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Future AirPods Could Monitor Body Temperature and Posture, and Work as a Hearing Aid

Wednesday October 13, 2021 4:21 am PDT by
Apple is developing AirPods with health features, including body temperature and posture monitoring, and the ability to work as a hearing aid, according to The Wall Street Journal. According to documents seen by The Wall Street Journal, prototypes of AirPods with temperature sensors for monitoring a wearer's core body temperature from inside the ear are being developed. The report noted that ...
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Apple Researching Ways to Use iPhone Camera to Detect Childhood Autism

Tuesday September 21, 2021 2:56 am PDT by
Apple is reportedly researching ways to use the cameras inside of the iPhone to detect childhood autism, aiming to use data from the camera to observe a child's behavior that could be used for early diagnosis, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. According to the report, which echoes previously announced research efforts, Apple wants to be able to use the camera inside of...
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Craig Federighi Acknowledges Confusion Around Apple Child Safety Features and Explains New Details About Safeguards

Friday August 13, 2021 6:33 am PDT by
Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, has today defended the company's controversial planned child safety features in a significant interview with The Wall Street Journal, revealing a number of new details about the safeguards built into Apple's system for scanning users' photos libraries for Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Federighi admitted that Apple...
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Tim Cook's Compensation Was Comparatively Modest Among Highest-Paid CEOs of 2020

Tuesday June 1, 2021 5:39 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook's 14 million dollar pay in 2020 was relatively modest, compared to other S&P 500 CEOs, according to the Wall Street Journal. In its annual ranking of CEO pay and compensation, the Wall Street Journal revealed that ‌Tim Cook‌ earned $14,769,259 last year, which is only slightly more than the median $13.4 million pay across the Standard and Poor's 500 (S&P 500) index. The Wal...
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Apple Seen in Vehicle Supply Chains, but It May Be Exploring Taxi Service or Car Platform Instead

Monday May 24, 2021 6:49 am PDT by
Apple is intensely researching all aspects of car engineering and manufacturing, but there are growing questions around what form Apple's vehicle project may take, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Peter Fintl, the director of technology and innovation for Capgemini Engineering Germany, explained that Apple's movement in vehicle supply...
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The Virtuous Circle of Product Placement in Apple's TV+ Shows

Friday November 8, 2019 3:19 am PST by
Apple products are visible in an average of 32 camera shots in each episode of "The Morning Show," and an Apple logo is visible in roughly one-third of those shots, based on a tally count by The Wall Street Journal. Reese Witherspoon's character sleeps beside her iPhone and MacBook in 'The Morning Show' In one four-second scene in episode one of the flagship Apple TV+ series, nine Apple...
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WSJ: Jony Ive Became 'Dispirited' After Apple Watch and Sometimes Failed to Show Up to Meetings

Monday July 1, 2019 3:09 am PDT by
Shortly after Apple's announcement last week that Jony Ive was leaving the company, Bloomberg published a report that suggested his departure had been viewed internally for some time as an inevitability ever since the Apple Watch was launched in 2015. This morning, The Wall Street Journal published a report on his last years at Apple, based on conversations over more than a year with people...
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Apple Expected to Switch to All-OLED iPhone Line-up by 2020

Tuesday January 22, 2019 12:28 am PST by
Apple could drop LCD displays for its 2020 iPhones in favor of an all-OLED line-up, a new report today claims. From the Wall Street Journal (paywall): Apple is likely to drop LCD displays altogether in its 2020 iPhone lineup in favor of organic light-emitting diode displays that allow for more flexible handset design, people familiar with the production plans have said.This isn't the first...
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WSJ on 2019 iPhones: Triple-Lens Rear Camera on Next iPhone XS Max and Dual Rear on Next iPhone XR

Friday January 11, 2019 4:16 am PST by
Apple plans to release three new iPhone models later this year, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal today:iPhone XR successor with a LCD display and dual-lens rear camera iPhone XS successor with an OLED display and dual-lens rear camera iPhone XS Max successor with an OLED display and triple-lens rear camera All three models may lack 3D TouchWell-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi...
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Apple Reportedly Plans to Cut Price of iPhone XR in Japan Due to Poor Sales and Restart iPhone X Production

Thursday November 22, 2018 3:02 am PST by
Apple plans to discount the price of iPhone XR models in Japan by offering subsidies to Japanese carriers, according to a new report out this morning. The Wall Street Journal said the price decreases on the $750 iPhone models could come as early as next week, citing sources familiar with Apple's sales strategy in the region. "A price cut within a month off the release is rare not just for...
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Vision-Focused Accessibility Efforts Made by Apple, Amazon, and Others Highlighted in New Report

Tuesday May 29, 2018 8:35 am PDT by
A new article published last night by The Wall Street Journal takes a look into how accessibility-focused technology has the "potential to fundamentally change the mobility, employment and lifestyle of the blind and vision-impaired." The piece looks at advancements made by Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and other companies, including hardware and software like Amazon's Echo, Microsoft's Seeing ...
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Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine Transitioning Into 'Consulting Role' This August

Wednesday March 21, 2018 5:41 am PDT by
Following rumors of his plans to leave Apple earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal today reported that Jimmy Iovine will transition into a "consulting role" with Apple Music this August. Iovine won't completely leave Apple and his involvement with Apple Music behind, but will step back from daily involvement, people familiar with his plans stated. At the time of the original rumor, Iovine ...
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Apple Not Worried About Apple Pay's Slow Adoption, Believes on Path to Replace Cash and Cards

Wednesday April 5, 2017 7:51 am PDT by
Apple's trouble with getting a wide array of its users, retail partners, and banks to adopt Apple Pay has been highlighted in a new article today by The Wall Street Journal, which also underlines a belief from Apple executives that the service's growth is adequate and that Apple Pay could soon become consumers' "primary payment system," in lieu of cash and credit cards. Data collected from...
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iPhone 8 Will Have Curved OLED Screen and USB-C Connector

Tuesday February 28, 2017 1:58 am PST by
In line with previous reports, The Wall Street Journal today said Apple's rumored iPhone 8 will feature a curved OLED display supplied by Samsung. Tuesday's report corroborates previous claims from KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo that Apple will release three devices this year: Two "S" cycle iPhones with LCD displays to succeed the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, as well as a special...
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Apple Testing More Than 10 Prototype iPhone Models, Including One With Curved OLED Display

Monday November 28, 2016 5:15 am PST by
Multiple sources have claimed Apple will launch its first iPhone with a curved OLED display next year, and now The Wall Street Journal has thrown its weight behind those rumors. The report claims an OLED version could be introduced as one of several new iPhone models unveiled next year, but it would have a higher price tag than current iPhone models. OLED displays are thinner, lighter, and ...
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Apple Watch 2 Rumored to Include Cellular Connectivity Amid Push for iPhone Independency

Monday April 25, 2016 7:40 am PDT by
In a new article centered on the first-year sales of the Apple Watch, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is working on including cellular network connectivity and a faster processor in the so-called Apple Watch 2.There are relatively easy fixes for some concerns. Apple is working on adding cell-network connectivity and a faster processor to its next-generation Watch, according to people...