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    1. Apple Shareholders Just gave a Huge Vote of Confidence to Tim Cook (AAPL)

      Apple Shareholders Just gave a Huge Vote of Confidence to Tim Cook (AAPL)

      Reuters

      • Apple held its annual shareholder's meeting at its new California headquarters on Tuesday.
      • Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed investing in the US but provided no details.
      • Shareholders voted to approve all the board members for new terms, and voted against shareholder proposals seeking to make Apple form a human rights committee and to make it easier for shareholders to nominate their own slates of board directors...
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    2. 'Apple Has Samsung on the Ropes Like Never Before,' says Wall Street analyst

      'Apple Has Samsung on the Ropes Like Never Before,' says Wall Street analyst

      The competition for the lucrative high-end of the smartphone market is a race between two companies: Apple and Samsung, which ship over 36% of smartphones globally, according to an IDC estimate.

      The war between the two companies for smartphone buyers has raged for years, but the power balance seems to be shifting in favor of Apple, especially after last year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco and the rising anticipation for the next iPhone...

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    3. The World's Largest Asset Manager is Loading up on Apple (AAPL, Blk)

      The World's Largest Asset Manager is Loading up on Apple (AAPL, Blk)

      BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has boosted its stake in Apple to 322 million shares, according to a SEC filing.  The firm now holds 6.1% of Apple's outstanding shares. That's up from the 5.7% stake it held in the iPhone giant in January 2016.  BlackRock's Apple holdings are worth about $38.4 billion at the current stock price of $119.  Apple isn't the only big-name tech stock that BlackRock has a significant stake in. It owns over 5% of Facebook, HP, and Microsoft as well...

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    4. Apple's Top M&A Exec is a Director of the Uber of China (AAPL)

      Apple's Top M&A Exec is a Director of the Uber of China (AAPL)

      Apple made an unusually large investment of $1 billion into Didi Chuxing, a ride-hailing giant best understood as the "Uber of China," earlier this year. At the time, Apple officials, including CEO Tim Cook, said the investment would help Apple better understand the Chinese market, and would deliver a strong return on capital...

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    5. Yahoo Confirms Major Breach that Could be the Largest Hack of all Time (YHOO, Vz)

      Yahoo Confirms Major Breach that Could be the Largest Hack of all Time (YHOO, Vz)

      Yahoo "has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014 by what it believes is a state-sponsored actor," the company posted on its investor relations page.

      The stolen data include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, birthdays, hashed passwords, and some "unencrypted security questions and answers...

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