Forget smartwatches, consumers are snapping up these quirky alternatives – CNN | CarTailz

CNN — In 2015, that same year, Apple introduced its smartwatch, a Kickstarter campaign launched for a very different wearable device: a wellness-tracking ring called the Oura. Seven years later, the Apple Watch is the most popular wearable device, while other similar products are falling Google and Samsung too dominate the wearables market. But something … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — Elon Musk claimed Monday that Apple had “threatened” to remove Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating for the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk said … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Nearly 200,000 workers go on Black Friday strike in UK – CNN | CarTailz

London CNN business — The British cost of living crisis is already taking the shine off Black Friday. Now the annual shopping bonanza faces an added threat from strikes that could disrupt deliveries, dampen online sales and deal another blow to the slumping economy. Around 235,000 workers went on strike in the UK this week, … Read more

US-China chip war spills over into Europe – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over possible Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s largest chipmaker was asked to reverse its takeover just days after the sale of another … Read more

US-China chip war spills over into Europe – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over possible Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s largest chipmaker was asked to reverse its takeover just days after the sale of another … Read more

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave its largest iPhone factory after violent protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant to quell protests that have seen hundreds clashed with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday after dramatic scenes of violent … Read more

Restaurant sales are increasing. But eating out is on the decline – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — Chain restaurants reported increasing sales in the third quarter. But more sales doesn’t mean more customers. In fact, industry watchers are noting that traffic to restaurants has declined in recent months. That’s because many are cutting back on dining out and eating out more often as inflation weighs on consumer … Read more

We tried Apple’s new SOS tool if you don’t have cellular service – CNN | CarTailz

CNN business — When Apple announced at its closely watched product launch event in September that it would soon be rolling out an Emergency SOS feature powered by a network of satellites orbiting the Earth, Brooklyn probably wasn’t the remote place most people thought thought to use it. But on a rainy afternoon last week, … Read more