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SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone Due in Q1
/ January 6, 2009 4:23 pm

San Francisco - Sling Media, a unit of EchoStar (NASD: SATS) that develops media place-shifting devices and services, announced on Tuesday that it will release a version of its mobile software for Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone later in the first quarter. The company recently released its SlingPlayer Mobile for the BlackBerry, allowing owners of the smartphones and a Slingbox set-top to access their home premium channels and DVR recordings on the go.

 

Related Links: http://slingmedia.com/get/pr-spm-iphone-macworld.html

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Has Apple Lost Its Mojo?
/ January 6, 2009 2:00 pm

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Apple to Debut Variable Pricing, DRM-Free Library on iTunes
/ January 6, 2009 11:25 am
Apple to Debut Variable Pricing, DRM-Free Library on iTunes

San Francisco – Capitulating to insistent demands from the major labels, Apple (NASD: AAPL) on Tuesday introduced a three-tiered variable pricing scheme for songs sold from its iTunes Store, and further announced that its entire library will be available for purchase free of digital rights management (DRM) restrictions by the spring. Beginning in April, labels may choose to sell older tracks for 69 cents and newer, popular tracks for $1.29, or continue with the standard 99 cent price tag.

Customers will be able to upgrade their entire library [...].

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Apple CEO Jobs Says Hormone Imbalance Caused Weight Loss
/ January 5, 2009 10:35 am
Apple CEO Jobs Says Hormone Imbalance Caused Weight Loss

Cupertino, Calif. - Hoping to deflect further questions about his health, Apple (NASD: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Monday issued a statement addressing his continuing weight loss over the past several months. "Fortunately, after further testing, my doctors think they have found the cause — a hormone imbalance that has been ‘robbing’ me of the proteins my body needs to be healthy. Sophisticated blood tests have confirmed this," wrote Jobs, adding that he has begun treating what he terms the "relatively simple" nutritional problem.

"My doctors expect it will [...].

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Apple Buys 3.6% Stake in Mobile Graphics Chip Firm Imagination
/ December 18, 2008 2:47 pm

Hertfordshire, England - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has acquired a 3.6% stake in mobile graphics chip designer Imagination Technologies Group for about $5 million.

Apple had already been licensing Imagination’s technology.

CNET speculated that the company’s PowerVR cores will likely be used in future versions of the company’s iPhone and iPod touch devices.

 

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Analysis: Apple iPhone Pulls Away From Its Closest Competitors In UK Online Searches
/ December 18, 2008 11:38 am
Analysis: Apple iPhone Pulls Away From Its Closest Competitors In UK Online Searches

While mobile phones continue to be the most searched-for product in the UK, they have seen a 23% decrease in searches since October as consumers turn their attention to Christmas gifts such as toys, video games and games consoles.

Despite this switch in behaviour, the gap between the most searched-for phone, the Apple iPhone, and its nearest rival grew considerably in November. Apple has been marketing the iPhone as a gift in the run up to Christmas, and consumers appear to have bought into this messaging much more [...].

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Apple to Exit Macworld Expo; No Steve Jobs Keynote This Year
/ December 17, 2008 12:46 pm
Apple to Exit Macworld Expo; No Steve Jobs Keynote This Year

Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced yesterday that this year will be the last it exhibits at Macworld Expo, the annual trade show that has become the event where CEO Steve Jobs unveils the company’s latest creations. The company further threw water on January’s event by announcing that Jobs will not deliver his traditional Macworld keynote address. "Apple is reaching more people in more ways than ever before, so like many companies, trade shows have become a very minor part of how Apple reaches its customers," the [...].

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