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August 9, 2011 | 11:05 am

Apple Takes a Bite Out of Big Oil

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For the first time today, Apple Computer topped Exxon Mobil in market value. The tech giant slipped back to second soon after, though. This from the Washington Post: The market value of the consumer electronics giant was $50 billion away from overtaking that of the oil titan when it reported yet another quarter of record-breaking […]

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January 27, 2011 | 10:09 am

Macworld Expo is On

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The Macworld Conference and Expo is on, today through Saturday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. From the Examiner: About 26,000 Apple fanboys and girls are expected to gather at the Moscone Center today through Saturday for Macworld Expo 2011. The 27-year-old annual convention no longer includes any formal connection to the Cupertino company, […]

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Steve Jobs to Take Third Medical Leave of Absence

January 17, 2011 | 9:28 am

Steve Jobs to Take Third Medical Leave of Absence

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It’s not easy to get a Jobs these days… Perhaps no chief executive is identified more with a company, a brand, and even a technological way of life, than Steve Jobs is to Apple. Jobs co-founded the company with Steve Wozniak in 1977, and brought it back from a moribund state in the late 90s […]

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History for Sale: An Old, Old Apple Sells for $213,000

November 26, 2010 | 12:07 pm

History for Sale: An Old, Old Apple Sells for $213,000

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It sold new, in 1976, for $666.66. Earlier this week, it sold for £133,250—about $213,000—at an auction held by Christie’s of London. “It” is a rare surviving specimen of the Apple I personal computer. The Christie’s online summary for the item includes a long list of extras: Apple cassette interface card, numbered 2 in black […]

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