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  • "The iPhone 6: Has Apple Done Enough To Beat The Androids?"  Forbes 8:22 AM
  • "Apple sells 10 million iPhones in a weekend" Reuters 8:27 AM
  • "Why The Apple TV HomeKit Update Makes An Apple Television More Likely"  Forbes 8:23 AM
  • "Apple's Next Billion Dollar Business" ["Expect Apple to create the modern day equivalent of a record label led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre."]  Seeking Alpha 9:07 AM
  • "Apple denies talk of Beats Music shutdown" The Inquirer 8:24 AM
  • "Report: Apple plans to shutter Beats Music brand" Boston Herald 8:23 AM
  • "Yosemite Apple developer conference to be held in Yosemite National Park April 20-23" iMore 9:07 AM
  • "OS X Yosemite Mail Update Addresses Bugs, Stability" FairerPlatform 7:09 AM
  • "How to use iCloud Drive the right way" Cult of Mac 9:03 AM
  • "Keyboard Maestro: 8 unexpected uses for the old-school Mac-hacking tool" Macworld 8:58 AM
  • "BIAS Desktop Amp Designer review" IT.Enquirer 8:56 AM
  • "Getting Started With Time Machine" Tuts+ 8:28 AM
  • "Easy Ways to Boost Your Internet Speed on a Mac" Apple Gazette 8:18 AM
  • "iClipboard offers features that should be baked into Mac OS X" Apple Daily Report 7:04 AM
  • "Put A Photo Wall On The Mac's Desktop" Mac 360 7:03 AM
  • "Get High Speed File Transfers On A Mac" Mac 360 7:03 AM
  • "Hidden In Plain Sight: How To Hide A Document Inside A Photo On A Mac" McSolo 7:02 AM
  • "The App For Mac Power Users Only" Mac 360 7:01 AM
Press Releases
  • "Boinx Joins the 4K Revolution With FotoMagico 4.5" prMac 8:18 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple: Almost 50% of the iOS devices that visited the App Store Sunday were iOS 8 (9to5Mac readers: 80%)" 9to5Mac 8:14 AM
  • "iOS 8 Adoption At 46% After Five Days, Says Apple" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
  • "iOS 8 nears 50 percent adoption despite WiFi, performance glitches" The Inquirer 8:24 AM
  • "Apple: iOS 8 flavors 46% of devices seen at the App Store" CNET 9:07 AM
  • "Nearly half of iOS devices in the wild run iOS 8" iDownload Blog 9:07 AM
  • "As iPhone 6 units are smuggled in 'Twinkie boxes,' Chinese government says regulatory approval coming soon" AppleInsider 8:19 AM
  • "New iPhones Score Big in SquareTrade Breakability Tests; iPhone 6 Earns Best Score Ever, iPhone 6 Plus Not Far Behind" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than the iPhone 5S, Galaxy S5" The Inquirer 8:22 AM
  • "Time to act on climate change' says Apple's Tim Cook" Computerworld 8:56 AM
  • "Sprint calls iPhone 6 launch 'most successful in history'" MacNN 8:58 AM
  • "Watch Apple's First Timberlake And Fallon iPhone 6 Ads" TechCrunch 8:12 AM
  • "Apple Opening Retail Store in Hanover, Germany on September 27" MacRumors 8:59 AM
  • "Greenpeace tells Amazon's Jeff Bezos to be green like Tim Cook" The Inquirer 8:21 AM
  • "iPhone 5S gets a price cut in India unofficially" TechnologyTell 8:18 AM
  • "Notebook demand undermined by new Apple devices" DigiTimes 9:04 AM
  • "iPhone 6 is so good it's even eating into notebook sales" Cult of Mac 9:07 AM
  • "Apple Named Best PC Maker in Major Survey" 24/7 Wall St. 7:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus Display is the best there is (well, almost)" Macworld 8:19 AM
  • "Here's Why Apple Didn't Use An 'Unbreakable' Sapphire Screen For The iPhone 6" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "The Apple Watch is actually thinner than you might think" The Next Web 8:59 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple Granted 34 Patents Covering a Unique Touch Gesture with Visible Points, a Store-within-a-Store iPhone Display & More" Patently Apple 9:06 AM
  • "Apple wants to improve access to wireless communication services on your iOS device" Apple Daily Report 7:04 AM
  • "Apple wants to make it easier for you to win radio contests and promotions" Apple Daily Report 8:08 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:08 AM

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  • "iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: In deep with Apple's thinnest phones" Ars Technica 7:08 AM
  • "iPhone 6 Plus: What a waste of gorgeous fat pixel density" The Register 8:22 AM
  • "How The iPhone 6's Camera Compares To The Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s, And Moto X" Business Insider 8:58 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iMaker allows you to animate app icons on your Home screen" iDownload Blog 8:58 AM
  • "The Boxtrolls: Slide 'N' Sneak - Leaping Out Of The Shadows" Apple'n'Apps 8:58 AM
  • "The Maze Runner - Escaping The Maze Of Endless Runners" Apple'n'Apps 8:58 AM
  • "How to get photos on to iOS 8 iCloud Photo Library with PhotoSync" Insanely Great Mac 8:55 AM
  • "How to add the NFL schedule to your iPhone and iPad calendar" iMore 8:31 AM
  • "The Top 5 Annoyances With iOS 8 and How to Fix Them" Apple Gazette 8:18 AM
  • "So what should Apple do with iTunes and Beats Music? Here are five suggestions" Gigaom 9:07 AM
  • "Hey, Siri... no, the other Siri" Six Colors 8:57 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets Bailed Out By Apple PR Before He Slips Up And Says Something About Apple TV In An Interview" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "Why 10 Million iPhones Means A Lot More Than 9 Million" Forbes 8:25 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 8 flops: What bit of our 'battery-drainer' update didn't you like? Listen up Cupertino: fanbois just aren't that into you anymore" The Register 8:22 AM
  • "Androidsplainin': iPhone haters miss the point again" Macworld 8:13 AM
  • "Apple should deliver 'Sphonatch' as greatest-selling, most amazing thing ever" hittingthesweetspot 7:09 AM
  • "Are old PCs costing your company money? Time to go Mac" AppleDailyReport 7:08 AM
  • "The Absolutely, Positively, Horribly, Terribly Bad Battery Life In iPhone 6 Plus" PixoBebo 7:01 AM
  • "Goldilocks And The New iPhones" Mac 360 7:01 AM
  • "On Fixing Apple's Biggest Problem" Mac 360 7:01 AM
  • "Opinion: An Oracle without Ellison is like an Apple without Jobs" MarketWatch 9:06 AM
  • "What's Wrong With The Internet?" Forbes 8:28 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "InformationWeek Readers Say No Thanks to Apple Watch" PRNewswire 9:18 AM
  • "Casio G-SHOCK Releases iPhone Compatible G-Mix Series" PRNewswire 9:18 AM
  • "Innovative iCorners™ utilize polycarbonate to protect mobile devices from drop and scratch damage" PRNewswire 9:18 AM
  • "LocknCharge Launches Two New Syncing and Charging Carts Designed for the Needs of iPad®, iPad Air™ or iPad Mini™ Devices for Back to School" Business Wire 9:17 AM
  • "New E*TRADE Update Includes Touch ID and Home Screen Widget for iOS 8" 148Apps 9:03 AM
  • "Subway Surfers heads to Cairo in the game's latest update" iMore 8:31 AM
  • "Google updates Chrome with iOS 8 compatibility including Share extension support" AppAdvice 8:18 AM
  • "Wasabi Launches Sequel to Gorilla Band with Make A Song Story App" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "3D Molecules Edit and Test - a useful chemistry tool for iPad and iPhone" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "From famous comics designers Sketch and Breakfast: Felinia's World" prMac 8:19 AM
  • "RollOnBy Social Aggregator for Chromecast brings social lives to the TV" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Date Special Ops released for iOS - Party or Work?" prMac 8:18 AM
  • "Fun Bugs - Kids can play with Bugs" prMac 8:18 AM
Computer Industry
  • "How Microsoft Saves the Collapsing PC Industry" Softpedia 7:36 AM
  • "Microsoft tells cloud developers to check services for malware or risk blacklisting" V3 7:47 AM
  • "Microsoft's looking to push a Windows Phone dev preview update this week" Neowin 6:45 AM
  • "Xbox One to launch in China this month after all" Engadget 6:56 AM
  • "Microsoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29" Reuters 6:32 AM
  • "Xbox One to launch in China on Sept. 29" Seeking Alpha 6:30 AM
  • "Xbox One gets a price cut in the UK, now starts at £329.99" Neowin 8:23 AM
  • "Xbox One price cut makes console cheaper than the PS4" The Inquirer 8:23 AM
  • "Microsoft makes AU$4m software donation to World Vision/Summary: World Vision Australia will be enhancing its end-to-end communication both internally and externally with Microsoft Australia's AU$4 million software donation." ZDNet 6:38 AM
  • "HP hands out free VSA software to buyers of Intel Xeon-based servers/Summary: HP said the incentive is designed to give smaller businesses the ability to adopt server virtualization for less cost and physical footprint than dedicated storage hardware." ZDNet 7:17 AM
  • "Intel's Core i7-5690K Versus the i7-4790K: Are workstation chips really that much better?" SemiAccurate 7:03 AM
  • "Analysis: Intel Contra-Revenue league battles heating up" SemiAccurate[Paid Registration Required] 7:03 AM 7:03 AM
  • "Aging Tech Giants Look to Deals to Help Bolster Revenue" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:47 AM
  • "Performance and security in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7" ZDNet 6:27 AM
  • "ARM CEO defends chip tech in the face of Nvidia patent suit/Summary: ARM's CEO has defended the company's stance in light of Nvidia's push to ban the sale of devices allegedly infringing upon intellectual property." ZDNet 6:36 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Pay Gets Bullish Review From Susquehanna" MarketWatch 9:06 AM
  • "Apple Pulls Short Sellers To Watch Market" Seeking Alpha 8:24 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks: 4 things to know before the open" CNNMoney 7:37 AM
  • "Stock Market Today: Traders Gear Up for Rising Volatility" TheStreet 7:37 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall on Eurozone, China Manufacturing Data" [Paid Membership Required] 9:17 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks end lower despite China data surprise/Hong Kong stocks closed lower Tuesday despite an unexpected rise of a closely watched gauge of Chinese manufacturing activity." MarketWatch 7:38 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Philips rises; Barclays falls in European trade/Here are some of the companies whose shares are making notable moves in Tuesday's European trading session." MarketWatch 7:38 AM

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