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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 Mini? Smartphone War 'May Prompt Launch': Samsung will increase its dominance of the Smartphone market in 2013 - prompting Apple to fight back with a cheaper 'iPhone mini', experts believe."  Sky News 8:21 AM
  • "Apple could launch 'iPhone Mini' next year, analyst says: In its ongoing battle against Samsung, Apple may be forced to unveil a smaller, cheaper version of its flagship phone, says Strategy Analytics." CNET News 8:37 AM
  • "Analysts offer 'iPhone mini' antidote to Apple's Samsung problem" Computerworld 9:43 AM
  • "Apple Defends Its Corporate Tax Arrangements: Tech giant Apple has defended its tax arrangements in the United States, ahead of a Congressional report into corporate finance structures." Sky News 7:41 AM
  • "Apple Paid $6 Billion in Federal Income Tax in 2012, 1/40 of All U.S. Corporate Income Tax Collected" MacRumors 4:14 PM
  • "Apple expected to see sustained growth in 2013 while rest of industry stays 'muted'" AppleInsider 4:12 PM
  • "Apple to buck the trend in sour computer market, says analyst: Corporate computer buying will be sluggish again this year, says Forrester Research, though Apple will still see strong business." CNET News 10:59 AM
  • "Apple did offer to buy Waze, but Waze politely declined" The Next Web 10:40 AM
  • "Apple's App Store Suit Rejected" Zacks 8:22 AM
  • "Happy Birthday To Apple: Jan. 3, 2013 is the 36th anniversary of the official beginning of the world's most valuable company and manufacturer of some of the most innovative and best-selling products in history." The Motley Fool 11:15 AM
  • "Apple's Top Internet Executive Is Still Testing Out Foursquare" Business Insider 12:42 PM
  • "Apple appeals dismissal of FRAND case against Google's Motorola to the Federal Circuit" Foss Patents 5:04 PM
  • "Apple to appeal dismissal of federal FRAND suit against Motorola" AppleInsider 5:10 PM
  • "Mountain Lion mauls other OS X editions for top spot: Five months after release, OS X 10.8 powers a third of all Macs" Computerworld 7:51 AM
  • "OS X Mountain Lion Now Accounts For A Majority Share Of Mac Web Traffic, Growing Nearly Twice As Fast As Lion" TechCrunch 2:41 PM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week, readers e-mailed in questions about archiving iPhoto libraries among other topics." MacFixIt 7:57 PM
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting iTunes 11: The sequel" Macworld 2:29 PM
  • "Help! My Mac Won't Turn On!" Mactuts+ 8:15 AM
  • "Text in, Sound out (2): Using the Mac to Help Better Access for Those with Disabilities" eXtensions 7:31 AM
  • "Mac Gems: ForgetMeNot keeps you from forgetting email attachments" Macworld 1:51 PM
  • "Daring Fireball: How to Create Retina-Caliber Favicons" Daring Fireball 4:17 PM
  • "How to Move & Copy Mac App Store Apps Between Macs" The Mac Observer 8:56 AM
  • "MacMost Now 809: Simple Animation With Keynote" MacMost 9:21 AM
  • "Create A Smart Playlist For More Than One Artist With iTunes [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:20 AM
  • "Finally, A Good Mac Screen Capture Tool That's High On Features And Low On Price" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "If You Really, Truly Need A Storage Cleaner Manager For Your Mac, Get One That's Free" NoodleMac 7:32 AM
  • "The Almost Perfect Mac Note Taking App Is Perfectly Free (on iPhone and iPad, too)" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Teach Math To Children (but iPad may be better)" TeraTalks 7:32 AM
  • "Weather Is Free So Why Not Have A Free Weather Forecast And Conditions App On Your Mac?" McSolo 7:33 AM
  • "How To Use Your Mac To Compare Files In A Folder (and why it's important)" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Here's A Mac Alarm Clock That's Almost Good Enough To Use Daily" BohemianBoomer 7:32 AM
  • "Why I use as few Mac apps as possible" Macworld 12:21 PM
  • "How Apple kept Safari a secret" VentureBeat 10:23 AM
  • "How the Safari browser started life as Alexander and hid itself from the world" iMore 8:37 AM
Press Releases
  • "ArtVPS announces new timed license options for Shaderlight rendering" Architosh 1:26 PM
  • "Mindful Browsing Blocks Time-Wasting Web Sites in Safari" Lifehacker 8:41 AM
  • "Introducing BitSafe - New Personal Information Manager for OS X" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Introducing DiskAid 6 for Mac OS X with Wi-Fi iPhone File Transfer" prMac 7:35 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Samsung to widen smartphone gap with Apple this year: Strategy Analytics" Reuters 8:13 AM
  • "Strategy Analytics: Samsung To Extend Lead Over Apple's iPhone In 2013, And Take 33% Of Global Smartphone Market" TechCrunch 7:53 AM
  • "Samsung Predicted to Widen Smartphone Market Lead over Apple in 2013" DailyTech 8:32 AM
  • "Apple's U.S. Smartphone Market Share Rises to 35 Percent" Mashable 8:02 AM
  • "Samsung and Apple Continue to Seize Share in OEM Market – comScore" MacPrices 1:51 PM
  • "Apple and Google Continue to Gain US Smartphone Market Share" Forbes 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Pandora competitor to launch in 2013, says analyst" Network World 9:56 AM
  • "Old phones and new users are key reasons Apple topped 53% U.S. smartphone market share" VentureBeat 4:09 PM
  • "'iRadio' set for 2013 launch, Apple in talks with music labels - analyst: BTIG analyst thinks iRadio will be part of iTunes for personalised Pandora, Spotify-like personalised service" Macworld UK 7:52 AM
  • "Apple's 'iRadio' Service To Launch In 2013 As Label Negotiations Continue [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:19 AM
  • "Apple's a Ways From Acquiring Waze" MacNewsWorld 8:46 AM
  • "Apple isn't buying mapping company Waze after all, rumours described as 'fabricated'" Macworld UK 7:51 AM
  • "Apple is not buying Waze" TUAW 8:37 AM
  • "Best Buy Lost $65,000 In Profit The Day Walmart Announced Its iPhone 5 Discount" Business Insider 8:52 AM
  • "Best Buy Complains About Walmart's iPhone 5 Holiday Sale, Claims $65,000 Profit Loss in One Day" MacRumors 9:37 AM
  • "iPhone 5 discount wars lead to $65,000 in losses for Best Buy" Ars Technica 10:16 AM
  • "Best Buy rages against Walmart's 'shady' iPhone 5 holiday sale" VentureBeat 11:43 AM
  • "Google Now And Google Translate Praise The iPad" TechCrunch 11:46 AM
  • "Unemployed? Buy An iPhone" Forbes 8:23 AM
  • "Man uses online dating site to lure thief and recover stolen iPhone: Definitely a creative way to recover lost or stolen property, a Brooklyn man was able to get his lost iPhone back by using a fake OkCupid profile for bait." Digital Trends 8:08 AM
  • "Music man lays Internet-dating trap to lure in phone thief" New York Post 11:05 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Hits the Silver Screen in April" TheStreet 8:43 AM
  • "Steve Jobs movie starring Ashton Kutcher to hit theaters in April" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:26 AM
  • "'jOBS' Film Starring Ashton Kutcher to Debut in April 2013" PadGadget 8:20 AM
  • "Steve Jobs movie starring Ashton Kutcher to debut in April" Edible Apple 12:06 PM
  • "Turn your iPad mini into a dashboard console screen with this hack" TechHive 1:13 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "App turns smartphone into smart key" TG Daily 11:49 AM
  • "Blekko Launches Izik, A Tablet-Optimized Search App" TechCrunch 11:45 AM
  • "Popular office phones vulnerable to eavesdropping hack, researchers say" NBC News 10:58 AM
  • "Facebook Messenger Gets Voicemail, VoIP Calling in Testing" PC Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Facebook taps Canada to test talk app" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 10:37 AM
  • "Blackberry's iPhone-killer leaks" Fortune 10:33 AM
  • "Helium-filled hard drives could lift Western Digital above competition in enterprise market, says IHS" DigiTimes 10:29 AM
  • "LG, Westinghouse Tip 4K HDTVs for CES" PC Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Qualcomm to demo first StreamBoost Wi-Fi routers at CES 2013" CNET 9:48 AM
  • "AT&T unveils Unite, its second touchscreen LTE hotspot" CNET 9:47 AM
  • "The Android mascot was not always a little green guy" NBC News 10:57 AM
  • "Browser makers rush to block fake security cert" The Register 11:51 AM
  • "Certificate slip lets phishers create fake Google sites" TG Daily 11:48 AM
  • "Google Quietly Removes Censorship Warning Feature For Search Users In China (Updated)" TechCrunch 11:45 AM
  • "SI residents furious after Google captures 'Street View' images of Sandy damage" New York Post 11:01 AM
  • "Richardson: N. Korea trip with Google's Schmidt a 'private humanitarian' visit" Reuters 10:22 AM
  • "Cyber thieves pose as Google+ social network" BBC 10:05 AM
  • "India's Infosys denies report of firing 5,000 staff" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "HTC CEO Peter Chou Reflects On A Rough 2012, Says 2013 'Won't Be Too Bad'" TechCrunch 11:44 AM
  • "HTC Vows to Step Up Innovation" [Paid Membership Required] 9:26 AM
  • "Android SDK Not Open, Not Free, Now Proprietary" Tapscape 11:36 AM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Joe Wilcox, from BetaNews, and Avram Piltch, from Laptop magazine, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5:27 PM
  • "Podcast: iBooks Issue, New Year iOS Bug, Next iPhone? CES Preview" Insanely Great Mac 8:58 AM
  • "5 new Apple products coming this year: Here are the tantalizing devices and services you can expect from Apple in 2013." Fortune 10:55 AM
  • "New Mac Pro release date, rumours and leaked images" Macworld UK 9:22 AM
  • "Intel Could Be Apple's Chip Fab With Little Extra Cap Ex" Forbes 10:28 AM
  • "The ARM vs x86 Wars Have Begun: In-Depth Power Analysis of Atom, Krait & Cortex A15" AnandTech 7:47 AM
  • "Macbook Sales In The U.S. Fell 6% During The Holidays, Windows Laptops Were Down 11%" BGR 12:44 PM
  • "More counterfeit Apple products seized, this time $635,000 worth of fake Lightning cables in Alaska" 9 to 5 Mac 12:13 PM
  • "Third-Generation Gorilla Glass Could Be Coming To Future iPhone And iPad Models" Redmond Pie 8:21 AM
  • "Corning to debut even more resilient Gorilla Glass 3 at CES 2013" Edible Apple 4:05 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Percepto For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Reveal The Maze For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Splitter Pals For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:31 AM
  • "Refurbished MacBook Pro: 13-inch MBP, $1,019; 15-inch MBP, $1,529" FairerPlatform 7:31 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 14 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:20 AM

  • "Review: InCharge X5 charges 5 iPads, iPhones, and iPods" Macworld 2:45 PM
  • "Monitor2Go provides a second display for a variety of Apple products" AppleDailyReport 8:29 AM
  • "iWALK Link 1700i Review: The iWALK Link 1700i is a useful battery backup pack that suffers a bit due to Apple's change to the Lightning connector." 148Apps 1:51 PM
  • "Get Shielded From The Elements With X-doria's Shield Case" App Advice 12:21 PM
  • "Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion review: Belkin's WeMo system can control just about anything aided by a free iOS app" Macworld UK 8:20 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "5 Apps: The best camera apps for blind and visually impaired iPhone users" TUAW 9:31 PM
  • "Best mileage tracking app for iPhone" iMore 4:16 PM
  • "Call Bliss for iPhone a would-be alternative to Do Not Disturb" TUAW 11:43 AM
  • "The worst app Apple ever made: Apple does a lot of things right, but this app is such a huge misfire, it rates only 1.5 stars in the App Store. Fortunately, there are some great alternatives." CNET Reviews 8:29 AM
  • "Rondo's iOS music player reaps the rewards of 15 years of research to improve audio quality on headphones" The Next Web 9:38 AM
  • "TripLingo Review: TripLingo is a handy app for travelers visiting foreign countries to help them learn useful words and phrases." 148Apps 11:16 AM
  • "MyScript Calculator: Touch Input for Quick Output" eXtensions 8:36 AM
  • "Ars readers recommend apps for your new iPad or iPad mini: Looking for more apps for your new iPad? Ars readers are pointing the way." Ars Technica 8:32 AM
  • "Cooklet Review: Cooklet is a great app that any chef in the kitchen should have. It has recipes, tools, and much more." 148Apps 10:15 AM
  • "Hundreds for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 8:12 AM
  • "SymbolSmash is a sweet iPad arcade game to teach kids all about classical music" The Next Web 7:49 AM
  • "Bad Hotel for iPad and iPhone review: Defend your hotel against a psychopathic Texan owner" Macworld UK 8:20 AM
  • "Gemini Wars review: Challenging outer-space strategy game" Macworld UK 12:44 PM
  • "Pudding Monsters Review: Pudding Monsters is the new game from ZeptoLab that has the physical mechanics of fun figured out, it's just the content that needs work." 148Apps 12:09 PM
  • "iBook Lessons: Childrens picture books" TUAW 1:52 PM
  • "How to Share an iPhone Contact with a Friend" Macinstruct 8:36 AM
  • "Improve Find My iPhone By Locking Down Location Services" OS X Daily 2:46 PM
  • "Want better Wi-Fi? Maybe you just need a better router." GigaOM 7:47 AM
  • "5 Tips for Photo Sharing Digital Etiquette" Mashable 8:16 AM
  • "Should Apple Make a Hybrid or Convertible PC?" Tech.pinions 2:59 PM
  • "Apple Must Think Differently to Slow the Android Invasion"  The Mac Observer 2:48 PM
  • "Apple TV Will Be 'The Elephant In The Room' At CES This Year" BGR 2:30 PM
  • "4 coolest Apple gadgets of 2012" Fortune 2:30 PM
  • "Android Issue #38538: For almost three months, Google's Android project has had a very peculiar bug open in its tracker. The bug's name alone commands attention: Google Now, if asked 'What is a Giraffe?', finishes the description with 'he now praises the iPad'" One Foot Tsunami 1:13 PM
  • "Here we go again: The Apple rumor mill cranks up/Rumors surface about new iPhones, fifth-gen Wi-Fi in upcoming Macs, and the widening rift between Apple and Samsung, this time over mobile chips" InfoWorld 1:07 PM
  • "As Apple Celebrates 36th Birthday, Here Are 15 Events That Shaped The Company" App Advice 12:31 PM
  • "Could Disney be working with Apple on a new Gaming Console Called Toy Box?" Patently Apple 11:46 AM
  • "Can your iPhone help you lose weight? New Year's resolution: Join the Quantified Self movement and see if smartphone apps can help shed unwanted pounds" Salon 11:37 AM
  • "Pod2g Creates Petition for Apple to Open iOS Once and For All" iOSVlog 10:54 AM
  • "There's only one company that can solve Apple's mapping woes quickly (and it's not Waze)" VentureBeat 10:39 AM
  • "Apple may release an iPhone mini priced under $250 this summer" TechSpot 2:36 PM
  • "Can mini iPhone boost Apple past Samsung?" iDownload Blog 10:31 AM
  • "Top Things Apple Should Focus on in 2013" PadGadget 9:39 AM
  • "Get Ready To Hear The Term 'iPhone mini' A Lot More In 2013" App Advice 9:00 AM
  • "Have Mobile, Apple Made the CES Irrelevant?" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:40 AM
  • "The Sole Apple-Beater: Samsung Electronics" Seeking Alpha 8:33 AM
  • "Apple: Don't Buy Waze, It's Dangerous and Reckless" TheStreet 8:22 AM
  • "An iPhone Lover's Confession: I Switched To the Nexus 4. Completely."  Gizmodo 8:18 AM
  • "China Mobile Needs an IV Drips from Apple" M.I.C. Gadget 8:15 AM
  • "Should Apple open up iOS to allow tweaks and themes?" Tapscape 8:02 AM
  • "One Simple Resolution" YMP Now 7:33 AM
  • "Even More Rumors About An Apple 'iRadio' Music Streaming Service" AppleBitch 2:48 PM
  • "Yawn: Apple Could Launch iRadio Streaming Music Service This Year" App Advice 8:32 AM
  • "Apple again said to be in talks with labels over 'iRadio' service" iDownload Blog 8:15 AM
  • "Apple Pandora-esque iRadio Coming in 2013" Tapscape 7:33 AM
  • "Apple Needs To Compete With Cheap Products And Here's Why (or, why not)" PixoBebo 7:32 AM
  • "We Want An Apple TV. We Need An Apple TV. Why Won't Apple Give Us A TV?" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Don't Call the E-Reader Doomed" Techland 8:26 PM
  • "Silicon Valley conquers Hollywood, part 3 -- think small, not big" I, Cringely 4:12 PM
  • "The Universal Remote Sucks. Here's How to Fix It" Wired 12:02 PM
  • "More fun with Windows 8 UEFI, Secure Boot, Fedora and Ubuntu" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "Denial-of-service attacks are expected to go mobile" CSO 11:09 AM
  • "Ubuntu Phone: Not a moment too soon" InfoWorld 10:43 AM
  • "My New Year's Resolutions: Email Bankruptcy, Inbox Zero" Forbes 10:35 AM
  • "Phablets - phones that are tablets: Trying to group the growing range of hybrid devices is pure phantasy" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:32 AM
  • "The future of screen protection is made of glass" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 10:27 AM
  • "A Patent Troll By Any Other Name Still Stinks" ReadWrite 10:14 AM
  • "Surrounded By Devices, We Inhabit A World of Increasing User-Centricity" Forbes 8:43 AM
  • "How to create an automatically updating Google spreadsheet" Computerworld 10:21 AM
  • "Android Jelly Bean Share Tops 10 Percent" PC Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Android or Chrome? Will Google ever decide on one OS?" CNET News 9:49 AM
  • "20 biggest tech innovations of my lifetime that I actually use" CNET News 9:49 AM
  • "Grinch Lives: Holiday Consumer Electronics Sales Off 7%" Forbes 9:38 AM
  • "Global tech spend in 2013: Latin America booms, Asia blooms, Europe gloom" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "'Augmented reality' and bendy screens in a hands-free 2013: Ben Grubb takes a look at 10 trends for the year ahead in technology." Sydney Morning Herald 11:36 AM
  • "2013: The year IT may lose its seat at the table" InfoWorld 10:42 AM
  • "6 Tech Sector Themes For 2013 - And 8 Possible Takeover Targets" Forbes 9:36 AM
  • "Surrounded By Devices, We Inhabit A World of Increasing User-Centricity" Forbes 9:33 AM
  • "The E-Reader Revolution: Over Just as It Has Begun?" [Paid Membership Required] 9:25 AM
  • "The history of CES: Since 1967, the International Consumer Electronics Show has helped several gadgets make a splash. Here's a look at some of the notable unveilings." [Slideshow] USA Today 11:52 AM
  • "Welcome to CES: A Trade Show, Not a Tastemaker" AllThingsD 12:10 PM
  • "Unwieldy CES Remains a Big Deal, But Not for the Reasons You Think" Wired 12:02 PM
  • "CES Becomes Season of Second Chances for Sony and Intel" TheStreet 9:22 AM
  • "Android or Chrome? Will Google ever decide on one OS?" CNET News 8:28 AM
  • "How Much Your Stolen Data Is Worth to Scammers" Lifehacker 8:16 AM
  • "What Happens Now on Standards-Essential Patents?" AllThingsD 8:09 AM
  • "Well, Maybe Someone Will Buy the Surface Pro ..." AllThingsD 8:09 AM
  • "Facebook terms and conditions: why you don't own your online life" Telegraph 8:02 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Irritated by iPhone cords, Timbuk2 founder develops bluetooth earbuds" VentureBeat 12:13 PM
  • "CES Impecca News2: New Eco-Friendly Bluetooth Bamboo Keyboard for iPads, Android Tablets & Smartphones" Thomas PR 12:12 PM
  • "PicsArt Has Enough Options To Satisfy Anyone's Photo Editing Needs" App Advice 11:47 AM
  • "Blekko Launches Izik, A Tablet-Optimized Search App" TechCrunch 10:16 AM
  • "BBC launches clever play-along companion iOS app" TUAW 10:15 AM
  • "Inside The New Forbes Magazine iPad App" [Video Report] Forbes 10:14 AM
  • "App turns smartphone into smart key" TG Daily 9:40 AM
  • "iHome's Lightning Alarm Clock Will Charge Everything. Everything! [CES] Cult of Mac 9:00 AM
  • "Facebook adds voice in Facebook Messenger app for iOS and Android" GadgeTell 8:57 AM
  • "Portable and Powerful JBL OnBeat™ Mini: the Perfect Partner to Dock New Lightning-Connected iPad mini" Business Wire 8:42 AM
  • "The Brainstormer iPad app provides a cornucopia of ideas for creative minds" TUAW 8:21 AM
  • "Join us on the Apple web; AppleTell now hiring writers" AppleTell 8:18 AM
  • "Harman announces $399 JBL Rumble speaker as support for Apple's Lightning standard grows" The Verge 10:59 AM
  • "JBL OnBeat Rumble: The Most Powerful (and Most Expensive) Lightning Connector Speaker Dock Yet" Gizmodo 8:07 AM
  • "AL13 aerospace grade aluminum bumper arrives on Kickstarter, protect your iPhone without spoiling its looks" iMore 8:12 AM
  • "The iPhone 5 Gets A Bumper It Can Be Proud Of Via New Kickstarter Campaign" TechCrunch 7:53 AM
  • "Paleo and zone diet iPhone app + CrossFit WOD's" prMac 8:13 AM
  • "IPEVO Introduces their Wishpool Ed Tech Initiative" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "After the Lite, the full version of Find in the Mirror is now available" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Superstar in the App Store" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Experience the new way of fitness - FitnessCafe" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "WordSpot Challenges Players to Find Over 100 Hidden Words" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Greeting Cards PRO - Sampler of Personalized Colorful Photo/Text Cards" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Barracuda Partners Releases Obstacles XRT for iPhone" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Anansi Mobile Announces Its Latest Game: Wild City" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "2 Anti-Calorie iOS Health Apps Slashed to 99 Cents for First Time Ever" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "iHome at CES 2013: Dual Lightning, USB Peripherals Launch" FairerPlatform 7:33 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Pressures Europe After FTC Google Verdict" CNBC 9:39 AM
  • "Microsoft on Google's FTC Ruling: 'Puzzled and Concerned'" WSJ Blogs 9:38 AM
  • "In blocking Windows Phone access to YouTube, Google delivers rough justice: Google can't be trusted because it blocks access to APIs, says a top Microsoft lawyer, ignoring 30 years of Microsoft's own mischief in that department" InfoWorld 10:43 AM
  • "Microsoft: J.P. Morgan Trims Ests; Weak Surface, PC Sales" Forbes 9:39 AM
  • "Price and 'lukewarm critical reviews' put a damper on Microsoft Surface" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "What Happened To Microsoft's Surface Pro Tablets?" TheStreet 12:09 PM
  • "Windows 8 slow sales: Yes it's the hardware" ZDNet 12:00 PM
  • "Windows 8's problem: It's the hardware" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft to issue seven security patches in first 2013 update" V3 11:54 AM
  • "Microsoft kicks off 2013 with 12 Patch Tuesday security fixes" ZDNet 12:01 PM
  • "Microsoft's next Patch Tuesday won't fix IE zero-day flaw: Next week's patches will shore up holes in Windows and Office, but won't fix the latest bug in Internet Explorer." CNET News 12:18 PM
  • "After a bad year, Java heads in the right direction: Security woes damaged app dev platform's profile in 2012, but Oracle now has it on the right track" InfoWorld 10:44 AM
  • "Cisco And NXP Throw Their Weight Behind Cohda Wireless To Bring The Internet Of Things To Your Car" TechCrunch 11:45 AM
  • "Cisco, NXP Place Bet on Connected-Car Company" WSJ Blogs 9:25 AM
  • "What Happens Now on Standards-Essential Patents?" AllThingsD 9:30 AM
  • "Six gadget trends to look for at CES" CNN 10:19 AM
  • "CES 2013: Televisions continue as major show focus" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 11:57 AM
  • "CES preview: TVs, tablets to be major focus/Mobility to remain dominant theme at Consumer Electronics Show" MarketWatch 12:11 PM
  • "CES 2013 Preview: Phones and Tablets" PC Magazine 11:08 AM
  • "Computer convergence will be highlighted at CES: Tablets, laptops, smartphones are on a collision course" Computerworld 10:22 AM
  • "CES 2013 rumors: Smart fridges, translucent TVs, and more/The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is just a week away, and rumors are flying about what products will be unveiled at the show. CES 2013 will likely bring 'smart' appliances, Windows 8 devices, and maybe a weird new TV from Samsung." Christian Science Monitor 10:18 AM
  • "Future Tech 2013: The PCs, tablets and cutting-edge hardware of tomorrow" PCWorld 11:09 AM
  • "Australian scientists adapt graphene for use in high-speed electronics" Techworld 11:47 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Solving Apple's Q1 iPhone Sales Estimates Riddle With Google Trends" iStockAnalyst 2:42 PM
  • "Apple stock is down ... again" CNNMoney 12:08 PM
  • "Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, whats in 2013?" The Motley Fool 9:22 AM
  • "Forecasters start changing their tune on Apple, AAPL" MacNN 8:20 AM
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