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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, March 23, 2012


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Weekend 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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  • "Austin council OKs $8.6M in incentives for new Apple facility"  Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 8:29 AM
  • "Council Approves Apple Incentives Deal" NPR 10:14 AM
  • "Opinion: Why TV fears the Apple iBroadcast 'revolution"  Computerworld 8:33 AM
  • "Lawmakers Ask Apple App Makers About Privacy" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:10 PM
  • "Has the New iPad Already Killed Windows 8's Buzz? :Analysts"  ReadWriteWeb 10:37 AM
  • "Can Apple Gain A Better Foothold In The Corporate World?"  Seeking Alpha 10:05 AM
  • "Italian court upholds Apple fine for unnecessary warranties" IDG News Service 6:26 PM
  • "Moneybags Apple loses $1.2m Italian warranty fine scrap" The Register 11:46 AM
  • "Apple claims Samsung 'willfully infringed' upon their patents" UberGizmo 10:37 AM
  • "How Mac OS X Came To Be [Exclusive 10th Anniversary Story] Cult of Mac 10:31 AM
  • "Looking Back on 11 Years of Mac OS X" Low End Mac 5:09 PM
  • "Happy Birthday Mac OS X! Mac OS X Turns 10 Years Old Today" OS X Daily 10:31 AM
  • "Mac OS X celebrates 10th birthday – Computer Chips & Hardware Technology |" Geek 10:31 AM
  • "Happy Birthday, Mac OS X!" BetaNews 10:31 AM
  • "Happy 10th birthday, Mac OS X!" TUAW 10:31 AM
  • "New wave of phishing attacks serves malware to PCs and Macs" ZDNet 8:38 AM
  • "Shopping For Zero-Days: A Price List For Hackers' Secret Software Exploits" ["That iOS exploit price represents just one of the dozens of deals the Grugq has arranged in his year-old side career as a middle man for so-called 'zero-day' exploits, hacking techniques that take advantage of secret vulnerabilities in software. ... Who's paying these prices? Western governments, and specifically the U.S., says the Grugq, who himself is a native of South Africa."] Forbes 6:05 PM
  • "What the new iPad and Mountain Lion tell us about Apple's upcoming Retina Macs" 9 to 5 Mac 4:42 PM
  • "Is Apple prepping Retina display MacBooks? | TG Daily" TG Daily 1:01 PM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/We answer questions about moving data to new user accounts, larger virtual memory allotments, and more." MacFixIt 6:34 PM
  • "Detecting and removing the Flashback malware in OS X: The Flashback Trojan's latest iterations have evolved to infect Macs in different ways, but there are methods to detect and remove them." MacFixIt 6:33 PM
  • "Get digital copies of your Mac manuals" Macworld 9:10 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: Album art and tagging" Macworld 9:10 AM
  • "Hands-On: TweetDeck Wants To Be Your Pro Twitter Client Again" Wired 8:22 AM
  • "Re-Index Spotlight from the Terminal, Re-Gain Valuable Time for Life [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Dear Aunt TUAW: Can I turn off Messages logging?" TUAW 1:13 PM
  • "Quickly Get a Router IP Address from the Command Line" OS X Daily 6:33 PM
  • "An Easier Way To Build Super Keyboard Shortcuts On Your Mac" Mac 360 8:16 AM
  • "4 Ways To Love An Easier, Faster, Better Way To Zip Up, Archive Files On Your Mac" NoodleMac 8:16 AM
  • "3 Ways To Love The Crazy, Wacky, New Replacement For The Mac's Aging Finder" TeraTalks 8:16 AM
  • "How To Secretly Monitor Your Family Members Or Employees On The Mac" Mac 360 8:16 AM
  • "Yet Another Way To Manage Your Money On A Mac (this one involves iron)" BohemianBoomer 8:16 AM
  • "Adobe: Thriving Without Apple?" Minyanville 10:26 AM
  • "Why I Remain A Sucker For 99-cent Mac Apps (and why 99-cents is the new price of trial apps)" McSolo 8:16 AM
  • "On Randy's computer" Timeline 8:15 AM
Press Releases
  • "Data Extractor 1.0: Extract any data and save it ready for use" Tension Software 2:48 PM
  • "Outlook Email Archive X" Softhing 10:35 AM
  • "Kodak AiO Printer Home Center 7.4 available" FairerPlatform 10:32 AM
  • "Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.11 adds D800" FairerPlatform 10:32 AM
  • "Porthole Streams Mac Audio Over AirPlay" Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Enolsoft Launches PDF to Word for Mac" prMac 10:21 PM
  • "iFunia Updates AVCHD Converter 3.5.0 for Mac" prMac 10:20 PM
  • "CTM releases FoxTrot Professional Search 4.0 and Server for Mac OS X" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Photo Recovery Guru for OS X: Scan + Recover Deleted Picture/Movie Files" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "MacX Video Converter Pro Upgraded for the new iPad - Faster than Ever" prMac 8:13 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Best Buy Is Selling Nearly as Many iPhones as Apple Itself" AllThingsD 8:32 AM
  • "Best Buy Running Apple Stores Close for iPhone Sales in US" The Next Web 8:45 AM
  • "Best Buy Sells Nearly As Many iPhones as Apple" PC Magazine 6:29 PM
  • "Videos: Apple's largest iPad rollout continues" Fortune 8:23 AM
  • "The new iPad launches in 25 more countries today" The Verge 8:41 AM
  • "New iPad is now available in 35 countries" BetaNews 11:10 AM
  • "Only 6% of iPad App Sessions On Cellular Connection" Localytics 10:04 AM
  • "WiFi Rules, OK? Only 6% Of iPad Sessions Come From Cellular Networks" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "Chitika: Third-gen model already 6.6 percent of all US iPads" Electronista 10:17 PM
  • "LTE option poses data dilemma for iPad, smartphone users" Computerworld 8:28 AM
  • "Samsung design boss responds to Apple's copycat claims" BGR 8:56 AM
  • "Samsung: 'fast executioner' seeks killer design" Reuters 8:57 AM
  • "Apple Invades RIM's Home Turf in More Ways Than One"  The Motley Fool 8:32 AM
  • "Apple beats RIM in its own back yard: While RIM is on the hunt for iOS app developers" Macworld UK 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone outsells RIM's BlackBerry in Canada for the first time" The Register 8:23 AM
  • "Apple knocks RIM off smartphone top spot in Canada" The Inquirer 8:28 AM
  • "RIM hiring iOS developers" TUAW 8:57 AM
  • "Sony's Music Unlimited coming to iOS in a 'few weeks'" CNET News 12:13 PM
  • "Apple iPhone 4 'combusts' during the night, reports claim" T3 8:57 AM
  • "Apple Store For Dijon, France Confirmed" MacTrast 10:30 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' Job Offer Wasn't Good Enough for Linus Torvalds" OStatic 10:29 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Mystery Solved: RIM Needs iOS Talent in Push to Manage Others' Mobile Devices" AllThingsD 11:57 AM
  • "DuckDuckGo Founder Gabriel Weinberg Talks About Creating a More Private Search Engine" Techland 11:32 AM
  • "New Tivo has a half-terabyte capacity" TG Daily 11:27 AM
  • "HTC to Give Keynote at Computex for the First Time" IDG News Service 10:58 AM
  • "Panasonic Rice Cooker Can Exchange Recipes With Android App via RFID" IDG News Service 10:57 AM
  • "McAfee identity theft expert on which devices are safe to resell" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:47 AM
  • "Memory prices almost at bottom, says Transcend chairman" DigiTimes 10:32 AM
  • "LG Drops as Analyst Says Phone Sales May Miss Estimates" Bloomberg 10:05 AM
  • "Carpathia seeks help with Megaupload data" BBC 10:04 AM
  • "Google's Punchd wants to replace loyalty cards with an app" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:46 AM
  • "Google charts a careful course through Asia's maps" Reuters 9:58 AM
  • "SAP Raises Salaries of co-CEOs, Starts New Compensation Plan" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "Insight: Samsung: 'fast executioner' seeks killer design" Reuters 9:53 AM
  • "Baidu Takes Aim At Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive, With Cloud Storage Service" paidContent 9:52 AM
  • "Lenovo Dreams of Waterproof Notebooks & Acrobatic Displays" Patently Apple 8:18 AM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Avram Piltch of Laptop magazine, John Martellaro of The Mac Observer, and veteran columnist Ted Landau, from The Mac Observer and Macworld, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 2:47 PM
  • "MacMall Opening New Chicago Store; We Talk With The President" MacNews 8:58 AM
  • "New iPad controversies and thoughts on the new iPad after one week (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 8:19 AM
  • "New iPhone (iPhone 5,1) coming fall 2012 with LTE, similar sized screen" iMore 4:42 PM
  • "Apple Feels Heat From Steve Jobs' Display Choices: There are widespread reports of a heat problem with the new iPad.  The problem is so ubiquitous that it even prompted Consumer Reports to run a test." Forbes 10:42 AM
  • "Video: Apple's hot new IPad wins over reviewers" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 8:26 AM
  • "New iPad Battery Keeps Charging Despite 'Battery Full' Message" PCWorld 10:57 AM
  • "DisplayMate: New iPad Lies About Charging Status" PC Magazine 10:54 AM
  • "Angry users bite Apple over poor WiFi on the new Ipad" The Inquirer 8:27 AM
  • "Safari bug could lure iOS 5 users to malicious Web sites" CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "Apple now takes the biggest bite of the world's chip market" Fortune 9:08 AM
  • "Sharp, LG Display to increase panel shipments for iPads in 2Q12" DigiTimes 8:39 AM
  • "Future iPhone May Be Made Out of Glass" Mashable 8:40 AM
  • "Oops! New iPad drop test" ZDNet 8:38 AM
  • "Thunderbolt storage roundup: The hair-pulling irony" CNET News 10:12 PM
  • "Thinner 15" MacBook Pro May Be in Production, Battery Status App on Sale, and More" Low End Mac 5:09 PM
  • "Apple Adds Community Discussion, Apple Quality Slipping?, Photoshop CS6 Beta, and More" Low End Mac 5:09 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Burst Mode (Photography) For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "The Rise of Atlantis HD (Premium) For iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $6.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "Jet Dudes For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:20 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:18 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:18 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Deals" MacPrices 8:18 AM

  • "First week with the new iPad: It's hard to put down" GigaOM 10:15 PM
  • "Powering an iPhone 4/4S with the sun: Etón's Mobius solar battery case" TUAW 6:33 PM
  • "BassDock Is An All-Purpose IPad Dock/Speaker System" MacNews 9:04 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Deck: An iPad music app for people with big fingers" CNET News 12:13 PM
  • "Reckless Racing 2 Review" Mac|Life 10:58 AM
  • "Another Monster at the end of this Book...Staring Grover and Elmo! for iPhone and iPad" iMore 1:35 PM
  • "Monster Flip Review: Little details, multiple gameplay modes help puzzle game stand out" Macworld 6:26 PM
  • "Monster Wars for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:58 AM
  • "The Hunger Games: Girl on Fire Review" 148Apps 9:11 AM
  • "SmartPlans Review: The SmartPlans project management app goes beyond the basic check list and allows users to get things done in an intuitive and simple to setup dashboard." 148Apps 1:25 PM
  • "Big Win Soccer Review" 148Apps 9:16 AM
  • "Swordigo Review: Swordigo is a platforming action-RPG from the creators of Sooziz, boasting iCloud support for carrying saves across iOS devices." 148Apps 11:10 AM
  • "Light The Flower Review: Manipulate beams of light to collect stars and light the flower!" 148Apps 10:13 AM
  • "MacMost Now 687: Storing and Reading Documents With GoodReader For iOS" MacMost 10:26 AM
  • "Change the user agent string on iOS Safari" Mac OS X Hints 9:44 AM
  • "Eight tips for iOS's Maps app" Macworld 9:20 AM
  • "Wrap Earbuds Over Your Ear to Keep Them from Falling Out" Lifehacker 8:52 AM
  • "How Google Is Making YouTube More Like iMovie" Mashable 10:21 PM
  • "How websites are adapting for the new iPad Retina display and other HiDPI screens" iMore 10:21 PM
  • "Apple's lesson for the jinxed generation" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:17 PM
  • "Amazon's Electronics Trade-In Program: Goodbye, iPad 2!" TidBITS 6:03 PM
  • "Apple Solar Array May Do Little To Reduce Impact Of Data Center" Forbes 3:10 PM
  • "Particle Debris: The iPad 3: The Heat and the Fury" The Mac Observer 2:47 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: Apple CEO Tim Cook: a Report Card" The Mac Observer 12:14 PM
  • "Five Ways to Solve the 4G/LTE iPad Data Consumption Dilemma Business Center" PCWorld 10:57 AM
  • "Where Does Apple Go Next?" TheStreet 10:37 AM
  • "Fuzzy Math: The New iPad's Battery Keeps Drawing Power Past 100%" Techland 11:34 AM
  • "The Biggest Complaints About the New iPad (So Far)" TheStreet 10:26 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Cynicism rewarded" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:44 AM
  • "Why Apple should use its cash hoard to buy Twitter" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:41 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: What to Expect" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "The iPad's charging challenge explained"  Macworld 9:14 AM
  • "Apple's 'Great Stuff' For 2012 Should Include Some Jaw-Dropping Macs" MacNews 8:58 AM
  • "iPhone beating BlackBerry in Canada shows how bad RIM is broken" VentureBeat 8:57 AM
  • "An Example of Photography on the Retina Display" Duncan Davidson 8:50 AM
  • "Apple TV, iCloud and iPhone remotes: Apple's crazy plan to dominate your living room" Electricpig 8:37 AM
  • "On iPad Heat, New Macs, Apple As Bank, Privacy Policy, Profits, RIM, And Linux" PixoBebo 8:16 AM
  • "Why aren't there more women in tech? Wrong question" CNET News 12:07 PM
  • "Facebook Becomes The New Patent Punching Bag" Forbes 12:02 PM
  • "Micron, SanDisk slip on NAND pricing worries: Analysts stay upbeat on Micron as well as NAND prospects" MarketWatch 11:58 AM
  • "How to play Skyrim without a discrete GPU" TG Daily 11:27 AM
  • "Update: Analyst: No Angry Birds Space On WP7 Affects Nokia Recovery (Rovio Says It's Working On It)" TechCrunch 11:25 AM
  • "How to Use Your Xbox or PS3 Controller on a PC" PC Magazine 10:53 AM
  • "Time to Unplug Your Technology for One Day?" PCWorld 10:57 AM
  • "Step away from the tech -- just for a day" Los Angeles Times [Free Registration Required] 10:47 AM
  • "All you need to know about cloud data transfers" InfoWorld 10:43 AM
  • "Is BYOD the precursor to the open source desktop?" InfoWorld 10:43 AM
  • "Lost cellphones added up fast in 2011" USA Today 11:33 AM
  • "Most Smartphones Lost At Night: LookOut Mobile says two-thirds of lost devices vanish from pubs and bars at night." InformationWeek 10:42 AM
  • "On-the-go power: Mobile chargers keep your devices alive" [Slideshow] Computerworld 10:21 AM
  • "Bitter over Twitter ads: Company's move to raise cash 'polluting' tweet stream" Boston Herald 10:06 AM
  • "LTE phone shipments to jump 10-fold in '12, analysts say: Most of the growth will come from North America and Asia, according to Strategy Analytics" IDG News Service 10:21 AM
  • "Did you know Verizon also throttles unlimited data service?" CNET News 9:56 AM
  • "2012: The year of the App-ocalypse?" CNET News 9:55 AM
  • "Google Voice puts voice mail in your ICS call log (hands-on)" CNET Reviews 12:06 PM
  • "What Google Hasn't Done: Explained Why We As Users Would Want a Unified Online Identity" AllThingsD 9:39 AM
  • "Microsoft Needs to Get its Apps Together" Tech.pinions 9:42 AM
  • "Update 2 (Google posts a fix that hoses my phone) - Gmail flickering bug keeps many Android users from accessing mail" ZDNet 8:39 AM
  • "Solution to the iPad 3 Heat Problem [Humor] OS X Daily 6:34 PM
  • "iPad's getting hot under the collar." Joy of Tech [cartoon] 3:06 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "In a Long Distance Relationship? This App Is for You" Mashable 10:21 PM
  • "Army Software Marketplace now live for iOS now, Android soon" Electronista 10:17 PM
  • "Camera+ Creators Have Sold 10 Million Apps" The Next Web 6:29 PM
  • "This App Lets You Chat With Nearby Users...And Call Them On The Phone" TechCrunch 10:56 AM
  • "Digiarty Announced Full Support for the New iPad 3" PRWeb 10:06 AM
  • "Explore the World's Most Famous Ship in Titanic: Unsolved Mystery" 148Apps 9:49 AM
  • "iTunes Movie Trailers Adds iPad Retina Display Support" The Mac Observer 9:12 AM
  • "'Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition' Coming to iPad" MacRumors 9:10 AM
  • "eMedia Guitar Method for iPad® eMedia Guitar Method for iPad®: The newest version of the award-winning best-seller is now available on the iPad!" eMedia 9:06 AM
  • "DOMK: Reports of Fragile AAPL iPad Design Could Be Helped by Hot New Solapad Accessory" Business Wire 9:00 AM
  • "Julie Kuehl Discusses Daisey's Foxconn Report, More on IMP" The Mac Observer 8:53 AM
  • "Jailbreak Only: CardSwitcher 2.0 - An Impressive Alternative App Switcher" App Advice 8:50 AM
  • "Griffin Launches iPhone Controlled HELO TC Assault Chopper [Video] iClarified 8:49 AM
  • "Distro Issue 33 takes on Apple's new iPad -- Now in HD!" Engadget 8:45 AM
  • "SugarSync 3.0 hits the iPad with revamped interface" Engadget 8:45 AM
  • "OEM iPad 3 Leather Case with Detachable Bluetooth Keyboard" USBfever 8:17 AM
  • "PU Leather Case with Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad 3" USBfever 8:17 AM
  • "Word Cracker - Put Vowels Back Where They Belong - New App by eoz games" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Scared With Friends Now Available Exclusively on the Apple App Store" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Pew Pew Land II iPhone/iPad - Best Selling Tower Defense Game now Free" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Glow Worm 1.0 for iOS - Capture and Transport Bacteria in a Living Cell" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Tasks in Cloud 1.0 Free for iOS - Manage Notes, To-Do Lists, and Tasks" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "Adventures of Laura Jones Now Available on the App Store for iPad/iPhone" prMac 8:14 AM
  • "The new iOS Transfer website has been officially released on-line" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "iSpherical - A Wizard's Journey - Fun Arcade Jump and Run Puzzle Game" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Graphic Node Updates the First Collection of Themes for iBooks Author" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Canada's First Independent iPad Magazine Launches" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Craze game for iOS released by indie developer GameKlaus" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Ticker Quiz - A Unique Blend of Fun and Finance - New App by eoz games" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "InFrame Foto - Fun, Functional Photo Editing App Free for a Limited Time" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "Appsonic Games Releases New iPhone Game Paintball Ninja" prMac 8:13 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Open Source Group Urges EU Parliament Staff to Reject Microsoft 'bribe'" IDG News Service 10:56 AM
  • "Microsoft's Answer To The End Of Software: Microsoft's Convergence user conference convinced me that Dynamics will be a major player in the cloud, as Redmond bets big on customer choice." InformationWeek 9:59 AM
  • "Windows 8 To Match iPad Retina Display? Microsoft is building Windows 8 to handle a wide range of screen resolutions. But it's unclear whether hardware makers will take advantage." InformationWeek 10:00 AM
  • "Bing boots execs: Microsoft fires marketing bigs in surprise move" New York Post 10:52 AM
  • "Windows 8 update: Dell thinks it can sell Windows 8 tablets" Network World 10:59 AM
  • "Are Hyper-V and App-V the new Windows Servers?" ZDNet 11:42 AM
  • "Microsoft does Hadoop, and JavaScript's the glue" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "Is Xbox the new center of the Microsoft universe?" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "Oracle investor sues directors over damages" Bloomberg News 11:12 AM
  • "Oracle shareholder sues over whistleblower case" ZDNet 11:41 AM
  • "HP and Dell Must Fight Apple in Devices (There Is no Higher Ground)" Forbes 12:00 PM
  • "HP Displaces Cisco, EMC In Sabre Data Centers: $800 million deal with travel industry leader replaces rivals' aging equipment with HP's latest virtualized, converged systems." InformationWeek 10:00 AM
  • "HP and EMC battle for the soul of server storage" The Register 11:31 AM
  • "Hewlett-Packard Names Marc Levine as Controller" AllThingsD 9:39 AM
  • "HP and Dell Must Fight Apple in Devices (There Is no Higher Ground)" Forbes 12:59 PM
  • "HP Raises Dividend 10%" Barron's 6:30 PM
  • "Who's Running HP's New Printing and Personal Systems Group? Read the Memo." AllThingsD 10:21 PM
  • "IBM compares picture puzzles to Big Data analysis: Businesses can improve analysis by focusing on context" Techworld 11:26 AM
  • "Dell, Canonical Deliver OpenStack Cloud Abroad" Wired 11:38 AM
  • "Intel to offer new SSDs, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 10:33 AM
  • "Many Ivy Bridge ultrabooks expected to be showcased at Computex Taipei" DigiTimes 10:32 AM
  • "Intel next-gen netbook chip to sport Ivy Bridge graphics" Register Hardware 11:30 AM
  • "Web address controversy deepens after U.S. warning: (Reuters) - A controversial attempt to expand Internet addresses far beyond the likes of .com, .org or .net has provoked a rare threat from the U.S. government to withdraw a key licence from the body that runs the Internet's core functions." Reuters 12:08 PM
  • "End in sight for IT jobs outsourcing massacre" The Register 11:31 AM
  • "What IT managers say to get the CIO's OK" Computerworld 10:21 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Will a Dividend-Tax Hike Spoil the Party? Apple's dividend announcement this past week is good news for income investors, but bad news might be lurking around the corner." [Paid Membership Required] 6:29 PM
  • "Apple Shares Resume Trading After Circuit Breaker Triggered" WSJ Blogs 11:46 AM
  • "Apple investors sideswiped: briefly: by erroneous trade: A mistaken order causes AAPL shares to briefly plunge 9.4 percent until authorities halt trading. Just another boring day in the life of a high-flying stock." CNET News 1:36 PM
  • "Apple's Starts Trading Again After A Bizarre Crash Halted The Stock" Business Insider 10:13 AM
  • "Apple's devoted shareholders get rich, and hang on" Reuters 12:14 PM
  • "Top 10 more interesting ways Apple could spend its $100bn cash-pile" V3 11:46 AM
  • "Apple: Oppenheimer Ponders the Downside; Risk Favorable" Barron's 9:51 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech stocks eke out late gains: Tech stocks managed to put in a mostly upbeat performance Friday, but it was a glitch in a trading system resulting in confusion and erroneous trades of Apple Inc. and other stocks that stood out during the day's market session." MarketWatch 4:51 PM
  • "U.S. stocks close tough week on bright note: Energy, resource stocks lead rebound to cap worst week of year" MarketWatch 4:52 PM
  • "Stocks Climb; Energy, Materials Shares Lead" FOXBusiness 4:52 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Higher as Energy Shares Bounce" TheStreet 4:52 PM
  • "US Stocks: Dow, S&P Log Worst Weekly Decline in 2012" CNBC 4:53 PM
  • "S&P, Dow wrap up a losing week" CNNMoney 4:53 PM
  • "Stock Close Higher Despite Housing Data" [Paid Membership Required] 4:54 PM
  • "Stocks: Bracing for more housing data" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canadian stocks recover as commodities bounce back" MarketWatch 11:58 AM
  • "Asian Shares End Lower" [Paid Membership Required] 11:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks fall, led by Japan, China" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Europe Stocks Down" [Paid Membership Required] 9:39 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks drop on global growth fears/BT Group jumps 6% after sealing pension plan agreement" MarketWatch 11:50 AM
  • "World markets drop to end bad week for stocks as fears grow over global economic growth" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 10:13 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 10:13 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:01 PM
  • "Apple Not The Only Dividend Paying Tech Stock" Investopedia 12:04 PM

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