The change allows companies like Apple to recognize revenue much faster.
The proposed change would allow Apple to recognize revenue for the iPhone immediately instead of over eight quarters.
Quarterly earnings due Monday will show how the Snow Leopard release, price cuts on the Mac, and expanding iPhone availability have affected Apple's financial health.
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