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Thursday Highlights: More regulation in focus as Euopean Union targets Apple, Google, Amazon, would also demand App Store rankings; Apple device choice soaring over PCs and Android devices among enterprise employees; Larry Kudlow tells CNBC Tim Cook told President Trump he loves tax cuts and reform, praising CEO as "most helpful" regarding suggestions on China dealings; Spotify's free tier may portend trouble for Apple Music; Apple working to protect home Wi-Fi devices from "Skeleton Key" hack; Business Insider reports on struggles of Facebook employee tasked with removing "beheadings, child pornography, and animal abuse"; Jonny Evans interviews Jamf CEO on Apple in the enterprise, while Hodinkee interviews Peter Stas concerning threat that is Apple Watch; new round of photos purport to show iPhone SE 2 with glass back, but rest is similar to current models; did Samsung throw Apple under bus with OLED comments? Dan Dilger debunks Samsung report portraying "iPhone X as weak".
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"Developer Earnings from the App Store Top $70 Billion" ["The App Store is home to the most innovative apps in the world and in the past 12 months alone, downloads have grown over 70 percent. From breakout hits like Pokémon GO and Super Mario Run to other standout launches such as CancerAid, SPACE by THIX, Zones for Training with Exercise Intensity, Vanido, Ace Tennis and Havenly, customers discover and experience new apps and games every day on the App Store."] Business Wire 7:16 AM
"Apple's latest announcement hints that we could be in for an action-packed event next week" Business Insider 10:04 AM
"Apple has paid App Store devs over $70 billion: Can its winning streak continue?" Computerworld 9:52 AM
"Apple says iOS app developers earned $20 billion last year: Downloads are also up at the App Store, growing 70 percent in the past 12 months, according to the iPhone maker." CNET 7:40 PM
"Analyzing Apple's Silicon Design Strategy" Tech.pinions [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:57 AM
"Apple CEO blasts Trump's Paris accord move in email" Axios 7:47 PM
"Tim Cook phoned White House urging Trump not to withdraw US from Paris Agreement" Business Insider 6:59 AM
"Apple, Facebook and Google are among the many tech giants angry with Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement: Many in Silicon Valley urged Trump not to withdraw from the international climate pact." Recode 7:53 PM
"Apple's iPhones Top ACSI's Customer Satisfaction Index" Market Realist 6:50 AM
"Intel may benefit from Apple's fight with Qualcomm" DigiTimes 6:52 AM
"TripMode 2 review: Utility manages, blocks, and caps macOS Internet use/Monitor and cap your Mac's Internet data transfer on Wi-Fi networks or while tethering with a well-made management tool." Macworld 6:44 AM
"File Email on macOS – Quickly and Effectively" Intego 11:48 AM
"Show the Original Item from an Alias in Mac OS" OS X Daily 2:59 PM
"How to Add or Remove an App Icon From the Mac Dock" MacTrast 8:14 AM
"First WWDC 2017 Decorations Start Going Up at McEnery Convention Center" MacRumors 2:13 PM
"WWDC '17 Decorations Are Already Going Up in San Jose" iDrop News 8:25 PM
"Foster + Partners Opens the Greenest Apple Store in the World: Located in Singapore, this is Apple's first store in Southeast Asia, and will include a number of trees throughout the space" Architectural Digest 6:50 AM
"WWDC: Forrester predicts AI, bots, Siri and smart speakers" Apple Must 10:06 AM
"Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were both surprisingly sensitive to criticism" Business Insider 2:03 PM
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