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Friday Highlights: Analyst Toni Sacconaghi thinks Netflix pulling out of App Store transaction fees is but the first shoe to drop as others will follow suit—meaning Apple's services segment is facing headwinds; research at Zacks suggests diversification of Apple's operations in China will help iPhone struggles; Apple among companies facing complaint in Austria for failure to comply with EU's GDPR; Apple management no longer supports Nvidia in macOS?; Jonny Evans breaks down the industry-wide smartphone slowdown; Foxconn cuts 50,000 jobs in China; data broker, Acxiom, supports Tim Cook's privacy regulation call; facial recognition now being used on birds; Apple to revive iPod touch and iPad mini?

  • "Apple Culture After Ten Years of iPhone: Today's Apple is often seen as the iPhone company, a huge Supply Chain machine that produces and sells hundreds of millions of smartphones...and generates mounds of cash in the process. Today we look at the changes the iPhone brought to the old Apple culture — and consider that some things never change."  Monday Note 9:06 AM
  • "Steve Jobs proves even the smartest executives need help making decisions"  CNBC 8:34 AM
  • "Ikea and Apple are launching an app that lets you virtually try out furniture in your home – and then buy it" Business Insider Nordic 8:55 AM
  • "IKEA Details Plans for Furniture Placement App Powered by Apple's ARKit" MacRumors 11:45 AM
  • "Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home" 9to5Mac 11:45 AM
  • "Fourth macOS 10.12.6 beta rolling out on Mac App Store" 9to5Mac 12:44 PM
  • "Apple authentication is a confusing maze of Two-Step Authentication vs. Two-Factor Authentication vs. traditional authentication vs. App-Specific Passwords, and how all that affects email and app operation, plus how iCloud and its various software and services and Apple ID and verification codes all interconnect with these, and implications of Apple's latest changes for various scenarios, such as foreign travel, phone access, devices vs. accounts, etc." MacInTouch 5:08 PM
  • "macOS High Sierra tech preview: A quick look at the stuff you can't see" Ars Technica 9:07 AM
  • "How to erase a Mac with a dead video card" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "CrumplePop VideoDenoise Review: Plugin cleans up noisy videos with ease" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "How to manage your digital music library: It doesn't matter how big your music collection is if you can't find the tunes you want. This in-depth guide will help." TechHive 8:28 AM
  • "How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac" OS X Daily 4:53 PM
  • "What Is APFS?" MacMost 11:11 AM
  • "How to install an iOS developer beta on your iPhone or iPad using iTunes" iMore 9:13 AM
  • "How to fix things when Message won't sync between your Mac and iPhone" Apple World Today 7:49 AM
  • "How To Control The Mac's Screen Color Based On The Time Of Day" BohemianBoomer 8:22 AM
  • "Get Great Photos Or Images From A Little Mac Acorn App" TeraTalks 8:23 AM
  • "Make Maps You Can Share From A Mac" Mac 360 8:20 AM
  • "How Coding Can Make Your Kids Safer Online" Intego 12:45 PM
Press Releases
  • "Briksoftware releases FNable 2.0 with Touch Bar support" prMac 8:51 AM
  • "Product Manager 2.2 to manage company products on Mac from different standpoints." Tension Software 7:49 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan" TechCrunch 4:57 PM
  • "Apple Music gets new $99 annual subscription tier" Cult of Mac 5:25 PM
  • "Apple Music for $99 a year, without the gift card: The 12-month option is hidden deep within the Music app, but works out to less per month than subscriptions from rivals Spotify and Pandora." CNET 8:58 PM
  • "Apple working with start-up Health Gorilla on iPhone EHR plan" CNBC 4:16 PM
  • "Apple Working With Health Gorilla to Offer Comprehensive Medical Records on iPhone" MacRumors 5:26 PM
  • "President Trump wants a 'sweeping transformation' of government tech, he says at a White House meeting with execs: The leaders of Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, who met with Trump on Monday, have a few asks of their own." Recode 9:00 PM
  • "Jared Kushner's Tech All-Stars Gather in Washington" ["Kushner said his office aims to 'unleash the creativity of the private sector' on outdated government IT in an address at the White House Monday afternoon before the summit began."] TheStreet 12:45 PM
  • "Trump to meet with tech CEOs on government overhaul: President Donald Trump will meet with the chief executives of technology companies including Apple Inc and Inc on Monday as the White House looks to the private sector for help in cutting government waste and improving services." Reuters 8:24 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook will push for strong encryption at the White House" Business Insider 9:49 AM
  • "Here are the 18 tech CEOs going to the White House today" [Tim Cook among leaders] CNNMoney 7:53 AM
  • "Silicon Valley's elite comes to Trump's Washington" Axios 9:00 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook meeting with President Trump to talk trimming government waste" AppleInsider 8:52 AM
  • "The App That Will Save You Hundreds Of Dollars" Forbes 8:27 AM
  • "PayPal CEO claims Apple Pay's person-to-person payment service will struggle to compete" 9to5Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Apple Pay 'Lose your wallet' Discounts Coming to San Francisco Stores this Weekend" The Mac Observer 8:51 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: New Power Mac is faster, more expandable than ever" Cult of Mac 9:12 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Supreme Court: Social Media Essential for Free Speech" PC Magazine 9:17 PM
  • "Cellphone, internet outages reported across the U.S." CBS News 8:37 PM
  • "Colorado group wants to ban sale of smartphones for kids younger than 13" Fox31 Denver 12:55 PM
  • "Amazon surpassed Sonos to become leader in Wi-Fi speaker sales ahead of Apple's HomePod" 9to5Mac 12:44 PM
  • "GOP-hired data company leaked information on 198 million citizens" Engadget 11:20 AM
  • "Silicon Valley could be next target for Trump-style nationalism" Axios 9:00 AM
  • "EU Proposes Enforcing Data Encryption and Banning Backdoors" MacRumors 8:53 AM
  • "Amazon is reportedly planning to cut jobs at Whole Foods" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "Google will use warning labels and AI to fight extremist videos" CNNMoney 8:30 AM
  • "Remaster, Episode 37: E3 2017" MacStories 5:25 PM
  • "Podcast: Microsoft Surface Laptop, Windows 10S, iPad Pro, Amazon And Whole Foods" Seeking Alpha 4:58 PM
  • "TMO Background Mode Interview with Other World Computing Founder Larry O'Connor" The Mac Observer 2:22 PM
  • "EU Encryption Proposal, Colorado Bill Blocking Smartphone Sales to Kids -TMO Daily Observations 2017-06-19" The Mac Observer 1:06 PM
  • "Apple's 120Hz ProMotion iPad Pro display hints at even better AR and VR support in future devices" AppleInsider 12:44 PM
  • "AMD Vega 56 and Vega 64 GPUs destined for iMac Pro detailed in Linux driver" AppleInsider 9:32 AM
  • "watchOS apps continue to disappear as Whole Foods says 'nighty nighty' to Apple Watch support" 9to5Mac 11:19 AM
  • "Leaked iPhone 8 Screen Protector Includes Reduced Bezels and Front-Facing Camera Cutout" MacRumors 11:25 AM
  • "Apple iPhone 8 & its features confirmed, and Wow, iPhone9?" DailyTech 9:13 AM
  • "Second beta of iOS 11 seeded to developers" iDownload Blog 12:44 PM
  • "iOS 11 beta: How to troubleshoot common problems" iMore 11:25 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 8:19 AM

  • "10.5-inch iPad Pro Impressions" 512 Pixels 4:53 PM
  • "6 months using Office and a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar" Computerworld 9:52 AM
  • "iClever Bluetooth Keyboard Review: Compact and long-lasting, but not without quirks" Six Colors 9:45 AM
  • "Review: Mpow M3 Headphones - Good Sound, Great Price" MacTrast 8:58 PM
  • "Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Review: Active noise cancellation on a budget" TechHive 8:28 AM
  • "iDevices Socket Review: Retrofits nearly any lamp, but not cheaply" TechHive 8:28 AM
  • "Satechi BT Touch Speaker: portable, looks great, sounds good" Apple World Today 7:50 AM
  • "How to set up and use Emergency SOS on your iPhone in iOS 11" iMore 5:25 PM
  • "How to Enable the Hidden Dark Mode in iOS 11" iDrop News 5:25 PM
  • "How to capture and visualize photo depth in iOS 11" iMore 9:32 AM
  • "How to automatically save iMessage pictures to the iPhone Photos app" Cult of Mac 4:53 PM
  • "How To Save Photos in the iOS Messages App" MacTrast 9:13 AM
  • "Data Security While Traveling with Your Mac, iPad, and iPhone" Macworld 8:53 AM
  • "iOS 11 Makes Setting Up New Devices Super Easy" MacRumors 5:26 PM
  • "You might not want to install iOS 10.3.3 public beta 3 on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro" iMore 4:53 PM
  • "There's a hidden way to save money on an Apple Music subscription" Business Insider 4:23 PM
  • "9 iPhone keyboard tips only power users know about" Business Insider 4:22 PM
  • "Apple Pencil vs. Surface Pen: What's the difference?" iMore 12:45 PM
  • "5 Apple Products Likely to Be Killed Soon" [Slideshow] iDrop News 5:29 PM
  • "iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro: Which Is Best for You?" LAPTOP Magazine 5:25 PM
  • "Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design" Daring Fireball 4:58 PM
  • "Dear Apple, Please Don't Give Up on iBooks in iOS 11" The Mac Observer 4:39 PM
  • "Tesla Needs to Brace for Serious Competition from Apple" iDrop News 2:21 PM
  • "Weird Apple Inventions We Want to See" [Slideshow] Mashable 12:44 PM
  • "2 Things I Want to See in Apple Inc.'s 2018 iPad Pro Lineup" The Motley Fool 11:20 AM
  • "3 Things to Expect in Apple Inc.'s 2018 iPhone: This Fool goes over three things he expects Apple to include in next year's iPhone models that won't make it into this year's models." The Motley Fool 9:00 AM
  • "Why Apple Watch Sales Could Soar With This FDA Plan in Action" Investor Place 9:00 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Pro Echoes Apple's Annoying Advantage" Forbes 8:59 AM
  • "Buy This Instead Of A New MacBook" Mac360 8:32 AM
  • "iFixit gives Surface Laptop repairability score 0/10: 'It's a glue-filled monstrosity'" iDownload Blog 9:12 AM
  • "Amazon to pay $6,000 per Slack user. Really?" Monday Note 9:06 AM
  • "Microsoft has a full lineup of computers that all rival Apple's Macs — here's how to choose between them" Business Insider 8:31 AM
  • "Intel Core i9 Review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war" PCWorld 8:27 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • " New Memory Upgrades to 32GB for New iMac 21.5' Announced at WWDC" Thomas PR 2:37 PM
  • "LifeProof Announces NüüD Waterproof Case For iPad Pro" MacPrices 1:06 PM
  • "Nike+ Run Club update adds Speed Run tracking from Apple Watch" 9to5Mac 12:44 PM
  • "Boston's Chapter First to Launch Mobile App—AIA Guide to Boston Architecture" Architosh 12:08 PM
  • "Ripplemaker brings modular synths to all skill levels with an iOS app" Engadget 11:19 AM
  • "iMobie PhoneRescue Takes A Great Leap Forward in Data Recovery" PRNewswire 9:09 AM
  • "New Mobile Payment Option For PNC Bank's Visa® Commercial Cardholders" PRNewswire 9:09 AM
  • "Canada's largest sports retailer, SportChek, now selling Apple Watch" 9to5Mac 8:52 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of June 19: Joe Kissell, Bob LeVitus, Apple TV, and WWDC" The MUG Center 8:51 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft will ride artificial intelligence, cloud computing to higher share price, Morgan Stanley says" CNBC 11:39 AM
  • "Why there's never been a better time to pick Windows over macOS" Windows Central 11:37 AM
  • "Microsoft exec claims iPad Pro family is 'clear example' of Apple's unoriginality" Pocketnow 11:37 AM
  • "Gartner confirms what we all know: AWS and Microsoft are the cloud leaders, by a fair way" The Register 9:30 AM
  • "Windows 10 release date, features, devices and free upgrade: Windows 10 Pro users can now roll back to Windows 10 S" IT PRO 9:24 AM
  • "IBM's Hursley museum is a homage to technology past" Alphr 9:03 AM
  • "Can This Quantum-Computing Genius Beat Out IBM and Google? | Rising Stars | OZY" Ozy 9:02 AM
  • "HP talks up recyclables at first Sustainability Summit" IT PRO 9:01 AM
  • "HP global CMO: diversity and inclusion create the fire that stokes marketing reinvention" Campaign 9:00 AM
  • "HP 'laser-focused' on polishing its brand" CRN 8:59 AM
  • "Dell EMC And VMware Driving Potential Inflection Point In VDI Adoption" Forbes 8:58 AM
  • "Dell SVP Liz Matthews Gets Real About Digital Transformation" CMO. 8:57 AM
  • "Dell EMC, Nutanix,and Hewlett-Packard rule converged infrastructure market" Channel Eye 8:57 AM
  • "Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war" PCWorld 9:09 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series Skylake-X CPU Review" TweakTown 8:55 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7900X Review: Meet Skylake-X" Tom's Hardware 8:54 AM
  • "Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war" PCWorld 8:54 AM
  • "Intel Core i9-7900X And Core i7-7740X CPU Review: Skylake X and Kaby Lake X Debut" HotHardware 8:54 AM
  • "Intel Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X 'Core-X Series' CPU Review Roundup – Core i5-7640X, Core i7-7740X, Core i7-7800X, Core i7-7820X, Core i9-7900X and X299 Motherboards" WCCFTech 8:53 AM
  • "AMD Vega Release To Be In Late July Or Early August?" SegmentNext 8:50 AM
  • "AMD's Vega Frontier video card hits pre-order, and it ain't cheap" PC & Tech Authority 8:50 AM
  • "Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd says you need these three things to transition to the cloud" Recode 8:36 AM
  • "Oracle's Unified Cloud Platform Promises To Shorten Clinical Trials" Forbes 8:35 AM
  • "'Absolutely Necessary': How Blockchain Could Help Tech Giant Cisco Reboot" Coindesk 8:31 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Why Apple's Shares May Fall Further" Investopedia 1:36 PM
  • "Don't fall for it — Apple, Netflix and the other big-name tech stocks are just playing dead" MarketWatch 9:00 AM
  • "Why Apple's Shares May Fall Further" Investopedia 9:01 AM
  • "Apple's Stock Is Nearing a Rare Correction -- This Is Why You Shouldn't Lose Hope In the Tech Giant" TheStreet 8:35 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow, S&P 500 end at records as tech shares rebound: Despite day's gains, analyst worry about valuation" MarketWatch 5:28 PM
  • "Dow and S&P 500 Clinch New Records as Tech Rebounds" TheStreet 5:28 PM
  • "Stock market: Tech decline gives life to bull market's forgotten stocks" USA Today 5:28 PM
  • "Wall St hits record highs on strong technology, health stocks" Reuters 5:28 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Climb as Tech Sector Bounces Back: Dow, S&P 500 hit fresh records; Nasdaq Composite climbs 1.4%" [Paid Membership Required] 5:28 PM
  • "Asian stock markets start off the week strong: Global stocks were broadly higher Monday, with investors in Asia gearing up for an eventful week." MarketWatch 7:54 AM
  • "European stocks climb, with French market boosted in wake of parliamentary elections: Stocks across Europe leapt Monday, with French shares rising by the most in more than a month after French President Emmanuel Macron's upstart party scored a majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday." MarketWatch 12:00 PM

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