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  cbs2chicago.com - Apple Records Record End-Of-Year Profit
Apple's share of the PC market in the U.S. also grew to 4.7 percent in the quarter, up from 3.6 percent a year ago, IDC said.
Apple officials said the March quarter outlook partly stems from expectations of slightly lower gross margins and slower software sales ahead of the company's spring release of its upgrade to the Mac OS X operating system, dubbed Leopard.
Apple is one of the most prominent among dozens of companies facing federal scrutiny over its past accounting of stock options.
cbs2chicago.com /business/finance_story_018075406.html   (796 words)

 Apple Records
Apple Records was founded in 1968 by the musical group known as the Beatles, comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
The label became successful, surviving the legal dissolution of the Beatles in 1974, and continuing to issue new material till 1976, although the holding company, Apple Corps.[?], Ltd., is still in existence.
At one point, Apple Records sued Apple Computer for trademark infringement because the computer company broke their earlier agreement not to add sound to its computers.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ap/Apple_records.html   (350 words)

 Apple Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apple Records is a record label, founded in 1968 as a division of Apple Corps Ltd. by The Beatles.
Apple Records was founded in 1968 as part of The Beatles' Apple Corps project.
Zapple Records, an Apple Records subsidiary run by Barry Miles, a friend and ultimately biographer of Paul McCartney, was intended as an outlet for the release of spoken word and avant garde records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_Records   (835 words)

 MacNN | Apple falsifies Jobs' options docs
Apple's stock fell Thursday following a report that indicated Apple's Steve Jobs was given 7.5 million stock options in 2001 without the required authorization from the company’s board of directors.
Apple is expected to reveal news of the irregularities in a regulatory filing before the end of this week and only days after Jobs hired a lawyer--both of which are likely add to questions about Apple’s disclosures about its internal investigation into the backdating issue.
Analyst believe that Apple's CEO Steve Jobs will not be implicated and that the move was a normal course of action for the executive, given his immense personal fortune and influence in the industry.
www.macnn.com /articles/06/12/28/apple.falsifies.records   (1358 words)

 Apple Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apple Corps Ltd. is a multi-armed multimedia corporation, founded in January 1968 by British rock band The Beatles, to replace their earlier company Beatles Ltd. and to form a conglomerate.
Apple's headquarters, in the late-1960s, was at 3 Savile Row in London, known as the Apple Building, which was also home to the Apple Studio.
Apple Publishing Ltd was also used as a publishing stop-gap by George Harrison and Ringo Starr, as they sought to shift control of their own songs away from Northern Songs, in which their status was little more than paid writers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_Corps   (1675 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Beatles lose Apple court battle
Apple Corps must pay its rival's legal bill, estimated at £2m, but the judge refused an interim payment of £1.5m pending further hearings.
Apple Computer, whose products helped launch the personal computer industry, was founded in 1976 and its logo is an apple with a section removed from the side.
Apple Corps was set up by The Beatles in 1968 and is represented by a complete green Granny Smith apple.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/4983796.stm   (604 words)

 bit-tech.net | Apple beats Apple over music rights
Apple's iTunes and the iPod logos both feature the Macintosh apple we all know and love (or hate...) in their advertisements.
At that time, the Beatles had taken the position that any use of an apple as a trademark was actually associating that product with their music, which they may not wish to endorse.
In the judgement, the courts took the position that "the use of the apple logo is a fair and reasonable use of the mark in connection with the service, which does not go further and unfairly or unreasonably suggest an additional association with the creative works themselves."
www.bit-tech.net /news/2006/05/08/apple_beats_apple_musc_rights   (352 words)

 BBC - Radio 2 - Music Club - A Bluffer's Guide To Record Labels: Apple Records
Apple was started in 1968 by the Beatles to replace their earlier company, Beatles Ltd, and actually comprised a range of commercial ventures including Apple Films, Apple Publishing, Apple Retail and Apple Boutique in London.
Apple wasn't just a vanity project for the Beatles though - they intended it to provide help to artists trying to get worthwhile artistic projects off the ground, and it was pitched to the world's media by Lennon and McCartney as an attempt at "Western Communism".
Apple also gave James Taylor his first chance to record an album and 'Let It Be' session musician Billy Preston released a solo album and singles.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/musicclub/apple_records.shtml   (329 words)

 The Apple Museum | Apple Facts
Apple Computer, Inc. was sued by Apple Records over trademark violations in 1989.
It was only used for the Apple I. Steve Jobs felt that it was too intellectual and it was almost impossible to put on computers as one could only recognize the details of the drawing when it was large enough.
The bite symbolized knowlegde (in the bible the apple was the fruit of the tree of knowledge) and the bite could also be pronounced "byte", a reference to computer technology.
www.apple-museum.net /index.php?id=44   (1611 words)

 Apple admits records on Jobs options falsified - Business - Business
APPLE Computer has admitted that records of a board meeting that handed chief executive Steve Jobs 7.5 million share options were fabricated.
Apple shares were depressed last week amid fears the company's annual report, delayed by the options investigation, would contain information that might damage Mr Jobs's position.
Apple said the committee's investigation "raised serious concerns regarding the actions of two former officers in connection with the accounting, recording and reporting of stock options".
www.theage.com.au /news/business/apple-admits-records-on-jobs-options-falsified/2006/12/31/1167500009535.html   (693 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | At the core of the Apple dispute
Their claims to the "Apple" name and logo was heard in an English court, rather than in the US as requested by the computer firm.
Apple Computer, the firm whose Macintosh machine launched the personal computer industry, was set up in a California garage in 1977.
Apple Computer would use its name and logo only in the computer business, while The Beatles' company would use it in the field of entertainment.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3610523.stm   (669 words)

EMI and Capitol Records agreed to distribute Apple Records until 1975; Apple owned the rights to records by artists they signed, while EMI retained ownership of The Beatles' records.
Apple Records was founded in 1968 as part of The Beatles' Apple Corps project.
McGough and McGear's eponymously titled album was due to be released on Apple, but legal problems meant that it was released on Parlophone Records, where The Scaffold (who both members were a part of) were signed to.
www.solarnavigator.net /music/apple_records.htm   (646 words)

 For a 3rd Time, Two Apples Meet in Court - New York Times
Apple Corps, which represents the Beatles' business interests and markets their post-1968 recordings on disc, wants the computer firm to stop using the Apple trademark to sell recordings online, along with unspecified damages.
Apple Corps first sued Apple Computer in 1980 over the use of its name; a modest settlement was accompanied by an agreement that stipulated that Apple Computer, then a Silicon Valley start-up, would stay out of the music business.
Apple Records has reissued original Beatles recordings on CD, as well as the mid-1990's Beatles singles "Free as a Bird" and "Real Love" and a DVD of George Harrison's 1971 Concert for Bangladesh.
www.nytimes.com /2006/03/27/technology/27apple.html?ex=1301115600&en=4d82a846f85dd631&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (530 words)

 CBC.ca Arts - Computer company beats Beatles' suit
Apple Corps, the record company owned by former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the estate of George Harrison, had accused the California computer company of violating a 1991 deal.
Apple Corps sued again in 1989, claiming that the ability of Apple computers to play MIDI music files violated the previous settlement. The two companies settled out of court in 1991 for a reported $26 million US.
Recordings of early Beatles songs like I Want to Hold Your Hand and other 1950s British rock hits could soon be free from copyright protection, under new intellectual property recommendations.
www.cbc.ca /arts/story/2006/05/08/apple-apple-ruling.html   (1489 words)

 US Apple Records singles
Apple's first stereo single, this record was released for the first time in February of 1969.
The record was going to be released with the same b-side as it had in England, Yoko's "Open Your Box." However, that song's lyrics were deemed too explicit for a commercial single.
The PS for the record is slightly different at each of the 3 Capitol factories, coming in fl, grey, and matte varieties.
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 Apple records gain from iPods - The Boston Globe
Apple forecast earnings of 54 to 56 cents a share, compared with the 60-cent average analyst estimate.
Apple expects sales of $4.8 billion to $4.9 billion, compared with analysts' average estimate of $5.23 billion.
Revenue rose 14 percent to a record $16.9 billion, topping the analyst estimate of $15.8 billion.
www.boston.com /business/globe/articles/2007/01/18/apple_records_gain_from_ipods   (609 words)

 Beatles' label claims rights to Apple pie | Technology | Guardian Unlimited Technology
Apple Corps said Mr Jobs approached Neil Aspinall, the Beatles roadie who became the company's managing director, and offered to buy the name Apple Records for $1m in March 2003, the month before the launch of iTunes Music Store.
He claimed Apple Computer's argument that iTunes Music Store is simply a conduit for music between record company and music fan was a "perversion" of its agreement to remain a computer "delivery system".
"That apple is as flagrant a violation of this [1991] agreement as it is possible to imagine," he said.
technology.guardian.co.uk /news/story/0,,1742665,00.html   (1010 words)

 Apple Matters | Apple vs Apple Records: And the Winner Is...
Throughout the case, legal experts predicted that Apple Computer was going to lose this case and be required to pay considerable damages in addition needing to change its logo.
Apple Corps might be able to make a lot more money selling on their own rather than through iTunes, but for now there is a non-compete clause keeping them from doing this.
Apple Corps knew iTunes would be using the Apple logo four months before iTunes was open to the public.
www.applematters.com /index.php/section/comments/apple-vs-apple-and-the-winner-is   (851 words)

 MacNN | Apple Corps seeks logo ban in iTunes
Apple provided a brief statement about ongoing case to Macworld UK, saying that they have been unable to settle their differences over the use of the logo.
Apple Corps lawyer Vos said Apple CEO Steve Jobs had offered to buy the name Apple Records for $1 million in 2003; however, Apple Corps rejected the offer, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Apple the computer company is more well-known than Apple Records and, even though Apple Records came first, it is probably they who are infringing on trademark today.
www.macnn.com /articles/06/03/29/court.hears.apple.corps   (1014 words)

 Technical Note TN2046: AEStream and Friends
Say, for example, the contents of the descriptor record are complex and can not be determined all at once, but you would like to accumulate that data in sequence as the contents of the descriptor record.
This routine useful in cases where you have a pre-assembled descriptor record that you would like to use in the descriptor you are creating.
For example, say you have a complex object specifier record that could be costly to create every time you build a descriptor, but you would like to add it to many different descriptor records.
developer.apple.com /technotes/tn/tn2046.html   (2994 words)

 FOXNews.com - Nicole Remains Fashionably Absent - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment
That's because the Beatles own a holding company called Apple Corps, Ltd., which controls Apple Records, which released records by the Beatles and other artists from 1968 until the mid-'70s, and was recently resurrected to releases Beatles anthologies.
Apple Computer's Steve Jobs was such a Beatle fan that he named his company after the record label.
But Apple Corps, which operates in secrecy (its number is unlisted and no one's allowed to give it out), I am told, has been "in meetings" as the Apple Computer story progresses in the newspapers.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,88439,00.html   (1355 words)

 The Apple Museum | Apple Facts
It was only used for the Apple I. Steve Jobs felt that it was too intellectual and it was almost impossible to put on computers as one could only recognize the details of the drawing when it was large enough.
The bite symbolized knowlegde (in the bible the apple was the fruit of the tree of knowledge) and the bite could also be pronounced "byte", a reference to computer technology.
When Jean Louis Gassée was asked about his thoughts to the Apple logo he answered: "One of the deep mysteries to me is our logo, the symbol of lust and knowledge, bitten into, all crossed with the colors of the rainbow in the wrong order.
www.theapplemuseum.com /index.php?id=44   (1611 words)

 Strawberry Walrus Apple Records
Apple records was launched in 1968 with Ron Kass as Managing Director, Peter Asher as the company A&R man and Tony Bramwell in charge of promoting the products.
Apple advertisements and posters announced the venture and asked for tapes to review, but very few artists were signed as a result.
Of course the Beatles and their solo Apple Records faired well, but Apple Records only received 2 non-Beatles gold record awards (Mary Hopkin "Those Were The Days" and Badfinger "Come And Get It").
www.strawberrywalrus.com /applerecords.html   (261 words)

 Apple v Apple: What is at the core of The Beatles’ Apple Records vs. Apple Ipod… - LegalZoom.com
For many years, but not in recent years, the name Apple was associated with the Beatles and their record company.
Apple Records was founded in 1968 by the Beatles as a tax shelter.
In 1991, Apple Corps sued Apple Computer again, alleging that by adding sound to computers, the computer company was in violation of the 1981 agreement.
www.legalzoom.com /articles/article_content/article11325.html   (779 words)

 Apple - Support - Do-It-Yourself Repair & Upgrades - About Service
Apple will provide detailed instructions on what you need to do either in the follow-up email you get after you request service, or in the box in which your replacement item ships.
If Apple sends you a replacement product first (aka Advance Replacement), you will find instructions in the box with your replacement that details how to return your defective product (you can use the same packaging in which your replacement ships to return your defective product to Apple).
Apple will repair or replace items under the terms of the Repair Terms and Conditions.
www.apple.com /support/diy/aboutservice   (1102 words)

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