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Apple's stock down more than 5% after reporting earnings miss

0. phoneArena posted on 24 Jul 2012, 15:54

Apple's stock cratered more than 5% in after hours trading on Tuesday after the tech titan reported a huge miss with its fiscal third quarter earnings; with Wall Street expecting $10.37 a share for the period, Apple reported $9.32...

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posted on 24 Jul 2012, 23:56

56. Jay_F (Posts: 236; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

If you don't think Windows thorougly dominates (aka monopoly) the PC world I just don't know what rock you're living under. Microsoft owns over 90% market share in the world of PCs (Mac has almost 7%). Instead of making up what you think is the case, do some actual research.

Also one cannot argue for a tablet being considered as a PC. It's a tablet. That's its own category.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 04:37

60. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

I guess you think Google has a monopoly in search. Or Apple has a monopoly for tablets.

Read my post again. And I suggest you research what OS's are used for servers....

PC stand for Personal Computer. Research what the definition of that is....think about a tablet for a minute....and open your mind. Whats a netbook...and research which OS's are ran on them.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 05:02

61. MeoCao (unregistered)

@ jroc74: I guess you don't understand how things work in technology. You don't need just a piece of hardware, but many softwares and peripheral equipments to perform any function. This thing is called ecosystem. Linux is great but it lacks an strong ecosystem to be popular and it can seriously compete with Windows only in servers where the need of an ecosystem is minimal. Mac is for high end consumer market only.

I don't have numbers but I think Windows ecosystem is more than 90% of the whole industry.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 04:33

59. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)

i can see apples downfall

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 07:57

62. TimTebow (Posts: 70; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

Empire is crumbling.!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 13:37

66. thebest (Posts: 231; Member since: 08 Jul 2012)

right time to buy apple shares? last year few people sold their apple shares after the 4s was released but apple ended up breaking all the records and made more money(profits) than ever........now the shares are down again, good time to buy some shares i guess

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 21:19

67. jstoned (Posts: 36; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)

Good I Hope Apple and all of the communism IT SUPPORTS DIE . Drop 5% every quarter and we will be loving it. They dont even provide any manufacturing jobs in the US. They oputsource to india and China

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