Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Apple spent $560,000 lobbying in the first quarter

Apple Inc., which makes the iPhone, iPad and other consumer electronics, spent $560,000 lobbying the federal government on green technology, technology spending for education and other issues in the first quarter, according to a quarterly disclosure report.That's the same amount the company spent in the year-ago quarter.The Cupertino, Calif.-based consumer electronics maker lobbied the House,