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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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  • "Apple's Town Hall meeting: Tim Cook talks Android, China, earnings, retail, more" 9 to 5 Mac 12:47 PM
  • "Apple stock panic labeled 'a premeditated flash dump'" AppleInsider 3:25 PM
  • "Has Apple Lost Its Cool to Samsung?" [Paid Membership Required] 5:50 PM
  • "Apple Sheds More Light on Assemblers" WSJ Blogs 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Is Now Cheaper Than Dell, Hewlett-Packard" Seeking Alpha 7:24 AM
  • "Steve Wozniak turned down offer to work on 'Jobs' after reading early script: 'I felt it was crap'" The Verge 7:37 AM
  • "jOBS Review: a Satisfying Experience." Gizmodo 7:26 AM
  • "Apple shelters almost $1bn a week from US tax man: Technology giant Apple shuttled $11bn (£7bn) into offshore tax havens in the fourth quarter of 2012, an analysis of its corporate filings has revealed." Telegraph 7:44 AM
  • "How The iPad Changed The World In Three Short Years" Business Insider 9:05 AM
  • "An LBO To Take Apple Private: Who Would, Or Could, Do This?" Forbes 9:49 AM
  • "Why a maturing Apple freaks us out, and why it shouldn't" GigaOM 12:42 PM
  • "The New Tech Economy: Apple's dilemma in China, USA" USA Today 4:49 PM
  • "Apple to focus on software growth as Samsung warns of shrinking hardware profits/As Samsung warns investors of the risk of shrinking hardware profits in the future, analysts note that Apple's future potential lies with exponential software growth, something the company has a distant lead in creating and an apparent exclusive in understanding."  AppleInsider 1/26
  • "Apple drops Earnings Per Share guidance because outstanding shares are in flux" AppleInsider 1/26
  • "Apple, Google disagree on which U.S. appeals court should rule on their FRAND contract case" Foss Patents 1/26
  • "Apple Store Design Finally Gains Trademark Status" ifoAppleStore 1/26
  • "Apple May Be Big, but It Isn't a Bellwether" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/26
  • "Samsung requests peek into iOS source code in legal battle" Electronista 1/26
  • "Will Apple, Google and Samsung lose the smartphone market?" Computerworld 1/26
  • "Are Apple's Glory Days Over? (Answer: No)/Investors flee Apple shares as results disappoint, but inventiveness has left the building at Cupertino." Barron's 1/26
  • "Ashton Kutcher: playing Steve Jobs was 'terrifying'" Telegraph 1/26
  • "Ashton Kutcher at Sundance: Playing tech idol and personal hero Steve Jobs was 'terrifying'" Yahoo! News 1/26
  • "Apple analysts are of no value to investors/Commentary: Also, love and money don't mix" MarketWatch 1/26
  • "Apple Releases Another iOS 6.1 Beta" Apple Bitch 7:23 AM
  • "Apple seeds eighth OS X 10.8.3 beta to developers: The new Mountain Lion build has some changes to WiFi assets and no known issues" Macworld UK 1/25
  • "BitTorrent reveals Sync, a new file synchronization tool that could compete with Dropbox and iCloud" The Next Web 1/25
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week, readers sent in questions about the stigma surrounding the MacKeeper utility, and more." MacFixIt 1/25
  • "Is Final Cut Pro X Ready For Professional Use?" Larry's Blog 4:40 PM
  • "How To Install & Use High-Quality System Voices in OS X" The Mac Observer 1/26
  • "Nebulous Notes for iOS Makes Markdown Easy" TidBITS 1/25
  • "How to use the Font panel in OS X: The Font panel in OS X programs is a central way to set the font and font size for various applications, but in addition it supports a number of other useful features." CNET Reviews 1/25
  • "Mac Gems: TextExpander 4 extends its fill-in functionality" Macworld 1/25
  • "iTunes media folders, making smart playlists, and copying music to a new computer" Macworld 1/25
  • "Mac 101: Use Finder's item arrangement to sort your files" TUAW 1/25
  • "MacMost Now 818: Save Dialog Defaults" MacMost 1/25
  • "Get the Classic iTunes Search List Style Back in iTunes 11" OS X Daily 1/25
  • "Set default save to local rather than iCloud in 10.8" Amsys 1/25
  • "Optimizing your Mac's Memory" Amsys 1/25
  • "Safely Restart, Sleep, or Shut Down Your Mac From The Power Button Dialog Using The Keyboard [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 1/25
  • "Build an OS X Boot Disk The Really, Easy Way" MacPrices 1/25
  • "Create a Screen Saver from Your Twitter Feed" Mactuts+ 1/25
  • "Find the email a saved attachment was sent with" Mac OS X Hints 1/25
  • "A New And Better Way To Backup Or Transfer Your Mac's Contact Or Address Book Files" NoodleMac 1/25
  • "4 Ways To Use Your Mac To Create Stunning Animated Slideshows With A Few Clicks" Mac 360 1/25
  • "The Latest Mac Photo Craze Is To Turn Digital Photos Into Wrinkled, Aged, Antique Photos" McSolo 1/25
  • "A Few Words About Mac Todo Lists, Task Management, And An App That Does It Right" BohemianBoomer 1/25
  • "How To Use A Mac Weather App That Lives In The Dock And Is As Predictable As Weather" Mac 360 1/25
  • "Got iPhoto? Yes, You Do. Got A Photo Collage Maker? Try A Professional Collage App" TeraTalks 1/25
  • "Pages 4.3 vs. BBEdit 10.5: How Apple Doesn't Respect Its Users" TidBITS 1/26
  • "Apple's earnings from the viewpoint of an iOS developer" Edible Apple 1/26
  • "Imagining a skeuomorphic-free, all-aluminium iOS 7" iMore 1/26
Press Releases
  • "Doremisoft Video Converter Ultimate Updates to Convert Video to 2D/3D" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Valve Quietly Releases Original Half-Life On Steam For Mac" Cult of Mac 1/26
  • "Mac Updates: Fantastical 1.3.6, Evernote 5.0.5" FairerPlatform 1/25
  • "Half-Life for Mac OS X Released on Steam" iClarified 1/25
  • "Apple discounts OS X task managers in new Get Stuff Done promotion" TUAW 1/25
  • "Mac Games: Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Ships" FairerPlatform 1/25
  • "'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' Hits The Mac App Store For $9.99" RazorianFly 1/25
  • "Coladia Announces The Fall Trilogy Chapter 3: Revelation for Mac OS X" prMac 1/25
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Google faces legal action over alleged secret iPhone tracking: 10 million UK iPhone users could have grounds to sue Google after it sidestepped Apple security settings to monitor web habits" The Guardian 4:53 PM
  • "Driverless cars could be the big thing that vaults Google over Apple" Yahoo! News 12:02 PM
  • "Apple's 2013 Supplier Responsibility Report Includes 72% Bump In Audits For 2012, 97% Increase In Training" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "Apple Fires Manufacturer For Faking Documents For Underage Workers" ReadWrite 1/25
  • "Apple 'dismayed' to find over 100 kids building its iDevices" The Register 1/25
  • "Apple Names Names in 2013 Supplier Sustainability Report" The Mac Observer 1/25
  • "Apple's Tim Cook gives workers kudos for strong quarter: Wall Street may have been disappointed by Apple's first quarter, but the company's CEO congratulates his employees for record results." CNET News 1/25
  • "Apple lists Quanta Computer in Fremont California as Final Assembler for Macs" 9 to 5 Mac 1/25
  • "Smartphone Pressure Mounts for Samsung and Apple Exiting a Strong Q4 2012, According to ABI Research" Business Wire 1/25
  • "Apple, Samsung get knocked down a peg: The two consumer electronics giants provided evidence in their quarterly financial reports that growth is slowing in the handset market and competition is picking up." CNET News 1/25
  • "The Samsung juggernaut widens its lead over Apple" GigaOM 1/25
  • "Strategy Analytics: Global Smartphone Shipments Reach a Record 700 Million Units in 2012" Business Wire 1/25
  • "Strategy Analytics: Global Mobile Phone Shipments Reach 1.6 Billion Units in 2012" Business Wire 1/25
  • "1.6 billion mobile phones shipped in 2012: Samsung ships 396.5M, Apple ships 135.8M" VentureBeat 1/25
  • "Samsung Dominated Apple And Nokia With A Record 213M Smartphones Shipped In 2012" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "Apple, Samsung Crush Smartphone Rivals as Huawei Edges In" PC Magazine 1/25
  • "Report: Apple and Samsung dominate Q4 with 51 percent of global smartphone market" 9 to 5 Mac 1/25
  • "Samsung v Apple phones" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1/25
  • "The iPad revolution is coming to a hospital near you: Despite what fear-mongers say, iPads not only satisfy HIPAA rules but may be the best tool for doctors and nurses" InfoWorld 1/25
  • "Stunning Photos Of Apple's New Japanese Headquarters" [Slideshow] Business Insider 1/25
  • "Nose Jobs: The Story Behind The Most Incredible Steve Jobs Photo You've Never Seen [Feature] Cult of Mac 1/25
  • "First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere" Reuters 1/25
  • "Wozniak slams scene in Kutcher's 'Jobs' biopic: Apple co-founder caught a glimpse of the movie's first scene and proclaims that it is 'not close' and 'totally wrong.'" CNET News 1/25
  • "Apple co-founder Wozniak says parts of Jobs film 'totally wrong'" Reuters 1/25
  • "Watch: Steve Wozniak says first clip from Steve Jobs film is 'totally wrong'" Macworld UK 1/25
  • "Watch the First Clip of Ashton Kutcher as Steve 'jOBS'" WSJ Blogs 1/25
  • "1 minute and 2 seconds of Ashton as Steve" Fortune 1/25
  • "The iPad and the rise of the Planet of the Apes: Orangutan Outreach's 'Apps for Apes' is bringing iPads to the country's zoo-bound primates. Can global dominance be far behind?" InfoWorld 1/25
  • "Rock Center looks at iPhone as the future of medicine" TUAW 1/25
  • "Apple Adds 'App Store Notes' to Featured Apps" MacRumors 1/25
  • "Sympathetic Scots scoff-house offers hard-up Apple fanbois a discount" The Register 1/25
  • "Stunning IPhone Photos From L.A.'s IPhoneography Wizard" Forbes 1/25
  • "RoboVM stirs up another helping of Java for iPhone" The Register 1/25
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung warns of smartphone slowdown: Samsung has Reported record quarterly profits up 76 per cent on the back of Galaxy smartphone sales, but warned there were signs that future growth could be held back by intensifying competition." Telegraph 1/26
  • "Acer shows off Liquid E1 handset in China" CNET News 1/25
  • "Open Source, Powder-Based 3-D Printer Has Full-Color Potential" Wired 1/25
  • "Ouya tweaks console controller in redesign" TG Daily 1/25
  • "Web server hackers installing rogue Apache modules and SSH backdoors" Techworld 1/25
  • "Amazon Takes On Google, Facebook & Dropbox By Adding Auto-Uploads To Its Cloud Drive Photos App" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "Twitter's new service suggests its future may lie in video" Reuters 1/25
  • "Facebook's Graph Search worries security experts" CSO 1/25
  • "Facebook blocks competitors from its social data" TechHive 1/25
  • "Texting boyfriend while walking a bad idea, soggy newscaster discovers" Digital Life 1/25
  • "Stranger than fiction: Fugitive multi-millionaire John McAfee reveals his next move" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 1/25
  • "When baby products meet high-end robotics" Fortune 1/25
  • "Samsung unveils rugged Xcover 2 smartphone" V3 1/25
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Poses With Baby Brother Galaxy Note II, Shows Off Its S-Pen" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "Square Operating Chief Rabois Resigns; Sarah Friar Is Acting COO" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "Google's continuing odyssey to sink passwords" ZDNet 1/25
  • "Google redesigns image search results for faster viewing" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1/25
  • "Google Silent About Wireless Experiment: Google has applied to the FCC for permission to test an experimental wireless system. Is Google about to offer mobile broadband?" InformationWeek 1/25
  • "HTML Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee Calls For More Online Innovation To Break Down Cultural Barriers And Build New Business Models" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "Lumia 900 to get Windows Phone 7.8 on January 30 -- report" CNET News 1/25
  • "Yahoo's Mayer Sees Future in Personalized, Mobile Web" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "'League Of Legends,' The Most-Played PC Game In The World, Runs On The Same Open Hardware As Facebook" TechCrunch 1/25
  • "iMore show. Live. Tonight. 7pm ET. 4pm PT. Be here!" iMore 6:01 PM
  • "The Road to Macworld – Ruben Kazantsev Profiles The iPhone Film Festival" MacVoicesTV 12:03 PM
  • "Weekly Podcast Episode 25: Announcing Our Earnings Report" Apple'n'Apps 1/25
  • "Gene Steinberg meets John Martellaro, from The Mac Observer, and Peter Cohen, from the Angry Mac Bastards radio show and The Loop, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 1/25
  • "The Road to Macworld – Ted Landau Tech Talks, Looks Back at the Show, Apple's Ups and Downs and More" MacVoicesTV 1/25
  • "Apple ready to release additional iPad model; likely 128GB version" 9 to 5 Mac 9:20 PM
  • "Apple could be planning iOS device with 128GB of storage" AppleInsider 9:06 PM
  • "Apple releasing 128GB version of the fourth-generation iPad?" Pocket-lint 9:05 PM
  • "Some 21- and 27-inch iMacs begin trickling into Apple's reseller channels" AppleInsider 5:00 PM
  • "Apple wants to let you know when to buy new shoes: Recently published patent application describes an embedded sensor that would measure repetitive activity and indicate when a predetermined metric has been reached." CNET News 2:11 PM
  • "iOS 6.1 Beta 5 Code Hints at Upcoming 128 GB Devices" MacRumors 5:59 PM
  • "128GB iPhones get rumored again, this time thanks to iOS 6.1" iMore 12:43 PM
  • "Rumor: Next Generation iPhone 5S, iPad Or iPod Touch Could Ship With 128GB Storage" Apple Bitch 10:31 AM
  • "First Alleged Part Photos from iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 Surface" MacRumors 10:00 AM
  • "Rumor: More Details Offered On iPhone 5S And iPad Mini 2" AppleBitch 1/26
  • "Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 5S Rumored to Debut in July, iPad Mini Update Targeted for October" Wall Street Pit 1/26
  • "Rumor: New Photos Of iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Components" AppleBitch 1/26
  • "On Apple's iPad 5, iPhone 5S, and Plastic iPhone"  iLounge 1/25
  • "A Few More iPad 5, iPhone 5S, and iPad mini 2G Details" iLounge 1/25
  • "iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini rumors afoot: Purportedly leaked details of the next generation of Apple's most popular products include an upgraded rear camera for the reported 'iPhone 5S' and a Retina screen for the next iPad Mini." CNET News 1/25
  • "Report: iPad 5 to Sport Thinner Design, Debut in October" PC Magazine 1/25
  • "Rumor: Super Thin iPad 5 Set For Release In October 2013" Apple Bitch 1/25
  • "Yes, The iPad Mini Is Destroying Sales Of The Larger iPad" Business Insider 1/25
  • "Pressure mounts on Apple to reveal iOS source code" iDownload Blog 1/25
  • "Samsung Demands iOS 6 Code in South Korea Patent Fight" The Mac Observer 1/25
  • "Apple cranks up its R&D machine" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1/25
  • "Apple's Cheaper Iphone Could Use A 'A Less Powerful Lower-End Snapdragon' Processor" BGR 1/25
  • "Is Apple TV waiting on H.265 HEVC ratification?" ZDNet 1/25
  • "Apple Names Product Assemblers in Boost to Supplier Transparency" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "Apple cuts ties with supplier over child labour use" V3 1/25
  • "Where are the Thunderbolt products?" ZDNet 1/25
  • "Ship times for 21.5' iMac slips to 2-3 weeks on US Apple Online Store" AppleInsider 1/25
  • "Rumor: Apple suppliers solve iMac production problems, strong sales projected" AppleInsider 1/25
  • "Apple May Have Finally Fixed Its Imac Manufacturing Problems" BGR 1/25
  • "iMac shipments fall over 40% in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 1/25
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Staples advertises Apple TV for $49, is the office retail giant going to sell Apple products?" 9 to 5 Mac 7:27 AM
  • "ARMY VS ZOMBIE For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/26
  • "Flying Giraffe HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/26
  • "Gravity Fleet For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/26
  • "Best Buy slashes price of MacBook Air laptops by $200, today only" ZDNet 1/26
  • "Final Fury Pro For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 1/25
  • "Paper Galaxy For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 1/25
  • "Ultimate Photo Editor For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $4.99)" Apple Sliced 1/25
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/25
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/25
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 1/25
  • "Best Buy throws a $200 off New MacBook Air sale – now start at $799" 9 to 5 Mac 1/25
  • "MacBook Airs Get $200 Discount at Best Buy" PC Magazine 1/25
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$750 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/25
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $550 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1/25
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $979 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1/25
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 1/25

  • "Review: CM4's Q Card wallet case adds lots of bulk to the iPhone 5" Macworld 1/25
  • "Review: PowerBag Business Class Pack is a bookbag with a battery" Macworld 1/25
  • "Cygnett CrossStitch Craft Case for iPod Touch 5th Generation Review" Run Around Tech 1/25
  • "Review & Giveaway: The Awesome Snugg Leather iPad 4 Cover And Flip Stand" AppleBitch 1/25
  • "Review: SwitchEasy BONDS Bondage Black Case for iPhone 5" ResExcellence 1/25
  • "The Critter Chronicles review: It's back to the future with this old-school adventure game" Macworld UK 1/25
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Bedtime story apps for little readers" USA Today 7:44 AM
  • "PulpMotion Advanced 3 for OS X review" AppleTell 1/25
  • "Apogee One for iOS and Mac (hands-on)" Engadget 1/25
  • "Vine Is Cool: Just Watch It Grow [Review] Cult of Mac 1/25
  • "Hands on with's unified messaging app for the iPhone" The Next Web 1/25
  • "Another New And Clever Way To Add Text And Captions To Photographs On Your iPhone" Mac 360 1/25
  • "Appidemic: Old Clockmaker's Riddle HD for iPad" AppleTell 1/25
  • "Poly Review: Turn photos into geometric works of art with this entertaining iPad app." 148Apps 1/25
  • "Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Review" Mac|Life 1/25
  • "Bit Dungeon for iPad and iPhone review: No-frills, high-action, take on the roguelike concept" Macworld UK 1/25
  • "'Momonga Pinball Adventure' Review - A Spin Through a Lush New World" Touch Arcade 1/25
  • "How To set a default Reminders list on iPhone and iPad" iMore 1/26
  • "How to change Reminder sync settings on iPhone and iPad" iMore 1/25
  • "How I replaced my iPhone 4S battery for $8: Apple may not make it easy to replace an iPhone's battery, but that doesn't mean you can't do it. For cheap. And it takes only about 20 minutes." CNET Reviews 1/25
  • "Q&A: How to Tame a Wild Mouse/I got a new iMac, which comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse. These accessories look slick, but the mouse cursor does all sorts of bizarre jumping around on the screen. Am I doing this or do I have a feral mouse?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 1/25
  • "Hold Down Compose Button in iOS Mail to get Drafts List" The Mac Observer 1/25
  • "Use OpenDNS to block inappropriate content" Amsys 1/25
  • "My Apple boycott is over" BetaNews 9:05 PM
  • "Cassandra -Monday Review: It will soon be Friday" eXtensions 8:25 PM
  • "Apple has a porn problem, and it's about to get worse: Adult content in Vine and Twitter apps raise questions only Cupertino can answer" The Verge 6:00 PM
  • "Shocker: People are uploading porn to Vine" iMore 6:45 PM
  • "Perspective on Apple amid the clamour/It is hard to think of a company whose influence has been so profound, says Michael Moritz" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:40 PM
  • "Tim Cook Reportedly uses Town Hall meeting to address Android, Wall Street, and more" iMore 12:47 PM
  • "Apple Town Hall: Tim Cook Says, Cheap iPads Good, Android Bad" Tapscape 4:20 PM
  • "Why would Wall Street want Apple as a Broken Company (1): The Chicken in the Barrel" eXtensions 7:44 AM
  • "Why would Wall Street want Apple as a Broken Company (2): Repeating Themes" eXtensions 7:44 AM
  • "Why would Wall Street want Apple as a Broken Company (3): Apple under attack" eXtensions 7:45 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Still A Buy Even Though Amazon And Google Have Better Products" Seeking Alpha 7:43 AM
  • "Back from Bangkok" Fortune 7:31 AM
  • "Five months into the iPhone 5 experience: five things I've learned" Stabley Times 7:21 AM
  • "jOBS movie aside, three things I learned about the real Steve Wozniak from chatting with the Apple cofounder" Stabley Times 7:22 AM
  • "The ultimate gall of a heartless iPhone thief: A Brooklyn thief steals an iPhone from a girl. In turn, a smarter person steals the phone from him. So the first thief Reports this theft to the police. Um?" CNET News 1/26
  • "Is Secrecy Apple's Real Achilles Heel When It Comes To Wall Street?" Macgasm 1/26
  • "When it makes sense not to upgrade to iPhone 5: The Ars OpenForum discusses the essential features of the 4S and the 5." Ars Technica 1/26
  • "First Reviews of Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs': Entertaining But Safe, 'Fails to Think Different', Apple Fans Will Be Very Mixed" MacRumors 1/26
  • "'jOBS' opens to mixed reviews, Kutcher talks of fear and hospitalization" 9 to 5 Mac 1/26
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Unreasonable expectations"  Macworld 1/26
  • "Happy Birthday iPad: Three Magical and Revolutionary Years" Tapscape 1/26
  • "Are Apple's glory days over? (Answer: no): If you think Steve Jobs left those in charge of his life's work with bupkis, you're a fool" MacDailyNews 1/26
  • "Review: While 'jOBS' fawns over subject, film falls flat/The eagerly awaited biopic of the Apple founder aims to capture a legend, but neglects the world he lived in." CNET News 1/26
  • "Core Dumped: Sorry, iPad. It's Not You, It's Me." Wired 1/26
  • "Apple's Snob Marketing and the Declining Fortunes of the iPhone" This Day Live 1/26
  • "Steve Jobs in Sweden: 'Computers Will Radically Revolutionize Education" FairerPlatform 1/26
  • "Apple Loop: Exxon Tops Apple, China Labor Woes, Steve Jobs' 'Nose' Photo" Forbes 1/25
  • "How I misjudged Vine, and came to see it as a new artform" CNET News 1/25
  • "Regarding iPad 5, iPad mini 2, iPhone 5S, and other rumored Apple hardware" iMore 1/25
  • "Has Apple Lost Its Cool to Samsung?" [Paid Membership Required] 1/25
  • "Apple investors should stop whining/Commentary: Long-term investors should expect ups and downs" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "Business prof: Apple still in an 'extraordinarily strong' position despite disappointing results" VentureBeat 1/25
  • "Armchair Quarterbacks Dictate to Tim Cook & Always Lose" The Mac Observer 1/25
  • "Is Apple the New Microsoft?" Breakout 1/25
  • "Bill Gates: My kids have never asked for Apple products/In an interview with Fox Business Network, Bill Gates says his kids are very happy with their Windows Phones. So there." CNET News 1/25
  • "iPad cannibals invade the Mac country club" ZDNet 1/25
  • "Jonathan Ive Would Do No Better Than Tim Cook At Apple"  Forbes 1/25
  • "Apple: Designed in California, made in China?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1/25
  • "Notes of interest about Apple's retail stores" Edible Apple 1/25
  • "iPad 5 rumor rollup for the week of Jan. 21: More than usually stunning display, thinner and lighter, canceled" Network World 1/25
  • "Is Apple Still An Innovator?"  Forbes 1/25
  • "I'm Not Going Back to My iPhone: For now, at least, my dumb phone experiment has reached a strange equilibrium."  Technology Review 1/25
  • "Oh, How The Rich Suffer: After An Historic Stock Drop, What Apple Should Do With The Cash" Mac 360 1/25
  • "Why I dread going to the Apple Store"  Macworld 1/25
  • "Apple advantage: As smartphones become commodity, software and services will drive growth" Computerworld 1/25
  • "What Apple's fiscal Q1/13 financial results mean for customers and investors" AppleTell 1/25
  • "'Apple Has Got To The Point Where All News Is Bad News'" BGR 1/25
  • "How much longer will Find My Friends use Google mapping data?" AppleDailyReport 1/25
  • "The ARM Mac Pro: Small, Light, Cheap, Plausible?" FairerPlatform 1/25
  • "As of tomorrow, unauthorized unlocking of new, on-contract iPhones will be illegal in the U.S." iMore 1/25
  • "Unlocking An iPhone Under Contract Is Now Illegal" AppleBitch 1/25
  • "Apple And Microsoft: How The Media Plays The New Blame Game For Fun And Profit" PixoBebo 1/25
  • "Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: the truth about both smartphones that the sales-geeks won't tell you" Beatweek Magazine 1/25
  • "DMCA Smart phone Catch-22: Major de Coverley for Librarian of Congress!" I, Cringely 3:01 PM
  • "Happy Birthday, After Effects!" Adobe 12:43 PM
  • "Netflix's House Of Cards Could Be The Best Show You Won't See On TV" TechCrunch 1/26
  • "The delusions that companies have about the cloud/In the years that I led the Google Apps team, I heard every imaginable objection to cloud computing." GigaOM 1/26
  • "Antivirus tests need better methodology" ZDNet 1/25
  • "How to track a lost or stolen PC, notebook, tablet or smartphone" ZDNet 1/25
  • "Why Experts Think Twitter's 6-Second Videos Could Be Huge" Wired 1/25
  • "Q&A: How can I protect myself from online tracking?" USA Today 1/25
  • "Does a Wii make you meaner than an Xbox?" TG Daily 1/25
  • "Will computers kill gun control?" Salon 1/25
  • "Internet Use Increases Worldwide, Connections Get Faster" InformationWeek 1/25
  • "Can new smartphones rekindle the BlackBerry fire?" Computerworld 1/25
  • "SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD review: Fast and inexpensive" Computerworld 1/25
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 4 buzz still white-hot, but could that mean we're ignoring the HTC M7? Hottest Android news and rumors for the week ending Jan. 25" Network World 1/25
  • "Microsoft Office Web Apps vs. Google Docs: 5 reasons why Google Docs is better, 5 reasons why Web Apps is better" InfoWorld 1/25
  • "Will Google Kill The Auto Industry? No, And Here's Why." Forbes 1/25
  • "What Google's Transparency Report doesn't tell us" Computerworld 1/25
  • "IPhone Beating Nokia 10-to-1 Leaves U.S. Effort in Doubt" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "Tech, Small Business Can Learn Plenty from Starbucks" TheStreet 1/25
  • "It's clear Android not really winning at AT&T or Verizon" The Gadget Club 1/25
  • "Apple Prison Blues" Fortune 9:11 PM
  • "Caturday: Mac mini earwarmer" TUAW 1/26
  • "How to accurately determine the value of Apple stock." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 1/25
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "View the winds with Windscape for iOS" TUAW 8:34 PM
  • "Letterpress updated, adds shake to shuffle, high contrast theme, more" iMore 6:23 PM
  • "A free MAME emulator hits the App Store...for now" 9 to 5 Mac 7:32 AM
  • "New iPad Charging Wall Dock Doubles As A Picture Frame" PRWeb 1/26
  • "Apple releases iOS 6.1 beta 5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" 9 to 5 Mac 1/26
  • "MAME Is Back in the App Store (For Now...) with 'Gridlee'" Touch Arcade 1/26
  • "Handy Photo for iOS offers easy to use professional photo editing tools" prMac 1/26
  • "Krop Circle For iPhone Lets You Crop Images In A Wide Variety Of Shapes And Styles" Redmond Pie 1/26
  • "Hexahedria releases Wordchemy on the iOS App Store" Mac Megasite 1/26
  • "Hundreds updated, now lets you play your own music" iMore 1/25
  • "StoryDesk Adds iPad-to-iPad Sharing of Presentations" AllThingsD 1/25
  • "Advarkaa Changes Name To AutoSnap And Adds New Features" App Advice 1/25
  • "Stanley Foreman for iPhone 5" iLounge 1/25
  • "Google Currents for iOS gets a happy dose of design unification" VentureBeat 1/25
  • "MoForte Turns Your iPad Into A Guitar [NAMM 2013] Cult of Mac 1/25
  • "Ability To Talk Becomes A Reality As Handwriting-To-Speech Application Is Released For Apple Mobile Devices" iSpeak4U 1/25
  • "Griffin's Decomposable iCases Made From Hemp, Wool And Cotton" Cult of Mac 1/25
  • "Artist Creates Cover for The New Yorker with iPad" PadGadget 1/25
  • "ARCHOS Announces A New Bluetooth Keyboard For iPad" App Advice 1/25
  • "Cycloramic 2.0 Revolves Around Capturing Panoramic Photos" App Advice 1/25
  • "YouTube Capture updated with 1080p video uploads, improved sharing features" The Verge 1/25
  • "Google updates its YouTube Capture iOS app, adds 1080p uploads, improves audio sync and upload speeds" The Next Web 1/25
  • "BBC Sport iOS app updated with live and on-demand video, as it returns to mobile Web too" The Next Web 1/25
  • "AppsMoment is Now a Leading Builder Application for Developing Apps" prMac 1/25
  • "Room Escape - 100 for iOS" prMac 1/25
  • "2013 GPS Fishing Guides Now Available" prMac 1/25
  • "Challenge! Brings Social Gaming Fun to Classic Strategy Game Agon" prMac 1/25
  • "Connect and Pop 1.0 - New Twist on Classic, Strategic, Connect Four Game" prMac 1/25
  • "Favors App Lets Anybody Issue Coupons for Apple's Passbook" prMac 1/25
  • "Simple FX - The Simplest Foreign Exchange App for Travel" prMac 1/25
  • "The Delightful World of the Pooyoos Comes to iOS and Android Devices" prMac 1/25
  • "Pete the Postman for iOS: 3D, Twin Stick, Shooter/Strategy/Puzzle Game" prMac 1/25
  • "Balloonatic Pops onto the App Store" prMac 1/25
  • "Drive The Most Realistic Space Shooter in Star Splitter 3D for iOS" prMac 1/25
  • "Popular Compass++ 3.0 app released with localisation in 30+ languages" prMac 1/25
Computer Industry
  • "Total Failure: Microsoft Sold Only 230,000 Surface Tablets, Says Analyst" Softpedia 8:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Promises to Expand Surface Lineup" Tom's Hardware 8:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly Blocking Mega User Registrations" Softpedia 8:08 AM
  • "WindowsAndroid runs Google's mobile OS natively on the Windows kernel" Engadget 7:26 AM
  • "Bill Gates: The world can defeat polio" BBC 8:34 PM
  • "Investment in Dell Could Signal Microsoft Migration From PC Business" The Exchange 8:40 PM
  • "Intel Celeron D347 overclocked to 8452.67 MHz" 7:58 AM
  • "Yahoo joins Dell swelling $13 trillion Netherlands haven" Bloomberg News 8:00 AM
  • "Small firms set to win $5 billion U.S. award as HP, IBM bypassed" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:41 PM
  • "AMD confirms specifications of Richland processors?" 7:57 AM
  • "AMD adds two SoC IP specialists to its senior technical talent" EE Herald 4:52 PM
  • "Cisco Sells Linksys Home Router Unit" Avauncer 7:57 AM
  • "IBM Indonesia Thinks It Can Help Alleviate Jakarta Traffic" Jakarta Globe 8:05 AM
  • "IBM cuts nitrate emissions: Ammonia from wastewater sold to power plants" Poughkeepsie Journal 8:05 AM
  • "Oracle's Java Chief Promises to 'Fix' Java" PC Magazine 8:43 PM
  • "Samsung to invest $1.7 billion in Kunshan plant: Xinhua" Reuters 12:56 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Chart: An Apple flash dump" Fortune 2:04 PM
  • "So, who dumped 800,000 shares of AAPL in the last second of trading on Friday?" MacDailyNews 1/26
  • "Apple's Flash Dump In The Last Second Of Trading Caught On Tape" Zero Hedge 1/26
  • "Apple May Be Down But Here's Why It's Not Out" [Video Report] Bloomberg 1/25
  • "AAPL: 'Flash Dump' Closes Stock at $439.88, Says ZeroHedge" Barron's 1/25
  • "Exxon Overtakes Apple as Biggest U.S. Company by Market Cap" WSJ Blogs 1/25
  • "Apple Surrenders to Exxon Mobil as World's Most Valuable Company" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "Apple is no longer the world's most valuable company" VentureBeat 1/25
  • "Exxon Mobil Dethrones Apple As World'S Most Valuable Company" BGR 1/25
  • "Apple No Longer the World's Largest Company. Does It Matter?" The Motley Fool 1/25
  • "Should You Buy Apple or Exxon? The Answer Is in the Charts" Minyanville 1/25
  • "Apple: The Lone Tech Giant Hitting New Lows Today" The Motley Fool 1/25
  • "Where Is The Panic Bottom in Apple?" Minyanville 1/25
  • "When Waiting for Apple is Akin to Waiting for Godot" The Motley Fool 1/25
  • "Apple 1Q13 Review; Thoughts on Guidance and AAPL" AAPL Orchard 1/25
  • "Dorsey: Buy Apple at These Levels" [Video Report] Bloomberg 1/25
  • "Apple chart pattern sets target at $340" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "Apple's drop shows price of popularity: To find your prince, you need to kiss a frog"  MarketWatch 1/25
  • "Huawei Creeps up on Apple, Samsung" WSJ Blogs 1/25
  • "Apple Pie Or Rotten Apples? A DCF Valuation Following Earnings" Seeking Alpha 1/25
Industry News
  • "Microsoft, Netflix rise, but Apple falls again: Goldman cuts Apple price target by $100 as bruised stock trades flat" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "U.S. stocks rise on earnings; S&P 500 above 1,500: S&P 500 extends longest win run in more than half a dozen years" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "S&P 500 Post Longest Winning Streak Since 2004 on Profits" Bloomberg 1/25
  • "S&P Climbs for Eighth Day Amid Strong Earnings, Data" FOXBusiness 1/25
  • "S&P Logs Best Win Streak Since 2004; For the Week, AAPL Skids 12%, NFLX Soars 70%" CNBC 1/25
  • "Stocks Continue to Climb as Companies Exceed Expectations" TheStreet 1/25
  • "S&P 500 closes above 1,500 for 1st time since 2007: U.S. stocks ended the week on a high note Friday, as investors welcomed a batch of better-than-expected corporate results." CNNMoney 1/25
  • "S&P 500 Closes Above 1500" [Paid Membership Required] 1/25
  • "Stocks could get earnings tailwind" CNNMoney 1/25
  • "Asia Markets: Nikkei Average up 2.9% as Asia ends mostly down" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "Europe Markets: German optimism boosts Europe stocks/DAX 30 jumps 1.4% to highest close since January 2008" MarketWatch 1/25
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/25
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 1/25
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1/25

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