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Apple and Google reignite mediation talks in wage fixing lawsuit

Apple and Google have resumed mediation talks with tech workers who are suing Silicon Valley’s top tech firms for an alleged anti-hiring agreement orchestrated by Steve Jobs. Court filings indicate that Intel and Adobe are also participating in the talks…Read more ›

Google & HP are in talks to create an enterprise version of Siri

Apple’s mega deal with IBM could give it a death grip on the enterprise market, but according to a report from The Information, Google’s Android team has been deep in talks with HP on ways it can push Android deeper…Read more ›

Apple in talks to buy podcast recommendation service Swell for $30 million

Apple is in talks to buy Swell, a startup described as “Pandora for talk radio,” according to several sources. Swell’s service compiles different podcasts and sorts them into personalized streams, thereby acting as a sort-of podcast recommendation system. The deal…Read more ›

Samsung’s ‘jihadist’ jibe could result in Apple peace talks failing

George Orwell once wrote that, “The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous.” Yesterday we reported on the fact that Samsung and Apple were sitting down to negotiate an end to the ongoing litigation…Read more ›

SITU Is A Smart Food Scale That Talks To Your iPad [Kickstarter]

Today marks the launch of an intriguing new Kickstarter project. Created by former Apple employee Michael Grothaus, SITU is a simple, attractive Bluetooth food scale which talks to your iPad. By showing you the exact nutrition content of any food…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Yahoo In Talks To Purchase Anchor Appmaker Tomfoolery [Rumor]

Yahoo is reportedly in talks to acquire business app developer Tomfoolery for around $ 16 million. Tomfoolery is most notably the developer behind Anchor, a social network for coworkers, which we have previously written about at Cult of Mac. Should the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Tim Cook Talks Mac, Customer Emails, ‘iRing’, And NSA In ABC Interview

As part of Apple’s celebration of the Mac’s 30th anniversary, the company invited David Muir of ABC News to its Cupertino headquarters for a rare interview with CEO Tim Cook. A couple teaser clips have already aired, and the full…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Jony Ive Talks Link Between Apple And… Star Wars?

While there are plenty of revelations about how Jony Ive’s aesthetic developed in Leander Kahney’s NYT bestselling biography, Apple fans got a unique glimpse into an informative childhood inspiration for Ive this past week thanks to a television appearance on…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Surfboards, Spacesuits and Scooters: Jony Ive Talks About RED Auction [Video]

  Apple Design Genius, Jony Ive and famed designer Marc Newson have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind collection of items to be auctioned off for Bono’s Project (RED). Not only have the pair collected a number of objects for…Read more ›

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Jony Ive Talks To Vanity Fair About The Essence Of Design And Making His Own Leica

A couple days ago we showed you a custom Leica camera designed by none other than Jony Ive. The camera will be auctioned to raise money for Bono’s Product (Red), a campaign Apple has partnered with for years to fight the spreading of H.I.V. in Africa (if you’ve ever bought a red iPod, you’ve helped contribute). […]

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