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Kif Leswing


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kif:

Apple telegraphed that things are getting better after a tough quarter — here's how to interpret its remarks

Here's how to interpret Apple financial chief Luca Maestri's directional insights from the company's quarterly earnings call. → Read More

Apple reports earnings after the bell Thursday

Analysts expect the iPhone maker to post its first year-over-year revenue decline since 2019. → Read More

Chip stocks rally on optimistic AMD earnings and Fed's signal that inflation is easing

Chip stocks like NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Broadcom were boosted after the Federal Reserve rose the federal funds rate by 0.25 percentage point on Wednesday. → Read More

Why AMD is faring much better than Intel in the same tough economy

Neither chipmaker gave full-year guidance, citing economic uncertainty, but the stock market is reflecting how the two companies are diverging. → Read More

AMD beats on sales and profit but warns of a 10% revenue decline in Q1

AMD reported earnings as many of its rival chipmakers have stumbled in recent weeks, citing lower consumer demand for finished electronics. → Read More

Apple's expected to post its first revenue decline since 2019 on Thursday

Apple reports December quarter earnings on Thursday, and there are a lot of factors pointing to the company's first year-over-year revenue decline since 2019. → Read More

Intel's horrible quarter revealed an inventory glut and underused factories

"Clearly, the financials aren't what we would hoped," Gelsinger told analysts. → Read More

Apple is the only tech giant that still hasn't announced layoffs — these charts may explain why

The tech giants went on a hiring spree over the last few years, with one exception. → Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook requests and receives a 40% pay cut after shareholder vote

Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive a pay cut in 2023, targeting $49 million in total compensation, the company said in an SEC filing. → Read More

Apple reportedly considering touchscreen Mac laptop for 2025

The move, if it were to happen, would mark a significant reversal for Apple, which has said for years that touchscreen laptops are ergonomically inferior. → Read More

Apple Maps is getting a big update. Here's what it looks like

The features announced on Wednesday are free and Apple isn't selling ad units in Maps. → Read More

Apple's App Store growth is slowing down

This year's disclosure suggests that Apple's App Store growth has plateaued. → Read More

California forces companies to show pay on job listings, revealing big tech salaries

A new law that went into effect this week requires most California employers to disclose salaries on job listings. → Read More

Apple hikes the price of iPhone battery replacements by $20

Out-of-warranty iPhone owners will soon have to spend more to replace their batteries at an Apple store, Apple said this week. → Read More

Apple's market cap falls under $2 trillion as sell-off continues

Apple first hit a $2 trillion valuation in August 2020, as the pandemic boosted its sales of computers to work or study from home. → Read More

Tech stocks got whacked in 2022 — but one server maker soared almost 90%, beating all its peers

In a tumultuous year for tech stocks, a relatively small Silicon Valley server company called Supermicro outperformed them all. → Read More

Semiconductor maker Micron announces 10% staff reduction, suspends bonuses

Micron said it would hit its reduction target through voluntary departures as well as layoffs. → Read More

Why Europe's efforts to open up the iPhone won't hurt Apple too much

When Apple CEO Tim Cook is asked about a thorny, controversial overseas issue, he usually says that Apple follows the law in every country where it operates. → Read More

Why you've been getting so much Gmail spam about Yeti coolers

This phishing campaign uses several sophisticated techniques, including IP filters, re-directs, personalized links, and other tricks. → Read More

Apple announces plans to encrypt iCloud backups

Apple announced on Wednesday that it plans to encrypt additional iCloud data on its servers, including full backups, photos, and notes. → Read More