Apple’s iAd Now Offering 70% Revenue Share to Developers

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Earlier this year, in February, Apple promised its iAd developers that they would increase their payouts later on in the year. This would give the developers who use the iAd service a 10% increase from the current 60% of total earnings. Apple’s decision to raise the payouts isn’t all that surprising, when considering that Apple currently pays its iOS app … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Products In 51% of US Households

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We all know how well Apple Inc. (AAPL) is doing in recent years. Enjoying unparalleled success in products such as the iPhone and iPad. The sentiment since I have been in the Technology business is that “Ya, Apple has cool items but everyone owns Microsoft, Apple is too expensive”. Perhaps people are putting more stock in the quality of AAPL … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPad Dominates Even the Big Boys of PC Sales

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As we all know, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has released its newest version of the much ballyhooed iPad, dubbed “The new iPad”. Why doesn’t AAPL give it some crazy sleek name to promote it? They don’t have to. The iPad is currently outselling HP in total PC Sales in units. Impressive? Yes, especially when you add to that list Dell, Lenovo … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch 15 inch MacBook Air in April?

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A recent report from ElectricPig claimed that according to a Mac accessory manufacturer Apple Inc. (AAPL) could release a new 15 inch Macbook Air as early as this April. And what is coming? If you take our source’s word for it, a 15-inch MacBook Air with ports on both sides, no optical drive and no ethernet cable. While our source … Read More

App Store Hits 25 Billion iPhone / iPad App Downloads

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Apple’s App Store was released to the public in 2008, and started off with only a handful of apps. The App Store has since grown to become one of the largest online services in the world, suppling millions of iOS users with fun and intuitive applications. On Friday, Apple’s App Store finally hit the 25 billion downloads mark, making it … Read More

Apple Claims It Created Over 514,000 Jobs for U.S. Workers

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On Friday, Apple published a new page on their website mentioning that the company created or supported over 500,000 U.S. jobs through its business. The exact number of jobs used by Apple was 514,000 jobs, which they divided into two groups: 304,000 jobs directly tied to Apple and its business partners and another 210,000 jobs that are part of the … Read More

Samsung’s 3G Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Tossed in German Court

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Earlier today a German court ordered two patent rulings which involved Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung. In Mannheim Regional Court Judge Andreas Voss tossed the third lawsuit in a row in which Samsung claimed that AAPL infringed on 3G/UTMS patent. Samsung has already announced that it will appeal the dismissal of its case. In addition to the ruling in Apple’s favor … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Market Capitalization Crosses Half-Trillion Dollars

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) stock earlier today surpassed the $500 billion mark in market capitalization. This major milestone for AAPL came in after-hours trading yesterday and now has passed it in regular trading as the day opened for trading. The stock price of the Cupertino, Calif. based company has already seen 13% increase with 50-point gain during the first month of … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Highlights ‘iCloud’ in New TV Ad

iCloud Harmony TV AD

Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently launched a new TV ad called “Harmony” which in 30 seconds highlights iCloud service for iOS and OS X. AAPL has been posting a series of iPhone 4S ads which show the all-new voice assistant Siri and the much improved camera and now with the latest ad the focus has turned to iCloud. iCloud automatically stores … Read More

Exclusive Ringtones from The Beatles Now Available from iTunes Store

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Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs adored The Beatles and considered them to be an important part of music history, revolutionizing music as we know it. Apple and The Beatles have had a long history, with The Beatles using the Apple name for many aspects of their business. Eventually, the two sides came into settlement, which led up to a 2007 … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Grants ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Access to Foxconn Factories

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In an unprecedented move by Apple Inc. (AAPL), the company has allowed ABC’s ‘Nightline’ to access and report on Foxconn factories in China. Apple in recent times has come under the spotlight due to allegations of forced over time, under age labour and explosions in its supply chain factories. AAPL has always as a company policy never commented on future … Read More

Apple’s iPhone / iPad App Store About to Hit 25 billion Downloads

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Apple has posted a new page on their website, counting down to a total of 25 billion App Store downloads since its introduction in 2008 with iOS 2. The user who downloads the 25 billionth app or who submits an entry form during that time will win a $10,000 Apple Gift Card which can be applied to any of Apple’s … Read More

Google’s Wireless Home Entertainment System to Compete with Apple Inc. (AAPL)?

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Google is developing a new wireless home entertainment system, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal which could compete with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The report, published on Thursday suggests that the new platform would be marketed under Google’s brand and will be based off their Android operating system, which also runs mobile phones, and parts of Chrome OS. The … Read More