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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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Apple earns $84.3B in revenue as iPhone earnings declined 15 percent in 2018 holiday quarter

01/29/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple's revenue for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year reached $84.3 billion, just as the company advised earlier in January in a revised down forecast, financial results revealed on Tuesday, with earnings per share increasing year-on-year to $4.18.

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35 years of Macintosh, Apple earnings season, Microsoft Office on the App Store on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/25/2019, 08:01 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor are back, and talking about Microsoft Office on the Mac App Store, a batch of software betas, and the idea that we haven't heard the worst of earnings guidance.

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Qualcomm's German injunction and Apple's Q1 earnings on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/04/2019, 08:01 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about this week's two biggest stories. Victor updates William on the latest in Qualcomm news, and William has questions about Apple's issuing guidance on Q1 profits.

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Apple to detail revised down Q1 2019 revenue on Jan. 29

01/02/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday said it will report quarterly earnings for the first quarter of 2019 on Jan. 29, when company executives are expected to detail a a rare revenue forecast cut on the back of weak iPhone sales.

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Examining Apple's record-breaking 2018 fourth quarter earnings results by the numbers

11/02/2018, 03:11 pm

The quarter that saw the introduction of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max is the last of Apple's fiscal year. At a time when the average selling price has become more important to analysts than ever for Apple's main revenue generator, it is worth looking at several years of previous data to see how the latest one stacks up.

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Apple will no longer report iPhone, Mac and iPad unit sales

11/01/2018, 05:11 pm

Apple on Thursday dropped a bombshell in announcing a major change in the way it reports quarterly earnings, saying it will no longer release iPhone, Mac and iPad sales numbers starting with the December period.

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Apple rakes in $62.9B in revenue on sales of 46.9M iPhones in record-breaking September quarter

11/01/2018, 04:11 pm

Apple's revenue for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2018 hit $62.9 billion, the company revealed on Tuesday, with earnings-per-share of $2.91 growing year-on-year, and iPhone sales of 46.9 million units translating to massive ASPs of $793.

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Apple to reveal Q4 2018 earnings on Nov. 1

10/02/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced plans to report quarterly earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018 at the end of trading on Nov. 1, when company executives could reveal an initial glimpse at iPhone XS and XS Max sales performance.

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