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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Exclusive: Apple's Tim Cook to visit China for government meetings - source"  Reuters 7:12 AM
  • "Tim Cook reportedly traveling to China following closure of Apple's online stores" The Verge 7:33 AM
  • "Tim Cook is heading to China as pressure on Apple increases" The Next Web 7:33 AM
  • "Apple and SAP join forces to develop business apps for iPhones and iPads" V3 7:25 AM
  • "Tim Cook signs SAP for iOS – SANA app pact: Apple adds software giant to the IBM collection" The Register 7:11 AM
  • "IBM's iPhone app will help 20 million Americans keep their sight" Computerworld 8:45 AM
  • "Apple VP of Online Retail Bob Kupbens leaves company"  9to5Mac 7:07 AM
  • "Apple VP of Online Retail Bob Kupbens Resigns From Company" MacRumors 7:11 AM
OS X
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "This Old iMac: How To Supercharge Your Mac" Forbes 11:19 AM
  • "How to change your passwords automatically with Dashlane and LastPass" Macworld 7:40 AM
  • "Apple's Reminders is a data silo that needs to be fixed" Macworld 7:40 AM
  • "Keeping Current With Google Chrome" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:50 AM
  • "Every Mac Screen Needs A Magnet" Mac360 7:52 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Print Wirelessly From iPhone or iPad" Mac360 7:26 AM
  • "Yet Another Way To Get Color From A Mac's Screen" TeraTalks 8:04 AM
Press Releases
  • "New Firefox versions will make you activate all new add-ons – except one hacker favourite" The Register 7:52 AM
  • "Mac Shutdown 4.0, the Mac OS X utility to shutdown unattended Mac" Tension Software 7:40 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Real Estate for Autonomous Car Facilities Gains Movement in Silicon Valley: Apple, Google parent Alphabet and several car makers seeking large expanses of property" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:20 AM
  • "Apple and Google reportedly buying land for autonomous car facilities" CNET 7:13 AM
  • "Apple seeking 800,000-sq feet of space for car project as team reaches around 600 people – WSJ" Electrek 7:20 AM
  • "Apple reportedly mulling expansion of Project Titan 'autonomous car' plans" The Next Web 7:33 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly looking for a monster 800,000-square-foot warehouse for its secret car project" Business Insider 7:48 AM
  • "Cupertino's mayor is trying to take back his rant against Apple" Business Insider 10:55 AM
  • "Apple Music helps tip Warner from a music sales label to a music streaming one" 9to5Mac 10:44 AM
  • "Apple Music & others help streaming become Warner Music's biggest revenue source" AppleInsider 11:19 AM
  • "Huawei Just Copied the iPhone—Down to the Last Screw" Wired 11:29 AM
  • "Court Rules Leather 'iPhone' Goods in China are Legal" Law Street 7:39 AM
  • "Apple Music streaming subscription chopped in half for students" CNET 7:13 AM
  • "Apple Music gets $5 student plan to boost subscriber numbers" Cult of Mac 7:19 AM
  • "Police issue warning about counterfeit iPhone sales" Fox 5 Atlanta 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Support Now Lets You Opt Out of Listening to Their Staticky Hold Music" Kirkville 7:20 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "A 29-Year Study Has Found No Link Between Brain Cancer and Cellphones" Gizmodo 7:38 AM
  • "Digitimes Research: China vendors ship 128.6 million smartphones globally in 1Q16" DigiTimes 7:15 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Smile Upgrades and Adds Features to PDFpen 8" MacVoices 11:32 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Pencil 2,' smart voice assistants, 'iPhone 7' and more" AppleInsider 7:40 AM
  • "Why I never trusted Apple Music (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 35)" CNET 7:13 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "TSMC begins tape-out of 10nm A11 chips for Apple" DigiTimes 7:15 AM
  • "Work on next year's iPhone chips is already underway" Cult of Mac 7:20 AM
  • "Rumor: TSMC already finalizing 10nm 'A11" processor design for Apple's 'iPhone 7s'" AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "Is Intel Taking a Bite of Qualcomm's Business from Apple?" Market Realist 7:33 AM
  • "Apple Music Connect social network to be demoted in iOS 10 overhaul" 9to5Mac 10:44 AM
  • "App Store search back up and running" The Loop 8:50 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:07 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:07 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:07 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "The SanDisk X400 1TB SSD Review" AnandTech 8:49 AM
  • "Buffalo MiniStation Stealth USB 3.0 1TB Review" LAPTOP Magazine 11:19 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands On: the Natural History Museum's Revamped 'Explorer' App" PC Magazine 7:15 AM
  • "Hungry Shark World - Chowing Down For Fun" Apple'n'Apps 7:25 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to manage Today view widgets on iPhone and iPad" iMore 7:38 AM
  • "How to stop your iPhone from archiving emails" iDownload Blog 7:34 AM
  • "How To Control Apple TV With Your Apple Watch" About.com 6:32 AM
Tips
  • "30 must-know secrets and shortcuts for your Apple TV" Macworld 7:39 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "The uni-tasker lives" iMore 11:30 AM
  • "Should Apple take a page from Google's playbook and try more moonshots?" BGR 11:01 AM
  • "Apple's future is more exciting than you can even imagine"  BGR 10:53 AM
  • "A Chatbot Future for Apple's App Store Discovery" Apple Must 10:34 AM
  • "iPhone 7 Needs To Tick, Not Tock" Mac360 8:44 AM
  • "Apple And The High Cost Of Switchers" Mac360 8:10 AM
  • "I'm looking forward to my 10TB flash drive-equipped MacBook Pro in 2018" Apple World Today 8:04 AM
  • "Was Apple Music's Initial Goal Of 100 Million Subscribers Too Ambitious?" Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "Confessions of a digital packrat: It's easy to hold onto each and every piece of digital information that passes through your life. But should you?" Macworld 7:39 AM
  • "Cupertino mayor's complaints about Apple and taxes are sour grapes and ignore the real┬ávillain"  VentureBeat 7:38 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Unpacked: The Tablet is more Social Than Personal" Tech.pinions 7:25 AM
  • "The Challenge and Opportunity of Augmented Reality" Tech.pinions 7:25 AM
  • "'I thought my daughter clicked on ransomware – it was the damn Windows 10 installer'" The Register 7:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Tim Cook Named Keynote Speaker at Startup Fest Europe in Late May" MacRumors 11:19 AM
  • "Fix all your home Wi-Fi problems with one brilliantly simple gadget" BGR 11:01 AM
  • "Bengal Keyboard 2.5 for iOS Offers Customizable Bengali Text Entry" prMac 10:44 AM
  • "Bumper Boat Battle now on Apple TV, Android, Windows 10 Phone & PC" prMac 7:33 AM
Computer Industry
  • "There's No Better Time to Install Windows 10 than Now" Softpedia 9:06 AM
  • "Windows 10 won't be free for much longer" MCV 9:06 AM
  • "Windows 10 won't be free after July 29" TechShout 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft calls time on free upgrades as Windows 10 hits 300m devices" SiliconRepublic 8:56 AM
  • "Quick! Grab your free Windows 10 upgrade before it's gone" T3 8:56 AM
  • "Stats Show Microsoft Finally Created an OS More Successful than Windows 7" Softpedia 8:55 AM
  • "Windows 10: Is Microsoft still on target for one billion devices, and does it really matter?" ZDNet 7:50 AM
  • "Microsoft will soon stop nagging users to upgrade to Windows 10" ZDNet 7:50 AM
  • "IBM Makes Quantum Computer Available for Free via Cloud" FARS News Agency 8:12 AM
  • "IBM's Quantum Computing Is For 'Anyone', But Is It For Everyone?" TechWeekEurope 8:11 AM
  • "IBM's Quantum Computers Are Here, and you can try it" TG Daily 8:10 AM
  • "IBM's POWER cloud powers up almost a year later than promised" The Register 8:04 AM
  • "HP EliteBook Folio G1 review: The MacBook as it could've been" ars technica 8:02 AM
  • "Dell To Rebrand As Dell Technologies After EMC Merger" Forbes 8:01 AM
  • "Intel overtakes ST for third place in industrial semi market" Electronics Weekly 8:00 AM
  • "'It's only just the beginning for virtual reality but it's here to stay' - AMD's Richard Huddy" PCR Online 7:58 AM
  • "Google and Oracle lawyers prepare for Monday's Android, Java retrial" IT PRO 7:57 AM
  • "Oracle Romania reaches 4,200 employees" Nine O'clock 7:56 AM
  • "Network visibility remains the key to safe digital transformation, says Cisco" ComputerWeekly 7:55 AM
  • "Sources: Cisco In Talks With IPO-Bound Nutanix About Strategic Hyper-Convergence Partnership" CRN 7:54 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Jim Cramer Hoping Apple CEO Tim Cook Makes Progress in China" [Video Report] TheStreet 10:55 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Investors Should Be Excited About India" The Motley Fool 7:39 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks extend losses after disappointing jobs report: U.S. stocks declined for a fourth straight session Friday, after a disappointing official employment report pointed to a slowdown in the labor market." MarketWatch 9:23 AM
  • "Stocks Fall as Disappointing Jobs Spook Markets: Stocks opened lower on Friday following a disappointing April jobs number and downward revisions to February and March's job additions." TheStreet 9:22 AM
  • "Premarkets: 4 things to know before the open - May. 6, 2016" CNNMoney 7:35 AM
  • "Stocks Open Lower; Jobs Data Lessen Chance Of Rate Hike In June: News of sluggish job growth in April brought more sellers into the stock market early Friday." Investor's Business Daily 9:22 AM
  • "Stocks drop slightly as weak jobs report raises concerns about economy: Stocks fell at the open Friday after a disappointing jobs report came in lighter-than-expected and raised concerns about the strength of the U.S. economy." USA Today 9:20 AM
  • "Mixed April Jobs Report Lets Fed Wait on Higher Rates: The U.S. economy added far fewer jobs than expected in April, but whether the non-farm payrolls report helped bolster a positive or negative outlook on the economy depends on who you ask." FOXBusiness 9:20 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Trim Losses After April Jobs Report: U.S. stocks pared losses on Friday after the Labor Department reported the slowest pace of job creation since September, the latest disappointing reading on the American economy." WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 9:19 AM
  • "China stocks slide nearly 3% on worries about looming bond defaults: Shares in Asia mostly edged lower Friday amid caution before a key U.S. jobs report, but China stocks were down more sharply over rising defaults and regulatory concerns.." MarketWatch 7:26 AM
  • "European stocks pull back, veering toward second straight losing week: European stocks were lower Friday, with broad-based losses coming ahead of closely watched U.S. labor-market figures, staying on course for second consecutive week in the red." MarketWatch 7:25 AM

 
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