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By the numbers: Amazon’s Kindle Fire vs. Apple’s iPad

Apple CEO Tim Cook noted at a conference in San Francisco this week that he wasn’t too concerned about rising competition from Amazon.com and its $199 Kindle Fire. “Amazon is a different kind of competitor. They have different strengths and so forth,” Cook said in touting the success of the iPad. “And I think they… Read More

Apple's Tim Cook and Microsoft's Peter Klein

Apple, Microsoft on tap at investor conference this week

[Correction: Microsoft's presentation is Wednesday. Apologies for the mistake. Post and headline updated to reflect accurate days and times.] Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft financial chief Peter Klein are among the speakers this week at the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference in San Francisco, and if you’re looking for some entertainment, the audio… Read More