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Apple trying to avoid a train wreck

Like many companies under the gun in the ongoing stock options trading scandal, Apple is playing a dangerous game with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S.

January 1, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Apple: In Jobs we trust

Apple Computer filed its tardy quarterly and annual statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday and indicated that Steve Jobs was "aware or recommended" backdated options. However, Apple's board has "complete confidence in Steve Jobs and the senior management team.

December 28, 2006 by

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The year in reviews

Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, reviews and downloads of 2006. Here are the most popular ZDNet reviews of the year based on traffic.

December 27, 2006 by

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Can Jobs remain unscathed by Apple options probe?

The stock options backdating issue may be catching up to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. While most are focused on Apple's retail sales, latest gadgets and Macworld, the company's stock option backdating probe--you know the one that has caused Apple to delay its annual report--remains a big issue.

December 26, 2006 by

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The year in blogs

Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, downloads and reviews of 2006. Here are the most popular ZDNet blogs of the year based on traffic.

December 26, 2006 by

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Presence for your presents

Presence has long been touted as the solution to managing communication interruptions, but what will it take to make it real?

December 26, 2006 by Phil Windley

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The year in news

Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, downloads and reviews of 2006. Here are the most popular news stories of the year based on traffic.

December 25, 2006 by

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Wikipedia's Wales wants to take on Google

If all goes according to plan, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and partner Amazon will launch a socially-charged search engine to compete with Google, Yahoo, Ask and others early next year. According to the story in The Times of London, the project is called Wikiasari--wiki (Hawaiian for "quick" + asari (Japanese for "rummaging search)--and will be launched out of Wikia, Inc, the for-profit, venture-funded branch of Wales' effort to human-empower Web pages.

December 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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