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One is the loneliest number. Apple shareholders have certainly realized that Steve Jobs is a lonely man at the top of the company as the stock price dropped about 6.5 percent in price, losing around twenty billion in market cap, on January 18th. The price drop was in response to a note […]

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iPhone “Jailbreaking” is Fair Use

On August 2, 2010 By

Every three years, the U.S. Copyright Office reviews the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and issues opinions on how it should be interpreted. The most talked about exception the Office recently released is its ruling on the legality of “jailbreaking” an iPhone. Much to Apple’s dismay, jailbreaking an iPhone is fair use, which […]

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Apple Announces New Rules for App Makers

On April 20, 2010 By

Want to know the name of that song playing on the radio? There’s an app for that. Want to take care of an electronic pet all day? There’s an app for that. Want a burrito waiting for you at Chipotle when you run in to grab it? You guessed it — there’s an […]

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According to EdibleApple, former Palm CEO recently claimed that in a 2007 meeting, Apple’s Steve Jobs proposed an unusual hiring freeze. The freeze would have prevented either company from hiring the other’s former employees.

Apple apparently wanted the agreement to prevent former employees from taking too much when they left. However, Apple wanted […]

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Another iPhone App Banned from the App Store

On May 26, 2009 By

Apple recently banned an e-book reading application called Eucalyptus from the iPhone app store. Eucalyptus doesn’t actually contain any books, but it allows users to retrieve classic books in the public domain from Project Gutenberg. Apple banned the seemingly harmless app because one of the books archived at Project Gutenberg and therefore retrievable […]

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