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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.

  • "Apple Suppliers Suffer as It Struggles to Forecast iPhone Demand: In recent weeks, Apple slashed production orders for all three iPhone models that it unveiled in September" [Paid Membership Required] 6:48 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly cutting production orders for its newest iPhones: But it's probably not a problem — not for Apple, at least" The Verge 9:00 AM
  • "iPhone 'Sales Panic' Is Good News For Apple" Forbes 4:37 PM
  • "Apple cuts production orders for all three new iPhone models: WSJ" Reuters 7:43 AM
  • "Demand for new iPhones weaker than Apple expected, claims report: It seems that Apple is having a hard time forecasting what the demand for new iPhones will be, and is being forced to slash production orders as a result." ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Poor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters created misleading iPhone supply chain panic"  Roughly Drafted 7:59 AM
  • "How Amazon's deal with Apple puts the hurt on small sellers"  CNET 9:01 AM
  • "Apple-Amazon deal will push indie sellers to eBay and reduce scams" Indie Research 10:31 AM
  • "Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology" AppleInsider 1:54 PM
  • "Videos from the 10.4.4 Release and the FCPX Creative Summit" 7:07 AM
  • "How to Troubleshoot & Fix MacOS Mojave Wi-Fi Issues" OS X Daily 2:31 PM
  • "Fix Your Mouse Not Working in macOS With These Tricks" Apple Gazette 10:11 AM
  • "How to merge separate Safari windows into one on Mac" iDownload Blog 7:56 AM
  • "How to automate your Mac with Calendar" Computerworld 7:45 AM
  • "How to use Cc and Bcc in email on iPhone, iPad, and Mac" 9to5Mac 4:35 PM
  • "Taps for the Micro" Rixstep 7:16 PM
Press Releases
  • "'LEGO The Incredibles' RPG for macOS coming on November 21, pre-order and trailer now available" 9to5Mac 11:17 AM
  • "RAW Power 2.0 for Mac and iOS launched with batch editing, new adjustment tools, Dark Mode" Digital Photography Review 10:10 AM
  • "The best app for RAW image processing on Mac and iOS just got updated" Apple Must 10:00 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Tim Cook defends taking billions from Google"  Axios 11:17 AM
  • "Tim Cook defends using Google as primary search engine on Apple devices: Apple CEO also thinks forthcoming federal regulation of tech companies is 'inevitable.'"  Ars Technica 6:44 AM
  • "Tim Cook defends Google search deal despite Apple's privacy focus" The Verge 6:53 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook defends Google search deal but expects new privacy law" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Tech hasn't done enough to push gender diversity" Cult of Mac 6:53 AM
  • "Apple boss Tim Cook says tech regulation is 'inevitable'" Telegraph 7:10 AM
  • "Apple's expanding health lab: After a sit-down interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook for 'Axios on HBO,' Axios got a tour inside the exercise lab Apple uses to make sure its watch can accurately track your workout of choice — whatever that might be." Axios 10:51 AM
  • "Tim Cook's daily routine starts with getting up at 4 a.m. and reading emails for an hour" Business Insider 9:00 AM
  • "12 things Apple's Tim Cook told us this week" Apple Must 8:42 AM
  • "Apple legend Guy Kawasaki bemoans iPhone battery 'mistake' and questions iPad future: Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has called out the company's decision to prioritise sleek design ahead of addressing consumer angst about smartphone battery life, as a huge mistake by the tech giant."  Australian Financial Review 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Maps Collecting Pedestrian Data Starting in California, Likely to Improve Walking Directions" MacRumors 9:49 AM
  • "Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "The reason Tumblr vanished from the App Store: Child pornography that slipped through the filters/ learned why Tumblr's app mysteriously disappeared from Apple's App Store and received a statement of confirmation from the company."  CNET Download 7:54 PM
  • "Tumblr Disappeared from the App Store Because of Child Porn" Gizmodo 9:13 PM
  • "Apple's gorgeous new Champs-Élysées store opened yesterday in Paris, here are the images" iDownload Blog 8:24 AM
  • "The war on screen time: Your kids use their phones too much. You probably do too." Axios 4:28 PM
  • "iPad Pro — 5 Reasons iPad Pro can be your next computer — Apple" YouTube 2:30 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Russia's Cozy Bear comes out of hiding with post-election spear-phishing blitz: Emails that seem eerily familiar masquerade as US State Department." Ars Technica 7:50 PM
  • "For the first time, researchers say Facebook can cause depression: The findings are published in the December Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology" MarketWatch 10:15 AM
  • "Google is prepared to ruthlessly shut down its news service if it is stung by sweeping new European internet laws" Business Insider 7:55 AM
  • "Scumbags cram Make-A-Wish website with coin-mining malware" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's 'war' footing at Facebook driving out executives" Telegraph 7:10 AM
  • "No Roger, NoSQL, No Rent – Mac Geek Gab Podcast 736" The Mac Observer 6:40 PM
  • "Amazon's Eventual Failure, Silicon Valley's Soul – TMO Daily Observations 2018-11-19" The Mac Observer 2:51 PM
  • "Apple's deal with Amazon: Good for you, but not this small seller (The 3:59, Ep. 491)" CNET 1:53 PM
  • "Michael Devins of Jamf Follows Up The Jamf Nation User Conference" MacVoices 1:31 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 @ The FCPX Creative Summit 2018: Live Coverage as it happened" FCPRadio 8:33 AM
  • "How much RAM is in your oven? How fast is your oven's processor?" The MT Show 7:01 AM
  • "Bendgate Pro? Apple's new iPad is easily bent out of shape: A famous bend-tester finds that Apple's new tablet can be easily snapped in two. Should buyers be worried?" ZDNet 9:54 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug" AppleInsider 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft and Apple working to fix iCloud issues with October 2018 Update" iMore 11:18 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Apple to Hold Four Day Shopping Event Starting on Black Friday" MacRumors 7:16 PM
  • "Blue + Black Friday > Black Friday" iFixit 2:30 PM
  • "Apple doesn't have Black Friday deals for iPhones — but here are the stores that do" Business Insider 11:48 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM

  • "Apple's new MacBook Air is a revelation, and I'm glad I bought it — even though it's too expensive" Business Insider 7:15 PM
  • "I was wrong about the iPad Pro (2018): Re-review/Can an iPad Pro (2018) replace your laptop, and does iOS 12 do enough to make the new hardware sing?" iMore 7:18 PM
  • "iPhone XR vs Android's best: A razor-thin margin of victory/Apple's newest and cheapest handset takes on the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL, and OnePlus 6T." Macworld 6:50 AM
  • "Can this magic wand teach your kids (or you) to code? Review: With its new kit, Kano hopes that magic - and Harry Potter - can get kids coding." ZDNet 7:14 AM
  • "Fitbit Charge 3 review: A better fitness tracker everywhere it counts" Mashable 11:41 AM
  • "Misfit Vapor 2 review: This Wear OS smartwatch misses the mark" Android Central 1:53 PM
  • "Fossil Sport review: Just another Wear OS watch" Engadget 4:39 PM
  • "Review: Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods is surprisingly good" AppleInsider 1:56 PM
  • "OnePlus' $20 Bullets are the USB-C earbuds to buy: Irresistible value, comfort, and sound" The Verge 7:55 AM
  • "Facebook Portal+ Review: It's not a spy, but you still won't want to friend Facebook's Portal+" Digital Trends 7:55 AM
  • "How to enable mute on iPad" 9to5Mac 7:18 PM
  • "Here's how to make editing text on iPhones a gajillion times easier" The Next Web 11:18 AM
  • "Learn How to Use Siri Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier" Gizmodo 10:01 AM
  • "iOS Control Center Hidden Buttons" MacMost 9:02 AM
  • "How to sign PDFs without printing them first" The Next Web 7:55 AM
  • "How to Stream from iPhone to Firestick" AddictiveTips 7:10 AM
  • "People are freaking out over this iPhone curser trick" Mashable 4:39 PM
  • "Apple charges a ton of money for built-in storage — here's how to get around it" Business Insider 8:33 PM
  • "Here's how Apple's new $1,000 iPhone XS compares to last year's iPhone X" Business Insider 6:49 PM
  • "Apple's Hopes of an iPhone Upgrade 'Supercycle' Seemingly Fade Away" iDrop News 4:39 PM
  • "Don't Ask Tim Cook About Privacy Regulation. Ask Him About Nondiscrimination." Forbes 4:38 PM
  • "Happy holidays? Not for some of Apple's suppliers." Mashable 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Curtails iPhone XS And XR Production, Here's The Likely Reason As To Why" Redmond Pie 10:11 AM
  • "Apple Cuts New iPhone Production by 30 Percent" Thurrott 7:57 AM
  • "iPhone 2019 wishlist: Our hopes for the future of Apple's most important product" Macworld 6:53 AM
  • "Regulating the humans behind the wheel of autonomous vehicles" Axios 8:29 AM
  • "A closer look at Royole's foldable display"  TechCrunch 6:49 AM
  • "FoxTrot Classics for November 19, 2018" GoComics 8:26 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "'ReversiQuest 2', a Tactical RPG with Reversi-Based Combat, Now Available on iOS" Touch Arcade 4:29 PM
  • "Razer Releases The Least Razer Keyboard Ever" Kotaku 1:54 PM
  • "RødeCaster Pro is the perfect box for iOS podcasters" Cult of Mac 1:54 PM
  • "Google Photos for iOS gets portrait depth editing and color pop" VentureBeat 12:39 PM
  • "Google Photos for iOS adds portrait depth editing" The Verge 11:50 AM
  • "Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "Satechi's newest wireless charger has USB-C and fast charging" The Verge 10:11 AM
  • "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the home and home office" Ars Technica 9:43 AM
  • "Best gifts for Mac fans [Gift Guide 2018] Cult of Mac 9:43 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of November 19, 2018: Chuck Joiner, Mojave, Microsoft Office Alternatives" The MUG Center 8:25 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Takes Overall Top Spot in ABI Research's Blockchain-as-a-Service Competitive Assessment" ABIresearch 7:55 AM
  • "Don't expect help with broken Windows" IT PRO (UK) 7:51 AM
  • "Re-released Windows 10 October 2018 Update breaks Apple iCloud" BetaNews 8:08 AM
  • "Having iCloud Problems on Windows 10? A Fix is Coming" LAPTOP Magazine 7:55 AM
  • "Windows 10 October 2018 Update has broken iCloud" TechRadar UK 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft is working with Apple to fix iCloud issues on Windows 10 October 2018 Update" Neowin 7:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Replacing Surface 4 Pro models that have screen issues after update" Guru3D 7:51 AM
  • "IBM bets on a multi-cloud future" ZDNet 7:35 AM
  • "IBM reinforces multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion" Tech Central 7:35 AM
  • "IBM Watson AI helps drive Lexus car advert with Oscar-winning director" IT PRO (UK) 7:35 AM
  • "Lexus and IBM debut the world's first TV advert entirely scripted by artificial intelligence" City AM 7:34 AM
  • "IBM launches Call for Code to help first responders" ABC& News 7:32 AM
  • "Q&A: IBM Flash Storage Systems CTO Andy Walls" eWeek 7:32 AM
  • "University of Bahrain collaborates with Dell EMC to fuel Bahrain's Vision 2030" GDN Online 7:29 AM
  • "Dell Technologies CFO: '$67 billion mega merger with EMC shaped my leadership style'" Forbes 7:28 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-9700K Review" bit-tech 7:25 AM
  • "QNAP Releases Mustang-200 Computing Accelerator Card" Guru3D 7:23 AM
  • "Researchers Find Seven New Meltdown and Spectre Attacks" Guru3D 7:23 AM
  • "Intel's Cascade Lake-X HEDT CPUs Will Feature No Big Changes Over Skylake-X Chips – Will Feature Glacier Falls 'X399' Platform Support" WCCFTech 7:22 AM
  • "TSMC to challenge Intel data center dominance with IBM win" Nikkei 7:22 AM
  • "AI Silicon Startups Report Traction: Graphcore shows Dell system, Intel leads $75 Habana round" EE Times 7:22 AM
  • "AMD RX 590 Vs Nvidia GTX 1060 Benchmarks In Different Games" SegmentNext 7:20 AM
  • "Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene to be replaced by ex-Oracle president Thomas Kurian in early 2019" ComputerWeekly 7:19 AM
  • "Indian businesses fast adopting Oracle's 'self-driving' database" The Economic Times 7:18 AM
  • "AWS picks another fight with Oracle, this time by offering free Java support" CRN 7:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple tanks after reportedly cutting production of its 3 newest iPhone models amid waning demand" Business Insider 2:33 PM
  • "Reminder: Apple promised a record December" Apple 3.0 12:39 PM
  • "Apple Stock Is Falling on New Report of iPhone Production Cuts" Barron's 9:00 AM
  • "Supply chain channel check stories hurting skittish investors, enriching Apple's shareholders" Roughly Drafted 7:57 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow closes down nearly 400 points as tech losses batter stock market: The National Association of Home Builder's confidence index drops the most in four years" MarketWatch 4:30 PM
  • "US stocks tumble as tech titans slide" FOXBusiness 4:29 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Post Weekly Loss in Volatile Trading: Disappointing results from Nvidia and Nordstrom spook investors" [Paid Membership Required] 4:29 PM
  • "Asian markets mostly firmer even as U.S.-China trade tensions linger: Nikkei up slightly, Hang Seng trades mixed before higher finish" MarketWatch 8:30 AM
  • "European stocks end at 3-week low; Renault's stock tumbles on Ghosn report: Renault shares closed 8.4% lower after CEOs Carlos Ghosn's arrest" MarketWatch 5:37 PM

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