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  • "Opinion: Tim Cook is better for Apple than Steve Jobs would be/He's a better executive at a more complex and diverse Apple 2.0"  MarketWatch 7:07 AM
  • "Apple Mac sales down, but the broader PC market is even worse off: Apple is selling fewer MacBooks and iMacs, according to analyst IDC, but declining PC sales across the board means the company actually occupies a larger slice of the market."  CNET 7:02 AM
  • "Mac sales slowest in two years, say researchers, but still well ahead of the rest of the PC industry" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "Apple removes some apps from online store over security concerns" Reuters 7:04 AM
  • "Apple removes apps from store that could spy on data traffic: The company recommends deleting the apps but oddly didn't name them" IDG News Service 6:57 AM
  • "Apple pulls adblocker that worked on mobile apps such as Facebook" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:49 AM
  • "Apple borks Apple News ad-blocking app due to 'privacy concerns': Cupertino claims it is working with the developers to get the apps back in the App Store" The Register 6:59 AM
  • "Create Smart Playlists to find which of your songs are Apple Music, in the cloud, and more" Macworld 7:34 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X Custom Length Hold Segment" FCPXtv 7:36 AM
  • "Pointers: how and why to use aliases in iTunes (OS X)" MacNN 8:21 AM
  • "Deskscribble lets you easily scribble on your Mac OS Desktop" Apple World Today 6:54 AM
  • "Stop Browsing The Web Apple's Way" Mac 360 6:52 AM
Press Releases
  • "Noteboom Productions Introduces Tutor for Mac OS X El Capitan" prMac 7:23 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone 6s/Plus goes on sale in 36 more countries today, with a further 6 tomorrow" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "Using Apple Pay at Starbucks, KFC and Chili's" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:12 AM
  • "Elon Musk: Here's why we call Apple the 'Tesla graveyard'/Apple hires engineers Tesla has fired, Musk tells German newspaper" MarketWatch 7:07 AM
  • "Elon Musk: 'If you don't make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple'" Mashable 7:09 AM
  • "Panic over: iOS adblockers fail to trigger the 'adblockolypse'" BetaNews 8:24 AM
  • "Former Apple CEO on making of Steve Jobs movie: Former Apple CEO John Sculley is a long-time fan of Aaron Sorkin. So when the legendary screenwriter approached him for script research on 'Steve Jobs,' Sculley was very happy to help." CNNMoney 7:03 AM
  • "Aaron Sorkin tells Conan O'Brien he understands why Tim Cook called his movie 'opportunistic' [Videos] 9to5Mac 7:35 AM
  • "Watch this 2:20-minute scene from the new 'Steve Jobs'" Fortune 7:07 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Pepsi Getting Ready To Release Its Own Smartphone?" G for Games 7:24 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast goes to the movies, talks Steve Jobs, iMac rumors, Microsoft & more" AppleInsider 7:35 AM
  • "The 404 Show 1,633: New York Comic-Con, BTTF month, Microsoft event, has Apple Music failed? (podcast)" CNET 7:27 AM
  • "Analyzing Apple's Statement on TSMC and Samsung A9 SoCs"  AnandTech 7:17 AM
  • "Apple shoots down 'Chipgate' claims that its new iPhones have huge differences in battery life" Business Insider 7:27 AM
  • "iPhone 6s battery life varies by just 2 to 3 per cent, Apple says" Telegraph 7:21 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6:53 AM

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  • "'Steve Jobs' Review: Good Apple, Slightly Mushy Core" [Paid Membership Required] 7:28 AM
  • "'Steve Jobs' review: Unconventional, entertaining, but incomplete" Macworld 7:18 AM
  • "iPad mini 4 review: Finally, the update that you've been waiting for" Macworld 7:18 AM
  • "iPad mini 2 vs iPad mini 4 comparison: which small screen iPad is the best buy?" Macworld UK 7:27 AM
  • "Review: Native Union's Anchor is a simple dock for the Apple Watch" AppAdvice 7:25 AM
  • "Western Digital My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 Review" AnandTech 7:35 AM
  • "Get more out of your iPhone photos with the Imvio Camera Lens Kit" iDownload Blog 7:21 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The Home app is the program Apple should have shipped with HomeKit" iMore 7:25 AM
  • "Hands On: Flash Gordon 1.0 (iOS)" MacNN 8:21 AM
  • "How to remove root certificates from your iPhone or iPad: Root certificates, when not required, can jeopardize your security and expose your private information." iMore 7:22 AM
  • "Bloomberg on Apple's Utter Dominance of Phone Market" Daring Fireball 7:18 AM
  • "How Much Of The Tech Industry Does Apple Control?" NoodleMac 6:52 AM
  • "Apple, Behind The Curve Again" Mac 360 6:51 AM
  • "Why Microsoft is Getting into Hardware" Tech.pinions 7:27 AM
  • "Galaxy Note 5 review: The finest phablet money can buy" Cult of Android 7:21 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Introducing Relay FM for iOS" 512 Pixels 8:24 AM
  • "Fantastical 2 for iOS gets multitasking, better Apple Watch support" ZDNet 8:24 AM
  • "LOONCUP – The world's first SMART menstrual cup" Apple Gazette 7:35 AM
  • "Venezuela Online Radio (Live) 1.0 Customized For iOS" prMac 8:24 AM
  • "picQuote 1.0 for iOS - Transform Words into Beautifully Designed Artwork" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Infrastructure Upgrade - The Number #1 Global Infrastructure Platform" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Real-Time Sci-Fi Strategy Game: Big Bang Galaxy Launches Globally" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Milton's Tale Beautifully Mixes Puzzles and Paper Craft" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Full Fat announces the release of Flick Quarterback for iOS" prMac 7:23 AM
  • "Apple Watch owners can use Facebook Messenger on their wrists" Engadget 7:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell in talks to buy data storage company EMC" Reuters 10/8
  • "Dell reportedly in $50bn takeover talks with EMC: Record-breaking merger would catapult Dell into the enterprise big league" The Inquirer 10/8
  • "Dell looks to EMC deal to boost corporate presence" Reuters 10/8
  • "Dell reportedly in talks to merge with EMC" Neowin 10/8
  • "Dell said to be in talks with EMC over possible huge merger: Dell might buy some or all of the storage giant, the Wall Street Journal said" IDG News Service 10/8
  • "Dell is reportedly in merger talks with EMC" Quartz 10/8
  • "Dell buying giant EMC - or vice versa?" ZDNet 10/8
  • "Dell Reportedly In Talks For Blockbuster Merger With Data Giant EMC" HotHardware 10/8
  • "New Dell Fixes Biggest Window Laptop Problem" [Paid Membership Required] 10/8
  • "Dell's redesigned XPS 15 is a bigger version of our favorite Windows laptop" Engadget 10/8
  • "Dell's XPS 15 now has a beautiful edge-to-edge display" The Verge 10/8
  • "Dell's new XPS laptops feature the smallest footprint 13-inch Skylake laptop" VentureBeat 10/8
  • "Dell XPS 15: Skylake-powered MacBook rival is 'world's thinnest' 15in laptop/Also updates 12in and 13in XPS devices" The Inquirer 10/8
  • "Dell refreshes XPS 13 and XPS 15, and debuts XPS 12 tablet hybrid" Ars Technica 10/8
  • "Dell's new XPS 12 tablet uses magnets to turn into a laptop" The Verge 10/8
  • "Dell's New XPS 12 Is a Surface Clone With a Keyboard You'll Actually Want to Use" Gizmodo 10/8
  • "Dell's latest XPS 12 looks like a Surface rival, feels like a step backward" Engadget 10/8
  • "HP Rolls Out Envy 8 Note, Premium Clients: HP has rolled out a new Windows 10 tablet, the HP Envy 8 Note, designed for portability and productivity: plus a host of new client notebooks and all-in-ones, including one with a 32-inch curved screen." InformationWeek 10/8
  • "HP, SanDisk form next-gen memory alliance to counter Intel/Micron" Seeking Alpha 10/8
  • "HP's New Envy Curved All-in-One PC is Pixel-Packed, Pretty and Pricey" Gizmodo UK 10/8
  • "HP Spectre x2 news: HP outing own hybrid to rival Surface Pro" Christian Today 10/8
  • "Microsoft: High Expectations For The Future" Seeking Alpha 10/8
  • "Microsoft's CEO shared a surprising motive for the coolest feature in its new phones" Business Insider 10/8
  • "Microsoft Surface Book: Take A Deep Dive/Microsoft built a laptop and the tech community is excited. Here's what we know about Surface Book." InformationWeek 10/8
  • "Team Microsoft: Device Police... 'Are you pumped? I'm pumped'" The Register 10/8
  • "Microsoft's 'Show of force': 5 big announcements made at its Windows 10 event" The Economic Times 10/8
  • "Microsoft Gets A New Secret Nvidia GPU For The Surface Book" Seeking Alpha 10/8
  • "Allegedly Microsoft excluded other carriers by inking a deal with AT&T for the Lumia 950" Neowin 10/8
  • "Microsoft's Continuum Has Potential To Be Disruptive, But Isn't There Yet" Seeking Alpha 10/8
  • "AMD's 'Liquid VR' Initiative Wins AIS Lumiere Award" 10/8
  • "Cisco interrupts Angler exploit ransomware campaign: Big-time exploit network was pulling in $60m a year" The Inquirer 10/8
  • "Cisco Disrupts $30 Million Angler Exploit Ring" eWeek 10/8
  • "Cisco dismantles $30m Angler exploit hacking operation" V3 10/8
  • "Big Cisco bet on France offers relief from Air France fiasco" Reuters 10/8
  • "IBM chases Intel with new Power-based Linux servers sold over the Web: The servers are aimed at scale-out and cloud deployments running big data workloads" IDG News Service 10/8
  • "IBM takes on commodity x86 servers with Linux-based Power Systems LC family" V3 10/8
  • "IBM launches cognitive business solutions unit" Firstpost 10/8
  • "IBM Watson can overcome humanity's limitations to change business forever" V3 10/8
  • "IBM announces acquisition of Cleversafe" Cloud Pro 10/8
  • "Oracle: Remaking India/India: Slowly but surely, market reforms are opening up the Indian economy to the influences likely to help it expand" Financial Times 10/8
  • "Oracle Restates Commitment to Digital Transformation" This Day Live 10/8
  • "Stephen Hawking fears competent machines, not malicious ones" The Verge 10/8
  • "Mobile Security Is the Responsibility of Everyone in the Data Chain" eWeek 10/8
  • "Moore's Law may be dying, but there's still plenty of demand for faster chips" ZDNet 10/8
  • "US dollar to blame for global PC shipment decline: Gartner" ZDNet 10/8
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "Dow posts 5th straight session of gains, closes above 17,000: S&P 500 breaks through 50-day moving average" MarketWatch 10/8
  • "Stocks Rally as March Rate Hike Most Likely" TheStreet 10/8
  • "Dow above 17K, S&P 500 tops key 2000 level" USA Today 10/8
  • "Wall Street Rallies After Fed Minutes" FOXBusiness 10/8
  • "Stocks Climb as Fed Remains Uneasy on Inflation: Corporate earnings also in focus as Alcoa kicks off reporting season" [Paid Membership Required] 10/8
  • "Asia Markets: China stocks rise as market tries to catch up with global gains/Chinese stocks rose sharply Thursday, catching up to a rally in global equities after the market was closed for a week-long holiday." MarketWatch 10/8
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks waver after German data disappoint again/European stock markets struggled for direction on Thursday, as investors digested more disappointing economic data out of Germany, and waited for news from the Bank of England and the U.S. Federal Reserve." MarketWatch 10/8

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