AAPL Company Overview Updated December 5, 2019

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Founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976, Apple kicked off the IPO of its stock in December of 1980 on the NASDAQ market, with the stock symbol “AAPL”. Here is a brief summary from NASDAQ:

Apple (ticker symbol: AAPL) is one of the world’s leading consumer electronics and personal computer companies. The Cupertino, California-based company was established in 1977 as Apple Computer Inc. It dropped the “Computer” from its name in early 2007.

Apple has remained focused on developing its own hardware, software, operating systems and services to provide its customers with the best user experience possible. A significant fraction of the company’s efforts also go toward marketing and advertising as it believes such efforts are essential to the development and sale of its products.

Despite Apple’s market-leading position, the company still faces a number of risk factors, which include changing global economic conditions, fluctuating consumer demand, worldwide-competition and potential supply chain disruptions.

Read more about Apple’s financial details and history on NASDAQ’s and CNN’s websites.

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Apple accused of ‘poor tax conduct’ for tax avoidance, esp on foreign earnings

Non-profit group Fair Tax has accused Apple of ‘poor tax conduct’ for using aggressive tax avoidance measures to reduce its overall tax rate to 17.1% over the past decade, less than half the official corporate tax rate of 35%…

AAPL Company Stories December 3

As trade negotiations continue between the United States and China, AAPL shares experienced their largest drop since August today. This drop comes as Donald Trump suggested he is in no rush to come to a trade agreement with China, and that he might even wait until 2020 to do so.

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Scarcely a month goes by without a new class action lawsuit against Apple. The vast majority of them are frivolous, often absurd, but there is one that deserves to succeed: the keyboard class action lawsuit over the failed butterfly design.

We learned yesterday that a federal judge has rejected Apple’s attempt to have the case dismissed, and ruled that it will proceed to trial

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AAPL Company Stories December 2

Here’s what happened at today’s Apple special ‘event’ in New York

As expected, Apple today held a special event in New York City focused on highlighting the best apps and games of 2019. While the event was billed as a “special event,” it was rather subdued in nature and didn’t include any product or operating system announcements. Here’s what actually happened.

Apple will have to continue battling a class-action lawsuit in California over its butterfly keyboard design. Reuters reports today that a federal judge has rejected Apple’s request to dismiss the proposed class-action lawsuit over the keyboard’s failure and reliability issues.

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Apple could switch up its iPhone release cycle as soon as 2021 according to a new analyst report from JP Morgan’s Samik Chatterjee (via Marketwatch).

Since the iPhone 4S in 2011, Apple has released its flagship iPhone models all at once in the fall — almost always in mid-September. What JPMorgan proposes is that there would be two pairs of iPhone launches in 2021, one in the first half (presumably in the March-June timeframe) and one in the second half (the normal September holiday period).

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