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Peter Burrows

I've covered the high-tech industry since 1989. Since joining Business Week's Silicon Valley bureau in 1995, I've covered Apple, Cisco, Microsoft and a broad range of markets, companies, people and technology trends.



A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

Hand(s) On With the New iPad Mini

A few hours ago, I got the chance to play with the newest member of the Apple family — the iPad mini. My first impressions: It’s really light and really appealing, but it also feels a bit like a tweener....

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

Live-Blogging From the Apple Event

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California. Please refresh your browser every few minutes to see my updates. 11:11 a.m. Cook is back on stage and has wrapped up. Now it’s off...

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

Should Apple Rebrand the iPod Touch as a New iPad?

iPhone 5, iPad mini. iPhone 5, iPad mini. They’re all you hear about. It’s almost as if the reliable old iPod Touch no longer existed. Maybe it shouldn’t — at least in name. A couple of Apple analysts said the...

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