Apple

Planet Money
6:22 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Apple Just Made $9 Billion (And Investors Are Mad)

Daniel Hennemand (photogestion) Flickr

Originally published on Thu July 26, 2012 9:30 am

Apple reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, and depending how you look at it, they're either amazing or disappointing.

The company says it made $8.8 billion in profits over the course of three months. That's more than enough to buy every share of Alcoa, the global aluminum giant, which was worth just under $8.6 billion when the stock market closed this afternoon.

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APR Blog
5:38 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

RETRACTED!

Usually, when a news outlet makes a mistake there is a little snippet buried in the corner of a back page of the paper, at the end of the newscast or just before a break.  

But This American Life is devoting an entire show to pointing out the errors in one of its most popular pieces.  "Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory" which aired in January of 2012.

Why is TAL doing this?  Because public radio adheres to a higher standard.  A standard that we insist upon ourselves and our listeners demand. 

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