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Apple's Tim Cook Says Hello: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

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As promised, we will begin the posting of all the videos from the 10th D: All Things Digital conference today, starting out with the opening night speaker: Apple CEO Tim Cook. Aside from a few short interviews and an investor conference, Cook’s session with Walt Mossberg and me was...
Apple's Tim Cook Says Hello: The Full D10 Interview (Video)
Collected Videos of Late Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs at D, Now Free on iTunes

Today in Tech: Google says 900,000 Android devices activated daily

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Apple’s Tim Cook says hello: The full D10 interview [ALLTHINGSD] While clearly playing it close to the vest, he ranged over a wide number of topics, from secrecy at Apple (it’s now apparently been doubled!) to the iPhone to controversies in China to a possibly more social partnership with Facebook...
Today in Tech: Google says 900,000 Android devices activated daily

Photos: Apple CEO Tim Cook tours Foxconn plant during his trip to China

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has been in China the past few days meeting with senior officials from both companies and the Chinese government. He has already been spotted at an Apple Store in China, and now Apple has confirmed that Cook went on a personal tour inside of a...
Photos: Apple CEO Tim Cook tours Foxconn plant during his trip to China

Microsoft touts 98-percent 'Smoked by Windows Phone' success rate, a few beg to differ

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Microsoft's "Smoked by Windows Phone" challenge has been long on claims that Windows Phone can outrace your smartphone platform of choice in day-to-day tasks, but it's been short on hard numbers. Until now, that is. Company Evangelist Ben Rudolph claims that over 50,000 smartphones -- or 98 percent of...
Microsoft touts 98-percent 'Smoked by Windows Phone' success rate, a few beg to differ

2012 Bafta video game awards: a good night for EA... and sequels

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Portal 2 and Battlefield 3 shone on a night that saw some interesting decisions by the Bafta judgesAnd so it's all over for another year; the rented tuxedos have been returned, the impressively heavy statues have been placed in development studio award cabinets. So what can we take from the...
2012 Bafta video game awards: a good night for EA... and sequels
Stop The ‘Do Not Track’ Madness

AllThingsD posts collection of Steve Jobs interviews from over the years

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AllThingsD has made available all of the interviews with Steve Jobs that have taken place at the conference over the years, from 2003 – 2010. The co-founder made 6 appearances in total, discussing controversies, talking how products should be built, and there was even that one time he sat down with...
AllThingsD posts collection of Steve Jobs interviews from over the years

Crashlytics, A Startup For Crash Reporting on Mobile Apps, Raises $5M From Flybridge, Baseline

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Crashlytics, a Cambridge-based startup that helps developers understand how and why their mobile apps crashed, is taking another slug of funding with a $5 million round led by Flybridge and Baseline Ventures. The company’s co-founder Wayne Chang said the company decided to take funding after its $1 million seed round...
Crashlytics, A Startup For Crash Reporting on Mobile Apps, Raises $5M From Flybridge, Baseline

Top 3 Controversies Hounding Apple's Newest iPad

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In a betting mood? We discuss the top three issues facing new iPad owners and handicap which will be the most annoying. See if you agree....
Top 3 Controversies Hounding Apple's Newest iPad

Groupon Gets Dell Exec As New Intl SVP As Samwer Brothers Step Further Away

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Amidst a series of ongoing accounting-related controversies in the U.S., Groupon has appointed a new SVP to oversee international operations based out of Austria. Veit Dengler comes from Dell, where he had been since 2005, most recently as GM of its consumer and small/medium business units in Russia, CIS and...
Groupon Gets Dell Exec As New Intl SVP As Samwer Brothers Step Further Away

Google VP Neal Mohan: Don’t Call Us A Walled Garden

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Neal Mohan, Google’s Vice President of Display Advertising, took the stage at Federated Media’s Signal event this morning in San Francisco, and the first few minutes were pretty awkward. Google has been tangled up in some big controversies recently, and interviewer John Battelle started off by grilling Mohan about them....
Google VP Neal Mohan: Don’t Call Us A Walled Garden

iPhone and Android apps now required to have privacy policies

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The makers of the most widely used mobile app stores have agreed to comply with a California law requiring mobile apps that collect personal information to have a privacy policy. California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the agreement today with Apple and Google, which run the two most popular...
iPhone and Android apps now required to have privacy policies

Goalline technology could come during next Premier League season

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• Richard Scudamore open to quick introduction of advancement• 'It is possible to introduce it mid-season' says chief executiveThe Premier League is determined to introduce goalline technology in the middle of next season. An end is in sight to the occasional controversies. A goal from Juan Mata put Chelsea 2-0...
Goalline technology could come during next Premier League season

Twitter for iOS 4.3 gets early teases from Twitter itself and the App Store, promises gobs of in-tweet content

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Twitter has been making a push for expanded tweets in mobile, and there's now some very strong indications that its native apps' tweets will get extra-stuffed in the near future. Some skulking around the future App Store layout from 9to5 Mac reader Sonny Dickson has shown an as yet...
Twitter for iOS 4.3 gets early teases from Twitter itself and the App Store, promises gobs of in-tweet content

NPD survey shows strong demand for free apps for kids

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But what kind of business does that mean for app developers targeting this market?A lot of parents are handing their smartphones and tablets to their children to use apps, and a lot of developers and brands are making apps to target them. But how many of those apps are actually...
NPD survey shows strong demand for free apps for kids

Electronic Arts’ bad week

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For Electronic Arts, one of America’s biggest and best-known game publishers, there’s just no telling what any given seven-day period holds. One week you might release Mass Effect 3 to soaring sales and critical acclaim. Then, scarcely a month later, you might find yourself embroiled in dual controversies that would...
Electronic Arts’ bad week

Lilo Boosts SNL Online and Off, Despite Twittercism (Video)

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Lindsay Lohan hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, which gave the late-night comedy show a big 12 percent ratings boost and a few decent viral videos. The talented actress turned perennial tabloid queen is not without her controversies and Twitter was brutal in its assessment of her performance, especially...
Lilo Boosts SNL Online and Off, Despite Twittercism (Video)

Compared to other groups, conservatives have least confidence in science

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In the US, science has become a bit of a political punching bag, with a number of presidential candidates accusing climatologists of fraud, even as state legislators seek to inject phony controversies into science classrooms. It's enough to make one long for the good old days when science was...
Compared to other groups, conservatives have least confidence in science

Joey Barton: a man of two halves

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Joey Barton, known for his violence both on and off the pitch, met suspicion when he began to tweet about everything from the FA to Nietzsche. So what's he really like?You could write yourself straight into Pseuds' Corner trying to describe Joey Barton. At the very least, you could give...
Joey Barton: a man of two halves

The future according to TripAdvisor? Mobile, social…and hopefully fewer ‘red flags’ for hotels.

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March 10, 2000. This may not jump out at you as a noteworthy date in history, but that was the day the Internet’s so-called ‘dotcom bubble’ peaked, leading to the death of the digital dream for many young startups in Silicon Valley and beyond. However, whilst the vast majority of...
The future according to TripAdvisor? Mobile, social…and hopefully fewer ‘red flags’ for hotels.

ABC granted exclusive access to Apple’s Chinese factories, will air report Feb 1st.

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In recent weeks, Apple has come under intese fire lately for the conditions under which workers in its Chinese factories labor to make its products. Partly a matter of the appalling state of laborers rights in China and partly a matter of Apple being a very large and recognizable target...
ABC granted exclusive access to Apple’s Chinese factories, will air report Feb 1st.

Apple Grants ABC's 'Nightline' Access to Foxconn Factories in China

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ABCNews reports that Apple has given Nightline anchor Bill Weir exclusive access to their suppliers' factories in China."For years, Apple and Foxconn have been synonymous with monster profits and total secrecy so it was fascinating to wander the iphone and iPod production lines, meet the people who build them and...
Apple Grants ABC's 'Nightline' Access to Foxconn Factories in China
Goal-line technology finally approved by International Football Association Board

You're All Wrong: Facebook's Ads DO Work, Says comScore In A New Report (FB)

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One of the many controversies that engulfed Facebook as it IPOed was the effectiveness of its advertising. Oon the eve of the IPO, GM grabbed some of spotlight by loudly claiming the ads were a waste of money, and it pulled its ad spending from Facebook. Then earlier this week...
You're All Wrong: Facebook's Ads DO Work, Says comScore In A New Report (FB)

Olympus board announces chairman and president picks, resigns

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Olympus's entire board handed in its resignation this week, but not before picking a new president and chairman to head up the scandal plagued imaging company. Hiroyuki Sasa, from its medical equipment marketing arm, has been named for the the president spot, and Yasuyuki Kimoto, who served as an...
Olympus board announces chairman and president picks, resigns

Canadian government appoints Jean-Pierre Blais as new CRTC head

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The past five years have certainly been an eventful time for the CRTC -- with broadband controversies and foreign ownership issues garnering plenty of headlines, to name just two examples -- and we now know who will be leading the Canadian regulatory agency for the next five. The Prime...
Canadian government appoints Jean-Pierre Blais as new CRTC head

The 12 Best Things Tim Cook Has Ever Said (AAPL)

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Tim Cook doesn't get enough credit. For years, people have argued that Cook can't possibly fill the shoes of Steve Jobs. Yet, the company's stock has soared under his watch and Cook has shown some excellent leadership in handling the labor controversies at Apple's manufacturing plants. One reason for the...
The 12 Best Things Tim Cook Has Ever Said (AAPL)

Ravel Morrison pleads guilty of homophobic comment on Twitter

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• West Ham's 19-year-old midfielder admits FA charge• FA to decide punishment at a non-personal hearingThe West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison has admitted a Football Association charge of "using abusive and/or insulting words" after a homophobic remark on Twitter.The 19-year-old, who moved to Upton Park from Manchester United at...
Ravel Morrison pleads guilty of homophobic comment on Twitter

Massive Protest Against UK Anti-Piracy Bill

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The UK Government continues to push forward the Digital Economy Bill (DEB) that aims to protect copyright holders from online pirates. On 15th March the House of Lords approved the bill and handed it over to the House of Commons. To the absolute dismay of most outside the music and...
Massive Protest Against UK Anti-Piracy Bill
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