Apple Returning $55 Billion to Investors as Forecast Trails

Apple Returning $55 Billion to Investors as Forecast Trails

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Apple sold 37.4 million units of the iPhone, compared with 35.1 million a year earlier -- when iPhone revenue surged 85 percent. Apple sold 19.5 million iPads, compared to the 18.5 million predicted by analysts in the Bloomberg survey.