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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, February 14, 2012


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Wednesday Highlights: Apple's search for new campus quite a contrast to Amazon; class-action lawsuit number two arises against Apple over butterfly switch MacBook keyboards; Christina Bonnington on developers call for Apple to allow free app trials on iOS; Craig Federighi tells MacRumors AFPS support for Fusion Drives will be addressed "very soon"; livestream of WWDC 2018 not limited to Safari, Chrome and Firefox allowed to stream now; here are 24 helpful keyboard shortcuts for Mac users; admission from FBI that bureau over-inflated "encrypted phones linked to crimes" by thousands; Nikkei corrects article that Foxconn cuts investment in Wisconsin plant, original $10 billion in-tact; 7nm A12 iPhone chips now in production claims Bloomberg; Apple's new privacy portal allows users to download all info company has on them, here's how to use it.

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Tim Cook at Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference
  • "Apple Chief Unveils a New Product: Himself"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:45 PM
  • "Tim Cook: The tablet market will be bigger than the PC market, it's just a matter of time"  The Next Web 3:19 PM
  • "Apple CEO Cook: The iPhone Now Casts The Halo Over The iPad" paidContent 8:34 PM
  • "iPhone 'halo' launches Apple into stratosphere" Melbourne Age 8:41 PM
  • "Apple CEO: cash discussions intensifying" Reuters 8:31 PM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Says Board Talks On Cash Pile Heating Up" Forbes 8:27 PM
  • "Tim Cook on the 'Law of Large Numbers'"  asymco 3:19 PM
  • "Apple's Cook: We've improved working conditions more than anyone"  CNET News 3:16 PM
  • "Apple CEO says takes labor conditions 'very seriously'" Reuters 8:34 PM
  • "Apple's Labor Auditing Group: 'Our Effectiveness Is Tangible'" Wired 3:19 PM
  • "Apple's Cook bets on transparency to damp supply chain flap" ZDNet 3:17 PM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Reiterates Commitment to Workers' Welfare" AllThingsD 3:21 PM
  • "Apple's Cook discusses supply chain, will publish monthly updates" ZDNet 3:17 PM
  • "Cook the cannibal: Apple chief's secret product recipe" CNET News 7:54 PM
  • "Apple CEO defends fixes to supplier's working conditions" The Register 7:54 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook hints at something 'larger' in firm's TV arsenal" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 7:53 PM
  • "Highlights Of Tim Cook's Goldman Sachs Conference Keynote" MacNews 3:39 PM
  • "Tim Cook: 80-90 percent of my time is spent on an iPad working and consuming" 9 to 5 Mac 3:40 PM
  • "Cook: The iPad Stands on the Shoulders of Everything That Came Before It" AllThingsD 8:27 PM
  • "Cook: iCloud's got more than 100 million users now" CNET News 8:27 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook says there are now over 100M iCloud users, marking 15M user growth in 21 days" The Next Web 3:40 PM
  • "100 million iCloud users, 3 million Apple TVs in 2011, 1 million last quarter" 9 to 5 Mac 3:40 PM
  • "Apple Made $22 Billion In Revenue On Developing World In 2011, Just $1.4B in 2007" TechCrunch 3:40 PM
  • "Tim Cook: We Have More Cash Than We Need to Run Apple" The Mac Observer 7:07 PM
  • "Live: Apple's Tim Cook speaks" Fortune 3:21 PM
  • "Live: Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Goldman Sachs tech conference" BGR 2:42 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook: Live From The Goldman Sachs Conference" Forbes 2:42 PM
  • "Welcome to the audio webcast of Tim Cook's presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference. The presentation will begin at approximately 12:30pm PT/3:30pm ET on Tuesday, February 14, 2012." Apple 11:41 AM
  • "Tim Cook to speak today: Scheduled to make a rare appearance at a Goldman Sachs technology conference" Fortune 11:40 AM
Apple News
  • "Apple's Size Clouds Market: To Get a Picture of Corporate Health, Analysts Cut Tech Giant Out of the Frame" [Paid Membership Required] 7:49 PM
  • "Verizon, AT&T To Sell 4G iPad: Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. will sell a version of the coming iPad that runs on their newest fourth-generation wireless networks, according to people familiar with the matter, as the battle to cash in on big investments in mobile broadband heats up." [Paid Membership Required] 7:43 AM
  • "Apple, Suppliers Test Tablet With Smaller Screen: Apple Inc. is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a new tablet computer with a smaller screen, people familiar with the situation said, as it looks to broaden its product pipeline amid intensifying competition and maintain its dominant market share." [Paid Membership Required] 7:44 AM
  • "Apple, suppliers explore smaller tablet" MarketWatch 9:49 AM
  • "Apple may face iPad export ban in China trademark dispute" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "China's Proview seeks iPad trade ban in Apple trademark row" Reuters 7:55 AM
  • "Apple iPad China sales and shipments threat in name row" BBC 8:13 AM
  • "China may widen investigation of Apple iPad trademark dispute: Authorites in one Chinese city Reportedly seized 45 iPad tablets in response to a trademark dispute" IDG News Service 7:38 AM
  • "China IP dispute threatens iPad exports" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:38 AM
  • "Apple admits it has a human rights problem: After years of complaints and workers' suicides in China the technology giant faces up to the human cost of its gadgets" The Independent 11:08 AM
  • "Apple takes a stand on iPhone factory worker rights" Computerworld 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's Labor Auditing Group: 'Our Effectiveness Is Tangible'" Wired 2:25 PM
  • "DOJ approves Nortel patents sale to group led by Apple, Microsoft" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 7:53 PM
  • "DOJ closes investigation of Apple acquisition of Nortel and Novell patents on FRAND commitments" 9 to 5 Mac 7:47 AM
  • "Apple-Microsoft bid for Nortel patents gets green light" CNET News 8:13 AM
  • "Adobe plugs critical holes in Shockwave Player" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "Software Review: Tiffen Dfx 3.0 Suite/Practically Every Digital Filter & Effect Except the Kitchen Sink" Pixiq 8:40 PM
  • "Browser Speed Tests: Chrome 17, Firefox 10, Internet Explorer 9, and Opera 11.61" Lifehacker 10:07 AM
  • "Spyder4Elite review: Show your work in the right light by calibrating your Mac's display" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "Manage animations in Keynote" MacFixIt 8:00 AM
  • "Got Feature Fatigue? Go All Minimalist On Your Bad Self With Itsy" Mac 360 8:22 AM
  • "2 Tricks To Silence Your Mac And Give It Super Startup Powers" Mac 360 8:22 AM
  • "How To: Make FLAC encoded music play in iTunes" FairerPlatform 8:52 AM
  • "Switch Between Background Effects In Launchpad [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:55 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Access Your User Library In Mac OS X Lion" MacTrast 7:54 AM
  • "Speed Up Mission Control Animations in Mac OS X Lion" OS X Daily 8:18 AM
  • "Hide and unhide Mac App Store purchases" Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "Safari vs. Internet Explorer 6" PixoBebo 3:07 PM
Press Releases
  • "Pixel Tools 1.0 (for Mac) released by Sol Robots" Sol Robots [3-page PDF Download] 9:39 AM
  • "CS Odessa introduces a new Rapid UML solution for ConceptDraw PRO v9" prMac 12:04 PM
  • "Tension Software announces NoteList 3.0 for OS X Lion" prMac 7:42 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple corporate reputation shines: Harris Poll" AFP Relax News 8:19 AM
  • "Apple vaults Google in image as Buffett's Berkshire slips" Bloomberg News [Free Registration Required] 2:26 PM
  • "Video: Sweatshop allegations casts pall over Apple" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9:57 AM
  • "DOJ Also Approves Patent Acquisitions By Consortiums Involving Apple" The Mac Observer 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Slashes iAd Minimum Buy-In Fee Yet Again" MacRumors 8:31 PM
  • "Second City in China Halts Sales of Apple iPads: The authorities in a second Chinese city were said Tuesday to have begun seizing iPads from local retailers in an escalating trademark dispute between Apple and an insolvent maker of computer displays, Proview Technology." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 11:08 AM
  • "Proview trying to ban iPad exports out of China" Electronista 7:46 AM
  • "Now Proview seeks ban on ALL iPads coming out of China" Channel Register 11:31 AM
  • "The Game of Life, With Apps: Toy Makers Tout Touch-Screen Updates to Boost Sales; Some Cite Lack of Creativity" [Paid Membership Required] 7:54 PM
  • "Inkling Takes on Apple iBooks With a New Tool for Publishers" Mashable 9:04 AM
  • "Taking on Apple with industrial-strength e-textbooks" Fortune 9:04 AM
  • "Free Interactive E-Book Publishing Platform—From Inkling, Not Apple" mocoNews 9:04 AM
  • "An Answer To Apple: Inkling Creates First Industrial Publishing Platform For Interactive eBooks" TechCrunch 11:25 AM
  • "Big Surprise – Paper Textbooks Likely To Be Cheaper Than IPads For a Long Time [Infographic] Cult of Mac 12:04 PM
  • "Apple Unveils Striking New Window Coverings at Forthcoming Amsterdam Store" MacRumors 2:33 PM
  • "App users: iPhones are for days, iPads for the nighttime" CNET News 8:02 AM
  • "How To Stop Kids Hacking iPads In Digital Exams [iPad@School] Cult of Mac 7:54 AM
  • "Bell & Howell Apple II Plus appears on eBay, like a foundling carved out of onyx" Engadget 7:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Flaw Found in an Online Encryption Method: A team of European and American mathematicians and cryptographers have discovered an unexpected weakness in the encryption system widely used worldwide for online shopping, banking, e-mail and other Internet services intended to remain private and secure." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 2:41 PM
  • "Goodbye, Productivity: Mass Effect 3 Demo Released" Techland 11:31 AM
  • "Sony Shows Power Outlets That Can Control Electricity by User, Device, or Source" IDG News Service 11:08 AM
  • "Augmented Reality Takes Center Stage at Toy Fair 2012" PC Magazine 11:05 AM
  • "Google's Valentine's Day Doodle is All Heart -- and Some Politics" PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Sony Starts $50 Million PS Vita Advertising Campaign With 'World is In Play'" Forbes 10:40 AM
  • "500 Malware Networks Available To Launch Attacks: Many online attacks this year will come from malware delivery networks that can be rented and set to infect PCs, says security vendor Blue Coat Systems." InformationWeek 10:15 AM
  • "Philips investigates possible cyber security breach" Reuters 10:13 AM
  • "'Reverse smudge engineering' foils Android unlock security" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Samsung Faces Network Hurdles for Smart TVs" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Nortel systems 'compromised for nine years'" ZDNet UK 11:41 AM
  • "Chinese Hackers Suspected In Long-Term Nortel Breach" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "One Chip to Rule Them All: TI Unveils 5-in-1 WiLink 8.0 Chips" LAPTOP Magazine 7:46 AM
  • "Rumor Has It, Ep. 20: Break out the bubbly for iPad 3 rumors (podcast)" CNET TV 7:54 PM
  • "MacDailyNews presents live note from Apple CEO Tim Cook's presentation at Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference" MacDailyNews 2:28 PM
  • "Apple forcing Pegatron to stop production of MacBook Air lookalike Zenbook" TUAW 7:48 AM
  • "Apple Working with Suppliers on 8-Inch iPad" MacRumors 7:49 AM
  • "Fresh rumors surface of Apple testing smaller iPad" Electronista 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Said to Be Testing Smaller iPad, 4G-Capable One" The Mac Observer 8:23 AM
  • "iPad 3: To have 4G, be announced 7 March - Reports/Other rumours suggest LCD panel, back plate and dock connector have all been seen in the wild" Macworld UK 8:19 AM
  • "On back of iPad 3, Apple tablet numbers to jump in 2012" CNET News 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Apparently Disabling Siri Ports On Non-iPhone 4S Devices" Redmond Pie 2:34 PM
  • "Apple: Deep Investment in Manufacturing, Says Jefferies" Barron's 9:51 AM
  • "JP Morgan: Ultrabooks unlikely to drive PC growth in 2012/A new analysis from investment bank J.P. Morgan says Windows-based ultrabooks are unlikely to achieve similar success as Apple's MacBook Air in their first generation and will not become 'meaningful enough' to drive growth in the notebook PC market until at least 2013." AppleInsider 9:50 AM
  • "Apple: Ultrabooks, Clones of 'Air,' Challenged to Succeed, Says JP Morgan" Barron's 9:58 AM
  • "Apple Is Close to Finally Updating The Mac Pro" M.I.C. Gadget 7:55 AM
  • "Apple may pair next Mac Pro with NVIDIA's Kepler Video" Electronista 2:26 PM
  • "Siri leaks her own upcoming ability to speak Japanese" 9 to 5 Mac 8:31 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "New 'iBooks Author' Trademark & Logo Filings Surface from Apple" Patently Apple 12:41 PM
  • "Apple Granted 19 Patents Covering Bend Switches, Specialty Display Films, Airplane Mode Functionality, MacBook Protection Mechanisms & More" Patently Apple 9:22 AM
  • "Apple Works On Universal Container For Audio Data" MacNews 8:53 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves Fixing Image Distortion" MacNews 8:53 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Snapseed (Top Photo App Of 2011) For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "Race Of Champions For iPhone and iPad Is $0.99 Right Now (Usually $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "Hypership Out of Control For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:23 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 22 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:00 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:21 AM
  • "Apple refurbs: Macs as low as $699" MacNN 2:27 PM
  • "New Weekly Specials At Are Fantashow And Perfect365" TheMacBundles 8:22 AM

  • "Performance Comparison: A 2011 MacBook Pro Dual i5 & Quad i7 Processor Matchup" MacReviewZone [PDF Download] 1:12 PM
  • "Hands-On: Duo Pop App-cessory Brings Trivia and Word Games to the iPad" LAPTOP Magazine 2:34 PM
  • "The Cygnett FlexiGel is an affordable case with solid protection" Macworld 8:20 AM
  • "iBallz and Lid case for iPad review" AppleTell 8:00 AM
  • "Tiny but mighty, the Nikon 1 J1 holds its own against larger competitors" Macworld 8:20 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: How a simple list app called Clear may change how we use our devices forever" The Next Web 8:34 PM
  • "Filterstorm for iPhone: Phenomenal Editing Power, Itty Bitty Working Space" MacNewsWorld 8:00 AM
  • "iMockups: Effortless Mobile App UI Design" BYTE 11:08 AM
  • "Freshly Squeezed Reviews: PDFPen for iPad" YMP Now 7:36 AM
  • "'Lyst Ignition' Review - Fast-Paced Color Matching" Touch Arcade 8:19 AM
  • "Interval Trainer GO CALORIE Review: Packed with dual playlists and useful interval ratio training options, Interval Trainer GO CALORIE is a solid add to anyone's workout schedule." 148Apps 8:12 AM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Art Authority" AppleTell 8:00 AM
  • "Trenches II for iPhone and iPad: War simulation blends tower defense, real-time strategy genres" Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "Beat Hazard Ultra Review: A unique arcade-shooter that offers almost infinite replay value. Pilot a space ship with dynamically generated background music!" 148Apps 2:25 PM
  • "Raid Leader Review: Raid Leader is a strategy/RPG game that takes the kind of raiding combat seen in MMORPGs and distills it into a short-form mobile game." 148Apps 2:26 PM
  • "Tank Hero Review: Tank Hero is a tank fighting game with three game modes and 120 unique levels." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "DARIUSBURST SP Review: TAITO brings another shmup classic to iOS, complete with some new bells and whistles." 148Apps 10:07 AM
  • "Make An iPad Bike Handlebar Mount [How-To] Cult of Mac 2:25 PM
  • "Artist column on far left of library?" iLounge 7:55 AM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 8:21 PM
  • "Is Apple's Move To Monitor Factories Enough?" Forbes 7:49 PM
  • "An 8-Inch Apple Tablet? Here's Steve Jobs' Rant Against That" WSJ Blogs 7:48 PM
  • "Tim Cook Speech Reveals Passion for Apple Products" The Mac Observer 7:06 PM
  • "Succeeding in an 'NBA' market: Apple has had outsized influence on market" MarketWatch 3:41 PM
  • "The Dangers of Apple and Samsung Dominance" ReadWriteWeb 3:19 PM
  • "How Adobe And Microsoft Can Put A Clamp On Apple" Seeking Alpha 2:27 PM
  • "Apple and The Dividend Stigma: Think Different" The Motley Fool 12:04 PM
  • "The Next-Generation Macbook Pro 2012" Gizmodo 11:36 AM
  • "Is Your Address Book an Open Book?" MacMost 11:09 AM
  • "iPad's Success Demands IT Change Its Thinking: Tablets won't just be a niche. They'll be the dominant knowledge worker platform, so IT will have to start thinking Web and tablet apps first." InformationWeek 11:08 AM
  • "The iPad 3 Will Have 4G [Report] Mashable 2:26 PM
  • "I'm Already Bored With The iPad 3" TechCrunch 2:24 PM
  • "Don't be evil, Apple, just sit on the iPad 3" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "There's not enough in the rumored iPad 3 specs for me to upgrade, how about you?" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "Would you buy 8-inch iPad?" BetaNews 11:34 AM
  • "WSJ: 'Apple, Suppliers Test Tablet With Smaller Screen'" Daring Fireball 11:17 AM
  • "iPad 3 rumors point at March 7 announcement" CBS News 11:08 AM
  • "Future iPads Will Cannibalize TVs"  Tech.pinions 9:53 AM
  • "BYOD Trend Could Open Door to More iPhones, iPads in Workplace" The Mac Observer 9:49 AM
  • "Are You Having A Love Affair With Your IPhone, IPad?" MacNews 8:52 AM
  • "When Apple's Lawsuits Get More Coverage Than Apple's Products" The Tech Night Owl 8:23 AM
  • "Retina Display Macs Coming Soon?" MacNews 8:22 AM
  • "Even Apple thinks it's time for an iPad mini" GigaOM 9:22 AM
  • "A Tale of Two iPads" Gizmodo 8:55 AM
  • "An LTE-Capable iPad Paves the Way for the 4G iPhone" AllThingsD 8:19 AM
  • "Apple could be in hot water over 'iTV'" BGR 8:19 AM
  • "Worry About an Apple Television? Don't Make Samsung Laugh." AllThingsD 8:08 AM
  • "Foxconn Inspections Are Good PR, but Apple Needs to Protect Workers" eWeek 11:08 AM
  • "Critics Question Record of Monitor Selected by Apple" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:03 AM
  • "What We Think We Know About the iPad 3" Techland 8:00 AM
  • "Torn between two smartphones...feeling like a fool" ZDNet 11:39 AM
  • "13 Gadgets We Love on Valentine's Day" Wired 11:35 AM
  • "Leaked BlackBerry 10 Images Show Android-Like Widgets, iPhone-Like Apps" Techland 11:31 AM
  • "Survey shows how much Americans love telecommuting" TG Daily 11:26 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note Review: Initial Impressions (Video)" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
  • "MySpace comeback? Site gains a million new users in a month" Mashable 11:20 AM
  • "Six Ways to Show Your Love for Free Software Today" PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "8 great tech toys coming in 2012" MSNBC 11:02 AM
  • "Droid 4: A smartphone for keyboard purists" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "AT&T and throttling: How do other carriers handle data-hungry users?" Houston Chronicle 10:44 AM
  • "Cache as Cache Can: New SSD Options Boost Performance" E-Commerce Times 10:34 AM
  • "Analyst ranks chip markets by 2012 growth prediction" EE Times 10:34 AM
  • "Ultrabook prices to drop 20-30% in early March to April" DigiTimes 10:33 AM
  • "Chief mobile officer: A job title now timely?" Computerworld 10:30 AM
  • "Google TV needs to devote more attention to apps" ZDNet 11:40 AM
  • "Ice Cream Sandwich passes 1% penetration" TG Daily 11:26 AM
  • "Why Google's Gdrive won't set the cloud on fire: The market doesn't need another stand-alone cloud storage service, but integrating Gdrive with Google Apps makes sense" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Chrome turns its back on security standard: Google is right that digital certificate revocation checking is broken, but wrong to abandon the standard" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Could Google Wallet be Google's next failure?" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Inside Google's bet on 'consumerization': Google's sales to large businesses are still relatively small, but the company is making rapid gains. And it plans to ride the wave of 'consumerized' IT to even greater heights." Fortune 10:01 AM
  • "Guess What? This Mobile Internet Thing Just Might Be A Big Deal" AllThingsD 9:46 AM
  • "Google Official Owns Motorola–Now What?" Tech.pinions 12:04 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "zAPPed Makes Your iOS Gadgets Part of the Board Game" PCWorld 7:54 PM
  • "Controversial Tiny Tower Clone Hits The App Store" App Advice 10:06 AM
  • "There's Some Shotgun in This iPhone Case" Gizmodo 9:22 AM
  • "Europcar Launches Free iPhone app" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "St. Vincent's Hospital Leverages MaaS360 to Deliver Mobile Apps and Secure Patient Data" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "Luminos - Astronomy For iOS Updated: Now Supports iPhone, Plus Many New Features And Changes" App Advice 8:12 AM
  • "Viewbox Holdings, LLC Releases Innovative Medical Imaging App on iTunes" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "The George Jarkesy Show Now Available for Free on Apple iTunes" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "Appigo's Corkulous Idea Board App Now Free for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "Win A Free Apple iPad 2 In the Outskirts Press 'Show Me Your Love' Social Media Event for Self-Publishing Authors This Valentine's Day" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "Telcare Unveils New 'MyTelcare Diabetes Pal' iPhone App" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "Ingram's Vital Source Launches e-textbook Building Block for Blackboard Learn™ Platform" PRWeb 8:09 AM
  • "BeKnown™ App from Monster Helps Emerging Workforce Present and Share a Professional Identity on Facebook Timeline®" Business Wire 8:08 AM
  • "New Mobile App From RAVN Helps Answer Question of 'What's Going on Now?'" Business Wire 8:08 AM
  • "HP to release server management apps for iOS, Android: HP's server management apps for smartphones and tablets will help system administrators check on the health of data center servers" IDG News Service 7:43 AM
  • "Dictionary reinvented with the new TWIG Touch Dictionary iPad app" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Tap4Fun introduces King's Empire 1.0 for iOS - Build a Medieval Empire" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Leaping Bytes Releases MapPocket LITE: Maps On the Road without Internet" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Applingua launches LinguaSearch - Find the Best Quality Apps" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "MyClickApps LLC Makes Duplicate Detection More Sophisticated" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Horiyoshi III traditional Japanese tattoos and artworks in the App Store" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "WebileApps Releases the Upgraded Version of Heartz Free iPhone App" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Templates for Keynote Pro 2.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "New Endocrinology App provides critial information at the point of care" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Animal Zoo Match 1.0 by Minimax Games just released on the App Store" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "CulinartMedia releases iPad app of bestselling The Drinking Man's Diet" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "SG Project OnePage 1.0 for iPad - Plan + Track Projects on a Single Page" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Save your login names, passwords and much more with PIN Locker 2.0" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Remove noise from photos, convert to sketch in Top Camera 4.0" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Kevin Andrews Industries, LLC Releases Official Man Card Box for iOS" prMac 7:41 AM
Computer Industry
  • "H-P Banks on Digital Printing Presses" [Paid Membership Required] 9:41 AM
  • "New HP Services Target Rapid Cloud Growth" CRN 10:28 AM
  • "HP looks to ease cloud management with SIAM services" V3 11:32 AM
  • "HP pushes green, error-free server management with ProLiant Generation 8" V3 11:32 AM
  • "HP Launches 'Intelligent' ProLiant Gen8 Servers" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "HP previews ProLiant Gen8 servers" The Register 11:30 AM
  • "HP gives sysadmins a little mobility" The Register 11:28 AM
  • "HP to release server management apps for iOS, Android" IDG News Service 10:29 AM
  • "HP t519, t610 Thin Clients Boost Performance, Efficiency: HP is rolling out the HP t510 and t610, two new thin clients, which offer dual-core CPUs, the option for zero-touch management and BIOS for added security." eWeek 10:37 AM
  • "Q&A: Autonomy CEO Explains Why The HP Deal Made Sense" CRN 10:28 AM
  • "The end of the PC, courtesy of Microsoft: Apple dealt a severe blow to the traditional PC with the iPad, but it looks as if Microsoft itself will finish the job" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Office for Windows on ARM: Free or not? Analysts parse the incomplete info Microsoft's shared so far" Computerworld 10:30 AM
  • "Microsoft: Google Docs the equivalent of a frostingless cupcake" Seattle Times 11:16 AM
  • "Microsoft eyes Canada for first store outside U.S." The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft India Store a Victim of Poor Data Security, Not Hackers" PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "Microsoft mulls touchscreen controller for next-gen Xbox" Register Hardware 11:29 AM
  • "Indiana Gov. Won't Testify In IBM Case: State Supreme Court rejects Big Blue's claim that Mitch Daniels' testimony is essential because he was personally involved in failed outsourcing deal." InformationWeek 10:14 AM
  • "IBM's startup guy: We're cracking new markets/Drew Clark expounds on IBM's prolific partnerships with vertical analytics startups -- and hints at new public cloud services from IBM" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Accused Inside-Traders Plead Not Guilty to $62 Million Dell Tip Conspiracy" Bloomberg 11:51 AM
  • "Intel to spur Ethernet switch growth with 10G 'Romley' server: Long-awaited server features Xeon E5 chips on modular 10G Ethernet 'LAN-on-Motherboard' device" Network World 11:25 AM
  • "Cisco sees the mobile future and it's in streaming" GigaOM 9:37 AM
  • "Despite critics, Cisco stands by its data deluge" GigaOM 9:37 AM
  • "Number of mobile devices to hit 8 billion by 2016, Cisco says" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "More mobile devices than people by 2016: Cisco" Reuters 9:52 AM
  • "Cybersecurity Bill in U.S. Senate Calls for Industry Rules" Bloomberg 11:51 AM
  • "IT Pay: Premiums for IT Skills Drop as IT Departments Reorganize" CIO 11:07 AM
  • "Linux: It's where the jobs are" ZDNet 11:38 AM
  • "Linux Job Openings on the Rise: Dice Report" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "E&Y expects tech deal slowdown in 2012" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:38 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple stock at $500 a share. And climbing? Apple stock hit the $500 mark on Monday. By common valuation standards, Apple stock should be much higher." Associated Press 2:25 PM
  • "Apple: Can a $500 Stock With a $467 Billion Market Cap Actually Be Cheap?" Minyanville 10:00 AM
  • "3 Reasons Why Apple's Worth $2,300 -- And 2 It's Not" Forbes 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Breakout May Be Contagious" Forbes 2:27 PM
  • "Apple would be $18,000 if it traded like Netflix" MarketWatch 8:24 AM
  • "Apple repeated overweight, target $630, at BarCap" MarketWatch 9:49 AM
  • "5 Things Apple Investors Want to Hear Today" TheStreet 12:07 PM
  • "How High Will Apple's Stock Go Now? As news of a new Apple tablet computer seeped out, Apple again rose, leading to speculation about how the shares could crest, Steven Russolillo reports on Markets Hub." [Video Report] MarketWatch 12:06 PM
  • "A Cisco And Dell Strategy That Apple Should Avoid" Seeking Alpha 12:06 PM
  • "Apple bilks Wall Street banksters at $500 a pop" The Inquirer 9:38 PM
Industry News
  • "Websites of exchanges Nasdaq, BATS hit in online attack" Reuters 9:41 PM
  • "Nasdaq Web Site Shut Down By Denial Of Service Attacks" Forbes 8:27 PM
  • "Apple, Rackspace pace mild gains for tech stocks" MarketWatch 4:44 PM
  • "U.S. stocks recover most losses on Greece, H-P: Retail sales, past weeks' gains kept stocks down for most of session" MarketWatch 4:44 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Pare Losses on Greece Optimism" Bloomberg 4:44 PM
  • "Europe, Retail Sales Weigh on Markets" FOXBusiness 10:41 AM
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed as Retail Sales Data Disappoint" TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks rebound, end mixed" CNNMoney 4:45 PM
  • "Stocks stage late rally and finish flat" Denver Post 4:45 PM
  • "Dow Claws Back Into the Black: Stocks ended little changed, after a volatile session in which the market flirted with its worst point decline of the year, only to recover in the last half-hour of trading." [Paid Membership Required] 4:45 PM
  • "Stocks: Mixed signals out of Europe" CNNMoney 9:36 AM
  • "London shares fall on U.S. sales data: Moody's puts Britain's triple-A rating on negative outlook" MarketWatch 9:48 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Slip on Europe Concern; BOJ Move Buoys Japan Shares" Bloomberg 11:34 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo, Hong Kong stocks rebound, but others fall" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "German Data Boosts European Stocks" [Paid Membership Required] 9:46 AM
  • "European Stocks Fall as Moody's Downgrades Italy, Spain Ratings" Bloomberg 11:34 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end lower after U.S. retail data/Moody's cuts outlook on France, the U.K. and Austria" MarketWatch 11:43 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:31 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:35 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 8:37 PM

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