A video glimpse into a 30-year relationship that is the definition of frenemies.
FORTUNE -- Steve Jobs was pretty sick in Nov. 2010 when CBS (CBS) debuted its 60 Minutes app on the iPad, so it's hard to know how involved he was in the negotiations that got Apple (AAPL) the exclusive. But he probably would have got a kick out of what the venerable TV newsmagazine managed to do with MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 13, 2013 7:07 AM ET
Is there another company that is loathed with as much passion as Apple?
FORTUNE -- After more than five years writing an Apple (AAPL) blog, I think I've heard 'em all, from fanboy and lemming to sheeple and iCrap. What is it about this company that attracts such passionate detractors?
I've started a list. Feel free to add.
Apple is arrogant. "Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world..."*
Apple is closed. MORE
You can almost hear the reporter -- or maybe the editor -- saying "Gotcha!"
FORTUNE -- Student activists at Harvard University like to pore over the quarterly filings of the Harvard Management Company for investments they find politically incorrect -- like Smith & Wesson (gun manufacturer) or Vale S.A. (Brazilian mining).
But when someone at Bloomberg News opened Harvard's latest SEC 13F what jumped out at them was the first line of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 11, 2013 6:33 AM ET
Volume tends to lead price, and the trends suggest big money is accumulating Apple.
FORTUNE -- Since my Bullish Cross account expired [see note] I've missed my daily dose of technical Apple (AAPL) analysis. So the "Chart Talk" note issued Friday by Stephen Suttmeier, a top Merrill Lynch technical analyst, was like a visit from an old and somewhat obsessive friend.
Suttmeier was following up on a note he issued April 18, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 10, 2013 10:47 AM ET
Fears of 30% by 2015 are overblown, says Gene Munster, but he's lowering his target.
FORTUNE -- So confident are analysts that Apple (AAPL) is getting ready to launch a lower-cost iPhone that some have started building the new device -- which none have ever seen -- into spreadsheets like the one at right issued Thursday by Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.
What these analysts are not so sure about is what kind MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 10, 2013 7:16 AM ET
Tablet shipments were up 106% in Q1 2013, smartphones up 48%, notebooks down 13%.
FORTUNE -- Total shipments of smart devices, which Canalys defines as notebook PCs, smartphones and tablets, hit a record 308.7 million units in the first quarter of 2013, according to a press release issued Thursday.
Unsurprisingly, given recent trends, Google's (GOOG) Android platform dominated the smartphone market, Apple's (AAPL) iOS the tablet market and Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows the notebook shipments.
The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 9, 2013 12:27 PM ET
Unlike Apple, Samsung makes different flavors for different regional tastes.
FORTUNE -- Although from the outside they look the same, on the inside the Galaxy S4 that Samsung sells in the U.S. and the one it sells in Korea turn out to have significant differences -- including the apps processor, the wireless subsystem and the bill of materials.
The differences were discovered when the two products were dissected by the iSuppli wrecking crew MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 9, 2013 11:08 AM ET
The CEO of a key Apple supplier says the reporter tried to put those words in his mouth.
FORTUNE -- Most Asian journalists covering Pegatron's investor conference Wednesday focused on the fact that the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer's first quarter profits were up more than 80% year over year.
The theme of Thursday's second-day headlines in the U.S. was that Pegatron is on a hiring spree, boosting its workforce 40% and anticipating that communications MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 9, 2013 8:50 AM ET
Shares purchased before the markets close Wednesday May 8 can collect $3.05 apiece.
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) announced April 23 that it was increasing its stock repurchase plan five-fold and raising its annual dividend 15%.
The first dividend pay date under the new formula is May 16 for shares on record as of May 13. Which means the stock goes ex-dividend on May 9.
All that is a long, complicated and unnecessarily obscure MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 8, 2013 11:43 AM ET
Morgan Stanley's chief Apple watcher was visiting Hong Kong and Taiwan.
FORTUNE -- In a note to clients Wednesday, Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty, just back from China, reports on "feedback" from Asian carriers and suppliers that she views as positive for Apple (AAPL).
She makes several points: (I quote)
After a slow start, iPhone 5 is now on track to meet carrier volume expectations.
iPhone 4 price cuts could stimulate incremental demand near-term.
Carriers see MORE
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