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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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  • "Trade panel delays decision on Apple, Samsung patent fight" Reuters 5:45 PM
  • "ITC delays decision on Samsung patent claims against Apple until May" AppleInsider 5:46 PM
  • "Apple CEO Cook must testify in e-books antitrust case: judge" Reuters 12:14 PM
  • "Apple CEO will testify in e-books case, judge says: Apple's top executive will be deposed by the Department of Justice, in its e-books antitrust case against the company." CNET News 1:25 PM
  • "Apple CEO Must Give Deposition in E-Books Antitrust Suit" Bloomberg 4:18 PM
  • "Tim Cook ordered to testify in ebook price-fixing case" The Verge 1:32 PM
  • "Supply Chain Snags Weigh Down Apple's Stock: Wall Street analysts who track those who supply the parts for Apple's phones and tablets are taking a hard look at those numbers, and they don't like what they see. All that fueled the latest round of negative news that included stock price drops, analyst downgrades and new worries that Apple may be losing some key talent in the next few months."  MacNewsWorld 8:41 AM
  • "What If Apple Followed Warren Buffett's Advice?"  The Motley Fool 8:07 AM
  • "Tim Cook Might Have Made an Absolutely Devastating Mistake: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Don't reinvent the wheel. Don't get too big for your britches. And remember: you were born on third base; you did not hit a triple so don't turn into that megalomaniac Ron Johnson at JCPenney. That's what Steve Jobs should have told Tim Cook when he handed off the Apple CEO lasso."  TheStreet 8:11 AM
  • "Apple Stores in France banned from forcing employees to work late" The Verge 8:01 AM
  • "Apple France Fined for Store Work Rule Violations" ifoAppleStore 8:41 AM
  • "Apple to pay out €10,000 in ban on night shifts for French store staff" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "Paris court to Apple Stores: No more breaking 9 p.m. curfew" CNET News 12:14 PM
  • "New taxman plans to scrutinise Apple, Google operations: The taxman will put the Australian operations of multinationals including Google and Apple under the microscope as part of an investigation of complex schemes used by global companies to minimise tax." WAtoday (AU) 8:53 AM
  • "Apple's Schiller blasts Android, Samsung on Galaxy's eve" Reuters 7:42 PM
  • "Microsoft Office 2011 14.3.2 and 2008 12.3.6" TidBITS 9:34 PM
  • "Google to kill off Google Reader, Snapseed for Mac in continued service culling" AppleInsider 6:29 PM
  • "Adobe to Stop Selling Boxed Copies of Creative Suite" Mashable 1:19 PM
  • "Using OS X Server Profile Manager and Active Directory certificates" MacWindows 8:41 AM
  • "Celemony Posts Vibrato Tutorial Video for Melodyne" The Mac Observer 6:53 PM
  • "Review: Doo brings powerful and easy document search to OS X" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "Healthier v1.3 review: Taking a break may increase productivity/Not the best attempt at a 'take a break' style app" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "List an OS X folder hierarchy with TextWrangler: If you need to get a structured list of the directories in a folder, TextWrangler can do that." CNET Reviews 4:13 PM
  • "Quick Tip: How to Use Home Sharing in iTunes" Mactuts+ 8:42 AM
  • "Change Finder Search to Look In Current Folder Rather Than Everywhere in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 7:24 AM
  • "MacMost Now 838: Choosing an iPhone Backup Method" MacMost 7:25 AM
  • "Visualize All The Important Activity On Your Mac With ActoTracker [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:35 AM
  • "A Better Chrome To Safari Bookmarklet" MacStories 9:37 AM
  • "Yet Another Mac Notes App (this one syncs with Dropbox, Evernote, and SimpleNote)" Mac 360 7:40 AM
  • "The Best Way To Keep Up With News On A Mac Is To Turn Over A New Leaf" TeraTalks 7:40 AM
  • "Got Sports? If You're Into Sports With Balls You'll Love This Mac Coaching Tool App" Mac 360 7:40 AM
  • "How Much Network Bandwidth Does Your Mac Use? TrafficBot App Knows And Tells!" BohemianBoomer 7:27 AM
  • "2 Free Utilities That Every Mac User Needs (clipboard manager and screen tool)" NoodleMac 7:27 AM
  • "Crossing borders with the iTunes Store" Macworld 8:56 AM
Press Releases
  • "Propellerhead Software Reason 7" iLounge 5:55 PM
  • "'Old Clockmaker's Riddle' Comes To The Mac, IOS" MacNews 1:32 PM
  • "Propellerhead announces Reason 7 for Mac" TUAW 10:14 AM
  • "Microsoft Issues Security Updates for Office for Mac 2008 and 2011" MacRumors 9:21 AM
  • "Dropbox 2.0.0 Pretties Up the Menu" BYTE 8:41 AM
  • "Help Homeworld Touch Get Onto iOS, Homeworld 3 Onto Mac [Kickstarter] Cult of Mac 8:35 AM
  • "Air Login lets you access any file on your Mac from your iOS device" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Mail Archiver X 3.0 for Mac OS X: Advanced Email Management + Archiving" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Mac Updates: Evernote, Dropbox, Office for Mac, Flash Player and Boom!" FairerPlatform 7:26 AM
  • "Mac Games: Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition Hits MAS" FairerPlatform 7:25 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Study: Rivals take bite out of Apple's rule of tablets/Android devices will grow from 41.5% to 48% share of market" San Jose Mercury News 8:07 AM
  • "Google Android OS tablet sales will overtake iPads in 2013, says IDC" ComputerWeekly 8:33 AM
  • "Apple iPad to fall behind Android tablet rivals, IDC says" Digital Spy 8:55 AM
  • "IDC: Android Army of Tablets to Surge Past Apple's iPad This Year" DailyTech 8:42 AM
  • "Look who's taking it to the iPad: Japanese—yes, Japanese—electronics manufacturers have gotten the memo about what customers really want. And they're finally fighting back." Fortune 7:42 AM
  • "Samsung outguns Apple in marketing, report says: Samsung spent $401 million to promote its products in the U.S. last year, compared with $333 million spent by Apple." CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "Samsung spent $68M more than Apple on 2012 phone ads, increased budget fivefold" AppleInsider 8:03 AM
  • "Apple cracks India's smartphone market: Tech giant finally catching up to other smartphone makers in region" CNN 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Jumps To Second In Revenue In India's Smartphone Market Says IDC, Thanks To Shifts In Distribution Model" TechCrunch 8:23 AM
  • "Apple's iPad is heart of Idaho elementary 'iSchool' pilot program" AppleInsider 10:15 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 explodes during phone call in Thailand" CNET Asia 8:01 AM
  • "Forget the iWatch. With Pebble, wearable computing is already here" Fortune 8:45 AM
  • "iPhone 5 4G support comes to Norway as Lumia 920 signals Nokia resurgence" ZDNet 9:50 AM
  • "Apple iPhones, iPads greet Pope Francis" MacDailyNews 3:41 PM
  • "The tale of when Shaq asked Steve Jobs personally for an iPhone ahead of launch [Video] 9 to 5 Mac 2:34 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' life story to become official Japanese manga series: The late Apple co-founder is the star of a new comic based on Walter Isaacson's official biography" Macworld UK 8:08 AM
  • "Is Google Now coming to the iPhone? A leaked video suggests Siri may soon face some stiff competition" The Week 8:57 AM
  • "Google Now for iOS? Promo video appears online but is quickly pulled" Digital Trends 8:23 AM
  • "Google Now For iOS Video Hits YouTube--Briefly" Fast Company 8:53 AM
  • "Eight year old buys £980 worth of virtual donuts on an iPad" The Inquirer 10:29 AM
  • "Russian Hackers Mod a Dilapidated Opel to Drive by iPad" Wired 8:53 AM
  • "World's Most Bizarre iPhone Accessories, From Creepy Cases to the iPotty" Wired 8:03 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "More U.S. teens are using smartphones to get to Internet, Pew finds" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:25 PM
  • "Brilliant toilet paper ad shows true limits of technology" CNET News 12:09 PM
  • "New Netflix Facebook app lets users share viewing history" CNNMoney 11:58 AM
  • "Autonomy founder Mike Lynch calls for fresh approach to UK innovation" V3 11:37 AM
  • "Levitating PC mouse may be the most awesome rodent ever" TG Daily 11:27 AM
  • "Mozilla Provides An Early Peek At Its Updated Firefox OS Simulator" TechCrunch 11:26 AM
  • "VMware Confirms Its Amazon Web Services Competitor, Hybrid Cloud Services, To Be Led By Bill Fathers From Savvis" TechCrunch 10:32 AM
  • "SAP Opens Singapore-Based Co-Innovation Lab" TechCrunch 10:31 AM
  • "Turing Award goes to MIT crypto experts Goldwasser and Micali: $250k 'Nobel Prize in Computing' honors MIT professors' work in provable security" Network World 10:15 AM
  • "Devs tease early screenshots of Ubuntu Touch Core Apps" The Register 10:39 AM
  • "Ubuntu Linux gets a new official flavor: Ubuntu Gnome Remix is now an officially supported part of the Linux distribution's family" PCWorld 10:05 AM
  • "Computer graphics pioneer awarded Kyoto Prize" EE Times 9:51 AM
  • "HTC One release pushed to April, risks conflict with Galaxy S4 launch" IDG News Service 9:46 AM
  • "Google CEO Larry Page's memo about Android leadership changes" BetaNews 2:59 PM
  • "Andy Rubin's Next Moonshot Could Happen At Google's Project X" TechCrunch 1:48 PM
  • "Andy Rubin Steps Down as Google's Head of Android" Mashable 12:27 PM
  • "Andy Rubin steps away from Android, starts new chapter at Google" TG Daily 1:32 PM
  • "Google Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Aside" [Paid Membership Required] 1:19 PM
  • "Google shakeup: Chrome head Sundar Pichai takes over Android from Andy Rubin" CNET News 12:08 PM
  • "Google to double campus neighboring Microsoft's Redmond HQ" ZDNet 11:44 AM
  • "Google Hires Brains that Helped Supercharge Machine Learning" Wired Magazine 11:40 AM
  • "Sundar Pichai Takes Over For Andy Rubin As Head Of Android At Google, Signals The Unification of Android, Chrome And Apps" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "New Samsung Trademarks Reveal 'Galaxy S4 Zoom' & More" Patent Bolt 8:49 AM
  • "Samsung Builds Up Galaxy S IV Announcement With Cheesy Flash Mob" Mashable 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Who? Samsung Cranks Its Hype Machine To 11 For The Galaxy S4" Digital Trends 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft Granted Design Patents for Physical Surface Tablet & Windows 8 Phone User Interface" Patent Bolt 7:25 AM
  • "The MacJury Discusses Microsoft and Adobe Software Licensing Models" MacVoices 1:48 PM
  • "MacBreak Weekly 341: Drop it Like it's Hot" iMore 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Maps being updated often and significantly" The Loop 7:56 AM
  • "Apple improves Maps, critics slam it anyway" Computerworld 11:45 AM
  • "Report of fixes in Apple Maps triggers a flood of complaints" Fortune 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Maps getting better: Improvements quietly rolled out for locations around the world" Digital Trends 8:23 AM
  • "iPhone, iPad Configuration Files Security Hole Shown" InformationWeek 9:21 AM
  • "iOS vulnerability uses 'mobileconfig' files to steal data" AppleInsider 1:32 PM
  • "Apple patent filing involves text to speech synthesis" AppleDailyReport 8:29 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Word Mess For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "SketchMee HD For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $3.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "Toon Shooters For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $5.99)" Apple Sliced 8:47 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:40 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:40 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:41 AM

  • "Samsung SM843 Pro: High Performance Data Center SSD" HotHardware 1:19 PM
  • "Profolio+ from ZAGG: Best keyboard case for the iPad" ZDNet 9:50 AM
  • "Review: 'Smart' LED bulbs controlled by iPhones" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 1:27 PM
  • "Canon Pixma MX925 review: An AirPrint-ready printer that will meet the needs of most, but is a little bulky for small offices" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "Pebble Teardown" iFixit 7:26 AM
  • "Review: Slickwraps adds a personalized skin to just about any mobile Apple device" 9 to 5 Mac 1:27 PM
  • "Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Case Mini for the iPad Mini review" iSource 8:41 AM
  • "Review: Jison Case Flip Executive Case for iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 8:42 AM
  • "Sleek, stylish iSlider for the iPad good in certain situations" AppleDailyReport 8:30 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Google Reader is dying, but we have five worthy alternatives: With Google Reader on its way out, many users will be in need of a replacement for their RSS subscriptions. Here's a roundup of what we think are the best alternatives available." CNET Reviews 7:11 PM
  • "Finding the best app for lists" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "My Top 2 Weather Apps For iPhone: Both Free, One Is Easy, The Other Is Complex" Mac 360 7:26 AM
  • "Petting Zoo for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:43 AM
  • "Block Fortress Review" Mac|Life 1:26 PM
  • "Appidemic: Cling! for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:42 AM
  • "'Knitted Deer' Review - A Mighty Good Yarn" Touch Arcade 12:20 PM
  • "How to create an Apple VPP account and distribute apps" TechRepublic 4:13 PM
  • "PadGadget's DIY Project Spotlight: Padded Duct Tape iPad Sleeve" PadGadget 9:37 AM
  • "Creating a Dedicated 5GHz AirPort Network" Macinstruct 9:00 AM
  • "About those IDC Android tablets passing iPad Reports" The Loop 6:18 PM
  • "Apple Goes On The Defensive Against Samsung" ParisLemon 6:10 PM
  • "Apple's Schiller takes more jabs at Android ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4 event: '4x as many iPhone switchers'" 9 to 5 Mac 5:58 PM
  • "How Badly Bruised Is Apple?" Forbes 2:59 PM
  • "Apple: Kicking Its Traditional User Base To The Curb? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 2:57 PM
  • "Will Android Tablets Pass the iPad in 2013?" Tech.pinions 2:42 PM
  • "The killer iOS 7 feature the iPad needs: trackpad support/The one thing I love about the Microsoft Surface Pro more than the iPad? One little trackpad."  CNET Reviews 2:35 PM
  • "Is Samsung What's Wrong With Apple?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:18 PM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung—Size Matters: Blodget" CNBC 2:07 PM
  • "The real threat to Apple: Google's Chromebeook could upend the tech economy" MarketWatch 12:01 PM
  • "Apple-Intel: A Logical Approach Or Destined Outcome?" Seeking Alpha 11:40 AM
  • "Sacré bleu! Apple fined for making French retail employees work late" Ars Technica 11:24 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S IV unveiling borrows a page from Apple's playbook" Network World 11:23 AM
  • "Samsung's advertising game outmuscled Apple in 2012" Edible Apple 11:22 AM
  • "Insufficient number of data points from Apple supply chain lead analysts to conclude the worst, of course" MacDailyNews 10:07 AM
  • "Will they switch? The Kid Test: Windows Phone vs. iPhone/Is Windows Phone's unusual user interface enough to win over two boys, ages 12 and 14, who are both iPhone users?" CNET News 9:22 AM
  • "Apple Case Design in 2013, Part 3: On Changes, Innovation, and the Future" iLounge 8:56 AM
  • "Apple TV Delayed. If It Even Exists. Got That? The iTV is not yet a sure thing, but it's already coming later than it was(n't) expected." Fast Company 8:53 AM
  • "This Little Device Will Radically Reinvent Your Driving Experience" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "Industry Analysts Continue to Deliver Bad News About Apple" The Tech Night Owl 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Blogger Praises Apple For Making Insignificant Improvements To Apple Maps" Business Insider 8:42 AM
  • "Apple's New iPhone Ads: Brilliant, Understated, Elegant & Boring" ReadWrite 8:36 AM
  • "Apple iWatch set to disrupt... what exactly? Apple disrupts markets for a living. But what market does the iWatch disrupt? The wristwatch market... really?"  Macworld UK 11:23 AM
  • "In Defense of the Apple iWatch: Despite critics' frustration with the product and company, the iWatch isn't the worst thing Apple could be developing now." Minyanville 8:46 AM
  • "Unwinding the iWatch: here's what to expect" Gearburn 8:31 AM
  • "If these Apple patents come to fruition, I'll be buying more items from the iTunes Store" AppleDailyReport 8:30 AM
  • "Apple's iOS to Lose Favor in 2013" Zacks 8:23 AM
  • "Commentary: Foxconn relies heavily on Apple" DigiTimes 7:58 AM
  • "When It Comes To iPhone And iPad There Are Two Customer Groups Apple Doesn't Want Or Need" Mac 360 7:26 AM
  • "The Google Reader Shutdown Is Yet Another Nail In Feedburner's Coffin" TechCrunch 9:33 PM
  • "Like a Dagger to Bloggers' Hearts, Google Just Killed Google Reader" The Atlantic Wire 7:42 PM
  • "Google's Android chief Andy Rubin steps aside: Rubin is going to 'start a new chapter?' So, who wrote the original?" MacDailyNews 1:35 PM
  • "Can Blackberry Rise From the Dead and Win Back Canada?" TheStreet 11:59 AM
  • "How Africa's new tech cities could change the continent's IT landscape" ZDNet 11:46 AM
  • "Open-source and free software: Free, as in beer" ZDNet 11:46 AM
  • "Think the Napster Revolution Is Over? Think Again" Wired 11:40 AM
  • "JavaScript's popularity rankings vary widely" Techworld 11:26 AM
  • "Hands On With the Dell XPS 18" PC Magazine 10:12 AM
  • "19 principles every IT leader should heed" InfoWorld 10:04 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4: 10 Things We Want" PC Magazine 10:12 AM
  • "What Google & Samsung have that Apple doesn't: Flawgic" Fortune 9:56 AM
  • "Think you've been hacked? Here are some steps to take" USA Today 9:50 AM
  • "5 things we learned at SXSW 2013" CNN 9:44 AM
  • "Android Devices Set to Overtake iPad in Market Share" Reuters [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:23 AM
  • "Augmented reality: What do businesses need to know?" Network World 10:15 AM
  • "Google Glass: Everything You Need to Know" PC Magazine 10:12 AM
  • "Dell's Thinking Outside the Tablet" Tech.pinions 9:50 AM
  • "Google and Amazon: Doing it All Wrong" Tech.pinions 9:50 AM
  • "The 'First Tablet for Women' Is as Awful as It Sounds" Mashable 9:18 AM
  • "An Unflattering Comparison for Microsoft Surface" The Motley Fool 8:16 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Twitter music app ready to launch on iOS soon?" GigaOM 2:07 PM
  • "Simple Bracket for iPhone is ready for March Madness" TUAW 12:15 PM
  • "Developer Dad Hacks An iPad & Minecraft To Control Philips Hue Lights [Video] Cult of Mac 11:40 AM
  • "Netatmo Launches Retail Availability With Brookstone Nationwide" Run Around Tech 10:16 AM
  • "CellVanish™ Prevents Tracking and Spying on Cellular Phones and Smartphones" Business Wire 9:52 AM
  • "iPad Minis and 7" Tablets Get New Carts and Cabinets for Security, Charging and Syncing Solutions" Business Wire 9:52 AM
  • "YourTube is Updated With iOS 6 Support" iClarified 9:37 AM
  • "Apple Store app gets new shipping options" CNET News 9:36 AM
  • "DailyCost Greatly Improves With New Currencies, iCloud Backup And More" App Advice 9:18 AM
  • "The Free Calendars By Readdle App Launches For The iPhone And iPad" App Advice 8:49 AM
  • "Breathometer breathalyzer brings real-time blood alcohol readings to iPhone, available for preorder now" 9 to 5 Mac 8:43 AM
  • "'Compose' adds new Mail and Message shortcuts to Notification Center" iDownload Blog 8:43 AM
  • "Discover delicious food around you with Forkly for iPhone" iMore 8:43 AM
  • "Prevent Facebook Messenger For iOS From Sending 'Seen' Receipts" AddictiveTips 8:42 AM
  • "Sell Your Apple Device Using Flipsy, and Get as Much Cash as Possible" Apple Gazette 8:41 AM
  • "Wacky App Wednesday: Play with Virtual Animals in Christoph Neimann's Petting Zoo" PadGadget 8:41 AM
  • "Smartphone App Turns Cigarettes Into Luxury Items To Help You Quit Smoking" Cult of Android 8:35 AM
  • "CasaTunes debuts multi-room AirPlay music servers" Electronista 8:33 AM
  • "Blue Jeans Network Integrates With Tely Labs, Releases New iOS Features And Improved Media Sharing Tools" TechCrunch 8:23 AM
  • "Qantas Now Offering Free iPads To Fliers On Select Flights" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "Ukraine Cultural Complex is ArchitectsJURY Winner – Wins MacBook Pro" Architosh 7:59 AM
  • "d(- -)b 1.0.0 released - The first Modular DJ App for iPad" prMac 8:43 AM
  • "Tag, you're it! Nicholas Stratigopoulos launches fourth app, Tag Games" prMac 8:43 AM
  • "Suitcases 1.0 for iOS - Suitcase Packing Checklist with 70+ Items" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Penguin vs. Yeti Gold Edition/iOS - Snowboard Platformer and Racing Game" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "You can get Full Calendar on Notification Center" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Mathzilla with Roxy the Star 1.0 for iOS - Solve Equations with +, - , x" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Brickout Zero Gravity is available at the Apple App Store" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Braids - Best braiding lessons on your iPhone" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Applauze Brings Stunning Event Discovery and Planning Experience to iOS" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "40+ Shooting Options of Zitrr Camera Brings Live Photography to iPhones" prMac 7:58 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell Responds To Shareholder Revolt, Agrees To Provide List Of Investors" Forbes 9:22 AM
  • "Dell to Open Investor List to Southeastern Amid LBO Dispute" Bloomberg 9:38 AM
  • "New Dell suitors don't make much sense" Fortune 12:03 PM
  • "Dell's XPS 18 All-In-One Doubles As 18' Windows Tablet, Weighs Less Than 5 Pounds" Forbes 12:03 PM
  • "Dell's new XPS 18 all-in-one doubles as tablet and a PC" IDG News Service 10:14 AM
  • "Dell, Canonical tag team on Ubuntu Server tune-up for PowerEdgies" The Register 10:39 AM
  • "Dell floats Boomi master data management into the cloud" The Register 10:39 AM
  • "Dell Backs Standards-Setting Panel for Software-Defined Networking" AllThingsD 12:02 PM
  • "Outlook, Hotmail are back up following lengthy outage" CNET News 12:09 PM
  • "Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services: Issues in Microsoft's online email were unresolved nearly four hours after users complained they were unable to use their accounts" IDG News Service 10:05 AM
  • "The Great Hotmail, Outlook Outage Of 2013 Continues As Downtime Passes 12 Hours" TechCrunch 10:31 AM
  • "Microsoft reports Outlook, Hotmail services have display issues" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:18 AM
  • "Hotmail and Outlook hit by ongoing fault, Microsoft confirms" BBC 9:37 AM
  • "How Microsoft Can Save Windows RT" Wired 11:40 AM
  • "Microsoft to roll out Windows Store app patches quickly: Patches for applications will be released when ready, so new functions can be added more quickly, issues fixed, and security improved, Microsoft says" IDG News Service 10:04 AM
  • "Microsoft looks to extend its Fresh Paint app for Windows Blue, Phone" ZDNet 11:44 AM
  • "Microsoft plugs hole in USB equivalent of Blackburn" TG Daily 10:36 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils even more tempting Kinect offering: Open source" The Register 10:40 AM
  • "IBM plots fast microserver array" TG Daily 10:36 AM
  • "IBM eyes 'big data' help for brain injury" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:54 AM
  • "IBM Big Data Monitors Patients For Brain Injury" InformationWeek 9:34 AM
  • "IBM system not proven: Qld payroll inquiry" ZDNet 11:45 AM
  • "HP: Software defined networking enterprise-wide in 2015" ZDNet 11:46 AM
  • "Oracle's cloud slowly condenses: Vaporous apps are rising as point products for social big data mobility" The Register 10:39 AM
  • "Intel offers a USB 3.0 fix" TG Daily 10:36 AM
  • "Telling Employees He Hasn't 'Walked the Talk,' Cisco's John Chambers Leans In on Women in the Workplace Issue" AllThingsD 9:17 AM
  • "Cisco CEO John Chambers to receive honorary degree from San Jose State" Silicon Valley 10:19 AM
  • "Cyber threats against U.S. 'ramping up,' Obama says" Reuters 9:32 AM
  • "Obama to meet top business chiefs on cyber fears" V3 11:37 AM
  • "Intelligence officials see cyberattacks as a top US threat" IDG News Service 10:14 AM
  • "U.S. Steps Up Alarm Over Cyberattacks" [Paid Membership Required] 9:15 AM
  • "HDMI vs. DisplayPort: Which display interface reigns supreme?" PCWorld 10:13 AM
  • "The real tech action is in emerging markets" MarketWatch 9:17 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "AAPL Rising: Argus Cuts Target to $600 on iPhone Competition" Barron's 2:43 PM
  • "Kass: Time to Go Apple Picking" TheStreet 1:27 PM
  • "Apple Rumors: Special Dividend?" TheStreet 10:44 AM
  • "Apple May be Planning Stock Dividend & Buyback Changes" The Mac Observer 10:03 AM
  • "There's Still One Thing That Has To Happen Before Apple Stock Recovers..." Business Insider 7:58 AM
  • "What Does Apple Have in Common With Gold Miners?" CNBC 9:36 AM
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