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Apple beats Microsoft in quarterly sales and profits

04/28/2011, 04:04 pm

Apple's revenues and net earnings for the first calendar quarter of 2011 both beat the reported sales and profits of its rival Microsoft for the first time in recent history.

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Briefly: RIM defends PlayBook; It Gets Better employee video; white iPhone 4

04/14/2011, 11:04 pm

Research in Motion executives spoke out in defense of the BlackBerry PlayBook, calling it "superior," while Apple employees from the LGBT community have posted a video for the It Gets Better project. Finally, Apple has again confirmed that the white iPhone 4 will launch this spring.

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Labor union votes against Steve Jobs' reelection to Disney board

03/22/2011, 02:03 am

A prominent federation of labor unions has voted against the reelection of Steve Jobs to the board of directors of the Walt Disney Co., while an influential shareholder advisory firm has questioned whether Jobs is fit to remain on the company's board.

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Inside Apple's shareholder meeting and Q&A with Tim Cook

02/23/2011, 03:02 pm

Apple shareholders met at the company's Cupertino, California headquarters today to vote on six proposals and voice questions directed at Apple's executive team, followed by comments and a question and answer session handled by the company's chief operations officer Tim Cook.

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Apple products appeared in 30% of all top movies in 2010

02/22/2011, 02:02 pm

Apple product placements appeared 30 percent of the top films of 2010, more than any other brand, including Nike, Chevrolet and Ford, which all tied for second place with placement in 24 percent of the top movies.

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Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital

02/21/2011, 09:02 pm

This month, Apple joined eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in an "unprecedented" joint philanthropic effort to help Stanford Medical Center build a new $2 billion hospital, designed to use the latest technology available in ways mirroring the innovation of Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Steve Jobs reported in attendance in meeting with Obama

02/18/2011, 12:02 am

Despite being on medical leave, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs attended the meeting with President Obama he was invited to as Silicon Valley leader.

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Apple lobbies for offshore tax holiday to bring cash to US

02/16/2011, 04:02 pm

Apple has joined a consortium of companies including Cisco, Duke Energy, Oracle, and Pfizer to lobby the US government for a tax holiday that would allow corporations to bring home an estimated $1 trillion now parked in overseas accounts.

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Steve Jobs prioritizing Apple's next-gen iPad, iPhone on medical leave

02/10/2011, 10:02 pm

While on medical leave for undisclosed health issues, Apple CEO Steve Jobs continues to work from home, remaining especially involved in work on the second-generation iPad and the next version of the iPhone, according to a new report.

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HP hires former Apple exec to pitch webOS to developers

02/10/2011, 02:02 am

HP has hired Richard Kerris, Apple's former Senior Director of Worldwide Developer Relations, to help attract developers to the webOS platform as it attempts to challenge Apple in the smartphone and tablet markets.

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ARM posts record profits with help from Apple's iPhone, iPad successes

02/01/2011, 09:02 pm

Bolstered by record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad, chip designer ARM Holdings announced its highest ever annual revenue and earnings Tuesday.

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PayPal hires Apple veteran as VP of Global Design

01/31/2011, 08:01 pm

eBay-owned PayPal has hired a seven-year design veteran of Apple as the company's VP of Global Design, according to a new report.

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Netgear CEO rails on Apple's Steve Jobs, praises Android

01/31/2011, 07:01 am

Netgear chairman and CEO Patrick Lo went on a rant Monday against Apple and its CEO Steve Jobs, criticizing Jobs' "ego" and Apple's "closed" business model.

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Apple must wait another day to best Microsoft on earnings

01/27/2011, 08:01 pm

After numerous analysts had predicted weakened income for Microsoft, the Windows maker surprised Wall Street Thursday by posting a quarterly profit of $6.63 billion, enough to stay ahead of Apple on earnings for the time being.

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Netflix says Apple TVs streaming more of its movies than iPads

01/26/2011, 05:01 pm

Within Netflix earnings release, the company noted that Apple TV's support for its Watch Instantly video streaming has already passed up iPad users in viewing hours.

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Apple revamps its public website using HTML5

01/26/2011, 06:01 am

Apple has relaunched its entire website with a new design using HTML5, adding a darker, glossy navigation bar and speedy new animated page layouts for Mac and iPod pages.

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iPhone, iPad extend lead over Android in mobile enterprise adoption

01/26/2011, 04:01 am

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported a 64 percent increase in the iPad's share of all device activations over the past quarter among its more than 2,000 companies deploying mobile devices. The jump extended Apple's iOS lead over Android, with more than twice as many device activations over all of 2010.

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New 'iPad is iconic' ad touts 60,000 apps

01/25/2011, 09:01 pm

Apple has begun showing a new commercial that highlights a growing number of iPad-specific apps, now pushing past 60,000 titles.

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Apple poised to beat Microsoft's quarterly profits for first time in 20 years

01/25/2011, 10:01 pm

Microsoft is expected to report lower profits than last year as PC market growth stalls, making it almost certain that Apple's latest $6 billion earnings record will exceed Microsoft's for the first time since 1990.

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Pixelmator reports $1 million haul from Mac App Store in just 20 days

01/25/2011, 04:01 pm

Less than three weeks after listing Pixelmator on Apple's new Mac App Store, its developers report grossing a million dollars from the title, while Microsoft and some other big Mac developers have yet to engage the new online market.

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