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Dropbox looking to raise over $648 million from IPO, partners with Salesforce

03/12/2018, 10:03 am

What Dropbox plans to do with the $648 million it will generate in the initial public offering isn't yet clear.


Apple stock price sets new post-split record closing at $179.98

03/09/2018, 04:03 pm

Apple's share price has closed at a new all-time high, ending the trading day at $179.98, exceeding the previous record closing price of $179.26 but narrowly missing the elusive $180 milestone.


Valuation expert claims Apple is 'best value play' among four biggest US tech giants

02/26/2018, 03:02 pm

A finance professor nicknamed Wall Street's "dean of valuation" claimed on Monday that between Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook, Apple is offering the best performance for investors.


'Sticky' iPhone caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to buy more AAPL than anything else in 2017

02/26/2018, 09:02 am

The "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett continues his recent run of buying massive amounts of Apple stock, with Berkshire Hathaway having only one stock with more value in total.


Apple board members receive $262K in restricted stock

02/15/2018, 07:02 pm

Members of Apple's board of directors this week received automatic grants of restricted stock units worth $262,000 as of Thursday, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings.


Apple Watch, AirPods & HomePod, Apple's 'other products,' predicted to rake in $22B in revenue by 2019

02/15/2018, 11:02 am

Fueled by a trio of new product categories, Apple's all-encompassing "other products" are poised to become the company's fastest growing segment, further fueled by the recent launch of HomePod.


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increases Apple stake by 23.3 percent, now its largest holding

02/14/2018, 06:02 pm

Legendary investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway continued to bet big on Apple over the fourth quarter 2017, raising its stake in the tech giant by 23.3 percent to hit 165.3 million shares, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.


Voters shoot down human rights committee proposal at Apple shareholders meeting

02/13/2018, 03:02 pm

A proposal to create an Apple human rights committee was defeated in voting during Tuesday's shareholders meeting, AppleInsider can confirm.


Apple's 2018 shareholder meeting today, held for the first time at Apple Park

02/13/2018, 09:02 am

Later this morning, Apple is holding its 42nd annual shareholder meeting at its new Apple Park facilities for the first time, offering some members of the public a glimpse inside its new headquarters. However, this year attending the meeting requires a pre-arranged registration; shareholders of record who simply show up have been put on notice that the event is already at capacity.


Goldman Sachs initiates coverage of AAPL stock with neutral outlook, dismisses iPhone X 'super cycle' hype

02/07/2018, 11:02 am

Investment firm Goldman Sachs initiated coverage of the investment world's largest company, Apple, this week, and set things off with a pessimistic tone, projecting the stock price will stay relatively flat over the next year.


Apple cutting back on bond buys ahead of plans to repatriate foreign cash

02/06/2018, 12:02 pm

As it gets ready to bring billions in foreign cash back to the U.S., Apple is also reportly drawing back on its purchases of corporate bonds.


Apple should mix hardware & services into 'Apple Prime' subscriptions, analyst says

02/05/2018, 10:02 am

To keep growing services revenues, Apple may want or need to bundle hardware and services into a single subscription, according to one analyst.


Apple R&D spend exceeds $3B for first time, up $410M from September

02/02/2018, 09:02 pm

As per usual, Apple accelerated investments in research and development operations over its first fiscal quarter of 2018, spending more than $3.4 billion on new hires and initiatives that will keep the company competitive in a fast-paced tech market.


Wall Street wowed by iPhone X performance, but cools off on expectations of an Apple 'super cycle'

02/02/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple delivered record revenue in its holiday quarter, but went about it in a way different than investors expected, leaving analysts to rethink their so-called "super cycle" predictions for iPhone X unit sales growth. But with the average selling price of new iPhones soaring to unexpected highs, analysts remain bullish on the company's prospects in the months to come.


What a difference a week makes: Apple's $88.3 billion quarter is even more impressive broken down week-by-week

02/02/2018, 10:02 am

Not only was Apple's holiday quarter of 2017 a hard compare to previous year's numbers because of three flagship models, but the year-ago quarter had an extra sales week. AppleInsider breaks down the numbers for a closer look at Apple's earnings, on a "average per week" basis.


Apple's 77.3 million iPhone, $88.3 billion quarter by the numbers

02/01/2018, 07:02 pm

The addition of the iPhone X that commanded a steeper premium than ever before has made Apple's financial quarter an interesting one. The changes over time are best illustrated graphically, showing the magnitude of the quarter, as compared to quarters of years past.


Apple aims to achieve net cash balance, hints at investments and M&A

02/01/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple is looking to reduce its gigantic cash hoard to become "net cash neutral" over time, according to CFO Luca Maestri, suggesting the company is planning to mete out dividends, accelerate stock buybacks or perhaps increase mergers and acquisitions operations.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2018 conference call

02/01/2018, 05:02 pm

Revenue reached new heights in Apple's holiday 2017 quarter, but unit sales of the iPhone fell year over year, reflecting the premium-priced lineup of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Following the publications of its first fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.


Apple calls for lower-than-expected Q2 guidance on iPhone sales miss

02/01/2018, 05:02 pm

Despite Apple's revenue rising 13 percent year-over-year during the December quarter and setting a new record, about $88.3 billion, the company is guiding between $60 billion and $62 billion in revenue for the March quarter -- below market forecasts.


Premium-priced iPhone X, iPhone 8 propel Apple to $88.3B in revenue in its best quarter ever

02/01/2018, 04:02 pm

Apple continued its streak of record breaking holiday quarters, coasting to new heights yet again with revenue of $88.3 billion and earnings per share of $3.89, based largely on the highest-ever average selling prices for iPhone lineup.