Apple started in young Steve Wozniack’s garage. Wozniack and his long time friend, Steve Jobs, had an idea to create a personal computer. In 1976, the two approached a local electronics store to see if they would be interested in buying a personal computer that Wozniack had built. The ... Read More
Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone talks with Loto Inc.’s President and Chief Technology Officer Fulvio Ciano about his company’s new and secure mobile lottery solution for cell phones.
Smartphones are used for much more than making calls these days, especially when combined with functional apps that let you do everything from ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Christina DesMarais | November 22, 2011 | Inc.com
It wasn't apps or cloud computing, if that's what you’re thinking. Here’s where CIOs spent their money, and why it matters to your business.
It’s fitting that Michael Lewis’s “Moneyball” just came out in theaters. The movie, which ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Stan Schroeder | January 17, 2012 | CNN.COM |
(Mashable) -- Apple is scheduled to host an education-related event on January 19 -- shrouded with a veil of mystery, as always. A new report from Ars Technica says the company is about to unveil a ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from David Goldman | January 24, 2012 | CNN.com |
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Ask Siri how Apple recorded the best quarter in history for a tech company, and her answer should be: "Me."
Apple sold a stunning 37 million iPhones last quarter, twice what it sold ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Quentin Fottrell | February 16, 2012 | Smartmoney.com |
The computer is dead. Long live the tablet. Or smartphone. Or a combination of both.
Apple’s laptops and desktops may be turning into iPads and iPhones. Apple CEO Tim Cook just unveiled a new “Mountain Lion” operating ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Tim Carmody | February 24, 2012 | Wired.com |
At its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, Apple’s management bowed to pressure from key investors and agreed to allow shareholders to elect board directors by a simple majority vote. Now any new or current director standing ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from David Zielenziger | March 7, 2012 | Ibtimes.com |
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) unveiled a new version of its bestselling iPad 2, dubbed the iPad HD, priced from $499.
The new tablet features high-definition TV reception, a retina display similar to the iPhone 4S's, with 1,298 ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from CHARLES DUHIGG and KEITH BRADSHER | First published on January 21, 2012 | NYtimes.com |
When Barack Obama joined Silicon Valley’s top luminaries for dinner in California last February, each guest was asked to come with a question for the president.
But as Steven P. Jobs ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | March 19, 2012 | WSJ.com |
Apple Inc. AAPL +2.16% shareholders are about to get an answer to one of their most pressing questions: What will the technology giant do with its roughly $100 billion in cash?
The Cupertino, Calif., company said ... Read More