If Apple is serious about becoming a services company, it should truly go for it

Jan 30, 2019 - Quartz
Financial Results

Apple released its latest earnings report yesterday (Jan. 29), and although there are legitimate concerns about the future of iPhone sales, its services business had another banner quarter.

Over the last four quarters, its sales of apps, movies, games, Apple Music, AppleCare, iCloud subscriptions, and Apple Pay fees have generated roughly $39.6 billion for the company, with a 62% margin in the most recent quarter. To put that into perspective, that would land that division at number 79 on ...