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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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  • "Apple Is Worth More Than The Stock Markets Of Spain, Portugal, Greece and Ireland: Together"  Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Apple Didn't Infringe Mirror Worlds Patent, Court Rules: Apple Inc. won its appeal of a U.S. patent-infringement verdict related to a Yale University professor's invention on how documents are displayed on a computer screen."  Bloomberg 4:23 PM
  • "Apple's iPad is clearly cannibalizing PC sales"  Fortune 8:13 AM
  • "Apple and Google patent peace talks won't be easy: Can the current chiefs of Apple Inc. and Google Inc. mend the bad blood between their companies that started after the two began to spar over Android's mimicry of the iPhone?" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Cameras: the next Apple vs. Android battleground?" [Video Report] Reuters 8:02 AM
  • "Verdict Shows Samsung Needs To Copy Apple Design Culture: Tech" Bloomberg 8:02 AM
  • "Samsung won't have to pay Apple $1bn until 2013: With post-trial motions set for 6 December 'we're talking about the early part of 2013" for payment." Macworld UK 8:28 AM
  • "Apple takes aim at Samsung's Galaxy S III in amended patent complaint" IDG News Service 8:33 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion grabs 20% share of all Macs" Computerworld 8:16 AM
  • "Malware attacks on the rise" ["Apple got a wake-up call in the second quarter. The company had advertised that Macs didn't get viruses, but a virus called 'Flashback' changed all that."] CNNMoney 8:13 AM
  • "There's Been A Huge Increase In Computer Attacks And Criminals Are Targeting Macs" Business Insider 9:11 AM
  • "OS X 10.8.1 improves battery life issues caused by Mountain Lion" AppleTell 8:38 AM
  • "'Purge' command not working in OS X 10.8.1: The commonly used purge command for clearing inactive memory in OS X may not work after upgrading to OS X 10.8.1" MacFixIt 12:31 PM
  • "Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5: Benchmark Showdown" The Mac Observer 1:07 PM
  • "Suitcase Fusion 4 breaks new ground for Web and print publishing" Macworld 8:40 AM
  • "System Preferences in OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion: Spotlight" eXtensions 8:38 AM
  • "Restoring iPod touch after forgotten passcode Article" iLounge 4:24 PM
  • "How to ensure tracks play in sequence in iTunes" CNET 1:54 PM
  • "Force Word and other apps to use retina display for text" Mac OS X Hints 10:09 AM
  • "Display Notification Center Alerts from command line and AppleScripts" Mac OS X Hints 10:09 AM
  • "Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind: Protect And Secure Mac Files. Put Them In A Secret Folder" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "What You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do: Add Recordings To Notes And Reminders" McSolo 8:05 AM
  • "CloudPull: It's How To Use Your Mac To Backup Data From The Cloud" TeraTalks 8:05 AM
  • "A Simple, Cool Way To Bring Most Of Instagram To Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 8:05 AM
  • "How To Find, Retrieve, And Share All Those Photo Attachments Hidden In Google's Gmail" Mac 360 8:05 AM
  • "Why Every Mac User Needs Another Calculator (or 4 more calculators)" NoodleMac 8:04 AM
  • "90 Requests for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6" FCPXtv 7:55 AM
Press Releases
  • "FTP Maker 1.8.0 for Mac and Windows" Softhing 9:32 AM
  • "Toast Titanium 11.1 is built with Cocoa, burns for Mountain Lion" BetaNews 8:59 AM
  • "iOS and OS X Graphing Library Free For Development" VVI 8:19 AM
  • "Magican Provides an Automated, All-in-one Mac Healthcare Service" prMac 9:13 AM
  • "War in Galaxy Game Space Invaders are Back" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "Reggie Ashworth releases All-New AppDelete 4.0 - Uninstall Anything" prMac 8:18 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple confirms September 12 event: 'It's almost here'/Stay tuned for our live coverage at 10am PDT on September 12." Ars Technica 11:17 AM
  • "Apple announces special event for September 12" The Loop 11:18 AM
  • "Apple sends out September 12 event invites" CNET News 11:18 AM
  • "Apple Confirms Sept. 12 Event" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:32 AM
  • "Apple issues a press invitation for a Sept. 12 special event" Fortune 11:32 AM
  • "Apple sets Sept. 12 event; new iPhone expected" MarketWatch 11:32 AM
  • "Apple Invites Media to Sept. 12 Event" [Paid Membership Required] 11:32 AM
  • "Apple Will Make Big Announcement Next Week, Hints at iPhone 5" CNBC 11:32 AM
  • "iPhone 5 is Coming: Apple Announces September 12 Event" OS X Daily 12:24 PM
  • "It's official: Apple invites media to iPhone 5 special event on September 12" MacDailyNews 12:24 PM
  • "GooPhone I5 Makers Claim To Hold Patent For New iPhone Design, Will Sue Apple At Launch" Redmond Pie 5:08 PM
  • "Infographic: Consumers Eager to Buy New iPhone" PC Magazine 12:39 PM
  • "comScore: Apple's smartphone market share grows to 1 in 3 subscribers" ZDNet 1:07 PM
  • "Android, Apple capture still more U.S. smartphone users" CNET News 1:54 PM
  • "iPhone 5 on shopping list of majority of iPhone 4 owners" CNET News 1:54 PM
  • "Apple's latest top executives get $50M stock perks: Two of Apple's newest senior vice presidents receive stock grants worth more than $50 million over the course of the next four years." CNET News 9:42 PM
  • "FBI finds no evidence that AntiSec hacked its laptop"  CNET News 4:21 PM
  • "Apple introduces volume app purchasing program to 9 countries" AppleInsider 7:57 PM
  • "No proof hackers stole Apple data from agent's laptop: FBI"  Reuters 4:21 PM
  • "Hackers leak '1 MILLION records' on Apple fanbois from FEDS: Hackers have dumped online the unique identification codes for one million Apple iPhones and iPads allegedly lifted from an FBI agent's laptop. The leak, if genuine, proves Feds are walking around with data on at least 12 million iOS devices."  The Register 8:07 AM
  • "FBI Agent's Laptop 'Hacked' To Grab 12 Million Apple IDs" Forbes 8:11 AM
  • "Hackers claim proof the FBI is tracking Apple mobile devices"  Fortune 8:16 AM
  • "Anonymous Dumps 1 Million Apple IDs After Alleged FBI Hack" PC Magazine 9:35 AM
  • "How the FBI might've been owned (12M Apple records)" Errata Security 8:08 AM
  • "Apple device IDs hacked: What you need to know" PCWorld 5:23 PM
  • "IPhone Anticipation: Apple Rivals Turn Up the Heat" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:01 AM
  • "Upset! iPhone 4S surrenders U.S. crown to Galaxy S3" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone" AppleInsider 10:36 AM
  • "Boring iOS 6, Android 'Jelly Bean' will rule in 2013: Apple's and Google's mobile OSes are entering a maturity phase, while the competition hasn't found its footing" InfoWorld 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Stores opening in Perth and Canberra this weekend" iTWire 8:03 AM
  • "5 of the most expensive Apple products ever: Think the iPad is pricy? Check out these expensive Apple products, mementos and tributes that fetched way more than any iGizmo on the market today." CNNMoney 8:13 AM
  • "BMW design boss: white cars are popular thanks to Apple" Electronista 8:43 AM
  • "Samsung investigating child labour claims: Claims that Samsung's Chinese manufacturing partners are using child labour." Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Aussie Apple conferences lose 2013 funding" ZDNet 2:30 PM
  • "Hulu subscribers in Japan can now tune in via Apple TV" The Next Web 8:25 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Mark Zuckerberg to give first interview since IPO" CNNMoney 4:32 PM
  • "RadioShack Launches Mobile-Phone Service" [Paid Membership Required] 2:31 PM
  • "Panasonic upgrades Toughbook 19: crunches more data, still weathers sandstorms" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "The world's most rugged Android tablet? Getac says so" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Adobe's CSS Shaders Now an Official Web Standard" Webmonkey 2:04 PM
  • "Making Stretchable Electronics: A startup prepares to manufacture electronics that conform to skin, arteries, and organs, allowing new surgical and measuring methods." Technology Review 1:44 PM
  • "Toyota Platform Will Beam Drive Data to Phones, Recreate Drives on Gran Turismo" IDG News Service 11:31 AM
  • "Washable Keyboards Make a Splash" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "Acer Laptops Pair Touch-Screens With Windows 8, Intel, Nvidia Chips" eWeek 10:47 AM
  • "Game maker Valve Software recruits hardware experts" BBC 10:25 AM
  • "Sony eschews cheap tablets as it pursues Samsung" Reuters 10:11 AM
  • "Samsung's advanced TVs go missing en route to Berlin" Reuters 10:10 AM
  • "Nokia Music Streaming App Launched for U.S. Lumia Users" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "Nokia brings Nokia Music to Lumia devices in the USA" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Leaked HTC phone could flaunt 1080p HD display" CNET 10:07 AM
  • "Instagram gets a new competitor" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:44 AM
  • "Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Stellar brings Android 4.0 for free" CNET Reviews 10:06 AM
  • "LG Intuition 'Phablet' Hits Verizon This Week" PC Magazine 11:27 AM
  • "Hackers set sail to save the world" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "94% Of Americans Blame Their Computer" Forbes 9:00 AM
  • "Forget About 'iPhone 5', Leaked Image Shows Packaging For 'The New iPhone'" TechCrunch 5:32 PM
  • "Leaks accurate, this is what the new iPhone will look like" iMore 6:08 PM
  • "Photos of iPhone 5 Battery in Rear Shell, Compared to iPhone 4S Battery" MacRumors 5:05 PM
  • "Nano SIMs begin arriving at telcos ahead of new iPhone launch" 9 to 5 Mac 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone 5 nano-SIM leak: Photos of new nano-SIMs emerge ahead of launch" BGR 8:43 AM
  • "iPhone 5 not yet announced, SIM adapters already available" TUAW 4:32 PM
  • "Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones" DigiTimes 8:20 AM
  • "Output of new iPhone screens lagging?" Reuters 8:02 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Conversion Mod Kit Goes On Sale Again, But For A Limited Time Only!" Redmond Pie 8:41 AM
  • "iPhone 5 dimensions measured against previous iPhone models [Photos] Edible Apple 10:55 AM
  • "Mozilla exits iOS as it retires Firefox Home: Ends two-year dalliance with Apple's iPhone" Computerworld 10:35 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins a Major Multi-Touch Display Patent & 25 More" Patently Apple 7:55 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For Updating Multiple Computing Devices" MacNews 10:31 AM
  • "Apple Patent Is For Hybrid Antenna For Electronic Devices" MacNews 10:56 AM
  • "Apple patent could lead to carbon fiber MacBook housings" AppleInsider 8:33 AM
  • "Upgrading to a Solid State Drive Rejuvenates My 4-Year-Old MacBook" Low End Mac 4:26 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Percepto For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $3.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "Vidify For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "PipeRoll 2 Ages HD For iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99), The iPhone Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 9:00 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:14 AM
  • "Apple Display Buyer's Guide -Up To $170 Off Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display" MacReviewZone 9:47 AM
  • "Apple trims prices on refurbished MacBook Airs" CNET News 8:10 AM
  • "On September 4, 2012, iTeleport on the Mac App Store will have a price drop from its current $49.99 price to $1.99 for 24 hours, in conjunction with Two Dollar Tuesday. This is a 96% price drop! Additionally, iTeleport on the iPhone / iPad App Store will have a price drop from $24.99 to $7.99." iTeleport 10:05 AM
  • "iTeleport VNC software for Mac $2 (96% off) today only" 9 to 5 Mac 9:11 AM
  • "Top Selling Mac Accessories -$15 to $999... Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:19 AM
  • "Best Selling Mac Scanners -From $88 To $496 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 10:04 AM

  • "Best smartphones: We review new and upcoming devices from Apple, Samsung and Nokia" Telegraph 8:38 AM
  • "Road Warrior Must-Have: myCharge Battery Pack" BYTE 10:20 AM
  • "A Speaker With a Firm Grip on Sound" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:00 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 6 preview" iMore 11:33 AM
  • "Run Office on your iPad: A look at three cloud-based services that let you access Microsoft Office remotely" Macworld 9:23 AM
  • "Top 25 iPad Apps for Kids" Techland 8:38 AM
  • "The Only Five Apps You Need to Watch Football This Fall" Cult of Mac 9:36 PM
  • "'Bastion' Blends Monster-Smashing Fun With Great Color Commentary" MacNewsWorld 8:39 AM
  • "Appidemic: EyeStalk for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" AppleTell 8:38 AM
  • "MoviePro for the iPhone 4S adds features to the built-in camera" TUAW 6:26 PM
  • "Mixel for iPhone Review" 148Apps 10:07 AM
  • "Wipeout Review" 148Apps 1:33 PM
  • "The Walking Dead: The Game – Episode 2 Review" 148Apps 8:40 AM
  • "MUSaIC Review" 148Apps 12:39 PM
  • "The Great British Bake Off Review" 148Apps 4:31 PM
  • "Aero Dog Review" 148Apps 11:33 AM
  • "Bug Invasion Review" 148Apps 9:13 AM
  • "Here's how to check if your Apple device UDID has been compromised by the AntiSec leak" The Next Web 8:37 AM
  • "Check If You Own One of the 1 Million Hacked iPhones and iPads" The Atlantic Wire 8:37 AM
  • "AT&T's Mobile Share Plans May Cut Costs" TidBITS 8:08 PM
  • "A Look Back At Apple's iPhone And iPod Media Event Invites [Gallery] Cult of Mac 5:25 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 9:48 PM
  • "Poll: One in Five Android Users Plans to Buy the iPhone 5" Wired 6:53 PM
  • "Why Apple Is Calling The Next iPhone The iPhone 5 [Opinion] Cult of Mac 4:24 PM
  • "Apple's Sept. 12 iPhone 5 event: What to expect" CNET Reviews 4:22 PM
  • "12 things I think (now that Apple's September 12 event is official)" ZDNet 2:30 PM
  • "One Year Later, the iPad Is Still My Favorite Computer" Techland 1:56 PM
  • "Did Obama's iPad Just Get Hacked?" Mashable 4:23 PM
  • "iOS: Did Apple iOS Servers Get Hacked?" HardMac 1:33 PM
  • "Is Apple Ditching Google Search?" CNBC 1:31 PM
  • "Marshall: Why You'll Want to Trade In Your iPhone4" Bloomberg 1:27 PM
  • "So, where's Apple's tablet computer?" ZDNet 1:07 PM
  • "Education: iPad Hurting PC Sales More than Ever" PadGadget 1:06 PM
  • "iPhone 5 Display Ratio Could Mess With Apps" BYTE 11:17 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Journalismriffic" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:09 AM
  • "The UDID leak is a privacy catastrophe" cortesi 10:39 AM
  • "The Latest Breach of Your Privacy -The FBI" Mike McHargue 9:43 AM
  • "Giving a tablet a keyboard won't beat the iPad. Why don't OEMs see this? Microsoft's Surface is a post-PC tablet done right to compete effectively against the iPad. So why did 'tablets' on show at IFA 2012 look so much like adapted netbooks?" The Guardian 9:35 AM
  • "Apple Vs Microsoft. A Face-off for the Long Run" The Motley Fool 9:10 AM
  • "Is Apple More Valuable to Me Than My Wife?" TheStreet 9:10 AM
  • "With iOS 6, your address book may be invaded by email addresses" TUAW 8:38 AM
  • "Passbook Won't Require NFC, Will Work On Any iOS Device" App Advice 8:57 AM
  • "Apple's Passbook strategy ignores NFC technology to power iOS 6 retail apps" AppleInsider 8:33 AM
  • "Steve Jobs's dire legacy: Devastating bad taste/Apple's appetite for destruction in the mobile phone business sits uneasily with its history and its moralising. How much damage is enough?" ZDNet 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Never Invented Anything!' Smart People Beg to Differ" Tapscape 2:30 PM
  • "Greg's Bite: Samsung Whines, Google Blinks And Patents Trump" MacNews 9:32 AM
  • "Samsung Stop Copying Apple, Says Korean Paper" Tapscape 8:56 AM
  • "The Spoils Of War: Apple Defeats Samsung, Samsung Squeals Like A Pig, And Bruce Willis" PixoBebo 8:04 AM
  • "Has the IPhone Become 'Long in the Tooth'?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:02 AM
  • "Die Hard actor wants the right to pass on his iTunes library when he dies" Tap For Mobile 8:03 AM
  • "Opinion: Why the Bruce Willis Apple iTunes story matters"  Computerworld 7:55 AM
  • "NBC streams pilot episode of J.J. Abrams' 'Revolution' two weeks before broadcast debut" The Verge 6:18 PM
  • "'Star Wars' versus 'Star Trek' technology: Let's settle this" CNET News 4:22 PM
  • "You say Google+ is a ghost land? Time to revisit that one" CNET News 2:36 PM
  • "Why I'm Cutting the Cord, and How Cable Can Get Me Back" Wired 2:11 PM
  • "Innovation in a Sea of Sameness" Techland 1:58 PM
  • "A second opinion on sucky second quarter server sales: Sucks to be non-Xeon, Q4 uptick on the way" The Register 1:53 PM
  • "Review: Raspberry Pi/Can a $35 computer persuade kids to put down their smartphones and try their hands at programming?" Technology Review 1:44 PM
  • "Why Linux Will Never Suffer From Viruses Like Windows" HotHardware 11:49 AM
  • "Survey Finds Most Networks Are Out of Control" PCWorld 11:31 AM
  • "Lessons from the Road: Free 'Hi-Speed' Internet" PCWorld 11:30 AM
  • "Cloud computing's me-too problem: Little boxes all the same" InfoWorld 11:14 AM
  • "When virtualization becomes your worst enemy: Wrapping everything up in the same box makes hard tasks easy and big problems bigger" InfoWorld 11:13 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S 3 Bests iPhone 4S: Samsung Galaxy S 3 now top selling smartphone in the U.S., as consumers pass on aging iPhone 4S and eye iPhone 5 debut." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "94% Of Americans Blame Their Computer" Forbes 11:03 AM
  • "VMworld 2012: Surprising (And Funny) Moments To Remember" CRN 10:36 AM
  • "BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored" BBC 10:25 AM
  • "Should Nokia Be Worried About Samsung's Early Announcement Of A Windows Phone?" Seeking Alpha 9:54 AM
  • "Forget Phones for Now and Just Sell Patents: There does not appear to be an end in sight for flailing Research in Motion, who is bleeding market share." The Motley Fool 9:54 AM
  • "Who's to Blame for Facebook's Follies?" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "Malware attacks on the rise" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Five Trends You'll See in Windows 8 PCs" AllThingsD 12:39 PM
  • "Every Time You Torrent, Feds Log Your IP in Just Three Hours" Gizmodo 11:20 AM
  • "Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why" ReadWriteWeb 8:38 AM
  • "Why I'm Cutting the Cord, and How Cable Can Get Me Back" Wired 8:14 AM
  • "Cable's Walls Are Coming Down" Wired 8:14 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "PhotoToaster 4.0 for iPhone and iPad – Now With Lighting Brushes!" iSource 4:32 PM
  • "Google updates Chrome for iOS, fixes bugs: The upgrade fixes a problem accessing Yahoo Mail" IDG News Service 4:32 PM
  • "Top apps for travel on a shoestring" ZDNet 2:30 PM
  • "Spiffy up iOS screenshots with Screentaker for Mac" iDownload Blog 1:33 PM
  • "Oenophilia is Easy with Wine Simplified for iOS– A Kickstarter Project" PadGadget 1:06 PM
  • "New App Uses Eisenhower's Method To Get Your Things Done" TechCrunch 12:51 PM
  • "Denominations: A Simple Currency Converter" MacStories 11:20 AM
  • "iPad Pilot Launches at University of Pennsylvania Medical School" eWeek 10:56 AM
  • "The TouchArcade App Goes Universal and Is Available Now" Touch Arcade 10:43 AM
  • "Rovio announces Bad Piggies sequel to revive Angry Birds" VentureBeat 11:34 AM
  • "Apple switches on Genius recommendations in iOS 6" TUAW 10:07 AM
  • "Apple now provides online tool to report App Store ripoffs" Ars Technica 10:06 AM
  • "Three Out of Four Current iPhone 4 Owners Plan to Purchase the New iPhone" PRWeb 9:26 AM
  • "Fresh JBL® Ultra-Portable Speakers Let Music Fans Enjoy a Lively, On-the-Go Performance" Business Wire 9:26 AM
  • "'Something Pig is coming' in next Angry Birds game" CNET News 8:41 AM
  • "BBC Iplayer for IOS gets offline mode" The Inquirer 8:19 AM
  • "iBless Food 2.0 Released - Updated Jewish Guide to Food Blessings" prMac 9:13 AM
  • "Flip some cats in Pussy Flip from Kwalee - Out now on iPhone" prMac 9:13 AM
  • "iSecrets: The Best Multimeda Vault for Apple iOS Devices" prMac 9:13 AM
  • "LoopTube for iPhone - Let's You Enjoy YouTube Endlessly" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Literacy iPad app - A simple Toolkit that simply delivers" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Qapp Releases New Feature-rich iPhone App for Freelancers on App Store" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "Snowboard Xtreme is now live on the AppStore" prMac 8:33 AM
  • "More iResources for iClassrooms from Interactive Elementary" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "Hypno Golf - Kill the fear, win the ground" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "White noise sounds: Sleep, yoga and meditation for iOS" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "Phoenix Bird 1.0 Free for iOS - 3D Flying Game with 70 Levels of Play" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Go Go Woony - The crazy racing game serious about speed and graphics" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "SelectTheDate - datepicker and event planner for iPhone" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "PlayerDuel's SDK Now Supports Both iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Picasa Photo App Stunningly Refined: Web Albums HD for the iPad" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Infinite running adventure The CATch! debuts on iOS" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Hum Along With the Brand New HumStar Free Application" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Free: Massive v2.0 Update to CalcForm = Calculator + Spreadsheet" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Demansol releases Valley of Death - Action packed Monster App" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Beatles illustrator puts iconic stamp on new Make Me Music app" prMac 8:18 AM
Computer Industry
  • "The Party With the Most to Lose This Fall is Microsoft" TheStreet 9:31 AM
  • "Microsoft, Amazon Enter Critical Stretch Vs. IPhone" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:54 AM
  • "Can Windows 8 rival the iPad for business?" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:00 AM
  • "Microsoft pounds one more nail into Windows XP's coffin: Windows 8 Pro licenses will allow 'downgrades' to Windows 7 and Vista -- but not Windows XP" InfoWorld 11:14 AM
  • "Room To Chat: Windows Phone 8 Tries Its Hand At Group Messaging" TechCrunch 1:43 PM
  • "Finally! Windows XP no longer most popular desktop system: Windows 7 is now the world's most popular desktop operating system, according to the August report from Net Applications." Mashable 10:35 AM
  • "Windows Server 2012 launches as cornerstone of Microsoft's 'Cloud OS'" ZDNet 2:19 PM
  • "Microsoft confirms Windows Server 2012 'cloud OS' availability" V3 2:00 PM
  • "Microsoft Moves Further Into the Cloud" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:11 AM
  • "Windows Sever 2012: 3 Key Changes/Microsoft Windows Server 2012, a significantly revamped server OS, launches Tuesday. Our hands-on look explores some of the worthwhile changes for enterprise IT." InformationWeek 11:06 AM
  • "Microsoft claims Windows Server 2012 is 'first cloud OS'" The Register 1:50 PM
  • "Microsoft XBox Next delay rumors abound" SemiAccurate 1:48 PM
  • "Microsoft planning fall update to Kinect for Windows: Microsoft's Kinect for Windows sensor and development kit are coming to China and a handful of other new markets this fall." CNET News 5:05 PM
  • "IBM: Barclays Ups Rating; Says Big Blue's Biz Is 'Apple Safe'" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "IBM Plans Pint-Sized Watson: Big Blue sees applications for a miniature version of its AI technology in healthcare, finance, and IT." InformationWeek 2:38 PM
  • "IBM, ST research nano-relay logic" EE Times 10:41 AM
  • "Japan's NEC to sell entire Lenovo stake in $230 million deal: source" Reuters 10:10 AM
  • "NEC to sell Lenovo shares to raise up to $235M" MarketWatch 9:40 AM
  • "Oracle Appeals SAP Case, Seeks $1.3 Billion Jury Award: After settling with SAP for $306 million in TomorrowNow copyright case, Oracle appeals judge's decision to set aside a massive jury award." InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "Oracle Wants $1 Billion More From SAP in TomorrowNow Copyright Case" AllThingsD 9:56 AM
  • "Judge: Oracle must pay Google $1 million in court costs" Electronista 5:07 PM
  • "Oracle hurls Sparc T5 gladiators into big-iron arena" The Register 1:53 PM
  • "HP releases two beta versions of open source WebOS: The code for two WebOS build environments has been posted to GitHub" IDG News Service 11:14 AM
  • "Intel 4th gen Core chips to slash power consumption: Chip giant will talk about a new series of mainstream chips next week that are much more power efficient than today's processors." CNET News 9:43 PM
  • "Intel Touts Touch, Talks Tablet Future" TheStreet 2:28 PM
  • "Intel Charges Ahead With WCT Wireless Power Standard: Intel and partner IDT build chipsets for Wireless Charging Technology, which won't be available until next year. Will other wireless power standards beat them to market?" InformationWeek 11:07 AM
  • "AMD Taiwan general manager Andy Tseng resigns" DigiTimes 10:41 AM
  • "Democrats call for Internet 'freedom,' cybersecurity laws: Democratic platform focuses on privacy and freedom of expression, instead of reducing regulations" IDG News Service 10:36 AM
  • "Democrats push for open Internet, cybersecurity" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "Researchers move quantum computing to silicon" EE Times 11:43 AM
  • "How the PC market is being reborn: At the IFA show in Berlin, radical new computer designs reveal an industry willing to try something besides tweaks to last year's model." CNET News 10:07 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Is Apple Worth $400 Or $900?" Forbes 1:33 PM
  • "Apple: Is Street Too Cautious On FY Q4 iPhone Outlook?" Forbes 12:39 PM
  • "IPhone Price Cuts Send Bond Inflation Bets to 11-Year Low" Bloomberg 8:01 AM
  • "Apple Inc (AAPL) Is Still A Hedge Fund Favorite" Insider Monkey 8:26 AM
  • "Is Apple A Buy Here? Valuation By Intelligent-Behavior Analysis" Seeking Alpha 11:20 AM
  • "Are The Winds Of Settlement Blowing Towards Apple And VirnetX?" Seeking Alpha 8:25 AM
  • "OmniVision May See IPhone 5 Boost: The image-sensors firm may be the sole-source supplier for the back camera." Barron's [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:25 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple boosts tech stocks as iPhone date nears/Late-day surge helps sector recover from losses; Facebook slumps" MarketWatch 4:26 PM
  • "U.S. stock indexes revived by Apple: Wall Street finds some solace in anticipating so-called iPhone 5" MarketWatch 4:26 PM
  • "Stocks Shake Off Weak ISM Data" FOXBusiness 2:26 PM
  • "S&P 500 Trims Loss Amid Speculation Europe To Take Steps" Bloomberg 4:26 PM
  • "Stocks Start September With Mixed Finish" TheStreet 4:27 PM
  • "Stocks: A choppy start to September" CNNMoney 4:27 PM
  • "Dow Sinks on Economic Worries" [Paid Membership Required] 4:27 PM
  • "Stocks: Choppy trading ahead" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "London stocks off as miners, banks, tobacco weigh: August sees 'worst sales growth this year,' retail group says" MarketWatch 9:41 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks edge lower, with Europe in focus" MarketWatch 9:33 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stock swoon deepens after U.S. data/Vodafone Group shares drop after broker downgrade" MarketWatch 2:27 PM
  • "Uncertainty over stimulus measures drags global markets lower: Global financial markets fell Tuesday amid uncertainty over what authorities in the U.S., China and Europe might do to help the slowing world economy." Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 9:46 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:32 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2:33 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 8:03 PM
  • "Cloudy market sends chips on bumpy ride: Weak PC market, economic uncertainty hurt semiconductor sector" MarketWatch 2:31 PM
  • "Semiconductor Revenue Could Slip 5% in 2012: MKM Partners says chip investors may be too optimistic for a rebound." Barron's 2:31 PM

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