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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple Has Secret Team Working on Satellites to Beam Data to Devices: The iPhone maker is ramping up hiring, hoping for the initiative to produce results within five years."  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:58 AM
  • "Apple reportedly working on satellite technology for direct wireless iPhone data transmission" TechCrunch 7:16 AM
  • "Apple's Secret Plan: Beaming Content Directly to Your Device/The iPhone maker has a secret team working on satellites and related wireless technology to find ways to connect its products and services directly to its devices, a report says." TheStreet 7:26 AM
  • "Report: Apple is developing satellites so the iPhone can skip wireless carriers/The company hopes to deploy something within five years, according to Bloomberg." Ars Technica 3:02 PM
  • "AirPods were a $6 billion business for Apple this year and will be even bigger next year, top analyst says"  CNBC 10:42 AM
  • "AirPods could be a $15 billion business in 2020" Cult of Mac 10:42 AM
  • "Apple's most significant moves of 2019"  Macworld 7:20 AM
  • "Reported: Apple's Iowa data center faces delay/Apparently, Apple has requested an extension to its planning permit" Data Center Dynamics 10:45 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple open-sources HomeKit tools to speed up smart home push" The Verge 7:20 AM
  • "Apple Open Sources Some of HomeKit" Thurrott 9:34 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Create a Magic Fireball Video Using the Software On Your Mac" MacMost 2:54 PM
  • "10 macOS Catalina features you (probably) didn't know" Computerworld 7:47 AM
  • "5+ ways to increase the working Desktop area on your Mac" Apple Must 9:30 AM
Press Releases
  • "Aperture and Lightroom photo libraries migration with Avalanche" prMac 10:29 AM
  • "Email usernames and passwords can be extracted from locked iPhones on iOS 13.3" 9to5Mac 9:23 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple In Talks With James Bond Franchise, Pac-12 Conference To Boost New TV Service: WSJ" Benzinga 7:26 AM
  • "Developer Blix claims new evidence of App Store 'monopoly' in court filing: Developer Blix, maker of apps Followapp and BlueMail, on Friday filed an amended complaint against Apple claiming it has fresh evidence that the tech giant favors its own apps over similar offerings from third-parties in the App Store." AppleInsider 9:20 PM
  • "Apple Publishes New Apple Platform Security Guide" MacRumors 7:18 AM
  • "Apple Confirms iPhone Hacking Reward Of $1.5 Million" Forbes 7:06 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Off Public Bug Bounty Program: Apple this week kicked off its public bug bounty program, just over four months after announcing it officially at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas." SecurityWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Apple Officially Launches Public Bug Bounty Program Covering All Apple Software" MacRumors 7:19 AM
  • "Apple launches $1million prize program for hackers to learn more about 'zero click attacks' | Daily Mail Online" Daily Mail (UK) 9:21 PM
  • "Hacker who blackmailed Apple in 2017 gets no prison time" ZDNet 8:27 PM
  • "The 10 best Mac games of 2019: Apple Arcade stole the spotlight this year, but 2019 also gave us some great games that weren't part of Apple's subscription service." Macworld 7:20 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Motorola Slightly Delays the Razr: Motorola says it's 'adjusting' the launch date for its $1,499.99 foldable Razr smartphone, which appears to mean it's coming out a little later than initially planned." PC Magazine 9:12 PM
  • "U.S. Justice Department and FCC fight state effort to block merger of Sprint, T-Mobile" Reuters 9:40 AM
  • "Wawa says data breach affected thousands over 10 months" Associated Press 7:11 AM
  • "Report: Facebook Is Developing an Operating System" PC Magazine 6:57 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "MacVoices #19256: MacVoices Gift Guide #8" MacVoice 2:53 PM
  • "It's the hottest gifts, tech, and stuff of 2019, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 9:26 AM
  • "Apple takes 66% of smartphone profits, HomeKit, Mac Pro, Apple AR & more on the AppleInsider Podcast" AppleInsider 9:24 AM
  • "Our Favorite Gadgets From 2019, Plus Our 2020 Predictions" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:15 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "5G iPhones reportedly to feature sensor-shift stabilization technology, say sources" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:26 AM
  • "2020 iPhone rumored to feature sensor-shift image stabilization camera system"  9to5Mac 7:20 AM
  • "Apple's 5G 'iPhone 12" may use sensor-shifting technology to stabilize images" AppleInsider 7:21 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "16" & 15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:27 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:27 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:27 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: Promise Pegasus R4i MPX RAID storage for Mac Pro" 9to5Mac 7:28 PM
  • "Hands on: Apple Pro Display XDR/We finally have our hands on Apple's new Pro Display XDR, the company's first branded monitor since the cancellation of Thunderbolt Display in 2016. Follow along as we run through the pro-level display's design and features." AppleInsider 5:15 PM
  • "Shootout: 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core versus 2010 Mac Pro 12-Core" Bare Feats 2:52 PM
  • "1More wired in-ear headphone reviews: Do more drivers equal better performance?" TechHive 7:14 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Mirror iPhone or iPad Screen to Apple TV with AirPlay" OS X Daily 10:41 AM
Tips
  • "'Why are my iPhone messages green?': What green-colored messages mean, and how to turn on iMessage" Business Insider 9:24 AM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Mac Pro: Here are all the external display configurations possible" 9to5Mac 7:28 PM
  • "Comment: Sensor stabilization in iPhones would have at least two benefits" 9to5Mac 9:28 AM
  • "Comment: Apple's satellite project is not sci-fi, but don't get too excited" 9to5Mac 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Issues New Blow To Google With This Bold Security Move" Forbes 7:06 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Google Pixel 4 XL review, one month later: A love-hate relationship" Android Central 9:36 AM
  • "Can Twitter Ever Be Decentralized? Jack Dorsey's plan is long on ambition and short on detail." Slate 7:12 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Notes, Photos, and Reminders Now Appear on Mobile iCloud.com" The Mac Observer 10:18 AM
  • "The best games on Apple Arcade: In its first few months, the service has already built up a strong library." Engadget 9:40 AM
  • "'Company of Heroes' for iPad Has Been Delayed from This Year with the Game Looking 'Great' So Far According to Feral Interactive" Touch Arcade 9:35 AM
  • "Lego Builder's Journey now available exclusively on Apple Arcade" CNET 9:12 AM
  • "Lego waxes poetic with new Apple Arcade puzzler" Cult of Mac 9:25 PM
  • "Peach Case for Apple AirPods is a cute little stocking stuffer" Apple World Today 7:48 AM
  • "OWC's Dock Ejector app is a useful tool for the 16-inch MacBook Pro" Apple World Today 7:48 AM
  • "OWC's Accelsior PCIe SSD adds up to 8TB of 6000MB/s storage to Mac Pro" iMore 7:32 AM
  • "'Hearthstone' Patch 16.0.5 Brings Various Nerfs and Also Big Changes to Battlegrounds with a New Festive Bundle Available That Includes a New Druid Hero" Touch Arcade 7:30 AM
  • "Mario Kart Tour's anticipated multiplayer beta goes live" Cult of Mac 7:19 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft dissolves links between features and Windows 10 releases" Computerworld 7:14 AM
  • "Microsoft keeps building in N Carolina with 500 more jobs" Associated Press 10:21 AM
  • "Microsoft could soon acquire a Polish games studio, according to industry enthusiast" KitGuru 10:21 AM
  • "Microsoft 'ScaleUp' Nurtures 18 Startups In 12 Months" IANS 10:23 AM
  • "IBM's efficient new battery for gadgets doesn't require mining for heavy metals" The Next Web 7:27 AM
  • "IBM to Google: Istio, Knative, TensorFlow should be under 'open governance'" The Register 7:14 AM
  • "IBM Cloud, Watson & AI Solutions Gain Traction in Europe" Zacks 9:35 AM
  • "Intel Optane: The missing link to a good virtual PC or gaming solution" Computerworld 7:15 AM
  • "Intel Hires Ex-AMD Silicon Design Exec To Lead Discrete GPU Efforts" CRN 8:09 AM
  • "Intel Hires Ex-AMD Executive to Lead Discrete GPU SoC Design" Tom's Hardware 8:14 AM
  • "Ex-AMD Chip Exec Heads To Intel To Help Spearhead Discrete GPU Development" HotHardware 5:06 PM
  • "Intel Optane: The missing link to a good virtual PC or gaming solution" Computerworld 10:15 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 8-Core Renoir Zen 2 APU Leaks With 4.2GHz Boost Clock" HotHardware 5:05 PM
  • "Fake HP, Dell Batteries on eBay End in Chinese National's Arrest" Bloomberg Law 8:05 AM
  • "Dell appoints new UK sales lead: Claire Vyvyan will also step into a European role" CRN 8:08 AM
  • "Cisco looks to make hay as data bill may bring in deals from government, banks: The $52 billion tech leader has been focusing on software-led revenue growth and subscription-based deals across global markets. After the RBI mandated last year that data of all payment banks should to be stored in servers locally." The Economic Times 8:01 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Best Stocks of the Year: Apple Is Number 1/The tech giant's shares experienced quite the turnaround in 2019." TheStreet 7:26 AM
  • "Piper Jaffray ups AAPL price target to $305, sees 'perfect storm' for 'iPhone 5G'" AppleInsider 7:20 AM
Industry News
  • "S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq close at record highs, notch fourth straight week of gains: S&P 500 up for 7 out of last 8 trading days" MarketWatch 7:33 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close at Record Highs Again as Wall Street Buoyed by Trade Optimism: © 2019 TheStreet, Inc. All rights reserved. Action Alerts PLUS is a registered trademark of TheStreet, Inc." TheStreet 7:34 PM
  • "Stocks rally to new record ahead of holiday week" FOXBusiness 7:35 PM
  • "Stocks Climb Again to Highs: Major U.S. indexes bolstered by signs of economic strength and easing trade tensions" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:36 PM

 
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