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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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  • "October 23 Apple event confirmed: 'We've got a little more to show you'/Next week in San Jose, we might find out what the iPad mini is all about."  Ars Technica 11:14 AM
  • "Apple announces likely iPad mini event on Oct. 23" CNNMoney 11:59 AM
  • "Apple announces special event for Oct. 23" The Loop 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Announces October 23 Special Event" AllThingsD 11:19 AM
  • "iPad Mini, anyone? Apple sets Oct. 23 event" CNET News 12:18 PM
  • "Apple sets special event for October 23" Reuters 12:17 PM
  • "Foxconn Says Underage Interns Worked at Yantai in China"  Bloomberg 7:59 AM
  • "Foxconn admits to child labor law breach with underage intern hires: The company says that it investigated reports of underage interns at one of its facilities, and found that some were as young as 14 years of age." CNET News 7:48 AM
  • "Foxconn confirms underaged interns working at Chinese factory" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface pricing to undercut Apple's iPad" Crave @ CNET 8:58 AM
  • "Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems of Apple, Microsoft, Google & Amazon"  MacStories 9:15 AM
  • "Apple, Yahoo raid rivals for key hires" MoneyWatch 8:18 AM
  • "ITC Section 337 Inv.: Devices with Secure Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same" ["The USITC has identified Apple Inc. of Cupertino, CA, as the respondent in this investigation."] International Trade Commission 4:00 PM
  • "ITC to investigate VirnetX patent complaint against Apple" CNET News 4:00 PM
  • "Swiss clock licensee 'surprised' at news that Apple can use iconic design on iPad: Company with exclusive license to use Swiss clock 'surprised' at news that Apple has permission to use it in iOS 6" Macworld UK 3:58 PM
  • "Apple pays out over iOS 6's Swiss clock-up" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Politically Motivated Malware Attacks Increasing Regardless of Operating System" Intego 1:21 PM
  • "Echofon Throws In The Towel On Its Mac App" Cult of Mac 8:53 AM
  • "About Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 11" Apple Support 9:31 PM
  • "Mouse input temporarily freezing after updating OS X" MacFixIt 2:14 PM
  • "Managing Quick Look in full screen in Mountain Lion" MacFixIt 1:39 PM
  • "Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely: Microsoft's new operating system looks how a modern OS should--big, bold, and centered around apps. Suddenly, it's Apple's turn to catch up."  InformationWeek 9:18 AM
  • "AirPlay on the Mac: The Definitive Guide" Mactuts+ 10:17 AM
  • "Review: Adobe Acrobat XI Pro advances the paperless office concept, but also highlights obstacles" Macworld 9:09 AM
  • "Review: Apple Mail 6 features better search, VIP email treatment" Macworld 7:46 AM
  • "Sony Sound Forge for Mac (review)" IT.Enquirer 7:45 AM
  • "Show All Of Your Saved Website Passwords In Safari 6 [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:54 AM
  • "Send SMS to Messages and run commands with AppleScript" Mac OS X Hints 9:39 AM
  • "How To: Create a Mac keyboard shortcut to open any app" FairerPlatform 10:16 AM
  • "Accordance Quicktip - Instant Details" Accordance 1:10 PM
  • "Time Tracking For Humans: The Mac App That Tracks What You Do On Your Mac" NoodleMac 7:49 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Create Customized Crossword Puzzles Using Your Own Words" BohemianBoomer 7:49 AM
  • "Here's A Simple, Inexpensive Way To Use Your Mac To Record Audio Notes (from meetings or classes)" McSolo 7:50 AM
  • "A Crazy Cool And Fun New Way To Track Your Mac's Disk Usage And Storage (useless eye candy app of the week)" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "The Speedy, Efficient Way To Delete Unwanted Apps On Your Mac Is AppDelete" TeraTalks 7:49 AM
  • "Got Sensitive Eyes? Use The Free Screen Shades App To Tint Your Mac's Display" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "4 Ways Functional Adds More Functionality To Your Mac's Dock (logout, restart, quit, sleep)" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Op/ed: If Microsoft adopts Apple's app strategy, it's better to follow OS X than iOS" Ars Technica 8:58 AM
Press Releases
  • "New DRONE series created with LightWave 11" Architosh 8:14 AM
  • "Bridge Project Coming to the Mac" prMac 8:07 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple announces iPad mini media event for October 23rd" 9 to 5 Mac 11:19 AM
  • "Apple says it has 'a little more' to show us at Oct. 23 event" GigaOM 11:58 AM
  • "Apple Sends Out Invitations to Oct. 23 Event" [Paid Membership Required] 12:12 PM
  • "Apple iPad mini launch event confirmed: October 23rd" Electricpig 12:03 PM
  • "Apple Issues Invitations For iPad Mini Launch Event On October 23, 2012" Apple Bitch 11:55 AM
  • "Apple Issues Invites for October 23rd Media Event" Touch Arcade 12:02 PM
  • "iPad Mini steals Surface presale thunder" CNET News 4:10 PM
  • "Opinion: FBI security scare means Apple's iPhone beats Android for BYOD enterprise"  Computerworld 8:38 AM
  • "Apple to revolutionise Apple Store payments with Passbook: Apple's Passbook app introduced in iOS 6 may come in handy next time you are shopping in an Apple Store." Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Apple stores get ready for Passbook payments" CNET News 9:08 AM
  • "T-Mobile could offer the iPhone in early 2013, says analyst" CNET News 8:47 AM
  • "T-Mobile iPhone in Early 2013, Says Rumor" Tapscape 1:12 PM
  • "iPhone 5 frenzy grips Gaza despite twofold prices" Reuters 8:21 AM
  • "Size of the Average iOS App Increased 16% in Six Months" MacRumors 4:01 PM
  • "Striiv launches a free fitness measurement app on the iPhone" VentureBeat 8:33 AM
  • "Carphone Warehouse lauds Nexus 7 while eagerly eying iPad Mini" Register Hardware 8:43 AM
  • "Apple Rejecting Apps Which Integrate With Flickr" Cult of Mac 8:54 AM
  • "Avoid These iPhone Danger Zones in Your Home [Infographic] Mashable 8:12 AM
  • "Where do most people accidentally destroy their iPhone?" CNET News 8:46 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Faces Off Against The Samsung Galaxy S III In The Most Important Arena – The Blender" TechCrunch 11:18 AM
  • "'iPad mini' part numbers reveal Apple will release 12 models in two colors" ["Each of the four different product descriptions also come with three different distinctions: 'GOOD,' 'BETTER,' and 'BEST,' which could signify Wi-Fi-only, 3G, and 4G LTE models, respectively. Each model is also available in 'A' and 'B' variants, which likely identify color options of black and white."]  AppleInsider 9:06 AM
  • "iPad Mini will come in 24 flavors, report says: The device will come in 12 models with two different colors, according to a new report." CNET News 10:20 AM
  • "iPad Mini: A Timeline [Infographic] Mashable 2:49 PM
  • "Apple suppliers asked to prepare for next-generation iPad in mid-2013, say sources" DigiTimes 8:20 AM
  • "Apple supply chain looking to raise prices" DigiTimes 8:19 AM
  • "Mac mini and iMac refresh tipped to appear with iPad mini" Crave @ CNET 8:54 AM
  • "New Mac mini to launch next week: Apple may be set to launch a new Mac mini at the rumoured launch of the iPad mini next week." Macworld UK 8:25 AM
  • "Apple to Announce New Mac Mini: Rumor" TheStreet 8:57 AM
  • "New Mac mini and iMac to be unveiled at iPad mini event, reports say" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:14 PM
  • "Rumor: The iMac Will Get A Significant Update Next Week" Apple Bitch 1:12 PM
  • "Here's What Accessory Manufacturers Expect The iPad Mini To Look Like" TechCrunch 8:01 AM
  • "Email from Phil Schiller explains lack of ambient light sensor in 5th gen iPod touch"  iDownload Blog 12:03 PM
  • "Schiller e-mail: iPod touch 'too thin' for light sensor" iPodNN 2:50 PM
  • "EasyPay Update Will Bring Passbook to Retail Stores" ifoAppleStore 7:20 PM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted Patents for Unique 3D Remote, iTunes UI plus iPad & iPhone Designs" Patently Apple 7:45 AM
  • "Ahead of iPad Mini, Apple granted patent on original iPad: Apple has been awarded a patent for the design of its first iPad, something that comes some seven years after its other tablet patent" CNET News 6:47 PM
  • "Apple's patented tech can make an iPhone a 3D remote control" AppleInsider 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent For 3D Remote Control" MacNews 10:20 AM
  • "New Apple tech can detect, alert iPhone owners of unauthorized use" AppleInsider 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Working On Ways To ID Unauthorized Device Users" MacNews 10:27 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for iOS multitasking user interface" AppleInsider 7:47 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patents for Camera & NFC Alternative Technologies" Patently Apple 11:37 AM
  • "Apple Wins Audio Jack with Included Mic & Multiple iPad Smart Cover Patents" Patently Apple 9:11 AM
  • "Check Multiple iMacs for 1TB Seagate Repair Program Eligibility" brunerd 11:04 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Streaker Run For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:06 AM
  • "Crazy Blocks For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:06 AM
  • "PolyFrame For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:06 AM
  • "iPod touch Prices & Sales (5th generation)" MacPrices 8:33 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:33 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:33 AM
  • "iPhone Buyer's Guide... $0 To $950 - The Best iPhone Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 8:15 AM

  • "The price of progress: 2012 iPod touch reviewed/A huge upgrade over its predecessor, the $299 iPod touch is no impulse buy." Ars Technica 9:11 AM
  • "iPod Nano 7th Generation Teardown" iFixit 7:46 AM
  • "Inside the Apple Lightning Cable" Chipworks 7:44 AM
  • "Review Roundup: 27-inch displays" Macworld 7:44 AM
  • "Beats Pill Review: Can Dr. Dre Deliver the Cure for the Common Bluetooth Speaker?" Gizmodo 12:02 PM
  • "Review: Uzibull's Ekto 2 for the iPad is protective and lightweight" Macworld 9:44 AM
  • "Spigen SGP Ultra Crystal Screen Shield for iPod touch 5G Review" Run Around Tech 2:10 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Passbook Is a Better Idea Than a Product" MacNewsWorld 9:14 AM
  • "Is Your iPhone Passbook Empty? Create Your Own With These Tools" App Advice 8:54 AM
  • "Review: Use WriteUp to create Markdown text on your iPad or iPhone" Macworld 11:18 AM
  • "Vodio Brings Social Video To You [Review] Cult of Mac 12:26 PM
  • "Bitrix24: Project Management, Feedback & File Sharing For Web & iOS" AddictiveTips 9:44 AM
  • "Appidemic: Inner Choice Gold for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch" AppleTell 9:06 AM
  • "Pocket Climber for iOS review:: Climb the skyscraper that never ends" CNET Reviews 3:58 PM
  • "PhotoViva Review" 148Apps 1:38 PM
  • "God of Blades Review" Mac|Life 11:09 AM
  • "Real Soccer 2013 Review" 148Apps 9:37 AM
  • "Whisper of Fear: The Cursed Doll Review" 148Apps 1:21 PM
  • "Devil's Attorney Review" 148Apps 9:15 AM
  • "A TableView based menu for iPad: Menuing in iPad is typically handled through the use of popovers. But it is also possible to use separate table views in conjunction with button bar items to develop a menu for an iPad app. Let's see how to do it!" The iPhone Developer Resource 9:14 AM
  • "How To Make An Amazing Apple Themed Costume For Halloween [Halloween Costume Guide] Cult of Mac 11:18 AM
  • "Q&A: Converting Word Files Into an E-book/How can I convert Word documents into an e-book to download and use on my iPad?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 8:45 AM
  • "Concerning adapters. As mentioned by many you can certainly get the Apple set. However a much cheaper solution is to get a so-called figure 8 (or C7) power lead like this one. The figure 8 end will fit the Apple chargers when you pull off your US two-prong end, Apple TV etc. It will also make your charger, unit, reach much further. These leads are available for every type of power socket and I have a set of these including a US one. They are usually black but you may find a white one." MacInTouch 4:12 PM
  • "Cassandra -Wednesday Review -The Week in Full Swing" eXtensions 9:36 PM
  • "China Export Surprise Not Because Of iPhone" Forbes 9:36 PM
  • "iPad Mini rumor throw-down: The news that Apple has sent invitations to an event widely believed to be the launch of a miniature iPad has sent the tech world into a powerful and entirely predictable tizzy ahead of Oct. 23." Computerworld New Zealand 7:34 PM
  • "What's the meaning of EPEAT's 'Gold' rating for Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display?" MacDailyNews 4:54 PM
  • "Apple iPad Mini vs. Microsoft Surface, Let Battle Commence" CMS Wire 4:00 PM
  • "The Retina MacBook Pro was 'verified' EPEAT Gold, But it's Not Green"  iFixit 2:10 PM
  • "The creeping bloat of iOS apps" TG Daily 11:59 AM
  • "Why Maps are 'Really' Important to Apple" Tech.pinions 10:03 AM
  • "Sizing Up Apple's Potential iPad Mini Storage, Display And Wireless Connectivity Options" TechCrunch 9:26 AM
  • "Microsoft Starts 32GB Surface Pricing at $499, Same as 16GB iPad" The Mac Observer 4:12 PM
  • "Here's How Microsoft's Surface Tablet Compares In Price To The Most Popular Tablets" Business Insider 9:25 AM
  • "IMac Rip-Offs Have Some Intriguing Features" MacNews 9:23 AM
  • "9 Android Features That Blow iPhone Out Of The Water" Business Insider 9:11 AM
  • "Did Apple Really Postpone the iPad Rollout to Freak Microsoft?" The Tech Night Owl 8:59 AM
  • "Why an iPad Mini might be the right tablet for you" PCWorld 8:58 AM
  • "Why The Search For the Next Facebook - or the Next Steve Jobs - is Fruitless" Forbes 8:40 AM
  • "iPhone GDP Effect Is Real" Tapscape 8:38 AM
  • "Apple, Microsoft Need to Innovate, If They Can" TheStreet 8:11 AM
  • "How Apple's Passbook App Could Revolutionize Payments (and why it won't work)" PixoBebo 7:49 AM
  • "The One Thing Android OS Is Much Better At Than iOS 6 (how Android is winning)" Mac 360 7:49 AM
  • "Why Apple should price the iPad Mini at $199" Network World 7:49 AM
  • "The Nintendo rip-offs on iPhone becoming franchises in their own right" RedBull UK 7:45 AM
  • "Virtual comic book newsstand displays all the comics on the rack for any given month and year" Boing Boing 7:12 PM
  • "Planet broadband, like the US Internet, is getting faster" GigaOM 6:57 PM
  • "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Nokia? - AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, NOK - Foolish Blogging Network" The Motley Fool 4:13 PM
  • "How Microsoft -- yes, Microsoft -- cracked online music"  Fortune 2:48 PM
  • "How People React to Windows 8 [Video]"  Mashable 12:24 PM
  • "The omnivorous app" asymco 10:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface pricing: too high at entry-level" VentureBeat 11:18 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pricing: An Impossible Task" ["I can't believe the buying public will know/care/understand the finer points of difference between Apple's iOS and Microsoft's Windows RT. Yes, on paper, Microsoft's new OS should be able to do a lot more real computing. But, is that what consumers really need or want? Or, is it what the market will support?"]  TheStreet 10:18 AM
  • "Why Microsoft's First TV Ad For Its iPad-Killer, The Surface, Is A Mistake" Business Insider 9:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Microsoft adds iOS support to its Azure for Mobile Services preview" ZDNet 7:04 PM
  • "Edamam Brings AI to the Kitchen in a New Way" 148Apps 2:17 PM
  • "Dongle Turns iPhone Into Remote-Controlled Perfume Pumper" Cult of Mac 1:21 PM
  • "Striiv App Will Make You Thin And Beautiful" Cult of Mac 12:02 PM
  • "Gehry Technologies announces availability of GTeam" Architosh 12:00 PM
  • "Logitech Introduces New Cross-Platform Keyboard with Easy-Switch Bluetooth Technology" MacPrices 11:37 AM
  • "Beats Pill portable speaker is Dr. Dre's answer to the Jambox, now on sale for $199" The Verge 11:08 AM
  • "Here's Some Footage of 'Minigore 2: Zombies'" Touch Arcade 9:47 AM
  • "The Boxee TV Offers Unlimited DVR Storage, Dual Tuners, And Netflix For $99 (And $15/Month For The DVR)" TechCrunch 9:40 AM
  • "With 30M users, MyFitnessPal launches a health and fitness platform for third-party partners" VentureBeat 9:40 AM
  • "Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam + Mac" iLounge 9:39 AM
  • "Intercede® Enables Mobile Identity Verification with Launch of MyID® CardChecker™ App for Apple iOS" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "Precise Biometrics: Precise Biometrics' Tactivo™ Products Create New Bring-Your-Own-Device Government Solutions for Securing Sensitive Data on iPhone and iPad Devices" Business Wire 9:27 AM
  • "Dock+ Aims To Keep Things Simple And Give Your iPhone 5 The Lightning Support It Needs" TechCrunch 8:58 AM
  • "Citrix lets users access PCs and Macs from Kindle Fire" IDG News Service 8:51 AM
  • "Coffee Lovers: Starbucks (Finally) Sends Passbook Integration Live In The UK" RazorianFly 8:25 AM
  • "Hide Your Stuff Inside This iPhone Case [Video] Mashable 8:13 AM
  • "Romo, The iPhone-Powered Robot, Grows Up" TechCrunch 8:08 AM
  • "FoldingText 1.0 - Plain Text Productivity for Geeks" prMac 2:49 PM
  • "Gemstone Drop Addicting Arcade Style iOS Game Released" prMac 1:22 PM
  • "Halloween - Coloring Puzzles for Kids Features Funny Puzzles and More" prMac 9:06 AM
  • "Mathfeud for iOS, now available" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Henry's Spooky Headlamp is Halloween Fun for Young Children" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "New fishing & flicking hit game Doraemon Fishing 2S is available on iOS" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Epic Hearts: Vast New Fantasy iOS RPG Launched" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Experience pixelated aliens in 3d in Block Invader for iOS" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "New interactive children's book for iPad created with handmade crochet" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "GreenITers Mobile II 4.0 Free for iOS: Eco-Innovations Social Network" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Sequel to Award-Winning Treasure Kai Book App is Launched" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Bindle - PDF Maker 1.0 for iOS: Arrange, Crop, Title, Bind Photos as PDF" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Zombie Building - Super Rush Zombie Themed Time Management iOS Game" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Work Journal - The done list" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Tricks And Treats HD for iPad Released" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Movie App's Bad Dress Rehearsal Leads to Good First Performance" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Bubble Shooter Space Edition 1.0 for iOS - Space Age Puzzle/Shooter" prMac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "As Surface Goes on Sale Today, Microsoft Seeks to Reinvent the Tablet" Wired 1:22 PM
  • "Microsoft's Surface: Critical to Windows 8 launch as PC hedge" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Microsoft to build 3-5 million Surface tablets this quarter: report" ZDNet 7:59 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 8 a Turnoff for Some Corporate Users" [Paid Membership Required] 8:54 AM
  • "Microsoft Sets $499 Price for Surface Tablet" [Paid Membership Required] 9:20 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface RT Priced: 32GB For $499 Without Touch Cover, $599 With; 64GB For $699" TechCrunch 8:02 AM
  • "Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT pricing outed, starts $499" CNET News 8:47 AM
  • "Microsoft tablet Surface to start at $499: Microsoft's first tablet, the Surface, to start at $499; keyboard cover $100 extra" Associated Press 11:06 AM
  • "Inside Microsoft's Surface RT Tablet" AnandTech 10:28 AM
  • "Here's How Much Microsoft Is Charging For Its iPad-Killer" Business Insider 8:24 AM
  • "Microsoft's Windows Boss: The Surface Is The 'Best Tablet' Ever And The 'Best Laptop' Ever" Business Insider 11:08 AM
  • "Samsung Announces Their New Windows 8 Lineup" redOrbit 5:41 PM
  • "Microsoft Surface banner ads hint at pre-order availability" The Verge 8:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Unleashed a Pandora Killer" TheStreet 4:04 PM
  • "H-P may be stuck with limited options: Some analysts want break-up, but debt may get in way" MarketWatch 8:10 AM
  • "IBM's Revenue Misses, Again; Shares Drop" WSJ Blogs 4:07 PM
  • "IBM profit slips as hardware sales decline: Revenues miss Street targets; full-year EPS forecast maintained" MarketWatch 4:07 PM
  • "IBM third-quarter revenue hurt by strong dollar" Reuters 4:10 PM
  • "I.B.M.'s Results Are Mixed" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:07 PM
  • "IBM Revenue Drop May Signal Cuts by Firms" [Paid Membership Required] 9:31 PM
  • "IBM Revenue Falls Short With Weaker Euro, Hardware Sales" Bloomberg 4:07 PM
  • "IBM Misses, Shares Take a Hit" Zacks 4:07 PM
  • "Reitzes: Thank God IBM Got Out of the PC Market" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:11 AM
  • "So sue us! Why IBM isn't afraid of H-1B lawsuits" I, Cringely 9:14 AM
  • "IBM earnings due after bell, but will Big Blue get a bounce?" MarketWatch 11:06 AM
  • "Intel sales sink as PCs slump" CNNMoney 4:03 PM
  • "Intel sales and profits fall in third quarter" BBC 7:19 PM
  • "Intel Q4 Sales Forecast Beats Analysts's Estimates" [Video Report] Bloomberg 4:04 PM
  • "Intel Tops Lowered Earnings Expectations" TheStreet 4:05 PM
  • "In a Slow Market, Intel Exceeds Lowered Expectations" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:28 PM
  • "Intel's Q3, Q4: Hostage to the Windows 8 upgrade cycle" ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "The Dow Now: Intel Jumps On Hopes Of Becoming New Apple Chip Supplier" Minyanville 12:00 PM
  • "Intel results on deck amid grim chip outlook: Stock gains on speculation over Apple foundry relationship" MarketWatch 11:22 AM
  • "Is Intel Turning the Corner?" Forbes 9:44 AM
  • "What's the Outlook Going to Be for Intel?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:36 AM
  • "Intel's Andy Grove sounds off on data transparency in healthcare" GigaOM 7:58 PM
  • "Cisco aims to deliver communications as a service with new upgrades" ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Cisco expands cloud offerings and brings WebEx on-premise" V3 8:59 AM
  • "Tight supply of NAND flash may remain until early 2013" DigiTimes 8:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "$AAPL Jumps 2.4% on iPad mini Media Event Expectations" The Mac Observer 6:16 PM
  • "Apple Shares Spike: IPad Mini to the Rescue?" WSJ Blogs 12:12 PM
  • "Why A Bad PC Market Is Good For Apple And...Microsoft" Seeking Alpha 2:17 PM
  • "Analyst expects Apple to return to $700 by end of year, but would you bet on it?" Macworld UK 9:15 AM
  • "iPhone 5, Mac concerns lead to lowered Apple estimates" Fortune 11:04 AM
  • "Apple guidance to be better than feared, says Jefferies" Theflyonthewall 8:45 AM
  • "Apple and the Vertical Integration Dance" TheStreet 8:11 AM
  • "Google vs Apple: Flash" [Video Report] TheStreet 8:41 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Apple, Intel help rev up gains for tech stocks/Event for new expected iPad boosts Apple; IBM up ahead of results" MarketWatch 1:36 PM
  • "Stocks gain ground on solid earnings" CNNMoney 9:21 AM
  • "Dow Enjoys Triple-Digit Jump" TheStreet 1:36 PM
  • "Stocks Log 1% Rally on Earnings; Apple Jumps" CNBC 4:02 PM
  • "Stocks Roar Higher on Earnings, Data" FOXBusiness 1:36 PM
  • "Stocks Rally for a Second Day" [Paid Membership Required] 4:03 PM
  • "Stocks: Earnings in focus" CNNMoney 9:02 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Japan leads Asia stocks on U.S. data, earnings/Asian stocks climbed Tuesday on buying inspired by stronger-than-expected U.S. data and reports that Spain was considering requesting a credit line, with Japanese shares soaring as the as the yen fell against the dollar." MarketWatch 9:02 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Spain bailout chatter lifts European stocks/Spain led European stock markets into positive territory with banks pushing higher Tuesday, after reports suggested the country is one step closer to making a formal bailout request." MarketWatch 9:02 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:37 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:37 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Shares of some top computer companies were up at the close of trading" CBS News 9:33 PM

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