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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.

OpenWorld 2011: Big Red apps coming to iPad and Android

In a clear sign of the influence consumer mobile devices are having in the enterprise Oracle has flagged that it plans to make available iPad- and Android-compatible versions of its traditional ERP and CRM suites as well as its latest Fusion apps.

Cisco to launch free iPad/iPhone video app

Cisco announced improvements to its video product line Thursday to make it easier for businesses to capture and share video, including a free iPhone and iPad app that should arrive next month.

Jaspersoft adds Apple iPad toolkit

Open-source BI (business intelligence) vendor Jaspersoft is joining the ranks of companies adding support for Apple's wildly popular iPad.

HP board ousts Apotheker, brings in Whitman as CEO

Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker was ousted from his position on Thursday and replaced by HP director and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.