Apple Inc http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27614/all en UPDATE 5-Apple's iPhone disappointment fans doubt on growth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-apple-revenue-misses-again-iphone-disappoints <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* iPhone disappointment spurs fears of slowing growth * Investors worry about 2013 pipeline * Loses $50 bln of market value after hours as shares tank By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Apple Inc missed Wall Street's revenue forecast for the third straight quarter after iPhone sales came in below expectations, fanning fears that its dominance of consumer electronics is slipping.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-apple-revenue-misses-again-iphone-disappoints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Computer hardware Computing Electronics Entertainment ITunes Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:15:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738574 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-INSIGHT-Apple's grip on carriers, suppliers loosens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/insight-apples-grip-carriers-suppliers-loosens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's shareholders have been hit by one of the bloodiest weeks in the history of the stock, but wider fallout from such weakness might be more important to the long-term value of their investments. While Apple's iPhones, iPads and Macs remain gold standards, signs the company is losing some of its edge in the smartphone market suggest its clout with business partners could wane.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/insight-apples-grip-carriers-suppliers-loosens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Electronics Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:15:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740740 at http://www.globalpost.com INSIGHT-Apple and Samsung, frenemies for life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - It was the late Steve Jobs' worst nightmare.</p> <p>A powerful Asian manufacturer, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd , uses Google Inc's Android software to create smartphones and tablets that closely resemble the iPhone and the iPad. Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Business Computer hardware Electronics Labor Law Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 07:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751535 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-INSIGHT-Apple and Samsung, frenemies for life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/rpt-insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - It was the late Steve Jobs' worst nightmare.</p> <p>A powerful Asian manufacturer, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd , uses Google Inc's Android software to create smartphones and tablets that closely resemble the iPhone and the iPad. Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/rpt-insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Business Computer hardware Electronics Labor Law Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:30:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751656 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-INSIGHT-Apple and Samsung, frenemies for life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/rpt-insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - It was the late Steve Jobs' worst nightmare.</p> <p>A powerful Asian manufacturer, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd , uses Google Inc's Android software to create smartphones and tablets that closely resemble the iPhone and the iPad. Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/rpt-insight-apple-and-samsung-frenemies-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Business Computer hardware Electronics Labor Law Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752562 at http://www.globalpost.com High stakes if Apple e-books antitrust case goes to trial in U.S. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/high-stakes-if-apple-e-books-antitrust-case-goes-trial-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Apple stands alone after publishers settle</p> <p>* Trial is set for June 3 in New York federal court</p> <p>By Andrew Longstreth</p> <p>NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - As the only remaining defendant in the U.S. government's e-books antitrust case, Apple Inc appears headed for a high-stakes trial that could significantly increase the personal computer company's liability in related litigation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/high-stakes-if-apple-e-books-antitrust-case-goes-trial-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-competitive behaviour Apple Inc Business Technology United States antitrust law Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:51:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754677 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple CEO Cook ordered to testify in e-books case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/apple-ceo-cook-must-testify-e-books-antitrust-case-judge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nate Raymond</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook must sit for a deposition in the U.S. government's lawsuit against the company over alleged price-fixing in the e-book market, a judge ruled on Wednesday.</p> <p>U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan granted the Justice Department's request to compel Cook to testify for four hours in the lawsuit, which accuses Apple of conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/apple-ceo-cook-must-testify-e-books-antitrust-case-judge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Computer hardware Computing Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5782464 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple investors pay more for downside bets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/apple-investors-pay-more-downside-bets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Doris Frankel</p> <p>(Reuters) - The steady slide in long-time market darling Apple Inc has brought in options investors willing to pay more for bearish bets than at any time in the last four years.</p> <p>Apple, with a market value of more than $425 billion (280.1 billion pounds), is the most valuable U.S. company. Its stock price has fallen 35.5 percent since its closing peak of $702.10 on September 19, 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/apple-investors-pay-more-downside-bets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Finance Financial economics Options Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 23:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5790489 at http://www.globalpost.com EU regulator monitors Apple iPad and iPhone distribution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130322/eu-regulator-monitors-apple-ipad-and-iphone-distribution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Foo Yun Chee</p> <p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is looking into potential antitrust violations involving the distribution of Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads, after receiving what sources said were informal complaints from telecoms operators.</p> <p>The complaints involve handset subsidies and marketing that the world's most valuable technology corporation sign-off with operators that carry its smartphones and tablets, and also includes subsidies that carriers pay to Apple, one of the three sources told Reuters on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130322/eu-regulator-monitors-apple-ipad-and-iphone-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Computing Electronics IPhone iPhone Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5790968 at http://www.globalpost.com Popularity helps buffer Apple from Chinese state-media attacks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/popularity-helps-buffer-apple-chinese-state-media-attacks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Melanie Lee</p> <p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese Internet users are crying foul over the perceived unfair treatment doled out to Apple Inc by state-run media which has actively criticised the smartphone maker for the past two weeks over its warranty policy.</p> <p>Apple and Volkswagen AG were singled out on March 15 by state-run China Central Television in its annual corporate malpractice expose. CCTV accused Apple of having discriminatory after-sales service in China compared to the rest of the world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/popularity-helps-buffer-apple-chinese-state-media-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Computing Electronics Steve Jobs Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:16:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5795129 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple apologises to Chinese consumers, revamps service http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130401/apple-apologises-chinese-consumers-over-warranty-confusion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Terril Yue Jones and Poornima Gupta</p> <p>BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook apologised to Chinese consumers on Monday and altered iPhone warranty policies in its No. 2 market after more than two weeks of condemnation in the state-run media of its after-sales service.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130401/apple-apologises-chinese-consumers-over-warranty-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Computer hardware Electronic engineering Electronics Human Interest IPhone ITunes Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5798704 at http://www.globalpost.com Supplier woes stir Apple demand fears, Asian parts makers dive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/apple-shares-slide-after-supplier-cirrus-logics-weak-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Noel Randewich</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's shares fell below $400 on Wednesday for the first time since December 2011 after a U.S. chip supplier's disappointing revenue forecast fanned fears about weakening demand for the iPhone and iPad as competition intensifies.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/apple-shares-slide-after-supplier-cirrus-logics-weak-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Computer hardware Computing Electronics Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:31:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5818491 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple unlocks more cash for investors as profit slides http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130423/apple-revenue-beats-wall-street-view-doubles-capital-return <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday bowed to investors' demands to share more of its $145 billion (95.1 billion pounds) cash pile, while posting its first quarterly profit decline in more than a decade.</p> <p>The new expanded capital plan includes issuing debt for the first time to fund $100 billion in share repurchases and higher dividends until the end of 2015. That doubles the amount from a program set up last year and makes Apple the largest dividend-paying company in the world.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130423/apple-revenue-beats-wall-street-view-doubles-capital-return" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Computer hardware Computing Electronics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:00:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5823580 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple's cash plan takes heat off Cook, buys him time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/apples-cash-plan-takes-heat-cook-buys-him-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Ben Berkowitz</p> <p>(Reuters) - Tim Cook wants investors to "think different" about Apple: less as a hyper-growth startup-like company and more as a mature but robust technology corporation with the world's biggest dividend.</p> <p>If Wall Street follows Apple Inc's famous advertising slogan of old, it may relieve some of the pressure on Apple's chief executive, quiet investors' grumbling about its recent share price slide, and buy the company time to do what it says it does best: come up with and market new products.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/apples-cash-plan-takes-heat-cook-buys-him-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Computing ITunes Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 04:00:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5823770 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple shares fall as buyback, dividend hike fail to please http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/analysts-cut-apple-targets-profit-decline-soft-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc are set to open down 3 percent on Wednesday as the company's plan to return $100 billion in capital failed to appease shareholders shaken by the iPhone maker's first quarterly drop in profit in a decade.</p> <p>A soft outlook from Apple for the current quarter prompted at least 17 brokerages to slash their price targets on the iPhone maker's shares by up to $180 per share.</p> <p>Apple forecast revenue of $33.5 billion to $35.5 billion this quarter, lagging Wall Street's average expectations of $38.2 billion.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/analysts-cut-apple-targets-profit-decline-soft-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. 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