Whether or not you like the messenger, I think the message is good.
If you like reading legal docs, here’s the beginning of a Statement of Work (SOW) between Apple and GTAT for their new sapphire development. You can read the full document here: http://goo.gl/DnQbUB
Apple (AAPL) announced late last night that they’ve bought back $14B of its own stock in the last two weeks. As a result, they’ve bought back $40B of their stock in the last year. (And presumably “retiring” those shares, as shown in the chart.)
These are my notes from the book, Jony Ive, The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products, by Leander Kahney. They may not make sense if you haven’t read the book yourself, but they are notes from the book I want to remember.
Apple is up to six job positions mentioning Scala. I think they like it. :) I look forward to being their first employee when they open an office in Talkeetna, Alaska.
(Search for “scala” at jobs.apple.com for more details.)
To kill an app on iOS 7, follow these two simple steps:
1) First, press the Home button twice. (Double-press it.) This changes your iPhone display to something like the following image, showing a list of apps that are running, with your most recent app shown first:
2) Next, select the large image of the app you want to stop/kill, and drag it up and off the screen, as shown in this image:
Apple’s iPhone revenues are greater than the revenue of many Dow-Jones companies. I’ll bet that if you looked at profit, the graph would be even more amazing. Not many companies have profit margins like Apple. (Original story at BusinessWeek.)