Apple Inc. Most Valuable Brand in the World

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Apple Inc. has been steadily building its customer base. In 2007 it entered the smartphone business that introduced the company to many more users than its Mac and iPod business. The company has released hit products year after year breaking all its previous sales records. The brand loyalty and recognition that Apple enjoys is second to none and now Interbrand … Read More

iPhone Sales Figures Set New Record High at 9 Million

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iPhone sales figures for the first weekend since the device went on sale on September 20th have been announced by Apple. This year the company set a new record high of 9 million sold units, these include both, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s models. This isn’t the first time Apple has broken its own previous high. With every new release … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Beijing iPhone Media Event Suggests Deal with China Mobile

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on Wednesday issued invites for a media event in Beijing scheduled to be held on September 11. AAPL is holding another event in Cupertino, Calif. on September 10 where Apple Inc. could announce the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. This is the first time Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is holding the special iPhone event in China [Google … Read More

App Store Top App Charts Change As Apple Implements New Algorithm

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The App Store has been a huge success for Apple’s iOS devices. The availability of high quality apps and games on the App Store is responsible for a thriving ecosystem of iPhone and iPad apps. The exposure and profitability of having apps on Apple’s app store has attracted both, established and indie developers to offer unique apps and games. Having … Read More

Apple to Release Smart Watch Towards Late 2014?

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Apple is widely expected to be working on a smart watch that will interact with the iPhone via bluetooth. According to a report published by Financial Times, Apple is looking to hire employees “aggressively” to ensure that the project is on track for its release date towards late 2014. The smart watch popularly dubbed as “iWatch” is Apple’s attempt to … Read More

Apple Will Appeal eBook Pricing Case Judgement

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Apple recently lost the eBook pricing case as the district judge ruled in the favor of the US by concluding that Apple conspired with the major book publishers to raise the price of eBooks. The history of the case goes back to the year 2010 and coincides with the introduction of the iPad. In 2010 Apple introduced the iPad, revolutionising … Read More

Apple Celebrates 5 Years of the App Store With Free Apps and Games

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Apple’s App Store will turn 5 year old on Wednesday, July 10 and to celebrate the success of the digital store the company has partnered with app and game developers to give 5 games and 5 apps for free. The iPhone was introduced in 2007 and a year later Apple unveiled the SDK for developers to build native apps for … Read More

WWDC 2013 iOS 7 Live Keynote Event Video Stream Available

WWDC iOS 7 Live Keynote Event Video Stream

Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote event will go live today at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, will kick off the event with a keynote presentation at 10 AM Pacific Time. At this years Worldwide Developers Conference Apple will unveil iOS 7 and the next major release for OS X. A live video stream of the … Read More

New Report Confirms iRadio Launch at WWDC 2013 Keynote Event and iOS 7 Design

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Apple will unveil the new music streaming service rumored to be called iRadio at WWDC 2013 keynote event according to a new report published by The Wall Street Journal. Apple has been long rumoured to enter the music streaming business, since they acquired an online music company, LaLa in 2010.  iRadio is expected to be a free to use service … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Infringed on Samsung Patent ITC Rules

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung have been fighting the legal battle of patents in the courts in many countries. AAPL won a significant lawsuit against Samsung last year where the court awarded $1 Billion to Apple after finding that Samsung products infringed Apple’s patents. On Wednesday the U.S International Trace Commission reached a decision {PDF} on Samsung Patent No, 7,706,384 described … Read More

Apple Products Coming to US Cellular This Year

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Apple products will be coming to US Cellular later this year, as the carrier announced its future plans during its quarterly earnings release. Apple has been steady attempts to bring its product line up to as many carriers as possible to increase the adoption and availability of iOS devices. We have a number of strategies in progress to increase loyalty … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Saves $9.2 Billion In Taxes By Raising Corporate Debt

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to spend $100 billion in share buy-backs in the next few years. AAPL recently sold $17 billion’s worth of corporate bonds in order to fund its buy-back plan. During FY 13 second quarter earnings call Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced that it has a cash balance of $145 billion where two-thirds of this money is in overseas subsidies. … Read More

Apple’s App Store about to hit 50 billion downloads

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Apple’s App Store is about to hit yet another milestone as the company has updated its website with a countdown to 50 billion downloads. Apple will also be giving away US$ 10,000 App Store Gift Card to the user who downloads the 50 billionth app. The next 50 users who download apps from the App Store could win $500 App … Read More

Apple to Launch “More Affordable” iPad Mini at $199 – $249?

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According to a new report Apple is expected to launch lower priced iPad mini this year that could hit the market at $199 – $249 price points. With Android gaining market share in the smartphone and tablet market many analysts believe that the Cupertino, Calif., based company should address the low priced market segment. We’ve reported on rumors about Apple … Read More