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Apple Inc. (AAPL) iTunes is almost as large as Windows

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The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iTunes, software, and services group made almost as much revenue in 2013 as Microsoft’s division for licensing Windows to PC and smartphone companies.
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This leaked photo may be the new iPhone 6

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A few images of the next-generation iPhone is believed to have leaked. The photos were sent by an anonymous tipster with MacRumors that shared the same images with Australian writer Sonny Dickson.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) reportedly launching 2 new iPhones in September with larger displays

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The South China Morning Post (SCMP) is reporting that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will release two new versions of the next-generation iPhone in September. One will have a 4.7-inch display and the other will be 5.5-inch. Both of the displays are believed to have sapphire screens. The SCMP cited industry insiders that have “seen the prototypes.”
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) names Denise Smith as head of human resources

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has promoted Denise Young Smith as the head of human resources. Apple decided to pick an insider with experience in their retail store division.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) e-books monitor to stay, but is issued boundaries

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An antitrust monitor will continue to watch over Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) during their appeal of a court order that created the position. The appeals court asked for a stay of an external compliance monitor in an e-books price-fixing conspiracy case, but boundaries were set.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) rolls out iTunes Radio to other countries, starting with Australia

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has started to roll out iTunes Radio to other countries, starting with Australia. This is the first time that Apple has rolled out the music streaming service beyond the U.S. since launching five months ago.
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Apple launches an Apple TV channel to celebrate The Beatles

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Apple has announced that they have added an Apple TV channel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles. The channel lets Apple TV users watch The Beatles perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show” for a limited time. 
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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Carl Icahn gives up on Apple’s buyback push

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Billionaire activist Carl Icahn has decided to end the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share buyback proposal.  Carl Icahn is one of Apple’s largest shareholders and he has been pushing the company to buyback $50 billion in stock. Over the weekend, proxy advisory firm ISS told Apple shareholders to vote against Icahn’s buyback proposal. Apple has repurchased $14 billion worth of shares in the last two weeks and they are planning to repurchase at least $32 billion in the fiscal year. Here is the letter that Icahn wrote:
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