The tech press is buzzing this week with the news that a senior Apple (AAPL) vice president took the time to e-mail a blogger.
The senior VP was Phil Schiller, one of Steve Jobs' top lieutenants. The blogger was Daring Fireball's John Gruber, one of Apple's staunchest defenders. The issue was Apple's apparent censorship of an iPhone dictionary called Ninjawords that included some four letter words you won't find in Webster's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 7, 2009 7:37 AM ET
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Sometimes you've just got to love the government.
Case in point: the inquiry that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission launched Friday into why exactly Apple (AAPL) decided to reject Google's (GOOG) powerful Google Voice call-management system for the iPhone, and what role AT&T (T) played in the decision.
Hundreds of reporters -- from the tiniest blogs to the most powerful MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 1, 2009 7:16 AM ET
This has been busy season for celebrity iPhone switching -- and I'm not talking about Britney, Ashton or Branjelina. No, these are tech celebrities, the kind of people who tend to dominate Techmeme's list of the most-influential pundits and bloggers.
Om Malik, the New Delhi-born founder and executive editor of GigaOm (No. 17 on the Techmeme Leaderboard), kicked things off back in February when he announced that he was giving up MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 31, 2009 10:02 AM ET
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