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Apple (AAPL -0.4%) roundup: 1) Having just moved some iMac production to the U.S., Apple is now...

Apple (AAPL -0.4%) roundup: 1) Having just moved some iMac production to the U.S., Apple is now reportedly considering moving Mac Mini production to the U.S. 2) Apple is also reportedly thinking of using Sharp's low-power IGZO LCDs in future iDevices, should supply be adequate - AUO could be used as a second supplier. Qualcomm just made an investment in Sharp to finance IGZO R&D. 3) Tim Cook has received a salary of $4.17M for 2012. Last year, he received 1M restricted shares that vest in 2016 and 2021.
Comments (15)
  • I'd like to see AAPL move production of ALL it's products to the U.S.
    27 Dec 2012, 10:37 AM Reply Like
  • I too would like to see Apple support the US worker. However the Chinese are very sensitive people and that market is very important to aapl. If aapl offends, they risk losing these customers who currently place a high value on aapls products. That would be devastating for the stock. While the hedge fund would clean up on shorting aapl even harder, the small investor holding aapl would be financially crippled.
    27 Dec 2012, 10:46 AM Reply Like
  • Apple did not move iMac production to the U.S. Who writes this stuff?
    27 Dec 2012, 10:56 AM Reply Like
  • I wrote it. And yes, Apple has moved some iMac production to the U.S.

     

    http://tcrn.ch/WVkRoZ
    27 Dec 2012, 11:09 AM Reply Like
  • So why didn't you write "some iMac production"? Because you think it's your job to make everything seem bigger than it is?
    28 Dec 2012, 01:06 AM Reply Like
  • No, because sometimes a detail clarifying a subject gets overlooked when covering an enormous amount of tech news (much of it in some way tied to Apple). In hindsight, I should've written "some iMac production." Edited the post.
    28 Dec 2012, 01:19 AM Reply Like
  • So Tim Cook's lost over $200m on those shares in the last couple of months?
    27 Dec 2012, 11:16 AM Reply Like
  • You are correct Eric.They may have not moved it yet,but two weeks ago AAPL announced that they would be moving some production here.Keeping some production overseas is part political part financial.A deal with the US government to get relief on repatriated cash taxwise to spend the cash here would be great.However,This administration is so anti business that they are too blind to see how that would be beneficial.Sorry,just wishful thinking in regard to the repatriation idea.
    27 Dec 2012, 11:19 AM Reply Like
  • It would have been more accurate to write that Apple has moved SOME of its iMac production to the U.S.

     

    I don't find this administration to be anti-business in the slightest; in fact, I would say the Obama Administration is decidedly pro-business: none of the bankers have gone to jail, Toyota can still do business in this country even after killing Americans with its products.

     

    My business is doing just fine under the Obama Administration. Of course, a better economy would be nice.
    27 Dec 2012, 12:18 PM Reply Like
  • Not quite sure what the article is saying? To be honest it is a bit hard to understand the meaning. The iMac production comment is very mis-leading but what does it matter where they are built as long as the qulaity is good and margin maintained. The Tim Cook salary comment has no bearing.

     

    It is incredible how many little useless nuggets of information appear about Apple, the World's most successful company, the World's biggest cash generating company and the company with the lowest debt to cash ration in the World.
    27 Dec 2012, 01:14 PM Reply Like
  • Most people; who go to the expense, time, and trouble to write news items, already know where they're going. They just look for bits and fragments to support their preordained conclusions.
    27 Dec 2012, 03:05 PM Reply Like
  • There are many reports coming all around the world about the i-Phone being bent by just sitting on it.

     

    http://bit.ly/Ub7Npv
    http://bit.ly/TCPfDG
    http://bit.ly/Yl46Pz
    27 Dec 2012, 05:03 PM Reply Like
  • Ha, ... my favorite comment, on one of your links mr. wonder,

     

    "A phone does not bend for no reason. You had to do something to cause´╗┐ this!"

     

    And that about sums it up!
    29 Dec 2012, 10:42 PM Reply Like
  • Oh yeah, I know it's like cool and fashionable to have a phone in the back pocket of your tight jeans, but come on folks! DoH ...
    29 Dec 2012, 10:45 PM Reply Like
  • Nice trivialities mcsimcom.However,US taxpayers are on the hook for $27 billion + from the GM "rescue" which only helped the labor unions.Do some fact checking,or maybe you would like to buy some Solyndra shares.
    28 Dec 2012, 09:59 AM Reply Like
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