The much-rumored smartwatch might add more revenue to Apple's coffers than did the iPhone or iPad during their first years, says analyst Katy Huberty.
The company's results got a pick-me-up from an after-tax gain stemming from adjustments to its pension and benefit plans.
Yves Rossy, known as Jetman, wowed attendees at the EEA air show, which also hosted Terrafugia's flying car.
The latest forecast from IDC for smart connected devices sees 1.7 billion shipping in 2014, with around 1 billion of those arriving in emerging markets.
The deal is expected to benefit Oracle as its business customers move to all-IP networks.
Apple missed Wall Street's expectations for its third-quarter earnings, but the company beat its own estimates, and set a record for iPad sales.
Analysts were expecting a loss of $784 million in the second quarter. Shipments of 4 million Lumia smartphones did not save the day, though investors reacted with enthusiasm.
According to research firm Ovum, the smartphone market will see a compound annual growth rate over the next several years of 25 percent.
The new Sony Walkman NWZ-W252, NWZ-A845 and NWZ-B150 series offer waterproof fun, iPlayer high-jinks and all manner of musical tomfoolery
Startup that helps people outsource errands raises second round of funding just seven months after its first round.