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Tim Cook is “Incredibly Optimistic” about Deal with China Mobile





Tim Cook is “incredibly optimistic” about the deal with China Mobile. This is what he said on a small meeting ahead of iPhone 5s launch on the world’s largest carrier network. Well, the fact that Apple’s iPhone will officially debut on the world’s most profitable market on Friday would make any Apple employee happy and optimistic, I guess.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014. 17:41

Smartphone Sales Growth Slowing in China in Q4



Chinese market is one of the most profitable in the entire world. This is probably one of the main reasons why Apple decided to sign a partnership deal with China Mobile - guys from Cupertino don’t want to lose such powerful source of income. However, according to some analysts (via AppleInsider), the smartphone sales growth is slowing in China these days.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 21:05

China Mobile Deal Can Boost iPhone Sales by 12 Million Units in 2014



According to the latest rumors, the deal between the company from Cupertino and China Mobile can possibly boost iPhone sales by at least 12 million units in 2014. Moreover, there’s potential for even higher sales rates.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013. 1:42

China Mobile Denies Signing Deal with Apple - Negotiations in Progress



A few days ago The Wall Street Journal published a report claiming that Apple and China Mobile signed the partnership agreement. Well, looks like these companies actually failed to finish the negotiations and the information, provided by an unknown source, is just fake. What that means is that we don’t know for sure if the iPhone will debut on China Mobile network by the end of this year or not.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 0:01

Experts Raised Target Price for AAPL



According to Fortune’s latest report, the experts from Deutsche Bank and Global Equities Research have raised the target price for AAPL. They say such predictions appeared after the analysts took a look at company’s Black Friday sales results.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 3:07

Apple Shared its Financial Results for Q4



A few days ago, Apple shared its financial results for the fourth quarter. These results prove that the company from Cupertino still remains one of the most successful in the world.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013. 19:54

Apple Reportedly Increases iPhone 5s Production by 75% and Decreases iPhone 5c Production by 35%



According to the latest NPD report, Apple is sure to cut the production of the iPhone 5c by 35% and boost the production of the flagship iPhone 5s by 75% soon. Such changes are no doubt caused by poor sales of the plastic model in China and all over the world - people still prefer high-end 5s to less expensive 5c and this is probably a surprise for Apple.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, October 19th, 2013. 17:48

iPhone 5s May Increase Apple's Gross Margins up to 40% in the Coming Quarters



iPhone 5s is a very successful device in both U.S. and international markets. In fact, it is so much popular among the customers that can possibly help the company from Cupertino boost the gross margins to incredible 40%. Well, this is at least what Maynard Um of Wells Fargo Securities predicts (via AppleInsider).


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013. 1:05

Apple's iPhone 5C Expected to Have Greatest U.S. Benefit for T-Mobile



Apple’s new lower cost iPhone 5C is expected to have the greatest domestic benefit for T-Mobile. You see, this carrier has always been considered as the one for budget-oriented subscribers - combine this with the cheap plastic iPhone and you'll get profit.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013. 0:25

Foxconn profits raise by 41% due to high iPhone sales



According to The Wall Street Journal, Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, widely recognized as  Foxconn, has experienced an abrupt upsurge of 41% of the second quarter profits. Foxconn is Apple's leading iPhone and iPad assembler, and the increase in revenue is accounte to by high iPhone sales rates.

The report notes that 40% of Foxconn's profits come from Apple.  In the second quarter of 2013 the figure of net profit of Hon Hai Precision Industry reached the top point of NT$16.98 billion (USD $566.7 Million) as compared NT$12.06 billion (USD $402 million) from the same period in 2012.


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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013. 15:55

UniMicron and Foxconn Dump Toxic Waste into Rivers?



Apple suppliers - UniMicron and Foxconn - are accused of dumping toxic waste into nearby rivers, The Wall Street Journal reports. Taking into account numerous accusations and suspicions of local environmental groups, Chinese government decided to begin the investigation of the incident.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, August 5th, 2013. 18:55

Apple is EA's biggest retail partner



According to EA quarterly report, Apple has become the company's biggest retail partner.  EA gained more money through Apple than any other single partner. It's revenue from smartphones and tablets reached  $90  million , although it was not specified how much of that was exclusive to iOS.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out had the highest quarterly profit and the last three quarters were more prosperous than any other previous quarters. Other games like Real Racing 3 also gained quite a lot of money as well. The racing game boasts 45 million downloads and averages 2 million daily users.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, July 25th, 2013. 0:30

Apple's Looking for New Suppliers



AppleInsider reports that according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Apple’s currently looking for new suppliers. And there’re three main candidates, namely Taiwan's Compal Communications, Wistron and Inventec Appliances. The first company once worked for Nokia, Sony and Lenovo; the second one is a BlackBerry supplier and as to the third firm - it is currently working on Apple’s iPod.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, July 12th, 2013. 22:26

Apple Is at #19 in the Fortune's Global 500 List



According to the Fortune’s latest annual list of the world’s most successful companies, Apple ranks #19. As to the top five spots, they are occupied by such corporations as Royal Dutch Shell, Wal-Mart, Exxon Mobil, Sinopec Group and China National Petroleum.


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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013. 18:11

Japan largest carrier refuses to work with Apple



NTT DoCoMo, the biggest mobile carrier in Japan, is facing a serious problem of losing clients. Its firm denial to work with Apple iPhone cost it 3.2 million users over the last 4 and a half years. It is put down to high popularity of iPhone in Japan. Being the most desirable smartphone, it occupies a 42 % share of cell phone sales.

NTT DoCoMo CEO Kaoru Kayo says:

Our aim is to develop a special “lifestyle system”. It requires preinstalled software on mobile phones.

Naturally, remembering how closed iOS system is, Apple does not let NTT DoCoMo install any programs on its devices. Another problem issue is placing carrier’s logo on the iPhone. It is obvious that California-based company refuses to accept there conditions.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, July 5th, 2013. 23:25