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McGraw-Hill CEO “mistakenly interpreted” on iPad; never part of launch keynote

McGraw-Hill CEO “mistakenly interpreted” on iPad; never part of launch keynote

Despite speculation that McGraw-Hill were unceremoniously yanked from Apple's iPad launch this week, the publisher maintains that not only that they were never intended to be included, but that they were "never in a position to confirm details about the device ahead of time."  While it was widely reported that the publisher's CEO, Terry McGraw, prematurely announced details about the touchscreen slate while being interviewed on CNBC, McGraw-Hill have a different recollection of that, too; according to Steven Weiss, VP of corporate communications, McGraw only made "speculative comments about Apple's pending launch" that were "mistakenly interpreted ... as being more specific to [the iPad's] announcement."

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McGraw-Hill dumped from iPad keynote over loose-lipped CEO?

McGraw-Hill dumped from iPad keynote over loose-lipped CEO?

Steve Jobs proudly announced five publisher partners for the iPad's new iBooks app yesterday -Penguin, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, MacMillan and Hachett Book Group - but according to Apple insiders one print heavyweight was conspicuously missing.  McGraw-Hill was unceremoniously dropped from the keynote, after CES Harold McGraw III prematurely spilt the iPad beans earlier in the week.

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Apple Keynote Speech Looms, but Tablet May Still Be Missing [Updated]

Apple Keynote Speech Looms, but Tablet May Still Be Missing [Updated]

Two years ago, Apple showed off the iPod Touch at an event much like the one that's supposedly happening around September 7th, and let's not forget the remodelling of the iPod Nano. But this time around, the rumor-mill is working in over time, and in standard Apple fashion, they're not providing any kind of answers yet. They haven't even cemented the idea of an event, or its exact date. So, what should we expect? A tablet? Something worth far less fanfare?

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SlashGear Apple Macworld Keynote 2009 Liveblog started!

SlashGear Apple Macworld Keynote 2009 Liveblog started!

It's Tuesday morning, it's almost 9am PST, and that can only mean one thing: the SlashGear Macworld 2009 Apple Keynote Liveblog is about to begin.  We're already at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, waiting to go in; there's no Steve Jobs this time, but that hasn't reduced attendance with a big queue of journalists.  You can follow all the news at the SlashGear Liveblog: http://live.slashgear.com/

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No Steve Jobs at this year’s Macworld Keynote and no Apple at next year’s Macworld Expo

No Steve Jobs at this year’s Macworld Keynote and no Apple at next year’s Macworld Expo

There's bad news and then there's really bad news for Macworld Expo.  Apple announced today that this is the last year the company will exhibit at Macworld Expo.  And the really bad news is that Steve Jobs will not deliver the upcoming keynotes!  How's that's that for a double whammy of bad news?  Taking Jobs place is Philip Schiller, Apple senior vice president of worldwide product marketing.

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