The company wants to automate manufacturing tasks for iPads, iPhones, and more, says Bloomberg.
The new number tops the average of 572,000 per week seen in the U.S. over the past 41 months, says analyst Horace Dediu.
During the first quarter, Apple stores took in $57.60 per visitor, setting a record, says mobile analyst Horace Dediu.
Apple's online marketplace has become much more than the break-even business it used to be, says Asymco's Horace Dediu.
Forget Jelly Bean; the Google-owned company says three 2011 phones will be stuck on older versions of Android forever.
For the foreseeable future, it appears that Apple and Samsung will continue to carve up the majority of profit and a growing portion of sales of devices.
Windows got there, and Facebook did it faster. Asymco analyst Horace Dediu handicaps the high-tech aspirants to the truly high-volume threshold.
Apple moved over 37 million iPhones in the last three months of 2011, a higher rate of production than humanity's rate of reproduction.
The software margin on which Microsoft thrived in the PC era, says Asymco's Horace Dediu, has been "captured in hardware."
Asymco's Horace Dediu says that just 20 percent of a rapidly expanding global market for computing devices will be a "viable" business for Microsoft.