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The Apple Vision Pro Keeps Things in the Apple Family. Could it Embrace an Open, Modular Approach in the Future?

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Apple’s dive into virtual and augmented reality with the Apple Vision Pro shows it’s sticking to its game plan: Keeping things in the Apple family. This move means everything works smoothly together, especially with stuff like Apple TV, to give users a top-notch, all-in-one experience. But here’s the thing: As tech keeps changing, people…

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Why Apple’s New Headset Might be the Final Nail in the Consumer VR Coffin

Apple is on the cusp of launching its first mixed-reality headset, and this could mean a big shake-up for the VR market. It’s a bit like a storm brewing on the horizon – the VR market, already in a state of flux, might just get that final gust of wind that tips it over the edge….

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How Apple’s Financial Service Offerings Change the Fin-Tech Game

Apple’s latest launch of their new savings account offering doesn’t just change their portfolio – it changes the industry. Apple has a history of building great customer experiences and this focus hasn’t shifted despite their expansion into the financial services industry, in fact, their newest high-yield savings account is aimed at winning over customers. What’s…

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Does Apple’s AR/VR Headset Have a Place in Pro AV Integrations and Experience Design?

Apple’s AR/VR headset is soon-to-release and will be hitting the markets in June 2023. With its unique features and Apple device compatibility, there are many predictions swimming around about the business use case possibilities of the product. Its most unique feature is that unlike many VR headsets that come with controllers, Apple’s “Reality Pro” will…

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Apple Sales Miss Estimates on Sluggish Economy, Supply Snags

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. reported a steeper sales decline in its holiday period than Wall Street feared, showing the toll of an economic slowdown and lingering supply snags. Revenue in the fiscal first quarter amounted to $117.2 billion, the company said in a statement Thursday. That compared with Wall Street projections of about $121.1 billion….

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How to Watch Apple’s Big iPhone Event

iOS Loyalists, it’s that time of year again! Today, after setting record quarterly revenue in Q4 of 2020, Apple is hitting the product stage now a year a out from that success to stream its annual event announcing new product lines at 1 ET, 12 PM CT.   Big hitters include updates on the…

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What are the Details Behind Apple’s Forthcoming ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Service?

Apple Inc. is working on a new service that will let consumers pay for any Apple Pay purchase in installments over time, rivaling the “buy now, pay later” offerings popularized by services from Affirm Holdings Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. Watch below for more details on the upcoming offering. “The interesting part here is you can…

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Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Will Apple’s Mandated Hybrid Work Strategy Pay Off?
July 14, 2021

Over more than a year of collaboration in the face of a global pandemic, remote work has become the norm – but companies are getting antsy. Apple and CEO Tim Cook, in fact, have doubled down on a commitment to hybrid work moving forward, putting forward a schedule that would see all employees required to…

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How Flexible are Big Tech’s Hybrid Work Models?
July 13, 2021

Just over a year ago, Big Tech companies found themselves making the transition from a predominantly office-centric culture to fully remote. Now with the business world seeking to regain a sense of normalcy, Big Tech companies are beginning to change their tune on permanent work-from-home flexibility, as they decipher what range of hybrid work models…

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Apple to Test Hybrid Work From Store and Home for Retail Staff
July 3, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. plans to test a hybrid in-store and work-from-home arrangement for retail employees, acknowledging that consumers may continue to prefer online shopping even as the pandemic eases, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant will begin a pilot program later this year dubbed “Retail Flex” with…

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Apple Eyes Battery Suppliers for Possible Electric Vehicle
June 18, 2021

According to reports from Reuters, Apple is in talks with Chinese companies BYD & CATL regarding car batteries, another indicator that the rumored “Apple Car” could be one step closer to reality. This could be big news for global electric vehicle production and competition, as well as introduce conflicting dynamics in the broader EV supply…

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Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions
February 4, 2021

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was…

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Coca-Cola with Coffee Takes Off With Drone Delivery
February 3, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drone delivery isn’t just a far-off possibility. It’s become safer, more efficient, and scalable. That’s…

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Apple Facing a Lawsuit to Remove Telegram Over Hate Speech
January 25, 2021

Social media has been in the political and ethical spotlight over the past few weeks, with former President Trump’s Twitter account being suspended, social media apps like Parler being pulled from the App Store after being used to organize violence at the Capitol, and more. Now, Apple is under fire from the non-profit Coalition…

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Apple Announces Racial Equity Investments
January 20, 2021

Tech giant Apple is responding to a year full of racial unrest with a focus on racial equity, backed up by an investment of $100 million last June, as reported by The Verge. The investment, said CEO Tim Cook, addresses an opportunity for Apple to “challenge the systemic barriers to opportunity and dignity that exist…

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DroneUp Appoints Former Apple Executive as Chief Strategy Officer
January 20, 2021

Virginia Beach, Virginia, January 19, 2021 – DroneUp announced today that Carl Smit had been named Chief Strategy Officer. Smit will advise the CEO Tom Walker and the senior leadership team to set DroneUp’s strategic direction, focusing on growing the company’s retail drone delivery portfolio and capabilities. Reporting to Walker, Smit will also oversee corporate…

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