Tag Archives: Passes

AT&T passes Verizon for top place in customer satisfaction

This news just seems strange to me, especially being a Verizon customer. AT&T, according to J.D. Power and Associates, has passed Verizon to take the top spot in customer satisfaction among wireless companies. AT&T scored a total of 795 out of 1,000 in J.D. Power’s ranking system, while Verizon was a mere 5 behind at 790. The part that confuses me…

Exxon (briefly) passes Apple as world’s most valuable company

Earlier today, Apple gave up its number one spot on the list of the world’s most powerful company to Exxon. This happened due to the Cupertino giant’s decrease in share prices this week, allowing Exxon’s market capitalization to surpass Apple’s. According to Larry Dignan from ZDNet: “The news isn’t that surprising. Not that Apple is bad or…

Apple passes LG to take 2nd in comScore’s top mobile device makers

As it usually does, comScore has just released its most recent “Top Mobile OEMs” list. Samsung is still number one, growing my 0.7%, while Apple jumped LG to move into second place with an increase of 1.5%. The 3rd, 4th, and 5th place each lost market share, with LG losing the most at -0.8%. This gain in market share is most likely a direct result of…

Starbucks landing on Passbook by month’s end

If, like me, you’ve despaired at the lack of useful passes within Apple’s new Passbook feature in iOS 6, you could be in luck. Starbucks has announced (via twitter) that its own Passbook enabled app is set to debut at the end of this month. In short: expect it in the next week. This comes as welcome news to those of us in the UK who’ve only been given…