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.

- Nearly Half of US Apple Stores Have Gone “Express”

- How Hard is a HomePod mini to Get?

- A Slightly Bungled “Apple One” Premier

- UK Committee Calls Out Apple for “Tsunami” of Electronic Waste

- France Moves to Tax International Tech Locally

- Report: Apple Unsure About France’s “Tech for Good Call”

- Italy Fines Apple $12M for Claims It Says Don’t Hold Water

- Apple Hires Former VC to Work on App Store Discovery

- Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in “Surface” for Apple TV+

- Another Working Apple-1 Going Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:35am EST

- JP Morgan: iPhone 12 Pro Has Longest Wait of the Line

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Sales of AirPods Weaken

- Wedbush Analyst: AirPods Sales are Stellar

- Report: Foxconn Moving Some iPad and MacBook Production to Vietnam

- Apple Promotes Store Opening Soon in South Korea

- Apple and Singapore Out LumiHealth Promo Video

- Apple Fitness+ Instructors Promote Upcoming Service

- Shazam App Offers New Apple Music Users 5-Month Free Trail

- Sony Adds Apple TV App Support to 70+ TVs

- Apple Outs Trailer for Mariah Carey Christmas Special

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Finishing the holiday week - another Mac OS Ken: Live intro show. The Financial Times says Apple is working on an in-house Google alternative. But is it for users, or is it for Siri? Plus - moves on ad tracking from France. The moves are from France - not the ad tracking.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

Maxing and relaxing this holiday - and introducing you to Mac OS Ken: Live. Ripped from this week's Apple news, these excerpts from the daily live show look at bribery charges against Apple's head of security, as well as anger from some corners over Apple tooting its own horn.

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Cowen Analyst Sees Stronger Than Expected iPhone Sales

- HomePod mini Ship Times Slip in Europe and U.S.

- HomePod mini Up for Order in Mexico and Taiwan

- Site Checks Favorite Apps for M1 Compatibility

- Report: Some M1 Macs Experiencing Bluetooth Connectivity Issues

- Vanity Fair Gets First Look at Apple TV+ Film “Cherry”

- Apple Prods Devs for App Privacy Info

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:15am EST

- UBS Sees Weakness in Number of iPhones Sold This Quarter

- JP Morgan Upbeat, Despite iPhone Unit Uncertainty

- Apple Pushes Event IAP Requirement to Mid 2021

- Apple Holiday Sale Includes Gift Cards with Select Purchases

- Apple Store Connect on Holiday Break from 23 - 27 December

- Report: Some HomePod minis Can’t Keep a Connection

- Apple’s Head of Security Indicted in Strange Bribery Case

- Pegatron Commits to New Factory in India

- Apple Maps Turns on Transit Directions for Some Cities in Austria

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

- Wedbush Analyst Pumped Over iPhone 12 Sales and Demand

- South Korea Calls on Google to Follow Apple’s Small Developer Lead

- Apple Settles iPhone Throttling Suits for ~$113 Million

- Apple Donates Techspertise to Boys and Girls Clubs Across U.S.

- Apple and Microsoft Working on Series X Controller Support for Apple Gear

- Federighi: Windows on M1 Mac is Up to Microsoft

- Intel VP of Diversity Leaving to Become Apple VP of Diversity

- Troubled Series “Shantaram” Picks Up New Showrunner

- Awkwafina Joins Apple TV+ Film "Swan Song"

- Glenn Close Joins Apple TV+ Film "Swan Song"

- Next Apple Watch Challenge Sees Return of Thanksgiving 5K

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:50am EST

- Ad Groups in France Petition for Longer Grace Period from Apple: Revisited

- Privacy Group Targets Apple for Use of IDFA

- NGOs Asked Apple in October to Turn on ATT Permissions Immediately

- Apple Addresses App Tracking Issue, Still Holds ATT Permissions to 2021

- Apple Issues Revised Version of macOS 11.0.1 for Macs that Don’t Have It

- Apple Suggests Ways Past Big Sur Black Screen of Death on Older Macs

- “Losing Alice” to Hit Apple TV+ on 22 January

- Season Two of “For All Mankind” to Land on 19 February

- Apple TV+ Producing Tetris: The Movie

- Production Weekly Mentions “Mythic Quest: Titan’s Rift”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:38am EST

- Apple Announces 15% Commission for “Small” App Store Developers

- Apple Highlights Small Developers in Big Announcement

- Apple Insider: Developers Delighted by Apple Move

- CNET: A Less Sanguine Look at Apple/Developer State of Play

- Epic’s Sweeney Likens Epic Fight with Apple to Fight for Civil Rights in U.S.

- JP Morgan: No Danger to Apple’s Bottom Line in App Store Shift

- Morgan Stanley: Possible Long Term Upside for Apple in App Store Shift

- Apple Issues Special iOS 14.2 Update for iPhone 12

- Apple Investigating Anomalous Display Behavior on Some iPhone 12s

- Apple Strikes Deal to Bring Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Back to Broadcast

- “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” to Hit Apple TV+ on 4 December

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:04am EST

- M1 Macs Are Out

- M1 Mac Reviews Are In

- Blizzard Says World of Warcraft Will Run Natively on Apple’s M1 This Week

- Apple Releases First Big Sur 11.1 Developer Beta

- DisplayMate: iPhone 12 Pro max Display “Visually Indistinguishable from Perfect”

- Epic Files Suit Against Apple in Australia

- Thieves in UK Rob Truck of $6.6M in Apple Product

- iPhone 4s as Literal Art

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

- Verizon Hosting iPhone/5G Focused Business Event

- Apple Joins Alliance Working on 6G

- HomePod mini Available for In-Store Pickup in Some Locations

- Warren Buffet Sells 3.7% of His Apple Holdings

- Apple Celebrates 40 Years in Cork

- Casey Wilson Joins “The Shrink Next Door”

- Hasan Minhaj Joins “The Morning Show” for Season Two

- Apple Outs Trailer for “Earth At Night In Color”

- Apple Releases Trailer for Kids’ Series “Stillwater”

- Apple Releases Season Two Trailer for “Servant”

- Apple Crediting TV+ Subscribers’ Apple IDs Through January

- Apple Releases Podcast Embed Players for Websites

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

- macOS Big Sur Bricking Some Late-2013 and Mid-2014 13” MBPs

- Apple Address Thursday’s Third-Party App Failure Concerns

- Some iPhone 12 mini Users Report Lock Screen Sensitivity Issues

- Some MFi Hearing Aids Experience Problems with iPhone 12 Line

- Apple Pledges Fix for MFi Hearing Aid Issues in iPhone 12 Line

- iPhone 12 Should Add to Good Quarter for Foxconn

- First Round of HomePod minis Starts Shipping

- Report: HomePod minis Should Not Leave Rings on Things

- Apple Launches Holiday Gift Guide and Extended Return Policy

- Apple Adds Three New Colors of Sport Band and Solo Loop for Apple Watch

- Apple II Lid Signed by Woz and Jobs Going Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:20am EST

- The Short, Rough Road to Big Sur

- The Longer Than Anticipated, Rough Road to Big Sur

- A Number of Apple Services Suffered Outages Thursday

- Third-Party Apps Affected by Thursday Apple Outages

- Apple Updates iWork and GarageBand for Big Sur and Apple Silicon

- Apple Updates Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for Apple Silicon

- Microsoft 365 and Office 2019 Updated for Big Sur and Apple Silicon

- iPhone 12 Pro Max and mini Make the Scene

- iPhone Upgrade Program Reactivated for UK (England Not Included)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:51am EST

- Financial Analysts Weigh-in on “One More Thing”

- Benchmarks Show Marked Improvements for M1 Versus Intel Macs

- Apple Nixes Intel-Based MacBook Air in M1’s Wake

- macOS Big Sur Due Out Today

- GPS + Cellular Apple Watch Service Headed to Belgium

- Judge Tosses Apple’s “Theft” Claim Against Epic Games

- Apple TV App Available Now for Sony’s PS4 and PS5

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:47am EST

- Apple Introduces the M1: First Apple Silicon SoC for Mac

- Apple Says M1 + Big Sur Can Run Some Intel Apps Faster Than Intel Macs

- Apple Says M1-Powered Macs Can "Start Instantly from Sleep"

- Orders Start for M1-Powered MacBook Air, Mac mini, and 13” MBP

- Apple Tweaks Function Keys on New MacBook Air

- New Mac mini and MBP Can Drive 6K Displays

- New Macs Support WiFi 6

- M1 Macs Support USB 4

- No eGPU Support for New M1 Macs

- Apple Sets Big Sur Release Date for 12 November

- Apple Starts Accepting Apps for Big Sur

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:51am EST

- JP Morgan is Stoked for Apple Silicon Macs

- Report: Some Apps Giving Day-One of Apple Silicon Macs a Miss

- Apple TV App Goes Live for Xbox One and Later

- Evercore: iPhones Pro Harder to Get Than Non-Pros

- JP Morgan: iPhone 12 Pro Max Harder to Get Than iPhone 12 mini

- MagSafe Duo Charger Approved by FCC

- Kathryn Hahn Joins Apple TV+ Series “The Shrink Next Door”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:18am EST

- A Look at Waits for the Latest Apple Hardware

- iMore: Maximum Two HomePod minis Per Order

- iPhone 12 Studio Opens for Business

- MagSafe Leather Case Sales Page Now Shows Charger Discoloration

- Morgan Stanley: Supply Chain Shows Better Than Expected iPhone Demand

- Report: Apple Puts Pegatron on Probation

- Issues Reported with Group Texts, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 Pro

- Apple Investors Can Sue Over Potentially Misleading Cook Comments

- FDA Approves Nightmare Fighting App for Apple Watch

- Report: Apple In Acquisition Talks with Wondery

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:01am EST

- Apple Releases iOS/iPadOS 14.2

- iOS/iPad OS Tackle Three Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

- Apple Releases iOS 12.4.9 to Close Zero-Days on Older Devices

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 14.2

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.1

- Apple Releases tvOS 14.2 for Fourth and Fifth-Gen Apple TVs

- Apple Releases tvOS 8.4.3 for Third-Gen Apple TVs

- Apple Releases Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update

- Apple Seeds Final macOS Big Sur Version to Developers

- COVID Restrictions Close Seven Apple Stores in Italy

- iPhone Upgrade Program On-Hold in England

- Apple Outlines App Privacy Detail Requirements for Developers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:35am EST

- Counterpoint Notes Strength for iPhone 12 Line

- Qualcomm “Milestone Quarter” Boosted by 5G

- Apple 5G Supplier Skyworks Expects Return to Revenue Growth

- Report: Apple Running Short on Power Management Processors

- Microsoft Excel for Mac Beta Supports Apple Silicon

- 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Stores in England Go Express to Avoid COVID Closure

- Engadget: Seven Apple Stores in France Go Express to Avoid COVID Closure

- Apple Pay Headed to Israel by Year’s End

- Apple and Others Hit India Hard for Diwali

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:00am EST

- Morgan Staley Analyst Tracks Massive App Store Revenue Growth

- Morgan Stanley Watching (Not Worrying Over) Regulation and Apple's App Store

- Evercore: Apple Still “Outperform,” But Not “Tactical Outperform”

- Maybe Apple Stores in England Aren’t Closing?

- Bank of Ireland Adds Apple Pay Support

- Report: Silicon Valley Hiring VFX Artists for AR/VR Work

- Apple Puts iPhone 5c on Vintage Products List

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- VentureBeat: “One More Thing” is About Apple Silicon Macs

- iMore: “One More Thing” Could Be Lots of Things

- “One More Thing” Announcement Includes Another Augmented Easter Egg

- Apple Posts “One More Thing” Placeholder Video on YouTube

- iPhone Upgrade Program Pre-Approval Open for iPhone 12 mini/12 Max Pro

- JP Morgan: iPhone 12 Pro Seems to be Outselling iPhone 12

- Apple Releases GM of watchOS 7.1 to Developers

- Apple Releases GM of tvOS 14.2 to Developers

- Apple Updates Dark Sky Weather yo v6.8.5

- Pandora Finds a Home on HomePod and HomePod mini

- Apple TV App Plays on Xbox Next Week

- Christopher Walken Joins Cast of Apple TV+ Series “Severance”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Wall Street Weighs In: A Sampling of Apple Q4FY20 Reaction

- Evercore Analyst: Apple’s Bought Lots of Parts for iPhones

- Apple Warns of Bottom Line Hit if App Store Fees Reduced

- England Apple Stores Set to Reclose as Country Goes Back on Lockdown

- Apple Stores in France Closed Again Due to COVID Restrictions

- England Apple Stores Set to Reclose as Country Goes Back on Lockdown

- Golden Master of iOS/iPadOS 14.2 Released to Developers

- Apple Teases Apple Watch ECG Availability in South Korea

- Apple Starts Repair Program for Faulty AirPods Pro

- iCloud Services Slept in on Sunday

- John Turturro Joins Cast of “Severance”

- Apple Releases “Prologue” Trailer for Wolfwalkers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:19am EST

- A look at Apple's gravity defying Q4FY2020

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:00am EST

- Morgan Stanley: Bad Air in China is Good News for iPhone

- Developers Invited to One-on-One Labs Focused on Apple Silicon

- Financial Times: Apple Working on Alternative to Google Search

- Ad Groups in France Petition for Longer Grace Period from Apple

- EC Competition Commissioner: Let’s Not Break Up Tech Companies

- Apple Temporarily Closes Philadelphia Store Amid Unrest

- Apple Updates Clips to v3.0

- Apple Inks Deal for Season Three of “Ted Lasso”

- Reminder: Apple Reports 4QFY20 Earnings Today

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:34am EST

- Cowen Analyst: iPhone 12 Start of Strong Year for Apple

- Wait Times Lengthen for 16-Inch MacBook Pro and Other Apple Computers

- Apple Mystery Machine Shows Up in Bluetooth Registry

- Apple Buys Video Analytics Firm Vilynx

- Taxes and Foreign Exchange Rates Force Higher Prices in Some App Stores

- Apple Pay Express Transit Now Supports Chicago’s Ventra Card

- Apple TV+ Announces Byrne/Rogen Comedy Series “Platonic”

- John Stewart to Headline Show for Apple TV+

- Woz Designed Blue Box Going Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:04am EST

- Boot Camp Update Mentions Unannounced 16-Inch MacBook Pro

- Allstate Drop Tests New iPhones

- Scratches and the Ceramic Shield: Revisited

- More MagSafe Charger Warnings

- CIRP: Apple’s Own iPhone Sales Surged Last Quarter

- Guesstimates Ahead of Apple Q4 Earnings

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- “Doug Unplugs” in Trailer for New Series

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:24am EST

- Evercore Sees Apple Shares Rising in FY2021

- iFixit Digs Into iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

- STMicro Moves Q4 Expectations Higher on Apple Business

- iPhone 12 OLED Orders Push LG Display Into Profit

- Apple Warns of Rings from MagSafe Charger on Leather Cases

- Ceramic Shield Looks as Tough as Advertised

- Apple Spent $1.5M+ on Lobbying Last Quarter

- Apple Lobbies for Tax Breaks for US Chip Production

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

- Piper Sandler: Carrier Subsidies Revving the iPhone 12 SuperCycle™

- Morgan Stanley: iPhone 12 Will Power Apple Growth Through 2021

- Apple Updates iMovie and GarageBand for iOS

- Apple Updates COVID-19 App

- Apple Plans 50 “Express” Stores By Month’s End

- Seven Apple Stores in Italy Closing This Weekend

- Apple Permanently Closes Apple Uptown in Minneapolis

- Canalys Likes HomePod mini for China

- Apple TV App Headed to Sony PS4 and PS5

- Scarlett Johnansson to Star in “Bride” for Apple TV+

- “Pachinko” Starts Shooting Monday

- Apple Serves “Servant” Season Two on 15 January

- On the Rocks Now on Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Springsteen Documentary “Letter to You” Drops a Day Early

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:23am EST

- Apple Reminds People About New Kit and How to Get It

- Stellar Reviews for the Second Second Coming of Telephony

- Tom’s Guide Disappointed by New iPhone Battery Life on 5G

- iPhone 12 Line Can Download iOS Updates Over 5G

- A Couple of iPhone 12 Cases Show Up Sans Speaker Holes

- In France: Headphones Lead to Comically Large Box for iPhone

- Gmail Update on iOS Boots Default Back to Apple Mail

- Apple Releases Fourth Public Betas of iOS/iPadOS 14.2

- Washington DC Powers Up Exposure Notifications with Apple/Google API

- Apple Lands Todd Haynes Feature Doc The Velvet Underground

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:39am EST

- Chinese Carrier Fenqile Shows Strength for iPhone 12’s Pro Side

- Ives: Supply Chain Checks Show SuperCycle™ for iPhone 12

- 5G Indicator on iPhone 12 Doesn’t Mean You’re on 5G

- Dual SIM Mode Thwarts 5G in iPhone (for Now)

- Apple Really Releases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 14.1

- Apple Neck-Deep in DoJ Suit Against Google

- Improved Apple Maps Likely Coming to Canada Soon

- Apple Pulls TV Remote App from App Store

- Apple Entrepreneur Camp Planned for Black Founders and Developers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:06am EST

- iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Units Begin Shipping

- Piper Sandler Seems to See Upside to iPhone Expectations

- JP Morgan: Lead Times Greater for iPhone 12 Pro than iPhone 12

- Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 11 May Have Cannibalized iPhone 12

- iPhone 12 OLED Repair $279 Without AppleCare+

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.3 for Apple Watch Series 3

- Apple Resurrects MTV with Apple Music TV

- Apple Music Hosting Album Release Event for Springsteen Album “Letter to You”

- Apple TV+ Now Home to the Peanuts Gang

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:42am EST

- Kuo: iPhone 12 Launch on Track to Beat Launch of iPhone 11

- Taiwanese Carriers Think iPhone 12 Will Be Biggest Since iPhone 6

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone 12 Could Kickstart 5G Adoption in Europe

- T-Mobile/Sprint iPhone 12s Now Same Price as AT&T and Verizon

- MacSafe Accessories Arriving Early

- Apple Stores in Eight States Go “Express” Ahead of iPhone 12 Launch

- iPad Air 4 Goes Up for Order, Shipping Times Slip to November

- Gorillaz Launching Limited Show on Apple Music

- Kate Hudson Joins “Truth Be Told” for Second Season

- Apple Drops Trailer for Meteorite Documentary Fireball

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:40am EST

- iPhone 12/12 Pro Orders Start Today

- iPhones in France Still Include EarPods

- The Street: Good Business for TSMC Likely Means Good Business for Apple

- Report: Foxconn on iPhone 12-Driven Hiring Spree

- 5G Follies: Verizon Smacked for Overly Optimistic Ads

- iPad Air 4 Gets FCC Approval

- Best Buy Canada Site Shows/Pulls 23 October Release Date for iPad Air 4

- Walmart Site Shows/Pulls 23 October Release Date for iPad Air 4

- Apple TV App Headed to Select Sony Smart TVs

- Apple Emails Apple TV+ Subscribers About Trial Extension

- Apple TV+ Drops Full Trailer for Springsteen Doc

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:54am EST

- Major US Carriers Use iPhone 12 as Bait

- Counterpoint: iPhone 12 Launch Sales to Beat Launch Sales of iPhone 11

- Video Streaming Services in China Dropped Anticipated “Hi, Speed” Streams

- No Reason Given for Lack of “Hi, Speed” Streams in China

- Apple Analysts Mostly Unchanged After “Hi, Speed” Event

- Apple Offers Three-Month Trial for Apple Arcade with New Hardware

- EEC Database Shows Eight Unreleased Macs

- Apple Releases and Unreleases tvOS 14.1

- Apple Releases and Unreleases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

- Apple Releases Third Public Betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2

- HomePod Should Be Able to Wake You with a Song, Soon

- HD Disney Films from Apple Officially Upgraded to 4K HDR

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:22am EST

- Apple Introduces HomePod mini

- Apple Intros iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini with 5G

- Apple Intros iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5G

- AppleCare+ for HomePod mini to Run Buyers $15

- iPhone 12 and 12 mini Cost $30 More Unlocked or on Sprint/T-Mobile

- AppleCare+ Starts at $149 for iPhone 12, $199 for iPhone 12 Pro

- Apple Discounts Peripherals No Longer Included with iPhones

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:42am EST

- Dedicated Page for Beats Hardware Disappears from Apple Store Online

- Dedicated Page for Beats Hardware Reappears in Apple Store Online

- Apple Uploads Four iPhone iCloud Icons Ahead of “Hi, Speed” Event

- Digging Deeper Into Ming-Chi Kuo’s Goldilocks Expectations

- Reminder: Apple “Hi, Speed” Event Set for 1PM EDT/10AM PDT

- Canalys: Mac Sales Up 13.2% in 3Q CY20

- Gartner: Mac Sales Up 7.3% in 3Q CY20

- IDC: Mac Sales Up 39% in 3Q CY20

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.2

- DoJ and Five Eyes Demand Encryption Backdoor

- Spotify Blocks Transfer of User Playlists Away from Spotify

- Knightley Backs Out of Apple TV+ Series

- Apple TV+ Co-Presents Deadline Series of Documentaries

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Judge Keeps Fortnite Out of App Store, Unreal Engine In

- Apple India Diwali Promotion Offers Free AirPods with iPhone 11

- Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 12 Will Be Best Seller of New Models

- Report: Apple Using Stores in US and Canada as Distribution Centers

- DuckDuckGo Adds Anonymized Route Planning

- Apple to Receive Engineering Emmy for ProRes Video Codec

- Major Labels File Complaints Against Apple Over Music Piracy Apps in Russia

- Counterpoint: Apple Music Took 21% of Premium Streamers in June-Q

- Disney Launches a Slew of Curated Content on Apple Music

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:00am EST

- Apple TV+ Extending Free Trials Through January 2021

- Season 2 of “Dickinson” Returns in Extended Free Window

- TSMC Beats Sept-Quarter Estimates Ahead of iPhone 12

- Apple Applies to Trademark “iPhone for Life” in Hong Kong

- App Annie: iOS Games Made More Last Quarter Than All of Google Play Store

- Apple Sued for Blocking Cloud Gaming Services

- Apple TV+ Series “Masters of the Air” Lands Bond Director

- Wolfwalkers: Apple TV+ Animated Feature to Hit 11 December

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:06am EST

- Wedbush Analyst Daniel Ives Shrugs Off Congressional Antitrust Report

- Needham Analyst Laura Martin Shrugs Off Congressional Antitrust Report

- Markets Rose Wednesday on COVID Relief Stimulus Hopes

- Morgan Stanley: Next Week’s iPhone Event “Most Significant in Years”

- Apple/Epic Trial Set for 3 May 2021

- Apple Tops MBLM’s Latest Brand Intimacy Study

- Apple Health Records Expands to Canada and UK

- Apple Maps Lets Users “Look Around” Phoenix, AZ

- Apple TV+ Joins Group Fighting Online Piracy

- “The Supermodels” Docuseries Headed to Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Inks Deal for “Earthsound” Docuseries

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:57am EST

- Apple Announces “Hi, Speed” Event for 13 October

- Is That an AirTag ON the Event Announcement?

- Apple Hides Another AR Easter Egg in the "Hi, Speed" Announcement

- House Democrats Hit with Tech Antitrust Report

- Apple Responds to House Report

- Piper Sandler: U.S. Teen iPhone Interest and Ownership Hit New Highs

- India Gives Green Light for Smartphone Incentives

- iPhone 5c and a MacBook Pro Go Vintage by Month’s End

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:59am EST

- Talk of New Audio Gear from Apple as It Drops Third-Party Solutions

- Deutsche Bank Analyst: Three iPhone 12 Sizes Could Increase Adoption

- Cowen Analyst Sees Big Money in Apple Payment Services

- Japan’s PASMO Card Gets Apple Pay and Express Transit Support

- Apple/Google API Slowly Seeing Wider US Adoption

- Apple Releases tvOS 14.0.2

- Disney/Marvel/Star Wars Titles in iTunes Upgraded to 4K

- 30 October: Day of Decision for Apple TV+

- Report: “The Morning Show” Back to Shooting in Mid-October

- Bruce Springsteen Documentary Hits Apple TV+ on 23 October

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:46am EST

- House Antitrust Report on Big Tech Expected This Week

- EU’s Digital Services Act Could Reshape App Stores and Smartphones

- Evercore: App Store Revenue Up 25% in September-Quarter

- Morgan Stanley Sees Strong End-of-Year for Apple Services

- Report: Apple Makes Huge Real Estate Deal for Office in India

- Maps Improvements Hit Ireland and UK

- Apple Releases Bug Fixing Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update

- Apple Sues Canadian Recycler for Reselling Apple Hardware

- Project Zero’s Brandon Azad Joins Apple

- Joz Lands a Spot on Apple Leadership Page

- “The Snoopy Show” to Hit Apple TV+ in Early 2021

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:47am EST

- Apple 4Q Earnings Set for 29 October

- Sensor Tower: App Store Revenue 2X Google Play Store in June-Quarter

- Report: Apple Stores Receive Promo Materials for iPad Air

- NY and NJ Use Apple/Google API for Contact Tracing Apps

- Apple Outs Public Beta 2 of watchOS 7.1

- Report: Apple Working to Get TV App on PlayStation

- Apple TV App Turns Up in Xbox System Beta

- Apple Pulls Safari 14 and Security Update for Mojave

- Apple Card Mislabels AT&T Charge as Payment to Accounting Firm

- Cast Fleshed Out for Cecily Strong’s Apple TV+ Series

- Last iPod nano Deemed “Vintage”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:12am EST

- Epic Admits Breaking App Store Rules Without Admitting Wrongdoing

- Daring Fireball: Apple Was Never Killing “Sign In with Apple” for Fortnite

- Belgium’s “Coronalert” Contact Tracing App Uses Apple/Google API

- Missing GPS Data in watchOS 7? Nuke It and Start Over

- Apple Releases Second Public Betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2

- Latest Big Sur Public Beta is Out

- Netflix 4K on Big Sur will Require T2 Mac

- Apple Drops Beats Updater for OTA Firmware Updates

- Two Apple TV+ Shows Re-Ramping Production in the UK

- Tim Cook Gets First Stock Grant Since 2011

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:17am EST

- Apple and Epic Opt for Bench Trial, No Jury

- Apple Services Experienced Widespread Issues Tuesday Night

- Report: Zhengzhou iPhone Production Running 24/7

- iPhone Gains Share in Germany’s Shrinking Smartphone Market

- Apple Suppliers Investing $900M in Indian Manufacturing

- Apple Pulls RSS Readers from App Store in China

- Masimo Says Apple is Using Lawsuit Delay Unfairly

- Cult of Mac: How to Kill AirPods Automatic Switching

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Apple and Epic Meet in Court About Meeting in Court

- Google to Make Third-Party App Stores Easier on Android

- Google Name Checks Fortnite in Third-Party App Store Announcement

- Norway Goes Apple/Google Way with New Contact Tracing App

- Apple Announces Billie Eilish Feature Documentary

- Defected Records Brings New Live Sets to Apple Music

- Apple Renames “Get Up! Mix” to “Workout Mix”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:35am EST

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Sees “Compelling Entry Point” for Apple Shares

- EC Will Appeal July’s Apple/Ireland Tax Ruling

- Apple and Epic: The Fortnite Fight Heads Back to Court

- Apple Drops 30% Requirement on Facebook Live Event Through 2020

- Some Series 3 Wearers See Serious Issues with watchOS 7

- Apple Bought Podcast Discovery Service Scout FM Earlier This Year

- Cherry Deal: Apple TV+ Drops $40M on Russo Brothers Film

- Report: On The Rocks Hits Theaters Friday, Apple TV+ 23 October

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:31am EST

- Apple Makes App Store Case to Consumers and Developers

- Apple Details Lower Commission Rules for Video Players

- Coalition for App Fairness: Countering Apple’s App Store Messaging

- Bloomberg Editorial Board Defends the App Store

- Blood Oxygen Monitoring Disabled in Apple Watch on Family Setup

- Apple Pulls 5W Power Adapter from Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing iOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing iPadOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing watchOS 7.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing tvOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing macOS Catalina 10.15.7

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing Final Cut Pro X and iMovie Updates

- Apple Tops 2019/2020 ACSI for Computers

- First Three Episodes of “Tehran” Hit Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Posts Second Season Trailer for “Ghostwriter”

- Apple Gets Best Green Catalyst Award from RE100

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:08am EST

- Prosser Says iPhone Event 13 October

- Multiple Unnamed Sources Say iPhone Event 13 October

- UBS Newbie Downgrades AAPL to “Neutral”

- NHS COVID-19: Apple/Google API Deployed in England and Wales

- Report: Apple Relaxes Return Requirements for Ill Fitting Loop

- Apple Says Loops May Lengthen Over Time

- GPS Data Not Showing from Some watchOS 7 Upgraders

- Mixpanel: iOS 14 Adoption at 30% After One-Week

- Cherry Jones and Jason Segel Land in The Sky is Everywhere for Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Offers “Tehran” First Look Ahead of Friday Premier

- Mariah Carey Hits “The Oprah Conversation”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:56am EST

- BT Internal Video Puts iPhone 5G “Just Days Away”

- Raymond James Analyst: Apple Building More iPhone 12s at the High End

- Pegatron Plans Manufacturing Expansion in Vietnam

- Apple Store Online Goes Live in India

- AppleCare+ Hits Denmark, Finland, and Norway

- iWork for iPadOS Updates Bring Scribble Support

- Some Apple Services Hit By Outages Tuesday Morning

- COVID Alert PA Launches with Apple/Google Exposure Notification API

- Apple TV Channels Adds STARZPLAY in Middle Eastern Countries

- Ben Stiller and Patricia Arquette Team on Second Series for Apple TV+

- People Turn to Pinterest for iOS 14 Customization Inspiration

- At Least One Person’s Making Money with Custom iOS 14 Icons

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

- Citi Analyst Ups Apple Target on Wearables Strength and iPhones on the Way

- AT&T Communications CEO Downplays 5G Expectations

- Mixpanel: iOS 14 Adoption Up to 26% After First Five Days

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of iOS 14.2

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of iPadOS 14.2

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of watchOS 7.1

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of tvOS 14.2

- No Handwashing Timer for Apple Watch Series 3?

- iFixit Gives Apple Watch Series 6 a 6-Out-of-10 Repairability Rating

- Returning a Loop Band Means Returning the Watch, Too

- Germany and UK Get Monthly AppleCare+ Option

- Tim Cook Talks to The Atlantic: Take One

- Tim Cook Talks to The Atlantic: Take Two

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:54am EST

- Disingenuity: CNBC, Sacconaghi, and Apple’s Recent Slump

- Evercore Ups Apple Target on Apple One Interest

- Deadline Looms for EC Appeal of Apple/Ireland Decision

- Apple Sued for Alleged Patent Violations in Apple Maps

- Apple Accused of Stealing Idea for Diverse Emojis

- Tim Cook Pays Respects on Passing of Justice Ginsburg

- Report: “See” Restarting Production in October

- “The Morning Show’s” Crudup Wins Supporting Actor Emmy

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:21am EST

- Apple Store Online Opens in India Wednesday 23 September

- Jefferies Ups Apple Target Ahead of 5G SuperCycle™

- Restarting an iPhone Resets Default Browser and Mail App in iOS 14

- watchOS 7 Turns on ECG for Six More Countries

- For Healthier Citizens, Singapore Uses Apple Watch and Money

- Apple One Will Handle Multiple Apple IDs for Single Users

- Apple Counters Epic Request to Put Fortnite Back in App Store

- Apple Pay Live for All Subways and Buses in Manhattan

- “Long Way Up” Hits Apple TV+

- New Kid Shows and Second Seasons for Apple TV+

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

- Apple Announces Fitness+

- Apple One: Three Bundles of Services

- Largest Music Streaming Service in the World Says Apple One is Unfair

- Apple Card Offers 0% Financing for Apple Watch

- Apple Sweetens Deal for AppleCare+ for iPhone

- Apple Event Moves a Few Financial Needles

- Bugging Out of the Public Beta Program

- Apple Outs Safari 14 for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:20am EST

- Apple Introduces Apple Watch Series 6

- Apple Intros Lower-Cost Apple Watch SE

- No Chargers Included with Most New Apple Watches

- Chargers Included with Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermes

- Blogosphere Figures No Chargers Coming with Next iPhones

- Apple Introduces Family Setup for Apple Watch

- Apple Watch Series 6 Says Sayonara to Ceramic

- Apple Launches Three New Health Studies Tied to Apple Watch

- Apple Intros Eighth-Generation iPad

- Apple Intros Mondo-Powerful iPad Air

- Almost All of the OS Updates Drop Today

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

- Apple Kicks Promotion In Gear for “Time Flies” Event

- “Time Flies” Tuesday at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT

- Apple Tries Out Express for Safe and Speedy Retail

- Apple Updates AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro to Firmware 3A283

- AirPods Update Activates Spatial Audio and Automatic Switching

- UCSD Test Silicon Valley Contact Tracing App Ahead of Statewide Release

- Ad Group Wants Dialogue with Apple Ahead of IDFA Changes

- Instagram CEO Rails Against Ad Tracking Opt-Out Coming in iOS 14

- TMO: Border Protection Accidentally Impounds OnePlus Buds as Counterfeit AirPods

- The Verge: Border Protection Stands by OnePlus Impound

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EST

- Code in Apple Music for Android App Indicates “Apple One” Bundle

- Apple Registered Domains Possibly Tied to Content Bundles

- Prosser Predicts “Apple Watch SE”

- “Time Flies” Tuesday at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT

- JP Morgan Analyst: US iPhone Sales Level Off Ahead of Update

- Apple Allows Streaming Game Services in the App Store (with Caveats Aplenty)

- England and Wales to Get Contact Tracing App with Apple/Google API

- MacRumors Sees and Hears Hints of International Apple Card Expansion

- Apple Pledges More Money for West Coast Wildfire Relief

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

- Apple Sets iPhone 11 Launch Videos to Private on YouTube

- Baird Analysts Ups Apple Target to $133

- JP Morgan Sees Strength for iPhone in China

- Fortnite Players Can Still Sign in with Apple

- Epic CEO Blasts Apple on Twitter

- Late Last Year: Taking Back Third-Party Back Bling

- Facebook Bashes Apple in EU Consultation

- Apple Releases Public Beta Five of watchOS 7

- Apple Releases Second Supplemental Update for macOS 10.15.6

- Credit Card Analyst: Pandemic Has Benefitted Apple Card

- Reopened Apple Cherry Hill Brings Flagship Elements to New Jersey Mall

- Apple Drops Trailer for “Tiny World”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:35am EST

- Colorado Adopts Apple/Google Exposure Notification API

- Protect Scotland Uses Apple/Google API to Protect Scotland

- Apple Designs Its Own Masks for Corporate and Retail Employees

- JP Morgan: “Time Flies” Event to Be Driven by Apple Watch, May Still Sport iPhone

- SellCell Survey: 40% of Current iPhone Users Plan to Buy iPhone 12

- Epic Says Apple Killing “Sign in with Apple” for Fortnite

- French Finance Minister Speaks Against Digital Dominance of Foreign Firms

- Google Maps Returns to Apple Watch

- Zigbee Alliance On-Track for Smart Things Standard in 2021

- SuperAdrianMe TV: YouTuber Tours Singapore’s “Floating” Apple Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EST

- Apple Announces “Time Flies” Event for Tuesday 15 September

- Support for Apple Watch Announcement in YouTube Metadata

- No iPhone Announcement Expected Next Week

- iPad and AirTags Anticipated as "Time Flies" Flies

- Apple “Invitation” Holds AR Easter Egg

- Apple Countersues Epic Games for Breach of Contract

- Australian Regulators Investigating Apple and Google App Stores

- Apple to Meet with European Ad Groups Over IDFA Opt-Out Concerns

- Apple Issues Third Public Beta of macOS Big Sur

- Apple Marina Bay: Singapore’s Floating Store Opens 10 September

- Apple and Oprah Launch “Oprah’s Book Club” Podcast

- Apple TV App Lands on Vizio SmartCast TVs

- Apple TV+ Releases First Look Trailer for Animated Feature Wolfwalkers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:12am EST

- Epic Asks Court to Force “Fortnite” Back Into the App Store

- Smaller Piece/Bigger Pie: The Apple Watch Edition

- Jon Prosser Expects Apple Watch and iPad Air Announcement Today

- Report: Apple Watch Series 5 Supply Dries Up Ahead of Imminent Series 6 Launch

- Regulators Approve Apple Watch ECG Function for Japan

- LG: AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Coming to Some 2018 TVs After All

- Apple TV+ Hires Disney and Quibi Vet Tim Connolly

- Apple TV+ Takes Over Apple Site to Promote Emmy Nominees

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:58am EST

- Apple Shares Drop 8%, Erasing $180 B in Market Value

- Tech Takes a Hit in Apple’s Wake

- BBC Weighs Factors in Thursday’s Sell-Off

- Apple Delays iOS 14 Tracking Protections Until Early 2021

- New Round of Public Betas Released

- Apple Outlines Privacy “Nutrition Label” Expectations

- Apple Ad Focuses on iPhone and Privacy

- Apple Updates Apple Support App

- Apple Pay with Express Transit Goes Live for LA Metro

- Apple Maps Improvements for Amsterdam and Lisbon

- Rogers Tempts Customers to Upgrade with Six-Months Free Apple Music

- UK Carrier EE Offers iPhone Plan with Bundled Apple Services

- Report: Japan Paying Closer Attention to Apple’s App Store Practices

- Viborg Data Center is Live (and Green)

- Apple Pushes Green Initiatives in Europe

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:51am EST

- Shuttered U.S. Apple Stores and COVID-19

- Apple: iOS App Economy Has Created 300,000 Jobs Since April

- Devs Can Offer Special Subscription Plans in iOS 14

- Apple Retail Owes Wages for Time Waiting to Leave

- Apple Loses Out on VirnetX Relief

- German Antitrust Chief Monitoring Apple/Epic Battle

- Strategy Analytics: Apple TV Controls 2% of Streaming Device Market

- LG Not Bringing HomeKit or AirPlay 2 to 2018 TVs

- Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for “Tehran”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:50am EST

- 25 U.S. Locations Eyeing Apple/Google Contact Tracing Solution

- iOS 13.7 Turns On Exposure Notifications Express Framework

- Bloomberg: Apple Not Slowing iPhone Orders for 2020

- Apple Notes: A Wall Street Quartet

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Pay Express Transit Mode Goes Live for DC Metro

- Russian Lawmaker Proposes 20% Cap on App Store Commissions

- Apple TV+ Inks Deal for Limited Series “Five Days at Memorial”

- Apple Outs Trailer for Unscripted McGregor Series “Long Way Up”

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

- Apple Hits Low Sounding Record Highs

- Ming-Chi Kuo Calls for Fewer iPhone 5G mmWave Units Than Expected

- App Store Appeals Process Now Open for Developers

- Apple Adds Japanese and Simplified Chinese Subtitles to WWDC Videos

- Apple Accidentally Notarizes Known Mac Malware

- Apple Supplier TSMC Strikes Green Energy Deal

- Pokémon Go Going Away from Older Smartphones

- Apple TV+ Announces “Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:29am EST

- Evercore Ups Apple Target from $460 to $130

- Apple Pulls Epic Games from App Store

- Epic Games Argues Apple’s Account

- Apple Features “Fortnite” Alternatives on App Store

- Zuckerberg Slams Apple Before 50K Facebook Employees

- Concerns Over Robberies Outside of Manhattan Apple Stores

- Apple Announces AI/ML Residency Program

- Apple Moves to Settle Powerbeats 2 Suit for $9.75M

- Report: Apple Brings iPod’s “Music Quiz” Back as a Shortcut in iOS 14

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:07am EST

- AirPod Snapshot: A Smaller Slice of a Bigger Pie Still Means More Pie

- Apple Outs Public Beta 3 of watchOS 7

- Apple Offers $84 Million to Settle Advertising and Repair Cases in South Korea

- South Korea Investigates Apple and Google Over IAPs and Payment Options

- Apple Seeks Dismissal of Cobalt Mining Case

- Epic Email Blames Apple for Lack of “Fortnite” Updates

- Apple TV+ Series “Invasion” Back in Production

- Apple TV+ Film “On the Rocks” to Feature in NY Film Festival

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:04am EST

- iOS 13.7 Beta Adds Exposure Notification Opt-In

- EEC Filing Lists Unannounced Apple Watches and iPads

- Fortnite Updates Off iThings and the Mac

- Facebook Warns of a Serious Hit to Advertising with iOS 14

- Facebook’s Complaint: More Color from CNET

- Apple Hits Record Closing High of $506.09

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $600

- Report: Apple Adding Yelp-Like Features to Maps in iOS 14

- Apple Music Updates “Kids and Family” Section

- Apple TV+ Announces Three Docuseries for the Fall

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

- Apple Says “Fortnite” Should Totally Come Back to the App Store

- Bloomberg: Apple to Start Online Sales in India Next Month

- Cowen & Co. Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength

- Gartner: As Smartphone Sales Crater, iPhone Holds Its Own

- TSMC: 5nm Chips Will Be Faster and Consume Less Power

- Tim Cook Compensated with More Apple Shares: Still Rich

- Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X

- Apple Updates iMovie for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS

- Report: Apple May Grow Its Manhattan Office Space

- MelodyVR Buys Napster (???)

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- “Fortnite” Stays Out of the App Store, But the Unreal Engine Roars On

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- Unity Technologies Files for IPO

- Wistron Making iPhone SE in India for Indian Market

- Report: Foxconn Considers iPhone Factory for Mexico

- Apple Shares Set New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Marina Bay: Singapore’s Floating Apple Store Opening Soon

- Report: Apple Buys AR/VR Startup Spaces

- Apple TV+ Lands Keira Knightly for Series “The Essex Serpent”

- Apple Celebrates U.S. National Parks Service

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:43am EST

- Vague Talk of Vague Assurances Around Planned WeChat Ban

- Apple’s Epic Battle: A Sort of Timeline

- Epic CEO Sweeney Calls a 2AM Audible

- Court to Hear Epic “Emergency” Request Today

- Microsoft Argues In Epic’s Favor Ahead of Today’s Hearing

- Apple Blocks Updates for WordPress for iOS Due to IAP Confusion

- Apple and WordPress for iOS Clear Up IAP Confusion

- Apple Takes Prepear Logo Fight to Canada

- Details on the One-Year Window for AppleCare+

- Apple Verges on Share Price of $500

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:57am EST

- Apple Closes with a Market Cap Above $2T

- Apple Test May Reveal 10 September Event

- New Judge May Be Bad News for Epic Games

- Epic Holding #FreeFortnite Cup on 23 August

- Fortnite-Filled iPhones Hit eBay

- News Orgs Argue Against App Store’s 30% Cut

- Apple Releases Second Public Beta of watchOS 7

- Apple Releases Second Public Beta of macOS Big Sur

- Lightroom for iOS Bug Update Permanently Nuked Some Data and Pics

- Some 2018 LG TVs Get Apple TV App Support

- Infinite Canvas: AR[T] Examined on Apple TV+

- BC’s Oakridge Centre Apple Store Closing Until 2024

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:49am EST

- Apple Market Cap (Briefly) Crosses $2 Trillion

- Apple Shares Set New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Wedbush Analyst Sees Apple at $3T by 2023

- Apple Pledges Support for CA Wildfire Relief

- Report: Apple Card Deferred Payments Limited to Six-Times in 2020

- More International Banks Add Apple Pay Support

- Apple Maps Adds Turn-by-Turn Navigation in UAE

- Report: Apple to Make iPhone 12 in India by Mid-2021

- A Clarification on Playing Apple Music Radio Stations

- Apple Releases Beta No. 5 of iOS 14/iPadOS 14

- Apple Releases Fifth Beta of tvOS 14

- Epic Suit Moves to New Judge

- Apple Rehires Lawyers from Samsung Suits for Epic Fight

- “Ted Lasso” Tapped for Second Season

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Film “On the Rocks”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Apple Rebrands Beats 1 as Apple Music 1, Adds Country and Hits Stations

- iMore Thinks (Again) That Apple May Retire Beats Branding

- Apple Closes Sets New Closing High

- UBS Finally Flips the Switch on Apple Pay

- TMO: How to Add Showtime to an Existing CBS All Access Subscription

- Pennsylvania Using Apple/Google API in Upcoming Contact Tracing App

- TestFlight: The Cool, Secret App Store Under Apple’s Nose

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

- Epic Sues to Get "Fortnite" Back in the App Store

- CNET: Epic Says Apple Attacking Its Entire Business

- VentureBeat: Epic’s Dire Picture of Developer License Loss Results

- CNBC: Mixed Messages on Epic Ban Effect

- Is Epic Telling the Truth? A Mac OS Ken Listener Says, “Maybe.”

- Report: Epic Building Anti-Apple “Coalition”

- What Happens When You Break Epic’s Rules: The Faze Jarvis Story

- Apple “Won’t Make an Exception for Epic”

- Seeking Alpha: Total WeChat Ban Could Cost Apple $25 Billion Annually

- Report: Apple Extending AppleCare+ Window to One-Year

- Apple Adds Macs to Independent Repair Shop Program

- Apple Card Now Showing with All Three Credit Bureaus

- $9.99 CBS All Access/Showtime Bundle Hits Apple TV

- Apple Orders Music Competition Series “My Kind of Country”

- Deadline: Production Resumes on “For All Mankind”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:44am EST

- Report: Wistron Hiring 10k for iPhone Factory in India

- Apple Taps Brakes on Vietnam Expansion While Luxshare Work on Living Arrangements

- Trump on WeChat/iPhone Sales Concerns: "Whatever."

- Facebook “Calling Out” Apple on 30% IAP Commission

- iOS 14 Redirects News Links to News+ for Subscribers

- Ad Age: A Couple of Publishers Not Cool with iOS 14 Redirects

- Brazilian Supreme Court to Decide Who Gets to Call Their iPhone “iPhone”

- Apple TV+ Lands Elba/Kinberg Spy Thriller

- Apple Registers the Domain AppleOriginalProductions.com

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:12am EST

- Apple/Google API Employed in Small But Growing Number of States

- Epic Games Flagrantly Circumvents App Store Rules in Fortnite

- Apple Boots Fortnite from App Store

- Epic Files Suit Against Apple

- Google Boots Fortnite from Play Store

- Epic Files Suit Against Google

- Spotify Sides with Epic in App Store Battle Royale

- Apple and Other Big Companies Argue Against Total WeChat Ban

- Survey: 95% of iPhone Owners Would Switch if iPhone Loses WeChat

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- "Ted Lasso" and Boys State Hit Apple TV+

- Radio + Gaga = Gaga Radio on Beats 1

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:42am EST

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $460 Ahead of iPhone Launch

- Canalys: US iPhone Sales Grew 11% in Q2 While Segment Shrank 10% - Take 1

- Foxconn Beats June-Quarter Expectations

- Foxconn Moving More Manufacturing Out of China

- Apple Updates iOS and iPadOS to v13.6.1

- Apple Releases Bug Fixing Supplemental Catalina Update

- US Apple Store Online Adds Apple Card as One-Touch Payment Option

- Apple Maps Adds Japanese Cities to Look Around

- Wall Street Journal Sticking with Apple News

- Apple TV+ Announced Animated “Harriet the Spy” Series

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:55am EST

- Apple Recloses Montreal Flagship Store in “Abundance of Caution”

- South Korea Green Lights Apple Watch ECG

- Apple Ordered to Pay Apparent Patent Troll $506M

- Apple Opposes App Developer’s Simplified, Fruit Shaped Logo

- Apple Updates Developer App with Minor Improvements

- Microsoft Miffed at App Store Gaming Rules

- Facebook Releases Unplayable Gaming App for iOS

- EU "Aware" of App Store Gaming Issues with Microsoft and Facebook

- Apple Signs First-Look Deal with DiCaprio’s Appian Way

- Apple Signs First-Look Deal with Scorsese’s Sikelia Productions

- Apple Orders Series from Team Downey

- “Long Way Up” Rides onto Apple TV+ in Mid-September

- “Tehran” to Start Apple TV+ Run on 25 September

- Apple TV+ Shows Now Offered Free on American Airlines

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:47am EST

- Apple Actually Finally Releases Public Beta for watchOS 7

- iMore: There’s No Turning Back from watchOS 7 Public Beta

- Ming-Chi Kuo: WeChat Ban Could Tank iPhone Sales 30%

- Apple Joins Amicus Brief Against H-1B Visa Suspensions

- Russia Cites Apple for Anticompetitive App Store Behavior

- Report: Apple Retail Asks to Have UK Rents Cut-in-Half

- Apple No. 12 in Fortune Global 500

- MTA Wants Apple’s Help Keeping Riders Masked

- Apple Countersues Koss

- Celebrate Woz’s 70th Birthday Online with Him Tonight

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:41am EST

- Cook Says US Apple Office Staff Not Coming Back This Year

- Google Says 20 States Eying Apple/Google Contact Tracing API

- Virginia COVIDWISE App Uses Apple/Google API

- Apple Card Extends COVID Relief Program Through August

- Phil Schiller Named Apple Fellow, While Joz Gets SVP Job

- Cult of Mac Looks at a the List of Apple Fellows

- Apple Sets Five-Record Closing Highs in as Many Sessions

- Wall Street Wowed by Apple Q3FY2020 Earnings

- Wedbush Ups Apple to $515 on iPhone 5G Anticipation

- BofA Ups Apple Target to $470, Downgrades Shares to “Neutral”

- Apple Pledges Support for Beirut Explosion Relief Organizations

- Apple Updates 27-Inch iMac, Upgrades Other iMacs

- For the Most Part, New iMacs Are Stuck with Their Storage

- Apple Releases First Public Beat for Big Sur

- Apple Offers One Gift-Card in US for Physical and Digital Goods

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:02am EST

Mac OS Ken is off this week, though there's a full week of “In a Few Minutes” on the way, plus a great episode of The Checklist by SecureMac about moving the Mac to Apple Silicon. So much to check out! I hope you will. 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:16am EST

- Apple Releases Earnings for 3QFY2019

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:49am EST

- Welcome to Blunderdome

- Rep. Thompson Had a Wide Range of Questions for Apple’s CEO

- Tim Cook Hasn’t Heard About Absher (Again)

- You Can Still Watch the House Hearing on YouTube

- VentureBeat: Apple Got Half as Many Questions as Others at House Hearing

- Arizona Leads Multi-State Probe Into Throttlegate

- Telegram Files Antitrust Complaint with EC Against Apple

- Italy’s Apple/Amazon Antitrust Probe to Run Through November 2021

- Qualcomm Guidance May Mean iPhone 5G in December-Quarter

- Apple’s Apple Store App Adds “For You” Tab

- Apple Q3 FY20 Earnings Set for Thursday 30 July

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:57am EST

- Apple CEO to Testify Before U.S. House Today

- Second Apple Store in Thailand Opens Friday 31 July

- As of Today, All UK Apple Stores Are Reopened

- Apple Ends Apple Field Trip Program

- Apple Offers Resources to Address Racial Equity with Kids

- Bloomberg’s Sullen Apple Story

- “The Morning Show’s” Duplass Says Season Two in Rewrites

- Apple TV+ Picks Up 18 Primetime Emmy Nominations

- “The Mandalorian” Grabs 15 Emmy Noms for Disney+

- Steve Jobs Autographed Fortune Mag Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:54am EST

- Cowen’s Sankar is Into Apple Services

- J.P. Morgan Ups Apple Target to $425

- Wedbush Anticipates a Good Week for the FAANGs

- Apple Q3 FY20 Earnings Set for Thursday 30 July

- Counterpoint: iPhone Q2 Sales in China Up 32% YoY

- Kosovo Asks Apple Maps to Recognize Its Borders

- Apple Giving Employees Paid Time Off to Vote

- Report: Taylor Swift’s New Record Breaks Records on Spotify and Apple Music

- “The Oprah Conversation” Hits Apple TV+ This Thursday

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Two Daytime Emmys

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:45am EST

- U.S. House Delays Hearing with Tech CEOs

- WaPo Looks at Rules for Third-Parties and Apple’s “Find My” Feature

- Epic Games CEO Blasts Apple and Google for Their Control of App Stores

- Sacconaghi Stays Tepid on Apple

- Kvaal Stay Bearing as Rakers Stays Bullish

- Apple Maps Offers COVID-19 Best Practices to Travelers

- Michael Steeber: Four More U.S. Apple Stores Reclose

- Apple Proceeds from John Lewis Doc Donated to Museums

- Apple TV+ Lands Herzog/Oppenheimer Documentary “Fireball”

- Apple Outs “For All Mankind” - Season Two Trailer

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

- Goldman Sachs “Ups” Apple Target to $299

- CNBC: Tech Led Markets Down Thursday

- Market Insider: Markets Rocked Thursday by Unemployment Numbers

- Despite Strong Quarter, Intel Shares Drop on Processor Delay

- Report: Foxconn Producing iPhone 11 in India

- Apple Releases Second Public Betas of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

- Apple Releases Public Beta 2 of tvOS 14

- Monday’s Tech Testimony on Capitol Hill Likely to be Postponed

- Apple at Center of Multi-State Consumer Protection Investigation

- Apple Sued Over Concept of Wireless Audio or Something

- Elizabeth Moss to Star in “Shining Girls” for Apple TV+

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

- Morgan Stanley Issues Bullish Note on Apple

- Analysis Group Says Apple Developer Terms on Par with Others

- Italy Eyes Apple and Amazon for Possible Antitrust Violations

- Apple Finds “No Evidence” of Forced Labor at O-Film

- Apple Makes Special iPhone Available to Security Researchers

- Apple’s Second Store for Thailand Opening Soon

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:37am EST

- Apple Store in Bakersfield, CA Recloses Due to Pandemic

- iPad Pros Sold Out with Other iPads in Short Supply

- Supplier in Apple’s Supply Chain Accused of Human Rights Violations

- Apple Sued Over iTunes Gift Card Scams

- MLB Expands iPad Dugout Program for Short 2020 Season

- Grace Kaufman Lands Lead in Apple TV+ Film “The Sky Is Everywhere”

- Apple Running Virtual Art Sessions for Kids in Chicago

- Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set to Mark China’s National Fitness Day

- Apple Pledges Total Carbon Neutrality by 2030

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EST

- Counterpoint Sees iPhone SE as Bright Spot in Weak iPhone Quarter

- CIRP Measures an Oddly Shaped Quarter

- Another Closing High for Apple Shares

- South Korea’s Combined Market Cap Not as Big as Apple’s

- Microsoft Exec Chats with Congress Ahead of Tim Cook’s Appearance

- Verzuz - Musical “Face Offs” Hit Apple Music This Week

- Apple Restarting “Close Your Rings” Employee Challenge

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:36am EST

- Apple Awarded Two 5G-Related Patents

- Report: Apple Card Showing Up for Users on Experian

- Australia, Canada, and Japan Getting AppleCare+ Monthly Option

- Report: Luxshare Buys Chinese iPhone Plants from Wistron

- Report: Pegatron Grows in India as India Targets Smartphone Exports

- EC Probing Voice Assistants and IoT Things

- Apple Ups Trade-In Value of Some Androids in Quiet iPhone Deal

- Apple Marks the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:29am EST

- Canaccord Genuity Ups Apple Target to $444

- Apple Sanlitun Flagship Opens for Business

- AG Barr Blasts US Tech Cos for Dealings with China

- Apple Adds Ten Regional Coding Centers Through HBCU Partnerships

- Apple Previews New Emojis on World Emoji Day

- Apple Signs Straight-to-Series Order for Mark Boal’s “Echo 3”

- Justin Timberlake to Star in film “Palmer” for Apple TV+

- Mac OS Ken Listeners Weigh In on Greyhound

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:31am EST

- Apple Recloses Eight More Stores

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High

- BofA and Needham Raise Their Apple Targets

- EU Court Sides with Apple and Ireland in EC Tax Case

- Apple Updates All of the Things

- iOS 13.6 Unlocks FaceTime for UAE

- macOS Catalina Update Brings News Changes to Major Metros

- Apple News+ Adds Audio and More Regional Papers

- Verizon Offers Six-Months Free Apple News+ with New iPad Activation

- Best Buy Offers Four-Months Free Apple News+ to U.S. Buyers

- @Apple’s Accidental Turn on Twitter

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:27am EST

- Ruling Expected Today on Apple/Ireland Tax Appeal

- EU Strengthens Protections for App Developers

- Developers of Hong Kong’s PopVote Accuse Apple of Censorship

- House Committee Calls for Warnings on Non-U.S. Apps

- China Says June Phone Shipments Slipped 16%

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High

- LA Metro Confirms Apple Pay/TAP Card Support in 2020

- Apple Outs Trailer for “Ted Lasso”

- Report: Greyhound Has Box Office Hit-Sized Opening Weekend

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:20am EST

- Apple Sets Q3 FY20 Earnings Call for 30 July

- Report: Apple Paid Samsung ~$950 Million for Missed OLED Orders

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to $419 on iPhone Affordability

- Wedbush Ups Apple to $450 on Services, iPhone, and China

- Apple Urges Work from Home for Retail Staff, Slows Return to Offices

- Site Opens for Batterygate Settlement Payments

- Apple TV+ Signs First Look Deal with Idris Elba

- Apple Moves on California’s Affordable Housing Crisis

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:10am EST

- Report: Apple Urges Foxconn Toward $1B Expansion in India

- Report: Apple AR Lenses Move to Engineering Validation Stage

- Mint Budgeting Service Adds Partial Apple Card Support

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High on Friday

- LinkedIn Sued Over Clipboard Copying in iOS

- Apple Advises Against Camera Covers for Recent Laptops

- Counterpoint Clocks Surge in Streaming Music Subscriptions

- Cast and Crew of “The Morning Show” Sits for Interview

- Apple TV+ Nabs Film Rights to Graphic Novel “Snow Blind”

- Some “Greyhound” Viewers Hit Audio Glitch

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- Apple Reclosing 11 U.S. Stores

- Apple Releases Public Betas for Upcoming Operating Systems

- Apple Releases Public Betas for Current Operating Systems

- Apple Updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

- Apple Shares Hit New Highs

- Apple Leans Into Everyone Learning to Code

- New Preview Page for Apple Sanlitun Flagship Store

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- Decision Expected in Apple/Ireland/EC Case 15 July

- Deutsche Bank Ups Apple Target to $400

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Intros “Shop with a Specialist”

- Apple “Back to School” Promotion Expands in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and North America

- Apple Expands Independent Repair Provider Program in Canada, Europe, and US

- Apple Commits to Thunderbolt Support for Apple Silicon Macs

- Greyhound - Inside Look Hits YouTube

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- Apple Reclosing Melbourne Stores as COVID-19 Cases Spike

- Apple Second Most Valuable Brand According to Brandz

- APPL Makes Up 43% of Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

- Apple Cuts Max Trade-In Values for Most iPhones

- Beats Inks Deal with NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace

- Apple Takes Wait and See Approach on New Hong Kong Security Law

- Latest HomePod Beta Makes Way for Third-Party Defaults

- Latest Betas Animate Some “Listen Now” Art

- Apple Music Live Lyrics Land on Samsung Smart TVs

- Hanks Makes Apple TV+ About Face in “Today” Interview

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