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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, April 20, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: The Washington Post reviews the Wins and Losses from the recent Apple product introduction; Will Stabley at the Stabley Times wonder if the iPhone 6 Plus might be a flop based on preorders and anecdotal in-store evidence; Friday was iPhone 6 Day and lines around the world are long, 12 blocks long if your in NYC, folks camped out in Atlanta mall, London lines long; guy in Australia drops his new iPhone while being interviewed by local TV news—reports aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh and General Interest; MacDailyNews source says the iPhone 6 Plus is sold out, next shipment unknown; PCWorld Australia goes hands-on with the iPhone 6, Forbes reviews both iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Dan Dilger at AppleInsider unboxes and details experience with both new iPhones, plenty more in our Reviews section; iFixit tears down the iPhone 6, finds it easier to fix than Samsung Galaxy S5, the Plus has a battery almost as big as a 5s; VentureBeat reviews iOS 8 keyboards; Kirk McElhearn has deets on iPhone 6 syncing speed; Dan Frakes explains why he bought the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple's Secret Plan For Its Cash Stash: A chunk of Tim Cook's $100 billion war chest is going toward outfitting factories in Asia that will be beholden to one customer: Apple."  Forbes Magazine 9:55 AM
  • "Apple Stores Rake in Astounding Amounts of Cash" Minyanville 5:09 PM
  • "Apple, Google and others to face former employees' antitrust suit: The companies are accused of making agreements not to poach each other's employees"  IDG News Service 8:00 AM
  • "Apple Vows to Build '100% Renewable Energy' Data Center"  Wired Magazine 7:58 AM
  • "Apple, C. Ore. officials make data center tax deal" Associated Press 5:00 PM
  • "What Apple could gain from an iPad mini"  Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 5:27 PM
  • "Lawsuit against Apple for 'bait' apps moves forward" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 5:23 PM
  • "Motorola's patent enforcement against Apple will cost German taxpayers millions (of euros/dollars)" Foss Patents 8:58 AM
  • "Apple in Talks With IPad Trademark Challenger to Try and Settle Dispute" IDG News Service 8:09 AM
  • "Apple tries to rebrand 3G as 4G in new iPad palaver" Crave @ CNET 8:09 AM
  • "Apple wants to turn '3G' into '4G' to solve iPad 3 speed disputes" ZDNet 9:03 AM
  • "Apple on Australian 4G: You're Branding It Wrong"  AllThingsD 9:03 AM
  • "Samsung Throws an Elbow at Apple on Walk to Negotiating Table" MacNewsWorld 9:06 AM
  • "Samsung Sues Apple Over Patents After Settlement Talks Ordered" Bloomberg 10:54 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple, the iPhone, and the future of travel" Computerworld 8:08 AM
  • "Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft: Battle for digital supremacy" Computerworld 8:00 AM
  • "Apple TV and the Trojan Horse Strategy"  Tech.pinions 9:04 AM
  • "Apple announce 500 new jobs in Ireland" Reuters 8:46 AM
  • "Ebook price-fixing: Apple, publishers face class action in Montreal" Montral Gazette 5:10 PM
  • "Apple faces e-book price-fixing lawsuit in Canada too" CNET News 9:48 PM
OS X
News
  • "Microsoft pulls Office 2011 SP2 from AutoUpdate: Following problems with identity database corruption after installing the latest update, Microsoft has pulled the update from its automatic update service." MacFixIt 7:32 PM
  • "Flashback infections down to 30,000" iTWire 7:51 AM
  • "Flashback Mac Infection Rates Underestimated" Intego 9:08 AM
  • "New report says Flashback infections remain high: Russian security firm contradicts Symantec, warns that infections of Mac OS are not declining." CNET News 7:15 PM
  • "Infected WordPress Blogs Blamed for Mac Flashback Trojan" Techworld 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Mac Attack Began With Infected WordPress Sites: Security researchers watch for a possible Flashback comeback by the botnet operators." Dark Reading 10:07 AM
  • "SabPub Malware Infects Unpatched Word and Java Installations" TidBITS 5:11 PM
  • "Apple eases iCloud migration with free Snow Leopard offer" iTWire 7:51 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Firmware passwords not resetting on new Mac systems, and more questions answered." CNET Reviews 7:14 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "DropKey Makes Exchanging Encrypted Files a Snap" TidBITS 4:50 PM
  • "Sharing an iTunes Library around the house" iLounge 5:09 PM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips and tricks" Macworld 9:01 AM
  • "24 Multi-Touch Gestures for Mac OS X" OS X Daily 12:13 PM
  • "Mac Tip: A Simpler Way To Set Up Your Email In Mac OS X Lion" MacTrast 9:07 AM
  • "Set Up Multiple Alarms With Howler Timer [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:02 AM
  • "How To Add Cartoon Effects To The Movies On Your Mac" McSolo 7:50 AM
  • "How To Bring Google Voice To Your Mac's Menubar (cheap)" Mac 360 7:50 AM
  • "18 Ways To Use A Simple Timer On Your Mac (it times stuff, it's cheap)" NoodleMac 7:50 AM
  • "Keylogger For Fun And Profit On Your Mac (the app that records all your keystrokes)" BohemianBoomer 7:50 AM
  • "10 New Ways One App Improves The Mac's Finder" TeraTalks 7:50 AM
  • "This Mac App Is The Best On The Planet To Manage Secret Information" Mac 360 7:50 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Snow Leopard giveaway: Apple showing a light touch" FairerPlatform 3:16 PM
  • "Watching the Mac Flashback Trojan software die in slow motion" Houston Chronicle 10:51 AM
  • "Cybercrime Game Theory: Why Apple's Malware Grace Period Ended Early" Forbes 9:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "Luxology ships Power SubD-NURBS for modo" Architosh 4:50 PM
  • "Luxology ships Power SubD-NURBS for modo" Architosh 3:17 PM
  • "Play Diablo III On Mac For Free All Weekend Long!" Cult of Mac 9:02 AM
  • "Nocturnal Aviation Software releases Mac Fortran development environment" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "MaBaSoft Releases World Clock Deluxe 4.8" prMac 7:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's new iPad goes on sale in South Korea" AFP Relax News 8:44 AM
  • "How Green Is Your iPad? [Infographic] Mashable 11:00 AM
  • "15 percent of TV viewing takes place on tablets, says Viacom" Digital Trends 5:12 PM
  • "Tim Cook Sighted at Valve? Might As Well Have Been Bigfoot Instead" Mac|Life 9:01 AM
  • "Valve: We never met with Apple, but we'd love to! Reports that Tim Cook visited the game designer were fabricated, but Valve wishes they were true" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "Valve: 'No one here was meeting with Tim Cook'" ZDNet 9:03 AM
  • "Oh My Tech: Setting up the iPad for classrooms/iPad » Unfortunately, you can't restrict students from using iMessage on the iPad." Salt Lake Tribune 11:12 AM
  • "Using Empty Beer Bottles to Smuggle iPhone (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 9:05 AM
  • "Instagram Has 'Jumped the Shark,' Says Top Apple Exec [Updated] Mashable 9:12 AM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller ditched Instagram when it went Android: Says he liked Instagram when it was a small community of early adopters sharing their photographs, now there's too many people" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "AT&T Watson vs. Apple Siri: Talkin' about a smackdown? AT&T handing over Watson speech recognition technology APIs, SDK to developers in June" Network World 11:04 AM
  • "Commemorative Steve Jobs issue wins award: The D&AD 2012 Yellow Pencil award was given to Bloomberg Businessweek for their issue 'Steve Jobs 1955-2011"." Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Stores Outperforming Other Retailers by a Factor of 17" The Mac Observer 12:06 PM
  • "Apple Highlights Potential For The 'iPhone At Work'" Apple Bitch 10:52 AM
  • "Channel bites Apple's hand off for any old iPads in Q1: Apple sales via independent distributors across Western Europe soared 42 per cent in Q1, figures from channel analyst Context reveal." Channel Register 11:27 AM
  • "Kick the iTunes habit and celebrate Record Store Day" CNET News 9:48 PM
  • "Best Buy employee accused of stealing 15 iPads" Tampa Bay Times 8:07 PM
  • "How Pomplamoose Got Lucky With Apple's iTunes" Forbes 10:51 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Amazon adds '1-Click' software setup to its cloud" ZDNet UK 11:39 AM
  • "Facebook tweaks terms over censorship fears" ZDNet UK 11:38 AM
  • "Facebook enabling IPv6 on beta site next month" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "Amazon brings forward UK shipping date for Kindle Touch" V3 11:29 AM
  • "AT&T's AVP Of Technical Research Explains The New Watson Speech API" TechCrunch 11:20 AM
  • "VLSI confab brings technology, circuits to the fore" EE Times 11:07 AM
  • "Sony to Launch 5GB Online Photo Sharing Service Next Week" IDG News Service 11:01 AM
  • "Freescale's Q1 points to upswing, says CEO" EE Times 10:29 AM
  • "Mozilla smartphone to go on sale in 'late 2012''" BBC 10:13 AM
  • "Tomorrow's Privacy Struggles, On Display Today" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:58 AM
  • "Galaxy S III Reportedly Revealed In Vietnamese Hands-On Video" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "Samsung readying iCloud competitor for May 3? That's the latest report out of Korea, where Maeil Business says the company will be unveiling its S-Cloud service in two weeks." CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "Nokia Plots Cheaper Lumia" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:35 AM
  • "SanDisk Drops After Sales Forecast Falls Short of Estimates" Bloomberg 10:15 AM
  • "Microsoft Invents Cool Two Sided Smartphone Display System" Patent Bolt 8:58 AM
  • "Unused e-waste discarded in China raises questions" BBC 8:00 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 48 - Super Mario 2 Spoiler Alert" Touch Arcade 5:29 PM
  • "Ted Landau Talks AT&T Pricing, Game Center Stats Cheating and aNew Favorite App" MacNotables 3:19 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Tonya Engst, from TidBITS, Avram Piltch from Laptop magazine, and Ian Schray from WellReadApps this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 3:14 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Next iPhone said to get new touch panel tech: The so-called iPhone 5 could get 'in-cell touch panels,' making for a slimmer device." CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "Apple next-generation iPhone likely to adopt in-cell touch panels, say sources" DigiTimes 10:51 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Made of Metallic Glass and Arrives in October" Forbes 8:46 AM
  • "iPhone 5 release primed for October: 4G chipset shortage forcing Apple's hand?" Electricpig 9:02 AM
  • "Analyst: 'revolutionary, compelling' iPhone 5 out in October" Register Hardware 7:57 AM
  • "Latest iPhone rumors suggest October release, LiquidMetal case" Appolicious 8:44 AM
  • "Next iPhone may use Sharp, Toshiba in-cell touch technology" Electronista 9:03 AM
  • "How many Macs did Apple sell last quarter? Estimates range from 4.3 to 4.85 million. The best analysts' consensus: 4.64 million" Fortune 8:08 AM
  • "New iPad online wait time drops to just one week: Apple is now estimating five to seven business days before it'll ship a new iPad from its online store." CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "Apple further eases new iPad availability, orders now showing 5-7 day deliveries" The Next Web 8:45 AM
  • "Ivy Bridge Laptops Coming Soon, Are Laptops Crap?, Do Tablets Doom Laptops?, and More" Low End Mac 12:13 PM
  • "Flashback Malware on the Ropes, Ivy Bridge CPUs Coming Monday?, Dropbox 'Good Enough', and More" Low End Mac 8:55 PM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "A simple fix for when your iPhone won't charge" Macworld 9:01 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Panorama 360 Camera For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:11 AM
  • "Joypad Elite -EOL (iPhone Controller For iPad Games) For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $11.99)" Apple Sliced 9:11 AM
  • "Treasure Defense HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:11 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:51 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:51 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 7:51 AM
  • "We're Celebrating DNA Day (April 20) with a One-Day Sale: All DNA Apps Only 99¢!" On-Screen Scientist 10:55 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Souping Up The Mac Pro: OWC Accelsior PCI Express SSD" Bare Feats 3:18 PM
  • "iLuv RockWall Combo iAD710" iLounge 5:25 PM
  • "Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover makes the right compromises" Macworld 12:55 PM
  • "ZAGGfolio + new iPad? Who needs an ultrabook?" MacNews 9:05 AM
  • "Booq Python Sling holds your laptop and DSLR gear" Macworld 12:13 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Photo Measures and Measured for iOS: Two apps take different approaches to recording mobile measurements" Macworld 5:26 PM
  • "Storify for iPad Review" Mac|Life 11:04 AM
  • "Space-time for iOS: The simple app that lets you request a person's location regardless of their smartphone" The Next Web 9:04 AM
  • "Appidemic: Smart Alarm for iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:59 AM
  • "Hit for the fences with these games for your smartphone" CNET Reviews 9:48 PM
  • "Augmented Reality Toys for iPhone and iPad: A Work in Progress" Techland 11:27 AM
  • "SpellTower Will Become Your Next Word-Game Obsession – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 9:02 AM
  • "Fighter City Review: No-holds-barred street fighting hits the App Store, and it's fun!" 148Apps 5:06 PM
  • "Dark Sky Review: Dark Sky is a weather app that provides quick data on rain." 148Apps 12:55 PM
  • "CreaVures Review: CreaVures is a visual treat but falls short as a puzzle platformer." 148Apps 5:07 PM
  • "ILLUSIA 2 Review: GAMEVIL follows up one of their lesser-known titles, but has time (and a bit more effort) allowed the sequel to surpass the original? Not exactly, no." 148Apps 5:07 PM
  • "MacGuffin's Curse Review: Lucas MacGuffin messes up a robbery and in the process receives a nasty curse!" 148Apps 9:08 AM
Tips
  • "Report Text Message Spam to AT&T" TidBITS 12:53 PM
  • "MacMost Now 699: Ten iPad Typing Tips" MacMost 7:52 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3, Liquid Metal a Game Changer?" GameNGuide 8:38 PM
  • "What The Heck is Metallic Glass?" Forbes 6:14 PM
  • "ZAGG's HD iPad protection better than best" It's All Tech 5:26 PM
  • "Bartending: An Enjoyable Book About Being An Apple Store Genius"  The Next Web 5:07 PM
  • "Does Apple Need Help Selling iPhones?" TheStreet 5:06 PM
  • "Particle Debris: Apple & the Black Hole of the Big Business Trajectory" The Mac Observer 4:50 PM
  • "Third party accessories: Big advantage iOS over Android" ZDNet 12:05 PM
  • "Greenpeace Gives Apple's iCloud Data Center Low Grades, But is it Fair?" IT Knowledge Exchange 12:05 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Number one fan" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:04 AM
  • "Blogger Shows Us How It's Done – Wins Suit Against Apple Over Defective MacBook Pro" Cult of Mac 11:00 AM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller: Instagram Snob" Techland 9:07 AM
  • "Can Apple dominate the digital movie/TV market?" MacNews 9:05 AM
  • "The Fallacies of How to Compete with the iPad"  Tech.pinions 9:04 AM
  • "Why It Doesn't Matter If Steve Jobs Said He Hated The Idea Of A Small iPad" Business Insider 9:01 AM
  • "Was Siri on the iPhone hacked? Talk show host Rush Limbaugh described a technical problem with his iPhone and Apple's Siri voice assistant, encountered on his drive to work that morning." Network World 8:45 AM
  • "Would Jobs have been upset if Oracle had bought RIM? Jobs' friend Larry Ellison has admitted that Oracle had considered buying Research In Motion,as well as Palm, as a way to break into the smart phone market." CIO Canada 8:44 AM
  • "The Law Of Big Numbers Looms. Is Apple Ready For A Crash?" PixoBebo 7:50 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Would you pay for a shared data plan?" CNET News 11:48 AM
  • "Western Digital refreshes VelociRaptor hard drive line, but can it compete against SSDs?" ZDNet 11:36 AM
  • "The Nokia Phones You Loved ... and Hated" WSJ Blogs 11:30 AM
  • "Video: The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week" Techland 11:26 AM
  • "Can advanced technologies really help curb highway congestion?" Network World 11:02 AM
  • "Are zombies sucking the life out of your data center?" InfoWorld 10:42 AM
  • "The BYOD era may be ending already" InfoWorld 10:42 AM
  • "The most mortifying moments in IT security history: From Lockheed Martin and HBGary Federal to the U.S. government and Cornell University, no one is immune to humiliating security glitches" [Slideshow] Network World 10:41 AM
  • "Share of Canadians who want a BlackBerry slips dramatically in survey" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:39 AM
  • "Diablo 3 Beta Open to Everyone This Weekend Only" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft: Battle for digital supremacy" Computerworld 10:23 AM
  • "Samsung Outsold Apple In Smartphones In Q1, Analyst Says" Forbes 9:50 AM
  • "A Devastating Blow in the 3-D Printing War?" [Video Report] The Motley Fool 9:44 AM
  • "Why men like social-media site Pinterest" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Surprise! Walmart's Cloud Movie Service Is Pretty Good!" AllThingsD 9:36 AM
  • "Law Must Be With Google in Java Dispute" TheStreet 9:30 AM
  • "The day my mind became open sourced" opensource 9:58 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iBamboo is eco-friendly, natural speaker 'dock' for iPhone" Electronista 5:27 PM
  • "Stuff Magazine Now on iPad" 148Apps 12:54 PM
  • "McGraw-Hill introduces free iOS app for Architects" Architosh 12:53 PM
  • "Padcaster — An iPad Add-on for Video Enthusiasts" PadGadget 11:04 AM
  • "Ted Landau Discusses AT&T Pricing, Game Center Cheating on MacNotables" The Mac Observer 10:56 AM
  • "AutisMate: Communication And Therapy Aid For Those On Autistic Spectrum" 148Apps 9:09 AM
  • "Soundtrack: An App for YouTubers" MacTrast 9:07 AM
  • "Sid Meier's Pirates! Finally Sails To The iPhone" App Advice 9:01 AM
  • "Orders - Sales Manager for iOS devices, v.3.0" prMac 11:14 AM
  • "Mach Software Design announces next generation textbooks for iPad" prMac 9:01 AM
  • "Fluger Apps releases Speedometer HD for iPad - Liquid Based Speedometer" prMac 9:01 AM
  • "Lusso Cartella Announces Luxury Artisanal Cases for the New iPad" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "JI Apps releases World of Luck for iPhone/iPod touch" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "iList Apps - Wedding Registry App Makes Registering For Gifts A Snap" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Contact Sheet Maker for iPhone: The PDF Creator for Your Photo Library" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "BabyGrow 2 Now Available on the App Store" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Award-winning developer releases Trunky Fish Game for iPad/iPhone" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Train your multitasking abilities with new Bird Control HD game" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "Sync Your Life with Awesome Calendar for the iOS" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "Talking Anya and her new pet puppies: 3D Interactive Universal iOS App" prMac 7:49 AM
  • "Make the Wildest iPhone Screen Ever" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Spinlight Studio Releases Free Version of Parents' Choice Award Winner" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Shared Paper: Easy Powerful Digital Paper, Share Ideas Between 16 iPads" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "OneTapAhead 2.0 for iPhone 4 & 4S - Fast Snap Shot Camera" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "New Mega Tic Tac Toe App requires a mega sized brain" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Master history teacher Brian Hurd authors Civil War textbook for iPad" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "iList Apps Baby Registry iOS App Makes Baby Shower Gifting A Snap" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Turn your iPhone into an etch-a-sketch" prMac 7:47 AM
  • "Worzled and Worzled XL for iOS - Addictive word game from Mr Moo" prMac 7:46 AM
Computer Industry
  • "The Rumor That Won't Die: Facebook To Buy Bing From Microsoft" Business Insider 9:48 AM
  • "Microsoft rises as better PC sales boost profit" Reuters 9:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Over PC Market Blues" Zacks 5:21 PM
  • "Microsoft Looks To Stall iPad With New Windows 8 VDI License" CRN 9:44 PM
  • "Why Windows 8 Is a Huge Gamble for Microsoft" PC Magazine 10:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Exchange 15 to include offline OWA access: Sources" ZDNet 11:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Working On Web Version Of Skype To Expand Its Reach" Forbes 9:50 AM
  • "Microsoft job ad hints at Skype for Xbox" TG Daily 11:22 AM
  • "The real reason behind Microsoft's leap into open source" InfoWorld 10:41 AM
  • "Verizon backs Microsoft in mobile war with Apple, Android" New York Post 10:56 AM
  • "Oracle, Google Struggle To Explain APIs To Jury: Day four of Oracle's copyright and patent lawsuit against Google's Android OS brings a lesson in API design and programming that even the judge declares 'confusing.'" InformationWeek 10:02 AM
  • "Oracle and Google find common denominator for telling jury about use of Java APIs in Android" Foss Patents 9:30 AM
  • "Android, Java, and the tech behind Oracle v. Google (FAQ)" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Google's defence against Oracle in pictures" ZDNet UK 11:38 AM
  • "Three things are clear in Oracle vs. Google/Three things are clear about Oracle's Java patent infringement suit against Google's Android: It will likely drag on for years, it poses a great but remote risk to Android and Java developers and it will make for lots of fascinating reading." EE Times 10:29 AM
  • "No sign of Sun in Oracle conference rooms: Oracle's plan to dump unique room names at former Sun campus draws ire of current and former employees" InfoWorld 10:42 AM
  • "Feds Banish Oracle From Popular Contract Vehicle: Federal government cancels Oracle's services contract on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70. Feds spent $388 million on Oracle products and services through Schedule 70 in fiscal 2011." InformationWeek 9:47 PM
  • "IBM speeds push for 500-mile EV battery: Big Blue signs on partners for its Battery 500 Project to design an 'air-breathing' lithium air battery that would create a leap in energy density." CNET News 9:54 AM
  • "IBM electric vehicle battery project adds two materials partners" ZDNet 11:36 AM
  • "HP: Printed images can 'come alive' with Autonomy tech" ZDNet UK 11:39 AM
  • "HP: Fewer security vulnerabilities reported, but risk escalating" ZDNet 11:36 AM
  • "Intel supports China-based makers to promote ultrabooks" DigiTimes 10:28 AM
  • "Why Intel Cove Point Ultrabook Is No iPad Killer" BYTE 11:51 AM
  • "Chambers: 90% of Acquisitions in Hi-Tech Fail" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:43 AM
  • "Cisco Outlines Insieme Software Networking Venture" eWeek 10:31 AM
  • "Security, privacy ideas emerge at Demo conference: Amid the companies presenting are startups doing two-factor authentication, Facebook profile-cleaning, and clearer terms of service" IDG News Service 10:42 AM
  • "New process promises cheap, flexible electronics: Televisions as thin and flexible as a sheet of paper could be on the way, thanks to a new technique for printing electronics." TG Daily 11:21 AM
  • "IT Administrators Experience High Stress Levels" eWeek 10:31 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Keeps Rolling Downhill: Apple Inc. shares continued their descent, extending a decline from an April 10 intraday peak to more than 10%." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:15 PM
  • "Selling Off Before Earnings Nothing New For Apple" Forbes 6:14 PM
  • "Stock Market and Investing: Apple Down 10% From All-Time High, Enters Correction Territory" CNBC 5:29 PM
  • "Apple Weighing on the Nasdaq" [Video Report] CNBC 5:21 PM
  • "Time to Cut Back on Apple?" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:20 PM
  • "Apple's Stock: Greed, Fear, and Fundamentals" Forbes 5:19 PM
  • "'Apple Fever' Hasn't Broken: 'There's Lots to Look Forward To,' Analyst Says" Daily Ticker 5:06 PM
  • "Apple shares hit correction, off 10% from record" MarketWatch 5:21 PM
  • "Apple: Sterne Agee Ups Ests; Says Street Worries Overblown" Forbes 9:01 AM
  • "AAPL: Bernstein Sees FYQ2 Upside; iPhone Inventory 'Wildcard'" Barron's 5:20 PM
  • "iPhone, iPad momentum may prompt Apple to give less conservative guidance" AppleInsider 9:02 AM
Industry News
  • "Apple, in correction mode, drags techs down: Microsoft rises on strong results, but SanDisk, Riverbed retreat" MarketWatch 5:01 PM
  • "U.S. stocks mostly up for week on earnings: Apple's fall helps propel Nasdaq to third week of losses" MarketWatch 5:01 PM
  • "Dow Climbs, But Apple Weighs on Nasdaq" FOXBusiness 5:01 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise on Earnings Reports, Europe Optimism" Bloomberg 10:14 AM
  • "Dow Gains During Big Earnings Week" TheStreet 5:02 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 finish higher on earnings boost" CNNMoney 5:02 PM
  • "Dow Rises to End Up 1.4% on Week" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:02 PM
  • "Stocks: German confidence, earnings lend support" CNNMoney 9:28 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Fall on Europe Debt Concern, U.S. Economic Data" Bloomberg 11:31 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly weak; China rises" MarketWatch 9:31 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise Slightly" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "European Stocks Advance; Banks, Retailers Gain, Nokia Declines" Bloomberg 11:41 AM
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