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Weekend Highlights: Financial Times interviews Jony Ives on the new Apple Watch, responsibilities of big tech firms; analyst thinks Apple could hit $1.5 trillion; Apple riles consumer group in China over recent breach of some customers' Apple IDs; WSJ's Joanna Stern laments the walls around iMessage; Uniloc back in Apple's face with FaceTime lawsuit; Ars Technica reviews Mac browser Vivaldi; what to expect with FCPX 10.5?; iPhone XR available, selling quickly—more in our General Interest section; the plot thickens...will iPad Pro go USB-C? Apple releases USB-C Apple Watch charger; a couple employees of Loup Ventures went phone-less, using only Apple Watches.

  • "Apple Needs to Reinvent Itself. It Just Might Be Doing So."  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:23 AM
  • "Apple's New Big Bet: Augmented Reality/ARKit platform puts it in a race with Facebook, Alphabet and Snap and fuels industry beliefs that it will eventually develop glasses" [Paid Membership Required] 3:57 PM
  • "Apple Just Joined Tech's Great Race to Democratize AI"  Wired 7:25 AM
  • "Apple is now the leader in the technology that could replace the smartphone, but it doesn't have a vision yet"  Business Insider 7:20 AM
  • "Augmented reality on the iPhone is going to be amazing. Here's what's possible" CNBC 11:54 AM
  • "WWDC 2017: Everything you need to know about Apple and AR" Computerworld 9:27 AM
  • "Apple's Strengths and Weaknesses"  Stratechery 10:25 AM
  • "Apple takes on Amazon Echo and Google Home with its own smart speaker" Los Angeles Times 7:23 AM
  • "Apple doesn't need your personal information to succeed: It's all about the hardware." Engadget 2:44 PM
  • "Samsung urges Supreme Court again to overrule Federal Circuit on key patent litigation questions: Apple v. SamsungFoss Patents 2:42 PM
  • "After High Sierra, 32-bit apps on Mac will be kicked to the curb" iMore 7:51 PM
  • "Apple's desktop web browser Safari to block auto-play videos online" Business Insider 7:20 AM
  • "Apple Drops 2TB iCloud Storage Price to $9.99, Eliminates 1TB Option" MacRumors 7:03 AM
  • "Apple doubles storage on $9.99/mo iCloud tier to 2 TB, share one plan with whole family in iOS 11" 9to5Mac 7:05 AM
  • "Outlook vs. native apps in Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android: Office 2016 has largely unified the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps still do better overall on mobile clients" InfoWorld 12:14 PM
  • "Using Safari Favorites" MacMost 11:27 AM
  • "macOS Mail: Making a 'Not Replied To' Smart Mailbox" The Mac Observer 8:14 AM
  • "More macOS High Sierra features that slipped under the radar" iDownload Blog 1:37 PM
Press Releases
  • "An Entirely New Way To Write Games: Celtx Gem Redefines Interactive Narrative Design" celtx 1:31 PM
  • "Download the New macOS High Sierra 10.13 Wallpaper for your Mac" iPhone Hacks 9:26 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's new anti-tracking system will make Google and Facebook even more powerful"  The Verge 1:38 PM
  • "Bozoma Saint John heads to Uber from Apple"  TechCrunch 10:01 AM
  • "The Apple exec who stole the show at WWDC explains why she will now be the face of Uber" Business Insider 3:57 PM
  • "Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John joins Uber as chief brand officer" AppleInsider 3:57 PM
  • "How Apple Is Trying to Compete with Snapchat: The company announced new photo editing tools that resemble those on Snapchat. Will iMessage be the next hot social network?"  Barron's 9:29 AM
  • "Apple completely redesigns the App Store, introduces entirely new sections and promotes in-app purchases"  BetaNews 7:07 AM
  • "Apple accounts for over 83% global smartphone operating profits in 1Q17, says firm" DigiTimes 8:23 AM
  • "Apple is assisting the UK in terror investigations: Tim Cook hints the company has been complying with metadata requests." Engadget 7:31 AM
  • "Apple hints it's handed over metadata on UK terror suspects" TechCrunch 7:06 AM
  • "Apple's Business Chat will bring customer service to the iMessage platform" TechCrunch 9:00 AM
  • "Apple, Amazon to join Foxconn bid to acquire Toshiba semi unit, says report" DigiTimes 8:23 AM
  • "Apple staff mislead customers on 'error 53,' court documents allege: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission contacted 13 Apple Stores under the guise of a customer and said it was mislead on consumer law each time." CNET 7:28 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Apple chooses Intel over PowerPC" Cult of Mac 8:58 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Can Google teach kids not to troll?" CNNMoney 8:59 AM
  • "The End of Net Neutrality Could Shackle the Internet of Things" Wired 7:24 AM
  • "The Rebound 140: You're In My Party Playlist (WWDC 2017)" Six Colors 8:08 PM
  • "iMore Show LIVE: iMore reacts to WWDC!" iMore 2:43 PM
  • "#192: This is Why I Left" Clockwise 2:01 PM
  • "Our reactions to one of the most action-packed WWDCs ever, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 8:58 AM
  • "#144: Don't Call It the Finder" Upgrade 8:57 AM
  • "Apple's about to force better account security on its users" Mashable 3:57 PM
  • "Apple introduces 'smorgasbord' of new products" CNBC Videos 7:32 AM
  • "Apple's MacBook refresh buys time for bigger changes" AppleInsider 7:02 AM
  • "32-Bit Apps No Longer Supported in iOS 11" MacRumors 7:03 AM
  • "Apple's iOS 11 update ends support for iPhone 5 and 5C" BBC 12:14 PM
  • "If you have one of these iPhones or iPads you won't get iOS 11" Telegraph 8:58 AM
  • "Apple nixes Facebook and Twitter integration from iOS 11" BetaNews 7:07 AM
  • "AirPlay 2 on existing speakers requires firmware update, raising questions for Apple's AirPort Express" AppleInsider 8:59 AM
  • "iOS 11 will help you free up storage on your iPhone through personalized suggestions" TechCrunch 1:31 PM
  • "iOS 11"s New Smart Invert Feature Brings Dark Mode to iPhone and iPad" iPhone Hacks 6:10 AM
  • "iOS 11 lets you play FLAC audio files straight from your iPad and iPhone" The Next Web 7:33 AM
  • "iOS 11 lets you text Siri instead of talk" Cult of Mac 3:58 PM
  • "New In iOS 11: Share Your Wi-Fi Feature For Friends And Guests" Redmond Pie 6:01 PM
  • "Everything You Need to Know About Apple's New ARKit" iDrop News 1:37 PM
  • "Apple quietly releases new wireless Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad" BetaNews 7:07 AM
  • "iOS 11 appears to restore Gmail push in Apple Mail" 9to5Mac 2:43 PM
  • "Apple Project Mirrorshades | News, Specs, Rumors, and More" Digital Trends 10:05 AM
  • "Apple will be offering a tvOS Public Beta this year" Neowin 5:41 PM
  • "Apple Wins 49 Patents today and introduces an all-new Thermal Heat Feedback Feature for iDevices including a Ring" Patently Apple 8:57 AM
  • "Apple's patent filing for thermal haptic devices mentions an Apple Ring" Apple World Today 8:19 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM

  • "MacBook Air vs. Surface Laptop: Sleek Ultraportables Do Battle" PC Magazine 9:35 PM
  • "iMac Pro FAQ: Everything you need to know!" iMore 7:52 PM
  • "Apple Refreshes iPad Pro Lineup: A10X Fusion SoC for 10.5-inch, 12.9-inch Models" AnandTech 7:00 PM
  • "Apple's HomePod is a cautious approach to the connected home" TechCrunch 7:47 PM
  • "Apple's HomePod sounds great: first look" USA Today 7:12 AM
  • "Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker" CNBC 7:12 AM
  • "Apple HomePod: A first listen/Apple's sound system, from what we can hear so far, versus Amazon Echo and Sonos." CNET 7:05 AM
  • "Surprise! The HomePod actually sounds incredible" Engadget 7:05 AM
  • "How Apple HomePod compares to Sonos and Amazon Echo" Business Insider 7:05 AM
  • "Apple's HomePod sounds really good in its demos: It has more bass than you expect from such a small speaker" The Verge 7:04 AM
  • "Apple's HomePod Puts Siri in a Speaker" Wired 7:16 AM
  • "Videos: hands-on with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro" iDownload Blog 7:34 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "The Coolest Features in iOS 11: With hundreds of new features, not everything can be a standout, but there were several things that caught our eye." PC Magazine 7:11 PM
  • "Video Walk-Through of iOS 11 Developer Beta 1 on the iPhone" The Mac Observer 2:38 PM
  • "iOS 11 Hands On -TMO Daily Observations 2017-06-06" The Mac Observer 1:24 PM
  • "Hands-On With iOS 11: New Control Center, Redesigned App Store, Files App and More" MacRumors 1:37 PM
  • "iOS 11 Preview: Control Center Gets Customizable With 3D Touch" MacRumors 11:54 AM
  • "iOS 11: The MacStories Overview" MacStories 10:02 AM
  • "Inside iOS 11: Early FLAC audio playback comes to iOS via new Files app" AppleInsider 2:43 PM
  • "Inside iOS 11: Quick screen recording comes to Control Center" AppleInsider 1:36 PM
  • "Inside iOS 11: Apple's Photos app gains native support for animated GIFs" AppleInsider 10:43 AM
  • "'It's Like Photoshop For iPad'" Mac 360 8:17 AM
  • "How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from the iOS 11 beta" iMore 10:43 AM
  • "How to customize Control Center in iOS 11 beta" Cult of Mac 10:18 AM
  • "Will the first generation Smart Cover or Smart Keyboard for 12.9-inch iPad Pro fit the second-generation model?" iMore 7:52 PM
  • "You'll probably need to upgrade your iPhone 5 or 5c to update Apple Watch to watchOS 4" 9to5Mac 11:31 AM
  • "8 iOS 11 Features You Probably Didn't Know About" Apple Must 10:22 AM
  • "iOS 11 comes with a one-handed keyboard mode" Mashable 10:18 AM
  • "Easily share your WiFi with friends on iOS 11, automatically sends passwords to nearby devices" 9to5Mac 10:02 AM
  • "Tempted to run iOS 11 and the other new betas? You should probably wait" 9to5Mac 9:00 AM
  • "Wednesday File (8) -WWDC 2017 at San Jose: Expectations and Realities" eXtensions 7:48 PM
  • "Apple is pitching the HomePod as a super high-quality speaker. That's going to be a very tough sell.: The real question with HomePod will be how good of a Siri experience it can deliver." Recode 5:55 PM
  • "Will Apple's Next iPhone Charge Wirelessly?" Market Realist 3:57 PM
  • "Apple iPad Pro (2017) Preview" Thurrott 2:01 PM
  • "iOS 11 Finally Makes the iPad a Capable Computer" LAPTOP Magazine 1:37 PM
  • "Apple's HomePod Isn't a Home Run: The speaker device may highlight a lack of key proprietary services, a challenge to maintaining hardware gross margin." Barron's 1:31 PM
  • "The iPad Pro has gotten way better, but it won't replace your laptop" Mashable 11:54 AM
  • "WWDC 2017: Analysts and Industry Experts Respond" Apple Must 11:51 AM
  • "Apple's Android upgrade jabs don't tell the whole story: A friendly reminder about Apple's annual Android put-down: and why you may want to take those pretty pie charts with a hefty grain of salt." Computerworld 11:31 AM
  • "Don't compare Apple's HomePod to Amazon's Echo: Apple is consciously avoiding direct competition with its obvious rivals." Engadget 10:02 AM
  • "Cramer: People always say Apple's new devices like HomePod are 'stupid,' and then buy them" CNBC 9:29 AM
  • "Comment: What does the iMac Pro tell us about the all new Mac Pro to follow?" 9to5Mac 8:59 AM
  • "What You Need to Know About Apple Inc.'s Artificial-Intelligence Chip" The Motley Fool 8:59 AM
  • "The iPad takes a big step toward being the computer for everyone: As the MacBook Pro loses features and ports, the iPad Pro gains versatility and power" The Verge 8:59 AM
  • "Now That Apple's Announced the iMac Pro, What Does This Mean for Mac Pro Design?" The Mac Observer 2:38 PM
  • "Thoughts on the iMac Pro" The Loop 10:37 AM
  • "The Power For Mac Pros In iMac Pro" Mac360 8:40 AM
  • "Tim Cook explains why Apple's HomePod is better than the Amazon Echo" BGR 8:24 AM
  • "10 things I'm excited about in iOS 11!" iMore 8:58 AM
  • "iOS 11: A Major Step for iPhone. A Monumental Leap for iPad." RazMag 8:57 AM
  • "iOS 11 doesn't just kill off old apps, it might kill your iPhone" BGR 8:24 AM
  • "How Apple Differentiates Better" PixoBebo 8:21 AM
  • "Apple's Longest New Product Show" Mac360 8:19 AM
  • "The New iPad Pro Is Not A Mac" McSolo 8:19 AM
  • "Apple gives world ... umm ... not much new actually: Minimalist makeovers for iPad, Mac, iOS and MacOS leave Cupertino perhaps looking iterative, not innovative" The Register 7:28 AM
  • "Apple's new iPad Pro is computer evolution in gradual steps: The latest iPad Pro is closer to a laptop thanks to its stepped-up hardware and software: but its keyboard stays the same." CNET 7:28 AM
  • "Apple still loves you, pro users, but that love will cost you" Mashable 7:14 AM
  • "On Apple's Use of the Word 'Musicologist'" Kirkville 7:12 AM
  • "Why no Magic Keyboard with Touch Bar for the new iMacs?" Apple World Today 7:08 AM
  • "AMD Radio Pro Vega Frontier Edition could be a logical fit for the iMac Pro" Apple World Today 7:08 AM
  • "Apple finally wakes up to QR codes, but it's too late" TechCrunch 7:06 AM
  • "WWDC 2017 keynote: Taking it all in/Apple kicked off its annual developers conference with a software and hardware showcase that we'll be thinking about for a long time to come." Macworld 7:02 AM
  • "Comic: Are Smart Speakers Useless or...?" iMore 10:36 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple TV now included in public beta program starting with tvOS 11" 9to5Mac 9:29 AM
  • "Affinity Photo is the first iPad editor to retain all the desktop features" Digital Trends 9:29 AM
  • "Download the New iOS 11 Wallpaper for iPhone" iPhone Hacks 9:26 AM
  • "The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: Lightning McQueen, Spark take to the road and sky" Macworld 8:59 AM
  • "Apple quietly releases leather Apple Pencil Cases" iMore 8:58 AM
  • "New 10.5-inch iPad Pro Case Available June 12th From Gumdrop Cases" prMac 7:22 AM
  • "iMobie PhoneRescue Now Saves Lost Data from Android Phones and Tablets" prMac 7:02 AM
  • "Farming Simulator 18 Adds Android and iPhone Compatibility" prMac 7:02 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft hit with anti-trust complaint from Russian cybersecurity firm over Windows Defender" GeekWire 5:20 PM
  • "Kaspersky sues Microsoft over claims Windows 10 is 'incompatible' with third-party AV: Security firm claims Redmond is putting users 'in danger'" The Inquirer 12:51 PM
  • "Security firm asks EU to investigate Microsoft" BBC 10:23 AM
  • "Kaspersky files antitrust complaints against Microsoft in Europe" Seeking Alpha 8:36 AM
  • "Microsoft is once again out of stock on all Lumia handsets" Neowin 6:22 AM
  • "Microsoft gives us a closer look at Scorpio dev kits" Neowin 6:22 AM
  • "Microsoft Windows Server Containers Land on Atlantic.Net's Cloud" eWeek 5:19 PM
  • "Microsoft will be streaming its Xbox E3 2017 Briefing in 4K resolution for the first time" Neowin 5:19 PM
  • "Dell EMC Cloud Platform Launched For Microsoft Azure Stack" Tech News 18 7:25 AM
  • "HPE's Whitman Sees Acquisitions as Bigger Part of Strategy" Bloomberg 9:35 PM
  • "HP grows Omen line with new gaming laptops, VR backpack PC, and more: Are you ready for a compact desktop that doubles as a wearable VR machine?" Ars Technica 6:05 AM
  • "HP's VR backpack PC doubles as a desktop: Will a desktop dock be enough to take this niche product mainstream?" Engadget 3:03 PM
  • "HP releases new Omen gaming PCs with AMD Ryzen and swappable hard drives: Now with even more red LEDs" The Verge 6:18 AM
  • "HP's Omen 15 and Omen 17 gaming laptops get refreshed with tweaked design" MSPoweruser 6:28 AM
  • "HP takes on Apple's External Graphics Kit with its new OMEN Accelerator" MSPoweruser 6:28 AM
  • "HP's 'fighter-jet' Omen gaming PCs are VR-ready: It also unveiled a desktop-class graphic accelerator with storage, high-speed USB and ethernet." Engadget 10:33 AM
  • "HP Omen laptops include a first: Nvidia Max-Q graphics technology/The revamped laptops also boast beefier CPUs and GPUs and greatly improved thermals." PCWorld 6:29 AM
  • "HP gets in on the external GPU hype with a pretty, large box" The Verge 6:18 AM
  • "HP fixed the biggest issue with its VR backpack PC and will sell it next month" The Verge 6:18 AM
  • "HP announces next-gen Omen gaming hardware" VentureBeat 6:28 AM
  • "HP announces new gaming monitors with ultra-fast refresh rates" MSPoweruser 6:29 AM
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise: In A Business Breakup Fever" Seeking Alpha 12:12 PM
  • "AMD releases 'Radeon Pro 500' Series graphics for iMac" Gizmodo India 6:50 AM
  • "AMD launches Polaris-powered Radeon Pro 500 series" bit-tech 6:51 AM
  • "AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64 And Vega 56 To Power The iMac Pro, AMD Vega Die Shot Revealed" SegmentNext 6:51 AM
  • "Sesame Workshop and IBM Watson partner on platform to help kids learn" VentureBeat 7:24 AM
  • "Sesame Workshop Trying a New Teaching Tactic With IBM Watson" Fortune 7:24 AM
  • "Novartis tie-up with IBM Watson Health in breast cancer: Will combine real-world patient data and cognitive computing" Michigan Live 7:25 AM
  • "IBM Announces 5nm Breakthrough Using Silicon Nanosheets" ExtremeTech 11:07 AM
  • "IBM, GlobalFoundries and Samsung come up with 5nm process" Fudzilla 7:25 AM
  • "Global Mobile Workstation Market 2017- HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, ASUS, Dell" Daily Commerce News 6:27 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Is Still Just an iPhone Company; It Doesn't Deserve to Be Worth $1.0 Trillion"  TheStreet 9:30 AM
  • "Apple stock could rise because of these 3 announcements from its biggest event of the year" Business Insider 10:37 AM
  • "Catcher sees growing revenues in May; expected to benefit from new iPhone orders in 2H17" DigiTimes 8:23 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks Sport Narrow Losses as Wall Street Stays on Sidelines Ahead of Busy Thursday" TheStreet 12:09 PM
  • "Amazon steps up Walmart battle with new Prime offer" FOXBusiness 12:09 PM
  • "GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil rebounds but jitters keep Treasury yields, dollar down" Nasdaq 5:23 PM
  • "TIAA joins list of robo-advisers as Wall Street takes aim at Millennials" USA Today 12:11 PM
  • "Stocks Waver, Havens Like Bonds and Gold Rally: U.S. and Middle East politics, and uncertainty over the U.K. general election are fueling investors' anxiety" [Paid Membership Required] 5:24 PM
  • "Japan's Nikkei slides below 20,000 as investors turn cautious" MarketWatch 7:35 AM
  • "European stocks set for 1-week low as caution sets in" MarketWatch 7:36 AM

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