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  • "Apple's New iPhones Start Selling in Stores: Debut Marked by Long Lines, Emerging Gray Market for the Bigger-Screen Phones" [Paid Membership Required] 8:32 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 6, 6 Plus go on sale" USA Today 8:37 AM
  • "Big-Screen iPhones Draw Long Lines at Europe, U.S. Stores" Bloomberg 8:43 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Go On Sale To Long Lines Of Fans" TechCrunch 8:26 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale with huge demand" V3 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 8:10 AM
  • "Gold iPhones at $3,600 as China Delay Fuels Black Market" Bloomberg 8:42 AM
  • "So Apple doesn't collect as much data as Google. Maybe it should"  Gigaom 8:38 AM
  • "Apple Promises to Keep User Data Secure and Out of the Government's Reach" Apple Gazette 8:32 AM
  • "PCs get access to iCloud Drive before Macs" The Verge 8:31 AM
  • "Yosemite - TRIM support; printing problems and other beta experiences" MacInTouch 8:41 AM
  • "Try The Clever OS X Utility That Expands And Improves Drag-and-Drop On A Mac" NoodleMac 7:54 AM
  • "Free: If You Buy Stuff Online Then You Need Delivery Status On Your Mac" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "Use This App To Create A Professional Logo On Your Mac" TeraTalks 7:54 AM
  • "A Mac App That Snoops Into The iPhone" Mac 360 7:54 AM
  • "What's Inside Folders On Your Mac? This App Knows All, And Shows All" Mac 360 7:54 AM
Press Releases
  • "Easily Repair Damaged Videos on Mac with Stellar Phoenix Video Repair" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Autodesk announces Autodesk Fusion 360 for Mac App Store – Says 'Our Global Community Loves the Mac" Architosh 7:55 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "The Line For The iPhone 6 Stretches 12 City Blocks This Morning — And People Are Sleeping In Boxes" Business Insider 8:13 AM
  • "iPhone crazy: Insane photos of lines from iPhone 6 launch day" BGR 8:38 AM
  • "Watch: huge queue for iPhone 6 in London" Telegraph 8:14 AM
  • "How London did the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch" iMore 8:19 AM
  • "Register journo goes from back to front of London iPhone6 queue in sixty seconds" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Go On Sale in U.S. and Canada to Huge Lines" MacRumors 8:31 AM
  • "The Thrills (and Spills) of iPhone 6 Launch Day" Digital Trends 8:23 AM
  • "First iPhone 6 Sold in Perth Dropped by Kid During TV Interview" The Mac Observer 7:58 AM
  • "iOS 8 helped Virgin Media smash download records" Engadget 7:57 AM
  • "iPhone Black Market Surges in Hong Kong" [Video Report] Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 8:06 AM
  • "Startup turns the iPhone into a portable optometrist office for quick field eye exams and prescriptions" 9to5Mac 8:21 AM
  • "Google Apple grapple brings crypto cop block to Android" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "Foxconn Brazil plant resumes production" DigiTimes 7:57 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards" Reuters 8:38 AM
  • "Patent troll gives up, can't defend 'matchmaking' patent under new law" Ars Technica 8:33 AM
  • "iPhone 6 is here, but do we need Apple Pay? asks CNET UK podcast 403" CNET 7:58 AM
  • "Apple all out of iPhone Pluses and don't hold your breath for the next shipment"  MacDailyNews 8:39 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are easier to fix than the iPhone 5S, Galaxy S5" The Inquirer 8:08 AM
  • "The iPhone 6 in pictures" iMore 8:18 AM
  • "Yes, iWork apps are pre-installed on the 64GB and 128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus" iMore 8:19 AM
  • "iOS 8 Adoption Rate Slower than iOS 7, 6, Hits 7.3% Nearly 24 Hours After Public Release – Chitika Insights" MacPrices 8:25 AM
  • "SwiftKey is a massive success on iOS 8" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Would you buy Apple Watch? Most say no: A survey shows just 11% of Apple customers want Apple Watch"  MarketWatch 8:24 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for accelerated scrolling on iOS devices" Apple Daily Report 7:55 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Zombie Highway: Driver's Ed For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "SpiderFRIEND For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "Perplexity For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:44 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:16 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:16 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:16 AM

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  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review: Size Really Does Matter" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Review: Bigger Is Better" Forbes 8:08 AM
  • "The iPhone 6 Plus really isn't THAT big" The Next Web 8:13 AM
  • "Hands on: unboxing and sizing up Apple's new iPhone 6 & 6 Plus" AppleInsider 8:32 AM
  • "iPhone 6: First Impressions" Kirkville 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Teardown" iFixit 8:04 AM
  • "Review: Rokform Sport V3 iPhone 6 Mountable Case" Run Around Tech 8:34 AM
  • "9 Flashy Camera Accessories for the iPhone 6" Mashable 8:12 AM
  • "STM Cable Wrap keeps you from getting too wrapped up in your work" Apple Daily Report 7:55 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iOS 8 keyboards from SwiftKey, Swype, & Fleksy compared: Everybody wins" VentureBeat 8:38 AM
  • "MUJO Review: This match-three game has collectible and role-playing elements that make it continually satisfying to play." 148Apps 8:32 AM
  • "How To Add And Remove Widgets In iOS 8" AddictiveTips 8:26 AM
  • "How to set up Touch ID on your new iPhone 6" AppAdvice 7:57 AM
  • "iOS 8: Changing Safari's Default Search Provider to DuckDuckGo" The Mac Observer 7:55 AM
  • "Multipeer Connectivity on iOS 8 with Swift" O'Reilly Radar 8:31 AM
  • "Cassandra: Finding my Way Round iOS 8 -Tips, Health and SwiftKey" eXtensions 8:25 AM
  • "10 tips for setting up your new iPhone 6 the right way" Cult of Mac 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Pay FAQs: Will Apple Pay work in the UK, is Apple Pay secure and more questions answered" Macworld UK 8:17 AM
  • "Why I bought the iPhone 6 Plus" Six Colors 8:30 AM
  • "iPhone 6: Last straw for Android makers eaten alive by the data parasite?" The Register 8:03 AM
  • "Apple: Google Is Public Enemy #1" Mac 360 7:55 AM
  • "iOS 8 Security Laughs at Search Warrants" Tapscape 7:54 AM
  • "Conan Thinks Apple Should Have Released an All-Encompassing U2-Remover" Gizmodo 8:02 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "OnScreen DNA Complete: Save 25% With Our New DNA-Learning iPad App Bundle" On-Screen Scientist 8:42 AM
  • "7 iPhone 6 Plus Cases That Don't Suck" Gizmodo 8:34 AM
  • "LastPass for iOS adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8" BetaNews 8:23 AM
  • "Getty Images launches Stream, an iOS app anyone can use to browse its vast photo library" The Next Web 8:13 AM
  • "MapMyFitness for iPhone lets you see all your activity in one place" Engadget 8:02 AM
  • "Introducing Turn the Word - A new Word Game app for iOS" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Penguins Escape from the Zoo - Help Feed Them in Penguin Shuffle" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Extreme Skating at Venice Beach - Best Half Pipe Skateboard Games Free" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Old MacDonald Has a Farm, Circus and Jungle In New Musical App For Kids" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "The popular children's app Hanna & Henri is back with new challenges" prMac 8:00 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Larry Ellison's best zingers: a look back/Ellison stepped down as Oracle's CEO on Thursday. Here's a look back at some of his choice quotes" IDG News Service 6:58 AM
  • "As he steps down, Larry Ellison's titanic moments" USA Today 7:24 AM
  • "Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO after 37 years: Mark Hurd and Safra Catz take the reins as Ellison focuses on product" The Inquirer 7:02 AM
  • "The End of Ellison's Epic Run as Oracle's CEO" Re/code 7:07 AM
  • "Oracle's Management Shuffle Doesn't Change Its Hand" [Paid Membership Required] 7:22 AM
  • "Oracle Misses on Q1 Earnings, Announces Executive Change" Zacks 7:25 AM
  • "Microsoft confirms Trustworthy Computing security team job cuts" V3 7:22 AM
  • "Blood-crazed Microsoft axes Trustworthy Computing Group: Security be not a dirty word, me Satya. But crevice, bigod..." The Register 7:23 AM
  • "Microsoft Closes Silicon Valley Research Lab" Softpedia 7:23 AM
  • "Windows 9: Start menu changes color to match the theme" Neowin 7:01 AM
  • "Microsoft extends mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8... for another five weeks" Neowin 7:01 AM
  • "Microsoft plants its flag at Nokia phone brand prepares to disappear" The Verge 7:06 AM
  • "New Microsoft Devices Website Signals the Death of the Nokia Brand" Softpedia 7:23 AM
  • "Microsoft debuts universal keyboard for smartphones and tablets" Relaxnews 7:11 AM
  • "Two Weeks With Dell's First Business Class 2-in-1 And The Intel Core M Processor" Forbes 7:12 AM
  • "Intel's Wireless Charging Bowl Will Be Released Later This Year" UberGizmo 7:20 AM
  • "IBM, GlobalFoundries said to head to arbitration on sale" The Journal News 7:21 AM
  • "Nvidia and AMD bring out their big new guns for the holidays: The next generation of GPUs aren't that much more powerful, but their efficiency is unprecedented" The Verge 7:07 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Should You Line Up for Alibaba Shares or an iPhone?" Bloomberg TV 8:43 AM
  • "Here's How Many iPhone 6s Apple Has To Sell To Make Investors Happy" Business Insider 8:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Markets rally as Scotland votes to stay" CNNMoney 7:31 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Alibaba Debut" TheStreet 7:30 AM
  • "U.S. Stock Futures Follow European Shares Up After Scottish Vote: Investors Also Looking Ahead to Public Trading of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd." [Paid Membership Required] 7:56 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Nikkei closes at almost seven-year high after Scotland vote/Japanese stocks rose on Friday to their highest closing level in nearly seven years, reacting positively to Scottish voters' rejection of independence from the U.K., while the yen hit a fresh post-financial-crisis low against the dollar." MarketWatch 7:31 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Banks climb after TLTRO, Siemens slips: Europe's big stock moves/Here are some of the companies whose shares made notable moves in European trading on Thursday." MarketWatch 7:31 AM

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