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.
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.
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.
It’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.
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.