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A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose’s Altera

San Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.

06/01/2015

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San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot Program

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.

10/22/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple Reports Record 39.3M iPhone Sales In 3rd Quarter, iPad Sales Down 13 Percent

Excitement for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models drove sales of a record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, boosting the company’s earnings and revenue well above expectations.

10/20/2014

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Images Of New Apple iPads Leaked Onto iTunes Store Ahead Of Thursday’s Announcement

One day before Apple is expected to unveil their latest iPads, screenshots of the devices have already appeared early on iTunes.

10/15/2014

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Larry Magid: Laptops Here To Stay For Some L.A. Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District is making a change to its program to provide every student with an iPad. The district will now let some high school students get laptops instead.

06/30/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Legislation Requiring Kill Switch On Mobile Devices

This comes as according to state Senator Mark Leno, Apple has switched from being opposed to a kill switch measure, to being neutral on the issue.

05/07/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple, Samsung Renew Patent Dispute With Latest Court Battle

The world’s two leading smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.

03/31/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad

Apple Reportedly Cuts Cost To Make iPad Air By 13%

Apple seems to have trimmed the bill for making its latest iPad along with the tablet computer’s width and weight.

11/05/2013

Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad

Larry Magid: First Impressions Of Apple’s iPad Air

Apple officially began selling its new iPad Air to customers on Friday. I was at the Apple Store in Palo Alto and while the store was somewhat crowded, there were no lines out front.

11/01/2013

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