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Apple reports record profits

Apple reports record profits in third quarter – ready to uncage Lion

Apple have just reported a massive increase in profits in their third quarter results – with net profits in excess of $7bn. Sales of iPads are up with a staggering 9.25 million sold in the last three months alone. Given their impressive sales figures recently, to increase profits by 125% is quite an achievement. Reports are also rife that Lion, the latest release of Mac OS X, is about ready to ship and could be released in a matter of days, perhaps even hours.

Extreme Programming

Extreme Programming – concept to release in less than a week!

No, I’m not talking about the development methodology. I’m talking about the creation of an iPhone app, from concept, through design and implementation, including creating back-end services and localisation into 5 different languages, inside of a week. Now that’s what I call extreme programming! 16+ hour days and the consumption of many cups of tea.
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