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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.

Numbers 3.0 review: Interface update promotes desktop-device integration

Numbers 3.0 will prove convenient if you habitually switch between your Mac and your Apple mobile device. But if your spreadsheets are desktop-based, you'll find that the software experience has changed dramatically.

Apple plans Arizona factory that will run on renewable energy

Apple plans to build a components plant in Mesa, Arizona, that will run entirely on renewable energy.

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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.

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Apple ends Coca-Cola's reign as the world's most valuable brand

Apple has emerged as the most valuable brand in the world, passing Coca-Cola which held the top position for 13 years, according to a report released by brand consultancy Interbrand.

Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac apps: Better, faster, stronger

In this edition of Mac-app updates and releases, we've got solutions for faster typing, quicker finding, better coding, easier listening, and Visio Viewing. And that's just the first five new apps.

TicToc review: A tracker for when time is money

TicToc is a time-tracking Mac app with the ability to export its results.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

It's the end of an insanely profitable era as Microsoft moves into a mobile-tinged future.

on pcworld.com

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In China, Apple overtaken by Xiaomi in smartphone rankings

Apple saw a dip in its smartphone market share in China as the company was overtaken by local rival Xiaomi, a seller of low-priced handsets that has been making waves in the country's tech industry.

Peter Tamte on NoteSuite and the changing landscape of software development

Theory.io's Peter Tamte joins host Chris Breen to discuss changes in the software landscape over the last couple of decades. He also provides details on his latest iPad/Mac app, NoteSuite.