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  • News: Apple executives speak: On toaster-fridges, financial guidance, and lawsuits

    Apple has unveiled its earnings for another quarter, which usually means two things--a blockbuster financial performance and insights from CEO Tim Cook. The company certainly delivered on the blockbuster performance when it announced second quarter earnings on Tuesday. But this time around, in addition to Cook, chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer also had a few noteworthy things to say about Apple's fortunes, its product line, and the state of the company. Here are some highlights of what Cook and Oppenheimer had to say to analysts during Tuesday's conference call.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Courting disaster

    One Chinese company will gladly trade a trademark for large bags of cash; meanwhile Apple gives Motorola Mobility the raspberry (legally); and iPhoto '12 may touch our hearts later this year. The remainders for Tuesday, April 24, 2012 are a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of two mockeries of a sham.

  • News: Schmidt testifies Android did not use Sun's IP

    Google developed its Android smartphone software without using Sun's intellectual property and its use of Java in Android was "legally correct," Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, testified in court Tuesday.

  • News: CISPA sponsors support amendments addressing privacy concerns

    The sponsors of a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill will offer new amendments to address privacy concerns, with changes focused on limiting how government agencies can use information shared by private companies, as the bill comes to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

  • News: Apple revenue, profit jump as iPhone sales beat expectations

    Despite concerns about increasing competition from Android devices, Apple managed to exceed expectations for iPhone sales for its second fiscal quarter, on Tuesday reporting a healthy year-over-year jump in both revenue and profit.

  • News: Apple nearly doubles its profits in iPad-driven quarter

    The debut of the latest iPad and continued strong sales for the iPhone and Mac helped Apple nearly double its profit for the fiscal second quarter.

  • News: Nuke the box: Push underway to clean up 300,000 PCs with DNS virus

    A PR campaign is underway to clean up as many as 300,000 computers infected with DNSChanger viruses that divert victims' traffic to sites that can further exploit the machines and their owners, but it's not clear that goal can be accomplished without drastic measures.

  • News: Who is threatening the security of your network?

    The myriad threats to public, private and U.S. government networks is getting a ton of attention in Washington, D.C., this week as the House gets ready to debate yet another cybersecurity bill.

  • News: House vote on cyberthreat sharing bill CISPA scheduled for Friday

    A vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on a controversial bill aimed at expanding the amount of cyberthreat information shared between private companies and the U.S. government is scheduled for Friday.

  • News: CISPA concerns spread in Congress

    A growing number of lawmakers are expressing concern over the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act bill that's scheduled for a vote later this week in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • News: Tech Training Targeted by Education Department

    Aiming to address workforce skills shortage, the U.S. Secretary of Education has unveiled an initiative to reauthorize Perkins Act to bolster career and technical education.

  • News: Tablets appeal to wrinklies and kids more than smartphones

    Old people and their less-wrinkly counterparts have fallen bald head over hip replacement in love with tablets, such as the Apple iPad.

  • News: 'Hurt Locker' Sue 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement

    Voltage Pictures, the movie studio that gained its fame by producing the Academy Award-winning film “The Hurt Locker” and targeting 24,583 BitTorrent users in a piracy-related lawsuit last year, is on another copyright infringement crusade.

  • Video: Video: The Byte - Skype app for Windows Phone, Microsoft Office bug, Adobe CS6, Dropbox update

    Skype released its app for the Windows Phone. Microsoft pulled an Office for Mac 2011 update from its upgrade servers in response to bugs. Adobe unveiled Creative Suite 6 and the Creative Cloud service. Dropbox updated its desktop, mobile, and Web app software.

  • News: European data protection official criticizes ACTA treaty

    Europe's top data privacy watchdog has strongly criticized the international anti-counterfeiting trade agreement (ACTA) warning that it could lead to widespread monitoring of the internet and breaches of individuals' right to privacy.

  • News: AT&T revenue, net income up on smartphone sales

    Growth in mobile services largely due to smartphone sales pushed AT&T revenue up 1.8 percent, with a 5.2 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the year-ago quarter, the company reported Tuesday.

  • News: What caused Apple's rise and fall in run up to financial results?

    Within the last month Apple’s stock has moved from $618.63 to $572.98 via a high of $636.23. It closed on Friday at $572.98, the lowest point since 13 March. So what has caused the rather remarkable rise and fall of the Apple stock, and does it really matter.

  • News: UK teens hatched stock-picking fraud using non-existent 'robot' program

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a suit against British twin brothers alleging a cunning variation on the classic ‘pump and dump’ stock fraud that used the prowess of a non-existent computer program to con over $3 million from eager investors.

  • News: EU Commissioner Kroes wants to invest in security technologies

    Neelie Kroes, the European Union's digital agenda commissioner, wants to use funds from the E.U. budget to invest in security technologies, and also called for more transparency in the security product market during a prerecorded speech at the Infosecurity Europe conference in London on Tuesday.

  • News: Chinese official: Apple does not own iPad trademark

    A Chinese official said on Tuesday that Apple does not have ownership of the iPad trademark in China, signaling that authorities could be favoring local company Proview in its battle with the U.S. tech giant over rights to the iconic brand name.



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