says “there was no evidence that any data left” its facilities, but that could change as the firm works with law enforcement. There are few details to … Continue reading

Readmill Releases App for iPhone, Syncs With Your iPad Reading

Digital reading platform Readmill has finally optimized its app for iPhone and iPod touch, almost a year-and-a-half after it first launched for iPad. We first covered Readmill way back in 2011, noting that it made e-books more social with a beautiful Last.fm-style app for reading. The Berlin-based startup then expanded its platform with a slew … Continue reading

Apple Has Sold Over 25 Billion Songs on iTunes

Apple announced yet another digital milestone on Wednesday with the confirmation that it has now sold over 25 billion songs on its iTunes Store since it launched in January 2001. According to Eddy Cue, Apple’s SVP of Internet Software and Services, that means that the Store averaged “over 15,000 songs downloaded per minute,” from Apple’s … Continue reading

Tim Cook On iPhone Market Share And Apple’s ‘Track Record’ Of Devices At Different Price Points

Today during Apple’s Q1 2013 conference call, CEO Tim Cook was asked about whether Apple was concerned about Apple’s overall market share in smartphones. No one mentioned the A-word (Android, that is) but over the last several years, Google’s platform, led by Samsung, has widened its lead in the smartphone market and, as of last … Continue reading