Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

Disney-Pixar’s John Lasseter Returns With ‘Luck,’ the Year’s Worst Animated Movie

Disney-Pixar’s John Lasseter Returns With ‘Luck,’ the Year’s Worst Animated Movie

It’s always an exciting moment when a new animation studio debuts its first feature film. It can tell us what the studio is capable of, and what to expect from it going forward. Disney, for instance, has continued to build its legacy off of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; Pixar brought us computer-generated animation … Read more

How Apple’s Files app is getting better in iOS 16 & iPadOS 16

How Apple’s Files app is getting better in iOS 16 & iPadOS 16

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Updates to the Files app in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 bring it closer to the macOS Finder. Here’s what’s new. The Files app brings basic … Read more

Stock futures fall to start August trading with market coming off best month since 2020

Stock futures fall to start August trading with market coming off best month since 2020

Alibaba says it will work to keep trading in the US, Hong Kong after being added to the SEC delisting risk list Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said it will comply with US regulators and work to maintain its listings in New York and Hong Kong. “Alibaba will continue to monitor market developments, comply with applicable … Read more

Don’t get fooled by the bears, sometimes good news is actually … good

Don’t get fooled by the bears, sometimes good news is actually … good

This weekend I read a host of negative articles attacking this market and the earnings reports from individual companies. The suggestion: The numbers are all hiding something and even companies like Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) simply reported figures that exceeded lowball analyst estimates that were meant to generate upside. This is an outrageously bullish … Read more

The week in review, the week ahead — July 29, 2022

The week in review, the week ahead — July 29, 2022

The major averages all gained for another winning week, capping the best month for stocks in 2022. It was also a week that perfectly exemplified why it’s often the expectations that matter far more than the actual numbers reported. On the macro front, in addition to a 75 basis point rate hike from the Federal … Read more

Apple has been worried about iPhone supply, but that may swing to demand concerns

Apple has been worried about iPhone supply, but that may swing to demand concerns

Throughout the pandemic, Apple Inc.’s biggest challenge has been maintaining an appropriate supply of its devices, but as the company heads toward a new iPhone launch, could the equation flip? Apple AAPL, -0.88% benefited from resilient demand in the first couple of years of the COVID-19 crisis, as governments pumped out stimulus funds and consumers … Read more

Apple Q3 2022 earnings preview: Macroeconomic concerns dominate

Apple Q3 2022 earnings preview: Macroeconomic concerns dominate

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, US, on Monday, June 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple reports earnings on Thursday for the quarter ended in June. The third quarter of Apple’s fiscal year is … Read more

Vince McMahon scandals, retirement heighten WWE sale speculation

Vince McMahon scandals, retirement heighten WWE sale speculation

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Chairman Vince McMahon (L) and wrestler Triple H appear in the ring during the WWE Monday Night Raw show at the Thomas & Mack Center August 24, 2009 Ethan Miller | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images World Wrestling Entertainment’s annual report for 2021 lists a risk factor specifically about the … Read more

Big Tech earnings are about to determine the direction of the market

Big Tech earnings are about to determine the direction of the market

Just five companies control nearly a quarter of the S&P 500 index’s market cap, and they will all report earnings this week that could determine the direction of the market for weeks or months to come. Amazon ripped off the Band-Aid three months ago, and it looks like some of its Big Tech cohorts may … Read more