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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "iPhone Caused 'Crisis of Design' at Samsung (Memo)" ["It's a memo that Samsung didn't want admitted into the trial, and until now had kept it out. But this morning when Samsung legal counsel John Quinn mentioned the 'crisis of design' moment in a question to Samsung strategist Justin Denison, all bets were off, and the memo was in."]  AllThingsD 8:44 PM
  • "Apple Product Design Witness Says Samsung Infringed Patents"  Bloomberg 4:53 PM
  • "Surprise! Apple's Design Expert Testifies That Most Galaxy Devices Infringe Apple Patents, Trade Dress" TechCrunch 4:49 PM
  • "Is The iPhone's Design Inevitable? Apple-Samsung Patent Trial Continues (Live Blog)" Forbes 10:54 AM
  • "Apple's ginormous iPad prototype kept out of trial: The jumbo-sized early iPad prototype that made waves last month will not be allowed as evidence in the case between Apple and Samsung." CNET News 7:10 PM
  • "Live blog: Apple-Samsung patent trial, 8:30 a.m. Monday" Silicon Valley 11:07 AM
  • "Apple Lawyers Grill Samsung Strategy Head at Patent Trial" [Paid Membership Required] 2:46 PM
  • "Apple: Samsung even lifted our icons (pictures)"  CNET News 12:42 PM
  • "Apple v Samsung: Rights and Wrongs/There's enough greatness and pettiness to go around in the cramped courtroom of Judge Lucy Koh of San Jose Federal Court where Apple and Samsung are suing each other for patent infringement." EE Times 11:32 AM
  • "Apple Execs: Samsung 'Ripped Off' iPhone/Samsung aims punches at Apple in patent infringement trial, but finds it hard to land a blow." InformationWeek 9:49 AM
  • "Apple's Argument: Samsung Could Have Made Its Phone Large, Thick, Bumpy, Sharp-Edged & Hexagonal" Techdirt 9:49 AM
  • "The Apple-Samsung case: Five juicy tidbits" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 2:46 PM
  • "Apple and Samsung take Australian legal battle to the 'hot tub'" Reuters 7:38 AM
  • "Apple, Inc. Wins a Round in Samsung Patent Trial" Insider Monkey 9:37 AM
  • "How Apple became the world's No. 1 computer manufacturer"  Fortune 7:33 AM
  • "Apple Gorging on Mobile Industry Revenue"  AllThingsD 7:35 AM
  • "Apple's Curious TV Plans" ["While Apple could still make an actual TV, I think this move with Hulu and Amazon essentially signals a strategic move by Apple and is probably at the heart of their future TV plans. The key here is that for Apple's current TV device to make money, it needs content. By biting the bullet and offering competing services to iTunes, the value proposition of an Apple TV device just went up."]  Tech.pinions 10:33 AM
  • "Things Apple Won't Tell You: Why customers may want to think different about the consumer-tech giant." SmartMoney 11:33 AM
  • "Apple Inc is Killing Dell Inc and Hewlett-Packard"  Insider Monkey 4:27 PM
  • "Apple, Google bid on Kodak patents - report" Reuters 8:27 PM
  • "Apple responds to journalist's iCloud hack: After a reporter said account breaches occurred when an AppleCare technician fell prey to social engineering, the tech giant says, 'our own internal policies were not followed completely.'" CNET News 9:28 PM
  • "Apple Knows About a Massive Hack Exploit—And Has Done Nothing"  Gizmodo 7:33 PM
  • "Apple Account Break-In Highlights Security Weakness" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:46 PM
  • "How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking"  Wired 7:25 PM
  • "Apple investigating Mountain Lion battery drain concerns: Thousands of MacBook owners have been reporting lower battery life since upgrading to Mountain Lion" Macworld UK 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Account Break-In Highlights Security Weakness" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:18 PM
  • "Mac laptop owners report shortened battery life after Mountain Lion upgrade: Apple investigating, say users on company's support forum" CareerJournal 11:06 AM
  • "Hacker takes over tech writer's online existence: Attacker called, convinced Apple tech support to turn over control of writer's Apple account" SecurityNewsDaily 11:36 AM
  • "Mountain Lion mauling battery life, MacBook users complain" Crave @ CNET 12:12 PM
  • "US journalist suffers hack attack via Apple iCloud" BBC 10:48 AM
  • "A Huge Error From Apple Led To A Wired Reporter Getting Hacked Hard" Business Insider 8:41 AM
  • "What You Can Do to Better Protect Your Apple Account" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:25 PM
  • "1Password Proves It Can Stand Up To Password Crackers" Cult of Mac 10:35 AM
  • "Mountain Lion review: Newest OS X software is most successful operating system in Apple history" Associated Press 9:37 AM
  • "Restore Web Sharing in Mountain Lion" Low End Mac 4:05 PM
  • "Apple enhances Wi-Fi Diagnostics in Mountain Lion" MacFixIt 2:18 PM
  • "Battery Status displays the battery levels of your Mac's connected hardware" Macworld 6:37 PM
  • "How to use Mail's VIP list in OS X Mountain Lion: To help you quickly access messages from important contacts, Mail now offers a VIP list option." CNET Reviews 2:20 PM
  • "MacMost Now 744: Dictation With Mountain Lion" MacMost 8:44 AM
  • "Cut Through the Noise with Notification Center in Mountain Lion" Mactuts+ 8:41 AM
  • "How to Batch Convert and Resize Images With Automator" The Mac Observer 3:52 PM
  • "How to save search URLs in Safari 6" Macworld 9:26 AM
  • "Q&A: Moving From PC to Mac" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:44 AM
  • "Mountain Lion 101: Notification Center in a hot corner" TUAW 4:26 PM
  • "Disable Notification Center & Remove the Menu Bar Icon in OS X Mountain Lion" OS X Daily 2:20 PM
  • "Open Notification Center with a Keyboard Shortcut in OS X Mountain Lion" OS X Daily 7:39 AM
  • "Quick searches in LaunchPad using abbreviations" Mac OS X Hints 10:17 AM
  • "The Craziest Way Ever To Optimize, Monitor, And Clean Your Mac Is Also Free" Mac 360 7:24 AM
  • "6 Great Features In A Top Mac Planning App With A Single Major Flaw" Mac 360 7:24 AM
  • "Remember The Grid Style Spaces In Mac OS X? Here's How To Get It Back" BohemianBoomer 7:24 AM
  • "5 Reasons You'll Love The Coolest Library Tool Ever For iPhoto On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:25 AM
  • "Why Pear Note Is The Mac's Best Audio And Video Note Taking App Ever" McSolo 7:24 AM
  • "An Easy And Free Way To Add Sequential Numbers To Hundreds Or Thousands Of File Names" NoodleMac 7:24 AM
  • "Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Distrusts the Cloud: Is He Right?" Forbes 11:32 AM
  • "Mountain Lion's Save As still a disaster" ZDNet 7:51 AM
  • "The Dangers of Using the Same Password for Everything" MacNews Blog 7:25 AM
Press Releases
  • "Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.0 Specification to Bring Mobile 3D Graphics to the Next Level" Business Wire 3:38 PM
  • "SafariStand gains Safari 6, Mountain Lion support" FairerPlatform 11:31 AM
  • "Flip4Mac 3 beta is signed, Mountain Lion ready" FairerPlatform 9:41 AM
  • "Wiley Announces Seven New Books on OS X Mountain Lion" PRNewswire 9:14 AM
  • "Adobe Creative Suite compatibility with OS X Mountain Lion" ZDNet 8:03 AM
  • "Mac Tweaking Tool CandyBar Is Now Free, Updated for Mountain Lion" Lifehacker 7:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Why Is Apple's YouTube App Disappearing? (Hint: Think Ads.)" AllThingsD 3:32 PM
  • "Apple: We're Taking The YouTube App Off The iPhone" Business Insider 3:34 PM
  • "Apple To Drop Google's YouTube From New Version Of IOS" Bloomberg 4:54 PM
  • "Apple to Pull YouTube App From Devices" [Paid Membership Required] 6:36 PM
  • "Apple to drop YouTube app from iOS6: report" MarketWatch 3:33 PM
  • "Apple, Samsung take 108% of handset profits: wait, what? The top two player continue to dominate as several companies posted losses in the second quarter." CNET News 10:10 AM
  • "Apple swallowed 77% of the mobile industry's profits in Q2" BGR 8:27 PM
  • "Talk of a Sept. 12 iPhone launch triggers trade-in flurry: eBay reports a 70% increase in used iPhone activity" Computerworld 7:42 AM
  • "How many iPhone '5's will be sold?" asymco 10:10 AM
  • "Apple Going to Court in China for Warranty Violation" Patently Apple 9:57 AM
  • "Apple Tops List Of China's Top 10 Foreign Brands" Forbes 7:37 AM
  • "Windows 8 Beats Out iOS and Android at Seton Hall" CIO 9:49 AM
  • "Flash from the past: 'Happy Mac' designer Susan Kare will testify in Apple vs. Samsung case" 9 to 5 Mac 7:57 AM
  • "Apple fancies The Fancy --but can it make it work?" Computerworld 11:46 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Seeking to Buy Social Shopping Site 'The Fancy" The Mac Observer 8:01 AM
  • "Apple founder warns of 'horrendous' cloud computing risks" Telegraph 9:50 AM
  • "Wozniak Slams the Cloud as 'Horrendous'" PC Magazine 6:37 PM
  • "Wozniak: 'I really worry about everything going to the cloud'" ZDNet 7:35 AM
  • "iPhone 4S Olympics snaps put pro camera shots to shame" Crave @ CNET 7:39 AM
  • "NASA used more than a few MacBook Pros to get Curiosity to Mars [Images] 9 to 5 Mac 7:57 AM
  • "The iPhone Is Literally Four Times as Powerful as the Curiosity Rover" Gizmodo 11:10 AM
  • "iPhone processor way outguns Mars Curiosity rover's: An A5 chip is four times more powerful than Curiosity's onboard computer, but it still hasn't conquered gravity." CNET News 6:36 PM
  • "Siri creator builds 'assistant' to talk customers through finances" Boston Herald 7:44 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Robot Learns to Pick the Sweetest, Ripest Strawberries" Wired 2:38 PM
  • "New Nvidia Unix driver said to fix high-risk flaw: Nvidia Unix driver 304.32 addresses vulnerability that can grant local users root access" IDG News Service 11:02 AM
  • "Nokia Windows Phones Due Ahead Of iPhone 5: First Windows Phone 8 devices will be introduced before Apple's expected mid-Sept. iPhone 5 launch, tipsters say." InformationWeek 11:29 AM
  • "ARM brings GPU computing to mobile devices with updated Mali graphics" V3 2:29 PM
  • "Sharp's options narrowing to future as Hon Hai parts maker" Reuters 10:01 AM
  • "Handheld Android gaming console goes live for $106" TG Daily 2:18 PM
  • "Chrome extension kills Facebook baby pics" TG Daily 2:17 PM
  • "Google cuts more services; business users take the brunt" ZDNet 2:49 PM
  • "Doubts surface about Google's Project Glass" TG Daily 2:17 PM
  • "In the Olympics of Algorithms, a Russian Keeps Winning Gold: Google's Petr Mitrichev is the all-time champion of competitive programming, a little-known sport where tech giants scout for talent." Technology Review 2:13 PM
  • "Samsung plans ARM-based CPU for servers, says report" EE Times 11:16 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 shipping in August with quad-core processor" Techworld 2:16 PM
  • "Anand Chandrasekher ditches x86 for ARM" TG Daily 2:18 PM
  • "Qualcomm Nabs Former Intel Exec Anand Chandrasekher to Head Marketing" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "AT&T Shared Mobile Data Plans Available August 23" The Mac Observer 10:47 AM
  • "Hulu Plus is now on Apple TV. Now can we ditch cable?" The MT Show 8:39 AM
  • "Mac Geek Gab Podcast: MGG 411: Operator Can You Help Me With My Mac?" The Mac Observer 7:30 AM
  • "Macs stuck in 4th place on reliability, support ranking: Support franchise blames spot on Apple's increased U.S. market share"  Computerworld 2:19 PM
  • "Apple to roll new Dock connector out across entire iOS product lineup this fall"  iMore 12:25 PM
  • "iOS could get Bluetooth file sharing: In addition to nixing the YouTube app, the latest beta version of iOS 6 may enable Bluetooth data sharing through apps." CNET Reviews 8:26 PM
  • "Will Apple make the dock connector shift in September?" CNET News 2:18 PM
  • "Claimed SIM Tray for Next-Generation iPhone Points to Nano-SIM Standard"  MacRumors 9:49 AM
  • "This Leaked iPhone 5 Part Shows Apple Will Use A Smaller, 'Nano' SIM Card" Business Insider 9:49 AM
  • "New iPhone 5 parts leak reveals components that help thin down Apple's next iPhone" BGR 9:50 AM
  • "Rumor: Photos Of The New Nano-SIM Card Tray For The iPhone 5" AppleBitch 10:10 AM
  • "iOS 6 beta 4 released to developers" 9 to 5 Mac 12:38 PM
  • "iOS 6 Beta 4 Available for Developers to Download" OS X Daily 2:18 PM
  • "Asian Speculation see's Demand for the new iPad Decreasing in Q3" Patently Apple 10:48 AM
  • "Apple Needs Sharp With Foxconn Stake as New IPhone Nears: Tech" Bloomberg News 7:34 AM
  • "Foxconn big daddy's latest fear: An expensive Sharp stake/Shares of beleaguered electronics firm Sharp continued to fall today as Foxconn parent Hon Hai said it was still taking the agreed stake in the firm, but it wanted a lower price." The Register 7:39 AM
  • "Ascent Solar to supply to Foxconn, shares rise" Reuters 9:36 AM
  • "Ascent Solar To Supply Panels To IPhone Maker Foxconn" Bloomberg 4:55 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Riptide GP For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:28 AM
  • "Flashlight LED For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:28 AM
  • "Flight! For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:28 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Prices $374 To $829 -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 10:09 AM
  • "Mac mini Buyer's Guide -Prices $550 To $1,369 -The Best Mac mini Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2:16 PM

  • "Time to Consider Prepaid Mobile?" AllThingsD 8:08 AM
  • "Review: Spigen SGP Modello Case for the iPhone 4/4S" Run Around Tech 10:16 AM
  • "M-Edge Incline for iPad review: An iPad case with lots of potential, but falls short on practicality and protection" Macworld UK 9:13 AM
  • "Review: Etymotic ETY•kids 3 earbuds" Beatweek 6:28 PM
  • "Review: SuperTooth Crystal bluetooth in-car speakerphone" Beatweek 6:28 PM
  • "Gogo Stump Stand is functional, attractive, and inexpensive" Macworld 11:46 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Print From Your iPhone or iPad to Any Printer" PCWorld 8:45 PM
  • "First Look: 'Architectural Digest' on the iPad" Mashable 7:47 AM
  • "'Shellrazer' Review - Turtles and Gunpowder is a Recipe for Fun" Touch Arcade 4:42 PM
  • "'Mr. Dreamer' Review - A Brief Break from Reality" Touch Arcade 9:28 AM
  • "Tap Tap Revenge Tour Review" Mac|Life 11:46 AM
  • "Static Motion Review: Static Motion is a game that has players frenetically tapping on-screen objects to survive and advance." 148Apps 3:33 PM
  • "Wizorb Review: Wizorb is a new genre-bending title that blends the classic breakout style game with an RPG, and is downright wonderful." 148Apps 12:39 PM
  • "VR Mission EXT Review: VR Mission EXT is a colorful, fun, semi-satirical homage to the classic sneaking mission." 148Apps 11:10 AM
  • "Monster Life Review: Manage a ranch, raise and train adorable monsters, then make them fight each other in a vibrant papercraft world." 148Apps 10:35 AM
  • "Alien Breed Review: This survival horror, top-down shooter may have been the best of its breed back in the day, but does it keep up with today's spawn?" 148Apps 9:07 AM
  • "Gears & Guts Review: A fun, exciting zombie game with a lack of polish in certain areas." 148Apps 8:04 AM
  • "NinRobo HD Review: Just because this 3D action game is weird doesn't mean it's any good." 148Apps 2:19 PM
  • "How to achieve Retina display-worthy photos for the new iPad" Macworld 7:58 AM
  • "The Perfect Playlist: How Your iPod Can Help You Run Faster and Harder" Healthland 2:46 PM
  • "Tech to take with you: Ready for vacation? Here's how to pack the right gear and go" Macworld 8:39 AM
  • "Court shown evidence that Samsung copied Apple's iPhone icons; Plus: What's wrong with people who buy iPhone knockoffs?" MacDailyNews 9:12 PM
  • "Apple's New iPhone Unveiled -- It's Tall, Thin and Beautiful" Forbes 8:26 PM
  • "Analysis: Apple Squeezes 71% of Q2 Cell Phone Industry Profits" The Mac Observer 7:31 PM
  • "Did Samsung steal Apple's icons? Apple accuses Samsung of grand theft icon in the latest courtroom spat, NASA prepares for Curiosity rover's next move, and eBay tests same-day delivery." CNET News 7:10 PM
  • "Who killed YouTube on the iPhone -- Apple or Google?" CNET News 9:18 PM
  • "Why Google May Be Secretly Happy That Apple's Dropping Its YouTube App" Forbes 8:45 PM
  • "Why Apple Ditching Google Will Make Your iPhone a Million Times Better"  Gizmodo 3:41 PM
  • "Let's Not Forget The Worst Part About Apple Eliminating Google From The iPhone" Business Insider 3:34 PM
  • "Microsoft, The Cheap And Innovative iPad Killer" Seeking Alpha 2:18 PM
  • "Mac Musings/1997: Microsoft Saves Apple" Low End Mac 11:43 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Shine on" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:17 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Dreamt of Building an iCar" Mashable 9:49 AM
  • "Samsung Shows Courtroom to Witnesses, Breaks Court Rules" The Mac Observer 10:16 AM
  • "What We've Learned From The Apple-Samsung Trial: Apple Is An Ordinary Company With Extraordinary Employees" Business Insider 9:41 AM
  • "Apple's 'Genius' Ads Disappear From the Olympics" Mashable 9:19 AM
  • "Apple iPhone sales may lag rival smartphones, but so what?" MarketWatch 9:15 AM
  • "73% of quarterly smartphone and tablet revenue belonged to Apple" iMore 8:03 AM
  • "iPhone 5 design icons concepts: What would happen if Nike, Audi, Paul Smith, Rolex or Barbour designed the new iPhone 5? We kick our imaginations into overdrive with these new designs of the iPhone 5." T3 7:53 AM
  • "iPhone 5: Rumor roundup" ZDNet 7:35 AM
  • "The Danger That Lurks In Apple's March To Rule The Tech World" PixoBebo 7:24 AM
  • "The formerly secret history of the iPhone, as told by Scott Forstall" Edible Apple 10:34 AM
  • "Apple inadvertently confirms 7 inch iPad mini during Samsung testimony" Beatweek Magazine 7:23 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to launch September 12th, but will iPad mini come with it?" Beatweek Magazine 7:23 AM
  • "What if Hemingway Wrote JavaScript?" Webmonkey 2:18 PM
  • "What's the point of a cloud storage gateway?" The Register 2:22 PM
  • "Could Birmingham Become 'Britain's Berlin' For Tech?" TechCrunch 2:12 PM
  • "The Next Version Of HTTP Is Starting To Look Very SPDY" TechCrunch 2:11 PM
  • "Geek Squad exec: 'What happens if more of our innovators are women?'" Network World 12:12 PM
  • "Samsung's Stylus Madness is Simply Madness" PCWorld 12:10 PM
  • "The PC: 'I'm Not Dead Yet!'/Despite the growth of mobile computing categories, the classic PC will never die." PC Magazine 12:08 PM
  • "The perfect Trojan horse: When network spies can hide in power strips, network security takes a turn toward the impossible" InfoWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Absolving Silicon Valley of Their Social Media Sins" Forbes 11:26 AM
  • "Smartcars Of The Future" Forbes 11:26 AM
  • "BlackBerry Usage Declines, Facebook Finds More Friends" eWeek 11:18 AM
  • "Dealing with a loved one's Facebook or Twitter account after they die" TheStreet 11:13 AM
  • "IT execs explain their moves to solid-state storage" Computerworld 11:04 AM
  • "Should pro gamers be considered athletes?" CNN 11:00 AM
  • "Google selling off Motorola set-top box unit? Here's why it shouldn't" ZDNet 2:46 PM
  • "Google's Recent Quarter Should Scare Rivals" TheStreet 9:55 AM
  • "Why Facebook Should Pay More Attention to Google" The Motley Fool 9:55 AM
  • "Time to Consider Prepaid Mobile?" AllThingsD 9:44 AM
  • "Blunt Trauma at Sharp" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Best Buy saved by open source thinking?" Opensource 9:08 AM
  • "Do you like ads? Then you'll love NBC's online Olympics coverage" GigaOM 7:49 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "ACU's Learning Studio Enters Year Two, iBook Report Recaps Year One" Business Wire 3:38 PM
  • "Dissect A Virtual Cadaver With Anatomy & Physiology Revealed" 148Apps 2:19 PM
  • "HomeSnap Maker Raises $3.5M For Real Estate App That Uses iPhone Camera To 'See' The House In Front Of You" TechCrunch 2:16 PM
  • "San Francisco Giants star Buster Posey busts out with game for Apple mobile devices, an MLB first" Silicon Valley 12:24 PM
  • "INFINITY Comic Fanzine Relaunched and Reinvented for iPad" 148Apps 10:17 AM
  • "Free Aesop for Children app brings classic fables to iOS" CNET Reviews 9:19 AM
  • "MacTech Conference 2012: Sessions, Speakers and Details" PRNewswire 9:15 AM
  • "Six Pack Abs on Your iPhone? Ab Workouts Express Becomes #1 Free Ab Workouts App" PRWeb 9:14 AM
  • "Mobile Integration Key To Set-Top Box Market" MacNews 9:13 AM
  • "Apple's Next Financial Quarter Will be 'Epic'; 6 Million Consumer Social Conversations Reveal Strong, Rising iPhone 5 Demand" Globe Newswire 7:57 AM
  • "Get The Party Started With Vjay For iPad" App Advice 7:53 AM
  • "Nuance Introduces Nina, the Virtual Assistant for Mobile Customer Service Apps" Business Wire 7:48 AM
  • "SLAPPA Kampus Lightweight Duffle Laptop Backpacks Back-To-School Sale" MacPrices 7:45 AM
  • "Xiaomi to go quad core with iPhone challenger" The Register 7:42 AM
  • "Pico Introduces Posts 1.0 - The Blogging App for iPad" prMac 9:26 AM
  • "MacAngel releases first interactive book on iTunes for Daylite 4" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "SOUND BEGINNINGS 1.0 for iOS - Six Learning Games Teach Advanced Phonics" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "miServer app sends out push alert as soon as your website is down" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "EvalueMate 1.0 for iOS - Inspections, Evaluations with Dynamic Templates" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "The Kyrian Chronicles - A new type of manga for the iPad" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Suite of Student and Teacher Apps" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "NumberOne for IOS . Brain Puzzle with a Stroop-ish touch" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Night Sky Stars Shine Bright in New App" prMac 7:33 AM
  • "Swagger Challenges Users To Break The Ice With The Opposite Sex" prMac 7:33 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Investors Should be Concerned about Windows 8" The Motley Fool 9:55 AM
  • "Microsoft said to block ability to boot straight to desktop in Windows 8" ZDNet 2:47 PM
  • "Microsoft plans 'do not track' default setting on IE 10: Facing increasing pressure to get ahead of potentially more restrictive legislation, software developers and online advertisers have been struggling to reach consensus for an online privacy standard." Chicago Tribune 12:16 PM
  • "Implementation and apps the key to Surface RT tablets" ZDNet 2:48 PM
  • "Counting the Mobile Costs for Bing" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:04 PM
  • "Xbox: Microsoft's white knight" Fortune 3:51 PM
  • "Will Xbox have Playstation on the Ropes?" Forbes 3:51 PM
  • "Lenovo unveils lighter, quicker ThinkPad inspired by convenience of tablets, smart phones" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:38 AM
  • "Lenovo's ThinkPad Team Optimistic About Windows 8, Needs to Expand Outside Notebooks" IDG News Service 12:10 PM
  • "Lenovo Targets Dell Share Of Government, Education Sales" Bloomberg 9:53 AM
  • "Lenovo on Dell's government, education share: 'Attack!'" ZDNet 2:48 PM
  • "The Dell Cloud Arrives With PartnerDirect" Wired 2:38 PM
  • "HP Sails Into Perfect Storm for Printers" AllThingsD 3:48 PM
  • "AMD Debt Refi 'Prudent,' Say Longbow, Williams" Barron's 3:44 PM
  • "TSMC joins Intel to play part of ASML co-investment program" DigiTimes 11:14 AM
  • "Happy 21st, world wide web: An idea that changed lives" ZDNet 2:48 PM
  • "San Francisco, Boston Among Top Cities for Big Data Jobs" eWeek 11:19 AM
  • "IT job creation bucks up US economy" The Register 2:21 PM
  • "Chip market could fall by 5% in 2012, says ABI" EE Times 11:16 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple closing in on all-time high. Again." CNNMoney 2:18 PM
  • "Apple's Patent Case May Create Short-Term Opportunities" The Motley Fool 9:49 AM
  • "Downside for Apple yet to come" MarketWatch 7:34 AM
Industry News
  • "Cisco, Cognizant continue to lead tech gains: Nasdaq nears 3,000 mark, led by gains at IT hardware vendors" MarketWatch 3:39 PM
  • "U.S. stocks hold gains heading for close: Treasury prices rise along with equities" MarketWatch 3:32 PM
  • "Stocks Hold Gains as Investor Optimism Brims" TheStreet 3:32 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Advance On Europe As Earnings Beat Estimates" Bloomberg 3:32 PM
  • "Stocks Rise On ECB Speculation As Spain, Italy Notes Gain" Bloomberg 3:48 PM
  • "Stocks close higher" CNNMoney 3:32 PM
  • "Stocks End at 3-Month Highs, Led by Materials" CNBC 3:33 PM
  • "S&P Flirts With 1400" [Paid Membership Required] 3:33 PM
  • "Stocks set to extend rally" CNNMoney 9:33 AM
  • "Asian Markets Climb" [Paid Membership Required] 9:44 AM
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