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  • "Apple's 'A10' iPhone Chip Smokes the Competition, Says Linley Group"  Barron's 6:40 AM
  • "iPhone 7/Plus accounted for 43% of all U.S. iPhone sales in Q3 in just two weeks" 9to5Mac 6:56 AM
  • "FY 16 Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call" ["Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. PDT/5:00 p.m. EDT"] Apple 7:55 AM
  • "How to set up and use Find My Mac" iMore 6:56 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes file conversion, album artwork, and more/Your questions about iTunes, answered by Kirk McElhearn." Macworld 6:55 AM
  • "FCPX Fincher Style Part II - Handoff for Mastering" 9:40 AM
  • "How to use the Dock on your Mac" iMore 9:42 AM
  • "How to get rid of useless email addresses in your Contacts" Macworld 7:28 AM
  • "A Cheaper Photoshop-like App For Macs" Mac360 7:26 AM
Press Releases
  • "Master iCloud with Take Control of iCloud, Fifth Edition" Kirkville 7:00 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The Apple PowerBook at 25 - the computer that defined the laptop" AFP Relax News 7:03 AM
  • "China is now the world's biggest iOS app spender, overtaking the U.S." Mashable 6:52 AM
  • "Report claims Apple Watch area in Paris department store to close due to poor sales" 9to5Mac 7:42 AM
  • "Apple investigating iPhone 7 that set car on fire, spurious comparisons with Note 7 being made" 9to5Mac 6:56 AM
  • "Surfer claims his iPhone 7 burst into flames and blew up his car" The Next Web 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface sales boom amid tepid iPad demand" AppleInsider 6:56 AM
  • "iPhone thieves jacking $13,000 worth of goods from Apple Store caught on camera" The Next Web 7:03 AM
  • "Band of thieves swipe $13K in iPhones from busy Apple store" AppleInsider 6:56 AM
  • "Thieves Love iPhones – More than $13,000 Stolen from Apple Store" DailyTech 7:14 AM
  • "Beats 1 finally gets an official Facebook page" Cult of Mac 9:39 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: PowerBook 100 series is a smash hit" Cult of Mac 9:39 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Popular sites like Amazon, Twitter and Netflix suffer outages" CNNMoney 9:42 AM
  • "A massive DDOS attack against Dyn DNS is causing havok online" The Next Web 7:56 AM
  • "Google Pixel Submerged Underwater For 30 Minutes And Survives" UberGizmo 7:20 AM
  • "The Nintendo Switch dock is only for charging and TV output" The Verge 7:04 AM
  • "Why Data Is So Important to Educating Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa" PC Magazine 6:57 AM
  • "Amazon as an ISP Isn't Bonkers—It Makes Perfect Sense" Wired 6:49 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast talks upcoming Apple event, MacBook Pro rumors, IBM" AppleInsider 6:56 AM
  • "iPhone 7 Plus devices using Intel modem perform worse than those with Qualcomm kit: Research finds quality drops off as conditions worsen" V3 7:05 AM
  • "iPhone 7 Plus Has Huge Difference Between Carriers" Tom's Guide 7:24 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM

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  • "Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year's promise/This year's model addresses many first-generation flaws." Computerworld 6:48 AM
  • "iPhone 7 Plus Vs Google Pixel: Speed tests show performance isnt close" BGR 9:42 AM
  • "How to use Tapbacks on your Apple Watch" iMore 7:08 AM
  • "Google's Pixel Smartphone Is The iPhone 6s" Mac360 9:31 AM
  • "That iPhone Selfie Might Be At The F.B.I." NoodleMac 9:31 AM
  • "Macs And iPhones Cost Less" Mac360 7:53 AM
  • "What the new MacBook Pro might have learned from iPhones and iPads: It's been a while since Apple overhauled the MacBook Pro, and the way we interact with our technology has subtly shifted in the meantime." Macworld 7:21 AM
  • "The 12.9-inch iPad Pro as Everyday Carry" iPad Insight 6:40 AM
  • "Why Fitness Trackers Aren't Making Us Healthier" Time 7:00 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple's iPhone 7 rollout continues with 4 more countries November 4" 9to5Mac 9:42 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung, Lead J.D. Power Smartphone Satisfaction Rankings in Full-Service and Non-Contract Segments" MacPrices 9:31 AM
  • "Samenvatting: Acrobits kondigt integratie in iOS10 CallKit aan" Business Wire 7:13 AM
  • "Nk Advertising Media introduces new Mobile Game - Galactic Turbo Racer" prMac 9:39 AM
  • "Senegal Radio Live 2.0 for iOS - Release Info" prMac 9:39 AM
  • "Studio Master Key releases Scrabble Kingdom 1.0 for iOS - New Word Game" prMac 9:39 AM
  • "Project Planning Pro 2.0 Brings Complete Project Planning to the iPhone" prMac 6:55 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's Cloud Buoys Earnings: Shares hit all-time high in after-hours trading, as results top Wall Street expectations" [Paid Membership Required] 10/20
  • "Microsoft reports rising revenues thanks to Office, Surface, and cloud services" The Verge 10/20
  • "Microsoft shares hit record high as results top estimates" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10/20
  • "Microsoft Q1 solid amid cloud, Azure traction" ZDNet 10/20
  • "Microsoft profit destroys projections, stock jumps" MarketWatch 10/20
  • "Microsoft Surges 6% to New Lifetime High in Late Trading" Barron's 10/20
  • "Cloud continues to boom as Microsoft posts $20.4bn first quarter: Surface revenue was also strong, up 38 percent year on year." Ars Technica 10/20
  • "Microsoft stock hits all-time high after beating earnings expectations with $22.3B in revenue and $6B profit" GeekWire 10/20
  • "Microsoft Stock Rises in After-Hours Trading on Q1 Earnings Beat: Microsoft reported per-share earnings that beat analysts' estimates for the fiscal 2017 first quarter." TheStreet 10/20
  • "Microsoft finally starts removing non-compliant apps from the Windows Store" Neowin 10/20
  • "Shiseido partnered with Microsoft to create a make-up filter for women who telecommute" Quartz 10/20
  • "Intel's $1.4B antitrust verdict should be reviewed, top EU judge says: An EU court erred in rejecting Intel's appeal of a record antitrust fine, a top EU judge advised Thursday" IDG News Service 10/20
  • "Intel gets major support in appeal vs $1.2B EU fine" Seeking Alpha 10/20
  • "Dell aims for DNA sequencing advancements with unstructured data storage" ZDNet 10/20
  • "Dell Technologies aims for startup agility at enterprise scale" ZDNet 10/20
  • "Dell Unveils Portfolio of Endpoint Security Products" eWeek 10/20
  • "Dell EMC: APAC modernised IT infrastructure shift driven by cost saving" ZDNet 10/20
  • "Dell EMC World leaving Austin for Las Vegas" Channel Biz 10/20
  • "Dell EMC's making XremIO multi-protocol" TechTarget 10/20
  • "Healthy mix of marvel and scepticism at Dell EMC World 2016: Dell Technologies has designed a number of new products to ensure its customers aren't 'Uber'd', 'Airbnb'd' or 'Tesla'd' in their marketplace" Irish Times 10/20
  • "What next for VMware, Virtustream and Pivotal under Dell Technologies? Former EMC 'Federation' companies open up on what life will be like for it and its partners under Dell umbrella" CRN UK 10/20
  • "Men need to do more to support gender diversity, says Dell EMC exec: Companies should broaden the pool of people recruited for tech roles beyond just those with existing technical skills, according to Dell EMC's EMEA services sales director Stephane Reboud." Computerworld UK 10/20
  • "Latest offerings from Dell at EMC World 2016" Infotechlead 10/20
  • "Michael Dell on business units: If it's not number one, we sold it/Dell boldly claims to number one in 'everything'" CRN UK 10/20
  • "Dell World: Michael Dell claims evolution from PC vendor to digital firm reaping rewards/Dell also loving life as head of a private firm" V3 10/20
  • "Dell EMC relaunches VCE appliances using Dell servers" CRN 10/20
  • "How To Boss It Like... George Brasher, Managing Director of HP UK & Ireland" The Memo 10/20
  • "HP launches LaserJet Ultra 134fn, LaserJet MFP M436nda printers, priced at Rs 22,999 and Rs 89,068 respectively" BGR India 10/20
  • "HP Refreshes LaserJet, A3 Multifunctional Printers Lineup for SMBs; Prices Start at Rs. 22,999" NDTV Gadgets 10/20
  • "IBM expands Bluemix China to include IoT, blockchain" The Stack 10/20
  • "Intel receives help from top EU advisor in fight against €1.06bn antitrust fine: Advocate general Nils Wahl says firm's actions unlikely to have harmed competition" The Inquirer 10/20
  • "Intel CPU flaw leaves Haswell-powered devices open to attack: ASLR can be 'broken' to allow hackers to circumvent security" The Inquirer 10/20
  • "AMD reports $1.3 billion in Q3 revenue on higher console chip sales" VentureBeat 10/20
  • "AMD beats Q3 expectations: The company's revenues were up 23 percent year-over-year, primarily because of its record semi-custom SoC and higher GPU and mobile APU sales." ZDNet 10/20
  • "AMD revenue beats on demand for chips used in gaming consoles" Reuters 10/20
  • "Advanced Micro reports 3Q loss: Advanced Micro Devices reports third-quarter loss of $406 million" Associated Press 10/20
  • "Oracle announces general availability of Bare Metal Cloud Services" ZDNet 10/20
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Will Apple Stock Gain on Positive Linley Commentary?" TheStreet 8:59 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks close lower as telecom, oil pummeled/Analyst: Not much change in sentiment after presidential debate" MarketWatch 10/20
  • "Verizon's Disappointing Quarter Pulls Telecoms, Wall Street Into Red: A disappointing quarter from Verizon was enough to pull the telecom industry and the rest of Wall Street into the red on Thursday." TheStreet 10/20
  • "Stocks close lower as Dow snaps 2-day winning streak" USA Today 10/20
  • "Wall St Dips as Telecoms Slump; AmEx Surges" Reuters 10/20
  • "Stocks Slip as Investors Focus on Earnings: Oil prices cool a day after touching the highest price in more than a year" [Paid Membership Required] 10/20
  • "Asian markets rise as China reports healthy growth" MarketWatch 10/20
  • "U.K. stocks slip as retail sales miss forecasts" MarketWatch 10/20

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