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Apple’s Tim Cook picks a fight with climate change deniers – Fortune

Fortune[A] self-described conservative think tank was pushing a shareholder proposal that would have required Apple to disclose the costs of its sustainability programs and to be more transparent about its participation in “certain trade associations and business …Angry Tim Cook tells Apple investor to ‘get out of this stock’NDTVApple CEO promises new products on the […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Photo: Reuters – Business Today

Business TodayApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial […]

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Apple CEO teases new products; takes pot shots at Google and other competitors – NDTV

NDTVApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial ExpressTim […]

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Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick Statt. February 28, 2014 5:04 PM PST. Follow @nickstatt. (Credit: Sarah …Apple investors fall for CEO Cook’s product-presentation prankRegisterApple TV Made More Than $1 Billion […]

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nashville

Bank of Tennessee names new Nashville market president – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Bank of Tennessee names new Nashville market presidentNashville Business Journal (blog)“The wealth of knowledge that he has gained over the course of his banking career will enhance and continue to grow our presence in the Nashville and Hendersonville, Tennessee markets” Bank of Tennessee Chairman and CEO Roy Harmon said in a … …read more Source: […]

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CES

Bob Struble: CES 2014 Confirms Radio’s Competitive Challenge – Radio magazine (press release)

Bob Struble: CES 2014 Confirms Radio’s Competitive ChallengeRadio magazine (press release)Columbia, MD – Feb 27, 2014 – Bob Struble, president and CEO of iBiquity Digital, recaps his findings from the 2014 CES convention in his latest online column. Some of the salient points follow. □ Consumer electronics in cars: The infotainment system … …read more […]

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Tim Cook: Apple TV did over $1B in … – CNET

CNETAt Apple’s annual gathering of shareholders, CEO Tim Cook said the product is more than a “hobby.” Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva. February 28, 2014 11:09 AM PST. Follow @richardjnieva. (Credit: James Martin/CNET). CUPERTINO, Calif. — So much for …Apple Investors Reject Shareholder Proposals, Re-Elect Board (1)BusinessweekApple TV sales topped $1B in 2013, becoming Apple’s […]

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NFL

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft – CBS Local

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL DraftCBS Local(CBS) — After this year’s successful Super Bowl in New Jersey, cold-weather cities across the country are lining up to see if they can be next to host an open-air Super Bowl in a northern climate. The Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver … […]

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tech

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection after losing Bitcoins – CNET

CNETMt. Gox, the embattled Bitcoin exchange that fell into a state of disarray earlier this month following a security issue that prompted withdrawal fraud, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The exchange’s CEO Mark Karpeles announced the news in Tokyo on …Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for BankruptcyForbesMtGox boss vows to keep going despite $429 MILLION […]

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seattle

How corporate America forced Arizona bill’s veto – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWhen an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand. By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ. AP Business Writer. PREV of NEXT. Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference …Seattle Mariners CEO blasts anti-gay Arizona billSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Arizona religious bill that angered […]

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Oakland

Owner Mark Davis: Oakland is on its ‘last chance’ to keep Raiders – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com“We are very enthusiastic about the opportunity… to develop this unique property, which we expect will become a transformational and vital urban, residential sports and entertainment center for [Oakland],” Colony CEO Thomas J. Barrack, Jr. said in …Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Raiders owner: 2014 […]

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tech

Bitcoin exchange’s collapse is probed by US and Japanese regulators – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesU.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world’s largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations were …Bitcoin lovers lament transaction malleability: Got goxxed?ZDNetLawmaker seeks to ban Bitcoin in U.S.PCWorldMt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: […]

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Oakland

San Francisco Giants willing to share AT&T Park with Oakland A’s – San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Giants willing to share AT&T Park with Oakland A’sSan Jose Mercury NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — With the Oakland A’s filing into Scottsdale Stadium for the Cactus League opener, Giants president and CEO Larry Baer acknowledged Wednesday that he could see the two Bay Area teams sharing AT&T Park at some point, but only … […]

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IBM’s Rometty makes developers an offer: the Watson mobile app challenge – PCWorld

PCWorldIBM CEO Ginni Rometty took to the Mobile World Congress stage Wednesday to announce a global competition to encourage developers to create mobile consumer and business apps powered by its Watson supercomputer platform. Watson is the heart of …IBM courts mobile developers for Watson platformZDNetIBM Challenges Mobile Developers to Bring the Power of Watson to […]

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cleveland

On 49ers: In Harbaugh-to-Cleveland saga, the only winner is Harbaugh – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeSANTA CLARA — The Harbaugh-to-Cleveland story has taken on a he-said, she-said, Browns-said quality. The truth usually lies somewhere in the middle, but in this case, it seems to skew toward the 49ers’ side of the story. Jed York, the 49ers’ CEO, …Report: 49ers quickly rebuffed Cleveland Browns’ trade offer for Jim HarbaughThe Plain […]

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tech

MWC: BlackBerry to Introduce Sub-$200 Smartphone for Southeast Asia – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWhat’s News: BlackBerry unveils sub-$200 smartphone and plans retro device with keyboard. U.S. home prices in 2013 post biggest annual gain since 2005. Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox halts all transactions and shuts down website. Joanne Po reports.BlackBerry Ltd CEO John Chen looks back to get to smartphone maker’s futureFinancial PostBlackberry Goes ‘Classic’ With […]

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tech

Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect the World – Auto World News

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes to make Internet available worldwide someday …Facebook Adding Voice Calls to WhatsAppNeon TommyFacebook’s Zuckerberg Envisions a ‘Dial Tone for the Internet’ComputerworldFacebooks WhatsApp to […]

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tech

Many Topics on My To-Do List: Blackberry CEO Chen – Bloomberg

BloombergFeb. 25 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg European business correspondent Caroline Hyde reports on BlackBerry Chairman and CEO John Chen’s focus for rebuilding the company and reaction to new products from Samsung and BlackBerry at the World Mobile …BlackBerry fights back with new handsets Z3 and Q20Telegraph.co.ukStock rallies as BlackBerry strikes backThe Globe and MailBlackBerry announces low-cost […]

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San Francisco

USC made run at San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh – NFL.com

NFL.com49ers CEO Jed York told Peter King of TheMMQB.com that San Francisco “had no interest in pursuing” a trade with the Browns, but the more pressing question is whether York has interest in handing Harbaugh a fat contract extension. “I don’t know if all …Owner: 49ers quickly nixed BrownsESPNMultiple reports indicate tension between Jim Harbaugh […]

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CES

MWC 2014: Sony Announces SmartBand SWR 10 and Lifelog App, Available … – IntoMobile

IntoMobile“At CES 2014, I introduced SmartWear Experience as representing emotion as well as motion – moving, and being moved” said Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications. “Now we can reveal exactly what this means, as we bring …Sony’s Waterproof Wearable To Be Available Worldwide In MarchTechCrunchThis wearable Sony concept will let you document […]

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San Francisco

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam disputes San Francisco 49ers’ denial … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsBrowns owner Jimmy Haslam said Sunday that his team and the 49ers did, indeed, discuss the prospect of a trade of 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to Cleveland. Harbaugh and 49ers CEO Jed York denied the initial report by ProFootballTalk.com. However …Jim Harbaugh: Report ‘isn’t true’ESPNJim Harbaugh nearly traded from 49ers to Browns, […]

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tech

Charlotte Dawson death: BeyondBlue CEO hits out at social media – The Guardian

The GuardianAmid the public outpouring of grief that followed, many on social media pointed at hateful comments directed at Dawson in recent months. One user wrote: “Trolls that abused & tormented @MsCharlotteD, you have blood on your hands & YOU are responsible …People take to social media to pay tribute to Charlotte DawsonSydney Morning HeraldIt’s […]

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tech

Report: Google offered to match or beat Facebook’s WhatsApp deal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBefore Mark Zuckerberg paid a whopping $19 billion for WhatsApp, Google made a strong offer to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, according to a new report from The Information. Google’s intention and offer was a way to keep the service independent from …Tech Acquisitions 2014: Facebook’s $19 Billion Purchase Of WhatsApp Dwarfs …KpopStarzGoogle’s Hangouts […]

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nashville

Moody’s upgrades Nashville airport’s bond rating – The Tennessean

Moody’s upgrades Nashville airport’s bond ratingThe Tennessean“This upgrade of MNAA’s bond rating underscores continued passenger growth, increasing visitor and convention traffic to Nashville and responsible fiscal management of our airports,” said Rob Wigington, president and CEO of the MNAA. “As a major … and more …read more Source: Nashville News From Google

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For WhatsApp, keeping things simple is both a draw and a handicap – Reuters

ReutersSAN FRANCISCO Feb 20 (Reuters) – In recent years, a bevy of messaging apps has fought for global domination, with many boasting a lucrative combination of communications features, online shopping and games. But this week, Facebook CEO Mark …WhatsApp purchase: Teens fleeing Facebook can run, but can’t hide (+video)Christian Science MonitorHow Much Risk Is Facebook […]