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Friday Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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  • "How Apple Disrupted Its Markets On A Shoe-String R&D Budget"  Seeking Alpha 10:41 AM
  • "iPhone 4S 'achieves the impossible' to get Apple market share growing again: The Apple iPhone 4S accounted for 42.8 per cent of all mobile phone sales in October and helped the iPad-maker to further increase its market share."  Telegraph 7:49 AM
  • "iPhone sales in UK triple in October: Figures show nearly half of UK adults own a smartphone as demand for iPhone 4S pushes Apple sales ahead of Android" The Guardian 10:32 AM
  • "iPhone 4S propels Apple back to growth in U.K. smartphones" GigaOM 8:51 AM
  • "Black Friday head count: 14.8 iPads per hour, up 68% y-to-y/Macs walked out of Apple Stores at the rate of 10.1 per hour, up 23% from 2010" Fortune 8:13 AM
  • "Apple posts Black Friday retail record, Report says" CNET News 8:34 AM
  • "Black Friday Boasts $816 Million in U.S. Online Holiday Spending, Up 26 Percent vs. Year Ago" [Apple 5th most visited web site] comScore 7:48 AM
  • "Apple Records Best-Ever Sales on Black Friday [Report] Mashable 7:47 AM
  • "Apple: The Most Undervalued Large-Cap Stock in America"  Bullish Cross 8:01 AM
  • "How many iOS devices will be sold in 2012?"  asymco 8:53 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Fine-Tuning 'iTV,' Combining TV and the Web"  FOXNews 11:18 AM
  • "Macs in your business: InfoWorld's expert management guide/As the Macintosh becomes a common tool in today's enterprise, IT has much to learn about effectively working with the Apple platform" InfoWorld [Premium Content] 8:13 AM
  • "Controlling Mission Control with your keyboard" Macworld 1:04 PM
  • "My new MacBook Air i7 was also experiencing terrible battery life, and iStat was indicating processor temps of 180-200 F even though the fans were running full blast. It also showed the processors repeatedly spiking to almost 100% even with no programs running. After a couple of weeks of frustration, I finally cured it completely by reformatting my HD and doing a clean install of Lion." MacInTouch 1:11 PM
  • "I have a whole series of E-mails with Apple Support on this subject. I have music on an old email account that no longer exists. With a clean install of Lion, I was no longer able to play that music or see any of it." MacInTouch 1:11 PM
  • "Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war by wisp" Associated Press 12:09 PM
  • "PhotoCopy review Taking a more artistic approach to toning and texturing images, PhotoCopy transfers the key components of a classic image, film or process" Macworld UK 11:22 AM
  • "Color Efex Pro 4 review: Sunset not vivid enough? Add a split-screen colour tweak or give a portrait a vintage look with a vast array of effects" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Dfx 3 review: Effects can be stacked and blended together. For more control click on the Parameters tab to show each element" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "FilmPack 3 review: Take a basic Ilford Delta 100 film tonal range, add sepia toning and throw in Kodak T-Max 3200 levels of grain" Macworld UK 8:39 AM
  • "Can iTunes Match Replace my DRM Protected Audio Files with Unprotected Versions? [Ask MacRx] Cult of Mac 8:39 AM
  • "How to Enable the Root User in Mac OS X" Macinstruct 7:52 AM
  • "Mac Tip: Show Hidden Files In The Terminal" MacTrast 8:39 AM
  • "iPhoto '11: Avoiding the Built-In Email Stationery" The Mac Observer 7:44 AM
  • "iCloud Documents sync for Snow Leopard, using DropBox" Mac OS X Hints 10:00 AM
  • "Tip: Fix for Lion ignoring AD computer lists" MacWindows 8:36 AM
  • "How cool is WebGL? Check out this demo" Mac.Blorge 9:02 AM
  • "Mac Text Editors and Navigation" inessential 8:33 AM
Press Releases
  • "Cross-platform Help authoring application receives free maintenance update" PandaWare 9:19 PM
  • "NetSpot is a free app for Mac users, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data using any MacBook. It lets you conduct a wireless site (WLAN) survey of almost any complexity without the need of purchasing high cost specific hardware as it was before." NetSpot 2:53 PM
  • "Arten Science Announce Extended Sale - 50% Discount including ContaxCRM" prMac 10:31 AM
  • "Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Finland" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "Xfrog 5 new and updated for Maxon CINEMA 4D" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "New Vectorworks Landmark tutorial by Tamsin Slatter" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "Event: Online Sustainable Design Case Study with ArchiCAD" Architosh 7:45 AM
  • "Accounted 3.0.2 Adds Several Updates and Enhancements" Oranged Software 7:41 AM
  • "VMWare Fusion 4.1.1" TidBITS 7:28 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's IPad-Crazed Toddlers to Spur Holiday Sales Rush" Bloomberg 8:32 AM
  • "Siri down: Apple's assistant goes on strike" Electricpig 7:44 AM
  • "iPhones and iPads top teen wish lists this Christmas" Fortune 8:14 AM
  • "Google Catalogs: Window Shopping With Your iPad and Android Tablet" ReadWriteWeb 1:17 PM
  • "HTC: Apple and Samsung won't steal our lunch" The Register 8:13 AM
  • "App helps Apple locate customers" ZDNet Asia 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Retail Stores Using Internal App to Find and Assist Customers" The Mac Observer 1:47 PM
  • "Apple '76 Founding Contract Signed by Jobs Could Fetch $150,000" Bloomberg 8:33 AM
  • "Apple's founding contract to fetch up to $150,000" The Register 1:53 PM
  • "Royal Caribbean ship adds iPads to staterooms" WTFV 9 9:16 PM
  • "iPhone 4/4S 'self combusts' in airliner inferno" The Register 8:00 AM
  • "Walmart employee says iPhone was stolen at store" Buffalo News 7:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Kindle Fire Punches Back at iPad" [Video Report] MarketWatch 9:18 PM
  • "Kindle Catches Fire: New Amazon Tablet May Be First True Competitor to iPad" [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 PM
  • "HTC faces smartphone ban in Germany" BGR 9:12 PM
  • "'Music Everywhere': Spotify's 'New Direction'" AllThingsD 7:04 PM
  • "Robotic neurosurgeon cuts out hand tremors" ZDNet UK 2:17 PM
  • "Galaxy Nexus bug patch now available" TG Daily 1:43 PM
  • "Smart-Phone App Warns Pedestrians of Oncoming Cars: WalkSafe beeps and vibrates a phone when its owner is in the path of a fast-moving vehicle." Technology Review 1:38 PM
  • "Keys to the unseen future" The Press 11:46 AM
  • "Hackers target IPv6: Enterprises need to be aware of hidden IPv6 vulnerabilities" Network World 11:35 AM
  • "Motorola Droid 4 Adds A Keyboard to Razr" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "LG Provides More Details on Ice Cream Sandwich Rollout" PC Magazine 11:32 AM
  • "RIM kicks off employee-only $99 BlackBerry PlayBook fire sale" The Verge 2:04 PM
  • "$200 Blackberry Playbook Pulled From Retail Listings, Some Orders Canceled" PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "Watches that compute, as well as tell time, are the next small thing in technology" Silicon Valley 10:40 AM
  • "Toilet gaming technology targets urinal boredom" BBC 10:26 AM
  • "Feeling bold? First Cyanogen builds of Android 4.0 arrive" CNET News 2:17 PM
  • "Google's Graveyard: Dead Products Of 2011/As CEO Larry Page puts more wood behind fewer arrows, products continue to disappear." InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "Best Buy, Verizon, Dell launch Cyber Monday deals" CNET News 9:47 AM
  • "Toyota Unveils High-Tech Concept Car Ahead Of Show: Toyota's president unveiled a futuristic concept car resembling a giant smartphone to demonstrate how Japan's top automaker is trying to take the lead in technology at the upcoming Tokyo auto show." Associated Press 9:45 AM
  • "ST-Ericsson Names Lamouche New Chief on Smartphone Plan" Bloomberg 10:28 AM
  • "Struggling ST-Ericsson replaces CEO" Reuters 9:42 AM
  • "Gadgets Unchain Cashiers: Some Retailers Use Mobile Devices to Ring Up Purchases Right on the Sales Floor" [Paid Membership Required] 9:30 AM
  • "iPad Live: 2011 iPad gift guide" TiPb 1:41 PM
  • "HotHardware Holiday Gift Guide: Smartphones" HotHardware 12:05 PM
  • "iWake With AppAdvice For Monday Now Available" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "Wouldn't it be nice to turn off Bluetooth on your iPhone without having to go through all the preference menus? There is a way and we explore how to do it." The MT Show 7:43 AM
  • "Apple seeds first iOS 5.1 beta, Xcode 4.3 beta (release notes included)" 9 to 5 Mac 7:07 PM
  • "Apple outs new iPad (iPad 2,4) in iOS 5.1 firmware" 9 to 5 Mac 7:03 PM
  • "Apple gives developers an early taste of iOS 5.1" CNET News 9:21 PM
  • "Apple iPad sales worries appear overblown"  ZDNet 1:04 PM
  • "Relax--iPad sales are doing just fine" CNET News 1:04 PM
  • "IBM Report Shows iPad and iPhone Drove 10.2% of Black Friday Shopping" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "PC market lifted by iPad demand, says analyst" EE Times 10:59 AM
  • "Apple new MacBook Air series to compete with ultrabooks in 1Q12" DigiTimes 8:09 AM
  • "Report: MacBook Air refresh in early 2012, 15-inch model coming" 9 to 5 Mac 8:09 AM
  • "Apple: 15" MacBook Air for Q1; iPhone 4S selling out" Computerworld 8:55 AM
  • "Updated MacBook Air Line with New 15-Inch Model Coming in 1Q 2012?" MacRumors 8:09 AM
  • "Apple rumored to revamp MacBook Air lineup with 15-in. model in early 2012" AppleInsider 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Wins a New Round of iPhone 4 Design Patents in China & Sues SGI" Patently Apple 9:32 AM
  • "Suppliers Begin Shipping 4-Inch Displays For 'New iOS Device' [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Apple Offers Free Shipping For Festive Period" AppleBitch 8:55 AM
  • "Thunderbolt's Superiority Doesn't Mean It Will Succeed, Perfect Screen Size and Resolution, and More" Low End Mac 7:13 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Monster Island For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Sea Stars For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Snabbo HD For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 7:50 AM
  • "Cyber Monday finds by Bare Feats" Bare Feats 12:04 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 9 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "Deal Alert – 16GB iPad 2 in White for $449 Shipped" PadGadget 8:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday MacBook sale prices, up to $200 off MSRP!" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday Mac desktop sales, models up to $195 off MSRP" MacPrices 7:43 AM
  • "Cyber Monday Deals: iPod touch, $188; MacBook Air, $799" FairerPlatform 9:02 AM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $35 To $300 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Price Tracker -Prices From $78 -Best Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "iPad Buyer's Guide -Prices Up To $50 Off Original Price -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 9:26 AM
  • "Apple TV Buyer's Guide -Apple TV Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 9:29 AM
  • "TheMacBundles Launches December Bundle, New Weekly Specials, And Cyber Monday Specials" TheMacBundles 7:51 AM

  • "New iPod Touch & iPod Nano Reviews" Mac|Life 12:10 PM
  • "Review: The Galaxy Nexus from an iPhone owner's perspective" GigaOM 9:15 PM
  • "New Seagate hard drive offers 4TB of storage" Macworld 9:07 AM
  • "Seagate GoFlex Satellite: Say Goodbye to iPad Storage Woes [Review] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "Video Review: All New OtterBox Defender for the iPhone 4/4s" Run Around Tech 8:44 AM
  • "Wacom Inkling makes pretty pictures, but software is sluggish" Macworld 7:08 PM
  • "Review + Giveaway: Choiix Wave Stand for iPad" TiPb 11:21 AM
  • "Review: X-Rite ColorMunki Photo" MacNN 7:45 AM
  • "Incase Reflex On Ear + Sonic Over Ear Headphones" iLounge 5:23 PM
  • "Review: iLuv ArtStation Pro iMM514 docking stereo for iPad and iPhone" Beatweek Magazine 4:24 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout/As enterprise IT loosens its death grip on the RIM BlackBerry, we test the top mobile rivals. Dig into a real-life comparison of user experience, apps, enterprise readiness, and more." InformationWeek 8:57 AM
  • "Softsign Lets You Sign and Annotate PDFs" Best App Site 7:53 AM
  • "PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for Holiday Shopping and Shipping" PadGadget 8:42 AM
  • "Evri for iPad Review: iPad news-reader is fun to look at, fun to use" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Verbs IM Review: Use Facebook chat, AIM, Google Talk and more all from one app." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • "Yipit Review: An awesome way to access the latest daily deals around town." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Sting 25 – Going Deep Into Tracks On The iPad" Apple'n'Apps 7:08 PM
  • "Father and Son Team Up to Make Advent Calendar App" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Candy Pot – A New And Addictive Puzzle Game For iPhone And iPod touch (Review) [Video] Redmond Pie 1:46 PM
  • "Does Any App Play Straight Poker Anymore?" MacNewsWorld 8:31 AM
  • "Fantasy Flight Games Introduces Elder Sign: Omens HD For The iPad And It's Mind-Blowing" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "Saving Yello – Fish Flinging Destruction" Apple'n'Apps 1:04 PM
  • "iPhone Appidemic: Wizard Ops" Appletell 8:11 AM
  • "Lords Review: Lords takes the formula pioneered by other popular free-to-play PvP games and improves the heck out of it." 148Apps 10:23 AM
  • "iHop: Getaway Chicken Review/Escape the farmer, or it's on the dinner table you go." 148Apps 11:21 AM
  • "CIA: Operation Ajax Review" 148Apps 12:10 PM
  • "Blood and Glory Review: Blood and Glory is Glu's freemium take on Infinity Blade-styled gameplay." 148Apps 3:01 PM
  • "Kick The Buddy Episodes Review: An easy way to gain some stress relief during the hectic holiday season." 148Apps 5:22 PM
  • "'Paul & Percy' Review - Who Stole the Biscuits?" Touch Arcade 9:17 AM
  • "'Rebuild' for iPad 2 Review - A Zombie Game That Rises Above The Rest" Touch Arcade 1:02 PM
  • "'Superman' Review - Metropolis's No Good, Very Bad Day" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
  • "'Snappy Dragons' Review - Wizards, Fireballs and High Scores" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
  • "'Wild Defense' Review - Tropical Tower Defense with One Too Many Flaws" Touch Arcade 8:52 AM
  • "How to help jailbreak future iOS updates" CNET Reviews 9:21 PM
  • "How To: Set up an iTunes Account Without a Credit Card" MacTrast 5:38 PM
  • "The iOS Academy: Gifting Apps" App Advice 5:23 PM
  • "How to fix 95 percent of iOS app crashes" CNET Reviews 5:22 PM
  • "Just Show Me: How to use iMessage on your iPhone or iPad" [Video How-To] Yahoo! News 8:52 AM
  • "Reclaim Valuable Drive Space On Your Mac [Video How-To] Cult of Mac 8:12 AM
  • "How to reduce Wi-Fi interference on your iPad (or iPhone)" Appletell 8:10 AM
  • "Five tips to shop safe on Cyber Monday" PCWorld 8:32 AM
  • "Give iTunes Store credit or items" Macworld 8:32 AM
  • "Farewell to Flash/Analysis: Maybe Apple's had a point all along; some things just are happier without Flash." Technologizer 9:16 PM
  • "The Religion of Mac Called Into Question" Baristanet 7:14 PM
  • "The iTV is real, or so we hear" TG Daily 5:23 PM
  • "My wishlist for an iPad 4: Seeking a wow factor in future updates" MarketWatch 5:23 PM
  • "Concept Device Envisions The Future Of iPhone Photography" MobileMag 5:22 PM
  • "How Siri Could Make Collaboration Mobile: Breaking the form factor vs. interface logjam would be revolutionary. All we need is an open API."  InformationWeek 3:24 PM
  • "The Promise Of The 15-Inch MacBook Air" TechCrunch 9:12 PM
  • "Rumor: 15 Inch MacBook Air To Kick Off 2012?" AppleBitch 1:46 PM
  • "Tell Me Again How iPad Demand Is Waning" AllThingsD 1:46 PM
  • "Apple iPhone violates airline's no-smoking policy" BetaNews 1:02 PM
  • "Apple blew away sales records on Black Friday" Edible Apple 12:57 PM
  • "Why I don't want an iPhone any more"  Crave @ CNET 12:09 PM
  • "Greg's Bite: Apple Frightens The TV Industry" MacNews 12:04 PM
  • "Tech Trends and Disruptors to watch in 2012"  Tech.pinions 9:10 AM
  • "Siri Hacked to Control Google Voice, Your Computer, iTunes [Video] iClarified 9:07 AM
  • "The Country's Problem In A Nutshell: Apple's Huge New Data Center In North Carolina Created Only 50 Jobs" Business Insider 8:54 AM
  • "Apple iMessage and Poor User Experiences"  Matt Galligan 8:40 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 4S: To buy or not to buy!" ZeeNews India 8:00 AM
  • "This glass keyboard and mouse combo is cool, but don't drop it on the floor" CNET News 3:05 PM
  • "Getting past the missing keyboard on tablets" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "Linux Mint 12: A Great desktop Linux stays Great" ZDNet 2:13 PM
  • "The Great Tablet Debate: Fads or Here to Stay?" Techland 1:51 PM
  • "The 4Moms Origami: Look At This Robotic Stroller! Look At It!" TechCrunch 1:35 PM
  • "What you need to know about 3-D TV" HD Guru 11:28 AM
  • "6 eReaders for the bookworm on your list" [Slideshow] The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:05 AM
  • "Welcome To The TechCrunch 2011 Gift Guide" TechCrunch 1:36 PM
  • "Global HDD supply to be 35% short in 4Q11, say PC makers" DigiTimes 10:47 AM
  • "Do your research when shopping for electronics: Checking reviews, deals, warranties before all big purchases can pay off" Scripps Howard News Service 10:46 AM
  • "Kindle Fire is about as useful as an iPad and much cheaper" Silicon Valley 10:38 AM
  • "Roku takes on Apple in Internet-video battle" Boston Herald 10:29 AM
  • "Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "How SSDs Solved One Company's IT Performance Problems" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "Making sure your cloud provider can protect your data as promised: Certifications and inspections should be included in your contract" Computerworld 10:36 AM
  • "VMware's Cloud Foundry Ranked Top Developer Platform" InformationWeek 9:53 AM
  • "A Shopping Day Invented for the Web Comes of Age" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:53 AM
  • "Top Tech Cyber Monday Deals: Web retailers are tempting shoppers with deals on sub-$1000 60-inch HDTVs, $10 video games, and laptop bargains galore." [Slideshow] PCWorld 11:33 AM
  • "Why It's More Than Okay to Skip Black Friday and Cyber Monday" Lifehacker 11:20 AM
  • "HTC claims it has engineered around IPCom patent enforced in Germany" Foss Patents 8:35 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Siri Dictation Comes to Older iPhones; Only Jailbreakers Invited to the Party" PCWorld 9:15 PM
  • "Crowd Source-Funding for New MacBook AirDocking Station" The Mac Observer 9:06 PM
  • "Image Tool Catches Fashion Industry Photo Alterations" Wired Magazine 5:20 PM
  • "iPhone 4S Transparent Rear Panels" iFixit 3:25 PM
  • "LandingZone, a Clever Dock for The MacBook Air" Wired 1:14 PM
  • "Siri0us Gives Siri-Like Voice Dictation to iPhone 4 and 3GS" Lifehacker 1:06 PM
  • "Hachette, Bloomberg Businessweek Partner On Steve Jobs E-Single" Bloomberg 1:04 PM
  • "All Of 'Skyrim's' Books Available On iPad" Touch Arcade 1:02 PM
  • "Verbatim offers slim keyboard for iPads and other tablets" The Loop 12:57 PM
  • "New Plugins For Siri Proxy: Google Voice, Wake On LAN, iTunes Control And Launch Any Program [Video] Redmond Pie 12:10 PM
  • "The iOS Hacker's Handbook Reveals How Jailbreaking and Exploit Research Works" iDownload Blog 12:09 PM
  • "How to fake Siri conversations -- without an iPhone 4S" MSNBC 12:06 PM
  • "10 iOS paid apps worth buying for the kids" [Slideshow] The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:05 AM
  • "App takes business cards digital: Traditional paper business cards are still the status quo but a redesigned iPhone app is helping them go digital." Reuters 9:58 AM
  • "Glass Keyboard and Mouse Shrug Off Crumbs and Spills" Gizmodo 9:36 AM
  • "Share Playlists with Friends and Followers Alike Using MusicTweet" 148Apps 9:32 AM
  • "Maintain A Zoo With Dream Zoo: More freemium based fun from top competitor, Zynga." 148Apps 9:05 AM
  • " iPhone App Wins Highest MarCom Award" PRNewswire 7:49 AM
  • "Equity Research on Apple Inc. and Dell Inc. - Personal Computer Industry Baring Up Amid Mounting Headwinds" Marketwire 8:33 AM
  • "Yapta Launches iPhone App for Airfare Price Tracking and Refund Alerts" Marketwire 7:48 AM
  • "WorthPoint Launches iPhone and iPad App: The Ultimate Online Resource for Antiques and Collectibles Goes Mobile" Business Wire 7:46 AM
  • "Great News for Coumadin/Warfarin Users - Vitamin K App for iPhone / iPad" prMac 10:42 AM
  • "Stamp Art Fever Updated With New Features - MarketPlace and Puzzle Sets" prMac 10:22 AM
  • "She's still got it: the original Doxie gets a major makeover" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Doxie Go - Now Shipping Worldwide - Scan Anywhere, No Computer Required" prMac 9:58 AM
  • "Award winning animation studio announces EPIC TALES, the storyteller App" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "New iOS App Lets You Steal Someone's Face As Your Own - All Faces Beware" prMac 7:52 AM
  • "Cybernarium 1.0 for iOS - Cyberpunk Breakout Played in a Circular Arena" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Mobilewalla Announces Excellence Award to App Developers" prMac 7:51 AM
  • "Free Children's Bible Advent Calendar 2011 for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:45 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft, Google Groups Warn EU on Overly Strict Privacy Rules" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Skype 'Impatient' With Operators Pushes for U.K. Access" Bloomberg 9:43 AM
  • "Microsoft hopes Xbox Live is X factor: Microsoft, outmaneuvered in the battle for control of America's living room so far by Google TV and Apple TV, is readying its first major offensive." New York Post 11:31 AM
  • "A Microsoft bid for Yahoo might put Andreessen in top role" CNET News 9:22 PM
  • "Mark Hurd: The Oracle Of The Channel" CRN 10:33 AM
  • "Q&A: Oracle' s Hurd On Public Cloud,, And Sales Strategies" CRN 10:34 AM
  • "Q&A: Oracle Channel Chief Althoff On Recruiting Partners From HP, EMC, And More" CRN 10:34 AM
  • "Time up for Oracle's HTML5 killer?" The Register 1:48 PM
  • "Review: Thumbs-Up On Oracle Database Appliance" CRN 10:33 AM
  • "IBM Passes HP as Biggest Seller of Servers in Third Quarter" Bloomberg 2:53 PM
  • "Retiring HP exec talks innovation, WebOS" EE Times 10:48 AM
  • "Register now to hear HP experts on latest support strategies for unique challenges of virtualized and cloud environments" ZDNet 2:12 PM
  • "AMD introduces branded memory modules for desktops: The modules will be available through major retail channels like, Fry's, and Best Buy" IDG News Service 10:35 AM
  • "AMD to offer branded desktop RAM modules: Hardware vendor to 'take the guesswork' out of memory selection" Techworld 2:09 PM
  • "AMD Memory Brand Designed for Performance Desktop Computers" eWeek 10:49 AM
  • "AMD Trinity Performance Leaked" Wired 2:06 PM
  • "Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP" DigiTimes 9:17 PM
  • "AMD shifts focus towards mobile, away from Intel" Electronista 9:15 PM
  • "Linux Mint 12 offers desktop familiarity for users" V3 1:54 PM
  • "11 programming trends to watch: From JavaScript everywhere to everything on the JVM, new tools, techniques, and troubles are changing how developers work" InfoWorld 11:07 AM
  • "World may be short 70 MILLION disk drives: HDD death by flood supply strangulation this quarter" The Register 1:48 PM
  • "Ultrabooks could save the PC" CNNMoney 9:24 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple May Have Scrapped Its Low-Ball Guidance Strategy" Seeking Alpha 3:01 PM
  • "Apple Enjoys Black Friday Boost" TheStreet 12:10 PM
  • "New iPads Could Be Next Trigger for Apple Stock" TheStreet 12:10 PM
  • "Apple: The most undervalued large cap stock in the S&P 500" Fortune 8:14 AM
Industry News
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