Mac OS Ken
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings a short shot of tech happenings to your day. 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.

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

- 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