Apple ‘iPad Mini’ is planned, Samsung official tells Korea Times

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles The rumor of Apple developing a smaller-screen “iPad Mini” is sticky. It won’t go away. It seems not to want to die or be forgotten. It’s akin to stepping into a wad of melting gum on a burning Arizona summer sidewalk that …Find out more from Los Angeles Times

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Apple May Climb Above $700: Analysts

By Sarah Frier on March 14, 2012 Apple Inc. (AAPL), getting a boost from anticipation of the new iPad, rose to a record today and may climb 19 percent to $700, according to analysts who raised their price targets for the stock. At least four analysts, …Find out more from BusinessWeek

Apple Shares Climb as Release of New iPad Nears

Shares of Apple Inc. were up nearly 4 percent Wednesday afternoon, to a 52-week high, as two analysts raised their estimates of the tech giant’s earnings and sales on strong demand for iPhones and iPads. THE SPARK: Analysts from Morgan Stanley and …Find out more from ABC News

Apple now getting iPad Retina displays from LG too

Apple needs lots of displays for its new iPad. Problem is, the screens are not easy to make. by Brooke Crothers March 14, 2012 3:17 PM PDT Follow @mbrookec Icons look ‘vibrant, detailed, and crisp’ on the new iPad’s Retina Display, according to CNET …Find out more from CNET

Apple to open stores at 8 am Friday for iPad sales

By Gregg Keizer Computerworld – Apple will open its retail stores in 10 countries, including the US, at 8 am local time to accommodate buyers of the new iPad, the company said officially today in a statement. Earlier, Apple’s website had displayed a …Find out more from Computerworld

Apple Opens Doors Early For Friday’s iPad Launch

Apple Stores will open at 8 am for those hoping to score Apple’s newest tablet. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek The new iPad goes on sale in the US and nine other countries starting Friday, March 16. Apple will open its retail stores at 8 am local time …Find out more from InformationWeek

Apple stores to open at 8 am Friday for sales of new iPads

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles In less than 48 hours, Apple’s brick-and-mortar retail stores are scheduled to open early to sell the third-generation iPad in 10 different markets — the US (including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands), Canada, Australia, …Find out more from Los Angeles Times

Sharp’s iPad Panels Delayed

By JURO OSAWA TOKYO—When Apple Inc.’s new iPad tablet computers go on sale Friday, they won’t be equipped with Sharp Corp.’s liquid-crystal-display panels because of a delay in the Japanese electronics maker’s delivery, according to a person familiar …Find out more from Wall Street Journal

Analyst Stands by Report: Samsung Only iPad Display Maker Shipping En Masse

By Christina Bonnington Wired reported Friday that only one display manufacturer, Samsung, was supplying Apple with the Retina display for its new iPad. Although a conflicting report from Reuters has surfaced today, IHS iSuppli analyst Vinita Jakhanwal …Find out more from Wired News

Apple pushes to new highs

By Dan Gallagher, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Wall Street analysts are attempting to get ahead of a recent run-up on shares of Apple Inc. ahead of the launch of the company’s latest product, as well as a possible dividend from the …Find out more from MarketWatch

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Apple Officially Announces 8:00 AM Local Time Launch for New …

Apple today officially announced that the new iPad will launch at 8:00 AM local time on Friday in the United States and nine other countries. The…More By Eric Slivka

Apple Stock Up 50% Since Steve Jobs’s Death

Defying the most dire predictions by critics, Apple has not fallen apart without Steve Jobs. In fact, the company has won over Wall Street with a nearly 50.More By Todd Wasserman

Apple Pi

I think it’s safe to say this may be the geekiest baking project I’ve done to date. And that’s saying something, as I am prone to geeking out in the kitchen a wee little bit. I mean, it’s a pie made entirely of apple numbers. And then topped with more …More By Rusty Blazenhoff

New iPad still coming to Apple Stores at 8AM on Friday, don’t worry …

Getting a little bit antsy in your respective Apple Store queue? Don’t worry, Cupertino let it be known that its new iPad is on-track for an 8AM debut.More By Brian Heater

Apple: Treating celebs like regular folks since 1976 | TUAW – The …

In my second celebrity-oriented post of the day, we’ll explore how Apple treats stars like … well, like regular people. According to a post on Fast.More By Steven Sande

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Apple’s iPhone Is Getting Crushed In China – Business Insider

Apple’s strategy of aligning the iPhone with a single mobile carrier appears to have backfired in China, where Samsung has opened up a huge smartphone …Read more here.