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Apple investors will have to wait to see if the company will get hit with a hefty bill in Europe for back taxes.
Apple's going to have to wait a bit longer to find out about its European tax bill. The European Union's investigation into whether Apple and other companies received illegitimate state aid that reduced their tax obligations has been delayed, Margrethe Vestager, the European Union's competition ...
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Here are my impressions after spending a week with Apple Watch
After testing it for more than a week, Tech Files columnist Troy Wolverton found Apple's new smartwatch both more and less compelling than his first impression, but still didn't find a killer app.
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Ford's CEO was in town to talk about his company's new Lamborghini killer.
Host of new technologies will boost performance and fuel efficiency of upcoming Ford GT
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My first impressions as an Apple Watch owner: It's OK, but nothing to go crazy over.
Tech Files columnist's first take is that the Watch is well-built and has some neat features, but is confusing to use and lacks a killer app.
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Sometimes breaking up is good to do.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable today made official what had been rumored in recent days: They are abandoning their prospective merger in the face of mounting opposition from government regulators. Goodbye and good riddance. For consumers, start-up companies, the telecommunications industry and ...
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I still only have one source for broadband: Comcast.
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Tesla's looking to make more than motor cars.
Tesla is known for making electric cars. But the company has been quietly moving into another business line: providing batteries for energy storage systems. In an email sent Tuesday, the Palo Alto company told investors and analysts that it planned to unveil a pair of energy storage batteries on ...
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My interview with Kirt McMaster, CEO of Cyanogen, the would-be rival to Google's Android in the smartphone operating system market.
Kirt McMaster thinks Cyanogen's operating system can be the chief alternative to Google's Android
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Details, details.
Carly Fiorina's newly announced presidential campaign got off on the wrong foot Monday, thanks to an oversight involving a domain bearing her name. As visitors discovered Monday, the domain name “carlyfiorina.org” isn't registered to Fiorina or her campaign. Instead, it's registered to a ...
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ICYMI, Apple had a pretty good quarter
Apple reported better-than-expected results for its fiscal second quarter, thanks to standout sales from China and of the iPhone.
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I generally love Apple's computers. But I'm not a fan of the new, super-thin Macbook.
Apple's MacBook is amazingly thin and light, but those advantages aren't worth the trade-offs, which make the new laptop impractical and uncomfortable.
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Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter wants Silicon Valley to kiss and make up with the government, but he didn't talk much about what harmed their relationship -- revelations that the NSA had compromised tech companies' networks and products.
In speech at Stanford, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says strong ties needed to fight cyber threats and develop new technologies
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My bit for our annual look at the Silicon Valley 150: The enterprise tech sector really struggled last year.
Thanks to Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and other big firms, the enterprise sector fared worse than the rest of the SV150 in sales, profits and market capitalization.
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1995 - 2003
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Government, 1992 - 1993
  • Northwestern University
    Political Science, 1989 - 1991
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  • San Jose Mercury News
    Personal Technology Columnist, 2009 - present
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