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ANALYST: New iPads Are Coming In March (AAPL)

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Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets reports that a fifth-generation iPad and second-generation iPad Mini will arrive to consumers in March. From his note: Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the second-generation iPad mini this March. The iPad 5 is expected to be lighter...
ANALYST: New iPads Are Coming In March (AAPL)
Congress to probe Facebook, underwriters for answers

Apple-connected suppliers see record monthly sales jump

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A group of Apple suppliers tracked by Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White saw preliminary July sales rise 14 percent month-over-month, notes AppleInsider. White comments that the the figure is the best monthly growth the group has ever seen, almost twice the average 8.5 percent increase witnessed during the last...
Apple-connected suppliers see record monthly sales jump
Apple to become most profitable company ever

Ex-MD in equity capital markets: 'It's a bit like insurance fraud'

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Joris speaks to a former investment banker about stress, disillusionment and the strategies behind the Facebook flotation • This monologue is part of a series in which people across the financial sector speak about their working livesHe is an inconspicuous man with an easy laugh, English, in his mid 40s....
Ex-MD in equity capital markets: 'It's a bit like insurance fraud'

Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity

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Arguing that Apple's dominance of the consumer electronics market is positioned to go unchecked for the foreseeable future, Topeka Capital Markets on Monday initiated coverage of the iPad maker with a staggering $1001 price target on the company's shares....
Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity
Apple, lord of the iRings? Apple 60″ HDTV, mini second-screen iTV, and magic controller ring rumors
Bloomberg chimes in: Cheaper iPhone launches this year
In risky move, T-Mobile to eliminate mobile handset subsidies entirely

Apple Sells Three Million iPads and iPad Minis in Opening Weekend

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Apple today announced that it has sold a total of three million iPads since the launch of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad on Friday. The number was not broken down into separate counts of iPad and iPad mini sales.Apple today announced it has sold three million iPads in just...
Apple Sells Three Million iPads and iPad Minis in Opening Weekend

iPhone 5S to offer multiple screen sizes, analyst says

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Apple's next iPhone will be available in two or three different screen sizes and launch in July, says an analyst with Topeka Capital Markets. [Read more]...
iPhone 5S to offer multiple screen sizes, analyst says

Has Apple really started to rot? | Nils Pratley on Saturday

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• Too early to write off Apple• Growth, not EU membership is the real problem• Tax transparency• Kate Swann's exit at WH SmithA little sympathy for Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, is in order. Following Steve Jobs was never going to be easy, but he has hardly been helped...
Has Apple really started to rot? | Nils Pratley on Saturday

More Evidence Apple Is Going To Have A Huge September (AAPL)

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Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets has one of the more interesting ways to forecast Apple's future products and earnings. He maintains what he calls the "Apple Monitor," which tracks suppliers who make the parts that go into Apple products. When the Apple Monitor does well, it's an indication that...
More Evidence Apple Is Going To Have A Huge September (AAPL)

'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

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Microsoft's new Surface tablet will do nothing to slow down the iPad, says Apple analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. In a note this morning, he writes, "If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the compliments from Microsoft poured down like a torrential storm on Apple last night....
'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

Tweet the Market: Hedge Fund That Traded Twitter Sentiment Relaunches for Mass Use

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Mr. Hawtin. (Screen grab.) Remember the so-called Twitter hedge fund, Derwent Capital Markets, which parlayed research indicating that tweeted sentiments tracked well with the Dow Jones Industrial Average to fashion a social-media based trading algorithm? Derwent closed its doors in May, not because an investment strategy based on the mood...
Tweet the Market: Hedge Fund That Traded Twitter Sentiment Relaunches for Mass Use

TuneIn raises $25 million, nabs new CFO from Google to monetize radio streaming

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Palo Alto, California-based TuneIn has raised a new $25 million round of funding, and it plans to put that money to good use. TuneIn CEO John Donham told me Tuesday that he intends to spend a big chunk of his new funding on a monetization strategy that could help radio...
TuneIn raises $25 million, nabs new CFO from Google to monetize radio streaming

Report: Apple considered investing in Sharp for LCD tech

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On the heels of the news from last month that Foxconn had bought a 46.5 percent stake in Sharp's LCD business, analyst Brian White with Topeka Capital Markets say that Apple "debated" buying a share of Sharp itself. White says his information comes from a technology trade show he attended...
Report: Apple considered investing in Sharp for LCD tech
'iPhone 5S' to reportedly launch by June with multiple color options and two different display sizes

Apple's raises $17 billion in record-breaking bond offering

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Its six-part debt issue was immediately oversubscribed FORTUNE -- Steve Jobs didn't like to borrow money. For the nearly 15 years he ran Apple (AAPL) as CEO -- interim or otherwise -- the company was debt-free and, for the last half-dozen years, cash rich. But Jobs loved superlatives and nice...
Apple's raises $17 billion in record-breaking bond offering

Early iPhone 5 Purchases Trend Toward iPhone 4S Upgraders and Black Models Amid Long Lines

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Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has released a new report analyzing some launch-day iPhone 5 data based on a limited survey of 100 purchasers at Apple retail stores in New York City. According to White's data, half of surveyed iPhone 5 were upgrading from the iPhone 4S, which itself...
Early iPhone 5 Purchases Trend Toward iPhone 4S Upgraders and Black Models Amid Long Lines

Sharp rumored to be supplying Apple TV LCDs in Q3 2012

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Sharp will start delivering LCD panels to Foxconn in the third quarter in preparation for a production of an Apple TV set, according to Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White, quoting Chinese news site 21cbh.com. The claim is said to be based on information from a Sharp executive and other...
Sharp rumored to be supplying Apple TV LCDs in Q3 2012

Poll: Would you buy a blue, pink or yellow iPhone 5S?

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A report issued by Topeka Capital Markets on Wednesday morning suggested that Apple (AAPL) has some big changes in store for the next-generation iPhone. According to analyst Brian White, the “iPhone 5S” will be available with two different screen sizes to help Apple better address emerging markets, marking the first...
Poll: Would you buy a blue, pink or yellow iPhone 5S?

'iPad Mini' Launch Supplies Reportedly Challenged by Component Yield Issues

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In the lead-up to major Apple product launches, there are almost inevitably reports of production problems that result in the company having lower stocks on hand than it initially hoped for, sometimes leading to extended shortages as the company's supply chain works to catch up to demand. The iPhone 5...
'iPad Mini' Launch Supplies Reportedly Challenged by Component Yield Issues

Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

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Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is meeting with investors in New York today, a person familiar with the matter said, days before the lifting of a ban on stock sales by some of the company's biggest shareholders. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Microsoft Corp. and...
Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

iPhone 5S to Launch in August in 5 Different Colors?

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Following a research note from Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White stating that the iPhone 5S would launch in two or three different sizes, Japanese website Macotakara has released a report suggesting that the iPhone 5S will come in five colors, including the original black and white. The site also mentions...
iPhone 5S to Launch in August in 5 Different Colors?
Poll finds people want an 'iPhone 5S' with new color options

Later-stage VC valuations on the rise, and so are 'up rounds'

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We’ve certainly seen an uptick in venture capital activity in recent months, with $312 million invested in Washington state startups during the second quarter alone. Now, here comes some evidence that those deals are getting done at healthy valuations, running counter to what some have dubbed the “Facebook effect.”...
Later-stage VC valuations on the rise, and so are 'up rounds'

Rumor claims battery production problems with next iPhone

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One Apple supplier is having serious problems providing batteries for the next iPhone, according to a Sina.com report quoted by Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White. The site is claiming that only 30 percent of the batteries produced by the supplier are meeting Apple standards. While the unnamed firm is...
Rumor claims battery production problems with next iPhone

Apple working on 'at least two' iPhone screen sizes, analyst claims

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The next-generation iPhone will launch with "at least two screen sizes" as options, says Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White. The claim is based on a meeting with a company in Apple's supply chain. White argues that the new phone could potentially even launch with as many as three different...
Apple working on 'at least two' iPhone screen sizes, analyst claims

GUEST COLUMN Don’t let ‘Charlie’ get stranded!

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By Alex Lu Over the past few years, the MBTA has made great strides in reducing costs and improving service, making Boston’s system the envy of other Northeast cities. However, Forward Funding legislation, which requires the MBTA to borrow against future revenue to pay for capital projects, is dedicating increasing...
GUEST COLUMN Don’t let ‘Charlie’ get stranded!
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