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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
 

 

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Classless/Shrewd: Samsung's decision to attack Apple with TV ads following Steve Jobs' death. Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Wednesday Highlights: AppleInsider delves into email documents from Samsung showing how the company decided to attack Apple after Steve Jobs' death; and Samsung is calling computer scientists to the stand in attempt to refute Apple's patent claims proving that "you can't infringe an invalid patent"; meanwhile, the no-hire pact between Apple and Google also has Steve Jobs' influence which is prompting the two companies to argue for his character evidence to be excluded from testimony; OS X 10.9.3 said to be ready soon, and also in our OS X section is an article from Macworld explaining when to recognize that iPhoto may not be the best tool for the job; eXtensions analyzes possible risks with "energy management inconsistencies" in Mavericks; Apple among group of tech companies and carriers backing proposed smartphone kill switches to thwart theft; iAd executives said to have met UK media agency over iTunes Radio; Apple denied request to stop states from pursuing ebook antitrust claims; Typo stops sale of iPhone keyboard as court injunction goes into effect; Hyundai announces CarPlay integration in 2015 Sonata; former Apple evangelist, Guy Kawasaki, taking similar role in Australia with design startup, Canva; leaked images of iPhone 6 case confirms phone redesign with power button moved to side of phone, among other changes; looking for an iPad manual, then check out Cult of Mac's comparison review; Macworld reviews Adobe's mobile Lightroom finding it "a strong start, but still a work in progress"; another comparison of Cortana vs Siri vs Google Now over at ReadWrite.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "More pain to come for Apple and investors?" ["One reason for the slowdown may be that people are waiting for the rumored launches of an iPhone 5S and a new iPad in August and April, respectively. Competition from the likes of Samsung also could be taking a toll."]  MoneyWatch 8:21 AM
  • "Grisanti on Apple, Wireless Market Outlook: Christopher Grisanti, founding partner at Grisanti Capital Management, talks about the outlook for Apple Inc. and the wireless industry." [Video Report] Bloomberg 11:46 AM
  • "Will Apple Join the Stock Market Party? Apple may be in the spotlight Tuesday, as traders debate whether the one-time darling is about to turn into a market catalyst or continue to be a drag." CNBC 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's plan for its cash: stock buyback or more dividends likely coming this spring" Quartz 5:11 PM
  • "How Apple Gets All the Good Apps" AllThingsD 9:26 PM
  • "Apple delays iTV to next year, Jefferies says: Analyst Peter Misek also says an iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhone will likely launch in the calendar third quarter, followed by an iPhone 6 in the first quarter." CNET News 11:01 AM
  • "The 'iPhone 5S' problem"  iMore 8:09 AM
  • "Apple's iWatch Will Measure More than Time: Have you recently noticed all the journalistic detective work about the watch that Apple is developing? Using unnamed company sources, patent filing analysis, and other sleuthing methods, technology writers have sketched a number of hypotheses about the appearance and material features of the soon-to-launch product. ... Apart from looking cool, how would Apple's watch really be different than a Timex? What new functions might it perform that create value for consumers?"  Harvard Business Review 10:44 AM
  • "Internet celebrity sues Apple, station over iTunes 'song'" MacNN 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Quietly Taking Over the Electronics of Every Car on the Road" Benzinga 8:53 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple Seeds 14th OS X 10.8.3 Build (12D78) to Developers" MacTrast 2:00 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Another OS X 10.8.3 Beta Build To Developers" Cult of Mac 2:00 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Make a workaround to avoid time-outs at shutdown in OS X: If OS X continually halts shutdown because an application has not quit in time, you can get around it with a custom Automator workflow." MacFixIt 2:29 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Do you need a third-party disk utility?" Macworld 8:54 AM
  • "Tree Is a Cool Tool for Creating Outlines That Branch Everywhere" MacNewsWorld 8:41 AM
  • "Setting Up Custom Trackpad Gestures on Your Mac" Mactuts+ 8:41 AM
  • "CleanMyMac 2: a sequel that's better than the original" AppleDailyReport 8:17 AM
  • "Half-Life for OS X review" AppleTell 8:42 AM
  • "The Cellar Door/Problems with the Mac App Store Version of Scrivener Running on 10.6: Explanations and Solutions" Literature Latte 8:09 AM
  • "Adobe Creative Cloud for Photographers: How To Publish Web Galleries from Lightroom to Creative Cloud" Terry White's Tech Blog 8:08 AM
  • "Manage Web Browser Tab Clutter & Save RAM with OneTab for Google Chrome" OS X Daily 2:26 PM
  • "Switch Out The Awful Default Notification Center Sound For Something Better [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Use Keyboard Maestro to quit and relaunch apps before and after using Skype" TUAW 8:41 AM
  • "Yet Another Way To Record Video Of The Mac's Screen, With Mic Audio, And Video Camera" Mac 360 8:04 AM
  • "Try A Clever And Inexpensive New Way To Lock Your Mac's Screen (and gain peace of mind)" NoodleMac 8:04 AM
  • "The One Mac App That Every User Needs Is Almost Good Enough To Use Every Day" Mac 360 8:04 AM
Op/Ed
  • "The Last OS X Cat Family Name (and whatever happened to OS X 10.9?)" BohemianBoomer 8:04 AM
Press Releases
  • "Dropbox 2.0 revamps menu bar interface" Macworld 2:58 PM
  • "Octane Render news: New ArchiCAD plugin and version 1.1 out" Architosh 12:12 PM
  • "FileMaker Developer Conference Explores Design, Development and Business Innovation with the FileMaker Platform" Business Wire 8:59 AM
  • "Havok™ Unleashes Next Generation Physics Engine" Business Wire 8:59 AM
  • "Fast Render LDA introduces Artlantis platform Render Farm" Architosh 11:27 AM
  • "Fast Render launches Artlantis Render Farm" Artlantis 8:34 AM
  • "Global Delight Releases New Version of Voila for Mac and Boom for Mac" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Spider Trainers Publishes The Power of Print (in Marketing) Free eBook" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Dejal announces Simon 3.5 - Server Monitoring Tool" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Type2Phone 2.0: Type (and talk) to your iPhone or Apple TV" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Dailies Creator for OS X: Distribute Dailies for Secure Viewing on iPad" prMac 8:15 AM
  • "OfficeProtect 2.0 Protects Excel Spreadsheet: for Computer Specific Activation" Excel Software 7:54 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple users love their devices, Android users not so much" Computerworld 11:30 AM
  • "Apple will take 65% of the global $25 billion app economy in 2013, analyst says" VentureBeat 10:39 AM
  • "Apple's iPads to fall behind Android tablets this year: IDC" Reuters 10:16 AM
  • "Report: Apple to Relinquish Tablet Crown to Android" E-Commerce Times 9:26 PM
  • "Android Gains on Apple as Small Tablets Fuel Market Growth" PC Magazine 2:58 PM
  • "Android Tablets To Overtake iPad Shipments In 2013" App Advice 11:42 AM
  • "This Is the Year Android Topples Apple in Tablet Market" AllThingsD 11:58 AM
  • "IDC Predicting Android Tablets to Pass iPad, Again" The Mac Observer 6:31 PM
  • "Chart: Apple users watch 2X more video than Android users" Fortune 8:15 AM
  • "iPhone users watch far more online video than Android users" Ars Technica 10:45 AM
  • "Apple quietly updates Maps in Japan" CNET News 12:27 PM
  • "Sonic the Hedgehog on iPhone: Cheap Cash-In, or Stroke of Brilliance?" Wired 8:15 AM
  • "Alleged Google Now for iOS video leaks on YouTube, is promptly pulled" Engadget 7:37 PM
  • "Steve Jobs to be manga hero in official Japanese comic series" Pocket-lint 7:38 PM
  • "Parents punish naughty children by taking away their iPads - survey" Telegraph 8:33 AM
  • "Apple releases two new iPhone ads days before Galaxy S4 launch" Digital Trends 8:33 AM
  • "Qantas offers passengers their own iPad" AFP 8:45 AM
  • "Goophone i5S, iPhone 5 rip-off now shipping for $149" Electronista 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Steve Jobs: Stanford commencement speech transcript/Seeking techiest college commencement speakers of 2013" Network World 11:45 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google Granted Patent for Facial Recognition Unlock Feature" Patent Bolt 5:06 PM
  • "Samsung Granted Design Wins for Smartphones & 3D Glasses" Patent Bolt 3:31 PM
  • "FCC Approves T-Mobile, MetroPCS Deal" AllThingsD 2:58 PM
  • "Google shows apps that work on Glass" CNET News 2:58 PM
  • "Samsung Hunts for 'Wow' Moment With Galaxy S IV" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 2:29 PM
  • "Seagate Ships Milestone 2 Billion Hard Disk Drives" PC Magazine 12:19 PM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Let's Talk Jailbreak – 01: Thanks Alyssa Milano!" iDownload Blog 3:02 PM
  • "David Carey Says Hearst Is No Time Inc." ["Want to hear more optimism? Hearst magazine boss David Carey is happy to oblige. Here's the extended version of our onstage interview at D: Dive Into Media last month, where Carey touches on Hearst's international ambitions, its forays into TV, and mobile ads. Oh — and also its adventures in tabletland, where Apple is a very big deal, Amazon is, too, and Google has yet to make a mark."] AllThingsD 2:54 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Security firm: iOS Provisioning Profiles could be vector for Apple's first big malware wave" The Next Web 8:03 AM
  • "Researchers highlight potential security risk to iOS users: Though Apple's mobile OS is often thought of as impervious to malware, hackers could potentially control a device using a malicious iOS profile, says Skycure Security." CNET News 8:18 AM
  • "Latest iOS 'malware' is easy to detect and avoid" CITEworld 5:06 PM
  • "Eye-Tracking Tech Will Be Open to iPhones and Other Devices" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:00 PM
  • "Eye Tracking Technology Being Offered To Apple For iPhone" Apple Bitch 12:08 PM
  • "A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV Still Manufactured by Samsung" MacRumors 12:00 PM
  • "Intel may obtain 10% of Apple A7 processor orders, say institutional investors" DigiTimes 8:20 AM
  • "Rumor: Intel could land 10% of Apple's 'A7' chip orders" AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "Samsung, TSMC and Intel competing for contracts to build A7 chips for Apple" iDownload Blog 9:09 AM
  • "Intel Likely To Join TSMC And Samsung As An Apple 'A7' Chip Provider" App Advice 8:54 AM
  • "Intel to Make Apple A7 Processor, Say Sources" Tapscape 8:54 AM
  • "Apple Can Breathe Snapdragon Fire Back To $650" Forbes 5:16 PM
  • "Apple's 2005 iPhone prototype the size of an iPad" Telegraph 8:33 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 37 Patents Covering the Borderless MacBook Pro Display, the iOS Notification System, Geofencing and More" Patently Apple 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Granted 10 Design Patents for iPad, iPhone & More" Patently Apple 8:07 AM
  • "Apple patents reliable social networking system that tracks 'stalkers' and 'spammers'" AppleInsider 8:30 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Social Networking Patent that Filters out Spammers and Stalkers" Patently Apple 9:05 AM
  • "Apple eyeing ways to better manage data in a social networking service" AppleDailyReport 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Patents 'Friend Or Foe' Identification System For Social Networking Apps And Services" TechCrunch 8:57 AM
  • "Apple patent filing involves next generation of OS X Quick Look feature" AppleDailyReport 8:44 AM
  • "Apple files patent for remotely configured media device" AppleDailyReport 8:52 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Gemibears HD For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Ninja Throw For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "Bird Jumper For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:55 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:17 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:17 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:17 AM
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Prices -$89 to $179 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:00 AM
  • "Cheap Macs: Refurbished Mac mini from $469; MBA, $849" FairerPlatform 8:07 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 10 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:41 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "The Current State of Mac Pro GPUs --before the next 'shoe' drops" Bare Feats 3:57 PM
  • "Review: Dodocase mini iPad mini case is a book lover's dream" Macworld 11:37 AM
  • "Video Review: Spigen SGP Saturn Case for the iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 8:42 AM
  • "Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 5510L Review" LAPTOP Magazine 10:59 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iPhone Passbook: Six months on and it still disappoints" ZDNet 8:57 AM
  • "Cally: Conversions & Scientific Calculator For iOS Flubs" The Mac Observer 1:55 PM
  • "Incredimail Review: Frustrated by the unattractive and clunky interface of the stock Mail app on the iPad? This should rectify that problem, immediately!" 148Apps 9:31 AM
  • "Applauze Review: Instead of staying indoors tonight, user Applauze and its beautiful interface to find a local free or paid event and then purchase tickets directly within the app." 148Apps 12:19 PM
  • "Automatic's iPhone app makes your dumb car feel a little smarter" The Verge 8:28 AM
  • "Automatic Is a Little Piece of Hardware That Tells You How You're Driving" Gizmodo 8:28 AM
  • "What's A Pain? Car Maintenance And Mileage Tracking. A Free iPhone App Ends The Pain" Mac 360 8:06 AM
  • "Appidemic: The Silent Age for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad" AppleTell 8:42 AM
  • "Make Beautiful Presentations on your iPad with Haiku Deck — iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:54 AM
  • "'Outland Games' Review - Endless Running Man" Touch Arcade 9:10 AM
  • "'Gravity Duck' Review – A Promising Platformer That Doesn't Quite Reach New Heights" Touch Arcade 9:09 AM
  • "Grid 101 Review: There's a lot to be done with this grid but it can be tough to actually play any of it." 148Apps 8:41 AM
Tips
  • "'Block Fortress' Tips and Strategies from the Developers" Touch Arcade 4:20 PM
  • "Optimal Size for Album Artwork" iLounge 11:57 AM
  • "Display Owner Contact Info on Lock Screen Tips" iLounge 11:01 AM
  • "Replicate Roku 3's 'Private Listening' feature on AppleTV" Mac OS X Hints 10:17 AM
  • "How to Find Your iPhone's IP Address" Macinstruct 8:34 AM
  • "Will WiFi affect my pacemaker? A reader worries that WiFi may affect his pacemaker. It almost certainly won't." Telegraph 8:33 AM
  • "Optical Drive — Repair or Replace?" MacNews Blog 8:08 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday review: The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 7:33 PM
  • "Which Apple Supply Chain Rumor Should You Believe?" The Motley Fool 4:19 PM
  • "Survey: Interest in iPad mini is growing" TUAW 4:10 PM
  • "Why Apple Really Needs To Kill It With iOS 7"  ReadWrite 3:55 PM
  • "Why I Would Buy Google Glass But Not an iWatch" Forbes 3:32 PM
  • "Apple Warned To Spice Up The Iphone 5S Or Risk Becoming 'Boring'" BGR 12:19 PM
  • "iPhone 5S will be NFC equipped and will come with fingerprint authorization technology" Edible Apple 12:09 PM
  • "Apple's low-end iPhone: Still too expensive?" MarketWatch 11:30 AM
  • "My Very Own Protocol Droid: Thirty-six people work at 37signals. Only six of us don't have iPhones. Out of the six of us, three have Androids. I just recently became one of the Android minority." 37signals 12:20 PM
  • "Why I Gave Up My iPhone for Android: After two years with an iPhone, I needed a change. Here's why I chose Google's mobile OS over Apple's." PC Magazine 11:29 AM
  • "The Macalope: The iWatch failure tour" Macworld 9:54 AM
  • "How the Zaky Apple Investors Could Have Saved Themselves" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "OMG, An Analyst Just Compared Apple To Blackberry, Motorola, And HTC" Business Insider 9:10 AM
  • "How Samsung Came From Nowhere To Ambush Apple And Become The World's Biggest Smartphone Seller" Business Insider 9:09 AM
  • "This Apple iWatch Concept Is The Best Looking Yet" UberGizmo 11:45 AM
  • "The Nicest Apple iWatch Concept Yet" Gizmodo 8:55 AM
  • "Why Apple should sidestep the 'phablet'" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "Butler: Apple iWatch Is Too Late" TheStreet 8:15 AM
  • "Apple's 'iPhone 5S Problem' Suggests Need to Be Less Predictable" MacRumors 10:43 AM
  • "The Curious Case Of The IPad Shipment 'Collapse'" Tech-Thoughts 8:07 AM
  • "FOX Has Big Plans For Sports Fans Who Happen To Own iOS Devices" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "The Problem With App Store Apps" PixoBebo 8:05 AM
  • "Wherefore Art Thou, Firefox?" McSolo 8:04 AM
Non-Apple
  • "One thing tablets are not so good at ..." VentureBeat 9:27 PM
  • "Editorial: Microsoft is singing the right tune with some wrong notes" Engadget 4:18 PM
  • "How Microsoft's Surface tablet was born" CNET News 12:33 PM
  • "Google Glass is, in fact, compatible with prescription glasses" Engadget 11:57 AM
  • "Are You Kidding Me? The New Samsung Looks Terrible" Business Insider 11:30 AM
  • "Can Samsung innovate?" TechHive 8:41 AM
  • "PowerPoint Alternative Prezi Is Growing By 1 Million Users A Month—And Making Noise" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "I Tried On Google Glass At SXSW, And This Is What It Was Like" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon" PCWorld 8:21 AM
  • "Can You Believe What You Read On The Web If What You Read Is A New Age Ad?" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "The Many Faces Of Android (actually, there's just two types of users)" TeraTalks 8:05 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Slate's iPad App v2: Frequently Asked Questions" Slate 9:26 PM
  • "Google Now for iOS maybe shown off in leaked video: Google's passive information sleuthing service sure looks like it's headed to iOS soon, according to a leaked video." CNET News 9:25 PM
  • "Video Promo for Google Now on iOS Leaks to YouTube" The Mac Observer 7:32 PM
  • "Apple Store iOS App Updated With New Delivery Options, Easier Store Supply Checking" MacTrast 5:11 PM
  • "OWC Announces Memory Upgrade Kits For New 2013 21.5" Apple iMac Core i3 Education Model" Other World Computing 4:05 PM
  • "Satechi Hub Offers 9 USB 3 Ports, 1 iPad Charging Port" The Mac Observer 3:47 PM
  • "LinkedIn reportedly buying Pulse for up to $100 million" iDownload Blog 3:02 PM
  • "Cobook 2.0 Arrives, Bringing An Auto-Updating, Universal Address Book To iPhone" TechCrunch 2:58 PM
  • "Dropbox updates desktop client with improved file sharing, real-time notifications for incoming folders" The Next Web 2:29 PM
  • "Dropbox 2.0 For Mac Now Available" MacStories 2:29 PM
  • "Conclave Has Begun! – These Apps Will Help You Keep Up-To-Date With The Latest News From The Vatican." RazorianFly 2:27 PM
  • "Vauxhall ADAM Subcompact, Selected Honda and Acura Models, To Get Connected With Apple Siri Eyes-Free Voice Recognition" MacPrices 1:55 PM
  • "App That Makes Your Notebook Sound Like A Typewriter" UberGizmo 11:45 AM
  • "PadGadget Photobooth: Explore Amazing Panoramas with Panoperfect" PadGadget 10:17 AM
  • "Get Wildly Close to Nature with New Realtree Camo iPad Case from OtterBox" Business Wire 10:14 AM
  • "Peekly Is A Lock Screen Theme For iPhone With Weather & Live Feeds" AddictiveTips 9:53 AM
  • "PEAR Sports Launches One-of-a-Kind Digital Audio Coaching System for iPhone" Business Wire 8:59 AM
  • "Rdio Streams Music To 11 New Nations, Tweaks iPhone App, Heats Streaming Scene Even More" Fast Company 8:56 AM
  • "Siri who? Automatic's iPhone app and companion device could be the only digital driving assistant you ever need" Digital Trends 8:52 AM
  • "Improve typing on your iPad with the revolutionary Touchfire Keyboard [VB Store] VentureBeat 8:49 AM
  • "Applauze for iPhone helps you discover the best events around you" iMore 8:43 AM
  • "Tumblr updates iOS app with new camera and Photosets" iDownload Blog 8:42 AM
  • "Rdio iOS app updated with new album and playlist views" iDownload Blog 8:42 AM
  • "Edifier Bric Connect- Bluetooth Speaker with Stunning Sound" Run Around Tech 8:42 AM
  • "Headphones Control Music with Swipes Instead of Buttons" Techland 8:41 AM
  • "Tumblr Updates iOS App With New Camera and Photosets" Mashable 8:36 AM
  • "Google rolls out changes to mobile Gmail web app, gets iOS-inspired design" Digital Trends 8:33 AM
  • "Take Notes Using Virtual Bic Writing Instruments With My Bic Notes For iPad" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "Popular Painting App Inspire Pro Draws Another Update Filled With 'Sorcery'" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "Company Behind Fleksy Makes The Leap And Releases iOS SDK" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "Next - Fast Expense Tracking on the go for iPhone" prMac 9:32 AM
  • "Space Settlers V1.5 Takes Online Sci-Fi Players into Brand-New Adventure" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Data Dude released for iOS - Saving you from huge excess data bills" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Relative Logic, Inc. Releases Party Wheel 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "A Zombie Booth: The Dead Walking Photo Booth 1.0 Now Free for iOS" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Zoe's Green Planet for iOS and Android: An App About Colors" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "You won't get more photo frames for free - Picture Frames LT" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Slots Frenzy - Universal iOS Slot Machine Game" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Peow! Peow! Studios Delivers Mobile App Help for the Colorblind" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Pangea Releases Air Wings Intergalactic for iOS" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Learn to Print with ABC Airplane for iPad" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Glow Pad - A Vibrant Glowing Sketch Book for Your iPad" prMac 8:15 AM
  • "Cute Savio 1.0: The Ultimate Game for Kids and Adults" prMac 8:15 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Reverses Course on IE10 Flash Support" BYTE 8:17 AM
  • "Microsoft backs away from Flash ban in IE10: Arguing that support for Adobe's browser plug-in is an advantage, Microsoft now permits Flash by default on Windows 8 and Windows RT. Tablets that can't run Flash are merely 'a companion to a PC.'" CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "Huawei and ZTE mention Microsoft 42 times in joint 15-page FRAND motion in InterDigital case" Foss Patents 8:25 AM
  • "Microsoft offers students three free months of Office 365" Telecompaper 8:48 AM
  • "Serious Fraud Office to investigate Autonomy, says HP/The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating the sale of technology firm Autonomy to Hewlett Packard, according to a filing from HP" BBC 8:15 AM
  • "HP-Autonomy deal under investigation in the UK: U.S. Justice Department has already launched probe into the controversial acquisition" Computerworld 8:19 AM
  • "HP's Autonomy acquisition probed by U.K. regulators: Following investigations by the U.S. government, the U.K. is also looking into alleged fraudulent accounting by Autonomy in the lead up of its sale to HP." CNET News 8:26 AM
  • "U.K.'s top fraud office to probe Autonomy" CNNMoney 8:53 AM
  • "Probe of HP's Autonomy acquisition runs into a little snag" TG Daily 8:39 AM
  • "Now Autonomy is under investigation for fraud in the U.K." GigaOM 8:25 AM
  • "Britain Investigating Claims Over a Botched Deal by H.P." Associated Press 8:30 AM
  • "Icahn, Blackstone look at confidential Dell data" Fierce Finance 8:38 AM
  • "Carl Icahn allowed to review financial records of Dell" NYSE Media 8:38 AM
  • "Billionaire Carl Icahn Moving Into Multilevel-Marketing And PCs...After Blockbuster" Seeking Alpha 8:38 AM
  • "Rumor: Intel could land 10% of Apple's 'A7' chip orders" AppleInsider 9:04 AM
  • "Intel releases Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 dev code, adds dual-boot option for Windows 8" Engadget 12:46 PM
  • "Intel's Centrino notebook platform is 10 years old: The brand and the technology that made the world mobile" The Register 9:04 AM
  • "Intel Considers Sanjay Jha, Patrick Gelsinger onto CEO Role." X-bit labs 8:43 AM
  • "Intel's Mobile Transition Is Impressive" Seeking Alpha 12:32 PM
  • "Intel Science Talent Search 2013 Washington, DC" The Gadgeteer 8:43 AM
  • "AMD Richland chips will arrive in notebooks next month, promise better graphics, battery life and a few extras" Engadget 8:22 AM
  • "AMD's new Richland APU boosts clocks and adds features, but is ultimately just a minor Trinity refresh" ExtremeTech 8:25 AM
  • "AMD takes aim at Intel dominance" TG Daily 12:45 PM
  • "AMD Richland over 50% Better than Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge in 3DMark" Softpedia 8:43 AM
  • "AMD Rolls Out Next-Gen Chips for Notebooks, Tablets" eWeek 2:46 PM
  • "AMD sells its Austin HQ for $164 million to raise some quick cash: After really rough 2012, chipmaker faces ever-increasing challenges." Ars Technica 12:47 PM
  • "AMD to sell and lease back Austin, Texas, campus to raise cash" Reuters 10:17 AM
  • "AMD Completes Sale, Leaseback of Texas Campus" AllThingsD 8:40 AM
  • "IBM the victor after scoring 'revisited'/IBM was lagging in a tender bid for Queensland government work until a former boss of the international technology giant urged assessors to 'revisit their scoring', an inquiry into a multi-million-dollar administration debacle has heard." The Australian 8:46 AM
  • "IBM not first choice: Qld payroll inquiry/Summary: A private contractor led the process that gave global technology giant IBM the job of replacing Queensland Health's payroll system, the inquiry has heard." ZDNet 8:50 AM
  • "International Business Machines Corp.'s first woman CEO takes home $15.4 mln in 2012" US Market Buzz 8:46 AM
  • "IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Made $16 Million Last Year—Is She Underpaid?" Business Insider 4:09 PM
  • "IBM Asks Students to Choose Watson's Next Job" Mashable 3:55 PM
  • "Cisco joins with Arbor Networks to fight DDoS attacks/Cisco has begun streamlining distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack defense by offering Arbor Networks technology on its carrier class routers." Computerworld New Zealand 9:41 AM
  • "Cisco Equips Integrated Services Routers With Application Monitoring Capabilities" CRN 8:41 AM
  • "Cisco adds app performance to branch routers" Techworld 8:41 AM
  • "Cisco-funded startup unveils breakthrough router, targets SDNs: Compass-EOS router integrates photonics with electronics on a chip for large networks" Network World 8:41 AM
  • "Oracle Revises Social Offerings/Oracle SRM encourages customers to take platform, rather than point solution, approach to social relationship management." InformationWeek 8:49 AM
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Apple News
  • "Apple: Wall Street's whipping boy takes another flogging" CNNMoney 2:00 PM
  • "AAPL: Issue $50B in Bonds, Pay 3.5% Yield, Urges Barclays" Barron's 11:36 AM
  • "Apple: Wall Street's Ignorance At Large Again" Seeking Alpha 8:15 AM
  • "Barclays: Apple Could Offer One Of The Highest Dividends In Tech, And Triple Its Buyback Program To $30 Billion" Business Insider 8:30 AM
  • "Apple has 25 pct chance of missing outlook - analyst" Reuters 11:47 AM
  • "Apple Bear Trade Over?" [Video Report] CNBC 2:20 PM
  • "How Badly Bruised Is Apple?" Forbes 8:46 AM
  • "Another day, another analyst taking a whack at Apple: This time it's Jefferies' Peter Misek, lowering his price target to $420 from $500" Fortune 8:03 AM
  • "Apple Estimates Cut ... Again" TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "Analyst Cuts AAPL Over Delay of Rumored iPhone Launch" The Mac Observer 10:55 AM
  • "AAPL Analyst Short of the day: Jefferies' Misek downgrades on expensive low cost iPhone, own casing color prediction unlikelihood" 9 to 5 Mac 9:01 AM
  • "Apple price target cut to $420 by Jefferies" MarketWatch 8:03 AM
  • "Citing iPhone woes, Peter Misek lowers his price target on Apple shares to $420" Edible Apple 12:12 PM
  • "Apple down after analyst says revenue may miss guidance" Theflyonthewall 10:17 AM
  • "Apple Launching A Low Priced iPhone Would Be The Ultimate Sell Signal" Seeking Alpha 8:04 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly retreat after gains/Most Asia stock markets retreated Wednesday, with Japanese shares pausing after a near 20% gain this year and Australian shares edging away from levels last seen in June 2008." MarketWatch 9:27 PM
  • "Stocks Keep Streak Alive" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:10 PM
  • "Dow hits new record in 8-day winning streak" CNNMoney 4:10 PM
  • "Futures Point to Lower Open; Traders Eye U.S. Political News" FOXBusiness 8:53 AM
  • "Major glitch in Bitcoin network sparks sell-off; price temporarily falls 23%: It hit a low of $37 as developers scrambled to fix the problem." Ars Technica 8:15 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian Shares Fall; Liquidity Concerns Hit Shanghai/Asian markets ended lower on Tuesday, with Japan breaking an eight-day winning streak, while liquidity concerns weighed on stocks in Shanghai." MarketWatch 8:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks struggle for direction; SBM jumps/Data shows further contraction for U.K. manufacturing output/European stock markets traded lower on Tuesday, outside of a rebound for Italy and Spanish markets. A likely lower start for Wall Street was undermining some confidence." MarketWatch 8:52 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:44 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:57 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:33 PM

 
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