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Monday Highlights: iPhone XR shipment estimates cut by Ming-Chi Kuo from 100 million down to 70 million; JP Morgan also trims estimates; Apple stock drops more following report that face-recognition supplier cuts outlook—reports in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; during China's Singles Day, iPhones were top-selling brand on Alibaba; voice behind Hal 9000 passes, Kubrick and Rain discuss how legendary AI "accidentally invented Siri"; TrendForce expects iPad shipments "to fall by 2% Yoy", as premium pricing could prevent "new iPad Pro series from achieving mass market success"; Broadway goes iPads over printed production books; Apple initiates programs to replace faulty iPhone X screens, and SSD failures in some MacBook Pros; ZDNet, Tech Advisor review new MacBook Air, iFixit tears down iPad Pro, plenty more in our Reviews section.

  • "Apple and Facebook - Relationship Status: Flirty/Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped a small hint recently regarding Facebook's place in Apple's next version of iOS. Social network integration is something Apple's already tried with Twitter; now it seems Facebook features may work their way into iOS as well. More details will likely surface next week at Apple's WWDC."  MacNewsWorld 8:34 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone-driven mobile future, IPv6, and you"  Computerworld 8:08 AM
  • "Don't count on good Apple jobs: CEO Tim Cook says he wants to bring manufacturing back to America. But the company's profits tell a different story"  Salon 1:49 PM
  • "Apple formally requests U.S. injunction against the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone" Foss Patents 2:47 PM
  • "With Its Launch Looming, Apple Seeks Injunction To Stop Galaxy S III Sales" TechCrunch 8:37 PM
  • "Apple files third ITC complaint in as many years against HTC: new devices allegedly infringe 'data tapping' patent" Foss Patents 9:28 AM
  • "Apple Seeks To Block Import Of Newest HTC Phones, Tablets" Bloomberg 9:31 AM
  • "Apple eyes new stores in two Chinese cities as iPad suit continues" Reuters 8:02 AM
  • "Apple to open two more stores: Chengdu, Shenzhen likely to host technology company's new outlets" China Daily 8:39 PM
  • "Apple looks to open two more stores in China" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "For Apple, There's No Such Thing as Expensive" TheStreet 8:06 AM
  • "Apple Makes The Move to All-ETF Retirement Plans" MarketWatch 8:36 PM
  • "Steve Jobs: 'Why is the file system the face of the OS?'/Anticipating the post-PC era, Apple's CEO tipped his hand at All Things Digital in 2005" Fortune 8:21 AM
  • "Do Mac and iPhone users really need a file system?" ZDNet 8:23 AM
  • "Apple Reveals The Tagline For This Year's Worldwide Developers Conference" Business Insider 8:28 AM
  • "WWDC 2012 Banners Go Up, Tout Great Ideas & Great Things" The Mac Observer 8:38 AM
  • "Mainstage 2.2.2 addresses stability, performance issues" FairerPlatform 8:26 AM
  • "Using CPAN to Extend Perl on Mac OS X" Macinstruct 8:30 AM
  • "MenuMate For OS X Puts An App's Menu Bar In Easy Reach" MacNews 8:23 AM
  • "MacMost Now 718: Archiving iMovie Projects and Events" MacMost 8:06 AM
  • "Shift-Option Trick For Fine Volume Control Returns To OS X" Cult of Mac 9:03 AM
  • "The Better Way To Switch Between Apps And Windows On Your Mac (save time, stimulate the economy)" BohemianBoomer 7:55 AM
  • "How To Delete Similar Or Duplicate Photos in iPhoto, Aperture, Or Adobe Lightroom On A Mac" TeraTalks 7:55 AM
  • "How To Bring An App's Menubar Right To The Mouse Pointer On Your Mac's Screen" NoodleMac 7:55 AM
  • "The One-Trick Pony App For Your Mac That Calculates Future And Past Dates" Mac 360 7:55 AM
  • "Ted Landau's User Friendly View: Email Attachments, Sandboxing & the End of Tweaks" The Mac Observer 1:37 PM
Press Releases
  • "CrossTec Corporation Announces the Release of Vue X - A Groundbreaking Classroom Management Software Solution for Mac OSX and Linux." PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "Password Creator lets you create random passwords for OS X" Tension Software 9:50 AM
  • "HyperPDF for OS X offers page-turning reader for PDF books" TUAW 9:08 AM
  • "Cocktail 5.3.1 (Lion Edition) has been released." Maintain 8:35 AM
  • "SVG Import is Here - Artboard 1.5 Vector Drawing Software" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Yodot Software brings to you an advanced Mac OS X Data Recovery App" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "SweetP Productions Cookie available for 87% off on the Mac App Store" prMac 7:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's Ken Segall sees simplicity as key to corporate growth" Kansas City Star 11:21 PM
  • "Google Schools Apple on Maps: Google wants Apple, and the rest of us, to know just how expensive and hard it is to make good maps." New York Times [Free Registration Required] 4:19 PM
  • "Google holds its breath and tries to sow doubt about Apple's maps" The Next Web 4:25 PM
  • "Check out Google's clip showing off gorgeous 3D cityscapes in Google Earth" iDownload Blog 4:26 PM
  • "Google Unveils 3-D Mapping Imagery For iOS Devices" App Advice 4:25 PM
  • "IDC pegs Windows Phone to pass iOS by 2016. (Really!)" GigaOM 10:22 AM
  • "Windows to beat Apple in smartphones: IDC/Microsoft mobile OS seen behind only Google's Android by 2016" MarketWatch 2:54 PM
  • "Dell chief hits out at 'shiny' iPad: Dell Australia managing director Joe Kremer has refused to give up the tablet computing race, claiming 'shiny' devices like Apple's iPad are too difficult for business to support." Australian Financial Review 8:03 AM
  • "Dell executive: 'Shiny' iPads are not good for business" ZDNet 8:55 AM
  • "Study: iPad/iPhone Owners More Likely To Respond To Ads Than Android Users" Cult of Mac 1:55 PM
  • "Matthew Modine to play former Apple CEO John Sculley in Jobs biopic: Modine will appear alongside Ashton Kutcher in upcoming independent Steve Jobs movie" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Battles Joker in Theaters Next Year" Minyanville 1:50 PM
  • "Apple To Expand Retail Stores in China, Still No New iPad" PadGadget 9:03 AM
  • "Report: Dozens Arrested After Riot at Foxconn Factory" PC Magazine 11:40 AM
  • "LinkedIn updates iOS app after privacy issue revealed" TG Daily 1:38 PM
  • "LinkedIn's iOS app collects and transmits names, emails and notes from your calendar, in plain text" The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "LinkedIn privacy fail: The LinkedIn mobile app for iOS devices has been discovered sending potentially confidential private and business information to the company servers without the users' knowledge." Help Net Security 8:01 AM
  • "LinkedIn Logins Stolen, Change Your Password Now" TidBITS 1:38 PM
  • "LinkedIn iOS App Grabs Names, Emails And Notes From Your Calendar" Forbes 8:18 AM
  • "Geode, the iPhone E-Wallet: It's even got a fingerprint reader. Will it catch on?" Technology Review 8:20 AM
  • "France's biggest Apple reseller sinks: 'Tech titan crushed us'/eBizcuss goes under as staff picket fruity firm's stores" Channel Register 1:38 PM
  • "iPad-Based Jumboltron Movement Crowdsources 'Inspiration,' Makes Much Ado About Nothing" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "Angry Birds Space hits 100 million downloads in just 76 days" The Next Web 8:55 AM
  • "Finally, a Cross-Platform HTML5 Game" ReadWriteWeb 10:23 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung says Galaxy S III U.S. launch to go ahead, despite Apple suit" Reuters 8:13 PM
  • "Berners-Lee: World Finally Realizes Web Belongs To No One" Wired Magazine 12:17 PM
  • "Vint Cerf touts power of IPv6 to change the internet: 'You ain't seen nothing yet'" V3 12:13 PM
  • "Hybrid concept car changes shape while you drive" TG Daily 12:08 PM
  • "Droid Razr ICS rollout is delayed" TG Daily 12:08 PM
  • "Sony to Sell Xperia P TV Dock Later This Year" PC Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "AT&T and Verizon Considering Complex New Data Plans" Forbes 11:14 AM
  • "BYOD: IT execs learn to let go of 'command and control' mindset" Computerworld 10:52 AM
  • "HTC One X hits AT&T stores on Sunday for $200" Computerworld 10:52 AM
  • "Nvidia says first $199 'Kai' tablets set for unveiling this year" IDG News Service 10:51 AM
  • "Yahoo unveils latest antispam defense: Yahoo is rolling out the DMARC system this week, which helps email providers eliminate bogus messages" IDG News Service 10:50 AM
  • "Samsung TV can display two shows at same time" Boston Herald 10:40 AM
  • "Google Chrome Speeds Up Fancy CSS Filter Effects" Webmonkey 12:17 PM
  • "Google unveils full 3D Google Earth" CNET News 12:36 PM
  • "Google TV gets movie streams from Android 4.0 smartphones, tablets: TVs will be able to play movies direct from Android 4.0 smartphones and tablets with Google TV box now under development" IDG News Service 10:51 AM
  • "Google's Mystery Communications Device: 6 Facts/Google's latest FCC filing offers clues to what its 'next-generation communications device' will be." InformationWeek 10:27 AM
  • "Nations must talk to halt 'cyber terrorism': Kaspersky" Reuters 10:25 AM
  • "Acer: Windows 8 devices not cheap, will rival pricey Apple" CNET News 10:22 AM
  • "Nintendo's Wii U Tiptoes Between Hardcore and Family-Friendly" AllThingsD 10:09 AM
  • "Nokia Unveils Three New Low-Cost Asha Phones" PC Magazine 11:37 AM
  • "5by5 | The Critical Path #41: Contextual Inquiry/Dan and Horace talk about the distinction between what Facebook is and what its value is perceived to be. We touch on both the opportunities and the challenges for social media and how these are reflected in the IPO. We note how and why Facebook integration in iOS might happen. Horace has a few words about China, WWDC, and the future of apps on TVs. It's all about context." asymco 4:24 PM
  • "TUAW TV Live at 5 PM: Megs and Steve show reboot" TUAW 1:47 PM
  • "Dan Frakes Discusses Apple Rumor Burnout, Apple's Influence andThe Television Industry" MacNotables 12:53 PM
  • "Steve Wozniak's Favorite Gadget: Steve Wozniak spoke with me about favorite gadgets. Several came up, but his transistor radio stood out." Forbes 10:29 AM
  • "New Mac spec sheet leaks out, WWDC launch pricing and naming included" 9 to 5 Mac 1:48 PM
  • "Part numbers suggest Apple may refresh most of Mac lineup at WWDC" AppleInsider 8:30 AM
  • "Leaked Apple parts list fresh evidence of upcoming updates" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:46 AM
  • "Rumor: Mac Pro To Get Big Update At WWDC" Apple Bitch 9:36 AM
  • "Major Mac Stock Shortages In Third Party Sellers Appear Ahead Of New Mac Models" AppleBitch 10:07 AM
  • "Apple said to be targeting September unveiling for iPhone and iPad" V3 4:24 PM
  • "New iPhone To Get HD Front-Facing Camera, Improved 8MP Rear-Facing Camera [Rumor] Cult of Mac 8:35 AM
  • "Google Quickoffice acquisition should inspire Microsoft Office for iPad release: Microsoft should be worried about Google Quickoffice acquisition says analyst" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "Apple Wins Design Patents in China & Smart Cover TM in US" Patently Apple 11:41 AM
  • "Gorilla Glass on Brink of Extinction After Willow Glass Unveiling" Minyanville 1:50 PM
  • "I use a late 2008 MacBook Pro. MacBookPro5,1 to be exact.The Magsafe adapter went intermittent and would not charge the battery consistently. The battery itself had a very low amp-hour capacity. Apple replaced them both under AppleCare, 2 years in. Since then, I go days at a time with the battery removed. I only install it when I really need to use it without being tethered to AC mains. Most of the time it is outside the laptop and remains at 50% charge to conserve functionality. I expect I'll keep using this laptop this way for quite some time." MacInTouch 4:28 PM
  • "CD Drive Not Reading Discs Properly? Try These Tips." Amsys 8:03 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Bag It! For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:53 AM
  • "Pirate Walk For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:53 AM
  • "G.U.N For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:53 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:53 AM
  • "Refurbished Mac mini with optical drive, $469" FairerPlatform 1:37 PM

  • "Weird, Rocket-Shaped GoSmart Stylus Is A Surprise Winner [Reviews] Cult of Mac 1:54 PM
  • "The Tuidle for iPhone – Multitasking With One Hand (Kickstart This)" Wired 12:35 PM
  • "Review: Ballistic Shell Gel Case for iPhone" Macenstein 8:37 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "How To Travel Using Only Your iPad: Need to stay productive while on the road with nothing but an iPad? Here are the apps you'll need." InformationWeek 8:15 PM
  • "Letter Gap for iPhone review" iMore 8:34 AM
  • "Ni! [The Holy Book of Days v1.0] YMP Now 11:41 AM
  • "'LostStar Tactics' Review - Turn-Based Strategy on a Far-Flung Planet" Touch Arcade 4:23 PM
  • "Earthlapse Review: Earthlapse lets users view eight time lapse scenes from the International Space Station." 148Apps 10:22 AM
  • "Swipe Bomb HD Review: Swipe Bomb is an addictive pick-up-and-play game that is suitable for players of all ages." 148Apps 9:09 AM
  • "Deadmans Run Review: Race classic cars in deadly competitions and wield powerful weapons to ensure victory." 148Apps 8:34 AM
  • "Little Things Forever Review: Little Things Forever is a familiar but lovely sequel" 148Apps 11:47 AM
  • "Managing problems with Apple's MacBook power adapters: Apple's power adapters for its laptops can suddenly stop working. Here are some options you can try to overcome this." CNET Reviews 8:38 PM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPad 3 Using RedSn0w (Mac) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:34 AM
  • "How to Jailbreak Your iPad 3 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [5.1.1] iClarified 8:35 AM
  • "Top 8 Things To Do In The Bay Area During WWDC 2012 [Feature] Cult of Mac 1:54 PM
  • "Will Apple roll out iPhone 5 next week? Not likely" MarketWatch 11:21 PM
  • "Analysis: Google Shows Apple Customers the Maps They Won't Have" The Mac Observer 7:15 PM
  • "The Worst Thing Ever: Retina Display/People are wild about Retina display but, in actuality, it doesn't make a big difference."  PC Magazine 4:23 PM
  • "Microsoft's Xbox Is Not Zune, It's an Apple Killer"  TheStreet 4:14 PM
  • "Apple To Make The iPhone Less Annoying" Forbes 2:55 PM
  • "Law & Apple: Motorola's Days Are Numbered" Mac|Life 2:54 PM
  • "Why Today's Google Maps Event Proves Google Is Scared Witless Of iOS 6 [Opinion]"  Cult of Mac 1:55 PM
  • "Apple Is Taking A Huge Risk With The iPhone Next Week, And There's A Good Chance It Will Blow Up In Its Face" Business Insider 1:48 PM
  • "Google on Maps in iOS: 'committed to offering those services on all platforms'" The Verge 1:47 PM
  • "Please Apple, stop this petty litigation!" ZDNet 1:46 PM
  • "Apple Roundup: Mac Prices Going Up?" TheStreet 12:34 PM
  • "Really? Windows Phone to best iPhone by 2016" Tapscape 12:32 PM
  • "Apple's Walled Garden: Secure Playground Or Crystal Prison? – The 'Book Mystique" MacPrices 12:31 PM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Candyland" Macworld [Insider Content] 10:23 AM
  • "Hidden Dimensions: Apple Lost its Focus on Science" The Mac Observer 10:21 AM
  • "Dell Says iPad Is Too 'Shiny' for Businesses" Gizmodo 9:51 AM
  • "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money): Thunderbolt! What an exciting name – certainly peppier than 'USB' and maybe even 'FireWire.' But paying for Thunderbolt peripherals is starting to feel like being hit by a Thunderbolt." MacNews Blog 8:53 AM
  • "David Pogue: Larger iPhone More About Battery Life Than Screen Size" Mac|Life 8:44 AM
  • "iPad Mini Rumors More Credible, but Still Rumors" TheStreet 8:42 AM
  • "A Company Apple Might Buy: Lytro" MacNews 8:37 AM
  • "Oh, Please, Of Course TV Isn't Going To Collapse -- We're Watching More All The Time! [Rebuttal] Business Insider 8:28 AM
  • "iPhone 5 to offer 4-inch, 16:9 screen with HD camera, says analyst" CNET News 8:21 AM
  • "What's Apple Going to Announce Next Week?" Gizmodo 1:47 PM
  • "Rounding Up the Apple Rumors Ahead of WWDC" AllThingsD 8:21 AM
  • "Apple: TV Launch Coming?" Forbes 8:18 AM
  • "Switching channels: How Apple TV apps will compare to the first wave of iOS hits"  Appolicious 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Versus Google: The War Escalates" Seeking Alpha 8:01 AM
  • "Lytro founder Ren Ng wants to make photos an experience: If you think digital photography changed everything, wait till you see light field photography." CNET News 4:11 PM
  • "Is Microsoft the best positioned vendor in the tablet market?" TG Daily 2:55 PM
  • "Alleged press image drafts for the Google Nexus tablet emerge, to sport Android 4.1" phoneArena 2:52 PM
  • "IPv6: When do you really need to switch?" ZDNet 1:46 PM
  • "Analysis: Today, the Internet is a Little Better with IPv6" The Mac Observer 1:43 PM
  • "Keeping the lid on zero-day exploits" ZDNet UK 12:22 PM
  • "Review: SteelSeries' Simple, Durable, Dependable Diablo III Mouse" Techland 12:12 PM
  • "Don't fall for fake 'privacy' notice on Facebook" USA Today 12:13 PM
  • "Facebook will 'disappear by 2020'': analyst" Mashable 11:57 AM
  • "First Look: Airtime video chat service for Facebook" Network World 11:41 AM
  • "How to Get Airtime Facebook Video Chat Service" PC Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "Change your LinkedIn password now. The service has been breached" Houston Chronicle 11:20 AM
  • "Feel the relief of a Facebook purge" CNN 10:48 AM
  • "Airtime has critics wondering if its star will fade quickly" CBS News 10:46 AM
  • "Android Will Peak in 2012, Windows Phone Will Pass iOS by 2016: IDC" eWeek 11:11 AM
  • "The Five World-Changing Stories Going On In Tech Right Now" Business Insider 10:12 AM
  • "Changing Wireless Landscape Breeds New Winners And Losers" Forbes 10:09 AM
  • "Ultrabooks: Which MacBook Air wannabes lead the pack?" Fortune 10:04 AM
  • "IPv6 Day: Only the Biggest Change to the Internet Since Its Inception" Techland 12:11 PM
  • "It's World IPv6 Day: here's what you need to know" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "Abort your IPv6 launch if you're not prepared: For all its security benefits, IPv6 can open holes in your network if you haven't planned properly" InfoWorld 11:25 AM
  • "Silly rabbit, Facebook isn't for kids" MarketWatch 9:53 AM
  • "Why the lithium air battery is over hyped" GigaOM 9:41 AM
  • "It's Time To Kill Off Broadcast TV" Tech.pinions 9:16 AM
  • "The Curious Case of Internet Privacy: Free services in exchange for personal information. That's the 'privacy bargain' we all strike on the Web. It could be the worst deal ever." Technology Review 9:09 AM
  • "The crowdfunding bubble of 2013" I, Cringely 8:37 AM
  • "Ultrabooks: Which MacBook Air wannabes lead the pack?" Fortune 8:11 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Twelve South unveils SurfacePad: leather wrist pad for MacBook Air" Engadget 11:21 PM
  • "Agency Plans iPhone, iPad Health Apps: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences issues RFI for iPhone and iPad apps, with an eye toward other mobile platforms." InformationWeek 8:16 PM
  • "PaceDJ Android Running App, iPhone Running App, and Help Runners, Walkers and Cyclists Pace Workouts to Music" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "Learning Chinese Will Never Be the Same: Discovering Chinese on the iPad" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "Qmadix Releases Boostpac Eclipse that Serves as External Battery Pack for iPhone and Android Phones" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "hipix® Brings Ultra-High Image Resolutions to Apple's iPad" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "LaCie 4big Rack Office - Essential Backup for Businesses" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "Baseball America Debuts on Apple Newsstand in Time for the 2012 Draft" PRWeb 4:29 PM
  • "UEFA releases official Euro 2012 iPhone app" iDownload Blog 4:26 PM
  • "Task: Clear ripoff on steroids" TUAW 4:25 PM
  • "This Beautiful Device Turns Your iPhone and Android Into an Ultra-Thin Laptop" Gizmodo 4:14 PM
  • "MOG iPhone app now supports Ford Sync connection and voice commands" The Verge 2:52 PM
  • "Favorite Four iPhone Photo Apps for Vacationers" 148Apps 1:54 PM
  • "Supercharge Your iPad: 10 Essential Apps for Makers" Wired 1:38 PM
  • "MacCase Premium Flight Jacket will house your MacBook and iPad together" UberGizmo 10:22 AM
  • "My New iPad, 3rd Edition—New from No Starch Press: Updated Edition of this Best-Selling, Task-Based Guide to the iPad" O'Reilly 10:20 AM
  • "Sparrow is coming to the iPad, prepare for 'something bigger'" The Next Web 9:51 AM
  • "Play God and get Extension Packs in Scribblenauts Remix Version 2.0" 148Apps 9:43 AM
  • "Tekserve Named to UBM Channel's Solution Provider 500 List" Business Wire 9:31 AM
  • "Eyejot vCard iPhone App Takes Business Cards Virtual, Making Them More Memorable, More Effective" Business Wire 9:31 AM
  • "If you like animated GIF-loops, check out's freshly updated iPhone app" The Next Web 9:03 AM
  • "SnapCuts Releases New App for iPhone" App Advice 8:55 AM
  • "Unlock Apple's Hidden Emoji Icons In iOS 5.1+ With This Simple Tweak [Jailbreak] Cult of Mac 8:35 AM
  • "Caribbean Zombie: No More Love On The Run" App Advice 8:30 AM
  • "Video Downloader Pro 1.0 - Download and Play Any Video on iOS" prMac 11:14 AM
  • "Nosy Crow Release Text Highlighting Feature Across Apps List" prMac 8:00 AM
  • "Classical Music for Babies released for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "Helium Foot Software Releases GroceryList 2.0" prMac 7:59 AM
  • "iOS Music App makes Reminiscing - Communicating Fun Via Song Sharing" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "LoopTube App For iPad to Autoplay YouTube Videos in a Loop" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Jelnet Announces Raging Fish 1.0 Arcade Game for iOS" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Great Father's Day Gift Idea - Sleep Sounds for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Codespot Mobile launches Golf Kingdoms on iTunes App Store" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "New Interactive Weather Map app for iPhone and iPad" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Letter salad with colorful dressing - new Wordsearch app by mobivention" prMac 7:58 AM
  • "Image Effector App for Adding Effects and Filters to Photos and Pictures" prMac 7:58 AM
Computer Industry
  • "HP's Livermore was 'furious and appalled' at Oracle dropping Itanium: The former HP enterprise chief read on the Web the news that Oracle would stop developing for Itanium" IDG News Service 11:25 AM
  • "Whitman's Simple Vision: Hewlett-Packard Has Work to Do" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:06 AM
  • "Meg Whitman: Here's What I Think About Oracle, Restructuring, and Mitt Romney" Wall St. Cheat Sheet 10:05 AM
  • "Whitman warns of long HP recovery" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:54 PM
  • "HP salutes Amazon's dominance, plugs CloudSystem into EC2" ZDNet UK 12:22 PM
  • "Read the $4 Billion Paragraph That Oracle and HP Are Fighting Over" AllThingsD 4:12 PM
  • "Oracle Unveils Suite Of 'Cloud Computing' Services" Associated Press 7:57 PM
  • "Oracle takes the wraps off its public cloud entry" CNET News 8:03 PM
  • "Oracle moves to the cloud, takes aim at Salesforce" Reuters 8:12 PM
  • "Judge rejects Microsoft and Motorola motions, clears way for November patent trial" GeekWire 4:24 PM
  • "Microsoft-Motorola patent-infringement case to go to trial" CNET News 8:04 PM
  • "Microsoft teams with Quanta for 'private cloud in a box': Quanta Computer and Microsoft will offer 'pre-validated' configurations of hardware and software for deploying private clouds" IDG News Service 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft on{X} makes Android phones smarter than Windows phones: New Microsoft tool creates an easy-breezy Java programming environment for Android phones" Network World 11:42 AM
  • "Microsoft crowd-sources next Win Phone apps using Android: on{X} outsources dev to punters" The Register 12:10 PM
  • "Microsoft: 600 million Windows 7 licenses sold" ZDNet 12:21 PM
  • "Microsoft's Windows 7 hits 600 million licenses sold" CNET News 10:21 AM
  • "Windows Phone applications set to cross 100,000 mark" V3 12:14 PM
  • "Windows Phone will pass iPhone by 2016, IDC says" Computerworld 10:52 AM
  • "IBM, NFL End Tech Partnership: Big Blue says it no longer shares the same playbook as the National Football League when it comes to IT game plan." InformationWeek 4:18 PM
  • "AMD chases Intel ultrabooks with Trinity laptop-tablet hybrid" IDG News Service 10:50 AM
  • "AMD Demos Trinity-Based Hybrid Device, Launches Brazos 2.0 at Computex" eWeek 11:11 AM
  • "AMD Announces New E-Series APUs" PC Magazine 11:36 AM
  • "Trend in mobile computing: Q&A with Intel's Gregory Bryant" DigiTimes 11:08 AM
  • "Psst! Intel will make ARM chips" CNET News 8:04 PM
  • "NDS says Cisco deal on track despite allegations" Reuters 12:37 PM
  • "A business guide to the IPv6 transition" CNET News 10:21 AM
  • "The Internet opens new IPv6 'onramp' to allow for more users" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11:28 AM
  • "Internet gets rewired for the future with IPv6" TechNewsDaily 11:33 AM
  • "IPv6: Trillions of new net addresses now possible" BBC 10:36 AM
  • "The Internet now has 340 trillion trillion trillion addresses" CNNMoney 9:42 AM
  • "Google, Facebook and Yahoo switch to IPv6 for World IPv6 Launch" V3 12:14 PM
  • "Global IPv6 adoption slow to take off" ZDNet UK 12:23 PM
  • "Many 'name' sites sitting out today's World IPv6 Launch: Twitter, Amazon, eBay among major websites without next-gen Internet support" Network World 11:42 AM
  • "IT Salaries, Hiring Prospects Expected to Keep Climbing: Dice" eWeek 11:11 AM
  • "Second-quarter tech earnings headed lower" MarketWatch 9:52 AM
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  • "Apple: Piper, Jefferies More Upbeat on iPhone Subsidies" Barron's 10:10 AM
  • "Don't Bite Into Apple At These Prices" Forbes 8:06 AM
Industry News
  • "U.S. stocks surge 2% on Fed hopes: Late-session speech by Fed's Williams lends further support" MarketWatch 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks Soar Amid Easing Hopes" FOXBusiness 11:18 AM
  • "Stocks Log Best Day of 2012, Dow Back in the Black" CNBC 4:15 PM
  • "Stocks Soar More Than 2%, Finish at Session Highs" TheStreet 4:16 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012" CNNMoney 4:16 PM
  • "Dow Jumps 286.84 Points in Broad Rally" [Paid Membership Required] 4:16 PM
  • "Stocks to rise ahead of Draghi comments" CNNMoney 9:42 AM
  • "Tokyo, Hong Kong Stocks Rally" [Paid Membership Required] 9:51 AM
  • "Asian Stocks Rise on Australian GDP, U.S. Service-Industry Data" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks climb, as Tokyo, Hong Kong rally" MarketWatch 9:46 AM
  • "European Stocks Advance as ECB Keeps Interest Rate at Record Low" Bloomberg 9:55 AM
  • "European Stocks Rise" [Paid Membership Required] 9:51 AM
  • "Europe Markets: Europe stocks higher as investors look to Fed/Potential recapitalization plans drive Spanish banks to gains" MarketWatch 12:27 PM
  • "World markets shake off fears" CNNMoney 9:42 AM
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at the close of trading" Associated Press 7:45 PM
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares up at 1 p.m." Associated Press 12:32 PM
  • "Analysis And Valuation: Buy These 3 Tech Firms" Seeking Alpha 10:06 AM
  • "The Best Blue Chip Tech Stock Among the Wreckage" The Motley Fool 12:33 PM
  • "After IPO Disaster, Nasdaq CEO Left Picking Up Pieces of Personal Life" FOXBusiness 11:18 AM
  • "Nasdaq CEO Offers Facebook Apology" [Paid Membership Required] 7:46 PM

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