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Latest iOS beta requires passcode when you plug in a USB accessory. Security gone amok, or are you good with additional steps?

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  • "Apple iCloud data in China is being stored by a state-run telco" Engadget 8:59 AM
  • "Apple iCloud: Chinese data now managed by state-owned firm" BBC 9:24 AM
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General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Google's CEO says the EU's record $5 billion antitrust ruling could 'upset the balance' of Android and be a huge win for Apple"  Business Insider 9:24 AM
  • "Samsung makes Apple's Geniuses look like halfwits: The Korean handset maker returns to mercilessly mock Apple, and specifically the iPhone X's download speeds, in a new ad. It just can't resist."  ZDNet 7:46 AM
  • "Apple purges 'Doorbell' category from HomeKit accessories page" AppleInsider 8:16 AM
Non-Apple News
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  • "A $225 GPS spoofer can send autonomous vehicles into oncoming traffic *" Ars Technica 8:30 AM
  • "Why does Google owe the EU $5 billion? A guide for the perplexed." Engadget 8:27 AM
  • "Rising Seas Could Cause Your Next Internet Outage" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:20 AM
  • "Elon Musk, DeepMind founders, and others sign pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems" The Verge 8:07 AM
  • "Google warns Android might not remain free because of EU decision: An unlikely warning" The Verge 8:06 AM
  • "Millions are battling mental illness — these entrepreneurs are trying to tackle it via technology" Business Insider 8:05 AM
  • "Official: The shape of the smartphone is changing forever/Taller, narrower, and (some) notchier" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "T-Mobile takes fastest carrier crown: Ookla/T-Mobile is the fastest mobile carrier in the US, according to Ookla's speed tests, with Minneapolis clocking the fastest download speeds out of all 50 states." ZDNet 7:47 AM
  • "The Core i9 MacBook Pro Could Have a Serious Throttling Problem" LAPTOP Magazine 8:26 AM
  • "Leaked 'Amber Lake' Intel processors could be used in 12-inch MacBook refresh" AppleInsider 8:32 AM
  • "Apple's latest iOS 12 beta demands a passcode to enable USB accessories: Firm is making its Lightning port even more locked down"  The Inquirer 8:55 AM
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  • "Apple's new fast charger could be exclusively for 2018 iPhones" Cult of Mac 8:29 AM
  • "Apple Revises Vintage-Obsolete Date of 2012 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display to End of 2018" MacRumors 8:08 AM
  • "iOS 12 beta 4 fixes Fortnite crashes, adds other new bugs" Cult of Mac 8:29 AM
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iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
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  • "iOS 11.4.1 tips, tricks, and secrets everyone should know" ZDNet 7:46 AM
  • "Samsung is absolutely terrified of the iPhone X" BGR 8:42 AM
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  • "The False Tale of Amazon's Industry-Conquering Juggernaut" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:20 AM
  • "Google Escapes Microsoft Levels of Antitrust Pain: Look at the remedies rather than the headline fine."  Bloomberg 8:04 AM
  • "Wearable hybrids prove the bloated smartwatch is one of Silly Valley's biggest mistakes: When dumb is usually smart enough" The Register 7:58 AM
  • "'Fortnite' Has An Esports Problem That's Going To Be Tough To Solve" Forbes 7:55 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Roland's latest smartphone mixer can record your entire band" Engadget 8:27 AM
  • "Kids make awesome burgers with the top children's app Bamba Burger 2" prMac 8:07 AM
Computer Industry
  • "How Satya Nadella tripled Microsoft's stock price in just over four years: Under Nadella, Microsoft has moved away from proprietary phone hardware and operating systems." CNBC 8:32 AM
  • "Why Microsoft Just Picked a Side in the Walmart-Amazon War" Zacks 8:04 AM
  • "Microsoft wants regulation of facial recognition technology to limit 'abuse'" CNNMoney 8:28 AM
  • "Microsoft's New Skype Could Be Risky Gamble" TechNewsWorld 8:27 AM
  • "Why Did IBM Slam Groupon with a Patent Lawsuit?" Market Realist 8:52 AM
  • "IBM Reports Earnings Below Monthly Pivot" Investopedia 8:04 AM
  • "How IBM Cloud Is Superior To Amazon AWS" Seeking Alpha 7:52 AM
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Industry News
  • "Dow aims for best win streak in 2 months as Morgan Stanley reports quarterly results: Google hit with $5 billion EU fine on Wednesday" MarketWatch 8:54 AM
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  • "China's stocks turn south; Japan's Nikkei continues rally on weak yen: South Korea reports a slower GDP growth forecast" MarketWatch 8:53 AM
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