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.

- 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

- Lovin’ Malta Says Malta is Lovin’ “Foundation”

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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