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Foxconn Tries to Move Beyond Apple’s Shadow

Foxconn Tries to Move Beyond Apple’s Shadow | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Foxconn, an electronics contractor in China that was criticized for poor conditions in factories making Apple products, is moving to develop its own goods, like televisions.
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How Apple's iWatch Will Push Big Data Analytics | SmartData Collective

How Apple's iWatch Will Push Big Data Analytics | SmartData Collective | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Apple's next big innovation - a watch - will provide massive fuel for big data analytics.
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Apple’s iPhone strategy: Market share or profit margin? – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

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Apple’s huge profit margin on the iPhone 5 explained! Cult of Apple responsible

Apple’s huge profit margin on the iPhone 5 explained! Cult of Apple responsible | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
The iPhone family of products (handsets and accessories) has allowed Apple to make over $150 billion in revenue with over 100 million units of the iPhone so
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AAPL Is to Samsung as Starbucks Is to Folgers, Says Lazard - Tech Trader Daily - Barrons.com

Lazard Capital Markets‘s Edward Parker today initiated coverage of Apple (AAPL) with a Buy rating and a $540 price target, arguing the Street has its conception of the company all wrong, that it is in fact a “storage” company whose appeal is closer...
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Samsung Sees Boost From Phones

Samsung Sees Boost From Phones | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Samsung projected a sharp increase in first-quarter operating profit on strong sales of smartphones, a trend analysts expect to continue as the South Korean company begins selling its Galaxy S 4.
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Apple's Higher Mix of Larger Memory iPhones Could Lead to Stable Gross Margins - Forbes

Apple's Higher Mix of Larger Memory iPhones Could Lead to Stable Gross Margins - Forbes | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Apple's Higher Mix of Larger Memory iPhones Could Lead to Stable Gross Margins.
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The Apple Economy Isn't Done Yet

The Apple Economy Isn't Done Yet | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
The new earnings release, strong as it was, only served to accentuate the great debate about the company’s prospects.
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Apple Q2 2013 hardware sales: By the numbers | ZDNet

Apple Q2 2013 hardware sales: By the numbers | ZDNet | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Apple's Q2 2013 financial data is out, telling us, among other things, how much hardware the technology powerhouse sold over the past quarter. How does this three month period compare to previous quarters?
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Five Subtle But Important Points From Apple Earnings And Its Report Card - Forbes

Five Subtle But Important Points From Apple Earnings And Its Report Card - Forbes | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Management signaled five points during the earrings release to suggest that the wheels have not come off the Apple bus. Apple has not forgotten innovation and is aggressively returning some of its cash stockpile to investors.
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Apple' results, the "experts" and where the puck is going

Apple' results, the "experts" and where the puck is going | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Apple will report yet another profitable quarter later on today, anticipated at $9 billion plus -- more than Microsoft and Google made in their last quarter combined.
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Apple results: focus on decline obscures strength - Telegraph

Apple results: focus on decline obscures strength - Telegraph | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
As Apple prepares to announce its latest results, Matt Warman argues the company remains the strongest force in its industry.
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NPD: Apple's iTunes accounts for 67% of TV downloads, 65% of movies

NPD: Apple's iTunes accounts for 67% of TV downloads, 65% of movies | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Just as is the case with digital music downloads, iTunes' early-mover advantage in video downloads has secured it a massive lead over its competitors in the sector, according to new findings.
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Apple's Basic Strategic Problem: Market Share Or Profit Margin? - Forbes

Apple's Basic Strategic Problem: Market Share Or Profit Margin? - Forbes | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
An interesting little piece of data that highlights Apple's basic business conundrum. Should they be going for market share or should they instead be looking at maintaining profit margins?
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iPhone 5 16GB costs an estimated $207 to build | ZDNet

iPhone 5 16GB costs an estimated $207 to build | ZDNet | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
A 16GB iPhone 5 that Apple sells for $649 only costs the company an estimated $207 to manufacture. Apple also charges an incredible $100 premium for only $10 worth of NAND storage.
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DailyTech - Samsung Sets Profit Record, but Growth, Margins Suffer Slightly

DailyTech - Samsung Sets Profit Record, but Growth, Margins Suffer Slightly | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Samsung is still the only phonemaker to approach Apple in terms of profitability
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Why The Smartphone Makers Are No Bargain

Why The Smartphone Makers Are No Bargain | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Within the next two years, a "perfect storm" of market forces will come together to drive down the price of smartphones and the profit margins of all manufacturers.
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Older model iPhones remain popular

Older model iPhones remain popular | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Apple is poised to announce its quarterly earnings today and everyone is wondering how many iPhones and iPads the company sold. Consumer Intelligence
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Does Apple really have an identity crisis? Nope | ZDNet

Does Apple really have an identity crisis? Nope | ZDNet | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
Since nearly everyone is hosed on Apple shares, the handwringing and conspiracy theories are ramping over the company's prospects.
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Tim Cook Gets A 94 Percent Employee Rating On Glassdoor | Cult of Mac

Tim Cook Gets A 94 Percent Employee Rating On Glassdoor | Cult of Mac | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
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Bare Figures – Apple’s quarterly results visualized

Interactive, easy-to-use charts with data from Apple’s quarterly figures. Look through more than a decade of unit sales, revenues, profits, retail store metrics, media downloads, and other statistics.
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Apple's results demonstrate where it has sustainable differentiation

Apple reported its results first the first calendar quarter of 2013.
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Apple drops below $400 in premarket after results

Apple drops below $400 in premarket after results | Bad Apple: Has the tech company reached its peak? | Scoop.it
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Apple Inc. fell 3.3% to $392.90 in premarket trading on Wednesday a day after the iPhone maker and a much higher cash-return program for shareholders.
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