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2012-01-29 08:38:30

A 2007 email suggesting the existence of a so-called "gentlemen's agreement" between Apple and Google, in which the latter party promised not to recruit talent from the former, was made public as part of a class action lawsuit on Friday. In that email, which was disclosed as part of a proposed class action lawsuit against the two tech giants and five other companies, Steve Jobs wrote to Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt to ask him to stop trying to recruit an Apple engineer, according to...

Steve Jobs Action Figure Falls Under Apple’s Legal Hammer
2012-01-05 09:00:00

It looks as if the previously reported Steve Jobs action figure will become a very limited edition collectible, Amy Willis reports for The Telegraph. Earlier this week, the Chinese company In Icons announced the sale of a highly-detailed poseable doll of the late, iconic Apple CEO but with perhaps more buzz than expected, Apple´s legal team took notice and has threatened court action if the doll is sold. The 12-inch tall doll, listed for $99, was seen on the company´s website...

Updated Plans Released For Apple's Spaceship Campus
2011-12-08 10:50:21

The city council of Cupertino, California has posted updated renderings and general layout drawings for the upcoming “Apple Campus 2 Project” for Apple and the scale of the proposed building is quite impressive, reports Steven Musil for CNET. Located across town from the company´s current headquarters, the plans were originally pitched to the city council by the late Steve Jobs in June of this year. Encompassing 2.8 million square-feet, the office building, which would...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

Book is a Compilation of Many of the Most Beloved and Familiar Icons Created Over the Last 27 Years Selected Icons From the Book Are Also Available as Signed, Limited Edition Printsâ” Including Original Macintosh and Steve Jobs Portrait Icons San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Susan Kare, the noted Silicon Valley interface designer, today launched a new book, Susan Kare: ICONS, featuring 80 of her most popular icons created between 1983-2011. The book comprises a...

Jobs Claimed He Would Destroy Android
2011-10-21 10:52:03

The Associated Press (AP) reports that Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography claims that Jobs said he would "destroy Android." According to the report, Jobs said he would destroy the Google smartphone operating system because "it's a stolen product." He said he would "spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank" to right this wrong. The news agency obtained an early copy of the Isaacson book, which is derived from many interviews Isaacson had with Jobs before he died on...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin