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Comment: Being Pedantic About It (Score 1) 217

by Villageidiot9390 (#42802735) Attached to: Dell Going Private In $24.4 Billion Agreement

that weakness has affected its bottom line: for its fiscal 2013 third quarter, the company reported an 11 percent decrease in revenue from the previous year; while it enjoyed an increase in revenue from its servers and services businesses, revenue from its Consumer division dipped 23 percent

When one talks about affecting the bottom line, it is usually proper to quote Net Income, as it is the bottom line of the Income Statement. Revenue is the at the top, and while it may affect profit, if you have gains in your cost efficiencies, you might still be neutral on your Net Profit.

Security

Backdoor Malware Targets Apple iPad 196

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the that-didn't-take-long dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Apple iPad users are being warned of an email-borne threat which could give hackers unauthorised access to the device. The threat arrives via an unsolicited email urging the recipient to download the latest version of iTunes as a prelude to updating their iPad software. Apart from opening up a backdoor, it also tries to read the keys and serial numbers of the software installed on the device, and logs the passwords to any webmail, IM or protected storage accounts."
Portables (Apple)

+ - Apple Updates 15" MacBook Pro

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Villageidiot9390
Villageidiot9390 writes "Apple has just updated their professional laptop offering. Amongst the updates Apple will now utilize the Santa Rosa chipset and now has processor speeds at up to 2.4GHz. In addition to these changes, Apple has updated the screens on both the 15" and 17" versions of their MacBook Pros. The 15" screen now features a mercury free LED backlit display. The 17" screen now has a native resolution of 1920x1200 pixels."
Media (Apple)

+ - iPhone available on June 29th

Submitted by bobbybobber
bobbybobber (806828) writes "AppleInsider has the good word on iPhone availability. The Apple news site is reporting that a just-aired AT&T Wireless commercial advertises the Apple handset will be available beginning June 29th. The spot aired on CBS at approximately 7:00 p.m. eastern time. It included a brief demonstration of some iPhone functions, ending with Apple-branded splash screen and the June 29th availability date."

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