Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

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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Uber to Require Driver Selfies Before Each Shift

Uber, the ride-hailing app, is adding an extra layer of security to its app with a Real-Time ID Check that compares driver selfies. Read Article

UPS Begins Drone Delivery Tests

UPS is conducting drone delivery tests to areas unreachable by other modes of transportation with the help of drone maker CyPhy Works. Read Article

Yahoo! Inc. Data Breach: What Was Stolen and When

A Yahoo data breach that includes information from at least 500 million user accounts has been confirmed by the company. Read Article

Tesla Motors Inc to Unveil Solar Sunroof on Oct. 28

Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has announced that the electric car company will be introducing its solar sunroof on Oct. 28, 2016. Read Article

Has Apple Inc.’s iPhone 7 Lost Its Shine in Just a Week? (AAPL)

Hissgate, Home button woes and now reports of poor audio on calls: The list of iPhone 7 issues keeps growing, and Apple stock might be plateauing. Read Article

Tinder Stacks: 5 Things to Know About the New App

Tinder Stacks is the new app which allows you to judge certain things about life that don't directly involve people. Here are five things to know about it. Read Article

Tesla Motors Inc Sues Michigan Over Direct Sales Denial

Tesla is suing Michigan over its business model, which allows it to sell vehicles directly to consumers in a manner that is different from state regulations. Read Article

Thursday Apple Rumors: AAPL Acquires Tuplejump

Thursday's Apple Rumors include an iPhone 7 water test from a professional surfer, sound issues with AAPL's newest smartphones and more. Read Article

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO),, Inc. (CRM) to Team Up on IoT

Cisco (CSCO) and cloud computing company Salesforce (CRM) are teaming up on Internet of Things efforts that will integrate their services. Read Article

Blizzard Entertainment to Rename Service

Blizzard has announced that it will be renaming its service so that it will better align with its other services. Read Article

Apple Inc. (AAPL): McLaren Would be a Good Fit for the Apple Car

Rumors are circulating that AAPL is interested in acquiring supercar maker McLaren as part of its efforts to build an Apple car. Read Article

Yahoo! Inc. Expected to Confirm Huge Data Breach

Yahoo (YHOO) is expected to announce a huge data breach of user information sometime this week following an alleged hack in August. Read Article

How Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Is Going After Facebook Inc (FB)

Alphabet (GOOGL) may already own the web in the Western Hemisphere, but it has an uphill climb to tackle Facebook Messenger and other competitors. Read Article

Wednesday Apple Rumors: McLaren Denies Rumor of Talks with AAPL

Wednesday's Apple Rumors include the release of the first beta for macOS Sierra 10.12.1, gloves making the iPhone 7 useless and more. Read Article

Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Arrive in U.S.

Samsung (SSNLF) has started replacing Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the United States with enough replacements for half the recalled devices. Read Article

AT&T Inc. (T) to Test Broadband Over Electrical Power Lines

AT&T (T) is testing a new broadband internet solution that could provide internet to rural areas with the help of power lines. Read Article

Google Allo: 13 Things to Know About the New Messaging App

Google Allo is a new messaging app from Alphabet (GOOG,GOOGL) that can help users respond to messages quicker than through SMS. Read Article

Apple Inc.: Don’t Get Carried Away With iPhone 7 (AAPL)

Apple became a hot item again following reports demand for the iPhone 7 is better than expected. Here's what it means for AAPL shareholders Read Article

Tuesday Apple Rumors: AAPL Launches macOS Sierra

Tuesday's Apple Rumors include a teardown of the Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, a Lightning Earpods glitch and more. Read Article

Netflix, Inc. CEO: Still No Progress Entering China

Netflix (NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings said there is little chance of the company breaking through the Chinese market anytime soon due to the country's censorship. Read Article