SLIDESHOW: iPhone 6 And iPhone 7 Rumors, Hot Chromebooks And More From The Second Week Of November
Never content to enjoy the current-generation iPhone, the rumor mill has quickly shifted its attention to Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 -- and iPhone 7 (or iPhone 6S).
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) made headlines after its co-founder and CEO, Elon Musk, said that the company would not issue a Model S recall.
The automaker got into the news once more after an industrial accident occurred at its factory in Fremont, California, injuring three workers.
Snapchat stunned the world when it rejected Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB) $3 billion offer.
And Sony made the first move toward prosperity in China.
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The two firms are reportedly teaming up to vie for the A9 contract.
This news comes after reports that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE: TSM) might build the A8 processor.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
The two companies had to suspend all sales of HP's Chromebook 11 after learning that the included charger may overheat.
Consumers can continue to use the ill-fated Chromebook with another charger, but HP is expected to provide a replacement as soon as possible.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Investors who feared a Model S recall need to stop worrying.
"There's definitely not gonna be a recall," he told CNBC. "There's no reason for a recall."
"The headlines are extremely misleading," Musk added. "We've never had a serious injury or death in any of our cars. Maybe there is a car that is as safe as a Model S, but there is certainly not a car that is safer, because you'd have to have less than zero [deaths]."Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
It's a good thing that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) released more than the iPhone 5C in September.
The plastic, colorful, over-hyped iPhone has proven to be much less successful than originally anticipated.
Its sales are expected to continue declining while the iPhone 5S is expected to rise significantly in the December quarter.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Groupon had a lot going for it -- and the potential to make billions all on its own.
Snapchat, on the other hand, is a simple messaging service that combines photos, videos and text. It may or may not be a fad that dies off in five years.
Even so, Facebook (NASDQ: FB) reportedly offered to buy the company for $3 billion.
Not wanting to sell, Snapchat's owners rejected the offer.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has made a lot of headlines this week.
The most recent came after an industrial accident (not a fire as initially thought) caused three injuries at the company's factory in Fremont, California.
The injuries were caused by hot metal that resulted from a problem with a low pressure aluminum casting press.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
The Japanese tech giant released its fourth game console this weekend in North America.
PlayStation 4 will arrive in Europe in two weeks and in Japan in 2014.
No word on when it or another Sony console may be released in China.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
The preceding stories were just the beginning. Check out these other hot tech stories from the past week.
- Rumor: Apple's First TV Delayed Again, Lack Of Content Blamed
- Intel to Open Pop-Up Stores for the Holiday Season
- Apple's $1 Billion Patent Fight Takes Samsung Back To Court
- Target Black Friday Deals Include iPad Air Wi-Fi 16 GB for $479 Plus a $100 Target GiftCard with Purchase