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Apple and Google take divergent paths on Wall Street

Last year, Apple was heading for a $1,000 stock price. Now it's Google, as the two tech giants battle to win the hearts and minds of users on the go and in the cloud.

By March 7, 2013

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For Black Friday, Apple favors gift cards over discounts

In an unusual twist that goes against its traditional Black Friday plans, Apple is offering gift cards up to $150 instead of straight product discounts.

By November 29, 2013

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WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts

With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.

By April 5, 2013

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Google parts ways with Apple over WebKit, launches Blink

Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.

By April 3, 2013

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Will Samsung top Apple by withholding revolutionary tech?

Samsung leads the way in the technology that will drive the next big transformation in mobile devices. Could it withhold the innovation from Apple?

By December 21, 2012

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Why Net neutrality is incompatible with 'Internet freedom'

The FCC's Net neutrality rules violate the First Amendment, argues a free-market proponent, and are thus antithetical to "Internet freedom."

By September 3, 2012

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Privacy brouhaha reveals Google's split personality

Latest Google Internet controversy highlights conflict between privacy protection and advertising demands.

By February 17, 2012

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Google reworks Go for 1.0 debut in early 2012

Go, a lower-level programming language that Google hopes will improve upon C, should be finished in a few months. Some changes are arriving now.

By November 15, 2011

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Survey: Mac users more educated, less Harley-loving

A survey of more than 388,000 people conducted by Hunch suggests not only that those with Macs are more educated, but that they are younger and eat more hummus.

By April 24, 2011

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Google shows off Web-based fractal explorer

Web Workers let the application do background processing--handy for churning through mathematical calculations such as the Mandelbrot set.

By February 2, 2011