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Jony Ive Talks Design Philosophy, Patent Theft And Apple's Future

In a rare interview, Jony Ive spoke to the Sunday Times over the weekend, discussing everything from design philosophy to travelling with Steve Jobs. Here are a few choice cuts.


Mark Zuckerberg Talks Fragmenting Apps, Anonymous Facebook And... Poke

Ahead of Facebook’s 10th anniversary on February 4, Bloomberg Businessweek scored an interview with Mark Zuckerberg to chat about the company’s future. Here are some choice cuts from the social network’s head honcho.


Barack Obama: Dammit, I'm Not Allowed An iPhone For 'Security Reasons'

Poor old Barack Obama. Not only is his pet project HealthCare.gov struggling to gain traction, he has other tech woes too: he isn’t allowed an iPhone for “security reasons”.


Vint Cerf: 'Privacy May Actually Be An Anomaly'

Vint Cerf, Google’s chief internet evangelist, is famous for having some, um, strong views. He’s just unleashed a cracker though: he thinks that “privacy may actually be an anomaly”.


Stephen Hawking Doesn't Think The Higgs Boson Is Interesting Enough

Professor Stephen Hawking is not impressed by the discovery of the Higgs boson particle earlier this year. First, it lost him a $100 bet. Second, he would’ve been happier if a more “interesting” solution to the problem of the mass of the universe had been discovered.


Woz: I Wish To God That Apple And Google Were Partners

If there’s one man who talks tech sense it’s Woz — and never more so than in a recent interview with the BBC. Woz would love it if Apple and Google played friendly, and he makes a very, very good point.


Thom Yorke: Spotify Is 'The Last Desperate Fart Of A Dying Corpse'

English musician Thom Yorke has already made his feelings on music streaming services known: he doesn’t like them. But now he’s spoken at length about Spotify and the current state of music distribution and he’s… well, angry.


Bill Gates: Ctrl-Alt-Delete 'Was A Mistake'

The keyboard combo that is Control-Alt-Delete may have become iconic — but it was all just a big mistake, according to Bill Gates.


Jony Ive And Craig Federighi Talk Design, User Experience And Touch ID

Last week, BusinessWeek ran a fairly boring interview with Tim Cook, Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi. But now it’s released a longer interview with just Ive and Federighi, which is kinda interesting. Here are some of the highlights.


Mark Zuckerberg On The NSA Debacle, Facebook Home, And Sucking At IPOs

Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference Mark Zuckerberg has made his feelings known about the recent NSA scandal, pointing out that the government “blew it”. In his own words: “Frankly, I think that the government blew it. They blew it on communicating the balance of what they were going for with this.”