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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?

  • "How devs updated their apps for the iPhone X's screen—and the notch: iPhone app and game devs assess the iPhone X and share experiences with it." Ars Technica 9:25 AM
  • "Apple and Ireland's relationship starting to fray: Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar appeared to blame Apple for delays in the collection of about 13 billion euros ($19.6 billion Canadian) in back taxes Ireland has been ordered to gather from the company."  Bloomberg 10:32 AM
  • "How a Smaller Government Made the iPhone Possible: Ten years and 11 generations later, Apple's invention demonstrates the power of free markets" The Epoch Times 11:24 AM
  • "Apple's 6.5-Inch 'iPhone XIs Plus' To Be a Boon to OLED, Says Jefferies: By 2020, the world may be lining up to buy an 'iPhone XIs Plus,' speculates Chul"  Barron's 11/24
  • "Is it time for Apple in the enterprise? As the news that General Electric, one of America's biggest companies has standardized its mobile computing platform on iOS, is it time to consider Apple's other offerings for the enterprise?"  Tech Wire Asia 11/24
  • "Why Apple's HomePod is three years behind Amazon's Echo" Bloomberg 11/24
  • "Apple: Firing On All Cylinders, To A Trillion And Beyond"  Seeking Alpha 11/23
  • "Apple offices raided ahead of launch of iPhone X in South Korea" [" has learned that investigators visited Apple's HQ earlier this week to ask questions about its business practices ahead of the launch of the smartphone tomorrow."]  Metro UK 11/23
  • "Apple's South Korean offices raided by authorities ahead of regional iPhone X launch" AppleInsider 11/23
  • "Apple offices in South Korea raided once again" BGR 11/23
  • "Apple Reportedly Reveals Research on Autonomous Cars" Zacks 11/23
  • "Philip Hammond just declared war on tech firms like Amazon and Apple that avoid UK tax"  Business Insider UK 11/23
  • "Apple will feel effects of U.K. tax avoidance crackdown" Cult of Mac 11/23
  • "Google puts a little of Apple's Swift in its future OS: The never-ending Apple/Google story takes a new turn on claims the Android maker wants to put a little Apple inside its new OS, albeit the Open Source Swift language." Computerworld 11/24
  • "US-Cert warning over vulnerabilities found in MacOS and iOS" V3 11/22
  • "From the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Tour De France to the Norwegian Elections: Using Final Cut Pro X in a High Pressure, Fast Turnaround Environment" 11/22
  • "Google borrows Apple's programming language for mysterious Fuchsia OS" Digital Trends 11/22
  • "Some terminal applications are causing freezes on macOS High Sierra" ModMy 11/24
  • "What to do if your Mac sound is not working: If the sound has stopped working on your Mac, the volume controls are greyed out, or there is a red light beside the headphone jack, here's what to do." Macworld UK 11/22
  • "Why photo counts might differ between Photos in iOS, macOS, and" Macworld 11/24
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Mac Cursor" MacMost 11/24
  • "How to get your VR app started with Unreal Engine on macOS" iMore 11/23
  • "Last thoughts on modifier keys" Dr. Drang 11/23
  • "How to Speed Up Mail on your Mac Using Automator" iMore 11/23
  • "Understanding Video Resolutions" MacMost 11/23
  • "How to Use Touch ID to Authenticate sudo on Mac OS" OS X Daily 11/22
  • "Cropping Photos With Mac Preview: Q. How do you crop an image in the Mac Preview program? I don't see a cropping icon in the tool bar. Or do I need another program?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 11/22
  • "How to upgrade a drive with High Sierra and APFS" Macworld 11/22
  • "How to Paste Plain Text and Strip Formatting in Notes for macOS" iDrop News 11/22
  • "How to speed up iOS upgrades... with your Mac!" Apple Must 11/22
  • "10 macOS High Sierra Productivity Features You Should Know About" MakeUseOf 11/22
  • "eXtensions -The Wednesday File: Macphun Luminar 2018 for the Desktop and RAW Power for iOS from Gentlemen Coders" eXtensions 11/22
Press Releases
  • "Pillars of Eternity 2 has a new trailer and is coming to Mac" Mac Gamer HQ 11/24
  • "iA Writer's new duospaced font is great for drafts, and it's free" The Next Web 11/24
  • "Firefox will soon flag sites that have been hacked" Engadget 11/23
  • "Vectorworks 2018—Now Available in Spanish" Architosh 11/22
  • "Vivaldi Web Browser 1.13 for Power Users Gains New Multi-Tab Management Features" MacRumors 11/22
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "iPhone X Supply Quickly Catching Up To Demand" Forbes 11/24
  • "Sorry Samsung, Apple's iPhone is the most popular phone in the UK: The iPhone 7 was the bestselling smartphone in the UK during the third quarter of 2017" Alphr 11/24
  • "First Look: An Australian Design Debut at Melbourne's New Apple Store/The iPhone maker's new retail fit-out is being rolled out around the world. It features dramatic pivot doors, a 'grove' of genius trees and in Chadstone's case triple the floor space of its predecessor." Broadsheet Melbourne 11/24
  • "As promised, iPhone X now on sale in 13 more countries" 9to5Mac 11/24
  • "Classroom catch-22: Schools can't buy iPads/Tablet ban is case of government unable to get out of its own way" Crain's New York Business 11/24
  • "Crazy realistic Steve Jobs action figure lets you stage your own Stevenotes" Cult of Mac 11/24
  • "Apple supplier stops students' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory"  CNBC 11/23
  • "Foxconn says it ended interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory" iDownload Blog 11/23
  • "Apple: We can promote freedom of expression in China as we block VPN apps" SiliconBeat 11/23
  • "Do AirPods kill intimacy? No way, says Apple's holiday ad" Digital Trends 11/23
  • "John McDonnell says 'that's why we have iPads' after failing to explain Labour's borrowing plans" Business Insider 11/23
  • "Foxconn says student overtime on iPhone X was voluntary but broke its own rules: Interns were 'compensated appropriately' but factory involved breached policy that they can't work more than 40 hours per week, according to manufacturer"  South China Morning Post 11/22
  • "Foxconn stops illegal overtime by school-age interns" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/22
  • "Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant" Reuters 11/22
  • "Why Apple and Ireland Are Finally Starting to Fall Out of Love" ["Up until about 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday, it was impossible to place a cigarette paper between Ireland's hip young prime minister Leo Varadkar and Apple Inc.'s Tim Cook, as they united to fight Europe's contention that the government had granted the iPhone maker a sweetheart tax deal."]  Bloomberg 11/22
  • "Technology helps blind students 'see' campus tour: As Nick Cantos slid on a sleek pair of glasses, a voice spoke out to him through his iPhone." Washington Post 11/22
  • "Apple drops hundreds of VPN apps at Beijing's request" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 11/22
  • "Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores" BBC 11/22
  • "Apple: Sure, we banned VPN iOS apps in China, but, um, er, art! iGiant didn't want to aid censorship, but $10bn in revenue is $10bn in revenue" The Register 11/22
  • "iPhone X pre-orders exceed 300,000 in Korea" ZDNet 11/22
  • "iPhone X Israel sales begin Wed evening" Globes 11/22
  • "iPhone X shipment times improve to 1-2 weeks ahead of holidays" AppleInsider 11/22
  • "Apple's Thanksgiving ad is mostly about the AirPods" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "Apple's Thanksgiving ad encourages you to do wild gymnastics with your AirPods in" The Verge 11/22
  • "How to Cover Rocket Blastoffs With an iPhone" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11/22
  • "Student is duped by 'UK's cheekiest thief' who claimed to have found her iPhone before asking for passwords so she could borrow it because her own was broken'" Daily Mail (UK) 11/22
  • "Today in Apple history: iTunes enters top 10 U.S. music retailers" Cult of Mac 11/22
Non-Apple News
  • "Uber's new chief knew about hack months before the public: There were reasons for the delay, but it's still not very comforting." Engadget 8:43 PM
  • "Hackers stole information from 1.7 million Imgur accounts in 2014: The site learned of the breach on Thanksgiving" The Verge 4:59 PM
  • "Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S." Reuters 11/24
  • "Jeff Bezos' net worth surpasses 100 billion dollars: Amazon's Black Friday stock surge pushed him over" The Verge 11/24
  • "The big stores that track your every online move: Holiday shopping with Big Brother is always a bummer." Engadget 11/24
  • "As DOJ calls for 'responsible encryption,' expert asks 'responsible to whom?'" Ars Technica 11/24
  • "Net neutrality could spur the next big political movement: As the FCC tries to dismantle net neutrality rules, Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii says internet-savvy, young people could become a political force." CNET 11/24
  • "Regulators question Google over location data" CNNMoney 11/24
  • "EFF tool tells your members of Congress to fight for net neutrality" Engadget 11/24
  • "Virtual reality used during cystic fibrosis treatment" BBC 11/24
  • "Twitter shut down 45 bots allegedly linked to Russian propaganda" Business Insider 11/24
  • "Nintendo slashes prices on Switch, 3DS and Wii U games for Black Friday" BGR 11/23
  • "'Data is the new oil': F-Secure man on cartels, disinformation and IoT" The Register 11/23
  • "OnePlus: Inside its smartphone factory" BBC 11/23
  • "Parents should help their kids be media savvy" Chicago Tribune [Free Registration Required] 11/23
  • "EFF provides tool to allow you to instantly lobby Congress to protect net neutrality" 9to5Mac 11/23
  • "FCC Faces Scrutiny For Refusing To Turn Over Evidence On Net Neutrality Comments" HuffPost 11/23
  • "The US net neutrality fight affects the whole world" The Verge 11/23
  • "Early Galaxy S9 leaks show Samsung can't copy the iPhone fast enough" BGR 11/23
  • "The most expensive, in-demand phone in China right now isn't the iPhone X" Digital Trends 11/23
  • "Facebook is testing a feature to help you find people to play games with" The Next Web 11/23
  • "Thanksgiving Spectacular - The TouchArcade Show #332" Touch Arcade 11/24
  • "Why is Apple's HomePod 3 years behind the Amazon Echo? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 111)" CNET 11/24
  • "Happy Hour Podcast 148 | HomePod misses holidays and iMac Pro rumors" 9to5Mac 11/23
  • "iMore show 582: Angry Crossing: Uber Coverup" iMore 11/22
  • "Holiday Tech and Travel Tips -TMO Daily Observations 2017-11-22" The Mac Observer 11/22
  • "#169: Really Regular Nightstand/Stephen is struggling with a lot of things and makes a task management confession, but Federico broke his iPhone X, so it all comes out in the wash. Oh, and Myke is gone, so don't tell him he was right about the HomePod being delayed." Relay FM 11/22
  • "Shorter iPhone X Delivery Times Made Possible By Production Improvements, Not Weak Demand, Says KGI" Redmond Pie 9:13 PM
  • "KGI: iPhone X production improving rapidly as demand remains strong through holiday season" 9to5Mac 9:07 AM
  • "iPhone jailbreaking is pretty much over" The Next Web 11/24
  • "Two of three Cydia jailbreaking app sources have shut down" SlashGear 11/24
  • "Apple could launch new iPhone SE budget edition in 2018: It will be a cheaper alternative to the iPhone X, Apple's most expensive phone ever" London Evening Standard 11/24
  • "Remember the 'budget' iPhone SE? Apple plans an update - reports" The Register 11/23
  • "iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks Across Europe and Asia" MacRumors 11/23
  • "iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve To 1-2 Weeks In USA, Europe, UK And Other Regions" Redmond Pie 11/23
  • "Is the Apple Store down for Black Friday? Can't access the Apple Store? Apple may be updating it for Black Friday! Or it might be due to issues with the server - here's how to check the Apple Store server status." Macworld UK 11/23
  • "iPhone 8, 8 Plus Users Report Poor Mic Volume During Calls" Redmond Pie 11/22
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Our one-day shopping event is on. Today only. Get a gift card worth up to $150 with the purchase of select Apple gifts." Apple 11/24
  • "Apple's Black Friday Deals Don't Include iPhone X, Apple Watch 3" AppAdvice 11/24
  • "Apple's Black Friday deals: Not a lot of discounts, plenty of gift cards" USA Today 11/24
  • "Apple handing out gift cards for Black Friday shopping event in US" AppleInsider 11/24
  • "Apple's Black Friday deals offer up to $150 gift cards with purchases" Cult of Mac 11/24
  • "3D News: 'Black Friday' Sales Offer Steep Discounts on Mac and iOS Software" Architosh 11/24
  • "Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale" Accordance 11/24
  • "Apple Black Friday sale for 2017: $150 Apple gift card with Macs, $100 with iPad Pros, $50 with iPad Air and minis, and more" MacPrices 11/24
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/24
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/24
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 11/24
  • "Apple's Black Friday Event Begins in Australia and New Zealand With Free Gift Cards Up to $210" MacRumors 11/23
  • "Apple Black Friday 2017 deals: Price of iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, the iPod touch slashed to cheapest ever" Mirror Online UK 11/23
  • "Black Friday 2017: Best Headphone Deals from Beats to Bose" Wired 11/22

  • "Video: Everything you need to know about Apple's iMac Pro in under 6 minutes"  AppleInsider 5:42 PM
  • "Apple TV review: Apple TV is bleeding-edge streaming device that takes some getting used to" TechRadar UK 4:48 PM
  • "Apple Watch 3 review: The new Apple Watch makes the right connections" TechRadar UK 3:33 PM
  • "You could buy a MacBook. Or you could buy this laptop — and 137 lattes" Digital Trends 3:29 PM
  • "The telephoto lens on the iPhone X requires only 25% of the light required by the iPhone 7 Plus" iDownload Blog 11:18 AM
  • "iPhone X Review - Devil-May-Care Generation: The biggest iPhone overhaul in a decade is here" Softpedia 8:08 AM
  • "Review: Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE" 512 Pixels 11/24
  • "How much do ƒ2.4 and OIS improve 'telephoto' on iPhone X? Watch and see!" iMore 11/24
  • "Shure SE215 Wireless in-ear headphones review" Digital Trends 11/24
  • "Review: BenQ 27" Designer Monitor and USB-C Dock News, Mac, iPhone & iPad How To & Reviews" MacTrast 11/24
  • "Review: Chocolate Hub 2 is a perfect desk companion and an even better stocking stuffer" 9to5Mac 11/24
  • "Yamaha's MX88 synth turns your iPhone into a real instrument: Yamaha sort of changed my mind about computers on stage." Engadget 11/24
  • "Best Consumer Hard Drives: Holiday 2017" AnandTech 11/24
  • "Portrait Mode: iPhone X vs. Pixel 2 XL vs. DSLR" iMore 11/23
  • "The Razer Phone Is So Much Smoother Than The iPhone X" ["'s a slo-mo video of me scrolling through webpages on the Razer Phone, iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Notice that when compared to the Razer Phone, the animation on the iPhone X and Note 8 are noticeably choppy."] Forbes 11/23
  • "Review: KEF Q300 Bookshelf Speakers" iLounge 11/23
  • "Apple iPhone X vs Google Pixel 2 XL" phoneArena 11/22
  • "Review: Google's Pixel Buds have significant flaws, but I love them anyway" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Review: Nuheara IQbuds True Wireless In-Ear Headphones" iLounge 11/22
  • "Review: Optima NuForce HEM Dynamic In-Ear Headphones" iLounge 11/22
  • "Bowers & Wilkins PX wireless noise-cancelling headphones review: They demand a small sacrifice for silence" TechHive 11/22
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "'Cally's Caves 4' Review - Out of the Caves, Into the Fire" Touch Arcade 11/24
  • "Will Gadd opens the doors of ice climbing with his new app, 'Ice and Mixed'" Digital Trends 11/23
  • "Ulysses 12.1 Brings iPhone X Optimizations" MacStories 11/23
  • "How To Add Wireless Charging To AirPods Case Right Now [DIY Hack] Redmond Pie 5:04 PM
  • "Beginner's guide: How to set up and start using your new iPhone/If you just got your first iPhone, Welcome to the Apple ecosystem. We're here to help!" iMore 1:27 PM
  • "How to find iTunes lyrics on Mac, iPhone, PC & Android" Apple Must 10:10 AM
  • "How to Switch Between Apps Faster on iPhone X" iPhone Hacks 11/23
  • "iOS 11: Dismiss Notifications Another Way With 3D Touch" The Mac Observer 11/22
  • "How to Access App Switcher Faster on iPhone X" iPhone Hacks 11/22
  • "How to Check the Hidden Battery Percentage on iPhone X" iPhone Hacks 11/22
  • "Blocking iPhone Phone Calls and Messages" MacMost 11/22
  • "How to make it easier to use Control Center and Notifications on iPhone X" iDownload Blog 11/22
  • "AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it" Macworld 11/22
  • "Surviving Thanksgiving: iPhone-connected fitness accessories to burn off calories" AppleInsider 6:00 PM
  • "Meet your new Mac: Learn the basic anatomy of your Mac." iMore 9:59 AM
  • "Ways to Stop Facebook From Eating Your Battery: Q. I checked the battery usage setting on my phone and saw that Facebook was taking up a huge amount of energy. What is that app doing to suck up all that juice, and is there a way to limit it?" New York Times [Free Registration Required] 11/24
  • "20 Apple Watch Tips to Help You Work and Play Better" Entrepreneur 11/24
  • "Black Friday and Cyber Monday: top tips" BBC 11/24
  • "iOS 11: 2 hard to find Control Center tricks you'll use" Apple Must 11/23
  • "iOS 11: Where to Find iPhone Ringtones Besides iTunes" The Mac Observer 11/22
  • "How to shop at the Apple Certified Refurbished store online and save money: Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead." Macworld 11/22
  • "Apple could spend up to $4.2 billion on original content by 2022" iDownload Blog 7:59 AM
  • "A big complaint: The iPhone X's major flaw"  Macworld 6:47 AM
  • "Why I'm still hooked on my MP3 player" Mashable 11/24
  • "Smart Home Diary: The true test of a technology's value is to live without it for a while" 9to5Mac 11/24
  • "iPhone X Plus and iPhone X SE Get Rendered, Could be Released Next Year" TechEBlog 11/23
  • "6 failed Apple products that were actually awesome" Cult of Mac 11/23
  • "Why Apple's next laptop should run iOS"  Macworld 11/23
  • "All the X-tras: The iPhone X doesn't have everything" Macworld 11/23
  • "Why this reporter returned his iPhone X" Apple 3.0 11/23
  • "Caution! These Black Friday 'Deals' May Be Bad for Your Security" Intego 11/22
  • "Intel, AMD, and the future of Mac processors" iMore 11/22
  • "Apple might finally update its forgotten iPhone next year" BGR 11/22
  • "Apple's Beats supports Kaepernick in pulsating new ad/Commentary: Serena Williams, Neymar, Kris Wu and Michael K. Williams star in the ad that suggests you should listen to no one but yourself." CNET 11/22
  • "Apple And Streaming Video: The Problem Of Supply" Seeking Alpha 11/22
  • "Apple's newest acquisition might be critical for the iPhone's AR future" BGR 11/22
  • "Government Didn't Save Us From Apple's iPhone 'Monopoly'" Mises Institute 11/22
  • "Comment: Musing on what HomePod might have been – and might yet become" 9to5Mac 11/22
  • "Why This Apple Inc. 6.1-Inch iPhone Rumor Makes a Lot of Sense" The Motley Fool 11/22
  • "Samsung's Apple-bashing ad gets weird Motorola sequel/Commentary: After Samsung slams the last 10 years of the iPhone, Motorola decides to, well, join the conversation." CNET 1:32 PM
  • "AI is the next phase of human evolution" The Next Web 11/24
  • "EA Is Now Ironically Stuck With $60 'Battlefront 2' And No Good Way To Re-Monetize It"  Forbes 11/24
  • "Commentary: 'We don't need net neutrality, we have a free market,' and other lies"  GeekWire 11/23
  • "Does Next-Gen TV spell doom for over-the-air DVR?" TechHive 11/23
  • "Should Our Love Affair With Digital Really be Over?" Tech.pinions 11/22
  • "This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality: The FCC has a lot of faith in Comcast, Verizon, AT&T and other ISPs." Engadget 11/22
  • "Net neutrality repeal means your internet may never be the same" CNET 11/22
  • "Here's how to contact your reps in support of net neutrality" Mashable 11/22
  • "The proposal to do away with net neutrality is worse than you think" Mashable 11/22
  • "Senator Schatz on net neutrality: 'This has to be a real political movement'" TechCrunch 11/22
  • "Net Neutrality will die, so let's take the profit out of killing it." ["How bad it will actually be is anyone's guess, but we're likely to not notice very much initially. It's only later when we're all mainly worrying about Justin Bieber marrying Selena Gomez that the ISPs will first raise Hulu's bill and then ours. It's just a dollar per month, they'll say. But do the math and for residential service alone that's $1.5 billion per year in pure profit just from consumers, with as much or more also taken from video streamers and the like. We are being depended upon to act like sheep — Internet browsing sheep, if such exist — and without a plan that's exactly what we'll be."]  I, Cringely 11/22
  • "The FCC's reasons for axing net neutrality make no sense for consumers" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Redditors come out strong against the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality" The Next Web 11/22
  • "Here's How the End of Net Neutrality Will Change the Internet" Wired 11/22
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Coming November 25 Gene Steinberg meets tech commentators Peter Cohen and Kirk McElhearn, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 8:15 AM
  • "Oh Hey, 'GRID Autosport' is Already Out in New Zealand Ahead of Worldwide Release on Monday" Touch Arcade 11/24
  • "The best classic iPhone wallpapers" iMore 11/24
  • "Drop Center, an iOS Drag and Drop Shelf App for iPad" prMac 11/24
  • "DM Apps releases Foto Collage 2.0 - Creator and Editor" prMac 11/24
  • "New Tamagotchi game coming to iOS and Android in 2018, could feature AR mode" phoneArena 11/24
  • "Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity" MacRumors 11/23
  • "ModMyi Cydia repository has been archived, thank you for all these years" ModMy 11/23
  • "The 21 apps you should download first for your new iPhone X" [Slideshow] Business Insider 11/23
  • "Bing for iOS Gets Redesigned Homepage, iPhone X Support" Thurrott 11/23
  • "Watch Apple's New Holiday Ad: Sway [Video] iClarified 11/22
  • "Burkley Magnetic Detachable Leather Wallet Case for iPhone X" iLounge 11/22
  • "The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk: out now on iOS & Android" Headup Games 11/22
  • "OtterBox releases official Star Wars iPhone case collection ahead of The Last Jedi premiere" 9to5Mac 11/22
  • "'Naruto X Boruto Ninja Voltage' Is Now Available Worldwide on iOS and Android" Touch Arcade 11/22
  • "Apple's Jony Ive to Speak at Washington, DC's Hirshorn Museum on November 29" MacRumors 11/22
  • "Jony Ive speaking at DC's Hirshorn Museum, free first-come-first-served places" 9to5Mac 11/22
Computer Industry
  • "Dnata Partners With IBM for Blockchain-Powered Air Cargo Delivery: Air and travel services provider Dnata conducts successful trial for blockchain-based solution for Dubai's air cargo industry, developed in collaboration with partners including IBM." cryptovest 6:48 AM
  • "Early AMD Ryzen mobile benchmarks: They're within spitting distance of Intel 8th-gen Core chips" Liliputing 10:16 AM
  • "AMD Now Gifting Wolfenstein II And Prey With Radeon RX Vega 56/64 Purchases" HotHardware 4:26 PM
  • "Microsoft starts selling Samsung smartphones from its Store" Gadgets Now Beta 6:49 AM
  • "Microsoft Launcher beta update brings revamped home screen and more" Gadgets to Use 6:50 AM
  • "Windows 10's Game Bar is being reworked in Redstone 4" OnMSFT 6:27 PM
  • "Microsoft Office Specialist Championship announced for 2018" MSPoweruser 7:25 PM
  • "Millions Of Intel CPUs Found To Have Major Security Flaw: Here's All The Affected Chips" Tech Times 11/24
  • "Intel 8th Generation and 9th Generation Processor Lists Leaked: Coffee Lake Refresh?" AnandTech 11/24
  • "Intel's New Core i5-8250U Is Huge Upgrade over Older 7th Generation CPUs" FARS News Agency 11/24
  • "Intel is bringing Core i9 chips to laptops (and other leaked details about upcoming 8th and 9th-gen Core chips)" Liliputing 11/24
  • "Device Manufacturers Working on Patches for Intel Chip Flaws" SecurityWeek 11/24
  • "Push your PC to the max with the best graphics cards for gaming" Digital Trends 11/24
  • "AMD Epyc processors set SPEC floating point world records" Hexus 11/24
  • "A certain millennial turned 30 recently: Welcome to middle age, Microsoft Excel" The Register 11/24
  • "Munich Approves €49.3m Windows 10 Migration Plan" Silicon UK 11/24
  • "Munich council finds €49.3m for Windows 10 embrace" The Register 11/24
  • "IBM sunsets two Watson IoT services" ITPro 11/24
  • "Dnata Taps IBM for Air Cargo Blockchain Pilot" CoinDesk 11/24
  • "Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Outlook and Key Metrics" Market Realist 11/24
  • "HP's 2nd gen Spectre 13, the world's thinnest touchcreen laptop now on sale" MSPoweruser 11/24
  • "Dell offers new Ubuntu certified range of workstations" V3 11/24
  • "Dell shuns Windows 10 with launch of five Linux-powered PCs" The Inquirer 11/24
  • "Dell teams up with Canonical for new Linux-based computers" Computing 11/24
  • "Dell warns about an absence of intelligence" Channel Eye 11/24
  • "Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 7 Pro motherboard unveiled" Hexus 11/24
  • "DataStax Partners With Oracle In $46B Database Market" Forbes 11/24
  • "Serverless but not stress-free: enterprise computing moves outside the enterprise" ZDNet 11/24
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