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Apple in Negotiations With Content Providers for Internet-Based Subscription Television Service
Apple is involved in high-level negotiations with television content providers, including ESPN, HBO, and Viacom, to provide programming through 'apps' instead of channels, reports Quartz -- a relatively new business publication with a number of former Wall Street Journal reporters on staff. It’s unclear how close these deals are to fruition. Some people cautioned that, with the TV industry in...
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Apple Reportedly Preparing to Announce Larger Dividend or Stock Buyback
Quartz reports that Apple is moving closer to announcing a plan to return additional value to shareholders, likely acting "this spring" to either increase its dividend or repurchase additional stock from investors. The move comes amid increased public scrutiny of Apple's plans for its cash as vocal hedge fund manager David Einhorn has been pressing the company to return more money to investors.Ap...