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Jul 25, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 97.671 (+0.641, +0.66%) | NASDAQ: 4449.564 (-22.543, -0.5%)

‘Hello there’: Eight lessons from Microsoft’s awful job loss memo

Barely 10 days old, Stephen Elop’s ‘Hello there’ memo has already become…

IDC and Gartner numbers do not jibe with Apple’s double digit U.S. Mac growth

Apple reported ‘strong double digit growth’ in its Mac sales in the U.S…

After 25-years as a Windows-only developer, Serif unveils its first ever Mac product – free beta available now

Serif has announced it will imminently release its first ever product for Mac…

Apple-IBM partnership: Microsoft today, Google tomorrow

The partnership could have even more strategic value to Apple beyond the enterprise…

Apple acquires BookLamp book recommendation startup

Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort…

Apple shares hit new 52-week closing high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $0.64…

Bill legalizing iPhone unlocking approved by U.S. House of Representatives

After the decision last year to make unlocking iPhones and cellular-capable iPads illegal…

OS X Yosemite’s share of Mac traffic doubles following public beta launch

Following the launch of yesterday’s public beta for OS X Yosemite…

Bose sues Apple’s Beats over noise-canceling patents

Bose has filed a lawsuit against headphone-maker Beats Electronics…

The Wall Street Journal reviews Amazon Fire Phone: A gimmicky mess

The big idea in Amazon’s first smartphone is that you can control…

Apple iPad losing market share but maintaining strong leads in usage and profitability

IDC released its estimates for June quarter tablet shipments…

5.5-inch iPhone 6, next-gen iPad mini, iPad Air to enter mass production in September

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 hasn’t entered its mass production stages just yet…

Analyst: Apple’s massive R&D investment indicates revenue explosion, new product categories this quarter

If you know how much Apple is investing in new products in one quarter…

Tim Cook puts his stamp on Apple

Clearly, Apple is doing the right thing by focusing more on…

Apple completely ignored its retail stores during its earnings call this week

Apple is known for its prominent retail presence, but…

Microsoft still doesn’t get why iPhone and iPad succeeded

About two weeks, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella penned a detailed memo…

The Apple iOS backdoor that wasn’t

Last weekend, a hacker who’s been campaigning to make a point about Apple security…

What’s Apple really worth?

First off: There are 80 million Mac users…

How to make a bootable install drive for Apple’s OS X Yosemite Public Beta

If you do decide to participate in the Yosemite beta program…

OS X Yosemite Beta: First impressions, installation tips, known issues, and bug fixes

A detailed walkthrough on how to set up Continuity and Handoff…

Why Apple is like an oil company – and what it will explore next

For decades the lists of the largest companies in the world were dominated by oil and gas giants…

Microsoft has decided to extort Windows 7 users, too

If you are still dumb enough to use Windows…

Amazon shares tank after wider-than-expected $126 million loss

Amazon.com shares tumbled Thursday after the e-commerce giant posted a wider-than-expected $126 million loss…

U.S. Federal Puppet Denise Cote says she’s troubled by Apple $450 million e-books settlement deal

A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement…

Steve Jobs wins: Apple takes first steps toward IBM acquisition

Apple’s next logical move will be to bring IBM entirely in house…

Random people on Hollywood Boulevard love Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Apple iWatch’

There’s been so much excitement around what’s been called the iWatch…

Apple is planning something huge

One thing is for certain: Money doesn’t lie…

iPhone apps claim to repel mosquitoes

You’ve seen the clip on fans, bug repellent bracelets, and candles…

In China, Apple’s focus pays off while Samsung feels painful squeeze

Samsung’s strategy of offering everything to counter every price point…

Why Apple should move its product launches

Apple’s results are heavily affected by the sales of its hardware products…

Hands-on with a functional 4.7-inch iPhone 6 clone (with video)

A functional ‘Wico6′ iPhone 6 clone has made its way into a detailed hands-on…

7 things Chinese copycat Xiaomi blatantly ripped off from Apple

When Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced the Mi 4…

Microsoft finally set to axe its boneheaded Windows RT

Microsoft never made a compelling case for why you should buy…

Why you shouldn’t install Apple’s OS X Yosemite Public Beta

Later today, Apple will open the doors to one million users…

IDC: Apple iPad maintains lead in worldwide tablet market

The worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014…

OS X Yosemite report: Comfort and delight

Mac sales of some 4.4 million units hit a record in the last quarter…

Analyst: Apple could be ‘obsolete’ in three years

Apple could be ‘obsolete’ in three years, due to increasing competition…

What’s new in iTunes 12

iTunes 11, released in November 2013, made a number of major changes…

Apple’s Q314: Surging Mac defies a shrinking Windows PC market

The Mac saw particularly strong sales through the last quarter…

Report claims Apple to stagger launches of 4.7- and 5.5-inch iPhone to avoid competition between models

Apple’s new 5.5-inch iPhone will come several months later…

Why Apple may never have another product as successful as the iPhone

The days of truly revolutionary innovation may be over for Apple…

Swatch Group denies working with Apple on smartwatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied working with Apple…

Apple, Swatch reportedly working together on multiple ‘iWatch’ models

Apple has been working with at least one partner, Swatch…

Apple’s next-gen iPhone prompts economists to up Taiwan GDP estimates

Economists are raising their forecasts of Taiwan’s GDP on upbeat sales prospects for Apple’s upcoming new iPhones…

Apple set new all-time R&D spending record last quarter

Without question, Apple certainly has some big plans ahead…

Apple’s ‘iWallet’ could debut as soon as this fall

Apple is accelerating work on a mobile payments system, or digital wallet…

Apple preps fitness and health wristband, 4K desktop, all-new 12-inch Retina MacBook, sources say

Apple is planning to unveil its long-in-the-works fitness and health…

Apple pounds final nail in beleaguered BlackBerry’s coffin

Apple+IBM: For BlackBerry in particular it is a match made in hell…

Apple shares hit new 52-week high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $2.47, or 2.61%, to…

Why slowing iPad sales didn’t surprise Apple and shouldn’t surprise you

Apple’s iPad is generating an annual run rate of about $30 billion, bigger than McDonald’s or Time Warner…

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