- Harry McCracken at TIME fact checks a sampling of Digitimes reports regarding Apple over the years. It’s not pretty.
- No surprise: Foxconn refutes last Friday’s report that it’s building an Apple television. The Next Web has the details and explanation.
- Jean-Louis Gassée makes a strong argument for why Apple won’t go back to Intel and x86 processors for its iOS devices.
- Apple’s current cable-disrupting technology is supposed to be AirPlay. So why hasn’t the CEO of one of the country’s biggest cable companies ever heard of it? Read the New York Times story.
- Following some recent malware episodes, it looks like Apple is getting serious about Mac security, says ZDNet. It has hired security firm Kaspersky Labs as a consultant. (Update: Kaspersky CTO Nikolay Grebennikov says he was misquoted by Computing.co.uk, the source of the original report. He has issued a statement of clarification: “This security analysis of Mac OS X was conducted independently of Apple; however, Apple is open to collaborating with us regarding new Mac OS X vulnerabilities and malware that we identify during our analysis.”)
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Reality check on Apple rumors, a realistic assessment of why Apple won’t invite Intel to its iDevice party, the AirPlay disruption, and a new look at Mac security.