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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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"Warning: New Apple ID scam will give hackers access to your account, device" Clark 10:49 AM
"Ford Brings New Android and Apple Features to Cars" 24/7 Wall St. 8:24 AM
"Rare Apple-I fetches less than expected at German auction" The Straits Times [Free Registration Required] 8:23 AM
"The first ever computer built by Steve Jobs in his garage just sold for £100,000" Metro UK 10:48 AM
"Survey: Android devices now have lower failure rates than iPhones" phoneArena 5/19
"Exploding headphones not our fault: Apple/An Australian woman whose face, hands and hair were burned when her headphones exploded on a plane won't be compensated by manufacturer Apple because third-party batteries were at fault." Australian Associated Press 5/19
"Apple blames exploding headphones on third-party battery" TechRadar UK 5/19
"Woman was reportedly burned by Beats headphones, Apple blames 'third-party' AAA batteries" The Verge 5/19
"Data Forensics Company Recovers Notes Data Apple Claims is Deleted" The Mac Observer 5/19
"Toyota CEO on Tesla: 'what they are producing is something close to an iPhone'" Electrek 5/19
"NY State records show what Apple & other tech companies spend lobbying against the right to repair" 9to5Mac 5/19
"Apple Funds Lobbyists to Oppose New York 'Right to Repair' Bill" iDrop News 5/19
"Apple Posts Four More iPhone 7 Photography Tutorials [Video] iClarified 5/19
"Stevie Wonder performs at Apple HQ to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day" AppleInsider 5/19
"Today in Apple history: Apple introduces the doomed Apple III" Cult of Mac 5/19
"Killing the NES Classic Edition looks like a worse and worse idea" BGR 5/19
"AT&T Workers Start 3-Day Strike in Contract Impasse" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5/19
"DDOS Attacks Are Trying to Bring WannaCry Ransomware Back" Wired 5/19
"New Surface Pro leak confirms Microsoft's hatred for USB-C" The Verge 5/19
"Wall Street Ends Up but Off Session Highs on Renewed Political Fears" Reuters 5/19
"Stocks Higher, Wiping Out Most of Midweek Tumble: Analysts say investors looking past political turmoil to economy, earnings" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5/19
"Asia-Pacific stocks stabilize after uneasy week of trading: Banking stocks weigh in Australia, Nikkei down slightly" MarketWatch 5/19
"European stocks end higher as investors start digging out of Trump-inspired rout: European stocks finished Friday's session higher, modestly recovering from a selloff spurred by U.S. political drama that dragged major regional benchmarks into the red for the week." MarketWatch 5/19
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