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Weekend Highlights: Late Thursday, Apple took new tack against Qualcomm seeking invalidation of four patents; fresh ruling from US Supreme Court backs Apple's iPhone privacy stance requiring warrants to access cellphone data—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Dan Moren expresses frustration over slow Mac updates, delcaring "long product cycles are ... now normal for the Mac"; Ben Lovejoy thinks he has a solution to the MacBook Pro dilemma that would keep all parties happy; ZDNet takes FileMaker 17 for a spin; Simon Royal argues life's "too short to argue over operating systems" says end result is that you're happy with your choice; Gregg Keizer delves into new privacy features in Mojave; Japan now seeing Apple mapping vehicles on the roads; man in Toronto, CA sues Apple over Apple Watch scratches; The Drum interviews Susan Bennett, Siri's original voice; interesting interview with Andy Hertzfeld; BGR claims exclusive first look at 6.1" LCD iPhone; commentary from Channel NewsAsia poses question whether "Xiaomi is twice as good as Apple".

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  • "'Kids are growing up Apple': If you don't own an Apple product, look again. One out of three American households does, and it could be yours. 'Kids are growing up Apple. That brand equity goes very far', Ben Arnold, NPD's director of industry analysis, tells BetaNews."  BetaNews 8:19 AM
  • "Will Apple Sputter When It Runs Out of Jobs Juice?" MacNewsWorld 9:11 AM
  • "Apple's Texas move 'in peril' after attorney calls contract 'rigged': The company initially had plans to invest $304 million in Austin, Texas, but now the county isn't sure it wants to offer Apple incentives to come to the city."  CNET News 8:27 AM
  • "Official: Apple deal 'in peril' over delays in approving incentives" Austin American-Statesman [Free Registration Required] 8:56 AM
  • "Apple courts EPIX for upcoming TV: sources" Reuters 4:29 PM
  • "Dear Tim Cook: Apple is not the world's tech inventor/At a recent earnings call, Molly Wood was shocked to hear Apple's CEO accuse the rest of the tech industry of not inventing its 'own stuff.' Innovation isn't invention: and even invention is usually inspiration."  CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "Apple sales rocket in China, but growth may slow" Yahoo! News 8:32 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Smart Cover Allegedly Infringes on Bovino Patent" Patently Apple 9:32 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Smart Cover targeted in patent lawsuit" CNET News 4:30 PM
  • "Over A Year Since Launch, The Mac App Store Passes 10,000 App Milestone" TechCrunch 4:22 PM
  • "Apple's Mac App Store reaches 10,000 applications" AppleInsider 9:06 PM
  • "iOS developers plan an alternative to WWDC after sell out" BGR 8:32 AM
  • "Apple Cancels WWDC Orders For Developers Who Purchased More Than One Ticket" Cult of Mac 8:56 AM
  • "Java Development Kits for OS X Released, Consumer Version Soon" The Mac Observer 8:11 AM
  • "Hackers re-target Apple Mac OS with Flashback Java security vulnerability" V3 4:21 PM
  • "New SDK offers solution to Apple phasing out iOS UDID: Adfonic's new SDK for iOS offers compatibility with alternatives to Apple's the UDID device identification system that Apple is rumoured to be phasing out." Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/What options are available for an encrypted drive without a key or password, along with other questions answered." MacFixIt 7:09 PM
  • "Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps?" Ars Technica 8:11 AM
  • "The shortest Google Drive review you'll read today: Known unknown error leaves Mac in neutral" The Register 8:14 AM
  • "QuickMailer Review: Let's not pause for these e-messages" Mac|Life 4:57 PM
  • "MacMost Now 702: iPad Video Screen Capture With AirServer" MacMost 8:10 AM
  • "Review: The Cheap Super App Converter For Mac (money, units, and calculators)" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Try The Cheap And Easy Way To Run Linux (and Windows) On Your Mac" NoodleMac 8:08 AM
  • "Get Free Classy Photos For Your Mac's Desktop Wallpaper (new images daily)" TeraTalks 8:08 AM
  • "How To Bring Photo Album Slideshows To Your Mac's Screen (while you're working)" McSolo 8:09 AM
  • "A Cheap Mac App That Gives You A Pain Free, Instant Backup Experience" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Why You Need This Mac App Spam Filter Instead Of Apple's Junk Mail" BohemianBoomer 8:08 AM
  • "The Future Of Time Tracking And Attention Management Is A Free Mac App" Mac 360 8:08 AM
  • "Forget Apple: Oracle to bring Java security fixes directly to Mac users" Ars Technica 9:13 PM
  • "On the Gamification of Apps and Strongly-Worded Opinions" 512 Pixels 7:09 PM
  • "The Case For Multiple Apple Developer Conferences" Cult of Mac 5:45 PM
  • "Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Perhaps the Best Version Ever" Low End Mac 4:58 PM
  • "Apple fanboi offers to change name to get WWDC ticket" The Register 4:21 PM
  • "After Flashback, Apple Walled Gardens Won't Help" InformationWeek 10:14 AM
Press Releases
  • "Firefox 13 (Beta) Goes Live For Mac, Windows, and Linux!" RazorianFly 4:57 PM
  • "Opera 12 goes 64-bit, sandboxes plugins, delivers very good HTML5 compatibility" FairerPlatform 9:27 AM
  • "Wolfram Alpha Launches Desktop App" Mashable 9:12 AM
  • "Oracle proVides Java fixes directly to Mac users" Macworld 9:08 PM
  • "Oracle upgrades standard Java, JavaFX: Enhancements include first delivery of SDKs for Mac OS X, along with garbage collection and virtual machine boosts" InfoWorld 10:39 AM
  • "Oracle finally releases first Java Developement Kits for Mac OS X" 9 to 5 Mac 8:57 AM
  • "PDF2Office Pro v6.0 converts XPS & PDFs to OmniGraffle and Office files" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "DropKey Brings Effortless File Encryption to the Mac" prMac 8:22 AM
  • "Free Online Automation Workshops --complete course outlines and materials for delivering guided hands-on workshops, designed to teach attendees how to use the powerful automation tools built-into OS X." Mac OS X Automation 8:05 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Study: Apple customer service complaints low, call automation could use work" AppleInsider 9:04 PM
  • "Apple Ireland political visit applauds Euro expansion" SlashGear 7:18 PM
  • "Irish PM visits Apple's European headquarters" AppleInsider 9:18 PM
  • "Workers protest at Foxconn plant in China: Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Foxconn, Apple Inc's main manufacturer, threatened to jump off the roof of a building in a protest over wages just a month after the two firms announced a landmark agreement on improving working conditions." Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "iPhone app dowloads plummeted in March while marketing costs held steady" VentureBeat 8:57 AM
  • "Crackdown On Download Bots Meant Installs For Top iOS Apps Took A Dive In March" TechCrunch 4:21 PM
  • "Apple to open a staff-only eatery to keep secrets safe" BBC 8:31 AM
  • "Study: iOS dominates Android four to one in the enterprise/Mobile management vendor Good finds Apple is crushing Android on tablet front, holding slim lead in smartphones" InfoWorld 8:57 AM
  • "Kindle Fire killing other Android tabs, iPad dominates" FairerPlatform 4:19 PM
  • "A look behind Apple's App Store curtain" CNNMoney 8:44 AM
  • "Could Apple be affected by Brazilian Foxconn strike? Next week's strikes are unlikely to have an impact on Apple product supplies" Macworld UK 8:44 AM
  • "Apple iOS Leads Enterprise Adoption With Strong Growth Driven By iPhone 4S and iPad 2 in Q1 2012 – Good Technology" MacPrices 12:58 PM
  • "Samsung overtakes Apple as world's largest smartphone vendor: Shifts 31 per cent of total market share" The Inquirer 8:29 AM
  • "Did Samsung sell more smartphones than Apple?" Fortune 8:31 AM
  • "Samsung Passes Nokia To Become World's No. 1 Phone Maker" AllThingsD 8:30 AM
  • "The King is dead -- Samsung snatches crown from Nokia and Apple" BetaNews 10:39 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung: IHS, Strategy Analytics Can't Agree Who's No. 1" Barron's 9:58 AM
  • "Apple kills Chomp for Android app — Apple News, Tips and Reviews" GigaOM 9:12 AM
  • "Apple lets kids play with iPads rather than iMacs" TUAW 9:20 AM
  • "Indie 'Jobs' movie finds its Wozniak: 'Book of Mormon' star Josh Gad in talks to play Apple co-founder" Variety 8:24 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' death clears way for Broadway star to play Woz: Sticking with their casting policy of picking actors-who-look-quite-a-lot-like-the-character, the makers of the Steve Jobs biopic are in talks with tubby TV funnyman Josh Gad for the part of Steve Wozniak." The Register 8:24 AM
  • "Monster to release iPhone speaker docks this year" CNET Asia 8:19 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Sony releases Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Tablet S" V3 12:22 PM
  • "Panasonic touts monster 8k by 4k 'flickerless' plasma: 145in big enough for ya?" Register Hardware 12:14 PM
  • "Huawei: Touch-free smartphones and infinite cloud storage are on the way" IDG News Service 11:22 AM
  • "Dropbox Boosts Free Storage Limit to 5GB to Match Google Drive" PCWorld 11:20 AM
  • "Google goes to Washington: The FTC looks prepared to go to trial over antitrust complaints. Meanwhile, Google is expanding its Washington presence in a big way." Fortune 1:02 PM
  • "Google explains Ice Cream Sandwich delays" TG Daily 12:08 PM
  • "Google Drive Problem Is a Public Cloud Problem, Says Privacy Expert" CSO 11:20 AM
  • "Acer to reenter world top-3 PC vendor rankings, says chairman" DigiTimes 10:39 AM
  • "Former Sun chief about Google: 'immune to copyright laws, good citizenship, they don't share'" Foss Patents 10:14 AM
  • "F-Secure cuts growth outlook, shares drop" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "RIM's Future Hangs on Developer Support for 'new BlackBerry'" Network World 11:19 AM
  • "RIMM Up 4% on Chatter of 'BB10' Time Frame, Fairfax Remarks" Barron's 9:56 AM
  • "Sharp to eke out profit on washing machines and printers" Reuters 10:09 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy series rockets company to record £2.75bn profit" V3 12:20 PM
  • "Galaxy phones power Samsung to record $5.2 billion profit" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Google Patent Reveals a QWERTY Styled Smartphone Design" Patent Bolt 12:56 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets tech writer Geoffrey Morrison, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, and The NPD Group's Ross Rubin this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 12:57 PM
  • "Interview with Anne Geddes about 'My First Five Years" Your Mac Life 12:54 PM
  • "Ken Segall Recalls His Stories As Steve Jobs' Ad Man On This Week's CultCast" Cult of Mac 8:56 AM
  • "Interview with Ken Segall, author of 'Insanely Simple" Your Mac Life 8:07 AM
  • "Apple pulls Bluetooth OnOff from the App Store" ZDNet 8:11 AM
  • "New iPad lands in India and eight other countries today: Apple's new tablet travels around the world to nine more countries today, adding up to a grand total of 56 different nations." CNET News 8:26 AM
  • "Third Generation iPad Comes to India, 8 More Countries" The Mac Observer 9:05 AM
  • "Linux Creator Loves MacBook Air, Ivy Bridge MacBook Update Expectations, and More" Low End Mac 4:58 PM
  • "Apple's Record 2nd Quarter, Free Snow Leopard for MobileMe Users, iCloud Alternatives, and More" Low End Mac 4:58 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Postale For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:09 AM
  • "Retro Pinball For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:09 AM
  • "I Must Run! Reloaded For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:09 AM
  • "iPad Accessories Buyer's Guide -Best Selling Apple iPad Accessories -From $2 To $350 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:04 PM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:10 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:10 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:10 AM
  • "Weekend Mac Deals: Refurbished Mac mini from $469" FairerPlatform 4:19 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 19 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:59 AM
  • "Best Selling Digital Cameras -Prices Range From $68 To $2,500 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:04 PM

  • "Apple iPhone 4S review" T3 9:27 PM
  • "Single Drive Thunderbolt: CalDigit T1 versus others" Bare Feats 3:27 PM
  • "Comfe Hands Help Ipad Users Get a Grip – Ipad Gear Review" PadGadget 8:59 AM
  • "Monster's Clarity HD Model One Speakers Are Party Central [Review] Cult of Mac 4:53 PM
  • "Latest iPad: Bangkok Arrival, Unboxing and Setup" eXtensions 8:09 AM
  • "Pixma MG4120: All the basics, expensive black ink" Macworld 8:56 AM
  • "DBest Duo Speakers Great For Small Devices While You're On-The-Go" MacNews 8:45 AM
  • "Hammerhead Capo Case Review: The Capo case from Hammerhead does what it says it does - protects and serves." 148Apps 8:59 AM
  • "Orion iPhone 4/4S review: A leather version of the Smart Cover for the iPhone" Macworld UK 8:59 AM
  • "Review: iFrogz Summit Case for the new iPad and iPad 2" Beatweek Magazine 12:55 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Here's A List Of Top Instagram Viewers For iPad" Redmond Pie 9:13 PM
  • "My Dropbox Writing Workflow" MacStories 4:57 PM
  • "Review: Tentacle Wars Will Poke Its Way Into Your iPad, Briefly" Wired 9:29 PM
  • "New App Watches Your Every Move: The creators of Placeme think 'persistent tracking' will have all sorts of positive uses—from keeping tabs on your exercise habits to keeping watch over loved ones." Technology Review 4:21 PM
  • "Why iPhone photographers should get Camera Awesome right now" TechHive 9:19 AM
  • "If You Haven't Tried Tweetbot, Hit It Up Right Now...Seriously" AppleBitch 2:44 PM
  • "LinkedIn For iPad Is Great If You're Very LinkedIn [Review] Cult of Mac 4:54 PM
  • "Face Recognition Photo App Hopes To Sidestep Basic Flaw With A Blink [Review] Cult of Mac 4:53 PM
  • "Avengers Origins: Assemble! on My iPad!" Wired 8:29 AM
  • "Appidemic: MonTowers – Legend of Summoners for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 9:10 AM
  • "Cartoonatic+ Review: Add wacky special effects to your mobile Videos" Macworld 8:56 AM
  • "'Marvel Vs. Capcom 2' Review - A Lackluster Port of a Classic but Still a Fun Novelty" Touch Arcade 4:57 PM
  • "A Sugar High You Will Never Want To Come Down From — iPad Game Review" PadGadget 8:59 AM
  • "Moovin Up Review: Moovin Up is a funny puzzle game with some challenging levels involving cows." 148Apps 4:57 PM
  • "Big Win Blackjack Review: It feels a little empty, but Big Win Blackjack is still a worthwhile game of twenty-one." 148Apps 4:57 PM
  • "Lock 'n' Load Review: Hordes of nightmares and fantasy monsters don't stand a chance in this dual-stick shooter." 148Apps 4:57 PM
  • "Ballistic SE Review: Blast through enemy waves in this beautiful twin stick shooter!" 148Apps 4:56 PM
  • "Ski Safari Review/Yes it's 'just' another runner and yes it's got simple one-touch controls, but Ski Safari does one thing incredibly well: Fun." 148Apps 8:59 AM
  • "How To AirPlay Content From iPhone, iPad Or iPod touch To Windows Using Aerodrom" Redmond Pie 6:22 PM
  • "Untangling iOS Wireless Problems" Macinstruct 8:23 AM
  • "How to Use Focus & Exposure Lock with the iPhone Camera" OS X Daily 4:57 PM
  • "Stream Your New iPad or iPhone 4S Camera Live To AppleTV with AirPlay [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:53 PM
  • "Computing with Bifocals: Tips for iPhone, Mac Folder Icons, Browser Privacy" The Mac Observer 4:51 PM
  • "Will AT&T and Verizon 4G LTE ever be compatible? Annoyed that your AT&T 4G LTE iPad won't work on Verizon and vice versa? You're not alone. And Ask Maggie explains why and whether it will ever change." CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "iOS Tip: Saving And Accessing Draft Emails On Your iOS Device" MacTrast 9:12 AM
  • "Tony Fadell: Apple seriously considered hardware keyboard for iPhone" The Verge 9:17 PM
  • "Ex-Apple exec: iPhone could have had hardware keyboard" Electronista 9:17 PM
  • "My Ridiculous Back And Forth With iTunes Technical Support Staff Because iTunes Won't Let Me Enter The New Security Information" Thomas Fitzgerald 9:03 PM
  • "Celebrity iPhone ads score well with viewers" TUAW 7:24 PM
  • "Apple said talking to Epix over Apple TV streaming" Electronista 5:44 PM
  • "iPhones selling like hotcakes" Examiner 4:37 PM
  • "The Unanalyzable Apple" Forbes 4:37 PM
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending April 27" Network World 4:22 PM
  • "Particle Debris: Are Apple Fans in Denial? No They're Not" The Mac Observer 3:29 PM
  • "Apple's next revolution should be in your car: Car stereos and navigation systems are a mess, but Apple could make it all just work" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "Bill Gross Is Concerned about Apple's Domination" [Video Report] Bloomberg 10:07 AM
  • "Notebooks are the Past, Tablets are the Future"  Tech.pinions 9:26 AM
  • "6 Reasons iPad Hybrid Tablets Are Inevitable: Apple's chief executive says he won't consider an iPad that transforms into a laptop. Here's why he may not have any choice in the matter." InformationWeek 10:13 AM
  • "Why Apple Shouldn't Kill Off The 17-Inch MacBook Pro" Redmond Pie 9:12 AM
  • "Why Apple Will Never Equal Sony: Is Apple destined to decline, as Forrester's CEO has predicted? If so, it won't be due to the absence of Steve Jobs." InformationWeek 8:59 AM
  • "The True Era Of 'Personal Computing' Is Here" MacNews 8:44 AM
  • "First time Apple product buyers spell trouble for PC world" ZDNet 8:44 AM
  • "iPhone 5: Make or break for Apple v Samsung?" Computerworld 8:09 AM
  • "Apple's Doomed? More Than One Person Thinks So" TheStreet 9:09 AM
  • "The Signs Of Apple's Decline" PixoBebo 8:09 AM
  • "Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV" GigaOM 5:43 PM
  • "Another Big Step Toward DRM-Free E-Books/Amazon, ask yourself. What's worse: piracy, or indifference from the people who are supposed to be your customers?" InformationWeek 4:29 PM
  • "Google's 'Zerg rush' Easter egg game eats up search results" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "Building a budget PC for under $360" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "The week in tech: 5 must-know things" USA Today 12:19 PM
  • "Video: The Most Insanely Important, Mind-Blowing Tech News of the Week" Techland 12:17 PM
  • "I hate Ubuntu, but my mother-in-law loves it" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "Some public cloud providers have 'dirty disks', report finds: Data from other customers can still be accessed long after it was meant to be wiped" Network World 12:03 PM
  • "HTC Titan II Review: Initial Impressions (Hands-On Photos)" TechCrunch 11:55 AM
  • "Four Gaming Clichés That Absolutely Need To Die" HotHardware 11:27 AM
  • "How to Migrate From BlackBerry to Android" PCWorld 11:22 AM
  • "These bedrooms are the stuff of nerds' dreams" MSNBC 11:07 AM
  • "Amazon outage one year later: Are we safer?" Network World 10:55 AM
  • "Is GPL licensing in decline? As Apache licenses proliferate, two warring camps have formed over whether the GPL is or isn't falling out of favor" InfoWorld 10:54 AM
  • "BYOD Programs Divide Employees, Businesses: Survey" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "Why The Antitrust Allegations Against Google Are Absurd" Forbes 1:03 PM
  • "How to Choose Between Cloud Storage Services like Google Drive and Dropbox" Techland 12:21 PM
  • "How Google's Drive helps kill Microsoft's Office" CNET News 1:06 PM
  • "Nokia loses mobile top spot. What does it have left?" GigaOM 10:48 AM
  • "Facebook Has No Business Being Compared to Apple, Google and Amazon" TheStreet 10:55 AM
  • "Dear Samsung: Google Screwed Up -- Time To Ditch Them And Go After Apple Yourself" Business Insider 8:53 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Ascension for iOS on Sale" Wired 4:21 PM
  • "Monty Python app brings 'Flying Circus' sketches to iOS: Python Bytes serves up nearly two dozen sketches from the first season of the show, plus a few fun extras." CNET Reviews 4:20 PM
  • "What do Average Consumers Think of the New Star-studded iPhone Ads? Ace Metrix Knows" Business Wire 10:16 AM
  • "Top 5 GPS Apps For The iPhone" BYTE 9:11 AM
  • "iCade Core & Mobile gain UK pricing and release info" AppleTell 9:10 AM
  • "Apple Co-Founder to Speak at EuraMedia Summit 2012" Globe Newswire 9:09 AM
  • "Linkedin finally arrives on the Apple Ipad" The Inquirer 8:28 AM
  • "Get Plain Text v1.0 - App to Let Users Convert Copied Text to Plain Text" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Guest List Organizer 2.0 for iPad - Guest Tracker with iCloud Support" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Tabletop Clock 1.0 Released for iPad" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Delivery Tracker 1.0 iPhone App now available in Apple App Store" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Eerie Studios introduce Junk Punk 1.0 for iOS - Fast-Paced Action Game" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Chronicle Mini 2.0 Released With Bill Reminder E-mail Service" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "2do BY day Offers Users Simplicity In A Task Manager App" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Australia Visa App Takes The Confusion Out Of Applying For A Visa" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "baKno Releases Charts - The Ultimate 3D Charting Tool for Businesses" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Distinctive Developments Races onto iOS with Downhill Xtreme Debut" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "iList Apps - My List Shopping App Lets Users Build Lists From The Web" prMac 8:22 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Quick fix for Hotmail password bug: Microsoft has rushed out a fix for a serious bug in its Hotmail webmail services." BBC 10:26 AM
  • "Microsoft squashes Hotmail password hijack bug" The Register 12:13 PM
  • "Say Hello to Windows Azure, The World's Most Misunderstood Cloud" Wired Magazine 12:29 PM
  • "Microsoft guns for web sales biz in piracy crackdown: Microsoft reportedly has two more companies in its sight as the software giant's licensing crackdown focuses on China." The Register 12:16 PM
  • "Microsoft continues push for home-automation OS" Electronista 9:18 PM
  • "Could this be HP's Windows 8 business slate?" ZDNet 12:33 PM
  • "Oracle CFO: We didn't want this lawsuit with Google" CNET News 4:30 PM
  • "Oracle and Google rest in copyright trial; Oracle CFO says 'it's hard to compete with free'" The Verge 5:45 PM
  • "Majority of big data is 'worthless', says Oracle's Mark Hurd" V3 12:20 PM
  • "Oracle upgrades standard Java, JavaFX" InfoWorld 10:35 AM
  • "Can analytics cut rugby injuries? IBM thinks so" ZDNet 12:35 PM
  • "Intel anticipates major smartphone market share" TG Daily 12:09 PM
  • "Intel buys $75 million worth of patents from Aware Inc.: Wi-Fi, LTE technology emphasized in Intel purchase" Network World 11:22 AM
  • "Aware Up 60%; Selling WiFi, LTE Patents To Intel For $75M" Forbes 9:53 AM
  • "Aware to sell patents to Intel for $75 million, shares surge" Reuters 9:53 AM
  • "Intel seeks help from supply chain in response to changes in Acer ultrabook plans" DigiTimes 10:40 AM
  • "Intel researchers plan for a smarter, personalised cloud using sensors" Techworld 12:03 PM
  • "AMD consolidating data centers with cloud, hardware upgrades: AMD will reduce its number of data centers from 12 to three by 2014 and is also considering software licensing fees and taxes in consolidation effort" IDG News Service 10:55 AM
  • "CISPA Passes The House: What You Need to Know" PCWorld 11:20 AM
  • "How CISPA would affect you (faq): CISPA may have cleared the U.S. House of Representatives, but the fight isn't over. It's shifted to the U.S. Senate. Here's CNET's FAQ on what you need to know about this particularly controversial Internet bill." CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "U.S. turns spy agency on itself, critics of cyber bill say" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:52 AM
  • "CISPA Cyber-Threat Bill Passes House Despite Worries Over Privacy" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "CISPA passes the House, privacy battle moves to Senate" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "IT engineers ponder fix to dangerous Internet routing problem: Weakness in the Internet's routing system can cause major service outages and allow hackers to spy on communications" IDG News Service 10:56 AM
  • "Chip execs see 20 nm variants, 3-D ICs ahead" EE Times 10:40 AM
  • "How chips, PCs, services companies are faring" Yahoo! News 6:02 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: Jefferies Sees 'Enormous' iPhone 5 Ramp, 'iTV'" Barron's 4:20 PM
  • "You Can't Analyze Apple, Just Own It" Forbes 10:54 AM
  • "The unrepentant Ed Zabitsky and his $270 Apple price target" Fortune 10:54 AM
  • "A look at the Apple short, plus the VIX" MarketWatch 4:21 PM
Industry News
  • "Amazon, Expedia lead broad tech gains" MarketWatch 4:24 PM
  • "U.S. stocks rise on strong earnings reports: Analysts note household spending a silver lining in GDP data" MarketWatch 4:24 PM
  • "Dow Back in Black for April, S&P Tops 1400" CNBC 4:25 PM
  • "Stocks Rise as Solid Earnings Trump GDP Data" FOXBusiness 12:42 PM
  • "S&P 500 Gains as Retailers Surge to Record on Earnings" Bloomberg 12:42 PM
  • "Stocks Finish Week With Polite Gains" TheStreet 4:25 PM
  • "Stocks close out a strong week" CNNMoney 4:25 PM
  • "Dow Rises, Gains 1.5% on Week" [Paid Membership Required] 4:26 PM
  • "Stocks mull U.S. economy, Spain downgrade" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Canadian stocks rise; Air Canada up 14%" MarketWatch 12:53 PM
  • "Asia Falls on Europe Woes" [Paid Membership Required] 9:42 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Drop as Europe Concerns Overshadow Japan Stimulus" Bloomberg 9:44 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia falls as Europe woes offset Japan easing" MarketWatch 9:37 AM
  • "European Stocks End Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 12:44 PM
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