Apple Reports Second-Quarter Results

CUPERTINO, California—April 23, 2014—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended March 29, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $43.6 billion and net profit of $9.5 billion, or $10.09 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.3 percent compared to...

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Apple Updates MacBook Air

The 11-inch MacBook Air lasts up to 9 hours between charges and the 13-inch model lasts up to an incredible 12 hours. So from your morning coffee till your evening commute, you can work unplugged. When it’s time to kick back and relax, you can get up to 9 hours of iTunes movie playback on the 11-inch model and up to 12 hours on the 13-inch model. And with up to 30 days of standby time, you can go away for weeks and pick up right where...

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2014 NHL Playoffs: Teams Turning to High-Tech Analysis During Games

Gadgets like the ThunderCloud iBench app come in handy for many NHL teams. (Courtesy of Apple). By Tim Newcomb If the L.A. Kings manage to climb all the way out of the 0-3 hole they fell into during their first round playoff series against the San Jose Sharks, they’ll likely have a not-so-secret (anymore) weapon to thank. The Kings are one of 10 teams in the postseason tournament that are using an iPad — six have them stashed behind...

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Teachers Use iPad to Enhance Learning in Special Education Across the Globe

For special education teachers around the world, iPad opens up a world of possibilities. Meet teachers at three schools — Special School Poděbrady in the Czech Republic, the Awase Special Needs School in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and New York’s District 75, the world’s largest special education district — and discover how they use iPad and apps to motivate learning, improve social interactions, and encourage independence in the...

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The Minecraft version of Denmark is being attacked, hilariously

​ In Denmark, it’s someone’s job to monitor and maintain a replica of the country in megapopular exploration game Minecraft. If you take away one thing from this piece, make it that. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, apparently the replica of Denmark that the Danish government sanctioned and built in Minecraft is being attacked. Though dynamite is banned from the server which hosts the virtual replica,...

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