"This is a crime that could be easily fixed with a technological solution," quoth a D.A.
FORTUNE -- Slipping back into a lazy editorial stance that it rode last year all the way to a Pulitzer Prize, the New York Times has crafted a front page story about the growing problem of cellphone thefts that manages to shift the blame from the thieves who steal them to the carriers that subsidize them and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 2, 2013 6:47 AM ET
A local TV station's report triggers a Secret Service investigation.
FORTUNE -- Sabrina Hall did a good job reporting a nasty little scam involving iPhones, carrier subsidies and homeless men willing to put their credit ratings on the line.
Hall is a reporter for WREG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee. On a tip from a mission volunteer she took a camera crew to the local Skid Row to investigate a swindle MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 30, 2013 7:17 PM ET
Unless, says Bernstein's Sacconaghi, Apple introduces new iPhones this summer.
FORTUNE -- The chart at right represents the worst case scenario for Apple's (AAPL) share of the global smartphone market, as forecast Monday by Sanford Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi.
Using Apple's own numbers for fiscal Q2, Sacconaghi calculates that iPhone sales grew 7% year over year in a sell-in basis (12% in a sell-through basis) while the overall smartphone market grew by about 36%. The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 29, 2013 4:51 PM ET
The Siri rival from the search giant is available for Apple's iOS devices.
By Matt Vella, senior editor
FORTUNE -- Google Now, arguably the search giant's most promising mobile feature, is now available on Apple's iOS platform. An update to the Google Search app for Apple iPhones and iPads includes features found on the company's own Android operating system.
What's Google Now? Somewhat similar to Siri, the software is a digital personal assistant MOREApr 29, 2013 1:04 PM ET
"Explosive" interest in buying Samsung smartphones approaches iPhone levels in U.S.
FORTUNE -- As the Galaxy S4 rolls out in the U.S. this week, Samsung is likely to experience its fourth and biggest wave yet of smartphone buying, according to a proprietary ChangeWave poll of early-adopter types conducted between March 21 and April 2.
The results from the survey of 4,011 ChangeWave members, which we obtained Saturday, were released to subscribers two weeks ago. MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 28, 2013 6:53 AM ET
The Yankee Group has seen the future of the smartphone and it belongs to Apple's iOS
FORTUNE -- "Samsung's Radio City Music Hall launch of its Galaxy S IV smartphone made good headlines, but consumer buying data shows that at the checkout counter, Apple continues to eat Samsung's lunch."
So writes the Yankee Group's Carl Howe, in defiance of conventional wisdom, summarizing the findings of a survey of 16,000 U.S. smartphone customers.
Howe's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 27, 2013 6:19 AM ET
"Every day, more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera."
FORTUNE -- It's not every day that John Gruber's Daring Fireball and Henry Blodget's Business Insider agree on anything having to do with Apple (AAPL). But on Friday, they both agreed that Every Day is one of the company's best TV ads in a long time.
Could it have anything to do with the return of Scott Trattner to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 26, 2013 11:34 AM ET
It's just not being made by Cupertino.
FORTUNE -- According to J.Crew CEO and Apple board member Mickey Drexler, Steve Jobs long dreamed of taking on the global automotive industry by building an Apple car, the would-be iCar. The Apple chief reportedly told the New York Times something similar. Though Jobs never got to make it happen, the iCar is coming. Sort of.
At this year's Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled the MOREMatt Vella, senior editor - Apr 24, 2013 3:29 PM ET
Its quarterly earnings report is a reality check on three months of speculation.
FORTUNE -- Today at about 4:30 p.m. Eastern, Apple (AAPL) will report its results for the March quarter, and the fog of rumors and speculation that has swirled around the company since January will lift -- if only for a day or two.
This is Apple's quarterly reality check, its chance to answer questions that have weighed on the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 23, 2013 8:26 AM ET
The expectations of institutions that sell and those that buy are two different things.
FORTUNE -- In a note to clients issued Monday afternoon, 24 hours before Apple (AAPL) is scheduled to release its earnings for the March quarter, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster talked about something we don't hear much about: The so-called buy side.
Buy side is Wall Street jargon for those investing institutions such as mutual funds, pension funds and insurance MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 22, 2013 7:17 PM ET
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