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Mac spyware infiltrates popular download sites

A spyware application that surreptitiously scans chat logs and hard drives of unsuspecting Mac users has found its way onto three of the more popular download sites, security researchers said Tuesday. Dubbed OSX/OpinionSpy, the spyware is distributed through software available on sites including Softpedia, MacUpdate, and …
Dan Goodin, 1 Jun 2010

Apple's Q4 'most profitable quarter ever'

Apple has once again run the recession's undershorts up the flagpole during its fiscal fourth quarter 2009. Record sales of iPhones and Macs helped Cupertino's profits soar 46 per cent in the quarter compared to the same period a year ago. Revenue also increased 25 per cent in the quarter over last year. Apple describes the …
Austin Modine, 20 Oct 2009

25 years of Mac - the good, the bad, and the cheese grater

Opinion On Saturday, January 24th, the Apple Macintosh turns 25. Over the short history of personal computing, no machine has inspired so much love and so much loathing, so many fanatical fans and so many frothing detractors. And so many opinions. So very many opinions. No doubt, you have your own. And I have mine. Here, I give you …
Rik Myslewski, 24 Jan 2009
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Orwellian Apple ad celebrates 25th birthday

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Apple's iconic 1984 TV ad. And no, we haven't got our math wrong. Apple's introduction to the Macintosh - widely hailed by the overly-excitable as one of the greatest advertisements in the history of television - did not debut during the nationwide TV feeding frenzy of the 1984 Super Bowl. …
Cade Metz, 15 Dec 2008

The Apple Armada - Still worthy of the Jolly Roger?

Mac Report Card, Part Two In August 1983, Steve Capps of Apple's original Macintosh Division famously hoisted a pirate flag over his team's Cupertino building to embody Steve Jobs's dictum that "It's better to be a pirate than join the navy." From that day forward, members of the Mac community have been a little feistier, a little more insular, a little …
Rik Myslewski, 24 Nov 2008

25 years of Macintosh - the Apple Computer report card

Part One In two short months, Apple's Macintosh will turn 25 years old. My, how tempus doth fugit. To mark the awesome inevitability of January 24, 2009 following January 24, 1984 after exactly one quarter-century, tech pundits will bloviate, Apple-bashers will execrate, and Jobsian fanboyz will venerate the munificence that flows …

Former Apple lawyer to pay $2.2m for cooking books

The former top lawyer at Apple has agreed to pay $2.2m to settle federal charges she illegally cooked the company's financial books to conceal backdated stock options issued to CEO Steve Jobs and other top executives. Nancy Heinen, Apple's former general counsel, also agreed to be barred for five years from serving as an …
Dan Goodin, 14 Aug 2008

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