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Friday Highlights: Will Apple play Christmas spoiler for retailers as consumers opt for expensive iPhone 6 models?; you may have noticed Apps in the App Store are no longer "Free" but instead say "Get", Philip Elmer-DeWitt explains; Jonny Evans dives in to the Apple Pay pool and how users of the service spend big; is Apple's thermonuclear war on Android over? It might be suggests Jeff John Roberts at Gigaom, in light of court filings; Apple updates iWork for iCloud with more languages, fonts, easy file renaming — more in our OS X section; Ted Landau discusses bug causing Yosemite to rename shared computers; Dennis Sellers reviews WALTR, an OS X app letting you copy files to your iDevice w/o iTunes; iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus was 6:1, now down to 3:1; current "Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much"; Gorilla Glass 4 very tough; more dangers in Masque malware as legit apps have been infiltrated; iPhone 6 Plus shipping times down, in stock in more places ahead of holidays; TechCrunch has a pic of a 24k gold iPad Air 2; John Stewart received a surprising call from Steve Jobs after the comedian skewered Apple on his show; is the future of homework to be found in video games!?; and could games receive new ratings for sexism?; Walt Mossberg's Re/code blog kills comments.

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  • "Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval"  Reuters 2:56 PM
  • "Apple's $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light" Gigaom 5:16 PM
  • "Did iPhone 6 Demand Catch Apple by Surprise?"  Bloomberg TV 2:57 PM
  • "Will Apple's iPhone 6 ruin Christmas for retailers? Money spent on a phone can't be spent on something else"  MarketWatch 8:19 AM
  • "Why Get is Apple's new Free" Fortune 8:28 AM
  • "Apple ends patent war on Android, deal suggests"  Gigaom 9:02 AM
  • "Google and Android OEMs apparently close to settlement with Rockstar over ex-Nortel patents" Foss Patents 8:22 AM
  • "Google Agrees to Settlement in Rockstar Patent Infringement Fight" The Mac Observer 11:06 AM
  • "iWork for iCloud updated with eight new languages, easier document renaming and more" 9to5Mac 8:17 AM
  • "Apple adds new languages to iWork for iCloud, including Spanish, German, French & Chinese" AppleInsider 8:17 AM
  • "iWork for iCloud gets new languages, fonts, easier file renaming and more" iDownload Blog 9:00 AM
  • "Manual photo uploads now available to all Apple users" AppleInsider 2:53 PM
  • "Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist: It's not clear what this second beta of Apple's OS is designed to fix" InfoWorld 2:57 PM
  • "OS X 10.10.2 [14C68k] Brings Safari 8.0.2, Mail 8.2 Updates" FairerPlatform 7:33 AM
  • "OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Users Experiencing Issues With YouTube Videos in Safari" MacRumors 2:54 PM
  • "Bugs and Fixes: What's with Yosemite renaming shared computers?" Macworld 7:38 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies" Macworld 7:38 AM
  • "WALTR a great tool for moving audio, Video data from your Mac to your iOS device" Apple Daily Report 7:56 AM
  • "How to change the default system font in Mac OS X" MacIssues 10:34 AM
  • "Google's new Bookmark Manager surfaces in latest Chrome Beta" iDownload Blog 9:12 AM
  • "Get Better Battery Life On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:33 AM
  • "How Your Mac Can Do Automatically What You Once Used To Do Manually" NoodleMac 7:33 AM
  • "Free: Another Way To Flip Through Flickr Photos On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:33 AM
  • "The Jack-of-all-Trades App For Macs" Mac 360 7:32 AM
Press Releases
  • "Feral announces 'A Mac Gaming Christmas' giveaway" TechnologyTell 8:19 AM
  • "Creaceed Releases Prizmo 3.0 for OS X Yosemite" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Chronos Announces Greeting Card Shop 2" Chronos 7:34 AM
  • "Evernote 6: Yosemite Inspired UI, Table Tweaks, More" FairerPlatform 7:33 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Split between iPhone 6 and Plus models settled down to 3-to-1 after initial 6-to-1 lead" 9to5Mac 8:59 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Outsells iPhone 6 Plus by Wide Margin" 24/7 Wall St. 7:34 AM
  • "Existing Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much, didn't diversify enough" AppleInsider 9:33 AM
  • "Amazon joins Apple, Google and Facebook in green data centre pledge" V3 8:05 AM
  • "Corning's Gorilla Glass 4 might save your phone from breaking when dropped" The Next Web 8:22 AM
  • "Stratos: 30 Percent of US Smartphone Owners to Use Apple Pay and Google Wallet during the Holidays" MacPrices 10:08 AM
  • "New iPhone output to rise 80% quarter-over-quarter in Q4" AppleDailyReport 8:24 AM
  • "Microsoft's new Cortana ad mocks Siri for lack of contextual reminders and traffic reports" 9to5Mac 2:54 PM
  • "Xiaomi Aims to be #1 Smartphone OEM Within 10 Years, Apple Urges Caution" DailyTech 9:00 AM
  • "Here's a look at the earliest version of the Apple Watch's Digital Crown... from IBM" 9to5Mac 4:40 PM
  • "Compared to iOS, Android Lollipop adoption rates suck" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Report: Sony Ditches Steve Jobs Movie/Will the third Steve Jobs movie ever get made? Don't count it out just yet." PC Magazine 2:53 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "European parliament may propose search services split in threat to Google" Reuters 4:37 PM
  • "FCC Hoping Its Net Neutrality Rules Survive Inevitable Litigation" [Paid Membership Required] 3:22 PM
  • "Google launches ad-free net experiment" BBC 11:08 AM
  • "Why iPhone 6s could get a massive camera upgrade, this week on The CultCast" Cult of Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Podcast: App Store Get vs Free, Pappy Van Winkle, CoD, Plus More!" Insanely Great Mac 7:34 AM
  • "Apple iOS Masque flaw dangers: Legitimate app infiltration discovered" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "Check again: Apple says iPhone 6 Plus is in stock in more places" Gigaom 10:34 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Ship Times Improve Ahead of the Holidays" iClarified 8:22 AM
  • "Shipping times improve for select iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models" iDownload Blog 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Watch price, release date and features" V3 8:05 AM
  • "This Is What A 24K Gold iPad Air 2 Looks Like" TechCrunch 7:38 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Slingshot Puzzle For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "Amigo Pancho For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "AngerOfStick2 For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:43 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:05 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:05 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:05 AM

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  • "Coin Review: Is Coin the future of payments or just a stepping stone?" BGR 11:07 AM
  • "Review: Seidio DILEX Pro Case with Metal Kickstand and Holster for iPhone 6" Run Around Tech 8:23 AM
  • "iPhone 6 case review: Inner Exile Hydra self-healing case" TechnologyTell 8:19 AM
  • "The Wallet Case for the iPhone 6 Plus is best suited to gals" Apple Daily Report 7:57 AM
  • "SteelSeries Stratus XL Hardware Review" 148Apps 8:14 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iPad apps for editing your photos like a pro: After reviewing Pixelmator for iPad, I wanted to see how it stacked up against its biggest competitors in the photo-editing category." CNET 10:32 AM
  • "Hands On: Neato (iOS)" MacNN 8:10 AM
  • "Hands On: Thesaurus Rex (iOS)" MacNN 8:10 AM
  • "How To Read Thoughts iOS App Review" Tapscape 3:31 PM
  • "Minecraft: Pocket Edition is better than ever in version 0.10.0" Greenbot 8:10 AM
  • "'Necklace Of Skulls' Review - A Unique Adventure Through Mayan Myths" Touch Arcade 11:08 AM
  • "'Crossy Road' Review - Watch Out for That Train!" Touch Arcade 9:02 AM
  • "How to fix the rear iSight camera in your iPhone: The ultimate guide" iMore 2:56 PM
  • "Why Every Estimate for Apple Watch Sales in 2015 is Completely Wrong" The Mac Observer 4:35 PM
  • "12 Apple Watch details we now think we know" Computerworld 3:20 PM
  • "Why Steve Jobs Might Be 'Spinning In His Grave' This Black Friday" Benzinga 10:33 AM
  • "Why does Qualcomm lag behind Apple in the tablet processor space?" Market Realist 8:28 AM
  • "Here's What Happened When Steve Jobs Called Jon Stewart After He Made Fun Of Apple On TV" Business Insider 8:26 AM
  • "How 3 little letters could change the App Store" Daily Dot 8:12 AM
  • "This Boss Prefers An iPad To A PC" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Apple And Google's Fighting Is Killing Me" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "The future of homework is ... video games" VentureBeat 10:30 AM
  • "How Comcast Could Compete with Google and Facebook" The Information 9:11 AM
  • "Will Games Be Rated For Sexism?" TG Daily 8:25 AM
  • "Re/code kills comments: I have something to say" Macworld 7:38 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Kingdom Rush Origins' Tower Defender Released for iPhone and iPad" The Mac Observer 3:37 PM
  • "The iPhone Merry Charger brings more holiday cheer than you could ever ask for" Coolest Gadgets 2:56 PM
  • "What are the best leather iPhone 6 cases?" Geek 2:56 PM
  • "Magpul Updates Its Popular 'Field Case' for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus" MacRumors 2:56 PM
  • "Square Announces Plans to Begin Accepting Apple Pay in 2015" MacRumors 2:55 PM
  • "Square plans to begin accepting Apple Pay with new NFC-compatible hardware in 2015" AppleInsider 2:55 PM
  • "AirParrot 2 brings Mac & Windows screen mirroring to Chromecast, drag and drop media streaming" 9to5Mac 2:55 PM
  • "Clothespin piano lets you play music on your iPad" TUAW 8:26 AM
  • "New Adidas Service Lets You Print Your iPhone, Android Photos On Your Shoes" Redmond Pie 8:24 AM
  • "Vimeo for iOS updated with revamped video screen and improved notification controls" AppAdvice 8:17 AM
  • "The latest contender for your automated kitchen: the $200 smart frying pan" 9to5Mac 8:17 AM
  • "Deepak Chopra, MD and DTS, Inc. Revolutionize Meditation with Multidimensional Sound App" PRNewswire 8:05 AM
  • "Research and Markets: India Smartphone Market to 2015: Mobile Handset Smartphone Sales by Vendor and by Operating System - Nokia, Samsung, LG, Sony Mobile, RIM, Apple, Motorola, HTC" Business Wire 7:58 AM
  • "Arxan's Annual Report: 'State of Mobile App Security' Reveals an Increase in App Hacks for Top 100 Mobile Apps" Business Wire 7:57 AM
  • "Farm Animal Fun Games released for iOS - Ready to play on the Farm?" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Graphic Design App Candy Apple Updated to Version 1.5" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "A ridiculously cool parkour action game - Kour : Field Agent" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Rock Zombie - The beat 'em up of Wii U and Steam comes to iOS today" prMac 7:37 AM
  • "Improve your ability to Multitask with Source Point - Free Mobile Game" prMac 7:37 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's horrible, no good, very bad week of outages" Neowin 11:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop" Computing 8:24 AM
  • "Microsoft Refreshes Bing With Mobile and Map Updates" eWeek 5:20 PM
  • "Microsoft releases another Cortana vs. Siri TV commercial in time for the holiday season" WinBeta 12:40 PM
  • "Will Microsoft Stock React Today to This Analyst Action?" TheStreet 11:05 AM
  • "Microsoft agrees a $30m deal with Real Madrid" BetaNews 9:18 AM
  • "Google settles patent case with Microsoft, Apple consortium" Neowin 8:24 AM
  • "Is Microsoft Stock a Buy After Its 70% Gain?" Money Morning 8:08 AM
  • "Windows 10 NT kernel gets bumped from 6.4 to 10 in recent internal builds" WinBeta 7:59 AM
  • "Stay in touch with Microsoft with the Windows Feedback and Insider Hub apps" TechRepublic 8:01 AM
  • "Intel's data center group: Cloud, custom, networking to fuel growth" ZDNet 11:35 AM
  • "Intel shares reach highest since 2001 on annual sales forecast" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 11:07 AM
  • "Intel's Mobile Future Seems On Track After Analyst Day: What Wall Street's Saying" TheStreet 11:06 AM
  • "Intel plans 3D NAND flash next year for 'as much storage as you want'" PCWorld 8:59 AM
  • "AMD reveals high-end 'Carrizo' APU, its first fully HSA-compliant chip" PCWorld 8:52 AM
  • "​AMD's answer to NVIDIA G-Sync arrives on Samsung monitors in 2015" Engadget 7:51 AM
  • "Will Oracle Stock React Today to This Analyst Action?" TheStreet 7:52 AM
  • "Jefferies Initiates Coverage On Oracle" benzinga 7:51 AM
  • "The rising importance of big data to big business" BetaNews 9:16 AM
  • "Cloud-based software is a major revenue source for service providers" BetaNews 9:18 AM
  • "In a cloud outage, no one can hear you scream" InfoWorld 9:21 AM
  • "Microsoft says Storage service performance update brought Azure down/Summary: Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services." ZDNet 11/20
  • "Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem/Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems." InformationWeek 11/20
  • "Microsoft blames performance update for Azure outage" BetaNews 11/20
  • "Microsoft Azure outage affecting businesses worldwide" ITProPortal 11/20
  • "Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update: Microsoft detailed the cause of Azure service interruptions that continued through Wednesday for some customers" IDG News Service 11/20
  • "Microsoft performance update caused Azure to stumble Tuesday" Gigaom 11/20
  • "Microsoft says Storage service performance update brought Azure down/Summary: Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services." ZDNet 11/20
  • "Microsoft apologizes for Azure outage; storage upgrade to blame" Neowin 11/20
  • "Microsoft's lawsuit against Samsung upheld by court" Neowin 11/20
  • "Windows 10 build 9879 going out to 'slow ring' participants soon" Neowin 11/20
  • "Windows 10 Consumer Preview features might start showing up in early 2015" Neowin 11/20
  • "Microsoft Ventures accelerator program looks to reposition itself: The accelerator to boost 'logical progression' startups; focus on mature startups that are brought in through reference from ecosystem partners" Business Standard 11/20
  • "As Moore's Law approaches 50, Intel battling to keep up" PCWorld 11/20
  • "Intel Delivers Big Surprise With Dividend Hike and 2015 Guidance" 24/7 Wall St. 11/20
  • "Five big questions for Intel/Summary: Intel's annual sit-down with investors today comes at an interesting time both for the company and the industry. Analysts have lots of questions." ZDNet 11/20
  • "Intel gives upbeat outlook for 2015 revenue, stock gains" Reuters 11/20
  • "Intel rallies after upping dividend, setting 2015 guidance" Seeking Alpha 11/20
  • "Intel to work with Europol on fighting cybercrime: Intel's McAfee branch will share technical information with the European Cybercrime Centre" IDG News Service 11/20
  • "Intel and Europol team up to fight cybercrime" Computerworld 11/20
  • "Intel's lame duck mobile chips gobbled by CASH COW: Chipzilla won't have money-losing mobe unit to kick about anymore" Channel Register 11/20
  • "Intel's Knight's Hill cut down to 10nm" Channel Eye 11/20
  • "Intel's Newest Basis Watch Now Shares Heart-Rate Data to Other Apps" Re/code 11/20
  • "For Opening Ceremony and Intel's MICA Smart Bracelet, Beauty Beats Brains" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/20
  • "Intel CEO: We're 'Not Ashamed' Of How Far Behind We Are In Mobile" Business Insider 11/20
  • "AMD's Carrizo APUs look to boost laptop and all-in-one performance: Due to hit the market in the first half of 2015" The Inquirer 11/20
  • "AMD Announces Carrizo and Carrizo-L APUs, Sales Start in Mid-2015 – Video" Softpedia 11/20
  • "AMD Unveils Its First APUs Based on Heterogeneous System Architecture" NDTV Gadgets 11/20
  • "AMD Future of Compute: Samsung, Square Enix and More Announce Partnerships" NDTV Gadgets 11/20
  • "AMD Mobile 'Carrizo' Family of APUs Designed to Deliver Significant Leap in Performance, Energy Efficiency in 2015" BroadWayWorld 11/20
  • "AMD Announces Major Technology Partnerships at Future of Compute Event" BroadWayWorld 11/20
  • "AMD Announces Upcoming Samsung FreeSync Displays" AnandTech 11/20
  • "Laptop? All-In-One? Tablet? HP's Core M-Powered Envy X2 Hybrids Are All That And More" Digital Trends 11/20
  • "Hewlett-Packard Earnings Preview: 4(X) Cash-Flow (Ex-Cash) Has Us Retaining Our Position" Seeking Alpha 11/20
  • "IBM Gives Retailers A Crystal Ball This Holiday Season" Forbes 11/20
  • "Cisco preparing to pay $188M to Apple-led Rockstar Consortium" Electronista 11/20
  • "Google supporters increasingly recognize flaws of overturned ruling in Oracle's Java copyright case" Foss Patents 11/20
  • "Qualcomm to rival Intel with server chip offering: CEO tells analysts the firm is working on chips for the data centre" The Inquirer 11/20
  • "Qualcomm to tap server market with the help of China: Qualcomm plans to co-develop the technology with Chinese partners" IDG News Service 11/20
  • "Lenovo launches REACHit app for storage management/Summary: The app connects user's PC, Android or iOS device to their storage accounts from Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and Box." ZDNet 11/20
  • "Why India shouldn't be succeeding — but is about to experience an innovation boom" VentureBeat 11/20
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Inc. Stock Still Has Plenty Of Room To Grow" ValueWalk 8:59 AM
  • "Is Apple Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?" Zacks 8:27 AM
Industry News
  • "Record Closes in Sight as 'Easy Money' Keeps Stocks in the Green" TheStreet 2:59 PM
  • "Stocks Rally on China Rate Cut, Dovish Draghi" FOXBusiness 2:58 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise on China, Draghi: China Cuts Interest Rates; Draghi Says ECB Ready to Expand Stimulus" [Paid Membership Required] 2:58 PM
  • "Japan stocks rise further as yen rebounds: Japan stocks rose further on Friday, with yen strengthening against the greenback after the country's finance minister expressed concerns about the currency's recent sharp drop." MarketWatch 7:39 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks enjoy China, Draghi economic-policy pop/Equities across Europe jumped Friday as central banks in China and Europe announced fresh measures to jump start their respective slumping economies." MarketWatch 10:52 AM

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