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Submission + - OS X Lion Sandboxing Affects App Store apps (cultofmac.com)

mr100percent writes: Mac OS X developers have been given a few extra months to accept the Mac App Store app sandboxing requirementsor to forget all about selling their apps through Apple’s store. Developers now have about four months to decide on whether they will support sandboxing in their apps. The problem? If they do, some apps will become just shadows of their former selves.

Is Apple Looking to Buy Disney? 250

louismg writes "This week, Barron's is suggesting that with Steve Jobs on board as the number one shareholder of Disney, following Pixar's acquisition, that Disney is ripe for the plucking for an acquisition by Apple. But look at the numbers. Apple has a $60 billion market cap, and Disney's is over $50 billion. Apple's cash on hand is in the $10 billion range. Wouldn't a Disney acquisition eliminate the possibility of working with NBC's shows on iTunes, or working with Viacom/MTV? It would seem the conflicts and competition would outweigh a purchase of Disney - Pixar or not."

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