October 23, 2014

Larry Ellison sees dismal future for Apple without Steve Jobs

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In an interview with Charlie Rose set to air on Tuesday, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison gave a bleak outlook when asked how Apple will fare without his close friend Steve Jobs at the reins.

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Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices as the future of their business.

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Cradle and App Turn Smartphone Into Biosensor

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People suffering from allergy may soon get a new app that turns their iPhones into biosensors to analyze foods for allergic substances. Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you can forget about eating something you should not. The smartphone app can run on-the-spot tests for food safety, environmental toxins, medical diagnostics and more.

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Group accuses Apple supplier of labor abuses

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BEIJING (AP) — A labor rights group Monday accused a Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple Inc. of abuses including withholding employees’ pay and excessive working hours.

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Will Apple’s latest results be latest letdown?

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s latest quarterly results are likely to illustrate why investors are clamoring for the maker of the iPhone and the iPad to come out with another trend-setting device.

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