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  • "Why Apple, Samsung, and the FTC are attacking Qualcomm's royalty model"  Fortune 7:07 AM
  • "Commission's Apple tax ruling tantamount to 'land grab'/Tax Summit: Fergal O'Rourke claims Brussels overstepped remit in demanding €13bn in back taxes" Irish Times 7:09 AM
  • "Apple Releases iTunes 12.5.5 Update - Includes 'Minor App and Performance Improvements'" MacTrast 7:44 AM
  • "iTunes Update Fixes Network Access Problem" Kirkville 7:10 AM
  • "Chris Lattner on creating Swift, leaving Apple" iMore 10:42 AM
  • "iTunes 12.5.5; Be Careful How You Delete Items from Playlists" Kirkville 7:10 AM
  • "Organizing my invoices with Reminders" Dr. Drang 7:09 AM
  • "macOS Sierra: PiPifier Gives You Picture-in-Picture For All Videos" The Mac Observer 7:44 AM
  • "macOS Sierra: How to Put Folders First in Finder Lists" Apple Must 10:30 AM
  • "Use Activity Monitor To Find Out What Is Preventing Sleep" MacMost 10:30 AM
  • "How To Squash Or Squish Photos On A Mac" Mac360 8:51 AM
  • "The Rocky Road To Mac App Subscriptions" McSolo 8:50 AM
Press Releases
  • "Maintain Releases Cocktail 10.2 (Sierra Edition)" Maintain 10:30 AM
  • "Military Grade Data Deletion for iOS with ProtectStar Data Shredder iOS" prMac 9:00 AM
  • "HDRtist NX 1.0 introduced for macOS - Next generation HDR software" prMac 6:58 AM
  • "Introducing Mosaic. The gold standard in window management for macOS" prMac 6:58 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Ford Hires Apple Marketing Director Musa Tariq as Brand Leader" MacRumors 10:38 AM
  • "Apple's head of global retail marketing is going to be Ford's first chief brand officer" Recode 10:45 AM
  • "Have We Truly Turned A Corner With Music-Streaming? Thanks to strong growth for Spotify and Apple Music in 2016, the music industry ended last year with more than 100 million paying for streaming subscriptions." Music Ally 7:37 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Apple ships its first ever Mac" Cult of Mac 9:00 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "A key Microsoft Surface exec just joined the startup that's trying to kill Apple's AirPods" Business Insider 10:45 AM
  • "Target planning in-store payments through mobile app this year while still resisting Apple Pay" 9to5Mac 10:36 AM
  • "Yahoo sale delayed following security breaches" BBC 7:15 AM
  • "New FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to kill net neutrality" The Next Web 7:07 AM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 171: Pen Pineapple Apple Pen" iDownload Blog 7:10 AM
  • "We're back from hiatus and we've got some cool stuff to talk about." The MT Show 6:22 AM
  • "Report suggests hopes of Energous-based long-range charging in iPhone 8 may be dashed" 9to5Mac 7:15 AM
  • "Brand vendors to launch smartphones with AI applications to ramp up sales in 2017" ["Meanwhile, market sources have also indicated that Apple's next-generation iPhone devices are likely to come with enhanced Siri."] DigiTimes 7:25 AM
  • "Apple Working on 'Enhanced Siri' Capabilities for Next-Generation iPhones" MacRumors 7:25 AM
  • "Apple working on enhanced Siri for iPhone 8 launch in the face of competition from Google Assistant and Alexa" 9to5Mac 9:00 AM
  • "Apple is teaching Siri to learn new tricks" Computerworld 10:29 AM
  • "Smaller MacBooks Are Having Persistent Problems With Sticking Keys" Digital Trends 8:59 AM
  • "Apple has fixed a bug that was causing battery problems in the new MacBook Pro" Business Insider 7:15 AM
  • "iOS 10.2.1 Might Not Seem Like Much, But It'll Make Security Folks Pretty Happy" Digital Trends 7:06 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 10.3: What We Know About This Mostly Dark Update" AppAdvice 9:00 AM
  • "Apple iOS Gets Improvements in Mobile CAD in Recent HOOPS Exchange Technology" Architosh 6:47 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple patent details modular Apple Watch accessories disguised as bracelet links" AppleInsider 6:52 AM
  • "Apple Granted 35 Patents Today Covering Apple Watch Smart Links, In-Air Gaming Gesturing and Apple Watch" Patently Apple 7:10 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "9" iPad Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:16 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:16 AM

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  • "GoPower Plus is a convenient iOS device charger (though there's that adapter issue for 2016 MP Pro owners)" Apple World Today 7:10 AM
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  • "How to create Memories based on specific photos" iDownload Blog 9:00 AM
  • "How To Use Google Maps Offline Mode On iPhone And iPad" Tech Times 7:36 AM
  • "How to add your Square Cash account to Apple Pay" iMore 7:11 AM
  • "PSA: There Are No MFi USB-C to Lightning Cables, Only Apple Makes Them" WCCFTech 7:53 AM
  • "Apple, Stop Removing Useful Ports" AppleBlend 8:59 AM
  • "On The Problems With Security 101" Mac360 8:51 AM
  • "Why Marketshare Matters To Apple" PixoBebo 8:51 AM
  • "Where Apple Succeeds, Others Do Not" Mac360 8:51 AM
  • "Should a bank brand itself like Apple?" The Banker 7:37 AM
  • "Someone Just Designed the iPhone 8 of Your Dreams" Tom's Guide 7:36 AM
  • "Tax guru thinks Apple's bill from Europe could be overturned" Cult of Mac 7:11 AM
  • "What a week: Apple never has good ones" Macworld 6:59 AM
  • "Comment: I wish Google Home accepted different and fun wake words like the Amazon Echo" 9to5Google 9:00 AM
  • "The War Against Qualcomm Is a Test for Trump" PC Magazine 7:11 AM
  • "Voice Drives New Software Paradigm" Tech.pinions 7:10 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Best iPhone Gimbals for Better Handheld Video" iMore 11:05 AM
  • "New iOS controllers give you that Nintendo Switch feeling" Cult of Mac 10:40 AM
  • "Gamevice launches new iPhone 7 MFi game controller w/ headphone jack & Lightning charging, new iPad controllers" 9to5Mac 10:30 AM
  • "Epson Debuts New Large-Format Scanner for Graphic Artists and Pro Photographers" PRNewswire 7:17 AM
  • "Epson's New PowerLite Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Displays Deliver Bright Images and Versatility for K-12 Classrooms" PRNewswire 7:17 AM
  • "Epson Introduces New BrightLink Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Presentation Displays for Education" PRNewswire 7:17 AM
  • "plasq Introduces Comic Draw - Full-Featured Comic Creation App for iPad" prMac 10:45 AM
  • "Wild West meets Modern with Waterfield Maverick Leather Laptop Messenger" prMac 6:58 AM
  • "Gro Software Introduce Enterprise Class CRM Sales Platform for iOS" prMac 6:45 AM
  • "The award-winning digital playground Busy Shapes is back with a 3D twist" prMac 6:45 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Ventures backs Illusive Networks, a cybersecurity firm that protects with deception" TechCrunch 7:22 AM
  • "Vivaldi CEO to Microsoft: Stop Stealing the Default Browser in Windows 10/He criticized Microsoft for making Edge the default browser" Softpedia 7:46 AM
  • "Windows 10: Here's how Microsoft thinks Defender Security Center will make life safer" ZDNet 7:26 AM
  • "Microsoft will make Focused Inbox available for Windows 10 users from February, April for Mobile users" MSPoweruser 7:40 AM
  • "Cisco's web meeting plugin for Chrome has a whopping flaw: Any site could use WebEx to silently load malware in a 'driveby' attack." Engadget 7:19 AM
  • "WebEx Chrome extension allowed remote code execution on Windows PCs: Cisco rushes out a shonky fix for plugin's 20 million users" The Inquirer 7:19 AM
  • "AMD Vega 10 vs NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti: AMD Graphics Card Can Finally Compete With Top-End Nvidia's GPU Stack [Video] University Herald 7:28 AM
  • "The key points on Intel's new Linux distribution: Container-focused Linux distro for the cloud is packed with intriguing features" 7:29 AM
  • "IBM Security Buys Agile 3 To Help C-Level Executives Better Understand Cyberthreats" 7:39 AM
  • "Oracle's new cloud push won't be easy/The challenge: AWS, Google, Microsoft, and IBM own the market, enterprises want to drop Oracle databases, and Oracle's short on innovations" InfoWorld 7:47 AM
  • "Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years" TechCrunch 7:22 AM
  • "Samsung's chip business posted record earnings in Q4 2016: It's the reason the company did well despite the Note 7 scandal." Engadget 7:09 AM
  • "PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines" ExtremeTech 7:19 AM
  • "SAP doubles S/4HANA adoption, ups revenue targets for 2020" ZDNet 7:26 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple stock downgraded at Barclays on sluggish iPhone sales" MarketWatch 7:36 AM
  • "Why Barclays Downgraded Apple" Zero Hedge 7:52 AM
  • "Apple: Stifel cuts iPhone sales estimate. Again." Apple 3.0 [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10:40 AM
Industry News
  • "Stock Futures Little Changed Amid Flood of Earnings Reports: Stock futures are little changed on Tuesday morning as a rush of earnings reports leaves Wall Street torn on which direction to go." TheStreet 7:33 AM
  • "Trump Doubles Down on Promise to Give Americans a Tax Break" FOXBusiness 7:33 AM
  • "US Futures Flat Amid Raft of Earnings, Trump-Automakers Meeting Eyed" Nasdaq 7:34 AM
  • "Asian stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount" USA Today 7:34 AM
  • "Stocks Steady, Sterling Falls as Court Rules on Brexit: The U.K. Supreme Court says Prime Minister Theresa May needs parliamentary approval to trigger the separation process from the European Union" [Paid Membership Required] 7:35 AM
  • "Asian markets mainly higher after Trump pulls U.S. out of TPP" MarketWatch 7:35 AM
  • "European stocks hold modest gains as U.K. government loses Brexit case" MarketWatch 7:35 AM

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