Late Start May Be Tempering China Mobile’s iPhone Preorders

But what will sales look like after the 5s and 5c officially launch?
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

… but he lost another $4 million in performance-based stock awards.
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Apple Asks Judge to Keep Patent Pressure on Samsung

Apple wants discontinued Samsung devices banned — and for good reason.
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Apple Explains Why Icahn’s Buyback Proposal Should Be Shot Down

“The company is one of the largest dividend payers in the world and has the largest share repurchase authorization in history.”
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Nokia Yanks Here Maps From Apple’s App Store

Nokia says iOS 7 harms the Here experience.
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U.S. Christmas Day Shoppers Bought More on iOS Than Android

Does a unit of market share matter if it’s not being used?
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Dark Tower: A Mac Pro Review Roundup

Here’s what they’re saying about Apple’s new Mac Pro.
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iPhones Dominate Sales at All Four Major U.S. Carriers

A new survey shows that Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have been among the top three sellers at all four major U.S. carriers during the past three months.
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Apple TV Adds Bloomberg, Crackle, KOR-TV and Watch ABC Channels

Apple continues to flesh out its Apple TV set-top-box offering, quietly adding handful after handful of new channels to the service. On Wednesday, the company added to its Apple TV “hobby” Bloomberg TV, Crackle and KOR-TV, alongside cable subscriber access to local ABC affiliates via a “Watch ABC” channel. Today’s additions join a number of new entertainment options that have appeared on Apple TV in recent months, including PBS, HBO, The Disney Channel and ESPN.

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Fruit Loop: Construction on Apple Campus 2 Begins

After receiving final approval from the Cupertino City Council to build its massive new headquarters in the Northern California city, Apple wasted no time in moving ahead with the project. Earlier this week, the company began demolition of the existing site, which formerly belonged to Hewlett-Packard. Once that phase of the project is completed, construction can begin on the 176-acre campus and the vast, spaceship-shaped building that will be its centerpiece.

iOS 7 Adoption Already at 74 Percent

How Many iPhones Can Apple Sell on China Mobile? (Spoiler: Lots)

Can’t Wait for That New iPad Mini? Try an Apple Store.

Apple’s No BlackBerry, Says David Einhorn

A Bigger iPhone 6 Could Carry a Bigger Price Tag, Too

Apple Can Begin Work on New Spaceship Campus

Retina iPad Mini’s Color Range Still a Shade Shy of the Best

Pfizer’s Prescription for BlackBerry-Using Employees: iPhone and Android

Apple to Offer In-Store Repairs for iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c

Why Apple’s New Sapphire Manufacturing Agreement Is a Big Deal