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Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors
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As previously reported, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology to iOS device customers today, admitting that the Maps product, which the company replaced Google Maps with, is not a great product, and even went so far as to suggest …

Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either heard or experienced first hand how bad Apple’s Maps product is. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6 when it was released, and ever since, users …

Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video) Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video)

The Apple parody videos just never stop, do they? This one from MondoMedia comes just ahead of Apple’s big iPhone 5 press event, and features a Steve Jobs hologram at the actual event. And he’s not happy. Just so you …

Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute
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Reuters is reporting that Apple and Google are having serious conversations aimed at coming to an agreement on “a range of intellectual property matters,” including, of course, their patent disputes. Evidently, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page …

iPhone 5 Rumors Mean Lower iPhone Sales For Apple iPhone 5 Rumors Mean Lower iPhone Sales For Apple

Apple released its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, and included in that were slower than usual iPhone sales. The latest rumor is that the iPhone 5 (and possibly the iPad Mini) will be released in September. This piece of rumorformation …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Confirms New Mac Pro Next Year Apple CEO Tim Cook Confirms New Mac Pro Next Year

Yesterday we told you that an unnamed Apple executive had reportedly confirmed a new iMac and Mac Pro for next year. After that story ran yesterday, confirmation of half of that rumor came from perhaps the last place you’d expect: …

Tim Cook Thinks U.S. Patent System Is Broken Tim Cook Thinks U.S. Patent System Is Broken

Often in the tech world it seems that you can hardly go a day without hearing about some new lawsuit where one company is suing another for violating its intellectual property. Whether it’s non-practicing entities (i.e., patent trolls) going after …

Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping

Speaking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at last night to kick off AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple is exploring the possibility of killing Ping. Wait, you may be saying, what’s Ping? Considering how little …

Tim Cook Promises Improvements To Siri Coming Soon Tim Cook Promises Improvements To Siri Coming Soon

Even if you don’t have an iPhone 4S (or a jailbroken iOS device running Spire), you know what Siri is. It’s the voice-activated “killer app” for the iPhone 4S, introduced in October. It’s the focus of pretty much every ad …

Tim Cook: Apple To “Double-Down” On Secrecy Tim Cook: Apple To “Double-Down” On Secrecy

Every company has its own little quirks: aspects of its operational philosophy – small or major – that give it its own personality. One of Apple’s quirks, if you will, is its devotion to secrecy. Apple keeps every detail of …

Tim Cook Hints iOS Facebook Integration May Be Coming Soon Tim Cook Hints iOS Facebook Integration May Be Coming Soon

When Apple unveiled iOS 5 last fall with Twitter integration, the big question on everyone’s mind was “Where’s Facebook?” Apple had reportedly been in talks to bring Facebook integration to iOS since before iOS 4, but nothing had ever come …

Apple Employees Get Stock Dividends, CEO Tim Cook Declines Apple Employees Get Stock Dividends, CEO Tim Cook Declines
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Back in March, Apple announced that their stockholders would begin receiving a dividend payment of $2.65 per share of non-restricted stock. In a document filed with the SEC yesterday, the company announced that it would also begin paying dividend equivalents …

Next Media Animation Tackles iPhone 5 Rumors Next Media Animation Tackles iPhone 5 Rumors
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In this latest video from the Taiwan animation news organization NMA, The ghost of Steve Jobs comes back to congratulate Darth Vader Tim Cook for stabbing a hippie in the back for literally sitting on the domain name iPhone5.com. Then, …

Tim Cook Is Highest-Paid CEO in the History of Highest-Paid CEOs Tim Cook Is Highest-Paid CEO in the History of Highest-Paid CEOs
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The next time you’re out to dinner with Tim Cook and all of his iFriends, you shouldn’t bat an eye if he offers to pick up the tab for your meal. He can afford it. Many times over, in fact. …

Is AOL Selling the Huffington Post? [Internet Gossip] Is AOL Selling the Huffington Post? [Internet Gossip]
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There are a couple of different rumors floating around the internet news sites today. They all seem to

Valve’s Hardware Ambitions May Look Like Google Glasses Valve’s Hardware Ambitions May Look Like Google Glasses

We brought you word on Friday that Valve may be getting more serious about hardware than previously thought. The company was looking for hardware engineers with the job descriptions making it sound like game consoles. While that’s a pretty good …

Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China

Bloomberg reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Foxconn’s newly built manufacturing facility at Zhengzhou Technology Park yesterday in China. Apparently he was there to view the new iPhone production line at the plant. His trip also included a meeting …

Apple CEO Visits Beijing [Twitter Reaction] Apple CEO Visits Beijing [Twitter Reaction]

Believe it or not, Beijing has one of the best selling Apple outlets in the world. Also, most of Apple’s products are manufactured in China so, it should come as no surprise that Apple CEO, Tim Cook decided to take …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China

Apple’s Tim Cook was reportedly spotted in an Apple Store in Beijing’s Xidan province, making him the first Apple CEO to visit that country. This isn’t the first time Cook visited the world’s most populous country – Steve Jobs once …

Apple Launches New iPad: 4G, Retina Display, A5X Chip and Available March 16th Apple Launches New iPad: 4G, Retina Display, A5X Chip and Available March 16th

Apple CEO Tim Cook began today’s event by talking about a “Post PC” world. Apple has its stake in three of these types of devices – the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod. And those post PC devices make up …

Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions
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A petition on popular online petition site Change.org is gaining a lot of attention. Washington D.C.’s Mark Shields is petitioning Apple (and specifically CEO Tim Cook) to “Protect Workers Making iPhones in Chinese Factories.” In just a few days, the …