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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, June 25, 2013


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Tuesday Highlights: Apple, Ireland reach agreement on back taxes, appeal with EU to be heard in Fall—more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Deutsche Bank sends "brutal" analysis of Apple's HomePod, believes mistakes "will cost it a huge new market"; ex VP of Samsung now with Apple as company hopes to gain traction in Samsung's home market; early adopters of iPhone X seem to love all aspects of the phone save Siri; a couple new advertisements from Apple highlight iPad support for Apple Pencil; now you can allow Amazon to deliver packages right to your car; DigiTimes reporting Apple seeks OLED price cuts for iPhones, and Rosenblatt Securities analysis predict a $200 price drop in 2018 Fall LCD iPhones; iMore takes an Apple Watch and Suunto GPS watch for a backcountry run; Aaron Ho compares 8 Qi chargers for new iPhones.


  • "German court inclined to hold Samsung liable for unfair exploitation of iPhone design elements"  Foss Patents 12:17 PM
  • "Samsung Beats Apple in Japanese Patent Suit on Syncing: Apple Inc. lost its appeal in a Japan lawsuit claiming that Samsung Electronics Co. infringed a patent for synchronizing music and video data on its Galaxy smartphones and tablets with servers."  Bloomberg 8:12 AM
  • "Japanese appeals court upholds dismissal of Apple-Samsung lawsuit over synchronization patent" Foss Patents 8:31 AM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Invention, not litigation, will define the Post-PC planet"  Computerworld 9:52 AM
  • "Apple Needs to Treat Employees 'Like Gods': Analyst"  CNBC 10:12 AM
  • "Is Apple Losing Its Shine for Employees?"  Bloomberg TV 8:13 AM
  • "US v Apple: A puzzle with a big piece missing/The government's ebook antitrust case against Apple makes perfect sense—so long as you don't ask why Amazon was pricing below cost." Fortune 2:12 PM
  • "Is Wall Street shorting Apple on weak Samsung Galaxy sales? Apple suffers as Samsung cuts third quarter Galaxy S4 production by an estimated 25%."  Fortune 8:22 AM
  • "iPhone 5 sees mixed demand, says analyst: Retail checks point to steady demand for the iPhone 4 and 4S but a mixed reaction for the current iPhone, says analyst Ittai Kidron." CNET News 11:28 AM
  • "Supreme Court Hands Apple Final Win in Mirror Worlds Patent Case" The Mac Observer 8:38 AM
  • "IDC: Apple's iPhone sheds European marketshare in Q1, pushed out of top 5 in India" AppleInsider 9:28 PM
  • "The Western European Mobile Phone Market Declines in 1Q13, Driven by the Smartphone Slowdown, says IDC" IDC 9:29 PM
  • "Download OS X Mavericks 10.9 Developer Preview 2 [Devs Only] Redmond Pie 8:49 AM
  • "OS X 10.9 13A497d Seeded to Devs, Details Emerge" FairerPlatform 8:04 AM
  • "Apple seeds second beta of OS X Mavericks" MacNN 8:55 AM
  • "International Adobe Creative Cloud pricing: Australia gets a better deal than the UK" Alex4D 9:03 AM
  • "Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X: If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it." MacFixIt 4:44 PM
  • "OS X Lion: How to remove Mac App Store apps that appear in Launchpad" Apple Support 11:24 AM
  • "First Look: OS X Mavericks" The Loop 7:45 PM
  • "OS X 10.9 Mavericks preview: faster, smarter, and leather-free/Apple's latest desktop OS isn't an overhaul — it's a tune-up"  The Verge 9:42 AM
  • "Opera Mail Sings but It's Sometimes Off-Key" MacNewsWorld 8:49 AM
  • "DAZ Studio Pro 4.6 review: Pro rendering tool now at no cost" Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "How to Create Awesome Charts in Pages" Mactuts+ 8:49 AM
  • "How to Enable Access for Assistive Devices in OS X Mavericks" TekRevue 8:09 AM
  • "Bash Scripting: Proxy Exceptions" Amsys 8:02 AM
  • "Create And Manage Tags In OS X Mavericks Finder [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:01 AM
  • "Like The Cut, Copy, And Paste Pop Up On iPhone And iPad? Get It All With PopClip On A Mac" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "How To Add A Splash Of 'Pop Out' Color To A Black And White Or Grayscale Photo On A Mac" McSolo 8:08 AM
  • "PhotoStyler: The Swiss Army Knife Of Photo Tools Brings 7 Photo Effects Styles To Mac Photos" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Should Apple make OS X look and feel like iOS 7?" iMore 9:40 AM
Press Releases
  • "Skitch 2.6: Effortless Annotations" MacStories 11:34 AM
  • "Recent Mailplane 3 Releases: June 25, 2013 - 3.0.1 (#754)" Mailplane 10:28 AM
  • "Rival Games To Bring Crime Adventure To Macs In 2014" Inside Mac Games 9:08 AM
  • "NetNewsWire 4.0 Beta Ready For Download" Cult of Mac 9:01 AM
  • "Take on the Empire in Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga on sale until June 26" iMore 8:55 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Exclusive: Samsung in talks to settle EU antitrust case - sources/Samsung Electronics is in preliminary talks with the EU regulator to settle charges it abused its market position by barring arch rival Apple from using an essential mobile phone patent, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday."  Reuters 8:45 AM
  • "EU Open to Samsung Antitrust Settlement on Patent Abuse" Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Samsung in talks to settle EU antitrust case involving Apple & essential patents" AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "Study Shows Many iPhone Apps Defy Apple's Privacy Advice: Researchers say that over a third of iPhone apps still access a device's unique identifier."  Technology Review 8:23 AM
  • "The Mobile App Market will be Worth $27 Billion in 2013 as Tablet Revenue Grows, According to ABI Research" ["'iOS continues to lead the way, and the OS is projected to generate over two-thirds of the revenues for smartphone and tablet apps in 2013,' says senior analyst Josh Flood. 'Although Google's Android OS recently surpassed Apple in terms of total app numbers, iOS users continue to prove they're more willing to depart with their cash. The revenue gap between the two leading OSes looks unlikely to close over the next 18 months.'"]  Business Wire 10:43 AM
  • "Apple will score $18B of the $27B app market in 2013 (Report)" VentureBeat 12:14 PM
  • "Apple to outsell Microsoft in two years, Android will beat both this year: Tablet and smartphone popularity will propel Apple past Microsoft, but Android will continue to dominate the market"  IDG News Service 8:56 AM
  • "Apple devices 'to overtake Windows by 2015": Macs, iPads and iPhones to catch Windows PCs, tablets and smartphones, although Android will continue to dominate market" Macworld UK 8:55 AM
  • "Tablet Usage Vs. Ownership Favors Apple" Forbes 9:49 AM
  • "A New Study Shows that Apple's iOS holds a Staggering Stranglehold on Smartphone and Tablet App Profits" Patently Apple 1:38 PM
  • "PC sales continue their decline; Apple to overtake Microsoft in 2015" Houston Chronicle 9:08 AM
  • "iPad Usage Share Hits 5-Month High In May '13 – Chitika" MacPrices 1:09 PM
  • "Cupertino to live stream public meeting on Campus 2 environmental impact tomorrow" 9 to 5 Mac 12:58 PM
  • "Cupertino to Stream Apple Spaceship HQ Environmental Impact Hearing" The Mac Observer 7:09 PM
  • "Apple continues new 'Designed by Apple in California' campaign with full two page print ads" 9 to 5 Mac 11:34 AM
  • "Apple Continues 'Designed by Apple' Campaign With Double-Page Print Ad" MacRumors 11:34 AM
  • "Apple takes out print ads for 'Designed by Apple' campaign" MacNN 11:34 AM
  • "Apple to Open Princeton Retail Store on June 29" MacRumors 1:38 PM
  • "On Its 2-Year Anniversary, Onswipe Says It Has Delivered Tablet Content To 125M+ iOS Users" TechCrunch 11:49 AM
  • "Apple reveals payouts for parents of in-app purchase nippers: Full refunds and iTunes credits ... now lock up that Credit Card" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "Which? magazine brands iPhone 5 'slowest smartphone': iPhone 5 finishes last in test of seven most popular smartphones" Macworld UK 8:55 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Branded 'Slowest Smartphone' By Which? Magazine, Galaxy S4 The Fastest" Cult of Android 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft licenses Age of Empires for iOS and Android" PCWorld 8:30 AM
  • "Wal-Mart, AT&T, Best Buy slashing iPhone 5 price" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:49 AM
  • "American Airlines Drops Flight Manuals For iPads" Cult of Mac 9:09 AM
  • "All American Airlines flights now with iPads aboard" iDownload Blog 8:54 AM
  • "Siri Eyes Free comes to entry-level cars in Europe: the Opel Adam" 9 to 5 Mac 8:51 AM
  • "The App Craze Branches into Forestry: A startup has developed software and smartphone tools for cataloguing the trees in forests." Technology Review 8:31 AM
  • "Barnes & Noble Bows To Apple, Amazon, Exits Tablet Business; Nook Weighing B&N Down" Forbes 9:49 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Facebook Is Injecting Buddhism Into Its Core Business So It Can Be More Compassionate" Business Insider 9:08 AM
  • "Download me—Saying 'yes' to the Web's most dangerous search terms: Seeking 'free games' and getting burned by illicit downloads is so 2008, right?" Ars Technica 8:51 AM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 191" 148Apps 6:14 PM
  • "'Nothing is private anymore': Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak on NSA scandal, 'Jobs' movie and Kanye West" New York Daily News 11:34 AM
  • "Supply of Apple's Thunderbolt Display reportedly drying up for second time in 2013" AppleInsider 6:14 PM
  • "Apple Thunderbolt Display Supplies Again Running Low at Third-Party Resellers" MacRumors 6:14 PM
  • "New APIs in iOS 7 Allow Developers to Detect Blinking and Smiling in Photos" MacRumors 6:15 PM
  • "iOS 7 Beta 2 enables HDR photography on iPad" iDownload Blog 8:55 AM
  • "iOS 7 Beta 2 Hits iPad; Snapchat for Kidz; Leap Motion Beta Testing" PC Magazine 9:09 AM
  • "Apple reportedly investigating MacBook Air WiFi bug, issuing replacement units: The new 11in and 13in MacBook Air models seem to be suffering from WiFi issues, but Apple is believed to be on the case" Macworld UK 8:55 AM
  • "Apple investigating MacBook Air Wi-Fi issues, orders store workers to 'capture' faulty machines" Digital Trends 9:01 AM
  • "iPhone 5S Entering Mass Production? Release Date Approaching?" G4Games 1:39 PM
  • "Photo of iPhone 5S Display Assemblies on Production Line Surfaces" MacRumors 1:39 PM
  • "Rumor: Photos Appear Of iPhone 5S Being Manufactured" AppleBitch 2:11 PM
  • "iPhone 5S Prototype Points to New A7 Processor for Next Wave of iPads" PadGadget 9:48 AM
  • "Apple Halting Thunderbolt Display Shipments to Resellers Ahead of New Mac Pro Release" MacTrast 3:13 PM
  • "Famed iOS Hacker Joshua Hill: 'Amazing Things Coming to You All Soon'" iFans 10:14 AM
  • "Apple's iOS Update Could Kill Snapchat, or at Least Make It Even Creepier - Rebecca Greenfield - The Atlantic Wire" The Atlantic Wire 11:27 AM
  • "In iOS 7 no Snapchat is safe" iSource 9:41 AM
  • "iTunes U iOS app updated with pull-to-refresh, improved language support" 9 to 5 Mac 2:01 PM
  • "The best and worst Macs for upgrades and repairs" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:43 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 35 Patents Covering a Revolutionary MacBook Concept, 3D Trackpad, Mysterious Icon Design & More" Patently Apple 8:02 AM
  • "Apple patent eyes dual-sided trackpad for MacBook" CNET News 8:44 AM
  • "Apple patent filing involves mobile device management" AppleDailyReport 12:56 PM
  • "Apple looks to simplify searching for and managing data" AppleDailyReport 12:56 PM
  • "AirPort base station doesn't appear in AirPort Utility 1.3 for iOS" Apple Support 5:20 PM
  • "Apple looking into WiFi problems on some new MacBook Air laptops" Insanely Great Mac 8:39 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Cling! For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "It's Focus Time For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "Smart Tools -Flashlight, Level, Protractor, Ruler, Compass, Metal Detector, Sound Meter, Vibration Meter For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:02 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 9 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:49 AM

  • "MacBook Air Review: A Tiny Computer with Big Battery Life" ABCNews 8:23 AM
  • "OtterBox's Armor Series Case For The iPhone 5 Is All Washed Up" AppAdvice 11:27 AM
  • "Review: Satechi BT Touch Speaker" iSource 8:49 AM
  • "Review: Hex's Code Folio protects your iPad with sleek business style" Macworld 8:44 AM
  • "Review: Reyneau iPhone Case Wallet for iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 8:50 AM
  • "Review: NewTrent Travelpak Dual USB Port 5V/2A travel charger" 9 to 5 Mac 2:10 PM
  • "Antec PowerUp: Vast Power on the Go for Your iOS Device" The Mac Observer 6:50 PM
  • "Just Mobile AluCup desktop stand review" AppleTell 9:41 AM
  • "Speck HandyShell (for iPad mini)" PC Magazine 1:38 PM
  • "Arcam rBlink review: Neat audio Bluetooth system that enables wireless streaming to your Hi-Fi system" Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "Review: Aliens are back for more in Anomaly 2 for Mac" Macworld 8:44 AM
  • "XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review" Mac|Life 10:40 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 7: Phone, FaceTime, Messages + Contacts Article" iLounge 10:40 AM
  • "iOS 7: Control Center, Notification Center, Spotlight, Multitasking Article" iLounge 9:42 AM
  • "iOS 7: The New Lock Screen + Home Screen Article" iLounge 9:42 AM
  • "iOS 7 preview: Inter-App Audio" iMore 9:08 AM
  • "Hands-On iOS 7: How To Change Siri's Voice From Female To Male" AppAdvice 10:40 AM
  • "Hands-On Comparison: Is Siri In iOS 7 Better Than Siri In iOS 6?" AppAdvice 9:42 AM
  • "Hear Siri's New iOS 7 Voice—She Sounds Remarkably Human" The Mac Observer 12:56 PM
  • "Control Center: iOS 7's most handy new feature" iSource 3:13 PM
  • "Hands-On Video: Improved Avatar And Timestamp Support In iOS 7's Messages App" AppAdvice 9:42 AM
  • "Review: iBank for iPad a stellar full-featured personal financial app" Macworld 8:44 AM
  • "Tea: The app for serious tea-drinkers now features an encyclopedia of your favorite brews" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "DODOnotes for iPhone 5: Less case, more notebook" iMore 8:55 AM
  • "7 must-have iOS apps that still haven't reached Android" TechHive 8:52 AM
  • "Easily Capture Perfect Before & After Comparison Photos On iPhone" AddictiveTips 8:51 AM
  • "Brother iPrint&Scan (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 3:13 PM
  • "Appidemic: Battleship Ocean Islands War Arcade Game for iOS" AppleTell 8:45 AM
  • "'Color Zen' Review – Hue's the Boss" Touch Arcade 2:10 PM
  • "'Home Invasion' Review - Where's the Exterminator IAP When You Need One?" Touch Arcade 12:18 PM
  • "Foresee Review: Got a task in mind that only particular weather conditions will do? Foresee helps one track all that, with a clean, minimalist user interface." 148Apps 11:28 AM
  • "Mirrors Of Albion HD Review: Occasionally a little messy, and keen to take one's money, Mirrors of Albion is a freemium-focused Hidden Object game that still offers some casual fun." 148Apps 12:19 PM
  • "Action Bowling 2 Review: Action Bowling 2 is a bowling simulator with easy gameplay and 2 types of multi-player modes." 148Apps 2:10 PM
  • "Eden to Green Review: Eden to Green is probably the first tower defense CCG I've ever played. It's also set the bar pretty high." 148Apps 8:51 AM
  • "Quadropus Rampage Review: Quadropus Rampage is a crazy Roguelike action RPG that absolutely should not be missed." 148Apps 9:41 AM
  • "CRUSH! Review: CRUSH! is an intense block-based puzzler that's best described as Tetris' evil twin brother." 148Apps 3:13 PM
  • "Door Dash Review: Nothing's incredibly wrong with this endless runner, but nothing's incredibly right about it either." 148Apps 10:12 AM
  • "How to change the default volume for voice navigation in Maps for iPhone" iMore 3:54 PM
  • "'My Seagate backup hard drive has 'failed'. I need advice on a fix, to recover all content.': If it's a clone drive, don't bother. Just by a new drive and make a new clone. If it's an incremental backup file, the first question is 'Do I really need those older versions of documents?' If not, same as above. To recover your data, you need to know what failed. If it's disk damage, you might be able to get it running using DiskWarrior. If that doesn't work, you can try a disk recovery application. A disk recovery service is another (expensive) option." MacInTouch 11:31 AM
  • "Woz: Kutcher 'Jobs' movie probably not accurate, but could be good" MacNN 9:30 PM
  • "Samsung EU Patent Abuse Settlement Talks Highlight Role of SEPs" The Mac Observer 5:46 PM
  • "TLDR: iOS 7 Beta Thoughts" [Video Report] Blip 3:54 PM
  • "To really get smart, Apple's Siri may need a human touch" VentureBeat 3:53 PM
  • "Change to iOS 7 screenshot function could be bad news for privacy-focused apps" GigaOM 1:42 PM
  • "The War against Patent Trolls has Just Begun" Patently Apple 1:38 PM
  • "Sixty-one percent of small firms at risk through insecure iOS devices?" AppleDailyReport 11:25 AM
  • "The Macalope: Futurefail" Macworld 9:48 AM
  • "Huawei CEO: Apple is 'slipping,' Galaxy S4 is a 'so-so' phone" BGR 9:40 AM
  • "Japan Court Shoots Down Apple in Samsung Patent Fight" The Mac Observer 10:42 AM
  • "Japanese court confirms dismissal of Apple patent suit against Samsung" iDownload Blog 9:09 AM
  • "Apple TV: If You See Something, Say Something" TheStreet 10:40 AM
  • "Apple TV: Never Forget" TheStreet 8:54 AM
  • "Developers: Why Migrating Apps To iOS 7 Won't Be That Bad/An informal ReadWrite survey of developers suggests that adapting to iOS 7 will be easier than some naysayers make it out to be."  ReadWrite 8:49 AM
  • "From Tape to Digital over Firewire: A Lasting Legacy" Low End Mac 8:48 AM
  • "Public prefers iOS 7 icons finds study" T3 9:09 AM
  • "iOS7: it's all about the keyboard stupid"  Memeburn 8:58 AM
  • "iOS 7: Apple's new design is no longer about making it work, and that's too bad"  The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "S-s-s-s-Snapchat breaker: iOS 7's no good very bad screenshot detection tweak" The Next Web 8:24 AM
  • "Why Google Glass Will Not Be Another iPhone"  Forbes 8:16 AM
  • "It's the Little Things: Our Top Two Favorite Features in iOS 7" TekRevue 8:09 AM
  • "U-Turn: Apple And Google Maps Have Problems" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Revealed: A Better Way To Count Android Tablet Sales vs. iPad Sales. How Much They're Used" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "iPad mini takes 60% of total iPad sales, not total iOS sales" Stabley Times 8:04 AM
  • "Can't Pandora and Musicians Just Get Along? In the spirit of compromise, both sides should agree on several points." Techland 7:51 PM
  • "Digg Reader Is A Promising, But Still Incomplete, Google Reader Alternative (Hands On)" TechCrunch 7:42 PM
  • "Everyone's passwords suck—and why pretty soon it won't matter" Quartz 6:10 PM
  • "Hands-on with the Windows 'Blue' desktop experience: A peek at the Windows 8.1 interface via the Windows Server 2012 R2 preview." Ars Technica 1:42 PM
  • "CNN calls Samsung's Galaxy S4 line 'gadget spam'" BGR 10:40 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Find Your Lost Keys with the Hone Key Fob & iPhone App" The Mac Observer 2:51 PM
  • "'Space+' brings desktop spacebar functionality to iOS" iDownload Blog 1:38 PM
  • "Architosh awards 2nd 'BEST of SHOW' awards for AIA National" Architosh 12:25 PM
  • "Google Currents iOS app updated with Audio Playlist support, UI polish" 9 to 5 Google 12:17 PM
  • "Foursquare for iOS now lets you check-in your friends, but only with their permission" The Next Web 11:47 AM
  • "Apple TV hack enables Russian video service, no jailbreak required" iDownload Blog 11:34 AM
  • "LexisNexis TextMap App for iPad Allows Litigators to Review Transcripts Anytime, Anywhere" Business Wire 10:44 AM
  • "Research and Markets: Indoor Location Market: Global Advancements, Market Forecasts and Analysis Report 2013 - 2018 Featuring Apple, Google, Microsoft, Broadcom and Cisco" Business Wire 10:43 AM
  • "GoBank Ready for the Masses: Award-Winning Bank Account Now Available on Mobile Phones Nationwide" Business Wire 10:43 AM
  • "Tennis Fans: Keep Up-To-Date With The Official Wimbledon iOS Apps" RazorianFly 9:42 AM
  • "Add MultiPLX To The List Of Google Reader Replacements Worth Checking Out" AppAdvice 9:08 AM
  • "Nomad Is A Stubby Lightning Cable That Hangs Off Your Keychanin" Cult of Mac 9:01 AM
  • "iPhone and iPad get cloud-based data visualisation from Roambi" V3 9:01 AM
  • "Grow Mobile launches a universal mobile app marketing platform for iOS" iMore 8:55 AM
  • "ECOXGEAR announces the ECOROX BT speaker: Floating into an Apple Store near you" TUAW 8:50 AM
  • "Imgur CEO hopes official iPhone app will launch in a few weeks" TUAW 8:50 AM
  • "Age of Empires coming to iOS, more Microsoft games to follow?" Insanely Great Mac 8:39 AM
  • "10 Best iPhone Car Mounts" Mashable 8:39 AM
  • "Secure Work Space for Android and iOS arrives in BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10" BetaNews 8:57 AM
  • "BlackBerry introduces iOS and Android to Work Space: Sit here. Use this. Don't even think of copy/pasting that" The Register 8:22 AM
  • "BlackBerry launches Secure Work Space for Android, iPhones" CNET News 8:22 AM
  • "TopXNotes touch for iOS Free During MacZOT Sale" prMac 12:15 PM
  • "Spending Log App Finally Arrives On iPad" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Right Wrong Word Game now available on iPad" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Students Stay Sharp this Summer with New Math App" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Rules | Classic Card Games App For iPhone - Find The Perfect Card Game" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Photo Deformer Free for iOS: Award-Winning Image-Processor Adds Effects" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Ovilius Studios Launches New Puzzle Archery Game Quiver Quest HD" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Kick the Buddy: No Mercy Free - Meet the Free Version of the Game" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "CAZE announces its first canvas sleeve for iPhone 5" prMac 8:22 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft and Oracle do cloud deal: Java and Windows Azure included in enterprise partnership" TechRadar UK 7:38 AM
  • "Microsoft, Oracle Announce Cloud Computing Partnership" redOrbit 7:09 AM
  • "Microsoft, Oracle bet big on cloud computing" Reuters 7:37 AM
  • "Microsoft to Unveil Latest Windows Adjustments: Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a preview of Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company's flagship operating system." Associated Press 1:55 PM
  • "Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond" Foss Patents 7:21 AM
  • "Google asks German high court to review one of Microsoft's patent injunctions against Android" Foss Patents 7:01 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 to let you shut down directly from Start screen: The preview of Windows Server 2012 R2 offers a peek at many of the features due to pop up in Windows 8.1." CNET News 7:39 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 Start button allows you to shut down, disable hot corners, boot to desktop" ExtremeTech 7:21 AM
  • "Windows 8.1 includes options to shut down from Start button and disable hot corners" The Verge 7:12 AM
  • "Icahn looking for $5.2bn in loans for Dell buyout bid" Computing 7:24 AM
  • "Icahn seeks $5.2 billion loan for Dell buyout deal" ZDNet 7:24 AM
  • "Ichan's Dell bid raises $5.2bn" Reuters 7:25 AM
  • "Dell XPS 18 extended in-home trial -- the first month" Electronista 3:33 PM
  • "How Meg Whitman Designed Hewlett-Packard's Revival Strategy" Forbes India 7:25 AM
  • "HP Slate 21 AIO is a 21-inch Android tablet, or is it a PC?" Crave @ CNET 7:28 AM
  • "HP launches Slate 21 all-in-one PC running Android OS" ITProPortal 7:28 AM
  • "HP Slate21 all-in-one with 21.5-inch screen, Android 4.2 announced" NDTV Gadgets 7:28 AM
  • "Intel's TV 'Black Box Project' poised for big changes in debut: The company is testing its take on the TV set-top box with more than 2,000 employees, but the final version launching later this year will be very different from the trial product, CNET has learned." CNET News 7:04 AM
  • "Intel's cable-killing TV service takes a big step toward launching" BGR News 4:42 PM
  • "Intel explores brain scanning to make roads safer: An R&D project hopes to determine whether a driver is concentrating on the road or thinking of other things" Computerworld 8:58 PM
  • "Intel: One Last Thing About Gross Margins (Die Size Estimates And Colorful Images Included)" Seeking Alpha 7:17 AM
  • "Intel links many screens into a giant, wireless display: The so-called Display as a Service technology turns a wall of displays into a single giant screen" Computerworld 8:58 PM
  • "Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel" GigaOM 8:19 PM
  • "Intel in hot water in India" TechEye 7:31 AM
  • "Intel denies India market power abuse following probe/Summary: The chip giant has defended its practices, following the completion of an 18-month long investigation by the country's Competition Commission that it had indulged in 'restrictive trade practices'." ZDNet 7:32 AM
  • "Intel to compete for smart traffic system orders from China government" DigiTimes 7:32 AM
  • "New Intel desktop CPUs to launch in September" CPU World 7:32 AM
  • "Can ARM hold the mobile advantage over Intel's x86 architecture? As more is demanded of smartphones and tablets, the limits of ARM's RISC architecture will become apparent" Computerworld 11:41 AM
  • "New Game Consoles Give AMD a Fighting Chance: Selling chips for the Xbox One and PS4 was a smart move, says FBR." Barron's 7:29 AM
  • "Union: IBM job cut toll doubles to 3,000" Channelnomics 7:33 AM
  • "IBM Touts Super Computer Watson As Future Of Business; ANZ Bank Signs Up" Yahoo!7 7:33 AM
  • "Yowza: Salesforce commits to Oracle hardware (!)" GigaOM 12:18 PM
  • "Oracle 12c database arriving 'within two weeks,' Fusion launch on deck: Next-gen Database 12c focuses on cloud computing with 'pluggable databases' feature; Middleware stack set for summer release, exec says" Computerworld 8:57 PM
  • "Tablet Sales Continue To Rise, While Traditional PC Sales Expected To Decline" redOrbit 7:09 AM
  • "Samsung denies giving up on desktop PC tower business" Engadget 6:57 AM
  • "Samsung denies plans to ditch PC business amid decline" BGR 11:19 AM
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  • "Silicon Valley rivalry: Google valuation moves past Apple/Summary: The search giant is rushing to build a substantial hardware business in its pursuit of Apple. It risks alienating its shareholders." ZDNet 9:31 PM
  • "The Only Thing That's Going To Turn Apple's Stock Around" Business Insider 11:27 AM
  • "Tuesday's movers: Apple struggles to defend $400" MarketWatch 10:44 AM
  • "Apple's Risk-Reward Ratio Makes It A No-Brainer" Seeking Alpha 9:42 AM
  • "Oppenheimer: Apple Is 'Treading Water'/Another morning, another analyst cuts Apple's price target." Business Insider 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Stock Dips to $400 as iPhone Inventory Climbs" DailyTech 8:44 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Yahoo, Pandora rise in broad tech gains/CEO Mayer cites Yahoo's mobile growth; Pandora's in more cars" MarketWatch 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks Sing as U.S. Economic Data Strengthens" TheStreet 4:16 PM
  • "Stocks rebound as U.S. economy firms" CNNMoney 4:16 PM
  • "Futures Jump on Data, Easing Fed Fears" FOXBusiness 12:44 PM
  • "Market rises: less on Fed chatter, more on economy" Associated Press 4:17 PM
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  • "Asia Markets: China stocks end mildly down after big recovery/Mainland Chinese stocks ended mildly lower Tuesday, staging a major recovery after sustaining steep losses during the session, as speculation that policy makers would elaborate on the ongoing credit crunch pulled in bargain buyers." MarketWatch 7:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks rebound from five-day selloff/European stock markets rebounded from a 2013 low on Tuesday, with investors awaiting a raft of U.S. data to gauge if consumer confidence and housing market are recovering." MarketWatch 7:52 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:42 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:42 PM

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