Apple vs. Microsoft, Google and Amazon: Why the future of ‘computing’ is a free-for-all

Talking about Apple’s new Mac lineup yesterday, CEO Tim Cook had this to say about the unnamed “competition.” “They’re confused,” Cook said, showing the slide above to represent Apple’s view of the competition’s direction. “They chased after netbooks. Now they’re trying to make PCs into tablets and tablets into PCs. Who knows what they will… Read More


What Google’s Larry Page really said about Microsoft

There were so many zingers and (and cease-and-desist orders) flying around between Microsoft and Google yesterday that it might have been hard to keep track. And some errant quotes in the live blogs from Google I/O conference didn’t help. So what did Google CEO Larry Page actually say about Microsoft during the question-and-answer session at… Read More


Google CEO Larry Page: Google Glass ‘gives me chills’

Larry Page is excited about the potential of Google Glass — so much so that he gets the chills when wearing them. On the first quarter earnings call today, Google’s CEO touched on several different aspects of his company, including Google’s high-tech augmented reality spectacles. He said he gets the chills because he thinks it represents… Read More

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State AGs sound alarm over Google privacy changes

In a letter today to Google CEO Larry Page, attorneys general from dozens of states question the company’s plan to unify its privacy policies across its different web properties and say the company should give users the option of opting in or out of the changes. Here’s the full text of the letter, signed by… Read More