How Can You Miss Us if We Won’t Go Away? Paczkowski and Swisher Highlights From AllThingsD.

And so it goes in Silicon Valley.

Managing Expectations for Amazon’s Upcoming Kindle Event

Let’s recap what we know ahead of Amazon’s Sept. 6 press conference.

High Five to — Happy Birthday to Us

No presents but your presence, dear readers.

Apple Announces January 19 “Education Event” in New York

So that resolves a couple of questions about what Apple and Eddy Cue are up to this month. And leaves plenty of others. Start up the speculation machine again!

October. Oc … to … ber. Repeat After Me: Apple iPhone 5 to Launch in October.

Dear Everyone: Chillax, because, as we said, you’ll have to wait until October.

Viral Video: Auto-Tuning Apple’s Phil Schiller Kicking A**

No one at had any idea the mild-mannered head of Apple marketing Phil Schiller was so hip. Well, at least in this cool video, in which he is Auto-Tuned from the Worldwide Developer Conference for Apple in June, using the naughty quote from our own John Paczkowski.

Mac Sales Outpace Market… Again

There’s really no other way to say this: The Mac is kicking ass. Not only is its growth outpacing that of the broader market, it’s doing it in virtually every segment from government to enterprise.

Nokia Siemens Closes Motorola Deal

Its legal spat with Huawei resolved, Motorola Solutions today completed the transfer of its telecom network equipment business to Nokia Siemens. Valued at $975 million in cash, the deal includes the transfer of about 6,900 employees to Nokia Siemens, and will make it the third-largest wireless infrastructure provider in the United States and the leading non-Japanese wireless vendor in Japan.

A "Broken Brand"? Analysts Aren't Buying RIM's Happy Talk.

“We feel fantastic about the future of the company and its prospects.” Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie said that Thursday following the company’s steep first-quarter earnings warning. And while he may have convinced himself, he doesn’t have much company.

RIM Acquires Tungle