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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Apple Will Start Selling Macs Using Apple Made ARM Chips Starting in 2020Q4

Reports from Bloomberg and analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is Apple will announce the first ARM processor at WWDC, and that the first Mac models to feature ARM CPUs will be a next-generation 13.3-inch MacBook Pro and a new redesigned iMac. The Mac models will offer performance improvements of 50-100% over Intel predecessors. The transition timeline proposed …

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All iPhones and Android Phones Will Be Able Interoperate for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Apple and Google will be launching a comprehensive solution that includes application programming interfaces (APIs) and operating system-level technology to assist in enabling contact tracing. Given the urgent need, the plan is to implement this solution in two steps while maintaining strong protections around user privacy. 1. In May, both companies will release APIs that …

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20% Difference Between Saudi Aramco and Apple

Saudi Aramco has been the most valuable company in the world and it had an IPO late in 2019 and briefly traded at $2 trillion when it was worth 38.7 riyal per share. Saudi Aramco valuation is down to $1.7 trillion. Apple and Microsoft are the most valuble companies after Aramco. Apple is at $1.42 …

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Saudi Aramco Will IPO 1.5% of the Most Valuable Company in the World

Saudi Aramco will raise $25.6 billion in world’s biggest I.P.O. This will be a bit bigger than the 2014 IPO of Alibaba. Aramco made a net profit of $68 billion for the first nine months of the year. This is a $90 billion annual run rate. They are pricing a PE ratio of 19 for …

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