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PublicNASDAQ:AAPL
Date12/1980
Raised
Post IPO Valuation

General Information

Websiteapple.com
CategoryConsumer Electronics/Devices
Phone1-800-MY-APPLE
Employees80,000
Founded4/1976

Offices

Cupertino, USA
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA, 95014
USA

People

CEO & Board Director
CFO
SVP, Worldwide Product Marketing Apple
SVP iPhone Software
SVP, Industrial Design
SVP, Macintosh Hardware Engineering
SVP Retail
President
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Acquisitions

Total$2.63B
Novauris, 4/2014
Burstly, 2/2014
SnappyLabs, 1/2014
Topsy Labs, 12/2013 $200M
Cue, 10/2013 $50M
AlgoTrim, 8/2013
Embark, 8/2013
Matcha, 8/2013
Passif Semiconductor, 8/2013
HopStop.com, 7/2013
Locationary, 7/2013
PrimeSense, 7/2013 $345M
WiFiSLAM, 3/2013 $20M
Particle, 10/2012
AuthenTec, 7/2012 $356M
Chomp, 2/2012
Anobit Technologies, 12/2011 $450M
Polar Rose, 9/2010 $29M
Poly9, 7/2010
imsense, 7/2010
Siri, 4/2010
Intrinsity, 4/2010 $121M
Quattro Wireless, 1/2010 $275M
Lala, 12/2009 $80M
Placebase, 7/2009
PA Semi, 4/2008 $278M
Fingerworks, 1/2007
Proximity, 12/2006
Silicon Color, 10/2006
Emagic, 7/2002 $30M
Propel Software, 6/2002
Zayante, 4/2002
Nothing Real, 2/2002
Spruce Technologies, 7/2001
PowerSchool, 3/2001
NetSelector, 1/2000
Raycer Graphics, 11/1999
Xemplar Education, 1/1999
NeXT Computer, 2/1997
NeXT, 12/1996 $400M
Coral Software, 1/1989
Nashoba Systems, 7/1988
Styleware, 6/1988
Orion Network Systems, 6/1988
Network Innovations, 3/1988

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Apple

Apple is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. It was founded by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak.

Some of Apple’s best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod music player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. Its consumer software includes the OS X and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites.

Apple was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977. The word “Computer” was removed from its name on January 9, 2007, the same day Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, reflecting its shifted focus towards consumer electronics.

Apple is the world’s second-largest information technology company by revenue after Samsung Electronics, and the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker after Samsung and Nokia. Fortune Magazine named Apple the most admired company in the United States in 2008, and in the world from 2008 to 2012. On September 30, 2013, Apple surpassed Coca-Cola to become the world’s most valuable brand in the Omnicom Group’s “Best Global Brands” report. However, the company has received criticism for its contractors’ labor practices, and for Apple’s own environmental and business practices.

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Apple Celebrates 30 Years Of Mac With Video Shot Entirely On iPhone Over 24 Hours

Added: 2/3/14

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Products

Aperture
App Store
Apple TV
CarPlay
DigitalColor Meter
Final Cut Studio
Logic Studio
MacBook Air
Magic Mouse
MobileMe
OS X
OS X Lion
Ping
Safari
Siri
iAd
iCloud
iLife
iOS
iPad
iPad 2
iPad 2012
iPhone
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 4
iPhone 4S
iPhone 5
iPhone 5c
iPhone 5s
iPod
iTunes
iWork

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Apple

Sources

  1. Speech Recognition Pioneer Novauris Bought By Apple, Team Now Works On Siri (techcrunch.com) []
  2. TestFlight Owner Burstly Acquired By Apple (techcrunch.com) []
  3. Apple Acquires Rapid-Fire Camera App Developer SnappyLabs (techcrunch.com) []
  4. Apple Buys Topsy For Price Reportedly North Of $200M, Could Use Social Signals To Bolster Siri, App Store Relevance (techcrunch.com) []
  5. Apple Buys Cue For Over $40M, To Compete With Google Now (techcrunch.com) []
  6. Main Event Page europe Comment 6 inShare55 Apple Acquires Swedish Firm AlgoTrim, A Company That Does Mobile Media And Data Compression (techcrunch.com) []
  7. Exclusive: Apple Buys (Another) Map App, Embark (jessicalessin.com) []
  8. Apple Acquired Matcha Because It Got The Recommendation Recipe Right (techcrunch.com) []
  9. Apple Just Acquired A Company That Could Help Make The Chip For The iWatch (businessinsider.com) []
  10. Apple To Buy Transportation App HopStop — Mass Transit To Return To Apple Maps? (techcrunch.com) []
  11. Apple Acquires Locationary (finsmes.com) []
  12. Apple buys Israeli 3D sensor outfit PrimeSense for a reported $350M (gigaom.com) []
  13. Apple Acquires Indoor GPS Startup WiFiSlam For $20M (techcrunch.com) []
  14. Apple Acquires Web App Startup Particle, Retains Several Developers To Work At Cupertino (techcrunch.com) []
  15. Apple eyes security, buys fingerprint sensor company AuthenTec for $356M (venturebeat.com) []
  16. Apple Acquires Chomp; App Store Search And Discovery To Be Completely Revamped (techcrunch.com) []
  17. Apple Reportedly Buying Flash Memory Company Anobit For $400 Million – $500 Million (techcrunch.com) []
  18. Updated: Looks Like Apple Bought Polar Rose For $29 million (techcrunch.com) []
  19. AppleInsider (appleinsider.com) []
  20. Unconfirmed: Apple Acquires IMsense? (webpronews.com) []
  21. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) []
  22. New York Times (nytimes.com) []
  23. Quattro Wireless acquired by Apple (masshightech.com) []
  24. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) []
  25. Apple Acquired Mapping Company Placebase in July (macrumors.com) []
  26. Apple Buys Chip Designer (forbes.com) []
  27. Apple acquired Fingerworks (digg.com) []
  28. Apple Acquires Proximity (macobserver.com) []
  29. Apple acquires Silicon Color (macworld.com) []
  30. Apple Acquires Emagic (apple.com) []
  31. Apple Computer Inc acquires Propel Software Corp (alacrastore.com) []
  32. Citation Needed []
  33. Apple buys Nothing Real (macworld.com) []
  34. Apple to buy Spruce Technologies (macworld.com) []
  35. Pearson and Apple Acquire PowerSchool (apple.com) []
  36. Apple Computer Inc acquires NetSelector (alacrastore.com) []
  37. Apple to buy Raycer Graphics (tomshardware.co.uk) []
  38. Apple Computer Inc acquires remaining interest in Xemplar Education Ltd from Morgan Stanley (alacrastore.com) []
  39. Apple Computer Inc acquires NeXT Computer Inc (alacrastore.com) []
  40. Apple acquires Next, Jobs (news.cnet.com) []
  41. Apple Computer Inc acquires Coral Software Corp (alacrastore.com) []
  42. Claris Corp(Apple Computer) acquires Nashoba Systems Inc (alacrastore.com) []
  43. Claris Corp(Apple Computer) acquires Styleware Inc (alacrastore.com) []
  44. Apple Computer Inc acquires Orion Network Systems Inc (alacrastore.com) []
  45. Apple Computer Inc acquires Network Innovations Corp (alacrastore.com) []
  46. Apple Settles Patent Suit From Elan Out Of Court, Coughs Up $5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  47. Apple Nearly Triples Stake In UK Chip Maker Imagination Technologies (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  48. UPDATE 2-Intel buys additional stake in Imagination Tech (reuters.com) [edit]
  49. Apple Sells 6.9 Million iPhones in Q4 of 2008 (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Releases Aperture 3 – Retail Price Is $199, Upgrade Costs $99 []
    Apple: We’ve Sold Over 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Devices In First 3 Days (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple has sold over 3 million iPhone 4s (businessinsider.com) []
    Apple Is Gearing Up To Sell 45 Million iPads Next Year -- That's ~$30 Billion Of Revenue (businessinsider.com) []
    Apple To Launch iAd In The UK, France In December – Germany’s Next (techcrunch.com) []
    IT'S ON: Apple Will Sell At Least 10 Million Verizon iPhones This Year (businessinsider.com) []
    Apple Sending New Leaders On Stage: Eddy Cue Will Help Launch The Daily In NYC (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Now Has 200 Million iTunes Accounts, Biggest Credit Card Hub On Web (techcrunch.com) []
    Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO Of Apple (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta 7 To Developers (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Now Has 150 Million iCloud Users (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Awarded $1.049 Billion In Damages As Jury Finds Samsung Infringed On Design And Software Patents (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Stock Crosses $700 Per Share After Hours On The Strength Of iPhone 5 (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple’s $707M, U.S. Sales Ban Filings Against Samsung Underscore One Of Apple’s Biggest Concerns (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple’s App Store Hits 50 Billion Downloads, 900K Apps, $10 Billion Paid To Developers; iTunes Now With 575M Accounts (techcrunch.com) []
    Apple Inc. Will Provide Full Consumer Refunds of At Least $32.5 Million to Settle FTC Complaint It Charged for Kids' In-App Purchases Without Parental Consent (prnewswire.com) []
    Apple Just Bought Equipment To Make 100-200 Million Scratch-Proof iPhone Screens In Arizona (AAPL)` (techinvestornews.com) []

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