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Apple Report: Creating Jobs Through Innovation
2012-03-07 10:39:16

Apple Inc., on its website Friday, posted claims that it is responsible for creating more than half a million jobs in the United States through the sale of its iPad and other devices. Apple announced on its site that 514,000 jobs had been “created or supported” by the Cupertino, California-based tech giant. The announcement comes as Apple faces strict criticism for staffing overseas factories with foreign workers. The iPhone maker says American workers make up nearly 66...

2011-08-25 09:55:06

  Apple´s co-founder Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of the company on Wednesday after taking most the year off for medical reasons. The 56-year-old co-founder of the company is a pancreatic cancer survivor and has been on medical leave since January 17. "I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple´s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come," Jobs said in his public...

2011-06-13 08:35:01

Beijing, June 13, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Chinaqualitycrafts.com reports that the iCloud Communication Company in Phoenix, Arizona sued Apple, alleging that Apple's new online storage service named iCloud infringed its trademark, causing confusion in the concept of competing products.iCloud Communication claims that the product and service Apple intends to provide with the trademark with iCloud, has been using the trademark products are the same or very close to the service offered by iCloud...

2006-03-30 13:12:16

LONDON (Reuters) - Apple Computer opened its defense in London's High Court on Thursday against charges by the Beatles' company, Apple Corps Ltd., that it had violated a 1991 trademark agreement by moving into the music business. Apple Computer lead counsel Anthony Grabiner argued that the market-leading iTunes music store was primarily a data transmission service, permitted by the agreement. "Data transmission is within our field of use," he said. Apple Corps, owned by Paul...

2006-03-29 03:25:00

LONDON -- The Beatles and Apple Computer are set to face off in on Wednesday in a trademark dispute triggered by Apple's move into the music business through its popular iPod player and iTunes download service. Apple Corps Ltd, owned by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the estate of George Harrison, has sued Apple Computer twice before over the companies' competing fruit logos. The latest settlement in 1991 resulted in a $26 million payment by Apple Computer and...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'