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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.

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Samsung's share grows while Apple's declines in Q3 smartphone market

Samsung Electronics continued to dominate the smartphone market in the third quarter, which also saw quarterly shipments cross 250 million for the first time, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

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Apple revenues up but net profits down in fourth quarter

Apple announced its financial results for the 2013 fiscal year. Predictably, iPhone sales were up nicely, but once again Mac sales fell.

Linksys to resume building network hardware for small- to medium-size businesses

Cisco reduced the Linksys brand to a home-network player, but Belkin plans to resurrect the brand's status in the SMB market.

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Xero launches QuickBooks conversion service

Web-based small business accounting service promises easy migration from Intuit’s market-leading desktop software.

on pcworld.com

Why businesses are embracing iOS 7

iOS 7 added a slew of new features geared to make businesses happy. And from what we hear from enterprise experts and businesspeople, it's working.

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Samsung execs may have peeked at secret Apple info

Samsung's lawyers may have provided their clients access to highly confidential information such as Apple's patent licensing agreements with Nokia, Ericsson, Sharp and Philips, according to a court document.

on pcworld.com

Facebook feed change makes businesses work harder for eyeballs

Resurfacing of "engaging" posts may penalize brand content

on pcworld.com

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Apple's share of the smartphone pie is at a three-year low

Apple's share of the smartphone market dropped in the second quarter to its lowest level in three years, research firm Strategy Analytics said.

Gaming Twitter: How one man turns fake followers into windfall profits

Wonder why the fake-follower business is booming? Because it's easy and profitable. An insider shows us how it all works.

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Apple details new iOS 7 features for business, education

Apple has posted pages detailing new iOS 7 features for business and education users, including streamlined device management, single sign on, and App Store license management.

Apple's crucial overscroll bounce patent claim is valid, U.S. patent office says

The USPTO confirms four claims of Apple's overscroll bounce patent, including claim 19 of the patent, according to a document filed with a Californian court on Thursday. That claim played a crucial part in Apple's $1.05 billion dollar lawsuit against Samsung.

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

on pcworld.com