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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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  • "iPhone sales boom but iPad disappoints Wall Street: CEO Tim Cook takes shot at Microsoft's Surface tablet, calls it 'compromised, confusing'"  Computerworld 8:05 AM
  • "Apple blames rumour mill for slow iPad sales: Rumours about new products were to blame for slower than expected iPad sales, Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive has told investors." Telegraph 8:49 AM
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller on the State of the Mac"  Techland 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's Schiller: 'Old technologies are holding us back'" Time 5:30 PM
  • "Phil Schiller: Apple Isn't Afraid to Ditch Legacy Tech" The Mac Observer 9:22 PM
  • "Apple Profit Surges 24% Ahead of Holiday Blowout; CEO Tim Cook Disses Microsoft" Time 8:59 AM
  • "Apple Earnings Prompt iPad Questions: Lower than expected iPad sales suggest limits to Apple's recent growth." InformationWeek 10:50 AM
  • "Apple Forecast Shortfall Shows Cost of Year-End Product Rush" Bloomberg 10:17 AM
  • "Here's Why Apple Says Its Margins Are Going To Collapse This Quarter" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "Apple's weak margin outlook surprises analysts" Reuters 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's Growth Scorecard for third quarter 2012" asymco 11:01 AM
  • "Apple's investment manager wrestles with $120bn problem: Braeburn Capital is investing the cash Apple has amassed thanks to the global appetite for its consumer electronics" The Guardian 4:10 PM
  • "Apple TV Upgraded to 'Beloved Hobby' From 'Hobby'" AllThingsD 7:49 AM
  • "Apple slams Samsung on its U.K. website after court ruling"  ZDNet 8:06 AM
  • "Apple publishes statement over iPad design row" BBC 8:23 AM
  • "Apple publishes Samsung ruling on UK website, but is it cool?" Computerworld 8:20 AM
  • "Apple posts cheeky court-ordered apology to Samsung on UK website: Sorry you're not as cool as us" The Next Web 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Becoming Like Microsoft? Fears Grow After Miss" CNBC 7:46 AM
  • "Apple Now Looks Like Microsoft: Analyst" [Video Report] CNBC 7:46 AM
  • "Apple sued over OS X Quick Look preview feature" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "Apple's Quick Look Feature Allegedly Infringes Connecticut Patent" Patently Apple 9:00 AM
  • "Mac computers: How do I configure PPPoE on a new computer?" Apple Support 9:36 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Work-arounds of sound loss, trailer failure, and over-full iPads" Macworld 9:30 AM
  • "OS X 10.8.2: Hot corners not so hot with dual monitor setup" Betalogue 9:03 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows 8 versus OS X Mountain Lion: Microsoft's new operating system boasts an interface optimised for both tablet and PC. How does Windows 8 stack up against Mountain Lion?" Macworld UK 9:03 AM
  • "Create cool video titles in Final Cut Pro X" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Mac 101: Your input devices" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Create Magical Slideshows on the Mac With FotoMagico 4" The Mac Observer 1:17 PM
  • "Rename Safari 6 Bookmarks Like Renaming Files In The Finder [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Access file attachments from iCloud Notes" Mac OS X Hints 11:02 AM
  • "How To Create Custom Designed Folders For Your Mac (it's like a folder design factory)" NoodleMac 7:41 AM
  • "Microsoft Can Hear Feedback. Releases Skype For Mac Without Using User Feedback" McSolo 7:41 AM
  • "Remember Those Handy Grid Style 'Spaces' On The Mac? They're Back With TotalSpaces" Mac 360 7:42 AM
  • "A New Way To Save Space On Your Mac. Use Clusters To Put The Squeeze On Files" Mac 360 7:42 AM
  • "What Every Mac User Needs In Every Home: A Label And Addresses Printing Tool" TeraTalks 7:42 AM
  • "The Mac's Coolest Photo Slideshow And Video App Just Got Better (and less expensive)" Mac 360 7:42 AM
  • "An Even Better Way To Monitor Your Network Usage: App By App On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:42 AM
Press Releases
  • "BusyCal 2 and Free Ebook about Calendar Syncing and Sharing" TidBITS 6:08 PM
  • "Control OS X Function Keys with Palua" MacStories 3:44 PM
  • "Evernote Teases Major 5.0 Redesign of Mac App" MacStories 2:43 PM
  • "Adobe Camera RAW 7.2 adds Canon EOS M, more" FairerPlatform 11:08 AM
  • "MacFort Innovative Utility to password protect apps on Mac" prMac 8:02 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling" MacRumors 10:19 AM
  • "Apple Adds 8 New Currencies Supported In App Store, Including Russian Ruble, Indian Rupee And Saudi Riyal" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
  • "Apple shipped 27M smartphones worldwide in Q3, capturing 17 percent global share" 9 to 5 Mac 9:30 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 5 to launch in India, Greece, Mexico, more on Nov. 2" AppleInsider 4:10 PM
  • "iPhone jailbreaking still legal in US, but don't meddle with an iPad" IDG News Service 11:09 AM
  • "Amazon posts $274m loss but touts Kindle Fire's superiority to iPad Mini" V3 8:58 AM
  • "Samsung outdoes Apple 2-to-1 in smartphones; Nokia falters" CNET News 8:23 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Vodafone 4G price promise knocks 70 per cent off" Crave @ CNET 8:23 AM
  • "Apple now owns The Beatles' iconic record label logo" BetaNews 12:06 PM
  • "A 34-Year-Old Ex-Apple Engineer Just Bought An NBA Team" Business Insider 12:04 PM
  • "The Land Before Macs: A field guide" Macworld 8:51 AM
  • "Apple posts new ads for iPad mini, 13" Retina" AppleTell 4:12 PM
  • "Remembering Steve Jobs: A week of serendipity" FairerPlatform 12:00 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Casio shows new $2,500 Android scanner-tablet for businesses: The Japanese company's new device uses its front-mounted camera to read in documents, hand-written notes, and business cards" IDG News Service 12:14 PM
  • "80 Holiday 'GameStop Kids' Stores Coming to Mall Near You" PC Magazine 12:08 PM
  • "Applied Micro Circuits Soars On Upbeat FY Q2 Results" Forbes 11:38 AM
  • "Photos taken with Nexus 10 show up on Google exec's site" CNET News 1:58 PM
  • "Say hello to Google's answer to the iPad: BriefMobile posts pictures of what it says is the Nexus 10, the new tablet from Google and Samsung." CNET News 1:58 PM
  • "Here Comes The Nexus 4 Smartphone, 3G Nexus 7 Tablet, And The Nexus 10 iPad Killer" TechCrunch 1:14 PM
  • "Google Dresses Up Maps With Terrain, Vegetation" Webmonkey 1:30 PM
  • "Google App Engine has a Friday fail" ZDNet 1:33 PM
  • "Google App Engine Has Major Service Disruption As Dropbox and Tumblr Also Suffer" TechCrunch 1:11 PM
  • "Nintendo's Wii U games console will be sold at a loss" BBC 10:51 AM
  • "Ericsson Profit Drops 43% as Carriers Cut Spending" Bloomberg 10:54 AM
  • "Samsung posts $7.4 billion profit, handsets mask weak chips" Reuters 10:19 AM
  • "Taiwan's HTC faces tough challenge as it seeks to remain a strong global brand for smartphones" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 10:01 AM
  • "LG Display posts first profit in two years on phone, tablet panels" Reuters 10:29 AM
  • "Did You Know Cloud Computing Has Been Around Since the '50s?" Mashable 12:06 PM
  • "Episode #21 • October 26, 2012: Looper With Rian Johnson" The Talk Show 7:59 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets The Mac Observer's John Martellaro, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, and Laptop magazine's Avram Piltch this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 6:08 PM
  • "Interview with Dave Hamilton about Apple's Fusion Drive" Your Mac Life 12:51 PM
  • "Ars Technicast, Episode 13: iPad mini-me, can you complete me?" Ars Technica 12:39 PM
  • "Origin Stories: MacTech Conference" TUAW 12:06 PM
  • "iPad Mini, iPad 4, iMac, Mac mini, Fusion Drive, 13 - Podcast" Insanely Great Mac 8:30 AM
  • "Lynn Elliott of Telestream Introduces the New Features of ScreenFlow 4" MacVoicesTV 11:59 AM
  • "The MacJury Discusses the Apple News: iPad and iPad mini, Macmini and iMacs" MacVoicesTV 8:30 AM
  • "Apple Sells Out of White iPad Mini" Benzinga 7:47 AM
  • "Apple's iPad mini Off to a Strong Start" Minyanville 3:44 PM
  • "iPad Mini Sales Booming Despite Backlash from Critics" Technorati 3:46 PM
  • "Apple's white iPad mini sells out in 20 minutes" Fortune 7:51 AM
  • "Initial supplies of White iPad mini run dry, now available in 2 weeks" 9 to 5 Mac 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Already Sold Out of Initial White iPad Mini Pre-Order Stock" MacRumors 8:57 AM
  • "White iPad Mini Sells Out During Pre-Orders" PC Magazine 9:14 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Off iPad Mini Preorders: Apple is now taking preorders for the iPad Mini. You can get a black, entry-level model for $329 and delivery on November 2." InformationWeek 12:03 PM
  • "iPad Mini Pre-Orders Sold Out in 2 Minutes in Hong Kong? (Update)" M.I.C. Gadget 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Off iPad Mini Preorders: Apple is now taking preorders for the iPad Mini. You can get a black, entry-level model for $329 and delivery on November 2." InformationWeek 10:49 AM
  • "Apple's iPad Mini, 4th Gen iPad Now Available For Pre-Order – Wi-Fi Only Versions Deliver November 2" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
  • "iPad Mini Goes Up For Pre-Order And Sells Out In Minutes" Apple Bitch 10:17 AM
  • "Apple kicks off preorders for the iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad in select countries" The Next Web 8:21 AM
  • "MacMost Now 779: Apple's New Fusion Drive" MacMost 11:59 AM
  • "iPad mini Smart Cover priced at $39" TUAW 4:12 PM
  • "iMessage not working this morning? You're not alone" Fairfax NZ News 12:36 PM
  • "Passbook: A Security Flaw?" Amsys 7:40 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Hoverboard Hero For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "CUBES For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "Babel Rising 3D For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:42 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $699 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:41 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $1,000 to $3,049" MacReviewZone 7:41 AM

  • "Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Retina Display)" PC Magazine 8:26 AM
  • "Shootout: 13" Retina MacBook Pro versus 15" Retina MacBook Pro" Bare Feats 11:00 AM
  • "Mac Mini Late 2012 Teardown - iFixit" iFixit 7:40 AM
  • "iPhone 5: The Best Yet, But Still an iPhone" TidBITS 2:36 PM
  • "Review: Libratone Zipp is the portable AirPlay speaker to beat" Macworld 11:10 AM
  • "Review: Otterbox's Defender Series case for iPhone 5" 9 to 5 Mac 6:09 PM
  • "ECBC's Dart Laptop Tote Is Well Designed & Lookin' Good" The Mac Observer 12:40 PM
  • "Want To Rev Your Mac's Audio? The RPAC Is For You" MacNews 8:31 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Modern platform games for iOS: Run, jump, and collect items in these modern platform titles that are a far cry from the classic Mario games." CNET Reviews 9:29 PM
  • "Alright Already Apple, I'll Try Google's YouTube App!" MacNewsWorld 4:07 PM
  • "Letterpress vs. Words With Friends vs. Scrabble: best word play games for iPhone shootout!" iMore 12:40 PM
  • "Letterpress Review" 148Apps 9:03 AM
  • "NFL Pro 2013 Review" Mac|Life 8:58 AM
  • "Bring Life to Forests and Smite Enemies in Kumo Lumo – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 12:06 PM
  • "'Punch Quest' Review - A Flawless Free-to-Play Victory" Touch Arcade 2:44 PM
  • "'Fighting Fantasy: Blood of the Zombies' Review - Moderate in Terror, High In Nostalgia And Undead" Touch Arcade 2:44 PM
  • "Girls Like Robots And Nerds Like Girls – iPad Game Review" PadGadget 3:45 PM
  • "Fish Party Online Review" 148Apps 3:45 PM
  • "Square Planet Review" 148Apps 10:18 AM
  • "Age of Myth HD Review" 148Apps 11:11 AM
  • "Borderlands Granular Review" 148Apps 2:44 PM
  • "League of Heroes Review" 148Apps 2:44 PM
  • "Pilot Brothers HD Review" 148Apps 12:39 PM
  • "A Simple Stopwatch for iPhone: An NSTimer object can be configured to fire periodically at a set time interval, and also to call a method each time it fires. In this blog, we'll see how to use NSTimer to control a simple stopwatch interface." The iPhone Developer Resource 9:02 AM
  • "Which iPad should I buy?" Macworld 4:07 PM
  • "Post Tweets And Update Facebook Status With Siri [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:44 PM
  • "Mysterious iOS 6 Cellular Data Usage: A Deeper Look" TidBITS 9:17 PM
  • "Everything Apple and Microsoft Unveiled This Week" CNBC 4:05 PM
  • "Target Market for iPad mini: Those Who Can Afford it" The Mac Observer 3:53 PM
  • "So this is WHY Apple risks so much on iPad mini" BetaNews 2:44 PM
  • "Forget Google, Tablet War Is Now Apple vs. Microsoft" LAPTOP Magazine 2:43 PM
  • "Death of an iPad: True story of Apple tech support" ZDNet 2:06 PM
  • "Apple's Schiller on new iMacs without an optical drive, iPad mini value" iDownload Blog 2:44 PM
  • "Phil Schiller Claims Customers Aren't Asking for Built-In Blu-Ray Anymore" MacRumors 12:39 PM
  • "Apple thinks smaller with iPad Mini" CNET News 12:37 PM
  • "What Apple's Latest Weapon Means for 2 Tablet Giants" The Motley Fool 12:37 PM
  • "Major Cannibalization Concerns At Apple" Seeking Alpha 12:08 PM
  • "Why I left my MacBook for a Chromebook: The Chromebook has inserted itself into my life in a way I never expected. Sorry, MacBook Pro: I just don't need you right now" InfoWorld 12:01 PM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook: Insularity Without Inspiration" The Motley Fool 12:03 PM
  • "You Are Tim Cook's Boss" Forbes 12:01 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Tripping" Macworld [Insider Content] 11:09 AM
  • "I'm Apple TV! And Someday ... I'm Gonna Be a Real Business!" AllThingsD 10:16 AM
  • "iPad Mini: The Difference Is in the Details" MacNewsWorld 9:38 AM
  • "The iPad Mini — iWant or iSkip?" Tapscape 9:02 AM
  • "The iPad mini for $329 – Is it Worth it?" PadGadget 9:00 AM
  • "High-End iMacs + Cheap iPads = Trouble For PCs In Between"  ReadWrite 8:52 AM
  • "Apple: Here's Why We Made A Small iPad Even Though Steve Jobs Said He Hated Small Tablets" Business Insider 8:50 AM
  • "The Mac keeps on going strong (better than the industry average)" MacNews 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Can't Innovate or Manage Supply Chain"  Forbes 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook on Microsoft Surface: now it's a floating flying car" Seattle Times 12:35 PM
  • "Cook on iPad mini canibalization, Microsoft's Surface and Apple's position on tweener tablets" iDownload Blog 9:38 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Blowing Smoke When He Dismisses Rival 7-Inch Tablets" Forbes 7:53 AM
  • "Watch Out, Pandora: Apple's Streaming Radio Service Could Launch In Early 2013" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
  • "Apple's iRadio: The Case Against Pandora Panic" AllThingsD 7:52 AM
  • "Apple And Amazon Earnings Show Once Again Jeff Bezos Is Steve Jobs' True Heir"  Forbes 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Sort of Apologizes to Samsung, but Not Really" Minyanville 12:03 PM
  • "Apple: Samsung Didn't Copy The iPad Because It's Not As Cool (But It Did Copy The iPad Really)" Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Posts Its Apology to Samsung Online, in Arial" Gizmodo 8:47 AM
  • "Apple Grudgingly Posts Notice Saying Samsung Did Not Copy the iPad in the UK" Mashable 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's 'apology' to Samsung is a hoot" TG Daily 8:45 AM
  • "Following The Letter Of The Law: Apple Publishes Non-Apology To Samsung On Its Website To Comply With U.K. Court Ruling" TechCrunch 8:41 AM
  • "Apple's apology to Samsung turns out to be an appreciation of its own products" Tech Hunter 8:33 AM
  • "UK Apology to Samsung Backfires as Apple Sets the Record Straight" Patently Apple 8:30 AM
  • "Apple says Samsung 'copied' iPad in spiteful non-apology" Crave @ CNET 8:23 AM
  • "What Apple Gets Wrong In Its Samsung Apology" Forbes 7:50 AM
  • "Apple v Samsung - the Appeal" NIPC Law 7:48 AM
  • "Why Google And Amazon Hate The iPad mini's $329 Price Tag" PixoBebo 7:41 AM
  • "Prosperity vs. Bleeding: How Apple Compares To Google And Amazon In Phones And Tablets" Mac 360 7:41 AM
  • "REVIEW: Microsoft Surface RT a great yin to iPad's yang" Chicago Sun-Times 9:38 PM
  • "Microsoft exec promotes value of Windows 8 PCs, calls iPad mini a $329 'recreational tablet'" AppleInsider 5:30 PM
  • "Windows 8 stuns, amazes, and sometimes lets us down (review)" VentureBeat 12:39 PM
  • "Dear Android manufacturers: Please sell me the phone that I want" ZDNet 1:35 PM
  • "Consolation Prize: The Game Console Is Dead. What Will Replace It?" Wired 1:31 PM
  • "University researchers claim DNS boosting tool can speed Web performance by 40%: The new tool is the result of a study involving 10,000-plus hosts across about 100 countries" Network World 1:16 PM
  • "Google's email security flaw embarrassing, but no catastrophe: DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) vulnerability highlights need to upgrade to stronger keys as they improve" CSO 12:14 PM
  • "In search of the sub-$300 Windows RT tablet: Analysts say manufacturers will need to justify the prices of Windows RT tablets above $200" Computerworld 11:50 AM
  • "Research In Motion climbs back into top 5 in smartphone sales" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:44 AM
  • "Materials for touch screens in short supply" DigiTimes 11:14 AM
  • "Valley View: Cisco, Oracle And Drama/The sparks fly in October's episode of Valley View, our monthly live Web TV program. Watch the full show here." InformationWeek 10:31 AM
  • "Stop Griping: Here's Why Tablets Are Great..." Forbes 10:16 AM
  • "Samsung, Apple Dominate Smartphone Market as Nokia Slips" PC Magazine 12:08 PM
  • "Samsung sells twice as many smartphones as Apple in third quarter" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:57 AM
  • "Samsung keeps world's top smartphone spot in Q3" MarketWatch 9:58 AM
  • "Samsung's Success Is Its Biggest Weakness" [Paid Membership Required] 9:56 AM
  • "Google: Tech's Most Successful Failure" TheStreet 9:45 AM
  • "10 Amazing Things 3-D Printers Can Make" TheStreet 9:45 AM
  • "In-ear vs. Over-the-ear Headphones" Yahoo! News 12:03 PM
  • "Here Comes The Nexus 4 Smartphone, 3G Nexus 7 Tablet, And The Nexus 10 iPad Killer" TechCrunch 10:18 AM
  • "Windows 8 London launch: 'Is this a queue for the iPad mini?'" ZDNet 8:29 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "BBC fixes 'buggy' iPlayer Radio app: The BBC has been forced to revise its buggy iPlayer Radio app for iPhone just weeks after its release." Telegraph 12:39 PM
  • "'Homerun Battle 2' Now Featuring Weekly Competitions" Touch Arcade 12:09 PM
  • "Today's Apps Gone Free: Download Agent, Jelly Cannon Reloaded, Toy Defense And More" App Advice 12:09 PM
  • "Blast from the Past – Mattel Releases He-Man iPad Game" PadGadget 11:11 AM
  • "Snoop on Competitors' Online Deals With This App" Mashable 11:11 AM
  • "How to kill all running apps with a swipe" iDownload Blog 11:11 AM
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Say hello to my iPad mini" Macworld 11:10 AM
  • "Ngmoco Co-Founders Neil Young and Bob Stevenson Step Down" Touch Arcade 11:00 AM
  • "Get An iPhone 5 That Looks Like Unicorn Poop For Only $1700" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "Scanner Mouse does more than just point-and-click" Coolest Gadgets 8:58 AM
  • "'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' coming to iOS and Android this fall" The Verge 8:45 AM
  • "The Future's weekly and service-based for iPad mag publisher" paidContent 8:40 AM
  • "Super 20X Macro Lens with Back Cover for iPhone 5" USBfever 8:04 AM
  • "60~100X Zoomable Microscope for iPhone 5" USBfever 8:04 AM
  • "Circular Polarizer Filter Lens (CPL) with Back Cover for iPhone 5" USBfever 8:04 AM
  • "Drop Ping-Pong Balls on People With This iPhone-Controlled Copter" Wired 8:04 AM
  • "Jumsoft Updates iOS Versions of Money, Adds Foursquare Integration" prMac 10:18 AM
  • "Image Metrics Unwraps Mojo Masks App; Free App Makes Halloween Debut" prMac 10:18 AM
  • "Free Logos Test Game hits Apple App Store" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "iOS 6 is a Solid Foundation for our Innovative Apps" prMac 8:53 AM
  • "QUBYX Announces Reseller Partnership with Shareden Group" prMac 8:04 AM
  • "The King vs. Knights, Vikings, Wizards + other Scoundrels, Free for iOS" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "What do you get when you mix Pokemon with Infinity Blade? Kasimono" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Nosy Crow Launches Animal SnApp: Farm An App with Six Rhyming Stories" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "New App Aims to Ease the Stress of Holiday Shopping" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "ManageMe! for Twitter App Hits Apple App Store" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Magnetic Gems 1.0 for iOS - Magnetic World of the New Puzzle Game" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Interactive Fairy Tale For Kids on iPhone/iPad: Elves and the Shoemaker" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Halloween Ringtones: Don't be scared, be terrified" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Dot Com Infoway Releases White Paper on Successful Mobile App Marketing" prMac 8:03 AM
  • "Budget Balance 1.5 released for iOS - Keep Budget in Control" prMac 8:03 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 8: Game-changer or Vista redux?" MarketWatch 9:59 AM
  • "Microsoft's next big job: luring users to Windows 8" Seattle Times 12:21 PM
  • "Windows 8: Microsoft's Big Gamble" Forbes 11:39 AM
  • "Is Windows Phone 8 Microsoft's last chance?" PCWorld 12:10 PM
  • "Windows 8: The Legacy Apps Question/Support for legacy applications is a Windows 8 selling point. But Gartner says the need for such apps is declining and has little to do with upgrading to the new OS." InformationWeek 11:46 AM
  • "In Windows 8, the iPad has its first real challenger" CNNMoney 9:41 AM
  • "Windows 8 payoff a waiting game for investors" MarketWatch 9:58 AM
  • "How to Get Microsoft's Windows 8" PC Magazine 12:09 PM
  • "Microsoft Pop-Up Stores Open" [Video Report] CNBC 10:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface in stores today: what to know before you buy" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 10:01 AM
  • "Surface tablet buzz starts, but Windows 8 excitement muted" Reuters 3:45 PM
  • "Microsoft responds to threat from Apple" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:36 AM
  • "Motorola withdraws some infringement charges from Xbox case" CNET News 10:24 AM
  • "Netflix stock rises on Microsoft acquisition rumor: An unconfirmed rumor that Microsoft seeks to acquire Netflix is what is said to have sent shares of the Video-rental service up 13 percent today." CNET News 9:29 PM
  • "REVEALED: IBM's new DS3000-killing Storwise storage beast" The Register 1:22 PM
  • "AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday" IDG News Service 12:10 PM
  • "AMD to show off Windows 8 tablet PCs using its Hondo chip at CES 2013" ZDNet 1:34 PM
  • "Fitch lowers Advanced Micro Devices to negative" MarketWatch 1:50 PM
  • "Fitch revises AMD outlook to negative, cuts snr debt rating" Reuters 10:05 AM
  • "Cisco's CEO Rips Into The Patent System & All Who Abuse It, Big Or Small" Techdirt 9:34 PM
  • "90 percent of electronic companies not ready for SEC 'blood minerals' rules" ZDNet 1:36 PM
  • "The future of our open source world" Fortune 11:43 AM
  • "With post-PC era comes real OS competition" Computerworld 11:09 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Forecasts $52 Billion For Holiday Sales" [Video Report] CNBC 2:36 PM
  • "Apple stock falls under $600 after holiday warning" Washington Times 2:36 PM
  • "Apple shares dip below $600, then bounce back" CNET News 2:06 PM
  • "Apple stock falls under $600 after holiday warning" Associated Press 12:03 PM
  • "Following earnings call, AAPL drops below 600 for the first time since July" 9 to 5 Mac 11:12 AM
  • "CNBC Stock Market News — Apple Too Cheap, Deserves $1,100 Price Tag: Pro" CNBC 2:43 PM
  • "Apple's Quarter Was Lousy, But Stock Still Headed To $1,000" Forbes 11:03 AM
  • "How to Invest in Apple After a Mixed Earnings Report" Forbes 12:37 PM
  • "Apple's Earnings Miss: Analysts Say Don't Fret" WSJ Blogs 9:38 AM
  • "Time to Think About Apple Again!" Minyanville 3:57 PM
  • "Apple's Q4: Michael Walkley called it; the indies miss again/For the third time in five quarters, the professional analysts outgunned the amateurs" Fortune 8:27 AM
  • "Apple Shares Flat Despite Mixed Sept. Quarter; Bulls Resolute" Forbes 11:02 AM
  • "Apple's Corporate Income Tax Rate Was 70% This Quarter" Forbes 7:49 AM
  • "Apple – spot the crumble" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:45 PM
  • "Apple's hit-and-miss report: What the analysts are saying" Fortune 8:26 AM
  • "Why Apple Has 20% Upside From Here" TheStreet 10:16 AM
  • "Amazon Vs. Apple: Henry Blodget's Pick" CNBC 12:08 PM
  • "Europe Nothing But A Big Downer For Apple And Amazon" BGR 8:28 AM
  • "Apple warns of holiday earnings drop" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 7:56 AM
  • "Shannon Cross on Apple's Earnings, Outlook" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:49 AM
  • "Apple's Industry Leading Profit Margins Squeezed" [Video Report] Bloomberg 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Q4 results call stream, podcast available" FairerPlatform 8:55 AM
  • "Kass: Apple Loses Its Flavor" TheStreet 12:09 PM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Amazon, Expedia shares rise; Apple slips/Sector back in black as Nasdaq edges up a fraction; NetSuite soars" MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "U.S. stocks finish with weekly losses: U.S. stocks on Friday finished with weekly losses after earnings reports did little to offset worry about the global economy." MarketWatch 3:57 PM
  • "Stocks Dip Amid Mixed Data, Lackluster Earnings" FOXBusiness 11:44 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Investors Monitor Data" Bloomberg 3:01 PM
  • "Stocks Mixed as Investors Weigh Earnings, GDP" TheStreet 3:01 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 down more than 1% for week" CNNMoney 3:02 PM
  • "Stocks Gain" [Paid Membership Required] 3:02 PM
  • "Stocks headed for weak open" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "London trims loss on U.S. GDP; ARM slips" MarketWatch 10:00 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks stumble on earnings misses" MarketWatch 9:50 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Tumble, Earnings Concerns Weigh" CNBC 10:09 AM
  • "European Banking, Tech Stocks Sink" [Paid Membership Required] 1:43 PM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks inch higher after U.S. GDP data/Better-than-expected growth helps lifts Europe out of the red" MarketWatch 1:43 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:54 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 1:54 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/ Shares of some top computer companies were mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 9:36 PM

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