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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, July 26, 2012


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Wednesday Highlights: Apple's search for new campus quite a contrast to Amazon; class-action lawsuit number two arises against Apple over butterfly switch MacBook keyboards; Christina Bonnington on developers call for Apple to allow free app trials on iOS; Craig Federighi tells MacRumors AFPS support for Fusion Drives will be addressed "very soon"; livestream of WWDC 2018 not limited to Safari, Chrome and Firefox allowed to stream now; here are 24 helpful keyboard shortcuts for Mac users; admission from FBI that bureau over-inflated "encrypted phones linked to crimes" by thousands; Nikkei corrects article that Foxconn cuts investment in Wisconsin plant, original $10 billion in-tact; 7nm A12 iPhone chips now in production claims Bloomberg; Apple's new privacy portal allows users to download all info company has on them, here's how to use it.

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  • "Apple-Amazon War Heats Up: Tech Giants Scramble to Take Rival Ground in Phones, Tablets and Apps" [Paid Membership Required] 7:39 AM
  • "Apple, The Innovator's Exception? Can Apple continue to disrupt the technology industry without its visionary leader at the helm?"  Forbes 7:39 AM
  • "15 Reasons Why Apple Is A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity"  Seeking Alpha 8:38 AM
  • "Judge Sanctions Samsung: A federal judge sanctioned Samsung Electronics Co. for failing to prevent the automatic deletion of email evidence in its closely watched patent case with Apple Inc. presenting another setback in the South Korean company's defense." [Paid Membership Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Apple trial: Samsung deleted emails it shouldn't have" ZDNet 7:33 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone Has Sony Style, Says Samsung" AllThingsD 7:34 AM
  • "Samsung suggests Apple iPhone would not exist without its tech" T3 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung Trial: What's At Stake/The smartphone giants have been preparing for this IP battle, which kicks off July 30, for more than 14 months. Here's what they want." InformationWeek 10:18 AM
  • "Apple Gets Stay On Posting Notice Over Samsung Tablet"  Bloomberg 12:11 PM
  • "Apple, Google, Microsoft Exasperate Judges With 'Arrogant' IP Bickering" Minyanville 11:39 AM
  • "Apple takes $2.2bn hit as Chinese resellers snub iPhone 4S" Channel Register 7:43 AM
  • "Apple denied sales ban on Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab in Germany" IDG News Service 4:01 PM
  • "One Munich court denies an Apple injunction motion, another tosses a Microsoft lawsuit" Foss Patents 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Hits Regulatory Snag in a Growing iPhone Market – China" Insider Monkey 11:25 AM
  • "Apple denied German injunction of Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Tab 10.1N" AppleInsider 4:49 PM
  • "Apple Mountain Lion OS Offers Features for Small Businesses" eWeek 7:34 AM
  • "No Safari 6 for Windows users as Apple shelves PC version" Macworld UK 7:53 AM
  • "Power Nap available for 2011 and 2012 MacBook Airs via firmware update" The Verge 7:59 AM
  • "Safari 6 available for Mountain Lion and Lion, but not Windows" Macworld 3:36 PM
  • "Apple releases Safari 6 for Lion -- get it NOW!" BetaNews 12:09 PM
  • "Apple Updates Safari and Xcode with Numerous Security Fixes" Intego 8:22 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Up-to-Date Program: What You Need to Know" The Mac Observer 8:39 AM
  • "Office 2011: Mountain Lion-ready, says Microsoft" TUAW 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Mistakenly Sending Out OS X Server Replacement Up-to-Date Codes" MacRumors 11:45 AM
  • "Mac malware hijacks video and audio data" TG Daily 3:26 PM
  • "New Mac Trojan Installs Silently, No Password Required" Slashdot 11:22 AM
  • "The Easter Eggs Are back In OS X—And This One Is Insanely Great" Gizmodo 11:41 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: About the Display pane of System Preferences" Apple Support 4:48 PM
  • "Tackling Mountain Lion download errors: While most downloads are successful, a few people are running into a download verification problem with their Mountain Lion purchases." CNET Reviews 12:10 PM
  • "Q&A: Dealing With a Kernel Panic/Q. My Mac recently froze and put up an alert message on the whole screen saying to restart the computer. What caused this type of crash?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:38 AM
  • "Is Google Chrome's Shockwave Plugin Making Your Computer Freak Out?" Gizmodo 12:35 PM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion review: Our in-depth impressions" Digital Trends 3:26 PM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 [Review] Redmond Pie 8:06 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion review: New Apple Mac software similar to iPhone, iPad iOS, well worth the $20" Associated Press 7:36 AM
  • "First Impressions of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion" Low End Mac 3:36 PM
  • "A Short Guide on How to Install Mountain Lion" Amsys 7:23 AM
  • "Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Safari 6.0 review" The Inquirer 9:31 AM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: Safari" TUAW 3:36 PM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: Gatekeeper controls app launches for security's sake" TUAW 3:37 PM
  • "The Best New Shortcuts in OS X Mountain Lion" Lifehacker 8:22 AM
  • "Gatekeeper in Mountain Lion: What You Need To Know" Mactuts+ 8:40 AM
  • "How to Get The Most Out of iCloud" Lifehacker 12:32 PM
  • "How to Get Messages to Properly Sync with Your iPhone" Lifehacker 8:40 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Temporarily Disable Notification Centre" Amsys 7:23 AM
  • "How to Fix Every Mountain Lion Annoyance With Third Party Apps" Gizmodo 3:35 PM
  • "How to Remove an Icon from the Dock in Mountain Lion" Amsys 7:23 AM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: Messages" TUAW 3:38 PM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: AirPlay Mirroring" TUAW 8:04 AM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: Game Center" TUAW 8:04 AM
  • "Mountain Lion Sharing: Setting Up Twitter & Other Social Networks" The Mac Observer 3:01 PM
  • "New in Mountain Lion: Date & Time Preference Pane" FairerPlatform 7:27 AM
  • "Just What Does Power Nap Do While Your Mac Is Sleeping?" Cult of Mac 8:04 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X: Track Based Editing" FCPXtv 7:23 AM
  • "Sublime Text — Working with Multiple Panes" Macdrifter 8:40 AM
  • "Syncmate Expert 3.6 Review" Mac|Life 9:33 AM
  • "Open Source: Incredible Apps For Every OS" HotHardware 11:19 AM
  • "Track your Mac's battery cycles with Sleep Monitor" Macworld 11:45 AM
  • "Use Drag And Drop To Stitch Photos Together To Create A Panoramic View On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:21 AM
  • "How To Bring Notification Eye Candy Magic To Mail On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:21 AM
  • "File Juicer: Can Opener? Or File Data Archaeologist? You Be The Judge" NoodleMac 7:21 AM
  • "An Easy, Free Way For Mac Users To Check Hundreds Of Web Sites For Updates" Mac 360 7:21 AM
  • "3 Reasons You'll Love Paying For A Mac Calculator" BohemianBoomer 7:21 AM
  • "Got Major Window Clutter On Your Mac's Screen? Make Windows Stay Put With Stay" McSolo 7:21 AM
  • "Apple security guru lays out iPad, iPhone crypto architecture at Black Hat" Computerworld 10:02 PM
  • "OS X Dashboard: can it be revived, or is it destined to be a ghost town? The widget scene is sad, but perhaps it can make a comeback with Apple's help."  Ars Technica 4:19 PM
  • "Mountain Lion is Steve Jobs? You Be the Judge." Mashable 3:34 PM
  • "John Martellaro's Blog: My Mountain Lion Install: a Travelogue" The Mac Observer 3:01 PM
  • "The Mac App Store's future of irrelevance" ["The Mac App Store is in significant danger of becoming an irrelevant, low-traffic flea market where buyers rarely venture for serious purchases. And I bet that's not what Apple had in mind at all."]  Marco Arment 11:22 AM
  • "Red Sweater Blog – The Red Sweater Review Of Instapaper's Archiving Of John Siracusa's Review Of Mountain Lion 10.8" Red Sweater Software 9:33 AM
  • "5 Flaws Apple Still Hasn't Fixed in OS X Mountain Lion" Techland 9:32 AM
  • "Why did Facebook fall out of Apple's Mountain Lion? Once again, Cupertino threw a social networking party and Facebook didn't show" Fortune 8:27 AM
  • "With OS X Mountain Lion Loose, Will iCloud Roar?" Wired 7:44 AM
  • "Apple Updates iWork But Stays Stuck In 2009; iWork '12 Still Just A Dream" Apple Bitch 7:28 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: IPv6: Why and is it Needed?" Amsys 7:23 AM
  • "The Trials And Tribulations Of Installing OS X Mountain Lion On My Two Macs" PixoBebo 7:22 AM
Press Releases
  • "Mountain Lion: Get your RSS button back in Safari 6" TUAW 3:26 PM
  • "VideoUpLink 1.5 for Mac adds Facebook product page video uploading" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Free Manifesto Title Effects Released for FCP, Motion and AE" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "HighPoint 6Gb/s SAS and SATA HBAs HBA's officially integrated into Mac OS XMountain Lion" High Point Technologies 7:29 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple U.S. margins for iPad roughly half of iPhone -court filing" Reuters 4:14 PM
  • "iPad Still King In Tablet Market" redOrbit 11:41 AM
  • "Apple grabs the bulk of the tablet market for Q2" SlashGear 7:36 AM
  • "Apple iPad Captures 68 Percent Share of Global Tablet Shipments in Q2 2012 – Strategy Analytics Report" MacPrices 11:24 AM
  • "Steve Jobs is one of the '20 most influential people'" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "Survey: iPhone 5 Should See Monster Release" InvestorPlace 11:40 AM
  • "Samsung smartphones obliterate iPhone sales in Q2 as rivalry reaches boiling point" BGR 3:29 PM
  • "Apple: Samsung knew it was ripping us off and did it anyway" BGR 3:29 PM
  • "Report: Rich People Prefer iThings" TechCrunch 11:44 AM
  • "Fact: Plutocrats & Billionaires Prefer The iPhone" Cult of Mac 11:44 AM
  • "AusPost, Apple battle on the cards: Australia Post is significantly undercutting Apple in both cost and delivery times for printed cards that users can create on their smartphones with custom photos and text." Sydney Morning Herald 11:19 AM
  • "Apple most popular brand in China" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "Facebook hires ex-Apple staff to work on iPhone app overhaul" Macworld UK 7:54 AM
  • "iTunes U opens up limited accounts to K-12 teachers" TUAW 11:30 AM
  • "This iCloud Shaped House Might Be The Ultimate Apple Fantasy [Gallery] Cult of Mac 12:33 PM
  • "Sprint's iPhone gamble isn't paying off as 2012 Q2 figures reveal $629 million operating loss" Engadget 7:56 AM
  • "Sprint loses $1.37B, sells 1.5M iPhones in Q2" CNET News 7:45 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Twitter suffers widespread outage" Reuters 11:40 AM
  • "Video: Project Holodeck wants to build a virtual gaming world" TG Daily 11:07 AM
  • "After 8 months, AOL e-mail refresh finally complete" CNET News 11:38 AM
  • "AT&T Fires Up 4G LTE Network in Florida, Mass." PC Magazine 10:44 AM
  • "Tool released at Black Hat contains 150 ways to bypass Web application firewalls" IDG News Service 10:31 AM
  • "HiWave tips glasses frames that provide audio" EE Times 10:19 AM
  • "Update: Google Talk service back online after global outage" V3 11:13 AM
  • "Nokia cuts R&D staff in China" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "Nokia scraps phone software to conserve cash: sources" Reuters 9:42 AM
  • "Facebook Widens 'Bug Bounty' Program To Combat Internal Breaches" Bloomberg 9:40 AM
  • "Motorola's Photon Q to push the keyboard phone envelope" CNET 11:38 AM
  • "Sprint CEO confirms business-centric Motorola Photon Q" CNET News 9:46 AM
  • "Sprint Sales Top Estimates As Customers Pay Higher Bills" Bloomberg 10:05 AM
  • "Alcatel-Lucent to Cut 5.000 Jobs Amid Quarterly Loss" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:50 AM
  • "SK Hynix halts string of operating losses" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:23 AM
  • "Hackers' next target: Your eyeballs" CNNMoney 11:28 AM
  • "Hacking experts find new ways to attack Android phones" Reuters 9:51 AM
  • "Your future home is vulnerable to cyberattacks" CNNMoney 9:25 AM
  • "Samsung Patent Reveals Promising new Audio & 3D UI Features" Patent Bolt 7:24 AM
  • "Understanding Dark Matter with the help of Apple" MacDirectory 11:37 AM
  • "Ho-hum first date with Apple at Black Hat: The sparks didn't fly during the company's first-ever talk at the hacking confab. Apple security specialist Dallas De Atley is stylish and all, but CNET's Elinor Mills got the sense she'd heard his lines somewhere before." CNET News 4:15 PM
  • "Apple lead in global chip purchasing expands, IHS finds" DigiTimes 7:51 AM
  • "Apple Will Be the Top Chip Buyer in 2012, Says Research Firm" IDG News Service 7:37 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 delay, chip worries surface (again)" ZDNet 11:40 AM
  • "2005 iBook G4: Going Out with a Technological Bang" Low End Mac 4:18 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Reveals New Annotation App & Back-Sensitive iPad" Patently Apple 3:57 PM
  • "Apple Further Details iPhone-NFC Apps for TV, Games & More" Patently Apple 10:10 AM
  • "Apple Working on Advanced Display for Future Video Glasses" Patently Apple 11:17 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves Audio Sharing Network" MacNews 10:14 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Catapult King For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Blockolicious For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "Detective S-Backroom For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:49 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM

  • "Review: ICEMdesign Aura Case for the iPhone 4/4S" Run Around Tech 12:10 PM
  • "Audioengine's A5+ is a fun, affordable speaker system" Macworld 11:22 AM
  • "AOC D2357Ph review: Go to the third dimension with a monitor that converts your 2D images" Macworld UK 8:06 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Giant Step Forward, Klipfolio Solidifies Data Visualization Platform, Embraces Mobile, iPad, iPhone" iPadCTO 11:54 AM
  • "Houzz Interior Design Ideas Review: For home decoration, app has you covered from concept to execution" Macworld 8:38 AM
  • "Cooliris Brings Its 3D Photo Wall To iPad (Finally!)" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "'Great Big War Game' Review - War Is Even Greater Online" Touch Arcade 3:38 PM
  • "'Disco Kitten' Review - The Feline Beat Beckons You" Touch Arcade 11:45 AM
  • "'Ichi' Review - Tap Tap and Cringe" Touch Arcade 8:06 AM
  • "Now Showyou shines on the iPhone" Appolicious 7:51 AM
  • "The Dark Knight Rises Review" Mac|Life 8:37 AM
  • "Can You Spell 'Mountain Lion' In The Newly Launched SpellTower For Mac?" App Advice 8:05 AM
  • "Flick Champions World Edition Review: As the world anticipates the 2012 Olympic Games in London, iOS gamers are already representing their countries in tight competition for gold, silver and bronze in this Summer Games themed game." 148Apps 3:34 PM
  • "Slydris Review: Slydris is a puzzle game that combines line-formation gameplay with touchscreen-friendly controls." 148Apps 9:23 AM
  • "Samurai Rush Review: A lone warrior skillfully cuts down hordes of opponents through the art of the samurai." 148Apps 8:07 AM
  • "iPad with kickstand and other 'highly confidential' prototypes revealed in court documents" The Verge 9:43 PM
  • "Is a 12" PowerBook G4 from 2005 Still Useful?" Low End Mac 4:18 PM
  • "Computing with Bifocals: 3 Things People Ask Me About iPads" The Mac Observer 3:23 PM
  • "Without Steve Jobs, Apple Has All The Appeal Of Dell" ["It is Apple's 'hit after hit' dynamic that is, in fact, Apple's major weakness. It's the core flaw in the argument that says its position is sustainable."]  Forbes 3:07 PM
  • "Apple's Total Tablet Domination Continues — For Now" View From Above 12:25 PM
  • "Apple demands Amazon executive in Amazon Appstore case" Electronista 3:38 PM
  • "Apple digs in to protect 'app store' name" GigaOM 11:26 AM
  • "Outrageous Apple Claim Of The Day" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Curmudgeon overload" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:17 AM
  • "Could Apple Products Revolutionize Robotics?" MacNews 8:53 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 and why my next smartphone may iPod"  Computerworld 8:25 AM
  • "Apple Execs Are Starting To Feel Threatened By Amazon's App Store" Business Insider 8:05 AM
  • "Don't Worry, Apple! Microsoft Will Kill Its Own Surface Tablet With $1,000 Price Tag" Cult of Mac 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Comes Back Swinging: Says Google Warned Samsung About Devices Looking Too Similar To Apple's" Phandroid 7:59 AM
  • "The iPad mini Makes Perfect Sense for Apple" Tapscape 7:27 AM
  • "The Swedish Surface and the Pathetic State of Online Journalism" Tech.pinions 3:22 PM
  • "The Google Nexus 7 Review" AnandTech 11:27 AM
  • "Open Source: Incredible Apps For Every OS" HotHardware 11:14 AM
  • "Black Hat Panel: Which Do You Trust Less With Your Data, the U.S. Government or Google?" Network World 10:47 AM
  • "Malware IQ test: Round 2/How much do you really know about IT security's latest threats?" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:30 AM
  • "Slow patching puts Android users at further risk" InfoWorld 10:31 AM
  • "Fun things to do with Google Now on the Nexus 7" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "30 Days with Google's Nexus 7 Tablet" Techland 11:12 AM
  • "Review: Google Nexus 7 the next big thing in small tablets" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:27 AM
  • "'Fake Geek Girls': How Geek Gatekeeping Is Bad For Business" Forbes 10:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "CTA Digital iPad Accessories for Kids" PadGadget 3:36 PM
  • "Taxi Magic 3.0 adds new magic, more taxi fleets" TUAW 3:34 PM
  • "Boom! Snicker, Snicker: Spy vs. Spy Comes To The iPhone" TechCrunch 12:33 PM
  • "Nuance announces Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 with Android and IOS support" The Inquirer 12:12 PM
  • "Scholastic Adds Trajectory, Inc. eBooks To Storia™<"  11:36 AM
  • "Unshackle Your Children's Ministry with Mobile Check In Church Software: Mobilize Your Children's Check In Routine Using iPad®, Tablets, and Smartphones with Roll Call Mobile CheckIn" PRNewswire 11:37 AM
  • "Cooliris Creates Rich Interaction Experience for Photos on iPad and iPhone" PRNewswire 11:37 AM
  • "IBM THINK Exhibit App for iPad and Android Tablets Traces Ancient Roots of Modern Innovation" PRNewswire 11:37 AM
  • "Healthy Pregnancy Information Available In New, Free March Of Dimes iPad App" PRNewswire 11:37 AM
  • "See Weather Radar Images With NOAA Hi-Def Radar" 148Apps 11:27 AM
  • "Former Sun employees bring Java to iOS with cross-platform SDK" 9 to 5 Mac 11:25 AM
  • "8 top-notch educational iPhone, iPad apps for grade school students" Tecca 11:20 AM
  • "Google Launches Its New 3D Maps On iOS, Desktop Coming Later This Year" TechCrunch 11:19 AM
  • "Google's neato 3D city view arrives on iOS today" CNET News 10:17 AM
  • "BBC, Adobe Roll Out Olympic Live-Streaming Apps" PC Magazine 11:20 AM
  • "Television Streaming Apps to Watch The Olympics From Your iPad" PadGadget 9:34 AM
  • "Norsat Satellite Locator App Available for iPhone" Business Wire 8:43 AM
  • "Cover-All Business Intelligence Now Available on iPad" Business Wire 8:43 AM
  • "With 50M Videos Indexed, Showyou Relaunches Its iPhone App With A New Back End And Easier Sharing" TechCrunch 7:59 AM
  • "Sky will turn the Ipad into a remote control for Sky+ service" The Inquirer 7:49 AM
  • "Path unveils 2.5: Larger photos, movie sharing, and a 'nudge'" CNET News 7:46 AM
  • "iLondon 2012 v3.0 for iOS - 2012 London Olympic Action Goes Mobile" prMac 11:30 AM
  • "JumpBall Studios, LLC Releases Lake Martin Navigator" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "New GMAT Practice app for the iOS Users" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Annihilating Gold Rush - Tharle Game Releases Gold Combat" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "New ChopperLift Game - Launching on App Store" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Solar Power for Latest Retina Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Laptops" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Roxy the Star: Preschool Math 1.0 for iOS - Math Made Fun" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Picture Frames 1.0 released for iOS - Frame Your Best Life Moments" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Grub Olympx available on the Apple App Store for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Challenging and Addictive New Guessing Game App WhatThe Now Available" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Can't Say That! iPhone's Newest Social Word Game" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Can't Say That! iPhone's Newest Asynchronous Word Game" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Become The Beach Boss in New Game from Chocolapps" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Bankr 1.0 - A Simple and Smart Personal Finance App for iOS" prMac 7:31 AM
  • "Award-winning iPhone app Mooklet now have new Social Gallery feature" prMac 7:31 AM
  • "Spanking New Facebook App For iOS Arriving Soon" Apple Bitch 7:28 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Jonathan Schwartz: Oracle bungled its chance at mobile Java" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Oracle Exadata Ad Pulled After IBM Complaint" eWeek 10:20 AM
  • "'Spintronics' brings IBM's Racetrack Memory closer to reality" The Register 11:11 AM
  • "Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets" DigiTimes 10:19 AM
  • "Video-Game Publishing CEO Trash Talks Windows 8" PCWorld 10:45 AM
  • "Valve boss Gabe Newell calls Windows 8 a 'catastrophe'" BBC 10:01 AM
  • "Valve: Steam for Linux Fueled by Windows 8 'Catastrophe'" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
  • "Gabe Newell: Windows 8 is a 'catastrophe' for PC biz" The Register 11:09 AM
  • "Valve: Windows 8 is a 'catastrophe' for PCs" ZDNet 11:22 AM
  • "Is Windows 8 Going To Kill Microsoft?" Forbes 11:36 AM
  • "Windows RT limited to built-in printer drivers" V3 11:13 AM
  • "Windows RT Won't Run Some Old Printers" BYTE 10:29 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 reportedly being unveiled Sep 5" TG Daily 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft's Azure Cloud Service Experiences a Bump in Europe Overnight" AllThingsD 11:36 AM
  • "Azure outage hits Western Europe" ZDNet 11:21 AM
  • "This Is What Is Actually 'Terrifying' About Microsoft's Skype Policy" Forbes 9:42 AM
  • "Skype stays silent on surveillance" Slate 10:57 AM
  • "Microsoft overhauls printing: Aims to ditch 'pray' part" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Microsoft: Update Java or kill it" ZDNet 11:20 AM
  • "Microsoft seeks to make sense of what you didn't say: Researchers work on software that interprets meaning expressed by pauses, pacing, pitch in human speech" Network World 10:49 AM
  • "Does Intel Have An Innovator's Dilemma Problem With ARM?" Seeking Alpha 11:33 AM
  • "Intel invites PC vendors to discuss Haswell development" DigiTimes 10:19 AM
  • "AMD Sees a High-Level Exec Defect to the Enemy" The Motley Fool 11:32 AM
  • "Schneider moves into Cisco's Olympics crib, dims lights: Drags in suitcase full of 'leccy-saving bits for SmartCity showcase" The Register 11:10 AM
  • "Spam, Malware, Virus Outbreaks Rise in 2012: Report" eWeek 10:21 AM
  • "The tech jobs still begging to be filled: Java, mobile, and .Net developer jobs lead the pack, but even less sexy positions remain hard to fill" InfoWorld 10:31 AM
  • "Tech Industry Leads the Way in 2012 U.S. Job Cuts" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:40 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Yoshikami: Why We Bought More Apple This Week" CNBC 4:14 PM
  • "Here's Why Apple Will Keep Crushing It (And Why The Stock Still Looks Great)"  Forbes 7:42 AM
  • "Profitable Apple Trades Despite Awful Earnings" TheStreet 9:32 AM
  • "Apple (AAPL) Can Still Go Lower Before it Bottoms – Cramer" Wall Street Pit 11:21 AM
Industry News
  • "Social media stocks swimming in the red: Zynga slumps by 40%; Facebook, Groupon also find no relief" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "U.S. stocks leap on pledge from ECB's Draghi: U.S. jobless claims drop; durable-goods orders climb" MarketWatch 4:20 PM
  • "Stocks Soar on Euro Hopes, Data" FOXBusiness 10:27 AM
  • "Dow Caps Biggest Gain In One Month Amid Draghi's Pledge" Bloomberg 4:21 PM
  • "Stocks Soar on Draghi's Eurozone Pledge" TheStreet 4:21 PM
  • "Stocks hold strong rally" CNNMoney 4:21 PM
  • "Dow Surges 211.88 Points" [Paid Membership Required] 4:21 PM
  • "Stock futures surge on Draghi comments" CNNMoney 9:24 AM
  • "Canada stocks rise; Potash Corp.'s profit slides" MarketWatch 11:31 AM
  • "U.K. stocks climb after Draghi, earnings: ECB chief pledges backing for euro; profit reports are mixed" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Asian Shares Edge Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 9:34 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Rise First Time in Five Days on Fed; Nomura Gains" Bloomberg 9:38 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks snap loss streak, lead Asia/Shanghai Composite falls to a fresh low not seen since March 2009" MarketWatch 9:28 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rally as Draghi pledges euro support/Spain's IBEX stage best daily performance since May 2010" MarketWatch 11:27 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4:20 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4:20 PM
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