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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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  • "Tim Cook Will Sigh With Relief Following the S4 Launch Today"  Forbes 8:04 AM
  • "Apple's Lost Sense of Humor Against Samsung: Segall" [Video Report]  Bloomberg 8:04 AM
  • "Samsung piles pressure on Apple with new Galaxy" Reuters 9:26 PM
  • "Apple in extraordinary attack on Samsung's Android operating system ahead of Galaxy S4 launch: Phil Schiller, the second most powerful executive at Apple, has made an extraordinary attack on Google's Android software just before Samsung – the biggest user of the software – launches its new Galaxy S4 smartphone."  Telegraph 8:30 AM
  • "Apple, on Defense, Slams Samsung" [Paid Membership Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Spin control: Apple goes on offense against Android/On the eve of Samsung's big Galaxy 4 launch, Apple's marketing head decides that it's time to talk trash. Expect more of the same for 2013." CNET News 4:24 PM
  • "Apple exec blasts Android, Galaxy S4's 'year-old' software" Crave @ CNET 8:11 AM
  • "Apple's facts eclipsed as Samsung's circus hits NYC for Galaxy blitz" Computerworld 11:24 AM
  • "ITC Postpones iPhone Ban Decision" AllThingsD 8:11 AM
  • "ITC Delay Hints at Possible Samsung Win in Apple Patent Fight" The Mac Observer 9:33 AM
  • "Apple needs a low-cost iPhone, says analyst: An analyst with BTIG now rates Apple a 'buy' based in part on his belief that the company will unveil a less expensive iPhone by year's end." CNET News 10:01 AM
  • "The First Analyst To Become Negative On Apple Now Thinks The Stock Is A Buy" Business Insider 8:28 AM
  • "Why Build a Cheaper iPhone? Because It's Stupid Not To." AllThingsD 12:21 PM
  • "Getting Apple's Core: Retail Service Matters" MarketingDaily 2:18 PM
  • "The 25 Most Creative People In Tech: Jony Ive, Senior Vice President of Industrial Design, Apple" Business Insider 9:23 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3 With Mac App Store Gift Card Camera Redemption and Boot Camp Enhancements" MacRumors 3:18 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.3 Update Now Available" OS X Daily 3:57 PM
  • "Apple releases 10.8.3 to the public with ability to Mac App Store camera gift card redemption, Boot Camp improvements and fixes" 9 to 5 Mac 3:23 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.3 update arrives with official Boot Camp support for Windows 8" Engadget 3:58 PM
  • "Apple releases OS X 10.8.3, adds Windows 8 Boot Camp support and iSight scanning of iTunes gift cards" The Next Web 3:58 PM
  • "Apple releases OS X 10.8.3 and firmware updates" MacFixIt 4:12 PM
  • "Notes on the 10.8.3 Update to OS X" eXtensions 9:00 PM
  • "Apple Updates OS X (10.8.3) and Safari (6.0.3)" eXtensions 8:13 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.3 Adds 20+ Minutes to Retina MacBook Pro Battery Life" The Mac Observer 5:18 PM
  • "Apple Improves Facebook Performance in Safari 6.0.3" The Mac Observer 5:18 PM
  • "How to monitor XProtect updates in OS X: OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so." MacFixIt 3:57 PM
  • "Mac troubleshooting: Be prepared for hard-drive failure" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "What to Do When Your Mac Won't Connect to the Internet" Mactuts+ 8:36 AM
  • "How to combine two scanned documents into one in OS X" MacFixIt 6:19 PM
  • "MacInTouch Reader: I have an older Airport Express (Version 6.3). In the past, I've been able to stream music from iTunes to it without a problem. Recently something changed. I assumed it was the update to iTunes 11.x so I rolled back to iTunes 10.7 - no luck with that. The strange thing is I can stream to the Airport Express using RaopX or Airfoil. It's just iTunes that will not connect. [...] Answering my own question: It's an IPv6 problem. Disabling that fixes the problem. I used networksetup -setv6off Wi-Fi in Terminal. You can't turn it off via the System Pref." MacInTouch 11:40 AM
  • "Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2013" Architosh 8:05 AM
  • "Review: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 5 - Easily Recover Lost and Deleted Files on Your Mac" MacTrast 8:37 AM
  • "Review: Snagit should cover all your Mac screenshot needs" Macworld 8:33 AM
  • "Alfred 2: Rewritten From The Ground Up, Workflows, Themes, and More" MacStories 9:34 AM
  • "Alfred 2.0 adds workflows, improves preferences, more" TUAW 9:10 AM
  • "Using Mountain Lion's dictation and text-to-speech features" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "Accessing the Chemical Identifier Resolver from Marvin" Macs in Chemistry 7:56 AM
  • "Google Reader is Dead: Here Are The Best Google Reader Alternatives" OS X Daily 2:16 PM
  • "Mac 101: How to backup your Google Reader account" TUAW 12:22 PM
  • "How to Configure Network Locations in OS X" Macinstruct 9:07 AM
  • "The Really Great Looking Mac Photo App I Want To Love But Is Difficult To Like" McSolo 7:54 AM
  • "There's A Better Way To Print From Your iPhone And iPad (with your Mac and this neat app)" TeraTalks 7:55 AM
  • "The Easiest Way Ever To Add Your Signature To A Document Using Your Mac" Mac 360 7:55 AM
  • "Need A Better PDF Reader? Think Free, Multiple Tabs, PDF Management, And PDFNut" NoodleMac 7:55 AM
  • "How Your Mac And An App Can Remove Unwanted Objects From Your Photos" BohemianBoomer 7:55 AM
  • "MacPaint Died. Steve Jobs Died. MacPaint Is Resurrected In A New Mac App, So Maybe..." Mac 360 7:55 AM
Press Releases
  • "Skype 6.3 for OS X and Windows are available" BetaNews 2:40 PM
  • "LightWave 3D Group unveils Architectural Design Bundle" Architosh 10:27 AM
  • "Remo Software Launches PSD Repair Tool for Mac" prMac 2:43 PM
  • "Deploymate Helps Developers Detect Unavailable API Calls" prMac 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.2 Update" OfficeforMacHelp 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.6 Update" OfficeforMacHelp 8:37 AM
  • "Skype for Mac 6.3 Brings New Call, Dial Pad Features" FairerPlatform 7:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple and Facebook Flash Forward to Computer Memory of the Future" Wired Magazine 8:13 AM
  • "Samsung's event marketing makes Apple's hype look tame: Pulling out all the stops for the Galaxy S4 in Radio City Music Hall and Times Square" Fortune 8:16 AM
  • "Maine may give iPads to all middle-schoolers" Sun Journal 8:58 AM
  • "Apple hit number two in India's smartphone market" TUAW 8:44 AM
  • "BlackBerry to offer security solution for Android and iOS" Reuters 8:05 AM
  • "BlackBerry extends Balance dual-personality features to Android, iOS" Computerworld 8:13 AM
  • "How Apple are you? Infographic puts fanboys to the test" iDownload Blog 8:33 AM
  • "Belfast boy runs up $1,464 bill playing iOS Simpsons game" MacNN 8:38 AM
  • "How Apple Changed the World: St. Peter's Square in 2005 and 2013 [Photo] iClarified 2:43 PM
  • "Apple iPhone converted for use as a microscope: An Apple iPhone 4S has been converted for use as an improvised microscope to detect diseases in children." Telegraph 3:23 PM
  • "Here's the Comic-Book Version of Steve Jobs" Mashable 8:30 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "HTC: Samsung spent money on marketing, not innovation" CNET News 8:44 PM
  • "Watch this: Samsung's complete, and completely weird, Galaxy S4 announcement" The Verge 8:43 PM
  • "Samsung Unveils New Eye-Tracking Galaxy S4" CNBC 8:28 PM
  • "Q&A With Samsung's Mobile Chief: Korean Giant Unveils Galaxy Phone; Mobile Chief Isn't Satisfied With U.S. Share" [Paid Membership Required] 8:19 PM
  • "Teardown of suspected Galaxy S4 appears on Web" CNET News 6:13 PM
  • "Samsung Unpacked 2013 liveblog!" Engadget 6:09 PM
  • "Liveblog: Samsung Looks to Bury the iPhone With Debut of Galaxy S IV" Wired 5:19 PM
  • "HTC Invents an Interactive Smartphone Display that Doesn't Require Touch" Patent Bolt 3:53 PM
  • "Samsung Patent Reveals Advanced Projector for Smartphones" Patent Bolt 12:16 PM
  • "Munich judge stresses preliminary nature of inclination in Google Maps case" Foss Patents 10:01 AM
  • "Leaked: Videos Of The New Samsung Galaxy S4 In Action"  Business Insider 8:46 AM
  • "Wine and Dine Without Pulling Out Your Wallet — Or Your Phone" Wired 8:13 AM
  • "Live @ 10 PM ET - OS X Update, Pebble Watch, RSS, iTunes profits" Insanely Great Mac 6:08 PM
  • "Apple's next-gen A7 processor reportedly being readied for production by TSMC" AppleInsider 7:49 AM
  • "Apple's next-gen iPhone chip being prepped: Apple's next-gen iPhone chip will get 'taped out' this month in preparation for pilot production this summer, says an Asia-based report." CNET News 8:12 AM
  • "Apple A7 Processor to Arrive Q1 2014" Tapscape 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's next-gen iPhones to usher in new manufacturing split" BGR 8:28 AM
  • "Israeli firm highlights 'mobileconfig' iOS vulnerability" TUAW 8:39 AM
  • "Researchers Find iOS is Potentially Vulnerable to Malicious Profiles" Intego 12:17 PM
  • "Apple updates iMac with VESA mount" Pocket-lint 7:57 AM
  • "Apple now offering iMacs with built-in VESA mount adapters for $40 premium" AppleInsider 7:49 AM
  • "Apple Releases New iMac With Wall Mount Adaptor" AppleBitch 9:57 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Invents iPad Smart Cover with Built-In Inductive Charging" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple proposes 'on-the-go' wireless charging via iPad Smart Cover with built-in battery" AppleInsider 7:49 AM
  • "iPad 5 patent: inductive Smart Cover contains battery/Breakthrough battery might turn iPad Smart Cover into charging point for iPad, iPhone and iWatch" Macworld UK 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Patents Induction Charging Smart Covers For iPad And A Mobile Camera With Optical Zoom" TechCrunch 8:15 AM
  • "Apple looking into methods to ID unauthorized users of an electronic device" AppleDailyReport 9:06 AM
  • "Apple works on more ways to visualize a media library in iTunes" AppleDailyReport 8:45 AM
  • "Apple Updates Firmware for MacBook Pro with Retina Display" The Mac Observer 4:13 PM
  • "Tidbit: Apple Releases SMC Update 1.1 For Retina MacBook Pro" RazorianFly 2:42 PM
  • "iMac - tips on troubleshooting, migration; Mac App Store difficulties" MacInTouch 11:38 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Dungelot For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:45 AM
  • "Backyard Bounce For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:45 AM
  • "Mutant Fridge Mayhem -Gumball For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:45 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:48 AM
  • "Get Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic for $13.99 shipped" CNET News 9:10 AM
  • "Bargain Refurbished iPad Mini Models Now Available" AppleBitch 2:10 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 12 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:37 AM

  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5, HTC One, and BlackBerry Z10: Now that the Samsung Galaxy S4 has been officially unveiled, CNET stacks its specs up against three other hottest flagship handsets." CNET Reviews 6:45 PM
  • "How the Samsung Galaxy S IV Compares to the Competition" Gizmodo 6:41 PM
  • "CalDigit AV Pro: Substantial Performance with a Price to Match" The Mac Observer 8:28 AM
  • "Review: Roku 3 offers more power, new interface" TechHive 8:37 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "ProCut X for iPad review: Control your Final Cut Pro X projects away from your Mac" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "iStop Motion for iPad 2 review: Create impressive stop-motion movies with your iPad" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "The gorgeous Elixr for iOS uses data to help you find better drinks in better places" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Extract Any iOS App's Sounds As Ringtones Or Songs With AudioExplorer+" AddictiveTips 8:33 AM
  • "Astrid For iOS Now Lets You Sync Reminders & Add New Ones Using Siri" AddictiveTips 8:33 AM
  • "Every Body Walk! Every Body Walk! is a clean, simple walk-tracking app designed to track and record time, distance and calories burned during daily walk routines." 148Apps 3:17 PM
  • "Where Did You Walk? How Far Did You Walk? How Many Calories Burned? This App Knows!" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "Review: 10000000 is part RPG, part puzzle game, but all fun" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "Zombies Run! for iPhone review: not much game, but a nice distraction" Macworld UK 8:38 AM
  • "'Ridiculous Fishing' turns slaughtering sea life into one of the iPad's best games" The Verge 9:23 AM
  • "'Liberation Maiden' Review - Suda51 Soars to Great Heights in this Mech-Shooter" Touch Arcade 2:16 PM
  • "'Bobbing' Review - A Vicious and Clever Precision Puzzle Platformer" Touch Arcade 10:28 AM
  • "G5 is Back With Another Fun Hidden Objects Game in Abyss: the Wraiths of Eden HD – iPad App Review" PadGadget 8:44 AM
  • "Super Stickman Golf 2 Review" 148Apps 8:37 AM
  • "The Final Hours of Tomb Raider Review" Mac|Life 3:29 PM
  • "Ridiculous Fishing Review" Mac|Life 1:37 PM
  • "Blog Post Directly from iOS Safari to Poster App Using Pythonista Script" Jacken's Blog 7:46 AM
  • "The iPad: A parent's guide to not becoming a victim of your children" The Inquirer 8:11 AM
  • "Does Samsung's Galaxy S4 make the iPhone 5 look lame? Samsung's new smartphone raises the bar in terms of hardware and it packs in a ton of new features. Will it force Apple to respond with a beefed up iPhone?" CNET News 9:25 PM
  • "Cassandra -Friday Review: The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 8:13 PM
  • "Why Apple has an image problem" Yahoo! News 6:19 PM
  • "Why You Can Watch 'NCIS' on Your iPad, But Not 'Big Bang Theory'" AllThingsD 3:09 PM
  • "'Apple's Already Lost' to Samsung: Bibb" CNBC 1:35 PM
  • "Did Apple Just Accidentally Leak A Color iPhone 5S On Their Website? (Hint: No.)" Cult of Mac 9:58 AM
  • "Why Apple fears Samsung Galaxy S IV" BetaNews 6:19 PM
  • "Hours before Galaxy S IV reveal, Apple's Schiller slams Android: Software updates, fragmentation, and cheap phones all earn Schiller's ire." Ars Technica 3:34 PM
  • "Apple's marketing honcho Schiller attacks Android, Samsung: Iffy data right before Galaxy S IV intro? What a coincidence..." The Register 2:20 PM
  • "How pathetic Apple has become: Phil Schiller's preemptive attack against Samsung's Galaxy S IV, which launches later today, says everything you need to hear about the sorry state of Apple. I'm stunned, because the marketing chief sounds too much like Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in 2007, when he dismissed iPhone."  BetaNews 11:33 AM
  • "The Gloves Come Off As Senior Apple Executive Slams The Competition" App Advice 10:00 AM
  • "Apple Exec Slams Android Ahead of Samsung Galaxy S IV Launch" Mashable 9:11 AM
  • "Why Haven't the Android Hordes Routed the iPad?" MacNewsWorld 8:37 AM
  • "Android under attack from Apple" TG Daily 8:30 AM
  • "Maz Digital's Canetti on Samsung, Apple" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:04 AM
  • "The Tablet Wars: How Apple Wins In The Era Of Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "Reselling E-Books and the One-Penny Problem" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:20 PM
  • "Samsung Bets Software Can Lift Galaxy S 4" [Paid Membership Required] 9:16 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 First Impressions: Beautiful But Bloated [Gallery] ReadWrite 9:16 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs. Galaxy S III: what's changed?" Engadget 6:47 PM
  • "Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4's software tricks: camera modes, Story Album, S Translate and more" Engadget 6:47 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 4 Preview: The King Is Dead, Long Live The King" BGR 6:46 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 design and new apps in hands-on photos" Crave @ CNET 6:45 PM
  • "Hands-On With the Galaxy S 4: First Impressions" [Paid Membership Required] 6:44 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S IV Hands On: Everything New Is Old Again" Gizmodo 6:41 PM
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S 4: Introduction & Hands On" AnandTech 6:39 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S4 review: Hands-on" T3 6:39 PM
  • "$360 For 3 Years of Spotify Could Have Bought You 360 Songs Forever" The Mac Observer 1:16 PM
  • "Andy Rubin and the Curious Failure of the Nexus Tablet" Tech.pinions 10:29 AM
  • "T-Mobile cutting off cell phone subsidies; what if others followed?" AppleDailyReport 8:13 AM
  • "The guy in charge of Chrome now also runs Android. Now what?" Ars Technica 12:55 PM
  • "Death knell sounds for RSS, and Google knows it" CNET News 12:55 PM
  • "Google Reader may very well rise again... as part of Google+" Ars Technica 11:34 AM
  • "The Internet Will Be Just Fine Without Google Reader" TechCrunch 10:13 AM
  • "Bye, Google Reader: Don't let the door hit you in the RSS" GeekWire 8:37 AM
  • "Fan Site Demands Google Reader Be Brought Back" Mashable 8:31 AM
  • "Goodbye Google Reader: The Bell Curve Is Out Of Shape" PixoBebo 7:54 AM
  • "Google Gives Users What they Paid for, Kills Free Reader Service" The Mac Observer 7:47 AM
  • "How To Set Up An Airport Extreme Base Station (Like A Total Doofus) [Humor] Cult of Mac 10:47 AM
  • "Hitler reaction meme hits Google Reader in record time [Video] 9 to 5 Google 8:41 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Piggy Iggy for iPhone helps you achieve your shopping goals" Apimac 6:08 PM
  • "Sonnet Announces New Thunderbolt™ Interface Option for Award-Winning Qio™ Professional Media Readers" Sonnet Technologies 3:13 PM
  • "PayPal Launches Credit Card Reader App for iPad" PadGadget 12:20 PM
  • "Early Vine Use Sees Video App Rising On iOS While Cinemagram, Viddy, Socialcam All Decline" TechCrunch 12:17 PM
  • "Sensopia's innovative iPad app MagicPlan turns 3.0" Architosh 12:10 PM
  • "YouTube Capture Goes Big, As The Dedicated Video Recording App Launches On iPad" TechCrunch 12:04 PM
  • "Popcap's Solitaire Blitz Hitting iOS Soon" 148Apps 11:46 AM
  • "'Duke Nukem II' Will Be Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary by Coming to iOS" Touch Arcade 11:33 AM
  • "5 St. Patrick's Day Apps for the iPhone" MacTrast 10:04 AM
  • "Pillbox App Helps Patients Remember to Take Their Meds" LAPTOP Magazine 10:00 AM
  • "10 Must-Have Apps for Dog Owners" Mashable 10:00 AM
  • "CBS Brings Ad-Sponsored Streaming TV To iPhone And iPad; Social Integration, Android & Windows 8 Support Still To Come" TechCrunch 10:53 AM
  • "CBS Launches iOS App That Lets You Watch Full Episodes" iClarified 10:01 AM
  • "CBS launches iOS streaming TV app with one-week delay for new episodes" The Verge 9:38 AM
  • "Rovio's 'The Croods' Mobile Game Out Now for iOS, Android" PC Magazine 10:00 AM
  • "The Croods Is Out Now On iOS - Will This 'Pre-Hysterical' Game Make History For Rovio?" App Advice 8:27 AM
  • "Get Shaken And Stirred By Running For Queen And Country In Agent Dash 2.0" App Advice 8:27 AM
  • "A Year After The Service's Launch, PayPal Here For iPad Is Finally Here" App Advice 8:27 AM
  • "Twelve South announces BookArc compatibility for iPad mini" Insanely Great Mac 8:14 AM
  • "Adjustable Headset Strap Music Necklace for iPhone 5 (Blue)" USBfever 8:13 AM
  • "Hybrid Silicone & Hard Case with Snap-on Lock Neck Strap for iPhone 5 (Blue)" USBfever 8:13 AM
  • "Productive Computing, Inc. Releases Music Director Pro" prMac 1:35 PM
  • "Deedil Launches Letters Flash Cards ABC App for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "Byte By Byte LLC Releases Buster Balloon for iOS" prMac 8:37 AM
  • "Cocktail Crazy iPhone app; 50% off over the St Patrick's Day Weekend" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Agent Dash - The Royal Update has landed" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Announcing Elixr for iPhone: Great Drinks with Friends" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Amazing Words Challenge for iOS" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "PrestoBingo Shapes Adds New Illustrated Puzzles!" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Math Mathews - Innovative Serious Game for iPad Released!" prMac 8:11 AM
  • "Soundgramr 1.0 for iOS - Bring Photo and Sound together" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "RootDown FM - A Free Streaming Radio App for iPhone and iPod touch" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Presenting Ace Calculator: A Tab Based Calculator for iPad, iPhone iOS" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "MathShaker for kids - new educational app for children" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "Gluten, Grain, and Soy-Free Recipe App by Delicion Now Available" prMac 8:10 AM
  • "CalendApp - The New and Revolutionary Social Event Discovery App" prMac 8:10 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Amid buyout anger, Dell offers investors financial data/The spat between unhappy investors and Dell continues after the firm's buyout was secured for $24.4 billion." ZDNet 7:46 AM
  • "Michael Dell's Buyout Drama 2: Icon Vs. Icahn" Seeking Alpha 7:45 AM
  • "Icahn Set To Put A Spoke In The Wheel Of Michael Dell's Dream Buyout" Jewish Business News 7:46 AM
  • "Component suppliers face pressure from Dell to cut costs" TG Daily 7:46 AM
  • "Dell joins Windows 8 desktop/tablet hybrid fray with XPS 18/The portable all-in-one PC features an 18.4-inch touchscreen, weighs as little as 4.85 pounds and starts at $899.99 when it becomes available next month." ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Dell's XPS 18 is the latest 'big tablet' innovation" TabTimes 7:45 AM
  • "Microsoft blames overheating datacenter for 16-hour Outlook outage" The Verge 7:30 AM
  • "Microsoft Blames 16-Hour Email Outage on an Overheating Data Center" Gizmodo 7:19 AM
  • "Failed firmware upgrade caused Microsoft data centre to overheat: A failed upgrade to the firmware on some physical infrastructure in Microsoft's data centre triggered an outage affecting Outlook and Hotmail users" Information Age 7:55 AM
  • "Hotmail, Outages Cloud Microsoft Services' Prospects" eWeek 7:17 AM
  • "The Bing operating system: Microsoft bets on deep search integration to beat Google/'We believe typing in a search box is not going to be the model going forward.'" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "HP study shows rapid rise in mobile vulnerabilities with new technologies like NFC" Press Trust of India 7:48 AM
  • "Intel: The Mobile Business In A (Large) Nutshell" Seeking Alpha 7:10 AM
  • "Intel to Launch Core i 'Haswell' Platform in 'Cautious Volumes' Because of USB 3.0 Issues – Analyst." X-bit labs 7:53 AM
  • "AMD Kickstarts 2013 with Game Partnerships and Bundle Program" IndiaTimes 7:51 AM
  • "Chip inventories slump" TG Daily 7:53 AM
  • "IBM opens lab to bring R&D to CEOsDedicates it to helping business leaders transform the way customers experience their products, services and brands through various technologies" Business Standard 7:57 AM
  • "IBM Wants Your CEO To Embrace The Future — And It Will Do All The Hard Work" ReadWrite 7:54 AM
  • "IBM launches 'customer experience' practice: More than 100 IBM researchers will help clients identify better ways of interacting with customers and employees" Computerworld 7:16 AM
  • "Oracle To Buy 'Director' Cloud OS Developer Nimbula: Oracle beefs up its Public Cloud offering with a 'Cloud OS'" TechWeekEurope 7:56 AM
  • "Oracle pinches Nirvanix's marketing VP" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "Cisco Integrated Router Tackles BYOD Trend: Cisco is offering a new router designed to deal with the mobile challenges from the BYOD trend" TechWeekEurope 7:52 AM
  • "Cisco gets over-excited about IoE" TelecomTV 7:52 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "An Encouraging Sign For Apple's Stock" Forbes 6:19 PM
  • "Doug Kass: 4 Reasons Apple Is Turning Around" [Video Report] CNBC 1:36 PM
  • "The Apple vs. Google trade is being unwound: A popular move being used by hedge-fund traders for what seemed like the entire month of February, and extending into March as well, started to be unwound last week. The trade was to buy Google and short Apple. This trade was popularized by the media once it became public, and the trade worked quite well until about one week ago." MarketWatch 10:57 AM
  • "Apple Wins the Search for Value" TheStreet 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Fires Back at Samsung" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:03 AM
  • "On the day of Samsung's Galaxy S4 event, Apple gets a rare upgrade" Fortune 9:33 AM
  • "Apple Upgraded ... Surprise, Surprise" TheStreet 8:17 AM
  • "BTIG Elevates Apple to 'Buy,' Sees New Revenue Opportunities" FOXBusiness 3:58 PM
  • "Don't Want To Alarm You, But Analysts Think Apple Is Having A Truly Terrible Quarter" Business Insider 8:44 AM
Industry News
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks gain after buoyant U.S. session/Asia stocks gained on Friday as investors took a lead from a positive session on Wall Street to push stocks higher, although most markets looked set to post a loss for the week." MarketWatch 9:26 PM
  • "Stocks March Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 4:25 PM
  • "Dow Books 10-Day Winning Streak as S&P Nears All-Time High" TheStreet 4:26 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Climb on Jobless Data as S&P 500 Nears Record" Bloomberg 4:25 PM
  • "Jobless claims fall again as labor market improves" CNNMoney 8:38 AM
  • "Stock Futures Hold Gains After Jobless Claims" TheStreet 8:38 AM
  • "Buffett Buyback Math Key to Post Stress Test Bank Earnings" TheStreet 1:52 PM
  • "Futures Hold Gains After Strong Claims Data" FOXBusiness 8:38 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia shares mostly higher; BOJ candidates in focus/Stocks in Japan rose Thursday as Haruhiko Kuroda and his team moved one step closer to control at the Bank of Japan, while the dollar touched a five-month high against the South Korean won." MarketWatch 8:36 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe shares hold gains as U.S. claims fall/Generali rallies after results, lifts Italy index/European stocks traded near session highs Thursday as Wall Street appeared set to extend a historical winning streak after first-time claims for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell and wholesale prices rose in line with expectations." MarketWatch 8:37 AM
  • "European Markets Eye Five-Year Highs" FOXBusiness 8:13 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:20 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:20 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:49 PM

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