Reading List: Here’s What Else Made Headlines on August 14

Reading List is a daily column on weekdays that provides a summary of noteworthy news and rumors not already covered by iFans on the day. Read on to find out interesting tidbits and other important headlines related to both Apple and the greater technology industry for Tuesday, August 14th.

While the burglary of Steve Jobs’ home was unfortunate, thankfully the stolen goods including Jobs’ wallet, his wife’s expensive Tiffany jewelry, 3 iPads and an iMac have been returned. Today, a MacBook Air was put under an X-Ray, Apple began preparing for its $2.5 billion payout as part of issuing its first quarterly dividend to shareholders in 17 years and the Cupertino-based company was awarded a patent for in-cell touchscreen display technology.

In other news, a new version of virtual world game SimCity is set to debut on the Mac in February 2013, Sprint now offers a $100 pre-paid gift card with the purchase of an iPhone 4S, Pinterest has announced new Android and iOS apps, Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” is now available on the DROID 4 and Apple and Samsung continued their bickering in an ongoing jury trial.

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