In a special Presidents' Day episode of Techmate, Jon and Michael discuss Intel (INTC) and Nokia's (NOK) strange alliance to develop mobile software and compete with Apple (AAPL) plus the on-going mess at MySpace (NWS)
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China Unicom announced Friday that it had struck a deal with Apple (AAPL) to bring the iPhone to the world's largest cellphone market.
The announcement ends months of speculation and represents a coup for China Unicom, the country's No. 2 carrier with more than 140 million subscribers. Apple's negotiations with giant China Mobile (nearly 500 million subscribers) broke down earlier this year.
"We believe China Unicom's high-speed mobile broadband network, coupled with MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 28, 2009 6:21 AM ET
Randall Stephenson's business is all about connectivity, which means these days the AT&T chairman and CEO spends a lot of time talking about Apple.
While the company may have an exclusive deal with the maker of the iPhone, Stephenson said don't expect it to last forever, although he wouldn't expand further.
When asked if he was completely satisfied with AT&T's relationship with Apple, Stephenson said, "I don't think I could get my MOREBeth Kowitt, Writer-Reporter - Jul 23, 2009 3:03 PM ET
Those 1 million iPhone GSs sold last weekend represent a "remarkable achievement," writes RBC Capital's Mike Abramsky in a note to clients issued early Tuesday, especially considering the new iPhone's relatively narrow international distribution (8 countries vs. 21 last year).
But according to Abramsky, it's the old iPhone 3G -- newly priced at $99 -- not the new 3GS, that will drive global sales this fiscal year.
"While early buyers appeared to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 23, 2009 11:00 AM ET
If a picture is worth a thousand words, here's five grand worth of Apple (AAPL) news in charts and lists released over the past couple of days.
1. Web Brands. Apple scored No. 10 in Nielson Online's ranking of the top Web brands based on the number of unique visitors each site drew in December 2008 -- which isn't bad considering Apple.com's focus is so much narrower than the brands it's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 30, 2009 12:35 PM ET
For much of last year, AT&T (T) Mobility's websites seemed to be promoting every cell phone in their arsenal except for the iPhone -- as if the company wasn't sure the revenue coming in from iPhone users was worth the steep bounty it was paying Apple (AAPL) for each sale.
Today when you visit its website, a promo for the iPhone 3G ("Now Available Online!") is often the first thing MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 28, 2009 12:12 PM ET
The rise of the iPhone, like the course of true love, never did run smooth.
Quarterly sales last year varied widely, from a low of 720,000 in June to a high of 6,890,000 in September following the release of the iPhone 3G.
But that's nothing compared with the weird patterns that emerge from data collected by Net Applications, a Web metrics firm that tracks hits to its clients' websites on a daily MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 13, 2009 10:00 AM ET
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