Monday, Feb. 24, would have been his 59th birthday
FORTUNE -- As we did when he was still running Apple (AAPL), we'd like to celebrate Steve Jobs' life by re-posting what may be the most personal public speech this intensely private man ever made: His commencement address to the Stanford University class of 2005.
If you haven't seen it — or haven't heard it recently — we give you Steve Jobs on life, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 24, 2014 10:15 AM ET
Also Safari, Twitter, Calendar, iBooks, FaceTime, Keynote and Software Update.
FORTUNE -- Ashkan Soltani, an independent computer security expert best known for analyzing Edward Snowden's NSA leaks for the Washington Post, has published a list of applications running Mac OS X 10.9 that he says are vulnerable to the same security hole Apple (AAPL) patched in its mobile operating system on Friday.
They include apps used by millions of Mac users every day: MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 24, 2014 9:56 AM ET
Did U.S. government spies create the security hole that Apple patched last week?
FORTUNE -- You don't have to put on a tin hat to find the timing of the "Apple" entry in the attached Powerpoint slide suspicious, although a tin hat probably helps.
The slide, marked TOP SECRET, was one of the first documents leaked to The Guardian and the Washington Post by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden last June. It lays out MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 23, 2014 9:14 AM ET
But Samsung had largest share in 2013 of fastest-growing segment: less than $30K a year.
FORTUNE -- The good news for Apple (AAPL) in a report issued Thursday by the NPD Group is that it still owns the biggest share of the richest and most profitable segment of the U.S. smartphone market.
One third of Apple's U.S. sales in 2013 were to Americans making more than $100,000 a year, and of that MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 21, 2014 12:08 PM ET
Also on the 'top secret' list: Johnny Carson, Latino Baseball, Social Awareness, Peanuts.
FORTUNE -- There used to be a rule that you had to be dead for at least 10 years before your face could appear on a U.S. postage stamp. That got lifted in 2011, in time for the Postal Service's Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee to approved a 2015 series collectible commemorating Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs (1955-2011).
According to the Washington MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 21, 2014 8:34 AM ET
Think of it, writes Kara Swisher, as the price Facebook must pay for not having a mobile OS.
FORTUNE -- Judging from the sheer volume of commentary generated by Facebook's (FB) $19 billion offer for WhatsApp, it seems everybody in the tech world is having a hard time swallowing the sticker price, even if most of it comes in the form of Facebook shares that may or may not be overvalued.
$19 billion puts MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 20, 2014 10:51 AM ET
A traffic reporter has posted the first image of demolition at the site of Apple's new HQ.
FORTUNE -- Ron Cervi, a news and traffic reporter for KCBS, was flying over Cupertino Monday when he snapped this aerial photo. Posted on Instagram, it's a "before" picture to go with the "after" rendering (below) that Apple (AAPL) commissioned.
In Steve Jobs' final public appearance -- his 2011 presentation to a starstruck Cupertino city MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 20, 2014 7:02 AM ET
The iBillionaire fund mirrors the strategies of Wall Street's top investors and hedge funds.
FORTUNE -- There are a million ways to try to beat the market, and the one iBillionaire has chosen is as good as any, I suppose.
What started as an iOS app (iBillionaire) and website (iBillionaire.me) morphed at the end of October into an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that offers investors a portfolio of 30 stocks selected to mirror the investment MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 19, 2014 4:34 PM ET
Apple is "the best-looking girl at the party, forced to wear a bag over her head."
FORTUNE -- Unveiled by Steve Jobs in June 2010 with a promise of new generation of low-cost mobile ads that not only didn't "suck" but would have users coming back for more, the iAd platform was supposed to be Apple's (AAPL) answer to Google's (GOOG) AdMob.
But advertisers didn't exactly fall over themselves to fork over the minimum $1 MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 19, 2014 7:47 AM ET
The number of Apple shares held by the funds fell 1.7% in Q4 even as their value rose 18%.
FORTUNE -- Want to know what the big hedge funds are up to with Apple (AAPL)?
The only public disclosure they are required to file are the SEC Forms 13F due at the end of each quarter.
The 13Fs for the Q4 2013 came in Friday, and according to Whale Wisdom's Daniel Collins, Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 18, 2014 3:55 PM ET
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