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Sep 8, 2013

Smartphones try fashion makeovers to stand out from pack

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Bright colors, funky
textures and personalization are coming to a smartphone near you
as mobile phone makers turn to fashion to buoy sales in a
crowded market.

Apple Inc and Google Inc’s Motorola are
among those trying to score style points as game-changing
technological innovation becomes harder to achieve in the
maturing business.

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Insight: At Apple, Tim Cook leads a quiet cultural revolution

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shortly after signing on as chief operating officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was looking to connect with people in a similar role – No. 2 to a brilliant and passionate young founder. She called Tim Cook.

“He basically explained nicely that my job was to do the things that Mark (Zuckerberg) did not want to focus on as much,” Sandberg said of the 2007 meeting that lasted several hours with the chief operating officer of Apple Inc.

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