Apple Watch: Sport over style?
Forget high-end design and cutting-edge communication. The new Watch is a fitness device and heralds a shift for the company – from enabling self-expression to nudging users toward self-mastery.
‘They’re just like normal headphones, but easier to lose.’
Loss of the headphone jack may annoy some, but think of the poor Mac users with almost no updates since 2012.
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the new iPhone 7 during the Apple launch event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California.
The Apple business model is failing. Its ability to keep customers confined to the company's ecosystem cannot be sustained because of the rise of apps and other online platforms.
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Why the fanfare around Apple's next product launch is already eclipsing its recent tax trouble.
Apple chief Tim Cook says the EU tax ruling against the tech giant would harm investment and job creation in Europe.
Irish tax case shows the real cost of competition – our democracy.
Arguments about reducing the tax burden of companies tend to get associated with rabid neoliberals. Here's why they needn't be.
The EU’s taken a bite out of Apple’s profits.
The EU's ruling is profoundly misguided and could undermine US investment in Europe.
In a landmark decision, the EU ruled that Apple should pay tax to Ireland.
A landmark decision by the European Commission ordering Apple to pay €13 billion in tax sends a tough message to other multinationals.
Google employees may be getting a free lunch, but not its customers.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
The ‘other’ Steve who co-founded Apple Computer.
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David Glance sits down with Apple co-founder and inventor of the Apple 1 computer, Steve Wozniak, to talk about his life, his thoughts on Apple then and now and how technology is changing the world.
‘Here’s why you’re f****d.’
Edinburgh International Television Festival
The digital conqueror took to the stage in Edinburgh with some harsh words for the TV industry.
The pressure is often too much.
Rising suicides form part of the profound transformations in the workplace that have taken place over the past 30 years.
Apple-developed lessons help students learn to code on the same device the code will be used on.
If you're creating an app for an iPad, then why not create it on an iPad too. Is Apple's Swift move to do this just another step towards the end of the personal computer?
Technology can help cut your alcohol use.
Smartphone apps can help people cut back on the amount of alcohol they drink. But is it nagging apps or gentle persuiasion that people prefer?
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt faced a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ‘The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition’ in 2011.
While technology companies have embraced Washington, they haven’t yet embraced political disclosure.
Apple’s new iOS 10 includes a slew of new features.
Apple has announced its next generation iOS 10, but how does it stack up to the latest Android offering from Google?
Apple’s share price has taken a beating in recent times.
Apple has ramped up its spending on R&D, but that's no guarantee it is building the 'next big thing'.
Fitness trackers make activity into a contest.
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The human psyche loves a challenge as well as a pat on the back for achievement. Pervasive computing taps into these drives to 'gamify' aspects of life that are typically not games or even much fun.
South Africa’s local municipalities can do more to diversify their economies and push their products and services in high tech markets.
Through developing their technological skills, South Africa's local municipalities can increase their capacity to compete with markets in neighbouring countries.
Local voices are more important than ever in a time of global oligopolies.
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In a global era dominated by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, we need to find persuasive, creative ways to answer those who claim the national and local are now irrelevant. If we don't, we will become invisible.