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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, January 10, 2012


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  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't really make $378 million in 2011: His salary was $900,017. His 401(K) grew by $14,700. To get the rest he has to stick around"  Fortune 9:06 AM
  • "Apple CEO's Compensation" [Paid Membership Required] 9:19 AM
  • "SEC Watch: Apple's CEO Cook Got $378M In 2011 As He Took On Jobs' Reigns"  paidContent 8:37 AM
  • "Apple chief Tim Cook in $378m pay package" BBC 8:47 AM
  • "Kodak Alleges Patent Infringement Against Apple, HTC" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "Eastman Kodak sues Apple over four and HTC over five digital imaging patents"  Foss Patents 3:57 PM
  • "Kodak Sues Apple, HTC Claiming Patent Infringement" Bloomberg 3:58 PM
  • "Kodak sues Apple, HTC over digital image patents" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "Kodak not dead yet: fires patent suits at Apple, HTC" CNET News 4:11 PM
  • "The iPhone turns 5: Evolution of a game-changer/It was just five years ago that Steve Jobs announced the iPhone, which despite early criticisms came to redefine mobile computing"  InfoWorld 11:58 AM
  • "Apple: CES goers, don't forget about us! Apple might not be at the CES 2012 show but isn't twiddling its thumbs" Network World 8:49 AM
  • "Use An iPhone? Yup, The Government Tracks That"  Fast Company 9:22 AM
  • "Apple poised to double potential iPhone market in China"  GigaOM 9:14 AM
  • "Chinese writers suing Apple over alleged pirated e-books" ZDNet 8:23 AM
  • "OS X 10.7.3 Build 11D42 Seeded to Developers" MacRumors 6:39 PM
  • "Introducing Ask the iTunes Guy" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "How to connect OS X to Windows printers via LPD" MacFixIt 11:57 AM
  • "How to Zip Files in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 8:53 AM
  • "Remove the User Name from the Menu Bar in OS X Lion" OS X Daily 8:53 AM
  • "How to fix the OS X empty trash permissions error" AppleTell 9:20 AM
  • "Finally. A Database For Small Business. It's Free And Good" Mac 360 8:54 AM
  • "Yet Another Easy, Free Way To Search For Files On Your Mac" Mac 360 8:54 AM
  • "GIS software is too complex for designers, or is it?" IT.Enquirer 8:25 AM
  • "iTunes: Quickly convert Videos to AAC audio" Mac OS X Hints 9:38 AM
  • "Fix dropout problems when streaming music over Airport Express g" Mac OS X Hints 9:38 AM
  • "Lion discussion continues on user interface issues; application-based file management; autosave details; MPEG support; window state when documents are re-opened; and a FaceTime audio glitch." MacInTouch 4:07 PM
  • "Dumbing down Mac OS X: Safari's 'Downloads' window" Betalogue 10:05 AM
Press Releases
  • "Text Cleaner 3.5 Takes Care Of Designers And Editors: Adds Latest InDesign, InCopy, Mac OS Compatibility" Text Cleaner 11:57 AM
  • "Research and Markets: Mac OS X Lion Bible" Business Wire 11:26 AM
  • "Research and Markets: Mac OS X Lion Portable Genius. Shortcuts, Tips, and Tools for Making the Most of the New Mac OS X Lion" Business Wire 11:26 AM
  • "Powerful iOS photo editing app Snapseed coming to the Mac App Store" The Next Web 10:49 AM
  • "New Testament Translators' Handbooks Now Available for Accordance Bible Software" Accordance 10:30 AM
  • "BBEdit 10.1.1" TidBITS 11:58 AM
  • "Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 10.1.1: Improves 'Open File by Name' Feature, Adds Project Enhancements" Bare Bones Software 9:59 AM
  • "Sync Salesforce, Google, and More with iCloud" Business Wire 9:24 AM
  • "JNSoftware LLC is pleased to announce the immediate availability of JABMenu v2.6, a significant update to the popular productivity tool for Mac OS X. Among other improvements JABMenu v2.6 adds new customizable hotkeys, a crash monitor, and improved Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) support." JNSoftware 8:55 AM
  • "Adobe Releases Lightroom 4 Beta" Wired 10:36 AM
  • "Adobe Debuts Photoshop Lightroom 4 Public Beta on Adobe Labs: Free Lightroom 4 Beta Delivers Unparalleled Image Processing and Workflow Efficiency for Photographers" Business Wire 9:24 AM
  • "Lightroom 4 Beta Adds New Album & Video Editing Features" The Mac Observer 8:55 AM
  • "Digital Heaven releases Final Cut Pro X Unleashed Bundle" prMac 10:04 AM
  • "Newly MTS to Camtasia Converter for Mac Released By E-PDF" prMac 8:45 AM
  • "Mac DVDRipper Pro 3.1 adds 300 titles to database" FairerPlatform 8:35 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "T-Mobile launches VoIP services for iPhone" Macworld 7:03 PM
  • "Apple VP Greg Joswiak Spotted On The Show Floor 'Scouting The Competition'" Cult of Mac 6:32 PM
  • "@ CES: Apple Is Scouting The Competition" paidContent 3:56 PM
  • "Vizio Challenges Apple's TV with Announcement at CES" PadGadget 4:04 PM
  • "iPhone cannibalizing Android sales" ZDNet 9:26 AM
  • "Android Edges Ahead of iOS in Ad Impressions" AllThingsD 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's Siri puts voice-enabled search in spotlight" Reuters 8:39 AM
  • "Liquipel says it can waterproof your iPhone without a case" Geek 8:46 AM
  • "CES 2012: Thunderbolt grows a bit more" Mac.Blorge 12:42 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Motorola's Droid Razr MAXX Almost Achieves the 24-Hour Battery" Techland 1:19 PM
  • "AT&T wants Watson in your car" TG Daily 12:42 PM
  • "Dish Network's New DVR System Can Record 6 HD Shows Simultaneously" PCWorld 12:18 PM
  • "Nvidia, Asus Announce $249 Quad-Core Tablet" PC Magazine 12:12 PM
  • "MySpace is Reborn at Panasonic Press Conference, Unleashes Justin Timberlake" PC Magazine 12:11 PM
  • "RIM Drops More Hints About PlayBook 2.0, BlackBerry 10" PC Magazine 12:11 PM
  • "Vlingo turns your smartphone into a voice-activated TV remote" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 11:46 AM
  • "Netflix support confirmed for Playstation Vita" TG Daily 12:42 PM
  • "CES: Sony talks up Walkman, Vita and Tablet P releases" V3 1:05 PM
  • "Sony introduces glasses-free 3D TV at CES" TG Daily 12:41 PM
  • "Bloggie flips over to new camera models: While Cisco infamously abandoned in April its Flip unit, which popularised value-priced and easy-to-use camcorders for consumers, Sony has stuck it out with the Bloggie brand that tried to imitate the Flip's success." Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "Adobe provides details on plans to cut 224 Bay Area jobs" Oakland Tribune 10:51 AM
  • "Android phones: Motorola shows Droid 4 with keyboard/Android phones from Motorola will now include new Droid 4 with physical keyboard. But these Android phones still don't run Ice Cream Sandwich OS." Christian Science Monitor 10:27 AM
  • "Yahoo Announces New Interactivity for Connected TV" PC Magazine 12:10 PM
  • "CES 2012: Lenovo unveils own-brand smart TVs" DigiTimes 11:01 AM
  • "Samsung unveils voice- and motion-controlled TV" CNNMoney 10:28 AM
  • "Dragon TV: Change channels, search shows and tweet with no clicker" Boston Herald 10:20 AM
  • "Video memo pad replaces notes on the fridge" CNET 10:01 AM
  • "CES Hits Vegas with Ultrabooks, Tablets, and OLED-TVs" FOXBusiness 11:36 AM
  • "Ahead of the Bell: CES show opens in Las Vegas/International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, exhibits to run until Friday" Associated Press 9:50 AM
  • "Google makes appearance at CES 2012 via Maps" ZDNet 1:14 PM
  • "Google social search adds 'personal' Picasa, Google+ results: Users logged into their Google Accounts will be able to see content their social contacts have shared privately with them" IDG News Service 10:32 AM
  • "Nokia's US beachhead: one fast phone, one carrier" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "Nokia's Chief Takes Aim at U.S. Market" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Lenovo Unveils Convertible PCs" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "At CES, Samsung plans content for every screen" GigaOM 9:30 AM
  • "CES and the death of hardware" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 119" 148Apps 11:56 AM
  • "Pegatron Reportedly lands new iPad orders; announces result for 2011" DigiTimes 9:04 AM
  • "New iPads Imminent? Source Claims Taiwan Manufacturer Already Taking Orders" Techland 9:04 AM
  • "Apple reorganizing iPhone, iPad production, sources claim" Electronista 9:10 AM
  • "MacBook Air sales rise as ultrabook market heats up" CNET News 12:41 PM
  • "Apple's iOS Market Share Rises" Zacks 12:41 PM
  • "Signs of Siri for iPad found in latest iOS beta" CNET News 2:34 PM
  • "Buried Deep In The Latest Apple Software Release Is Evidence That Siri Is Coming To The iPad" Business Insider 8:39 AM
  • "Future iOS Devices Could Be Slimmer But Stronger Thanks To Gorilla Glass 2 [CES 2012] Cult of Mac 9:26 AM
  • "The IMac's Still The Winner --And Future Champ --Among All-In-Ones" MacNews 8:54 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins More Strategic Patents Covering the iPhone & Smart Cables" Patently Apple 9:47 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents For Audio Data Storage, More" MacNews 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Patents Power Charger Password Recovery: Microchip embedded in a power supply or other peripheral could help recover forgotten laptop or smartphone passwords." InformationWeek 2:34 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "W.E.L.D.E.R. For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "Mortal Skies 2 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "Bok Choy Boy For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:49 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:37 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:37 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:37 AM

  • "Review: FirmTek miniSwap Dual Bay Trayless 6Gb/s eSATA Enclosure" Bare Feats 1:25 PM
  • "Canon PowerShot S100 provides a near-perfect pocket camera" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "Plantronics Savi 440 wireless mic great for speech recognition on your Mac" Macworld 8:49 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Google Translate's No Babel Fish, but It's Cheaper Than a Personal Interpreter" MacNewsWorld 8:59 AM
  • "MacHash Apple News Aggregator Gets iOS 5 Twitter Support, Podcasts" MacStories 8:53 AM
  • "Phraseology Review: Text editor mixes simplicity with powerful niceties" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "Automatic Panorama Photography on an iPhone: Pano 360 Camera" eXtensions 8:24 AM
  • "'Puzzling Penguins 2' Review - Pushin' the Penguins Around" Touch Arcade 9:10 AM
  • "ESPN iScore Basketball Scorekeeper Review" 148Apps 10:03 AM
  • "Wicket – The Beginning Review" 148Apps 9:20 AM
  • "Battle Frontier: The Adventures of Arthur Review" 148Apps 9:20 AM
  • "iOS Tip: Mass Deleting Photographs On Your iOS Device" MacTrast 8:49 AM
  • "USB 3: Time for Apple to Make the Right Choice" Low End Mac 4:08 PM
  • "Tech 2012: Everyone Wants a Piece of Apple or Facebook" Low End Mac 4:08 PM
  • "Ferraris and Fords: The consumer electronics market in 2012 can be easily summed up as Ferraris and Fords. Apple, of course, is the Ferrari of the tech market, while the competition is the Ford." The Loop 2:35 PM
  • "Here's How Siri Can Power an Apple HDTV" Gizmodo 12:11 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Why a 7 Inch iPad Makes Sense" The Mac Observer 11:57 AM
  • "'This American Life' Revives Debate over Apple Manufacturer Foxconn's Labor Practices: In the beginning of the latest episode of This American Life, Ira Glass asks Siri on his iPhone 4S 'Where were you manufactured?'" Techland 11:19 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Mythical leapfrog" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:05 AM
  • "Rumor: iPad 3 Components Seen In The Wild" AppleBitch 1:25 PM
  • "Hope To See The Next iPad At CES? You Might, Without Knowing It"  iLounge 9:32 AM
  • "Why Tim Cook Did Not Top the CEO Pay List of 2011" Minyanville 12:11 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Made More Than Twitter Last Year" Mashable 10:04 AM
  • "Apple's Cook's payday: Why every cent is deserved"  ZDNet 9:18 AM
  • "Who cares about the iPad, I want Siri on the iPhone 4" ZDNet 9:18 AM
  • "Can Nokia's Lumia take on Apple and Google?" Fortune 9:17 AM
  • "'iCade Mobile' Wraparound iPhone Gamepad? Yes, Please!" Techland 8:59 AM
  • "Opinion: How the iPhone 5 isn't just about the phone" Computerworld 8:56 AM
  • "Guardian Starts Charging 280,000 iPad Readers From Friday; How Will It Go?" mocoNews 8:53 AM
  • "Why the Future of TV Won't Be Here Soon" AllThingsD 8:45 AM
  • "How will Apple respond to Ultrabooks? They won't" The Loop 8:39 AM
  • "Windows ultrabooks: What's Apple response? Analysts take a shot at how Apple may react to PC rivals of the MacBook Air" Computerworld 8:38 AM
  • "How using an iPhone 4S can kill your entire network (true story)" ZDNet 8:38 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung and the reality of the Android ecosystem"  GigaOM 8:37 AM
  • "Five years of iPhone, the smartphone that changed everything" iPhoneTouch.Blorge 8:35 AM
  • "Why Google+ is here to stay, like it or not" ZDNet UK 1:17 PM
  • "Has Google Popped the Filter Bubble?" Wired 1:12 PM
  • "HP Pavilion dv6 15.6in quad-core notebook: Llano laptop, anyone?" Register Hardware 12:44 PM
  • "Wi-Fi Alliance's Wireless Predictions and Projects for 2012" PC Magazine 12:12 PM
  • "Hands On With MetroPCS's New Phones" PC Magazine 12:11 PM
  • "Why Internet crime goes unpunished" InfoWorld 11:41 AM
  • "Passphrases A Viable Alternative To Passwords? Some experts say they are, but technological and cultural issues bar the path to passphrases." InformationWeek 11:38 AM
  • "Big Cloud Trends for the New Year" Forbes 11:32 AM
  • "Facebook Messenger For Windows Goes After Google Chat" Forbes 11:32 AM
  • "The New Cyber Savannah" CRM Buyer 11:03 AM
  • "Will the Kindle Fire Kill E-Readers?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:03 AM
  • "Photos: Day Two of the Consumer Electronics Show" Techland 1:22 PM
  • "Highlights from Day Two of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show" Techland 1:20 PM
  • "CES 2012 Photo Gallery: PCMag is out in full force at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Take a look at the coolest tech, the hottest gadgets, and the best sights on the show floor." PC Magazine 12:11 PM
  • "Gorilla Glass, Ultrabooks rule on day 1 of CES 2012" CBS News 10:25 AM
  • "The Big Hits of CES 2012, So Far" [Slideshow] PCWorld 12:16 PM
  • "How Nokia's Lumia 900 Windows Phone Won CES Before It Even Started" Techland 1:21 PM
  • "CES: A Look At The Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "Can Nokia's Lumia take on Apple and Google?" Fortune 9:53 AM
  • "Nokia's Make or Break Week" [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Fighting for Control Of New 'Smart' TVs" [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "5 Tips to Protect Your Phone From I.D. Theft" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "CSI: Xbox—how cops perform Xbox Live stakeouts and console searches" Ars Technica 11:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "CES 2012: BulletTrain eXpress Enclosure for Magic Trackpad and Apple Keyboard" MacRumors 11:31 PM
  • "Rechargeable Power Bar powers Apple Magic Trackpad" iTWire 7:26 PM
  • "Turning Your iPhone into a PSP Is Pretty Awesome" Gizmodo 6:36 PM
  • "In Industry First, SoundHound Player Delivers Free, Unlimited LiveLyrics: SoundHound Version 4.2 for iOS Dishes Out Lyrics for More Than One Million Tracks" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "Get ready to run, jump and GLIDE through the jungle with Updraft Jack! You are a sugar glider fleeing from an owl in hot pursuit in this action-packed dash game for iPhone and iPod Touch." Metaversal Studios 4:05 PM
  • "Ever Wonder Where Your Apple Hardware Comes From? Listen to 'Mr Daisey and the Apple Factory'" OS X Daily 4:00 PM
  • "Photographers Rejoice; Snapseed To Hit Mac App Store" AppleBitch 2:35 PM
  • "Learn To Play On iPad Guitar Controller" [Video Report] BYTE 1:48 PM
  • "CES 2012: Caesars Palace launches iPad app" USA Today 1:26 PM
  • "Scribblenauts Developer Debuts iOS Platformer" Wired 1:26 PM
  • "New 'Showtime Anytime' App Brings Showtime's Movies And Shows To The iPad" TechCrunch 12:43 PM
  • "j5create Wormhole Products Enable Easy Device To Device Data Transfers Via USB" MacPrices 12:42 PM
  • "TeleNav launches free Scout 'daily personal navigator' for iPhone" TUAW 12:04 PM
  • "Amazon introduces iPad Kindle Store" Macworld 12:03 PM
  • "Kizzle for iOS- Kids Creativity Workshop: Create, Share Animated Avatars" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Sumoku 1.0 Free for iOS - Unique Crossword-Style Game with Numbers" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Kids Tap-Along for iOS - Interactive Game Lets Kids Play and Sing Rhymes" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Charades 1.0 for iOS - Game Center Enabled Version of Classic Party Game" PRWeb 12:03 PM
  • "Line 6 Mobile Keys™ Premium Keyboard Controllers Move Seamlessly Between iPad®, iPhone®, Mac® and PC" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "Design and Build Native iOS Apps on Windows with MobiOne" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "iWatchz Unveils Two New nano Watch Band Collections at 2012 CES" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "Push IO® Sends More Than 3 Billion Push Notifications" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "iLuv's Award-Winning MobiAir™ Delivers High-Fidelity Sound and Universal Smartphone Compatibility" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "Boost the MacBook's Ability to Connect, Share, and Communicate with iLuv's New Multi-Functional, Premium Mac Adapters and Cables" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "iLuv® Debuts Revolutionary and Stylish Next Generation Charging Solutions for Today's Discriminating Mobile Consumer" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "iLuv Upgrades Cable Line Up to Include Unique Charge and Sync Features" PRWeb 12:02 PM
  • "AllMail: Add Mass Mail Options to the Stock Mail App" iDownload Blog 11:57 AM
  • "Google+ for iOS Gets New Photos UI, Starts Video Hangout From Messenger" iClarified 11:56 AM
  • "Super Pixel Bros. blocky Mario game gets renamed, hits the iPhone" Engadget 11:31 AM
  • "Kingston Digital Announces Wi-Drive App for Kindle Fire; 64GB Capacity Addition and Apple App Update" Business Wire 11:26 AM
  • "SMK-Link Announces the New Gyration® Air Mouse Mobile" Business Wire 11:26 AM
  • "Comcast Begins Rolling Out 'AnyPlay' Live TV Streaming for iPad" MacRumors 11:19 AM
  • "iPad-Only Newspaper 'The Daily' Is iPad-Only No Longer, Launches on Android" Mashable 11:19 AM
  • "Lose the Screws: FirmTek Debuts 2.5" Trayless Hard Drive/Solid State Drive Enclosure Solution" FirmTek 10:50 AM
  • "Infinity Blade franchise nets over $30 million in revenue" Edible Apple 9:51 AM
  • "Innergie Introduces Lightweight and Compact PocketCell™ Providing Extended Power and Charging for Portable Consumer Electronic Devices" Business Wire 9:24 AM
  • "OnLive Desktop gives iPad owners the gift of Windows" ZDNet 9:18 AM
  • "New free iPad app lets you use Windows 7 on Apple's tablet - and you don't need a PC" Daily Mail (UK) 9:14 AM
  • "Klipsch AirPlay Breaks Speaker Mold: New all-in-one speaker package looks like TV console; includes AirPlay" Electronic House 9:11 AM
  • "Sony Announces New X-Series Speaker Docks for iPad" iClarified 9:06 AM
  • "Elgato puts SSD on Thunderbolt" iTWire 8:55 AM
  • "Line 6 Unveils Mobile Keys(TM) Premium Keyboard Controller for iPad: iPhone: Mac: PC" PRNewswire 8:46 AM
  • "CES 2012: Targus Announces Pen That Wirelessly Transfers Handwriting to iPad" Mac|Life 8:46 AM
  • "Perfect Dimension releases Save The Pencil HD for iPad" prMac 10:05 AM
  • "Draw up the next blockbuster app on your iPad with AppSketcher for iOS" prMac 10:04 AM
  • "Bellamon Brings its Kids Learning App Shape-O! ABC's to the iPhone" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "12-Steppers Resolution - Do My Moral Inventory Easily w/ Life Inventory" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "Charades 1.0 for iOS - Game Center Enabled Version of Classic Party Game" prMac 8:45 AM
  • "Harlem Travel Guide 1.0 for iOS - In the Top 3 of 325 Interactive Guides" prMac 8:45 AM
  • "Sumoku 1.0 Free for iOS - Unique Crossword-Style Game with Numbers" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Unique Game Concept - ePig Monster Smasher" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Zipbuds Launches Its First-Ever Headphones & Enhanced Earbuds Lines @CES" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Joe Monkey Escapes - Can be found in App Store" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Satisfy Your Passion for Fashion with this New Free App" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "MEA Mobile Launches Engineering Apps Suite for iPad" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Old Masters in 3D for iPhone and iPad - An interactive 3D Book" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "The Ultimate iPhone/iPad App For Justin Bieber Fans" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Happi Papi Launches App Evaluation Program for Schools" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Kalenday introduces first calendar app for iOS where times are optional" prMac 8:44 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Steve Ballmer's CES Swan Song: Excerpts from Steve Ballmer's keynote speech at the Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He talks about the new Windows 8 interface and Microsoft's tie-up with Nokia." [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:54 AM
  • "Steve Ballmer's gonzo final CES keynote, backed by tweet choir" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO hits familiar chord in CES swan song" Associated Press 9:55 AM
  • "Ballmer predicts new era in computing, entertainment, smartphones in final Microsoft CES keynote" EE Times 11:03 AM
  • "For Microsoft's last CES keynote, Ballmer hawks Windows 8, Kinect" IDG News Service 10:32 AM
  • "Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer CES Keynote: Windows Most Important" eWeek 11:04 AM
  • "Ballmer Touts Windows 8, Phone In Microsoft's CES Farewell" CRN 10:29 AM
  • "Microsoft ends CES tradition -- with Ryan Seacrest" Geekwire 11:52 AM
  • "Microsoft Bets on Metro: At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics keynote speech, Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer demonstrates the next Microsoft operating system Metro." [Video Report] MarketWatch 1:36 PM
  • "Microsoft Shows Off Metro" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Nokia, Microsoft Take the Wraps Off Fast Windows Phone for AT&T's Network" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "Requested ITC review could find Motorola in infringement of up to five more Microsoft patents" Foss Patents 9:52 AM
  • "Microsoft sues China's Gome for alleged copyright infringement" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Sues Chinese Electronics Firms for Software Piracy" IDG News Service 12:18 PM
  • "Microsoft's Kinect for Windows Priced $100 More than Xbox Version" Forbes 11:32 AM
  • "Kinect for Windows Available February 1, but Overpriced at $249" PCWorld 12:16 PM
  • "Microsoft Xbox sales strong over holidays" Reuters 9:53 AM
  • "French Antitrust Regulator Rejects HP's Demand That Oracle Continue Itanium Support" IDG News Service 12:15 PM
  • "Oracle Probed in France on HP Complaint Over 'Eviction Strategy'" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "France probes competition complaint against Oracle: France probing HP competition complaint against Oracle, latest in battle between former allies" Associated Press 1:39 PM
  • "Oracle's latest Java moves frustrate users and vendors: The company is under fire for modularization, licensing, and security issues" InfoWorld 11:41 AM
  • "Oracle Makes Big Data Appliance Move With Cloudera: By partnering with Hadoop software and support provider Cloudera, Oracle gets a fast start in the big data market." InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "Oracle, Cloudera unveil Hadoop appliance: Announced last September, the Oracle Big Data Appliance is ready for purchase" IDG News Service 10:31 AM
  • "Oracle rolls out big data play with aggressive price, Cloudera" ZDNet 1:15 PM
  • "Oracle Teams With Cloudera To Tackle 'Big Data'" CRN 10:29 AM
  • "HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook Sports Glass Components" eWeek 11:05 AM
  • "Michael Dell: PC profits plunge not down to tablets" The Register 12:45 PM
  • "Dell's Marc Stitt talks about virtualization and private clouds" ZDNet 1:16 PM
  • "Dell finally gets into the ultrabook game at CES 2012 with the XPS 13" CNET 4:11 PM
  • "Intel, ARM Competition to Ramp Up at CES" eWeek 11:05 AM
  • "CES: Intel chief gears up to launch Intel Atom Medfield smartphone and Clover Trail tablet" V3 1:06 PM
  • "CESA: Intel Unveils New Smartphone Reference Design" Forbes 9:50 AM
  • "Intel pulls new ultrabook features out of hat" ZDNet UK 1:18 PM
  • "Intel backs Plessey, transfers tuner products" EE Times 11:02 AM
  • "Cisco powers video in the cloud with new Videoscape products" GigaOM 9:30 AM
  • "Cisco cranks up Internet TV volume at CES" Network World 10:31 AM
  • "Icann to expand domain despite web of protest" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:30 AM
  • "The Wired Q&A: ICANN President Rod Beckstrom on 'the Biggest Change in DNS Since Dot-Com'" Wired 1:12 PM
  • "Corning readies updated Gorilla Glass for screens 20 percent thinner" IDG News Service 11:42 AM
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Apple News
  • "Mickey Mouse Sighting in Cupertino: Adding Disney CEO Bob Iger to its board looks a great move for Apple (even if retaining Andrea Jung looks questionable)." WSJ Blogs 11:18 AM
  • "Apple: Street Estimates Getting Carried Away, Says Cowen" Barron's 9:52 AM
  • "Apple, S&P 500 Showing Signs of Possible Top: Presently there are a cluster of bullish cup & handles in a tug-of-war with topping cycles." Minyanville 9:19 AM
Industry News
  • "Techs broadly higher, but Netflix sinks: Emulex, Voxx, Cirrus Logic shares soar" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "U.S. stock indexes lifted by euro's rise: Alcoa's results, China trade in play; Dow closes at July high" MarketWatch 4:12 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance to Five-Month High Amid China Easing Bets" Bloomberg 1:09 PM
  • "Stocks Fall From Session Highs" FOXBusiness 1:23 PM
  • "Stocks Finish on High Note After Strong Start to Earnings" TheStreet 4:12 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500: highest levels since July" CNNMoney 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks Notch Another Win: Blue-chip stocks rose to their highest close since late July, after an upbeat start to the U.S. earnings season and strong overseas gains boosted investor sentiment." [Paid Membership Required] 4:13 PM
  • "Stocks headed for early gains" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "Canadian stocks trending higher" MarketWatch 1:35 PM
  • "Asia Stocks Rise Second Day on Economic Data, China Speculation" Bloomberg 1:09 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Shanghai stocks rise for 3rd day, lead Asia gains" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise as Alcoa Posts Results; BHP, Carmakers Gain" Bloomberg 1:09 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Banks, Alcoa results boost Europe markets/CAC-40 rallies after Fitch comments; Luxury-goods stocks jump" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:37 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:38 PM

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