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San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

June 11, 2013 | 8:50 am

San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

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by Terry Collins, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York, seeking ways to curb thefts of mobile devices, said Monday they will reserve judgment of Apple’s new security feature designed to make it harder to reactivate a stolen iPhone. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and New […]

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Major Redesign Coming For iPhone, iPad Software; Video Replay WWDC Keynote

June 10, 2013 | 11:20 am

Major Redesign Coming For iPhone, iPad Software; Video Replay WWDC Keynote

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green “felt” of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone’s launch in 2007. The new operating system, called iOS 7, strives for a clean, simple, translucent […]

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CEO Defends Apple’s Tax Maneuvers

May 21, 2013 | 8:37 am

CEO Defends Apple’s Tax Maneuvers

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by Marcy Gordon and Peter Svensson, AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate dragged massively profitable Apple Inc. into the debate over the U.S. tax code Tuesday, grilling CEO Tim Cook over allegations that its Irish subsidiaries help the company avoid billions in U.S. taxes. Cook said the subsidiaries have nothing to do with […]

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Apple Boosts Dividend; Earnings Beat Analysts’ Expectations

April 23, 2013 | 1:13 pm

Apple Boosts Dividend; Earnings Beat Analysts’ Expectations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is finally opening the doors to its bank vault, saying it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders over two years. Apple Inc. on Tuesday said it will buy back $60 billion in shares — the largest buyback authorization in history. It is also raising its dividend by […]

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Apple, Google, Cisco, HP, Oracle Among Silicon Valley Cos. That Avoid Paying Billions in Taxes

February 13, 2013 | 9:12 am

Apple, Google, Cisco, HP, Oracle Among Silicon Valley Cos. That Avoid Paying Billions in Taxes

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By Matt Drange, Center for Investigative Reporting The largest tech companies in the Bay Area have avoided paying federal taxes on more than $225 billion they have accumulated through foreign subsidiaries, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission show. By sheltering their assets overseas, Silicon Valley companies such as Apple, Google, eBay and Hewlett-Packard […]

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Apple Falls to No. 2, But Analysts Wonder Why

January 25, 2013 | 4:27 pm

Apple Falls to No. 2, But Analysts Wonder Why

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When Apple fell this week, its thud resounded around the globe. The gadget maker’s stocks dropped, pushing it down to second-most-valuable company in the world on Friday, behind Exxon, after announcing on Wednesday that its profits haven’t grown for a year. The 2.5 percent decline in stock price on Friday (following a 12 percent drop on […]

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Watch the ‘jOBS’ Clip Steve Wozniak Says is ‘Totally Wrong’

January 25, 2013 | 4:08 pm

Watch the ‘jOBS’ Clip Steve Wozniak Says is ‘Totally Wrong’

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Woz says they got it wrong. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reportedly described a new clip of “jOBS,” one of two upcoming films about Steve Jobs, as “totally wrong.” Here’s the clip, which was released Thursday. Gizmodo.com reported that Wozniak sent them an email about the clip that read in part: Totally wrong. Personalities and where the […]

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Apple Profit Surge Halted

January 23, 2013 | 3:31 pm

Apple Profit Surge Halted

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple’s profit surge halted in the latest quarter, as a flood of new products like the iPhone 5 meant high start-up costs for new production lines. Apple posted net income for the October to December quarter that was flat with the year before. It was the first time in years that […]

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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 14, 2012 | 9:13 am

Google Maps App Returns to iPhone

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone. The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps iPhone app. The release comes nearly three months after Apple Inc. replaced Google Maps as the device’s built-in navigation system and inserted its own […]

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