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Philip Elmer-DeWitt
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Attended Oberlin College, UC Berkeley, Columbia School of Journalism, Lexington High School
Lives in Brooklyn, New York
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"We wanted to move to a better neighborhood," he said Wednesday. "So we sold to Apple." FORTUNE -- Eddy Cue's boast that Apple (AAPL) later this year will have "the best product pipeline" he's seen in 25 years is getting a lot of attention. But for my…
"We wanted to move to a better neighborhood," he said Wednesday. "So we sold to Apple." Iovine at code/conference FORTUNE -- Eddy Cue's boast that Apple (AAPL) later this year will have "the best product pipeline" he's
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"I've always known in my heart that Beats belonged with Apple," says Jimmy Iovine. FORTUNE -- After three weeks of speculation, bloviation and YouTube victory dances, Apple (AAPL) on Wednesday confirmed in a celebrity-packed press release what seemed to…
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But the App Store is taking up the slack, and Apple could still bring iTunes to Android. FORTUNE -- "Online services is an underappreciated growth and margin lever for Apple," writes Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty in a note to clients Wednesday. It's all…
But the App Store is taking up the slack, and Apple could still bring iTunes to Android. Click to enlarge. FORTUNE -- "Online services is an underappreciated growth and margin lever for Apple," writes Morgan Stanley's Katy
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The stock has been on a tear lately. Has it gone too far? FORTUNE -- We know at least two things are going to happen next Monday: Apple's (AAPL) shares will spit 7 for 1 Apple will give more than 5,000 developers new marching orders The stock has been on…
The stock has been on a tear lately. Has it gone too far? FORTUNE -- We know at least two things are going to happen next Monday: Apple's (AAPL) shares will spit 7 for 1 Apple will give more than 5,000 developers new marching orders The stock has been on
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 Pretty good video: Episodes 4 and 5 of Apple's "Verse" series FORTUNE -- The two 60-second television ads that Apple (AAPL) debuted Sunday -- and posted the same day on YouTube -- are not your traditional primetime TV spots. They're more like something…
 Pretty good video: Episodes 4 and 5 of Apple's "Verse" series Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting FORTUNE -- The two 60-second television ads that Apple (AAPL) debuted Sunday -- and posted the same day on YouTube -- are not your traditional
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"By 2013 Beats Electronics was a distressed business by any standard." -- PrivCo's Sam Hamadah. FORTUNE --When word spread that Apple (AAPL) was preparing to spend $3 billion to buy Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's headset and music streaming businesses, a lot…
"By 2013 Beats Electronics was a distressed business by any standard." -- PrivCo's Sam Hamadah. Click to enlarge. FORTUNE --When word spread that Apple (AAPL) was preparing to spend $3 billion to buy Dr. Dre and Jimmy
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Wall Street weighs in on Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Dr. Dre's and Jimmy Iovine's Beats. FORTUNE -- What a difference three weeks can make. Analysts who "struggled to see the rational" behind Apple's (AAPL) acquisition of Beats when it was a $3.2…
Wall Street weighs in on Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Dr. Dre's and Jimmy Iovine's Beats.
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"An active bet against Apple," writes Toni Sacconaghi, "may be difficult to sustain." FORTUNE -- When Apple (AAPL) broke through $625 Tuesday to hit a 19-month high, Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi was one of 28 Apple analysts whose price targets were…
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Google has the smart thermostat guy. Apple may have a couple things up its sleeve. FORTUNE -- Nobody knows what the world is going to look like when the things around us get smarter -- when more and more of them are equipped with tiny radios…
Google has the smart thermostat guy. Apple may have a couple things up its sleeve. Love songs for the smart house of tomorrow? FORTUNE -- Nobody knows what the world is going to
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Instructions for recovering locked devices without ransom are available at Apple.com. FORTUNE -- The first report appeared on Apple's (AAPL) support site Monday at 4:47 a.m. from a user in Melbourne, Australia, who called herself veritylikestea. "I was…
Instructions for recovering locked devices without ransom are available at Apple.com. "Oleg Pliss" strikes again. Screengrab: The Age FORTUNE -- The first report appeared on Apple's (AAPL) support site Monday at 4:47 a.m. from a user in Melbourne, Australia, who called
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The e-book monopolist, having strong-armed Hachette, may finally get its day in court. FORTUNE -- Because it was Apple (AAPL) that got sued for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, not Amazon (AMZN), the federal judge who decided the case last July was…
The e-book monopolist, having strong-armed Hachette, may finally get its day in court. One of Amazon's distribution centers FORTUNE -- Because it was Apple (AAPL) that got sued for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, not Amazon
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Writer, editor, blogger
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  • Fortune.com
    Writer, editor, blogger, 2007 - present
  • Time Magazine, Fortune, Business 2.0, Academic Press, McGraw-Hill, BBN
    1979 - 2008
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Lexington, Mass. - San Francisco, Calif.
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Covering the business that Steve Jobs built
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My mother danced with Camus in Algiers
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  • Oberlin College, UC Berkeley, Columbia School of Journalism, Lexington High School
    English, 1967 - 1971
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