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Weekend Highlights:Who really wins with Apple's cash repatriation? Shareholders.; eleven years running, Fortune crowns Apple the world's most admired company; Dan Moren opines on the axiom that "Apple knows best" as if a benevolent dictator; Europe, South Korea add to lawsuits over iPhone throttling; and the slowdown controversy could provide push needed to pass Right to Repair bills; Apple announces addition of 70 universities and colleges in Europe to Everyone Can Code program; Samsung plans to avoid notch by simply cutting holes in full screen display; KGI's latest report posits larger iPhones in 2018, offsetting weaker iPhone X demand in China—more in our Hardware/Software section; Jason Snell reviews iMac Pro; Ray Wong at Mashable thinks Apple's plan for battery updates is a bad idea.
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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
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"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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