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

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

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

Kanye West is acquiring conservative social media platform Parler – CNN | CarTailz

CNN business — Kanye West is acquiring Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by many conservatives. Parler’s parent company announced the deal Monday morning, saying West had “taken a landmark step into the media space of free speech and will never again have to fear being removed from social media.” The acquisition comes after … Read more

Developing an “everything” app is now on Musk’s growing to-do list – CNN | CarTailz

This story is part of CNN Business’s Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. new York CNN business — Elon Musk may now face paying $44 billion for a company he said in recent months he no longer wants to buy. Appropriately, following news of his renewed willingness to … Read more

Amazon’s $999 dog-like robot just keeps getting smarter – CNN | CarTailz

CNN — Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a series of product updates that bring together its extensive suite of services and help ensure it remains at the center of people’s lives and homes. Nearly a year after Amazon (AMZN) was criticized for its controversial vision for the future of home security, the company is doubling down … Read more

Wall Street on razor’s edge until Jay Powell speaks – CNN | CarTailz

This story is part of CNN Business’s Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. new York CNN business — Welcome back to the third week of September, or as we call it in the office, the night before the evening before the Fed meeting. We’re not the only ones … Read more