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Susan Prescott, Apple vice president of product management and marketing, demonstrates the News app during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Beats, the headphone and music streaming specialist, also brings the swagger of rapper Dr. Dre and recording impresario Jimmy Iovine. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Trade Representative has overturned a ban on the import of the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2. David Paul Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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Trade Case Puts Apple In Washington's Sights

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Apple announced Monday that two top executives who had presided over missteps at the company, including the Maps software, are leaving. Lukas Barth/dapd hide caption

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A screengrab shows the Boing Boing website, restyled to resemble one of an early Mac operating system in honor of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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