ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK: How tech giants swing between villain and hero

Just as few were weeping for Apple last week when hackers stole the blueprints to many of its coming projects

02 May 2021 - 00:06 By Arthur Goldstuck

This week you're the villain, next week the hero. That must be how Apple executives felt on Wednesday as they reported a record March-quarter revenue of $89.6bn (about R1.2-trillion), up a massive 54% on the previous year.

Shareholders were unimpressed, as the stock price softened a little, although still near its all-time high...

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