Mobility Strategy

Apple supplier Foxconn says it will stop using illegal intern labour to assemble the iPhone X

By on Nov 23, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

A Foxconn employee.REUTERS/Bobby Yip The Apple supplier Foxconn has admitted to using illegal intern labour to assemble the iPhone X. Students said they worked 11-hour days, which is a breach of Chinese labour law. The scandal comes after Apple reportedly faced delays in getting the iPhone X to customers. The Apple supplier Foxconn has said it will stop using...

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Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

By on Nov 21, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has disabled location services for apps in their device settings. Quartz also said it observed location data being sent even if devices had been reset to factory default settings. Android devices with a cellular data or a wi-fi connection were seen...

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Revising Apple Price Estimate To $180 On Services And iPhone Strength

By on Nov 20, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

We are increasing our price estimate for Apple from $166 per share to about $180 per share, to account for strong momentum in the iPhone business and a robust outlook for the company’s services division. Our price estimate represents a slight premium to the current market price. In this note we explain the changes we have made to our forecast model for the company....

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Apple iOS 11.1.2 Release: Should You Upgrade?

By on Nov 19, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple has released iOS 11.1.2, the seventh official update to the iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.1.2 comes just one week after iOS 11.1.1, an update addressed a strange autocorrect bug (mostly). Now iOS 11.1.2 is here to fix another bizarre problem, hopefully without causing bigger ones. But has Apple succeeded where other rapid releases repeatedly failed (1,2,3,4)...

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Here’s how to reset your iPhone X (instead of accidentally calling 911)

By on Nov 18, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Last night, I was in the middle of a karaoke bar, with disco lights strobing and Taylor Swift blaring around me, and the screen on my new iPhone X froze. On every iPhone released over the last 10 years, it’s been relatively easy to reset the phone when it crashed. You held down the home button and the power button, and eventually the screen will go black, and be...

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