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Tuesday Highlights: John Cox at Network World believes Apple's billion dollar bet on sapphire will pay off once the company gets "major upstream investments and adjustments" set in order to process sapphire quality and yields needed, and signs point to 2014 or 2015 for the first sapphire iPhone; WSJ is reporting Apple could be stung with the fading of iPhone subsidies at carriers who are changing to installment plans; rumor of executive searches at Apple points to a serious pursuit of mobile payments business at Apple; with Nike supposedly leaving the wearable tech business, Wired says only Apple will be able to save the segment, but Geektime is reporting Apple and Nike may be collaborating and announcing new tech this fall; Samsung lawyers contending $2 billion verdict is 57x too high, arguing for damages to be reduced to a meager 35 cents/phone; MacRumors sleuthing uncovers a shell company called "Brightflash", possibly being used by Apple to trademark iWatch; final estimates of Apple's earnings presented at Fortune; MacIssues tells how to fix when iMessages show on only one of your devices; John Davidson FCPX tutorial over at; Apple tastefully teases Samsung in new print-ad regarding earth day with: "There are some things we want every company to copy" — more in our General Interest section; Apple's recycling efforts expand to recycling of all products at Apple stores, including some third-party products, all free; could Leonardo DiCaprio portray Steve Jobs in Sony's biopic of the Apple co-founder?; reports from Asia indicate iPhone 6 is running into delay due to special battery components; and a new malware called "Unflod" from China steals Apple IDs, passwords from iOS devices; Apple granted patent for blocking texting while driving, making Siri more intelligent, among others.

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  • "Why Apple Is Like a Movie Studio: Steve Jobs has been dead for about two and a half years now, and it's hard not to notice that the regular parade of game-changing Apple products for which he was famous seems to have disappeared with him."  Re/code 2:33 PM
  • "How Apple's billion dollar sapphire bet will pay off: Changing a rare gemstone into a mass market material for future iPhone, iPad and iWatch offerings"  Network World 9:24 AM
  • "As Phone Subsidies Fade, Apple Could Be Hurt: Wireless Carriers Shift Customers to Installment Plans, Where Sticker Shock Is Likely" [Paid Membership Required] 8:05 AM
  • "Apple said to be 'serious' about moving into mobile payments: The tech giant is reportedly looking to hire some senior executives to head its rumored electronic payments business." CNET 8:09 AM
  • "Here's why Apple will bring iTV to China first" Quartz 3:09 PM
  • "Once A Laggard, Apple Can Now Tout Its Green Record On Earth Day" Forbes 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Shoots for 'Better': Apple is celebrating Earth Day with a pat on its own back, pointing to the efforts it has made to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability practices. That's laudable, but Apple is not quite the leader of the pack when it comes to environmental issues, said sustainability scientist Harvey Bryan, who pointed to some of the efforts Google is making, particularly with Nest." TechNewsWorld 3:06 PM
  • "Nike Failed. Now Only Apple Can Save Wearables"  Wired 8:18 AM
  • "Apple and Nike are gearing up for a big announcement this fall"  Geektime 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's next act: Team up with Nike on a 'smartband'" CNET 8:29 AM
  • "Google Agreed to Pay Some of Samsung's Costs, Assume Some Liability in Latest Apple Case"  Re/code 4:42 PM
  • "Samsung Says $2 Billion for Apple Patents Is Too Much" Bloomberg 8:23 AM
  • "The Apple-Samsung jury will have to decide on (in)validity based on a myth, not the truth" Foss Patents 8:37 AM
  • "The big money of Apple v. Samsung: The companies have paid tens of millions of dollars to lawyers and hundreds of thousands of dollars to witnesses"  IDG News Service 8:54 AM
  • "Apple May Be Using 'Brightflash' Shell Company to Pursue iWatch Trademark Protection"  MacRumors 8:55 AM
  • "It's Time To Consider Whether Tim Cook Has Mismanaged Apple"  Business Insider 4:03 PM
  • "What to look for in Apple's earnings on Wednesday: Earnings and revenue expected to rise, as iPad and iPhone sales will be in focus" MarketWatch 10:03 AM
  • "Spreadsheet of the day: Final estimates for Apple's FQ2 2014/The average forecast of 40 analysts: Earnings up 2.4% year over year, revenue down 0.2%." Fortune 8:25 AM
  • "FaceTime creator details its history, including original code name: Roberto Garcia, the Apple engineer who created FaceTime, testifies that the video calling feature came out of work done for Game Center." CNET 3:09 PM
  • "Apple opens OS X betas to the public" The Loop 3:53 PM
  • "Apple opens OS X betas to consumers with Beta Seed Program: In a substantial change to Apple's operating policies, the company has opened the OS X beta testing process to all comers with the newly minted Beta Seed Program." AppleInsider 3:53 PM
  • "Apple lets commoners in on OS X betas" CNET 6:29 PM
  • "Apple launches Beta Seed for OS X program for end users" Macworld 4:10 PM
  • "Apple Allowing Non-Developers to Apply for OS X Beta Program" MacRumors 4:04 PM
  • "Apple's new program lets anyone, not just developers, test OS X beta builds" 9to5Mac 4:04 PM
  • "Apple Opens OS X Beta Testing To All Users With New Seed Program" TechCrunch 4:04 PM
  • "How to get tickets for WWDC 2014: Apple offers disappointed devs a second chance" Macworld UK 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Releases Security Update 2014-002 for Mavericks, Lion, Mountain Lion" The Mac Observer 2:27 PM
  • "Apple pushes OS X security update, Safari 7.0.3" 9to5Mac 2:40 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Build 13D45a of OS X 10.9.3 to Developers" MacTrast 8:28 AM
  • "Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme firmware update fixes Heartbleed bug" MacIssues 6:29 PM
  • "Fix iMessages only showing up on one device" MacIssues 8:37 AM
  • "Introduction to Automator Services" Tuts+ 10:05 AM
  • "Keyboard Control Episode 1: TextExpander for Mac" Macdrifter 8:28 AM
  • "A new tutorial in John Davidson's FCPX On-Air series" 8:09 AM
  • "How to Extract Data from a Spreadsheet using VLOOKUP, MATCH and INDEX" Tuts+ 8:22 AM
  • "The Best iTunes Keyboard Shortcut™ Ever" Kirkville 8:36 AM
  • "Your Mac And Timing: A Snitch Of Time Wasters? Or, A Useful Efficiency Coach?" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "If Free Is Good, Small Is Beautiful, And Less Is More, Then What About This Audio Player?" McSolo 7:57 AM
  • "Use Your Mac To Add Depth Of Field Blur After You Take The Photo" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Apple's Beta Seed Program brings beta versions of OS X to public -- is that a bad idea?"  BetaNews 7:42 PM
  • "Now is the time to switch back to Firefox: Firefox is the only major browser that is written to serve users and the open web, and it's now more than a match for Google Chrome. And the new Australis version, due later this month, could be a good time to make the switch" ZDNet 10:02 AM
  • "New iTunes Store Share Button?" Kirkville 9:51 AM
Press Releases
  • "Physics Puzzler 'Rube Works' Arrives on Steam Today" Calico Media 2:33 PM
  • "WinZip Mac 3 Simplifies Cloud Sharing And Privacy Protection With Direct Support For Dropbox and Google Drive" MacPrices 2:26 PM
  • "Max Secure Anti Virus for Mac" prMac 9:53 AM
  • "Introducing Briefly - Create Still Motion Videos with Ease." Eternal Storms 9:41 AM
  • "1Password for Mac updated with improvements to 1Password Mini, better URL matching, and more" 9to5Mac 8:29 AM
  • "1Password for Mac and iOS Make it Simpler to Manage Strong Passwords" The Next Web 8:29 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple teases Samsung in new environmental print ad: 'There are some things we want every company to copy'" 9to5Mac 8:04 AM
  • "Apple has a green dig at Samsung in new ad" CNET 8:06 AM
  • "Apple Takes A Swing At Samsung In Full-Page Print Earth Day Ad" TechCrunch 8:06 AM
  • "Apple Ad Challenges Samsung to 'Copy' its Environmental Efforts" The Next Web 8:17 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook video describes how Apple will make things better" BGR 9:22 AM
  • "Apple amps up recycling, will take back all its products" CNET 8:32 AM
  • "Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide: Apple is offering to recycle some third-party products for free as well" IDG News Service 8:17 AM
  • "Apple opens in-store product recycling programme" Telegraph 8:32 AM
  • "For The First Time, Android Passes Apple's iOS Mobile Ad Traffic - Report" Forbes 8:24 AM
  • "Android finally outshines iOS in mobile ad traffic: report: For the first time ever, Android's share of mobile ad impressions surpassed those of iOS, according to Opera Mediaworks." CNET 9:54 AM
  • "Apple Hires FDA Expert Divya Nag for Health and Fitness Team" The Mac Observer 8:35 AM
  • "Before Macintosh there was Lisa and its incredible demo video" TUAW 8:38 PM
  • "Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Movie, Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed to Star (Exclusive)"  The Hollywood Reporter 8:18 AM
  • "Sony wants Danny Boyle for its Steve Jobs biopic" Digital Trends 8:35 AM
  • "Leonardo DiCaprio In Talks to Star in Steve Jobs Biopic" Time 8:32 AM
  • "Leonardo DiCaprio To Reportedly Play As Steve Jobs In Biopic" Redmond Pie 8:19 AM
  • "Here is one way to reuse 10,000 old iPhones" TUAW 9:21 AM
  • "Och aye! It's the Loch Ness Monster – but only Apple fanbois can see it: Fondleslab-friendly beastie's wake spotted... or was it?" The Register 8:29 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Report: Amazon's upcoming Android phone will use tilt gestures instead of menu buttons" 9to5Google 10:14 AM
  • "TUAW One to One: Author Michael David Anderson" TUAW 4:04 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1 With Touch ID Improvements" TechCrunch 12:24 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 update with Touch ID, keyboard improvements, bug fixes" 9to5Mac 12:25 PM
  • "iOS 7.1.1 aims for Touch ID, keyboard fixes" Macworld 2:40 PM
  • "iOS 7.1.1 Now Labels Apps with 'In-App Purchases' in Top Charts and Featured Sections" MacRumors 4:04 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 7.1.1 with Improved Touch ID, Bug Fixes" The Mac Observer 12:21 PM
  • "Apple Rolls Out 6.1.1 Update for 2nd, 3rd Gen Apple TV" The Mac Observer 2:26 PM
  • "Apple releases Heartbleed bug fix for 2013 AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule" 9to5Mac 4:42 PM
  • "Apple issues Heartbleed bug fix for AirPort base stations" CNET 7:31 PM
  • "Apple updates AirPort for SSL/TLS bug" iMore 4:41 PM
  • "Apple updates iWork apps for iOS with stability improvements and bug fixes" AppleInsider 4:42 PM
  • "Taiwanese media claims 5.5inch iPhone 6 to be very thin, special battery components causing delays" 9to5Mac 8:05 AM
  • "5.5-inch iPhone 6 reportedly faces delay over battery: The much-rumored large-screen phone, aka phablet, may not launch until 2015, according to the latest scuttlebutt from a Taiwanese news site." CNET 8:05 AM
  • "5.5-inch iPhone 6 Release Date Delayed To 2015 Due To Battery Design Issues?" G for Games 8:34 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Delaying Launch of 5.5-Inch 'iPhone Air' Due to Battery Issues" MacRumors 8:34 AM
  • "Rumor again claims Apple's jumbo-sized 5.5" iPhone will launch after new, larger 4.7" model" AppleInsider 8:32 AM
  • "Report Claims Rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Delayed Until 2015" The Mac Observer 9:21 AM
  • "iPhone sales could be threatened as subsidized costs become more visible, say analysts" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Active malware campaign steals Apple passwords from jailbroken iPhones"  Ars Technica 8:07 AM
  • "Chinese iOS malware stealing Apple IDs and passwords from jailbroken devices" 9to5Mac 8:06 AM
  • "Mysterious 'Unflod' malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices" Macworld 8:50 AM
  • "iOS 8 shown on an iPhone 5S and iPad, reveals iWatch app" The Inquirer 8:17 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 56 Patents Today Covering Magic Mouse and a Method of Locking-Out Drivers from using an iDevice for Texting" Patently Apple 9:44 PM
  • "Apple Granted Patents for a Cellular Data Connected Smart Pen, the Next Generation of MagSafe with Fiber Optics & More" Patently Apple 8:41 PM
  • "Apple tech takes on distracted driving, blocks users from texting while behind the wheel" AppleInsider 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Patents Driver Distraction Lockdown Mode For iPhones" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "Apple aims to disable texting while driving: Several mobile apps on the market already try to prevent you from texting while driving, but a freshly-published Apple patent filing suggests a more automated solution." CNET 9:53 AM
  • "Apple CarPlay Could Stop You From Texting and Driving" LAPTOP Magazine 9:53 AM
  • "Apple patent filing shows plans to make Siri more intelligent" Apple Daily Report 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Liquid-Metal Patent for Hollow Structures that Support a Possible Future iPhone Design" Patently Apple 7:43 PM
  • "Apple's original idea for a cell phone was a pen-like device" Apple Daily Report 8:08 AM
  • "About the security content of iOS 7.1.1" Apple Support 4:40 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "IQ Test For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 7:57 AM
  • "Sirtet: A Secretly Social Game For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 7:57 AM
  • "Stargrid For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:57 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:57 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:57 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:57 AM

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  • "Review: Pelican ProGear Voyager for iPhone 5/5s" iLounge 4:04 PM
  • "Review: ZeroChroma Vario-Edge for iPhone 5/5c/5s + Vortex for iPhone 5c" iLounge 4:09 PM
  • "Bluelounge Jimi solves an iMac USB problem you might have encountered" iDownload Blog 8:35 AM
  • "Strongarm Universal Mount Hardware Review: The Strongarm Universal Mount is hindered slightly by its need for incredibly smooth surfaces, but it can still be a very effective stand for iOS devices under the right circumstances." 148Apps 8:29 AM
  • "Review: The iPad Recliner gives your Apple tablet its own easy chair" Apple Daily Report 7:58 AM
  • "Verus iPhone 5s and 5 Case Crystal Mixx Clear Cover" Run Around Tech 8:33 AM
  • "Insurgency review: Tactical shooter that takes time to learn but is immense fun" Macworld 10:05 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review: 1Password 4.5 brings a mature security app into the world of iOS 7" Macworld 9:21 AM
  • "1Password 4.5 Brings iOS 7 Redesign, Better 1Browser, Support For Multiple Vaults" MacStories 8:57 AM
  • "Blue Sky for iOS lets you visualize clearer air" TUAW 4:10 PM
  • "Instantion: It's Up To The Five Of You To Solve These Tricky Puzzles [Review] Cult of Mac 9:54 AM
  • "'Dark Guardians' Review - Style Over Substance" Touch Arcade 9:22 AM
  • "Windy Review - An App That Everyone Should Know" Apple'n'Apps 8:03 PM
  • "Taste Savant Review: In need of some new restaurant recommendations? This app will be ideal, with curated reviews of many establishments in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Chicago." 148Apps 10:14 AM
  • "FarmVille 2: Country Escape Review/FarmVille is bigger and brighter than ever before, but don't expect it to sway you if you're a non believer." 148Apps 9:20 AM
  • "iPhone 101: How to use the Wish List in the iOS App Store" TUAW 10:05 AM
  • "Switch From iOS to Android (Or Vice Versa) in 4 Easy Steps" Wired 8:17 AM
  • "Smartphones Repairs You Can Do on Earth Day" iFixit 10:14 AM
  • "5 steps to save the planet, Earth Day, Apple special" Computerworld 7:58 AM
  • "Why Tim Cook narrated Apple's new environmental video, Better" iMore 8:03 PM
  • "Google agreed to pony up for Samsung's defense against Apple" CNET 7:40 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Google to Cover Some Costs, Assume Some Liability" The Mac Observer 7:29 PM
  • "This Story Perfectly Captures Why You Don't Miss Deadlines At Apple" Business Insider 4:41 PM
  • "Apple's Patent to Auto-Disable Texting While Driving Is Old News" Time 4:41 PM
  • "Apple Denies Rumors Of A Plan To Allow China Mobile Customers To Pay For Apps On Their Phone Bills" Business Insider 4:04 PM
  • "How Steve Jobs Undercut Silicon Valley's Greatest Asset: Engineers" Inc 10:03 AM
  • "The Macalope: Fight! Fight! Fight!" Macworld 10:02 AM
  • "Why Apple can't get Siri right (Video): Anyone who's used Siri will know it frequently mishears, misunderstands or just plain gets it wrong. With the help of an expert, Adventures in Tech explains why Siri's job is so hard, and how it could improve in future." CNET 9:53 AM
  • "The iPhone 'Loss Leader'/Reminder: Apple sells devices to make money." Medium 9:51 AM
  • "The iPhone 6 Could Cannibalistically Feast Upon iPad Mini Sales" Cult of Mac 8:57 AM
  • "Shazam! Why iPhone Integration With Shazam Really Is A Big Deal." Tech.pinions 8:54 AM
  • "No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War: Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel reportedly close to settling a lawsuit over agreements not to recruit each other's employees. Tech pros could benefit from more open market."  InformationWeek 8:49 AM
  • "Here's The Truth About The iPhone And Carrier Subsidies" Business Insider 9:24 AM
  • "On the eve of iPhone 6 carriers once again using the media to push back on 'subsidies'" iMore 8:48 AM
  • "Why Nike would be smart to outsource their fitness hardware to Apple and the iWatch" iMore 7:41 PM
  • "Nike would be smart to outsource their fitness hardware to Apple and the iWatch" MacDailyNews 7:41 PM
  • "Why I'm Ditching the Nike+ Fuelband" Kirkville 8:37 AM
  • "Here's even more proof that an iWatch is coming" BGR 8:34 AM
  • "iOS 8 Beta Download Release Date, Features, Rumors And News Update" Redmond Pie 8:41 PM
  • "iOS 8 release date, rumours & concept images - Healthbook, Shazam, iTunes Radio & Touch ID to be iOS 8 highlights" Macworld UK 8:21 AM
  • "Closed ranks: Lack of open access to FaceTime and iMessage is good for users"  Macworld 8:09 AM
  • "How Apple, Google, Samsung, And Microsoft Differ On 'Bragging Rights" PixoBebo 7:57 AM
  • "Apple's Unity In An Era Of Fragmentation" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "The Real Secret To Apple's Success" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Best Nike Fuelband alternatives: The Fuelband is still here, but if you're looking for something else like it, here are your best bets." CNET 9:15 PM
  • "Browser plug-in figuratively kills the word 'literally'" CNET 9:15 PM
  • "Here's Proof You're More Addicted to Your Phone (and Tablet) Than Ever" Time 8:03 PM
  • "The Galaxy S5 already accounts for nearly 1% of Android smartphones" BGR 8:03 PM
  • "Lytro changed photography — now can it get anyone to care? An exclusive look at the company's new Illum camera"  The Verge 8:32 AM
  • "I don't know but I've been told, this Windows tablet is mighty bold" Engadget 8:28 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The case that turns your iPhone into an iDroid" TUAW 7:31 PM
  • "Video: Meet Kelso's Quest, one of the hottest-looking iOS games we've seen this year" BGR 4:10 PM
  • "Logitech Introduces A New Ultrathin Keyboard Cover For The iPad Air And iPad mini" AppAdvice 4:05 PM
  • "Logitech releases trio of new iPad cases, updates Ultrathin cover" MacNN 3:06 PM
  • "Mac 3D News: Maxon forms partnership with Side Effects – Developing Cinema 4D plugin for Houdini engine" Architosh 2:26 PM
  • "SuperMeet – motionVFX Offers Motion Power Without The Pain" MacVoices 8:13 PM
  • "SuperMeet – CoreMelt's TrackX Makes Tracking Effects Easier Than Ever" MacVoices 6:28 PM
  • "SuperMeet -Apogee's Complete Line of Audio Products On Display" MacVoices 3:53 PM
  • "SuperMeet – G-Technology Introduces New High Power Drives and Arrays" MacVoices 2:27 PM
  • "SuperMeet – iZotope Fixes Your Broken Audio" MacVoices 11:39 AM
  • "Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within comes with a free table" TechnologyTell 9:20 AM
  • "Carnegie Mellon system lets iPad users explore data with their fingers" PhysOrg 8:54 AM
  • "Download this app right now: Vert 2 for iPhone and iPad is now free" BGR 8:49 AM
  • "SuperMeet – GoPro Introduces New Accessories To Take Your GoPro More Places" MacVoices 8:30 AM
  • "Spotify picks up new Repeat One and Your Music features, bug fixes" iDownload Blog 8:30 AM
  • "Truecaller Extends Live Caller ID To Its iOS App To Fight Spam And Scam Calls" TechCrunch 8:28 AM
  • "Chaff Cutter, the new iOS Game" prMac 9:51 AM
  • "Easily Import Event Lists From Text Into Apple's Calendar" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Snappy Balloon Killer Game" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Number Whizz - A unique app to improve childrens' mental arithmetic" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "WaterField's Rough Rider Leather Messenger available for 15 inch Laptops" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Tile Runner - Addictive Tile Tapping Game for iOS Released" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Make Any Photo Talk Back With Talking Face App From Selectsoft" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "iOS and Android App LabRATory Is Now Available At No-Cost" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Take Charge of Financial Future With Mutual Fund Signals 1.0 for iOS" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "City Monkey released for iOS - Online Shooting Game" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Rage Ball 1.0 released for iOS and Android - Addictive Ball Game" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Watch Out Poker - Here Comes Blackjack Extreme" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Pixelnetica Adds Multi-Language Text Recognition to its iOS Scanner App" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Mailbox goes 2.0 on iOS, gains Auto-swipe and cross-device Dropbox sync" 9to5Mac 9:19 AM
  • "Mailbox for iOS Gets Auto-Swipe, Dropbox Sync" The Next Web 8:15 AM
  • "Barclays Launches Barclays Live App for iPad Devices" Business Wire 8:02 AM
  • "CE Industry Recycles 620 Million Pounds of Electronics in 2013: CEA, eCycling Leadership Initiative have doubled annual recycling since 2010" ["Apple, Best Buy, Dell, and DIRECTV set themselves apart as Initiative Leaders, each recycling more than 125 percent of the consumer hardware recycling goals set by CEA for 2013;"] Business Wire 8:01 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Nadella to take center stage on Microsoft earnings call" Gigaom 8:07 AM
  • "The Undervalued Microsoft Is Expected To Beat Consensus Estimates" Seeking Alpha 12:34 PM
  • "Microsoft's new, new Windows cadence: Once a year is not enough" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft ready to test new Office 'Mix' interactive presentation application" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Microsoft app throws analytics and interactive capabilities into the PowerPoint 'Mix'" TechRadar UK 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft supercharges PowerPoint with Office Mix" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:22 AM
  • "Microsoft previews Office Mix interactive presentation software" Hexus 8:22 AM
  • "Motorola Solutions (but not Motorola Mobility) takes Microsoft's 24th Android patent license" Foss Patents 7:41 AM
  • "Dell partners with DataMotion to offer email encryption" BetaNews 8:14 AM
  • "Dell UP2414Q review: A stunning monitor – but 4K still isn't ready for prime time" ExtremeTech 12:50 PM
  • "Microsoft, HP partner to launch Windows 8.1-based Omni 10 tablet for students at Rs 29,999" IBNLive 8:14 AM
  • "HP Enterprise Services Awarded $116M Medicaid Contract" Benzinga 8:15 AM
  • "Intel LTE and QHD display rumored to debut with Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime" Android Central 8:18 AM
  • "Intel's Alpine Ridge Thunderbolt can drive two 4K displays, eyes 40Gb/s speeds" TechRadar UK 8:18 AM
  • "Intel to boost Thunderbolt to 40Gbits/sec" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:18 AM
  • "Intel And Taiwan Semiconductor: A Tale Of Two Cities" Seeking Alpha 8:57 AM
  • "Intel Devil's Canyon CPU reportedly set for early June launch" PC Retail 8:18 AM
  • "Intel Diversifying Into Wearable Devices" Seeking Alpha 12:34 PM
  • "Intel Proves Why $30 Is The Next Target" Seeking Alpha 7:05 AM
  • "No AMD 20nm graphics this year" Fudzilla 8:16 AM
  • "Cisco launches Managed Threat Defense security service" ZDNet 8:17 AM
  • "IBM End to Buyback Splurge Pressures CEO to Boost Revenue" Bloomberg 8:20 AM
  • "IBM invests in e-retail specialist, and Watson user, Fluid" Gigaom 8:53 AM
  • "IBM's Watson unit invests in Fluid, eyes personal shopping applications" ZDNet 8:20 AM
  • "IBM, Atos, HP looking at Lufthansa IT infrastructure unit: paper" Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs: NEC's face-recognition technology is being rolled out as an enterprise security solution" Computerworld New Zealand 7:28 AM
  • "No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War" InformationWeek 11:04 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Earnings Preview: Lackluster Top Line Expected" Forbes 8:24 AM
  • "I Won't Sell My Apple Stock Below $1,000 - Still Potential To Double From Here" Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
  • "Load Up on Apple Stock as Android Killer Looms" TheStreet 8:25 AM
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  • "Stocks: Another Tuesday surge" CNNMoney 4:05 PM
  • "Stocks Flirt With All-Time Highs on Earnings, Deals News" TheStreet 4:05 PM
  • "Stock Futures Steady Amid Raft of Health M&A" FOXBusiness 8:31 AM
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  • "Asia Markets: Tokyo stocks rise after dollar jump/Stocks in Japan rose Tuesday as the U.S. dollar hovered around a two-week high against the yen." MarketWatch 8:31 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Drug stocks drive European markets higher/Philips posts profit decline/Drug makers took center stage in European trading Tuesday, with shares of AstraZeneca PLC climbing on news of a potential takeover bid, and GlaxoSmithKline PLC rising as it sells one of its units in a multibillion-dollar deal." MarketWatch 8:32 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:45 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:45 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:33 PM

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