Only the Paul Allen-Bill Gates feud and Borders' liquidation prevented a clean sweep
If you ever wondered why there are so many reporters -- like this one -- covering Apple (AAPL), here's a clue:
According to Thursday's Wall Street Journal, eight out of 10 of the most-read corporate news stories on WSJ.com in 2011 were about Steve Jobs or the company he brought back from the brink of bankruptcy.
Only the nasty things MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 29, 2011 7:15 AM ET
As rumors of a "real" Apple TV heat up, ideas that could upend the industry resurface
In late 2009, the Wall Street Journal ran a story that sent shivers through the television industry.
Quoting unnamed sources familiar with Apple's (AAPL) negotiations, the Journal reported that CBS (CBS) and ABC (DIS) were seriously considering Steve Jobs' plan to offer TV subscriptions over the Internet.
One form those subscriptions might take, according to these sources, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 28, 2011 4:23 PM ET
All this talk about an Apple-branded TV set may be missing the point
Reading between the lines of the Wall Street Journal's story Monday about Apple's "assault" on the TV business, you can almost hear the desperation of the media executives who asked Apple (AAPL) to brief them on exactly what the wizards of Cupertino are up to.
These media executive -- which included, presumably, Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp. (NWS) owns MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 19, 2011 8:23 AM ET
Gruber, Mossberg, Om and more. Walking the media line at the iPhone 4S event
This 53-second YouTube video is what you might call media inside baseball.
It was shot outside Apple's (AAPL) Town Hall auditorium while the invited press cooled their heels in advance of Tuesday's iPhone 4S event.
That's the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg with the white Van Dyke at the 28-second mark. Daring Fireball's John Gruber is the tall guy in dark MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 4, 2011 10:28 PM ET
Blow-by-blow coverage in English and Korean courtesy of the Wall Street Journal
The headlines Friday morning were that Samsung had offered Apple (AAPL) a deal that would resolve the patent dispute that has prevented the Korean company from selling its Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Australia.
The excellent courtroom reporting that the Wall Street Journal's David Fickling and Ross Kelly have been providing for the past two days suggest that a deal is MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 30, 2011 7:35 AM ET
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple will add a third U.S. carrier in mid-October
"Sprint Nextel Corp. will begin selling the iPhone 5 in mid-October, people familiar with the matter said, closing a huge hole in the No. 3 U.S. carrier's lineup and giving Apple Inc. another channel for selling its popular phone."
So begins the report in the Wall Street Journal -- Apple's (AAPL) current favorite backchannel outlet for releasing unofficial product news -- that MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 23, 2011 5:26 PM ET
Declines to bring charges against Gizmodo's Jason Chen in stolen iPhone case
From AppleInsider's transcript of an interview with Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs at All Things Digital's 2010 D8 conference:
Mossberg brought up the issue of Apple's missing prototype iPhone and asked Jobs about the police seizure of computers and other equipment belonging to the Gizmodo editor who broke the story, saying the police "go and don't issue a search warrant and […] they grab this MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 11, 2011 6:57 AM ET
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* With just a 27% share of the U.S. search market, Reuters argues Microsoft should find a buyer for online search engine Bing. (Reuters via The New York Times)
* Google is revising its approach towards Google + users who for one reason or another don't use their full, real names MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 26, 2011 7:53 AM ET
The Rupert Murdoch-owned paper ran a couple of very odd stories this week
There's not much doubt, Rupert Murdoch declared on his Fox News cable network last year, that Steve Jobs is the best chief executive in the U.S.
"He's got such incredible focus," he told an interviewer. "He's got such power inspiring the people around him who work for him. And, you know, it's -- it's a highly, highly disciplined company... MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 23, 2011 8:50 AM ET
Apple's $76 billion cash stockpile is burning a hole in Wall Street's pockets
It happens every quarter. Apple (AAPL) reports blowout sales and earnings. Its holdings in cash and marketable securities swell by billions of dollars -- by $10.7 billion, to be specific, in the past 90 days. And analysts come out of the woodwork to demand that the company spend some of those billions buying back shares or issuing dividends MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 21, 2011 2:22 PM ET
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