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  • "Apple stock drops to $400 amid reports of employee defections"  Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:00 PM
  • "Apple Falls Below $400 Amid IPhone Slump, Worker Exits" Bloomberg 3:08 PM
  • "Is Apple Facing A Designer And Developer Revolt Over iOS 7?"  Forbes 7:44 AM
  • "Gartner: Apple will ship nearly 300 million devices in 2013/Android is tops in mobile phones, Windows in PCs. Only Apple has a pony in both races."  Fortune 8:24 AM
  • "Gartner Says Worldwide PC, Tablet and Mobile Phone Shipments to Grow 5.9 Percent in 2013 as Anytime-Anywhere-Computing Drives Buyer Behavior" Gartner 9:13 AM
  • "Gartner: tablet shipments to jump 68% in 2013 amid PC slump" iDownload Blog 9:13 AM
  • "Apple ties CEO's stock rewards to Wall Street: Tim Cook could forfeit $2.9M in shares this year, $135M over the next nine if Apple's stock performance slumps" Computerworld 7:56 AM
  • "Apple has delicate iPhone inventory dance ahead: Apple has a few tricky supply chain items to navigate. First, most smartphone buyers know a new iPhone is coming and won't buy an iPhone 5. Apple needs to generate sales of the iPhone 5 and keep inventory levels in check." ZDNet 8:57 AM
  • "TSMC reaches deal with Apple to supply 20nm, 16nm and 10nm chips, sources claim"  DigiTimes 7:41 AM
  • "Report: Apple, TSMC sign three-year chip deal" Electronista 7:46 AM
  • "Apple TSMC Processors: Apple Dumps Samsung, Looks to TSMC for Chips" BGR 8:35 AM
  • "Apple Win in Mirror Worlds Case Left Intact by High Court" Bloomberg 9:13 AM
  • "Apple's patent win over Mirror Worlds stays intact" CNET News 11:23 AM
  • "Apple releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2, here's what's new" 9 to 5 Mac 8:17 PM
  • "Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2, Xcode 5 (Developer Preview 2) – [Update: Install Notes] - Apple and Mobile-Related Reporting" RazorianFly 8:25 PM
  • "Apple seeds second OS X Mavericks Developer Preview" AppleInsider 8:25 PM
  • "OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2 Is Now Live In The Mac App Store" Cult of Mac 9:26 PM
  • "OS X is holding back the 2013 MacBook Air's 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds: Networking issues slow down file transfers relative to Windows on the same hardware." Ars Technica 4:03 PM
  • "Bug in Apple Java update – now fixed, but check you have the correct version" 9 to 5 Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Running Parallels on OS X Mavericks DP and New MacBook Air" MacWindows 8:45 AM
  • "Tip: Workaround for installing Windows 7 on new MacBook Air" MacWindows 8:45 AM
  • "Bug in Apple Java Update Fixed - Here's How to Check Your Version" MacTrast 8:43 AM
  • "LibreOffice 4.0.4 for Mac" V3 8:19 PM
  • "iWork for iCloud preview: Collaboration is the missing ingredient" Macworld UK 8:32 AM
  • "Reason 7 review: Bring the power of a mixing desk to your Mac" Macworld UK 8:32 AM
  • "cf/x convert review: Simplify the batch processing of image file formats" Macworld UK 8:32 AM
  • "Ulysses III Review" Mac|Life 10:43 AM
  • "Automator workflow of the month: Powerful PDF tricks" Macworld 8:33 AM
  • "Watch and rip Blu-ray movies on your Mac" Macworld 8:33 AM
  • "How to Fix Slow and Non-Loading Webpages in Safari" Mactuts+ 8:39 AM
  • "How to block auto-play videos" Macworld 8:34 AM
  • "First look at the new AOL Reader beta, a surprisingly pleasing way to get your RSS fix" iMore 8:35 AM
  • "HTML5 Compatibility: Mac Browsers Compared" FairerPlatform 7:34 AM
  • "Get Social Networks In The Safari Shared Links Sidebar With Mavericks [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 10:17 AM
  • "Prevent a Mac from sleeping from the command line" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "Until iCloud Keychain Arrives In OS X Mavericks, There's Another Way To Store And Sync: oneSafe" Mac 360 7:34 AM
  • "How To Add A Digital Darkroom To Your Mac And Turn Photos Into Artistic Masterpieces" McSolo 7:30 AM
  • "For Microsoft Word Users Only: A Big Bunch Of Royalty Free Word Templates" NoodleMac 7:34 AM
  • "45 Royalty Free Fonts For Your Mac (because you can never have too many fonts)" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "4 Reasons To Use The Affordable Letterpress Typographic Tool On Your Graphic Designs" Mac 360 7:34 AM
  • "The Coolest Caricature App On The Mac Is Plain Old Fun" TeraTalks 7:30 AM
  • "OS X Mavericks Will Boost Graphics Performance On Even Older Macs" Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "What iOS 7 Should Borrow From iTunes 11: Colorful Album Views!" Cult of Mac 8:01 AM
Press Releases
  • "Check out our Best Mac games: Top 5 First Person Shooters video" Mac Gamer HQ 2:04 PM
  • "TopXNotes MacZOT 3 Day Sale - Starts Today" prMac 10:14 AM
  • "iFunia Introduces Photo Slideshow Just in Time for Summer Vacation" prMac 7:41 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Microsoft to bring Xbox and PC games to Apple, Android phones: report" Reuters 3:08 PM
  • "iOS and Android to get Xbox and Microsoft PC games? Word on the street is that iPhones and Android devices may soon get a host of Xbox games: starting with 'Age of the Empires.'" CNET News 6:31 PM
  • "May Tablet Update: iPad Usage Share Hits 5-Month High" Chitika 11:24 AM
  • "Chart of the day: Apple's iPad and the 13 dwarfs/The iPad's share of tablet Web traffic edged up in May. The others are going nowhere." Fortune 11:24 AM
  • "iPad web browsing share hits 5-month high: a massive 82.4%" VentureBeat 12:57 PM
  • "Apple iPad Users Generated 82.4% of Internet Traffic in May" The Mac Observer 3:06 PM
  • "Apple notifies parents of in-app purchase settlement details: E-mail lets parents know how they can claim compensation for unauthorized use of in-app purchase in games and apps sold through the App Store." CNET News 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Provides Details on In-App Purchase Settlement Collection" PC Magazine 11:57 AM
  • "Apple to pay parents whose kids made unauthorized in-app purchases" Ars Technica 11:23 AM
  • "Apple provides details for kids' games settlement" Gamasutra 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Instructs Users On How To Reimburse IAPs Under Class Action Settlement" AppAdvice 8:15 AM
  • "Apple In-App Purchase Settlement Claims Website Launched" The Mac Observer 6:27 PM
  • "$5 credits available in iTunes for unauthorized in-app purchases" Insanely Great Mac 8:15 AM
  • "Rotten Apple? iPhone 5 is TWICE as slow as Android rivals, claims watchdog" Daily Mail (UK) 7:36 AM
  • "Which? claims iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone': A test of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of first place's Samsung Galaxy S4." Telegraph 10:42 AM
  • "Parents who sued Apple over in-app purchases can now claim compensation" Engadget 7:44 AM
  • "AT&T Offers 50% Discount on iPhone 5, HTC One and More" Mashable 7:39 AM
  • "New Apple Store at QuakerBridge Mall near Princeton, NJ opening soon" 9 to 5 Mac 8:33 AM
  • "Apple's iPad now in use in all American Airlines cockpits" AppleInsider 11:24 AM
  • "Apple iPads Now Gracing the Cockpit of Every American Airlines Aircraft" DailyTech 11:50 AM
  • "Apple highlights lack of fragmention on iOS" T3 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Store hit with partial outages, but all is well again: The online stores in the U.K., U.S., and Germany were missing images and design elements for a while, but have now returned to normal." CNET News 8:23 AM
  • "Apple co-founder doesn't hate Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs': But Steve Wozniak is still bitter that Steve Jobs was 'trying to kill' the Apple II." Fortune 7:38 AM
  • "Woz: I Don't Hate The Jobs Movie, But Steve Wasn't The Saint You Think He Was" Cult of Mac 10:16 AM
  • "Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Hopes The Upcoming Steve Jobs Movie Doesn't Portray Jobs As A Saint" Business Insider 10:42 AM
  • "Steve Jobs movie trailer released" T3 7:56 AM
  • "Apple I to hit Christie's auction block starting at $300,000" Engadget 7:42 AM
  • "Thanks To iOS 7's Game Pad Support, Flipside Controller Case Gets A Second Shot" TechCrunch 9:13 AM
  • "NeverWet: What Kind of Strange, Sick and Wonderful Water-Repelling Voodoo Is This?!" [Video: iPhone demo at 3:21] Techland 8:31 AM
  • "Hey iPhone users, Nokia thinks you're a bunch of photo-crazed zombies" Memeburn 9:15 AM
  • "Nokia Scares iPhone Users into Choosing the Lumia" Advertising Age 5:53 PM
  • "Flipside controller tries again, thanks to iOS 7" TUAW 1:16 PM
  • "Apple Called to Help on Pistorius Case" ["Police have reportedly been forced to seek help from Apple in America to try to gain access to an iPhone 5 found on the floor of the bathroom in which the model was shot dead by Pistorius."] SA Breaking News 7:46 AM
  • "Apple technicians 'unlock crucial data on Oscar Pistorius's iPhone'" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "PS 4 is FreeBSD inside: Devil's in the bootloader" The Register 8:25 PM
  • "Part 2 Tablets: Samsung Flex-Display's to Change Interface Rules" Patent Bolt 4:03 PM
  • "Part 1: Samsung Flex-Display's to Change Interface Rules" Patent Bolt 12:56 PM
  • "Samsung Launches Three Galaxy Tab 3 Tablets in iPad Assault" LAPTOP Magazine 8:45 AM
  • "AltWWDC – The Organizers of AltWWDC Discuss The Event's Characteristics and Success" MacVoices 3:06 PM
  • "AltWWDC – The Organizers of AltWWDC Discuss The Event's Characteristics and Success" MacVoices 3:06 PM
  • "Microsoft brings Office to iOS and we can't understand why. Plus Apple added more stuff to Apple TV. Now, how do you manage all of those apps." The MT Show 7:31 AM
  • "Apple's Prototype iPhone 5S Based on New A7 Chip" MacRumors 11:23 AM
  • "iPhone 5S photos show A7, camera flash/mic changes" iLounge 11:23 AM
  • "Additional iPhone 5S spyshots suggest all-new A7 chip" iDownload Blog 11:23 AM
  • "iPhone 5S Chip? Looks Like the A7" Tapscape 3:07 PM
  • "3rd-party Lightning cable providers bypass iOS7 check in new MFI Cat and Mouse game" 9 to 5 Mac 7:28 AM
  • "iOS 7's Lightning Chip Detection Has Already Been Cracked" Cult of Mac 8:02 AM
  • "iOS 7 Beta 2 Download now available for iPhone" BGR 12:22 PM
  • "iOS 7 beta 2 walkthrough [photo gallery] BGR 1:16 PM
  • "Apple seeds iOS 7 beta 2 to developers: Voice Memos, new Siri voices, Reminders, more" 9 to 5 Mac 1:15 PM
  • "iOS 7 beta 2 includes iPad and iPad mini support" 9 to 5 Mac 1:15 PM
  • "iOS 7 beta 2 arrives with bug fixes, iPad version: New version of the software for developers fixes bugs, and adds support for the iPad: something that wasn't in the initial release." CNET News 1:17 PM
  • "Video demo and comparison of Siri's new, more realistic voices in iOS 7" 9 to 5 Mac 3:40 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 7 Beta For iPad And iPad Mini With New Update, Brings Voice Memos Back" TechCrunch 1:58 PM
  • "Apple releases updated iOS 7 beta, introduces iPad support" GigaOM 1:58 PM
  • "What Does Apple's iOS 7 Look Like On The iPad? We'll Show You" AppAdvice 3:11 PM
  • "Apple's Messages App Gets Group Messaging Avatars In iOS 7 Beta 2" AppAdvice 1:59 PM
  • "iOS 7 beta 2 download: iPad compatibility, battery fix, iPhone calls" Stabley Times 12:57 PM
  • "Siri gets new male and female voices in iOS 7 beta 2" iDownload Blog 1:58 PM
  • "Do the Math: iOS 6 is the World's Most Popular Mobile Operating System" Tech.pinions 10:33 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6 runs on 93 percent of iPhones and iPads" V3 7:56 AM
  • "iPhone 6 release date, features and news" ValueWalk 7:37 AM
  • "Siri takes initiative to learn how to pronounce names in iOS 7" 9 to 5 Mac 8:32 AM
  • "Siri's name pronunciation to improve in iOS 7" Digital Trends 7:57 AM
  • "Siri able to learn pronounciation in iOS 7" T3 7:56 AM
  • "iOS 7 on iPad: screenshots show Apple's new iOS interface & design/Emulator running Apple iOS 7 on an iPad" Macworld UK 7:57 AM
  • "iPad mini finally goes on sale in Brazil tomorrow, June 25" TUAW 9:44 AM
  • "Apple investigating new MacBook Air Wi-Fi issues, customers receiving replacements" 9 to 5 Mac 8:55 PM
  • "Apple Looking into MacBook Air Wi-Fi Complaints, Issuing Replacements" MacRumors 8:17 PM
  • "Apple reportedly probing MacBook Air Wi-Fi complaints: Apple Genius Bar employees instructed to 'capture' affected notebooks for further examination, 9to5Mac reports." CNET News 8:55 PM
  • "MacBook Air real-world 802.11ac speeds throttled: Findings show that despite high link speeds, the 2013 MacBook Air is currently limited to about a third of its expected transfer rates." CNET Reviews 9:28 PM
  • "New MacBook Air software issue artificially limiting 802.11ac transfer speeds" 9 to 5 Mac 5:25 PM
  • "My Seagate backup hard drive has 'failed'. I need advice on a fix, to recover all content. Have can opener skills, will apply content recovery skiils!" MacInTouch 8:53 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Funky Smugglers For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:16 AM
  • "Scary Booth For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:16 AM
  • "Spell Sword For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:16 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM

  • "The 2013 MacBook Air Review (13-inch)" AnandTech 8:14 AM
  • "Best Mac Laptops - June 2013" AnandTech 9:12 AM
  • "Hyper iUSBportCAMERA and iPad app review" AppleTell 8:44 AM
  • "Tile, A Convenient Tag That Keeps Track of Anything" MacStories 8:21 PM
  • "Review: The SwitchEasy Dahlia Case for the iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 10:16 AM
  • "The micro-suction dock that appears to defy gravity [Review] 9 to 5 Mac 8:17 PM
  • "iSkin vera folio is a classy case for the iPhone 5" AppleDailyReport 11:08 AM
  • "Kinivo ZX100 Mini Portable Speaker – Gear Review" PadGadget 10:42 AM
  • "Review: RHA's MA150 earbuds" iSource 8:38 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "First look: Apple's latest iOS 7 beta debuts on iPad" AppleInsider 4:03 PM
  • "iOS 7: Nike + iPod and Voice Memos" iLounge 3:11 PM
  • "iOS 7 Preview: Control Center" iMore 10:43 AM
  • "Task for iPhone and iPad review: To-do list creation that's easy, fun, and beautiful" iMore 8:04 PM
  • "These 7 innovative weather apps break all the rules" TechHive 8:44 AM
  • "Review: Fetchnotes is a so-so note-taking app for iOS" Macworld 8:38 AM
  • "Cut Calculator Lets You Rip Away Without Sweating Bullets" MacNewsWorld 8:38 AM
  • "20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week/Wimbledon 2013, Toca Builders, Soundwave, Where's My Mickey, ITN, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, CloudSpotter, Bee-friend Your Garden and more" The Guardian 7:37 AM
  • "'Monsters University' App Brings Two Mini Games to Your Phone" Mashable 7:56 AM
  • "Kingdom Rush Frontiers Review" Mac|Life 9:46 AM
  • "Appidemic: Vex Blocks for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch" AppleTell 8:44 AM
  • "MessageMe Review: MessageMe is a worthy Whatsapp replacement. The problem is convincing everyone else of that." 148Apps 2:06 PM
  • "Agricola Review: Manage a farm in this colorful iOS port of this popular worker-placement board game." 148Apps 3:09 PM
  • "Cover Orange 2 Review: Citrus is important and must be protected. But is it fun to do so?" 148Apps 8:44 AM
  • "Review: Ultimate Stick Fight – A Great Independent Arcade-Style Fighter for iOS" MacTrast 6:31 PM
  • "How To: Use Find My iPhone to Locate Your iOS Devices" 148Apps 11:49 AM
  • "How To Reset / Restore Your iPhone Without Losing Jailbreak" AddictiveTips 8:50 AM
  • "The 6 Most Annoying iPhone Settings & How to Fix Them" OS X Daily 5:53 PM
  • "Wanna see iOS 7 on an iPad? Videos pop up after latest beta: With iOS 7 beta 2 out in the wild: or to developers at least: numerous hands-on videos have emerged, showing performance and new features." CNET News 9:28 PM
  • "iPads In The Classroom: Worth Doing Right/Tablets in K-12 and higher education should not be technology for technology's sake." InformationWeek 9:28 PM
  • "Cassandra: AnandTech on the New 13" MacBook Air" eXtensions 8:54 PM
  • "Dear Apple: Please reconsider button borders"  TUAW 5:38 PM
  • "Study: The general public prefers iOS 7 system icons"  TUAW 5:38 PM
  • "Can iPhoto and iMovie refocus in an Instagram world? It's time for Apple to simplify the iLife" The Verge 1:58 PM
  • "Growing Mobile Market Means Apple is Still a Winner" The Mac Observer 11:08 AM
  • "Three years later, DigiTimes still insists Apple will ditch Samsung for TSMC" 9 to 5 Mac 9:45 AM
  • "The Post-PC age: Do we choose the miraculous, or the mundane?" Computerworld 9:35 AM
  • "From beta 1 to release: how each major iOS version has transformed"  9 to 5 Mac 9:13 AM
  • "Is Your iPhone Turning You Into A Wimp?" Forbes 9:12 AM
  • "CE Week 2013: 10 Things We're Excited To See" iLounge 8:57 AM
  • "5 Things iOS 7 Tells Us About Your Next iPhone and iPad" Gizmodo 12:02 PM
  • "Serious game developers tripped up by App Store Rules" TUAW 8:44 AM
  • "Apple 1997: Scully's Sometimes Funny Vision of Apple's Future" FairerPlatform 7:32 AM
  • "Counting Revenue Legs: How Apple Has More Profit Legs Than Google Or Microsoft" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung, And The Many Faces Of Innovation" PixoBebo 7:30 AM
  • "Revisiting Apple's Top Hardware Design Mistakes" Mac 360 7:30 AM
  • "Life after Google Reader: GigaOM's guide to the best options" GigaOM 8:44 AM
  • "I deleted all 256 of my filters and tried Gmail's new inbox – the impact was dramatic and immediate" The Next Web 7:48 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Sony's 'Music Unlimited' iOS app adds offline playback & high-quality 320kbps AAC streams" 9 to 5 Mac 5:38 PM
  • "DevJuice: iOS Artwork Extractor updated" TUAW 5:25 PM
  • "THE LIST: Every Developer TMO Has Interviewed at WWDC" The Mac Observer 4:39 PM
  • "Use Lumosity To Improve Your Brain's Abilities" 148Apps 3:43 PM
  • "Dwayne Wade celebrates NBA title by jumping into the fitness app business" Digital Trends 5:37 PM
  • "Dwyane Wade Driven Provides Training Routines To Help Athletes" 148Apps 1:58 PM
  • "'Magic 2014" for iPad Hits the New Zealand App Store" Touch Arcade 10:17 AM
  • "Ballistic debuts Hydra waterproof iPhone 5 case" iLounge 9:14 AM
  • "Ballistic adds Hydra waterproof iPhone case to its line" TUAW 9:14 AM
  • "Imgur For Android Comes To Google Play, iOS Version Coming Soon" Cult of Android 8:49 AM
  • "Amazon's Instant Video iOS app gets fresh coat of personal paint" CNET News 9:12 AM
  • "Amazon Instant Video iOS app gets revamped UI with personalized TV & movie collections" 9 to 5 Mac 8:39 AM
  • "Grab yourselves a copy of the Grays Sports Almanac for your iPad!" iMore 8:35 AM
  • "Indiegogo project 'Kreyos Meteor' claims to be iPhone compatible voice, gesture-controlled smartwatch" 9 to 5 Mac 8:32 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of June 24: Joe Kissell, Al Fasoldt, and The London SuperMeet" The MUG Center 8:29 AM
  • "New iPhone apps worth downloading: Lookout, Toontastic update (iPad), Monsters University" Appolicious 8:17 AM
  • "GIF-Sharing App GifBoom Updated With Q&A Feature, Dropbox Integration And More" AppAdvice 8:15 AM
  • "Liberation Week: iFixit Is Calling On Fixers Everywhere To Liberate Their iPhones." iFixit 8:15 AM
  • "Snapchat introduces service for kids, initially on iOS, as it seeks to expand its user base" The Next Web 7:48 AM
  • "ITN relaunches its mobile news app for iPhone and iPad" The Guardian 7:42 AM
  • "Plus My trip, The Ideal Travel Organizer" prMac 10:17 AM
  • "Titob's Discovery - Beyond Search, Beyond Google" prMac 9:13 AM
  • "Easy Database for iPad" prMac 8:57 AM
  • "Learn to Build iOS Apps: Hands-on, Live Instruction from Experts" prMac 8:57 AM
  • "Wake Me Up 1.0 for iOS - Eyelid Detector and Microsleep Warning Alarm" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Announcing New Picture Postcard Puzzle App for iPad and iPhone" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "CGMatic launches Guess Emoji 1.0 for iOS Devices" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "New strategy game for iOS includes real-time multiplayer" prMac 7:41 AM
  • "iPal: Your Best Virtual Friend - The reliable companion in your iPhone" prMac 7:41 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft and Oracle announce enterprise partnership: Deal will help customers embrace cloud computing by providing greater choice and flexibility." Microsoft 3:16 PM
  • "Oracle and Microsoft Expand Choice and Flexibility in Deploying Oracle Software in the Cloud" Oracle 3:18 PM
  • "Microsoft and Oracle announce enterprise partnership: Deal will help customers embrace cloud computing by providing greater choice and flexibility." PRNewswire 3:17 PM
  • "Oracle and Microsoft Team Up on Cloud Computing" AllThingsD 3:18 PM
  • "Microsoft and Oracle announce cloud partnership" Seattle Times 3:10 PM
  • "Microsoft Might Merge Windows And Windows Phone Divisions On July 1st" UberGizmo 12:14 PM
  • "What the reorg will reveal about Microsoft's future direction: Ballmer could unveil his plans to restructure the tech giant this week. The key question is how will responsibility for Windows and Office be divvied up?" InfoWorld 12:11 PM
  • "Report: Ballmer's Plan For Microsoft Makeover Centers on Firings, Tighter Management" DailyTech 12:04 PM
  • "Microsoft Major Restructuring Rumored" TheStreet 9:56 AM
  • "Microsoft's reorg all but certain, several execs rumored for promotion" Neowin 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Restructuring Nears, Top Execs Fret: Report" CNBC 9:19 AM
  • "Top Microsoft Execs Are Clueless About, And Terrified Of, A Major Re-Org Coming One Week From Today" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "Microsoft prepares for a major executive reshuffle" The Inquirer 8:37 AM
  • "Update: As Microsoft Restructuring Nears, Top Execs Fret Over Their Fate" AllThingsD 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Expected To Offer Oracle 12c On Azure Cloud" TechWeekEurope 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft hopes for second chance with Windows 8.1" PCWorld 8:19 AM
  • "Looking for a Head Start, Microsoft Tailors Bing for Classrooms" AllThingsD 2:06 PM
  • "Microsoft to give first peek at Windows Blue: Build conference to feature high-stakes update to operating system" MarketWatch 11:05 AM
  • "Larry Ellison's Plan to Put Oracle in the Center of the Cloud" AllThingsD 9:58 AM
  • "The Oracle Debacle and Cloudy Predictions" Barron's 12:04 PM
  • "Cross's Williams Says Oracle, Red Hat in Trouble (Audio)" Bloomberg 12:03 PM
  • "With time running out, Dell blasts away at Icahn" MarketWatch 12:12 PM
  • "Dell Buyout Battle: Special Committee Again Tries To Squash Icahn's Plan" Forbes 9:58 AM
  • "Dell Projects Icahn's Offer Has $2.9 Billion Funding Gap" Bloomberg 9:20 AM
  • "Dell Special Committee Criticizes Icahn Proposal, Again" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:20 AM
  • "Dell: Icahn Offer Lacks 'Credibility' and $2.9 Billion" WSJ Blogs 9:20 AM
  • "Dell's Special Committee Slams Icahn Proposals as 'Inconsistent'" AllThingsD 9:14 AM
  • "Dell special committee says Icahn bid lacks credibility" CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "Dell Enterprise Forum and Dell's Future" Forbes 9:19 AM
  • "Using IBM's Crowdsourced Supercomputer, Harvard Rates Solar Energy Potential of 2.3 Million New Compounds: White House Applauds Citizen Science, Big Data Initiative" PR Newswire 9:16 AM
  • "'Titanic' changes at Microsoft: Will Ballmer create an ecosystem to rival Apple's?" The Independent 12:15 PM
  • "Intel and the Creators Project: An 'Intel Inside' for Millennials?" Forbes 12:08 PM
  • "Intel joins A4WP wireless charging group" EE Times 10:14 AM
  • "Is Intel The Right Stock At The Right Time?" Seeking Alpha 8:12 AM
  • "Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for future Core chips" InfoWorld 8:38 AM
  • "Is There Any Competition Between AMD and Intel?" The Motley Fool 9:57 AM
  • "Is AMD's Turnaround Just Getting Started?" DailyFinance 9:24 AM
  • "Cisco Systems Director Sells 9K Shares and 4 Insider Sales to Note" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 9:51 AM
  • "Move over, Cisco IOS: Dawn of the industry-standard switch/Bring your own switch, load your own operating system, and save a bundle: maybe" InfoWorld 10:16 AM
  • "PC sales suck (a little less): A tinge of silver lining in new PC market research." Fortune 3:11 PM
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  • "Commit To Purchase Apple At $290, Earn 6.8%" Forbes 2:06 PM
  • "Rocco Is Wrong; Apple's Very Much Alive" TheStreet 1:17 PM
  • "Dead, Dying: Either Way Apple's Finished" TheStreet 1:58 PM
  • "AAPL, again, dips below $400 a share" 9 to 5 Mac 11:23 AM
  • "Apple stock below $400 as analysts lose faith" VentureBeat 11:25 AM
  • "Value in Apple Stock: Sacconaghi" CNBC 6:31 PM
  • "Apple Chopped on iPhone Worries" TheStreet 11:23 AM
  • "Apple Stock Falls Back Below $400" Mashable 10:42 AM
  • "Apple Chopped on iPhone Worries" TheStreet 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Is Significantly Slashing Its iPhone Orders For The Rest Of The Year, Says Jefferies" Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "Apple price target cut to $405: Jefferies" MarketWatch 7:47 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook: I'm risking my own MEELLLIONS if we sink/Jobs' successor ties pay packet to fruity firm's performance" The Register 8:57 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple leads tech selloff; Microsoft gains/Software giant rises ahead of Windows Blue peek at Build conference" MarketWatch 1:17 PM
  • "Stocks fall 1% ... but it could have been worse" CNNMoney 4:31 PM
  • "Stocks Tumble as Fed Presidents Send Competing Messages" TheStreet 4:32 PM
  • "Futures Extend Global Selloff in Grim Weekly Opener" FOXBusiness 3:13 PM
  • "Stocks Sink in Broad Selloff: Stocks closed broadly lower but escaped the worst of the day's declines after a selloff in Treasury bonds lost steam midday." [Paid Membership Required] 4:32 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Shanghai stocks plunge 5.3%, weigh down Asia/Shanghai index ends below 2,000 after worst drop in nearly 4 years" MarketWatch 9:34 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Fed fears, China bruise European stocks" MarketWatch 9:34 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:04 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 8:04 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:26 PM

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