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Tuesday Highlights: Apple is Fast Company's number one "most innovative compan[y]" in the world; BusinessKorea reporting Apple enjoying 30% share of Korean smartphone market; Nikkei says OLED panel output from Samsung getting slashed due to slump in iPhone X sales; Apple updates all OSes to patch "Telugu letter text bug bomb"; Coldroot is a Mac trojan that was "undetected for years"; AppleInsider goes hands-on with Parallels Toolbox 2.5; "is Apple sacrificing the well-being of its customers and employees on the altar of unfettered design?"; Spotify may be prepping to engage HomePod, Echo, and Google Home; Apple rainbow logo set for a comeback?; Chinese website thinks iPhone SE2 will debut at WWDC 2018; Vlad Savov on his "descent into madness" over choosing between iPhone and Pixel.
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"Apple, Tesla want changes to California's self-driving car tests: The changes could lead to more data that the company's autonomous car project can use." Engadget 7:16 PM
"Fed, jobs data and Apple earnings will keep stock-market investors busy" MarketWatch 8:15 AM
"Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define 'Sheeple'" Gizmodo 3:33 PM
"Musical.ly syncs up with Apple Music: The music app gets to expand its global reach; Apple gets a new marketing partner." Recode 4/28
"Musical.ly, Apple Music Ink New Partnership, With More to Come" Billboard 4/28
"Apple Music reportedly strikes deal with popular social media app Musical.ly" 9to5Mac 4/28
"Musical.ly reportedly partners with Apple Music for its music snippets" TechCrunch 4/28
"What is at stake in the Apple-Qualcomm dispute? The costly battle between the two smartphone giants explained" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 4/28
"Apple Continues to Improperly Interfere with Qualcomm's Agreements with Contract Manufacturers" PRNewswire 4/28
"Qualcomm says Apple to stop paying royalties, cuts profit forecast" Reuters 4/28
"A very false narrative: Apple Watch and the future of wearables/It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But they're all wrong, here's why." AppleInsider 4/28
"Apple updates iCloud.com wallpaper from static gradient to dynamic blue bubbles background" 9to5Mac 4/28
"Speed up Your Mac Life With This Dock Safari Tip" Apple Must 7:54 AM
"Building a GTX 1080 Ti-powered Hackintosh: Installing macOS Sierra step-by-step [Video] 9to5Mac 4/28
"How to master your music metadata (Part 1): Tired of seeing 'unknown track' by 'unnamed artist' on your favorite music player? We'll show you how to automatically identify, tag, and properly rename all your mystery tracks and albums to whip your music library into shape." TechHive 4/28
"Apple Proves That This Is The Single Greatest Source Of Innovation: As Apple embarks on one of the most aggressive retail makeovers they are signaling a fundamental shift in how companies innovate." Inc. 10:10 AM
"Waiting for iPhone 8 this year? Don't hold your breath: Apple will instead continue its iPhone line with iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus models this year." International Business Times 8:11 AM
"Certain iPhone News Contributors Need to get Their Rumors and Facts Straight" The Mac Observer 4/28
"Can Apple Increase Its Share in the Wearables Segment?" Market Realist 4/28
"Should you buy the 13-inch or 15-inch MacBook Pro?" iMore 4/28
"Apple Always Knew its Car was too BIG to Hide" Apple Must 4/28
"Tech Haiku #1: An Ode to MagSafe" 512 Pixels 4/28
"Wall Street Slightly Lower as Weak GDP Data Weighs" FOXBusiness 4/28
"U.S. Stocks End Month Higher, Buoyed by Earnings: The S&P 500 is within about half a percentage point of all-time highs and ends the week up 1.5%" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4/28
"Asian markets retreat as investors show caution: Major stock indexes in Asia fell slightly on Friday, mirroring Wall Street's cautious sentiment on risk taking, though strong earnings results from tech companies saw shares in the sector rise." MarketWatch 4/28
"European stocks drop for second day as euro rises after inflation data: European stocks posted mild losses Friday, with investors pushing up both the euro and the pound against the dollar following top-tier economic data for the eurozone and the U.K." MarketWatch 4/28
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