July 25, 2007 |
In a first peek behind the iPhone launch, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday that it had activated 146,000 of the handsets in the first two days of sales, which coincided with the last two days of its second quarter. Analysts had estimated that 200,000 to 500,000 of the highly anticipated Apple products would be sold in the first three days. The nation's largest phone company, the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, released quarterly results, but would not reveal how many of the devices were sold.
January 9, 2007 |
Cingular Wireless is expected to be the service provider for a new Apple Computer Inc. cellphone, according to a published report. The new phone and service could be unveiled as early as today, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website Monday night, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation. Cingular representatives could not be reached Monday night, and Apple spokesman Steve Dowling did not return a call seeking comment.
January 3, 2007 |
Apple Computer Inc., Google Inc. and Napster Inc. were sued by online movie distributor Intertainer Inc. and accused of infringing a patent on a way to distribute digital entertainment over the Internet. Apple, maker of the iPod music player; Google, the most-used Internet search engine; and Napster, a seller of songs online, are using the patented technology without permission, Intertainer said in a complaint Friday in federal court in Marshall, Texas.
December 30, 2006 |
Apple Computer Inc. on Friday cleared Chief Executive Steve Jobs of wrongdoing regarding its improper handling of stock options, but new details from an internal investigation only fueled controversy.
December 28, 2006 |
Shares of Apple Computer Inc. went haywire Wednesday amid fresh reports that the company's stock options backdating problems could be worse than previously disclosed and possibly ensnare charismatic co-founder Steve Jobs. News accounts that Apple falsified documents to cover up the backdating of options given to executives drove shares down as much as 6% before they rebounded as investors dismissed the reports and took advantage of lower prices. The stock closed at $81.52, up a penny.
December 16, 2006 |
Apple Computer Inc. said it had delayed filing financial statements a second time and would restate earnings to account for backdated stock option grants. The size of any charge related to the stock options hasn't been finalized, Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it planned to file its quarterly and annual reports with regulators by Dec. 29.