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Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. The company was founded on April 1, 1976. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod music player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. The company has 72,800 permanent full-time employees and 3,300 temporary full-time employees worldwide. Its worldwide annual revenue in 2012 totalled $156 bln.