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Feb 23, 2011

Apple iPad launch due on March 2: source

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc is expected to launch its new iPad on March 2, contrary to speculation of a delay of the latest version of the popular tablet computer.

One person familiar with the matter said recent speculation about a delay until June was “simply not true” as Apple is planning a launch in the same seasonal schedule as the first iPad, which went on sale in April 2010.

Feb 23, 2011

Vision quest haunts Apple CEO-in-waiting

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – For Tim Cook, the
small-town football fanatic turned steward of the world’s
largest technology company, it always comes back to the vision
question.

The search for an answer will frame succession planning
discussions in Building 4 of 1 Infinite Loop — the heart of
Apple’s California headquarters — when Cook is expected to
step in for his boss to lead the annual shareholders meeting on
Wednesday. [ID:nN03114104]

Feb 22, 2011

HP trims 2011 sales forecast, shares deflate

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co
(HPQ.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) trimmed its 2011 revenue projections on falling
consumer demand for its personal computers, sending its shares
nearly 8 percent lower despite exceeding profit expectations.

Sales from its personal systems group, encompassing PCs as
well as new devices such as tablets, slipped 1 percent after
growth stayed flat in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Revenue from its services arm slid 2 percent.

Feb 22, 2011

Apple iPad launch on schedule -source

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Apple Inc
(AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is seen moving ahead on schedule for the anticipated
launch of the next iPad tablet computer despite a Taiwanese
brokerage report on a potential delay.

One person familiar with the matter said the speculation
about a delay until June was “simply not true” as Apple is
planning a launch in the seasonal schedule as the first iPad,
which went on sale in April 2010.

Feb 22, 2011

HP results seen solid, Apotheker’s vision awaited

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co
should reaffirm good corporate technology spending trends when
it reports results, as investors wait to hear more about new CEO
Leo Apotheker’s vision for the future.

On Tuesday, the world’s largest technology company by
revenue is expected to report strong demand for networking
equipment, servers and storage, but relatively lackluster sales
of low-margin personal computers due to weak consumer spending.

Feb 18, 2011

Apple’s Steve Jobs at tech CEO meeting with Obama

WOODSIDE, California (Reuters) – Apple Inc.chief executive Steve Jobs, on medical leave from the company he co-founded, attended a meeting of technology industry leaders with U.S. President Barack Obama in northern California on Thursday.

Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, was joined by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and other members of the Silicon Valley elite for talks with Obama at a venture capitalist’s sprawling estate outside San Francisco.

Feb 18, 2011

Apple’s Jobs at tech CEO meeting with Obama-W.House

, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s APPL.N
iconic chief executive Steve Jobs, who is on medical leave from
the company he co-founded, attended a meeting of technology
industry leaders with U.S. President Barack Obama in northern
California on Thursday.

Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, was joined by Facebook
founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Inc (GOOG.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) Chief Executive
Eric Schmidt, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (ORCL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and other
members of the Silicon Valley corporate elite for talks with
Obama at a venture capitalist’s sprawling estate outside San
Francisco.

Feb 17, 2011

Steve Jobs to attend Obama meeting

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who is on medical leave from the company, will attend a meeting in California on Thursday with U.S. President Barack Obama and other technology leaders.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, Oracle Chief Executive Larry Ellison, and Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers will also attend the gathering in the San Francisco Bay Area, the White House said.

Feb 17, 2011

Steve Jobs to attend Obama meeting, source says

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who is on medical leave from the company, will attend a meeting in California on Thursday with U.S. President Barack Obama, a source familiar with the meeting said.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt will also attend the meeting, the source told Reuters.

Feb 17, 2011

Apple’s Steve Jobs to attend Obama meeting: source

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs will attend a meeting in California on Thursday with President Barack Obama, a source familiar with the meeting said.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt will also attend the meeting, the source told Reuters.

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