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Be honest with yourself: is your startup actually legit?

Is Silicon Valley currently in a bubble? Is the party over? Some very smart people are arguing yes. Others are saying no. But what’s clear is this: we’re at the peak of this ~10 year cycle, and every boom comes with a bust….

AdBlock’s mysterious buyer revealed: AdBlock Plus

EXCLUSIVE — AdBlock, one of the two popular ad-blocking extensions for Chrome and Safari, announced that it has been acquired yesterday. Users who have installed the extension previously got a pop-up yesterday announcing the acquisition — without any hint of the…

Continuing to offer the 16GB iPhone for sale is a brilliant move on Apple’s part

The screenshot above came from TechCrunch Editor-in-Chief Matthew Panzarino’s personal blog, Robot Tuxedo (unfortunately, the blog seems dead). In just a single sentence, Panzarino succinctly explained why Apple charges customers the price they do — in part to fatten their bottom line, in part to offset…

Looks Like Apple Is Putting All Of Its Eggs In One Basket…

If Apple ever to launches an iPhone that fails to live up to customers’ expectation, the company may be done for. While Apple, to its credit, has been trying to diversify its product offerings (with the car and Watch projects), it is…

Exclusive: Apple Set Its Sights On The DSLR Market With Next-Gen iPhones

BuzzFeed News has revealed that Apple will hold a special event the week of September 7th (with Wednesday the 9th being the likeliest date) to unveil its next-generation iPhones, presumably called the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. According to sources briefed on…

Apple Seems Awfully Confused About The Apple Watch’s Purpose…

Apple has spent millions, or even billions, of dollars developing and eventually producing the Apple Watch. But just don’t ask the company what the purpose of the Apple Watch is… because it doesn’t seem to know. Internally, the reason to…

Exclusive: Anti-Facebook Social Networking Site Ello Is In Deep Trouble

Ello, the ad-free social networking site, may not exist for much longer in its current form, The Michael Report has exclusively learned after talking to several people (including investors) familiar with Ello’s current situation and future plans. Launched with great fanfare in…

What China Means For The Gold Apple Watch, In One Word: Everything

Yesterday, we said not to focus too much on the gold Apple Watch (officially called the “Collection Edition”) the company is due to announce in a couple of hours for one main reason: you most probably can’t afford it. Instead, Apple wants…

This Is The Real Reason Why Apple Doesn’t Want You To Focus On The Gold Watch’s Pricing

This coming Monday, March the 9th, Apple is expected to reveal more information about the Apple Watch in their “Spring Forward” event. The Michael Report previously reported that Apple also plans to unveil the long-awaited Retina MacBook Air at the same event after talking…

EXCLUSIVE: Apple To Unveil The Long-Awaited Retina MacBook Air At Its “Spring Forward” Event

Last week, Apple sent out the invites for its “Spring Forward” event, slated to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on March 9th. Many are expecting Apple talk more about the Apple Watch. However,…