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Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

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Greenlight Capital scored a major win over Apple executives in federal court this week. Greenlight Capital Inc. founder David Einhorn may have won a major battle against Apple, with a federal judge ruling in his favor on Friday to block an upcoming shareholders vote over preferred stock, Reuters reported....
Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

Apple 'holding talks with Twitter' about buying stake in company

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Apple executives have held talks with senior Twitter bosses about possibly buying a stake in the microblogging site, according to reports in the US....
Apple 'holding talks with Twitter' about buying stake in company

This Internal Apple Email From 2011 Got The Attention Of Everyone In The Court Room Yesterday

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The Apple-Samsung case picked up yesterday. Of particular interest was an email exchange among Apple executives from January 24, 2011. "This made up just a very small part of a cross-examination of Scott Forstall, Apple's head of iOS software at Apple, but it was enough to get the attention of...
This Internal Apple Email From 2011 Got The Attention Of Everyone In The Court Room Yesterday

Apple Partners with Chinese Environmental Group for Supplier Audit

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While Apple has received much publicity for its partnership with the Fair Labor Association to audit working conditions at several of its manufacturing partners' facilities in China, Financial Times reports that the company has now also partnered with the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) for an environmental audit...
Apple Partners with Chinese Environmental Group for Supplier Audit

David Einhorn Drops Case Against Apple

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Move comes after the Greenlight Capital founder succeeded in getting a key vote off of the agenda for the shareholders meeting this week. Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn dropped his much-talked about lawsuit against Apple over the issuance of preferred stock on Friday, All Things D reported. The hedge...
David Einhorn Drops Case Against Apple

Why You're Not Getting a "Real" Apple TV for Christmas

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Track back a few months, and you’ll find lots of assurances from professional Apple watchers that we’d see an Apple-made TV set very soon. Perhaps this fall. Now the conventional wisdom has shifted again: No TV set, and maybe very little else from Apple on the TV front, in the...
Why You're Not Getting a "Real" Apple TV for Christmas

Sony, Too

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Athima Chansanchai, reporting for Gadgetbox: Sony’s Kate Dugan admitted that despite the natural disasters in Japan that affected production and shipment of its digital cameras, “true decline” has set in for digital cameras, in which sales are down 20 percent, the first time losses have hit in the double digits....
Sony, Too

More iPhone discounts point to new model coming soon

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All signs point to a new iPhone as being just around the corner. The latest one comes from retailers: Best Buy and Target are dropping the price of iPhone models, according to AllThingsD. Target is now selling the 16GB iPhone 4S for $179 with contract (a $20 price cut) and...
More iPhone discounts point to new model coming soon

Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit

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Nick Hayek, CEO of Swiss watchmaker Swatch, said today during a press conference for the company’s annual results that he doesn’t see a smart watch product from Apple being the “next revolution.” We can’t help but get reminded of Palm CEO Ed Colligan’s comments before the iPhone hit. Hayek’s...
Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit
Apple event will highlight education, will offer special discounts to education including iPad mini 10-packs

Here's The Big Question Apple Has To Answer About The iPad Mini (AAPL)

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Apple is about to announce an iPad Mini, a smaller iPad which is going to be competing with small tablets from Google and Amazon. We think we know what it looks like. And we think we know how much it will cost. What we don't know is why it needs...
Here's The Big Question Apple Has To Answer About The iPad Mini (AAPL)

Apple reportedly picking Beats' brain over music subscriptions

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Apple has reportedly engaged in talks over a "potential music service partnership" with Beats Electronics, according to Reuters. The report, published Wednesday, claims Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine met with Apple CEO Tim Cook and head of Internet services Eddy Cue in February to talk about Beats' new music subscription...
Apple reportedly picking Beats' brain over music subscriptions
Two Charts That Show Why Politicians Are Trying To Crucify Apple

Tim Cook responds to claims of factory worker mistreatment: “We care about every worker in our supply chain”

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This morning, The New York Times published a lengthy report with details about the harsh conditions of working in the factories of an Apple parts supplier or Apple product manufacturer. The report includes this chilling opening: The explosion ripped through Building A5 on a Friday evening last May, an...
Tim Cook responds to claims of factory worker mistreatment: “We care about every worker in our supply chain”

Here's One Reason Facebook And Mark Zuckerberg Have Botched Mobile (RIMM)

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently a huge BlackBerry fan. Zuckerberg was reluctant to give up his BlackBerry until 2010, when he traded it in for an iPhone, according to a new profile in Bloomberg BusinessWeek. One source close to Facebook told BusinessWeek that's partially why Facebook has fumbled around...
Here's One Reason Facebook And Mark Zuckerberg Have Botched Mobile (RIMM)

Liveblog: Apple's FY2012 Q4 earnings call today, Oct. 25 at 2pm PDT

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Apple plans to announce earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2012 on October 25, 2012 at 2pm PDT (5pm EDT). The results will be followed by the typical conference call where Apple executives will delve deeper into the results and answer questions from analysts. The agenda will undoubtedly touch...
Liveblog: Apple's FY2012 Q4 earnings call today, Oct. 25 at 2pm PDT

NO APPLE TV PRODUCT THIS YEAR (AAPL)

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Bad news for anyone hoping Apple would blow up the TV industry this year. Adam Satariano and Alex Sherman at Bloomberg report, "Apple won't be releasing a new TV product this year," citing "a person familiar with the company's plans." Apple is struggling to reach deals with the cable companies...
NO APPLE TV PRODUCT THIS YEAR (AAPL)

Apple's 2012 in Review: Archetypes, executive shuffles, patents and still no televisions

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Apple had a packed 2012. With a refresh of almost its entire lineup, an executive reshuffle that changed the face of the company and an enormous patent victory over Samsung, it was one for the books. Apple and Education Apple kicked off 2012 with an event in New York city...
Apple's 2012 in Review: Archetypes, executive shuffles, patents and still no televisions
Why Apple believes keeping billions in cash overseas is fair, and why Congress largely disagrees

Path Reaches Settlement with FTC Over Address Book Privacy Concerns

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Early last year, the popular iOS app Path came under fire for uploading users' entire address books to company servers without alerting users or asking for authorization. The scandal resulted in Apple locking down user data in iOS 6, requiring explicit permission before apps could access a users location, contacts,...
Path Reaches Settlement with FTC Over Address Book Privacy Concerns

Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone

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Chinese iOS user gets $10k iTunes gift certificate after downloading Disney's Where's My Water? FreeApple's App Store has passed 25 billion downloads, with Disney's iOS game Where's My Water? Free nudging it past the milestone.Apple had been running a counter on its website and store, so the 25bn mark was...
Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone

BII REPORT: How Amazon Is Trying To Create A Huge Mobile Business (AMZN)

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U.S. mobile commerce is exploding. Amazon, as a leading ecommerce site, is set to grab a big chunk of that. But when it comes to mobile, Amazon's ambitions are anything but limited to ecommerce.  Recent reports from BI Intelligence detail Amazon's mobile ambitions, analyzing everything from the potential impact of a...
BII REPORT: How Amazon Is Trying To Create A Huge Mobile Business (AMZN)

Apple v. Samsung: Apple says Samsung is free-riding on $1 billion in marketing

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Apple's Philip Schiller was one of the witnesses to take the stand today. June 8, 2009 - Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA—Apple's ambitious patent and trademark case against Samsung got into full swing on Friday, as two Apple executives took the stand, testifying about the...
Apple v. Samsung: Apple says Samsung is free-riding on $1 billion in marketing

Apple takes on Google in struggle for world domination | Dan Gillmor

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At its big show this week, the consumer electronics giant looked as competent as ever – and more fiercely competitiveThe photo from the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference was hilarious, and telling. It showed a crowd of mostly young men crowded around a pedestal, taking photographs of the object mounted inside...
Apple takes on Google in struggle for world domination | Dan Gillmor
Report: Apple To Highlight iPad's Educational Value At Tuesday's iPad Mini Event

Insiders Detail Steve Jobs' Role in Apple's Mapping Effort, Desire to Replace Google as iOS Search Engine

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Bloomberg Businessweek's profile of Apple one year after the death of Steve Jobs includes an interesting glimpse of Steve Jobs' role in Apple's mapping effort, a project that has been a number of years in the making but which only now has made its way into the public's hands. Unsurprisingly,...
Insiders Detail Steve Jobs' Role in Apple's Mapping Effort, Desire to Replace Google as iOS Search Engine

BII REPORT: How Apple Can Make Mobile Payments Real

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Last week,  Jessica Vascellaro at the Wall Street Journal reported on Apple's internal deliberations over whether and how to launch a mobile payments system. Vascellaro reported that Apple executives are nervous about diving into mobile payments, as Apple's hardware engineers have struggled to implement Near-Field Communications (NFC) options without hurting...
BII REPORT: How Apple Can Make Mobile Payments Real

Scrutiny of Apple’s tax tactics renews focus on Microsoft

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Over the weekend, the New York Times published an extensive report on Apple’s use of creative strategies to reduce the taxes it pays on the sale of digital goods. Apple’s giant profits were the peg for the story, but as the reporters noted, the company is far from the only...
Scrutiny of Apple’s tax tactics renews focus on Microsoft

Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

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Appleís decision to use an aluminum unibody chassis for the iPhone 5 is causing supply constraints, reports Bloomberg. Apple chose the material for its light weight and resistance to cracking, it is also softer than the Gorilla glass used on the back of the iPhone 4 and 4S. This is...
Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

Apple, That iPad Will not be Getting 72 Mb/s LTE Speeds

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When Apple executives rolled out the new iPad yesterday, there was a lot of hyperbole and cheerleading on stage. Hey, these things happen, it is a launch event for one of the year's biggest products, after all. Yet, those with a critical eye noted something peculiar with Apple's announcement of...
Apple, That iPad Will not be Getting 72 Mb/s LTE Speeds
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