Tag Archives: Apple

VIDEO — Jason Pontin: Are mobile apps all we have to show for our technology needs?

October 4, 2013

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In 1969, Buzz Aldrin’s historical step onto the moon leapt mankind into an era of technological possibility. The awesome power of technology was to be used to solve all of our big problems. Fast forward to present day, and what’s happened? Are mobile apps all we have to show for ourselves? In this Ted Talk, […]

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What it costs Apple to make the iPhone 5C

September 27, 2013

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Apple’s multi-colored iPhones retail for $549 off contract, but they cost a lot less to make thanks in part to the plastic shell. CNN Money takes a look …

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) This one never gets old — Steve Jobs: How to live before you die

June 14, 2013

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At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself. As CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs spearheaded a few of the most iconic products in technology, entertainment and design.

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

May 28, 2013

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In this Ted Talk, Simon Sinek gives a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers … (Filmed at TEDxPugetSound.) In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of the […]

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OP-ED — Emmerich: Google is full of bovine manure

March 27, 2013

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Google has started a big “Go Paperless in 2013” campaign. Paper, they say, is bad for the environment. It’s high time someone called bovine manure on this. Trees are organic. Trees are renewable. Tree farms reduce CO2. There are more forests in Mississippi than there were at the turn of the century. Sixty-five percent of […]

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T-Mobile to get Apple devices soon, iPhone likely

December 6, 2012

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T-Mobile will likely start carrying the iPhone next year after its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, said it has reached a new deal with Apple. T-Mobile USA had been the lone iPhone-less carrier among the four national wireless companies in the U.S. Although it has been possible to use iPhones on T-Mobile networks, customers had to […]

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Apple sells 3 million iPads since Friday

November 4, 2012

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(Reuters) – Apple Inc said its sales of Wi-Fi only iPads had doubled from its last launch as it sold 3 million in the three days since the introduction of the two newest versions of its popular tablet computer. While lines for Apple’s launch of its iPad mini and its fourth-generation iPad appeared lighter than […]

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Mississippi ready for iPhone 5

September 14, 2012

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It didn’t take long for Mississippi wireless carriers to announce their planned retail release of the new Apple iPhone 5. National providers AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are prepping displays and readying for presales ahead of a September 21 release. Customers for prepaid carrier Cricket and Ridgeland-based C Spire Wireless will have to wait an extra […]

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Jackson’s Charley Hutchison back in the news

September 12, 2012

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The MBJ newsroom was happy this morning to see more recognition for Charley Hutchison. As featured in a Metro Jackson daily, Hutchison, a St. Andrews student and computer enthusiast, continues his distinction of being one of the youngest Apple mobile app developers in the world. Mississippi Business Journal staff writer Clay Chandler and video journalist Stephen McDill introduced […]

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STODDER: iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale payment industry

May 1, 2012

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Apple created and marketed the iPad mobile tablet as a media player for the family, and it is that. But its versatility, coupled with the imaginations of its users, has launched mini-revolutions within some business sectors, as entrepreneurs discover the iPad is a readymade platform for cloud computing. An illustration: App-makers and entrepreneurs are taking […]

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