By JONATHAN CHENG And STEVEN RUSSOLILLO Investors seeking clues to how Apple will perform as a dividend-paying stock are taking a walk down memory lane. For some, Microsoft offers a usable, if imperfect, road map. Back in January 2003, …Find out more from Wall Street Journal
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FAQ: Apple’s dividend
Apple did something surprising — but maybe on consideration not so surprising — Monday, announcing its intention to pay dividends to its investors. The move, as The Washington Post reported, is one that the company’s investors have been clamoring for …Find out more from Washington Post
Apple denies new iPad overheating concerns
By Agam Shah IDG News Service – Apple on Tuesday denied any overheating concerns on the new iPad, saying that the product operates well within its thermal specifications. Apple’s new iPad became available on Friday of last week and the company said it …Find out more from Computerworld
Apple’s iPad throws off much more heat: tests
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s new iPad throws off a lot more heat than the previous version, lending weight to complaints on Internet forums that the hot-selling tablet computer could get uncomfortably warm after heavy use, an influential …Find out more from Chicago Tribune
Apple’s next hot release: The dividend check
Apple said Monday that it would begin paying a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share starting this summer after years of resisting the idea. Its late former CEO, Steve Jobs, always thought the company could make better use of its cash.Find out more from BusinessWeek
Apple dividend is acknowledgement of investors’ concerns about cash hoard
March 20 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is betting that his company can keep cranking out best- selling gadgets even while paying a dividend, avoiding the fate of peers that return money to investors yet grow more slowly.Find out more from Washington Post
The Temptation of Tim: What Does Dividend Say About Apple’s Future?
by Peter Burrows| March 19, 2012 8:08 PM EDT | Apple CEO Tim Cook’s decision to offer a dividend will cost the company about $10 billion a year. Steve Jobs didn’t spend much time worrying about shareholders’ complaints. I recall talking with him in …Find out more from Bloomberg
Apple’s New iPad Overheating?
By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Apple’s latest hot product is too hot for some customers. A comment thread with over 150 posts and over 14000 views in the company’s iPad support forum suggests that the new iPad runs hotter than expected.Find out more from InformationWeek
Apple’s IPad ‘Significantly Hotter,’ Consumer Reports Says
March 20 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc.’s new iPad runs “significantly hotter” than the earlier model when conducting processor-intensive tasks such as playing graphics-heavy games, according to Consumer Reports, which tested the device.Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle
Blog posts about Apple
Apple’s beautiful packaging | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Anthony Kay takes unboxing to a whole new level. There’s no video, no jazzy music, and no wild photos. He has a simple unboxing method that examines.More By Kelly Hodgkins
What is the next industry Apple can disrupt? Banking! — Tech News …
A new survey of consumers in the U.K. and the U.S. found that one in 10 people would consider banking with Apple, and 43 percent of existing Apple users would. Banking would be a stretch for Apple though a mobile payments service could …More By Ryan Kim
Apple, Steve Jobs, Win Design Patent for Shanghai Store Design …
Apple has many flagship stores in high profile locations around the world such as New York, Beijing, London, Paris, Montreal, Chicago, Sydney and Zurich. Today, the US Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple a design patent for their …More By Jack Purcher
Apple TV 2012 Review: Can You Hear Blu-ray’s Death Rattle?
You can now buy a $100 box that streams a large catalog of available-to-anyone video that’s nearly as high-fidelity as Blu-ray. The Apple TV is not the first blow to video on discs, but it definitely hit a vein.More By Sam Biddle
Apple: don’t worry about hot iPad reports, it’s cool — Engadget
All this talk about overheating iPads isn’t getting Apple all that excited, apparently. The company issued a fairly noncommittal response on the matter,More By Brian Heater
Other stuff around the web on Apple
Apple – Press Info – New iPad Tops Three Million
CUPERTINO, California–March 19, 2012–Apple(R) today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad(R), since its launch on Friday, March 16.Read more here.
Apple – Press Info – Apple Announces Plans to Initiate Dividend and …
CUPERTINO, California–March 19, 2012–Apple(R) today announced plans to initiate a dividend and share repurchase program commencing later this year.Read more here.
Apple – Press Info – Apple Conference Call
WHAT: Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, and Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO, will host a conference call to announce the outcome of the Company’s discussions …Read more here.
Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.10 – Support – Apple
About Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.10. This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11: …Read more here.
Dark Shadows – Movie Trailers – iTunes – Apple Trailers
In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not …Read more here.