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Monday Highlights: Apple reports Record September Quarter Revenue and Earnings; Apple releases iOS 8.1 with iCloud Photo support, Apple Pay, Camera Roll, and more; Reuters reports that Apple and IBM will report more detail on their iPad alliance next month; Ars Technica and others report of a possible security loophole in Mac OS X Yosemite which sends Apple location and search data whenever a Spotlight search is initiated; AppleInsider provides an Earnings Preview with Apple's 4th-quarter results due to be reported later today; Apple Pay is on deck to launch today alongside iOS 8.1; iOS 8.1, also slated for release today, promises updates to iCloud photo alongside other compatibility enhancements; Kirk McElhearn reports on how to find your Music Videos in iTunes 12; In case you missed the reports over the weekend, the Mac Mini no longer has user-serviceable RAM; Boy Genius Report on navigating the 56 options of iPad; Primate Labs tests the Retina iMac 64-bit performance.

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Apple/Macintosh
Apple 4Q2014Results
  • "Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results: Strong iPhone, Mac & App Store Sales Drive Record September Quarter Revenue & Earnings" Apple 4:20 PM
  • "Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results: Strong iPhone, Mac & App Store Sales Drive Record September Quarter Revenue & Earnings" Business Wire 6:39 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Propels Earnings: New Phones Offset Drop in iPad Sales, Help Company Beat Views" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 6:32 PM
  • "Apple Posts Record Profit on Strong iPhone Sales" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:51 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide" Reuters 8:40 PM
  • "Apple Posts a Record September Quarter -$42.1 Billion Revenue, $8.5 Billion Earnings" The Mac Observer 4:22 PM
  • "Apple crushes Sept. quarter record, earning $8.5B profit on sales of 39M iPhones, 5.5M Macs" AppleInsider 6:26 PM
  • "Apple Q4 2014 earnings: revenue surges on huge iPhone 6 sales/New phone means new money for Apple — lots of it" The Verge 6:53 PM
  • "Apple crushes estimates with record Q4 profit on $42.12 in revenue" BGR 6:54 PM
  • "Apple announces Q4 2014 revenue of $42.1b: 39m iPhones, 12.3m iPads, 5.5m Macs" 9to5Mac 6:28 PM
  • "iPads fall for third consecutive quarter, iPhones and Macs boost Apple's Q4 [Updated]: The Mac brought in more revenue than the iPad for the first time in a while." Ars Technica 6:34 PM
  • "Apple's Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profit" TechCrunch 6:53 PM
  • "iPad sales narrowly beat expectations as Tim Cook targets 'negative commentary,' says market isn't saturated"  AppleInsider 8:44 PM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad's Continued Lack Of Sales Growth" TechCrunch 7:46 PM
  • "iPads see another year-over-year decline in Apple's fiscal fourth quarter" AppleDailyReport 6:35 PM
  • "Tim Cook on declining iPad sales: It's a speed bump, not a huge issue" iMore 7:52 PM
  • "Apple Reports Q4 2014 Year-End Results: $8.5 Billion Profit on $42.1 Billion in Revenue [Call Concluded] MacRumors 6:38 PM
  • "IPhones dial in larger Apple profit in fourth quarter: But iPad shipments continue to decline" Computerworld New Zealand 6:38 PM
  • "Apple Posts Record Q4 Profit on Strong iPhone Sales, Boosts Holiday Estimates (Updated)" Re/code 6:49 PM
  • "Apple Q4 2014: 39.3 million iPhones, 12.3 million iPads, 5.5 million Macs, $42.1 billion in revenue!" iMore 6:54 PM
  • "The Mac Was a Surprise Hit in Apple's Earnings Report, Bests iPad Sales" Re/code 6:49 PM
  • "Squeezed out: as the iPhone gets bigger in size and sales, the iPad keeps slumping/Apple's tablet sales were down 13 percent compared to the same period in 2013" The Verge 6:53 PM
  • "App Store Downloads Top 85 Billion, Revenue Up 36 Percent Year-Over-Year" TechCrunch 6:54 PM
  • "Apple may not break out Apple Watch, iPod and retail sales starting Q1 2015" AppleInsider 7:17 PM
  • "Apple Q4 MacBook Sales Hit Record Breaking Numbers, Jump 25 Percent" The Mac Observer 7:40 PM
Apple News
  • "Tim Cook praises Apple's growth and new products in letter to employees" 9to5Mac 7:52 PM
  • "Tim Cook Congratulates Employees on Strong Quarter in Internal Memo" iClarified 9:01 PM
  • "Apple, IBM to shed light on apps, alliance next month" Reuters 6:55 PM
  • "Spreadsheet of the day: Final estimates for Apple's fiscal Q4" Fortune 11:28 AM
  • "Earnings preview: Wall Street expects 37M iPhones, 12M iPads sold by Apple in Sept. quarter"  AppleInsider 9:35 AM
  • "With earnings, Apple Pay, China iPhone sales, Apple faces many questions today"  VentureBeat 7:51 AM
  • "Apple Earnings: What To Watch" WSJ Blogs 8:29 AM
  • "How Apple Pay is designed to avoid the pitfalls of traditional payment systems" AppleInsider 7:36 AM
  • "As Apple Pay launches, Eddy Cue says 'a lot of work to do,' predicts slow retail take-up" 9to5Mac 7:33 AM
  • "Why Apple Pay May Be the Company's Most Challenging Move Yet" Time 7:51 AM
  • "Apple, IBM deal could reach 42M new users; iPad recovery on deck? Summary: Apple's deal with IBM will see a massive spike in uptake across the iPhone and iPad market, one Wall Street analyst says, at a time where iPad sales continue to stagnate." ZDNet 11:20 AM
OS X
News
  • "The Washington Post's privacy story on Apple and how they got it wrong" The Loop 8:57 PM
  • "Spotlight Suggestions Sends Minimum Amount of Data to Apple, Exact Location and IP Addresses Not Collected" MacRumors 8:44 PM
  • "Mac OS X Yosemite sends location, search data to Apple: Apple reportedly collects location and search data via Mac's Spotlight feature." Ars Technica 6:26 PM
  • "Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default: An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings" IDG News Service 7:53 PM
  • "Apple's Mac computers can automatically collect your location information" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 8:57 PM
  • "Yosemite, iOS 8, Spotlight, and Privacy: What you need to know" iMore 7:58 PM
  • "Apple Releases Xcode 6.1 With SDKs for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8.1" iClarified 2:16 PM
  • "Apple to require iOS apps and updates to use iOS 8 SDK and include 64-bit support from February 2015"  9to5Mac 2:39 PM
  • "After launching OS X Yosemite, Apple announces the Public Beta program will continue" AppAdvice 4:41 PM
  • "Apple to continue OS X public beta program after Yosemite launch" iMore 2:40 PM
  • "Apple launches iCloud Photos Beta Web Client" iLounge 11:20 AM
  • "Chinese government apparently phishing iCloud account info with man-in-the-middle attack" 9to5Mac 10:14 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud targeted in man-in-the-middle attack in China" Macworld UK 7:49 AM
  • "China targets Apple's iCloud with man-in-the-middle cyber attacks: GreatFire.org claims the strikes aim to collect vast amounts of user data" The Inquirer 2:05 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "Mac OS X versions (builds) for computers: Learn which Mac OS X versions (builds) originally shipped with or are available for your computer via retail discs, downloads, or Software Update." Apple Support 2:39 PM
  • "OS X: About OS X Recovery/OS X Lion and later include OS X Recovery. This feature includes all of the tools you need to reinstall OS X, repair your disk, and even restore from a Time Machine backup." Apple Support 2:39 PM
  • "Using 4K displays and Ultra HD TVs with Mac computers: Learn about using 4K displays and Ultra HD TVs with Mac computers." Apple Support 2:39 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to send and receive SMS text messages in OS X Yosemite" AppleInsider 9:02 PM
  • "How To: View Your Music Videos in iTunes 12" Kirkville 9:49 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: CDs & DVDs" eXtensions 9:06 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.10, Yosemite: Date & Time" eXtensions 9:06 AM
  • "Carbon Copy Cloner 4: from peace to mind to enjoyable backups" IT.Enquirer 8:01 AM
  • "Rags To Riches Email Apps For Mac" TeraTalks 7:21 AM
  • "Cheap: Sync Clipboards Between Macs" Mac 360 7:19 AM
  • "If Only This Mac App Had An iPhone Version" BohemianBoomer 7:20 AM
  • "Speaking Of Mac Calculators, This One Truly Thinks Different (in a good way)" Mac 360 7:20 AM
  • "Remember 'Read It Later?' It's Now A Digital Pocket; Mac, iPhone, iPad" NoodleMac 7:20 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Setting up OS X Yosemite the way you want it" Computerworld 7:25 AM
  • "My 10 Favorite Features in Mac OS X Yosemite" MacNews Blog 7:13 AM
Press Releases
  • "Noodlesoft Releases Hazel 3.3" prMac 12:12 PM
  • "iMobie Upgrades All Products for OS X Yosemite and iTunes 12" prMac 7:48 AM
  • "Reassemble Carved Up Photos In Holiday Jigsaw Halloween 2" Inside Mac Games 11:17 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "As Apple Pay Arrives, Witnessing the Next Step in Money. Maybe." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "Video: Using Apple Pay At McDonald's" Redmond Pie 7:46 PM
  • "Checking out in 44 seconds at Walgreens with Apple Pay" TUAW 6:52 PM
  • "Everything you can buy with Apple Pay starting today" Cult of Mac 2:01 PM
  • "Discover says it's 'in discussions with Apple' to bring Discover cards to Apple Pay" TUAW 2:47 PM
  • "McDonald's CIO says decision to support Apple Pay was 'not difficult'" TUAW 10:12 AM
  • "Known NFC spoofing techniques probably wouldn't work with Apple Pay" Macworld UK 7:49 AM
  • "Tour Apple Inc's spaceship Campus 2 in extended aerial video"  AppleInsider 3:30 PM
  • "Bose Banned from All Apple Stores" Tapscape 7:22 AM
  • "Apple wants to cut the price of Beats Music subscriptions to $5 per month - report" AppleInsider 8:19 AM
  • "Beats' latest ad is LeBron James' homage to Akron and $200 PowerBeats2 earbuds" 9to5Mac 7:32 AM
  • "Infozone seeks Korean ban on sale of Apple products with iMessage function" AppleDailyReport 8:02 AM
  • "This incredible heartwarming story shows us how amazing Siri can be" BGR 1:54 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Microsoft rumored to launch smartwatch this holiday season, beating Apple Watch to market" AppleInsider 1:38 PM
  • "Tech industry on the offensive against government/Summary: There was a time, not long ago, when the biggest companies were cowed by the national security state. Now they aren't afraid to stand up for the rights and interests of their users." ZDNet 9:29 AM
  • "Spotify introduces multi-user discounts in Family subscriptions" Electronista 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft smartwatch touted for launch within weeks, sale soon after" Electronista 7:43 AM
  • "Here Comes 10Gbps Fiber Broadband, Says SK Telecom" FairerPlatform 7:22 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Scholle McFarland Gets You Running w/Yosemite: A Take Control Crash Course" MacVoices 1:17 PM
  • "We are using OS X Yosemite and we feel kind of left out." The MT Show 7:26 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay, Continuity features: iOS 8 now works more closely with OS X Yosemite." Ars Technica 1:55 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's Everything New" Wired 2:12 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library, Camera Roll, More"  The Mac Observer 1:08 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library, SMS Relay & Instant Hotspot, more" 9to5Mac 1:31 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay: Get ready to tap and pay" The Verge 1:16 PM
  • "Apple's iOS 8.1 hits Monday with Apple Pay, iCloud photo library: The update, which will be available for download later Monday, adds support for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll and launches the iCloud photo library."  CNET 8:35 AM
  • "Apple iOS 8.1 To Launch Today. Here's What Is Coming In The Update" Forbes 8:36 AM
  • "iPhone 6 outselling the 6 Plus by a 6-to-1 margin, app analytics data suggests" VentureBeat 4:40 PM
  • "Apple's first home computer expected to smash £300,000 mark at auction: APPLE'S first ever home computer is now set to become one of the most expensive at auction." Daily Express 8:29 AM
AppleCare/Helps
  • "Connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac using Continuity" Apple Support 2:47 PM
  • "About the security content of Apple TV 7.0.1" Apple Support 2:38 PM
  • "Apple Releases Apple TV Firmware Update 7.0.1" iClarified 2:16 PM
  • "You can no longer add more RAM to the Mac mini" Cult of Mac 10:45 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Faded (Photo) For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "City Island: Premium For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "Trains Boats & Cars For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "Retina 5K iMacs (MF886LL) & new Minis (MGEM2LL) hit US retail: Amazon, Best Buy, more" 9to5Mac 11:13 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:26 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:26 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:26 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Mac Mini Late 2014 Teardown" iFixit 7:27 PM
  • "iFixit tears down new Mac Mini, confirms soldered ram" iMore 9:00 PM
  • "Apple now makes 56 different iPads – here's how to choose the right one for you" BGR 7:42 AM
  • "Hands on: Apple iPad Air 2 review" PC Pro [Free Registration Required] 8:38 AM
  • "The new iPad Air 2 and iPhone 6 Plus have changed my mind about the iPad mini" Quartz 8:37 AM
  • "Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display: There's life in the (high-end) desktop yet/Summary: Professionals in graphics-dominated fields like video production, web and print publishing and product design will always require large, high-resolution desktop displays. Apple's new 27-inch iMac has them squarely in its sights." ZDNet 7:49 AM
  • "The Second Most Drool Worthy Mac" Mac 360 7:20 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4: The ultimate comparison video" BGR 1:54 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Zero Age Review" 148Apps 11:13 AM
  • "Strung Along Review" 148Apps 10:14 AM
  • "Textkraft Pocket – the missing TextEdit for iPhone" MacPrices 7:27 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Keep OS X Yosemite from sending Spotlight data to Apple" Cult of Mac 2:47 PM
  • "How to set up Apple Pay on an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus running iOS 8.1, and where you can use it right now" AppleInsider 2:26 PM
  • "Using iCloud Drive" MacMost 11:10 AM
Tips
  • "Retiring an old iPad? Back it up first" USA Today 8:38 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Not even Apple's powers can make Apple Pay an overnight hit" BGR 8:34 PM
  • "This is Tim: Apple's CEO answers the analysts" Six Colors 7:34 PM
  • "Cassandra: Apple Reports Q4 2014 Results -Another Good Quarter -More to Come" eXtensions 7:40 PM
  • "Apple Q4: Cook talks Apple Pay; IBM deal; Mac-iPad convertible? Summary: Apple's fourth-quarter earnings blew Wall Street's expectations away. After the second-half release of products and services, Apple executives explain a few things." ZDNet 7:28 PM
  • "How Apple's Tim Cook Explained Away Poor iPad Sales" The Mac Observer 6:47 PM
  • "iPhone 6 beating out its bigger brother by a 6-to-1 margin" TUAW 4:40 PM
  • "Does Apple Pay support your credit /debit cards? Summary: What's in our wallet no longer matters, it's what's in our Passbook that matters now." MacDailyNews 1:39 PM
  • "Local man uses Apple Pay to buy groceries" Six Colors 1:19 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 8.1 – Here's What's New" MacStories 2:23 PM
  • "iOS 8.1 Is Here: Get the Inside Info on Apple Pay, More" Tapscape 1:09 PM
  • "What's coming in today's release of iOS 8.1" The Loop 11:43 AM
  • "Editor's desk: In defense of iPad photography" iMore 11:44 AM
  • "Apple iPad sales are set to fall again say analysts - so is this the year we say goodbye to the iPad?" The Independent 8:37 AM
  • "What if Apple's next router was also a smoke alarm?" Cult of Mac 8:02 AM
  • "iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3: Why I'm not buying either one/Summary: I have a history of buying each new iPad, but the two new ones have no appeal for me." ZDNet 7:49 AM
  • "New Apple Chip Means More Disruption" Mac 360 7:21 AM
  • "Apple And Google By The Numbers" Mac 360 7:21 AM
  • "iMac Touch: 'Not All That Interested in Building One" FairerPlatform 7:24 AM
  • "Forget the iPad Air 2, I'm waiting for iPad Pro" SlashGear 8:37 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Twitter's 'peace offering' to developers is meaningless" Marco Arment 4:41 PM
  • "Are Digital Magazines Dead?" Wired 2:25 PM
  • "Amazon's New High-End Kindle Beats Hardcovers" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Time Warner Cable's Advertised $89.99 Triple Play: Now $190.77. What the F@$#X$!?" The Huffington Post 2:47 PM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Where's All the Social Media Love? (Comic)" Joy of Tech 7:28 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Portable cardboard desk keeps you standing while you type" Engadget 2:24 PM
  • "Skater Now Available on the iOS App Store" prMac 11:44 AM
  • "Rocket Roy for iOS - Just Launched" prMac 10:44 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of October 20: 30th Anniversary Celebrations, iOS 8, Filmmakers and More" The MUG Center 8:16 AM
  • "Dropbox app updated with iPhone 6 optimizations, Touch ID unlocking" 9to5Mac 7:33 AM
  • "Dropbox app updated with optimizations for iPhone 6 and support for Touch ID on iOS 8" AppAdvice 7:35 AM
  • "Shelf Control: My Very Hungry Caterpillar is a fun app based on Eric Carle's classic book" AppAdvice 7:35 AM
  • "Event: BIMcloud Live Online Seminar by GRAPHISOFT" Architosh 7:25 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola" Reuters 2:25 PM
  • "Microsoft's Azure cloud launches a marketplace with a slew of new partners" VentureBeat 2:11 PM
  • "Microsoft launches Azure cloud in a box/Summary: In partnership with Dell, Microsoft is launching its Azure cloud in a box offering, codenamed 'San Diego.'" ZDNet 2:26 PM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Our cloud plays well with others/Summary: Microsoft is further targeting startups and ISVs with the opening of the Azure Marketplace, led by the launch of Cloudera for Azure." ZDNet 2:16 PM
  • "Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Dishes On The Cloud, Gender Inequality In Tech And Piracy-As-Freemium" TechCrunch 12:28 PM
  • "PC shipments improve in Asia-Pacific regions thanks to 'Windows 8.1 with Bing'" WinBeta 12:39 PM
  • "Video - Microsoft CEO's global strategy" CNBC 11:41 AM
  • "Video - Microsoft's Nadella: Naive on women's pay" CNBC 11:41 AM
  • "Video - Nadella going after 'dual users'" CNBC 11:40 AM
  • "The secret sauce of Microsoft's smartwatch: It will work with non-Windows phones" Gigaom 11:40 AM
  • "CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Sits Down with CNBC's Jon Fortt" CNBC 11:39 AM
  • "Microsoft to enter wearable computing with smartwatch that includes fitness features" VentureBeat 9:16 AM
  • "A Microsoft smartwatch could be here within weeks/Summary: Microsoft's smartwatch could be available before consumers can get their hands on Apple Watch." ZDNet 9:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Reportedly Gearing Up for Smartwatch Launch" eWeek 6:38 PM
  • "Windows 10: The votes are pouring in for these 10 features" PCWorld 9:07 AM
  • "How Will Microsoft Stock Respond to Expected Wearable Device Launch? NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. is expected to launch a wearable device within the next few weeks, Forbes reports." TheStreet 7:56 AM
  • "Will Microsoft Surprise this Earnings Season?" Zacks 7:55 AM
  • "Nadella speaks about women and raises, post-Hopper" USA Today 7:54 AM
  • "Microsoft's Nadella addresses inequality in the workplace: CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about equality for women in the workplace." CNBC 7:53 AM
  • "CEO says no gender pay gap at Microsoft" Reuters 4:38 PM
  • "A Microsoft smartwatch could appear in weeks" Engadget 7:52 AM
  • "The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 PM
  • "IBM Stock Plummets as Company Abandons Chip Business" Wired 6:54 PM
  • "IBM Plunges on Disappointing Earnings: What Wall Street's Saying" TheStreet 11:45 AM
  • "IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump 7 percent" Reuters 11:45 AM
  • "IBM Earnings Fall as Customer Spending Slows: CEO Disappointed With Results; Revenue Declines for 10th Straight Quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 11:45 AM
  • "IBM Plunges on Abandoned 2015 Earnings Forecast" Bloomberg TV 11:44 AM
  • "Dow held back after IBM's big miss" USA Today 11:44 AM
  • "IBM is not the only market mover, says Art Cashin" CNBC 11:44 AM
  • "3 Things to Know About IBM's Sinking Stock" Time 11:43 AM
  • "US stocks mostly rise; IBM weighs on Dow industrials" CNBC 11:43 AM
  • "Santoli: IBM's 'necessary shifts'" CNBC Videos 11:39 AM
  • "Cramer: IBM losing to IBM" CNBC Video 11:45 AM
  • "IBM exits semiconductor business and re-creates itself" Computerworld 9:35 AM
  • "Struggling IBM pays $1.5 billion to dump its chipmaking business: IBM offloads unit to GlobalFoundries, but will still design its own chips." Ars Technica 1:35 PM
  • "IBM to cast off its semiconductor unit in $1.3B deal" Computerworld 9:35 AM
  • "IBM's $1.5bn chip deal with GlobalFoundries is finally signed" ZDNet 9:19 AM
  • "IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over IBM's chip-making unit" PCWorld 9:07 AM
  • "IBM to Transfer Chip Operations While Revenue Drops Again: Big Blue's Revenue Declines for 10th Straight Quarter" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "IBM shares tumble as profits and sales fall" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "IBM sells chip division, books a steep charge - Fortune" Fortune 8:05 AM
  • "Why IBM Paid Globalfoundries $1.5B to Take Chip Unit" Bloomberg TV 8:05 AM
  • "IBM Plunges Following Huge Third-Quarter Earnings Miss and Asset Sale" TheStreet 8:05 AM
  • "Dow futures fall sharply after IBM profit miss" USA Today 8:05 AM
  • "IBM Drops 7% on Q3 Miss; $4.7B Charge to Divest Chip Unit" Barron's 8:05 AM
  • "IBM to pay $1.5B to spin off chip division" USA Today 8:04 AM
  • "Totally Rotten IBM Earnings, With Lower Backlog and Margins" 24/7 Wall St. 8:04 AM
  • "IBM shares down after it dumps chip unit, posts disappointing earnings" CNN Money 8:04 AM
  • "IBM's future: 6 things it needs to thrive/Summary: The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond." ZDNet 7:26 PM
  • "US STOCKS-Futures lower as weak IBM earnings weigh: * IBM slumps after quarterly results" Reuters 8:03 AM
  • "IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division: IBM to pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed profit-eating chip division" Associated Press 8:03 AM
  • "Amid a Shift in Strategy, IBM Reports Weak Earnings" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:02 AM
  • "IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump" Reuters 8:02 AM
  • "Globalfoundries Will Try To Make Lemonade From IBM's Lemons" Forbes 11:47 AM
  • "Technology Stock Roundup: Intel Kicks Off Q3 Earnings Season" Zacks 11:48 AM
  • "First Half Ad Revenue: Search Dominates PC Ads But Not Mobile/Search-display gap smaller in $5.3 billion mobile market." Search Engine Land 1:28 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Liveblog: Apple's Q4 2014 earnings call may feature record sales/Check-in at 2pm PT, signs point to a record-breaking quarter on the back of new iPhones." Ars Technica 1:35 PM
  • "Liveblog: Apple's Q4 2014 earnings extravaganza" Cult of Mac 6:37 PM
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  • "Apple beats estimates, issues strong guidance" Seeking Alpha 4:21 PM
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  • "Apple will announce record quarter, predict analysts, with earnings up 11.9%" 9to5Mac 8:19 AM
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  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open/Will markets calm down this week? Or will the gut-wrenching turbulence continue?" CNNMoney 7:43 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Broader Markets Rise but Dow Slips on IBM Miss" TheStreet 12:33 PM
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  • "U.S. Stocks Gain, but IBM Weighs on Dow: IBM Posts Disappointing Quarterly Earnings Results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:24 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei surges 4% as Asian markets rebound/Stocks in Tokyo staged their biggest rally in 16 months on Monday as investors bargain-hunted despite lingering concerns about global growth that sparked volatility in markets last week." MarketWatch 7:40 AM
  • "Europe Markets: The European selloff is back: European stock markets fell on Monday, as last Friday's huge rally, so far, has failed to carry over into this week's start." MarketWatch 12:31 PM
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