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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.

  • "Interview: Apple's Craig Federighi answers some burning questions about Face ID"  TechCrunch 3:13 PM
  • "Apple hints at next smartphone revolution with iPhone X: AR set to change the way consumers view the world, once it gets past the hype stage"  Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:43 AM
  • "3 small announcements that hint at Apple's big future: The iPhone X may look like Apple's future, but looking to some of the phone's smaller features tell us what's coming after that."  Macworld 6:47 AM
  • "iPhone X Has One Small Problem: The 'notch' at the top of the iPhone X's display appears to be hiding video and game content. Luckily, developers have a few weeks to fix their apps." PC Magazine 7:03 AM
  • "Apple's Face ID isn't flawless — technology can and will be hacked, cybersecurity expert says"  CNBC 11:37 AM
  • "Apple Continues Mobile Processor Dominance With A11 Bionic"  Seeking Alpha 6:44 AM
  • "How Apple and co became some of America's largest debt collectors" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 2:00 PM
  • "Apple responds to ad group's criticism of Safari cookie blocking"  The Loop 6:45 PM
  • "Apple Responds to Safari 11 Criticism From Advertising Groups: 'People Have a Right to Privacy'" MacRumors 6:45 PM
  • "Apple to ad industry: Tough luck, privacy comes first/Advertisers are picking a fight over Safari's new 'intelligent tracking prevention' feature. But the iPhone maker isn't backing down." CNET 7:26 PM
  • "Apple defends new ad-tracking prevention measures in Safari" TechCrunch 8:47 PM
  • "Advertisers slam Apple for 'sabotage'"  Axios 6:56 AM
  • "Chrome will get better at stopping those annoying autoplay videos starting in January" The Verge 6:59 AM
  • "Chrome wants to improve your browsing experience by turning off sound in autoplay videos" Mashable 6:53 AM
  • "Collaborative Workflow in FCPX with Final Cut Library Opener" 7:03 AM
  • "A Beginner's Guide to Drag and Drop On the Mac" MacMost 10:23 AM
Press Releases
  • "New Content Pack for KeyShot 7—Foretells of Larger Role for KeyShot Cloud" Architosh 5:35 PM
  • "Notelist 3.3 allows to manages notes and store data in free format using color categories" Tension Software 8:19 AM
  • "iFunia YouTube Downloader Mac Supports Downloading Playlist from YouTube" prMac 6:48 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple bans misleading apps on iOS" Engadget 8:56 PM
  • "iPhone X sets new trends for smartphones" DigiTimes 6:54 AM
  • "Video: A sneak peak at iOS 11 Augmented Reality at the Apple Park Visitor Center" AppleInsider 6:47 AM
  • "How One Of Apple's Key Privacy Safeguards Falls Short" Wired 8:58 AM
  • "Apple is hiring a counsellor to help Siri have 'serious conversations'" Business Insider 6:48 AM
  • "Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch" AppleInsider 6:47 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 Limited to 3G-Like Speeds on T-Mobile" MacRumors 1:11 PM
  • "7 ways the iPhone X copies Android phones: And three original Apple innovations." CNET 7:26 AM
  • "Steve Jobs Theater... Some Photos" Om Malik 7:02 AM
  • "Bluetooth problem could let hackers take control of Apple, Samsung and Google devices" Telegraph 7:25 AM
  • "With a Bluetooth exploit, hackers can enter your phone in 10 seconds" Mashable 10:23 AM
  • "New Apple Watch Series 3 ad touts Apple Music on the go with LTE connectivity [Video] 9to5Mac 3:13 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "U.S. Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe" Reuters 5:39 PM
  • "Facebook Gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller More Details on Russian Ad Buys Than Congress: Social-media company shared copies of ads and account information, people familiar with the matter said" [Paid Membership Required] 5:38 PM
  • "Raising Wages to Help Workers Could Actually Help Robots Replace Them" Wired 6:42 AM
  • "iPhone X and iPhone 8 Keynote - The TouchArcade Show #323" Touch Arcade 8:49 PM
  • "Bloomberg's Mark Gurman talks with Brian about iPhone X (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 101)" CNET 8:47 PM
  • "The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 200, With Special Guest Craig Federighi" Daring Fireball 6:45 PM
  • "iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Pre-orders, macOS High Sierra GM -TMO Daily Observations 2017-09-15" The Mac Observer 12:31 PM
  • "What the iPhone X means for the iPhone 11" Mashable 8:31 AM
  • "AppleInsider podcast shares impressions on iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, more" AppleInsider 7:49 AM
  • "Should I pay $1,000 for the iPhone X? Recode's Dan Frommer joins Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask to answer your questions about Apple's new hardware." Recode 7:03 AM
  • "iPhone SE: Forget the X, Apple's cheapest phone gets cheaper/The iPhone X made waves for its design and price, but Apple also made its most affordable phone cheaper than ever." CNET 6:42 AM
  • "Apple: Just squeeze the iPhone X if you're forced into a Face ID unlock" ZDNet 6:57 AM
  • "The iPhone X has an OLED screen — here's what OLED is and how it's different from past iPhones" Business Insider 11:31 AM
  • "The iPhone 8 has a smaller battery than the iPhone 7" Telegraph 7:03 AM
  • "Apple's new iPhones have fast charging, but it's not free" Mashable 10:27 AM
  • "Yes, iPhone X's wireless charging IS coming to a Starbucks near you" CNET 1:22 PM
  • "Apple's Chip Partner TSMC Shares Details on 7nm Node and Advanced InFO Package Process for 2018" MacRumors 1:57 PM
  • "Apple isn't expected to catch up to iPhone X demand before first half of 2018" AppleInsider 11:00 AM
  • "Ming-Chi Kuo Says iPhone X Unlikely to Reach Supply-Demand Balance Until Next Year" MacRumors 11:31 AM
  • "iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus Battery Life" Redmond Pie 8:50 PM
  • "iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 Pre-Order Shipping Estimates Begin Slipping" MacRumors 6:47 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone X may be hard to find well into 2018" BGR 1:38 PM
  • "iPhone 8 shipping slips to 1-2 weeks, Apple Watch Series 3 to 2-3 weeks" 9to5Mac 6:54 AM
  • "The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already selling out" BGR 6:58 AM
  • "The iPhone 8, 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K seem to be hot sellers on day one" Apple World Today 7:47 AM
  • "iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Australian pricing" ZDNet 6:56 AM
  • "LTE in Apple Watch Series 3 Models Only Works in Country of Purchase" MacRumors 2:30 PM
  • "Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K Now Available for Pre-Order" MacRumors 6:47 AM
  • "Apple Kicks Off iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 Pre-orders" The Mac Observer 6:28 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:36 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:36 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:36 AM

  • "iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Which has better business specs?" ZDNet 1:22 PM
  • "Apple's iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus - what are the differences?" AppleInsider 10:27 AM
  • "Hands-on: The new Apple Watch Series 3 w/ LTE, performance improvements, and more [Video] 9to5Mac 6:54 AM
  • "X-Bows Mechanical Ergonomic Keyboard Hands-On Review" Digital Trends 5:57 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Get A Screenshot Alert For Pictures Sent Over iMessage" AddictiveTips 7:03 AM
  • "'Space Harrier 2' Review - In Space, No One Can Hear You Auuuugh" Touch Arcade 11:01 AM
  • "How to Save Messages on Your iPhone" Wired 3:19 PM
  • "How to Prepare for iOS 11 the Right Way" OS X Daily 2:56 PM
  • "How to Scan QR Codes on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11" iPhone Hacks 12:05 PM
  • "iPhone X: How to Access Home Screen, Multitasking, Control Center, Notification Center, Switch Apps, Siri and Apple Pay" iPhone Hacks 12:04 PM
  • "How to free up space on your iPhone in iOS 11 without deleting apps or photos" AppleInsider 10:24 AM
  • "4 Ways to Disable Face ID on your iPhone X" Apple Must 1:47 PM
  • "How to choose a wireless charger for an iPhone 8 or iPhone X" The Verge 7:49 AM
  • "How to share your contact card in iOS" Macworld 7:25 AM
  • "iPhone 8/X pre-order hub: How to get the phone & all the essential accessories" 9to5Mac 6:54 AM
  • "iOS 11 Enables HDR Movies On iPad Pro" Redmond Pie 8:51 PM
  • "The Apple TV 4K is Coming. Here's an Introduction to its New Technologies" The Mac Observer 5:35 PM
  • "What to Do With Your Old iPhone" Wired 2:56 PM
  • "You Can Double-Tap to Obscure the Notch While Playing Video on iPhone X" Daring Fireball 2:01 PM
  • "Turning on AirDrop in iOS 11: Different, yet the Same" The Mac Observer 12:59 PM
  • "Find Out Who Will Give You The Most Money For Your iPhone 6s" Forbes 11:07 AM
  • "Order an iPhone 8 today or wait for the X?" CNNMoney 6:44 AM
  • "1 Way Apple Inc. Played It Safe With the A11 Bionic Chip" The Motley Fool 8:55 PM
  • "Apple's botched 'notch' atop iPhone X's display is a design abomination" MacDailyNews 5:35 PM
  • "Millennials – Apple's HomePod Home Run" Apple Must 5:35 PM
  • "Biggest Hits, Misses, and Surprises from Apple's Fall 2017 Keynote" [Slideshow] iDrop News 2:36 PM
  • "Google's Differential Privacy May be Better Than Apple's" The Mac Observer 1:52 PM
  • "Is Apple's iPhone Upgrade Plan Right for You?" Wired 1:26 PM
  • "What the iPhone X borrowed from the Palm Pre" The Verge 12:44 PM
  • "Did you catch Apple's nod to China on Tuesday?" The Verge 12:08 PM
  • "5 ways Apple's iPhone X is catching up with Android phones" Business Insider 12:08 PM
  • "Would you be willing to work 34.2 years for an iPhone X?" The Next Web 11:42 AM
  • "Why the telcos must drop the Apple Watch LTE connectivity tax"  Computerworld 11:01 AM
  • "Pressing on: How Apple evolved and eliminated the iPhone's home button over a decade" 9to5Mac 11:01 AM
  • "Apple Event September 2017 Round Up" Envato Tuts+ 11:01 AM
  • "How Apple can fix its awful pre-ordering system: The Apple pre-ordering Friday hangover is real."  Macworld 11:01 AM
  • "Don't even think about making Face ID apps for kids" Cult of Mac 10:31 AM
  • "Report predicts key iPhone X tech will ultimately kill the iPhone" BGR 10:27 AM
  • "That was the last big iPhone launch — but for Apple, there's a new hope ..." [Video Report] Business Insider 10:27 AM
  • "Series 3 vs. Series 1: Which Apple Watch is right for you?" Cult of Mac 10:27 AM
  • "Reason #265 to Buy an Apple TV 4K: Ultra HD TV and Movies" The Mac Observer 10:23 AM
  • "iPhone 8, iPhone X, and rapid charging" The Loop 8:58 AM
  • "Why the Apple Watch with LTE means a very Apple-y sort of freedom" The Register 8:38 AM
  • "The Broader Implications of Apple Watch with LTE" Tech.pinions 8:17 AM
  • "iPhone X launch mania: How I survived my first Apple event" CNET 7:26 AM
  • "What's the Big Deal With All These Bezel-Free Phones?" Wired 7:25 AM
  • "Why I'm skipping the iPhone X: The downsides, unknowns and potential productivity hits outweigh the upsides." ZDNet 7:25 AM
  • "Should Netflix Worry about Apple's Video Push?" Market Realist 6:56 AM
  • "The iPhone X could convince more people to buy the iPhone 8 Plus" Fortune 6:48 AM
  • "Thoughts and Observations on the Products Announced at This Week's iPhone X Introductory Event" ["The Notch: It offends me. It's ungainly and unnatural. Clearly, the ideal of an 'all-screen' design — to use Apple's own words — has no notch at all. This is not that. But what I dislike more than the notch isn't the notch itself but that Apple is fully embracing the notch in software. I really wish their software design rendered the 'ears' with black backgrounds while using apps. I'd be fine with embracing the notch on the home screen and lock screen."]  Daring Fireball 6:47 AM
  • "Squeeze iPhone X to prevent theft, suggests Apple's Federighi/Commentary: In an email to a developer, Apple's SVP of software engineering offers two ways to stop thieves from making off with your iPhone X." CNET 6:44 AM
  • "'All-screen display'? But surely every display is all-screen... or is a screen not a display?" The Register 6:43 AM
  • "Acer Predator 21 X Review: The most insane laptop ever built" PCWorld 6:42 AM
  • "Pearls Before Swine" GoComics 10:24 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple hardware lead Johny Srouji to speak at Carnegie Mellon on Sept. 18" AppleInsider 1:38 PM
  • "Dropped: Drag & Drop Clipboard App/The iOS 11 clipboard app for everything" ["We handcrafted a daily helper called 'Dropped: Drag & Drop Clipboard'. With Dropped users can save all things for later by drag & drop (or even copy & paste). It works just as easy as the shelf in your living room or as you know it from a desktop computer."] 2peaches 1:07 PM
  • "STM Cable Wrap keeps you from getting too wrapped up in your work" Apple World Today 7:36 AM
  • "Case-Mate iPhone X cases are in stock and ready to ship" iDownload Blog 6:59 AM
  • "Sellers are advertising full face masks as 'anti iPhone X identity theft' accessories" Mashable 6:52 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft will add more privacy alerts to Fall Creators Update" PC & Tech Authority 9:00 AM
  • "Windows 10 Mobile Build 15245 now available for Insiders in the Slow Ring" MSPoweruser 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft appoints new head for Taiwan branch" DigiTimes 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft is supporting Google's Progressive Web Apps platform and that's great news for everyone" Windows Central 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft to once again celebrate developers with Windows Developer Day on October 10" OnMSFT 8:56 AM
  • "Microsoft: chatbots need a redefinition" Campaign 8:54 AM
  • "IBM: Consumers want better mobile video experiences on account of growth" Neowin 8:50 AM
  • "Spotify, Heineken and IBM on the challenge of marrying data and creativity" Campaign Live 8:49 AM
  • "HP launches new pocket photo printer Sprocket for smartphones at Rs 8,999" Business Today 8:45 AM
  • "HP launches new global partner training program" ITP Technology 8:45 AM
  • "HP exploits firmware update to make its printers reject third-party ink" TechRadar UK 8:44 AM
  • "HP re-releases third-party ink cartridge lock-out firmware" bit-tech 8:44 AM
  • "HP Blocking 3rd Party Cartridges : Oops We are Doing it Again!" Guru3D 8:44 AM
  • "Windows-based Dell Visor headset kicks off US and UK pre-orders at $350 and up" Pocketnow 8:42 AM
  • "Dell Visor mixed reality headset is available to pre-order, ships October 17" TechRadar UK 8:42 AM
  • "Dell Unveils VR-Ready Precision 5720 All-in-One Desktop In India" Techtree 8:41 AM
  • "An AMD Threadripper X399 Motherboard Overview: A Quick Look at Seven Products" AnandTech 8:37 AM
  • "Performance benchmarks show AMD's Raven Ridge steamrolling 7th Gen APUs" PCGamesN 8:36 AM
  • "Oracle preps autonomous database at OpenWorld, aims to cut labor, admin time" ZDNet 11:44 AM
  • "Oracle's cloud revenues rising 51% a year as company readies cloud database service" Capacity Media 8:34 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Now that Apple has unveiled iPhone X, should you dump the stock?" [Video Report] Business Insider 11:00 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow and S&P 500 closes out week at all-time highs: Investors shake off latest North Korea missile test" MarketWatch 5:37 PM
  • "Stocks Shake Off North Korea and London to Stay in Record Territory: Stocks are higher even as geopolitical worries spike. Here's where stocks are trading shortly before Friday's close." TheStreet 5:37 PM
  • "S&P 500 tops 2,500 mark as tech and bank stocks climb" Associated Press 5:37 PM
  • "Dow Posts Biggest Weekly Gain of 2017: Stocks returned to record territory this week, with the S&P 500, Dow industrials and Nasdaq Composite notching fresh closing highs" [Paid Membership Required] 5:37 PM
  • "Asian stocks mostly retreat after North Korea's latest missile test: Nikkei is the exception, rising slightly despite gains by yen" MarketWatch 8:32 AM
  • "European stocks book losses, led lower by U.K. equities as pound leaps: European stocks finished with modest losses Friday, led by a sharp drop in U.K. stocks that followed signs that the Bank of England is getting ready to hike interest rates soon." MarketWatch 11:26 AM

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