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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "Why Google and Apple Are Now Enemies: Just like Athens and Sparta, Google and Apple are destined to collide. It's a Greek tragedy unfolding before our very eyes."  Datamation 3:00 PM
  • "Apple's Passbook Could Be A Platform, Not Just Another Mobile Payments Rival"  TechCrunch 6:43 PM
  • "Tim Cook is Being a First Rate Tim Cook, Instead of a Second Rate Steve Jobs" Forbes 3:56 PM
  • "WWDC: New Friendships Forged, Old Bonds Broken/Apple revealed the end of some old alliances at WWDC on Monday, as well as the formation of new ones, such as a partnership with Facebook. 'What's really different now is [Apple's] willingness to partner,' said Sterne Agee's Shaw Wu. 'In the past, that was missing. Now, they're willing to partner where they're aren't as strong, rather than compete with someone like Yelp.'"  MacNewsWorld 8:59 AM
  • "WWDC: Apple highlights Android fragmentation/What really sets Apple and Google apart in mobile operating systems is fragmentation, writes Shane Richmond." Telegraph 9:03 AM
  • "What iOS 6 Says About Mobile Fragmentation: Some of the best features of iOS 6 won't work on older iOS hardware. The same issue is true for other mobile platforms and new software. Is fragmentation inevitable?" InformationWeek 11:13 AM
  • "Better off without you: Apple's slow-motion divorce from Google" Digital Trends 9:17 AM
  • "Apple's big enemy in smartphone wars: delay"  Reuters 8:04 AM
  • "Kodak Loses Ruling In Fight With Apple Over Patents: Eastman Kodak Co. failed to persuade a judge to rule that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has no interest in a group of patents Kodak is putting up for sale as part of its bankruptcy reorganization." Bloomberg 4:46 PM
  • "Apple fails to fend off mobile tracking lawsuit: Apple Inc must defend against a lawsuit accusing it of letting advertisers secretly track the activity of millions of mobile device users, a federal judge ruled, but Google Inc and several other defendants were dismissed from the case." Reuters 1:27 PM
  • "Apple's deliberate approach allows Samsung to launch the Galaxy S III on time" Foss Patents 8:59 AM
  • "Apple fails to block US launch of Galaxy S III due to scheduling conflict" The Verge 8:04 AM
  • "Apple's Galaxy S III ban bid put on hold: District Court judge Lucy Koh says Apple can file an injunction request against Samsung's handset, but it won't be able to argue its case on June 21, as requested." CNET News 8:04 AM
  • "Apple denied US Samsung Galaxy S3 ban" V3 9:19 AM
  • "Apple mobile devices: New OS, new maps, and Facebook/Apple mobile devices – most of them, anyway – will get a new operating system, have Google maps replaced, and come with Facebook built in. Apple mobile changes scheduled for fall." Associated Press 8:50 AM
  • "Though Siri-ous, Automakers May Be Botching Infotainment"  Forbes 7:49 AM
  • "WWDC 2012: Apple iPhone 5 details, Retina Display Macs" Computerworld 7:40 AM
  • "Developers to Apple: Promote Our Apps! Schiller Defends Software as Programmers Voice Concerns, Also Offer Praise; 'Opportunity Is the Best It Has Ever Been'" [Paid Membership Required] 9:09 AM
  • "Apple to Retire Ping With the Next iTunes [Report] Mashable 7:51 AM
  • "Apple's Ping Social Network to Shutter, Report" PCWorld 10:49 AM
  • "Ping to ping out of existence" TG Daily 8:40 AM
  • "WSJ: Ping Is Dead" Gizmodo 8:42 AM
  • "Ping is dead in next big iTunes release" Tapscape 8:32 AM
  • "Apple: Killing Ping?" Forbes 8:53 AM
  • "Mountain Lion, what you need to know about Apple's new OS X" CBS News 10:34 AM
  • "Document Mgt Roll-up: Apple's OX Mountain Lion's Document Functionality, SpringCM" CMS Wire 10:53 AM
  • "Apple Begins Forcibly Disabling Messages Beta in OS X Lion" MacTrast 3:59 PM
  • "Apple Quietly Removes Windows Security Comparisons From Web Site" CRN 10:45 AM
  • "Apple and Oracle release simultaneous Java updates for OS X" Ars Technica 11:30 AM
  • "Apple Releases Java Security Update, Fixing a Dozen Vulnerabilities" Intego 8:59 AM
  • "Apple tries again with Java for OS X Lion, Snow Leopard updates" FairerPlatform 8:33 AM
  • "Java for OS X 2012-004 Update now available" TUAW 9:45 AM
  • "Use the OS X installer to preview install locations: If you would like to preview which files are within an OS X installation package, the OS X installer contains an option to do so." CNET Reviews 6:40 PM
  • "Recurring 'Safari can't connect to the server' problem" Betalogue 1:58 PM
  • "Thunderbolt Software Update For OS X Causes Boot Failure" Gizmodo 8:44 AM
  • "Review: Adobe Illustrator CS6" Applelinks 1:00 PM
  • "Feeling the need, the need for Speed(y for Mac)" MacNews 8:35 AM
  • "MacMost Now 721: iMovie Export Settings For DVD" MacMost 9:04 AM
  • "Wow Your Family And Friends – Create A Slideshow In iPhoto [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:18 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Increase The Mouse Pointer Size" MacTrast 8:58 AM
  • "How To Know When Your Mac's Hard Disk Drive Is Dying" BohemianBoomer 7:38 AM
  • "Tired Of iTunes On Your Mac? What You Need Is A Free Music Player Alternative" Mac 360 7:38 AM
  • "It Would Be So Easy To Love The Coolest Mac PIM App Ever (but I can't)" TeraTalks 7:39 AM
  • "3 Ways To Hide Files And Folders On Your Mac" McSolo 7:38 AM
  • "The Easiest Free Way To Rename Files On Your Mac (rename by the hundreds)" NoodleMac 7:35 AM
  • "Why I'm Using My Mac To Count Calories (instead of an iPhone app)" PixoBebo 7:38 AM
  • "How Apple Doomed Ping" Wired 6:44 PM
  • "Apple's Ping: Anatomy of a Failure" Kirkville 8:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "Google promises Chrome support for MacBook Pro with Retina Display" AppleInsider 8:41 PM
  • "Growl 2.0 Coming With Notification Center Support For Mountain Lion" Cult of Mac 3:55 PM
  • "SmartSound Enables Toolfarm To Offer Over 20 Million Royalty Free Music Downloads" SmartSound 2:32 PM
  • "Pixelmater 2.0.5 boosts legacy graphics performance" FairerPlatform 12:58 PM
  • "Gehry Technologies announces new GTeam web-solution for AEC" Architosh 12:45 PM
  • "Abvent updates Artlantis with integrated Maxwell Render engine" Architosh 9:05 AM
  • "TaskBurn 1.0 for OS X - Interactive Task Management with a Fiery Twist" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Battery Guru 1.0 Free for OS X: Battery Life Monitoring and Optimization" prMac 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple using Waze data in new iOS 6 Maps" SlashGear 8:50 AM
  • "Apple hands off transit directions to third-party apps in iOS 6 Maps" AppleInsider 9:20 AM
  • "iOS 6 generates most online buzz during Apple's WWDC" AFP Relax News 8:53 AM
  • "FaceTime Over 3G To Support iPhone 4 and iPad 2 In Australia?" MacStories 8:58 AM
  • "NZ regulator assessing complaint on iPad marketing" MarketWatch 8:39 PM
  • "NZ Regulator Still Assessing Complaint On Apple iPad Marketing" [Paid Membership Required] 8:41 PM
  • "Apple posts another MacBook video and Mac OS X commercial: More stuff to make the Apple fan base drool" ITworld 9:58 AM
  • "Apple's Retina MacBook Pro ad: Lest you forget it's 'radical'" CNET News 8:05 AM
  • "Mark Cuban's Latest Investment Brings Virtual Reality To The iPad" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Pinstagram Arrives for iPad, Before Instagram, Pinterest [Exclusive] Mashable 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Mammoth MacBook Pro Window Display – [Photo] RazorianFly 9:59 AM
  • "Spotted: Ashton Kutcher As Steve Jobs" StarPulse 10:46 AM
  • "Hollywood Steve Jobs Returns to Disgrace Apple's Magic Garage" Gizmodo 5:00 PM
  • "Harman sees partner in Apple, not rival: CEO" Reuters 8:23 PM
  • "Blackberry Playbook hacked to run iOS apps" SlashGear 8:41 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung Invents Next Generation Stylus Pen" Patent Bolt 3:49 PM
  • "A free Raspberry Pi for every child is a bad idea, says its designer" ZDNet UK 12:46 PM
  • "Flash Drives Replace Disks at Amazon, Facebook, Dropbox" Wired Magazine 12:38 PM
  • "Frequency-Hopping Radio Wastes Less Spectrum: The fastest cognitive radio ever will be used to test vital wireless innovations." Technology Review 12:21 PM
  • "Man plays Civilization II for 10 years" TG Daily 12:26 PM
  • "'Hellish nightmare of suffering and devastation': 10-year-long game predicts grim future for humanity" Mashable 12:13 PM
  • "Acer Takes on Apple With High-Res Iconia Tab A700 Android Tablet" PCWorld 11:51 AM
  • "Linus Torvalds crowned joint winner of 1.2m euro tech prize" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Anonymous Sprint Employee Apparently Leaks Samsung Galaxy S III Training Videos: The clutch of videos appears to demo yet-unseen Samsung Galaxy S III features." PCWorld 11:55 AM
  • "Samsung TecTiles for Galaxy Smartphones Push NFC Market Beyond Payments" eWeek 10:58 AM
  • "Sony unveils Xperia miro, Xperia tipo" TG Daily 12:25 PM
  • "HTC chairperson confident of improving operations" DigiTimes 10:54 AM
  • "HTC Resists Push Toward Low-End Phones" [Paid Membership Required] 9:48 AM
  • "VMware Launches Open Source Project To Virtualize Hadoop" InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "VMware aims for Hadoop on VMs with 'Serengeti' project" GigaOM 9:32 AM
  • "Applications received for .porn, .sex and .sucks domains" The Independent 11:15 AM
  • "Here comes .NETFLIX: New Web domain applications revealed" CNNMoney 9:31 AM
  • "DoJ probing Big Cable over online video competition: Are data caps hindering competition from the likes of Netflix and Hulu?" Ars Technica 10:40 AM
  • "Amazon could soon match iCloud music features" iDownload Blog 9:19 AM
  • "Parallels cagey on Windows 8 support" iTWire 7:34 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 402: Geeks Gabbing for 7 Years" The Mac Observer 7:36 PM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 141" 148Apps 2:45 PM
  • "Rich Mogull Delivers A Practical Security Briefing" MacVoicesTV 12:59 PM
  • "3D renders of next iPhone parts good enough to fool many"  9 to 5 Mac 9:22 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 pictures: iPhone 5 revealed in leaked photos"  BGR 9:08 AM
  • "MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2012 roundup/Apple unveiled updates to its entire Mac laptop family all at once: MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, and the new Retina Display Pro. What are the differences? Compare below." CNET Reviews 6:43 PM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Slip to 3-4 Weeks as Initial Shipments Begin" MacRumors 9:08 AM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display 3 to 4 Weeks From Shipping" eWeek 11:11 PM
  • "Apple runs out of Retina MacBook Pros: Shipping delay already runs three to four weeks; eBay resellers cash in on shortage" Computerworld 10:48 AM
  • "Shipments of new MacBooks begin to increase in June, say makers" DigiTimes 10:55 AM
  • "iFixit Tears Down The MacBook Pro With Retina Display, Deems It Nearly Impossible To Repair" TechCrunch 8:49 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro is the least repairable to date: While Apple has introduced some amazing advancements, some of its design decisions might frustrate some users down the road." MacFixIt 2:46 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina display dismantled by iFixit, revealing soldered RAM" The Verge 8:40 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Teardown: It's Locked Up Like Fort Knox" Gizmodo 8:44 AM
  • "Want to upgrade that 'Retina' MacBook Pro? Tough luck" ZDNet 1:00 PM
  • "Tim Cook Confirms That The Mac Pro Will Get A Big Refresh 'Later Next Year'" Business Insider 8:39 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook emails customer, promises 2013 Mac pro update" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:28 AM
  • "Apple's iTicket, Siri & Mapping Patents Rock in iOS 6" Patently Apple 7:48 AM
  • "How fast is the 2012 MacBook Pro, 2012 MacBook Air?" Tapscape 10:45 AM
  • "iOS 6 Pictures: A pictorial guide to the Apple OS update" [Slideshow] T3 9:19 AM
  • "Apple details iOS 6 limits: no FaceTime 3G for iPhone 3GS/4" SlashGear 8:45 AM
  • "Reclaim your iPhone storage: iOS 6 brings true streaming to iTunes Match"  VentureBeat 9:46 AM
  • "New in iOS 6: iTunes Match now lets you either stream or download songs" iDownload Blog 9:18 AM
  • "The big list of iOS 6 features" iMore 8:36 AM
  • "Finally: The iPhone's shutdown spinner is Retina ready in iOS 6" The Next Web 9:18 AM
  • "iOS 6 jailbreak hacks new Apple software a day after release" Crave @ CNET 8:10 AM
  • "Apple silences mute kids' speech app in patent blowup" The Register 12:46 PM
  • "Apple Updates Trackpad for MacBook Pro with Retina Display" The Mac Observer 3:25 PM
  • "When my ISP implements IPv6 later this year (or maybe next year) and I get a new cable modem that supports IPv6, what effect, if any, will that have on my LAN, which consists of an Airport Extreme (connected to the cable modem via ethernet) to which about a half dozen devices (including an Airport Express, 2nd generation) are connected? Even if a cable modem doesn't support ipv6, it is possible many households may be quietly using it already by virtue of transition technologies like 6to4 and tunneling via teredo/proto41." MacInTouch 9:51 AM
  • "On the new MacBook Pro machines, Apple has added the ThunderBolt connector. My question is: for those of us that use our MacBook Pros for seminars and presentations, what option do we now have for connection to VGA projectors? There is nothing in the Apple Store as far as a ThunderBolt to VGA adapter." MacInTouch 9:50 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Tiny Escape For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "Nintaii 2 For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "Caribbean Zombie For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:34 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:33 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:33 AM

  • "MacBook, A Point Shy Of Perfect" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:35 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Retina Display)" PC Magazine 9:16 AM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display review (mid-2012)" SlashGear 11:10 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display review (mid 2012)" Engadget 9:07 AM
  • "Apple Retina MacBook Pro Review: The MacBook Pro, Only More — and Less — So" Techland 8:59 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Retina MacBook Destroys Regular MacBook: 15 Eye-Popping Example" [Slideshow] Mashable 8:40 PM
  • "Unboxing the New 13-Inch Apple MacBook Air" PC Magazine 3:10 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display Teardown" iFixit 7:41 AM
  • "iPad Keyboard Case Review Battle! The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Vs Belkin YourType Folio" TechCrunch 3:34 PM
  • "Video Review: iPevo 360 Degree Rotating Folio Case for the iPad" Run Around Tech 9:22 AM
  • "Cubit case for iPhone 4/4S review" AppleTell 9:22 AM
  • "iWow-U brings SRS wow effect to many devices" Macworld 8:59 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands-on first impressions of Apple's iOS 6" CNN 8:39 PM
  • "iOS 6: A Detailed Look At Apple's New Privacy Settings" Apple'n'Apps 6:44 PM
  • "iOS 6 Hands-On: Siri Gets Social, Can Post To Facebook & Twitter" Apple'n'Apps 2:53 PM
  • "Hands-on first impressions of Apple's iOS 6" Mashable 10:49 AM
  • "iOS 6 features: How do Windows Phone and Android ICS compare?" ZDNet UK 10:09 AM
  • "Free CloudOn app puts your iPad to work" CNET 1:27 PM
  • "N.O.V.A. 3 - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance Review: Third version of first-person shooter feels uninspired" Macworld 10:30 AM
  • "Heroes Call Review" Mac|Life 1:01 PM
  • "Appidemic: Snacksss for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 9:20 AM
  • "iOS 6: What you need to know/We answer your burning questions about Apple's latest mobile operating system" Macworld 11:30 AM
  • "Will iOS 6.0 Work On Your iDevice?" App Advice 9:22 AM
  • "Answers to your Retina MacBook Pro questions" Macworld 9:09 AM
  • "Nothing Can Be Fixed Anymore" eCoustics 11:11 PM
  • "WWDC 2012: Apple's show satisfies, but is it saving real fireworks for later?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:10 PM
  • "Apple Disconnect" Forbes 8:41 PM
  • "WWDC 2012 rumor scorecard: The hits and the misses" CNET News 8:17 PM
  • "Teen's iPhone 5 concept video sets high bar" CNET News 8:16 PM
  • "Why Didn't Apple Release an SDK for Apple TV?" MacTrast 6:44 PM
  • "What Not to Like About Apple's New MacBook Pro, iOS Maps App" CIO 6:44 PM
  • "I'd Buy AppleCare Again For My Next Mac" iSource 6:43 PM
  • "Siri isn't just a Google killer, it's a potential gold mine" iMore 6:39 PM
  • "What iOS 6 Means to iPhone 3GS Owners" Low End Mac 4:46 PM
  • "Apple is the new Compaq" BetaNews 4:23 PM
  • "Apple Plays Wile E. Coyote, Sees Galaxy S III Ban Attempt Foiled" DailyTech 2:53 PM
  • "iOS 6 Jailbreak May Be Tougher Than Expected" WebProNews 1:01 PM
  • "New Apple laptops take a back seat to iOS 6 at WWDC" BGR 1:00 PM
  • "The Best Computer Apple Ever Made? – The Book Mystique" MacPrices 12:45 PM
  • "When Apple's WWDC Is Full, There's Always Appsterdam" Minyanville 11:31 AM
  • "The contentious case against the MacBook Pro with Retina display" TUAW 11:13 AM
  • "Look ma! iOS apps running on the BlackBerry PlayBook!" VentureBeat 10:28 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: False equivalencies" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:45 AM
  • "Sirius XM's Greatest Fear: Apple in the Driver's Seat" TheStreet 9:38 AM
  • "Excited about turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6? Sorry, iPhone 4 users . . ." Houston Chronicle 9:24 AM
  • "Does Apple Love PCs More Than Microsoft?" Tech.pinions 9:23 AM
  • "Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro, Other Products, but Where Is Apple TV? Apple is rolling out a bunch of new updates at its annual conference this week. But what it hasn't mentioned is the one thing everyone is talking about—an Apple TV. And that's a massive disappointment." The Daily Beast 9:20 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Afraid Of Bitcoin" Forbes 9:20 AM
  • "These are the third party apps that iOS 6 just put on notice" Digital Trends 9:17 AM
  • "Apple's Mapping Feature Wins Raves" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:34 AM
  • "This is all so incredibly sad." ["Welcome to another episode of 'every time I think I want to wade back into the Apple pundit space, I hit myself over the head with a mallet until the urge goes away' theater ... Gee, a data set with tens of millions of records in it, and in beta, and it's got bugs in it. Count me disappointed in Apple. (yeah, right). What site is making a deal of this? Oh, yeah. Gizmodo."]  Chuqui 3.0+ 3:08 PM
  • "You Won't Believe How Dumb These iOS 6 Maps Mistakes Are" Gizmodo 9:06 AM
  • "Why I Jailbreak, and Why You Should(n't)!" MacTrast 8:58 AM
  • "iOS Apps Can Run on a PlayBook, Kinda" Gizmodo 8:44 AM
  • "Here's Every Hidden Feature in iOS 6 Apple Didn't Tell You About" Business Insider 8:40 AM
  • "Apple's Incredible Attention To Detail In iOS 6 Means Slider Reflections Change As You Tilt Your Device" Cult of Mac 8:36 AM
  • "Apple: This Is The Week That We've Been Waiting For (Part 2)" Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
  • "Apple, Google, Amazon: Give us our own domains/ICANN today reveals who's going after several new top-level-domains in a move that could shake up how we enter Web addresses. And might we see a .antivirus?" CNET News 8:03 AM
  • "The Retina MacBook Pro: More than an Apple Desktop Replacement?" Techland 10:06 AM
  • "MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? The decision just got a lot harder" ZDNet 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Retina Macs: A little too elite? Apple loves to be ahead of the competition on the technology curve, but has it shuffled up that curve a little too far? The new retina MacBook is causing angst among Apple's most loyal professional users." The Register 8:02 AM
  • "Hey, Apple: Please Do Your Design Magic on iOS 6 Maps" Wired 8:01 AM
  • "Tim Cook feels the wrath of the Apple power user" Fortune 1:57 PM
  • "New Mac Pro: Still hope" Betalogue 9:07 AM
  • "The Mac Pro is not dead. The Mac Pro 2013." 7:41 AM
  • "How Much Is The New MacBook Pro With Retina Display (almost $9,000 if you go crazy)" Mac 360 7:36 AM
  • "The One Thing I Want To See From Microsoft" Tech.pinions 3:59 PM
  • "You should never, ever, pre-order a video game" CNET News 1:07 PM
  • "iOS 6 features: How do Windows Phone and Android ICS compare?" ZDNet UK 12:45 PM
  • "Can Samsung make NFC tech happen? Not with TecTiles" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "New Internet Top Level Domain BS ahead" ZDNet 12:42 PM
  • "Updating a Home Network With TP-LINK" Wired 12:39 PM
  • "Hands-On With Imp, the Wi-Fi Card That Wants to Power Your 'Internet of Things'" Wired 12:38 PM
  • "Verizon's New 'Share Everything' Plans: Good Deal or Total Ripoff?" Techland 12:32 PM
  • "What Facebook Knows: The company's social scientists are hunting for insights about human behavior. What they find could give Facebook new ways to cash in on our data—and remake our view of society." Technology Review 12:21 PM
  • "3 Things You Need to Know About How LinkedIn's Calendar Works" CIO 11:55 AM
  • "How to Permanently Erase Personal Files From a Company PC" PCWorld 11:49 AM
  • "Is your IT architecture up to code?" InfoWorld 11:13 AM
  • "CISOs, CEOs Have Vastly Different Views on Security Threats: Survey" eWeek 10:59 AM
  • "Security Demands Stress Small Business IT Infrastructure: Sophos" eWeek 10:58 AM
  • "Cloud secrecy: Will it cause a system meltdown?" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Cloud Computing vs. Real Cloud Computing" CRM Buyer 10:57 AM
  • "Toshiba shines in Q1 NAND rankings" EE Times 10:56 AM
  • "Max Payne 3: Gorgeous, Gritty, And Dumb" HotHardware 10:26 AM
  • "Tin Pan Valley: The Coming Shakeout for App Makers/Like the Early Music Industry, Today's Apps Are 'Made' By Marketing, Sales" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Is Facebook Lying About 900 Million Users?" TheStreet 9:37 AM
  • "Facebook Wants Way Too Much Information" Kirkville 8:57 AM
  • "Cable companies get a DoJ inquiry, will cord cutters get a respite?" GigaOM 8:48 AM
  • "Tech Companies Shouldn't Underestimate The Over-65 Crowd" MacNews 8:34 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Microsoft updates My Xbox Live for iOS, adds Xbox control" CNET Reviews 8:17 PM
  • "ArtRage for iPad Now Discounted Over 50% for a Limited Time at App Store" Thomas PR 4:58 PM
  • "Microsoft updates My Xbox Live for iOS, adds Xbox control" CNET Reviews 4:23 PM
  • "Magic: The Gathering Coming to the iPad Later This Month" 148Apps 3:14 PM
  • "iOS's Best Podcasting App, Instacast, Gets A Big Update With Loads Of Improvements" Cult of Mac 2:53 PM
  • "Professional Exercise Workout Videos From FitPlay" 148Apps 2:46 PM
  • "Pong Research iPad case claims to boost wireless reception" CNET Reviews 1:27 PM
  • "What's the Deal With That Company? InfoArmy iPad App Can Help" PC Magazine 11:43 AM
  • "Huffington Magazine To Launch For iPad" App Advice 11:42 AM
  • "Twitvid relaunches as Telly, a Pinterest for video" The Verge 10:09 AM
  • "Discover A Palace On Rails With The Magnificent Travelling Palace" 148Apps 10:06 AM
  • "Sweet! Pastry Panic Receives First Content Update" App Advice 10:01 AM
  • "Giant Vamp Case Turns The iPhone Into A 1980s-Style Home Stereo" Cult of Mac 9:45 AM
  • "Marc Jacobs and Incase team up to develop new iPhone 4S case series" AppleTell 9:20 AM
  • "Pris, An Ultra-Simple Camera App For iPhone" Cult of Mac 9:17 AM
  • "WWDC: 'WarGames' Hits the App Store Tomorrow" Touch Arcade 9:00 AM
  • "Revealing Accounting with Ledger 3.0 for iOS" prMac 11:42 AM
  • "If it is you, it breaks how? PhotoBreaks only for iPhone/iPad app" prMac 10:29 AM
  • "Chilibite Games Brings Stunt Bunnies Circus 1.0 to the App Store" prMac 10:29 AM
  • "Unarchiver 2.0 for iOS - Best Tool for Extracting Compressed Files" prMac 10:29 AM
  • "Dental Phobia 1.0 for iOS: Quells Dentist Weary Fears With Information" prMac 9:20 AM
  • "Convert Multiple Foreign Currencies In One Swipe With AnyMoney for iOS" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Now Then - Take Control Of Your Time" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Anticipate 1.0 Free for iOS - Social Network for Sharing Upcoming Events" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "It is all about to Kick-Off" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "The Christian Toolbox App Is Now Available For iOS Devices" prMac 7:44 AM
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  • "Self - A Meditation Machine 2.0: Helps Users to Relax and Meditate" prMac 7:44 AM
  • "Premiere Pro Editors are Invited to the Public Beta of PluralEyes 3.0" prMac 7:44 AM
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  • "Kids Finally Get an Ipad Library Made Just for Them with Kiddobook 1.0" prMac 7:44 AM
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  • "Hockey, Basketball, Soccer ClipPad iPad apps - Ultimate Tool for Coaches" prMac 7:44 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Seeks $2 Billion In Cost Cuts Over Next Three Years" Bloomberg 9:58 AM
  • "Dell Aims for $2B in Cost Savings Over 3 Years" Reuters 11:09 AM
  • "Dell to dole out more cash, corporate push quickens" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Is Dell Really Committed to Its Dividend?" TheStreet 9:37 AM
  • "Dell sets European launch date for enterprise Cloud service" V3 12:34 PM
  • "Dell's new Vostro 3000 series laptops offer Ivy Bridge, security features galore starting at $599" ZDNet 12:44 PM
  • "Dell pushes Fluid File System with updated NAS boxes" ZDNet UK 12:45 PM
  • "Microsoft tries to promote Windows 8 without hurting Windows 7 sales: It's a tricky balancing act for the company as the commercial availability of Windows 8 approaches" IDG News Service 11:54 AM
  • "TechEd 2012: Windows 8 tablets can be for the enterprise, too, Microsoft says/Microsoft says Windows RT tablets have management, security businesses need" Network World 11:55 AM
  • "Microsoft charges tablet OEMs $80 or more for Windows RT?" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Windows RT: The sticky problem of Windows Update" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Microsoft: Building Metro apps for ARM the same as for Intel PCs/As company preps Windows OS to run on ARM hardware, it assures developers that their x86/64 experience will translate" InfoWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Skype integration with Windows Phone 8 seen in screenshots: More details expected at Windows Phone dev summit next week" Computerworld 10:43 AM
  • "Tech Heavyweights Oppose Xbox Import Ban: Even Microsoft rival Apple says U.S. ITC should reject calls by Google and Motorola to block importation of the gaming console due to alleged patent violations." InformationWeek 1:10 PM
  • "Preliminary Xbox Live update rolls out" TG Daily 12:25 PM
  • "After Break, HP-Oracle Trial Over Itanium Resumes Today" AllThingsD 12:58 PM
  • "Larry Ellison Is Needlessly Clouding Oracle's Cloud Message" InformationWeek 10:11 AM
  • "Oracle Picks Up Social Marketing Firms To Help Cloud Services Push" Forbes 1:02 PM
  • "AMD to integrate ARM core into APUs" EE Times 10:56 AM
  • "AMD Licenses ARM Holdings Design To Boost Chip Security" Bloomberg 9:54 AM
  • "AMD and ARM Team Up, Signaling Chip Market Changes" WSJ Blogs 9:41 AM
  • "AMD adds ARM processor as it looks beyond x86: AMD adds the Cortex-A5 processor with TrustZone technology to boost security on x86 chips" IDG News Service 10:44 AM
  • "AMD to plunk ARM core onto Fusion, Opteron chips" The Register 12:28 PM
  • "AMD Finally ARMs Itself For New War On Intel" Wired Magazine 12:37 PM
  • "AMD looks smart in the brain engineering era" EE Times 10:56 AM
  • "AMD releases next-gen FirePro W600 'digital wall' graphics card" ZDNet 12:43 PM
  • "Intel CFO eyes more connected living rooms" Reuters 1:00 PM
  • "Cisco's Cloud Play: Three Strong Examples/Cisco CEO John Chambers talks a lot about listening to customers, and this time it looks like the company really has." InformationWeek 10:10 AM
  • "Cisco's Latest Networking Products Ease Transition to Cloud Computing" eWeek 10:59 AM
  • "Cisco Live: New Developer Tools, Details On SDN Strategy Emerge" CRN 10:40 AM
  • "Cisco ends the SDN suspense: Unveils Cisco ONE architecture and strategy for instilling programmability into its network gear" Network World 11:56 AM
  • "Cisco ONE targets biggest IT trends on single platform" ZDNet 12:42 PM
  • "Cisco vs TiVo DVR smackdown: Whose patent is it anyway?" The Register 12:30 PM
  • "Proposals Made for Internet Suffixes" Associated Press [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "'.Apple,' '.auto' Among Internet Suffixes Proposed" Associated Press 10:03 AM
  • "Beyond '.com': 1,400 new internet suffixes proposed/North America, Europe head bids for Internet suffixes" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Icann unveils gLTD submission list including .Apple and .London" V3 12:34 PM
  • "ICANN: Applicants from .apple to .zappos" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:52 AM
  • "Accelerating Internet search with quantum computing" TG Daily 12:26 PM
  • "Desktop Computers Look More and More Like Smartphones" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:07 AM
  • "Tech dividends to rise 14% this year: Moody's" MarketWatch 12:55 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "How to know when it's time to sell Apple: Almost everyone will sell to early—or not at all" MarketWatch 12:59 PM
Industry News
  • "Dell rises, but H-P weighs on tech sector: PC maker's up on dividend, cost-cutting plans; Zynga also gains" MarketWatch 4:19 PM
  • "U.S. stocks slide before Greek elections" MarketWatch 4:19 PM
  • "Data, EU Worries Weigh on Wall Street" FOXBusiness 4:20 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Drop Amid Lower Retail Sales, Europe Concern" Bloomberg 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks End Lower Amid EU Fears; Vix Soars 10%" CNBC 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks end lower on concerns about Europe" CNNMoney 4:20 PM
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  • "Stocks to open lower on economic reports" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asian Markets End Mostly Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 12:51 PM
  • "Asian Stocks Rise on Japan Machinery Orders, S. Korea Employment" Bloomberg 9:52 AM
  • "European Stocks Decline as Borrowing Costs Climb at Debt Sales" Bloomberg 8:03 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Industrials weigh on Europe as data slump/Inditex shares buck trend, rising 11.6% on results" MarketWatch 12:51 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:38 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:38 PM
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