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Thursday Highlights: New York Times broke the story of Apple joining forces with Volkswagen to build fleet of driverless vehicles for shuttling employees; Bloomberg notes Apple only testing a couple dozen vehicles while Google buys 20,000 SUVs for their efforts; Business Insider posts a few details from Apple's now-scrapped future-car ideas—more in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; Silicon Valley ponders more taxes on big employers like Apple due to "impact of rapid growth on housing and traffic"; iDownload Blog details how you can remove "mshelper" cryptominer malware from your Mac; on Wednesday, Jason Snell let us all know that OS X became as old as the Classic Mac OS; branded credit cards part of Apple, IKEA strategy to lure Millenials according to report; Adam Engst warns of phone scam purporting you have an iCloud breach; while an Android phone wins Tom's Guide's toughest smartphone test, iPhone X was "the toughest non-ruggedized phone".

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Apple vs. Samsung Verdict
  • "Apple awarded $1 billion in Samsung patent infringement case: A jury finds that South Korean smartphone company Samsung copied the look and feel of Apple's iPhone, but an appeal is likely." Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 6:26 AM
  • "Jury decides in Apple's favour, Samsung hit with $1B damages: Samsung violated several of Apple's design and technology patents, a jury has found" Macworld UK 6:54 AM
  • "Jurors knew Samsung was guilty after first day of deliberations, wanted to send message with verdict"  AppleInsider 7:56 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook stresses values, innovation in post-trial remarks" AppleInsider 6:30 AM
  • "Tim Cook tells Apple employees that today's victory 'is about values'" 9 to 5 Mac 6:30 AM
  • "Jury didn't want to let Samsung off easy in Apple trial: foreman" Reuters 6:20 PM
  • "Completed Samsung versus Apple jury form made public" Electronista 9:40 AM
  • "Exclusive: Apple-Samsung juror speaks out/Manuel Ilagan, one of the nine jurors who ruled in favor of Apple, tells CNET he thought Samsung's internal e-mails about incorporating some of Apple's technology into its devices, and the evasive way Samsung executives answered questions, was damning." CNET News 8:15 PM
  • "Following Apple win, court considers ban on Samsung devices" Electronista 6:32 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung Injunction Hearing Set for September 20th" The Mac Observer 7:32 AM
  • "Apple expected to file for an injunction, while Samsung says it will appeal" TUAW 6:33 AM
  • "Samsung Might Have To Delay New Phone And Tablet Launches After Losing To Apple" Business Insider 7:44 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung Case Shows Smartphone as Legal Magnet" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:30 PM
  • "Check, Please: Experts Say Apple, Samsung Face Sky-High Legal Fees" WSJ Blogs 6:55 AM
  • "Apple patent win may reshape sector" AFP 10:35 AM
  • "A Verdict That Alters an Industry" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:56 AM
  • "Will Apple now sue Google?"  Fortune 7:26 AM
  • "Samsung Found To Infringe Most Apple Mobile Patents"  Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Jury Finds Samsung Willfully Infringed Apple Patents: A federal jury in San Jose, Calif. has found Samsung guilty of infringing a number of Apple patents in the mega-infringement trial between the two companies."  AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Jury Awards $1 Billion to Apple in Samsung Patent Case" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/24
  • "Apple's Victory Sends Fear Through Android Ecosystem" [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung: The infringing device scorecard" CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple plans to file for ban on some Samsung sales" Reuters 8/24
  • "The Battle Continues: Apple/Samsung Injunction Hearing Set For September 20" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Apple's billion-dollar win over Samsung is a huge breakthrough -- but it's not thermonuclear"  Foss Patents 8/24
  • "Court may postpone hearing on Apple motion for preliminary injunction against Samsung" Foss Patents 8/24
  • "Apple win could impact smartphone development: Coup for Cupertino, but will judge rein in damages?"  MarketWatch 8/24
  • "What the Apple-Samsung verdict means for your smartphone" CNNMoney 8/24
  • "Apple awarded $1.051 billion damages in Samsung trial" Reuters 8/24
  • "Jury Finds Samsung Violated Apple Patents" [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple Gets Decisive Win in Patent Case" [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple Beats Samsung: First Reactions" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/24
  • "Jury finds Samsung violated Apple's patents, awards $1.05 billion in damages" Houston Chronicle 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: the gory details" BGR 8/24
  • "Samsung's phones infringed on some Apple patents: jury" Reuters 8/24
  • "Judge Koh: There Are a Couple of Inconsistencies in Apple-Samsung Verdict" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Apple, Samsung Respond to Jury Findings in Patent Infringement Case" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Apple-Samsung Jury Reaches Verdict In Patent Trial" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Apple, Samsung: The Verdict Is In" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Triple damages and injunctions: what comes next for Apple and Samsung" GigaOM 8/24
  • "Jury Has Reached Verdict in Apple-Samsung Patent Suit; Court To Announce It Shortly" Forbes 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: the verdict" The Verge 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: verdict Live" CNET 8/24
  • "Live: Apple vs. Samsung: jury decision" The Verge 8/24
  • "US, South Korean Courts Rule Differently in Apple, Samsung Dispute" Voice of America 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung verdict is in. Apple awarded $1 billion" Fortune 8/24
  • "Next Stop for Apple-Samsung: Appeals Court" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "After Verdict, Prepare for the 'Apple Tax'" [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung Verdict: A Lawyer's Take" [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Jury returns verdict in Apple v. Samsung" Ars Technica 8/24
  • "Wall Street Reacts to Apple's Legal Win Over Samsung: Maybe, Let's Not Kill All the Lawyers!" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Apple Says Verdict Is a Win for Values; Samsung Says It's a Loss for Consumers" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Samsung: Verdict is 'loss for American consumer'/The South Korean company says today's verdict in its heated patent trial with Apple means less innovation and more-expensive phones." CNET News 8/24
  • "Samsung warns that Apple decision 'not final word'" Reuters 8/24
  • "That was fast: Jury reaches a verdict on Apple/Samsung" VentureBeat 8/24
  • "Jury finds Apple's patents valid in Samsung trial" Reuters 8/24
  • "Breaking: Reports say jurors in Apple-Samsung reach a verdict" GigaOM 8/24
Apple News
  • "Apple cleared of infringing Motorola patents, avoids U.S. import ban" AppleInsider 6:33 AM
  • "Apple: One year under Tim Cook/It's business as usual — and some $270 billion more in value — on the anniversary of Tim Cook's promotion."  Fortune 8/24
  • "Apple's Tim Cook notches first year as CEO: It's been a year at the helm for Apple's top executive, who is under more scrutiny than just about any corporate honcho anywhere." CNET News 8/24
  • "One Year of Tim Cook: Is He a Visionary or a Genius Executive?"  The Atlantic Wire 8/24
  • "Apple's Tim Cook: One 'year' on, what's changed?" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Marks His First Anniversary" Breakout 8/24
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook's Whirlwind Year" CNBC 8/24
  • "10 things we'd like to see Tim Cook do in his next year at Apple"  Ars Technica 8/24
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook one year later: Important moments" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Cook's first event as CEO - iPhone 4S launch" [Slideshow] CNET News 8/24
  • "ITC remands investigation of Motorola complaint against Apple to judge: only one patent left" ["Apple was cleared with respect to three of Motorola's patents-in-suit, including the aforementioned standard-essential one. But with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862 on a 'sensor controlled user interface for portable communication device', a non-standard-essential patent, the investigation was remanded to Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender. The judge had found claim 1 of that patent indefinite and, as a result, not violated. The ITC has reversed his indefiniteness finding. As a result, there could (but need not) be a finding of a violation with respect to this patent, and an import ban."] Foss Patents 8/24
  • "Apple Cleared Of Infringing Two Google Patents By ITC" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Google's attempt to block U.S. imports of iPhone and iPad thwarted as ITC remands investigation of one patent" 9 to 5 Mac 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: Three possible outcomes"  CNNMoney 8/24
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung: Q&A With Scott Freeze" ETF Database 8/24
  • "South Korea Court Says Samsung, Apple Infringed Each Other's Patents" [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Samsung wins split decision on Apple patents in home turf: Seoul court bans sales of older iPhones, iPads, Galaxy phones and tablets"  Fortune 8/24
  • "South Korea bans Apple's AND Samsung's ageing phones, tabs: Both Apple and Samsung got teeny fines and had some of their products banned in South Korea, after a court in Seoul found they infringed on each other's patents." The Register 8/24
  • "South Korean Court Rules That Both Apple and Samsung Infringed Patents" IDG News Service 8/24
  • "S. Korea court says Samsung, Apple infringed patents" AFP 8/24
  • "Both Apple and Samsung Found Guilty of Patent Infringement by South Korean Court" Forbes 8/24
  • "South Korean court bans some products in Apple-Samsung patent case" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "South Korean Court Rules Apple and Samsung Both Owe One Another Damages" Wired 8/24
  • "U.S. Trade Commission mulling possible ban on Apple imports from Asia: Apple is counting on the popularity of its devices and political pressure to thwart efforts by Google's Motorola Mobility to block imports of the iPhone and iPad, two of the best-selling electronic devices in the U.S." Bloomberg News 8/24
  • "Message from Apple execs: No TV solution any time soon"  Fortune 8/24
  • "Apple Television Is 'Extremely Unlikely' Any Time Soon, Says Pacific Crest After Meeting With Apple Executives" Business Insider 8/24
  • "Dirt cheap Mac malware points up growing threat to Apple users" V3 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion update can improve battery life for some Mac notebooks: Our tests show improvements over 10.8.0, though still not as good as under Lion." Ars Technica 8/24
  • "Analysis: Retina MacBook Pro Mountain Lion Battery Life: 10.8 vs 10.8.1" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.1 Improves Battery Life Somewhat" MacRumors 8/24
  • "What's new in OS X 10.8.1: MacBook battery life and more" FairerPlatform 8/24
  • "Apple Seeds OS X 10.8.2 (Build 12C31A) To Developers" RazorianFly 8/24
  • "Oracle presents 'independent' research showing faster installation times than VMware" ZDNet 8/24
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: Prompted for access to contacts when opening an application" Apple Support 6:27 AM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer questions about Mountain Lion system requirements, the Thunderbolt Display, and more." CNET Reviews 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion discussion offers 10.8.1 update experiences and notes (e.g. HP printing fixes, battery life changes, Bluetooth bug fix, installation issues); more about Time Machine problems; a Server performance tweak; user interface issues; etc." MacInTouch 8/24
  • "Can Windows 8 win over CNET's Mac reviewer? There is a lot to like with Windows 8, but by merging a desktop and tablet OS, I think Microsoft made a big mistake that could have been avoided if it followed Apple's lead." CNET Reviews 8/24
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Parental Controls" eXtensions 8/24
  • "How to Add a Title in iMovie: Making a movie is one thing, adding flashy graphics is another" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Turn your saved Instapaper articles into podcasts with Readomator for Instapaper" Macworld 8/24
  • "MacMost Now 752: Mountain Lion Notes" MacMost 8/24
  • "Filemaker Pro + Filemaker Go - The ultimate SIS (and much more)?" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips 101" Macworld 8/24
  • "TextExpander for Web Developers" Mactuts+ 8/24
  • "Instantly Type Handy Phrases In Mountain Lion WIth Text Expansion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Navigate & Flip Through Open Browser Tabs with Gestures in Safari 6" OS X Daily 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion: Adding Reminder Notifications in Plain English" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Mountain Lion: Getting Rid of Shared Calendar Notifications" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Preview Fonts with One Click in the OS X Font Window" Lifehacker 8/24
  • "How Can You Synchronize Your Mac's Keychain To Another Mac? Keychain2Go Makes It Easy" NoodleMac 8/24
  • "How To Add RSS Feeds To Notification Center On OS X Mountain Lion" TeraTalks 8/24
  • "Free: Display Lyrics For Songs In iTunes With A Click To The Mac's Menubar" Mac 360 8/24
  • "How To Spoof Your Mac's Wi-Fi MAC Address With An Easy-to-Use App That's Free" BohemianBoomer 8/24
  • "Free: How To Get Back 2 Critical Mac Desktop Functions That Apple Hides In OS X (and 2 easy ones)" McSolo 8/24
  • "6 Must Have Tools To Enhance Photos On Your Mac (3D, Reflection, Shadow, Glow, Corners, Stroke)" Mac 360 8/24
  • "OS X 10.8.1 Fixes Battery Life Issues?, Some Users See Retina MacBook Pro Interface Lag, and More" Low End Mac 8/24
  • "Time To Turn IWork Into A True Office 'Killer" MacNews 8/24
Press Releases
  • "Mac FTP: Transmit 4.2 adds Retina display, ML Notification support" FairerPlatform 8/24
  • "GameAgent 2.0 Launching with New Features and Interface" Asypr 8/24
  • "WaveTap snags audio on your Mac with a keyboard shortcut" TUAW 8/24
  • "Display Menu Lets You Quickly Switch Resolutions From Your Mac's Menu Bar — For Free" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Recommended Reading: Mountain Lion Missing Manual" MacNews 8/24
  • "Ninebuzz Guitar Jam Tracks Now Available On Mac OS X" prMac 8/24
  • "Jumsoft Presents the New Elements for iWork Set" prMac 8/24
  • "VMWare Targets Macs In Business With New Fusion Professional Release" Cult of Mac 8/24
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Temp Store Open During Expansion Construction" ifoAppleStore 6:31 AM
  • "Apple predicted to offer $200 unsubsidized iPhone in 2013" AppleInsider 8/24
  • "Power: Apple to Sell 50M iPhones in Next Year" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Director of panned Apple 'Genius' ads quits: Trattner also worked on the more successful 'I'm a Mac' ads"  Macworld UK 8/24
  • "Director Behind Apple's Recently Pulled 'Genius' Ads Quits" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Creative director behind Apple's TV ads quits, moves to Samsung ad agency" MacDailyNews 8/24
  • "Samsung's Sydney store is 'uncannily Apple-esque'" Macworld UK 8/24
  • "Apple Counts On IPhone Being Too Cool For U.S. Import Ban" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "China market: Apple ranks 7th in 1H12 smartphone market share, says iSuppli" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "iPhone Ranked Seventh in China's Smartphone Market — Watch Out, ZTE" AllThingsD 8/24
  • "Apple's Share of China Smartphone Market Slides in 2Q, Study Shows" Reuters 8/24
  • "China: Apple Factories Need to Cut Worker Hours, Says New Audit; PetroChina Reports an Earnings Miss" Minyanville 8/24
  • "China joins smartphone revolution: The smartphone industry is preparing for new successes as it has been revealed that Chinese people are buying more smartphones than feature phones for the first time." Telegraph 8/24
  • "Temp Store Open During Expansion Construction: Visitors to the Walt Whitman (NY) shopping mall may be puzzled to find the Apple store has moved, and now has a strange-looking interior design. The relocation and appearance changes are because the store that opened in May 2003 is undergoing a major expansion that will eventually make it one of the largest mall stores in the chain." ifoAppleStore 8/24
  • "Quick everyone, announce stuff before Apple does!" The Next Web 8/24
  • "Foxconn hikes wages for workers at Zhengzhou production base, says report" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "RadioShack cutting iPhone 4S price by $75 starting August 26th" The Verge 8/24
  • "Thai Buddhist Temple: Steve Jobs Now a 'Mid-Level Angel'" CNBC 8/24
  • "Note to Samsung: Tell Supermodel Kate Upton to leave her iPhone at home when working Galaxy events [Image] 9 to 5 Mac 8/24
Non-Apple News
  • "Hon Hai Invents Unique eBook & Game Controller" Patent Bolt 5:41 PM
  • "Jealous of the new iOS Facebook App? An Android version is in the pipeline says Facebook Director of Mobile Engineering" 9 to 5 Google 8/24
  • "Digitimes Research: Android to account for 70% of handset market in 2H12" DigiTimes 8/24
  • "Watch this: Samsung's design team tells the story behind the Galaxy S III" The Verge 8/24
  • "The Vergecast Special Edition 04: Apple vs. Samsung - August 24th, 2012" The Verge 11:23 AM
  • "DevJuice: Talking with Tim McMorris about royalty-free soundtracks" TUAW 8/24
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, the 'iTunes' Guy' and The Loop's Jim Dalrymple this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl 8/24
  • "TUAW Origin Stories: Pomodorable" TUAW 8/24
  • "Interview: Feral Interactive's Edwin Smith on Empire: Total War's Voyage to Mac" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "FaceTime on AT&T, Evil Geniuses, Apple v Samsung, Angry Email, Facebook App (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8/24
  • "Apple's 7.85-inch iPad will in fact be named 'iPad mini' - Report" AppleInsider 2:11 PM
  • "Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone's September Bow" AllThingsD 11:16 AM
  • "Warning letter from Apple on the iPhone 5 Mod" iPhone5mod 8/24
  • "Apple issues takedown to outfit selling 'iPhone 5' kit"  Electronista 8/24
  • "Apple tells site to stop selling iPhone 5 mod kits" CNET News 8/24
  • "Latest rivalry between Samsung, Apple: Tablet margins/A teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 by IHS finds that Samsung could turn a pretty penny: if it resists a bad habit nagging most manufacturers." CNET News 8/24
  • "iPhone 5 tipped to include iPad 3's dual core A5X chipset - News - Know Your Mobile" Know Your Mobile 8/24
  • "Chinese Cases Gives Us Our First Look At What The 7.85-Inch iPad mini Will Probably Look Like [Gallery] Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "Alleged iPad Mini cases reveal spot for rear camera" CNET News 8/24
  • "Cases for 'iPad mini' indicate camera, second mic on back" Electronista 8/24
  • "Hon Hai (Foxconn) Invents iPod nano Wrist Watch Band" Patently Apple 8/24
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Draw Something For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For $0.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:35 AM
  • "Night of the Firefly For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:35 AM
  • "Kooka For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:35 AM
  • "We Can't Believe How Much An iPhone 4S Costs At Radio Shack" Business Insider 9:52 AM
  • "There are eight new items in The US Apple Store, 12 were restocked , 89 were unchanged, and three were Sold Out." While Supplies Last 7:02 AM
  • "Scribblify For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "Nostalgio For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "Penguin Wings For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8/24
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/24
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8/24
  • "iPad Closeout & Refurbished & Used Buyer's Guide -Prices From $220 To $779 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $60 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $95 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Back to School Deals: Macs, iPads, iPods and more" FairerPlatform 8/24

  • "Temptation: Abandoning Apple 'Blessed' GPUs for faster 'Divergent' GPUs with CUDA and OpenCL support" Bare Feats 8/24
  • "Performance Comparison: 2009 iMac 2.66GHz vs iMac 3.06GHz" MacReviewZone 8/24
  • "Satechi 12-Port USB HUB Review" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Review: iLuv WorkStation iMM737 docking stereo for iPad with keyboard" Beatweek Magazine 8/24
  • "Review: iShower wireless stereo for iPhone and bluetooth devices" Beatweek Magazine 8/24
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Finding the best app for reading your DRM-free comics library on iPad: Ars compares Comic Flow, Comic Zeal, Cloud Readers, Sidebooks, and Stanza." Ars Technica 7:06 PM
  • "iWork vs. Documents To Go vs. Quickoffice Pro HD: Mobile office suite apps for iPad shootout!" iMore 8/24
  • "Articles 2.3 Wikipedia reader for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8/24
  • "Facebook update offers smoother, faster iOS app" Digital Trends 8/24
  • "Facebook overhauls iPhone app to boost speed" Telegraph 8/24
  • "Twist ™ Review: Location app lets people know when you're arriving" Macworld 8/24
  • "Shop Until Your iPhone Drops" Wired 8/24
  • "This Software Never Forgets a Face" PCWorld 8/24
  • "Dwarf Quest: Old School, Need We Say More?" App Advice 8/24
  • "Fieldrunners 2 Review" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "Disney Publishing 'Bambi: Disney Classics' for iOS" Run Around Tech 8/24
  • "Weather+ Touch HD Review" 148Apps 8/24
  • "Sing! Join the global karaoke party! Review" 148Apps 8/24
  • "Zuba! Review: Help Zuba roll past spikes, grinders and burners in an effort to track down the candy thief in this arcade-style endless runner game." 148Apps 8/24
  • "A simple Scroll View in iPad Programming: The UIScrollView control gives us a way to pan and zoom views contained 'within' it." The iPhone Developer Resource 8/24
  • "Deleting Podcasts from the Podcasts App Article" iLounge 8/24
  • "How To Create Location Based Reminders" App Advice 8/24
Apple vs. Samsung
  • "Jury in Apple v. Samsung Goofed, Damages Reduced -- Uh Oh. What's Wrong With this Picture?" Groklaw 9:21 PM
  • "Copying Works: How Samsung's Decision to Mimic Apple Paid Off in Spades" PandoDaily 9:33 PM
  • "There's That 'Apple Tax' Again" SchwarzTech 7:51 PM
  • "Near-total victory for Apple stifles phone, tablet design"Chicago Sun-Times 7:51 PM
  • "Here are the First Interviews with Jurors from the Apple vs Samsung Trial" iPhoneinCanada 7:08 PM
  • "Tim Cook sends out email, calls victory over Samsung a win for 'values" Edible Apple 2:09 PM
  • "Counterintuitive: Did Samsung emerge a winner?" GigaOM 11:09 AM
  • "Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung" Engadget 11:01 AM
  • "So Apple Sued Samsung And Won...A Lot" AppleBitch 10:01 AM
  • "Apple crushes Samsung in quest for global tech domination" The Guardian 6:36 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung Verdict: What It Means" iPhone Hacks 6:34 AM
  • "Samsung defeat a 'back to the drawing board' moment/CNET surveys how Samsung can recover from the verdict. Hint: Radical new designs are in order." CNET News 7:01 AM
  • "Apple's Cook says verdict marks big day for innovators: After a jury ruled overwhelmingly in Apple's favor in its patent case against Samsung, Apple CEO Tim Cook tells staffers, in a memo, that Apple 'chose legal action very reluctantly.'" CNET News 7:01 AM
  • "Quik Verdict in Apple Trial Doesn't Mean Jury Shirked Its Duty, Expert Says" IDG News Service 8/24
  • "Breakdown of the decisions in Apple versus Samsung verdict" TUAW 8/24
  • "Apple's Huge Win Over Samsung: What They're Saying" PC Magazine 8/24
  • "Apple's Big Win: The Best Thing to Ever Happen to Windows Phone" Mashable 8/24
  • "Apple v Samsung jury validates American patent system, raises new questions for the future of tech" AppleInsider 8/24
  • "How the Apple Win Changes Technology Forever" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Samsung phones pre-iPhone [Photos] Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: the jury's final verdict form shows the breadth of Apple's win" The Verge 8/24
  • "Apple decisively wins Samsung trial: what it means"  The Verge 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung Verdict: Preliminary Injunction Hearing, Possible Consequences, and an Appeal" MacRumors 8/24
  • "What the Apple v. Samsung Verdict Means for the Rest of Us" Wired 8/24
  • "The Jury Rules: Samsung Violated Apple's Patents" Patently Apple 8/24
  • "Jobs gets wish in 'thermonuclear war,' at least for now" CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple's big win over Samsung: what does it mean? If it stands, a jury's one-sided decision will impact consumers, vendors and the entire tech industry, but for now it's a wait-and-see game." CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple: Trial win means more than money or patents/The Cupertino company says verdict sends message that 'stealing isn't right.'" CNET News 8/24
  • "Apple-Samsung jury really wanted to go sailing this weekend" CNET News 8/24
  • "Vindication for Steve Jobs: Apple Punkslaps Samsung" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Hang On A Minute: Jurors Awarded Apple Damages Without Finding Infringements (Updated)" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Apple's triumph over Samsung is intoxicating" BGR 8/24
  • "Apple vs. Samsung verdict: It doesn't matter" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung verdict: What it means" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Disaster for Samsung: Jury awards Apple billions in patent case" GigaOM 8/24
  • "Apple vs Samsung Verdict: Overwhelmingly for Apple with Caveats" Tapscape 8/24
  • "Jury Slams Samsung as Copycat, Hands Apple Massive Win" The Mac Observer 8/24
  • "Samsung, Apple Both Come Away Losers In South Korean Patent Trial" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What's the worst that could happen?" CNET News 8/24
Apple Op/Ed
  • "Tim Cook: Year One" iMore 8:42 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Early reviews" Macworld 11:08 AM
  • "Apple Creating Better Hearing for Users" NBC Bay Area 8/24
  • "Viewing Wii U through Apple-centric eyes" TUAW 8/24
  • "Apple-Samsung Trial: Check Out The Insane Jury Instructions" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "A 7-Inch iPad Presents Challenges to Apple's Competition" Tech.pinions 8/24
  • "Analyst: Apple execs say no TV set any time soon" ZDNet 8/24
  • "In Tim Cook's first year, he's still in Steve Jobs' shadow" Houston Chronicle 8/24
  • "Tim Cook: The First Year" Mac|Life 8/24
  • "One year of Tim Cook as CEO of Apple" TUAW 8/24
  • "Why Can't I Work From Just My iPad, Anyway? Why can't I work from just my iPad? Because the shortcoming of apps and services on iOS make it difficult." 148Apps 8/24
  • "The Macalope Daily: Choose wisely" Macworld [Insider Content] 8/24
  • "Opinion: Apple's iPhone future for the connected home"  Computerworld 8/24
  • "What if Microsoft's new logo style was applied to other famous brands?" The Verge 8/24
  • "Opinion: iPhone 5 challenges and challengers/The iPhone has fallen from grace. When it was a shiny new icon, there was no equivalent" Computerworld Hong Kong 8/24
  • "Apple: Fine Without Steve Jobs? Think Different" TheStreet 8/24
  • "The case for separate iPhone 5 and iPad Mini events" Edible Apple 8/24
  • "Rumor Mill: Apple Is Two Holding Separate Events For The New iPhone And iPad" TechCrunch 8/24
  • "Rumor: Apple Will Hold Two Separate Events For iPhone 5 And iPad Mini" AppleBitch 8/24
  • "iPad mini Release, iPhone 5 Release: Separate Events" Tapscape 8/24
  • "Samsung, Just Call Yourself Apple And Be Done With It" App Advice 8/24
  • "Will Blatant Copying Never End? Samsung Copies Apple. Now Microsoft Copies... (drum roll please) Google!" PixoBebo 8/24
  • "Revealed: Apple's New Mac Logo Is Inspired By Google And Microsoft And Samsung" Mac 360 8/24
  • "You're Being Lied To: Windows 8 Isn't Bad for Gaming" Gizmodo 8/24
  • "Why Facebook wants certain employees to use Android.. for now" Edible Apple 8/24
  • "Recording Industry Succeeds In Ruining a Kid's Life Over 31 Stupid Songs" Gizmodo 8/24
  • "Screw You, Samsung! Apple Fan Celebrates Court Victory With This Enormous Gelato Cake" Cult of Mac 6:19 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Kitten Calculator HD – Free: Maths Plus Kittens Equals Fun" MacMegasite 11:02 AM
  • "Free on iTunes: 3 Free iOS Apps -Beasts, Birds & Bugs! Oh My!" The Mac Observer 7:32 AM
  • "Report: Freeverse co-founders leave the company" TUAW 8/24
  • "USA Today Says It Has No Plans To Charge For Apps" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "AirWatch Continues Mobile Innovation through Integration with Apple® Configurator" Business Wire 8/24
  • "Cut The Rope Gets Ready For Halloween With New Spooky Box" Apple'n'Apps 8/24
  • "iTypewriter for iPad makes you a modern Kerouac" CNET News 8/24
  • "Asymco T-Shirts Show Off Apple's Successes In Dorky Charts" Cult of Mac 8/24
  • "'The World Ends With You' Coming To iOS, Apparently" Touch Arcade 8/24
  • "QikShare for iOS – Quickly share your Dropbox files with Bump" MacPrices 8/24
  • "The multi-use iClip can do much more than hold your iPhone" IntoMobile 8/24
  • "SketchBook Pro relaunches with new features" Macworld 8/24
  • "Zite adds an Election 2012 category for political junkies" TUAW 8/24
  • "Boingo Wi-Finder for iOS Adds Data Usage Tracking" PadGadget 8/24
  • "Mr. Reader Shows Some Love For Chrome And Various Other Services" App Advice 8/24
  • "The CruxSkunk promises to turn your iPad into a powerful laptop" iDownload Blog 8/24
  • "Adjustable / Flexible / Arm Extension Mount For Apple iPad 2 / iPad 3" USBfever 8/24
  • "Dutch Immersion HD special price cut August 25 and 26" prMac 8/24
  • "Bugzaliens - First Invasion Available Now on App Store" prMac 8/24
  • "Dress Up Contest: Hot New Dressup Game For Young Girls on iPhone/iPad" prMac 8/24
  • "New game pits Android users against iPhone fans in battle of skill" prMac 8/24
  • "New App Feelpress Lets Users Log Emotions to Remember Life's Highlights" prMac 8/24
  • "MOGUL - New Hip Hop Songwriting and Recording Studio for iPad, iPhone" prMac 8/24
  • "mobileAge releases Gluey 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8/24
  • "AutoStitch Brings an Augmented Reality Camera to Panoramic Photography" prMac 8/24
  • "Scott Vallance Apps Launches What Animal? a Free Entertainment App" prMac 8/24
  • "You Lost Your Kid! Don't Worry, There's an App for That" prMac 8/24
  • "Bombs Juggle 2.0 for iOS released" prMac 8/24
  • "Pop Farm - addictive match-three game for iOS" prMac 8/24
  • "CaptureNotes 2 for iPad - major update V2.0 is released" prMac 8/24
  • "Intro Thing - Create stylish freeze-frame videos on the iPhone" prMac 8/24
  • "Photo Shoot List for iOS - Helps Photographers Organize Their Shoots" prMac 8/24
  • "Hot New Makeup Game For Little Girls On iPhone or iPad" prMac 8/24
Computer Industry
  • "Hewlett-Packard Is In The Midst Of A Turnaround" Seeking Alpha 7:23 AM
  • "Dell, HP say Windows 8 is trashing PC sales" DABCC 7:24 AM
  • "HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America" PC Advisor 7:25 AM
  • "The Apple/Samsung Verdict Might Be A Good Thing For Research In Motion And Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 7:30 AM
  • "Microsoft to aggressively recruit former OnLive employees" Electronista 7:07 PM
  • "Windows 8 tablets to cost costumers between $300 and $700" Business Day 7:30 AM
  • "Top 5 features of Windows 8 PC" CoolAge 7:31 AM
  • "Your Privacy Could Be At Risk When Installing Apps On Windows 8" Redmond Pie 9:41 AM
  • "EMC Corporation: The Time Has Come For This Storage Giant To Pay A DiVidend" Seeking Alpha 7:28 AM
  • "Russia's MegaFon launches Intel-powered Android smartphone called Mint" IntoMobile 7:29 AM
  • "ASUS replaces cooler of AMD graphics cards" 7:27 AM
  • "PC shipments slow in Q2, Windows 8 not expected to help" Yahoo! News 9:34 AM
  • "Analysts cut 2012 PC and chip shipment forecasts as early optimism evaporates" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:31 AM
  • "Can This Losing PC Giant Pull an Apple?" ["Can Dell pull an Apple-like turnaround, and knock on the door of a trillion dollar market cap a decade from now?"] The Motley Fool 8/24
  • "Why Dell Is A Must-Buy: The Comprehensive Bull Thesis" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "HP and Dell pin hopes on Windows 8" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "How Dell and HP Can Avoid Being Dragged Down by PCs" CIO 8/24
  • "Guess Where HP And Dell's Missing Customers Went?" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Will HP's Storyline Continue to Depress Its Shareholders?" The Motley Fool 8/24
  • "The Hard Choices Ahead for H.P." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8/24
  • "HP's Whitman: Cloud push to counter services drag" BusinessCloud9 8/24
  • "Hewlett-Packard's Focus On Tablet Market And Restructuring Efforts Make It A Buy" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Hewlett-Packard Co Stock Downgraded" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Windows 8, Ultrabooks Could Invigorate a 'Depressed' PC Market: IDC" eWeek 8/24
  • "Windows 8 SmartScreen leaves user data exposed, says researcher" VentureBeat 8/24
  • "Microsoft plans to sell 3 million Surface tablets in 2012. Too few or too many?" ZDNet 8/24
  • "Why Microsoft Should Use Its Nvidia Option: Nvidia this week confirmed that its acquisition deal with Microsoft remains in effect. Steve Ballmer and company should jump at the chance." InformationWeek 8/24
  • "Microsoft's New Logo Draws More Slaps than Claps" PC Advisor 8/24
  • "Microsoft Gives Logo a Modern Makeover: The company has switched up its look for the first time in 25 years" InvestorPlace 8/24
  • "Microsoft's bold new logo means only one thing: It's Windows or bust" ITProPortal 8/24
  • "PC growth slowing, and Windows 8 won't fix that soon, says IDC" CNET News 8/24
  • "Microsoft Windows 8: No Effect On The Smartphone Market" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Windows 8 will be another disaster for Microsoft" The Inquirer 8/24
  • "Microsoft Surface street art ads pop up in NYC" CNET News 8/24
  • "Microsoft May Now Be Resorting to Graffiti Ads to Attract the Youngs" BetaBeat 8/24
  • "IBM Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average" Forbes 8/24
  • "Oracle: We have listened to partner feedback" CRN 8/24
  • "Buy Cisco: Dividend Growth, Market Leadership And Cheap Valuations" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "Intel: Cash In Some Chips On A Regular Basis" Seeking Alpha 8/24
  • "IDC: PC Growth to Slow Down to 0.9 Percent in 2012 After a Weak Mid-year" PCWorld 8/24
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Rises In Late Trading After Verdict In Samsung Patent Case" Bloomberg 8/24
  • "Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments by quarter: A breakdown of Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments by quarter" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Apple: Multiple Reasons To Stay Bullish Beyond iPhone 5" Forbes 8/24
  • "Skeptics aside, Apple is still a buy: Despite Wall Street doubters, there are reasons to stay bullish on the world's most valuable company' prospects." TheStockAdvisors 8/24
Industry News
  • "Stocks rally on growing hope of Fed action" CNNMoney 8/24
  • "Stocks Rise After Bernanke Sees 'Scope for Further Action'" TheStreet 8/24
  • "Central Bank Hopes Carry Wall Street Higher" FOXBusiness 8/24
  • "Dow Posts Triple-Digit Gain: The Dow Jones Industrial Average banked its first triple-digit gain in three weeks on expectations that the Federal Reserve stands ready to bolster growth." [Paid Membership Required] 8/24
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks fall sharply on resources, techs/Asian stocks took a sharp drop Friday, as investors grew gloomy about the health of the global economy and prospects for central-bank action, selling down commodity and technology shares." MarketWatch 8/24
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks off as Merkel repeats view on Greece/European stock markets were set to extend losses into a third-straight trading day on Friday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to signal her support to an extension of Greece's austerity program." MarketWatch 8/24
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 8/24
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 8/24

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