In its quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Apple this afternoon warned investors about the impact U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods could have on the company.
As Bloomberg points out, the document contains wording suggesting tariffs and other protectionist measures could „adversely affect“ Apple’s business, resulting in lower gross margin or products that are more expensive for consumers.
International trade disputes could result in tariffs and other protectionist measures that could adversely affect the Company’s business. Tariffs could increase the cost of the Company’s products and the components and raw [...]
In a new survey conducted by SurveyMonkey and shared by Recode, 11 percent of respondents said that they believe Apple has the most positive impact on society today. Apple came in third place, however, falling in line behind Google at 15 percent and Amazon in the top spot at 20 percent.
Survey respondents were given the option of choosing between a number of technology companies between April 8-9, and it totaled 2,772 adults based in the United States. When asked which company they believe has the most positive impact on society, 20 percent elected to choose „none of the above.“
Despite the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal, 10 percent of respondents [...]
During today’s earnings call covering the first quarter of 2018, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked whether investors should be concerned about slowing upgrade rates due to Apple’s battery replacement program and the fact that consumers may opt to replace their batteries instead of purchasing a new iPhone.
In response, Cook said that he couldn’t answer because it wasn’t something that Apple took into account. Apple „did not consider, in any way, shape, or form, what it would do to upgrade rates,“ said Cook.
We did it because we thought it was the right thing to do for our customers. I don’t know what effect it will have for our [...]
Apple today confirmed that it has addressed the recent „Meltdown“ vulnerability in previously released iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 updates, with additional fixes coming to Safari in the near future to defend against the „Spectre“ vulnerability.
Apple has also confirmed that the two vulnerabilities affect all Mac and iOS devices. The company’s full statement, available through a new support document covering Meltdown and Spectre, is below:
Security researchers have recently uncovered security issues known by two names, Meltdown and Spectre. These issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and [...]