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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "Apple runs out of new iPads for Friday delivery: Apple has sold out of initial supplies of the new iPad in every country where it will launch the tablet on Friday, and is now telling buyers that orders will not ship for up to three weeks." Computerworld New Zealand 8:36 AM
  • "Apple confirms new iPad preorders sold out" Electronista 6:02 PM
  • "UPDATE 1-Customers pre-ordering latest iPad will have to wait" Reuters 9:26 PM
  • "New iPad lines form outside Apple Stores" SlashGear 8:40 AM
  • "More Apple HQ eye candy" Fortune 8:42 AM
  • "Apple provides additional details, renders for Cupertino campus project" AppleInsider 3/10
  • "Apple starship campus' revised drawings stress solar power" Electronista 3/10
  • "Apple's new iPad with LTE is accused of Infringing 4G Patents" Patently Apple 3/10
  • "Dispatch from the post-PC revolution: Apple CEO Tim Cook says the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad are 'post PC devices.' Wait, what?" Computerworld 3/10
  • "New iPad vs. iPad 2: Should you upgrade?" USA Today 3/10
  • "Apple: iPad preorders sell out, demand 'off the charts'" USA Today 3/10
  • "Apple IPad Shipments Pushed Back for New Pre-Orders" [Paid Membership Required] 3/10
  • "Cheaper iPad 2 a 'death blow' to Apple tablet rivals?" FOXNews 3/10
  • "Apple to shut down" UberGizmo 3/10
  • "Security firm goes public with Apple Safari flaws: Secunia publishes information on two yet-to-be-patched vulnerabilities in the company's browser after Apple reportedly fails to provide informative status updates" InfoWorld 3/9
  • "Danish firm outlines two unpatched Safari vulnerabilities" MacFixIt 3/9
  • "Apple's new weapon for enterprise adoption of the iPad: Configurator tool" ZDNet 3/9
  • "Apple Shutting Down on July 31 Amid Transition to iCloud" MacRumors 3/9
  • "iPhoto for OS X update lets you delete pictures from the cloud" The Verge 3/9
  • "Apple Configurator offers easy iOS deployment from OS X" MacFixIt 3/9
  • "Apple Configurator Sets A Free Baseline For MDM" BYTE 3/9
  • "Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 breaks ground with new core features" Macworld 3/9
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Work with playlists" Macworld 3/9
  • "Mac Video Tip: Turn Off Restore Windows For Apps In OS X Lion" MacTrast 3/9
  • "MacMost Now 681: Sync Multiple iOS Devices To the Same Mac" MacMost 3/9
  • "Mac Video Tip: Show Connected Drives On Your Desktop In Mac OS X" MacTrast 3/9
  • "Apple Mail: Finding, Sorting, & Removing Previous Recipients" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "iTunes Match recognizes some digital copies of movies" Mac OS X Hints 3/9
  • "The Easiest Mac Money And Budget App To Replace Quicken" Mac 360 3/9
  • "When A Free Mac App Really Isn't Free And What To Do About It" PixoBebo 3/9
  • "The Strange World Of Clock Apps For Mac Users" NoodleMac 3/9
  • "Where Do You Find Great Mac Desktop Wallpaper Photos? (there's an app for that)" McSolo 3/9
  • "What's New In Mac Todo List And Task Manager Apps? Same Old, Same Old" BohemianBoomer 3/9
  • "The Best Free Word Processor The World Has Ever Seen" TeraTalks 3/9
  • "A Free And Easy Way To Manage Passwords And Serial Numbers On A Mac" Mac 360 3/9
  • "'What happened to Fill Light and Recovery?'" Adobe 3/10
  • "Hothead Games looks for a Big Win on iOS" TUAW 3/10
  • "Windows 8 Earning Raves While Mountain Lion Hears Rants, Julie Bort Hates Her New Mac, and More" Low End Mac 3/9
  • "Safari 5.1: Hidden SPAN element adds extraneous carriage return" Betalogue 3/9
  • "Apple's Lion is a resource and security nightmare for IT" CIO 3/9
  • "Post-PC' Isn't A Death Knell For The Mac" MacNews 3/9
Press Releases
  • "Luxology ships CAD Loaders for modo 601" Architosh 3/9
  • "Tipard iPad Transfer Pro for Mac Gets Update: Supports latest iTunes and iOS 5.1" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "Astoria Software Opens Enterprise-Level XML Content Management To Mac OS X" PRWeb 3/9
  • "SecureMac is Hiring Developers" prMac 3/9
  • "Verto Studio 3D 1.0 for OS X - Popular 3D Design App for iPad Now on Mac" prMac 3/9
  • "iSticky for iOS and OS X - Reborn as Real-time Sticky Note Sharing App" prMac 3/9
  • "Zevrix Releases Output Factory Light for Adobe InDesign" prMac 3/9
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Steve Jobs asked CBS to join subscription Video service" CNET News 9:12 PM
  • "iOS users jump time zones during DST switch" TUAW 6:30 PM
  • "Apple the number one mobile phone vendor in Japan for Q4 2011" The Verge 3/10
  • "Week in Apple: sweet Apple event release" Ars Technica 3/10
  • "Apple Spending $304 Million In Texas To Create 3,600 Jobs [Report] Cult of Mac 3/10
  • "Microsoft: OnLive's Windows-for-iPad tool breaks rules" ZDNet UK 3/9
  • "Verizon Wireless Seen Getting More Benefit Than AT&T From Apple's New IPad" Bloomberg 3/9
  • "Verizon offers free tethering on iPad 4G plans" ZDNet 3/9
  • "Exclusive: Sprint iPad shows up in Best Buy's database" Engadget 3/9
  • "Sprint-flavored iPad coming sooner rather than later?" CNET News 3/9
  • "Best Buy's $50 off iPad 'deal': Not so sweet anymore" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 3/9
  • "Netflix's Apple TV Deal Could Signal New Business Model" Yahoo! News 3/9
  • "Virgin Mobile to launch LTE network, 'just in time for new iPad'" MobileSyrup 3/9
  • "Virgin Mobile Introducing LTE in Canada for iPad Launch" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "Nielsen: 66% of homes with Nintendo, Sony handhelds have iOS" Electronista 3/9
  • "Apple hiring for London, Ontario store to open in summer" MacNN 3/9
  • "Report: BBC Working on an iTunes Competitor" PC Magazine 3/9
  • "For tablet computer visionary Roger Fidler, a lot of what-ifs: COLUMBIA, Mo. — Roger Fidler, in jeans and a black turtleneck, is watching Steve Jobs, in jeans and a black turtleneck, introduce the iPad." Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/9
  • "New iPad owners get ready to feel the LTE data cap" ZDNet 3/9
  • "Has iOS 5.1 turned the iPhone 4S into a 4G device overnight?" CNET News 3/9
  • "Lying iPhone 4S mobes claim 4G connection on 3G network: Updated Apple's iOS 5.1 upgrade has left iPhone 4S-owning Americans baffled after their shiny smartphones claimed to have 4G connections, er, when they don't." The Register 3/9
  • "Google Now Playing At Apple's Game For In-App Payments? No, Just Business As Usual, Says Google" TechCrunch 3/9
Non-Apple News
  • "PBS Off Book explores the history of the Animated GIF" The Verge 8:41 AM
  • "T-Mobile preps Unlimited Any Mobile add-on voice plan" Electronista 8:37 AM
  • "Porn site Digital Playground hacked, hackers say 'too enticing to resist'" Ars Technica 7:27 AM
  • "98 major advertisers say no to Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity and other right wing radio shows" Boing Boing 3/10
  • "Wikipedia gone daddy from Go Daddy" CNET News 3/10
  • "Wikimedia shuns Go Daddy for SOPA support, finally transfers domains away" Yahoo! News 3/10
  • "Warner's unlikely plan to convert your DVD library to UltraViolet explained" The Verge 3/10
  • "Sony VP admits strategic missteps with PlayStation Move" The Verge 3/10
  • "When a Robot Becomes the Life of the Party: Ms. Garriott Uses Keyboard to Shake Her Robootie at Remote Wedding" 3/10
  • "YouTube Subtracts Racy and Raucous to Add a Teaching Tool" New York Times 3/10
  • "Anonymous releases source code for Norton AntiVirus 2006, Symantec says not to worry" The Verge 3/10
  • "Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule" Engadget 3/10
  • "Panasonic prices its 2012 home theater and audio offerings" Engadget 3/10
  • "Nielsen: 56% of U.S. households own a current Video game console" BGR 3/10
  • "Learn All About The New iPad And More On This Week's CultCast" Cult of Mac 3/10
  • "We dig into the details of the 'New' iPad and iPhoto for iOS." The MT Show 3/10
  • "Gadget Lab Podcast: Apple's New iPad and Apple TV" Wired 3/9
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 42 - Live From GDC!" Touch Arcade 3/9
  • "Ted Landau Examines the New iPad, iPhoto for iPad and Where We Are Going" MacNotables 3/9
  • "Gene Steinberg discusses 'The new iPad' with Avram Piltch of Laptop magazine, Adam Engst of TidBITS, and industry analyst Ross Rubin on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 3/9
  • "What makes the new iPad tick: A peek inside" CNET News 3/10
  • "Did Best Buy's inventory database reveal Sprint's plan to carry the iPad 4G?" 9 to 5 Mac 3/10
  • "New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way: Best Buy's database Reportedly shows it" WebProNews 3/10
  • "Apple WALT prototype shows up on eBay" The Verge 3/10
  • "Used iPad trade-in values tumble after Apple unveils new tablet" Computerworld 3/10
  • "Third-generation iPad costs lowers Apple margin slightly" Electronista 3/9
  • "3rd generation iPads begin to ship from Chengdu, China" 9 to 5 Mac 3/9
  • "Apple informs customers new iPads now shipping en masse" MacDailyNews 3/9
  • "Apple's Tim Cook confirms Italian language support coming to Siri in 2012" The Next Web 3/9
  • "Apple IPad Shipments Pushed Back for New Pre-Orders" [Paid Membership Required] 3/9
  • "Apple runs out of launch-day new iPads in US" Electronista 3/9
  • "New iPad arriving later than scheduled for some Europeans" The Verge 3/9
  • "New iPad orders could take up to three weeks to ship" Crave @ CNET 3/9
  • "If You Pre-Order a New iPad Now, You Won't Get It on Launch Day" Gizmodo 3/9
  • "Apple Retail Stores 'Likely' To Have Special Arrangements For Launch Of New iPad" AppleBitch 3/9
  • "Apple retail stores mistakingly discounting iPad 2 by $200?" 9 to 5 Mac 3/9
  • "New iPad: Retina display is biggest improvement" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/9
  • "Apple may risk iPad 3 display shortage" TG Daily 3/9
  • "Tim Cook responds to customer email, confirms Siri Italian language support coming this year" 9 to 5 Mac 3/9
  • "Does iOS 5.1 fix battery drain? Some say yes, some say no" CNET News 3/9
  • "iOS 5.1 adds geofencing indicator" Macworld 3/9
  • "Apple TV Software Update; New iPad Data Pricing; iPhoto Nixes Google Maps" PC Magazine 3/9
  • "'Regrouping' Android tablet makers extend Apple reign: The iPad 3 will prevent Apple's share of the tablet market from eroding as quickly as once thought, market watcher IHS iSuppli has admitted." Register Hardware 3/9
  • "Apple's New iWallet Patent Hints At New Killer App" Forbes 3/9
  • "Apple Borrows NVIDIA's Tegra Vision with the new iPad" Forbes 3/9
  • "IPad chip designer ARM wants to crush Intel" CNNMoney 3/9
  • "New iPad first tablet with Bluetooth 4.0: Should you care?" CNET News 3/9
  • "New iPad Gets Bluetooth Tune-up for Health Care: The third-generation Apple iPad features Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Ready technology to allow patients to connect to interoperable medical monitoring devices." eWeek 3/9
  • "Xeon E5: Next Step in Future Mac Pro" HardMac 3/9
  • "Intel To Make Thunderbolt Faster Using PCI Express 3.0" Digital Arts 3/9
  • "Apple has finally fixed a long-standing problem that they had not acknowledged. For some time now Keynote under iOS 5 did not work with Apple's Keynote Remote app with bluetooth. After updating to iOS 5.1 and updating the Keynote app, bluetooth and Remote work again! Long time coming and I am *very* glad to see this fixed." MacInTouch 3/9
  • "Retina Display iPad, 1080p Apple TV, iOS 5.1, and iPhoto for iOS Announced; Small iPad Rumors; and More" Low End Mac 3/9
  • "Can't Download iOS 5.1? Try These Fixes" OS X Daily 3/9
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "BombSquad X For Mac Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:41 AM
  • "Fling! For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:42 AM
  • "DeathFall HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:42 AM
  • "Now Amazon wants your old iPad the most" CNET News 6:14 PM
  • "City of Secrets HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/10
  • "WordsWorth For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 3/10
  • "Curlington HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/10
  • "SwipeTapTap Pro For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 3/9
  • "Tower Defense: Lost Earth For iPhone Is $0.99 Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 3/9
  • "Peggle HD For iPad Is $0.99 Today (Was $2.99), Also Marked Down To $0.99 For iPhone" Apple Sliced 3/9
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 3/9
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/9
  • "17" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/9
  • "Weekend Mac deals: Mac mini, $519; MacBook Pro, $929" FairerPlatform 3/9

  • "Mini review: iPhones get a charge from Third Rail" Ars Technica 4:40 PM
  • "Elgato's Thunderbolt SSD delivers fast portable storage at premium prices" TUAW 3/10
  • "Touching The New iPad – [Hands-On, Videos] RazorianFly 3/9
  • "iPads Vs. Android: 3-Way Tablet Shootout/Is Apple's new iPad, the iPad 2, or Asus' best Android tablet right for you? We do a detailed comparison of cost, features, design, and other key criteria." InformationWeek 3/9
  • "The New iPad Vs. Other Leading Tablets In The Market [Comparison] Redmond Pie 3/9
  • "Analysis: Spec Comparison: New iPad vs. Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. Kindle Fire" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "Samsung: The new iPad is no work of art" CNET News 3/9
  • "New iPad vs. iPad 2: How Apple's Old A New Tablets Compare (Infographic)" The Huffington Post 3/9
  • "Roku 2 vs. the new Apple TV, what's the best streaming solution?" Digital Trends 3/9
  • "Review: Elgato Thunderbolt SSD bus-powered accessory for MacBook Air, etc." Bare Feats 3/9
  • "Sketching Out a Future for the Stylus" [Paid Membership Required] 3/9
  • "Why I Love The Skech Porter Case For iPad [Review] Cult of Mac 3/9
  • "SGP Linear Blitz Case for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 review" iMore 3/9
  • "The Pad Pivot Is Extremely Versatile IPad Accessory" MacNews 3/9
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Promtr -Public Speaking Teleprompter: Professional Delivery from the iPad" eXtensions 10:54 AM
  • "Viddy For iPhone: An App That's Like Instagram For Videos – Download Now!" Redmond Pie 3/10
  • "Review: iPhoto for iOS out-does Adobe for mobile image editing"  Ars Technica 3/10
  • "Another 24 hours with iPhoto for iOS: Discoveries, Clarifications and Corrections" eXtensions 3/10
  • "Apple TV Update: Hands On/Software Update 5.0 accompanies the 3G Apple TV media player and brings a new interface and numerous features to the device." PCWorld 3/9
  • "Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iOS 5.1" iLounge 3/9
  • "GarageBand Review: Note editing, Jam Session help great app take another step forward" Macworld 3/9
  • "'Hack' allows first-gen iPad owners to install iPhoto (hands-on Video)" The Verge 3/9
  • "iPhoto for iOS: A Curate's Egg (excellent in parts)" eXtensions 3/9
  • "Beautiful, Free, Informative: Smithsonian Channel App for iPad" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "Beat Sneak Bandit Review" Mac|Life 3/9
  • "Follow the Story of a Princess in Tangled: Storybook Deluxe – iPad App Review" PadGadget 3/9
  • "Fancy Pants Review: Fancy Pants is platformer with a a lot of content and fun bonus features. Anyone who has enjoyed the flash version should definitely download it." 148Apps 3/9
  • "TwinGo! Review: Help the weather twins recover lost stars!" 148Apps 3/9
  • "StreamGlider+ Review: StreamGlider+ is a news reader with tons of interface options that don't quite make up for a lack of features." 148Apps 3/9
  • "Coco Loco Review: A sweet new take on a familiar theme." 148Apps 3/9
  • "The Lost Shapes Review: Tile-based puzzling fun that's reminiscent of classic title Pipe Mania." 148Apps 3/9
  • "Save Her Review: Twitch gaming that's simple fun yet lacks the competitive edge." 148Apps 3/9
  • "How To Enable Hidden Debug Settings On The iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 8:36 AM
  • "How To Bypass iOS 5.1 Restriction When Installing iMovie v1.3 On iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Running iOS 5.0.1" Redmond Pie 3/10
  • "How To Get Windows on the iPad (With Microsoft's Blessing)" Wired Magazine 3/10
  • "How To Boost Your Mac's Drag and Drop Productivity with Dropzone" Lifehacker 3/10
  • "How-to: Beam your photos with iPhoto for iOS" TUAW 3/9
  • "Install Siri On iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, And iPod touch With Free i4Siri Proxy Server For Spire" Redmond Pie 3/9
  • "Use An iPad As A Second Display" BYTE 3/9
  • "iPhone Configuration Utility enables running iPhoto on original iPad" Ars Technica 3/10
  • "New iPhoto and iMovie apps can be manually copied to the original iPad" AppleInsider 3/10
  • "2012 iPad buyers guide" iMore 3/9
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Should I upgrade to the 3rd Gen iPad?" TUAW 3/9
  • "NextWorth's Latest iPad Trade-In Values" MacPrices 3/9
  • "FAQ: Apple's new iPad" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/9
  • "Your product sucks" TNL 8:43 PM
  • "Could Samsung beat Apple with 'Made in the USA'?" CNET News 6:11 PM
  • "Disruptions: TV Makers Ignore Apps at Their Own Peril" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:09 PM
  • "Synchronizing the iPad and iPhone: Another True Story" eXtensions 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's New iPad Faces Windows 8, Renewed Android Competition in 2012" eWeek 8:44 AM
  • "The day CBS turned down Steve Jobs' TV deal" Fortune 8:41 AM
  • "The Surprising Amount Of Money Google Pays Apple To Be Its Default Search Engine (GOOG, AAPL)" Go-Digital 8:39 AM
  • "Mysterious New App Store Category Turns Out To Be A Boring Collection Of Catalog Apps" Cult of Mac 3/10
  • "New iPad may bring cease-fire in AT&T's quiet war on Apple" The Daily Caller 3/10
  • "Why Apple will Crush Microsoft in the Post-PC Era" Cult of Mac 3/10
  • "A day in the life of an Apple event liveblogger" Ars Technica 3/10
  • "New iPad, Y U no have name? The Ars Open Forums discusses Apple's iPad event" Ars Technica 3/10
  • "Opinion: Did Apple overpromise on the new iPad?" [Enderle] Yahoo! News 3/10
  • "Netflix on Apple TV is a Great Move for Both Companies" Yahoo! News 3/10
  • "Why Samsung (and Others) Cannot Compete With Apple" CPGBuzz 3/10
  • "4 Things You May Not Know About the New iPad" PCWorld 3/10
  • "The Macalope Weekly: New iPad highs, new coverage lows"  Macworld 3/10
  • "8 Top Applespeak Marketing Slogans" PCWorld 3/10
  • "New iPad: Your Next TV Set? Apple's TV set is already here. Maybe you've heard of the iPad? The first model has a 9.7-inch diagonal screen, but think bigger." InformationWeek 3/10
  • "4 things we want to see from iPad 4" ITworld 3/10
  • "Resolutionary: The top 8 Applespeak marketing slogans ever" Macworld UK 3/10
  • "The science behind the new iPad's display" GigaOM 3/9
  • "What the New iPad means for Apple rivals: 'No Air.'"  OriginalSpin 3/9
  • "Isaacson intentionally left out iTV details" TG Daily 3/9
  • "Here's How Apple Put a Retina Display in the iPad" Mashable 3/9
  • "Why Apple Should Pair the iPod Nano with the iPhone"  PCWorld 3/9
  • "Apple's The Only Tech Company Allowing Independent Audits Of Factory Conditions" Cult of Mac 3/9
  • "Retina display-ready apps and the coming iPad storage crunch" Macworld 3/9
  • "Game over? Apple world domination nears" Mac.Blorge 3/9
  • "Particle Debris: New iPad & Apple TV: Precognition Palooza" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "Next Up: New iPad vs. Windows 8" Techland 3/9
  • "Analysis: New iPad on Verizon Offers Best Mobile Hotspot Value" The Mac Observer 3/9
  • "Why The New iPad Doesn't Have Siri" Cult of Mac 3/9
  • "iPad, The Final Nail in the Newspaper Coffin?" iPadCTO 3/9
  • "Apple begins defense against possible ebook antitrust case" TUAW 3/9
  • "The iPad is L.A.'s Hot Accessory, But Critics of Apple Factory Conditions Are Tainting its Hipness" LA Weekly 3/9
  • "Why Apple Didn't Release a $299 iPad" MainStreet 3/9
  • "New iPad runs faster, cripser images, but don't call it iPad3" Reuters 3/9
  • "The PC Is Dead ... Again" Forbes 3/9
  • "Apple's new iPhone lock screen is terrible" BGR 3/9
  • "Apple to Google Maps: 'Get lost'/Thanks heavens it's only for photo-tagging: Apple has tossed yet another gauntlet onto the ground in its ongoing spat with Google, dropping Google Maps out of iPhoto for iOS and opting for OpenStreetMap instead." The Register 3/9
  • "Here's How Much Google Is Paying Apple To Be The Search Engine On iPhone, iPad, And Elsewhere" Business Insider 3/9
  • "Will Apple's continued success be followed with another failure?" PCWorld 3/9
  • "Apple's new iPad making waves in Video game market" Reuters 3/9
  • "Apple Is Destroying the Gaming Industry" ["I'm a cynic when it comes to the video game industry, but even I wouldn't go as far as Cook did to proclaim that gamers actually prefer the iPad."]  The Motley Fool 3/9
  • "Nvidia wants Apple to put its benchmarks where its mouth is" TG Daily 3/9
  • "Don't Believe How Fast Apple Says the New iPad Is" Gizmodo 3/9
  • "iPad pipe dreams: What? No haptic feedback or holograms? Apple didn't deliver many surprises Wednesday, but it left room to dream" Fortune 3/9
  • "Why the new 'iPad' has the perfect name" iMore 3/9
  • "The iPad and The Simplicity of the Name: What Apple did by eliminating the numeric moniker was the right thing to do, in fact it may even be brilliant." Tech.pinions 3/9
  • "Android Platform manager steps down after failing to fix app sales" AppleInsider 3:31 PM
  • "Ebooks: Defending the Agency Model" Monday Note 2:36 PM
  • "Carriers Whine: We Wuz Robbed!" Monday Note 2:37 PM
  • "Carriers must prepare for the flood of online Video" GigaOM 3/10
  • "The Importance of Vision in the Technology Industry" Tech.pinions 3/10
  • "Dell To Take On Apple iPad With Business-Friendly Tablet" Forbes 3/9
  • "Want Your Personal Device Controlled By IT? Your lips say 'no' but your behavior says 'yes'. In the end, most employees will give up some privacy in return for convenience if their employers level with them." InformationWeek 3/9
  • "Nielsen: Women make up the majority of bloggers" ZDNet 3/9
  • "'Fear is in the ranks': Anonymous hurt by arrests but hard to kill" Reuters 3/9
  • "Dropbox Website Gets Big Facelift: Hands-On First Look" PCWorld 3/9
  • "Data Breach Risk Higher Among Small Businesses: Ponemon" eWeek 3/9
  • "Two Windows 7 tablets: HP Slate 2 vs. Samsung Series 7 Slate" Computerworld 3/9
  • "IT Jobs: 6 Essential Skills For The Cloud Era/Want to stay relevant in the cloud era's rapidly changing IT job market? Take this expert advice." InformationWeek 3/9
  • "Go feds! E-books are way overpriced" CNET News 3/9
  • "7 office suites for Android devices: If you need to work on the go with an Android smartphone or tablet, try one of these software suites on for size" [Slideshow] Network World 3/9
  • "Apple's New iPad Should Be Google's Wake-Up Call" Techland 3/9
  • "Why Google's Plan To Make Maps Pay For Itself Could Backfire" TechCrunch 3/9
  • "Google Ekes Out U.S. Mkt Share Gain In Search In Feb." Forbes 3/9
  • "Google and the privacy Richter scale: Google's consolidation of its many privacy policies hasn't shaken the foundations of individuals' privacy rights enough to bring them tumbling down." Computerworld 3/9
  • "The PC Is Dead ... Again" Forbes 3/9
  • "Why Google's Plan To Make Maps Pay For Itself Could Backfire" TechCrunch 3/9
  • "Fffuuuuuuuu: The Internet anthropologist's field guide to 'rage faces'" Ars Technica 9:10 PM
  • "Conan checks out the new iPad's Retina display" 9 to 5 Mac 3/9
  • "A Truly Inspiring TED Talk About the Spinning Beach Ball of Death" MacRumors 3/9
  • "The 24-Hour Apple TV Network: Apple News at 8, followed by back-to-back episodes of Dunk Tank. Don't touch that dial!" PC Magazine 3/9
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Makers Of Popular iOS Game 'Flight Control' Tease Upcoming Space Version [Video] Cult of Mac 9:06 PM
  • "Incoming Goshen College first-year students to get an iPad as part of mobile technology initiative and new general education curriculum" Goshen College 3/10
  • "QED Solver – A Powerful New Mathematical Computing Application for iPad" MacMegasite 3/10
  • "Tether launches HTML5 tethering solution for iPhone and iPad for $30 per year (with Video)" MacDailyNews 3/10
  • "Kroco Gems HD for iPad – Evolution of the most famous puzzle game ever" MacMegasite 3/10
  • "NewBlue Launches Vibop to Make Twitter Videos for iPhone and iPod Touch Users" Business Wire 3/9
  • "Coco Loco: Finally Swim In That Chocolate Pool You Had Always Dreamt Of" App Advice 3/9
  • "Smart Cover Alternatives for the New iPad" PadGadget 3/9
  • "Pulse News for iOS adds local content for many cities" TUAW 3/9
  • "March Madness NCAA Live Basketball App hits App Store. Free audio for every game, $4 for Video" 9 to 5 Mac 3/9
  • "ArchiCAD OpenBIM Live Webinar" Architosh 3/9
  • "WaterField Designs Introduces the Muzetto Outback™ for the New Apple iPad" PRNewswire-iReach 3/9
  • "HEX Expands iPad Offering With Code Folio" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "Apple's New iPad to be Raffled Among Users of DBSophic's Qure Analyzer" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "SquareTrade Announces $89 Accident Protection Plan for the New iPad" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "Party Rocking at SXSW: Glomper Events Mobile App Launches to Help Find the Hottest Party, Event or Meet-up Nearby" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "Equilibrium Announces EQ Network Public Beta and iOS App Availability at SXSW™ 2012" PRNewswire 3/9
  • "CompanionLink Announces CRM Functionality for the New Apple iPad (3rd Generation)" Business Wire 3/9
  • "Scatterpic Launches New App to Discover the Best Photography on Flickr – on Your iPhone" PRWeb 3/9
  • "CTCStore Introduces the New Acase(TM) Crystal Capacitive Stylus for Touchscreen Devices Including Kindle Fire, Apple iPad 2 and all Tablets" PRWeb 3/9
  • "Beezid Releases The New iPad for Auction Today!" PRWeb 3/9
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Heeeere's Johnny!" Macworld 3/9
  • "Warning: This App Has A Lot Of Issues - It Causes Vertigo Too" App Advice 3/9
  • "New Ebook for Text Mavens: 'Take Control of BBEdit" TidBITS 3/9
  • "Scholastic releases iPad e-reader app for kids" TUAW 3/9
  • "This iPad Bag Is The One Indiana Jones Would Use" Cult of Mac 3/9
  • "Mass Effect Infiltrator to benefit from new iPad Retina Display" Pocket-lint 3/9
  • "Politix Wants To Be The Center of Your Political Identity" TechCrunch 3/9
  • "3-in-1 Magnetic / Detachable for iPhone 4 / iPhone 4s / Kodak Zi8 / Samsung Galaxy Sii / i9100 / Nexus" USBfever 3/9
  • "iPhone Movie App Connects Film Fanatics Around The Globe" prMac 3/9
  • "iCook2day releases Cook Italian iPad app with Chef Daniella Malfitano" prMac 3/9
  • "Streamline your iOS contact list in a few taps with Contacts Duster Pro" prMac 3/9
  • "SMEStorage and Eucalyptus Provides Hybrid Cloud File Server Appliance" prMac 3/9
  • "Skullcracker 1.0 released for iOS - Breakout-Based Arcade Action Game" prMac 3/9
  • "Quake Escape releases How to Survive the Mayan Calendar Apocalypse" prMac 3/9
  • "Photography Learning App - PhoozL IQ - Now for iPad" prMac 3/9
  • "Mercury Learning releases second speed learning children's game for iPad" prMac 3/9
  • "Kids Crosswords from Learning Touch Includes Thousands of Puzzles" prMac 3/9
  • "Instamory - play with Instagram photos: now available for iPhone" prMac 3/9
  • "iLightningCam 2.0 - Real-Time Lightning Photography for iPhone" prMac 3/9
  • "Furries and Boo arrive on Earth with The Drop Out" prMac 3/9
  • "Duck Duck Moose Launches Draw and Tell Drawing App for iPad and iPhone" prMac 3/9
  • "DirectTree - Multiple Custom Compasses in an App" prMac 3/9
  • "Studying How to Write Chinese - There's an App for You" prMac 3/9
  • "Amazing Spain Showcases The Innovative Artwork of Torkil Storli" prMac 3/9
  • "Angry Planes - NYC Accountant turns Developer - Launches App" prMac 3/9
  • "App Launch of The Lost Gorilla - Mom, It's Me! for iPad and iPhone" prMac 3/9
  • "Mercury Learning releases third speed learning children's game for iPad" prMac 3/9
  • "Tiny Mobile bets on Ace Slot Casino to win Apple's App Store" prMac 3/9
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft to Shutter Windows Mobile 6.x Marketplace" Social Barrel 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft SQL Server 2012, OnLive Conflict, Windows Mobile Marked Week" eWeek 9:09 AM
  • "Microsoft wants better touchscreens with 1ms rather than 100ms of latency" Windows.Blorge 8:48 PM
  • "HP to launch Amazon's cloud computing competitor soon" IBNLive 8:58 AM
  • "Daimler signs HP infrastructure services deal: Contract to support car manufacturer's data centers" ITworld 9:07 AM
  • "Dell to create business-focused Windows 8 tablet" AfterDawn 6:29 PM
  • "Ivy Bridge Processor Benchmark Shows Enhanced Graphics Performance" Planet Insane 8:43 PM
  • "Intel discontinues Xeon 5500 series processors" CPU World 8:46 PM
  • "IBM supercomputer Watson heads to the UK: IBM is bringing Watson, the supercomputer that became a television star in the US, to Britain to tap demand from companies keen to profit from the growing volume of data they generate in the digital age." Telegraph 8:45 PM
  • "IBM 'Well on Track' to Achieve 2015 Growth Targets, New CEO Rometty Says" Bloomberg 8:45 PM
  • "Cisco promotes connection of home electronics with Wi-Fi bridge device" The China Post 6:28 PM
  • "Vanguard's Top Sells: 2 Short Ideas, 3 Buys" Seeking Alpha 8:52 AM
  • "IT service proViders and customers battle over data breaches" ITworld 9:08 AM
  • "Does flood of tablets signal the decline of PCs?" New York Times 8:49 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "$5,000 Bullish Options Plays For Apple, Sirus" Seeking Alpha 3/9
  • "Graphic: How to use Apple shares to pay for your new iPad/Apple's share price tends to rise soon after the release of new Apple gadgets. If you bought 50 AAPL shares the day before the most recent iPad and iPhone product launches, how soon would the profits pay for the device?" Telegraph 3/9
  • "Apple brings value and momentum together" MarketWatch 3/9
  • "Apple to Play 'Fall Guy' for Massive Market Sell-Off, Say Elliot Wave Folks" Barron's 3/9
  • "Why Apple Stock Is Better Investment Than a House" CNBC 3/9
  • "They Just Don't Get Apple!" [Video Report] TheStreet 3/9
Industry News
  • "Techs up even as Texas Instruments slips: But sector gets lift from other chipmakers led by Intel and AMD" MarketWatch 3/9
  • "U.S. stocks rise after upbeat jobs report: Equities erase bulk of weekly loss on 3rd anniversary of bull market" MarketWatch 3/9
  • "Major Averages End Turbulent Week Little Changed; Small Caps Jump" FOXBusiness 3/9
  • "Stocks Gain Slightly as Greece Technically Defaults" TheStreet 3/9
  • "S&P 500 Caps Fourth Weekly Advance on Jobs Growth Report" Bloomberg 3/9
  • "Stocks end higher for third straight day" CNNMoney 3/9
  • "Dow Holds On to Finish in Black: Stocks hung on to book modest gains, though a financial industry group's ruling that Greece's debt restructuring constituted a de facto default undercut a stronger rise earlier in the day on upbeat jobs data." [Paid Membership Required] 3/9
  • "Stocks head for jobs bounce" CNNMoney 3/9
  • "Tokyo Leads Asia Markets Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 3/9
  • "Asian Stocks Rise as Greece Seals Debt Deal, China CPI Slows" Bloomberg 3/9
  • "Asia Markets: Japan leads Asia; Nikkei briefly tops 10,000" MarketWatch 3/9
  • "European Stocks Rise as U.S. Jobs Beat Estimates; Linde Climbs" Bloomberg 3/9
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise after jobs data, Greek debt deal/Upbeat news as U.S. adds 227,000 jobs in February" MarketWatch 3/9
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 3/9
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 3/9
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/9
  • "Tech behemoths gobble up big part of Nasdaq 100" Reuters 3/9
  • "3 Tech And Communications Stocks To Consider, 1 To Avoid" Seeking Alpha 3/9

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