Mac OS Ken (Tech News)
This is daily Apple news. Monday through Friday, Ken Ray brings commute-sized tech news to the podsphere. If it's Apple news, Apple-related news, or news related to Apple-related news, you'll hear about it here. News you'll like... this is Mac OS Ken.

- Piper Sandler: Carrier Subsidies Revving the iPhone 12 SuperCycle™

- Morgan Stanley: iPhone 12 Will Power Apple Growth Through 2021

- Apple Updates iMovie and GarageBand for iOS

- Apple Updates COVID-19 App

- Apple Plans 50 “Express” Stores By Month’s End

- Seven Apple Stores in Italy Closing This Weekend

- Apple Permanently Closes Apple Uptown in Minneapolis

- Canalys Likes HomePod mini for China

- Apple TV App Headed to Sony PS4 and PS5

- Scarlett Johnansson to Star in “Bride” for Apple TV+

- “Pachinko” Starts Shooting Monday

- Apple Serves “Servant” Season Two on 15 January

- On the Rocks Now on Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Springsteen Documentary “Letter to You” Drops a Day Early

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

- Apple Reminds People About New Kit and How to Get It

- Stellar Reviews for the Second Second Coming of Telephony

- Tom’s Guide Disappointed by New iPhone Battery Life on 5G

- iPhone 12 Line Can Download iOS Updates Over 5G

- A Couple of iPhone 12 Cases Show Up Sans Speaker Holes

- In France: Headphones Lead to Comically Large Box for iPhone

- Gmail Update on iOS Boots Default Back to Apple Mail

- Apple Releases Fourth Public Betas of iOS/iPadOS 14.2

- Washington DC Powers Up Exposure Notifications with Apple/Google API

- Apple Lands Todd Haynes Feature Doc The Velvet Underground

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:39am EDT

- Chinese Carrier Fenqile Shows Strength for iPhone 12’s Pro Side

- Ives: Supply Chain Checks Show SuperCycle™ for iPhone 12

- 5G Indicator on iPhone 12 Doesn’t Mean You’re on 5G

- Dual SIM Mode Thwarts 5G in iPhone (for Now)

- Apple Really Releases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 14.1

- Apple Neck-Deep in DoJ Suit Against Google

- Improved Apple Maps Likely Coming to Canada Soon

- Apple Pulls TV Remote App from App Store

- Apple Entrepreneur Camp Planned for Black Founders and Developers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:06am EDT

- iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Units Begin Shipping

- Piper Sandler Seems to See Upside to iPhone Expectations

- JP Morgan: Lead Times Greater for iPhone 12 Pro than iPhone 12

- Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 11 May Have Cannibalized iPhone 12

- iPhone 12 OLED Repair $279 Without AppleCare+

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.3 for Apple Watch Series 3

- Apple Resurrects MTV with Apple Music TV

- Apple Music Hosting Album Release Event for Springsteen Album “Letter to You”

- Apple TV+ Now Home to the Peanuts Gang

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

- Kuo: iPhone 12 Launch on Track to Beat Launch of iPhone 11

- Taiwanese Carriers Think iPhone 12 Will Be Biggest Since iPhone 6

- Counterpoint Research: iPhone 12 Could Kickstart 5G Adoption in Europe

- T-Mobile/Sprint iPhone 12s Now Same Price as AT&T and Verizon

- MacSafe Accessories Arriving Early

- Apple Stores in Eight States Go “Express” Ahead of iPhone 12 Launch

- iPad Air 4 Goes Up for Order, Shipping Times Slip to November

- Gorillaz Launching Limited Show on Apple Music

- Kate Hudson Joins “Truth Be Told” for Second Season

- Apple Drops Trailer for Meteorite Documentary Fireball

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

- iPhone 12/12 Pro Orders Start Today

- iPhones in France Still Include EarPods

- The Street: Good Business for TSMC Likely Means Good Business for Apple

- Report: Foxconn on iPhone 12-Driven Hiring Spree

- 5G Follies: Verizon Smacked for Overly Optimistic Ads

- iPad Air 4 Gets FCC Approval

- Best Buy Canada Site Shows/Pulls 23 October Release Date for iPad Air 4

- Walmart Site Shows/Pulls 23 October Release Date for iPad Air 4

- Apple TV App Headed to Select Sony Smart TVs

- Apple Emails Apple TV+ Subscribers About Trial Extension

- Apple TV+ Drops Full Trailer for Springsteen Doc

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

- Major US Carriers Use iPhone 12 as Bait

- Counterpoint: iPhone 12 Launch Sales to Beat Launch Sales of iPhone 11

- Video Streaming Services in China Dropped Anticipated “Hi, Speed” Streams

- No Reason Given for Lack of “Hi, Speed” Streams in China

- Apple Analysts Mostly Unchanged After “Hi, Speed” Event

- Apple Offers Three-Month Trial for Apple Arcade with New Hardware

- EEC Database Shows Eight Unreleased Macs

- Apple Releases and Unreleases tvOS 14.1

- Apple Releases and Unreleases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

- Apple Releases Third Public Betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2

- HomePod Should Be Able to Wake You with a Song, Soon

- HD Disney Films from Apple Officially Upgraded to 4K HDR

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

- Apple Introduces HomePod mini

- Apple Intros iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini with 5G

- Apple Intros iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5G

- AppleCare+ for HomePod mini to Run Buyers $15

- iPhone 12 and 12 mini Cost $30 More Unlocked or on Sprint/T-Mobile

- AppleCare+ Starts at $149 for iPhone 12, $199 for iPhone 12 Pro

- Apple Discounts Peripherals No Longer Included with iPhones

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

- Dedicated Page for Beats Hardware Disappears from Apple Store Online

- Dedicated Page for Beats Hardware Reappears in Apple Store Online

- Apple Uploads Four iPhone iCloud Icons Ahead of “Hi, Speed” Event

- Digging Deeper Into Ming-Chi Kuo’s Goldilocks Expectations

- Reminder: Apple “Hi, Speed” Event Set for 1PM EDT/10AM PDT

- Canalys: Mac Sales Up 13.2% in 3Q CY20

- Gartner: Mac Sales Up 7.3% in 3Q CY20

- IDC: Mac Sales Up 39% in 3Q CY20

- Apple Releases watchOS 7.0.2

- DoJ and Five Eyes Demand Encryption Backdoor

- Spotify Blocks Transfer of User Playlists Away from Spotify

- Knightley Backs Out of Apple TV+ Series

- Apple TV+ Co-Presents Deadline Series of Documentaries

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

- Judge Keeps Fortnite Out of App Store, Unreal Engine In

- Apple India Diwali Promotion Offers Free AirPods with iPhone 11

- Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 12 Will Be Best Seller of New Models

- Report: Apple Using Stores in US and Canada as Distribution Centers

- DuckDuckGo Adds Anonymized Route Planning

- Apple to Receive Engineering Emmy for ProRes Video Codec

- Major Labels File Complaints Against Apple Over Music Piracy Apps in Russia

- Counterpoint: Apple Music Took 21% of Premium Streamers in June-Q

- Disney Launches a Slew of Curated Content on Apple Music

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

- Apple TV+ Extending Free Trials Through January 2021

- Season 2 of “Dickinson” Returns in Extended Free Window

- TSMC Beats Sept-Quarter Estimates Ahead of iPhone 12

- Apple Applies to Trademark “iPhone for Life” in Hong Kong

- App Annie: iOS Games Made More Last Quarter Than All of Google Play Store

- Apple Sued for Blocking Cloud Gaming Services

- Apple TV+ Series “Masters of the Air” Lands Bond Director

- Wolfwalkers: Apple TV+ Animated Feature to Hit 11 December

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:06am EDT

- Wedbush Analyst Daniel Ives Shrugs Off Congressional Antitrust Report

- Needham Analyst Laura Martin Shrugs Off Congressional Antitrust Report

- Markets Rose Wednesday on COVID Relief Stimulus Hopes

- Morgan Stanley: Next Week’s iPhone Event “Most Significant in Years”

- Apple/Epic Trial Set for 3 May 2021

- Apple Tops MBLM’s Latest Brand Intimacy Study

- Apple Health Records Expands to Canada and UK

- Apple Maps Lets Users “Look Around” Phoenix, AZ

- Apple TV+ Joins Group Fighting Online Piracy

- “The Supermodels” Docuseries Headed to Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Inks Deal for “Earthsound” Docuseries

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

- Apple Announces “Hi, Speed” Event for 13 October

- Is That an AirTag ON the Event Announcement?

- Apple Hides Another AR Easter Egg in the "Hi, Speed" Announcement

- House Democrats Hit with Tech Antitrust Report

- Apple Responds to House Report

- Piper Sandler: U.S. Teen iPhone Interest and Ownership Hit New Highs

- India Gives Green Light for Smartphone Incentives

- iPhone 5c and a MacBook Pro Go Vintage by Month’s End

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

- Talk of New Audio Gear from Apple as It Drops Third-Party Solutions

- Deutsche Bank Analyst: Three iPhone 12 Sizes Could Increase Adoption

- Cowen Analyst Sees Big Money in Apple Payment Services

- Japan’s PASMO Card Gets Apple Pay and Express Transit Support

- Apple/Google API Slowly Seeing Wider US Adoption

- Apple Releases tvOS 14.0.2

- Disney/Marvel/Star Wars Titles in iTunes Upgraded to 4K

- 30 October: Day of Decision for Apple TV+

- Report: “The Morning Show” Back to Shooting in Mid-October

- Bruce Springsteen Documentary Hits Apple TV+ on 23 October

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:46am EDT

- House Antitrust Report on Big Tech Expected This Week

- EU’s Digital Services Act Could Reshape App Stores and Smartphones

- Evercore: App Store Revenue Up 25% in September-Quarter

- Morgan Stanley Sees Strong End-of-Year for Apple Services

- Report: Apple Makes Huge Real Estate Deal for Office in India

- Maps Improvements Hit Ireland and UK

- Apple Releases Bug Fixing Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update

- Apple Sues Canadian Recycler for Reselling Apple Hardware

- Project Zero’s Brandon Azad Joins Apple

- Joz Lands a Spot on Apple Leadership Page

- “The Snoopy Show” to Hit Apple TV+ in Early 2021

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:47am EDT

- Apple 4Q Earnings Set for 29 October

- Sensor Tower: App Store Revenue 2X Google Play Store in June-Quarter

- Report: Apple Stores Receive Promo Materials for iPad Air

- NY and NJ Use Apple/Google API for Contact Tracing Apps

- Apple Outs Public Beta 2 of watchOS 7.1

- Report: Apple Working to Get TV App on PlayStation

- Apple TV App Turns Up in Xbox System Beta

- Apple Pulls Safari 14 and Security Update for Mojave

- Apple Card Mislabels AT&T Charge as Payment to Accounting Firm

- Cast Fleshed Out for Cecily Strong’s Apple TV+ Series

- Last iPod nano Deemed “Vintage”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:12am EDT

- Epic Admits Breaking App Store Rules Without Admitting Wrongdoing

- Daring Fireball: Apple Was Never Killing “Sign In with Apple” for Fortnite

- Belgium’s “Coronalert” Contact Tracing App Uses Apple/Google API

- Missing GPS Data in watchOS 7? Nuke It and Start Over

- Apple Releases Second Public Betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2

- Latest Big Sur Public Beta is Out

- Netflix 4K on Big Sur will Require T2 Mac

- Apple Drops Beats Updater for OTA Firmware Updates

- Two Apple TV+ Shows Re-Ramping Production in the UK

- Tim Cook Gets First Stock Grant Since 2011

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:17am EDT

- Apple and Epic Opt for Bench Trial, No Jury

- Apple Services Experienced Widespread Issues Tuesday Night

- Report: Zhengzhou iPhone Production Running 24/7

- iPhone Gains Share in Germany’s Shrinking Smartphone Market

- Apple Suppliers Investing $900M in Indian Manufacturing

- Apple Pulls RSS Readers from App Store in China

- Masimo Says Apple is Using Lawsuit Delay Unfairly

- Cult of Mac: How to Kill AirPods Automatic Switching

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

- Apple and Epic Meet in Court About Meeting in Court

- Google to Make Third-Party App Stores Easier on Android

- Google Name Checks Fortnite in Third-Party App Store Announcement

- Norway Goes Apple/Google Way with New Contact Tracing App

- Apple Announces Billie Eilish Feature Documentary

- Defected Records Brings New Live Sets to Apple Music

- Apple Renames “Get Up! Mix” to “Workout Mix”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:35am EDT

- Morgan Stanley Analyst Sees “Compelling Entry Point” for Apple Shares

- EC Will Appeal July’s Apple/Ireland Tax Ruling

- Apple and Epic: The Fortnite Fight Heads Back to Court

- Apple Drops 30% Requirement on Facebook Live Event Through 2020

- Some Series 3 Wearers See Serious Issues with watchOS 7

- Apple Bought Podcast Discovery Service Scout FM Earlier This Year

- Cherry Deal: Apple TV+ Drops $40M on Russo Brothers Film

- Report: On The Rocks Hits Theaters Friday, Apple TV+ 23 October

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

- Apple Makes App Store Case to Consumers and Developers

- Apple Details Lower Commission Rules for Video Players

- Coalition for App Fairness: Countering Apple’s App Store Messaging

- Bloomberg Editorial Board Defends the App Store

- Blood Oxygen Monitoring Disabled in Apple Watch on Family Setup

- Apple Pulls 5W Power Adapter from Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing iOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing iPadOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing watchOS 7.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing tvOS 14.0.1

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing macOS Catalina 10.15.7

- Apple Issues Bug-Fixing Final Cut Pro X and iMovie Updates

- Apple Tops 2019/2020 ACSI for Computers

- First Three Episodes of “Tehran” Hit Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Posts Second Season Trailer for “Ghostwriter”

- Apple Gets Best Green Catalyst Award from RE100

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:08am EDT

- Prosser Says iPhone Event 13 October

- Multiple Unnamed Sources Say iPhone Event 13 October

- UBS Newbie Downgrades AAPL to “Neutral”

- NHS COVID-19: Apple/Google API Deployed in England and Wales

- Report: Apple Relaxes Return Requirements for Ill Fitting Loop

- Apple Says Loops May Lengthen Over Time

- GPS Data Not Showing from Some watchOS 7 Upgraders

- Mixpanel: iOS 14 Adoption at 30% After One-Week

- Cherry Jones and Jason Segel Land in The Sky is Everywhere for Apple TV+

- Apple TV+ Offers “Tehran” First Look Ahead of Friday Premier

- Mariah Carey Hits “The Oprah Conversation”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:56am EDT

- BT Internal Video Puts iPhone 5G “Just Days Away”

- Raymond James Analyst: Apple Building More iPhone 12s at the High End

- Pegatron Plans Manufacturing Expansion in Vietnam

- Apple Store Online Goes Live in India

- AppleCare+ Hits Denmark, Finland, and Norway

- iWork for iPadOS Updates Bring Scribble Support

- Some Apple Services Hit By Outages Tuesday Morning

- COVID Alert PA Launches with Apple/Google Exposure Notification API

- Apple TV Channels Adds STARZPLAY in Middle Eastern Countries

- Ben Stiller and Patricia Arquette Team on Second Series for Apple TV+

- People Turn to Pinterest for iOS 14 Customization Inspiration

- At Least One Person’s Making Money with Custom iOS 14 Icons

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:49am EDT

- Citi Analyst Ups Apple Target on Wearables Strength and iPhones on the Way

- AT&T Communications CEO Downplays 5G Expectations

- Mixpanel: iOS 14 Adoption Up to 26% After First Five Days

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of iOS 14.2

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of iPadOS 14.2

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of watchOS 7.1

- Apple Releases First Public Beta of tvOS 14.2

- No Handwashing Timer for Apple Watch Series 3?

- iFixit Gives Apple Watch Series 6 a 6-Out-of-10 Repairability Rating

- Returning a Loop Band Means Returning the Watch, Too

- Germany and UK Get Monthly AppleCare+ Option

- Tim Cook Talks to The Atlantic: Take One

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

- Disingenuity: CNBC, Sacconaghi, and Apple’s Recent Slump

- Evercore Ups Apple Target on Apple One Interest

- Deadline Looms for EC Appeal of Apple/Ireland Decision

- Apple Sued for Alleged Patent Violations in Apple Maps

- Apple Accused of Stealing Idea for Diverse Emojis

- Tim Cook Pays Respects on Passing of Justice Ginsburg

- Report: “See” Restarting Production in October

- “The Morning Show’s” Crudup Wins Supporting Actor Emmy

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:21am EDT

- Apple Store Online Opens in India Wednesday 23 September

- Jefferies Ups Apple Target Ahead of 5G SuperCycle™

- Restarting an iPhone Resets Default Browser and Mail App in iOS 14

- watchOS 7 Turns on ECG for Six More Countries

- For Healthier Citizens, Singapore Uses Apple Watch and Money

- Apple One Will Handle Multiple Apple IDs for Single Users

- Apple Counters Epic Request to Put Fortnite Back in App Store

- Apple Pay Live for All Subways and Buses in Manhattan

- “Long Way Up” Hits Apple TV+

- New Kid Shows and Second Seasons for Apple TV+

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

- Apple Announces Fitness+

- Apple One: Three Bundles of Services

- Largest Music Streaming Service in the World Says Apple One is Unfair

- Apple Card Offers 0% Financing for Apple Watch

- Apple Sweetens Deal for AppleCare+ for iPhone

- Apple Event Moves a Few Financial Needles

- Bugging Out of the Public Beta Program

- Apple Outs Safari 14 for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:20am EDT

- Apple Introduces Apple Watch Series 6

- Apple Intros Lower-Cost Apple Watch SE

- No Chargers Included with Most New Apple Watches

- Chargers Included with Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermes

- Blogosphere Figures No Chargers Coming with Next iPhones

- Apple Introduces Family Setup for Apple Watch

- Apple Watch Series 6 Says Sayonara to Ceramic

- Apple Launches Three New Health Studies Tied to Apple Watch

- Apple Intros Eighth-Generation iPad

- Apple Intros Mondo-Powerful iPad Air

- Almost All of the OS Updates Drop Today

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:19am EDT

- Apple Kicks Promotion In Gear for “Time Flies” Event

- “Time Flies” Tuesday at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT

- Apple Tries Out Express for Safe and Speedy Retail

- Apple Updates AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro to Firmware 3A283

- AirPods Update Activates Spatial Audio and Automatic Switching

- UCSD Test Silicon Valley Contact Tracing App Ahead of Statewide Release

- Ad Group Wants Dialogue with Apple Ahead of IDFA Changes

- Instagram CEO Rails Against Ad Tracking Opt-Out Coming in iOS 14

- TMO: Border Protection Accidentally Impounds OnePlus Buds as Counterfeit AirPods

- The Verge: Border Protection Stands by OnePlus Impound

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

- Code in Apple Music for Android App Indicates “Apple One” Bundle

- Apple Registered Domains Possibly Tied to Content Bundles

- Prosser Predicts “Apple Watch SE”

- “Time Flies” Tuesday at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT

- JP Morgan Analyst: US iPhone Sales Level Off Ahead of Update

- Apple Allows Streaming Game Services in the App Store (with Caveats Aplenty)

- England and Wales to Get Contact Tracing App with Apple/Google API

- MacRumors Sees and Hears Hints of International Apple Card Expansion

- Apple Pledges More Money for West Coast Wildfire Relief

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:04am EDT

- Apple Sets iPhone 11 Launch Videos to Private on YouTube

- Baird Analysts Ups Apple Target to $133

- JP Morgan Sees Strength for iPhone in China

- Fortnite Players Can Still Sign in with Apple

- Epic CEO Blasts Apple on Twitter

- Late Last Year: Taking Back Third-Party Back Bling

- Facebook Bashes Apple in EU Consultation

- Apple Releases Public Beta Five of watchOS 7

- Apple Releases Second Supplemental Update for macOS 10.15.6

- Credit Card Analyst: Pandemic Has Benefitted Apple Card

- Reopened Apple Cherry Hill Brings Flagship Elements to New Jersey Mall

- Apple Drops Trailer for “Tiny World”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:35am EDT

- Colorado Adopts Apple/Google Exposure Notification API

- Protect Scotland Uses Apple/Google API to Protect Scotland

- Apple Designs Its Own Masks for Corporate and Retail Employees

- JP Morgan: “Time Flies” Event to Be Driven by Apple Watch, May Still Sport iPhone

- SellCell Survey: 40% of Current iPhone Users Plan to Buy iPhone 12

- Epic Says Apple Killing “Sign in with Apple” for Fortnite

- French Finance Minister Speaks Against Digital Dominance of Foreign Firms

- Google Maps Returns to Apple Watch

- Zigbee Alliance On-Track for Smart Things Standard in 2021

- SuperAdrianMe TV: YouTuber Tours Singapore’s “Floating” Apple Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:48am EDT

- Apple Announces “Time Flies” Event for Tuesday 15 September

- Support for Apple Watch Announcement in YouTube Metadata

- No iPhone Announcement Expected Next Week

- iPad and AirTags Anticipated as "Time Flies" Flies

- Apple “Invitation” Holds AR Easter Egg

- Apple Countersues Epic Games for Breach of Contract

- Australian Regulators Investigating Apple and Google App Stores

- Apple to Meet with European Ad Groups Over IDFA Opt-Out Concerns

- Apple Issues Third Public Beta of macOS Big Sur

- Apple Marina Bay: Singapore’s Floating Store Opens 10 September

- Apple and Oprah Launch “Oprah’s Book Club” Podcast

- Apple TV App Lands on Vizio SmartCast TVs

- Apple TV+ Releases First Look Trailer for Animated Feature Wolfwalkers

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:12am EDT

- Epic Asks Court to Force “Fortnite” Back Into the App Store

- Smaller Piece/Bigger Pie: The Apple Watch Edition

- Jon Prosser Expects Apple Watch and iPad Air Announcement Today

- Report: Apple Watch Series 5 Supply Dries Up Ahead of Imminent Series 6 Launch

- Regulators Approve Apple Watch ECG Function for Japan

- LG: AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Coming to Some 2018 TVs After All

- Apple TV+ Hires Disney and Quibi Vet Tim Connolly

- Apple TV+ Takes Over Apple Site to Promote Emmy Nominees

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:58am EDT

- Apple Shares Drop 8%, Erasing $180 B in Market Value

- Tech Takes a Hit in Apple’s Wake

- BBC Weighs Factors in Thursday’s Sell-Off

- Apple Delays iOS 14 Tracking Protections Until Early 2021

- New Round of Public Betas Released

- Apple Outlines Privacy “Nutrition Label” Expectations

- Apple Ad Focuses on iPhone and Privacy

- Apple Updates Apple Support App

- Apple Pay with Express Transit Goes Live for LA Metro

- Apple Maps Improvements for Amsterdam and Lisbon

- Rogers Tempts Customers to Upgrade with Six-Months Free Apple Music

- UK Carrier EE Offers iPhone Plan with Bundled Apple Services

- Report: Japan Paying Closer Attention to Apple’s App Store Practices

- Viborg Data Center is Live (and Green)

- Apple Pushes Green Initiatives in Europe

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:51am EDT

- Shuttered U.S. Apple Stores and COVID-19

- Apple: iOS App Economy Has Created 300,000 Jobs Since April

- Devs Can Offer Special Subscription Plans in iOS 14

- Apple Retail Owes Wages for Time Waiting to Leave

- Apple Loses Out on VirnetX Relief

- German Antitrust Chief Monitoring Apple/Epic Battle

- Strategy Analytics: Apple TV Controls 2% of Streaming Device Market

- LG Not Bringing HomeKit or AirPlay 2 to 2018 TVs

- Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for “Tehran”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:50am EDT

- 25 U.S. Locations Eyeing Apple/Google Contact Tracing Solution

- iOS 13.7 Turns On Exposure Notifications Express Framework

- Bloomberg: Apple Not Slowing iPhone Orders for 2020

- Apple Notes: A Wall Street Quartet

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Pay Express Transit Mode Goes Live for DC Metro

- Russian Lawmaker Proposes 20% Cap on App Store Commissions

- Apple TV+ Inks Deal for Limited Series “Five Days at Memorial”

- Apple Outs Trailer for Unscripted McGregor Series “Long Way Up”

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

- Apple Hits Low Sounding Record Highs

- Ming-Chi Kuo Calls for Fewer iPhone 5G mmWave Units Than Expected

- App Store Appeals Process Now Open for Developers

- Apple Adds Japanese and Simplified Chinese Subtitles to WWDC Videos

- Apple Accidentally Notarizes Known Mac Malware

- Apple Supplier TSMC Strikes Green Energy Deal

- Pokémon Go Going Away from Older Smartphones

- Apple TV+ Announces “Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:29am EDT

- Evercore Ups Apple Target from $460 to $130

- Apple Pulls Epic Games from App Store

- Epic Games Argues Apple’s Account

- Apple Features “Fortnite” Alternatives on App Store

- Zuckerberg Slams Apple Before 50K Facebook Employees

- Concerns Over Robberies Outside of Manhattan Apple Stores

- Apple Announces AI/ML Residency Program

- Apple Moves to Settle Powerbeats 2 Suit for $9.75M

- Report: Apple Brings iPod’s “Music Quiz” Back as a Shortcut in iOS 14

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:07am EDT

- AirPod Snapshot: A Smaller Slice of a Bigger Pie Still Means More Pie

- Apple Outs Public Beta 3 of watchOS 7

- Apple Offers $84 Million to Settle Advertising and Repair Cases in South Korea

- South Korea Investigates Apple and Google Over IAPs and Payment Options

- Apple Seeks Dismissal of Cobalt Mining Case

- Epic Email Blames Apple for Lack of “Fortnite” Updates

- Apple TV+ Series “Invasion” Back in Production

- Apple TV+ Film “On the Rocks” to Feature in NY Film Festival

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

- iOS 13.7 Beta Adds Exposure Notification Opt-In

- EEC Filing Lists Unannounced Apple Watches and iPads

- Fortnite Updates Off iThings and the Mac

- Facebook Warns of a Serious Hit to Advertising with iOS 14

- Facebook’s Complaint: More Color from CNET

- Apple Hits Record Closing High of $506.09

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $600

- Report: Apple Adding Yelp-Like Features to Maps in iOS 14

- Apple Music Updates “Kids and Family” Section

- Apple TV+ Announces Three Docuseries for the Fall

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

- Apple Says “Fortnite” Should Totally Come Back to the App Store

- Bloomberg: Apple to Start Online Sales in India Next Month

- Cowen & Co. Ups Apple Target on iPhone Strength

- Gartner: As Smartphone Sales Crater, iPhone Holds Its Own

- TSMC: 5nm Chips Will Be Faster and Consume Less Power

- Tim Cook Compensated with More Apple Shares: Still Rich

- Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X

- Apple Updates iMovie for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS

- Report: Apple May Grow Its Manhattan Office Space

- MelodyVR Buys Napster (???)

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

- “Fortnite” Stays Out of the App Store, But the Unreal Engine Roars On

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- Unity Technologies Files for IPO

- Wistron Making iPhone SE in India for Indian Market

- Report: Foxconn Considers iPhone Factory for Mexico

- Apple Shares Set New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Marina Bay: Singapore’s Floating Apple Store Opening Soon

- Report: Apple Buys AR/VR Startup Spaces

- Apple TV+ Lands Keira Knightly for Series “The Essex Serpent”

- Apple Celebrates U.S. National Parks Service

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:43am EDT

- Vague Talk of Vague Assurances Around Planned WeChat Ban

- Apple’s Epic Battle: A Sort of Timeline

- Epic CEO Sweeney Calls a 2AM Audible

- Court to Hear Epic “Emergency” Request Today

- Microsoft Argues In Epic’s Favor Ahead of Today’s Hearing

- Apple Blocks Updates for WordPress for iOS Due to IAP Confusion

- Apple and WordPress for iOS Clear Up IAP Confusion

- Apple Takes Prepear Logo Fight to Canada

- Details on the One-Year Window for AppleCare+

- Apple Verges on Share Price of $500

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

- Apple Closes with a Market Cap Above $2T

- Apple Test May Reveal 10 September Event

- New Judge May Be Bad News for Epic Games

- Epic Holding #FreeFortnite Cup on 23 August

- Fortnite-Filled iPhones Hit eBay

- News Orgs Argue Against App Store’s 30% Cut

- Apple Releases Second Public Beta of watchOS 7

- Apple Releases Second Public Beta of macOS Big Sur

- Lightroom for iOS Bug Update Permanently Nuked Some Data and Pics

- Some 2018 LG TVs Get Apple TV App Support

- Infinite Canvas: AR[T] Examined on Apple TV+

- BC’s Oakridge Centre Apple Store Closing Until 2024

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

- Apple Market Cap (Briefly) Crosses $2 Trillion

- Apple Shares Set New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Wedbush Analyst Sees Apple at $3T by 2023

- Apple Pledges Support for CA Wildfire Relief

- Report: Apple Card Deferred Payments Limited to Six-Times in 2020

- More International Banks Add Apple Pay Support

- Apple Maps Adds Turn-by-Turn Navigation in UAE

- Report: Apple to Make iPhone 12 in India by Mid-2021

- A Clarification on Playing Apple Music Radio Stations

- Apple Releases Beta No. 5 of iOS 14/iPadOS 14

- Apple Releases Fifth Beta of tvOS 14

- Epic Suit Moves to New Judge

- Apple Rehires Lawyers from Samsung Suits for Epic Fight

- “Ted Lasso” Tapped for Second Season

- Apple TV+ Outs Trailer for Film “On the Rocks”

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

- Apple Rebrands Beats 1 as Apple Music 1, Adds Country and Hits Stations

- iMore Thinks (Again) That Apple May Retire Beats Branding

- Apple Closes Sets New Closing High

- UBS Finally Flips the Switch on Apple Pay

- TMO: How to Add Showtime to an Existing CBS All Access Subscription

- Pennsylvania Using Apple/Google API in Upcoming Contact Tracing App

- TestFlight: The Cool, Secret App Store Under Apple’s Nose

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

- Epic Sues to Get "Fortnite" Back in the App Store

- CNET: Epic Says Apple Attacking Its Entire Business

- VentureBeat: Epic’s Dire Picture of Developer License Loss Results

- CNBC: Mixed Messages on Epic Ban Effect

- Is Epic Telling the Truth? A Mac OS Ken Listener Says, “Maybe.”

- Report: Epic Building Anti-Apple “Coalition”

- What Happens When You Break Epic’s Rules: The Faze Jarvis Story

- Apple “Won’t Make an Exception for Epic”

- Seeking Alpha: Total WeChat Ban Could Cost Apple $25 Billion Annually

- Report: Apple Extending AppleCare+ Window to One-Year

- Apple Adds Macs to Independent Repair Shop Program

- Apple Card Now Showing with All Three Credit Bureaus

- $9.99 CBS All Access/Showtime Bundle Hits Apple TV

- Apple Orders Music Competition Series “My Kind of Country”

- Deadline: Production Resumes on “For All Mankind”

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 2:44am EDT

- Report: Wistron Hiring 10k for iPhone Factory in India

- Apple Taps Brakes on Vietnam Expansion While Luxshare Work on Living Arrangements

- Trump on WeChat/iPhone Sales Concerns: "Whatever."

- Facebook “Calling Out” Apple on 30% IAP Commission

- iOS 14 Redirects News Links to News+ for Subscribers

- Ad Age: A Couple of Publishers Not Cool with iOS 14 Redirects

- Brazilian Supreme Court to Decide Who Gets to Call Their iPhone “iPhone”

- Apple TV+ Lands Elba/Kinberg Spy Thriller

- Apple Registers the Domain AppleOriginalProductions.com

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:12am EDT

- Apple/Google API Employed in Small But Growing Number of States

- Epic Games Flagrantly Circumvents App Store Rules in Fortnite

- Apple Boots Fortnite from App Store

- Epic Files Suit Against Apple

- Google Boots Fortnite from Play Store

- Epic Files Suit Against Google

- Spotify Sides with Epic in App Store Battle Royale

- Apple and Other Big Companies Argue Against Total WeChat Ban

- Survey: 95% of iPhone Owners Would Switch if iPhone Loses WeChat

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- "Ted Lasso" and Boys State Hit Apple TV+

- Radio + Gaga = Gaga Radio on Beats 1

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

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $460 Ahead of iPhone Launch

- Canalys: US iPhone Sales Grew 11% in Q2 While Segment Shrank 10% - Take 1

- Foxconn Beats June-Quarter Expectations

- Foxconn Moving More Manufacturing Out of China

- Apple Updates iOS and iPadOS to v13.6.1

- Apple Releases Bug Fixing Supplemental Catalina Update

- US Apple Store Online Adds Apple Card as One-Touch Payment Option

- Apple Maps Adds Japanese Cities to Look Around

- Wall Street Journal Sticking with Apple News

- Apple TV+ Announced Animated “Harriet the Spy” Series

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:55am EDT

- Apple Recloses Montreal Flagship Store in “Abundance of Caution”

- South Korea Green Lights Apple Watch ECG

- Apple Ordered to Pay Apparent Patent Troll $506M

- Apple Opposes App Developer’s Simplified, Fruit Shaped Logo

- Apple Updates Developer App with Minor Improvements

- Microsoft Miffed at App Store Gaming Rules

- Facebook Releases Unplayable Gaming App for iOS

- EU "Aware" of App Store Gaming Issues with Microsoft and Facebook

- Apple Signs First-Look Deal with DiCaprio’s Appian Way

- Apple Signs First-Look Deal with Scorsese’s Sikelia Productions

- Apple Orders Series from Team Downey

- “Long Way Up” Rides onto Apple TV+ in Mid-September

- “Tehran” to Start Apple TV+ Run on 25 September

- Apple TV+ Shows Now Offered Free on American Airlines

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:47am EDT

- Apple Actually Finally Releases Public Beta for watchOS 7

- iMore: There’s No Turning Back from watchOS 7 Public Beta

- Ming-Chi Kuo: WeChat Ban Could Tank iPhone Sales 30%

- Apple Joins Amicus Brief Against H-1B Visa Suspensions

- Russia Cites Apple for Anticompetitive App Store Behavior

- Report: Apple Retail Asks to Have UK Rents Cut-in-Half

- Apple No. 12 in Fortune Global 500

- MTA Wants Apple’s Help Keeping Riders Masked

- Apple Countersues Koss

- Celebrate Woz’s 70th Birthday Online with Him Tonight

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 3:41am EDT

- Cook Says US Apple Office Staff Not Coming Back This Year

- Google Says 20 States Eying Apple/Google Contact Tracing API

- Virginia COVIDWISE App Uses Apple/Google API

- Apple Card Extends COVID Relief Program Through August

- Phil Schiller Named Apple Fellow, While Joz Gets SVP Job

- Cult of Mac Looks at a the List of Apple Fellows

- Apple Sets Five-Record Closing Highs in as Many Sessions

- Wall Street Wowed by Apple Q3FY2020 Earnings

- Wedbush Ups Apple to $515 on iPhone 5G Anticipation

- BofA Ups Apple Target to $470, Downgrades Shares to “Neutral”

- Apple Pledges Support for Beirut Explosion Relief Organizations

- Apple Updates 27-Inch iMac, Upgrades Other iMacs

- For the Most Part, New iMacs Are Stuck with Their Storage

- Apple Releases First Public Beat for Big Sur

- Apple Offers One Gift-Card in US for Physical and Digital Goods

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

Mac OS Ken is off this week, though there's a full week of “In a Few Minutes” on the way, plus a great episode of The Checklist by SecureMac about moving the Mac to Apple Silicon. So much to check out! I hope you will. 

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 4:16am EDT

- Apple Releases Earnings for 3QFY2019

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

- Welcome to Blunderdome

- Rep. Thompson Had a Wide Range of Questions for Apple’s CEO

- Tim Cook Hasn’t Heard About Absher (Again)

- You Can Still Watch the House Hearing on YouTube

- VentureBeat: Apple Got Half as Many Questions as Others at House Hearing

- Arizona Leads Multi-State Probe Into Throttlegate

- Telegram Files Antitrust Complaint with EC Against Apple

- Italy’s Apple/Amazon Antitrust Probe to Run Through November 2021

- Qualcomm Guidance May Mean iPhone 5G in December-Quarter

- Apple’s Apple Store App Adds “For You” Tab

- Apple Q3 FY20 Earnings Set for Thursday 30 July

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

- Apple CEO to Testify Before U.S. House Today

- Second Apple Store in Thailand Opens Friday 31 July

- As of Today, All UK Apple Stores Are Reopened

- Apple Ends Apple Field Trip Program

- Apple Offers Resources to Address Racial Equity with Kids

- Bloomberg’s Sullen Apple Story

- “The Morning Show’s” Duplass Says Season Two in Rewrites

- Apple TV+ Picks Up 18 Primetime Emmy Nominations

- “The Mandalorian” Grabs 15 Emmy Noms for Disney+

- Steve Jobs Autographed Fortune Mag Up for Auction

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

- Cowen’s Sankar is Into Apple Services

- J.P. Morgan Ups Apple Target to $425

- Wedbush Anticipates a Good Week for the FAANGs

- Apple Q3 FY20 Earnings Set for Thursday 30 July

- Counterpoint: iPhone Q2 Sales in China Up 32% YoY

- Kosovo Asks Apple Maps to Recognize Its Borders

- Apple Giving Employees Paid Time Off to Vote

- Report: Taylor Swift’s New Record Breaks Records on Spotify and Apple Music

- “The Oprah Conversation” Hits Apple TV+ This Thursday

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Two Daytime Emmys

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

- U.S. House Delays Hearing with Tech CEOs

- WaPo Looks at Rules for Third-Parties and Apple’s “Find My” Feature

- Epic Games CEO Blasts Apple and Google for Their Control of App Stores

- Sacconaghi Stays Tepid on Apple

- Kvaal Stay Bearing as Rakers Stays Bullish

- Apple Maps Offers COVID-19 Best Practices to Travelers

- Michael Steeber: Four More U.S. Apple Stores Reclose

- Apple Proceeds from John Lewis Doc Donated to Museums

- Apple TV+ Lands Herzog/Oppenheimer Documentary “Fireball”

- Apple Outs “For All Mankind” - Season Two Trailer

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

- Goldman Sachs “Ups” Apple Target to $299

- CNBC: Tech Led Markets Down Thursday

- Market Insider: Markets Rocked Thursday by Unemployment Numbers

- Despite Strong Quarter, Intel Shares Drop on Processor Delay

- Report: Foxconn Producing iPhone 11 in India

- Apple Releases Second Public Betas of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

- Apple Releases Public Beta 2 of tvOS 14

- Monday’s Tech Testimony on Capitol Hill Likely to be Postponed

- Apple at Center of Multi-State Consumer Protection Investigation

- Apple Sued Over Concept of Wireless Audio or Something

- Elizabeth Moss to Star in “Shining Girls” for Apple TV+

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

- Morgan Stanley Issues Bullish Note on Apple

- Analysis Group Says Apple Developer Terms on Par with Others

- Italy Eyes Apple and Amazon for Possible Antitrust Violations

- Apple Finds “No Evidence” of Forced Labor at O-Film

- Apple Makes Special iPhone Available to Security Researchers

- Apple’s Second Store for Thailand Opening Soon

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 8:37am EDT

- Apple Store in Bakersfield, CA Recloses Due to Pandemic

- iPad Pros Sold Out with Other iPads in Short Supply

- Supplier in Apple’s Supply Chain Accused of Human Rights Violations

- Apple Sued Over iTunes Gift Card Scams

- MLB Expands iPad Dugout Program for Short 2020 Season

- Grace Kaufman Lands Lead in Apple TV+ Film “The Sky Is Everywhere”

- Apple Running Virtual Art Sessions for Kids in Chicago

- Apple Watch Activity Challenge Set to Mark China’s National Fitness Day

- Apple Pledges Total Carbon Neutrality by 2030

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:05am EDT

- Counterpoint Sees iPhone SE as Bright Spot in Weak iPhone Quarter

- CIRP Measures an Oddly Shaped Quarter

- Another Closing High for Apple Shares

- South Korea’s Combined Market Cap Not as Big as Apple’s

- Microsoft Exec Chats with Congress Ahead of Tim Cook’s Appearance

- Verzuz - Musical “Face Offs” Hit Apple Music This Week

- Apple Restarting “Close Your Rings” Employee Challenge

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:36am EDT

- Apple Awarded Two 5G-Related Patents

- Report: Apple Card Showing Up for Users on Experian

- Australia, Canada, and Japan Getting AppleCare+ Monthly Option

- Report: Luxshare Buys Chinese iPhone Plants from Wistron

- Report: Pegatron Grows in India as India Targets Smartphone Exports

- EC Probing Voice Assistants and IoT Things

- Apple Ups Trade-In Value of Some Androids in Quiet iPhone Deal

- Apple Marks the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis

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

- Canaccord Genuity Ups Apple Target to $444

- Apple Sanlitun Flagship Opens for Business

- AG Barr Blasts US Tech Cos for Dealings with China

- Apple Adds Ten Regional Coding Centers Through HBCU Partnerships

- Apple Previews New Emojis on World Emoji Day

- Apple Signs Straight-to-Series Order for Mark Boal’s “Echo 3”

- Justin Timberlake to Star in film “Palmer” for Apple TV+

- Mac OS Ken Listeners Weigh In on Greyhound

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

- Apple Recloses Eight More Stores

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High

- BofA and Needham Raise Their Apple Targets

- EU Court Sides with Apple and Ireland in EC Tax Case

- Apple Updates All of the Things

- iOS 13.6 Unlocks FaceTime for UAE

- macOS Catalina Update Brings News Changes to Major Metros

- Apple News+ Adds Audio and More Regional Papers

- Verizon Offers Six-Months Free Apple News+ with New iPad Activation

- Best Buy Offers Four-Months Free Apple News+ to U.S. Buyers

- @Apple’s Accidental Turn on Twitter

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

- Ruling Expected Today on Apple/Ireland Tax Appeal

- EU Strengthens Protections for App Developers

- Developers of Hong Kong’s PopVote Accuse Apple of Censorship

- House Committee Calls for Warnings on Non-U.S. Apps

- China Says June Phone Shipments Slipped 16%

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High

- LA Metro Confirms Apple Pay/TAP Card Support in 2020

- Apple Outs Trailer for “Ted Lasso”

- Report: Greyhound Has Box Office Hit-Sized Opening Weekend

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

- Apple Sets Q3 FY20 Earnings Call for 30 July

- Report: Apple Paid Samsung ~$950 Million for Missed OLED Orders

- Morgan Stanley Ups Apple Target to $419 on iPhone Affordability

- Wedbush Ups Apple to $450 on Services, iPhone, and China

- Apple Urges Work from Home for Retail Staff, Slows Return to Offices

- Site Opens for Batterygate Settlement Payments

- Apple TV+ Signs First Look Deal with Idris Elba

- Apple Moves on California’s Affordable Housing Crisis

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

- Report: Apple Urges Foxconn Toward $1B Expansion in India

- Report: Apple AR Lenses Move to Engineering Validation Stage

- Mint Budgeting Service Adds Partial Apple Card Support

- Apple Shares Hit New Closing High on Friday

- LinkedIn Sued Over Clipboard Copying in iOS

- Apple Advises Against Camera Covers for Recent Laptops

- Counterpoint Clocks Surge in Streaming Music Subscriptions

- Cast and Crew of “The Morning Show” Sits for Interview

- Apple TV+ Nabs Film Rights to Graphic Novel “Snow Blind”

- Some “Greyhound” Viewers Hit Audio Glitch

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

- Apple Reclosing 11 U.S. Stores

- Apple Releases Public Betas for Upcoming Operating Systems

- Apple Releases Public Betas for Current Operating Systems

- Apple Updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

- Apple Shares Hit New Highs

- Apple Leans Into Everyone Learning to Code

- New Preview Page for Apple Sanlitun Flagship Store

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:21am EDT

- Decision Expected in Apple/Ireland/EC Case 15 July

- Deutsche Bank Ups Apple Target to $400

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Intros “Shop with a Specialist”

- Apple “Back to School” Promotion Expands in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and North America

- Apple Expands Independent Repair Provider Program in Canada, Europe, and US

- Apple Commits to Thunderbolt Support for Apple Silicon Macs

- Greyhound - Inside Look Hits YouTube

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

- Apple Reclosing Melbourne Stores as COVID-19 Cases Spike

- Apple Second Most Valuable Brand According to Brandz

- APPL Makes Up 43% of Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

- Apple Cuts Max Trade-In Values for Most iPhones

- Beats Inks Deal with NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace

- Apple Takes Wait and See Approach on New Hong Kong Security Law

- Latest HomePod Beta Makes Way for Third-Party Defaults

- Latest Betas Animate Some “Listen Now” Art

- Apple Music Live Lyrics Land on Samsung Smart TVs

- Hanks Makes Apple TV+ About Face in “Today” Interview

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 6:57am EDT

- Cook and Other Tech CEOs to Answer Congress on 27 July

- Assessing the Wait for an iMac Refresh

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

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

- Report: Disney+ Downloads Shoot Up in Wake of “Hamilton”

- Hanks Not Happy About Greyhound on TV

- Apple Will Be Where “Where the Wild Things Are” Is

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

- Foxconn Clears Components Path from China to India

- Five Countries Hit Up Apple for “Batterygate” Compensation

- EU Ad Groups Upset by Increased Privacy Measures in iOS 14

- LinkedIn: Clipboard Copying Was an Accident

- Transit Goes Live for Apple Maps in Iceland

- Survey Says: What did you do with the last charger we gave you?

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 5:07am EDT

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $380 on App Store Strength

- Report: App Store Revenue Nearly Doubles Google Play in First Half of 2020

- Apple and Google Pull 59 Chinese Apps from India App Stores

- India/China Fighting Puts Some iPhones on Hold

- Apple Card Gets an Online Portal

- BMW App Gets Ready for Car Key

- Hodinkee Now an Authorized Apple Watch Retailer

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

- Apple Re-Closing 40+ Stores as COVID-19 Cases Surge

- McDonald’s Puts 21-Day Pause on Re-Opening Dining Rooms

- Apple Card Extends COVID-19 Customer Assistance Program Through July

- Cook Agrees to Appear Before House Judiciary Committee

- Business Roundtable Seeks Police Reform Before August

- UK Seeks Change to Apple/Google Default Search Engine Deal

- Android Gets an Extra Month of Dark Sky

- Unannounced Intel-Based iMac Spotted on GeekBench

- 2012 MacBook Pro with Retina display Marked “Obsolete”

- Report: Pandemic Leads to Lots More Subscription Video

- Apple TV+ Snags Sony Exec for Senior Programming Position

- Apple TV+ Signs Record Breaking Deal for ‘Emancipation’

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

- Confusion Correction Over Boot Camp v. Virtualization

- Apple Exec Addresses Antitrust Allegations

- Report: Apple Arcade Shifts Emphasis to “Engagement”

- Apple Pay Signs on in Serbia

- EvilQuest: Mac Malware Hiding in Stolen Software

- Apple TV App for LG TVs Adds Dolby Atmos Support

- Apple TV Hitting Vizio Smart TVs Soon

- Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for Boys State

- "Defending Jacob" Showrunner Gets Overall Deal with Apple TV+

- Michelle Lee Upped to Director Domestic Programming

- Apple Announces Design Award Winners

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Category:Tech News -- posted at: 7:03am EDT

- New York Times Pulls Content from Apple News

- The Case for Ignoring DTK Benchmarks

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

- Deadline for Sign-in with Apple is Today

- Support for Third-Party Music Services Coming to HomePod

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

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

- Apple TV+ Picks Up the Julianne Moore Film Sharper

- Apple Snags Thriller Series “Losing Alice”

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

- Apple Releases Trailer for Sports Docuseries “Greatness Code”

- Apple Releases Trailer for “Little Voice”

- “Apple Camp at Home” Registration Now Open

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

- Bloomberg: DoJ Eyeing App Store Payment Requirements

- 53 iOS Apps Besides TikTok Copying Info from Clipboard

- Apple Kills Fleetsmith Third-Party App Integration

- Wash Your Hands and Share Your Face in watchOS 7

- Apple Killing Force Touch in watchOS 7

- Shortcuts Run Locally in watchOS 7

- watchOS 7 for Apple Watch Series 3 and Later

- YouTube in 4K Headed to Apple TV

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

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

- Choose Your Screen Savers in tvOS 14

- Microsoft Closing Retail Chain; Keeping Employees

- iPhone Has Been in Your Pocket for 13-Years

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

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

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

- CNBC Puts Shame in Toni Sacconaghi’s Game

- Bernstein Ups Apple Target to $370

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $425

- Republican Senators STILL Believe in TechnoMagic™

- iOS 14 Beta Catches TikTok Copying the Clipboard

- Apple Execs Say No Boot Camp for Apple Silicon Macs

- Apple to Hear Developer Challenges to Guideline Issues

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

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

- Apple Introduces macOS 11 - AKA Big Sur

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

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

- Apple Lists Big Sur/Mac Model Compatibility

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

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

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

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

- Apple Previews iOS 14

- Apple Insider Digs Into Translation in iOS 14

- iOS 14 Lets Users Choose Defaults for Browsing and Email

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

- Accessibility Improvements in iOS 14

- Back Tap: An Accessibility Feature with Wide Appeal

- CarKey and New Background for iOS 14 CarPlay

- Apple Maps Goes Greener with EV Chargers and Cycling Directions

- iOS 14 Maps May Spot ‌Speed and Red Light Cameras

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

- iOS 14 Improves Camera Functions in Older iPhones

- iOS 14 Makes Emoji Searchable

- iOS 14 Makes Masks for Memoji

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

- Apple Previews iPadOS 14

- Scribble: iPadOS 14 Makes Apple Pencil Gets More Exact

- UBS Ups Apple Target to $400 on iPhone Strength

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

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

- Macs Moving from Intel to “Apple Silicon”

- Limited Apple Silicon Macs Made Available to Developers

- TechCrunch Guesstimates Speeds for Old Apps on New Hardware

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

- Intel Promises Continued Mac Support

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

- Cowen Upped Apple to $400 Ahead of WWDC Keynote

- Analysts Upbeat on WWDC Announcements

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

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

“Serial Leakers” Suddenly Expect No New Hardware from WWDC

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

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

- Jefferies Ups Apple to $405 on 5G Opportunity

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

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

- Contact Tracing Confusion Between UK and Apple

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

- Apple Updates Developer Forums Ahead of WWDC

- Apple Folds tvOS Events App Into Apple TV App

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

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

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

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

- SCOTUS Halts Dismantling of DACA

- Tim Cook Advocates for Permanent Protection for Dreamers

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

- RBC Ups Apple Target to $390

- Still on Top, Apple Watch Slows as Smartwatches Grow

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

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

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

- Tim Cook Holds Out on House Committee Request

- Apple Gives App Store Connect a Mobile-Friendly Shine

- Apple Announces “Apple Camp at Home”

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

- EC Launches Investigation Into App Store and Apple Pay

- Apple Finds EC Investigation “Disappointing”

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

- Citi Sets Street-High Apple Target of $400

- Wedbush Hears the Hum of the 5G SuperCycle™

- Apple Reopening 70+ Stores This Week

- Apple Head of Diversity and Inclusion Departs

- Apple TV+ Picks Up Rights to “Tehran”

- Animated Feature ‘Wolfwalkers’ Headed to Apple TV+

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

- Apple Sends Media Invitations to Publicly Streaming WWDC Keynote

- Apple Updates Developer App and Adds Mac Support

- Apple Offers Details on WWDC20 Virtual Events

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

- Apple Card Expands Zero-Interesting Offer on Apple Gear

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

- Upgrades for a Couple of Macs

- Big Tech Praises SCOTUS Ruling for LGBTQ+ Worker Protections

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

- Apple Reopening 32 Stores in UK Today

- Apple Pulls Name of Plantation Owner from Glasgow Store

- iPhone Shortcut “Police” Gets Renewed Interest

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

- Apple Sued Over Loot Boxes in App Store Games

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

- Apple Drops Trailer for Documentary Dads

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

- Apple Announces $100 Million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

- Apple Outlines WWDC20 Schedule and Events

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

- Three Analysts Raise Their Apple Price Targets

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

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

- Apple Watch Sets Yoga Activity Challenge for 21 June

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

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

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Apple Hits Market Cap off $1.5 Trillion

- Deutsche Bank “Ups” Apple Target to $350

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

- Apple Discontinuing iBooks Author

- Apple Closing iTunes U After 2020/2021 School Year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Apple Ups iOS and iPadOS Betas to v13.6

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

- 300 of Apple’s 510 Retail Locations Have Reopened

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

- Apple Hits New Intraday and Closing Highs

- ACSI Survey Puts Apple TV+ “Below Average”

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

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

- Apple Maps Shows Black Lives Matter Plaza

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

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

- Hints of Apple Services Bundle in iOS 13.5.5 Beta

- Apple Shares Hit New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Sacconaghi: Apple Should Buy DuckDuckGo for Insurance

- Apple Outs New Silicone iPhone 11 Cases in Three Colors

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

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

- Apple Set to Reopen Stores in UAE Today

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

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

- Wedbush Ups Apple Target to $375

- Apple Sets New Intraday and Closing Highs

- Reports of Temporary Green Tint in iPhone 11 Displays

- Open Source Apple Project Works to Strengthen Password Management

- “Just Mercy” Currently Streaming at No Cost

- Criterion Channel Drops Paywall on Some Films by Black Filmmakers

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

- Tim Cook Pens and Posts Open Letter on Racism

- Broadcom Comments Indicate “Late” Arrival for iPhone 12

- Bloomberg Highlights Pandemic-Inspired Changes at Apple Offices

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

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

- Theresa Kang-Lowe Leaves WME for Apple TV+

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

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

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

- Bernstein Analyst Wants What Apple Already Offers

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

- Suit Over Late 2018 iPhone Optimism Allowed to Proceed

- Apple Maps Adds Transit Info in Hong Kong

- Apple Maps Surveying Belgium and the Netherlands This Month

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

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

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

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

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

- Evercore Ups Apple Target to $360

- Serious “Sign in with Apple” Bug Patched

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

- Apple Loses Appeal in Battery Slowdown Case in Italy

- Four New Colors Coming for Powerbeats Pro Line

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

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

- Apple Music Shifts for Black Out Tuesday

- New (Lack of) Hours at Apple Stores

- Apple Releases Slew of Software Updates to Plug unc0ver Jailbreak

- Apple Releases Security Update 2020-003 High Sierra

- Apple Releases HomePod Software 13.4.6

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

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

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

- Apple Offers iPhone XR in Refurbished Store

- iPhones in China See Discounts for “6.18”

- Hong Kong’s Octopus Grabs Apple Pay Support

- Apple Card Extends Deferred Payment Program Into June

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

- All Apple Japan Stores to Reopen This Week

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

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

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