In a research note obtained by MacRumors, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said cumulative smartphone shipments from four major brands on the Chinese market, including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi, declined 10 percent on a year-over-year basis during China’s Golden Week, a national holiday and major sales period.
iPhone XR in (PRODUCT)RED Kuo, writing on behalf of research firm TF International Securities, said the estimated 6.5-7 million shipments during Golden Week were „lower than expected.“ He called Huawei the „major winner“ as the only brand with a year-over-year increase in shipments during the October 1-7 holiday.
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Apple’s first iOS Developer Academy opened in Naples, Italy last October, providing 200 students with practical skills and experience to help turn their app ideas into reality and bring them to market on the App Store.
One of those students is a young Neapolitan man named Luigi, who left Naples for the United Kingdom to find a technology job, but was enticed to return to the city upon hearing about Apple’s Developer Academy.
The Independent says after Luigi applied for the academy, he left his job at Starbucks so that he could study properly. He felt it was a risky move, but fortunately, he passed the test and joined the first year’s class of [...]
AAPL rose over 2 percent on Tuesday to close at $143.80, a new all-time high. The stock also surpassed a per-share price of $1,000 when adjusted for Apple’s 7-for-1 stock split in June 2014. Apple now has a market valuation of over $750 billion on its path towards becoming the world’s first trillion dollar company.
The milestone comes as longtime Apple analyst turned venture capitalist Gene Munster said now remains a „golden opportunity“ to buy Apple stock. Munster said his new firm Loup Ventures has a $180 to $200 price range for AAPL, and he expects „clear sailing“ for Apple investors in the months ahead.
Earlier this month, Swift creator Chris Lattner announced he will be stepping down as director of Apple’s Development Tools department to lead Tesla’s Autopilot engineering team as VP of Autopilot Software.
Lattner did not explain the reason for the move, but he later denied a report claiming he „felt constrained“ due to Apple’s culture of secrecy. So, we decided to reach out to him to learn about his true motivations.
As it turns out, Lattner told MacRumors the answer is actually very simple: he is ready to move on to something new.
I’ve been writing code for more than 30 years, and 16 of those years have been in the [...]