Category: Apple

This Week in Apps: Apple antitrust issues come to Congress, subscription apps boom, Tencent takes on TikTok
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This Week in Apps: Apple antitrust issues come to Congress, subscription apps boom, Tencent takes on TikTok

Welcome back to ThisWeek in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s recently released…

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Apple Stock is Insanely Overvalued Based on This Key Metric
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Apple Stock is Insanely Overvalued Based on This Key Metric

Apple stock’s PE ratio has doubled in the past 12 months. Investors are confident in the firm’s expansion into new markets and popularity of new products. Analysts still see a rally in the short-term despite criticism of overvaluation. The Apple stock (NASDAQ: AAPL) closed at $300.35 officially on Thursday, bringing the total valuation of the…

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Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) are Now Bigger than Germany’s Entire Stock Market
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Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) are Now Bigger than Germany’s Entire Stock Market

With a combined valuation of $2.499 trillion, Apple and Microsoft have surpassed Germany’s stock market. Both conglomerates had an exceptionally strong 2019 with solid sales across many departments. These companies highlight the robustness of the U.S. economy. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have surpassed Germany’s entire stock market in valuation amid the greatest…

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Apple and Spotify’s podcasts come to Echo devices in the US
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Apple and Spotify’s podcasts come to Echo devices in the US

Amazon Alexa can now play podcasts from Apple, making Amazon’s line of Echo devices the first third-party clients to support the Apple Podcasts service without using AirPlay. Before, this level of support was limited to Apple’s HomePod. According to Amazon, the addition brings to Alexa devices Apple’s library of more than 800,000 podcasts. It also…

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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcade’s new franchise, Fortnite takes on Google Play, the Disney+ app footprint
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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcade’s new franchise, Fortnite takes on Google Play, the Disney+ app footprint

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with 194 billion downloads last year and more than $100 billion in consumer spending. People spend 90% of their mobile time in…

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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcade updates, TikTok distances itself from China, Kardashians send shady app to No. 1
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This Week in Apps: Apple Arcade updates, TikTok distances itself from China, Kardashians send shady app to No. 1

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. What are developers talking about? What do app publishers and marketers need to know? How are politics impacting the App Store and app businesses? And which…

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