Apple Claims All-Time High Q1 2018 Earnings

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This week Apple reported its Q1 2018 earnings. The report measured 13 weeks as opposed to 14 weeks reported in Q1 2017. The company posted a quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion up 13% from last year with international sales accounting for 65% of Q1 earnings. /READ MORE// Apple profits up on lower than expected iPhone sales Of...

Unknown Customer Buys 1 Million BlackBerrys

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An Anonymous customer just made the biggest single purchase in Blackberry history.  Without revealing their identity, he/she/they purchased one million Blackberrys //Related: New advanced VR tech gets sinful Blackberry, formerly Research in Motion, unveiled the new Blackberry z10 and Q10 in January, and they received either high praise or strong criticism for both products. Who ever the undisclosed...

Watch as a Girl with Telekinesis ruins a coffee store

This is both amazing and absolutely terrifying. A prank - erm clever viral marketing? - has a woman with telekinetic powers in a coffee shop when she freaks out.  However, it's all a publicity stunt. READ MORE // Watch The Evolution of the Starbucks Logo. It's a spot for the upcoming Carrie remake. Just because it’s a...

Apple profits up on lower than expected iPhone sales

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Are we living in a post-smartphone world?  Are consumers less interested in buying new handsets?  Not when it comes to Apple. READ MORE // Apple, Ikea Purchase Large Forests The tech giant held a quarterly headline on Tuesday, and told the business world that they managed to sell 48 million iPhones in  Q4.  That huge number doesn't...

Dropbox Is Reportedly Preparing to File an IPO

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Data-sharing website Dropbox Inc. is reportedly hiring underwriters for an initial public offering that is set to come later this year. If this happens, the cloud-based service would become the largest US-based technology company to go public since Snap Inc. did earlier this year, which has not been successful for the company so far. /READ MORE// If...

The Value of One Bitcoin Just Topped $2,000 USD for the First Time

The digital currency known as Bitcoin has just been valued slightly over $2,000 USD. In January of this year, it was valued at $1,000 USD – the rise of worth since then has been reportedly linked to Japan and China’s policy changes on Bitcoin becoming easier to trade. /READ MORE // The Best Smartphones under $300 While the price...

Bitcoin’s Price Hits Another All-Time High, Approaches $3,000 USD

Back in March, Bitcoin officially became more valuable than gold. And now, after topping $2,000 USD for the very first time, the cryptocurrency has hit another all-time high. According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), a single Bitcoin is now worth $2,902.37 USD — more than double gold’s current $1,285.05 USD/ounce valuation. /READ MORE...

BlackBerry’s Fate Hanging on a Rim

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If they get Google maps I may just purchase this phone.  Gotta have my Google maps.  The BlackBerry Z10's inherent map software looks really crummy.  (It may not be the best business decision for Google to whore out their map software to all the OS's, but its great for the consumer - presuming it's...

The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the U.S. Economy

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The Solar Jobs field in the United States grew at a rate 17 times faster than the overall economy. This was part of a larger trend towards jobs in renewable energy and away from more dangerous, less sustainable jobs in fossil fuels. /READ MORE// How Companies are Losing Billions (yes, Billions) by Not Going Solar A new...

Apple Stocks Fall after iPhone6 Event

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For those of you under a rock, the Apple iPhone Event happened today, and though lots of things were announced, there were a number people, some of us at Ions included, that felt a little underwhelmed. Apparently that sentiment was mutually felt by some investors. After the event, stock prices were down 0.38% for the...
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