MacTrast News Digest – January 29, 2014

MacTrast News Digest – January 29, 2014

President Obama gives a shout out to Apple, iOS in the Car might be held back by internal struggle, The “iCahn” buys another chunk of Apple stock, and Delta goes tubular with their latest safety video. All this, and oh-so-much-more in the MacTrast News Digest for Wednesday, January 29, 2014.

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President Obama Mentions Apple Backed ConnectED Initiative During His SOTU Address
During President Barack Obama’s annual State of the Union address on Tuesday, he mentioned ConnectED, the program that Apple, Microsoft, Sprint, and Verizon, along with the Federal Communications Commission are involved in to provide the framework for connecting over 15,000 schools and 20 million students to high-speed Internet over the next two years.
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Burberry Group Plc CEO Angela Ahrendts At The London Stock Exchange

Apple’s Soon to be SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts to be Named Dame of the British Empire
Apple’s soon to be Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts will be honored as a Dame of the British Empire. The 53-year-old Ahrendts, who was born in Indiana, is currently the CEO of Burberry, a luxury British brand established in 1856 that today has 11,000 employees.
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Apple’s Delayed iOS in the Car Initiative Said to be Victim of Apple’s Hardware-Oriented Culture
Apple’s delayed rollout of its iOS in the Car initiative is reportedly a victim of Apple’s hardware-oriented corporate culture, says a new report from The Information’s Jessica E. Lessin.
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Gmail for iOS Bug May Have Caused Users to Remove Messages Accidentally
Google has been notifying some users of its Gmail for iOS app that a now-corrected software bug may have caused them to remove some messages by mistake.
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Carl ‘iCahn’ Increases AAPL holdings – Buys Another $500M – Total Investment Now $4B
Carl “The Little Investor That” Icahn apparently looked at Apple’s falling stock price yesterday as a buying opportunity, as he picked up another $500 million worth of shares in the company.
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Delta’s ’80s Themed Safety Video is Like TOTALLY Tubular To The Max!
Delta is once again making an attempt to get its passengers to actually pay attention to its in-flight safety video, by attempting to tickle their retro funny bone with an ’80s themed vid.
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Apple Releases iOS 7.0.5 For iPhone 5s/5c to Correct Issues With Chinese Carriers
Apple has just released iOS 7.0.5 for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c users. The update corrects ‘network provisioning’ issues on Chinese carriers.
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Denver Broncos TE Julius Thomas to Share His Super Bowl XLVIII Experience Via Hang w/
Denver Broncos Tight End Julius Thomas will be using live-streaming social-media platform Hang w/ to stream his experiences from New York leading up to, and following Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Lenovo Set to Buy Motorola Mobility From Google in $3 Billion Deal
Google is making a deal that will dump Motorola Mobility on Lenovo’s doorstep in exchange for $3 billion going into Google’s pocket. The deal comes less than two years after the search and Android giant bought Motorola for $12.5 billion.
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