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  • "South Korea antitrust regulator says investigating Apple on 'some matters'"  Reuters 5:35 AM
  • "Apple faces mysterious antitrust probe in South Korea: Rumour has it the firm's contracts with operators is coming under government scrutiny" The Inquirer 6:02 AM
  • "Apple under investigation by South Korean anti-competition body" AppleInsider 5:44 AM
  • "Apple 'conservative' on orders, says key supplier ASE: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the world's biggest chip assembler and tester, on Tuesday said Apple is being more conservative in placing orders compared with a year ago, while Chinese smartphone brands are trying to grab market share despite softening demand."  Nikkei 6:01 AM
  • "How to hand off your Mac for repair without worrying about insecure data on an SSD" Macworld 7:56 AM
  • "In defense of old Mac software: Plenty of older software is good enough, smart enough, and gosh darn it, still works. A writer keeps his old tools sharp." Macworld 5:42 AM
  • "Never use Dashboard on your Mac? Here's how to disable it" iDownload Blog 5:42 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "China tightens rules for mobile app developers" Reuters 5:41 AM
  • "These clothes can wirelessly charge your phone" CNNMoney 6:26 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things" Ars Technica 6:10 AM
  • "SPACE wants to move your office into VR space" TechCrunch 6:05 AM
  • "'China's Apple' Xiaomi will IPO in 2025: CEO" CNBC 5:59 AM
  • "Facebook is tracking your phone's location and using it to recommend friends" Business Insider 5:53 AM
  • "How to Break Your Teen Out of the Tech Trance" TG Daily 5:42 AM
  • "1.4b smartphones in China by 2020: Canalys" ZDNet 5:37 AM
  • "New MacBook Pro Could Have a Touch ID Power Button" iClarified 5:41 AM
  • "2016 MacBook Pro Could Have A Touch ID Power Button" UberGizmo 6:01 AM
  • "Apple could be developing new Thunderbolt Display with onboard GPU" Neowin 6:02 AM
  • "iOS 10 allows prioritized app downloads, making it less painful to restore from iCloud backup" 9to5Mac 7:57 AM
  • "We'll all be launching fewer apps in iOS 10" iMore 7:19 AM
  • "iPhone 7: Do these pictures show Apple's all-new features?" Express UK 6:02 AM
  • "Apple Double Leak Delivers iPhone 7 Bad News" Forbes 5:54 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Wins a Patent for an Infrared Camera System that Originally Caused Some Controversy" Patently Apple 7:57 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patent for a 3D GUI Gaze-Enhanced Virtual Touchscreen" Patently Apple 5:36 AM
  • "Apple Granted Patent for Controlling Apple TV's User Interface with 3D Realtime In-Air Gestures" Patently Apple 6:27 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:26 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9:26 AM

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  • "UltraWide Display Connected to Mac Pros and the Razer Core" Bare Feats 9:03 AM
  • "Tough mobile disk CalDigit Tuff" IT.Enquirer 6:26 AM
  • "This outdoor system is one (Turtle) Shell of a wireless speaker" Apple World Today 6:31 AM
  • "Bigger Is Better: How Large Monitors Can Change Workflow/A 34-inch Dell monitor changed my workflow, but I must confess I am really enamored by a 43-inch, 4K version." PC Magazine 5:44 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "How emoji and Tapbacks work in iMessage for iOS 10" iMore 6:09 AM
  • "The best third-party keyboards for iPhone and iPad" Macworld 5:58 AM
  • "Apple: Opt In To Be Spied Upon" McSolo 9:32 AM
  • "How Google's New Lego Phone Could Defeat Apple's iPhone" Mac360 9:31 AM
  • "How Google Can Beat The iPhone (again)" PixoBebo 9:28 AM
  • "Apple should consider its own version of the Razer Core GPU enclosure" Apple World Today 7:52 AM
  • "How the UK 'Brexit' vote is already impacting Apple" Computerworld 7:16 AM
  • "The devices who cried wolf" Dr. Drang 5:41 AM
  • "Apple iOS Beta Kernel Unencrypted: Pros and Cons" Threatpost 5:38 AM
  • "The Chromebook For Mac Users" Mac360 9:28 AM
  • "Why virtual reality matters/As a new medium, VR is in a peculiar predicament: Hailed as a multibillion-dollar industry, it's also still in its creative infancy." Recode 6:05 AM
  • "Digital Audio Progress Highlights Tech's More Human Future" Tech.pinions 5:45 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The Even headphones make you feel better about your poor hearing" Engadget 6:39 AM
  • "Even launches $99 earphones that adjust to your hearing" VentureBeat 6:39 AM
  • "Watches and Clocks - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2022: Primarily Driven by Growing Interest in Smartwatches & the Rise of Digital Media - Research and Markets" Business Wire 5:57 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft's $1 Billion-Plus Acquisitions: 9 Big Bets" InformationWeek 6/27
  • "A lawsuit over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade just cost Microsoft $10,000" PCWorld 6/27
  • "Unwanted Windows 10 upgrade costs Microsoft $10,000: Microsoft drops its appeal, pays out for lost wages and a replacement PC." Ars Technica 6/27
  • "Microsoft sued for $10,000 after unwanted Windows 10 upgrade: 'I had never heard of Windows 10,' said the unsuspecting plaintiff." Engadget 6/27
  • "Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 installation" The Verge 6/27
  • "Microsoft changing Windows 10 upgrade alerts in response to criticism" SiliconBeat 6/27
  • "Microsoft is shutting down Xbox Fitness" The Verge 6/27
  • "Microsoft is Killing Xbox Fitness" Thurrott 6/27
  • "Microsoft showcases SQL Server, .NET Core on Red Hat Enterprise Linux deliverables" ZDNet 6/27
  • "Microsoft's open sourcing of .NET hits a major milestone" IDG News Service 6/27
  • "Computing without keyboard and mouse – Microsoft's future concept" SlashGear 6/27
  • "If you wondered why Windows XP is still around..." Computerworld 6/27
  • "Microsoft: With Project Scorpio 'We Are Building A Beast'" SegmentNext 6/27
  • "Microsoft and IBM want to own your blockchain" CIO 6/27
  • "IBM offers more details on 200-petaflop supercomputer set for 2018 delivery" V3 6/27
  • "IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLight" The Inquirer 6/27
  • "Rometty extends IBM Watson developer services outwards, now on Twilio Marketplace" ComputerWeekly 6/27
  • "Advantage Big Data, IBM Serves Wimbledon Ever Deeper Analytics" Forbes 6/27
  • "Meg Whitman Shakes Up Hewlett Packard Enterprise—Again" Fortune 6/27
  • "Meg Whitman is reorganizing Hewlett Packard Enterprise, just 9 months after HP split in two" Business Insider 6/27
  • "HP Enterprise Shuffles Senior Executives: The firm's chief technology officer and head of Hewlett Packard Labs to retire" [Paid Membership Required] 6/27
  • "HP's low-cost $189 Chromebook 11 G5 will let you use Android apps" PCWorld 6/27
  • "HP's new Chromebook 11 G5 promises 12.5 hours battery life" ZDNet 6/27
  • "Yes, the HP Elite x3 Lap Dock works 'fine' with the Lumia 950 XL" Pocketnow 6/27
  • "HP And Sony Recall Laptop Batteries Due To Possible Overheating And Fires" Consumerist 6/27
  • "Dell to sell software group to Francisco Partners, Elliott Management for reported $2 bn plus" domain-b 6/27
  • "Intel to initialize 3rd wave of layoffs that could affect Taiwan suppliers" DigiTimes 6/27
  • "Typhoon H drone taps Intel's 3D-mapping tech for collision-free flight" Gizmag 6/27
  • "First Dell, now Intel, as rumours emerge of potential security sell-off" CRN UK 6/27
  • "Intel mulls sale of Intel Security - reports" The Register 6/27
  • "Intel may sell off the security division it built around McAfee" PCWorld 6/27
  • "Intel weighs sale of cyber security business" CNBC 6/27
  • "Intel Could Shed Security Division Based On McAfee" InformationWeek 6/27
  • "Intel reported to be considering selling McAfee security unit" Telecoms 6/27
  • "Intel selling Intel Security division" ITProPortal 6/27
  • "Intel plans potential sale of McAfee security division" SiliconRepublic 6/27
  • "John McAfee: Intel buying McAfee never made sense to me" Business Insider 6/27
  • "Intel Ponders Sale Of McAfee-Sourced Cyber Security Division Amidst Restructuring Campaign" HotHardware 6/27
  • "AMD Radeon WattMan overclocking tool details leak" Hexus 6/27
  • "RX480 – The details we know ahead of AMD's Polaris launch" PC Invasion 6/27
  • "Cisco Inks a 'Smart Country' Deal With Israel" Investopedia 6/27
  • "PM signs plan with Cisco to advance digitization of Israel" Om Malik 6/27
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Industry News
  • "Dow Futures Jump As Stocks Try To Recover From Brexit Selloff" FOXBusiness 7:34 AM
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq Futures -- Technical Analysis" Nasdaq 7:34 AM
  • "U.S. futures higher as global markets claw back some 'Brexit' losses" USA Today 7:35 AM
  • "Global Markets Begin to Steady After Brexit-Related Rout: The pound edges higher against the dollar after slumping to a three-decade low" [Paid Membership Required] 7:35 AM
  • "Asian Markets Settle Slightly After Brexit" MarketWatch 7:35 AM
  • "U.K. stocks stage rally after Brexit selloff" MarketWatch 7:36 AM

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