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Apple adds another ball to juggle, said to enter feature film business. With hardware updates lagging, OSes to finish, are there too many balls in the air, or is Apple able to juggle 'em all? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: Apple's Friday surprise is a "multi-year partnership with Opra Winfrey" to "create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world"; WSJ cites sources claiming Apple will stay with less expensive LCD screens for future iPhones "as consumers balk at iPhone X price tag"—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Gene Munster thinks Apple is about 5 years behind Netflix and further ahead with original content than we think; Bare Feats compares Direct X on Win 10 vs Metal 2 on macOS 10.13.5; Lory Gil reviews Airfoil for Mac; Jonny Evans ponders whether or not Apple has a hidden meaning behind naming the next macOS after a desert; GrayKey, a thorn in Apple's side, finds workaround to new security measures; Apple releases four (1, 2, 3, 4) advertisements called "Behind the Mac", some find the sudden focus on Macs "strange"; Apple "most awarded brand" at AICP Awards.

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  • "America's 25 Most Inspiring Companies" ["For the second consecutive year, Apple is at the top of the heap. 'Apple is the most inspiring again this year because it has become a part of the consumer's personal identity,' Barber says. 'Consumers wrote comments such as: 'Apple makes me feel more creative,' and 'Apple makes me feel entrepreneurial.' People were also inspired by the company's ability to continue to innovate even without Steve Jobs at the helm.'"]  Forbes 9:20 AM
  • "Apple Use of Thin Display Seen Driving IPhone 5 Supply Shortfall"  Bloomberg 7:43 AM
  • "iPhone 5 display shortages may be why Apple 'only' sold 5 million handsets in 3 days" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Why Didn't Apple Sell More iPhone 5s Opening Weekend? How Do We Know It Didn't?"  AllThingsD 8:32 AM
  • "Tim Cook Told Everyone Why iPhone 5 Sales Were Worse Than Expected" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "Measuring iPhone demand" asymco 9:33 AM
  • "Four reasons Apple's iPhone 5 sales were anything but soft" Fortune 8:55 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Display Likely Culprit Behind Shortage" InformationWeek 9:12 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Now a Golden Goose for Verizon and AT&T" Money Morning 4:10 PM
  • "Apple: One Year After Steve Jobs' Death, the iPhone Falters/Steve Jobs died one year ago. It's time for the Apple community to move forward." ["The one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death is a bittersweet moment for Apple shareholders: The stock is reaching new heights, but our hero is gone. Let's do him proud."]  Time 8:33 AM
  • "Apple's maps app 'sent Google scrambling,' report claims: Google was not expecting Apple to produce its own version of a maps application so quickly, a new report claims." CNET News 7:24 PM
  • "Apple had over a year left on Google Maps contract, Google scrambling to build iOS app" The Verge 6:56 PM
  • "Why an arrogant Apple should take note of the BlackBerry breakdown"  Wired UK 8:11 AM
  • "Apple and Yahoo Are Made for Each Other"  Wired 8:34 AM
  • "Samsung's new prior art likely to trump Apple's new design rights in German tablet case" Foss Patents 9:30 AM
  • "Samsung asks for new trial in patent dispute with Apple: The South Korean company claims it was treated 'unequally' and questioned jury decisions in its patent dispute" IDG News Service 9:33 AM
  • "Samsung slams Apple patent jury, wants new trial in US" The Register 8:34 AM
  • "Samsung requests new Apple trial on claims of jury misconduct" AppleInsider 8:47 AM
  • "Riots, suicides, and other issues in Foxconn's iPhone factories: What makes life hard at the giant plants that make iPhones and other staples of high-tech life? CNET's Jay Greene traveled to China to find out."  CNET News 9:14 AM
  • "'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers: Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers" CNET News 9:14 AM
  • "China factory unrest a fresh headache for Foxconn" Reuters 2:24 PM
  • "iPhone plant in China re-opens after brawl" USA Today 9:23 AM
  • "Apple supplier's factory back up after China brawl" Associated Press 8:32 AM
  • "Riot at Foxconn factory in China blamed on harsh security guards" IDG News Service 6:53 PM
  • "10 dead in Foxconn riot, claim denied by Foxconn: Apparently 10 Foxconn workers died in the rioting at the factory where Apple's iPhone and iPad is constructed" Macworld UK 9:27 AM
  • "Apple nabs Google veteran Sally Cole for Communications Director role" 9 to 5 Mac 12:03 PM
  • "Apple warns iCloud users of looming storage loss: On Sunday, former MobileMe users will lose the complementary 20GB Apple gave them earlier" Computerworld 9:14 AM
  • "Kernel panics with OS X 18.2: A known issue" Betalogue 8:36 PM
  • "XnView Retro review: Bring retro effects to your photography with XnView Retro" Macworld UK 9:27 AM
  • "iStopMotion 3 for Mac Review" Mac|Life 4:34 PM
  • "Mac Gems: Automatic Launch Object Detection lets you track background processes" Macworld 4:23 PM
  • "Stop 'Save As' From Changing Original File in OS X Mountain Lion" OS X Daily 10:14 AM
  • "Set Up Facebook Integration on your Mac with OS X Mountain Lion" OS X Daily 6:59 PM
  • "Tips on opening links and searches in Safari: Safari supports a number of hidden options for handling opened links and search result windows." CNET Reviews 7:22 PM
  • "Open .SIT Files In Mountain Lion For Free [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Take Back Your Mac's Email Inbox With The Spam Busting SpamSieve App That Beats Apple's Junk Mail" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "3 Ways To Modify The Function Keys On Your Mac (and why that's a good thing)" NoodleMac 8:05 AM
  • "Make A Photo Slideshow On Your Mac That Is So Good Your Audience Will Not Fall Asleep" TeraTalks 8:05 AM
  • "VueScan Is The Perfect Gift To Keep That Old Scanner Running On Your Mac" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "Mac Browser Plugins Are Not Dead: How To Play Windows Media Video On A Mac (free)" BohemianBoomer 8:05 AM
  • "OS X's Missing Window Manager And Why You Need It On Your Mac" McSolo 8:05 AM
  • "Why I Can't Get Around to Using Safari" AppStorm 8:08 AM
Press Releases
  • "Monitor outbound traffic with Little Snitch 3" MacFixIt 4:35 PM
  • "Little Snitch 3: New network monitor, new icons" FairerPlatform 1:45 PM
  • "Mountain Lion ready Snapheal 2 ships for $7.99" FairerPlatform 10:08 AM
  • "Teddy Floppy Ear: The Race Roars Onto Mac Game Store" Inside Mac Games 9:26 AM
  • "Adobe Introduces All-New Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "Stellar Launches Photo Recovery v5 for Mac Users to Regain Lost Photos" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Zevrix Graphic Inspector Now Supports Mac OS X Mountain Lion" prMac 8:03 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Garmin adds Street View, public transit to its other iOS apps: The navigation software maker adds a few features Apple stripped out to its own apps in an effort to grab new iOS users." CNET Reviews 2:25 PM
  • "In iPhone maps turf war, Google is smart to drag its feet" CNET News 2:25 PM
  • "Google says Maps not waiting in wings for iPhone 5"  Reuters 7:59 AM
  • "Schmidt: Google talks to Apple 'every day', but hasn't submitted a Maps app yet" The Next Web 7:58 AM
  • "Google's Schmidt: Apple Should Have Kept Our Maps" [Paid Membership Required] 8:53 AM
  • "Google hasn't 'done anything' about maps for iOS 6 yet" TechRadar UK 8:10 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt: Google Hasn't Submitted A Native Google Maps App To Apple (Yet)" TechCrunch 8:15 AM
  • "Google Won't Be Bailing Apple Out of its Maps Problem Anytime Soon" The Atlantic Wire 9:26 AM
  • "Google chief criticises Apple over iPhone Maps app" Telegraph 8:44 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt: Ha ha, NO Google maps app for iPhone 5" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "Many Android owners plan exodus to the iPhone (survey)"  ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "America's 25 Most Inspiring Companies" [Slideshow] Forbes 9:21 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak says Apple Maps disappointing but issues not severe" AppleInsider 8:09 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak: Apple Maps Problems Are Not That Severe" Mashable 9:36 AM
  • "Wozniak: Sure, Apple's Maps Are Disappointing. But, The Press Are Blowing This Out Of Proportion." RazorianFly 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's Steve Wozniak: I want to become Australian" Telegraph 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Co-Founder Wants to Be Australian Citizen" CNBC 12:07 PM
  • "Belgians rush for new iPhone without knowing price" Reuters 8:53 AM
  • "Apple Maps Errors Send Japanese to Homegrown App" New York Times 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Maps to the rescue in China/Japan conflict: Two sets of disputed islands depicted, one for each nation" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "Apple Built Special Version of Maps For China" WSJ Blogs 12:37 PM
  • "FCC to look at AT&T FaceTime limit complaints, says report: The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission hinted that the commission would review complaints filed against AT&T over the iPhone video-chat feature, according to a report." CNET News 12:13 PM
  • "FCC will review objections to AT&T's FaceTime blocking, 'exercise our responsibilities' if necessary" The Verge 2:47 PM
  • "Apple Is D&AD's Most Awarded Design Studio and Brand" FunkySpaceMonkey 8:09 AM
  • "Supercar or iPhone 5? Apple beats out Aston Martin as the coolest brand in Britain" New York Daily News 12:04 PM
  • "Even Bears Steal iPads These Days!" PadGadget 7:00 PM
  • "Apple crimes in New York City are increasing 10 times faster than the general crime rate" 9 to 5 Mac 10:14 AM
  • "11,400 Apple Products Stolen This Year in NYC, Up 40%" The Mac Observer 7:15 PM
  • "iPhones, iPads targets of New York City's iThieves" MarketWatch 2:49 PM
  • "Gruesome Evidence That Demand For iPhones Is Violently Strong" Business Insider 8:30 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Wireless technology NFC still has a ways to go" USA Today 9:18 PM
  • "Possible flaw in Samsung's TouchWiz UI leaves smartphones open to data-wiping, SIM locks and more" The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "Lytro Expands Retail Presence, To Be Available Next Month From Amazon, Target, And Best Buy" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "iPhone 5: An Evolution in Repair" iFixit 7:01 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 Wi-Fi problems linger on" ZDNet 7:12 PM
  • "Siri Is Still In Beta...No Really" AppleBitch 2:10 PM
  • "iPhone 5 baseband chip hints at launch on China Mobile, the world's largest carrier" The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "White iPhone 5 Owners Report Light Leakage Issues" ModMyi 8:09 AM
  • "HannStar reportedly enters iPad supply chain" DigiTimes 8:20 AM
  • "Apple's Lightning port dynamically assigns pins to allow for reversible use" AppleInsider 8:47 AM
  • "Apple's Lightning Interconnection Imposes Tricky Authentication Process, May Affect Third-Party Accessories." X-bit labs 9:18 PM
  • "Apple's Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints" TechCrunch 8:15 AM
  • "Apple's Proprietary Lightning Beats Standard Micro-USB Mobile Connector"  BYTE 9:33 AM
  • "iPhone 5 users complain of static lines on keyboard" CNET News 9:13 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 puts labor shortage pressure on Foxconn" DigiTimes 8:19 AM
  • "iPhone 5 reservation system goes live" CNET News 9:13 AM
  • "Compare And Contrast: iPhone 5 Versus iPhone 4S" App Advice 9:34 AM
  • "Apple Marketing SVP comments on iPhone 5 scratches and chips: 'That is normal' for aluminum products"  9 to 5 Mac 9:36 AM
  • "Apple SVP Responds To #ScratchGate Claims Via Email" TechCrunch 9:46 AM
  • "Apple's Schiller: iPhone 5 Scratching, Chipping Is 'Normal'" PC Magazine 4:34 PM
  • "iPhone 5 scratches 'normal,' Apple VP reportedly says" CNET News 12:06 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Users Complain about Scratches and Glitches" Tapscape 9:33 AM
  • "Apple denied trademark for music icon thanks to... MySpace" GigaOM 6:53 PM
  • "Apple Posts Free iPhone User Guide For iOS 6 eBook" MacPrices 9:04 AM
  • "Samsung to use Apple's WebKit for Future Mobile Browser" Patently Apple 7:59 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Tops Benchmarks, iPhone 5 Outsells 'Smarter' Phones, iPad First in Satisfaction, and More" Low End Mac 2:57 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted Integrated Touch Display & Gimballed Scroll Wheel Patents" Patently Apple 9:03 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents Relating to Virtual Keyboards, 4G OFDM Channelization & More" Patently Apple 7:59 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Smart Dock For Chaining Accessories" MacNews 11:44 AM
  • "Why smaller apps are centered on the iPhone 5 screen" Macworld 10:14 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Airspin For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "Mos Speedrun For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "FastBall 3 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:36 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:47 AM
  • "iPod Touch Buyer's Guide... $69 To $399 -The Best iPod Touch Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:53 AM

  • "Is iPhone 5 right for you? [Review] BetaNews 12:04 PM
  • "iPhone 5 review" BGR 12:03 PM
  • "Review: iPhone 5 takes next step in smartphone evolution" Macworld 9:24 AM
  • "iPhone 5: a little bit taller, a little bit baller" Ars Technica 9:10 AM
  • "iPhone 5 performance tests" iMore 9:26 AM
  • "Die Hard 5: New iPhone 5 Aces Torture Tests [Video] ReadWriteWeb 8:40 AM
  • "Apple A6 Teardown" iFixit 9:56 AM
  • "iPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 920 face off with image stabilization test (hands-on video)" Engadget 7:00 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Teardown: Visual Tour" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 12:27 PM
  • "Apple EarPods: Inside and out" EE Times 10:59 AM
  • "Thoughts on Apple's New EarPods" Kirkville 7:09 PM
  • "OWC Aura Pro SSD for Retina MBP: Maximum Speed, Great Upgrade" The Mac Observer 7:00 PM
  • "Review: My Book VelociRaptor Duo pricey but fast and feature-rich" Macworld 2:48 PM
  • "Review: Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock offers good sound, attractive design" Macworld 2:48 PM
  • "Hands-on with Twelve South's $80 HiRise for iMac [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 2:34 PM
  • "Review: BookBook Vol 2 (for New iPad/iPad 2)" TechHive 10:59 AM
  • "HiddenRadio Wireless Speaker: Brilliant Design, Mediocre Sound [Review] Mashable 8:44 AM
  • "Modern art, or wireless speaker? Meet HiddenRadio" VentureBeat 8:42 AM
  • "World Of Warcraft - Mists Of Pandaria review" Macworld UK 9:27 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Inside iOS 6: What's wrong with Apple's new Maps" AppleInsider 4:36 PM
  • "Review: Tyype HD for iPad" MacStories 12:03 PM
  • "Jasmine: Free, Elegant YouTube Client for iPhone and iPad" MacStories 12:36 PM
  • "iOS App Review: Geo Walk HD lets kids explore the world, but with limitations" Macworld 9:27 AM
  • "Ease Into 5K Is a Powerful Running Coach in Your Pocket" MacNewsWorld 9:33 AM
  • "Appidemic: Neon Blitz for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:43 AM
  • "'Lili' Review - A Gorgeous, Ambitious Flower-Picking RPG" Touch Arcade 7:01 PM
  • "'Best of British: Summer Sports' Review - Free Microgames for Armchair Athletics" Touch Arcade 9:29 AM
  • "BoxCrane Review: BoxCrane is a a replacement Dropbox app with many useful features that give users better control over their files on the go." 148Apps 2:34 PM
  • "FIFA 13 Review" 148Apps 10:54 AM
  • "Fieldrunners 2 HD Review: Fieldrunners 2 HD on the iPad is the definitive game in the series. The new towers are nice, but the true joy here is the big screen." 148Apps 9:29 AM
  • "Lich Defense Review: In many ways Lich Defense can be seen as a typical game of Tower Defense. Until we get to the whole 'Lich' part, that is." 148Apps 9:29 AM
  • "Geomon Review: On the surface Geomon isn't all that different from other monster catching and training games. What a difference a GPS makes." 148Apps 4:34 PM
  • "Neon Blitz Review: Recreate storefronts from the 80's and 90's anytime, anywhere." 148Apps 10:14 AM
  • "Crafty Creatures Review: Creating a whole world of cuddly, craft characters and puzzles is just as fun as it sounds." 148Apps 2:42 PM
  • "Enable 'Kid Mode' on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS" OS X Daily 6:56 PM
  • "How To Build an iPhone 5 Dock for $1.27" Gizmodo 9:31 AM
  • "Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of Apple TV 5.1" iLounge 4:35 PM
  • "Use Siri The Right Way To Check The Weather Forecast [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:42 PM
  • "Go Full Screen with Safari on iPhone & iPod touch to See More While Browsing the Web" OS X Daily 2:32 PM
  • "How to report problems in iOS 6's Maps" Macworld 6:53 PM
  • "How to tell Apple about a mistake in its Maps app" CNET News 9:36 AM
  • "New In iOS 6: Quickly Reply To Declined Calls With An iMessage Or SMS" App Advice 8:38 AM
  • "Is This the Culprit Behind iPhone 5 Shortages?" The Motley Fool 8:50 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:29 PM
  • "How is selling 5 million iPhones not enough for Wall Street?"  Digital Trends 7:06 PM
  • "Developers Cling to iOS, Fragmentation Hurts Android"  PC Magazine 4:36 PM
  • "The Real Problem With the iPhone 5" PC Magazine 4:20 PM
  • "Apple's new Passbook isn't quite ready for prime time" GigaOM 4:20 PM
  • "Scuff, Rattle And Scratch: Apple's iPhone 5 QA Leaves A Lot To Be Desired" TechCrunch 2:56 PM
  • "Apple's Competitors Pile On With Map Critiques" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:53 PM
  • "Bang! New Maps from Apple Put Garmin, Others in the Crosshairs" Forbes 2:51 PM
  • "Apple v. Google will define the fourth wave of online mapping" VentureBeat 2:43 PM
  • "Why is Verizon's iPhone 5 unlocked? Don't thank Google or the FCC" The Verge 2:42 PM
  • "How iOS 6 Will Affect Developers — and You" TidBITS 2:22 PM
  • "Apple Responds To Aluminum Scratching On iPhone 5" AppleBitch 1:46 PM
  • "Apple iOS users more likely to install third-party browsers than Android users" The Next Web 12:29 PM
  • "Op-ed: iOS 6's Do Not Disturb and the ring/silent switch" Ars Technica 12:10 PM
  • "How The iOS 6 App Store Changes Are Affecting App Rankings And Visibility" TechCrunch 11:00 AM
  • "Battle of the Tablet Business Models: Apple's iPad" Tech.pinions 10:28 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Obsession" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:14 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 'sales miss' is really much ado about nothing" Edible Apple 10:25 AM
  • "The truth about iPhone 5's first-weekend sales" CNET News 10:19 AM
  • "IPhone 5 conspiracy theories are irrational" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "Steve Jobs, Romantic: What it means to marry technology and the humanities." O'Reilly Radar 9:30 AM
  • "How's your battery life on iOS 6 and iPhone 5?" iMore 9:26 AM
  • "Why are Apple iPhone users more platform loyal than Android users are?"  Computerworld 9:17 AM
  • "Last remaining reason to order an iPhone 5 disappears: Taking so long to ship, it won't even be fashionable" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "Would Apple Screw Up Twitter on Buyout?" TheStreet 8:57 AM
  • "The iPod touch is a gateway drug"  ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "The Joys and Pains of Partnering With Apple" Inc. 8:49 AM
  • "Will Apple Repeat The Most Dangerous Strategic Mistake Leaders of Fast Growing Corporation Can Make?" Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "No iOS 6 for my original iPad? Now, I'm an Angry Bird." ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Too Much Of A Consumer Company To Care About The Mac Pro" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "How Apple Turned AT&T, Verizon, And Sprint Into Purveyors Of Dumb Wireless Pipes" PixoBebo 8:05 AM
  • "Buggy Apple Maps Point Way To Mediocrity In Post-Jobs Era" Forbes 9:47 AM
  • "Sorry, lost iOS 6 users: Google may not have submitted a Map app to Apple" Houston Chronicle 9:38 AM
  • "Apple Takes The Microsoft Approach With IOS 6 Maps" MacNews 9:24 AM
  • "Now We Know How Apple Fans Apply Reality Distortion To The New Maps App" Business Insider 9:20 AM
  • "Missing directions: Will Apple's old maps app live on forever?" CNET News 9:13 AM
  • "Why Apple Maps and Siri Required Apple To Break Its 'No Beta' Rule"  Forbes 8:53 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Maps Gaffe Energizes Apple's Smartphone Rivals" ReadWriteWeb 8:40 AM
  • "Oh dear, Google hasn't submitted a Google Maps app to Apple yet" Digital Trends 8:40 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt: Apple Should've Kept Our Google Maps App" Mashable 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 Google map flap highlights mobile OS divergence" ZDNet 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Maps Needs You!" Amsys 8:05 AM
  • "Google-Yahoo partnership: Google Chairman Schmidt expresses interest" BGR 8:36 PM
  • "When 'free' isn't: Developer accuses tool vendor of extorting customer" Ars Technica 4:19 PM
  • "Android: How Google Is Driving Away Its Partners" Low End Mac 2:57 PM
  • "The REO Speedwagon Song RIM Should Have Used For Developers" The Small Wave 1:16 PM
  • "It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Der Führer Found Out About iOS 6 Maps [Humor] Cult of Android 2:47 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Sweet: Instagram finally updated to support iOS 6 but iPhone 5 appears to lose live filter preview" The Next Web 6:33 PM
  • "Facebook Releases iOS 6 SDK, Trumpets Growth Benefits Of Native Login For App Developers" TechCrunch 4:11 PM
  • "CopyTrans Contacts for easy comprehensive iPhone contacts management" WindSolutions 3:36 PM
  • "Pad&Quill's Little Pocket Book For iPhone 5" Cult of Mac 2:31 PM
  • "Floating Dry Bag Protects Your iPhone From The Outdoors" Cult of Mac 2:31 PM
  • "Favorite 4: iOS 6 Maps Alternatives" 148Apps 12:43 PM
  • "24-karat iPhone 5: Bite the golden Apple" CNET News 12:28 PM
  • "iPhone 5 'jailbroken' ... before most fanbois even have it" The Register 12:03 PM
  • "Google Maps App for iOS 6 Sitting in the App Store Approval Queue?" PadGadget 12:03 PM
  • "Version 2.3 Now Available" MagicPlan 10:12 AM
  • "Einstein's brain Found On Apple iPAD" The Register 9:47 AM
  • "EA Sports Releases FIFA SOCCER 13 for iOS" iClarified 9:36 AM
  • "Sky Sports for iPad update brings second screen to UEFA Champions League, Ryder Cup" Engadget 9:31 AM
  • "Matmi's 'Monster Pinball' Getting a Much Needed HD Makeover" Touch Arcade 9:29 AM
  • "The Twelve South HiRise Looks Like A Mac Pro Mini, Is Actually A iMac Stand And Storage Locker" TechCrunch 9:24 AM
  • "EA Sports Brings FIFA 13 To The App Store With Online Multiplayer" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Keep iPhone Status Bar Visible While Using App Switcher With This Cydia Tweak" AddictiveTips 8:46 AM
  • "Onkyo announces AirPlay-enabled iOS Dock" AppleTell 8:43 AM
  • "Former Apple Insider Shares Management Lessons from Steve Jobs" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "Macworld/iWorld Selects Active Network's Conference™ Solution for End-to-End Event Intelligence" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "ManageEngine Manages Mobile Apps with Desktop Central/Also New: Support for iOS 6, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012; Integrated Chat" Business Wire 8:29 AM
  • "iAd Alums Launch Mobile Audience-Targeting Startup AdMobius, Raise $5M" TechCrunch 8:15 AM
  • "Mini SIM to Nano SIM (for iPhone 5) Trimmer / Cutter" USBfever 8:11 AM
  • "Sky Sports for iPad app gets Champs League and Ryder Cup boost" TechRadar UK 8:10 AM
  • "New App Syncs From BlackBerry to iPhone" BerryMover 8:07 AM
  • "MapLight, the Political Money Tracker, Launches Politicash 2012 App for the Presidential Election" MapLight 8:04 AM
  • "Important note to users for using ProCamera on iOS 6. ProCamera updated" prMac 7:03 PM
  • "ABBYY Launches Lingvo Dictionaries 3.0 with New Language Learning Tool" prMac 12:06 PM
  • "Free CPR Tempo App Released for iOS" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "Trigonomics 2.0 for iOS: Graphical, Interactive Learning and Calculation" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "ShareCal 3.0 Released - Calendar Event Sharing App Rebuilt" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "iCarbs App and 7 other iNutrient Apps ready for iPhone 5 and iOS 6" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Deep Voyage for iPhone and iPod touch Released" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "CAZE announces Zero 5 World's Thinnest Case for iPhone 5" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Appyend AB Releases myLife Calendar 2.0 for iPhone" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "1Tapps Launches 1TapFaceTime 2.0" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Tracer released for iOS - An Amazing Drawing Experience" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Gartner: Windows 8 is a must-win gamble by Microsoft/The analyst firm says Microsoft will be left behind by the mobile-device-oriented world if Windows 8 fails to catch on" Network World 7:03 PM
  • "Did Microsoft pull the trigger on Windows 8 too early? Weigh in" ZDNet 7:12 PM
  • "Ballmer Pitches Windows 8 to Developers, But Keeps Tight Rein on Surface" ["For such a rah-rah event meant to get developers excited to start building for Windows 8, Ballmer and the rest of the Microsoft team spent very little time talking about or showing off the Surface tablet, arguably Microsoft's most exciting product. ... In the hands-on time after the event, the Surface was missing from the product table, where several other Windows 8 tablets and ultrabooks were available to test and examine. The most Surface interaction Microsoft allowed came when Ballmer threw a Touch Cover to a developer in the front row."] Wired 6:51 PM
  • "Windows 8 Bugs Irk Microsoft, Intel CEO Said to Tell Staff" Bloomberg 4:23 PM
  • "Intel CEO Says Win 8 Requires Improvement, Says Bloomberg" Barron's 4:23 PM
  • "Microsoft is still facing fines over browser choice" The Inquirer 9:09 AM
  • "With a month to go until Windows 8's launch, 2,000-plus Windows Store apps" ZDNet 2:40 PM
  • "A Sign Of The Times: Microsoft Is An Income Investment" Seeking Alpha 9:40 AM
  • "Microsoft extends Windows Server 2008 support by 18 months" Computerworld 9:11 AM
  • "Microsoft Extends Windows Server 2008 Support to 2015" Windows IT Pro 10:05 AM
  • "Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Adds Compliance Power: Microsoft builds new security tools into latest version of Exchange that are designed to stop compliance breaches before they occur." InformationWeek 10:18 AM
  • "Microsoft flashes fat mobe wallet, whispers: 'Just rub our hub'" The Register 9:06 AM
  • "IBM Names CEO Rometty as Chairman; Palmisano Leaving Board" AllThingsD 7:06 PM
  • "IBM CEO Rometty to Add Chairman's Role" [Paid Membership Required] 7:12 PM
  • "IBM CEO Virginia M. Rometty elected chairman of the board" ZDNet 7:12 PM
  • "Rometty to succeed Palmisano as IBM chairman" GigaOM 7:09 PM
  • "IBM Confirms WII U Utilizes Power-Based CPU, Not Power 7" HotHardware 9:49 AM
  • "Dell Takes the Long View With Hyper Scale Computing" E-Commerce Times 10:07 AM
  • "Dell Kace caters to IT with added OS support on management appliances" ZDNet 10:09 AM
  • "Dell Kace updates management appliance for Windows 8 and OS X Mountain Lion" V3 10:10 AM
  • "Dell presents first shared-infrastructure solution" ITP Technology 10:09 AM
  • "Dell spills beans on biz app rejig after software gobble fest" The Register 9:17 AM
  • "TheStreet: Can Dell recover? Why Google, Amazon would screw up Pandora; stocks futures standing pat" The Saratogian 10:09 AM
  • "Ex X-IO exec Alan Atkinson takes reins at Dell's Compellent: X-IO's chairman and ex-CEO Alan Atkinson has joined Dell to run its Compellent operation." The Register 2:42 PM
  • "Lawsuit over HP ex-CEO Hurd payout dismissed" Reuters 8:50 PM
  • "HP Tries To Emulate Apple In Two Key Areas" Seeking Alpha 2:36 PM
  • "HP's Martin Murphy: Ireland has made its indelible mark on cloud computing (video)" SiliconRepublic 10:11 AM
  • "HP introduces proactive cyberprotection for enterprises" TechCentral 10:11 AM
  • "Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa" AllThingsD 10:10 AM
  • "Oracle making embedded Java push: The Java ME Embedded 3.2 client runtime broadens Java to cover microcontrollers" InfoWorld 12:06 PM
  • "Oracle woos open sourcers with free Java web framework" The Register 8:26 AM
  • "Oracle's Revenues Fall Short But Valuation Not Bad" Seeking Alpha 9:43 AM
  • "Oracle Releases Free Open Source Development Framework" TechWeekEurope 10:00 AM
  • "Cisco CEO suggests Whitman will have hard time turning around HP" Reuters 7:12 PM
  • "Cisco CEO Chambers Talks Retirement Plans; Succession Race Officially Begins" AllThingsD 4:34 PM
  • "Cisco CEO reveals potential successors" ZDNet 7:13 PM
  • "Cisco looks to drive sales for elite Cloud partners" CRN 10:07 AM
  • "Huawei Wants to Blind Cisco TelePresence" Channelnomics 10:06 AM
  • "Former Intel Exec Avoids Prison in Insider Trading Case" PC Magazine 2:42 PM
  • "AMD Slides To 3-Yr Low; FBR Cuts Target On Weak PC Builds" Forbes 2:47 PM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Stock Hits New 52-Week Low" TheStreet 9:40 AM
  • "Just what does AMD stand for, anyway? Initials may mean something new as business, stock suffer" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
  • "FCC chairman says we need faster internet sooner, defends role as a 'cop on the beat': The FCC's chief praises US innovation, but says real challenges remain" The Verge 2:34 PM
  • "FCC chairman: Agency needs to police broadband competition" IDG News Service 2:45 PM
  • "Is the FCC planning to propose some new broadband math?" GigaOM 2:41 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Stock Movement on the iPhone Launch, Now and Before, in Charts" Forbes 8:50 PM
  • "Apple shares dip on supply worries" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:02 PM
  • "Cheerleader Analysts Shaft Apple, Investors" ["That said, 'we' ignore the bigger picture implications of this noise. It doesn't matter whether analysts were 'right' or 'wrong' on iPhone 5 numbers. This story provides the opportunity to consider fundamental flaws existing in the relationship between Wall Street analysts, the media and investors."]  TheStreet 8:55 AM
  • "Not the Apple of their eye: Stock sinks even after selling 5 million new iPhones" Boston Herald 9:18 AM
  • "When Do You Sell Apple?" Zacks 12:28 PM
  • "Jim Chanos: Apple Shares Have Risen Too Far, Too Fast" Bloomberg News 2:48 PM
  • "10 Ways Apple Is 'Overpriced'" TheStreet 2:33 PM
  • "Can Apple's iPhone Rescue FedEx Investors?" TheStreet 10:59 AM
  • "Three ETFs with the Most Apple Exposure" Zacks 10:54 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks sink; ex-dividend trade hits Tokyo/Asia markets fell on Wednesday, matching losses on Wall Street, with sharp losses in Tokyo as many firms started to trade without rights to latest dividend payouts." MarketWatch 8:08 PM
  • "Stocks Sell Off, Finish Near Lows" TheStreet 4:16 PM
  • "Caterpillar, Apple push Wall Street lower" Reuters 8:07 PM
  • "IBM, Apple rise in mixed tech trading session" MarketWatch 9:21 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slide: The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index tumbled the most in three months after a Fed official criticized recent stimulus efforts and Caterpillar lowered its long-term profit forecast." [Paid Membership Required] 4:17 PM
  • "Stocks: Choppy trading ahead" CNNMoney 8:57 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia markets trade mostly weaker/Concerns about slowing global growth and the potential need for tighter monetary policy soured market sentiment in Asia on Tuesday, notably weighing on commodity, construction and shipping firms." MarketWatch 8:58 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks seesaw; car makers, banks off/European stock markets wobbled on Tuesday, as banks and car makers moved lower, while heavyweight oil firms tracked energy prices higher." MarketWatch 8:58 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:43 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:44 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:34 PM

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