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Monday Highlights: Analyst at RBC Capital Markets predicts content creation will be "Apple's next $10 billion frontier"; Mark Gurman's sources reveal Apple's plans to introduce high-end AirPods as well as "studio-quality over-ear headphones" in coming year—more our Apple/Macintosh and Op/Ed sections; DRM issues derail anticipated Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance game for Mac; Forbes report on $5 million surveillance vehicle which can hack an iPhone from distance of 500m; Apple News offers curated coverage of 2018 midterm elections; your options for mortgages could be limited based on your digital foot print, including devices you use; smart home devices have a dark side, can be exploited by domestic abusers; Apple among Silicon Valley execs meeting for discussion over privacy; you can now measure distances in Google Earth; teardown of Vivo Nex reveals how pop-up selfie camera works; Patrick Moorhead explains his switch to Galaxy S9+ over iPhone X.

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  • "4th time a charm for Apple? From iDisk to .Mac to MobileMe to iCloud"  Wired 7:48 AM
  • "On iCloud, Baby: Apple did something really odd today. Something they almost never do. They pre-announced the agenda for the keynote of one of their events, WWDC, taking place next week."  TechCrunch 7:33 AM
  • "iCloud preannouncement leads Wall Street to expect big things from Apple at WWDC"  AppleInsider 8:13 AM
  • "Can iCloud Make It Rain for Cupertino?" MacNewsWorld 8:14 AM
  • "iCloud Could Quadruple Market For Apple Mobile Devices By Ditching PC, Analysts Say" Forbes 3:14 PM
  • "Apple teases iCloud" [Video Report] CNET News 11:51 AM
  • "Lodsys goes ahead with patent suits: Lodsys has delivered on its threat to sue iOS developers it believes is violating its patents, and has filed suit against seven companies."  TG Daily 7:31 AM
  • "Lodsys sues seven app developers over patent infringement claim" MacUser 7:49 AM
  • "Lodsys to Apple: your letter means nothing, we're suing developers" Ars Technica 12:44 PM
  • "Patent Firm Fires Lawsuit at Android, iPhone Programmers" Wired 2:46 PM
  • "Lodsys Hits iOS, Android Developers with Patent Lawsuits" The Mac Observer 8:34 AM
  • "Lodsys reaffirms patent case against iOS developers" CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "X2Y Sues Apple, HP and Intel over Processor Related Technology" Patently Apple 9:59 AM
  • "Tapjoy says Apple's ban on promos is killing mobile game profits"  VentureBeat 7:48 AM
  • "Federal Agencies Embrace iPhones, iPads: The ability to build tactical applications and lure and retain tech-savvy employees have made Apple's smartphones and tablets more viable at government offices." InformationWeek 8:14 PM
  • "Apple may offer free iCloud services with aggressively priced Mac OS X Lion"  AppleInsider 9:48 AM
  • "iCloud to get EDU-only discount pricing?" 9 to 5 Mac 1:59 PM
  • "MacDefender Variant Out Hours After Apple Security Update" The Mac Observer 1:58 PM
  • "Mac trojan evades Apple's brand new security fix: Welcome to the mass market, Cupertino" The Register 2:30 PM
  • "Apple security update will zap scareware - but only if you run OS 10.6" The Guardian 7:48 AM
  • "Apple's malware detection update circumvented in 8 hours" MacFixIt 11:52 AM
  • "Apple targets MacDefender malware with update" CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Security Update 2011-003 kills MacDefender" FairerPlatform 7:50 AM
  • "Apple security update combats the Macdefender fake anti-virus plague" The Inquirer 7:47 AM
  • "Operating System Market Share" [Mac and Windows see slight drops in marketshare, while iOS rises] NetMarketshare 8:17 AM
  • "Browser Market Share" [Safari trends up to 7.28%, Chrome up to 12.52%; IE down, Firefox up slightly] NetMarketshare 8:16 AM
  • "Hidden App Leads to MacBook Thief Identification and Arrest" MacStories 8:13 AM
  • "Find My Mac to enable remote wipe even if nobody's logged in?" 9 to 5 Mac 8:13 AM
  • "iPhoto '11: Alert message appears when burning a disc with selected photos from an event" Apple Support 12:43 PM
  • "4 Ways This Mac Web Page Capture Tool Is The Best" Mac 360 9:31 PM
  • "HDRtist Pro 1.0.2 for Mac OS X HDR Photo Software – 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 8:37 AM
  • "Why This Mac App Is Our Favorite Screen Recorder" Mac360 7:23 AM
  • "Tweak Dashboard widget use to improve performance" Mac OS X Hints 10:13 AM
  • "Swap Command and Alt keys on USB keyboard" Mac OS X Hints 10:13 AM
  • "Eric Schmidt: get a Mac if you want to be secure/Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has said that computer users who want to be assured of security should get a Mac." Telegraph 11:25 AM
  • "Want security? Get a Mac says Eric Schmidt"  Pocket-lint 9:48 AM
  • "iCloud may debut as partially free service; Apple may price OS X Lion very aggressively" Edible Apple 11:49 AM
  • "Will Steve Jobs keynote WWDC? YES!" ZDNet 8:32 AM
Press Releases
  • "Fantastical 1.0: Flexibits has released Fantastical 1.0, a new calendar application for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard." TidBITS 7:49 PM
  • "Data Rescue 3.2: Prosoft Engineering has released Data Rescue 3.2, a significant update to its data recovery software for Mac OS X." TidBITS 7:48 PM
  • "Growl 1.2.2: The Growl Project has released version 1.2.2 of their system-wide notification utility." TidBITS 7:48 PM
  • "Moneydance 2011" TidBITS 4:32 PM
  • "Maxwell Render for SketchUp and Cinema 4D" Architosh 12:44 PM
  • "VMware announces a new maintenance release of VMFusion" OlderMacs 11:15 AM
  • "FoldersSynchronizer 4.0.8 for MacOS X" softoBe 10:46 AM
  • "4Videosoft Blu-ray Converter Tools Help You Remove MKB V24 Copy Protection Easily" PRNewswire 8:36 AM
  • "CS Odessa PROJECT v6 Now Can Import MINDJET MindManager Files" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "AppViz 2.0 Adds iAds, Automated Downloads, Improved Rankings, and More" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "Better, faster and even more convenient: iSale 5.8 integrates eBay product catalogue on the Mac" equinux 7:25 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "66% Of iPads Sold Are '3G' Instead Of WiFi, Says Jefferies" Business Insider 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's new data center is visible (at last!) from space" Fortune 7:39 AM
  • "Year too late? Google & Microsoft set to put Apple to Asian fair test" Bloomberg 8:07 AM
  • "iPad challenge looms large at Asia IT show" AFP 8:32 AM
  • "Apple iPad Rivals Curbing Tablet Production: Report" eWeek 12:43 PM
  • "Lenovo to Surpass Apple in Europe PC Sales on Medion" Bloomberg 8:57 AM
  • "Is Apple or Microsoft Taking the Fifth?" ["According to the Open Virtualization Alliance bylaws, there can be a fifth member of that exclusive group. Who will take that highly coveted fifth seat?"] ZDNet 2:48 PM
  • "Netflix CEO more interested in Apple TV than tablets" Apple Headlines 7:54 PM
  • "Another Magazine Tries A Non-Magazine iPad App: Esquire's 'Hardest Puzzle Ever'" AllThingsD 7:38 AM
  • "How One Impressive Mobile App Plans To Conquer Language Barriers" Mashable 8:31 AM
  • "Choosing an iPad app for your artwork: Apple's iPad is a powerful and versatile creation tool that allows artists to use their tablets as portable art studios. Here's a rundown of some of the best art apps available for the iPad today." [Slideshow] Macworld 8:38 AM
  • "WWDC 2011 Photos - Partial Apple Logo on Moscone" MacRumors 7:34 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Yahoo! downs! mail! servers! for! essential! and extensive! work!" The Register 2:30 PM
  • "AVG Gives Away Family Safety With 99-Cent Donation to Red Cross" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "More buttons for you to click, courtesy of Google, Twitter" MSNBC 11:16 AM
  • "Save the Frogs: Animal Rights Groups Help High Schools Do Frog Dissections by Computer Program" ABCNews 10:17 AM
  • "North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows: defector" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Acer warns of July stress test for supply chain" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:59 AM
  • "Worldwide Video Calling Gets Easier" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "Citrix co-founder launches VirtualWorks" MarketWatch 9:51 AM
  • "Android users gobble up the most data" TG Daily 2:17 PM
  • "Tapping Quantum Effects for Software that Learns: Defense contractor Lockheed Martin paid $10 million for a 'quantum computer' that is also being tested by Google." Technology Review 2:04 PM
  • "Google open sources $68.2m realtime comm platform" The Register 2:41 PM
  • "Google Rolls Out '+1' Button for Websites, Hopes You'll 'Like' It" Techland 2:33 PM
  • "Google's Eric Schmidt says he didn't push hard enough for deal with Facebook" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 11:13 AM
  • "Key Screen Plant Is Ready Early: Samsung Starts Output of Ultrathin Display for Small Devices Ahead of Schedule" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Cellphone Radiation May Cause Cancer, Advisory Panel Says" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:47 AM
  • "Wi-Fi to Overtake Wired Network Traffic by 2015" GigaOM 7:46 AM
  • "New MBP, New Apple Announcements and New Sponsor!" Your Mac Life 1:59 PM
  • "Your Mac's Podcast NOW 01JUN2011" YMP Now 10:44 AM
  • "iLounge releases all-new iPad 2 Buyers' Guide" iLounge 8:31 AM
  • "Brian Chen's 'Always On': Macworld Podcast #2246" Macworld 8:14 AM
  • "iPad 3 unlikely to adopt AMOLED panels" DigiTimes 7:27 AM
  • "Apple iPad 3 won't be HD, no Samung deal?" Computerworld 7:22 AM
  • "Taiwan makers rushing to obtain certification from Apple for iPad 3" DigiTimes 10:47 AM
  • "Apple iPad 3 Components start to get Certified: Apple iPad 3 is expected for 2012 according to sources in the supply chain." I4U News 8:08 AM
  • "Apple's Retail Stores Running Dry of AirPort and Time Capsule Stocks?" MacRumors 9:28 PM
  • "Apple iOS 5: Twitter integration set to run deep?" T3 7:32 AM
  • "Apple Perfectly Times their iCloud Trademark Filing in Europe" Patently Apple 7:50 AM
  • "Apple files for European 'iCloud' trademark: Apple has filed for the 'iCloud' trademark with the European Trademark Office with a wide range of classes, including 'delivering digital music by telecommunications.'" AppleInsider 9:28 PM
  • "Apple will fix faulty MacBook cases for free" T3 8:30 AM
  • "I notice a performance issue on a MacBook Pro.It started about 10.6.3 and still happens in 10.6.7.The machine is really slow after waking fromthe photo screensaver, if it has been running fora long time and shrinking random iPhoto pictures from 4288x2848 pixels to my display size of 1440x900 with thesimple photo option. (Activity Monitor shows lots of memory free.) I switched the screensaver to Flurry and post-wake performance is vastly better." MacInTouch 4:26 PM
  • "GarageBand for iPad: What's new in GarageBand for iPad 1.0.1" Apple Support 4:21 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "MacFriendly today released their new MacFriendly Bundle of 10 applications for Mac users. The Bundle is valued at over $400 and is available for a limited time for only $39.99, which represents a savings of over 80% off the list prices." MacFriendly 11:58 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:12 AM
  • "Freebie Alert: 'Speedball 2 Evolution Free for a Few Days" Touch Arcade 12:14 PM
  • "13" White MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -Prices From $835... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 7:49 AM
  • "2011 Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -New 27 Inch Models -Up To $150 Off List Price... Other Extras -Best Prices, Reviews, And Information" MacReviewZone 7:49 AM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories -From $7 To $69 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 11:55 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $35 To $300 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:49 AM

  • "Three iPad 2 screen protectors from SGP - Ultra Crystal, Ultra Optics, Ultra Fine (Video Review)" Insanely Great Mac 10:20 AM
  • "Sabio DM2-PT review: RAID hard drives for Time Machine and mass storage on the move" Macworld UK 8:13 AM
  • "Speck ToughSkin iPhone 4 case: Mock mil-spec grippy case with slip-on thick shock-taking rubber sleeve and swivel beltclip-cum-stand. Not waterproof but great for outdoors" Register Hardware 2:47 PM
  • "Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "Duo: A Peripheral for Your iPad" Wired 2:46 PM
  • "SleepPhones Great For Listening To Audio In Bed" MacNews 9:17 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "'ONE' iPhone App Allows You To Call Your Senators To Instigate Change" TechCrunch 9:29 PM
  • "IPhone add-on Lark can help you sleep" USA Today 9:29 PM
  • "Apple Pages review: Apple's word processor is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch" PCWorld Australia 2:07 PM
  • "Apple's iWork For iPhone First Impressions: The iWork productivity suite, introduced this week for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, provides document, presentation, and spreadsheet programs for the small screen." InformationWeek 11:26 AM
  • "Keynote on the iPhone: A Useful Interpretation of Presentation Software" Amitiae 7:50 AM
  • "Oovoo Video conferencing app comes to iPhone (hands-on)" CNET Reviews 7:46 AM
  • "Essential iOS apps for the home theatre enthusiast" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:26 AM
  • "Number Guru Tells You Who's Behind the Number" Best App Site 7:32 AM
  • "Media and Advertising Interest Magazine: Campaign Asia-Pacific app on the iPad" Amitiae 10:46 AM
  • "Crux Crosswords HD – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 11:31 AM
  • "Kung Fu Spinner Review" 148Apps 12:14 PM
  • "RC vCar Review" 148Apps 11:31 AM
  • "Zap — Bug Hell Review" 148Apps 9:49 AM
  • "Video of Mac Defender Malware Installation" MacRumors 11:07 PM
  • "How to Get Mac OS X's Best Features on Windows" Lifehacker 10:13 AM
  • "Using an iPhone with a PowerBook G3 or Titanium G4" Low End Mac 4:27 PM
  • "Extend your iPhone's battery life in seconds" ZDNet 8:32 AM
  • "Besting Apple's MacBook Air, iPad: 10 Things Competitors Must Do" eWeek 11:07 PM
  • "Apple to malware authors: Tag, you're It!" Sophos 11:07 PM
  • "Apple Could Copy Twitter But it Won't, and Here's Why" GigaOM 9:26 PM
  • "Apple iCloud wants films and TV shows, but HBO rains on parade" Crave @ CNET 12:44 PM
  • "Apple iOS 5: What does Apple have in store for iPad and iPhone? iOS 5 could include upgraded widgets, over-the-air updates, and iCloud support for iPad and iPhone." Christian Science Monitor 10:47 AM
  • "A $1 CEO isn't a bargain: Corporate chiefs who pay themselves skimpy salaries may not be doing it for the right reasons, according to a recent study." Fortune 10:13 AM
  • "How A Steve Jobs Blind Spot Is Costing Apple Tens Of Billions Of Dollars" Mike Cane's xBlog 10:06 AM
  • "My next desktop system may be a MacBook Air" ZDNet 9:53 AM
  • "Next Up for Fanhattan: Building a Box to Compete With Apple TV?" GigaOM 9:49 AM
  • "Why Apple Won't Be Flying Solo on Maps Anytime Soon" GigaOM 9:49 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: 90 percent of life is just showing up" Macworld [Subscription Required for Full Article] 9:48 AM
  • "Is Apple Losing Steam?" MacNews 9:03 AM
  • "Rolling Stone co-founder: publishers' rush to iPad is 'crazy'" DigitalTrends 8:32 AM
  • "More federal agencies choosing iPhone, iPad over Blackberry and traditional computing" TiPb 8:30 AM
  • "Opinion: The top five Steve Jobs keynotes of the past 10 years/There's nothing like a Steve Jobs keynote address to get the tech world buzzing" Network World 8:13 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook rule the tech world, says Schmidt" V3 2:47 PM
  • "D9: Google's Eric Schmidt Still Hearts Apple" Mac|Life 8:12 AM
  • "WWDC Keynote: Rumor Roundup" PCWorld 11:32 AM
  • "Jann Wenner: iPad Magazines a Bad Move for Publishers" The Mac Observer 3:13 PM
  • "Decisions, Decisions..." YMP Now 10:45 AM
  • "A MacBook theft story with a happy ending" CNET News 3:13 PM
  • "Cab driver steals MacBook, gets tracked, photographed and arrested" Apple Headlines 7:25 AM
  • "iCloud could potentially do wonders for sync" Macworld 4:21 PM
  • "Our Thoughts on iCloud, And Yours?" iLounge 11:31 AM
  • "Apple: iCloud To Increase iTunes Value, Says Sterne Agee" Barron's 9:53 AM
  • "How iCloud could beat other cloud-based music services" ZDNet 8:32 AM
  • "Considering media in an iCloud" Macworld 8:29 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud appears in the distance" ZDNet UK 7:48 AM
  • "Firefox 4 Making Gains in Global Market Share, Internet Explore Still the Leader" ReadWriteWeb [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:16 PM
  • "Sonim phone survives 'Will It Blend?' torture test" CNET News 3:11 PM
  • "Why I've been throwing Open Standards under the bus" ZDNet 2:46 PM
  • "RIM's PlayBook 2 could come with 10-inch screen, white exterior" ZDNet 2:44 PM
  • "How Friends Influence Gadget Adoption: Buying habits revealed via social networks could predict whether a product takes off or not." Technology Review 2:04 PM
  • "Hands-on review: All-new B&N Nook e-book reader" ZDNet 2:45 PM
  • "Hands-On With The New Nook: Watch Out, Amazon" CrunchGear 2:02 PM
  • "Samsung Infuse 4G Android Smartphone Review" HotHardware 11:46 AM
  • "Intel's 'Museum of Me' is Cool, Creepy Facebook Fun" PCWorld 11:27 AM
  • "Malware Spikes, Spam Plummets, Says Report" PCWorld 11:27 AM
  • "Private clouds hold a wide lead over public clouds among IT pros: The biggest roadblocks to cloud adoption by businesses are security and cost, according to a CDW poll" Network World 11:09 AM
  • "What's your alternative when your home Internet goes out?" Houston Chronicle 11:05 AM
  • "Businesses Upgrading Data Centers for Virtualization: Survey" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Why You Still Shouldn't Worry About Cellphones And Cancer" Forbes 11:01 AM
  • "Cell phone radiation: Would labels help?" CNN 10:30 AM
  • "Google vs. Groupon" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:07 AM
  • "Chrome Cracks 12.5% Share After Google I/O" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Nokia's Plunge Leaves Stark Options" TheStreet 9:38 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Speedball 2 for iOS free for a limited time" TechWatch UK 11:07 PM
  • "GarageBand for iOS updated" UberGizmo 9:30 PM
  • "iMovie for iOS Gains Audio and Video Output Improvements and Other Enhancements" MacRumors 9:29 PM
  • "GarageBand for iPad Gets AirPlay and Copy & Paste, iMovie Updated with Various Fixes" MacStories 4:28 PM
  • "10 iPhone Apps for Planning the Perfect Wedding" Mashable 4:28 PM
  • "IPad Game Offers Creative Revenue for Photog" Wired 2:46 PM
  • "OWC Announces Industry's First 16GB Module Based Upgrade Kits Up To 96GB For 2009-2010 Apple Mac Pro For Up To 3X More Memory Versus Factory Offered" Other World Computing 2:44 PM
  • "iRhino 3D v1.2 now available for iPad and more" Architosh 12:44 PM
  • "iSwifter 3.0 Launches With New Subscription Model And Support For Facebook Games" TechCrunch 12:14 PM
  • "Countdown Timers From The Homescreen With CountCon" 148Apps 11:31 AM
  • "Dr. Mac: Speakers and other accessories will make dads and grads smile" Houston Chronicle 11:26 AM
  • "Elements update adds Markdown footnotes support" The Loop 9:13 AM
  • "Fanhattan Brings All The Movies on the Web to One Place—Your iPad" AllThingsD 9:04 AM
  • "Ink from Chase Launches Jot, a New Mobile App to Save Small Business Owners Time Managing Their Expenses" Business Wire 8:37 AM
  • "Research and Markets: The iPad - What it Means for Graphic Communication Professionals" Business Wire 8:37 AM
  • "iLounge's Amazing iPad 2 Buyers' Guide Arrives, Topping Million-Plus-Downloaded Predecessor" PRNewswire 8:37 AM
  • "Guy Kawasaki To Keynote MacTech Conference 2011" MacNews 9:15 AM
  • "Guy Kawasaki to Keynote MacTech Conference 2011" PRNewswire 8:37 AM
  • "New Research Finds People Would Rather Bounce a Check Than Lose Their Mobile Phone . . . and That's Just The Beginning" PRNewswire 8:36 AM
  • "ONE Launches the 'One App that Could Change the World' in the Apple App Store" PRNewswire 8:36 AM
  • "Snap up Lonely Planet's Best In Travel free from iBookstore" iTWire 8:34 AM
  • "Heisting the App Store: 500,000 Paid Downloads in 1 Week" tap tap tap 8:30 AM
  • "Family Photo Sharing With Photogram" 148Apps 8:29 AM
  • "Voice-Driven Apps: From searching the Web to composing e-mail, these apps rely on the power of your voice." Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "MindManager upgrades on Mac, debuts on iOS" Macworld 8:14 AM
  • "Times for iPad changes name to Pulp, ports back to Mac" MacNN 8:14 AM
  • "Project iX to bring GNU/Linux to iDevices" Appletell 8:13 AM
  • "Apple iWork apps come to iPhone and iPod touch" Crave @ CNET 7:46 AM
  • "ONE Launches One App that Could Change the World in Apple App Store" prMac 11:26 AM
  • "See Here Studios Celebrates Father's Day with iOS Picture Book App Sale" prMac 11:26 AM
  • "Hurricane HD 2.0 - The Definition of Excellence in iPad Storm Tracking" prMac 11:26 AM
  • "Loop Business Expo - Only Apple-related Business Trade Show - Chicago" prMac 9:50 AM
  • "iOS Developer Conference, One More Thing, Coming in August" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Who Owes Me What? There's An App For That" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "Donut Factory Lite Released for iOS: Free Donuts" prMac 7:32 AM
  • "Crankamacallit iPad app takes risks in interactive story telling" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "app4mac and app4touch Become adnX in Ten Year Anniversary Celebration" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "Sync ISD LLC Releases iPad App Essential For All Wedding Photographers" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "Diablo Dice - Liar's Dice from Pirates of the Carribean now on iPhone" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "Macbundler 6 - The Big Bundle launches with 10 amazing apps" prMac 7:25 AM
  • "Mecapix 1.0 introduced for iOS - New Retro-Inspired Pixel Shooter" prMac 7:25 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 8 First Look: 'Live Tiles' And An App Store" InformationWeek 8:14 PM
  • "Microsoft shows off new 'Windows 8' operating system" Reuters 8:13 PM
  • "Sinofsky shows off Windows 8 at D9" CNET News 8:08 PM
  • "Microsoft to Preview New Windows Version Tomorrow in Taipei" Bloomberg 10:01 AM
  • "Taiwan ODMs not feeling the love from Microsoft on Windows 8 development" DigiTimes 10:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Said to Limit Device Makers' Chip-Partner Choices" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "Microsoft to Limit Tablets Using Windows" [Paid Membership Required] 2:36 PM
  • "Acer chides Microsoft over tablet maker restrictions" CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Microsoft should set rules from viewpoint of ecosystem, says Acer chairman" DigiTimes 10:42 AM
  • "Microsoft's slate strategy takes yet another turn" ZDNet 2:45 PM
  • "Microsoft Hindered By Retailer Failures: The company would be wise to take a page from Apple to overcome its reputation for poor customer service delivered by its point-of-sale partners." InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Microsoft Acquiring Nokia's Handset Business? Rumors are sweeping the wireless industry that Microsoft is buying Nokia's mobile phone business for $19 billion, although Nokia denied those reports." InformationWeek 3:18 PM
  • "Developers find a lot to love in Windows Phone 7 Mango: Microsoft Windows Phone 7's 1,500 new APIs add power and ease app development" Network World 11:30 AM
  • "Bing Maps introduces panorama street photos" Seattle Times 11:47 AM
  • "Microsoft improves street level map images in Bing: Pan around maps more smoothly without reloading" Techworld 2:07 PM
  • "Microsoft: The Xbox is an entertainment platform" CNET News 3:12 PM
  • "HP CEO Léo Apotheker Says He Won't Ship TouchPad Till It's Perfect" AllThingsD 3:02 PM
  • "HP Touchpad surfaces at Computex" CNET News 3:12 PM
  • "Hewlett-Packard CEO Léo Apotheker: We Want webOS on Every HP PC" AllThingsD 3:03 PM
  • "HP Might License webOS, Says CEO" AllThingsD 3:04 PM
  • "HP Shift to Cloud Draws Concerns" TheStreet 9:58 AM
  • "H-P Rules Server Roost, Stock Cruising To $55" Forbes 11:01 AM
  • "Polycom Buys HP's Video Conference Biz" Barron's 9:55 AM
  • "Polycom to Buy Hewlett-Packard's Videoconferencing Business to Add Clients" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "H-P Opts To Divest High-end Halo System" WSJ Blogs 2:37 PM
  • "HP launches IT Executive Scorecard software" Computerworld 10:31 AM
  • "IBM guns down Neon's mainframe accelerator in Texas" The Register 2:31 PM
  • "Lenovo Offers to Buy Germany's Medion in Biggest Purchase Since IBM Deal" Bloomberg 9:57 AM
  • "Lenovo to acquire German electronics firm Medion" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "Lenovo to Expand in Germany with Medion Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Dell rolls out rugged laptops tested to withstand 'harshest conditions'" ZDNet 2:45 PM
  • "Oracle gives OpenOffice to Apache" ZDNet 2:44 PM
  • "Oracle 'donates' to Apache foundation" ZDNet UK 2:47 PM
  • "Kicking off the new year at Oracle" ZDNet 2:46 PM
  • "Intel Accused of Infringing Patents for Powering Computer Chip" Bloomberg 3:03 PM
  • "AMD rolls Series-9 chipset, shows next APU" EE Times 10:43 AM
  • "AMD Confirms Tablet Plans, Shows Trinity Chip" PC Magazine 11:25 AM
  • "AMD targets Windows tablet market with Desna" TG Daily 2:17 PM
  • "Cisco Sees Web Traffic Up 4x By 2015 To Almost A Zettabyte" Forbes 9:55 AM
  • "Cisco Says Tablets Will Help Internet Traffic Quadruple By 2015" Bloomberg 9:56 AM
  • "Cisco predicts internet device boom: The number of internet connected devices is set to explode in the next four years to over 15 billion - twice the world's population by 2015." BBC 10:18 AM
  • "Cisco: The Internet Is Like, Really Big, and Getting Bigger" AllThingsD 9:50 AM
  • "Video and mobile are breaking the Internet" CNNMoney 9:36 AM
  • "States with the most open tech jobs: Open jobs outnumber new computer science graduates in 18 U.S. states, reports." Network World 11:29 AM
  • "PCs See Tablets' Silver Lining: PC Makers Believe Frenzy for 'Companion' Devices Will Spark Demand for Computers" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Strong Third Quarter Shaping Up for PCs: Notebook units may surge 10% to 15% in the quarter." Barron's 3:00 PM
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Apple News
  • "UBS Bumps AAPL Price Target to $510 on iCloud Potential" The Mac Observer 12:42 PM
  • "Apple: Trust the Stock Market as Far as You Can Throw It" Seeking Alpha 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Traders Look for a Pop" TheStreet 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Surges Through Resistance, Is There Still A Trade?" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:31 AM
  • "Greg's Bite: Apple Foments Stockholder Uprisings" MacNews 9:03 AM
  • "Cramer: A $400 Apple" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 3:01 PM
  • "Yahoo among decliners as tech stocks retreat: Research In Motion surrenders 6%, Nokia slumps 4.7%" MarketWatch 8:01 PM
  • "U.S. stocks slammed by downbeat data: June off to a rocky start after more gloomy economic reports" MarketWatch 4:31 PM
  • "Slowdown Fears Thrash Wall Street; Dow Dives 280" FOXBusiness 4:31 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Decline Most Since August After Growth in Employment Slows" Bloomberg 8:02 PM
  • "Stocks Close Down 2% on Weak Economic Data" TheStreet 4:32 PM
  • "Stocks: Worst day of the year for Dow, S&P 500/A triple dose of bad news sent stocks sharply lower Wednesday afternoon, with the Dow and S&P 500 posting their steepest losses in nearly a year." CNNMoney 8:02 PM
  • "DJIA Drops 279.65 on Economic Worry" [Paid Membership Required] 8:03 PM
  • "Stocks set for lackluster start to June" CNNMoney 9:36 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia tumbles as growth fears ratchet up" MarketWatch 8:03 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Statoil, Swedbank drop as Europe stumbles/Bank of Ireland rebounds as Medion soars on Lenovo takeover bid" MarketWatch 2:55 PM
  • "Think twice before jumping into tech" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "11 Technology Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying Like Crazy" Seeking Alpha 9:58 AM
  • "Barclays bullish on U.S. Internet sector" MarketWatch 9:51 AM

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