Facts About Apple’s Business That Will Blow Your Noggin

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Apple delivered a blow out quarter last night.We dug through the numbers and pulled out 12 amazing facts about how well the company is doing.

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title=”This was the biggest iPhone quarter ever, and the first time the March quarter beat the Christmas quarter. Thank you Verizon!”
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title=”iTunes had $1.4 billion in sales, which is what analysts expect Barnes & Noble to report for sales in its current quarter”
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title=”Apple’s cash pile is now $65.8 billion, which means it can’t afford Facebook, but …”
content=”Apple could buy Groupon (~$20 billion), Twitter (~$10 billion), and Zynga (~10 Billion) with change left over to buy LinkedIn (~$3 billion) and Pandora (~$1.2 billion).”
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title=”71 million people visited Apple’s retail stores during the March quarter, which is about same amount of people that paid to attend a Major League Baseball game last season (73 million)”
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title=”Apple’s revenue growth was 83%. For context, Google was 27% in its most recent quarter, and Microsoft is expected to be 12%.”
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title=”Apple’s Mac has outgrown the PC market for 20 quarters in a row”
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title=”Apple gets $660 per iPhone on average including accessories and $604 per iPad on average including accessories. Crazy because the iPhone is a much smaller device.”
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title=”Apple’s $660 average selling price for an iPhone blows out the nearest competitor.”
content=”Baird analyst William Power says HTC is the second closest to Apple with a $364 average selling price. RIM is in third with $302. (Of course, those other companies have a wider line of handsets dragging on their averages.)”
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title=”Apple has paid $2 billion to iOS developers since opening its App Store.”
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title=”Apple’s revenue from China was $5 billion in last two quarters, a 400% increase, and it only has 4 stores in China!”
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title=”For more on Apple …”
content=”15 Things We Learned From The Fantastic 1985 Steve Jobs Playboy Interview →
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