Blackberry sold to consortium led by Fairfax Financial. Company to go private under deal
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc sold a higher-than-expected 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models in the first three days following their Friday launch, prompting the company to issue a more optimistic financial forecast.
Apple shares rose 4.5 percent to $488.64 in early trading on Monday following the news.
The whole office watching the rather dramatic Americas Cup race.
(Reuters) – Thousands of iPhone enthusiasts queued up at Apple Inc stores around the world on Friday as two new models of the smartphone went on sale, but Apple’s shares ended slightly lower as investors wait for initial sales figures, due as early as next week.
Long lines formed outside stores in Sydney, Tokyo, New York, San Francisco and other cities as Apple broke with tradition and launched two iPhone models – the new top-of-the-line 5S and the less-expensive 5C – on the same day.