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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.

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Apple patches OS X to protect against POODLE

Apple has issued a security update for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion meant to protect Macs against possible POODLE attacks.

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Lenovo-Moto deal's impact on Apple? Zip

Analysts just don't see any new threat to Apple from beefed-up Chinese smartphone maker.

iPad trade-in interest jumps

Long before Apple started selling its iPad Air, more than double the number of consumers asked for price quotes on their older tablets than last year, a pair of buyback companies said.

Nine out of 10 Macs are eligible for free Mavericks upgrade

OS X Mavericks could end up on more than 90 percent of Macs, according to statistics from Web analytics firm Net Applications.

Google previews Chrome app launcher for Macs

Google added an App Launcher preview to Chrome on OS X that lets Mac owners run the company's new packaged apps from the Dock.

Do-over! Google gives Chrome a reset button

Google shipped Chrome 29, patching 25 vulnerabilities and rolling out under-the-hood changes the company said would offer more relevant suggestions when users typed in URLs or search strings.

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Put Office on the iPad for tablet success, analyst advises

It's apparent Microsoft doesn't have a hit in the Surface RT; what's stopping the company from finally releasing Office for the iPad and scoring some tablet success?

Apple restores developer site taken offline after attack

Apple has restored key sections of its developer website, including the download center, more than a week after it took the portal offline.

Microsoft strategy should take hint from Apple, analyst says

Microsoft must be ready to accept, as has Apple, that it's better to cannibalize its own sales than to let competitors do it.

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Another working Apple-1 pops up, could sell for $500K

Christie's said Friday it hopes to sell a working Apple-1 computer for as much as half a million dollars in a special online-only auction that starts next week.

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

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Backlash rises against Adobe's subscription-only Creative Suite plan

A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

Rare working Apple I computer to hit auction block this month

A German auctioneer will put a working Apple I computer on the block later this month, and expects the handmade computer to fetch between $261,000 and $392,000 at Thursday's exchange rate.

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Apple to challenge $368 million patent infringement verdict

Apple will challenge a November 2012 jury verdict that awarded $368 million in damages to Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX, a filing with U.S. regulators showed.