SLIDESHOW: iPhone 5S Spurs Massive Crowds And Other News From The Third Week Of September
Every year, analysts worry that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will disappoint investors with lackluster iPhone sales performance.
Based on the size of the crowd at the Apple Store at the Somerset Collection in Troy, Michigan (and the enormous crowds at other Apple Stores all over the world), it seems that Apple has another hit on its hands.
Disclosure: At the time of this writing, Louis Bedigian had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.
Louis Bedigian is the Senior Tech Analyst and Features Writer of Benzinga. You can reach him at louis(at)benzingapro(dot)com. Follow him @LouisBedigianBZ
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Apple Released The iPhone 5S To Massive Crowds
App Downloads Expected To Reach 102 Billion
Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) and other devices have led to an app explosion.
Total app downloads are expected to reach 102 billion in 2013.
More than 90 percent of those apps will be free, but 102 billion is an enormous amount of apps regardless of the price.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
IBM To Spend $1 Billion Investing In Linux
BlackBerry Workforce Expected To Plummet
Microsoft Prepped Surface 2 With Huge iPad Buyback
The buyback started only days before the second-generation Surface is expected to be unveiled.
Look for the Windows maker to introduce its new lineup of tablets on Monday, September 23.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Carl Icahn Hearted Apple - Again And Again
Groupon Made Another Purchase
Groupon's (NASDAQ: GRPN) latest deal could boost the company's efforts meet consumers' local needs.
The daily deals giant purchased SideTour, a startup that introduces its users to cool experiences in nearby cities.
This is the second company Groupon has purchased this month. The first was a last-minute travel app called Blink.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Google Entered The Healthcare Business
Will the future of healthcare involve a popular search engine and a pair of futuristic-looking glasses?
It could now that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has entered the fray.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Tesla Could Slip Away From Panasonic
Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry is convinced that Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is building a new hybrid battery pack.
This is great news for just about everyone…except Panasonic (OTC: PCRFY).
"I don't think Panasonic or even Samsung could be a leader in the metal-air battery [production]," Chowdhry told Benzinga.
"I think there could be some other players, [but] we don't know who it is."Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Amazon's Next Kindle Fire Could Be A Rehash
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The preceding stories were just the beginning. Check out these other hot tech stories from the past week.
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