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.
Mac OS Ken: 02.28.2014

Citi: Apple Vulnerable to Tablet Saturation

 

Morgan Stanley Marks 5-Year-Low for Institutional Investors in Apple; Does Not Get It

 

Apple Most Admired Company on Fortune List for Seventh Year Running

 

Bernstein Research Weighs the Apple Sapphire Deal

 

Forbes Sees Possible Change in Apple CFO

 

Apple Seeks Reversal or New Trial with New Judge in iBooks Case

 

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Added to iTunes Festival SXSW

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.27.2014

Sony Mobile Exec: Apple “Missing Out” Not Updating iPhone More Often

 

Cult of Mac: Reasons to Ignore Sony Mobile Exec

 

The Verge: Sony Closing 20 of Its 31 U.S. Stores

 

Arizona Governor Vetoes Discriminatory SB1062

 

Apple Releases Maintenance-Focused iTunes 11.1.5

 

Apple Updates Firmware for New Mac Pro

 

Barnes & Noble Plans New Nook in Next Six-Months

 

Soundgarden to Play Album Superunknown at iTunes Festival SXSW

 

Report: Social Network Director in Talks to Direct Jobs Pic for Sony

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.26.2014

Mavericks v10.9.2 Brings SSL/TLS Fix; Mail and Other Improvements

 

Apple Issues Security Update 2014-001 for Lion and Mountain Lion

 

Apple Urges AZ Governor to Veto Discriminatory Bill

 

Apple Moves iBeacon Certification Under MFI Program

 

iPad Air Wins Best Tablet at Mobile World Congress

 

Apple Gives Retail Pages a Flat Jony Facelift

 

Disney Ties Up with iTunes for Cloud Movie Service

 

TV4 Content Hits Apple TV in Sweden

 

Motorola Exec Pledges Return to Wearables By End-of-Year

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:01am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.25.2014

Samsung Puts Fingerprint Sensor and Heart Rate Monitor in Galaxy S5

 

Samsung Takes on Fitness Wearable Market with Gear Fit

 

Qualcomm Cuts Toq Smartwatch from $350 to $250

 

HTC Power to Give: Turning Idle Androids Into Massive Supercomputer

 

Fortune Lists the Risks on a Mac Under Goto Fail Bug

 

German Group Issues Unauthorized SSL/TLS Patch for Macs (Not Recommended)

 

Apple Sues Chinese Company and China (Kinda)

 

First Made for iThings Hearing Aid Still Shipping at Some Point for Some Amount of Money

 

WWE Lands on Apple TV

 

Cook Marks Steve Jobs’ Birthday on Twitter

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:45am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.24.2014

Apple Patches Significant Vulnerability in iOS; Leaves OS X Unpatched

 

The Wolf Gets Weird on Mac Sales and Expectations

 

Bloomberg: Secret Sources Say Microsoft Slashing Windws Prices to Gain Tablet Share

 

Apple Reportedly Acquires TestFlight Developer Burstly

 

Apple Advertising: The Curious Case of Level Studios

 

Samsung Makes Second (and Third) Wearable Play

 

USAF Killing 5,000 BlackBerrys for iPhones

 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.21.2013

NPD: iPhones Accounted for 45-Percent of U.S. Smartphone Sales in 2013

China Mobile Sees 3G Sales Surge in First Month of iPhone Sales

Barclays Analyst Drops “Overweight” Rating on Apple

Apple Activates Two-Step Verification for More Countries

Adobe Issues Second Emergency Flash Player Patch in as Many Weeks

Apple Building New “Tactical Data Center” at Maiden, NC Site

HTC Gets Anonymous Wearables Tease via Bloomberg

Steve Jobs Said to Be Up for 2015 U.S. Postage Stamp

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:35am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.20.2014

New Job Listings Indicate Expanded Functionality and Content for Apple TV

Canonical CEO Says Apple Has Bought a Lot of Sapphire Displays

Samsung Parodies iPad Air Pencil Ad

Samsung Hits iPhone on Size and Lack of Stylus in Galaxy Note 3 Ad

Intel CEO Says His Company “Growing Closer” with Apple

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp in Deal Worth $19 Billion 

Tesla CEO Confirms 2013 Meeting with Apple; Calls Any Acquisition Unlikely 

Apple Announces First iTunes Festival for U.S. at SXSW

Head of Apple’s Secretive T.A.G. Team Retires

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:58am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.19.2014

IDC: Apple in Fifth in Smartphones in China

IDC: iPhone Sales Doubled in Russia in 2013

Apple and Amazon Ad Plays Upset the Advertising World

Apple Patents Activity and Bio-Sensing Headphones/Earpods

Apple Most Valuable Brand in Made Up List of Brand Values

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:02am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.18.2014

TechCrunch: Basis a Sensible Acquisition for Would-Be Smartband Makers

Terry Gou Eyes More U.S. Manufacturing; Stepping Back from Foxconn (Eventually)

Apple Seeds Seventh Build of Mavericks Beta to Developers

Apple Updates Reporting Tools in iTunes Connect

FAA Approves Surface 2 for EFBs; Bans Personal Tech in Cockpit

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:17am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.17.2014

Ming Chi Kuo Issues 2014 Apple Expectations

JP Morgan Analyst Thinks Mac OS/iOS Convergence Coming Soon

Mary Jo Foley Says Office for iPad Coming Soon

Judge Dismisses iPhone 4S/Siri Lawsuit

Kickstarter Hacked; Some User Info Accessed

Reported Settlement Talks Between Apple and Samsung Reportedly Fail

Petco Park and Dogers Stadium Outfitted with iBeacons

1700 Show for Brazilian Apple Store Opening

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:26am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.14.2014

WSJ: Apple Negotiations with Time Warner Cable Were “Plan B”

Comcast Officially Makes $45 Billion Stock Offer for TWC

Apple Releases 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report

Greenpeace Praises Apple in Wake of Supplier Report

Apple VP of Operations Highlights Programs for Supply Chain Employees

Tim Cook Tweets About Supplier Responsibility Report and Website

Apple Seeds Sixth beta Build of OS X 10.9.2 to Developer

Former Masimo CTO Now Hanging His Hat at Apple

Swirl and Shopkick Continue iBeacon Expansion

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:40am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.13.2014

Bloomberg Files Juicy/Weird Report on Alleged Apple TV Refresh

Comcast Reportedly Set to Buy Time Warner Cable

IDC Out with New Numbers on iPhone and Market Share

Survey Finds “Blind Loyalty” Among iPhone Owners

Apple Close Behind Chinese Company It’s Not Chasing

Study Says iOS Continues to Dominate the Enterprise

Study Says iPad Continues to Dominate Tablet Use

Canalys: Wearables to Become Key Consumer Technology in 2014

Anonymous Sources Say Sapphire for iPhone 6 Displays a Go

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:50am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.12.2014

Supply Chain Chatter Says Sapphire Fine for iWatch; Too Expensive for iPhones

Apple Hiring for New Product Introduction Engineer

Analyst: Apple Makes Most of the Profits in Smartphones

Apple Making Special Mac Pro Leasing Offers to Select Businesses

Shipping Times for New Mac Pro Orders Slip to April

Apple Awarded Patent for iOS Text Editing (Nearly 6-Years Later)

Apple Makes Shifts in HR; Ups Importance of Apple University

Apple VP of Ops for Mac, Mac Accessories and iPad Retires

iPad-Based Square Payment System Headed to Whole Foods

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:31am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.11.2014

Icahn Backs Off of Extended Apple Buyback Push

Appeals Court Leaves Bromwich in Place; Reduces Overseer’s Scope

Needham Analyst Impressed with Staying Power of Mac

Code Gnomes Spot References to Apple TV Revamp in Builds of iOS 7

IHS Says U.S. TV Shipments Fell 9% in 2013

Apple Launches iTunes Radio in Australia

MobiHealthNews Sources Tamp iWatch Expectations a Bit

SecureMac Spots Mac-Specific Bitcoin Stealing Malware in the Wild

Barnes and Noble Cuts Jobs in Nook Division

Meet The Beatles Again for the First Time Again

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:44am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.10.2014
Tim Cook Talks: Part II
Icahn Chides Wall Street for Undervaluing Apple Shares
Advisory Group Urges “No” Vote on Icahn Apple Proposal
Financial Analysts Read (and Read Into) Tim Cook WSJ Piece
Apple Reportedly Lowers Made for iThing Licensing Costs
USDoJ Warns Samsung Against Inappropriate Use of SEPs
Judge Koh Denies Samsung Request for Retrial Despite Troubling Comments from Apple Attorney
Apple Starts Move-In at New Austin Facility
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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:15am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.07.2014

Tim Cook Talks to Wall Street Journal; Says Things

New iWatch Job Pulls Disappearing Act

Report: Arizona Plant Could Produce 200-Million 5-Inch Display Covers

Apple Extends Licensing Deal with Imagination Technologies for iOS Devices

Report: Tablets to Outsell Traditional PCs 3-to-1 by 2017

Walmart Knocks $100 Off of iPad 2

Apple Seeds Fifth Build of OS X 10.9.2 to Developers

First Apple Store in Brazil to Open 15 February

Apple SF Union Square Store Clears Another Hurdle

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:14am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.06.2014

Cramer Deems Apple Safe, Not Spectacular

CalPERS and Icahn Clash Ahead of Shareholder Meeting

German Patent Firm Sues Apple for Over $2 Billion

Apple Seeds iOS 7.1 beta 5 to Developers

Cult of Mac: iOS 7.1 beta 5 Kills Evasi0n Jailbreak

Apple Seeds New Preview of OS X Server 3.1 to Developers

Adobe Releases Critical Update for Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux

Apple Blocks All But Latest Adobe Flash Players Due to Vulnerability

Apple Acknowledged AirPlay Issues on New MacBook Pros and Mac Pros

Apple Trims Burberry Fashion Short to 30-Seconds

President Videos Students and Teacher with iPad

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.05.2014

Morgan Stanley Analyst: iWatch Could Mean $17.5B in Revenue in Year-One

Apple Reportedly Hires Sleep Expert for iWhatever

comScore: iPhone Pwns U.S. Smartphones for Fourth-Quarter 2013

ARM Wrestles with Slowing Growth in Smartphones

Report: Apple Restarts iPhone 4 Production for India, Indonesia and Brazil

ARM Exec Says Apple Needs to Address Low-End Smartphone Market

Three-Judge Panel Hears Apple Argument Against Bromwich

Free U2 Track Garners $3 Million for Charity

Tim Cook Talks R&D and Retail in Turkey

Apple Pledges $100 Million in Tech to ConnectED

Microsoft Names Cloud Services Exec Satya Nadella as New CEO

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.04.2014

Canalys: Apple Tops in PCs in 4Q2013 (If You Count Tablets as PCs)

Univ. of Wisconsin Sues Apple Over Alleged A7 Patent Infringement

Apple Posts Stopgap Workaround for Mavericks Mail Issues

Pyro-iPhone in Maine Reportedly iPhone 5c

Pebble Opens Appstore for iOS Users

Tim Cook Touches Down in Turkey

FiftyThree Asks Facebook to Stop Using Name “Paper”

Beware the One Ring Phone Scam

Apple Short Celebrating 30-Years of Mac Shot on iPhone

Apple Posts 1:30 Video on Making of 1:30 Mac Celebration Video

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:16am EST

Mac OS Ken: 02.03.2014

Former Masimo Exec Reportedly Hired by Apple
Apple Holds Probable iWatch Meeting with FDA
9 to 5 Mac: Healthbook App to Act as iWatch Data Conduit
Apple CEO Meets with Prime Minister of Ireland
Apple CEO Meets with UAE PM; Drops in on UAE Resellers
iPhone Catches Fire in Teenager’s Back Pocket
Lenovo CEO Plans to Surpass Apple and Samsung with Motorola Acquisition
Apple and Others Sued by Touchscreen Patent Troll
States Seek $840M From Apple in eBook Case
Judge Issues “Shame On You” Ruling Against Samsung
Apple Issues Fourth Developer Build of Mavericks 10.9.2
NFL Tests iBeacons Around Super Bowl
MLB Reportedly Looking to Have 20 Parks iBeaconed by Opening Day
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Direct download: macosken140203.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:17am EST