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Thursday Highlights: Philip Elmer-DeWitt on dueling analysts, sides with Katy Huberty that Apple Watch demand is rising as opposed to falling as argued by Ming-Chi Kuo; the Financial Times sees strengths of Apple Watch emerging over time; at Bloomberg, Ian King believes it a wise move for Apple to keep out of TV business because television economics are nothing "like those of smartphones and computers"; UK's Telegraph thinks Apple faces a difficult future going into car industry as "the GMs, Fords and Toyotas of this world will snaffle" plans; iCloud suffering outages for some services, slow response times for others—more in our OS X section; Glenn Fleishman explains how to use old iWork document versions alongside the newest iWork apps; MacNN pointers on how to master OS X Dock; Fortune goes into detail on Apple's influence on newest Star Wars films; CBSNewYork report about how Wi-Fi is making some people sick, about 5% of population experiences symptoms; Hon Hai has expectation to score 70% of all new iPhone orders; iPhone 6s seen announced month earlier than usual; Touch-ID iPhone 5c leaks; Apple applies for eye-tracking and cellular hotspot patents, more in our Hardware/Software section; Jim Lynch has much better experience with the 42mm Apple Watch; tutorial from Tuts+ on using your Apple Watch for fitness; The Next Web says "emotion and personal connection are the key to wearables".

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  • "Here's the real scoop on Apple Watch demand: It's up 60% and rising among iPhone owners, says Morgan Stanley, not falling as KGI reports."  Fortune 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Watch's strengths emerge over time" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Watch sales to reach 36 million in first year, analyst predicts: Shame about the supply pinch, though. Without that, sales might actually soar as high as 50 million, says a Morgan Stanley analyst." CNET 11:23 AM
  • "Here's Why Apple Would Be Wise to Stay Out of the TV Business: The economics of making a television aren't like those of smartphones and computers"  Bloomberg 8:40 AM
  • "By the numbers: Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac quarterly sales/Looking at averages for the past 4 quarters smooths out seasonal spikes and gives a better view of overall trends"  Computerworld 7:50 AM
  • "Is Apple trying to break into the car industry? It'll be hard: If someone does come up with a really smart idea, the GMs, Fords and Toyotas of this world will snaffle it"  Telegraph 8:25 AM
  • "What Apple's failed HDTV plans tell us about an Apple Car" BGR 3:19 PM
  • "Apple is planning a major international launch for its new music streaming service" Business Insider 8:16 AM
  • "Why Spotify's New Features Pose A Threat To Apple, But Not To Netflix"  Benzinga 8:28 AM
  • "Apple restores iCloud after outage impacts 200 million people" Mashable 11:28 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud suffers slow response times: Over the last several hours, some of iCloud's critical features, including account sign-in, email, and backup, have been slow and affecting 'some users.'" CNET 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud experiences hours-long global outage and service slowdowns" AppleInsider 7:57 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud Services Slow To A Crawl" Forbes 8:37 AM
  • "Here's what Apple's completely different San Francisco fonts looked like in 1984 and 2014" Quartz 8:15 AM
  • "Is Apple Watch's San Francisco font heading for iOS and OS X?" Digital Trends 8:25 AM
  • "Apple might be changing its iPhone font but will you notice?" BBC 12:52 PM
  • "Mac 911: Using old versions of iWork alongside the new Pages, Keynote, and Numbers" Macworld 8:18 AM
  • "How to Throttle iCloud Photo Library Uploads" TidBITS 11:27 AM
  • "PaintCode 2.0 review: Helps developers and designers create great user interfaces" Macworld 8:18 AM
  • "Creating a Lower 3rd Graphic with Premiere, Part 3" [Video-based Tutorial] Layers Magazine 8:35 AM
  • "Hands On: Postbox 4.0b4 (OS X, Windows)" MacNN 8:24 AM
  • "Telestream upgrades Episode 6.5, adds HEVC, VP9 and multi-track audio" IT.Enquirer 7:37 AM
  • "Pointers: Mastering the OS X Dock" MacNN 8:24 AM
  • "How to Add Startup Items to Your Mac" iClarified 2:09 PM
  • "Virtualization tips include step-by-step instructions for installing Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) to run classic Mac apps within VirtualBox on OS X 10.10 Yosemite, plus tips on SheepShaver and on using a Bluetooth headset with Windows 7 in VMware for WebEx conferences." MacInTouch 2:19 PM
  • "Cinematize Pro HD is a handy extraction tool for audio, Video pros" Apple Daily Report 7:35 AM
  • "Free: The Easy, Painless Way To Share Clipboards; Mac To iPhone To iPad" Mac 360 7:52 AM
  • "The Mac's Best Archive Manager App" Mac 360 7:52 AM
  • "The Search For A New Mac Clipboard Manager" McSolo 7:52 AM
  • "Free: A New Way To Create Complex Passwords On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:52 AM
  • "Do you need to care if Apple changes its system font? (Spoiler: Nah.)" Macworld 3:15 PM
Press Releases
  • "Google Hangouts Chrome app updated w/ redesigned interface, OS X support" 9to5Google 8:36 PM
  • "Critically Acclaimed Puzzle Game Gunpowder Heads to PC and Mac via Steam Greenlight" Uberstrategist 3:16 PM
  • "Haven - A Creative Writing Tool for Mac OS X" prMac 8:08 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "What we've learned about Tim Cook, Apple's private CEO" Bloomberg 8:32 PM
  • "Apple Reportedly Looking at Expansion into San Jose" The Mac Observer 11:18 AM
  • "In A Little-Seen Early Apple Video, Jobs And Wozniak Talk About The Company's Beginnings" Fast Company 11:19 AM
  • "How Apple influenced the new 'Star Wars' films" ["We're not talking Levi 501s and black mock turtlenecks, as was the signature style of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Rather, Star Wars costume designer, Michael Kaplan, tells Vanity Fair in a Q&A that he channeled the tech giant's minimalist taste in creating the uniforms worn by characters in the next installment of the blockbuster series."] Fortune 8:15 AM
  • "Electronic payments overtake cash in the UK ahead of Apple Pay arrival" The Inquirer 11:23 AM
  • "Mapbox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS Apps" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "Why Clarks is measuring feet with iPads" BBC 8:32 PM
  • "Kanye West's Upcoming Album Rumored to Be Connected With Apple Music Launch" iClarified 2:47 PM
  • "I sent my iPhone for repair. But the store won't give it back: iTech Store sent me the wrong phone and there seems nothing I can do" The Guardian 8:30 AM
  • "Apple rejects app update due to microscopic mention of 'Android'" BGR 8:26 AM
  • "Apple promotes Accessibility Awareness Day with curated app section" 9to5Mac 2:46 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'" InformationWeek 9:16 PM
  • "Firefox to Serve Up Ads Based on Browsing History" PC Magazine 9:15 PM
  • "The new Spotify: Part tunes, part TV, part fortune-teller" CNET 8:31 PM
  • "Flawed Android factory reset leaves crypto and login keys ripe for picking" Ars Technica 5:27 PM
  • "Deutsche Telekom to consider partner for T-Mobile U.S.: CEO" Reuters 5:02 PM
  • "Senate schedules rare Saturday vote on bill to limit NSA surveillance powers" VentureBeat 2:29 PM
  • "Google Explains Racist Maps Results" PC Magazine 9:15 PM
  • "Google Says New Store Data Help Mobile Ads" [Paid Membership Required] 11:22 AM
  • "MIT's humanoid robot, Atlas" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 11:22 AM
  • "Woman Says Her Wi-Fi Connection Is Making Her Sick" ["Dr. Carpenter said it's a significant problem for about 5 percent of the population, many of them have no idea that wi-fi is to blame. 'They walk around feeling ill and they don't know what to do about it,' he said."]  CBSNewYork 9:09 AM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-21: Orthogonal Watch Complications FTW" The Mac Observer 12:51 PM
  • "iMore show 458: New Mac atoms and new Watch bits!" iMore 11:26 AM
  • "A new Steve Jobs movie and OLED wallpaper in CNET UK Podcast 434" CNET 9:48 AM
  • "Future of iPad: Dual-app viewing mode, then J98/J99 'iPad Pros,' multi-user support" 9to5Mac 12:29 PM
  • "Could Split-Screen Multitasking Finally Come to the iPad in iOS 9?" Modmyi 2:13 PM
  • "Apple readies Transit subway, train + bus guides for iOS 9 Maps, deploys robots for indoor mapping" 9to5Mac 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Said To Be Bringing Transit Directions To iOS 9" TechCrunch 11:27 AM
  • "iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit: Apple could be showing 'Home,' an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month." InformationWeek 2:18 PM
  • "Apple Maps is finally getting public transportation directions" Business Insider 12:29 PM
  • "Trendforce: iPhone 6s – New LED Backlight, No 16GB Model, LPDDR4 Memory" G for Games 12:28 PM
  • "Apple iOS 9 Leaks Reveal Major Feature And New Look" Forbes 12:54 PM
  • "Hon Hai expected to secure 70% of new iPhone orders: analyst" China Post 8:20 AM
  • "Apple Could Unveil Next iPhones in August, Launch to Follow in September" MacRumors 8:21 AM
  • "KGI makes unlikely claim that Apple will launch iPhones in August, on sale in September" 9to5Mac 8:35 AM
  • "Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 6s a month early" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "New iPhone could debut as early as August" ZDNet 9:22 AM
  • "New 15-inch MacBook Pro and $1999 iMac 5K: What you need to know!" iMore 8:35 AM
  • "Apple's online store outs Touch ID-equipped iPhone 5c" AppleInsider 8:17 AM
  • "Apple may have just revealed an updated iPhone 5c with Touch ID" The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "Did Apple just accidentally unveil the iPhone 6C? Here's the latest rumor" VentureBeat 9:48 AM
  • "iPhone 6C Still Leaking on Apple Store" Tapscape 5:39 PM
  • "Apple Watch Bands in Apple Stores in Limited Quantities Soon" The Mac Observer 9:02 AM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple invents adaptive eye-tracking 3D display, highly portable cellular hotspot" AppleInsider 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Invents Spatially Interactive 2D/3D Displays and Next-Gen Flyover Feature" Patently Apple 8:32 AM
  • "Apple patent application shows new twist on mobile hotspots: Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question." CNET 2:52 PM
  • "Apple considers a device that can display 2D, 3D images simultaneously" AppleDailyReport 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's Mobile Hotspot Patent Application Could Connect Apple Watch Anywhere" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "Apple files for a patent for a compact, portable hotspot gadget" Apple Daily Report 8:08 AM
  • "Apple adds a new Series of Ideas that Could Power a Next-Gen Stylus or Smart-Pen for the iPad and Beyond" Patently Apple 8:32 AM
  • "Apple seeks to improve the stylus with dynamic input based on pressure, grip, angle & more" AppleInsider 12:27 PM
  • "Apple patent involves a unified connector for multiple interfaces" Apple Daily Report 8:21 AM
  • "Storage discussion examines SSD data loss/retention vs. hard drives, along with Samsung firmware updates to address a serious problem with the 840 EVO SSD." MacInTouch 2:20 PM
  • "How to troubleshoot and fix a malfunctioning Apple Watch" iMore 9:21 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" App Sliced 11:18 AM
  • "1Password -Password Manager And Secure Wallet For Mac Is Temporarily Available For $34.99 (Normally $49.99)" App Sliced 11:18 AM
  • "Better Fonts Pro -Now With Cool iOS 8 Font Keyboards For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" App Sliced 11:18 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM

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  • "On the Apple Watch Interaction Model and the Digital Crown" Daring Fireball 4:57 PM
  • "Goodbye 38mm Apple Watch! Hello 42mm! I loved my 38mm Apple Watch, but I love the 42mm even more" CIO 8:10 AM
  • "What to know before you buy the Apple Watch w/ Milanese Loop band" 9to5Mac 12:29 PM
  • "Space Black Apple Watch (steel) in pictures" iMore 9:19 PM
  • "Review: Nomad Stand for Apple Watch is the futuristic curved dock your smartwatch deserves" 9to5Mac 9:49 AM
  • "22 Fitness Bands and the Battle for Your Wrist" Yahoo Tech 5:35 PM
  • "Review: Sennheiser's ClipMic Digital is the perfect lavalier microphone for iPhone + Apple Watch (Video)" 9to5Mac 11:27 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Rewind: Location-Based Time Tracker for iPhone" MacStories 8:36 AM
  • "The 6 best iPhone and iPad weather apps" AppAdvice 12:30 PM
  • "Beautiful clock and weather app Living Earth moves to the Apple Watch with a new update" AppAdvice 5:39 PM
  • "Hands On: Streamline 1.2 (iOS)" MacNN 3:14 PM
  • "Hands On: Stackables 3.2 (iOS)" MacNN 8:24 AM
  • "Easy controls and good physics make Hello Moto for iPad a dirt-bike side-scroller favorite" iPad Insight 8:11 AM
  • "Tower Slash review: fast fingers score big in this fast-paced swiping game" iDownload Blog 8:32 AM
  • "Sword of Xolan iPad App Review" Tapscape 2:09 PM
  • "'Sons Of Uruzime' Review - Teaching Teenagers Can Drive You Insane" Touch Arcade 5:27 PM
  • "'EvoCreo' Review - There is Something Familiar About This Monster Capture RPG..." Touch Arcade 3:19 PM
  • "'Beast Quest' Review - A Fun Free to Play Action RPG from Miniclip" Touch Arcade 2:22 PM
  • "Appidemic: 9 Clues 2: The Ward for iPhone, iPod touch" TechnologyTell 8:36 AM
  • "How to set up and use Accessibility on Apple Watch" iMore 8:36 PM
  • "How to take a screenshot on your Apple Watch" Cult of Mac 3:20 PM
  • "Three Easy Ways to Get Started With Home Automation" The Mac Observer 2:59 PM
  • "How to search pictures and videos in Photos for iPhone and iPad" iMore 11:27 AM
  • "How to contact your iOS App's developer" MacIssues 9:49 AM
  • "Get Fit With the Apple Watch" Tuts+ 8:35 AM
  • "How to stop annoying Facebook group notifications on iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "A Windows PC user's guide to the Mac keyboard" iMore 8:24 AM
  • "How to upgrade or downgrade the iCloud storage on your iPad" iPad Insight 8:11 AM
  • "Manually refreshing Passbook passes" iLounge 2:46 PM
  • "Tips for buying used and unlocked phones" ZDNet 9:21 AM
  • "Make the most of Mail for iOS with these 8 powerful tips" PCWorld 7:35 AM
  • "iOS Vs Android: 12 Ways Apple's OS Beats Google's OS And Vice Versa" Redmond Pie 8:36 PM
  • "Just Smart Enough: Does this sound familiar? You pull your iPhone out to check the time, and the next thing you know you've been scrolling through Twitter for 6 minutes and now you're reading about the migration patterns of cats. You don't even like cats." Shawn Blanc 8:36 PM
  • "Apple Support Rocks! My Experience with AppleCare" Global Watchdog 8:28 PM
  • "Apple's new music service to reportedly get a rapid-fire launch in multiple countries" BGR 5:39 PM
  • "Schiller's Law" asymco 5:27 PM
  • "NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs" InformationWeek 5:02 PM
  • "The Apple Watch isn't Great as a Fitness Tracker, but it has Potential" 148Apps 12:54 PM
  • "Some users irate over new 15-inch MacBook Pro, 27-inch iMac offerings" O'Grady's PowerPage 12:27 PM
  • "Not guilty: Xiaomi's not a very good Apple killer" Macworld 9:21 AM
  • "Smartwatches: Has the bubble already popped?"  ZDNet 8:37 AM
  • "Shock horror! iPhone 7 concept takes a page out of Samsung's playbook" Cult of Mac 8:30 AM
  • "Why emotion and personal connection are the key to wearables"  The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "With iOS 9 around the corner, it's time to reroute Maps"  Macworld 8:18 AM
  • "Uber, Not Tesla, Will Be Apple's Competition In The Automobile Industry" Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
  • "Apple Watch and Continuous Computing" MacStories 8:11 AM
  • "Update 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with Force Touch: A Slam Dunk?" FairerPlatform 7:52 AM
  • "Apple TV Is Not Dead. Apple Television Is In Hibernation. Only TV Is Changing" PixoBebo 7:52 AM
  • "Is This The World's Best, Thinnest, And Lightest Business-Class Notebook?" Mac 360 7:51 AM
  • "Virtual Reality Can Make You Feel. Can It Also Make You Think?" Re/code 2:20 PM
  • "Review: Asus ZenFone 2 from an iPhone user's perspective" iDownload Blog 9:21 AM
  • "How we're bringing our texting habits into the workplace" BetaNews 8:59 AM
  • "One year with the Surface Pro 3: The best computer I have ever owned" ZDNet 8:41 AM
  • "Your Secret Questions Are Just as Terrible As Your Passwords" PC Magazine 2:12 PM
  • "Your P@s$word is a complete fail, but it might not be all your fault" Memeburn 8:28 AM
  • "Review: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge/Galaxy S6 is Samsung's best smartphone, but is it enough?" Electronista 8:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Weather Line Updated for iOS 8, iPhone 6" MacStories 8:37 PM
  • "Apple Store app updated with two-step authentication, deeper Touch ID integration" AppleInsider 9:18 PM
  • "Apple Store app on iOS updated w/ support for Touch ID & two-step verification" 9to5Mac 8:34 PM
  • "Adobe retires Photoshop touch apps & previews Rigel, its new retouching solution for iPad" iDownload Blog 2:22 PM
  • "Adobe will pull Photoshop Touch from the App Store on May 28" iMore 2:21 PM
  • "Asphalt 8 picks up new cars, exclusive decals, Tenerife track, widget support and more" iDownload Blog 12:54 PM
  • "No bunnies in the buff here, Playboy launches app that is safe to use at work" GeekWire 12:28 PM
  • "Kwilt's iOS multi-source photo album gets a new look and updated collage maker" The Next Web 11:28 AM
  • "Help animals escape the dying sun in AstroTails" AppAdvice 9:49 AM
  • "Apple begins adding Apple Watch support to its IBM enterprise apps" 9to5Mac 9:49 AM
  • "First-Ever Titanium Alloy Curved iPhone 6 Screen Protector – Gladiator Glass" MacPrices 9:21 AM
  • "Strap on your skis and hit the slopes in Skiing Yeti Mountain" AppAdvice 9:03 AM
  • "Maxboost Liquid Skin: an ultrathin case for iPhone 6" iDownload Blog 8:33 AM
  • "Sunrise Calendar now integrates Wunderlist tasks right into the daily view" 9to5Mac 8:20 AM
  • ""Charm Dash" ... a very different candy match 3 puzzle game!" Match3Factory 8:08 AM
  • "MathX 2.0 is now available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV" prMac 8:59 AM
  • "Spanish Dictionary 12.0 Released with Apple Watch Support" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Roulette GeGa 1.0 released for iOS and Android - How to Win at Roulette" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Juxta - The Powerful Location Sharing App Is Now Live" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "English To Russian Translator Dictionary App for iOS" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Artgig Releases New Kids App, Mystery Word Town, for iPad and iPhone" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "SumoFPV for iPhone - Parrot MiniDrone meets Zeiss VROne" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Waga Lite - New Free Falling Bricks iOS Game Inspired by Tetris" prMac 8:08 AM
  • "Creaceed is proud to release Carbo 1.0 (iPhone & iPad), a new application for pen & paper lovers. Carbo lets you capture and organize handwritten notes and sketches, bringing handwriting in the digital age." Creaceed 7:54 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft reportedly eyeing Wunderlist for a potential acquisition" Windows Central 7:19 AM
  • "Report: Microsoft Is Looking To Acquire Wunderlist To-Do List And Tasks App" Microsoft News 7:20 AM
  • "Microsoft tweaks Windows 10 in new preview build" TechSpot 7:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Squeezes Office Onto Android Phones" eWeek 6:25 AM
  • "Microsoft starts to sell mid-priced Surface 3 model in Europe" Hexus 7:18 AM
  • "Microsoft takes a step toward bringing and Outlook closer together" ZDNet 12:48 PM
  • "Microsoft has lightweight collaboration, project management mobile apps in the works" ZDNet 12:12 PM
  • "Microsoft Flow: new chat app being developed that hopes to fix email and messaging" The Independent 7:21 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Says Breakup Will Cost Billions, but Sees Savings Too: Tech company's earnings top views despite revenue drop" [Paid Membership Required] 8:33 PM
  • "H-P's Earnings Top Views Despite Revenue Drop: Tech company names financial chiefs for its separate businesses after the split" [Paid Membership Required] 5:02 PM
  • "HP reports profit above estimates, shares up" Reuters 5:01 PM
  • "HP's Q2: Earnings on target, revenue miss; offers split update" ZDNet 5:01 PM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Q2 Profit Exceeded Analysts' Estimates" Bloomberg 5:02 PM
  • "HP's profit slips 21% as services business stumbles" IDG News Service 8:33 PM
  • "H-P shares rise on earnings beat, cautious guidance" MarketWatch 5:02 PM
  • "HP CEO: We need to move smarter" CNBC Videos 5:27 PM
  • "H-P to Sell 51% of Chinese Data-Networking Unit to Tsinghua Holdings: Buyer is expected to pay $2.3 billion for majority control of H3C Technologies" [Paid Membership Required] 6:44 AM
  • "HP sells $2.3 billion China unit stake to forge partnership with Tsinghua Unigroup" Reuters 8:50 PM
  • "Hewlett-Packard, Best Buy, Dollar Tree earnings in focus" MarketWatch 7:11 AM
  • "Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore libraries" USA Today 7:12 AM
  • "HP, Tsinghua partner in joint Chinese enterprise tech venture" ZDNet 9:56 AM
  • "HP selling 51% stake in Chinese unit, other local businesses for $2.3B" Seeking Alpha 9:58 AM
  • "Dell Enterprise President Takes Shots At Cisco UCS Director" CRN 7:03 AM
  • "Dell inserts Hyper-V smarts into its DL backup boxen: Widens range with new appliances and standby VMs" The Register 7:03 AM
  • "Intel's CEO doesn't think Windows 10 will boost PC sales" Business Insider 5:28 PM
  • "Asus, ASRock Unveil New Motherborads For Intel's Braswel SoC" CDRinfo 7:15 AM
  • "Intel Outs HD Graphics Driver Build 4206 Beta for Some NUC Devices" Softpedia 7:15 AM
  • "Intel wants containers to be alone again, naturally: VT-x virtualisation extensions pressed into service improving container security" The Register 7:15 AM
  • "Intel, Altera resume merger talks" ITworld 7:16 AM
  • "Cisco rolls out storage networking gear, updates" ZDNet 7:22 AM
  • "Source: Oracle is gutting the group that tailors its products for particular industries" Business Insider 7:17 AM
  • "Lenovo annual profit up 1 percent, misses forecasts, on IBM, Motorola deals" Reuters 6:44 AM
  • "Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business: The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers" IDG News Service 6:21 AM
  • "Lenovo Q4: Revenue boost rides on record PC sales" ZDNet 7:02 AM
  • "Lenovo Shipped Record 18.7M Smartphones in Q4 2014, But Profit Dropped 37%" TechCrunch 6:41 AM
  • "Lenovo profits slow despite 20 percent revenue growth after Motorola buy: Revenues boosted thanks to mobile business that made up a fifth of the total" The Inquirer 7:33 AM
  • "Lenovo sold 60 million PCs in a year, but probably won't again" Engadget 8:09 AM
  • "Silicon Valley attracting women to technology" BBC 6:20 AM
  • "US proposes tighter export rules for computer security tools: The rules could prohibit the export of penetration testing tools without a license" IDG News Service 6:21 AM
  • "2015 has gone denial-of-service attack crazy: Akamai is going on about the state of that internet again" The Inquirer 6:25 AM
  • "Chromebook Sales Predicted To Grow 27% This Year, To 7.3M Units" TechCrunch 6:40 AM
  • "Raspberry Pi Model B+ sales rocket after price-cut to $25: CEO expects to sell a million units this year" The Inquirer 6:42 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Boomers like GE, but everybody really loves... Millennials are addicted to Facebook. Boomers love GE, and recent grads worship Buffett. Most of all, everybody loves Apple." CNBC 8:51 PM
  • "Carl Icahn says underweight Apple bets will hurt funds' performance" Reuters 3:15 PM
Industry News
  • "New high for S&P 500; Nasdaq comes close" USA Today 4:58 PM
  • "S&P 500 Edges to New Record As Oil Prices Rally" TheStreet 4:58 PM
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stocks Gain; S&P 500 Edges To Record" MarketWatch 4:58 PM
  • "S&P Ends at All-Time Highs but Traders Eye Weak Volume" Reuters 4:57 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise; S&P 500 Hits Record: Gains come amid quiet trading ahead of holiday weekend" [Paid Membership Required] 4:57 PM
  • "Asia Markets: China data damps gains in Asian shares/Japan's stocks eked out another 15-year high Thursday, but weaker-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data kept a cap on gains on the region, including Hong Kong." MarketWatch 7:26 AM
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