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Apple

Among the many announcements at the Apple event earlier today, including new Nanos and headphones and colours and the Genius auto-playlist feature -- all of which was obsessively live-blogged and Twittered by legions of bloggers -- came the news that NBC shows had returned to the iTunes store, many of them in high-definition. It was…

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According to an article in Information Week, the Apple clone-maker known as Psystar Systems is counter-suing Apple, claiming that the computer company uses illegal tactics to protect its market share in personal computers, including anti-competitive measures that are prohibited by the Sherman Act, a key piece of U.S. anti-trust legislation. Among other things, the clone-maker…

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As John Paczkowski at All Things Digital has noted, Apple's market capitalization passed Google's today, closing at $158.8-billion to Google's $157.2-billion (as Senator Everett Dirksen is reported to have said, "a billion here and a billion there, pretty soon you're talking real money"). Of course, as my friend Paul Kedrosky notes, Apple's market value has…

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At the risk of inciting the Apple faithful and iPhone devotees, I can't help but note that the recent shenanigans with the App Store are more than a little disturbing. As Don Reisinger at Mashable notes, the store belongs to Apple, and therefore the company can do whatever it wants -- including removing apps without…

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Ever since Apple's co-founder, CEO and resident visionary Steven P. Jobs showed up at the Apple developers' forum looking like a stick figure in a turtleneck, there has been talk about whether he is suffering from a recurrence of the pancreatic cancer he was diagnosed with in 2004. The latest return to that theme is…

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