'Newsweek' reporter to online troll: I'm coming for you

“I’m coming for you, you son of a bitch.” That was Monday’s tweet from Newsweek senior writer and epilepsy sufferer Kurt Eichenwald, addressing the person who tweeted a flashing strobe GIF at him that caused him to have a seizure.

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Apple's Craig Federighi talks Hour of Code, dismisses findings on value of educational tech spending

Article Image Apple’s senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, promoted the company’s participation in Code.org’s annual Hour of Code events in a Monday interview, while downplaying suggestions that school spending on technology hasn’t provided any meaningful advantages over regular education.

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Apple's Federighi positions open-sourced Swift as 'primary,' scalable programming language

Article Image Apple has grand ambitions for its newly open-sourced Swift programming language, senior Software VP Craig Federighi suggested in a Thursday interview, including making it a “front to back” development option.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to speak at Bloomberg Year Ahead Summit next week

Article Image Apple’s senior VP of Retail and Online Stores, Angela Ahrendts, will be a centerpiece speaker at next week’s Year Ahead Summit hosted by Bloomberg, according to an official announcement.

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Major Tech Firms Join White House in Climate Change Pledge

President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and other senior White House officials on Monday met with a group of executives who pledged their companies’ support for the administration’s efforts to reach a strong climate change agreement in Paris this December. Thirteen major companies — Alcoa, Apple, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Cargill, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Google, Microsoft, PepsiCo, UPS and Walmart — signed the American Business Act on Climate Change.

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New iOS 8.4 will enable Apple Music, Beats 1 on Tuesday; Sonos, Android support coming later this year

In a blog post (that has since been removed), Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers–the former CEO of Beats Music–noted that Apple will make iOS 8.4 available at 8 AM Pacific Time on Tuesday, two hours earlier than the company’s typical release time, in order to allow users to hear the inaugural broadcast of Apple’s new Beats 1 radio programming and begin using Apple Music.

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Apple operations head Jeff Williams to speak at 2015 Code Conference

Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, Jeff Williams, will be interviewed later this month at the second annual Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the event’s organizers announced on Thursday.

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Longtime Apple PR director Natalie Kerris announces retirement

Apple’s senior director of Worldwide Corporate Communications, Natalie Kerris, officially announced her retirement from the company via a Twitter post on Wednesday, bringing to an end a 14-year stint.

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Senior citizen-friendly gadgets

Senior citizens are often left out of the loop when it comes to technology. Anyone 75 and older may not own a smartphone or know how to make use of the advanced features, so they don’t see photos and videos on Facebook as often and don’t use Twitter. Yet, over the next 15 years, the portion of the US population made up senior citizens is expected to double. That might explain a surge in gadgets designed to help the elderly stay connected and safe. Here are the most interesting new devices for those in their twilight years.

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Google to launch own 'Nexus'-like carrier network to push innovations in wireless

Speaking at a Mobile World Congress keynote on Monday, Google’s senior vice president of products, Sundar Pichai, confirmed earlier speculation and announced that the company is planning to launch its own carrier service with more details set to be announced in the coming months.

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Tech journalist Chris Breen leaves Macworld for job at Apple

Five months after Macworld shipped its last print magazine in September, senior editor and Mac guru Chris Breen on Tuesday announced he will soon leave the publication to take on an unannounced role at Apple.

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Eddy Cue latest Apple executive to offer up lunch date for charity, throws in MacBook Air

Apple fans have another chance at a sit-down with a member of the company’s senior leadership, as internet software and services chief Eddy Cue has put one hour of his time up for auction — and sweetened the pot with a 13-inch MacBook Air — in the Fortune 500 equivalent of a charity dunk tank.

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Former Apple designer dispels myths about Steve Jobs, corporate culture

Ex-Apple senior designer and user experience evangelist Mark Kawano gives a peek behind the curtain of Cupertino’s inner workings, dispelling four myths regarding the company’s design studio and the reputation of cofounder Steve Jobs.

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Samsung says it 'leads by following,' admits few businesses are actually using Knox

Speaking to analysts and investors, a senior vice president of Samsung stated “we, as a market leader, are following the market trend” in adding biosensors to mobile devices, while sidestepping the company’s delay in 64-bits and the moribund 2 percent adoption of Knox by enterprise users.

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