New York Times technology reporter / Author of Always On / @WIRED alum

Verizon Reports Higher Profit During a Price-Cutting War — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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.

Royals Fan Will Get Unicorn Tattoo with Players' Faces for World Series Tickets — People will do some crazy things for World Series tickets. Just ask Kansas City Royals fan Jeremy Scheuch. Scheuch has been tweeting at Royals stars Billy Butler, Eric Hosmer and Jeremy Guthrie asking for admission into the Fall Classic. In return, the K.C. diehard will get a personalized unicorn tattoo on his posterior.

Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 — CUPERTINO, Calif. - In reaction to declining sales of tablet computing devices, Apple 's chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, recently remarked that tablets had hit a "speed bump" that was nothing to be concerned about. Now Apple is trying to accelerate past the bump.
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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…

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…

Oct 15, 2014

In Thursday's @nytimes: Apple is set to unveil new iPads with fingerprint sensors and a thinner iPad Air…

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

Oct 10, 2014

How much do people care about new iPads vs. new iPhones? Some fun analysis with Google search queries:…

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