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Tuesday Highlights: The Motley Fool post charts of iPod, iPhone, and iPad eras and their contribution to Apple's rise toward becoming a trillion dollar company; Counterpoint Research data over Q1 2018 show an overall dip in YoY US smartphone sales, exception being Apple which has shown record growth of 16% YoY; Quartz shows how important Apple Watch has become in jobs like "airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners"; here's how you can run your old 32-bit macOS apps in the latest OSes; analysts believe the TV experience Google offers with YouTube TV is what "Apple promised us but failed to deliver"; Politico details President Trump's "rogue" iPhone security; creepy story straight from SciFi theater where school in China now using face recogition in-class to identify students not paying attention; Stephen Silver at AppleInsider goes inside Consumer Reports' testing regimen for Apple products; PCWorld take new Razer Core X GPU for a spin, even works with Macs; CNET opinion piece calls for Apple to open a watch face store.
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"Apple tops Fortune's list of the world's most admired companies" Axios 1/19
"Apple knows best (or so it would have you believe)" Macworld 1/19
"Apple Brings on Team From Consultant Silicon Valley Data Science: Apple Inc. hired a team from consulting firm Silicon Valley Data Science, adding experts to help the iPhone maker ramp up efforts to use data to improve its products." Bloomberg 1/19
"Apple and Amazon Have Their Reality TV Moment" Bloomberg 1/19
"South Korean group files complaint against Apple CEO over iPhone slowdown" Reuters 1/19
"Apple Is Currently Replacing Faulty iPhone 6 Plus Units With iPhone 6s Plus Until March" Redmond Pie 7:18 PM
"London's Regent Street Apple Store uses MOTU hardware and software to control the acoustics for live performances" AppleInsider 2:35 PM
"BMW to switch Apple CarPlay to subscription service: It's actually cheaper over the course of a three- or four-year lease than BMW's current $300 charge." Engadget 5:23 PM
"Apple finally lets net neutrality testing app onto iOS" Neowin 7:53 AM
"Disney hires former iTunes director to lead its upcoming streaming platform" 9to5Mac 10:08 AM
"Leading European technical colleges adopt Apple's Everyone Can Code initiative: Apple today announced 70 colleges and universities in Europe have adopted Everyone Can Code, a comprehensive program designed by Apple to help everyone learn to build mobile apps." Apple 1/19
"Leading European Technical Colleges Adopt Apple's Everyone Can Code Initiative" Business Wire 1/19
"iPhone slowdown controversy might boost 'Right to Repair' bills" Cult of Mac 1/19
"Windows 10 build 17074.1002 shows up in the Slow ring" Neowin 7:53 AM
"Windows 10 Build 17074.1002 Comes to the Slow Ring" Thurrott 9:59 AM
"Microsoft's AI Image Generator Construct Life-Like Pictures 'Pixel By Pixel'" Futurism 5:59 PM
"Spectre CPU patches can cause unwanted reboots, Intel warns" Brinkwire 8:01 AM
"IBM, Salesforce Agree for Watson, Einstein to 'Marry'" eWeek 8:00 AM
"NVIDIA Tells Retailers To Sell To Gamers, Not Cryptominers As GPU Shortage Causes Extreme Price Gouging" HotHardware 5:58 PM
"Earnings report: IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quarters/IBM saw its stock go down more than 4.5% after it reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter and full year of 2017 on Thursday." USA Today 1/19
"S&P 500, Nasdaq add to string of 2018 records as investors shake off shutdown fears: Major indexes post third straight weekly advance" MarketWatch 1/19
"Stocks Tiptoe Mostly Higher Amid Worries Over a Government Shutdown: Stocks are mostly higher on Friday, as investors grow increasingly concerned the federal government will be forced into a shutdown at midnight." TheStreet 1/19
"Wall Street ends higher despite government shutdown threat" Reuters 1/19
"S&P 500 Rises as Investors Focus on Earnings, Not Looming Shutdown: Financial stocks advance after several regional banks reported fourth-quarter results" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1/19
"Asian markets jump higher as investors brush off possible U.S. shutdown: As most Asia-Pacific stock markets ended the week higher, Australia has underperformed with a noted drop in energy stocks." MarketWatch 1/19
"European stocks score 2 1/2-year closing high: European stocks rose on Friday, with gains for industrial and tech shares helping the region's benchmark bag a third straight weekly win, as investors appeared to set aside concerns about a possible shutdown of the U.S. government." MarketWatch 1/19
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