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Monday Highlights: Apple sells a record number of iPhones over the weekend, more than 10 million in 3 days — without China — reports in our Apple/Macintosh, and General Interest sections; Apple's got the Coolest Brand crown in the United Kingdom; Starbucks has been pretty successful with their mobile app payment, will Apple Pay beat it?; OS X Mavericks coming in October along side new iPads?; Jack March claims exclusive info on new MacBook Air models with USB Type C among features; Square Trade's breakability testing of new iPhones find the iPhone 6 with the best score ever, followed by the 6 Plus — unless you put it in a blender; Tim Cook to speaks on clean energy today as part of Climate Week 2014; battery and Wifi issues affecting iOS 8 users?; DisplayMate's testing of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are in; Macdrifter reviews the 6 Plus, AnandTech shows preliminary results of new iPhone benchmarks; Macworld tests the iPhone 6 camera, iMore on the iPhone speakers; is reachability effective on the 6 Plus?; MacMost tutorial focuses on editing photos in iOS 8; and Jonny Evans has a troubleshooting guide for iOS 8; long lines for iPhones a marketing ploy?

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  • "First Weekend iPhone Sales Top 10 Million, Set New Record: Apple® today announced it has sold over 10 million new iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, a new record, just three days after the launch on September 19. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK and will be available in more than 20 additional countries on September 26. The new iPhones will be available in 115 countries by the end of the year."  Apple 7:54 AM
  • "First Weekend iPhone Sales Top 10 Million, Set New Record" Business Wire 7:54 AM
  • "Apple Sells More Than 10 Million New iPhones on First Weekend/Cook: Sales 'Exceeded' Expectations; Year Ago, 9 Million iPhones Sold in First Weekend" [Paid Membership Required] 8:36 AM
  • "Wall Street to Apple's record-breaking iPhone sales: Meh/Apple could still see a boost once it begins selling the new iPhones in China, which has been delayed by regulators." CNET 2:12 PM
  • "Apple Sells More Than 10 Million IPhones in Debut Weekend" Bloomberg 8:07 AM
  • "Apple sells 10M iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices in first weekend: The bigger-screen iPhones take off at a record-setting pace. Apparently consumers are happy that Apple decided to live large." CNET 8:43 AM
  • "Sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Top 10 Million in First Weekend" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:10 PM
  • "Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first 3 days" Reuters 2:10 PM
  • "iPhone 6 Breaks Record With 10 Million Sold, Even Without China" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Apple Final Opening Weekend iPhone 6 Sales — Massive Success, With a Tim Cook Qualifier" 24/7 Wall St. 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Says New iPhone Supply Falls Short Of Demand" Benzinga 11:59 AM
  • "Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses" CNNMoney 8:36 AM
  • "Apple voted United Kingdom's coolest brand as Twitter slumps: CoolBrands list sees Twitter drop out of the top 20 after three years, while Instagram made its debut at number 14" The Guardian, Press Association 6:46 AM
  • "Apple Co-ops Media to Spin Unsustainable Narrative"  Forbes 7:30 AM
  • "Apple Plans To Shut Down Beats Music" TechCrunch 2:58 PM
  • "Months After Beats Purchase, Apple's Plans for Music Service Are Still Unclear" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:19 PM
  • "Can Apple Pay Trump Starbucks' Mobile App Payment Success?" TheStreet 7:31 AM
  • "Shanghai authorities ban government officials' use of iPhone: Authorities in Shanghai have banned the use of all foreign smartphones, including Apple's popular iPhone, by government officials, according to a report from the People's Republic of China (PRC)." Macworld UK 5:59 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite release date: 21 October Apple event possible" Macworld UK 10:28 AM
  • "Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Mail Update for Developers and Public Beta Testers" MacRumors 2:23 PM
  • "Apple releases Mail app update for OS X Yosemite Developer Preview & Public Beta" 9to5Mac 2:24 PM
  • "Does the final Mavericks update fix SMB file sharing" MacWindows 7:05 AM
  • "Four ways to open applications and documents automatically in OS X" Macworld 8:21 AM
  • "MacBooster lets you easily clear out unneeded files on your Mac" Apple Daily Report 7:22 AM
  • "Easy Mac Hacks: Conserve Power by Putting Your Display to Sleep" Mac|Life 2:27 PM
  • "How To Encrypt What You Write" Mac 360 6:41 AM
  • "How To Recover Lost Or Deleted Files From iPhone And iPad" Mac 360 6:42 AM
  • "Sync Files Between Devices Securely And Without Using The Cloud" BohemianBoomer 6:41 AM
  • "Mac Users Rejoice: The iPad and iPhone's Coolest Notes App Goes Mac" NoodleMac 6:41 AM
Press Releases
  • "Evernote for Mac: Better Note Editing, Faster Sync, and 100s of Fixes" Evernote 8:29 PM
  • "Tidbits: Dosch Design, Lightwave Crossgrade offer and other news..." Architosh 12:29 PM
  • "Computech, an Award winning FileMaker Platinum partner, have just released their latest version of BusinessMan CRM/ERP software. BusinessMan is one of the most feature rich CRM / ERP systems available for such a competitive price." BusinessMan 6:39 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Three arrested in fight at Apple store" WTNH News 8 8:37 PM
  • "New Haven police: Fights over iPhones could be driven by rival Chinese groups chasing markups" New Haven Register 8:38 PM
  • "iOS 8 adoption hits 30% after first weekend of iPhone 6 sales, iPhone 6 usage outpaces 6 Plus" 9to5Mac 12:23 PM
  • "As Opening Weekend iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sales Top 10 Million, We Look Back at Previous iPhone Launches" MacStories 8:05 AM
  • "Apple announces record 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales in opening weekend" 9to5Mac 8:05 AM
  • "Apple announces record sales of 10 million iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus units in first 3 days" AppleInsider 8:05 AM
  • "Apple Tops 10 Million in First Weekend iPhone Sales" Re/code 8:15 AM
  • "iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Launch Weekend Sales Hit 10 Million" The Mac Observer 8:28 AM
  • "Bigger is bigger: Apple sells record 10M iPhone 6, 6 Plus handsets in first weekend, sans China" Gigaom 10:24 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook shares 'optimistic' views on reversing climate change & selling green products to consumers" AppleInsider 2:28 PM
  • "Apple IPhone 6 Plus Outselling Smaller Model, Survey Says" Bloomberg 8:07 AM
  • "Booting Up: 6 is Apple's perfect fit/With the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has acknowledged that great phones don't need to be a piece of jewelry. Two of their predecessors — the iPhone 5 and 5s — were just that: more like a gorgeous accessory, too stunningly delicate for daily wear." Boston Herald 7:34 AM
  • "iPhone 6 is much more popular than the 6 Plus" BetaNews 6:45 AM
  • "Sprint says iPhone 6 debut was its most successful iPhone launch yet" 9to5Mac 11:23 AM
  • "iPhone 6s being sold for insane amounts of money in China" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 6:47 AM
  • "New iPhones Come Up Big in SquareTrade Breakability Tests: iPhone 6 Earns Best Score Ever, iPhone 6 Plus Not Far Behind"  Square Trade 10:43 AM
  • "iPhone 6: More Durable Than Galaxy S5? SquareTrade ran Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus through 'everyday accident' tests to measure their stamina." PC Magazine 10:43 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are some of the most durable phones ever, SquareTrade finds" VentureBeat 12:01 PM
  • "Foxconn CEO unimpressed by his iPhone-building robot army" Cult of Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Tim Cook Confirms The Apple Watch Can Be Used To Track You As You Walk Around" Business Insider 7:20 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Tech Companies Should Accept No Compromises On Climate Change Issues" TechCrunch 12:21 PM
  • "Apple CEO speaks out on climate change, calls new HQ 'greenest building on the planet'" Gigaom 2:26 PM
  • "Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook speak at 12 PM EST as part of Climate Week 2014" 9to5Mac 6:36 AM
  • "Tim Cook will talk about clean energy at Climate Week NYC today" iMore 8:05 AM
  • "iPhone 6 soaked in liquid-nitrogen shatters like a Terminator T-1000" Gizmodo 7:04 AM
  • "Here's what happens when you put a brand new iPhone 6 Plus in a blender" BGR 10:42 AM
  • "Don't try this at home: How to fix protruding lens on iPhone 6" Cult of Mac 12:21 PM
  • "Apple Cofounder Steve Woz Cracked Up When He Saw This $7 iPhone 'Alternative'" Business Insider 3:40 PM
  • "A Former NBA Player Was Arrested For Stealing $14,000 Worth Of Apple Products And Reselling Them At A Pawn Shop" Business Insider 10:38 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Google will stop supporting climate change science deniers, calls them liars: Controversial group also opposes net neutrality and municipal broadband." Ars Technica 5:31 PM
  • "Adobe acquires photo editing platform Aviary" The Next Web 3:42 PM
  • "Adobe acquires photo-editing app, mobile SDK developer Aviary" Electronista 5:59 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Launches in Thailand" Digital Trends 10:24 AM
  • "Where In The World Is The Fastest Broadband? Adriana Lee" ReadWrite 8:40 AM
  • "Your location info is too revealing: data boffins" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "The MacJury Evaluates The First Weekend with the iPhone 6" MacVoices 2:34 PM
  • "New iPhones and iOS 8. We've got a lot to talk about." The MT Show 7:08 AM
  • "Chinese Site Reports Apple Planning October Release for iPad Air 2" The Mac Observer 7:56 PM
  • "Rumor: Next-gen iPad Air to debut in October, Retina iPad mini in early 2015" AppleInsider 8:31 PM
  • "In line with previous rumors, Apple said to be preparing iPad Air 2 for October launch" 9to5Mac 8:57 PM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support faster charging, but ship with slower power adapter" 9to5Mac 5:29 PM
  • "iOS 8 Hit By WiFi And Battery Life Problems" Forbes 11:21 AM
  • "After Apple's record setting launch, analysts predict iPhone 6 will win over Android switchers" AppleInsider 10:18 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple Watch to feature 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage" AppleInsider 7:56 AM
  • "Report: Apple's Watch Will Come In Two Storage Sizes" Business Insider 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Watch Inspection Reveals Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip" PC Magazine 12:21 PM
  • "The iPhone 6 Is Apple's Easiest-to-Repair Phone to Date" Techlicious 12:00 PM
  • "iPhone 6 Display Technology Shoot-Out: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with the iPhone 5" DisplayMate 11:23 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus Display Judged 'Best Smartphone LCD Ever Tested', iPhone 6 Also Solid" MacRumors 11:22 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus display called 'best ever' but..." 9to5Mac 2:26 PM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus drop and drown tests results are in" CNET 7:46 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus teardowns reveal internal details" BetaNews 6:45 AM
  • "Video shows side by side speed comparison of all 10 iPhone models" iDownload Blog 7:04 AM
  • "Exclusive: 12" Macbook Air Design Details" Jack March 11:31 AM
  • "New reversible USB Type C (rumored for 12-inch MacBook) will offer full DisplayPort functionality" 9to5Mac 10:20 AM
  • "More 12-inch MacBook Air details: reversible USB Type C, MagSafe gone, slimmer fanless design" 9to5Mac 10:20 AM
  • "Reversible USB Type-C wonder cable will deliver DisplayPort audio and video, too" Macworld 12:01 PM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Capable of Faster Charging Using iPad 2.1A Adapter" MacRumors 2:19 PM
  • "Apple's attention turns to new iPads, OS X Yosemite" AppAdvice 10:24 AM
  • "iOS 8 Users Seeing Issues With Battery Drain, Slow Wi-Fi" MacRumors 6:31 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Lists To-Do For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:59 AM
  • "Tap To Unlock For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 10:59 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:37 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:37 AM
  • "iPad 4 prices drop to all-time lows in AT&T LTE flavors at Walmart" TechnologyTell 10:24 AM

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  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus: My First Weekend/After a few days of heavy use, Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 proves to be the right choice." InformationWeek 2:10 PM
  • "Three days with the iPhone 6 Plus" TUAW 2:25 PM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Preliminary Results" AnandTech 8:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus vs. Samsung, HTC, and LG: Battle of the benchmarks!" iMore 10:39 AM
  • "iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: Full comparison (Video)" 9to5Mac 10:20 AM
  • "Camera test: The iPhone 6 still won't beat a DSLR (but it's close)" Macworld 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus speaker sound challenge!" iMore 10:19 AM
  • "The best Time-lapse, 240-fps Slow-mo, & 60-fps HD videos from the first weekend of iPhone 6" 9to5Mac 10:21 AM
  • "SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD – courting speed freaks and gamers: 10-year warranties are the new black" The Register 7:20 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Reachability: A gimmick or an effective way to use the bigger iPhone 6 with one hand?" Gigaom 11:21 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Can you use them one-handed?" iMore 11:20 AM
  • "Awesome Screenshot now available as Safari extension on iOS 8" iDownload Blog 8:36 AM
  • "Forget SwiftKey; Swype is the iOS keyboard to get: It's a little limited and a little buggy, but when it comes to fast and easy typing, nothing beats swiping." CNET 2:12 PM
  • "iOS 8: The Best Apple Keyboard Replacements" Forbes 10:26 AM
  • "TextExpander is my Favorite 3rd Party Keyboard of iOS 8" Best App Site 7:23 AM
  • "Health and Fitness Apps in Thailand: The Pizza Company -Nicely Designed with Technical Flaws" eXtensions 10:14 AM
  • "Increased Health Awareness: DrinkWater App -Monitoring Daily Fluid Intake" eXtensions 10:15 AM
  • "'Goat Simulator' Review - You Either Love Jetpack Goats or You Don't" Touch Arcade 11:22 AM
  • "'WWE SuperCard' Review - Playing Cards 3:16" Touch Arcade 10:38 AM
  • "TGS 2014: Hands-On With 'Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots'" Touch Arcade 8:38 AM
  • "The Strongest Review: It's only human nature that we all face a certain point in our lives when we just want to punch something. Anything." 148Apps 10:18 AM
  • "Veditor Review: Want to add stickers and music to your videos? Veditor can do that easily." 148Apps 12:23 PM
  • "Goblin Sword Review: Fun visuals, good music, engaging level design, and lots of content make Goblin Sword an excellent little game." 148Apps 2:24 PM
  • "Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings Review: Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings includes activities that allow young children explore different emotions." 148Apps 11:22 AM
  • "Partyrs Review: Partyrs makes party planning as fun as partying itself." 148Apps 8:36 AM
  • "How to improve your MacBook: MacBooks are great, but not perfect. However that doesn't mean you can't improve yours in significant ways." CNET 2:13 PM
  • "How to activate your iPhone 6 on T-Mobile: If you went the prepaid route and ordered T-Mobile's no-contract iPhone 6, you may have no idea what to do once it arrives." CNET 2:11 PM
  • "How to Downgrade iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2" Tapscape 11:53 AM
  • "Editing Photos In iOS 8" MacMost 10:14 AM
  • "Get to know iOS 8: Family Sharing sets your iTunes purchases free" Macworld 6:35 AM
  • "How to enable widgets in iOS 8" iSource 7:03 AM
  • "iOS 8 Guide: 10 Cool Tips and Tricks" Time 2:28 PM
  • "How to fix all of iOS 8's most common problems" BGR 11:21 AM
  • "The single most important trick every iPhone 6 and 6 Plus user needs to know" BGR 10:24 AM
  • "Regret updating to iOS 8? You can still downgrade" Cult of Mac 8:37 AM
  • "Back in iOS 8: Delete Full Albums from the Music App" Kirkville 7:33 AM
  • "Not enough space to install iOS 8?" MacNews Blog 7:24 AM
  • "How fast is that iPhone 6 processor?" Six Colors 8:30 PM
  • "iPod Mastermind Tony Fadell On The Death Of The iPod: 'You Can't Get Too Nostalgic' After 13 Years, The iPod Classic Is Dead. Google's Tony Fadell Tells Us What Killed The iPod, And Why We Shouldn't Be Bummed About It." Fast Company Design 5:00 PM
  • "iPodFather Tony Fadell discusses the recent death of the iPod classic" 9to5Mac 5:01 PM
  • "Bejeweled 'Alibaba' iPhone 6 a steal at just $2 million: We've seen a $48 million iPhone 6, but what if you're a little more thrifty when it comes to multimillion dollar luxury gadgets sure to become obsolete in two years? We've found just the thing for you." CNET 4:10 PM
  • "Stu Maschwitz on Casey Neistat's iPhone 6 'Black Market' Movie" Daring Fireball 4:06 PM
  • "Hey, Siri, please stop listening" TUAW 4:06 PM
  • "Apple Shutting Down Beats Music? Of Course; They'll Roll It into iTunes" Kirkville 3:42 PM
  • "With Apple reportedly ditching Beats Music streaming service, Android app future is uncertain" 9to5Google 3:41 PM
  • "Apple's software updates are like changing the water in a fish tank. I'd rather let the fish die: The all-new iPhones and Apple Watch can be easily avoided but there's no escaping iOS 8" The Guardian 3:40 PM
  • "5 of the Greatest iOS 8 Features" OS X Daily 2:25 PM
  • " Analysis: Apple iPhone 6 Plus" EE Times 2:11 PM
  • "Why Apple needs to ship the iPhone 6 to emerging markets sooner" Market Realist 12:22 PM
  • "8 big problems with iOS 8" BGR 12:21 PM
  • "Op-Ed: Learning to love the iPhone 6 Plus and iOS 8" AppAdvice 12:01 PM
  • "This Is Why China Is So Important For Apple" Forbes 12:01 PM
  • "iPhone Launch Patterns" asymco 11:56 AM
  • "The iPhone 6 is a gift for Best Buy" CNNMoney 11:20 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus: Does the world need an Apple phablet?" PCWorld Australia 8:42 AM
  • "No, the iPhone 6 doesn't charge wirelessly inside a microwave" BGR 8:38 AM
  • "Bono talks 885 million iTunes accounts, new music format, and 'haters'" TUAW 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 6 Plus: Why millions are missing in action" Fortune 8:09 AM
  • "Are long queues for iPhone 6 a marketing ploy?" Telegraph 8:06 AM
  • "The debt we owe the iPod: The now-dead iPod Classic put Apple on top of the tech world, and paved the way for bigger, brighter things. Here's our tribute to a tech icon."  CNET 8:05 AM
  • "How iOS 8 and Yosemite got me to stop jailbreaking my iPhone"  Macworld 7:33 AM
  • "Does Your iPhone 6 Get Too Hot to Handle?" Kirkville 7:06 AM
  • "Pink: The New Color For iPhone 6" Mac 360 6:40 AM
  • "The 4 reasons I switched from Google to Bing" PCWorld 7:51 AM
  • "On Cutting The Cord: 'Not Cable TV. I'm Cutting The Ties To Google" TeraTalks 6:40 AM
  • "Accessory To A Crime: Following Google's Money Trail" Mac 360 6:40 AM
  • "Did You Get a Screenburn? (Comic)" Joy of Tech 5:58 PM
  • "Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky" Macworld 2:18 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Consumer Cellular to Offer iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on September 26" Business Wire 3:24 PM
  • "Pelican Products, Inc. Debuts Elite Roster of Pelican ProGear™ Phone Cases for iPhone® 6 & iPhone® 6 Plus" Business Wire 3:23 PM
  • "Tiggly, An iPad Learning Toy For Babies And Toddlers, Raises Series A" TechCrunch 2:58 PM
  • "Timetraveler App Allows You To See The Berlin Wall Story In Augmented Reality" TechCrunch 12:01 PM
  • "Awesome new website notifies you when the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus you're waiting for is in stock" BGR 12:01 PM
  • "Skype for iPhone update lets users respond to calls from lock screen" GeekWire 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft Targets iCloud With 30GB of Free OneDrive Storage: Sign up for an account and activate the auto-upload feature for your camera roll to earn 30GB of free storage." PC Magazine 11:22 AM
  • "Griffin announces latest Crayola iMarker and Trace & Draw iPad accessories" Coolest Gadgets 11:20 AM
  • "Halfbrick Teases Big 'Fruit Ninja' Update" PC Magazine 10:43 AM
  • "Chrome iOS update enables third-party app extensions, iOS 8 support" 9to5Mac 10:42 AM
  • "MacBook hardshell case roundup" iMore 10:28 AM
  • "Apple surreptitiously adds HomeKit support to recent Apple TVs - report" AppleInsider 8:37 AM
  • "Betty Crocker™ Launches New Cookbook for iOS" PRNewswire 8:32 AM
  • "New and updated apps: Jordantron, Calendars, Air Keyboard and more!" iMore 8:05 AM
  • "Microsoft looks to iOS 8 users with 30GB free Onedrive storage offer" The Inquirer 7:52 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of September 22: Apple, FileMaker 13, Dropbox, and Yosemite" The MUG Center 7:33 AM
  • "Skype gains iOS 8's interactive notifications" iDownload Blog 7:32 AM
  • "Tilt My Blinds Lets You Retrofit Your Existing Blinds To Make Them Smarter" TechCrunch 7:26 AM
  • "Google AdSense App for iPhone Gets Additional Reports, Visual Improvements to Graphs, More" iClarified 7:04 AM
  • "Event: How 4 Leading Architects Are Winning with Performance-Based Design" Architosh 7:01 AM
  • "Instapaper goes free, latest version brings new features" Digital Trends 6:45 AM
  • "First Hebrew vowel keyboard released for iOS8" prMac 7:55 AM
  • "iSkySoft - Upgrading To Yosemite And iOS 8 Without Losing Your Data" prMac 6:36 AM
Computer Industry
  • "EMC, HP Deal Could Still Happen, Says Source; Cisco, Oracle into the Mix" Barron's 12:03 PM
  • "EMC and HP's $132bn blockbuster merger talks stall – reports" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "Report: EMC-H-P deal could still happen" Seeking Alpha 12:03 PM
  • "EMC Held Talks with HP, Dell" Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 12:04 PM
  • "Opinion: EMC-HP merger rumors a microcosm of an industry in crisis" SiliconANGLE 12:04 PM
  • "HP is now the biggest contributor to Openstack Juno" The Inquirer 12:00 PM
  • "Oracle CEO reshuffle - how will it impact customers? Product roadmap unlikely to change but action needed on cloud" Computerworld UK 12:03 PM
  • "Oracle Co-CEOs Meld Catz the Dealmaker With Salesman Hurd" Bloomberg 7:26 AM
  • "Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring: Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies." InformationWeek 2:11 PM
  • "Oracle and Switzerland's Myriad Group settle four-year-old dispute over Java licensing" Foss Patents 12:21 PM
  • "Microsoft pushes back Xbox One release date in China" PCWorld 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft delays launch of Xbox in China" AFP 7:26 AM
  • "Israel approves Intel's $6 billion investment in chip plant" Reuters 8:13 AM
  • "Intel's $6B Israeli fab upgrade gets government approval, probably paving way for 10nm move" Gigaom 10:19 AM
  • "Intel's $6 Billion Investment Plan Approved by Israeli Ministry" Bloomberg 11:59 AM
  • "Intel to spend $6B to upgrade Israel manufacturing plant" CNET 2:12 PM
  • "Intel set to release a wireless charging bowl later this year" BetaNews 7:32 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: Intel, Rockchip look to expand x86 presence in tablet AP market" DigiTimes 6:57 AM
  • "Why Cisco Has Showered These 3 Men With Billions Of Dollars" Business Insider 7:26 AM
  • "Commercial replacement demand upholding global PC shipments in 2014, says MIC" DigiTimes 6:57 AM
  • "Notebook touch panel makers expect limited shipment growth in 2H14" DigiTimes 6:57 AM
  • "USB Type-C to support DisplayPort Alternate Mode, '4K and beyond'" Electronista 5:28 PM
  • "ARM CEO defends chip technology connected to Nvidia legal fight" Reuters 9:18 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Banks, Credit Card Companies Could Ensure Apple Pay Becomes A Dominant Platform" Seeking Alpha 6:30 PM
  • "Strong iPhone 6 Sales Boost Canaccord's AAPL Target to $115" The Mac Observer 2:06 PM
  • "Will Apple Stock Be Helped By This Analyst Action?" TheStreet 2:28 PM
  • "Trading Apple & Alibaba records" CNBC Videos 11:20 AM
  • "Here's What Happens To Apple's Stock After It Starts Selling A New iPhone" Business Insider 8:37 AM
  • "Apple's Stock Price Matches Its High From 2 Years Ago. What's Next?" Forbes 6:47 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: iPhone 6 sales help Apple sidestep broad tech losses: Alibaba shares pull back by more than 4% following its U.S. IPO on Friday" MarketWatch 4:12 PM
  • "Stock Market Today: Stocks End Lower but Top Not Yet In Sight, Analysts Say" TheStreet 4:12 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Weighed Down by China: Remarks From Chinese Finance Minister Weigh on Global Stocks" [Paid Membership Required] 3:19 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks fall to two-month lows on China growth worries" MarketWatch 8:16 AM
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