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Apple to lavish $10.5B on production line tech

The company wants to automate manufacturing tasks for iPads, iPhones, and more, says Bloomberg.

By Nov. 13, 2013


New smartphone users reach 583,000 per week, says analyst

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.

By Jul. 17, 2013


Apple hits record revenue per store visitor, says analyst

During the first quarter, Apple stores took in $57.60 per visitor, setting a record, says mobile analyst Horace Dediu.

By May. 20, 2013


iTunes now Apple's fourth-largest business, says analyst

Apple's online marketplace has become much more than the break-even business it used to be, says Asymco's Horace Dediu.

By Feb. 12, 2013


Motorola won't update three 4G phones to Ice Cream Sandwich

Forget Jelly Bean; the Google-owned company says three 2011 phones will be stuck on older versions of Android forever.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

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.

By Jul. 13, 2013


The long road to a billion users

Windows got there, and Facebook did it faster. Asymco analyst Horace Dediu handicaps the high-tech aspirants to the truly high-volume threshold.

By Jan. 16, 2013


Apple makes more iPhones than humans make babies

Apple moved over 37 million iPhones in the last three months of 2011, a higher rate of production than humanity's rate of reproduction.

By Jan. 25, 2012


'Perplexing' Surface pricing can be explained, analyst says

The software margin on which Microsoft thrived in the PC era, says Asymco's Horace Dediu, has been "captured in hardware."

By Dec. 14, 2012