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'B Corp' leaders challenge Apple, others to become force for good

08/25/2019, 03:08 pm

Apple should put the planet before profits, a group of more than 30 business leaders from major companies have urged, via a full-page advertisement in the New York Times demanding members of the Business Roundtable lobby group become more ethical in their practices.

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Apple TV+ predicted to hit 12M subscriptions in 2020, 21M by 2021

08/21/2019, 08:08 am

Apple TV+, the iPhone maker's upcoming video streaming service, is likely to achieve 12 million subscriptions by the end of 2020, analysts at Cowen suggest, with Apple breaking even in its original content production efforts if it reaches 10 million users.

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States pushing forward on antitrust investigation of Apple, Google, Facebook, others

08/20/2019, 06:08 am

Following a July planning meeting with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, individual states appear poised to launch their own antitrust investigations of big tech sooner rather than later.

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President Trump says Tim Cook made 'good case' why tariffs are unfair to Apple

08/18/2019, 06:08 pm

President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook made a compelling argument that it would be difficult for Apple to pay 10% tariffs on its imports from China, when Samsung does not face similar hurdles.

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Goldman Sachs spends $350 for every Apple Card signup

08/14/2019, 03:08 pm

Goldman Sachs is spending somewhere in the region of $350 to acquire every new customer of Apple Card, analysts claim, with the investment bank not expected to make a profit on the user until they have been a customer for four years on average.

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Apple's iPhone suppliers seeing revenue growth in historically slow quarters

08/13/2019, 11:08 am

Apple's suppliers are seeing higher levels of revenue ahead of the launch of new iPhone models expected in September, JP Morgan says, and despite volume shipment challenges, the iPhone is still managing to maintain its average selling price.

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Tariffs on Apple iPhone and other products delayed until at least Dec. 15

08/13/2019, 10:08 am

Following a declaration that some of the threatened 10% tariffs on electronics would be postponed until December, Apple stock is on the rise.

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Apple & Tiffany partnering with Alaskan gold environmental stewards

08/13/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is partnering with environmental group RESOLVE to find new ways to responsibly source gold in Alaska for electronics manufacture.

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Apple has multiple options to lower potential import tariff impact

08/09/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple will take multiple steps to mitigate the incoming 10% tariff on Chinese imports to the United States, Morgan Stanley believes, with the iPhone producer using non-Chinese assembly and supply lines for US-bound smartphones as a workaround that has been 16 months in the making.

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Smart speaker market growing steadily but dominated by sub-$50 models

08/08/2019, 12:08 pm

A new report by CIRP shows that price seems to be the driving factor behind smart speaker adoption and market growth, with over 50 percent of the market belonging to entry-level Amazon Echo and Google Dot and Mini devices.

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Barclays pessimistic on AAPL, predicting imminent Services slowdown

08/08/2019, 11:08 am

Barclays has started to cover Apple's stock once again, handled by a new managing director at the investment bank, but the initial view of the iPhone maker is dreary, landing it with a price target of $192 and an 'Equal Weight rating" based on 5G iPhone and Services pessimism.

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Apple may have acquired machine learning startup Fashwell

08/07/2019, 02:08 pm

Shopping search startup Fashwell employees started listing Apple as an employer on their LinkedIn profiles, hinting that the company may have been purchased by the iPhone maker.

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Re-emergence of China market is driving Apple's App Store recovery

08/07/2019, 10:08 am

Morgan Stanley is telling its investors that the growth of Apple's App Store is accelerating after a previous decline, and that this is due to the a recovery in revenues from China.

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Apple quietly bought $17B more after record high $24B Q2 stock repurchase [u]

08/07/2019, 06:08 am

Since 2012, Apple has been buying back shares at the extraordinary rate of around $10 billion per quarter. A year ago it picked up the pace to around $20 billion per quarter. After a reprieve last winter, the company has resumed its buyback frenzy with its largest-ever quarterly funding: $24 billion in Q2 followed by $17 billion in the most recent June quarter. Here's why. [The original version of this article contained an error regarding the dates of Apple's quarterly buybacks.]

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Trump open to China trade deal talks to minimize new tariff impact

08/06/2019, 12:08 pm

New tariffs on Apple products imported to the United States from China are again in question, as White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow suggests President Donald Trump is still open to making a trade deal that could change the situation.

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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 stock getting hammered on renewed China trade war fears

08/05/2019, 10:08 am

China has not just asked state-owned business to stop buying American agriculture, but it has also devalued its own currency to counter President Donald Trump's 10% tariff threat on $325 billion in electronics -- and it is having a profound impact on Apple's stock and that of its suppliers.

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Analysts upbeat on Apple results with strong Services and Wearables

07/31/2019, 08:07 am

Following the announcement of Apple's record-setting June quarter revenue of $53.8 billion, analysts have been quick to pass judgment on the iPhone maker's fortunes, with Apple exceeding expectations but still with some trepidation present for the fourth quarter results ahead of an anticipated high-performing 2020.

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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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What to expect from Apple's Q3 2019 earnings report on Tuesday

07/26/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple's June-quarter financial results will be published on Tuesday, and the iPhone maker's performance will be discussed at length by analysts. Here's what industry observers currently expect Apple will reveal in the filing and the ensuing analyst conference call.

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