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Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud Here Come iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud
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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco today. A week ago, Apple revealed that CEO Steve Jobs would be appearing at the event (obviously significant given his medical leave of absence from the company, though he also …

WWDC 2011 Bingo WWDC 2011 Bingo
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Monday kicks off Apple’s much hyped 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. For a while now, everyone has been speculating as to what will be revealed at the conference. Apple has made it clear that the focus will be …

Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
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Apple made a couple of significant announcements in regards to its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference today. For one, CEO Steve Jobs will be keynoting. This is significant given his medical leave. Secondly, the company announced the topics of keynote, which …

All Apple, All The Time All Apple, All The Time
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Clearly, it’s Steve Jobs’ world and we all are just living in his touch-screen-based, iTunes-driven, Cult-of-Mac world. Whether it’s the Chinese are fighting over the iPad 2, or people leaving their laptops and home computers aside in favor of tablet …

Steve Jobs In Carbonite Is Awesome, Unavailable Steve Jobs In Carbonite Is Awesome, Unavailable
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It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the guys at Apple. First, there’s the hubbub surrounding the iPhone’s ability to track its users, followed by South Park’s lampooning of everything about the the iUniverse. Now, we have perhaps the …

Steve Jobs on iPhone Location Data Issue Steve Jobs on iPhone Location Data Issue
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs told the Wall Street Journal that Apple has “never transmitted” the precise location of iPhones back to the company. According to the publication, he said that the company gathers info from the phone about nearby cellphone …

South Park Does Steve Jobs Tonight, Looks Promising South Park Does Steve Jobs Tonight, Looks Promising

Historically, it’s not exactly been an honor to make a cameo on South Park.  Just ask Barbara Streisand, immortalized as MechaStreisand, a giant malevolent robot that hid a special crystal in its giant nose. Or ask Ben Affleck, who was …

Steve Jobs Responds to iPhone Location Data Logging Steve Jobs Responds to iPhone Location Data Logging

Part XVII of the Apple Location Tracking Saga: Or, the one where Steve Jobs maybe responds. Senators, representatives, state officials and entire foreign countries have all requested a response from Apple regarding the involuntary logging of location data in iOS …

Steve Jobs Turns Down Radiation Monitoring App
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You really know your iPhone app is rejected when Steve Jobs personally emails you in response to an appeal made regarding app store approval. Tawkon, the name of both the app and developer can be added to the list of …

Steve Jobs Ordered to Address iTunes Antitrust Concerns

Bloomberg Businessweek got the scoop that Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been ordered to answer questions in an antitrust dispute by a federal magistrate judge. According to the publication, “Lawyers for consumers who filed the 2005 complaint won permission to …

Apple In-App Subscriptions Not for SaaS Apps, According to Steve Jobs

Apple’s subscription policy has been the subject of a great deal of controversy since it was introduced a week ago. It has been heavily in the spotlight this week, with app developer Readability having posted an open letter to Apple, 

In the letter, Readability creator Rich Ziade wrote:

Apple Subscriptions Raise Antitrust Questions

This week, Apple launched a subscription service for the app store. It enables all publishers of content-based apps (including magazines, newspapers, video, music, etc.) to follow the model of the recently launched The Daily from New Corp. 

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the service has raised concerns about antitrust, though neither Apple nor the Justice Department has commented on the matter. 

Apple Introduces Subscription Service On The App Store

Apple has introduced a new subscription service on its App Store for magazines, newspapers, video and music.

Steve Jobs Soldiers On

While I’m not the Apple fanboy others are, even I understand the impression Steve Jobs has had on the tech industry. From the earlier days of being the upstart competitor to Bill Gates’ Kingdom of Microsoft, to the current ruler of the tech gadget movement, Jobs’ overall impact is quite apparent.

Twitterers Launch Hashtag Wishing Steve Jobs Well
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As reported earlier, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence from the company. In an email to Apple employees, he said:

"At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company."

Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave Of Absence
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking another medical leave of absence.  Apple confirmed the move this morning with an official statement, which we’ve reprinted in full below.

 

Mac App Store Hits One Million Downloads In First Day
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Apple said today that over one million apps have been downloaded from its Mac App Store in the first day.

“We’re amazed at the incredible response the Mac App Store is getting,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO.

“Developers have done a great job bringing apps to the store and users are loving how easy and fun the Mac App Store is.”

 

Steve Jobs Named Financial Times Person of the Year
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got a lot of press for being Time’s Person of the Year, but the Financial Times has someone else in mind. And no, it’s not Juilan Assange. 

Mac App Store Officially Coming January 6

Apple announced that its Mac App Store will officially open on January 6 (a Thursday). With this, Apple hopes to capitalize on the success it’s had with its App store for iPhone and iPad apps for its older Mac brand. 

Right away, the store will be available in 90 countries, and will feature paid and free apps in a variety of categories like Games, Productivity, Education, Graphics & Design, Lifestyle, and Utilities. 

Official: The Beatles Now Available Via iTunes
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UPDATE: iTunes has officially been updated and now features The Beatles prominently on the front of the iTunes store, as well as the company homepage. For more information check out The Beatles page on Apple.

The Beatles on iTunes

RIM: Customers Tired of Being Told What to Think by Apple

Apple and Google have become known for taking shots at one another during announcements and presentations. We talked about this at length here. However, Google’s not the only target of Steve Jobs these days. BlackBerry maker RIM was on the receiving end of some other harsh comments from Apple’s CEO this week when the company reported its financial results for the last quarter.