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Apple Buys 3.6% Stake in Mobile Graphics Chip Firm Imagination
/ December 18, 2008 2:47 pm

Hertfordshire, England - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has acquired a 3.6% stake in mobile graphics chip designer Imagination Technologies Group for about $5 million.

Apple had already been licensing Imagination’s technology.

CNET speculated that the company’s PowerVR cores will likely be used in future versions of the company’s iPhone and iPod touch devices.

 

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Analysis: Apple iPhone Pulls Away From Its Closest Competitors In UK Online Searches
/ December 18, 2008 11:38 am
Analysis: Apple iPhone Pulls Away From Its Closest Competitors In UK Online Searches

While mobile phones continue to be the most searched-for product in the UK, they have seen a 23% decrease in searches since October as consumers turn their attention to Christmas gifts such as toys, video games and games consoles.

Despite this switch in behaviour, the gap between the most searched-for phone, the Apple iPhone, and its nearest rival grew considerably in November. Apple has been marketing the iPhone as a gift in the run up to Christmas, and consumers appear to have bought into this messaging much more [...].

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Apple to Exit Macworld Expo; No Steve Jobs Keynote This Year
/ December 17, 2008 12:46 pm
Apple to Exit Macworld Expo; No Steve Jobs Keynote This Year

Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced yesterday that this year will be the last it exhibits at Macworld Expo, the annual trade show that has become the event where CEO Steve Jobs unveils the company’s latest creations. The company further threw water on January’s event by announcing that Jobs will not deliver his traditional Macworld keynote address. "Apple is reaching more people in more ways than ever before, so like many companies, trade shows have become a very minor part of how Apple reaches its customers," the [...].

Buzz Watch: Steve Jobs Pulls The Plug On MacWorld, Signature Keynote
/ December 16, 2008 7:18 pm
Buzz Watch: Steve Jobs Pulls The Plug On MacWorld, Signature Keynote

This is just in – 2009 will be the last year that Apple (NASD: AAPL) will exhibit at IDG’s MacWorld Expo, and Steve Jobs will not hold his signature keynote (which usually steals some of the thunder from the rest of the tech crowd gathered in Las Vegas for CES). Instead Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, ¬†will deliver the opening keynote. The reason, according to Apple’s spin doctors, is that the company believes that expos and trade shows like the [...].

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Report: Apple to Sell iPhone at Wal-Mart; Price Tag in Question
/ December 8, 2008 12:39 pm

New York - Apple (NASD: AAPL) plans to begin selling its iPhone at Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) stores as early as next week, Bloomberg reported, citing store employees at five locations in California.

The report did not say whether Wal-Mart will offer the iPhone for $99, as was rumored by the blog Boy Genius Report last week.

Employees in the mobile phone departments at five Wal-Mart stores told Bloomberg that they are being trained to sell two iPhone models.

A clerk in Stockton said additionally that they are expected to [...].

iTunes Store 2008 Chart-Toppers: Coldplay, Leona Lewis
/ December 3, 2008 3:42 pm

Los Angeles – Apple (NASD: AAPL) has provided some details of the top-selling albums and songs of the year at its iTunes Store, revealing that Coldplay’s "Viva la Vida" album and Leona Lewis’ song "Bleeding Love" were the most popular downloads of 2008, the Associated Press reported.

A publicist for Coldplay told AP that more than 500,000 of the over 2 million copies of the band’s album were sold digitally, mostly through iTunes, while J Records told AP that the Lewis single sold 3.2 million digital downloads.

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iPhone App Store Hits 10,000 Applications; Hackers Boot Linux
/ December 1, 2008 5:01 pm

Los Angeles – Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone App Store has now released over 10,000 applications for the device, according to a report on 148Apps.com, which tracks iPhone applications. The largest segment of applications are games (2,333), followed by entertainment (1,122), utilities (1,015), education (737) and productivity (517); some one-quarter are available free of charge. In related iPhone news, hackers have been able to boot the Linux operating system on the iPhone, the Linux on the iPhone blog reports. However, key elements such as touch-screen functionality, sound and networking [...].

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