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Apple's impressive earnings, promising patents, and new acquisitions on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/31/2020, 09:01 am

Victor and William discuss the unexpectedly impressive Apple Q1 2020 earnings call, what happens when Apple acquires a company, and what a future iPad may be able to do with William's handwriting.

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Examining Apple's record-setting $91.8B holiday quarter by the numbers

01/29/2020, 10:01 am

Apple's biggest holiday quarter revenue ever is also a record-setter in a number of respects, with growth across nearly every one of Apple's market segments. AppleInsider drills down into the numbers, and puts them in perspective, to show just how well the iPhone maker did in the last quarter.

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Apple excels in China during Q1 2020 thanks to double-digit iPhone growth

01/28/2020, 05:01 pm

Despite concerns over coronavirus, Apple managed a strong performance in China during the first fiscal quarter of 2020, driven in large part by double-digit iPhone sales growth.

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Apple sees 'great promise' with recently launched services like Apple Arcade

01/28/2020, 05:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reported multiple all-time records for the company's services, from the App Store to Apple Pay. He said Apple is "thrilled" about Apple Card's success, and that Apple has plans for all its services.

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Apple's wearables segment hits new record in Q1, size of Fortune 150 company

01/28/2020, 05:01 pm

During Apple's first quarter earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook touted a new all-time revenue record set by its wearable business driven by strong demand for Apple Watch and AirPods.

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Apple earns record $91.8B in first quarter revenue on strong iPhone 11 sales

01/28/2020, 04:01 pm

Apple generated $91.8 billion in revenue for the first quarter of its fiscal 2020 with an earnings per share of $4.99, financial results revealed on Tuesday, making for the company's best performance in history.

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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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