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Climate Change This Week: It Started 200 Years Ago, A Lit Fuse, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this little clown grasshopper fro...

Ex-Apple Engineer Rejected For Genius Bar Job Adds Fuel To Ageism Debate

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.14.2016 | Technology

JK Scheinberg has quite the resume. He was one of the Apple engineers instrumental in moving the Mac to Intel processors. But when he tried to re-ente...

AYFKM, Silicon Valley?

Edward Yaeger | Posted 09.02.2016 | San Francisco
Edward Yaeger

Wow, Silicon Valley, you might just be the worst. Land of opportunity. Idealized climate. Stanford University. Home to Google, Facebook, Apple, et al....

Secret Agent Problems

Tommy Campbell | Posted 09.02.2016 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

There was only one product in my youth that had people waiting in line (for hours, not days), and it was the Nintendo 64. You know, the console that b...

Stop Complaining About the New iPhone 7

Daryl Deino | Posted 09.02.2016 | Technology
Daryl Deino

There are many reasons to look forward to the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here are some of them.

Apple, Taxes, And The Social Contract Of Global Corporate Citizens

Jay Coen Gilbert | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Jay Coen Gilbert

Is Apple avoiding paying its share of taxes? And why should I care? In light of this week’s news that the EU wants Apple to pay $14 billion in bac...

European Ruling Highlights Apple's Corrupted Business Model

William Lazonick | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
William Lazonick

There is much for U.S. authorities to learn from the European example of forcing corporations to pay their fair share of taxes, but more far-reaching oversight of executives' allocation of resources is also required.

Tim Cook Says EU Ruling On Apple's Irish Tax Is 'Total Political Crap'

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.01.2016 | Technology

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook described an EU ruling that it must pay a huge tax bill to Ireland as “total politica...

Apple, Shaggy and Hacks in the Gulf  

Brian Dooley | Posted 08.30.2016 | Home
Brian Dooley

Apple iPhone's major security scare last week drew attention not only to the importance of not clicking on suspicious links but also on the repression in Washington's ally the United Arab Emirates.

EU To Apple: You Owe Ireland $14.5 Billion In Taxes, Plus Interest!

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.30.2016 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Iris...

EU Ax Set To Fall On Apple

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.29.2016 | Technology

The European Commission will rule against Ireland’s tax dealings with Apple on Tuesday, two source familiar with the decision told Reuters, one of w...

Apple, Facebook, Other Major Companies Commit To Paying Women The Same As Men

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The White House announced Friday that 29 new private sector companies ― including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Target, Visa and Genera...

This Is Not The Way I Planned It...

Heather C. Miller | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Heather C. Miller

It’s always been me and my brother, Justin. Either us against the world, or as kids, us against each other.We’re only 11 months apart in age and I...

Private Investment in Infrastructure Takes Off

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Michael Likosky

Not since the 19th century, have we seen so much private investment into our public infrastructure. So-called public-private partnerships. Or, private-public partnerships which happen mainly within the energy sector. Most projects happen within energy.

Apple Fixes Serious Security Flaw After Spyware Discovery

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.29.2016 | Technology

Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab E...

CEO Of Giant Corporation Tells US Government He's The Boss Of Them

Dave Johnson | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Dave Johnson

What would happen to any regular American if they did what Cook did, and said they they aren't going to pay taxes because they don't think the tax rate is "fair"? Hint: Jail.

Climate Change This Week: Heating Up, Melting Away, Upping Wind Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found ...

Noel Lee & Monster--Part Three--How They Created Beats and How They Lost It

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

This is the third of a four-part story of Noel Lee, Monster Products and the lawsuit Monster Products filed against Beats headphones for "Fraud and De...

Barbra Streisand Called Apple CEO Tim Cook Directly When Siri Mispronounced Her Name

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment

A little mispronunciation can’t rain on her parade! While some of us may still marvel at the magic of Siri, we’re more likely to sp...

The dilemma of disruption

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Dominic Baumann When Apple launched the iTunes software 15 years ago, the company knew what its consumers wanted, long before the latter realise...

Streisand, the Love Poet, Enthralls Philadelphia Audience

Laura Goldman | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment
Laura Goldman

The audience for the Barbra Streisand concert in Philadelphia on Saturday night was verklempt (Yiddish for choked with emotion) at seeing their idol i...

iPhone SE Takes Share from Higher-Priced iPhones

Michael R. Levin | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Owners of Older Models Upgrade to SE, Not 6/6S Series Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), today released analysis of the results from it...

The Dead Rise Again

William Bradley | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

I'll tell you where the four winds dwell In Franklin's tower there hangs a bell It can ring, turn night to day Ring like fire when you lose your way ...

'One more thing' I Learned From 10 Years of PR at Apple

Cameron Craig | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

I've also received many requests for more learnings from my time on Apple's PR team. Rather than respond one-on-one, I thought I'd pay tribute to Steve Jobs and his famous keynote line "one more thing..." and offer up one or two more.

The True Heart Of The Mobile Digital Art Movement

Adam James Butcher | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

The first digital machines were somewhat clumsy as fine art tools. The transformations have been astonishing since the first enormous and very stationary computing machines.