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Apple

Apple

Apple Inc. is a California based computer hardware and software manufacturer. The company was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in 1976. The company operates worldwide with 34,000 employees and made $8 billion profit in 2009. The company is most famous for its mp3 player, the iPod.

# apple - Friday 29 March, 2013

From Business ETC 9 ways Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is better than the iPhone 5 Fight Fight Fight This post contains images

# apple - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

# apple - Monday 25 March, 2013

From Business ETC Yahoo! buys London teen’s Summly app Acquisition

Yahoo! buys London teen’s Summly app

Nick D’Aloisio, 17, will now join the Yahoo! team and the app will close.

# apple - Monday 4 March, 2013

From Business ETC Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half Damages

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.

# apple - Monday 25 February, 2013

From Business ETC Firefox smartphone system challenges Android and iOS Tech Wars

Firefox smartphone system challenges Android and iOS

The operating system, which was displayed in Spain yesterday, is due here this summer.

# apple - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From Business ETC Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen Apple

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

“There is no evidence that any data left Apple,” Apple said as it confirmed an attack similar to one carried out on Facebook recently.

From TheJournal.ie Irish ‘Lonely Beast’ app featured on US Apple TV ad Lonely Beast

Irish ‘Lonely Beast’ app featured on US Apple TV ad

The fun Alphabeast app, in which the Lonely Beast teaches children their ABCs, was created by a Dublin trio.

# apple - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

14 little-known reasons why you should love Rick Astley

It’s his birthday! Here we pay tribute to the man.

# apple - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers Apple

Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers

Also, how many of Kerry’s councillors actually favour relaxed drink-driving rules? And just how rich is Apple?

From Business ETC iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world Apple

iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world

Exxon Mobil regained top spot after the tech giant’s share value fell dramatically this past week.

# apple - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

7 people who have the inside track on the iPhone 6 Iphone 6 This post contains images

7 people who have the inside track on the iPhone 6

They probably don’t.

# apple - Monday 7 January, 2013

From Business ETC IDA-backed companies created 12,722 jobs last year Investment

IDA-backed companies created 12,722 jobs last year

The government agency responsible for foreign investment says its client companies added a net total of 6,570 jobs.

# apple - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From Business ETC Next big thing: Is Apple working on the iWatch? Apple

Next big thing: Is Apple working on the iWatch?

A few of the familiar sources are reporting new developments out of Apple’s Asian supply chain which suggest that a ‘smartwatch’ could be next for Apple.

# apple - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012 Review 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

# apple - Friday 28 December, 2012

From Business ETC China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation China

China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation

Apple has been ordered to pay €125,000 to eight writers for selling unlicensed books online.

# apple - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From Business ETC Tweets, tablets and patents: 2012 in tech Review 2012

Tweets, tablets and patents: 2012 in tech

Has Apple peaked? Has Microsoft lost its way? Is Twitter just here for the tax? Was Instagram worth the $1bn?

# apple - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From Business ETC iWonder… what would an Apple credit card look like? ICard

iWonder… what would an Apple credit card look like?

One Australian consumer website has mocked up an ‘iCard’ as a publicity stunt. And it works.

From TheJournal.ie Instagram tells users: We don’t want to sell your photographs Insta-apology

Instagram tells users: We don’t want to sell your photographs

There had been an outcry on social media after the photo-sharing service appeared to say it would use user photographs in advertisements.

# apple - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From Business ETC It’s back! Google Maps now available on iPhone Phew

It’s back! Google Maps now available on iPhone

Just in time for Christmas…

# apple - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australia: Apple maps leaves motorists ‘stranded in national park’ Australia

Australia: Apple maps leaves motorists ‘stranded in national park’

Australian police have contacted Apple after they had to assist motorists who became stranded when following map directions on the iPhone.

# apple - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

# apple - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From Business ETC Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey Tablet Wars

Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey

The global appetite for tablet computers is growing faster than previously thought – and Android-powered devices are gaining on iPads – a new survey claims.

# apple - Monday 3 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper ‘The Daily’ Murdoch

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper ‘The Daily’

Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.

# apple - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From Business ETC Samsung faces new court battle over patents, this time with Ericsson Samsung V Ericsson

Samsung faces new court battle over patents, this time with Ericsson

Samsung has already been locked in court battles with Apple over the use of technology in their various mobile phone and tablet devices.

# apple - Monday 12 November, 2012

The burning question*: Do you like juice with ‘bits’ in it? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you like juice with ‘bits’ in it?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# apple - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From Business ETC Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case Apple

Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case

Security software firm VirnetX accused Apple of infringing four of its patents in its use of Facetime – an application that allows for video calls on mobile devices.

# apple - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From Business ETC Apple’s SVP of iOS Software to leave as part of restructurings What Would Siri Say

Apple’s SVP of iOS Software to leave as part of restructurings

Scott Forstall had overseen some of the company’s more embarassing let downs in recent years – Siri and Apple Maps.

# apple - Saturday 27 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

# apple - Friday 26 October, 2012

From Business ETC Apple raises App Store prices as iPad profits miss targets Apple

Apple raises App Store prices as iPad profits miss targets

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains confident entering the holiday season.

# apple - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Now with added muscle music Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with added muscle music

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From Business ETC You can hold it in one hand: The iPad Mini IPad Mini

You can hold it in one hand: The iPad Mini

“It is every inch an iPad”. Well, it’s smaller, obviously.

From Business ETC PHOTO: The iPad mini announcement is coming… but here’s the new iMac Apple
iPad Mini: What’s the point? IPad This post contains images

iPad Mini: What’s the point?

Isn’t it just an iPhone that can’t make calls? Or is that an iPod Touch? People are confused.

# apple - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From Business ETC iOS 6 enables advertisers to track user preferences by default IPhone Tracking

iOS 6 enables advertisers to track user preferences by default

Apple have made this possible through the use of a cookie-like unique identifer, which advertisers can use to track user preferences. It can be disabled, however.

# apple - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added tweets from ten years ago Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added tweets from ten years ago

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From Business ETC Apple’s iPad Mini set for launch next week IWait

Apple’s iPad Mini set for launch next week

The tech giant has sent around invites for a product launch next Tuesday, saying it has “a little more to show you”.

# apple - Friday 12 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# apple - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Apple maps: They haven’t got better you know

Apple Maps Fail Part 867: Ailesbury Road and Blanchardstown just got cosy with each other.

# apple - Friday 5 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Apple marks one year since Steve Jobs’ death Steve Jobs

Apple marks one year since Steve Jobs’ death

The company has released an emotional video marking its co-founder’s life and inventions.

# apple - Sunday 30 September, 2012

From Business ETC Urban Outfitters will never buy another cash register… Apple Days

Urban Outfitters will never buy another cash register…

It plans to use iPads and iPods for all transactions.