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Broadcom Gets Apple Pact, but Large Caveats Bring Risks

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) may have found a deeper friendship, but the move is far from an assured success for the long term. The company announced after Monday's close that ...
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Chart Signals Some Concerns That Salesforce Is Overpaying for Tableau Data and Growth

It is not usual for an acquirer to see its stock drop on an announcement that it is making a large acquisition. After all, the acquiring company is technically diluting ...
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Meet Salesforce’s Newest Acquisition

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) shares dipped on Monday after the firm announced that it will acquire Tableau Software Inc. (NYSE: DATA) in an all-stock transaction. The transaction has been approved ...
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YouTube lets stand big $999 Apple Pro Stand groans (video)

One week later, a WWDC clip that ran afoul of copyright claims is back up.   From ExtremeTech: "Apple Attempted to Censor Critical Coverage of Its $1,000 Monitor Stand": ...
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VentureBeat: Apple’s rich execs have lost Steve Jobs’ common touch

From Jeremy Horowitz’ “Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis” posted Friday: The complex reality is that Apple has been selling a mix ...
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Why oh why did Apple kill MagSafe? (followup)

The most user-hostile act of the Tim Cook/Jony Ive era.   From The Verge, the day the first MacBooks without MagSafe power adaptors went on sale: MagSafe was one ...
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Apple on a tear, despite fear of DOJ and FTC

Amazon, Facebook and Google not so much.   See also: Bill Barr is going to investigate Apple for what, exactly? ...
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Notre Dame, restored in Apple Store glass

From “Apple Store architect wants to use only glass to rebuild Notre-Dame’s roof and spire” posted Thursday on Dezeen.com. Eight Inc, the studio that developed the Apple Store concept, ...
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Stirrings of life at Apple’s Project Titan

From The Information: “Apple Looks to Acquire Struggling Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai” ($): Apple is in the process of acquiring a well-known but struggling self-driving shuttle firm, Drive.ai, for ...
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Why Apple and Snap Both Could Be Lurking Value Stocks

It was just a few days ago when trade wars and tariffs were going to sink the U.S. economy. Then a sudden snap-back stock market rally is making everyone forget ...
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Did Google Overpay for Looker?

In December, data analytics startup Looker Data Sciences raised $103 million in new venture funding at a valuation of $1.6 billion. Thursday morning, the Google division of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Are Analysts Too Generous With Cloudera After Earnings?

Cloudera Inc. (NYSE: CLDR) shares were absolutely crushed on Thursday after the company released its most recent quarterly results and announced that its CEO will be stepping down. Analysts took ...
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Rip. Mix. Burn. Dead?

The era of ripping songs from CDs is over. Or is it?   A guy walking his dog told me this morning that the deprecation of iTunes meant that ...
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It wasn’t Apple that gave Ivanka Trump the Internet Freedom Award

Yet somehow Apple gets slimed with the same goo as the guys who did.   From “Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle” on the ...
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Developers sue Apple along lines Ben Thompson drew

From Thompson’s “The First Post-iPhone Keynote, More on Antitrust and Tech, Developers Sue Apple,” a note mailed Wednesday to Stratechery subscribers ($):   Normally I wouldn’t write about a ...
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