Posts by Jeff Macke

  • Apple hit by iOS snafu, GameStop ups hiring, Hewlett facing Canada ban

    Jeff Macke at Yahoo Finance4 days ago

    Apple (AAPL) shares are bending 3% lower after the company issued an iOS 8 update that turned some iPhones into awkwardly large bricks. Apple has issued a fix but that hasn't stopped the break-my-iPhone meme from spreading. The most common variant of the trend is trying to fold iPhones in half on Youtube. As it turns out, rigid plastic under stress cracks. Do you people have any idea how many little kids suffered to make these phones? Stop breaking your new toys, people.

    Speaking of toys Gamestop (GME) is down in a weak tape. The company announced that it will be hiring 25,000 temps for the coming Christmas season. The company says it's increasing hires but nearly fifty percent in anticipation of demand for Next-Gen console games. At the very least the new hires will make the malls seem less abandoned. Gamestop shares are down about twelve percent so far in 2014.

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