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Apple CEO Tim Cook Offers Contrite Tone on iOS 6 Maps

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Apple CEO Tim Cook made a contrite apology for iOS 6 Maps, which users have derided as inaccurate. continue…

They Let Steve Jobs Go. How About Mark Zuckerberg?

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Almost as soon as it was out of the gate, Facebook’s stock tanked. From its IPO price of $38, in three months it’s dropped to less than $20 per share ($19.34 at yesterday’s close). Going public is kind of like growing up: A lot of rules change, and you’re expected to behave in different ways. Before, Facebook’s Founder Mark Zuckerberg was judged on a lot of things. But now, with Wall Street watching, stock price is the big thing. So,… continue…

Apple Readying iPad Mini for October: Report

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Apple will unveil an “iPad Mini” in October, at a separate event from the one announcing a new iPhone, according to a report. continue…

Steve Jobs’ House Robbed; Apple Gadgets Snag the Thief

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A “desperate” Alameda, Calif., man broke into a Palo Alto home and, while helping himself to an iMac, a wallet, and a $33,000 necklace, discovered that he was robbing the family of the late Steve Jobs. Not that that stopped him. The home was under renovation and empty when Kariem McFarlin, 35, climbed construction scaffolding in order the jump a fence. From there, he made his way into the garage and found a key to the house. (Though the burglary… continue…

Wozniak: The Cloud Spells Serious Trouble

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sees trouble looming in the increased interest in the cloud. continue…

Apple Emails Suggest Steve Jobs Receptive to 7-Inch Tablets

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Apple executive Eddy Cue’s internal email, on display at the Apple-Samsung trial, suggests Steve Jobs was receptive to a 7-inch tablet. continue…

Will Apple’s Stock Plans Spook Some Employees?

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Will Apple’s plan to begin a $10 billion stock buy back and pay dividends of $2.65 a share on July 1 worry some employees? After all, Steve Jobs is still a presence in Cupertino, and to some his arguments against such moves still count. Cash gives us tremendous security and flexibility. When you take risks, it’s like jumping up in the air, and it’s nice to know the ground will be there when you land. We run our company conservatively… continue…

Steve Jobs Won’t Be Honored in the World of Action Figurines

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Apple’s Steve Jobs won’t be immortalized in an action figure. Sorry Apple fan boys. in icons says that, due to pressure from Apple and the Jobs family, it’s abandoned its plans for a 12-inch collectable figurine. Unfortunately we have received immense pressure from the lawyers of Apple and Steve Jobs family. Regardless of the pressure, I am still Steve’s fan, I fully respect Steve, and his family, and it is definitely not my wish or intention that they be upset.… continue…

Ten Events That Shook Up Tech in 2011

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How well were you able to keep up with the fast-moving world of technology during? Here’s my list of events made 2011 fascinating,and will continue to have ramifications as we flip the calendar into 2012. R.I.P. Steve Jobs The death of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, though expected, sent shockwaves around the world. Millions paid tribute to his genius and vision while wondering if Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook could carry Jobs’ brightly burning torch. Walter Isaacson’s massive biography of Jobs… continue…

Apple’s Full-Fledged Television Could Be Out in 2012

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Steve Jobs, before he died, said he had finally figured out how to build an integrated television offering “the simplest user interface you could imagine.” Sadly, he didn’t have the chance the see the product launched, but rumor has it that Apple has already ordered Sharp to begin production of its television screens in February. Peter Misek, of investment banking group Jefferies, predicts the product could be available in the second half of 2012, according to a report by The… continue…