Cnet reports that several “music industry sources” have told them that the four major US music groups (Warner, EMI, Sony, Universal) are hoping for an impending release of Apple’s rumored cloud music service.
Apple’s overseas supply chain figures show that Apple is continuing its incredible growth in April, with sales increasing over 113 percent since last April.
It seems Apple is just another in a long line of companies Linex is suing for violating its wireless communications patents. Apple is not alone in this episode as Linex also seeks the same action against HP, Aruba Networks, Meru Networks and Ruckus Wireless.
TechCrunch has reported on partnership talks between Apple and Nuance (makers of voice recognition technology), saying the deal may be well on its way, and might show its face at WWDC this summer.
Apple’s been on quite a roll lately, making all kinds of revenue and marketshare records. The latest news is that they have risen to the #2 slot of global smartphone manufacturers, and have risen from 56th to 35th on the Fortune 500 list in just one year.
With all of the big dogs at play, who is the world’s most valuable consumer brand According to the BrandZ survey, that company is now Apple, with an estimated value of $153.3 billion. They’ve just scooted ahead of Google to become number one.
The topic of Steve Jobs’ health has been a concerning one for many in the Apple community, with folks wondering what Apple would be like without Steve Jobs. According to a report from Fortune, Steve Jobs thinks Apple will be just fine.
I recently received an email inviting me to participate in a new Apple Program called Customer Pulse. The program is a survey-based panel that is designed to allow customers to provide Apple feedback about their products.
A new class action lawsuit alleges that Apple, Google, Intel, and other tech companies have been “conspiring to suppress compensation of their employees.” Among other things, the suit seeks damages for affected employees.
Microsoft recently announced its net profit for the first calendar quarter of 2011 – a figure of $5.23 billion. Interestingly, this is $760 million less that Apple’s profit over the same period, marking a truly historic occasion.
Interestingly, it’s come to the attention of GigaOM that, with Apple’s $65.8 billion stockpile, they could survive sales-free for 7 years and still sustain the company. Check out the chart just below!
Steve Jobs has purportedly unleashed another one of his curt responses upon the tech world, this time responding to an iOS tracking question.
A report has recently been published by Strategy Analytics claiming that Apple has overtaken Nokia as the world’s largest vendor of handsets (by revenue).
In less than 4 years, the iconic and amazing Apple iPhone has gone from zero percent of Apple’s income to a staggering 50%. Apple reported $12.3 billion in iPhone sales last quarter (half of its overall revenue). Check out the chart of the day below.
Popular comedian Conan O’Brian has posted a parody add for Apple’s “iDea 2”, in which he makes a play on the cult mentality of some Apple customers, as well as on Apple’s legendary secrecy.
Is the Cupertino Giant the “Apple” of your eye? Do you love your iPhone more than you love life? Are you, generally speaking, a raving Apple fanatic? I know I am. And there’s good news – Dimitri Kourtchine wants to interview you for a documentary!