Businessweek Archive

  • NVMN: Lithium Entities Picked to Gain From Shortages Created by AAPL iPad, Smartphones and Electric Cars

    SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nova Mining Corp. (OTCBB:NVMN) management celebrated the news from Barron’s on Saturday, in an article titled “Lithium Could Power Higher”, in which the author pointed out that lithium companies...

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  • FileMaker Ships More Than One Million Units of Bento for iPad, iPhone, and Mac

    FileMaker Ships More Than One Million Units of Bento for iPad, iPhone, and Mac

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FileMaker today announced it has shipped more than one million units of Bento, the top-selling personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. “With Bento on your iPad, ...

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  • A Photo of Bloomberg Businessweek’s Steve Jobs Tribute Issue Cover is Available on Business Wire’s Web Site and AP PhotoExpress

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloomberg Businessweek’s cover image for its Steve Jobs tribute issue that arrives on newsstands on Friday, October 7, 2011. Print and iPad subscribers to Bloomberg Businessweek will begin receiving the...

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  • New iPad App for Bloomberg Businessweek Launches Today in Apple App Store

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloomberg Businessweek today announced the launch of a new iPad app called Bloomberg Businessweek+ (Plus) – the first app from a major business ...

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  • Remember the college iPad ban? Yeah, not so much

    Remember the college iPad ban? Yeah, not so much

    Steve “The Animal” Wildstrom posted a follow-up to the story that colleges were banning the iPad because of some problem with connectivity? Well, they aren’t. They’re “examining” the iPad and telling students that they may not work under their networks, but they’re not banning them outright. Steve writes: As the story made the rounds, problems became outright [...]

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  • Is the iPhone getting Binged?

    Is the iPhone getting Binged?

    It seems that Apple may be inviting Microsoft's Bing into the iPhone, at least according to BusinessWeek. In what could be some sort of bluff by Apple, Microsoft is apparently in talks to make Bing the default search engine on the iPhone, supplanting Google's current position on the phone deck. This does not mention if they're moving away from Google Maps and YouTube, but by giving Microsoft the default search spot Apple could get a bit more revenue from traffic thrown at the provider.

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  • McAfee: Boogada boogada! HTML5 and Chrome OS will steal your preciouses!

    McAfee: Boogada boogada! HTML5 and Chrome OS will steal your preciouses!

    This doesn’t look dangerous As more people move away from lucrative Windows desktops (OK, more is a relative term, but it’s definitely a countable number) folks like McAfee have to find new threats for us to fear in order to ensure that we purchase their products. The latest scare? McAffee is warning us that HTML5 in Chrome [...]

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  • CrunchDeals: Peek Pronto 50% off for 24 hours thanks to BlackBerry outage

    CrunchDeals: Peek Pronto 50% off for 24 hours thanks to BlackBerry outage

    In an effort to appeal to the nerd rage caused by the recent BlackBerry outage, Peek is offering 50% off the Peek Pronto for the next 24 hours. Use discount code BBOUTAGE5 at checkout. Full e-mail from Peek with more details below:

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  • Phil Schiller Grants Interview About Apple’s App Store, Claims Devs Actually Like Approval Process

    Phil Schiller Grants Interview About Apple’s App Store, Claims Devs Actually Like Approval Process

    Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Product Marketing, is back on his one-man crusade to defend the App Store from the latest wave of criticism pointed in its direction. This time, Apple is having to battle the news of Facebook's all-star developer Joe Hewitt quitting the platform, more high profile app rejections, and the rise of Android as an increasingly viable alternative to the iPhone. Schiller has granted BusinessWeek's Arik Hesseldahl what the publication says is his first "wide-ranging interview on the matter". Unfortunately, Schiller doesn't really say anything to quell the growing unrest in the developer community — instead, he's offered some finely-tuned PR-speak that will placate the vast majority of iPhone users, who are only vaguely aware of the App Store controversies and just need a reminder that Apple is still one of the good guys. But it may only make developers angrier.

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  • What’s the best company out there? Come on, guess.

    What’s the best company out there? Come on, guess.

    Which gaming company just so happens to be the best company in the world, according to a fancy pants consulting firm?

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  • WWDC Report Card: Wired.com Grades the Apple Rumor Blogs

    WWDC Report Card: Wired.com Grades the Apple Rumor Blogs

    The blogosphere went buck wild with Apple rumors prior to this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The rumors ranged from the predictable to the wacky, with publications placing bets on everything from new iPhones to a fabled touchscreen tablet. Of course, many rumors proved to be correct while others were irrevocably wrong. Fortunately, by [...]

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  • Palm Pre promises to explode into a supernova of suck

    Palm Pre promises to explode into a supernova of suck

    The Internet - a barren wasteland full of haterage and pain and woe betide the company who wanders into its unblinking eye of malice. After saying that the Pre was an also ran last week, other interested parties have started to come out of the woodwork to predict a fiery demise for Palm's savior-phone. William Hurley, for example, writes in BusinessWeek that Palm's efforts to court developers failed early on and that the Palm's efforts will all be for naught. Here's the kidney jab:

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