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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, June 9, 2018


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Siri for iOS 12 is your new BFF, but Apple could ship fewer new iPhones in 2018: Your juiciest iPhone news this week." CNET 7:15 AM
  • "Apple Signs Writers Guild of America Contract on Programming"  Variety 6/8
  • "Apple agrees better benefits for writers on its original TV shows" Cult of Mac 6/8
  • "WWDC: Apple Business Manager launches in U.S., globally in summer" Apple Must 6/8
  • "Startup seeks $200,000 from Apple over 'stolen' Shortcuts app icon" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Apple sued for $200,000 over a Siri Shortcuts logo copy, do you think they look alike?" phoneArena 6/8
  • "Apple Faces $5 Million Lawsuit For 'Defective' Apple Watches" Tom's Guide 6/8
  • "Ten years ago, Apple's iPhone 3G brought speed and apps to the smartphone" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Arizona hot car deaths: Valley father develops BackSeat app to prevent tragedies" ABC 15 Arizona 6/8
Non-Apple News
  • "How did hacker Adrian Lamo die? Medical examiner couldn't figure it out: Examiners found a sticker on his thigh identifying him with 'Project Vigilant.'" Ars Technica 8:13 AM
  • "White House says it will release government data to fuel AI research" Mashable 6/8
  • "Frontier Communications' password bug lets anyone into your account" Engadget 6/8
  • "Password reset flaw at internet giant Frontier allowed account takeovers" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Spotify has begun licensing songs directly from artists, could potentially sidestep music labels" 9to5Mac 6/8
  • "Is Denver a New Kind of Tech Town? Positively." ReadWrite 6/8
  • "Ajit Pai's FCC lied about 'DDoS' attack, ex-chair's statement indicates" Ars Technica 6/8
  • "After 20 years, Yahoo Messenger is finally shutting down" Business Insider 6/8
  • "Oath is killing off Yahoo Messenger on July 17" BetaNews 6/8
  • "FCC accused of lying about 2014 and 2017 DDoS attacks" Engadget 6/8
  • "AR for the blind is straight out of Star Trek" ZDNet 6/8
  • "Chrome OS is fixing its app problem with Progressive Web Apps" Engadget 6/8
  • "New Pixel 3 XL Prototype Leak Confirms Huge Screen Notch And Chin" Forbes 6/8
  • "Watch out for Google's new-look sign-in page: It's not a phishing scam/Google says it's about to update its sign-in page because of Material Design."  ZDNet 6/8
  • "Google gearing up for Google Home, says Digitimes Research" DigiTimes 6/8
  • "Google Could Face Up to $11 Billion Fine From EU for Android Antitrust Violations" Gizmodo 6/8
  • "Google facing another hefty antitrust fine in Europe: Report" ZDNet 6/8
  • "WWDC/AltConf -Developer Ish Abazz's Keynote Reaction, App Restrictions, and New App" MacVoices 5:04 PM
  • "Jamf details Apple's device management news for education, enterprise and Apple TV at WWDC18" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "9to5Mac Happy Hour 176: WWDC 2018: iOS 12, macOS Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12" 9to5Mac 6/8
  • "Sonos and AirPlay 2, iOS 12 Live Listen for AirPods -TMO Daily Observations 2018-06-08" The Mac Observer 6/8
  • "iMore show 611: Dark Mode IRL" iMore 6/8
  • "We tell you all the best stuff announced at WWDC '18, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 6/8
  • "Podcast discusses iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and interviews author Richard Moss" AppleInsider 6/8
  • "Listen: Apple throws out a lifeline to smartphone addicts/Apple unveiled new tools this week to help consumers reduce their screen time and curb some of the techniques used by marketers to monitor people's browsing activity. Leslie Hook asks the FT's Tim Bradshaw whether this marks the start of a shift in the power balance between consumers and big tech companies." Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6/8
  • "Intego Mac Podcast: iOS 12, macOS Mojave, Features and Security & Privacy Enhancements" Intego Mac Podcast 6/8