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Apr 16, 2014 - 02:58 PM EDT — AAPL: 518.20 (+0.2401, +0.05%) | NASDAQ: 4072.016 (+37.854, +0.94%)

Tobias and Jonathan’s Excellent Adventure ignites Font War: Inside the design world’s $20 million divorce

For 15 years, Frere-Jones and Hoefler seemed charmed…

iPhone interface creator Greg Christie out after a falling out with Jony Ive, sources say

Christie’s upcoming departure is significant and stems from a falling out with Jony Ive…

OS X Mavericks: How to control your Mac with your voice

Enabling speech control in OS X Mavericks is easy….

Apple CEO Tim Cook can’t afford an iWatch flop or something

With $160 billion in cash, there’s very little that tech giant Apple can’t afford…

Apple now notifying users when Maps errors are fixed

Apple seems to be testing a new notification feature in its Maps application…

Apple’s OS X 10.10 rumored to be named ‘Napa’

As we are all getting settled into the latest release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2…

Nine must-have plug-ins for Apple Mail

Nine plug-ins for Apple Mail that I use to transform it from a fair email client into a much more powerful tool…

J.P. Morgan: Apple is leaving $63 billion on the table

Apple could make as much as a $63 billion a year if they would…

Apple receiving flexible circuit board samples for iWatch; expect September launch, source say

Apple is expected to unveil the iWatch wearable devices in September…

Apple hires two more senior RF engineers from Broadcom amid reports of new in-house baseband team

At least two high-level baseband hardware engineers have left wireless semiconductor company…

Amazon shoppers rate Apple TV higher than Amazon Fire TV

In my in-depth review of Amazon.com’s new Fire TV set-top media streaming box…

What to do about Heartbleed, a gaping security hole affecting 66 percent of the Internet (at least)

There’s a security flaw in one of the basic encryption tools…

Apple’s iCloud is a black hole

When used as designed, iCloud…

Both Apple and Google have considered making acquisition offers for Square, sources say

Of all the many high-profile Internet companies, Square…

Is the 35% U.S. corporate tax rate hurting America’s economy?

The U.S.A. has the highest nominal corporate tax rate among the developed economies…

Apple’s iPhone 6 will demolish Android

If Apple wanted to actively pursue Android-like marketshare it would and easily could have done it a long time ago…

Apple calls experts to explain to jury why Samsung owes $2 billion in patent infringement damages

In the ongoing Samsung vs. Apple lawsuit, two experts…

Apple seeks revival of standards lawsuit against Google’s Motorola

Apple Inc., maker of the iPhone, asked a U.S. appeals court to revive its lawsuit…

Piper Jaffray survey: 17% of U.S. teens would pay $350 for an Apple iWatch

61% of teens surveyed own an iPhone, up from 55% just three months ago…

Quanta to build 65 million Apple ‘iWatch’ units in first year, Q3 2014 release expected – report

Apple’s iWatch will debut in the third quarter of this year and will include advanced sensors…

Charlie Gasparino on Apple and high-frequency trading

After watching Apple’s (AAPL) share price get whipsawed for years…

Harvard Business School’s ‘Apple’s Core’ freshly recast as Japanese manga-style graphic novel

In business school parlance, it’s known as the founders’ dilemma…

Apple has more cash on hand than all these different countries

Companies still haven’t forgotten about the credit crunch…

Comcast document mentions future Apple set-top box

Inside a document published by Comcast on Tuesday…

Adobe Lightroom comes to iPad as $9.99/month subscriptionware

Adobe Lightroom, beloved by photographers as a tool to sift through hundreds…

Samsung’s chilling move on product reviews

Samsung is suing a Korean language newspaper over a negative reviews of the Galaxy S5 camera…

Amazon A9′s VP of Search heads to Apple to work on Maps search

Benoit Dupin, Vice President of Amazon A9′s Search Technology group…

Apple, Google, other firms could pay ‘blindingly high’ $9 billion in anti-poaching suit

A class-action lawsuit from tech sector employees against employers including Apple…

Comcast makes case for Time Warner Cable merger to U.S. regulators

Comcast Corp’s merger with Time Warner Cable Inc would not deprive consumers…

Apple closes U.S. ad-spending gap with Samsung

Samsung is the still the king of the U.S. smartphone marketing race, but Apple…

Intel’s Thunderbolt 2 supports peer-to-peer Mac connections; feature available now in OS X Mavericks

Intel is bringing peer-to-peer computer networking capabilities to Thunderbolt 2…

Email from Steve Jobs hints at how Apple ticks

To sue Samsung, one significant price Apple must pay is giving up some corporate secrets…

Latest aerial shots of Apple Campus 2 site show spaceship cleared for landing

New aerial photos of the site of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus…

Google to screw up Chromecast with an Apple TV clone

Self-sabotage is the most idiotic kind of sabotage…

Google set to launch Apple TV-esque set top box called ‘Android TV’

Android TV will look and feel a lot more like the rest of the set top boxes on the market, including Apple TV…

Microsoft to dig up millions of failed 1980s ‘E.T. The Extraterrestrial’ Atari video game cartridges

A planned excavation of an old Alamogordo landfill to search for…

Apple to design its own LTE chips for iPhone 7; to be stamped by Samsung and GlobalFoundries, sources say

Apple reportedly plans to form a R&D team to develop baseband processors…

Emails show Phil Schiller shocked over Apple’s ad agency suggestions

Last year, Apple’s marketing chief Phil Schiller ripped his ad agency…

Apple granted 46 patents covering push-to-talk, avatars, advanced Slide-to-Unlock, and much more

A more advanced version of Apple’s famed Slide-to-Unlock feature…

Samsung posts second straight profit drop as new Apple iPhones, stalling demand lowers prices

The debuts of new Apple Inc iPhones curbed Samsung Electronics’ earnings…

As U.S. government discusses expanding digital searches, ACLU sounds caution

Late last month, we reported on new federal efforts to gain an expanded ability…

The Steve Jobs email that outlined Apple’s strategy a year before his death

In 2010, a year before his death, Steve Jobs outlined Apple’s strategy…

Hollywood studios sue Megaupload and Kim Dotcom

Seven major Hollywood movie studios have filed a massive copyright infringement…

The fallacy of Android-first

In late 2012, we decided to launch Emu on Android first…

The ultimate guide to solving iOS battery drain

I worked on an Apple Retail Store Genius Bar for almost two years…

Apple should buy Comcast

An acquisition of Comcast would make it the highest valued acquisition in corporate history…

Roundup and details: Everything about iOS 8 and OS X 10.10

Apple’s 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference…

The best portable hard drives

“When considering a portable drive, there are a few things to keep in mind…

Amazon Fire TV Review: An awkward user experience; Apple TV a better choice

The Amazon.com Fire TV set-top streaming box…

Apple SVP Angela Ahrendts becomes ‘Dame of the British Empire’

Burberry’s former high flying boss Angela Ahrendts will be made an honorary dame…