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Apple's new iPad constrained by Retina display supply, 'sound labor practices'

04/11/2012, 08:04 am

Demand for Apple's new iPad remains strong, but production of the device has reportedly been limited by supply of Retina displays, as well as a new focus on employees at Foxconn that has resulted in worker hours being cut.


iPad growth accelerates to 156%, tablet sales to 'measurably' exceed PCs

03/20/2012, 08:03 am

The launch of the new iPad shows sales of Apple's tablet are ramping at an accelerated rate of 156 percent year over year, putting them in a position to become "measurably larger" than the PC market as a whole.


'Significant' iPad update expected to drive sales of 55 million in 2012

02/29/2012, 08:02 am

Apple's anticipated third-generation iPad is expected to be a "significant" hardware update with a Retina Display, Siri voice recognition and 4G LTE connectivity -- all features that will help drive sales of 55 million units in 2012, according to a new report.


2%-3% dividend suggested as best use of Apple's $100B in cash

02/10/2012, 09:02 am

The best use of Apple's nearly $100 billion in cash and investments would be to issue shareholders a dividend yield of between 2 percent and 3 percent, a new analysis argues.


Wowed Wall Street watchers raise forecasts after Apple's 'perfect' $46B quarter

01/25/2012, 09:01 am

Analysts on Wall Street were blown away by Apple's blistering holiday 2011 quarter, and promptly revised their estimates even higher following the news.


Apple wants to offer television subscribers customized channel lineups

12/28/2011, 08:12 am

Apple's anticipated full-fledged television set could offer Internet-based content subscriptions with customized channel lineups, if the company has its way.


Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'

12/07/2011, 08:12 am

Indications from Apple's supply chain suggest that iPhone and Mac sales are picking up strength ahead of Christmas, while the iPad remains on pace for a record setting quarter, albeit with softer sales than expected.


Steve Jobs was 'excited' about an Apple HDTV, but content deals are needed

10/25/2011, 09:10 am

Though Steve Jobs said he "cracked" the secret to building an easy-to-use television set, a true Apple HDTV reportedly remains held up by content providers, who are reluctant to allow Apple to offer subscription-based plans to customers.


Wall Street: Spirit & vision of Steve Jobs will live on at Apple

10/06/2011, 03:10 pm

Steve Jobs changed the world with his ideas, and those same principles make up the backbone of Apple, which is why Wall Street watchers believe the company will continue to innovate and succeed even after the passing of its iconic co-founder.


Talk of two new iPhone models continues to cool off ahead of Apple event

09/28/2011, 04:09 pm

Murmurs from Apple's overseas supply chain, combined with potential hints in the invitation to next week's iPhone event, have dampened speculation that Apple will introduce two new iPhone models next week.


Apple's iPad 2 build plans still 'well above expectations'

09/27/2011, 08:09 am

Despite concern this week that Apple could be cutting production of the iPad 2, one analyst has said that Apple's build plans for its touchscreen tablets remain ahead of investor expectations.


Apple seen doubling or even tripling market share of iPhone & Mac

08/10/2011, 10:08 am

Apple's growth has been called the "ultimate platform adoption story" in a new analysis, which sees the potential for Mac and iPhone market shares to double or even triple in the next few years.


Apple's fifth-gen iPhone could be 'bigger upgrade than expected'

08/02/2011, 08:08 am

Sources in Apple's overseas supply chain have reportedly indicated that the company's forthcoming fifth-generation iPhone could be a more significant upgrade than previous rumors have suggested, sporting a larger display and thinner design.


Apple expected to post strong $24B+ quarter in face of 'heightened expectations'

07/15/2011, 01:07 pm

Even though Apple faces some lofty expectations from Wall Street heading into next week's quarterly earnings report, one analyst is "confident" in the company's ability to surprise on the upside.


Apple profits to benefit as memory, display pricing improves

07/06/2011, 08:07 am

Pricing for memory, NAND flash memory and displays in Apple's overseas component supply chain is said to be improving, positioning to place the company in a favorable and more profitable position in the coming months.


Launch of Apple's iCloud predicted to cause 'collateral damage' on RIM

06/03/2011, 10:06 am

The anticipated ability of Apple's iCloud network to take some processing and traffic burdens from wireless carriers' networks has been predicted by one analyst to cause "collateral damage" for rival handset maker Research in Motion.


iCloud preannouncement leads Wall Street to expect big things from Apple at WWDC

06/01/2011, 08:06 am

After Apple tipped its hand on Tuesday and revealed it will unveil its new iCloud service next week, Wall Street analysts believe the company has set the stage for a strong software-focused Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.


iPad 2 constraints 'significantly improved' as Apple's supply woes ease

05/20/2011, 08:05 am

iPad 2 production restraints that affected Apple last quarter are said to have "significantly improved," allowing for improved availability of the in-demand tablet.


Apple to begin production of Thunderbolt MacBook Airs next month

04/22/2011, 11:04 am

Apple next month will reportedly begin manufacturing the first updates to its rejuvenated MacBook Air line as the company looks to maintain the impressive sales momentum generated by the ultra-thin notebooks and limit the market opportunity for would-be competitors hoping to wedge their foot in the door.


Apple's 'stunning' first quarter exceeds Wall Street's lofty expectations

01/19/2011, 09:01 am

Apple's earnings for the first quarter of 2011 crushed analyst expectations on Wall Street, who heaped praise on the company for beating estimates by $2 billion.