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Apple shifting its guidance to stop being blamed for "missing" analyst expectations

01/25/2013, 08:01 pm

This week, Apple announced plans to change the way it outlines guidance, an effort apparently intended to thwart excessively enthusiastic analyst expectations that have resulted in a series of "misses" ultimately blamed upon the company itself.

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iPad mini shipment times improve to 3-5 days from Online Apple Store

01/25/2013, 06:01 pm

Despite severe constraints throughout the holiday quarter, supply of Apple's iPad mini is finally catching up with demand as the Online Apple Store is now quoting ship-by dates of 3-5 business days.

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Apple's record profits contrasted with Amazon's hopes to turn a profit

01/24/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple's profits for fiscal 2012 reached above $40 billion, making it the only tech company to ever reach that benchmark. In fact, it's a feat only ever matched by oil giant Exxon Mobil.

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Apple to spend $10 billion on innovation, expansion in 2013

01/24/2013, 04:01 pm

This year, Apple will spend $10 billion investing in its future. That's a huge increase over last year, and it obliterates the popular notion that the company is drifting off into a highly competitive market with no real plans for innovating in the future.

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Boston Globe school program switches from paper to Apple's iPad

01/23/2013, 10:01 am

The Boston Globe announced this week that its Newspaper In Education program will provide Apple iPads with digital subscriptions to the publication in Massachusetts public schools.

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Smithsonian zoo introduces iPads to orangutans with 'App for Apes' project

01/22/2013, 05:01 pm

The Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C., is utilizing Apple's iPad as a new interactive enrichment tool aimed at cognitive development for the zoo's simians.

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Microsoft launching Surface Pro, expanding Surface RT lineup on Feb. 9

01/22/2013, 04:01 pm

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it will expand its Surface tablet lineup next month with the new "Pro" model running Windows 8, as well as a new "RT" version with 64 gigabytes of storage.

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Samsung to take on Apple's iPad mini with 8-inch Galaxy Note

01/21/2013, 03:01 pm

Samsung next month will roll out a new entry in its Galaxy Note series aimed at taking on industry rival Apple's iPad mini in the mid-size tablet segment.

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Apple looks to trademark iPad likeness in China

01/20/2013, 12:01 am

Apple on Friday submitted documents detailing two iPad designs to China's Patent and Trademark Office in hopes of securing a trademark on the signature look of its best-selling tablet.

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Apple kicks off sales of cellular-enabled iPad mini in China

01/18/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple on Friday started sales of its iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular in China, keeping to the company's planned rollout in the country announced earlier this week.

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Sharp cuts production of 9.7" iPad screens, demand may be shifting to Apple's iPad mini

01/18/2013, 08:01 am

Sharp is said to have "nearly halted" production of 9.7-inch panels for Apple's full-size iPad a change made as sales are predicted to shift to the 7.9-inch iPad mini.

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TSMC forecasts near 100% share of 28nm chip market in 2013, may signal massive Apple orders

01/18/2013, 12:01 am

Chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Morris Chang said on Friday that he expects his company to be responsible for almost all chips built on the 28nm process in 2013, prompting analysts to suggest that the company may have struck a deal with Apple to build the next-generation of A-series SoCs.

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Apple's Newsstand to get exclusive early access to Hearst publications

01/17/2013, 05:01 pm

In a new deal with Hearst that went active on Thursday, Apple is offering iPad versions of the publisher's catalog days before they release on other platforms, including print editions.

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Google's Nexus 7 outsells Apple's iPad in Japan over holidays

01/17/2013, 12:01 am

Sales of the ASUS-made Nexus 7 beat out Apple's entire tablet lineup in Japan in December, displacing the dominant iPad from the number one spot for the first time since its launch in 2010, says one market research firm.

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Dutch court says Samsung's rounded corners don't infringe Apple design

01/16/2013, 01:01 pm

A Dutch court handed Apple its fourth patent defeat in a year on Wednesday, finding that the rounded corners of Samsung's Galaxy Tab products do not infringe on Apple's registered design features.

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Apple's next 9.7" iPad to be 'significantly lighter and slimmer'

01/16/2013, 08:01 am

Apple's full-size iPad is set to shed some excess, with a thinner and lighter fifth-generation redesign expected to arrive this year.

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China to get cellular-enabled 4th-gen iPad and iPad mini available this week

01/14/2013, 09:01 pm

Apple on Monday announced it will be starting sales of Wi-Fi and cellular versions of the fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini in China this Friday.

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Samsung nixes plans for Windows RT tablets in US, citing 'modest' demand

01/12/2013, 01:01 pm

Samsung no longer plans to launch a tablet in the U.S. running Microsoft's Windows RT platform due to a number of factors, including consumer confusion and slow sales.

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Rumor: Fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini to debut in March

01/11/2013, 10:01 am

Apple's iPad lineup is now on a twice-a-year refresh cycle, according to a new rumor, which pegs both the full-size iPad and iPad mini as due for updates in March.

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Tablets predicted to surpass notebook PC shipments this year

01/09/2013, 08:01 am

Shipments of tablets, led by Apple's iPad, have grown at such an unprecedented pace that they are now projected to outpace traditional notebook PCs worldwide this year.

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