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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, July 21, 2008


Apple Q3 Results
  • "Apple Reports Record Third Quarter Results: Mac Sales Reach All-Time High" ["The Company posted revenue of $7.46 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.07 billion, or $1.19 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $5.41 billion and net quarterly profit of $818 million, or $.92 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 34.8 percent, down from 36.9 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 42 percent of the quarter's revenue. Apple shipped 2,496,000 Macintosh® computers during the quarter, representing 41 percent unit growth and 43 percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 11,011,000 iPods during the quarter, representing 12 percent unit growth and seven percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. Quarterly iPhone™ units sold were 717,000 compared to 270,000 in the year-ago-quarter."]  Apple 3:41 PM
  • "Notes of interest for Apple's Q3 2008 financial results call" AppleInsider 4:34 PM
  • "Apple Q3 2008: Macs unstoppable, solid growth down the line" Ars Technica 4:34 PM
  • "Mac, iPod Demand Stays Strong" 4:48 PM
  • "Apple Q3 2008 By the Numbers" eWeek 4:07 PM
  • "Apple Announces $1.07 Billion in Profit for Q3 2008" Mac Rumors 4:06 PM
  • "Apple posts profit of $1.07B, ships nearly 2.5 million Macs" AppleInsider 3:57 PM
  • "Apple outlook below Wall St thought profit beats" Reuters 3:42 PM
  • "Apple reports $1.07 billion on strong Mac, iPhone sales" Macworld 4:02 PM
  • "Apple sells more Macs than in any previous quarter" Macsimum News 4:44 PM
  • "Apple sells over 11 million iPods in June quarter, still considers Apple TV a 'hobby" Macsimum News 4:40 PM
  • "Strong Mac, IPhone Sales Boost Apple's Earnings" 5:30 PM
  • "Mac Sales Boost Apple's Revenue Up 38%: Apple shipped 2.5 million Macs during the quarter, a 41% increase from a year ago." InformationWeek 5:31 PM
  • "Apple: iPhone coming to 20 more countries Aug. 22" Macworld 6:00 PM
  • "Apple 'New Product Transition' Shadows Stellar Quarter" ExtremeTech 6:56 PM
  • "Macs, iPods Carry Apple to Record-Setting Revenues" Wired 7:02 PM
  • "Apple shares beaten late on concerns over CEO's health, guidance" AppleInsider 7:28 PM
Apple News
  • "Apple-A-Day Talk: Investors Await Earnings & Jobs' Health Report: Industry concerns about Steve Jobs' health have not gone away more than a month after the Apple CEO appeared dramatically thinner at the firm's annual developers' conference, fighting what insiders at the time were calling a 'bug.' ... Part of the reason for the concern over Jobs' health - aside from genuine sympathy - is that Apple has no succession plan in place. A good deal of Apple's worth is tied to its leader."  New York Post 8:20 AM
  • "Investors eye health of Apple's Steve Jobs: report" Reuters 8:40 AM
  • "Apple May Say IPod, Mac Boosted Profit; IPhone Sales Deferred" ["Apple may report third-quarter sales of $7.36 billion after the market closes today, a 36 percent jump from a year earlier, according to a Bloomberg survey of 25 analysts. Profit probably climbed 19 percent to $972.1 million, or $1.08 a share, in the period ended June 28, the survey showed."]  Bloomberg 7:48 AM
  • "What iPhone? Apple earnings (still) about the Mac" CNET 8:55 AM
  • "Mac division could steal iPhone's thunder: Computer unit expected to take spotlight when Apple discloses third-quarter financial results" The Globe and Mail 3:08 PM
  • "Apple Investors Nervous as Earnings Call Approaches" Seeking Alpha 11:20 AM
  • "Apple on Tap: Mac Sales Look Good, But Jobs' Health Still an Issue" TechTicker 10:55 AM
MobileMe Reports
  • "MobileMe offers another free bite of the Apple" ["Some teething problems are to be expected - applications like MobileMe are easy to make, but they are hard to do well. And users of MobileMe do seem remarkably sanguine - punters who would bay for blood if their mobile phone operator overcharged them a quid are happily taking Apple's word that this will all be sorted out soon and their money will be returned."]  Reg Hardware 8:34 AM
  • "In Latest Glitch, Apple Still Struggling With Email Service" Dow Jones 11:00 AM
  • "Apple Still Struggles With Email Service" 11:36 AM
  • "Apple says sorry again and gives away another free month of MobileMe" TG Daily 3:39 PM
  • "More problems reported with Apple's MobileMe Mail" CNET 3:43 PM
  • "Apple Ignoring Support Requests for MobileMe?" The Apple Blog 1:51 PM
  • "MobileMe customers lament the loss of three days' worth of email service and poor communication on Apple's part about problems and resolution times, as well as email alias experiences and the use of Firefox 2 for Panther compatibility." MacInTouch 1:15 PM
  • "Poll: have you/will you subscribe to MobileMe?" Macsimum News 1:47 PM
  • "Gamers Are Big Sellers On iPhone App Store: Led by Sega's 'Super Monkey Ball,' seven of the top 10 paid applications from Apple's App Store are video games." InformationWeek 6:57 PM
  • "Is Aurora Feint the iPhone's first Spyware?" Macenstein 4:35 PM
  • "Apple shapes future of massive parallelization with OpenCL"  Architosh 8:22 AM
  • "Hackers Post Software to Jailbreak Apple's iPhone 3G" NewsFactor 7:13 PM
  • "The iPhone finally pwned, but still locked" TG Daily 10:57 AM
  • "Pwnage: iPhone v2.0 Unlock and Jailbreak Tool Available Now" PhoneDog 1:10 PM
  • "iPhone 3G hacked for WiFi tethering to your laptop" iPhone Buzz 4:33 PM
  • "Briefly: Snow Leopard Finder icons support QuickLook" AppleInsider 12:14 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro 6: 1080p24 workflow for Canon HV20 camcorder" Apple Support 9:26 PM
  • "Mac OS: How to release and renew a DHCP lease" Apple Support 9:08 PM
  • "iCal, Mac OS X 10.5: Empty 'Home' and 'Work' calendars may appear after installing Leopard" Apple Support 7:13 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.5, Boot Camp: Windows XP displays 'Disk Error' message during initial setup" Apple Support 7:14 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.3, 10.4 Mail: Overstuffed mailbox is unexpectedly empty" Apple Support 7:14 PM
  • "Fix iWeb photo pages in Firefox 3" Macworld 1:48 PM
  • "Safari 3 - cookie deletion, problems with 3.1.2 version" MacInTouch 1:14 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.5.4: 'Video conferencing does not work on this Mac'" MacFixIt 1:50 PM
  • "Desktop drive icons moved after restart" MacFixIt 3:27 PM
  • "Searching doesn't work for external drives" MacFixIt 1:50 PM
  • "First look at the Live Mesh client on Mac OS X" jkOnTheRun 10:24 AM
  • "New iPhone music to users' ears" Billboard 11:34 AM
  • "Bellying Up to the iPhone App Bar" USA Today 7:48 AM
  • "Free VirtualBox for Mac Now a Virtual Contender" Low End Mac 11:46 AM
  • "Review: Internet Cleanup 5.0/Internet utility suite produces mixed results" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "Review: Pub2ID makes converting Publisher to InDesign files easy" Macsimum News 9:42 AM
  • "InPreflight, Zevrix InDesign plug-in for preflighting review" IT.Enquirer 11:03 AM
  • "Final Cut Express 4 - iMovie HD's heir apparent" Mac OS X Hints 9:47 AM
  • "Thayer Birding's Software Guide To Birds Of North America" Mac|Life 8:39 AM
  • "iPO Quick Tip - iTunes: Deleting iPhone Apps" iPodObserver 7:51 AM
  • "Make a Pandora (or any web page) into a program" Mac OS X Hints 11:01 AM
  • "Create a permanent sidebar entry for networked folders" Mac OS X Hints 11:01 AM
  • "Apple Store web site: Poor performance culprit is JavaScript" Betalogue 3:27 PM
  • "Hey Apple, what's with all the delays?" Macenstein 9:49 AM
  • "The Apple of My i" ["Now, it is almost two weeks later, and the shine has worn off. The iPhone is great, and most things work well and are well designed. (We can quibble here and there about things such as the inability to use voice-dialling or not being able to record video, but those things are not all that important to me.) However, the one thing I need most from my iPhone, namely its calendar, turns out to be the worst-designed application on the entire phone."]  ZeroC Blogs - Michi Henning 8:53 AM
  • "New iPhone Unlock Tool Out, Fixes Bugs" Gizmodo 8:51 AM
  • "Add iPhone 2.0 to a Jailbroken First-Gen iPhone" Lifehacker 8:45 AM
  • "iCrash: Buggy apps tarnish iPhone 2.0 appeal" ZDNet Blogs 8:50 AM
  • "A Place for the Novice iPhone Developer" Inside iPhone 7:46 AM
  • "Fake iPhone Apps–Yes, Already" iPhone Buzz 8:38 AM
Press Releases
  • "ClickInstall 1.0 for Mac OS X: Create Professional Double-Click Installers for Mac Applications" Excel Software 3:20 PM
  • "Celmaro Releases Webbla 1.0 for Mac OS X Leopard" prMac 11:46 AM
  • "Free version of RiffWorks guitar recording software released" Macworld 8:52 AM
  • "Tidbits: Mac CAD/3D News: NVISION, Siggraph 2008, Luxology and DAZ News" Architosh 8:21 AM
  • "Effigent Inc. announced that its flagship product, PowerEasy Suite, has had a successful beta program, and is now generally available. PowerEasy takes advantage of the new features of Mac OS X Leopard, as well as integration with the iPhone." Effigent 7:42 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The secret coach: A guru to Apple and Google, Bill Campbell is the most confidential advisor in Silicon Valley. How a former college football coach is shaping the character of an industry." Fortune 4:30 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 3G availability rebounds: About a quarter of Apple's stores now say they have phones in stock" Computerworld 1:50 PM
  • "Analysts Puzzle Over iPhone 3G Shortage Mystery" MacNewsWorld 3:28 PM
  • "Apple Shops Almost Out of IPhones 10 Days After Debut"  Bloomberg 8:57 AM
  • "iPhone 3G Shortages to Last for Weeks: Part II" HardMac 8:44 AM
  • "Motorola sues ex-mobile exec over Apple iPhone job" BetaNews 1:50 PM
  • "Microsoft: Forget iPhone; we're still No. 2 in business"  Computerworld 8:58 AM
  • "Virginia Tech Deploys the First 40Gb/s InfiniBand Large-Scale Compute Systems Based on Mellanox Interconnect" Business Wire 12:24 PM
  • "Virginia Tech installs 29-teraflop Mac cluster" MacNN 10:23 AM
  • "AT&T again offers, then rescinds free Wi-Fi with iPhone" BetaNews 3:27 PM
  • "Apple opens first store in China: Over 400 Apple enthusiasts lined up Saturday morning -- some queueing since Friday night -- to be among the first customers at the opening of China's first Apple Store in Beijing." IDG News Service 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Opens Retail Store in Bejing" Cult of Mac 10:20 AM
  • "Bidding for iPhone 3G tops $1,000 on eBay" Macworld 3:45 PM
  • "John McCain: Confirmed Mac user, Barack Obama: Confirmed Mac user (and BlackBerry sufferer)" MacDailyNews 3:18 PM
  • "McCain's Peers Click With The Internet: More Senior Citizens Are Using The Web To Keep In Touch With Family And Access Information" Associated Press 3:20 PM
  • "Japanese iPhone 3G Adds Pervert Protection" PC Magazine 7:12 PM
  • "Pervert Alert: Japanese IPhone Shutter Sound Cannot Be Switched Off" Wired Blogs 11:10 AM
  • "Apple I Basic audio - geekiest iPhone Ringtone ever?" Apple Gazette 11:36 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Cold boot encryption-bypassing source code published" CNET 4:53 PM
  • "Gunning for online players, Nexon launches novel shooter game" Los Angeles Times 2:31 PM
  • "Lexmark Announces New Inkjet All-in-Ones" PC Magazine 1:47 PM
  • "Startup Tries to Improve the Web Browser: A California startup company is trying to improve on the Web browser with a free add-on tool that lets you access services from Web sites without having to actually visit them." IDG News Service 1:38 PM
  • "CherryPal Announces New 'Cloud Computer': A cloud-based, low-cost computer from CherryPal could establish a new category, for PCs without an operating system and usable only on the Internet. The paperback-sized device uses a maximum of two watts and is priced at $249 without a monitor or keyboard. CherryPal includes open-source software and 50GB of online storage." CIO Today 2:19 PM
  • "A New Competitor to LCD: A novel pixel design promises to be faster and brighter." Technology Review 11:46 AM
  • "Twitter took off from simple to 'tweet' success" USA Today 11:40 AM
  • "Pump Cools Chips with Liquid Metal" Wired Blogs 11:10 AM
  • "Home servers may render CD racks obsolete" Billboard 10:24 AM
  • "Big Facebook redesign to give users more control" Reuters 10:24 AM
  • "Yahoo puts Icahn on board, settling spat: Internet giant to expand board to 11 members, will give seat to Icahn and 2 others." CNNMoney 9:39 AM
  • "Apple Gazette Daily 310 - iPhone's sold out, and much more!" Apple Gazette 4:01 PM
  • "Apple plans mystery 'product transition' before September's end" AppleInsider 5:44 PM
  • "Printing from your iPhone may be possible soon" iPhone Buzz 8:38 AM
  • "New MacBook Models for the Back-to-School Buying Season?" Low End Mac 11:09 AM
  • "Both of your computers think they 'own' your iPod" Apple Support 9:25 PM
  • "Bluetooth audio echo afflicts iPhone 3G" iPhone Atlas 3:44 PM
  • "MacBook Pro NVIDIA Chips Affected Too by Failures?" Mac Rumors 11:10 AM
  • "iPod Touch - problems with 2.0 firmware" MacInTouch 1:14 PM
  • "Microsoft Outlook 2003/2007 may not display contacts and calendars without refreshing after syncing with MobileMe, iPhone, or iPod touch" Apple Support 7:50 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Boinx iStopMotion: Buy at a 41% discount. Promo runs today only." MacUpdate Promo 7:44 AM
  • "13'' MacBook Air Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "iMac Prices & Current Bundles" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "Clearance MacBook, PowerBook, & iBook Prices" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "The refurbished iMac 24-inch 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo SuperDrive for $1199 was restocked in The US Apple Store, 64 items were unchanged, and four were sold out." While Supplies Last 7:44 AM

  • "Diamond Multimedia ATI TV Wonder HD 650 Combo USB For Mac" Mac|Life 8:39 AM
  • "TwinMOS Boom China Review: iPod dock with subwoofer, a poem, and space for flowers..." Macworld UK 8:41 AM
  • "Thecus N3200: Pitched at both home users and small businesses, the N3200 offers the best combination of price and performance. Its three-drive set-up may look odd (most RAID systems are based around even numbers of drives), but for a RAID 5 or RAID 0 array any number of drives over two works fine." Digital Arts 8:51 AM
  • "Review: Griffin Elan Form hard leather case for iPhone 3G" iPhonic 8:35 AM
  • "Review: iEnvision for iPhone/Your online guide to gorgeous photos" Macworld 3:29 PM
  • "iPhone Gems: The Best of All 7 Mahjong Games" iLounge 9:21 AM
  • "Review: Texas Hold'em for iPhone" Macworld 7:48 AM
  • "One thousand iPhone tips and tricks in your hands (Revisited)" Desinformado 6:58 PM
  • " Battery in ProTools: Getting your host DAW to recognize and accept extra audio channels" Creative Mac 11:46 AM
  • "Undocumented iPhone OS 2.0 features and tips" iPhone Atlas 3:44 PM
  • "Update location information on original iPhone" Mac OS X Hints 10:59 AM
  • "Attack of the Clones" MacUser 9:08 PM
  • "What is Apple's secret 'future product transition' that execs cannot discuss?" MacDailyNews 5:41 PM
  • "Live notes from Apple's Q308 Conference Call" MacDailyNews 5:34 PM
  • "Apple Earnings: $1 Bill Profit, Record Mac Sales" Cult of Mac 5:31 PM
  • "Will the Clone Wars Ever Stop?" Mac|Life 4:34 PM
  • "The Battle over Your TV: Everyone from Microsoft and Sony to cable and telecom companies are out to secure a big slice of the digital video download space. But Amazon, Netflix, or Apple will likely reign" BusinessWeek 4:06 PM
  • "Dear Apple, Jesus would be mortified!" TG Daily 3:40 PM
  • "Where Will Apple Rank?" eWeek 3:30 PM
  • "Is iPhone The New Gaming Platform?"  GigaOM 3:27 PM
  • "Now what am I going to do? 3G or not?" 12:50 PM
  • "An eye on Apple: The Apple Mac is often the forgotten relation in the business world. Yet companies should not simply disregard Apple training, argues Gary Flood." BCS 11:12 AM
  • "Should AT&T Be Advertising The iPhone's 3G Speed Where There Is No 3G Network?"  Consumerist 9:22 AM
  • "TruePower Battery: 60 cycles Later" HardMac 8:44 AM
  • "Nokia vs Apple in The Internet Mobile Device Market"  ReadWriteWeb 8:41 AM
  • "Mickey Mouse iPhone story..." 9 to 5 Mac 8:41 AM
  • "Apple Finally Sues Psystar, Macs #3 PC Brand in US, First 1.5 GB Hard Drives, and More" Low End Mac 8:33 AM
  • "The Power of Balance" ["Speaking of Apple, a constant battle exits there between design and engineering. With lines around the block to buy what is basically a US$2,400 phone (more than most notebooks if you factor in the required services), you'd have to agree that the result is creating some very popular -- and profitable -- products."] TechNewsWorld 8:32 AM
  • "Sanity check: The five reasons I wouldn't use an iPhone are down to one"  TechRepublic 7:51 AM
  • "Why the iPhone is the best and worst e-book reader ever" Salon 3:29 PM
  • "Stanza: The iPhone Becomes a Great E-book Reader." The Small Wave 7:37 AM
Steve Jobs' Health
  • "Apple Earnings Call — Steve Jobs' Health is Private, No Plans to Leave Apple" Cult of Mac 5:31 PM
  • "Is Apple's board lax in reporting on Jobs's health?" BloggingStocks 11:35 AM
  • "Jobs' health to blame for recent Apple issues?" CNET 9:49 AM
  • "NY Post raises pre-financials Steve Jobs health scare" 9 to 5 Mac 9:47 AM
  • "The New York Post dredges up 'concern' over Steve Jobs' health on day of earnings report"  MacDailyNews 9:16 AM
  • "We Want A Dead Simple Web Tablet For $200. Help Us Build It." TechCrunch 7:31 PM
  • "Buy a PC without the fun add-ons" MacUser 7:30 PM
  • "Will you be ditching your antivirus app anytime soon?" CNET 4:53 PM
  • "Yahoo prediction: Jerry's a goner" Fortune 4:43 PM
  • "Why replace that gadget? An upgrade may be better" Boston Globe 4:09 PM
  • "Who's The Boss? If you're in charge of IT, who's in charge of you?" InformationWeek 3:02 PM
  • "Cloud versus cloud: A guided tour of Amazon, Google, AppNexus, and GoGrid/Cloud computing offerings differ in depth, breadth, style, and fine print; beneath the heady metaphor lurk familiar pitfalls, complex pricing, and many questions" InfoWorld 2:45 PM
  • "Five storage strategies that will save you money: Forrester report provides a road map for smart storage purchasing strategies and maximizing the resources you already have" Network World 2:44 PM
  • "Is Open Source Development Insecure? A leading application security firm issues research report alleging that open source software developers are missing the security boat." 2:36 PM
  • "Sending E-Mail in a Spam-Hysterical World: The classic spam stream of porn and Nigerian scams has evolved into a torrent of nonsensical missives laced with malware. Here's why this spells trouble for your outgoing messages." PC Magazine 1:45 PM
  • "Ultimate Gaming Machines: These sizzling desktops and laptops are sure to help you outfrag your opponents." PC Magazine 1:44 PM
  • "Uh, about that paperless society ... The very technologies that were supposed to replace paper — things like e-mail, electronic data storage and the Web — have led to more paper usage than ever before." San Jose Mercury News 11:54 AM
  • "Gartner advises caution on WiMax: Still a 'niche' technology, says analyst" 11:37 AM
  • "Amazon's S3 outage: Is the cloud too complicated?" ZDNet 11:02 AM
  • "The computer mouse set to die out in the next five years? Don't bet on it!" ZDNet 11:02 AM
  • "RIM Getting Beat Up Unfairly, Enough Room For BlackBerry And iPhone, Says RBC" Silicon Alley Insider 1:29 PM
  • "GoDaddy not keeping up with email technology" Macsimum News 9:42 AM
  • "Sony's amazing crapware-free PC" ZDNet Blogs 9:22 AM
  • "The Ideal, Non-Proprietary Cloud" Slashdot 9:23 AM
  • "Should We Blame Microsoft For Bad Consumer Electronics Interfaces?" The Tech Night Owl 7:36 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Blu-ray and Soundtrack Pro at lafcpug, Wednesday, July, 23, 2008" LAFCPUG 5:32 PM
  • "AirMe One of Most Popular Photo Apps for iPhone: Free Photo Sharing Service Now Being Used in 34 Countries" Business Wire 4:14 PM
  • "MOTU introduces portable FireWire audio interface" Macworld 1:48 PM
  • "Xantech iPod Video Dock Featuring 480p Component Output" iPod Hacks 1:17 PM
  • "Radio NRI Stations Are Now Available on Apple iPhone 3G: Listeners Can Download Free AOL Radio Player to Enjoy Indian Radio on the Go" Business Wire 12:26 PM
  • "3D Puzzler 'CubicMan Deluxe' from TeemSoft arrives for the iPhonel" Touch Arcade 12:13 PM
  • "PanfobiA: The 'First' iPhone Designed RPG is announced" Touch Arcade 12:13 PM
  • "iStyles intros Skins for iPhone 3G" iLounge 11:10 AM
  • "USB lock prevents data loss and improves computer network security" MacTech Magazine 3:28 PM
  • "'Welcome to Macintosh' doc to screen at two film festivals" MacTech Magazine 10:46 AM
  • "iPhone 3G Armband & Sport Case" USBfever 9:43 AM
  • "iPhone 3G Crystal case (Flowers in Purple)" USBfever 9:43 AM
  • "iPhone 3G Back Cover" USBfever 9:43 AM
  • "iPod / iPhone USB - Dock Sync and Charging Cable (White)" USBfever 9:43 AM
  • "You Control 1.7 Adds Improved Leopard iCal Support, Other Enhancements" prMac 9:16 AM
  • "Chromatic Bytes releases Orfeo Tuner and Metronome for the iPhone" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Faber Acoustical brings SignalScope and SignalSuite to iPhone" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Deep Prose Releases Uranus 1.0 - Astronomy App for iPhone/iPod Touch" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for July 21: Jeff Nguyen of Data Robotics, Imagine Division Software, Lots of Final Cut Pro Meetings, Picnics, and 'Little Macintosh Apps" The MUG Center 7:44 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microhoo' saga isn't over yet: Even though Yahoo has settled with activist shareholder Carl Icahn, Microsoft is still circling. And Jerry Yang's job may not be safe." CNNMoney 10:01 AM
  • "Microsoft deal seen uncertain following Yahoo truce: Software giant still faces question of what to do with slumping online unit" MarketWatch 4:45 PM
  • "Microsoft may come out winner in Yahoo and Icahn settlement" CNET 4:53 PM
  • "Yahoo and Icahn settle, Microsoft deal seen adrift" Reuters 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft: Forget iPhone; we're still No. 2 in business: The big(ger) dog gets growly" Computerworld 3:53 PM
  • "New studies highlight the potential downsides of SharePoint" ZDNet 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft warns of impending Windows Search auto update: Most Vista SP1 users will get it automatically, XP users won't" Computerworld 3:53 PM
  • "Microsoft Releases Windows Home Server Update" PC Magazine 1:43 PM
  • "Netflix, Xbox home movie deal no vision of tech simplicity: Viewers must add choice at firm's site to use consoles" Hearst Newspapers 12:13 PM
  • "IBM selling $80 mln of Lenovo shares: term sheet" Reuters 9:52 AM
  • "Dell hits all the wrong keys ? again" The Register 11:43 AM
  • "Intel cuts chip prices up to 31 percent" CNET 10:16 AM
  • "Intel Cuts Xeon, Core Duo Chip Prices" eWeek 3:29 PM
  • "Intel fine tunes processor pricing, increases pressure on AMD" TG Daily 6:57 PM
  • "Dispelled Intel Rumor May Disappoint Gamers: Intel announced prices for some of its latest, most powerful chips that might disappoint digital gaming enthusiasts because they're more expensive than reports had speculated." IDG News Service 1:37 PM
  • "Intel Atom for Netbooks Costs 52% More Than Desktop Version" IDG News Service 1:38 PM
  • "Intel UMPC chip enters service as server CPU" The Register 11:44 AM
  • "AMD on road to recovery, says research firm" ZDNet Asia 10:55 AM
  • "An AMD Options Play to Reduce Risk While Increasing Profits" Seeking Alpha 9:50 AM
  • "Oracle Counters SQL-Injection Holes With Update: There were an additional seven patches for PeopleSoft and J. D. Edwards applications, seven for the recently acquired BEA product suite and six for Oracle E-Business Suite." InformationWeek 5:05 PM
  • "Much-maligned feature being added to IPv6: Standards body weighs network address translators for next-gen Internet" Network World 2:28 PM
  • "Cybersecurity Will Take A Big Bite of the Budget" Washington Post 10:53 AM
  • "Vendors to IT: No economic stimulus package for you/As the economic news gets bleaker, IT execs aren't getting many price breaks from vendors. In some cases, prices are actually going up." Computerworld 3:52 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Mac, iPod Demand Stays Strong But Summer Forecast Weakens" 7:01 PM
  • "Apple Violates 200-Day Moving Average Ahead of Earnings" 24/7 Wall St. 11:47 AM
  • "Apple earnings, outlook on tap after market close: Apple Inc. is set to deliver its third-quarter results after the market closes Monday, and analysts see Macintosh sales as a key measure of the company's success heading into the back-to-school shopping season." MarketWatch 11:36 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks retreat slightly: Wall Street wobbles as investors watch oil bounce, fret about developments in tech and drugs." CNNMoney 4:31 PM
  • "Markets Fizzle Amid Dim Outlook" 4:35 PM
  • "Telecom Stocks: Ericsson, Ciena, Embarq top telecoms" MarketWatch 4:36 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong, Taipei jump on boost from financials/Asian markets Monday jumped on the back of a leap in the region's financials as Citigroup's better-than-expected quarterly results eased worries about the health of the U.S. banking sector." MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Banks lead Europe stocks higher on rival's report/Europe stocks advanced on Monday, led by banks after another profit beat in the U.S. helped sentiment in the hard-hit sector." MarketWatch 9:47 AM

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