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Livestream of Tim Cook and Peter Oppenheimer at today's congressional hearing

Catch up on all of Apple's tax controversy here as both CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer gear up to testify in front of Congress to address Apple's billions in foreign-stored cash. ...

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Apple's $17 billion bond deal allows it to avoid $9.2 billion tax hit

Yesterday I reported on the clever economics behind Apple's US$17 billion bond deal, specifically pointing out that the interest Apple will owe on each share it repurchases will be less than the dividend it would have otherwise been responsible for. Going a bit further, Businessweek did some calcul...

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Daily Update for May 1, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires ...

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Apple Q2 2013 Earnings Call liveblog

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Apple reports Q2 2013 earnings

It's the earnings report everybody has been waiting for. Apple just announced earnings for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year, and the news is actually quite good. Apple's own guidance for Q2 2013 expected revenues in the range of $41-43 billion, with gross margins in the range of 37.5 t...

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A history of Apple's share price

Anybody who has been watching Apple's share prices since September 2012 would think that the company is in the midst of a huge crisis. Shares of AAPL have dropped from a high of over US$700 a share to around $400 now, and the financial press is sure that the company is doomed. Abdel Ibrahim, co...

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Join us for a TUAW liveblog of the Apple Q2 2013 earnings call

This afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer will host Apple's Q2 2013 earnings call to discuss the company's financial fortunes for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. As always, TUAW is hosting a liveblog of the event, during which we'll be providing commentary on the actual resul...

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Apple India sees iPhone boost to bottom line

TUAW has recently reported several times about Apple's efforts to tap the huge market for iPhones in India. Now the Times of India is reporting that Apple's net profit for the India business unit has skyrocketed 431 percent year over year. As the newspaper explains, these figures do not take ...

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Daily Update for April 11, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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Apple to release Q2 2013 earnings results on April 23

Apple updated its investor relations page on Monday to reveal that the company will post its earnings results for Q2 2013 on Tuesday, April 23. Per usual, an earnings conference call will follow at 5 PM ET. Typically, this is where CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer go over Apple's earnings...

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iTunes is more than earning its keep

As writer John Paczkowski notes in an AllThingsD article today, iTunes was originally "conceived as a low-margin 'break-even' operation intended to drive hardware sales" -- in particular sales of iPods. Now that the iTunes Store is used to sell more than just songs and videos, it's turning into...

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Apple Store boosts revenues for entire shopping district

There's an old saying that "A rising tide lifts all boats," but nowhere has the truth of that saying been demonstrated more than in Berkeley, Calif., where the opening of the Fourth Street Apple Store in 2011 quadrupled sales tax revenues for the district in which the store is located. That q...

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A look at Apple's international retail strategy

Asymco analyst Horace Dediu does a very good job of dissecting the Apple financial data released publicly to discover trends and tidbits of information. Today Dediu looked into Apple's international retail strategy and pulled out some tasty nuggets about Apple Stores. Apple's rate of store open...

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NPD: Apple accounted for 1/5th of all US consumer tech revenue last year

The 2012 superlatives for Apple just keep rolling in. NPD Group released a report today showing an overall decline in US sales of consumer technology for the year, but that Apple's share of sales (based on revenue) rose from 17.3 percent in 2011 to 19.9 percent in 2012. Apple's sales share wa...

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Ranking Apple analysts

Philip Elmer-DeWitt at Apple 2.0 keeps track of the how well Wall Street analysts -- and amateur Apple watchers -- predict the fortunes of the company. An overzealous estimate of earnings that isn't met by a correspondingly big figure by Apple always seems to result in a hit on share price, so ...

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