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Apple CEO Tim Cook to make opening speech at D10

Apple CEO Tim Cook to make opening speech at D10

AllThingsD has just announced that its 10th annual D: All Things Digital conference will be kicking off with an opening speech by Apple CEO Tim Cook. This will be his first speaking appearance at a non-Apple event since taking the throne at the Cupertino company following the passing of former Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs last year.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China’s vice premier

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China’s vice premier

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in China this week, meeting with the country's leadership to discuss intellectual property issues and to strengthen ties for greater cooperation, according to a report by the WSJ. Cook met with China Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday at Zhongnanhai, a location reserved for visiting foreign dignitaries.

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Analyst Rob Enderle’s HP Apple CEO article deconstructed

Analyst Rob Enderle’s HP Apple CEO article deconstructed

While it's not our job to fight stupid on the internet, in this case, SlashGear felt the need to step in. Rob Enderle is presently a columnist for TechNewsWorld and owns Enderle Group, a tech consultancy for personal gadgets and trends. This week he wrote an article entitled "Meg Whitman vs. Tim Cook by the Numbers" which we'll be dissecting here piece by piece.

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Acer CEO speaks of massive Ultrabooks shipments for 2012

Acer CEO speaks of massive Ultrabooks shipments for 2012

This month we've gotten quite a helping of awesome showings from Acer in the mobile category, but more important than that, so their CEO says, is Ultrabooks, and how many of them they'll be shipping inside 2012. Because of how well the manufacturer did with their first Ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S3, they plan on really rolling out the shipments and the subsequent sales of their newest and most fabulous tiny monster, the Aspire S5. This is that tiny sliver of an Ultrabook you saw the day before CES 2012 this year, the one we got hands-on time with (also shown in this post.)

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Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony has acquired the movie rights to Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs and is reportedly pursuing screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to turn the book into a script for the big screen. Sorkin not only has several acclaimed works under his belt but also seems especially fit for the part since he had recently won an Academy Award for his work on the movie about Facebook called The Social Network.

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Apple retail stores to close Wednesday during Steve Jobs memorial

Apple retail stores to close Wednesday during Steve Jobs memorial

According to the WSJ, two sources familiar with the situation revealed that Apple will be briefly closing down some of its retail stores on Wednesday during the company's internal Steve Jobs memorial ceremony scheduled for the morning of October 19. The ceremony is open only to Apple employees and will take place at the outdoor amphitheater on the Infinite Loop campus.

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Apple to celebrate Steve Jobs’ life on October 19

Apple to celebrate Steve Jobs’ life on October 19

Apple CEO Tim Cook has reportedly sent out an email to employees to inform them of a planned celebration of Steve Jobs' life on Wednesday, October 19. The internal memorial ceremony will be held in the outdoor ampitheater of Apple's Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino and will start at 10am.

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HP officially names Meg Whitman as new President and CEO

HP officially names Meg Whitman as new President and CEO

It's official. All the rumblings yesterday afternoon and this morning about the ousting of HP CEO Leo Apotheker are now confirmed. HP has just issued a press release announcing the appointment of former EBay CEO Meg Whitman as its new president and CEO. Apotheker, after only less than 11 short months leading HP, will now have to resign from his position and as a director of the company.

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HP’s board was a dysfunctional mess when they hired Apotheker

HP’s board was a dysfunctional mess when they hired Apotheker

According to the NY Times, who spoke with several of HP's current and former directors, when current and soon-to-be-ousted CEO Leo Apotheker was hired last year almost no board member even bothered to meet him. Apparently, HP's board was one big dysfunctional mess and in the words of a former HP director Tom Perkins: "It has got to be the worst board in the history of business."

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