Apple

8:51am

Wed May 1, 2013
Business

Apple Sells Bonds

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with a scramble for Apple bonds.

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MONTAGNE: Apple, yesterday, sold $17 billion worth of bonds - which is a new industry record. Apple issued the bonds to take advantage of low interest rates as it prepares to make a payout of $100 billion to shareholders by 2015. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

8:23am

Sat April 27, 2013
The Two-Way

$600K For A Cup Of Coffee: Apple's Cook Is A Hit At Auction

Originally published on Sat April 27, 2013 1:21 pm

A Lot Of Beans: A charity auction of a cup of coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook has garnered bids topping $600,000. In this file photo, a pot of beans sits in a Starbucks store.
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The bidding hasn't closed yet, but a charity auction of a cup of coffee shared with Apple CEO Tim Cook has already attracted offers of more than $600,000 — more than 10 times its estimated value of $50,000. Cook is one of several celebrities taking part in the auction, which benefits the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.

The coffee klatch, currently valued at $605,000, will take place at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. And the price may rise even higher — the auction closes on Tues., May 14.

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3:54am

Wed April 24, 2013
Business

Apple Moves To Win Back Investor Confidence

Originally published on Wed April 24, 2013 5:20 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

How you like them apples? Apple is at the start of our business news.

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9:23am

Tue April 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Apple Beats Wall Street Expectations

Originally published on Wed April 24, 2013 5:37 am

The just-launched Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone is the latest competition for Apple's iPhone 5.
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Update at 5 p.m. ET:

Reuters reports that Apple has posted better-than-expected second-quarter earnings of $43.6 billion, "reflecting strong sales of the iPad and iPhone." Wall Street had forecast revenue of $42.3 billion, the wire service says.

We pick up our original post here:

Investors are waiting, many not so eagerly, for a look at how Apple for the second quarter.

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5:13am

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Two Authors Make 'Time' List Of '100 Most Influential People'

Hilary Mantel attends the Costa Book of the Year awards in London, England.
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