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The sudden collapse of GT Advanced Technologies surprised everyone last week, including Apple, but according to new info obtained by the Wall Street Journal, key executives at GTAT knew its sapphire production deal was in trouble as early as February… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus may have shattered preorder records in the U.S. and elsewhere with a massive 4 million units reservations, but that’s apparently nothing compared to China. Having had its arrival in China delayed to a lack of regulatory… Read more ›

Apple shipped a massive 4.9 million Macs in Q3

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports about the death of PCs have been greatly exaggerated. Or they have for Apple, at least. According to new numbers from market analysts IDC, Apple sold an impressive 4.9 million Macs in the third quarter… Read more ›

It’s been one month since Apple blasted U2’s loud, proud, and totally free new album, Song of Innocence, onto every iTunes account in the world, and now the the complaints have died down, Eddie Cue has revealed how enormously successful… Read more ›

New details have emerged about the surprise bankruptcy protection filing of GT Advanced Technologies, a.k.a. the company that was supplying Apple with its sapphire. As per the Wall Street Journal, Apple agreed to lend GT Advanced a total of $ 578… Read more ›

China may be getting the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus a little later than many parts of the world, but that doesn’t seem to have slowed down demand any. Ever since being made available for preorder late last week, upwards of 4.85… Read more ›

Forget those ridiculous rumors that the huge quantities of smuggled handsets had all but killed iPhone 6 interest in China! According to new reports coming out of China, both retailers and carriers have taken in a massive 2 million reservations just… Read more ›

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is notorious for its empire of iPhone-assembling employees and robots, but the electronics manufacturer is looking to shift gears, by building a dirt cheap electric car, and it’s already investing $ 811 million to speed up the… Read more ›

Top Apple execs sell $143 million worth of stock

Five top Apple execs — including Tim Cook and Phil Schiller — unloaded $ 143 million AAPL shares as part of a 10b5-1 planned sale, according to a new report from Barron’s. Cook sold 348,425 Apple shares for $ 35,250,297, while Schiller dropped 348,846… Read more ›

After an “unprecedented” order for manufacturers, record-breaking preorders, and a monster first day on sale, how did the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus do over its first weekend? Incredibly well, says proud parent Apple, which put out a press release… Read more ›