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  • "Tim Cook, Steve Jobs and the continuity of Apple's dominance"  Yahoo Finance 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Watch's halo effect may be impossible to resist"  Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Watch out: Will Apple doom the Swiss watch industry?" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Watch Edition customers to receive executive level treatment" ZDNet 8:44 AM
  • "Apple, Beats developing streaming music service" New York Times 8:00 AM
  • "Mac 911: Good backup habits making migrating to a new Mac easier" Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "OS X: Easy Screen Sharing with Messages" Computerworld 8:18 AM
  • "Pointers: Better Links in Mail (OS X)" MacNN 9:05 AM
  • "MarkX adds a bunch of to-do markers to Final Cut Pro X the easy way" IT.Enquirer 7:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook slams US 'dangerous discrimination' laws" AFP 8:07 AM
  • "Tim Cook Calls 'Religious Freedom' Legislation 'Very Dangerous'" MacRumors 8:04 AM
  • "Tim Cook calls Arkansas & Indiana laws 'dangerous,' says they echo days of racial segregation" 9to5Mac 8:05 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook writes op-ed blasting anti-LGBT bills in Indiana and other states" VentureBeat 8:59 AM
  • "Indiana Republicans to host news conference defending 'religious freedom' law" MarketWatch 8:10 AM
  • "Want to work for Apple in the US? Here are the five main jobs for which foreigners are hired" 9to5Mac 8:06 AM
  • "Steve Jobs biopic shoots scenes from unveiling of first iMac in 1998" AppleInsider 8:04 AM
  • "Steve Jobs and the perils of leadership listicles" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:09 AM
  • "Can You Draw the Apple Logo From Memory?" Time 8:26 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Jay Z To Relaunch His New Tidal Music Service Today With Madonna, Kanye, Daft Punk Exclusives In Tow" TechCrunch 8:04 AM
  • "Is the MagSafe Power Adapter Safer Than USB-C?"  Wired 7:54 AM
  • "FDA 'Taking a Very Light Touch' on Regulating the Apple Watch: As wearable health devices proliferate, how will they be regulated?"  Bloomberg 8:59 AM
  • "FDA confirms 'very light touch' regulation for Apple Watch, other wearables" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:37 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:37 AM

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  • "Apple's 13-incher will still cost you a bomb: MacBook Air 2015" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6: The ultimate speed test" BGR 8:59 AM
  • "Review: Prodigee UnderCover Case for the iPhone 6" Run Around Tech 9:05 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The top 7 second-screen apps for supplementing your Major League Baseball experience" TechHive 8:02 AM
  • "Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds Stella Pop is a slick-but-typical bubble-bursting clone" Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Hands On: Toca Builders v1.0.3 (iOS)" MacNN 9:05 AM
  • "Appidemic: Gang Nations for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch" TechnologyTell 9:05 AM
  • "iCloud Photo Library: Explained" iMore 9:06 AM
  • "How to view your iTunes Radio play history on iPhone and iPad" iMore 9:06 AM
  • "Why (most) disk drives need to breathe" ZDNet 8:05 AM
  • "I gave up my iPhone for a week, and my life didn't end" Grist 9:06 AM
  • "Apple Watch Edition perks vs. price: There's an absurdity to it" ZDNet 9:05 AM
  • "Apple Watch will benefit traditional watch companies" BetaNews 8:59 AM
  • "Just walk in and buy an Apple Watch. Are you mad?" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "ifo Apple Store Declares Victory, [All But] Closes" FairerPlatform 7:44 AM
  • "The approach of building an ecosystem around a sensor device seems wrong." AppleDailyReport 7:49 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "You can now create logins directly in 1Password's iOS extension and more" iDownload Blog 9:06 AM
  • "BET brings live broadcasts to its iOS and Android apps" Engadget 8:59 AM
  • "Global Smart Wearable Healthcare Devices and Services Market 2015-2019 WITH Apple, At&T, Ee, Google, Samsung, Sprint, Telefonica & T-Mobile Dominating" PRNewswire 8:43 AM
  • "Report: iPhone and ApplePay Are Opening the Financial Services for Small Business Market to a New Realm of Mobile Point-of-Sale" PRNewswire 8:42 AM
  • "Worldwide Wearables Market Forecast to Reach 45.7 Million Units Shipped in 2015 and 126.1 Million Units in 2019, According to IDC" Business Wire 8:10 AM
  • "Twitter sharing disappears in latest iOS beta, may indicate upcoming app-based extension" 9to5Mac 8:06 AM
  • "TapGlance - Photo realistic interior design on your iPad" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Tap numbers fast in Fast Tap Numbers for iOS" prMac 8:02 AM
  • "24U announces Cryptor for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" prMac 8:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Has Windows 10 Fixed Microsoft's App Store Woes? Not Exactly: The Windows Store is slowly improving, but after almost three years shouldn't it be better?" Digital Trends 3/29
  • "Microsoft Aims To Kill Google Chromebooks With $149 Windows 10 Laptops" Forbes 3/29
  • "Microsoft announces list of devices that will be able to run Windows 10 preview soon" ANI 3/29
  • "Microsoft Vastly Expands Windows 10 Technical Preview To Dozens Of Smartphones" Forbes 3/29
  • "Windows 10 Mobile on track for most Lumia phones: Microsoft's next test version of Windows 10 Mobile, expected around the first week of April, will support a lot more devices than the first one did." CNET 3/29
  • "Microsoft's acquisition of LiveLoop changes PowerPoint work" Digital Trends 3/29
  • "Yahoo! and! Microsoft! extend! tricky! search! deal! talks! by! 30! days!" The Register 3/29
  • "Former HP CEO Fiorina: chances of presidential bid 'higher than 90 percent'" Reuters 3/29
  • "Intel acquisition of Altera not expected to hurt TSMC: analysts" Focus Taiwan 3/29
  • "Intel and Micron team up to conceptualise 10 TB SSDs, but they are a year away from launch, at least" Tech Portal 3/29
  • "Cisco Invests $5M In South Africa's SKA, Plans To Be Tech Partner" AFK Insider 3/29
  • "Cisco Systems Earns Buy Rating from Zacks" Sleek Money 3/29
  • "Chairman Wheeler Predicts FCC Will Beat Legal Challenge To Net Neutrality" TechCrunch 3/29
  • "Can we just link everything to the internet and call it China's new economy? Latest mainland strategy needs game-changing products to work, not more fancy new concepts" South China Morning Post 3/29
  • "'Big Data Revolution' studies the effect of number-crunching on business" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 3/29
  • "Europol chief warns on computer encryption" BBC 3/29
  • "Yahoo, Microsoft extend search partnership talks for 30 days" Reuters 3/28
  • "Microsoft, Yahoo extend their possible search-deal termination date" ZDNet 3/28
  • "Yahoo, Microsoft extend search alliance re-negotiation deadline by 30 days" Techie News 3/28
  • "Next Windows 10 beta should open up support for dozens of Lumia phones" Ars Technica 3/28
  • "Microsoft's next Windows 10 Mobile test build on track to support majority of Windows Phones" ZDNet 3/28
  • "IBM Opens SDN/Virtualization Innovation Centers for CSPs & Large Enterprises" PCC Mobile Broadband 3/28
  • "Why Buffett is sticking with IBM: The Oracle of Omaha tells CNBC why he is sticking with IBM despite its recent woes." CNBC 3/28
  • "Troll Bill Threatens To Weaken All Patents, GCs Say" Law360 3/28
  • "Intel's Rumored Acquisition Of Altera Could Help Protect Its Massive Monopoly In Servers" Forbes 3/28
  • "Intel in talks to buy smaller rival Altera in over $10-bn deal" domain-b 3/28
  • "Intel is said to be in talks to acquire chip maker Altera" Bloomberg 3/28
  • "Salesforce aims to surpass SAP on German market: executive tells WiWo" Reuters 3/28
  • "FCC Nears Opening Some Airwaves for Cheaper Wireless Use: A sharing system would allow some users free access to airwaves, while others could buy licenses in small areas on short-term basis" [Paid Membership Required] 3/28
  • "FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum: Carriers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government" IDG News Service 3/28
  • "The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate" Mashable 3/28
  • "Dimensions Of Flash And Storing The World" Forbes 3/28
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "Stocks get boost from Yellen, break 4-day losing streak" USA Today 3/27
  • "Dollar sees largest two-week decline against euro since 2012" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Stocks Finish Lower for the Week as Fed Talk Spooks Investors" TheStreet 3/27
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stocks Post Steepest Weekly Loss In Two Months" MarketWatch 3/27
  • "US stocks end a tough week with tiny gains, have second-worst week of the year; Oil slumps" Associated Press 3/27
  • "US stock indexes are mostly higher at end of a tough week: U.S. stocks are mostly higher in midday trading after four straight days of losses." Associated Press 3/27
  • "U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak: Major indexes still posted weekly losses" [Paid Membership Required] 3/27
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese stocks notch weekly win/Chinese stocks ended mixed Friday, but Hong Kong shares posted a modest advance for the week, while Shanghai's benchmark scored its third straight week of gains." MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks snap win streak; DAX logs first weekly loss in 2 months/European stocks finished higher Friday, but the region's key benchmark saw its lengthy string of weekly wins come to an end." MarketWatch 3/27
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/27
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 3/27
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3/27

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