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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)

Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

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Much of Microsoft's 30-year history is a tale of bulldozing the rest of the world into doing what's best for Redmond. Although the company has taken a gentler tack in recent years, its Surface tablet augurs a return to ruthlessness. This time, though, the erstwhile PC leader has good...
Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

Tim Cook at the D Conference: Between the Lines

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Apple boss Tim Cook spoke Tuesday night at the D10 conference, his first major public interview since becoming CEO of Apple last year. His chat touched on everything from what he learned from Steve Jobs to his big-picture goal for Apple: To build great products, of course. But as always when a...
Tim Cook at the D Conference: Between the Lines

HTC One X review

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HTC One X hands-on at MWC 2012 (video) HTC Sense 4 review HTC One S reviewIt's been a difficult year for HTC. After several successful quarters, things have started looking less rosy in recent months with the company facing stiff competition and suffering from apparent brand dilution -- the...
HTC One X review
30,000 secret surveillance orders approved each year, judge estimates

White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

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It seems that, with every issue that comes up around here, people are quickly putting together White House petitions on the White House's "We The People" site. The latest, in response to all of these stories about secrecy concerning the negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), is a petition...
White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

Tim Cook: Apple doubling-down on Siri, 'stay tuned' on Facebook developments

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Well, it looks like secrecy isn't the only thing that Apple is doubling-down on these days. Speaking at D10, Tim Cook said that that Apple is "doubling down on Siri," adding that "you'll be really pleased with what you see in the coming months on this." He did also...
Tim Cook: Apple doubling-down on Siri, 'stay tuned' on Facebook developments

Now Reuters And Bloomberg Are Reporting Apple Will Announce The Next iPhone On September 12 (AAPL)

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Bloomberg and Reuters are the latest publications to confirm that Apple is planning to announce the next iPhone on September 12. Bloomberg cites two anonymous sources "with knowledge of the company's plans" who say Apple will unveil a redesigned iPhone 5 on that date. Reuters cites a single source "familiar...
Now Reuters And Bloomberg Are Reporting Apple Will Announce The Next iPhone On September 12 (AAPL)
Watch this: full video of Apple CEO Tim Cook at D10 now available

PC makers hint at feelings of 'betrayal' over Microsoft's Surface tablet

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Some within the PC industry are experiencing a "sense of betrayal" over the secrecy behind Microsoft's recently-unveiled Surface tablet, which will compete directly with Windows licensees, a new report claims....
PC makers hint at feelings of 'betrayal' over Microsoft's Surface tablet

Google Ideas: joining the fight against drug cartels and other illicit networks

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Violent illicit networks represent a trillion-dollar problem that affects every society in the world and claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. For example, more than 50,000 people have died in the past five years as a result of the ongoing war in Mexico between rival drug cartels. And...
Google Ideas: joining the fight against drug cartels and other illicit networks

Australian ISP: Negotiating With Hollywood Over Copyright Is Like Talking To A Brick Wall

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We just mentioned the charade happening down in Australia, where the entertainment industry, the government and some ISPs are meeting in total secrecy to try to hash out a "voluntary" plan to deal with online infringement. Of course, not only won't any agreement work, the whole process is stupid. Thankfully,...
Australian ISP: Negotiating With Hollywood Over Copyright Is Like Talking To A Brick Wall

Tim Cook at D10 Talks Secrecy, Siri, and Facebook

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Apple CEO in his own words at D10 Conference....
Tim Cook at D10 Talks Secrecy, Siri, and Facebook
Watch this: Apple CEO Tim Cook at D10 video clips now online
Steve Jobs: 'Why is the file system the face of the OS?'

Video Highlights of Tim Cook's D10 Interview

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AllThingsD has posted highlights from Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher's interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook from yesterday. The nearly 17-minute video includes Cook's thoughts on a number of topics, including the impact of the iPad, Steve Jobs' passing, patent litigation, and more. MacRumors was on hand for the session...
Video Highlights of Tim Cook's D10 Interview

Study: Half Of The Top 100 Blogs Now Use WordPress

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WordPress – both in its hosted and self-hosted forms – has long been among the most popular platforms for personal and professional blogs (and it’s what we use here at TechCrunch, too). Looking at the top 100 blogs in Technorati’s index, a new study by website monitoring firm Pingdom found...
Study: Half Of The Top 100 Blogs Now Use WordPress

Fashion For Home Scores New Funding As Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet Exit

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Fashion For Home, the online designer furniture store, has scored a new funding round led by the Munich-based VC Acton Capital Partners, while Holtzbrinck Ventures has also participated. And with it we have an exit of sorts. That’s because, as part of the round, the Samwer Brothers’ incubator, Rocket Internet, has...
Fashion For Home Scores New Funding As Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet Exit

HERE THEY ARE: Video Highlights From The Tim Cook Interview Everyone Is Talking About (AAPL)

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AllThingsD has posted video highlights from last night's interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. Below, we've embedded a 16 minute overview as well as a handful of clips from Cook's most interesting moments. The 16 minute overview: Steve Jobs was the best person on the world at "flipping on something...
HERE THEY ARE: Video Highlights From The Tim Cook Interview Everyone Is Talking About (AAPL)

Apple’s strange PR move: No on-stage debut for OS X Mountain Lion

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Apple watchers were in two camps today – those clicking ‘publish’ on a lovingly prepared preview of the latest version of OS X, Mountain Lion, and those who were completely taken by surprise by the news. It seems that Apple offered advance previews of the new version of its desktop...
Apple’s strange PR move: No on-stage debut for OS X Mountain Lion

Tim Cook at D10: "We're going to double down on secrecy on products."

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Image from AllThingsD Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher spent time interviewing Apple CEO Tim Cook tonight on a range of topics. The interview took place at the All Things D conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. We have a full transcript of the interview available. When asked about what...
Tim Cook at D10: "We're going to double down on secrecy on products."

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

Andreessen Horowitz Confirms Its Scout Program, Calls Out Lazy Angels Who Hate Competition

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It’s all coming out now. Andreessen Horowitz Partners has just confirmed that it too has been operating a stealthy scout program. In case you missed it, last week we uncovered a little-known trend of VCs secretly investing in cash-poor, network-rich entrepreneurs who in turn invest that money in other entrepreneurs...
Andreessen Horowitz Confirms Its Scout Program, Calls Out Lazy Angels Who Hate Competition

Samsung's spoiler-police reveal how it kept the Galaxy S III a surprise

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Samsung has opened up about the measures it took in order to maintain secrecy in the run up to the launch of the Galaxy S III. The project was so top secret that engineer Buyong-Joon Lee even flatly denied what he was doing to his 11-year-old son. Inside the...
Samsung's spoiler-police reveal how it kept the Galaxy S III a surprise

At Apple, A 'Corporate Security Team' Is Looking Over Your Shoulder Just About All The Time (AAPL)

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Apple is known for trying to keep its employees from leaking out secret products. But apparently the rules are so strict that there is a "corporate security team" that is watching your every move, according to one former Apple employee writing on Quora. We can't exactly tell if he's being...
At Apple, A 'Corporate Security Team' Is Looking Over Your Shoulder Just About All The Time (AAPL)
FreedomPop’s New iPhone Case Promises Free Wireless Data For All

Tim Cook says Apple is 'very serious' about doubling down on secrecy

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Already known as one of the most secretive companies in the world, Apple plans to become even more protective going forward, the company's chief executive said in an interview on Tuesday....
Tim Cook says Apple is 'very serious' about doubling down on secrecy

Apple, Samsung bids for secrecy denied in patent suit

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In an order handed down late Tuesday U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh rejected requests from Apple and Samsung to keep sensitive company data from being released to the public saying that both companies "overdesignated" what documents should be kept confidential....
Apple, Samsung bids for secrecy denied in patent suit

European Commission Suggests ACTA's Opponents Don't Have 'Democratic Intentions'

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Last week, we had a story about the IFPI (the international equivalent of the RIAA) saying that the ACTA protests were trying to "silence the democratic process". You might have thought that was bad enough, but here's worse. Netzpolitik.org points us to leaked internal minutes of a meeting of the...
European Commission Suggests ACTA's Opponents Don't Have 'Democratic Intentions'

Microsoft job ads hint at a browser-based version of Skype based on HTML5

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There's something thrilling about using job postings to parse a company's strategy, especially when the advert is so gosh darn low on secrecy. Take Microsoft, for instance, which posted four openings for developers to work on its Skype for Browsers project. If that weren't self-explanatory enough, the various ads...
Microsoft job ads hint at a browser-based version of Skype based on HTML5
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