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- How Did AOI Pre-Tax Profit Fall 19-Percent?

- Flurry: 96% of U.S. Users Opt-Out Under App Tracking Transparency

- Google Play Adding App Privacy Labels Next Year

- More Australian Retailers Pause AirTag Sales

- iOS 14.5 Gives Some Beats Headphones a Place in “Find My”

- HomePod and HomePod mini Get Deezer Integration

- Billy Crudup to Head “Hello Tomorrow!” on Apple TV+

- Second Season “Mythic Quest” Hits Apple TV+ Today

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

- Apple Advanced Manufacturing Fund Advances LiDAR-Maker II-VI $410M

- Apple Adding Pre-Search Ad to App Store Search Page

- Epic Says Rule-Breakers Get Kicked from Epic Platforms

- Report: Some HomePods Missing Apple Music Since iOS 14.5

- BYU: Blue Light Not the Sleep Stealing Culprit

- Apple TV+ Series “Servent” Nominated for UK’s TV Choice Award

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

- JP Morgan: Apple Controls 1/4 to 1/3 of Total Gaming Transactions

- Epic CEO Says He’d Have Taken Special Deal for Epic Alone

- Qualcomm Says EC/EU Case Shows Bias for Apple

- Australian Retailer Pulls AirTag Over Fear of Kids Swallowing Batteries

- Report: TSMC Planning Six Chip Fabs for Arizona

- Apple Releases Security-Fixing Safari 14.1 for Mojave and Catalina

- Price Changes Ahead for Four Regional App Stores

- Apple Snags AI Researcher Samy Bengio from Google

- Deadline: Apple Snags Tom Hanks SciFi Pic “Finch”

- Oprah and Prince Harry Mental Wellness Show to Hit Apple TV+ This Month

- Apple TV+ Series “Stillwater” and “Ted Lasso” Nominated for Peabody Awards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

- Apple Patches Two Zero-Days with iOS 14.5.1

- Apple Says Vulnerabilities Patched in macOS 11.3.1 May Have Been Exploited in the Wild

- Zero-Days Zeroed Out with iPadOS, watchOS, and iOS 12 Updates

- Epic v. Apple Trail Gets Underway

- Epic Fans' Epic Trolling Hinders Start of Trial

- EC Levels Antitrust Charges Against Apple Over Spotify Complaint

- IDC: iPad Still Tops Tablet Market

- 2021 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Delivery Times Stretch to Early July

- Old Magic Keyboard “Functionally Compatible” with New 12.9-Inch iPad Pro

- Delta Snags 19,000 iPhone 12s for Flight Attendants

- Apple Maps Turns on Cycling Directions for Seattle and California

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

- Apple Q2 Sets Global March-Quarter Records

- March-Quarter Earnings Lead to Many Raised Price Targets

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:37am EDT

- Report: EU to Bring Antitrust Charges Against Apple as Soon as This Week

- Australia Antitrust Wonks Worried Over Pre-Installed Apps iOS and Android

- Russia Fines Apple US$12M for Monopolistic App Store Practices

- German Orgs Bring Antitrust Complaints Over App Tracking Transparency

- Apple Promotes Ad Attribution Tools in Place of User Tracking

- Federighi: App Tracking Transparency Is About User Choice

- App Tracking Transparency: Apple Posts Two-Minute Explainer to YouTube

- Apple Says Developers Can’t Bribe Users for Permission to Track

- Facebook: ATT Notifications to Roll Out Over Weeks

- Report: "Allow Apps to Request to Track” Greyed Out for Some Users

- Apple Watch International Dance Day Challenge Set for 29 April

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:32am EDT

- Tim Cook Pledges Apple Support for COVID Relief in India

- Apple Releases iOS/iPadOS 14.5, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS14.5

- iDownloadBlog on Putting ATT in Action

- MacRumors on Opening Your iPhone with Your Masked Face (and an Apple Watch)

- Support for Xbox/PS Controllers and Color Balance Hit with tvOS 14.5

- Apple Insider: Several Small New Features for macOS 11.3

- macOS 11.3 Hammers Flaw That Let Bad Guys Bypass Mac Security

- A Bevy of Security Updates in Monday’s OS Updates

- Apple Updates Clips with Features Built for LiDAR

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

- Report: Apple and Walgreens Vaccinating Apple Office Staff at Work

- Old Magic Keyboards Incompatible with 12.9-Inch M1 iPad Pro

- Ship Dates for AirTag Slip into May for Plain, June for Engraved

- CNET: AirTag Accessories Run the Price Gamut

- iMore: Hermès Offers AirTag Luggage Tag for $699

- MacRumors: Native Rating System My Ship in Apple Maps This Week

- Apple Sued Over Some Fitness Functions in Apple Watch

- Apple Seeks “Clinical Producer - Health”

- Spotify Launching Paid Podcast Service, Taking No Commission

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

- CIRP: U.S. Goes for Full-Sized iPhones

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target By a Buck After “Spring Loaded” Event

- New Siri Remote Not Great for Some Games

- Spring Fling Brings New Bands for Apple Watch

- Apple Drops Nano-Texture Display Cost to $300 on 27-Inch iMac

- Apple Suspends IAP Requirements on P2P Events Through 2021

- Apple Seeds First Betas of Next Round of Mobile OS Updates to Developers

- Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.4 to Developers

- Apple Being Sued Over Movies “Bought” on iTunes

- Season Two of “Trying” Delayed a Week

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Fathom

- Nature Doc “The Year Earth Changed” Tops for Apple Unscripted Debuts

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:32am EDT

- Ars Technica Lists Lots of Tuesday’s Missed Messages

- Developers Required to Implement ATT by Monday 26 April

- iDownloadBlog: Touch ID on Magic Keyboard Works with Every M1 Mac

- MacRumors: Touch ID on Magic Keyboard Does Not Work with M1 iPad Pro

- Report: MacBook Manufacturer Quanta Tangled in Ransomware

- Leaked Schematics of Unreleased MBPs Apparently Tied to Quanta Attack

- Apple and Google Grilled on the Hill

- Apple Watch ECG Going Live in Australia and Vietnam Next Week

- AliveCor Sues to Block Import of Apple Watch in ECG Patent Dispute

- Apple TV+ Doc "Fathom" to Play at Physical Tribeca Film Festival

- Release Date Announced for Apple TV+ Film "CODA"

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

- Apple Introduces Apple Card Family

- Apple Introduces Podcast Subscriptions

- Vox Details Some of the Apple Podcast Subscription Terms

- Apple Introduces AirTag

- Tile Takes Aim at Apple Over AirTag

- Apple Outs New Apple TV 4K and New Siri Remote

- Apple Insider: iPhone Color Balance Trick Works on Some Older Apple TVs

- Apple Intros Purple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini

- Apple Intros Colorful Line of M1 iMacs

- iPad Pro Now Powered by M1

- Apple 3.0: A Few “Loaded” Reactions from Financial Folk

- Apple Issues Last Minute Earth Day Apple Watch Challenge

- Ted Lasso Returns to Apple TV+ on 23 July

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

- Apple “Temporarily” Stops Accepting New Shows in iTunes Connect

- Rumor and Speculation Around an Apple Premium Podcast Service

- “Spring Loaded” Event Set to 10AM PDT/1PM EDT Today

- Parler Headed Back to Apple’s App Store

- Discord Relaxes Stance on NSFW Content for iOS and iPad Apps

- Best Buy Goes Live with Apple Business Chat

- Apple TV+ Announces Bilingual Thriller Series “Now and Then”

- Report: Justin Timberlake Attached to Chuck Barris Series for Apple TV+

- Tom Holland to Star in the Apple TV+ Series “The Crowded Room”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:52am EDT

- Apple Temporarily Closes Michigan Stores Amid COVID-19 Resurgence

- MacRumors: 21.5-Inch iMacs Scarce Ahead of “Spring Loaded” Event

- Wedbush Analyst Stoked for Anticipated “Spring Loaded” iPad Upgrades

- Apple-Backed Project CHIP to Finalize IoT Protocols Late This Year

- Jungle Runner 2k21: Kids Game Hides Secret Casino

- Jungle Runner 2k21 Bounced from the App Store

- Report: First Round of Roku Voice Remote Pros Missing TV+ Button

- “The Problem with Jon Stewart” to Hit Apple TV+ This Fall

- Greyhound and "Servant" Take Home Golden Reels

- Wolfwalkers Wins Five Annie Awards

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

- House Set to Move on Report Calling Big Tech “Monopolistic”

- TSMC: Chip Shortage Will Last Into 2022

- Apple Fitness+ Adding Workouts for Pregnancy, Older Adults, and Beginners

- Bay Area Clipper Card Now Works with Apple Pay

- Adding Trees to Remove Carbon: Apple Announces Restore Fund

- Apple Pay Donating to Conservation International for Earth Day

- Lisa Jackson Addresses Equity and Environment in Time 2030 Essay

- Apple Hosts Earth Day Focused Virtual “Today at Apple” Sessions with Oliver Jeffers

- Jane Fonda Joins Apple Fitness+ “Time to Walk” for Earth Day

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

- Evercore: Apple “Well Positioned” to Beat March-Quarter Expectations

- Discord Says NSFW Content Blocked from iOS/iPad Apps at Apple’s Behest

- The Verge Sees Questionable Activity with an Apple Trade-In Partner

- Apple Watch COVID Predictor Study Starting in Seattle

- Apple Seeks Dismissal of $800 Million Coronavirus App Case

- Apple/Epic Case in Australia Put on Pause

- Epic Case Discovery Sheds Light on Lack of iMessage for Android

- Judge Warns Apple and Epic Against Courtroom Surprises

- Report: Azimuth, Not Cellebrite, Helped FBI Into San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

- Morgan Stanley Survey Puts Apple TV+ Close to Bottom for Best Original Programming

- Apple TV+ Announces “Blush,” Its First Short Film with Skydance Animation

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:57am EDT

- Siri Nailed It: Virtual “Spring Loaded” Apple Event Set for Next Week

- Apple Seeds Eighth Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to Developers and Public Testers

- Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of macOS 11.3 to Developers and Public Testers

- NSFW Servers Blocked on Discord Apps for iPad and iOS

- Republican Senator Proposes Killing M&A for Largest Large-Cap Companies

- Apple Wants SEC to Require Corporate Climate Change Disclosures

- Apple TV+ Announces “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson” for Late July

- Apple and Imagine Documentaries Announce “Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong”

- “Lisey’s Story” to Hit Apple TV+ on 4 June

- Self: Apple TV+ Has Highest Overall IMDb Rating for Streaming Services

- Roku Update Brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to Older Devices

- Apple TV+ Gets Its Own Button on Roku Remotes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:46am EDT

- Siri Seems to Spill the Beans on Apple Event Next Week

- UK Apple Stores Reopen as COVID Restrictions Ease

- Apple and Google Deny UK COVID App Update Over Privacy Concerns

- Apple Reworks Pro Display HRD Marketing for UK Regulators

- iPhone Hits “Tough Compare” Territory in China

- IDC: March-Quarter Mac Sales Surged 111%

- Apple Reminds Developers of Upcoming ATT Changes and Warns Against Workarounds

- Report: Proctor & Gamble Tries to Sidestep ATT Changes

- Report: Marketers May Try “Server-to-Server Fingerprinting” to Fight ATT

- Report: 68% of iPhone Users Will Likely Say “No” to Ad Tracking

- Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua Pull “Emancipation” Production from Georgia

- Season Two “Mythic Quest” Trailer Released

- Eddie Murphy Hits Apple TV+ for “The Oprah Conversation”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

- COVID Closes Apple Stores in France

- Friday: Apple Declines Invitation to Senate Hearing on App Stores

- Sunday: Apple Agrees to Attend Senate Hearing on App Stores

- White House Holding Virtual Semiconductor Summit Today

- KeyBanc: iPhone 12 Boosted by Stimulus Checks and Tax Refunds

- Morgan Stanley Ups Services Expectations While Lowering Apple Target

- Cowen: Subs + Ads = $2.2B for Apple News+ in 2023

- Apple Music TV Hits Canada and UK

- Special Episode of “Mythic Quest” This Friday on Apple TV+

- Sudeikis Wins SAG Award for “Ted Lasso”

- 30+ New Old Games Land in Apple Arcade

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:18am EDT

- Apple CEO Speaks Out in Wake of New Voter Laws in Georgia

- Report: Average US Spend on iOS Apps to Hit $180 Per Person in 2021

- Apple Rejecting Apps with Possible “Device Fingerprinting”

- Engadget: Russian iPhone Setup Includes Suggested, State-Sponsored Apps

- Apple Updates Support App

- Judge Says MacBook Pro “Flexgate” Case Can Move Forward

- TSMC to Invest $100B Over Three Years to Increase Chip Production

- GOP Lawmakers Want Answers Over Parler Removals

- Apple Seeks “Clinical Specialist, Cardiology”

- Tim Cook Marks Apple’s 45th Anniversary on Twitter

- Tim Cook Marks Apple’s 45th Anniversary in Memo to Staff

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

- Apple Sets 2Q FY2021 Earnings for Wednesday 28 April

- iPhone and Apple Car Drive Up Apple Rating and Price Target at UBS

- App Annie: App Buying Frenzy Continues Into 2021

- Sixth Betas Out for iOS/iPadOS 14.5, tvOS 14.5, and watchOS 7.4

- Sixth Beta Out for macOS Big Sur 11.3

- English Language Users Getting Two New Siri Voices and No Default

- IATA Planning COVID-19 “Digital Passport” for iOS This Month

- Report: Arizona App Store Bill Likely Dead Until 2022

- KFTC Fines Apple Korea and Urges Prosecutions

- Apple Deems Late-2012 13-Inch Retain MBP “Obsolete”

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

- WWDC 2021: Virtual and Free 7 June - 11 June

- Apple Updates Developer App (Way) Ahead of WWDC

- Submission Open for 2021 Swift Student Challenge

- Apple Maps Features COVID Travel Guidance for Participating US Airports

- Foxconn Warns of Potential Trouble Amid “Materials Shortage”

- South Carolina Taps Apple for Eight Coding Labs

- Scam iOS App Steals $600,000 in Bitcoin from One User

- Ted Lasso to Cameo on Sunday’s SAG Awards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:21am EDT

- Report: Apple Offering Paid Time Off for COVID-19 Vaccination

- Several Apple Services Saw Midday Issues on Monday

- Reports: Apple Pay Going Live in South Africa

- Reports: Apple Maps Turns on Speed Camera Notifications in New Countries

- Apple Going Global with Independent Repair Provider Program

- UK Judge Says Swatch Can Try to Trademark “One More Thing”

- Nate Mann Lands in “Masters of the Air”

- Apple TV+ Precedes Earth Day with Three Nature-Focused Shows

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:24am EDT

- Apple Issues Security Update for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

- Judge Strictly Limits In-Person Attendance for Epic v. Apple Trial

- Apple Accused of Hosting Apps by Group Tied to Uyghur Genocide

- As H&M Protests Uyghur Treatment, Apple Maps and Other Online Services Erase Stores on Platforms

- Evercore Thinks Apple Will Dodge Trouble Amid Uyghur Backlash

- Apple TV+ Series “Home Before Dark” Gets Mid-June Return

- “It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown” Now Streaming on Apple TV+

- Three Apple TV+ Series Score 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

- Apple TV+ Film The Banker Picks Up NAACP Image Award

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

- BofA/Merrill Lynch Analyst Notes Apple Steps to Grow iPhone

- Consumer Reports Names iPhone 12 Pro Max “Best iPhone”

- Apple Adds Two Pixels and a Galaxy to Its Smartphone Trade-In Program

- Apple Fixes Broken Shortcut Sharing Links

- GlobalData: Apple Tops in A.I. Buys from 2016 Through 2020

- Study: Apple Watch + iPhone Could Assess Frailty in Heart Patients

- Apple Music “Saylists” Help with Speech-Sound Disorder

- Ship Stuck in Suez Could Exacerbate Chip/Electronics Issues

- Apple TV+ Signs Eight-Figure Overall Deal with Tracy Oliver

- Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman Talks to Oprah on Apple TV+

- Apple TV App Features Billie Holiday Theatre Production Filmed at Steve Jobs Theater

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:19am EDT

- Arizona Senate Quietly Bypasses App Store Bill

- Apple Tells ACCC It’s Not Anticompetitive Because the Internet

- Reports: All But Recent Shortcuts Sharing Links Stop Working

- Intel CEO: Apps Ads are “Competitive Fun”

- Alexander Siddig Joins Cast of Apple TV+ Series “Shantaram"

- Apple Announces Premier Date for Second Season of “Trying,” Picks Up a Third Season

- Jobs ’73 Job Application Sells for $222,400

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:14am EDT

- Goldman Sachs Misses on PCs and Apple (Again)

- Apple Releases Fifth Beta of macOS 11.3 to Developers

- 9 to 5 Mac: macOS Beta Code Reveals Unrevealed iMacs

- Apple Releases Fifth Betas of iOS/iPadOS/tvOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4 to Developers

- MacRumors: iOS and iPadOS 14.5 Released to Public Beta Program

- 9 to 5 Mac: iOS Beta References “A14X” Processor

- Pages, Numbers, and Keynote Each Updated to v11

- Apple Renews Classroom Push with App for Teachers

- New York Investigation Finds No Gender Bias Around Apple Card

- Court Sets Rules for Epic v. Apple Trial

- Intel Would Like to Make Apple Silicon for Apple

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

- Wedbush Sees 25% Increase in Initial Builds for iPhone 13

- Judge Green Lights Class Action Suit Over Butterfly Keyboards

- YouTube Working on Issue with Apple and Some Apple TVs

- HomePod mini Can Measure Temp and Humidity (If Apple Lets It)

- Cicilline Plans Lots of Small Bills to Fight Big Tech

- Apple Marks World Water Day

- Okamoto Retires, Prescott New Head of Developer Relations

- Apple Downtown Nashville Opening Next Week

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

- Deutsche Bank: US Apple Retail Traffic Back to Half Pre-Pandemic

- Apple Reseller Opening More Stores in India

- Fire at Chipmaker Renesas May Have Knock-On Negative Effect on Apple

- iMac Pro Off of Apple’s Site

- Storage Options Reduced for 21.5-Inch iMac 4K

- Apple Music Pulls Personal Pics from Personal Radio Stations

- Apple Announces Two WGA Awards from “Ted Lasso”

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

- Bloomberg: Some Apple Stores Letting People Try On AirPods

- Intel Launches “PC vs. Mac” Site in Wake of Break-Up with Apple

- Apple Hardware in Russia Has to Have Apps Pre-Installed That Users Can Reject (?)

- Report: Chinese Advertisers Testing App Tracking Transparency Workaround

- Report: Apple Warns Chinese Developers Against ATT Workarounds

- Apple Teams with Redford Center on Environmental Student Film Contest

- Apple TV+ Gives “For All Mankind” Another AR Push

- Vera Farmiga Joins Cast of “Five Days at Memorial” for Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Green Lights Half-Hour Maya Rudolph Comedy Series

- Tim Cook Tweets Against Anti-Asian Violence

- Cook Calls on Congress to Pass “Dreamers” Bill

- Cook Looks Forward to People Coming Back to Apple Park

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

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $175

- Signs of Apparent Apple Silicon iMac Spotted in Xcode Crash Reporter

- Bloomberg: Samsung Feeling the Semiconductor Shortage

- Report: Apple Drops Ofilm from Supply Chain for Human Rights Violations

- Foxconn’s Wisconsin Plant Could Produce Electric Vehicles

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- Apple TV+ Signs First-Look Deal with MountainA

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

- Google Follows Apple in Lowering Commission for Developers

- Ars Technica: Why Google's 15% Commission is Better than Apple's

- Sensor Tower: Commission Changes Cost Apple and Google Little

- Fourth Betas of Apple Operating Systems Out to Public Testing Program

- Apple Maps Adds COVID-19 Vaccine Locations in U.S.

- Wikipedia Offering Paid, Tailored Service for Big Tech

- Tom Hiddleston Joins Apple TV+ Series “The Essex Serpent”

- Reelgood: Apple TV+ Film Cherry Tops Weekend Streaming Charts

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:22am EDT

- Ming-Chi Kuo: AirPods Set for First Y-o-Y Decline

- IDC: Apple Owned Wearables in Holiday Quarter

- Apple Seeds Fourth Software Updates for Everything to Developers

- Report: iOS 14.5 Might Split System Updates and Security Updates

- Apple Press Release Highlights App Store Contribution to UK Economy

- Tim Cook “Attending” Conference in China This Weekend

- Apple TV+ Nabs Its First Two Oscar Nominations

- Survive the Attic: Apple's Creepy Collection of "Servant" Games

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:35am EDT

- Apple Discontinues Full-Size HomePod

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Dismisses iPhone “Noise” from Nikkei

- Citigroup Thinks Car Could Drive Apple Past $3T

- Some European Developers Having Trouble with DTKs and DHL

- Apple Sues Former Product Design Employee Over Leaks to Press

- Apple Security Exec Seeks to Have Santa Clara Bribery Case Dismissed

- Apple TV+ Lands “The Jet” Docuseries

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:32am EDT

- JP Morgan: Weaker iPhone Demand in China “Disappointing,” Not Surprising

- Evercore: iPhones in China Rocked in February ’21 Versus February ‘20

- India’s Riot-Rocked Wistron Plant Reopened Again (or Still

- Bloomberg Says Foxconn or Magna Most Likely to Build Apple Car

- Australian Wants Feedback on Defaults, Pre-Installed Apps on Smartphones

- Developer Sues Apple Over Multiple Skin Tone Emoji

- Apple Gathers Its App Privacy Labels on One Page

- Apple TV+ Signs First-Look Feature Deal with Imagine Entertainment

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

- Wedbush Sees Recent Apple Sell-Off as “Golden Buying Opportunity”

- Nikkei Notes Possible Drawdown in iPhone 12 mini Production

- New Apple Site Promotes “iPhone Carrier Offers”

- Apple Investing €1 Billion in Silicon R&D Facility in Germany

- Replacement No Longer Required for iPhone 12s with Broken Backs

- Bloomberg Think Piece Ponders AirPods Max

- Apple TV + Series “Lady in the Lake” Brings Nyong’o and Portman to TV

- “Central Park” Season 2 Gets 25 June Release Date, Early Season 3 Order

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:51am EDT

- Apple Valuation Back (Barely) Above $2 Trillion

- Apple Is Changing Its Serial Number System

- Reddit Pic Seems to Show Speck Folio for Unannounced iPad

- Apple Says iPhone 12 Production in India for Consumers in India

- AirPods Max Firmware Updated to v3C39

- Report: Apple Grabs Office Space for Up to 400 in Cork

- Report: “Subscribe” Changing to “Following” in Apple Podcasts

- Wolfwalkers and Greyhound Score Three BAFTA Nominations for Apple TV+

- 20th Century Apple Branded Shoes and Paddle Ball Set Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:08am EDT

- Apple Issues Security Updates for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch

- Apple Releases Security Fixing Safari 14.0.3 Older Mac Operating Systems

- Apple Market Valuation Falls Below $2T Amid Broader Tech Selloff

- Sacconaghi: Apple Selloff is Special!

- Motley Fool: Tech Stocks Caught in Broad Selloff

- MacRumors: “A Reputable Chinese Leaker” Pegs 23 March for Apple Event

- iMore: Jon Prosser Pegs 23 March for Apple Event

- Report: Apple May Move 10% of iPhone 12 Production to India

- iMac Pro Supplies Did Not Last Long

- “Ted Lasso,” Boys State, and Wolfwalkers Pick Up DGA and PGA Award Nominations

- Apple and Common Sense Media Curating Podcasts for Kids in the US

- Apple TV+ Inks Multi-Year Programming Deal with Malala Yousafzai

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:50am EDT

- Ming-Chi Kuo Expects Apple AR/VR Headset Next Year

- Counterpoint: Apple Watch Crushed the Market in 2020

- Third Beta of watchOS 7.4 Is Out to Public Testers

- Don’t Forget Today’s Apple Watch International Women’s Day Challenge

- Apple Ending iMac Pro’s Run

- Updates Out for Apple’s Video Creation Apps

- Ray Liotta Joins “In with the Devil” on Apple TV+

- R.J. Cutler’s “Dear…” Picked Up for Second Season on Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Nominated for Three Saturn Awards

- Critics Choice Awards Hand Three to “Ted Lasso”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:43am EDT

- Report: EC to Fine Apple for Antitrust Behavior in Spotify Complaint

- UK Investigating Apple for Violation of Competition Law in App Store

- Third Beta of watchOS 7.4 Out to Developers

- Users Can’t Set a New Music Default for Siri in iOS 14.5, But Siri Can Learn Them

- Apple Tool Transfers iCloud Photos to Google Photos

- Square Buys Majority Stake in Music Streamer Tidal

- Sarah Niles Joins Season Two of “Ted Lasso”

- Apple Says Eilish Doc Grew Viewers by 33%

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:42am EDT

- Morgan Stanley: January iPhone Shipments Up 150% in China

- HB2005 Advances Through Arizona House

- Eight-Year-Old California “Bag Check” Case Moves Forward

- Third Betas of macOS 11.3 and iOS/iPadOS 14.5 Out to Public Testers

- Third Beta of tvOS 14.5 Out to Developers

- Australia Approves Apple Watch ECG Feature

- Scary Series “Calls” Coming Soon to Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Expands International Slate with South Korea’s “Dr. Brain”

- “Wolfwalkers” and “Stillwater” Nominated for Annie Awards

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

- Cowen & Co. Sees Increased Build Orders for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

- Evercore Tracks Gargantuan Growth for App Store

- Third Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Out to Developers

- Third Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3 Out to Developers

- Third Beta of iOS 14.5 Puts “Items” Tab in “Find My” by Default

- Apple Shares Data from Ongoing Hearing Study

- MLB App Drops Support for Third Generation Apple TV

- Final Fantasy Creator Brining “Fantasian” to Apple Arcade

- Roar: Darkly Comic Feminist Fables Headed to Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:13am EDT

- All US Apple Stores Are Open Again (in Some Capacity)

- Epic/Apple Trial Set for Early May

- Apple Lobbying Against Arizona Bill Introduced by Lobbyist

- Apple Wants Developer Transition Kits Back by 31 March

- Google Updates a Number of Apps for iOS

- IDC: iPad Grew to Third-Place Tablet in India in 2020

- Portuguese Consumer Group Sues Apple Over “Throttlegate”

- Apple Subsidiary Buddybuild Going Dark on 31 March

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:27am EDT

- Market Trackers Say iPhone 12 Starts a Globe Spanning SuperCycle™

- Apple Outs New Installation Percentages for iOS/iPadOS 14

- Apple Posting Device Repairability Scores in France

- Minnesota: A New Front in the Fortnite Fight

- Apple Music Opens “Behind the Songs” Section

- RIAA: Streaming Accounted for 83% of Music Revenue in 2020

- “Shining Girls” Adds “Narcos” Moura to Cast

- Butler and Callum Join Apple TV+ Series “Masters of the Air”

- Jason Sudeikis Wins Golden Globe for “Ted Lasso”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:22am EDT

- 17 Target Locations Getting Mini Apple Stores This Month

- JP Morgan: iPhone Still Strong Despite Dip in Demand

- IDC: iPhone Owned Japanese Market in 2020

- M1 Mac mini Lands in Apple’s Refurbished Store

- Apple Releases macOS 11.2.2 to Handle Issues with Hubs and Docks

- Apple Closing Virginia’s MacArthur Center Store

- Apple Donates $1 Million to LGBTQ Youth Service Organization Encircle

- Several Apple Services Set to Mark Women’s History Month

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

- Morgan Stanley: Institutional Ownership of AAPL is “Underweight”

- TSMC Trucking In Water as Drought Dries Supply

- Foxconn to Manufacture New Car from Fisker

- Bernstein Thinks BMW an “Ideal Partner” for Apple Car

- Piper Sandler: Apple Car Will Be End-to-End Apple

- Apple’s Indoor Mapping Data Format Adopted as Industry Standard

- Hints That Apple Pay is Only Days Away in Israel

- Apple Exec Says No Ad-Supported Tier for Apple Music

- Wolfwalkers Co-Director Spills the Beans on Apple TV+ Series

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

- Apple Holds a Virtual Meeting with Shareholders

- Apple 3.0’s Apple Shareholder Q&A Transcript

- Report: DoJ Investigates “Sign in with Apple” Developer Complaints

- Apple Pay Lands in Mexico

- Apple Strengthens Guidance for App Store Privacy Labels

- M1 MacBook Air Hits Apple’s Refurbished Store

- $10M Apple Grant Helps COPAN Ship Millions of COVID Tests

- Apple CEO Tweets Support for Equality Act

- International Women’s Day Getting an Apple Watch Activity Challenge

- Apple Yeouido Set to Open This Friday

- Movement on Jon Stewart’s Show for Apple TV+

- “Ted Lasso” Headed to PaleyFest LA

- Epic Games Wonders: Have You Seen Scott Forstall Lately?

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:11am EDT

- Gartner: iPhone Sales Beat Samsung Handset Sales Last Quarter

- Apple Takes Steps to Stop Silver Sparrow’s Spread

- Judge Stops Epic from Suing Apple in UK

- Fortnite Fight Finds Its Way to Arizona

- Gmail App for iOS Gets Privacy Label (Still No Update)

- Apple Shareholders Meeting Today - Tuesday 23 February

- M1 MacBook Pros Turning Up in Apple’s Refurbished Store

- Apple Announces Next Entrepreneur Camp for Women

- Leslie Jordan Gets a Weekly Show on Apple Music Country

- Apple TV+ Announces Thursday Night Premier Event for Billie Eilish Doc

- 1978 Apple Retail Sign Up for Auction

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:40am EDT

- Some Displays Seeing “Pink Squares” on M1 Mac mini

- Red Canary Finds “Silver Sparrow” Infecting M1 Macs

- Press Gets Tour of Seoul’s Apple Yeouido This Week

- Portland’s Pioneer Place Apple Store Set to Reopen Today

- Apple Reportedly Seeks LiDAR for Apple Car

- Apple Highlights Upcoming Series for TCA Winter Press Tour 2021

- Apple TV+ “The Mosquito Coast” 30 April

- Season-Two of “Mythic Quest” Debuts 7 May

- Apple TV+ Musical Comedy Series “Schmigadoon!” To Premier Summer 2021

- Apple TV+ Gets “Physical” This Summer

- Stephen King Series “Lisey’s Story” Hitting Apple TV+ This Summer

- “Ted Lasso” and “The Morning Show” Teased for This Summer

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

- Apple Pledges Support in Face of Winter Disaster

- Foxconn Raises Pay in China as Apple Investigates Working Conditions

- Report: Apple Angling for Higher Manufacturing Incentives in India

- Apple Hiring for 6G Development

- UHN Employs Apple Watch in New Heart Failure Study

- Second macOS 11.3 Beta Out to Public Testers

- Apple Maps Gets Cycling Directions for Portland, OR and San Diego, CA

- Microsoft Announces Standalone Office 2021 on the Way

- Apple TV App Lands on Google TV

- Jane Fonda Joins Cast of Apple TV+ Animated Feature “Luck”

- Apple’s First Entrepreneur Camp for Black Founders and Developers Underway

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

- Utah Turns On Apple/Google Exposure Notification Solution

- Epic Games Takes Apple Case to European Commission

- Apple Releases Round-Two Betas to Public Testers

- Apple Seeds Second Big Sur 11.3 Beta to Developers

- Wardle Spots Malware Built for M1 Macs

- Liftoff Leads Band of Marketers Into Apple’s ATT World

- Jesse Plemons Joins Killers of the Flower Moon

- Apple Signs Overall Deal with Skydance Animation

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:53am EDT

- Epic Driven Anti-App Store Legislation Dies in North Dakota

- Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Sold Some Apple Last Quarter

- Apple Releases Round-Two Betas of iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS Updates to Developers

- CNET: New Emoji Spotted in iOS 14.5 Beta

- Apple Says COVID-19 “Health Pass” Apps Have to Come from Health Authorities

- Microsoft Offers Unified Office App for iPad

- Apple Faces Class Action Suit Over “Gambling” Apps in the App Store

- Vivid Money Neobank in France Adds Apple Pay Support

- India Gets a Month-Long Apple Watch Activity Challenge

- Apple TV+ Releases Another Sneak Peek of Billie Eilish Documentary

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

- Apple Updates Big Sur 11.2.1 Installer to Check Your Space Before It Wrecks Your Space

- Apple Issues watchOS 7.3.1 for Apple Watch Series 5 and SE

- Apple Launches Repair Program for Apple Watch Series 5 and SEs That Won’t Charge

- Wedbush Still Expects Apple EV Partner Announcement Within Six Months

- North Dakota Proposal Could Shake Up App Store Models

- North Dakota: A Surprising Vector in the Fortnite Fight

- Your Apple Music Replay 2021 Playlist is Ready

- Apple Launching Official Podcast for “For All Mankind”

- Apple CEO Pledges Support to Fight Violence Against the Asian Community

- Tim Cook Marks Presidents’ Day with FDR Quote on Twitter

- Young Steve Jobs Job Application Going Up for Bids

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:58am EDT

- FT: Apple Car Talks with Nissan “No Longer Active”

- Despite YouTube Update, Many Google Apps Still Lack Updates and Privacy Labels

- Apple Wooing iPad Developers to the Mac

- Orange Business Service Now an Apple Enterprise Reseller

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

- Intel Launches Ad Campaign Against the Mac

- Netflix Co-Founder Derides Apple TV+ Effort

- Top App Store Subscription Revenue Nearly Quadruples Google Play Subs

- U.S. House Questions App Store Privacy Label Inaccuracies

- Tim Cook Lands on Cover of Outside Magazine

- Apple Music Doubles Free-Trail for College Students

- Apple Launches “For All Mankind” AR App Ahead of Second Season

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:45am EDT

- JP Morgan Sees a Happy New Year for iPhone in China

- Mount Sinai Apple Watch Study Spots COVID a Week Before Swabs

- Apple Maps Adds Crowd-Sourced Road Info in iOS 14.5 Beta

- Apple and Prepear Settle Logo Dispute

- Apple TV+ in on Sci-Fi Courtroom Drama “Dolly”

- Claire Danes Taking Lead in “Essex Serpent”

- Season Two of “Ted Lasso” to Run 12-Episodes

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:46am EDT

- RBC Ups Apple Target to $171 on Cryptocurrency Exchange Idea

- Production Starts Again at India’s Riot-Rocked Wistron Plant

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone 12 mini Makes Up Smallest Sales Percentage

- macOS Updates Fix Charging Issue on Some Macs, Plug Sudo Security Hole

- Apple Launches Battery Replacement Program for Certain MacBook Pros

- Sideloading Blocked Again on M1 Macs

- Hyundai and Kia Say They’re Not in Talks with Apple

- WSJ: Nissan Next Most Likely Candidate Talking Apple Car

- JP Morgan Sees Renault as Good Partner for Apple Car

- MPs Want Apple Car Made in UK

- Apple Logged More Than 2x Self-Driven Miles in 2020 Versus 2019

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:22am EDT

- Wedbush Sees Apple Car Partner Announcement in Next Six-Months

- Bloomberg: Chip Shortage to Wreak Havoc on Car and Electronics Makers

- The Information Outlines Apple’s Pandemic-Related Logistics Issues

- Renesas Electronics Buying Apple Supplier Dialog Semi for US$6B

- Bloomberg: Secret Peeps Say Riccio’s Working on AR/VR for Apple

- Report: iOS 14.5 Beta Allows Third-Party Music Defaults for Siri

- Super Bowl Ad Nets Newbs Five-Month Apple Music Free Trial

- Jane Goodall-Inspired Kids Series Headed to Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Snags Four AARP “Movies for Grownups” Awards Noms

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:11am EDT

- Bloomberg on Friday: Apple/Hyundai Talks on a Car Stalled

- Bloomberg on Sunday: Hyundai/Kia Not Building an Apple Car

- Apple Ups DTK Early Return Credit to US$500

- Report: Terms Between Apple and Third-Party Suppliers Shift in Apple’s Favor

- Apple and Korean FTC Settle Antitrust Suit

- Apple Sued for Alleged Patent Infringement Tied to Camera Tech

- Bloomberg: Android Might Try Something Not as Stringent as ATT

- Snoopy Takes Over Apple Homepage for Premier of “The Snoopy Show”

- Holiday Special “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown” Hits Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Picks Up 11 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:14am EDT

- JP Morgan: $3.6B Apple Investment in Kia Plant Made Back Easily

- Evercore Addresses Apple Car Talk by Pointing to Personnel

- Huberty and Morgan Stanley’s Car Guy Address Apple EV Rumors

- Morgan Stanley’s Car Guy Does a 6-Point Turn on Apple Car

- Nikkei Story Rains on Hyundai/Kia Apple Car Parade

- Qualcomm Revenue Up 62% Y-o-Y Thanks in Part to iPhone 12

- JP Morgan Says Apple AR Headset Coming Winter of 2022

- The Information Hears of $3,000 Apple VR Headset

- Apple TV+ Series “Ted Lasso” Nabs Two SAG Award Nominations

- Apple Seeks Early Return of M1 DTKs

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:01am EDT

- CNBC Guns the Apple/Hyundai-Kia Car Talk

- Morgan Stanley: January App Store Growth Hit Six-Month High

- Store and Cloud Service Outages for Apple on Wednesday

- Apple Outlines Tools for Devs in an ATT World

- YouTube App for iOS Grabs a Staggering Amount of User Data

- YouTube Dropping Native Support for Third-Gen Apple TV

- Apple Gets Apple Card and Apple Cash Trademarks in Canada

- Portland, OR and San Diego Land in Apple Maps “Look Around”

- Apple TV+ Gets Four Golden Globe Nominations

- Three WGA Nominations for “Ted Lasso”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:07am EDT

- iPhone 11 Models Turn Up in Apple Refurbished Store

- Apple Ups Watch Trade-In Values for American Heart Month

- Apple Watch “Heart Month Challenge” Hitting on Valentine’s Day

- Apple Branded Health Products in the Works

- Working Apple 1 Hits eBay for $1.5M

- Report: Apple Sets Record Breaking $25M Deal for CODA at Sundance

- Apple Drops Second Trailer for Eilish Documentary

- Palmer Leads Apple TV+ to Biggest Weekend Yet

- Apple Tops Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” List for 14th Year

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

- Apple Releases macOS 11.2 Big Sur Update

- Apple Seeds Next-Round iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS Betas to Developers

- iOS 14.5 Beta Lets FaceID work with Masks and Apple Watch

- Dual-SIM Support for 5G Spotted in iOS 14.5 beta

- Fitness+ Gets Partial AirPlay 2 Support in iOS 14.5 Beta

- Code Hints at Apple Card Family Sharing

- Facebook Takes App Tracking Argument to Its Users

- EU Outlines Appeal in Apple/Ireland Tax Case

- Apple Faces Growing Number of “Throttlegate” Suits in Europe

- Epic Gets to Depose Cook, While Apple's Samsung Request is Denied

- Latest Shot on iPhone Campaign Highlights Black Photographers

- Apple Watch Activity Challenge and Fitness+ Focus on Black History

- Black Unity Apple Watch and Sport Band Available to Order Now

- Range of Apple Services Celebrate Black History Month

- Apple Adds REJI Page to Website

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

- Report: Hyundai Execs Leery of Potential Apple Partnership

- Apple Sued Over IAP in Fake Casino Apps

- US Google Play Store to Admit Real Gambling Apps Next Month

- Google Slowly Adding “Privacy Nutrition Labels” for iOS Apps

- Apple Seeds Third macOS 11.2 Release Candidate to Devs and Testers

- Report: Apple TV+ Leases Huge NYC Production Facility

- Apple Green Lights Second Season of “Tehran”

- Apple Green Lights Limited Series “WeCrashed”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:42am EDT

- Analysts React to Apple Q1FY21 Earnings

- Apple Illustrates Data Harvesting, Says ATT Coming in the Spring

- Cook Addresses Privacy Conference, Throws Shade at Facebook

- Facebook CEO Accuses Apple of Anticompetitive Behavior

- Facebook CFO Says iOS 14 Changes Add “Uncertainty” to 2021 Forecast

- Report: Facebook Readies Antitrust Suit Against Apple

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

- Apple Reports Record Revenue of $111 Billion

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

- Report: iPhone Sales in India Up 100% Last Quarter

- LG InnoTek Rides iPhone to 43% Revenue Hike

- Apple Suppliers Want Workers to Skip Trips Home for Lunar New Year

- Apple is Warren Buffett’s Favorite Stock for 2021

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High

- Apple Releases iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4

- iOS/iPadOS 14.4 Plugs Three Active Security Exploits

- Apple Releases HomePod Software v14.4

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.3

- Apple Releases Bug Fixing tvOS 14.4

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:49am EDT

- UBS Ups Apple Q1FY21 Expectations, Maintains “Hold” and $115 Target

- JP Morgan Analyst Expects Q1 “Blockbuster Beat”

- Cowen & Co. Ups iPhone Production Estimates for Current Quarter

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $175 on iPhone Strength

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Earnings Call Set for Tomorrow

- Riccio Promoted to Secret Project, Ternus Named SVP Hardware Engineering

- Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS 11.2 to Devs and Public Beta Program

- Fitness+ “Time to Walk” Stories Go Live on Apple Watch

- Palmer First Look Lands on YouTube

- Apple Posts Second Trailer for “The Snoopy Show”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:51am EDT

- Evercore Note is Apple Car Crazy

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs on Friday

- Apple Earnings Call Set for Wednesday

- European Lawmakers “Invite” Top Tech CEOs to Meet

- Developer Files EU Complaint Over Coronavirus Game

- Apple Goes More In-Depth on iPhone 12, MagSafe, and Pacemakers

- Brie Larson Set to Star in Second Series for Apple TV+

- Don’t Shoot PDX Taking Portland Apple Store Art for Safekeeping

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:06am EDT

- Sacconaghi: What Will You Have Done for Me in Six Months?

- Monness Analyst Sees Apple Q1FY21 Revenue of $105B

- Cowen Analyst Opines on Apple and Autos

- CIRP Sees Strength in iPhone, Relative Strength in Services

- iDownloadBlog: ATT Should Go Live in iOS/iPadOS 14.4

- Developer Big Sur Beta Tackles M1/Bluetooth Issue

- watchOS 7.3 Brings Unity Face, New Walk Workout for Fitness+

- First Three Episodes of “Losing Alice” Land on Apple TV+

- Report: “Servant” Viewership Comes Back Strong in Season Two

- Apple Posts Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:33am EDT

- A Morning Note from Morgan Stanley: Huge Growth for iPhone and Mac

- An Afternoon Note from Morgan Stanley: Apple Price Target Upped to $152

- What to Watch Headed Into Apple Earnings Next Week

- Report: Pegatron Leases New Space in India for iPhone Production

- Most Google iOS Apps Still Missing App Store Privacy Labels

- Apple CEO Supports Biden Administration’s Immigration Reform Intent

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

Barclays Ups Apple Shares to Underwater $116

- RBC Ups Apple to $145, Partly on Strength of Next iPhones

- Loop Capital Ups Apple to $155 on Mac and iPhone Strength

- Side-Loading Working Again for M1 Macs

- The M1’s Unbidden Screensaver (and How to Avoid It)

- iFixit Tears Into a Pair of AirPods Max

- Developer of Coronavirus Info App Sues Apple

- Apple TV+ Hires Former Warner Bros. Exec for Film Marketing

- Three Critics Choice Noms for “Ted Lasso”

- Black History Month Activity Challenge Headed to Apple Watch

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:11am EDT

- Web Safety Group Sues Apple to Get Telegram Out of App Store

- Telegram Cites Takedown of “Hundreds” of “Calls for Violence”

- Foxconn Gets Green Light for Laptop/Tablet Factory in Vietnam

- Foxconn Revs Up Auto Initiative

- Incoming Intel CEO Fires Up the Troops with Snide Apple Comment

- Fitness+ Workouts Near 300

- Apple and Tim Cook Mark Martin Luther King Day

- Apple Partners with The King Center on New “Challenge for Change”

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

- More US Apple Stores Close for COVID-19

- Apple Extends Window for 13-Inch MBP Backlight Repair Program

- Apple Stops iOS/iPadOS App Side Loading onto Apple Silicon Macs

- Epic Expands Court Fight Against Apple to the UK

- MacRumors: Apple May Have to Pay VirnetX $1.1B

- Amazon and “Big Five” Publishers Sued for eBook Price Fixing

- Tim Cook Talks REJI, Parler, and More on “Fox Sunday Morning”

- Bumble IPO Filing Warns of Anti-Tracking Trouble

- Free Apple TV+ Trials Extending Through June

- Apple Releases Extended Trailer for Season Two of “For All Mankind”

- Production Underway for “Ted Lasso” Season Two

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

- Cowen: Apple the Smart Play in PCs

- TSMC Q4 Beats on iPhone Strength

- TSMC Ups Capital Spending for 2021

- Qualcomm Acquires Nuvia for $1.4 Billion

- Intel CEO Bob Swan Retiring Next Month

- Apple Closes D.C. Metro Stores Ahead of Inauguration

- Apple Inks Deal for Ridley Scott-Directed Napoleon Epic

- Apple Signs Signs on for Two-Part Oprah Doc

- Apple Releases First Full Trailer for Cherry

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:28am EDT

- Apple Invests in and Promotes REJI

- Cook: Parler Welcome Back to App Store When It’s ToS Compliant

- UBS Thinks iPhone Sales Were Down in China in 2020

- Wedbush: iPhone Sales Beating the Bull-Case

- Belkin Recalls Wireless Charger Sold Through Apple Stores

- Apple Hits Developers with Round-Two Betas

- Apple’s Firewall Exceptions Removed in macOS 11.2 Beta

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

- Tim Cook Announcing Something on TV Today

- Trying to Suss the Apple Announcement

- Wells Fargo Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength in China

- Gartner: Pandemic Drove Wearable Growth in 2020

- Report: Apple and EV Startup Canoo Held Talks in 2020

- Apple Hiring Car Experience SQA Engineer for Some Reason

- Report: Rare MacBook Repair Shifts to Mail-In

- Replacement AirPods Max Don’t Come with Replacement Cushions

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

- IDC and Gartner Saw Significant Growth for Mac in 2020

- Canalys Saw Notable Growth for Mac in 2020

- Test Raises Concerns About Pacemakers and iPhone 12

- JP Morgan Notes Apparent Growth for iPhone in China Last Quarter

- Counterpoint Research: Apple Orders to Drive TSMC Outperformance in 2021

- JP Morgan Analyst Sees Services Driving Apple Car

- Apple Releases iOS 12.5.1 to Fix Exposure Notification Bug

- Apple and Biogen Team for Cognitive Health Study

- Palm Springs Team Lands Sci-Fi Project at Apple

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

- Friday: Apple Gave Parler 24-Hours to Clean Up or Be Expelled from App Store

- Friday Night: Google Play Store Pulls Parler App

- Early Saturday: Parler Tops Free Charts in iOS App Store

- Saturday: Apple Removes Parler from App Store

- Sunday: Amazon Suspends Parler from AWS

- Parler CEO Cannot Find New Home for Service

- Parlor: “Social Talking App” Rockets Up App Store Charts

- Morgan Stanley Sees Strength for PCs, Apple in 2021

- Hyundai + Apple + Car Talk Hits Again Over Weekend

- Wedbush Sees Apple Partnering On Car First

- Russo Brothers Post First Clip of “Cherry” to Twitter

- Apple Posts Trailer for “Losing Alice” to YouTube

- Season Two of “Dickinson” Underway on Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:47am EDT

- Flurry: iPhone Took 8 of Top-10 US Smartphone Activations in December

- TSMC Sees Record December Revenue on Strength of iPhone 12

- Counterpoint: iPhone 12 Costs 26% More to Make Than iPhone 11

- German Apple Watch Owners See Weird Altimeter Readings in Weird Weather

- Democratic Members of FTC Label Apple and Google “Gatekeepers” in Mobile Gaming

- Bloomberg: Apple Car Five-to-Seven Years Away

- Hyundai Says It’s Talking with Apple About Car Development

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Opines on Apple Car

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:35am EDT

- App Store Sales Hit Record $540 Million on New Year’s Day

- Apple Highlights Services Growth for 2020

- Apple’s “Back to University” Promo Launches in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and South Korea

- Apple Puts Out Year-of-the-Ox AirPods Pro for Chinese New Year

- Apple Emphasizes Antitrust Concerns in Annual Proxy Statement

- Tim Cook Tweets Regarding Insurrection at U.S. Capitol

- MKM Partners: Facebook Will Be Among Hardest Hit by iOS 14’s App Tracking Transparency

- Facebook Acknowledges Inevitability of ATT

- Google’s Lack of App Store Privacy Labels: Part I

- Google’s Lack of App Store Privacy Labels: Part II

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

- Canaccord Genuity Ups Apple Price Target to $150

- JP Morgan: Macs and Services May Make Up for Seasonal iPhone Declines

- Merrill Lynch Analyst Into Services, Concerned Over Compares

- Credit Suisse Still “Neutral” on Apple Despite iPhone Strength

- CIRP Sizes Up the iPhone 12 Line

- Bloomberg: Foxconn Sets December Sales Record on iPhone Strength

- Nikkei: Apple Increasing 1H21 iPhone Orders 30% Versus 1H20

- Apple Q1FY21 Earnings Call Set for 27 January

- Apple Sets “Virtual” Shareholders Meeting for 23 February

- “Apple Values” to Guide Executive Bonuses

- Apple Names Monica Lozano to Board of Directors

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- Tech Stocks Fall in Broad Market Selloff

- CNBC Piece Ties Monday Stock Drops to Politics and COVID Concerns

- CNBC Leans Into Politics as Cause of Monday Selloff

- All 38 UK Apple Stores Close as New Lockdown Ordered

- Apple Adds New Weekly Content to Fitness+

- Gene Munster on Why Apple Will Beat the Rest of the FAANGs in 2021

- TF International Analyst Make Apple Hardware Predictions for 2021

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

- JP Morgan: Demand for iPhone 12 Pro Still Robust Post Holidays

- Wedbush: We’re on the iPhone SuperCycle™

- Sensor Tower: Christmas iOS App Spending Up 39% YoY

- Apple Pulled 46,000 Apps from App Store in China on New Year’s Eve

- Amphetamine to Stay in the Mac App Store

- Apple and Prepear Suspend USPTO Suit for Settlement Talks

- New York’s MTA Completes Contactless Payment Deployment

- Apple Promotes Fitness+ Through Apple Music (or Vice Versa)

- Adobe Flash Reaches End-of-Life

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:02am EDT