Mac OS Ken
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings commute-sized tech news to the podsphere. If it's Apple news, Apple-related news, or news related to Apple-related news, you'll hear about it here. News you'll like... this is Mac OS Ken.

- WSJ: How Apple Lost $9B (That It Didn’t Actually Lose)

- Motley Fool: Here's How That $9B Wasn't "Lost"

- Citi Research Cuts iPhone Unit Expectations

- Netflix Kills iTunes Billing for New Subscribers

- Apple May Still Have Plans for North Carolina Campus

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:54am EST

- Munster: Apple to See Stronger 2019 Than Other FAANGs

- Chinese Firms Praise Huawei and Punish Apple

- Qualcomm Suggests Detaining Apple Lawyers in China

- Report: Foxconn Mulls High-End iPhone Production to India

- Former Apple Marketing Exec Returns Bendy iPad Pro

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:51am EST

- CIRP: New iPhones Drawing More Switchers Than Years Past

- Apple Expands iPhone Trade-In Promo Reach

- Indian Official Signals Manufacturing Meeting with Apple Next Month

- Dan Riccio Email Downplays Curvature of Some iPad Pros

- Boxing Day Troll Sues Apple Over Wallet

- Apple Music Opening Offices and Event Space in Music City

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:19am EST

- Qualcomm Wins Injunction Against Sales of Some iPhones in Germany

- Apple, Qorvo, and Intel Respond to German Injunction

- Apple Issues Update Version of iOS 12.1.2

- Needham Drops Apple Target from $260 to $200l; Likes the Lack of Unit Sales Data

- Munster: Siri on HomePod Got Smarter in 2018

- Apple Elevates Head of ML and AI to SVP

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:57am EST

- Jefferies Drops Apple Target to $225 in “Largely Positive” Note

- MacRumors: iOS 12.1.2 Release Was About the Qualcomm China Injunction

- Jedi Master Apple Says, “You’re Not Worried About the Bend”

- Instagram Update Gets Hosed on iPhone XR and XS Max

- Apple to Allow Gifting of In App Purchases on App Store

- Amazon: Third-Party Alexa Speakers will Support Apple Music in the Future

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:31am EST

- WSJ Paints Dismal Picture for Apple in India

- Apple Hitting iOS Users with Unsolicited Ads for Apple Services

- Apple Pay Gives and Gets Trouble in Switzerland

- Apple Planned Austin Campus Gets County Approval

- Paul McCartney and Emma Stone Anti-Bullying Video Hits Apple Music

- Apple Music Twitter Account Posts from Android Device

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:49am EST

- Apple Quick Releases iOS 12.1.2

- Update or Not, Qualcomm Says Apple Still Violating Chinese Court Order

- T-Mobile Turns on eSIM in the States

- Ratings Disappear and Reappear for App Store and Apple Podcasts

- Apple Takes Shazam App Ad-Free

- Apple Offers 10% Bonus to Funds Added to Apple ID

- 3D Printed Head Fools Androids; Can’t Fool iPhone X

- Notable Designer Andrew Kim Leaves Tesla for Apple

- Apple Hires Justin Lin for Multi-Series Deal

- Apple Offers Six Free Audiobooks Read by Celebrities

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:20am EST

- Ming-Chi Kuo Drops March-Quarter iPhone Sales Guess by 20%

- Apple Sued Over Screen Size and Pixel Count in iPhone X Lines

- Amazon Alexa App Now Supports Apple Music

- Apple Disconnects Apple Music Connect

- Steam Dropping Support for Yosemite and Earlier Versions of Mac OS

- Cydia: 2008 - 2018

- Auctioned Jobs Artifacts Blow Past Expectations

- Apple Takes Three of Adweek’s Best 25 Ads of 2018

- Report: Apple Signs Deal for Exclusive Peanuts Content

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:24am EST

- Apple Plans New Campus for Austin; Nationwide Expansion

- Macquarie Drops Apple Target on Service Worries

- Qualcomm Says iPhone Sales in China Violate Injunction

- Qualcomm Seeks Injunction Against iPhone XS/XR Sales in China

- Apple Plans Software Patch to “Fix” Qualcomm Complaint

- Apple Predicts World’s End if Chinese iPhone Ban Upheld

- Apple Lures Sony Pictures Casting Exec

- Bad Robot to Produce Jennifer Garner Series for Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:30am EST

Ken's day ended poorly, which means Mac OS Ken really didn't start. It'll be back tomorrow. In the meantime, why not check out Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast, or - if tech's what you dig the most - there's a brand new Checklist by SecureMac: No. 118 - Australia Ruins Everything!

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:06am EST

- Apple Supplier TSMC Reports Strong November Numbers

- Super Micro: Independent Audit Can’t Find Bloomberg’s “Big Hack”

- Apple Pay Launches in Germany

- Egypt Demands Changes to iPhone Distribution Deals: Take 1

- Egypt Demands Changes to iPhone Distribution Deals: Take 2

- JAMF CEO: 2019 to Be Historic Year for Switchers to Mac

- Office for Mac Goes Dark (Mode)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:29am EST

- Chinese Court Bans Sale of Some iPhones (Maybe)

- Wall Street Says “Whatevs” to China Ruling

- Apple Says Every Model of iPhone Still On Sale in China

- Citi Drops Apple Target from $240 to $200

- Foxconn and Pegatron Report Robust November Numbers

- Apple Stores Damaged in French Riots

- Tech Giants Decry Australian Anti-Encryption Law

- Epic Ends Sales of Infinity Blade Titles in App Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:35am EST

- Report: Pegatron Moving iPhone Production from China to Indonesia

- Qualcomm President Says His Company “Probably Near the End” of Fight with Apple

- Report: Apple Acquires A&R Firm Platoon

- CEO of Mango Health Joins Apple

- Apple-Owned Beddit Releases Sleep Monitor 3.5

- Apple Testing USB Security Key Support in Safari

- YouTubeTV Fixes Low-Rez Streaming Issues on Apple TV

- CBS Philly: AirDrop Assaults on the Rise

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:43am EST

- Australia Passes Pro-Encryption Law to Weaken Encryption

- Rosenblatt Bear Drops Apple Target from $200 to $165

- Apple Releases watchOS 5.1.2

- ECG for watchOS Won’t Work Internationally

- Apple Store App Updates with Siri Shortcut Support

- Siri Shortcuts Stalled Midweek

- Apple Opens Carrier Billing in Seven More Countries

- Apple Video May Do Violence After All

- A Disappointing Day at the Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:28am EST

- Apple Updates macOS, iOS, and tvOS

- Apple Updates Shortcuts App to v2.1.2

- Apple Releases Standalone 18W USB-C Wall Wart for iPhone and iPad

- HomePod to Hit Hong Kong and China in Early 2019

- Apple Releases HomePod 12.1.1

- Apple Wins FCC Approval for New Beddit Sleep Monitor

- More Jobs and Apple Memorabilia Up for Auction

- Squid Trolls Apple on Twitter

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:05am EST

- Bloomberg Takes a Look at Apple’s iPhone Promos

- HSBC Lowers Apple Target from $205 to $200

- Report: Foxconn Considers iPhone Plant in Vietnam

- More Make the Move to iOS 12

- Jon Callas Leaves Apple for ACLU

- Kevin Durant Drama “Swagger” Gets Series Order from Apple

- Winner of Film Prize Shot on iPhone

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:23am EST

- Ming-Chi Kuo Predicts Next Two Models of AirPods

- Owners Complain of Blurry FaceTime Camera on New MacBook Air

- New Cases and Bands for iPhone and Apple Watch

- Apple Offers Online Discounts for Veterans and Active Military

- Scammy Apps: A Tale of Two from Ars Technica

- Scammy Apps: 9 to 5 Mac Tells of Another

- Cook Targets Hate Speech at ADL Award Reception

- Some Grammy Noms to Be Announced First on Apple Music

- Apple I Pitch Sheet Written by Steve Jobs Goes Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:12am EST

- Report: Apple Pay Working in One San Francisco Target Store

- Apple Music to Hit Amazon Echo on 17 December

- Apple Pulls 700 Apps from App Store in China

- Apple Approves Modified DND App for India

- Trial Date of 15 April Set for Apple and Qualcomm

- Deputy AG Rosenstein Bangs Drum for Encryption Backdoors

- Sensor Tower: Black Friday Sets Single-Day Record in U.S. App Store

- Apple Highlights (RED) Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:27am EST