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Apple adds another ball to juggle, said to enter feature film business. With hardware updates lagging, OSes to finish, are there too many balls in the air, or is Apple able to juggle 'em all? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: Apple's Friday surprise is a "multi-year partnership with Opra Winfrey" to "create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world"; WSJ cites sources claiming Apple will stay with less expensive LCD screens for future iPhones "as consumers balk at iPhone X price tag"—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Gene Munster thinks Apple is about 5 years behind Netflix and further ahead with original content than we think; Bare Feats compares Direct X on Win 10 vs Metal 2 on macOS 10.13.5; Lory Gil reviews Airfoil for Mac; Jonny Evans ponders whether or not Apple has a hidden meaning behind naming the next macOS after a desert; GrayKey, a thorn in Apple's side, finds workaround to new security measures; Apple releases four (1, 2, 3, 4) advertisements called "Behind the Mac", some find the sudden focus on Macs "strange"; Apple "most awarded brand" at AICP Awards.

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  • "Apple Television, AirPlay and Why the iPad is the new TV Apps Platform"  AllThingsD 8:00 AM
  • "Can Apple fix what's wrong with television?" Fortune 8:00 AM
  • "Judge allows Jobs' 'thermonuclear' remarks in Moto trial" Electronista 9:52 AM
  • "Apple's Patent Wars: This Little-Known Swedish Company is the Key"  Money Morning 7:50 AM
  • "Samsung drops a patent from ITC complaint as Apple battle looms: The company reportedly decided to withdraw a patent related to a 'method for storing and reproducing digital audio data in a mobile terminal.'" CNET News 12:38 PM
  • "15 top MBA employers" [Apple #3] CNNMoney 1:16 PM
  • "OmniGroup has info for those syncing OmniFocus to MobileMe" TUAW 9:10 AM
  • "AIA: HP's ePrint & Share and Designjets" Architosh 2:31 PM
  • "Elgato Game Capture HD delivers easy HDMI recording to OS X" TUAW 12:00 PM
  • "Dropbox: FIle storage and syncing service is always evolving" Macworld 8:14 AM
  • "Review: Extensis Suitcase Fusion 4" MacNN 8:20 AM
  • "Export Your AirPort Extreme Configuration" Macinstruct 8:21 AM
  • "Transfer Music from iPhone, iPod, or iPad to a Computer" OS X Daily 3:49 PM
  • "Can't Afford A Drawing App For Your Mac? Try A Free Pixel Pusher In Pixen" BohemianBoomer 8:09 AM
  • "Got A Mess Of Open Windows On Your Mac's Screen? Windownaut Does Windows" NoodleMac 8:10 AM
  • "What All Mac Users Have In Common: Duplicate Photos. Here's The App That Kills The Dupes" TeraTalks 8:10 AM
  • "Only 1 Reason To Love The Little Mac App That Does The Obvious" Mac 360 8:09 AM
Press Releases
  • "Trickster: Quick Menu Bar Access" MacSparky 9:36 PM
  • "Instapaper update introduces automatic background updating" TUAW 8:21 PM
  • "Product Builder 2.0 helps developers create packages for app submission to the Mac App Store" Tension Software 11:53 AM
  • "Cocktail 5.0 (Snow Leopard Edition) has been released." Maintain 11:36 AM
  • "Immortalize the Perfect Day with Picture Collage Maker for Mac v1.5.5" PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "Joystick Mapper Released on Mac App Store" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "ExactScan Pro 2.20 - Mac support for Canon DR ImageFORMULA scanners" ExactScan 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Android Growth Is Stalling In The US, While The iOS Juggernaut Charges On" Cult of Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Trouble with the robot?" asymco 8:32 AM
  • "comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady" Fortune 8:57 AM
  • "iPad Remains Dominant in 1Q'2012 While Kindle Fire Fizzles" ABIresearch 12:59 PM
  • "iPad outsells Galaxy Tab brand 10 to 1" Tapscape 1:00 PM
  • "The New iPhone Is Coming In September, Says Topeka" Business Insider 8:25 AM
  • "Apple looks to iPad Mini, iPhone 5 to deliver 'exciting' September? Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has apparently based his predictions on discussions he's had with 'local contacts' in Apple's supply chain in Taipei." CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "'Exciting' Sept. could see Apple intro new iPhone, iPad 'mini'" AppleInsider 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook hints at Facebook, iOS integration" CBS News 10:32 AM
  • "Samsung Drops Another Apple Patent Complaint Ahead of ITC Hearing" The Mac Observer 8:51 AM
  • "Apple wins battle over nano-SIM standard: The new SIM card will be 40 percent smaller than the current smallest SIM card design" Macworld UK 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Air: Airline Replaces Built-in Entertainment Systems with iPads" Techland 2:15 PM
  • "IPads On A Plane Let Scoot Save Fuel By Shedding TV Tons" Bloomberg 8:07 AM
  • "Netflix surges past Apple for lead in online movie biz" PCWorld 8:14 AM
  • "Apple (51%), Samsung (24%) Dominate India's Tablet Market" MacNews 8:25 AM
  • "Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In 'Temple Run: Brave'" TechCrunch 8:24 AM
  • "Pixar's 'Brave' Meets 'Temple Run' in New Mobile Game" Mashable 8:24 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "MSI showcases Slider S20 Ultrabook hybrid at Computex 2012" TG Daily 11:59 AM
  • "Tiny but deadly 'Tinba' bank Trojan discovered: Only 20KB in size" Techworld 11:58 AM
  • "Could You Spare Some Internet Access? An app called Open Garden lets users share wireless bandwidth, and could reduce network congestion—if carriers don't revolt." Technology Review 11:56 AM
  • "New Firefox Developer Tools Help You Build Responsive Websites" Webmonkey 12:12 PM
  • "Firefox 13 Arrives With New Home Page And New Tab Page, SPDY Support" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Imation Introduces RDX Media Secure with CyberSafe Security" eWeek 9:13 AM
  • "As Google Tinkers with Search, Upstarts Gain Ground: Niche search engines Blekko and DuckDuckGo have exploded in popularity in recent months." Technology Review 11:56 AM
  • "Google's 'Project Glass' Is Codenamed 'Wingman'" TechCrunch 11:56 AM
  • "New Chromebooks likely to be launched before 2012 holiday season, says Google Taiwan" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "Mexican student movement may herald digital revolution for Latin America" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 9:10 AM
  • "As gaming grows more casual and mobile, developers scramble to adapt" CNN 9:05 AM
  • "Women Engineers Trace Tech Gender Gap To Childhood" Associated Press 8:51 AM
  • "Nintendo Unveils New Wii U Gamepad Before E3 Trade Show" Bloomberg 9:02 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S III To Land On Five U.S. Carriers In June, Sprint And T-Mobile Set For June 21 Launch" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Asus Taichi: Windows 8 Laptop Sports Rear-Facing Touchscreen" Techland 12:03 PM
  • "Facebook 'may soon allow' under-13s to join the site" BBC 9:00 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 400: How Tech Has Made Our Lives Better -A Geeks' Thanksgiving" The Mac Observer 4:27 PM
  • "Interview with Lex Friedman about Sandboxing" Your Mac Life 2:10 PM
  • "David Sparks Goes Paperless and Takes Us With Him" MacVoices 11:32 AM
  • "Apple ad man: The 'i' stands for Apple/Ken Segall, who named iMac, on Steve Jobs, Apple and marketing" PC Advisor 8:28 AM
  • "RPN calculators and tools to organize your music in iTunes. Plus, do you Ping?" The MT Show 7:45 AM
  • "Apple to update most of its Mac lineup and multiple accessories at WWDC" 9 to 5 Mac 7:03 PM
  • "Apple Reportedly planning a massive Mac hardware refresh across multiple product lines at WWDC" The Verge 7:17 PM
  • "Matrox interface latest in Thunderbolt devices: Following Intel's initiative to give Thunderbolt momentum, more Thunderbolt devices are showing up." MacFixIt 7:48 PM
  • "Microsoft confirms SmartGlass at E3 keynote event" iPodNN 3:50 PM
  • "iPad Mini Has No Bezel, 7-inch OLED Screen" TechEBlog 7:59 AM
  • "Apple quietly reveals iOS' security innards: Cupertino promises 'solid protection' against net nasties" The Register 7:53 AM
  • "Nothing New in Apple's iOS Security Guide" PC Magazine 4:10 PM
  • "Apple Releases Guide To iOS Security" TechCrunch 9:46 AM
  • "Apple Will Announce Facebook Integration With iOS 6 At WWDC This Month [Report] Business Insider 8:00 AM
  • "Facebook in iOS 6: Integration is system-wide, 'Liking' of App Store apps present" 9 to 5 Mac 8:21 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion features coming in iOS 6: Notification Center 'Do Not Disturb' toggle, Safari iCloud Tabs, and Mail VIPs" 9 to 5 Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Report: Facebook Set for iOS 6 Integration" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 2011 Supports DDR3 1867 MHz RAM Modules" HardMac 8:14 AM
  • "Apple II Plus gets torn asunder and restored in this modern teardown (Video)" Engadget 8:28 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Death Rider HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "Little Things For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "Meon For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:02 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:01 AM

  • "Satechi's awesome Bluetooth remote arrives for iPhones, iPads: This compact, convenient accessory provides a full set of audio-playback controls and can even trigger your iDevice's camera shutter." CNET Reviews 4:08 PM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is a Thing of Beauty" BYTE 8:14 AM
  • "M-Edge SuperShell Cover Adds Some Bounce to Your iPhone" Wired 12:14 PM
  • "Keyboard-Coddling Travel Case Is A Perfect Combination Of Lightness And Strength [Review] Cult of Mac 2:18 PM
  • "Appidemic: Jazz: Trump's Journey for OS X" AppleTell 8:25 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with, a new to-do list app for iPhone" Macworld 9:41 AM
  • "The ultimate iPhone app for finding free iPhone apps" CNET Reviews 12:39 PM
  • "First Look: Temple Run: Brave" App Advice 8:35 AM
  • "Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint Review/Simple-looking billiards game offers a lot of depth, challenge" Macworld 11:33 AM
  • "Zombie Burst Review: Squeeze zombie heads like gross undead pimples in this slimy action title." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Bee Leader Review: Bee Leader defies expectations like bees themselves defy the laws of gravity - and both make lots of sweetness." 148Apps 10:36 AM
  • "Tiny Plane Review: Tiny Plane is a bright charming deceptively simple endless flyer" 148Apps 9:39 AM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using RedSn0w (Mac) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:31 AM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S Using RedSn0w (Windows) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:31 AM
  • "Sharing Photo Stream content on the web Article" iLounge 3:49 PM
  • "See Full Track Info On Your iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 3:49 PM
  • "Use a Baking Rack to Cool Nearly Any Piece of Overheating Tech" Lifehacker 9:44 AM
  • "How to Keep Track of How Other People Are Using Your Media Online" Lifehacker 8:28 AM
  • "What Do You Do When Your iPad or iPhone Fills Up?" MacNews Blog 7:47 AM
  • "Ad networks using new tracking methods to bypass iPhone security measures" AppleInsider 8:42 PM
  • "Apple Continues to Dominate Tablet Market" MacTrast 6:58 PM
  • "Samsung: Apple Relied on Our Patents to Enter Smartphone Market" The Mac Observer 6:55 PM
  • "Microsoft Innovates, But Apple Knows How to Win" Computerworld 11:31 AM
  • "Why We Need 'Like' Buttons For The App Store" AppleBitch 10:32 AM
  • "DirecTV chairman not worried about an Apple HDTV" Network World 10:32 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Acquisition fetishism" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:14 AM
  • "iPhone 5, iPad Mini: September Debut Eyed/Why might Apple choose to bring a smaller iPad--an idea Steve Jobs hated--to market? The growing spate of smaller tablets from the likes of Amazon might force the decision." InformationWeek 12:38 PM
  • "Rumor of the Day: iPad Mini to Hit Store Shelves in September" PadGadget 9:52 AM
  • "I Spent A Week In Spain And Almost No One Was Using An iPhone" Business Insider 8:58 AM
  • "Touch Computing and the Re-Birth of the Software Industry" Tech.pinions 8:50 AM
  • "Rumors fly about China greenlighting Apple iPad" ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Microsoft Office for the iPad: What We Know" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Is Office for the iPad more than a mirage? More rumors suggest Microsoft could introduce Office for iPad: and even for the iPhone or Android. But Microsoft knows there are some hurdles ahead." CNET News 8:29 AM
  • "Could Microsoft make Office for iPad work?"  ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Siri Coming to iPad with iOS 6 Update?" PadGadget 11:38 AM
  • "Rumor: iOS 6 Will Bring Siri To The iPad" AppleBitch 11:16 AM
  • "iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode? [Update: Siri for iPad] MacRumors 9:39 AM
  • "This Is What iOS 6 Running On The iPhone 5 Will Look Like [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8:33 AM
  • "New iOS Mockups Elegantly Combine Latest iPhone Rumors" App Advice 8:24 AM
  • "Can Apple iOS devices gain confidence of IT security pros? Experts say Apple's limited transparency about security issues can make enterprise adoption problematic." Network World 8:20 AM
  • "Apple and Facebook: A place for friends?" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "If Microsoft Is 'Winning' the Living Room, It's Not By Much" The Mac Advocate 7:26 PM
  • "Are Tablets Little PCs Or Big Phones? Microsoft thinks tablets are PCs, and Apple thinks they are not. Google seems to agree with Apple. But once Windows 8 tablets are out, businesses might find they like Windows tablets better." InformationWeek 12:36 PM
  • "10 fastest-growing enterprise technology companies" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Your next boss might be a developer" ZDNet 12:15 PM
  • "World's largest password study sheds new insight" TG Daily 11:59 AM
  • "Tomb Raider at E3 2012: What to Expect" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "How to prepare for the coming IT skills revolution" Computerworld 9:08 AM
  • "Does the 'private cloud' make sense?" InfoWorld 9:22 AM
  • "4 Tips To Ease Cloud Bill Shock: Consider this advice for managing people, governance processes, and automated tools to prevent end-of-month cloud bill surprises." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Cloud's Thorniest Question: Does It Pay Off? Many CIOs have their doubts. In this series, we examine why cloud costs remain so hard to judge." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Internet powers flip the IPv6 switch (FAQ)" CNET News 8:53 AM
  • "Google, Here's Why Local-Advertising Initiatives Fail" TheStreet 8:40 AM
  • "Cypress Semiconductor May See Some Drain" Barron's 8:35 AM
  • "Why mobile must solve its data dilemma – or die" GigaOM 8:29 AM
  • "Corning unveils slim, flexible Willow Glass (video)" Engadget 11:16 AM
  • "Asus Hits Bottom With Sexist Tweet" Gizmodo 10:45 AM
  • "Jony Ive receives Her Majesty's Razor of the Realm award" Scoopertino 12:10 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Kairosoft Releases New Sim 'Dungeon Village'" Touch Arcade 11:59 AM
  • "BitTorrent Downloading Hits iPhone, iPad With Installous 5" TorrentFreak 11:32 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series — Apps for Personal Finance" PadGadget 11:06 AM
  • "Tower iPhone dock discourages late-night iPhone use" TUAW 10:13 AM
  • "Twig, An iPhone Cable That Doubles As A Tripod" Cult of Mac 9:52 AM
  • "Margaritaville Online now available on the iPad" AppleTell 9:52 AM
  • "Best iPad cases" iMore 9:38 AM
  • "Jeff Gamet Discusses Apple's Road Map on Mac OS Ken Day 6" The Mac Observer 9:16 AM
  • "DODOcase and charity: water Launch Special-Edition for Clean, Safe Water." PRWeb 8:56 AM
  • "ThinkBook Gets Fully Booked With Retina iPad Graphics" App Advice 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone Dev-Team Updates UltraSn0w to Support Unlocked Basebands on iOS 5.1.1" iClarified 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone Dev-Team Releases RedSn0w and PwnageTool Updates to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1" iClarified 8:30 AM
  • "Keep Track Of Your Favorites With Favs" App Advice 8:24 AM
  • "iCade Mobile released, adds buttons to iPhone gaming" iPodNN 8:20 AM
  • "Thunderbolt Docking Station from Matrox" HardMac 8:15 AM
  • "Daily iPhone App: Dungeon Crawlers is a turn-based strategy fighter" TUAW 8:09 AM
  • "First issue of Wired issued as iPad app, along with 12,000-word oral history" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Measure Your Land 3.0.0 for iOS - Explain Earth Objects Length and Width" prMac 2:19 PM
  • "Toss The Knight 1.0 for iOS - The Hero with a Catapult" prMac 12:01 PM
  • "Lake George Enthusiast Releases iOS App for Boaters" prMac 10:52 AM
  • "AirSafe - Amazing Note, Password, Card Keeper" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Nice Mohawk Releases Ita - A New iOS App for Lists" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "SCOtutor for iBooks Author Video Tutorial Launched" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Assassin's Castle 2 HD today in App Store" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "Ambicast - Share the Sound of the World" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "12 Steppers Can Do Their Moral Inventory on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Wild West Races 1.0 for iOS - Strategy + Skill Wins Card Game Horse Race" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Probably the most challenging game in the App Store - VIAM for iOS" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "PaintPuzz 1.0 iOS Game released - Help Puzz save the world" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Fish Balls Free for iOS - Brick Breaker/Billiards Underwater Challenge" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Hold On HD Plus for iPad Now Available On Apple AppStore" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Interactive kids book Angus and Max Blast Off comes to iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Cool Movies! 1.0 released for iOS - Home Movie Production on the Go" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Disruptathon - iFormBuilder Power 2012 MAVA CapitalConnection Conference" prMac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today" AllThingsD 12:27 PM
  • "HP-Oracle Itanium Chip Trial Outcome May Turn On Hurd Settlement" Bloomberg 8:44 AM
  • "HP and Oracle set for court clash over Itanium" Reuters 8:44 AM
  • "HP Tells Judge Oracle Abruptly Broke Contract for Support" Bloomberg 3:46 PM
  • "How Larry Ellison's Jury Box Email Could Cost HP Billions" Wired Magazine 12:12 PM
  • "Dear Oracle, the Java APIs Are Not A Work of Art" Wired Magazine 12:13 PM
  • "Oracle sues Lodsys, hopes to invalidate all its patents: Oracle is the latest tech giant to take aim at Lodsys, a patent holder that's been extraordinarily litigious in the past year." CNET News 2:10 PM
  • "Is Microsoft Going After Google With IE10?" Forbes 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft IE10 Privacy Settings Draw Advertiser Fire: Privacy advocates laud Microsoft's decision to turn on 'Do Not Track' by default in Internet Explorer 10." InformationWeek 9:19 AM
  • "Microsoft Just Made the Internet a Little More Private for Everyone" ITworld 11:30 AM
  • "The browser wars are back! It's like 1995 all over again. Again. Competition between Firefox, Google, and Microsoft for users' time online: and especially on mobile devices: is fierce once again." Fortune 2:15 PM
  • "Windows 8's built-in AV to be security of last resort: Integrated Windows Defender will activate only on PCs sans antivirus software or after other products have expired" Computerworld 9:07 AM
  • "Microsoft recalls certificates exploited by Flame malware: Businesses need to update their Microsoft software to plug the hole" Network World 11:33 AM
  • "Microsoft issues warning about Flame virus spread through unauthorized security certificates" Seattle Times 11:43 AM
  • "Microsoft patches Windows to quell Flame" ZDNet UK 12:17 PM
  • "Windows 8 Plus Office Could Equal Success for Microsoft Tablets" AllThingsD 8:35 AM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox to sell music, goes mobile" Reuters 4:07 PM
  • "Microsoft has a new gaming handheld...and it's the iPad: And a Windows tablet. And an iPhone. And an Android phone. How Microsoft's skirting the handheld gaming race for something different: and bolder." CNET Reviews 4:09 PM
  • "Microsoft's E3 Event: A Preview" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils AirPlay competitor, Smart Glass" CNET Reviews 12:32 PM
  • "E3 2012: Microsoft Smart Glass may be streaming service, report says" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12:10 PM
  • "Microsoft Xbox 360 Now Top Selling Console Worldwide" TechCrunch 11:54 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Xbox Music: The service is expected to compete against other music services such as iTunes and Spotify." CNET Reviews 12:32 PM
  • "Microsoft Adds Football, Cartoons To Expand Xbox Platform" Bloomberg 12:28 PM
  • "IBM Targets Big Data With Tech from Platform Computing Buy, New Storage Systems" eWeek 9:13 AM
  • "Windows 8, price drops to accelerate ultrabook growth, Lenovo says: Lenovo's product chief Peter Hortensius says ultrabook prices will drop over time as the product category goes mainstream" IDG News Service 11:35 AM
  • "New Lenovo IdeaPad ultrabooks crack $800 price barrier" IDG News Service 9:09 AM
  • "Lenovo Releases Colorful IdeaPad Ultrabooks" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Lenovo aims to triple smartphone shipments in 2012" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "Intel's 'breakthrough' in plastic chassis design should lead to cheaper Ultrabook laptops" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Intel Sounds Off on Future of Thunderbolt" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "Intel total Classmate PC shipments to reach 12 million units by end of 2012" DigiTimes 9:12 AM
  • "AMD updates Opteron line with faster server processors" V3 12:04 PM
  • "AMD Adds Horsepower to Server Processors With New 16-core Chip" IDG News Service 11:30 AM
  • "AMD gooses the clocks on 'Bulldozer' Opterons: Last hurrah until 'Piledriver'?" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "AMD boosts x86 processor performance for less power" ZDNet 12:16 PM
  • "Should a data scientist be your next IT hire? A blend of business, analytics, and computer skills, the definition of a data scientist varies. But no matter how it's defined, the skills are in demand" Network World 9:21 AM
  • "What the 28-Nanometer Shortage Means for the Chip Industry" Morningstar 8:42 AM
  • "Hyperscale servers sell like hotcakes: Linux machines eclipse Unix boxes" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "Silicon Valley, the Long View: Larry Ellison on how much simpler the consumer has it now" [Paid Membership Required] 8:35 AM
  • "Is Silicon Valley Becoming the New Hollywood?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:55 AM
  • "Internet industry gears up for World IPv6 Launch: Network operators and content providers will enable IPv6 permanently this week" Techworld 11:58 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Bullish Case For Apple: Time To Get Long On This Market Meltdown" Seeking Alpha 8:02 AM
  • "Will Apple Blow Us Away?" Always On 10:14 AM
  • "Time To Get Back Into This Cash Rich Apple Supplier" Seeking Alpha 9:43 AM
Industry News
  • "Facebook, Groupon slump in tech action" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "U.S. stocks extend drop on 'soft patch' fears: European debt crisis, Chinese economic data in spotlight" MarketWatch 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed in Choppy Session" TheStreet 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks Head Lower; Economy in Focus" FOXBusiness 9:20 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Reverse Losses As Valuations Overshadow Data" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks End Flat; Dow Logs 4-Day Losing Streak" CNBC 4:11 PM
  • "Stock futures steady after last week's selloff: Europe debt crisis, Chinese economic data in the spotlight" MarketWatch 8:34 AM
  • "Stocks dominated by investor fear" CNNMoney 4:12 PM
  • "Dow Posts Fourth Straight Decline" [Paid Membership Required] 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks: Nervous trading ahead for investors" CNNMoney 8:29 AM
  • "Stocks Fall Across Asia as U.S. Data Fuels Global Growth Concern" Bloomberg 8:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks skid after weak U.S. jobs data" MarketWatch 8:36 AM
  • "European Stocks Recover Losses" [Paid Membership Required] 8:35 AM
  • "Europe Markets: DAX leads Europe lower; banks rebound/Bailout hopes buoy financial sector" MarketWatch 12:21 PM
  • "World markets under pressure" CNNMoney 8:29 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:26 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:26 PM
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