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Wednesday Highlights: iAd platform expanding in 70 more countries, Business Insider's Lara O'Reilly says the news reveals "Apple is becoming an e-commerce beast"; stats from Kantar Worldpanel good news for Apple's bottom line as iPhone 6 sales big world-wide; iOS sees share growth in Europe, more in our Apple/Macintosh section; Alibaba and Apple being seen as heaven-made marriage, pitting "both companies against Beijing"; GT Advanced called relationship with Apple "unsustainable"; class action lawsuit filed against Apple over faulty 2011 MacBook Pro graphics; Yosemite adoption impacting Windows; Macworld explains how to downgrade to iTunes 11 from iTunes 12; if you're getting annoyed with call-forwarding from your iPhone to Mac, Wired shows how to turn it off; MCX issues explanation to deflect criticism of their merchants disabling NFC over Apple Pay; group says any merchant can choose Apple Pay support, but if choose to go with CurrentC they must do so exclusively — reports aplenty in our General Interest, and Op/Ed sections; exec says Apple SIM not likely to be used in iPhones any time soon; the Federal Communications Commission has placed a proposal on the table that will open up a la carte TV channels streamed over the internet; Apple reveals iOS 8 is now on 52% of iDevices; iPad Air 2 reviews from Business Insider, Cult of Mac; iPad mini 3 reviews at Macworld UK and Cult of Mac; Fast Company, Engadget take Apple Pay for a one week spin.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Is Becoming An E-commerce Beast: Apple Is Transforming Itself Into A Massive E-commerce Company."  Business Insider 9:01 AM
  • "Demand for iPhone 6 boosts Apple's sales" ["'Apple has also experienced market share and volume increases across all major European markets, as well as in China and Australia, in part thanks to the launch of its new handsets. Across Europe's top five markets, the iPhone 6 has outsold the larger iPhone 6 Plus by five-to-one."]  Kantar Worldpanel 8:10 AM
  • "Windows Phone Shrinks In Android-Dominated Europe, As New iPhones Boost iOS' Share" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "An Alibaba-Apple Pay marriage could pit both companies against Beijing"  Quartz 8:13 AM
  • "Apple And Alibaba: A Match Made In Heaven?" Benzinga 10:48 AM
  • "Apple Pay Must Overcome Corporate Politics and Greed in Order to Succeed" Apple Gazette 9:37 AM
  • "Apple downplays disruptive potential of Apple SIM, while carriers rush to protect turf" Macworld 12:17 PM
  • "GT Advanced Describes 'Unsustainable' Apple Relationship"  Bloomberg 8:56 AM
  • "GT Advanced COO discusses Apple's sapphire fallout, here are the interesting bits" 9to5Mac 2:59 PM
  • "GT Advanced blames Apple for one-sided sapphire contract that resulted in $461M loss" AppleInsider 2:58 PM
  • "Apple's 2011 MacBook Pro graphics woes lead to class action lawsuit" TUAW 9:37 AM
  • "Samsung suffered a 73.9% drop in Q3 mobile profits while Apple's rose 11.3 percent"  AppleInsider 9:29 PM
OS X
News
  • "OS X Yosemite adoption is breaking Windows" Computerworld 7:55 AM
  • "Leaked Office for Mac 2015 screenshots look just like the Windows version: Microsoft is bringing Office for Mac and Windows closer together" The Verge 8:38 AM
  • "Microsoft expected to announce Office for Mac timing 'very soon,' release rumored for early 2015" 9to5Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Office for Mac to get the same UI as the Windows version" Myce 10:39 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Yosemite experiences include tips about the sharing bug and emailing web pages or links; FileVault and auto-login; web privacy controls; Dock pinning; F5 Firepass workarounds etc." MacInTouch 12:16 PM
  • "Yosemite questions discuss firmware updates and installer management; disk formatting issues (and boot volume); Apple Mail troubleshooting tips; FileMaker compatibility issues; Dropbox changes; Apple TV glitches and more." MacInTouch 12:16 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Must-Have Utilities for Mac OS X" JackenHack 7:19 PM
  • "Unhappy with iTunes 12? Here's how to revert to iTunes 11" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "9 mistakes you're making in Photoshop" Macworld UK 5:22 PM
  • "Hands On: ColorSnapper (OS X)" MacNN 11:36 AM
  • "Hands On: PluralEyes 3.5 (OS X, Windows)" Electronista 2:55 PM
  • "How to Turn Off Your Mac's Annoying Call-Forwarding Feature" Wired 8:39 AM
  • "Morphing transitions tutorial and using the Contour ShuttlePRO for colour correction in FCPX" fcp.co 8:26 AM
  • "Get a 3D Dock Again in OS X Yosemite (or a Transparent Dock too)" OS X Daily 1:08 PM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Trackpad" eXtensions 9:21 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Mouse" eXtensions 9:14 AM
  • "Capture the action on your iOS device with Yosemite" Macworld 8:20 AM
  • "OS X Yosemite: Using Mail's Awesome New Markup Feature" The Mac Observer 7:58 AM
  • "Using Spotlight Search" MacMost 10:50 AM
  • "Cheap: How To Get Mac System Stats To Show Up In Notification Center" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Free And Easy: Yet Another Way To View Email From The Mac's Menubar" NoodleMac 7:57 AM
  • "Free For Macs: How To Restrict Access To Files And Folders" Mac 360 7:57 AM
  • "Free: A New Video Player For The Mac" Mac 360 7:56 AM
Op/Ed
  • "A Few Words About Taking Notes On Mac, iPad, iPhone" TeraTalks 7:56 AM
Press Releases
  • "Skype for Mac updated to 7.1, brings Yosemite support" iMore 9:04 PM
  • "PrivacyScan 1.7 Released Yosemite Privacy Support & Discounted Pricing" SecureMac 9:34 AM
  • "Announcing CaptureSync - Multi-Camera Capture Software for Mac OS X" prMac 8:07 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Retailer-Backed Apple Pay Rival CurrentC Has Been Hacked, Testers' Email Addresses Stolen" TechCrunch 11:35 AM
  • "MCX: Merchants accepting both CurrentC and Apple Pay 'entirely possible' in the future" 9to5Mac 4:14 PM
  • "CurrentC Alerts Users of Unauthorized Access to Email Addresses" MacRumors 11:36 AM
  • "Apple Pay rival led by Walmart has already been hacked" GeekWire 12:18 PM
  • "Apple Pay rival MCX already hacked, but insists it's OK to keep your sensitive data in the cloud" iDownload Blog 11:36 AM
  • "Answers To Your Questions" MCX 9:12 AM
  • "MCX explains why CurrentC retailers can't use Apple Pay" USA Today 8:58 AM
  • "Now We Know The Truth About Why CVS And Rite Aid Blocked Apple Pay" Business Insider 9:50 AM
  • "MCX defends CurrentC against Apple Pay controversy, says sensitive customer data is saved in the cloud" AppleInsider 10:20 AM
  • "MCX says merchant fines are 'simply not true'" The Next Web 4:13 PM
  • "CurrentC group says exclusivity is required, but no fees for leaving" iMore 10:20 AM
  • "MCX says its Apple Pay rival is being bashed because it's 'challenging the status quo'" BGR 4:13 PM
  • "CurrentC Merchants Hit With Large Fines If They Accept Apple Pay" MacTrast 8:40 AM
  • "MCX CEO calls CurrentC exclusivity fines 'untrue,' responds to recent hack" AppleInsider 4:40 PM
  • "Forget about payment apps: the new battle is around payment terminals" VentureBeat 8:55 AM
  • "Apple exec: Don't expect Apple SIM to show up in iPhones" FierceWireless 8:48 AM
  • "Apple: Don't Expect To See Our SIM In iPhones Any Time Soon" Gizmodo 8:20 AM
  • "Constrained supply keeps iPhone 6 Plus resale prices at 124% of retail price" AppleInsider 8:42 AM
  • "Europeans love iPhone 6, 6 Plus not so much" BetaNews 10:23 AM
  • "For Gorilla Glass testers, life is a daily grind (and scratch and drop...): At Corning's Gorilla Glass testing labs, the glassmaker that fronts Apple's iPhone tried to show that rival sapphire crystal isn't all it's cracked up to be." CNET 8:07 AM
  • "How an FCC rule change could deliver the Apple TV you've been dreaming of" Cult of Mac 8:27 AM
  • "FCC Rule Change Could Turn Apple TV into A Cable TV Competitor" The Mac Observer 9:51 AM
  • "FCC proposes rule change to open a la carte internet television streaming" AppleInsider 10:24 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook faults Alabama for lack of gay rights" Telegraph 8:53 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung Electronics Third-Quarter Profit Falls Sharply: Mobile Business Continued to Lose Ground to Low-Cost Smartphone Makers" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:33 PM
  • "Samsung Reports Steep Drop in Q3 Results" Re/code 8:49 PM
  • "Movie industry yells 'Cut!' on wearables in theaters: Two U.S. movie industry groups, citing piracy concerns, have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on wearables with cameras" Computerworld New Zealand 6:20 PM
  • "Drupal warns unless you patched within seven hours, you're hacked/Summary: Drupal has issued a highly critical announcement that unless Drupal installs were patched against the latest SQL injection attack within seven hours of its unveiling, that the site should be considered compromised." ZDNet 5:05 PM
  • "FBI demands new powers to hack into computers and carry out surveillance" The Guardian 4:12 PM
  • "New Wireless Plans Raise Questions for Carriers and Phone Makers" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 12:17 PM
  • "Verizon will pay $64 million to settle claims over Family Plan over-billing" Gigaom 9:11 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "ACM 278: Apple is the New Microsoft and Thinking Differently about iPhone" The Mac Observer 7:35 PM
  • "Ted Landau's Experiences with Yosemite, Apple Pay, and Predictions" MacVoices 2:01 PM
  • "Q&A: Hope and Headaches for Digital Health" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 9:12 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple: iOS 8 now installed on 52% of all devices" TUAW 8:53 AM
  • "iOS 8 adoption rate inches up to 52 percent" CNET 9:10 AM
  • "iOS 8 growth is basically stagnant" Cult of Mac 8:28 AM
  • "Apple spent just One dollar beefing up the latest iPad Air 2: New iPads look a lot like the old one. There's a reason for that" The Register 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Watch release date, price and specs" The Inquirer 8:39 AM
  • "10 cool new features found in iOS 8.1" [Slideshow] Macworld 8:21 AM
  • "'WatchSpring' tweak brings functional Apple Watch-style layout to jailbroken iOS devices" 9to5Mac 8:12 AM
  • "New Jailbreak Tweak Brings A Fully Working Apple Watch UI On iPhone Home Screen [Video] Redmond Pie 8:48 AM
  • "Apple Asks PCalc Developer to Remove iOS 8 Widget" MacStories 4:14 PM
  • "Apple to Protect you from dreaded Trouser explosions: Apple has patented a fireproof material that could finally banish the misery of mobile phone trouser explosions." The Register 8:38 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "iOS 8: Fixing Bluetooth Headset Connection Issues" The Mac Observer 10:44 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Laminar Pro -Image Editor For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 10:39 AM
  • "Feeding Time For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:39 AM
  • "Bonza Word Puzzle For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:39 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:58 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:58 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:58 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: The iPad Air 2 Is The Best Tablet, But It's Still Missing Something" Business Insider 11:36 AM
  • "Review: The iPad Air 2 is so good, it almost disappears" Cult of Mac 8:42 AM
  • "New iPad mini 3 review: £80 for the Touch ID is too much & it's no match for the iPad Air 2" Macworld UK 9:10 AM
  • "Why we're washing our hands of the iPad mini 3 review" Cult of Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Review: iPad mini 3" Gizmag 9:30 PM
  • "Shootout: iPad Air 2 versus iPad Air and iPhone 6 Plus" Bare Feats 12:03 PM
  • "Shootout: iMac Retina 5K entry model versus top model" Bare Feats 1:06 PM
  • "The Apple Pay Challenge: Lessons Learned From My Week Without A Wallet/It's Not Without Its Glitches--And Its Enemies. But Apple's Mobile Payment System Still Feels Like The Future." Fast Company 8:03 AM
  • "Dabbling in the future of payment: A week with Apple Pay and Google Wallet" Engadget 9:12 AM
  • "A week with Apple Pay: We took an iPhone 6 out and found that mobile payments have grown up—a little." Ars Technica 5:49 PM
  • "Review: Incipio Stowaway Advance for iPhone 6 Plus" iLounge 9:38 AM
  • "Review: Trident Case Aegis, Cyclops, Kraken A.M.S. + Perseus for iPhone 6" iLounge 4:14 PM
  • "STM dux Case for iPad mini Features Drop Protection and Clear Back" The Mac Observer 2:02 PM
  • "Invisible Shield Glass Review: The Ultimate Glass iPhone Screen Protector" Forbes 8:14 AM
  • "Goal Zero Switch 10 and Torch 250 review - solar charging for your iPhone and iPad" iMore 4:13 PM
  • "Anxious for the Apple Watch? The Pebble can be your gateway smartwatch" Macworld 8:20 AM
  • "Case Review: Inatek Felt Kindle Sleeve" Kirkville 8:41 AM
  • "Review: Uniq Case BodyCon Case for the iPhone 6 Plus" Run Around Tech 8:48 AM
  • "BassJump subwoofer can beef up your your new iMac's sound system" Apple Daily Report 7:58 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands On: Dragonbox Algebra 12+ (iOS)" MacNN 8:40 AM
  • "Hands On: Terminology 3 for iOS" MacNN 8:40 AM
  • "'Sleep Attack TD' Review - Just a Microphone Short of a Beck Song" Touch Arcade 11:35 AM
  • "Make It for Teachers & School iPad App Review" Tapscape 8:48 AM
  • "NHL 2K Review: After three years away, the NHL 2K brand returns to mobile. Can it live up to the advancements made in its absence or will it be left chasing the puck?" 148Apps 11:36 AM
  • "Pango Disguises Review: Pango Disguises is a collection of short interactive tales children will enjoy." 148Apps 9:37 AM
  • "Toca Boo Review: Toca Boo allows children to sneak up on family members, Toca style." 148Apps 10:24 AM
  • "Go To Bed: Survive The Night Review/Go To Bed: Survive The Night looks and sounds great, but it's actually quite basic in its execution." 148Apps 8:41 AM
  • "Mmm Fingers Review: Chasing high scores with just one finger works well for Mmm Fingers." 148Apps 12:17 PM
  • "South Park Pinball Review: It is hard to go wrong when tables are obviously being designed by fans of a specific property." 148Apps 2:56 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to switch carriers on the iPad Air 2's Apple SIM" iMore 4:14 PM
  • "How to use Handoff on iPhone and iPad" iMore 4:13 PM
Tips
  • "Hidden iOS 8 trick stops people from digging through your library when you show them a photo" BGR 10:24 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Yahoo Finance: 'Apple Pay Sides With Credit Card Industry Over Consumer Interests'" Daring Fireball 5:32 PM
  • "The 3 Unexpected Consequences of Apple Pay Will be Huge" The Mac Observer 3:44 PM
  • "Why Apple might not have high hopes for the Apple Watch" Market Realist 11:34 AM
  • "What iPod? Samsung conveniently leaves Apple out of the 'evolution of portable audio devices'" 9to5Mac 10:49 AM
  • "The Horrible No Good Apple Pay War No One Signed Up For" Gizmodo 10:49 AM
  • "Blocking Apple Pay Is A Terrible Strategy For CurrentC Merchants" Forbes 10:49 AM
  • "Has Apple found the perfect weapon to fight both Walmart and Amazon?" BGR 10:48 AM
  • "Jim Cramer on Apple Pay and Drugstores: Apple Is a Win for Walgreen" TheStreet 9:01 AM
  • "Why CVS and Rite Aid Banned Apple Pay in Stores" PadGadget 10:24 AM
  • "Bendgate, Schmendgate: Six weeks after launch, the iPhone 6 Plus still commands a 124% premium on eBay." Fortune 8:54 AM
  • "Why is everyone so excited about Apple Pay?" TG Daily 8:53 AM
  • "Walmart offers a boneheaded explanation for why it's blocking Apple Pay" BGR 8:28 AM
  • "Greg Joswiak Steps Up, Talks Quality vs Market Share" FairerPlatform 7:57 AM
  • "Apple: It's All About 'Love" Mac 360 7:56 AM
  • "What Post PC Era? – The Mac Bounces Back, Big Time – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 7:56 AM
  • "When Is A Notebook Not A Notebook?" Mac 360 7:56 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The golden age of cord-cutting is upon us. Don't let scare tactics tell you otherwise" Macworld 9:11 AM
  • "Is It Time To Boycott Mediocrity?" Mac 360 7:56 AM
Humor/Cartoons
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "You can now preview stickers in Facebook's latest Messenger update" iDownload Blog 12:18 PM
  • "Google updates its official Analytics app with iPad support" 9to5Mac 11:35 AM
  • "World-class photography app ProShot launches on iPhone" iMore 10:48 AM
  • "Cloth's revamped iOS app lets you peer into strangers' closets" TechHive 10:24 AM
  • "Fantastical 2 for iPad Has Been Updated and is on Sale." 148Apps 10:24 AM
  • "NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad Line Adds Black Key Choice, Works with Bluetooth Enabled Mac Keyboards, MacBooks, PCs and More" NewerTechnology 9:51 AM
  • "New iPhone Games Coming Tonight: 'Twisty Hollow', 'Whoa Dave!' and a Bunch of Soft Launches" Touch Arcade 9:39 AM
  • "GRAPHISOFT extends BIMcloud workflow integration with BIMx Docs to iOS devices" Architosh 9:37 AM
  • "Apple tops BCG's list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies" AppleDailyReport 8:56 AM
  • "Tech and Telecom Firms Regain Lost Ground in Ranking of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies" ["Apple has been number one every year since 2005."] Boston Consulting Group 8:50 AM
  • "The Apple Watch may not be here yet, but the 3rd-party stands keep coming" 9to5Mac 8:41 AM
  • "With Ampy, You'll Get a Charge Out of Exercising" TechNewsWorld 8:40 AM
  • "Logitech Unveils New Keys-To-Go iPad Keyboard" MacStories 8:40 AM
  • "Main Idea App Makes Learning Fun for Children Who Find Reading Difficult" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Dubify creates hilarious dubstep synced videos in a single tap on iPhone" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Week numbers, moon phases and more at a glance with Today++ for iOS 8" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Corky The Cod - All New Deep Sea Adventure For iOS" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Collect All the Magic Pumpkins Before Time Runs Out In Witch Way 1.0" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Microsoft OneNote for iPhone and iPad updated with iOS 8 support, iPhone 6 design, and more" 9to5Mac 8:06 AM
  • "WD® My Cloud Software And App Downloads Reach 4 Million" PRNewswire 8:03 AM
  • "Larger Smartphone Displays Drive Minutes of Use in Apps and More Mobile Data Consumption, According To Mobidia & IHS Mobile Media Consumption Report" PRNewswire 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft cuts 3,000 jobs, rounding out July plan" Reuters 4:04 PM
  • "Last large wave of Microsoft layoffs completed, 3,000 jobs shed" Electronista 7:54 PM
  • "Windows 7 isn't going away, but it'll cost more" InfoWorld 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft takes wraps off preview of its Azure Data Factory service" ZDNet 9:25 AM
  • "Microsoft opens up about more Windows 10 preview features in the works" ZDNet 9:17 AM
  • "Some Users Now Want Windows 10 Metro Apps to Launch in Full Screen" Softpedia 8:17 AM
  • "Microsoft extends Azure with big data and Internet of Things services" V3 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft Announces Expansion Of Azure Marketplace" Microsoft News 8:09 AM
  • "Windows 7: Officially Dead This Week" PC Magazine 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft moves to bury Windows 7 at Halloween" Channel Eye 8:09 AM
  • "Windows 10 touch features available to test in next few months" The Verge 8:08 AM
  • "Microsoft is making the Windows 10 deployment process easier for enterprise" WinBeta 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Deployment Easier With The New Runtime Configuration Tools" Microsoft News 8:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Issues New Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi Bug Fix" Softpedia 8:07 AM
  • "Windows 10 to include 'power user' trackpad gestures" Hexus 8:06 AM
  • "Microsoft plans a standalone Office 2016 for end of 2015" PCWorld 8:04 AM
  • "Microsoft May Have Delivered A Knockout Punch To BlackBerry" Seeking Alpha 8:03 AM
  • "Joe Belfiore and the 'house renovation project' that is Windows 10" Computing 8:03 AM
  • "Azure expands, while security, storage, APIs lift Office 365" InfoWorld 9:32 AM
  • "Bring your own security approach protects Azure cloud apps" BetaNews 9:30 AM
  • "Microsoft adds stream processing and pipeline tools to Azure" Gigaom 5:32 PM
  • "IBM and Twitter announce data analytics partnership" Reuters 11:37 AM
  • "IBM, Twitter to partner on business data analytics" Reuters 4:05 PM
  • "IBM's Watson to Tap Twitter to Help Clients Make Decisions" Bloomberg 11:37 AM
  • "Why IBM sold its semiconductor division to Globalfoundries" Market Realist 11:36 AM
  • "IBM & Twitter forge partnership" CNBC Videos 11:35 AM
  • "Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan" InfoWorld 9:32 AM
  • "HP's Sprout is a double touchscreen PC that makes the virtual feel far more real" PCWorld 12:30 PM
  • "The HP Sprout Is A Bold But Goofy Experiment In Projected Interfaces" TechCrunch 12:26 PM
  • "Will Hewlett-Packard Stock React to Its New 3D Scanning Computer? NEW YORK -- Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. are slightly higher by 0.18% to $35.60 in market trading as the technology company unveiled 'Sprout,' its 3D scanning personal computer, merging a 3D scanner and projector with an all-in-one PC, Reuters reports." TheStreet 11:43 AM
  • "HP unveils 3-D printer, new 'immersive' computer" CNBC 11:43 AM
  • "HP Unveils Plan to Make 3-D Printing an Everyday Thing" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:43 AM
  • "HP's 3D-scanning 'Sprout' PC is unlike anything else the company has made" Engadget 11:42 AM
  • "HP tries something new with 3D scanning computer" Reuters 11:42 AM
  • "3D Printing Shares Slip On Hewlett-Packard Entry" benzinga 11:41 AM
  • "HP Sprout All-In-One (and Then Some) Combines Projector, Touch Mat, 3-D Scanner" WSJ Blogs 11:41 AM
  • "First Look: HP pushes into 3D printing, Blended Reality" USA Today 11:41 AM
  • "HP wants to be a 3D printing giant with new 'Multi Jet Fusion' tech" Engadget 11:41 AM
  • "HP Unveils Cheaper, 3-D Printing System to Spur Sales" Bloomberg 11:40 AM
  • "If Da Vinci Had A Desktop, It Would Be HP's $1,899 Sprout" Forbes 11:40 AM
  • "HP's 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals 'Out of Business'" Forbes 11:39 AM
  • "First Look: HP pushes into 3D printing, Blended Reality" USA Today 11:34 AM
  • "HP Unveils Faster, Cheaper 3-D Printers" Re/code 5:23 PM
  • "Intel Turns to Wearables, Big Data to Fight Parkinson's" Computerworld 9:36 AM
  • "Intel Still Resilient Despite 'Peer Pressure'" Seeking Alpha 6:21 PM
  • "Why AMD's 3Q14 earnings missed expectations" Market Realist 11:50 AM
  • "NetApp launches cloud version of its ONTAP operating system" ZDNet 9:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Apple Could Have Upside To $136 Per Share" Seeking Alpha 7:24 PM
  • "Apple shares hit new all-time high for third day in a row" Cult of Mac 5:32 PM
  • "Why Apple is blaming iPad's longer upgrade cycle for lower sales" Market Realist 10:49 AM
  • "Why Apple had strong earnings despite currency headwinds" Market Realist 10:49 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks Are Not Spooked by the Federal Reserve's October QE Taper" TheStreet 3:51 PM
  • "US stocks are stuck in a tight range as traders wait for Fed policy statement; Facebook slumps" Associated Press 3:51 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks, Bonds Dip on Fed Outlook: Brighter View of Job Market Has Investors Weighing Odds of Earlier Rate Increases" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:51 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei leads Asian stocks higher/Stocks in Asia rose Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve announcement on quantitative easing and in the wake of a rally on Wall Street." MarketWatch 7:29 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Stoxx 600 closes at three-week high/The Stoxx Europe 600 index closed at its highest level in three weeks on Wednesday as investors waited for a statement from the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee." MarketWatch 12:35 PM
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