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Monday Highlights: New iOS 12 feature Apple announces today will share you location securely and automatically when you call 911, for users in the US—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Reuters reports Apple's commissions for App Store apps to be considered by US Supreme Court in antitrust case; Quick Look bug in macOS could leak your encrypted data; Total War: Warhammer 2 definintely coming to Mac; LG seems to be desperate trying to convince iPhone loyalists to switch; Alexa under fire from US Senators concerned over privacy; iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak progress here, and iOS 12 jailbroken on iPhone X; iMore reviews HomePod, now for sale in Canada.

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  • "Kodak Patent Invalid in Case Against Apple, RIM: A key digital-imaging patent held by Eastman Kodak Co. was declared invalid Monday because of 'obviousness' by an administrative law judge, dealing a blow to the bankrupt imaging company that is trying to squeeze its intellectual property portfolio for much-needed cash." [Paid Membership Required] 4:16 PM
  • "Why Samsung must negotiate. Why Apple won't settle.: In the court-ordered talks that begin Monday, the two sides are playing by different rules"  Fortune 8:32 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Set Patent Talks: Chief executives of Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. will meet in San Francisco Monday in a court-directed session aimed at settling their smartphone patent war." [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung Ordered Into Patent Settlement Conference" Bloomberg 10:18 AM
  • "Apple files for preliminary injunction against Galaxy Tab 10.1" IDG News Service 8:46 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung CEOs in US court talks over patent row" Reuters 8:17 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung begin patent talks: Apple and Samsung are holding two days of talks that will try to find a way to end the many legal rows between the rivals." BBC 8:16 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung chiefs to meet in attempt to end bitter legal battle" V3 8:57 AM
  • "Apple jumps on bullish iPhone reports: Brokers see carrier subsidies holding, with strong iPhone 5 launch"  MarketWatch 3:47 PM
  • "ITC once again sides with Apple, RIM in Kodak patent spat: In a new ruling, the U.S. International Trade Commission says Apple and Research In Motion are not violating one of Kodak's patents." CNET News 3:47 PM
  • "Kodak's Patent Tossed by Judge" [Paid Membership Required] 5:49 PM
  • "How Apple and Microsoft Armed 4,000 Patent Warheads" [Scott Widdowson is "one of 10 reverse-engineers working full time for a stealthy company funded by some of the biggest names in technology: Apple, Microsoft, Research In Motion, Sony, and Ericsson. Called the Rockstar Consortium, the 32-person outfit has a single-minded mission: It examines successful products, like routers and smartphones, and it tries to find proof that these products infringe on a portfolio of over 4,000 technology patents once owned by one of the world's largest telecommunications companies."]  Wired Magazine 8:34 AM
  • "Apple still dominates world's top brands: study"  Reuters 11:23 PM
  • "App Store changes on June 1 should have minimal impact: Even though sandboxing restrictions means more work for developers, users should notice little change to most applications." CNET Reviews 4:22 PM
  • "Mozilla readies Firefox for Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper: Apple also reminds developers of June 1 deadline to sandbox programs for the Mac App Store" Computerworld 10:09 AM
  • "OS X Gets Automatic App Downloads Just Like iOS In Latest Mountain Lion Release" Cult of Mac 8:15 AM
  • "Chrome now world's top browser, but beware the math: The browser, according to data compiled by StatCounter, topped Internet Explorer to become the world's most popular browser last week." CNET News 8:27 AM
  • "Breaking: Chrome Just Became the Web's #1 Browser (Unless It Didn't)" Techland 4:43 PM
  • "How to rebuild a user account in OS X: If a problem with a user account is in the local directory instead of the user account's settings, then rebuilding the account may be the easiest fix." CNET Reviews 4:22 PM
  • "Inside the mysteries of Mission Control: Frequently asked questions about using OS X's screen-clutter controller" Macworld 8:46 AM
  • "iBook Lessons: The long and short of ebook submission review times" TUAW 4:39 PM
  • "Review: MindManager 9 for Mac OS X" IT.Enquirer 8:12 AM
  • "Gifting Mac App Store apps, emailing Videos, and more" Macworld 4:43 PM
  • "How to Add the 'Suck' Minimize Effect to Your Dock Preferences" Amsys 8:38 AM
  • "Consultant's Canary is the Ultimate Troubleshooting Aid for Mac OS X" OS X Daily 10:13 AM
  • "Do You Know These 3 Hidden 'Resize Windows' Features in Lion?" Amsys 8:39 AM
  • "Make your Dock and Wallpaper Look More Like Your iPhone [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:13 AM
  • "Forget Photoshop And Use The Mac Image Editor For Humans" McSolo 8:12 AM
  • "The Crazy World Of Distraction Free Writing Apps On The Mac Just Got Crazy Cool" PixoBebo 8:11 AM
  • "A New, Easy, Inexpensive Way To Backup Your Mac's Valuable Files Online" NoodleMac 8:11 AM
  • "A Free, Easy, Secure Way To Permanently Delete Files From Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 8:12 AM
  • "3 Ways This Scanner App Is Better Than The Scanner App That Comes With A Scanner" TeraTalks 8:11 AM
  • "Try The Mac World Clock That Tells Time In 479 Cities (24 cities, 10 cents)" Mac 360 8:11 AM
  • "Display colored icons in Safari Bookmark Bar" Mac OS X Hints 10:05 AM
Press Releases
  • "Pro Tools 10.2 Update" The Loop 11:11 PM
  • "Panic announces Coda 2, Diet Coda for iPad" Macworld 5:48 PM
  • "Announcing Coda 2. And introducing Diet Coda." Panic Blog 5:19 PM
  • "Data Extractor allows to extract data from files and collect them ready to be exported for later use" Tension Software 8:53 AM
  • "HulkSmash font gets right in your face" PCWorld 8:46 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign CS6 Compatibility" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Art Files 2: Collect for Output for Adobe Illustrator now CS6 Compatible" prMac 8:10 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "What Happens When Toddlers Zone Out With an iPad" [Paid Membership Required] 7:47 PM
  • "Cities offer free rent, other incentives to bring in an Apple Store: Because the stores drive additional traffic for nearby retailers." Ars Technica 5:48 PM
  • "Apple discloses more details on green data center plan" ZDNet 3:48 PM
  • "Apple: Piper Sees iPhone 5 In Oct Despite QCOM Chip Shortage" Forbes 9:14 AM
  • "Tim Cook highest compensated CEO in 2011 with $378M package, but let's not call it 'pay'" The Next Web 4:35 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook, Oracle's Larry Ellison had highest CEO compensations in 2011, study finds" Silicon Valley 3:48 PM
  • "Apple partner Foxconn invests $210M in new plant: The production facility will be in east China's Jiangsu province, according to a report by China Daily." CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "Foxconn invests in Apple line" Xinhua 4:11 PM
  • "Has Windows Phone overtaken Apple in China? Maybe, but Microsoft won't confirm it." The Next Web 8:59 AM
  • "Apple: iPhone 3GS May Get New Life In Prepaid Markets" Forbes 8:29 AM
  • "Analyst: Apple to Offer iPhone 3GS as Pre-Paid Option" The Mac Observer 4:08 PM
  • "Steve Jobs, Sex And The City and the tale of the upside down Apple logo" The Next Web 8:06 AM
  • "Former Apple Employee Explains Origins of Upside-Down Logo" Wired 4:23 PM
  • "Apple looking for neighborly feedback on its UFO-like 'Campus 2': Apple plans to occupy the new campus by 2015, but no outsiders will be allowed." Ars Technica 10:03 AM
  • "Apple details new, futuristic campus plans to neighbors: Steve Jobs' spaceship-like facility will hold 13,000 employees and could open in 2015." CNET News 3:46 PM
  • "Apple seeks support for new spaceship-like campus" Reuters 4:46 PM
  • "SumofUs launches Apple, Foxconn watchdog site" CBS News 10:36 AM
  • "How to render 3D images on your iPad for free: AutoDesk's 123D Catch app for the iPad is an expansion of the company's strategy to get into mobile." CNET News 8:30 AM
  • "Three hundred of Steve Jobs' patents, four stories down: If you didn't already know about the Smithsonian's exhibit, you'd never find it" Fortune 8:14 AM
  • "Steve Jobs biopic to film in original home and garage" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:38 AM
  • "Steve Jobs doll selling phones in New York: A Steve Jobs doll has appeared in a mobile phone shop in New York." Macworld UK 8:58 AM
  • "How One Man Aims To Illustrate the Olympics Using Just His iPad" MacTrast 4:39 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Houghton Mifflin Textbook Publisher Declares Bankruptcy" The Mac Observer 7:05 PM
  • "Leaked Wii U Controller Image Reveals Redesigned Thumbsticks" Techland 12:08 PM
  • "Noise can improve quantum computing, says ANU scientist" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "PS3 'pre-loading' service coming soon" TG Daily 12:04 PM
  • "Comcast Is Finally Rolling Out The X1, Its Set-top Box In The Cloud" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "Meet S Voice, Samsung's Siri clone" TG Daily 12:04 PM
  • "Samsung Squashes Hack of Voice Assistant App" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Life in the slow lane: Dial-up Internet still a reality for hundreds of thousands in Canada" The Canadian Press [Free Registration Required] 10:46 AM
  • "Motorola ICS update to skip older handsets" ZDNet UK 12:22 PM
  • "Motorola Mobility Says $12.5B Google Deal To Close Tuesday Or Wednesday. Layoffs Coming?" TechCrunch 12:00 PM
  • "As The End Of Google Docs Draws Near, Google Asks Stragglers To Transition To Google Drive" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Schmidt challenges grads to no-screen time" Reuters 11:55 AM
  • "SIM card to help parents protect children from bullying" BBC 10:15 AM
  • "SAP Swallows Sybase, CEO John Chen's Role Uncertain" InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "EMC's Gelsinger Talks Cloud Storage, Pricing Pressure" InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "Machines Make Cell Phone Calls To Each Other!" BYTE 10:05 AM
  • "Zuckerberg, from private to public to private again" MarketWatch 12:33 PM
  • "Meet Priscilla Chan, tech's newest first lady" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Cable companies expand free Wi-Fi: Five of the nation's largest cable companies are partnering to allow their subscribers free access to each others' Wi-Fi hot spots in cities across the U.S." CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Hand-Gesture Technologies Wave Bye to Desktop Mouse" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Lenovo Reveals New Convertible Remote Control Invention" Patent Bolt 10:05 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 398: Geeks Going Deep with Mail & Routers" The Mac Observer 4:08 PM
  • "iTunes account setup tips for households and children. Plus a tip for converting text to audio files and saving the audio to iTunes." The MT Show 8:07 AM
  • "China market: 6.8 million iPhones shipped in 1Q12, says Digitimes Research" DigiTimes 8:13 AM
  • "Apple iOS warning message suggests 3G Facetime coming: Could Apple's Facetime video chatting service show up in the next version of iOS?" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "iOS warning message hints at FaceTime over 3G" The Verge 9:17 AM
  • "Fujitsu Develops 'Driview' iPhone App for Car Navigation System" Patently Apple 8:06 AM
  • "Why Apple's iPhone Charger Is So Expensive"  Gizmodo 8:45 AM
  • "Retina display MacBook Pro set to be a hit despite higher price: Higher price won't put of customers thanks to iPad halo effect" Macworld UK 8:58 AM
  • "Apple and RIM duke it out over the 4FF nano-SIM" EE Times 4:14 PM
  • "iPad 2 'Feels Like an Upgrade' from New iPad, Samsung Tops Apple in Smartphone Market, and More" Low End Mac 4:46 PM
  • "MacBook Airs Top Ultrabooks, Boost MacBook Performance, MacBook Pro Update in June?, and More" Low End Mac 4:46 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Bouncy Seed! For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "Momentum For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:25 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:07 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices Up To $330 Off Current Machines" MacReviewZone 3:23 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Up to $230 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 3:22 PM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide --Prices Start From $700" MacReviewZone 3:21 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Up to $230 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 3:20 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:16 AM
  • "50% off BodyGuardz Protective Skin for the new iPad and iPad 2 [Daily deal] iMore 9:13 AM

  • "My Book Thunderbolt Duo & G-RAID with Thunderbolt Review" Mac|Life 9:11 AM
  • "One Small Keyboard for Logitech, One Giant Leap for iPad Productivity" AllThingsD 8:33 AM
  • "Video Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad" Run Around Tech 9:15 AM
  • "Matias One Keyboard with Bluetooth link for iOS devices for Mac/PC (Video Review)" Insanely Great Mac 8:06 AM
  • "Spyder PowerShadow i4 battery case with dock for the iPhone (review)" ZDNet 3:47 PM
  • "Ion iCade Mobile and iCade Core review" Engadget 4:35 PM
  • "Review: Scosche Backstage Pro Headrest Mount For iPad" Macenstein 9:15 AM
  • "Review: DRACOdesign CLEAVE Crystal Edition Bumper for the iPhone 4/4S" iSource 8:06 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Better search on your iPhone with Bang On: Bang On searches the Web and other apps on your iPhone or iPad quickly and efficiently." CNET 4:17 PM
  • "Buzz Contacts Review: App makes it easy to send emails, texts in bulk" Macworld 8:41 AM
  • "Review: Adonit Writer Plus for iPad" iSource 4:42 PM
  • "WorldCard HD Business Card Manager for iPad" Best App Site 8:24 AM
  • "Appidemic: iStopMotion for iPad" AppleTell 9:09 AM
  • "Influential Cars for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad review" AppleTell 9:10 AM
  • "'Gene Effect' Review - A Space Adventure With Some Depth" Touch Arcade 4:43 PM
  • "'Deadmans Run' Review – A Rough Racer" Touch Arcade 9:17 AM
  • "Juggernaut: Revenge of Sovering Review/Juggernaut: Revenge of Sovering is an RPG with great graphics and Infinity Blade-like combat." 148Apps 4:40 PM
  • "Sheep Up! Review: Who knew something as simple as a change in perspective could make such a big difference?" 148Apps 4:40 PM
  • "Scotland Yard Review: Whether avoiding detectives or tracking a master criminal, Scotland Yard makes for a good time." 148Apps 4:40 PM
  • "Jake Escapes HD Review: Jake Escapes HD is a window-jumping action game with humorous thief, Jake." 148Apps 10:38 AM
  • "Speedway Racers Review: Speedway Racers is streamlined racing that's tailor-made for touch and tilt controls." 148Apps 9:37 AM
  • "ChickenBreak Review: How long can this chicken survive its escape from captivity." 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "How To: Set Mobile Safari homepage, a work around" FairerPlatform 9:41 AM
  • "How to Change Your iPad's DNS Servers" Macinstruct 8:05 AM
  • "15 top tips for developing for the new iPad 3" .net magazine 8:24 AM
  • "Webby Awards Pay Special Tribute To Steve Jobs [Video] Cult of Mac 8:24 PM
  • "Apps Should Respect Users' Preferences" ReadWriteWeb 4:43 PM
  • "How Apple Could Revolutionize The TV - And Why You'll Never Own One" Forbes 4:17 PM
  • "Apple TV Will Revolutionize Content Delivery And Advertising" Seeking Alpha 4:08 PM
  • "Apple Roundup: Foxconn, iPhone 3GS, Tim Cook" TheStreet 3:47 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Will Be 'Completely Redesigned,' Resemble iPad: Analysts/The iPhone 5 is expected to arrive in October featuring a 'completely redesigned body style,' say analysts. Meanwhile, the iPhone 3GS will be marketed to the developing world." eWeek 10:39 AM
  • "Report: The Leaves Will Be Falling Before Next iPhone Launches" App Advice 9:41 AM
  • "What happens if Apple bumps the iPhone to a 4' screen?" AppleTell 9:09 AM
  • "The Next iPhone: Starting at $199?" App Advice 9:03 AM
  • "Why Apple's iPhone contract-free plan won't mean an 'iPhone nano"  Computerworld 8:53 AM
  • "Do You Apple? Learning from Apple is Yahoo's only hope." The Daily Beast 8:42 AM
  • "Most Wished For Feature In iPhone 5? Better Battery Life" AppleBitch 8:11 AM
  • "So, You Think You Really Know What Happened with Facebook's IPO on Friday?" The Big Picture 7:48 PM
  • "Facebook Debut: Who Blew It?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:48 PM
  • "Where most of Nortel's $4.5B patent collection ended up" CNET News 12:40 PM
  • "Passwords are here to stay: get used to it" ZDNet UK 12:21 PM
  • "Will Yahoo's latest chief executive be its last?" V3 12:11 PM
  • "Technology's Perfect Storm Is Coming This Fall" Techland 12:08 PM
  • "NVIDIA VGX VDI: New tech? Or rehashed hash?" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "New Sprint Evo phone needs missing LTE support: The new Sprint Evo has the latest features, power galore, a sleek design and some problems from the start." Seattle Times 11:48 AM
  • "How to avoid 5 common email management mistakes" Network World 11:33 AM
  • "7 Social Networking Apps for When Facebook Jumps the Shark" Wired 12:17 PM
  • "10 Ways Facebook Will Rule Our Lives" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "The Next Big Mobile OS: With IPO money in its pocket, Facebook could shake up the mobile market with an HTML browser phone." PC Magazine 11:09 AM
  • "10 gadgets you'd be a fool to buy right now" Gadgetbox 11:06 AM
  • "Is it safe to back-up your kids' photos online?" Techlicious 11:06 AM
  • "The look ahead to a software-controlled world: Interop buzz was all about software-defined networks and using OpenFlow to give servers access to devices such as switches and routers" Network World 10:50 AM
  • "Is cloud-based security really cheaper?" CSO 10:50 AM
  • "Top 7 dilemmas facing today's developers: Platforms, databases, user control -- programming quandaries take hold before the first line of code" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Nexus Smartphones: Who Wins, Who Loses if Google Launches Android 5.0 in Multiple Handsets?" Wired 12:17 PM
  • "Chrome now world's top browser, but beware the math" CNET News 10:01 AM
  • "If a Business Owner Dies, Who Can Access the Web?" [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 AM
  • "Are Facebook's Best Days Over or Ahead?" Tech.pinions 9:27 AM
  • "Streaming TV, Internet TV To See Substantial Growth" MacNews 8:12 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The Webby Awards assemble all-star cast to honor Steve Jobs" GigaOM 11:11 PM
  • "Disney Begins Selling Popular iPad Game 'Where's My Water?' Merchandise" PadGadget 4:43 PM
  • "The Ultimate iPad Case Review Roundup and Giveaway" TUAW 4:39 PM
  • "Bryan Chaffin to Speculate on 7-Inch iPad at SVMUG" The Mac Observer 4:36 PM
  • "Panic announces Diet Coda for iPad and Coda 2 web editors for May 24th launch" The Next Web 4:35 PM
  • "Incident Launches The gTar at Disrupt, An iPhone-Powered Electronic Teaching Guitar" TechCrunch 4:34 PM
  • "AIA: Bluebeam Vu for iOS iPad" Architosh 1:47 PM
  • "10 Best Turn-Based Games for iOS" [Slideshow] Mashable 11:41 AM
  • "Outbid Brings Real Auction Action To The iPhone and iPad" PRNewswire 10:23 AM
  • "T riders can report suspicious activity with new phone app" Boston Herald 10:20 AM
  • "TransCore Launches Mobile iPad App for TransSuite Traffic Management System" Business Wire 10:18 AM
  • "New 'Infinity Blade 2' Expansion Adds New Area, New Monsters, And More Loot" Touch Arcade 10:03 AM
  • "iPhone Case Retailer Element Case Launches New Ecommerce Customization Tool Built by Unidev" PRWeb 9:59 AM
  • "After Successful Foot Locker iPad Kiosk Launch, ArmorActive Releases New Line of Acrylic Enclosures" PRWeb 9:59 AM
  • "Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School Selects GroupLogic's ExtremeZ-IP®" PRWeb 9:59 AM
  • "Juiciest Fruit Ninja Update Yet Slashing Soon To iOS" App Advice 9:03 AM
  • "Create Custom iPhone Cases With Dropico Mobile" PC Magazine 8:41 AM
  • "Scanbox Turns Your iPhone Into The Perfect Portable Scanner For Just $15" Cult of Mac 8:16 AM
  • "Fotor CameraBag for iPhone: Professional Quality Camera + Photo Editing" MacPrices 8:11 AM
  • "Cinopt Studios LLC releases Space Junk Runner 1.0 - First iOS Game" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "A New Way to Fight Email Subscription Spam" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "Bass Drop - Powerful new wobble Bass Keyboard and Sound FX Sampler" prMac 8:44 AM
  • "iProteins Plus 7 Other iNutrient Apps Now Universal with New Features" prMac 8:43 AM
  • "Scumbag App lives up to its name - Free download, charges for hats" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "GameFit Racing: Exercise powered game makes workouts fun" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "New iPhone app will predict your frightful future starting June 1st" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "MailShot Pro 2.0 brings seamless group email to iPhone, iPad and beyond" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Bas du Pre releases Props - quick Stats 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "TweetFlow Brings Easy Twitter Watching To iPhone And iPad" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Theme Your Screen Hits the Appstore and Looks Amazing" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Bump Noddle Free and Pro - Best Match and Eliminate Game" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "BlueCam Free for iPad 1.0 just released" prMac 8:10 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Long road still ahead for Hewlett-Packard recovery" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:46 AM
  • "Dell seen posting first-quarter sales dip: Push to higher-margin markets proving difficult, analysts say" MarketWatch 12:32 PM
  • "Diversifying Dell takes aim at mobile market" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches New Social Network To Compete With Google" Forbes 9:53 AM
  • "Microsoft silently launches social networking site" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft's social networking site now open to all users: The company says is still viewed as an experimental project targeted at students" IDG News Service 10:50 AM
  • "Microsoft's A Brief Tour" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Windows 8 tinkering points to news, sports apps" CNET Reviews 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft dumps 'Aero' UI in Windows 8, 'Metro-izes' desktop: Won't reveal Windows 8's final desktop user interface until launch later this year" Computerworld 10:33 AM
  • "Windows 8's new UI: A return to Flatland/In an amazing reversal, Microsoft intends to remove all vestiges of Vista's 'dated and cheesy' Aero interface in favor of a flat look" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "'Dated and cheesy' Aero ripped from Windows 8" The Register 12:06 PM
  • "Microsoft Will Offer $15 Windows 8 Upgrade to Boost Sales" Forbes 10:42 AM
  • "Windows 8 Update: Windows 8 wows AT&T Mobility" Network World 11:34 AM
  • "Windows RT management could be a key to success for Windows 8 tablets: Large enterprises seek better ways to handle onslaught of BYOD" Network World 11:35 AM
  • "Can Windows 8 tablets be priced low enough to compete with iPad, Kindle Fire?" ZDNet 12:20 PM
  • "Microsoft's Visual Studio 11 lineup adds Windows Phone, Azure tools: Company claims system requirements will be the same as those of Visual Studio 2010 despite performance increases" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "IBM Retirement Plan Promises Jobs Through '13" Computerworld 11:34 AM
  • "IBM parks parallel file system on Big Data's lawn" The Register 12:06 PM
  • "IBM's first tape drive turns 60: Model 726 Magnetic tape reader/recorder replaced punch cards" The Register 12:07 PM
  • "Intel, IBM: Uncertainty May Bring Best Values" TheStreet 4:09 PM
  • "IBM: Will Quantum Computing Become A Reality?" Seeking Alpha 4:09 PM
  • "Oracle v. Google jury still stuck on understanding patent claims" ZDNet 4:39 PM
  • "Oracle juices homegrown Xen to match own-brand Linux" The Register 4:26 PM
  • "Intel's Ivy Bridge Tops AMD's Trinity: AMD isn't part of the discussion when it comes to data-center builds." Barron's 9:41 AM
  • "AMD Unveils 'Trinity'-Based Embedded APUs" eWeek 10:38 AM
  • "AMD plugs Trinity into embedded systems" EE Times 10:37 AM
  • "AMD brings Piledriver to embedded applications with R-Series APUs" V3 12:11 PM
  • "A new dawn for cloud computing" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "New memristor offers super-fast memory" TG Daily 12:04 PM
  • "Linux 3.4 Released Quickly, After Smooth Development Cycle" IDG News Service 11:30 AM
  • "Linux kernel 3.4 released: Graphics card support, BTRFS improvements among key changes to Linux kernel" Network World 11:34 AM
  • "Linux 3.4 released by Linus Torvalds after smooth development cycle: Newest Linux kernel adds more support for the Btrfs file system, as well as graphics and security enhancements" Techworld 12:02 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Shares Regain Some Luster" WSJ Blogs 4:14 PM
  • "Is Apple's Stock Manipulated?" ["Today after the stock is down from $644 to $530, I must ask the same question: what do we know today that we didn't know a month ago that caused the stock to lose $120 Billion of its market cap? The obvious answer is: speculation. Today after the stock is down from $644 to $530, I must ask the same question: what do we know today that we didn't know a month ago that caused the stock to lose $120 Billion of its market cap? The obvious answer is: speculation."]  Seeking Alpha 8:08 AM
  • "Apple: Just a Very 'Idiosyncratic' Stock, Says Morgan Stanley" Barron's 4:11 PM
  • "Morgan Stanley: Hedge funds treat Apple like junk/A high-quality, fast-growing mega cap company that gets no respect on the Street" Fortune 9:35 AM
  • "All Aboard The Apple Train? Not So Fast" Seeking Alpha 4:40 PM
  • "Apple At $530: Nothing Has Fundamentally Changed" Seeking Alpha 8:09 AM
  • "Why Apple Can Continue To Thrive Even If The Eurozone Falls" Seeking Alpha 9:35 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks get behind Apple's gains: Tech stocks started the week on a strong note Monday, with the likes of Apple Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. posting solid gains, and Yahoo Inc. getting some attention following its plans to sell back half of its stake in Alibaba Group to the Chinese e-commerce giant." MarketWatch 4:18 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rebound; S&P 500 at best in 2 months: Dimon says J.P. Morgan will suspend share-repurchase program" MarketWatch 4:18 PM
  • "S&P 500 Has Biggest Gain In Two Months On China Signals" Bloomberg 4:18 PM
  • "Stocks Snap Losing Streak in Style" TheStreet 4:18 PM
  • "Wall Street Posts Comeback Rally" FOXBusiness 10:45 AM
  • "Stocks rebound on Europe hopes" CNNMoney 12:26 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks End Losing Streak: The Nasdaq Composite index rose the most since December as hopes of political progress in Greece and talk of government efforts to buoy China's economy trumped a steep decline in Facebook's newly public stock." [Paid Membership Required] 4:19 PM
  • "Stocks set to rebound" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Markets Mostly Higher on G-8, China Comments" [Paid Membership Required] 9:40 AM
  • "Asia Stocks Climb as Wen Comments Boost Optimism in China Easing" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets rise, but Hong Kong shares slip" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "European Stocks Rebound" [Paid Membership Required] 12:26 PM
  • "European Stocks Rebound From Last Week's Drop; Renault Rallies" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Banks, drug makers lift European stocks, Spain off" MarketWatch 12:26 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:35 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:36 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 11:08 PM
  • "So, is there a tech bubble or not?" Fortune 10:44 AM

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