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smartphone,A consumer based economy always lends itself to technology, as members of the economy demand the newest, coolest gadgets. Because of that, it is pertinent for both consumers and investors to be aware of the current tech trends and most recent products. When everyone is scrambling to buy the newest iPhone or sort out the latest Apple rumors, investors are doing the same with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock.

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MP3 Is Dead? Creators Say the Format Has Lost ‘Relevance’

Claims that MP3 is dead are coming after the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits terminated some licensing agreements. Read Article

Is Apple Inc. (AAPL) Working on Smart Bands for Apple Watch?

An Apple (AAPL) smartwatch for diabetics may be near, but it could arrive via an optional Apple Watch smart band accessory. Read Article

Monday Apple Rumors: Apple May Announce a New iPad Pro at WWDC 2017

Monday's Apple Rumors include a possible price for the iPhone 8, a new version of iOS 10.3 and possible announcements for WWDC 2017. Read Article

Amazon Echo News: Alexa May Soon Play Ads

Amazon's (AMZN) Amazon Echo may soon have Alexa playing ads to customers in what could be a breach of its developer agreement. Read Article

Siri Speaker, New iPad Pro Expected at Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) WWDC 2017

It's looking like the WWDC 2017 keynote could turn into an AAPL hardware event with Siri speaker and new iPad Pro increasingly likely. Read Article

Waymo, Lyft to Team Up on Self-Driving Cars Technology

Waymo, a company under Alphabet (GOOG,GOOGL), and Lyft are teaming up on pilots and development efforts for self-driving cars. Read Article

Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (NTDOY) Plans ‘Legend of Zelda’ Game for Smartphones

Nintendo (NTDOY) investor are wondering what mobile platform access could mean to the hugely popular game and NTDOY stock. Read Article

Ransomware Attacks 2017: 4 Things to Know About the WannaCry Cyber Attacks

The lightning spread of the WannaCry ransomware attack was felt worldwide over the past three days, but here are four things you should do now. Read Article

10 of the Coolest, Inc. (AMZN) Echo Speaker’s Alexa Skills

Amazon (AMZN) Echo has an advantage over other smart speakers thanks to more than 10,000 Alexa skills. Here are our favorite 10. Read Article

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment Goes to Corning

AAPL announced Corning will be the first recipient of an Apple investment from the newly created Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Read Article

Friday Apple Rumors: WWDC May Include an Amazon Prime Video Announcement

Friday's Apple Rumors include a new patent for Siri and iMessage, a $200 million investment into Corning and more Amazon Prime Video talk. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: LG May Supply the iPhone 8’s Front Camera

Thursday's Apple Rumors include the iPhone 8 possibly coming out on schedule, a new version of iTunes for Windows Store and more. Read Article

The Tesla Inc (TSLA) Solar Roof Is Available … And Cheaper!

Tesla (TSLA) says its Solar Roof is cheaper (over time) than a standard roof, and will last for the lifetime of your house. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Possible iPhone SE Rear Shell Leaks

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include a new iPhone 8 render, a redesign concept of Apple Music from a student and possible iPhone SE leaks. Read Article

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Probably Won’t Win the Cable TV Wars

Alphabet has the technical chops to maintain an over-the-top cable TV offer, but YouTube TV won't alter GOOGL's future for the better. Read Article

5 of the Best Smartphones to Buy Today

With the Galaxy S8 now available, we put together the 5 best smartphone choices for 2017, leading up to the September iPhone 8 release. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Buys Beddit in Yet Another Attack on Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Apple (AAPL) has acquired Beddit, a Finish company that makes highly accurate sleep tracking sensors. Watch out, Fitbit. Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Some Apple Stores Are Getting an Update

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a new unofficial concept of the iPhone 8, possible plans for a new data center in Reno and more. Read Article, Inc. (AMZN) Is Set to Announce Echo Show With Touchscreen

The WSJ reports Amazon (AMZN) will announce the new Amazon Echo Show speaker with display at any moment, with shipping to start June 28. Read Article

New Amazon Echo Features a Touchscreen

Amazon (AMZN) has announced a new Amazon Echo device called 'Echo Show' that features a 7-inch touchscreen and dual 2 inch stereo speakers. Read Article