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Friday Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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  • "Obama's Apple Rescue" ["The ban would have derailed Apple's current strategy of selling older models to compete with Samsung's cheaper line of phones. It also would have emboldened Samsung to stretch the definition of FRAND licensing, and to demand more for its basic patents, which would potentially set off a terrible chain reaction of patent battles within the mobile industry, threatening to grind innovation to a halt."]  The New Yorker 8:27 AM
  • "Desperately Seeking Innovation: Perhaps the problem is that Apple has become too large and too institutionalized: has moved too far away from its scrappy revolutionary roots to build anything startling and unique. That happened to Microsoft more than a generation ago and arguably may be happening to Google right now. Yet a case can be made for the notion that big equals innovation."  MacNewsWorld 8:48 AM
  • "Is Apple Making A Comeback? A Historical Perspective" Seeking Alpha 2:16 PM
  • "Apple succeeds on appeal: dismissed ITC patent case against Google's Motorola Mobility alive again"  Foss Patents 12:10 PM
  • "Apple given another chance to go after Motorola in court: Apple can once again go after Motorola Mobility, using two of its multitouch patents, an appeals court says." CNET News 1:10 PM
  • "Appeals Court Revives Apple's Multitouch Patent Case Against Google's Motorola" AllThingsD 2:30 PM
  • "Appeals court kicks back ITC decision in Apple case against Motorola" IDG News Service 3:28 PM
  • "Apple Patent Case Against Google's Motorola Revived" Bloomberg 4:19 PM
  • "Apple Faces Hurdles Attracting First-Time Smartphone Buyers"  AllThingsD 8:15 AM
  • "Apple's iPhones retain their value. Samsung's Androids don't. The price of an iPhone 4 on eBay and China's Taobao has actually increased since April." Fortune 8:14 AM
  • "iPhone holds value better than do Samsung phones -- analyst" CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "VirnetX adds newly granted patent to lawsuit against Apple" IDG News Service 8:07 AM
  • "Publishers in E-Book Antitrust Case File Objection to DOJ's Proposed Punishment for Apple" MacRumors 6:28 PM
  • "Publishers Protest DOJ's Proposal for Apple iBooks Conviction" The Mac Observer 9:15 PM
  • "Google Has A Major Security Flaw In Chrome That Gives People Easy Access To Your Passwords" Business Insider 8:59 AM
  • "Google Chrome flaw exposes user passwords: A security flaw in Google's Chrome browser allows anyone with access to a user's computer to see all of their stored passwords directly from the settings panel." Telegraph 10:31 AM
  • "Finding passwords saved by Google's Chrome browser is surprisingly easy" Engadget 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Beta 5" AppleBitch 3:33 PM
  • "Apple seeds OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 5, Mountain Lion 10.8.5 beta 7" AppleInsider 4:09 PM
  • "Latest OS X Mavericks Preview showcases iBooks for Mac [Gallery] 9 to 5 Mac 4:09 PM
  • "A Visual Tour of iBooks for OS X Mavericks" TekRevue 6:03 PM
  • "How to Repair a Mac Disk with fsck from Single User Mode" OS X Daily 3:28 PM
  • "How to solve the worst email annoyances" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4: Format drives as Mac OS Extended" Apple Support 2:18 PM
  • "Review: Opera 15 browser for Mac sells its soul for speed and slickness" Macworld 8:42 AM
  • "Mac Gems: OptiPNG makes PNG files smaller without losing image quality" Macworld 10:31 AM
  • "iTunes Tip: Find a File on Your Hard Disk" Kirkville 8:48 AM
  • "MacMost Now 901: Better Ways To Choose Photos To Upload" MacMost 10:05 AM
  • "Encrypt Your Time Machine Backup Disks For Extra Security [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Is There A Better Way To Manage Podcasts Than Apple iTunes? Downcast Comes To The Mac" NoodleMac 7:57 AM
  • "A New Way To Create And Manage Notes, Save Files, Add And Track Ideas On A Mac" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Minitube: This Is The Better Way To Find And Watch YouTube Videos On A Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:57 AM
  • "The Craziest Way Ever To Focus Your Writing, And Eliminate Writer's Block On A Mac" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Internet realizes Chrome doesn't keep passwords secure, should also realize we have apps for that!" iMore 11:15 AM
  • "Video - Hackintosh Project: Haswell Hackintosh running Mavericks (#14)" Insanely Great Mac 10:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "SimCity For Mac release date announced but is it too little too late?" Mac Gamer HQ 5:58 PM
  • "Xcode 5 (Developer Preview 5). Now Available To Developers." RazorianFly 12:11 PM
  • "Excel Software Ships PluginProtect Photoshop on Mac and Windows for Protection and Licensing" Excel Software 7:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Consumers Prefer Mobile Devices Over PCs for Media and Entertainment" ["Streaming media is growing, and the streaming TV and movies category is the best scoring category at 78. Apple's iTunes scores the highest of any measured company in the study, using a slightly different model than its streaming counterparts to secure a score of 80. iTunes customers download content before viewing, setting the service apart from its true streaming competitors."]  ForeSee 8:22 AM
  • "Apple's iTunes Is The USA's Favorite Video Streaming Service" AppAdvice 8:23 AM
  • "Apple's iTunes streams satisfaction, beating out Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO GO" VentureBeat 11:03 AM
  • "PC market flat in Q2 2013, despite tablet growth: Android takes 17% of PC market in Q2 as PC vendors turn to Google for tablets" ["Apple remained the top PC vendor in Q2, with a 4.5 million unit lead over second-placed Lenovo. But Apple's share fell more than two percentage points to 17.1% from 19.4% in Q2 last year due an annual decrease in iPad shipments. Desktop and notebook shipments only accounted for around 20% of its total PC shipments. With tablet vendors attacking Apple on price it must bring fresh innovation to future generations of its iPad range if it is to maintain the lead it has built in the PC market."] Canalys 8:23 AM
  • "PC Market Levels Out, Apple Still Dominates But Lenovo Is Gaining" AppAdvice 8:37 AM
  • "IDC: 13 percent iPhone market share might be Apple's lucky number" VentureBeat 12:58 PM
  • "IDC on Smartphones: Android Gains Share, Apple Loses Share, and Microsoft Passes BlackBerry" The Mac Observer 3:20 PM
  • "Android reaches massive 80% market share, Windows Phone hits global high, iPhone languishes" VentureBeat 12:57 PM
  • "Windows Phone 8 Seizes On iPhone Dry Spell: Android leads, iOS is slipping and Windows Phone 8 is inching forward. But until new products arrive this fall, it's premature to call winners and losers." InformationWeek 2:33 PM
  • "Samsung prepares to take on Apple and Google again as smartwatch patent revealed" Telegraph 8:32 AM
  • "Used Smartphone Market 'Poised To Explode,' Apple iPhone Holding Up Better Than Samsung Galaxy" Forbes 2:31 PM
  • "Amazon now offering game and software downloads for PC and Mac in the UK" The Verge 7:58 AM
  • "Amazon Appstore Now Open To Web Apps, With One-Click In-App Purchases In Tow" TechCrunch 8:26 AM
  • "Amazon expands scope of Appstore with addition of web apps" The Verge 9:42 AM
  • "The apps that Apple does not want you to use: They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using." Telegraph 8:28 AM
  • "JOBS movie clip, 'Leaving Apple.'" CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher wants you to know he's a tech guy at heart" CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "New 'Jobs' trailer backed by Macklemore remix" GeekWire 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft's Newest Ad Pits The Struggling Surface RT Against The iPad [Video] Cult of Mac 5:16 PM
  • "Microsoft Continues iPad Bashing in Latest Surface Ad [Video] iClarified 2:15 PM
  • "Chinese gamers think Plants vs. Zombies 2 is too hard, accuse developers of discrimination" TechHive 8:37 AM
  • "iPhone thief gets his own blog, courtesy of his victim" TUAW 2:16 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft tries to woo former MobileMe users with 15GB of extra free SkyDrive space" Neowin 9:21 PM
  • "On the Edge of failure: Ubuntu smartphone looks unlikely to reach crowdfunding goal" The Verge 7:16 PM
  • "Moore's Law could stay on track with extreme UV progress" Ars Technica 6:29 PM
  • "Windows Phone global shipments up 77%, extending lead over BlackBerry" GeekWire 4:22 PM
  • "Forensic Experts Poke Holes in Snapchat and Facebook" Mashable 10:07 AM
  • "'Doom' and 'Quake' legend John Carmack joins Oculus as technology chief" The Verge 9:43 AM
  • "Oculus Rift hires Doom co-creator John Carmack as Chief Technology Officer" Engadget 9:43 AM
  • "Localytics overhauls its web and mobile apps analytics platform (exclusive)" VentureBeat 8:52 AM
  • "ACM 216: Apple's ITC Wins, the DOJ's iTunes Power Push, and Rapidfire" The Mac Observer 8:33 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live: Technical Difficulties Episode" TUAW 4:09 PM
  • "iTunes Store seeing outage preventing 'some users' from making purchases" 9 to 5 Mac 12:11 PM
  • "iTunes Store Facing Outage, Preventing Some Users From Making Purchases" iClarified 12:11 PM
  • "Apple acknowledges that the iTunes Store is down for some users" iDownload Blog 1:07 PM
  • "Apple's iTunes services disrupted for some" CNET News 1:10 PM
  • "Samsung gains as Apple display supplier, says researcher" CNET News 8:09 AM
  • "Purported 'iPhone 5S' camera module has separate LED flash component" AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "Apple's 'iPhone 5C' leaks again in highest-quality photos yet" BGR 9:43 AM
  • "New, high-quality shots of 'iPhone 5C' casing appear" CNET News 3:29 PM
  • "New high-quality iPhone 5C plastic case images leak" Neowin 9:30 PM
  • "Apple's new iOS 7 beta 5 includes more design tweaks, extra features and new improvements" Macworld UK 8:36 AM
  • "Apple Announces Global Fake Charger Trade-In After Safety Issues" Huffington Post UK 8:41 AM
  • "Apple, Inc. gets its fingerprints on advanced touch sensor, appears difficult for Android to copy" AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "Is My USB Power Adapter from Apple? A Visual Guide" FairerPlatform 7:49 AM
  • "Steve Jobs is co-inventor on patent for computer interface with a single window mode of operation" AppleDailyReport 8:00 AM
  • "AppleCare chat support to soon go 24/7, new iOS-like web support interface coming" 9 to 5 Mac 10:31 AM
  • "Apple to Significantly Improve AppleCare" Mashable 3:29 PM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro battery life sucks? Here's how to fix it!" iMore 8:41 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Army Wars Tactics For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 8:56 AM
  • "Cannon Crasha For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:56 AM
  • "Legends of Chaos HD For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:40 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:40 AM

  • "Apple TV review - what is Apple TV; Apple TV buying advice; Apple TV specs" Macworld UK 8:49 AM
  • "Axtremex Micro SSD review - Portable flash drive" PC Advisor 8:49 AM
  • "Leap Motion Control is intriguing and fun, but not quite ready for prime time" AppleDailyReport 7:59 AM
  • "Reviews: Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid for iPhone 5" iLounge 8:49 AM
  • "Review: Spigen SGP Tough Armor Case for iPhone 5" Run Around Tech 8:49 AM
  • "Review - NuGuard KX iPhone 5 Mil-Spec case Review" MacNN 7:56 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 7 preview: FaceTime audio for when you want to be heard but not seen" iMore 1:07 PM
  • "Hands-on: Twitter's new two-factor authentication sounds cool, but we can't get it to work" PCWorld 10:08 AM
  • "Appidemic: Pacific Rim for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" TechnologyTell 8:52 AM
  • "Move Over Skype And FaceTime, Here's Vtalkie, The Video Walkie Talkie For iPhone, iPad" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Shadowrun Returns Review" Mac|Life 3:34 PM
  • "Lightning Fighter 2 Review: Finally, a game that tells the player to go to hell... bullet hell, that is." 148Apps 3:29 PM
  • "Brick Roll Review: Ready for an old-school challenge? Be ready for Brick Roll." 148Apps 9:43 AM
  • "WakeUp Challenge Review: WakeUp Challenge is a great way to get brains working in the morning, but a nightmare for those who love to hit the 'snooze' button." 148Apps 2:18 PM
  • "Pocket Fort HD Review: Pocket Fort HD seems to borrow heavily from another source, but its total lack of fun is the real disappointment." 148Apps 8:52 AM
  • "Kid Tripp Review: Kid Tripp is challenging, but far too often slips into frustration." 148Apps 2:30 PM
  • "Temple Review: Temple is a fitness tracker that allows users to quickly and easily log their details and set goals to form healthy habits." 148Apps 10:31 AM
  • "Baby Nom Nom Review: Rotate a maze in order to feed a baby in this cutesy and surprisingly enjoyable physics puzzler of sorts." 148Apps 11:30 AM
  • "How To Get iOS 7 Style Weather App On Your iPhone Right Now" Redmond Pie 8:52 AM
  • "Take better DSLR shots using...your smartphone?" TechHive 8:41 AM
  • "Clean your iPhone 5's camera from the inside" TUAW 3:29 PM
  • "Wired in-ear headphones with mics and call quality Article" iLounge 2:31 PM
  • "DoJ Proposed Remedies in Ebook Price-Fixing Suit Miss the Point"  TidBITS 5:27 PM
  • "Microsoft rehashes old arguments in latest anti-iPad Surface ad" AppleInsider 5:18 PM
  • "Apple beats the ITC yet again" BGR 3:29 PM
  • "In The Smartphone Wars It's iOS Vs. Android And Windows Phone Vs. The Rest" TechCrunch 3:26 PM
  • "15 Reasons for Apple's New Product Drought -Tim Cook is Just One" The Mac Observer 3:20 PM
  • "Are Tablets Peaking And Will Laptops Stage A Comeback? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 11:28 AM
  • "Apple's hate for Samsung may be fading" BGR 11:14 AM
  • "iPad's legacy seen falling short of iPhone"  BGR 8:49 AM
  • "For Apple And Samsung, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" AppAdvice 8:37 AM
  • "Oh Man, I Want These Budget iPhone Photos To Be Real" Gizmodo 11:29 AM
  • "Photos: This Might Be What Apple's Cheap iPhone 5C Will Look Like" Business Insider 8:37 AM
  • "What Could Fingerprint Recognition On An iPhone Actually Be Used For?" AppleBitch 8:00 AM
  • "Samsung's New Plan To Defeat Apple's iPhone" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Facebook Battles Snapchat For Visual Communication By Letting iOS Messenger Send Instagrams" TechCrunch 9:20 PM
  • "Man has Amazon package stolen, goes nuclear for justice" CNET News 6:18 PM
  • "How scammers drained $1,700 from my bank account using Starbucks cards" GigaOM 5:46 PM
  • "The smallest and best new Android phones you can buy aren't small at all: Where are the new phones that aren't the size of a compact car?" Ars Technica 5:19 PM
  • "Fruitcake, anyone? Amazon's Kindle Fire slips out of Top 5, showing extreme seasonality" GeekWire 11:29 AM
  • "It's the Tablet's World Now and Microsoft Wasn't Invited" The Mac Observer 10:28 AM
  • "Google Nexus 7 (2013): The Best Android Tablet Yet" HotHardware 10:28 AM
  • "Snooping on your kids: If the NSA's tools were available, I probably would have used them" GigaOM 8:52 AM
  • "Google Chromecast: Is It The Cheapest Mirroring Option?" Digital Trends 8:43 AM
  • "Basic photography etiquette for practicing good behavior" Digital Trends 8:43 AM
  • "Apparent new Sony-branded Google TV making its way through FCC approval" 9 to 5 Google 8:41 AM
  • "Motorola's Moto X is colorful, but not iPhone killer -reviewers" Reuters 8:41 AM
  • "Commercialization won't ruin Instagram video—yet" TechHive 8:42 AM
  • "Dear Instagram: It's You, Not Me/Why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?" PC Magazine 8:17 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Instagram 4.1 Update Out Now! Import Video And Auto-Straighten Photos!" iPhoneography 9:01 PM
  • "Instagram update adds video imports at long last" Macworld 5:47 PM
  • "New Magnetyze® Smartphone Case for iPhone 5 Offers Lightweight Protection, Full-Speed Magnetic Charging" Business Wire 4:20 PM
  • "Exatouch Retail POS Software System Now with TSYS Payment Processing" Business Wire 4:20 PM
  • "Apple Cedes Market Share in Smartphone Operating System Market as Android Surges and Windows Phone Gains, According to IDC" Business Wire 4:20 PM
  • "Blackbaud MobilePay Makes it Easy for Nonprofits to Accept Mobile Payments On The Go" Business Wire 4:20 PM
  • "AOL Adds iPad Support to Streaming Radio Service" PadGadget 3:34 PM
  • "Mobile Payments Platform For Apps Venmo Touch Expands To Android, iOS 7" TechCrunch 3:26 PM
  • "NFL Pro 2014 now available" iMore 2:30 PM
  • "New iOS App Twine Wants To Match You With An Interesting, Flirtatious Stranger" Cult of Mac 2:19 PM
  • "Infuse 1.3 for iOS Gets a Big Dose of AirPlay" FireCore 12:05 PM
  • "Infuse for iOS Updated With Fullscreen TV Out, Wi-Fi File Transfers, AirPlay and More" iClarified 11:14 AM
  • "Tomfoolery's Anchor brings Evernote and email sharing into its 'Facebook for the workplace' app" The Next Web 10:33 AM
  • "Philips Adds Bloom, LightStrips to Hue LED Light Lineup" The Mac Observer 10:05 AM
  • "Shutterfly Debuts Its Own Photo Book Maker For iPad, Shutterfly Photo Story" TechCrunch 9:50 AM
  • "WhatsApp introduces major new audio features" TUAW 9:44 AM
  • "Third-party Chromecast apps stream local movies, pics and more from PCs, Macs, Androids" GigaOM 9:43 AM
  • "Nemetschek touts that 4/6 buildings shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize were designed by Vectorworks firms" Architosh 9:12 AM
  • "Wind River Selected by PATEO for iOS Connectivity on Android Automotive IVI Systems" Business Wire 9:08 AM
  • " Lab PRO for iPhone is Getting Free - For 36 Hours" prMac 10:08 AM
  • "Amazing Monkey King 2.0 - Dangerous Journey Awaits in New Action Game" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "Completing Your Moral Inventory with a Life Inventory iOS App" prMac 8:49 AM
  • "Pimp Your Screen: customize your device with backgrounds, icon skins, app shelves, and more" iDownload Blog 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Stores offering discounts on select accessories this month" iDownload Blog 8:44 AM
  • "Escort Mobile TV – Serving up Free TV for your iDevice" Coolest Gadgets 8:41 AM
  • "Current Apple Store App Free Offer Color Zen Updated With New Puzzles Plus New Music" AppAdvice 8:37 AM
  • "Design Hack Could Make Apple EarPods More Wearable" Mashable 8:33 AM
  • "Sky's Now TV for iOS gets predictive search, faster navigation and more" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "NARR8 brings its interactive ebook and motion comic platform to the iPhone" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "DuoVid for iOS lets you play two videos side-by-side from your library or YouTube" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "New iOS app from iQiyi brings Chinese video fans together to discuss what's trending" The Next Web 8:25 AM
  • "Bind: A Combination Keyboard Tidy And iMac Shelf" Cult of Mac 8:21 AM
  • "FlameStower: Charge Your iPhone Using a Campfire" Cult of Mac 8:18 AM
  • "Back to School iHome Coupons for August, Save Up to $90" FairerPlatform 7:57 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Australian State bans IBM from future work: In Queensland you probably can be fired for buying IBM today" The Register 8:06 AM
  • "IBM barred from Australian state after presiding over 16,000 per cent overspend on payroll project" Computing 9:16 AM
  • "IBM Offers POWER Technology for Licensing, Forms OpenPOWER Consortium" AnandTech 8:48 AM
  • "IBM, Google, Nvidia form OpenPower Consortium to target data centres" V3 9:16 AM
  • "IBM, Google and Nvidia team up to develop data centres" ITProPortal 9:16 AM
  • "IBM to license Power chip design for custom cloud servers" TechSpot 9:14 AM
  • "IBM, Google and Nvidia form Openpower Consortium to rival Intel and AMD" The Inquirer 8:13 AM
  • "Microsoft lost its cool, says former company star Robert Scoble" Melbourne Age 8:17 AM
  • "What Desktop Virtualization Means To Windows 8 - Hardware -" InformationWeek 1:10 PM
  • "Microsoft eases development for Windows Phone apps: The new Windows Phone App Studio can be used to build new apps without coding" IDG News Service 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft starts opening Windows Stores in Best Buys and Future Shops across the US and Canada" The Next Web 8:48 AM
  • "Microsoft wins Office 365 deal with British Airways parent company" V3 8:36 AM
  • "Nintendo And Microsoft Are Failing For The Same Reason" Business Insider 2:34 PM
  • "HP consolidates record management applications" PCWorld 8:07 AM
  • "HP's new services leverage cloud to simplify access to mobile apps" CIOL 9:11 AM
  • "HP brings MPS channel program to Australia: Localised initiative designed for partner-led sales engagement" ARN 9:11 AM
  • "It's Wednesday morning and it's already been a tough week for IBM" GigaOM 8:52 AM
  • "How Cloud Drives Innovation: Three Questions for Nathan Day, Chief Scientist of IBM's SoftLayer" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3:32 PM
  • "Has IBM Finally Gotten Cheap?" TheStreet 9:07 AM
  • "Intel unveils two Atom-based Android tablets for schools" IntoMobile 9:13 AM
  • "Cisco, Nvidia Make Moves in Connected Car Market" eWeek 3:31 PM
  • "Cisco unveils system to connect cars to Wi-Fi, 4G networks" Newsday 3:31 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Supplier Reveals Things Apple Keeps Secret" Forbes 2:19 PM
  • "The Anti-Apple" asymco 8:49 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Zillow slides, but AOL, Finisar rise/Chip stocks slip as AMD, Intel retreat; JDSU, Microsoft advance" MarketWatch 4:09 PM
  • "Stock Futures Sink on Fed Pullback Talk as IBM Falls" TheStreet 8:55 AM
  • "More Losses Seen for Wall Street" FOXBusiness 8:55 AM
  • "Stocks Extend Losing Streak: Investors Hung Back After a Global Selloff on Central-Bank Worries" [Paid Membership Required] 4:10 PM
  • "Stocks stuck in red as taper talk returns" CNNMoney 8:12 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan stocks slammed by firm yen as Asia retreats/Asian stock markets ended lower Wednesday after overnight losses in the U.S. on monetary-policy concerns, with Japan shares falling the most in nearly two months as exporters took a heavy hit from the yen's advance." MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks slip as BOE pressures FTSE 100/European stock markets showed mixed moves on Wednesday, with French banks lifting the CAC 40 index, while U.K. stocks slumped after the Bank of England wasn't as dovish as hoped in its inflation report." MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:08 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:22 PM

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