Tech Hangout #25: Carl Icahn vs. Tim Cook

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Ben Roethig (host)
  • Eric Schuetz
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Rusty Greer

Apple overtakes Coke as most valuable brand

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-30/apple-overtakes-coca-cola-as-most-valuable-brand-study-finds.htm

Carl Icahn has “testy” meeting with Apple about shareholder control

http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/10/01/icahn-reveals-discussion-with-apple-ceo-tim-cook-got-a-little-testy
http://www.tuaw.com/2013/10/01/carl-icahn-reportedly-pushed-tim-cook-for-150b-apple-share-buyb/

Android Overtakes Apple iPads in Q2 Tablet Sale

http://www.technobuffalo.com/2013/09/30/android-overtakes-apple-ipads-in-q2-tablet-sales-report-says/

Ikea sells solar panels in the UK

http://geekbeat.tv/ikea-starts-selling-solar-panels-in-uk/

Tracfone comes clean on straight talk

http://www.androidcentral.com/tracfone-clarifies-straight-talk-and-net10-data-policy-confirms-25gb-throttle-point

Delta goes with the surface.

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/10/01/delta-changes-course-on-ipads-in-cockpit-and-moves-to-surface-in/

XBox One only works in horizontal orientation

http://www.gamespot.com/tgs/microsoft-on-xbox-one-vertical-orientation-do-it-at-your-own-risk-6414731/

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