Company plans Steve Jobs doll

Company plans Steve Jobs doll

BEIJING, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A Chinese toy company has released preview images of its latest creation, an action figure of late Apple founder Steve Jobs who died in October.

1 billion app downloads in one week

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Mobile app downloads hit a record high in the last week of 2011 with more than a billion downloads, a U.S. mobile analytics company says.

Apple designer Ive to be knighted

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Apple Inc.'s head designer Jonathan Ive, a Briton, is being awarded a rare perk. He is to be knighted, he has confirmed.
Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- While Apple is still selling millions of the iPad 2 tablet, speculation is already swirling about an iPad 3, tech industry observers say.

Stock option loop costs taxpayers billions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Recession-era stock prices are now haunting U.S. taxpayers in the form of stock options that allow corporations significant tax deductions, records show.

Display iPhone swears at 12-year-old

COVENTRY, England, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A British mother said she was shocked when an iPhone 4S at a Tesco store told her 12-year-old son to "shut up" with a four-letter profanity.
Steve Jobs honored with Grammy award

Steve Jobs honored with Grammy award

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Steve Jobs, the founder of U.S. technology giant Apple Inc., has been awarded a Grammy posthumously, The Recording Academy said.
Steve Jobs named 'Most Fascinating'

Steve Jobs named 'Most Fascinating'

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. broadcast journalist Barbara Walters has declared the late Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs the Most Fascinating Person of 2011.
Erdogan is people's choice for Time honor

Erdogan is people's choice for Time honor

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the people's choice for Time magazine's person of the year and also led Time's poll as the least popular figure.

Boy climbs out of wreckage to save mom

BERNE, N.Y., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A heroic 6-year-old boy from Berne, N.Y., crawled out of the wreckage of a car following an accident to save his mother, officials say.

Apple, with game, opens at Grand Central

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. said its newest retail outlet in New York's Grand Central Terminal had traffic volume of 4,000 by noon on its first day.
Apple in Chinese dispute over iPad name

Apple in Chinese dispute over iPad name

BEIJING, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Chinese court has ruled Apple failed to complete due diligence when buying the rights to the "iPad" name in 2006.

Aussie court rules Samsung can sell tablet

CANBERRA, Australia, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Samsung Electronics, after notching a legal win against Apple, said its Galaxy Tab tablet computer will be available in Australia in time for the holidays.

Germans join probe of mobile phone tracker

MUNICH, Germany, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The German state of Bavaria and other European authorities said this week they have launched data privacy probes of the Connect IQ mobile phone software.

Stolen iPhone tracked with GPS app

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- New York police said they tracked down a stolen iPhone using a GPS-like app installed on the phone.
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A Chinese man poses for a photograph outside Apple's flagship store in Beijing February 8, 2011. China has Apple's highest-grossing stores worldwide less than three years after it opened is first one in Beijing. UPI/Stephen Shaver

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; formerly Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of October 2010[update], the company operates 317 retail stores[3] in ten countries,[4] and an online store where hardware and software products are sold.[5] As of September 2011[update], Apple is the largest publicly traded company in the world by market capitalization and the largest technology company in the world by revenue and profit.[6]

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