Mac OS Ken
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings commute-sized tech news to the podsphere. If it's Apple news, Apple-related news, or news related to Apple-related news, you'll hear about it here. News you'll like... this is Mac OS Ken.

- Apple Profit Sets Record for Any Company Ever

- Apple Spending on Research and Development Hits Record Level

- Strategy Analytics: Apple and Samsung Tie for Smartphone Sales in Last Quarter of 2014

- Canalys: Apple Beat Samsung in Smartphone Sales in China Last Quarter

- Samsung Profit Drops 36-Percent in December-Quarter

- Wired: Bigger iPhones a Big Deal for Mobile Ads

- Yahoo CEO Reiterates Interest in Safari Sweet Spot

- Wall Street analysts on Apple Earnings

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 11:19 AM

A look at the blowout first quarter for Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:47 AM

- UBS: Apple Sold More iPhone in China Last Quarter Than in U.S.

- Barrons Presents a Bevy of Last Minute Missives from Wall Street

- Munster Says Focus on Loyal Apple Customers

- Ahrendts Reportedly Seeking U.S. Retail Recruits for China

- Apple Pay Hits PGA in Phoenix

- Apple Expands Apple Maps Connect for Small Businesses

- Apple Grounding Test Flight

- Stanford Adds Courses on Swift to iTunes U

- Dropcam Replacing Older Models Ahead of Obsolescence

- Apple Opens Free on iTunes Section for U.S. Store

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Direct download: macosken150127.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:52 AM

- ChangeWave: iPhone Intent to Buy Riding High

- CIRP: Half of Phones Sold in U.S. Last Quarter Were iPhones

- BlackBerry CEO Asks Congress to Force Popular App Onto BlackBerry Platform

- iOS 8 Adoption Hits 69-Percent

- Apple Hires Burberry VP of Interactive and Digital Design

- Missouri Lawmaker Wants to See Physical ID with Smartphone Payments

- Amazon Launches Cross-Platform Textbook Creator

- NBC to Stream Super Bowl Online - No Cable Authentication Required

- Apple Opens West Lake Store in Hangzhou, China

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Direct download: macosken150126.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:33 PM

- Oppenheimer and Credit Suisse Analysts See Bigger Than Expected First Quarter Numbers from Apple

- Same Goes for UBS

- Chitika Maps U.S. iPhone Penetration

- Mickey Drexler Stepping Down from Apple Board

- Apple Says Which Execs Make What 

- Update: Apple Lobbying Costs Hit 4.1-Million Dollars in 2014

- Report: Apple Watch to Sport 19-Hour Battery Life

- TMO: Apple Buys Online Music Tracker Semetric

- Fortune: Semetric Could Give Apple a Look at Stolen Tunes

- Apple Updates Logic Pro X to v10.1

- Apple Nixes Sales to Crimea in Wake of U.S. Sanctions

- Dumb Story Has Snowden Avoiding iPhone

- Report: China State Internet Information Office to Inspect Apple Kit Over Security Concerns

- Apple Store in Hangzhou to Open This Weekend

- Deciphering Calligraphy in the West Lake Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 11:58 AM

No show today - with apologies

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 12:26 PM

- Morgan Stanley Sees Strong December and March Quarters

- iPhone 6-Line Hits Record South Korean Share

- Proposed FDA Rules Would Not Call Apple Watch a Medical Device

- OpenSecrets: Apple Spent Three-Billion Dollars on Lobbying in 2014

- SOTU Press Gallery Looks Like an Apple Ad

- Dropbox Client Dropping Support for Leopard and Tiger

- TAG Heuer Exec Changes Tune on Apple Watch 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 11:27 AM

- Merchbar Sings the Praises of Apple Pay In-App Integration 

- Apple Reminds Developers of New Requirements for App Submissions and Updates

- President Obama Sides with PM Cameron on Anti-Encryption Stance

- Apple Reportedly Nixes Contracts with Developers in Crimea

- Apple Turns Homepage Into MLK Tribute

- Tim Cook Tweets Homage to MLK

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:02 AM

- RBC Analyst Ups Apple Target to 123-Dollars

- Named Plaintiff in Anti-Poaching Suit Seeks Larger Portion of Settlement

- Apple Finishes Tops in UBS Survey of Employees

- Ming-Chi Kuo Predicts Apple Stylus to Go With Predicted iPad Pro

- Pencil by FiftyThree Stylus Lands in Physical Apple Stores

- Tennis Everywhere Channel Hits Apple TV

- Cricket.com.au Hits Apple TV Down Under

- Be My Eyes: Lending Sight Through Smartphones

- MacUser Magazine Shuttered After 30-Years

- Jobs Biopic FINALLY Begins Shooting 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 10:36 AM

- J.P. Morgan Analyst: A8x Processors Ready for Laptops

- Rosenblatt and Cowen Analysts Post Positive Apple Notes

- Mizuho and Pacific Crest Analysts Strike Sour Apple Notes

- B of A: 800-Thousand People Active on Apple Pay with Over One Million Cards

- Apple Opening Five Store in China in Five Weeks

- Apple Adding One Million iBooks Customers Per Week

- Apple and Ericsson Sue Eachother Over Patent Royalty Rates

- Judge Dismisses MacBook Logic Board Suit Against Apple

- Apple and Other Offer New Settlement in Anti-Poaching Case

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 11:32 AM