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Weekend Highlights: Jury in the never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung finds the South Korean company must pay $539 million to Apple in damages—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; in other legal news, court documents reveal Apple did actually know "iPhone 6 was bendier than previous models" concerning touch disease; several articles at Triangle Business Journal cover Apple's close ties with Research Triangle Park, asking if area is actually ready for larger Apple presence, seeing possible revolution in area tech community with Apple's decision; Low End Mac warns of using SATA III drives in a Mac only equipped to handle SATA II; Jon Collins catches up with the creators of Mellel word processor for Mac; Apple blocks Steam app on iOS meaning you can no longer enjoy PC games on your iDevice, Killian Bell at Cult of Mac calls ban "silly".

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  • "Apple CEO Cook Says China Will Overtake U.S. as Biggest Market"  Bloomberg 8:24 AM
  • "Apple CEO: China Will Be Biggest Market" ["China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua and Cook discussed 'bilateral cooperation,' the phone company said in a statement. It said release of other details was barred by a confidentiality agreement between the companies."] Associated Press 8:05 AM
  • "Tim Cook: China will be Apple's top market" CNNMoney 8:05 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook has big plans for China ... and so does China Mobile" MarketWatch 8:32 AM
  • "Tim Cook: China to become Apple's largest market/Cook plans to have more than 25 Apple stores in China" IDG News Service 8:37 AM
  • "Cook's China Excursion Could Swell Apple's Coffers: Tim Cook likely had many reasons to travel to China this week. Chief among them is to build a market for Apple's products in the world's most populous country. 'The purpose of the trip was to sell more stuff in China,' Yankee Group Research Director Carl Howe said, 'and I think he'll be very successful at that.'"  MacNewsWorld 8:44 AM
  • "Apple won't blindly pursue market share: report/In a revised version of an interview published Thursday in a Chinese newspaper, Apple Inc marketing chief Phil Schiller said the company would focus on making 'the best products' for customers and 'never blindly pursue market share.'"  Reuters 4:15 PM
  • "8 Ways Apple Could Make A Cheaper iPhone: To build an iPhone that's affordable in emerging markets, Apple will have to cut some corners or rethink the iPhone entirely. We break down some options." InformationWeek 9:31 AM
  • "Confusion in the Apple-verse as Reuters ditches 'no cheap iPhone' claim"  Computerworld 9:50 AM
  • "A Cheaper iPhone Is Coming, and It's a Good Idea" The Motley Fool 4:14 PM
  • "New intrigue on trail of cheaper iPhone: Reuters has cryptically withdrawn a story pegged to remarks purportedly made by Apple's Phil Schiller in China." CNET News 10:45 AM
  • "Rumor of cheaper iPhone gets new life after Reuters pulls report" CBS News 12:14 PM
  • "Apple: Cheap phones will never be our focus" TechRadar UK 7:54 AM
  • "Apple rejects 'cheap' iPhone: Apple's head of marketing has prompted a new round of speculation about Apple's potential plans for a budget iPhone by telling a Chinese newspaper that 'cheap smartphones' will 'never be the future of Apple's products'." Telegraph 8:10 AM
  • "Did Apple Just Shoot Down the Cheap iPhone Talk?" The Motley Fool 5:58 PM
  • "Cracking the China code: Microsoft vs. Apple" asymco 8:02 AM
  • "Apple Is Undergoing Massive Changes And Having A Very Strange Quarter" Business Insider 8:23 AM
  • "How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?" Fortune 6:05 PM
  • "Ericsson hands over 2,000 patents to licensing company suing Apple, Google and RIM" ZDNet 2:11 PM
  • "Apple, Google Deal for Kodak Patents Approved by Judge" Bloomberg 8:58 PM
  • "Judge approves Kodak patent sale to Apple, Google, others" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Apple Remote Disables Java on Macs After Major Security Alert" The Mac Observer 3:38 PM
  • "Apple blacklists Java on OS X to prevent latest 'critical' exploits" Ars Technica 4:28 PM
  • "New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems: Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes." MacFixIt 4:16 PM
  • "Mac OS Spotted 'Running' On A Jailbroken Microsoft Surface RT" TechCrunch 9:22 AM
  • "Mac OS on Windows RT? A hacker makes it happen" VentureBeat 9:52 AM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week, readers e-mailed in questions about Software Update, Notes, and how to record movies and video on a Mac." MacFixIt 4:16 PM
  • "OS X 10.8.2 fix for Active Directory lockouts" MacWindows 8:03 AM
  • "Reader networking problem with Parallels 8 and OS X 10.8" MacWindows 8:03 AM
  • "Anyone else having trouble with iTunes Match syncing playlists" iMore 4:31 PM
  • "How to manage OS X Gatekeeper from the command line: Apple provides three basic settings for Gatekeeper in OS X Mountain Lion, but you can manage this service in finer detail if needed." CNET Reviews 1:16 PM
  • "How to use Final Cut Pro X with your DSLR" Macworld 8:02 AM
  • "Using the Guest Account in OS X" Mactuts+ 8:01 AM
  • "Pocket (for Mac) Review & Rating" PC Magazine 1:39 PM
  • "Review: Create Alert Chimes with ChimeX" ResExcellence 11:49 AM
  • "How to Remove Duplicate Entries from OS X's 'Open With' Menu" The Mac Observer 12:09 PM
  • "Protect Your Shared iTunes Library And Playlists With A Password [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Bored With iMovie? Can't Afford Final Cut Pro X? Try This New, Affordable Mac Video Editor" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Radio Isn't Dead. Yet. How To Use Your Mac To Bring The News To Your Ears Every Hour" Mac 360 7:33 AM
  • "How To Customize The Mac's Launchpad, Dashboard, And Mission Control Absolutely Free" NoodleMac 7:33 AM
  • "A Very Simple But Not Quite Free Way To Share Another Mac's Screen" TeraTalks 7:33 AM
  • "Just When DVDs Are Dying Out There's A Better Way To Rip DVDs On Your Mac" BohemianBoomer 7:32 AM
  • "New To The Mac? Got Lots Of Windows Outlook Email To Import? Get The Free MailRaider App" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Finally, A Mac Screen Record And Capture Tool That's Simplified And Affordable" McSolo 7:32 AM
  • "Mac Mods: Get the Mac OS [old school] Theme" FairerPlatform 7:34 AM
  • "Safari is released to the world" Don Melton 9:36 AM
Press Releases
  • "Tweetbot For Mac 1.1.1: Bug Fixes, Performance Tweaks" RazorianFly 4:17 PM
  • "Gehry Technologies announces Digital Project V1R5" Architosh 12:22 PM
  • "ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2013 rolls out today" Architosh 12:20 PM
  • "BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension" The Next Web 10:49 AM
  • "BitTorrent Surf Extension for Chrome Arrives" FairerPlatform 10:49 AM
  • "Disc Golf 3D Released Through Mac App Store" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Skype for Mac 6.1 Improves Click to Call, User Profile" FairerPlatform 7:34 AM
  • "Mac Printer Drivers: Brother, HP Drivers Updated" FairerPlatform 7:34 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple wins engineering Emmy for streaming TV tech" Electronista 8:01 AM
  • "Apple Awarded Technology & Engineering Emmy At CES [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Xerox CFO Luca Maestri to Leave Company: Xerox today announced that Luca Maestri, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is leaving the company, effective February 28, to assume the role of corporate controller at Apple." Business Wire 8:43 AM
  • "Xerox CFO Maestri Leaving to Become Apple's Corporate Controller" Bloomberg 8:24 AM
  • "Apple's Controller Hire Shows Its Recruiting Power" WSJ Blogs 4:14 PM
  • "Xerox CFO leaving to join Apple" Reuters 8:28 AM
  • "Apple appoints Xerox CFO Luca Maestri as new corporate controller" The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "CFO Maestri to leave Xerox for position at Apple as corporate controller" 9 to 5 Mac 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Hires New Corporate Controller Luca Maestri Away From Xerox" TechCrunch 8:44 AM
  • "Xerox CFO joins Apple as new corporate controller" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Xerox CFO Luca Maestri to join Apple as Corporate Controller" Edible Apple 10:52 AM
  • "Phil Schiller Interview Casting Doubt On Possible Low-End iPhone Updated, Prompting Reuters Withdrawal" BGR 7:53 AM
  • "Cheaper iPhone story withdrawn after 'substantial changes' to China report" AppleInsider 8:04 AM
  • "Apple dismisses cheaper iPhone story withdrawn" Reuters 7:53 AM
  • "iPhone 5 with $45 Straight Talk Unlimited plan now at Walmart" GigaOM 1:15 PM
  • "Beats CEO spent three years trying to convince Steve Jobs to launch streaming music service" The Verge 8:09 AM
  • "Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine Tried to Sell Music Subscriptions to Steve Jobs" iPhoneinCanada 7:52 AM
  • "Beats CEO spent years trying to convince Steve Jobs to do a music service" iDownload Blog 8:09 AM
  • "Beats' Iovine: I talked to Steve Jobs about music subscriptions/The famed record company giant says that he tried to sell Jobs on launching a music-subscription business for three years to no avail." CNET News 9:35 AM
  • "Jimmy Iovine discusses his attempts to sway Steve Jobs on a subscription music service" Edible Apple 10:18 AM
  • "How Computer Scientists Are Trying To Stop Smartphones And Tablets From Breaking The Internet" BGR 8:02 AM
  • "Japan's NTT DoCoMo wants iPhone access as Apple partners gain subscribers" AppleInsider 7:53 AM
  • "Japan's NTT DoCoMo says it's open to carrying Apple's iPhone" The Next Web 4:17 PM
  • "Amid Customer Loss, Japan's DoCoMo Carrier Opens Door to iPhone" The Mac Observer 4:17 PM
  • "NTT DoCoMo changes its tune, now open to carrying iPhone" TUAW 4:17 PM
  • "Apple adds subscription TV and movie service Watchever to Apple TV in Germany" The Next Web 8:29 AM
  • "Best of CES iOS device accessories [Gallery] 9 to 5 Mac 2:08 PM
  • "CES 2013: iLuv booth tour" TUAW 8:54 PM
  • "Nostalgia Tech 4: 20 Vintage Apple ads" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Chinese Apple online store publishes New Year Gift Guide" MacNN 8:03 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "CES Photo Gallery -Mimobots, Wooden Cases, Action Gear, More" The Mac Observer 1:57 PM
  • "CES Smartphone News Disappointed? Wait For MWC" InformationWeek 2:35 PM
  • "Java allows 'open hunting season' for hackers, experts find" ZDNet 2:10 PM
  • "Teaching women to code" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 2:00 PM
  • "ST-Ericsson uncloaks 2.5GHz Jekyll & Hyde smartphone chip: First out of the gate with FD-SOI and power-saving eQuad tech" The Register 1:46 PM
  • "Quantum Dots Get Commercial Debut in More Colorful Sony TVs: Technology from QD Vision replaces the conventional backlight in LCDs, allowing for purer colors." Technology Review 1:33 PM
  • "E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color" PCWorld 12:04 PM
  • "Yahoo Adds Flickr Creative Commons Images to Search" PC Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "Firefox getting built-in HTML5-based PDF viewer to improve security: The new PDF viewer in Firefox 19 will be more secure than third-party plug-ins, Mozilla says" IDG News Service 11:41 AM
  • "ViewSonic Smart Display Puts Android On Your Wall" InformationWeek 11:35 AM
  • "Ray Kurzweil lifts lid on Google AI project" ZDNet 2:08 PM
  • "Google Chrome, Now With Cinema-Style 3-D Effects" Webmonkey 2:04 PM
  • "Google revs up Chrome, crushes bugs: Patches 24 vulnerabilities in first upgrade in nine weeks" Computerworld 11:01 AM
  • "Skype founder browses globe for next tech earner" Reuters 9:54 AM
  • "Infosys 3Q profit tops view; raises outlook" MarketWatch 9:42 AM
  • "After Just Two Years, Nearly Half of Verizon's Data Traffic Is on LTE" AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "RIM Turns to Carriers to Help Avoid a Repeat of Palm" Bloomberg 9:50 AM
  • "Get ready for pricey 'Ultra HD' TVs" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "SAP Challenges Oracle by Boosting Flagship Software Speed" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "Tablets rule: Every shape, size, and OS emerges at CES" PCWorld 8:37 AM
  • "iPhones, tablets... Pah: By 2020, we'll froth over hot new SOFTWEAR/Cyborg me up - I'm ready and waiting for it, says El Reg's Trevor" The Register 8:35 AM
  • "This Touch-Sensitive Hologram Makes Your Touchscreen Phone Look Old" Business Insider 8:25 AM
  • "The TouchArcade Show - 86 - Crazy Volume Edition" Touch Arcade 8:54 PM
  • "Special guest Dan Frommer joins John Gruber to discuss CES 2013, the disparity in display size between the iPhone and all of its competitors, and Dan's new endeavor, City Notes." The Talk Show 6:02 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets author Kier Thomas, Macworld's Dan Frakes, and Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5:57 PM
  • "From New Media Expo – TravelVegas Helps You Get More Out of Sin City" MacVoicesTV 11:47 AM
  • "The AnandTech Podcast: Episode 14" AnandTech 8:10 AM
  • "Rumor: Fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini to debut in March" AppleInsider 9:32 AM
  • "iPad Mini 2 To Launch Alongside Thinner, Lighter iPad 5 This March [Rumor] Cult of Mac 11:35 AM
  • "Apple testing Retina panels for iPad mini 2 - report: China Times says Apple has received samples of OGS Retina-class displays from Foxconn subsidiary SCST" Macworld UK 8:27 AM
  • "Rumor: iPad Mini 2 And iPad 5 Will Launch In March 2013" AppleBitch 12:08 PM
  • "Apple to Launch 3G iPad Mini in China in Late January" BrightWire 8:53 AM
  • "Final iOS 6.1 beta being prepped for developers - report" AppleInsider 11:47 AM
  • "iOS 6.1 Golden Master Testing, Dev Release Coming Soon" Tapscape 1:14 PM
  • "iOS 6.1 GM / Final Beta Being Readied For Developers, Could Release Next Week" Redmond Pie 4:16 PM
  • "Apple awarded more than a thousand patents in 2012" TUAW 8:26 AM
  • "Imitation Apple: Hardware knockoffs through the years" [Slideshow] Macworld 1:39 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "HDR Fusion For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "TeuxDeux For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "Crumble Zone For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:13 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:46 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:46 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:46 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $950 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:22 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$739 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:15 PM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $700 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 1:15 PM
  • "iPad mini Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 1:57 PM
  • "The Cheapest Place to Buy an iPhone 5 is Walmart: $127!" OS X Daily 4:18 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 17 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:03 AM

  • "In A Sea Of iPad Cases, Lazy-Hands Stands Out With Little More Than Velcro, Cloth, and Ingenuity" TechCrunch 8:54 PM
  • "Hands On With New OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone" everythingiCafe 6:32 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Tie a Proper Knot with Animated Knots by Grog HD — iPad App Review" PadGadget 4:16 PM
  • "Getting Around With Google Maps Navigation: I like the navigation system, but lately the Google software has been shoddy." PC Magazine 2:12 PM
  • "Evernote Food Review" Mac|Life 8:23 AM
  • "Sundance Film Festival 2013 App for iPhone and iPad" eXtensions 8:18 AM
  • "Clueful For iOS Identifies Per-App Privacy Risks To Protect Your Data" AddictiveTips 8:03 AM
  • "Popular DLNA & Streaming App Skifta Comes To The iPhone & iPad" AddictiveTips 8:03 AM
  • "AutoStitch Panorama for iPad Review" 148Apps 10:21 AM
  • "'Time Surfer' Review - Kumobius's Endless Glider is a Blast from the Past" Touch Arcade 6:37 PM
  • "'Mutant Mudds' Review - A Challenging, Inventive, and Satisfying Platformer" Touch Arcade 6:03 PM
  • "Rails Review: Rails is a logic and timing game that will really make players think." 148Apps 8:22 AM
  • "Get a New IP Address on iPhone or iPad by Renewing DHCP Lease" OS X Daily 8:45 PM
  • "Make It Easier To Get A Lost iPhone or iPad Back Using Just Your Lock Screen [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 4:34 PM
"Cheap" iPhone Rumors
  • "Huawei Blames 'Lack of Innovation' on Loss of Steve Jobs" Tom's Hardware 9:43 PM
  • "Apple Will Never Make A 'Cheap' iPhone" Forbes 8:53 PM
  • "Here's What Apple REALLY Said About A Cheap iPhone (We Think)" Business Insider 4:16 PM
  • "Reuters clarifies budget iPhone story: Apple won't blindly pursue marketshare" iDownload Blog 4:16 PM
  • "'A cheaper iPhone? Not for us,' says Apple's marketing chief as he rubbishes low-end rumours" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "Mystery: Did Apple Exec Phil Schiller Really Shoot Down A Cheap iPhone?" Business Insider 12:06 PM
  • "Why Did Reuters Pull its iPhone Mini Report?" Mashable 11:36 AM
  • "Reuters Withdraws Schiller 'Cheaper iPhone' Rebuttal Following Changes to Source" Mac|Life 9:54 AM
  • "Less Expensive iPhone Rumors Continue To Be Cloudy" AppleBitch 9:49 AM
  • "Is Apple Coming Out With a Cheaper iPhone? The Answer Is Unclear" Mashable 9:31 AM
  • "Wow, Reuters pulls its budget iPhone refutal" iDownload Blog 9:21 AM
  • "Cheap iPhone: When Does No Not Mean No?" Tapscape 9:21 AM
  • "Cheap iPhone Good or Bad for Apple?" Zacks 8:52 AM
  • "Cheap iPhone will 'never be the future of Apple'" Crave @ CNET 8:45 AM
  • "Don't count out the cheap iPhone yet: Reuters rescinds Apple exec denial" VentureBeat 8:45 AM
  • "Apple rubbishes rumours of iPhone for the masses" The Register 8:36 AM
  • "Apple Not Focused On Developing Cheaper iPhone, Says Marketing SVP Phil Schiller" TechCrunch 8:23 AM
  • "As Reuters Pulls 'iPhone mini' Story, But No One Seems Sure Why" Reuters 8:22 AM
  • "Reuters withdraws story on Phil Schiller's reported denial of 'cheap' iPhone" The Verge 8:22 AM
Apple Op/Ed
  • "CES 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sued by Apple? Have Good Lawyers, Source Says" DailyTech 8:56 PM
  • "The Smartphone Battle Just Got More Interesting" The Motley Fool 6:02 PM
  • "Will Apple Copy Xerox's Generosity?" WSJ Blogs 4:14 PM
  • "Selling Windows Phone: Microsoft's Ben Rudolph on why iPhone and Android users will love and buy his device" VentureBeat 3:38 PM
  • "Working as an Apple Genius Is Good Training For Future -Like Parenting Toddlers" The Mac Observer 1:20 PM
  • "Android's next big challenge to the iPhone: The new breed of Android devices exceed the iPhone 5 in every category - hardware, operating system, and apps." CNET News 12:23 PM
  • "So, what is Apple's next big thing going to be?" ZDNet 12:10 PM
  • "iPhone 6 rumor rollup for week ending Jan. 11: Smaller, cheaper; bigger, cheaper; bigger, more expensive" Network World 12:09 PM
  • "Apple: One Analyst's Post-CES Wish List For Future Products" Forbes 12:07 PM
  • "Is Apple Releasing Products Too Fast?" TheStreet 11:35 AM
  • "Why Apple's iOS will win the platform war over Google's Android" MacDailyNews 10:45 AM
  • "Can Apple ever be doomed again?"  Macworld 9:22 AM
  • "Office for iOS may be coming (yawn)" AppleTell 8:44 AM
  • "How many iTVs would Apple sell?" Fortune 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Gets Robbed Again In Las Vegas"  Forbes 8:34 AM
  • "App Store Screenshot Changes" MacStories 8:21 AM
  • "The less expensive iPhone" iMore 8:05 AM
  • "A Story About Steve Jobs, Steel Balls and Gorilla Glass (You, with the Cracked Phone: Read This)" Techland 8:02 AM
  • "The Flipside: Embracing Closed Gardens Like The Apple App Store Shows Just How Un-Free You Want To Be" Techdirt 7:54 AM
  • "Apple's Marketing Nazi: 'No Cheap Apple Products For You!" PixoBebo 7:32 AM
  • "Is Apple A Hardware Or A Software Company? Or, A Struggling Web Services Company?" Mac 360 7:32 AM
  • "Has the Wii U had a good reception?" Tapscape 9:38 PM
  • "CEA on 'Booth Babes': The Name Is the Problem" Mashable 8:51 PM
  • "10 Pros and Cons of Gmail's New Compose Feature" Mashable 6:01 PM
  • "The Decision: Why I picked the Samsung S3 over iPhone and Windows" GeekWire 4:17 PM
  • "Nvidia's Project Shield Can Succeed Even If It Fails" Techland 1:48 PM
  • "Review: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Windows 8 convertible Ultrabook" The Register 1:43 PM
  • "How to nominate someone for Internet Hall of Fame: Who will join Cerf, Berners-Lee and Torvalds in online-only Hall of Fame?" Network World 12:09 PM
  • "Would You Pay $100 to Message Mark Zuckerberg?" PC Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "Top Patent Recipients in 2012: IBM and Samsung" PC Magazine 12:00 PM
  • "Why cloud computing ROI tools are worthless" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "How to get a new PC without Windows 8" InfoWorld 11:40 AM
  • "OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)" PCWorld 12:04 PM
  • "CES 2013: Land of the Dongle, Year of the Little Guy" Wired 2:02 PM
  • "CES 2013 round-up: Paper tablets, eight-core chips and Ballmer surprises" V3 1:55 PM
  • "In Pictures: Gadgets Galore at the Consumer Electronics Show" [Slideshow] Techland 1:49 PM
  • "CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments" PCWorld 12:08 PM
  • "The worst of CES 2013" [Slideshow] PCWorld 12:03 PM
  • "CES 2013: The technology you'll actually want/In a sea of retread and me-too products, here are the 5 technologies that stand out" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 11:39 AM
  • "CES: When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro" Forbes 11:31 AM
  • "Five intellectual property trends to watch in 2013" EE Times 11:19 AM
  • "Android Smartphone Developments At CES 2013" BYTE 10:19 AM
  • "Java Under Attack Again, Disable Now: Java zero-day vulnerability is under attack by at least four active campaigns. Oracle has yet to respond. Here's what to do." InformationWeek 10:17 AM
  • "Clouds Come Up Against Open Source Ethics" TheStreet 9:56 AM
  • "NVIDIA's Mobile Future Isn't as Rosy as You Might Think" The Motley Fool 9:53 AM
  • "The Best Laptops of CES 2013: What Laptops?" Gizmodo 10:45 AM
  • "Introducing The Chinese Grey Market Android Tablets" Tech.pinions 10:17 AM
  • "Sorry Microsoft, I am breaking up with the Surface" ZDNet 9:50 AM
  • "Living with the Samsung GALAXY Note II: How users are faring a few months after launch" TechRadar UK 7:54 AM
  • "How Modern Combat beat Call of Duty on mobile" Red Bull UK 7:52 AM
  • "Rebuttal to Gregory's iPhone Contract" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:34 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Astro Turns Any iPad or iPhone Into a Feature Filled POS System" LAPTOP Magazine 6:37 PM
  • "OtterBox announces waterproof case, battery case, and their first app for iPhone" iMore 6:02 PM
  • "This is What it Must Feel Like to Be on LSD: Luvvit's New Mini iPad Keyboard [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 6:01 PM
  • "NewsWhip Ranks Over 100,000 Web Articles By Popularity on Social Networks" 148Apps 4:33 PM
  • "Tractive uses GPS to track your pets" TUAW 1:34 PM
  • "Want To Beat The Crap Out Of Your iPhone? This Guy's Got You Covered" TechCrunch 1:34 PM
  • "Pod2g's first iOS app, podDJ, lands tomorrow" iDownload Blog 11:36 AM
  • "NewsWhip Launches iOS Flipboard-Style News App Which Scans Facebook And Twitter" TechCrunch 11:02 AM
  • "Speck CandyShell and CandyShell Grip for iPad mini - CES 2013" Insanely Great Mac 10:40 AM
  • "Incipio Stanley AR case acts as a measuring tape - CES 2013" Insanely Great Mac 10:40 AM
  • "Delta Launches New Fly Delta App for iPad" PadGadget 10:22 AM
  • "iGear's iPad Custom Case Offers Excellent Branding Opportunity for Business" PRWeb 8:54 AM
  • "LUVVITT® Releases Hot New Products for the iPad, iPad Mini and iPhone 5 for the New Year" PRWeb 8:54 AM
  • "Down the Line and Beyond Foundation Launches Tennis Junior Aces Magazine for iPad®" PRWeb 8:54 AM
  • "232 years in the making, Ordnance Survey launches its first maps app for iOS" BetaNews 8:11 AM
  • "Share The Soundtrack Of Your Life In A Faster, More Beautiful Way With SoundTracking 3.0" App Advice 8:10 AM
  • "ROCCAT's Power-Grid Snaps the Switchblade" AnandTech 8:10 AM
  • "iHome Bluetooth Speakers and Docks Are Geek Treats" Mashable 8:09 AM
  • "Disney's new augmented reality toys are promising, but frustrating" The Verge 8:09 AM
  • "Easily Tranfer Files Between Your Mac and iDevice With This Thumb Drive [CES 2013] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Yet another iOS games controller goes PICK ME! PICK ME!" Revert to Saved 7:54 AM
  • "12X Telescope with Hard Case for iPad Mini" USBfever 7:36 AM
  • "Tap Frame Makes Photo Collages Simple and Memorable" prMac 4:31 PM
  • "Sprightly FreeCell - A New Solitaire Game for iPad" prMac 4:31 PM
  • "New Exciting Hidden Objects Game For iPad" prMac 8:23 AM
  • "Applaud Releases Pass the Sphero" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "See any Tattoo on yourself with TattooFX on iOS and Android" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Super Magic Card Trick for iPad and iPhone - Free" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Appsoria Inc.'s New iPhone / iPad App - Cap Now Pro Entertains The World" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Amazing Scales Challenge for iPad" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Small Canadian studio innovating educational games on the App Store" prMac 7:36 AM
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  • "Hot New Princess Dressup Game For Girls For iPhone/iPad" prMac 7:35 AM
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  • "Assistance 2.5 for iOS - The Interactive First Aid App" prMac 7:35 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP sued in class action suit: Hewlett Packard Co. is facing a class action lawsuit relating to overtime pay for technical support workers." Houston Business Journal 9:50 AM
  • "HP Lacks 'Consistent Culture,' Kaplan Says" [Video Report] Bloomberg 9:51 AM
  • "H-P's Meg Whitman Receives $15.4 Million—Proxy Filing" [Paid Membership Required] 8:51 PM
  • "H-P Chief Counting on Tech Exec to Whip Cost Structure into Shape" WSJ Blogs 2:27 PM
  • "HP Creates Converged Cloud Unit, Names Gillai to Run It" AllThingsD 2:27 PM
  • "Morgan Stanley downgrades Microsoft over Win 8, PC market concerns" IDG News Service 12:07 PM
  • "Windows RT's future dims as Samsung cancels Windows RT tablet for U.S." Computerworld Blogs 11:00 AM
  • "Samsung U.S. Shuns Windows RT: Report" TheStreet 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft aims to secure patent for 'inconspicuous' smartphone use" ZDNet 2:10 PM
  • "Microsoft patent would make smartphones less annoying: A newly published patent application describes a method for smartphones to switch into an 'inconspicuous' mode." CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Microsoft's Messenger service to live on: Redmond is killing off its Live Messenger client in favor of Skype, but the underlying Messenger service will continue to run, at least until next year." CNET News 10:12 AM
  • "Microsoft to turn off Windows Messenger on 15 March" BBC 10:42 AM
  • "Microsoft preps for the coming Office 365 refresh" ZDNet 2:08 PM
  • "Microsoft's Chief Technical Officer Rudder is back in the limelight" ZDNet 2:07 PM
  • "IBM scales down PureApplication cloudy boxes" The Register 1:45 PM
  • "Lenovo Aims Higher in U.S.: Chinese Maker Expects to Offer Premium PCs to American Consumers This Year" [Paid Membership Required] 1:58 PM
  • "Lenovo likely to cancel IdeaPad brand due to internal adjustments" DigiTimes 11:18 AM
  • "Oracle to release 86 security patches, including 18 for MySQL: The company posted a preview of its latest quarterly patch batch, which is scheduled for Tuesday" IDG News Service 11:41 AM
  • "Oracle management tools top critical list in quarterly patch party" The Register 6:02 PM
  • "AMD showcases Temash-powered mobile prototype" TG Daily 1:40 PM
  • "Cisco Sued for Trademark Infringement Over Marketing Slogan" AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "East Carolina University sues Cisco over slogan" Reuters 2:26 PM
  • "Cisco 'Surprised' at Trademark Lawsuit From University" AllThingsD 4:17 PM
  • "Obama signs Netflix-Facebook sharing bill into law" VentureBeat [Free Registration Required] 9:43 AM
  • "The best of CES 2013" [Slideshow] PCWorld 12:05 PM
  • "Ten stars of CES 2013: Las Vegas eye-catchers" The Register 1:45 PM
  • "Top 13 exciting announcements from CES 2013" V3 1:55 PM
  • "From Snooki to Clinton, Celebs Pack CES 2013" PC Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "Tablets rule: Every shape, size, and OS emerges at CES" PCWorld 12:05 PM
  • "Bleak Sales Greet PC Makers, Video Gamers in New Year" CNBC 9:49 AM
  • "Worldwide PC Shipments Fell 6.4% In Q4; 2012 Down 3.2%" Forbes 11:29 AM
  • "IDC: Worldwide PC Sales Continue To Sink, But HP Keeps Top Spot" CRN 10:56 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: CLSA Trims Target to $680; Why iPhone May Be Losing Share in Some Markets" Barron's 6:37 PM
  • "Apple is Really Four Fortune 500 Companies Rolled Into One" Money Morning 4:06 PM
  • "Low Expectations And Future Catalysts Make Apple A Buy" Seeking Alpha 8:32 AM
  • "Is Apple Ready to Join the Party?" Forbes 10:21 AM
  • "APPL: Hi & Lo End Product?" Forbes 12:07 PM
  • "Nokia beats Apple by more than 150%" MarketWatch 8:32 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Weak PC sales lead muted day for techs/J.P. Morgan names Facebook a 'top pick'; Splunk jumps" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "Huge stock fund flows have Wall Street abuzz: U.S. stocks post weekly gains; Dow, Nasdaq rise on Friday" MarketWatch 4:10 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Little Changed on China as VIX Hits 5-Year L" Bloomberg 4:11 PM
  • "S&P 500 Is Little Changed, Hovering Near 5-Year High" TheStreet 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks rise for 2nd week in a row" CNNMoney 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks inch lower; S&P 500 slips from 5-year high" Associated Press 11:17 AM
  • "Blue-Chip Stocks Inch Up" [Paid Membership Required] 4:11 PM
  • "Stocks: Earnings season rolls on" CNNMoney 9:29 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks mostly lower, but Japan rallies" MarketWatch 9:35 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe trades sideways with U.S., China in focus" MarketWatch 2:17 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:33 PM
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 6:34 PM
  • "Information Technology Dividends Outpace All Others" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:33 PM
  • "4 top Internet stock picks from J.P. Morgan: Facebook, eBay, Priceline and Pandora favored in 2013, broker says" [Slideshow] MarketWatch 2:22 PM

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