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Boxfish lands on Android, has big plans for real-time TV data

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Palo Alto-based Boxfish, the second-screen TV guide that squarely aims at news junkies and sports fans, landed on Android this week with an app that tells you exactly what everyone on TV is talking about at any given time. Boxfish monitors conversations on close to 1,000 U.S. channels in real-time...
Boxfish lands on Android, has big plans for real-time TV data

Google and Apple Outright Deny They're Helping the NSA Mine Data

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A seemingly incompatible perspective on the reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian today that the U.S. National Security Agency has for six years been operating a project called PRISM — for which Internet companies provide massive amounts of online user data crucial to intelligence operations — is that of...
Google and Apple Outright Deny They're Helping the NSA Mine Data
Tax-dodging tech companies escape $225B as Senate calls for reform
Apple and other tech companies deny PRISM surveillance claims, NSA says claims 'inaccurate' and not used domestically

For Apple, Fighting DOMA and Prop. 8 Is More Than Business as Usual

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This week, nearly 300 major corporations filed a joint brief coming out in support of gay marriage, against the backdrop of a long-standing Supreme Court battle over equal rights issues. For the purposes of the filing, the companies’ main argument was from a business perspective. “Success depends on the...
For Apple, Fighting DOMA and Prop. 8 Is More Than Business as Usual

How Facebook Can Help Advertisers (And Itself)

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Best Western became the first global hotel to allow users to book rooms through its Facebook page. As we reported earlier this week, loads of retailers have been closing down their Facebook storefronts because they simply aren't worth the effort. Travel is a completely different sector, and one that seemingly...
How Facebook Can Help Advertisers (And Itself)
Forget channel surfing: How Boxfish plans to revolutionize real-time TV search

Apple snags United Continental CFO Zane Rowe for Sales gig

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AllThingsD: “We are thrilled that Zane Rowe will be joining us as one of our vice presidents of sales,” Apple spokesman Steve Dowling told AllThingsD. “He built a great team at United and we think he is going to do a fantastic job at Apple.” VP of Sales, huh?  So...
Apple snags United Continental CFO Zane Rowe for Sales gig

As It Gears Up For War With Samsung, Apple Adds To Its Patent Pile (AAPL, MSFT)

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Apple is stocking up on patents. The company has quietly snapped up more than a thousand patents in the past six months from Rockstar Consortium, a move that helps bolster it as it battles Google, Samsung, and other Android backers in the mobile-device market. Apple's action came to light after...
As It Gears Up For War With Samsung, Apple Adds To Its Patent Pile (AAPL, MSFT)

Boxfish Updates Live Guide App To Improve Live TV Discovery, Hooks Up With AT&T For Control Of Your Cable Box

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500 channels and nothing on. That’s the old refrain about the amazing amount of content available through today’s cable packages. The problem, though, isn’t that there’s nothing on — it’s that the good stuff is impossible to find. That’s why Boxfish, like a few other companies out there, is trying...
Boxfish Updates Live Guide App To Improve Live TV Discovery, Hooks Up With AT&T For Control Of Your Cable Box

Fair Labor Association Wins Some OT Relief for Apple's Foxconn Workers

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After an investigation, at Apple’s request, of the working conditions at the plants of Chinese supplier Foxconn, the Fair Labor Association today reported both problems and steps toward solving them. While the probe found several health and safety risks and a large communications gap between management and the workforce, the...
Fair Labor Association Wins Some OT Relief for Apple's Foxconn Workers

Adobe's Flash Evangelist, Kevin Lynch, Jumps To Flash-Hater Apple

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Kevin Lynch, chief technology officer at Adobe, has left the company and is "taking a position at Apple," Adobe has confirmed. Apple spokesman Steve Dowling told AllThingsD that Lynch will join Apple as vice president of technology, reporting to Bob Mansfield, SVP of Technologies. CNBC was first to report the...
Adobe's Flash Evangelist, Kevin Lynch, Jumps To Flash-Hater Apple

United Continental CFO Now an Apple VP of Sales

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Zane Rowe, executive VP and Chief Financial Officer for United Continental, the holding company that owns United Airlines has a new job — at Apple. Rowe, who has served as United’s CFO since October 2010 is leaving the airline to for an high-ranking sales position in Cupertino, Apple confirmed to...
United Continental CFO Now an Apple VP of Sales
Boxfish's new TV guide iPad app is like crack for news junkies

United Continental CFO Zane Rowe jumps to Apple

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Apple confirmed late Monday to AllThingsD that it had obtained a key executive from United Continental. The airline's CFO, Zane Rowe, had left to become a sales VP at Apple. Company representative Steve Dowling was short on details, but pointed to what it saw as a good track record with...
United Continental CFO Zane Rowe jumps to Apple

Apple Retail VP Jerry McDougal Resigns

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Jerry McDougal, Apple’s vice president of Retail and a potential candidate for the company’s now-vacant SVP of Retail position, has left the company, Apple confirmed to AllThingsD. McDougal, who resigned earlier this month, is to be replaced by Jim Bean, formerly Apple VP of Finance. While it’s not clear if...
Apple Retail VP Jerry McDougal Resigns

Apple Poaches Xerox CFO

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Xerox Corp. Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri is beginning 2013 with a new job. At Apple. Xerox said Friday that Maestri, who joined the company as CFO in February 2011, will step down in February to join Apple as corporate controller, taking over a job vacated by Betsy Rafael, who...
Apple Poaches Xerox CFO
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