• Brainstorm Health: Hurricane Florence, The Apple Watch Debate, Rivals Hit Roche

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Good afternoon, readers. This is Sy.
    Hurricane season is upon us again, as the sobering flurry of news about Hurricane Florence and the ensuing evacuations in the Carolinas reminds us. As of 3 PM EST Thursday, the National Weather Service warns that “life-threatening storm surge and rainfall” is expected as “winds and rough surf continue to increase along the outer banks and coastal southeastern North Carolina.” If you're anywhere near the affected regions or have loved ones in the deadly Category 2 storm's path, make sure to keep track of what government and other storm trackers are...
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  • Apple has killed off the most premium version of the Apple Watch, which originally cost $10,000 and came in an 18-karat gold case

    Apple has killed off the most premium version of the Apple Watch, which originally cost $10,000 and came in an 18-karat gold case

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Apple has apparently discontinued the high-end Watch Edition model of the Apple Watch.
    The Watch Edition version is no longer listed on Apple's website, and the company didn't mention it at its big press event on Wednesday.
    The Watch Edition originally came in gold; the most recent version had a ceramic case.
    Apple also discontinued four phones and dropped mention of an expected wireless charging device from its website.
    Apple, it seems, is quietly backing away from the luxury watch market.
    The company appears to have dropped its premium-priced Watch Edition Apple Watch. That handful of a...
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