Apple Sold 3 Million iPads This Weekend

A customer is cheered by Apple employees as he exits from Apple's flagship store on Fifth Avenue after being the first to buy the new iPad at this location, in New York, on March 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand.
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Apple announced today that it sold 3 million iPads this weekend after the iPad 3 came out. AT&T also said it set a single-day record for iPad sales on Friday, when the newest model was released.

It’s been another dreamy week for Apple, which announced today that it will spend some of its $100 billion extra in cash on dividends.