Apple to Charge Annual Fee for Cloud-Based Music Locker

Recent reports have speculated that Apple’s upcoming cloud-based music service is nearing completion as the company signs off its final deals with four major record labels. When the service does launch, however, it won’t be free of charge. According to music industry insiders speaking to CNET, while there may be an … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Pre-Releases Q2 2011 Earnings Figures?

In documents filed in a lawsuit against Samsung by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), dated April the 15th, AAPL seems to have let slip its iPhone and iPad sales figures for this quarter; quite possibly by accident. But then again, Apple doesn’t do much without a plan, so it may be part … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Sell 20 Million iPhones in Q1 2011?

This week, on Thursday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to release its first calendar quarter 2011 financial results, and the pundits and industry analysts are already making their guesses (educated and otherwise) as to just how many iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPods and Mac units the tech giant will have … Read the Full Story →

Nasdaq set to rebalance it’s benchmark 100 Index – Slash Apple (APPL)

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Periodically the Nasdaq-100 index, which is run by the Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, will be rebalanced to reflect a share weighting based on the market capitalisation of core (non-financial industry) companies listed there. Which, after all, is how that index is supposed to be configured. This is outlined on the … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s MobileMe To Get New Music Locker, $20/Year Price Tag?

It’s long been rumored, but TheMusicVoid is claiming that Apple is once again trying to push MobileMe into the music world, with a new ‘Locker’ feature being its crowning glory. It’s believed Apple is pressuring music labels into agreeing to allow users to store their own music on Apple’s servers, … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Component Shortages May Affect iPad 2 and iPhone Supply

Industry analysts are theorising that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) may experience component shortages for its iPhone, iPod touch and iPad product lines in coming months, as a direct consequence of the distressing Earthquake and Tsunami that has caused so much heartbreak in Japan in recent days. Let me just take a moment to … Read the Full Story →