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  • "Apple, Google Vie to Offer Exclusive Game Apps/The Battle for Mobile Dominance Is Spreading to the Most Lucrative Genre of Apps: Videogames" [Paid Membership Required] 7:55 AM
  • "Handicapping Apple's quarterly earnings and revenue: Q2 2014/Average estimate: $10.32 per share on sales of $43.5B. Apple's guidance: $42 to $44B." Fortune 7:53 AM
  • "Earnings preview: Wall Street expects flat March quarter, awaiting new products in late 2014" AppleInsider 8:27 AM
  • "Apple is just not growing: Pro" CNBC 7:53 AM
  • "FY 14 Second Quarter Results Conference Call" ["Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT"] Apple 8:21 AM
  • "Free OS X Mavericks now powers half of all Macs: Successor likely to ship in October"  Computerworld 8:05 AM
  • "End of the line coming for Apple iChat log-ins to AIM on older Macs: At the end of June, Macs running most older versions of OS X won't be able to use their Apple addresses as an iChat log-in to the AOL Instant Messaging (AIM) service." ZDNet 8:09 AM
  • "Apple to End Support for AIM iChat Logins on Older Versions of OS X Starting June 30" MacRumors 8:31 AM
  • "Mavericks error -36 problem seen with Server 3.1.1" MacWindows 8:31 AM
  • "More on Mavericks InDesign corruption and SMB nsmb.conf" MacWindows 8:31 AM
  • "Mavericks, Outlook, Mail and Exchange Tips and Reports" MacWindows 8:31 AM
  • "Astute Graphics Phantasm 3 for Adobe Illustrator" IT.Enquirer 8:03 AM
  • "iShowU Studio Mac App Review" Tapscape 8:26 AM
  • "How to sync bookmarks with two iCloud accounts" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "How To Solve The Password Mess" Mac 360 8:04 AM
  • "The Starbucks Method Comes To Mac Writing Tools" Mac 360 8:03 AM
  • "An Easier Way To Delete Photo Duplicates From iPhoto On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 8:03 AM
  • "Calculate Dates On Your Mac" Mac 360 8:03 AM
  • "Synckr: A Simplr, Coolr Way To Sync Photos To Flickr" NoodleMac 8:03 AM
Press Releases
  • "Free Sound FX kits from SupaSounds" prMac 7:53 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Coal Ridge teachers find iPad minis increase classroom interaction: Technology program expands to all middle schools in fall" Times-Call 8:10 AM
  • "Apple, Google battle over mobile game exclusivity -- report" CNET 8:10 AM
  • "Apple enticing games publishers with promotion deals in return for exclusivity" 9to5Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Apple and Google Target Mobile Game Makers" The Next Web 8:04 AM
  • "Apple has bigger plans than just song ID with Shazam deal: Apple will integrate music identification technology created by Shazam into the next version of iOS, but could go much further than simple song naming." Computerworld 8:26 AM
  • "Here's why you still have to wait for popular mobile games to launch on Android" BGR 7:54 AM
  • "Apple and Google offer game makers app store promotion in exchange for exclusivity" Gigaom 8:32 AM
  • "Square reportedly in talks to sell after growing losses, held 'informal talks' with Apple" iDownload Blog 8:32 AM
  • "Loch Ness Monster 'spotted', albeit on Apple Maps" Digital Trends 8:31 AM
  • "Did Apple's iOS Maps App Just Find The Loch Ness Monster?" AppAdvice 8:35 AM
  • "Samsung acknowledges one Apple invention: there's an Apple II in its Innovation Museum" 9to5Mac 8:27 AM
  • "Cult of Mac Magazine: Rock Harder With Your Mac" Cult of Mac 8:30 AM
  • "We have a new website! Plus we talk about junk mail and where to find the Loch Ness Monster." The MT Show 8:02 AM
  • "Will a larger iPhone steal sales from the iPad Mini? Possibly, but the overall effect might be neutral, says analyst Gene Munster, as some Phone 6 buyers could opt for an iPad Air instead of a Mini." CNET 8:06 AM
  • "Android Leads in Operating System Share Android and iOS Capture Windows" MacPrices 8:03 AM
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  • "Mac Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:03 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:03 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:02 AM

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  • "Elgato Thunderbolt Dock; the review" IT.Enquirer 8:03 AM
  • "IK Multimedia's iLoud is a Bluetooth speaker even a musician can love" Macworld 8:35 AM
  • "Review: PenClic Bluetooth mouse" MacNN 8:31 AM
  • "Review: Ristretto bag for the iPad is pricey but excellent" Apple Daily Report 8:04 AM
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  • "The best timekeeping iOS apps" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Unread 1.2 Adds Image Viewer, New Gestures, And More" MacStories 8:31 AM
  • "Appidemic: Stryke – Troll Your Friends for iPhone, iPod touch" TechnologyTell 8:27 AM
  • "TidyUp! iPad Game Review" Tapscape 8:26 AM
  • "'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Review - That Old Parker Luck Strikes Again" Touch Arcade 8:35 AM
  • "The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: With great power comes... Ah who cares? I just want to swing!" 148Apps 8:35 AM
  • "How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage" Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "The past and promise of the Apple TV" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Can Comic Sans Neue overcome the 'Most Hated Font' meme?" TechnologyTell 8:28 AM
  • "Time for Apple to come up with a way to merge multiple Apple IDs" Apple Daily Report 8:04 AM
  • "Why iCloud Needs An Extreme Makeover" Mac 360 8:03 AM
  • "How Apple Inc Behaves Like An Onion" Mac 360 8:03 AM
  • "The iPhone 5c Billboard Assault: Apple really, really, really, really wants you to buy an iPhone 5c." Medium 8:02 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "NAB -OWC Shows Off Hardware For All User Levels" MacVoices 8:39 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of April 21: Jason Snell, Al Mooney of Adobe, NAB Wrap-Up and Photo Utilities" MacVoices 8:20 AM
  • "Go PDF 1.0.0 released for iOS - Easily Create PDF Pages from Web Pages" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "MiniBattle New Server Open on April 19" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Full resolution photo editor Tint Mint 1.0 releases for iOS" prMac 7:52 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Why We Think Intel Will Trade North Of $30 Before Year's End" Seeking Alpha 4/20
  • "Microsoft reportedly plans to rename Nokia Oyj: New Microsoft Mobile Oy subsidiary will serve as the company's mobile devices division, according to a letter obtained by Nokiapoweruser." CNET 4/20
  • "Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from ... NOW!" The Register 4/20
  • "Dell kicks-off commercial distribution business with multi city roadshow" IndiaTimes 4/20
  • "IBM: A Decent Q1 But Worse Than Expected Outlook" Seeking Alpha 4/20
  • "Microservers and the hurry up and wait conundrum/Summary: Like most new technologies, the enthusiasm for new developments usually outpaces the revolution. Microservers will play out the same way, but ultimately have a big impact on the data center." ZDNet 4/20
  • "Intel launched embedded Haswell processors" CPU World 4/19
  • "Microsoft to open $1.1 billion 'Project Alluvion' data center in Iowa" GeekWire 4/19
  • "Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com: Fiber, low-cost power has Microsoft building nearly 1.5M square-feet of data center space" Computerworld 4/19
  • "Updated: State approves incentives for $1.1 billion Microsoft data center in West Des Moines" Des Moines Register 4/19
  • "Microsoft App Developers Can Respond to Your Reviews" Tom's Hardware 4/19
  • "HP gains against Cisco in Ethernet switch survey, Huawei not in top 6: Infonetics" Infotech Lead 4/19
  • "HP Innovations launch – some stylish business kit" iTWire 4/19
  • "Experience More with the HP 'Easter EggCellent Promotion' | Attend their Mall Activations & Demo Days!" Bella Naija 4/19
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Earnings Preview: We've Heard This Story Before" Seeking Alpha 7:53 AM
Industry News
  • "What Does the Recent Tech Stock Downturn Mean? The Truth Is Nobody Knows." Re/code 4/18
  • "Asia Markets: Asian shares rise; Nikkei rebound continues/Stock markets in Japan and South Korea in thin trade Friday, while many Asian markets were closed for the Good Friday holiday." MarketWatch 4/18
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks turn higher, but Rémy, Diageo lag/European stocks settled higher Thursday, with Barclays PLC pacing a rise in banking shares as the firm planned to outline its growth strategy, but shares of Rémy Cointreau SA struggled following the cognac maker's profit warning." MarketWatch 4/18

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