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  • "Why Apple is the Top Smartphone Maker"  Forbes 4:58 PM
  • "Apple's plan to dominate all the screens in your home: Apple wants to own every screen in your home, including the TV. If it succeeds, you may never buy a non-Apple device again." CNET News 10:06 PM
  • "Judge questions $2.25 million Apple fine" ["'This is a case of absence of loss ... whatever the level of sales, there cannot be loss because anybody concerned about it could reverse the acquisition.'' Mr Archibald argued that the $2.25 million fine should be reduced because of the absence of any loss to consumers."]  Melbourne Age 8:33 AM
  • "'How much?!' - Judge cancels Apple-Moto patent trial over damages evidence" ZDNet UK 8:34 AM
  • "Apple and Samsung agree on Tuesday and Thursday deadlines in Galaxy S III dispute" Foss Patents 8:40 AM
  • "Judge dismisses Apple vs Motorola patent case" Crave @ CNET 8:30 AM
  • "Apple to account for bulk of S&P 500's Euro zone growth in Q2: Apple's second quarter European region revenue is expected to see a 32.3 percent surge that will eclipse all other S&P 500 companies, a surprising statistic given the economic situation in the region." AppleInsider 8:41 AM
  • "Good News and Bad News on Apple's Patents" Forbes 12:04 PM
  • "Chart of the day: The effect of the European crisis on Apple" Fortune 4:57 PM
  • "Apple WWDC 2012: What to Expect" PC Magazine 8:38 AM
  • "What to expect from Apple's WWDC event" CNN 8:57 AM
  • "Apple WWDC June 11: What to Expect" eWeek 9:52 AM
  • "[Video] RWW Preview: What to Expect from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference" ReadWriteWeb 9:00 AM
  • "Apple Gears Up For WWDC: Tech Weekly" TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "Cupertino releases more images of forthcoming Apple Campus 2" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 3:39 PM
  • "What Steve Jobs Left Untouched" ["We're not in the post-PC world as much as we are in the post-Jobs world. When we're done mourning his passing we'll realize that there are huge spaces we never fully explored because his presence loomed so large."]  Gizmodo 6/8
  • "Just What Apple Needs: More Good News" ["First off, the iPhone is coming to Virgin Mobile. Expanding to prepaids is a nice new form of distribution on its own. However, this will also give investors a better feel of users' willingness to pay more for an iPhone without the subsidies larger carriers offer. Another piece of good news is recent surveys showing users increasingly gravitating to the iPhone 4S."] [Video Report] The Motley Fool 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to pay $2.25m as iPad 4G claim penalty" The Australian [Subscription Required for Full Article] 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to pay penalty over 4G iPad claims in Australia: The proposed penalty has been submitted to Australia's Federal Court for approval"  IDG News Service 6/8
  • "Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over 'misleading' iPad 4G advertising" The Next Web 6/8
  • "Apple accepts $2M fine over 'misleading' iPad branding Down Under" Dow Jones/Newscore 6/8
  • "Australia Fines Apple $2 Million Over 'Misleading' 4G iPad" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "Apple facing $2.22 mn fine over Australian '4G' iPad" AFP 6/8
  • "Apple faces $2.2m iPad 3 punishment for US-centric blindness" Computerworld 6/8
  • "Australian Regulator Requests Apple Penalty" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner to hinder Apple patent case" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple likely to focus on iOS, Mac at WWDC: Developers conference to kick off Monday; new iPhone not expected"  MarketWatch 6/8
  • "As Apple, Google and Microsoft Kick Off Developer Events, Momentum Still With the iPhone"  AllThingsD 6/8
  • "Apple: The Living Room Invasion Is At Hand"  Seeking Alpha 6/8
  • "Apple Enterprise Dollars Looming Larger: Analyst" TheStreet 6/8
  • "Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance" AllThingsD 6/8
  • "Judge dismisses Apple-Motorola legal spat" V3 6/8
  • "Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner over Apple row: Samsung is suing the Australian patent commissioner in the latest twist in its intellectual property clash with Apple." BBC 6/8
  • "Apple may seek to stop U.S. launch of Galaxy phone" Reuters 6/8
  • "Apple's Proposed 'Spaceship' Campus Comes Alive in New Floor Plans" Wired 6/8
  • "Revised 'Campus 2' Documents Shed More Light On Apple's New Spaceship Building" TechCrunch 6/8
  • "Revised Cupertino campus plans show revised underground auditorium" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for App Developers" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Steve Jobs on computer file systems: 'Why is the file system the face of the OS?'" AppleTell 2:10 PM
  • "Adobe Patches Critical Flash Bugs, Ships Sandboxed Plug-in for Firefox" PCWorld 8:35 AM
  • "Mac app updated with 'Retina graphics,' adds fuel to rumors: A Mac OS X-based application, FolderWatch, has been updated with support for Retina displays. Is that a hint that Apple will be launching Macs with that feature soon?" CNET News 6/8
  • "Retina-ready apps begin to appear in Apple's Mac App Store ahead of WWDC" The Next Web 6/8
  • "Here's Some Proof That Apple Is About To Introduce Retina Display For Macs" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Retina Display Apps Now Available On Mac App Store" Apple Bitch 6/8
  • "'Retina' App Appears in Mac App Store, But Developer Tamps Down WWDC Hype" Wired 6/8
  • "Retina, really? Maybe on select MacBooks: Will Retina finally come to the MacBook? Yes, on certain models, says fresh speculation." CNET News 6/8
  • "Using the current version of Safari on my 10.6.8 MBP, I'm unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi at United's Club lounge at the San Francisco Airport. I get a spinning wheel and then a message that the server isn't responding and a timeout. Multiple times. When I tried it using Chrome, I was able to connect quickly with no problems. Closed Chrome, tried using Safari, and ran into the same problems. It seems that Safari's version 5 has become increasingly problematic with each upgrade." MacInTouch 6/8
  • "How To Set Instagram Photos As A Beautiful Desktop Screensaver On Mac" Redmond Pie 9:52 AM
  • "MacPaw Tool Will Quickly, Easily Clean, Monitor, Unmount Your Drives" MacNews 6/8
  • "Automatically Download TV Shows to Your Mac" Macinstruct 6/8
  • "MacMost Now 719: Windows PC to Mac Keyboard Shortcuts" MacMost 6/8
  • "Kill The Finder? Or, Add More Features? This Free Mac App Aims To Improve The Mac's Finder" NoodleMac 6/8
  • "Join The Latest Mac Rage: Analyze The Email On Your Mac" TeraTalks 6/8
  • "How To Make Apps Open Faster On Your Mac, Use Less Memory On Low RAM Macs" Mac 360 6/8
  • "3 Ways To Love The Geekiest Of All Mac Calculators" BohemianBoomer 6/8
  • "Particle Debris: A New Mac Pro Design Could be Very Cool" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "FolderWatch: We meant HiDPI graphics, and don't know if Apple will show off retina displays at WWDC" The Next Web 6/8
  • "New Macs (Including Mac Pro) Expected at WWDC, Pros and Cons of Sandboxing, and More" Low End Mac 6/8
Press Releases
  • "Adobe patches critical Flash Player holes; adds support for Mac OS X Gatekeeper" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Parallels Desktop adds free Windows 8 download, install" FairerPlatform 6/8
  • "Do you spend a lot of time moving and zooming windows, so you can better see and work with all the content on your Mac? Instead of doing that work yourself, let Moom handle the task for you." Many Tricks 6/8
  • "SnipEdges 1.0 for Mac OS X - Drag-and-Drop Snippet Manager" prMac 6/8
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Our liveblog of the WWDC 2012 keynote starts at 10AM PT, June 11th" The Verge 10:05 PM
  • "Windows 8 tweeners take on Apple/Next Apple-Microsoft battle royale: tablets and tweeners." CNET News 10:08 PM
  • "7 out of 10 apps are for iOS, iPhone and iPad devs earn four times more revenue" iMore 1:31 PM
  • "Apple planning underground auditorium in new campus" Crave @ CNET 8:31 AM
  • "Apple Completes The Formality With iOS 6 Banner" Apple'n'Apps 1:32 PM
  • "Broken iPhone? That's No Problem if it's in a cellhelmet Case" ["Originally, Kane and McHenry, who cofounded, an online store selling cell phone accessories, strived to create an unbreakable iPhone case. They soon found it impossible to do without the unwanted bulky exterior."] Patch 8:23 AM
  • "Mitt Romney becomes first politician to use Apple's iAd service" AppleInsider 8:41 AM
  • "First Apple computer heads to Sotheby's" AFP 9:08 AM
  • "Men (and women) in black to honor Steve Jobs for WWDC" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "'Shameless' Jobs will be forgotten in 50 years, author: 'And of the great entrepreneurs of this era people will have forgotten Steve Jobs. Who's Steve Jobs again?' said Malcolm Gladwell"  Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Malcolm Gladwell on entrepreneurship: history will remember Bill Gates, forget Steve Jobs"  The Verge 6/8
  • "Matthew Modine to play Sculley in indie Jobs flick" Indie Research 6/8
  • "Will Windows 8 Take on Apple? Apple Inc., maker of the iconic iPad, was absent—as usual—from the Computex computer show this week, but despite that the company's influence was everywhere." [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Apple iPad sales drop by Double Digits in Europe: Apple fondleslab sales tumbled after the buying frenzy around its third generation iPad died down, Context numbers reveal." Channel Register 6/8
  • "Apple's Phil Schiller profiled: Steve Jobs' clown and confidant/Profile examines the difference between the 'clown' we see on stage during Apple keynotes and the man nicknamed Mini-Me by colleagues" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "This is where Apple will give keynotes in a few years and a hundred other Campus 2 renderings [Gallery]"  9 to 5 Mac 6/8
  • "This Is The Gigantic Underground Auditorium Where Apple Will Unveil All Its Future Products" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "Three out of four iPhone buyers now opt for the 4S: Almost 40 per cent of iPhones are bought by customers switching from Android or BlackBerry, reveals survey" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Foxconn workers riot: Workers at a southwestern China plant of Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, went on the rampage this week after a dispute in a restaurant turned violent, a Chinese government website said." Telegraph 6/8
  • "Watchdog relieves iPhone 5 scammers of £10k: Dodgy adverts earns fine from premium-rate line regulator" The Register 6/8
  • "Liveblog: WWDC 2012 keynote at 10am PDT on June 11" Ars Technica 6/8
  • "Join CNET Monday for live coverage of Apple's WWDC" CNET News 6/8
  • "Get a pre-paid iPhone for just $30 per month" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Facebook vows its new App Center won't compete with Apple" Associated Press [Free Registration Required] 6/8
  • "Facebook Launches App Center, Admits It Is An Advertising Company" ReadWriteWeb 6/8
  • "Facebook App Center goes live" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Over 7,000 iPads scheduled to land at airports" CBS News 6/8
  • "New iPads to come to restaurants in three airports" MacNN 6/8
  • "Camera+ Turned Down Acquisitions From Adobe, Google, Twitter; Also Says 'F*ck The VCs'" TechCrunch 6/8
  • "NYC may let iPhones hail taxis" TUAW 6/8
  • "AIA: Nemetschek Talks with Architosh" Architosh 6/8
  • "Karl Lagerfeld's 'beyond spoiled' kitten uses iPad, has personal maids" MSNBC 6/8
Non-Apple News
  • "Motorola's Next Super Phone Leaked: Meet Verizon's Droid RAZR HD" TechCrunch 9:52 AM
  • "Say What? Google Invents Cooling Systems for Blade Servers" Patent Bolt 6/8
  • "Microsoft Invents Nifty Detachable Dual Display Smartphone" Patent Bolt 6/8
  • "Robot mimics cockroach's vanishing act" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Hefty book serves up printed version of Google search results" CNET News 6/8
  • "Google Trusted Stores scheme aims to reassure nervous shoppers" ZDNet UK 6/8
  • "New Google challenge of Amazon" Reuters 6/8
  • "Push for two-screen gaming" Reuters 6/8
  • "Hand-warmer Mouse? iPhone Proximity Alarm? Pen Phone? Why Not?" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "Tactus Unveils Physical Keyboard for Touch-Screen Displays" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "Logitech slashes 450 jobs: Peripherals maker 'saddened' by cost cutting programme" Channel Register 6/8
  • "High-tech rats to root out land mines" EE Times 6/8
  • "Flame malware makers send 'suicide' code: The creators of the Flame malware have sent a 'suicide' command that removes it from some infected computers." BBC 6/8
  • "Bangladesh suffers internet disruption after cut cable" BBC 6/8
  • "MetroPCS lands Huawei's first U.S. LTE phone, Activa 4G" CNET News 6/8
  • "Facebook Introduces Mobile Software Bazaar With 600 Apps" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "New Samsung CEO to Have Less Clout" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "The Vergecast 033 - 06.08.2012" The Verge 2:08 PM
  • "Ted Landau Discusses Traveling to Paris, His iPad and iPhone" MacNotables 11:10 AM
  • "New Macs at WWDC, 3D Maps, Ivy Bridge, Chick-Fil-A + More! (Podcast)" Insanely Great Mac 6/8
  • "Apple to launch app tracking tool at WWDC" Crave @ CNET 8:30 AM
  • "Here's what Apple's new app tracking tool could look like" VentureBeat 8:43 AM
  • "Apple TV SDK coming next week, allowing third-party apps" Crave @ CNET 9:28 AM
  • "iOS 6 reveal confirmed for Apple WWDC" Neowin 2:34 PM
  • "Check Out This Stunning New iOS 6 Concept!" MacTrast 1:29 PM
  • "iPhone 5 outer frame emerges, indicates longer display and thinner form factor" Network World 10:59 AM
  • "What Can We Expect From iOS 6?" MacTrast 11:06 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Will Look Like This? 3D Renderings Of Next iPhone Based On Leaked Parts Make Rumors Alive [Photos & Video] International Business Times 8:19 AM
  • "Give Your iPhone A New Look With This Drop Dead Gorgeous iOS Theme [Jailbreak] Inside Apple 8:25 AM
  • "Apple to introduce TV SDK at WWDC"  BGR 6/8
  • "App Developers Signal Apple Allegiance Ahead of WWDC and Google I/O" Flurry 6/8
  • "WWDC Banner Confirms iOS 6 Discussion and Name" MacRumors 6/8
  • "Banners Confirm Arrival of iOS 6 at WWDC" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "iOS 6 announcement confirmed by conference center banner" MSNBC 6/8
  • "Apple's new UDID-free tracking tool will increase user privacy: In the coming weeks, Apple reportedly plans to detail a new tracking tool for mobile developers that will better protect the privacy of iOS users than the current system." AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple may replace UDID with new, privacy-conscious tracking system" Ars Technica 6/8
  • "Apple still expected to retire 17-inch MacBook Pro in 2012" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "High Resolution 'iPhone 5' Renderings Based on Leaked Parts" MacRumors 6/8
  • "iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending June 8" Network World 6/8
  • "iPads Are Pushing Low-End Tablet Prices Still Lower: Report" eWeek 6/8
  • "Apple MacBook Air wedge patent bad news for ultrabooks?" Crave @ CNET 6/8
  • "Apple Patents the MacBook Air's Wedge Design — Bad News for Ultrabook Makers" Wired 6/8
  • "Apple iPhone to Add Baidu Search in China, Dump Google" Patently Apple 6/8
  • "iPhone 4S drawdown ahead of Apple's next model is smaller than expected" AppleInsider 6/8
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Paper Racer For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Snabbit For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $1.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "Drag the Rope For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:29 AM
  • "WordSurge For iPhone and iPad Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "Third Blade For iPhone Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "Pattern Puzzle For iPhone and iPad Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 6/8
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/8
  • "MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 6/8

  • "Review: Brenthaven Kona Project 2 Messenger Bag" Run Around Tech 12:02 PM
  • "Try Brenthaven's new eco-friendly Bionic iPad case" Examiner 9:07 AM
  • "Much-improved Mac minis debut in the nick of time: Apple had pushed out much-improved Mac minis." Seattle Times 8:49 AM
  • "Incase Ari Marcopoulos Camera and iPad Bag review" iMore 8:47 AM
  • "Dausen iPhone pico projector battery case at Computex 2012 (hands-on Video)" Engadget 8:41 AM
  • "Review/Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview" ["What it is is an unedited 70-minute interview, a single fixed camera shot, that the then-40-year-old Jobs granted to Robert X. Cringely, a technology writer and former Apple employee, in 1995, while he was still in exile from Apple."] Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 6/8
  • "Thunderbolt 'Bridge': LaCie eSATA Hub" Bare Feats 6/8
  • "Hauppauge MyTV 2Go: Compact, Wi-Fi-accessible Freeview TV tuner." Register Hardware 6/8
  • "SuperTooth's DISCO Portable Stereo Speaker Is Wireless" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "FatCat mPower PowerBar 4200 Travel Charger For iPhone, iPad, Et Al. 'Book Mystique Review" MacPrices 6/8
  • "Botanicula a hypnotically fascinating Mac game" Macworld 6/8
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Hands on with Facebook's App Center" PCWorld 10:14 AM
  • "Review: TrustR – Make Your iPhone Extra Safe And Secure" MacTrast 8:48 AM
  • "Color Splash Studio for iPhone review" iMore 8:47 AM
  • "KloutScore for iPhone review" iMore 8:47 AM
  • "Need a Quick Opinion? There's An App For That" Mashable 8:48 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Express Now Enhanced With Retina iPad Support And More Expansion Packs" App Advice 8:42 AM
  • "iOS Potty-training Apps Perfect for Father's Day" PCWorld 9:51 AM
  • "Send The Evil Alien Robbers To Their Doom In Amazing Shape Shifters And Win A Copy" App Advice 5:02 PM
  • "I don't anymore: Apps to help with the details of divorce" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "The Week in iOS Apps: Once upon a time..." Macworld 6/8
  • "Incoboto for iPad review: The surprisingly happy tale of one boy and his pet sun at the end of the universe" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Mass Effect: Infiltrator review/A visually stunning but cynical Mass Effect spinoff for iPad" Macworld UK 6/8
  • "Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days for iPad review" AppleTell 6/8
  • "Empty iOS App Folders in an Instant" Lifehacker 6:40 PM
  • "Prepaid iPhones are cheaper in the long run, but you pay more up front" Houston Chronicle 6/8
  • "Why a prepaid iPhone is an amazing deal for bargain hunters: Even though it'll cost you full price for an iPhone on a prepaid carrier, Ask Maggie explains how it will still save you nearly $1,000 by going prepaid for the iPhone." CNET News 6/8
  • "Virgin Prepaid iPhones: Do The Math/Apple iPhones soon will be available from at least two prepaid providers, so we crunch the numbers to find the least expensive option." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "Will the Apple Television be mobile? Literally?" Examiner 10:40 PM
  • "Apple Just Got Clearance to Wage War on Ultrabooks" The Motley Fool 10:40 PM
  • "Why Does Apple Inspire So Much Hate?" Cult of Mac 6:44 PM
  • "What Is That iPhone Really Worth? A Fool Dives In." The Motley Fool 6:44 PM
  • "I'm boycotting Apple" BetaNews 3:39 PM
  • "Apple WWDC: What's On The Radar" UberGizmo 4:57 PM
  • "Last Chance for Your Apple WWDC Predictions" Techland 2:08 PM
  • "Which Apple WWDC Notebook Rumors Are Most Likely To Come True?" TechCrunch 1:50 PM
  • "Android vs. iPhone- one size fits all? @dannysullivan" ECPM Blog 1:45 PM
  • "T-Mobile testing iPhone compatible 3G network; iPhone announcement looming?" Edible Apple 12:06 PM
  • "War of the Steve Jobs films starts as Apple developers arrive in SF" The Drum 12:05 PM
  • "Apple is About to Reduce Google's Revenues" Forbes 12:02 PM
  • "[Rumor] Apple to add an App Store to the Apple TV OS" AppleTell 11:08 AM
  • "Gladwell: History Will Revere Gates, Forget Jobs" PC Magazine 10:26 AM
  • "Video: $149 MacBook Air Clone Runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich" LAPTOP Magazine 10:15 AM
  • "Sprint's Virgin Mobile Prepaid iPhone Service Is Exactly What It Needs To Compete" Seeking Alpha 10:03 AM
  • "New Prepaid iPhone Plans Compared" Yahoo! News 9:29 AM
  • "The Macalope Weekly: Executive suite" Macworld 9:08 AM
  • "iPhone 5 release date blow for fans as WWDC banners hint at new iOS 6 only" Metro UK 9:07 AM
  • "Think Business is Adopting the iPhone? Not So Fast..." Run Around Tech 8:59 AM
  • "Applesauce: All Things Apple" redOrbit 8:58 AM
  • "6 things I want to see in iOS 6" GigaOM 8:43 AM
  • "Opinion: The 18-inch Windows 8 Tablet that could crush the iPad" Digital Trends 8:41 AM
  • "Android's one killer feature that trumps the iPhone: With Apple's iOS 6 on the horizon, it's important to note that there's still one big thing that Android does a lot better than iPhone." CNET News 8:23 AM
  • "Has Apple come up with a less creepy way of tracking app use?" GigaOM 6/8
  • "If You've Ever Sold a Used iPod, You May Have Violated Copyright Law" The Atlantic 6/8
  • "Siri Strikes Out for the iPad: But is it too soon for the beta product?" Technology Review 6/8
  • "Upcoming Prepaid Apple iPhone Options Won't Impact Market Much" FOXBusiness 6/8
  • "Want an iPhone for the next 2 years? Virgin Mobile's the cheapest choice" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Will you pay $650 up-front for an iPhone 4S to pay less monthly? Virgin Mobile is betting you will" Computerworld 6/8
  • "T-Mobile USA Testing iPhone-Compatible 4G HSPA+ Service at Moscone West" MacRumors 6/8
  • "Apple Jab at Google Likely at WWDC" PCWorld 6/8
  • "Apple and Rogue Amoeba disagree over reason for Airfoil's removal from App Store" The Verge 6/8
  • "Rogue Amoeba to Phil Schiller and Apple: reverse-engineering isn't against the law" The Next Web 6/8
  • "What I'd like to see in Apple's next MacBooks" CNET Reviews 6/8
  • "From old tuba to new iPad dock" [Slideshow] CNET News 6/8
  • "Why Google's (and Apple's Alleged) 3D Maps Don't Seem That Exciting" Techland 6/8
  • "Siri Ads Featuring John Malkovich Are Officially Apple's Worst Ads In Years" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "X Marks The Spot: Will Apple Crash Nokia's Party, Again?" Forbes 6/8
  • "Your iPad At Work: Worth The Trouble? Here's everything you need to know but were afraid to ask about using your iPad for work. Hint: It can be done, but there are hurdles." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "Why We Need More Specialty Tech Retail" Tech.pinions 6/8
  • "Over 40% of iPhone Buyers Are Switchers" Tapscape 6/8
  • "Hand-warmer Mouse? IPhone Proximity Alarm? Pen Phone? Why Not?" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "What will Apple announce on Monday?" MSNBC 6/8
  • "Apple WWDC preview: What the analysts are saying" Fortune 6/8
  • "Apple WWDC 2012 Preview: 6 Things We Can't Wait to See" LAPTOP Magazine 6/8
  • "Apple WWDC: The Rumor Mill of Potential iProducts" Breakout 6/8
  • "Dell slams the 'shiny' iPad... Despite plans to launch a new 'Duo' monstrosity" Electricpig 6/8
  • "Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates: Which one will be remembered in 2062?" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "Why Malcolm Gladwell Is Wrong About Steve Jobs, In Three Words" Forbes 6/8
  • "Gladwell: In 50 years, Steve Jobs will be forgotten and Bill Gates will be honored [video]"  BGR 6/8
  • "Malcolm Gladwell: In 50 years, Bill Gates will be revered and Steve Jobs will be forgotten" GeekWire 6/8
  • "Apple's marketing boss Phil Schiller profiled as Mini-Me and Dr. No" iDownload Blog 6/8
  • "Former Employees Are Worried Apple's Marketing Chief Will Hurt The Company Without Steve Jobs In Charge" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Apple's iPhone 5: Put up or shut up: And what does Apple have in store for Siri?" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "Siri Fixes: What We Want From Apple WWDC/Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference promises some exciting new Siri developments, but Apple must attend to its Siri-ous problems first." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "Apple iOS 6: What's Needed, What's Coming" Gizmodo 6/8
  • "Sneak Preview of Apple's WWDC: Tech Trends" [Video Report] TheStreet 6/8
  • "My WWDC Predictions" MacNews 6/8
  • "Mountain Lion, iOS figure to highlight WWDC keynote" Macworld 6/8
  • "Apple's WWDC Is Coming: Here Are the 7 Things That Actually Matter" ReadWriteWeb 6/8
  • "Not your usual WWDC predictions" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Apple penalized $2.22 million for misleading iPad 4G ads" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Predicting the Rise and Rise of 3-D" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6/8
  • "AWS: Can anyone catch Amazon's cloud?" ZDNet UK 6/8
  • "Has Oracle's Ellison finally stepped over the line?" ZDNet 6/8
  • "The X is dead, long live the X" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Razer's crazy new Artemis concept PC game controller" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Why Do Some Programming Languages Live And Others Die?" Wired Magazine 6/8
  • "HP Z1 quad-core Xeon 27in PC: All in one workstation, anyone?" Register Hardware 6/8
  • "Galaxy S III loses in iPhone 4 drop test" TG Daily 6/8
  • "Quick guide to password protection" V3 6/8
  • "Can't Find the Gadgets You Want? Here Are the Parts to Build Your Own" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "9 Warning Signs of Bad IT Architecture" [Slideshow] PCWorld 6/8
  • "Stupid security mistakes: Things you missed while doing the hard stuff" ITworld 6/8
  • "How Charles Dickens helped crack your LinkedIn password" IDG News Service 6/8
  • "In defense of the private cloud -- sorta" InfoWorld 6/8
  • "Mobile devices bring cloud storage -- and security risks -- to work" Computerworld 6/8
  • "Should Your Next Smartphone Be A Phablet? Phablets may very well find a niche in vertical and specialized markets, but there's a convenience problem for mainstream business and enterprise users." InformationWeek 6/8
  • "Facebook App Center has its kinks (First Take)" Download 6/8
  • "The future of TV (maybe): Outfits like NimbleTV and Aereo want to finally fulfill the promise of web TV. But disrupting the massive home-entertainment industry won't be easy." Fortune 6/8
  • "Three-Minute Tech: How noise-canceling headphones work" TechHive 6/8
  • "Analyst: I Met With A Big Computer Maker And There Was A 'General Lack Of Enthusiasm' For Windows 8" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Hilarious 'Fotoshop by Adobé' Video Spoofs Pixel Perfection" Forbes 12:04 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "There's Finally a Wookiee iPhone Case To Match Your Awesome Chewbacca Hoodie" Gizmodo 3:42 PM
  • "Roller Journal now available on the iPad" AppleTell 1:42 PM
  • "SplitMail for iPad [jailbreak] iMore 12:10 PM
  • "OmniPlan for iPad now available for $49.99" The Verge 9:00 AM
  • "Experience Metro With Splashtop's Android And iPad Windows 8 Metro Testbed App" TechCrunch 8:59 AM
  • "Airline TycoonDeluxe landing on iOS platforms" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Grimm's Frog King 1.0 for iPad - Traditional + Modern Versions" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "AppIt Ventures Launches Business Plan Writing App for iPad" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Funny Figures is a new social drawing game for iPhone and iPad" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Apple's Guide on iOS Security Features Enables IAD Developers" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "iPhone App and Website Makes it Easy to Challenge Anyone, Anywhere" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Tiny Bee HD - The small bee now in XXL" prMac 8:52 AM
  • "Arcadie for iPhone offers 8-bit gaming in a miniature form factor" Coolest Gadgets 8:41 AM
  • "The World's first Invisible iPhone wallet" PRWeb 8:38 AM
  • "Mitt Romney becomes first politician to use Apple's iAd service" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Gene Steinberg meets cutting-edge commentator Daniel Eran Dilger of AppleInsider, and author Ted Landau, of Macworld and The Mac Observer, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 6/8
  • "Twittelator Neue 2 for iPhone Improves Interface, Performance" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "Eventster Brings Crowdsourced Event Discovery To iPhone & iPad" TechCrunch 6/8
  • "Control Your Air Conditioner From Your iPhone? There's An App For That" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "iSimplyConnect Reinvents VPN For iPad Business Users" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "ClamBook Turns Your Phone Into a Laptop" PC Magazine 6/8
  • "Jukebox For iOS Brings Extensive Control Of The Music App Through Notification Center And Dashboard X" Redmond Pie 6/8
  • "The Omni Group releases OmniPlan for iPad" TUAW 6/8
  • "'Bug Princess 2 Black Label' Coming to iOS from Cave" Touch Arcade 6/8
  • "iPhone App celebrates Goodwood Festival of Speed" SlashGear 6/8
  • "All BibleKids 3D digital Bible books on sale for .99 cents over the weekend for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch! Search 'BibleKids 3D' on the App Store." PRWeb 6/8
  • "Try the New iPhone Scuba Diving Game, Pearl Man" PRWeb 6/8
  • "iPad Shopping App Brings the Most Savings to Shoppers – Launches 'Coupon Codes Plus'" Business Wire 6/8
  • "AudioGlove Case For iPhone Instantly Amplifies Your Speaker Sound For Louder Listening" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "Songza Goes Universal: New iPad Version Comes Complete With Innovative Music Concierge" App Advice 6/8
  • "Jailbreak Only: PersistentAssistant - Make Sure Siri Stays Alert During Conversations" App Advice 6/8
  • "IM+ Pro 6.5 Brings Complete Optimization For The New iPad's 'Retina' Display" RazorianFly 6/8
  • "Thomson Reuters buys Apsmart, the studio started by the developer of Shazam's first iPhone app" Reuters 6/8
  • "Terrific Color Splash Studio Makes The Leap From Mac App Store To iPhone" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "New photo app: Color Splash Studio comes to iPhone" prMac 6/8
  • "Agent Higgs 1.0 for iOS - Game Teaches Particle Physics" prMac 6/8
  • "iSEQUENCES 1.0 available in the App Store" prMac 6/8
  • "Fast Counter for iOS - Conduct biology experiments on your iPhone" prMac 6/8
  • "Photo LoL 2.0 - Capture, Retouch and Share Photos on the iPhone and iPad" prMac 6/8
  • "Airplanes. 1.0 for iOS: Classic River Raid Jet Fighter is Back" prMac 6/8
  • "Infant Visual Stimulation 1.5 for iOS: Flashcards Help Babies Learn+Grow" prMac 6/8
  • "Bubble Chart Pro PLUS Solves the Project Prioritization Problem" prMac 6/8
  • "CalcTab re-imagines Calculators for the tablet-era" prMac 6/8
  • "CalcTape Calculator for the iPad - Adding Machine with Paper Roll" prMac 6/8
  • "Legends of Taylen: Coming of Humans Puts Readers Into The Story" prMac 6/8
  • "SpinWarp Gives Users Nearly Limitless Effects For Photo Manipulation" prMac 6/8
  • "Warranty Consultant takes guesswork out of extended warranty purchases" prMac 6/8
  • "Marche for iOS Lets Users Sync Shopping List With Family And Friends" prMac 6/8
  • "runandgo Altimeter - Ultimate Tool for Hiking and Outdoor Activities" prMac 6/8
  • "Hairstyle PRO Free for iPad: Photo-Visualize Hairstyles, Colors, Lengths" prMac 6/8
  • "New iPad App May Lead To Hiking and Beret Wearing" prMac 6/8
  • "PlayBC-Interactive Alphabet HD is 65% off for the weekend" prMac 6/8
  • "ABCs with Animals for iPad finally makes alphabet learning fun and easy" prMac 6/8
  • "Anansi Mobile Announces Its Latest Game: Arcane Shores" prMac 6/8
Computer Industry
  • "Does Larry believe in Oracle's middle-rung cloud?" ZDNet 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft Corporation a Top 25 Dividend Giant With 2.74% Yield" Forbes 8:37 AM
  • "Expect SmartGlass support in every Microsoft Studios game going forward" Joystiq 10:51 AM
  • "Microsoft store in Freehold aims to take a bite at Apple: Microsoft hosts Cee Lo Green, Lupe Fiasco" Asbury Park Press 8:57 AM
  • "Windows 8 Tablets: Computex Sneak Peek" [Slideshow] InformationWeek 9:03 AM
  • "Enter 'Bing-tannica': Microsoft partners with Encyclopedia Britannica" GMA News 10:53 AM
  • "Opinion: Microsoft should be backing Android. Here's why" Digital Trends 3:46 PM
  • "IT Pros Head to TechEd Seeking Details About Microsoft Enterprise Upgrades" IDG News Service 9:06 AM
  • "Why Windows 8 will not be another Windows Vista (editorial)" WinBeta 9:06 AM
  • "Google Chrome Coming to Windows 8 Metro" eWeek 10:44 AM
  • "Microsoft set to reveal a Hotmail replacement with Newmail" Digital Trends 10:45 AM
  • "Microsoft to offer version of Visual Studio Express 2012 that supports desktop apps" The Verge 8:58 AM
  • "Intel takes on cities and supersonic cars: From cities to mobile phones, chipmaker Intel is aiming for ubiquity and backed by Number 10. Matt Warman Reports." Telegraph 8:58 AM
  • "Intel Set-Top Box Uses Face Recognition to Target Ads to You [Video] Mashable 2:33 PM
  • "IBM remains competitive, but company has different feel" The Post-Bulletin 10:18 AM
  • "IBM bars Siri from staff iPhones, citing security concerns" GMA News 10:20 AM
  • "Massive Insider Buying Could Mark Bottom For Hewlett-Packard" Seeking Alpha 12:05 PM
  • "Sepaton: HP offers 'least capable' dedupe in the industry/HP's Store Once Catalyst and B6200 hardware offers the 'least capable' deduplication in the industry. That's according to Sepaton, which should know as HP resells its deduplicating array." The Register 8:34 AM
  • "When bad tech ideas don't fail: Every new product idea can't be brilliant. Some are terrible. So why won't they go away?" Computerworld 8:29 AM
  • "IPv6 Launch Called Mixed Success" Techworld 12:10 PM
  • "Merging Cellphones and Dashboards" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:04 AM
  • "LinkedIn breach puts site's reputation on the line" Reuters 9:04 AM
  • "Raise a Glass to Corning: The company's revolutionary new product—flexible glass—and its low stock price make it a good candidate for selling puts." Barron's 8:57 AM
  • "Kinect Reveals The Next Job To Be Replaced By Computers: Sports Coaches" TechCrunch 9:16 AM
  • "7 Tips To Toughen Passwords: As this week's LinkedIn and eHarmony--and likely, demonstrate, many website users continue to pick atrocious, easily cracked passwords. Are your passwords safe?" InformationWeek 9:04 AM
  • "What the Preannouncements Don't Tell Us: Even with growth in earnings and revenue slowing, tech shares have fared well this year." Barron's 8:37 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple: WWDC a 'Platform War,' Says Evercore; JMP Sizes Macs' Advantages" Barron's 6/8
  • "How You Can Trade The Apple World Wide Developers Conference Next Week" Seeking Alpha 6/8
  • "How many jobs has Apple created in the U.S.?" CBS News 6/8
  • "What Is Apple's Dividend Likely To Be In The Next 5 Years?" Seeking Alpha 6/8
Industry News
  • "Apple flexes muscles to lead broad tech gains" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "U.S. stock indexes rise on hope for Europe" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "S&P 500 Caps Best Week In 2012 Amid Optimism On Spain" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Stocks Post Biggest Weekly Gains of 2012" CNBC 6/8
  • "Dow Books Biggest Weekly Gain of 2012" TheStreet 6/8
  • "Stocks: Best week of 2012" CNNMoney 6/8
  • "Week Wraps Up With a Win: Stocks rallied Friday, extending major benchmarks' biggest weekly gains of the year, as speculation about potential Spanish bailout talks this weekend buoyed sentiment." [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Stocks likely to struggle: U.S. stocks could struggle Friday on investor disappointment that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke did not signal more stimulus is on the horizon." CNNMoney 6/8
  • "China Rate Cut Spooks Asia Markets" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Asian Stocks Fall as Policy Makers Struggle to Reinforce Growth" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Asia Markets: Asia stocks get hit after China rate cut, Fed/Nikkei sinks 2.1%, but ends week up, snapping 9-week losing streak" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "Spanish Stocks Rally; Europe Stocks End Week Higher" [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "European Stocks Retreat on German Export Drop, Spanish Downgrade" Bloomberg 6/8
  • "Europe Markets: Spain rallies as Europe stocks end week higher" MarketWatch 6/8
  • "World markets hit by Bernanke, Spain" CNNMoney 6/8
  • "Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks: Nasdaq's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m." Associated Press 6/8
  • "Midday Glance: Computer companies/Computer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m." Associated Press 6/8
  • "Final Glance: Computer companies" CBS News 6/8

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