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Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank's 'Vision Fund' for tech business growth

01/04/2017, 02:01 pm

Apple has confirmed its $1 billion investment in SoftBank's $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses.

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Apple predicted to post best holiday quarter revenue ever on strong iPhone 7 sales

12/22/2016, 09:12 am

Apple could beat its quarterly record for revenue set at this time last year, on the strength of the iPhone, increased Mac sales, and services, one analyst believes. But that growth could also be at the cost of 2017 expansion and a soft "iPhone 8" demand.

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Apple loosens shareholder rules for nominating independent board candidates

12/16/2016, 11:12 am

Apple is making it easier for shareholders to nominate independent candidates for election to its board of directors, although the company is still maintaining some tough limits, a report said on Friday.

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Apple first went public 36 years ago today: now up 18,492 percent

12/12/2016, 05:12 pm

On December 12, 1980, Apple Computer Inc. went public in an Initial Public Offering that sold 4.6 million shares at $22 each, generating more capital than any other IPO since Ford Motor Company in 1956 and instantly creating 300 millionaires.

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Apple said to be discussing $1 billion add into SoftBank's U.S. investment fund

12/12/2016, 03:12 pm

Apple is reportedly considering a $1 billion investment in SoftBank's $100 billion tech company investment fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration is claiming $50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses.

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Oppenheimer: Apple 'lacks the courage to lead the next generation of innovation'

12/02/2016, 11:12 am

Oppenheimer analysts have issued an unusually scathing Apple investor memo, charging that the company is headed in the wrong direction and poised for a "decade-long malaise" as a result.

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President-elect Trump considers potential Apple manufacturing in US a 'real achievement'

11/23/2016, 08:11 am

President-elect Donald Trump's full transcript of his interview with the New York Times has been published, and some details about his conversation with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook involving U.S. manufacturing have emerged.

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Apple SVP Eddy Cue sells $37.5M in AAPL stock

11/04/2016, 08:11 pm

Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Thursday earned sold 335,000 common stock AAPL shares to net himself payday worth $37,473,100.

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Apple shareholder proposal for more executive compensation oversight coming to vote in 2017

11/02/2016, 02:11 pm

An Apple shareholder has filed a request that Apple implement independent oversight of executive compensation, and Apple's bid to deny the filing has failed, forcing the company to put the proposal to a shareholder vote.

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Survey suggests iPhone 7 more popular than Apple's 6s, not as big as 6

11/01/2016, 02:11 pm

Apple's newly released iPhone 7 lineup is poised to outperform its predecessor, the iPhone 6s, a new survey suggests. But outdoing the blockbuster performance of the iPhone 6 series remains a tall order.

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Kuo: Demand for new MacBook Pro models tepid due to high prices, disappointing specs

10/31/2016, 11:10 pm

Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo sees slow demand for Apple's recently released MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, as the notebooks ship at higher than expected prices and present disappointing specifications to core Mac users.

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Apple R&D spend breaks $10B barrier in 2016 after $350M increase in Q4

10/26/2016, 07:10 pm

Apple spent nearly $2.6 billion on research and development operations during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, bringing the company's yearly total to more than $10 billion for the first time ever, regulatory filings show.

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Wall Street positive on Apple's Q4 earnings, bullish on iPhone 7 holiday sales

10/26/2016, 09:10 am

Though immediate investor reaction saw share prices drop following the results of Apple's September quarter, analysts on Wall Street are thinking longer term and remain bullish about AAPL stock.

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Revenue from Apple Music, Apple Pay & other Apple services jumps 24 percent in Q4

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

Despite posting year-over-year drops in Mac and iPhone revenue, and flat iPad numbers, there was one bright spot in Apple's September-quarter sales results: a 24 percent increase from services.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2016 conference call

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

Apple closed the book on its fiscal 2016 with a quarterly earnings conference call, marking the end of the first year where iPhone sales declined. However, Apple is bullish on its outlook, particularly with the newly released iPhone 7 series and a growing services business.

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After first revenue decline in 15 years, Apple forecasts return to growth in holiday quarter

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

As expected, Apple on Tuesday posted its first year-over-year revenue decline in 15 years for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, but the company is guiding for a rosy forecast next quarter on strong anticipated iPhone sales.

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Apple earns $46.9B in revenue on sales of 45.5M iPhones, edging market expectations

10/25/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed the results of its fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, in which the company sold 45.5 million iPhones on its way to $9 billion in net income, coming in just slightly ahead of expectations on Wall Street.

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Cowen bullish on Apple's Q4 results, sees iPhone ASP growing to $606

10/21/2016, 09:10 am

Analysts are starting to chime in on what they are expecting to see in Apple's forthcoming earnings report, with the latest prediction increasing both revenue and earnings per share significantly over earlier estimates.

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Apple executives awarded stock bonus worth up to $25M

10/18/2016, 08:10 pm

Apple last week meted out restricted stock unit awards to its executive team, with the likes of SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller and others receiving up to 149,667 RSUs scheduled to vest through 2021.

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Apple's iPhone 7 predicted to spur 8% growth, 2017 redesign seen causing 16% sales spike

10/12/2016, 12:10 pm

After the iPhone 6s series saw the first-ever year-over-year decline in iPhone sales, things are expected to be back on the rise for Apple leading into next year with the iPhone 7, and carrying into 2018 with an anticipated redesign, according to investment firm UBS.

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