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Friday Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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  • "HTC not keen to settle with Apple despite Samsung loss" Tech2 7:26 AM
  • "HTC 'has no intention to settle with Apple' over patent case: HTC not put off by Samsung's $1bn damages in jury verdict" Macworld UK 7:51 AM
  • "HTC has 'no intention' to settle with Apple, say reports" CNET News 7:30 AM
  • "Interview: China's ZTE Treads Carefully on Smartphone Patents" [Paid Membership Required] 8:13 AM
  • "Oz Apple-Samsung judge threatens to hear case on Xmas day" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "Patent overreaction follows Apple-Samsung verdict" MarketWatch 7:30 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung court verdict under cloud as jury foreman found to have own smartphone patents"  Yahoo! News 7:35 AM
  • "Apple's Verdict Will Likely Survive Appeal"  Seeking Alpha 7:49 AM
  • "As Apple, Google Chase TV Market, Big Audiences Are Not Tuning In"  Bloomberg 8:13 AM
  • "Apple brings Geniuses online in four countries, lets us ask questions before we buy" Engadget 7:45 AM
  • "Apple Broadens Access to Advanced Online Store Chat Services for UK, Germany, Spain" MacRumors 9:19 AM
  • "How Craig Federighi & Dan Riccio were selected to leadership roles at Apple" AppleInsider 1:16 PM
  • "Apple salespeople go online in four countries outside the U.S.: The service will allow customers to get answers to questions related to buying a new iPad or iPhone." CNET News 9:19 AM
  • "Apple: A Step Closer Toward an Integrated Mobile Payment Market" MacDirectory 2:10 PM
  • "'FIRST ever' Linux, Mac OS X-only password sniffing virus spotted" The Register 9:17 AM
  • "Trojan steals passwords from Mac and Linux" iTWire 9:25 PM
  • "Apple continues testing Facebook integration with second beta of OS X 10.8.2" AppleInsider 7:41 PM
  • "Troubleshooting sleep in OS X: Several settings and system features govern the sleep mode in OS X and can prevent normal system sleep if either in use or used incorrectly." CNET Reviews 7:40 PM
  • "I had similar problems, including iCloud Mail, until I changed my Apple ID password to the new standard. My old password was less than 8 characters and did not have a capital letter. Once I changed it, I no longer experienced any problems." MacInTouch 8:05 AM
  • "Often when pausing and restarting an iTunes rental, I will get an 'error occurred loading this content' message." MacInTouch 8:05 AM
  • "I have brand new MacBook Air with the latest (just updated) Mountain Lion and purchased a WD My Passport drive with USB 3.0 for Time Machine back up. It worked fine for the initial backup directly connected to a USB port on the Air. Since I wanted to have a setup with a few more devices on my desktop, I connected the Passport through a Belkin hub and then the troubles began." MacInTouch 8:08 AM
  • "George Wedding asks about AT&T and Verizon experiences." MacInTouch 8:06 AM
  • "MacMost Now 754: Moving and Renaming Files in Mountain Lion" MacMost 7:53 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Security & Privacy" eXtensions 10:41 AM
  • "How to Find Documents & Applications on Your Mac Using Terminal" The Mac Observer 12:28 PM
  • "TextExpander 4 Fills in Fill-ins" TidBITS 5:06 PM
  • "Contacts: Changing the Country Format for Each Card" The Mac Observer 7:45 AM
  • "2 Free One Trick Pony Apps You'll Love To Use On Your Mac (because one trick is never enough)" McSolo 7:13 AM
  • "The Most Expensive Way Ever To Snap Screenshots On A Mac Has Some Hidden, Valuable Features" TeraTalks 7:13 AM
  • "Finally, A Better Way To Manage Your Documents Using iCloud And The Little Mac App That Can, And Does" Mac 360 7:13 AM
  • "The Perfect Audio Tool For Baby Boomers With Hearing Loss: Hear Makes Your Mac Sound Better Than It Sounds" BohemianBoomer 7:12 AM
  • "An Easier Way To Clone Your Mac's Hard Disk Drive Into A Bootable External Disk" NoodleMac 7:12 AM
  • "Dump Google, Bing, And Yahoo! Try A New Way To Search For Information On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:12 AM
  • "Reader Discussion: Dealing with OS X Dock Problems" The Mac Observer 9:12 AM
  • "Firefox Turns 15: The Crazy Race To Win The Browser Wars (Mac users rejoice in choice)" Mac 360 7:14 AM
Press Releases
  • "SQLabs Announces cubeSQL - High Performance Database Management" prMac 10:36 AM
  • "SmashMuck Champions Launches Open Beta at PAX Prime" prMac 9:31 AM
  • "Softpress Launches Freeway 5.6.5 with Full Mountain Lion Compatibility" prMac 9:08 AM
  • "It's That Time Again: Firefox 15 Now Ready for Download" Mac|Life 8:13 AM
  • "Thunderbird 15 arrives with multi-channel chat, do not track, more" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
  • "Virtualized web app test adds iOS and Mac to the mix" ZDNet 7:25 AM
  • "AWACS Tactical Simulator for iPad and Mac - The eye in the sky" prMac 7:20 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Report traces Apple Store turmoil all the way to Tim Cook" Fortune 7:44 AM
  • "New Apple Online Store Features Bring a Specialist to You" The Mac Observer 10:42 AM
  • "Apple Launches Online Genius Chats In European Web Stores" AppleBitch 12:34 PM
  • "Apple will now give you up to $345 for your old iPhone 4S" The Next Web 7:37 AM
  • "Another Sign Of A New iPhone? Apple Will Pay You To Recycle Your 4S" TechCrunch 7:39 AM
  • "Apple & PowerON offer up to $345 for recycling an iPhone 4S" AppleInsider 1:12 PM
  • "Apple improves UK online shopping experience with live chat and guided tours" iMore 7:43 AM
  • "Online Apple Geniuses now available in the UK" Tech Digest 7:44 AM
  • "Apple partner Square gets teeth into audio-visual market" MicroScope 9:50 AM
  • "Apple I to be auctioned Oct. 9, may go for $127,000" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Delta deploying 4500 Apple iPads at US airport restaurants" AppleInsider 3:27 PM
  • "Sri Lankan Airlines introduces ipads in cockpits, to go paperless" The Times of India 7:43 AM
  • "Twelve-Year-Old Programmers Help Fuel IPhone Game Frenzy" Bloomberg 7:44 AM
  • "Check out this high-tech bed -- it has a TV, speakers... and an app" CNET News 3:16 PM
  • "Court told iPad search legitimate reason to go to house" Melbourne Age 7:45 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "InterDigital CEO Says Apple-Samsung Case Providing Boost" Bloomberg 4:25 PM
  • "A shift in Samsung smartphone sales after Apple patent verdict: Android users seem to be dumping their Galaxy S IIs and snapping up Galaxy S IIIs" Fortune 8:15 AM
  • "Owners reportedly dumping Samsung phones following Apple's win in court" BGR 9:21 AM
  • "After Apple bruising, Samsung bounces back with new note phablet" Independent 7:31 AM
  • "Mysterious HTC tablet leaked complete with iMac style design" Pocket-lint 7:30 AM
  • "Crazy-looking 10-inch HTC Flyer leaks: The iMac of tablets?" Electricpig 7:37 AM
  • "Apple ruling opens door for Motorola: Apple's resounding $1 billion jury verdict against Samsung over patent infringement last week could push Motorola Mobility and its owner, Google, to speed up their alliance and develop innovative products that steer clear of Apple's patents, experts said Tuesday." Chicago Sun-Times 9:58 AM
  • "Patent case casting long shadow over IFA fair" Bloomberg 10:27 AM
  • "Handheld Android Gaming Device to Take on Apple, Sony & Nintendo" Benzinga Insights 1:12 PM
  • "Beats is building its own smartphone, TV and iTunes-killer to compete directly with Apple" BGR 1:15 PM
  • "TomTom ends Apple lock-in with new Android apps" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 9:18 AM
  • "Now Your Phone Can Wait in Line for You" Wired 10:56 AM
  • "Kobo to Replace Google E-Books for Independent Booksellers" [Paid Membership Required] 10:54 AM
  • "Droid Incredible 2 update remains in limbo" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Sony Takes On The MS Surface, Introduces The Full-Featured VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 Slide-out Tablet" TechCrunch 10:47 AM
  • "Sony Pumps Up Mobile Lineup At IFA With New Xperia T, V, And J Smartphones" TechCrunch 10:47 AM
  • "Sony to Launch 4K TV That Improves on High-definition" IDG News Service 10:33 AM
  • "Supercomputers help New Orleans prepare for Hurricane Isaac" Computerworld 10:22 AM
  • "Buzz grows around graph databases" InfoWorld 10:21 AM
  • "Renesas president won't quit, lays out priorities" EE Times 10:12 AM
  • "Cricket to offer Muve exclusively on Android plans" Associated Press 10:04 AM
  • "Zynga's creative chief exits" Reuters 10:40 AM
  • "Zynga Chief Creative Officer Verdu Leaves To Start A Company" Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "VMware Shows More Of BYOD, Virtual Desktop Tools" InformationWeek 9:43 AM
  • "Job Openings at Amazon Web Services Reveal Its Future" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Nokia teases September 5 event, says 'things are about to change'" CNET News 9:41 AM
  • "Motorola set to unveil Intel smartphones with Edge invite" V3 10:54 AM
  • "Motorola's Intel phone set for September launch: Google's Motorola unit has confirmed plans to release its first smartphone powered by an Intel chip." BBC 10:01 AM
  • "Grooveshark is Back on Android After 16 Month Hiatus" IDG News Service 10:34 AM
  • "Google Enters The Social Enterprise With Public Debut Of Google+ For Businesses, Free Through 2013" TechCrunch 10:47 AM
  • "Tonight on the greatest iPhone and iPad podcast in the world..." iMore 2:24 PM
  • "NFC, iPad 'Air' and a review of Parallels Desktop for Mac" Your Mac Life 1:04 PM
  • "Ted Landau Discusses Apple, Samsung Verdict on MacNotables" The Mac Observer 12:28 PM
  • "AAPL: iPhone 5 Component Supply Improved, Says Pac Crest" Barron's 1:15 PM
  • "Will the iPhone 5 Be a North American Roamer?" Light Reading 2:27 PM
  • "Apple-Samsung case far from over, but won't delay next iPhone, analysts say" PC Advisor 1:13 PM
  • "Apple, Qualcomm Bids Spurned For Exclusive TSMC Supplies" Bloomberg 10:03 AM
  • "Apple bid for exclusive TSMC chip supply access denied, report says" AppleInsider 7:25 AM
  • "Report: TSMC rebuffs Apple, Qualcomm" EE Times 7:40 AM
  • "Apple, Qualcomm Tried Unsuccessfully to Invest in Taiwanese Chip Supplier TSMC" Mac|Life 9:18 AM
  • "iPhone 5: No room for NFC? Well, maybe there is..." NFC World 7:50 AM
  • "Scosche accessories for the next-gen iPhone leaked, shows off 9-pin dock connector" UberGizmo 7:52 AM
  • "iPad mini costs just £120 to manufacture: May cost just $190 (£120) to manufacturer, but expect Apple to make a large mark-up on that when the device goes on sale in October" Macworld UK 8:13 AM
  • "New Microsoft Research Project Relates to Next-Gen 3D Gaming" Patent Bolt 12:26 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Air Monkeys For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "Faceless Gangsters For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "Gravitarium2 For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:09 AM
  • "Mac software deals: Get Toast Pro, Titanium and save up to $30'" FairerPlatform 8:09 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:19 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:19 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -$850 to $1,699 -Best Prices, Reviews, AndInformation" MacReviewZone 7:14 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -6 And 4 Core Models... Up To $129 Off New Models -Best Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:14 AM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices From $440 To $1,359" MacReviewZone 7:14 AM

  • "Apple MacBook Air 11in (mid-2012) review" ITProPortal 9:16 AM
  • "TiVo Stream sends TV to iPhone and iPad: Hands-on" TechHive 1:13 PM
  • "Two Popular But Very Different Keyboards: Das Keyboard Model S Professional for Mac vs. Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard For Mac – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 12:27 PM
  • "IPEVO's Typi Folio Case & Keyboard for iPad is First-rate" The Mac Observer 5:05 PM
  • "Scosche's boomSTREAM BT Speaker: Features & Compromises" The Mac Observer 5:03 PM
  • "Review: Macally Ldock Foldable Sync & Charging Dock for iPhone" Beatweek Magazine 4:05 PM
  • "Looking for the perfect iPhone case: Gibbs looks at what makes a good iPhone case and checks out a few" Network World 4:26 PM
  • "Cooler Master Elegance Collection Cormo and Afrino cases for iPad review" iMore 7:24 AM
  • "Apple Smart Case For The IPad" MacNews 9:10 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Best Cooking Apps: How to become a mobile masterchef" T3 7:40 PM
  • "App Of The Day: Horn review (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)" Pocket-lint 1:14 PM
  • "Netatmo Urban Weather Station tells iOS users when it's safe to brave the great outdoors (video)" Engadget 11:02 AM
  • "The Week in iOS Accessories: Style edition" Macworld 11:02 AM
  • "Video: Back to School with CourseNotes apps" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:19 AM
  • "How to Share an iMovie Project to YouTube and Vimeo" Mac|Life 1:12 PM
  • "iPhone photography: The ultimate guide" iMore 10:28 AM
  • "Is Chrome for iOS deleting your saved passwords? Here's what's up" The Next Web 10:26 AM
  • "How do I set my iPod or iPhone to the mono audio setting?" Computeract!ve 9:51 AM
  • "Why Apple has shot itself in the foot" ITProPortal 7:41 PM
  • "Apple vs Samsung: Keeping patent for 20 years, patentee pay renewal fees of $880 after 3.5 years" The Economic Times 7:41 PM
  • "Chart Of The Day: iPhone Owners Want A Bigger Screen For The Next iPhone" Business Insider 4:27 PM
  • "Is Your Brand Legally Cool Enough?" Forbes 4:26 PM
  • "The State Of Linux — How Even Apple Is Going Open Source" TechCrunch 4:26 PM
  • "iPhone rising: amid Samsung ban, 50% increase in Android phones being dumped" Beatweek Magazine 3:41 PM
  • "30 years before Samsung: When Apple sued Microsoft" ZDNet 3:27 PM
  • "Can Apple keep setting new iPhone sales records?" iMore 2:27 PM
  • "Hackers find hidden Easter egg photos in Mac SE ROM" TechHive 2:27 PM
  • "Apple might give Samsung the shove it needs" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:26 PM
  • "Misunderstanding of Prior Art May Have Led to Apple-Samsung Verdict" Slashdot 2:25 PM
  • "Apple verdict: Set to stifle or spur innovation?" CNN 1:16 PM
  • "Apple product prices to increase with Chinese wages?" RT 1:14 PM
  • "Apple's Huge Opportunity In Paid Mobile App Search" Business Insider 1:14 PM
  • "Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone's building open-source software" ZDNet 1:12 PM
  • "Ted Landau Dives Into The Library Folder and Likes The Samsung Verdict" MacNotables 12:28 PM
  • "Open thread: What has Tim Cook done following Steve Jobs' death that inspires your confidence in Apple Inc.?" MacDailyNews 12:27 PM
  • "Samsung Ruling Could Alter Technology Power Balance" View From Above 11:23 AM
  • "Apple to Make Google's Life Tough and Microsoft's Life Easy" The Motley Fool 11:21 AM
  • "James Bond chooses Sony Xperia T over iPhone 5" Network World 11:21 AM
  • "The Psychology of Perky: Apple Brings Its In-Store Geniuses Online" The Atlantic 11:21 AM
  • "Apple Store shifts focus to dollars, not customers" TG Daily 10:50 AM
  • "Will Yahoo Or Facebook Be In An Apple Content Keiretsu?" Seeking Alpha 10:45 AM
  • "Apple's Patent Win Could Start A Fundamental Shift In Industry Innovation" Seeking Alpha 10:45 AM
  • "Did Steve Jobs Get That List Scrolling Bounce Back Patent From Atari?" Forbes 10:28 AM
  • "The Incredible Shrinking iPad" Mac|Life 9:50 AM
  • "Viral Video: Could Apple's Patent Suits Take Down 'Star Trek' Enterprise?" AllThingsD 9:29 AM
  • "Why businesses shouldn't trust Apple's cloud services"  TechRepublic 9:20 AM
  • "Is that guy a shoplifter, or someone using EasyPay at the Apple Store?" Houston Chronicle 9:20 AM
  • "Surprise! Apple-Samsung Fight Is Not Over" TheStreet 9:18 AM
  • "The New iPad Mini: Built to Compete" Forbes 9:17 AM
  • "The most annoying things iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 won't fix" BGR 9:17 AM
  • "Do IPads Beat TVs For Watching TV Shows?" MacNews 9:10 AM
  • "If only Samsung paid Apple their $1bn fine through 30 trucks of 5 cent coins" Neowin 7:52 AM
  • "Apple: You'd want hi-fi streamage from us, not poor-people Wi-Fi audio/Admit it, you want everything to be shiny and swanky" The Register 7:49 AM
  • "How Apple Killed the Linux Desktop" Slashdot 7:49 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: There Will Be More Blood" MacNewsWorld 7:48 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung: $1bn win for patent lawyers" AccountingWEB 7:48 AM
  • "8 Apps the Apple TV Needs to Win the Set-Top-Box War" Wired 7:44 AM
  • "Apple: I love to hate, and hate to love thee/Rebel, patent wrangler, aggressive litigator" The Register 7:37 AM
  • "Apple Set To Dominate As The Android Geeks Are Defeated" Forbes 7:35 AM
  • "Dear Apple: Why Are You So Afraid Of Google, Android, And Samsung Group?"  Forbes 7:31 AM
  • "Jury's haste takes shine off Apple's victory" Reuters 7:29 AM
  • "Skipping NFC in the iPhone 5 will cost Apple dearly" ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "Apple ruling will hurt - but not for long"  CNN 7:26 AM
  • "iPhone 5 details, AirPlay improvements, new accessories, more..." Computerworld 7:20 AM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:10 AM
  • ": What does the Samsung vs. Apple patent lawsuit mean to the Research In Motion?" CrackBerry 4:26 PM
  • "Will Samsung Bounce Back With New Galaxy Note Phablet?" CNBC 9:50 AM
  • "Samsung makes Windows 8 start-up easier with S Launcher... risks the wrath of Apple again" Pocket-lint 7:36 AM
  • "What Google Lost When Mayer Left" TheStreet 9:25 AM
  • "Google Chrome Will Keep Gaining On Weaker Competitors, Especially Internet Explorer" Seeking Alpha 9:39 AM
  • "How Google's Empire Is A House Of Cards (and why it's falling)" PixoBebo 7:13 AM
  • "Summarizer: First Take" ZDNet 10:59 AM
  • "10 fascinating facts about the Internet and the Web" ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "Lockdown Facebook Photo Albums: Hands-on with McAfee Social Protection App" PCWorld 10:34 AM
  • "No, tablets won't replace PCs anytime soon" InfoWorld 10:21 AM
  • "An Inside Look At How GameStop Refurbishes Used Video Games" Forbes 10:17 AM
  • "Best new ultrabooks: A wave of ultrabooks -- light, thin laptops that have more capabilities and fewer compromises than ever -- is hitting the market. Here's a look at some of the current crop" [Slideshow] PCWorld 10:08 AM
  • "Top 5 Password Managers" [Slideshow] BYTE 9:44 AM
  • "18 great IT tools for Android: These Android apps, from network sniffers to SNMP MIB browsers to SSH tools, will come in handy for network and IT pros" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:20 AM
  • "Ditching Postini, switching to Google Vault: Recycled paper company Caraustar hops into cloud-based email management" Network World 10:35 AM
  • "Apple Patents Destroy The Starship Enterprise [Video] ReadWriteWeb 2:25 PM
  • "Seinfeld aks Siri about Batman villain, comes out as pro naked iPhones in latest online special" The Next Web 1:13 PM
  • "Pranksters Destroy iMacs in Hilarious, Cruel Sociological Experiment" The Atlantic 10:27 AM
  • "Apple visits Samsung in the hospital." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "After 28.5M iOS Downloads, ESPN Launches A Faster, All-New ScoreCenter For iPad" TechCrunch 9:45 PM
  • "Lens attachment accessory Olloclip launches spiffy new white edition for iPhone 4 and 4S" The Next Web 7:42 PM
  • "VMware to Offer Virtual Work Phone for Installation on Apple Devices: VMware said Horizon Mobile, which puts a virtual work phone on an employee's personal phone, will support Apple iOS as well as Google Android." eWeek 3:27 PM
  • "Wajam Dodges iPhone Restrictions, Adds Social Search, Maps" InformationWeek 2:24 PM
  • ": The Pac-12 comes to the iPad just in time for football season" GigaOM 2:24 PM
  • "Bastion Coming to iPad" G4tv 1:14 PM
  • "Lilitab to offer iPad kiosk with NFC" NFC World 1:12 PM
  • "Jazzy 123 - Learn to count with Music - iTunes Store" prMac 12:27 PM
  • "Word Slots - A New Type of Word Game Plans to Reinvent Market" prMac 11:19 AM
  • "NQ Mobile Vault for iPhone Helps Keep Those 'Not For Public Consumption' Photos and Videos Safely Hidden" PRNewswire-Asia 11:01 AM
  • "AppEasy Beta Begins - Bringing App Development to Everyone" prMac 10:05 AM
  • "The Zombie Games - Annihilate Zombie Athletes In a Battle For Survival" prMac 10:04 AM
  • "Virgin Media TV Anywhere iOS app revealed, ideal companion to your TiVo" Pocket-lint 9:51 AM
  • "Beautiful and Comprehensive Stargazing on iOS with Star Walk 6.0" prMac 9:45 AM
  • "Ginger Run 1.0 for iOS - Racing has Never Been So Sweet" prMac 9:34 AM
  • "iPad App for New Parents to Help Stimulate Baby Development" prMac 9:31 AM
  • "New App Lets You Track Your Friends In The Future" prMac 9:21 AM
  • "iPad Buzzers Turn Your Tablet Into a Tiny Gameshow" Gizmodo 9:19 AM
  • "Turn Your iPhone into an Eyewear Studio with iGLASSES for iOS" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "Puzzle action too magnetic to resist with Zio Ball for iOS!" prMac 9:10 AM
  • "Digitize your high school or college experience w/ School Notes for iOS" prMac 8:21 AM
  • "JAM launches iPhone and iPad application for Spanish speakers" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "Woven Photo Viewing App Releases New Uploader for iPhoto" prMac 8:09 AM
  • "SnapNames Releases New Domain Name Marketplace Bidding App for iPhone® and iPod touch®" Financial Post 7:52 AM
  • "Virgin Media plans new iOS app for UK TV subscribers, with video-on-demand, TiVo control and more" The Next Web 7:49 AM
  • "Facebook Camera for iPhone adds notifications and other improvements" iMore 7:26 AM
  • "Attention Shooters: Say Goodbye to Paper Log Books" prMac 7:19 AM
  • "PDF PROvider is the most enhanced PDF converter, viewer, merger and manager in one pack. Create reports, research papers, material selections from different sources, offline reading packs, etc. It allows converting Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pages, Numbers, Keynote files, HTML pages, Photos, Maps and Contacts and merging all types of documents and ready PDFs into a single PDF file. It also enables you to annotate created PDF documents, so you can add text notes, images." Dar-Soft 7:18 AM
  • "Safeguard Back-to-School Gear - WaterField's Protective, Stylish Cases" prMac 7:16 AM
  • "Measuring and Dimensioning App CaMeasure! available for iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:16 AM
  • "My Book List 2.0 Free for iOS: Track To-Be-Read and Already-Read Books" prMac 7:16 AM
  • "Hand Carved Code Announces Priorities 3.0 and Priorities Online Web App" prMac 7:15 AM
  • "Food, Fonts and Fun in 140 Characters or Less" prMac 7:14 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Worldwide server sales head south as shipments put on ice: Unix, mainframe transitions stall Q2" The Register 10:52 AM
  • "IBM, HP see server revenue fall in Q2, Dell's revenue grows: IBM and Hewlett-Packard tied for the top position by revenue, according to IDC" IDG News Service 10:21 AM
  • "Server sales slow, but Dell shows growth; HP, IBM tied for No. 1" ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "Server Shipments Up, but Global Economy Drags Revenue Down" AllThingsD 1:32 PM
  • "Whitman says she can't leave H-P for Romney cabinet post" MarketWatch 1:33 PM
  • "What HP turnaround signs would look like" Fortune 7:37 PM
  • "HP Looking Good Despite Poor Third Quarter Performance" The Motley Fool 7:32 PM
  • "Hewlett-Packard: Value Trap Or Fallen Angel?" Seeking Alpha 9:36 AM
  • "Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 launch dates revealed" CNET News 4:31 PM
  • "IBM's new Kenya research lab: A stepping stone to African expansion" ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "Lenovo Expands ThinkServer Line for Small Businesses" eWeek 10:14 AM
  • "Java Zero Day Attack: Second Bug Found/Were security researchers irresponsible to detail the zero-day vulnerabilities without first working with Oracle to craft a patch?" InformationWeek 10:19 AM
  • "Oracle preparing response to Java hacking fears" Fairfax NZ News 10:41 AM
  • "Oracle internal document describes HCM software battle plans: The 'partner playbook,' posted on Oracle's website, lays out the go-to-market strategy" Techworld 10:49 AM
  • "Oracle leaks Fusion HCM, Taleo pitches and pricing" ZDNet 10:58 AM
  • "Intel Teases Tech for Using Laptop to Wirelessly Charge a Phone" AllThingsD 7:36 PM
  • "Motorola And Intel May (Officially) Reveal Medfield-Powered Smartphone On 9/18" TechCrunch 10:47 AM
  • "Intel tries to wangle China crypto-standards deal: TCM + TPM = TXT" The Register 10:52 AM
  • "AMD CTO spills 'Steamroller' core specs: Shows off impending Opteron SeaMicro microserver" The Register 10:52 AM
  • "AMD appoints ecosystem expert to its board" EE Times 10:12 AM
  • "AMD names eSilicon's Harding to board" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "OpenStand: Internet standards groups embrace open process/IEEE, IETF, W3C encourage industry groups to adopt their 'modern' processes over government-driven efforts" Network World 10:36 AM
  • "Faster, more dynamic internet edging closer?" ZDNet 10:59 AM
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Apple News
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  • "Warmerdam: Why I'm still overweight Samsung after Apple court win" Fundweb 7:43 AM
  • "Should Apple Be Considered A Defensive Stock?" Seeking Alpha 9:19 AM
  • "AT&T: Don't Fear New iPhone Debut, Says Wells" Barron's 10:26 AM
Industry News
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  • "Stocks stuck in a summer rut" CNNMoney 4:21 PM
  • "Stocks Seek Direction as Traders Mull Data" FOXBusiness 10:18 AM
  • "Stocks Eke Out Gains; Nasdaq Logs 4-Day Rally" CNBC 4:21 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise On GDP Data As Investors Await Bernanke" Bloomberg 2:16 PM
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  • "London stocks weighed by miners, banks: Glencore-Xstrata merger reportedly opposed by Norway" MarketWatch 9:30 AM
  • "European Stocks Fall for Second Day; L'Oreal, Bouygues Decline" Bloomberg 2:16 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks end choppy session with loss/L'Oréal shares drop after firm reports earnings" MarketWatch 2:16 PM
  • "Uncertainty over economy, action by central banks leaves investors cold; many stocks down: World markets edged lower Wednesday as investors worried that Spain is inching closer to needing a full-blown bailout and wondered whether the economic news was bad enough to push central banks to act." Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:32 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:30 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:32 PM
  • "This Tech Stock Has A New Buy Rating And 11.3% Yield" Seeking Alpha 9:35 AM
  • "Semiconductors: 7 Technology Stocks For Growth In An Age Of Deleveraging" Seeking Alpha 9:38 AM

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