We're now at T-minus one week and counting before Google Reader shuffles off this mortal coil, which means it's crunch time for anyone looking to replace the RSS feed service with one of their own. One of the more high-profile solutions is coming this week from Digg, but it looks like AOL is also planning to dip its toes into that sizable pond with a beta service of its own, part of our weekend recap for this fine Monday.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a frequent guest of AllThingsD's annual tech conference, and CEO Tim Cook will apparently follow in his footsteps, making his second appearance in as many years on Tuesday night.
OK, gamers, what are your thoughts on that Xbox One? If you've seen the hardware, you already know it looks pretty huge, which has a lot of fans scratching their heads. Of course, we have yet to get a close look at Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4, but judging from a teaser video released this week, we may not have long to wait -- although it seems many game fans may choose to sit out this generation in favor of mobile devices like the iPad. Are you one of them?
Apple executives are expected to testify on Capitol Hill today to defend the iPhone maker's offshore profits, but Cupertino has attempted to head off any surprises by posting Cook's responses for all to see.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is headed to Washington, D.C. next week to testify about the company's offshore cash hoard, a rare public appearance which is being preceded by an interview that offers a glimpse of what's to come.
Somebody just paid $610,000 for a coffee date, and it wasn't in Seattle. That's right, the bidding just ended for the Tim Cook charity coffee chat for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights that we reported on back in April (at the time, we thought $210,000 was impressive), which means the lucky winner gets the rare opportunity to spend 30 minutes to an hour swapping ideas or jokes with the famed Apple CEO in Cupertino. Or, you know, just staring in silence and making Cook uncomfortable.
Happy May Day! April sure flew by quickly, but it had plenty of highs and lows and the month ended on the higher end of the scale, judging from our last recap from the month. We've got a pair of Tim Cook tales to bookend today's edition, along with a Vine update, Hulu statistics and the CEO of BlackBerry predicting the end of the tablet within five years -- and he doesn't mean the company's own. Stay with us, won't you?
How'd you like to meet Apple CEO Tim Cook? It'll cost you a heck of a lot more than a MacBook Pro. Yesterday the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights posted an auction on Charity Buzz for a one hour-long chat over coffee with Cook, and by Thursday afternoon the 58 bids were sitting at $210,000. And you thought Starbucks was expensive.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 has arrived, and within hours we'll all know how Apple fared during the post-holiday season without having released any significant new products. Investors have probably been chugging Pepto-Bismol for the last week in anticipation of the conference call, and as a result we've been subjected to endless speculation about the company's fate. Assuming Apple has a tomorrow (yes, that's a joke), we sure look forward to getting on to some better news about what the company will be releasing this year...