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Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said changes to how it reports earnings forecasts are designed to increase transparency.

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Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said changes to how it reports earnings forecasts are designed to increase transparency.

Apple Shuts Down Reality-Distortion Field on Earnings Forecasts

For 34 consecutive quarters beginning in April 2003, Apple easily beat analysts’ estimates on its earnings per share. Then on Oct. 18, 2011 — less than two months after Tim Cook took over as chief executive officer — Apple missed....

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Apple executives have rarely spoken at events that the company did not put on itself.

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Apple executives have rarely spoken at events that the company did not put on itself.

Apple Executives Emerge From Shadows to Raise Public Profile

When Apple’s design guru Jonathan Ive spoke at a business conference in London this week, he didn’t reveal much. More telling was the fact that he agreed to the on-stage interview in the first place. Apple executives have rarely spoken...

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Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook took the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco yesterday.

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Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook took the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco yesterday.

Apple Has Trouble Keeping Secrets

Apple’s Tim Cook, chief executive officer of a company long known for its hush-hush culture, said last month he was placing an even greater emphasis on secrecy when it comes to its products. “We’re going to double down on secrecy,”...

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Attendees line up to enter the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on Monday.

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Attendees line up to enter the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on Monday.

FaceTime, Passbook And Other Items of Note From Apple’s Event

Here are some observations from today’s keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco: Hot ticket: This show was packed, and the numbers suggest this was a particularly enthusiastic group of attendees: The conference sold out in a record 1 hour...

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Forrester Research CEO George Colony said that without Steve Jobs at the helm, Apple will 'coast and then decelerate.'

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Forrester Research CEO George Colony said that without Steve Jobs at the helm, Apple will 'coast and then decelerate.'

Apple Doomed to End Up Like Sony, Says Forrester CEO

As analysts, investors and other pundits try to out-superlative one another talking about Apple’s second-quarter results from yesterday, the CEO of one of the leading market research firms used the event as an opportunity to warn that the iPhone maker...

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Apple has sold 67 million iPads in the two years it’s been on the market.

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Apple has sold 67 million iPads in the two years it’s been on the market.

Apple CEO: You Can Merge Toaster, Fridge, But It Won’t Be ‘Pleasing’

On today’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked by Sanford Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi whether Apple would come up with some kind of tablet-laptop hybrid, so consumers would only need to carry one device. Cook, who is known...

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This was Tim Cook's first big product unveiling since Steve Jobs died last year.

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This was Tim Cook's first big product unveiling since Steve Jobs died last year.

The First Timnote: It’s No Stevenote

Yesterday’s iPad unveiling was Apple’s first big announcement since the death of Steve Jobs, whose legendary skills as a pitchman set the bar for product introductions. How did CEO Tim Cook & Co. do? As others have pointed out, the...

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