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: 05.30.2014

WSJ: Parsing the Price Paid by Apple for Beats

 

Huberty: iWatch or Payments or Streaming Music Could Slow Drop in Music Sales

 

Amazon Rumored to Be Entering Streaming Music Market

 

UBS Analyst Not Too Into the Beats Deal

 

Apple + Beats: Wall Street Weighs In Again

 

WWDC Excitement Pushes Apple Targets Up

 

Bernstein Analyst Ups Apple Target to 700-Dollars

 

Barclays Ups Apple Target; Leaves Rating at Neutral

 

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Direct download: macosken140530.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.29.2014

Apple Announces Plans to Buy Beats for 3-Billion-Dollars

 

Apple and Beats Execs Hit Media Blitz

 

Beats App to Stay on Windows Phone and Android After Acquisition

 

HP Deal with Beats to Sunset in 2015

 

Beats Industrial Design Firm Gets Kicked to the Curb

 

Beats Music Lowers Annual Rate; Lengthens Free Trial

 

Beats Announcement Could Mean Full Plate for WWDC

 

Eddy The Stuff: 35-Billion iTunes Tracks Sold

 

Eddy Cue Says TV Sucks and Fixing It Will Be Tough

 

Eddy Cue Says Product Pipeline is Best for Apple in 25-Years

 

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Direct download: macosken140529.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:01am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.28.2014

Apple to Stream Keynote; Teases Exciting Announcements

 

Apple Starts Decking the WWDC Halls

 

Raymond James Analyst Muses Over Home Automation “Land Grab”

 

Apple Shares Hit New 52-Week High

 

Apple Patents Process that Could Join Sapphire with Liquidmetal

 

Deutsche Telekom Said to be Promoting Questionable iPhone 6 Release Date 

 

Spotify Sounds Security Alert After Unauthorized Access of One Account 

 

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Direct download: macosken140528.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:25am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.27.2014

FT Says Apple May Make Smart Home Play at WWDC

iMac Ship Times May Indicate New Machines Coming Soon

Ming-Chi Kuo Expects Touch ID for Most iThings Going Forward

Rumor Resurgent: The ARM-Based Mac

Australia Sees Waves of iOS Device Hijackings

Tapbots Issues Mandatory Updates for Mobile Versions of Tweetbot

Apple Retail Workers Class Action Suit Gets Ugly

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:59am EDT

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Morgan Stanley Analyst: Now Is Still The Time to Buy Apple Shares

 

Apple Seeks Triple Damages and New Sales Ban Trial Against Samsung

 

Samsung Killing Music and eBook Services Outside of South Korea

 

Apple and Others Offer 325-Million-Dollars to Make Anti-Poaching Case Go Away

 

Apple Launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

 

Base-Model Mac Pro Ship Times Fall to 3-5 Days

 

Apple Offers Free Shipping for Father’s Day in Many Countries

 

Apple Updates iAd Producer to v4.2

 

Creator of Core Animation Leaves Apple for Facebook

 

Boeing Plans to Be More Like Apple (Kind of)

 

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Direct download: macosken140526.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:59am EDT

Munster Sees Slump in Intent to Buy iPhone Ahead of Next One

Counterpoint: 87 Percent of Phone Shipments into U.S. Now Smartphones

iPhone Drives 4G Growth in China

Apple Working on iOS-to-Android Text Message Switcher Issue

Mac Pro Hits Graphics Rendering Issues After 10.9.3 Update

Secret Source Tells TechCrunch Apple-Beats Deal Still 70-Percent Certain

Apple Extends Liquidmetal Technologies Exclusivity Through February 2015

Apple Expands In-Store iPad Trade-In Program to Parts of Europe

Apple Licensed for Full Operation in Saudi Arabia

Nest CEO: Seriously - There Will Not Be Ads on Our Thermostats

Nest Restarting Smoke Alarm Sales Soon

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Direct download: macosken140523.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:55am EDT

Apple to Hold WWDC Kickoff at 10AM PDT on Monday 2 June

Apple Updates WWDC App for iOS

Apple Goes Tongue-in-Cheek-and-Cloak-and-Dagger with WWDC Session Titles

Spotify Hits 10-Million Paid Subscribers

Apple Insider Considers the Lack of Beats by Apple Announcement

Apple Sued By One Employee Over Promise of Job-for-Life

Moto 360 Smartwatch Expected to Sport $249 Price Tag

Google Filing Paves Way for Ads for Nest Thermostat

Nest Recalls the Nest Protect Smoke and CO Detector Over Potential Safety Issue 

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Direct download: macosken140522.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:19am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.21.2014

Not-the-Usual Morgan Stanley Analyst Expects NFC in Next iPhone

Report: Apple Building Out Big Content Delivery Network

iWork for iCloud betas See Significant Feature Additions

Apple Updates OS X Server to v3.1.2

Injunction Against Some Samsung Sales Upheld in Dutch Court

Monday: Talk of Settlement Talks Between Apple and Samsung

Monday: Lawyers for Apple and Samsung See No Hope of Settlement

Tuesday: Fortune Says There Never Were Any New Talks

Samsung Owns Current Smartwatch Market (Which is Tiny)

Apple Brings in Architectural Big Guns for Madison Avenue Store

Millward Brown Names Apple Second-Most Valuable on BrandZ List 2014

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Direct download: macosken140521.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.20.2014

I have a message from Ken. He’s sorry... but he’s not feeling well and will not be talking about Apple news with you today.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:05am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 05.19.2014

Apple and Google Drop Motorola-Centered Suits/Countersuits

Apple Sued Over Text Message/iMessage Switching Issue

Update to iTunes Update Fixes Hidden User Issue

Italian Regulators Investigating In-App Purchases

Samsung Holding Tizen Developer Conference Same Week-Same City as WWDC

Pioneer Demos CarPlay-Compatible NEX Units

Rainbow Apple Logo Signs Up for Auction

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Direct download: macosken140519.mp3
Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:25am EDT