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Weekend Highlights: Will Stabley at the Stabley Times wonder if the iPhone 6 Plus might be a flop based on preorders and anecdotal in-store evidence; Friday was iPhone 6 Day and lines around the world are long, 12 blocks long if your in NYC, folks camped out in Atlanta mall, London lines long; guy in Australia drops his new iPhone while being interviewed by local TV news—reports aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh and General Interest; MacDailyNews source says the iPhone 6 Plus is sold out, next shipment unknown; PCWorld Australia goes hands-on with the iPhone 6, Forbes reviews both iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Dan Dilger at AppleInsider unboxes and details experience with both new iPhones, plenty more in our Reviews section; iFixit tears down the iPhone 6, finds it easier to fix than Samsung Galaxy S5, the Plus has a battery almost as big as a 5s; VentureBeat reviews iOS 8 keyboards; Kirk McElhearn has deets on iPhone 6 syncing speed; Dan Frakes explains why he bought the iPhone 6 Plus.

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  • "iPhone 6 Creates Long Lines, A Different Demographic"  ifoAppleStore 6:49 PM
  • "United Airlines' Apple-Flavored Airport Upgrade" The Motley Fool 7:39 AM
  • "Apple Fans in China Willing to Pay Absurd Amounts for Black Market iPhones" PC Magazine 5:24 PM
  • "iPhone 6: Where China's grey market hits the sidewalks of New York" Fortune 4:33 PM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus release date: is Apple's massive phablet a flop already?"  Stabley Times 6:04 PM
  • "At Apple, There's No Need For Tim Cook To Be Revolutionary"  Seeking Alpha 9/19
  • "Some consumers say Apple is losing its 'cool' factor"  Reuters 9/19
  • "Apple's New IPhone Becomes a Tourist Attraction" Bloomberg 9/19
  • "Apple's New iPhones Start Selling in Stores: Debut Marked by Long Lines, Emerging Gray Market for the Bigger-Screen Phones" [Paid Membership Required] 9/19
  • "Apple Fans Answer the Call of iPhone 6: Sales of the iPhone 6 are likely the highest yet for Apple's smartphones." U.S. News & World Report 9/19
  • "Apple's iPhone 6, 6 Plus go on sale" USA Today 9/19
  • "Apple's iPhone 6 goes on sale, and the lines are insane: It's New iPhone Day... at least, for those of you that don't mind waiting hours in line" CNNMoney 9/19
  • "Big-Screen iPhones Draw Long Lines at Europe, U.S. Stores" Bloomberg 9/19
  • "Apple's iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Go On Sale To Long Lines Of Fans" TechCrunch 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale with huge demand" V3 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 9/19
  • "Lines Form for Apple's iPhone 6, Though Initial Sales May Fall Short of iPhone 5s" Re/code 9/19
  • "Gold iPhones at $3,600 as China Delay Fuels Black Market" Bloomberg 9/19
  • "Despite Apple's Privacy Pledge, Cops Can Still Pull Data Off a Locked iPhone"  Wired 9/19
  • "So Apple doesn't collect as much data as Google. Maybe it should"  Gigaom 9/19
  • "Apple Promises to Keep User Data Secure and Out of the Government's Reach" Apple Gazette 9/19
  • "Apple Pay: Too complicated for the real world? NFC payments are in common use across the UK, Europe and much of the rest of the world, to speed up small value transactions. Why slow things down with a biometric signature?"  ZDNet 9/19
  • "Rivals dash to support Apple Pay for fear of losing out" Reuters 9/19
  • "Measuring Apple Pay's success: Give it years, not months" CNET 9/19
  • "With Apple Pay platform set to debut, will businesses bite?" CNBC 9/19
  • "Apple And Google Will Force A Legal Battle Over The Privacy Of Your Passcode" Forbes 9/19
  • "Apple Relied on Its Own Network for Part of the iOS 8 Upgrade" WSJ Blogs 9/19
  • "U2 and Apple collaborate on non-piratable 'interactive format for music': Bono says that that the band have been working on new technology that will revolutionise the way in which we consume albums" The Guardian 9/19
  • "Bono: Apple will sort out monetising music where the labels failed/Remastered so hard it would be difficult or impossible to master it again" The Register 9/19
  • "Apple releases iCloud Drive for Windows PCs" Macworld 9/19
  • "PCs get access to iCloud Drive before Macs" The Verge 9/19
  • "Mavericks discussions include Mavericks Server problems; issues with the OS X 10.9.5 update (and code-signing changes); Mail flag folders and more." MacInTouch 9/19
  • "Yosemite - TRIM support; printing problems and other beta experiences" MacInTouch 9/19
  • "MotionComposer 1.6 lets you easily create Flash or HTML animations" AppleDailyReport 7:10 AM
  • "Ask the iTunes Guy: When is it better to store apps and music in the cloud?" Macworld 9/19
  • "How to Build Rate Limiting into Your Web App Login" Tuts+ 9/19
  • "Try The Clever OS X Utility That Expands And Improves Drag-and-Drop On A Mac" NoodleMac 9/19
  • "Free: If You Buy Stuff Online Then You Need Delivery Status On Your Mac" Mac 360 9/19
  • "Use This App To Create A Professional Logo On Your Mac" TeraTalks 9/19
  • "A Mac App That Snoops Into The iPhone" Mac 360 9/19
  • "What's Inside Folders On Your Mac? This App Knows All, And Shows All" Mac 360 9/19
  • "Accidents happen. That's why the cloud needs a crumple zone" Gigaom 8:18 PM
  • "If There's One Thing Apple Needs to Fix in iOS It's This" Kirkville 6:48 PM
  • "New from ⌘: iWork Cross-Platform Incompatibility" Kirkville 11:14 AM
Press Releases
  • "WhatRoute 1.13.0 Tested OS X Yosemite Ready" FairerPlatform 1:50 PM
  • "Inpaint 6 - Popular Retouching Tool Gets Faster, Smoother and Friendlier" prMac 7:56 AM
  • "Tropico 5 For Mac/SteamOS Now Available" Tropico 9/19
  • "Easily Repair Damaged Videos on Mac with Stellar Phoenix Video Repair" prMac 9/19
  • "Autodesk announces Autodesk Fusion 360 for Mac App Store – Says 'Our Global Community Loves the Mac" Architosh 9/19
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Raises its Repair Pricing for New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus" Run Around Tech 7:10 AM
  • "Walking Fifth Ave.'s iPhone 6 line: 1,880 buyers, 12 city blocks" Fortune 7:41 AM
  • "Former NBA player stole $14,000 in Apple Store merchandise by pretending to checkout with EasyPay" 9to5Mac 7:04 AM
  • "How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)/Summary: To paraphrase Mark Twain: There are lies, damned lies, and smartphone prices. Every review I've read of the new iPhone 6 this week says the price starts at $199. That's not true. The total prices that buyers pay for smartphones on two-year contracts from American carriers will shock you."  ZDNet 9/19
  • "Protesters, Fans Line Up In Pasadena For iPhone 6 Release" CBS Los Angeles 9/19
  • "Super Early Data Suggests iPhone 6 Is Outselling 6 Plus By A Lot" TechCrunch 9/19
  • "Just hours after release, iPhone 6/Plus adoption already exceeds 3%" MacDailyNews 9/19
  • "Los Angeles iPad rollout for schools slowed by technical challenges: report" Reuters 9/19
  • "Tim Cook visits Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone 6 launch as Angela Ahrendts welcomes Sydney" 9to5Mac 9/19
  • "Tim Cook greets the faithful and makes selfies at Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone 6 launch" iMore 9/19
  • "The Line For The iPhone 6 Stretches 12 City Blocks This Morning — And People Are Sleeping In Boxes" Business Insider 9/19
  • "Here's What Apple's Flagship NYC Store Looked Like This Morning" Business Insider 9/19
  • "iPhone 6: Apple Fans Line Up Around the World" NBC News 9/19
  • "'True' Apple fan weeps after being removed from iPhone 6 line: In Sydney, a student complains that many people in front of her were letting friends cut in line. She feared she wouldn't get a phone. But then she allegedly caused an obstruction." CNET 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 circus hits Australia first" ZDNet 9/19
  • "iPhone crazy: Insane photos of lines from iPhone 6 launch day" BGR 9/19
  • "From Steve Jobs costumes to Batman: What the launch of the iPhone 6 looked like worldwide" Gigaom 9/19
  • "Watch: huge queue for iPhone 6 in London" Telegraph 9/19
  • "How London did the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch" iMore 9/19
  • "Register journo goes from back to front of London iPhone6 queue in sixty seconds" The Register 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Go On Sale in U.S. and Canada to Huge Lines" MacRumors 9/19
  • "The Thrills (and Spills) of iPhone 6 Launch Day" Digital Trends 9/19
  • "First iPhone 6 Sold in Perth Dropped by Kid During TV Interview" The Mac Observer 9/19
  • "iOS 8 helped Virgin Media smash download records" Engadget 9/19
  • "iPhone Black Market Surges in Hong Kong" [Video Report] Boston Globe [Free Registration Required] 9/19
  • "Startup turns the iPhone into a portable optometrist office for quick field eye exams and prescriptions" 9to5Mac 9/19
  • "Google Apple grapple brings crypto cop block to Android" The Register 9/19
  • "Foxconn Brazil plant resumes production" DigiTimes 9/19
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear at WSJDLive conference in October" AppleInsider 9/19
  • "Joan Rivers promotes iPhone 6 from beyond the grave" The Register 9/19
Non-Apple News
  • "You can finally talk and use data simultaneously on new Verizon iPhones: Verizon's 'Advanced Calling' introduces a feature other carriers have had on iPhone for years" The Verge 5:23 PM
  • "Gartner Predicts Android Smartwatches Will Average $30 Next Year" HotHardware 9/19
  • "MIT can turn your smartphone into a different kind of second screen" Engadget 9/19
  • "Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards" Reuters 9/19
  • "Patent troll gives up, can't defend 'matchmaking' patent under new law" Ars Technica 9/19
  • "Podcast - iPhone pre-orders, iOS 8, Tim Cook Interview + More" Insanely Great Mac 9/19
  • "Brother Gabriel Discusses Apple Appreciation and Preferring iPad For His Work" MacVoices 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 is here, but do we need Apple Pay? asks CNET UK podcast 403" CNET 9/19
  • "Apple granted patent for 'desktop system object removal' in Mac OS X" AppleDailyReport 7:09 AM
  • "Launch Day Survey Says iPhone 6 Plus is the Go-to Choice" The Mac Observer 9/19
  • "Apple all out of iPhone Pluses and don't hold your breath for the next shipment"  MacDailyNews 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are easier to fix than the iPhone 5S, Galaxy S5" The Inquirer 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Reveals a Battery Nearly as Big as an iPhone 5S" Mashable 9/19
  • "An iPhone 6 teardown confirms that the A8 chip is made by TSMC, not Samsung" AppAdvice 9/19
  • "Out-of-warranty repairs for iPhone 6 runs up to $299, iPhone 6 Plus up to $399" AppleInsider 9/19
  • "The iPhone 6 in pictures" iMore 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus unboxing and overview (Video)" 9to5Mac 9/19
  • "Yes, iWork apps are pre-installed on the 64GB and 128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus" iMore 9/19
  • "iOS 8 Adoption Rate Slower than iOS 7, 6, Hits 7.3% Nearly 24 Hours After Public Release – Chitika Insights" MacPrices 9/19
  • "SwiftKey is a massive success on iOS 8" BetaNews 9/19
  • "Would you buy Apple Watch? Most say no: A survey shows just 11% of Apple customers want Apple Watch"  MarketWatch 9/19
  • "Parental Controls For iOS restricts the amount of time your child spends on your device" iDownload Blog 9/19
  • "Apple granted patent for accelerated scrolling on iOS devices" Apple Daily Report 9/19
  • "Bugs & Fixes: Dymo LabelWriter's living death" Macworld 9/19
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Zombie Highway For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11:12 AM
  • "Shark Dash For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 11:13 AM
  • "SYSTEM UTIL Dashboard For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $1.99)" Apple Sliced 11:13 AM
  • "Zombie Highway: Driver's Ed For iPhone And iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/19
  • "SpiderFRIEND For iPhone And iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/19
  • "Perplexity For iPhone And iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 9/19
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/19
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/19
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 9/19
  • "Apple: bargain priced MacBook Pros from $929" MacNN 9/19

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  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Is bigger better? You bet" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 8:55 PM
  • "Further Thoughts About the iPhone 6" Kirkville 6:49 PM
  • "Review: First impressions of the new iPhone 6" Computerworld 3:25 PM
  • "Rounding up some of the newest cases for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus" AppleInsider 8:54 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Reviews? Yes, But 240fps Slow Mo Says It All" Tapscape 6:49 AM
  • "iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Review" Mac|Life 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 (Verizon Wireless)" PC Magazine 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 hands-on: Can Apple's iPhone 6 fend off its better equipped Android rivals?" PCWorld Australia 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review: Size Really Does Matter" Forbes 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Review: Bigger Is Better" Forbes 9/19
  • "The iPhone 6 Plus really isn't THAT big" The Next Web 9/19
  • "Hands on: unboxing and sizing up Apple's new iPhone 6 & 6 Plus" AppleInsider 9/19
  • "iPhone 6: Sales Figures Plus Hands-On First Impressions" Forbes 9/19
  • "iPhone 6: First Impressions" Kirkville 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 Teardown" iFixit 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 Plus skinny — and not so skinny — jeans test. Will it pocket?!" iMore 9/19
  • "Ultimate showdown: iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S5, LG G3 and HTC One (M8)" BGR 9/19
  • "T-Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Hands-Off Coverage for iPhone 6" Forbes 9/19
  • "9 Flashy Camera Accessories for the iPhone 6" Mashable 9/19
  • "STM Cable Wrap keeps you from getting too wrapped up in your work" Apple Daily Report 9/19
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!" iMore 5:25 PM
  • "Review: Devices, apps act like one under Apple's iOS 8" Associated Press 9/19
  • "Gaming on the iPhone 6: First Impressions" Touch Arcade 9/19
  • "iOS 8 keyboards from SwiftKey, Swype, & Fleksy compared: Everybody wins" VentureBeat 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: SwiftKey shootout" CNET 9/19
  • "Apple's iOS 8 Keyboard Gets Flooded With Replacements" Forbes 9/19
  • "These are the apps you want to try on your new iPhone: From extensions to cloud storage, iOS 8 apps are seriously useful" The Verge 9/19
  • "You Should Play: Pako" Macworld 9/19
  • "TunnelBear VPN lets you surf, securely" TUAW 9/19
  • "'Hyper Trip' Review: A Trip That Loses Control" Touch Arcade 9/19
  • "MUJO Review: This match-three game has collectible and role-playing elements that make it continually satisfying to play." 148Apps 9/19
  • "The Impossible Test 3 Review: Offering some tough but lateral thinking based puzzles works well for The Impossible Test 3, even if its replayability is limited." 148Apps 9/19
  • "Kitty Powers' Matchmaker Review: Though a bit repetitive at times, Kitty Powers' Matchmaker has enough depth and charm to carry it through its grey spots." 148Apps 9/19
  • "Goat Simulator Review: Unleash chaos as a grumpy goat in this humorous but short-lived casual game." 148Apps 9/19
  • "How to create nested folders in iOS 8 (Video)" 9to5Mac 4:18 PM
  • "How to Make Your iPhone 6 Work with Your AT&T MicroCell" The Mac Observer 1:51 PM
  • "iOS 8 How-to: Take a time-lapse video" 9to5Mac 9/19
  • "How to fix iPhone 6 and iOS 8 battery life problems!" iMore 9/19
  • "How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8" iMore 9/19
  • "How to set up Touch ID on your new iPhone 6" AppAdvice 9/19
  • "iOS 8: Changing Safari's Default Search Provider to DuckDuckGo" The Mac Observer 9/19
  • "9 Ways To Reuse Your Old iPhone Now That You've Got The iPhone 6" Business Insider 9:13 AM
  • "How Much You'll Have to Stretch Your Thumb to Use the New iPhones" Lifehacker 9/19
  • "Where are all of your Camera Roll photos in iOS 8?" AppAdvice 9/19
  • "Goodbye, Camera Roll: Where to find your photos in iOS 8" AppleInsider 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 and iOS 8: We Answer Your Questions" WSJ Blogs 9/19
  • "Hey, where's my iPhone 6? Find out with these tracking tools" Macworld 9/19
  • "Three Uses For iOS Parental Controls That Don't Involve Kids" Gizmodo 9/19
  • "AT&T's Next Plan May be the Cheapest Way to Buy an iPhone, Despite the Hype" The Mac Observer 9/19
  • "Cassandra: Finding my Way Round iOS 8 -Tips, Health and SwiftKey" eXtensions 9/19
  • "10 tips for setting up your new iPhone 6 the right way" Cult of Mac 9/19
  • "Apple Pay FAQs: Will Apple Pay work in the UK, is Apple Pay secure and more questions answered" Macworld UK 9/19
  • "NSFW: The iPhone 6 Plus is this year's gold iPhone" iMore 7:11 PM
  • "Reasons (not) to trust Apple's privacy promises" Boing Boing 6:16 PM
  • "Cupertino, we have a problem: iPhone 6 lines and the Chinese mafia" MacDailyNews 1:20 PM
  • "Apple Watch? No, Thank You/Apple has come convincing to do around its much-hyped Apple Watch: 67% of people are not eager to buy, according to our latest flash poll." InformationWeek 9:12 AM
  • "Apple Introduced Its First 'Laptop' 25 Years Ago and It Was Totally Awful" Time 7:20 PM
  • "This is what a more fashionable Apple Watch might look like" BGR 9/19
  • "Why I prefer the iPhone 6 over the 6 Plus: The Plus can't replace the iPad Mini yet" CNET 9/19
  • "So here's how my quest to find an iPhone 6 Plus turned out...." Apple Daily Report 9/19
  • "Apple iPhone 6 Plus -the Word That Shall Not be Spoken: Phablet" The Mac Observer 9/19
  • "iPhone 6: This might be Apple's smartest marketing trick for selling even more units" BGR 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5S And iPhone 5: Should You Upgrade?" Forbes 9/19
  • "Video: What is behind Apple's new privacy policy?" Telegraph 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus: Which is the perfect screen size for you?" Macworld 9/19
  • "The Tao of Apple rumors" Macworld 9/19
  • "What Will We Find In The Apple iPhone 6? Invensense?" Forbes 9/19
  • "Why I bought the iPhone 6 Plus" Six Colors 9/19
  • "iPhone 6: Last straw for Android makers eaten alive by the data parasite?" The Register 9/19
  • "Apple: Google Is Public Enemy #1" Mac 360 9/19
  • "iOS 8 Security Laughs at Search Warrants" Tapscape 9/19
  • "Glitch-Face: The Selfie Killer?" Tapscape 9:23 PM
  • "The Best Point-and-Shoot Camera Under $1,000" The Wirecutter 9:17 AM
  • "Cable Modems: Comcast Milks You Like a Cow" FairerPlatform 6:48 AM
  • "Beware clicking 'unsubscribe' with unwanted email" Seattle Times 9/19
  • "With Minecraft, I'm not just playing a game, I've entered a secret society" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 9/19
  • "Why is Microsoft buying Minecraft?" Engadget 9/19
  • "iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S5" The Onion 8:54 PM
  • "Video: Stephen Colbert led his show with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus" Fortune 4:33 PM
  • "Conan Thinks Apple Should Have Released an All-Encompassing U2-Remover" Gizmodo 9/19
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "ebb App for iOS reinvents private image sharing" prMac 1:19 PM
  • "SignalScope Pro 4 for iOS uniquely identifies USB audio devices" prMac 9:17 AM
  • "Don't delete your apps or photos, OneDrive now offers 30 GB of free storage" iMore 9/19
  • "'iTunes U' Enters Top FREE iOS Chart In U.S" RazorianFly 9/19
  • "Is the iPhone 6 More Prone to Damage than Predecessors?" PRNewswire 9/19
  • "With iPhone 6 Debut, iPhone Unlockers Rake in Big Business" PRNewswire 9/19
  • "Calpian Set to Support Apple Pay for Merchants" Business Wire 9/19
  • "Apple Pay & HCE: Hot Debate at NFC World Congress 2014" Business Wire 9/19
  • "Coming September 20: Gene Steinberg meets author Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus and commentator Kirk McElhearn, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 9/19
  • "Satechi extends the Smart Selfie Extension Arm Monopod" TechnologyTell 9/19
  • "Best games for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus" iMore 9/19
  • "OnScreen DNA Complete: Save 25% With Our New DNA-Learning iPad App Bundle" On-Screen Scientist 9/19
  • "7 iPhone 6 Plus Cases That Don't Suck" Gizmodo 9/19
  • "LastPass for iOS adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8" BetaNews 9/19
  • "Getty Images launches Stream, an iOS app anyone can use to browse its vast photo library" The Next Web 9/19
  • "MapMyFitness for iPhone lets you see all your activity in one place" Engadget 9/19
  • "Introducing Turn the Word - A new Word Game app for iOS" prMac 9/19
  • "Penguins Escape from the Zoo - Help Feed Them in Penguin Shuffle" prMac 9/19
  • "Extreme Skating at Venice Beach - Best Half Pipe Skateboard Games Free" prMac 9/19
  • "Old MacDonald Has a Farm, Circus and Jungle In New Musical App For Kids" prMac 9/19
  • "The popular children's app Hanna & Henri is back with new challenges" prMac 9/19
Computer Industry
  • "Xbox chief promises to bring 'Minecraft' to Windows Phone" The Verge 8:02 AM
  • "Get ready to create - popular game, Minecraft, will be heading to Windows Phone" WinBeta 9:25 PM
  • "Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak: Codenamed 'Office 16,' the next version will reportedly include the 'Tell Me' tool to save users time digging through menus." InformationWeek 5:57 PM
  • "Microsoft fights app gap perception with new videos" Neowin 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft Delays Chinese Xbox One Launch to 'End of This Year'" Re/code 7:51 AM
  • "Cortana gets another feature, word definitions" Neowin 5:04 PM
  • "Intel wireless charging in a bowl coming sooner than later" PhysOrg 7:58 AM
  • "Intel Smart Wireless Charging Bowl will arrive late this year" SlashGear 7:59 AM
  • "With co-CEOs, Oracle flirts with disaster" Fortune 4:33 PM
  • "Oracle CEOs Combine Catz's Dealmaking With Hurd's Sales" Bloomberg 7:53 AM
  • "London's Tech Boom Is More Than Just Hype, The Hard Numbers Say So" TechCrunch 3:31 PM
  • "Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself: As Larry Ellison Leaves CEO Post, Company Faces Major Shifts Reshaping Its Market" [Paid Membership Required] 9/19
  • "With co-CEOs, Oracle sets challenging course" Reuters 9/19
  • "Oracle CEOs Combine Catz's Dealmaking With Hurd's Sales" Bloomberg 9/19
  • "Mark Hurd On Being Oracle's Co-CEO And Not Looking Back" SiliconBeat 9/19
  • "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 9/19
  • "As he steps down, Larry Ellison's titanic moments" USA Today 9/19
  • "Larry Ellison's Legacy, Mentorship: Industry Comments" Bloomberg 9/19
  • "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 9/19
  • "Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'/Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings." InformationWeek 9/19
  • "The End of Ellison's Epic Run as Oracle's CEO" Re/code 9/19
  • "What Larry Ellison stepping down means for Oracle: Analysis Time to enjoy his company" The Inquirer 9/19
  • "Oracle Slips: As Ellison Transitioins, Street Weighs Cloud Risk, Opportunity" Barron's 9/19
  • "Oracle's Management Shuffle Doesn't Change Its Hand" [Paid Membership Required] 9/19
  • "Oracle Misses on Q1 Earnings, Announces Executive Change" Zacks 9/19
  • "Microsoft confirms Trustworthy Computing security team job cuts" V3 9/19
  • "Blood-crazed Microsoft axes Trustworthy Computing Group: Security be not a dirty word, me Satya. But crevice, bigod..." The Register 9/19
  • "Microsoft announces Trustworthy Computing layoffs: Anti-hacker team will 'work more closely' with other departments" The Inquirer 9/19
  • "Microsoft Closes Silicon Valley Research Lab" Softpedia 9/19
  • "Microsoft reorgs its Trustworthy Computing group; cuts some staff/Summary: The fallout from Microsoft's latest round of layoffs is continuing, with a reorg and job cuts affecting the company's Trustworthy Computing group." ZDNet 9/19
  • "Windows 9: Start menu changes color to match the theme" Neowin 9/19
  • "Microsoft extends mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8... for another five weeks" Neowin 9/19
  • "Microsoft plants its flag at Nokia phone brand prepares to disappear" The Verge 9/19
  • "New Microsoft Devices Website Signals the Death of the Nokia Brand" Softpedia 9/19
  • "Microsoft debuts universal keyboard for smartphones and tablets" Relaxnews 9/19
  • "Cortana Coming To Windows 9, Will It Replace Bing? Virtual assistant potentially poised to be the new face of search." Search Engine Land 9/19
  • "Michael Dell says Dell might use ARM chips in servers: Founder reaffirms the company's commitment to desktop computers" The Inquirer 9/19
  • "Two Weeks With Dell's First Business Class 2-in-1 And The Intel Core M Processor" Forbes 9/19
  • "Intel's Wireless Charging Bowl Will Be Released Later This Year" UberGizmo 9/19
  • "I'm a neurotic. IBM told me so." Engadget 9/19
  • "IBM, GlobalFoundries said to head to arbitration on sale" The Journal News 9/19
  • "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 9/19
  • "Toshiba to shed 900 jobs in rocky PC market: Will restructure after PC sales fell off a cliff" The Inquirer 9/19
  • "Linus Torvalds and others on Linux's systemd/Summary: Systemd has been widely adopted by Linux distributions, but many developers hate it." ZDNet 9/19
  • "Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth: Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2." InformationWeek 9/19
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Apple News
  • "Should You Line Up for Alibaba Shares or an iPhone?" Bloomberg TV 9/19
  • "Here's How Many iPhone 6s Apple Has To Sell To Make Investors Happy" Business Insider 9/19
Industry News
  • "Markets rally as Scotland votes to stay" CNNMoney 9/19
  • "Stock Market Today: Dow Ends at Record as Alibaba Thrills" TheStreet 9/19
  • "U.S. Stocks Finish in Mixed Territory: Investors Welcomed Scotland 'No' Vote, Alibaba's Debut" [Paid Membership Required] 9/19
  • "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 9/19
  • "Europe Markets: Stoxx 600 heads for 3-month high after Scotland vote" MarketWatch 9/19
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 9/19
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