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Third Apple Co-Founder Sold 10% Share of Company 12 Days After Forming

Ron Wayne, the third co-founder of Apple, sold his 10% stake in the company 12 days after it was officially formed in 1976 for $800, plus $1,500 later in exchange for forfeiting any claims against Apple. That same 10% share would be worth $35 billion today, or roughly 15.2 million times what Wayne sold it for in 1976. Wayne and Jobs knew each other from their days at Atari, and Wayne happened to be in  [Read More…]

AT&T Sold 3.6M iPhones in June Quarter

How has the waiting game for a new iPhone affected activations at initial carrier AT&T? The company announced Thursday it activated 3.6 million iPhones in the June quarter, more than half of the total 5.6 million smartphones sold during the period. That mirrors AT&T’s March quarter, placing all eyes on Verizon Wireless, Apple’s second U.S. iPhone carrier. AT&T said iPhone activations “remain strong” with 24 percent from new subscribers. During the  [Read More…]

Microsoft Sold 507,000 Xbox 360 Units, Nearly Doubles Wii And PS3 In June

According to new market data, Microsoft managed to sell 507,000 Xbox 360?s in the month of June, selling nearly twice as many as other current-generation competitors. This is a positive outcome for the 6-year-old console. xbox360_logo This data was released by NPD, a market researcher, and later confirmed by Microsoft itself in a press release. Despite slowing demand for consumer products throughout this year, the console has managed to continue to grow year-over-year,  [Read More…]

Microsoft Has Now Sold Over 400 Million Copies Of Windows 7 To Date

According to Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer, the Redmond company has sold 400 million Windows 7 licenses since the product was first released in October 2009, which is equal to about 7 copies a second being sold, ironically. Windows7_logo Steve Ballmer announced the figure today at the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference. Brandon LeBlanc, Communications Manager at Microsoft, later expressed the companies great satisfaction with today’s news on the official Windows blog: Our previous statement of 7  [Read More…]

Apple Sold 18.65 Million iPhones, 4.69 Million iPads, 9.02 Million iPods & Made $24.67 Billion Revenue [Q2 2011 Results]

Apple has just posted earnings for Q2 2011. They have managed to sold a record number of 18.65 million iPhones, 4.69 million iPads, 9.02 million iPods, 3.76 million Macs, and made around $ 24.67 billion in revenue. These statistics are slightly lower than the earnings recorded for Q1 2011 where the Cupertino-based company broke its own previous records.

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Full press release is as follows:

CUPERTINO, California—April 20, 2011—Apple®  [Read More…]

iPad 2 Reportedly Sold Out in Most International Markets

Click the image to open in full size. It will come as little surprise to many that Apple has reportedly sold out of the iPad 2 in most of the 25 countries that received the second generation tablet just this past Friday. According to multiple consumer reports and just as many published mainstream media investigations, the tablet was largely sold out by Saturday in almost every market in which it became available just 24  [Read More…]

iPad 2 Completely Sold Out, Everywhere

Click the image to open in full size.  The iPad 2, released on Friday, apparently sold out of every store in the United States by Saturday. That’s what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster learned from a survey he did of retailers across the country this weekend, and what’s being confirmed by Deutsche Bank analysts this morning. Munster estimates something between 400,000 and 500,000 iPad 2s were sold this weekend, as compared to 300,000 original iPads  [Read More…]

GSM Version Of iPad 2 3G Will Be Sold Unlocked, Mostly & New SIM Slot Location

Announced on March 2nd, the iPad 2 will once again be available in GSM guise, and for the last week one question has been on everybody’s lips: Is the GSM iPad unlocked? The answer is yes. Ish.

Citing the usual ‘people familiar with the iPad 2?, 9to5Mac claims that the GSM iPad 2 will actually be unlocked in most markets, though their sources haven’t yet confirmed which markets they  [Read More…]