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Tuesday Highlights: AAPL falls after Monday's Q2 guidance warning on Coronavirus impact to Apple's bottom line; company today sees approx $45 billion wiped off market value as magnitude of virus impact "rattles Wall Street"; Alex Webb opines the data proves "Apple is [still] handcuffed to the iPhone"—reports and opinions aplenty in our Apple/Macintosh, Finances, and Op/Ed sections; feature at New York Times investigates history of photographing death at home in "iPhone at deathbed"; new iPad Pro said to ship in Spring; Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple's UWB Tags coming somewhere between Q2 and Q3; ZDNet tips to speed up your aging MacBook, Jonny Evans posts 18 hidden iPhone tricks; developer Steve Streza decries evolution of iOS into an Adware platform.

  • "Steve Jobs was trying to revolutionize TV almost a decade ago — now we'll finally find out Apple's plan"  CNBC 2:03 PM
  • "With the iPhone Sputtering, Apple Bets Its Future on TV and News: Tim Cook is gambling that selling services, an area filled with risks and competition, will be the company's next chapter" [Paid Membership Required] 11:18 AM
  • "Apple's original TV shows reportedly won't be free — plus $9.99 for HBO, Starz, Showtime: It will also reportedly charge $9.99 for its revamped news service" The Verge 12:57 PM
  • "Apple could charge $9.99 per month each for HBO, Showtime and Starz" TechCrunch 2:07 PM
  • "Apple reportedly wants to sell subscriptions to HBO, Showtime and more premium channels for $9.99 a pop" Business Insider 5:40 PM
  • "Apple's Hollywood moment draws intense interest and skepticism"  Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 1:03 PM
  • "Apple's crown is slipping – will news and TV shows be its next big thing?"  The Guardian 6:03 AM
  • "Apple's TV streaming and news party may end with an antitrust hangover/Apple's Monday event is expected to be an extravaganza of subscription services: TV! Movies! News! Bundles! But competitors say the company is already out of control."  CNET 10:21 AM
  • "Apple's Two-Word Plan for the Future of the Internet: Subscribe Now"  Fortune 10:48 AM
  • "Aiming for reinvention, Apple eyes streaming, services" AFP 6:02 AM
  • "Apple could announce its gaming subscription service on Monday" TechCrunch 12:07 PM
  • "Apple Store Misdirections/From its inception, the Apple Store delivered an implicit pledge: 'This is what we think of you; this is what we think of ourselves; this is how we do things at Apple.' The message needs restating."  Monday Note 2:04 PM
  • "'Apple will be next:' Google's big plan to upend the video game industry could be a 'preemptive strike' against Apple, analyst says"  Business Insider 7:47 AM
  • "Apple wants to change the way you watch sports: Forget streaming full games, the tech giant wants to curate highlights as they're happening"  MarketWatch 6:02 AM
  • "Apple's Reinvention as a Services Company Starts for Real Monday: Devices take a back seat to video, news, gaming subscriptions/Company tries biggest strategy change since the iPhone in 2007"  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/23
  • "Apple might reveal its game subscription service at Monday's event: Pay one monthly price, get a bundle of paid iOS games" The Verge 3/23
  • "Apple auditions for Hollywood: The making of a streaming service/The tech giant, in a tectonic shift, is diversifying beyond hardware into services — and paying stars more than $1 million an episode"  Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 3/23
  • "Apple's party of TV and news subscriptions may end with hangover for rivals/Apple is expected to throw a blowout of subscription services Monday: TV! Movies! News! Bundles! But competitors say Apple's already out of control." CNET 3/23
  • "Why Netflix Won't Be Part of Apple TV: The first skirmishes have already been fought in what could turn into a tech cold war. 'The game is on,' said the Netflix chief executive, Reed Hastings." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/23
  • "Why Apple AirPods Came to Be Everywhere: One writer's theory on why, two years after launching, Apple's expensive, magical headphones are suddenly taking over our headspace." ["I asked Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer, why he thought the AirPods at first left everyone looking like a puppy staring at a butterfly."]  GQ 3/23
  • "1 Million Macs Exposed to Malvertising Scam" Tom's Guide 3/22
  • "Microsoft Defender ATP Antivirus Is Heading To macOS" HotHardware 3/22
  • "Microsoft Pushes Defender to Mac, Drops Windows Moniker" Channelnomics 3/22
  • "How to Access iTunes Music Library in iTunes on Mac or Windows PC" OS X Daily 12:08 PM
  • "While You Were Restarting: Of things that go bump on the boot. So the idea was to find out what's done on a cold boot." Rixstep 3/22
  • "How to enable dark mode on your phone, laptop, and more: Make your devices a little easier on the eyes" The Verge 3/22
  • "How To Use Split View On Your Mac" MacMost 3/22
  • "RSA Conference 2019 Highlights: A Mac Perspective" Intego 2:49 PM
  • "An open letter to Apple - Please Save 3D content Creation on the Mac and Support nVidia GPUs" Thomas Fitzgerald 10:02 AM
  • "Final Cut Friday: FCP X 10.4.6 update [Video] 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Microsoft's the Main Offender" Rixstep 3/22
Press Releases
  • "New: The ACP/Xfile Test Drive for Mojave" Rixstep 3/22
  • "GDC: Autodesk Announces Arnold 5.3 GPU Beta for Rendering" Architosh 3/22
  • "Rhino 6 for Mac with Grasshopper—WIP Now Available for Testing" Architosh 3/22
  • "Counter 1.2.1 for macOS and iOS the utility to count things avoiding errors" Ecleti 3/22
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Family tracking app leaked real-time location data for weeks" Engadget 5:43 AM
Apple Event Coverage
  • "Liveblog: Apple unveils its TV service and more at the March 25 'It's show time' event" Ars Technica 7:48 AM
  • "How to Watch Apple's News and Media Event" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:17 AM
  • "'I finally cracked it': An abridged history of Apple's TV efforts over the years/A look back at over a decade of TV attempts"  The Verge 3/23
  • "Apple CEO Cook Urges China to Keep Opening Up Its Economy" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/23
  • "Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy" Reuters 3/23
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China In Wake Of Poor iPhone Sales, Meets With Vice Premier" Redmond Pie 3/23
  • "How Did Huawei Defeat the U.S. But Lose To Apple, All On The Same Day?" Forbes 3/23
  • "Huawei's Meng Wanzhou had a MacBook, iPhone and iPad when she was arrested: Does she not know that her company's laptop is exceptional?" The Verge 3/23
  • "Sorry, the Galaxy Fold, Mate X will make your Android and iPhone more expensive in 2019" CNET 3/23
Non-Apple News
  • "Commonwealth floats increased penalties for privacy breaches" ZDNet 8:37 PM
  • "Google Maps lets some users create public events" Engadget 7:46 PM
  • "Valve psychologist explores controlling games directly with your brain" VentureBeat 10:56 AM
  • "AT&T's 5G E is slower than some 4G connections" BetaNews 7:48 AM
  • "How Pope Francis could shape the future of robotics" BBC 6:02 AM
  • "Hackers conquer Tesla's in-car web browser and win a Model 3" TechCrunch 5:46 AM
  • "Ad scams on Android are draining your battery and making scammers rich" BGR 12:56 PM
  • "Crappy phone battery life? Video ad fraud could be to blame" ["According to an investigation, this is precisely what has been happening. An ad fraud scheme has been uncovered that invisibly plays videos lucrative video ads on handsets, earning money for fraudsters and draining the batteries of Android handsets."] BetaNews 5:43 AM
  • "Google Expert Explains Why You Get So Many Robocalls, Spam Calls" Forbes 3/23
  • "Sir Tim Berners-Lee At Forefront Of New Movement To Takeback Ownership Of Our Data" Forbes 3/23
  • "Tesla car hacked at Pwn2Own contest: Research duo who hacked Tesla car win the competition's overall standings. They also get to keep the car." ZDNet 3/23
  • "Women in tech work to debug the industry's diversity problem at HopperX1 Seattle conference" GeekWire 3/23
  • "How id Software went from skeptical to excited about Google Stadia streaming: A 'lackluster' 2016 demo gradually evolved into successful blind comparison tests today." Ars Technica 3/23
  • "A eulogy for every product Google has ruthlessly killed (145 and counting): 'This project was born as an act of criticism toward a culture of software product churn,' says the creator of Killed By Google, an archive of products lost to the sands of time." Fast Company 3/23
  • "PlayStation 5: Patent Hints at What Could Be the Console's Secret Weapon" Inverse 3/23
  • "Thousands of Reddit users are trying to delete Google from their lives, but they're finding it impossible because Google is everywhere" Business Insider 3/23
  • "#475: Something Smells Funny/The guys work their way through some feedback, Stephen has feelings about his Apple Watch and David has switched notes apps ... again." Relay FM: Mac Power Users 5:40 PM
  • "Google Stadia, Apple's new iPads and AirPods, Nokia 9, and Huawei P30 (MobileTechRoundup show #464)" ZDNet 2:45 PM
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Andrew Orr of The Mac Observer, and Cat Murdock of the Innocent Lives Foundation, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 5:37 AM
  • "Above Avalon Podcast Episode 144: Checking Up on iPad" Above Avalon 3/23
  • "Geared Up: Apple's big week of hardware releases, and Google's vision for the future of gaming" [Podcast] GeekWire 3/23
  • "Podcast: Nvidia GTC, Google Stadia, HP and Oculus VR, Apple" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/23
  • "Apple's unorthodox PR blitz is a total genius move [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 289] Cult of Mac 3/23
  • "MacVoices #19097: Josh Centers Updates Take Control of Apple Home Automation" MacVoices 3/22
  • "NYT vs Apple News, Apple's 30 Percent – TMO Daily Observations 2019-03-22" The Mac Observer 3/22
  • "FCPX Legacy Media Update & NAB Faster Together Stage with Sam Mestman and Mike Horton" FCPRadio 3/22
  • "The Dalrymple Report: Apple's new products and a sports room" The Loop 3/22
  • "9to5Mac Daily: March 22, 2019" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Vergecast: iPad mini review and Google's Stadia" The Verge 3/22
  • "The Sams Reports: Gaming, Apple, and Virtual Desktops" Thurrott 3/22
  • "New Macs! New iPads! New AirPods! We break down this week's releases, on The CultCastCult of Mac 3/22
  • "New iPads, iMacs, and AirPods, and what to expect on Apple's March 25 event on the AppleInsider Podcast" AppleInsider 3/22
  • "Apple failed to change the most important thing about AirPods 2: Much was improved when Apple unveiled its second generation AirPods – but there was one obvious omission, and it's a crucial one" ["No, I'm talking about how that unchanged design affects the sound quality, a blindingly obvious factor in any set of headphones. The AirPods are not earbuds, they are earphones."]  Wired UK 3/23
  • "2019 iPhone might charge Apple Watch wirelessly" Cult of Mac 3/23
  • "Apple AirPods 2 orders now shipping, delivery from Tuesday" 9to5Mac 3/23
  • "Demand outlook for new iPads weak"  DigiTimes 3/22
  • "Lite-On Semi to enjoy double-digit revenue increase in 2Q19" ["The sources said that Apple's AirPower wireless charger for iPhones, Apple Watch and AirPods is set to be officially launched in late March, which will significantly drive up Lite-On's revenues for the second quarter of 2019."] DigiTimes 3/22
  • "AirPower to Launch in 'Late March' According to DigiTimes Sources" MacRumors 3/22
  • "AirPower could finally arrive in late March" Cult of Mac 3/22
  • "Beats' answer to Apple's new AirPods is arriving in April: Beats is getting set to release a totally wireless version of its PowerBeats wireless sports headphones, CNET has learned." CNET 3/22
  • "Apple's Beats Brand to Debut New Wire-Free Powerbeats in April" MacRumors 3/22
  • "Apple is reportedly launching truly wireless Powerbeats earbuds in April" The Verge 3/22
  • "Bent iPad Pros may develop logic board issues, but good luck getting the Apple Store to fix it: And it's not just the new models that could be affected."  Macworld 3/22
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/22
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/22
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 3/22

  • "iMac vs. iMac Pro: The new iMacs push on iMac Pro territory, but how much power do you really need?" Digital Trends 3/23
  • "AirPods 2 (2019) are Here!" iMore 3/23
  • "RHA TrueConnect true wireless in-ear headphones review" The Gadgeteer 3/23
  • "Sticking a leather cover on my laptop seemed like a good idea: Toast makes high-quality leather stickers for your laptop, but they're neither cheap nor perfect" The Verge 3/23
  • "Mini-review: Fitbit's Versa Lite favors affordability over unnecessary features" Ars Technica 3/23
  • "The Apple Watch does a better job of treating my stress and anxiety than anything else I've tried" Business Insider 3/22
  • "Turn your iPad into a mini iMac with this minimal stand [Review] Cult of Mac 3/22
  • "USB-C headphones: Moshi Mythro C in-ear hands-on" 9to5Mac 3/22
iOS Apps
  • "Apple Configurator 1.0 set the groundwork for modern iOS management" 9to5Mac 3/23
  • "Apple Revamps Browse Tab in Apple Music to Surface More Content" MacStories 3/22
  • "How to Download Videos on an iPhone from YouTube" iLounge 6:03 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — How to use Siri — Apple" YouTube 3/23
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — How to change your Move goal — Apple" YouTube 3/23
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — How to view your past activity — Apple" YouTube 3/23
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — How to set a goal for your run — Apple" YouTube 3/23
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — How to change your watch band — Apple" YouTube 3/23
  • "How to Check AirPods Battery Life from iPhone" OS X Daily 3/23
  • "You don't need an iPhone to use Apple's AirPods — Here's how to pair them with an Android phone" Business Insider 3/23
  • "How to connect to a Linux server from iPad" AddictiveTips 3/22
  • "How to Change Screen Time Password on iPhone or iPad" OS X Daily 3/22
  • "A short collection of Safari tips for iPhones, iPad" Computerworld 3/22
  • "Everything to Expect From Apple's Big Video and News Event On Monday" Time 3:46 PM
  • "Monday's media event live stream is already active but Apple is trolling everyone, really" iDownload Blog 3:29 PM
  • "Apple Games" ["There should be a bundle price. And if there is, the more I think about it, the more I think Apple should add another leg to their subscription content package: games."]  Daring Fireball 12:55 PM
  • "What Steve Jobs said about saving the NYTimes (Video)" Apple 3.0 10:23 AM
  • "Apple's Services Strategy? A Little Bit of Everything (Premium)" Thurrott 10:23 AM
  • "A Best Buy salesman told me it's iPad or don't bother: As Apple releases its latest variations on the iPad theme, where's the competition? Nowhere, according to this Best Buy salesman."  ZDNet 7:50 AM
  • "Cassandra - Weekend Review: Hardware Announcements and Services to Come" eXtensions 7:43 AM
  • "Which iPad Air or iPad mini 5 Storage Capacity Should You Buy — 64GB or 256GB?" iPhone Hacks 5:38 AM
  • "Apple Music, Exclusive Extras, and Merch" MacStories 3/23
  • "Apple March Event: What to expect, time, and more" 9to5Mac 3/23
  • "Apple 'Netflix for Games' Subscription Service May Be Shown Monday" MacRumors 3/23
  • "What if Apple's new TV shows stink?" Apple 3.0 3/23
  • "Apple's Video Service Will Succeed Where Microsoft Failed (Premium)" Thurrott 3/23
  • "Apple Releases New iPad Mini, iPad Air And AirPods: I don't believe that Apple planned to release three product updates in three successive days in March. At the very least, the new AirPods seems like something that was meant to be out for Christmas. The iMac spec bump might have been intended to be a 2018 thing too. However, the company wanted to draw a line in the ground and make its Monday event solely about software and services." Benjamin Mayo 3/23
  • "Apple made 15 surprise announcements this week — here's everything it unveiled" Business Insider 3/23
  • "Here's everything Apple announced this week from AirPods to iMacs" AppleInsider 3/23
  • "iPhone 11 may be able to wirelessly charge Apple Watch and AirPods, include faster USB-C charger" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Apple Considered Offering Original TV Content Free to Customers Who Bought AppleCare" MacRumors 3/22
  • "Apple's 2018 iPad Pro to reportedly support Logitech Crayon with next iOS 12 update" AppleInsider 3/22
  • "Feature Request: NRC-style Apple Watch run tracking achievements like fastest 5K" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Factbox's media ambition: Original shows, news subscription" Reuters 3/22
  • "Report: Hulu won't be available through upgraded TV app, Apple still withholding details from partners" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Apple's Newest Surprise is Occasionally Settling for Second Best" The Mac Observer 3/22
  • "14+ reasons Apple Music matters to the music biz" Apple Must 3/22
  • "The Case of the Late-2012 iMacs" MacStories 3/22
  • "Premium channel providers don't know full plan for Apple's video service"  AppleInsider 3/22
  • "Apple's Newsy Week" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/22
  • "Video: Everything to expect at Apple's upcoming March 25th event" AppleInsider 3/22
  • "Apple 'It's Show Time' Event: What to Expect" iPhone Hacks 3/22
  • "Apple's video service needs to hit Android & desktop to impact revenue, says Macquarie" AppleInsider 3/22
  • "Sorry, Apple Will Probably Let the iPod Touch, iPhone SE Die"  PC Magazine 3/22
  • "3 Things Apple Is Likely to Announce on March 25: On Mar. 25, Apple is set to announce a new services offering, which is widely expected to include a video subscription service and a news subscription." TheStreet 3/22
  • "Apple's Slice: The 30% cut debate as Apple enters the Services Era"  500ish Words 3/22
  • "3 things cord-cutters should look for at Apple's 'show time' event" Macworld 3/22
  • "7 things you need to know about Apple's new AirPods: The hottest wireless headphones around are better than ever. Just don't call them AirPods 2." Macworld 3/22
  • "Apple vs. Qualcomm: all of the updates on the worldwide legal battle/Patently ridiculous" The Verge 3/22
  • "Apple's news subscription likely won't include New York Times: New York Times CEO Mark Thompson tells Reuters that relying on platforms like Apple's can be troublesome." CNET 3/22
  • "New York Times on why papers should refuse Apple News deal" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Apple will have a hard time signing New York Times" Cult of Mac 3/22
  • "Can We Build Ethics Into Automated Decision-Making?" Slashdot 8:44 PM
  • "Where did social media go wrong?" TechCrunch 12:56 PM
  • "The Internet's Endless Appetite for Death Video: Facebook video of the Christchurch mosque killings showed that people, not algorithms, want to share murder, gore and violence." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:25 PM
  • "The truth about hypercasual games" VentureBeat 10:24 AM
  • "AI can be trusted to take our 911 calls" The Next Web 10:23 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy S10 review: All the S10 Plus power in a smaller package" CNET 7:48 AM
  • "Facebook Admits It Can't Control Facebook Live — Is This The End For Live Streaming?" Forbes 5:42 AM
  • "The Google Stadia Backlash Has Begun" Kotaku 3/23
  • "Google Stadia has promise — if it can resolve these 3 questions" VentureBeat 3/23
  • "Why you should stop using mobile data: Or, how to be smarter, healthier, happier and more successful and get a free smartphone every year." Computerworld 3/23
  • "John Riccitiello interview — Is Epic buying Unity's developers?" VentureBeat 3/22
  • "The 2019 Huawei MateBook X Pro Is Still the Better MacBook Pro with Windows" Gizmodo 3/22
  • "It's Time for Tech to Tackle 'Unintended Consequences'" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3/22
  • "Google Stadia speed requirement: How fast does your internet need to be?" GearBrain 3/22
  • "Instagram is facing a reckoning over misinformation" The Verge 3/22
  • "Facebook doesn't waste time, it wastes attention spans. That's worse/Commentary: Growing up, my parents told me watching TV would ruin my attention span. Now, I can't even concentrate on TV long enough for it to do that." CNET 3/22
  • "Dinner Disconnections" Foxtrot 11:35 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Google Chrome finally catches up to Safari with this update" Express UK 2:04 PM
  • "Mozilla Releases Firefox for iPad" Thurrott 3/23
  • "Firefox is now a better iPad browser" TechCrunch 3/22
  • "Exclusive Reveal: 'Valor's Reach' from Wizards of the Coast Brings the 'Magic: The Gathering' Universe to Mobile in a Brand New Way" Touch Arcade 3/22
  • "Mobile health (mHealth) apps create patient privacy risks" Business Insider 3/22
  • "Text Case 2.0 for iOS includes text to emoji, dark theme, and new organization options" 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "PSA: Looking for an iPad Air keyboard? Brydge 10.5 Series II Keyboard confirmed compatible." 9to5Mac 3/22
  • "Apple Music Browse tab reorganized to help users find music and playlists with less taps" 9to5Mac 3/22
Computer Industry
  • "HP's blockbuster $5.1 billion legal battle against Autonomy's former CEO Mike Lynch is about to kick off" Business Insider 5:43 AM
  • "Autonomy's Mike Lynch faces new US charges over £8bn HP sale" Sunday Times UK 7:56 AM
  • "Autonomy founder Lynch to face $5 billion HP lawsuit" Financial World 7:55 AM
  • "HP Challenges Facebook and HTC in the High-End VR Market" The Motley Fool 10:25 AM
  • "Microsoft Reveals Game-Changing New Project xCloud Feature" Forbes 12:11 PM
  • "Abu Dhabi Partners With Microsoft, SoftBank to Start Tech Hub" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:59 AM
  • "Microsoft hopes to make Mixed Reality Capture Studios as common as photo booths" MSPoweruser 8:00 AM
  • "Intel Gen 11 GPU Variants Listed in Latest Graphics Drivers – Iris Plus Graphics 950 With 64 EUs To Lead The Pack" WCCFTech 7:53 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen CPU Sales on Par with Intel in European DIY Markets" TechQuila 7:53 AM
  • "Will Google's Stadia Move the Needle for AMD's Gaming Business?" The Motley Fool 10:55 AM
  • "Microsoft Drives Stunning Success In New World Of Connected-Car Platforms" Forbes 3/23
  • "A first look at Microsoft's new Chromium-powered Edge browser" The Verge 3/23
  • "Hands on with Microsoft's new Edge Browser built on Chromium" Thurrott 3/23
  • "Microsoft's New Edge Browser Revealed: Is the Chrome Killer Here?" LAPTOP Magazine 3/23
  • "How Windows 10's Reserved Storage Will Impact Your Organization" ITPro Today 3/23
  • "HP Spectre x360 vs. Dell XPS 15: Which Laptop Wins?" LAPTOP Magazine 3/23
  • "IBM is the 'Leader' in Blockchain Technology, Jesse Lund Says" Smartereum 3/23
  • "IBM To Develop Platform To Track Authenticity Of Medicines In Africa" BTC Wires 3/23
  • "Intel Shows What Its Discrete Xe Graphics Cards Look Like And The Crowd Goes Wild" HotHardware 3/23
  • "Intel teases its graphics card in prototype renders" TweakTown 3/23
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Will Apple Shares Rise Higher After Its March 25 Event? Apple's Mar. 25 services announcements will be closely watched by investors and Apple fans alike. Could they lead to a breakthrough moment for Apple's stock?" TheStreet 10:20 AM
  • "Apple Rises on Upcoming Streaming Event Buzz & Device Updates" Zacks 3/22
  • "Apple within striking distance of reclaiming $1 trillion crown" Cult of Mac 3/22
Industry News
  • "Stocks log worst day in over 2 ½ months as bond market flashes recession warning: Wall Street's so-called fear index spikes 24%" MarketWatch 3/22
  • "Dow Slammed on Weak Global Manufacturing Data; Inverted Yield Curve Hits Banks: Stocks closed sharply lower Friday after Wall Street was rattled by weaker-than-expected manufacturing data in the U.S. and Europe." TheStreet 3/22
  • "Markets Right Now: Banks, Tech Stocks lead US indexes lower" Associated Press 3/22
  • "Dow plunges 460 points on global growth fears" FOXBusiness 3/22
  • "Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Anxiety Over World Economy: Global stocks and bond yields slumped Friday as weak manufacturing data deepened investors' anxiety about the health of the world economy." [Paid Membership Required] 3/22
  • "Asian markets mixed as investors process Fed's outlook: Stocks fall in Japan, Hong Kong, but rise in Southeast Asia" MarketWatch/Associated Press 3/22

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CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!