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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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  • "Apple, and the media, bury the PC: PC news can't compete with iPhone news. And it's not just about the Apple cachet thing. It's about the technology."  CNET News 5:11 PM
  • "Amazing Apple Does It Again: Tall and svelte, the iPhone 5 looks like a winner for the company and its shares."  Barron's 7:24 AM
  • "With iPhone 5 launch, Apple looks to tighten its grip on distribution" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 7:28 AM
  • "Is Apple lost without Steve Jobs? Apple's big announcement this week revealed that Apple without Jobs is a different company"  Computerworld 7:45 AM
  • "Apple at the summit: The trouble with being No. 1" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 7:28 AM
  • "Can Intel Save Apple From the LTE Mess?" PC Magazine 10:44 AM
  • "How The iPhone 5 Will Radically Change Mobile Ad Market Share" Business Insider 10:50 AM
  • "The iPhone 5's A6 SoC: Not A15 or A9, a Custom Apple Core Instead" AnandTech 4:37 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Memory Size and Speed Revealed: 1GB LPDDR2-1066" AnandTech 8:20 PM
  • "Apple – no longer the only fruit: Apple's latest iPhone will break records - but the competition is closing in, says Matt Warman" Telegraph 7:52 AM
  • "Apple should unplug $30 adapter charge: The least Apple could have done is throw the iSheep a bone and include the $30 adapter with the purchase of a new iPhone."  Boston Herald 7:29 AM
  • "Apple's New Lightning Connector: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"  AllThingsD 7:23 AM
  • "iPhone 5 won't come with 30-pin adaptor, will have a USB one" Crave @ CNET 7:42 AM
  • "New Apple accessories could be blessing and curse" Associated Press 10:49 AM
  • "Apple takes heat over adapter: Adapter won't support iPod controls" CNN 8:20 PM
  • "Apple takes heat over adapter: Adapter won't support iPod controls" CNN 8:20 PM
  • "Apple Patent Win Could Mean Android Trouble in Germany: Report" eWeek 10:49 AM
  • "Apple wins second legal bout against Samsung in patent row" Telegraph 7:52 AM
  • "Apple, 'green' or not? Claim that Maiden site to be powered by 100% renewable energy is questionable"  Hickory Daily Record 7:22 AM
  • "Aerial photo: Apple's massive solar farm in Maiden, N.C." Fortune 7:22 AM
  • "Apple did not violate Samsung patents: U.S. trade judge/Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, a judge at the International Trade Commission said in a preliminary ruling on Friday." Reuters 9/14
  • "Federal Judge Hands Samsung Setback Against Apple: In a preliminary move, a federal judge has denied Samsung's request for a ban on imports of the iPhone, iPad and iPod." Associated Press 9/14
  • "ITC sides with Apple, says no violation of Samsung patents" CNET News 9/14
  • "Apple Starts Taking iPhone 5 Preorders: Apple Inc. appeared to have sold out of its initial inventory of the iPhone 5 just an hour after it began accepting preorders Friday, suggesting strong consumer interest." [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "Apple drains iPhone 5 pre-order supplies in an hour: Yes there are supply constraints, but demand was more than Apple expected, says analyst" Computerworld 9/14
  • "Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders sell up within an hour, ship dates begin to slip"  Computerworld 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 preorders indicate hot demand: Shipping dates for iPhone 5 and Lightning adapters are pushed back, not all carriers offer the same iPhone experience, and California will start collecting sales tax from Amazon." CNET News 9/14
  • "Apple iPhone 5: 'A Rolex Among A Sea Of Timexes,' Analyst Says" Forbes 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 sales exhaust initial supply, trip up servers"  CNET News 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 Pre-order Sells Out 20X Faster Than 4 And 4S, Further Highlighting Apple's Dominance" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "'Boring' iPhone 5 Is Not A Steve Jobs 'Legacy Device' But Cements Apple's Dominance Anyway"  Forbes 9/14
  • "Why the Apple iPhone 5 Could Be the Best-Selling Smartphone Ever" Minyanville 9/14
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 puts Europe in 4G slow lane: Apple's iPhone 5, launched to great fanfare in the United States on Wednesday, will not work on superfast mobile broadband networks in much of Europe, potentially confusing consumers and setting back the development of 4G services in the region." Reuters 9/14
  • "Analyst: IPhone 5 set to cost U.S. carriers $10B in subsidies" GigaOM 9/14
  • "Without Music, Apple Would Be Nothing"  Time 9/14
  • "Why Apple's events matter" eWeek 9/14
  • "German court may defer to EU regulator on Samsung-Apple lawsuits over FRAND patents" Foss Patents 9/14
  • "China market's ripe for Apple" ["China's smart phone market is huge and growing. Strategy Analytics forecasts shipment of 150 million units in 2012. That's a 70% year-on-year increase and outpaces shipments of 123 million units in the U.S. The problem for Apple is that even as their China sales grow, their share of the market is shrinking."] MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Apple apologises for iCloud outage" T3 7:54 AM
  • "Apple threatens to ruin peace worldwide with voice-controlled iMacs: Siri, delete my coworker's files, ha ha ha" The Register 9/14
  • "Siri may arrive on iMacs next, according to Apple patent" VentureBeat 9/14
  • "Apple Sends Emailed Apologies for iCloud Outage" MacRumors 9/14
  • "Apple's iCloud Exits Beta, Now Open to All Users" PC Magazine 9/14
  • "Google adds 'Do Not Track' to latest Chrome test build" CNET News 9/14
  • "Mac Battery Life Looks Like It's About to Get a Massive Upgrade" Gizmodo 9/14
  • "Bugs & Fixes: The case of the stuck Skype preferences" Macworld 9/14
  • "How to dictate to your Mac" AppleTell 5:13 PM
  • "Turn your Mac or PC into an AirPlay device with AirServer" iMore 5:08 PM
  • "Command Line Work: New Users and Terminal (3) --Shell Basics" eXtensions 10:23 AM
  • "Remove Stored Passwords from Safari in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 5:23 PM
  • "20 Awesome Reader Submitted Mac Tips and Tricks" Mactuts+ 8:51 AM
  • "Get RSS Feed Alerts In Mountain Lion Notification Center With News Notifications" AddictiveTips 7:54 AM
  • "Command Line Work: New Users and Terminal (2) --Basic Navigation" eXtensions 9/14
  • "AutoMile Makes Mileage Tracking Easy On A Mac" MacNews 9/14
  • "MacMost Now 761: Burning DVDs With Compressor" MacMost 9/14
  • "Publish and Share Calendars with Calendar and iCloud" Mactuts+ 9/14
  • "Instantly Open Anything with Quick Look in OS X Using a Simple Tap Gesture" OS X Daily 9/14
  • "One System To Rule Them All – Send Growl Alerts To Mountain Lion's Notification Center [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9/14
  • "Paranoid About Privacy? Concerned About Security? How To Hide Confidential Files On A Mac (out of sight, out of mind)" Mac 360 9/14
  • "A New Way To Control Your Mac's Screen Pointer With Apple's Remote Control" NoodleMac 9/14
  • "How To Take Screenshots On Your Mac Without Having To Clean Up The Desktop" BohemianBoomer 9/14
  • "Shades Of Pavlov's Dog: How To Use Your Mac To Condition Yourself To Specific Sounds" McSolo 9/14
  • "Dozens of Free HD Wallpapers for OS X Mountain Lion" FairerPlatform 9/14
  • "If Your Mac Could Have Only One Graphic Design Utility App, This Would Be The One" Mac 360 9/14
  • "Try The Personal Budget App That Is So Good You Don't Need Money To Use It" TeraTalks 9/14
  • "Mac Fading Away?, Linux Programmer Loves OS X, Disabling Java Your Best Bet, and More" Low End Mac 9/14
Press Releases
  • "SCOtutor for Mountain Lion Tutorial App Launched" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "xScope 3.5 offers retina support, improved mirror tool" TUAW 9/14
  • "GraphicConverter 8.3 adds Aperture library, Automator, Notification, etc. support" FairerPlatform 9/14
  • "Newest Skype betas for Windows and Mac include Live Messenger integration" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Pubblog Releases PixSteward, Advanced Flickr Backup for Mac OS X" prMac 9/14
  • "Screen Ruler 3.0 from Sprightly Software Now Available" prMac 9/14
  • "Recosoft ships PDF2ID v3.5 - Convert PDF and XPS to InDesign CS6 files" prMac 9/14
  • "Appsoft Studio Presents Frame King for Making Photo Collages on Mac OS X" prMac 9/14
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Is Apple New iPod Nano Imitates China MP4 Player? (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 7:57 AM
  • "Survey: iPhone 5's lack of NFC doesn't matter" Computerworld 7:39 AM
  • "Samsung attacks iPhone 5 in new ad" CNET News 12:31 PM
  • "Here's The Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Samsung Will Run In Newspapers Tomorrow" Business Insider 12:43 PM
  • "In New Ad Campaign, Samsung Tries to Win on the Merits" AllThingsD 5:06 PM
  • "Samsung takes aim at iPhone 5 in new print ad" AppleInsider 8:57 PM
  • "T-Mobile to offer nano-SIM cards for unlocked iPhone 5s-- report" CNET News 7:22 PM
  • "Timbuk2 Factory Tour Highlights Offshoring Issues at Apple [Gallery] Cult of Mac 5:17 PM
  • "Thief drives straight through Apple Store window" CNET News 5:12 PM
  • "Bad apples steal iPhones in raid" Slate 10:23 AM
  • "Apple's Maiden, NC datacenter solar plant nears completion" Electronista 9/14
  • "Google loses Apple 'rubber-banding' case in Germany" Fortune 9/14
  • "Velti Report: iPhone 5 Will Take A Big Bite Of Mobile Ad Share" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 Nano-SIMs headed to T-Mobile in October" 9 to 5 Mac 9/14
  • "Walmart Offering iPhone 5 Preorders With A $10 Discount" Cult of Mac 9/14
  • "Walmart taking iPhone 5 pre-orders Friday morning, cheaper than competitors" Digital Trends 9/14
  • "China Unicom confirms iPhone 5 launch coming in next three months" The Next Web 9/14
  • "China Unicom to have iPhone 5 by end of 2012" CNET News 9/14
  • "Taiwan market: iPhone 5 estimated to be available in November" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "Confusion in Asia as Apple's iPhone 5 is unavailable for pre-order in Hong Kong and Singapore" The Next Web 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 switches to 4G early for free on Orange, T-Mobile" Crave @ CNET 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 pay-monthly tariffs compared: With fanbois eager to pre-order an iPhone 5, networks have started to tout their predictably expensive tariffs so here's a comparison table to highlight what's on offer." Register Hardware 9/14
  • "Apple iPhone 5: UK prices revealed" ZDNet 9/14
  • "iPhone 5, meet Europe: Where 4G really means 3G, LTE is scarce" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Why Apple Has Tiny Market Share in India" WSJ Blogs 9/14
  • "Look Inside Apple's First Swedish Retail Store, Opening Tomorrow" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "Kodak's Patent Auction Falters" [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "Woz slams Apple's victory in Samsung patent lawsuit" The Inquirer 9/14
  • "Thieves crash car into Apple Store" Macworld 9/14
  • "Find My iPhone Leads To Arrest Of Suspects In Atlanta Armed Robbery Case" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "Twitter strengthens its security team with the hiring of iOS hacker Charlie Miller" The Next Web 9/14
Non-Apple News
  • "Amazon tacking on tax in Calif.: Cash-strapped California is now requiring online retailers to collect local and state sales taxes. Ben Tracy reports on how the new law is changing the business plan for Internet giant" CBS News 9:18 PM
  • "Microsoft Patent: How to Silence your Device by whacking it off" Patent Bolt 9/14
  • "CD-quality voice heads for Skype via newly standardised Opus codec" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Conversational robots close to reality" TG Daily 9/14
  • "Cars as a Service? Mercedes-Benz latest to use cloud to flog vehicles" Network World 9/14
  • "Firmware maker says it could enable dual-boot Windows RT, Android devices" IDG News Service 9/14
  • "GoDaddy apologizes for outage with 30% discounts" PCWorld 9/14
  • "Googling Your Lost Keys, And The Coming Revolution In Smart Products" Forbes 9/14
  • "Google Adds Do-Not-Track to Chrome" PCWorld 9/14
  • "Google adds 'Do Not Track' to latest Chrome test build" CNET News 9/14
  • "Sharp Unable to Find Tablet-Panel Buyers, Executive Says" Bloomberg 9/14
  • "Sharp: Aim to return to profit in 2013: Kyodo" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Nokia Laments 'Poor Judgement'" [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "Podcast: iPhone 5, Microsoft's Oprah moment, and a chat with Box CEO Aaron Levie" GeekWire 9:57 AM
  • "5by5 | The Critical Path #54: Moving the Ball Forward: Horace and Moisés discuss Apple's iPhone 5 announcement. Was there a strategic shift? Whatever happened to targeting the low end of the market? Also, what's in store for the iPod touch?" asymco 7:58 AM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, the 'iTunes Guy,' cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger, and Michael Phipps of the Haiku project, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 9/14
  • "TUAW Origin Stories: EleMints" TUAW 9/14
  • "Clumsy Ninja's 10-year journey to make it to Apple's iPhone 5 launch stage (video interview)" VentureBeat 9/14
  • "360iDev: Riptide Games' App Store wins and losses" TUAW 9/14
  • "The Commutist episode 2: Apple's event and why an LTE iPhone is a big deal" GigaOM 9/14
  • "iPhone 5, iPod touch, iPod nano, EarPods, Lightning, iTunes! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 9/14
  • "Full iPhone 5 schemes, schematics, blueprints on file" 9 to 5 Mac 7:55 AM
  • "Here Are the Blueprints for the iPhone 5" Gizmodo 7:50 AM
  • "iPhone 5 arrival dates improve for some Apple customers" AppleInsider 4:54 PM
  • "Apple May Be Shipping IPhone 5 Preorders On Time Again After Pushing Back Dates Due To High Demand" International Business Times 9:09 PM
  • "Inside the iPhone 5: What makes it tick/Apple's A6 chip may be a unique Apple design, says an analyst. And Qualcomm's newest 4G LTE silicon is a major improvement." CNET News 7:00 PM
  • "Like Lightning, Apple Files New Connector Trademark" Patently Apple 8:59 AM
  • "AT&T, Verizon push back iPhone 5 ship dates: Sprint doesn't seem to be having any supply issues though." CNET News 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 preorders back online at Apple: A crush of early demand exhausts initial stock, but online preordering through Apple is good to go again." CNET News 9/14
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Pre-order Shipping Estimates Slip to Two Weeks" MacRumors 9/14
  • "Apple pushes back shipping date for iPhone 5" USA Today 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Sell Out in An Hour" PC Magazine 9/14
  • "Want an iPhone 5? Head over to carrier sites,"<"  9/14
  • "Apple sells out of iPhone preorder inventory overnight" Tap For Mobile 9/14
  • "Pre-Ordering iPhone 5 Proves Vexing For Some" AllThingsD 9/14
  • "Apple's first batch of iPhone 5 preorders sold out in an hour" The Register 9/14
  • "Apple time is now world time: When Apple says orders for the iPhone five will open on September 14th, that's exactly what the Curpertino-centric company means." The Register 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 orders shipping with free Lightning to 30-pin adapter [Updated: Maybe not] The Next Web 9/14
  • "IPhone 5 bill of materials estimate is $167.50" EE Times 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 may cost Apple $167.50 to build, says one estimate" CNET News 9/14
  • "Apple will offer Lightning cable to watch iPhone 5 video on TV" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 buyers face Lightning cable, adapter scarcity: They're small, but they're defining accessories for Apple's new iPhone and iPods. And if you're looking to buy them, be prepared to wait." CNET News 9/14
  • "Apple to sell Lightning adapters for HDMI and VGA, says report" CNET News 9/14
  • "New Lightning dock connector capable of hosting USB devices - report" AppleInsider 9/14
  • "A6 chip in iPhone 5 is dual-core Cortex-A15 from UK company" Macworld UK 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 in-cell panel technology receives mixed responses" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "Handset accessory firms to benefit from new features of iPhone 5" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "Fifth-generation iPod shipments to reach 5 million by year-end 2012" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "iPad Ranks Highest Among Tablets In Owner Satisfaction – J.D. Power and Associates Survey" MacPrices 9/14
  • "Taiwan makers begin to ship components for new 13-inch MacBook Pro and iMac models" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "No PowerPC Support for iPhone 5, Ripping Video on PowerPC, and More Vintage Mac News" Low End Mac 9/14
  • "iPad More Useful than Mac?, Power Sipping Haswell Processors to Fuel Mobile Innovation, and More" Low End Mac 9/14
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Babel Rising 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "Two Towers For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "GraalOnline Classic+ For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -$1,300 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews, And Information" MacReviewZone 10:18 AM
  • "iPod Touch Buyer's Guide... $70 To $399 -The Best iPod Touch Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:26 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $80 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:44 AM
  • "Free 2 Die For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/14
  • "The Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin Story For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $3.99)" Apple Sliced 9/14
  • "Link Link 2 For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/14
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/14
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/14
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/14

  • "Hands on: Apple's new EarPods headphones" Macworld 4:59 PM
  • "iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3: Which phone should you get?" iMore 9:18 AM
  • "Spec Comparison: Apple's iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3" The Mac Observer 7:54 AM
  • "Kensington Folio Trio Mobile Workstation for new iPad and iPad 2" AppleTell 5:12 PM
  • "Joy Factory styluses are solid, but not exceptional" TechHive 6:44 PM
  • "Review - Fanny Wang WangBuds" MacNN 5:10 PM
  • "VonCase cages your iPhone in aircraft grade aluminum" iDownload Blog 7:55 AM
  • "Review: PowerSkin Battery Case for iPhone 4/4S" iSource 10:41 AM
  • "Review: Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones" Beatweek Magazine 7:21 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 vs. Nokia Lumia 920: Windows Phone 8 and iOS 6 Do Battle" PC Magazine 9/14
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Specs vs. the Competition's: Which Will You Buy?" Wired 9/14
  • "What's The Difference -Comparing The iPod Touch 5 to the iPod Touch 4" MacReviewZone 9/14
  • "An analysis of Apple's new iPhone 5 display" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Ears-On: Apple's New EarPods Are Worth Listening To" Wired 9/14
  • "Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic" iLounge 9/14
  • "Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Mini review" Macworld UK 9/14
  • "Edifier Spinnaker e30 speaker system review" Macworld UK 9/14
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Starmatic For iPhone Springs The Original Kodak Brownie Starmatic Camera Back To Life" Redmond Pie 5:22 PM
  • "'s Official iPhone App Lets You Bookmark & Share Clipboard Content" AddictiveTips 7:54 AM
  • "Hands-on: iPad apps to consume the big (and not so big) comics/Ars compares five apps to see which ones offer the best experience to comic lovers" Ars Technica 5:14 PM
  • "Classic iPhone game corner: Canabalt review" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "New iPhone apps worth downloading: Clipboard & DocuSign Ink updates, Space Holiday" Appolicious 9/14
  • "Classic iPhone game corner: Bejeweled Blitz review" Macworld UK 9/14
  • "'Wild Blood' Review - A Legend Half-Forgotten" Touch Arcade 9/14
  • "LAD Review: LAD's dark and moody atmosphere creates plenty of tension, but problematic physics quickly ruin the experience." 148Apps 9/14
  • "Bombshells: Hell's Belles Review" 148Apps 9/14
  • "TLC for iPad Review" 148Apps 9/14
  • "Warranty Hotel Review" 148Apps 9/14
  • "How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS" Gizmodo 10:23 AM
  • "What can you say to Siri in iOS 6?" TUAW 9/14
  • "Bring out your dead: What to do with your old iPhone" Digital Trends 10:21 AM
  • "Here's How Much Your iPhone 4 Is Worth" Mashable 9/14
  • "Purchasing an unlocked iPhone 5" iLounge 9/14
  • "FAQ: iPhone 5 and 5GHz Wi-Fi/The iPhone 5's support of 5GHz Wi-Fi means clean spectrum, more channels, but shorter range" Network World 9/14
  • "Restore iOS device from backup with limited disk space" Mac OS X Hints 9/14
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: A preorder buying guide" TechHive 9/14
  • "Uncover iOS 6's Hidden Walking Directions" Lifehacker 9/14
  • "Want iOS 6 For Your Non iPhone 5 Device? Here's How To Get It Early" Tapscape 9/14
  • "If You Don't Want To Wait In Line For The iPhone 5, Here's What You Do" Business Insider 9/14
  • "I Didn't Pre-Order An iPhone 5, And I'm Not Waiting In Some Ridiculous Line, So When Can I Get One?" Business Insider 9/14
  • "AT&T Could Face Mass Exodus Of iPhone Customers [Opinion] Mashable 9:09 PM
  • "Best iPhone 5 Carrier? Perhaps Not AT&T" Tapscape 8:58 PM
  • "5 Alternatives To The Apple iPhone 5: Before you decide on an iPhone 5, check out the top smartphone alternatives." InformationWeek 6:59 PM
  • "Steve Wozniak believes Apple's lawsuit win over Samsung 'won't hold'" Examiner 5:21 PM
  • "Apple's Stream Dreams: The History Of A Potential Pandora Killer" TechCrunch 5:20 PM
  • "The Verbal Elegance Of Apple And Nintendo" TechCrunch 5:16 PM
  • "What we think is missing from the iPhone 5" Ars Technica 5:15 PM
  • "Smartphone Ads and Their Drawbacks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:59 PM
  • "Samsung and Nokia go after the iPhone 5, don't realize they are using the same slogan" The Next Web 5:19 PM
  • "Samsung's new anti-iPhone 5 ad insults geniuses, customer's intelligence." iMore 5:08 PM
  • "After Amazon's Kindle Fires, Apple Faces a Tough Decision" The Motley Fool 5:00 PM
  • "Apple's new connector: money pit or investment?" Ars Technica 11:56 AM
  • "Will Apple's iPhone 5 Revolutionize Mobile Gaming with 'Console Quality' Graphics? Not Likely" Techland 11:55 AM
  • "Apple lost without Steve Jobs? This week spotlighted that Apple without Jobs is a different company" MacDailyNews 11:14 AM
  • "Apple's new iPod nano a timid move that sidesteps the smartwatch revolution?" MacDailyNews 10:37 AM
  • "Apple blown away by demand for iPhone 5" Edible Apple 9:35 AM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Adaptergate" Macworld 9:18 AM
  • "What Apple Didn't Tell You About The iPhone 5's Screen" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Here's Why Your iPhone 5 Isn't Going To Need A Bumper" App Advice 8:47 AM
  • "No more magic: How Tim Cook botched Jobs' product-launch formula" Digital Trends 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Solar Farm: From dirt to field of dreams" FairerPlatform 7:49 AM
  • "Ying or Yang, Amazon or Apple, Kindle or iPad, Bezos or Cook?" Forbes 7:49 AM
  • "The Gadget That Beats the iPhone 5 -- Even This Week" The Motley Fool 7:25 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 5 on Verizon and Sprint Won't Juggle Calls and Data" Daring Fireball 9/14
  • "Bored now." iMore 9/14
  • "Can you hear me now? You bet I can, and in HD" GigaOM 9/14
  • "Apple's timid new iPod nano sidesteps a smartwatch revolution" The Verge 9/14
  • "Products That Apple's New Lineup Just Killed: While the launch of the Apple iPhone 5 and especially the new iPod may be good news for consumers, the phone may spell doom for these overlapping products." PC Magazine 9/14
  • "Don't Be a Jerk With Your Cool New iPhone 5" Gizmodo 9/14
  • "Apple harvests new iPhone, iPods" CNET News 9/14
  • "I paid $820 for an iPhone 5 to keep unlimited LTE data on Verizon" ZDNet 9/14
  • "The (Apple) taxman cometh: Apple changed its idevice connector and now the new iPhone 5, iPod touch and iPod nano can't connect to the millions of 30-pin 'dock' cables and accessories littering the planet: unless you're willing to pay, that is. I have to admit to being a little annoyed." ZDNet 9/14
  • "5 Things That Would Make Us Fall in Love With the iPhone Again" Wired 9/14
  • "Ten Reasons to get the iPhone 5" Bare Feats 9/14
  • "Apple is the new leader in technical stagnation"  BetaNews 9/14
  • "Here's The Smart Way To Make Sure You Get An iPhone 5" Business Insider 9/14
  • "Apple iOS 6 'App Lock': Enterprise Ready? Guided Access feature can turn an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a locked-down, single-purpose device. With or without MDM software, what does that mean for enterprises?" InformationWeek 9/14
  • "Why iPhone 5's Support For HD Voice Will Mean Nothing To U.S. Users" Forbes 9/14
  • "That iPhone 5 Legacy: It's Killing Off The Fans" Forbes 9/14
  • "Why I'm in no hurry to get an iPhone 5" ZDNet 9/14
  • "iPhone 5 triggers some positive reaction from Twittersphere" CNET News 9/14
  • "Glu Mobile bets on iPhone 5 gamers to score big" Reuters 9/14
  • "Apple's Remote-Kill Patent: New Cost Of Doing Business Abroad?" BYTE 9/14
  • "Revealed: The only reason to upgrade to the iPhone 5" Electricpig 9/14
  • "The Macalope Daily: Hissy fit du jour" Macworld [Insider Content] 9/14
  • "Has Apple Silenced Audience? Apple has now officially launched its iPhone 5, so what usually follows is speculation about its famed 'halo effect.'" TheStreet 9/14
  • "How the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 can benefit business"  Macworld 9/14
  • "Understanding Apple – iPhone 5, A Note on Supply Constraints" The Motley Fool 9/14
  • "Passbook: Apple's Answer to the Mobile Payment Question/Mobile firms have been working for years to develop a mobile wallet that will allow payments using your phone instead of cash, although none has gained any meaningful traction. Apple is now entering the fray with Passbook, which it calls less of a wallet and more of a storage space for loyalty cards, boarding passes and coupons." E-Commerce Times 9/14
  • "Why the iPhone 5 Does Not Have N.F.C. — It Can't" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/14
  • "Phil Schiller on the lightning connector and there's no NFC on the iPhone 5" Edible Apple 9/14
  • "Why No NFC In The iPhone 5 Should Work Out for Apple" ReadWriteWeb 9/14
  • "'iPhone Fatigue' - What It Really Means" ReadWriteWeb 9/14
  • "Apple iPhone 5 launch: zzzzzz/Apple still has the public on its side" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "The iPhone 5: a secret unkept"  The Verge 9/14
  • "Preorders of 'disappointing' iPhone 5 sell out in less than an hour at Apple" BGR 9/14
  • "Did the iPhone 5 sell out 20x faster than previous models?" TUAW 9/14
  • "Will the iPhone 5 Be Apple's Best-Selling Gadget?" Mashable 9/14
  • "The iPhone 5 Is Selling Like A Crazy Thing (Except On O2)" AppleBitch 9/14
  • "Does Apple's 'Boring' iPhone 5 Foreshadow a Blackberry-Like Decline?" TheStreet 9/14
  • "Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday's iPhone 5 and Music Event"  Daring Fireball 9/14
  • "Apple has been an LTE straggler: maybe that's a good thing: Apple has taken its sweet time with LTE on the iPhone. Apple says it has good reasons." CNET News 9/14
  • "People Are Using TV Differently --Which Could Be Good For Apple" MacNews 9/14
  • "Apple Schooled Nokia On Launching New Products" Seeking Alpha 9/14
  • "Repeat After Me: Revolution, Evolution, Evolution, Must Stand In Line To Buy New iPhone" PixoBebo 9/14
  • "Yes, Yes, Evolutionary Designs Are Nice, But We Mac Users Are Ready For A Little Revolution" Mac 360 9/14
  • "Without radical change in patent law, Android's ecosystem will die" ZDNet 9:26 PM
  • "The complete guide to Twitter's language and acronyms" The Next Web 11:16 AM
  • "Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon" TechHive 9:42 AM
  • "Why I'm choosing the Kindle with Special Offers" CNET Reviews 9/14
  • "Conan O'Brien Imagines the $5 Kindle (Video)" AllThingsD 9/14
  • "Are SSDs worth the extra cost?" ZDNet 9/14
  • "11 Things I'd Like to Know About Nintendo's Wii U" Techland 9/14
  • "One number to rule them all: What smartphones miss today/Buzz centers on smartphones, but new generation of digital nomads are begging for innovation in landlines, VoIP" InfoWorld 9/14
  • "HDTV? Pffft. Ultra HD is 4 times better" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9/14
  • "What Electronic Arts is doing right" Fortune 9/14
  • "The WiiU Question: How Many Screens Do You Want In Your Living Room?" Forbes 9/14
  • "A virtual mess: Are you a secret digital hoarder?" Deseret News 9/14
  • "Kindle Fire HD review: A better Kindle, but not a better tablet" Computerworld 9/14
  • "Android tablet browser review: Chrome vs. Dolphin vs. Firefox vs. Opera" [Slideshow] Network World 9/14
  • "U.S. tech education lacks spark: MIT, teachers tackle China domination" Boston Herald 9/14
  • "New test results highlight Windows security struggles" Download 9/14
  • "Sprint's Turnaround Is Stronger Than Nokia's" Seeking Alpha 9/14
  • "Murder, YouTube, and Censorship" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Should Google be censoring videos just because they are linked to violence?" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9/14
  • "Hottest Google Android news & rumors for the week ending Sept. 14" Network World 9/14
  • "Google Can't Have It Both Ways" Forbes 9/14
  • "Meg Whitman: We Are Going To Release A Smartphone At HP" Business Insider 9/14
  • "Windows Phone 8 stands a chance as Apple, Android dither: The world has Xbox, PlayStation and Wii - it can handle 3 mobile OSes too" The Register 9/14
  • "Conan's intern runs into iPhone 5 trouble" TUAW 9/14
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "TechBits: OmmWriter clears the clutter so you can write" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:59 PM
  • "Buy a Jewel-Encrusted iPhone 5 Case for $100K" Mashable 5:56 PM
  • "Fancy QR Code Generator Free for iOS: Make beautiful eye-catching codes" prMac 10:21 AM
  • "SYS Activity Manager 4.0 Optimized for iPhone 5 Widescreen And iOS6" prMac 9:18 AM
  • "The New Seeking Alpha iPhone Portfolio App - Real Time News And Analysis" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "UNNYHOG Entertainment introduces LookOut - Blizzard for iOS" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Teva Games debut Ride & Jump Derby HD - a Horse tale" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Quad Screen Browser for iPad - Leveraging the power of 4 browser windows" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Operatio Apps Releases Pin Tiki Ball 1.0 - Universal App for iPad/iPhone" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "It's Obama Time?! - New iOS Simulator" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Instatag - Manage your Hashtags on Instagram" prMac 7:29 AM
  • "Paper by fiftythree update brings faster ink, edge-to-edge drawing, and more" iMore 9/14
  • "20 Cases for Your New iPhone 5" Mashable 9/14
  • "YC Alum PlanGrid Launches 2.0 To Bring Construction Blueprints To The iPhone, Too" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "This Week in Things I Like – Just Landed for iOS, iDock, Office Pod, Audi, ViZiFy & Apple's iPhone 5" 7/Apps 9/14
  • "Ars Technica Shatters Traffic Records with iPhone 5 Live Blog: Real-Time Coverage of Apple Unveiling Generates 13.2 Million Page Views" Ars Technica 9/14
  • "Google's Java translator eases path to iPad, iPhone apps: The company also moves forward on Python client library for Google APIs" Computerworld 9/14
  • "MacBook Air leads ultra-portable computer sales" MacNews 9/14
  • "Help Save the Red Panda with Laloo the Red Panda for iPad" PRWeb 9/14
  • "Describe It: A great new word game for iPhone and iPad" PRWeb 9/14
  • "Pocket Your iPhone 5 without Even Visiting a Shop" PRWeb 9/14
  • "Night Stand HD 2 Now Available on iOS App Store from Spoonjuice" PRWeb 9/14
  • "Apple Lightning Adapter: iHome, Gear4 accessories covered" Digital Trends 9/14
  • "MicroStrategy 9.3 takes on self-service, Big Data, cloud and iPhone 5" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Storganeyes 1.0.0 for iOS - Simple, Bright Organization of Storage Space" prMac 9/14
  • "Live 10 Years Longer - There's an App for That" prMac 9/14
  • "Launching Block Earth - A New Dynamic Block World for iOS" prMac 9/14
  • "Name The Meme 1.0 released for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad" prMac 9/14
  • "123 Kids Fun GAMES 4.0 for iOS - 7 Different Learning Games in 1 App" prMac 9/14
  • "Jack's Secret Monster iPad: Choose the Story Line in Interactive Book" prMac 9/14
  • "Attach Audio Notes to Your Photos with Memo Tag" prMac 9/14
  • "Magic Belles Sprinkle Magic Dust Over iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 9/14
  • "Jungle Haste a Jump and Run Game for iOS Hits the App Store" prMac 9/14
  • "Earthquake Buddy 1.0 for iOS - Life Matters" prMac 9/14
  • "BuzlyLabs introduces The End 1.0 for iOS - Epic New Blaster Game" prMac 9/14
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft finishes WP8, ships it to manufacturers" Crave @ CNET 8:06 AM
  • "Reports: Microsoft has completed Windows Phone 8" TechRadar UK 8:06 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 8 OS Being Sent to Device Makers" DeviceMAG 8:46 AM
  • "PCs being infected with malware in production lines, says Microsoft study" Deccan Chronicle 8:46 AM
  • "Adobe: Next Photoshop won't support Windows XP" CNET News 7:45 AM
  • "HP CEO Whitman: Smartphones Are in Company's Future" eWeek 10:43 AM
  • "Ultimately, HP, You've Got To Do Something" Tech.pinions 10:43 AM
  • "HP back to smartphone, tablet businesses?" CIOL 10:43 AM
  • "IDF: Is Intel ringing the Desktop's death knell?" ThinkDigit 10:45 AM
  • "IBM Scientists Close-Up Images of Sole Chemical Bonds" FrenchTribune 10:46 AM
  • "IBM scientists first to image atomic bonds within a single molecule" One News Page 10:46 AM
  • "Acer Refocuses Its Smartphones" [Paid Membership Required] 7:25 AM
  • "Google Objects to Acer-Alibaba Phone" [Paid Membership Required] 7:25 AM
  • "Google blocked Acer smartphone on Android incompatibility concerns" IDG News Service 7:45 AM
  • "Google just dropped an Android-shaped bomb in China [Updated] The Next Web 7:57 AM
  • "Peering Into the Patent Portfolio Behind Google Glass" AllThingsD 11:36 AM
  • "What Is The One True Android & How 'Open' Is It?" Marketing Land 7:49 AM
  • "CEO Whitman: HP Will 'Ultimately Offer A Smartphone'" CRN 9/14
  • "HP's Whitman: 'We have to offer a smartphone'" ZDNet 9/14
  • "HP planning smartphone u-turn but RIM deal unlikely" V3 9/14
  • "Meg Whitman Steers HP Back to Smartphones: 'We've Got to Get It Right This Time'" Wired 9/14
  • "HP plots tablet comeback to penetrate biz world with slab" Channel Register 9/14
  • "Microsoft Could Boost Dividend 15%" Barron's 9/14
  • "Microsoft gives Oprah treatment to employees" TG Daily 9/14
  • "Microsoft to spend £80m on Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8 staff giveaway" V3 9/14
  • "Microsofties to get Windows 8 Surface tabs" The Register 9/14
  • "Microsoft playing match-maker between ISVs and Windows 8 tablet vendors to encourage software pre-installations" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "Microsoft Azure Tops Cloud Developer Platform Survey: Microsoft Azure bests VMware in Evans Data survey of cloud developers, but Google and Amazon aren't far behind." InformationWeek 9/14
  • "Microsoft expected to offer Office 2013 upgrades in October" Computerworld 9/14
  • "Microsoft to deliver final version of Office 2013 RT starting in early November" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Office for Windows RT to ship between November and January" IDG News Service 9/14
  • "Spending Spree Keeps IBM Ahead Of Competition In Software Services" Seeking Alpha 9/14
  • "Intel: Watch Us Push The PC Envelope" [Video Report] TheStreet 9/14
  • "Intel: Is the x86 playbook played out?" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Intel works to extend battery life, enable always-on communications: Intel Labs is developing new hardware to analyze data flow to laptops, and has integrated a Wi-Fi radio in a chip" IDG News Service 9/14
  • "No wires! Intel demos wireless docking for Ultrabooks: WiGig technology promises to rid the computer desktop of wires, with products expected next year" IDG News Service 9/14
  • "Your palm will be your next password/Summary: Intel has demonstrated new ways for devices to recognize individual users." ZDNet 9/14
  • "Intel says 14nm process ready for production by end of 2013" DigiTimes 9/14
  • "Intel preps low-cost miniature computer for launch: Photos" ZDNet 9/14
  • "Analyst says Intel ultrabooks are priced too high" TG Daily 9/14
  • "New Intel Chip Won't Support Linux" TechCrunch 9/14
  • "Intel researchers put WiFi inside—the processor, that is: After a decade of research, Intel shows off Rosepoint CPU with integrated WiFi." Ars Technica 9/14
  • "Obama's exec order draft on cybersecurity stirs debate: Bill's backers, civil liberties groups, business and security community all have views on the matter. Here's a sampling" CSO 9/14
  • "Republicans ready 'STEM Jobs Act': House vote next week; Senate will likely take action in lame duck session" Computerworld 9/14
  • "USB cables could power PCs, peripherals" CNET News 9/14
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple shares jump, hit record high on 'iPhone 5 fever'" Reuters 9/14
  • "Apple stock hits record high, near $700" CNNMoney 9/14
  • "Apple shares near $700 following iPhone 5 launch" CNET News 9/14
  • "AAPL Now Equal to Entire 1977 S&P Market Cap" Barron's 9/14
  • "Apple opens at a record high as iPhone 5 pre-orders sell out" Fortune 9/14
  • "Apple now worth 35 times Dell's market value" MacDailyNews 9/14
  • "Looking At Apple's Growth Beyond The iPhone 5" Seeking Alpha 9/14
  • "Why iPhone fans should buy Seagate shares" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Will iPhone 5 Drive Wireless Growth?" Zacks 9/14
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple, social-media shares shine on tech stocks/Demand of iPhone 5 stronger-than-expected as Apple hits new high" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "U.S. stocks extend Fed-inspired rally" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise as Global Markets Rally on Fed Program" Bloomberg 9/14
  • "Stocks Hold Gains on QE3 Confidence" TheStreet 9/14
  • "Stocks end week at multi-year highs" CNNMoney 9/14
  • "Blue Chips Extend Rally: Energy and materials shares led stocks higher as the Federal Reserve's bond-buying plan continued to bring out buyers, overshadowing tepid retail sales and industrial-production data." [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "Telecom Stocks: IPhone 5 upgrades weigh on AT&T, Verizon/Stifel downgrades wireless carriers on valuation, margin pressure" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Stocks set to extend rally" CNNMoney 9/14
  • "U.K. stocks rally; resource firms cheer Fed action" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks rally on Fed; S&P upgrade spurs Seoul" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "Asian Shares Rally on Fed Stimulus Measures" [Paid Membership Required] 9/14
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rally to 15-month high on Fed moves" MarketWatch 9/14
  • "World markets surge on Fed action" CNNMoney 9/14
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 9/14
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 9/14
  • "Network Stocks: 4 to Buy, 1 to Sell" TheStreet 9/14

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