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Remains of the Day: Eat at Jobs's

Apple plans a fine-dining establishment, and a former Apple collaborator draws a line between Steve Jobs and oompa-loompas.

WWDC 2012 tickets sell out in two hours

In fewer than two hours, tickets for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference have sold out.

Apple announces WWDC 2012

At long last, Apple has announced the dates for its annual developers conference. Last year's event sold out in fewer than 12 hours.

Flashback Trojan horse still on 650,000 Macs, security company says

The Mac Flashback Trojan horse was still installed on more than half a million Apple computers late last week and is declining only slowly, Russian security company Dr. Web claims.

Apple prompting some users for extra App Store security details

If you get prompted to provide extra security details before completing an App Store transaction, it's no scam: Apple is asking users to provide more information to improve the security of user accounts.

Apple earnings preview: iPad sales to grab the spotlight

The new iPad is likely to be the highlight of Apple's second quarter performance, especially in a period which saw few major product launches or revisions.

Flashback botnet not shrinking, huge numbers of Macs still infected

Contrary to reports by several security companies, the Flashback botnet is not shrinking, according to the Russian antivirus firm that first reported the massive infection.

Apple offers free Snow Leopard to MobileMe subscribers

Apple has eased the process of iCloud adoption for MobileMe subscribers who haven't yet made the jump to Lion by offering them a free copy of Snow Leopard.

Apple offers standalone Flashback removal tool

Fear your Mac has the Flashback malware installed, but you aren't running Java? You'll want to grab Apple's standalone removal tool.

New Java update from Apple removes Flashback malware

As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.

Free Flashback Checker finds out if your Mac is infected

Still not sure whether your Mac got infected by the Flashback Trojan horse? A new free app can tell you definitively whether you're a victim of the malware or not.

Weekly Wrap: Trojans, opening day, birthdays, and Lion learning

It's the start of a new month, but we end the week as we always do -- with a look back at the major Mac and iOS news of the past seven days, courtesy of the Weekly Wrap.

Security experts: 600,000-plus estimate of Mac botnet likely on target

Security experts today could not confirm claims by a little-known Russian antivirus company that more than 600,000 Macs have been infected with a zero-day-exploiting Trojan, but they said the number was within reason.