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- Economic Daily News Notes Movement in the MacBook Supply Chain

- Loup Ventures: Demand Tailwind Outweighs Supply Headwind

- Creators Want to Tax the Mac for a “Smart Fund” in UK

- Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS/iPadOS/tvOS 14.7, watchOS 7.6, and macOS 11.5 to Devs and Testers

- Apple Patents Fully-Actuated Suspension System

- Report: Negro League Baseball Drama in Development for Apple TV+

- Apple Watch Gets International Collection of Sport Loop Bands and Faces Ahead of Summer Olympics

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

- Sensor Tower: As Revenue Grows, Downloads Drop for iOS Versus Google Play

- “Forever Games” and Apple Arcade May Be Messing with iOS Downloads

- Morgan Stanley Sees App Store Revenue Growth for Rest of FY2021

- Canalys: Apple Shipments Soar on Subcontinent

- Apple Seeds Second Build of macOS Monterey to Developers

- Apple Starts Xcode Cloud Beta Tests

- Republican Legislators Mull Taxing Big Tech to Fund Broadband Subsidies

- ACCC Still Not Stoked Over AirTag

- Apple TV+ Picks 25 Daytime Emmy Nominations

- Apple TV+ Releases “Foundation” Trailer Ahead of 24 September Premier

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:35am EDT

- Old Pledge May Keep iPhone Out of LG Stores

- Apple Updates Guidance on Products and Implanted Medical Devices

- China Okays ECG Functionality for Apple Watch

- Apple Wants to Restart Anthenry Data Center Project

- Reminder: Adobe Discontinuing Photoshop Sketch and Illustrator Draw

- French and English Meet in Apple TV+ Series “Liaison”

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for CODA Ahead of 13 August Premier

- Apple Drops “Schmigadoon!” Trailer Ahead of 16 July Premier

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

- Pelosi Confirms Call with Cook, Suggests Letting Process Continue

- Bills Targeting Big Tech Pass Out of Committee

- Evercore Analyst Not Yet Worried About Movement in House

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Outlines Four Factors Keeping AAPL Down

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Sees June-Quarter Beat from Apple

- Second Betas of iOS/iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 Out to Developers

- Ted Lasso and Coach Beard Announce US Women’s Olympic Soccer Line-Up

- Systems Are Go for Apple TV+ Series “Strange Planet”

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

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson”

- Apple TV+ Gives Release Dates and Timeframes for Upcoming Titles

- An Audio Visit to Apple Tower Theatre

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:25am EDT

- Report: Cook Calls U.S. Speaker of the House About Proposed Legislation

- Apple Posts 16-Page Argument for App Store As-Is

- Apple’s Head of User Privacy Speaks Against Sideloading on iOS

- Apple Government Affairs Guy Pens Letter to House Judiciary Committee

- Zacks Equity Research Calls Out Apple as a “Buy”

- American Airlines Moving All Mobile Devices to iPhone and iPad

- Apple Tweaks Firmware for AirTag

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:28am EDT

- Foxconn’s iPhone City Offers Highest Bonus Yet Ahead of iPhone 13

- HomePod mini Up for Order in New Zealand

- Apple Updates Dark Sky iOS App

- Proposed Russian Law May Force Apple to Open Local Offices by Next Year

- Glenn Close Headed to “Tehran” on Apple TV+

- Virginia Union University Builds Smart Campus Around Apple Gear

- Apple Previews L.A.’s New Tower Theatre Store

- Apple Launches Multi-Week Today at Apple Creative Studios for Kids

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:18am EDT

- Wedbush Analyst Sees Good Tiding for Next Round of iPhones

- President Biden Names Tech Critic Lina Khan to Chair FTC

- Barron’s Eric Savitz Senses Sustained Change in Tech Regulation

- Lobbyists Pen Letter Against House Bills Targeting Tech

- German Regulators Assessing Apple Over Possible Competition Concerns

- Wedbush Analyst: Regulatory Uncertainty Keeping Apple Shares Down

- One-Month Trial of Paramount+ Available Through Apple TV App in U.S.

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Two Critics Choice Real TV Awards

- Official “Ted Lasso” Gear Available Now

- “Ted Lasso” Picks up a “Peabody”

- Apple Drops “Ted Lasso” Season 2 Trailer Ahead of 23 July Premier

- SellCell: A Lot of People Want to Skip the Name “iPhone 13”

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

- Goldman Sachs Sees Negatives in China’s May iPhone Numbers Compared to iPhone X

- Chatterjee’s Look at China’s May iPhone Numbers Revisited

- Evercore Sees Positives in China’s May iPhone Numbers

- Digitimes (and Math): Intel Share to Fall as Apple Silicon Share Rises

- Gartner Expects Semiconductor Shortage to Last Another Year

- Proposed F.A.B.S. Act Would Incentivize Semiconductor Production in U.S.

- Apple Updates iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor

- Security Researcher: Messed Up Network Name Kills Wifi on iOS

- Target Circle Program Offers Extended Trials of Some Apple Services

- YouTube to Support Picture-in-Picture for All iOS Users

- Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Starting a Public High School in LA

- Apple Discontinues Line of Space Gray Mac Accessories

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

- Strategy Analytics: iPhone Still Leads 5G Handsets Despite Smaller Share

- JP Morgan: iPhone Grows Share in Slowing China Market

- Report: LG and Apple Talk Selling iPhone in South Korean LG Stores

- Apple “Back to School” Promotion Launches in US

- AppleCare+ Price Drops from MacBook Air and 13-Inch M1 MacBook Pro

- Apple Awards $5M “Innovation Grants” to Four HBCUs

- Apple Developer Academy Detroit Gets “Multi-Million” Dollar Grant from Gilbert Family Foundation

- Apple Outs Premier Date and Trailer for “The Shrink Next Door”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:31am EDT

- Proposed Law Could Keep Pre-Installed Apps Off of Apple Devices

- Mark-Ups on Proposed Antitrust Legislation to Start Next Week

- UK Competition and Markets Authority “Scrutinising” Apple and Google

- Tim Cook: Sideloading Would Kill iPhone Security

- Apple Pay Promotes Shopping at Black-Owned Businesses for Juneteenth

- Apple Card Issue “Resolved” Over 48-Hours Later

- Apple TV+ Drops Trailer and Premier Date for Season Two of “Truth be Told”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:04am EDT

- COVID and the Current State of the States

- Analysis: Game Downloads Up 30% in Q1, Spending Up 40%

- Counterpoint: iPad Grew 33% in 2020 Versus Tablet Growth of 19%

- More Old/New Games Headed to Apple Arcade

- HomePod mini Up for Order in Austria and Ireland - Coming Soon to NZ

- Third Betas of Some Current Apple Operating Systems Out to Public Testers

- Lossless and Spatial Audio Land in Apple Music for Android Beta

- Mayo Clinic Adds iPhone Health Records Option for Patients

- Apple TV+ Free Trial Moves from 12-Months to 3-Months on 1 July

- Apple Outs Season-Two Trailer for “Central Park”

- Paid Podcasts and Channels Start in Apple Podcasts

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:20am EDT

- AG Eyes Separation-of-Powers in Wake of DoJ Investigation of House Dems

- Apple Card Hits Second Service Issue in as Many Weeks

- Report: Some M1 iMacs Are Crooked

- Beats Studio Buds Go Up for Pre-Order

- Apple Releases Silicone Cases for iPhone 12 Line in Three New Colors

- Apple Seeds Third Betas of Current Operating Systems to Developers

- Apple Releases Security Update for iOS 12 Devices

- Latest Boot Camp Update Makes Mac Trackpads More Responsive in Windows

- Apple Sets Mid-September Return for “The Morning Show”

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

- Report: Apple Retail Relaxing Mask Requirement in Some Areas

- DoJ Shrouded Info Requests with Volume

- Apple: Breadth of DoJ Info Request Made Nature of Requests Tough to Spot

- Apple Put Limits on Requests After Volumes Tied to Leak Requests

- Report: DoJ Also Requested Info on Trump Lawyer from Apple

- DoJ Moving from “In It” to “Getting to the Bottom of It”

- House Antitrust Subcommittee Introduces Five Bills Targeting Big Tech

- Report: Japan to Launch Antitrust Investigation Against Apple and Google

- Spoiler Alert: Next Round of iPhones Shows Up in EEC Database

- Apple Gages Interest in Future, In-Person WWDC

- MacRumors: Full-Size HomePod Finally Sells Out on Apple Site

- Apple Tower Theatre Store Opens in DTLA on 24 June

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

- Apple Subpoenaed for House Democrat Data by Trump’s DoJ

- Report: House Plans Five Bills Aimed at “Big Tech”

- EU Competition Commissioner Pushing for Second App Store for iPhone

- Apple Offers Canadians $75 Gift Card with iPhone 12/iPhone 12 mini Purchase

- Report: Former BMW Exec and Canoo Co-founder Joins Apple

- Dark Sky API and iOS App Will Last Through 2022

- Whoopi Goldberg Lends Her Voice to “Luck”

- Season Two of “See” Set for 27 August

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:05am EDT

- Marquee Monterey Features for M1 Macs Only

- “Find My” in iOS 15 Can Find Yours Even If It’s Erased or Powered Off

- iOS 15 Can Automatically Archive Expired Items in Wallet

- iOS 15 Lets Photo Viewers Lose Memories

- Apple Music Playlists Feature Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos

- How to Activate Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio

- Dolby Atmos “Coming Soon” for Apple Music on Android

- Logic Pro to Get Spatial Audio Mixing “Later This Year”

- International Day of Yoga Apple Watch Challenge Planned for 21 June

- The Verge Says Paid Apple Podcasts Start 15 June

- HBO Max Reverts App to Working Version

- Apple TV+ Teases “Invasion”

- Apple TV+ Posts “Only Apple Originals” Promo

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:56am EDT

- A Look at Features Coming in tvOS 15

- A WWDC Keynote Privacy/Security Rundown

- Apple Says No Private Relay for China

- Newsletter Publishers Upset Over Upcoming Mail Protections

- Health Improvements on the Way in This Fall’s Updates

- Apple Announces Xcode Cloud

- Apple Outs Screen Time API at WWDC

- Swift Playgrounds for iPadOS 15 To Let Coders Submit to Apple from iPad

- Munster: WWDC Keynote Was Calm Before “Innovation Storm”

- Other Analyst Reactions to the WWDC Keynote

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

- Apple Updates the Operating Systems, and Then Some

- A Great List of iOS 15 Features from The Mac Observer

- iOS/iPadOS 15 Bring Major Customizations to Memoji

- iDownloadBlog Outlines What iOS 15 Will Work On

- High Points of the iPadOS 15 Announcement

- iDownloadBlog Outlines What iPadOS 15 Will Work On

- What's New in macOS Monterey

- A Look at Safari Changes from Apple Insider

- MacRumors Covers Which Macs Will Make It to Monterey

- Features Found in watchOS 8

- iMore: If Your Apple Watch Runs watchOS 7, It’ll Run watchOS 8

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:04am EDT

- COVID-19 Troubles Taiwanese Supply Chain

- U.S. Pledges 750,000 COVID Vaccines to Taiwan

- Apple Outs OS Adoption Rates Ahead of WWDC

- Bloomberg and Loup Ventures See Changes Ahead for iOS Messages

- CNET: Apple to Use WWDC as Pep Rally

- Apple Music Holding “Spatial Audio” Event After WWDC Keynote

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Expects MacBook Announcement at WWDC

- Charles Schulz/Charlie Brown Documentary to Hits Apple TV+ on 25 June

- Filming Wraps on “Ted Lasso” Season Two

- Official "Ted Lasso" Merch Expected Later This Month

- C.W. Longbottom’s “Tears of the Anaren” Hits Apple Books

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

- Wedbush Analyst Expects New Macs, Privacy Focus at WWDC

- MacRumors: Battery Regulatory Filings Indicate New 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pros Ahead

- Wedbush Analyst Sees Increase in Initial Builds of “iPhone 13”

- Wedbush Analyst Says Apple Goofed Not Buying MGM

- Apple Strengthening AirTag Anti-Stalker Protections

- American Heart Association: Seriously! Keep Your Phone Away from Your Pacemaker

- Apple Pay Now Support current accounts at Irish Credit Unions

- HBO App for Apple TV Reportedly Buggy After New Build

- Apple TV App Now Available on Android TV

- Apple Gives Certain Devices “Vintage and Obsolete” Designations

- Tim Cook and Malala Yousafzai Sit Down for British “Vogue”

- Apple Taps “The Mosquito Coast” for Second Season

- “Lisey’s Story” Starts on Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

- Cook Preps Apple Corporate for September Return to Offices

- Apple Card Out for Six-Hours on Wednesday

- Apple Seeds Second Round of Betas to Developers

- Reports Have iOS 14.7 Beta Killing SIM Support for Some

- Apple Leaks and Cleans Up References to homeOS

- Apple No. 3 on Fortune 500

- Study: App Store Ecosystem Facilitated $643B in 2020 Transactions

- Evercore Notes Deceleration for App Store Growth in May

- Flashback: Morgan Stanley Sees Surprising Growth for App Store in May

- Judge Drops Bribery Case Against Apple Head of Global Security

- Apple Music Celebrates Black Music Month

- Full-Size HomePod (Finally) Disappearing from Apple Stores

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:13am EDT

- Apple Updates Developer App Ahead of WWDC

- Apple Opens Developer Registration to WWDC Digital Lounges

- Apple Publishes WWDC Keynote Live Link to YouTube

- SCMP: Apple Supply Chain Reliance Increased Since 2017

- Construction Underway on Arizona’s First TSMC Plant

- Apple Updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

- Users Can Add Coinbase Card to Apple Pay

- Apple TV App Lands on NVIDIA Shield Devices

- Apple Taking “Look Around” Pics in Poland and Other Parts of Europe

- Apple Music Plans Lots of Content to Celebrate Pride

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

- Vietnam Supply Chain Petitions International Companies for COVID Vaccine

- Apple SVP Deirdre O’Brien: “We intend to add more stores.”

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone 12 Beating iPhone 11 in Comparable Times

- ECG Goes Live for Apple Watch in Australia

- Apple TV+ Beefs Up Unscripted Plans with Prominent Hires

- Apple Hires WarnerMedia’s Jessie Henderson in Feature Film Push

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