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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, March 11, 2013


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Monday Highlights: iPhone 7 Plus one of best selling smartphones in China for 2017; iMac and MacBook sales rise in 2017, bucking trend in Windows 10 PC sales; report in Ireland's Connact Tribune reveals concern from Apple over Athenry data center delays; new malware goes after DNS settings in OS X; 10 years ago today MacBook Air introduced to world by Steve Jobs; crazy playoff game between Vikings and Saints so intense that some fans wearing Apple Watches told they could be experiencing a heart attack; DigiTimes hears increase in MacBook orders given to Foxconn, suggesting no major upgrades in 2018; mother of four kids pens letter in HuffPo to Apple saying "parental controls aren't the answer" to kids and smartphones.

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  • "Google in the Background of Samsung, Apple Battle: Steven Levy, senior writer at Wired Magazine, examines Google's role in the battle for smartphone supremacy between Samsung and Apple and looks at Samsung's latest offering." [Video Report]  Bloomberg 8:26 AM
  • "Can Apple do it again with the iWatch? When looking at the potential for a really smart watch, the idea of an Apple iWatch looks almost sensible. Still, there is a long way between the attractive idea and stuffing the required computer power in a wristwatch"  The Guardian 8:35 AM
  • "Apple Will Announce Plans for Cash Hoard, Gamco Says"  Bloomberg 3:29 PM
  • "Apple may be close to resolving Brazilian iPhone trademark fight" CNET News 8:31 AM
  • "Apple close to deal with Brazilian 'iPhone' name holder" Electronista 8:31 AM
  • "Second Apple-Samsung lawsuit in California to go ahead: The judge had earlier said she might consider putting the case on hold pending resolution of an appeal in another lawsuit" IDG News Service 8:42 AM
  • "Apple's Second Samsung Suit Sails On" AllThingsD 8:45 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung Moves Forward, But Samsung Probably Doesn't Care" The Mac Observer 9:44 AM
  • "Apple Having to Hand Over More Information in Privacy Case" TMCnet 9:43 AM
  • "Report: Microsoft changes licensing for Mac Office" ZDNet 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft changes Office licensing, allows transfer to new systems: After users complained, Microsoft changed its licensing terms for the latest versions of Office." MacFixIt 7:34 PM
  • "Apple in business: The support IT doesn't know about/Apple is no Microsoft, but it has more IT options for supporting Macs and iOS devices than you might think" InfoWorld 1:35 PM
  • "Apple plugs App Store HTTPS omission 6 months later: It took Apple 6 months to plug a hole in the App Store that could have lead to various security issues" Macworld UK 8:29 AM
  • "Lack of HTTPS on iOS App Store left users open to attacks, researcher says" Techworld 1:34 PM
  • "What to do when a Mac won't boot to Safe Mode: If your system hangs when going into Safe Mode, or will not load into Safe Mode at all, there are a couple of things you can do to fix the situation." MacFixIt 7:20 PM
  • "More Tips for Troubleshooting Automator Workflows" TUAW 10:37 AM
  • "Tip: Connecting to older AFP NAS devices with Mountain Lion" MacWindows 8:36 AM
  • "Use the White EarBuds to Control iTunes in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 11:06 AM
  • "How to Find Your Mac's IP Address" Macinstruct 9:37 AM
  • "How to quickly eject single or multiple partitions in OS X" Amsys 9:37 AM
  • "Film Stocks is handy film stock filter with layers, masks, blend modes" Layers Magazine 9:03 AM
  • "Mac Tips: 'You Are Not Connected to the Internet" FairerPlatform 8:16 AM
  • "Control Time Machine from the command line with tmutil" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "What's More Powerful Than The Mac's Finder? A Finder Replacement With Super Powers" Mac 360 8:18 AM
  • "2 Free Mac Tools To Customize OS X, And Enable Secret, Hidden Features You'll Love" BohemianBoomer 8:18 AM
  • "How To Draw, Annotate, And Highlight Right On Your Mac's Screen" Mac 360 8:18 AM
  • "Search The Web's Search Engines For Images And Photos Using This Free Mac App" McSolo 8:18 AM
  • "Try The Simple Calendar App That Does What A Mac Doesn't Do In OS X's Calendar" TeraTalks 8:18 AM
  • "If Your Mac's Menubar Is Cluttered With A Few Dozen Utilities, Then You Need A 'Bartender' App" NoodleMac 8:16 AM
  • "Where to look for the best deals on Mac apps" GigaOM 8:44 AM
  • "How to think like a Mac geek" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "Where's Apple's next OS X? No sign of OS X 10.9 preview means Apple's running later than last two years" Computerworld 8:49 AM
  • "How I ditched the security risks and lived without Java, Reader, and Flash" PCWorld 8:29 AM
Press Releases
  • "Pro Tools 10.3.4" AVid 8:15 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Viral video star sues Apple over sample sold on iTunes: Kimberly Wilkins, who goes by the nickname 'Sweet Brown,' sues Apple and local radio stations over what she says is the unauthorized use of her interview in a song sold on iTunes." CNET News 3:53 PM
  • "Samsung Utterly Dominates Apple In China's Smartphone Market" Business Insider 8:30 AM
  • "Fujifilm Touch Screen Poised to Aid Microsoft Vs. Apple" Bloomberg 8:26 AM
  • "iOS still dominates inflight internet usage" T3 8:44 AM
  • "Kate Spade to use iPads as retail signage: Fashion retailer Kate Spade is rolling out iPads in its stores as signs beginning with Japan, then onto the U.S." CNET News 3:11 PM
  • "Watch a vintage Mac 512K talk to an iMac via Siri" TUAW 8:34 AM
  • "Vauxhall Adam Siri edition, the first Apple iCar?" Pocket-lint 9:43 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "U.S. Demands China Block Cyberattacks and Agree to Rules" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:12 PM
  • "txtr beagle lands in the US for $69" TG Daily 12:23 PM
  • "An Anti-iPad for India: Suneet Singh Tuli, the man behind the ultracheap Aakash 2 tablet, says the West doesn't understand mobile business in the developing world." Technology Review 12:18 PM
  • "Twitter Opens Tweet Archive Access To Users In 12 More Languages, Including Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Malay and Spanish" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Rovio's 'Angry Birds Toons' To Be Bundled In Company's Mobile Games, Will Arrive March 17" TechCrunch 12:16 PM
  • "Richard Garriott talks candidly about his next big thing: Shroud of the Avatar" PCWorld 12:00 PM
  • "SXSW show floor: Beam videoconferencing device takes a spin" PCWorld 12:00 PM
  • "Engenius announces new lineup of outdoor Wi-Fi access points and bridges" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "Rebooting the dashboard" Fortune 11:39 AM
  • "Facebook app developers frustrated with experience" Reuters 11:19 AM
  • "For A Crazy $5.99 A Month, The $99 TiVo Mini Will Pull Recordings From A TiVo Premiere" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "AT&T to Begin Taking Preorders of BlackBerry Z10 Phone Tomorrow" Bloomberg 11:09 AM
  • "Maxis Head Says SimCity Server Problems 'Almost Behind Us'" Forbes 11:37 AM
  • "EA offers free game to grumpy SimCity players" TG Daily 12:24 PM
  • "Memoto Mini Camera Automatically Captures Your Life Every 30 Seconds" ABCNews 11:06 AM
  • "Samsung Knox Raises Android Security Game" BYTE 10:57 AM
  • "Galaxy S IV Reportedly Leaks, Remains Visually Similar To Galaxy S III" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Google Glass: Expect widespread usage bans over privacy concerns" ZDNet 12:34 PM
  • "Google Glass gets 'fashion fingerprinting' with InSight app" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "Douglas Adams Gets Interactive 'Hitchhiker's' Google Doodle" PC Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Google's Singhal: Speech, natural language recognition among search's biggest challenges" PCWorld 11:59 AM
  • "New Domain Names Herald Latest Land Grab" Forbes 10:34 AM
  • "Tim Berners-Lee on the making of new worlds" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10:05 AM
  • "ST-Ericsson CEO to step down as overhaul looms" Reuters 10:26 AM
  • "Alleged Galaxy S 4 images show Samsung may (smartly) stick with a proven design" GigaOM 10:02 AM
  • "Samsung will try to One-Up the iPhone with a new 3D Camera" Patently Apple 9:24 AM
  • "An Anti-iPad for India: Suneet Singh Tuli, the man behind the ultracheap Aakash 2 tablet, says the West doesn't understand mobile business in the developing world." Technology Review 8:52 AM
  • "Ted Landau Talks About His Tech Writing Process, iWatch Needs and Apple Product Cycles" MacVoices 3:20 PM
  • "We review Filetransporter and Week Cal. One is a cool way to share files without the 'cloud' and the other is a cool way to keep track of what's going on." The MT Show 8:12 AM
  • "Why Apple's secrecy is frustrating Mac Pro customers: Apple's habit of keeping things close to the vest threatens the allure of one of its oldest, and still important, products." CNET News 1:34 PM
  • "Exclusive: super-early iPhone prototype had 5"x7" screen, serial port/What did the iPhone look like before it looked like an iPhone?" Ars Technica 8:28 AM
  • "Early Apple iPhone Developer Prototype Looked More Like An iPad, Had Ethernet And Serial Ports" TechCrunch 8:30 AM
  • "Former Apple employee reveals 2005 iPhone dev kit, complete with 8.6-inch screen and serial port" The Verge 8:58 AM
  • "Early iPhone prototype sported 5x7-inch screen" CNET News 9:43 AM
  • "2005 iPhone prototype looks more like an iPad" Edible Apple 9:21 AM
  • "Early iPhone Sported 5x7 Display, Serial Port" PC Magazine 1:34 PM
  • "Early iPhone Prototype Looked Radically Different" Mashable 10:08 AM
  • "Tweaked Apple TV features smaller custom A5 chip" AppleInsider 8:28 AM
  • "Apple TV's new, smaller A5 processor could be quietly momentous update: Apple's 'hobby' is once again the guinea pig for a new manufacturing process." Ars Technica 10:09 AM
  • "Apple TV Refresh Does Indeed Contain Smaller A5 Processor" Redmond Pie 8:36 AM
  • "Updated Apple TV taken apart, reveals tiny A5 system-on-a-chip" iMore 8:40 AM
  • "New Apple TV may hint at Apple-Samsung divorce" The Register 3:28 PM
  • "MacBooks Ace Laptop Survey Ratings – Again" MacPrices 8:06 AM
  • "Is Apple Already Sourcing Processors Beyond Samsung?" Forbes 3:21 PM
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Ports on Your Mac" Mactuts+ 8:39 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Beats 18 Windows 8 Laptops in Battery Life Test" MacRumors 10:08 AM
  • "Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display tops over 18 other notebooks in battery life tests" Edible Apple 9:44 AM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina users report fan issue" TUAW 10:10 AM
  • "Some 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina users report fan issues, SanDisk SSDs could be part of problem" O'Grady's PowerPage 10:41 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "SnapBack (Photography) For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:21 AM
  • "Knights of Pen & Paper For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:21 AM
  • "Stunt Bunnies Circus For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:21 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:13 AM
  • "Mac Pro Prices -6 And 4 Core Models... $1,150 to $2,999 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:36 PM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Prices -Deals Start From $169 -Closeout, OpenBox, Refurbished And Used" MacReviewZone 1:36 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:36 AM

  • "13-Inch Retina-Equipped Macbook Pro Bests Rivals In Battery Life Test" BGR 5:54 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display Beats Chromebook, Windows 8 Battery Life" Macgasm 9:29 PM
  • "V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Headphones Look Great & Sound Amazing" The Mac Observer 4:38 PM
  • "Review: Mophie's iPhone 5 Juice Pack Helium and Air battery cases compared" 9 to 5 Mac 8:42 AM
  • "Ampjacket Review – iPhone Case To Amplify Audio" Apple'n'Apps 4:29 PM
  • "Fly Or Die: Skullcandy Crushers" TechCrunch 9:44 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "MapQuest Travel Blogs iOS app: Capture and share your journeys" TUAW 8:33 AM
  • "Enjoy Cooking and Eating Better with Green Kitchen's Healthy Desserts — iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:36 AM
  • "Facetune Photo Editing App Helps Retouch People's Faces" AllThingsD 8:45 AM
  • "How Your iPhone Can Improve Portrait Photos In Ways That Photoshop Cannot" Mac 360 8:17 AM
  • "PredictiveTyper – Text Editor with Smart & Predictive Text Keyboard" Best App Site 8:14 AM
  • "MessageMe: Cross-Platform Mobile Messenger With Great Sharing Options" AddictiveTips 8:39 AM
  • "123D Creature Is an Awesome Exercise in Facing Your Monsters" MacNewsWorld 8:39 AM
  • "Appidemic: Sporos for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:43 AM
  • "'Dungeon Plunder' Review - A Roguelike that Plays the Odds (Review)" Touch Arcade 2:53 PM
  • "'Jones On Fire' Review - Run Through Flames, Rescue Kitties" Touch Arcade 3:14 PM
  • "Roll: Boulder Smash Review/Crushing random objects and critters with a massive rock is a surprising amount of simple fun." 148Apps 3:13 PM
  • "Block Fortress Review: Oh, Foursaken Media, will you ever release something that *isn't* great?" 148Apps 9:25 AM
  • "Please Stay Calm – Zombie Apocalypse Survival MMO RPG Revew" 148Apps 8:39 AM
  • "Melodive Review: Melodive is one fun, crazy fall that's tough to control." 148Apps 3:29 PM
  • "Using GarageBand for iPad Part 2: Bass and Guitar" MacMost 8:38 AM
  • "How to migrate from Android to iPhone" TechHive 8:33 AM
  • "How to protect your iPhone from thieves: The iPhone has become a popular target for thieves, so we've put together a guide to help you locate a lost device and ensure your data is kept away from prying eyes" Macworld UK 8:24 AM
  • "Create, Find, & Modify Notes with Siri in iOS" OS X Daily 11:05 AM
  • "PadGadget's iPad Tips: Mirroring the iPad to Apple TV" PadGadget 10:37 AM
  • "Listen To Audio From YouTube Videos In The Background On Your iPhone or iPad [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 8:14 AM
  • "Apple's New 'Brilliant' And 'Discover' Ads Show Off iPhone 5 Features [Video] Cult of Mac 9:29 PM
  • "Data suggests cheaper iPhone could help Apple clean up in emerging markets" BGR News 8:45 PM
  • "Bad Apple? Who's To Blame For Kids' In-Game Shopping Sprees?" Forbes 2:53 PM
  • "Fingerprint scanning, NFC rumored for iPhone 5S" iMore 4:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5S to Include Both Fingerprint Sensor and NFC?" MacRumors 3:10 PM
  • "Rumor: iPhone 5S Will Incorporate Fingerprint Sensor" AppleBitch 1:35 PM
  • "Your smartphone's battery is lame. What are you doing about it?" Houston Chronicle 1:35 PM
  • "iPad sales collapse? iPad mini leads to changes in buying behavior" Network World 11:06 AM
  • "Tom Keene Destroys Apple With One Simple Question" Business Insider 10:42 AM
  • "Another impressive lockscreen mod shows how much innovation is possible from Apple in iOS 7" 9 to 5 Mac 9:44 AM
  • "Is Apple Capitulating? Apple has received more than its fair share of criticism from Wall Street in recent days, and Monday is no different. That may be a sign that capitulation is starting to happen though." TheStreet 9:39 AM
  • "Are Apple's famous defectors going to have an impact on the popularity of iPhones?"  ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "Apple Case Design in 2013, Part 1: On Protection + Priorities" iLounge 9:03 AM
  • "Toshiba's new digital camera technology might show up in an iOS product" AppleDailyReport 8:45 AM
  • "Apple too closed for Mozilla, so no Firefox for iOS" Crave @ CNET 8:57 AM
  • "No Firefox web browser for iPhone or iPad unless Apple relaxes its rules" iMore 8:40 AM
  • "Where are the Android users?" asymco 8:39 AM
  • "How Does iPhone Reliability Compare To Samsung, Nokia, Motorola As Told By Their Customers?" Mac 360 8:17 AM
  • "Tod Machover: composer's social media symphony for Toronto" BBC 9:13 PM
  • "Video of flame-shooting giant robotic octopus" Boing Boing 7:27 PM
  • "Unicorn Apocalypse Is Real And It Sucks" TechCrunch 4:22 PM
  • "Guy Kawasaki, Google Explore the Future of Search" PC Magazine 2:53 PM
  • "Dell Latitude 10 review" ZDNet 12:34 PM
  • "Distro deluge: Six imminent Linux releases previewed" ZDNet 12:34 PM
  • "Why I Hacked Donkey Kong for My Daughter" Wired 12:31 PM
  • "The Quantified Self Evolves: A South By Southwest (SXSW) Vision of How Gadgets Will Teach Us About Ourselves" Techland 12:28 PM
  • "Someone Calculated How Many Calories A Mouse Click Burns" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Is buying 'refurbished' electronics a good idea?" Today 11:53 AM
  • "How hackers spy on women through their webcams: Using remote administration tools, 'ratters' are making women the unsuspecting victims to prying eyes" Salon 12:12 PM
  • "Why are there still so few women in science and tech?" Fortune 11:38 AM
  • "Tablet Web Traffic Greater than Smartphones" Forbes 11:37 AM
  • "14 offline-capable Chromebook apps for IT pros" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:45 AM
  • "Chromebook Pixel: My First Week Living In Cloud" InformationWeek 11:43 AM
  • "New Layoffs Show Google Still Trying to Connect Motorola to Profitability" E-Commerce Times 11:34 AM
  • "Set-top box battle: Dish's Hopper with Sling Vs. Comcast's Xfinity X1" Denver Post 11:32 AM
  • "On Top Of The World: Which Countries Are Most Ready For The Cloud?" [Slideshow] CRN 11:16 AM
  • "5 Wins Samsung Needs For Galaxy S4 To Succeed" Forbes 11:37 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4: What to expect and what really matters" Computerworld 11:18 AM
  • "Is Storage Saving Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?" InformationWeek 10:58 AM
  • "The elusive third great mobile OS" CNET News 10:48 AM
  • "Insight: On Facebook, app makers face a treacherous path" Reuters 10:30 AM
  • "Nokia Makes The Right Move With Lumia 520" Seeking Alpha 10:29 AM
  • "Google Glass: Expect widespread usage bans over privacy concerns" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "Review: TiVo Mini is a cheaper way to share (most of) the TiVo love around the house" TechHive 9:05 AM
  • "The elusive third great mobile OS" CNET News 8:52 AM
  • "You Knew This Would Happen, Right? The Next Big Craze Is The 'Personal Social Network" PixoBebo 8:17 AM
  • "Ten reasons daylight saving time is EVIL." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 8:17 AM
  • "Vatican Shocker: Cardinals tap Siri as next pope" Scoopertino 8:05 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Microsoft's Lync 2013 now available for Windows Phone, iOS app due later this week" Engadget 4:22 PM
  • "Facetune for iOS is an intuitive, easy way to touch up portrait photos" The Next Web 4:22 PM
  • "Reebok Fitness shakes up stale exercise routines on Android and iOS (Video)" Engadget 3:30 PM
  • "Seidio's Waterproof OBEX Case Now Available For The iPhone 5" App Advice 3:29 PM
  • "Gmail's Mobile Web And Offline Apps Get The iOS Treatment, Add Improved Search And Calendar Support" TechCrunch 3:12 PM
  • "Snag More Than 700 Marvel First Issue Comics For Free On Your iOS Device" App Advice 2:53 PM
  • "Leading European CAD developer says iPad most exciting platform in AEC industry" Architosh 2:28 PM
  • "10 Must-Have iPhone Apps: Which iPhone apps are so essential that everyone should download them? These 10 are a solid place to start." PC Magazine 1:35 PM
  • "Today's Apps Gone Free: Miko Goes On Vacation, Leaf Notes, Quotes Folder And More" App Advice 11:14 AM
  • "Ask Ziggy's new API allows any app to have its own built-in Siri" The Next Web 11:06 AM
  • "Aerohive Networks' Wi-Fi and Cloud Networking Solutions Now Available on Apple Online Stores Throughout Europe" Business Wire 10:13 AM
  • "Angry Birds Rio Gets Updated With 36 New Levels, New Episode" iClarified 10:01 AM
  • "Dual Power Bank portable charger can charge an iPhone and iPad simultaneously" Shiny Shiny 9:39 AM
  • "Trendr designed to help professionals meet face to face" AppleDailyReport 9:03 AM
  • "OpenTable For iPad Gets A Makeover To Make Restaurant Reservation Easier" App Advice 8:58 AM
  • "Anyglove Turns Any Glove Into A Touch-Screen Glove" Cult of Mac 8:57 AM
  • "Givit gives its video-editing iOS app a social boost, with in-app following, new public feeds and more" The Next Web 8:46 AM
  • "Metal Slug X catapults onto iOS and Android" AppleTell 8:42 AM
  • "Philips Debuts Open APIs And An iOS SDK For Hue Connected Lighting System" TechCrunch 8:32 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of March 11: Apple's Dave Marra, The Mac Observer's John Martellaro, Genealogy and More" The MUG Center 8:17 AM
  • "Leading European CAD developer says iPad most exciting platform in AEC industry" Architosh 8:12 AM
  • "Flowing - Photos Flowing in Stunning Layouts" prMac 10:09 AM
  • "iPhone and iPad Apps Can Enhance User's Existence with Life Inventory" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "PhotoNova 2 released for iOS - The Ultimate Photo Editing App" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "New iPhone App for Hispanics" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Hidden Creek Software Releases Math Trick iPhone/iPad Application" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Graviton Block 1.0 released for iOS - Not a Tetrinomino, but close" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "iOS App for Knowing, Tracking and Tuning 7 Chakras in Your Body" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Insider Tales: Vanished in Rome - Now Available for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:12 AM
  • "Free App - Cornered! Teaches Kids How to Turn A Bully Around" prMac 8:12 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Lets Icahn Review Books Amid Mounting LBO Opposition" Bloomberg 10:14 AM
  • "Icahn says Dell agrees to confidential look at books" Reuters 10:17 AM
  • "Dell inks hush-hush book pact with investor Icahn" V3 12:29 PM
  • "Dell's Fate Hinges on Icahn" TheStreet 10:22 AM
  • "Dell Pact Lets Icahn Look Into Its Books" [Paid Membership Required] 6:09 PM
  • "Carl Icahn and Dell Enter Confidentiality Agreement Over Buyout Deal" AllThingsD 10:01 AM
  • "Icahn Signs Confidentiality Agreement With Dell" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:15 AM
  • "Icahn, Dell Enter Confidentiality Pact" WSJ Blogs 9:45 AM
  • "Dell's having a fiddle with Violin Memory - but will it flash the cash?" The Register 12:26 PM
  • "Dell, Canonical announce new Ubuntu 12.04 support for servers/Dell's 12th-generation PowerEdge server line now supports the use of Ubuntu 12.04 across the board, thanks to a new agreement between the hardware maker and developer Canonical that provides Ubuntu Advantage services to Dell's customers." Computerworld New Zealand 6:54 PM
  • "Will Microsoft Fire Ballmer When Blackberry Crushes Windows?" TheStreet 10:32 AM
  • "Microsoft enabling Flash by default in Internet Explorer 10 starting March 12th" The Verge 5:35 PM
  • "Windows 8's Flash whitelist goes black, turns on Flash almost everywhere: Microsoft decides that most Flash sites work just fine with touch after all." Ars Technica 5:53 PM
  • "Fujifilm touch screen poised to aid Microsoft versus Apple" Bloomberg [Free Registration Required] 12:30 PM
  • "Microsoft offers students three months free of Office 365: Qualifying students can get three free months of Office 365 University and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive storage space." CNET News 10:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Wants Students To Give Office A Try, Gives Them Up To 6 Free Months Of Office 365, 20GB Of Extra SkyDrive Storage" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Microsoft Offering Students 6 Months Free Office 365, 20GB Storage" PC Magazine 11:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Offers Office 365 To Students For Free" Forbes 12:44 PM
  • "Microsoft's Bing Now Can Find Local Businesses That Aren't Too Crowded" Technology Review 12:18 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface Beats Apple iPad In CRN Reader Poll" CRN 11:15 AM
  • "Why Oracle Playbook Points To Acquisition Of Broadsoft" Seeking Alpha 10:37 AM
  • "Oracle, Montclair State University settle lawsuit over PeopleSoft software project" IDG News Service 12:02 PM
  • "What IBM's embrace of OpenStack really means" InfoWorld 11:45 AM
  • "Latest IBM Watson competition works toward building 'big data' workforce" ZDNet 12:34 PM
  • "Students Dream Up New Uses for IBM's Watson" PC Magazine 11:57 AM
  • "HP director defends chairman Lane" Yahoo! News 5:53 PM
  • "HP Printer Flaw Enables Remote Attacks, Data Access" CRN 11:16 AM
  • "More Intel chips coming to ZTE phones" ZDNet 12:36 PM
  • "A Laboratory Grows Young Scientists" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:28 PM
  • "Cisco opens in Myanmar as US tech firms eye fresh territory" The Register 12:26 PM
  • "China denies hacking, seeks truce before cyberwar" PCWorld 12:00 PM
  • "Chip wars could drive mobile customers nuts" CNNMoney 9:38 AM
  • "Invasion of the Low-Cost Tablets" Techland 12:27 PM
  • "IT's rising stars: Next-gen leaders transform the enterprise/Tomorrow's CIOs are already transforming enterprise IT as we know it, bringing their fresh, sometimes radical visions of how technology can enable business now and in the years ahead." Computerworld 11:17 AM
  • "5 Overlooked Dividends In A High-Growth Industry" Seeking Alpha 5:36 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Chart of the day: Apple shares spike suddenly on high volume" Fortune 4:22 PM
  • "Apple Spikes On...What, Exactly?" WSJ Blogs 3:21 PM
  • "Apple Could Be Headed To Tech Dividend ETF" Seeking Alpha 3:12 PM
  • "Howard Ward: Within The Next Month, Apple Will Announce Plans For Its Cash, And Put A New 'Floor' Under The Stock" Business Insider 9:38 AM
  • "Here's Why Apple Is a Great Opportunity Now: Ward" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:26 AM
  • "Sell Google, buy Apple?" Fortune 8:52 AM
  • "Apple to Join Nasdaq Tech Dividend Benchmark" Barron's 8:56 AM
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  • "Stocks Move Higher, Again: Stocks started the week by chugging higher again, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its seventh straight advance." [Paid Membership Required] 4:27 PM
  • "Stocks set to back off record highs" CNNMoney 9:39 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan, Australia stocks up; China data weigh" MarketWatch 9:49 AM
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  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks lower on Italy downgrade, China data" MarketWatch 9:53 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:41 PM
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