Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Apple profits soar on iPod demand

Global demand for the iPod music player and other Apple products helped the technology firm boost profits by 27% to $546m (£292m) in the fourth quarter.
Apple Computer shipped more than eight and half million iPods for sale during the period, up 35% on a year ago.
Combined with strong sales of PCs and laptops, Apple's international sales now account for 40% of its turnover.
Chief executive Steve Jobs said the past year was one of "extraordinary" progress for the company.More>>