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Weekend Highlights: iPhone 11 location data, even turned off, still tracks due to ultra wideband compliance, future software toggle to remedy; too much "focus on privacy weakens Apple's AI" according to experts; Lazarus trojan targets macOS users; Eclectic Light Company wants to know if you're seeing weird issues with macOS Catalina; some Apple TV+ content not playing in Dolby Vision HDR on 4K Apple TV models; iPhone, Pokemon Go causes cited by doctors for rise in head injuries?; want an iPhone with no ports at all? You might get your wish if Ming-Chi Kuo is right, and as soon as 2021; looks like audio popping noise as well as display ghosting affects some 16" MacBook Pros; CNET compares cameras of iPhone 11 and XR; Macworld reviews Amazon's Echo Buds; MacStories takes new Clips 2.1 Memoji, Animoji features for a spin.

  • "Counterclockwise: the Apple iPhone makes history, Part 2"  GSMArena 7:14 AM
  • "New iPhones get lukewarm reception in China: Apple's new iPhones are priced unprecedentedly expensive in China, the most popular model on its debut is the priciest iPhone XS Max 512G model which reached $1,870 per unit in official channels in the country." ZDNet 7:15 PM
  • "Apple's big bet on the future of USB is increasingly looking like a rare misfire"  Business Insider 12:00 PM
  • "Will Apple Track Your Mind, Not Just Your Heart?"  Forbes 1:22 PM
  • "Apple to tell Senate it backs 'comprehensive' privacy rules" Axios 6:21 PM
  • "No Sex Please, We're Apple: iPhone Giant Seeks TV Success on Its Own Terms/The tech giant wants to make scripted shows for streaming, only without violence, politics and risqué story lines" [Paid Membership Required] 9/22
  • "Apple reportedly delays original shows over mature content" Engadget 9/22
  • "U.S.-Chinese Trade War Could Mash Up Apple: Both Washington and Beijing could gum up AAPL's global business model."  TheStreet 9/22
  • "Apple Planning for Delays to Battersea HQ, Times Says" Bloomberg 9/22
  • "iOS 12 seems to contain workaround: Qualcomm's Munich patent lawsuits against Apple's Spotlight search"  Foss Patents 9/21
  • "iPhone XS Buyers Undeterred by Eye-Watering Prices, Few Upgrades"  Bloomberg 9/21
  • "iPhone Launch Takeaway: Xs Max Demand Exceeds Historical Plus Demand" Loup Ventures 9/21
  • "Apple's Biggest, Most Expensive iPhone Hits the Streets" Bloomberg Video 9/21
  • "Apple's New Smartwatch Can Only Monitor Your Heart in the U.S." Bloomberg 9/21
  • "Firefox bug crashes your browser and sometimes your PC: Bug affects Firefox on Mac, Linux, and Windows, but not Android." ZDNet 5:53 PM
  • "Google Working On Dark Mode For Chrome, But Only For macOS" UberGizmo 9/21
  • "Will macOS Mojave work on my Mac?" iMore 8:26 PM
  • "How to remove a hard drive partition on your Mac" iMore 8:25 PM
  • "How to use Optimized Storage on the Mac" iMore 2:34 PM
  • "20 Tips and Tricks for Managing Files on macOS" Gizmodo 2:32 PM
  • "Mojave: How to make an instant Light/Dark mode controller for your Mac" Apple Must 9/22
  • "How to import Evernote notes to your Notes App on Mac" iDownload Blog 9/21
Press Releases
  • "Smultron 11 - The Text Editor for All of Us" prMac 6:05 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "A Silver Lining for Apple's HomePod: Some positive data points for HomePod." The Motley Fool 2:33 PM
  • "Apple started and filmed a controlled fire to create cool effects for the new Apple Watch" Business Insider 11:59 AM
  • "Latest California Apple store robbery caught on video" AppleInsider 9:51 PM
  • "Apple and Verizon pointing fingers at each other about iPhone XS activation failures" AppleInsider 9/22
  • "Apple Park Visitor Center adds new, one-of-a-kind Avenues depicting Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS in exquisite detail" 9to5Mac 9/22
  • "Apple Launches New iPhones (Again). Here's a Guide: Customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple's results over the next year" [Paid Membership Required] 9/21
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook opens Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone XS launch" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "iPhone XS, XS Max released in Japan" Jiji Press 9/21
  • "Smiling Apple fans show off their new haul of devices" Cult of Mac 9/21
  • "Huawei Trolls iPhone Customers Lining Up By Giving Out Free Power Banks" UberGizmo 9/21
  • "Huawei trolled people lining up for the iPhone XS in the best possible way" BGR 9/21
  • "Apple's new mobile microsite has a spinnable 3D model of the iPhone XS" Mashable 9/21
  • "Apple Stores Delay Some iPhone XS and XS Max Pickup Orders Due to 'Last Minute Logistical Issues'" MacRumors 9/21
  • "New Suzhou and Eastview Apple stores open to iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 customers" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "Apple advertises iPhone XS with microsite featuring 3D model that spins as you tilt your phone" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "Huawei hijacked Apple store queues to hand out its own chargers" CNET 9/21
  • "'You'll need it': Huawei hands out power banks to queuing iPhone fans" Android Authority 9/21
  • "Apple shares photos of customers trying and buying iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "Apple and Tim Cook Celebrate iPhone XS, XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 Launch Day" MacRumors 9/21
  • "Apple Pay Cash appearing outside US in Messages on Apple Watch with watchOS 5" The Apple Post 9/21
  • "Apple Still Has Underwhelming Share of Smart Speakers" Market Realist 9/21
  • "Streaming services like Apple Music dominate music industry revenue" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "How potentially dangerous fake Apple products reach the US consumer market" USA Today 9/21
  • "I want to buy a coffee with an app – how hard can it be? Mindlessly self-indulgent app developers have a laugh at our expense" The Register 9/21
  • "Sony Mobile takes on Apple, Oppo in Taiwan with Xperia XZ3" DigiTimes 9/21
  • "TAG Heuer's new smartwatch is a steal at $198,000" Cult of Mac 9/21
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 — Better You — Apple" YouTube 9/21
  • "In Apple's hometown of Cupertino, a debate over the fate of an old mall epitomizes Silicon Valley's class divide" Recode 9/21
  • "A Fond Farewell and Tribute to Former Low End Mac Writer Charles W. Moore" Low End Mac 9/21
  • "MacPrices Columnist Charles W. Moore Passes Away After Long Battle With Illness" MacPrices 9/21
Non-Apple News
  • "News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder: The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists. Craig Newmark gave $20 million to help fund the operation." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:04 PM
  • "Key companies to attend White House quantum computing meeting" Reuters 9:04 PM
  • "Want to See What's Up Amazon's Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4:58 PM
  • "Happy anniversary, Android" TechCrunch 2:43 PM
  • "I tried to buy a sweater on H&M's site, Firefox told me to stop: You think all your favorite retail sites are secure? It appears they might not be." Morningstar 7:10 AM
  • "Google and uBreakiFix provide free Pixel repairs to hurricane victims" Engadget 6:59 AM
  • "For Hackers, Anonymity Was Once Critical. That's Changing." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/22
  • "Twitter Bug That 'May Have' Exposed Direct Messages Probably Didn't Expose Anything" Gizmodo 9/21
  • "Twitter notifies users about API bug that shared DMs with wrong devs" ZDNet 9/21
  • "Twitter bug may have sent users' direct messages to external developers" The Verge 9/21
  • "Artificial intelligence hates the poor and disenfranchised" The Next Web 9/21
  • "NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal" Ars Technica 9/21
  • "T-Mobile starts to detail in-home 5G goals, plans to take on Charter and Comcast" The Verge 9/21
  • "FCC angers cities and towns with $2 billion giveaway to wireless carriers: Cities will get less revenue, and carriers won't face any new requirements." Ars Technica 9/21
  • "China's Chilling 'Social Credit System' Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It's Already Switched On: Like Black Mirror. Totally like Black Mirror." ["That's because the massive project, which has been slowly coming together for over a decade, is about assigning an individual trust score to each and every citizen, and to businesses too. According to China's Communist Party, the system will 'allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step'."]  Science Alert 9/21
  • "Android turns 10: Google's first Android phone was ugly, but important" [Video Report] CNET 9/21
  • "EU's prime delivery of Amazon probe" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 9/21
  • "For Museums, Augmented Reality Is the Next Frontier" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/21
  • "Apple Watch 4, Amazon Echo devices, Google rumors (MobileTechRoundup show #445)" ZDNet 4:57 PM
  • "Above Avalon Podcast Episode 133: The Big Picture from Steve Jobs Theater" Above Avalon 1:28 PM
  • "Cult of Mac Magazine: Set up your new iPhone XS the right way" Cult of Mac 9/22
  • "Vergecast: reviews of the iPhone XS, Apple Watch 4, and the Amazon event" The Verge 9/21
  • "9to5Mac Daily: September 21, 2018" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "MacVoices #18197: Jim Dalrymple On Using Betas, Stage Time, Apple Watch, and The Loop" MacVoices 9/21
  • "The Dalrymple Report: Unpacking the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch with Dave Mark" The Loop 9/21
  • "Is iPhone XS Apple's worst 'S' phone? Catch the conversation this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 9/21
  • "watchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Feature is Off by Default Unless You're 65+" MacRumors 8:55 PM
  • "The Apple Watch Series 4 has 10 features that set it apart from your older model" AppleInsider 12:00 PM
  • "Apple to add support for depth control while taking an image w/ iPhone XS" 9to5Mac 2:44 PM
  • "Apple Seeds iOS 12.1 Beta for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max" iClarified 6:57 AM
  • "Developer Demos Web Code That Can Cause iOS 7+ Devices To Reboot" Redmond Pie 9/22
  • "iPhone XS, Apple Watch preorder system at Apple retail stores down" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they can't get their new phones" Business Insider 9/21
  • "Apple's AirPower gets mention in iPhone XS, XS Max manuals, may not be dead yet" CNET 9/21
  • "New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "iPhone XS Has an Upgrade Apple Didn't Mention" iFixit 9/21
  • "iPhone XS, XS Max have new power chip designed by Apple, extra antenna band" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "iPhone XS, XS Max show off 'battery origami' in iFixit teardown" CNET 9/21
  • "iFixit's iPhone XS and XS Max teardown: Like the iPhone X with a couple surprises/The iPhone XS has a wild new battery design." Ars Technica 9/21
  • "Micron, Toshiba chips in new iPhones: iFixit" Reuters 9/21
  • "iPhone XS vs. iPhone X: A complete list of everything new in Apple's next-gen iPhone" BGR 9/21
  • "Siri waveform animation on Apple Watch Series 4 responds dynamically to the sound of your voice" 9to5Mac 9/21
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "15" MacBook Pro Prices (2018 models)" MacPrices 9/21
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017-18 models)" MacPrices 9/21
  • "12" MacBook Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 9/21

  • "Apple iPhone XS First Impressions" Thurrott 2:34 PM
  • "The iPhone XS Camera review for iPhone 7 owners" Cult of Mac 12:01 PM
  • "iPhone XS review: Better, faster and more powerful as Apple takes things up a notch" Express UK 7:11 AM
  • "iPhone XS drop test: Surprisingly tough to crack" CNET 12:50 PM
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 review, day three: performance and battery life/In the latest part of our on-going Apple Watch Series 4 review, we look at its speed and longevity" T3 7:12 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 hands-on: Small changes add up" phoneArena 7:12 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar review: Controversy has dogged the MacBook Pro lately. Is it still a good purchase?" Digital Trends 7:13 AM
  • "Apple HomePod vs. Google Home Max" CNET 7:11 AM
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 first look review: Thinner body, bigger screen, higher price" ZDNet 9/22
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 review, day two: screen and speaker" T3 9/22
  • "What a difference a year makes: Apple Watch Series 4 versus Series 3" AppleInsider 9/22
  • "iPhone XS vs. Galaxy Note 9: Why Apple's Camera Wins" Tom's Guide 9/22
  • "iPhone XR, XS and XS Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+" New Atlas 9/22
  • "iPhone XS vs. sidewalk: Did it survive our drop test?" CNET 9/22
  • "Watch Android Auto and Apple CarPlay slug it out in a Mazda CX-9" CNET 9/22
  • "Hands-On With Apple's New 6.5-Inch iPhone XS Max" MacRumors 9/21
  • "iPhone Xs Max unboxing and first impressions" Neowin 9/21
  • "iPhone XS / XS Max Drop Test Video Puts Apple's 'The Most Durable Smartphone Glass In The World' Claim To Test" Redmond Pie 9/21
  • "Unboxing and hands-on with the iPhone XS in gold" Cult of Mac 9/21
  • "iPhone XS Max first impressions: It's big, but not too big" ZDNet 9/21
  • "Hands on: Apple's iPhone XS Max is gorgeous, and a boon for photographers" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "iPhone XS and XS Max Teardown" iFixit 9/21
  • "Apple iPhone XS Max vs. Huawei P20 Pro: Clash of the titans" Digital Trends 9/21
  • "First Impressions From New iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Users" MacRumors 9/21
  • "Hands-on: Apple Watch Series 4 Hermes" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "Apple Watch 4 vs Apple Watch 3 vs Apple Watch Series 1: which is the best for you?" TechRadar UK 9/21
  • "Hands-On With the New Apple Watch Series 4" MacRumors 9/21
  • "Hands on: 44mm Space Gray Apple Watch Series 4" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "First Impressions From New Apple Watch Series 4 Owners" MacRumors 9/21
  • "With iOS 12, the HomePod finally feels like a member of the household" Macworld 9/21
  • "Review: Master & Dynamic MW07 offer great sound in true wireless in-ear headphones" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "The Death of the Gods, book review: Power in the digital age/Demos researcher Carl Miller details how the internet has brought about profound power shifts that reach into every aspect of our lives." [Book Review] ZDNet 9/21
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Take control of iOS's atrocious stock volume HUD with SmartVolumeControl2" iDownload Blog 9/22
  • "iOS 12 Brings New Features, Improves Performance" Intego 9/21
  • "How to Transfer All Data to iPhone XS / iPhone XS Max from an Old iPhone" OS X Daily 12:02 PM
  • "How To Generate Strong Passwords, Identify Reused / Duplicate Ones In iOS 12" Redmond Pie 9/22
  • "Use Siri Shortcuts to automatically connect your HomePod to your iPhone using AirPlay 2" iMore 9/22
  • "How to Downgrade iOS 12 & Remove iOS 12 from iPhone or iPad" OS X Daily 9/22
  • "How To Check iPhone XS, XS Max Stock At Your Apple Store" Redmond Pie 9/22
  • "How To Turn On Apple TV Using Siri Shortcuts And Voice Command" Redmond Pie 9/21
  • "How to Use the New Parental Controls in iOS 12" Lifehacker 9/21
  • "iPhone XS iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR — Guided Tour — Apple" YouTube 9/21
  • "Beginner's guide: How to set up and start using your new Apple Watch" iMore 9/21
  • "How to Leave the iOS 12 Beta Testing Program" OS X Daily 9/21
  • "How to set up a new Apple Watch" iMore 9/21
  • "How to transfer an Apple Watch to a new iPhone" iMore 9/21
  • "How To Turn Off Zoom (Magnifier) On Your iPhone" macReports 9/21
  • "Creating Your Own Memoji in iOS 12" MacMost 9/21
  • "The Verge Guide to the iPhone" The Verge 9/21
  • "How to transfer data from your old phone to your new iPhone" iMore 9/21
  • "How to Set Up Your New iPhone" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/21
  • "PCalc binomial functions—Part 2" Dr. Drang 9/21
  • "Did you just get your iPhone XS? Do these 10 things first! Before you even peel the plastic off your new iPhone XS or XS Max, read this setup guide." Macworld 9/21
  • "How to Automatically Create Strong Passwords in iOS 12" iPhone Hacks 9/21
  • "How to Set up iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max the Right Way" iPhone Hacks 9/21
  • "How to Hard Reset iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max in 3 Easy Steps" iPhone Hacks 9/21
  • "How to Access Control Center on iPad in iOS 12" iPhone Hacks 9/21
  • "How to Use the Awesome New Features in Photos app in iOS 12" iPhone Hacks 9/21
  • "How to make a conference call on your iPhone" Apple Must 9/21
  • "10 Hidden Apple TV Features You Should Know" MacTrast 5:54 PM
  • "Top 20+ iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max features [Video] 9to5Mac 9/22
  • "Do iPhone X cases fit the iPhone XS?" 9to5Mac 9/22
  • "Master your iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max with our favorite tips and tricks" Digital Trends 9/22
  • "5 new Alexa security tricks to secure your smart home" CNET 9/22
  • "10 hidden features in iOS 12" Mashable 9/22
  • "iOS 12 automatically saves iMessage photos to your Photos library" Cult of Mac 9/21
  • "8 things you'll want to try first with your iPhone XS" Computerworld 9/21
  • "Doing a clean install of iOS 12 on your new iPhone XS or XS Max? Here's what you'll bring over and what you'll lose: What's the advantage of a clean install over a restore when upgrading to a new phone or tablet?" iMore 9/21
  • "iPhone's Face ID isn't perfect, but you can make it better: Face ID has its quirks. Before you get frustrated, try these tricks." CNET 9/21
  • "50 Years In Tech. Part 5: Starting Apple France" Monday Note 8:57 PM
  • "How iCloud helped convict Paul Manafort" AppleInsider 4:58 PM
  • "Apple wants to corner the market on squeaky clean TV shows" Cult of Mac 4:58 PM
  • "Sunday Debate: iPhone XS Max vs a used car" GSMArena 2:32 PM
  • "Three features I want for iCloud Photos in iOS 13" 9to5Mac 12:48 PM
  • "MacBook Air 2018: Can Apple Stage a Comeback?" LAPTOP Magazine 12:01 PM
  • "iPhone XS or iPhone Xs? Even Apple gets confused whether or not the 'S' is a capital letter" The Apple Post 11:59 AM
  • "Here's how to decide between the red, blue, yellow, white, black, and 'coral' versions of the iPhone XR" Business Insider 11:57 AM
  • "The Good, the Bad, and the Unknowns of AI and Apple Watches" The Street 11:57 AM
  • "Here's why the Huawei P20 Pro tops the new iPhone Xs Max" Gulf News 7:11 AM
  • "6 ways the first Android phone changed absolutely everything: 10 years after Google's T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) launched, it's clear how Android challenged the iPhone from the very beginning." CNET 6:57 AM
  • "Apple Says No to Sex and Violence for Its Streaming Service" Thurrott 6:56 AM
  • "With latest update, Apple Watch elevates its position as a necessary health wearable" Canadian Reviewer 9/22
  • "How beneficial is ECG in the new Apple Watch? We asked an expert" Digital Trends 9/22
  • "Two Point Failure: Trials and Tribulations of iPhone Activation" Macdrifter 9/22
  • "Apple's Upcoming Streaming Service Is Reportedly So Bland Staff Are Calling It 'Expensive NBC'" Gizmodo 9/22
  • "Tim Cook reportedly the driving force behind Apple's family friendly TV programming" Mashable 9/22
  • "WSJ: Apple Shying Away From R-Rated Original Content" Daring Fireball 9/22
  • "Amazon just pulled an Apple on the smart home"  Stacey on IOT 9/22
  • "Apple's iPhone XS Already Shattered On Day One, Victims To 'Green Line Of Death'" Design Taxi 9/22
  • "Why Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max Might Be Discontinued in 2019" The Motley Fool 9/22
  • "Making The Grade: Passive notifications on Apple Watch make it ideal for teachers" 9to5Mac 9/22
  • "8 reasons why you should get the iPhone 7 instead of the new iPhone XR, XS, or XS Max" Business Insider 9/22
  • "Hiding in plain sight: Apple's iPhone strategy" Macworld 9/22
  • "Why I'm Swapping My iPad For A Kindle" Forbes 9/21
  • "As Apple's HomePod reaches multi-million unit sales, is a cheaper version necessary to compete?" Roughly Drafted 9/21
  • "eSIM smartphone market set for growth following Apple iPhone support" Telecoms 9/21
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 has arrived but here are 5 reasons to buy a Series 3 instead" Macworld 9/21
  • "Siri Shortcuts: Opening up Siri's next chapter"  Macworld 9/21
  • "The race to ruin the internet is upon us/Australia versus China versus Europe: It's a potent combination of ineptness and maliciousness, and the internet is about to change." ZDNet 5:53 PM
  • "Opinion: Google's 30% cut of Play Store app sales is nothing short of highway robbery" Android Police 5:42 PM
  • "YouTube Music feature checklist: what's missing, what's coming, and what's here" Android Central 4:57 PM
  • "In Defense of Amazon's Alexa Microwave" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:10 AM
  • "Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:57 AM
  • "Go deeper: The details of Facebook's launch into the datingsphere" Axios 9/22
  • "Just Don't Call It Privacy: Amazon, Google and Twitter executives are heading to Congress. Should legislators give consumers control over the data companies have on them?" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9/22
  • "The Thing About Amazon (Premium)" Thurrott 9/22
  • "The first Android phone was an ugly thing, and I loved it: Looking back on my contrarian T-Mobile G1, the anti-iPhone, a decade later." CNET 9/22
  • "HP Envy x2 (Intel) First Impressions" Thurrott 9/21
  • "Amazon's New Alexa Devices, Appliances, Speakers, and Cars" The Mac Observer 9/21
  • "YouTube is failing its creators" The Verge 9/21
  • "Marc Randazza Is Fighting To Keep Nazis And Trolls On Twitter In The New Speech Wars. Here's Why." BuzzFeed News 9/21
  • "Five ways 5G could change your commute" Axios 9/21
  • "FoxTrot Classics for September 21, 2018" GoComics 9/21
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "PC Mag puts Apple gadfly John Dvorak out to pasture" Apple 3.0 7:54 PM
  • "The One Ring to rule them all – the 'spaceship' at Apple Park in LEGO" the brothers brick 6:36 PM
  • "12+ great cases to protect Apple iPhone XS series smartphones" Apple Must 12:27 PM
  • "Logitech's latest media keyboard is designed for your smart TV" Engadget 6:59 AM
  • "Apple Updates Shazam With Support for iOS 12, New 'Shazam for iMessage' App" iClarified 6:59 AM
  • "Coming September 22: Gene Steinberg meets security expert Carlos Perez and NPD industry analyst Stephen Baker, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 6:48 AM
  • "Telltale Games shuts down most of its studio, 'The Walking Dead Final Season' reportedly won't be finished" Canadian Reviewer 9/22
  • "The best free Apple TV educational apps for kids to play and learn" iDownload Blog 9/22
  • "Apple Posts New iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 Videos" MacTrast 9/21
  • "Apple-owned Beddit to shut down cloud services on Nov. 15: Through a Friday app update, sleep tracker maker Beddit has announced that Beddit Cloud services will come to a halt for all users as of Nov. 15." AppleInsider 9/21
  • "Apple-acquired Beddit sleep tracker shutting down cloud service in November" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "A Roundup of Apps Updated for iOS 12 and watchOS 5" MacStories 9/21
  • "Belkin unveils BOOST UP Wireless Charging Dock for iPhone + Apple Watch with clean design" 9to5Mac 9/21
  • "27 great apps you should download first for your new iPhone XS" Business Insider 9/21
  • "The LAMPCHARGE is a handy tablet lamp and USB charger all in one" Apple World Today 9/21
  • "Double the iPhone XS Teardowns = Double the Wallpapers" iFixit 9/21
  • "These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week" 148Apps 9/21
  • "Audible brings local audiobook playback to Apple Watch alongside watchOS 5" AppleInsider 9/21
  • "Audible comes to the Apple Watch" Engadget 9/21
  • "DEVONthink To Go 2.6.4 adds compatibility to iOS 12 and iPhone XS Max" DEVONtechnologies 9/21
Computer Industry
  • "Dell to interview banks for IPO instead of acquisition: WSJ" ["The move to interview banks for an IPO shows there are increasing tensions between Dell and investors who have said the deal undervalues some of its stock, the Journal reported."] Reuters 4:57 PM
  • "Dell revisits IPO option amid tracking stock deal pushback -sources" Reuters 6:21 PM
  • "Michael Dell delays investor roadshow for Wall St comeback" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:56 PM
  • "Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 update won't alert you to check storage space ahead of installation" Canadian Reviewer 6:56 AM
  • "Microsoft purchases 332 acres of land in Loudoun County for $73 million" Neowin 7:15 AM
  • "Installing Windows 10's October Update Could Result In A Nightmare, Here's How To Avoid It" Forbes 12:37 PM
  • "Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine" AFP 2:32 PM
  • "Hacker's Delight: This Windows File Is Harvesting Your Email Conversations And Passwords" HotHardware 4:27 PM
  • "Prices Intel Coffee Lake Procs Are Skyrocketing due to 14nm shortages" Guru3D 7:16 AM
  • "Intel Tackles Voracious 14nm CPU Demand With New Vietnam Copy Exactly Fab" HotHardware 4:26 PM
  • "New Microsoft/Intel microcode update KB4100347 breaks Haswell-E and Broadwell-E overclocks" Guru3D 7:16 AM
  • "The White House is considering an antitrust investigation into 'online platform bias' at Google and Facebook — read the leaked document here" Business Insider 9/22
  • "White House Drafts Order To Look Into Google, Facebook Practices" Bloomberg Quint 9/22
  • "White House downplays talk of executive order targeting internet bias" Engadget 9/22
  • "What Investors Should Know as Dell Gets Set to Go Public" RealMoney 9/22
  • "IBM Scores Security Related Drone Blockchain Patent" BTCNN 9/22
  • "Class-action status for gender discrimination lawsuit versus Microsoft could be reconsidered" Neowin 9/22
  • "Microsoft Surface Go review: The ultraportable laptop alternative" Pocket-lint 9/22
  • "AMD Could Triple Market Share Amid Crippling Intel CPU Shortages" HotHardware 9/22
  • "Why everyone is talking about everything talking: Suddenly, we're looking at voice-first everything — including the voice-first workplace." Computerworld 9/22
  • "Amazon wants Alexa everywhere" CNNMoney 9/22
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  • "Apple Is Still A Better Investment Than Cannabis Industry" Forbes 12:42 PM
  • "Taiwanese Apple Suppliers Concerned about High iPhone Prices" Market Realist 9/21
Industry News
  • "Dow set for best week since July as stocks push deeper into record territory: Dow, S&P 500 coming off records that was blue-chip index's first since January" MarketWatch 9/21
  • "Dow Hits Another Closing High to End Record Setting Week: Nasdaq ends lower, while S&P dips after setting intraday high earlier in session." TheStreet 9/21
  • "US economic boom drives Dow to new record" FOXBusiness 9/21
  • "Markets Right Now: Dow inches to another all-time high" Associated Press 9/21
  • "Dow Industrials Rise as Trade Worries Dampen: Blue-chip index is on track for its best weekly stretch since July 13" [Paid Membership Required] 9/21
  • "Asian markets rally and Shanghai Composite logs best week in over 2 years: Asian stocks markets on Friday registered strong gains for the day and week, with the Shanghai Composite notching its best weekly run in more than two years, extending on a rally seen overnight in Europe and the U.S." MarketWatch 9/21
  • "Europe stocks score strongest weekly win since March, lifted by global rally: Buoyed by enthusiasm for global stocks, Europe's main bourse closed higher and registered its best weekly gain since March, adding another positive session on Friday with financials and major oil companies doing the heavy lifting." MarketWatch 9/21

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