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iPad owners are willing to hold onto tablets longer and other news from March 21, 2014

Here's an interesting report to consider: those who purchase iPads are more willing to hold onto them longer than those who get an iPhone. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners says that iPad replacement cycles tend to be longer than the iPhone. As MacRumors writes: The CIRP report, which...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for March 18, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Tim Cook calls Yukari Kane's new Apple book "nonsense"

In case you missed it, I recently posted a not-so-nice review of Yukari Iwatani Kane's new book about Apple. Titled Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs, the book characterizes Apple as a company on the decline as it struggles to recapture the innovative spirit it allegedly lost when Steve Jobs...

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Haunted Empire: An unflattering and misguided look at the Tim Cook era

I really wanted to like Yukari Iwatani Kane's new book about Apple, Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs. Based on over 200 interviews with current and former executives and other industry insiders, I was anticipating an intriguing look behind the secretive walls of 1 Infinite Loop. More so, I was...

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Why what you think about that "new category" thing may be all wrong

Spectacle. We love it. That moment when technology changes and our minds are blown. It's easy to forget that many "one more thing" things were actually pretty boring: the iPod mini, Safari for Windows, the Power Mac G5. Our current obsession with "new categories" derives from the heroin-like...

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New book excerpt profiles management style of Tim Cook

The Wall Street Journal on Friday published a detailed excerpt from Yukari Iwatani Kane's upcoming book, "Haunted Empire." The book promises to take a close look at Apple in the post-Steve Jobs era, with the excerpt itself focusing on the management style of Tim Cook, the man charged with keeping...

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Tim Cook tells shareholders: Apple will not put pure profit over sustainability efforts

During Apple's annual shareholder meeting yesterday, a representative from The National Center for Public Policy Research -- a conservative think tank -- got up and sought an assurance from Tim Cook that Apple's sustainability efforts would only be pursued if deemed to be profitable. Bryan...

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Poll: Tim Cook promises new product categories

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Tim Cook, who revealed "that Apple plans to enter a new category this year." "There will be new categories. We're not ready to talk about it, but we're working on some really great stuff," Mr. Cook said. When asked whether a new product category could...

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Is Tim Cook "blowing it" by not acquiring more companies?

Earlier this week, I stumbled across a rather absurd article parroting a common refrain heard about Apple, namely that they need to take a page out of the playbooks of their less-successful competitors and start making headlines. Writing for BusinessInsider, Jay Yarow argues that Apple is just...

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Alabama news site visits Tim Cook's Deep South roots

AL.com today published an interesting article about the life of Tim Cook growing up in Robertsdale, Ala., complete with charming anecdotes and the requisite assortment of embarrassing childhood photos. The article speaks glowingly of Cook, explaining that the Apple CEO is the "pride and joy" of...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for February 24, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Remembering Steve Jobs on his birthday

On February 24, 1955, a baby was born in San Francisco to Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Scheible, a young unmarried couple who had met at the University of Wisconsin. The couple had decided to put that baby up for adoption at birth, and he became the son of Paul and Clara Jobs. That child grew up...

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Apple and Samsung settlement talks fail ahead of March trial

In a final effort to avoid a second Apple/Samsung trial, Judge Lucy Koh last January ordered that Tim Cook, along with three to four members of Apple's in-house legal team, meet with Samsung executives in an effort to hammer out a settlement agreement. As initially planned, the aforementioned...

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Tim Cook talks Android, larger-screened iPhones and more in wide-ranging interview

The Wall Street Journal this past Friday published a wide-ranging interview with Tim Cook where the Apple CEO touched on topics as varied as larger iPhone screens, Android and Lenovo's recent purchase of Motorola Mobility from Google. First up, Cook was asked to address commonly held investor...

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Tim Cook sits down with the Wall Street Journal and other news from Feb. 8, 2014

The Wall Street Journal has published an interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook gave reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi. Of course, as Cook says, the company's best days are still ahead of it. He discussed emerging markets, the perception that Apple is no longer a growth company, new products and more. He...

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