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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, November 20, 2012


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Weekend Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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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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  • "Worst may finally be over for Apple"  CNNMoney 12:22 PM
  • "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
  • "Let Apple's Rally Fill Your Pockets: Weekly Options Part 2" Seeking Alpha 12:52 PM
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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