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  • "Let there be light: How Li-Fi could change the Apple ecosystem"  Macworld 7:47 AM
  • "To save the iPad, Apple needs to copy Microsoft: Apple needs to take a long, hard look at why Microsoft is managing to shift so many Surface tablets despite the iPad being a much stronger, better-known brand."  ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Why Apple doesn't sell televisions"  BetaNews 8:45 AM
  • "Apple to open first offshore technology development centre in India: The new $25 million facility is set to open in June and is expected to create 4,500 jobs."  ZDNet 7:49 AM
  • "Bill Aims to Keep States From Banning Smartphone Encryption"  TechNewsWorld 8:43 AM
  • "OS X 10.11.4 will fix broken Twitter links in Safari" Cult of Mac 8:34 AM
  • "I have multiple Apple IDs. What happens if I delete one? You can't delete an Apple ID without losing associated purchases." Macworld 7:46 AM
  • "Screen sharing from the Messages app: a handy yet under-used feature" iDownload Blog 8:45 AM
  • "Print Selection for OS X can save you ink, paper, time, and money" Apple World Today 7:08 AM
  • "Use Your Mac To Make And Receive Phone Calls" McSolo 8:31 AM
  • "Free And Easy, Encrypt And Decrypt Files On Your Mac" Mac360 8:30 AM
  • "Internet: What's Old Is New Again" Mac360 8:28 AM
Press Releases
  • "Syncro Soft, the developer of the Oxygen XML suite of products, announced the immediate availability of version 17.1.1 of its Oxygen XML Web Author." <oXygen/> 8:31 AM
  • "Epic Open-World Fantasy Rpg Cornerstone: The Song Of Tyrim™ Ships April 26th – Pre-Order + Demo Available Now/Phoenix Online Publishing and Overflow Bring Crafting, Combat, Sailing, Physics-Based Puzzles and More to PC, Mac, and Linux" Phoenix Online 8:29 AM
  • "Now Available: The new Silverstack 5" prMac 8:50 AM
  • " launches ObjCConverter for Swift - for the Mac App Store" prMac 7:13 AM
  • "IGG Software Unveils New Product Name Banktivity to Replace iBank" prMac 7:13 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Sage and Apple partner to stuff iPhones, iPads and Apple Watch with SMB apps: Apple and Sage have joined forces to provide a version of Sage Live for iOS, giving iPad and iPhone users an accounting app suitable for small and medium businesses." V3 8:44 AM
  • "Apple Pay suffers first wobble with seven-hour outage" The Inquirer 7:50 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Losing Ground to Samsung in This Important Market: The iDevice maker's revenues contracted in its home market, with a third-party report suggesting it is losing share here." The Motley Fool 8:57 AM
  • "Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'" Associated Press 7:54 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "MySpace was just acquired by 94-year-old magazine company Time" Business Insider 8:43 AM
  • "Moore's law really is dead this time: The chip industry is no longer going to treat Gordon Moore's law as the target to aim for." Ars Technica 8:02 AM
  • "The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos" Business Insider 7:55 AM
  • "Google takes wider action on 'right to be forgotten'" BBC 7:46 AM
  • "Rebound #72: Small, Childlike Hands" Six Colors 9:46 AM
  • "One More Thing Episode 25: Here's Looking Achoo" MacNN 8:42 AM
  • "TSMC will be sole supplier of processors for next iPhones - Electronic Times"  Reuters 8:42 AM
  • "Apple has reportedly decided who will make the iPhone 7's processor — and Samsung is losing out" Business Insider 8:27 AM
  • "Apple reportedly drops Samsung in favor of TSMC for A10 production" MacNN 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Dumps Samsung, Gives TSMC Exclusive iPhone Chip Deal" The Mac Observer 9:09 AM
  • "iOS 9.3 public beta 3 brings Wi-Fi Calling to Verizon iPhone customers, fixes for T-Mobile: Verizon customers will soon join T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T customers with support for Wi-Fi Calling on the iPhone. The latest public beta also fixes T-Mobile connection issues." ZDNet 7:49 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple invention uses Apple Watch to auto adjust iPhone alert volume" AppleInsider 8:03 AM
  • "Patent application shows how Apple Watch could measure ambient sound to adjust volume of iPhone alerts" 9to5Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Invents a Next-Generation 3D 'Sessionless Pointing User Interface'" Patently Apple 8:41 AM
  • "The Apple Watch Milanese Band Invention Comes to Light & More" Patently Apple 8:42 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:28 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:28 AM

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  • "Review: 2TB Mercury Electra MAX SSD by Other World Computing" Bare Feats 9:14 AM
  • "Review: Aukey's affordable and universal 18mm clip-on wide angle smartphone lens [Gallery] 9to5Mac 8:49 AM
  • "OtterBox iPhone cases shootout: which one should you get?" iDownload Blog 8:45 AM
  • "Why you should use your iPhone with a Bluetooth keyboard as your main travel computer" Macworld 7:48 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "How to get the news you want on the iPad: Hands on with News360/News360 is one of the best apps for the iPad and a shining example of how to design a touch interface." ZDNet 8:49 AM
  • "Sleep++ 2.0 Brings Improved Sleep Analysis to Apple Watch App" MacStories 8:46 AM
  • "Shortcuts and timesavers with keyboard apps" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:24 AM
  • "With Quartz's App, You Don't Read the News. You Chat With It" Wired 7:14 AM
  • "Microsoft's new iPhone app thinks my annoying cat is 70 percent dog" The Verge 8:34 AM
  • "'Space Grunts' Review - The Fastest Turn-Based Shooter in the Land" Touch Arcade 9:46 AM
  • "How To Replace Your Iphone 6's Screen And Avoid Dreaded Error 53" Forbes 7:54 AM
  • "12 steps to getting more from Apple's Maps" Computerworld 7:06 AM
  • "Can't get Podcasts videos on iPad to go full screen? Here are some workarounds!" iMore 8:44 AM
  • "Are there any new web features in iOS 9?" Mashable 7:21 AM
  • "Prolonging the magic: 'Error 53' story becomes the story" Macworld 9:45 AM
  • "iPhone 7: concept sketch suggests 'liquidmetal' handset could charge wirelessly" The Week UK 9:45 AM
  • "On Second Thought, Maybe Apple Is Not Doing All That Badly After All" Mac360 8:28 AM
  • "Apple's Life After The iPhone" PixoBebo 8:28 AM
  • "Ballmer's Folly: Windows Phone" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 8:42 AM
  • "Review: Fairphone 2" ["Lately, Apple users are learning the difference the hard way, with an Error 53 killing iPhones previously fixed by independent repairers. But what if you could easily repair it by yourself, pay a fair price for the spare parts, and cut out the visit a service center?"] Wired 7:13 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Best calendar apps for iPhone" iMore 9:46 AM
  • "Get colored balls into the right goals with Plavee on Apple TV" AppAdvice 9:46 AM
  • "Just in Time for Valentine's Day, A New Kind of Hangman Gets Some Lovin' from Apple" PRNewswire 9:15 AM
  • "Global Context Rich System Market Valued at USD 2.48 Billion by 2020 - Analysis, Trends & Opportunities Report 2016-2020 - Key Vendors: Amazon, Apple & Microsoft" PRNewswire 9:15 AM
  • "Over $7 Billion in Lawsuits Filed by Inc. vs Apple, Verizon and AT&T for Various Patent Infringements" Business Wire 9:14 AM
  • "Arrow Smart-Kart gives parents iPhone-controlled speed limiting & geofencing for their boy/girl racers [Video] 9to5Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Sleep++ 2.0 has a brand new algorithm for better sleep tracking on Apple Watch" The Next Web 8:02 AM
  • "Quartz's iOS app turns news into a conversation and it's unlike anything else you've used" The Next Web 8:02 AM
  • "Vevo wants to become the next MTV — and its new Apple TV app is a step in that direction" Business Insider 8:01 AM
  • "Vevo's new Apple TV and Android apps add personalized music video features" The Verge 7:48 AM
  • "Best Birthday Count Down and Reminder for iPhone" prMac 9:46 AM
  • "Offline Polish to English Language Dictionary, Translator 3.0 for iOS" prMac 9:45 AM
  • "Words of Gold released for iOS - Great Addition to Scrabble Games" prMac 8:50 AM
  • "FutureCalc: Ergonomic Calculator App For Single-Handed Use" prMac 7:13 AM
  • "GUI Speedometer - The Ultimate Digital Dashboard Display" prMac 7:13 AM
  • "Photohance One Tap Enhance The Easiest Photo Editor - released for iOS" prMac 7:13 AM
  • "CoverMe Private Cloud Storage Keeps Your Personal Data From Prying Eyes" prMac 7:13 AM
  • "Choetech's USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter simplifies life for MacBook users" Apple World Today 7:09 AM
  • "Motion Sensor for iOS inspired by 9GAG - motion detecting, hidden camera for iOS that sends videos to email or Dropbox. Catch your kids and pets!" Appgr8 7:05 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft cuts 'dozens' more employees with its mobile unit: Report" ZDNet 6:12 AM
  • "'Dozens' more employees are getting fired in Microsoft's phone division" Neowin 6:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Working on Windows 10 Mobile Project That 'Will Blow Your Minds': Leaker says Redmond has something really huge in the works" Softpedia 7:10 AM
  • "1,500 Windows 3.1 shareware apps are now free, immortalized on your browser: Warp back to 1992 with Ross Perot, Saddam Hussein, hundreds of shareware nag notices." Ars Technica 6:12 AM
  • "Enjoy a blast from the past with Windows 3.1 and 1,500 of its apps in your browser" Neowin 6:23 AM
  • "Microsoft apps now preloaded on 74 Android OEMs, with Acer signing new agreement" Neowin 6:23 AM
  • "Microsoft now has 74 hardware partners pre-installing its apps on Android devices" VentureBeat 6:21 AM
  • "Acer is the latest smartphone maker to bundle Microsoft's Android apps" The Verge 6:21 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard drops three Australian disties" CRN 6:41 AM
  • "EXCLUSIVE: Hewlett Packard Enterprise makes NZ distie call/Following a long-winded, and much publicised distribution review, Reseller News has the results..." New Zealand Reseller News 6:42 AM
  • "EXCLUSIVE: Avnet and Synnex miss out as Hewlett Packard Enterprise makes Aussie distie decision/Hewlett Packard Enterprise finally makes Aussie distie call." ARN Net Australia 6:42 AM
  • "HP Malaysia offers DaaS to help enterprises enhance employee productivity" MIS Asia 6:46 AM
  • "HP launches HP DeskJet GT series printers for small businesses" Technuter 6:46 AM
  • "HP to put FreeSync in all their AMD-based laptops" TechSpot 6:45 AM
  • "AMD's PRO A-Series will power new HP 600 ProBooks" PCR 6:45 AM
  • "AMD increases notebook market traction" IT Online 6:46 AM
  • "AMD Zen based Opteron chips detailed in CERN slides" Hexus 6:48 AM
  • "AMD's Zen-based Opteron will have 32 cores" Fudzilla 6:49 AM
  • "Intel's Itanium to live on as HPE commits to new servers: HPE will continue with Itanium for HP-UX servers" 6:51 AM
  • "Intel Promises 'Fundamentally Different' Processor Technology With Energy Savings In Mind" Tech Times 6:51 AM
  • "Intel Network Adapter Drivers 20.7 Are Now Available for DownloadThe new version supports X710-T and X710-T4 Adapters" Softpedia 6:51 AM
  • "Severe Vulnerability Affects Cisco ASA VPN Server Equipment: Attackers can take over Cisco firewalls and VPN servers" Softpedia 6:49 AM
  • "Cisco CEO sees no 'significant impact' on Q2 figures from Ericsson jv" Mobile World Live 6:50 AM
  • "Stock-market jitters have rocked network spending, Cisco says: Some enterprises waited to buy new campus gear when they saw things get shaky in January" IDG News Service 6:10 AM
  • "Cisco Has Strong Quarter Despite Drops in Switch, Data Center Spending" eWeek 6:24 AM
  • "IBM's SoftLayer Won't Play With Iran Anymore: The service has been discreetly discontinued in Iran, as part of IBM's compliance process for foreign countries" Bidness Etc 7:08 AM
  • "IBM's SoftLayer has quietly blocked users in Iran" VentureBeat 6:21 AM
  • "Linux, IBM Share Bold Vision for Hyperledger Project" CoinDesk 7:09 AM
  • "Oracle CEO Discusses Smart City Solutions for Maharashtra" NDTV Gadgets 7:10 AM
  • "Moore's law really is dead this time: The chip industry is no longer going to treat Gordon Moore's law as the target to aim for." Ars Technica 6:12 AM
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Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks poised for sharp sell-off" CNNMoney 6:59 AM
  • "Stocks Tumble as Growth Fears Overwhelm Global Markets" TheStreet 9:00 AM
  • "Futures, Global Stocks Fall After Fed Sparks Investor Concerns" FOXBusiness 7:00 AM
  • "Futures plunge as oil falls, investors digest Yellen remarks" USA Today 7:01 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Swoon as Investors Seek Havens: European equities follow Asian stocks lower; banking, mining shares tumble" [Paid Membership Required] 9:00 AM
  • "Hong Kong stocks plunge 3.9%, catching up with selloffs: Deep selloffs upon return from Lunar New Year holiday" MarketWatch 7:03 AM
  • "European stocks knocked to lowest since 2013 as fear selling returns: Banks bear the brunt of the selloff again" MarketWatch 7:03 AM

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