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Apple Asks Judge to Keep Patent Pressure on Samsung

Back in November, Apple won a second chance to seek a sales ban against tens of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to violate its patents last …

Mobile

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

Another nugget of data from Apple’s latest shareholder proxy: CEO Tim Cook took home a compensation package valued at $4.25 million this year, little …

Compensation

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Android 4.4 KitKat update for Galaxy Ace, Fit, Mini and Gio unofficially available via CyanogenMod 11

The Android 4.4 KitKat update is now unofficially available on several older Samsung Galaxy devices including the Ace, Fit, Mini and Gio.<p>Samsung is yet to release the KitKat update for several of its flagship devices let alone older models, but since Google’s Android 4.4 OS version is compatible …

Android News

Colorado's marijuana sales to start

DENVER — A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary.<p>Two floors of pot-growing rooms will have windows showing the shopping public how the mind-altering plant is grown. Shoppers will be able to peruse drying marijuana buds and see pot trimmers …

Snowden hopes to come back to the United States - Video on NBCNews.com

>> is, why doesn't he come back and face the music , face charges? here's the president speaking in august of this year.>> so the fact is that mr. snowden has been charged with three felonies. if, in fact, he believes that what he did was right, then like every american citizen , he can come here, …

Surveillance

America’s future role in the world - Video on NBCNews.com

>> and the question is -- whether the issue is whether the united states chooses to use its influence, not whether it's lost its influence. something the economist wrote about in its "the world in 2014 " issue which i enjoy every year. one of the leaders says this. obama has seemed a defensive …

Middle East

When Rivals Become Business Partners | Inc.com

Today, Cassie Hughes and Gabrey Means--or Laverne and Shirley, as they playfully call themselves--are not only business partners, but also best friends. That wasn’t always the case, however. For many years, when Means was experiential marketing director at the Gap and Hughes was presence marketing …

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BlackBerry set to lose two more executives as leadership cull continues

A source close to the beleaguered BlackBerry has told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that two senior staff members will soon be leaving the smartphone manufacturer. Chris Wormald, head of BlackBerry's mergers and acquisitions, will reportedly be leaving by the end of December, while Rick Costanzo, …

Apple to Require New App Store Submissions to be 'Optimized for iOS 7' on February 1

Apple has published a new announcement for developers on its dev center website notifying them that all new App Store submissions must be built with the latest version of Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7.<p>Starting February 1, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the …

Up in Smoke: First Retail Licenses for Marijuana Distributed in Denver

Something that might really blow your mind, man: Marijuana will be sold legally in the U.S.<p>The place? Denver. The city's Department of Excise and Licenses issued more than 40 retail licenses to cannabis growers and certain shop owners. They can start legally selling pot for recreational use to …