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Monday Highlights: Mark Gurman profiles Apple's COO and CEO heir apparent, Jeff Williams, who is seen to be more of an operations guy like Tim Cook as opposed to visionary like Steve Jobs; Macworld's Michael Simon predicts Apple may lose a lot of iPhone users if they continue ignoring lower priced market; Wall Street Journal reports Apple closes stores early in Hong Kong over social turmoil and fears of lawlessness; here's a review of Microsoft To-Do for Mac; 20 years ago Apple launched first consumer laptop, Wi-Fi; The Verge exposé of delivery apps' use of our tips to pay worker wages; Pixel 4 said to have better face-sensing tech than iPhone; Apple to switch from OLED to microLED displays next year in Apple Watches, and ProMotion tech, à la iPad Pro, said to arrive in next-gen iPhones.

Apple/Macintosh
  • "What Apple knows about you"  Axios 7:59 AM
  • "Apple Discusses Acquisition of Intel's German Modem Unit: Apple is in talks to buy a key part of Intel's smartphone modem business—its German operations—in a deal that could boost the iPhone maker's plans to internally develop a modem for its devices, according to four people briefed on the discussions."  The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 6:16 PM
  • "Apple looks to acquire Intel's German phone modem business, report says: Intel has seen 'significant interest' in its 5G phone modem business." CNET 7:35 PM
  • "Apple Music Could Be Worth $20 Billion by Itself, Analyst Says"  Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:12 AM
  • "Apple's U.S. iPhones Can All Be Made Outside of China If Needed: Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand."  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:40 AM
  • "Foxconn has enough capacity outside China to meet Apple's U.S. demand" Reuters 7:51 AM
  • "Foxconn extends range of US plant as trade war divides tech market: Taiwan tech giant ready to shift iPhone manufacture out of China if needed" Nikkei 10:04 AM
  • "Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Head Recuse Himself From Google, Apple Probes: Makan Delrahim lobbied for Gooogle, Apple as DOJ probes tech" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:40 AM
  • "Elizabeth Warren says US antitrust chief should recuse himself from investigating Google and Apple" The Verge 8:52 AM
  • "Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes" Reuters 8:55 AM
OS X
News
  • "Here are the iOS frameworks Apple's Catalyst brings to Mac" Apple Must 3:39 PM
  • "macOS Catalina 10.15 brings streamlined Apple ID account management to System Preferences" iDownload Blog 5:27 PM
  • "Mozilla's new Firefox logo shows it's more than just a browser" Engadget 8:53 AM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How to make FileVault work again when you're missing a 'secure token'" Macworld 7:58 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to use Screen Time on your Mac" iMore 9:09 AM
  • "How to hide recent apps from the Dock on macOS Mojave" AddictiveTips 6:21 PM
  • "How To Copy and Paste On a Mac" MacMost 10:00 AM
Op/Ed
  • "Letter of Recommendation: Bug Fixes" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:50 AM
Press Releases
  • "iMovie's latest update brings green screen effects, 80 new soundtracks, and more" Macworld 5:28 PM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "News companies take Big Tech battle to Capitol Hill"  Axios 9:02 AM
  • "Brands like HP and Apple try film to reach young consumers who skip commercials"  Los Angeles Times [Paid Membership Required] 10:07 AM
  • "A Goldman Sachs exec explains why the bank isn't sweating concerns over the Apple Card's profitability" [BI Prime] Business Insider 8:30 AM
  • "How Amazon overtook Google and Apple to become the world's most valuable brand" Telegraph 7:57 AM
  • "Amazon Surpasses Apple and Google to Become World's Most Valuable Brand" MacRumors 7:49 AM
  • "BrandZ Global Top 100 Most Valuable Brands 2019" [Interactive PDF Booklet] BrandZ 7:49 AM
  • "Apple cancels 700-acre data center project in Denmark, looks to sell off the land" 9to5Mac 8:51 AM
  • "Apple terminates $921m iCloud data center project in Denmark" AppleInsider 9:10 AM
  • "Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark" Reuters 9:26 AM
  • "Upgraded Apple Bondi reopens in Australia on June 29th" 9to5Mac 5:24 PM
  • "Apple Works to Make BYOD Company Programs Private" The Mac Observer 12:08 PM
  • "Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri" The Next Web 9:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Amazon speaks out in favor of regulating facial recognition" Seattle Times 7:46 PM
  • "Gaming Services Are The New Netflix For Millennials" HotHardware 3:50 PM
  • "This is how scammers are now abusing Google Calendar to pillage your data: Recent attacks abuse invitation and event notification mechanisms." ZDNet 9:01 AM
  • "New Security Warning Issued For Google's 1.5 Billion Gmail And Calendar Users" ["Security researchers have this week warned that threat actors are exploiting the popularity of both in order to target users with a credential-stealing attack."] Forbes 8:53 AM
  • "Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive" Reuters 7:50 AM
  • "YouTube's CEO refuses to admit the site radicalizes users in spite of all the evidence" Business Insider 7:50 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "AppStories, Episode 115 – WWDC 2019 App-tacular" MacStories 5:42 PM
  • "WWDC/AltConf -Aleksey Novicov Updates The Developments of Contact App Slip" MacVoices 3:38 PM
  • "macOS Catalina Moves Us From User Consent to User Intent – TMO Daily Observations 2019-06-11" The Mac Observer 12:22 PM
  • "Dialog Season 1, Episode 3: A Conversation with John Gruber (Part 2)" MacStories 10:12 AM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 295: The small French connection" iDownload Blog 9:10 AM
  • "WWDC/AltConf -Philip Goward and Maia Olson of Smile on PDFpen 11" MacVoices 8:20 AM
  • "iOS 13 has over 200 new features and many will make your iPhone more useful and secure." The MT Show 7:34 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple quietly laid the groundwork for a pair of smart glasses at its biggest conference of the year"  Business Insider 3:53 PM
  • "WWDC: 16+ ways Apple improved iPad productivity/iPad and Mac just became a perfect team to get things done" Computerworld 12:07 PM
  • "Apple's new Mac Pro may be coming in September" Mashable 9:03 AM
  • "Broadcom renews RF chip supply deal with Apple for two more years" AppleInsider 9:59 AM
  • "iPhone XR 2 Could Have The Best Battery Life Amongst All The iPhones" UberGizmo 10:06 AM
  • "$10,000 later, an Apple Store Genius diagnoses a $0 MacBook Pro problem" 9to5Mac 9:16 AM
  • "An iPhone camera and a thin film could allow for home health tests & portable security screenings" AppleInsider 12:20 PM
  • "Mail in iOS 13 adds multicolored flags, new format bar, better text formatting, and more" iDownload Blog 5:27 PM
  • "Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 12.4 to Developers" MacRumors 12:20 PM
  • "Apple Pencil could gain hover-based gestures in future iPad" AppleInsider 7:58 AM
  • "Apple Wins a Patent for Next-Gen Light-Based Touch Buttons & Controls for the iMac, Trackpads, Keyboards, Car Dashboards+" Patently Apple 9:13 AM
  • "Apple patent filing shows it's still interested in an AirPower-like device" Apple World Today 8:20 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:35 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "CPU Shootout: Two Top 8-Core 2019 MacBook Pros" Bare Feats 7:57 AM
  • "Can't afford Apple's new Pro display? LG UltraFine 4K Display is your best option" Apple World Today 7:36 AM
  • "Final E5000 review: delicate bass cannons" The Verge 8:19 AM
  • "Fitbit Charge 3 vs Inspire HR: Which advanced fitness tracker is right for you?" Macworld 7:58 AM
  • "Review: Totallee Lets You Change Cases Like Clothes" The Mac Observer 3:38 PM
  • "Burkley Belton iPhone Case review: Surprisingly awesome" iMore 9:08 AM
iOS Apps
  • "iOS 13 Hands-on: The New and Improved Reminders App" iPhone Hacks 12:07 PM
  • "Spotify vs. Apple Music: Which music streaming service to choose?" CNET 10:05 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "iOS 13: How to share iCloud Drive folders from iPhone and iPad" 9to5Mac 6:16 PM
  • "How to share your audio with two AirPods in iOS 13" AppleInsider 10:55 AM
  • "How to enable subtitles for the Apple TV app and iTunes Store shows" iDownload Blog 9:09 AM
  • "How to make your iPhone battery last all day" ZDNet 9:01 AM
Tips
  • "iOS 13 Hidden Features: Mute Mail Threads, Silence Unknown Callers, Reading Goals, Low Data Mode and More" MacRumors 5:24 PM
  • "25 iOS 13 Changes and Settings You Must Know" iPhone Hacks 12:08 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Apple in Talks to Purchase Intel's German Modem Unit" MacRumors 6:21 PM
  • "Apple reportedly still in talks to acquire part of Intel's smartphone modem business" 9to5Mac 6:21 PM
  • "Apple Has Been Listening" ["I wouldn't go so far as to say the Mac is back, because it was never gone. It was more subtle than that, I think. Apple simply took its eye off the ball on Mac, with hardware that wasn't suited to many users' needs (and infrequently updated) and software that was clearly a lesser priority than iOS."] Daring Fireball 3:52 PM
  • "Antitrust boss who may investigate Apple used to lobby for ... Apple" Cult of Mac 10:36 AM
  • "The feature that dare not be named: Apple's privacy advantage" Macworld 9:26 AM
  • "From the Editor's Desk: Beta FOMO is real/We said goodbye to WWDC 2019 on Friday, but Apple gave us a present that will last all year long." iMore 9:09 AM
  • "Apple's Touch Bar Could Learn a Lesson From Intel's Dual Display Laptop Prototype" Gizmodo 9:01 AM
  • "Opinion: Apple could, and should, do the right thing on tax" 9to5Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Cassandra -Tuesday Review: Walk Gently and Take time to Smell the Flowers" eXtensions 8:20 AM
  • "Privacy: What Apple does and doesn't know about you" 9to5Mac 8:20 AM
  • "All the ways iOS 13 is going to be faster than iOS 12" Macworld 7:58 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Are Facebook Ads Discriminatory? It's Complicated" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 10:12 AM
  • "Fans Are Better Than Tech at Organizing Information Online" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:50 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Comic: The Biggest WWDC Ever?" iMore 9:08 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple joins governing board of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation" AppleInsider 5:28 PM
  • "Dropbox revamps its software to combine work tools in one spot" Reuters 3:49 PM
  • "Galaxy S10 loses value much faster than iPhone XS – Report" Apple Must 3:39 PM
  • "iPhone XS crushes Samsung Galaxy S10 when it comes to resale value retention" Apple World Today 12:20 PM
  • "Apple Watch Series 4 with LTE launches in Austria and Finland, coming soon to Israel" iDownload Blog 9:34 AM
  • "AdGuard 3.0 for iOS: officially released and ready to block ads" AdGuard 9:23 AM
  • "Welcome's new app will do your travel planning for you" TechCrunch 8:32 AM
  • "Revolut adds Apple Pay support in 16 markets" TechCrunch 8:19 AM
  • "Apple Pay support now rolling out to users in the Netherlands" 9to5Mac 7:59 AM
  • "Apple Pay Launches in The Netherlands With Dutch Bank ING" MacRumors 7:50 AM
  • "Epson Launches SureLab D870 Minilab Photo Printer for High Volume Small-Format Photo Production" PRNewswire 7:39 AM
  • "Axion Reports Press Tour for Invictus with Apple and Announces Inagural Esports Tournament in Thailand" PRNewswire 7:39 AM
  • "New TomTom GO Navigation App with Apple CarPlay" Business Wire 7:39 AM
Computer Industry
  • "AMD teases $749 16-core 'mainstream' Ryzen chip: Remember the processor core wars? They're back, as AMD puts a fire under Intel with a 16-core 3rd-generation Ryzen chip." ZDNet 7:41 AM
  • "AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU: Team Red looks to be on the top of its chip game" The Inquirer 7:42 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 9 3950X: 16 cores and 32 threads - Labeled as Gaming CPU - released in September" Guru3D 8:08 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Monster CPU Breaks Cinebench Record At 5GHz Overclock Across 16 Cores" HotHardware 3:50 PM
  • "AMD Navi: Everything we know about the RX 5700 XT and RX 5700, plus price, specs and performance" Rock, Paper, Shotgun 7:40 AM
  • "AMD's Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics cards take aim Nvidia's finest: Navi has a suite of smart bits to boot" The Inquirer 8:08 AM
  • "Acer announces support for AMD's Zen2 CPUs and Radeon RX 5700 GPUs" Neowin 7:41 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Overclocked To 5 GHz Across All 16 Cores On LN2, Destroys The Intel Core i9-9960X — MSI MEG X570 Pushes DDR4 To 5100 MHz On Air" WCCFTech 8:09 AM
  • "AMD announces new Ryzen CPUs and Radeon GPUs for gaming" Neowin 7:41 AM
  • "The True Advantage of AMD's Next-Gen Chips Isn't Power, It's Platforms" Digital Trends 9:03 PM
  • "HP announces new Elite PCs for the healthcare market" Neowin 7:41 AM
  • "No more passwords? Windows 10 1903 is close to that goal, claims Microsoft: Microsoft says the latest version of Windows 10 reduces the role of passwords more than any previous version." ZDNet 7:58 AM
  • "Five Ps Pave The Way To Purpose At Microsoft" Forbes 8:13 AM
  • "Intel goes Barefoot: Intel is to buy the six year-old enterprise networking company Barefoot Networks.┬áThe price is not disclosed," Electronics Weekly 8:09 AM
  • "Intel to Acquire Barefoot Networks" CDR Info 8:10 AM
  • "Intel's Barefoot acquisition gives it a 'strong technical boost,' says Wells Fargo" MarketWatch 8:09 AM
  • "What Divides America? Job Skills, Says IBM CEO" Fortune 8:12 AM
  • "Medtronic, IBM study: Machine learning, app, glucose monitoring hardware combo improves diabetes management/The study was based on data from 3,100 people with diabetes who used Medtronic's Guardian Connect glucose monitoring hardware for at least five days." ZDNet 12:02 PM
  • "Lenovo Announces New ThinkPad Portable Workstations" Thurrott 8:24 AM
  • "Huawei fuels rumours of PC market exit as it halts laptop orders: Big chief Trump may be about to take first big scalp (to augment crap wig)" The Inquirer 7:42 AM
  • "Global Billings Plummet: Global billings for chipmaking equipment plummeted in Q1 as the semiconductor industry hunkers down in the trade war between the U.S. and China" EE Times Asia 7:37 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Goldman Sachs CEO testing Apple Card, foresees great interest in product at launch" AppleInsider 9:04 PM
  • "Apple's Theoretical Trade War Bottom Is $151.28" Seeking Alpha 7:36 PM
Industry News
  • "Dow snaps 6-day win streak as stocks fail to defend early gains: China signals more stimulus measures" MarketWatch 5:25 PM
  • "Dow Snaps 6-Day Win Streak as Stocks Give Up Early Gains to End Lower: Stocks ended in the red Tuesday, snapping recent winning streaks for the Dow, S&P 500, and the Nasdaq." TheStreet 5:25 PM
  • "Dow Jones Reverses Lower But Holds Key Support In Key stock indexes faded to a flat finish in today's stock market as a defense merger weighed on the Dow Jones industrials and software dragged the Nasdaq." Investor's Business Daily 5:25 PM
  • "Stocks fizzle after early gains, suffer 1st loss in 6 days" Associated Press 5:25 PM
  • "Dow snaps six-day winning streak" FOXBusiness 5:25 PM
  • "U.S. Stocks Slip as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy: Major indexes end slightly lower, breaking weeklong winning streak" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:25 PM
  • "Asian markets gain despite fresh tariff threats from Trump: Chinese stocks surge amid reports of more support from Beijing" MarketWatch 8:18 AM

 
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