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Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak at Goldman Sachs Conference tomorrow

Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak at Goldman Sachs Conference tomorrow

The Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference will host Apple CEO Tim Cook for the second year in a row. Apple updated its Investor webpage today to note the addition of the conference, which will be live streamed in an audio-only format starting tomorrow at approximately 10:15 am ET. At last year's conference, Cook spoke about the tablet market and the company's growth over the years.

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Apple hires former LG OLED expert

Apple hires former LG OLED expert

In what seems like an effort to make the transition to OLED displays, Apple has hired OLED expert Dr. Lee Jeung-Jil from LG. Lee was a senior researcher of OLED screen technology at LG Display, and also worked with Samsung in the past. It seems that Apple will use Lee's expertise to develop and manufacturer OLED displays for future products.

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Apple must cut costs says ex-CEO amid plastic iPhone rumors

Apple must cut costs says ex-CEO amid plastic iPhone rumors

Apple has made squeezing the supply chain an art-form, but the company must "adapt" to a world where budget handsets are gaining traction, former CEO John Sculley claims, amid whispers of a more affordable plastic-bodied iPhone. "Apple needs to adapt to a very different world" Sculley told Bloomberg Television, The Washington Post reports, arguing that the Cupertino firm he used to helm must "dramatically rethink the supply chain and how you can make these products and do it profitably" in the face of $100 smartphones.

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Microsoft trumps Apple and Google, buys R2 Studios

Microsoft trumps Apple and Google, buys R2 Studios

Microsoft has acquired R2 Studios, a small startup that it will use to bolster the Xbox, sources have told the Wall Street Journal. In doing so, Microsoft also scored some patents that are said to concern "controlling electronic devices." Thus far, neither company have made any official statements about the acquisition, and the price paid has not been revealed.

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Apple, Google & Microsoft tipped in talks with ex-Slingbox chief’s home automation firm

Apple, Google & Microsoft tipped in talks with ex-Slingbox chief’s home automation firm

Apple, Google, and Microsoft are all believed to be circling home automation startup R2 Studios with potential acquisition in mind, as each weighs a push in the growing wired-home market. Established in 2011 by Slingbox founder Blake Krikorian, R2 Studios so far has a single product out - an Android app intended to turn phones and tablets into a universal remote for Crestron home automation kit - but according to the WSJ's sources has already caught the attention of some industry heavyweights.

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Apple HDTV tipped to include 3D Imaging Magic

Apple HDTV tipped to include 3D Imaging Magic

It would appear that the next-generation Apple TV set that's been rumored for many, many moons may well be coming with a bang - a 3D imaging bang that's more than twice its worth in bucks. It's being reported today by analysts at Morgan Stanley that Apple will not just be bringing a full-fledged TV set to the market very soon, but that it could very well be bringing with it a barrage of next-generation context-aware or otherwise 3D sensitive technology. This set of suggestions comes from a combination of a rather "ripe" market for an "iTV" product and the fact that Apple has filed a lovely collection of patents over the past set of years that together would create a magical device ready for hot sales and an imminent release.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks competition, addresses Samsung ad

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks competition, addresses Samsung ad

You've probably already seen Samsung's infamous iPhone-mocking TV advertisement that pokes fun at the Apple fanboys waiting in line for the next iPhone, yet Samsung touts that "the next best thing is already here." The ad ended up being named the most viral tech ad of 2012, but what does Apple CEO Tim Cook think about it? During his first TV interview since becoming CEO, Cook sat down with NBC's Brian Williams to discuss competition.

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Apple TV “an area of intense interest” teases Tim Cook

Apple TV “an area of intense interest” teases Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook has dropped a heavy-handed hint about its plans for an Apple television, revealing that the TV segment is "an area of intense interest" for the company. "When I go into my living room and turn on the TV, I feel like I have gone backwards in time by 20 to 30 years" Cook told NBC News, though refused to comment any more specifically, saying "I can’t say more than that."

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