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Square to release iPad cash register stand

Square has today unveiled a new stand to complement its Square Register. The stand is designed to simulate something of a cash register, to make using Square’s mobile payment system more of a familiar experience. The stand was unveiled by Jack Dorsey and Jesse Dorogusker, Square’s CEO and the leader of the Square Register team.   Square…

Analyst: Apple to announce plans for extra cash soon

You’ve heard it over and over. Apple has a ridiculous amount of cash on hand. At one point, there was even a list of companies Apple could buy with just its cash, and that included powerful companies such as IBM. Well, we may know soon what exactly Apple plans to do with all of that extra money just laying around. According to Howard Ward of Gamco…

Path 3.0 proves successful in just one day

You may remember yesterday, Path released its new 3.0 version of its social networking app. Well, that one simple update has helped Path become successful. All in the time frame of just one day. The founder and CEO of Path, Dave Morin, gave an interview today to TechCrunch and gave us a little more information about Path’s major update. According to…

Apple may return cash to investors due to lawsuit

If you’re an Apple investor, you’ve probably heard about that huge pile of cash Apple is sitting on. As an investor, you’re also probably wondering if and when you’ll be able to get your hands on your rightful share of said pile. Well, according to a new report, that time may come pretty soon! After it was announced today that Apple was being sued by…

Dell officially gives money back to shareholders and becomes private

  Dell has just announced that it will be giving money back to its shareholders and will be going private. Where does this sound familiar? Oh, the founder of Dell, Michael Dell, said back in 1997 regarding Apple’s situation, “What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders.” Here we are in 2013 and his company is…

Apple to invest in future by spending $10 billion

After last nights earning call and the sudden drop in stock price, Apple has to do something to turn around their business in the eyes of their investors. Apple’s CFO Peter Oppenheimer yesterday, during the earnings call, stated that Apple plans on spending $10 billion on improving the company, which he claims is a increase of a “little under $2…

1/40th of the total U.S. corporate income tax was paid by none other than Apple in 2012, in the form of $6 billion

It is not a secret that Apple makes a lot of money. It also is no secret that large companies, particularly the technology ones who are part of a booming industry, use different techniques and methods to avoid paying the US corporate income tax. The way Apple has been found to do this, is it moves a large percentage (around 70%) to “overseas affiliates”…

Report: Apple seeking more damages in Samsung case

Remember the Apple-v-Samsung case involving $1 billion in damages? I’m sure you have! It’s only been talked about for what seems like an internet-eternity. Well, Apple and Sammy are back at it discussing what the outcome of the USPTO’s invalidation of a key patent in the case will be on the damages issued to Apple, which added to just over $1 billion….

Instagram and Facebook issue open letter to address new Terms of Service

  There’s been quite a bit of controversy today regarding Instagram’s new terms of service. Now, Instagram is owned by Facebook, which is notorious for iffy terms of service and privacy policies that make users cringe. The issue with Instagram is that it seems as though the new policies suggest that the company can use your own personal photos…