Founded: 01 April, 1976
Approx value of Acquisitions $7B+
Number of Acquisitions by Apple 113
Acquisitions by Apple
Apple has acquired 113 organizations.
Their most recent acquisition was Xnor.ai on January 22, 2020
The organization was begun in 1977 by Ronald Gerald Wayne, Stephen G. Wozniak, and Steven Paul Jobs. The headquarters of Apple is located in Cupertino, California. Its sections incorporate Asia Pacific, China, Europe, and Americas, both south and north. The items fabricated by apple incorporate iPhone, iMac, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, and Apple Watch and the product made by Apple are iCloud, OS X, WatchOS and iOS. Apple is also known to deliver apps and content through Apple Music, App Store, iTunes and iBooks. All the products are sold by retailers, wholesalers, network carriers and value-added resellers.
The first of 90 public Acquisitions by Apple was Network Innovations in 1988. The largest number of Acquisitions by Apple was in 2013, in which the company acquired thirteen companies. The largest Acquisitions by Apple was Beats Electronics in the year 2014. The company bought it for $3 billion. 49 of the 90 companies, Acquisitions by Apple, are based in the United States. Find out all the public Apple acquisitions below:
Top Acquisitions by Apple
|Xnor.ai||$200M||January 22, 2020|
|Dialog||$600M||October 11, 2018|
|Shazam||$400M||December 9, 2017|
|Lattice Data||$200M||May 13, 2017|
|Turi||$200M||August 22, 2016|
|Beats Electronics||$3BN||August 1, 2014|
|AuthenTec||$356M||July 27, 2012|
|Anobit||$390M||December 20, 2011|
|C3 Technologies||$267M||August 1, 2011|
|Gipsy Moth Studios||$121M||May 10, 2010|
|Quattro Wireless||$275M||January 5, 2010|
|Lala.com||$17M||December 6, 2009|
|P.A. Semi||$278M||April 24, 2008|
|PowerSchool||$66M||December 31, 2001|
|Spruce Technologies||$14.9M||July 9, 2001|
|Power Computing||$110M||September 2, 1997|
|NeXT||$404M||February 7, 1997|
Apple: Number of Employees
Apple has 137,000 (2019) employees. The current CEO and director of Apple is Tim Cook. Apple produces a revenue of $260.174 billion (2019). The largest shareholder in Apple is Arthur Levinson, the current CEO of Calico. He owns $1.13 million worth the single-largest individual of shareholders. Publicly, Apple acquisitions are around 113, but it is believed that Apple has acquired more companies than that. This is due to the reason that Apple doesn’t disclose such matters to the media and the public. Apple’s philosophy is to acquire companies that can be included in its ongoing projects rather than building an entirely new project from scratch.
- Apple’s total number of employees in 2019 was 137,000, a 3.79% increase from 2018.
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Fun Fact Apple (FFA)
- Apple is so successful, that in the first quarter of 2014, it made more money than Amazon, Google, and Facebook combined.
- Apple was the first to make a digital color camera.
- The largest shareholder in Apple is Arthur Levinson, the current CEO of Calico.