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Apple/Macintosh
  • "China Exclusive: Tim Cook: Apple wants everything it develops to enter China market" Xinhuanet 7:50 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook says privacy talks with Chinese government were 'very open'" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Cries 'Troll,' Marvin Gaye: Intellectual Property" Bloomberg 8:17 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple expands TestFlight to include up to 1,000 public beta testers" TUAW 8:49 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Solving a Yosemite post-install disaster" Macworld 8:16 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "iTunes 12 introduces new look, less intuitive interface" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Special iTunes 12 edition" Macworld 9:20 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Mission Control" eXtensions 8:49 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Displays" eXtensions 8:46 AM
  • "Connect A Remote Server In The Finder" Mac 360 7:31 AM
  • "Free: A Multimedia File Inspector For Macs" BohemianBoomer 7:30 AM
  • "How To Retrieve Trashed Files On A Mac After The Trash Has Been Emptied" NoodleMac 7:30 AM
  • "Cheap: Google Maps In The Menubar" Mac 360 7:26 AM
  • "For Designers: How To Simulate Color Blindness On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:26 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Why Apple's Productivity Apps Should Replace Microsoft Office for Mac Users"  Apple Gazette 9:19 AM
  • "Two Requests for Final Cut Pro X" FCPXtv 8:22 AM
Press Releases
  • "Parallels Releases Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Update, Delivers Comprehensive Mac Management with SCCM on Par with Native PC Management" Business Wire 8:24 AM
  • "Mail Designer Pro 2: 50% off for everybody – We love the Mac App Store!" equinux 8:20 AM
  • "New Sound Editing in Final Cut Pro X tutorial from Ripple Training" fcp.co 8:19 AM
  • "This app will hack Continuity to work on your older Mac" Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Coradine launches LogTen Pro X for Mac, iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:32 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China: Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China." CNET 7:51 AM
  • "Amazon Visa Rewards Card Now Compatible With Apple Pay" MacRumors 8:27 AM
  • "Some area banks to use Apple Pay: The electronic payment system debuted this week at a host of retailers" The Clarion-Ledger 8:08 AM
  • "Amazon Rewards Visa card now ready to load in Apple Pay" 9to5Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Amazon Rewards to join Apple Pay" NFC World 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Pay to launch in Korea?" NFC World 8:25 AM
  • "Quiz: How well do you know the iPod? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of of the iPod as Apple's portable music player celebrates its 13th birthday" Telegraph 8:30 AM
  • "Developer says Apple sent them pornographic image when rejecting app" 9to5Mac 7:50 AM
  • "Why did Apple email porn to this man?" BGR 8:07 AM
  • "The Henry Ford [Museum] buys an Apple-1 computer for more than $900,000 for Dearborn museum's collection" WXYZ Detroit 8:07 AM
  • "Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet" Engadget 8:05 AM
  • "Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch Jeff Goldblum Sell the World on Apple...And This Crazy Email Thing" Wired 8:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sprint increases Family Share Pack range with 1GB plan for $20" Electronista 8:19 AM
  • "Sony Has Just Made The Most Beautiful Ad Of The Year — Capturing Bubbles As They Turn Into Ice In Mid-Air" Business Insider 8:18 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Reviews are in on iPad Air 2 and our day with Apple Pay on The CultCast" Cult of Mac 9:20 AM
  • "Podcast: End of Macworld Expo? Mac Hack, Jobs movie + more" Insanely Great Mac 9:18 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Teardown shows iPad mini 3's 'hastily glued' Touch ID Home button makes for difficult screen repairs" 9to5Mac 9:20 AM
  • "Apple files patent for printing maps from your iPhone, iPad" Apple Daily Report 7:57 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Haunted iOS 8.1 update bug surfaces: iPhone apps launching at random" Stabley Times 7:31 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "iPad Air 2 review: Apple's flagship iPad gets Touch ID, a touch of gold and better screen" The Inquirer 8:10 AM
  • "A day buying (and returning) things with Apple Pay" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 8:29 AM
  • "First Impressions: 5K iMac (Spoiler: Wow!)" Kirkville 8:18 AM
  • "Inside the iPad mini 3" ZDNet 8:28 AM
  • "5 great iPhone, iPad accessories for busy people" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "Review: Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker" Electronista 8:18 AM
  • "Review: Lumsing Portable Waterproof Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker" Run Around Tech 8:18 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "5 wacky iOS 8 keyboards that will change the way you communicate" Cult of Mac 8:06 AM
  • "Photoshop Comes To The iPad Pro" Mac 360 7:30 AM
  • "Life Analytics fails to provide life analysis" TUAW 8:30 AM
  • "Manage Chaos On A Mac Or iPhone" Mac 360 7:30 AM
  • "5 ways Facebook's Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "You Should Play: Crush enemies in the mysterious endless-action game Helix" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "Walking War Robots iOS Game Review" Tapscape 8:17 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "This beautiful animated logo would look great on the Apple Watch" Cult of Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Why Christian Bale will play an amazing Steve Jobs" Cult of Mac 8:49 AM
  • "The fallacy of timesaving apps: They don't save you much time" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "Hey Apple, it's time you acknowledged and solved your MacBook Pro problem"  BGR 8:16 AM
  • "Morning Report: Rite Aid vs. Apple Pay, Handoff on Older Macs, Bitcasa Changes" Mac|Life 8:16 AM
  • "How Apple Pwned The Enterprise" Mac 360 7:25 AM
  • "Lies, Damned Lies, And Apple Numbers" Mac 360 7:24 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Happy 2nd birthday, Windows 8 and Surface: Anatomy of a disaster" The Register 9:19 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "PhotoMath: Every math student's dream come true" TUAW 9:19 AM
  • "Fleksy wants your help in testing future versions of its popular keyboard for iOS" AppAdvice 8:50 AM
  • "This free app is a fantastic alternative to Google's game-changing email app 'Inbox'" BGR 8:50 AM
  • "MasterCard Nearby Launched as the Essential Companion App for Apple Pay Users" Business Wire 8:24 AM
  • "Marvel Unlimited for iOS updated with new features for improved reading experience" AppAdvice 8:08 AM
  • "Buffer 4.0 features universal support for iPad and sharing enhancements on iOS 8" AppAdvice 8:08 AM
  • "Have a Theater-Like Experience on Your iPad Air with Amp Case" Apple Gazette 8:07 AM
  • "HDR Video 1.0 for iPhone 6/6 Plus - World first HDR Video app for iPhone" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "The Virtual Business Card That Exchanges Info Electronically - gCard 1.0" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Wonderwood Games releases Note Wars for iOS - Hand Drawn Strategy Game" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Lion Pig - Arcade-Style Platform Game for iOS/Android Available Now" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Introducing A New Puzzle Game With A Twist - Super Tiles 1.0 For iOS" prMac 7:32 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Earnings Release FY15 Q1: Microsoft Cloud Strength and Hardware Progress Drive Record First-Quarter Revenue" Microsoft 10/23
  • "Microsoft cloud strength and hardware progress drive record first-quarter revenue" Microsoft 10/23
  • "Microsoft Bucks Trend as Sales Defy Expectations: Revenue Rises 11%, as Competitors IBM, Oracle, H-P Post Shrinking or Slow Sales Growth" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10/23
  • "Microsoft revenue tops $23B, restructuring charges hit bottom line" GeekWire 10/23
  • "Microsoft's Cloud Growth Continues: Sales at Troubled Nokia Mobile Business Exceed Estimates" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10/23
  • "Microsoft Sales Rise 25%, and Investors Reward Its Shares" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10/23
  • "Microsoft Q1 profit falls 13 percent, weighed down by Nokia unit" CNET 10/23
  • "Microsoft beats Q1 estimates with $23.2B in revenue, $4.54B in income" VentureBeat 10/23
  • "Microsoft Q1 FY 2015 Financial Results: Record Revenue On Strong Consumer Sales" AnandTech 10/23
  • "Microsoft sees Surface revenue soar to $908M in Q1 2015, Xbox console sales grow 102%" VentureBeat 10/23
  • "Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, shares rise" Reuters 10/23
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 to Offer New, Robust Security Features" eWeek 10/23
  • "New Windows 10 Preview With Notification Centre Released By Microsoft" Social Barrel 10/23
  • "Microsoft Gets Serious About Security in Windows 10" TG Daily 10/23
  • "Microsoft has released a Windows 10 update to fix power/sleep issues" Neowin 10/23
  • "Windows 10 Hands-On: What You Need To Know" HotHardware 10/23
  • "Microsoft's big freaking servers make cloud wars even more interesting" Gigaom 10/23
  • "Whisper Number Impact: What To Expect From Microsoft's Earnings" Seeking Alpha 10/23
  • "Nokia Gives Bullish Outlook as It Swings Back to Profit: Finnish Telecom-Equipment Maker Benefits From Sales to North America and China and Tax Gain" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10/23
  • "Nokia's Q3 results surpass expectations after Networks and HERE successes" The Inquirer 10/23
  • "HP's Helion OpenStack is here" Gigaom 10/23
  • "HP Launches New Intel-Based Moonshot Servers" eWeek 10/23
  • "HP adds two new Moonshot configs and increased app support/Summary: Four application solutions join two new hardware configurations from HP." ZDNet 10/23
  • "HP updates Moonshot platform with Xeon and quad-node cartridge options to target new workloads" V3 10/23
  • "HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip: The ProLiant m710 is designed for application delivery and video transcoding" IDG News Service 10/23
  • "HP's rumored 'Sprout PC' sure sounds similar to this oddball printer from 2011" PCWorld 10/23
  • "HP chief hints at growth for its Boise operation: The company CEO tells a Boise audience that consolidation may happen elsewhere, but not in the Treasure Valley" Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 10/23
  • "Facebook, IBM, court future chinese elite: Zuckerberg and Rometty join advisory baord of top business school" The Register 10/23
  • "Mark Cuban slams IBM: It's 'no longer a tech company. They have no vision.'" VentureBeat 10/23
  • "Why Intel expects to lead the chip space through its 14nm process" Market Realist 10/23
  • "Intel Core i7 'Broadwell-E' HEDT Chips Arrive in 2016" ET Mag 10/23
  • "LG CNS, Cisco in talks to codevelop smart city: Chief executives meet for collaboration plans" The Korea Herald 10/23
  • "The 25 Best Global Companies to Work For" Fortune 10/23
  • "Are Consumers Ditching Their Tablets For PCs?" Forbes 10/23
  • "Logitech Profit More Than Doubles" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10/23
  • "Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes: Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes" IDG News Service 10/23
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Opinion: Buy Apple and sell Google if you can own only one" MarketWatch 9:18 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks up with Microsoft, Amazon earnings on tap" MarketWatch 10/23
  • "Stock Market Today: Stocks Pare Sharp Gains on Fears of New York Ebola Case" TheStreet 10/23
  • "Wall Street Surges as Investors Cheer 3Q Earnings" FOXBusiness 10/23
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally on Strong Earnings Reports: Caterpillar, Other Companies Report Robust Results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 10/23
  • "Asia Markets: Asian stocks pull back after China manufacturing data/Stocks in Japan and China slipped Thursday as investors assessed the latest read on Chinese manufacturing activity." MarketWatch 10/23
  • "Europe Markets: Not-so-bad PMIs lift European stocks out of the red/After a lackluster start to the day, European stock markets pitched higher on Thursday after the latest health check on the eurozone showed the region is in better shape than expected." MarketWatch 10/23
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 10/23
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at the close of trading" Associated Press 10/23
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 10/23

 
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