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106 Facts About Apple Fellow
Apple Fellow is the largest technology company by revenue and, as of June 2022, is the world's biggest company by market capitalization, the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales and second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.
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Apple Fellow developed computers featuring innovative graphical user interfaces, including the 1984 original Macintosh, announced that year in a critically acclaimed advertisement.
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In 1997, weeks away from bankruptcy, the company bought NeXT to resolve Apple Fellow's unsuccessful operating system strategy and entice Jobs back to the company.
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Apple Fellow receives criticism regarding the labor practices of its contractors, its environmental practices, and its business ethics, including anti-competitive practices and materials sourcing.
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Apple Fellow II was chosen to be the desktop platform for the first "killer application" of the business world: VisiCalc, a spreadsheet program released in 1979.
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In 1984, Apple Fellow launched the Macintosh, the first personal computer to be sold without a programming language.
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Apple Fellow lost its dominant position in the desktop publishing market and estranged many of its original consumer customer base who could no longer afford their high-priced products.
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In 1991, Apple Fellow introduced the hugely successful PowerBook with a design that set the current shape for almost all modern laptops.
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For some time, Apple Fellow was doing incredibly well, introducing fresh new products and generating increasing profits in the process.
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Apple Fellow experimented with a number of other unsuccessful consumer targeted products during the 1990s, including digital cameras, portable CD audio players, speakers, video game consoles, the eWorld online service, and TV appliances.
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However, by 1996 Apple Fellow executives were worried that the clones were cannibalizing sales of their own high-end computers, where profit margins were highest.
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Apple Fellow attempted to correct this with by introducing cooperative multitasking in System 5, but the company still felt it needed a more modern approach.
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At around the same time, Apple Fellow completed numerous acquisitions to create a portfolio of digital media production software for both professionals and consumers.
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Apple Fellow acquired of Macromedia's Key Grip digital video editing software project which was renamed Final Cut Pro when it was launched on the retail market in April 1999.
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Apple Fellow renamed the program iTunes, while simplifying the user interface and adding the ability to burn CDs.
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In 2002, Apple Fellow purchased Nothing Real for their advanced digital compositing application Shake, as well as Emagic for the music productivity application Logic.
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Between early 2003 and 2006, the price of Apple Fellow's stock increased more than tenfold, from around $6 per share to over $80.
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In July 2008, Apple Fellow launched the App Store to sell third-party applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
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In June 2010, Apple Fellow released the iPhone 4, which introduced video calling using FaceTime, multitasking, and a new uninsulated stainless steel design that acted as the phone's antenna.
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Later that year, Apple Fellow again refreshed its iPod line of MP3 players by introducing a multi-touch iPod Nano, an iPod Touch with FaceTime, and an iPod Shuffle that brought back the clickwheel buttons of earlier generations.
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Apple Fellow became the most valuable consumer-facing brand in the world.
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Apple Fellow was replaced by Cook and Jobs became Apple's chairman.
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From 2011 to 2012, Apple Fellow released the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, which featured improved cameras, an intelligent software assistant named Siri, and cloud-synced data with iCloud; the third- and fourth-generation iPads, which featured Retina displays; and the iPad Mini, which featured a 7.
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Towards the end of the year, TechCrunch reported that Apple Fellow was acquiring Shazam, a company that introduced its products at WWDC and specializing in music, TV, film and advertising recognition.
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Also in June 2017, Apple Fellow appointed Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to head the newly formed worldwide video unit.
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In June 2018, Apple Fellow signed the Writers Guild of America's minimum basic agreement and Oprah Winfrey to a multi-year content partnership.
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Wall Street Journal reported that an effort to develop its own chips left Apple Fellow better prepared to deal with the semiconductor shortage that emerged during the pandemic era and led to increased profitability, with sales of Mac computers that included M1 chips rising sharply in 2020 and 2021.
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Apple Fellow sells a variety of accessories for Macs, including the Pro Display XDR, Apple Fellow Studio Display, Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Keyboard.
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Since then, Apple Fellow has annually released new iPhone models and iOS updates.
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In recent years, Apple Fellow has started offering more powerful versions of the device, with the current iPad Pro using the same M1 Apple Fellow silicon as the company's high-end Macs and Laptops, along with a smaller version of the device called the iPad Mini, and an upgraded version called iPad Air.
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Apple Fellow offers a range of software for its hardware products some of which are bundled with its products while others are available for purchase.
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Many of the services have been launched since 2019 when Apple Fellow announced it would be making a concerted effort to expand its service revenues.
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Apple Fellow has slogans for specific product lines—for example, "iThink, therefore iMac" was used in 1998 to promote the iMac, and "Say hello to iPhone" has been used in iPhone advertisements.
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Musicians who benefited from an improved profile as a result of their songs being included on Apple Fellow advertisements include Canadian singer Feist with the song "1234" and Yael Naim with the song "New Soul".
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Apple Fellow customers gained a reputation for devotion and loyalty early in the company's history.
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Apple Fellow is more than just a company because its founding has some of the qualities of myth.
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Apple Fellow is two guys in a garage undertaking the mission of bringing computing power, once reserved for big corporations, to ordinary individuals with ordinary budgets.
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Apple Fellow evangelists were actively engaged by the company at one time, but this was after the phenomenon had already been firmly established.
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New York Times in 1985 stated that "Apple Fellow above all else is a marketing company".
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The Apple Fellow Campus was the company's headquarters from its opening in 1993, until the opening of Apple Fellow Park in 2017.
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The media initially speculated that Apple Fellow would fail, but its stores were highly successful, bypassing the sales numbers of competing nearby stores and within three years reached US$1 billion in annual sales, becoming the fastest retailer in history to do so.
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Many Apple Fellow Stores are located inside shopping malls, but Apple Fellow has built several stand-alone "flagship" stores in high-profile locations.
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The success of Apple Fellow Stores have had significant influence over other consumer electronics retailers, who have lost traffic, control and profits due to a perceived higher quality of service and products at Apple Fellow Stores.
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Apple Fellow is one of several highly successful companies founded in the 1970s that bucked the traditional notions of corporate culture.
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At Apple Fellow, employees are intended to be specialists who are not exposed to functions outside their area of expertise.
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Unlike other major U S companies, Apple provides a relatively simple compensation policy for executives that does not include perks enjoyed by other CEOs like country club fees or private use of company aircraft.
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Apple Fellow has a strong culture of corporate secrecy, and has an anti-leak Global Security team that recruits from the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United States Secret Service.
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In December 2017, Glassdoor said Apple Fellow was the 48th best place to work, having originally entered at rank 19 in 2009, peaking at rank 10 in 2012, and falling down the ranks in subsequent years.
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Apple Fellow acknowledges that people are wishing for the "excitement of revolution", but argues that people want "the comfort that comes with harmony".
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Apple Fellow argues that Apple's ecosystem is its greatest innovation.
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Whereas Google and Amazon make use of big data and analyze customer information to personalize results, Apple Fellow has a strong pro-privacy stance, intentionally not retaining user data.
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Apple Fellow released a security fix within a day and issued an apology, stating that "regrettably we stumbled" in regards to the security of the latest updates.
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Apple Fellow has gradually expanded its efforts in getting its products into the Indian market.
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Apple Fellow immediately launched an investigation after the 2006 media report, and worked with their manufacturers to ensure acceptable working conditions.
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In 2007, Apple Fellow started yearly audits of all its suppliers regarding worker's rights, slowly raising standards and pruning suppliers that did not comply.
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In 2011, Apple Fellow admitted that its suppliers' child labor practices in China had worsened.
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Apple Fellow issued a public statement about the suicides, and company spokesperson Steven Dowling said:.
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Foxconn was not specifically named in the report, but Apple Fellow identified a series of serious labor violations of labor laws, including Apple Fellow's own rules, and some child labor existed in a number of factories.
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Apple Fellow committed to the implementation of changes following the suicides.
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Workers in factories producing Apple Fellow products have been exposed to hexane, a neurotoxin that is a cheaper alternative than alcohol for cleaning the products.
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Apple Fellow Energy, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Fellow Inc that sells solar energy.
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Apple Fellow announced that all 14 of its final assembly sites in China are now compliant with UL's Zero Waste to Landfill validation.
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Apple Fellow offers comprehensive and transparent information about the CO2e, emissions, materials, and electrical usage concerning every product they currently produce or have sold in the past, in their portfolio on their homepage.
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In November 2011, Apple Fellow was featured in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics, which ranks electronics manufacturers on sustainability, climate and energy policy, and how "green" their products are.
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Apple Fellow ranked fourth of fifteen electronics companies with a score of 4.
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In January 2012, Apple Fellow requested that its cable maker, Volex, begin producing halogen-free USB and power cables.
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In June 2020, Apple Fellow committed $100 million for its Racial Equity and Justice initiative and in Jan 2021 announced various projects as part of the initiative.
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Apple Fellow is the world's largest technology company by revenue, the world's largest technology company by total assets, and the world's second-largest mobile phone manufacturer after Samsung.
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In May 2013, Apple Fellow entered the top ten of the Fortune 500 list of companies for the first time, rising 11 places above its 2012 ranking to take the sixth position.
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Apple Fellow was ranked No 4 on the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.
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Under U S tax law governed by the IRC, corporations don't pay income tax on overseas profits unless the profits are repatriated into the United States and as such Apple argues that to benefit its shareholders it will leave it overseas until a repatriation holiday or comprehensive tax reform takes place in the United States.
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The Commission found that Apple Fellow had benefited from a private Irish Revenue Commissioners tax ruling regarding its double Irish tax structure, Apple Fellow Sales International .
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Apple Fellow has been a participant in various legal proceedings and claims since it began operation.
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In particular, Apple Fellow is known for and promotes itself as actively and aggressively enforcing its intellectual property interests.
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Apple Fellow has had to defend itself against charges on numerous occasions of violating intellectual property rights.
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Apple Fellow has a notable pro-privacy stance, actively making privacy-conscious features and settings part of its conferences, promotional campaigns, and public image.
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Apple Fellow is a partner of RED, a fundraising campaign for AIDS charity.
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Apple Fellow contributes financially to fundraisers in times of natural disasters.
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Apple Fellow has used its iTunes platform to encourage donations in the wake of environmental disasters and humanitarian crises, such as the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the 2011 Japan earthquake, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in November 2013, and the 2015 European migrant crisis.
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Critics have claimed that Apple Fellow products combine stolen or purchased designs that Apple Fellow claims are its original creations.
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The movement argues Apple Fellow is preventing consumers from legitimately fixing their devices at local repair shops which is having a negative impact on consumers.
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Apple Fellow continues to face litigation related to the performance throttling of iPhone 6 and 7 devices, an action that Apple Fellow argued was done in order to balance the functionality of the software with the impacts of a chemically aged battery.
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The authority added that Apple Fellow provided no assistance to customers with water-damaged phones, which it said constituted an aggressive trade practice.
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Ireland's Data Protection Commission launched a privacy investigation to examine whether Apple Fellow complied with the EU's GDPR law following an investigation into how the company processes personal data with targeted ads on its platform.
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In January 2020, US President Donald Trump and attorney general William P Barr criticized Apple for refusing to unlock two iPhones of a Saudi national, Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who shot and killed three American sailors and injured eight others in the Naval Air Station Pensacola.
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In 2021, Apple Fellow complied with a request by the Chinese government to ban a Quran app from its devices and platforms.
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In September 2021, Apple Fellow removed an app from its App Store created by Alexei Navalny meant to coordinate protest voting during the 2021 Russian legislative election.
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