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  • "Opinion: Tim Cook is better for Apple than Steve Jobs would be/He's a better executive at a more complex and diverse Apple 2.0"  MarketWatch 7:07 AM
  • "Apple Mac sales down, but the broader PC market is even worse off: Apple is selling fewer MacBooks and iMacs, according to analyst IDC, but declining PC sales across the board means the company actually occupies a larger slice of the market."  CNET 7:02 AM
  • "Mac sales slowest in two years, say researchers, but still well ahead of the rest of the PC industry" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "Apple removes some apps from online store over security concerns" Reuters 7:04 AM
  • "Apple removes apps from store that could spy on data traffic: The company recommends deleting the apps but oddly didn't name them" IDG News Service 6:57 AM
  • "Apple pulls adblocker that worked on mobile apps such as Facebook" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:49 AM
  • "Apple borks Apple News ad-blocking app due to 'privacy concerns': Cupertino claims it is working with the developers to get the apps back in the App Store" The Register 6:59 AM
  • "Fix iBooks missing after upgrading to OS X El Capitan" MacIssues 11:03 AM
  • "El Capitan discussion talks about Apple Mail problems, Adobe issues, Apple Photos problems, photo import options, fonts and graphics, iCloud calendar problems, a Brother printer driver update, other compatibility issues, update experiences and more." MacInTouch 11:56 AM
  • "Create Smart Playlists to find which of your songs are Apple Music, in the cloud, and more" Macworld 7:34 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X Custom Length Hold Segment" FCPXtv 7:36 AM
  • "Pointers: how and why to use aliases in iTunes (OS X)" MacNN 8:21 AM
  • "Deskscribble lets you easily scribble on your Mac OS Desktop" Apple World Today 6:54 AM
  • "Stop Browsing The Web Apple's Way" Mac 360 6:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "TextExpander 5 Updated to Fix Crashing on OS X El Capitan and Other Bugs" MacRumors 11:15 AM
  • "Noteboom Productions Introduces Tutor for Mac OS X El Capitan" prMac 7:23 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone 6s/Plus goes on sale in 36 more countries today, with a further 6 tomorrow" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "Using Apple Pay at Starbucks, KFC and Chili's" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:12 AM
  • "What Everyone Is Missing About Elon Musk's Swipes at Apple: The most important thing Elon Musk said about Apple has been buried." The Motley Fool 11:44 AM
  • "Elon Musk: Here's why we call Apple the 'Tesla graveyard'/Apple hires engineers Tesla has fired, Musk tells German newspaper" MarketWatch 7:07 AM
  • "Elon Musk: 'If you don't make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple'" Mashable 7:09 AM
  • "Panic over: iOS adblockers fail to trigger the 'adblockolypse'" BetaNews 8:24 AM
  • "Apple search partner DuckDuckGo takes shots at Google, says tracking isn't needed to profit" AppleInsider 11:06 AM
  • "The big Hollywood movie 'Steve Jobs' is out today and the critics are loving it" GeekWire 11:15 AM
  • "How did Steve Jobs' biographer like the new movie?" Fortune 11:44 AM
  • "Former Apple CEO on making of Steve Jobs movie: Former Apple CEO John Sculley is a long-time fan of Aaron Sorkin. So when the legendary screenwriter approached him for script research on 'Steve Jobs,' Sculley was very happy to help." CNNMoney 7:03 AM
  • "Aaron Sorkin tells Conan O'Brien he understands why Tim Cook called his movie 'opportunistic' [Videos] 9to5Mac 7:35 AM
  • "Watch this 2:20-minute scene from the new 'Steve Jobs'" Fortune 7:07 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Obama administration opts not to force firms to decrypt data — for now" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:03 AM
  • "Pepsi Getting Ready To Release Its Own Smartphone?" G for Games 7:24 AM
  • "The Vergecast 174: Microsoft, Twitter Moments, and Steve Jobs" The Verge 11:15 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast goes to the movies, talks Steve Jobs, iMac rumors, Microsoft & more" AppleInsider 7:35 AM
  • "The 404 Show 1,633: New York Comic-Con, BTTF month, Microsoft event, has Apple Music failed? (podcast)" CNET 7:27 AM
  • "Analyzing Apple's Statement on TSMC and Samsung A9 SoCs"  AnandTech 7:17 AM
  • "Apple shoots down 'Chipgate' claims that its new iPhones have huge differences in battery life" Business Insider 7:27 AM
  • "iPhone 6s chips from TSMC and Samsung have similar battery life, says Apple" Macworld 11:06 AM
  • "iPhone 6s battery life varies by just 2 to 3 per cent, Apple says" Telegraph 7:21 AM
  • "Apple iOS 9.0.2 Has Three New Nasty Surprises" Forbes 11:02 AM
  • "iPhone/iOS discussion includes obscure settings to control unwanted ringing on non-phone devices, a Recent Calls bug, activation problems, call blocking, unlocked iPhone 6s availability and camera questions." MacInTouch 11:56 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM

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  • "'Steve Jobs' Review: Good Apple, Slightly Mushy Core" [Paid Membership Required] 7:28 AM
  • "'Steve Jobs' review: Unconventional, entertaining, but incomplete" Macworld 7:18 AM
  • "iPad mini 4 review: Finally, the update that you've been waiting for" Macworld 7:18 AM
  • "iPad mini 2 vs iPad mini 4 comparison: which small screen iPad is the best buy?" Macworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Review: AliveCor Mobile ECG lets an iPhone monitor your heartbeat, share with doctors" 9to5Mac 9:06 AM
  • "Review: Native Union's Anchor is a simple dock for the Apple Watch" AppAdvice 7:25 AM
  • "Western Digital My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 Review" AnandTech 7:35 AM
  • "Get more out of your iPhone photos with the Imvio Camera Lens Kit" iDownload Blog 7:21 AM
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  • "The Home app is the program Apple should have shipped with HomeKit" iMore 7:25 AM
  • "Piece together the clues in this choose-your-own-adventure mystery Her Story" Macworld 11:06 AM
  • "Hands On: Flash Gordon 1.0 (iOS)" MacNN 8:21 AM
  • "How to mute Activity reminders on Apple Watch for the rest of your day" iDownload Blog 11:15 AM
  • "Find out if your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus has a TSMC or Samsung chip" CIO 11:07 AM
  • "How to remove root certificates from your iPhone or iPad: Root certificates, when not required, can jeopardize your security and expose your private information." iMore 7:22 AM
  • "Why force quitting apps to save battery life is a terrible idea" iDownload Blog 11:44 AM
  • "iOS 9's 'back to' button helps you master multitasking" Macworld 11:07 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 6s Plus innovation and ecosystem keep it in my pocket (Return date decision)" ZDNet 11:15 AM
  • "iPad Pro: The high price of LTE" ZDNet 11:03 AM
  • "Maybe Apple should bring multiple colors back to the iMac line" Apple World Today 11:00 AM
  • "Op-Ed: I watched the Steve Jobs movie 5 times and here's why you'll want to too" 9to5Mac 11:06 AM
  • "Bloomberg on Apple's Utter Dominance of Phone Market" Daring Fireball 7:18 AM
  • "How Much Of The Tech Industry Does Apple Control?" NoodleMac 6:52 AM
  • "Apple, Behind The Curve Again" Mac 360 6:51 AM
  • "Why Microsoft is Getting into Hardware" Tech.pinions 7:27 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 5 review: The finest phablet money can buy" Cult of Android 7:21 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iOS Podcast App Overcast Adds Streaming, Drops Price To Free" TechCrunch 11:07 AM
  • "Overcast 2.0 adds streaming, podcast chapter marks, Split View, more" 9to5Mac 11:06 AM
  • "Introducing Relay FM for iOS" 512 Pixels 8:24 AM
  • "Fantastical 2 for iOS gets multitasking, better Apple Watch support" ZDNet 8:24 AM
  • "LOONCUP – The world's first SMART menstrual cup" Apple Gazette 7:35 AM
  • "Venezuela Online Radio (Live) 1.0 Customized For iOS" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "picQuote 1.0 for iOS - Transform Words into Beautifully Designed Artwork" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Infrastructure Upgrade - The Number #1 Global Infrastructure Platform" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Real-Time Sci-Fi Strategy Game: Big Bang Galaxy Launches Globally" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Milton's Tale Beautifully Mixes Puzzles and Paper Craft" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Full Fat announces the release of Flick Quarterback for iOS" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Apple Watch owners can use Facebook Messenger on their wrists" Engadget 7:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's strategy for the PC hardware business may finally be working" The Economic Times 8:43 AM
  • "Windows 10 Beats Windows 7 in Two-Month Adoption Race" Softpedia 8:42 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 10 giveaway fails to spark a spike in PC sales" Computing 8:38 AM
  • "The man behind the Microsoft Surface admits he made one big mistake when revealing it" Business Insider 8:37 AM
  • "Kiss goodbye to the Control Panel in Windows 10, its days are numbered" BetaNews 8:53 AM
  • "Microsoft reaffirms plans to retire the Control Panel in future Windows 10 builds" Windows Central 8:43 AM
  • "The Control Panel may soon disappear in future Windows 10 builds" Neowin 8:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Devices: PC Potential, Mobile Struggle" InformationWeek 7:11 AM
  • "Finnair selects IBM for cloud transformation" ComputerWeekly 8:16 AM
  • "IBM Power-based Linux servers to be sold over the Web" Tech Central 7:54 AM
  • "HP split causing 'no drama' for partners" CRN UK 8:10 AM
  • "HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to cloud" InfoWorld 8:11 AM
  • "HP, SanDisk partner on memristor, ReRAM technology" bit-tech 8:10 AM
  • "HP and SanDisk partner to develop Storage Class Memory" Hexus 8:10 AM
  • "Save 41 Percent on Compact Dell Optiplex 3020 Desktop" PC Magazine 9:04 AM
  • "Dell's rumoured EMC interest affects 6,000 Irish jobs" SiliconRepublic 8:05 AM
  • "Morning Agenda: EMC Takeover Depends on Dell Debt Deal" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:04 AM
  • "Dell's big merger ambitions headed for debt-market reality check" Times of Oman 8:04 AM
  • "Dell hooking up with EMC and going public again? Come off it" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "Lenovo, HP and Dell tighten grip as PC market shrinks" CRN UK 8:02 AM
  • "Dell XPS 13 (2015) hands-on" IT PRO 8:01 AM
  • "Dell embraces circular economy with carbon fibre recycling" 8:01 AM
  • "PC giant Dell seeks to raise $40 billion to buy EMC" Irish Times 8:00 AM
  • "Dell Is in Talks With EMC Over Possible Merger" [Paid Membership Required] 7:59 AM
  • "EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector" The Star: Malaysia 7:58 AM
  • "Dell looks to EMC deal to boost corporate presence" Reuters 7:19 AM
  • "EMC-Dell talks highlight Elliott's clout across tech sector" Reuters 7:18 AM
  • "Intel to set up 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centres in India" Financial Express 7:52 AM
  • "Intel Broadwell and Skylake release dates, price and specs: next-gen laptop CPU for overclocked business apps revealed at IFA 2015" IT PRO 7:51 AM
  • "Intel IFA 2015 Press Conference: Core M, RealSense, Gaming and Project Tango" TrustedReviews 7:49 AM
  • "Oracle, SAP, IBM: They're rubbish and charge you billions for Excel, says man" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Cisco VPN vulnerability could let enterprise passwords out the door" The Inquirer 7:39 AM
  • "Attackers compromise Cisco Web VPNs to steal login credentials, backdoor target networks" Help Net Security 7:38 AM
  • "Backdoor in Cisco's WebVPN Service Allows Hackers to Steal Corporate Passwords" Softpedia 7:37 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "Dow eyes 6-day win streak, longest since Dec.: The Dow, which up in morning trading, looks to extend its rebound rally off its recent correction lows to six sessions as stocks continue to head higher after the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting last month lowered investor expectations for an interest rate hike this year." USA Today 9:01 AM
  • "Stocks Move Higher as Crude Tops $50: Stocks rose on Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average looked to extend a five-day winning streak into a sixth session." TheStreet 8:59 AM
  • "Stock Futures Tap Global Gains; Ascena, Exxon, United Climbing: Stock futures edged steadily higher before the start of regular trade Friday, as global markets leaned toward strong weekly gains. Dow futures were 49.3 points above fair market value, doubling their advance over the past hour. Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 9.9 points. S&P 500 futures showed a 5.2-point gain." Investor's Business Daily 9:00 AM
  • "Debt Markets Hold Key to Dell's Bold EMC Bid - WSJ" [Paid Membership Required] 8:58 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian markets rise after Fed minutes cast doubt on rate hike/Markets across Asia rallied Friday after details from the U.S. central bank's latest meeting cast further doubt on the prospect of higher interest rates this year." MarketWatch 6:59 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks climb for sixth day after dovish Fed minutes/European stock markets rose across the board on Friday after minutes from the Federal Reserve indicated the U.S. central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates." MarketWatch 6:59 AM

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