Cult of Mac: FBI coughed up less than you thought for iPhone unlock

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The feds may not have paid quite as much money as we previously thought to unlock the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case — with a new report claiming that it was less than the $1.3 million+ sum widely reported in the media last week. The $1.3 million figure was based on […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

The Loop: Carl Icahn sells entire Apple stake

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But Icahn, who owned 45.8 million Apple shares at the end of last year, said China’s economic slowdown and worries about how China could become more prohibitive in doing business triggered his decision to exit his position entirely. "We no longer have a position in Apple. Tim Cook did a great job. I called him this morning to tell him that and he was a little sorry, obviously. But I told him it’s a great company," Icahn said. "In Apple today as opposed to six months or a year ago, in this one, there’s no need for activism because I think they have a great management. But you worry a little bit, maybe more than a little, about China’s attitude."

Probably the best news Apple has had in a while.∞ Read this on The Loop

$JCP News: How Private Brands Are Enhancing JCPenney’s Performance

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JCPenney’s (JCP) strong assortment of private brands is facilitating increased store traffic by attracting its loyal customers. Some of the company’s popular private brands include a.n.a, Worthington, St. John’s Bay, The Original Arizona Jean Company …

$JCP News: All the Things You Can No Longer Buy If You’re Really Boycotting Trans-Friendly Businesses

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Build your own furniture because IKEA’s a no-go but do not get the tools for it at Home Depot. You can’t buy clothes at JCPenney, Sears, Nordstrom or, of course, Target, nor can you purchase food sold by General Mills, Kellogg, Kraft or Kroger.

$JCP News: How JCPenney’s Merchandising Strategy Is Boosting Its Sales

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JCPenney’s (JCP) merchandise assortment has helped in enhancing its sales. In fiscal 2015 ended January 31, 2016, JCPenney’s sales grew by 3%. The company outperformed peers Macy’s (M) and Dillard’s (DDS), which reported declines of 3.7% and 0.4% …

MiceChat: Disneyland Update – In a Galaxy Behind Frontierland

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Howdy MiceChatters, happy Monday! There’s all sorts of interesting things going on at the Disneyland Resort right now. Star Wars construction is moving at a much faster pace than previous construction projects we’ve covered for…

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