Apple Inc (AAPL) Launches iCloud Music in Japan, Continues Green Data Centers

In trading Wednesday, shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) teeter at the $511 per share mark. Here’s the latest news driving shares of Apple Inc today:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) started its iCloud music service in Japan, reported Nikkei. The “iTunes in the Cloud” service allows people to listen to music purchased on line through various devices over the Internet.

On a speculative rumor, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) manufacturing partner Foxconn allegedly transferred its underage workers out of sight prior to an inspection by the Fair Labor Association, Apple Insider reports. On a good note, Foxconn is giving its staff raises of 16%-25%.

Just learned today, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) confirmed it plans to build a “green” data center in Prineville, Oregon, reported AppleInsider, citing KTVZ.com.

Shares of Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) have gained over 26% in 2012 so far. Shareholders are on the edge of their seat awaiting executive decisions on the use of the company’s huge cash position. Dividend payout or growth via acquisitions?

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