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Apple Details More Job Cuts
by Ina Fried, CNET
A restructuring at Apple that began last quarter will result in additional job cuts this year, the Mac maker said in a regulatory filing Thursday.


Mum's The Word On The Man Behind Apple's iPod
by Mike Wendland, Detroit Free Press
The iPod was developed by a man with roots in suburban Detroit. Except he can't talk about it under an Apple company policy that avoids focusing attention on individual rather than corporate accomplishments — except when it's the company's charismatic and, some say, egocentric chief executive officer, Steve Jobs, who's doing the talking.

Highlights From Apple's Quarterly SEC Filing
by MacMinute

After Effects On The Mac: Adobe Weighs In
by Kevin Schmitt, Creative Mac
Five questions with Steve Kilisky, After Effects product manager.


MPEG-4 Is Dead; Hardware Loses And Firmware Wins
by Damien Stolarz, O'Reilly Network
Hardware is irrelevant now; firmware is king.

Could A Worm On A Mac Or Linux Ever Get Traction?
by Larry Seltzer, eWeek
The lack of targets is probably the reason why nobody writes mail worms for these platforms.


iPod Means That iCan't Hear You — And iLike It
by Dave Watson,
Despite the lack of lows and the excess upper end, I really like the fidelity of the new earphones. It's just that you have to be somewhere quiet when listening to them.

Spending A Year With Mac
by Nicholas Blachford,


Pixar Triple Profits
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Pixar Animation has announced, reports the BBC, "that for the first quarter of 2004 its net income rose to $26.7m from $8.2m in the same period last year. The San Francisco-based firm thanked the continuing popularity of the film, ["Finding Nemo"], on DVD.


Microsoft Reveals Future Of Tablet PC
by Mark Hachman, ExtremeTech

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