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Would You Pay $1,499 for an Apple Television?

A Best Buy online survey is asking participants how they would feel about a 42-inch HDTV from Apple. The specs it describes are impressive. But at $1,499, Apple's plan to revolutionize the way we watch TV could be priced out of the market.

Will Apple's iTV Be the Kiss of Death for Netflix?

Apple and Netflix have gotten chummy lately, but that may be about to change. When Apple brings out its soon-to-appear next-gen HDTV, there's no question it'll have all sorts of clever high-tech goodies. What is a question is how it will serve up video content.

Could BlackBerry's Maker Pull Off Apple-like Revival?

It's hard to imagine two companies more different than Apple and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion: Apple's on top of the world, and RIM has fallen off a cliff. But the RIM of today bears a striking resemblance to the Apple of 1997.

Why Amazon Doesn't Much Care About Wall Street

Earnings missed analysts' estimates and disappointed the investment community. That's OK by Amazon. The online giant is an iconoclast in the retail sector: a public company that acts like a private firm, more concerned with long-term growth and taking risks than appeasing the folks on Wall Street every quarter.

Television: Steve Jobs's Final Frontier

Apple may be ready to think inside the box -- the television box, that is. One of the juiciest nuggets in Walter Isaacson's authorized Steve Jobs biography is that the iconic tech visionary was working on an actual Apple-branded television as one of his final projects at the company.

Why Apple's Late iPhone Harvest Hurt Its Stock Price

Apple has had a great few weeks of sales with the iPhone 4S, but somehow, it's latest quarterly report sent the stock down nearly 6%. The new CEO blamed the rumor mill for cutting into last quarters iPhone sales, but the real issue may have been more a matter of timing.

Apple Employees to Celebrate Jobs, Stores to Close

Apple is holding a private memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of Steve Jobs. The service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at company headquarters in Cupertino; it will also be webcast to employees worldwide. Apple plans to close its retail stores for several hours so employees can watch the service online.

Why We Have a Lack of Corporate Leadership

What makes a truly great leader? Attention to detail, a vision for the future, or maybe a strong personality? How about an education from Harvard or another top business school? Maybe the formula for superior leadership is much simpler; maybe the best way to spot a great leader is simply to look for someone who doesn't focus on profits.

Who Will Be the Next Steve Jobs?

On a split-adjusted basis, Apple went public at $2.75 a share 31 years ago; the stock closed at $378.25 yesterday. Investors lucky enough to hold for the entire period have enjoyed a 17% annualized return. Find a founder capable of delivering on a similar scale and you'll have a much easier time funding your retirement.

Everyone From Obama to Arch-Rivals Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Few men can move so many with their death as Steve Jobs. Like a shot heard round the world, news of the Apple co-founder's death on Wednesday resonated with the masses. Here's a collection of tributes paid to Jobs, from the president of the United States, industry titans, Jobs's arch-rivals and the public in genera

Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead at 56

After a lengthy battle with his health, co-founder and the face of consumer technology giant Apple, died Wednesday at the age of 56. "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives," the company said in a statement.

Why Apple Will Never Be Great Again

The market wasn't exactly blown away by Apple's iPhone 4S announcement yesterday: Shares of Apple bucked the trend on a day when the general market rallied. Where were the special features already beginning to appear on Android smartphones? And where was the salesmanship of former CEO Steve Jobs, sorely lacking in Tim Cook?

Meg Whitman Joins the $1 CEO Club

Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard's new CEO, will be paid $1 a year, joining a string of other high-profile CEOs that are earning a buck, plus other incentives.

Mac Fan Reflects on 4 Decades of Apple

I've been a Mac since the late 1970s. Of course, back then we didn't use those words or yet know our small geeky circle would someday become a bona...

Apple Fans React to Steve Jobs' Big Announcement

As Steve Jobs made the announcement Wednesday that he was resigning as CEO of Apple, consumers already had fully-formed opinions on his legacy, what they believe will happen to the iconic company he founded in 1976, its groundbreaking products, even the fate of its stock price.

Steve Jobs Resigning as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs, the mind behind the iPhone, iPad and other devices that turned Apple into one of the world's most powerful companies, resigned as the company's CEO Wednesday, saying he can no longer handle the job.

Steve Jobs Unveils Apple's Faster, Better iPad 2

Steve Jobs, who has been on medical leave, made a surprise appearance today at an Apple press conference to unveil the iPad 2, its next generation tablet. The iPad 2 will go on sale in the U.S. on March 11. The company's stock edged up on the news.

Glamour App Hits the iPad

While the first wave of magazines made available on the iPad consisted largely of male-oriented titles, Glamour's Apple app goes live today.