Apple (AAPL -2.3%) roundup: 1) Ahead of its Feb. 27 shareholder meeting, Apple has enlisted...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL -2.3%) roundup: 1) Ahead of its Feb. 27 shareholder meeting, Apple has enlisted giant U.S. pension fund Calpers to help push through voting reforms: among the proposed changes are a requirement that a majority of shareholder votes are needed to approve a director. 2) U.S. iPad Mini shipping times are down to 1-3 business days, while the new iMac remains back-ordered in Europe. 3) Morgan Stanley expects gross margin to rebound in 2H13 thanks to lower iPhone-related equipment purchases and stabilizing NAND flash prices.