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Apple quarterly profit leaps but shares slip on outlook

Nov 02, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Apple says net profit climbs thanks to growing sales of digital content and services to of users and other Apple gadgetry including iPhones

APPLE. In this file photo taken on September 9, 2015 a reporter walks by an Apple logo during a media event in San Francisco, California. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple chief pushes for US privacy law

Oct 24, 2018 - 7:18 PM

Apple CEO Tim Cook applauds the European Union's efforts towards the protection of data privacy, especially its General Data Protection Regulation

COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during a product launch event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California on October 27, 2016. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at September 12 event

Aug 31, 2018 - 10:53 AM

Three new iPhone models are expected to be revealed

COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during a product launch event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Telegram says Apple cleared path for app update

Jun 02, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Telegram chief Pavel Durov, in a tweet, thanks Apple and the California-based company's top executive Tim Cook for 'letting us deliver the latest version of @telegram to millions of users, despite the recent setbacks'

TELEGRAM. An illustration picture taken through a magnifying glass on April 17, 2018 in Moscow shows the icon of the popular messaging app Telegram on a smart phone screen. Photo by Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

Apple reports higher profits, unveils big share buyback

May 02, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Apple chief executive Tim Cook offered a bullish outlook on the company, touting the company's product pipeline as the 'best we've ever had' and championing good sales of the iPhone X

APPLE. The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple removes games glorifying PH drug war

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:06 PM

Games like 'Duterte knows Kung Fu: Pinoy Crime Fighter' and 'Tsip Bato: Ang Bumangga Giba!' have been taken down from Apple's app store

Screenshot from 'Duterte Fighting Crime 2'

Social media being used for manipulation, division – Tim Cook

Nov 03, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Apple's CEO reiterates that social media is being 'used to divide people, to manipulate people, to get fake news to people in broad numbers, and so, to influence their thinking'

TIM COOK. Apple CEO speaks out regarding the misuse of social media today. File photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP

Apple sells 41 million iPhones in past quarter, profit up by 12%

Aug 02, 2017 - 10:06 AM

The iPhone accounts for 60 of the company s revenue even as other product and service categories improve

BIG REVEAL. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPhone 7 during an event inside Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 US time. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Tech firms must do more against 'fake news' – Apple boss

Feb 11, 2017 - 7:59 PM

Too many of us are just in the complain category right now and haven t figured out what to do says Apple chief executive Tim Cook

FAKE NEWS. Facebook in particular has come under pressure for failing to take action against fake news. File photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Britain will be 'just fine' post-Brexit – Apple CEO

Feb 10, 2017 - 6:43 PM

We re a big believer in the UK The UK will be just fine Tim Cook says after visiting a coding class at a London primary school

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on during a visit of the shopfitting company Dula that delivers tables for Apple stores worldwide in Vreden, western Germany, on February 7, 2017. Photo by Bernd Thissen / dpa / AFP

Apple to start building iPhones in India

Feb 03, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Apple which has not commented on the minister s statement remains a relatively small player in India where sales of its smartphones lag those of rival Samsung

APPLE IN INDIA? The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Trump sits down with tech execs, including critics

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM

UPDATED The afternoon summit at Trump Tower in New York gathered some of the wealthiest and brightest brains in the tech industry around the same table as the incoming billionaire Republican president

Tech CEO's meets with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016 in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Apple still a star without Steve Jobs, but doubts linger

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:55 PM

With each successful generation of a product it becomes harder The question becomes What s the next big thing? and it s not clear what that is going to be

(FILES) TO GO WITH AFP STORY ON STEVE JOBS DEATH 5TH ANNIVERSARY This file photo taken on October 05, 2011 shows an ipad 2 displayed on October 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, showing the changed Apple website paying homage to the company's visionary leader Steve Jobs who died from cancer aged just 56. Jobs revolutionized modern culture and changed forever the world's relationship to technology through inventions such as the iPad and iPhone. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN

7 hal seru yang tak boleh dilewatkan dari Apple Event

Sep 08, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Apple merilis iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus dan meluncurkan gebrakan baru AirPods

iPhone 7 hadir dengan memori lebih besar; 32, 128, dan 25 GB. Foto oleh Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple accuses European Commission of 'political crap' over 13 billion Euro fine

Sep 01, 2016 - 8:06 PM

Apple s Tm Cook: It s maddening; it s disappointing; it comes from a political place – it has no basis in fact or law

TIM COOK. Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 6, 2016 in Sun Valley, Idaho. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Apple hit with record 13 billion euro Irish tax bill

Aug 30, 2016 - 6:20 PM

UPDATED Ireland says it will appeal against the decision and Apple is also expected to challenge it

APPLE. This file photo taken on June 13, 2016 shows the Apple logo displayed on a screen at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference presentation at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. File photo by Barielle Lurie/AFP

Apple says one billion iPhones have been sold

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM

CEO Tim Cook says the iPhone has become one of the most important world changing and successful products in history

epa05372418 Customers looking at iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone SE mobile phones in an Apple Store in Beijing, China, 17 June 2016. Apple Inc. has been ordered by Beijing's intellectual property regulator to stop sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models in the city, citing that the exterior design of the two models infringe on a Chinese patent held by Shenzhen Baili for its 100C smartphone, according to a statement on its website dated 19 May. However, the phones were still on sale at an Apple store in Beijing 17 June. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Apple talks services amid drop in iPhone sales, profit

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Sales of Apple s iPhone are down 15 from a year ago according to the tech giant s latest quarterly report

epa04947879 A man holds a new iPhone 6s phone, after it's launch to the public inside the Apple store in Sydney, Australia, 25 September 2015, the first day of its sale worldwide. Apple expects initial sales of its newly introduced iPhone 6s are likely to beat a record set just last year. The iPhone is by far Apple's biggest earner, pulling in more than 60 percent of the company's annual revenue. In March, chief executive Tim Cook announced the company had sold 700 million of the smartphones since their launch in 2007. EPA/DAVID MOIR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Tech industry titans urge US to better fund computer science ed

Apr 27, 2016 - 3:40 PM

Access to computer science in school is an economic imperative for our nation to remain competitive says a petition aimed at the US Congress

Grieving father begs Apple, enlists hackers over son's iPhone

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Leonardo Fabbretti in an email to Tim Cook: Don t deny me the memories of my son

TO REMEMBER A SON. A handout picture released by the Fabbretti family on March 31, 2016, shows architect Leonardo Fabbretti (R) posing with his adopted son Dama in an undefined location. Photo by AFP/Family handout

Apple at 40: Stronger than ever as trend-setter

Mar 31, 2016 - 6:04 PM

Apple s hit products – the Mac the iPod the iPhone and the iPad – command a cult like following long after the company s humble beginning in Jobs Cupertino California garage on April 1 1976

APPLE. A file picture dated January 27, 2015 shows the company's logo at an Apple Store in Washington, DC, USA. File Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Produk baru Apple: iPhone SE dan iPad Pro

Mar 22, 2016 - 4:41 AM

Preorder iPhone SE dan iPad Pro dimulai 24 Maret dan pengiriman pada 31 Maret

Tim Cook saat mengumumkan produk terbarunya. Foto dari screenshot Apple.

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Mar 04, 2016 - 6:40 PM

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Relatives of attack victims back FBI in fight against Apple

Mar 04, 2016 - 10:40 AM

The brief includes a letter to Apple s CEO Tim Cook from Mark Sandefur whose son was among the 14 people killed in the December 2 attack in San Bernardino California

APPLE-FBI IMPASSE. Chairs reserved for Apple Inc and FBI personnel prior to their arrival at the House Judiciary Committee hearing on 'The Encryption Tightrope: Balancing Americans' Security and Privacy', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, March 1, 2016. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Apple chief calls FBI iPhone case 'bad for America'

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Cook maintains the definite dangers of creating a way to crack into iPhone encryption trumps concerns about something that might be there

BREAKING ENCRYPTION? The lock screen of an Apple iPhone 6 is seen in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, 20 February 2016. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

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Feb 24, 2016 - 11:55 AM

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Bill Gates urges balance, discussion in iPhone unlock case

Feb 23, 2016 - 6:31 PM

UPDATED Gates holds the belief that with the right safeguards there are cases where the government on our behalf – like stopping terrorism which could get worse in the future – that that is valuable

BILL GATES. Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates speaks during a panel session at the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2016. Photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA

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Feb 23, 2016 - 12:13 PM

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Facebook's Zuckerberg 'sympathetic' with Apple's fight with US authorities

Feb 23, 2016 - 3:05 AM

UPDATED Zuckerberg: I don t think that requiring back doors to encryption is either going to be an effective thing to increase security or is really the right thing to do We are pretty sympathetic to Tim and Apple

MARK ZUCKERBERG. Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes part in a conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 22, 2016. Photo by Tony Albir/EPA

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Feb 18, 2016 - 7:25 PM

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Jan 27, 2016 - 1:24 PM

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End of an era? Apple warns iPhone sales to fall for first time

Jan 27, 2016 - 7:47 AM

UPDATED We do think that iPhone units will decline in the quarter chief executive Tim Cook says

The company's logo at an Apple Store in Washington, DC, USA, January 27, 2015. Shawn Thew/EPA

Apple's Tim Cook on Smart Battery Case: Not 'the hump'

Dec 10, 2015 - 1:11 PM

As Apple s new case triggers a flurry of discussion Tim Cook talks about its purpose and design

SMART BATTERY CASE. Image from Apple.

iPhone sales fuel Apple profit boost

Oct 28, 2015 - 8:20 AM

The California tech giant which in September unveiled revamped versions of the iPhone says the number of units sold jumped 22 from last year while revenues lifted 36

APPLE. Customers line up at a shop of mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2015, as Apple Inc's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones went on sale. Photo by Yonhap/EPA

Apple Music has 6.5 million paying customers – Tim Cook

Oct 20, 2015 - 3:34 PM

Tim Cook says Apple Music has 15 million total subscribers of whom 6 5 million are paying subscribers to the service with another 8 5 million still on a free trial

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook during an event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, USA, September 9, 2015. File Photo by Monica Davey/EPA

Siaran langsung: Apple Special Event #AppleEvent

Sep 10, 2015 - 2:07 AM

Apple meluncurkan produk produk baru

Harga iPhone 6s dan 6s Plus

A letter of love to the iPod Touch

Sep 05, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Mark writes a letter to the iPod Touch which is celebrating 8 years of vibrant memories today

Apple profit jumps but shares slip

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM

We had an amazing quarter chief executive Tim Cook insists noting that iPhone revenue in the quarter that ended on June 27 is up 59 from the same period a year earlier

APPLE. A file picture dated 27 January 2015 shows the company's logo at an Apple Store in Washington, DC, USA. File Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

What's new: OS X, iOS 9, watchOS 2 at #WWDC15

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:50 AM

Here are the highlights of the unveiling for each of Apple s operating systems

Apple CEO Tim Cook slams US 'dangerous discrimination' laws

Mar 30, 2015 - 5:46 PM

Cook writes in the Washington Post that so called religious freedom laws passed in several states threaten to undo progress toward greater equality

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook. File photo from EPA

Apple's next big thing aims for wrists

Mar 10, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Tim Cook Apple CEO: Apple Watch begins a new chapter in the way we relate to technology

APPLE WATCH. Image from Apple.

Apple, First Solar ink solar farm power deal

Feb 11, 2015 - 2:56 PM

The power acquired from the Solar farm will power Apple s new upcoming campus as well as all the retail stores offices and a data center in California

Apple now worth over $700B

Feb 11, 2015 - 10:14 AM

Shares vault amid upbeat news on the US tech giant s gains in the smartphone market and soon to arrive smartwatch making it the first company to hit the 700 billion milestone

The company's logo at an Apple Store in Washington, DC, USA, 27 January 2015.  Shawn Thew/EPA

[Executive Edge] 10 business leaders to watch out for in 2015

Feb 02, 2015 - 11:45 AM

These names redefine the business landscape and they will continue to do so in 2015 and in the coming years

Why coming out still matters

Nov 06, 2014 - 6:00 AM

Despite what you are told about homosexuals seeing a person of stature come out makes you certain of the fact that gay people are good

Microsoft Band, Health and Gionee GPad G5 review (TechRap)

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Xiaomi now third largest smartphone maker Microsoft enters fitness sphere with health app and band Gionee GPad G5 review

November 1 in history

Nov 01, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Apart from the dead and the blessed history shows that there are other important milestones in the past that are also worth commemorating on November 1

A fine Apple this day

Nov 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Personally I m happy that a successful man who didn t need to come out decided to do so Every act of coming out represents a chipping of the quaint world view

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Oct 30, 2014 - 8:12 PM

If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is or inspire people to insist on their equality then it’s worth the trade off with my own privacy he writes in Bloomberg s Businessweek

U2 go from rock legends to accused spammers

Oct 12, 2014 - 2:27 PM

As the band s album Songs of Innocence goes on sale this month they also face backlash with some accusing the Irish group of turning music into spam