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Wall Street Journal:
Apple hires Sony TV execs Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg as heads of video programming worldwide reporting to Eddy Cue, to lead push into original content   —  Jamie Ehrlicht and Zack Van Amburg will join Apple as co-heads of video programming world-wide  —  Apple Inc. has poached …
Jun 16, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Former Apple employees on how Siri's progress was crippled by lack of ambitious goals, shifting strategies, and insufficient usage data   —  Nimble competitors developed new voice-powered products for the home while Apple remained focused on its phone  —  In a 2.5-hour keynote …
Jun 7, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Apple's cash reserve has topped $250B, which is greater than Walmart or P&G's market value, and exceeds the foreign-currency reserves of UK and Canada combined   —  Tech giant's unequaled stash draws calls for buybacks, acquisitions as corporate tax shift looms
May 1, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Apple confirms $1B investment in SoftBank's $100B technology-focused Vision Fund; SoftBank is investing $25B, and Saudi Arabia's government is investing $45B   —  Apple says fund will support ‘strategically important technologies’  —  Apple Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it plans …
Jan 4, 2017, 1:18 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple has discussed investing up to $1B in SoftBank's $100B tech fund   —  SoftBank is raising up to $100 billion to invest in disruptive technologies  —  Apple Inc. has held talks about investing in a $100 billion fund being raised by Japanese internet and telecommunications giant …
Dec 12, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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eero:
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Zoho:
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