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The use of digital coupons is on the rise. Is this a sign of a more stressed consumer or are there other factors at play. Perhaps, it's both, according to Steven Boal, CEO of the largest digital coupon provider Coupons.com.
Steve Jobs did report to work today, as I suggested in an earlier post, at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, according to employees who have seen him on campus.
It struck me, as it did so many of you, in reading the Apple press release about iPhone 3GS sales this past weekend, a notable quote from Steve Jobs. A simple sentence, espousing nothing more different than anything Jobs has said before: iPhone is great, App Store is great, Apple is great.
Fake Steve Jobs is back! Eleven months after Newsweek’s Dan Lyons seemingly retired the hilarious online “diary” of the prickly Apple co-founder, Lyons has, for whatever reason, returned.
When one in three business leaders are making major decisions with incomplete or untrusted information, it’s not a matter of too little information. When half of them don’t have sufficient information from their organizations to do their jobs, a glaring paradox emerges—information scarcity and abundance existing side by side.
Let the controversies, speculation and navel-gazing begin anew as it relates to Steve Jobs, Apple, health, disclosure, fiduciary responsibility, who knew what and when and where do we all go from here.
All this talk this week about the coming iPhone 3GS and lost in the noise was a major development for SiriusXM Radio, and something users have been clamoring for
Plus, a few plays on the Web’s newest obsession.
Piper Jaffray is admitting that its initial estimate of 500,000 iPhone 3GS handsets might have been too conservative. Gene Munster published a note this afternoon based on admittedly non-scientific data, but useful information nonetheless.
So just how busy is Apple's flagship San Francisco store? By 915aPDT, 354 customers had come in to buy their iPhone 3GS's. Not bad for a little more than 2 hours of sales. Three hours later, at 1215pPDT, that number had swollen to 647.
To say that Apple's iPhone 3GS is living up to its advanced billing is an understatement. Outside this flagship Apple store in San Francisco, the line has stretched a few hundred deep consistently for the last several hours. Apple even offered free coffee and bagels for those here.
Savvy consumers swarmed to London's Regent Park Thursday for the opening of Taste of London's four-day gourmet food festival. The event was teaming with cost-conscious foodies getting a chance to taste the wares of Michelin-starred chefs for a fraction of the price.
So you gotta wonder whether Research in Motion's lighter than expected Blackberry sales and subscription sign-ups are a sign of sluggishness in the smart phone sector? Or whether this could be a sign that Apple's iPhone is starting to chip away at RIM's success in the marketplace.
After two years, the iPhone’s designers have finally gotten around to providing some basic functions. The result is a great leap forward for the iPhone, says David Pogue.
This is a big day for Research in Motion as it prepares to release its first quarter earnings, and with Apple's iPhone 3GS debuting tomorrow, a big week for the wireless sector.
We had a neat little segment from John Harwood's interview with President Obama yesterday that went a little viral.
Apple has stopped taking iPhone 3GS pre-order reservations with promised delivery for Friday, June 19 at apple.com so the company can make sure it has enough inventory at its 211 US retail stores as well as other partners including AT&T and Best Buy outlets.
The Walt Disney Co. is no stranger to the consumer electronics business, enjoying big success with its Hannah Montana MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs and the like. But today's entry into the netbook arena is the company's most ambitious plan yet to seize on the success of electronics and a consumer's insatiable need for gadgets.
As we head toward the release date for Apple's next big iPhone, the 3GS, pundits and experts are stepping forward with some pretty robust sales estimates.
With tensions beginning to broil on the streets of Tehran, impeded journalists and citizens looking to get their messages out to the world are relying on the micro-blogging site Twitter, where even 140-character messages can carry some impact on the world's stage.