Developer earnings from the App Store top $70 billion

Apple анонсирует два новых iPad Pro

Apple app developers, many of them Indians, earned over $70B

If not, we'll have to wait until September to see if Apple is ready by then to unveil one of its most anticipated iPhone to date. But there is an eclectic assortment of hints to go on just three days before Apple's annual developer conference.

It will be the first time Apple has presented new hardware at the conference since 2013.

It's always been reported that Apple is working on a Siri-powered competitor to the Amazon Echo and Google Home.

The Cupertino giant is expected to launch a Siri smart speaker, new iPad tablets, and possibly update its MacBook laptop lineup as well. Finally, Wall Street Access Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Apple by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. If you're using a 64-bit iDevice running iOS 10.3, you're already using APFS, but Apple eventually intends to use it on everything from Macs to Apple Watches to Apple TVs. Apple posted earnings of $1.42 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 11.3%. The iPhone has lagged behind Android devices with regards to AR capabilities, especially when Google Tango capability is taken into account, but it is not unusual for Apple to spend years testing and refining technology in their R&D department before release. While some of the experts have claimed that the Touch ID will be placed beneath the display portion of the new device, some others have opined that owing to the manufacturing difficulties it will be placed on the rear end of the device. The iPhone 8 is also said to have water resistance and a Lightning port as opposed to previous rumors saying that Apple is finally adopting USB Type-C.

That rumor is sourced from Bloomberg, which says simply that the next version of iOS will have an "updated user interface".

This year Apple will show a new iMac in a modern design where the glass black. William Blair also issued estimates for Apple's FY2017 earnings at $9.06 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $11.13 EPS.

The speaker, if it exists, reportedly won't actually be released until later this year.

Given the success of Samsung Pay and the recent launch of LG Pay, Apple might also bring improvements in Apple Pay. Not much has leaked about the new operating systems, except a possible update to Apple Music to better incorporate video content and improved support for Apple's stylus for the iPad, the Apple Pencil. There's little else we know about the device as of now, but recent rumours suggest stereo speakers, repositioned mic, and a virtual Home Button. Most notable is the MacBook Pro's move from Intel's Skylake to Kaby Lake processor.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at

Amazon makes little or no profit selling the high-end US$179 Echo, which mostly serves as a foothold in consumers' homes and a way to get them to sign up for Amazon Prime and buy more products.

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