Sunday, March 3, 2024

New iPad Has ‘Record Weekend’

Datamation content and product recommendations are editorially independent. We may make money when you click on links to our partners. Learn More.

PCWorld: Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the week with a conference call during which he claimed record sales numbers for the new iPad. He declined to give any specific figures, but did say, “We had a record weekend, and we are thrilled with it.”

The real purpose of the call was to announce Apple’s plan for what to do with all of its cash. The company will issue stockholders a dividend of $2.65 a share during its fourth fiscal quarter. In addition, Apple will begin a a $10 billion stock repurchase program after September 1.

Subscribe to Data Insider

Learn the latest news and best practices about data science, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, data security, and more.

Similar articles

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Data Insider for top news, trends & analysis

Latest Articles