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Will 10th Anniversary iPhone sport game-changing tech, or just play catch up with existing tech, as suspects Reuters?

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  • "Samsung is now taking the second Apple v. Samsung patent case to the Supreme Court"  Foss Patents 6:55 AM
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  • "Cloudflare Security Bug Exposed Data from 3,400 Websites" MacTrast 7:57 AM
  • "How to back up via a network without using Time Machine: Time Machine isn't the only way to back up your Mac. Here are a few alternatives." Macworld 7:09 AM
  • "Can iTunes do...? Sometimes the answer is no: Kirk McElhearn works hard to answer your toughest questions about iTunes, Apple Music, and the iOS Music app. But there are times when there are no answers." Macworld 7:09 AM
  • "How to make macOS Sierra's Safari show the full address for websites" Apple World Today 6:59 AM
  • "Apple's WebGPU Standard Proposal—Aiming at Common Access to Explicit Graphics" Architosh 8:03 AM
Press Releases
  • "Block Websites Mac with All-new Cisdem AppCrypt 3.5, 20% Off" Cisdem 8:10 AM
  • "Flower Pot: AmigaOS 4 install tool for Windows and macOS" OSNews 7:24 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "After Bendgate Apple Now Faces Meltgate" Forbes 7:02 AM
  • "Apple looking into reports iPhone 7 exploded while owner was asleep" Telegraph 6:59 AM
  • "Apple Is Investigating An iPhone 7 Plus That Caught On Fire" Forbes 6:54 AM
  • "Apple 'Looking Into' Exploding iPhone 7 After Smoking Hot Video Goes Viral" Gizmodo 7:00 AM
  • "Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs! 4 Inspirational Lessons to Celebrate the Innovative CEO." Entrepreneur 7:21 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Would Have Been 62 Today While MacRumors Turns 17" MacRumors 7:08 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Happy birthday, Steve Jobs!" Cult of Mac 8:38 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Twitter is locking accounts that swear at famous people" The Verge 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft hasn't turned a phone into a PC just yet" The Verge 7:43 AM
  • "Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa info for murder investigation" Engadget 7:04 AM
  • "Google apologizes for issue that reset some Wifi and OnHub routers" VentureBeat 6:59 AM
  • "Google sues Uber over 'stolen' driverless car technology" Telegraph 6:59 AM
  • "Google is bringing Allo to desktops, but maybe it should kill some other apps first" The Next Web 7:03 AM
  • "Android Can't Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That" Wired 6:54 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, a rumored iPad event, and which W1 headphones to get" AppleInsider 7:43 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro Radio Episode 34: In this episode we talk wth Charlie Austin. Charlie is a trailer editor from L. A. Charlie uses both FCP and Premiere for his job. We talk about what a trailer editor actually does, how he uses Final Cut Pro X in his workflow as well as a bit about coffee, Premiere, Protools, and iMovie." FCPRadio 7:23 AM
  • "iPad supply chain makers likely to report disappointing 1Q17 sales" DigiTimes 7:09 AM
  • "10.5-Inch and 12.9-Inch iPads May Not Ship Until May or June" MacRumors 7:09 AM
  • "Rumor: 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models might not arrive until May" AppleInsider 7:09 AM
  • "Apple says it fixed the unexpected iPhone 6/6s shutdown issue for some users" BGR 7:00 AM
  • "Apple: iOS 10.2.1 has substantially reduced iPhone 6, 6s shutdown issues" iDownload Blog 7:04 AM
  • "Why New iPhone Features May Force Supply Chain Reshuffle" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:03 AM
  • "Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "iPhone 8 Base Model To Have 64GB Internal Storage, Bye Bye 32GB Variant" Tech Times 7:22 AM
  • "Apple iPhone supplier TSMC on track to ship 10nm chips in this quarter, 'expand rapidly'" AppleInsider 8:39 AM
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  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:48 AM
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  • "Beats X headphones review: Apple's AirPod alternatives" Telegraph 6:59 AM
  • "How to configure VPN access on your iPhone or iPad" iMore 8:39 AM
  • "Using the iPad for: Taking notes and planning" Matt Gemmell 8:38 AM
  • "Three steps to make managing passwords easier" PCWorld 7:10 AM
  • "Apple Glasses: Goodbye, Freaks; Hello Fashion" Mac360 8:38 AM
  • "How The iPad Can Replace The Mac" Mac360 8:07 AM
  • "On The Insecurities Of Text Messages" NoodleMac 7:56 AM
  • "Comment: The need for perspective when iPhones (and other devices) catch fire" 9to5Mac 7:30 AM
  • "Will Apple add facial recognition or iris scanning to the next iPhone? Rumors abound how Apple could take the next step past Touch ID when it comes to securing our phones." Macworld 7:09 AM
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Computer Industry
  • "PC Market Sinks Due To Low Investment, Demonetization: IDC" CXOtoday 2/23
  • "Microsoft has already started creating the first Redstone 3 builds" Neowin 2/23
  • "First Windows 10 Redstone 3 Builds Spotted – Public Release Expected in November" WCCFTech 2/23
  • "First Windows 10 Redstone 3 Builds Now Being Compiled" UberGizmo 2/23
  • "Microsoft invests in real-time maps for drones, and someday, flying cars: It's a bet on a future full of airborne robots" The Verge 2/23
  • "Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Assistant Targets Social Networks" eWeek 2/23
  • "Publicly Disclosed Windows Vulnerabilities Await Patches" Threatpost 2/23
  • "Microsoft and Cambridge University Design AI That Can Create Its Own Programs" Silicon UK 2/23
  • "Microsoft Adds Azure Search Added For UK Cloud Customers" Silicon UK 2/23
  • "Veritas joins Microsoft in strategic hybrid cloud partnership" OnMSFT 2/23
  • "Microsoft invests in maker of drone air traffic management software" Seattle Times 2/23
  • "Dell to use recycled plastics in XPS13 devices" RTÉ 2/23
  • "Dell makes tech first with recycled ocean plastics packaging: Dell has announced the technology industry's first shipment of ocean plastics packaging, the result of a commercial-scale pilot program." Packaging News 2/23
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise's CEO Meg Whitman on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" Seeking Alpha 2/23
  • "HPE CEO Whitman says everything's 'on the right track' as sales are literally decimated" The Register 2/23
  • "HP to open 250 outlets this year to expand its reach in India: The Omen series will available starting 15 March and it will include 5 notebooks and 1 desktop model" Gizbot 2/23
  • "Intel launches new Atom chips, looks to 5G to change the world" Neowin 2/23
  • "The Truth Behind Intel's Manufacturing Lead" Seeking Alpha 2/23
  • "Intel, Qualcomm to roll out 5G platforms at MWC" EE Times Asia 2/23
  • "Qualcomm announces new VR dev kit and headset accelerator program" TechCrunch 2/23
  • "Qualcomm looks to untethered VR future with Snapdragon 835 dev kit: Snapdragon VRDK will go on sale to developers in Q2" The Inquirer 2/23
  • "Qualcomm to subsidize virtual-reality costs for headset makers" MarketWatch 2/23
  • "AMD's new Ryzen 7 1800X breaks world record for performance benchmark" Neowin 2/23
  • "AMD's top-of-the-range Ryzen 7 promises better performance at half the price of rival Intel chips: Ryzen 7 1800X nine per" Computing 2/23
  • "CyberPowerPC unveils new gaming PCs with AMD Ryzen" VR-Zone 2/23
  • "AMD's Latest radeon driver doesn't support 32-bit version of windows 8.1" Digital Trends 2/23
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "The $9 billion case against Tesla and why investors are betting against Amazon, Apple and Chipotle" Barron's 7:22 AM
  • "Apple Rally Threatens to End Brief Stock Picker Renaissance" Bloomberg 7:03 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow poised to snap record-setting streak, as stock futures slump: Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares drop premarket" MarketWatch 7:59 AM
  • "Dow Could Snap 10-Day Record-Breaking Streak as Stock Futures Slump: The Dow Jones Industrial Average looks set to snap a 10-day record-breaking streak on Friday as stock futures in the U.S. follow European markets lower." TheStreet 7:59 AM
  • "Stock Pullback Threatens to Upend Dow Rally: Futures point to slip in U.S. equities" [Paid Membership Required] 7:58 AM
  • "Asian markets dip as investors cash out after dovish Fed minutes: Stocks pull back as U.S. fiscal stimulus seems farther off" MarketWatch 7:58 AM
  • "German DAX falls nearly 2% as Trump tax-policy doubts lift euro: Vivendi chairman under investigation in Italy, reports say" MarketWatch 7:58 AM

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