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China's Top Phone Maker Is Moving Some User Data Away From Government's Prying Eyes

bloomberg.com — Xiaomi's company mascot is a stumpy bunny who wears a red-starred Chinese army hat. That sort of patriotism probably helped the startup cultivate a fervent fan base in its home country, catapulting Xiaomi past Apple and Samsung Electronics to become the No. 1 smartphone maker in China.

Apple Pay Day: Dispatch From a Post-Wallet Future

bloomberg.com — Apple released a software update for the iPhone 6 today that activates Apple Pay. The feature is designed to let users pay for stuff in stores or online by tapping their phones and authenticating the transaction using a fingerprint. Since I own an iPhone 6, I decided to see if the future has arrived.

Apple Creates an iMac Screen So Sharp There's Almost Nothing to Watch on It

bloomberg.com — Apple just released an insanely high-resolution screen with a computer inside of it. Here are the highlights of what you can do with the new iMac, according to Phil Schiller, the company's head of marketing: edit video and photos, read magazines ... um, look at the pretty app icons.

Replay of Apple's Event in 8 Images

bloomberg.com — If you missed the live stream of today's Apple event, here are 8 images that encapsulate much of what Tim Cook & Co. had to say. Also read what our colleague Tim Higgins wrote. We know that the new iPhones had a blockbuster opening weekend.

Live Blog: Apple iPad Event

businessweek.com — Welcome to our live coverage of Apple's iPhone 6 event in Cupertino, Calif. All times are in Pacific Time. Please refresh the page for updates. 8:45am Technology executives have grown familiar with a condition known as "Apple envy" ever since Steve Jobs figured out how to get the world to stop and pay attention to its every product introduction.

Taxi Companies Want You to Know Uber Gets Poor Reviews. But So Do the Taxis

bloomberg.com — The world's largest taxicab trade group sent around a press release today calling out Uber Technologies for receiving an "F" rating from the Better Business Bureau. That's true, but what the e-mail fails to mention is that many of the largest cab companies also get Fs from the BBB.

What Yahoo and Nokia's Offshore Cutbacks Tell Us About India

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! just made about $9 billion in cash from Alibaba Group's initial public offering, and investors are licking their lips at the thought of how Marissa Mayer might spend it. Snapchat? AOL? Well, here's one area you shouldn't expect her to invest in: offshoring more jobs to India.

Tribune Said to Scrap Huawei Tablet Plans Amid Software Struggle

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Tribune Co., the bankrupt owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and six other daily newspapers, has abandoned plans to develop a tablet for subscribers after struggling to make the necessary software, people with knowledge of the matter said.

The iPhone Sales Chart That Keeps Climbing for Apple

bloomberg.com — The bigger screens yielded bigger results. During the debut weekend of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple sold more than 10 million units of the larger-screen devices, the company said today. That number topped last year's record of 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units sold in the first three days of availability.

Apple's 'Fastest Rollout Ever for iPhone'? Depends on How You Measure It

bloomberg.com — If Apple keynotes feel formulaic at times, you're not imagining things. Listen for: "the fastest rollout ever." The catchphrase, coined by Steve Jobs at the iPhone 4 unveiling, has been used in most of Apple's phone presentations since then.
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Oct 23, 2014

Thanks to technology, I have no idea what anything is on my credit card statement. pic.twitter.com/cF5soz9nln

Oct 23, 2014

My mailbox is now basically just product catalogs and letters from banks saying my personal information has been compromised.

Oct 22, 2014

The world is starting to ask itself: Who do we trust more with our data—China or the U.S.? bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-2…

Oct 22, 2014

@hunterwalk no. Google demonstrated it learned its lesson from Wave by making Inbox work with email. Trying to "disrupt" email is nonsense.

Oct 22, 2014

@schwanksta we have IM and group chat. It's called IB for Instant Bloomberg.

Oct 21, 2014

Marissa Mayer's predecessors prided themselves on closing acquired products. Marissa's thing is closing offices. Not sure which is worse.

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