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Apple's Q4 Earnings, Apple TV+ vs HBO Max, & possible 2020 MacBook Pros on the AppleInsider Podcast

11/01/2019, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William discuss Apple's earnings call, the trends in TV, and the possibility of new MacBook Pros in 2020.

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Apple's record $64B quarter is more than 34 countries combined will earn this year

10/31/2019, 11:10 am

Apple hit yet another record for the September quarter results with $64 billion in revenue. Here's how that compares to previous quarters, earlier years, and how much money some countries and US states generate.

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Wall Street reacts to Apple's strong Services and Wearables growth [u]

10/31/2019, 08:10 am

Analysts have passed comment on Apple's record fourth quarter results for the fiscal year 2019, with investor expectations and analyst estimates being beaten in a variety of ways, though the lower iPhone revenue is suggested to be an indicator of challenging December quarter results.

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Tim Cook sees AirPods Pro as a complement to AirPods, not a replacement

10/30/2019, 07:10 pm

During Apple's fourth quarter earnings call on Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook spoke on the recent launch of AirPods Pro and its position in the lineup, deemphasizing the device as a must-have upgrade.

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Apple sees 'lots of positives' and significant profits in China

10/30/2019, 06:10 pm

Following previous declines in Apple's revenues in Greater China, CEO Tim Cook says the company has taken several successful steps to turn that around in the company's fourth quarter of 2019.

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US Census Bureau turns to Apple devices to improve accuracy, reduce costs

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

The U.S. Census Bureau is to use 'hundreds of thousands' of Apple iOS devices in next year's census, the tech giant said on Wednesday.

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Apple services achieved all-time high of $12.5B in Q4

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday revealed the company's earnings from its Services segment, which includes Apple Music and iCloud, were up 18% in the fourth quarter and have set new records around the globe.

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Apple A13 supplier TSMC reports stronger than expected smartphone demand

10/17/2019, 08:10 am

The maker of Apple-designed A13 chip, TSMC, reports smartphone demand that is stronger than expected, and is investing up to $5 billion extra ahead of its new forecasts about 5G models.

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Editorial: A record $4.3B R&D spend proves Apple is building for the future

08/06/2019, 10:08 am

Apple's reported operational expenses for research and development in the June quarter hit a new all-time high of $4.257 billion, well over twice the quarterly spending it reported in 2015. Apple's aggressive expansion demonstrates the company is building for the future even as its rivals retreat from tablets and smartwatches and fail to keep pace with Apple's aggressive OS updates and custom silicon work.

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Apple listens to Siri, Apple's $53.8B quarter & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

08/02/2019, 08:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Brian Roemmele joins us to talk about Apple listening to some Siri recordings and why they don't need to. William is back to talk Apple Earnings reports and why selling fewer iPhones doesn't spell doom.

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Editorial: No, Apple isn't in a post-iPhone era, and won't be anytime soon

08/01/2019, 12:08 pm

You can prove anything with statistics, and sometimes it's obvious why you'd try. After Apple made it's usual everything-is-great financial call this week, talking heads are dramatically pointing out that for the first time in seven years, the iPhone accounted for less than 50% of Apple's revenue.

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Editorial: As Apple plays the telephone game, analysts hear something else entirely

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

When Apple entered the smartphone market in 2007, it didn't do so to lose money making most of the world's smartphones as a public service. All these years later, a shocking number of analysts and reporters still seem to be confused about this.

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Editorial: Apple's Q319 earnings destroy a mountain of fake data and false reporting

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's continuing performance as a market-responsive, commercially savvy innovator is destroying feebleminded media narratives that seek to portray the company as helpless and befuddled. It also demonstrates that the real incompetence lies in bad reporting by sloppy journalists seeking to deliver titillating headlines rather than accurate, factual portrayals of the industry.

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Apple's Services including Apple TV up 13% to $11.5B

07/30/2019, 05:07 pm

Revenues from Services earned double-digit growth' across the world, according to figures released by Apple during its July earnings call with investors and analysts.

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Apple earns $53.8B in revenue in record-setting third quarter

07/30/2019, 04:07 pm

Apple earned $53.8 billion in revenue during its third fiscal quarter of 2019, according to financial results the iPhone maker revealed on Tuesday, with services again making big gains to reach another all-time high.

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Apple earns $58B in revenue as services hit all-time high of $11.5B

04/30/2019, 04:04 pm

Apple has earned revenue of $58 billion in the second quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, according to its financial results revealed on Tuesday, with the earnings per share raising to $2.46 and services reaching record highs.

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Examining Apple's second-largest $84.3 billion holiday quarter by the numbers

01/30/2019, 10:01 am

Apple's financials for the holiday quarter were lower than the company intended going into fiscal year 2019, but while issues in China caused revenue to dip, the rest of the figures suggest there is far less to worry about, and in the case of Services and other elements, areas to be happy about.

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'Dysfunctional' analysts 'cut and run' from Apple results call, says Jim Cramer

01/30/2019, 10:01 am

Apple's December-quarter results call was "dysfunctional," but not from Tim Cook's and Luca Maestri's side because analysts didn't know how to react when they learned that the numbers weren't as bad as feared, according to the host of CNBC's "Mad Money," Jim Cramer.

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Cook confirms iPhone upgrades are on the decline as users 'hang on' to hardware for longer periods

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

During Apple's quarterly financial results call, CEO Tim Cook reported that iPhone sales are down in part because of existing users who were on subsidized contracts are now finding unbundled prices too expensive.

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Apple to lower iPhone pricing in key markets after sluggish December quarter

01/29/2019, 05:01 pm

Following the release of Apple's earnings report on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed the company is planning price changes for iPhones overseas to goose sales of the device after sluggish sales in China and other regions during the important holiday quarter.

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