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Dec 3, 2013 — Also: Marina Warner considers sea monsters; Apple gripes about its court-appointed monitor; Ian Rankin on being paid to write.
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Sep 10, 2013 — Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals two new iPhone models — one includes a fingerprint reader to unlock the device, and a less advanced model is aimed at the cost-conscious consumer.
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Sep 10, 2013 — Apple's latest iPhone announcement, expected later Tuesday, shows the company is getting more incremental in its innovation than revolutionary. But that doesn't mean that the hype machine isn't in full swing.
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Jul 11, 2013 — Also: a literary history of silly walks; Judy Blume on why Margaret will always be an A cup; Oliver Sacks on hallucinations.
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Oct 14, 2011 — Some folks have declared this to be "Steve Jobs Day," and are encouraging others to "Sport your black turtleneck, jeans, tennis shoes, and glasses and snap a pic!"
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Oct 4, 2011 — The new phone, which has voice assistance, longer battery life and a better camera, will be launched on Oct. 14. Many of Apple's fans who had been looking forward to seeing a completely new device — the iPhone 5 — were disappointed by what many saw as an incremental improvement.
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Aug 30, 2011 — The secret to Apple's success, in part, lies in our own DNA.
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Aug 25, 2011 — Cook, who has been Apple's chief operating officer, is credited with restructuring the company's manufacturing operations. He's been with Apple since 1998 and before that held top posts at Compaq and IBM.
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Apr 1, 2011 — Photos from the Life archives take us from abacus to Apple.
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Feb 17, 2011 — Since it was announced last month that he was taking another medical leave of absence, tech types and investors alike have been anxiously watching for more news about how Apple's CEO is doing.
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