In this guest column from Marty Shindler, he provides a recap of CES 2013. At once exhilarating, intriguing and overwhelming, in a positive way, walking through the 1.92 million feet of exhibition space with nearly 160,000 of your closest friends is an adventure unto itself. Read More one comment
Citing results of a recent Accenture report on consumer demand for a range of devices, Washington Post reporter Caitlin Dewey questions whether changes in technology and consumer demand will signal an end of the iPod, digital camera and DVD player era. . Read More one comment
San Jose, Calif. — Apple won its dispute over the iPods.com domain name on Wednesday. The World Intellectual Property Organization ruled in favor of the billion dollar company, which in May filed a complaint asserting defendant Private Whois Service of Nassau, Bahamas, did not have a legitimate right to use the name.
Any user who clicked on iPods.com was redirected to mp3gold.com, a holding page of nothing but links.
As Fusible noted when it reported the story, Apple did not explain why [...].
Apple’s third quarter results were released today, and as expected the Cupertino-based company smashed its own revenue records.
“We’re thrilled to deliver our best quarter ever, with revenue up 82 percent and profits up 125 percent,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, understandably.
Those figures bear repeating in detail. In the fiscal quarter ended June 25, 2011, Apple posted revenue of $28.57 billion and a quarterly net profit of $7.31 billion. During the same quarter of 2010, these figures were revenue of $15.70 [...].
Seoul, Korea — Samsung Electronics filed a complaint Wednesday asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to prohibit Apple from importing Apple’s iPhones, iPads and iPods.
The complaint, which is the latest move in an ongoing skirmish between the two companies, claims that Apple’s iPhone, iPod and iPad infringe copyright laws on five of their patents involving telecommunication standards and user interface inventions, Reuters reported.
“The complaint requests relief in the form of a permanent exclusion order prohibiting entry to the United States [...].
Los Angeles - Authorities in Los Angeles have seized over $10
million in counterfeit iPods, iPhones, Sony PSPs and other gadgets, the Los
Angeles Times reports. The authentic-looking goods were manufactured overseas,
in parts, and imported into the U.S. for assembly at a warehouse in downtown
L.A. The warehouse was uncovered as part of an investigation into stolen cargo.
(Los Angeles Times)
Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) posted a record profit of $6
billion in the last three months of 2010, generating $26.74 billion in revenues
on sales of 16.24 million iPhones, 7.33 million iPads, 19.45 million iPods and
4.13 million Macs. The iPhone sales figure represents an 86% increase over the
same period in 2009, while iPod sales were down 7% from the previous year.
iTunes Store also generated over $1.1 billion in revenues during the quarter.
Apple sold nearly 15 million iPads in 2010, blowing [...].