Boosted by hot iPhone sales, the company tops the $15.9 billion earned by ExxonMobil in the second quarter of 2012, says Standard & Poor's.
Most of Apple's record revenue came from its smartphone business, but it's tricky for any company to rely so much on one product.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped the company generate $16.2 billion, or 22 percent of its revenue, from China.
CEO Tim Cook said the company shipped the device on November 22. It was a space-gray iPhone 6 Plus.
CEO Tim Cook says development of Apple's debut wearable is "right on schedule" and his expectations "are very high."
The company's revenue surged past Wall Street expectations. Now the countdown begins for the Apple Watch, shipping in April.
The arrival of big-screen iPhones in the big China market promises a significant shift for the final quarter of 2014.
The company is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter results on Tuesday, and it's expected to post blow-out iPhone numbers.
The Apple Watch battery may not be as magical as some hope, T-Mobile will look past customers' bad credit scores, and more electric car charging stations are coming.
The watch's life on a single charge may not meet Apple's target of a full day of use, according to 9to5Mac.
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