Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Best Sales Quarter Ever

After a brief panic related to the concerning news about Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, which we reported on a couple of days ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) bounced back with its best ever sales report in the company’s history. And the small dip in its share price seems to have reversed almost completely today. Analysts are now confirming that a $450 target … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Discuss Q1 – 2011 Financial Results Today

Hot on the heels of yesterdays distressing news about Steve Jobs and his renewed need for medical leave, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are set to announce record Q1 – 2011 financial results during a live conference call webcast at 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET today. With Steve Jobs at the helm Apple has returned from almost certain bankruptcy to become the second largest company in the … Read More

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Steve Jobs Announces Medical Leave Once More (AAPL)

In an internal memo to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) employees Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he has taken medical leave again to focus on his health. Here is his full statement to Apple Inc. employees : At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) grabs close to 10% of the US PC market

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is already the biggest retailer of premium PCs in the US, but where it has traditionally been behind other manufacturers is in the budget end of the market. And that is not surprising as very few Apple (AAPL) desktop products come in at $1000 or less. Because of this Apple’s market share when taken as an overall percentage … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Holiday Sales Stronger than Expected

AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at yet another all time high this evening (over $330 a share) as investors are now also looking to invest in key companies in Apple’s supply chain as well as the tech giant itself. Holiday sales for the company seem to have been even better than expected as well. Which is a tall order when expectations were already … Read More

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Imagination, Apple’s (AAPL) Mobile GPU Partner, Buys Ray Tracing Company

Imagination Technologies is a small British based company that makes the PowerVR silicon for Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. Their GPUs also show up in many other flavours of hardware. Between ARM and Imagination a good chunk of the mobile Systems on a Chip (SOCs) in todays devices are sourced. Apple (AAPL) holds a small share in the … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Lawyers-up for Nokia ITC hearing

We’ve reported a few times earlier this year about the various lawsuits going on between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Nokia, HTC, Palm and Microsoft. Some are ongoing, and others have been settled privately in back scratching deals where two or more companies have agreed to pay reciprocal licensing fees to each other for conflicting smartphone patents. Interestingly, one name that is conspicuously … Read More

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Analysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

AAPL is on the upward move again it is currently nudging gently at the $310 per share barrier. And it’s probably off the back of very positive predictions from market analysts Wedge Partners, who have had mixed results with predictions in the past. If these predictions come true then Apple’s sales will increase 100 percent year over year in 2011 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAnalysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

Apple (AAPL) passes RIM to become Fourth-Largest Mobile Phone Vendor

Apple’s (AAPL) bumper iPhone sales have propelled the computer giant to fourth spot in a list of the world’s largest mobile phone sellers in quarter 3 of 2010 according to a new report from IDC. With just Nokia, Samsung and LG further up the rankings, Apple has now ousted RIM from fourth place, with the Canadian business phone specialist slipping to … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Beats BlackBerry Shipments for Q3 with iPhone: 15.4m vs. 12.3m

According to a recent report by Strategy Analytics, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has overtaken RIM by a good 3.1 million when it comes to handset shipments in the third quarter of 2010. Apple’s hugely popular iPhone has hit a whopping 15.4 million shipments, whereas RIM’s fighting BlackBerry has hit 12.3 million. This is the first time Apple (AAPL) have ever outdone the … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Reports Highest Revenue and Earnings Ever [Q4 Results]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday reported the best Q4 results ever. They reported a record revenue of more than $20 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion. The Company sold 14.1 million iPhones, 4.19 million iPads and 9.05 million iPods. The iPhone represented 91 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter while the iPods saw 11 percent unit decline. Steve Jobs made … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Q4 Financial Results Today. What to Expect?

AAPL Q4 2010 Results

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will present its 2010 4th Quarter (Q4) results today at 2pm Pacific Time, and 5pm Eastern Time. The big question in the mind of many people is, will Apple beat a $20 Billion Quarter? What we pretty much know already is that iPad sales will come in at around 5 Million units. And the iPhone will probably hit … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Purchased Facial Recognition Firm Polar Rose [Confirmed]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently paid close to $26 Million for Polar Rose, and when one considers their current direction with Facetime, mobile Financial Transactions and more complex mobile devices it is easy to come up with any number of ways that this technology is attractive to Apple. Polar Rose are the company behind the facial recognition technology that was built into … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Pushing to Accelerate iPad Subscription Roll Out

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is pushing hard to bring Subscription Publishing to the iPad sooner rather than later. Whilst it is still possible that we may not see any regular subscriptions to newspapers until next year, some analysts are thinking that Apple would like to at least lay the groundwork for another stream of media revenue … Read More

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Android Market Share Threatening Apple (AAPL) iPhone Market Share?

Lets be clear before we examine this one again. We are not really comparing Apples to Oranges here (Sorry for the unintentional pun). Because iOS is installed on many more devices than the iPhone. So as Android’s market share approaches the iPhone’s market share we are comparing Android as in installed OS on many smartphones to physical Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones. That … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAndroid Market Share Threatening Apple (AAPL) iPhone Market Share?