Apple Inc. (AAPL) -NasdaqGS - is an American multinational corporation based in Cupertino, California.
Incorporated on January 3, 1977, the company
designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media
devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and
sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals,
networking solutions, and third-party digital content and
The company's products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings.
Apple announced the Apple Watch on September 9, 2014.
Apple is the world's second-largest information technology company by revenue after Samsung Electronics, and the world's third-largest mobile phone maker.
On November 25, 2014, in addition to being the largest publicly traded corporation in the world by market capitalization, Apple became the first U.S. company to be valued at over $700 billion.