Apple spends more than $30 million on Amazon’s cloud every month

Apple spends more than $30 million on Amazon’s cloud every month

As Apple and Amazon compete for a greater share of consumer dollars and attention, they also have a particularly intimate business relationship: Apple is spending more than $30 million a month on Amazon's cloud, according to people familiar with the arrangement, according to Jordan Novet, technology reporter for  CNBC.

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Some things to note if Apple, Goldman Sachs team up for a credit card

Some things to note if Apple, Goldman Sachs team up for a credit card

It’s expected that David Solomon, Goldman Sachs’s chief executive officer will be on hand at Apple’s “It’s Show Time” event today, lending credence to the rumors that the tech giant and the investment bank will team up for an Apple-branded credit card. Jim Miller, vice president of the Banking and Credit Card Practice at J.D. Power, says this is interesting because of several reasons:.

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An Apple tax? I’ll gladly pay it

An Apple tax? I’ll gladly pay it

When reading about Apple products you often come across the term “Apple Tax.” It refers to the premium Apple users pay for the products. This premium is simply not an imaginary addition to the cost of the product, but provides real, tangible benefits. More than once this year, I’ve been reminded how much the premium for Apple products is worth it.

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