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A former Apple designer is crowdfunding his Atelier Playing Cards.

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A former Apple designer is crowdfunding his Atelier Playing Cards.

How to Sell Playing Cards, Apple-Style

Apple’s product design team has specialized in making complex things — digital music, mobile phones, computers — seem simple. Robert Padbury, a former Apple user interface designer, wants to apply that design philosophy to something that’s already pretty simple: playing...

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No Longer a Reader? Tribune Wants You to Listen to the News

While consumers may be reading daily newspapers less, one morning habit hasn’t changed: the commute. Now, the Tribune Co.’s innovation and technology unit wants drivers and bus riders to listen to audio versions of its stories. Newsbeat, the first major consumer...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the iPad event in San Francisco.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the iPad event in San Francisco.

Live From the Apple IPad Event

Updates from the Apple event in San Francisco are in Pacific Time. 11:23 a.m.  That’s a wrap. My initial take: I miss those days when Apple had big surprises to show. Today, the big news is a new name for...

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

Twitter Ranks 5th in Engineer Pay Behind Google and Yahoo: Study

Plenty of Twitter employees can look forward to becoming paper millionaires when the company goes public, but for now, engineers at Google and Yahoo! take home bigger paychecks on average. Twitter ranks fifth in engineer pay with an average of...

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Apple unveils the iPhone 5C, a plastic model that comes in various colors, along with the iPhone 5S.

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Apple unveils the iPhone 5C, a plastic model that comes in various colors, along with the iPhone 5S.

Live From the Apple IPhone Event

Updates from the Apple event in Cupertino, California, are in Pacific time. 11:29 a.m.  Ok, that’s it. Show’s over. Thanks for following along. 11:22 a.m.  Apple shares are getting beaten up, down below $500. Clearly, the market was hoping for more...

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NY Times’ Brian Stelter on the Future of Television: ‘The Inside Scoop’ Podcast on Media Industry

In this week’s episode of The Inside Scoop: Podcast on the Media Industry, New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter speaks with Bloomberg’s Edmund Lee and Alex Sherman about his career, hosting CNN’s Reliable Sources, the future of local newspapers,...

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There's a growing rivalry between traditional TV programmers and technology giants over the delivery of content over the Internet.

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There's a growing rivalry between traditional TV programmers and technology giants over the delivery of content over the Internet.

‘The Inside Scoop’ Media Podcast: Apple, Google, Intel and TV Industry

For this week’s episode of “The Inside Scoop”: We talked to Peter Kafka, who covers the media industry for technology blog AllThingsD, about the tension between traditional television programmers and technology giants such as Apple and Google, which are looking...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Allen & Co.'s conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Allen & Co.'s conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Google Getting Along Well With Apple, Schmidt Says Amid Detente

The cold war between Google and Apple is thawing. Eric Schmidt, the search provider’s executive chairman, said the companies are getting along better after they clashed over mobile software on the iPhone last year. Schmidt, who left Apple’s board in...

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