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Weekend Highlights: The National posits that the days of the dominance of Apple's iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab are over; Bloomberg Pay Index has Tim Cook at the top of "pay-for-performance" listing for any CEO and "a steal at $65 million in pay"; Apple building huge solar farms in China, which Forbes' Doug Young calls "a symbolic move to curry favor with local officials"; and the company has risen into "nosebleed territory" with yet another valuation of $1 trillion; a video at CNBC shows how Apple is "following anti-trust orders"; more information on LA Schools looking for refund from Apple and Pearson over flubbed iPad education program, refund said to be upwards of a billion dollars, SEC probing bond disclosure; Macworld tip on pass-protecting your Mac to keep others out; looking for a first-person shooter on your Mac, Mac Gamer HQ has a list of their top 10; Apple Pay coming to Canada by the Fall of 2015, Apple continues negotiations with banks; Woz didn't have the time to buy an Apple Watch at launch; developers seem to be excited about possibilities of Apple Watch as reports Computerworld's Jonny Evans; and Apple going to have "Apple Watch Basics" workshops at retail stores to help buyers and potential buyers understand the new user interface; Glenn Fleishman had some difficulty with a new 12" MacBook, interesting read if you're planning to buy one of the one-port Macs; Henry Cooke also reviews the new MacBook, finds it "a bit slow for the price" and believes it may "compromise a bit much".

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  • "Days of Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab dominance are over" The National 6:52 AM
  • "Apple brass: A Bargain At $281 Million/5 Executives' Compensation Ranks Best In Pay-For-Performance Index" Bloomberg 6:53 AM
  • "On The War On General Purpose Computing" ["...What would a so-called 'war on general-purpose computing' actually look like? Its proponents tend to use Apple as an example, and I admit there's something creepy about the near-total control Apple maintains over every facet of its ecosystem–but that doesn't mean the Apple model could ever scale to an entire nation."] TechCrunch 9:34 AM
  • "What The Apple Watch Could Be"  TechCrunch 6:25 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook Is a Steal at $65 Million in Pay: Apple Inc.'s Tim Cook has the best pay-for-performance rating of any chief executive officer on the Bloomberg Pay Index, the first daily ranking of the highest-paid U.S. executives."  Bloomberg 4/17
  • "Apple Polishes China Image With Solar Farms: Apple's new solar power initiative in China is a highly symbolic move to curry favor with local officials, and should win the company positive public relations points at very little cost."  Forbes 4/17
  • "Nosebleed territory: Apple gets its second $1 trillion valuation/Initiating coverage, FBR Capital sets a new market-high price target of $185 per share." Fortune 4/17
  • "Apple's $1 trillion dream slips away: Remember all the talk about Apple racing to be the first company worth $1 trillion? Looks like the party will have to wait." USA Today 4/17
  • "Apple's Watch Strategy Embraces the 80-20 Rule" Above Avalon 4/17
  • "This time iPhone 6 is 'fundamentally different' to anything we've seen before"  Business Insider 4/17
  • "iPhone sales expected to show hefty gain in past quarter: analyst: Apple may have sold as many as 57 million iPhones last quarter, according to analyst Gene Munster. That would be a sharp jump from 43.7 million from a year ago. But would that make Wall Street happy?" CNET 4/17
  • "Apple following anti-trust orders" CNBC Videos 4/17
  • "US schools seek refund over $1.3bn iPad project: Schools in Los Angeles are seeking compensation from Apple over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry." BBC 4/17
  • "L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations: The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software." InformationWeek 4/17
  • "Schools Demand Huge Refund From Apple For Educational iPads Deemed Unusable" Digital Trends 4/17
  • "SEC probes bond disclosure in L.A. school district's failed iPad program - report" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "WWDC 2015 Lottery Ends, Winners Begin Receiving Confirmation Emails" MacRumors 4/17
  • "Apple starts sending out tickets to WWDC 2015 lottery winners" iMore 4/17
  • "OS X 10.10.4 14E7f Seeded to Devs, Details Few" FairerPlatform 4/17
  • "Resolve black frames issues with Panasonic AVCHD and Final Cut Pro X 10.2: Final Cut Pro X 10.2 might display some video as black frames when working with Panasonic AVCCAM cameras at certain frame rates." Apple Support 6:54 AM
  • "Can't update Office 2011 on your Mac? Here's the fix!" iMore 4/17
  • "Enable a power charging indicator sound on your MacBook when plugged in" MacIssues 4/17
  • "Boot Camp: About keyboards and key assignment for Microsoft Windows" Apple Support 4/17
  • "Aperture 3.3.2 or later: Best results with automatic white balance when adjusting photos of people" Apple Support 4/17
  • "Hide and unhide purchases in the Mac App Store" Apple Support 4/17
  • "If you see the message, 'this user account already exists' when you set up your Mac" Apple Support 4/17
  • "How to enable Apple's Handoff feature between your iOS devices and Mac" AppleInsider 11:47 AM
  • "OS X Yosemite review: 6 months later" iMore 4/17
  • "Mac Printing Scripts Mashup" Amsys 4/17
  • "OS X Yosemite Photos: Showing Your Recently Deleted Items" The Mac Observer 4/17
  • "How to Move an iPhoto Library into Photos for Mac" OS X Daily 4/17
  • "How To Add iOS Like Charging Chime To Mac OS X" Redmond Pie 4/17
  • "How to password-protect your Mac--and keep other people from using it" Macworld 4/17
  • "Chrominator handy for sprucing up logos, text in Final Cut Pro X" Apple Daily Report 4/17
  • "How to Mass-Delete Tags in iTunes 12 When iTunes Won't Let You" Kirkville 4/17
  • "How to Back Up Your iTunes Library and Other Media Files" Kirkville 4/17
  • "60-Second Tips: Using Photos for OS X to quickly fix a tarnished photo" Apple World Today 4/17
  • "How to enable iPhone's power-charging chime on your Mac" iDownload Blog 4/17
  • "A Professional Way To Browse Photos And Images On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 4/17
  • "How To Remove The Background From A Photo Or Image On Your Mac" McSolo 4/17
  • "How To Control Your Mac's Sleep Habits On The Cheap" TeraTalks 4/17
  • "Color Mac Folders Like It's 1999" Mac 360 4/17
  • "Simple, Cheap: Audio Notes On A Mac" Mac 360 4/17
  • "iTunes Is Bad at Math, Part 2: The other day, I showed an example of iTunes' bad math. Here's another. Here's the storage available on my iPhone, as shown in iTunes, and on the iPhone itself. QED." Kirkville 7:49 AM
  • "Opinion: Can an Aperture user be happy with Apple's new 'Photos' software? Digital Photography Review" Digital Photography Review 4/17
  • "The 10 Best Mac First Person Shooters" Mac Gamer HQ 4/17
Press Releases
  • "Classic Mac adventure game A Mess O' Trouble returns to the Mac" iMore 7:34 PM
  • "Maintain Releases Cocktail 7.8 (Mavericks Edition)" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "VLC Player 2.2.1 Offers UI Fix + Codec, Demuxer Updates" FairerPlatform 4/17
  • "Cocktail 8.3 (Yosemite Edition) has been released" Maintain 4/17
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Porsche to offer Apple CarPlay in future models" AppleInsider 9:01 PM
  • "Report: Apple improves revenue for devs over Android in 2015" Electronista 4/17
  • "Apple Pay Plans to Launch in Canada This Fall: Apple is in talks with six Canadian banks for mobile payment service's first venture outside the U.S." [Paid Membership Required] 4/17
  • "Report: Apple planning Apple Pay launch in Canada for November" 9to5Mac 4/17
  • "Apple Pay Is Reportedly Launching in Canada this Fall" The Next Web 4/17
  • "Report: Apple Pay Headed to Canada" PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Apple Grows Its Own Solar Farms in China" WSJ Blogs 4/17
  • "Want to go green like Apple, but don't have billions in the bank? Cooling data centres without landing in hot water" The Register 4/17
  • "6 Percent of Adults Want Apple Watch: Men are more than twice as likely than women to purchase Cupertino's new smartwatch, according to a recent poll." PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Apple's Jony Ive reveals Apple Watch w/ exclusive collection of Sport band colors at Milan Design Week" 9to5Mac 4/17
  • "Jony Ive and Marc Newson reveal special Apple Watch Sport Band colors at Milan gala" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "Steve Wozniak didn't have time to buy an Apple Watch" Mashable 4/17
  • "Snapchat paid ex-iOS chief 0.11pc to be an advisor, leaked Sony email reveals: Scott Forstall, formerly senior vice president of iOS at Apple, was awarded a 0.11pc stake in Snapchat last year, leaked emails reveal" Telegraph 4/17
  • "Ex-Apple SVP Scott Forstall is now a producer on a Broadway musical" 9to5Mac 4/17
  • "Smartphone Debate Ends With Stabbings: Apple vs. Android argument turned violent, police report" The Smoking Gun 4/17
  • "Two roommates stab each other in iPhone vs. Android debate" Business Insider 4/17
Non-Apple News
  • "Google's Steely Foe in Europe" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:25 PM
  • "Moleskine Notebooks Adapt to the Digital World" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:05 PM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-17: Don't Hold Your Breath for In-store Apple Watch Sales" The Mac Observer 4/17
  • "The Vergecast 149: gold MacBook, Surface 3, Star Wars trailer, and Ryan Gosling" The Verge 4/17
  • "AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC 2015, iOS 9 hopes & more" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "Apple Unveils Exclusive Apple Watch Sport Bands at Milan's Salone Del Mobile Design Fair" iClarified 6:58 AM
  • "Developers are pretty excited about Apple Watch" Computerworld 4/17
  • "Apple Watch Goes on Display in Milan, Phil Schiller and Marc Newson on Hand" MacRumors 4/17
  • "Apple Watch With Custom Red Sport Band, Folding UK Plug Spotted in New Photos" MacRumors 4/17
  • "Apple to offer 'Apple Watch Basics' Workshops at retail stores starting April 24" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "Apple Watch user-interface still seems confusing? There's a workshop for that ..." 9to5Mac 4/17
  • "Apple suppliers extend Lightning cable production to Brazil and Vietnam" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables" IDG News Service 4/17
  • "Apple's Retina MacBook bears first fruits of Anobit acquisition with new in-house SSD controller" AppleInsider 4/17
  • "Using the USB-C port and adapters on your MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): Learn about the power, data transfer, and video capabilities of the USB-C port and USB-C adapters for your MacBook." Apple Support 6:52 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Axl & Tuna For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11:11 AM
  • "Boom Land For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11:11 AM
  • "City Birds -Birdcage Blowout! For iPhone/iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11:11 AM
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" Apple Sliced 4/17
  • "Nun Attack For iPhone/iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 4/17
  • "Ready Steady Play For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 4/17
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 4/17
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 4/17
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 4/17

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  • "Murphy's Law and the new MacBook: We had setup hassles, migrating or not" Macworld 4/17
  • "Trying on the Apple Watch Edition in Hong Kong" TechnologyTell 4/17
  • "External Storage Options for the 12" Retina MacBook" Bare Feats 4/17
  • "IPhone 6 Vs Galaxy S6 Edge Camera Comparison" [Slideshow] IndiaTimes 4/17
  • "Zagg Folio review: iPad Air 2 keyboard case can boost your productivity" Macworld 4/17
  • "Matias Ergo Pro review: Even adjustable keyboards aren't one size fits all" Macworld 4/17
  • "Review: Soen Audio Transit XS Wireless Speaker" iLounge 4/17
  • "Review: Aircharge Qi wireless charging case for iPhone 6 (and 5/5S)" 9to5Mac 4/17
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "What Kind of Games Will You Get to Play on the Apple Watch?" Tech Cheat Sheet 2:26 PM
  • "How to receive alerts for almost anything using Hooks" AppAdvice 4/17
  • "You should play: Naught Reawakening spins the platforming genre upside-down with this riveting sequel" Macworld 4/17
  • "'Halo: Spartan Assault' Review - The Covenant Invade iOS" Touch Arcade 4/17
  • "How To Downgrade iOS 8.3 On Your iPhone Or iPad" Redmond Pie 6:52 PM
  • "How to replace a broken iPhone 5c screen in under 10 minutes" iMore 8:50 AM
  • "How To Export All Your iCloud Data and Documents" Kirkville 7:00 AM
  • "Ask: How to Disable Continuity Call Forwarding from an iPhone" Mac|Life 4/17
  • "How to change the order of widgets in Notification Center for iPhone and iPad" iMore 4/17
  • "Third-Party USB is the Key to Apple's New 12-inch MacBook" Tech's Message 8:52 PM
  • "Pointless gyrations: Comparisons that don't make sense" Macworld 6:52 PM
  • "Apple Watch Sells 2.3 Million — Here's What That Means For Android Wear" Tech Times 6:33 PM
  • "What the first homepage looked like"  BGR 6:58 AM
  • "Understand What Apple is Achieving or Get Left Behind" The Mac Observer 4/17
  • "Nick Cannon tweets his love of Samsung Galaxy S6 camera – from his Apple iPhone" MacDailyNews 4/17
  • "Six surprising things I learned at the Apple Store...and one thing that was not a surprise at all" Ted Landau 4/17
  • "Too Embarrassed to Ask: Early Apple Watch Questions" Re/code 4/17
  • "Apple watch try-ons: Delight and accessibility" iMore 4/17
  • "Why I regret not getting LTE on the iPad Air 2" ZDNet 4/17
  • "New retina MacBook gets terrible iFixit score for repairability: Apple's new 2015 MacBook is thin, light and has a new keyboard. But don't expect to repair it yourself. It may be Apple's worst MacBook ever for repairability. But does that really matter to most users?" CIO 4/17
  • "Magid: Apple Watch's competition has some advantages (mostly price)" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 4/17
  • "Apple Watch: Why Apple shouldn't have released its debut wearable yet" The Inquirer 4/17
  • "Apple has Totally Botched the Apple Watch Launch" Apple Gazette 4/17
  • "Five things you should do now to prepare for the Apple Watch" Apple World Today 4/17
  • "Spent 15 minutes with five Apple Watch bands, left Apple Store and ordered a Garmin Vivoactive" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Why I'm going with the 38mm Apple Watch" iMore 4/17
  • "Just when you thought the failed LA schools iPad program couldn't get any messier, it did ..." 9to5Mac 4/17
  • "4 lessons the iPhone should learn from the Apple Watch" Macworld 4/17
  • "Cloud shopping: Is iCloud Photo Library the best value for your dollar?" Macworld 4/17
  • "The iPhone 6 Plus Home Screen Rotation Problem" TekRevue 4/17
  • "Why Samsung Can't Beat iPhone 6" Mac 360 4/17
  • "Apple's Growing List Of Strange Bedfellows" PixoBebo 4/17
  • "Samsung and Supporters are Still Stuck with the Smartphone Shipment Disease" Patently Apple 4:04 PM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: The Camera That Beats The Apple iPhone 6" Forbes 2:27 PM
  • "Samsung's weapons in the smartphone war: Samsung is hoping the Galaxy S6 and Edge handsets will halt years of faltering mobile sales. Will it be enough, asks Rhiannon Williams" Telegraph 7:51 AM
  • "How The Facebook Bubble Is Driving Online Startups Into The Arms Of Offline Advertising" TechCrunch 4/17
  • "Ben & Jerry's amusingly mocks Apple's 1984 ad/Technically Incorrect: An ad for its new Brrr-ito sees Ben and Jerry's launch a stoned hipster version of Apple's legendary opus." CNET 2:26 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Introducing ShaBOOYAH - America's Number #1 Natural Hair Mobile App" prMac 5:57 PM
  • "OneDrive iOS app update lets users see stored photos on their Apple Watch" iMore 3:51 PM
  • "Pomfort LiveGrade Air - The free iOS App for professional look creation" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "FAQ Email Composer Makes Customer Support easy" prMac 7:00 AM
  • "Green Riding Hood is a cheerful fairy tale coming to the iPad" TechnologyTell 4/17
  • "App Of The Day: ZenDots - Relaxing At The App Store Arcade" Apple'n'Apps 4/17
  • "Coming April 18: Gene Steinberg meets John Martellaro from The Mac Observer, and Kyle Wiens and Andrew Goldberg from iFixit, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 4/17
  • "These incredibly simple Apple Watch apps will control the world around you" Quartz 4/17
  • "Best photo editing apps for iPad" iMore 4/17
  • "Smell-o-phone creator attaches scents to eBooks and songs" Engadget 4/17
  • "Bing for iPhone gets a Private Search mode in latest update" VentureBeat 4/17
  • "Preview new apps for Apple Watch" [Video Report] USA Today 4/17
  • "Thousands of apps for Apple Watch" USA Today 4/17
  • "Chrome On iOS Updates With Today View Widget" RazorianFly 4/17
  • "Office 365 Video facilitates corporate communications, iOS app now available" iMore 4/17
  • "Halo Comes To The iPhone & iPad, But Don't Get Too Excited Yet" Digital Trends 4/17
  • "widget weather updated to support Apple Watch" prMac 4/17
  • "Rantable 2.0 for iOS and Android - Social Sharing App just for Ranting" prMac 4/17
  • "Now you can use DataMan on your Apple Watch. Instantly check your data usage with just a glance of your wrist. " XVision 4/17
Computer Industry
  • "Ex-Microsoft Designer Explains the Move Away from Metro" Thurrott 3:52 PM
  • "Microsoft Pulls Open-Source Unit Back Into the Fold" eWeek 1:34 PM
  • "Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones" InformationWeek 5:39 PM
  • "This is Microsoft's solution for bricked Lumias running Windows 10 build 10051" Neowin 7:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Releases Its First App For Apple Watch" Redmond Pie 3:52 PM
  • "AMD reiterates plans to introduce new Radeon R9 300 GPUs in June" Kit Guru 7:02 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Downgraded To Hold At Ascendiant Capital: Ascendiant Capital lowers AMD stock from Buy to Hold rating while removing price target" Bidness Etc 7:02 AM
  • "AMD Posts Losses Amidst Low PC Sales" Gaming Bolt 7:02 AM
  • "Microsoft Tops 20 Percent of Desktop Search Market for First Time" Maximum PC 4/17
  • "Microsoft Open Technologies To Rejoin Microsoft" Microoft Newss 4/17
  • "How Google Could Win in Cyanogen's Deal With Microsoft" PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Microsoft Joins Plot To Steal Android From Google" Forbes 4/17
  • "Microsoft's week: Project Spartan on phones, Skype for Business, Patch Tuesday fixes" V3 4/17
  • "Microsoft Takes Partnership with Dropbox a Notch Higher" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Yahoo! Renegotiation of Microsoft Agreement Not a Big Deal" TheStreet 4/17
  • "What if Microsoft really did open-source Windows?" InfoWorld 4/17
  • "Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Lead IaaS Market" TechWeekEurope 4/17
  • "Azure Premium Storage released by Microsoft, now generally available" WinBeta 4/17
  • "Amazon and Microsoft take aim at new workloads with souped up cloud offerings" PCWorld 4/17
  • "IBM's Plan to Reinvent Itself Isn't Going to Happen Overnight" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Video - IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Cloud-Based Watson Health" Bloomberg 4/17
  • "IBM and Apple health partnership, AWS boasts and Box's buy: the week in cloud computing" V3 4/17
  • "IBM opens up threat data in new security intel sharing platform" Tech Central 4/17
  • "IBM opens up threat data in new security intel sharing platform" Tech Central 4/17
  • "IBM CEO Ginni Rometty explains why her mom is her hero" Business Insider 4/17
  • "What Surprises Dell Research Has in Its Five-Year Product Plan" eWeek 4/17
  • "Review: Dell Venue 11 Pro Tablet is a laptop in disguise" PCWorld 4/17
  • "Is Intel Stock Worth Considering Right Now?" Seeking Alpha 4/17
  • "At 50, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do" Forbes 4/17
  • "Moore's Law at 50: Defining the Speed of Change" PC Magazine 4/17
  • "Is Intel Stock Worth Considering Right Now?" Seeking Alpha 4/17
  • "Moore's Law turns 50 this week- but is it coming to an end?" Information Age 4/17
  • "Moore's Law: Dead or Alive/The Busters and Boosters determining its future" EE Times 4/17
  • "'Connected Home' Key to Intel's Lantiq Deal" EE Times 4/17
  • "Highlights for Investors: Intel's 1Q15 earnings" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Intel's Client Computing Group Declined in 1Q15" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Opinion: Intel may keep an eye on Altera and other deals" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "AMD Plunges 13%: Model Near Broken, Says Bernstein; Wells, Jefferies Defend" Barron's 4/17
  • "AMD is treading water: will it sink or float?" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Analyst Says AMD Driving Close To Cliff After Weaker Than Expected Q1 Results" TheStreet 4/17
  • "AMD Drops Most Since July After Revenue Outlook Misses Estimates" Bloomberg 4/17
  • "Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices falls as demand for PCs weakens" Associated Press 4/17
  • "AMD throws SeaMicro x86 micro-server business overboard" Computing 4/17
  • "AMD takes a beating in Q1, abandons SeaMicro, dense server business" ExtremeTech 4/17
  • "AMD posts terrible quarterly results, exiting micro server market" Electronista 4/17
  • "AMD Suffers £120 Million Loss, Dumps SeaMicro Server Business" TechWeekEurope 4/17
  • "AMD withdraws from high-density server business" Tech Cental 4/17
  • "AMD loses $75 million as it quits microserver business" PCR 4/17
  • "AMD lost $180 million and GPU market share in Q1" GamesIndustry 4/17
  • "Advanced Micro Devices Stock Lower Today on Weak Earnings Results" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Shares of chipmaker AMD fall as demand for PCs weakens" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Analyst: PC Weakness Too Much For Advanced Micro Devices" Benzinga 4/17
  • "Advanced Micro's Q1 Loss Wider than Expected, Guides Low - Analyst Blog" Zacks 4/17
  • "Zero Day Weekly: Active Microsoft zero-day, Oracle kills Java, D-Link snafu, more DHS cyber-negligence" ZDNet 4/17
  • "Oracle Is Hiring in Asia Pacific Region Amid Tech Sector Layoffs" Market Realist 4/17
  • "Cisco Systems Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc. (CSCO)" Ticker Report 4/17
  • "Smaller Businesses Drive Big Data's Growth: Next-generation point-solution providers lead the pack, but legacy vendors could turn to M&A to catch up in analytics." Morningstar 4/17
  • "Industry Reports: Next-generation point-solution providers lead the pack, but legacy vendors could turn to M&A to catch up in analytics." Morningstar 4/17
  • "IT's cloud security concerns do not correlate to actual failures" InfoWorld 4/17
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: LinX Acquisition Addresses A Hardware Risk" Seeking Alpha 11:21 AM
  • "What's Up With Apple? Pros See Stock Climbing Towards $200" Forbes 4/17
Industry News
  • "Dow drops 280, barely in black for '15" USA Today 4/17
  • "U.S. Stocks Tank on China and Greece Worries; Dow Gives Up Year's Gains" TheStreet 4/17
  • "Market Snapshot: U.S. Stock Rout On Friday Helps Drive Weekly Loss" MarketWatch 4/17
  • "European stock slump, disappointing earnings drive US market lower in broad sell-off" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Global Stock Markets Sell Off: Greece debt worries, weak quarterly earnings in focus" [Paid Membership Required] 4/17
  • "Asia Markets: China shares rise as investors hunt large caps/China shares finished the week on a volatile note, with Shanghai jumping more than 2% for the second day in a row, while Japan hit a two-week low amid concerns about earnings results." MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks mauled by China, Greek worries; DAX logs worst week in 3 years/European stocks dropped sharply Friday, pulling lower along with other global markets, with traders attributing the moves to changes in Chinese trading rules." MarketWatch 4/17
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 4/17
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 4/17

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