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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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  • "Can Apple Still Dent the Universe?"  Cult of Mac 2:39 PM
  • "iPhone Plus Could Steal A Winning Play From The iPad Mini's Playbook, In Reverse"  Forbes 8:17 AM
  • "Paul Kedrosky Has A Fascinating Theory About What Has Gone Wrong At Apple"  Business Insider 12:37 PM
  • "Apple phone sales overtake Samsung for the first time" IDG News Service 1:28 PM
  • "Apple analysts: Stupid or lazy? Lazy, according to a study of firms, like Apple, with periodic 14-week quarters" Fortune 5:30 PM
  • "Apple May Lose iPhone Naming Rights In Brazil" Forbes 4:41 PM
  • "Lenovo Wants A Piece Of Apple, Samsung" Forbes 8:17 AM
  • "4 February 'Feel Good' Factors For Apple Fanatics" Seeking Alpha 12:21 PM
  • "Kodak completes patent sale to Apple, Google consortium" iDownload Blog 4:43 PM
  • "Apple Becomes Largest Mobile Phone Vendor in United States in Q4 2012"  Strategy Analytics 2/1
  • "Apple biggest phone maker in the U.S. for the first time: Apple bests Samsung by selling 17.7 million iPhones in Q4, as U.S. market share increases to 34%" IDG News Service 2/1
  • "With 18M iPhones sold during Q4, Apple outsells Samsung in U.S." GigaOM 2/1
  • "Apple Becomes Top Mobile Phone Vendor in the US for First Time" The Next Web 2/1
  • "Apple Ousts Samsung As No.1 Mobile Maker In U.S. In Q4 2012 — Taking Record 34% Marketshare, Says Strategy Analytics" TechCrunch 2/1
  • "Apple overtakes Samsung as top U.S. mobile phone maker" CNET News 2/1
  • "Apple Overtakes Samsung With 34% of U.S. Mobile Market" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "Apple Becomes Top Mobile-Phone Vendor in U.S. During Fourth Quarter" [Paid Membership Required] 2/1
  • "Apple makes modest gains in Chinese phone share" Electronista 2/1
  • "Apple Executives Meet with Turkish President to Discuss $4.5 Billion iPad Education Initiative"  MacRumors 2/1
  • "Apple Absolutely Has To Make An iPhone With A Bigger Screen"  Business Insider 2/1
  • "Court denies Apple rehearing on Galaxy Nexus injunction plea: Apple said the court had introduced a new requirement for issuing injunctions" IDG News Service 2/1
  • "Are Apple users superior? Do Apple's mobile devices lead in the U.S. because of technological elitism? Of course not."  Fortune 2/1
  • "Java updates available for OS X on February 1, 2013" Apple Support 4:43 PM
  • "Oracle rushes out another Java update, fixing 50 vulnerabilities" PCWorld 4:41 PM
  • "Apple updates Java for Snow Leopard following blockage: Following a recent addition of Java to its plug-in blacklist, Apple has issued an update to its supported Java versions." CNET Reviews 6:30 PM
  • "Apple Product Security - Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 12" Help Net Security 9:27 PM
  • "Macworld/iWorld 2013: OmniFocus 2 debuts" AppleTell 8:13 AM
  • "Lynx Sightings Rise, Mac OS X 10.9 Beta Nears" Tapscape 9:46 AM
  • "Java browser plug-in on OS X re-enabled with update to Java 7" 9 to 5 Mac 2/1
  • "Apple's anti-malware blacklists Java 7 plug-in again" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Apple ticks off Mac users with silent shutdown of Java 7: Company sets XProtect to treat Java as malware, leaving Java-dependent users scrambling for guidance" InfoWorld 2/1
  • "Apple Thinks iWork Pro with Newly Acquired Patents" Patently Apple 2/1
  • "Apple nabs 18 patents related to 'axis-based user interface technology'" CNET News 2/1
  • "Apple Looking To Reimagine User Interface In iLife Apps?" AppleBitch 2/1
  • "Desktop Operating System Market Share" [Mac: 7.08%] NetMarketshare 2/1
  • "Don't type this phrase on your Mac unless you like crashing it: 'File:///'" 9 to 5 Mac 8:14 AM
  • "Strange Bug Causes Instant App Crashes in Mac OS X by Typing File:///" OS X Daily 2:39 PM
  • "Typing Eight Characters Will Crash Almost Every OS X 'Mountain Lion' App" Forbes 7:25 PM
  • "Q&A: MacFixIt Answers/This week, readers sent in questions about keeping a Mac clean and optimized, external drive permissions, and other topics." CNET Reviews 2/1
  • "Mastering The Option Key On Your OS X Mac [Feature] Cult of Mac 12:19 PM
  • "First look: Boinx Software's iStopMotion 2" AppleInsider 9:26 PM
  • "How to Take and Edit Screenshots For Tutorials" Mactuts+ 2/1
  • "Mac Gems: Inky offers a fresh, human take on email" Macworld 2/1
  • "MacMost Now 821: Spell Checking In Multiple Language In Pages" MacMost 2/1
  • "Even More Mastering The Option Key Tricks And Tips [OS X Tips] Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "Transferring PDF digital booklets between iTunes libraries" iLounge 2/1
  • "Here's The Alarm And Timer App That Every Mac User Needs In The Menubar" NoodleMac 2/1
  • "6 Ways To Use The Swiss Army Knife Of Mac Utilities (think launcher, finder, organizer)" Mac 360 2/1
  • "3 Cheap Ways To Control Flash, Destroy Flash, Or Keep Flash Out Of Your Mac Life" TeraTalks 2/1
  • "Try The Nutty Way To Improve Your Mac's Speed And Save Battery Life That Actually Works" Mac 360 2/1
  • "What's The Better Way To View And Switch To Open Apps? A Cute App Apple Should Buy" BohemianBoomer 2/1
  • "An Ancient Way Of Learning Is Made Completely New Again On The Mac, iPhone, And iPad" McSolo 2/1
  • "Intuit gives pre 64 bit Snow Leopard users yet another reason to stay put" hittingthesweetspot 4:23 PM
Press Releases
  • "Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12, Oracle Patches Available" FairerPlatform 2:06 PM
  • "Find Out More About Your Mac With iStat Menus" Forbes 8:48 AM
  • "Cloak Protects Your OS X and iOS Network Data from Prying Eyes" The Mac Observer 2/1
  • "SCSC Releases a Major Update of Scannerz for Mac OS X" prMac 2/1
  • "MacX DVD Ripper Pro Updated to Rip DVD to ISO Image/MKV with Fast Speed" prMac 2/1
  • "Omni Group unveils OmniFocus 2, OmniPlan, OmniOutliner 4 for Mac: After going 'iPad or bust,' the company's getting back to the Mac." Ars Technica 2/1
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's iPad Market Share Slips Farther Below 50%" Forbes 5:40 PM
  • "The Path To Being A Great Social Networking App Is Paved With Privacy Issues" App Advice 8:08 AM
  • "Expo Notes: iOS apps mixing more business with pleasure" Macworld 2:39 PM
  • "Macworld|iWorld 2013 in photos: on and off the show floor" Ars Technica 2:39 PM
  • "Macworld Best of Show: Where are they now?" [Slideshow] Macworld 5:30 PM
  • "Macworld/iWorld: Color from the show floor" [Slideshow] Macworld 9:29 AM
  • "SNL's Fred Armisen talks Steve Jobs, love of tech at Macworld" AppleInsider 8:07 AM
  • "The business of weather watching gets a phone app" Reuters 5:34 PM
  • "Path Fined $800,000 By FTC For iOS Privacy Violations" Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "Path and the FTC" Path 2/1
  • "Web startup Path to pay $800,000 to settle privacy charges" Reuters 2/1
  • "Path reaches $800,000 settlement with FTC over iOS privacy issue" Ars Technica 2/1
  • "Path Reaches Settlement with FTC Over Address Book Privacy Concerns" MacRumors 2/1
  • "Infographic shows where Apple spends its money" iDownload Blog 2/1
  • "iPhone app price drops grow revenue an average of 159% in 7 days" AppleInsider 2/1
  • "Apple TV To Get An HBO Go App By Mid-2013 [Rumor] Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "HBO In Discussions To Bring Content To Apple TV" AppleBitch 2/1
  • "Apple iOS App Revenue More Than Three Times Higher Than Android" PadGadget 2/1
  • "Samsung mocks Apple in a Super Bowl teaser" Fortune 2/1
  • "Samsung's Superbowl ad teaser mocks Apple's patent war" The Inquirer 2/1
  • "Macworld/iWorld 2013 Best of Show winners" Macworld 2/1
  • "After Nearly 30 Years, Apple Fans Still Flock to Macworld" MacNewsWorld 2/1
  • "Fanboys and fangirls descend upon Macworld 2013" Silicon Valley 2/1
  • "Expo Notes: Tesseract MacBook stand uses its power for good" Macworld 2/1
  • "How Jobs Made Kutcher Weep And Our Best-Of-Show Picks On The CultCast [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "jOBS: Ashton Kutcher says taking on the role of Jobs 'changed me as a person'" Digital Trends 2/1
  • "The xPrintServer Lets You Use Any Printer With Your iOS Device [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "The Fun And Freaky Side Of Macworld 2013 [Gallery] Cult of Mac 2/1
  • "Temple Run 2 beats Angry Birds' download record" The Inquirer 2/1
  • "'Temple Run 2' Downloaded 50 Million Times in Less than Two Weeks" Touch Arcade 2/1
Non-Apple News
  • "You May Have Received An Email Last Night Saying Facebook Owes You $10" Business Insider 7:58 AM
  • "The Super Bowl of Video Games. Literally." Time 2/1
  • "Quantum crypto still not proven, claim Cambridge experts" The Register 2/1
  • "Filthy! old! blog! bug! blamed! for! Yahoo! webmail! hijacks! Yahoo! webmail accounts are being hijacked by hackers exploiting an eight-month-old bug in the web giant's blog, security biz Bitdefender warns." The Register 2/1
  • "GTA V delayed, will launch on September 17" TG Daily 2/1
  • "TeliaSonera Chief Nyberg Quits After Uzbek Bribery Report" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "Facebook doesn't talk to Google, says Zuckerberg" Mashable 2/1
  • "Google Gets Its Act Together: New Nexus 4 Orders Reaching Customers In As Little As 48 Hours" TechCrunch 2/1
  • "Google begs for secrecy as it files Glass design with FCC" The Register 2/1
  • "Google's Project Glass becomes clearer as fresh details emerge" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Rotund Mega baron Dotcom offers bounty for breaking his crypto: Kim Dotcom is offering a prize of € 10,000 ($13,600) for anyone who can break the cryptography of Mega, his recently launched cloud-based storage site." The Register 2/1
  • "French website hits stumbling block indexing Mega files: Mega is keen to avoid copyright infringement accusations" IDG News Service 2/1
  • "Verizon launches prepaid plans for 3G phones starting at $60" CNET News 2/1
  • "BlackBerry's Z10 U.S. launch hits roadblock" Bloomberg [Free Registration Required] 2/1
  • "Panasonic-Sharp Win Time for Turnarounds as Yen Boosts Earnings" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "PlayStation 4 buzz begins as Sony teases February event" PCWorld 2/1
  • "Mega explains removal of public files after blocking a third-party search engine that indexed user uploads" The Next Web 2/1
  • "Macworld – Boom's Bluetooth Speaker Takes Your Music Almost Everywhere" MacVoicesTV 12:18 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets TechnoBuffalo's Roy Choi, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger, and the NPD Group's Stephen Baker, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 2/1
  • "Apple to End Mac Pro Sales in Europe — For the Time Being" AllThingsD 2/1
  • "Apple to stop shipping Mac Pro to Europe from March" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Apple ditches Mac Pro line in run up to EU policy changes" V3 2/1
  • "Apple acquires eighteen user interface patents from Maya-Systems" iMore 2/1
  • "Mobile/Tablet Operating System Market Share" [iOS: 60.56%] NetMarketshare 2/1
  • "Mobile/Tablet Browser Market Share" [Safari: 61.02%] NetMarketshare 2/1
  • "Android's Web share down 13% since Nov.; Apple's is up 1%" Fortune 2/1
  • "We're not making this up: Apple trademarks the SHOP/Rectangular tables protected, no word on rounded corners" The Register 2/1
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Geared For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $2.99), The iPad Version Is Also Free" Apple Sliced 10:05 AM
  • "Rune Gems -Deluxe For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $2.99)" Apple Sliced 10:05 AM
  • "Sketch Rolls-Unique Sketching, Note Taking and Drawing Application For iPad Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 10:05 AM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 17 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 8:14 AM
  • "Royal Envoy HD (Premium) For iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $4.99)" Apple Sliced 2/1
  • "SimplePhysics For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 2/1
  • "EDGE Extended For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $2.99)" Apple Sliced 2/1
  • "Rarefied Retina MacBook Pros get priced closer to earth: The Retina MacBook Pro gets price cuts ranging between $150 and $200 at Best Buy." CNET News 2/1
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 2/1
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 2/1
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 2/1
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -13 Inch Models -$750 To $2,199 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2/1
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -15 Inch Models -Prices From $1,200 to $3,049 -Best Prices, Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 2/1
  • "Apple iPad 3rd Generation Models -Up To $354 Off Original Prices" MacReviewZone 2/1
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Prices $670 To $1,599 -Prices, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 2/1
  • "13-inch Retina MacBook Pro for $1515, 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro $1999 at Amazon" 9 to 5 Mac 2/1

  • "Hands on: Double Robotics' telepresence robot for iPad" Electronista 8:12 PM
  • "Review: Mapi Cases Perga Leather Case for iPad Mini" Run Around Tech 8:20 AM
  • "Review: Comply Comfort T-series replacement earbud phone tips" Canadian Reviewer 5:40 PM
  • "Hands on: Goal Zero's Switch 8, Sherpa 50 portable chargers" Electronista 8:04 AM
  • "I Never Thought I'd Like This iPhone Case As Much As I Did" Business Insider 7:58 AM
  • "Review: A Cheap, Crap Lightning Connector Cable" AppleBitch 7:50 AM
  • "Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Pro review" AppleTell 8:13 AM
  • "Surface RT versus iPad: Which is better for work?"  ZDNet 2/1
  • "Review: OCZ Vector SSD" MacTrast 2/1
  • "Apple Lightning to USB Cable review: Replacement for Apple's new iOS device power and syncing cable" Macworld UK 2/1
  • "Review X-Doria Dash Icon Rising Hearts iPhone 5 Case" Run Around Tech 2/1
  • "Something a bit fishy about the Epicarp iPad mini case" AppleDailyReport 2/1
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Ghostbusters Game on iOS" AppleTell 2:08 PM
  • "Another Interesting Photography App with Frames: Momentsia for iPad and iPhone" eXtensions 8:46 AM
  • "Go Back In Time To Capture The Perfect Photo With timelyy For iPhone" AddictiveTips 8:08 AM
  • "Add Image Effects To The Stock iPhone Photos App With PhotoFilters" AddictiveTips 8:08 AM
  • "VJAM For iPhone Turns Your Boring Videos Into High-Quality Movies" Redmond Pie 8:20 AM
  • "Expo Notes: Jam for iPhone is karaoke with a twist" Macworld 7:52 AM
  • "Review: Use PayPal for iOS to make safe online payments" Macworld 2/1
  • "Review: FreshBooks is a nifty accounting tool for iOS" Macworld 2/1
  • "Review: Sell or purchase items on-the-go with eBay for iOS" Macworld 2/1
  • "Penultimate For iPad Now Free; Gets Evernote Sync & Handwriting Search" AddictiveTips 2/1
  • "InFocus Pro: iOS Project Management Suite With A Sketch Pad For Notes" AddictiveTips 2/1
  • "iOS apps for resellers" Macworld 2/1
  • "Logophiles Rejoice! Download Wordflex Touch Dictionary – iPad App Review" PadGadget 2/1
  • "How Much Should You Be Making In Your Job? What Do Others Make? An iPhone App Knows" Mac 360 2/1
  • "'Cracking Sands' Review - Polarbit Takes on the Kart Racer" Touch Arcade 2/1
  • "Rescue Rush Review: Rescue Rush turns actual street maps into one giant game of Pac-Man." 148Apps 2/1
  • "How to Use Passbook & Ask Siri to Buy Movie Tickets in iOS 6.1" The Mac Observer 12:18 PM
  • "How to follow along with the Super Bowl on iPhone and iPad" iMore 1:28 PM
  • "Ask Rick: do iPhone and iPad use GPS? A reader wants to know if he can use an iPhone and iPad as an emergency backup for the navigation equipment on his boat." Telegraph 7:56 AM
  • "Did Someone Really Receive a Trademark for the Name Steve Jobs in Turkey?" Patently Apple 7:26 PM
  • "Windows 8 iPad killers: Round 1/Be careful what you wish for: Windows 8 tablets that promise to offer a twofer tablet-laptop device -- something not offered by Apple on the iPad -- are here. But are they up to the task?"  CNET News 5:32 PM
  • "How I was able to achieve all my computing needs, for one week, just by using my iPhone 5" PalmAddict 12:18 PM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: So much better than Apple" Macworld 9:30 AM
  • "Reality Absorption Field: Forms without Apple function" TUAW 8:13 AM
  • "Are transparent displays dumb or brilliant? The answer is yes. See-through screens won't be used in phones and tablets, but they'll enable your windows to run Windows. A see-through iPhone hit the Google+ 'What's Hot' list this week. One day later, a transparent-display iPad hit the list as well." Computerworld 8:11 AM
  • "When Rumors Go Left on Stupid, They're Actually Quite Funny" Patently Apple 2/1
  • "Meet, The Transparent iPad – [Concept, Video] RazorianFly 2/1
  • "What's Apple's next big thing? A low-cost iPhone? An Apple TV set? Four experts tackled the issue at Macworld 2013" Fortune 2/1
  • "This Awesome iPad Concept Features An All-Transparent Body [Video] Redmond Pie 2/1
  • "Year-old iPhone 4S spontaneously combusts and oozes acid, but Apple refuses to replace it" VentureBeat 2/1
  • "The 5 best-selling phones in the U.S. are from just 2 companies: Apple and Samsung" VentureBeat 2/1
  • "iPhone Plus: Why a big-screen iPhone isn't really that crazy" VentureBeat 2/1
  • "How Product Differentiation And Liquid Metal May Combine To Make The iPhone Of The Future" Mac 360 2/1
  • "Branding: Apple's all over it" AppleTell 2/1
  • "Apple Beats Samsung... For Now" TheStreet 2/1
  • "Samsung's Super Bowl Teaser Shows a Welcome Sense of Humor about Apple Lawsuits" Forbes 2/1
  • "Admit It, Samsung's Super Bowl Ad Is Funny Even Though It Pokes Fun At Apple" App Advice 2/1
  • "What will it take to make a Retina iPad mini realistic?"  MacFormat 2/1
  • "Fifth-Generation iPad Rumors Starting To Sound The Same, Which Is A Big Deal" App Advice 2/1
  • "Here Comes The Best iPad Ever" Quartz 2/1
  • "The Collapse Of Steve Jobs' Empire And Other Quaint Tales" Forbes 2/1
  • "Graphic: Is this Apple's new lineup of mobile devices?" Fortune 2/1
  • "If Apple's iPad Has A 50-percent Market Share, What Do Other Tablets Owners Do With Their Tablets?" PixoBebo 2/1
  • "Nintendo and the hardware business" Marco Arment 8:29 PM
  • "BlackBerry 10: Right For You? Use these smartphone decision points to compare BlackBerry 10 to its Apple, Android and Windows Phone rivals." InformationWeek 9:36 AM
  • "Dear Dell: Don't you dare" Fortune 2/1
  • "Novell aims to remake image: Will it work?" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Q&A: can my tablet replace my cable TV?" USA Today 2/1
  • "Why you should care about cyber espionage" PCWorld 2/1
  • "The cloud is coming to your business, like it or not/Survey: Significant adoption often had nothing to do with IT, suggesting many businesses have pulled ahead of their CIOs" InfoWorld 2/1
  • "Hot or not: 10 tech trends for 2013" [Slideshow] InfoWorld 2/1
  • "Sony Likely To Unveil PlayStation 4 On Feb. 20, But We'll Need To See More Than A Spec Show" TechCrunch 2/1
  • "5 tech tips for enjoying the Super Bowl" CNN 2/1
  • "BlackBerry 10: Forget about the phone - it's the OS that really counts" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Which Apps Are Coming to BlackBerry 10 - And Which Aren't?" PC Magazine 2/1
  • "The End Of Smartphones: A First-Hand Account Of What It's Like Wearing Google Glass"  Business Insider 2/1
  • "Chromebook 101: How to make your new toy more Apple-y" TUAW 2/1
  • "Three Months with Microsoft's Office 365" AnandTech 2/1
  • "Nest, The iPod Of Smart Home Tech, Preps Consumers For The Future" ReadWrite 2/1
  • "Who owns your social media account and community when you resign?" memeburn 2/1
  • "Hey Dad! I just wrote my first Blackberry App!" The PC Weenies [cartoon] 2/1
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Expo Notes: Henge Horizontal Dock for MacBook" Macworld 6:29 PM
  • "Macworld/iWorld 2013: Day two video review" AppleTell 5:31 PM
  • "'Temple Run 2' Updates With Improved Performance On Older iOS Devices" RazorianFly 2:39 PM
  • "The many iPhone cases of Macworld / iWorld 2013" AppleTell 2:08 PM
  • "Slope: the elegant iPad stand at Macworld / iWorld 2013" AppleTell 12:41 PM
  • "Don't Miss This: Get Your FREE Copy Of 'Need For Speed: Most Wanted' For iOS" RazorianFly 12:40 PM
  • "Expo Notes: KiwiPixel shows off Inspire Pro update with live art demo (Video)" Macworld 12:40 PM
  • "Expo Notes: Adonit Jot Touch stylus uses new pressure sensing technology (Video)" Macworld 12:39 PM
  • "Expo Notes: Fishman's TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat" Macworld 12:39 PM
  • "Expo Notes: BuzzCard gives your blogs, podcasts that polished video edge" Macworld 12:39 PM
  • "Tidbit: Minecraft (Pocket Edition) 0.6.1, Bug Fixes" RazorianFly 9:30 AM
  • "FX Photo Studio for iPhone and iPad" iSource 8:15 AM
  • "LifeProof fr? for iPhone 5 Now available in Cyan, Magenta, and Dark Flat Earth" Run Around Tech 8:15 AM
  • "The BowBlade Takes iPhone Gaming To The Next Level [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 8:19 AM
  • "The LUMOback Sensor Can Help You Improve Your Posture [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 8:08 AM
  • "The Adonit Jot Touch Makes It Easy To Create Art On Your iPad [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "The CamRanger Lets You Wirelessly Control A DSLR From Your iPad [Macworld 2013] Cult of Mac 8:07 AM
  • "SLYco introduces Crazy Camera 1.0.0 - Now available on the App Store" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Roman Empire New Server Opening Announcement" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Emross War New Server Opening Announcement" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Popular Compass++ 3.0 app released with localisation in 30+ languages" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Pete the Postman for iOS: 3D, Twin Stick, Shooter/Strategy/Puzzle Game" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Hexahedria releases Wordchemy on the iOS App Store" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Drive The Most Realistic Space Shooter in Star Splitter 3D for iOS" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Balloonatic Pops onto the App Store" prMac 8:05 AM
  • "Expo Notes: Olloclip's camera lens system comes to the iPhone 5 (Video)" Macworld 7:52 AM
  • "Seagate's pocketable, self-powered Wireless Plus HDD streams content to multiple iOS devices" AppleInsider 2/1
  • "Fujitsu's ScanSnap iX500 digitizes 25 double-sided docs per minute; wins a Best of Show" AppleInsider 2/1
  • "Belkin's Thunderstorm speaker dock brings room-filling audio to iPad" AppleInsider 2/1
  • "Expo Notes: BowBlade lets you get physical with your iPhone gaming (Video)" Macworld 2/1
  • "Expo Notes: Monitor2Go a handy presentation display for the iPad" Macworld 2/1
  • "Expo Notes: Gigsky app offers international data without expensive roaming charges" Macworld 2/1
  • "Mirrorcase Lets You Take Super Stealthy iPhone Photos" Wired 2/1
  • "Sesame, The Newly-Launched Mobile Gifting App For iPhone, Becomes An Online Store" TechCrunch 2/1
  • "Top 5 Apps For Super Bowl XLVII" TheStreet 2/1
  • "Super Bowl Apps: The Must-Have Apps For Game Day" [Slideshow] ABCNews 2/1
  • "Watch the Macworld All-Star Band Live from Cirque du Mac Tonight" The Mac Observer 2/1
  • "Jam for iOS hopes to be 'Instagram for music'" TUAW 2/1
  • "ZipaClip gives you secure video sharing on iOS" TUAW 2/1
  • "PadGadget's Flashback Friday – Mutant Mudds, Free for Today Only" PadGadget 2/1
  • "Pocket for iOS update brings native Facebook sharing, easier article deletion and more" Digital Trends 2/1
  • "Keep your private pics safe with Secure Photo Storage 1.3.1 for iOS" prMac 2/1
  • "Dance Fitness Helps Everyone Learn, Practice and Perfect Dance Moves" prMac 2/1
  • "1 Bit Ball 1.0 Has Been Released!" prMac 2/1
  • "Arcade Action Gets Global with Happy Sheep for iOS!" prMac 2/1
  • "Blue Whale Apps and NACD Release Second Speech Therapy Apps" prMac 2/1
  • "BrainNook Releases iPad App To Help First Graders With Math Skills" prMac 2/1
  • "EverTrip 1.0 for iOS - Tekton's New Evernote Add-On Especially for Trips" prMac 2/1
  • "Fairy awakes on App Store in Gorgeous light refraction 3D puzzle game" prMac 2/1
  • "Hangul Match for iPhone/iPad, Game for Learning the Korean Hangul" prMac 2/1
  • "Kuyi Mobile Releases Streetfood Tycoon: World Tour for iOS" prMac 2/1
  • "LoeschWare, Apps for Kids, Stands Out from the Crowd with Latest App" prMac 2/1
  • "Flash Phrase - Redefining the Social Word Game - Now Available on iOS" prMac 2/1
  • "Exciting New Makeup Game For Girls For iPad or iPhone" prMac 2/1
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Dell deal would restore PC makers' confidence" The Register 8:12 AM
  • "Dell nears buyout that could top $24 billion" Reuters 1:26 PM
  • "Is Dell's Buyout Move Coming This Monday?" HotHardware 1:20 PM
  • "What does Dell expect by going private?" MarketWatch 1:26 PM
  • "Windows 8 only has 2% market share so far, study says" Crave @ CNET 8:17 AM
  • "Windows 7 drops below 70% adoption on Steam, while Windows 8 passes Windows Vista and Ubuntu grabs 1%" The Next Web 12:50 PM
  • "Introducing the Open Source Rookie of the Year... Whoa, it's Microsoft" The Register 8:12 AM
  • "Microsoft explains how Office 365 allow you to access your files anywhere, just by signing in" WinBeta 1:20 PM
  • "Suddenly, A Bunch Of Yammer Employees Are Reporting To A Microsoft Exec" Business Insider 8:03 AM
  • "Microsoft at Bett: UK has 'so much more to do' in IT education" ITProPortal 1:25 PM
  • "Oracle Loses Bid to End HP Itanium Lawsuit" eWeek 1:25 PM
  • "AMD Announces New Winter Video Game Bundle: Never Settle Reloaded" AnandTech 4:42 PM
  • "Google moves closer to resolving EU investigation: Google's offer includes labelling its own services in search results to make them stand out from rival services" Reuters 1:20 PM
  • "Google's attempts to circumvent grant-back clauses are evil, hurt its reputation as a licensing partner" Foss Patents 8:14 AM
  • "FTC issues guidelines for mobile applications" Reuters 12:21 PM
  • "Google's Schmidt: 'Twitter Can No More Produce Analysis Than A Monkey Can Type Out A Work of Shakespeare'" TechCrunch 2:08 PM
  • "WSJ: Eric Schmidt calls China 'the most sophisticated and prolific' hacker of foreign firms" Engadget 2:08 PM
  • "China's Cyberattacks — At What Cost?" ChinaFile 8:03 AM
  • "Dell Could Announce Deal to Go Private as Soon as Monday" AllThingsD 2/1
  • "Dell Buyout Deal Could Come as Soon as Monday" Reuters 2/1
  • "Buyout Deal To Take Dell Private Could Be Announced On Monday" BGR 2/1
  • "Dell LBO Reportedly Could Come Monday At $15-$16 A Share" Forbes 2/1
  • "Michael Dell negotiating buyout at $13-$14 per share-sources" Reuters 2/1
  • "Buyout deal to take Dell private could be announced on Monday" BGR News 2/1
  • "Dell to go private in bid to dump ailing PC business" ComputerWeekly 2/1
  • "What does Dell expect by going private? Company is cursed by being known as a PC maker" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Dell to start shipping SAP Hana appliances to customers" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Microsoft Jams Thousands of Servers Into Boxes, Building Out $1 Billion Data Center" Wired Magazine 2/1
  • "Google's ActiveSync license turns German push patent suit against Microsoft into long shot" Foss Patents 2/1
  • "Google-beating patent troll targets Microsoft in search suit" V3 2/1
  • "Microsoft sued over search-related patents" Reuters 2/1
  • "Windows 8 share remains low, shows modest gains each month" ZDNet 2/1
  • "New report shows Windows 8 sales remain sluggish; no significant growth in sight" Computerworld Blogs 2/1
  • "Windows 8 ekes out 2.2 percent market share" CNET News 2/1
  • "Windows 8 Adoption Increased 2.26% In January" BGR 2/1
  • "Microsoft teases IE10 for Win7 with Blocker Toolkit: Microsoft has dropped a strong hint that the long-awaited version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 might actually ship soon – ironically, by releasing a tool that blocks installation of the browser on users' PCs." The Register 2/1
  • "Some users reporting Microsoft Office 365 access issues" ZDNet 2/1
  • "Has Microsoft finally embraced open source? By implementing Git in its developer tools, Microsoft is using GPL-licensed software -- and perhaps ending its war on open source" InfoWorld 2/1
  • "With Sony Set to Reveal Playstation 4, When Will Microsoft Respond?" Forbes 2/1
  • "Court rejects Oracle's bid for a quicker end to HP suit" Reuters 2/1
  • "HP workers halt legal fight against bosses over 29,000 job cuts: HP employees have 'withdrawn' legal action against the company and agreed to return to the negotiating table to hear CEO Meg Whitman's plan to cut 29,000 jobs." Channel Register 2/1
  • "HP to Close German Enterprise Services Site With 1,100 Employees" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "H-P lays off 850 employees, closes Germany site" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "HP to close site in Germany, cutting 850 jobs" Reuters 2/1
  • "HP's building an avatar to manage your mobile connections: The company is developing a cloud-based service to manage mobile devices and wireless connections based on context" IDG News Service 2/1
  • "HP reels in late for LTO-6 party, yells: Tape is BA-ACK" The Register 2/1
  • "Oracle: BMO Capital Ups Rating; See Better Enterprise Spending" Forbes 2/1
  • "IBM May Need Multibillion-Dollar Deal to Jump-Start Sales" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "IBM buys big-data analytics company Star Analytics" GigaOM 2/1
  • "Intel plans big splash for Mobile World Congress" CNET News 2/1
  • "Intel says businesses want ultrabooks not BYOD" V3 2/1
  • "Intel demands Haswell ultrabooks be equipped with touch screens, say Taiwan makers" DigiTimes 2/1
  • "U.S. Weighs Tougher Action over China Cyberattacks" Techland 2/1
  • "Patent Producers Clustered in Only a Few Cities" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2/1
  • "IT 'nearshoring' to pick up in 2013" ZDNet 2/1
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Inside the Madness: Why Can Apple Do No Right?" CNBC 2/1
  • "Time to Buy Apple Stock? Pros Disagree" CNBC 2/1
  • "Apple Stock Could Pop Monday: DeMark" [Video Report] CNBC 2/1
  • "Why investors are worried about Apple" The Week 2/1
  • "4 reasons why Apple won't see $700 again: Once-mighty stock has fallen far from the tree" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Apple can't escape market realities" BetaNews 2/1
Industry News
  • "Tech Stocks: Dell highlights strong session for tech stocks" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Stocks Jump After January Jobs Report; Dow Tops 14,000" TheStreet 2/1
  • "U.S. Stocks Rally as Dow Climbs Above 14,000 on Jobs Data" Bloomberg 2/1
  • "Dow Touches 14K for First Time Since '07" FOXBusiness 2/1
  • "Blue Chips Top 14000" [Paid Membership Required] 2/1
  • "Stocks head for firm open after jobs" CNNMoney 2/1
  • "Miners lead U.K. rebound after China data: BT Group rallies on results, outlook; Tate & Lyle shares lose ground" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks end mostly higher after choppy session" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Europe Markets: U.S. jobs data lift Europe stocks, Spain drops/Spanish stocks drop after lifted short-selling ban" MarketWatch 2/1
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 2/1
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at the close of trading" Associated Press 2/1

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