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Thursday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman hears long-anticipated AirPower wirless charger will hit store shelves in September, delay due to "technical hurdles"; Ben Lovejoy thinks Apple's recent habit of pre-announcing products hurts company more than consumers—reports and opinions in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections today; Nir Eyal at Quartz opines the reason Apple, Google don't want us using phones more is to curb harmful behavior, instead creating "healthy habits with [our] digital devices"; Tim Cook explains to Irish Times Apple's commitment to Ireland; Final Cut Pro turns 7 today—reports in our OS X section; Apple part of car consortium to establish digital car key specs for smartphones; Apple adds another original program to show lineup; the honeymoon is over, US Supreme Court rules states may now require online retailers to collect sales tax; CNET thinks Logitech Crayon so good Apple should copy it.

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  • "Apple Shares Drop After Report About Cuts in Part Orders"  Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Apple component order reduction called 'old news' by UBS analysts"  MarketWatch 8:40 AM
  • "The Story That's Killing Apple Today Is A Month Old" Business Insider 9:36 AM
  • "The Strange Math Of Apple's Alleged Massive Iphone 5 Order Cuts"  BGR 10:25 AM
  • "Apple Dips Below $500 On Old News" Forbes 8:51 AM
  • "Did iPhone Demand Really Drop By 50%?" Seeking Alpha 11:49 AM
  • "Wall Street: WSJ Report of iPhone cut may be inaccurate" Electronista 8:01 PM
  • "Apple Cuts Orders for iPhone Parts" [Paid Membership Required] 9:36 AM
  • "Apple Cutting Orders for iPhone Parts: Apple has cut its component orders for the iPhone 5 due to weaker-than-expected demand, people familiar with the situation said Monday, indicating sales haven't been as strong as previously anticipated." [Video Report] [Paid Membership Required] 9:29 AM
  • "Apple shares hit by iPhone 5 order fears: Shares in technology giant Apple have fallen by more than 3% in early trading after reports suggested orders for its iPhone 5 had been lower than expected." BBC 10:04 AM
  • "Apple 'halves iPhone 5 screen orders'" Telegraph 8:42 AM
  • "iPhone 5: Weak demand forces Apple to cut orders, WSJ reports" Digital Trends 7:32 AM
  • "Bad Apple? Company reportedly cuts orders for iPhone 5 parts" Associated Press 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Cuts iPhone 5 Parts Orders On Weak Demand" Forbes 8:07 AM
  • "One year, four departed execs, and a lot to be determined for Apple: Part of Tim Cook's stamp on Apple is his rearrangement of the executive team."  Ars Technica 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's television plans revealed --a fantasy" Computerworld 8:25 AM
  • "Apple ties CEO's pay to company's fortunes" Computerworld 8:16 AM
  • "Who Wins, iOS or Android? Both, But Pity Everyone Else." Forbes 8:13 AM
  • "Judge Allows Apple, Google, Microsoft to Buy Kodak Patents" PC Magazine 9:39 AM
  • "Apple to ITC: 'Samsung is now expanding its misconduct' from 3G to 4G essential patents" Foss Patents 6:06 PM
  • "Java 7 update 11 security patch fixes nothing" BetaNews 11:52 AM
  • "What Mac Users Need to Know About the Java Security Update" The Mac Observer 4:37 PM
  • "Java Security: Oracle Issues Half Measure Fix, Mac Users Shrug" Tapscape 12:15 PM
  • "Mac Security: XProtect Update Obviates Java Exploit" FairerPlatform 7:51 AM
  • "New Java Update With Security Fixes For Mac Is Released" AppleBitch 9:01 AM
  • "Reminders: Backing up and restoring reminders" Apple Support 6:42 PM
  • "OS X Server: Adjusting message size limits for the Mail service" Apple Support 5:35 PM
  • "GameMaker for Mac review: Game authoring's getting easier, thanks to tools like GameMaker for Mac - a dedicated OS X games maker." Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Cloudmark DesktopOne for Mac review: Automatic spam blocker with a unique approach" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Processing audio files with the Audiofile Engineering Sample Manager (review)" IT.Enquirer 7:55 AM
  • "MacMost Now 813: Disable Java In Your Browser" MacMost 10:18 AM
  • "Printing playlists, displaying bit rates, and shuffling music" Macworld 8:29 AM
  • "AppleScripting OmniFocus: send due tasks to iTunes" TUAW 9:35 AM
  • "Get to Know Your Apple Support Profile" Mactuts+ 8:24 AM
  • "How to Password Protect Your AirPort's Wireless Network" Macinstruct 8:35 AM
  • "Six quick Safari tips" Macworld 8:29 AM
  • "Set MTU Size from the Command Line of Mac OS X" OS X Daily 2:39 PM
  • "Layer tags: Photoshop CS6 introduced layer searching. Rather than a simple filter-by-name, Adobe elected for a far more elaborate execution, opening up some nice possibilities." bjango 7:53 AM
  • "Kuvva: Wallpaper Streaming on Mac and iPhone" ResExcellence 8:09 AM
  • "The Blast From The Mac's Past Is Back: Ancient Trash Cans For Today's Modern Mac" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Mac App Bargain Of The Day: Weather Forecasts And Conditions, 12 Cities, 16-cents Each" Mac 360 8:00 AM
  • "Why I Use Dropbox as My Documents Folder" MacNews Blog 10:22 AM
  • "Whither goest thou, Remote Desktop Connection for Mac?" OfficeforMacHelp 8:24 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X: Range Selections Gotcha! Video" FCPXtv 8:01 AM
Press Releases
  • "Virtual TimeClock '13 Makes Timecard Management a Breeze" Redcort Software 8:39 PM
  • "Grow Exotic Plants in Farm Mania: Hot Vacation for Mac" prMac 10:33 AM
  • "CourseNotes Begins New Year with Sale - Offer to Educators" prMac 10:33 AM
  • "Mac Kung Fu, 2nd Edition: Tips, Tricks, Hints, and Hacks" Help Net Security 7:51 AM
  • "iPhone New Year Cleaning Tip with PhoneClean for Mac" iMobie 7:36 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Patent Application Details Smart Sign Software" ifoAppleStore 5:30 PM
  • "Apple's general counsel named to ski resort management firm's board of directors" AppleInsider 5:36 PM
  • "Over 1,000 Workers Protest Against Foxconn Supplier On Sweatshop-like Condition (Videos)" M.I.C. Gadget 8:27 AM
  • "How Apple sets its prices"  Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "Report Finds Flagship Apple, HTC, Samsung Phones Gobbling More Mobile Data Than Tablets" TechCrunch 7:29 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Owners Are EU's Big Data Consumers" TechNewsWorld 2:40 PM
  • "How Apple Inspired The Design Of America's First Bookless Public Library" Business Insider 9:30 AM
  • "San Antonio looks to the future with first book-free public library" VentureBeat 9:33 AM
  • "First all-digital library in the U.S. will look like an Apple Store" CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Ex-Microsoft Execs Explain Why They're Using iPhones Now" Business Insider 8:08 AM
  • "Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's former President of Windows is now using an iPhone" iMore 7:52 AM
  • "Apple raids Xerox YET AGAIN - for its chief beancounter" The Register 8:16 AM
  • "Lincoln Town Car Crashes Into Lincoln Park Apple Store [Photos] iClarified 8:44 AM
  • "Apple courts Chinese customers with new interest-free payment plans" The Next Web 7:33 AM
  • "No-Contract iPhones at Walmart" BYTE 8:30 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' yacht spotted in the Canary Islands en route to US" 9 to 5 Mac 8:44 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "A CNET Reporter Resigns Amid CBS-Dish Tussle" WSJ Blogs 3:35 PM
  • "CNET Writer Resigns After Parent Company Meddles in Editorial Process" Mashable 2:45 PM
  • "In the Coming Age of the Connected Home, Your Phone Will Be a Magic Wand" Wired 12:01 PM
  • "Your Smartphone Will Become the Hub of Your Digital Lifestyle" Techland 11:52 AM
  • "Women pry open door to gaming boys' club" Reuters 11:30 AM
  • "Orange and Baidu introduce mobile browser for Africa, Middle East" IDG News Service 11:19 AM
  • "Blu-ray looks ahead to 4K" PCWorld 11:18 AM
  • "Your guide to the year's best technology: This year's InfoWorld Technology of the Year Awards provides a more valuable buying guide than ever, with 35 winners that collectively point to important shifts in enterprise tech" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "Samsung: We've sold 100 million Galaxy S smartphones" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "BlackBerry 10 adds 15,000 apps in under two days" CNET News 10:08 AM
  • "4 top carriers to sell new BlackBerry 10 phones" GigaOM [Free Registration Required] 9:47 AM
  • "Facebook may pack surprise at event: Social network rallies as analysts remain stumped about gathering" MarketWatch 9:43 AM
  • "Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott" AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "With regulators standing down, Google prepares Search 2.0" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "Anonymous Hacks MIT, Leaves Farewell Message for Aaron Swartz" Mashable 7:31 AM
  • "Meet the guys behind the iPhone's best calendar app" GigaOM 8:31 AM
  • "We celebrate Safari's 10th birthday with some tips and cake. Plus more Philips Hue tips." The MT Show 7:37 AM
  • "New Media Expo – Robert Scoble Discusses Rackspace Server Hosting, The Far Reaches of Cloud Computing and More" MacVoicesTV 3:39 PM
  • "New Media Expo – ManageWP Makes Maintaining Multiple WordPress Installations Easy" MacVoicesTV 10:31 AM
  • "Apple Cuts iPhone 5 Component Orders As Sales Fail To Meet Expectations [Report] Cult of Mac 8:43 AM
  • "Apple scales back iPhone 5 component orders" TG Daily 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Reduces Manufacturing Order For Popular iPhone 5" AppleBitch 8:27 AM
  • "US Mac shipments didn't shrink in holiday quarter, they grew 5%, Gartner says" AppleInsider 8:33 AM
  • "Soft Fourth Quarter PC Shipments Lead to Annual Decline; HP Holds Onto Top Spot – IDC" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "US holiday Mac sales rose as PC shipments fell" iDownload Blog 10:01 AM
  • "Apple Maintains Third Place in U.S. PC Sales for Fourth Quarter of 2012" ResExcellence 10:13 AM
  • "Cheaper iPhone 'Mini': Potential Price Range & Strategy" Tech-Thoughts 11:37 AM
  • "Apple to launch iPad mini 2 and iPad 5 in March – analyst: Topeka Capital's Brian White says the iPad 5 will be lighter and thinner, while the iPad mini 2 will get a faster chip" Macworld UK 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Thunderbolt Display inventory dwindles, may hint at upcoming redesign" AppleInsider 1:37 PM
  • "Apple Thunderbolt Display Is In Short Supply At Retailers" AppleBitch 1:38 PM
  • "DigiTimes: 27-Inch iMac Launch Delayed Due to Problem in LG Display's Panel Production" BrightWire 10:10 AM
  • "Third Party Lightning Accessories Arrive in Apple Stores" The Mac Observer 10:00 AM
  • "Apple Weather App Fails to Update Properly Over AT&T's Mobile Data Network?" iClarified 2:48 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Secure Filebox For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "Running Dead For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "Enscripted For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9:36 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:54 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:54 AM
  • "Apple Mac Pro Buyer's Guide -6 And 4 Core Models... Up To $360 Off -Best Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 7:54 AM
  • "Refurbished & Used iMac Buyer's Guide -Prices Start From $109 -Best Prices for Closeout, OpenBox, Refurbished And Used iMacs" MacReviewZone 7:54 AM
  • "iPod Classic Buyer's Guide... Prices $101 to $249 -New, Closeout, Refurbished, Used And Discounted" MacReviewZone 7:54 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:23 AM

  • "Stand back — we don't know how big this My Book Studio is gonna get" AppleDailyReport 8:25 AM
  • "Casio G-Shock GB-6900AA Bluetooth iPhone watch multiple colours pictures and hands-on" Pocket-lint 7:52 AM
  • "The Fitbit Flex Improves on Its Rivals" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:23 AM
  • "The SwitchEasy Cara Case for the iPad 2, 3 & 4 Review" Run Around Tech 8:30 AM
  • "Batman: Arkham City review/Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "Review: Bluetooth 4.0 'Passport' smart watch from Martian Watches" 9 to 5 Mac 5:31 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Magellan RoadMate (for iPhone)" PC Magazine 9:38 AM
  • "Snapguide Makes Creating a How-To a Snap" MacNewsWorld 9:36 AM
  • "LogMeIn for iPad and iPhone review: Remotely control your Mac/PC over WiFi/3G with essential app from LogMeIn" Macworld UK 8:34 AM
  • "10 Must Have Apps That Support Apple's Passbook" Best App Site 10:22 AM
  • "Ringya Review: Ringya transforms digital and paper contact lists into organized mobile ones, and it even comes with contextual caller ID so users always know who's calling." 148Apps 10:41 AM
  • "Life is Magic Review" Mac|Life 10:29 AM
  • "Quento for iPhone and iPad review" iMore 3:41 PM
  • "View Trending Stories From Facebook & Twitter With NewsWhip For iOS" AddictiveTips 8:30 AM
  • "Fridge Words May Very Well Be The 'Coolest' Word Game On iOS" App Advice 10:39 AM
  • "These iOS games revitalize the adventure genre" Appolicious 3:40 PM
  • "'Battle of the Bulge' for iPad Review - A Grognard's Wardream" Touch Arcade 3:32 PM
  • "Reviving a dead Apple remote" Macworld 11:50 AM
  • "How to turn off in-app purchases" Telegraph 8:43 AM
  • "Get Your Archived Mail Back To The Inbox On Your iPhone [iOS Tips] Cult of Mac 2:48 PM
  • "Low-Cost iPhone to Use Plastic or Hybrid Plastic/Metal Design, Due in Late 2013" MacRumors 10:41 PM
  • "Apple can't respond to rumors of iPhone 5 cuts even if it wanted to" The Loop 6:05 PM
  • "Another theory on Apple's stock price" Marco Arment 5:37 PM
  • "Yes, Phil, there is an iPhone Mini" I, Cringely 5:38 PM
  • "Apple is still a great company, but it's no longer defying economic gravity" BGR 3:02 PM
  • "Is Apple The Old Facebook And Facebook The New Apple?" Seeking Alpha 1:54 PM
  • "Apple's Swan Song: What's in store for Apple as it makes its descent into irrelevance?" PC Magazine 1:38 PM
  • "Google, Apple face new smartphone threat" MarketWatch 1:38 PM
  • "Editorial: 2013"s 10 Big Apple Trends, Spotted At CES Article" iLounge 12:18 PM
  • "Apple Makes New Rule to Combat Bad App-les" Intego 11:52 AM
  • "Poll: is the time nigh for an Apple phablet?" iDownload Blog 11:50 AM
  • "Apple's Most Innovative Crown Slips (And Did So A Year Ago)" Forbes 11:49 AM
  • "What Can Apple Do With A Cheaper iPhone That's Unique?" Business Insider 11:48 AM
  • "Smartphones: China's next great economic indicator" Fortune 10:35 AM
  • "For Now, Marketing is More Important Than Innovation" Tech.pinions 9:59 AM
  • "Apple's Rocky Week Set To Begin As Uncertainty Takes Hold" App Advice 8:40 AM
  • "Apple Drops Below $500 on Reports of Weak iPhone 5 Demand" Mashable 9:36 AM
  • "The iPhone 5's Screen Size: Too Small? Too Big? Should Apple Have A Bigger Screen?" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "The iOS ecosystem just works. Other operating systems take up more effort." PalmAddict 7:54 AM
  • "Why Apple is slashing iPhone 5 parts orders by 50 percent?" CEOWorld Magazine 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft (barely) sells a million Surface units" iDownload Blog 1:54 PM
  • "Intel CES 2013: A Game Changing Year Ahead"  Patently Apple 12:15 PM
  • "Review: Google Nexus 4 low-cost Android 4.2 smartphone" The Register 11:51 AM
  • "'Smart' appliances are stupid" Slate 11:29 AM
  • "IT pros reveal the best career advice they ever received" Network World 11:19 AM
  • "10 superb free tools for all of your basic business needs" PCWorld 11:17 AM
  • "Good-bye -- and good riddance -- to spinning disk: Life will be much improved after we've cast off the shackles of ancient storage technology" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "How To Protect Your PC From The Big Hacker Attack That's Going On Right Now" Business Insider 12:50 PM
  • "5 robots that want to lend a hand" [Slideshow] CNNMoney 10:50 AM
  • "Is The PC Market Dead? It Depends On Your Perspective" Forbes 10:49 AM
  • "Ready, set, compete: The benefits of IT innovation" Computerworld 10:39 AM
  • "Who Wins, iOS or Android? Both, But Pity Everyone Else." Forbes 10:02 AM
  • "Beyond BYOD: The Shift to People-Centric IT" Forbes 10:00 AM
  • "Dude, we're gonna need more wireless/One big lesson from CES: Network bandwidth will be critical to wireless growth" Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "6 trends we saw at CES 2013" CNN 10:34 AM
  • "CES Summary: Evolution Of User-Centric Computing" Forbes 9:56 AM
  • "Why You're Going to Buy a TV This Year, and What That Means for Apple, Samsung and Everyone Else" AllThingsD 9:42 AM
  • "What's Facebook Got Up Its Sleeve?" TheStreet 9:33 AM
  • "Still Hoping For A La Carte Cable Channel Options? Don'T Hold Your Breath" BGR 10:39 AM
  • "The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch" ReadWrite 8:26 AM
  • "What people expect out of the new iPhone [hilarious graphic] Edible Apple 11:39 AM
  • "The vicious cycle of the cable bill." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:50 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Henge Docks Horizontal Docking Station" iLounge 2:47 PM
  • "Sound Cover: Travel Speaker and Entertainment Case for iPad" PadGadget 2:39 PM
  • "ON.EARZ Preps Entry to US Headphone Market with Elvis & AC/DC" The Mac Observer 2:37 PM
  • "BT SmartTalk app for iPhone and Android saves on mobile charges" V3 12:16 PM
  • "Jam For iPhone Hopes To Make You A Rock Star One Song At A Time" App Advice 11:53 AM
  • "The 10 Coolest iPhone and iPad Cases From CES" Mashable 11:52 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of January 14: iLife, Creating Art with a Scanner, a Swap Meet and More" The MUG Center 11:39 AM
  • "This Is The Perfect Homemade Stand For Your iPad [Image] Cult of Mac 10:35 AM
  • "Future of Mobility Showcased by ZAGG Inc at 2013 International CES" Business Wire 10:04 AM
  • "Waze, The Navigation App Apple Supposedly Wanted To Buy, Hits Another Update" App Advice 8:40 AM
  • "ClamCase Pro makes your iPad look like a thick MacBook Air" Engadget 8:31 AM
  • "US Bank tests mobile payments with NFC-enabled iPhone case" Electronista 8:28 AM
  • "The NRA launches a target-practice shooting app on iOS...for ages 4+" The Next Web 7:36 AM
  • "BT launches SmartTalk iOS app, letting its UK customers access their home phone plan on their iPhone" The Next Web 7:36 AM
  • "Learn About the Water Cycle - A Puzzle Blast w/ Water Cycles for iOS!" prMac 10:33 AM
  • "iSpotPro for KIDS is a engaging app built specifically for kids" prMac 8:29 AM
  • "Day2Life Planner- Powerful Planning for Success Seekers" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "The Evolution Prize is evolving on your iPhone" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Musicopoulos Puts Music Theory In The Palm Of Your Hand" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Hue Color Picker v2.0 released for iOS" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Develop on an iPad, Sell on the App Store with techBASIC App Builder" prMac 7:36 AM
  • "Packing Pro Developer Launches New Shopping Pro App" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "HEX IT - Truly challenging puzzle game for iPad" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Food RX (Free) 1.0 release for iOS and New Food RX update submitted" prMac 7:35 AM
  • "Fingerpaint Magic - The magic of finger painting on iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:35 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Dell in talks to go private, shares surge" Reuters 8:33 PM
  • "Dell's Shares Surge On Rumors Of Private-Equity Buyout" Forbes 3:33 PM
  • "Dell Considers Going Private, Again" AllThingsD 3:34 PM
  • "Dell Held Talks to Go Private" [Paid Membership Required] 6:18 PM
  • "Dell Shares Surge After Report of Possible Buyout" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:35 PM
  • "Dell on the Block" [Video Report] CNBC 3:32 PM
  • "Dell Buyout Talks Heat Up" [Video Report] CNBC 3:32 PM
  • "Gartner Says Q4 PC Shipments Down 5% To 90.3M Units, HP Edges Out Lenovo, And Windows 8 Fizzles As Multiscreen Theory Fails To Materialize" TechCrunch 11:44 AM
  • "HP Retakes Top Spot From Lenovo as PC Market Shipments Fall" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "HP holds slender PC lead over Lenovo in Q4, says IDC" Computerworld 11:47 AM
  • "HP maintains seat atop wheezing, spavined PC market" Channel Register 11:49 AM
  • "HP bosses rake in $65m in bonuses as tech giant flounders" V3 11:54 AM
  • "Can HP finally turn it around?" [Video Report] CNNMoney 9:54 AM
  • "HP heads to court as Austin IT staffers jump ship and move to GM" Computerworld 11:19 AM
  • "With a few tweaks to 3PAR, HP might crash all-flash array party" The Register 11:51 AM
  • "Microsoft posts an emergency patch for Internet Explorer" IDG News Service 11:17 AM
  • "Microsoft to patch IE zero-day flaw today: A fix for a vulnerability hitting Internet Explorer versions 6 through 8 will be rolled out today at 10 a.m. PT." CNET News 10:09 AM
  • "Microsoft flings out emergency patch for Iatest gaping IE hole: Monday 'fun' for sysadmins" The Register 11:51 AM
  • "CES 2013: Microsoft exec makes the case for Windows Phone 8" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:08 AM
  • "Windows Phone 8 Nominated for Design Award" WSJ Blogs 10:00 AM
  • "Read the fine print before 'downgrading' to Windows 7: A new report explains in very straightforward language what you need to know to stay in compliance with Microsoft's licensing rules" InfoWorld 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Estimate Cut in Half to 1 Million Units at UBS" Bloomberg 12:48 PM
  • "Only 1M Surface tablets sold last quarter -- analyst" CNET News 12:52 PM
  • "Now Microsoft 'actively investigates' Surface slab jailbreak tool" The Register 11:50 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer its 'Drawbridge' virtualization technology on top of its Windows Azure cloud" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Java still contains security flaws, experts claim: Oracle issued an emergency update to its widely-used Java web software on Sunday, but experts say it still contains security flaws." BBC 10:21 AM
  • "Oracle updates Java, but security experts say bugs remain" Reuters [Free Registration Required] 10:04 AM
  • "Oracle rushes patch to quash critical Java bugs: Researcher stands by accusation that Oracle should have fixed one of the flaws last fall" Computerworld 10:38 AM
  • "Oracle Patches Java Vulnerability" AllThingsD 10:05 AM
  • "Oracle Rushes Out Java Security Patch" CRN 10:36 AM
  • "Security experts on Java: Fixing zero-day exploit could take 'two years'" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Oracle says Java is fixed; feds maintain warning" Yahoo! News 5:51 PM
  • "IBM may consider Splunk takeover: report" ZDNet 12:03 PM
  • "Big Data: Stop Focusing On Size/It's not the size of your data, it's what you do with it, says IBM analytics executive." InformationWeek 10:52 AM
  • "Lenovo plans to roll out Intel- or ARM-based Android notebook/tablet convertibles in 1H13" DigiTimes 10:42 AM
  • "Acer loses 3rd spot to Dell in Q4 notebook shipments" ZDNet 12:04 PM
  • "Cisco eager to regain ground as network security leader" Reuters 12:43 PM
  • "YOUR Cisco VoIP phone is easily TAPPED, warns CompSci prof" The Register 11:50 AM
  • "IT Salaries Expected to Grow Only Slightly in 2013" CIO 11:20 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple stock drop lingers following iPhone parts reports" CNET News 3:31 PM
  • "Apple is record cheap at $500" MarketWatch 12:18 PM
  • "Stop the Apple Insanity!"  TheStreet 9:34 AM
  • "Apple Falls Below $500, It's The Gift That Keeps On Giving" Forbes 9:30 AM
  • "Apple shares flirt with $500 following iPhone 5 demand worries: Some reports have suggested that the iPhone is experiencing weaker-than-expected demand, pushing Apple's shares lower." CNET News 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's Stock Tests $500, Time To Change Strategy?" Forbes 10:20 AM
  • "Apple slides 3%, briefly dips below $500" CNNMoney 8:41 AM
  • "If Apple Shares Stay Under $500 For Long, Look Out Below!" 24/7 Wall St. 10:39 AM
  • "As Apple's share price plummets, HTC surges" BGR 11:48 AM
  • "AAPL tanks below $500 following weak iPhone 5 demand news" iDownload Blog 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Cuts iPhone 5 Production, Stock Falls: Is the Age of Apple Over?" Daily Ticker 9:01 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Drop as Apple Tumbles on IPhone Report" Bloomberg 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Dips Below $500 Per Share on iPhone 5 Parts" [Video Report] Bloomberg 8:13 AM
  • "Apple shares drop below $500 after Reported cuts in iPhone 5 parts orders:" MacDailyNews 8:31 AM
  • "Is today the day Apple's stock drops below $500 a share?" Quartz 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Likely To Crush Analyst Estimates With 53 Million Q1 iPhone Shipments" Seeking Alpha 8:11 AM
  • "Apple drops on demand worries, leaving futures lower" Reuters 8:07 AM
  • "Analyst expectations for Apple's 1st quarter of 2013" Macworld UK 9:36 AM
  • "Apple Shares Are Diving After Report Of Weak iPhone Demand" Business Insider 7:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Vs. Apple: Which Is The Better Buy?" Seeking Alpha 8:13 AM
  • "Dialog Semi Falls on Nikkei's Apple IPhone Cutback Report" Bloomberg 8:14 AM
  • "Microsoft Vs. Apple: Which Is The Better Buy?" Seeking Alpha 7:30 AM
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Dell shares soar; Apple weighs on tech/PC maker reportedly looking to go private; Apple falls on iPhone 5 concerns" MarketWatch 4:18 PM
  • "Apple erases $17 billion from stock market: Nasdaq, S&P 500 finish lower; Dow manages a slight gain" MarketWatch 4:18 PM
  • "S&P 500 Falls as Apple Slump Overshadows Rally in Dell" Bloomberg 4:19 PM
  • "Stocks End Mixed; Apple Falls Near $500, Dell Soars 13%" CNBC 4:19 PM
  • "Apple Shares Pressure Wall Street" FOXBusiness 10:51 AM
  • "Stocks Finish Mixed as Apple, Bank Shares Fall" TheStreet 4:20 PM
  • "Tech in focus as Apple drags, Dell rallies" CNNMoney 4:21 PM
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  • "Stocks: Quiet ahead of busy earnings week" CNNMoney 9:30 AM
  • "London slips; Lloyds jumps as CEO beats targets" MarketWatch 12:38 PM
  • "Asia Markets: 3.1% rally makes China runaway Asia leader" MarketWatch 9:36 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe slips ahead of Bernanke; TNT plunges/French banks gain on upgrade; deals boost Swatch and St. Gobain" MarketWatch 12:12 PM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:43 PM
  • "3 Big Data Tech Stocks To Buy Now" Forbes 10:01 AM
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