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Tuesday Highlights: As the US vs. China trade war amps up, CNBC sees Apple as "most at risk" given almost 20% revenue flows from China; Michael Simon thinks "Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale" with new release from Beyonce, Jay-Z; Jonny Evans interviews two leaders at Deloitte on Apple's healthcare records initiative; in Australia, Apple sees US $6.7 million fine for misleading customers—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Tim Cook in Ireland to open Cork expansion; Market Realist takes a look inside Apple's declaration of war on cryptocurrency world; T-Mobile, Sprint put forth case to FCC for merger; Facebook decides autoplay video ads need to be inside your private Messenger chats; rumors of iPhone X Plus surface; PCWorld reviews new TP-Link Deco M9 Plus mesh router setup; iDownload Blog goes hands-on with Animoji in iOS 12.

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  • "Tim Cook: What, me worry? Tim Cook has set the bar high. He will need to jump over that bar with a game-changing or seriously game-on product, or he will have something to worry about."  CNET News 7:20 AM
  • "Which is more valuable to Apple, its market share or its brand?" Fortune 9:53 AM
  • "ITC delays determination in Samsung patent row against Apple" AppleInsider 7:11 AM
  • "Apple Now Has The Option Of Selling iDevices In Iran" App Advice 7:09 AM
  • "Apple hires point to homebrew GPU goal" bit-tech 9:44 AM
  • "GOLDMAN: Here's What We Want Apple To Unveil At Their Big Conference In Two Weeks" Business Insider 8:16 AM
  • "Apple, betrayed by its own law firm: Lawyer-turned-'troll' started planning patent suit six days after iPhone launch." Ars Technica 7:15 PM
  • "Google takes on Apple: and only the phones may know what will happen/The internet search company is setting up its first factory to build a device reportedly so clever that the iPhone may come under serious pressure" The Guardian 9:32 PM
  • "Why Apple Still Needs Tim Cook"  TheStreet 5/31
  • "Dutch court: Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 does not infringe on iPad design/Apple's design right is valid but the protection it offers is very limited due to earlier similar designs, the court said in its dismissal of Apple's appeal"  IDG News Service 5/31
  • "Trade panel delays decision in Apple-Samsung fight: (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad."  Reuters 5/31
  • "Ruling Delayed on Apple-Samsung Patent Case" [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "ITC delays Apple versus Samsung investigation completion by five days" Electronista 5/31
  • "How Important Is ITC Apple-Samsung Ruling?" Bloomberg TV 5/31
  • "Apple Ruling to Get Into Who Can Use Standard Technology" Bloomberg 5/31
  • "A budget iPhone from Apple: The Pegatron contract suggests Apple now sees the need to drop its BMW-style approach and launch a low-cost model"  The Guardian 5/31
  • "Strange bedfellows: Apple and the far right/Tea Party Senators and a conservative newspaper came -- briefly -- to Apple's defense."  Fortune 5/31
  • "Did Apple conspire to fix ebook prices? The DOJ takes Cupertino to court on Monday: In the antitrust case USA v Apple, high-ranking Apple and Amazon executives are expected to testify" The Verge 5/31
  • "Senate appearance by Apple's CEO could spur overhaul of U.S. tax code, Lofgren says" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 5/31
  • "Apple e-book price-fixing trial about to get underway" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "Apple No Ghost in Ireland Where Cork Frets Senate Hearing" Bloomberg 5/31
  • "Ireland Says It Didn't Cut Any Special Tax Deals For Apple" Forbes 5/31
  • "Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan" Reuters 5/31
  • "Weak yen leads Apple, others to ramp up tech prices" ZDNet 5/31
  • "Apple raises prices as Abenomics bites Japanese consumers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "Camino web browser for Mac meets a quiet end" Engadget 7:16 AM
  • "Apple closes OS X 10.8.4 Software Update seed project ahead of WWDC" AppleInsider 5/31
  • "Apple Ends OS X 10.8.4 Beta Testing Program, Suggesting Imminent Release" MacRumors 5/31
  • "Survey: The OS X features you love the most (and those you don't love at all)" Macworld 5/31
  • "Apple's two-factor authentication leaves holes for hackers" NBC News 5/31
  • "Apple's two-factor security isn't as good as Microsoft or Google's, say experts" The Register 5/31
  • "Camino browser for OS X reaches end of life" MacFixIt 5/31
  • "Farewell, Camino: Development on Mac browser officially halted/Trailblazing Mac Web browser no longer really needed in today's Webkit world." Ars Technica 5/31
  • "RIP: Camino Browser For Mac Is Dead" Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "Chromed out: Camino browser for Mac OS X shelved after more than a decade" The Next Web 5/31
  • "Mozilla coder: Chrome violates Google's own Blink principles" CNET News 5/31
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/Readers ask about attaching multiple drives to a Time Capsule, managing photos in both iPhoto and the Finder, and dealing with black MacBook screens." CNET Reviews 5/31
  • "Four Tricks To Master The Dock On Your OS X Mac [Feature] Cult of Mac 11:24 AM
  • "How to view mini calendars in the Calendars app for Mac" iMore 2:24 PM
  • "Mac Gems: Swing for makes it easy to share files" Macworld 9:22 AM
  • "Airmail for Mac review: Sparrow lamenters rejoice, an even better solution is here!" iMore 5/31
  • "How to update apps in iTunes 11: With iTunes 11.0.3 Apple changes the way app updates are handled. CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to update apps using the new software." CNET 5/31
  • "Best Mac for graphic design: Which Mac should you buy as a graphic designer?" Macworld UK 5/31
  • "How to Turn Your Mac Into an Alarm Clock" Mactuts+ 5/31
  • "The Complete Guide to Mac OS X Screenshots" TekRevue 5/31
  • "How to Automatically Eject Drives at Boot in Mac OS X with Automator" TekRevue 5/31
  • "MacMost Now 872: Using Your MacBook As a Scanner" MacMost 5/31
  • "Answers to your questions about iTunes and videos" Macworld 5/31
  • "Hide The Dock Icon Of Any Running App With Dock Dodger [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "Tip of the Week: Make a Mac Screen Recording" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/31
  • "Move Dropbox sub-folders to other disks or volumes" Mac OS X Hints 5/31
  • "The 4 Best Non-Apple, Non-Microsoft, Non-Adobe Graphic Design Tools For The Mac" NoodleMac 5/31
  • "The Top 8 Free Utilities Every Mac User Needs" Mac 360 5/31
  • "Free: 3 Mac Utilities And 3 iPhone Tools You Don't Have But Want To Use" BohemianBoomer 5/31
  • "The Top 3 Free Mac Photograph Enhancement Apps That Every Photographer Must Have" McSolo 5/31
  • "Going native: Why a veteran web developer finally turned to OS-native apps" GigaOM 4:57 PM
  • "What to expect from WWDC 2013/Summary: 'New iPhones! New iPads! New Macs! Oh my!' Perhaps it's time to check the unrealistic expectations at the door and remember what the 'D' in WWDC stands for: Developer. WWDC 2013 is going to be about APIs and iCloud services, not iPhones and iPads." ZDNet 7:30 AM
  • "Cassandra -Countdown to WWDC: What Little We Know So Far" eXtensions 5/31
Press Releases
  • "Expeditions: Conquistador is out now on Steam for Mac, Windows, Linux systems" AppleDailyReport 7:10 AM
  • "Tower Wars Wants You To Play Steampunk Style Defense And Offense For Less Than Five Bucks On Your Mac" Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "TouchIT Technologies, Inc Adds Multi-Touch Gesture Support for Apple Mac in Its New Range of 4 Point Touch Interactive LEDs" Business Wire 5/31
  • "ReadKit App for Mac OS X is Updated With RSS Support" iClarified 5/31
  • "ReadKit Updated With RSS Support, Smart Folders And Other Features" App Advice 5/31
  • "Aperture and iPhoto add Raw file support for 13 more cameras" 9 to 5 Mac 5/31
  • "Remotix for Mac 2.0 with RDP integration is released" prMac 5/31
  • "SintraWorks Releases PDF Nomad 2 for Mac OS X. Now with Scanning and OCR" prMac 5/31
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "AppleCare Training To Move Online, Recertification Exams To Be Dropped" App Advice 7:06 AM
  • "As medicine goes digital, Apple's iPad is top choice among doctors"  AppleInsider 5/31
  • "Study: iPad the overwhelming preferred tablet among doctors" Electronista 5/31
  • "Apple Slaps Down App Dev For Suggesting No One Cares About iOS" Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "Apple Chastises TransMedia CEO At Odds With Cupertino's Ideology" App Advice 5/31
  • "Top iOS apps earn 4.6x more than Android, but Google Play is gaining ground" AppleInsider 5/31
  • "Android IS 'fragmented' and costly, says BBC as it denies Apple bias" Computerworld 5/31
  • "Apple Still Dominates Tablet And App Store Usage But Android Is Gaining Ground" Forbes 5/31
  • "Platforms, Market Share, Profits, and the Future" Tech.pinions 5/31
  • "Android dominates Chinese market as it reaches 50% benchmark in OS installations: Kantar Worldpanel" ["Symbian and iOS trail behind Android with 23 percent and 19.9 percent market share, respectively."] The Next Web 5/31
  • "Apple Saw Over One-Third Of Mobile Ad Requests In Q1, Adfonic Says, But Samsung Surges In Engagement" TechCrunch 5/31
  • "New pricing tactics is working: iPhone sales in India surge 400 percent" iDownload Blog 5/31
  • "iPad has grown three times faster than iPhone" iDownload Blog 5/31
  • "Want a free iPhone 5? Try Best Buy's limited trade-in program: Users who trade in a working iPhone 4S or 4 on Saturday will receive a $150 credit for a new iPhone." CNET News 5/31
  • "Samsung's Galaxy S4 gives users an options overload over Apple's iPhone 5" New York Daily News 5/31
  • "First Video Of Apple's New iPod touch Hits The Web" App Advice 5/31
  • "Apple may now sell the iPhone in Iran" TUAW 5/31
  • "Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Entire Photo Staff, Will Give Reporters iPhoneography Training" Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "Chicago Sun-Times Fires Entire Photography Staff in Favor of iPhone Media" Mac|Life 5/31
  • "Nuance a 'fundamental provider' to Siri" TUAW 5/31
Non-Apple News
  • "PC makers' revolt against Windows continues as Acer preps all-in-one Android desktop" AppleInsider 4:54 PM
  • "Unhappy with its tax bill, Yahoo's CFO hints at rethinking terms of Alibaba deal" Quartz 9:36 AM
  • "'Minority Report' in waiting: Wearable tech on the cusp of going mainstream? If past is prologue, wearable computers will soon be the dominant technology we all use. Even if the hype's getting ahead of the reality, a nascent market is notching measurable progress." CNET News 7:35 AM
  • "Kim Dotcom wins his biggest victory yet, gets access to data seized in police raid" BGR 5/31
  • "'Back to U.S.' trend? Google to build smartphones in Texas" Seattle Times 5/31
  • "US lifts ban on mobile phones and software for Iran" BBC 5/31
  • "Interview: Get the Scoop on Shovel Knight" Mac|Life 5/31
  • "Origin Stories: Reflow" TUAW 5/31
  • "Coming June 1: Gene Steinberg meets Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, and Laptop magazine's Daniel Berg, this week on the Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5/31
  • "US iPhone Sales 'Resilient' Following Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch" App Advice 9:22 AM
  • "Mac Pro Retail Supplies Drying Up Ahead of WWDC" MacTrast 5/31
  • "Mac Pro Supplies Tightening as WWDC Approaches" MacRumors 5/31
  • "Mac Pro inventory drying up pre-WWDC? What does it mean?" iMore 5/31
  • "Apple Updates Service Tech Training and Certification Program" MacRumors 5/31
  • "Alleged iPad 5 front panel surfaces online with iPad-mini like design (Update: False)" 9 to 5 Mac 5/31
  • "Purported iPad 5 Front Panel Leaks With New Design" Cult of Mac 5/31
  • "iPod touch sales reach 100 million: Apple has announced the sale of more than 100 million iPod touch devices since the device launched in 2007, accounting for two in seven of all the iPods ever sold." Telegraph 5/31
  • "Panel for next-gen iPad purportedly leaks, shows iPad mini design influence" BGR 5/31
  • "Apple to Give Pegatron a Slice of Its China Pie" MacNewsWorld 5/31
  • "Apple working on systems to adjust the shape of a computer housing" AppleDailyReport 5/31
  • "How to find your AppleCare registration number" Apple Support 7:06 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Synesthetic For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "TapDot For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Mind Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Best Buy Offering Free Trade-In for iPhone 5 (Update 1)" TheStreet 5:40 PM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $100 To $425 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:00 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... From $75 To $400 -Best Selling -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:51 AM
  • "Anthill For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 5/31
  • "Foldify For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 5/31
  • "Atlantis Breaker HD For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 5/31
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/31
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 5/31
  • "iPad Prices -Apple Refurbished 4th Generation iPads Up to $140 Off -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 5/31
  • "MacBook Air Prices -$650 To $1,599 -Best Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 5/31

  • "Teardown of Apple's new 16GB iPod touch finds few changes from other 5th-gen models" AppleInsider 4:54 PM
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Age and mileage" Macworld 9:27 AM
  • "Logitech K811 Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard review" TrustedReviews 7:29 AM
  • "iPod Touch 5th Generation 16 GB Teardown" iFixit 5/31
  • "bēm's Wireless Outlet Mono Speaker Is Bluetooth Compatible" The Mac Observer 5/31
  • "Top waterproof iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S cases" CNET Reviews 5/31
  • "Tru-Fit HD Anti-Glare Film Set iPhone 5 screen protector review" AppleTell 5/31
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Maps Pro - Google Maps Edition for iPad is a mixed bag" TUAW 5:38 PM
  • "A Closer Look At Some Awesome Pixuru Prints, Plus A Special Discount Offer" App Advice 4:40 PM
  • "Triage: Email First Aid App For iPhone Will Help You Keep Abreast Of Your Inbox" Redmond Pie 3:48 PM
  • "Maps Pro - Google Maps Edition for iPad is a mixed bag" TUAW 7:48 AM
  • "Analog Camera for iOS review: Quick photo sharing, but limited" CNET Reviews 5/31
  • "Listacular for Dropbox Review" Mac|Life 5/31
  • "Apps to Keep Every Type of Family Organized" Techland 5/31
  • "Finding Inner Peace, iPhone in Hand" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/31
  • "Free On Friday: 6 Free Apps For Your iPhone From My Personal Stash" TeraTalks 5/31
  • "The Top 5 Craziest, Funnest, And Free Apps You Don't Have On Your iPhone (that are not games)" Mac 360 5/31
  • "Free for iPhone -Hang With Anyone Virtually With 'Hang W/" The Mac Observer 5/31
  • "Daily iPad App: Bam Fu is frenzied fun for multiple players on one device" TUAW 5/31
  • "OneTrack Review: A simple, inexpensive tool for musicians and bands needing backing tracks for live performance." 148Apps 5/31
  • "Viewmatic Review: Bring back an older style of photography via this easy to use photo filtering app." 148Apps 5/31
  • "Stickman Tennis Review: Keeping it simple, Stickman Tennis is a fun, arcadey sports game." 148Apps 5/31
  • "Dead Crossing Review: Dead Crossing speeds towards the zombie apocalypse but it's ultimately a ride to nowhere." 148Apps 5/31
  • "Dragon Swarm Review: Dragon Swarm is a streamlined real-time strategy game that plays much better than it looks." 148Apps 5/31
  • "Rodger Dodger Review: With a strong anti-bullying message, Rodger Dodger's heart is in the right place, but that doesn't make it a great game." 148Apps 5/31
  • "How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your iPhone" LAPTOP Magazine 7:30 AM
  • "10 Simple Ways To Stretch Your iPhone's Battery Life" Business Insider 10:30 AM
  • "Tim Cook's brilliance lies in what he doesn't say about Apple" Stabley Times 3:42 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Escalation strategies" Macworld 12:48 PM
  • "Budget Apple iPhone means demise of 'iPhone 6? and 'iPhone 5S' names" Stabley Times 7:02 AM
  • "Who needs a Mac Pro when they can get an iMac?"  iMore 5/31
  • "Reality Absorption Field: iPod's trail of tears, part 2" TUAW 5/31
  • "iPhone Iterations and Their Analogous Relationship to Led Zeppelin Albums" DougitDesign 5/31
  • "Five Apple hardware products that time forgot" [Slideshow] Macworld 5/31
  • "The New Challenge for Apple's Tim Cook: Miracles of Insight" The Mac Observer 5/31
  • "Apple will sell a 'shedload' of iWatches: Apple is set to make 'a boatload' of money from the as yet unannounced iWatch" Macworld UK 5/31
  • "The iPad is a PC! At least according to Microsoft..." Digital Trends 5/31
  • "Microsoft: iPads Are PCs/Microsoft said mobile devices are used just like PCs"  DailyTech 5/31
  • "Pod2g: Apple Should Open Up iOS With Alternate Firmware That Runs Unsigned Apps" iClarified 5/31
  • "What Should we Expect from Apple's Upcoming WWDC" PadGadget 5/31
  • "Steve Wozniak Says Human-Like Computers Could Give Every Child A Personal Tutor" Business Insider 5/31
  • "Why Apple needs a budget iPhone: And why arguments saying otherwise don't make sense"  The Inquirer 5/31
  • "Apple, allow me to apply a rental movie price to the purchase of the film on iTunes" AppleDailyReport 5/31
  • "Apple Should Think Differently About Wall Street"  ReadWrite 5/31
  • "The App Store Continues To Dominate Google Play Where It Counts" App Advice 5/31
  • "The iOS 7 Crystal Ball Report- Part 5" iSource 5/31
  • "Apple Owns The Mobile Living Room, Or, 5 Reasons Why Microsoft's Xbox One Will Fail" Mac 360 5/31
  • "Rethinking Wearable Technology: 5 Reasons You Won't Buy An iWatch Or iGlasses From Apple" PixoBebo 5/31
  • "New camera-less $229 iPod touch 5 aims for vertical markets, not kids" Stabley Times 5/31
  • "The Banality of 'Don't Be Evil'" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:26 PM
  • "Cassandra -Chicago Sun-Times Believes Reporters with iPhones will Provide Sufficient Coverage: All Photographers Sacked" eXtensions 11:31 AM
  • "First, they gave us targeted ads. Now, data scientists think they can change the world" GigaOM 11:24 AM
  • "In Blue: Bing Integration is the Marquee New Feature/Forget the Start button and boot to desktop sideshows in Blue: This is the big stuff" Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows 10:28 AM
  • "Irish Government's foolish tax letter to US senators" Finfacts 10:29 AM
  • "Google and EFF have credibility deficit in 'interoperability' context, try to redefine the term" Foss Patents 9:32 AM
  • "The PlayStation 4 Is 'First and Foremost a Video Game Console.' So?" Techland 7:45 AM
  • "The social network wars are over. The winner: email! Rampant innovation in email has transformed it into the best social network on the Internet." Computerworld 7:14 AM
  • "It's Too Early To Judge Microsoft Xbox One And Sony PlayStation 4" Forbes 5/31
  • "The Chromebook Pixel Review" AnandTech 5/31
  • "3 best features of the new Gmail: Changes are coming to Google's popular email service—and they're good." Fortune 5/31
  • "Another reason to hate Gmail's new tabs -- unavoidable adverts in your inbox" BetaNews 5/31
  • "Lesser-known houses of Game of Thrones." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 5/31
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Pinterest Photo Collage Creation Finally Gets Pinned To Bazaart For iPhone" App Advice 4:21 PM
  • "Fingerlab's Musyc App Puts The Power To Make Music Right At Your Fingertips" App Advice 7:27 AM
  • "Play The Classic Konami Run-And-Gun Game On Your iDevice With Contra: Evolution" App Advice 7:09 AM
  • "Weekend Poll: What would you have asked Tim Cook at All Things Digital?" TUAW 5/31
  • "Will you be switching to Google Music All Access? [Poll] iMore 5/31
  • "Stilly Is A One-Button GIF Maker For iPhone That's Even Easier Than Vine" TechCrunch 5/31
  • "Pod2g: Apple could open up iOS by releasing alternate firmware for developers" iDownload Blog 5/31
  • "Watch Full 'On-Demand' Nickelodeon Episodes On iPhone (From Today) - Apple and Mobile-Related Reporting" RazorianFly 5/31
  • "Go All Access with gMusic for Google Play Music, now supporting Google's streaming service" iMore 5/31
  • "Big Action Mega Fight game brings gesture-based retro action to iOS" iMore 5/31
  • "Pioneer Adds iPad Controls to Mobile DJ System" PadGadget 5/31
  • "Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov launches iOS game Marbly" CNET News 5/31
  • "Florida Association of Broadcasters and Florida Division of Emergency Management to Test Mobile TV During 2013 Hurricane Season" Business Wire 5/31
  • "iPad Games: Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic" FairerPlatform 5/31
  • "Just Mobile Ltd., the leading brand of Apple accessories, today announced the global launch of the Just Mobile AluPocket™ and AluDisc™. 'The AluPocket™ is the high-design wall mount for your iPhone.' said Erich Huang, Co-founder of Just Mobile. 'And the AluDisc™ is the 360-degree pedestal for iMac.'"  5/31
  • "Paranoia and suspicion at all new levels as Neptune's Pride 2 launches into open beta." Iron Helmet Games 5/31
  • "Tennis Court Booking 1.0 released for iOS - Manage Court Bookings" prMac 5/31
  • "The latest way for MBA students to build their network" prMac 5/31
  • "Tamil Dictionary 8.0 Released for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 5/31
  • "Private Notes 1.0 Free for iOS-Note Pad Hides Secret, Secure Photo Album" prMac 5/31
  • "KidsMeasure for iPad Measures and Rewards Child Growth" prMac 5/31
  • "Jumsoft Presents Its First App for Keynote for iOS" prMac 5/31
  • "InJoyee Releases Free Racing Game - Arena Titans for iOS" prMac 5/31
  • "iCrypter 1.0 for iOS - Impregnable Encryption/Decryption, Military Style" prMac 5/31
  • "GazziliMath on iOS Fuses Learning and Fun With Early Math Concepts" prMac 5/31
  • "Fun New Cooking Game For Girls For iPhone or iPad" prMac 5/31
Computer Industry
  • "'Great Expectations': When founders return/Investors should not expect any instant miracles, especially when the US, UK economies remain weak and visa issues continue to prick the sector" Livemint 7:39 AM
  • "Dell urges shareholders to approve buyout offer: Dell Inc called on shareholders on Friday to approve a $24.4 billion buyout offer by founder and CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake, saying the bid was superior to other strategic options." Reuters 7:39 AM
  • "Razer's outspoken CEO slams HP and Dell, says he 'loves Apple': Min-Liang Tan builds a MacBook for Windows gamers" The Verge 3:43 PM
  • "Windows 8.1 Full Features List" Softpedia 7:46 AM
  • "Windows 8 vies with Vista, but Windows 7 gains: Oops, Windows 7 gains in May, though Windows 8 makes headway against Vista." CNET News 9:43 PM
  • "Windows 8 climbs to 4.27% market share as of May 2013, up by 0.45%" WinBeta 7:44 AM
  • "The Stars Are Lining Up for Intel/Intel's stock price could double in five years as the chip maker gobbles up market share in tablets and smartphones, and as PCs revive. In the meantime, there's that fat dividend yield." Barron's 7:46 AM
  • "Haswell is here: we detail Intel's first 4th-generation Core CPUs/Quad-core chips for laptops and desktops are first, with dual-cores to follow." Ars Technica 9:23 AM
  • "Intel launches Haswell processors: here's what you need to know" The Verge 9:27 AM
  • "Intel prices, specs out first 'Haswell' mobile, desktop processors" Electronista 7:18 PM
  • "Intel Core i7-4770K Review: Haswell Has Landed" HotHardware 11:30 AM
  • "Haswell review: Intel's Core i7-4770K takes over the pole position" ExtremeTech 11:23 AM
  • "Intel's next-gen quad-core processors tested: Fourth-gen Core i-series 'Haswell' CPUs promise big leaps in performance and battery life." CNET Reviews 9:27 AM
  • "Intel Might Sell CPU Subscriptions For Servers Soon" Seeking Alpha 7:03 AM
  • "Intel looks beyond Windows, will reportedly supply chips for Samsung Android tablets" BGR 7:12 AM
  • "Intel bolsters mobile arm with GPS buy" bit-tech 7:42 AM
  • "Intel and Corsair host first official Haswell overclocking contest" bit-tech 7:42 AM
  • "Intel Reportedly Supplying Clover Trail+ Chips for Galaxy Tab 3 10.1" Mobile Bloom News 7:44 AM
  • "Celeron and Pentium CPUs Based on Atom Architecture Inbound" Softpedia 7:42 AM
  • "Android alters all: Now the PC? The new PC may be a laptop running Android. Far-fetched? Not if HP is doing it." CNET News 5:56 PM
  • "EFF's amicus briefs in Oracle v. Google suggest non-copyrightability is only path to interoperability" Foss Patents 5:52 PM
  • "App developers denounce Oracle's 'shameful' appeal case against Google" Ars Technica 9:32 PM
  • "Dell Begins Campaign to Support Leveraged Buyout" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/31
  • "Southeastern Asset Management Mails Open Letter to Dell Stockholders" Sacramento Bee 5/31
  • "Why Dell Has a Subtle, Secret Strategic Advantage" Computerworld 5/31
  • "Take Silver Lake's money and run, Dell advises shareholders" IDG News Service 5/31
  • "Dell Proceeds With Buyout Effort" [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "Dell urges shareholders to vote for CEO's offer" Reuters 5/31
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  • "Dell Backs $13.65 a Share Silver Lake Offer, Forcing Icahn's Hostility" TheStreet 5/31
  • "New Dell Proxy Increases Campaign To Stop Billionaire Icahn" Forbes 5/31
  • "Dell board recommends Silver Lake offer" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "Dell's server sales rise while HP and IBM falter" The Inquirer 5/31
  • "Dell Sets Date for Shareholder Vote on CEO's Leveraged Buyout" Bloomberg 5/31
  • "Dell goes evergreen" ZDNet 5/31
  • "IBM's new radio chips could help unclog wireless data networks" VentureBeat 5/31
  • "Light Friday: IBM's Watson is Getting Smarter" ThomasNet News 5/31
  • "IBM inundated with Watson pitches as it prepares to offer service to developers" V3 5/31
  • "The IBM Way On Analytics/IBM analytic services size up HR data from multiple sources to predict employee satisfaction and retention. Warning: Consulting is required." InformationWeek 5/31
  • "Hewlett-Packard In The Middle Of The Consumer PC Industry's Recovery Bubble" Seeking Alpha 5/31
  • "Hewlett-Packard's CEO Presents at Sanford Bernstein's Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript)" Seeking Alpha 5/31
  • "Microsoft's Office 365 Home Premium races past one million users" TechRadar UK 5/31
  • "Microsoft hits a new low, compares Samsung Galaxy S4 to Nokia Lumia 521" BetaNews 5/31
  • "Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One" [Slideshow] Forbes 5/31
  • "Microsoft invests $1 billion in development Xbox One games" Hardware.Info 5/31
  • "Microsoft defends the design of the Xbox One" The Inquirer 5/31
  • "Microsoft explains why it made the Xbox One black" T3 5/31
  • "Why Xbox One looks bland: You're not meant to notice it" GeekWire 5/31
  • "Xbox One should accelerate development of learning robots" TechHive 5/31
  • "It's Too Early To Judge Microsoft Xbox One And Sony PlayStation 4" Forbes 5/31
  • "Avalanche boss defends Xbox One reveal" Gamespot 5/31
  • "Oracle reveals plans for Java security improvements" Techworld 5/31
  • "Computer scientists oppose Oracle's bid to copyright Java APIs" IDG News Service 5/31
  • "Acer $400 'PC' will run Android, pack Intel's Haswell chip" CNET News 5/31
  • "Intel's Haswell Dramatically Strengthens The '2 In 1' Device Argument" Forbes 5/31
  • "Intel Scores A Huge Win, Will Build Chips For A High-End Samsung Tablet" Business Insider 5/31
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to deploy Intel CPU, according to report" Computing 5/31
  • "Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 to feature Intel Clover Trail+ chip" The Inquirer 5/31
  • "Intel shifting Celeron, Pentium chips to Atom architecture" IDG News Service 5/31
  • "Intel And Advanced Micro Devices: The 1-2 Punch To Knock Out Nvidia" Seeking Alpha 5/31
  • "Xbox One Deal Worth More Than $3 Billion For Amd" BGR 5/31
  • "What's Triggering Factor Behind the Gains of Advanced Micro Devices Inc" SBWire 5/31
  • "AMD's Richland is hiding a big secret" SemiAccurate 5/31
  • "AMD updates roadmap, looks stylish" Fudzilla 5/31
  • "Oracle outlines steps to improve Java home, enterprise security" ZDNet 5/31
  • "Cisco CEO predicts cost for data on smartphones will drastically decrease" Examiner 5/31
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Apple News
  • "Apple Stock Now Has a Sell Rank: Time to Throw in the Towel?" Zacks 5/31
  • "Two Signs That Apple Is Bottoming" Forbes 5/31
  • "How iWatch Incremental Earnings Could Return Apple To The $700 Stock Price" Forbes 5/31
  • "Apple Is a Gift You Won't Want To Re-Gift" TheStreet 5/31
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Losses wash over tech stocks at the close/Big name leaders retreat as the sector turns into the red late" MarketWatch 5/31
  • "Stocks end strong May with sell-off" CNNMoney 5/31
  • "Stocks Plummet on Fed Tapering Fears" TheStreet 5/31
  • "Late Stock Drop Belies Strong May: Dow Industrials Slide in Final Minutes of Trade, but Blue Chips Notch Sixth Straight Month of Gains" [Paid Membership Required] 5/31
  • "Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei ends up, but snaps 9-month rally" MarketWatch 5/31
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks drop for second week, off 0.8%" MarketWatch 5/31
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5/31
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