Set strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom

Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new Cornell University research. When apple trees blossom, the sheer abundance of flowers attracts most of the pollinators, which not only leaves fewer bees for other nearby crops such as strawberries, but also lowers their yields. But […]

Price of privacy will be unlocked at Apple, FBI hearing

Apple lawyers and the FBI will make their cases on March 22 at a hearing before the U.S. District Court for the District of Central California. Fred Schneider, a Cornell University computer science professor who researches trustworthy computing and public policy, says the real issue is whether Americans want to regulate against building devices that […]

Apple Pay likely to take small bite out of Chinese market

Apple is expanding its mobile wallet, Apple Pay, to the Chinese market. In doing so, Apple is partnering with UnionPay, one of China’s top state-owned lenders. Murillo Campello, a professor of management and finance at Johnson at Cornell University and an expert on Apple Inc., says branching out into new activities might be positive for […]

In Apple vs. FBI case, data protection is a matter of self-defense

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the U.S. government is attempting to force Apple to create a version of the iPhone operating system that would bypass the phone’s security features. Apple has refused, citing the importance of smartphones, the need for encryption, and the potential for setting a dangerous precedent. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has […]

Tech earnings: Cornell expert on Yahoo, Alphabet, Apple

It is time for quarterly earnings for three of the most profitable tech companies in the world – Yahoo, Alphabet and Apple. While Alphabet has already topped Apple as the world’s most valuable company, Yahoo faces struggles with its core business and management. Aija Leiponen, associate professor at Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics […]

Apple has the cash, but may not have the drive for auto industry

Apple CEO Tim Cook alluded to the company’s future in the electric vehicle market at a Wall Street Journal tech conference this week, saying there will be “massive change” in that industry. Art Wheaton, automotive expert and senior extension associate with Cornell University’s ILR School says Apple has the financial resources to be successful, but […]

Supporting pollinators – Don’t forget about wild bees

Bryan Danforth, professor in Cornell’s Department of Entomology studies the role of wild (native) bees in crop pollination, remind people that while the federal government’s interest in reversing the decline in honey bees is a step in the right direction, they shouldn’t forget the native wild pollinators who also provide important pollination services for agricultural […]

For investors, Apple faces high scrutiny over low-cost iPhone launch

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 6, 2013  For investors, Apple faces high scrutiny over low-cost iPhone launch Murillo Campello is a professor of management and of finance at Johnson at Cornell University, and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was recently named by Thomson Reuters as one of the […]

iPhone 5C could “re-set” game for Apple, says product market economist

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE PLEASE NOTE: Management and Finance Professor Murillo Campello is available this afternoon for interviews on the significance of the iPhone 5C to Apple’s financial future. Below are comments he made on that topic leading up to today’s announcement. iPhone 5C could “re-set” game for Apple, says product market economist Murillo […]

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to taste SnapDragon and RubyFrost

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE  FOR RELEASE:  Aug. 1, 2013 John Carberry office: 607-255-5353 cell: 607-227-0767 Media note: Photos of the apples, their new logos, as well as additional background information can be found at Additional images from the event will be uploaded later today.  Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to taste SnapDragon and […]