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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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  • "Reports of Apple's Demise are Greatly Exaggerated"  Tech.pinions 11:34 AM
  • "Apple ≠ Sony: Why Apple Can Succeed Post-Jobs"  TechCrunch 9:52 AM
  • "Apple = Sony: Apple will decline in the post Steve Jobs era. Here's why."  Forrester 8:48 AM
  • "Apple: $1,111 Per Share and a $1 Trillion Market Cap in the Next Year"  AllThingsD 8:22 AM
  • "For Apple, China Is Middle Kingdom: Not long ago, Asia Pacific was all but a footnote in the financial statements of technology juggernaut Apple Inc. But no more. Apple's sales in the fast-growing region, fueled largely by China, more than doubled and represented 26% of its $39.2 billion in sales for the first three months of the year." [Paid Membership Required] 9:26 AM
  • "Apple's growth hinges on China, new devices"  Reuters 8:29 AM
  • "How Putting the 'i' in Apple Changed the World"  CNBC 9:54 AM
  • "How Did Apple Get So Big?" [Video Report] CNBC 8:30 AM
  • "The Most Impressive Things About Apple's iPhone Sales Last Quarter" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Small firm takes on Apple, Google over voice patent: Apple, Google, Microsoft and all major smartphone vendors were slapped with a lawsuit Wednesday by Potter Voice Technologies, an obscure Colorado company that claims they are infringing its patent on natural-language voice control of a computer."  IDG News Service 8:58 AM
  • "Why was Wall Street surprised by Apple's performance?" asymco 9:14 AM
  • "Apple gets green light for new 21,468-square-foot cafeteria in Cupertino"  Silicon Valley 10:30 AM
  • "Motorola virtually concedes infringement of overscroll bounce patent but disputes validity" Foss Patents 10:41 AM
  • "Apple Extends iTunes Account Security, Confuses Users" TidBITS 4:34 PM
  • "Apple WWDC 2012: iOS 6, iCloud, OS X and Macs" Computerworld 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Now Accepting Design Award Nominations" PC Magazine 11:00 AM
  • "Overcoming Safe Mode not working in OS X: The ability to boot to Safe Mode in OS X can be affected by hardware faults, settings, and even FileVault." CNET Reviews 9:23 PM
  • "Hands on with SkyDrive" TechHive 1:12 PM
  • "modo 601 review: The one-time modelling newcomer now has something for everyone" Macworld UK 9:31 AM
  • "Address Desktop wallpaper reverting in OS X: Sometimes clearing desktop wallpaper problems can be as easy as toggling a setting, or may take removal of configuration files." CNET Reviews 9:37 PM
  • "Copy Files Right From Spotlight In Lion [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:57 AM
  • "How to Beam Photos Between iOS Devices Using iPhoto" OS X Daily 2:41 PM
  • "Access Photo Stream Pictures on Your Mac Without Loading iPhoto or Aperture" iSource 2:41 PM
  • "Get rid of intermittent SSH_AUTH_SOCKET environment variable from SSHKeychain" Mac OS X Hints 9:52 AM
  • "After iDisk, Dropbox, iCloud, SkyDrive, A Look At Google's Drive App For Mac" BohemianBoomer 8:14 AM
  • "Got Too Much Stuff? How To Use Your Mac To Build A Home Inventory" Mac 360 8:14 AM
  • "3 Ways To Make Using Folders On Your Mac More Fun Than A Barrel Of Monkeys" McSolo 8:14 AM
  • "A Crazy, Cheap, Fun Way To Make The Photos On Your Mac Look Horribly Ancient" Mac 360 8:15 AM
  • "How To Move Your Mac's Mouse Pointer On The Screen By Using The Keyboard" NoodleMac 8:14 AM
  • "There's A Better Way To Navigate Your Mac's Pop Up Dialog Boxes" TeraTalks 8:14 AM
  • "7 Major Apple Products Revealed on the WWDC Stage" Mashable 9:25 PM
  • "Developer Willing to Legally Change Name to Get WWDC Tickets" The Mac Observer 11:52 AM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: What Really Happened with WWDC Ticket Sales" The Mac Observer 8:53 AM
  • "Can Dropbox, other cloud providers survive Google Drive? Google's low pricing is attracting the attention of existing cloud users" Computerworld 8:25 AM
  • "Kaspersky: Apple is 10 Years Behind Microsoft on Security" The Mac Observer 2:43 PM
  • "Kaspersky: Hey, Apple! Welcome to Microsoft's world, it's full of malware" Houston Chronicle 10:45 AM
  • "Why Mac users should care about Windows malware: Although Macs are more likely to carry Windows malware than Mac malware, Mac users need to keep their systems clean" InfoWorld 8:57 AM
  • "Kaspersky claims Apple is '10 years behind Microsoft' on security" The Verge 8:46 AM
Press Releases
  • "Hot News: Trimble announces acquisition of SketchUp" Architosh 1:22 PM
  • "MacMate offers replacement service for MobileMe" Macworld 1:12 PM
  • "Secret Folder for Mac now available on the Mac App Store!" Apimac 11:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Fixes Issues with Office for Mac 2011 SP2 Business Center" PCWorld 2:53 PM
  • "Microsoft reissues patched Service Pack 2 for Office for Mac 2011" ZDNet 9:58 AM
  • "Mozilla releases Firefox 12" AppleTell 9:15 AM
  • "Deus Ex: Human Revolution arises on the Mac" AppleTell 8:57 AM
  • "Film Stocks Now Available for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5" prMac 2:41 PM
  • "PDF2Office for iWork v2.0 - PDF Converter for iWork Gets Major Upgrade" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Boost&Memory Increases Mac Performance" prMac 8:58 AM
  • "Time is Worth Tracking, Survey Finds; OfficeTime Updates Mac Version" prMac 8:17 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's Sir Jonathan Ive wins British Visionary Innovator award: UK born Jony Ive is the leading designer behind a raft of Apple products including the iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, iPod, iPhone, and the iPad." Macworld UK 9:08 AM
  • "Apple's Jony Ive Wins British Visionary Innovator Award" The Mac Observer 7:31 PM
  • "Apple is Still King, but Android-based HTC Follows Closely Behind as Top Mobile Phone Brands" PRWeb 9:45 AM
  • "One-in-four iPad Purchases are made by First-Time Apple Owners, According to The NPD Group" PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • "iPads are the new entry point to Apple products, study says" CNET News 1:13 PM
  • "iPad lures first-time Apple customers" Macworld 1:37 PM
  • "The iPad as gateway drug: One in four U.S. iPad owners tell NPD it's their first Apple product" Fortune 8:24 AM
  • "iPhone 4S Hits Record High Activations While iPads Continue To Dominate Enterprise Tablet Activations According To Good Technology's Q1 2012 Device Activation Report" PRNewswire 9:48 AM
  • "Good Tech: Apple dominates mobile enterprise/iPad 2, iPhone 4S choices of big biz" Register Hardware 8:19 AM
  • "iPad Takes iPod's Halo, Driving Mac Sales" eWeek 9:58 AM
  • "Apple blowing Android away in enterprise" Network World 7:28 PM
  • "Did Samsung Stage 'Wake Up' Protest at Australian Apple Store?"  Mashable 10:08 AM
  • "J.C. Penney Hires Key Apple Executive from Retail Store Design Team" MacRumors 4:22 PM
  • "Sprint Sticking with Unlimited Data for Next iPhone" The Mac Observer 8:13 AM
  • "Chargebar's Aussie Founders Eye iPhone Boom" WSJ Blogs 9:58 AM
  • "Rogers Faces Apple and Stingy Smartphone Users: Corporate Canada" Bloomberg 8:29 AM
  • "Developer Finds New Way to Promote His App" iSmashPhone 2:35 PM
  • "Dell UK launches an iOS and Android marketplace for purchasing products on the go" The Next Web 8:36 AM
  • "President Obama tries out Sphero, the iPhone controlled rolling robot" iMore 9:09 AM
  • "Chinese iPhone, Samsung, Motorola knockoffs use creative spelling" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:27 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "VMware Breached, More Hypervisor Source Code To Come: Hacker Hardcore Charlie reveals stolen VMware source code and documents from Asian defense contractors, promises more disclosures in May." InformationWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Sky offers 'secret', faster broadband to new customers" ZDNet UK 11:51 AM
  • "Corel ships WordPerfect Office X6 with e-book publishing capability" V3 11:40 AM
  • "Former Nokia Exec Slams Elop And Windows Phone: Former Nokia senior executive says CEO has wrecked the company with his choice to adopt Windows Phone." InformationWeek 12:09 PM
  • "Nokia may be working on even cheaper Lumia" TG Daily 11:32 AM
  • "Pixel Qi claims it can beat iPad display" EE Times 11:12 AM
  • "Facebook hacker comes clean on 'what really happened': Glenn Mangham of York, England, said he meant no harm and hoped Facebook would let him off the hook" IDG News Service 11:01 AM
  • "Babelverse Real-time Human Voice Translation Service Opens Public Beta" IDG News Service 10:59 AM
  • "Chinese iPhone, Samsung, Motorola knockoffs use creative spelling" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:49 AM
  • "Opera 12 'Wahoo' Beta Ships" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Notebook vendors to push ultra-like notebook models" DigiTimes 10:32 AM
  • "The future of the $200 tablet: You'll soon be able to get a lot more value for a lot less money." Computerworld 10:26 AM
  • "Samsung reveals chip for next flagship smartphone: The processor has four cores but uses less power than its dual-core predecessor" IDG News Service 10:25 AM
  • "Xilinx Rises After Sales Forecast Beats Estimates" Bloomberg 10:18 AM
  • "Google Drive for Linux on the way: Widespread user outcry elicits impromptu announcement on Google+ that Linux support is in the works" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Google Drive privacy concerns raised by YRO advocates: But Google says its policies are no more onerous than rival service providers" Computerworld 11:30 AM
  • "Hubbub over content rights greets Google Drive: Suspicion, confusion swirl around rules governing content on Google's online storage service" Associated Press 9:59 AM
  • "Nintendo Forecasts Smaller-Than-Estimated Full-Year Profit" Bloomberg 9:58 AM
  • "Nintendo Records $531.1 Million Annual Loss" [Paid Membership Required] 9:51 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Release at Apple's WWDC Possible, Not Likely" eWeek 8:33 AM
  • "Apple halo not so bright on one supplier: TriQuint shares slip as demand for iPhones seen falling" MarketWatch 1:13 PM
Apple Patent Applications
  • "Apple Patents: Apple Store Structure, OLED Driver & MacBook Air" Patently Apple 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For The MacBook Air" MacNews 8:12 AM
  • "Apple wants to improve brightness control on OLED screens" AppleInsider 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Eyes Ways To Improve Communication Between Devices" MacNews 8:15 AM
  • "Apple Introduces us to 'Gifting' iTunes Purchases via NFC" Patently Apple 10:58 AM
  • "Apple Wants To Make It Easier To Process Media Gifts" MacNews 8:15 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Smash Cops For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "The Heist For iPhone Is $0.99 Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "WrestleFest Premium For iPhone Is $0.99 Today (Was $2.99), The iPad Version Is On Sale For $1.99" Apple Sliced 9:19 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:52 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 9 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:16 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -6 And 4 Core Models... Up To $380 Off List Price" MacReviewZone 2:22 PM
  • "2011 Apple iMac Buyer's Guide -21.5 Inch -Up To $250 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 2:21 PM
  • "Closeout, Refurbished & Used Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices Start At $400" MacReviewZone 2:21 PM
  • "The Week's Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, $560 Off New MacBook Pro" Mac|Life 1:11 PM
  • "Apple Accessory Deals: iPhone, iPad, iPod Power Bundle for $15" FairerPlatform 1:10 PM

  • "Kickstarter: Do More with the iPad + Brydge" MacStories 9:27 AM
  • "Review: Logitech UE Air Speaker" MacTrast 6:30 PM
  • "Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover" MacNN 1:38 PM
  • "Pioneer AppRadio 2 review" T3 8:57 AM
  • "The Camalen Hexa is a good-looking leather kickstand case" Macworld 9:16 AM
  • "Adelaide MacBook bag review: Need a big bag to fit lots of tech in? Try this out for size" Macworld UK 11:03 AM
  • "MacGuffin's Curse Review: No better in the moonlight" Mac|Life 9:52 AM
  • "Max Payne Mobile review: Avenge Max Payne on your iOS device" Macworld UK 9:00 AM
  • "Mac Games: Space Invaders Takes On Kitten Sanctuary In A Battle To The Death" Mac 360 8:14 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "CloudOn: Microsoft Office on your iPad, courtesy of the cloud" Register Hardware 11:35 AM
  • "LinkedIn iPad App: Plenty To Like/LinkedIn's new application for the Apple iPad serves as a hub for business connections, news, and social networking in one slick, though not perfect, package." InformationWeek 2:38 PM
  • "Design your own iOS games with Sketch Nation Studio: Think you've got the artistic chops to build a better running, jumping, or flying game? This app gives you the tools, no coding skills required." CNET Reviews 2:40 PM
  • "Be Your Own Bank: Bitcoin Wallet for Apple" Forbes 8:25 AM
  • "Byword for iOS review: Basic concept text editor for Mac and iOS" PC Advisor 11:34 AM
  • "Tone-Deaf Lawyers Jeopardize the Draw Something Game" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:23 PM
  • "Assistant: Older iPhone Generations Just Got Their Own Siri" MacStories 2:53 PM
  • "Little Fox Music Box iPad app review: A delightful sing-along app with some beautiful illustrations that will be adored by children." Telegraph 9:06 AM
  • "Skylanders Cloud Patrol Review: Mobile game makes a nice addition to the Skylanders franchise" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Daily iPhone App: Spellsword is a tiny bite of RPG action" TUAW 3:14 PM
  • "Burnout CRASH for iOS review: Destroy everything and earn lots of money by doing so" Macworld UK 9:00 AM
  • "Appidemic: Triple Trouble for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:57 AM
  • "Polymer Review: Polymer is a puzzle game where players must slide pieces around a board to form large connected shapes, across 3 different game modes." 148Apps 3:31 PM
  • "Hambo Review: Hambo is a phenomenal physics puzzle game. The app has hundreds of levels, a detailed store, great graphics, and fun levels. Be sure to download this game!" 148Apps 11:20 AM
  • "Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning Review: Britain's stop-motion ovis aries goes for the gold in this unorthodox barnyard racer." 148Apps 11:03 AM
  • "Star Sloth Review: Quirky, fun, and great for on-the-go gaming. Star Sloth might be weird, but it does weird well." 148Apps 9:17 AM
  • "Spellsword Review: Spellsword is an arena action game in the vein of Super Crate Box, with RPG-esque character leveling." 148Apps 1:38 PM
  • "iPhone 3GS: S Definitely Stands for Speed" Low End Mac 9:07 PM
  • "Cassandra: Friday Review -The Weekend Arrives" eXtensions 8:02 PM
  • "Why Apple's CEO Is Right About 'Refrigerator-Toasters' — and Laptop-Tablets" Mashable 7:28 PM
  • "Remains of the Day: Eat at Jobs's" Macworld 7:04 PM
  • "Siri's Voice Can Be Heard In Nuance's Guidance" Seeking Alpha 3:31 PM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: No FridgeToaster for You: Let the iPad Evolve" The Mac Observer 2:57 PM
  • "iPads in the Office: What Are They Really Good For?" ReadWriteWeb 1:37 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' Idea for Ad-Supported Operating Systems Was Nearly a Reality" MacRumors 1:23 PM
  • "Tim Cook Wants Rivals to 'Invent Their Own Stuff'" PCWorld 11:01 AM
  • "Why is Tim Cook still doing business with Samsung? Samsung stages 'protest' at Australian Apple Store (with video)" MacDailyNews 10:08 AM
  • "Apple and the 'S' Curve" TheStreet 9:59 AM
  • "Smartphone Patent Wars: The Coming Sequel" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:58 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Not exactly missing it" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:42 AM
  • "The Apple 'halo effect' is all about iPads and iPhones now, NPD says" iDownload Blog 9:26 AM
  • "Would Apple be hurt by a strike at Foxconn Brazil? Workers at Foxconn's Brazil plant could strike next week, but such an action is unlikely to affect the supply of Apple products at this point." CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "Is Apple like Sony?" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:50 AM
  • "No, Apple won't go the Sony route: Forrester CEO George Colony argues that Apple will lose its way like Sony did. Colony's argument revolves around charisma, but he misses a few key competitive advantages." CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "Top analyst: 'Apple will decline'" CNN 9:57 AM
  • "Five not-so-obvious reasons why Apple won't be Sony redux"  ZDNet 9:16 AM
  • "Without Steve Jobs, Apple 'headed for a fall', Forrester: According to Forrester, Apple's best days are behind it." PCWorld 8:46 AM
  • "Apple iOS 6 Wishlist: 10 Features We Want/If iOS 6 is discussed at Apple's sold-out developer conference, here's what we want to hear." InformationWeek 8:34 AM
  • "Too Bad Tim Cook Scoffs At Tablet-Laptop Hybrids: Apple's So Close" Forbes 9:52 AM
  • "Is Apple CEO Tim Cook Right? Are Laptop-Tablet Hybrids Dead in the Water?"  Techland 9:17 AM
  • "Microsoft's Laptop Advantage Over Apple" TheStreet 9:11 AM
  • "Is Apple Running Out Of Juice? Nope" MacNews 8:15 AM
  • "Pride And Arrogance: How Apple Succeeds While The Competition Sleeps" PixoBebo 8:15 AM
  • "How Steve Jobs wanted to surprise 1 millionth iMac buyer" CNET News 7:29 PM
  • "Steve Jobs' Plan for a Willy Wonka-Style Celebration of the Millionth iMac" MacRumors 8:46 AM
  • "When Steve Jobs wanted to dress up as Willy Wonka" Network World 8:14 AM
  • "Google Drive Versus Dropbox: A Question Of Trust?" AppleBitch 8:13 AM
  • "Google Drive Proves It: Google Is Officially the Internet's Bad Guy/Despite Drive being comparable to other celebrated cloud services, its mixed welcome illuminates the complex nature of Google's reputation." WebProNews 6:21 PM
  • "Which Social Network Makes The Most Business Sense?" InformationWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Ubuntu 12.04 arrives and it's great" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Review: Dell simplifies the blade server" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Where do all the old programmers go?" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Trial: Page, Rubin and Schmidt: How did they do?" ZDNet 11:49 AM
  • "Google, Facebook privacy policies more confusing than credit card agreements: survey" MSNBC 10:53 AM
  • "Google's mixed record on non-search businesses revealed in court" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:40 AM
  • "Google Apps Platform Users Cite Data Security as Biggest Concern" eWeek 10:35 AM
  • "Can Dropbox, other cloud providers survive Google Drive?" Computerworld 10:26 AM
  • "Will Google Drive Snoop Inside Your Data? Google Needs to Be Clearer" Techland 11:36 AM
  • "Google Drive Is Fine and That Doesn't Matter" TheStreet 11:57 AM
  • "Smartphone Patent Wars: The Coming Sequel" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:07 AM
  • "BlackBerry 10 devices set for August unveiling?" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Smartphone buyers nix paying more than $50 a month for data" CNET News 10:03 AM
  • "Nintendo faces hard choices for a soft landing" Reuters 9:57 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Bloop For iPad Is Like If iOS Existed In The 80s" App Advice 9:23 PM
  • "Is that an iPhone in your bra or are you just happy to see me?" The Next Web 7:57 PM
  • "If you haven't unlocked your iPhone with the SAM unlock you better act fast before it's too late" iDownload Blog 7:28 PM
  • "Twitter Releases Update For iOS App" AppleBitch 3:08 PM
  • "Best Case Scenario: Griffin Passport for iPad" Mac|Life 2:53 PM
  • "Brydge Kickstarter Project Aims To Make The iPad A MacBook Pro Alternative" MacPrices 12:53 PM
  • "The best office apps for your iPad, round 3: As your iPad gets more and more business use, be sure to have these apps to get the most office productivity possible" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Amplifiear Might Just Fix The iPad's Awful Speaker" Cult of Mac 10:41 AM
  • " streams Airplay compatible TV from all over the world to your iOS device" 9 to 5 Mac 9:59 AM
  • "Adfonic releases latest SDK for iOS and Android" PRNewswire 9:48 AM
  • "VirnetX Receives Markman Order in Patent Infringement Action Against Cisco, Apple, NEC and Aastra" PRNewswire 9:48 AM
  • "HELIOS announces iPad Document Hub app at drupa" PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • "PDF2Office® for iWork® v2.0 ships – Mac PDF Converter for iWork Converts PDFs to editable Numbers, Keynote and Pages files" PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • "YooDara Luck on Your iPhone: Dr. YooDara app Delivers Fun" PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • " introduces a unique iOS referral tracking platform and a new, cost-effective way to promote apps." PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • " Adds iPhone Batteries to Their Product Line" PRWeb 9:46 AM
  • "Tony Northrup Publishes First Photography eBook with Video Training, Free Updates, Classroom Support to Apple iBooks for iPad and iPhone" PRWeb 9:45 AM
  • "Brydge iPad Keyboard Dock Looks to MacBook for Style Cues" Techland 9:42 AM
  • "New Job Site Features Mac-Friendly Employers" ehMac 9:01 AM
  • "Onion Browser Is an Encrypted Mobile Browser for iOS" Lifehacker 8:57 AM
  • "O2 Wallet on iPhone Video demo" V3 8:53 AM
  • "PlayerDuel lets iOS developers add a competition layer to their mobile games" The Next Web 8:36 AM
  • "LinkedIn arrives on the iPad" TUAW 9:08 AM
  • "iPhone 4S Hits Record High Activations While iPads Continue To Dominate Enterprise Tablet Activations According To Good Technology's Q1 2012 Device Activation Report: MarketWatch" PRNewswire 8:33 AM
  • "FANCRU Launches iOS App Fueling Sports Fan Engagement on Game Day and Beyond for Leagues, Teams, Venues, and Brands" Business Wire 8:23 AM
  • "Pic-a-Pix for iPad and iPhone - The ultimate mix of logic, art and fun" prMac 10:37 AM
  • "Guzzlebugs New iOS iphone game released" prMac 10:37 AM
  • "Graphic Node Launches the iOS Version of Templates for Numbers" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Digital Social Card my facecard: Free for Limited Time" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "danholt4mac announces Calories 3 is out now" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "CatfishBlues Games announces Zantetsuken 1.0 - New Action Game for iOS" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Bust a Move Delay Mirror - when you want to learn a new move" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "A beautiful magnifier App with Flash Light and Save function" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Paint FX: Photo Effects Editor 3.0 enhanced for new iPad, Retina Display" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Pro Compass 1.0 now available on the iTunes App Store" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "PuzzlePlus 1.0 Free for iPad - Jigsaw Puzzles of 300+ Free Pictures" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "School Writing 1.0 for iPad - Revolutionary, Teacher-Created Lessons App" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "iOS App The Nerd Test 1.0 - Now Available" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Dot Lock Protection PRO Version 2.0 Released for iOS" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Starmap Pro 3.0 for iOS - Interactive Planetarium Guide to the Sky" prMac 8:17 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Judge plans to inform jury that structure, sequence and organization of Java APIs are copyrightable" Foss Patents 9:40 AM
  • "Oracle's dangerous claim: APIs can be copyrighted" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Judge denies assertion of revived Oracle patent but Google still needs to take a license to it" Foss Patents 9:40 AM
  • "Google: Sun, Oracle couldn't compete with Android" ZDNet 11:47 AM
  • "Oracle v. Google: The Trial and the Errors" LinuxInsider 10:33 AM
  • "Oracle RMAN straps on rocket, hands admins launch button: Data Domain Boost cuts bandwidth by stonking 99%" The Register 11:35 AM
  • "Microsoft's Laptop Advantage Over Apple" TheStreet 9:55 AM
  • "5 Reasons Microsoft SkyDrive is Better Than Google Drive" PCWorld 10:59 AM
  • "Report: Microsoft tried and FAILED to offload Bing on Facebook" The Register 11:35 AM
  • "Is Microsoft's Bing secretly for sale?" CNET News 12:07 PM
  • "Bing, bang, boom: Is Microsoft's search engine secretly for sale?" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Microsoft Preps Spotify-Like Music Service: Streaming music service called 'Woodstock' would replace Zune-branded services, according to published report." InformationWeek 10:08 AM
  • "HP confirms Hunter to head up PC-and-printer borg: HP UK and Ireland PC boss Paul Hunter is the new chief of the merging Personal Systems and Imaging and Printing Groups." The Register 11:34 AM
  • "Cloudera partners with IBM, as its own influence grows" ZDNet 11:48 AM
  • "Lenovo Adds New Security, Fast-Boot Features To Windows 7 PCs" CRN 10:22 AM
  • "Dell Enterprise One Year Later" Forbes 12:03 PM
  • "Intel-based Lava Xolo phone measures up, says report" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Achronix chairman: Intel foundry gambit poised for payoff" EE Times 11:12 AM
  • "GlobalFoundries kicks off 3D chip stacking at 20nm" TG Daily 11:32 AM
  • "Video: Cisco CTO Comes Clean On 'Spin-In' Insiemi" CRN 10:22 AM
  • "Cloud computing: Legal standards up in the air/Cloud computing in the US is a 'Wild West' of legal standards. Do federal or local laws apply to cloud computing data? Can law enforcement access your data without your knowledge?" Los Angeles Times 10:21 AM
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Apple News
  • "Analyst: Did I say Apple shares will hit $1,001? Try $1,111" CNET News 8:46 PM
  • "Apple Is a $700 Stock: Trefis" TheStreet 7:28 PM
  • "Apple's Actual Value In Free Cash Flow Terms" Seeking Alpha 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Fuels Nasdaq, Women Fuel Harley" FOXBusiness 8:24 AM
  • "The Apple slingshot released: $57 billion in one clock tick/In two weeks, the company's value had been pulled down by nearly one Amazon" Fortune 8:26 AM
  • "10 Stocks Poised to Rise in Apple's Wake" TheStreet 9:41 AM
  • "Tight iPad Supply Offers Upside For Apple Suppliers" Seeking Alpha 8:28 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks extend rise on earnings, housing: NAR index of pending U.S. home sales hits two-year high" MarketWatch 4:35 PM
  • "S&P 500 Caps Biggest Three-Day Advance Since February" Bloomberg 4:35 PM
  • "Blue Chips Rally on Housing Data, Easing Euro Tension" FOXBusiness 4:35 PM
  • "Dow Gains For Third Straight Session" TheStreet 4:35 PM
  • "Stocks gain as 'stimulus addicts' look for a fix" CNNMoney 11:55 AM
  • "Upturn in homes sales sends stocks slightly higher" Associated Press 10:20 AM
  • "Dow Gains Over 100 Points" [Paid Membership Required] 4:36 PM
  • "Stocks: Choppy trading ahead" CNNMoney 9:38 AM
  • "London shares buoyed by oil, Unilever" MarketWatch 12:00 PM
  • "China Unicom Leads Hang Seng Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Advance for Second Day After Bernanke Remarks" Bloomberg 9:52 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks end mostly higher; China dips" MarketWatch 9:44 AM
  • "European Stocks Slip" [Paid Membership Required] 9:50 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe holds gains amid mixed earnings/Oil, autos rally; losers include banks, Alcatel-Lucent, AstraZeneca" MarketWatch 11:55 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:38 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:38 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:14 PM

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