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Apple reportedly sent word to suppliers in December that it would be reducing parts orders for the recently released iPhone 5 on “weaker-than-expected” demand, with some orders being cut in half from original expectations. ?
Leap Motion on Thursday announced it not only raised $ 30 million in Series B funding, but also entered into a partnership with Asus, giving the manufacturer a major distribution channel once the company’s motion sensing controller is ready for market.
In an interview with Charlie Rose on Wednesday, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said Apple turned down an offer to incorporate the company’s radio technology in the Newton PDA, a move that would have created a proto-iPhone smart device.
With Apple’s iPhone 5 already off to a record setting start, market watchers have expressed greater confidence that Apple could sell as many as 10 million units before the current quarter ends on September 29.
After Samsung confirmed record earnings for the March quarter on Friday, a set of new analyses estimate that the company overtook Apple to become the world’s largest smartphone vendor while simultaneously passing long-time leader Nokia for the top spot among global mobile phone vendors.
Factory workers at a Foxconn plant in Jundiaí, Brazil are complaining of overcrowded buses, poor food and a lack of water and have threatened to strike unless the issues are resolved by May 3.
Apple received the green light on Tuesday to build a two-story, 21,468-square-foot cafeteria to be used exclusively by employees who work outside of the company’s main Cupertino campus.
Apple’s chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer noted in the company’s Q2 conference call that US K-12 education customers had purchased twice as many iPads as Macs, despite also setting a new record in Mac sales for the quarter.
Due to overwhelming worldwide demand, customers hoping to buy a new iPad may see longer than usual wait times in some markets as Apple fights to ramp up supply.
Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook doesn’t see success in Microsoft’s strategy to have Windows 8 power everything from notebooks to tablets to hybrid transforming devices, comparing their convergence to a refrigerator with toaster functions tacked on the side.
Apple overtook Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2011 to grab the top spot among global smartphone makers, earning 23.9 percent of the market with sales of 37 million iPhones, according to one set of estimates.
App publishers on Apple’s App Store typically see a significant first-day revenue jump of 52 percent for iPad apps and 41 percent for iPhone apps and and 19 percent and 22 percent overall, respectively, when they put their software on sale, according to a new analysis.
A new study indicates around half of all large companies with 1,000 employees or more are buying Macs, while over a fifth of all “information workers” are now using at least one Apple product to do their work.
A survey of Wall Street and independent analysts has found that all of them expect Apple to report record iPad sales when it releases its December quarter financial results on Jan. 24, though independent analysts have a 10 percent higher average than the Street’s consensus of 13.5 million units.
As noted in the previous two segments, Apple’s success with the MacBook Air and iPad have changed the course of Intel and its Ultrabook PC makers and Samsung and its mobility products. Here’s a look at how the rest of the industry has chased (or flirted with) Apple at this year’s CES.
The Fair Labor Association announced on Friday that Apple is now a participating member, making it the first technology company to earn that distinction.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed that it will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, Jan. 24, when it will reveal the results of the iPhone 4S launch and holiday shopping season.
The iPhone 4S is set to launch in China and 21 additional countries across the world on Friday, Jan. 13, as Apple continues the rapid international roll-out of its latest smartphone.
While portable computers get the most attention and sales, all-in-one PCs have quietly become a booming market, and Apple’s iMac accounts for nearly a third of all sales.