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Apr 24, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 567.77 (+43.02, +8.2%) | NASDAQ: 4148.338 (+21.372, +0.52%)

Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe settle antitrust hiring case for $324 million

If the Silicon Valley-based technology firms hadn’t settled, they would have faced…

Apple iPhone tops J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study

More than one-fifth (21%) of smartphone owners cite “price” as the main reason they chose…

After a decade of innovation, Apple’s well has run dry or something

Apple put on a great show for investors in its earnings report yesterday…

Apple’s new retail chief Angela Ahrendts finally takes the reins

Amid all the other news from Apple’s earnings call on Wednesday…

iOS 7.1.1 delivers dramatic battery life improvements for iPhone users

I keep an eye on iPhone and iPad battery life following all iOS updates…

Analyst: How to play shareholder-friendly Apple’s surprise 7-for-1 stock split

Apple took a big leap toward becoming ‘shareholder friendly’ when it announced…

Apple splits stock 7-for-1, will lavish an obscene $130 billion on investors

Talk about burying the lede…

Apple CEO Cook: I feel really great about what we’ve got coming and it’s closer than it’s ever been

Cook said Apple is hard at work but it will not rush…

Apple’s plan to triple store count makes it its own worst enemy, retail advisor says

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook disclosed on Wednesday the tech giant’s retail ambitions…

Groups to protest at Apple Store Fifth Avenue over claimed ‘worker poisoning’ in Chinese factories

Just three days before International Workers’ Memorial Day…

Apple’s sales boom in communist Vietnam

Communist Vietnam is suddenly Apple Inc’s hottest market after sales…

Analysts rush to hike Apple price targets after Q214 earnings blowout

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has received price target hikes following its stellar Q214 earnings beat…

Apple iPad: Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated

This is classic Tim Cook – reducing the time from the factory to the consumers hands…

Woz’s wonderful rides

Over the years, cherubic Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has demonstrated…

Updated 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air models due next week, sources say

Apple may be planning to update its MacBook Air line next week…

5 reasons why Apple’s Q214 earnings report was huge

Now Apple investors have something to get excited about…

Apple CEO Cook defies naysayers with sales surge; boosts buyback, splits stock 7-for-1

The actions are the strongest retort yet from Cook…

Apple jolts Wall Street, resets the clock as investors await next big thing

Apple Inc just bought itself some much-needed time…

To everyone whose analyst told them to ‘buy on the dip’ after Apple earnings: Get a new analyst

Yes, it’s time for a new analyst.

Mind-boggling Apple patent reveals futuristic 3D display allowing users to interact with images in mid-air

A patent application from Apple that reveals a monumental invention relating to an interactive 3D display…

Apple shares soar after stellar earnings report

Shares of Apple surged in premarket trading…

FCC to propose new rules for so-called ‘Net Neutrality’; would allow broadband providers to charge companies for speed

Regulations are static and the marketplace is fluid, so such regulation can often have unintended, unforeseen results…

Apple’s 7-for-1 share split makes joining the Dow more likely

The exclusion of the largest U.S. company is odd…

MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q214 Conference Call

MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q214 Conference Call…

Apple announces 7-for-1 stock split; boosts dividend, ups buybacks to $90 billion

Apple today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized…

Apple smashes Street with revenue of $45.65 billion in Q214

Apple Q214 profit $11.62 a share…

Apple’s hit factory

Steve Jobs’ Apple resembles Steve Jobs’ Pixar…

Exclusive apps likely to become standard for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android; plus ‘The Big Smartphone Lie’ debunked

Apple and Google have been making deals with top app creators…

Get 50GB of iDrive iOS cloud storage for 99 cents per year

Cloud-storage provider iDrive has extended this appealing deal to iOS users…

Can Apple’s future plans save it from an earnings implosion?

As is now the case with Apple, guidance is the key…

Customers are stepping up for AT&T’s no-contract plan

AT&T said 40 percent of its smartphone gross customer additions and upgrades…

Why fret about iPad numbers when there’s no such thing as the Android tablet?

The Android tablet doesn’t exist…

Apple working on Siri for future Apple TV device, iOS 7.1 code reveals

Code found within the iOS 7.1 SDK suggests that Siri is headed to the Apple TV…

Amazon Prime lands deal for old HBO TV shows

Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network’s old TV shows…

Samsung bought two patents just to use in Apple trial, say attorneys

After weeks of playing defense against five Apple patents…

The cloud price war has high stakes for the Internet

The big business of providing computing power and data storage that companies need…

Apple debuts ‘Powerful’ new TV commercial for iPhone 5s (with video)

Apple has debuted a new long-form (:90 second) TV commercial…

Bigger-screen iPhone 6 may mean smaller sales at Apple — for now

Apple may not have sold as many iPhones as investors and analysts hoped last quarter…

Is iPhone demand faltering? We’ll find out today

Analysts have expressed both near-term and longer-term concerns over iPhone demand…

All eyes on Apple Inc. as world’s most valuable company reports Q214 earnings today

For Apple’s fiscal second quarter, analysts are expecting…

Apple granted Liquidmetal patent for hollow structures in possible future product designs

Apple has been granted what could be a major patent today…

Nike would be smart to outsource their fitness hardware to Apple and the iWatch

There’s a rumor going around that Nike is axing their Nike Fuelband hardware division…

Apple releases OS X Security Update for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion

Apple today released Security Update 2014–002 which fixes…

Google picking up some of Samsung’s legal defense in Apple case

A Google lawyer testified on Tuesday that the software maker…

Apple opens OS X betas to the public

Big news today from Apple…

As phone subsidies fade, Apple’s iPhone sales could be hurt

Apple Inc. charges more for its phones than many companies charge for low-end laptops…

Load up on Apple stock as Android killer looms

I’d be tempted to buy on relatively modest weakness or a continuation…

In Aereo Internet TV case, U.S. Supreme Court justices show concern

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated…

I won’t sell my Apple stock below $1,000; still potential to double from here

Apple remains the one and only ‘true’ growth investment in my portfolio…

This is what Apple’s Siri on steroids might look like

Imagine if Apple’s Siri voice-command feature could enable users to control…