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Apple, changing to the core, offers dividend

Mar 19, 2012
Apple, after amassing nearly $100 billion in cash, bows to shareholder pressure for a dividend. Investors want Apple to keep growing fast too.
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An acclaimed Apple critic made up the details

Mar 16, 2012
The monologist Mike Daisey’s account of Chinese factory conditions in “The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” made people think differently about their iPhones and iPads. But after an adaptation aired on This American Life, reaching China, an investigation there of his allegations found they were fabricated. Given other news reports on the conditions, will that matter?
Posted In: apple, Foxconn, iPhone, factory, workers

Apple wants to buy your old iPad

Mar 16, 2012
Apple is willing to buy older iPads from customers who will upgrade to the latest model. Customers get store credit, and Apple gets part of the resale market.
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Lines for newest Apple product smaller than normal

Mar 16, 2012
The somewhat highly anticipated new iPad model goes on sale today in stores around the U.S. But will it sell as quickly as previous editions?
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Justice Department to sue e-book publishers, Apple

Mar 9, 2012
The Department of Justice is reportedly ready to sue over anti-competitive practices in the electronic book business.
Posted In: apple, e-books, Amazon, games, video games

Apple’s new iPad: Is it a wow or is it a meh?

Mar 8, 2012
A round-up of opinion on the new new thing.
Posted In: apple, iPad, Facebook

Apple fights for 'iPad' in China

Mar 8, 2012
A day after Apple announced the latest iPad, the company is just as busy in China, where its lawyers are fighting a court decision that ruled Apple doesn't own the trademarked name 'iPad' there.
Posted In: China, iPad, apple

Got an iPad 2 for sale?

Mar 7, 2012
Apple announces its new iPad. Here's what to do with the old one.
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Apple's latest announcement expected today

Mar 7, 2012
As Apple makes a big announcement in the U.S., it may take some of the heat off the company for labor conditions at its suppliers in China and the lack of American jobs it creates.
Posted In: apple, iPad, China

A personal finance lesson from Apple

Mar 2, 2012
There is an important personal finance lesson in Apple's enormous cash hoard: Savings is an anchor that allows for experimentation, risk-taking and innovation in both companies and at home.
Posted In: thift, Savings, borrowing, apple

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