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Apple "Somehow Survived" Without Tesla, BBG Op-Ed Lampoons

Not only was it hilarious seeing Elon Musk, in all his hubris, thinking he was taking a shot at Apple this past week when he revealed that Tim Cook wouldn’t give him the time of day, but even more delightful has been the backlash. In addition to Musk being ridiculed on social media, major op-eds in…

Apple Gets Into the Self-Driving Cars Business. But Will They Be Safe?

By B.N. Frank Autonomous Vehicles (AV) sound really cool if you are completely oblivious to all the expert warnings that they are NOT safe (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).  This includes their vulnerability to being hacked by lasers. Current AV owners also continue to report panic inducing issues – accidents, near-accidents, and other foibles…

Apple Car Spoils Tesla's Big Day

Submitted by Market Crumbs, Tesla’s long-awaited first day of trading as a member of the S&P 500 started out with a tweet from co-founder and CEO Elon Musk congratulating those who helped the company get to this point. “Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make Tesla successful,” Musk tweeted. “My heart goes out…

Apple Co-founder’s New Venture Includes Problematic and Privacy Invasive Smart Meters Which Never Saved Meaningful Amounts of Energy

By B.N. Frank People worldwide DO NOT WANT utility “Smart” Meters – electric, gas, and water. Tens of millions have been installed and millions more are planned despite all the problems they cause – fires, explosions, higher bills, malfunctioning and broken appliances, cybersecurity risks (see 1, 2), and more. These meters DO NOT save meaningful…

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Twitter Publish 37% Quarterly Increase; Operating Profits Almost Double Last Year’s

By B.N. Frank COVID-19 has been devastating on countless American businesses and workers. However, some companies and their owners seem to be doing better than ever. C’est la vie. From Telecoms: US internet giants make another FAAAT load of cash Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Twitter have all just published their quarterly numbers and, while…