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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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“Hell hath no fury like the Internet scorned. Just ask Marty Rimm.”—The New York Times, July 17, 1995. In my 35 years banging at a keyboard for Time Inc. I’ve churned out a lot of stories—hundreds for Time Magazine, thousands for Fortune.com. But the…
20 years later, a tip, a Kickstarter campaign and a private eye took me to his front door.
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Even with all its billions, Apple couldn't buy the kind of street cred it's getting on social media.
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Before the new music streaming service launched, Apple invited selected journalists to take it for a spin
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The Watch launched in 7 more countries today—to mixed reactions. 
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Taylor Swift drew attention to an aspect of Apple's business culture that's not so pretty. 
That the company came out of the Indie Revolt looking as good as it did is something of a miracle.
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Last year Apple lost its title as a "smartest" company. This year it got it back.
How can an a company be so smart one year and not the next?
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Judging from the trailer Universal Pictures posted Wednesday, Aaron Sorkin learned nothing from "Becoming Steve Jobs."
Having seen the first official trailer, I'm trying to withhold judgement
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After losing its e-book antitrust appeal in a split decision with a strong dissent, the company has little choice.
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Don't underestimate the power of 800 million iTunes accounts. 
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But the Confederate flag still flies in Apple's walled garden.
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The aging master of music downloads hopes to break into music streaming with a bang.
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Merlin alone brings 20,000 labels and distributors to the party.
Indie resistance to Apple's new streaming music service is melting
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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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Brooklyn, New York
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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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