Palm Chief promises “hits” for HP

November 16, 2010

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Six months after Hewlett-Packard announced it was buying smartphone pionners Palm  for $1 billion, technology watchers are still waiting to see just what emerges from the high-profile marriage.

Apple’s Jobs goes after Google, tablet rivals

October 18, 2010

It’s not often Steve Jobs shows up on a routine earnings call. And when he showed up on Monday’s, he made a splash.

How much will Google TV cost?

October 4, 2010

Almost five months after telling the world about its television aspirations, Internet search giant Google is providing more details on its forthcoming Google TV service.

Yahoo Chief slams Apple’s iAd

September 15, 2010

jobsiad2You might think from listening to most of the world’s iPhone, iPad, i-everthingelse enthusiasts that Steve Jobs and Apple can do no wrong, but not everybody is in agreement. 

Apple: think different, apologize different

July 16, 2010

Apple AntennagateNot many companies can get away putting out an expensive product with a pretty big technical glitch and still have sales zoom to the stratosphere.

Poll: Did Apple get it right?

July 16, 2010

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Apple is giving iPhone 4 users a free phone case to address growing complaints about reception problems that have hurt the company’s shares and image.

Apple’s iPhone 4 press conference LIVE BLOG

July 16, 2010

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Apple is expected to announce a fix for the iPhone 4′s reception problems, rather than a recall, at a surprise press conference on the device on Friday. The event, which comes only days before Apple reports its quarterly results, may find the company offering hardware or software tweaks, ranging from a rubber bumper case to something more drastic. Or perhaps no fix at all.

Sun Valley: Jane Goodall and the primary primates

July 8, 2010

John MaloneIt’s day three of the Sun Valley media conference and the event has started to feel like a Jane Goodall documentary, in which we’re Jane and the moguls are the apes who have become comfortable letting us observe and record their movements. Several media executives groggily making their way to the morning’s first session (scheduled to kick off at 7:30), stopped to chat with the throng of press waiting to greet them.

Apple’s iPhone 4 Launch – The Nuts and Bolts

June 8, 2010

Sure, you already peeped the next version of the iPhone months ago, thanks to that hapless Apple engineer’s fateful beer-haus outing.

Media Moguls to iPad: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

June 2, 2010

The relationship between Apple and the media industry has had its ups and downs, as Apple expanded its reach and exerted increasing control over businesses like music and television program distribution.