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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "To get ahead, Apple must leave Steve Jobs behind" ["With Apple the size it is now, new product categories not only have to scale, they have to come with scaling already attached. So where Jobs would have not worried so much about the atrophy of old product categories, choosing instead to simply invent the next big thing, at the scale where Apple operates presently there are fewer categories and those categories can't reach their potential without sure-fire associated content strategies. This is Tim Cook's challenge."]  BetaNews 8:29 AM
  • "Exclusive - Japan's Sharp curbs iPad screen output as Apple manages demand shift-sources" Reuters 7:53 AM
  • "Apple iPad 'screen production cut back'" Telegraph 8:30 AM
  • "iPod inventor says Apple has the right recipe for developing products: At Apple 99 percent of projects that made it past certain milestones ship, so staff on those projects are always motivated" Macworld UK 8:02 AM
  • "Apple's Cook is 'Charisma challenged', should speak up while Apple in doldrums" Macworld UK 8:02 AM
  • "Apple CEO Cook Gets Deposition Order in Antitrust Case" Bloomberg 8:08 AM
  • "Judge Orders Apple CEO Tim Cook To Field Questions At Tech Company Anti-Poaching Agreement Hearing" TechCrunch 8:34 AM
  • "Apple's Cook, Google's Schmidt and Intel's Otellini to Be Questioned Over No-Poaching Pact" AllThingsD 11:09 AM
  • "Judge: Tim Cook should answer for Apple's role in 'do not poach' deals" Ars Technica 12:08 PM
  • "Apple Says Appeals Court Hobbles Its Fight With Samsung" Bloomberg 8:46 AM
  • "Apple CEO to be questioned over Apple, Google staff poaching pact" ZDNet 8:51 AM
  • "ITC delays resolution of Samsung v. Apple case by another month -- new target date: March 7" Foss Patents 10:42 AM
  • "US ITC pushes back Samsung-Apple ruling another month" Electronista 8:41 AM
  • "Apple headed for 1st profit decline in 9 years?" CNNMoney 8:06 AM
  • "Vote now: Tell Apple what to name the next OS X/Make your pick for the next Mac OS's name: and see how others have voted" InfoWorld 8:41 AM
  • "How To manage a nonfunctional Terminal in OS X: If your Terminal utility does not drop you to the command prompt, there are several things you can try to get it going again." MacFixIt 5:54 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Time Machine, AirPort Extreme drives, and multiple Macs" Macworld 2:07 PM
  • "How to use Photoshop images in Final Cut Pro X" Macworld 8:39 AM
  • "Email clients: Fast, fluid, ineffective" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "Grep and sed Demystified" Mactuts+ 8:47 AM
  • "FxFactory 4.0.1 + FxFactory Pro review: Add a plethora of visual effects and editing tricks to your video" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Eye Candy 7 review: Create interesting objects and effects with this classic Photoshop plug-in" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Norton Zone Cloud File Sharing review: Store, share and collaborate on files online" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "MacMost Now 815: Special Email Alerts" MacMost 7:48 AM
  • "Use These Keyboard Shortcuts To Reboot Or Shutdown Your Mac Instantly [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Add Weather & Other Dashboard Widgets to the Desktop in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 2:07 PM
  • "How to Check Your Magic Trackpad's Battery Life" Macinstruct 10:46 AM
  • "The Strange Case Of My Mac's Virtual External Disk Drive For Backup Storage" TeraTalks 7:47 AM
  • "2 New Mac Apps You Don't Need. 1 You'll Want And Use, And 1 You Don't Want, Won't Use" McSolo 7:47 AM
  • "What's Old Is New Again: The Mac App That Tracks And Times What You Do And When You Do It" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "2 Mac Apps That Convert Videos. One Is Free, One Is Not, Both Work (with a surprise)" BohemianBoomer 7:47 AM
  • "How Would You Look With A Different Eye Color? Try The App That Changes Eye Colors" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "How To Get Those Grid-style Spaces Back Into Your Mac (Lion and Mountain Lion)" NoodleMac 7:47 AM
  • "How To Bring The Solar System To Your Mac's Desktop (and why it's fun and useful)" Mac 360 7:47 AM
  • "Why Apple paying twice for Lala and Color engineers was a stroke of genius" iMore 9:27 PM
  • "More than human: Why does Apple need writers for Siri?" The Next Web 7:20 PM
Press Releases
  • "AST Releases PDF Password Recovery for Mac V1.0" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Application Wizard 3.3.3" MaBaSoft 7:49 AM
  • "Mac Updates: iAd Producer 3.3, Iridient Developer 2, aTV Flash 2.1" FairerPlatform 2:06 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Which OS is loved the most? A new survey sheds light on which operating system users are most attached to."  Fortune 8:10 AM
  • "Amazon Makes Play for iTunes Customers" MacNewsWorld 8:47 AM
  • "Amazon: Song's Now Available for iPhone, iPod/Amazon says MP3 store optimized specifically for iPhone and iPod touch; iPhone and iPod touch users now able to buy digital music from Amazon's 22m song catalog using Safari browser." [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:10 AM
  • "S. Korean consumers drop Apple lawsuit: The group of 29 users who filed suit against Apple in South Korea alleging Cupertino's location tracking violated their privacy has withdrew, citing difficulty in proving the case." ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Apple struggles to keep up with iPad mini demand as cellular model launches in China to 2-week delay" The Next Web 8:07 AM
  • "iPad Mini cellular model debuts in China with two-week delay" CNET News 8:55 AM
  • "Watch Out for the Startup Using Tiny Antennas to Show the Oscars on an iPhone" Technology Review 8:26 AM
  • "Facebook Openly Seeks To Disrupt A Key Part Of Both Apple And Google" Business Insider 8:04 AM
  • "Future Store Location Proves: Apple Likes Universities" ifoAppleStore 8:48 AM
  • "Apple reportedly opening R&D base in Shanghai while Sony sells US HQ in New York" Digital Trends 8:32 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple to open Shanghai R&D center this summer" AppleInsider 8:39 AM
  • "Verizon Activated at Least 5.5 Million iPhones and Could Have Been 6 Million or More in the December Quarter" Forbes 10:06 AM
  • "ESPN's ScoreCenter for iOS sends passwords in clear-text, susceptible to XSS flaw" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Petition Asks Apple to Pull NRA Practice Range App" The Mac Observer 2:59 PM
  • "Happy birthday, Lisa: Apple's slow but heavy workhorse turns 30/The story of the machine the Mac maker would rather you forgot" The Register 10:31 AM
  • "Latest Ashton Kutcher Steve Jobs Biopic Film Studio Photos 'jOBS" ResExcellence 7:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "RIM launches final BlackBerry 10 'Portathon' event" CNET News 10:44 AM
  • "RIM pays developers $500,000 to build apps for BlackBerry 10" ZDNet 10:30 AM
  • "Conficker worm returns to attack photography enthusiasts: Malware discovered on film scanner software" Techworld 10:14 AM
  • "BlackBerry Z10 Hardware Pictured In Verizon Promo Leak As Carriers Gear Up For Launch" TechCrunch 10:11 AM
  • "Angry Birds, tracking device? New research reveals that some of the most popular applications are gathering personal info like location data" Salon 10:05 AM
  • "Meet 'Consort,' a brand-new classic Linux desktop: The SolusOS project team has forked GNOME Classic and is bringing back numerous key GNOME 2 features." PCWorld 9:59 AM
  • "The dirty and dangerous side of tech" TechHive 9:57 AM
  • "Malware masquerades as patch for Java: The malware, ironically, does not actually exploit the Java vulnerabilities, according to Trend Micro" IDG News Service 9:46 AM
  • "Herrod To Leave VMware, Join Venture Capital Firm" InformationWeek 9:43 AM
  • "Google sinks millions into plush new £1bn London HQ" The Register 10:17 AM
  • "Google to set up UK HQ in Kings Cross: Search giant to begin development in property deal worth up to £1 billion" Computerworld UK 10:14 AM
  • "Google Wants Your Next Password To Be A Physical One" TechCrunch 10:12 AM
  • "Google pulls 'Make Me Asian' app from Play store" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Facebook doing a 'really bad job', says Google CEO" Mashable 10:07 AM
  • "Nano-coating provides watertight solution" CNN 9:31 AM
  • "Mega to take on Dropbox with paid 'Pro' tiers offering massive cloud storage" The Verge 11:19 AM
  • "Kim Dotcom's Mega Opens To Early Users, Reveals Pricing Tiers, Roadmap With Mobile Access, Office-Style Features And More" TechCrunch 10:12 AM
  • "Kim Dotcom reveals Mega's royal flush -- 'generous' free cloud storage" BetaNews 8:47 AM
  • "Data Hints Collecting Sales Tax Hasn't Hurt Amazon" Wired 8:21 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note set to be 8-inch iPad mini rival" Crave @ CNET 8:26 AM
  • "Feverish Hype for a Non-Apple Device" [Paid Membership Required] 8:15 AM
  • "Wrapping Up With Some of the Sights and Sounds of CES" MacVoicesTV 8:42 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Kirk McElhearn, Macworld's 'iTunes Guy' and USA Today columnist Rob Pegoraro this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 11:19 AM
  • "Why Recent Apple Acquisitions Could Mean Radical New iPhone 5S Features On The CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:48 AM
  • "CES – Tim Angel of ZooGue Introduces The New Case Prodigy for Your iPad, on MacVoices" MacVoicesTV 1:24 PM
  • "CES – Miveu Captures POV Video Action On Your iPhone, Hands Free" MacVoicesTV 10:30 AM
  • "CES – Dan Probst of CruxCase Shows An Impressive iPad Keyboard Case" MacVoicesTV 8:14 AM
  • "Apple kicks off sales of cellular-enabled iPad mini in China" AppleInsider 5:52 PM
  • "TSMC achieved close to 100% market share on 28nm process in 2012, as analysts predict Apple deal [updated] The Next Web 2:14 PM
  • "Volume production of Apple silicon looms as TSMC triples wafer shipments" iDownload Blog 2:14 PM
  • "Apple sets course for new display tech in June/July iPhone 5S" ["IGZO is lighter, demands less power and easier to cut into different shapes. In conjunction with Liquid Metal, a process which makes metal castable while retaining its essential robustness, it seems clear to me that Apple's putting itself into position to introduce devices in innovative new shapes and designs -- devices competitors will find extremely challenging to match while still making profits in the inordinately aggressive smartphone game."] Computerworld 8:31 AM
  • "Sharp cuts iPad display production. Will iPad mini be the bigger hit?" GigaOM 8:11 AM
  • "Sharp cuts iPad screen output; due to iPad Mini success?" CNET News 8:40 AM
  • "Sharp cuts iPad screen production: report" ZDNet 8:51 AM
  • "Apple iPad Screen Supplier Has Slowed Production Of 9.7 Inch Panes, Says Reuters" TechCrunch 8:32 AM
  • "iPad mini demand forces Sharp to cut iPad display production" VentureBeat 9:37 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly halting iPad retina displays production at Sharp" iMore 7:46 PM
  • "iPad Mini cellular model debuts in China with two-week delay" CNET News 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Is Hiring Writers To Give Siri More Funny Things To say" Business Insider 8:04 AM
  • "Apple is looking to expand Siri's conversational skills and features according to a new job posting" iMore 8:46 AM
  • "Apple wants to make Siri more conversational" VentureBeat 9:37 AM
  • "30 years of the Apple Lisa and the Apple IIe" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "20" iMac G4 updated to Ivy Bridge" TUAW 2:12 PM
  • "This Old G4 iMac Can Now Run Mountain Lion Thanks To Its New Ivy Bridge Processor [Video] Cult of Mac 5:46 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Grid Lens For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:49 AM
  • "Youda Survivor HD (Full) For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 7:49 AM
  • "Hunters: Episode One HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $6.99, The iPhone Version Is Also Free)" Apple Sliced 7:49 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $600 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 3:32 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $950 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:59 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$790 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2:59 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:48 AM

  • "Corsair Neutron SATA III SSD Review" HotHardware 12:45 PM
  • "Logitech's Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard Is Just That, Easy: Hands-On Accessory Review" PadGadget 8:48 AM
  • "Cygnett ICON - Rain Making Case for iPhone 5 Review" Run Around Tech 8:46 AM
  • "Batman: Arkham City GOTY a great follow-up to Batman: Arkham City" AppleDailyReport 8:33 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Lode Runner Classic Review" Mac|Life 9:27 PM
  • "Trying (and failing) to out-run my friends: Hands-on with RunKeeper 3 for iPhone/Despite a GPS error claiming a 02:34 mile, we like RunKeeper 3.0 quite a bit." Ars Technica 8:49 AM
  • "Review: Create photo collages Tumblr Photoset for iOS" Macworld 10:36 AM
  • "NuffnangX Review: A dependable if slightly unexciting way to read through many blogs in a short space of time." 148Apps 8:48 AM
  • "Test Run: Maura Magazine, an iPad Mini-Mag" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:20 AM
  • "UK Train Times app review: iPhone app provides up-to-date information on train departures" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "I Am Vegend: Zombiegeddon: The Title Says It All – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:48 AM
  • "Finish Review: Finish for iPhone organizes to-do items and keeps time-sensative items on top to keep users focused on the things that matter." 148Apps 2:13 PM
  • "I can't believe I switched from iPhone 5 to Galaxy Note II" BetaNews 4:51 PM
  • "The Rotten Apple Flu: How to Get it & How to Cure it" The Mac Observer 2:59 PM
  • "Introducing Apple's Dumbest Customers" Forbes 1:28 PM
  • "How Apple Is Destroying Android From The Inside Out (and why it's difficult to see)" Mac 360 12:07 PM
  • "The Apple Double Standard: Pundits expect the world from Apple, but curiously not from any other company"  Network World 10:35 AM
  • "The Popularity Of The iPad Mini Changes Manufacturing Priorities" AppleBitch 10:30 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook to be questioned by judge about Apple, Google, Intel anti-poaching practices" VentureBeat 9:43 AM
  • "Apple could disrupt Netflix, analyst says" MarketWatch 8:59 AM
  • "Friday Poll: Should Apple pull the NRA shooting app?" CNET News 8:52 AM
  • "Apple needs to get serious about Siri" ZDNet 8:51 AM
  • "Reuters Gets Lazy And Publishes An Apple-Related Non-Story" App Advice 11:20 AM
  • "Reuters 'Exclusive' Report on iPad Slowdown is Fluffy Nothing" Patently Apple 9:18 AM
  • "iPad Production Slows, Is iPad Mini to Blame?" Mashable 9:05 AM
  • "Apple iPad Demand: What's the Real Story?"  TheStreet 8:50 AM
  • "HTC's flagship M7 smartphone leaks, tempts litigation with iPhone-like design" Canadian Reviewer 8:47 AM
  • "WSJ claims 'iPhone-like hype builds for Samsung Galaxy S IV'" MacDailyNews 8:15 AM
  • "Why Android vs. iPhone Is Just Like Windows vs. The Mac (it's déjà vu all over again)" PixoBebo 7:47 AM
  • "Mega arrives: Ars goes hands-on with Kim Dotcom's new cloud storage site/Free users will get 50GB; $13 to $40 per month buys you 500GB to 4TB of storage." Ars Technica 4:51 PM
  • "Hands On With Kim Dotcom's New Mega: This Service Could Dismantle Copyright Forever" Gizmodo 2:14 PM
  • "Analysis and Review: Myspace Returns As New Social Music Site" ResExcellence 1:23 PM
  • "Copycat Google Copies MIT Student's Invention" Patently Apple 11:20 AM
  • "Wi-Fi vs. Ethernet: Has wireless killed wired?" Digital Trends 10:44 AM
  • "Audi's self-parking car: What's stopping the tech getting on our roads?" ZDNet 10:30 AM
  • "Turn Your Facebook Data Into a 3-D Printed Desktop Ornament" Wired 10:26 AM
  • "Aaron Swartz and the Two Faces of Power" Wired 10:26 AM
  • "You've Got to See This Curved OLED TV" Wired 10:26 AM
  • "Tip: Avoid phony 'Wi-Fi security' programs" USA Today 10:21 AM
  • "Instagram boasts 90 million active users" USA Today 10:21 AM
  • "Galaxy S IV Ship Date Is March, Buzz Builds" Tapscape 10:01 AM
  • "Could a $99 Chromebox be a game-changer?" ZDNet 10:28 AM
  • "Policing the Web: How Google's 'Cops' Track Down Bad Ads" Time 10:20 AM
  • "What should Google do about Facebook Graph Search?" CNET News 9:14 AM
  • "Infographic: Siri and Google Now—Your New Wingman?" PC Magazine 9:56 AM
  • "Can Google, Microsoft Take Advantage of Apple's Fall?" The Motley Fool 9:11 AM
  • "Google's Bigger Opportunity: Chrome OS, Not Android" TheStreet 8:49 AM
  • "Why this app maker targeted Windows Phone first, and what happened after that" GeekWire 9:36 AM
  • "Windows RT's Achilles' heel: Cloud connections" ZDNet 8:52 AM
  • "Why all-in-one PCs suck at gaming (plus one that doesn't!)" PCWorld 8:26 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "VirtualChrome App With Support For Flash, Java, and Extensions on iPad" MacPrices 1:24 PM
  • "Atomic Attic Upcycled iMac Pet Bed" iLounge 11:09 AM
  • "Pre-Ordered Your Pebble Watch? Get The Official Android & iOS App Before It Arrives" Cult of Android 10:44 AM
  • "5 iPad apps to start 2013 in the cloud" ZDNet 10:31 AM
  • "Circa News' First Major Update Delivers Design Refresh And Lots More" App Advice 8:41 AM
  • "Civilization ends with Downfall: Clash of Factions for iOS" AppleTell 8:38 AM
  • "Dolphin Web Browser Updates With Support For Evernote's 'Web Clipper'" RazorianFly 8:32 AM
  • "Vendetta Online Space Sim Kickstarts iPad App To Become The Most Multiplatform MMO Game Ever" TechCrunch 8:32 AM
  • "Hearst Magazines to Appear on iPad Before Print" PC Magazine 9:57 AM
  • "Hearst starts publishing iPad magazines days before print editions" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "Google+ iOS app now available in 48 more countries and territories" Engadget 8:03 AM
  • "This Case Made of Old Fire Hoses Will Keep Your iPad Dry" Gizmodo 8:02 AM
  • "Particle for iOS and Android" prMac 12:47 PM
  • "Introducing Recipe Cloud - The Social Cookbook" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Poker AnyTIME! - The Next Big Thing To Happen To Poker" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "1st Mignon Bear 1.0 for iOS – Inspirational and Interactive Storybook" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "PearlMountain Debuts CollageIt Free for iOS" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Telepathic Gaming go one step ahead in mobile gaming with What it Takes" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Take My Machete from Upper Class Walrus now available on Apple App Store" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "New iPhone/iPad App For Kids To Learn Addition - Basic and Advanced" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "i-Free Innovations is Releasing I Am Vegend: Zombiegeddon" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "Annoy Your Friends, Attack Your Enemies: Sonic Attack for iPhone, iPad" prMac 7:50 AM
  • "LaCie's Latest USB, NAS and Thunderbolt Hard Drives Impress With Unique Designs" ResExcellence 7:48 AM
  • "Temple Run 2 Reviews: Mo' Better Runnin' Fun" FairerPlatform 7:46 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Office 2013 now available for some home users: Office 2013 is still a few weeks away from release, but Microsoft has made it available to certain customers as part of its Home Use Program (HUP), a scheme it uses to sell cheap software to folks whose employers have a Software Assurance deal." The Register 10:18 AM
  • "Microsoft anti-virus scores low on 'protection'" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 10:24 AM
  • "Microsoft fights back on antivirus certification fail, claims malware tests aren't realistic" ZDNet 10:31 AM
  • "Bing beefs up Facebook content in search results: Microsoft says its search engine will incorporate five-times as much Facebook content in results" Techworld 10:14 AM
  • "Windows RT's Achilles' heel: Cloud connections" ZDNet 10:31 AM
  • "Microsoft inches closer to delivering Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7" ZDNet 10:28 AM
  • "Potential Winners in a Dell Buyout" Barron's 10:41 AM
  • "HP's Converged Cloud chief to leave company" ZDNet 10:30 AM
  • "HP pushes business benefits of converged infrastructure" V3 10:22 AM
  • "Lenovo offers Chrome OS ThinkPad for well-heeled schools" The Register 10:19 AM
  • "Intel Girds for Third Quarterly Sales Decline on PCs Slump" Bloomberg 9:04 AM
  • "Intel's PC business hammered as shift to mobile intesifies" V3 10:22 AM
  • "Inside Intel Earnings" [Video Report] CNBC 9:10 AM
  • "Intel: Everything is absolutely fab-u-lous, particularly in servers" The Register 10:19 AM
  • "Intel's spending plan raises more worries: Slowing prospects in PC market slump keeps investors at bay" MarketWatch 10:39 AM
  • "Intel Investors Feeling Leery On Projected Huge Spike In Cap Ex" Forbes 9:39 AM
  • "Cisco takes stake in virtualiser Parallels" The Register 10:18 AM
  • "Cisco Takes Stake In VMware Competitor" CRN 9:32 AM
  • "Cisco confirms firmware flaw in only Linksys WRT54GL router: Security vendor DefenseCode had previously said that the flaw could be in multiple Linksys models" Techworld 10:14 AM
  • "Darpa invests $194m in low-power microelectronics" V3 10:23 AM
  • "If You Can't Disable Java, What Can You Do?" PC Magazine 9:56 AM
  • "Java Security Warnings: Cut Through The Confusion" InformationWeek 10:46 AM
  • "Why the Java threat rang every alarm: The latest Java zero-day hole ascended to the level of a national security threat. Has the tipping point for Java finally come?" InfoWorld 9:44 AM
  • "Save our Internet before we go off the digital cliff: Broadband and cellular carriers are threatening the viability of the digital services Silicon Valley keeps inventing" InfoWorld 9:44 AM
  • "Plan Would Put a Bank in Every Browser: An open payments system built into Web standards could transform online life, if the proposal takes off." Technology Review 10:12 AM
  • "Imprint litho firm claims 450-mm first" EE Times 10:02 AM
  • "Asia-Pacific PC shipments fall for first time in 2012" Reuters 9:06 AM
  • "APAC PC market shrinks in 2012" ZDNet 10:32 AM
  • "What PC Makers Must Do Now: PC makers, licking their wounds after a poor start to the Windows 8 era and still under siege from tablets and smartphones, must re-tool for the new normal." InformationWeek 9:17 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's 'black ice' predicted to 'thaw' by summer, pushing stock back toward $700" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "Can Apple's Earnings Put Fears To Rest?" Seeking Alpha 9:36 AM
  • "'Stay Away From Apple': Pete Najarian" CNBC 3:00 PM
  • "Templeton Cuts Apple Holdings on Emerging-Markets Phone Strategy" Bloomberg 9:28 AM
  • "Apple Board Member Al Gore Exercises Stock Options Worth $29M" The Mac Observer 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Analyst Sees $700 Ahead and 4 Investor Insights Making Rounds" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 10:07 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Intel keeps tech stocks down; RIM jumps/Chip sector sell-off deepens while Netflix, Amazon gain ground" MarketWatch 4:52 PM
  • "U.S. stocks gain for third consecutive week: Morgan Stanley shares rally after earnings top estimates" MarketWatch 4:52 PM
  • "Dow Average Rises to 5-Year High Amid Debt-Ceiling Talks" Bloomberg 4:52 PM
  • "Wall Street Ticks Lower as Intel Tumbles" FOXBusiness 4:52 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 close at 5-year highs" CNNMoney 4:53 PM
  • "Stocks Mixed, But S&P 500 Hits Five-Year High" TheStreet 4:53 PM
  • "Dow, S&P Close at 5-Year Highs; Vix Plunges Near 12" CNBC 4:53 PM
  • "Blue Chips Finish Strong" [Paid Membership Required] 4:53 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors step back" CNNMoney 8:47 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks rise amid strong China data, weak yen" MarketWatch 8:53 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks strain for gains; Rio Tinto leads/Bayer, Daimler shares check Frankfurt; Renault helps lift Paris" MarketWatch 10:35 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:15 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:17 PM

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