Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) retail stores have witnessed huge growth over the last decade and now Ron Johnson, Senior VP of Retail Operations who helped Apple gain this success will be leaving the company to join J.C Penney as CEO. With 300 retail stores around the world Apple has been successful in creating a strong brand presence and creating a unique … Read More
A new report though claims Apple spends even more on its iTunes service than we could every have imagined – a whopping $1.3 billion EACH YEAR!
Just days after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced Newsstand as a part of iOS 5, the company is now pulling the plug on parts of their old subscription rules after complaints from publishers. Apple’s controversial in app subscription policy forced publishers to provide better deals or in-app services at the “same price or less than it is offered outside the app,” … Read More
Earlier this year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming patent and trademark infringement and that the “user interface and innovative style” was used by Samsung in its Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets. Earlier today Courthouse News Service reported that a federal judge has tipped the lawsuit in the favor of AAPL and has given Samsung 30 … Read More
Today, Patently Apple reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) filed a patent application back in November of 2009 of what seems to be the sixth generation iPod Nano that was introduced last September. However, it’s interesting to see that the patent shows what appears to be a section under Settings for a camera as well as situation aware backgrounds. The patent … Read More
Apple’s huge successes with the iPad and iPhone have seen the company overtake Google as the top brand in a list of the top 100 in the world, according to the BrandZ 2011 rankings.
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 of an effort to slow a recent slump in their … Read More
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 shifted. The general consensus is that Apple Inc. will have … Read More
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 Nasdaq’s own site quite succinctly: Nasdaq decided to enact a … Read More
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 express my love for Japan and the Japanese people. I … Read More
Samsung and Apple have been pretty tight for the last few years. And Apple are as of today still Samsung’s largest customer for manufacturing of a number of components for their iOS devices. Samsung are even rumoured to be building extra chip fabrication plants specifically for Apple’s growing volume requirements for mobile silicon. In the past Samsung and Apple even … Read More
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has both published, and clarified its Subscription system which is linked to the iTunes AppStore; for products like digital magazines and newspapers. It was introduced with News Corp’s “The Daily”, and has now been rolled out to all publishers. In essence the new rules simply clarify what we all thought the deal was. AAPL considers that any customer … Read More
We’ve reported before on the unique relationship that Samsung and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share. On the one hand they are both involved in several critically important markets in the tech sector, where they are in direct, and sometimes fierce, competition. Samsung’s Tablet offerings to date are the closest that anyone has come to a rival to Apple’s iPad. And their phones … Read More
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has hit another all time high today, and as of writing this piece is sitting at just over $350 per share. That is a quite meteoric rise in share value from a little over $100 a few short years ago. It is worth noting that ARM (the UK company that is behind the CPUs in virtually all … Read More