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Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, dies aged 56

Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, dies aged 56

Tributes for Steve Jobs, co-founder and former chief executive of US technology company, Apple, are pouring in after he died yesterday aged 56. Flags are being flown at half-mast outside the Apple headquarters in California and many have left tributes outside Apple shops throughout the world. Mr Jobs’ family were with him and said he [...]

October 6, 2011 More
Steve Jobs steps down at Apple

Steve Jobs steps down at Apple

Steve Jobs has stepped down as chief executive of technology giant, Apple, to be replaced by Tim Cook, previously the group’s chief operating officer. In his resignation letter, Mr Jobs, who has been on medical leave following a diagnosis of cancer, said: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could [...]

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Apple profits surge 50% due to high demand

Apple profits surge 50% due to high demand

Apple has benefited from the continued popularity of iPhones and posted a net profit of $3.4 billion (£2.08 billion) in the three months to 26 December - a 50% rise compared with a year earlier. The California-based technology giant, which has bucked the trend in the economic downturn, impressed analysts after sales grew 32% in [...]

January 26, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Nokia to sue US rival Apple

Nokia to sue US rival Apple

Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone maker, has announced it is suing its US rival Apple for infringing 10 of its patents with the iPhone. Nokia has accused Apple of “trying to get a free ride on the back of Nokia’s innovation” and said it had not been compensated for its technology. Nokia said today [...]

October 22, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Ericsson reports fall in Q3 profits

Ericsson reports fall in Q3 profits

Swedish telecoms equipment firm Ericsson has today reported a worse-than-expected 71.5% fall in profits in the July to September period. The Stockholm-based group said net profit was 810 million kronor (£71.2 million), compared with a 2.84 billion kronor in the same period a year earlier. In the same period, sales were down by 5.6% to [...]

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Apple profits surge due to high demand

Apple profits surge due to high demand

Apple has benefited from the popularity of iPhones and posted a net profit of $1.67 billion (£1 billion) in the three months to 26 September - a 47% rise compared with a year earlier. The California-based technology giant, which has bucked the trend in the economic downturn, exceeded analysts expectations after sales grew 25% in [...]

October 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More