SYDNEY & AUCKLAND—August 14, 2008—Apple® today announced that movies from major film studios including 20th Century Fox, The Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM), Sony Pictures Television International and Lionsgate are now available on the iTunes® Store in Australia (www.itunes.com/au) and in New Zealand (www.itunes.com/nz).
Vodafone today announced it has signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the globe. Later this year, Vodafone customers in Australia, the Czech Republic,Egypt, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey will be able to purchase the iPhone for use on the Vodafone network.
Verizon Wireless invests more than $1 billion on average every three months in its U.S. wireless network, including investments that ensure network resiliency and reliability in the face of unexpected events. Verizon Wireless has embedded network backup power options, including batteries and onsite or portable generators for all its switching centers and cell towers to keep vital network assets operating when local power sources are interrupted. The company also has in place a fleet of cell sites on wheels and light trucks that can be moved into areas when network infrastructure is damaged. This preparation keeps Verizon Wireless’ network up and running, and its customers [...]
CUPERTINO, California—April 23, 2008—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2008 second quarter ended March 29, 2008. The Company posted revenue of $7.51 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.05 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $5.26 billion and net quarterly profit of $770 million, or $.87 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 32.9 percent, down from 35.1 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 44 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
For decades Hollywood has looked to science for inspiration, now IBM researchers are looking to Hollywood for new ideas too. The entertainment industry has portrayed possible future worlds through science fiction movies – many created by USC’s famous alumni – and IBM wants to [...]
For decades Hollywood has looked to science for inspiration, now IBM researchers are looking to Hollywood for new ideas too.
The entertainment industry has portrayed possible future worlds through science fiction movies – many created by USC’s famous alumni – and IBM wants to [...]