Apple CEO Tim Cook has paid off the past financial year. The top executives of a stroke 15.7 million dollars – an increase of 22 percent compared to the previous year, as Apple announced on Tuesday. Thus, he increased his revenue for the second year in a row. Why, above all, a twelve million Dollar Bonus that was linked to the achievement of certain financial targets.

Apple had beaten in the end of September, the past financial year, shareholders last, however, with a rare reduction in the sales forecast, nervous. In particular, the fear of weaker iPhone sales in China, which could also have something to do with the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, were temporary for the massive losses in value of the Apple shares. Also the patent dispute with Qualcomm caused unrest.

“Very optimistic”

dispel In one on Tuesday during an Interview broadcast on the US financial broadcaster CNBC, Cook tried now, bigger concerns. The markets reacted in the short term, “emotional”, he replied with a view to the development of the stock price. Apple’s “long term health” and the “product Pipeline” were, however, never been better, Cook. Also regarding the discussions between the United States and China in the trade dispute, he was “very optimistic”.

nevertheless, the end of thirst is not a track in sight. A media report says that the technology group relations, therefore its production plans for three new iPhone models. For the period from January to March, 2019 for the actually intended volume would be reduced to around ten percent, reported the “Nikkei Asian Review” on Wednesday.

the models from XS, XS, Max and XR were Affected. The US technology group have asked at the end of December, his production company to the reduction. Many analysts and customers think of the new iPhones for overpriced. According to Nikkei, the production of the old and the new iPhone is projected to be models in the first three months of 2019 and to 40 to 43 million units. Previously had been calculated on the basis of 47 to 48 million. Apple would not comment on the report.


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