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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, August 5, 2013
 

 

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Wednesday Highlights: Following Apple's Q3 earnings on Tuesday, Tim Cook says in an interview with CNBC, that it was Apple's "best execution" since he took the helm; the reaction from banks like Wells Fargo was "meh", but the excitement is in what's to come this Fall which may lead to a huge 4th quarter; Los Angeles Times' Chris O'Brien argues that Apple's future revenue stream will come from "the category Apple calls 'iTunes/Software/Services'"; other tidbits from the conference call: Apple has made 30 acquisitions this year, R&D spending increasing, and company doing well in China; Jonny Evans thinks Apple + IBM has way more potential than we see, reaching into the Internet of Things; Yosemite public beta to arrive tomorrow to first million who sign up; hands-on previews aplenty in our OS X reviews sub-section including from sites like Ars Technica, Engadget, Mashable, others; iDownload Blog lists 10 important things to know prior to installing the public beta; original 3G iPad owners will begin receiving $40 checks from Apple/AT&T settlement; tentative iPhone event slated for mid-September; Apple spells out those supposed "backdoor" services in "iOS: About diagnostic capabilities" report.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Veto of Apple Ruling Likely to Upend Big Patent Battles: Ruling Promises to Alter Strategies Some Tech Giants Use to Defend Inventions/The Obama administration's decision to overturn an international trade ruling against Apple Inc.—the first such veto in more than 25 years—promises to upend long-running battles over intellectual property in the smartphone market and change the strategies some of the world's biggest technology companies use to defend their inventions."  WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:30 AM
  • "Apple sales ban veto: A sign enough's enough with patents/Now that the Obama administration has intervened in a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, uncertainty lingers over how effective the courts have been in such cases. Are politicians starting to lose patience?" CNET News 7:50 AM
  • "Obama Rightly Intervened in Apple's Patent Dispute"  Bloomberg 9:14 PM
  • "Failed Apple Ban Could Still Be a Win for Samsung"  Bloomberg 9:14 PM
  • "How the ITC forced a veto in the Samsung-Apple patent case: The International Trade Commission blew it by ignoring Dean Pinkert dissent." Fortune 7:52 AM
  • "White House veto raises stakes in Apple-Samsung patent dispute" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:09 PM
  • "Why Samsung may fear Obama's ITC Apple ban" Computerworld 8:42 AM
  • "White House Wades Into Apple-Samsung War" Bloomberg TV 8:21 AM
  • "U.S. Veto on Apple Ban Sparks Concern in Seoul: Samsung Loses Over $1 Billion in Market Value After Veto" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:33 AM
  • "South Korea: We're 'concerned' that Obama saved Apple from ban/We're negotiating in good faith, but Apple won't take a licence, moans Samsung" The Register 7:31 AM
  • "South Korean concern as US overturns Apple iPhone ban" BBC 8:45 AM
  • "Samsung hits back at US veto on iPhone ban with new appeal" Telegraph 7:58 AM
  • "Samsung appeals against ITC ruling amid patent war with Apple" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:32 AM
  • "IPhone Reprieve Seen Aiding Apple Sales, Hurting Samsung" Bloomberg 8:21 AM
  • "Apple losing innovative core? Apple is in trouble on its own turf — innovative design paired with wow-inducing product releases — showing signs of critical weakness in the pending redesign of one of its signature devices, the iPad, with the iPhone in danger of following suit."  Boston Herald 7:51 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple to shrink some iCloud accounts by 20GB: Free deal to former MobileMe subscribers ends Sept. 30; users must pay for more space or cull data" Computerworld 9:23 AM
  • "'Most' of Apple's developer site services to be restored 'this week'" Ars Technica 12:31 PM
  • "Apple to restore most remaining developer services this week" CNET News 12:25 PM
  • "Apple sends out developer update: planning to restore most of the remaining services this week" 9 to 5 Mac 11:39 AM
  • "Apple Developer Center Fully Operational This Week" AppleBitch 11:36 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/What are the options for consolidating Apple IDs, and why would a system show regular spinning color wheel cursors?" CNET Reviews 12:31 PM
  • "In case of emergency: Creating the bootable iPod classic" Macworld 8:17 AM
  • "Mac with Windows/Boot Camp can't save Word to Mac Server" MacWindows 8:13 AM
  • "Mountain Lion: Mail stops responding when adding an EPS attachment" Apple Support 4:48 PM
  • "iBooks Author: How to make your books accessible" Apple Support 4:48 PM
  • "GarageBand for iOS: How to undo a recording on iPhone and iPod Touch" Apple Support 12:24 PM
  • "Boot Camp: System requirements for Microsoft Windows operating systems" Apple Support 12:24 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "OS X Mavericks Preview: Map Kit opens up the world to developers" iMore 12:46 PM
  • "How to share iTunes libraries between user accounts in OS X: You can change iTunes' default behavior to allow all accounts to use the same media folders." MacFixIt 12:23 PM
  • "Pixa, a professional image manager for OS X" IT.Enquirer 7:28 AM
  • "uDesktop NEXT for OS X a solid desktop wallpaper app with access to gorgeous images" AppleDailyReport 7:28 AM
  • "Mac Gems: Be a better MacBook battery manager with Battery Health" Macworld 10:41 AM
  • "Reset Your User Account Password Using Your Apple ID [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Quick Tip: Solving 'Read Only' External Drive Problems on Your Mac" Mactuts+ 8:10 AM
  • "Use AppleScript to instantly view a date in Outlook for Mac's Calendar" OfficeforMacHelp 8:10 AM
  • "Fix OS X wrongly reporting an application is corrupted (OSStatus error 99999)" Mac OS X Hints 9:48 AM
Op/Ed
  • "iWant: A 'Music Videos' Library in iTunes" Kirkville 12:05 PM
Press Releases
  • "'SimCity' coming to OS X August 29th" The Verge 4:52 PM
  • "Printer and scanner software available for download" Apple Support 4:48 PM
  • "FileMaker to discontinue Bento for iOS and OS X on September 30th" TechnologyTell 9:31 AM
  • "MacWindows: Parallels update fixes Outlook bugs, installs Windows 8.1 Preview" MacWindows 8:13 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Remembering the Apple Newton's Prophetic Failure and Lasting Impact" Wired 7:33 AM
  • "Tablet Shipments Slow in the Second Quarter As Vendors Look To Capitalize on a Strong Second Half of 2013, According to IDC" IDC 4:26 PM
  • "Tablet Shipments Slow in the Second Quarter As Vendors Look To Capitalize on a Strong Second Half of 2013, According to IDC" Business Wire 4:23 PM
  • "Tablet Shipments Slow as Consumers Await Next IPad" Bloomberg 11:42 AM
  • "Tablet Buyers Waiting For New iPads: The tablet market slowed in Q2 with no new iPads to drive sales, says IDC. But overall outlook is positive for many players, including Windows 8." InformationWeek 5:11 PM
  • "Apple's Tablet Share Falters As Customers Wait For Next New Thing, Microsoft Making 'Notable Progress'" Forbes 12:49 PM
  • "Tablet sales slow in 2Q on absence of new iPad, IDC says: The tech research firm says tablet shipments should remain weak in the current quarter but pick up in the last three months of the year." CNET News 10:02 AM
  • "While iPad shipments slip in Q2, rest of worldwide tablet market surges" GigaOM 11:41 AM
  • "IDC Says Apple's iPad Declined to 32.4% Market Share in June Quarter" The Mac Observer 4:54 PM
  • "Tablet Shipments Slow Before Next-Gen iPad Release" PC Magazine 12:48 PM
  • "Apple drops to 32% tablet market share in Q2 amidst strong YoY Android growth" 9 to 5 Google 11:39 AM
  • "iPad Sales Slip In Q2 2013 As Android Tablets Increase Their Lead [Report] Cult of Android 11:39 AM
  • "Samsung and Apple's Channel Dominance Leaves Little Room for the Others in the Mobile Device Market, Says ABI Research" Business Wire 4:23 PM
  • "Android Taking Over the World with 80 Percent of Smartphone Sales: Apple-vs-AndroidNot only has Android knocked Apple off its throne in the tablet industry, but it's also dominating the world's smartphone market as of Q2 2013. According to the latest statistics from Strategy Analytics, Google's mobile OS is responsible for 80 percent of handsets sold in the second quarter of 2013." LAPTOP Magazine 11:56 AM
  • "Apple revises iTunes EULA, allows Educational accounts to users under 13" O'Grady's PowerPage 4:49 PM
  • "China Is Reportedly Probing Two Apple Suppliers" The Next Web 7:56 AM
  • "China investigating Apple suppliers over pollution concerns" iDownload Blog 7:55 AM
  • "Apple's Chinese suppliers again under fire as activists level water pollution allegations" AppleInsider 4:52 PM
  • "Potentially eligible iPhone/iPod users in liquid damage class action suit now being contacted" 9 to 5 Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Liquid damage suit members receive notice about cash payout from Apple" iDownload Blog 7:56 AM
  • "Faulty Moisture Sensor Lawsuit Settlement Worth Up to $300 per iPhone" The Mac Observer 8:32 AM
  • "Want a $99 iPhone 5? Here's how to get it.: If Apple announces that it is releasing a new phone, the iPhone 5 could go on sale for as low as $99. Ramirez walks readers through how to catch the deal." Christian Science Monitor 12:05 PM
  • "Survey finds 52% of developers are working on iOS 7-only app updates" iDownload Blog 7:55 AM
  • "Apple offering US teens iTunes accounts" AFP Relax 8:13 AM
  • "App connects bike owners with renters" Reuters 7:13 PM
  • "Australian woman pays $1335 for two apples in iPhone boxes" 9 to 5 Mac 7:53 AM
  • "Australian woman spends $1335 on two iPhones, gets two boxes of apples inside" Network World 9:21 AM
  • "Online iPhone Scam Serves Up Real Apples" PC Magazine 10:41 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Arrr! Comcast working on new tech to nudge pirates to go straight" The Register 8:00 PM
  • "Will Bezos disrupt the news industry with the Washington Post?" CNET News 7:37 PM
  • "Unlike most newspaper owners, Bezos might actually invest in journalism" Fortune 5:49 PM
  • "What Did Bezos Actually Buy?" TechCrunch 5:25 PM
  • "Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post" Reuters 5:11 PM
  • "Amazon's CEO to buy Washington Post for $250M" CNET News 5:11 PM
  • "Bezos Buys Washington Post for $250 Million: Deal Doesn't Involve Amazon.com Inc." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:50 PM
  • "Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 4:44 PM
  • "Jeff Bezos Is Buying The Washington Post" ReadWrite 4:44 PM
  • "Samsung lays ground for a 'Galaxy Gear' smartwatch" IDG News Service 5:25 PM
  • "Smart toilet security flaw could result in nasty surprise(s) for users" Digital Trends 8:15 AM
  • "If your toilet is so smart, how come I can hack it?" GigaOM 9:54 AM
  • "If you could actually see Wi-Fi, this is what it would look like" GigaOM 7:58 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Ashton Kutcher And Josh Gad On The Making Of JOBS" TechCrunch 5:06 PM
  • "Mobile Roar Podcast #6: iOS 7 beta 4, Moto X, Apple's factory conditions, and more" iSource 12:24 PM
  • "The extra free iCloud storage is coming to an end for MobileMe users. Now may be a good time to look at your iCloud usage." The MT Show 7:28 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple launches third-party charger trade-in program: The power adapter swap comes on the heels of a death in China believed to have been linked to a counterfeit Apple USB power charger." CNET News 8:30 PM
  • "Apple announces take-back program for iPhone power-adapters" TechHive 8:30 PM
  • "Apple Offers Trade-In Program for Third-Party iPhone, iPad Adapters" AllThingsD 9:09 PM
  • "iPad 5 iPhone 5C leaked video shows rear shells" BGR 8:17 AM
  • "Apple Asking Internet Radio Providers to Submit Cover Art for Future Use" MacRumors 7:12 PM
  • "iOS 7 will ask users to 'help improve Maps' by sharing frequently visited locations" The Verge 12:32 PM
  • "Apple Could Soon Release iOS 7 Beta 5 And OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 5" AppAdvice 8:18 AM
  • "Pegatron reportedly to gain orders for Apple iMac" DigiTimes 8:11 AM
  • "Some iMac production could shift from Quanta to Pegatron" Electronista 10:41 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "GarageBand for iOS: How to undo a recording on iPhone and iPod Touch" Apple Support 4:49 PM
  • "iOS: Restore error 3194 or 'This device isn't eligible for the requested build'" Apple Support 4:49 PM
  • "Mac notebooks: Magnets in devices may cause computer to sleep unexpectedly" Apple Support 4:48 PM
  • "MacBook Pro: How to remove or install memory" Apple Support 4:47 PM
  • "What to do before selling or giving away your Mac" Apple Support 11:07 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Shiny The Firefly For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 7:51 AM
  • "EnigmOn For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 7:51 AM
  • "Hyperlight For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:51 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 10 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:43 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Your inner child will love the Smallworks iPhone Brickcase" TechnologyTell 2:12 PM
  • "DefenderPad Offers Protection from Laptop Radiation" The Mac Observer 4:25 PM
  • "Review: Logitech Z600 Bluetooth Speakers Bring Elegance and Great Sound to Your Desk" Run Around Tech 11:11 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "E-Hailing Yellow Cabs Is the New Black ... Or Is It?" AllThingsD 11:42 AM
  • "iOS 7 preview: Safari amps up search, tabs, sharing, reading, and more!" iMore 9:23 AM
  • "'Kamikaze Pigs' Review - What's Everyone Got Against Pigs, Anyway?" Touch Arcade 8:10 AM
  • "Cool FPS Nav Doesn't Rescue The Drowning's Sinking Vision" MacNewsWorld 8:09 AM
  • "'Mini Warriors' Guide - Smart Power Mongering" Touch Arcade 5:25 PM
  • "Bramble Berry Tales Review – Squamish Make A Home On iOS" Apple'n'Apps 5:49 PM
  • "Narrato Journal Review: Write about life's precious memories while importing content from some convenient social networking sources." 148Apps 11:40 AM
  • "Lub vs Dub Review: Lub vs Dub is a fairly bland runner that's much more interesting with a second player." 148Apps 8:17 AM
  • "Eyes Attack Review: Save the world by flicking rocks at increasingly large aliens. It's simple yet quite challenging." 148Apps 10:41 AM
  • "Safari Rescue Review: Like precious little else, Safari Rescue is a pretty quirky and tongue-in-cheek game all about rescuing animals." 148Apps 12:05 PM
  • "Sticky Blobs Review: Sticky Blobs may not look it, but it's actually a smart and unique puzzle game." 148Apps 2:13 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "PadGadget's iPad Tips: Guide for iPad App Gets New iOS 7 Look" PadGadget 4:46 PM
  • "MacMost Now 900: Manually Managing Media On Your iOS Device" MacMost 10:06 AM
  • "How To: Protect Your Online Identity with 1Password and Two-Factor Authentication" 148Apps 9:48 AM
Tips
  • "Streaming AirPlay audio via an Apple TV to an alternate destination Article" iLounge 4:49 PM
  • "That Magic Touch: Use a Stylus on Your Apple Magic Trackpad" The Mac Observer 2:09 PM
  • "Cassandra: Keeping WiFi Connections Safe" eXtensions 9:21 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life" CNET Reviews 5:11 PM
  • "Nokia Parodies Apple Commercial to Tout Lumia 925 Photos" The Mac Observer 7:10 PM
  • "iPhone's camera is awful, says new Nokia ad: Nokia decides to mock the iPhone 5 ad in which Apple claims more people take pictures with iPhone than any other camera. Nokia is about quality, it says." CNET News 5:11 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 5S: Everything We Know So Far" Nasdaq 4:47 PM
  • "Apple Rejects DOJ's eBook Settlement Proposal, Calls it 'Draconian'" DailyTech 4:46 PM
  • "Nokia parodies iPhone 5 advert, shows off the quality of the Lumia 925's camera" BetaNews 4:46 PM
  • "The Future Vision of Apple's Retail Strategy Comes into Question" PadGadget 12:46 PM
  • "App Duplication or Cloning: A-Sketch and AA Sketch" eXtensions 12:03 PM
  • "How Bob Mansfield's Reduced Role at Apple Will Affect Other Executive's Roles" MacTrast 11:51 AM
  • "Steve Jobs and the Radical Innovation of Fair Prices for Great Products" Tech.pinions 10:42 AM
  • "Rush Limbaugh: Tech bloggers 'hate' Apple" CNN 12:45 PM
  • "Rush Limbaugh claims high-tech bloggers 'hate' Apple: Right-wing radio host says Apple are the Republican party of the tech world, while Google and Samsung are the Democratic party" The Guardian 9:53 AM
  • "Are Services Enough for Apple?" Forbes 8:39 AM
  • "Surveillance: The Enemy of Innovation" Monday Note 8:13 AM
  • "iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 4S: 3 Reasons to Buy the Legacy iOS 7 Smartphone over the 2013 Apple Flagship" International Business Times 8:11 AM
  • "Samsung Patent Ruling Appeal: It's Not About the iPhone" The Mac Observer 10:07 AM
  • "Apple and The Curious iPhone, iPad 'Ban'" TheStreet 8:25 AM
  • "New Twist in Apple-Samsung Patent War" ABCNews 8:23 AM
  • "Obama stops the iPhone ban — but fails to fix the agency responsible for it" GigaOM 8:19 AM
  • "USA reverses iPhone, iPad sales ban" The Register 8:11 AM
  • "Samsung Apple Ban Veto: Samsung loses $1 billion in market value" BGR 8:09 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung: The Referee Scores a Knockout" 24/7 Wall St. 7:58 AM
  • "Ultimate MacBook Air Collection: A Day at the Office" FairerPlatform 7:27 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Moto X review: A different kind of smartphone" The Verge 12:42 PM
  • "Why the Moto X isn't shipping with the latest version of Android" BGR 12:32 PM
  • "HTC One Max: 5.9' Display, 3300mAh Battery, 2.3GHz Chip" Tapscape 12:31 PM
  • "Review: Samsung's New Tablet Line, The Galaxy Tab 3, Leaves Something To Be Desired" Business Insider 10:41 AM
  • "Why The Hell Should I Pay Feedly For These Basic Features?" ReadWrite 9:48 AM
  • "The Personal Television Revolution Is Horrifying — And Brilliant" Wired 7:33 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Google Adwords and the digital classifieds revolution" AppleDailyReport 7:28 AM
  • "Number of global music streaming subscribers to grow almost threefold by 2017" AppleDailyReport 7:28 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Pearls Before Swine" GoComics 7:52 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Moborobo lets you manage iPhone or Android devices from your PC" BetaNews 9:20 PM
  • "Hot Watch: an iOS-compatible smartwatch with some innovative features" iDownload Blog 9:09 PM
  • "This App Brings 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound To iPhone Like Never Before! [Free For Limited Time] Redmond Pie 7:12 PM
  • "Adafruit demos Display port to Retina Display adapter" TUAW 5:49 PM
  • "Designers Spring Into Action to Fix Apple Earbud Flaw" Wired 4:52 PM
  • "A $10 Hack Fixes One of Apple's Most Annoying Product Design Missteps" Gizmodo 4:51 PM
  • "Turn Your Mac Into Your Largest Bluetooth Headset With Dialogue" AppAdvice 12:46 PM
  • "Foursquare for iOS gets a performance bump: Now loads twice as fast" The Next Web 12:31 PM
  • "'Adventurezator' Promises To Free You From The Tyranny Of Adventure Gaming" Cult of Mac 12:25 PM
  • "CBS-Time Warner Cable dispute blacks out network's iOS apps" iDownload Blog 12:24 PM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of August 5: Jeff Carlson and Smile" The MUG Center 12:23 PM
  • "The Official Japanese Emoticons iPhone & iPad App Is Finally Here!" Japanese Emoticons 11:11 AM
  • "An Update On iOS 7 Device And App Compatibility" AppAdvice 11:07 AM
  • "Keep Those Pesky Recurring Tasks In Check With Radar" AppAdvice 11:06 AM
  • "The Drowning is an intense FPS for the iPhone and iPad" TechnologyTell 11:06 AM
  • "Watch Your Favorite Webcams on your iPhone with nm-Cam" The Mac Observer 10:52 AM
  • "NFL iOS app updated for the 2013-14 season, adds Verizon-only streaming" iDownload Blog 10:41 AM
  • "Quickcast.io: a nifty Mac app that lets you create short shareable screencast videos and animated gifs" The Next Web 9:48 AM
  • "iOS notetaking service 'Catch Notes' shutting down August 30th" TUAW 9:23 AM
  • "Text Kills Documentary 'Smartphones Of Mass Destruction' Indiegogo Campaign In Final Countdown" MacPrices 8:35 AM
  • "ZINK Imaging Creates A New Category Of Creative Devices -- The Smart App Printer™ -- With Launch Of ZINK hAppy™ And hAppy+™" PRNewswire 8:24 AM
  • "Iagnosis, Inc., Launches Mobile Application for DermatologistOnCall®" PRNewswire 8:24 AM
  • "National Car Rental Increases Efficiency for Business Travelers with New Mobile App: App Designed To Give 'Road Warriors' Speed, Choice and Control" PRNewswire 8:24 AM
  • "QUAN Validates Its Strategy As Apple Contemplates 3D Printing" Business Wire 8:23 AM
  • "Pimp Your Screen 2.0 is here - featuring Themes, revamped user interface" prMac 8:39 AM
  • "Flashback 1.0 for iOS - Capture Photos and Video Simultaneously" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Vox 1.0 makes beautiful music" TUAW 8:10 AM
  • "Keep On Running: Maze Of Darkness Launches For iOS" AppAdvice 8:07 AM
  • "Spotify updates iOS and Android apps with curated playlists feature" The Inquirer 7:32 AM
  • "Spotify For iOS Gets 'Expert Playlists" AppleBitch 7:28 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Carl Icahn Buys 4 Million Dell Shares: Vocal Detractor of Company Buyout Now Owns 8.9%" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:28 PM
  • "Carl Icahn snaps up 4 million more Dell shares: With an 8.9 percent stake in the company, the activist investor is now the PC maker's second largest shareholder after company founder and CEO Michael Dell." CNET News 9:12 PM
  • "The never-ending Dell deal?" Fortune 12:46 PM
  • "Windows tablets capture more share, but Surface suffers: Microsoft shipped 300,000 Surface tablets in Q2, just 15 percent of all Windows tablets, says IDC" Computerworld 4:46 PM
  • "Microsoft cuts Surface Pro by $100 for back-to-school promotion" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:28 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface: Pro Price Cut to $799 Follows $900M RT Write-Down" The Diplomat 9:42 AM
  • "Microsoft cuts Surface Pro price by $100 for the month of August (US, Canada, Hong Kong, and Taiwan)" Windows Phone Central 9:41 AM
  • "Microsoft lops $100 off Surface Pro price in US but UK price remains £719" V3 9:14 AM
  • "Could Microsoft's rebranding extend far beyond SkyDrive?" InfoWorld 9:15 AM
  • "IBM Gets Allies to Chip Away at Intel: Google, Others Join Effort to Break Big Blue's Power Designs Out of a Niche" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 PM
  • "Report: IBM To Furlough Most Of Its U.S. Hardware Staff In Late August To Cut Costs As Unit Struggles" Forbes 9:28 PM
  • "IBM CEO doesn't forget Parris in Power and Mainframe top job lob: Rometty plays appoints GMs after swapping units' heads" The Register 11:11 AM
  • "IBM fighting to hold on to $2bn megadeal with India's Airtel – report" Information Age 9:52 AM
  • "Reminder - IBM Goes Ex-Dividend Soon" Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "HP Sees Interest From Apple, Facebook in Moonshot Servers: Report" eWeek 12:41 PM
  • "HP Networking Warranty Support Now Three Years, 24/7" The VAR Guy 9:47 AM
  • "HP shutting down Snapfish photo sharing and printing service in India, Belgium, Netherlands and Spain" NDTV Gadgets 9:47 AM
  • "HP launches Twitter treasure hunt for hidden Slate 7 tablets across UK" Mobile Entertainment 9:47 AM
  • "Ad standards group reports Oracle to authorities for IBM attack" Computerworld UK 9:51 AM
  • "Can Infor upset the Oracle-SAP duopoly?" InfoWorld 9:51 AM
  • "Intel Corporation Losing Income Faster Than Anticipated" Financials Trend 9:49 AM
  • "Blowing The Whistle On Advanced Micro Devices Hyperbole" Seeking Alpha 10:20 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s VP Says India Is A Critical Market For AMD" Property Mentor Group 9:48 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. offers original low control Enhanced Processing Unit" NYSE Post 9:48 AM
  • "Cisco upgrades network for Internet exchange operator in Brazil" Lightwave 9:44 AM
  • "Cisco Global Survey Reveals Majority of Aspiring Execs See Big Future for Video in the Enterprise" TechZone 360 9:45 AM
  • "Cisco Global Survey Reveals That the Majority of Aspiring Executives See a Big Future for Video in the Workplace" MarketWired 9:21 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Several Catalysts For Beleaguered Apple" Seeking Alpha 12:32 PM
  • "iTunes Update: In the latest quarter the iTunes group top line grew by 25%." asymco 9:32 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Facebook, Apple gains help lift Nasdaq/Social network moves past IPO price; Qualcomm downgraded" MarketWatch 4:28 PM
  • "Stocks end with a whimper: Stocks ended with a whimper Monday, after hitting record highs once again last week." CNNMoney 4:28 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Ease off Highs as Mixed Economic Data Weigh" TheStreet 4:28 PM
  • "Stock Futures Zigzag as Global Data Take Spotlight" FOXBusiness 9:56 AM
  • "Stocks Close Lower: Investors paused to evaluate the latest lineup of economic data and corporate-earnings reports." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia shares fall; yen drags Nikkei Average lower/Japanese stocks continued to be weighed down by a strong yen on Tuesday, while shares in Sydney were slightly lower before the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy meeting." MarketWatch 9:30 PM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks rise for sixth straight session" MarketWatch 11:33 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:11 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:11 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:42 PM

 
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