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Apple offered to license its patents to Android handset makers at $15 a pop

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Though Steve Jobs famously told biographer Walter Isaacson that he was willing to go "thermonuclear" on Android, it appears the Apple has offered to license some of its patents to Motorola and Samsung in order to limit the ongoing patent litigation between the smartphone makers. According to sources speaking...
Apple offered to license its patents to Android handset makers at $15 a pop

Apple To Investors: OK, OK, We'll Show You The Money

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If you listen to a rising chorus of Apple investors, it seems increasingly clear that Cupertino will soon dance a Wall Street jig and offer either a share-buyback plan or a higher dividend. Either of which would help support the share price, even if neither move seems likely to restore...
Apple To Investors: OK, OK, We'll Show You The Money

Apple predicted to announce plans for growing cash pile by April, will add $42B over 2013

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Speculation abounds as to what Apple will do with its $137 billion cash pile, but one investment officer believes Cupertino will put the rumors to rest by announcing its plans for the massive cash hoard by next month....
Apple predicted to announce plans for growing cash pile by April, will add $42B over 2013

Ripbot264: Rip Blu-ray movies without filling your hard drive

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If you've been using MakeMKV to rip Blu-ray movies to your hard drive, you may have noticed that the resulting MKV movies can be very, very large. If you want to reduce the size of those files without manually stepping through a lengthy and rather complex demuxing, transcoding, and...
Ripbot264: Rip Blu-ray movies without filling your hard drive

Morgan Stanley: Apple could pay a 1.9% to 3.8% dividend from domestic free cash flow alone

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Likely to exceed the tech sector's average 1.2% dividend, driving share price up $100 Click to enlarge. The institutions that hold 70% of Apple's (AAPL) shares lobbied Steve Jobs for years to put some of his company's rapidly growing cash hoard in their hands. Now that his successor is talking...
Morgan Stanley: Apple could pay a 1.9% to 3.8% dividend from domestic free cash flow alone

The Design Museum's new permanent collection already seems dated

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Two years before it moves into its new home, the museum is struggling to keep up with the timesIn our increasingly design-literate world, when hallowed classics of 20th-century furniture are no longer just the preserve of the Conran Shop, but can be found in every McDonald's window, it is interesting...
The Design Museum's new permanent collection already seems dated

Apple's $15 billion cash hoard

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Pop quiz: Which tech company has the most cash? (A) IBM (IBM) (B) Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) (C) Intel (INTC) (D) Google (GOOG) (E) Apple (AAPL) If you picked E, congratulations. Apple's $15.4 billion stash is indeed the biggest of the group, putting the iPod maker in the elite ranks of well-heeled...
Apple's $15 billion cash hoard

Political Parties Lose Their Monopoly: Techno-Optimist Frees The Voter File

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The closely guarded cashcow of political insiders has been released to the public: the “voter file”, which stores detailed information on likely voters necessary for campaign ad targeting. Prior to its public release, political party insiders used to hoard voter file information like feudal lords, selecting who could access the...
Political Parties Lose Their Monopoly: Techno-Optimist Frees The Voter File

Barton Biggs Explains Why Apple Could Go The Way Of Sony

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In an interview with BloombergTV, hedge fund manager Barton Biggs makes a very unflattering comparison for Apple. Here's the partial transcript provided to us. You can watch the video here. ------------- On Apple's announcement today: "I think Apple and its board did the right thing in the long run,...
Barton Biggs Explains Why Apple Could Go The Way Of Sony

Daily Report: Apple Announces a Dividend

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Apple's plans for a dividend and stock buyback will use up some of its cash hoard of nearly $100 billion to reward investors....
Daily Report: Apple Announces a Dividend

Briefly: Apple keeps $74B overseas, AMD lowers 2Q guidance

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According to an analyst at Moody's Investor Services, Apple is at the top of the list of tech companies stashing money overseas. Barrons reported today that Moody's estimates Apple's overseas cash hoard at $74 billion, up from $64 billion last year.......
Briefly: Apple keeps $74B overseas, AMD lowers 2Q guidance

Should Apple buy Twitter?

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Now that Apple has shown how it plans to spend some of its staggering $100-billion cash hoard — by paying a dividend and buying back its own shares — plenty of people have ideas about what else it could do with that growing mountain of money. Barry Ritholtz, a...
Should Apple buy Twitter?

The fate of Apple's $137B cash pile could be made more clear this week

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If Apple is coming around on the idea of returning more of its burgeoning cash hoard to investors, Tuesday might be the day we find out some detail on this: Apple CEO Tim Cook has a scheduled speaking slot at the Goldman Sachs Technology conference in the morning. Apple had...
The fate of Apple's $137B cash pile could be made more clear this week

Apple in Talks With Greenlight Over Cash

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Apple just announced that it is in talks with Greenlight Capital about finding a way to distribute cash to shareholders. Apple shares rose by $13.55, or nearly 3 percent, on the news. In a statement issued a few minutes ago, Apple said it is in “active discussions about returning additional...
Apple in Talks With Greenlight Over Cash

Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

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Apple’s annual shareholder meeting isn’t usually the source of much news, and this year isn’t much different. With a judge recently granting Greenlight Capital’s motion to block a vote on a proposal that would require a shareholder vote before issuing preferred stock, many expected Apple would address what it plans to do...
Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

Digg.com Disappears From Google, Old Digg Links May Be To Blame

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Digg.com and other links from its website have disappeared from Google’s search result pages, following a recent update to Google’s algorithms. It’s unclear at this time exactly what caused the site to be de-listed, though the current speculation is that it has to do with Digg pointing to bad or...
Digg.com Disappears From Google, Old Digg Links May Be To Blame

Think you can design a better Windows 8 logo? You might win this contest

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There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the redesigned logo for the upcoming release of Windows 8. Although Microsoft routinely adjusts its Windows logo every few releases, the latest redesign has been quite radical. Some hate it, some love it, and everyone seems to be a little surprised. The logo...
Think you can design a better Windows 8 logo? You might win this contest

ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

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Marc Andreessen, who cofounded Netscape and is now betting billions of dollars on Silicon Valley startups, says we should all stop kvetching about sending gadget-manufacturing jobs to China. In the CNBC clip we've embedded below, Andreessen says: I'm a believer in a positive-sum conception of the economy. I'm a...
ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation

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Today's venture capital deal flow to innovative new companies looks a lot like a fat man trying to squeeze into a slim Italian suit. It just doesn't fit. The new shape of innvovation is a lot more inclusive of new approaches and sources of startup funding. In 2000, venture capitalists...
Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation

Yes, Jarrod, Apple does have $137.1 billion in liquid assets

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Another day, another Apple-bashing headline on Seeking Alpha FORTUNE -- When you write about Apple's (AAPL) finances for a living, your fingers can get tired of typing -- and your readers can get tired of reading -- "cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities" every time you want to refer to...
Yes, Jarrod, Apple does have $137.1 billion in liquid assets

One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate

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Almost a full week after Sandy hit, the East Coast is still struggling to get back on its feet - and the biggest worry now is, as seven days ago, the elements. With the temperature set to drop in the coming days, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday estimated that between 30,000 and...
One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate
Apple plans to give a third of its $137 billion cash hoard back to investors

David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

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Judge approves injunction barring tech giant from putting four votes on one ballot but 'iPref' share fight goes onDavid Einhorn has one legal win under his belt in his battle with technology giant Apple. Einhorn, the CEO of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, has been battling Apple on two fronts. The...
David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

HERE IT IS: David Einhorn's Massive Presentation On How Apple Should Hook Up Its Shareholders

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Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the CEO of $8 billion Greenlight Capital, wrapped up an hour-long conference call about Apple. Einhorn, whose fund owned ~1.5 million Apple shares at the end of the fourth quarter, has been taking aim at the tech giant's massive cash hoard.   Einhorn has been urging...
HERE IT IS: David Einhorn's Massive Presentation On How Apple Should Hook Up Its Shareholders
Apple Rumor Patrol: Here Come The iPad Minis And New iPhones--But There Goes NFC?

Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

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Apple has withdrawn from its proxy statement a controversial proposal it had intended to place before shareholders that had drawn the ire, and a lawsuit, from hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital. Apple just moments ago issued a statement essentially saying it will comply with the ruling of...
Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn sues Apple over $137B cash hoard

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David Einhorn, the high-profile hedge fund manager behind Greenlight Capital, has sued Apple over what he believes is a "cash problem" for the company....
Hedge fund manager David Einhorn sues Apple over $137B cash hoard

Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?

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And how big is a billion anyway? Click the image below to see what you could get with the $97.6bn Apple has in cash reserves - and see how much you know about the number that is everywhereApple decides what to do with $97.6bn in cash reserves the company has...
Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?
Tim Cook defends company ahead of Senate hearing, reveals more on US manufacturing plans
DocStoc unleashes 30 free iPad and iPhone apps for business types
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