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3 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

More tablets to be sold than PCs in 2015, report says

Research company Gartner Inc. projects that worldwide tablet shipments - meaning units sold from manufacturers to retailers - will climb from 256 million in 2014 to nearly 321 million next year.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Gartner, Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups

8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Here's What Steve Jobs Did When An Employee Told Him The Apple Store's Layout Was All Wrong

Ron Johnson, former JCPenney CEO and Apple's retail chief in the early 2000s, learned the lengths that Jobs would go to get something right just before the company opened its first brick-and-mortar store.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

16 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Apple's Beats Acquisition is Looking Even More Brilliant

A recent report from Nielsen reveals that music downloads continue to wane -- compared to the first six months of last year, digital track sales are down 13%.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, iPod

20 hrs ago | 800-CEO-READ Blog

Jack Covert Selects - The Intel Trinity

The Mark Zuckerbergs and Steve Jobs of the world have received an enormous share of the past decade's business and cultural limelight , and with good reason: they, along with a growing number of Silicon Valley tech innovators, have altered how we as individuals exist within a larger cultural context, how we gather and digest information, and how we ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Apple

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Retro thing

Ben Heck Gets A Mac Classic To Spill Its Guts

We've featured Ben Heckendorn here at Retro Thing before. He made a splash in the worlds of retro game console modding through his many clever projects to make pretty much any game system ever portable .

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Cult of Mac Blog

How Sony stood up to Steve Jobs' wage-fixing schemes at Pixar

Steve Jobs may have been part of some of the biggest tech revolutions of the past forty years, but he was also part of an illegal attempt to suppress employee wages by way of a massive no-poaching agreement with other tech giants.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Apple, Startups

Macworld

App documentary exclusive: Gruber on Jobs

"App: The Human Story" is a documentary about the people who make and use software.

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Fox News

3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs

On a brilliant summer's day, skateboarders might seem the last set to be considered entrepreneurs in the making.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Business News

Forbes.com

App Store At 6: How Steve Jobs' Biggest Blunder Became One Of Apple's Greatest Strengths

It may seem hard to believe, but when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world, he was especially proud of the fact that it didn't really support apps.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Books, Steve Jobs, Social Software, Google, Startups

Just-Drinks.com

Indra Nooyi - a bare-footed hippie maybe, but don't call her company Pepsi

The image of a bearded, long-haired counter-culture figure is anathema to the staid, straight-laced nature of much of the corporate world.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Beverages, PepsiCo

InformationWeek

Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google

Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hospital impact

Get onboard managing with metrics, or give somebody else a chance

Six months ago, when my dad needed an emergency pacemaker, I wrote about the lack of care coordination I witnessed as an insider .

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Business Journal

Orlando 1984: Those were the days

That was the sage advice of my journalism adviser at the University of Nebraska, when I told him I was considering two job offers; one from the Des Moines Register, and the other from Orlando Business Journal .

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Related Topix: Journalism

The Economist

Japanese electronics firms: Eclipsed by Apple

FOR Sony it was a bittersweet moment. On July 1st the firm bid a final farewell to its Vaio personal computers, a global brand which won such a devoted following after its launch in 1996 that the late Steve Jobs, a fan of Sony in its glory days, once asked to equip it with his Apple Mac operating system.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Computers, TV, Electronics, Camcorders, Cameras

Cult of Mac Blog

7 tips for making your live demo not suck

The former VP of public affairs at Meetup.com presides over SF New Tech , a showcase for disruptive hopefuls that he's run for more than eight years.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Twilio, Twitter, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), Apple, Startups

Seeking Alpha

Apple: Breathe Deeply, Embrace Tim Cook And Hold Until $120

Those that embrace the job Mr. Cook is doing - and the fact that he's the right guy for today's Apple - will likely find holding the stock to be lucrative.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Wed Jul 09, 2014

LiveScience

Tesla and Edison Compared

Edison held 1,093 patents to Tesla's 112. Tesla is known for inventing the alternating current generator, while Edison is remembered for the electric light bulb.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

TheStreet.com

How to Evaluate the Risks When Companies Copy Apple's Technology

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Mozilla, Ipad, Facebook, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Seeking Alpha

Algorithm Predicts An End To Apple's 12-Month Run

There are unrealistic expectations for the iWatch and if the iWatch fails to impress, it will leave investors feeling that Apple has lost its magic touch.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, iPhone

The Motley Fool

Apple, Inc.'s Operational Excellence Is Mind-Boggling

Saying he was an excellent chief operating officer is an understatement. He was almost certainly one of the world's best .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Books, Steve Jobs, iPhone

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