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Survey: Apple rises in workplace despite IT skepticism

Apple products are poised to keep making big inroads in the business market, even if IT managers remain somewhat dubious.

Western Digital warns of slow recovery in Thailand

Hard-drive maker Western Digital has resumed the partial production of hard drives in Thailand, but also warned that some of its operations were still under water from the severe floods that hit the country starting late July.

AT&T may sell T-Mobile assets to gain approval for merger

AT&T could be negotiating to sell off as much as 40% of T-Mobile USA assets in an effort to to garner Department of Justice approval of its imperiled $39 billion acquisition of the Deutsche Telekom unit.

RIM to offer multiplatform device management

Research In Motion is taking on mobile device management for Android and Apple iOS devices as well as its own products, introducing the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion product on Tuesday.

Report: With iPad, Apple to overtake HP as top PC vendor by mid-2012

Apple will overtake Hewlett-Packard as the world's biggest PC vendor by mid-2012 thanks largely to iPad sales, analyst firm Canalys said.

Remains of the Day: This time, it means business

The iPhone is the bee's knees in business, Stanford gives you a free education, and one noted photographer is all about the iPhone.

Levinson becomes chairman, Iger joins Apple board of directors

Apple board member Arthur Levinson has become the company's chairman, and Disney CEO Robert Iger has joined the board.

Venture capitalist: Jobs wanted own network with unlicensed spectrum

Steve Jobs initially hoped to create his own network with the unlicensed spectrum that Wi-Fi uses rather than work with the mobile operators, according to wireless industry legend John Stanton.

Cortado to bolster device management offering with HTML 5 version

Before the end of the year, Cortado's Corporate Server product will feature an HTML5 version that will let Macs and PCs integrate into enterprise IT setups. Cortado Corporate Server already supports mobile device management for the iPhone and iPad, among other smartphones and tablets.

IT's guide to managing Macs in the OS X Lion era

No longer relegated to the fringe, Macs are fast becoming integral to today's business organization. As a result, IT can no longer rely on one or two dedicated "Mac guys."

Remains of the Day: The board of Avon

An Apple board member faces scrutiny at her own company, Apple throws another log on the open-source fire, and the Siri-based Apple TV set may listen a little too well.

Black Pixel acquires Sofa's Versions, Kaleidoscope

Mac developer Black Pixel announced on Wednesday that it has acquired apps Versions and Kaleidoscope from Sofa, which itself was purchased by Facebook earlier this year.

iOS app 'translates' PowerPoint for iPad viewing

A new iOS app from Brainshark lets Apple iPad users accurately view full-blown PowerPoint presentations on the tablet.