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Tim Cook's Apple is hot. But can it keep going?

Tim Cook has given his naysayers the ultimate comeback: His company just posted the most profitable quarter for any company -- ever.<p>Cook has heard it all: He's not suited to be CEO. He's just an operations guy. Apple (AAPL) needs another Steve Jobs, not a Steve Ballmer.<p>He's not hearing much of that …

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Apple’s on track to knock Samsung off its perch

Apple is close to becoming the world’s top smartphone maker for the first time since it conceded the title to Samsung more than three years ago. The …

New Apple Pay Deal Gives It Greater Presence In A Key Market: Self-Serve

Apple has a new partnership in place with USA Technologies that will help it accept Apple Pay at approximately 200,000 in-use self-serve payment terminals, 9to5Mac reports. The roll-out will bring Apple Pay to coffee machines, snack dispensers, laundromats, goods kiosks, amusement part ticket …

Apple reduces the amount of storage iOS updates require

Image copyright Kevin C. Tofel.Apple started pushing a iOS update to iPhones and iPads on Tuesday. It’s a small bump to version 8.1.3, so it won’t …

Standardized Testing

Apple passes gas firms with record $18bn quarterly profit

Record-setter eclipses previous highs from ExxonMobil and Gazprom Company sold 34,000 iPhones an hour in last quarter of 2014<p>Apple has smashed into the record books by reporting the largest quarterly profit in corporate history.<p>The tech company – already the most valuable on the stock market – …

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Apple stays classy about jailbreakers with iOS 8.1.3 patch notes

When Apple releases a major update like yesterday’s iOS 8.1.3, it’s usual for the company’s coders to fix (or, in other words, break) all known jailbreak exploits.<p>Not so surprisingly, the latest update is no different. It fixes several exploits that are necessary to run the iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak. But …

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Move over, Google. Amazon just launched a work email service

<i>Update: Amazon put out its official release of WorkMail, which includes both an email and calendar service.</i><p>Ever bent on competing with everyone, Amazon launched an email service called WorkMail this morning.<p>The new service is exclusively for the workplace — not personal use. Amazon will be charging …

Marissa Mayer Says Yahoo Would 'Welcome the Opportunity' to Become Default Safari Search Engine

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, during the company's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, expressed interest in Yahoo becoming the default search engine in Safari. Mayer recognized the significance that getting Yahoo in front of Mac, iPhone and iPad could have for the search engine, referring …

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