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.

- JP Morgan Ups Apple Price Target to $365

- IDC: Apple Increased Lead in Wearables in March-Quarter

- Latest macOS Updates Won’t Let You Forget About Newer Versions of macOS

- Africa Now Radio with Cuppy Lined Up for Apple Music

- Report: Apple TV+ Lands Gal Godot “Hedy Lamarr” Series

- Judge Dismisses “Servant” Plagiarism Case

- Dierdre O’Brien Makes No. 5 on FastCompany List “Queer 50”

- Tim Cook Tweets on Unrest in Minneapolis

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

- Deutsche Bank Ups Apple Target to $320

- Merrill Lynch Ups Apple Target to $340

- Jefferies Ups Apple Target to $370

- Apple Acquires Machine Learning Company Inductiv

- Configurable Macs Arrive in India

- Five EU Nations Pen Passive-Aggressive Letter on Tech and Contact Tracing

- HBO Max Pulls HBO Out of Apple TV Channels

- No HBO Max for Roku or Amazon Fire TV Devices

- HBO Max Apps Are Ready, But No Deals for Roku and Amazon

- Engadget Illustrates the “Rhymes with ‘Kissing’” HBO Max Contest

- Report: Apple Wins Bidding War for Scorsese/DiCaprio/De Niro Film

- YouTube Kids App Available for Apple TV

- Apple TV+ Now Streaming “Fraggle Rock” Back Catalogue

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

- Apple Reopening 100+ U.S. Stores This Week

- Cowen Analyst Sees Smartphone Recovery Ahead of iPhone 5G

- Apple Shares Back to Pre-Pandemic Range

- Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5

- Apple Releases Security Update 2020-003 for Mojave and High Sierra

- Apple Outs Schoolwork 2.0 and Classroom 3.2

- Switzerland First Country to Pilot Contact Tracing App with Apple/Google API

- Qualcomm Teases Phone-Connected AR Viewers Through 2021

- Apple Pro Display XDR Wins Major Award

- Report: Apple TV+ Acquires Old Episodes of “Fraggle Rock” Ahead of Series Reboot

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:41am EDT

- Apple Reopening Two Stores in Japan on Wednesday

- Apple Reopening Remodeled Flagship Store in Sydney on Thursday

- unc0ver Outs Jailbreak for iOS 13.5

- Latvia Employs Apple/Google Contact Tracing API

- Apple Retools Schoolwork App with Distance Learning Focus

- Apple TV+ Promoted Kids Programming with 30-Second Spot

- AirPods Ad “Bounce” Wins Best of Advertising Award

- Crew of “Mythic Quest: Quarantine” Raises $600k for Mercy Corps

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

- Evercore’s Daryanani Ups Apple Target to $345

- Morgan Stanley Muses Over Apple Car

- Jon Prosser: Apple Working on Luxe “Steve Jobs Heritage Edition” AR Glasses

- Mark Gurman: Prosser Prediction “Complete Fiction”

- Report: Apple Creating Ouroboros of TV/Podcast Content

- Little Voice to Hit Apple TV+ 10 July

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Dear…”

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

- Apple and Google Release Contact Tracing API

- Apple Releases COVID-19-Centric iOS and iPadOS 13.5

- Apple Releases tvOS 13.4.5

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 13.4.5

- Updated Hulu HomeScreen Hits tvOS and Roku

- Apple Announces Athlete-Centered Docuseries “Greatness Code”

- Ming-Chi Kuo Thinks Apple Will Not Include EarPods with Next iPhones

- Apple Adds 192-Room Hotel to Austin Campus Plans

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:41am EDT

- Ming-Chi Kuo Says iPhones 12 Launching in October

- Prosser Spills Alleged Details on Apple AR Glasses

- Some See Signs of New HomePod

- Report: Apple TV+ Shopping for Legacy Content

- Apple Tops Latest ACSI Survey for Smartphones

- Tom Hanks’ “Greyhound” Weighs Anchor for Apple TV+

- Apple Sets Seriously Inactive Apple Watch Activity Challenge

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

- DoJ Slams Apple for Lack of Backdoor in iOS Encryption

- Apple Responds to DoJ Slam

- Grayshit Hides Smartphone Keylogger in GrayKey

- Apple Slips to Fourth Place on Fortune 500

- watchOS Update Brings Heart Functions to Saudi Arabia; New Pride Faces

- Apple Releases Two New Watch Bands for Pride

- Apple TV+ Pics Up Undisclosed Docuseries in Seven-Figure Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:04am EDT

- Apple’s O’Brien Addresses Steps to Reopen Stores

- Report: Apple Opening 37 Stores in North America This Week

- Confirmed: TMSC to Build $12B, 5nm Processor Plant in Arizona

- China Threatens “Countermeasures” Against U.S. Companies Over U.S. Moves Against Huawei

- Jon Prosser: Apple AR Glasses in 2021, Counter to Kuo’s 2022 Claim

- Apple Pulls NextVR App from Google Play Store (and App Store?)

- Special “Mythic Quest: Quarantine” Hits Apple TV+ 22 May

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:52am EDT

- Apple Acquires NextVR

- VentureBeat Thinks NextVR is a TV Play

- Ming-Chi Kuo: No Apple Glasses Until 2022 “At the Earliest”

- Report: TSMC to Build 5nm Processor Factory in Arizona

- Apple Releases 2020 Supplier Responsibility Report

- Apple Updates COVID-19 App to v3.1

- Stanford Studies Whether Wearables Can Track COVID-19

- Apple Reopening 10 of 17 Stores in Italy Next Week

- Adobe Patches Three Root Access Flaws in Acrobat for Mac

- Zerodium Pauses Purchase of iOS Exploits Due to Glut

- Xiaomi CEO Posts to Weibo from iPhone 11

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:08am EDT

- Contact Tracing: Silicon Valley Versus Parts of the Planet

- Going Alone on Contact Tracing May Not be Great for Great Britain

- Report: Australia Shifting to Apple/Google API After Failed Solo Attempt

- Utah Goes for Data Heavy Contact Tracing Solution

- Apple VP for Public Policy and Government Affairs Steps Down

- Apple Inks First-Look Deal with Scott Free Productions

- Boston Cop Calls Peacock with Cellphone

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

- Wedbush Pushes Apple Target Up to $350

- Barclays Analyst Sees April iPhone Sales Up 30% in China

- Report: Smartphones Sales Up in China in April

- Report: Apple Phasing In Return to Corporate Offices

- Apple Updates Firmware for 2nd-Gen AirPods

- Update Brings Dark Mode to Apple’s Apple Store App

- Apple Releases Logic Pro X 10.5

- Apple Deems Some 2013/14 MacBook Models Vintage or Obsolete

- Sofia Coppola Throwing Edith Wharton Series into Apple Stream

- “Central Park” hits Apple TV+ on Friday 29 May

- Docu-Series “Dear…” to Hit Apple TV+ on Friday 5 June

- Dads Documentary to Hit Apple TV+ on Friday 19 June

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:20am EDT

- JP Morgan Notes Shorter Wait for iPhone SE

- Report: Macs Only Partially Affected by “Thunderspy”

- Apple Makes “a Stir” with Hires for the Cloud

- Report: Apple Plans $330M+ Investment in Mini/Micro LED Plant in Taiwan

- Surveys Coming to YouTube on Apple TV

- Tim Cook Among iHeartRadio’s Podcast Commencement Speakers

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

- Apple Reopening Some Stores in Four Sates Starting Today

- Apple Reopening All 15 Stores in Germany

- Apple Reopening All Four Swiss Stores

- MacRumors Looks at How Working Has Changed at Apple Stores

- Apple Retools Online Store

- HomePod Now for Sale in India

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:10am EDT

- Business Insider: A Look at a Reopened Apple Store

- Long Haul, Apple COO Optimistic About US Economic Recovery

- Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund Funds COVID-19 Test Maker

- Apple Support Addresses ANC and Crackling Issues in AirPods Pro

- Streaming Media Report Gives Apple TV Hardware Best Picture Quality

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:01am EDT

- Apple Falls in Uniquely Made-Up Survey

- Apple Tops All Tech in Same, Uniquely Made-Up Survey

- Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch Pwns Smartwatch Sales

- Another Dumb Lawsuit

- Facebook SDK Sends iOS Apps Crashing

- NBC’s Peacock to Launch with Support for Apple’s TV App

- Apple Nabs BBC Head of Factual for Unscripted Content in Europe

- “Dickinson” Nominated for Peabody Award as Creator Gets Overall with Apple TV+

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

- WWDC20 Kicks Off Online on 22 June

- UBS Sees iPhone “Stabilizing” in March Survey

- Apple Expands Mobility Trends Reports

- French Digital Minister Throws Shade at Apple for Bluetooth Rigidity

- Apple Ups Firmware for AirPods Pro to v2D15

- Apple’s TV App Features AFI Movie Club Picks

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:23am EDT

- Apple Releases New 13-Inch MacBook Pros with Scissor Switch Keyboards

- New Higher End MacBook Pro Can Support Pro Display XDR

- Apple Store Vienna Reopening with Limited Hours Today

- Most Australian Apple Stores Reopening This Thursday

- Apple and Google Give Devs Resources and Requirements for Contact Tracing API

- Apple Sets $8 Billion Bond Sale

- “Morning Show” Showrunner Kerry Ehrin Extends Overall with Apple TV+

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

- Analysts Up on Apple After March-Earnings Report

- Apple Updates COVID-19 App with Mask Tips and CDC Symptom List

- Sensor Tower: iPad App Sales Surged in March-Quarter

- Customers Can Push Apple Card Payment for May

- CDC Likes Apple/Google Type of Contact Tracing Plan, Maybe

- Ireland Chooses Decentralized Model for Planned Contact Tracing App

- Apple TV+ Inks Overall Deal with Annie Weisman

- Trailer and New Episodes of “Ghostwriter” Available Now

- Tim Cook Delivers Ohio State Commencement on YouTube

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

- Apple Reports 2QFY2020 Earnings

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