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: 03.31.2015

- Big Business Lands on the Heads of Indiana State Government in Wake of RFRA

- Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination religious freedom laws are dangerous

- MacRumors: No Walk-In Apple Watch Purchases at Launch

- Apple Watch Edition to Come with Kid Gloves Treatment

- No Business Discount for Apple Watch

- Pebble Time Take Over 20-Million Dollars in Kickstarter Campaign

- USFDA Taking Hands-Off Approach to Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers

- Apple Smartphone Trade-In Program Expands to Non-iPhones

- Rumor Has Apple Starting iPhone Trade-Ins in China

- Apple to Hold 2QFY2015 Earnings Call on 27 April

- Apple Maps Connect Adds Three More Countries

- Google Loses Attempt to Block UK “Do Not Track” Case

- Jay-Z Launches Music Streamer with Artist-Owned Tidal

- Gary Allen Ends 14-Year Run at IFOAppleStore

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:11am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.27.2015

- Credit Suisse Ups Apple Target to 145-Dollars

- First Wave of Apple Watch Enabled Apps Hit App Store

- Apple Sees Second Online Store Outage of the Week

- Bloomberg: FoundationDB Follows Acunu Acquisition by Apple

- Apple Signs Open Letter Opposing Renewal of Patriot Act

- Samsung Sets Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Release Date for 10 April

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:39am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.26.2015

- 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Watch Appointments Cannot Be Made Until 10 April

- Apple Watch Edition to Warrant 30 Minute Demos

- NYT: Apple Streaming Music Service Will Not Bring Lower Price

- CNN Hits Apple TV with CNNgo

- Apple Media Stores See Worldwide Downtime on Wednesday

- Apple Acquires NoSQL Database Firm FoundationDB

- Parliament to Get New iPads After May Election

- Apple Campus 2 to Use Recycled Water

- A First Look at the Apple R and D Facility Planned for Japan

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:14am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.25.2015

 9 to 5 Mac Hears More Apple Watch Sales Details

- Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of OS X 10.10.3 

- Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 8.3 to Developers and Testers

- Apple TV Adds Three New Channels

- Amazon Strengthens Fire TV with OTA Update

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.24.2015

- Cantor Fitzgerald Analyst Sees One Trillion Dollar Market Cap for Apple in Next 12 Months

- Cowen and Company Analyst Still Sees Huge Growth Potential for iPhone

- Pegatron Profit Up Over 50-Percent Thanks to iPhone 6

- JP Morgan Analyst Sees Big Opportunity for Apple in Apple TV App Store

- Apple Offers Free Apple Pay Decals to Merchant Partners

- Becoming Steve Jobs Hits Bookshelves Today

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:13am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.23.2015

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- BuzzFeed: New Apple TV with App Store Expected at WWDC

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Thinks TV Could Drive Up Services Segment for Apple

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Goes Bearish on Tablet Growth

- CNBC Quizzes BaselWorld on Apple Watch

- LVMH Exec Praises Apple Watch

- LVMH Joins Google and Intel on TAG Heuer Smartwatch

- Will.i.am Works on Wearable with Gucci Timepieces

- Apple Takes ABC News Inside Secret Wearables Lab 

- Over A Quarter of Visits to U.S. Government Sites Via Apple Devices

- Yearbook from Jobs Senior Year Sells for 12k on eBay

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:10am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.20.2015

There are no good poems about Friday

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

Mac OS Ken: 03.19.2015

- 9 to 5 Mac: A Possible Look at the Apple Watch Retail Experience

- Apple Pokes Swiss Watchmakers with Signage in Basel Store

- B and H Photo Gets In-Store Apple Store

- Analysts Play Count/Pointercount With Apple Targets and iPhone Expectations

- China Unicom and China Telecom Start Sales of Latest Cellular-Enabled  iPads

- Piper Jaffray Analyst Sees Apple Playing in Augmented Reality

- Wells Fargo Analyst Sees Over-The-Top TV Service Adding to Apple Stickiness

- Apple Pay Hitting the Links at Arnold Palmer Invitational

- Tim Cook Sits for Interesting Interview with Fast Company

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:37am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.18.2015

- Rumor: Apple Working on Over-the-Top TV Offering - Take 1

- Rumor: Apple Working on Over-the-Top TV Offering - Take 2

- NY Post: Apple Offering Viewer Metrics to Get Content for TV Offering

- Apple Tops Laptop Mag List for Sixth-Year Running

- Apple on Top of Biz Journals 2015 Survey

- Cowen and Co Analyst Sees Phone-Free Apple Watch Later This Year

- Report: Apple to Expand Trade-In Program to Competing Smartphones

- Apple Pilots Global Volunteer Program for Employees

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:48am EDT

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:22am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.13.2015

- TMO: Midweek iTunes Outages May Have Cost Apple $25 Million in Sales

- Business Insider: Midweek DNS Issue Knocks Apple Retail Stores in Europe

- WSJ: Apple Retail a Boon to Malls of America

- Apple Pulls Nike+ FuleBand and Jawbone Up from Retail Stores

- Apple Opens iOS 8.3 Beta to the Public

- Swatch Makes NFC Payment Deals Ahead of Apple Watch Launch

- Ive and Newson to Speak at Conde Nast Luxury Conference

- Cook Calls Cramer; Talks Apple Pay, ResearchKit, and Health

- Becoming Steve Jobs: Revelatory Bio Due 24 March 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:16am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.12.2015

- Internal Issue Leads to Outages for iTunes Stores and iCloud

- Ming-Chi Kuo Expects New Apple Watch Materials Before End of 2015

- KGI Analyst Sees Slow Start for New MacBook

- Bloomberg Takes Down Apple Watch for Women

- MacDailyNews Takes Down the Bloomberg Takedown

- Morgan Stanley Sees 54 Million iPhones Sold This Quarter

- New Snowden Leaks: CIA Reportedly Targeting Apple Hardware and App Developers

- Stanford Sees 10k Participants in Cardiovascular Study Post ResearchKit Announcement 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:32am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.11.2015

- Analysts Leave Ratings and Price Targets Unchanged After Apple Event 

- Hodinkee Editor Sees Rough Times for Low End Watches in Apple Watch Wake

- Swatch Co-Inventor Sees Ice Age Coming for Low End and Midrange Swiss Watches

- TechCrunch: Apple Watch Battery Replaceable; Expected to Last Three Years

- Apple Watch Houses 8GB of Largely Inaccessible Flash

- Apple Kills Glowing Logo on Back of New MacBook

- Apple Pay Site Adds 14 New Stores

- 14 Firms Adding Apple Pay

- GameStop Adding Apple Pay Support

- Marriott Announces Apple Pay Support at Select Properties This Summer

- Apple Issues Fixes for FREAK Flaw

- GigaOm Shuts Down 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:57am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.10.2015

- Apple Announces Pricing and Availability for Apple Watch

- Accessories for Apple Watch Run a Wide Price Range

- Apple Watch Fine in the Rain - Not in the Pool

- ResearchKit: Using Smartphones for the Greater Good

- HBO Now to Launch in April Exclusively on Apple Hardware

- Apple Intros Crazy Thin and Crazy Light MacBook

- One Port and a Host of Adapters for New MacBook

- Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Force Touch Trackpad, Broadwell Processors, Better Flash and Battery

- Apple Updates MacBook Air with Broadwell Processors and Better Flash

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:12am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.09.3015

- A low rumble of a new Mac today

- Apple Invited to Join Dow Jones Industrial Average

- Global Equites Analyst Hates Idea of Apple Joining DJIA

- Barclays Sees 54-Million iPhones Sold This Quarter 

- UBS Sees 58-Million iPhones Sold This Quarter

- Banks Tighten Up on Apple Pay Card Verification 

- Eddy Cue Shows Off Apple Pay and Apple Watch at Oracle Arena

- Apple Signs Letter to Supreme Court Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

- New Flyover Video Shows Continued Progress at Apple Spaceship Campus

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:56am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.06.2015

- Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch to Ignite Wearables Revolution

- Deutsche Bank Reiterates Hold Rating on Apple Shares

- Bloomberg Sources Say Apple Delays Production of 12.9-Inch iPad

- 9 to 5 Mac Sources Say Apple Streaming Music Service Pushed to the Summer

- International Business Times Sources Say HBO Wants Over-the-Top Streamer on Apple TV from Day One 

- Apple Adds FAQ for Merchants Eyeing Apple Pay

- Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to No-Poaching Settlement

- Microsoft Makes Office 2016 for Mac Beta Available to Public

- ABC News Lands on Apple TV in UK and Europe

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

Mac OS Ken: 03.05.2015

05 March 2015

 

- 9 to 5 Mac: A Look at Apple Watch Sales Pitches

— Apple Insider Buzzes the Yerba Buena Tent

- Apple Watch Featured in Chinese Fashion Mag YOHO

- Huawei Mocks Apple Watch for Clumsy Design

- Apple Watch Wins Gold Honor in 2015 iF Design Awards

- Pebble Adds Steel Edition of Time to Kickstarter Program

- Pebble CEO Talks Up Time; Stops Short of Bashing Apple Watch

- Gartner: Apple Beats Samsung in Fourth-Quarter Smartphone Sales 

- Kantar Puts Apple at Top in Urban China Last Quarter

- Ericsson and Apple Play Suit-Countersuit Over Smartphone Patents

- Apple Acknowledges Freak Security Flaw; Promises Fix Next Week 

- 17 More Institutions Power Up for Apple Pay

— PayPal Buys Mobile Payments Tech Firm Paydiant

- SXSW: Nights of a Thousand Beacons

- Apple Wins Overall Brandcameo Product Placement Award for 2014

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:56am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.04.2015 - The Sick Day

Ken takes a sick day.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.03.2015

- Piper Jaffray Analyst Plays “The Price is Right” with Apple Watch

- Apple Watch Spread Lands in East Touch Out of Hong Kong

- 9 to 5 Mac Maps Possible Early Rounds of Apple Watch Launch

- Tim Cook Talks Up Third-Party Apple Watch Applications in Berlin

- Smartwatch Makers Bolster and Batten Down Ahead of Apple Watch

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to 160-Dollars

- Apple Environmental VP Given Accessibility Awareness Duties

- IBM Announces Three New iOS Apps at MWC in Barcelona

- Apple Takes Shot on iPhone 6 Campaign Outside 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:51am EDT

Mac OS Ken: 03.02.2015

- Apple Building Demo Area Outside of Yerba Buena Center

- Apple Watch Gets Two-Page Spread in Vogue Paris

- Apple Watch Gets Two Articles in Big Spring Edition of UK Mag Style

- NYT Goes Fairly F.U.N.D.y on Apple Watch

- Tim Cook Talks Apple Watch with Employees and The Telegraph

- Cook Talks and Talks and Talks Privacy with The Telegraph

- will.i.am Makes Significant Wearable Hire

- Samsung Unveils Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

- Samsung Announces Mobile Payment Solution Called Pay - Seriously

- Apple Opens Online Gallery for Pics Taken with iPhone 6

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