* Our Goal: * Siri is now still in beta version so our most concern is to develop its response to the user voice commands and make it becomes an official version. * Successful in designing a new shape for the next version of iPhone. 3. * IPhone 4S has come to the market at 14th October and it has a lot of new improvement compared with the previous model, iPhone 4. Such as: A5 dual-core chip which is twice faster than the old one, 8.0 megapixel camera that can record a 1080p HD video and take incredible high quality photos for a mobile phone, iOS 5 with over 200 new features, ICloud which will sync data automatically through Wi-Fi to your other iOS devices or Mac and finally, the phone digital assistant - Siri.
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The company has spent a further $200,000 for a marketing study to determine the expected sales figures for the new smartphone. Conch republic can manufacture the new smartphone for $185 each in variable costs. Fixed costs for the operation are estimated to run $5.3 million per year. The estimated sales volume is 74,000, 95,000, 125,000, 105,000, and 80,000 per year for the next five years, respectively. The unit price of the new smartphone will be $480.
Its Instagram unit has more than 300 million users, while mobile messaging app WhatsApp, which it purchased for $19 billion in cash and stock in 2014, has 700 million users and is growing. (“Forbes Mag.”) Zuckerberg made two major life changes in May 2012. Facebook had its initial public offering, which raised $16 billion, making it the biggest internet IPO in history. How Zuckerberg's company will handle this influx of cash remains to be seen (Williams 56). But Zuckerberg may be looking at more acquisitions.
1) Taxpayer Limited paid $10,000 to purchase computer applications software (before apply HST) on January 31, 2013. Taxpayer Limited has a December 31 year-end. What is the maximum tax deduction that Taxpayer Limited can claim in respect of the above expenditure for its taxation year ended December 31, 2013, assuming that Taxpayer is registered to collect and remit HST? 2) CLASS 10.1 ABC Ltd. is a manufacturer with a December 31 year-end. On January 1, 2013, the undepreciated capital cost for Class 10.1 was $22,950.
This new “culture of technology” began around twenty years ago with e-mail and has progressed through the use of cell phones, high-speed networks, wireless platforms and iPods. These innovations caused a very rapid and profound change in the workplace. With the mobility allowed by wireless technology the global workers productivity increased by 42.7% during a five-year period between 2000-2005 (Gendreau, 2007). Telecommuting Telecommuting is defined as working from one’s home or some other remote location outside of the company office. Computing and communications technologies have changed the traditional workplace into a virtual workspace, where the idea of being able to work anytime and any place has become a reality.
SMiShing: Social Engineering Attack. Ever since the creation of the first hand-held mobile phone in 1973, market demands had forced the market of mobile phones to grew rapidly. Just in the twenty years from 1990 to 2011, worldwide mobile phone subscriptions grew from 12.4 million to over 5.6 billion, penetrating the developing economies leading to job creations and opportunities for competitive markets. The features of mobile phone are greatly improved and innovated from time to time; starting from bulky Motorola DynaTAC, which only function is to store numbers and make calls, to Samsung Galaxy Series smartphones that could do pretty much anything. Parallel to the development of mobile phones, various social engineering techniques are also developed to catch up with the technology.
In fact, it is now operated in more than 200 countries worldwide which is available any time of the day only if consumers have the app installed on their phone where they can easily access to the service and can track the driver’s location on the map. (Uber Official Website) According to Figure 1, Uber’s net revenue went up to $500 million in all of 2014, and $680 million in the first half of 2015. This was due to the effective promotions and the pricing strategies that the company focused on in order to attract the consumer’s attention. This suggests that the percentage of bookings taken by the promotions also rose, from 1.5% in the first quarter of 2015 to 2.4% in the second quarter. (“Uber's Financials Show Huge Growth, Even Bigger
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