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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.

- New York Times Pulls Content from Apple News

- The Case for Ignoring DTK Benchmarks

- Path to Apple Card: Apple Launches Credit Worthiness Improvement Program

- Deadline for Sign-in with Apple is Today

- Support for Third-Party Music Services Coming to HomePod

- Apple Says Apple TV+ on “1 Billion Screens”

- Apple Offers Sneak Peek at Sci-Fi Series “Foundation”

- Apple TV+ Picks Up the Julianne Moore Film Sharper

- Apple Snags Thriller Series “Losing Alice”

- Apple TV+ Lands the Lord Miller Series “The Afterparty”

- Apple Releases Trailer for Sports Docuseries “Greatness Code”

- Apple Releases Trailer for “Little Voice”

- “Apple Camp at Home” Registration Now Open

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:14am EST

- Bloomberg: DoJ Eyeing App Store Payment Requirements

- 53 iOS Apps Besides TikTok Copying Info from Clipboard

- Apple Kills Fleetsmith Third-Party App Integration

- Wash Your Hands and Share Your Face in watchOS 7

- Apple Killing Force Touch in watchOS 7

- Shortcuts Run Locally in watchOS 7

- watchOS 7 for Apple Watch Series 3 and Later

- YouTube in 4K Headed to Apple TV

- Gaming Improvements and Picture-in-Picture in tvOS 14

- HomeKit Cameras Can Show Who’s at the Door on Apple TV

- Choose Your Screen Savers in tvOS 14

- Microsoft Closing Retail Chain; Keeping Employees

- iPhone Has Been in Your Pocket for 13-Years

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

- Apple Re-Closing 14 Stores in Florida as COVID-19 Cases Spike

- Barclays Stays Neutral on Apple; Ups Target to $326

- CNBC Puts Shame in Toni Sacconaghi’s Game

- Bernstein Ups Apple Target to $370

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $425

- Republican Senators STILL Believe in TechnoMagic™

- iOS 14 Beta Catches TikTok Copying the Clipboard

- Apple Execs Say No Boot Camp for Apple Silicon Macs

- Apple to Hear Developer Challenges to Guideline Issues

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

- Apple Re-Closing Seven Stores in Houston-Area Due to COVID-19

- Apple Introduces macOS 11 - AKA Big Sur

- Engadget Takes a Hard Look at Safari Improvements in Big Sur

- Report: Big Sur Lets Users Turn the Startup Chime Back On

- Apple Lists Big Sur/Mac Model Compatibility

- No x86 Virtualization and No Boot Camp for Apple Silicon Macs

- Ming-Chi Kuo: Higher Costs in Move to Apple Silicon

- Citi’s Suva: Apple Silicon Could Save Apple $850 Million Annually

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

- Apple Previews iOS 14

- Apple Insider Digs Into Translation in iOS 14

- iOS 14 Lets Users Choose Defaults for Browsing and Email

- Apple Opens “Find My” to “Rival Item Trackers”

- Accessibility Improvements in iOS 14

- Back Tap: An Accessibility Feature with Wide Appeal

- CarKey and New Background for iOS 14 CarPlay

- Apple Maps Goes Greener with EV Chargers and Cycling Directions

- iOS 14 Maps May Spot ‌Speed and Red Light Cameras

- iOS 14 Brings Improvements to AirPods, Spatial Audio to AirPods Pro

- iOS 14 Improves Camera Functions in Older iPhones

- iOS 14 Makes Emoji Searchable

- iOS 14 Makes Masks for Memoji

- MacRumors: A Laundry List of Features Hidden in iOS 14

- Apple Previews iPadOS 14

- Scribble: iPadOS 14 Makes Apple Pencil Gets More Exact

- UBS Ups Apple Target to $400 on iPhone Strength

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

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

- Macs Moving from Intel to “Apple Silicon”

- Limited Apple Silicon Macs Made Available to Developers

- TechCrunch Guesstimates Speeds for Old Apps on New Hardware

- Apple to Support Intel Macs “for Years to Come”

- Intel Promises Continued Mac Support

- CNET: To Buy or Not to Buy a New Mac Now?

- Cowen Upped Apple to $400 Ahead of WWDC Keynote

- Analysts Upbeat on WWDC Announcements

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:06am EST

“Serial Leakers” Suddenly Expect No New Hardware from WWDC

- Ming-Chi Kuo Expects ARM-Based Macs by End of 2020

- Ahead of WWDC: Talkin’ Tim Tackles Today’s Top Topics

- Jefferies Ups Apple to $405 on 5G Opportunity

- Evercore Ups Apple to $375 on AR/Wearables Potential

- Apple Re-Closing 11 Stores as COVID-19 Cases Surge

- Contact Tracing Confusion Between UK and Apple

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:16am EST

- Apple Updates Developer Forums Ahead of WWDC

- Apple Folds tvOS Events App Into Apple TV App

- Schiller Sees No Need for Change in Wake of “Hey” Complaint

- House Subcommittee Chairman Calls App Store Fees “Highway Robbery”

- “UK virus-tracing app switches to Apple-Google model,” Or Not.

- Canada’s Contact Tracing App to Use Apple/Google API

- SCOTUS Halts Dismantling of DACA

- Tim Cook Advocates for Permanent Protection for Dreamers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:02am EST

- RBC Ups Apple Target to $390

- Still on Top, Apple Watch Slows as Smartwatches Grow

- Apple Officially Launches In-Store Mac Trade-Ins in US and Canada

- Small, Growing Number of Countries Use Apple/Google Contact Tracing API

- Critical Flaw Found in Australia's Contact Tracing App for iOS

- Tim Cook Holds Out on House Committee Request

- Apple Gives App Store Connect a Mobile-Friendly Shine

- Apple Announces “Apple Camp at Home”

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

- EC Launches Investigation Into App Store and Apple Pay

- Apple Finds EC Investigation “Disappointing”

- Evercore ISI: A Slight Note of Concern Over App Store Probe

- Citi Sets Street-High Apple Target of $400

- Wedbush Hears the Hum of the 5G SuperCycle™

- Apple Reopening 70+ Stores This Week

- Apple Head of Diversity and Inclusion Departs

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Rights to “Tehran”

- Animated Feature ‘Wolfwalkers’ Headed to Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:17am EST

- Apple Sends Media Invitations to Publicly Streaming WWDC Keynote

- Apple Updates Developer App and Adds Mac Support

- Apple Offers Details on WWDC20 Virtual Events

- Apple Says App Store Ecosystem Generated $519 Billion in 2019

- Apple Card Expands Zero-Interesting Offer on Apple Gear

- Apple Offers Free 2nd-Gen AirPods in Back-to-School Promotion

- Upgrades for a Couple of Macs

- Big Tech Praises SCOTUS Ruling for LGBTQ+ Worker Protections

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:44am EST

- Apple Reopening 32 Stores in UK Today

- Apple Pulls Name of Plantation Owner from Glasgow Store

- iPhone Shortcut “Police” Gets Renewed Interest

- U.S. House Wants to See CEOs of Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook

- Apple Sued Over Loot Boxes in App Store Games

- Apple TV+ Offers Short Look at “Little Voice”

- Apple Drops Trailer for Documentary Dads

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:02am EST

- Apple Announces $100 Million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

- Apple Outlines WWDC20 Schedule and Events

- Apple Filings with EEC Indicate One New Mac and Nine New iPhones

- Three Analysts Raise Their Apple Price Targets

- Markets Slammed by Fed Warning; Rise in COVID-19 Cases

- Only Three States Plan to Use Apple/Google Contact Tracing API

- Apple Watch Sets Yoga Activity Challenge for 21 June

- “Greyhound” to Hit Apple TV+ on 10 July

- Over 1600 Titles for $5 in the “Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality”

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

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Hits Market Cap off $1.5 Trillion

- Deutsche Bank “Ups” Apple Target to $350

- Cult of Mac: Delay for 27” iMacs May Mean New Ones Coming Soon

- Apple Discontinuing iBooks Author

- Apple Closing iTunes U After 2020/2021 School Year

- First Busses in Aberdeen, Scotland Get Apple Pay Express Transit Support

- Apple Promotes Ryan Newman to Head of Editorial - UK and Ireland

- Apple TV+ Series “Dickinson” Picks Up a Peabody

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:34am EST

- Rumor: Apple to Announce Mac Move to ARM Processors at WWDC

- Rumor: iMac with iPad Design Language to Be Announced at WWDC

- Report: Apple Starting In-Store Mac Trade-Ins

- Apple Ups iOS and iPadOS Betas to v13.6

- Apple Updates COVID-19 App with Anonymous CDC Info Sharing

- 300 of Apple’s 510 Retail Locations Have Reopened

- Report: “Phase One” of Return to Apple Park Starts 15 June

- Apple Hits New Intraday and Closing Highs

- ACSI Survey Puts Apple TV+ “Below Average”

- Black in America: 18 Films Free to View on Apple TV

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

- Apple Maps Shows Black Lives Matter Plaza

- Silicon Valley’s Virtual Assistants Answer “Lives” Big Questions

- Some Outside U.S. Hit Trouble Paying for Apple Developer Program

- Hints of Apple Services Bundle in iOS 13.5.5 Beta

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Sacconaghi: Apple Should Buy DuckDuckGo for Insurance

- Apple Outs New Silicone iPhone 11 Cases in Three Colors

- Apple Outs New Sport Bands for Apple Watch in Four Colors

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

- Apple Set to Reopen Stores in UAE Today

- Apple Reopening Stores in Spain and Turkey Today, France on Tuesday

- Credit Suisse Raises Apple Target to $295; Stays “Neutral”

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $375

- Apple Sets New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Reports of Temporary Green Tint in iPhone 11 Displays

- Open Source Apple Project Works to Strengthen Password Management

- “Just Mercy” Currently Streaming at No Cost

- Criterion Channel Drops Paywall on Some Films by Black Filmmakers

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

- Tim Cook Pens and Posts Open Letter on Racism

- Broadcom Comments Indicate “Late” Arrival for iPhone 12

- Bloomberg Highlights Pandemic-Inspired Changes at Apple Offices

- Parks Associates Pegs Apple TV+ Penetration at 10% in U.S.

- J.P. Morgan Has Faith in Apple TV+

- Theresa Kang-Lowe Leaves WME for Apple TV+

- Report: Apple Poaches Amazon’s Head of Sports Programming for TV+

- Ted Lass Series to Hit Apple TV+ on 14 August

- Apple Watch Activity Challenge Reminder

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

- Bernstein Analyst Wants What Apple Already Offers

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to $340 on App Store Growth

- Suit Over Late 2018 iPhone Optimism Allowed to Proceed

- Apple Maps Adds Transit Info in Hong Kong

- Apple Maps Surveying Belgium and the Netherlands This Month

- NYC Transit Delays Contactless Payment Rollout Due to COVID-19

- All Apple Stores in Italy Re-Opened as of Today

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:05am EST

- Apple News Adds Section Covering "Protests Across the U.S.”

- Mid-May Rumor: Audio Articles Headed to Apple News+

- Report: iOS 13.5.5 Beta Shows Place for Audio Articles in Apple News+

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $360

- Serious “Sign in with Apple” Bug Patched

- Apple Research App Gets New Hearing Test and Heart Study Survey

- Apple Loses Appeal in Battery Slowdown Case in Italy

- Four New Colors Coming for Powerbeats Pro Line

- Apple Music Launches “The Zane Lowe Interview Series” Podcast

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:40am EST

- Apple Music Shifts for Black Out Tuesday

- New (Lack of) Hours at Apple Stores

- Apple Releases Slew of Software Updates to Plug unc0ver Jailbreak

- Apple Releases Security Update 2020-003 High Sierra

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 13.4.6

- Report: Apple Puts Rush Orders on iPad Displays as Demand Surges

- Report: Apple Doubles Price of RAM Upgrade for 13-Inch MBP

- Report: Apple Corrects Price of RAM Upgrade for 13-Inch MBP

- Apple Offers iPhone XR in Refurbished Store

- iPhones in China See Discounts for “6.18”

- Hong Kong’s Octopus Grabs Apple Pay Support

- Apple Card Extends Deferred Payment Program Into June

- Italy’s Contact Tracing App Uses Apple/Google API

- All Apple Japan Stores to Reopen This Week

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:13am EST

Tim Cook addresses death of George Floyd and wider issues of racism and inequality in letter to Apple employees

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:16am EST