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  • "Why the iPhone Is Losing Out to Chinese Devices in Asia: Apple's market share is stagnant or declining in Asia, paving the way for other smartphone makers" [Paid Membership Required] 7:31 AM
  • "Apple's Move To Share Health Care Records Is A Game-Changer" Wired [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:08 AM
  • "Weak iPhone X demand isn't just hurting Apple — it's also causing problems for Samsung"  Business Insider 7:21 AM
  • "Former Windows president defends Apple in 44 tweets"  Apple 3.0 7:51 AM
  • "APFS Bug in macOS High Sierra Can Cause Data Loss When Writing to Disk Images" MacRumors 7:20 AM
  • "Apple's APFS file system is suffering from a disk image flaw that could see users losing data: Software engineers found the data writing bug via sparse disk images" V3 7:06 AM
  • "How to Add, Remove, and Rearrange Menu Bar Icons in macOS" MacRumors 7:07 AM
  • "Window Control with Keyboard Maestro and Moom" Macdrifter 7:07 AM
  • "Archival issues is a lively topic, talking about hard disks vs. SSDs, checksums, ZFS, Carbon Copy Cloner, backup testing and more." MacInTouch 8:57 AM
Press Releases
  • "Feral Announces 'Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia' Coming to Mac" MacRumors 7:52 AM
  • "Install Disk Creator makes it easy to create macOS installer disks" Apple World Today 7:49 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Some people are exploiting the latest Apple bug to crash your iPhone via Twitter" Business Insider 7:21 AM
  • "So long, Infinite Loop! Apple Park is now Apple's official address" Cult of Mac 7:49 AM
  • "Apple, fix these HomePod issues ASAP (CNET Top 5) - Video" CNET 7:35 AM
  • "Xiaomi rips off iPhone X gestures for its newest smartphone" Cult of Mac 8:09 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Mac creator Jef Raskin complains about Steve Jobs" Cult of Mac 7:49 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Facebook's tracking of non-users ruled illegal again" TechCrunch 7:21 AM
  • "Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards" TechCrunch 7:20 AM
  • "England turns to the church to help fix rural internet" Engadget 7:10 AM
  • "Going all-in on iPad Pro with Clayton Morris" iMore 7:52 AM
  • "HomePod's white ring problem should be easy to solve, say industrial designers" 9to5Mac 7:19 AM
  • "How Apple could fix HomePod's white ring problem" Cult of Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Starting April 2018, all new apps must natively support iPhone X display" iDownload Blog 7:30 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:09 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:09 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:09 AM

  • "Guidemaster: Smartwatches worthy of replacing your favorite timepiece/Everything you want to know about the smartwatches you've been itching to buy." Ars Technica 7:52 AM
  • "Hands on: Promise Apollo Cloud 2 Duo provides network Time Machine, iOS Files compatibility" AppleInsider 9:14 AM
  • "Review: Mujjo's premium leather iPhone X case and knitted gloves" iDownload Blog 7:32 AM
  • "Zolo Liberty+ Truly Wireless Headphones review: Fantastic battery life but mediocre audio" Macworld 7:19 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Introduction to Apple WatchKit with Core Motion — Tracking Jumping Jacks" Heartbeat 7:33 AM
  • "iOS: How to use Notes to scan documents" Apple Must 7:09 AM
  • "Tip: the fastest way to toggle AirPlay as an output on iPhone & iPad" iDownload Blog 9:14 AM
  • "The case for using the iPhone X without a case: It feels like a crime to put a case on the nicest smartphone Apple's ever made" The Verge 7:33 AM
  • "Latest leak may have uncovered the Galaxy S9's most exciting secret" BGR 9:13 AM
  • "Prediction #7 — 2018 will see the first Alexa virus" I, Cringely 7:52 AM
  • "If Star Trek aliens were Wal-mart greeters!" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:09 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft removes document detailing limitations of Windows 10 on ARM" MSPoweruser 2/18
  • "Microsoft Introduces New Feedback System For Technical Documentation, Will Delete Existing Comments" Tim Anderson's ITWriting 2/18
  • "Australian Govt flags HP laptop battery recall: HP announced a worldwide voluntary safety recall and replacement program in January" ARN 2/18
  • "Lenovo Target HP And Dell In New PC Marketshare Battle" Smart Office 2/18
  • "Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over Meltdown, Spectre security flaws: Most of the lawsuits are customer class action cases" Reuters 2/18
  • "AMD chips put gaming in top gear: On the CPU front, AMD Ryzen processors heralded a new era of premium AMD processors designed for impeccable performance. All Ryzen 7 processors are unlocked and feature 8 cores with 16 threads, to help players game and stream at the same time with performance to spare." Financial Express 2/18
  • "India's Reliance, global tech firms to invest $9.3 billion in industrial area" Reuters 2/18
  • "Microsoft outlines the limitations of Windows on ARM devices" Neowin 2/17
  • "Microsoft reveals that Windows 10 on ARM is Windows Lite after all and this is why" MSPoweruser 2/17
  • "Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM" Thurrott 2/17
  • "Google exposes security flaw in Microsoft Edge" Neowin 2/17
  • "Microsoft's Cortana Assistant Gains IFTTT Integration, Supports More Smart Home Products" Gadgets 360 2/17
  • "Top Windows 10 questions: How to install, secure, upgrade, get it for free" ZDNet 2/17
  • "What to expect from Windows 10's Spring 2018 Update (Version 1803/RS4)" MSPoweruser 2/17
  • "Intel 10nm Cannonlake Core i5-8269U Spotted — Quad Core With Mutli-Threading, 2.60 GHz Base Clock and 6 MB Cache" WCCFTech 2/17
  • "Intel Investigation Initiated by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Intel Corporation - INTC" Benzinga 2/17
  • "AMD Offers Loaner CPUs In 'Boot Kits' For Motherboard Updates Supporting New Ryzen APUs" HotHardware 2/17
  • "Dell EMC squashes pair of VMAX virtual appliance bugs" Infosurhoy 2/17
  • "Oracle bets big on data centres to win the cloud war against Amazon" Your Story 2/17
  • "Spectre and Meltdown are now a legal pain for Intel — the chip maker faces 35 lawsuits over the attacks" Business Insider 2/16
  • "Intel currently facing 32 class-action lawsuits for Spectre and Meltdown" Engadget 2/16
  • "Intel facing 32 lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws" The Verge 2/16
  • "Intel is making gaming easier for people without graphics cards" Engadget 2/16
  • "Intel Reverses Itself, Says All Skylake-X CPUs Have 2 AVX-512 Units" ExtremeTech 2/16
  • "Intel 10nm Ice Lake-U Mobility Processor Spotted – Features Gen 11 Graphics With 48 EUs, Cannonlake Core i3-8121U Dual Core Also Revealed" WCCFTech 2/16
  • "Intel pledges $250,000 to bug bounty hunts" ITProPortal 2/16
  • "Intel's New Graphics Drivers Optimize Games For You" LAPTOP Magazine 2/16
  • "Intel's new graphics drivers automatically optimize game settings" The Verge 2/16
  • "US intel chiefs warn their citizens off Chinese phones" Tech Wire Asia 2/16
  • "Intel Launches 2.5' U2 and M2 8TB enterprise SSDs" Guru3D 2/16
  • "Intel offers to pay for Spectre-like side channel vulnerabilities" HelpNetSecurity 2/16
  • "Microsoft, Amazon named and shamed in green datacentres report" CRN UK 2/16
  • "Microsoft sues to put electronics recycler in prison for copying Windows recovery discs" TechRepublic 2/16
  • "Microsoft re-launches $500m start-up program" ITProPortal 2/16
  • "Microsoft is turning to the blockchain to help prove your identity online" Alphr 2/16
  • "US Air Force Says It'll Quarantine Every PC Without Windows 10" Softpedia 2/16
  • "If you don't like what IBM is pitching, blame Watson: It's generating sales 'solutions' now" The Register 2/16
  • "Siemens Teams With Airbus to IBM in Cyberattack Defense Plan" Bloomberg 2/16
  • "HP just announced it will start reselling Apple products" TechRadar UK 2/16
  • "HP expands Device-as-a-Service to include Apple" Tech Central 2/16
  • "HP sauces up Device as a Service offerings" Channel Eye 2/16
  • "Penzance HP team point out flaws in Steamship AW169 plans" HeliHub 2/16
  • "HP extends DaaS offerings for partners" PC Retail 2/16
  • "Forza 7 updated with new features, Dell Gaming Car Pack launched" OnMSFT 2/16
  • "Dell EMC plugs critical bugs in VMAX enterprise storage offerings" HelpNetSecurity 2/16
  • "AMD Raven Ridge APU + Vega Dedicated GPU CrossFire Possible? Here Is What You Need To Know" SegmentNext 2/16
  • "AMD Vega GPU or no, the Ryzen 3 2200G is a great budget gaming CPU on its own" PCGamesN 2/16
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2400G delidded and temperature tested" Hexus 2/16
  • "AMD Ryzen 2400G And 2200G Are Able To Run PUBG At 60 FPS At 1080p If You Turn Down The Settings" SegmentNext 2/16
  • "AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 CrossFire review: more niche than ever before" Hardware.Info 2/16
  • "Who should buy a Ryzen APU, and who shouldn't" PCWorld 2/16
  • "Tech Data brings Oracle cloud credits to Europe" Comms Dealer 2/16
  • "Oracle acquires Zenedge for cloud-based network security" Converge! 2/16
  • "Cisco launches cloud-based endpoint protection for MSSPs" BetaNews 2/16
  • "Cisco CEO: 'We are still only on the front end' of a new version of the network" ITworld 2/16
  • "Judges dismisses majority of Cisco's 'insane' IP defence against Arista" The Register 2/16
  • "Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility" InfoWorld 2/16
  • "Apple v. Samsung: Advocacy groups, patent experts concerned about legal uncertainty surrounding design patent damages" Foss Patents 2/16
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Apple News
  • "See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Apple Inc." [3-page PDF] IHS Markit 7:45 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow futures inch higher with traders on Presidents Day break/Analyst: 'Last week's turnaround marked a positive inflection point'" MarketWatch 8:55 AM
  • "Stocks take a break for President's Day after a torrid run" FOXBusiness 8:54 AM
  • "European Stocks Stall in Thin Holiday Trading: Quiet day with U.S. and many Asian markets closed for public holidays" [Paid Membership Required] 8:54 AM
  • "Asian markets continue to push higher: 'It's kind of a relief rally'/Nikkei, Kospi both up more than 1% following holiday" MarketWatch 8:54 AM
  • "European stocks tilt lower after strong week, as traders search for cues: Daimler down on emissions report; Reckitt Benckiser disappoints" MarketWatch 8:54 AM

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