Silicon Valley

Apple revenue falls for first time since 2003

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Apple reported a 13% drop in its second quarter revenue on Tuesday as sales of iPhones slipped. China was a particular weak spot. Apple shares fell 8% in after hours trading.

Google reportedly starting an in-house startup incubator

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

The plan is to allow entrepreneurial Googlers and their teams to develop their ideas with Google's support and funding and potentially branch out with Google as an investor.

The FBI has succeeded in uniting silicon valley...against the FBI

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Never have we seen so many tech companies united against the US government.

Google Ideas is now a tech incubator under Alphabet called Jigsaw

Posted in Business on 17th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

It seems that Google Ideas produced enough good ideas to keep it going, albeit with a new brand to go under the new Alphabet umbrella.

Alphabet/Google passes Apple as the most valuable company on Earth

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Alphabet is now worth around $568bn, compared with Apple, which has a value of $535bn.