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Apple cofounder “Woz” weighs in on FBI controversy

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‘I think Steve would have gone for the privacy’

originally posted at businessinsider.com by Kif Leswing

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is firmly in support of CEO Tim Cook’s public stance to not help the FBI crack a terrorist’s iPhone.

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In fact, he believes that Apple cofounder Steve Jobs would’ve taken the same stance.

“I think Steve would’ve gone for the privacy,” Wozniak said during a phone interview on CNBC on Thursday.

Wozniak is no longer involved with Apple on a day-to-day ...

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Google $22 billion in profit

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Android earned Google $22 billion in profit, says Oracle

Oracle’s lawyer revealed some very important Google Android numbers in court.

Originally posted at engadget.com / by Mariella Moon

Google – Who’d have thought that we’d learn just how profitable Android is from Oracle’s lawyer during a court proceeding against Google? According toBloomberg, Oracle Atty. Annette Hurst has revealed that Google’s mobile platform generated $31 billion in revenue and a total of $22 billion in ...

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This Barclays exec disliked the way banks treat the poor so he quit

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This Barclays exec disliked the way banks treat the poor so he quit to join a startup that ‘champions the underdog’

Anthony Watson has held board level positions at Barclays, Citi, and Wells Fargo, and served as chief information officer for Nike.

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Anthony Watson, Bitreserve/Uphold CEO

In short, he is used to dealing with multi-billion dollar balance sheets and huge technology budgets.

But the 39-year-old’s ...

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Google ChromeBook pixel

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With Chrome OS foundering, the company needed to take a bold step to kick-start its cloud vision.

Chrome OS needed a push. Is the Chromebook Pixel it?

Chrome OS needed a push. Is the Chromebook Pixel it?

(Credit: Josh Miller/CNET)

It’s been a week now since Google unveiled the Chromebook Pixel, and the reactions have settled into a rough consensus: nice laptop, but not for you.

“The Chromebook Pixel is just too much machine for the software,” the ...

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