• Apple to produce 'cheaper, innovative iPods with Wi-Fi and multi-touch technology' soon?

    Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster (who used to work with my dad, went to the same high school as me, and is or was dating my friend Ross’ sister) thinks that Apple might put out some newer, cheaper iPod touch-like devices. “We believe that the iPod touch is the first of several Internet-connected iPods that Apple is currently developing. With 70% market share, we believe Apple is… Read More

  • The Apple Keynote Index Fund

    Ever wish your parents invested in IBM way back when it was still hot? Well here’s a way to make some quick and easy money in tech without having to rent out your body. If you buy Apple stock (MSFT… OK… APPL) the day before the MacWorld keynote (this year it’s on January 15th at 9am) and sell it 48 hours later, you’re almost guaranteed a small win. This… Read More

  • Sniffer confirms: Apple not rotten

    Citizens, it is safe to remove your iPhones from their tin-foil wrappings. The alarm raised by Hackintosh member XianLi that Apple was sending out your International Mobile Equipment Identity with every outgoing transmission turns out to have been nothing but the most base alarmism. Sure, there are graphs and numbers to support his theory, but some intrepid investigator at broke… Read More

  • Newsflash: Working for Google early on makes you rich

    This lady’s name is Bonnie Brown. She’s a skillionaire. She wasn’t always rich, though. Back in 1999, she was making $450 a week as a masseuse for Google, which at that time had 40 employees. Boy oh boy, Google must have known it was going to be huge to hire a masseuse for only 40 people. The last company I worked for had over 300 people and there was no masseuse and no free… Read More

  • Apple Hints At iTMS Video Rentals, Other Stuff

    Talk about the vaguest of vague here, but apparently Apple is interested in bringing video rentals to the iTunes Music Store sometime during 2008. The company briefly discussed the option during Thursday’s shareholder meeting but has yet to come up with anything definite. Several other important points were brought up during the meeting. Apple’s not splitting its stock, the iPhone… Read More

  • Time Warner Cable Goes Public

    Time Warner today announced that Time Warner Cable is becoming a public company. It expects shares to be traded as a Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange with the “TWC” symbol. Shares could begin trading as early as March 1. The move comes as a result of Time Warner Cable purchasing assets from Adelphia when it filed Chapter 11. In exchange for the assets, TWC coughed… Read More