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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, April 25, 2012


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Tuesday Highlights: The Motley Fool post charts of iPod, iPhone, and iPad eras and their contribution to Apple's rise toward becoming a trillion dollar company; Counterpoint Research data over Q1 2018 show an overall dip in YoY US smartphone sales, exception being Apple which has shown record growth of 16% YoY; Quartz shows how important Apple Watch has become in jobs like "airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners"; here's how you can run your old 32-bit macOS apps in the latest OSes; analysts believe the TV experience Google offers with YouTube TV is what "Apple promised us but failed to deliver"; Politico details President Trump's "rogue" iPhone security; creepy story straight from SciFi theater where school in China now using face recogition in-class to identify students not paying attention; Stephen Silver at AppleInsider goes inside Consumer Reports' testing regimen for Apple products; PCWorld take new Razer Core X GPU for a spin, even works with Macs; CNET opinion piece calls for Apple to open a watch face store.

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  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook emerges from Steve Jobs' shadow" ["But most importantly, Gallo said, it's evident that Cook cares deeply about Apple. 'You can't teach passion. Every great communicator is abundantly passionate about -not necessarily the product- but what the product means to society. And that is an attitude that pervades Apple's executive office, and it starts with Tim Cook,' he said."]  Associated Press 4:27 PM
  • "Latest Record Results Show Apple a Bigger Global Power Than Most Nations: The tech behemoth is not just a cool computer/phone/tablet company, but a multibillion-dollar ecosystem and society with more influence and clout than most countries."  The Daily Beast 8:40 AM
  • "Apple literally does rule the world" CNNMoney 1:27 PM
  • "Apple's Run For Technological Hegemony" Seeking Alpha 1:41 PM
  • "Why Apple is Winning: Innovation, Opportunity and Execution"  Time 8:52 AM
  • "iPhone sales boom pushes Apple to first-quarter records: But weaker-than-expected Mac sales may hint at cannibalization caused by iPad, says analyst"  Computerworld 8:00 AM
  • "Apple Blows Wall Street's Mind Again: Yet again, Apple's quarterly earnings vaulted over the bar set by Wall Street analysts. The company reeled in $39.2 billion in revenue, over $2 billion more than expected for its second fiscal quarter. The news ignited AAPL shares, which had been languishing in the doldrums for days. However, the conditions that put them there may still be present after the Q2 excitement fades away." MacNewsWorld 8:49 AM
  • "Apple crushes Street targets, dispels iPhone fears" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Outshines Estimates in 2Q" Zacks 8:30 AM
  • "Apple sells 645,000 devices a day during Q2" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Apple earnings, 2Q12: 5 enterprise takeaways" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Tim Cook rejects Apple's old business model of suing everyone: CEO just wants to settle and get back to rebranding Foxconn kit" The Register 7:54 AM
  • "Apple CEO Cook won't be going 'thermonuclear': Apple CEO Cook would love to settle patent disputes, as long as everyone stops copying Apple" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Apple's Cook: 'I hate litigation'" ZDNet UK 8:02 AM
  • "Cook's Clues to Apple's Future" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:47 AM
  • "Apple chief hints at prospect for peace in patent disputes" V3 12:47 PM
  • "Opinion: Apple's Tim Cook to Google 'Switch off your photocopiers" Computerworld 7:37 AM
  • "Apple CEO: Enough of This iPhone Subsidy Silly Talk" AllThingsD 8:00 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook rejects idea of laptop-tablet hybrids" BBC 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Future, Like Its Products, Will Be Made in China" TheStreet 12:48 PM
  • "Apple Worldwide Developers Conference to Kick Off June 11 at Moscone West in San Francisco" Apple 7:43 AM
  • "Apple Worldwide Developers Conference to Kick Off June 11 at Moscone West in San Francisco" Business Wire 7:44 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC 2012 will be June 11-15, focusing on iOS and OS X" Ars Technica 8:55 AM
  • "Apple announces WWDC 2012 will commence June 11" The Next Web 8:32 AM
  • "Get Ready for June 11, iPhone and iPad Owners" Techland 12:48 PM
  • "Apple sets WWDC for June 11-15, bars ticket resale: Will likely focus on Mountain Lion and next version of iOS" Computerworld 11:35 AM
  • "Apple's WWDC 2012 Sells Out in Less than Two Hours" The Mac Observer 9:55 AM
  • "Tickets for WWDC 2012 Now On Sale: June 11-15" MacRumors 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Offers 150 Student Scholarships For WWDC 2012" MacStories 8:57 AM
  • "Can't Afford A Ticket To WWDC 2012? Win One Of 150 Scholarships Instead" Cult of Mac 8:57 AM
  • "Apple Opens Nominations For 2012 Apple Design Awards" MacStories 8:57 AM
  • "Apple '10 Years' Behind Microsoft When It Comes To Security: Speaking to CBR at the Info Security 2012 conference, Kaspersky founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky said that Apple is years behind Microsoft when it comes to security, and the company will have to change the ways it approaches updates following the recent malware attacks."  Forbes 10:07 AM
  • "Kaspersky: Apple is 10 years behind Microsoft in terms of security" The Next Web 4:21 PM
  • "iPhoto '12 inspired by iPhoto for iOS to arrive this summer: Apple could be working on an iCloud integrated iPhoto update" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Avast ports Windows shields to Mac: Avast may be best known for its Windows security suite, and new changes to its Mac antivirus indicate that its taking Mac security seriously, too. But will Mac owners?" Download 10:19 AM
  • "Google Drive and SkyDrive Take Aim at Dropbox" TidBITS 7:36 AM
  • "Apple Users Aren't Immune to Malware" Patch 7:53 AM
  • "How can I open AOL docs/email from 2003 Mac PPC/Classic that are stored on my Mac in the current Mac OSX 10.7.3?" MacInTouch 3:18 PM
  • "OS X Lion: How to perform a Safe Boot if FileVault 2 is enabled" Apple Support 4:17 PM
  • "The Ultimate iPhone User Guide: Introducing iCloud" APC Magazine 9:39 PM
  • "Review: FileMaker Pro 12 / Advanced for OS X, and FileMaker Go for iOS" Applelinks 8:54 AM
  • "Hands on with Dropbox's new sharing features" TechHive 4:21 PM
  • "TeamBox review: A tool for groups that's powerful enough to run just about any project, TeamBox is social media for small business" Macworld UK 11:08 AM
  • "Using iTunes Match to convert protected tracks from other iTunes accounts" iLounge 3:20 PM
  • "Getting Started with Perl on Mac OS X" Macinstruct 8:11 AM
  • "Elegantly Track System Information with DesktopMonitor [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:55 AM
  • "MacMost Now 701: Signing Documents With Preview" MacMost 7:55 AM
  • "The Secrets of the User Template Folder and Firefox" Amsys 8:38 AM
  • "A Faster Way To Grab Screenshots On A Mac" McSolo 7:36 AM
  • "How To Hide All Your Mac's App And Document Windows With A Click" NoodleMac 7:37 AM
  • "How Much Time Do You Spend In Each App On Your Mac And How To Know" Mac 360 7:37 AM
  • "The Easiest, Cheapest Way In The World To FTP Files From Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:37 AM
  • "The Best Mac Backup App On The Planet Is Free" TeraTalks 7:36 AM
  • "Security discussions include the DNS Changer trojan (and a checker for it); passwords, keychains and security question management; iPad PDF encryption; symbolic links; Flash and update issues." MacInTouch 3:17 PM
  • "No Comment: The depths people will go to secure a WWDC pass" TUAW 3:56 PM
  • "Editorial: WWDC Ticket Sales: Exactly as Apple Planned it" The Mac Observer 1:22 PM
  • "Apple: iOS and OS X will not converge" TG Daily 12:48 PM
  • "Flashback: Kaspersky Spreading That FUD Again" Rixstep 11:02 AM
  • "Let's See A Tweaked Dashboard In Mountain Lion" MacNews 8:26 AM
  • "Dropbox's Drew Houston Weighs In (Briefly) On Google Drive" TechCrunch 3:48 PM
  • "Is Google Drive worse for privacy than iCloud, Skydrive, and Dropbox?" The Verge 11:06 AM
  • "Do You Like iCloud Or Dropbox? Guess Who Has A Mac App For Another Free Cloud Storage Service?" Mac 360 7:36 AM
Press Releases
  • "Microsoft issues working Office 2011 SP2 update" Macworld 4:17 PM
  • "Office 2011 14.2.1: Microsoft has another go" FairerPlatform 3:03 PM
  • "Office for Mac SP2 Update Released, Fixes Outlook Corruption" The Mac Observer 2:53 PM
  • "AR-works: New Augmented Reality plugin for Vectorworks" Architosh 10:46 AM
  • "24 Hour Sale of Inpaint on the Mac App Store" prMac 9:56 AM
  • "Graphic Node Expands Its Selection of Templates for Apple's Numbers" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "konsonant - A Unique Suite of Language Toys for Mac" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Calculator Expert for Mac is on a 60% Sale for a Very Limited time" prMac 7:43 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Ferrari excites Silicon Valley. Montezemolo talks at Stanford and meets heads of Apple and Google"  Ferrari 1:26 PM
  • "Ferrari chief meets Apple, Google leaders" Electronista 1:27 PM
  • "China iPhone sales surge, but can Apple protect its apps?" Reuters 8:33 AM
  • "Samsung in violation of court order to produce documents about Apple" AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "ITC ruling could see Apple Iphone banned in the US" The Inquirer 7:55 AM
  • "Microsoft Increases Tablet Virtualization Fees to Stall iPad" PadGadget 8:47 AM
  • "Greenpeace Pranks Apple at Flagship Stores, Calls for an End to the Coal-Powered Cloud" TreeHugger 8:46 AM
  • "New Retail Chief Receives Stock Grants" ifoAppleStore 8:59 AM
  • "Apple's new retail chief now on the job, with $61M in stock" CNET News 9:15 PM
  • "Despite Weak Sales For Spain, Future Store Spotted" ifoAppleStore 8:59 AM
  • "Sprint confirms unlimited data plan for next iPhone: Sprint won't be moving away from its unlimited data plan even if the next iPhone is 4G LTE." CNET News 12:46 PM
  • "Sprint sells 1.5m iPhones in winter, loses $863 million" Electronista 7:39 AM
  • "Apple Store's Kids' Tables Trade iMacs For iPads" Cult of Mac 4:20 PM
  • "Al Gore accepted into Internet Hall of Fame" TG Daily 11:08 AM
  • "Denver Broncos Add iPad To Their Line-Up For Playbooks" Apple'n'Apps 2:43 PM
  • "Watch: How Foxconn Workers Use Their Free iPhone in Taiwan" M.I.C. Gadget 8:49 AM
  • "iPads, Apes, and the Future of Communication" MacTrast 2:42 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "World's largest digital camera one step closer to reality" ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "Facebook announces Antivirus Marketplace" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Hitachi aims to cut enterprise storage costs with Unified Storage" V3 12:13 PM
  • "China's Huawei May Start Selling Its Own Mobile Chips" IDG News Service 11:34 AM
  • "LAN Attack Can Put Some Samsung TVs in Endless Restart Loop" IDG News Service 11:33 AM
  • "Google Drive offers 'open' collaboration platform" ZDNet UK 12:23 PM
  • "Google Adds 3D Photo Tours To Google Maps" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Google Introduces Google+ Share Button" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Google begins penalizing search 'over-optimization'" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
  • "Asus, fifth and rising in tablet market: Taiwanese vendor set to unveil more high-end tablets, and is said to be Google's choice for low-cost device" Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "Progress Software to lay off 15 percent of workforce" Boston Herald 10:23 AM
  • "Risky websites to be named and shamed" ZDNet UK 12:22 PM
  • "SAP chief executive talks about what the company can do for consumers, small businesses" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Motorola Solutions profit drops 68% vs prior-year" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Acer net profit plunges 72%, faces uphill battle" MarketWatch 9:45 AM
  • "Pre-Orders for Sprint's HTC EVO 4G LTE Start May 7" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Sprint plans to bring WiMax to Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Sprint's Loss Is Less Than Forecast" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:13 AM
  • "Samsung Invents Hybrid Smartphone Case & Thinner Displays" Patent Bolt 8:50 AM
  • "Samsung Invents Implantable Medical Device for the Brain" Patent Bolt 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Context Machine Podcast: ACM 192: Q2 Earnings, Refrigerator Toasters & WWDC" The Mac Observer 8:51 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live: Hardware, accessories, and 'fabulous new products in the pipeline'" TUAW 4:07 PM
  • "WWDC, Apple Earnings and 'Insanely Simple'!" Your Mac Life 12:45 PM
  • "DH Unplugged: Here is the latest conversation I had with money manager Andrew Horowitz.... new insights for anyone who invests in anything. We discuss the earnings season and Apple." Dvorak Uncensored 8:49 AM
  • "Ian Schray of WellRedApps Makes Us More Secure with DropKey" MacVoicesTV 8:12 AM
  • "Apple secures 25 patents, including iMac, iPad Smart Cover" CNET News 9:13 PM
  • "SSD prices may drop following impending price war: In addition to low RAM prices, expected price reductions in SSD devices may help many speed up their systems." MacFixIt 3:57 PM
  • "Three-Minute Tech: Ivy Bridge" TechHive 4:21 PM
  • "A Cheap iMac Knockoff You Wouldn't Mind Smashing to Bits" M.I.C. Gadget 2:43 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Dummy Defense For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "Kento: A Distorted Jigsaw For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "SummitX Snowboarding For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:13 AM

  • "Here's One Reason You Should Read Ken Segall's New Book, 'Insanely Simple' [Review] Cult of Mac 11:05 AM
  • "IMainGo XP: A Hefty Case/Speaker Combo With Good Sound" MacNews 8:27 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "LogMeIn Pro review: LogMeIn's latest upgrade" Macworld UK 11:08 AM
  • "Snapseed for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:47 AM
  • "Fix This App: Draw Something" TechHive 4:21 PM
  • "Movie Genius Pro for iPhone: Movie recommendation app misfires" Macworld 9:40 AM
  • "zeebox for iOS review: Heavily hyped TV companion feels like a work in progress" Macworld UK 9:40 AM
  • "TVCatchup for iOS review: Popular online streaming service adds dedicated iOS App" Macworld UK 8:48 AM
  • "ITV Player for iOS review: ITV's catch-up TV service comes to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" Macworld UK 8:48 AM
  • "Sky News for iPad review: Quality news, quality app, but at a price." Macworld UK 8:48 AM
  • "Contact Searcher for iOS review: Quickly navigate your contacts" Macworld UK 8:47 AM
  • "Secret Agent Splat's Mission — iPad App Review" PadGadget 9:40 AM
  • "Appidemic: Fibble HD for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:58 AM
  • "'Radiant Defense' Review - Towers, Aliens, and a Ton of Hard Work" Touch Arcade 8:54 AM
  • "Timesheets Review: Timesheets is a user-friendly productivity app that provides users with a simple and fun way to keep track of time spent." 148Apps 1:28 PM
  • "Electric Bird Review: Fling birds into the sky to collect stars and avoid obstacles." 148Apps 3:55 PM
  • "Total War Battles: Shogun Review/Yet another samurai strategy game. I'm sorry, I mean yet another AWESOME samurai strategy game." 148Apps 8:54 AM
  • "Shark Dash Review: Bath time has never been this fun, or dangerous for rubber ducks." 148Apps 11:08 AM
  • "Oops! iForgot My New iPad On the Plane; Now What?" [Paid Membership Required] 4:07 PM
  • "Change the Mail Font Size on iPhone" OS X Daily 2:16 PM
  • "How Will Apple Do the Rest of This Year? Look at Cirrus Logic and TriQuint" The Motley Fool 9:39 PM
  • "Discounted iPad 2 attracting new customers, 'unlocking' education demand" AppleInsider 9:38 PM
  • "Why Is The iPhone Made In China? Apple gets filthy rich selling devices made by oppressed workers in abusive environments. Does it have to be this way? Well, yeah, maybe it does." InformationWeek 4:10 PM
  • "iMac Touch concept incorporates a touchscreen, iOS, and Siri" 9 to 5 Mac 3:57 PM
  • "Oh No, These Guys Didn't Get Tim Cook's Memo On Toasters And Refrigerators" Business Insider 3:55 PM
  • "Apple's Secrets To Success" App Advice 3:19 PM
  • "Apple=Sony: Brace For The Coming Post-Steve Jobs Decline"  Forbes 1:27 PM
  • "Analyst: Apple Has Moved Beyond U.S.-Centric Story" The Mac Observer 1:24 PM
  • "Apple's New Drivers" Forbes 12:49 PM
  • "Could a 4G iPhone actually hurt Sprint? An iPhone with LTE capabilities could highlight the fact that Sprint's 4G rollout lags far behind its rivals. Sprint doesn't believe it will be an issue." CNET News 12:47 PM
  • "Why My Next Tablet Computer May Not Be An iPad – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 12:44 PM
  • "'Apple fever rocks on'" BGR 11:12 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Protecting their turf" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:08 AM
  • "Better than the iPad Retina Display? Pixel Qi fires a shot across the bow." Technology Review 11:04 AM
  • "An Act of Folly: Smartphones in Five Years" Tech.pinions 10:17 AM
  • "Tim Cook Totally Destroyed One Of The Biggest Fear-Memes About The iPhone Last Night" Business Insider 9:56 AM
  • "What Would It Take to Beat Apple?"  Mashable 8:57 AM
  • "Apple Entering The Third Dimension: Would It Change The Way We Use Their Products?" MacTrast 8:51 AM
  • "Apple: Why an iPad laptop hybrid will never happen" Electricpig 8:49 AM
  • "Will Apple's WWDC Bring the Next Generation MacBook Pro?" Gizmodo 8:40 AM
  • "Apple: I Would Never Say, 'I Told You So'" TheStreet 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's Cook Won't Find Peace From Competitors: Apple CEO Tim Cook said he doesn't want Apple to be 'the developer for the world.' As the market leader, however, that's exactly the position in which Apple has put itself." InformationWeek 11:05 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook takes a dig at Microsoft" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:55 AM
  • "Stage set for Windows 8 hybrid, iPad showdown: So, will that be a Windows 8 hybrid or iPad? That may be one of the bigger choices facing consumers in the next 12 months." CNET News 8:03 AM
  • "Is the success of Apple's iPhone killing off its iPod?"  The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8:03 AM
  • "Product Names: It's Apple vs. The World" PixoBebo 7:37 AM
  • "Apple Posts Big Earnings For Q2 2012" AppleBitch 7:36 AM
  • "New Study Asks Who's to Blame When Robots Harm Us" Techland 12:11 PM
  • "Hybrid tablet-laptops: Best or worst of both worlds?" Seattle Times 11:55 AM
  • "Bing Versus Google: Search Engine Showdown" PCWorld 11:36 AM
  • "Kindle vs. Nook: Specs and Features Compared" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "How to negotiate a contract with a cloud or SaaS provider" ITworld 10:54 AM
  • "10 Must-See Tech Product Ideas From Startups" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:16 AM
  • "The 'Facebook Phone' is a Dumb Idea" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "The Good Times Are Over For Facebook" Forbes 10:48 AM
  • "'Facebook phone' due from HTC this year?" CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Do You Know Where Your Cloud Data Is?" Network World 11:31 AM
  • "How does Google Drive compare to the competition?" Mashable 10:27 AM
  • "Taiwan's Semiconductor Canaries Still Singing" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Melting down marketing lies: Here's how long your new laptop battery will really last" Digital Trends 8:52 AM
  • "Welcome back, 'Facebook phone'" BGR 8:52 AM
  • "Why eBook DRM Has To Go" Slashdot 8:45 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Denon's 2012 AV receivers announced: AirPlay-friendly" CNET Reviews 9:15 PM
  • "Minecraft Pocket Edition for iOS gets craftier" iMore 4:20 PM
  • "Welcome to the TechHive Beta Blog!" TechHive 4:18 PM
  • "10 cool iPad apps you don't want to miss" ZDNet 1:27 PM
  • "Instattoo iOS app lets you randomly generate tattoos, can't turn back time" Engadget 12:44 PM
  • "This Hack Turns Your iPad(s) Into a Tron-Style Keyboard" PCWorld 11:35 AM
  • "An iPad Dock That Actually Looks Better Than Your Tablet" Gizmodo 11:07 AM
  • "What's The Worst Place You Could Stash A Stylus? This iPhone Case Has The Answer" Cult of Mac 11:05 AM
  • "Turn Any iOS Device Into an Audio Receiver With Airfoil Speakers Touch" Rogue Amoeba 10:33 AM
  • "New Software To Jailbreak/Unlock iPhone 4S, 3GS and iPhone 4 ios 5.1 Just Released" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "dateOften Launches 'Interests-based' Mobile Social Dating App for iPhone and iPod Touch" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "123inkcartridges to Add the iPhone 4S Case to Their Line of Products" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "Using the iPad to Enhance Student Learning" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "An app twice a day keeps the dentist away" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "Identifix® Upgrades Direct-Hit™ To Support Apple® iOS And Android™ Mobile Devices" PRWeb 9:11 AM
  • "Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports shipped by Sumitomo" Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "iHome iDM5 dock, Cook prefers to settle Android patent issue, 35 million iPhones sold in Q2" iPhone Buzz 8:52 AM
  • "Looking for Job Satisfaction within your Mac Career?" Amsys 8:38 AM
  • "Push and Hold! HD iPad release" prMac 11:07 AM
  • "The Gates of Hell Have Opened: G.O.D [God of Defence] Launches for iOS" prMac 8:54 AM
  • "AppCurry releases Talking Car Zippy Free for iOS" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Debt Snowball+ Released for iPhone" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "From Russia with Love is something the AppleStore has not seen yet" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Hunting Aid 1.0 for iOS - Discover Best Hunting Times" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "MagicFrogPad 2Plus Released: Using the Apple MagicTrackpad as a keyboard" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Silverware Releases Rubes Zoo on the Go App - Comics by Leigh Rubin" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "SongFreaks LyricStream Revolutionizes iPhone and Android Music Players" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "iDownloader Pro version 2.0 Released" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Silicone Booth for iOS - Make Them Bigger" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Map-A-Pic Location Scout App Now Available on iPhone" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Attention all rowers - A Pitch Meter and rigging manual in one app" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Wisekopf introduces iBeThere for iPhone: Where Will You Be?" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Tiffen Dfx 3.0 Wins Studiodaily Best Overall Value At Prime Awards" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "The Escapers release Flux 4" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "techBASIC: 5 Star STEM Education iPad/iPhone App Gets New Capabilities" prMac 7:43 AM
  • "Stressed in Life? Dart Your Wife - Throw Darts at Anyone with Photo Dart" prMac 7:43 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM To Buy Vivisimo; Expands Bet On Big Data Analytics" Forbes 10:48 AM
  • "IBM Acquires Enterprise Search Software Company Vivisimo To Boost Big Data Analytics" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "IBM to buy data navigation software maker Vivisimo" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "IBM To Buy Navigation Software Maker Vivisimo" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "IBM launches integrated PowerLinux systems" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "#Infosec 2012: IBM unveils QRadar malware finder" V3 12:13 PM
  • "Closing statements in Oracle-Google trial expected on Monday" ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "Google Executive Chairman Schmidt Testifies His Staff Copied Only API Names, Not APIs" eWeek 10:34 AM
  • "Android chief: We didn't think we needed a license from Sun" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Oracle: Enterprise cloud adoption could take 30 years" ZDNet UK 12:23 PM
  • "Oracle's Big Pivot Point" CRM Buyer 10:33 AM
  • "Microsoft: Conficker still the top corporate network threat/Latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report report says HTML, Java Script exploits on the rise" Network World 11:36 AM
  • "Pegatron Corp. Signs Patent Agreement With Microsoft Over Android, Chrome OS Devices" TechCrunch 12:02 PM
  • "Microsoft adds Pegatron to its patent-licensing stable" ZDNet 12:18 PM
  • "Microsoft loses two ad execs as it makes pitch for more digital dollars" New York Post 11:22 AM
  • "Microsoft to support ODF 1.2 open document standard in Office 15" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft takes on Spotify with sound of Woodstock: Zune successor on show at E3?" Register Hardware 12:09 PM
  • "Report: Microsoft to Unveil Spotify-like Music Service" Techland 12:10 PM
  • "Microsoft readying cross-platform, Xbox music service, report says" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Report: Xbox music service in the works" TG Daily 12:06 PM
  • "HP Powers the AMD cloud" ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "HP adds 6 new desktops using Intel's Ivy Bridge processors" ZDNet 12:19 PM
  • "Intel to Fight $1.4 Billion EU Antitrust Fine at July Hearing" Bloomberg 9:57 AM
  • "Intel to challenge antitrust fine in EU court" Reuters 9:57 AM
  • "Steam Native Linux Client Near? Gabe Newell Trashes Windows 8?" Techland 12:11 PM
  • "Linux might get Steam client as Gabe Newell slams Windows 8" TG Daily 12:06 PM
  • "Linux Foundation To Host Open Source Cloud Conference 'CloudOpen'" TechCrunch 12:03 PM
  • "Linux Foundation's open-source cloud conference set for August: All-star cast of open-source players to be in attendance" Network World 11:36 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple shares close above $600 again: Following yesterday's scintillating earnings news, Apple's downward skid on the Nasdaq takes a break, and its stock closes the day at $610, up 9 percent."  CNET News 4:10 PM
  • "Why has Forrester's CEO become an Apple doomsayer? According to the CEO of market research firm Forrester, Apple only has a few more good years left in it if Tim Cook's at the helm."  CNET News 4:10 PM
  • "Apple To $700 As iPhone Growth Crushes Earnings And Doubters" Forbes 3:18 PM
  • "Apple now has $110B in cash, investments" USA Today 12:47 PM
  • "Apple shares rise, then rise some more: Doubters vanquished, Apple shares watch $600 fade in the rearview mirror"  Associated Press 8:28 AM
  • "Apple at $2,000 as the Dow Doubles" Forbes 9:01 AM
  • "Goldman: This Is The Most Important Thing In Apple's Earnings" Business Insider 8:54 AM
  • "Apple Q2: Misses high and low, but the best bloggers nailed it" Fortune 7:48 AM
  • "Apple's Growth Scorecard for the first quarter of 2012" asymco 8:55 AM
  • "Apple's Q2 blowout: What the analysts are saying" Fortune 8:01 AM
  • "Numbers and Stats to digest from Apple's Q2 2012 earnings conference call" Edible Apple 11:34 AM
  • "Few Financial Records Set, Just Solid Growth" ifoAppleStore 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's Big March Qtr Gives Bulls Reasons To Celebrate" Forbes 8:01 AM
  • "Don't Trade Apple, Treat The Stock As An Investment" Seeking Alpha 1:27 PM
  • "Don't sell Apple — again/Apple rides the wave of mammoth earnings — again" MarketWatch 11:04 AM
  • "How Apple Can Maintain Its Momentum" [Video Report] MarketWatch 11:04 AM
  • "These 10 Hedge Funds Are Making A Fortune On Apple Today" Business Insider 8:34 AM
  • "Apple, As Usual, Blows Away Earnings After the Bell – What's Next?" Wall Street Shuffle 8:30 AM
  • "Apple: Buy, Sell or Hold? Answer: Yes!" Forbes 2:17 PM
  • "They Just Don't Get Apple!" [Video Report] TheStreet 9:01 AM
  • "Apple-On, But Will Ben Drink The Calvados?" Seeking Alpha 8:28 AM
Industry News
  • "With Apple's surge, tech stocks get broad lift" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "U.S. stocks follow Apple, Boeing higher: Federal Reserve holds rates unchanged; Bernanke speaks" MarketWatch 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks Post Solid Gains on Apple, Fed" TheStreet 3:32 PM
  • "Stocks Zoom Higher on Apple Results" FOXBusiness 10:51 AM
  • "Bernanke boosts stocks, Apple rallies" CNNMoney 3:33 PM
  • "Apple's blowout quarter propels Nasdaq to big gain" Associated Press 4:13 PM
  • "Nasdaq Notches Biggest Gain of Year: Surging shares of Apple and dovish words from the Federal Reserve chairman drove U.S. stocks higher for a second day and propelled the Nasdaq Composite to its biggest gain this year." [Paid Membership Required] 3:33 PM
  • "U.S. stocks: Apple, other earnings to provide lift" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canada stocks rise on materials, miners" MarketWatch 12:33 PM
  • "Asia Markets End Mixed" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Snap Four-Day Loss on U.S. Data, Corporate Profits" Bloomberg 9:51 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Most Asia markets up on techs, China developers" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "European Stocks Advance; Swedbank, Electrolux Rally on Earnings" Bloomberg 9:50 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Solid earnings boost Europe stocks, banks rise/Temenos Group surges 18.7% after broker upgrades" MarketWatch 12:29 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:28 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:28 PM
  • "9 Cybersecurity Stocks to Consider Now" TheStreet 9:36 AM

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