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Jury to decide Apple's $1 billion patent suit vs Samsung. Does Apple keep most of the money, a fraction of it, or none at all? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Monday Highlights: Lawsuits, legal issues abound today, jurists deliberate Apple vs. Samsung award; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple will, and should, lose the patent trial vs. Samsung; Powerbeats headphone lawsuit vs Apple given go ahead by judge; Cupertino looking to "squeeze extra taxes out of Apple"; Apple removing CallKit apps from China App Store; meanwhile, in the UK, Google faces possible $4.3 billion lawsuit over iPhone privacy; Apple drops a spot in Fortune 500, from 3 to 4; TeenSafe app compromised, thousands of Apple IDs exposed; former Siri speech scientist at Apple now working for Microsoft; and "Don't be evil" no longer part of Google's code of conduct; Apple Gazette opines on MacBook Pro keyboard lawsuit.

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  • "Can Tim Cook Escape the Ghost of Steve Jobs?"  ReadWriteWeb 8:27 AM
  • "The Apple Television Is Coming, This Is Why It's Going To Be Revolutionary"  Business Insider 9:16 AM
  • "CEO Tim Cook Hints About Apple's Future" [Video Report] TheStreet 7:51 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook 'I care about Chinese and US workers': Defends manufacturing in China rather than the US, complains about lack of skilled workers at home" Macworld UK 11:05 AM
  • "Judge won't bar Steve Jobs quotes from patent trial" Reuters 6:14 PM
  • "Jobs' 'thermonuclear war' quote fair game in court, judge says: A judge has denied Apple's request to keep controversial details from Steve Jobs' authorized biography out of a court case between it and Motorola." CNET News 6:14 PM
  • "The Case for More Choice in the iPhone Line of Products"  Tech.pinions 8:48 AM
  • "Newton, Reconsidered: A hands-on assessment of Apple's pioneering, ill-fated Personal Digital Assistant, twenty years after its original unveiling."  Techland 8:59 AM
  • "ITC judge hints at Apple strength in Samsung patent claims"  Electronista 8:17 AM
  • "Apple sells all its inventory every 4.9 days: Apple is again rated as the best supply chain in the world" Macworld UK 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's Newest Lawsuit Attempts To Limit Samsung Galaxy's U.S. Sales" Seeking Alpha 7:51 AM
  • "Mainland China Grants Apple a License to sell the iPad on Monday" Patently Apple 2:06 PM
  • "Apple reminds users of MobileMe closure: Apple's MobileMe service will be shuttered for good on June 30, so be sure to retrieve all of your files from it." CNET 2:38 PM
  • "Desktop Top Operating System Share Trend" [Mac share sees slight drop to 6.44% from 6.53% in April] NetMarketshare 7:56 AM
  • "Desktop Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari continues downward to 4.62%, IE holding steady, Firefox falls, Chrome climbs] NetMarketshare 7:55 AM
  • "Sandboxing deadline arrives: What it means for Apple, developers, and you" Macworld 2:24 PM
  • "'I'm using Lion and when iTunes is playing in the background I have an issue with videos. A video starts and opens a new space and takes over the computer. [...] An iTunes video used to open in a window, not a space. How do I get this to happen with Lion?': You'd think it would be an iTunes preference, but it isn't. Instead, whether a video plays in full-screen, in a separate window, or in the iTunes window depends on the item checked in the View > Video Playback submenu. iTunes remembers the selection the next time you play a video. Unfortunately, the Video Playback submenu is disabled unless a video is actually playing (silly, but there you are)." MacInTouch 2:11 PM
  • "Adobe Audition CS6's new features harmonize with video, radio, and podcast production" Macworld 8:46 AM
  • "WriteRoom — A Great App for Easily-Distracted Writers... Like Me" Wired 2:05 PM
  • "iTwin for Mac: Secure file sharing that's more confusing than coherent" TUAW 6:43 PM
  • "XtraFinder 0.5 gives OS X Snow Leopard or Lion more roar" BetaNews 2:25 PM
  • "Wrangling PDFs in 2012"s Web Browsers" TidBITS 3:49 PM
  • "Dolly Drive offers a variety of online storage services" Macworld 8:47 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Metadata, sorting, and sharing" Macworld 8:28 AM
  • "Create a Keyboard Shortcut for any Menu Item" Macinstruct 8:48 AM
  • "Disable OS X Lion's resume for individual applications" CNET Reviews 6:14 PM
  • "Understand Your Mac Better With High Quality Voices [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Change Color Profiles Instantly from the Mac OS X Menu Bar with ProfileMenu" OS X Daily 2:43 PM
  • "Flame Education, part 1" Intego 6:20 PM
  • "On Buying Direct or Via Mac App Store" inessential 8:56 PM
  • "Mac App Store vs Buying Direct"  Rentzsch 6:20 PM
  • "Ping: What went wrong"  Macworld 11:15 AM
Press Releases
  • "CrumplePop Releases ColorKit Suite for FCP X" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Graphic Node's Pack for Pages Grows to Over 1,000 Templates" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "QuarkXPress 9.3 adds direct Kindle format export" FairerPlatform 7:31 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple looms over E3 once again: It feels like Apple's hold on the gaming industry is stronger than it was the year before. Are traditional game companies finding themselves forced to play Apple's game?" CNET Reviews 8:55 PM
  • "Apple Store staff to work late on 5 June, new product? Apple Store staff to work late in run up to WWDC"  Macworld UK 8:12 AM
  • "Taiwan Freaks Out Over Apple Considering US Plants" Patently Apple 9:41 AM
  • "Apple and Foxconn back under fire for working conditions: Apple and Foxconn are yet to make significant changes to labour practices that see Chinese workers work unpaid and excessive overtime,endure bullying and work in unsafe working conditions, according to not for profit group Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "ETSI chooses Apple-inspired proposal for new 4FF nano-SIM standard"  The Next Web 7:53 AM
  • "Nano-SIM design gets green light: but did Apple win? According to ETSI, it has finally come to an agreement on the Nano-SIM standard. The only issue is, it didn't say which company won." CNET News 8:48 AM
  • "Apple wins battle over nano-SIM standard" ["ETSI isn't releasing further details of the vote or the winning specification, saying only that the decision had been made, according to a spokesman at the standards organization. Card maker Giesecke & Devrient, which had a representative on the committee, identified the proposer of the winning specification."] IDG News Service 8:46 AM
  • "One nano-SIM to rule them all: Apple submission approved as standard" Ars Technica 2:43 PM
  • "New SIM card format for slimmer, smaller phones" ETSI 8:29 AM
  • "Report: Netflix beats Apple as No. 1 online movie supplier" paidContent 2:22 PM
  • "Source: No iPhone 4S on Boost Mobile in September" 9 to 5 Mac 8:56 PM
  • "iPhone allegedly bound for Boost Mobile in September: Boost Mobile could be the next prepaid carrier to land the once-exclusive iPhone." CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Cricket Creates Big Buzz With Prepaid iPhone Offer" MacNewsWorld 8:32 AM
  • "How Much Does a Prepaid iPhone Cost? Leap Wireless will start selling prepaid iPhones next month, making it the first pay-as-you-go carrier to offer the smartphone, Thomas Gryta reports on digits." [Video Report] MarketWatch 2:39 PM
  • "Where to get a prepaid iPhone" Tapscape 7:32 AM
  • "eBay seller of 'stolen' iPad prototype risks arrest: The seller of the iPad prototype sold on eBay this week may have landed in hot water." Macworld UK 9:36 AM
  • "BMW Apple-Like Geniuses Sell Luxury Models with Tablets: Cars" Bloomberg 9:58 AM
  • "Apple iPhone margin: 2X that of Nokia Lumia 900" ZDNet 8:18 AM
  • "iPhone margin twice that of Lumia 900" CNET News 9:59 AM
  • "Apple looking for pizza genius: Apple is hiring pizza chefs with at least 2-4 years of experience making Neapolitan style pizza" Macworld UK 8:46 AM
  • "These Poignant Ads Show Exactly How Immersive The iPad Can Really Be [Gallery] Cult of Mac 10:53 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsemi rebuts silicon backdoor claim" The Register 11:40 AM
  • "LucasArts unveils 'Star Wars 1313''" USA Today 11:41 AM
  • "Fans get date with Lara Croft: Square Enix already revealed Lara Croft's next outing in Tomb Raider had been pushed back but today it announced a definitive release date for the game." Register Hardware 11:40 AM
  • "Sharp showcases new IGZO LCD and OLED screens" TG Daily 11:34 AM
  • "Electric hydrofoil the ultimate wave rider" TG Daily 11:34 AM
  • "A Startup Hopes to Help Computers Understand Web Pages: Diffbot aims to make it easier for apps to read Web pages the way humans do." Technology Review 11:25 AM
  • "Ikea Further Details Its Upcoming Uppleva HDTV Line" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
  • "Emerging display tech on display at SID 2012" EE Times 10:33 AM
  • "Video games help autistic students in classrooms" USA Today 10:32 AM
  • "Apparently This Matters: $1,300 HDMI cables" CNN 10:26 AM
  • "AT&T Mulls Upgrading Rural Lines Instead Of Selling Them" Bloomberg 10:19 AM
  • "Facebook Forced By Privacy Activist To Put Policy Changes Up For Worldwide Vote" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
  • "Facebook attack claimed by Anonymous members" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:12 PM
  • "Chic geeks give San Francisco a new tech groove" Reuters 9:48 AM
  • "Google holding 'next dimension' of Maps event next week" CNET News 12:17 PM
  • "Google says Chrome is slamming IE's market share" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Google applies to put more LOLs into domain names" ZDNet UK 12:04 PM
  • "Google's vision returns to the humble desktop" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:39 AM
  • "Google embraces paid product search options" ZDNet 12:02 PM
  • "Finish Line's Apple-like Ideas are 'Beautiful'" Forbes 9:59 AM
  • "4 Tips to Build an Irresistible App: Catalog Spree developed the highest-ranked shopping app for the iPad. Here's how they did it." Inc. 2:24 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Macworld columnist Kirk McElhearn, Jim Dalrymple from The Loop, and Kirk Hiner from AppleTell this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 2:07 PM
  • "CNET UK Podcast 290: Prometheus and the next iPhone" Crave @ CNET 8:07 AM
  • "After Years Of Flirting, Facebook And Apple Set To Achieve Relationship Status In iOS 6" TechCrunch 3:03 PM
  • "Apple is, as of now, adding Facebook integration with release of iOS 6" The Next Web 3:03 PM
  • "Facebook tied into Apple's iOS 6, report says" CNET News 3:36 PM
  • "55" Apple LCD TV for about $2,000 seen as matter of 'when,' not 'if'" AppleInsider 8:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 taller front panel snapped alongside iPhone 4S" Crave @ CNET 8:07 AM
  • "New iPhone hardware details revealed in iOS beta" Neowin 11:04 AM
  • "Apple Is Working On 'Powerful Sharing Of Photos' In Its iPhone Photos App" Business Insider 8:11 AM
  • "'Greatly enhanced' iOS Maps, upgraded Camera & Photos apps expected at WWDC" AppleInsider 8:22 AM
  • "Google to head Apple off at the pass by holding 3D Maps event on June 6th, just before WWDC" The Next Web 2:12 PM
  • "Report: Major Change In iOS 6 Will Be With Stock Apple Apps" App Advice 2:19 PM
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Operating System Share Trend" [iOS rises to 62.65%, Android also rises slightly] NetMarketshare 7:54 AM
  • "Mobile/Tablet Top Browser Share Trend" [Safari sees slight drip to 63.24%, Android and Opera Mini rise] NetMarketshare 7:54 AM
  • "Apple's mobile Internet share is still growing, despite Android" Fortune 7:53 AM
  • "Ecommerce Study Finds Mobile Safari To Be Fastest Growing Web Browser" TechCrunch 8:25 AM
  • "New Apple guide details iOS security features: Quietly released guide outlines the security architecture, encryption, and data protection features on the mobile operating system." CNET News 7:51 AM
  • "[Reports] Microsoft Office for iPad may come on November 10th" AppleTell 8:21 AM
  • "OmniVision likely selected as supplier for iPhone5, says RW Baird" TheFlyOnTheWall 8:16 AM
  • "How Do I Figure Out What's Slowing Down My Jailbroken iPhone?" Lifehacker 2:21 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Sky Heroes HD For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:48 AM
  • "StringZ-HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:48 AM
  • "Life! For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:48 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:00 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:00 AM

  • "Ivy Bridge vs Sandy Bridge Benchmarks + the Mac upgrades (Video)" Insanely Great Mac 7:32 AM
  • "Photoshop CS6 Gives 'Fangs' to your GPU" Bare Feats 2:07 PM
  • "Hands-on review: Netzero's 4G hotspot" GigaOM 2:21 PM
  • "Visible Green Smart Charger Review" Mac|Life 2:38 PM
  • "Aviiq Ready Clips" iLounge 2:25 PM
  • "STM's Vertical is a solid, though small, laptop bag" Macworld 2:24 PM
  • "iLuv Vibro Classic II: Wake up to music and a vibrating pillow with this low-cost iPod alarm clock." Register Hardware 8:03 AM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad" Wired 2:06 PM
  • "Kensington Virtuoso Stylus & Pen: a 2-in-1 Solution" The Mac Observer 10:55 AM
  • "Protect and Travel with your MacBook Air in style" ZDNet 8:17 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The iPad of Babel: Tablet apps for kids make what once were books into something interactive, mind-bending—and not necessarily better." Slate 9:56 AM
  • "WatchESPN Review: App's success depends heavily on network strength" Macworld 2:40 PM
  • "CanvasPop Prints Giant Canvases Of Your Instagram Photos [Review] Cult of Mac 2:40 PM
  • "Review: 'JamUp' multi-effect guitar app for iPhone & iPad" 9 to 5 Mac 10:53 AM
  • "Echograph: Creating Animated Stills on the iPad" eXtensions 7:46 AM
  • "Axon Runners review for iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:27 AM
  • "Appidemic: Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:21 AM
  • "Inferno+ Review – You Will Be Absolutely Blown Away" Apple'n'Apps 6:21 PM
  • "'Zombie Carnaval' Review - Seeking Friends for the End of the World" Touch Arcade 6:21 PM
  • "'Air Mail' Review - Don't Shoot The Messenger" Touch Arcade 2:43 PM
  • "'Mega Run - Redford's Adventure' Review - Familiar, But Great" Touch Arcade 11:04 AM
  • "'Razor: Salvation' Review - A Simple But Satisfying Way to Shoot the Core" Touch Arcade 9:23 AM
  • "MacMost Now 716: Encrypting USB Flash Drives" MacMost 8:34 AM
  • "Keep Your iPhone Charged And Safe On Vacation [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:41 PM
  • "Deleting Camera Roll photos after uploading to Photo Stream" iLounge 2:25 PM
  • "You're Probably Not Getting The Most Out Of Your iPad's Keyboard" [Slideshow] Business Insider 11:05 AM
  • "iOS 6: Higher hanging fruit" iMore 8:56 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Mock-Up: Can We Trust The Rumors And Leaked Schematics?" The Huffington Post 6:22 PM
  • "iPad not a good fit for vacationing with a dSLR" ZDNet 6:22 PM
  • "Setting Up Assembly Lines in the U.S. Would be 'Highly Difficult' for Apple" MacTrast 6:21 PM
  • "Is Apple testing the waters for an unsubsidized iPhone push?" GigaOM 6:15 PM
  • "Can Apple iOS devices gain confidence of IT security pros? Apple not open enough on security issues, though some see clear signs it's improving"  Network World 6:14 PM
  • "Particle Debris: The Unintended Consequences of a Post-PC Era" The Mac Observer 6:10 PM
  • "The Northern Spy: Inertia, Emotion And Greed" MacNews 3:50 PM
  • "The hero of the week's big tech confab: Steve Jobs/At All Things D's big D10 tech conference, the intensity and innovation of Steve Jobs still reverberates from his six appearances at the show in years past." CNET News 2:39 PM
  • "Say, iPad idolaters, don't write the laptop's epitaph just yet" BetaNews 2:25 PM
  • "Now Samsung slavishly copies Apple's Mac mini" MacDailyNews 2:21 PM
  • "If Facebook Gets Any Cheaper Apple Needs To Buy It" Business Insider 2:19 PM
  • "Does Siri Belong In Business? [Feature] Cult of Mac 2:18 PM
  • "Jailbreak Concepts That Apple Should Add In iOS 6 [Feature] Cult of Mac 2:18 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Almost Named The iMac The MacMan, Until This Guy Stopped Him" Fast Company Design 2:14 PM
  • "Rescuing a Dead iBook, Retina Macs Expected This Month, Ultrabooks Replacing Netbooks, and More" Low End Mac 3:38 PM
  • "Use the iPad to manage your datacenters" ZDNet 2:05 PM
  • "What the Next 6 Months For Apple Will Look Like" TheStreet 2:05 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Predictions: The Best And Worst" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 10:54 AM
  • "Apple: How Many $2K TVs Could They Sell? Asks Piper" Barron's 9:59 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Selective listing syndrome" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:47 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 spec rumors surface" Digital Spy 9:36 AM
  • "Is Apple Destroying The Traditional PC Market?" Seeking Alpha 9:36 AM
  • "[Infographic] Patent Wars Turn Tech into a Battlefield" ReadWriteWeb 9:36 AM
  • "iPhone Won't Solve LEAP's Woes, Analyst Says" Forbes 9:34 AM
  • "Gartner: Apple Turns its Complete Inventory Every 5 Days" The Mac Observer 9:11 AM
  • "iOS 6 rumored to debut Facebook integration" iMore 6:22 PM
  • "iPhone users may 'like' Facebook integration in IOS 6" GigaOM 6:15 PM
  • "Facebook integration coming in iOS 6, a.k.a. 'Sundance" Tapscape 6:10 PM
  • "What could Apple have up its sleeve for WWDC? A new version of iOS and new apps for maps and photo sharing may be among the items announced at this month's developers conference, says a Sterne Agee analyst." CNET News 8:59 AM
  • "Can/Will Apple Expand ICloud To Include VoIP Services?" MacNews 8:58 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 And The Insanity Of Liquidmetal Speculation"  Forbes 8:48 AM
  • "Why chip names tell us very little about the iPhone 5"  ZDNet 8:47 AM
  • "iOS 6: Will you miss Google Maps on your iPhone?" Electricpig 8:27 AM
  • "Steve Jobs: silly Apple names, enemies and rows with Jony Ive/Ad legend Ken Segall recalls lost Apple secrets" PC Advisor 8:12 AM
  • "No, iOS is not a prison" Technovia 8:45 PM
  • "Apple's 'Crystal Prison' Pros and Cons, Mac Malware Safety, MailForge 3 Released, and More" Low End Mac 2:12 PM
  • "How Apple and Congress Limit iPhone Users' Freedom" Forbes 8:05 AM
  • "Two months on – why I am still glad I didn't buy a new iPad" iDownload Blog 7:47 AM
  • "ChipWorks delves inside the Samsung Galaxy SIII, sports the iPhone 4S camera" 9 to 5 Mac 6:21 PM
  • "Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men" Business Insider 2:18 PM
  • "Why Whitman Is A Game Changer For Hewlett-Packard" Seeking Alpha 12:14 PM
  • "First Take: RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Keyboard Case" ZDNet UK 12:05 PM
  • "Antitrust regulators: Give Facebook a break" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Netflix toppled Apple as top U.S. online movie biz in 2011" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "5 Amazing '80s Geek Toys and Their Modern Equivalents" Wired 11:47 AM
  • "E3 2012 preview: The 10 big questions" USA Today 11:42 AM
  • "Get Text Messaging on Your PC with These 3 Handy Android Apps" Techland 11:37 AM
  • "GirlsInTech Pick Their Top 100 Women In Tech In Europe" TechCrunch 11:24 AM
  • "Cyber-stalking: The big boss may turn into Big Brother, report warns" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:59 AM
  • "7 ways to mask your Internet identity: You can't erase all of the personal info that's out on the Web, but you can hide in plain sight" Network World 10:49 AM
  • "The fallacy of collaboration technology: Videoconferencing, unified communications, and shared editing don't work the way people do" InfoWorld 10:48 AM
  • "Star Wars 1313 is the Star Wars Game I've Been Waiting For" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "Attention IT: Your interns have something to teach you" Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "Is the Video Game Industry Dying?" CNBC 9:54 AM
  • "Google Chrome Browser Overtakes Internet Explorer Globally" eWeek 10:33 AM
  • "Windows 8 Store: A good start, but can it top Apple's App stores?" Ars Technica 9:58 AM
  • "Here's One Reason Why Mountain Lion Will Be Better Than Windows 8 [Humor] Cult of Mac 2:18 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "15 best free iPad games: Some things in life really are free. Check out our picks for the best games on the iPad that don't cost anything at all (unless you choose to buy in-app upgrades later)." CNET Reviews 9:45 PM
  • "Serious artists may appreciate Hand Glider iPad glove" TUAW 6:21 PM
  • "Every iPhone Deserves a Crystal-Powered LEGO-Throne" Gizmodo 3:39 PM
  • "Carmageddon Reincarnation due Summer, free for a day" FairerPlatform 2:08 PM
  • "Two New NAND SSD Options For MacBook Air Drive Upgrades/Replacements" MacPrices 2:05 PM
  • "23snaps Tries Its Hand At Being The Facebook For Families" TechCrunch 9:35 AM
  • "Order and Chaos Online Celebrates 365 Days of Existence with Lots of New Stuff" 148Apps 9:34 AM
  • "Custom Architectural Survey iPad Apps - Punch List, Construction Site Survey, Field Survey, Quality and Inspection Applications - Discounts Offered for June Customers" PRWeb 8:58 AM
  • "Awesome Calendar 2.0 for iOS Now Includes Sync To Google Tasks Feature" PRWeb 8:51 AM
  • "Humble Indie Bundle: Buy 5 great games, support two awesome charities" FairerPlatform 8:50 AM
  • "Hydroview for iPad lets you explore underwater" TG Daily 8:47 AM
  • "Pygmies Get Their Groove on (or Die) in the Latest Pocket God Update" 148Apps 8:46 AM
  • "Dolphin Browser 5.0 Brings Saved Passwords, Autocomplete, Email Sharing & More" Cult of Mac 8:29 AM
  • "Hipstamatic's Snap is a beautiful magazine worth having on the iPad" TUAW 8:26 AM
  • "Griffin + Threadless partnership launches new iPhone/iPad case designs" AppleTell 8:21 AM
  • "Comparing iPhone 4S Bike Pack and iPhone 4 Cycling Capabilities" PRWeb 8:10 AM
  • "Ticketmaster targets mobile fans with the release of its free iPhone app for the UK" The Next Web 8:03 AM
  • "MADFINGER Games Announces New Title For Mobile Devices DEAD TRIGGER" prMac 6:20 PM
  • "AppIt Ventures Launches Business Plan Writing App for iPad" prMac 8:26 AM
  • "FaRao Japanese Music Radio for iOS, Android Provides Intelligent Radio" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Heroes And Zombies: Hack and Slash Action RPG - iPhone Game" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "My Eyes Only Pro - Protecting your digital data, while on the go" prMac 7:46 AM
  • "Roulette Mobile Free on iOS: Single or Bluetooth/Game Center Multiplayer" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Smart Apps 4 Kids Release New Educational App - Rhyme-N-Time for iPad" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Grimm's Frog King 1.0 for iPad - Traditional + Modern Versions" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "May issue of GameStar for iPad is available in the App Store" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with Royal Dubstep" prMac 7:45 AM
  • "Grimm's Frog King 1.0 for iPad - Traditional + Modern Versions" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Airline TycoonDeluxe landing on iOS platforms" prMac 7:33 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Nokia dismisses claims of collusion with Microsoft" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Microsoft And Nokia Now Partners: Will They Step Into White Space Together?" Seeking Alpha 9:49 AM
  • "Microsoft previews Windows 8 operating system" BBC 10:15 AM
  • "Windows 8 Release Preview: What you should know" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Windows 8 clears last launch hurdle with nod to BYOD" ZDNet UK 12:04 PM
  • "Windows 8 Release Preview vs. Windows 7: Benchmarked" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Windows 8 consumer preview puts apps front and center" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Microsoft to defer revenue from Windows upgrade offer" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "Red Hat users pay up to run Fedora on Windows 8 machines: To bypass Windows 8 Secure Boot, Fedora users would need to go through Microsoft signing service and pay $99" InfoWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Report: Transformer-like Windows 8 Tablet (and More) On the Way" Techland 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft turns on 'do not track' by default in IE10" CNNMoney 12:10 PM
  • "Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate: Metro Lives!" PC Magazine 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft posts previews of new Visual Studio IDE and .Net: The next version of Visual Studio will officially be called Visual Studio 2012" Techworld 11:31 AM
  • "All-new Bing officially launches to U.S.: The Bing Team announced today that U.S.-based users of its search platform can now access the new three-column design Microsoft unveiled last month." CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "Jefferies downgrades HP on fears of tepid demand" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "H-P is facing a whole lotta hurt: analyst" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "HP looking to close ranks at Discover 2012 event: Troubled tech giant working to shore up core businesses – and entertain customers" Network World 11:10 AM
  • "Time to Sell Dell, Buy Cisco and HP" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "Next Oracle database set for December or January release: CEO Larry Ellison says it will be the first product Oracle won't port to Itanium chips" Techworld 11:32 AM
  • "Cisco sues TiVo over DVRs" Reuters 12:14 PM
  • "Tablets to Take Center Stage at Computex" [Paid Membership Required] 9:51 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Stupid Stock Move of the Day! Apple down?" CNNMoney 2:37 PM
  • "Bank of America Outshines Apple, Sort of" WSJ Blogs 2:38 PM
  • "How Apple's cash hoard gets to $200 billion by next year" Fortune 10:54 AM
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  • "Dow's Drop Is Worst This Year: The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank into the red for the year after a dismal U.S. jobs report sent investors fleeing stocks and into the safety of bonds." [Paid Membership Required] 6:11 PM
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  • "European Stocks Decline as U.S. Payrolls Data Trails Estimates" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe ends sharply lower on PMIs, U.S. payrolls/Shares of BP rise after TNK-BP stake interest" MarketWatch 12:08 PM
  • "Global markets slump as fear bubble expands" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:12 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:12 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:09 PM
  • "Nasdaq plays tough with clients angry over Facebook" Reuters 10:06 AM

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