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Apple signals more aggressive move into the enterprise

At Monday's earnings call, Apple execs made it clear in lots of little ways that they have their eyes on the enterprise market for iOS.

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This is Tim: Apple CEO on iPhones, China, and the drive to disrupt

At Monday's earnings call with analysts, Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to a wide range of questions with his usual caution. But he did let drop a few choice morsels. Here's our transcript of his responses.

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Rebounding Mac, plummeting iPod highlight winning Apple quarter

Record-setting sales of iPhones and iPads and more Macs sold fail to boost Apple's bottom line.

iOS devices find a home in businesses

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Despite Apple's historically low sales in the business market, iPhones and iPads have increasingly permeated the corporate world, from utility companies to multinational tech companies.

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Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

What kind of boost can you get if you upgrade your old Mac Pro, instead of buying a new one? Macworld Lab ran a series of tests to find out.

Angela Ahrendts could spark a retail revolution

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Looking for some non-CES reading this morning? Check out this fascinating profile on Apple's soon-to-be-head-of-retail, Angela Ahrendts, from Fast Company's Jeff Chu.

Hypercritical's 2013 Apple Scorecard

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Hypercritical's John Siracusa took a look at his 2013 expectations for Apple and how they compared to the company's actual performance. Spoiler: the Apple TV may need to complete some extra credit work in 2014.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Light and sound

This week's roundup of gear for your iOS devices includes a Bluetooth speaker that's also an LED lightbulb for your lamp. We've also got new ways to sync, and ways to bring your iPad into the workplace.

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Apple, China Mobile reportedly close to a deal

China's largest telecom could single-handedly boost iPhone sales by 20 percent.

Apple by the numbers: Mac not dead yet

Sure, sales numbers for Apple's laptops and desktops are down, and the Mac contributes less than ever to the company's bottom line. But the iconic computer remains vital to Apple's future.

Inside Appleā€™s Spaceship headquarters with 24 new renderings

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Wired uncovers as-yet-unseen images buried in Cupertino's municipal archive of Apple's future campus. Here's a slideshow of more than 20 pretty pictures.

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iPhone 5s props up Apple's market share in China, but Samsung still leads

With the arrival of the iPhone 5s, Apple regained its spot among the top five smartphone makers in China during the third quarter.

Apple CEO Cook urges congressional support for antidiscrimination bill

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Tim Cook presses congress to pass measures protecting against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.