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Posted On November 6, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Cool And Unusual Facts About Apple Inc.

Cool And Unusual Facts About Apple Inc. Here we have a list of some cool and interesting facts about Apple Inc, which started in Los Altos, California, in 1976. The list include: 1. The very first apple computer ever built cost $666.66.  2. Scientist Carl Sagan sued Apple for defamation, but lost.  3. Apple has the patent for ‘slide-to-unlock’. 4. Fake Apple stores in China were so convincing that even their employees thought they were real. 5. The top nine Apple executives make more money than 95,000 Apple factory workersRead More

Posted On October 7, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Canaccord: iPhone 5S/5C Are Selling Well In The US

In a note to investors, Canaccord Genuity’s T. Michael Walkley said (via Tech.Fortune.cnn) that Apple’s latest handsets have seen very strong initial sales at the four top U.S. carriers and worldwide. “Our September surveys indicated very strong initial sales and back orders for the iPhone 5s and strong iPhone 5c sales at the four tier-1 U.S. carriers and also in international markets.” However, Samsung’s S4 continues to hold its own against the iPhone 5c at two of the top carriers – Verison and T-Mobile. This prevented Apple’s iPhone 5s/5c from having a clean sweep ofRead More
According to a new report from The Nation, a Thailand based news outlet, a local company – Cable Thai Holding (CTH), has sued US-based Apple Inc and its local office for allegedly violating the Thai cable-TV operator’s rights, and is seeking Bt100 million (US$3 Million) in damages. Cable Thai Holding (CTH) – the exclusive holder of English Premier League (EPL) football broadcasting rights in Thailand, has accused Apple of violating intellectual property rights for commercial purposes and counterfeiting or altering a registered trademark. This is in relations to Apple making an app called “Sport Channel” available onRead More
Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has asked a judge to force Google to turn over documents related to its Android operating system. This request came as Apple gathers evidence for its second patent case against Samsung Electronics. Both companies are filing patent infringement claims for technology in newer smartphones such as the iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S III. “Apple told U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in San Jose, California, that Google is improperly withholding information about what terms it’s using to find the documents Apple has requested in pretrial information sharing, BloombergRead More
Judge Grants Einhorn Victory Over Apple By Stopping Preferred Stock Vote Reuters: [quote] A judge handed hedge fund star David Einhorn a victory in his court battle with Apple Inc on Friday, blocking the iPhone maker from moving forward with a shareholder vote on a controversial proposal to limit the company’s ability to issue preferred stock. U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan granted a motion by Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital for a preliminary injunction stopping the vote on that proposal. The vote was scheduled for February 27 as part ofRead More
Wonder why Apple stock took a beating last quarter? Reuter might have just found the answer to your question. Reuter: [quote] Some of the biggest hedge funds that helped make Apple Inc a stock market darling lost faith and dumped their stakes in the fourth quarter, fueling the massive drop in the iPhone maker’s share price. Noted stock pickers including Leon Cooperman and Thomas Steyer unloaded billions of dollars of Apple shares between Sept. 30 and Dec. 31, according to disclosure documents filed on Thursday. Shares of Apple rose toRead More
Apple Experimenting With Watch-Like Device It appears that the iWatch rumours have no intentions of letting up. First it was the New York Times, now The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has plans to build a watch-like device. Reporting for AllThingsD, Jessica E. Lessin wrote: [quote] Apple Inc. is experimenting with designs for a watch-like device that would perform some functions of a smartphone, according to people briefed on the effort. The company has discussed such a device with its major manufacturing partner Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.,Read More

Posted On August 20, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Microsoft News

Apple Inc breaks Microsoft Market Cap Record

Apple’s (AAPL) share price is doing exceedingly well at the moment. CNNMoney had reported that the Cupertino,” went on a tear Monday, gaining more than $16 a share to hit $664.74 in late morning trading. With 937.41 million shares outstanding, that put its market cap at better than $623 billion — an all time record for a publicly trading company.” The market cap. has mashed the previous record holder  – Microsoft (MSFT), whose market cap hit $618.9 billion on Dec. 30, 1999. According to the report, “if adjusted for inflation, according toRead More

Posted On August 11, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple vs Samsung: Apple’s damages claim in full detail.

Image Credit: BusinessTech  Apple submits its Proposed Redactions to trial exhibits PX25A, PX25C, and PX182 2 pursuant to the Court’s Order Granting-In-Part and Denying-In-Part Motions to Seal (Dkt. No. 3 1649). The document states that, “The proposed redactions are consistent with the Court’s ruling that Apple’s trade-secret capacity information may be filed under seal.” This document provides a more detailed breakdown of Samsung Accused Products vs. Apple’s Asserted Intellectual Property. There is also full detail of four damages scenarios and tables outlining Apple’s lost profits, Samsung’s profits, and reasonable royalty.Read More
Image Credit: Apple If you haven’t notice already, I’m a huge fan of Apple Inc. I love their products and also have a lot of admiration for the head of product design Sir Jonathan Ive. Speaking at a British Embassy event Sir Jony had this to say about the first iPhone, “There were multiple times where we nearly shelved the phone because we thought there were fundamental problems that we can’t solve.” He highlighted that one problem with an early prototype was the accidental dialling of numbers whenever it wasRead More

Posted On July 31, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple to launch the next iPhone on the 12th September

Rumours and speculations about the launch of next Apple product(s) in part of being an Apple fan. However, as rumors and speculation goes this one seems good to go. Numerous news sites are reporting that Apple is set to launch the next iPhone on the 12th of September. Here is what various sites had to say on the topic: iMore: iMore has learned that Apple is planning to debut the new iPhone at a special event on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, with the release date to follow 9 days laterRead More