Archive | December 20th, 2012

Apple ups iPad Mini shipment orders by 2 million

20. December 2012

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More evidence that Apple remains in the midst of a blowout and perhaps record-setting quarter. Apple has recently increased its iPad mini orders from eight million units to 10 million due to strong sales worldwide, and the volume may reach 12 million units in total, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Apple originally [...]

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Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi lowers target for Apple shares

20. December 2012

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Forbes reports on a research note from analyst Toni Sacconaghi from Bernstein Research. While keeping an outperform rating on Apple stock, Sacconaghi scaled back his price target for Apple shares from $800 down to $750 while also lowering his 2013 EPS estimate from $50.57 a share to $49.41. Here are some of his key conclusions [...]

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Apple, Google and Microsoft all interested in home automation company startup “id8 Group R2 Studios”

20. December 2012

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Perhaps an iTV won’t be the next big thing Apple brings to the masses. Maybe, just maybe, home automation is the next big thing. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Apple, Microsoft and Google are all interested in acquiring a home automation startup called startup id8 Group R2 Studios Inc, a company initially [...]

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Developers are feelin’ Apple’s Passbook

20. December 2012

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Wired reports: American Airlines and cosmetics retailer Sephora are among the big-name companies that have developed apps for Passbook and seen them downloaded by the tens of thousands since it was announced in June. Passbook also plays nicely with Eventbrite, Ticketmaster and Square. Apple doesn’t say how many apps have been developed for Passbook, but [...]

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