Elon Musk Says Tesla Can Surpass Combined Value of Apple and Aramco

Apple and Aramco are the world’s top two companies by market capitalization. The combined market cap of Aramco and Apple is six times that of Tesla, at today’s stock price. Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on the go. download the app Elon Musk, … Read more

Qualcomm sales up 37% in Q2, mobile biz crosses $6 bn on Snapdragon chips

Chip-maker Qualcomm has reported a 37 per cent rise in its revenue in the June quarter despite challenging macro-economic environment, announcing the extension of its patent license agreement with Samsung for its Galaxy devices. The company posted $10.93 billion in revenue for its third quarter (April-June period) and its handset business grew 59 per cent … Read more

How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul

“After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul” is a genuinely engrossing new book. It follows the paths of two men who shaped the post-Steve Jobs period at Apple: Tim Cook and Jony Ive. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Something is loading. When … Read more

Apple’s Steve Jobs Used Vacations for Big-Picture Brainstorms

An early Apple engineer said Steve Jobs would use his vacation for big-picture brainstorming. Sometimes that would mean Jobs calling employees five or six times a day. Those chats would cover new technologies and what’s next for Apple. Something is loading. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs appears to have also struggled to turn his brain off … Read more

India smartphone market logs 169 million units shipment in 2021, highest till date

India’s smartphone market registered its highest-ever shipments at 169 million units in 2021, according to a report by Counterpoint Research. Preliminary data from Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service said India’s smartphone shipments crossed 169 million units in 2021 to register 11 per cent year-on-year growth from about 152 million units in 2020. The market showed … Read more

Government slaps Xiaomi with ₹653-crore demand notice

The government on Wednesday said three show-cause notices have been issued to Chinese technology major Xiaomi for the recovery of ₹653 crore duty for a period of about three years from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020. “After completion of the investigation by the DRI, three show-cause notices have been issued to M/s Xiaomi … Read more

Samsung may ‘kill’ one of its most popular smartphones

It has been in the works for a while now and won’t come as a surprise but it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Note series of smartphones will soon fade into oblivion. Samsung didn’t launch a new Galaxy Note smartphone this year and officially confirmed it had no plans to do so and now a … Read more