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Tuesday Highlights: Bloomberg's Mark Gurman delves into "Apple's winning iPhone formula", that of taking and perfecting ideas introduced by rival phone makers; Axios reporting on intensifying split between Hollywood studios and movie theaters thanks to deal negotiations with Apple, Comcast; Gene Munster believes Apple's Core ML will be "behind the curtain" in bringing artificial intelligence to the masses; Tim Bajarin hopes facial recognition rumors in iPhone 8 are true; is Apple beginning a move of Safari extensions from the web onto the Mac App Store?; iMessage is beating out Facebook Messenger, Snapchat among youths in the US according to new stats; AccuWeather app appears to be tracking you even if you've set it otherwise; Verizon decides unlimited is not really unlimited, begins throttling video in new plans; a new image leak and video leak purport to show iPhone 8 3D sensing camera, and rear fingerprint sensor testing, respectively; and another CAD leak hints at iPhone 7s, 7s Plus will feature rear Touch ID, normal bezels.
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"Apple 'spaceship' neighbors: Some say life has been hell/Company says it has worked hard to be a good neighbor and respond to concerns" San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 12:23 PM
"Apple iMessage use outstrips Facebook Messenger and Snapchat among US youths" Business Insider 10:03 AM
"AirPods are shipping faster than ever before" Cult of Mac 7:40 AM
"iPhone 8 3D Sensing Technology Ahead Of Qualcomm Android Rivals By 2 Years" Redmond Pie 7:43 AM
"AccuWeather's iPhone app may track you even if you opt out: The 'feature' appears to violate Apple's terms of service." Engadget 7:46 AM
"Verizon's good unlimited data plan is now three bad unlimited plans: Cheapest plan limits video to 480p, and there's no way to watch 1080p on a phone anymore" The Verge 7:19 AM
"Verizon's new cheaper unlimited plan comes with some limits: You lose HD video streaming and roaming in Canada and Mexico, and your mobile hotspot slows down. There's a pricier plan if you want those perks." CNET 7:26 AM
"iCloud and EU Data Protection Laws: A Guide for Consumers" Apple Gazette 7:49 AM
"Tim Cook Offers Thoughts for Sailors Lost on USS John S. McCain and Those Who Serve" The Mac Observer 9:18 AM
"Nestlé is sued over a game designed by Apple's co-founders" Cult of Mac 10:03 AM
"Stop hiding 47,000 net neutrality complaints, advocates tell FCC chair" Ars Technica 11:46 AM
"How Google is secretly recording YOU through your mobile, monitoring millions of conversations every day and storing the creepy audio files" The Sun 11:10 AM
"Spyware backdoor prompts Google to pull 500 apps with >100m downloads" Ars Technica 8:37 AM
"These games know exactly when you'll quit playing" The Next Web 7:37 AM
"Google code hints at headphones that run Google Assistant" The Verge 7:31 AM
"Facebook's Oculus patents lightweight smart glasses" ReadWrite 7:42 AM
"Warning sign: Facebook teen-age use slips for first time ever" Axios 7:31 AM
"Intel launches its 8th generation processors which are 40% faster: The eighth generation processor named Coffee Lake is third in the series of processors based on Skylake microarchitecture" CNBC: MoneyControl 7:44 AM
"Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain" Reuters 7:52 AM
"IBM, Costco, Walmart and others team up to improve food safety with blockchains" TechCrunch 7:32 AM
"BM wants to make blockchain good enough to eat: IBM is working with agribusiness and retailers to trace food from farm to store shelf using blockchain technologies" IDG News Service 10:48 AM
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