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Agree/Disagree: The new MacBook Pro with TouchBar is good enough to fend off those who would rather have a touch-screen MacBook Pro.

Agree. Innovative, keeps screen clean...
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Agree/Disagree: The new MacBook Pro with TouchBar is good enough to fend off those who would rather have a touch-screen MacBook Pro. Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Thursday Highlights: Cook and Team stand and deliver new MacBook Pro models complete with the new and innovative TouchBar; also unveiling the Apple TV - TV app, in addition to new Final Cut Pro X—reports and opinions aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh, Hardware/Software, and Op/Ed sections; Toyota rebuffs Apple, Google on getting inside their vehicles; Ben Lovejoy now finds storage management tools in Sierra "a complete disaster"; IDC finds Samsung still atop worldwide smartphone shipments despite Note 7 recall, Apple steady in second place; has an Apple shell company been revealed in a new patent application?

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Apple Press Releases
  • "MacBook Pro: A touch of genius." Apple 1:29 PM
  • "Watch the design film" Apple 1:29 PM
  • "Apple Unveils Groundbreaking New MacBook Pro: Revolutionary Touch Bar, Breakthrough Performance in Apple's Thinnest & Lightest Pro Design Ever" Apple 1:29 PM
  • "Apple Unveils Groundbreaking New MacBook Pro" Business Wire 1:23 PM
  • "The future of television is here." Apple 1:33 PM
  • "Apple Unveils New TV App for Apple TV, iPhone & iPad: Discover & Watch TV Shows & Movies from Multiple Apps in One Place" Apple 1:28 PM
  • "Apple Unveils New TV App for Apple TV, iPhone & iPad" Business Wire 1:22 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X: Post-production. Fast-forwarded." Apple 1:32 PM
  • "An all-star cast of new features. This release debuts the most powerful set of features since the launch of Final Cut Pro X. It starts with a redesigned interface that puts the focus on your video. The Magnetic Timeline 2 adds automatic color coding and groundbreaking new ways to display your timeline based on roles. And Final Cut Pro now supports wide color workflows and the Touch Bar, making it the ultimate way to edit on the new MacBook Pro." Apple 1:32 PM
  • "Apple Releases Significant Update to Final Cut Pro X: New Magnetic Timeline, Redesigned Interface & Integration with the Touch Bar on the All-New MacBook Pro" Apple 1:29 PM
  • "Apple Releases Significant Update to Final Cut Pro X" Business Wire 1:24 PM
Apple Event News
  • "Does the Mac Still Matter: Apple Updates Its Top-Of-The-Line Laptop, The Macbook Pro.: In exclusive interviews, Apple executives explain why it was over four years in the making — and why we should care." CNET 6:45 PM
  • "Apple Mac event: By the numbers/Executives dished out the latest numerical nuggets at the October event." ZDNet 1:33 PM
  • "Apple announces new MacBook Pro with touch strip" The Verge 12:40 PM
  • "Apple introduces brand-new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros: Function keys have been replaced with a multitouch Retina display." Ars Technica 12:48 PM
  • "Apple unveils all-new, redesigned MacBook Pros with OLED Touch Bar, larger trackpad, USB-C, more" 9to5Mac 12:49 PM
  • "Apple revamps computer line with new MacBook Pro, adds touch screen keys" Reuters 1:35 PM
  • "Apple adds new touch as it unveils MacBook Pro update" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:34 PM
  • "Apple adds Touch Bar to MacBook Pro laptops" BBC 1:33 PM
  • "Apple refreshes Mac lineup with new keyboard touch functions" Associated Press 1:33 PM
  • "Apple: 400M 'Memories' have been viewed on the iPhone, 60% of users are on iOS 10" TechCrunch 1:33 PM
Apple News
  • "Apple's new MacBook Pro is expertly timed"  The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Apple expected to refresh ageing computer line with new MacBook Pro"  Reuters 6:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Studio's Gains Will Be Apple's Loss"  Wired 6:59 AM
  • "Could AR be Apple's Next Big Thing?" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 7:29 AM
  • "Google And Apple Knocking On The Car Door? 'No, We Won't Let Them Inside,' Toyota Exec Says" Forbes 6:54 AM
  • "Italy judge agrees tax probe settlement with head of Apple's Irish unit-source: A Milan judge has accepted a settlement agreement with the head of Apple's Irish-based unit Apple Sales International as part of a probe into allegations the U.S. tech giant failed to pay corporate taxes in Italy to the tune of 879 million euros, a judicial source said." Reuters 7:04 AM
  • "Italian Judge Agrees to $50K Settlement for Apple Exec in Irish Tax Probe" MacRumors 7:27 AM
  • "Apple Wants More Enriching In-Store Experiences" RetailWire 7:18 AM
  • "Apple updates Xcode, iMovie, Pages, GarageBand, Keynote, Numbers with Touch Bar compatibility" AppleInsider 7:06 PM
  • "Apple unveils Final Cut Pro X updates with support for Touch Bar in new MacBook Pros" 9to5Mac 1:25 PM
  • "The Top Ten New Features in Final Cut Pro X 10.3" 2:02 PM
  • "Microsoft Office Support Coming to Touch Bar on MacBook Pro" MacRumors 1:34 PM
  • "Adobe Flash on Mac Gets Second Critical Security Update in Just Two Weeks" MacRumors 9:09 AM
  • "UGH! Adobe Flash Player for Mac Gets Another Critical Security Update" MacTrast 9:46 AM
  • "Graebert Annual Meeting 2016—Introducing 'Trinity' of CAD" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "About the security content of Xcode 8.1" Apple Support 4:08 PM
  • "How-To: 7 steps to prepare for the upgrade to a brand new Mac" 9to5Mac 10:16 AM
  • "How to migrate your old Mac's data to your new Mac" iMore 1:01 PM
  • "System Preferences in macOS, Sierra: Time Machine" eXtensions 9:23 AM
  • "How to start using Safari on Mac" iMore 7:28 AM
  • "How to set up and use Notification Center on your Mac" iMore 8:52 AM
  • "The Mac's Best Word Processor Is Back" Mac 360 10:15 AM
  • "Touchbar Macdongle" Rixstep 9:07 PM
  • "Opinion: Correction, Sierra's storage management tools are a complete disaster"  9to5Mac 7:22 AM
Press Releases
General Interest/Potpourri
Apple Event Live Coverage
  • "hello again" [Official Stream] Apple 6:34 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 2016: Apple to launch new laptops at event - Live" Telegraph 10:56 AM
  • "Liveblog: The Mac is back at Apple's 'Hello Again' keynote" Cult of Mac 10:16 AM
  • "Our Apple MacBook Event Liveblog Is Right Here" Gizmodo 10:16 AM
  • "Everything You Need To Know From Apple's Fall Mac Event: At what is likely to be its final media event of the year, Apple is expected to unveil a handful of updates to its Mac line, among them a redesigned MacBook Pro with an OLED touch bar and a faster iMac. Join BuzzFeed News at 10AM PT for live coverage." BuzzFeed 9:39 AM
  • "Our Apple 'Hello Again' Mac Event Coverage Starts At 10am PT, Check Your Local Time Here" Redmond Pie 8:56 AM
  • "2016 Mac Event Live Blog" iMore 8:52 AM
  • "Live Blog of Apple's October 2016 'Hello Again' Mac Event" iClarified 7:39 AM
  • "Live from Apple's fall MacBook event" The Verge 6:56 AM
  • "Apple's October 27 Mac Event: We're liveblogging Apple's Mac event today starting at 10am PT" Recode 6:35 AM
  • "Return of the Mac: Follow Apple's event live" Mashable 6:34 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's October 2016 MacBook Event" Wired 6:29 AM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's first Mac event in ages starts October 27 at 1pm ET/It's been a year and a half since we saw Mac hardware on stage." Ars Technica 10/26
Apple General Interest
  • "Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Up 1.0% Year over Year in Third Quarter Despite Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall, According to IDC" ["The new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus drove third quarter shipments of 45.5 million units, down 5.3% from the 48 million units last year. Higher than expected iPhone 7 Plus demand outstripped supply, which should be alleviated through the fourth quarter, helped by new features such as water resistance, faster processing, improved optics, and larger storage capacities."] Business Wire 6:52 AM
  • "Samsung's Share of Smartphone Market Drops to Lowest Level in Nearly Two Years" ["Apple finished runner-up to Samsung as usual with 45.5 million iPhones sold, down 5.3% versus the 48 million iPhones it sold in the same quarter last year."] MacRumors 6:51 AM
  • "Samsung still No. 1 smartphone vendor, but Note 7 knocked marketshare back to 2014" AppleInsider 6:53 AM
  • "How mobile payment adoption can pick up speed" BetaNews 6:56 AM
  • "Netflix Not Participating In Apple's New TV Guide" AppAdvice 11:00 AM
  • "Lonely men are increasingly turning to Siri for love and 'sexually explicit' chat" Telegraph 9:45 AM
  • "Man who went on crazy iPhone rampage in France gets huge fine and suspended jail sentence" BGR 6:29 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Dell overtakes Macs in Education market" Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google parent company Alphabet beats earnings expectations with $22.5B in revenue" GeekWire 6:35 PM
  • "Alphabet (GOOG) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" Seeking Alpha 7:41 PM
  • "Amazon posts $32.7B in revenue, up 29%, but profits fall well short of Wall Street expectations" GeekWire 6:35 PM
  • "Vine Is Closing Down, and the Internet Can't Stand It" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:03 PM
  • "Amazon Is Cracking Down on More Fake Reviews" Fortune 1:36 PM
  • "Computer hard drives have shrunk like crazy over the last 60 years — here's a look back" Business Insider 10:16 AM
  • "Streaming TV bundle roundup: Everything we know so far" TechHive 6:53 AM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2016-10-27: Apple's 'hello again' Wrap Up with new MacBook Pro Models" The Mac Observer 2:41 PM
  • "Rebound 109: I'm Still Buying The Stuff" Six Colors 2:20 PM
  • "Christopher Breen Talks About Creativity, Music and Photography" MacVoices 10:13 AM
  • "Can Apple and Microsoft recapture the thrill of the PC? The latest from Ctrl-Walt-Delete" The Verge 9:39 AM
New MacBook Pro
  • "Apple revamps MacBook Pro with Touch Bar: So long function keys, hello in-app context" ZDNet 1:03 PM
  • "Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will ship in November, starting at $1,799" Recode 1:37 PM
  • "Ta-dah! Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple's newest MacBook Pro" Macworld 1:01 PM
  • "This Is Apple's Brand New MacBook Pro" Time 12:53 PM
  • "This is Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar" iDownload Blog 1:02 PM
  • "Apple's New MacBook Pro Sports Chameleon-Like Touch Bar" LAPTOP Magazine 1:02 PM
  • "Apple Unveils Touch Bar Features in New MacBook Pros Including Touch ID" MacRumors 1:02 PM
  • "Apple's new MacBook Pros keep the headphone jack alive" CNET 1:34 PM
  • "Apple unveils a thinner MacBook Pro with an OLED 'Touch Bar'" Engadget 12:49 PM
  • "MacBook Pro's crazy Touch Bar puts emoji right in your keyboard" Mashable 1:02 PM
  • "All the Stuff You Can Do With the MacBook Pro's Touchbar" Gizmodo 1:27 PM
  • "Apple announces new lower-end 13-inch MacBook Pro shipping today, thinner, lighter, faster, no Touch Bar" 9to5Mac 1:34 PM
  • "Apple says LG's new 5K displays were designed for the new MacBook Pro" The Verge 1:26 PM
  • "Apple shares new MacBook Pro & accessibility videos on YouTube following unveil" 9to5Mac 2:02 PM
  • "Apple Still Offering 2015 13-inch MacBook Air, 11-inch MacBook Air Discontinued" MacRumors 2:03 PM
  • "Apple Continues to Sell Base Model 2015 MacBook Pros at Same Price Points" MacRumors 2:19 PM
  • "No new MacBook Airs as Apple instead makes lower-end, $1,500 MacBook Pro" Ars Technica 2:20 PM
  • "Apple stops selling legacy SuperDrive-equipped MacBook Pro and 11-inch MacBook Air, MagSafe on the way out" 9to5Mac 2:19 PM
  • "See which 3rd-party apps will support Apple's new MacBook Pro Touch Bar" AppleInsider 3:03 PM
  • "You can't connect an iPhone 7 to a new MacBook Pro out of the box" BGR 3:03 PM
  • "You'll need a new cable to connect the MacBook Pro and iPhone 7" Engadget 3:06 PM
Apple TV
  • "Apple announces 'TV,' an app for discovering shows and movies on Apple TV" VentureBeat 12:59 PM
  • "Apple TV and iOS gain unified television experience with new 'TV' app" AppleInsider 12:40 PM
  • "Apple's new TV app puts all the shows and movies you want to watch in one spot" Macworld 1:02 PM
  • "The new Apple TV app is: TV/Seriously, they're calling it that." Engadget 12:41 PM
  • "Minecraft is launching on Apple TV this year" VentureBeat 12:59 PM
Apple HW/SW
  • "Some Apple Stores setting up line dividers overnight, suggesting new Macs may go on sale today" 9to5Mac 7:22 AM
  • "Apple Retail Stores Set Stanchions Overnight, Hints at New Product Availability Today" The Mac Observer 9:26 AM
  • "Apple expected to launch first MacBook Pro in 4 years" CNNMoney 8:48 AM
  • "Apple admits AirPods launched delayed but no reason given: Firm needs 'more time' to get gadgets on the market" V3 7:03 AM
  • "Apple Presses Pause on AirPods Debut, Try These Instead" Tom's Guide 7:04 AM
  • "Apple puts its AirPods in the oven a little longer" The Tech Report 10:55 AM
  • "Qualcomm to buy iPhone Apple Pay chip manufacturer NXP for $47 billion" AppleInsider 7:33 AM
  • "Hours before the new MacBook's are Introduced, Apple's UK Trademark Filing for 'Touch Bar' Surfaces" Patently Apple 10:59 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple's Invention for Cloud Phone Notifications may have Revealed One of their Shell Companies" Patently Apple 7:28 AM
  • "Apple files for a patent for a 'camera lens system with five lens components" Apple World Today 8:45 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Great Deal! Apple Slashes The Price Of Refurbished iPads" Digital Trends 10:16 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:29 AM

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  • "AMD Radeon Pro 450, 455, 460 chipsets debuting in the MacBook Pro detailed, benchmarked" AppleInsider 9:29 PM
  • "Why the new thin MacBook Pro keyboard probably isn't that bad: It's shallow, but quick and accurate, thanks to Apple's special keyboard switches." CNET 9:19 PM
  • "Video roundup: Hands-on with Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar" 9to5Mac 6:48 PM
  • "Apple's new MacBook Pro is slim, trim and has a stunning screen" Engadget 4:11 PM
  • "Hands-on with the new MacBook Pros, their keyboard, and the Touch Bar" Ars Technica 4:09 PM
  • "First look: Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar" AppleInsider 4:08 PM
  • "Hands-on: The MacBook Pro's innovative Touch Bar will grab you" Macworld 4:06 PM
  • "Hands-on: MacBook Pro's Touch Bar gets rave reviews" Cult of Mac 4:06 PM
  • "Hands-on with Apple's new Touch Bar MacBook Pro" TechCrunch 2:20 PM
  • "The new MacBook Pro looks and feels so good it's unreal: I'm sold on the Touch Bar" The Verge 2:19 PM
  • "The 13-inch MacBook Pro vs. the competition: Small but effective/It's the thinnest and lightest one yet, but what do you do if you want an SD card reader?" Engadget 2:44 PM
  • "The Apple Watch 2 is faster, waterproof—and more overloaded than ever" Yahoo Tech 1:35 PM
  • "Netgear Orbi AC3000 Mesh WiFi System Review" HotHardware 12:24 PM
  • "Review: Jaybird X3 Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones" Wired 6:54 AM
  • "Penclic Mini Keyboard K2 and NiceTouch T2 review: Input devices not worth your consideration" Macworld 8:52 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "FabFocus kinda brings Portrait Mode to other iPhones" iDownload Blog 7:03 AM
  • "Review: 7 PDF editing tools for iOS and Android/It's not enough to read a PDF on your mobile device anymore: you have to be able to sign it, copy it or edit it. These apps can help." Computerworld 6:42 AM
  • "How to order the new MacBook Pro in Canada" iMore 4:08 PM
  • "Get Help at the Genius Bar" MacMost 10:13 AM
  • "How to use maximize the battery life and lifespan of your Apple Watch" Apple World Today 7:28 AM
  • "How to download your entire music library to your iPhone or iPad" iDownload Blog 7:03 AM
  • "How to look back at your weekly Move goals progress in the Activity app" iDownload Blog 7:03 AM
  • "Accessibility FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's new accessibility portal" iMore 2:20 PM
  • "LG UltraFine 5K Display FAQ: Everything you need to know!" iMore 2:19 PM
  • "An essential iOS tip for language learners and cunning linguists" Apple Must 12:24 PM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller: 'We Don't Design for Price, We Design for the Experience'" MacRumors 9:31 PM
  • "Thoughts on Apple's Mac Event Keynote" The Loop 9:30 PM
  • "Watch Apple's MacBook Pro event in nine minutes: The company's new flagship laptop wasn't the only news." Engadget 7:30 PM
  • "Apple made a bad mistake in not providing any plans for its Mac desktops today" Apple World Today 4:15 PM
  • "Opinion: Why the new 13-inch MacBook Pro means you should reconsider the 12-inch MacBook" 9to5Mac 4:08 PM
  • "What Apple Got Right, and Wrong, at Its 'Hello Again' Event" AppAdvice 3:02 PM
  • "Apple's 'Hello Again' Event Wasn't About the Mac After All" The Mac Observer 2:57 PM
  • "Apple just killed the 11-inch MacBook Air" Macworld 4:11 PM
  • "Apple just killed its cheapest laptop" VentureBeat 2:44 PM
  • "An ode to the 11-inch MacBook Air" iMore 2:21 PM
  • "Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro Featuring OLED Touch Bar, Touch ID - Powered By Intel Skylake Processor" Slashdot 1:36 PM
  • "RIP the Macbook Air" Gizmodo 1:28 PM
  • "Everyone has an opinion about Apple's new 'emoji bar'" Mashable 1:26 PM
  • "Apple's big TV play is missing two major players" Mashable 1:20 PM
  • "Apple previews the TV App for the Apple TV, iPhone & iPad (so where's the Mac version)" Apple World Today 1:03 PM
  • "The Guide To Apple's Survival" Mac360 10:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Studio, a disruption courting the Mac creative market and beyond" The Loop 9:34 AM
  • "Senior Apple exec could have been jailed over alleged Italian tax evasion; escaped with fine" 9to5Mac 8:53 AM
  • "Is Apple Hiding A Spectacular iPhone For 2017?" Forbes 9:39 AM
  • "We have some bad news about next year's iPhone 8" BGR 8:48 AM
  • "Are Apple's Numbers Great? Or, Lousy?" PixoBebo 10:13 AM
  • "8 next iPhone rumors in 8 pictures" Apple Must 8:46 AM
  • "Here's everything we know about Apple's next MacBook Pro" Business Insider 9:40 AM
  • "MacBook dilemma: Which of its babies is Apple going to kill?" Apple 3.0 9:09 AM
  • "Apple's new MacBook Pro touchscreen strip: What we don't know/We all know it's coming. But here are a few big questions." Recode 7:29 AM
  • "Here's what I'm expecting at today's 'hello, again' event" Apple World Today 7:28 AM
  • "Apple's MacBook Event: What to Expect" PC Magazine 7:28 AM
  • "Sorry, But I'm Glad Vine Is Dead" PC Magazine 4:09 PM
  • "Twitter Has an Old Media Problem. Here's a Solution." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:08 PM
  • "Hands On And First Impressions Of The Microsoft Surface Studio AIO PC" HotHardware 4:05 PM
  • "Microsoft hasn't been cool since the death of Clippy" Mashable 10:53 AM
  • "3 reasons Google's Pixel iPhone competitor is a rip-off" Apple Must 10:37 AM
  • "Is It Too Late To Be Afraid Of Technology?" McSolo 10:13 AM
  • "Microsoft's Two-Pronged Creativity Push" Tech.pinions 7:29 AM
  • "Exclusive: Jony Ive's Christmas Tree Design Leaked!" Kirkville 7:02 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple AirPods arrival date officially updated from late October to 'coming soon'" AppleInsider 9:30 PM
  • "Belkin refreshes Express Dock with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C connector" AppleInsider 7:20 PM
  • "Apple Releases $49 Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter Alongside New MacBook Pro" MacRumors 4:06 PM
  • "FoamTech iPad Cases Now Available From Gumdrop Cases" Gumdrop 10:37 AM
  • "Say Goodbye to Google Cast and Hello to Google Home" AppAdvice 10:16 AM
  • "LastThink Releases Russian Online TV 4.5 for iOS" prMac 12:31 PM
  • "FoamTech iPad Cases Now Available From Gumdrop Cases" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Enjoy Minded Limited announces Places in London" prMac 6:41 AM
  • "Full Grain Leather Bands for Apple Watch From Pad & Quill" prMac 6:29 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Hands on with the Surface Studio, Microsoft's first desktop computer: It's sleek, beautiful, but a little bit strange." Ars Technica 5:57 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils Creative Update and the Surface Studio: Microsoft introduced updates to several current products and while we didn't see a new Surface Pro, we were introduced to the Surface Studio." CIO 6:18 AM
  • "Microsoft gets creative with Surface Studio desktop PC" Seattle Times 6:18 AM
  • "Let's praise Surface, not bury it: The PC is dying, but better, richer apps might just save it" The Register 10:07 AM
  • "Mac v PC - who's cooler now?" BBC 8:51 AM
  • "Surface Studio shows up the iMac but won't unseat it" ZDNet 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft shifts its focus on tools and devices for creative professionals" IT PRO 11:07 AM
  • "The Surface Studio Is Microsoft's Tipping Point" Gizmodo 6:18 AM
  • "Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC" ExtremeTech 7:16 AM
  • "Microsoft Office malware: Now more users get anti-hacker, macro-blocking features" ZDNet 11:08 AM
  • "Office 2013 can now block macros to prevent infection -- here's how to enable it" BetaNews 11:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Launches Program Aimed at Securing Azure IoT" eWeek 5:59 AM
  • "Will the VR revolution be ushered in by Microsoft, of all companies? The company that's said virtually nothing about VR so far appears to have a plan." Ars Technica 9:30 PM
  • "Microsoft just became the biggest player in VR and nobody noticed" TrustedReviews 11:07 AM
  • "Microsoft Announced Future Arrivals Of Low-Priced VR Headset From Their Partners" iTech Post 6:06 AM
  • "Q&A: Soon-to-be VC Bob Kelly on Microsoft-Amazon rivalry, cloud computing in Seattle and Alice in Wonderland" GeekWire 10:07 AM
  • "Cloud exec Bob Kelly leaves 21-year 'accidental' Microsoft career, joins Ignition Partners to grow modern business apps" GeekWire 10:07 AM
  • "Seven big questions about Microsoft's new VR headsets: A new kind of virtual reality?" The Verge 8:11 AM
  • "HP, Lenovo, Acer, Asus, Dell to build VR headsets for Microsoft" Windows report 6:05 AM
  • "HP confirms upcoming Windows Holographic VR headset" MS PowerUser 6:07 AM
  • "Cloud giant VMware's financials impress as Dell shift begins" SiliconRepublic 6:05 AM
  • "VMware do we go from here? Perhaps it's time the cloud pioneers snap up Docker" The Register 6:05 AM
  • "PC demand to enjoy growth thanks to new processors from AMD and Intel" DigiTimes 6:13 AM
  • "Intel Introduces Atom E3900 Series Based On Its Latest Generation Goldmont Atom CPU Core" iTech Post 6:17 AM
  • "AMD will sell server CPUs at Happy Meal prices so you can supersize servers: ARM vs. x86 can wait as first decent Xeon alternatives in ages pressure Chipzilla" The Register 7:08 AM
  • "IBM buys Bengaluru-based hybrid cloud firm Sanovi Technologies: Sanovi Technologies provides cloud migration, business continuity and IT recovery solutions." International Business Times 6:14 AM
  • "IBM to acquire Bengaluru-based Sanovi Technologies" The Hindu 6:14 AM
  • "IBM acquires hybrid cloud firm Sanovi Technologies" ZDNet 6:30 AM
  • "IBM's Watson-Based Slack Deal to Benefit Developers Long Term" eWeek 6:08 PM
  • "Oracle takes Java copyright dispute with Google to appeals court: A jury in California had decided that the use of Java APIs in Android was fair use" IDG News Service 6:00 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "How the delay of the 'airpod' is affecting Apple stock" [Video Report] FOXBusiness 10:55 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Very Undervalued" Forbes 7:24 AM
Industry News
  • "U.K. economy shrugs off Brexit fears" CNNMoney 6:22 AM
  • "Stocks Fluctuate as Twitter Loses Post-Earnings <"  11:10 AM
  • "Stock Losses Accelerate in Final Hour as Defensive Names Sell Off: Stock losses accelerate heading into the market close on Thursday after defensive names slip on a spike in Treasury yields." TheStreet 6:15 PM
  • "Amazon Investors Primed for More Good News" FOXBusiness 1:55 PM
  • "Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 5,215.97 down -34.30 points" Nasdaq 6:15 PM
  • "Dow trades flat despite upbeat earnings" USA Today 1:56 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Government-Bond Selloff: Yield-sensitive sectors take a hit; earnings and deals also drive prices" [Paid Membership Required] 6:15 PM
  • "Weak China economic data help push Asian stocks down" MarketWatch 6:24 AM
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