MacSurfer's Headline News
Home | Apple Stock | Tracked Sites | TechNN | | E-Mail | Sherlock Plugin
Login | Subscribe to MacSurfer's Headline News
Poll | Most Popular | Talking Heads | A Year Ago Today |

MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, May 8, 2012


MacSurfer's Headline News Reader Specials

Charge your MacBook, your iPhone, and your AirPods with this 3-in-1 MFi Lightning, MicroUSB & USB-C Cable. Just $19.99 for a limited time. Perfect for both home and travel.

WEEKEND BLOWOUT: Every NEW or RENEWING paid subscriber receives AN EXTRA YEAR FREE.

If you could choose a default AI assistant on iPhone, would you stick with Siri, go Google, or Amazon's Alexa? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

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".

Today's MacUpdate Promo offers 50% savings on Super PhotoCut Pro for just $24.99. "Removing image background from wedding veil and transparent object is a complex and difficult matting task even on the premise that you are proficient in Photoshop. Now it could be easily done by Super PhotoCut Pro, which professionally focuses on veil and transparency masking. With proprietary best-in-class masking algorithm, Super PhotoCut Pro instantly changes complex image background and get the dramatic stand-out images done in seconds-to-minutes instead of minutes-to-hours."

  • "Apple's Reputation tougher than GE's based on recent tax avoidance scandal: Apple is virtually 'Teflon' in public reputation in the US, at least in the context of recent 'diverted taxes' revelations, and especially compared to last year's GE 'zero tax bill' scandal."  YouGov BrandIndex 10:59 AM
  • "The N.Y. Times' tax-avoidance story didn't stick to Apple" Fortune 10:59 AM
  • "Apple's reputation untarnished by tax issue, study says" CNET News 2:27 PM
  • "Judge: Proview Can't Sue Apple in California in iPad Trademark Battle/A California judge threw out Proview Electronics Co.'s lawsuit against Apple Inc. AAPL -0.23% over the iPad trademark in China, the latest twist in the legal fight over the rightful owner of the tablet's name." [Paid Membership Required] 6:12 PM
  • "Judge throws out Proview's iPad suit vs Apple" Reuters 7:03 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung drop claims against each other but disagree more than ever on key issues" ["Apple says Samsung has now become the number one in worldwide smartphone sales thanks to infringement, claims Samsung owes billions of dollars in damages"]  Foss Patents 8:51 AM
  • "Apple, Samsung trim patent claims, but still can't get along: The decision by the companies to reduce their claims comes a week after they were ordered to do by Judge Lucy Koh." CNET News 10:20 AM
  • "Apple: 'If Only It Were Cheaper'" ["Let's ignore the fact that Apple hasn't been 'expensive' for a long time. Apple hit a 52 week high of $644 on April 10, 2012. Since then shares have fallen more than 12% to $565.25. At its high, Apple traded for 13.76 times estimated 2012 earnings. That ratio has now fallen to 12.08. Yet still, my investing friends aren't buying Apple. Fear has taken over. 'What if Apple falls more?' Given that it's nearly impossible to time the bottom of a stock, it could. That still shouldn't engender such fearful emotions. Allow me the attempt to instill some confidence."]  The Motley Fool 9:03 AM
  • "Why Microsoft's anti-iPad strategy will backfire: Redmond's isolationist tack toward Apple's tablet will only make Windows, Office, and SharePoint less relevant to users"  InfoWorld 9:07 AM
  • "Apple retail stores 'bulging at the seams' at 8400 average square feet: Apple's original vision for its retail operations is proving too small, as the company's stores are continuously mobbed with crowds looking to buy iPhones, iPads and Macs." AppleInsider 8:50 AM
  • "Apple: Retail Stores Require Special Metrics, Says Needham" Barron's 2:28 PM
  • "SkyDrive and iCloud: Why choose? Microsoft pitches its SkyDrive as superior to Apple's iCloud, but the reality is that most of us will use multiple cloud services." CNET News 9:09 AM
  • "Apple: Retail Stores Require Special Metrics, Says Needham" Barron's 2:28 PM
  • "Apple Testing Notifications on iCloud Website" MacRumors 2:22 PM
  • "What is Flashback?" Intego 11:02 AM
  • "Reported AppleCare training points to June Mountain Lion launch" AppleInsider 7:14 PM
  • "Remove stubborn Spotlight privacy items in OS X: Unlike other services, Spotlight settings are located in special hidden folders." MacFixIt 7:14 PM
  • "GarageBand: Re-downloading Learn to Play Artist Lessons" Apple Support 7:15 PM
  • "Lion Server: Unable to connect to L2TP VPN server using full name" Apple Support 7:15 PM
  • "Lion Server: Allowing custom URL protocols in links via wiki service" Apple Support 7:15 PM
  • "Lion DiskMaker makes it easier to create a bootable Lion installer" Macworld 6:11 PM
  • "How To: Configure Lion Profile Manager" Amsys 9:08 AM
  • "How to delete the Dock delay" Macworld 9:02 AM
  • "How to count items in a folder in OS X" CNET Reviews 6:12 PM
  • "Convert Rich Text to Plain Text Quickly in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 10:59 AM
  • "Announce When a Command Line Task is Completed in Mac OS X" OS X Daily 7:14 PM
  • "Mac Mail Tip: Remove Attachments Prior To Archiving" MacTrast 9:06 AM
  • "Track Changes You Make To Your Mac With Terminal [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 9:08 AM
  • "Revealed: My Secret Mac Backup Plan (how to save your Mac from disaster)" Mac 360 4:01 PM
  • "What Microsoft can teach Apple about security response" ZDNet 7:33 PM
  • "On Dumping Microsoft Office" TeraTalks 3:59 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Operating systems cost too much!" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:42 AM
Press Releases
  • "Evernote for Mac update features new 'card' view, improved attachment saving" The Verge 7:19 PM
  • "KeyCue teaches hidden Adobe Illustrator shortcuts" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Chord Dictionary 1.0 for OS X - Reverse Chord Lookup from the Fretboard" prMac 7:27 AM
  • "Zevrix Updates Output Factory for InDesign: Improves Queue Management" prMac 7:27 AM
  • "DEVONagent updated and DEVONagent Express available outside the Mac App Store" DEVONtechnologies 7:26 AM
  • "Chronos Announces Labelist 7" Chronos 7:24 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Now Has 84% of US Mobile Gaming Revenue" 148Apps 9:10 AM
  • "Target slashing price of iPhone 4S by $50: The retailer is discounting the cost of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 at some of its stores, following an earlier price promotion in March." CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "You Can Buy an iPad 2 for $320 and That's Freaking Cheap" Gizmodo 9:09 AM
  • "HP: Undervalued and Preparing for Apple Assault" TheStreet 8:23 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly canceling its plans to launch a local-currency iBookStore in Brazil" The Next Web 11:01 AM
  • "T-Mobile: Full-Speed iPhones in 2012, LTE-Advanced in 2013" PC Magazine 11:12 AM
  • "T-Mobile Expansion to Include iPhone Compatibility" The Mac Observer 8:15 AM
  • "T-Mobile CEO: network getting ready for iPhone" TUAW 9:19 AM
  • "Sprint CEO Hands Back $3.25M To Appease Shareholders Who Are Unhappy With Its iPhone Deal" Cult of Mac 9:07 AM
  • "Two More Small U.S. Carriers Launching iPhone on May 18 with $50 Discounts" MacRumors 10:20 AM
  • "Bluegrass Cellular to offer iPhone on May 18" Macworld 10:22 AM
  • "Bluegrass Cellular to Offer iPhone 4S on May 18" PRNewswire 9:27 AM
  • "John Browett, Apple's New Head of Retail, Sends Introductory Email to Store Employees" MacRumors 7:17 PM
  • "Apple employees to get exclusive restaurant deals with Pirq" GeekWire 9:02 AM
  • "Pirq lands Apple deal, California bound" Seattle Times 6:04 PM
  • "RadioShack also offers $50 off iPhone 4, 4S" iLounge 7:15 PM
  • "Want To Know What Apple Will Do Next In Mobile Commerce? Check Out The Pirq It's Giving To Employees" TechCrunch 6:04 PM
  • "iPad Comes Standard With 2013 Cadillac XTS" Wired 8:05 PM
  • "Apple Store moped raider suspect to face trial in October: A man accused of perpetrating a smash-and-grab raid at the Apple Store in London's Covent Garden will stand trial in October, Met Police have confirmed." The Register 9:27 AM
  • "Amtrak now using iPhone to scan tickets" SlashGear 8:43 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Lenovo takes on Apple, Samsung with smart TV" ChinaDaily 9:59 PM
  • "Google: We developed Android not knowing Sun's patents" ZDNet 11:54 AM
  • "Computer says go: one day doing everything the internet tells you to do" Guardian News & Media 11:24 AM
  • "Nokia Adds Apps To The Lumia: Rovio, EA, ESPN, Groupon, Box Among Them; Some Exclusive" TechCrunch 11:36 AM
  • "Two Dozen Mother's Day Gifts For That Techie Mom" [Slideshow] CRN 10:29 AM
  • "Electronic Arts to lay off workers despite earnings win, stock plummets" Silicon Valley 10:33 AM
  • "'Mobile wallets' take center stage at cellphone show" Associated Press 11:03 AM
  • "Lenovo announces tiny ThinkCentre M72e, M92p desktops" ZDNet 11:54 AM
  • "Exclusive: Yahoo Director in Charge of Botched CEO Vetting to Step Down From Board" AllThingsD 11:50 AM
  • "Yahoo! chief! says! sorry! for! CV! snafu! Thompson says will cooperate with board's review" The Register 11:42 AM
  • "Yahoo CEO Apologizes For Resume Deception But Refuses To Leave" Forbes 10:46 AM
  • "RIM gets its message man: New marketing chief hired" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:49 AM
  • "RIM Adds Two Executives" [Paid Membership Required] 9:37 AM
  • "BlackBerry World Is One of Worry for Retailers" TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Invents Portable Devices with Transparent Displays" Patent Bolt 10:57 AM
  • "AT&T Mobility CEO: Family data plan coming soon (scoop)/AT&T's Ralph de la Vega says he feels good about the plan, a reversal of the uncertainty he expressed just a few months ago." CNET Reviews 9:41 AM
  • "The Portable Podcast, Episode 136" 148Apps 7:14 PM
  • "Lex Friedman Teaches You iTunes Match in 10 Minutes" MacVoicesTV 2:22 PM
  • "Apple's Strategic Balance Sheet: A live presentation/My talk from the 2012 Apple Investor Summit is available on Vimeo." asymco 9:43 AM
  • "Apple Said To Be 'Investigating' Multi-User Support For iPad" Cult of Mac 8:53 AM
  • "Apple TV prototype reportedly seen firsthand" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:02 AM
  • "Apple trims prices on refurbished iPads: Prices on refurbished editions of the original iPad and the iPad 2 have been cut by anywhere from $20 to $50 direct from Apple." CNET News 8:26 AM
  • "Cheap MacBook Airs for all! Apple pondering 25 per cent price cut, apparently" Register Hardware 8:23 AM
  • "Pebble and the iPhone future for the iPod range" Computerworld 7:26 AM
  • "WTF is... Intel's Ivy Bridge: Inside Core i's third generation" Register Hardware 8:59 AM
  • "New iPad Coming to 30 Additional Countries Including Brazil on May 11 and 12" MacRumors 7:18 PM
  • "iOS 5.1.1 Update Includes Important Security Fixes" Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "iOS 5.1.1 patches URL spoofing flaw, two other security vulnerabilities" Ars Technica 10:37 AM
  • "Apple iOS 5.1.1 Released to Address Security Issues" eWeek 8:43 AM
  • "Apple patches three major security flaws in IOS 5.1.1" The Inquirer 8:34 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Future MacBook 4G Antenna, Touch Event Processing, Mysterious Handheld & More" Patently Apple 9:51 AM
  • "Apple Patents Involve Cavity Antenna, Mixing Sound, More" MacNews 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Interested In 4G Enabled MacBooks" Apple Bitch 2:29 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Beyond Ynth For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "StarMap 3D For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "Super Gloo For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:27 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:34 AM
  • "Apple trims refurbished iPad prices, now from $279" FairerPlatform 10:37 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 15 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 9:07 AM

  • "Video Review: Just Mobile UpStand for the iPad" Run Around Tech 9:18 AM
  • "Review: Maca 2200 and Maca Air battery cases for iPhone 4 and 4S" Macworld 9:02 AM
  • "Wacom Bamboo Stylus review" iMore 8:58 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Instacast 2.0: Still the Best Podcatcher, with Pro Features" MacStories 9:52 PM
  • "TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos" The Next Web 8:52 AM
  • "Bobsled Calling - unlimited free calling Review: Social component sets mobile VoIP app apart" Macworld 6:11 PM
  • "CarTunes Music Player v5.0 Features A Highly Revised Music Browser And Much More" App Advice 8:51 AM
  • "Review: TouchArcade for iPhone" MacStories 9:19 AM
  • "Peepometer For iPad Offers Unique Way To See Weather" App Advice 10:05 AM
  • "'Inotia 4: Assassin of Berkel' Review - A Less Than Perfect But Still Strangely Satisfying KRPG" Touch Arcade 7:14 PM
  • "'Tractor Trails' Review - Farming Gets A Breath Of Fresh Air" Touch Arcade 11:01 AM
  • "'Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7' Review - A Few Feathers Short of a Phoenix" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "'Aby Escape' Review - A Flawed But Fun Runner Starring Sly Cooper's Distant Cousin" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "DIY Ghetto Blaster for Your iPod" Wired 6:11 PM
  • "How to Update iOS Firmware On Multiple Devices With One File" The Mac Observer 4:02 PM
  • "How to beam photos in iPhoto for iOS/Bypass the cloud: iPhoto for iOS lets you transmit photos wirelessly between two devices running the app" Macworld 9:02 AM
  • "Connecting a Bluetooth Keyboard to an iPad" Macinstruct 8:14 AM
  • "How to launch apps on your iPhone with Alfred" iDownload Blog 8:50 AM
  • "The Ultimate iPhone User Guide: photo/Video apps" APC Magazine 9:59 PM
  • "Getting a word definition in iOS Tips" iLounge 7:16 PM
  • "Resetting Forgotten Passcode on iPod touch" iLounge 7:15 PM
  • "Quick iOS Tip: Use iMessage As A Shared Clipboard" iSource 7:14 PM
  • "How to Make Your iPhone Read Your Mind" Lifehacker 10:22 AM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 8:01 PM
  • "TUAW Deep Thoughts: How netbooks conquered the universe" TUAW 7:15 PM
  • "iPhone 4S: Forward Into Ubiquity!" AllThingsD 6:11 PM
  • "What's Better Than Apps? HTML5 (but not for everyone– yet)" PixoBebo 4:04 PM
  • "The Back Page: AT&T CEO Loses Sleep Over Apple's iMessage" The Mac Observer 4:03 PM
  • "Why The iPad Doesn't Have Multiuser Support" McSolo 4:02 PM
  • "Is Apple Planning to Destroy Intel's Ultrabook?" The Motley Fool 11:08 AM
  • "These Startups Are Radically Changing The Way You Interact With The World, And You Don't Even Realize It" Business Insider 9:42 AM
  • "Will Apple's TV Have Face-Recognition Technology? More (rumored) details emerge about the iTV." Technology Review 6:10 PM
  • "Apple TV revealed: The Cinema Display you've been waiting for?" Electricpig 9:10 AM
  • "The Best Display Under Bright Light: It's Not Your iPhone" Gizmodo 8:43 AM
  • "1944: One of my early Apple projects has just made its way to YouTube. It was a World War II movie made for the Apple International Sales Conference in the summer of 1984. Embedding is disabled, by you can find it here: 1944. Here's the backstory."  Mickeleh's Take 8:39 AM
  • "The Analyst Lament: If Your First Prediction Doesn't Succeed, Try, Try Again" The Tech Night Owl 8:35 AM
  • "Should Apple Kill The 17-Inch MacBook Pro?" MacNews 8:14 AM
  • "Kyocera Tissue Conduction Phone Ears on: The Future of Calling?" LAPTOP Magazine 9:49 PM
  • "Which new smartphone will be summer's first big hit?" CNET News 12:14 PM
  • "33 Geeky Insults You Can Use Almost Anywhere" Wired 11:53 AM
  • "53: HotHardware's Two and A Half Geeks Webcast - May 8, 2012" HotHardware 11:32 AM
  • "Hands On: Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p Tiny" PC Magazine 11:09 AM
  • "Discount cellphone sites come with double dose of termination fees, hassles" MSNBC 11:04 AM
  • "Why you can't dump Java (even though you want to)" InfoWorld 10:52 AM
  • "Coming soon to a smartphone and tablet near you: Family data plans" Houston Chronicle 10:50 AM
  • "Mixed Signals in IT's Great IP War" LinuxInsider 10:40 AM
  • "Today, printers. Tomorrow, 'integrated peripherals'?" Computerworld 10:32 AM
  • "4G LTE networks hit battery life on some smartphones, Metrico finds: Four different LTE phones get less than five hours of battery life for browsing, streaming" Computerworld 10:32 AM
  • "Scott Thompson's resume ends one job at Yahoo -- just not his" CNET News 12:13 PM
  • "CNET Dialed In: Verizon's HomeFusion now brings 4G LTE home, but not for cheap" CNET 10:06 AM
  • "Two weeks of smartphone charging in your pocket" CNET News 10:04 AM
  • "Oracle's Narrow Victory Is Really Google's Win in Java Trial" AllThingsD 9:43 AM
  • "HTC One X International: Trading in My iPhone 4S?" Tech.pinions 8:35 AM
  • "Zooey Deschanel's Apple iPhone 4S Ad Skewered in Parody" PC Magazine 7:19 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Tweets From the Beard of Steve Jobs' Favorite Adman Become a Book" Yahoo! News 8:02 PM
  • "Telefonica launches Tu Me for iPhone with free VoIP calling and messaging" The Verge 7:18 PM
  • "Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline" The Next Web 7:17 PM
  • "TwitPic Finally Releases Their Own iPhone App" MacTrast 7:17 PM
  • "You'll Soon Be Able to Keep Your iPhone Charged With a Portable Fuel Cell" iClarified 7:14 PM
  • "New iPhone app helps travelers speak a foreign language" BGR 6:06 PM
  • "Deadlines Pro - Deadlines Manager and Calculator App for iPhone and iPad" Zik Software 5:59 PM
  • "Right Angle iPhone Dock Is a Beautifully Unobtrusive Travel Accessory" Gizmodo 10:22 AM
  • "Five essential iPhone apps for photographers" PCWorld 10:22 AM
  • "Boeing Gives US a Tour of Aviation History with New iPad App" PadGadget 9:42 AM
  • "The PlayForge bringing Zombie Farm 2 to iOS in the 'next couple of weeks'" PocketGamer 8:56 AM
  • "500px iPad app update blanket censors NSFW content" Electronista 8:52 AM
  • "Taptu Successfully Taps Into Full Retina iPad Support On Second Try" App Advice 8:52 AM
  • "Viewpoints Brings The Unique Style Of A Well-Known Artist To Your iDevice" App Advice 8:52 AM
  • "Promodoro for iPhone Is a Simple, Flexible Pomodoro Timer that Tracks Your Productivity" Lifehacker 8:50 AM
  • "Get Set Games Announce 'Mega Run' Launching May 30th" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "'Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing' Gains 2 New Characters, New Track and More in Latest Update" Touch Arcade 8:50 AM
  • "Equity Research on Apple Inc. and Dell Inc. - Personal Computers Strong" Marketwire 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Gets Qello HD Concerts App" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Touch Technology to Be Used to Save 50,000 Lives" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "Mobiles Republic Launches New Design for Appy Geek and Glam Life, Including New Photo and Video Galleries Glam Life Makes its Debut on iPad" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "MokiMobility Enables Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management For Single-Purpose iPad, Android Tablets" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "A Perfect iPhone Mate Provided by Tipard iPhone Transfer" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "Medical Reprints Deployment on iPads and Websites Made Easier with New ePrints Mobile-Web App from Reprints Desk" PRNewswire 8:20 AM
  • "iHangy Enables Teens to Wear Their iPhone/iPod Like a Flava Flav Clock – Style and Functionality Combine Forces in New Necklace, Keychain and Music Necklace™ Accessories" PRWeb 8:19 AM
  • "Genius Case for New iPad (3rd Gen) Announced by Enki with Challenge to Case Industry: Manufacture More Cases for Devices in the USA" PRWeb 8:19 AM
  • "Entrada CEO Bill Brown Named 'Health Care Hero' for Health Care IT by Nashville Business Journal" PRWeb 8:19 AM
  • "DeviantART Critically Advances Innovation in the Arts by Developing New Educational Tool: Redraw" PRWeb 8:19 AM
  • "#1 Japanese iOS Game MonTowers Free for a Limited Time: Battle for Supremacy" PRWeb 8:19 AM
  • "Pirq's Mobile Deal Application Expands to the San Francisco Bay Area" Business Wire 8:18 AM
  • "Easy Calendar for iOS Updated - A Simple Way of Organizing Your Life" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Construction Estimator 1.5 for iOS - Construction estimation made easy" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Mr Toast Goes Mobile" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "NuOxygen releases Monster of Puppets for iOS" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Shuriken Chicken 1.0 for iOS: Stylized, Side Scroller with Ninja Chicken" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Learn Chinese from American-born Chinese-translated interactive scripts" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "iSatFat: iPhone + iPad: Find Food Saturated Fat Content based on USDA DB" prMac 8:16 AM
  • "Analytics for iPad 2.0 - Evaluation of Google Analytics on the iPad" prMac 7:27 AM
  • "The Interactive Tongue Twister App" prMac 7:27 AM
  • " iPhone App Revolutionizes World of Voiceovers" prMac 7:27 AM
  • "First mobile guide of Britain gets a major upgrade" prMac 7:27 AM
  • "SalesVu for iPhone and iPad, Vying for Top Spot in Mobile Payment Wars" prMac 7:27 AM
Computer Industry
  • "How Hewlett-Packard lost its way: Léo Apotheker's disastrous tenure as HP's CEO revealed a dysfunctional company struggling for direction after a decade of missteps and scandals. Can his replacement, Meg Whitman, fix the tech giant?" Fortune 9:55 AM
  • "HP: Undervalued and Preparing for Apple Assault" TheStreet 9:50 AM
  • "HP chief Meg Whitman warns of threat of large-scale cyber terrorist attack" V3 11:48 AM
  • "HP Virtual Application Network Addresses BYOD Challenges: HP says product will deliver quicker, more reliable app rollouts with fewer errors." InformationWeek 10:50 AM
  • "HP, F5 partner to speed delivery of cloud apps: HP, F5 plan to cut cloud application provisioning time from months to minutes" Network World 11:13 AM
  • "HP taps F5 for help with application-specific networks" ZDNet UK 11:56 AM
  • "HP extends virtual application networks with F5 tie-up" V3 11:48 AM
  • "HP Finance Chief Tried To Stop $11.7 Billion Acquisition, But Lost" Business Insider 7:06 PM
  • "As Oracle and Google Both Claim Wins in the Java Case, What's Next?" eWeek 10:41 AM
  • "Oracle v. Google Copyright Case: The Road Ahead" PCWorld 11:09 AM
  • "Java jury finds Google guilty of infringement: Now what? All eyes on Judge Alsup as big questions remain unanswered" The Register 11:42 AM
  • "Oracle a Winner Despite Outcome in Google Suit" TheStreet 12:09 PM
  • "The Oracle-vs.-Google Trial Could Hurt Other Leading Tech Companies" The Motley Fool 8:49 PM
  • "Dell unveils first Intel Ivy Bridge-based server: Dell PowerEdge C5220 is first server to be announced with Intel's Xeon E3-1200 V2 chips" IDG News Service 10:32 AM
  • "Dell to unveil new lower power intel-run servers" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Dell puts Sputnik open-source laptop on launch pad: Dell is building a laptop loaded with open-source software ideal for developers." The Register 11:40 AM
  • "Dell plans project Sputnik Linux-based developer laptop" V3 11:48 AM
  • "Dell plans Ubuntu laptop for developers" ZDNet UK 11:56 AM
  • "Red Hat, Dell announce OEM partnership: Deal highlights open source's growing importance" Network World 11:13 AM
  • "IBM Offers Benchmark Bond Deal as Company Yields Decline" Bloomberg 12:08 PM
  • "IBM's 'building whisperer' sees retrofit boom" Reuters 12:15 PM
  • "IBM Proving That Value Investing Is Not A Form Of Market Timing" Seeking Alpha 6:06 PM
  • "Microsoft to adopt carbon offset scheme" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft SoundWave: It's like Kinect, but skips the cameras/The technology uses a laptop's speaker and microphone to sense in-air gestures. Wave your hands, scroll the page." CNET News 10:06 AM
  • "Microsoft joins Micron memory cube effort" EE Times 10:39 AM
  • "Why Microsoft's anti-iPad strategy will backfire: Redmond's isolationist tack toward Apple's tablet will only make Windows, Office, and SharePoint less relevant to users" InfoWorld 10:51 AM
  • "Windows 8 privacy worry overblown, says Microsoft analyst: Risk of local caching of contacts no greater with Windows 8 than Windows 7, researcher adds" CSO 11:12 AM
  • "Microsoft delays license price hike for current SPLA users: Microsoft has given customers locked into existing contracts for the Service Provider Licensing Agreement (SPLA) a six month grace period before they feel the brunt of its licensing price hike." Channel Register 11:43 AM
  • "Xbox ban: Motorola unable to enforce Microsoft ban" BBC 10:21 AM
  • "Is that $99 Xbox 360/Kinect bundle really a good deal?" Forbes 9:57 AM
  • "AMD's CTO stumps for company's intellectual property" ZDNet 11:55 AM
  • "AMD readies Trinity APU in May and preparing more CPUs for later" DigiTimes 10:38 AM
  • "AMD girds its engineering cloud for X86 battle" The Register 11:41 AM
  • "Cisco: Network Tops Cloud Challenges/Software-as-a-service adoption expected to quadruple this year, in spite of serious obstacles, finds Cisco survey released at Interop." Network Computing 10:13 AM
  • "Cisco offers API to fight call fraud: UC Gateway Services interface on ISR routers allows apps to check on voice scams" Network World 11:13 AM
  • "Cisco's Magic Mirrors Help Shoppers Decide" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:51 AM
  • "Cisco's Wired For $23 If Profit Margins Improve In Wednesday's Earnings" Forbes 6:06 PM
  • "Does 'stand your cyberground' stand a chance?" CSO 11:12 AM
  • "Computers, tablets, phones transforming TV watching" Associated Press 10:38 AM
  • "IT Budgets Grow as SMBs Spend More on Tablets and Cloud Services, Says Survey" IDG News Service 11:10 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Ask Matt: Is Apple stock becoming a bubble?" USA Today 7:19 PM
  • "Analyst: Apple Well Positioned Against Ultrabooks, Toaster/Fridges" The Mac Observer 5:59 PM
  • "Okay, This Carrier Subsidy Problem May Be A Real Concern For Apple's Stock" Business Insider 9:18 AM
  • "Heads You Win, Tails You Win: How To Profit From Slices Of Apple With Just $5000 In Your IRA" Seeking Alpha 9:58 PM
  • "Where Were You When Tim Cook Sold Apple's Soul?" TheStreet 8:37 AM
  • "How is AMZN worth 13 AAPLs? There seems to be a growing disconnect in Wall Street's valuations" Fortune 8:30 AM
  • "Will Apple's Stock Become Dead Money?" Forbes 9:42 AM
  • "Dan Loeb's Investment Thesis on Apple & Portuguese Sovereign Bonds: Q1 Letter" Market Folly 8:42 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: EA, Rackspace highlight tech losses" MarketWatch 5:26 PM
  • "Stocks pare losses but end lower on Europe worry: Greek parties struggle to form a government after election" MarketWatch 5:23 PM
  • "Greek Political Tumult Spooks Wall Street" FOXBusiness 10:48 AM
  • "S&P 500 Declines to Lowest Level in Two Months on Greece" Bloomberg 10:22 AM
  • "Stocks Drop on Greek Political Turmoil" TheStreet 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks tumble on Greece uncertainty" CNNMoney 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks Recover, but Dow Logs 5-Day Decline" CNBC 5:24 PM
  • "Dow Sinks a Fifth Day in Row" [Paid Membership Required] 5:24 PM
  • "Stocks: Investors unnerved by Greece: U.S. stocks were set to open lower Tuesday as Greece's uncertain political situation keeps investors on edge." CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Asia Markets End Mostly Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 9:43 AM
  • "Asia Stocks Rebound From Biggest Loss in Six Months on Earnings" Bloomberg 9:48 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Most Asia markets rebound, but China falls" MarketWatch 9:38 AM
  • "European Stocks Retreat as Greece Struggles to Form Government" Bloomberg 9:47 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks tumble amid Greek political concerns/Miners hit hard in London; Royal KPN's shares rally 17%" MarketWatch 12:03 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:24 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at the close of trading" Associated Press 5:25 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares down at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:31 PM

Tracked Sites >>>

Apple | Apple Service & Support | Apple Hot News | Apple Downloads | Apple Stock | AppAdvice | AppleInsider | Apple Must | App Sliced | AppleToolbox | Apple World Today | Architosh | Ars Technica | ATPM | Automation Orchard | Bare Feats | Betalogue | BGR | Creative Mac | Cult of Mac | Daring Fireball | Digital Arts | dpmac | Engadget | Envato Tuts+ | | gameDB | Gigaom | Gizmodo | iDevGames | iDownload Blog | iDrop News | iFixit | iLounge | iMore | Insanely Great Mac | Inside Mac Games | iPhone Hacks | The Joy of Tech | Ken Stone's Final Cut Pro | LACPUG | Layers Magazine | The Loop | Mac360 | MacDailyNews | MacDirectory | MacGameFiles | Mac Gamer HQ | Mac Kung Fu | Macintosh Resource Page | MacMost | Mac OS X Hints | MacPrices | MacReviewZone | MacRumors | MacScripter | Macs in Chemistry | MacSlash | MacSpeedZone | MacStories | MacSurfer | MacTech | Mactrast | Macuarium | MacUpdate | Macworld | Macworld UK | Mashable | Microsoft Office:mac | ModMy | The Mothership | The MUG Center | MyAppleMenu | MyMac | Patently Apple | The PC Weenies | prMac | ramseeker | Recode | Slashdot | Six Colors | TechCrunch | Tech Night Owl | TechRadar | TekRevue | The Apple Post | The Next Web | The Verge | TidBITS | Touch Arcade | Two Guys and a Podcast | VentureBeat | VR on Mac | Yahoo! Tech | 148Apps | 9to5Mac

MacSurfer's Headline News Information

Macworld Web Award 2000 MacSurfer Headline News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing & Weekday Editor: D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and D. Mahaffy
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy

CEO: T. Jefferson
CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!