Rare Apple-1 computer built by Jobs and Wozniak in 1976 sells for $815,000

Someone owns a piece of Apple history, a rare “Celebration” Apple-1 computer built in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It appears to be a test board, used to confirm everything was working before the primary run.

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German media conglomerate Axel Springer goes to court against iOS ad blocker

Article Image Germany’s Axel Springer — which owns newspapers like Bild and Die Welt — is pursuing legal action against the developers of Blockr, an ad blocker for iOS 9, reports said on Monday.

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Apple hires sales director of Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer for anticipated 'iWatch' launch

The sales director of luxury watch maker TAG Heuer, which also owns the brands Hublot and Zenith, has reportedly left the company to assist Apple in the anticipated launch of its rumored “iWatch” this fall.

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Prepaid US carrier MetroPCS 'very interested' in carrying Apple's iPhone

Executives for T-Mobile, which owns low-cost prepaid wireless provider MetroPCS, have signaled that they are looking to bring the iPhone to the U.S. carrier, further expanding Apple’s availability.

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Microsoft completes $7.2B Nokia acquisition, will now attempt a messy transformation into a low-margin hardware company

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, with Stephen Elop of Nokia
As of this morning, Microsoft officially owns Nokia’s handset business. The deal cost Microsoft $7.2 billion, and in one fell swoop it turns the software company into one of the world’s largest hardware companies, not only becoming the primary source of Windows Phone devices (the Lumia brand accounts for around 90% of all Windows Phones sold), but also taking on the hundreds of millions of low-end phones that Nokia currently produces for developing markets. But… now what?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/181344-microsoft-completes-7-2b-nokia-acquisition-will-now-attempt-a-messy-transformation-into-a-low-margin-hardware-company

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