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"Apple's Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms: Apple is losing its grip on American classrooms, which technology companies have long used to hook students on their brands for life." ["Mobile devices that run on Apple's iOS and MacOS operating systems have now reached a new low, falling to third place behind both Google-powered laptops and Microsoft Windows devices, according to a report released on Thursday by Futuresource Consulting, a research company."] New York Times [Free Registration Required] 11:56 AM
"Report: Apple's iOS and macOS lose market share to Chrome OS in US K-12" 9to5Mac 3:56 PM
"Patent-holding company's $533M verdict against Apple is dust on appeal" Ars Technica 11:49 AM
"Appellate Court Rules Smartflash Patents Invalid, Saving Apple $533 Million" The Mac Observer 6:37 AM
"Apple won't have to pay $533 million to an iTunes patent troll: A three-judge panel unanimously agreed to throw out a two-year-old iTunes patent ruling." Engadget 7:38 AM
"Apple has $533m verdict against iTunes software patents thrown" V3 12:00 PM
"Apple's U.K. Suit Against Qualcomm Adds to Global Patent War" Bloomberg 2:26 PM
"Apple expands ongoing legal battle against Qualcomm with new lawsuit in the U.K." 9to5Mac 8:37 PM
"Tim Cook's Awkward Challenge To Define The MacBook Pro" Forbes 8:52 AM
"Apple board members receive restricted stock grants worth more than $253K" AppleInsider 8:53 PM
"Tim Cook introduces Al Gore's new movie 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' in Silicon Valley" 9to5Mac 9:21 PM
"Wearables Aren't Dead, They're Just Shifting Focus as the Market Grows 16.9% in the Fourth Quarter, According to IDC" ["Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 proved to be a magnificent success for the company as it was the company's best quarter ever in the wearables market. The lower entry price point and the inclusion of GPS on the Series 2 along with a completely revamped user interface have helped the company grow its presence. Apple is one of the few companies that has been able to quickly refocus its watch to gain traction in the consumer market and has also been leading the charge on introducing the smartwatch category to the commercial segment."] Business Wire 2:13 PM
"Apple Watch's Record-Breaking Quarter Was Opposite One of Fitbit's 'Largest Declines Ever'" MacRumors 11:09 AM
"Snapchat IPO: $24bn messaging app jumps as much as 40pc in blockbuster tech float" Telegraph 9:58 AM
"Snap Sets the Stage for Slew of 2017 Tech IPOs" FOXNews 12:35 PM
"Dow 21,000; Snap IPO; Earnings galore" CNNMoney 7:07 AM
"Snap Shines in Market Debut but Caterpillar Bulldozes Wall Street: The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated from records on Thursday after a surprise selloff in Caterpillar shares weighs heavily on markets." TheStreet 5:22 PM
"What Happened in the Stock Market Today" Nasdaq 5:23 PM
"E-Trade cuts trading fees in escalating price war" USA Today 5:23 PM
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