NEW YORK — Behind Apple’s disconcerting news of weak iPhone sales lies a more sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can afford one already owns one and no breakthroughs are compelling them to upgrade as frequently as they once did. Some manufacturers have boosted prices to … Continue reading NEW YORK | With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone?
WASHINGTON — The Latest on a White House tech meeting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The White House is hosting what it calls a listening session to hear from tech leaders including the CEOs of Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm. The Thursday lunch meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in artificial intelligence, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House hosts tech execs Thursday
WASHINGTON — Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump’s administration and the tech industry. The White House says the Thursday meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in innovation and how that will affect jobs and the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Tech execs to gather at White House on Thursday
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Qualcomm next week during a White House roundtable that could touch upon some the sticking points in the increasingly prickly relationship between his administration and the technology industry. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump to meet with several tech CEOs amid rising tensions
SEATTLE/February 12, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Seattle’s booming tech industry has brought a massive influx of new residents with big wallets to the city. But an ensuing housing crunch has led to skyrocketing rents and home prices that have strained middle- and working-class families and deepened the city’s crisis of homelessness. To keep construction humming and help … Continue reading NIMBY vs. YIMBY: Housing battle brews in booming Seattle