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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.

- UBS Drops Apple Target to $290; Maintains “Buy” Rating on Shares

- Foxconn Profits Dropped ~24% in December-Quarter

- Bloomberg: iPhone 12 “On-Time,” While Future Products Face Delay

- Bloomberg: Apple Product Development Continues During Lockdown

- Cult of Mac: Don’t Use Safari When Applying for SBA Relief Loans

- Apple Sends 100K Surgical Masks and 100K N95s to Alabama

- Cook Tweets Support for Doctors and Everyone Else Around COVID-19

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Trying”

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

- The Supply Chain is Back. Will demand Be There?

- Wedbush Ives Still Still Bullish on Apple Still

- Bloomberg: COVID-19 Prompts Manufacturing Moves Outside of China

- Apple Outs COVID-19 Screening App and Website

- Apple Acknowledges Issues with AR Coating on Retina display MacBook Airs

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple to Launch Several ARM-Based Macs in 2021

- Savings May Be Offset by Need to Replace Intel Function in ARM-Based Mac

- Apple Turns on New Music Notifications for Users

- How to Turn Off New Music Notifications from Apple

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

- Wedbush Lowers Release Expectations While BofA Lowers AAPL Target

- Apple Updates Developer App Ahead of WWDC 2020

- Apple Extends New Developer Requirements to 30 June

- Sensor Tower: US Per-User App Store Spending Doubled from 2016-2019

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

- App Store UK Highlights COVID-19 PSA

- Apple Teaches Teachers to Teach from Home

- Beats 1 Hosts Hosting from Their Homes

- Beats 1 Turns to FaceTime for Celebrity Interviews

- Apple Offers 90-Day Trials of Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X

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

- JP Morgan Sees 1-2 Month Delay for “iPhone 12”

- Nikkei Says Apple Considering “iPhone 12” Delay

- Loup Ventures: iPhone 5G Still on for the Fall

- Indian iPhone Production Halted with India on Lockdown

- Deutsche Bank: Time to Buy AAPL

- T-Mobile Now Takes Apple Pay for Bill Payments

- Apple Updates Privacy Policy and Charge Itemization for Apple Card

- iFixit: New MacBook Air Has Slightly Thicker Keyboard

- Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for “Defending Jacob”

- Plague Inc. Pledges $250,000 to Fight COVID-19

- Tim Cook Posts COVID-19 News and PSA to Twitter

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:10am EST

Report: Apple Plans to Reopen US Stores in April

- Apple Valuation Pops Back Over $1T

- Piper Sandler and Oppenheimer Reduce Apple Revenue Expectations

- Ireland Can’t Touch the $14.4B in Escrow from Apple

- VP Pence: Apple’s Donated 9-Million Masks in the States to Fight COVID-19

- Apple Outs iOS/iPadOS 13.4 and HomePod v13.4

- iPadOS 13.4 Brings Management Tools for Shared iPads in Business

- Apple Releases macOS 10.15.4 and tvOS 13.4

- Apple Releases Security Updates for Mojave and High Sierra

- Safari Updates Support Full Blocking of Third-Party Cookies

- Apple Releases watchOS 6.2

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:48am EST

- Apple Valuation Falls Bellow $1T

- Cult of Mac: Uncertainty Around Reopening of Apple Stores

- Foxconn Says Factories Reach Recruitment Goals

- Report: Work-from-Home Spurs Certain Technology Sales

- Apple Ups BTO Option Costs on Macs Outside the U.S.

- U.S. Exempts Apple Watch from Trade War Tariffs

- App Store Starts 20 Country/Region Expansion Next Month

- Universal App Purchase Support Now Includes the Mac

- Apple Pulls Encrypted COVID-19 Message App in China

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:28am EST

- New iPad Pros on the Way for Wednesday Delivery

- Apple Removes iPhone/iPad Order Limits in U.S.

- Stuff Left for Repair at Apple Stores Stays for the Foreseeable Future

- Strategy Analytics: Smartphone Sales Cratered in February

- Apple Acknowledges Issues with iOS/iPadOS Personal Hotspots

- Apple Offers Guidance on Distorted Mac Screens and Windows 10

- Apple Secures “Millions” of Masks for Healthcare Workers in US and Europe

- White House Social Distancing PSA Pops Up in Apple Online Media Stores

- Apple Updates Siri to Answer the Big Coronavirus Question 

- Apple Podcasts Curates Coronavirus Shows

- “Oprah Talks COVID-19” - New Show Free on Apple TV

- The Banker Finally Lands on Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Goes Low-Rez in Europe

- Apple Promotes Free Offerings in Books App

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:47am EST

- Apple Places Purchase Limits on Select Gear

- Apple Outs Spring Accessories for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

- Apple Watch ECG to Hit Chile, Turkey, and New Zealand Next Week

- Barclays Sees Better Recovery for iPhone in China Than for Its Peers

- Bloomberg: Sources Say iPhone 5G Still on Track for September

- iPhone in India Saw Strong Start to 2020

- USITC Investigating Apple and Others Over Alleged Touchscreen Patent Infringement

- France Fines Apple $1.2B for Price Fixing

- Apple Pays VirnetX $454 Million

- Apple Promises “Substantial Donation” for COVID-19 Relief in Italy

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:33am EST

- Apple Intros Higher Power, Lower Price MacBook Air

- New MacBook Air Supports Pro Display XDR and Other 6K Displays

- Engadget Sings Theoretical Praises too the Air

- Apple Intros New iPad Pros

- Apple to Give iPad Trackpad Support via iPadOS 13.4

- Apple Announces Magic Keyboard with Trackpad for iPad Pros

- Logitech Announces Keyboard/Trackpad Combos for iPad and iPad Air

- Updates Next Week for iWork for iPadOS

- Apple Doubles Starting Storage of Otherwise Unchanged Mac mini

- Goldman Sachs Lowers Apple Target to $250

- Wedbush Analyst Drops Apple Target to $335

- Munster Tracks Shorter Lead Times for Apple Gear

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:41am EST

- Apple Stores Outside of China Closed “Until Further Notice”

- Apple Supplier Jabil Scraps Financial Guidance for 2020

- IMAX Release of “Beastie Boys Story” Postponed

- AltConf Cancelled for 2020

- Apple Offers IT Advice for Distance Learning

- Moody’s: Demand for Apple Will Return When Normalcy Does

- Goldman Sachs Drops Apple Target to $265

- JP Morgan Maintains “Overweight” on Apple and $350 Price Target

- Wells Fargo Upped Apple Rating to “Overweight” Last Week

- Apple China Apparently Leaks Four New iPad Pros

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:00am EST

- SF Bay Area Gets “Shelter in Place” Order

- Apple FAQ Addresses Store Closures

- Apple Offering Max Payouts to Authorized Service Providers for March and April

- Cook and Cue See Coronavirus Exposure at Birthday Party

- Apple Announces Updated Powerbeats Earbuds

- Unannounced iPad Lands in EEC Database

- Anonymous MacRumors Source Says New MacBook Airs Next Week

- Working Apple-1 Sells for $458,711.25

- Apple Lands Several Products on Fortune’s Top Designs List

- The Dropkick Murphys Streaming Live at 7PM EDT

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

- Apple Closes All Stores Outside of China Through 27 March

- Some Stores Maintain Skeleton Crew

- Apple Retail Worker on Leave Tests Positive for COVID-19

- Two More COVID-19 Cases for Apple Campus in Cork, Ireland

- Frustration for Apple’s Newly Work-At-Home Workers

- No COVID-19 Games or Entertainment Apps in App Store

- Apple Issues Guidance for Legit COVID-19 Apps

- Coronavirus Response: Apple Card Lets Users Skip March-Payment Interest-Free

- Coronavirus Worry Suspends Production on Apple TV+ Series “Foundation”

- Report: COVID-19 Concerns Stop Apple TV+ Production

- Korg and Moog Make Two iOS Apps Free for a Limited Times

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

- All Apple Stores Reopened in China

- “Today at Apple” Suspended in U.S. and Canada

- KeyBanc: U.S. Wireless Carriers See iPhone Shortage

- Foxconn Founder Sends Mixed Messages on Production

- The Disaster Area That Is Wall Street

- Report: Apple Music Locks Up Deal with Labels, No Provision for Bundling

- Production on “The Morning Show” Suspended as Coronavirus Precaution

- Ming-Chi Kuo Expects Scissor Switch MacBook Models in June-Quarter

- Ming-Chi Kuo Expects ARM-Based Macs in Early 2021

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:55am EST

- iPad Demand in China: “Business as Usual” Versus “Back to Normal”

- Apple Closes All Stores in Italy T.F.N.

- Apple Reducing Contact, Seating in Stores

- Report: Apple Not Encouraging Trying on Wearables In-Store

- BofA/Merrill Lynch Drops Apple Target to $320

- Apple Signs Letter Opposing Proposed Anti-LGBTQ Laws

- Apple Orders Uma Thurman drama “Suspicion”

- Apple Outs Full Trailer for Beastie Boys Story

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:09am EST

- Big Tech to Talk Coronavirus with White House

- App Store Suggests Apps for Remote Collaboration

- JP Morgan Reiterates “Buy” Rating and $350 Target for Apple

- Apple Employee in Cork Catches Coronavirus

- Arturo Castro Joins Apple TV+ Series “Mr. Corman”

- Apple Outs Trailer for “Central Park”

- Apple Posts Five-Hour “Shot on iPhone” Tour of The Hermitage Museum

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

- Apple Okays Use of Disinfectant Wipes on Devices (for Now)

- Santa Clara County Temporarily Bans Gatherings of 1,000 or More

- “Today at Apple” Sessions Cancelled in Seattle and SF Bay Areas

- Reduced Hours and Closures for Some Apple Stores in Italy

- Apple Offers Unlimited Sick Leave to Hourly Employees

- China Says Fewer than Half-a-Million iPhones Shipped Last Month

- Wedbush Still Wedbullish on Apple Shares

- UBS Reiterates “Buy” Rating, Lowers Apple Target to $335

- Sensor Tower Apps Pulled from App Store for Harvesting User Data

- Apple Will Fix Blank Screen of Death on 3rd-Gen iPad Air

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:02am EST

- Apple Encourages Workers Who Can to Work from Home

- Apple Looks to Reduce Human Density at Work

- “Today at Apple” Sessions Cancelled in Italy

- SXSW 2020 Called on Account of Coronavirus

- Report: iPhone 11 Supply Drying Up in NYC

- BofA and UBS See Delayed iPhone Models and Sales

- Apple Releases Trailer for “Home Before Dark”

- Winfrey Kills March Pick for “Oprah’s Book Club”

- Episode One of “Amazing Stories” Premiers (and the Bad Reviews Are Back)

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

- Santa Clara County Guidance Casts Doubt on WWDC

- Foxconn Revenue Dropped 18% in February Due to Coronavirus Closures

- Deutsche Bank Lowers Apple Target to $295; Maintains “Hold” Rating

- Prices Rise for a Few iPhone Models Imported to India

- Movement Seen for Apple Pay in Mexico

- Court Says Apple Owes Caltech $838 Million

- Apple Gives “Truth Be Told” a Second Season

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:01am EST

- Report: Apple Stores Warned of Replacement iPhone and Repair Parts Shortage

- Skyworks Guides Down Due to Coronavirus-Related Demand Issues

- Apple Ireland Employees Worry Over Coronavirus and Rubella

- Report: Apple Goes Hardcore on Cleaning U.S. Stores

- 38 of 42 Apple Stores Reopened in China

- Wedbush Still Way Bullish on Apple

- Apple TV+ Skipping 2020 SXSW Film Festival Over Coronavirus Concerns

- Report: Apple Won’t Says Which Part of App Store Confidential is Too Confidential

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

- When “Don’t Panic” Doesn’t Work

- Italian Apple Store to Close This Weekend to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

- Apple Limits Employee Travel to Italy and South Korea

- Apple Stock Shortages May Be Tied to Coronavirus

- iPhone Supplier Qorvo Lowers Revenue Guidance Due to Coronavirus

- Foxconn Says Chinese Factories Will Be Back to 100% By End of March

- Apple Drops Engraving on Replacement iPods

- Early Negative Reviews for “Amazing Stories” Go Missing

- “The Banker” Finally Gets Its Big Premier

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:15am EST

- Apple and Markets See Historic Rebound

- Oppenheimer Ups Apple to “Outperform” with $320 Target

- WSJ: Apple Manufacturing Not Leaving China Anytime Soon

- Report Alleges Forced Labor in Apple’s Supply Chain in China: Take 1

- Report Alleges Forced Labor in Apple’s Supply Chain in China: Take 2

- Apple Settles Throttlegate Case for $500M

- Apple TV+ Exec Makes Move to 20th Century Fox TV

- Apple Kicks Off Month Long International Women’s Day Celebration

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:48am EST

- Counterpoint: iPhone XR and iPhone 11 Top Selling Smartphones in 2019

- LG Closes iPhone Camera Factory Due to Coronavirus

- Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone Production Won’t Really Improve Until Next Quarter

- Cook Talks Coronavirus, Supply Chain, and More with Fox Business

- Report: Apple Sends Care Packages to Employees Affected by Coronavirus

- MI5 Director Seems to Believe in Magic!

- Apple Kills Clearview AI App for Enterprise Certificate Violations

- Tim Cook Glad-Hands at Birmingham Apple Store

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