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The Apple Roundup: MLB fans embrace Passbook baseball tickets

With so many people writing about Apple(s AAPL), finding the best stories and reports isn’t easy.¬†Here’s our daily pick of stories about the company from around the Web that you shouldn’t miss:

  • Major League Baseball is pretty pleased with the fan response to making a couple of ballparks’ tickets compatible with Apple’s Passbook: the past two weeks, 12 percent or 1,500 fans chose to use Passbook. Marketwatch says it could be the beginning of the end for paper baseball tickets.
  • CNET reports that developers were telling Apple for months that its mapping data for the new iOS Maps wasn’t very good.
  • Oops: AuthenTec, the company Apple purchased for $356 million a few months back, makes software that opens users of rival platform Windows(s MSFT) to a security risk, Ars Technica reports.
  • A big meeting today in Geneva meant to get big players like Apple, Motorola, Google and others to consider a route to patent peace didn’t make much progress, says ZDNet.
  • Apple is growing its share of junior high and high school customers: 40 percent of teenagers have an iPhone. Meanwhile, ¬†just under half of those surveyed own a tablet, and of those, 72 percent say it’s an iPad, according to a recent Piper Jaffray survey. (via AppleInsider)