Archive for August 27th, 2011

When a slimmer iPhone just isn’t good enough (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tim Cook has big shoes to fill and he can’t do it by just pushing out snazzier versions of the iPhone or iPad.
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Before Jobs, Sam Walton and Bill Gates took exits (AP)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK – As CEOs, Sam Walton, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs possessed common traits. They were tireless workers, demanding bosses and sticklers for detail. They were visionaries, too, who reshaped their respective industries.
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Tecca TV: TechLife on holographic flight attendants, beer can cars, the end of a Steve Jobs era, and more (Yahoo! News)

August 27, 2011
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In this episode Hologram flight attendants serve Paris airport: Orly International plays host to futuristic gate staff This beer can car could be yours: Complete with keg storage, this roadster could be yours on eBay New high-tech gel could fix your teeth: Researchers develop a gel that helps get rid of cavities painlessly This...
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Insight: Apple’s board set for bigger role under new regime (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The departure of Steve Jobs as Apple’s CEO is likely to trigger some major changes for the company’s board.
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Photo of seemingly frail Jobs appears on Web (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A photograph appearing to show an emaciated Steve Jobs surfaced on celebrity website TMZ, which said the picture was taken on Friday, two days after he resigned as Apple Inc’s CEO.
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Apple gives Tim Cook 1 million shares (AP)

August 27, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO – Apple has given Tim Cook 1 million shares of restricted stock as he takes over as reins of the company from Steve Jobs. At current prices, the stock package is worth more than $383 million.
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Bernanke’s speech sends stocks higher; Dow up 134 (AP)

August 27, 2011
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The Dow Jones industrial average ended another turbulent week with a strong gain Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. was headed for long-term economic growth. It was the first winning week in a month.
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Stocks eye perfect storm of Irene and jobs (Reuters)

August 27, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks are setting up for another turbulent week that will begin with a focus, oddly enough, on the weather.
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