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  • "Apple earnings hinge on success of this: Analysts/With Apple's earnings coming after Monday's closing bell, analyst Chris Caso said key wildcards are the mix of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales and whether the company successfully enticed a large number of consumers to buy devices with larger memory."  CNBC 8:15 AM
  • "Apple's Q2 expected to get China iPhone boost" ZDNet 8:54 AM
  • "Spreadsheet of the day: Final estimates for Apple's fiscal Q2" Fortune 9:43 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Day Is Here, and It Could Be Remarkable" TheStreet 10:11 AM
  • "Apple On China Roll With Court Win, Sales Milestone/Bottom line: Apple's new court victory in a China patent dispute shows its relations with Beijing are improving, positioning it well for growth in a country that is likely to pass the US as its largest global market in the next 1-2 years."  Forbes 8:55 AM
  • "Tackle Pro Video Formats 2.0.1 always appearing in Software Update" MacIssues 9:07 AM
  • " 3 review: Don't like Apple's Reminders? You might like" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Soda PDF for Mac OS X offers a decent amount of fizz — and it's free" Apple Daily Report 8:13 AM
  • "The Plain Text Art Editor For The Mac (yes, the one you've never used)" TeraTalks 7:52 AM
  • "May The Mac Force Touch Be With You" NoodleMac 7:52 AM
  • "This Is The Kind Of Weather A Mac User Can Get For 99-cents" BohemianBoomer 7:52 AM
  • "Snail Mail: Alive And Well On The Mac" Mac 360 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Mail, other apps could team up to be an Evernote competitor" Apple Daily Report 8:16 AM
Press Releases
  • "Seamless 3D Maps Have Never Been so Easy With the New PixPlant 3" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Anawiki Shuffles Things Up with Avalon Legends Solitaire 2" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "HackaMol: An Object-Oriented Modern Perl Library for Molecular Hacking on Multiple Scales" Macs in Chemistry 7:53 AM
  • "KUBUS releases BIMcollab BCF Manager for Navisworks" Architosh 7:47 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "How new haptics tech will move you: The illusion of haptic vibrations is magnified when combined with other factors. Call it 'haptics plus.'" ["In the Apple Watch, and in the latest MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops, that something else is a feature that Apple calls 'Force Touch,' which is the use of pressure as a gesture."] Computerworld 8:02 AM
  • "Apple responds to Nepal earthquake by soliciting Red Cross donations via iTunes" 9to5Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's iTunes Store gets Red Cross Donation Page for Nepal Earthquake Support" The Mac Observer 8:58 AM
  • "Major LA hospital integrating HealthKit data into patient records, but unclear if they can opt out" 9to5Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Most Apple Watch Buyers Still Waiting: Just 22 percent of the 1.7 million Apple Watches ordered were delivered to U.S. consumers over the weekend." PC Magazine 9:43 AM
  • "1.7M US Apple Watch orders to date, 22% of them shipped – Slice Intelligence" 9to5Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Only Fifth Of U.S. Apple Watches Shipped Over Launch Weekend, Says Data Firm" TechCrunch 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Watch may have shipped to only 22% of US preorder buyers so far" CNET 9:08 AM
  • "Discover to Bring Apple Pay to Cardmembers" Business Wire 8:18 AM
  • "Discover to have Apple Pay available for US cardholders" Associated Press 8:15 AM
  • "Discover reaches agreement to bring Apple Pay to cardmembers" MarketWatch 8:16 AM
  • "Jay Z is accusing rival music streaming services of playing dirty in the fight against Tidal" Business Insider 8:56 AM
  • "Apple Bans Fart Apps From the Apple Watch" Time 9:28 AM
  • "Apple tells developer: 'We do not accept fart apps on the Apple Watch'" Business Insider 8:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google Faces Enormous Forces In Fight Over the Future of Android" Wired 8:00 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro Illuminati Discuss the FCPX 10.2 Update" FCPXtv 7:55 AM
  • "More Apple Watch stuff and a surprise from Apple Pay!" The MT Show 7:54 AM
  • "Apple Watch already has over 3,000 apps available" V3 8:58 AM
  • "New Apple Watch 'fails' drop test: Apparently, if you drop an Apple Watch onto concrete, it breaks. And if this information is too shocking for you to believe, there's a video to prove it" Telegraph 9:00 AM
  • "Apple Watch Battery Good for 1,000 Complete Charge Cycles" MacTrast 9:27 AM
  • "Siri gets a back-end overhaul to use Apache Mesos" AppAdvice 9:28 AM
  • "New Siri refresh is known internally by a geeky Iron Man reference" Cult of Mac 10:06 AM
  • "Security flaw leaves 25,000 iPhone and iPad apps vulnerable to attack" V3 8:58 AM
  • "Thousands of iOS apps left open to snooping thanks to SSL bug" ZDNet 8:54 AM
  • "Tesla home battery: What it'll cost you to keep your iPhone online during blackouts" BGR 9:02 AM
  • "Is Apple Watch draining your iPhone's battery too fast? This may help" iDownload Blog 9:02 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" Apple Sliced 10:19 AM
  • "Alto's Adventure For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For $1.99 (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 10:19 AM
  • "City Maps 2Go Pro -Offline Map and Travel Guide For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 10:19 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "iPad Air 2 Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM

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  • "Apple Watch: What Did Apple Just Roll Out Here?" Above Avalon 9:28 AM
  • "My weekend with Apple Watch — and the verdict is...." USA Today 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Watch: Pulsating strap-on with a knurled knob" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "A skeptic's Apple Watch diary: Day 4, the halfway point" 9to5Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Watch weekend: My initial reactions" Six Colors 9:06 AM
  • "Apple Watch Features: In-Depth Video Walkthrough" Redmond Pie 9:05 AM
  • "Review: Apple 12-inch Retina MacBook" MacNN 9:03 AM
  • "Apple 15-inch 2.2GHz MacBook Pro with Retina review: better than the £1,999 MacBook" Macworld UK 9:07 AM
  • "The first batch of USB-C adapters and cables, tested" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Moshi iVisor Glass iPhone 6 screen protector review" TechnologyTell 9:06 AM
  • "Review: iLoome ScreenMate Max Screen Protector for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus" Run Around Tech 9:06 AM
  • "Mac Game Review: Hero Generations 1.17" MacNN 9:03 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apple Watch Impressions - Game Companion Apps" Touch Arcade 10:11 AM
  • "You Can Fiddle With Your BMW or Porsche From an Apple Watch" Wired 8:02 AM
  • "The Apple Watch is the simplest way to buy from Amazon yet" The Next Web 8:59 AM
  • "Unread 1.5 Adds iOS 8 Share Sheet, 1Password Support" MacStories 9:07 AM
  • "Woodpost: iOS Photography App -a Look at the Wood Output" eXtensions 8:03 AM
  • "Steve Jackson's Sorcery! 3 review – the adventure continues" iDownload Blog 9:03 AM
  • "How to view goal metrics in Workout for Apple Watch" iMore 9:43 AM
  • "How to view your step count on Apple Watch" iMore 9:08 AM
  • "Pointers: Unreadable Attachments in iOS Mail (iOS)" MacNN 9:03 AM
  • "The Problem with Apple Watch in a Nutshell" Thurrott 9:27 AM
  • "Sirius XM: Why Apple Still Remains A Likely Suitor" Seeking Alpha 9:27 AM
  • "Flying the Apple Watch skies" iMore 9:07 AM
  • "Did Apple try to sabotage the Tidal launch?" BGR 9:02 AM
  • "Jay Z's got 99 problems, and Apple might be one" Cult of Mac 9:02 AM
  • "Yes, I'll buy ANYTHING that Apple sells" The Next Web 8:59 AM
  • "Cassandra: No Donations to Nepal via iTunes in the Thai Store (or others)" eXtensions 7:54 AM
  • "Why Lawyers Love Apple's New Watch" Mac 360 7:53 AM
  • "Why Alerts, Alarms, And Notifications Are The 'Killer App' For Mobile Devices" Mac 360 7:53 AM
  • "Location Is Your Most Critical Data, and Everyone's Watching" Wired 8:00 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Now You Can Control ProCamera 8 With Your Apple Watch" 148Apps 10:06 AM
  • "Zoho Business Apps for Apple Watch Put Select Business Functionality On Users' Wrists" MacPrices 9:03 AM
  • "Caseology leather Bumper Frame Case looks classy while protecting your iPhone 6" iDownload Blog 9:03 AM
  • "Soap Inc. Announces Availability of First Total Home Automation Application That Will Ultimately Connect All Network Devices Under One Single App" PRNewswire 8:19 AM
  • "Horizon Media Study Finds Consumers May Not Flock To Apple Watch" PRNewswire 8:19 AM
  • "Kochava First to Support Apple Watch for Brands' Mobile App Measurement and Tracking" Business Wire 8:18 AM
  • "Dressed fashion app now available on Apple Watch" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Mars Tech LLC. Brings Tic Tac Toe to Apple Watch" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Just a Tip one of the first ever apps developed for Apple Watch platform" prMac 8:17 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10's Project Spartan: Microsoft will give you up to $15,000 USD if you find security bugs" WinBeta 4/26
  • "Should Microsoft Release A Smartwatch To Compete With Apple Watch And Android Wear?" Microsoft News 4/26
  • "Microsoft Corporation Beats Estimates Despite Strong USD" Investing 4/26
  • "Get Ready for New Windows 10 Announcements with the Official BUILD 2015 App" Softpedia 4/26
  • "Microsoft's Q3 2015 Earnings Out: Revenues Up $27B Following Strong Sales Of Xbox Live, Microsoft Azuer, Office 365" International Business Times 4/26
  • "Microsoft is changing its business, but it may not happen fast enough" Business Insider 4/26
  • "The Only Legitimate Competitor to Google Maps and Apple Maps Just Went Up for Sale" The Motley Fool 4/26
  • "HP adds Microsoft EMS to mobility portfolio" Telecompaper [Subscription Required for Full Article] 4/26
  • "How Lenovo plans to handle Motorola smartphone brand in India: Will Motorola help turn the tide for Lenovo in India or will it, like Thums Up for Coca-Cola, continue to be a reminder that the acquisition had a better product?" The Economic Times 4/26
  • "Preparing for the Internet of Things: From smart power grids to electronic baristas, we are just at the start of a new technology" Computerworld UK 4/26
  • "Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking the Future: Educators call for making computer science a cornerstone of the curriculum, even for grade-school kids" [Paid Membership Required] 4/26
  • "Microsoft Becomes the World's Number 1 Place to Work" Softpedia 4/25
  • "Microsoft is altering, but is it fast sufficient?" Bharat Press 4/25
  • "Amazon and Microsoft Record Impressive Cloud Sales" Capital OTC 4/25
  • "Luxottica Working On Intel-Powered Google Glass 2.0" Tech Times 4/25
  • "Google Mobile Friendly Algorithm Gives Small Businesses The Advantage" Forbes 4/25
  • "Google pulls the Nexus 7 tablet from its online store" Engadget 4/25
  • "Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue" IDG News Service 4/25
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "AAPL's numbers today are going to be huge, analysts predict: double-digit growth in all but iPads" 9to5Mac 9:43 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's Q2 2015 earnings call happens today at 5pm Eastern" Ars Technica 9:08 AM
  • "Here's What to Expect When Apple Reports Earnings Today" TheStreet 8:15 AM
  • "Apple Short Interest Flat Ahead of Earnings" 24/7 Wall St. 7:55 AM
  • "Apple announcing latest financial results today; here are my predictions" Apple Daily Report 8:13 AM
  • "Brean Initiates Apple At Buy, Says 'World Is The Ecosystem'" Benzinga 8:15 AM
  • "Apple weekly breakout in play, upside target remains $150" Kimble Charting 8:15 AM
  • "Is Apple Too Expensive to Buy Right Now?" TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "How to Trade an Apple Dividend Increase" TheStreet 8:15 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks: Nasdaq, S&P 500 close at new records" USA Today 4/24
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq Notch New Records as Amazon, Microsoft Jump" TheStreet 4/24
  • "Technology stocks are winners as Amazon, Microsoft deliver strong results; broader market up" Associated Press 4/24
  • "Big technology stocks rise in early trading; Amazon soars: Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks in early trading." Associated Press 4/24
  • "Nasdaq Composite, S&P 500 Close at New Highs: Technology stocks extend gains after strong earnings from Microsoft, Google, Amazon" [Paid Membership Required] 4/24
  • "Why Google investors should fear Microsoft: The ongoing technology battle between Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOGL) just got oh so much more interesting." USA Today 4/24
  • "Asia Markets: Tech stocks fuel Taiwan rally; Shanghai shares fall/The Nasdaq Composite's record performance helped Taiwan stocks hit their highest close in more than 7 ½ years Friday as the benchmark Taiex index ended one of its best weeks so far this year, while the recent rallies in Shanghai and Hong Kong showed signs of weakening." MarketWatch 4/24
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks pare gains after Greece meeting, but post weekly win/European stocks pared gains Friday, following a lackluster end to a meeting on Greece's debt troubles, but equities still finished with a win for the week." MarketWatch 4/24
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/24
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/24
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/24

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