Comment: With a rumored new iPhone lineup, it’s time for new names

  • 19 January 2018
  • Anon

I’ve commented before on Apple’s rather messy iPhone lineup. The company currently sells the iPhone SE, the iPhone 6s, the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. Given the Plus model variations, and ignoring colors and storage capacities, that’s eight different phones across four different sizes.
If we ignore the relatively minor form factor differences between the iPhone 6s, 7 and 8, that’s also three different designs.

Apple enters second decade heading Fortune’s list of the world’s most admired companies

  • 19 January 2018
  • Anon

Apple last year hit a decade at the top of Fortune’s list of the world’s most admired companies, and it’s still in the same place in its 11th year.
Rival smartphone maker Samsung dropped out of the list last year over its exploding batteries, and hasn’t made it back in this year …
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Shareholders likely to see most of AAPL’s repatriated cash, say analysts, with $88B benefit

  • 19 January 2018
  • Anon

While taxpayers will welcome the $38B tax contribution Apple will make from the $245B foreign cash it plans to repatriate, AAPL shareholders are expected to be the biggest beneficiaries.
Analysts expect Apple to spend most of the money in three ways, with shareholders reaping the rewards …

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