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December 18, 2012 | 8:35 am

A.M. Splash: Apple’s Request to Ban Samsung Phones Denied; Lockyer Calls for Partial State Divestment in Gunmakers; Cold Weather Comes

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Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones (SJ Mercury News) A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple’s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology. The immediate impact of the ruling means that Samsung can continue to […]

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December 6, 2012 | 8:31 am

A.M. Splash: Apple Plans US Manufacturing; Oyster Co. Lawyers Linked to Koch Bros; Calif No-Drill Zone Planned; McAfee Arrested

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces plans to manufacture Mac computers in USA (NBC News) Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that one of the existing Mac lines will be manufactured exclusively in the United States next year, making the comments during an exclusive interview with Brian Williams airing tonight at 10pm/9c on NBC’s “Rock Center.” Mac […]

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November 5, 2012 | 8:30 am

A.M. Splash: Netflix Fights Hostile Takeover; Fewer Inmates Eligible for Transfer; 800,000 in Bay Area Have Voted; Tesla Says It’s On Track

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Fewer prison inmates eligible for transfer to county jails (The Bay Citizen) As California struggles to meet a court-ordered reduction of its prison population, newly released figures show corrections officials overstated the number of low-level offenders eligible to be diverted to local jurisdictions as part of Gov. Jerry Brown’s public safety realignment plan. At issue […]

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October 30, 2012 | 8:19 am

A.M. Splash: Schools Drop Bid for US Funds; Top Execs Leave Apple; 49ers Stadium Money Challenged; DA Tries to Limit Mirkarimi

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S.F., Oakland drop bid for U.S. school funds (SF Chronicle) Stuck in a standoff with teachers unions, the San Francisco and Oakland school districts have abandoned efforts to bring in up to $15 million each to develop high-quality math classes for upper-elementary and middle school students. The two districts spent months preparing a joint application […]

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Find Live Coverage of Apple’s Key Earnings Report

October 25, 2012 | 1:53 pm

Find Live Coverage of Apple’s Key Earnings Report

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Investors may listen with concern today when Apple Computer reports its fourth quarter earnings at 2 p.m. today. Although up for the year, the company’s stock has been falling since mid September, and some analysts think that will continue. Some even worry that Apple, which is the largest publicly traded company in the world by […]

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October 5, 2012 | 8:46 am

A.M. Splash: Calif. Gas Prices Soar; SF Archbishop Sworn In; SJ Earthquakes Plan for MLS Cup; Kaiser CEO Retires

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S.F.’s new archbishop takes over (SF Chronicle) More than 2,000 worshipers filled St. Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday to see Salvatore Cordileone assume his role as Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, as several dozen protesters angered by his leading role in the fight against same-sex marriage demonstrated outside. Calif. gas prices jump by up to […]

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October 4, 2012 | 8:26 am

A.M. Splash: Facebook Hits 1 Billion Users; Big Bay Area Weekend; Feds Investigate Cal Anti-Semitism Charge; Calif. Studies Gray Wolf Status

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BART: Trains back on time after early-morning backup on Pittsburg/Bay Point, Richmond lines (Oakland Tribune) BART service was back on time just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning after a maintenance vehicle got stuck near the Macarthur station, officials said. The delays were primarily on the lines from Pittsburg/Bay Point to SFO, from Richmond to Daly […]

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July 12, 2012 | 8:27 am

A.M. Splash: SF Dumps Apple Products; Driving Increases on Spare-the-Air Days; Calif. Docs Unready for Medicaid Expansion

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Apple not green enough to suit SF policy (SF Chronicle) With rare exceptions, San Francisco’s 50 city departments will no longer be able to buy Apple laptops, desktop computers or monitors after the Cupertino tech giant pulled out of an international green electronics certification program last month with little explanation, city officials said. Apple’s decision […]

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Apple to Sell iPad in China Starting July 20

July 10, 2012 | 11:13 am

Apple to Sell iPad in China Starting July 20

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple will start selling the iPad in China on July 20 after paying $60 million to settle a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer’s name. Apple Inc. says it will begin selling its latest iPad starting at $499 and the older iPad 2 starting at $399. The tablet computers […]

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Steve Jobs’ “Think Different” Philosophy Included Approach to Cancer Treatment

October 7, 2011 | 10:12 am

Steve Jobs’ “Think Different” Philosophy Included Approach to Cancer Treatment

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Since Steve Jobs’ resignation as Apple CEO in August, many of the basic facts of his disease have been widely written about. Jobs had a rare form of pancreatic cancer, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post both feature solid pieces with additional detail about this disease. The American Cancer Society’s five-year survival rates […]

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