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Technology overlords Google, Amazon and Apple have been named as the most innovative companies for 2019 by Boston Consulting Group. Following the top three came Microsoft, Samsung, Netflix, IBM, Facebook, Tesla and Adidas. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Apple has topped the annual list since 2005 but Google

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to be a lucrative technology space with the majority of startups either managing to secure venture capital (VC) backing or being involved in the thick of merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity during 2014-2018. As a result, the race to fund or acquire AI-startups reflects the

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The rivalry between Spotify and Apple has taken a legal turn. The audio streaming giant has filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission against Apple, claiming its App Store purposely limits choice and stifles innovation at the expense of the user experience. In a post, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek

The four biggest smartwatch vendors, Apple, Fossil, Fitbit and Samsung, will have their market share for connected watch shipments fall to 47 per cent by 2023, down from an estimated 58 per cent in 2018, according to a new study from Juniper Research. The decline is linked to the growth

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The growth in smartphone prices is causing a drop in sales, according to research from Telsyte which showed sales decreased 3 per cent in 2018 compared to the year prior. The research, Telsyte Australian Smartphone & Wearable Devices Market Study 2019, said 4.6 million smartphones were sold in the second

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Google (Alphabet) Google’s parent company Alphabet beat revenue and earnings per share expectations however increased costs pushed shares down. Full year revenue up 23 per cent year-on-year to $136.8 billion, while Q4 revenue jumped 22 per cent to $39.3 billion. Advertising revenue for the three months ended December 31 were

Apple CEO Tim Cook has asked US regulators to scrutinise data brokers and reiterated his calls for comprehensive federal privacy legislation to protect consumers. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter “Consumers shouldn’t have to tolerate another year of companies irresponsibly amassing huge user profiles, data breaches that seem out

Amazon has surpassed Microsoft to become the world’s most valuable public company by market capitalisation and analysts predict its share price will continue to grow based on its digital advertising potential. ​At close of US trading on Monday Amazon stock was up 3.4 per cent giving it a market value

Apple CEO Tim Cook has told investors the company won’t be making as much money as it expected over the crucial holiday quarter. Lower than expected iPhone sales, particularly in China, have led the tech giant to slash its revenue forecasts, causing Apple shares continue to decline from their peak

Facebook was the worst company in the industry this year, according to our readers. In 2017 Uber had a rough year. It’s toxic culture and corporate governance were scrutinised after engineer Susan Fowler published an account of the sexism inside the ridesharing business. The year featured an investigation into its