Booting Up: Promises, Promises from Tim Cook

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In an interview yesterday at the D conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook promised, “We have some incredible plans that we have been working on for a while.” If you’re talking about that smartwatch, pal, we’ve already moved on to Google Glass. [AllThingsD]

Apple is stepping up the pace of its acquisitions, though. [AllThingsD]

Aviary is expanding to Tokyo in June, with 50 million monthly users in hand. [The Next Web]

Perhaps disappointed with the results of its no good, very bad commercials, Facebook now wants to invade your consciousness via television-show product placement. [Valleywag]

After a small advertiser revolt, Facebook is finally cracking down on groups dedicated to rape and violence against women. [Businessweek]