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Apple had ‘record performance’ in October (analyst)

Apple saw record sales performance this past month on the strength of the new iPhone 5S, the iPad Air, and new Macs, an analysis of the company’s Taiwanese suppliers suggests. Taiwan-based manufacturers build most of Apple’s iProduct, either on the island nation itself, or in factories in mainland China.

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Analyst: Apple-China mobile deal not until 2014

Apple has made huge strides in China despite a lackluster recent quarter in which the company dropped $800 million in middle kingdom revenue, year-over year. The company gave China its first Apple Event in Beijing, and was rewarded by selling out iPhone 5S and 5C pre-orders.