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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.

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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.

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.

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Review: Attractive Locus Workstation standing desk an excellent choice

The Focal Upright Locus Workstation is a complete standing, height adjustable ergonomic workstation whose functionality is matched only by its sleek design.

How Apple's offshore tax mess could impact your business

Can your small business get in on the excitement of overseas tax shelters?

The Macalope Weekly: Major league analysis

These guys should know better.