International Business Machines (IBM) Corp, deepening its partnership with Apple to make use of health information gathered by millions of Apple devices, is creating a unit dedicated to providing data analytics to the healthcare sector.
Apple is likely to quickly ramp production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply in the first weekend following its launch, some Wall Street analysts said.
Apple is widely expected to disclose weeke
Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple's store in Sydney on Friday to get the world's first up-close look at the tech giant's smartwatch, which the company expects will be its next runaway hit.
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Apple said on Thursday it expected the "tremendous interest" in its new smartwatch to result in demand outstripping supply when the gadget hits stores on April 24.
Apple said it would take orders for the watch exclusivel
Tag Heuer, French luxury group LVMH's biggest watch maker, said it will launch a smartwatch later this year using Google's Android operating system in a venture with Intel Corp to compete head-on with the Apple Watch.
The world's largest watchmaker unveiled its riposte to Apple's smartwatch, announcing a plan to put cheap programmable chips in watches that will let wearers from China to Chicago make payments with a swipe of the wrist.
Health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases by tracking their behaviours via iPhone.
Apple launched its long-awaited watch on Monday, including yellow or rose gold models with sapphire faces costing up to $17,000, but some investors questioned whether chief executive Tim Cook's first product would be a breakaway hit.
Apple's rivals want to benefit from its magic, hoping that its long awaited new smartwatch will finally conjure demand for wearable technology that has so far generated more buzz about its potential than actual sales.
Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of problems involving the display panel supply, said a report by Bloomberg News citing people familiar with the company's plans as saying