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Tim Cook let us know on Tuesday that Apple will sell no 5-inch iPhone before its time. This is Cook Code for "it's coming, but not just yet." Bryan Chaffin offers his thoughts.
Apple reported sales US$43.6 billion and earnings per share of $10.09 for the March quarter on Tuesday. The results were ahead of Wall Street's consensus expectations of $42.49 billion in revenue and EPS of $10.07, that's ahead of last year's revenues of $39.2 billion, but as expected, the company's earnings of $9.5 billion were lower than 2012's $11.6 billion. The story was updated with additional details.
Shares of Apple Inc. rose on Tuesday as investors awaited the company's quarterly earnings report. Apple will release its March quarter results at 5:00 PM EDT (2:00 PM PDT), and Wall Street pushed $AAPL higher to end the day at US$406.13, up $7.46 (+1.87 percent), on strong volume of 17.8 million shares trading hands.
TMO cofounder Bryan Chaffin spent an hour with Gene Steinberg on the Tech Night Owl this weekend, and the show is available now. The two chatted about Apple, Eric Schmidt's comments on mini-drones, and Samsung getting caught red-handed paying for anonymous bashing of a competitor in Taiwan. Sounds like fun, right?!
Bryan Chaffin has had enough. Microsoft has been stumbling from one disaster to another since Bill Gates stepped aside as CEO, and it's time for the company's board of directors to make some changes. Being the handy-dandy-armchair-quarterback that he is, Bryan put together five free tips for the company.
AMD has hired Raja Koduri away from Apple some four years after Apple hired the graphics engineering executive away from AMD. This is the second GPU wonk that AMD has reclaimed from Apple, with Jim Keller having returned to the processor firm in August of 2012.
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Mr. Koduri's departure will likely be felt at Apple, which has placed a great emphasis on graphics performance in its mobile devices.
Apple has openly explained the company's policy on how it collects and stores Siri-related, revealing for the first time the company's approach to privacy. In a statement to Wired, the company said that it collects and stores data anonymously and that it (will) deletes that data after two years.
Time magazine has released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and Apple's designer-in-chief, Jony Ive, was named one of the most influential artists. U2's Bono, who counted the late Steve Jobs as a friend, did the write up on Sir Jony for the magazine.