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Apple's Tim Cook Talks of Retail Expansion in China

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — For Apple, greater China has been one of its fastest growing markets for iPhone sales, so the company wants to more than double its presence there. Timothy D. Cook, Apple's chief executive, said in an interview with Sina, the Chinese media outlet, on Thursday that Apple planned to open 25 new retail stores in greater China over the next two years, adding to the 15 stores it currently operates in the region.

AT&T Profit Drops, but Customers Stay With the Carrier

nytimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO - AT&T, the second-largest phone carrier in the United States, is holding on to its customers in the middle of a fierce price-cutting among wireless industry competitors. But it may have sacrificed some profit to keep those subscribers in the fold.

Verizon Reports Higher Profit During a Price-Cutting War

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Amid a price-cutting war in the American wireless industry, the Verizon juggernaut keeps growing, even though its prices are generally higher. Verizon Communications on Tuesday said it had added about 1.5 million new wireless customers. Most of those new customers were tablet owners signing up for Verizon's data plans.

iPhone 6 models propels Apple profit to record

bostonglobe.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Sales of iPhones, including the new, big-screen iPhone 6 models released last month, helped carry Apple to a record-breaking quarter, with $8.5 billion in profit, the company said Monday. The company's profit for its fiscal fourth quarter was 13.3 percent higher than the same quarter a year ago.

China Attack Aims at Apple iCloud Storage Service

nytimes.com — HONG KONG - For Apple in China, trouble seems to be the new normal. Cybersecurity monitoring groups and security experts said on Monday that Apple's online data storage service, known as iCloud, was the target of a new attack that sought to steal users' passwords and then spy on their activities.

Apple’s iPhone Sales Drive Record Profit

nytimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's biggest cash cow, the iPhone, is gaining weight. Sales of iPhones, including the new, big-screen iPhone 6 models released last month, helped carry Apple to a record-breaking quarter, with $8.5 billion in profit, the company said on Monday.

Drake Attends Kentucky's Big Blue Madness, Brings Lint Roller and Air Balls 3

bleacherreport.com — Drake claims he's " always" been a Kentucky fan. On Friday, he continued to show his support for the Wildcats at their Big Blue Madness event, an open practice for both the men's and women's teams. The rapper greeted every single Kentucky player before entering Rupp Arena.

Cavs' Tristan Thompson Kisses Sideline Reporter During Interview

bleacherreport.com — Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson is gaining more and more confidence each year he's in the NBA. That confidence can be seen on the court and in interviews. During a sideline interview with Fox Sports, Thompson planted a wet one on unsuspecting reporter Allie Clifton.

8-Year-Old with Down Syndrome Gets to Score Touchdown in High School Game

bleacherreport.com — Gabe White, an eight-year-old with Down syndrome, loves watching his older brother play JV football for the Rhinelander Hodags. On Thursday night, Gabe got his chance to suit up. After a game against Mosinee High School, both teams remained on the field for one more play.

Texas Tech Coach Tubby Smith Crashes Motorcycle During School's 'Showtime' Event

bleacherreport.com — It's that time of the year when schools try to hype up their fans for college basketball season. On Friday night, we all saw Drake's big entrance to Kentucky's Big Blue Madness event with a lint roller. Not to be outdone, Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith came flying in on a motorcycle as Shaft to the school's Showtime event.
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Oct 22, 2014

RT @ohwheezers: I witnessed a man falling off the Embarcadero BART platform! He got back in, almost got hit by the train!Embarcadero BART is out of service!

Oct 22, 2014

RT @SFWeekly: BREAKING: Person under BART train at Embarcadero station ow.ly/DbRZi

Oct 20, 2014

Cook admits Apple is lumping Apple Watch sales into the "other" section partly because he doesn't want rivals looking closely at it.

Oct 20, 2014

In development: Blowing past expectations, Apple reports $8.5 billion in profit for its fiscal fourth quarter nytimes.com/2014/10/21/tec…

Oct 16, 2014

Apple depicted last iPad Air as thin as a pencil. New iPad Air 2 is as thin as a pencil shaved thinner by a laser. That's a mouthful.

Oct 16, 2014

Craig Federighi, in a tongue in cheek way, refers to early criticism of iOS 8 as "feedback, which leads us to improvements." Crowd chuckles.

Oct 15, 2014

#tbt (ok it's not Thursday yet, but close enough): When the Apple Store leaked the Power Mac G5 in 2003 hintsforums.macworld.com/showthread.php…

Oct 15, 2014

In Thursday's @nytimes: Apple is set to unveil new iPads with fingerprint sensors and a thinner iPad Air nytimes.com/2014/10/16/tec…

Oct 11, 2014

RT @peterlattman: "I think it’s theft, and it’s lazy.” At VF confab, Apple's Jonny Ive harshes on the "Apple of China." @bxchen nyti.ms/1yldWYc

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