Apple (AAPL) news roundup: 1) Apple is killing off its music-oriented Ping social network, which...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL) news roundup: 1) Apple is killing off its music-oriented Ping social network, which has seen limited uptake, in favor of Facebook/Twitter integration. 2) Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and LPL are reportedly the suppliers for the next-gen MacBook Pro's retina display, which is said to cost over $150. 3) Shipping times for the notebook have risen to 3-4 weeks. 4) Apple confirms the Mac Pro will be overhauled next year - this week's limited Mac Pro upgrade didn't go over well with many.