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Two Apple acquisitions aim to help improve book, radio recommendations

The company acquired services BookLamp and Swell, both of which focus on analyzing and recommending different kinds of content for readers and listeners.

Do the math: Figuring out what Apple's really worth

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The formula is pretty simple: Number of Mac users plus number of iOS users times how much money Apple makes on each one, plus what it's making from all those iTunes accounts, equals a pretty healthy company.

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Profits up, sales soft as Apple reports third-quarter earnings

Even in an era where critics complain the company has lost a step, Apple’s profits keep climbing. The company released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, reporting revenue of $37.4 billion and a net profit of $7.7 billion.

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What to look for in Apple's earnings announcement

As Apple prepares for its latest quarterly conference call, Dan Moren runs down the list of what to expect in the company's results.

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Apple adds financial exec Sue Wagner to its board of directors

Wagner, a founding partner of BlackRock, replaces Intuit Chairman Bill Campbell, the company's longest serving director.

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Apple, IBM launch partnership for mobile enterprise apps, services, more

Historical rivals Apple and IBM are teaming up to take on mobile enterprise computing with a combination of apps, services, and support.

Clockwise quick take: WWDC 14 preview

Serenity Caldwell, Brad Chacos, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell preview Apple's worldwide developer conference.

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Apple's secretive acquisition past

The rumors of a deal between Apple and Beats Music provides a rare peek into Apple's thinking when it comes to acquiring companies.

This is Tim: Apple's CEO on the iPad, Apple TV, future products, and China

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at length during Apple's second-quarter earnings call, touching on the iPad's recent sales decline, Apple TV, and the numbers from China.

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iPhone up, iPad down as Apple reports strong second-quarter earnings

Smartphone sales rose but tablet revenues fell, but overall Apple beat expectations in its second quarter financial results.

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Reading List: Green machine

Whether it's the kind that grows on trees or the kind that makes the world go around, Apple's all about the green.

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Microsoft does Reddit: Five cool things we learned about Office for iPad

The Office for iPad team went on Reddit for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session, and spilled the beans on everything from the next version of Office for OS X to Clippy's Mac alter ego.

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Jason, Dan, Chris, and Phil talk about the new book about the post-Steve Jobs Apple.

CEO Tim Cook dismisses Apple book as 'nonsense'

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The Apple head honcho said 'Haunted Empire,' by former Wall Street Journal writer Yukari Iwatani Kane, 'fails to capture' anything about Steve Jobs or the company he co-founded.

Mapping iOS 8, loyal Apples, and a Haunted Empire

What's cooking in the pot of Apple news this fine Tuesday morning? I'm glad you asked. Here are some of the stories that caught our interest.