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Wang: Apple changes course in face of recent innovation struggles

When Apple reports earnings this week, it will once again find itself trying to demonstrate that it has a continued path for big growth. Many eyes will be on iPhone sales (with scrutiny on efforts in China), profit margins and any insights regarding Apple Watch. The market will question whether the iPhone 7 can help Apple break out of an innovation rut. But Apple may have already dropped the biggest hints regarding how it views its near-term innovation potential.

IDC: Worldwide smart watch market shipments drop 32% in Q2

IDC noted that the worldwide smart watch market has seen a decline in shipments year-on-year for the first time after total shipments fell by 32 per cent to 3.5 million in the second quarter of 2016.

IDC: Apple drives first-ever decline in smartwatch sales

The global smartwatch market plunged 32 percent in the first half of 2016, according to fresh data from IDC, marking the first decline in a space that continues to live up to a considerable amount of hype. And Apple is leading the way down.

Survey: Less than 10% of U.S. iPhone owners very likely to upgrade this year without a redesigned model

Only 9.3 percent of current iPhone owners are either "extremely likely" or "somewhat likely" to upgrade to a new iPhone this year if Apple doesn't redesign its smartphone, according to a new poll.

Wells Fargo lowers Apple estimates amid 'one of the lowest periods of investor sentiment'

Increased competition among U.S. carriers and an underrated supply chain for the iPhone might help Apple beat lowered expecations over the next several months, according to a new research note from Wells Fargo Securities. 

Rumors continue to indicate Apple Watch 2's September arrival

Rumors persist that a new version of the Apple smartwatch, the Apple Watch 2, could be released in September.   

PureLiFi moves closer to commercialization

PureLiFi, the Scottish startup led by "father of LiFi" Harald Haas, just announced the completion of a Series B financing round led by Temasek. The funding will support the development and commercialization of its proprietary LiFi technology that uses LED light to provide wireless communication.

Cue unclear about Apple's bundling plans going forward

After striking out last year in its attempt to build a streaming skinny bundle that would compete with the major pay-TV operators, Apple video chief Eddy Cue as asked by The Hollywood Reporter if his company might take another stab.

Users able to access latest iOS beta without developer account

Who says you need a developer account to install the latest iOS 10 beta? A YouTube user recently described how anyone can access iOS 10 beta 2 without a developer account.

Kantar: 'Apple versus Samsung is so over'

Samsung and Apple are the two dominant smartphone vendors on the planet, but they're facing increasingly stiff competition in international markets, according to fresh data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. In the U.S., though, both companies maintain loyal customer bases – for now, at least.