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Apple’s hand is down and its $1 trillion dream now rests with consumers

 As we head into the end of 2017, it’s pretty safe to say that Apple’s fate — barring any major issue with its phones — is now in the hands of its consumers. With the iPhone X now in stores (if you catch them at the right time), Apple has now laid down its hand and waits to see where consumer demand lands. Read More

Tim Cook tweets congratulatory message to Australia but uses the wrong flag

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Looks like Tim Cook might have sent this tweet out a little too quickly.

The Apple CEO on Wednesday congratulated Australia on saying “yes” to same-sex marriage — except he added an emoji of the flag of New Zealand.

Congratulations Australia! Another important step toward equality for all. 🇦🇺 #MarriageEquality

— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) November 15, 2017

The original tweet was quickly deleted and a new tweet sent out, this time, with the correct flag.

The original tweet that was sent out

The original tweet that was sent out

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But the mistake had already been spotted by some on Twitter, and one guy pointed out how it’s tough searching for emoji on Apple’s keyboard: Read more…

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Tim Cook says India is 'a great place to be' as Apple posts its all-time record revenue

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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s bet on overseas markets as the company looks for further growth and expansion is starting to show results.

The company posted strong quarterly iPhone sales and revenue Tuesday, reporting substantial growth in regions such as India, the fastest growth smartphone market. 

Cook, who paid his maiden visit to India as CEO of the company last year, said Apple had “all-time record revenue results” in the country without revealing any numbers.  

The company shipped nearly 2.6 million iPhones in India last year, according to marketing research firm Counterpoint, which claimed that iPhones now account for 62 percent of all premium smartphones shipped in the country.  Read more…

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Tim Cook’s compensation not spared as Apple misses performance goals

New Product Announcements At The Apple Inc. Spring Forward Event As a result of Apple’s performance based executive compensation packages, CEO Tim Cook and other leaders within the company will be taking pay cuts. Apple missed internal revenue and operating income targets for 2016 by 3.7 and 0.5 percent respectively, resulting in a 15 percent cut for the CEO. Apple is reporting annual sales of $215.6 billion and operating income of $60 billion for… Read More

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