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Kif Leswing


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Past articles by Kif:

Arm climbs 25% in Nasdaq debut after pricing IPO at $51 a share

Arm Holdings, the chip design firm, has begun trading on the Nasdaq in a long-anticipated IPO at a $54 billion valuation. → Read More

Arm prices IPO at $51 per share, valuing company at over $54 billion

Chip designer Arm priced its initial public offering on Wednesday at the top end of the expected range → Read More

There's one reason I'd upgrade to the iPhone 15 Pro after trying it, even though I already have last year's

The new Pro devices are significantly lighter, thanks to their new bodies, which replaced steel with titanium. → Read More

Qualcomm says it will supply Apple with 5G modems for iPhones through 2026

Wall Street analysts and Qualcomm officials had previously said they expected Apple to use an internally developed 5G modem starting in 2024. → Read More

Apple's iPhone 15 event kicks off on Tuesday. Here's what to expect

Apple is hoping that its new iPhones can bust a sales slump, fend off renewed competition from Huawei, and persuade owners of Android phones to switch. → Read More

Apple shares fall after reports that China banned iPhone use by government employees

The reported restrictions, which have not been publicly announced by Beijing, raise concerns that Apple's products could get caught up in global tensions. → Read More

Apple and Arm sign deal for chip technology that goes beyond 2040

Apple has secured access to a core piece of intellectual property, the Arm architecture, used in its iPhone and Mac chips, for the foreseeable future. → Read More

Nvidia tops estimates and says sales will jump 170% this quarter, driven by demand for AI chips

Revenue in the second quarter doubled from $6.7 billion a year earlier and increased 88% from the prior period. → Read More

Apple reverses course, moves iPhone 'end call' button back to middle in latest beta

The move reverses a change that Apple had been considering over the summer, as CNBC reported last week. → Read More

Apple is planning to move the button to hang up a call in new iPhone software

Apple's iOS 17 will include one of the biggest revamps to the iPhone's phone app in years. → Read More

Apple reportedly considers raising the price of its new iPhone Pros

Apple didn't raise prices for new iPhones in the U.S. during the pandemic, although the company dealt with parts shortages and said inflation was raising costs. → Read More

How to install the preview of Apple's new iPhone software coming this fall

Apple's iOS public beta has most of the features that will be included in the final release version, but isn't ready for everyone yet. → Read More

Apple just released a preview of its next big iPhone update. Here's what's new

It's a beta version, intended as a preview of the final software, so Apple can get help squashing bugs before it's officially released to the wider public. → Read More

Pokemon Go maker Niantic lays off 230 employees, cancels games

Niantic, a San Francisco-based mobile games developer, announced it would lay off 230 employees as part of a reorganization. → Read More

Apple Vision Pro: Impressive specs, new way of interacting could help it break the VR curse

Apple's Vision Pro headset has sparked a resurgence of interest in virtual reality headsets. → Read More

Microsoft releases update that allows iPhone users to text from Windows

PC users want the ability to text from their laptops at work or at school. → Read More

Qualcomm gives light forecast, phone chip sales fall 17%

Qualcomm reported second-quarter earnings on Wednesday that saw sales from handset chips, a core business for the company, decline. → Read More

Apple expected to announce $90 billion in buybacks and dividends when it reports earnings

Regardless of its quarterly results, Apple will remind investors of how much cash it generates and its extreme profitability. → Read More

AMD revenue drops 9% as PC chip sales decline sharply

AMD's report comes as the PC industry is in a deep slump, with shipments dropping 30% in the first quarter, according to IDC. → Read More

Apple and Google team up to stop unwanted AirTag tracking

Tuesday's announcement suggests that Android phones will also soon gain the ability to warn their users if they are being tracked by an AirTag. → Read More