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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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"Understanding the Real Innovation behind the iPhone: A decade ago Apple didn't just create a phone with some extra features, it introduced a full-fledged handheld computer that could also make calls and browse the internet" Scientific American 6:52 AM
"iPhone 1: Look Who's Talking/Apple saw its first iPhone being used predominantly as a phone. How times have changed." WSJ Blogs 1:52 PM
"After 10 years, where does the iPhone go next?" Macworld 6:44 AM
"The Least Important Part of the iPhone..." Medium 9:47 AM
"Apple's TV strategy is still an embarrassing joke" BGR 10:14 AM
"Alleged iPhone 8 prototype leaks, but it's probably not the final design" 9to5Mac 6:28 AM
"Possible iPhone 8 prototype sports huge display" Cult of Mac 7:02 AM
"Here's What Apple's iPhone 8 Looks Like, Maybe" TheStreet 6:55 AM
"10 nm Process Rollout Marching Right Along" Tech Insights 6:28 AM
"TechInsights Confirms Apple's A10X SoC Is TSMC 10nm FF; 96.4mm2 Die Size" AnandTech 7:01 AM
"1 Winner From the New Apple Inc. iPad Pro Tablets: And the manufacturer of the A10X chip is... TSMC." The Motley Fool 6:56 AM
"The iPad Pro's A10X Gets Naked, Reveals 10nm TSMC Design" The Mac Observer 8:44 AM
"Samsung Display to Construct World's Biggest OLED Plant" ["In order to supply panels to Apple and Samsung Electronics, it is understood that Samsung Display has secured production capacity of 135,000 panels per month over two years span."] Electronic Times 6:31 AM
"Wall St ends bumpy week, strong 1st half with modest gain" Reuters 4:02 PM
"U.S. Stocks Push Higher; Tech Shares Edge Up: Dow industrials, S&P 500 set to post solid gains in first half of 2017; Nasdaq set for double-digit gain" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:01 PM
"Bond selloff spreads to Asia, with Japanese yields at multimonth high: More central banks may be following the Federal Reserve's hawkish lead, sending bond yields skyrocketing" MarketWatch 7:44 AM
"European stocks inch higher after sharpest selloff in 9 months: European stocks edged higher Friday, with technology and consumer-related shares on the mend after a hefty selloff, but the region's benchmark was still on track to finish June in the red." MarketWatch 7:15 AM
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