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Netflix plans price hike for new U.S. customers

The company's rosy first-quarter results included a record $1 billion in revenue, but not all the news is good: get ready to pay a little more for your streaming fix.

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Live Coverage: Apple's 2Q 2014 earnings briefing

We're listening in as Apple executives discuss the company's financial performance for the January-March quarter.

Why Apple is like a movie studio

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How so? Because, Walt Mossberg says, the company releases one big blockbuster every couple of years, then a bunch of sequels. And this fall it's blockbuster time.

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Earnings preview: No news is good news?

On Wednesday, Apple will dish on its second-quarter earnings. Dan Moren runs down what you can expect from the company's conference call.

Report: Yahoo hoping to woo Apple away from Google

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly has a secret plan: To convince Apple to use her company's mobile-search technology, rather than Google's. (If so, it's not much of a secret anymore.)

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Scheduling success: Four tech tricks for planning meetings

We all have to schedule and attend meetings, but for some reason they can still be a pain in the neck. Here are some techniques that'll make herding the cats a little easier.

Report: Jony Ive shakes up Apple design team

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Anonymous sources say Greg Christie, the guy responsible for some of iOS's most notable UI innovations, is leaving the company.

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TV’s odd couple: Set-top partnership could bruise Apple or crisp up Comcast

It's safe to say that Comcast and Apple have very different reputations among their customers. Their rumored TV set-top box could wither or thrive based on whose service culture will prevail.

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Remembering Pat McGovern, the technology media tycoon you never knew

PCWorld is here today because Pat shared our founders' passion for technology and educating people about it. Longtime PCWorlders remember his vision and his boundless energy.

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IDG Founder Patrick J. McGovern dies at 76

MIT created the McGovern Institute for Brain Research with a gift from the McGoverns

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Look for Flipboard to tap into Zite's personalized reading smarts

Flipboard is buying up its rival reading app. And while Zite's iOS and Android apps aren't going away, they won't receive further updates as the Zite team joins up with Flipboard.

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What could Apple and Tesla have in common?

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Over on Monday Note, Jean-Louis Gassée speculates that the recent Apple/Tesla meetings have more to do with battery needs and business opportunities than an acquisition.

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer to retire in September, handing over to Luca Maestri

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Oppenheimer listed obtaining a pilot's license among the reasons he is handing duties over to Luca Maestri, Apple's corporate controller

Cook dishes on Apple TV, innovation, cash on hand at annual shareholder meeting

Apple held its annual shareholder meeting on Friday, at which CEO Tim Cook discussed the Apple TV, innovation, and more.

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What else could Facebook buy for $16 billion?

Sure, snapping up a popular messaging app is nice. But we think Mark Zuckerberg could have gotten more bang for his megabucks.

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Apple's 2014 supplier report: Better working conditions, fewer conflict minerals

In its 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report, Apple says it's improved working conditions among its suppliers and has established conflict-free smelters for one of the materials it uses.