Apple announces App Store Small Business Program
Apple today announced an industry-leading new developer program to accelerate innovation and help small businesses and independent developers propel their businesses forward with the next generation of groundbreaking apps on the App Store. The new App Store Small Business Program will benefit the vast majority of developers who sell digital goods and services on the store, providing them with a reduced commission on paid apps and in-app purchases. Developers can qualify for the program and a reduced, 15 per cent commission if they earned up to $1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year. The App Store Small Business Program, which will launch on January 1, 2021, comes at an important time as small…
Apple Reports Record Quarterly Profit of $18.4 Billion
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $75.9 billion and record quarterly net income of $18.4 billion, or $3.28 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $74.6 billion and net income of $18 billion, or $3.06 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.1 percent compared to 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 66 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “Our team delivered Apple’s biggest quarter ever, thanks to the world’s most innovative products and all-time record sales of iPhone, Apple Watch and Apple TV,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The growth…
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Stephen Fry meets up with Jony Ive and Tim Cook and laments his words to Steve Jobs
The Telegraph have published an exclusive conversation between Stephen Fry, Jony Ive and Tim Cook. It’s a poignant read and towards the end Fry reveals his regret of speaking out to Steve Jobs. Fry says, “I stood last week at the entrance to 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, the coolest address in the universe, remembering the time I had gone inside and managed to annoy Steve Jobs. For me that man was Willy Wonka and every time I went to Cupertino I was Charlie visiting the Chocolate Factory. I don’t mind saying that there was no one alive in the world I admired more and no one I wanted to rile…
Russia To Ban iPhone and iPad From 2015
According to a report in the International Business Times, Russia is set to ban the iPhone and iPad from 2015 ‘as a result of a new law that forces online services operating in the country to store their data locally’. This law doesn’t just affect any device that uses Apple’s US based iCloud servers but also potentially Facebook and Twitter too. A report from Progorod claims,"the internet ombudsman Dmitry Marinichev believes that Apple will not have enough time to move all the data storage to Russian territory by 2015". As many of you will have heard last week Vitaly Milonov a Russian politician stated that Tim Cook should be banned…
Tim Cook Talks Steve Jobs, iPhone 6, Apple Watch and more With Businessweek
Businessweek have just published a new interview with Tim Cook and it’s very interesting. Tim explains that Steve Job’s office remains his office, the room is untouched, not that it’s a shrine but a place that ‘Cook sensed no one could or should ever fill’. “It felt right to leave it as it is,” he says. “That’s Steve’s office.” This interview is packed with interesting snippets of Apple corporate information, one that we’re sure you’ll love to read, go here to do so.
Apple iTunes Store Now Available In An Additional 32 Countries
You may recall when we covered the WWDC 2012 event earlier this month that Tim Cook, CEO, Apple, announced that the iTunes App Store would be adding an additional 32 countries to its mix. Well, that is now the case, the countries within this group now include – Albania, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Zimbabwe. Many apps are still populating over to these stores. All developers must agree to the new iOS paid applications or…
Apple To Announce iPhone 5 On October 4, 2011
Well, that’s the very strong rumor that AllThingsD are putting out today. Of course, there is no official word from Apple, but that’s to be expected. Apparently, Tim Cook the new Apple CEO will unveil the iPhone 5 at this new media event . Phil Schiller, Scott Forstall and Eddy Cue will also support Cook with the presentation but Cook will take the lead. The iPhone 5 should be ready for purchase in a matter of weeks, so say the same sources. As soon as we hear more, or receive confirmation, we’ll let you know.