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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Stock split rumor surfaces ahead of Apple investor meeting: New chatter from Wall Street suggests Apple may be planning a stock split, something it hasn't done since 2005."  CNET News 4:31 PM
  • "Apple Stock-Split Rumor Pushes Shares Higher"  WSJ Blogs 2:46 PM
  • "Apple draws more split buzz, but cash a bigger issue" MarketWatch 6:46 PM
  • "Apple 'more flexible' and 'less arrogant' under Tim Cook, says telecom boss"  Digital Trends 7:39 AM
  • "Apple's cash drama is far from over: Einhorn's victory could embolden others" MarketWatch 7:40 AM
  • "Why Einhorn's Win May Be Apple's Gain"  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:03 AM
  • "Apple offers compensation for kids' in-app purchases"  BBC 7:40 AM
  • "Apple to settle lawsuit on inadvertent app purchases by kids" Reuters 7:40 AM
  • "Apple to settle suit over in-app purchases by kids with $5 iTunes credit per aggrevied party" The Next Web 7:54 AM
  • "Apple Offers Refunds, iTunes Credit to Settle In-App Payment Suit" PC Magazine 11:29 AM
  • "Apple to settle class action lawsuit on in-app purchases by minors" IDG News Service 8:09 AM
  • "Apple 'could pay out $100m to settle lawsuit'" Telegraph 7:58 AM
  • "Apple agrees refunds over in-app purchases" TG Daily 7:52 AM
  • "Google to Apple Gird for FTC-Led Mobile-Privacy Crackdown"  Bloomberg 8:15 AM
  • "The iTunes Value Structure" asymco 10:39 AM
  • "SmartPhone Sues Apple on Four Counts using PalmSource Patents" Patently Apple 9:59 AM
  • "Security Software Firm Sues Apple over iOS Security Architecture" Patently Apple 10:40 AM
  • "Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption" CNET News 11:55 AM
  • "Apple's Deleting iCloud Emails That Contain The Phrase 'Barely Legal Teens'" Cult of Mac 1:35 PM
  • "Adobe releases third security update this month for Flash Player" Ars Technica 4:04 PM
  • "Q&A: Staying Safe From Java Threats/I hear lots of scary stuff about hackers getting into computers thru Java. What do I need to do to make my Mac and PC safe? Any worries about tablets?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:10 AM
  • "Review: Snapz Pro 2.5.1 screen capture program is past its prime" Macworld 1:33 PM
  • "Gestures: Hard to use, harder to find" Macworld 7:31 AM
  • "Advanced VoIP: Making and Receiving Landline Calls on Your Mac" Mactuts+ 7:27 AM
  • "With Intego's Mac Internet Security Premium, it's better to be safe than sorry" AppleDailyReport 8:16 AM
  • "Play .dvdmedia files with VLC" TUAW 7:33 AM
  • "A Working Mailbox on the Mac" Macdrifter 10:38 AM
  • "Make Your Mac's Mouse Cursor Huge And Never Lose Track Of It Again [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Get More Specific iOS Device Storage Info from iTunes" OS X Daily 6:51 PM
  • "Finally, A Better Way To Manage Movies On Your Mac. Not iMovie. Think iPhoto For Movies" Mac 360 6:55 AM
  • "What A Mac Needs But Doesn't Have But You Can Get Is A Clipboard In The Cloud That Actually Works" TeraTalks 6:55 AM
  • "How To Bring Over 500 Classic Camera Photos, Ads, Reviews And Brochures To Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 6:55 AM
  • "What's Missing With Most Mac Photo Apps? Frames. Here's A Way To Get 100 Photo Frames" Mac 360 6:55 AM
  • "Bored With The Mac's Dock? Got The Finder Blues? Here's A Cool New Way To Launch Apps And Files" McSolo 6:55 AM
  • "2 Free Mac Tools To Love (one measures pixels on a screen, the other watches the CPU)" NoodleMac 6:55 AM
  • "Core Rot: cfprefsd" Rixstep 3:32 PM
  • "Top 90+ Requests for Final Cut Pro X: February 26th" FCPXtv 6:55 AM
Press Releases
  • "Maker of RealCADD updates iPocket Draw to version 1.92" Architosh 12:03 PM
  • "RemindMeAgain For OS X Nags You With Repeated Reminders To Complete A Task" AddictiveTips 10:38 AM
  • "XCOM Is Coming To Mac, Now Go Kill Some Aliens" Cult of Mac 3:50 PM
  • "XCOM Enemy Unknown to reveal itself on OS X" AppleTell 10:38 AM
  • "XCOM: Enemy Unknown Elite Edition Invading Macs This Spring" Inside Mac Games 10:08 AM
  • "iDetective HD 1.0 for iPad - Monitor Activity on any Mac or PC Remotely" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "GeoFlight USA - The fun way to learn geography on Mac" prMac 7:59 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "For the First Time Since Napster, Music Sales Are Growing" ["But digital sales are still primarily about iTunes and download sales, which account for 70 percent of the total. iTunes sales have been flattening for some time in the U.S., but as Apple expands internationally, its numbers keep growing."]  AllThingsD 8:00 AM
  • "iTunes, other digital providers boost music industry to first revenue growth in 13 years" AppleInsider 10:39 AM
  • "Study Finds That Streaming And Spyware Are Killing Music Piracy" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Survey says Apple is no. 1 brand in UK, but Apple needs to 'recalibrate' says ex Apple ad man: Apple's ex ad man, Ken Segall has written that he thinks Apple needs to 'recalibrate' its marketing campaigns." Macworld UK 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's 'Think Different' man likes Samsung's ad campaign: Apple is like Obama after the first debate, says TBWA-Chiat-Day's former creative director"  Fortune 7:40 AM
  • "Apple needs to 'Think Different' to beat Samsung, warns ads guru" Computerworld 9:58 AM
  • "'Think Different' ad creator believes latest Samsung ads are getting the best of Apple" AppleInsider 8:00 AM
  • "Ken Segall says Apple needs to step up its ad campaign against Samsung" Network World 10:42 AM
  • "Apple tops British brand surveys" T3 8:48 AM
  • "iOS Dominates Enterprise Mobility Market With 77% of Device Activations" MacRumors 10:51 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone Share Continues to Increase in Urban China" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Joins Morgan Stanley to Back Gay Marriage at Supreme Court" Bloomberg 6:50 PM
  • "Apple Among 60 Companies to File Statement with U.S. Supreme Court Backing Gay Marriage" MacRumors 6:50 PM
  • "Tech companies: Gay marriage ban is bad for business/Companies such as Apple, Facebook, eBay, and Intel will add their support in the legal fight against bans on same-sex marriage, Fortune reports." CNET News 8:26 PM
  • "Apple To Contact 23M iTunes Customers Over In-App Purchasing Class-Action Lawsuit" RazorianFly 10:38 AM
  • "Apple owns enterprise: 5 of the top 5 devices activated last quarter are iPhones and iPads" VentureBeat 1:30 PM
  • "In India, iPhone Lags Far Behind" [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 PM
  • "Defense Department opens contracts for Apple, Google: At one time BlackBerry received all of the Pentagon's mobile contracts, but times have changed." CNET News 9:08 PM
  • "Pentagon Goes Device-Agnostic, Open to iOS & Android" The Mac Observer 6:45 PM
  • "Staples officially launches US Apple sales" MacNN 10:55 AM
  • "Staples now selling Apple accessories" Edible Apple 11:30 AM
  • "Genius on hold: meet the man who invented much of the modern phone ... and maybe even Apple" VentureBeat 6:43 PM
  • "Apple now rejecting iOS apps using 'cookie tracking'" MacNN 7:52 AM
  • "HTC targets iPhone users with its new Sync Manager desktop application" iMore 7:30 AM
  • "Sprint smartphone sales help Android jump ahead of iPhone in the U.S." BGR 7:43 AM
  • "iPad, iPhone toys represented at Toy Fair 2013" TUAW 7:33 AM
  • "Apple sends cake to Fancy to commemorate launch of Google+ Sign-In" The Next Web 7:07 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung to Advance Microfluidic Display Effects While Working on a Smartphone for the Blind" Patent Bolt 6:41 PM
  • "Stretchy battery drawn to three times its size" BBC 11:33 AM
  • " Unleashes New Firefox Mobile OS – No Need For Gatekeepers" MacPrices 11:27 AM
  • "Opera reveals its new WebKit-based browser for Android: The radically overhauled browser works on Gingerbread, gets 'Off-road Mode' for bad networks, adds a content discovery tool, and will ship in the first half of the year." CNET Reviews 10:48 AM
  • "Apple's Selling More Macs Because It Finally Has More Macs to Sell" AllThingsD 7:55 AM
  • "January data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales" Ars Technica 10:33 AM
  • "No word from Microsoft on Office for iPad" Reuters 2:12 PM
  • "LG Display sees 90% drop in iPad panel shipments in January 2013" DigiTimes 8:03 AM
  • "Is Intel Going To Make Apple's Chips?" Forbes 10:51 AM
  • "iPhone Hunting: Intel's Big Move in Smartphones" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:03 AM
  • "Intel throws open chip ovens to Altera - but who's next: Apple?" The Register 8:10 AM
  • "Apple's Update Could Undo Your iPhone 5 Jailbreak: 6.1.3 seals up a needed bug for the jailbreak to work" IGN 6:51 PM
  • "Just Days After Apple Seeds iOS 6.1.3 (Beta 2) With Security Patch, Another Security Flaw Is Discovered In iOS." RazorianFly 9:59 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6.1.3 Update Will Terminate Evasi0n Jailbreak" DailyTech 10:33 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Future iPhones could anticipate user needs with 'situational awareness module'" AppleInsider 7:29 AM
  • "Apple patent filing may lead to iPhone that predicts your needs" CNET News 8:15 AM
  • "Apple Patents Situational Awareness And Location Information Sharing For Mobile Devices" TechCrunch 8:16 AM
  • "Apple is Granted 34 Patents Covering a Wide Array of Technologies Including a MacBook Security Latch & More" Patently Apple 8:46 AM
  • "Apple Granted 4 Design Patents & an all-new Online Shopping Security System that has yet to Surface" Patently Apple 6:54 AM
  • "Apple patent allows smartphones to swap location data with an 'accessory device'" AppleInsider 7:29 AM
  • "Apple patent filing is for touch screen device accessibility through virtual containers" AppleDailyReport 8:47 AM
  • "Apple patent is for a computer interface with a virtual single-layer mode for viewing overlapping objects" AppleDailyReport 8:47 AM
  • "Apple files patent involving anonymous shopping transactions" AppleDailyReport 8:47 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "TRUpuzzlE For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:55 AM
  • "Stupid Dog HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:55 AM
  • "Nutty Fluffies Rollercoaster For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:55 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:56 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:56 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:56 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 10 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 7:30 AM
  • "Apple using eBay to blow through 13" MacBook Pros for $999, dozens of refurbished iPads" AppleInsider 10:58 AM

  • "Review: Full review: Apple 27-inch iMac (Late 2012)" Electronista 9:49 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs iPad mini – which tablet is best?" Which? 10:58 AM
  • "A Wristwatch Tells When Phone Calls, Emails Arrive" AllThingsD 8:26 PM
  • "Philips Hue Review" Mac|Life 4:04 PM
  • "Keith McMillen QuNeoTouch Me Three Times" ["The 14-ounce QuNeo is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, and Android operating systems. It features 16 drum pads, a variety of up/down switches, plus nine sliders and two big rotary controls. The rotary controls can sense which direction your finger is moving, so you can 'spin' them forward and backward like you're queuing up a record."] Wired 8:09 AM
  • "Review: B&W's A7 AirPlay speaker offers outstanding sound" Macworld 7:30 AM
  • "Snooze: Minimalist iPhone alarm dock gets the job done" TUAW 2:11 PM
  • "Hands-on with AnoStyle gold iPhone — and $50 promo code! (Photos)" 9 to 5 Mac 8:52 PM
  • "Review: Element Case Soft-Tec Cases for iPhone 5 & iPad Mini" Run Around Tech 7:30 AM
  • "Sena Creativo case for iPhone review: The Sena Creativo is a stylish leather iPhone case that offers great protection and limited usage while safe within the case." PC Advisor 7:30 AM
  • "Sena WalletSlim case review (for iPhone 5): The Sena WalletSlim case for iPhone 5 offers side and back protection plus wallet features in luxury leather finishes." PC Advisor 7:30 AM
  • "Reviews: Blue Microphones Spark Digital Studio-Grade Microphone" iLounge 1:38 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "An Email Inbox That Knows Who's Important" AllThingsD 6:51 PM
  • "After Waiting Two Weeks For Mailbox, The Massively Hyped Email App, I Deleted It After Two Days" Business Insider 10:33 AM
  • "Siri vs. Google Search" Macworld 7:31 AM
  • "More Than One Way to Skin a Cat: Monochrome Apps for iOS -The Monochromist and B & W Lab" eXtensions 7:24 AM
  • "Zen Bound 2 for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 10:48 AM
  • "Carrot – Tries To Be Personable, Comes Across As Stale" Apple'n'Apps 8:27 PM
  • "What's Better Than Instagram On Your iPhone? Take A Look At Albumatic. It's Free!" Mac 360 6:55 AM
  • "Street View Review: Making the world that little bit smaller, Street View is a handy way of bringing back the service to Maps and iOS devices." 148Apps 11:33 AM
  • "Thinglist Review: Attractive to look at, Thinglist suffers badly for being far too basic for the price, despite offering a handy place to store ideas and thoughts." 148Apps 12:11 PM
  • "Take the Fight to the Field in Battle Nations – iPad App Review" PadGadget 10:39 AM
  • "Appidemic: iPoe 2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 10:37 AM
  • "Review: Wire Storm – A Fun and Addicting Logic Puzzle Game" MacTrast 9:05 PM
  • "Dreamjob Kid's Doctor – My Little Hospital Review" 148Apps 2:46 PM
  • "PadGadget Photobooth: How to Create Gorgeous HDR Photos on Your iPad" PadGadget 10:39 AM
  • "How To Remove Website Data From Safari" App Advice 8:52 AM
  • "Managing Bluetooth Contact Sync" iLounge 3:48 PM
  • "How to Reset or Disable AutoFill in iOS" MacTrast 7:30 AM
  • "Proof Apple Needs a Low-Cost iPhone More Than Ever" The Motley Fool 8:26 PM
  • "Would You Rather Have Indoor Plumbing Or An iPhone?" Forbes 6:51 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 6:43 PM
  • "Is There Room For Smartphones Beyond Android And iOS?" NPR 4:04 PM
  • "Opinion: Intel Could Start Making Chips For iOS Devices" AppleBitch 1:31 PM
  • "Apple iWatch: More Fact Than Fiction" TheStreet 10:40 AM
  • "Apple no longer 'world's most admired company'" BGR 10:39 AM
  • "The Macalope: High-hanging fruit" Macworld 10:38 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple's 2013 Product Launch Schedule Begins In March" App Advice 10:37 AM
  • "Google Adopts the Language of Steve Jobs for New HQ" The Mac Observer 6:41 PM
  • "Is Google Channeling Steve Jobs?" Barron's [Paid Membership Required] 10:37 AM
  • "How Can Apple Win Our Hearts And Minds And Defeat Google? In A Word, It's All About 'Privacy" Mac 360 10:31 AM
  • "As Samsung Edges Out Apple, Who Will Win the Battle for Third Place in the Mobile Market?" Minyanville 8:22 AM
  • "Is Samsung Threatening Apple's Mobile Dominance?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:15 AM
  • "Samsung's New Galaxy S4: Should Apple Be Worried?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Apple offers refunds to parents whose children have made in-app purchases without permission" BetaNews 8:04 AM
  • "This Is 'Apple's Biggest Challenge' Making An iWatch" Business Insider 8:04 AM
  • "Oh Man I Want An E-Ink Display On My iPad [MWC 2013] Cult of Mac 7:37 AM
  • "Apple know how to make retail great" PalmAddict 7:36 AM
  • "How Apple's iPhone and iPad Customers Stay Far Ahead Of Android's Lame Update Process" PixoBebo 6:55 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO's Future: A Telecommuter Mutiny/CEO Marissa Mayer's latest edict is a ridiculous ban on telework, despite the fact that she should be making Yahoo even more virtual, not less. It's going to blow up in her face." PC Magazine 4:25 PM
  • "Maybe You'll Get the Pay TV You Want, After All: Cablevision Sues Viacom to Break Up the Bundle" AllThingsD 1:34 PM
  • "Give Glass a chance: Google has a vision of a wearable future" Macworld 10:51 AM
  • "Opera WebKit-based browser hands-on" Engadget 10:48 AM
  • "Marissa Mayer Is Wrong: Freedom For Workers Means Productivity For Companies" Forbes 10:03 AM
  • "PS4 Vs. PC: Where The Wild Things Are" Forbes 8:52 AM
  • "Most folks would rather go without water than their mobile apps" AppleDailyReport 8:11 AM
  • "The Chromebook Pixel Is The Most Brilliant Laptop You'll Never Buy" TechCrunch 2:45 PM
  • "Google Chromebook Pixel Review: Awesome, Just Not $1300 Worth of Awesome" Gizmodo 12:12 PM
  • "Hands on with Chromebook Pixel: Google goes after the MacBook" PCWorld 8:09 AM
  • "How 'Minority Report' has distorted our vision of interface design" The Verge 7:58 AM
  • "When Apple's Engraving Service Goes Wrong" Gizmodo 7:54 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Seen @ Macworld/iWorld 2013: Office2 HD" AppleTell 7:53 PM
  • "Relaxation Resource Launches iPhone App That Helps You Chill, Grabs $415K In Angel Funding" TechCrunch 1:35 PM
  • "'Plague Inc.' Necroa Virus Update Now Available" Touch Arcade 1:34 PM
  • "'Ridiculous Fishing' Enters Submission, Vlambeer Writes About The Project" Touch Arcade 11:55 AM
  • "HP unleashes 'augmented reality photos' for iOS" BetaNews 11:33 AM
  • "This Tweak For iPhone Shows App Icons In Folders In A 22 Grid" Redmond Pie 11:33 AM
  • "Star Wars Pinball coming tomorrow to Android, iOS (Video)" CNET Reviews 11:29 AM
  • "You Can Stash This Ultra Thin iPhone 5 Charging Cable In Your Wallet" Gizmodo 10:08 AM
  • "PowerTekk Charger Powers Your iPhone With Water [MWC 2013] Cult of Mac 10:07 AM
  • "Predicter and TypeStatus Let You Know When Someone Starts Typing an iMessage for You" Lifehacker 8:51 AM
  • "Ursine Paw introduces Evil In Trouble 1.0 for iOS: New Puzzle Platformer" Daily Game 8:22 AM
  • "Otterbox announces screen, back protectors for Apple devices" Insanely Great Mac 8:04 AM
  • "This App Will Test Your Pee" Mashable 8:00 AM
  • "iFish Minnesota App a Reel Catch for Fishing" prMac 1:34 PM
  • "Memory Mate Pro Releases iOS App to Boost RAM" prMac 10:55 AM
  • "Bit of Exercise 2.0 - Fresh New Design and Easier Navigation" prMac 10:07 AM
  • "Ursine Paw introduces Evil In Trouble 1.0 for iOS: New Puzzle Platformer" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Say goodbye to privacy and hello to Spy Bot, the iOS Surveillance App" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Uberzahl for iOS-Your Current Money Spending Behavior: 30-Day Snapshots" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Tuber 3.0 for YouTube - Experience YouTube As Never Before" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Texts On Pictures 1.0 for iOS: 120+ Fonts, 60+ Emoji, 30+ Text Effects" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "New photo perspective with Photo Shaper" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Master Spending Habits with Spend Tracker, Personal Finance Simplified" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Make It So Studios Releases Danger Quest! Epic Puzzle Adventure for iOS" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "iOS Game: Angry Spermies - Just Released on iTunes" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Guess That Flag HD released for iOS - Free for a limited time only" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Earbuds Use Tubes Instead Of Wired To Deliver Sound To Your Brain [MWC 2013] Cult of Mac 7:37 AM
  • "This is what an $11,000 iPhone 5 case looks like" iDownload Blog 7:29 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Internet Explorer 10 now available for Windows 7 users" The Verge 7:37 AM
  • "Internet Explorer 10 finally available for Windows 7" Neowin 7:41 AM
  • "Windows 7 (finally) gets Internet Explorer 10" Engadget 7:41 AM
  • "Windows Phone snatches UK sales from Android" Crave @ CNET 7:39 AM
  • "How Microsoft's OS Update 'Windows Blue' Will Impact Investors This Summer" Seeking Alpha 6:49 AM
  • "Nokia Music for Windows 8 could be setting the stage for a Lumia tablet (hands-on)" The Verge 10:09 AM
  • "HP Launches Big Data Security Products, Threat Research" TechWeb News 2:51 PM
  • "HP Is Still Struggling But Its Recovery Is Gaining Traction" Seeking Alpha 6:49 AM
  • "HP refreshes security with big data makeover" CRN 7:13 AM
  • "LG buys HP's webOS to put in smart TVs" TG Daily 7:09 AM
  • "HP offloads Palm WebOS assets to Korea's LG" BBC 7:05 AM
  • "Meg Whitman changes stance, now supports same-sex marriage" CNET News 9:08 PM
  • "Dell taps social for B2B gains/Hardware vendor says social media helped its business-to-business unit more than the consumer because it is a good stimulus for long-term relationships, which are key to driving sales with enterprise customers." ZDNet 7:12 AM
  • "Dell Makes Business Case for Enhanced Latitude 10 Windows 8 Tablet" eWeek 10:52 AM
  • "Never carry a laptop again with Dell's sub-$100 Project Ophelia (hands on)" CNET Reviews 7:11 AM
  • "Dell XPS 10 Windows RT tablet revisits the FCC with AT&T LTE onboard" Engadget 6:48 AM
  • "Here's how Intel's Web TV viewer-tracking works" SlashGear 7:16 AM
  • "Intel to make 14-nm FPGAs for Altera" EE Times 8:14 AM
  • "Intel lands Altera as its biggest chip manufacturing customer to date" Engadget 6:48 AM
  • "Intel throws open chip ovens to Altera - but who's next: Apple?" The Register 7:16 AM
  • "Intel Corporation Opens Its Facilities Gates for Chipmaker, Huge Potential From Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)" Crazy Joys 7:36 AM
  • "Intel Unveils New Distribution For Apache Hadoop" InformationWeek 4:30 PM
  • "TomTom to supply maps to Intel's Telmap, creates a total navigation app package" Engadget 10:11 AM
  • "Meanwhile on PC: AMD unveils next-gen hair simulation technology" Eurogamer 7:14 AM
  • "Cisco CEO: We're All In On Internet Of Everything" InformationWeek 10:33 AM
  • "Microsoft and Cisco the big guns in battle-worn UC market: Analyst predicts vendor giants will be the silverbacks in the PBX jungle next year as pricing pressure continues" CRN UK 7:15 AM
  • "IBM and Nokia Siemens Networks Announce World's First Mobile Edge Computing Platform" The Financial 7:35 AM
  • "IBM's Not-So-Secret Weapon: Big Data Marketing" eWeek 2:58 PM
  • "IBM Cloud Analytics, Mobile Initiatives Launch for Business Partners" eWeek 2:59 PM
  • "Oracle: Eloqua Will Stay Friendly With" InformationWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Why Cisco and Oracle Should Fight for Aruba Networks" The Motley Fool 8:26 PM
  • "Competition over entry-level tablets may hurt ODMs" DigiTimes 8:13 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple stock rises on Tuesday rumors of stock split" MacNN 2:19 PM
  • "Apple Stock Tanks Again -- Getting Close To A New Low" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "What to Expect from Apple's Shareholder Meeting" [Video Report] TheStreet 10:41 AM
  • "Why Apple Is A Short Term Sell Based On David Einhorn's Plan" Seeking Alpha 10:42 AM
  • "What to Expect at the Apple Shareholder Meeting" CNBC 10:48 AM
  • "Apple Needs Netflix, Einhorn Needs Patience, Investors Need Answers" The Motley Fool 8:10 AM
  • "Hot topic at Apple shareholders meeting is off limits: The company's annual shareholders meeting kicks off tomorrow, but a high-profile item is no longer on the agenda." CNET News 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Investors Continue To Face Significant Downside Exposure" Seeking Alpha 8:06 AM
  • "AAPL, Samsung Profit Duopoly, ZTE Shines for Street in Barcelona" Barron's 8:03 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Gold pulls back but stays above $1,600/Gold futures pulled back on Wednesday in Asia, with investors taking a breather a day after pushing the precious metal to its best one-day gain so far this year." MarketWatch 9:50 PM
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple shares rally on stock-split speculation/Tech stocks rose Tuesday, with Apple Inc. among the gainers as rumors circulated that the company might announce a stock split at its annual shareholders' meeting." MarketWatch 4:01 PM
  • "Wall Street rebounds as Bernanke defends policy" Reuters 2:57 PM
  • "Stocks close higher on Fed speak" CNNMoney 4:01 PM
  • "Fed Stress Tests Reveal European Bank Bombshell" TheStreet 2:45 PM
  • "Dow Sings on Upbeat Data, Bernanke" TheStreet 4:02 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance Amid Better-Than-Estimated Reports" Bloomberg 4:02 PM
  • "Futures Tick Up After Monday's Rout" FOXBusiness 7:56 AM
  • "Dow Rebounds With Triple-Digit Gain" [Paid Membership Required] 4:02 PM
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