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Apple: We Are Not Cutting Back On Our Retail Employees (AAPL)

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Apple's retail boss says he is not cutting back on employees, Dow Jones reports, citing sources. A flurry of reports have been popping up that Apple is trimming back on hours and employees at its retail stores. The reason for the cut backs was that Apple wanted to make more...
Apple: We Are Not Cutting Back On Our Retail Employees (AAPL)
Apple rolling out TV shows to Apple TV and iTunes in the Cloud in Germany

AT&T Activates 8.6 Million iPhones in Q4 2012, Device Accounts for 84% of Smartphone Sales

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AT&T has released its holiday quarter earnings data, reporting that it sold a record 10.2 million smartphones -- 8.6 million of those (84%) being iPhones. AT&T reported earlier this month that the quarter was its best ever for iPhone sales. 16% of the iPhones were on accounts new to the...
AT&T Activates 8.6 Million iPhones in Q4 2012, Device Accounts for 84% of Smartphone Sales

Why racist, nasty comments are better than none at all

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Above the Law is a tabloid blog where the legal community comes to get news and gossip — and to say terrible things about one another. Many of the reader comments on the site are so mean or hurtful that they make notorious troll forums like Gawker feel like a...
Why racist, nasty comments are better than none at all

Sometimes A Gif Is So Good That I Literally Repost It On This Blog And Then Write About It In A Hyperbolic Way.

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So, we all like the Discovery Channel show, Mythbusters. Or maybe we don’t, but we at least we watch marathons of it when there’s nothing else on.  We’re all on the same page more or less.  Anyway.  Adam is goofy and Jamie looks like a walrus wearing a hat.  Therefore,...
Sometimes A Gif Is So Good That I Literally Repost It On This Blog And Then Write About It In A Hyperbolic Way.
iOS 6 coming September 19, here's what to expect

Are You Using Siri, Or Is It Just A Gimmick From Apple? (AAPL)

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This morning, one of our favorite commenters/contributors Sammy The Walrus IV tweeted, "Siri rarely works for me anymore. Completely unresponsive this morning. Using the feature less and less." I asked around the office to see if anyone else agreed with Sammy. Our resident Siri bull, Ellis Hamburger, claimed he's...
Are You Using Siri, Or Is It Just A Gimmick From Apple? (AAPL)

CITI: Demand For iPhones And iPads Is Shrinking (AAPL)

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Citigroup's trio of Apple analysts have a very negative note for investors this morning. They say demand for Apple's two main product categories -- the iPhone and the iPad -- has "softened." They cut their estimates for iPhone unit sales this quarter. For the current March quarter, they are estimating...
CITI: Demand For iPhones And iPads Is Shrinking (AAPL)

APPLE'S Q1 PREVIEW: Near-Term Volatility Continuing (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Sammy The Walrus IV, a frequent commenter at Business Insider, and a sharp tweeter on all things Apple. It was originally published on his site, AAPL Orchard, and is republished with permission. AAPL 1Q13 Preview; Near-Term Volatility Continuing Revenue: $53.1 billion (AAPL guidance: $52.0 billion/Consensus:...
APPLE'S Q1 PREVIEW: Near-Term Volatility Continuing (AAPL)

Fighting Walrus Radio turns your iPad or iPhone into a UAV controller (video)

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So, here's a situation: you'd love to your iPhone or iPad to control your UAV collection, and you're pretty obsessed with collecting as many of these UAVs as possible. Aside from undoubtedly landing yourself on an FBI watch list, you'll probably also be interested in helping the folks at...
Fighting Walrus Radio turns your iPad or iPhone into a UAV controller (video)

17 Surprising Things Mark Zuckerberg 'Likes'

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Facebook just launched a new search tool called Graph Search. Graph Search isn't widely available yet. But once it's implemented, it will surf each Facebook user's profile for their "likes." Then it will show them in relevant search results to friends and friends of friends.  Now would be a good...
17 Surprising Things Mark Zuckerberg 'Likes'

APPLE Q1 REVIEW: What Did We Really Learn? (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Sammy The Walrus IV, a frequent commenter at Business Insider, and a sharp tweeter on all things Apple. It was originally published on his site, AAPL Orchard, and is republished with permission. 1Q13 Review Apple's 1Q13 results were largely in-line with my expectations. Revenues beat...
APPLE Q1 REVIEW: What Did We Really Learn? (AAPL)

Mark Zuckerberg has just liked Mitik the walrus, Facebook's entertainment mascot

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Did you know that Facebook has a mascot? Well, not for the company, but for its entertainment division? It’s a walrus named Mitik and the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has just “liked” a page dedicated to this 234-pound mustachioed baby walrus. According to its Facebook page, Mitik was born in...
Mark Zuckerberg has just liked Mitik the walrus, Facebook's entertainment mascot

A Look at DeltaCloud: The Multi-Cloud API

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Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, CloudStack, VMware... Developers have no shortage of IaaS offerings to support. And, lucky them, no shortage of different APIs to deal with, either. DeltaCloud, a top-level Apache project, is designed to help developers cut through the complexity and work with everything from EC2 to Red Hat...
A Look at DeltaCloud: The Multi-Cloud API

Thoughts On The New iPad

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This is a guest post from frequent SAI commenter Sammy The Walrus IV. It was originally posted on his blog AAPL Orchard. Software and Hardware Why has iPad been so successful?  Intriguing software?  Gorgeous hardware?  After using iPad 2 for a year, my connection with the device has been...
Thoughts On The New iPad

Apple says Retail Stores still hiring, recent changes were a 'mistake' and are being reversed

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Apple says that recent news about Retail Store employee hours being cut, hiring events being halted and were misleading. Still, it says that some staffing changes were made, but that they were a mistake, and are being reversed, reports Sammy the Walrus, from an upcoming Dow Jones story. Apple also...
Apple says Retail Stores still hiring, recent changes were a 'mistake' and are being reversed

Let's Take A Moment To Appreciate Apple's Huge Year Of Product Launches

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What's the old rule? The bigger a company gets, the slower it moves? Not so in Apple's case, at least not this year. After a mostly-sleepy 2011, Apple has delivered a huge set of new product launches this year, in unprecedented pace. These are... All-new iPad mini iPad third and...
Let's Take A Moment To Appreciate Apple's Huge Year Of Product Launches
GOOGLE BLASTS PAST $900 (GOOG)

Here's Apple's Adorable New Christmas Commercial For The iPad (AAPL)

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As prolific SAI commenter Sammy The Walrus IV notes, what's really incredible about this commercial is that Apple doesn't mention "iPad" once. Brand power! Watch: Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Here's Apple's Adorable New Christmas Commercial For The iPad (AAPL)

Tackling The Unknown For Apple (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Sammy The Walrus IV, a frequent commenter at Business Insider, and a sharp tweeter on all things Apple. It was originally published on his site, AAPL Orchard, and is republished with permission. Humans hate the unknown. Some look towards charts and tables, while others...
Tackling The Unknown For Apple (AAPL)

If you were offline this weekend, here's what you missed

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It was a busy weekend for tech news, and if you weren’t paying full attention you’ll have also missed some great feature pieces here on The Next Web and beyond, too. Allow us to recap for you… The news Google’s big Monday Android event is off on account of the...
If you were offline this weekend, here's what you missed
Spotify launches first ad campaign, reportedly working on streaming video service

Best Buy Lost $65,000 In Profit The Day Walmart Announced Its iPhone 5 Discount (WMT, BBY, AAPL)

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When Walmart announced that it was selling the iPhone 5 for a discount, Best Buy's profits took an immediate hit. Ann Zimmerman And Shelly Banjo at the Wall Street Journal report Best Buy lost $65,000 worth of profits on the first day Walmart announced discounts for the iPhone 5. Best...
Best Buy Lost $65,000 In Profit The Day Walmart Announced Its iPhone 5 Discount (WMT, BBY, AAPL)

How Apple Can Sell A Smaller iPad (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Business Insider commenter Sammy The Walrus IV. It originally appeared on his blog and has been republished with permission. Follow him on Twitter here. Marketing is an art, not a science. We were fortunate to see this art first-hand on January 27, 2010 as...
How Apple Can Sell A Smaller iPad (AAPL)

Jefferies: Apple to partner with AT&T and Verizon on "premium Apple television", release separate cable set-top-box for Comcast

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Jefferies: iTV (full television) is in full production. Apple will partner with AT&T and Verizon. Will sell set-top boxes for Comcast etc.— Sammy the Walrus IV (@SammyWalrusIV) August 17, 2012 Following reports from The Wall Street Journal this week claiming Apple is in negotiations with cable TV operators for a...
Jefferies: Apple to partner with AT&T and Verizon on "premium Apple television", release separate cable set-top-box for Comcast

APPLE PREVIEW: Expect Ugly Guidance (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Sammy The Walrus IV, a frequent commenter at Business Insider, and a sharp tweeter on all things Apple. It was originally published on his site, AAPL Orchard, and is republished with permission. We'll have our own earnings preview tomorrow. Revenue: $41.1 billion (AAPL guidance: $41-43...
APPLE PREVIEW: Expect Ugly Guidance (AAPL)
Apple: Rumors of retail cuts were misleading, changes are being reversed

Here Are Sammy The Walrus IV's Estimates For Apple's June Quarter

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The following post is republished from Sammy the Walrus IV's personal blog with permission. Sammy is a regular SAI commenter, and an entertaining tweeter. Revenue: $41.3 billion (AAPL guidance: $34.0 billion/Consensus: $37.4 billion)  I expect iPad and iPhone to represent approximately 75% of Apple's quarterly revenue.   GM: 45.5% (AAPL guidance: 41.5%/Consensus:...
Here Are Sammy The Walrus IV's Estimates For Apple's June Quarter

Anonymous Group Squares Off With Westboro Baptist Church Over Aaron Swartz Memorial

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A spectacle of sex, God and hatred broke out in Times Square this afternoon. Dozens of protestors gathered to demonstrate against representatives of Westboro Baptist Church, who were in town, apparently, to protest a memorial honoring the Internet activist Aaron Swartz. Only two WBC protestors showed up, and were cordoned...
Anonymous Group Squares Off With Westboro Baptist Church Over Aaron Swartz Memorial
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