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Wednesday Highlights: New York Times explains Apple's ability to survive and thrive "in a season of tech scandals"; Slate's feature investigates Apple News' ability to give exposure to publishers, but inability (thus far) to deliver the money; Tim Bajarin peers into Apple's future innovation; Ken Segall's article is must-read as he takes Apple to task over "needlessly complicated" iPhone naming scheme; Apple quickly fixes Safari search results after finding suggested results pointed to debunked conspiracy theories; Google backtracks on Chrome's auto sign-in after outcry; here's a list of known bugs in Mojave; Mark Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, talks Apple on CNBC; Nate Lanxon's Apple Watch awoke him at 3AM with a serious heart alert; iPhone screen time controls already being bypassed by kids as young as 7; CNNMoney, Ars Technica review Apple Watch Series 4; Macworld benchmarks iPhone XS and XS Max.

  • "U.S. trade panel to revisit initial ruling vs. Apple: A U.S. trade panel said on Monday it would revisit an initial ruling that Apple Inc infringed one of four patents asserted by Motorola Mobility, now a Google Inc unit."  Reuters 7:20 PM
  • "The face and the brand: In the five years since the iPhone launched, Apple created a total of 35,852 retail jobs."  asymco 7:39 AM
  • "How Apple's Decision To Buy Aluminum From Australia Forced Microsoft To Build Its Own Tablet"  Business Insider 8:38 AM
  • "A Snapshot of The Android and iOS Market in China Through One Big Developer's Eyes" TechCrunch 12:45 PM
  • "DOJ vs. Apple, e-book publishers: Dispute heats up" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 9:49 AM
  • "Apple accuses HTC of lying to get around ITC ban" Electronista 8:33 PM
  • "Apple vs Samsung timeline: Clash of the Titans/Computerworld Australia tracks the legal stoushes between Apple and Samsung in their rivalry in the smartphone and tablet market."  Computerworld 7:37 AM
  • "Judge dismisses Apple vs Motorola case" BBC 8:15 AM
  • "Judge dismisses Apple patents lawsuit against Motorola" IDG News Service 7:53 AM
  • "Judge dismisses Apple, Motorola patent case once again" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:43 PM
  • "Judge Dismisses Apple, Motorola Case (for Real)" PC Magazine 9:48 AM
  • "Apple To Feature Yelp Check-Ins Within IPhone Maps App" Bloomberg 7:30 AM
  • "Apple slapped with 75 lawsuits by staff of titsup French computer biz" Channel Register 8:16 AM
  • "The unedited Q&A: Apple retail employees respond to NYT's profile, share life from inside the Apple Store"  9 to 5 Mac 8:27 AM
  • "Specialist's Mistake Reaches All the Way to Iran" ifoAppleStore 8:57 PM
  • "Iran's Apple product vendors say iOS devices flourish in capital despite US sanction" 9 to 5 Mac 9:05 PM
  • "Answering Questions about Sandboxing, Gatekeeper, and the Mac App Store" TidBITS 7:15 PM
  • "Apple's Planned Obsolescence: Customer Revolt Brews/This just in from Apple: 'MobileMe ends June 30. Although there are good standards-based ways to make your contacts and calendars available, we will arbitrarily disable those features in OS/X until you upgrade your operating system and, we hope, purchase new hardware from us.'" InformationWeek 10:09 AM
  • "Apple adjusts its tune on security in OS X: Instead of pushing a lackadaisical approach to security, Apple is now promoting OS X's options as aids for users' security." CNET Reviews 7:21 PM
  • "Lion's Windows Executables" Rixstep 7:30 PM
  • "Apple Releases Mountain Lion Update" AppleBitch 8:01 PM
  • "Hard Disk Failure on the Office iMac" eXtensions 9:22 PM
  • "OS X Lion: Mail doesn't send certificate-signed message; Compose window cannot be closed" Apple Support 8:57 PM
  • "Lion Server: Manually restarting Push notifications after a certificate change" Apple Support 8:57 PM
  • "Disk Utility may not be able to verify or repair permissions on a software RAID set" Apple Support 8:57 PM
  • "SOHO Organizer Syncs Contacts with iCloud in Snow Leopard" TidBITS 1:48 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X features: catching up and superseding" alex4d 7:41 PM
  • "How to choose a to-do manager: Omnifocus works for me, but that doesn't mean it's the right task manager for you." Macworld 11:07 AM
  • "Photos to movies: How to transform images into a motion picture" Macworld 11:07 AM
  • "How to Send a Message to Your iPad Remotely" Macinstruct 9:09 AM
  • "Alien Skin Offers Strong Update To Blow Up Plug-In" Layers Magazine 8:32 AM
  • "How to Instantly Lock your Mac OS X Screen in Lion" Amsys 10:55 AM
  • "iTunes Tip: Add Custom Genres to iTunes" Kirkville 7:29 AM
  • "MacMost Now 726: Printing Labels and Envelopes From Address Book" MacMost 7:20 AM
  • "Three quick browser tips" Macworld 10:13 AM
  • "How To Use A Kill Switch To Force Quit Mac Apps That Freeze Up Or Go All Wonky" Mac 360 12:43 PM
  • "How Hot Is Your Mac? Find Out With 2 Free Temperature Montitors" BohemianBoomer 12:42 PM
  • "Finally, Mac App Window Management Is A Breeze And Almost Free" TeraTalks 11:43 AM
  • "Are We Still Jaded? OK, we've now had several weeks to digest the recent WWDC. And I can't believe (honestly!) that I'm still reading blog posts of disappointed Mac users! Are we really that spoiled?" YMP Now 10:10 AM
Press Releases
  • "Philips Speech Processing Announces Dictation and Transcription Software for Mac OS X" Business Wire 9:25 AM
  • "Vitamin-R 1.82 adds full Retina display support" prMac 8:29 AM
  • "Layer Cake 1.1 with Magic Retina" MacRabbit 8:28 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "On Orbitz, Mac Users Steered to Pricier Hotels: Orbitz Worldwide Inc. has found that people who use Apple Inc.'s AAPL -1.95% Mac computers spend as much as 30% more a night on hotels, so the online travel agency is starting to show them different, and sometimes costlier, travel options than Windows visitors see." [Paid Membership Required] 7:41 PM
  • "Mac users pay more than PC users, says Orbitz: The travel site says Mac users will pay $20 to $30 a night more on hotels than PC users." CNET News 8:10 PM
  • "Mac users just love to pay more, says Orbitz" ZDNet 9:27 PM
  • "First-day buyer of original 2007 iPhone found love and connectivity/From iPhone 1 to iPhone 4S: the evolution of digital life" Network World 12:43 PM
  • "Original iPhone: Why this guy is still using a 5-year-old smartphone/Acquired on eBay, original iPhone still satisfies Bulgarian IT worker" Network World 12:43 PM
  • "RIM abandons BlackBerry, industry awaits Apple iPhone 5 effect" Computerworld 7:19 AM
  • "New Sony Google TV Set-Top Box Disappoints, Increases Desire for Apple TV" Forbes 11:30 AM
  • "New Apple store opens" CRN 9:27 PM
  • "Apple Is Adding Yelp Check-Ins To iOS (That Everyone Will Ignore)" Business Insider 7:38 AM
  • "Apple to provide Yelp check-in functionality within iOS 6 Maps" The Next Web 8:16 AM
  • "Apple's new Maps app could integrate Yelp check-ins" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "East Alton approves iPad purchase: The East Alton Elementary School Board moved forward with the plan to implement a One to One iPad initiative and approved a lease-to-purchase agreement at Tuesday night's meeting." The Telegraph: Alton, IL 7:46 AM
  • "The iPad Is Helping Make 'Motion' Comics A Graphic, Gratifying Reality" App Advice 7:31 AM
  • "Apple to initiate new 'Pathways' training program for retail employees" 9 to 5 Mac 7:38 AM
  • "Apple introduces Pathways training program for retail workers" FairerPlatform 9:26 AM
  • "Cricket prepaid iPhone launch a success" TG Daily 1:14 PM
  • "250 Steve Jobs videos collected in biography companion archive" Macworld UK 7:48 AM
  • "Video of Woz: pranks, Steve Jobs, and how the Apple II changed everything" Macworld UK 7:48 AM
  • "Here's what Woz really thinks about Kim DotCom" CNET News 8:20 AM
  • "Must watch: A collection of over 250 videos about Steve Jobs presented in biographical order" The Next Web 9:20 AM
  • "Download Demand for Steve Jobs at D Podcasts Strong" AllThingsD 9:09 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Mobile payments popular among Girl Scouts" TG Daily 12:56 PM
  • "A Personal Assistant Mines Your Life to Help Out: Cue feeds on e-mail and social-networking accounts to highlight important events and update contacts automatically." Technology Review 12:54 PM
  • "Box Brings Its OneCloud Platform To Android With 50 Apps" TechCrunch 12:52 PM
  • "Facebook quietly rolls out 'Find Friends Nearby'" Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 1:13 PM
  • "Beyond iPhone and Android: 5 hot new platforms for developers" InfoWorld 11:50 AM
  • "OpenStack company Piston adds virtual desktop infrastructure" Network World 12:27 PM
  • "Mozilla's new silent update fails to boost Firefox 13''s uptake" Computerworld 10:40 AM
  • "India upgrades 'world's cheapest tablet' Aakash" BBC 10:13 AM
  • "Rambus names Ronald Black CEO" EE Times 12:36 PM
  • "Google Expected to Unveil Kindle Rival This Week" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "Google's Motorola Reportedly To Exit Feature Phones" Forbes 11:30 AM
  • "Google's next advance will be hard fought" The Globe and Mail [Free Registration Required] 11:35 AM
  • "What to Expect From Google I/O 2012" PC Magazine 12:15 PM
  • "Google I/O Preview: 9 Potential Products/Get ready for Android Jelly Bean, Google's Nexus tablet, and a host of new products and services to launch at Google's developer conference this week." InformationWeek 10:05 AM
  • "Google TV gets new audition with $199 Sony box, due July 22" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Blackberry Bankers: RIM Edges Closer to a Sale" Time 1:03 PM
  • "RIM: Splitting The Company In Two Parts A 'Silly Fantasy'" Forbes 11:29 AM
  • "Samsung Expects Record Mobile Profit With Galaxy, Shin Says" Bloomberg 10:16 AM
  • "Infinite-capacity wireless vortex beams carry 2.5 terabits per second" ExtremeTech 11:58 AM
  • "Microsoft Invents New Cooperative Touch + Pen Input Mechanism" Patent Bolt 12:15 PM
  • "The Patent behind Microsoft's Digital Pen for Surface Tablets" Patent Bolt 7:49 AM
  • "Goodbye MobileMe. Hello Surface?" The MT Show 7:23 AM
  • "How NFC Could Pair With iOS 6 Passbook for E-Wallet Matrimony" Wired 7:32 PM
  • "New iPhone prototypes have NFC chips and antenna" 9 to 5 Mac 7:38 AM
  • "iPhone 5 prototypes reportedly reveal NFC support" CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "Rumor: The iPhone 5 Will Support Mobile Payments with an NFC Chip" Forbes 11:29 AM
  • "Rumor: Next Generation iPhone 5 Has NFC" AppleBitch 8:19 AM
  • "Siri confirms much speculated new Apple Store will open in Sydney" The Next Web 7:17 AM
  • "iPhone 5 Micro Dock Connector Is Micro USB" Tapscape 7:43 AM
  • "iOS 6 Beta 2 roundup: Here's what's new" 9 to 5 Mac 3:12 PM
  • "Apple pushes iOS 6.0 update to devs" 9 to 5 Mac 12:14 PM
  • "The Rest of the New Features of iOS 6: iOS 6 has 200 new features according to Apple. Here are all of the ones mentioned at the keynote, along with what we know about them." 148Apps 8:49 AM
  • "No Retina display for new iMac, sources: A developer has said that he had heard that the next model will not include such a high-resolution display" Macworld UK 7:48 AM
  • "Retina MacBook Pro Requires Separate Test for Servicing" 512 Pixels 9:48 AM
  • "Sony, Panasonic confirm OLED TV partnership: Apple, Samsung set in sights?" ZDNet 1:28 PM
  • "Problems reported mounting USB 3.0 external drives on new MacBooks" ZDNet 7:29 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Toy Defense For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Wordrive For iPhone and iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "Panda's Revenge For iPhone Is Free Today (Was $0.99)" Apple Sliced 8:57 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:18 AM
  • "iPad (2012) Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:18 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide -17 Inch Models -Up to $450 Off Current Models" MacReviewZone 11:43 AM
  • "Apple MacBook Air Buyer's Guide -Up To $400 Off -Models, Prices And Information" MacReviewZone 11:52 AM
  • "iPad 3 Buyer's Guide -Best iPad Prices Reviews & Information" MacReviewZone 12:42 PM
  • "Apple Time Capsule Buyer's Guide -Up to $110 Off Currently Shipping Models" MacReviewZone 12:42 PM
  • "Mac Compatible Printers... Prices Range From $50 To $450 -Best Selling -Prices, Deals, Reviews And Information" MacReviewZone 12:15 PM
  • "Apple Friendly Product Guide -Best Selling iPod Accessories -From $10 To $600" MacReviewZone 12:43 PM
  • "PadGadget Daily App Deal – 8 iPad Apps on Sale" PadGadget 7:38 AM

  • "Apple MacBook Air review (11-inch, Summer 2012)" CNET 7:16 PM
  • "MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Review Revue" TidBITS 7:23 AM
  • "New Airport Express a tiny Wi-Fi base station powerhouse" Macworld 7:42 AM
  • "Pogoplug Review: The Ups and Downs of DIY Cloud Storage" Techland 8:25 AM
  • "AudioGlove's Smart Design Makes iPhone Speakers Scream" MacNewsWorld 8:25 AM
  • "iCade Mobile — Lets Play!" Wired 1:27 PM
  • "Top keyboard/cases for the iPad 3 (gallery) Summer 2012 edition" ZDNet 7:32 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Review of WTHR – A Simpler, More Beautiful Weather App" MacStories 7:32 PM
  • "The Many Faces Of: Instapaper" TechHive 3:12 PM
  • "Remarks - Write notes and Annotate PDFs Review: iPad app is good for quick annotation, note-taking" Macworld 7:53 AM
  • "Reviews: Brave Storybook Deluxe & Brave Interactive Comic" Apple Gazette 4:55 PM
  • "Dragon's Lair HD for iPad review: Help Dirk the Daring rescue the Princess Daphne in this retro classic" Macworld UK 7:43 PM
  • "'Cthulhu Saves The World' iOS Hands-On Impressions" Touch Arcade 7:34 PM
  • "Appidemic: IAM Konki for iPhone, iPod touch" AppleTell 8:31 AM
  • "'The Act' Review - An Animated Tale of Love and Window Washing" Touch Arcade 8:27 AM
  • "Suspect in Sight Review: Take to the skies and help the police ground forces chase down and apprehend dangerous criminals." 148Apps 11:12 AM
  • "Gauge Review: Gauge is a one-button endurance game that tests player focus." 148Apps 10:36 AM
  • "Bungee Monkey Review: The objective in this addictive casual game is to swing the monkey through the jungle quickly to grab the fruit before the nasty insects slow the little fellow down." 148Apps 8:27 AM
  • "How to jailbreak iOS 6 beta 2 with RedSn0w" iDownload Blog 8:57 PM
  • "How to manually update to iOS 6 beta 2 over-the-air (OTA)" iMore 3:13 PM
  • "How To Enable Passbook App In iOS 6 Beta" Redmond Pie 11:55 AM
  • "Video: How to Save a Wet Cellphone" Techland 7:39 AM
  • "Apple Keyboard shortcuts for app switching on an iPad" The Verge 9:09 AM
  • "Add FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Profiles to iPhone Contacts" OS X Daily 7:42 AM
  • "How To Access Tweetbot's 'Super Secret Settings' Menu & Activate Streaming Over 3G" Cult of Mac 7:29 AM
  • "I Hate It When Apple's Marketing Mavens Are Right" Low End Mac 8:58 PM
  • "Android vs. iOS: Which one should app makers bet on?" GeekWire 7:30 PM
  • "Analysis: Apple Antitrust Suit Set for June 2013 Trial Date" The Mac Observer 7:15 PM
  • "Op-ed: Why now could be the right time for Apple to ditch the Dock connector/Apple is primed to make the switch now for improvements in future devices." Ars Technica 3:29 PM
  • "How loyal are Mac users? Does any other brand command the same level of devotion?" MSN Money 3:10 PM
  • "Disney, Microsoft, and Tesla Copy The Apple Store. So Should You." Forbes 11:06 AM
  • "Apple, Motorola Patent Lawsuit Shut Down... Again" The Mac Observer 10:33 AM
  • "Bloomberg: Apple Chooses Lamest Partner for iOS 6 Maps" Gizmodo 9:52 AM
  • "The Macalope Daily: Vapor lock" Macworld [Insider Content] 9:49 AM
  • "Would Apple Acquire Tesla?" TheStreet 8:49 AM
  • "Demand For Tiny Tablets To Fall, As Will Prices For IPad-Sized Devices" MacNews 8:32 AM
  • "Microsoft faces 'major dilemma' pricing Surface tablets against iPad" AppleInsider 3:08 PM
  • "Surface: A desperate move to catch Apple, says report/It was getting harder and harder to catch Apple's iPad. So, Microsoft took matters into its own hands, says a report." CNET News 8:16 AM
  • "How far Apple'd gone to gain an edge for iPad" iDownload Blog 7:38 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S3 shipments: Is the iPhone 5 toast already?" Electricpig 7:37 AM
  • "Apple will gain little from television market, analyst: report points to the lack lustre sales of the existing Apple TV, suggests that there is no money to be made from hardware sales" Macworld UK 7:37 AM
  • "5 signs that Apple is a cult" The Week 12:15 PM
  • "Why Apple Stores Don't (And Shouldn't) Pay Commissions" Cult of Mac 10:35 AM
  • "How the New York Times technology blog, Bits, perpetuated the myth of a mental illness due to mobile phone use: Or, Follow the money" Les Posen's Presentation Magic 8:57 AM
  • "The New McJobs – Is Apple Exploiting Its Store Employees?" TriplePundit 8:31 AM
  • "Apple's Retail Store Staff Compensation Criticized" MacRumors 7:30 AM
  • "JCPenney Under the Apple Guy: Debacle or Transformation? Clues Gleaned From Competitors" Forbes 9:27 PM
  • "Don't buy a jumbo LCD TV, buy a projector" CNET Reviews 1:57 PM
  • "Let's Face It, RIM Is a Total Disaster" AllThingsD 1:45 PM
  • "Generation Y: Are we a BYOD policy nightmare?" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "Pogoplug Review: The Ups and Downs of DIY Cloud Storage" Techland 1:03 PM
  • "Facebook Already Killed Its New 'Find Friends Nearby' Feature That Found People Around You" Gizmodo 3:11 PM
  • "Facebook's 'Find Friends Nearby' -- Good Idea, Needs Work" PCWorld 12:22 PM
  • "Hands On: Ice Cream Sandwich for Motorola Droid Razr Maxx" PC Magazine 12:15 PM
  • "The firewall threat you don't know" InfoWorld 11:51 AM
  • "A reality check for OpenStack" InfoWorld 11:51 AM
  • "Slowdown: Goldman Chops 2012 Mobile Phone Unit Forecast" Forbes 11:29 AM
  • "Survey: 70% of teens hide online behavior from parents" CNN 10:38 AM
  • "Private Clouds: What It Really Takes To Run Them/Expertise, automation, silo busting--what early adopters say private clouds really require." InformationWeek 10:07 AM
  • "Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 review: Infinite potential, limited OS support" CNET Reviews 10:00 AM
  • "What Intel's New Smartphone Strategy Means For You" Seeking Alpha 9:49 AM
  • "Can Sony Xperia ion measure up to its competitors?" The Verge [Free Registration Required] 9:45 AM
  • "How to mark all unread emails as read in Gmail and more" ZDNet 1:19 PM
  • "Google appears to aim low with new 7-inch Android tablet" ZDNet 1:18 PM
  • "You Will Want Google Goggles: I thought that glasses with 'augmented reality' would be hopelessly dorky and could never go mainstream—until I saw the technology in action." Technology Review 12:53 PM
  • "Why Google Should Be Very Afraid Of What Facebook Just Did" Seeking Alpha 9:55 AM
  • "How AOL Squandered WinAmp" TechCrunch 12:45 PM
  • "Analysis: Microsoft's Surface Result of Lost Faith in Partners, Report" The Mac Observer 4:04 PM
  • "Why Microsoft And Google Want To Kill Their Hardware Partners" PixoBebo 1:13 PM
  • "Microsoft and Google won't have a price advantage with iPad, so they'll have to actually make a better product" BetaNews 9:48 AM
  • "Morgan Stanley: Let's Face It, RIM is a Total Disaster" AllThingsD 11:59 AM
  • "The Microsoft Smoke and Mirrors Report: Look, but Touch Quickly" The Tech Night Owl 8:58 AM
  • "Hands-on or hands-off?" OSNews 7:29 AM
  • "If Apple made a washing machine" TUAW 8:35 PM
  • "Secrets from the Apple Store Employee Rule Book." The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:29 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Bird To The Rescue In Tiny Egg Begins" App Advice 9:10 PM
  • "Looking at art on the iPad" [Slideshow] Salon 8:58 PM
  • "Instagram updates to 2.5 with 'visual improvements'" CNET News 8:57 PM
  • "Best iPhone and iPad apps for following the 2012 Wimbledon Championships" iMore 8:36 PM
  • "Jeans let you use your smartphone in your pocket: The Delta415 Wearcom jeans come with a clear screen so you can text, surf, or Shazam from the comfort of your pocket." CNET News 7:24 PM
  • "John Lennon and Yoko Ono Smile Film Resurrected as iPhone App" ReadWriteWeb 3:10 PM
  • "Webinar: More Than Just a Byte Out of Apple" TheStreet 3:10 PM
  • "Gmail For iOS Finally Gains Notification Center Support" Cult of Mac 3:12 PM
  • "Gmail for iOS gets true Notification Center support and 'send-as' feature" iDownload Blog 3:08 PM
  • "'Spy vs. Spy' Hitting iOS Later This Summer, Multiplayer Confirmed" Touch Arcade 3:08 PM
  • "Impecca Introduces "Zoo Tunes" Fun Animal Themed Portable Speakers" Thomas PR 3:06 PM
  • "iPad-Controlled LED Wall Display Will Leave You Mesmerized" PCWorld 12:44 PM
  • "30/30 for iPhone Is a Simple Task Timer that Organizes and Plans Your Work Blocks" Lifehacker 11:55 AM
  • "G-Technology Unveils USB 3.0 Storage for MacBooks" eWeek 10:55 AM
  • " Launches Local Music Streaming Radio App" TechCrunch 9:45 AM
  • "Business Intelligence Leader EMANIO Launches Updated iPhone and iPad Apps" PRWeb 9:33 AM
  • "Top source for corporate app purchases: Apple App Store" MacNews 9:26 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of June 25: Apple on FinalCut X, Steve Martin, Jailbeaking and OpenOffice" The MUG Center 8:30 AM
  • "Never lose your keys again with the Hone Bluetooth keychain for iPhone and iPad" iMore 8:28 AM
  • "New Details for 'Street Fighter X Tekken' for iOS, Releasing Sometime this Summer" Touch Arcade 8:27 AM
  • "Color Splash Studio has been scaled down for iOS" TUAW 8:25 AM
  • "The New York Times Gets All the News That's Fit to Print — All of It — Into Flipboard" AllThingsD 7:43 AM
  • "Universal USB Cell Phones / Tablets Data Cable" USBfever 7:42 AM
  • "Say Hello to Your First Virtual Keyboard" creativebits 7:42 AM
  • "Take a Journey with The Magnificent Travelling Palace 1.0 for iPad" prMac 10:35 AM
  • "DokRemote 1.0 for iOS - New App for Music Remote Control" prMac 10:35 AM
  • "iDoctor Pro Puts Complete Patient Medical Histories in Doctors' Pockets" prMac 9:49 AM
  • "Keep and Share Photos Securely with Encrypt A Pic 1.0 for iOS" prMac 9:49 AM
  • "iTraps Mini - A great game from the past for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch" prMac 8:29 AM
  • "Kids have a blast discovering plants and climate with Green Up" prMac 8:29 AM
  • "Calabughi introduces Cheecoting for iOS: the beach marbles game" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Climbing the Charts is a Hot New iPhone App: The LOLpipe" prMac 7:53 AM
  • "Panoramas Northwest releases EmoDraw for iPhone 4/4S" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Cars and Friends - Puzzle Game for Boys 1.0 released for iOS" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Haydens Times Tables 1.0 - Help educate our children in math for free" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "iSwoop - Ambrosia Software's Swoop game for the iPhone, iPod and iPad" prMac 7:42 AM
  • "Magic Town App Debuts On iPad: Summer Reading in Virtual World For Kids" prMac 7:42 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Exclusive: Dell bids $2.32 billion for Quest Software - source" Reuters 10:04 AM
  • "Unnamed Strategic Bidder, Yes It's Dell, Offers $2.3 Billion For Quest Software" AllThingsD 9:55 AM
  • "Microsoft is buying Yammer for $1.2 billion: Software giant makes big move in social networking for businesses" MarketWatch 1:46 PM
  • "Microsoft buys social-office network Yammer for $1.2 billion" CNNMoney 1:41 PM
  • "Microsoft Agrees To Acquire Yammer For $1.2 Billion In Cash" Bloomberg 1:53 PM
  • "Microsoft Confirms $1.2 Billion Yammer Buy: Microsoft will add Yammer to the Microsoft Office Division, placing the cloud social service side-by-side with SharePoint." InformationWeek 7:20 PM
  • "Microsoft to buy Yammer for $1.2 billion" Reuters 1:58 PM
  • "Microsoft Seals $1.2 Billion Yammer Deal" [Paid Membership Required] 3:09 PM
  • "Microsoft Confirms Worst Kept Secret Ever, Buying Yammer for $1.2 Billion" AllThingsD 1:45 PM
  • "Microsoft's Back With a Shrewd Move" TheStreet 7:33 PM
  • "As Microsoft retools, Ballmer has chance to rewrite his CEO legacy" CNET News 10:00 AM
  • "Can Windows 8 PC Partners Trust Microsoft in the Future?" Forbes 9:51 AM
  • "Windows 8: Is it done yet? When will Microsoft christen Windows 8 as being 'done'? At this point in the game, no one from Microsoft has stated this in any official capacity." CNET News 7:43 PM
  • "Should Microsoft's Partners Fear Surface Tablets? By launching its Surface family of tablets, Microsoft adheres to its faith that hybrids are the future of computing. But will Microsoft's partners now feel forgotten?" PC Magazine 12:16 PM
  • "Microsoft unveiled Surface after seeing partners' designs, says analyst" CNET News 9:01 PM
  • "Daily Report: For Tablet, Microsoft Breaks Away From Partners" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:55 AM
  • "Microsoft: We Won't Build Own Windows Phones/Microsoft exec categorically denies reports that the company plans to bring its Surface tablet strategy to the smartphone market." InformationWeek 11:36 AM
  • "Why the Windows Phone 8 digi-wallet is different to the others: Plays nicely with others, unlike Apple and Google" The Register 1:01 PM
  • "EU regulators side with Microsoft in IE10's 'Do Not Track' controversy: They also want all browsers to prompt users to set their privacy choice" Computerworld 10:41 AM
  • "Microsoft marks March 2013 for London retail store opening" ZDNet 1:17 PM
  • "Microsoft blocks free software site for gambling" BBC 10:13 AM
  • "HP Without Itanium: A Three-Pronged Strategy/Regardless of how its trial against Oracle goes, there will be no new versions of Oracle software on Itanium. Here's how HP might turn the page." InformationWeek 10:06 AM
  • "Oracle's Hurd to spell out new 'customer experience' product strategy" IDG News Service 11:51 AM
  • "Oracle's Recent Software Buys Fuel Customer Experience Strategy: New Oracle Customer Experience (CX) offering melds capabilities from ATG, Endeca, RightNow, and Vitrue, to advance Siebel/Fusion customer relationship management play." InformationWeek 11:37 AM
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  • "Intel may see $2B growth beyond PCs in 2013" EE Times 10:46 AM
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  • "Gartner: 1/3 of consumer data will be stored in the cloud by '16" Network World 12:27 PM
  • "Scientists manipulate light to transmit data: An international team of researchers led by USC engineers have developed a system of transmitting up to 2.56 terabits of data per second - using twisted beams of light." TG Daily 12:57 PM
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  • "U.S. Stocks Drop On Europe As Crisis Threatens Earnings" Bloomberg 1:35 PM
  • "Stocks Sink as EU Doubts Mount" FOXBusiness 11:33 AM
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  • "Asia Stocks Fall as Policy Makers Struggle to Spur Global Growth" Bloomberg 9:46 AM
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