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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, November 20, 2012


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Monday Highlights: iPhone 7 Plus one of best selling smartphones in China for 2017; iMac and MacBook sales rise in 2017, bucking trend in Windows 10 PC sales; report in Ireland's Connact Tribune reveals concern from Apple over Athenry data center delays; new malware goes after DNS settings in OS X; 10 years ago today MacBook Air introduced to world by Steve Jobs; crazy playoff game between Vikings and Saints so intense that some fans wearing Apple Watches told they could be experiencing a heart attack; DigiTimes hears increase in MacBook orders given to Foxconn, suggesting no major upgrades in 2018; mother of four kids pens letter in HuffPo to Apple saying "parental controls aren't the answer" to kids and smartphones.

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  • "Report: Your Kid Wants An iPad For Christmas"  Forbes 1:04 PM
  • "What do American kids want this holiday season? Hint: Four out of the top five are made by Apple" The Next Web 1:05 PM
  • "U.S. trade agency to review ruling in Apple-Samsung dispute: The ITC will review issues related to standards-essential patents and an earlier decision that Apple's iPhone and iPad did not infringe Samsung's patents"  IDG News Service 8:30 AM
  • "Samsung-Apple Patent War Pulls In iPhone 5, Galaxy S III" CRN 11:22 AM
  • "Barack Obama and Tim Cook's weekend chat: I'll bet $82.6 billion the call had something to do with Apple's overseas cash holdings"  Fortune 8:12 AM
  • "No Apple TV Until November 2013, Says Analyst Gene Munster" Business Insider 4:02 PM
  • "Analyst Tips Nov. 2013 for Apple TV Set" PC Magazine 4:47 PM
  • "HTC 'happy' with Apple settlement, slams media estimates"  Reuters 8:10 AM
  • "HTC CEO slams Apple settlement estimates, calls them outrageous: HTC CEO Peter Chou says he is happy with the agreement struck with Apple." CNET News 8:18 AM
  • "HTC dispute Apple settlement claims, while Samsung wants more details" Digital Trends 8:29 AM
  • "HTC: Media Apple settlement estimates are 'outrageous'" ZDNet 11:15 AM
  • "Is Apple killing software biz with iPhone, iPad and iOS? Part II: The ultimate revenge of Steve Jobs"  Unwired View 9:47 AM
  • "Apple iTunes Russia Store Launch Delayed" RIA Novosti 9:48 AM
  • "WWDC 2013: Apple plans Siri, Maps for iPhone-friendly OS X 10.9, claims" Computerworld 8:31 AM
  • "Windows Users Jumping Ship to Apple: Survey" Daily Ticker 8:12 AM
  • "DreamWorks Releases Software Used in 'Guardians'" [Paid Membership Required] 6:35 PM
  • "Keychain errors fixed in new OS X Mountain Lion Supplemental Update 2.0" AppleInsider 4:08 PM
  • "Apple releases OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2 for 2012 Macs, fixing Keychain issues" 9 to 5 Mac 4:08 PM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2 Released for 2012 Macs" OS X Daily 6:34 PM
  • "Fix slow booting after changing drives in OS X: Altering drive configurations in OS X may result in a relatively slow boot process, which usually can be fixed with a couple of steps." CNET Reviews 4:11 PM
  • "What to do When iTunes Won't Detect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod" OS X Daily 6:34 PM
  • "Review: GoodSync's features are rich but require study" Macworld 1:05 PM
  • "Venture beyond the Mac App Store" Macworld 8:38 AM
  • "A Beginner's Guide To iPhoto" Mactuts+ 8:34 AM
  • "Setting up window policy banner in OS X lion & Mountain Lion" Amsys 7:56 AM
  • "Hide The Dock Icon For Any Running App [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "How To Use Notification Center To Receive RSS Subscription Notifications On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:57 AM
  • "Use CollageIt To Create Photo Collages With Drag And Drop Simplicity On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "This App Is The Fastest Way To Move Files From Your Mac To Anywhere Else On The Planet" NoodleMac 7:57 AM
  • "How To Tame Your Mac's Wild And Wooly And Crazy Cluttered Menubar" BohemianBoomer 7:57 AM
  • "How To Access An App's Menubar From Any Mac App Window With A Click" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Use Your Mac To Strip Color From A Digital Photo And Put It Back Exactly Where You Want" McSolo 7:57 AM
  • "Running OS X on an Old Macintosh Portable Is Difficult, Pointless But Awesome" Gizmodo 8:24 AM
Press Releases
  • "Mac Browsers: Firefox 17, TenFourFox 17, Opera 12.11" FairerPlatform 3:58 PM
  • "PFiddlesoft releases UI Browser 2.3.0, an update to the 'ultimate assistant' for Apple's AppleScript GUI Scripting and Accessibility techonologies." PFiddlesoft 8:41 AM
  • "Mac OS X 3D Screensavers - Earth - Turn your monitor into a space" 3Planesoft 7:56 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple 'opens eBay store': Officially refurbished Apple products are now available on eBay, sparking reports that the company has opened its own store on the auction site." Telegraph 8:06 AM
  • "eBay store for refurbished Apple products is run by Apple" SlashGear 8:07 AM
  • "Is Apple running its own eBay store? Signs point to 'Yes'" Digital Trends 10:34 AM
  • "Apple Moving Refurb Products Through Ebay 'Refurbished Outlet'" The Mac Observer 7:40 PM
  • "iPad to lead tablet app downloads through 2017" Electronista 8:29 AM
  • "Tablets, discounters top U.S. holiday shopping lists" Reuters 3:59 PM
  • "Nokia's Here Maps finds its way to Apple's App Store" CNET News 8:18 AM
  • "Nokia's Here Maps hits the App Store, now available on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" The Next Web 8:05 AM
  • "Nokia Here iOS 6 Maps App Alternative Released For iPhone And iPad" TechCrunch 8:05 AM
  • "Nokia's Here mobile maps app arrives on iOS" GigaOM 8:21 AM
  • "Nokia's Here Maps out now for iOS, the wait for a true Google Maps replacement continues" The Verge 8:26 AM
  • "Nokia's maps app soars from No.101 to No.32 in iOS App Store in just 15 minutes" BGR 8:32 AM
  • "Apple hiring folks to work on Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish versions of Siri" 9 to 5 Mac 10:25 AM
  • "Apple to kick off holiday deals at midnight Friday: Expect discounts of 7% to 9% on Macs, iPads again this year, reports analyst" Computerworld 4:11 PM
  • "Apple teases its Black Friday event" Macworld 10:25 AM
  • "Apple announces Black Friday sale in stores and online; great tech deals (Video)" Examiner 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Announces Black Friday Sale" Mashable 4:03 PM
  • "Color Lawsuit Confirms Sale to Apple" WebProNews 10:33 AM
  • "No iPads for Emirates: Airline to hand out HP Windows 8 tablets to flight crew" Digital Trends 8:29 AM
  • "Jail Looms for Man Who Revealed AT&T Leaked iPad User E-Mails: The case highlights a troubling disconnect between online life and the rule of the law." Technology Review 8:22 AM
  • "AT&T iPad hacker found guilty in data leak case" V3 9:13 PM
  • "Apple Android apps: Fake apps appear in Google Play store" BGR 9:25 AM
  • "BBK's Vivo X1 Looks Like A Thinner iPhone 5 (Video)" M.I.C. Gadget 9:54 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sharp's early retirement program becomes oversubscribed" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "RIM CEO: 'We Needed to Get Our Act Together'" Wired 12:19 PM
  • "Bonobo Extreme 17.3-inch gaming laptop runs Ubuntu" TG Daily 11:55 AM
  • "World's oldest digital computer brought back to life" TG Daily 11:55 AM
  • "Linux users targeted by mystery drive-by rootkit" Techworld 11:53 AM
  • "Anti-virus mogul and fugitive John McAfee launches blog: McAfee says he has enough material to keep the blog updated for a year, even if he is captured" Salon 11:39 AM
  • "Preparing your cloud for the holidays: Experts weigh in" ZDNet 11:15 AM
  • "Facebook starts going encrypted by default in North America" The Register 11:58 AM
  • "Facebook moves all users to HTTPS for added security" PCWorld 11:07 AM
  • "As prices drop, 3-D printers catch the eye of young entrepreneurs" Entrepreneur [Free Registration Required] 10:39 AM
  • "Nintendo Exec Scott Moffitt Promises More Wii U Consoles Are On The Way" Forbes 10:37 AM
  • "Nintendo warns against Wii U update being interrupted: Owners of Nintendo's new Wii U console have been facing lengthy waits to make full use of it because they need to install a large firmware update." BBC 9:56 AM
  • "Firefox for Android revamp brings browser to 250 million older phones" ZDNet 12:24 PM
  • "Malware uses Google Docs as proxy to command and control server" IDG News Service 11:08 AM
  • "Fake Apple Apps In Google Android Play Store" BYTE 9:50 AM
  • "Google looking to take on Apple with AirPlay alternative" iDownload Blog 8:38 AM
  • "Google Wants To One-Up Apple With New AirPlay Competitor" Cult of Android 8:29 AM
  • "I'm Gandalf, and this is my Windows Phone: Microsoft taps The Hobbit characters for new marketing campaign" The Next Web 8:06 AM
  • "Beware of fake iPad Smart Covers for sale on Amazon" GigaOM 4:05 PM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 164" 148Apps 12:52 PM
  • "The Iconfactory's David Lanham on what it takes to build home screen-worthy icons" The Verge 9:46 AM
  • "Apple television predicted to headline three core product launches in 2013" AppleInsider 8:40 AM
  • "Thank Brit eggheads for new iMac's sexy seamless knife-edge: A little-known British company is the brains behind technology in the new super-slim iMacs that Apple CEO Tim Cook raved about on stage." The Register 8:17 AM
  • "iPhone 5S and iPad 5 may be released in mid 2013 - Report" Network World 8:09 AM
  • "Online iPhone 5 orders now available within two weeks" iDownload Blog 9:18 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Shipping Times Improve to 2 Weeks" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Shipping Times Improve: Apple slowly catches up to the demand for the iPhone 5. Google's Nexus 4, meanwhile, is still out of stock." InformationWeek 10:47 AM
  • "Users report dead Apple TVs after installing software update" AppleInsider 10:24 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple's journaling system for iOS makes geotagging a system-wide feature" AppleInsider 8:40 AM
  • "Apple Granted Major Multi-Touch & iPhone Thermal Patents" Patently Apple 8:39 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For The IPad Smart Cover" MacNews 9:21 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Using A Portable Media Player As A Remote Control" MacNews 9:16 AM
  • "Apple Files for 'iPad mini' Trademark in the US" Patently Apple 8:39 AM
  • "Apple moves to trademark 'iPad Mini' in the U.S." CNET News 12:50 PM
  • "Apple TV users report issues after updating" TUAW 1:37 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Chimpact For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "Totem Runner For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "Smart Aliens Premium For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:04 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:06 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:06 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $850 to $3,049" MacReviewZone 7:56 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $688 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:56 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -799 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:56 AM
  • "MacMall pre-Black Friday 2012 sale: Apple iPad, MacBook, Mac Mini, and iMac deals" ZDNet 11:15 AM
  • "CNET Exclusive: Up to 50 percent off headphones for a good cause" CNET Reviews 11:22 AM
  • "Refurbished MacBook Pro: Return of the $929 MBP" FairerPlatform 3:57 PM

  • "Apple 13-in. Retina MacBook Pro review: Vibrant screen, perfect size? Good screens come in small packages" Computerworld 8:10 AM
  • "Review: $199 Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi webcam for Mac and iOS" 9 to 5 Mac 6:32 PM
  • "Review: Relaunched Jawbone Up is a fashionable fitness tracker" TechHive 11:44 AM
  • "Spigen SGP Leather Argos Series Case for the iPhone 4/4S Review" Run Around Tech 4:09 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS apps for music fans" Macworld 4:09 PM
  • "Hands On With Nokia's Here Maps For iOS: Good Stop-Gap Until Native Google Maps [Video] TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "Hands on with Nokia's Here Maps for iOS" Macworld 9:55 AM
  • "Nokia's Here Maps Are Here, And They'll Get You There [Review] Cult of Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Evernote 5.0 for iOS Review" MacStories 12:21 PM
  • "Top apps for travel on iOS: If you don't have your flight for Thanksgiving by now, you're probably out of luck, but check out these apps to make your travel day much easier." CNET Reviews 6:31 PM
  • "Track Per-App Data Usage in iOS with DataMan Pro" TidBITS 3:58 PM
  • "iOS App Turns the Dyle on Mobile TV" MacNewsWorld 8:42 AM
  • "Apps for (almost) pain-free holiday travel" TechHive 8:48 AM
  • "Appidemic: Colorstrokes for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:38 AM
  • "Stint for iPhone lets you track client time and manage invoices" iMore 8:32 AM
  • "This Thanksgiving, Try Phoning It In" Wired 12:20 PM
  • "'Butterball Cookbook Plus' for iOS review" It's All Tech 8:38 AM
  • "Elite App For iPad Helps You Track The Call of Duty Game You Play Too Much Of [Review] Cult of Mac 4:05 PM
  • "Try The iPhone App Which Makes Ringtones, Custom Tones For Text And Alerts For free" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "Bugs and Buttons/Bubbles for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:32 AM
  • "In:play Review: Delightfully minimalist, In:play is a simple yet great music playing app." 148Apps 10:16 AM
  • "ColorMania FX Review" 148Apps 4:08 PM
  • "Word Smack Review" 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "Extreme Road Trip 2 Review" 148Apps 8:38 AM
  • "Band Of The Day Review" 148Apps 11:12 AM
  • "Ninja Toss Review" 148Apps 1:37 PM
  • "Wrangle the Animals into Line in Zookeeper DX – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 10:33 AM
  • "Q&A: Syncing an iPad Wirelessly" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:22 PM
  • "Change Spotlight Search Priority in iOS" OS X Daily 6:34 PM
  • "Have a liquid damaged iPhone, iPad, or iPod? Here's what you should and should't do with it." iMore 4:08 PM
  • "Find Out Who Un-Follows You On Twitter With Sayonara [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:05 PM
  • "Charging up two iPhones, simultaneously, with the MacBook Air" ZDNet 11:15 AM
  • "Keep your data safe when you travel for the holidays" TechHive 8:38 AM
  • "ITC Will Review Apple's Innocence in Samsung Complaint" The Mac Observer 8:11 PM
  • "Oprah praises Microsoft's Surface tablet from an iPad" Digital Trends 7:21 PM
  • "Things to Be Thankful For, Technology Edition" Mashable 7:20 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:28 PM
  • "Should Apple Ignore This Environmental Watchdog?" Minyanville 4:46 PM
  • "Nokia Maps for iOS: Why Is Something So Good So Ugly?" Gizmodo 3:59 PM
  • "Here's When Apple May Announce Apple TV" TheStreet 12:51 PM
  • "Another Poorly Sourced Analyst Claim For An Apple Television In 2013?" AppleBitch 12:15 PM
  • "'Tis the season for Apple analyst Gene Munster to call for an Apple HDTV next year" 9 to 5 Mac 9:46 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: What fight are you watching?" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:46 AM
  • "Apple Picked The Right Time To Support USB 3.0" MacNews 8:39 AM
  • "Apple, Tesla Completely Embarrass Microsoft: Any person even remotely associated with Microsoft should be livid, ashamed of him/herself or a mix of both." TheStreet 8:29 AM
  • "HTC Scoffs at Talk of $6-8 Per Phone Apple Patent Deal" PC Magazine 11:11 AM
  • "HTC Paying Apple $6 to $8 Per Phone? That's Crazy Talk." AllThingsD 10:34 AM
  • "HTC: the media has no clue what we're paying Apple" VentureBeat 9:46 AM
  • "HTC: Our Apple Patent Deal is Better than You Think" The Mac Observer 8:30 AM
  • "HTC's Peter Chou: We Don't Pay Apple $6-$8 per Android Phone" Mashable 8:23 AM
  • "Besides Steve Wozniak Is There Anyone Who Likes Microsoft Surface More Than Apple's iPad" PixoBebo 7:57 AM
  • "How Apple's Product Positioning Gets Customers To Buy One Of Everything And Love It" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "The Android Phone 8 Home Screen" Lifehacker 4:09 PM
  • "ScotteVest Fleece Jacket 7.0: Geek apparel from the Gods - Gift Guide 2012" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "Why companion devices should -- and will -- replace the PC" ZDNet 12:24 PM
  • "Thanksgiving: Why I'm thankful to tech" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Will the Wii U match the success of the original Wii?" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 12:12 PM
  • "Ten... Linux apps you must install" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "Is the universe built like the internet?" TG Daily 11:55 AM
  • "Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook Review" HotHardware 11:29 AM
  • "Open source Java for Android? Don't bet on it" InfoWorld 10:46 AM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy Note Smart Dock is a dumb addition" InfoWorld 10:45 AM
  • "Dell XPS 12 review: A clever convertible Ultrabook" InfoWorld 10:45 AM
  • "17 eye-popping Black Friday tech deals" [Slideshow] Network World 10:44 AM
  • "Golden Gobblers 2012: Angry birdbrains of tech/Who are the top turkeys in tech? Cringely serves up a few deserving candidates. Please pass the gravy" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "The smartphone decision: What about the Nokia Lumia 920? (Review)" Houston Chronicle 10:40 AM
  • "Pew: U.S. Parents Of Online Teens Worried About Reputational Damage Of Online Activity And What Advertisers Know About Their Kids" TechCrunch 11:49 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Windows 8 --Ugly Under The Surface?" MacNews 10:50 AM
  • "Analyst Says BlackBerry May Avoid 'Worst-Case Scenario'" Bloomberg 10:00 AM
  • "5 Best Tablets For The Holidays" [Slideshow] BYTE 9:50 AM
  • "Measuring The State Of Primary Storage Deduplication" InformationWeek 9:49 AM
  • "New start-up hubs challenging Silicon Valley: study" Reuters 9:48 AM
  • "Why Silicon Valley Leads, But It's Vulnerable" Forbes 9:25 AM
  • "Cisco Is Just Too Boring" Forbes 9:25 AM
  • "Windows 8 killed my PC: After five hours on the phone with Microsoft, the verdict was that my three-month old Lenovo laptop simply wasn't compatible with Windows 8." Fortune 8:55 AM
  • "If This Is Actually The Next-Generation Xbox, It's Going To Be Crazy Powerful" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "While the Intel board was firing Paul Otellini they should have fired themselves, too" I, Cringely 8:43 AM
  • "A Rosier Year Ahead for Windows 8? Yeah, Right/We've seen Microsoft operating systems fail in the past and I have just one thing to say: bring on Windows 9!" PC Magazine 8:20 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Accoutrement: Aspinal of London iPad Sleeves" Forbes 9:13 PM
  • "Mossberg's Annual Holiday Laptop Buyers' Guide" [Paid Membership Required] 8:36 PM
  • "DataMan Pro For iPhone Regains Advanced App Watch" App Advice 4:47 PM
  • "Get Sturdy With It - Frameshift Pro iPad Stand" App Advice 4:09 PM
  • "Square Card Readers Now Sold In More Than 250 Retail Stores In Canada, Including Apple And Best Buy" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Highlight Launches Android App And New iOS App With Expanded Profiles, 'High Fives,' And Improved Notifications" TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "Walgreens Adds Aviary's Photo-Editing Features To Its Mobile Apps, Lets You Edit And Filter Photos Before Printing To Walgreens" TechCrunch 11:14 AM
  • "Kickstarting Phorce: Stylish Carry Bag with Battery Pack" The Mac Observer 10:32 AM
  • "New App 'iDry' Helps Patients Overcome Urinary Incontinence" PRNewswire 10:19 AM
  • "Lantronix New xPrintServer - Office Edition, Now Shipping" PRNewswire 10:19 AM
  • "10 Cool New Cases For The iPad Mini" [Slideshow] CRN 10:15 AM
  • "Apple iOS and Mac gifts: 2012 holiday guide" iMore 9:55 AM
  • "Black Friday: 5 Apps to Maximize Deals, Stay Organized During the Shopping Rush" [Slideshow] ABCNews 9:55 AM
  • "This Touchfire Keyboard Makes an Ideal Gift for iPad Fans" Mashable 9:46 AM
  • "Meet Phorce, A Smart Bag That Charges Your Gadgets And Provides Power Management Via Bluetooth" TechCrunch 9:31 AM
  • "My Pro To Go: Perfect Travel Companion For Golfers On The Go" PRWeb 8:57 AM
  • "Baseball Swing Trainer iPhone App That Increases Young Athletes Ability to Hit Better" PRWeb 8:57 AM
  • "iFrogz™ Introduces Vue Case for iPhone" Business Wire 8:56 AM
  • "Black Friday week daily deal roundup – Tuesday Edition" 9 to 5 Mac 8:49 AM
  • "Western Digital boosts Black hard drive capacity to 4TB" PCWorld 8:48 AM
  • "Disney Announces Some Terrific Cyber Monday Deals For iOS" App Advice 8:47 AM
  • "ShopSavvy heads to iPad, as it braces for tablet-heavy holiday shopping" VentureBeat 8:38 AM
  • "Facebook Now Wants To Upload Every Photo You Take On Your iPhone To Its Servers Automatically" Cult of Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Highway to Sell: AC/DC Now Available on iTunes" Techland 8:34 AM
  • "AC/DC set to rock iTunes" T3 8:26 AM
  • "Certain people rejoice! AC/DC finally available on iTunes" The Register 8:22 AM
  • "Cap That Raises $2.3 Million to Skin Your Next iPhone" AllThingsD 8:22 AM
  • "New iPad/iPhone App helps Navigate the Adoption Process" prMac 12:52 PM
  • "b-lock iPhone case allows parents to block access to iPhone Home button" prMac 9:48 AM
  • "ABBYY Launches New Version of Digital Card Holder with OCR for iPhone" prMac 8:46 AM
  • "Boldomatic App For iPhone - Attention Made In Switzerland" prMac 8:46 AM
  • "Hado Labs releases Snowflakes 1.0 for iPad with Retina display" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Happy Thanksgiving! 50% Off U.S. Traveller App until Nov. 28th" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "I Wanna Duck'n Roll All Night, and Tap Every Day on iOS" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Noteboom Productions Releases Video Tutorial on Mac OS X Mountain Lion" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Jet Raiders New Action Packed Arcade Game Released on iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "iDoMath - Tips + Tricks for iOS: Learn Advanced Math Shortcuts with Ease" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Just Colors: Go on a Color Hunt with this Educational Game App for Kids" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "iwascoding Releases GarageSale 6.5" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Highly Addictive Rope Escape Hits Mobile Gaming Platforms" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Christmas InstaBooth - Personalised digital cards" prMac 8:22 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP may have to split up: Once the pride of Silicon Valley, HP's write-down and sales woes could force the company to make drastic changes to stay competitive." [Video Report] CNNMoney 9:27 AM
  • "How H-P was duped in Autonomy deal" MarketWatch 12:36 PM
  • "HP takes $8.8 billion writedown on Autonomy" CNNMoney 9:10 AM
  • "H.P. Takes Huge Charge on 'Accounting Improprieties' at Autonomy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:05 AM
  • "HP says discovered accounting 'failures' at Autonomy unit" Reuters 9:30 AM
  • "HP alleges Autonomy wrongdoing, takes $8.8 billion charge" Reuters 4:12 PM
  • "H-P Claims Fraud at Autonomy" [Paid Membership Required] 9:16 AM
  • "H-P's Autonomy Write-Down: Remember Oracle's Accusations Too" WSJ Blogs 9:31 AM
  • "Meg Whitman: Those Responsible for Autonomy Deal Are Gone" WSJ Blogs 9:31 AM
  • "HP to 'seek redress' for alleged Autonomy accounting fraud" IDG News Service 10:09 AM
  • "HP Stock Price Drops 12.4 Percent After Unexpected $8.8 Billion Loss" TechCrunch 11:49 AM
  • "H-P shares blasted by Autonomy charge" MarketWatch 9:20 AM
  • "Q&A With Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch on H-P Allegations" WSJ Blogs 12:07 PM
  • "Former Autonomy CEO denies HP's charges of improprieties" Reuters 10:25 AM
  • "What Exactly Happened at Autonomy?" AllThingsD 12:41 PM
  • "HP and Autonomy: Unanswered questions" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Here's Why Meg Whitman Says She's Not To Blame For The Autonomy Mess" Business Insider 4:03 PM
  • "Windows 8 may not start a PC replacement trend for enterprises until after 2014" DigiTimes 10:27 AM
  • "Oprah Winfrey too late to save Microsoft's Windows 8" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "Linux Foundation support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed" ZDNet 12:23 PM
  • "Microsoft Stores kicking off Black Friday sales on Thursday" PCWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft's Skype Takes Its Gift Cards International, Now In 44 Countries, As It Continues Retail Rollout" TechCrunch 11:51 AM
  • "Dell storage still staggering a year after EMC break-up" The Register 12:02 PM
  • "IBM backs Brazilian wafer fab project" EE Times 10:27 AM
  • "Intel CEO startled board chairman with decision to retire" CNET News 9:40 AM
  • "Intel: Why Did The Board Boot Paul Otellini? And Now What?" Forbes 9:34 AM
  • "Intel's CEO search begins, and the nominees are..." EE Times 10:28 AM
  • "Otellini Exits Intel, With Windows 8 Fate Uncertain" InformationWeek 10:42 AM
  • "How Intel's faith in x86 cost it the mobile market" The Register 12:01 PM
  • "Intel Will Die if It Doesn't Think and Act Differently" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Creative, Intel strike pact worth $50M" ZDNet 12:25 PM
  • "Cisco's wireless chief: Meraki simplifies customers' lives" Network World 11:11 AM
  • "Demise of cybersecurity bill means executive order on the way: While the expressed purpose of the order is to safeguard the nation's critical infrastructure, there are fears power will be abused" CSO 11:11 AM
  • "Icann net address endings to face government objections: A panel representing about 50 of the world's governments is set to reveal to which of the proposed new internet name address endings it objects." BBC 9:56 AM
  • "Scientists Find Cheaper Way to Ensure Internet Security: Scientists at Toshiba and Cambridge University have perfected a technique that offers a less expensive way to ensure the security of the high-speed fiber optic cables that are the backbone of the modern Internet." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
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  • "Apple, Nike And More Stocks That Feast During Thanksgiving Week" Forbes 4:47 PM
  • "Why Apple's Love-Hate Relationship With The Market Is Good" Forbes 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's profits fetish could spell its DOOM" The Register 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Stock Price Bounces Back, Thanks to AC/DC and eBay?" CMS Wire 8:09 AM
  • "Apple 2012 Vs. Cisco 2000: A Distant Mirror And What It Tells Us" Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
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Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks steady after Fed's cliff warning: S&P 500, Nasdaq extend gains into third session; H-P hits Dow" MarketWatch 4:00 PM
  • "S&P 500 Erases Earlier Loss as Housing Report Tempers HP" Bloomberg 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks Slump on H-P Selloff, Bernanke Comments" FOXBusiness 1:38 PM
  • "Stocks Tumble Following Bernanke Speech" TheStreet 4:01 PM
  • "H-P Drags Dow Into Red: A steep drop in Hewlett-Packard was enough to drag the Dow industrials into the red, while other indexes squeaked out a third straight session of gains." [Paid Membership Required] 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks headed for choppy day" CNNMoney 9:10 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong, Tokyo stocks fall as Seoul, Sydney rise" MarketWatch 9:17 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks buoyed on U.S. data, Mideast hopes/Credit Suisse, Glencore shares in Tuesday's spotlight" MarketWatch 12:31 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:52 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:52 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:39 PM
  • "Semiconductors Stocks, Including Intel, Making Big Moves on November 20, 2012" Investopedia 12:40 PM

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