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Apple designs, manufactures and sells consumer electronic products and a range of related accessories, software and services. Read more

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Microsoft is one of Apple's top competitors. Microsoft was founded in 1975, and its headquarters is in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft competes in the Internet Software field. Microsoft has 36,263 more employees than Apple.

Dell is Apple's #2 rival. Dell was founded in 1984 in Round Rock, Texas. Dell operates in the Technology Hardware industry. Dell generates $224.2B less revenue than Apple.

Samsung is a top competitor of Apple. Samsung is a Public company that was founded in Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi in 1938. Samsung is in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Samsung has 155,439 more employees vs. Apple.

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Apple Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$294.1B

Apple's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 61.6B. Over the last four quarters, Apple's revenue has grown by 50.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $89.6B; in Q4 2020, it was $111.4B; in Q3 2020, it was $64.7B; in Q2 2020, Apple's revenue was $59.7B.

Apple Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Vilynx Inc.

Oct 2020

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$50M
Vilynx is an AI-based video analytics platform that provides data extraction, automation and pricing solutions for media companies.
Camerai Ltd.

Aug 2020

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undisclosed
Camerai is a cross-platform engine that allows software developers to create augmented reality and image processing graphics.
SPACES, Inc.

Aug 2020

Source »
undisclosed
SPACES develops a virtual and mixed-reality platform that provides VR based video conference solutions for businesses.
Mobeewave

Jul 2020

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$100M
Mobeewave is a SaaS-based firm that provides contactless payment solutions for individuals and businesses.
Fleetsmith, Inc.

Jun 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Fleetsmith is a mobile device management company that offers security preference, device and application management solutions for employees.

These are all the companies that Apple has acquired. Apple has acquired 125 companies and its latest acquisition was Vilynx Inc. in Oct 2020. Vilynx is an AI-based video analytics platform that provides data extraction, automation and pricing solutions for media companies.

Apple Funding History

Since Apple was founded in 1976, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Apple has raised $1.0B. Apple's last funding round was on Dec 1980 for a total of $1.0B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Dec 1980
$1B

Equity
Jan 1978
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Sequoia Capital

Since Apple was founded in 1976, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Apple has raised $1.0B. Apple's last funding round was on Dec 1980 for a total of $1.0B

Apple Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

UnitedMasters is a New York-based SaaS platform that offers music distribution solutions for artists.
$50M
Mar 30, 2021
Series B
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COPAN is a medical device company that manufactures and supplies bacteriology swabs, viral transport media and automated specimen processing systems.
$10M
May 06, 2020
Grant
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Corning is a manufacturer and distributor of display glass, ceramics and related materials for aerospace, automotive and life science industries.
$250M
Sep 17, 2019
Equity
-
Softbank Vision Fund is a venture capital firm that offers investment services to growth stage technology companies.
$108B
Jul 24, 2019
Investment Fund
-
eMagin is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of OLED microdisplays for medical imaging, military training and consumer applications.
$10.6M
Feb 11, 2018
Equity
-

These are all the companies that Apple has invested in. Apple has invested 125 companies and its latest investment was Vilynx Inc. in Oct 2020. Vilynx is an AI-based video analytics platform that provides data extraction, automation and pricing solutions for media companies.

Apple News

Today 8:57 AMGadgets Now

Report

The Apple CEO is reportedly preparing for the assault of questions that will be directed at him event... See more »
Today 7:22 AMiMore

Apple fights report that claims it compromises user privacy in China

Apple says it still has control over user data in China. What you need to know A New York Times repor... See more »
Today 7:22 AMOne America News Network

Amazon, Apple not to charge extra for lossless music

May 18, 2021 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Apple Inc will let users stream high-quality lossless aud... See more »
May 17, 2021MacDailyNews

Tim Cook's Apple is built in China; now it has to answer to the Chinese Communist Party

Tens of thousands of apps have disappeared from Apple's App Store in China over the past several year... See more »
May 17, 2021IGN Entertainment

Apple Announces New Pride-themed Watch Bands ahead of Pride Month

Apple reveals the new Pride-themed Watch bands ahead of Pride Month, which is in June.... See more »
May 17, 2021Macworld

No one actually needs hi-res Apple Music audio

Update 5/17: Apple has announced high-res lossless audio for Apple Music, launching in June. This art... See more »
May 17, 2021XDA Developers

Apple will offer Lossless Audio in Apple Music without a price hike

Today, Apple announced Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos coming to Apple Music. The idea is that the aud... See more »

Apple Blogs

Apple Press Releases

April 20, 2021centralcharts

Apple Introduces AirTag

Apple® today introduced AirTag , a small and elegantly designed accessory that helps keep track of an... See more »
April 20, 2021Business Wire

Apple Introduces AirTag

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple® today introduced AirTag , a small and elegantly designed a... See more »
April 20, 2021WebProNews

Apple Card, Podcasts, iPhone, AirTag and Apple TV

WebProNews Apple 'Spring Loaded' Event: Apple Card, Podcasts, iPhone, AirTag and Apple TV Apple unvei... See more »
April 15, 2021O'Dwyer's PR News

Apple Scores PR Points on Climate Risk Disclosure Front

Apple scores PR points as it becomes first major US company to call on SEC to mandate greenhouse gas ... See more »
April 1, 2021WebProNews

Siri May Soon Whisper and Shout

WebProNewsSiri May Soon Whisper and ShoutApple may be on the verge of a significant improvement to Si... See more »
March 31, 2021EIN Presswire

Apple Watch App for Tracking Dementia Patients - Introducing Health Monitoring and a Free Version

BoundaryCare is a location-tracking app for dementia patients. Now it offers fall detection, heart he... See more »
January 28, 2021WebProNews

iPhone 12 Takes a Bite Out of Samsung's Mobile Business

WebProNews iPhone 12 Takes a Bite Out of Samsung's Mobile Business Samsung has reported its quarterly... See more »

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Apple Summary

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Overview

Apple (NYSE: AAPL) is a multinational technology company that has its headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple was founded as the “Apple Computer Company” in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, before being incorporated as “Apple ...

CEO

Apple's CEO, Timothy Cook, currently has an approval rating of 86%. Apple's primary competitors are Microsoft, Dell & Samsung.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Apple

  1. When was Apple founded?

    Apple was founded in 1976
  2. Who is Apple's CEO?

    Apple's CEO is Timothy Cook
  3. How much revenue does Apple generate?

    Apple generates $294.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Apple have?

    Apple has historically raised $1B in funding
  5. Where is Apple's headquarters?

    Apple's headquarters is in Cupertino California, USA
  1. How many employees does Apple have?

    Apple has 132,000 employees
  2. What sector does Apple operate in?

    Apple is in Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment
  3. Who are Apple's competitors?

    Apple's top competitors are Microsoft, Dell, Samsung
  4. Who has Apple invested in?

    Apple's has invested in companies such as UnitedMasters, COPAN, Corning