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Points and Numbers from Q3 2010 Conference Call

Following yesterday’s Q3 2010 profit and revenue news here are some important points and numbers from the conference call. The following chart shows the revenue from Apple’s major products: From The Mac Observer: • Apple’s Mac unit sales increased 33% year over year to 3.47 million units, well ahead of IDC’s numbers for the overall PC market, which grew 22% ...

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Apple reports $3.25 billion profit for Q3 2010

Apple has announced their financial results for fiscal quarter Q3 2010. The company had a profit of $3.25 billion and a record revenue of $15.7 billion. Mac sales were 3.47 million units, 33 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. As for iPhones: 8.4 million units, 61 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. iPod sales were 9.41 million units, ...

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Apple acquires Poly9

According to MacRumors, Apple has acquired the web mapping company, Poly9. “In recent years, especially, Poly9 has given birth to programming interfaces (APIs) for several large clients such as Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, MSNBC and NORAD. Poly9 based in part on the base maps of Google Earth, Google Maps, MapQuest, of Platial, Urban Mapping and many others to give birth to ...

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Apple acquires Intrinsity and Siri

The New York Times has confirmed that Apple has acquired Intrinsity, a semiconductor maker. The NYT estimates that Apple paid $121 million to acquire Intrinsity. This is the second semiconductor company that Apple acquired after P.A. Semi in 2008. Apple paid $278 million for it. The Loop reported that Apple has acquired Siri. Siri provide a mobile personal assistance app ...

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Apple reports $3.07 billion profit for Q2 2010

Apple has reported their second quarter results (Q2 2010). With $3.07 billion in profit and $13.5 billion in revenue. Apple said they sold 2.94 million Macs, %33 increase from last year’s second quarter. 8.75 million iPhones, a growth of %131 from last year’s quarter. iPods: 10.89 million iPods, a %1 decrease from last year’s quarter. iPod touch: yearly growth of ...

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Apple: Most Admired Company

For the third year in a row Apple Inc was number 1 in Fortune magazine’s list of the top 50 most admired companies of 2010. Here is a list of the top 50 companies: Apple Google Berkshire Hathaway Johnson & Johnson Amazon.com Procter & Gamble Toyota Motor Goldman Sachs Group Wal-Mart Stores Coca-Cola Microsoft Southwest Airlines FedEx McDonald’s IBM General ...

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Apple reports $3.38 billion profit for Q1 2010

Apple reported a $3.38 billion profit and $15.68 billion revenue for their first quarter of the year (Q1 2010). From Apple’s press release: Gross margin was %40.9. International Apple sales account for %58 of the quarter’s revenue. 3.36 million Macs sold (%33 increase). 8.7 million iPhones sold (%100 increase). 21 million iPods sold (%8 decrease). “If you annualize our quarterly ...

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Apple reports $1.67 billion profit for Q4 2009

Apple had another good quarter after Q3 2009. A profit of $1.67 billion and $9.87 billion in revenues. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 3.05 million Macs, 7.4 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. From the press release: “We are thrilled to have sold more Macs and iPhones than in any previous quarter,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve ...

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Apple reports $1.23 billion profit for Q3 2009

After a great second quarter, Apple reported $1.23 billion profit and revenue of $8.34 billion. Breaking the previous record of best non-holiday quarter in history. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 2.6 million Macs, 5.2 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. Steve Jobs was quoted to say “We’re making our most innovative products ever and our customers are responding, ...

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Apple reports $1.21 billion profit for Q2 2009

Apple posted what they call the best non-holiday quarter in history. Reporting revenue of $8.16 billion and profits of $1.21 billion! Apple sold 3.79 million iPhones, 11 million iPods, 2.22 million Macs. “International sales accounted for 46 percent of the quarter’s revenue”. Unfortunately no more details about International sales. You can listen to the 2009 Q2 conference call on Apple’s ...

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