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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Over at The Telegraph, Roy Williams believes Apple should tap into the tremendous R&D talent in the UK; Computerworld's Mike Elgan highlights three groups who can't wait for the Apple Watch, developers, accessory makers, and market analysts; Will Apple play Christmas spoiler for retailers as consumers opt for expensive iPhone 6 models?; you may have noticed Apps in the App Store are no longer "Free" but instead say "Get", Philip Elmer-DeWitt explains; Jonny Evans dives in to the Apple Pay pool and how users of the service spend big; is Apple's thermonuclear war on Android over? It might be suggests Jeff John Roberts at Gigaom, in light of court filings; Apple updates iWork for iCloud with more languages, fonts, easy file renaming — more in our OS X section; Ted Landau discusses bug causing Yosemite to rename shared computers; Dennis Sellers reviews WALTR, an OS X app letting you copy files to your iDevice w/o iTunes; iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus was 6:1, now down to 3:1; current "Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much"; Gorilla Glass 4 very tough; more dangers in Masque malware as legit apps have been infiltrated; iPhone 6 Plus shipping times down, in stock in more places ahead of holidays; TechCrunch has a pic of a 24k gold iPad Air 2; John Stewart received a surprising call from Steve Jobs after the comedian skewered Apple on his show; is the future of homework to be found in video games!?; and could games receive new ratings for sexism?; Walt Mossberg's Re/code blog kills comments.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Huberty: Apple could sell 13 million TV sets at $1,060 each"  Fortune 8:47 AM
  • "Apple Might Sell 156 Million iTVs In Its First Year, Doubling Stock" Forbes 2:40 PM
  • "Survey Finds Consumers Would Pay Up For Apple Television" Forbes 8:44 AM
  • "Apple TV? You're ready to pay extra, analyst says: Consumers are willing to pay a 20 percent premium for an Apple-made television, according to a survey from Morgan Stanley." CNET News 9:00 AM
  • "New cheaper iPhone based on 'retooled' iPhone 4 awaiting green light at Apple - analyst: Jefferies analyst says low-cost iPhone is in the works at Apple, needs approval"  Macworld UK 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Opens Third Store for Hong Kong Fans"  WSJ Blogs 8:06 AM
  • "Apple's German rubber-banding lawsuit against Samsung hinges on validity issues" Foss Patents 2:59 PM
  • "Apple could lose key patent" MoneyWatch 9:08 AM
  • "Digitech Image Technologies Sues Apple using Patent from Polaroid" Patently Apple 8:34 AM
  • "Robots Made Apple Switch To 'Made In USA'" The Inquisitr 4:03 PM
  • "Privacy Leaks are Still Rampant in Kids' Apps, FTC Reports" PCWorld 8:44 AM
  • "'Kids' apps STILL siphoning too much info from mobes' - FTC boss" The Register 12:18 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung and others suggest Congress tap federal spectrum to ease 'fiscal cliff'" AppleInsider 7:23 PM
OS X
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Some thoughts about trying to resolve a corruption problem in Final Cut Pro X" Final Cut Pro Training 4:13 PM
  • "When good Macs go bad: Steps to take when your Mac won't start up" Macworld 8:53 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Apple iTunes 11 review" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:44 AM
  • "Explaining the Hits and Misses in iTunes 11 Searching" TidBITS 10:48 AM
  • "Disabling Live Search in iTunes 11" iLounge 2:41 PM
  • "Homebrew Demystified: OS X's Ultimate Package Manager" Mactuts+ 9:09 AM
  • "Disk Utilities: The day after I wrote about Checkmate, my daughter added a new laptop to the house. It came with Lion installed, so I went looking for my flash drive that had the Mountain Lion installer." MacNews Blog 9:24 AM
  • "Installing Applications for a specific user" Amsys 7:54 AM
  • "iTunes 11: Use Up Next to play one song then stop playback" Mac OS X Hints 10:57 AM
  • "Share Links Quickly and Easily Over Bonjour With The Great Link [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:06 AM
  • "An Oldie But A Goodie Is Back And Reborn As A Live Webcam App For Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:51 AM
  • "What's A Good Name For A Mac And iPhone Organizer App? Think Cheese!" TeraTalks 7:51 AM
  • "Yet Another Way To Drag And Drop Files On A Mac (drag, wait awhile, then drop)" NoodleMac 7:51 AM
  • "This Simple App Makes It Easier To Snap A Screenshot On A Mac And It's Free" McSolo 7:52 AM
  • "Try The Planner App For People Who Hate Planners But Need One Anyway" Mac 360 7:51 AM
  • "Mac Users, The Halo Effect Is Real (iPhone fun, games, and goodies come to the Mac" Mac 360 7:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "BeLight updates Live Interior 3D to version 2.8" Architosh 11:40 AM
  • "TechSmith Introduces New Video Editing Enhancements for Camtasia Mac Users" TechSmith 10:39 AM
  • "Cloudmark Introduces Free Anti-Spam Software to Protect Mac Users Against Email Spam, Phishing and Viruses" Business Wire 8:37 AM
  • "AutoMailer 1.3 for OS X, to send personalized emails with a single click" Tension Software 8:35 AM
  • "Flying Pig releases Localizator 1.0 for Macintosh" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Dream Pinball 3D now on the Mac App Store" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Mac Apps: Sandvox, Drive Genius, MacTracker point updates" FairerPlatform 4:00 PM
  • "Snapheal 2.1: A major upgrade of a really cool app" FairerPlatform 7:50 AM
  • "Adobe updates Photoshop, boosts Creative Cloud services" TechHive 9:08 AM
  • "Retina Display Adobe Photoshop Now Available" AppleBitch 7:54 AM
  • "Adobe releases Retina version of Photoshop and Illustrator CS6, our eyes have seen the glory" 9 to 5 Mac 7:50 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Rumor: Apple plans June iPhone 5S with TSMC New York-made processors" Computerworld 7:55 AM
  • "Samsung tops LTE market share for 7th quarter" Yonhap 8:41 AM
  • "iPhone 5 sales give Apple 27% of global LTE device market, Samsung stays top but slips 10%: Report" The Next Web 8:40 AM
  • "Apple grabs 27 percent share of global LTE handset market" Electronista 8:50 AM
  • "Pie chart of the day: Apple's share of smartphone profits" Fortune 10:58 AM
  • "Opera: Strong iPhone 5 Adoption And Sticky iPad Usage Keeps iOS As Top Platform For Mobile Advertising" TechCrunch 8:36 AM
  • "Apple Highest-Value Player In Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market; Samsung Leads Volume" MacPrices 11:02 AM
  • "iPad Mini Ad Impressions Grew 28 Percent Every Day in November" AllThingsD 10:50 AM
  • "China Unicom surpasses 300,000 iPhone 5 pre-orders" iDownload Blog 8:53 AM
  • "Yahoo! Introduces A 'New Mail' Experience: More Intuitive, Fewer Distractions And Built For Speed" TechCrunch 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Australian maps mishap linked to local data" CNET News 12:43 PM
  • "iSolated: Bad Apple Maps directions lead to desert" Associated Press 8:07 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 6 maps STILL muddle Mildura: Directions now head in right direction, but Oz town still in wrong spot on the map" The Register 8:11 AM
  • "Apple updates those dangerous Aussie maps, but what about here at home?" VentureBeat 10:40 AM
  • "Sina links up with AutoNavi, Apple's Chinese maps partner, to integrate location service into Weibo" The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "Stolen iPhone snaps photo of woman using it, sends it to owner" Macworld UK 8:42 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Camera With 4G LTE Launches December 13Th For $549.99" BGR 2:57 PM
  • "BlackBerry 10 goes 'gold' for developers" CNET 1:36 PM
  • "Researchers develop water soluble featherweight chips: The chips could one day be applied to the skin, heart or brain to diagnose and treat illnesses" Techworld 12:26 PM
  • "Access4Kids Helps Disabled Kids Rock Out On Their Tablets" TechCrunch 12:22 PM
  • "Samsung previews more Galaxy S III 'Premium Suite' features" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:38 AM
  • "ZTE to show high-end handset at CES: The company, known for its budget handsets, will in future place more emphasis on high-end devices" IDG News Service 11:10 AM
  • "Facebook seeks to reassure users on data privacy" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Toshiba reveals spin transfer RAM: Beats SRAM power consumption by 90% thanks to perpendicular magnetization" The Register 12:35 PM
  • "Japanese team targets 24Tbps optical fiber by 2014" IDG News Service 10:27 AM
  • "Tiny humanoid robot to join astronauts on space station" Space 10:23 AM
  • "Red Hat Speeds Up Open Source Virtualization Race" InformationWeek 10:10 AM
  • "Yahoo! Introduces A 'New Mail' Experience: More Intuitive, Fewer Distractions And Built For Speed" TechCrunch 12:23 PM
  • "Marissa Mayer Unveils Revamped Yahoo Mail" PC Magazine 11:48 AM
  • "Twitter adds Instagram-like photo-editing features" BBC 10:15 AM
  • "Google Maps Adds NASA Nighttime Satellite Imagery" InformationWeek 1:40 PM
  • "Google makes professor's dream of $100 laptop reality" Reuters 1:21 PM
  • "Worldwide Gmail, Chrome crash caused by sync server error" ZDNet 12:47 PM
  • "Google Accidentally Transmits Self-Destruct Code to Army of Chrome Browsers" Wired Magazine 12:44 PM
  • "Fortune Exclusive: Larry Page on Google" Fortune 9:54 AM
  • "'Despicable Me' producer to help make 'Angry Birds' movie for 2016 release" The Verge 11:13 AM
  • "Microsoft muscles further into your living room with new Xbox apps" BetaNews 10:52 AM
  • "Nokia engineer hacks Windows 8 to get free games (and provides full instructions)" VentureBeat 10:42 AM
  • "Google launches books and movies on Google Play in Russia, a week after Apple's iTunes Store opens" The Next Web 8:41 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "The Verge Mobile Show is live today at 4:30PM ET / 9:30PM GMT" The Verge 2:57 PM
  • "Buying Guide: 2012 Macs" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "Fortune Exclusive: Larry Page on Google" [Interview question: "So Apple obviously is a huge distribution partner for some of your services. How is the relationship?"] Fortune 8:49 AM
  • "Script Trigger in Mac OS X – podcast" Amsys 7:54 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "iPhone 5 Best Gadget of the Year, Says Time Mag" Mashable 10:54 AM
  • "Rumored for 2013: A More Colorful iPhone (or Maybe Two)" Techland 10:54 AM
  • "Foxconn Faces Challenges in Boosting Automation" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "Hon Hai Hits Obstacles in Push to Use Robots: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.'s attempt to automate production across China is facing obstacles in high costs and rapid changes in technology." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12:42 PM
  • "Apple's Find My iPhone app now provides driving directions to your device's location on iOS 6" The Next Web 1:30 PM
  • "Apple's Find My iPhone app gets driving directions" CNET News 4:07 PM
  • "Find My iPhone update brings direction support" Macworld 4:04 PM
  • "Find My iPhone app can now give directions to the finder's door: Just be cautious showing up without police if you think the device was stolen." Ars Technica 5:49 PM
  • "Microsoft Office on iPad: More hints emerge/A growing number of references to (and non-denials of) the existence of Microsoft's Office Mobile for iPad have surfaced in the past few days." CNET News 10:47 AM
  • "Microsoft balks at Apple's 30% fee, leaving SkyDrive and apps that integrate with it in the lurch on iOS" The Next Web 8:45 AM
  • "Office for iOS reportedly at the heart of Apple and Microsoft in-app sales disagreement" The Verge 4:03 PM
  • "Microsoft, Apple in battle over App Store fees -- report" CNET News 12:43 PM
  • "Apple vs Microsoft: Why Apple is blocking SkyDrive updates on iOS" Neowin 8:47 AM
  • "Apple and Microsoft at odds over SkyDrive app subscription fees" AppleInsider 8:45 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 37 Patents Including a Design Win for the iPhone 4" Patently Apple 8:33 AM
  • "Apple patents method for intelligent caller ID image selection" AppleInsider 8:51 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for real-time visualization of user consumption of media items" AppleDailyReport 7:56 AM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Hungry Shark Evolution For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "The Curse For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "Snappy Dragons HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:59 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:55 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:55 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:55 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Waterfield's CitySlicker is a luxurious home for your iPad mini" TUAW 8:08 PM
  • "SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller Review" 148Apps 8:58 AM
  • "Pid review: An old-fashioned platform game with modern anti-gravity gameplay" Macworld UK 8:54 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Twitterrific 5 for iOS: Just Delete the Other Clients" The Mac Observer 11:36 AM
  • "Evernote 5.0 Combines Smoother Navigation With Dashing Looks" MacNewsWorld 9:09 AM
  • "What If MacPaint Had Lived? Would It Be An iPhone App? Would It Be Paint My Cat?" Mac 360 7:53 AM
  • "Into the Dead Review" Mac|Life 10:57 AM
  • "Tweetary Review: Tweetary enables users to archive tweets for browsing and annotations at a later date. It's useful but pricey." 148Apps 2:56 PM
  • "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Review" 148Apps 10:57 AM
  • "Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Review" 148Apps 9:06 AM
  • "KnightScape Review" 148Apps 11:14 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to create a playlist with YouTube's iPad app: Learn how to add and remove videos to and from your playlists using the new YouTube app." CNET Reviews 12:43 PM
  • "How to Create Quick and Easy Holiday Cards Using Your iPad" PadGadget 9:08 AM
  • "How To Block Unknown iMessage Alerts In iOS 6" App Advice 9:03 AM
Tips
  • "Set Your iPhone's Clock to 24-Hour Time" Macinstruct 8:35 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Study: iPad mini sales outpacing last year's Kindle boom" Electronista 8:32 PM
  • "Apple's Getting Bigger in Texas" AllThingsD 7:43 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:21 PM
  • "Why Are iOS Games Becoming Physical Board Games?" Apple'n'Apps 2:40 PM
  • "North by Northeast: the iMac has become the ultimate Steve Jobs 'appliance" AppleDailyReport 2:37 PM
  • "Is The Apple Tax America's Costly Obsession?" Forbes 12:07 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Never quote a broken clock" Macworld 10:57 AM
  • "How Much Would You Pay for an Apple TV?" Forbes 10:52 AM
  • "Opinion: The Six Month Product Life Cycle At Apple Is Nothing To Be Worried About"  App Advice 9:25 AM
  • "How Bluetooth can make Apple TV more than a 'hobby' device" iDownload Blog 9:07 AM
  • "Larry Page: Steve Jobs and I were friendly 'at times'/The Google CEO says that while Apple is a competitor, discussions between his company and Apple are ongoing." CNET News 10:48 AM
  • "Google CEO Larry Page talks Apple, self-driving cars, and scaling bigger" VentureBeat 9:06 AM
  • "Shock And Awe: Apple Legend Guy Kawasaki Has Become A Hardcore Android Fan" ReadWrite 9:06 AM
  • "Google CEO Larry Page on Apple: 'Can we all just get along?'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:57 AM
  • "Photoshop Touch for iPad, Surface Faltering, End of The Daily, the Pope Tweets, and More" Low End Mac 8:54 AM
  • "A Few Critical Thoughts About The 'Apple Tax' And What It Really Means" PixoBebo 7:53 AM
  • "Predicting Apple's Future: The Mac, The Phone, The Tablet, And The Television" Mac 360 7:53 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Study Finds Weakness in Google's Android Security Service" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:37 PM
  • "How and why Gmail and Chrome crashed yesterday" CNET News 1:36 PM
  • "Check Out Forbes' Top Games of 2012 List" Forbes 1:25 PM
  • "From Google's mojo to LTE vs fibre: Top 10 technology predictions for 2013" ZDNet 12:48 PM
  • "Four gift ideas for guys who like gizmos" USA Today 12:38 PM
  • "Let the Samsung Galaxy S4 Speculation Begin!" Techland 12:38 PM
  • "Look out, world! Are you ready for John McAfee: THE MOVIE?" The Register 12:35 PM
  • "Email retains grip on business despite time burden, survey finds" Techworld 12:26 PM
  • "10 killer PC upgrades for less than $250" PCWorld 11:53 AM
  • "Twitter adds photo filters: Visual tour of what's new" [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:49 AM
  • "Holiday Shoppers Expected to Snap Up Tablets" PC Magazine 11:48 AM
  • "Mom and dad will like these tech gifts" Techlicious 11:43 AM
  • "Is the cloud the right place for your data warehouse?" Network World 11:50 AM
  • "Cloud computing in 2013: Two warnings" InfoWorld 11:08 AM
  • "Cached Windows passwords sound risky -- but aren't" InfoWorld 11:08 AM
  • "By 2020, there will be 5,200 GB of data for every person on Earth: Only 15% of data will be stored in the cloud by 2020" Computerworld 10:27 AM
  • "Move over, Bluetooth: Skifta's bringing DLNA to your home audio speakers" GigaOM 9:24 AM
  • "If all its innovation is in the US, why is Google hiring so much in Europe?" GigaOM 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft barely scratches the Surface: Surface accounts for just 0.13% of tablet traffic" BGR 9:26 AM
  • "How A Sewer Repair Specialist Is Working To Bring webOS Back From The Grave" BGR 8:53 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Former Halo creator working on Morning Star for iOS" TUAW 1:52 PM
  • "FirmTek Ships New 4-Port eSATA 6G Storage Adapter for Mac and Windows" FirmTek 1:52 PM
  • "Proper jailbreak for iOS 6 reportedly coming December 22nd" BGR 1:32 PM
  • "Top 5 Apps for Skiers and Boarders" TheStreet 1:30 PM
  • "5 Apple iPhone Apps for Holiday Escapes" TheStreet 1:30 PM
  • "Satarii turns to Kickstarter to perfect its newest Swivl" VentureBeat 11:39 AM
  • "Yahoo! Mail, Angry Birds, 1Password 4, Pokédex, Fantastical, price drops, and more" 9 to 5 Mac 10:57 AM
  • "Yahoo Releases Yahoo! Mail App for the iPhone" iClarified 10:51 AM
  • "ParkMe Launches - Drivers No Longer Need Luck for Parking" ParkMe 10:40 AM
  • "Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Brings Its Interactive Stadium Maps To The iPhone" TechCrunch 9:09 AM
  • "Lapka for iPhone: five sensors to measure the world, inspired by NASA and Yves Saint Laurent/A small Russian hardware startup brings 'luxury tools' to your phone" The Verge 9:04 AM
  • "Nintendo's Pokemon Company releases Pokedex app for iOS" iDownload Blog 8:53 AM
  • "Apple quietly updates its 12 Days of Christmas app for UK and parts of Europe" iMore 8:51 AM
  • "Angry Birds 3.0 Release Marks 3rd Anniversary" Tapscape 8:50 AM
  • "Rejected Kickstarter Projects Build Their Own Success Stories" Wired 8:45 AM
  • "BBVA Compass rolls out bilingual iPhone app" BBVA Compass 8:45 AM
  • "Crowdfunding pioneers Lumawake and Lockitron team up to lock your doors the minute you fall asleep" The Next Web 8:41 AM
  • "FileMaker Go For iPad And iPhone Tops 500K Downloads, Points To The Future Of Custom iOS Business Solutions" TechCrunch 8:38 AM
  • "FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone Apps Surpass 500,000 Downloads: Demonstrates FileMaker's leadership in creating and deploying custom iOS business solutions" Business Wire 8:37 AM
  • "New Photoshop Features and Team Version Headline Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud" Business Wire 8:37 AM
  • "SPOKEnPHOTO Album Arrives On The iPad, Letting You Share Voice With Pictures And Organize Those Memories" TechCrunch 8:36 AM
  • "New Twitter (with filters) not available yet for iPhone" CNET News 8:34 AM
  • "Childrens Bible Games and Activities Closing Childrens Bible iOS Trilogy" prMac 10:58 AM
  • "Printsy Postcards - Send real postcards to any corner of the world" prMac 9:04 AM
  • "Quick Escape: Jail for iOS" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Fun and interactive toy trains for the iPad helps kids learn to count" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Stack-a-Sleigh is Christmas themed enjoyment for the whole family" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Fuzel 2.0: The best collage maker for iPhone just got better" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Call Bliss enhances iPhone's new Do Not Disturb feature" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Minipedia 3.0 Free for iOS - Offline Encyclopedia and Wikipedia Reader" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Feed Eric Biscuits new accelerometer based game for iPhone" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Cool Fraction Games for Kids: 4 Dice is a Math App for Middle School" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Chord Dictionary 1.0 for iOS - Reverse Chord Lookup from the Fretboard" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Top Camera 4.5 Optimized for iOS 6, Enhanced for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Teacher's Pet, a Teacher's Best Friend in the Digital Classroom" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Sherlock Holmes for the iPad" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Santa and the Christmas List Muddle comes to iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "New Astronomy Photographer of the Year App" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Leo's Christmas Band for iOS - A new way to enjoy Christmas songs" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "iOS Game Jungle Jump just released on iTunes" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Are you Hot or Not? Find out with Ugly Scan - Now Available for iPad" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Andrew Winn Releases My Savings for iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Does H-P need an investor like Icahn?" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Is 'activestor' Icahn circling sickly HP?" The Register 12:37 PM
  • "An Update on Ralph Whitworth, the Activist Investor Already on HP's Board" AllThingsD 1:21 PM
  • "HP must be broken up" CNNMoney 1:23 PM
  • "Can Lynch Force HP To Wash Its Fraud Claims in Public?" Forbes 10:51 AM
  • "HP claims Autonomy interest growing because of accounting scandal" V3 12:39 PM
  • "The latest tech firm to be accused of tax dodging: Microsoft" The Register 12:35 PM
  • "Microsoft Issues First Surface Security Patch" BYTE 1:40 PM
  • "Surface Barely Ripples Web Traffic" AllThingsD 9:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface isn't quite taking over the Web, study shows" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Microsoft to sell Surface RT in Australian retail stores, U.S. stores later, too: Shift in game plan could be linked to slow initial sales" Network World 11:52 AM
  • "Microsoft ships Windows Phone 8 update: Microsoft says the update offers 'performance enhancements'; users say it fixes random reboot problems, adds Wi-Fi updates" Computerworld 11:10 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 Portico update rolling out with SMS and WiFi fixes" ZDNet 12:47 PM
  • "Necurs Rootkit Spreading Quickly, Microsoft Warns: Necurs found on more than 83,000 machines; Microsoft report calls rootkit a 'prevalent threat'" Dark Reading 11:01 AM
  • "Bing Gives Its Social Sidebar A More Streamlined Look" TechCrunch 12:21 PM
  • "Microsoft is rolling out more TV apps to Xbox Live Gold subscribers" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Xbox Live to add MTV, Flixster, 40 other apps to lineup" PCWorld 11:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360 — Now Windows 8/Phone 8 Users Get To See Their Stuff On The Big Screen" TechCrunch 12:24 PM
  • "Microsoft SkyDrive Now Available on Xbox 360" PC Magazine 11:48 AM
  • "Microsoft's SkyDrive app comes to Xbox 360" CNET News 10:05 AM
  • "Lenovo touts ThinkPad X1 Carbon lineup" TG Daily 12:32 PM
  • "Dell tunes up servers for high freaky traders" The Register 12:37 PM
  • "Dell Kace Launches K3000 Mobile Device Management Appliance" CRN 10:25 AM
  • "Intel says on track to launch smaller mobile chips" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Intel targets datacentres with Atom S1200 microserver chips" V3 12:39 PM
  • "Intel intros Atom S1200 SoC for enterprise apps, data centers" ZDNet 12:46 PM
  • "Russia backtracks on internet governance proposals: Russian-backed proposals calling for 193 countries to be given 'equal rights to manage the internet' have been pulled at a UN conference in Dubai." BBC 10:15 AM
  • "China and Russia Withdraw Web-Address Proposal Opposed by U.S." Bloomberg 10:18 AM
  • "IEDM: Moore's Law seen hitting big bump at 14 nm" EE Times 10:40 AM
  • "New transistor tech could beat silicon and save Moore's Law: Indium gallium arsenide tapped for smaller, faster chips" The Register 12:36 PM
  • "Linux 3.7 adds major new ARM processor support: Latest Linux kernel version is first with multi-platform ARM capability" Network World 11:53 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Will Soar to $900, Says Analyst" Forbes 11:34 AM
  • "Apple shares rise; iPhone growth signs improving" MarketWatch 10:51 AM
  • "Could Wall Street Be Turning on Apple?" [Video Report] TheStreet 9:27 AM
  • "Apple Not Seen Paying Special Dividend With Cash Overseas" Bloomberg 8:51 AM
  • "Look Out Below: Apple's Unit Profits Are Falling" Seeking Alpha 11:16 AM
  • "Is It Time To Pile Upon The Apple Shorts Or Should We Go Long The Greatest Company In The World?" Zero Hedge 8:46 AM
  • "Apple Is a Bad Investment" TheStreet 8:56 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks rise on hopes for budget deal: Tech sector leads the rally, buoyed by Apple, Texas Instruments" MarketWatch 4:08 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Gain on German Confidence Amid Budget Talks" Bloomberg 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks Climb, But Fiscal Worries Linger" FOXBusiness 4:08 PM
  • "Stocks Pare Gains on Late-in-Day Fiscal-Cliff Concerns" TheStreet 4:12 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors betting on more Fed stimulus" CNNMoney 4:12 PM
  • "Dow Logs 5-Day Rally, but 'Cliff' Woes Weigh" CNBC 4:12 PM
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