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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: March 28, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: March 28, 2012

Happy Wednesday, everyone. As we wrap up the middle of the week, here's a run-down of what made news today. First off, Verizon's 4G LTE Jetpack hotspot is launching on April 12. In the world of other smartphone platforms, AT&T has confirmed that the Windows Phone Tango update is coming soon. And finally, whether or not it's an iPhone, if you have an Apple product and you live in the US, you are now officially part of the majority. 50% of US households have an Apple device.

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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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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: March 26, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: March 26, 2012

Happy Monday, everyone. Hopefully you all had a very restful weekend and are eager to catch up on all the tech news that happened today. Even if your weekend was less than restful, we've still got major news. For starters, T-Mobile is hiking up its unlimited, 5 GB, and 10 GB data prices. Yikes. And we all know how important mobile data is these days. That's why the new iPad can apparently last 25 hours as an LTE hotspot

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Tim Cook visits China for “greater investment”

Tim Cook visits China for “greater investment”

The world's most heavily populated country has has Tim Cook as its guest this past week, Apple assuring Chinese officials from Beijing that they would be investing further in the country as it opens up to the mobile world. This visit is not the first time Apple has been in the country, of course, with both parts factories and sales hitting the news headlines for quite a few months now. Apple's few retail stores in China have blossomed in the short time they've been there, with Cook's visit coming amid promises that the successful retail model Apple has in the USA will expand to China past their initial "test phase."

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Apple conference call to be held concerning excess cash

Apple conference call to be held concerning excess cash

Apple CEO Tim Cook has admitted his company has too much cash lying around. Way too much. In fact, it has nearly $100 billion just resting in the bank. Cook has said that it's unncessary to have that much dough without doing anything with it. He noted that it should be spent on advancing the company. Apparently is has come up with a solution.

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iCloud gains 15 million users in 21 days

iCloud gains 15 million users in 21 days

Apple CEO Tim Cook offered up details on how iCloud is doing at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference. iCloud was one of several topics Cook talked about during the conference. He also talked about working conditions at factories building Apple products in China along with the philosophy of Apple. Cook gave up a few tidbits about iCloud that were very interesting.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Although, based on the fact that it's the evening and you're reading this, perhaps it isn't such a joyous occasion for you. Luckily, we have a tip for you - start playing Words With Friends. Yeah, apparently 1 in 10 Words With Friends players end up hooking up with someone they've played against on the popular social game. So get out there and start practicing your mad word skills.

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Apple’s Tim Cook shows the incredible growth rate of the iPad

Apple’s Tim Cook shows the incredible growth rate of the iPad

Do you know how many iPads have been sold since the brand's inception just a couple years ago? Tim Cook does, and he revealed at today's Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference that the number is around 55 million. It took three years for the iPhone to sell that many units, and a whopping 22 years before that many Mac computers were sold.

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Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Today in an interview / keynote speech with investors at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2012, Tim Cook answered many questions on Apple, including on his position in the company. What Cook has done and will do in the very near future was spoken about and explained in short, Cook coming across very much as the man who's not only in charge of Apple, but in love with its culture as well. Cook would not, as it said "permit the slow undoing of it" simply because that wasn't a possibility because Apple is a company he believes in so deeply.

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Tim Cook “can’t live without” his Apple TV

Tim Cook “can’t live without” his Apple TV

Apple represented themselves with Tim Cook speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week, he speaking of the Apple TV saying that he simply cannot imagine life without it. In addition, Cook addressed the fact that he'd previously called the Apple TV a "hobby" saying that yes, it is a hobby, but that Apple doesn't do hobbies - saying that it's only considered a hobby because it's part of such a small market compared to the Mac and iOS markets. Mobile and desktop still reign supreme, ladies and gentlemen.

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