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Wednesday Highlights: Jesus Diaz at Fast Company Design looks back at how Apple's "Advanced Technology Group developed some of the most influential technology of the century"; Tim Cook falls 43 spots to #96 in Glassdoor's CEO rankings, due in large part to "Apple's culture of secrecy and high stress"; Jason Snell ponders what Apple's new TV service will look like, and how it can compete with Hulu, Netflix; "the enterprise is Apple's space today" says Fleetsmith CEO Zack Blum; Dieter Bohn explains the how/why in his Mac customization; at, a video on building a hackintosh; interview with Angela Ahrendts on Apple's focus to enrich peoples' lives—reports in our General Interest section; Axios reporting of online privacy plan in works at White House; Siri a bit wishy washy in latest OS betas; Cult of Mac, 9to5Mac go hands-on with the Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5.

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  • "iPad, MacBook torpedoing ultrabook sales, says analyst: Apple is throwing a wrench into the ultrabook works. The iPad has consumers' attention in the mid-range, while MacBooks own the high end."  CNET News 6:56 AM
  • "Former Apple designer says Samsung phones 'confusingly similar'" Reuters 3:01 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Designer: Similarity in Samsung Phones" [Paid Membership Required] 3:17 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Legendary Mac designer testifies about 'copied' icons/Apple also revises its damages claim to account for 'lost profits.'" Ars Technica 7:19 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung trial blows out to mid-2013" ZDNet 1:56 PM
  • "Judge says Samsung's accusations that Apple doctored evidence 'not credible'" AppleInsider 4:12 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung Trail: Mac Iconographer To Testify (Live Notes)" Forbes 11:04 AM
  • "Here's the device-by-device breakdown of Apple's damage claims against Samsung"  The Next Web 7:09 AM
  • "The Apple patent Steve Jobs fought hard to protect, and his connection to its inventor"  The Next Web 7:59 AM
  • "The iPhone patent Steve Jobs particularly cared about -intertial scrolling" Network World 8:50 AM
  • "Samsung Challenges Key Apple Witness' Expertise: Samsung attorney probes industrial design expert Peter Bressler's qualifications to judge whether Samsung phones infringe Apple's patents." InformationWeek 9:36 AM
  • "Apple Reveals How Much Samsung Should Pay Per Infringing Device" PC Magazine 9:53 AM
  • "Malfunction, not iPad, played greater role in Galaxy returns: Samsung survey of Best Buy returns found that hardware malfunction was cited as the reason for their returns nearly three times more often than a desire for an iPad."  CNET News 6:56 AM
  • "Where to go for live updates from Apple v. Samsung" Fortune 9:40 AM
  • "Apple facing new China lawsuit over alleged FaceTime patent infringement" The Next Web 7:09 AM
  • "Apple's Facetime faces patent infringement suit in China" CNET News 7:41 AM
  • "Apple and Google go head-to-head over Kodak patent sale" The Register 7:26 AM
  • "Apple Asks for Swift Appeal in Kodak Patent Ruling" The Mac Observer 8:54 PM
  • "Apple expands attack on HTC's acquired patents, tries to kill two pending cases at once" Foss Patents 6:02 PM
  • "Apple Admits That Its Screw-Up Contributed To A Wired Reporter Getting Hacked Hard" Business Insider 7:34 AM
  • "Apple 'reviewing' security after high-profile iCloud hack" Crave @ CNET 7:01 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon's Weak Security Allows Huge Hack of Gizmodo Reporter" DailyTech 12:02 PM
  • "Mac laptop owners report shortened battery life after Mountain Lion upgrade" Computerworld 7:56 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion battery glitch makes Apple users roar" ZDNet 1:56 PM
  • "Microsoft is pushing users and vendors to Macs and Linux"  ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Apple releases Xcode 4.4.1 as standalone app with delta updates: Apple on Tuesday rolled out Xcode 4.4.1, the company's OS X, iPhone and iPad software development environment, as a repackaged standalone app complete with delta updates and a new 'Downloads' preference pane to install and organize optional developer tools." AppleInsider 4:13 PM
  • "Xcode 4.4.1 released as standalone app" TUAW 7:53 PM
  • "10 Upgrade Problems Of Mac OS X Mountain Lion" [Slideshow] CRN 11:05 AM
  • "Why so serious? Apple 'Rickrolls' developers" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:22 AM
  • "OS X Server: Cannot administer AirPort base station after upgrading to Mountain Lion" Apple Support 9:17 PM
  • "Mac OS X Server: NetBoot clients cannot start up from the server (NetBoot troubleshooting)" Apple Support 7:18 PM
  • "Invalid Keynote document? Calm down and try this fix" TUAW 8:19 AM
  • "I am frustrated with Safari 6. Entering almost *any* search term in the hybrid URL/search box gets me an 'I feel lucky choice' and not a page of results that I can pick from. Attempts to modify the search terms only results in more frustration. This is despite the fact that I have checked the box in the Privacy tab to prevent the search engine from providing suggestions. My workaround has been to drag the favicon for into the bookmarks bar. So I am, in effect, bringing back the search box. I am beginning to get the feeling that Apple is going off on a series of tangents where we can no longer claim 'It just works.'" MacInTouch 8:36 AM
  • "8 Useful Tweaks You Can Easily Make To Your Mac's Operating System" Business Insider 4:14 PM
  • "Save remote server connections in the OS X Terminal" CNET Reviews 3:16 PM
  • "Caller ID in Messages Helps to Direct iMessages" TidBITS 1:00 PM
  • "The Very Model of a Modern Mountain Lion Document" TidBITS 11:43 AM
  • "An In-Depth Look at Social Sharing in Mountain Lion" Mactuts+ 8:39 AM
  • "Apple and Amazon Hacks: How to Minimize Your Risk" PCWorld 11:35 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Accessibility" eXtensions 8:40 AM
  • "Shrink image file sizes with ImageOptim" Macworld 8:18 AM
  • "Make Google Chrome use standard print dialog" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "Burn OS X Mountain Lion installer to single-layer DVD" Mac OS X Hints 9:57 AM
  • "Got Cookies? Hate Cookies? Delete Your Mac's Web Browser Tracks By Using 'Cookie" Mac 360 6:47 AM
  • "How Drag And Drop Can Be Done The Right Way With DragonDrop On Your Mac" NoodleMac 6:47 AM
  • "Free: A Dozen New Features You Can Add To Safari On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 6:47 AM
  • "A Simple Way To Sync Folders From Mac To Mac, Mac To Remote Server, Mac To Web" TeraTalks 6:47 AM
  • "How To Scan Hundreds Of Web Sites For News, Podcasts, Videocasts, Even Torrents With A Few Clicks On Your Mac" Mac 360 6:47 AM
  • "Free: Put 20 Edge Effects On Your Photos, In Any Color, With A Single Click On Your Mac" McSolo 6:47 AM
  • "Apple: We Screwed Up!" Forbes 3:19 PM
  • "Wozniak is wrong about cloud computing/But by raising red flag, Apple co-founder highlights important detail for anyone considering the cloud: Read the privacy policy" InfoWorld 11:22 AM
  • "Mountain Lion discussion includes Save As (and Autosave) problems; WiFi diagnostic data; performance problems; wireless audio; menu icons; Mail; file permissions (access control); MobileMe and sync issues; iChat/Messages; Mailman support; plus other experiences and observations." MacInTouch 8:33 AM
  • "Security lapses at Apple and Amazon lead to an epic hack. This could be you." Houston Chronicle 11:09 AM
  • "People, not passwords: The real lesson from Mat Honan's iCloud hack nightmare" Digital Trends 9:59 AM
  • "What Would Happen If Your Digital Life Was Destroyed?" TechCrunch 9:34 AM
  • "The iCloud hack tale illustrates yet another reason why it is a very bad idea to link services/data/systems logically via a cloud. The only benefit you get is convenience. But the compromised security is certainly not worth that convenience." MacInTouch 8:33 AM
  • "When iCloud becomes the Perfect Storm"  SlashGear 8:27 AM
Press Releases
  • "Facebook releases SDK 3.0 for iOS, will maintain beta version with iOS 6 integration" 9 to 5 Mac 6:58 PM
  • "SIG: formZ 7.0 officially released" Architosh 1:12 PM
  • "Apps & updates: Sparrow, Spotify, The New Yorker for iPhone, more" 9 to 5 Mac 11:25 AM
  • "Sparrow for Mac (the Mac App Store version) has been updated, goes to v1.6.3 and brings a handful of improvements" GadgeTell 4:13 PM
  • "Sparrow for Mac not dead yet, latest update adds minor tweaks" The Verge 11:23 AM
  • "AnyMP4 iPod to Mac Transfer -- Transfer Files From iPod to Mac for Backup" PRNewswire 8:25 AM
  • "ESET Updates Cybersecurity for Mac and NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X for Full Mountain Lion Compatibility" Business Wire 8:17 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Behind Apple's disappearing YouTube app: So we know that Apple won't include its homegrown YouTube app in the newest version of the iPhone software that comes out this fall." MarketWatch 8:37 AM
  • "Apple drops YouTube as iPhone 5 hints a Google-free phone" Computerworld 6:45 AM
  • "Apple won't include YouTube app in new mobile software" Reuters 9:23 AM
  • "YouTube app vanishes from Apple's next version of iOS" BBC 6:58 AM
  • "Apple kills YouTube app in iOS 6, Google making replacement" Crave @ CNET 7:01 AM
  • "Apple: Google's YouTube won't be included in iOS 6" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:27 AM
  • "iOS to lose YouTube app" TG Daily 7:34 AM
  • "Apple takes 77 per cent of mobile industry profits in the second quarter" The Inquirer 6:59 AM
  • "NASA seems to think Apple has the right stuff" AppleTell 7:55 AM
  • "Sprint CEO has no regrets about making $15 billion bet on iPhone" BGR 3:18 PM
  • "iPhone gives Virgin Mobile serious weight, Sprint exec says" CNET News 2:59 PM
  • "Sprint CEO talks iPhone, iPad, T-Mobile, AT&T-Verizon 'duopoly" Tap For Mobile 9:19 PM
  • "HSBC brands EVERY Apple iPhone 'an insecure PC'" The Register 1:33 PM
  • "Apple Store employee rescues woman from alleged kidnapper" CNET News 2:58 PM
  • "Apple Store employee helps kidnapped woman by alerting the cops" UberGizmo 3:17 PM
  • "NSW Police provides iPads to prosecutors" ZDNet 1:57 PM
  • "iPhone racket mastermind used children to carry out crimes" Macworld UK 8:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Proact launches Probox file-sharing tool to rival Dropbox" V3 1:39 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Takes a Stab at Tablet Multitasking" Techland 1:36 PM
  • "Sony backpeddles on Jelly Bean promises" TG Daily 1:23 PM
  • "Leap Wireless trips as results disappoint" MarketWatch 2:37 PM
  • "Size is challenge to mobile app designers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Enova Launches Enigma USB Data Encryption Platform" eWeek 10:53 AM
  • "Amazon launches new game studio" CNN 10:42 AM
  • "Motorola teases new 4G phone via Facebook" CNET News 3:00 PM
  • "AT&T Reaches Deal For Contract Covering 22,000 Employees" Bloomberg 10:19 AM
  • "AT&T says CWA calls for strike in East and West regions" Reuters 9:53 AM
  • "Android's Rise Helps Google Grow its Traffic Surveillance System" Technology Review 1:19 PM
  • "Google reveals huge mobile demand for Olympics information" V3 1:38 PM
  • "Google Doodles Let Users Jumps Hurdles, Shoot Hoops" PCWorld 11:25 AM
  • "Rackspace rebrands with open cloud mantra" GigaOM 9:19 AM
  • "Is The iPhone Getting Boring? Hear Our Take On The Latest CultCast" Cult of Mac 6:56 PM
  • "Apple Reportedly places 24 hour freeze on over the phone password resets"  9 to 5 Mac 8:01 PM
  • "Apple Reportedly puts hold on over-the-phone password resets in response to hack" AppleInsider 8:01 PM
  • "After Epic Hack, Apple Suspends Over-the-Phone AppleID Password Resets" Wired 9:18 PM
  • "Tests show Mountain Lion may indeed degrade battery life: Our testing shows noticeable decrease in battery life on the Retina MacBook Pro" Ars Technica 9:37 PM
  • "Four things Apple will eliminate with iPhone 5 and iOS 6" Macworld 7:20 PM
  • "Upcoming iOS 6 is scalable to taller, 640 x 1136 iPhone display, shows possible next-generation device user-interface" 9 to 5 Mac 11:48 AM
  • "iOS 6 Automatically Scales to Fit Taller 1136x640 iPhone Display" MacRumors 11:48 AM
  • "Apple's iOS software offers a look at the next iPhone's screen" BGR 11:48 AM
  • "Rumor: iPhone 5 Will Feature An Extra Row Of Apps" AppleBitch 12:57 PM
  • "iOS 6 beta 4 hints at new App Store category for Passbook apps" MacDailyNews 1:59 PM
  • "Apple's Latest Passbook Patent Is for Shopping" Gizmodo 4:14 PM
  • "Apple Wins Patent for Robust, NFC-Capable Shopping App" Wired 4:14 PM
  • "Macs stuck in 4th place on reliability, support ranking" Computerworld 7:26 AM
  • "iOS 6 beta 4 expands 3D map coverage to European countries" AppleTell 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Developers Pushing Out Lots Of New Features With Latest iOS 6 Beta" App Advice 8:57 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Chalks Up another 38 Granted Patents" Patently Apple 1:49 PM
  • "Smack! Apple Granted another Classic Touch & Gesture Patent" Patently Apple 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patent for Never Released Lifestyle Companion App" Patently Apple 6:45 AM
  • "Apple is Granted an iWallet Related Patent for Shopping" Patently Apple 11:21 AM
  • "Apple wins NFC-enabled barcode-reading 'shopping list' patent" AppleInsider 7:41 AM
  • "Virtual scroll wheel patent shows alternate iOS input method" AppleInsider 7:41 AM
  • "Apple Patent Involves Syncing Multiple Media Streams" MacNews 11:03 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Recovering A Computing Device" MacNews 10:19 AM
  • "Personally the Mountain Lion experience so far has been a pleasure, though I am curious about some temperatures I have seen while using my Macbook Pro 13" 2010. I know temps run high at times, so I want to be sure I am doing good things to help keep my Macbook running properly for a long time to come. Is it a good idea to use fan control software with my Macbook Pro? And is the use of a USB-type coolpad with a fan or fans a good idea?" MacInTouch 8:36 AM
  • "Hulu Plus suffers from frequent rebuffering on Apple TV thus far, unlike smooth-working Netflix. I experience no such problem with Hulu on a Vizio TV." MacInTouch 8:35 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "iBattle Game For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Skylanders Cloud Patrol For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Wawa Land For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:24 AM
  • "Apps Selection, Price and Device Brand Most Important Factors in Tablet Purchase Decision" MacPrices 12:57 PM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:33 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:33 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -$1,269 To $2,199 Off List Price... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews, And Information" MacReviewZone 6:45 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -$1,269 To $2,199 Off List Price... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews, And Information" MacReviewZone 6:45 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -12 & 8 Core Models... Prices $2,299 To $6,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 6:45 AM
  • "iPod Classic Buyer's Guide... Prices $114 to $249 -The Best iPod Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 6:46 AM
  • "Best Selling iPhone Accessories -From $9 To $250 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 6:46 AM
  • "August Bundle And New Weekly Specials Are Launched By TheMacBundles" TheMacBundles 6:47 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 7:55 AM

  • "Bling My Thing Swarovski Slim Cases for iPhone review" iMore 7:42 AM
  • "GoSmart 300 Series Stylus review" AppleTell 12:01 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "TuneIn Radio Pro: Local stations, record, alarm and more" FairerPlatform 2:05 PM
  • "Obama campaign app maps Democrats near you" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:44 PM
  • "Appidemic: Voice Recorder HD 5.2" AppleTell 8:20 AM
  • "Tripl for iPhone: Following your friends' travels around the world never looked so good" The Next Web 9:10 AM
  • "Solar : Weather for iPhone review" iMore 7:43 AM
  • "Japanese Twitter app Feel On brings its comic book craziness to iOS" The Next Web 7:10 AM
  • "The Missing Mona Lisa: hidden object gaming for iPad" TUAW 11:25 AM
  • "Eufloria HD for iPad review: A surprisingly soothing strategy game for iPad" Macworld UK 11:05 AM
  • "Brave review: Think Lara Croft – but younger, and with more haggis." Macworld UK 7:55 AM
  • "'Cats Away' Review - Abducting Adorable Felines Can Be Fun" Touch Arcade 11:25 AM
  • "'Spectral Souls' Review - Neverland Beckons in this Strategy RPG" Touch Arcade 8:20 AM
  • "Chicken Raid Review: Chicken Raid is a hilarious physics-puzzler with impressive retina graphics, but the game play may seem a little too familiar to most players." 148Apps 11:25 AM
  • "Glaze Review: Glaze makes it easy to add painting style effects to photos but it's not quite perfect yet." 148Apps 10:15 AM
  • "Stick Swipe Review: Stick Swipe offers a mindless distraction of a swiping game but one that fails to excite after a time." 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "Judge Dredd: Countdown Sector 106 Review/This adventure game book highlights exactly what's so amazing about the genre, while using the Judge Dredd license well." 148Apps 8:19 AM
  • "Table View Controller in iPad: Table views are most often used in conjunction with Navigation Controllers to present a list of choices to the user, then push a new view controller depending on the choice the user made. In this blog, we'll demonstrate how to set up a table view holding a list of colors, then push a view controller" The iPhone Developer Resource 8:00 AM
  • "How to set up Gmail's 2-step verification with Mail on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac" iMore 7:43 AM
  • "Apple freezing iCloud password changes following Honan hack" The Verge 9:45 PM
  • "iPhone 5 rumor roundup: CNET tracks all the iPhone 5 rumors: from the likely to the crazy: that we've heard so far in 2011 and 2012." CNET Reviews 8:55 PM
  • "This Is How the iPhone 5 Might Look in Your Hand" Gizmodo 6:01 PM
  • "iPhone 5 to sport 8-pin dock connector and enhanced bluetooth 4 functionality -Rumor" Edible Apple 6:03 PM
  • "The Latest Front In The Apple Vs. Google Wars: Your E-Wallet" Forbes 4:15 PM
  • "Apple's iPad Takes Over 70% of China's Tablet PC Sales" Patently Apple 3:19 PM
  • "Apple's Partnerships to Trump Google Integration, Says Piper" Barron's 3:17 PM
  • "Apple's Decision to Drop YouTube From iOS Is a Big Deal for Music, Apps" Wired 3:17 PM
  • "Apple pulls its boy genius ads: Claiming this was its strategy all along, Apple removes the Olympics ads in which its Genius Bar employees were helpful at 4 a.m. and its customers were none too bright about tech." CNET News 2:59 PM
  • "Will Apple's partner approach trump Google in mobile?" ZDNet 1:55 PM
  • "How Apple's MacBook Air Is Crushing Intel's Ultrabooks (with a little help from a friend)" Mac 360 12:59 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 9:51 PM
  • "iOS vs Surface: Why Apple is not a patch on Microsoft" ZDNet 12:02 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Against the law" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:00 AM
  • "Why Apple Should Replace Google as the Default Search Engine on iPhone with Yahoo!"  Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "10 things Apple won't tell you: From customer service to app safety and even how its devices affect our relationships, here are 10 things Apple won't likely tell you about its products and its business." MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "Apple Stops Airing 'Genius' Ads on Olympic Television Broadcasts" MacRumors 10:00 AM
  • "Apple Yanks Much-Disliked 'Genius' Ads; Claims That Was The Plan All Along" Business Insider 8:46 AM
  • "1 Little Detail that Makes a Big Difference Between J.C. Penney and Apple Stores" Forbes 8:22 AM
  • "Measuring iOS as a gaming platform" asymco 8:00 AM
  • "Opinions Mixed on Apple's Deletion of YouTube from iOS 6" PCWorld 11:35 AM
  • "Why Google Should Be Thrilled Apple Isn't Going To Preload YouTube On The iPhone" Business Insider 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Removes YouTube From iOS 6... So What?" AppleBitch 8:07 AM
  • "Should We Assume That Apple Killed the iOS YouTube App, and Not the Other Way Around?"  Daring Fireball 7:55 AM
  • "Much ado about YouTube, AppleGoo and iOS 6.0: The disappearance of an iconic iPhone app sends the blogosphere into paroxysms" Fortune 7:41 AM
  • "iPhone Caused Samsung Design Crisis" Tapscape 10:09 AM
  • "Samsung: The iPhone is like 'heaven' and we're stuck on earth" BGR 10:00 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Told Samsung Not To Steal Inertial Scrolling, Right Before They Stole It Anyway" Cult of Mac 9:23 AM
  • "4 Real Secrets We've Learned So Far About Apple" ReadWriteWeb 8:40 AM
  • "Forstall on inertial scrolling: Steve told Samsung 'here's something we invented. Don't copy it. Don't steal it'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:19 AM
  • "Court Filing Reveals Exactly How Much Apple Wants Samsung To Pay In Damages For Each Device" Cult of Mac 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Shows Court TouchWiz's Wannabe iOS Icons (Sorry, Samsung – You're On Your Own) [Images] Phandroid 7:33 AM
  • "Apple's Next Insanely Great Thing Is Not A TV. It's A Watch!" PixoBebo 6:47 AM
  • "Compromising On 'No Compromises'" ParisLemon 6:25 PM
  • "New BlackBerry OS is good, but won't take share from Apple: analyst" MarketWatch 2:37 PM
  • "Asus Transformer Pad Infinity review" V3 1:38 PM
  • "Isn't It Time for a PlayStation Vita Price Cut?" Techland 1:36 PM
  • "How to Share Personal Data While Keeping Secrets Safe: A new technique could help companies like Facebook make money from your data without putting it at risk." Technology Review 1:19 PM
  • "Survey: About half of organizations use cloud-based services for sensitive data" Network World 11:28 AM
  • "10 ways to get the most from your Wi-Fi-only tablet" PCWorld 11:12 AM
  • "FAQ: Why did Google buy these companies?" Network World 11:29 AM
  • "7 reasons Google's Nexus 7 beats the iPad" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:11 AM
  • "What you need to know about firmware attacks: Recent alerts suggest hackers may be taking a closer look at your hardware's firmware. Here's how to defend yourself" InfoWorld 11:10 AM
  • "iOS 6 Drops YouTube; Galaxy Note 10.1 Coming Soon; AT&T Shared Data Plans" PC Magazine 11:24 AM
  • "Today in Tech: Amazon gets into gaming" Fortune 11:05 AM
  • "AMD FirePro W8000, W9000 Challenge Nvidia's Quadro" HotHardware 10:44 AM
  • "Cable And Telephone Companies Distort Reality: Telecom incumbents should consider innovating instead of abusing customers and playing fast with the rules." InformationWeek 9:56 AM
  • "HTC's quarterly profits plunge again, what can they do to turn things around?" ZDNet 1:55 PM
  • "Does HTC's sales shortfall spell trouble for customers?" CNET News 9:49 AM
  • "Why Do Products Like the Google Nexus Q Launch?" Tech.pinions 11:03 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Paparazzo Light brings old-school flash to iPhone" CNET News 2:58 PM
  • "Spotify Adds iOS 6 Support in Latest Release" MacRumors 3:18 PM
  • "Spotify updates mobile app to support iOS 6" CNET News 2:58 PM
  • "Less Than A Month After Its Mini-Pivot, Tripl Pushes Its New iOS App Out The Door" TechCrunch 1:17 PM
  • "The New Yorker Lands On the iPhone, with Help from Lena Dunham and Jon Hamm" AllThingsD 9:29 AM
  • "TVs, Blu-Ray Players The Future Cf Connected Devices In The Home" MacNews 8:50 AM
  • "Learn British Slang With TripLingo UK" 148Apps 8:40 AM
  • "IO announces IO.OS® support for iPhone and Android Devices" PRNewswire 8:25 AM
  • "Analyst Research on Apple Inc. and Dell Inc. - Personal Computing Could Be Seeing Some Bumps in the Road" Marketwire 8:22 AM
  • "Shazam Reaches Major Milestone – Fans Use the App to Discover and Experience Five Billion Songs, TV Shows and Ads" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "WatchDox Updates iOS Application to Enhance Secure, Mobile Collaboration" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "VisionTek Selects JustEnough Mobile for the Apple iPad" Business Wire 8:17 AM
  • "Matthew Modine Launches Full Metal Jacket Diary App for iPad" Business Wire 8:17 AM
  • "Give Banner Notifications A New, Minimalistic Look With MiniBanners Jailbreak Tweak" App Advice 7:36 AM
  • "Deedil Launches Robot ABCs with Jinxie for iPhone and iPad" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "InJoyee Release Spot'em to Spot the Differences in Olympics Themed Event" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "iSpherical - Wizard's Journey - Fun Arcade Jump and Run Puzzle Game" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "Insect Talent - An Uprising Star in the App Store" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "Living Earth HD 2.0 for iOS - Explore our planet in amazing new detail!" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "SportsPicker 2.0 Delivers Major Redesign For Non-Wager Sports Gaming" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "Xplosion - Chain Reaction Addictive Game Released by Borixo Mobile" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "TinkR' Labs launches Konkow Toddler for iOS devices" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "Reflare Launches Educator-Contributed Kids' Learning App Mr. Bumblebee" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "iPhotoCap brings Easy Image Captioning to the iPhone" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "Finger Slayer Boxer Released On iPhone By RV AppStudios" prMac 6:50 AM
  • "Cololover - Be the Sensei of the Colors" prMac 6:49 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Here's an Idea for Hewlett-Packard: Split Up" WSJ Blogs 9:39 AM
  • "H-P might be 'smarter apart' analyst says" MarketWatch 9:31 AM
  • "HP May Still Face Tough Decisions" TheStreet 2:31 PM
  • "Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?" AllThingsD 2:48 PM
  • "HP yanks 2-week-old VMware server crown from Cisco: Hard on the heels of Cisco bragging about a flash-assisted VMmark win, HP has kicked it into touch with a better score using a flash-boosted ProLiant server." The Register 1:31 PM
  • "Judge to Oracle, Google: Did you pay off bloggers?" CNET News 4:07 PM
  • "Microsoft Is Already Working On A Second Surface Tablet" Business Insider 2:51 PM
  • "Microsoft bulking up on staff for next-gen Surface devices: Microsoft is already moving on to the next generation of Surface products, as its jobs postings make pretty clear." CNET News 4:07 PM
  • "Acer to Microsoft: Think Twice About Surface, or Else" AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "Acer Could Leave Windows Camp Over Surface: CEO says Microsoft needs to 'think twice' about its decision to compete with hardware partners in the tablet market." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Acer warns Microsoft over Surface tablets" TG Daily 1:26 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface slate: Acer, resellers predict a riot" Channel Register 1:32 PM
  • "Does the Surface spat open the door for Linux?" ZDNet 1:56 PM
  • "Microsoft's Massive Metro Mistake" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft says 'Motorola's efforts to evade its [F]RAND commitments are collapsing'" Foss Patents 6:00 PM
  • "Microsoft opens Office Store for Office 2013 add-ons" V3 1:38 PM
  • "Microsoft upping Office 365 fees for resellers AGAIN" Channel Register 1:33 PM
  • "In-App Purchases Coming to Windows Phone 8, Not Earlier Versions" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft will give Windows 8 users 'Do Not Track' options for IE10: Goes with EU suggestion for 'first-run' choice on browser privacy feature" Computerworld 6:24 PM
  • "Microsoft opens portal for Windows Phone developers: Windows Phone Dev Center described as updated version of now-retired Microsoft App Hub" IDG News Service 10:45 AM
  • "Microsoft overhauls Windows Phone Dev Center, adds PayPal support" CNET News 9:48 AM
  • "Windows Phone Developers Get New Digs, PayPal Support" PC Magazine 11:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly Nets Nearly $800M from Android Royalties" Computerworld 11:26 AM
  • "Microsoft reaches licensing deal with Sharp" MarketWatch 2:38 PM
  • "Control your laptop with a wave of your hand: This is part 7 of CNNMoney's series looking inside Microsoft's research lab." CNNMoney 2:29 PM
  • "AMD's new FirePro processors include CPUs, GPUs: AMD takes a new direction with the FirePro A300 and A320 chips, which are targeted at professional workstations" IDG News Service 10:46 AM
  • "AMD's New FirePro Chips Offer Integrated CPU, Graphics: Like previous AMD chips, the FirePro APUs combine compute and graphics capabilities on the same chip, and are aimed at workstations used by design professionals." eWeek 10:53 AM
  • "AMD launches 4 teraflops FirePro graphics at Nvidia Keplers: Piledriver cores debut in CPU-GPU hybrids" The Register 1:31 PM
  • "How Cyber Security Could Be a Winning Issue for Obama" Time 1:36 PM
  • "Largest IT employment gains in four years reported: Analysis shows the most in-demand IT professionals are multi-talented 'walking Swiss Army knives'" Network World 11:11 AM
  • "Smart devices in the enterprise to double by 2014" Techworld 11:29 AM
  • "iPad, MacBook torpedoing ultrabook sales, says analyst" CNET News 9:49 AM
  • "The PC looks like it's dying: PC makers aren't just losing to Apple. They're struggling on multiple fronts -- and things look gloomy going forward." Fortune 9:38 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple can hit $1,000, but $1,650 is a pipe dream" MarketWatch 6:51 AM
  • "The Apple Stock Split And Its Effect On The DJIA" Seeking Alpha 6:50 AM
  • "Deep Discount Strategy For Apple: Initial Price Target" Seeking Alpha 4:14 PM
Industry News
  • "Chip stocks boosted by Goldman; techs rise: Freescale, Applied Materials lead strong gains; UBS bearish on H-P" MarketWatch 2:38 PM
  • "U.S. stock rise lifts S&P 500 above 1,400/Analyst: risks remain, but economy unlikely to be derailed" MarketWatch 4:02 PM
  • "Stocks Climb on Central Bank Hopes; S&P Crosses 1400 Mark" FOXBusiness 11:05 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise On Policy Bets As Earnings Top Estimates" Bloomberg 2:11 PM
  • "Stocks gain on hopes for central bank action" CNNMoney 2:11 PM
  • "Dow Rises for Third Straight Day" TheStreet 4:02 PM
  • "Markets retain positive tone despite Standard Chartered's woes" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:33 AM
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  • "Going for three straight gains" CNNMoney 9:20 AM
  • "Canada stocks jump, buoyed by mining and tech" MarketWatch 2:37 PM
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  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks edge up; Esprit soars, StanChart sinks/Esprit welcomes new CEO; StanChart plunges on Iran accusation" MarketWatch 9:24 AM
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  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks climb as Standard Chartered tanks/Elan tumbles on news of failed drug trial for Janssen" MarketWatch 2:35 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:46 PM
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