Analysts Fail to Predict Apple's Success with iPod, QuickTime, iTunes

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 01:12
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RoughlyDrafted: Analysts comfortable with predicting Microsoft’s impending takeover in new markets are sweating bullets. For years, they’ve felt safe in discouraging any potential competition to Microsoft, and instead forecasting an inevitable domination of any and all markets to which the software giant shows any interest in entering.

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Steve Jobs Commencement Speech at Stanford (Updated)

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Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2005, 00:45
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MacDailyNews: Apple CEO Steve Jobs gave a somber and intensely personal commencement speech at Stanford on Sunday,” Tanya Schevitz reports.
Click through for an audio download link and the full text of the speech….

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Steve Jobs' Gives Commencement Speech at Stanford

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Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2005, 00:45
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MacDailyNews: Apple CEO Steve Jobs gave a somber and intensely personal commencement speech at Stanford on Sunday,” Tanya Schevitz reports.
Other good links:
Be a dropout, says Jobs – Edmonton Sun, Canada
Dropping out of school is good thing, says Steve Jobs – Inquirer, UK
College dropout Steve Jobs speaks to graduates – Houston Chronicle, TX
Dropping out suited me: Jobs – Sydney Morning Herald

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Soaring Demand for Laptops Lifts Intel's Outlook

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Date: Friday, June 10th, 2005, 10:25
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Globe and Mail: Intel Corp., the world’s biggest computer chip maker, boosted its second-quarter sales and gross margin forecast yesterday, citing strong demand for its laptop-related chipsets. In a scheduled mid-quarter update after the close of trading, the chip maker said sales will range from $9.1-billion (U.S.) to $9.3-billion. In mid-April, Intel estimated sales for the quarter ending July 2 would come in between $8.6-billion and $9.2-billion. FULL STORY
Did Steve Jobs’ deal with Intel to switch to their processors have an impact on this announcement? We suspect that Apple got a nice concession of guaranteed supply of super-fast mobile Intel chips (hopefully Yonah chips) in exchange for all of Apple’s microprocessor business. Maybe we’ll see a dual core 4GHz PowerBook in January 2006.

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No More Excitement During Transition from Apple?

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Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2005, 18:26
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Will there be a slow-down in innovation from Apple after the Intel announcement?

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On Intel: What's the Rub?

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Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2005, 11:40
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Adam Barber offers some perspective on Apple’s switch to Intel. I know, “another intel article” but it’s a pretty good read. In it Adam talks about Bill Gates and his gain as well as details on G4 optimization and Altivec…

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It's the Internet Stupid

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Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2005, 10:15
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It’s not about the market share – it’s about the Internet Share!

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Apple and Intel: A Compromise

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Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2005, 02:02
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So, it’s official. The dark side is here. We’re Intel’s bitches come 2006…

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WWDC05: Keynote Stream Posted

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Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2005, 21:54
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In case you missed it Apple has posted Steve Jobs’ WWDC 2005 keynote address as a QuickTime stream. Just don’t all go watch it now, because that’s what I am trying to do. Ok?

WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) is Apple?s most important annual event for hardware and software developers to receive in-depth information and instruction from Apple’s technical architects and engineers.
Watch Apple CEO Steve Jobs kick-off the Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote address from San Francisco’s Moscone West. See the video-on-demand event right here exclusively in QuickTime and MPEG-4.

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CONFIRMED: Apple to Switch to Intel Chips

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Date: Monday, June 6th, 2005, 13:04
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WWDC05 — According to CNBC Apple CEO Steve Jobs has just confirmed that Apple will drop IBM in favor of chips from Intel beginning with laptops in 2006 and across the entire Macintosh product line in 2007. More soon…

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