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Done Deal: Apple Confirms It Acquired Israeli 3D Sensor Company PrimeSense | TechCrunch

Well, it’s about time. After months of speculation and persistent rumors, Apple today confirmed that it indeed acquired Israeli 3D sensor company Primesense, as first reported by AllThingsD. Early reports pegged the transaction as costing Cupertino between $300 and $350 million, but ATD claims the figure was closer to $360 million and anyone hoping Apple […]

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Siri, Google Now, and the End of Apps

Siri, Google Now, and the End of Apps | MIT Technology Review.

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IBM Salutes Apple by Declaring the PC Era Over

Of all the companies to turn on the PC, you’d think ol’ Big Blue would be last. But no, it looks like one of the engineers who helped design IBM’s very first personal computer three decades ago is celebrating the anniversary (this Friday, August 12th) by announcing something of a paradigm shift: his main computer’s now […]

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Apple Opens iCloud to Developers, May Be Planning Google Docs/Office 365 Competitor – ReadWriteCloud

Apple today opened iCloud.com beta to members of the iOS and Mac developer programs. 9to5Mac was the first to report the opening, and also noticed that Apple may be including a Google Docs/Microsoft Office 365 style Web-based document editing service. The page contains a teaser for iCloud iWork, which says “iCloud stores your documents and […]

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Apple’s New Rules Prompt More E-Readers to Build HTML5 Apps

“Everybody loses” with the enforcement of Apple’s new in-app payment rules, argues The Atlantic Wire’s Rebecca Greenfield in a post chronicling how consumers, e-reader companies and perhaps even Apple might suffer. As we wrote about yesterday, Apple made the move over the weekend to enforce e-reader apps’ compliance with its new in-app payment rules, prompting […]

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