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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 is worth $945 billion — more than ever: Warren Buffett's increased investment sent the stock up."  Recode 2:07 PM
  • "Apple's march to a trillion" Axios 4:11 PM
  • "Apple Inc. Results Show Importance of Services Revenue to Face Challenges"  InvestorPlace 7:58 AM
  • "Apple is an 'amazing' company with best profit potential in tech, Bill Gates says: Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates backed Warren Buffett's decision to up Berkshire's stake in Apple, calling it an 'amazing' company."  CNBC 8:28 AM
  • "Discussing Berkshire Hathaway's increased stake in Apple" CNBC Videos 7:58 AM
  • "Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett not done with Apple stock, 'would love to own 100 percent'" AppleInsider 7:50 AM
  • "Apple denies overcharging consumers over in-app purchases"  China Plus 8:09 AM
  • "Apple presses for more unlicensed allocations in super-high spectrum bands: While the FCC is taking comments about how it should treat the super-high spectrum bands, Apple is urging regulators to include more unlicensed spectrum bands in their plans."  FierceWireless 8:07 AM
  • "Apple asks FCC for flexibility as it explores 95GHz to 3,000GHz wireless options" VentureBeat 8:10 PM
  • "Apple hiring activity shows a clear mission to get deeper into editorial publishing"  Thinknum 8:11 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 to Developers" MacRumors 12:37 PM
  • "Firefox is adding ads, because only insults are free" The Verge 7:49 AM
  • "What to do when Time Machine backup is full" Macworld UK 8:09 AM
  • "How to use Time Machine to backup your Mac to a Windows shared folder" iMore 8:10 AM
  • "Exporting MP3 files from Ferrite Recording Studio" Six Colors 8:04 PM
  • "How to stop Calendars from showing holidays and birthdays" Macworld 7:50 AM
  • "How to Enable Mail Drop on Non-iCloud Email Accounts in Mac OS" OS X Daily 2:42 PM
  • "How to turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi hotspot using macOS High Sierra" Apple World Today 7:46 AM
  • "Using Mac Notes For Files and Other Objects" MacMost 10:34 AM
  • "Using the old Mac OS is pure zen" OSNews 8:10 PM
Press Releases
  • "Beyond - New Secure and Simple Mac Web Server" prMac 8:04 PM
  • "AQ Releases TurnTable 3.0 - The Next iTunes, for Dreamers" prMac 8:04 PM
  • "Package Central for InDesign Is Now Available on New Adobe Exchange" prMac 7:46 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Watch Steve Jobs launch the computer that put Apple on track to becoming the world's most valuable public company" Business Insider 10:37 AM
  • "Just in Time: The iMac launched May 6 1998, exactly 20 years ago. It is not the most significant computer to ever exist. ... But the iMac is a historically significant machine. It allowed Apple to start on a new trajectory. It did this by first offering a financial lifeline."  asymco 10:40 AM
  • "Happy 20th Birthday, Apple iMac: Here's How It Saved Apple | Tech Times" Tech Times 8:08 AM
  • "The iMac turns 20 and Facebook users stay loyal amid privacy outcry" [Video] CNET 7:59 AM
  • "Warren Buffett got an iPhone X — but he hasn't worked up the 'courage' to use it" CNBC 10:37 AM
  • "Apple Heart Study ramps up with new solicitations to Apple Watch owners" AppleInsider 10:41 AM
  • "Build 2018: Microsoft embraces Android and iOS, extends Timeline feature" ZDNet 11:05 AM
  • "New WhatsApp text bomb crashing Android, iPhones" TechShout 8:07 AM
  • "Man caught with 100 iPhone X worth Rs 85 lakh after luggage scan at Delhi Airport" Business Today (India) 8:08 AM
  • "Every single TV series Apple is currently making" Cult of Mac 2:42 PM
  • "Apple News continues focus on video with in-app live stream of the 2018 Met Gala" 9to5Mac 8:17 PM
  • "Today in Apple history: Apple PR guru Katie Cotton retires" Cult of Mac 8:01 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Ajit Pai gives a nice nothingburger to those in Congress demanding answers on net neutrality" TechCrunch 8:10 PM
  • "Google has built a powerful AI arsenal to take on Apple and Amazon, and the tech it shows off Tuesday will reveal who dominates the world after smartphones" Business Insider 8:04 PM
  • "Multitouch 'skin' makes your body the controller" Engadget 8:04 PM
  • "Google and JBL's all-in-one soundbar combines Android TV and Google Home" Ars Technica 11:27 AM
  • "JBL's new soundbar brings Android TV and Google Assistant to sets via HDMI" TechCrunch 11:27 AM
  • "New Volvos will have Google Maps, apps, and Assistant — even if you don't have an Android phone" The Verge 8:11 AM
  • "TMO Background Mode Special Edition #4 With Former Apple Executive Michael Gartenberg" The Mac Observer 3:59 PM
  • "#192: People Like Colors and Fun/The 20th anniversary of the iMac prompts a discussion of how it changed Apple and continues to define how Apple designs products, Jason has a theory about why so many people thought iPhone X sales were crashing when they weren't, and Upstream ponders the Arrested Development 'remix edition.'" Relay FM: Upgrade 3:14 PM
  • "The Complicated Tech Conundrum, Jeff's Unified Health Record Dream -TMO Daily Observations 2018-05-07" The Mac Observer 3:13 PM
  • "Tech.pinions Podcast: Facebook F8 Thoughts, and Apple Earnings Highlights" Tech.pinions 12:37 PM
  • "2018 6.5-Inch iPhone to Be Similar in Size to iPhone 8 Plus, iOS 12 Could Feature Horizontal Face ID Support" MacRumors 8:11 PM
  • "Report: 2018 iPhone X Will Roughly Be The Size Of iPhone 8 Plus And iOS 12 To Feature Horizontal Face ID Support" WCCFTech 9:09 PM
  • "Largan, Catcher see profits in slowdown: Largan said most shipments are still higher-priced lenses. Analysts expect Huawei and Apple to launch triple-lens camera phones next year, driving industry adoption" Taipei Times 7:47 AM
  • "iPhone With Triple-Lens Rear Camera Will 'Likely' Launch Next Year Says Analyst" MacRumors 7:50 AM
  • "2019 iPhone rumored to add a third rear camera" Macworld 12:36 PM
  • "Every iOS app update must support the iPhone X notch by July" CNET 4:10 PM
  • "iOS 13 will reportedly introduce a redesigned home screen, but it's less exciting than it sounds" BGR 8:13 PM
  • "WWDC: Up next: What to expect in iOS 12" Computerworld 7:37 AM
  • "iOS 13"s iPad features: tabs in apps, same app Split View, Apple Pencil enhancements & more" iDownload Blog 9:00 AM
  • "HomePod likely gaining Calendar support alongside iOS 11.4 release" 9to5Mac 8:24 AM
  • "Apple Updates iPhone X Repair Policy for Face ID Problems" The Mac Observer 1:58 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 11.4 to Developers" MacRumors 12:36 PM
  • "iOS 11.4 beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available" 9to5Mac 12:36 PM
  • "watchOS 4.3.1 beta 4 for Apple Watch now available" 9to5Mac 12:36 PM
  • "Apple releases fourth tvOS 11.4 beta for developers" 9to5Mac 12:36 PM
  • "iPhone 7, 7 Plus Have a Microphone Problem: Apple acknowledges there is a problem related to iOS 11.3 and a repair may be necessary." PC Magazine 8:00 AM
  • "Apple performing in-store iPhone X replacements for troublesome Face ID issues" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple confirms a serious problem with the iPhone X – and an unlikely solution" BGR 7:59 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:40 AM
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:40 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:40 AM

  • "Apple's MacBook Pro vs. Microsoft's Surface Book 2" MacRumors 8:11 PM
  • "Review: Nomad's leather Apple Watch straps make a bold statement" AppleInsider 2:28 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "What's new iOS 11.4 beta 4: one step forward, one step back" AppleInsider 8:11 PM
  • "The best to-do list to help boost your productivity" Wired UK 8:00 AM
  • "Thanos in Fortnite? Let's try it out on Mac and iPad: Apple Arcade episode 8" Macworld 3:15 PM
  • "'Dungeon X Dungeon' Review - Somebody Clean up the Dungeon, Please" Touch Arcade 4:10 PM
  • "How to increase text size on iPhone and iPad" iDownload Blog 2:38 PM
  • "How to make iPhone alert sounds great again" Apple Must 7:37 AM
  • "Verizon's new iPhone BOGO deal has shockingly little fine print" BGR 12:36 PM
  • "Apple: The Problem With These Buybacks" Seeking Alpha 11:06 AM
  • "The Fragmentation of iOS's UI Design" MacStories 8:36 AM
  • "iOS Design Inconsistencies Across Apple's Apps: This has been bugging me for a while — definitely since iOS 11 was unveiled last June and probably before then. I have no clue what Apple's strategy is with their iOS app icon sets, other than to resign myself to the truth that there isn't one. For simplicity, I'm focusing on just the share icon in this post (what Apple formally calls the 'action' button) but these criticisms apply much more widely."  Benjamin Mayo 8:23 AM
  • "Yet another reason I'll never switch from the iPhone to Android" BGR 8:11 AM
  • "Steve Jobs' successor tears into the Apple trade press" Apple 3.0 8:10 AM
  • "What Would Steve Jobs Do in Mark Zuckerberg's Shoes? Jobs' executive assistant reflects on how crisis matured his former boss and wonders if, and when, it will do the same for Zuckerberg." Entrepreneur 8:08 AM
  • "Comment: 20 years later, the iMac still shows Apple's design prowess" 9to5Mac 10:40 AM
  • "Happy birthday, iMac — what can we expect next in the all-in-one?" Apple World Today 8:58 AM
  • "'Predictalitics' - The Big Data Revolution About To Change How We See The NHS Forever" Telegraph 8:00 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Gmail for iOS now supports sending money with Google Pay & snoozing emails" 9to5Mac 4:11 PM
  • "Report: Instagram's upcoming 'Music stickers' will let you add soundtracks to your Stories" 9to5Mac 2:20 PM
  • "Upcoming Microsoft app will let you mirror your iPhone on your PC" iMore 2:07 PM
  • "Solos smart glasses' head-up display lets runners, cyclists keep eyes on road" Digital Trends 12:47 PM
  • "Streets 4.0: Drag-and-Drop and Live Panorama Mode" FutureTap 11:20 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft needs to prove it's not another IBM" The Verge 8:15 AM
  • "Microsoft: Our most popular server product of all time runs on Linux" The Register 8:52 PM
  • "State of the cloud wars: What we just learned about Microsoft, Amazon, and Google" TechRepublic 9:35 AM
  • "Microsoft brings more AI smarts to the edge" TechCrunch 12:40 PM
  • "Microsoft launches Project Brainwave, its deep learning acceleration platform" TechCrunch 12:39 PM
  • "Microsoft's new IntelliCode is a smarter IntelliSense" TechCrunch 12:38 PM
  • "Microsoft launches a unified API for all of its AI speech services" TechCrunch 12:38 PM
  • "Microsoft open-sources Azure IoT Edge runtime, embraces more Kubernetes, partners with DJI and Qualcomm" VentureBeat 12:56 PM
  • "Microsoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise" TechCrunch 12:37 PM
  • "Recode Daily: Expect AI-in-everything at this week's Microsoft and Google developer conferences" Recode 9:34 AM
  • "We May Finally Know How Many HoloLens Devices Microsoft Sold, & It's a Revealing Peek at the Future of AR" Hololens Realty News 9:36 AM
  • "Microsoft Needs a Modular Version of Windows 10" PC Magazine 9:33 AM
  • "Microsoft Build 2018 kicks off today: How to watch live stream and what to expect" Financial Express 9:31 AM
  • "Watch Microsoft's Build 2018 keynote live, here" BetaNews 8:36 AM
  • "Watch the Microsoft Build 2018 keynote live right here" TechCrunch 8:11 AM
  • "Microsoft Kinect lives on as a new sensor package for Azure" TechCrunch 12:38 PM
  • "Cloud computing, AI on Microsoft agenda" SBS News 9:30 AM
  • "Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda" FOXBusiness 9:30 AM
  • "Windows 10 April 2018 Update Bug Causes Explorer.exe to Crash Repeatedly" Softpedia 9:29 AM
  • "HPE revamps Nimble Storage portfolio" ZDNet 8:31 AM
  • "Dell Exec Dishes On How To Get The Most From New Partner Program" CRN 9:15 AM
  • "Best Of: The Best CPUs" TechSpot 9:13 AM
  • "Intel Corp.'s Contract Chip Manufacturing Business Will Fail" The Motley Fool 2:28 PM
  • "Intel's x86 Meets Jim Keller" EE Times 9:12 AM
  • "AMD Wraith Prism vs Max, What Is The Difference? Which Is Better?" SegmentNext 9:08 AM
  • "AMD AM4 Compatibility Might Not Stick Around Much Longer, Here Is what You Need To Know" SegmentNext 9:08 AM
  • "Oracle CEO: We are finding 'quality' talent on college campuses" FOXBusiness 9:07 AM
  • "Oracle Rolling Out Blockchain Products as Soon as This Month" IT Pro Today 8:10 PM
  • "Tech Data Expands Program Targeting Increased Cisco Partner Sales" CRN 9:04 AM
  • "Cisco to Acquire AI Startup Accompany for $270 million" The Fast Mode 9:03 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's six-day rally is its best in nine years" Apple 3.0 8:10 PM
  • "Apple's Stock Price Reaches All-Time High as Warren Buffett Continues to Praise Company" MacRumors 12:37 PM
  • "Apple just broke another record on its way to becoming the first trillion-dollar company" BGR 11:34 AM
  • "Apple Inc. Stock Is Poised for a Pullback After the 'Buffett Bump'" InvestorPlace 10:37 AM
  • "Apple is set to open at record high as Buffett doubles down on praise for the company" CNBC 8:28 AM
  • "Apple Isn't the First Stock to Take a Shot at $1 Trillion" Bloomberg 7:59 AM
  • "Buffett: I like Apple and we've bought it to hold" [Video Report] CNBC 8:07 AM
  • "Charlie Munger: I wish Berkshire had bought Apple even more aggressively" CNBC 7:58 AM
  • "How Rich Would You Be if You Followed Buffett into AAPL?" Investopedia 10:37 AM
  • "Apple: The Cash-Flow-To-Net-income Relationship Is Deteriorating" Investing 8:08 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks end higher, but cuts gain after Trump says Iran decision imminent" MarketWatch 8:15 PM
  • "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Post Gains as Crude Oil Spikes: Stocks rise on Monday as U.S. crude oil settles above $70 a barrel for the first time since late 2014." TheStreet 8:14 PM
  • "Seven Stocks That Have Refused To Go Down: U.S. stock indexes posted strong gains Monday afternoon as the market entered its final hour of trade. Small caps had the pole position, but breakouts were well-distributed among market caps." Investor's Business Daily 2:09 PM
  • "Apple leads Wall Street higher; energy rally fades" Reuters 8:14 PM
  • "Dow advances as Apple sets another record" FOXBusiness 2:08 PM
  • "US stocks close modestly higher, add to gains from last week" Associated Press 8:14 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Rise, Lifted by Tech Shares: Investors balance solid corporate earnings against global political instability" [Paid Membership Required] 8:13 PM
  • "China stocks lead Asia higher, lifted by commodities: The global equity rebound continued Monday in Asia after U.S. stocks rallied Friday on a solid April jobs report." MarketWatch 7:40 AM
  • "European stocks climb to 3-month high, boosted by Nestlé after Starbucks deal: European stocks closed higher on Monday, boosted by a round of well-received earnings reports and an advance for heavyweight Nestlé after the consumer goods giant announced a deal to sell Starbucks products world-wide." MarketWatch 11:47 AM

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