Apple on Pace for $120 Billion 2022 Net Income and Says Supply Chain Improving

Apple beat on its quarterly results but more importantly they say their supply chain issues are improving. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company’s supply issues were improving. He said that in terms of supply challenges, the December quarter was worse than Apple’s September quarter, but that he is projecting the March quarter to …

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Another Decade of Tesla, SpaceX, Cryptocurrency, Apple Domination

What would the rough shape of the world be if the Big Tech companies and Cryptocurrency continue on their current trajectories? For years, people with traditional financial backgrounds would say that Apple, Tesla or other Big Tech would not continue multiplying profitability and revenue. People have been saying this about Tesla, Cryptocurrency and many other …

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Apple Has Over 85% of the Smartphone Corporate Market Value

Apple has about 13-15% of the total smartphone market in terms of unit sales but has 75% of the smartphone profits. Apple has over 85% of the corporate market value for the smartphone industry. Apple’s cellphone business is about 20 times the market value of the second-place smartphone company. The second-place smartphone market value is …

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Xiaomi and Apple Threatens Tesla With 2024 EV Vaporware

Smartphone giant Xiaomi is hiring many positions for its electric vehicle unit and for its autonomous driving project. Xiaomi is targeting its first car model to market within three years (around 2024). BYD and Xiaomi are in discussions to form a strategic partnership. “BYD will support the development of Xiaomi in the automotive business in …

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Apple M2 on 5 Nanometer Plus Process and A16 at 4 Nanometer

Taiwan Semiconductor will be mass-producing Apple’s new M2 chip in July for use in MacBooks for the second half of 2021. The M2 will eventually be used in other Mac and Apple devices beyond the MacBook. The new chipset is produced by key Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract chipmaker, using …

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Micro OLED Displays for Better Augmented Reality

Apple has partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to develop advanced micro OLED display technology. Micro OLED will be useful for augmented reality devices. The new displays will be built directly onto wafers. They will be far thinner and smaller and use less power. They are at the trial production stage. It will take several …

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Buzz Around Apple Self-Driving Car

Taiwan Tech News Site DigiTimes reports that Apple is working with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), on self-driving chip technology. Apple and TSMC have reportedly established plans for a factory to produce Apple Car chips in the USA and are currently negotiating with upstream and downstream supplies in the automotive electronics supply chain. Digitimes also …

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Apple Will Privacy Improvement Will Cut Facebook Ad Revenue

The Apple iOS 14 operating system will require apps to ask users for permission to collect and share data using Apple’s device identifier. Facebook will not collect the identifier for advertisers (IDFA) on our own apps on iOS 14 devices. The identifier was critical for Facebook targeting its audience network ads. Facebook says the Apple …

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Google Assistant Leading in Voice Device Market

Google has over 1 billion installed voice assistants while Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana and Baidu DeurOS have about 400-500 million installed assistants. Apple Siri is mainly used with iPhone. This is according to Techcrunch. Google also leads with 500 million monthly active users and is followed by Apple with 375 million active users. Other data …

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Late in 2020 or in 2021 Apple and Microsoft Should Pass Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is currently the most valuable company in the world. They have a stock price of 32.9 riyal. The value of the Riyal is pegged to the US dollar at 0.27 dollars to one Riyal. Saudi Aramco is worth $1.78 trillion. Apple is currently at $1.59 trillion Microsoft is $1.53 trillion Amazon is at …

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