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|Oracle pulls Java 6 plug; Apple patches OS X Snow Leopard|
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|Computerworld Macintosh: March 05, 2013|
Oracle pulls Java 6 plug, but Apple likely to keep patching OS X Snow Leopard
Apple on Monday patched Java 6 for OS X, following Oracle's lead and quashing a
browser plug-in vulnerability that hackers have been exploiting.
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IN THIS ISSUE
1. Wind turbine repair techs use iPod Touches from precarious perches
2. U.S. Mac sales make small rebound
3. Apple slashes iMac shipping delays to 1-3 days
4. Apple, Samsung and Google under fire at Mobile World Congress
5. Microsoft exec refuses to be drawn out on Office for iPad
6. Video -- MWC2013: iPhone 5, Macbooks get wireless charging
7. Federal judge orders Apple to pay $363K daily to patent-holding firm VirnetX
8. Top tech companies plug into renewable power
9. Prominent Apple fellow goes to work for Motorola
10. Tablet Wars: Microsoft Surface RT v. Apple iPad
11. Judge lowers Apple's $1B Samsung award, orders partial retrial
12. MWC: Dropbox CEO criticises Apple cloud lock-in
13. Twitter pulls plug on TweetDeck for Android, iPhone
14. Jonny Evans: Is our children learning? The Apple effect
15. Preston Gralla: Want to be a billionaire? Work for Microsoft, Google, Facebook, or Wal-Mart but not Apple
16. Jonny Evans: UK judge who questioned Apple's integrity gets a job with Samsung
17. Preston Gralla: Microsoft, Apple, and Google agree: The federal ban against gay marriage must go
18. Jonny Evans: Opinion: Google Glass won't match the hype
19. Jonny Evans: Apple plans August iPhone 5S and 'low-cost' iPhone releases, reports claim
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Wind turbine repair techs use iPod Touches from precarious perches
Off-the-shelf consumer handheld computers are showing up in some of the most
precarious of workplaces.
U.S. Mac sales make small rebound
Apple's U.S. retail Mac sales were up for the first month of the quarter, but
not to the extent recently claimed by a Wall Street analyst, the NPD Group said
Apple slashes iMac shipping delays to 1-3 days
Over the weekend, Apple improved supplies of its new iMacs in the U.S. and
several other markets.
Apple, Samsung and Google under fire at Mobile World Congress
Mobile World Congress showed that Apple, Samsung and Google are still the
smartphone industry leaders, but upstart and would-be has-been companies are
Microsoft exec refuses to be drawn out on Office for iPad
Microsoft's top Office executive, Kurt DelBene, yesterday dodged questions about
plans to bring its lucrative suite to Apple's iPad.
Video -- MWC2013: iPhone 5, Macbooks get wireless charging
Duracell Powermat introduced wireless charging options for the iPhone 5, Macbook
and Samsung Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Follow reporter
Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb
Federal judge orders Apple to pay $363K daily to patent-holding firm VirnetX
A Texas federal judge denied Apple's move to reduce last year's $368 million
jury verdict in a patent infringement case it lost, and ordered the Cupertino,
Calif. company to pay more than $363, 000 daily in interest and damages until a
final judgment is awarded, the plaintiff said today.
Top tech companies plug into renewable power
Leading tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are making huge inroads
in the use of renewable energy for corporate facilities and data centers, but
cost and delivery challenges remain.
Prominent Apple fellow goes to work for Motorola
Guy Kawasaki, venture capitalist and former Apple chief evangelist, announced
this week that he has taken on advisory work for Motorola Mobility - which is
owned by rival Google.
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Tablet Wars: Microsoft Surface RT v. Apple iPad
The Microsoft Surface running Windows RT is just about everything you'd want in
a tablet, but how does it stack up against the market leader, the Apple iPad?
Judge lowers Apple's $1B Samsung award, orders partial retrial
A judge has ordered a partial retrial in Apple's patent lawsuit against Samsung
in California, and has cut hundreds of millions of dollars from the $1 billion
in damages that Apple was awarded last summer.
MWC: Dropbox CEO criticises Apple cloud lock-in
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston has warned against buying into cloud services offered
by mobile device manufacturers and network operators, claiming that consumers
and businesses can easily become locked in.
Twitter pulls plug on TweetDeck for Android, iPhone
Twitter will end support for TweetDeck on the iPhone and Android in order to
focus solely on browser-based versions for those platforms. And it is also
apparently dumping Facebook.
Jonny Evans: Is our children learning? The Apple effect
How children are educated, enabled and empowered to understand what's around
helps determine the future of any nation. Investment in education is investment
in the seeds of future prosperity, and technology is playing an active part in
this, with Apple solutions leading the way.
Preston Gralla: Want to be a billionaire? Work for Microsoft, Google, Facebook, or Wal-Mart but not Apple
If your goal in life is to be a billionaire, start making out your job
application to Microsoft, Google, Facebook, or Wal-Mart. In the most recent list
of billionaires compiled by Forbes, six are are associated with Google, five
with Wal-Mart, four with Facebook, and three Microsoft.As for Apple, there's
only a single billionaire, Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs' widow.
Jonny Evans: UK judge who questioned Apple's integrity gets a job with Samsung
One of the UK Judges who got global attention when he declared Apple
should publish a UK press ad and website page saying Samsung did not copy its
products has found himself a new job -- working for Samsung, FOSS Patents
Preston Gralla: Microsoft, Apple, and Google agree: The federal ban against gay marriage must go
Microsoft, Apple, Google, and other tech giants rarely agree on anything. But
they all agree on this: The Supreme Court should rule that the Defense of
Marriage Act (DOMA), which for federal purposes defines marriage as only being
between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.
Jonny Evans: Opinion: Google Glass won't match the hype
Read the gushing Google Glass praise and you might believe there's enough
people who care. Look at the slight excitement surrounding the speculated
Apple iWatch and it seems pundits prefer Google's goggles, but will the public
agree? I don't think so. There's just too much that's wrong with Google's idea.
Jonny Evans: Apple plans August iPhone 5S and 'low-cost' iPhone releases, reports claim
Apple intends introducing the iPhone 5S and "low-cost" iPhone this summer with
next-gen iPads scheduled to ship sooner, reports claim. The company is preparing
to introduce the iPhone 5S (most likely) in August.
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