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Tech Companies News Byte: Tim Cook Vs. Jony Ive: Battle of the WWDC Tweets

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Social media intelligence firm Viralheat analyzed more than 417,000 tweets relating to Apple that were posted during and after the company's WWDC 2013 keynote, and it compared the sentiment surrounding Apple CEO Tim Cook and design boss Jony Ive, who oversaw the iOS 7 overhaul. Interestingly, 72% of tweets mentioning Ive were positive compared to 64% for Cook, while just 15% of tweets mentioning Ive were negative compared to 24% for Cook. According to the software giant, it sold 114,000 Xbox 360 units in the U.S. in May, leading all other console makers. By beating its competitors, Microsoft was able to nab its 29th consecutive month as the leading console seller in the U.S The Late Night host kicked off video game week on his show by inviting aboard Microsoft VP Phil Spencer and taking the Xbox One for a spin. Spencer touted the Xbox One as an all-in-one entertainment center with games, live TV, a new Kinect camera, and a revamped Xbox Live service coming in the fall.

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