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Apple's annual proxy statement published by the SEC this week reveals that SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts earned the most in 2015, with $25 million in direct compensation and $50 million in vested stock awards, while CEO Tim Cook and other execs also saw compensation increases.
Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um is the latest to weigh in on Apple's rumored iPhone production cut, lowering his guidance for the company's shares to between $120 and $130, but noting that he expects Apple to bounce back with record revenue when the iPhone 7 launches later this year.
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iOS users sure love to shop. A report from marketing firm Custora claims that iOS-based devices accounted for 77 percent of mobile holiday shopping orders in November, compared to just 23 percent for Android.
After seeing the first USB Type-C monitors land earlier this week, ASUS has now introduced the first USB Type-C portable monitor, giving Retina MacBook owners a 15.6-inch external IPS display powered by a single cable while on the go.
Apple reports that the two weeks surrounding Christmas and New Year's were the "biggest ever" for the company's App Store, with $1.1 billion in revenue and a record-setting New Year's Day that alone saw customers spend $144 million on apps and in-app purchases.
Twitter messages have been limited to 140 characters since the service first debuted as an SMS platform for mobile phones, but new reports suggest that Twitter could soon raise that limit significantly, to as high as 10,000 characters, in an effort to attract and keep users who have lots to say.
The makers of the popular, yet scientifically unsound, Lumosity app have been fined $2 million by the FTC for deceptive advertising, stemming from claims by the company that its "brain training" service could treat everything from Alzheimer's to PTSD.
Supply chain reports late Tuesday claim that Apple is gearing up for a significant cut in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus production, setting off investor concerns that the iPhone could see its first ever year-over-year decline in sales. But PiperJaffray analyst Gene Munster has a different take, and suggests that Apple's upcoming Q1 earnings report will reveal the truth.
T-Mobile sought, as usual, to shake things up with the introduction of its Binge On unlimited video streaming feature late last year. But after complaints from users and sites like YouTube, an EFF investigation suggests that T-Mobile may have violated net neutrality regulations.