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Australia Court Rules Against Samsung in Apple Fight

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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A court in Australia has temporarily banned sales of Samsung’s latest tablet computer as part of a global legal battle with Apple over patents used in smartphones and other mobile computer equipment. The court ruled Thursday that Samsung cannot sell the latest version of its Galaxy tablet until a final resolution of the legal dispute […]

Apple Says Million New iPhones Ordered on First Day

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Apple technology company in the U.S. says that more than one million of its new iPhone 4S models were ordered on the first day the smartphone was available. Online and telephone orders for the latest version of Apple’s line of smartphones started in the predawn hours Friday. The company said Monday that commitments for […]

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Apple Opens First Store in Hong Kong

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 3:22 am (UTC-5)
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Apple Incorporated opened its first store in Hong Kong Saturday, with hundreds of fans of the electronics giant pouring in on the first day. The store, located on two floors in Hong Kong’s upscale International Financial Center Mall, is Apple’s sixth outlet in China. It launched just a day after the doors opened on another […]

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Report: Chinese Suppliers of Apple Products Polluting Environment

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese environmental groups say local manufacturers are polluting the environment while making products for U.S. technology giant Apple. The Beijing-based Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs has issued a report charging that dozens of Apple’s suppliers have released toxic gases and heavy metal waste into the areas surrounding their factories. It says the discharges are […]

Apple Computer Chief Steve Jobs Resigns

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The co-founder and chief executive officer of computer firm Apple Incorporated, Steve Jobs, has resigned due to health problems. He helped build Apple into the world’s most valuable technology company after the firm nearly collapsed in the 1990s. Jobs is known as a perfectionist, obsessively focused on making products that are easy to use and […]

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Apple Shares Decline after Resignation of Steve Jobs

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Apple Inc. shares were down as much as 2 percent in early U.S. trading Thursday, after the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Steve Jobs resigned for health reasons on Wednesday. Jobs said he could no longer meet the “duties and expectations” of the position. Jobs has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2003, received a […]

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Apple Shares Decline after Resignation of Steve Jobs

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Apple Inc. shares dropped as much as 7 percent in after hours trading following news of the resignation of the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Steve Jobs. On Wednesday, Jobs told the Apple board of directors and the Apple community he could no longer meet the “duties and expectations” of the position. Jobs had […]

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs Resigns

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Steve Jobs, the co-founder and head of Apple Inc., the company behind the wildly popular iPhones, iPads, and iPods, has resigned his post. In a letter dated Wednesday, Jobs told the Apple board of directors and the Apple community he could no longer meet his “duties and expectations” as the company’s chief executive officer. Jobs […]

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs Resigns

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Steve Jobs, the co-founder and head of Apple Inc., the company behind the wildly popular iPhones, iPads, and iPods, has resigned his post. In a letter dated Wednesday, Jobs told the Apple board of directors and the Apple community he could no longer meet his “duties and expectations” as the company’s chief executive officer. Jobs […]

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Exxon, Apple Vying to Be World’s ‘Most Valuable’ Company

Posted August 10th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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For several years, Exxon Mobil has been the world’s most valuable company on the stock market. But now Apple, the U.S. consumer technology company, is contesting the oil giant’s claim to the top spot. On Wednesday, for the first time, Apple held on to the No. 1 spot when the stock market closed for the […]

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