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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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"Apple's 'Smartglasses' Opportunity 'Could Be Enormous' Says Bernstein: Apple has the best shot of anyone at this point of making so-called augmented reality actually work, and work well, says Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi, something Apple CEO Tim Cook has hinted he wants to do. But the payoff for Apple may not come until it develops AR for a standalone pair of 'smartglasses,' rather than the iPhone, opines Sacconaghi." Barron's 8:32 AM
"Apple Cuts Iran Apps From Store Due to Sanctions, Founders Say" Bloomberg 8:36 AM
"Apple removes popular apps in Iran due to US sanctions: Developers say latest crackdown will have 'drastic effects' on Iran's startup economy" The Verge 8:55 AM
"Apple to Debut 4K Apple TV Alongside New iPhones in September" MacTrast 8:36 AM
"Claimed iPhone 7s parts leak, showing logic board and reiterating reports of A11 chip" 9to5Mac 8:36 AM
"Optical lens suppliers benefit from rising demand for multi-lens camera phones" ["The sources said that Apple, scheduled to debut its newest smartphone model iPhone 8 in September, has since July moved to secure massive supply of camera lens modules from Taiwan-based upstream suppliers Largan Precision and Genius Electronics Optical while ensuring timely shipments of finished models from downstream assemblers Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron. This has made the business records of all related makers in the iPhone supply chain trend upward all the way in the second half of the year."] DigiTimes 10:12 AM
"Apple stockpiling 'massive' supply of camera lens modules ahead of 'iPhone 8'" AppleInsider 10:13 AM
"Apple reportedly upgrades self-driving testbed with new LiDAR equipment, more" AppleInsider 9:04 PM
"New Apple SUVs With Expansive Autonomous Driving LIDAR Setup Spotted on the Road" MacRumors 6:04 PM
"Researcher publishes kernel exploit for 64-bit devices on iOS 10.3.1 and below" iDownload Blog 8:54 AM
"Everything you need to know about tihmstar's iOS 9.1-9.3.4 jailbreak untether" iDownload Blog 8:54 AM
"Messaging discussion talks about issues with iOS support for groups, as well as iMessage issues with non-iPhone users." MacInTouch 12:54 PM
"DEVONtechnologies gives 40% educational discount until September 15" DEVONtechnologies 8:19 AM
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