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Apple quarterly sales misses expectations

Times of Oman - 20 Oct, 2011
NEW YORK: Apple fell in German trading after profit missed analysts' predictions for the first time in at least six years, evidence that customers delayed iPhone purchases before the release of the latest model. Profit was $6.62 billion, ...

Apple's IOS 5 More Catch-Up Than Forge-Ahead: Rich Jaroslovsky

San Francisco Chronicle - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- As impressive as it was for Apple Inc. to sell four million new iPhones last week, millions more users will be affected by another release: iOS 5, the latest version of the operating system that runs every iPhone, iPad and iPod ...

Apple and the age-old 'cash question'

MarketWatch - Therese Poletti - 20 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) " Once investors calm down after Apple Inc.'s earnings disappointment, the bullish ones will point again to its ever-growing cash pile, which climbed even higher in the last quarter. ...

Apple's Profits Climbs 54% But Company's Shares Drop by 5%

eTaiwan News - 20 Oct, 2011
Though Apple has strong sales of the iPhone and iPad in its fiscal fourth quarter which rose to 54% earnings, The company's shares fell 5% in recent after-hours trading to $401.34, as results missed analysts' expectations. It's been well known to all ...

Siri on iPhone 4S Coming to Other Apple Devices with No iOS 5 Jailbreak?

eTaiwan News - Jason Van Hoven - 20 Oct, 2011
Siri on the iPhone 4S has been one of Apple's premier new features. It adapts to the user's individual preferences over time and personalizes results, as well as accomplishing tasks such as making ...

Top 3 iPhone 4S complaints

eTaiwan News - Yen Hsieh - 20 Oct, 2011
Technical difficulties arise when a new technology is introduced. Those who are interested in getting an iPhone 4S may want to know what problems iPhone 4S users are experiencing. It may take Apple some time to resolve some of the most ...

Now, China second-largest market for Apple

Economic Times - 20 Oct, 2011
BEIJING: Apple Inc. said China has become its largest market after the US as the iPhone, iPad and iMac computer maker opened an online store last year and six retail outlets in the past three years in the Asian nation. China, the world's most populous ...

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Wall Street Journal (blog) - Geoffrey A. Fowler - 20 Oct, 2011
Earnings rose 54% on strong sales of the iPhone and iPad. The company sold 17.1 million iPhones, a 21% increase from the same period last year. Mac Sales saw a 26% increase. The company also reported earnings of $6.62 billion. Revenue increased 39% to ...

Apple loses round in Wall St.'s expectations game

The Seattle Times - Michael Liedtke - 20 Oct, 2011
AP Technology Writer Apple did just about everything right in its latest quarter. The company increased its profit by more than 50 percent and boosted revenue by nearly 40 percent over the same quarter last year. ...

Apple learns investors can be tougher to please than the millions buying its ...

Washington Post - 20 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO " Call it the curse of great expectations. Apple did just about everything right in its latest quarter. The company increased its profit by more than 50 percent and boosted revenue by nearly 40 percent over the same quarter last year. ...

Yes! Jailbreak iOS 5 for iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPad

Computerworld (blog) - Richi Jennings - 20 Oct, 2011
It's time to grab the jailbreak for iOS 5, on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, or iPad. Prepare to free yourself from Apple's totalitarian walled garden of parody-free, sexless, family friendliness. ...

iPhone 4S: revamp rather than a breathtaking redesign

Sydney Morning Herald - Adam Turner - 20 Oct, 2011
This triumphant customer waves an iPhone 4S at an Apple Store in New York. Photo: Reuters Can't wait for the iPhone 5? Get your minor improvements with Apple's latest instead. IT'S A revamp rather than a breathtaking redesign but Apple's iPhone 4S is a ...

Head's in iCloud, heart's with Siri

Sydney Morning Herald - Garry Barker - 20 Oct, 2011
Thanks to the iCloud service, music, photos, videos and more are shared between iDevices - and Macs - automatically. Photo: Bloomberg Apple is letting you store everything remotely while its iOS 5 gets up close and personal. ...

Apple shares fall on iPhone sales miss

MarketWatch - Dan Gallagher, Steve Gelsi - 20 Oct, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) " Shares of Apple Inc. fell on Wednesday after lower-than-expected iPhone sales led to the company missing Wall Street's profit forecasts for its fourth fiscal quarter. ...

Brokers' Take

Business Times (subscription) - 20 Oct, 2011
APPLE Inc missed street estimates with revenue of US$28.3 billion, compared to a consensus forecast of US$29.7 billion. iPhone sales were down 16 per cent qoq to 17 million, 15 per cent short of analyst expectations, as consumers were believed to have ...

Apple shares slide in fourth quarter

gulfnews.com - Derek Baldwin - 20 Oct, 2011
Dubai: Apple's failure to meet earnings estimates in the fourth quarter hurt shares in early trading yesterday. Shares slid by more than five per cent to dip below $400 (Dh1,468) after the world's most highly valued ...

Apple looks to Middle East and China

gulfnews.com - Derek Baldwin - 20 Oct, 2011
A customer checks out the iPhone 4S at an Apple Store in San Francisco. Apple believes sales of the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S are only going to grow as points of sale continue to expand around the world into emerging ...

IPhone 4S Strains Sprint Network

Forbes - 20 Oct, 2011
Since 2001, we've been educating millions of monthly readers about mobile technology and its effect on the world. Regularly recognized as an authority in the industry, we're often cited as experts in major media outlets such as the New York Times, ...

Humble Pie On Wall Street's Menu After Apple's Earnings Sour

Wall Street Journal - Ian Thomson - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) rare disappointing earnings results have caused some on Wall Street to eat a slice of humble pie. The consumer electronics giant's fiscal fourth-quarter earnings missed analysts' expectations ...

Apple Loses Some of Its Shine

Wall Street Journal - Jessica E. Vascellaro, Ian Sherr - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple shares drop following a disappointing earnings report, in which the company didn't sell as many iPhone as Wall Street was expecting, Heard on the Street's Rolfe Winkler reports on Markets Hub. ...

Apple's Results and Falling Share Price: Yes, Stock Markets are Forward Looking

Forbes - 20 Oct, 2011
I'm a Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London, a writer here and there on this and that and strangely, one of the global experts on the metal scandium, one of the rare earths. An odd thing to be but someone does have to be such and in this flavour ...

Apple stock slips after 'rare miss' on earnings

CNET (blog) - Lance Whitney - 20 Oct, 2011
At daybreak on October 14, shoppers gather at the Apple Store in Emeryville, Calif., to be among the first to buy the iPhone 4S. Apple's fourth quarter disappointed Wall Street, ...

Apple's Quarterly Report Disappoints Wall Street

Slate Magazine - Greg Howard - 20 Oct, 2011
(The new Apple iPhone is displayed at an Apple store on October 14, 2011 in San Francisco.) For the first time in years, Apple's quarterly results failed to live up to Wall Street's ...

Apple shares pare losses after rare earnings miss

Globe and Mail - simon avery - 20 Oct, 2011
Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL-Q stabilized on Wednesday, following a drop of more than 5 per cent in after-hours trading on Tuesday evening when the company reported a rare miss in quarterly results. The shares briefly dipped below $399 (US) during the ...

Apple iPhone 4S: How is it?

Stuff.co.nz - 20 Oct, 2011
Complaints are being logged on Apple's site about a colored tint affecting some iPhone 4Ss, obvious when compared to the iPhone 4. Others complain about the 4S screen looking washed out. Is the tint a result of residue left over from manufacturing that ...

Apple full year profits rise 85%

BBC News - 20 Oct, 2011
The world's most valuable technology company, Apple, has reported an 85% rise in its full-year results. Net profit for the year ending 24 September was $25.9bn (£16.5bn). However, its shares fell more than 5% in after-hours trading after fourth quarter ...

MacBook Air sales help Apple earnings

ZDNet UK - David Meyer - 20 Oct, 2011
Sales of Mac computers were a bright spot in Apple's fourth quarter, which failed to live up to analyst expectations as the company prepared for the iPhone 4S launch. Apple's Tim Cook has hailed Apple's ...

Apple shares slide after rare earnings miss

Reuters - 20 Oct, 2011
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Apple Inc shares fell more than 5 percent on Wednesday, the first trading session after a rare quarterly earnings miss, but analysts said the drop presented a buying opportunity for investors. On Tuesday, Apple stunned Wall Street ...

Weighing Whether To Buy Apple's Dip

Forbes - 20 Oct, 2011
Apple (AAPL) missed big on the top- and bottom-line in yesterday's earnings report, a surprising turn for a company known for routinely topping forecasts. The miss surprised Wall Street, dropping the stock about 5% back down to the $400 level this ...

Apple Shares Open 4.9% Lower After 4Q Earnings Miss

Wall Street Journal - Matt Jarzemsky - 20 Oct, 2011
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares opened 4.9% lower Wednesday, potentially the start of one of their biggest single-day selloffs in recent years, after the consumer electronics maker reported ...

 

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