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Apple hasn’t lost its appetite for chips!

April 29th, 2009 Comments off

It’s becoming clear that Apple has a growing interest in chip technology. Since it’s partnerships in the late 80s and early 90s resulting in advanced versions of the ARM family of CPUs Apple has continued to dabble in chip design. Recently this “hobby” has become a more tangiblestrategyfor Cupertino, with the acquisition last year of PA Semi and the hiring of chip “gurus” from both IBM and ATI. Read more…

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Microsoft to Launch iPhone Rival on Verizon Early Next Year? – Mac Rumors

April 28th, 2009 Comments off

Oh I can’t wait.  This is going to be hilarious!!!  ZunePhone – ROAR.

Microsoft to Launch iPhone Rival on Verizon Early Next Year? – Mac Rumors.

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EFF slaps Apple back for heavy-handed DMCA suit

April 27th, 2009 Comments off

So one of Bill Clinton’s less well thought through acts (apart from those involving blue cocktail dresses) was the DigitalMillenniumCopyright Act (DMCA). Apart from suffering the fate of having the all toocliché “Millennium” in its name, it suffers from being too broad, too vague and too encroaching on well established pieces of case law like fair use and reverse engineering. Read more…

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IBM’s Papermaster finally gets to be Apple’s iPhone master

April 27th, 2009 Comments off

Apple can finally welcome one of its newest employees in waiting. Mark Papermaster is at last allowed to take up his position with the company. Much delayed by theshenanigansIBM decided to pull by claiming that his choice to join Cupertino in some way damaged their oh so buoyant CPU business. Read more…

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