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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, August 27, 2012


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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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  • "Reports Persist of Budget Cuts, Emphasis on Revenue"  ifoAppleStore 9:30 PM
  • "Will Apple go after Google following court win over Samsung?"  SiliconRepublic 7:30 AM
  • "Inside the Apple-Samsung Jury Room" [Paid Membership Required] 10:01 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung jury foreman recalls 'aha! moment': The leader of the jury that decided the fate in the high-profile, high-tech court case goes on TV to discuss the group's process." CNET News 6:24 PM
  • "Billion-dollar court win could help to settle an old score for Apple" V3 7:36 AM
  • "Why the Apple v. Samsung Ruling May Not Hold Up" Gizmodo 5:09 PM
  • "Samsung Case Puts Apple Closer to Google Fight" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:15 PM
  • "Friend and foe; Samsung, Apple won't want to damage parts deal"  Reuters [Free Registration Required] 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Seeks Order Blocking Sale of Samsung Products" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:10 PM
  • "1 Threat Apple Cannot Eliminate in Court" Forbes 7:59 AM
  • "Apple Technology Forbidden Fruit for Asia Smartphones" [Paid Membership Required] 7:44 AM
  • "Feds strike deal with Apple to sell some publications as e-books" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Prepares to Open First Swedish Retail Stores" MacRumors 1:56 PM
  • "Craig Federighi, Apple's Vice President of Mac Software Engineering & Dan Riccio, Apple's Vice President of Hardware Engineering Join Apple's Executive Team as Senior Vice Presidents" Apple 7:12 PM
  • "New Java 7 exploit said to be super dangerous for Macs" 9 to 5 Mac 5:06 PM
  • "Macs at risk from 'super dangerous' Java zero-day: Expert confirms Metasploit attack code works on OS X" Computerworld 5:07 PM
  • "New Java vulnerability affects Macs, could lead to more malware" AppleInsider 9:31 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4: Blu-ray folder (BDMV) on disc may appear as a QuickTime file" Apple Support 6:31 PM
  • "I, too, have had 10.8.1 give an error message saying it could not complete the install using Software Update." MacInTouch 8:18 AM
  • "I'm one of those affected by battery life in Mountain Lion. I have a Mid-2009 Macbook Pro, and ever since the ML update, my system goes through a charge like crazy." MacInTouch 8:20 AM
  • "One of my main peeves about Mountain Lion was scrolling -- opposite of what it is in Snow Leopard." MacInTouch 8:19 AM
  • "I am having a problem creating zip files from folders with 10.8.1 through the 'Archive' right-click thang." MacInTouch 8:20 AM
  • "Be aware that Carbonite severely throttles bandwidth if your backup exceeds 200GB." MacInTouch 8:21 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion: the 10 best features" TechRadar UK 7:56 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Print & Scan" eXtensions 10:59 AM
  • "How to Tether Cameras, Make Star Trails on a Mac, Learn RAW Workflows, and More" PCWorld 7:59 AM
  • "Gesture App Flutter Flickers With Potential" MacNewsWorld 8:05 AM
  • "Yet Another Free Way To Record, Mix, And Edit Audio On Your Mac" McSolo 7:08 AM
  • "5 Simple Ways To Magnify The Mac's Screen To Capture Pixel Colors" TeraTalks 7:08 AM
  • "Website Creation Tools On Your Mac: Adobe Muse vs. Sandvox Or RapidWeaver (it ain't a fair fight)" Mac 360 7:08 AM
  • "Should I give up on Mac and go back to Windows? (Survey)" TreeHugger 1:55 PM
  • "There's A Better Way To Drag And Drop Files From Mac To Mac Than Apple's AirDrop" Bohemian Boomer 7:08 AM
  • "Free: The Adobe Photo Management App And System That Costs $5.99. A Month. Forever." Mac 360 7:07 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tapbots temporarily pulls Tweetbot alpha: Cites Twitter's new cap on users of third-party client apps" Macworld 8:59 PM
  • "Crow Coming To The Mac App Store And Mac Game Store August 30th, 2012" prMac 9:55 AM
  • "GIMP 2.8.2 fixes bugs in preparation for official Mac app" Heise 7:58 AM
  • "Reggie Ashworth releases All-New AppDelete 4.0 - Uninstall Anything" prMac 7:14 AM
  • "Photo Sense 1.8.0: The Easiest Photo Editing Software for Mac and iOS" prMac 7:13 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple: Samsung's 4G Galaxy Tab shouldn't be safe from ban" CNET News 4:09 PM
  • "Apple identifies which Samsung products it will try to ban in US" The Verge 2:18 PM
  • "Apple Seeks Ban On Sales Of At Least 8 Samsung Devices In U.S." Bloomberg 2:16 PM
  • "Apple wants to ban 8 Samsung devices in US including Galaxy S II, S, Prevail, Droid Charge and Tab 10.1" The Next Web 2:14 PM
  • "Apple Seeks Sales Bans on Eight Samsung Smartphones" MacRumors 2:16 PM
  • "Apple targets 8 Samsung phones for sales ban" CNET News 2:13 PM
  • "Apple Store Customer Arrested for Shoplifting Says He Was Trying to Use EasyPay Self-Checkout" MacRumors 5:43 PM
  • "Siri And Rivals Prep Next Trick: Mind Reading" InformationWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Harvest time nears for Apple: Debut of new devices sparks rampant rumors about features" Boston Herald 11:18 AM
  • "Data center hub arises in central Oregon city: Computerworld - Apple and Facebook this month each filed plans to expand data center operations in Prineville, Ore., a small community that's on its way to becoming one of the top data center locations in the U.S." Computerworld 7:46 AM
  • "Ashton Kutcher looking very much the part of Steve Jobs" Edible Apple 8:05 AM
  • "Bitdefender Relaunches Clueful, The Service That Spies On Your iPhone Apps" AppleBitch 11:37 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "How The VA Eliminated Data Breaches On iPhones And Other Mobile Devices" Cult of Mac 5:44 PM
  • "Samsung Says Game Not Over, Korean Analysts Predict Bounceback" IDG News Service 3:14 PM
  • "Samsung shares shed $12-billion after Apple's legal victory" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 12:06 PM
  • "After Apple verdict, judge may reconsider U.S. ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1" Reuters 11:30 AM
  • "Samsung asks judge to lift ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1: The company says that since its tablet hasn't infringed an Apple patent, the preliminary ban should be removed." CNET News 10:41 AM
  • "Samsung wants Galaxy Tab ban lifted in the US after Apple patent verdict" IDG News Service 11:28 AM
  • "Samsung issues internal memo over Apple loss, promises victory" CNET News 10:41 AM
  • "Samsung Wanted to Negotiate with Apple Instead of Suing, Internal Memo Reveals" Softpedia 7:35 AM
  • "Samsung's internal memo blasts Apple for 'outright abuse of patent law'" NDTV Gadgets 2:03 PM
  • "After Verdict, Samsung Asks Court to Lift Galaxy Tab Injunction" The Mac Observer 7:17 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8 dwarfs the iPod Touch, runs ICS" Crave @ CNET 7:43 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8 ramps iPod rivalry to 5.8-inches" SlashGear 7:31 AM
  • "Samsung Seeks Lifting Of Ban On U.S. Sales Of Galaxy Tab" Bloomberg 7:28 AM
  • "Google Says Most Claims In Samsung Case Not About Android" Bloomberg 11:11 AM
  • "Apple vs Samsung verdict: Google responds" Crave @ CNET 7:40 AM
  • "Google reacts to Apple's US patent victory over Samsung" BBC 7:58 AM
  • "Google Releases Statement On Apple (AAPL) Vs Samsung" Wall Street Pit 7:35 AM
  • "Google: Apple v Samsung Verdict Not a Problem for Us" The Mac Observer 10:54 AM
  • "Analyst: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro in production" Crave @ CNET 7:37 AM
  • "Retina Displays for 13-inch MacBook Pro Already in Production" The Mac Observer 7:11 AM
  • "13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Coming This Fall" Tapscape 7:12 AM
  • "Apple 13.3 MacBook Pro with Retina Display in the Works" DeviceMAG 7:35 AM
  • "Rumor: NFC chip spotted in photos of purported next-gen iPhone front assembly" AppleInsider 7:46 AM
  • "Alleged iPhone 5 photos reveal part that could be NFC chip" CNET News 10:41 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Release Date: Yet Another Proof Of September 21 Launch As AT&T Announces Vacation Blackout" International Business Times 7:45 AM
  • "AT&T reportedly blacks out vacation dates from the 21-30 September, seemingly corroborates next-gen iPhone release rumors" UberGizmo 7:56 AM
  • "Alleged 5th gen iPod touch casings surface, points towards a new design" UberGizmo 7:47 AM
  • "Apple May Be Redesigning The iPod Nano To Let You Stream Music From iTunes" Business Insider 2:00 PM
  • "iPad Mini Name, Separate Apple Event 'Confirmed': Reports/Apple will call its smaller tablet the iPad Mini and hold a separate event to introduce the device, says reports, 'confirming' the news as much as is possible without word from Apple." eWeek 11:36 AM
  • "Apple's 7-inch tablet will be named iPad mini, says report" CNET News 8:02 AM
  • "7-inch iPad To Be Called 'iPad mini,' WiFi Coming To iPod nano" The Mac Observer 9:54 AM
  • "iPad mini release date: When is the new iPad coming out? Rumours suggest October" Pocket-lint 7:39 AM
  • "Report suggests iPad mini will debut this October" Tech2 7:28 AM
  • "Did an Apple Exec Say Not to Expect a Television Anytime Soon?" Techland 1:52 PM
  • "Processor Whispers: About prices and placeholders/With slimmed-down Xeons and even Pentiums, Intel wants to make economically priced entry-level workstations and servers possible. Quantum computing is gradually gaining pace and Samsung is putting its shoulder to the wheel to remain as Apple's processor manufacturer." Heise 7:36 AM
  • "iPhone's SMS security flaw doesn't exist in other OSes" Tech2 8:02 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Jake the Reaper For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:54 AM
  • "N.O.V.A. 3 -Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance For iPhone and iPad Is $0.99 Right Now (Previously $6.99)" Apple Sliced 10:54 AM
  • "Got Cow? For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 10:54 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:13 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:13 AM
  • "Get a $500 Mac software bundle for $50: Offering everything from project management to data recovery to HTML 5 content generation, this bundle offers tremendous bang for the buck." CNET Reviews 4:08 PM

  • "Bluetooth Speaker Roundup" Mac|Life 1:55 PM
  • "Comparing Music Streaming Services: Pandora, Spotify, and" TidBITS 1:22 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Dash brings fluid card style multitasking to your iPhone [jailbreak] iMore 2:16 PM
  • "Sky Motion Tells You Exactly When It's Going To Rain" Best App Site 9:57 AM
  • "Amazing Alex for iPhone and iPad review" PC Advisor 7:45 AM
  • "8 Excellent Bike Mounts to Hold Your iPhone" [Slideshow] Mashable 7:27 AM
  • "Get a clue about what your iOS apps are up to with Clueful" iTWire 7:09 AM
  • "MacMost Now 753: Simultaneous Videos With Keynote" MacMost 10:54 AM
  • "How to take awesome HDR photos with your iPhone" iMore 7:30 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac's iSight Camera As A Mirror (for makeup, popping pimples, combing hair)" NoodleMac 7:07 AM
  • "How to Tether Cameras, Make Star Trails on a Mac, Learn RAW Workflows, and More" PC Advisor 1:56 PM
  • "Tip of the Week: Streamlined CD-Ripping in iTunes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:57 AM
  • "iOS and Android make for fastest tech adoption ever" TUAW 9:30 PM
  • "Who Is Apple's Most Powerful Woman?"  SplatF 8:28 PM
  • "3 reasons juries have no place in the patent system" GigaOM 6:35 PM
  • "The Apple vs. Samsung decision is a game-changer: The big deal isn't hardware design, however, it's all about the UI" Computerworld 5:08 PM
  • "Apple's New (And Old) SVPs" ParisLemon 8:31 PM
  • "Apple plays executive team musical chairs, Mansfield staying on: Craig Federighi and Dan Riccio are Apple's newest senior VPs." Ars Technica 5:28 PM
  • "Analysis: Bob Mansfield Staying at Apple, Federighi & Riccio Promoted" The Mac Observer 4:42 PM
  • "Counterpoint: Apple scores a Pyrrhic victory" EE Times 3:34 PM
  • "Why Apple's Patent Victory Is an Emancipation [Updated] New York Magazine 2:16 PM
  • "When using Apple Store's EasyPay isn't so easy" Macworld 2:15 PM
  • "Apple versus Samsung: The patent suit fallout" CBS News 2:13 PM
  • ": Apple may have won, but software patents are still evil" GigaOM 2:13 PM
  • "The Long Road to iPhone 5" PCWorld 2:09 PM
  • "Deals: The Mac Hype Bundle" Mac|Life 2:09 PM
  • "Apple/Samsung Jurors Admit They Finished Quickly By Ignoring Prior Art & Other Key Factors" Techdirt 2:09 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What's wrong with this verdict? The jury has spoken and Apple has won. Consumers? Not so much. Reinventing the wheel isn't going to help anyone, says Cringely" InfoWorld 2:04 PM
  • "Why the iPad Mini is getting its own October launch event: 4 theories" The Week 2:03 PM
  • "Now that Apple has won, who can make it lose?" MoneyWatch 1:51 PM
  • "And Here's Samsung's 'Internal Memo' On Apple's Huge Patent Win" Business Insider 1:51 PM
  • "Read Samsung's Sad 'We Got Our Asses Kicked by Apple' Memo" Gizmodo 1:51 PM
  • "Samsung's Chutzpah Over The Apple Patent Ruling" Forbes 1:49 PM
  • "Why Apple's Win over Samsung Is Ultimately Good News for Consumers" Techland 1:48 PM
  • "Apple's patent victory over Samsung is good for Android" InfoWorld 12:11 PM
  • "After Apple v. Samsung, the smartphone market will never be the same" Houston Chronicle 12:07 PM
  • "Apple v. Samsung: What the analysts are saying" Fortune 12:03 PM
  • "Disable Java In Your Browser To Avoid A Nasty New Malware-Spreading Attack" Forbes 12:01 PM
  • "Apple win sends waves through techs" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:00 PM
  • "Steve Jobs Vindicated By Verdict Protecting Apple Design" Bloomberg 11:12 AM
  • "What Now, Samsung? What Now, Apple?" BYTE 10:56 AM
  • "Daily Report: After Apple-Samsung Verdict, Concern About Innovation" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:51 AM
  • "Five winners from Apple's billion-dollar win" MarketWatch 10:36 AM
  • "Forget Apple v Samsung, coming soon it's Apple v Google"  Computerworld 10:13 AM
  • "Apple's Win Ushers in an Era of Nastiness in Tech" TheStreet 9:59 AM
  • "iPad Mini could be Apple's 'thermonuclear device' that destroys Android" ZDNet 8:03 AM
  • "Apple's patent win could lead to profitable royalty stream from Android" AppleInsider 8:03 AM
  • "This Is Why Apple Won't Be Suing Google Any Time Soon" Softpedia 8:02 AM
  • "Apple vs. Samsung questions on the Monday after" EE Times 7:59 AM
  • "Why the Apple-Samsung verdict matters, even if Samsung appeals" ExtremeTech 7:58 AM
  • "The Apple tax: will the Samsung verdict leave consumers paying more?"  The Guardian 7:57 AM
  • "5 reasons Android users will switch to the iPhone 5" Network World 7:57 AM
  • "Asian consumers worry about innovation in Apple-Samsung aftermath" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Nokia the winner in Apple vs Samsung spat" GoMo News 7:56 AM
  • "Apple's True Intentions Behind the Samsung Suit" PC Magazine 7:48 AM
  • "What the Apple-Samsung verdict means to you" Macworld UK 7:48 AM
  • "Apple-Samsung Jurors Say Video Testimony, Emails Were Persuasive" PCWorld 7:48 AM
  • "How Apple Killed the Linux Desktop and Why That Doesn't Matter" Wired Magazine 7:47 AM
  • "Beaten by Samsung, Lenovo and ZTE, Apple Slides to Fourth Position in China" DeviceMAG 7:44 AM
  • "Apple sued precisely because Samsung wasn't innovating" Edible Apple 7:40 AM
  • "How Apple overwhelmed Samsung's patent case tactics" Reuters 7:39 AM
  • "Apple versus Samsung verdict was a complete mess: Jury ignored prior-art" TechEye 7:38 AM
  • "Apple Vs. Samsung: The Good, The Bad And The Sad" Seeking Alpha 7:37 AM
  • "Analysis of the Apple v. Samsung Verdict" The MacJury 7:32 AM
  • "A lesson in innovation from Apple's first interface trial"  ZDNet 7:29 AM
  • "Is Apple Victory Really a Microsoft Win?" TheStreet 8:04 AM
  • "Apple patent suit jitters may benefit Microsoft" BDlive 7:26 AM
  • "Yay! Rumor: A 13 Inch MacBook Pro Is Already In Production" AppleBitch 7:12 AM
  • "Ouch: What Apple Did To Microsoft They Just Did To Samsung (the branding that hurts)" Mac 360 7:09 AM
  • "A Few Words On The State Of Web Browsers For The Mac"  PixoBebo 7:08 AM
  • "More Power To Nokia Patents After Apple iPhone Court Victory" [Paid Membership Required] 2:07 PM
  • "The sitting duck that is open source" TechRepublic 2:05 PM
  • "Older Adults Least Likely To Use The Internet" MacNews 9:55 AM
  • "Is Google a Big Loser After Apple Patent Victory? Not Quite" WSJ Blogs 2:05 PM
  • "What is Google Really Saying with its Post Apple-Samsung Verdict Talking Points?"  Forbes 12:01 PM
  • "Google Says Most Claims In Samsung Case Not Related To Android" Bloomberg 7:26 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Aims for Higher Margins than iPad, IHS iSuppli Teardown Reveals" MacPrices 7:12 AM
  • "Toshiba Invents Unique Built-In Stand for Future Ultrabooks" Patent Bolt 7:12 AM
  • "Star Trek Can Relate to Samsung's Feelings About Apple [Video] Yahoo! News 8:49 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Contour 200i Air available; first Pure speaker with AirPlay" iPodNN 8:33 PM
  • "MacTech Conference 2012 Slated for October 17–19" TidBITS 6:18 PM
  • "Netatmo Shares Weather Data with Your iPhone & iPad" The Mac Observer 6:16 PM
  • "Picasa Photo App Stunningly Refined: Web Albums HD for the iPad" prMac 12:04 PM
  • "PlayerDuel's SDK Now Supports Both iPhone and iPad" prMac 10:53 AM
  • "Submerge Yourself in a Sea of Arcade Shooter Fun with Marine Boy for iOS" prMac 10:37 AM
  • "Hum Along With the Brand New HumStar Free Application" prMac 9:56 AM
  • "Back to School Sale - Brain Parade's See.Touch.Learn." prMac 9:56 AM
  • "'The World Ends with You' available from App Store" Digital Spy 7:47 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of August 27: Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, Cloud Computing and Mountain Lion" The MUG Center 7:31 AM
  • "Nota Plex 1.1 - Note-writing Suite for iPad Now Includes Spreadsheets" prMac 7:14 AM
  • "Demansol releases Valley of Death - Action packed Zombie App" prMac 7:14 AM
  • "It's Playtime! With Chad Valley" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "Infinite running adventure The CATch! debuts on iOS" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "Say It All With Custom Designed iPhone Covers" prMac 7:11 AM
  • "I Say Goodbye Book for iPad - Adventure in Italy" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Themes Added to Word Cracker In Exciting New Update by eoz games" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Beatles illustrator puts iconic stamp on new Make Me Music app" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "Free: Massive v2.0 Update to CalcForm = Calculator + Spreadsheet" prMac 7:10 AM
  • "New Seven Poets App Blurs Lines Between Fiction and Reality" prMac 7:09 AM
  • "MacGroup Moves From MobileMe to Flickr" MacNews Blog 7:06 AM
Computer Industry
  • "IBM Scoops Up Kenexa for $1.3 Billion to Grow Social Business Portfolio" FOXBusiness 10:19 AM
  • "IBM Buying Kenexa for $1.3B in Social Business Play" eWeek 11:35 AM
  • "IBM to buy HR software firm Kenexa for $1.3 billion" Reuters 10:17 AM
  • "IBM buying Kenexa for approximately $1.26 billion" Associated Press 10:17 AM
  • "IBM To Buy Social-Business Company Kenexa For $1.3 Billion" Bloomberg 10:22 AM
  • "IBM to Buy HR Software Provider for $1.3 Billion" [Paid Membership Required] 10:02 AM
  • "IBM Takes Different Approach With Kenexa Deal" WSJ Blogs 10:38 AM
  • "HP, Dell: PC makers in desperate need of a reboot" Associated Press 10:15 AM
  • "Apple Verdict Could Boost Microsoft, RIM Smartphones" InformationWeek 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft keeps customers in the dark over Windows 8 prices: Delay in pricing new OS due to desktop vs. tablet conundrum, analysts argue" Computerworld 11:28 AM
  • "Windows 8 and the touchy future of PCs: Touch on the desktop? That's the only way Metro makes sense. With Windows 8, Microsoft is making its biggest hardware demand ever" InfoWorld 12:10 PM
  • "Google identifies commentators in Oracle case: Google has named the people it had a financial connection with who blogged or commented on its legal case against tech giant Oracle." BBC 11:09 AM
  • "The FCC Scores a Hat Trick of Errors on Internet Regulation" Forbes 12:01 PM
  • "Open Source: Key To Big Data Riches? Big data makes a company smart, open source makes it rich, Gartner report contends." InformationWeek 10:56 AM
  • "The next major patent skirmish is already here: So-called LTE networks promise to dramatically speed up the mobile Internet. Too bad patent squabbles may muck things up." Fortune 12:03 PM
  • "VMware Lets a Thousand Clouds Contend" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:10 PM
  • "Dropbox Two-Factor Authentication Has Kinks, Users Say" InformationWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Maginatics Debuts Storage Platform At VMworld" InformationWeek 12:08 PM
  • "Lunch with RIM CEO Thorsten Heins: Time for a bite, and little else" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 12:06 PM
  • "BlackBerry 10 Will End the 'In-Out' App Paradigm: RIM CEO" eWeek 11:35 AM
  • "Broadcom packs network virtualization in switch" EE Times 11:33 AM
  • "HTC considering to launch new tablet PC in cooperation with Pegatron, say sources" DigiTimes 11:33 AM
  • "AMD Introduces Industry's Most Powerful Server Graphics Processors: New AMD FirePro(TM) S9000 and S7000 Are Designed to Be Versatile and Scalable to Meet Multiple Data Center Deployment Requirements" Marketwire 10:22 AM
  • "AMD-Based Virtualization Solutions Deliver Leading Scalability While Slashing Total Cost of Ownership" Marketwire 10:22 AM
  • "Snapfish by HP Brings Facebook Posts to Life With SocialPics" Marketwire 10:16 AM
  • "IBM to Acquire Kenexa To Bolster Social Business Initiatives" PRNewswire 10:20 AM
  • "Oracle GoldenGate 11g Release 2 Now Available: New Version of Real-Time Data Integration Solution Enhances Performance, Manageability, Efficiency and Reliability" Marketwire 10:38 AM
  • "German consumer group sets Facebook privacy ultimatum" Reuters 10:52 AM
  • "Samsung legal defeat unlikely to hit profit much" MarketWatch 10:09 AM
  • "Store More With Virtualization: Even small IT shops can now afford thin provisioning, performance acceleration, replication, and other features to boost utilization and improve disaster recovery." InformationWeek 10:56 AM
  • "4 Reasons IT Leaders Hate Giving Performance Reviews" InformationWeek 10:56 AM
  • "HotHardware's Two and A Half Geeks 8/1/12: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and More" HotHardware 10:13 AM
  • "Nokia jumps on hopes it can cash in on Samsung setback" Reuters 10:52 AM
  • "Apple court victory rallies hard-hit Nokia shares" MarketWatch 10:09 AM
  • "Cypress lifts Ramtron bid to $2.88-share, or $99M" MarketWatch 10:08 AM
  • "ASML says Samsung invests in its latest chip technology" Reuters 10:52 AM
  • "Samsung joins ASML customer co-investment program" MarketWatch 10:08 AM
  • "Best Buy, founder reach accord on due diligence" MarketWatch 10:09 AM
  • "Best Buy, Founder Reach Accord on Due Diligence" [Paid Membership Required] 10:02 AM
  • "AOL announces final plans for $1.1 billion shareholder payoff" CNET News 10:41 AM
  • "AOL sets special payout, accelerated buyback" MarketWatch 10:08 AM
  • "AOL Announces Special Dividend, $600 Million Stock Buyback" [Paid Membership Required] 10:02 AM
  • "AOL to pay $500 million in one-time dividend" CNNMoney 9:58 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Lessons Learned From Apple, Facebook" [Paid Membership Required] 5:28 PM
  • "Why I Love Trading Apple" Forbes 2:13 PM
  • "Apple Appears Set to Join the $700 Club" WSJ Blogs 1:49 PM
  • "Apple stock hits new highs after Samsung verdict" Silicon Valley 11:30 AM
  • "Apple Rises On Samsung Mobile Patent Infringement Ruling" Bloomberg 11:12 AM
  • "Apple market value jumps $11-billion as shares surge on Samsung win" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 2:00 PM
  • "Apple Stock Opens At Record High Of $680 At A $637B Market Cap After Samsung Patent Win" TechCrunch 1:51 PM
  • "Apple shares climb before the bell on Samsung win" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 8:03 AM
  • "Post-AppSung Stock Watch: What Will Happen to Apple and Google Shares Today?" AllThingsD 10:07 AM
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