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Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

After stumbling in 2016, Apple is betting on a better year ahead.

The Silicon Valley tech giant is forecasting a return to growth in iPhone sales this winter, after a rare slump that dropped a wet blanket on Apple's revenue and stock performance over the last three quarters.

The company is also set to unveil new Mac computers later this week, hoping to boost lagging interest in a set of products that are symbolically significant even if they're less financially important to the company than the iPhone.

Apple has been struggling with shrinking demand for its signature products at a time when analysts say it's increasingly difficult for tech companies to come up with...

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