Archives: October 2012

Meet Apple 3.0: The Tim Cook era begins

October 31, 2012
Tim Cook's firing of two senior VPs signals that he's truly taken the helm of the good ship Apple. But where will he steer it?
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Smartphones, stupid people: Google's nexus of numbskulls

October 29, 2012
Following its grand copycat tradition, Google has now lost a smartphone prototype in a bar, long after Apple led the way
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Julian Assange is the tech world's Donald Trump -- discuss

October 26, 2012
What do these megalomaniacs have in common? Start with weird hair and a constant need for attention, then dig deeper
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Amazon's DRM drama: Whose Kindle is it anyway?

October 24, 2012
A Kindle customer thought she owned her e-books -- until Amazon erased them overnight
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Apple, Microsoft, and Google want to tell you what you already know

October 22, 2012
You may be feeling a sense of déjà vu following this week's new product releases from the tech titan trifecta -- you won't be alone
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Apple arrogance, Microsoft muddling, privacy problems -- the rants rain down

October 19, 2012
Apple Maps, the quest for the next Steve Jobs, and rampant data mining sure get a rise out of readers, Cringely learns
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What's in a vote? Only your entire personal profile

October 17, 2012
'All politics is personal' is truer than ever in the big data era -- especially in the hands of the Obama and Romney campaigns
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How to take down the Internet from the inside

October 15, 2012
ICANN appears to be well on its way to destroying the Internet, judging by its current domain name games
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CEO confessions: We're Apple fanboys (and fangirls) too

October 12, 2012
The top brass at Microsoft, Google, and HP may not say it in so many words, but Apple remains their shining beacon
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Ad industry to Web: Trust us, we're lying

October 10, 2012
You say you don't want dozens of obscure companies recording every website you visit. What are you -- a commie?
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