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  • "Finisar deal helps Apple block rivals' path to AR features" ["The investment will enable Apple to 'get better supply and better pricing, and it makes it more difficult for Android phones to compete,' said Gene Munster, a longtime Apple watcher at Loup Ventures."]  Reuters 8:08 AM
  • "It may seem like Apple's India strategy has gone off a cliff, but it's actually working"  Quartz India 8:21 AM
  • "Apple to Add Music-Recognition App Shazam to Its Portfolio" The Motley Fool 8:21 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X introduces 360-degree VR video editing: Apple's Pro Video Editing App Also Adds Advanced Color Grading, HDR Support and More" Apple 8:06 AM
  • "Apple Release Final Cut Pro 10.4, Motion 5.4, and Compressor 4.4 Updates" 8:16 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Launches With 360ยบ VR Video Editing, HDR, and More as Logic Pro X and Motion Also Updated" MacRumors 8:16 AM
  • "Hands-on: Final Cut Pro 10.4 adds 360 VR, advanced color grading, HDR support, and more [Video] 9to5Mac 7:51 AM
  • "How to add or remove credit cards in macOS High Sierra's iCloud Keychain" Apple World Today 7:49 AM
Press Releases
  • "Artstudio Pro 1.0 for macOS - New Photo Editor - Launched At 40% Off" prMac 8:07 AM
  • "Abvent announces Twinmotion 2018 version 2" Abvent 7:46 AM
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  • "'Intentional' event redirects cloud traffic from Apple, Google & others through Russia" AppleInsider 8:57 AM
  • "These are the malls and airports Apple provides indoor maps for" Cult of Mac 8:19 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Fact: Broadband really does work over a piece of wet string" ZDNet 9:11 AM
  • "This Is When the FCC Net Neutrality Vote is Happening — and How You Can Watch It" Time 8:23 AM
  • "US broadband groups prepare for roll back of net neutrality" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:06 AM
  • "After FCC Vote, Net Neutrality Fight Moves to Courts, Congress" Wired 8:05 AM
  • "What public libraries will lose without net neutrality: A Q&A with NYPL president Tony Marx and associate director of information policy Greg Cram" The Verge 8:20 AM
  • "iMac Pro, the most powerful Mac ever, available today" Apple 8:15 AM
  • "The iMac Pro is now available—here's how people are already using it" Ars Technica 8:15 AM
  • "18-core iMac Pro starts at $7,399, ships in 6-8 weeks, can be maxed out for $13,199" AppleInsider 8:57 AM
  • "Apple reiterates a completely modular Mac Pro and a high-end pro display are in the works" iDownload Blog 9:11 AM
  • "A new patent filing involve long-distance swimming features for the Apple Watch" Apple World Today 8:10 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "10" iPad Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "9" iPad Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:49 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:49 AM

  • "The iMac Pro is a beast, but it's not for everybody" The Verge 8:19 AM
  • "iMac Pro first impressions: Beauty of a beast" iMore 8:19 AM
  • "iMac Pro first look: Apple's most powerful Mac is a multiprocessing beast/Made for video editing, 3D graphics, VR, and software development, Apple's new pro Mac is an engineering feat." Macworld 8:05 AM
  • "Extrapolating iMac Pro GPU Performance Using RX Vega 64" Bare Feats 9:11 AM
  • "How To Downgrade To iOS 11.1.2 For Upcoming Jailbreak And Keep iOS 11.2.1 Data Intact" Redmond Pie 8:19 AM
  • "Here's why I look forward to jailbreaking iOS 11" iDownload Blog 8:59 AM
  • "Wash, rinse, repeat: Pre-dooming the iPhone" Macworld 8:07 AM
  • "How Artificial Intelligence Will Personalize How We Work" Gigaom 8:06 AM
  • "Ajit Pai just released an incredibly misleading video about the death of net neutrality"  BGR 8:23 AM
  • "FCC chief Ajit Pai thinks now is a good time to make net neutrality jokes"  The Next Web 8:18 AM
  • "Network Neutrality Repeal: How Not To Restore Internet Freedom" Forbes 8:06 AM
  • "Verizon's free NFL streaming deal is good for cord cutters—but there's a catch: Watching the games on TV will still cost you." ["There is a catch, no pun intended: As with Verizon's existing NFL streams, you'll be forbidden from watching live games on your television. The carrier won't offer full games on streaming TV devices, and it will continue to block screen mirroring from your phone through Chromecast and Apple TV's AirPlay."] TechHive 8:04 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Artstudio Pro has just launched for both iOS and macOS. It uses the latest technologies like Metal, iCloud Drive and 64-bit multi-core processors to achieve the smoothest possible workflow." Lucky Clan 9:12 AM
  • "ISS tracker Sat Seeker relaunches as Free App" prMac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Has Been Anointed the King of Technology: Sometimes it's not a good thing to be viewed as a bitcoin stock play. Just ask investors in Square about that one. Microsoft, on the other hand, has been anointed the king of technology." TheStreet 8:42 AM
  • "Microsoft Adds Artificial Intelligence Features To Bing" UberGizmo 8:50 AM
  • "Microsoft's Edge browser is really popular on Android" OnMSFT 8:50 AM
  • "Microsoft quietly adds native OpenSSH client to Windows 10: Good news for developers; a collective shrug for everyone else" The Inquirer 7:46 AM
  • "Microsoft Adding a Built-in OpenSSH Client to Windows 10" Thurrott 7:44 AM
  • "Microsoft is adding native OpenSSH to Windows 10: Farewell, PuTTY" The Verge 7:44 AM
  • "Microsoft's Seeing AI app for the blind now reads handwriting: The updated iOS app is available in 35 countries." Engadget 7:03 AM
  • "Cortana is coming to Microsoft Launcher and Cheetah CM Launcher on Android" OnMSFT 8:50 AM
  • "AMD may soon be launching a Raven Ridge APU with RX 570 performance" PC Games N 7:55 AM
  • "AMD throws down server gauntlet to Intel with major Baidu deal for its Epyc CPU: Baidu takes big bet on AMD by putting Epyc chips at the heart of its datacentre servers" Computing 8:23 AM
  • "LG sticks Intel's 8th-gen processors into a refreshed Gram laptop line up" TrustedReviews 8:23 AM
  • "Dell, GM and others plan to incorporate ocean plastics into supply chains" treehugger 8:04 AM
  • "Oracle Earnings: What to Watch/Cloud-revenue guidance a few months ago was weaker than expected but may offer 'room for outperformance'" [Paid Membership Required] 8:50 AM
  • "Windows 10 Surface rival: Samsung's new Notebook 9 Pen 2-in-1 packs latest i7 chip" ZDNet 7:45 AM
  • "Samsung announced new Windows 10 PCs from its Notebook 9 series" Neowin 7:04 AM
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  • "Stock-indexes point to open near records; Dow on track for 6th straight gain: 21st Century Fox, Disney drop on deal news" MarketWatch 8:57 AM
  • "Stock Markets Look to Hit New Records on Tax Cut Promises and Deal News: With the Fed's much-anticipated rate hike out of the way, investors are likely to focus on a mega-media deal and tax cuts that could take U.S. stocks to new record highs." TheStreet 8:56 AM
  • "European Shares Down as ECB Leaves Rates Untouched: Investors await further clues on pace of central bank's monetary tightening" [Paid Membership Required] 8:56 AM
  • "Japan's Nikkei falls as chip stocks decline, yen rises: Dollar gains vs. yen after Alabama Republican loses Senate bid" MarketWatch 8:56 AM
  • "European stocks sag with ECB's final policy meeting of the year on deck: Steinhoff to restate results; EU leaders gather in Brussels" MarketWatch 8:55 AM

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