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  • "Apple is in talks to launch its own virtual network service in the US and Europe"  Business Insider 10:34 AM
  • "Apple just lost its Chinese smartphone crown: But another company should be even more worried."  Fortune 8:46 AM
  • "Apple pushed down to 3rd in China smartphones for Q2" AFP 7:57 AM
  • "Canalys: Xiaomi and Huawei push Apple down into 3rd place in China, but still applying pressure" 9to5Mac 10:25 AM
  • "A revamped Apple TV could have huge smart home implications"  Business Insider 8:49 AM
  • "What to do if iCloud Music Library kills iTunes music" Computerworld 7:39 AM
  • "Mac 911: Safari consistently quits in Yosemite" Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "Hands-on with Maps in El Capitan: Public transportation gets front and center" Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "Move to Apple Music 1.1.6 review: Transfer your Spotify and Rdio playlists to Apple Music" Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "15 Mac-Hardening Security Tips to Protect Your Privacy" Intego 9:25 AM
  • "Control Final Cut Pro X with the modular Palette system" 10:26 AM
  • "Hands On: Vox 2.5.1 (OS X, iOS)" MacNN 9:16 AM
  • "How Many Ways Can You Sync Files In One Direction On A Mac?" BohemianBoomer 7:46 AM
  • "Cheap: A New Stats Widget That Monitors Your Mac's System 24/7" NoodleMac 7:47 AM
  • "No Borders: Set Your Photos And Videos Free On The Mac's Screen" TeraTalks 7:47 AM
Press Releases
  • "Autodesk Launches Stingray Game Engine at GDC Europe 2015" Business Wire 8:47 AM
  • "Cocktail 8.5.1 (Yosemite Edition) has been released." Maintain 7:44 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple is preparing to launch a voicemail service that will use Siri to transcribe your messages"  Business Insider 7:55 AM
  • "Apple could kill voicemail for good" Fortune 7:56 AM
  • "Apple reportedly wants to turn Siri into your receptionist" Engadget 7:57 AM
  • "Apple's enhanced Siri will answer phone calls, transcribe voicemails in 2016 - report" AppleInsider 9:23 AM
  • "Apple may enlist Siri to answer your phone calls" CNET 10:26 AM
  • "Apple's week: Apple Pay at HSBC, iPads losing ground, Apple Watch security concerns" V3 10:34 AM
  • "Fake Apple iOS crash reports prove tricky to remove" IDG News Service 7:39 AM
  • "Parrot ditches plans for consumer-centric Apple CarPlay head unit, now targeting car manufacturers" iMore 7:55 AM
  • "Apple opens Japanese YouTube site, uploads a bunch of new Japanese videos" 9to5Mac 10:25 AM
  • "Dr Dre's first album in 16 years will be an Apple Music exclusive" Cult of Mac 8:00 AM
  • "Solve wifi interference problems without ripping out the walls and we answer more listener questions!" The MT Show 7:43 AM
  • "Apple Expected to Launch New iMacs With Improved Processors and Display Quality This Quarter" MacRumors 7:45 AM
  • "New iMac models with upgraded CPUs & displays to drive 1M unit sales in Q3, analyst says" AppleInsider 7:54 AM
  • "More 2015 iMac Models Coming in September Quarter" FairerPlatform 7:56 AM
  • "Purported iPhone 6s screen panels leak showing Force Touch, renders suggest 0.2mm thicker casing" 9to5Mac 7:54 AM
  • "iPhone 6S Images Leak Confirming Biggest New Feature" Forbes 8:48 AM
  • "Bye-bye bendgate: iPhone 6s is going to be thicker than predecessor" Cult of Mac 9:25 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:43 AM

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  • "My Favorite Mac: The New 12" Retina MacBook" MacStories 10:26 AM
  • "Review: 2 tri-band routers push wireless network speeds" Computerworld 7:39 AM
  • "Living With: Knomo Leather Case" MacNN 8:00 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Taking Apple Music for a drive: the non-techie point of view" MacNN 8:45 AM
  • "Prune review: yard work has never been so beautiful" iDownload Blog 8:00 AM
  • "The Lost Treasure Island - iOS Review" Tapscape 8:41 AM
  • "How to add Apple Music playlists to your Apple Watch" iMore 10:26 AM
  • "How to find Beats 1 show archives and playlists on Connect" iMore 8:44 AM
  • "Pointers: Fix Waiting Apps (iOS)" MacNN 8:00 AM
  • "Why Apple And Amazon Choose To Be 'Frenemies'" Forbes 10:26 AM
  • "Switch to iPhone: Because accessibility matters" iMore 10:25 AM
  • "Apple Watch is Coming to Best Buy - Above Avalon Premium Week in Review" Above Avalon 9:23 AM
  • "How Apple Inc.'s iPhone Success Is Hurting Qualcomm, Inc." The Motley Fool 8:45 AM
  • "What The Ad Blocker Debate Reveals"  Monday Note 8:42 AM
  • "Why killing Flash may be a huge mistake" BetaNews 8:01 AM
  • "Apple and the Neanderthals: Here's what the smartphone business looks like to an anthropologist."  Fortune 7:56 AM
  • "Don't call it AI: Put away your fears of artificial intelligence. Assistive intelligence is the future" Fast Company 8:41 AM
  • "Guess What? Google, The 'Do Know Evil' Company, Just Did The Right Thing" Mac 360 7:46 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "iOS game could help people with schizophrenia lead more independent lives" Cult of Mac 9:25 AM
  • "Sapphire Glass Market Growing at 6.21% CAGR to 2019" PRNewswire 8:50 AM
  • "Jolly Books Releases Their First App in a Series of History Mystery Apps" prMac 10:26 AM
  • "Rinka: An Atmospheric Game from Japan Now Available for iOS and Android" prMac 8:45 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of August 3: Dave Marra and Aaron Davis of Apple, Agile Bits and Disc Jockey Software" The MUG Center 7:56 AM
  • "SilverFast 8.5 takes frame finding to a new level, adds iOS JobMonitor and true RAW format" IT.Enquirer 7:46 AM
  • "J|M Lounge Dock: The adjustable-angle charging stand for Apple Watch" Just Mobile 7:45 AM
  • "Back-to-School with Tablet and Smartphone Accessories from Belkin" MacPrices 7:43 AM
Computer Industry
  • "What does Windows 10 mean for the enterprise?" ITProPortal 8:42 AM
  • "Windows 10 will be a great operating system -- when it's finished" BetaNews 9:26 AM
  • "The 5 Most Useful New Windows 10 Features for Small Businesses | Lifehacker UK" Life Hacker 9:28 AM
  • "IT departments need to prepare for a world of continual updates with Windows 10" Information Age 8:04 AM
  • "Microsoft: Windows 10's Familiarity Is Critical" Softpedia 9:18 AM
  • "How Windows 10 Makes It Harder For You To Use Non-Microsoft Apps" Fast Company Design 9:20 AM
  • "Dual-booting Linux with Windows: What you need to know" PCWorld 8:03 AM
  • "Windows 10: How to skip the line and claim your free upgrade right now" PC Advisor 8:51 AM
  • "Windows 10 Now Installed In Over 18 Million PCs Around The World" Microsoft News 9:29 AM
  • "Windows 10 installs reach 18 million over launch weekend; not 67 million" WinBeta 8:45 AM
  • "Market share begins to shift as Windows 10 rollout starts to affect 7 and 8" The Inquirer 8:44 AM
  • "All You Need To Know About Windows 10 90-Day Free Trial" Techtree 9:25 AM
  • "Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT" InformationWeek 9:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 Default App Settings Might Have Sparked Browser War 2.0" Clapway 9:36 AM
  • "How to Make Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome the Default Windows 10 Browser" Softpedia 9:22 AM
  • "Windows 10 attempts to install drivers for hardware you no longer have" ExtremeTech 8:50 AM
  • "Don't get fooled into clicking phony Windows 10 upgrade emails" CSO 9:21 AM
  • "Fake Windows 10 Upgrade Emails Hide Ransomware" SecurityWeek 8:03 AM
  • "Windows 10: review of the best features" Albawaba 8:00 AM
  • "Windows 10 commandeers users' upload bandwidth" Computerworld 7:59 AM
  • "IBM: New business lines falter as old ones die" Geekzone 7:56 AM
  • "The Big Display Company boosts capabilities with HP Latex buy" Print Week 7:54 AM
  • "HP To Acquire ActiveState's Stackato Business To Help Customers Transition To Hybrid Cloud" The HN 7:54 AM
  • "Intel Skylake Core i7-6700K and i5-6600K packaging leaks online" Hexus 7:43 AM
  • "The Intel Broadwell Review Part 2: Overclocking, IPC and Generational Analysis" AnandTech 7:43 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-5775C review: The unwanted desktop Broadwell has one neat trick" PCWorld 7:42 AM
  • "Assessing the power of Intel's SSD 750 ... but check your motherboard before buying" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Nvidia's GameWorks is unhealthy for PC gaming, says AMD" Lazy Gamer 7:35 AM
  • "AMD Exascale Heterogenous Processor sports 32 Zen cores" Hexus 7:34 AM
  • "Leaked Info on AMD's EHP Processor Shows 32 CPU Cores and 32GB Memory" Softpedia 7:34 AM
  • "AMD reveals Zen-based EHP chip details" bit-tech 7:34 AM
  • "Marketing's Next Big Thing: The Internet Of Things" Forbes 7:32 AM
  • "Charming Charlie demand grows with Oracle solution" Trade Arabia 7:30 AM
  • "Cisco's Tactical Operations Group Brings the Internet When No One Else Can" Motherboard 7:28 AM
  • "Cisco Zooms Into Cloud-based Video Infrastructure Software & Video Network Hardware" The Fast Mode 7:27 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Short- and Long-Term Outlook for Apple Stock" TheStreet 8:55 AM
  • "Morningstar Gives 'AA-' Credit Rating to Apple" Ticker Report 8:51 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks mostly lower at the open; oil prices drop below $46: Stocks fell slightly in early trading Monday as Wall Street kicked off the month of August with little conviction." USA Today 9:43 AM
  • "Stocks: 5 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 9:43 AM
  • "Stocks Struggle for Direction Amid Mixed Economic Readings: It was hard to get a read on where the U.S. economy stands on Monday as investors digested a rush of data from construction spending to manufacturing activity." TheStreet 9:41 AM
  • "Stocks Start Little Changed; CDW Jumps On Earnings: Stocks opened narrowly mixed on this first trading day of August amid some mixed economic reports." Investor's Business Daily 9:42 AM
  • "Stocks Pressured Amid Data, Commodities Crunch: Wall Street was mixed on Monday as traders in the U.S. shrugged off renewed tumult in Greece and Asia." FOXBusiness 9:41 AM
  • "Greek Stocks Fall as Trading Resumes After Five-Week Exchange Closure: and it promptly sank like a stone." [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as Chinese factory data show slowdown/Asian shares dropped Monday after disappointing Chinese manufacturing data and a continued slide in commodity prices." MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European stocks edge up; Greek index slides as trading resumes/European stocks edged higher Monday, with investors sorting through a fresh round of earnings reports, as the Greek equity market fell as it reopened for trading after a five-week halt." MarketWatch 9:38 AM

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