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Apple's iPhone sales up 133% in rapidly growing Middle East & Africa region

12/29/2015, 03:41:05 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

While smartphone sales growth is slowing in many mature markets, annual shipments in the Middle East & Africa grew by 31 percent in Q3, nearly 3x faster than the global rate. Apple's premium iPhone sales grew by 133 percent in the region to enter the top five vendors by volume.

Apple stock falls below 200-day moving average, drags down Dow Jones Industrial Average

08/04/2015, 08:55:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Since it was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average in March, Apple has been a weight on the index, accounting for 14 percent of its losses in the last four and a half months.

Periscope adds map-based feed browsing, Sunrise Calendar hits Apple Watch

06/04/2015, 11:55:18 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Twitter on Thursday added several features to Periscope, most significantly a map browser, while Microsoft added an Apple Watch app to Sunrise Calendar.

Apple to reportedly bolster iAd user targeting with phone numbers and emails

03/05/2015, 05:36:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a report on Thursday, Apple's iAd division is looking to reinvigorate sales, and will soon allow third-party agencies to provide demographic targeting information to advertisers, including matching of phone numbers, emails and other data.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2015 conference call

01/27/2015, 05:06:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple reported the biggest quarter in its company's history on Monday, selling nearly 100 million iPhones and iPads to earn $74.6 billion in quarterly revenue. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

iPhone usage rates correlate to education and population density, study finds

01/22/2015, 07:24:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a new study published on Thursday, usage rates of Apple's iPhone in the U.S. are positively correlated to users' level of education and population density, with northeastern states seeing a relatively higher concentration of iPhone owners.

Report claims iMessage spam on the rise, but little evidence appears in support

08/21/2014, 02:15:45 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Despite accounts of purportedly wide-ranging unsolicited marketing campaigns plaguing iMessage users in recent months, spam on Apple's over-the-top messaging service appears to be the exception, rather than the rule.

Apple's Steve Jobs had vision of building an open Wi-Fi utopia

08/05/2014, 11:22:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is said to have been unhappy with the high cost and slow speed of mobile data networks, and hoped to solve the problem by convincing consumers and businesses to share their high-speed Internet connections via free and open "guest" Wi-Fi networks.

Advertisers criticize Apple for holding back customer targeting data in iAd campaigns

02/18/2014, 01:25:13 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple's refusal to open its vast trove of purchase data and demographic information to advertisers is said to be the principal factor inhibiting the growth of the company's nascent iAd platform.

Apple looks to geolocation for enhanced speech recognition

09/12/2013, 08:39:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As Siri virtual assistant stands to gain hordes of new users around the world with the iPhone 5s and 5c, Apple is looking to improve accurate voice recognition through geolocation and localized language models.

Arkansas State's 'iPad Initiative' will require all incoming students to have Apple's tablet

03/01/2013, 02:54:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Just two years ago, Arkansas State University first began to experiment with the iPad in the classroom. Now this fall, in a major shift for the school and a boon for Apple's tablet, all incoming students will be required to have one.

Inside iOS 6: What's wrong with Apple's new Maps

09/25/2012, 04:09:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new Maps in iOS 6 certainly has some significant flaws, but its real problems have been overshadowed by a small number of reports calling attention to minor glitches that are relatively insignificant.

'Pirq' deal app entering Silicon Valley with Apple employee exclusives

05/09/2012, 01:30:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

The "Pirq" daily deal app is partnering exclusively with Apple to provide mobile restaurant deals to the iPhone maker's employees as it makes its first pass at entering the Silicon Valley market.

Apple now largest computer maker, sold more iPads alone than HP sold PCs

01/24/2012, 07:15:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has surpassed HP in both computer unit sales and revenues for the first time, taking the top spot sooner than expected on record sales of iPads. Rather than losing sales to low priced tablets, Apple said it would "continue to innovate like crazy" in the tablet arena.

Apple's iPad contributes 89% of global tablet traffic

06/25/2011, 03:00:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

A new study has found that 89 percent of the world's Internet traffic on tablets comes from Apple's iPad.

Amazon offers 70-30 revenue share to magazine and newspaper publishers

11/09/2010, 02:00:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

Online retail giant Amazon announced Monday that it will begin offering magazine and newspaper publishers the same 70-30 revenue split as Apple's App Store for periodicals sold through the Kindle Store, possibly opening up an opportunity for Apple to open its own digital newspaper store.

Apple's iPhone tops US smartphone shipments, but Android devices take 44%

11/01/2010, 09:45:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's iPhone was the best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, taking 26.2 percent of the market, but the wide variety of handsets running Google's Android represented a commanding 43.6 percent.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2010 conference call

07/20/2010, 05:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple reported yet another impressive quarter Tuesday, with record sales of 3.47 million Macs helping to propel the company to $3.25 billion in profits, a 77 percent increase from a year prior. Following the news, Apple executives conducted a financial conference call with analysts and the press, and notes of interest follow.

iPhone 4 demand predicted to drive Apple to 9.5M June quarter sales

06/16/2010, 09:40:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With record breaking demand for the new iPhone 4 on the first day of preorders, one prominent analyst believes Apple will sell 9.5 million total handsets in the June quarter, while a new breakdown of preorders suggests popularity of the 16GB model.

Road to Office 2011: New looks, support for Exchange, VBA

05/06/2010, 04:45:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Microsoft's forthcoming Office for Mac 2011 promises greater feature parity with its Windows version, including improved support for Exchange and reincorporated support for Visual Basic for Applications, a feature that was dropped in Office 2008. It also shares more in common with the the look of Office 2010 for Windows, which is also currently in beta.