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iPad Air Starts Strongly

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

CIRP analyzed the launch of the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina display models, and finds that the iPad Air took a comparable share of total sales in the quarter relative to the iPad with Retina in the year-ago quarter (December 2012).

Google and Apple

Walter Isaacson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Walter Isaacson

Innovation is wonderful, but on its own it's not the holy grail. Other things matter just as much in creating a great company or product, most notably execution and focus. Apple excels at these things. That's why I use an iPhone and iPad. Innovation without execution produces footnotes to history, such as the Xerox Alto and Star.

Missing Steve Jobs. The Vision Time Machine

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

Also Apple's CEO Tim Cook should develop his own personal founder's vision as a guiding principle. Especially, if he wants to project a company vision that communicates to employees, shareholders and clients a credible and promising future.

Why I'm Eating an Apple a Day

Ko Im | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

Time will tell, but I truly hope to report back in December with a different core. After all, I'm just getting settled into the Big Apple once again, one purposeful bite at a time.

This Week In Apple Rumors

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

It's time for another installment of "This Week In Apple Rumors," where we bring you the latest speculation and gossip about the machinations and iWid...

App Neutrality Should Be Part of the Net Neutrality Discussion

Mark Cuban | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology
Mark Cuban

I bet you think the mobile Internet is open. That if you write the next great mobile app there is nothing that can stop it from fulfilling its destiny. That if you create a mobile content app that blows away Netflix there is nothing that can stop it. Wrong.

Five Companies to Fear, Fondly

Mark Morford | Posted 03.19.2014 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Capitalism and really big money have colluded in all these companies -- and the Internet itself -- to induce a sea change so rapid it's less of a sea and more of a tsunami wrapped in Wikileaks disguised as Candy Crush Saga.

Apple Bails Out Thieving Little Kids

Jerome Schultz | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents
Jerome Schultz

Kids under age 5 or 6 might not have understood the ethics or the mechanics of this game, but what the heck are they doing shopping online without parents looking on? Kids age 7 or older, having reached the "age of reason," know exactly what's going on here. Ignorance is no defense.

iPhone 5S Continues Strongly

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

CIRP bases its findings on its survey of 500 US Apple customers that purchased an iPhone, iPad or Mac in the US in October-December 2013. The iPhone 5S clearly excelled, selling almost three out of five iPhones in the most recent quarter.

Timothy Stenovec

iPhone's Surprising Sales Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

The iPhone is on a roll. More people in the U.S. were using Apple's flagship phone last year than in 2012, according to a study released Thursday. ...

4 Ways to Curb Kids' In-App Purchases

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

It's not hard to prevent your kids from racking up big bills with in-app purchases on an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Here are some pointers.

Your Kids Just Cost Apple A Bunch Of Money

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their pa...

GroupM's Gotlieb On Smart Cars' 'Space Race' For Apple, Google

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - In a world where mobile phones are replaced every two years or so, it's frustrating that vehicles' longer ownership terms make in-car ente...

Toward the Authentic You: Lessons From Lee, Marley, Beatles & Jobs

Steve Harmon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Steve Harmon

The ones that break out are those that get to be who they are despite the holdbacks, the obstacles, the naysayers.

WATCH: Robin Williams iPad Ad Reminds Us Of The True Meaning Of Humanity

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

iPads are the stuff of poets, Apple posits in its latest ad. Unveiled on Sunday, “Your Verse,” is an ode to the product as a tool for creation....

Sample from The Visual Organization

Phil Simon | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

In a little over two months, my sixth book will be released: The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling

Andy Smith | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Andy Smith

Make stories part of your culture -- and more than that, the integrity of your culture. All-hands meetings can be pivotal here. Stories are often the best way to relate how a company is doing, what people are doing well, and what they could be doing better.

8 Innovative Ways to Get Rich and Build a Million Dollar Business Today

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Brian Hanley

Use your skills and passions to your advantage. Integrate three of your interests to see what inventive combinations you can generate. For example, I'm an entrepreneurial action sports and hip hop enthusiast who films skateboarding videos while rapping about entrepreneurship.

Why Apple Banned These Religious Apps

Religion News Service | Brian Pellot | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The late Steve Jobs was long considered a control freak by colleagues and employees. It should come as no surprise that the technology Apple des...

McKinsey Junior -- The Jump 'Outside the Box' (Part 1)

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

One of the great challenges McKinsey faces is that they have to find new ways for their advice to be relevant for the Internet economy.

Samsung, Apple CEOs To Discuss Lawsuit Settlement

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 01.09.2014 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chiefs of Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. will meet to discuss settling a bitter two year legal battle over des...

The Global Search for Education: It's an App App App App World!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

As apps become more and more significant in our society, are they opening up our world or are they shutting it down? How are the advantages of face to face contact as relevant when we have cutting-edge, digital toys to interact with?

7 Reasons to Use Video in 2014

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Another option for brands not able to invest in the crème de la crème of video production and distribution is now upon us. Below are seven compelling reasons to kick-start your video marketing. Welcome to the new world. Fast forward to 2014.

Tech 2014: #Waywire Editors Curate 7 CES Trends

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

With CES now in full swing, the editors at #Waywire have been pouring over the video that is pouring out of Las Vegas to discover the trends that are going to break in 2014.

Apps Need to Merge or Face Death

Rick Robinson | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Rick Robinson

Surely we're going to have to find a way to marry up these iron-clad content containers and allow consumers to roam free. It will probably be one of two things that spark it: Demand from consumers, or lack thereof.