Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:

“Spotify CEO Daniel Ek answered a question posed during AllThingsD’s D10 conference earlier today, claiming that “Apple was threatened by what we were doing” in regards to the streaming service. The 18-million-user-strong service took nearly two and a half years to complete the deals with record companies, leading to speculation that Apple may have slowed the process.” — “MacNN” (

“Apple has shown continued interest in improving the Bluetooth wireless standard, making it more power efficient when converting streaming media to a compatible format.” — “AppleInsider” (

“A new report has pegged a specific date for the anticipated launch of Microsoft Word for Apple’s iPad: Nov. 10, 2012.” — “AppleInsider” (

“The iPhone running iOS 6 boasts Darwin Kernel Version 13.0.0. We can also see that the processor is an ARM S5L8950X.” — “9to5Mac” (

“Neonode, a Nasdaq company with a near-monopoly on several touchscreen technologies, developed a pre-iPhone three years before the Apple iPhone and has severely disrupted AAPL’s patent case against Samsung. In fact, NEON might now be an acquisition candidate as a result. Additionally, their core business alone, is enough to catapult them to $30 per share.” — Seeking Alpha (