september 29

september 29

Record iPhone 5 preorders increase confidence in 10M Sept. quarter sales

appleinsider.com
With Apple's iPhone 5 already off to a record setting start, market watchers have expressed greater confidence that Apple could sell as many as 10 million units before the current quarter ends on September 29....
Record iPhone 5 preorders increase confidence in 10M Sept. quarter sales
Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Experiencing Major, Prolonged Outage

Apple Comes Up Short in Q3 as Profits Miss Street Expectations

allthingsd.com
Apple just reported its quarterly earnings of $8.67 per share on sales of $35.97 billion. The earnings were lower than the $8.75 consensus though sales beat the $35.8 billion in sales that analysts had expected. Both numbers were as usual, substantially higher than Apple’s guidance of $7.65 per share and...
Apple Comes Up Short in Q3 as Profits Miss Street Expectations
Google TV remote patent reveals Siri-like, location-based voice navigation for live television
Apple fiscal 2012 wrap-up: Peter Oppenheimer named Principal Accounting Officer, R&D up $1B, 390 retail stores

Refurbished Motorola Xoom tablets may still have old user data

www.theverge.com
A batch of refurbished Motorola Xoom tablets sold last year weren't quite as good as new. Motorola has confirmed that some of the tablets it sent to Woot weren't refurbished properly to erase old user data, meaning that the new users could still see things like account information or...
Refurbished Motorola Xoom tablets may still have old user data

Zombie corpse of Lehman Brothers sues Intel over bad billion-dollar deal

arstechnica.com
Disgraced investment services firm Lehman Brothers emerged in 2012 from behind the largest Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in US history, brought about by its role in the subprime lending crisis. The company is now engaged in a long and complex liquidation, slowly chopping itself into $65 billion worth of...
Zombie corpse of Lehman Brothers sues Intel over bad billion-dollar deal

Apple is opening its second retail store in Hong Kong on September 29

thenextweb.com
We’ve known for a while that Apple is developing a new retail in Hong Kong and now the store has been given an official launch date, after the company revealed it will open its doors on September 29. The information for the Festival Walk-based store is up on the Apple Hong...
Apple is opening its second retail store in Hong Kong on September 29

AMD Lowers Sales Guidance, Citing Weakening Demand for Chips

allthingsd.com
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices did just what a chipmaker is expected to do in a market where PC sales are slowing down substantially: It just took down its guidance for the third quarter. In announcement that cross the wires minutes ago, AMD said it expects sales to decrease by about...
AMD Lowers Sales Guidance, Citing Weakening Demand for Chips

Supply shortages notwithstanding, 59 analysts predict 26.3M (mean) iPhones sold in Q4

9to5mac.com
Apple has been selling iPhone 5′s as fast as they can make them since its mid-September launch. However, preorder delays and retail shortages related to manufacturing troubles meant Apple was a little shy of the 10 million units predicted by analysts for opening weekend. We know Apple sold at least...
Supply shortages notwithstanding, 59 analysts predict 26.3M (mean) iPhones sold in Q4

Apple posts record quarter, $36B in revenue

www.electronista.com
Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter ended September 29, 2012. The company posted quarterly revenue of $36 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.2 billion. The Q4 results compare to revenue of $28.3 billion and net profit of $6.6 billion in the same quarter last...
Apple posts record quarter, $36B in revenue

Apple looks to open another Hong Kong store on September 29

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The company's new store will be in Festival Walk in Kowloon Tong, and hold its grand opening at 10 a.m. on September 29. [Read more]...
Apple looks to open another Hong Kong store on September 29

iPhone 5 Sales Top Five Million in Launch Weekend

www.macrumors.com
Apple today announced opening weekend sales of the iPhone 5 topped five million units, exceeding the four million iPhone 4S units sold during that device's debut weekend last year. The number follows the company's earlier announcements that it had taken over two million pre-orders for the device. Apple also announced...
iPhone 5 Sales Top Five Million in Launch Weekend

The Jailbreaking scene gets its own WWDC as JailbreakCon moves to San Francisco

thenextweb.com
Jailbreaking, the process of eliminating the barriers put in place by Apple to protect its iOS ecosystem, doesn’t have a minor hobbyist following, it’s evolved into a movement, where developers and mobile hackers work together to cater for millions of iOS device owners around the world. Last year, London became...
The Jailbreaking scene gets its own WWDC as JailbreakCon moves to San Francisco

Lehman's Bankruptcy Worked Out Well For Intel, Anyway

www.techdirt.com
Cross-posted from One possible reaction to Apple's gigantic tax-optimized share repurchase program is to think that spending a lot of time fiddling with how to optimize your share repurchase program might mean you're out of better ideas. You can ponder whether this Intel share repurchase trade described in a...
Lehman's Bankruptcy Worked Out Well For Intel, Anyway

Apple's 2012 Annual Report: More Employees, More Office Space, More Sales

www.macrumors.com
Apple today filed its 2012 annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the document reveals a few interesting tidbits of information: - Apple now has 72,800 "full-time equivalent" employees, up from 60,400 last year. The company also went from employing 2,900 "full-time equivalent" temporary employees and contractors...
Apple's 2012 Annual Report: More Employees, More Office Space, More Sales
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