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Apple: The Beginning Of The End

I place Apple in the category of iconic growth stocks covering the past 50 to 60 years. The list is short. It starts with Polaroid, IBM and Xerox that had meteoric runs of a decade or more. In the early seventies one decision growthies like Avon Products, Merck, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Walt …

China shames Apple into apologizing for its “unparalleled arrogance”

After almost two weeks of near daily attacks from Chinese state media, Apple has ceded to to demands for an apology to Chinese shoppers for its inferior warranty and repair services. Earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook published a contrite statement in Chinese, saying: “We realize that a lack of …

You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

In the U.S. it’s perfectly legal to buy a CD or DVD and then sell it to someone else — that’s the reason Netflix exists.<p>But when it comes to digital …

Queueing Theory Lets Any App Offer A Mailbox-Like Reservation System (Even If It’s Just For Building Buzz)

Ever since Google announced that access to its then-new email application Gmail would be invite-only at first, startup founders have been angling to reproduce that same kind of fervor for their own services. But it wasn’t until the new iOS app Mailbox launched its innovative “reservation system” …

San Francisco DA: Apple Told Me The Next Two iPhone Models Preceded Tim Cook

San Francisco district attorney George Gascón told the <i>SF Examiner</i> (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) that an Apple representative told him the next two generations of iPhones have already been developed and that Steve Jobs was involved in their development, saying "they preceded Tim Cook".<p>After Jobs passed away, it …

Internet Explorer 10 almost doubles its users thanks to Windows 7 release

Proving once more that automatic upgrades are effective.<p>There were no big changes in the browser landscape in March. The top three held their …

Ex-Windows Phone GM joins the Amazon team

Amazon has just hired the ex-General Manager of Windows Phone to work on a “secret” project. Charlie Kindel left Microsoft back in August of 2011 …

Google Director of Privacy Alma Whitten Steps Down

Alma Whitten, Google’s director of privacy for product and engineering, is stepping down. She is said to be retiring after 10 years at Google. The …

Administrative Law

MISSING OUT ON BILLIONS: These 10 People Made Some Of The Saddest Choices In Tech History

The folks on this list sure could have used that.<p>The tech industry is littered with stories of people making choices that would cost them hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars.

Facebook Is Close To Rolling Out Its New Profile Design To Everyone

Just under three weeks ago, Facebook announced a new look for its so-called Timeline pages. The new look reverses a two-column design Facebook introduced in 2011, replacing it with a simplified, single-column scrolling feed of photos and status updates.<p>The new Timeline look also makes it easier for …

Report: ‘Phablets’ a Fad – Mid-Sized Smartphones Get the Most Use

- Apr 1, 2013<p>A new report released by Flurry Analytics takes a look at screen sizes and form factors in the mobile device market and finds that …

Apple begins seeding first OS X 10.8.4 beta to testers, developers

Apple has begun seeding its next OS X Mountain Lion update, OS X 10.8.4, to AppleSeed testers. Apple will likely begin seeding this to registered OS X developers soon…<p>Apple does not specify what the update includes, but it is likely focused on bug fixes and performance improvements like most OS X …

Icahn Unveils 9.3% Stake In Nuance, Voice-Recognition Firm Reportedly Behind Apple's Siri

Carl Icahn just won’t sit tight. In a filing released after market hours on Monday, the billionaire investor revealed a 9.3% passive stake in Nuance Communications, a voice-recognition company reportedly behind Apple’s Siri. Shares in the company surged in after-hours trading.<p>Icahn has amassed a …

Michael Dell Promises Employees That Big Changes Are Coming To The PC Business

Because the company is in ongoing negotiations with investors, Dell filed a copy of the email with the SEC.<p>The company's founder and CEO has a lot of PR work to do with Dell employees, some of whom could get the short end of the stick if any of the proposed deals with Silver Lake or other …

HD Voice Will Start Coming to AT&T Later This Year

Among the announcements that T-Mobile made last month was its plan to deploy improved voice calling on the iPhone 5 it will start selling later this …