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Apple acquires Cue, personal assistant app for the iPhone and iPad

Relative to previous years, Apple has been on an acquisition spree in recent years, with the company confirming today that they acquired a personal assistant app called Cue. Cue works by combing through a user's varied internet accounts, determining what's useful, and then aggregating it all into...

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Intelligent personal assistant Cue adds support for iPhone calendars, iOS 6

One thing that stands out in our modern digital age is the sheer volume of information that we must process. There is so much information coming at us from our calendars, emails and social feeds that it seems like we have information everywhere -- and never where we want it to be. This...

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iPad is standard equipment in the 2013 Cadillac XTS

When you pick up that 2013 Cadillac XTS at the dealership, you're going to get more than just the keys, the car, and a free bottle of car wax. That new luxury car of yours is also going to come with an iPad. The purpose of the iPad is to provide new XTS owners with training about the many...

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NYT: Music execs operate 'in fear of Apple'

In today's New York Times, Tim Arango tells a story of a heated conversation between Sony Music's Rolf Schmidt-Holtz and Steve Jobs on Christmas Eve -- one that "ricocheted around the music industry." Apparently, before the announcement at Macworld, all the labels except Sony had agreed to a new...

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Royalty rate stays the same, iTunes Store still open

The U.S. Copyright Royalty Board decided today to keep rates the same for digital music stores, kneecapping Apple's threat to shut down the iTunes Store rather than operate at a loss. The three-member board kept the royalty rate at 9.1 cents, and mandated a 24-cent rate for ringtones. The board has...

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VP: Apple would rather close iTunes Store than pay additional royalties

If a ruling expected tomorrow by the Copyright Royalty Board raises royalties for online music sales from 9 to 15 cents per track, Apple would rather shut the iTunes store down than operate it at a loss. Them's fightin' words. Eddy Cue, Apple's iTunes VP, wrote in a statement to the Times of...

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