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.

- Wall Street Catches Coronavirus

- Tim Cook Thinks China Has a Handle on Coronavirus

- Plague, Inc. Pulled from Apple Stores in China

- Enforced Chinese Licensing Rules a Game Changer for iOS Developers

- Apple Pulls Game Service Shadow from iOS/tvOS for Guideline Violations

- New Lady Gaga Music Video #ShotOniPhone

- Report: Apple TV+ Developing Limited Series About WeWork

- Redesigned Apple Fairview in Toronto Opening Weekend

- Cook Announces Ed Farm: Coding and AR for Birmingham, AL Schools

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Apple Shareholders Meeting: The Apple Insider Take

- Apple Shareholders Meeting: The MacRumors Take

- Cook Addresses Calls for Encryption Backdoor

- Little Said About Coronavirus During Apple Shareholders Meeting

- “SARS Hero” to Advise Foxconn Around Coronavirus

- Eero Update Brings HomeKit for Routers Support

- Santa Clara University Adds Contactless ID to Apple Wallet

- Report: Apple Leases New Offices Near Madison Square Garden in NYC

- Tim Cook Heads to Alabama for Education Announcement

- Mac Pro Wheels Have No Locking Mechanism

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- More Stores, Longer Hours for Apple Retail in China

- Report: Foxconn Offering Perks, Bigger Bonuses to Get People Back to Work

- Apple Issues Coronavirus Reminder Ahead of Shareholder Meeting

- Morgan Stanley Says Buy AAPL on Current Weakness

- Analysts: Deferred iPhone 11 Sales Could be Good for “iPhone 12”

- Bloomberg’s Alternate Arcuri Take

- IDC: iPhone Took Over 75% of Smartphone Sales in India Last Quarter

- Johnson & Johnson Launches iPhone/Apple Watch Stroke Prevention Study

- Apple’s Research App Gets AirPod Pro Support

- NTSB Calls Out Apple for Ill-Advised Action by Employee

- Rian Johnson Ruins All Mysteries with an iPhone

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:01am EDT

- 29 of 42 Apple Stores Reopened in China

- Coronavirus Craters the Markets

- Evercore Analyst Still Sees Apple Sales as Deferred, Not Lost

- DigiTimes Says iPad Sales Boosted by Coronavirus

- Wedbush Says Production Delays Could Push Out iPhone SE2

- Wedbush Analyst Still Sees Apple Sales as Deferred, Not Lost

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Boosts 5nm ARM Processor Orders; ARM Based Mac in Early 2021

- Apple Declines Congressional Hearing Invitation on Tech and China

- SCOTUS Declines to Hear Apple Appeal in VirnetX Case

- Buffett Still Singing Apple’s Praises

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:21am EDT

- Target System Shows New iPod touch, Apple TV, and Watch Bands on the Way

- Target System Shows $399 AirPods Something on the Way

- Canalys: PCs to Take Coronavirus Hit in 2020

- Samsung Temporarily Closes SK Factory Due to Coronavirus

- Apple Maps Turns on Look Around for DC, Boston, and Philly

- John Legend Speaks at Apple

- App Store Confidential Shoots to Top of Amazon Germany Charts

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:41am EDT

- Apple Reopens Two More Stores in China

- Cook to China: We are with you

- Foxconn Warns of Full-Year Revenue Hit

- SK Hynix Asks 800 Workers to Stay Home Amid Coronavirus Concern

- Business Insider: Millions in South Korea and Vietnam Encouraged to Stay Home

- NGOs Pressure Apple on Authoritarian Policies in China

- Bloomberg: Apple Weighs Letting Users Pick Default Apps on Devices

- Production Halted on “Shantaram” While They Find Someone to Write It

- Oh. Look. Another “Rare,” Working Apple-1 Is Up for Auction.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

- Ten More Apple Stores Reopen in China

- Report: Apple Shifts Some Production to Taiwan

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Luxshare to Pick Up Apple Watch and iPhone Work

- Larry Tesler: 1945 - 2020

- Microsoft Releases Unified Office App for iOS

- Apple Seeks to Have “Servant” Suit Dismissed

- Apple Sues to Kill German App Store Tell-All

- Apple Announces New Film Staring Mahershala Ali

- Second iOS 13.4 Beta Allows Car Key Sharing Through Messages

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:38am EDT

- More Financial Firm Reactions to Apple’s Q2 Warning

- Still More Financial Firm Reactions to Apple’s Q2 Warning

- Apple Insider: Evolving Situation May Change and Morph

- TrendForce Expects Smartphone Production to Fall 1.3% in 2020

- Ming-Chi Kuo Has Big Expectations for Little Apple Tags

- Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.3 and watchOS 5.3.5

- Apple Music Subheads “Other Versions” of Albums

- First Alert Updates Onelink Safe & Sound with AirPlay 2 Support

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:17am EDT

- Apple Says It’ll Miss 2Q Guidance Due to Coronavirus

- Report: Laptop Supply to Take a Hit from Coronavirus

- Ming-Chi Kuo Probably Still Expects iPhone SE2 in First-Half of 2020

- Early Reactions to Apple Guidance on Guidance

- Tim Cook Sends Memo to Apple Staff Regarding Coronavirus

- Berkshire Hathaway Sells ~$1B in Apple Shares; Still Has ~$72B Worth

- Apple Outs Trailer for “Amazing Stories”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Apple Stores Reopen in Beijing

- Facebook Cancels Global Marketing Summit in SF, CA Over Coronavirus Concerns

- 2,000 iPhones Doled Out on Quarantined Cruise Ship

- NV Dems Deploy 2,000 iPads Ahead of State Caucus

- More Transit Info Lights Up on Apple Maps Across EU

- Apple Music Reportedly Updates “Replay” for 2020

- “Visible: Out on Television” Out on Apple TV+

- Adrian Paul - TV’s “Highlander” - Joining Season 2 of “See”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Apple Reopening Five Beijing Stores This Weekend

- Nikkei Examines Steps to Restart Factories in China

- Apple May Have to Pay for Time Checking Employee Bags

- Apple Adds Search to Shazam; Drops Shazam Encore to Free

- Apple Updates ARKit’s “Quick Look” for Retailers

- YouTube Killing iTunes In-App Subscription Support for YouTube TV

- Plepler Hires Heather Karpas for Apple TV+ Production

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:25am EDT

- GSMA Pulls Plug on MWC 2020

- Apple Adds $18B in Market Value on Rumored Foxconn Restart Plans

- Apple Shares Set New Closing High

- Foxconn Refutes Reuters Report on Reopening Factories

- Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Seem to Surge (But May Not Have)

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone Still Rules in Secure Smartphone Share

- Apple Joins FIDO Alliance

- Microsoft Publicly Testing Project xCloud for iOS

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

- JPMorgan Eases Its Worry Over Manufacturing and Coronavirus

- Report: Foxconn Hopes to Have Half of China Factories Reopened by Month’s End

- FTC Quizzes Apple and Others Over Undisclosed Acquisitions

- Siri Now Fielding 2020 Election Questions

- Apple Card Gains OFX Export Option

- Juniper: Apple Pay to Push Global Contactless Payment Growth

- Bernstein: Apple Pay Could Account for 10% of Card Payments by 2025

- Apple Lets Users Turn Off Subscription Payment Notifications

- Warner Music Exec Jumps to Apple Music

- Cook Posts Pic Marking Black History Month

- Apple Releases Swift Playgrounds for Mac

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:04am EDT

- Foxconn Factories Start Restarting

- Canalys: Smartphone Sales in China Could Fall 50% in March-Quarter

- Samsung Scaling Back Presence at Mobile World Congress

- Amazon Axes Mobile World Congress Appearance

- Intel Backs Out of MWC 2020

- Sony Skipping MWC 2020 for YouTube

- Case Makers Prep Wares for iPhone SE2

- Courts Refuse to Rehear Case Between Apple and VirnetX

- “Ghostwriter” Saves Ontario Bookstore

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Nikkei: Chinese Authorities Won’t Let Foxconn Reopen Yet

- Chinese Authorities: It’s Not That We Won’t LET Them…

- Apple Keeping Operations in China Closed for Now

- MacRumors: Wait Times Extend for Many Build-to-Order Macs

- Wedbush Cutting iPhone Expectations Thanks to Coronavirus Closures

- Ming-Chi Kuo: A Lot of Workers Won’t Go Back

- App Developers Quizzed by DoJ in Apple Antitrust Probe

- Apple Settles iPhone Slowdown Suit in France

- Taika Waititi Tears Into Apple Over Keyboards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:39am EDT

- Foxconn Cuts Revenue Forecast in Face of Coronavirus

- Foxconn to Quarantine Returning Workers

- Nikkei: Coronavirus Puts Continued Strain on AirPods Supply

- Apple Shares Set new Closing High

- Counterpoint: iPhone XR Was India’s Fastest-Growing Premium Phone in 2019

- Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch Beat All Swiss Watch Sales in 2019

- FBI Says It STILL Can’t Get Into Pensacola Shooter’s iPhone

- NYPD Ditching Paper Pads for Note Taking App on iPhone

- Apple Ends Dealings with 18 Companies Over Conflict Mineral Concerns

- Apple Makes Custom Apps Easier for Education

- Apple Launches Back-to-School Promotion for Japan

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Chinese Manufacturers Still Aiming for 10 February to Restart Operations

- Apple Halts “Close Your Rings” Employee Challenge Due to Coronavirus Closures

- Citing Coronavirus Concerns, LG Skipping MWC in Barcelona

- Liz Schimel Out as Head of Apple News+

- Genius Series “Verified” Headed to Apple Music

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:02am EDT

- A Pair of Apple Bulls Consider the Coronavirus

- Report: Wistron to Start iPhone PCB Production in India

- Macs at Work: SAP Now Has Over 26,000 Deployed

- Apple Opens Developer Waiver Program to Eight More Countries

- Apple Ups Trade-In Value of Apple Watch Series 2 and 3 for Heart Month

- Apple Adds Dedicated Election 2020 Coverage to News App

- Apple Releases “First Look” Trailer for “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet”

- Bernstein Analyst Issues Negative Note on Apple TV+

- Apple TV App Rolls Out to 2019 LG TVs

- Apple’s Kids Programming Wins Parents’ Choice Gold Awards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT

- Apple (and Markets) Fall on Coronavirus Concern

- Apple Closes Most China Operations Through 9 February

- DigiTimes Hears Mixed Messages Around Coronavirus

- Ming-Chi Kuo Cuts March-Quarter iPhone Forecast by 10%

- “Loop Disease” Suit Continues in Lessened State

- Apple TV+ Series “Foundation” to Employ 500+ in Ireland

- 11 New Underwater Screensavers Hit Apple TV HD and 4K

- Apple Outs Ad for Apple Arcade Ahead of Super Bowl

- Apple Arcade Characters Take Over Apple’s Homepage

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:01am EDT