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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?

  • "Government working to fast-track planning process following Apple saga: The Government is aiming to re-classify data centres as pieces of 'strategic infrastructure'" News Talk 8:47 AM
  • "Apple's Latest Financials Show That iPhone Sales Are Up" UberGizmo 8:46 AM
  • "iPhone X may feel the screen burn-in too, Apple says" CNET 12:29 PM
  • "Irish PM says future of $1 billion Apple data center uncertain"  Reuters 11/4
  • "Tim Cook Says iPhone X Costs Less Than A Coffee A Day, Attends Launch At Palo Alto Apple Store" Redmond Pie 11/4
  • "Apple's Tim Cook: If we unveiled iPhone X after iPhone 8, people would have said, 'You hosed me.'" CNBC 11/4
  • "Qualcomm brings fresh lawsuit against Apple" domain-b 11/4
  • "Qualcomm Sues Apple For Allegedly Giving Intel 'Unprecedented Access' To Proprietary Chip Tech" Tech Times 11/4
  • "Apple warns of iPhone X OLED burn-in" SlashGear 11/4
  • "Why Analysts Are Chasing Apple Even Higher" 24/7 Wall St. 11/4
  • "How to Open Zip Files on Mac OS" OS X Daily 5:58 PM
  • "Restoring an older Mac. Tougher than you think." iMore 11/4
  • "macOS High Sierra: How To Configure Advanced Content Caching" The Mac Observer 11/3
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Mac Downloads Folder" MacMost 11/3
  • "3 Backups and 2 Die in the Same Week" Macdrifter 11/4
Press Releases
  • "New 'Shape' by Bricsys Takes Aim at Trimble SketchUp" Architosh 5:53 PM
  • "Upgrade Complete | Citadel: Forged With Fire Base Building Update" Blue Isle Studios 11/3
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone X stress test: Watch an iPhone X get hit with a hammer and stabbed with a knife" BGR 3:04 PM
  • "No, siblings aren't 'fooling' Face ID — they're training it" iMore 10:00 AM
  • "New Apple Watch Activity Challenge for Veterans Day, earn special iMessage sticker" 9to5Mac 10:00 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Fortune names Steve Jobs 'CEO of the decade'" Cult of Mac 8:50 AM
  • "Not got an iPhone X yet? Try visiting an Apple Store" TechRadar UK 8:49 AM
  • "A former Windows phone diehard's experience switching to iPhone 8 Plus" Windows Central 8:49 AM
  • "Shares of 'arrested' Saudi billionaire's company dive" AFP 3:05 PM
  • "Billionaire prince with stakes in Twitter, Apple among those arrested in Saudi sweep" The Hindu 10:01 AM
  • "Billionaire Saudi prince with Twitter, Apple, Canary Wharf and London Savoy investments detained in anti-corruption crackdown" City AM 8:46 AM
  • "Samsung has a dig at iPhone with new 'Growing Up' ad" Neowin 5:54 PM
  • "Initial iPhone 8 And X Orders Outselling The iPhone 6" Forbes 11/4
  • "Apple Watch Bug Causing Restarts When Asking Siri About the Weather" MacRumors 11/4
  • "Apple just made it easy for iPhone X buyers to check in-store availability online" BGR 11/4
  • "Someone threw an iPhone X in the air to see if a new case would stop it smashing" Metro UK 11/4
  • "A man was able to use Face ID to unlock his brother's new iPhone X" Quartz 11/4
  • "iPhone X Dunked In River, Scratch, Burn, And Bend Tested [Videos] Redmond Pie 11/4
  • "Scalpers reselling the iPhone X outside of Apple Stores: Photos" Business Insider 11/3
  • "IPhone X crowds prove it's a must-have for Apple fans" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 11/3
  • "A new iPhone? Look who's first in line! Standing at the front of the queue is a time-honored art" Bay Area News Group [Free Registration Required] 11/3
  • "As iPhone X raises the bar and price of smartphones, some consumers opt to switch to 'dumbphones'" CNBC 11/3
  • "Apple's record services revenue suggests growth in Apple Pay, Apple Music" TechCrunch 11/3
  • "Munster Sees Apple X as an Issue of Supply, Not Demand" Bloomberg Video 11/3
  • "iPhone X arriving in stores around the world" Apple 11/3
  • "Reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers" 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "iPhone X launch draws an enthusiastic line all day at Union Square, San Francisco"  AppleInsider 11/3
  • "iPhone X launch: Apple turns away walk-up buyers in Seattle, tells customers to order online" GeekWire 11/3
  • "Apple fans line up for iPhone X from Singapore to Palo Alto in first-day buying frenzy" VentureBeat 11/3
  • "Apple's iPhone X released in Chicago" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 11/3
  • "Huge lines form early in Tampa as iPhone X goes on sale" Tampa Bay Times 11/3
  • "iPhone Xs Are Already Being Bought and Sold on Streets of Hong Kong" Bloomberg 11/3
  • "iPhone X: New Apple smartphone goes on sale, people queue for days: Photos" Business Insider 11/3
  • "Apple's iPhone X launches worldwide — in pictures" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "Apple Celebrates iPhone X Launch Day as Sales and Deliveries Begin Around the World" MacRumors 11/3
  • "Apple fans form long lines for iPhone X release" CNBC Videos 11/3
  • "Apple's new iPhone X makes global debut" CNBC Videos 11/3
  • "People stood outside the Apple store to resell their brand new iPhone X within minutes" Mashable 11/3
  • "Are people buying the iPhone X just to sell it?" [Video Report] USA Today 11/3
  • "iPhone X launch day Apple Store queues drastically different from iPhone 8" 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "Over 300 iPhone X models stolen from San Francisco Apple Store" CNET 11/3
  • "Hundreds of iPhone X Stolen from UPS Truck: 313 handsets were grabbed worth over $370,000." PC Magazine 11/3
  • "After report that Apple will drop Qualcomm chips, Qualcomm files a breach-of-contract lawsuit" Foss Patents 11/3
  • "Qualcomm sues Apple again, accuses it of sharing intel with, er, Intel: Chipmaker claims firm gave Intel access to key information about its technologies" The Inquirer 11/3
  • "X Marks The Clot: The £999 Apple iPhone Xs are already breaking as clumsy users share pics of their shattered phones less than 24 hours after going on sale" The Sun 11/3
  • "Behold: The first smashed iPhone X" BGR 11/3
  • "Apple Says 'Face With Tears of Joy' is Most Popular Emoji in United States Among English Speakers" MacRumors 11/3
Non-Apple News
  • "Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership" Reuters 9:05 PM
  • "Xiaomi passes its smartphone shipment target for 2017" ZDNet 7:34 PM
  • "Sprint, T-Mobile US's on-again off-again merger talks are now off" The Register 9:07 PM
  • "T-Mobile is ending merger talks with Sprint" Axios 11/4
  • "T-Mobile and Sprint end merger talks, saying they were 'unable to find mutually agreeable terms'" GeekWire 11/4
  • "Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold more than $1 billion worth of stock this week" The Verge 11/3
  • "StarCraft II will be free to play starting November 14" TechCrunch 11/3
  • "Broadcom could make offer for Apple foe Qualcomm this weekend" AppleInsider 11/3
  • "Chipmaker Broadcom plans unsolicited bid for Qualcomm: source" Reuters 11/3
  • "Broadcom plans unsolicited $90B bid for Qualcomm" FOXBusiness 11/3
  • "How OnePlus became a force to be reckoned with in the mobile world" Mashable 11/3
  • "US Court sides with Google against Canadian de-indexing order" ZDNet 11/3
  • "Google Docs lockout: Sorry, we were just trying to protect you from malware/Google says no humans at Google actually look at your files in Docs and Drive." ZDNet 11/3
  • "CNN is launching a subscription tier, the era of free stuff on the internet is officially over" Mashable 11/3
  • "EFF destroys the podcasting patent, one last time" Ars Technica 11/3
  • "CNET UK podcast 531: iPhone X is here and food and science unite" CNET 5:58 PM
  • "The Tech.pinions Podcast: Thoughts on Using the iPhone X" Tech.pinions 11/4
  • "#47: Super Mario Odyssey Review" Relay FM 11/3
  • "Apple 2017 Q4 Earnings, iPhone X Production -TMO Daily Observations 2017-11-03" The Mac Observer 11/3
  • "AppleInsider podcast reviews Apple's iPhone X with Face ID" AppleInsider 11/3
  • "Playing with the iPhone X on The Vergecast" The Verge 11/3
  • "iPhone X: The good, the bad, the ugly, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 11/3
  • "Equity podcast: Apple and Tesla report earnings, and IPOs are back" TechCrunch 11/3
  • "Happy Hour Podcast 145 | iPhone X hype, HomePod SiriKit, and tvOS 11.2 features" 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "Apple Watches were crashing when asked about the weather" Engadget 5:58 PM
  • "You Can Now Check iPhone X Availability at Apple Stores With Limited Same Day In-Store Pickup" MacRumors 11/4
  • "Face ID Appears to Fail at Telling Apart Brothers Who Aren't Twins in New Video" MacRumors 11/4
  • "Does iOS 11.1 Fix Battery Life Drain Issues Of Initial iOS 11.0.x Releases?" Redmond Pie 11/4
  • "iPhone X secrets revealed: The phone has two batteries and two logic boards" BGR 11/3
  • "iPhone X teardown puts a spotlight on crazy small motherboard, two-cell battery, decent repairability" Pocketnow 11/3
  • "The iPhone X Has the Weirdest Battery We've Ever Seen" PC Magazine 11/3
  • "What Apple Won't Tell You About iPhone X Apps: Many apps need to be updated to look good, or even to work at all, on the iPhone X." PC Magazine 11/3
  • "Here's why some apps will look bad on the iPhone X" Mashable 11/3
  • "Tablet Market Declines 5.4% in Third Quarter Despite 4 of Top 5 Vendors Showing Positive Year-over-Year Growth, According to IDC" ["Although Apple still enjoys a substantial premium over competitors, the lower-priced iPad has helped it to cement the first-place position. The latest version of iOS has helped make iPads a more serious PC competitor than ever before but the need for legacy apps (especially in the commercial segment) and strong value offerings from other PC and mobile vendors has prevented iPads from becoming the primary computing device for the masses."] Business Wire 11/3
  • "Is Apple Ditching Qualcomm Components Next Year?" Market Realist 11/3
  • "Here Are the Suppliers Powering the iPhone X" Bloomberg 11/3
  • "Apple Releases iOS 11.2 Beta 2 for iPhone X" MacRumors 11/3
  • "Download iOS 11.2 Beta 2 IPSW Links And OTA For iPhone X" Redmond Pie 11/3
  • "Apple patent is for 'drop countermeasures' for electronic devices" Apple World Today 11/3
  • "Apple: Display 'burn-in' could also affect iPhone X" Mashable 5:58 PM
  • "How to fix the annoying ! [?] text bug on iPhone and iPad" iMore 11/4
  • "Apple says color and hue shifting, OLED burn-in expected on iPhone X" 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "Apple Says Minor Screen Burn-In and Shifts in Color When Looking at iPhone X Off-Angle Are Normal" MacRumors 11/3
  • "Apple warns of possible screen burn-in on new iPhone X" Neowin 11/3
  • "Getting iPhone X Activation 'Could Not Activate iPhone' Error? You're Not Alone" Redmond Pie 11/3
  • "Can't activate your iPhone X? Here's why" iMore 11/3
  • "Some New iPhone X Owners Facing Activation Issues" MacRumors 11/3
  • "'i' spy an iOS 11 bug: Erroneous Unicode character being displayed in Messages" AppleInsider 11/3
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/3
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/3
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/3

  • "A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping" TechCrunch 11/4
  • "First impressions of Apple's iPhone X: Does the iPhone X warrant all the hype, long lines, and expensive price tag? It's too early to say, but it's off to a strong start." ZDNet 11/3
  • "iPhone X review: The future takes getting used to" CNNMoney 11/3
  • "iPhone X: Some Early Impressions – Om Malik" Om Malik 11/3
  • "iPhone X first impressions: Apple's best by far" Cult of Mac 11/3
  • "I Hate How Much I Love the iPhone X" Gizmodo 11/3
  • "Review Apple iPhone X is no slam dunk" Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "iPhone X review: Early adopting the future/The most expensive iPhone ever is Apple's proposal for the future of mobile." Ars Technica 11/3
  • "iPhone X review: hands-on/Find out whether the iPhone X is the phone you always wanted or not in our hands-on review of Apple's new handset." Macworld UK 11/3
  • "iPhone X review: Finally, the rebooted iPhone we've been waiting for" TechRadar UK 11/3
  • "iPhone X: My Week With the Future of the iPhone" Tech.pinions 11/3
  • "Apple iPhone X review/iPhone X: The best iPhone challenges you to think different" CNET 11/3
  • "iPhone X review: If any phone is worth £1,000, this is it" Telegraph 11/3
  • "iPhone X Review: All Up In Your Face ID" Wired 11/3
  • "Beating the iPhone X Face ID Is Hard. We Know, Because We Tried" Wired 11/3
  • "I spent five minutes with the iPhone X – here's my review" BGR 11/3
  • "iPhone X: Unboxing + comparison photos" iLounge 11/3
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Apple Releases iOS 11.2 Beta for iPhone X" iClarified 11/3
  • "How to Get a Virtual Home Button on iPhone X in 3 Simple Steps" iPhone Hacks 5:54 PM
  • "How to Make Your Own Animoji Karaoke Videos with iPhone X" iPhone Hacks 12:31 PM
  • "How To Quickly Switch Between Apps On iPhone X Without App Switcher" Redmond Pie 8:43 AM
  • "How to save all your data before updating your iOS" Mashable 8:36 AM
  • "How to customize the Notes app on iPhone and iPad" iMore 11/4
  • "How to install Homebrew on macOS" ModMy 11/4
  • "How to find and cancel your app subscriptions in iOS" Mashable 11/4
  • "How to screenshot iPhone X" iMore 11/3
  • "How to navigate the Home button-less iPhone X using gestures¬†[Video] 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "iPhone X: How to Make Animoji Karaoke" Apple Must 11/3
  • "How to View the Current iPhone X Battery Percentage" AppAdvice 11/3
  • "How to Use Do Not Disturb While Driving on iPhone" OS X Daily 11/3
  • "iPhone X: How to Send Your First Animoji" Apple Must 11/3
  • "How To Hide Notification Content On A Locked iPhone Like The iPhone X" AddictiveTips 11/3
  • "How to pair an existing Apple Watch with a new iPhone" iDownload Blog 11/3
  • "How to unlock the iPhone X with Face ID and how to send Animojis" Digital Trends 11/3
  • "Beginner's guide: How to set up and start using your new iPhone" iMore 11/3
  • "How to fast charge your iPhone X" The Verge 11/3
  • "iPhone X: Learn all the new touch gestures and commands" Macworld 11/3
  • "Got an iPhone X? Do these 10 things first! Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone X, read this setup guide." Macworld 11/3
  • "Teardown: Inside the iPhone X"  iFixit 11/3
  • "iPhone X Teardown Unearths L-Shaped 2716 mAh Battery, Stacked Logic, Average Reparability" HotHardware 11/3
  • "Apple's tips on how to avoid 'burn-in' on iPhone X OLED screen" Business Insider 7:34 PM
  • "Before you blow $75 on an Apple fast charger, check this trick out" Digital Trends 3:44 PM
  • "Trouble accepting a Family Sharing invitation? Here's a workaround" iMore 3:04 PM
  • "Here are Apple's tips for avoiding 'burn-in' on the iPhone X's screen" Business Insider 8:48 AM
  • "Master your new iPhone with these helpful iPhone X tips and tricks" Digital Trends 11/4
  • "iPhone X tips: Miss the home button? Here's how to add a virtual one" AppleInsider 11/4
  • "15 New Tricks You Need to Learn with iPhone X" iPhone Hacks 11/3
  • "Making YouTube Safer for Children" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/3
  • "PSA: There's No iOS 11.2 Beta for iPhone X, so Beta Testers Can't Restore From Backup" MacRumors 11/3
  • "Everything you need to know about charging your iPhone X or iPhone 8" ZDNet 11/3
  • "Got an iPhone X? Here are the tips and techniques you should know to get started" AppleInsider 11/3
  • "Want To Try The Apple iPhone X Face ID Before You Buy? Here's How You Can" Forbes 11/3
  • "iPhone X Tips and Tricks You Need to Know Right Now" Lifehacker 11/3
  • "Apple sales graphs and the iPhone 7" Dr. Drang 9:07 PM
  • "Overwatch For Mac Possibly Being Developed" UberGizmo 12:31 PM
  • "8 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X" Business Insider 12:31 PM
  • "iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus: Is the camera worth the money?" CNET 8:50 AM
  • "Here's Why iPhone X Features Two-Cell Dual Batteries" Redmond Pie 8:43 AM
  • "Apple iPhone X vs LG V30: first look" phoneArena 11/4
  • "How Apple Watch laid the foundation for iPhone X" AppleInsider 11/4
  • "The big winner under the GOP tax plan is... Apple Inc." Apple 3.0 11/4
  • "A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping" TechCrunch 11/4
  • "The Mystery of Apple, Inc.'s One-Time Services Boost" The Motley Fool 11/4
  • "Help Me, Laptop: What's a Good Laptop Alternative to an iPad?" LAPTOP Magazine 11/4
  • "iPhone X undergoes torture test, shows only one flaw" CNET 11/4
  • "Wanna bet? Face ID's chances of success" Macworld 11/4
  • "The lines for the iPhone X show that best might be yet to come for Apple" Quartz 11/4
  • "Apple iPhone X Doubters Are Straight Up Dumb" TheStreet 11/4
  • "The iPhone X cracked on the first drop" CNET 11/4
  • "Buy AppleCare+ or a case for your iPhone X -- or else" CNET 11/4
  • "This GIF nails how the iPhone X could be the foundation for Apple's rumored smart glasses" Business Insider 11/4
  • "Early Adopters Unbox iPhone X and Share Overwhelmingly Positive First Impressions" MacRumors 11/3
  • "If You Thought You Could Skip (or Dismiss) the iPhone X, Think Again" The Mac Observer 11/3
  • "Animoji karaoke almost justifies the iPhone X's creepiest feature" The Verge 11/3
  • "For fanbois only? Face ID is turning punters off picking up an iPhone X: More say it's a bad idea than a good idea" The Register 11/3
  • "iPhone X: The launch that changed everything"  iMore 11/3
  • "I chose the iPhone 8 Plus instead of waiting for iPhone X and I don't regret it." iMore 11/3
  • "Apple's extremely wealthy CEO insists that the $1,000 iPhone X is affordable" BGR 11/3
  • "Tim Cook says spending $999 on the new iPhone X is like buying high-quality coffee"  CNBC 11/3
  • "Why the Long-Term Case for Apple Inc. Depends on Services Revenue: Apple earnings blew past expectations, but Apple Services is the star, not iPhone sales" InvestorPlace 11/3
  • "The significance of the iPhone X and the return of Apple Store lines" The Loop 11/3
  • "iPhone X: Why did people queue up overnight?" BBC 11/3
  • "With iPhone X, Apple reinvents the camera. Again." Cult of Mac 11/3
  • "IKEA's head of design said Apple has become 'less exciting'" ["Engman, who first joined the Swedish company in 1983, added that the Californian tech giant is failing to 'push and nudge people to behaviours in the way that they did before.' ... 'I'm not here to judge Jonathan Ive and his team at all actually,' he said. 'What they've done is truly great stuff. It's changed the world. Myself, I'm not waiting in line anymore for those things.'"]  Business Insider 11/3
  • "Screw it, I'm pronouncing it 'iPhone eX'" Mashable 11/3
  • "The 57 Most Important Numbers from Apple's Q4 2017 Earnings" Apple Must 11/3
  • "Comment: Apple's earnings report & guidance show that its three-model strategy has paid-off" 9to5Mac 11/3
  • "If Face ID is Apple's future, where will we see it next? iPhone X is the first Apple device to incorporate Face ID, but it's a solid bet that it won't be the last."  Macworld 11/3
  • "Cassandra: A Meantime Man -Apple Watch 3 GPS and Other Bangkok Notes" eXtensions 11/3
  • "Why searches for 'iPhone problems' spike near new releases" Axios 11/3
  • "How Apple's unconventional iPhone X marketing strategy will make you want one at any cost"  Macworld 11/3
  • "iPhone X: What the Analysts are Saying" Apple Must 11/3
  • "Apple's boffo Q4: What the analysts are saying" Apple 3.0 11/3
  • "How Google and Amazon are hooking kids from an early age" VentureBeat 11/4
  • "Can computers detect emotion and predict how people will react?" ZDNet 11/3
  • "Xbox One X review: A surprising amount of power in a very small box" PCWorld 11/3
  • "Xbox One X review: This is the ultimate Xbox" TechCrunch 11/3
  • "Xbox One X review: A console that keeps up with gaming PCs" Engadget 11/3
  • "The Xbox One X Is the Perfect Console for Lazy PC Gamers" Gizmodo 11/3
  • "Xbox One X Review: Unremarkably remarkable" The Next Web 11/3
  • "Xbox One X review — wait and see" VentureBeat 11/3
  • "Xbox One X review: Does the 'world's most powerful console' live up to its name?" Telegraph 11/3
  • "Xbox One X First Impressions: The 4K Era Arrives" Thurrott 11/3
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Crashbots Released For iOS & Android" prMac 5:58 PM
  • "Interesting Photo Apps Still Appearing: RNI Films for iOS" eXtensions 8:48 AM
  • "Coming November 4: Gene Steinberg meets Jeff Butts of The Mac Observer, and Adam Engst of TidBITS, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 11/4
  • "Phil Schiller Kicks In $25 Million to Boston College for Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society" The Mac Observer 11/3
  • "Best wallpaper to show off your iPhone X screen" iMore 11/3
  • "Halide 1.5: The camera app designed from scratch for iPhone X" prMac 11/3
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft to end free Windows 10 upgrades – this time for good" Gears of Biz 8:57 AM
  • "Microsoft says last free Windows 10 upgrades will end soon" SlashGear 12:32 PM
  • "Microsoft: Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Ends Dec. 31" PC Magazine 3:04 PM
  • "Intel's crazy-fast Optane SSD 900P finally hits the street" Gears of Biz 9:02 AM
  • "Yuri Milner's big investments in Twitter and Facebook have now been tied to the Russian government" Recode 3:05 PM
  • "The new world of tech: How Amazon and Google ended up inside a Microsoft database conference" GeekWire 10:01 AM
  • "Intel Pushes Into Artificial Intelligence to Boost Growth" Barron's 11/4
  • "Intel's first powerful ARM chips expected by the end of the year" MSPoweruser 11/4
  • "Qualcomm's Feud With Apple Now Ropes in Intel" Investopedia 11/4
  • "AMD Ryzen vs. Intel Coffee Lake - the rumble in the motherboard" PCGamesN 11/4
  • "Princeton University, Microsoft move US court to protect Dreamers" Business Standard 11/4
  • "Microsoft and Princeton University sue Trump administration to keep 'Dreamers' program alive" GeekWire 11/4
  • "SCO vs IBM: Never-ending Linux case springs back to life after surprise ruling" The Inquirer 11/3
  • "IBM Watson will clean enterprise data for your AI apps" IT PRO 11/3
  • "IBM ditches Bluemix branding" IT PRO 11/3
  • "IBM Advances New Account Fraud Detection With New Security Tool" eWeek 11/3
  • "Are you ready for Microsoft's Fall Creators Update?" Dallas Morning News [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "Managed Applications now available for Microsoft's Azure cloud, signaling rise of Ap/Ops" TechRepublic 11/3
  • "Microsoft: Our Azure cloud will devour all of this new wind farm's output" ZDNet 11/3
  • "Microsoft to buy power from Vattenfall's 180MW Dutch onshore wind farm" Entertainment Weekly 11/3
  • "10 Reasons Why Microsoft's New Xbox One X Console Is Literally A Game Changer" Maxim 11/3
  • "HP has designed NASA a zero gravity printer for SpaceX to send to the ISS" The Inquirer 11/3
  • "The ISS is getting a long, long overdue printer upgrade" Engadget 11/3
  • "Surface Book 2 vs HP Spectre x360 2017: Tech spec comparison" Windows Central 11/3
  • "HP Spectre x360 Convertible Laptop Dazzles Up to 16 Hours" Ecostics 11/3
  • "HP launches 24-inch HP DesignJet T830 multifunction printer for architects, engineers" The Indian Express 11/3
  • "Isilon-owning Dell OEMs Isilon rival Elastifile's flash 'n' trash NAS" The Register 11/3
  • "IoT Company Discloses Upcoming Gemini Lake SKUs: Two Pentiums, Four Celerons" AnandTech 11/3
  • "Going for Sleek: ASUS Vivo V241IC 23.8-inch All-in-One PC Released" AnandTech 11/3
  • "Asus ROG G703 laptop with 17.3-inch 144Hz display unleashed" Hexus 11/3
  • "Qualcomm sues Apple again, accuses it of sharing intel with, er, Intel" The Inquirer 11/3
  • "XFX tease AMD RX Vega design, but no launch date for patient customers" PCGamersN 11/3
  • "AMD rumoured to double core count on Epyc chip" Tech Central 11/3
  • "AMD Announces Its First November 2017 Release - Radeon Crimson 17.11.1" Softpedia 11/3
  • "Clover Infotech showcases Oracle's AI-powered intelligent bots for enterprises" AniNews 11/3
  • "Cisco brings AI to conferencing with Spark Assistant" IT PRO 11/3
  • "Fabric maths: Pure + Cisco = end-to-end NVMe" The Register 11/3
  • "Analyst reactions: Broadcom-Qualcomm would send ripples through sector" Seeking Alpha 11/3
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Apple News
  • "Why Billionaire Warren Buffett Made the Right Play on Apple: While billionaire investor Warren Buffett has always stayed away from investing in tech companies, he made his first foray into Apple last year and the company's third quarter earnings beat forecasts and proved the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway right." TheStreet 11/3
  • "Analyst Mendez Says Apple's Forecast May Be Conservative" Bloomberg 11/3
  • "Apple firmly on course for $1 trillion valuation: analysts" Reuters 11/3
  • "Apple crosses $900 billion. Next stop: $1 trillion? Apple's market value on Friday briefly topped $900 billion for the first time." CNNMoney 11/3
  • "Apple's market cap comes up just short of $900 billion at the open" MarketWatch 11/3
  • "Apple is $20 a share away from being the first $1 trillion company" Business Insider 11/3
  • "With iPhone X Demand 'Off the Charts', What About Apple's Own Chart?" RealMoney 11/3
  • "iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are hits as Apple sells 46.7 million smartphones in Q4" Ars Technica 11/3
  • "Apple shares hit record as iPhone X launches" BBC 11/3
  • "Apple sells 47 million iPhones to achieve record-breaking quarterly results" Digital Trends 11/3
  • "One of the biggest beneficiaries to GOP's tax reform could be Apple" CNBC 11/3
  • "As Apple's cash hoard grows to $268 billion, Republican tax plan would make it cheaper to return funds to US" AppleInsider 11/3
  • "Frankfurt-listed Apple shares up four percent on third-quarter, iPhone X prospects" Reuters 11/3
  • "Apple hauls in $52.6bn in Q4, iPhone, iPad and Mac sales all up" The Register 11/3
  • "Analysts are bullish about Apple's strong Q4 earnings" Business Insider 11/3
  • "Apple optimism boosts European suppliers" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "Sorry Starbucks, but Apple Will Destroy You in Race to $1 Trillion Valuation" TheStreet 11/3
  • "If You Had Invested Right After Apple's IPO" Investopedia 11/3
Industry News
  • "Stocks end at records as Apple results cap strong week of earnings: October jobs report comes in below forecasts, but ISM strong" MarketWatch 11/3
  • "Apple Rally Drives Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq to New Records: Apple carries the Dow Jones Industrial Average and broader markets to records to close out the week." TheStreet 11/3
  • "Stocks end at records as Apple results cap strong week of earnings" Dow Jones Newswires 11/3
  • "Apple Results, Jobs Report Buoy Stocks: Friday's rise helps all three major U.S. indexes notch gains in a data-heavy week" [Paid Membership Required] 11/3
  • "Australia stocks near 10-year high as Asia-Pacific markets stay largely flat: Asia-Pacific equities struggled for direction Friday, following a lack of movement in most U.S. stocks overnight, as investors seek new drivers after an October to remember." MarketWatch 11/3
  • "European stocks look for weekly win as German, U.K. shares aim for records: European stocks clung to modest gains Friday, with German and British blue chips trading a record highs, but a clutch of corporate earnings reports and developments limited the gain for the region's benchmark." MarketWatch 11/3

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