Apple Adds Genius Movie & TV Show Recommendations to Apple TV

Apple has begun silently rolling out Genius recommendations for movies and TV shows the Apple TV, and the feature appears to be showing up automatically on many users’ devices. The feature seems to be essentially similar to the Genius feature used on iTunes for Mac, as well as on iOS devices, displaying recommendations based on … Continue reading

Apple: All iPad and iPhone Models Will Be Back on Sale Online in Germany Shortly

That was fast. Apple, which has spent the past day pulling older model iPhone and iPad inventory from the shelves of its online store in Germany, is now scrambling to restore it. This morning, a court temporarily suspended an injunction that prevented Apple from selling or distributing iOS devices believed to infringe certain Motorola Mobility … Continue reading

Photos of Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with integrated display

Some photos of the iPhone 6 front panel have leaked out over the past few days and today we’ve come across front panels of the upcoming iPad Air 2 as well. Interestingly, the leak reveals the display integrated with the front panel which is different from the assembly on the current gen iPad Air. This … Continue reading

Former Apple CEO John Sculley admits forcing Steve Jobs out was a mistake

John Sculley is the infamous Apple CEO who pushed out Steve Jobs from the company back in 1985. Sculley was Apple’s CEO from 1983 to 1993, and was brought from Pepsi to Apple by Jobs himself, with his famous “Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you … Continue reading

Facebook’s Q3: Looking for the Latest on Mobile Ad Performance

Facebook knocked last quarter’s earnings out of the park. As we approach Facebook’s third-quarter earnings come Wednesday afternoon, can the social giant go two for two? That hinges, of course, on the high bar the company set for itself in mobile. After nearly a year of little traction in the mobile monetization space, Facebook’s mobile … Continue reading

Is Marissa Mayer’s Year-Old Employee Review System at Yahoo Finally Taking Aim at Underperformers?

A little over a year ago, only a few months into her tenure, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sent out an internal “goals” memo to employees that outlined a new system of evaluating the efficacy of its staff. It read, in part: “Moving forward, we will have both annual goals and quarterly goals that we will … Continue reading

Zulily to Price IPO at $16-$18 a Share, Valuing Deals Site at About $2 Billion

Cash image copyright Julia Ivantsova Discount shopping site Zulily said in an SEC filing today that it is looking to price shares during its upcoming IPO at $16 to $18. With the company offering 6,377,500 shares, Zulily would raise just shy of $115 million if it priced at $18 a share. That price would also … Continue reading

Uh-Oh, Canada

When I heard that the troubled Obamacare Web site was built by a Canadian company, of course I felt personally responsible. … I’ll be happy when the glitches are all worked out and everything’s running smoothly, so I can put this all behind me. – Montreal-born Barry Blitt, who drew the cover for next week’s … Continue reading

Can Fairfax Close Its BlackBerry Bid?

“We’ve got a track record of 28 years of completing what we’ve done. We’ve never re-negotiated. We thought long and hard before we offered $9 dollars a share and we’re not in the business of offering a number and at the last minute changing the figure. Over 28 years our reputation is stellar on that … Continue reading

Is YouTube Too Big to Have a Really Big Show?

FilmMagic for YouTube Music Awards The best-case scenario for last night’s YouTube Music Awards was that they would do something really cool with live music and live video that we haven’t seen before. And that’s what they did, for the show’s first six minutes. This is actress Greta Gerwig, performing with Arcade Fire, directed by … Continue reading

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