week in review Apple kicked off the week on a roll, announcingiPads over the weekend, not counting preorders. That handily beat previous iPad launches, and put the debut of the third-generation device close to the launch of the iPhone 4S last year, from a sales perspective.
Following that announcement, and news that the company will tap its $100 billion cash pile by, Apple stock hit the $600 mark and .
But things started to heat up amid reports, including one from influential Consumer Reports, that the latest iPad runs on the warm side compared with previous models. Apple maintained that the new model's heat is "operating," and CNET Labs started running its own tests.
The maker of iPads, iPhones, and Macs will begin paying a regular dividend and will buy back stock. It plans to spend $45 billion in the first three years of its new programs.
Crowdfunding and relaxed rules for going public are highlights of new legislative package.
The FCC will be making a series of decisions over the next several months and into next year that will greatly affect how the wireless broadband market evolves
With a public beta of Photoshop CS6 arriving, Adobe is moving video editing from a sideshow to center stage, matching the real-world merging of still photography and videography.
Bloomberg reports that Microsoft will release the final version of the upcoming operating system to manufacturers this summer, leading to a pre-Christmas launch.
Seven common mistakes have led to the demise of thousands of startups, says Ben Parr. Here's what not to do.
A plan by Pakistan for a Web-filtering project prompts U.S. firms to take a stance on selling software to be used for government censorship.
There are good reasons why more sites every day look like Pinterest. Some are intentionally built to mimic the site. Others ended up with the same design for different reasons...they say.
Developers outside Google who want to build on the mobile OS's foundation should be able to stretch out and blossom. That should pay dividends for building a better Android.
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Apple co-founder says he loved Daisey's show and believes media misunderstands the actor and Apple critic. He credits Daisey with helping to prod Apple into improving working conditions in China.
Congress has sent another letter to Apple, as well as 33 mobile app developers on iOS, asking if, and how, they collect user information.
Those Angry Birds seem even angrier now that they're stuck in deep space in the latest installment for PCs, Macs, iOS, and Android.
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