These Are Our 3 Top Apple (AAPL) Stories So Far This Week That You Must Read - TheStreet

Because you are obsessed with Apple, here are our top three reads on the tech giant this week. You're welcome.

Here's to Make Money on Apple's iPhone 8, Maybe

By: Eric Jhonsa


As Apple Inc. (AAPL) - Get Reportsurged last week after beating estimates and issuing guidance that suggested fears of major iPhone 8 shipment delays were overblown, several historical iPhone/iPad suppliers naturally went along for the ride.

But those looking to invest in Apple suppliers ahead of the launch of the next flagship iPhone, and the upgrade "super-cycle" that it's expected to drive, should keep in mind that the iPhone 8 is expected to yield some big changes in how much chip content many suppliers provide.

In addition, it looks as if some new names will be added to Apple's supplier list, and that one or two historical suppliers will get shut out of the iPhone 8.

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About the Next Apple Watch

By: Chris Nolter

If Apple gives its smart watch a wireless connection, as has been reported, AT&T (T) - Get Report , Verizon (VZ) - Get Report , T-Mobile USA (TMUS) - Get Report and Sprint (S) - Get Report will get a shiny new toy through which to sell customers more data.

Giving the Apple Watch its own connection to 4G LTE networks would allow it to become more than the little brother to the iPhone, since the smartwatch currently has to piggy-back on a phone to connect to networks. Even if health monitoring and other apps take off, however, the Apple Watch has a lot of growing to do before it meaningfully impacts the wireless carriers' top line.

  • A 4G-Connected Apple Watch Makes Perfect Sense and Could Be Great for Intel

"Mobile operators will be extremely happy to see an expanded class of devices -- LTE-capable watches led by the Apple Watch -- able to be added to their unlimited or shared data plans," Rich Karpinski of 451 Research said in an email. "These are the types of devices perfect for today's data plans -- carriers will likely be able to book a few dollars per device (T-Mobile currently charges $10 per month for a wearable, though Apple might be able to cut a deal on behalf of its customers) with little to no actual impact on their networks since the amount of data sent to watches is likely to be small."

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Get Hired by Apple

By: Natalie Walters


A number of major tech companies, including Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Report and Intel (INTC) - Get Report have gone through major layoff rounds due to restructuring, but that doesn't speak for the whole sector.

The job sites for the big cap major tech companies, including Apple, Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report Facebook (FB) - Get Report , and Alphabet's (GOOGL) - Get Report Gooogle are overflowing with job opportunities in numerous departments, including legal, economics, customer service, and engineering. You can also find job openings for specific projects, such as Facebook's Instagram app or Apple's iPad or iPhone projects.

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