Apple’s Mac rises again. Why?

March 3, 2009

Economy, schmeconomy.

In the midst of the worst U.S. recession in 27 years, Apple — ever the trailblazer — unveiled a new line of its aesthetically pleasing and — quite frankly — financially-straitening Mac desktop computers, canvassing the entire market spectrum starting from Mac Minis at under $600 to an all-singing, all-dancing, 8-core space-shuttle-launch-capable Mac Pro for a cool $3,299.

Apple annual meeting proves entertaining

February 26, 2009

It is certainly not your average annual meeting that sees shareholders burst into a spontaneous round of “Happy Birthday” for an absent CEO.

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Hollywood ponders Jobs-lessness

January 30, 2009

(Writing and Reporting by Sue Zeidler)jobs

Apple Inc's Steve Jobs has commanded a leading role in Hollywood for years with his clout and influence in the digital entertainment arena, including Apple's position as a leading provider of downloads for music and video at its iTunes Web site. 

There’s Apple… and there’s Microsoft

January 22, 2009

It’s a tale of two companies in the technology world on Thursday. There’s Apple, whose quarterly profit beat expectations on strong iPod and Mac computer sales. And then there’s Microsoft, whose dismal earnings sent shockwaves through financial markets.

The worst vacation ever

January 16, 2009

It’s just like vacation — except that you don’t get paid and really don’t have any choice in the matter and will likely spend the days worrying this could be a hint of (bad) things to come.

Apple, Jobs and health: A Reuters roundup

January 14, 2009

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs told the world Wednesday that he discovered that his health issues are more complex than he had previously thought, so he’s taking a medical leave of absence. Jobs, who earlier this month said his recent weight loss was caused by a hormonal imbalance that was relatively easy to treat, plans to be off until the end of June. Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will mind the shop in the interim. Once Apple shares resumed trading after-hours, investors knocked off about 10 percent of their value.

Steve Jobs: I’m well thanks, but I have a weight problem

January 5, 2009

Apple investors and Apple fans heaved a collective sigh of relief on Monday morning after CEO and founder Steve Jobs finally made an attempt to end rumors that he’s on his deathbed.

Apple, give us some new toys!

December 29, 2008

Despite strong sales of Apple’s iPod Touch and Macbook computers, bloggers are clamoring for Steve Jobs and his team to introduce a range of new devices, or significant upgrades to existing models, beyond the usual Mac rumor mill.

Apple’s not coming to the ball…but why?

December 17, 2008

No matter how hard the PR execs try, Apple can’t help but court controversy when it comes to the health of its leader Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs jokes about health (again)

October 14, 2008

Steve JobsAfter joking last month about reports of his death, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is poking fun again at the endless speculation over the state of his health.