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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, August 28, 2012


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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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  • "Steve Jobs Vindicated By Verdict Protecting Apple Design"  Bloomberg 9:52 AM
  • "Apple injunction hearing against Samsung phones set for Dec. 6" CNET News 9:00 PM
  • "Judge sets December hearing on Apple injunction vs Samsung" Reuters 9:03 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung jury foreman explains how non-iPhone owning jury decided: Velvin Hogan details process that led to resolution of questions leading to $1bn award against Samsung for infringing patents" The Guardian 9:07 AM
  • "Jury foreman in Apple v. Samsung lawsuit discusses verdict" Neowin 9:11 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung jury foreman speaks" iMore 9:13 AM
  • "Jury foreman in Apple vs. Samsung had 'light bulb moment'" EE Times 12:04 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung v. Apple jury foreman: 'It was very exciting'" [Video Report] Android Central 8:45 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Meet the foreman of the jury - updated" Fortune 9:12 AM
  • "Apple's top hardware engineer decides not to retire after all: It is not clear if Mansfield will continue as Apple's chief of hardware engineering, a post now occupied by newly appointed Dan Riccio" Macworld UK 8:33 AM
  • "Early retirement isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Just ask Apple's Bob Mansfield." Fortune 9:13 AM
  • "Apple Shakes Up Management With Federighi and Riccio Promotions: Bob Mansfield remains, despite announcing retirement in June." International Business Times 8:39 AM
  • "Apple's Federighi, Riccio join company's executive team: Two of Apple's influential executives have been promoted and are joining the company's executive management team." Macworld UK 8:33 AM
  • "Apple management: Where are the female leaders at the iPhone company?"  Computerworld 9:08 AM
  • "Apple looks to new iPhone after $1bn patent victory over Samsung" Marketing Magazine 8:34 AM
  • "Samsung Case Puts Apple Closer to Google Fight" New York Times 9:53 AM
  • "Apple, Motorola strike licensing deal -- but only in Germany" CNET News 2:47 PM
  • "Macs at risk from 'super dangerous' Java zero-day: Expert confirms Metasploit attack code works on OS X" Computerworld 8:44 AM
  • "Java Zero-Day Attack Could Hit Enterprises Hard: In-the-wild exploit targets unpatched Java 7 vulnerability affecting Windows, OS X, and Linux. Security experts advise disabling Java in browsers." InformationWeek 10:00 AM
  • "Disable Java NOW, users told, as 0-day exploit hits web" The Register 7:27 PM
  • "Mountain Lion 10.8.1 does little to improve battery life: But 10.8.2 will add Facebook integration" Macworld UK 8:51 AM
  • "PC and non-Apple browser users shut out of Apple One to One training: Apple is insisting that users of its One to One service install Safari and use a Mac or an iPad to register." Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "Watchdogs Howl Over AT&T's FaceTime Policy" MacNewsWorld 9:03 AM
  • "Tapbots pulls Tweetbot for Mac alpha, blames Twitter's API changes" NDTV Gadgets 8:40 AM
  • "Troubleshooting power-up issues for Mac systems: If your Mac does not sound the boot chimes and load OS X when powered on, then there is likely a hardware fault at play." CNET Reviews 2:36 PM
  • "Newly-Discovered Java 7 Security Vulnerability Poses Risks to Macs" MacRumors 3:01 PM
  • "Here's one small improvement in Mountain Lion that makes a huge difference when sorting pictures (or any files)" MacInTouch 1:48 PM
  • "Using 10.8.1 on a new MacBook Pro, about 50% of the time, when I drag-and-drop an item (doc, picture, PDF, whatever) from inside a folder on the Desktop to the Desktop itself, it pops up into the upper left corner of the screen." MacInTouch 1:47 PM
  • "Mail sounds seem to be broken in Mountain Lion. Both for incoming and outgoing. Have the exact same experience with 12 machines." MacInTouch 1:48 PM
  • "This is no big deal, but sometimes there is no 'Whoosh' when I send Mail - until, that is, I next plug in an external speaker. Then it will play all the accumulated Whooshes. Never happened under Lion." MacInTouch 1:47 PM
  • "Is anyone else bothered that you no longer can individually control how many Applications, Documents, and Servers you can see in 'Recent Items?'" MacInTouch 1:49 PM
  • "I'm confirming back that the Apple Thunderbolt-to-Firewire adapter works well with a TC Electronic Impact Firewire 400 audio interface." MacInTouch 1:45 PM
  • "Several times in the past few months I have rented a movie with my Apple TV 2. I get a message saying the movie is ready to play. Then I get an error saying my Apple TV is not authorized to play the movie I just rented." MacInTouch 1:46 PM
  • "Use Your Mac And A Free Ringtone Maker To Create Free Ringtones For Your Phone" McSolo 7:57 AM
  • "TextWrangler 4.0 Review" Mac|Life 2:07 PM
  • "Yet Another Way To Bring Unlimited Music To Your Mac (and spend money by the month)" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "An Idea Whose Time Has Come: A Full Screen iTunes Front End With Lyrics" TeraTalks 7:56 AM
  • "The Problem And The Solution For Capturing Web Page Images On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:56 AM
  • "2 Easy Ways To Remove Apps From Your Mac (and all their leftover files)" BohemianBoomer 4:28 PM
  • "How To Use A Cheap Mac App That Lets You Type Faster Than You Can Really Type" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "Samsung Is Copying Apple's Dock In Their Win 8 Machines Too: Will They Ever Learn?" Gizmodo 2:08 PM
  • "OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard at 3: The Best Classic Version of OS X?" Low End Mac 1:32 PM
  • "Mac Security: New Java Driveby Appears, Protect Yourself" Tapscape 9:25 AM
  • "A rare Apple failure but why did Ping go pop?" TechRepublic 8:54 AM
  • "It's A Cold Day In Twitter World" AppleBitch 8:09 AM
  • "The Life Of A Mac User When Siri Comes To OS X (your Mac as friend, confidant, overlord)" Mac 360 7:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "New Solution for ConceptDraw MINDMAP Adds Compatibility with MS Word" prMac 11:09 AM
  • "MacHighway Moves to Number 1 Mac-Centric Web Host" prMac 11:07 AM
  • "Adobe Updates Illustrator, Creative Cloud With Exclusive New Features" eWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Adobe Updates Creative Cloud With Exclusive Illustrator Features" Mac|Life 8:26 AM
  • "Zygoat announces First Assistant post-production tool for Mac" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Farming in the shadows of the Pyramides" prMac 8:03 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Stores reportedly still face budget cuts, unhappy workers" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "Parts of Apple's Genius training manual leaked" CNET News 2:46 PM
  • "Second Apple Store in Hong Kong confirmed for Festival Walk mall" The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "IPhone struggles to gain ground in China" CNNMoney 2:40 PM
  • "Apple still hanging onto its mobile ads lead says Velti" GoMo News 8:34 AM
  • "T-Mobile reportedly tells employees to sell against the iPhone in alleged internal memo" UberGizmo 8:59 AM
  • "T-Mobile will sell against the iPhone" PC Retail 8:39 AM
  • "T-Mobile Works iPhone 5 Angles: T-Mobile is preparing its retail staff for the iPhone 5's arrival--even though it won't be selling the device. For example, it can woo unlocked iPhone owners." InformationWeek 12:14 PM
  • "Sprint's Virgin Mobile begins iPhone ads within Apple's limits" Dow Jones Newswires 8:40 AM
  • "Sales of Apple iPhone suffer massive slump in China in Q2" ITProPortal 8:49 AM
  • "Hon Hai raises salary, cuts probation for workers: Apple's top supplier responds to pressure to improve working conditions." Dow Jones Newswires 8:42 AM
  • "Foxconn, Sharp Need To Tackle High Tax, Labor, Gou Says" Bloomberg 11:27 AM
  • "China's ZTE not worried about Apple, patent litigation" Reuters 8:53 AM
  • "Courtroom Sketches of Apple, Samsung Trial Seen As Tech Collectibles" Forbes 12:18 PM
  • "iPhone trade-ins 'shoot through the roof' as consumers lust for larger iPhone 5: Volume up 2,500% over last year's pre-iPhone 4S announcement activity" Computerworld 8:25 AM
  • "Controlling Your Home With The Touch Of An iPad" [Video Report] Forbes 9:08 PM
  • "State gets tech award for iPads at driver centers: The use of iPads to improve wait times at Tennessee driver service centers has brought the state a technology award." NewsOK 8:26 AM
  • "When using Apple Store's EasyPay isn't so easy: New Jersey teenager accused of trying to walk out of the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue without paying for a pair of headphones." Macworld UK 8:43 AM
  • "Ten most expensive Apple items ever sold: in pictures" [Slideshow] Telegraph 8:53 AM
  • "£50,000 Apple-1 PC headed for auction at Christie's" ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "Iconic Apple could fetch 80 grand" MicroScope 8:44 AM
  • "Mark Cuban-Backed Apptopia Auctions Off $1 Million iPhone App" Forbes 2:10 PM
  • "IPad management, security crucial in hospital tablet roll out: UC Irvine Medical Center ER doctors, medical students get crash course in iPad apps, management" Network World 3:59 PM
  • "Police fire on suspected iPhone thief, lock down school during chase: Thieves failed to disable iCloud's 'Track My Phone' feature" Network World 2:09 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google girds for battle in wake of Apple's legal victory: The 17,000 patents that Google picked up in its $12.5-billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility may not be much help in defending challenges to its Android mobile operating system, experts say." Los Angeles Times 9:04 AM
  • "Apple's $1 Billion Patent Win Over Samsung Rattles Google's Cage" Time 9:05 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung: Google Says It Will Fight For 'Innovation' After Damages Decision" Huffington Post UK 8:29 AM
  • "Google Wants To Add One Of Apple's Newest iPhone Features To Google Wallet" Business Insider 9:11 AM
  • "Samsung Vows to Fight Ban" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "Samsung top executive describes Apple verdict as 'absolutely the worst scenario for us'" ITProPortal 8:29 AM
  • "Samsung to take all measures to keep in US market" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "Samsung launches emotional plea to 'shun Apple products' after losing patent battle" Yahoo! News 8:32 AM
  • "OnLive's founder leaves cloud video games service" BBC 11:24 AM
  • "Apple, Qualcomm Spurned In Bids For Exclusive TSMC Chip Supply" Bloomberg 9:11 PM
  • "Apple 'AirPlay Direct' planned for September launch: Hifi manufacturers are preparing for Apple to launch 'AirPlay Direct' technology that allows wireless music playback without the need for a WiFi network." Telegraph 2:17 PM
  • "Apple to Introduce 'AirPlay Direct' with New iPhone, Report" The Mac Observer 7:14 PM
  • "Apple's AirPlay tech to work without Wi-Fi, report says" CNET News 8:59 PM
  • "Apple producing 1-2 million 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro laptops: Launch expected in October" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "New 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display release date, rumours, and leaked images" Macworld UK 2:39 PM
  • "Did T-Mobile Leak iPhone 5 Release Date?" PC Magazine 3:53 PM
  • "Gorgeous Infographic Gives Odds On All iPhone 5 Rumors From A Larger Screen To NFC" Forbes 8:19 AM
  • "Early estimate suggests iPad mini manufacturing cost is under $190" BGR 9:11 PM
  • "Apple's 'iPhone 5': What do we know for sure?" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:06 AM
  • "5 Things We Know About the New iPhone 5 (Maybe)" The Daily Beast 2:21 PM
  • "AnandTech: No NFC in iPhone 5" ZDNet 2:11 PM
  • "iPhone 5 a no-go for NFC with current technology" SlashGear 2:18 PM
  • "Apple's new iPhone unlikely to feature NFC technology - experts" NDTV Gadgets 2:19 PM
  • "AT&T denies vacation blackout rumors in September" UberGizmo 8:54 AM
  • "Apple iPad Mini: The ultimate rumor roundup" CNET News 2:52 PM
  • "iPad Mini release date, specs and rumours" PC Advisor 8:57 AM
  • "Apple awarded litany of vital iOS GUI patents, continuations: Apple on Tuesday was awarded a flotilla of patents pertinent to its iOS devices, especially the iPhone, with the inventions covering everything from intuitive scrolling to email clients." AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "Apple patent hints at situationally aware iPhone settings: Among the mountain of patents awarded to Apple on Tuesday, a property relating to wireless device 'enforcement policies' could signal the inclusion of dynamic, location-aware iPhone settings." AppleInsider 8:33 AM
  • "Apple patent reveals feature that will change your phone's settings based on your location" UberGizmo 8:59 AM
  • "Apple patent points to another step on the road to NFC: A patent awarded today to Apple details a method for confirming payment transactions on an electronic device, another feature needed for NFC." CNET News 9:12 AM
  • "Apple Wins Key iPhone Patent Relating to Editing & More" Patently Apple 8:05 AM
  • "iWallet: Apple Intros Virtual Equivalent of a Credit Card Swipe" Patently Apple 9:31 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Motion-Based Payment Confirmation" MacNews 11:09 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Smart Cover Design" MacNews 11:08 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Word Cracker For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Sudoku For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Cake Slayer For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "Pocket Informant - Back to School Sale" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "iPoe: Interactive Edgar Allan Poe Collection for iOS - 50% Price Drop" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Back to School Sale - Better Link Tester, skEdit and Nuggit 75% off" prMac 8:06 AM

  • "Apple iPhone 4S vs iPhone 5 comparison review" PC Advisor 2:47 PM
  • "iPad Stylus Review Roundup: The Best Pen for Your Tablet" LAPTOP Magazine 2:20 PM
  • "Review: Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo" PCWorld 8:25 AM
  • "CruxSKUNK Transforms iPad Into MacBook Air Surrogate Laptop" MacPrices 11:10 AM
  • "Tiny Print Server Lets You Print From an iPad" Wired 8:14 AM
  • "Review: Kensington Virtuoso Pro Pen stylus for tablets and smartphones" Tap For Mobile 7:59 AM
  • "Booq Folio for iPad review: Quality iPad case offers security and style in one lightweight design" Macworld UK 2:41 PM
  • "10 Charming iPhone Cases for Kids" Mashable 2:58 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands-on: stay dry with weather apps for iOS/There's a downpour of weather apps for iOS, and we took a look at four." Ars Technica 2:40 PM
  • "iPad Game Run For President Teaches Kids About the Election Process" Wired 2:10 PM
  • "Personal 'Urban Weather Station' For Your iPhone, iPad Or Android Device" Forbes 12:19 PM
  • "Cirago iAlertTag makes it easier to keep track of your iPhone" SlashGear 8:41 AM
  • "On this Day... - The stylish Event Calendar for iPhone review" iMore 8:20 AM
  • "How to replace the battery in an iPhone 4S" iMore 2:41 PM
  • "A Trick to Make Using an External Monitor with Your MacBook Way Better (Update: Improved Version!)" Gizmodo 1:58 PM
  • "I Just Discovered A Simple Trick That Amplifies The Music On Your iPhone" Business Insider 2:10 PM
  • "Speeding Up Your iOS Workflow" YMP Now 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Will Lead The Way In NFC; Why Rivals Must Act Now" Forbes 9:12 PM
  • "Leaked Genius Bar manual shows Apple's smooth seductions" The Register 9:12 PM
  • "The Day Election 2012 Became an Apple Ad" TheStreet 9:06 PM
  • "iPad mini: Apple's 80% Solution" Low End Mac 8:52 PM
  • "Will the Samsung-Apple US verdict have bearing on UK battle?" ZDNet 7:46 PM
  • "Winter Is Coming: The Great iPhone Cable Shortage Of 2012" TechCrunch 7:12 PM
  • "Leaked Training Manual Reveals Apple's True Goal: Sell Stuff" The Mac Observer 5:03 PM
  • "6 Phone Form Factors Apple's Samsung Win Could Reignite" PC Magazine 3:54 PM
  • "Why Apple Actually Lost to Samsung" PC Magazine 3:53 PM
  • "Let's Be Honest -- Apple's Patent Lawsuit Was Totally Lame" Business Insider 3:18 PM
  • "No NFC In The New iPhone 5; So What Is The Killer Feature?" AppleBitch 3:12 PM
  • "10 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Buying The iPhone 5" [Slideshow] Business Insider 3:05 PM
  • "Did Apple Just Help Samsung Sell A Ton Of Smartphones?" Benzinga Insights 3:04 PM
  • "Why Apple sued Samsung" Fortune 2:52 PM
  • "Apple Store may be shifting from customer experience to profit machine" Ars Technica 2:52 PM
  • "How Google and Apple's digital mapping is mapping us" The Guardian 2:52 PM
  • "The glaring hole in Apple's product plans" FoxNews 2:47 PM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: What's next in the patent dispute" TechHive 2:46 PM
  • "Ask Techland: iPad with a Keyboard or MacBook Air for an Adult Student?" Techland 2:46 PM
  • "Be careful with iOS 6 Wi-Fi Plus Cellular feature, it could mean unexpected overage fees" Gear Live 2:41 PM
  • "Get to Know the New Members of Apple's Executive Management Team" Mac|Life 2:40 PM
  • "Here's The Apple Genius Guide To Basic Human Body Language" Business Insider 2:40 PM
  • "An Inside Look at Apple's Genius Training Manual" MacRumors 2:40 PM
  • "Apple Geniuses Are Never Allowed To Say These Words" Business Insider 2:36 PM
  • "Apple judgment aftershocks: An unforeseen winner emerges" BGR 2:21 PM
  • "The phone maker that's killing Apple in China arrives in the US" GigaOM 2:19 PM
  • "Will Apple's Putative Desired Ban On Some Samsung Products Make Any Difference?" Forbes 2:18 PM
  • "Siri stumped? Call Watson" ZDNet 2:18 PM
  • "Smartphone Wars: Steve Jobs Crusade Against Android Gathering Steam?" Huffington Post UK 2:09 PM
  • "Apple strikes licensing deal with Motorola in Germany, heralds more peaceful times?" Engadget 2:09 PM
  • "Tim Cook Is Reportedly To Blame For Apple Emphasizing Profits At Its Retail Stores" Business Insider 2:08 PM
  • "John Martellaro's Blog: Why the MacBook Pro (Retina) Doesn't Have a Security Slot" The Mac Observer 2:00 PM
  • "Why the Apple-Samsung verdict is GOOD for YOU, your KIDS and TECH" The Register 1:58 PM
  • "Can Apple TV Replace Your Cable or Satellite Service?" Low End Mac 1:32 PM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Cheers for the Apple vs. Samsung Verdict" The Mac Observer 1:12 PM
  • "Will the Apple Patent Ruling Hurt Small Business?" [Video Report] FOXBusiness 12:11 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung case is 'far from over'" CNNMoney 11:47 AM
  • "Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over: Samsung lost an important legal round to Apple. But looking ahead, Google has Android patent weapons of its own." InformationWeek 9:59 AM
  • "NPD: Apple Customers Love The Genius Bar, Mostly Because Service Is Free" TechCrunch 9:12 AM
  • "Apple, A Monopoly? It Could Happen." Forbes 9:11 AM
  • "Other Technologies Will Battle Apple's AirPlay" MacNews 9:07 AM
  • "Analysis: The Apple-Samsung verdict in quotes" Computing 9:07 AM
  • "5 ways Apple could lose out from its victory over Samsung" Macworld UK 9:04 AM
  • "Apple Could Kill Off Visa" TheStreet 9:03 AM
  • "Is your brand as valuable as Apple's?" Deseret News 9:01 AM
  • "In the Wake of Apple V. Samsung: Is Patent Litigation On The Rise?" CRN 8:53 AM
  • "4 Ways The Apple-Samsung Verdict Affects You" CNN 8:52 AM
  • "Beneath Apple's Pyrrhic Patent Victory" TheStreet 8:52 AM
  • "Will Apple's Latest Move Against Samsung Seriously Trash Its Reputation?" Forbes 8:50 AM
  • "An iPad Mini By Any Other Name" redOrbit 8:50 AM
  • "The 'iPad Mini': A new hook for iTunes/Apple's anchor app will gain another foothold when 7.85-inch tablet debuts in October, taking on Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire for entertainment use" InfoWorld 8:41 AM
  • "Apple: A licence to bully?"  TelecomTV 8:34 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Opinion on Consumer Impact, Innovation Divided" PCWorld 8:33 AM
  • "iTunes Festival app appearing on Apple TV's ahead of September 1 start" iMore 8:28 AM
  • "Samsung can appeal against Apple, but the damage is already done" ITProPortal 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung: Will It Awaken The Mobile Industry's Sleeping Giant" Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
  • "How carriers get away with 'locking' the iPhone" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's 'miracle of a device' ruling/Commentary: Court decision was inspiring victory of common sense"  MarketWatch 8:20 AM
  • "Apple vs Samsung verdict means trouble for Android: Analysts" NDTV Gadgets 8:20 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung case is one for the consumer to relish" BDlive 8:14 AM
  • "Should Google Be Running Scared From Apple?"  Wired 8:12 AM
  • "Apple's ban on Samsung Android products marks the end of geek dominance" Beatweek Magazine 8:03 AM
  • "The High Price Of Stealing From Apple And What Could Happen To Smart Phones When Google Loses A Lawsuit To Apple" PixoBebo 7:57 AM
  • "The Jury Has Spoken: Think Different/Samsung's loss is Microsoft's opportunity." [Paid Membership Required] 9:13 PM
  • "New Social Network Aspires Beyond Chat and Ads" TidBITS 4:50 PM
  • "Making sense of Samsung's infringed devices" CNET 2:41 PM
  • "In the Wake of Apple V. Samsung: Is Patent Litigation On The Rise?" CRN 11:47 AM
  • "Why Ouya's success could give Android the edge against iOS" Know Your Mobile 8:58 AM
  • "Pity Google? Patent case loss to Apple could spell relief in antitrust probe, analyst says" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:13 AM
  • "Samsung's Still Got Some Fight in It" Gizmodo 9:06 AM
  • "Will Samsung Group be able to recover from Apple's $1 bn punch?" Business Today 8:21 AM
  • "NASA taps Apple to build next Mars lander" Scoopertino 11:30 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "It May Be Called the 'Desktop Chair,' but This iPad Stand Would Look Great in a Kitchen" Gizmodo 9:12 PM
  • "AirWatch Integrates MDM With Apple Configurator" BYTE 2:47 PM
  • "Hold Michigan's craft beer industry in your hand with iPhone game from Grand Rapids web firm" Michigan Live 2:39 PM
  • "Kickstarter: The Clipy Is A Backpack For The iPod Nano" TechCrunch 2:10 PM
  • "T-Mobile introduces microSIM kits For iPhone 4/4S" UberGizmo 1:58 PM
  • "New App Postcard Lets Users Send Real Postcards with Custom Photos" prMac 11:10 AM
  • "GoTranslate 2.2 Adds Voice to Your Translations, in a Natural Way" prMac 11:08 AM
  • "Doodle axes its easy scheduling app for Android in favor of iOS and mobile Web app" The Next Web 9:12 AM
  • "iTunes Festival will bring 30 nights of free live music to London (and beyond)" SiliconRepublic 9:05 AM
  • "New iPhone App for FreshBooks Puts Cloud Accounting in the Hands of Small Businesses" Financial Post 9:04 AM
  • "FreshBooks Launches IPhone App" PCWorld 9:03 AM
  • "Cloud Accounting Startup FreshBooks Launches An iPhone App, So Users Can Do Invoicing On The Go" TechCrunch 9:03 AM
  • "Well, a todo app for iPhone with a hint of social elements" GadgeTell 8:58 AM
  • "Denon releases Network DRA-N5 & RCD-N8 CD players with iPhone & iPod dock" Akihabara News 8:58 AM
  • "Leese Design custom embroidered iPhone casings are pretty unique" UberGizmo 8:54 AM
  • "Urban Weather Station links iOS indoor, outdoor conditions" Insanely Great Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Habitech puts iPad3 in control: Mounting and security systems which allow iPad 3s to be used in professional AV control, signage and interactive installations are being brought to the UK market by distributor, HabitechPro." AV Magazine 8:27 AM
  • "NoteMaster 4.5 for iOS Adds Dropbox Syncing to Notes" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Let's Go Shopping Pro by ipHammerhead" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "GameCell Studio announces Rollie for iOS - New Game coming August 30th" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Decisions, decisions and more decisions - Apofasi is here" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Innovative Learning Guide for Chocolate Chip Cookie Factory: Place Value" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "LightArrow dramatically redesigns its personal productivity app" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Magic Forest Puzzle App is Now Available for iOS" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Zip Through Ideal Gas Law Calculations Graphically" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Biggy Orbs 1.0 for iOS: Strategize Placement of Falling Spheres with R/C" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Get Back when you need to with Cubinea's Loc.Book" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Gadget Girls Hot for Apple Review iPhone and iPad Apps at iLeak" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "Food Porn At Your Fingertips" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "iDecorate Free for iOS: Create Original Art Arranging Stamps Backgrounds" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "Word Cracker by eoz games - Free on Tuesday, August 28th" prMac 8:01 AM
  • "San Francisco iOS App Localization Service Says No to the Factory Model" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "CycleMap 1.2.0 - An App That Simplifies Cycling" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "LeVar Burton talks Reading Rainbow iPad app, future of tablet learning" Tap For Mobile 7:59 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM Bets $1 Billion On New Mainframe In Shrinking Market" Bloomberg 11:28 AM
  • "IBM to roll out new mainframes despite shrinking market" Reuters 9:45 AM
  • "IBM unveils faster, smaller mainframe" BBC 11:25 AM
  • "I.B.M. Mainframe Evolves to Serve the Digital World" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "IBM Launches New Mainframe For Big Data Analytics: IBM's zEnterprise EC12 offers direct links to the company's Netezza analytics appliance, which can support scenarios like real-time fraud detection." InformationWeek 10:01 AM
  • "IBM goes big on new mainframe with fastest chip, flash memory: zEnterprise EC12 aims to deliver on analytics, hybrid cloud demands with fastest commercially available processor, Flash Express" Computerworld 11:49 AM
  • "IBM Launches New zEnterprise EC12 Secure Cloud-focused Mainframe System" eWeek 12:07 PM
  • "IBM Creating Pocket-Sized Watson in $16 Billion Sales Push" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "IBM Watson's Plethora of Potential Applications" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:52 PM
  • "Lenovo may buy Founders' stake in HCL Info: report" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "HCL Infosystems says unaware of stake sale plan" Reuters 9:48 AM
  • "Windows 8 migrations manageable, argues support firm: 'Disruptive the second you turn it on,' but the move can be smoothed" Computerworld 11:49 AM
  • "Microsoft looks to simplify adding Azure cloud support to Windows 8 apps" ZDNet 7:46 PM
  • "Office 2013: Everything IT needs to know/Microsoft takes leap into the cloud with Office 2013/Office 365" Network World 12:15 PM
  • "Microsoft's Mobile Moment: Will Consumers Buy In?" [Paid Membership Required] 7:41 PM
  • "Microsoft May Dump Surface Onto Tablet Market" Seeking Alpha 9:51 AM
  • "Microsoft experiments with free-to-play on Xbox Live" TG Daily 7:21 PM
  • "Dell Looks Big and Blue, but It Still Ain't Quite Big Blue" The Motley Fool 4:49 PM
  • "The V3 Hot Seat: HP UK general manager Ian Brook" V3 7:39 PM
  • "VMworld: HP extends Converged Cloud portfolio for virtualised datacentres" V3 7:39 PM
  • "HP expands Converged Cloud portfolio to work with VMware's new vCloud Suite 5.1" ZDNet 7:45 PM
  • "Intel quad-core 'ValleyView' system-on-a-chip coming" CNET News 9:57 AM
  • "7mm slim-type ODDs infeasible in cost, say Taiwan makers: Intel, in order to promote ultrabooks, has proposed new specifications for components to fit thickness of such slim notebook models, including reduction in thickness of slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) from 9.5mm currently to 7mm, according to Taiwan-based ODD makers." DigiTimes 12:03 PM
  • "'Intel made more virty cash than VMware'" The Register 7:27 PM
  • "AMD's Jaguar packs four cores in one for mobile" EE Times 12:04 PM
  • "AMD's Next Gen Steamroller CPU Could Deliver Where Bulldozer Fell Short" HotHardware 4:27 PM
  • "AMD hires Intel's Gustafson for graphics business" MarketWatch 4:46 PM
  • "Oracle Real-Time Advance Taps Compressed Data: Oracle GoldenGate 11g R2 upgrade handles Oracle Database tables previously untouched by change data capture systems." InformationWeek 10:00 AM
  • "Cisco Joins the 'Digital Dividend Club'" TheStreet 9:50 AM
  • "Cisco Survey: Users Want Video Calling Interoperability" IDG News Service 3:57 PM
  • "US may ease up on in-flight use of electronics: The U.S. aviation agency is seeking comment on in-flight use of phones, tablets, laptops and other devices" IDG News Service 11:48 AM
  • "Tech may have found its next SXSW: It's not much of a surprise that it's in Portland -- or that music plays a central role." Fortune 12:11 PM
  • "Making Seaport District Silicon Valley east: DivcoWest, overseer of a stable of Silicon Valley power addresses, is buying up prime sites in Boston, Cambridge" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 11:28 AM
  • "Why Los Angeles Is Emerging As The Next Silicon Valley" Forbes 12:19 PM
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Apple News
  • "What Apple's victory means for mobile investors" Reuters 2:48 PM
  • "Wall Street analysts increasingly bullish as Apple hits fresh highs" Dow Jones Newswires 8:38 AM
  • "4 Apple Suppliers With Annualized 3-Year Expected Returns Above 15%" Seeking Alpha 8:19 AM
Industry News
  • "Blue-chip stocks down a second day; Nasdaq up" MarketWatch 4:43 PM
  • "Stocks Close Flat; H-P Ends at Multi-Year Low" CNBC 3:29 PM
  • "Stocks Zigzag Amid Mixed News" FOXBusiness 12:12 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall As Confidence Drops Before Fed Speech" Bloomberg 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed as Bernanke Wait Continues" TheStreet 4:44 PM
  • "Stocks: Slogging on a 'bumpy, muddy track'" CNNMoney 4:44 PM
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  • "Asia Markets Mixed, Awaiting the Fed" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
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  • "Europe Markets: European stocks fall on growth fears" MarketWatch 9:39 AM
  • "World stock markets stall as investors await key speech by Federal Reserve chief Bernanke" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:05 PM
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