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* Apple (AAPL) is holding a conference call later this morning to discuss what the company intends to do with its roughly $100 billion in cash. (Fortune)
* Late last week, the highly-respected radio show This American Life announced it was retracting an episode it aired about a Foxconn iPad factory because one source, off-Broadway performer MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 19, 2012 3:30 AM ET
A monologist who shined a harsh light on Apple has himself come under scrutiny
"Daisey lied to me," wrote This American Life executive producer Ira Glass Friday as he announced that his radio show was withdrawing its most popular episode -- an excerpt of Mike Daisey's off-Broadway show about Apple's (AAPL) labor practices in China -- and canceling a live presentation of Daisey's "The Agony and the Ecstacy of Steve Jobs" MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 16, 2012 4:28 PM ET
Ups his Apple price target $100 to $699 and 2012 iPhone sales from 145 to 155 million
It sounds like Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company's senior Apple (AAPL) analyst, had a productive trip to Asia. In a note to clients Monday, he summarized what he found:
Signs that Apple may be preparing to begin commercial production of a full-fledged television -- which he calls iTV -- around May or June for a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 13, 2012 10:04 AM ET
Just in time for this week's Mobile World Congress, a snapshot of where the money goes
To get a sense of what Apple's (AAPL) competitors are up against in Barcelona this week as they unveil their new mobile phone models for the 2012 season, consider the relative size of the solid color profit (and loss) bars in the chart above.
It's the money shot in a series of eye-opening graphs that the inimitable Horace MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 27, 2012 7:24 AM ET
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* Netflix (NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings on his company's rise, fall, and slow redemption. (Vanity Fair)
* Google (GOOG) is reportedly working on a pair of goggles -- really eyeglasses -- that will project information onto the lenses. If true, expect them to go on sale by the end of this MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 23, 2012 9:40 AM ET
Mike Daisey has released the script of his controversial monologue on the Internet
UPDATE: Anybody who is interested in Mike Daisey's work should first listen to the retraction prepared by This American Life here.
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Even as he performs an extended stay of his monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs at the New York Public Theater, Mike Daisey has done a rare thing for a professional writer and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 22, 2012 4:16 PM ET
Bill Weir dons a bunny suit and takes a camera into Foxconn's Shenzhen facilities
With Apple's (AAPL) permission, Foxconn for the first time allowed a reporter and his camera crew into its famous Shenzhen, China, factory complex. The 17-minute report aired Tuesday night.
Apart from some details about the production processes (it takes 141 steps, mostly done by hand, to assemble an iPhone) there's little news here that wasn't in the reporter's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 22, 2012 7:42 AM ET
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* Apple (AAPL) granted ABC's Nightline unfettered access to a Foxconn factory. Here's a preview of what they found. (The full segment airs this evening at 11:35 PM EST and PST. (ABC News via Fortune)
* National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander warned that the hacker group dubbed "Anonymous" could have MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 21, 2012 3:30 AM ET
Nightline to air its special after the kids are asleep Tuesday at 11:35 p.m. ET and PT
Four years ago, when I first starting writing about Foxconn, it was almost impossible to get a photo of the factory workers who assemble 40% of the world's electronic devices.
Now, 18 suicides, two fatal explosions, an off-Broadway show and a New York Times exposé later, Foxconn has opened the factory where Apple's (AAPL) iPads MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 20, 2012 12:01 PM ET
A lesson in access journalism in the wake of the New York Times' Foxconn series
"An Apple spokesman said no executives were available to comment."
That sentence, appearing 12 paragraphs into a 14-graph story by Brian X. Chen in Thursday's New York Times, speaks volumes about how Apple (AAPL) deals with press coverage it doesn't like.
For more than a week, the company had been seeding selected media outlets with early access to its next MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 17, 2012 7:18 AM ET
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