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Apple Inc.
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Apple Inc.

Traded as
NASDAQ-100 component
S&P 500 component
Computer hardware
Computer software
Consumer electronics
Digital distribution
FoundedApril 1, 1976
(incorporated January 3, 1977)
Steve Jobs
Steve Wozniak
Ronald Wayne[1]
HeadquartersApple Campus, 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California, U.S.[2] Number of locations394 retail stores (as of November 2012)
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleArthur D. Levinson (Chairman)[3]
Tim Cook (CEO)
Products list[show]
Services list[show]
Revenue US$ 156.508 billion (2012)[4]
Operating income US$ 55.241 billion (2012)[4]
Net income US$ 41.733 billion (2012)[4]
Total assets US$ 176.064 billion (2012)[4]
Total equity US$ 118.210 billion (2012)[4]
Employees72,800 (2012)[5]
SubsidiariesBraeburn Capital
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Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California[2] that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod music player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. Its software includes the OS X and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and production suites. The company was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977.[6] The word "Computer" was removed from its name on January 9, 2007, reflecting its shifted focus towards consumer electronics after the introduction of the iPhone.[7][8][9]

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