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Tech, big spender in Washington

New lobbying reports show that Facebook and Apple both broke records for first-quarter lobbying spending, according to Politico.  Facebook spent $2.8 million for lobbying on issues such as privacy, immigration, surveillance reform and patents. Apple spent more than $1 million Read More →

Apple says it’s getting better at being greener

In a new video entitled "Better,'' Apple CEO Tim Cook lends his voice to a short clip devoted to the company's greener-than-thou mantra. The 1:49-minute  video   is classic Apple — as polished as an iPhone 5S, as clean as a Read More →

Is Apple about to shake that money tree again?

With Apple investors on the edge of their seats as the company prepares to announce its second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, the blogosphere is abuzz with talk of yet another cash disbursement from the deep-pocketed Cupertino tech giant. Apple shares edged higher Read More →

Does Yahoo want to be Apple’s mobile search engine?

The Internets are abuzz with a juicy report that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is launching a bold move to supplant Google as the default search engine on Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. But like so many tech rumors, this one’s Read More →

‘Kill switch’ debate turns to control after wireless industry offers an anti-theft tool

After resisting calls for a "kill switch" inside smartphones, CTIA, the wireless industry group, and major industry players wisely reversed course and announced this week they would voluntarily add one. CTIA calls it "a baseline anti-theft tool that is preloaded Read More →

Shuffle time at Apple

Greg Christie, one of the brain trust behind Apple's iPhone, is reportedly retiring. And Jony Ive, the English-born design guru who worked closely with Steve Jobs for years in coming up with many of the gadgets that have made Apple enormously Read More →
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