Infosys Foundation launches four mobile labs in Karnataka – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of IT major Infosys, on Monday announced the launch of four mobile laboratories – also called ‘Lab Built on Wheels’ – to provide cost-effective diagnostic solutions. The Foundation had signed an MoU with Rotary Bangalore Southwest Charitable Trust (Rotary Trust), to support with a grant of Rs … Read more

China Smartphone Demand Weakens Amid Covid Resurgence

Smartphone demand in China is rapidly cooling as the pandemic’s resurgence dents consumer spending, prompting warnings in recent weeks from handset makers including Apple Inc. AAPL 4.08% as well as chip makers about the world’s biggest smartphone market. Smartphone shipments in China fell 34% in April from a year ago to 17.7 million units, data … Read more

WSJ News Exclusive | Apple Boosting Pay Budget for Workers Amid Tight Labor Market

Apple Inc. AAPL 0.11% is boosting pay for workers amid rising inflation, a tight labor market and unionization pushes among hourly store employees. The iPhone maker on Wednesday told employees in an email that the company is increasing its overall compensation budget. Starting pay for hourly workers in the U.S. will rise to $22 an … Read more

WSJ News Exclusive | Apple Looks to Boost Production Outside China

TOKYO— Apple Inc. AAPL 0.17% has told some of its contract manufacturers that it wants to boost production outside China, citing Beijing’s strict anti-Covid policy among other reasons, people involved in the discussions said. India and Vietnam, already sites for a small portion of Apple’s global production, are among the countries getting a closer look … Read more

EU Accuses Apple of Abusing Mobile-Payment Market Power

European Union antitrust authorities on Monday charged Apple Inc. AAPL 0.20% with abusing its dominant position by restricting access to the technology underpinning contactless payments on its mobile devices, adding to the bloc’s efforts to clamp down on alleged anticompetitive behavior by some of the world’s biggest tech companies. The European Commission, the EU’s executive … Read more

Apple’s Not-So-Secret Plan to Take Another Gigantic Bite of the Microchip Market

Apple AAPL -3.66% has shown it can design the brains of its devices, and is now poised to do something potentially even harder: create the chips that enable them to communicate with the internet. A series of moves by the tech giant, as well as signals from its suppliers, make clear that it aims to … Read more

Apple Says Covid-19 Lockdowns in China Loom Over Sales

Apple Inc. AAPL 4.52% cautioned Thursday that the resurgence of Covid-19 in China threatens to hinder sales by as much as $8 billion in the current quarter—a setback after seeing supply-chain improvements during the first three months of the year. The guidance from the iPhone maker came Thursday shortly after the company posted one of … Read more

The Chips That Rebooted the Mac

Apple’s risky, yearslong effort to design its own silicon paid off when supply-chain disruptions left competitors scrambling Source link

Apple’s Tim Cook Warns Proposed Antitrust Laws Will Leave Users With Less Choice for Privacy

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook on Tuesday warned that proposed antitrust legislation would have the unintended consequence of making iPhones less safe, putting users at risk to “data hungry” companies looking to sidestep its privacy features. The iPhone maker faces twin threats to its App Store business from Congress and the European Union, where … Read more