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Why the Beats deal shows Apple is actually listening

Despite the scoffing of the crowd, the Beats deal is a smart move for Apple, argues Michael Simon. It brings technology, star power, and street cred all in one convenient package.

Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

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Apple lays out what it can tell law enforcement about you

Worried about what data the police could get their hands on from your iPhone and iCloud accounts? Much--but not all--of it is safe from prying eyes, says Apple.

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J.D. Power: Shoppers prefer iPad, but price matters, too

The iPad is still the best-loved tablet, but shoppers actually care more about price and features than the brand.

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Apple PR's Katie Cotton departs: What it could mean for the press

Apple's VP of worldwide communications is leaving Apple after 18 years. Will her departure mean more open communication in the future?

Reading List: The iPad can get some (satisfaction)

Siri lets potential hackers view your contact list, the iPad rebounds in Tim Cook's favorite metric, and Apple's retail presence is not to be denied.

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Offline mapping, navigation improvements highlight Google Maps update

Google Maps's latest update on iOS offers a powerful new offline mapping feature, as well as smaller enhancements to navigation, places, and more.

Reading List: Buying and selling

Apple has made another acquisition, may be planning a new push to get iPhone users to upgrade, and isn't really making headphones with health sensors (probably).

Apple-Samsung jury corrects verdict form but leaves Apple's damages at $119.5M

The jury returned Monday to fix an error it made Friday in its damages calculations