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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, November 19, 2019


  • "Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple offer defense in congressional antitrust probe"  Reuters 1:54 PM
  • "Big tech companies defend business practices in response to antitrust questions from Congress" GeekWire 1:54 PM
  • "Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple Push Back on House Tech Concerns" Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 2:45 PM
  • "Conde Nast CEO Roger Lynch: 'The Jury Is Out' on Apple News Plus"  Variety 3:37 PM
  • "Silicon Valley's Biggest Foe Is Getting Even Tougher" ["From her perch overseeing Europe's competition rules, she fined Google more than $9 billion for breaking antitrust laws, and forced Apple to pay about $14.5 billion for dodging taxes."]  New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:36 AM
  • "Apple augmented reality smart glasses: The story so far/All we know to date about Apple's plans for an augmented reality wearable"  GearBrain 8:29 AM
  • "The Apple Card Didn't 'See' Gender—and That's the Problem: The way its algorithm determines credit lines makes the risk of bias more acute."  Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:10 AM
  • "Apple potential target of proposed bill that would limit flow of data to China"  AppleInsider 8:03 AM
  • "No More Data Storage In China, GOP Senator's Bill Says" Law360 [Paid Membership Required] 8:24 AM
  • "Clicking Audio Issue with New 16 Inch MacBook Pro and Final Cut Pro X" 8:30 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 review: AI-powered image editor does wonders/Consumer-focused image editor reaches the next level." Macworld 8:12 AM
  • "New Video: Will it Sync? The Original iPod and macOS Catalina" 512 Pixels 9:30 AM
  • "How to check and use Activation Lock on your Mac" iDownload Blog 2:40 PM
  • "How to change the 16-inch MacBook Pro display refresh rate" iDownload Blog 11:57 AM
  • "How To Copy Reminders In macOS Catalina With a Script" MacMost 1:38 PM
  • "How to highlight text and add post-its in Safari" Cult of Mac 3:23 PM
Press Releases
  • "ChronoSync Maintenance Release for macOS 10.15, Catalina!" Econ Technologies 7:51 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Dreamforce 2019 Live Broadcast" [Tim Cook among speakers] Salesforce 3:36 PM
  • "Apple partners with 100cameras to teach Chicago students photography with iPhone" ["This fall, 100cameras, a nonprofit organization that teaches adolescents the tools of photography and the power of self expression through visual storytelling, partnered with Apple to equip DRW students with the new iPhone 11 with its advanced camera capabilities, designed for everyone to be a visual storyteller. After each program, prints of the students' photos are sold through 100cameras and 100 percent of proceeds go back to the local community partner organizations they visit."] Apple 1:39 PM
  • "Apple Teams Up With 100cameras to Teach Chicago Students iPhone Photography Using iPhone 11" MacRumors 1:54 PM
  • "Apple Pay Will Likely Stay Ahead of Google and Samsung"  Market Realist 10:15 AM
  • "Mac-group appoints new COO and chief contracting officer" Irish Times 9:03 PM
  • "Teens want Apple's AirPods for Christmas more than anything? Not exactly" ZDNet 9:25 AM
  • "Apple's New Map, Expansion #6: Midwest + Western U.S."  Justin O'Beirne 3:02 PM
  • "Apple's improved Maps data works its way into the Northwest" iMore 8:18 AM
  • "Apple Maps Revamp Rolls Out Widely in Western and Midwestern United States" MacRumors 9:51 AM
  • "The Morning Show's executive producers felt like early reviews were an 'attack on Apple'"  The Verge 3:37 PM
  • "Landlord removes giant iPhone advert blocking daylight into poverty-hit families' homes" The Independent 8:09 AM
  • "Controversial light-blocking iPhone billboard removed from window" Cult of Mac 8:09 AM
  • "Ex iAd chief tells the story of how he accidentally stole Steve Jobs' laptop from his office" 9to5Mac 8:11 AM
  • "Former Apple Employee Shares Incredible Story of Accidentally Stealing Steve Jobs' MacBook From His Office" MacRumors 9:26 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Amazon gets closer to getting Alexa everywhere" BBC 7:55 PM
  • "SoftBank Robotics launches a $499 monthly robotic vacuum service" ZDNet 5:34 PM
  • "Disney+: We Weren't Hacked, You're Probably Using an Old Password/A number of Disney+ users have noticed strangers hopping on to their accounts, but Disney says its streaming service was not breached. One likely culprit? People re-using passwords that were exposed in previous hacks. Two affected customers explain." PC Magazine 5:26 PM
  • "Zuckerberg's Anti-China Rhetoric Roils Facebook Employees" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 9:25 AM
  • "Salesforce wants to bring voice to the workplace" TechCrunch 8:17 AM
  • "Google's redesigned 'My Devices' page now tracks computers" Engadget 8:09 AM
  • "'Rude' robot able to distract gamers" BBC 8:09 AM
  • "John Legere brought T-Mobile back from the dead. Now he's moving on" CNET 7:52 AM
  • "Google Shakes Up Its 'TGIF'—and Ends Its Culture of Openness: Amid leaks and protests, CEO Sundar Pichai is drastically shrinking the company-wide meeting that was once a symbol of Google's idealism." Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:40 AM
  • "Dr Mac and the New Logitech Mouse – TMO Daily Observations 2019-11-19" The Mac Observer 1:39 PM
  • "9to5Mac Daily: November 19, 2019 – Apple December event, iOS 13.2.3" 9to5Mac 12:50 PM
  • "The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 269, With Special Guest Casey Johnston" Daring Fireball 11:57 AM
  • "AppStories, Episode 139 – Interview: How Soulver Reimagined the Calculator with Its Creator, Zac Cohan" MacStories 8:29 AM
  • "Andy Miller | Sold 1st Co. For $275m, Future of Esports | The Eavesdrop Podcast Ep. 48" YouTube 8:11 AM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 318: Motion creates emotions" iDownload Blog 7:40 AM
  • "Lights, Keyboards and CarPlay!" The MT Show 7:28 AM
  • "Apple preparing to build the 'next generation of media apps for Windows': Apple looking for UWP developers, too" The Verge 7:57 PM
  • "Apple Is Building the 'Next-Generation' of Its Media Apps for Windows" Thurrott 9:01 PM
  • "Apple working on 'next generation of media apps for Windows'" iMore 9:01 PM
  • "Apple to intro 13.3-inch MacBook Pro featuring scissor switch keyboard in 1H20" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 8:30 AM
  • "iOS 13.2.3 is out: It fixes iPhone search and Messages but what about battery drain?" ZDNet 8:16 AM
  • "16-Inch MacBook Pro Features New 'Lid Angle Sensor'" MacRumors 3:23 PM
  • "Future Apple Watch could monitor muscle movements using EMG sensors" AppleInsider 9:25 AM
  • "Apple Wins Apple Watch Patent Supporting Face ID and Special Sports Oriented Sensors" Patently Apple 8:10 AM
  • "Future Apple Watches may add a camera, more fitness features (and Face ID?)" Apple World Today 8:13 AM
  • "Apple Wins Patent for Haptic Feedback Gloves for VR Games that could be played on a Mac" Patently Apple 8:24 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for alleviating motion sickness in a car" Apple World Today 8:12 AM
  • "'Why won't my flashlight work on my iPhone?': 4 ways to troubleshoot your iPhone flashlight if it isn't working" Business Insider 3:23 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:28 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:28 AM

  • "How Apple fixed the MacBook Pro" iMore 10:32 AM
  • "The New MacBook Pro Keyboard Initial Impressions and Thoughts" MacSparky 8:20 AM
  • "Comparing Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro & 16-inch MacBook Pro" AppleInsider 2:40 PM
  • "16-inch MacBook Pro top features - a bonafide return to form [Video] 9to5Mac 8:10 AM
  • "MacBook Pro 16 vs. MacBook Pro 13: Is bigger always better? The 16-inch MacBook Pro is insanely powerful, but is it overkill for your needs?" Digital Trends 2:41 PM
  • "Initial 16-inch MacBook Pro thermal and graphics tests highlight performance gains [Video] 9to5Mac 3:23 PM
  • "How to change your restrictions passcode on an iPhone in 2 ways" Business Insider 11:57 AM
  • "How to search for images, attachments and scans in Notes on iOS" iDownload Blog 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Student Discount Guide: Savings for Students and Teachers" MacRumors 4:05 PM
  • "How to make sure your AirPods update to the latest firmware version, and check which version is installed" Business Insider 9:11 AM
  • "Apple spent 'billions' on revamped Maps service" AppleInsider 9:03 PM
  • "Apple iOS 13.2.3 Release: Should You Upgrade?" Forbes 9:03 PM
  • "Apple's Upcoming Lowest-Priced iPhone Shows New Challenges" Seeking Alpha 4:06 PM
  • "Apple Has Lost Its Monopoly For Apple Pay On The iPhone And No One Noticed" Seeking Alpha 2:40 PM
  • "U.S. retail prepares for an AR holiday season" Apple Must 2:36 PM
  • "Apple TV+, Disney+, and Storytelling's Golden Era" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 11:05 AM
  • "iPhone users: Do you love or loathe Quick Share in iOS 13?" Computerworld 9:59 AM
  • "Apple Music: Will ByteDance Threaten Its Growth?" Market Realist 9:11 AM
  • "Dangerous lifestyles: You're not my dad, Apple/Apple's very parental App Store decisions." Macworld 8:12 AM
  • "How Apple is limiting data collection on your iPhone, part 2" Apple World Today 8:09 AM
  • "Apple December New York Event: Exactly What Will Be Revealed" Forbes 7:40 AM
  • "Wedbush: Why Don Trump and Tim Apple are going to Austin" Apple 3.0 7:37 AM
  • "Fossil Hybrid HR review: This hybrid smartwatch is off to a rough start" Android Police 10:57 AM
  • "Opinion: Websites Ask for Permissions And Attack Forgiveness" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:16 AM
  • "Stadia is a long game as Google lags" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:51 PM
  • "Opinion: Google needs to allay Stadia concerns — its botched launch does the opposite" 9to5Google 11:05 AM
  • "Why Google Stadia is a 'leap forward' for gaming, according to its boss" BBC 7:51 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Streets 4.5: Street View App Adds Drag and Drop and Live Panorama Mode" FutureTap 6:23 PM
  • "Satechi Launches Type-C Aluminum Stand and Hub for Mac Mini" MacRumors 11:56 AM
  • "Documents 7 brings new design, full PDF editor, iPad multitasking features & much more" iDownload Blog 9:25 AM
  • "'Football Manager 2020 Mobile' and 'Football Manager 2020 Touch' Are Now Available on the App Store for iOS and for iPad Respectively" Touch Arcade 8:30 AM
  • "Amazon one-ups Apple with free music on iOS" Cult of Mac 12:51 PM
  • "Amazon Music Has a New Free Tier on Mobile" Thurrott 8:29 AM
  • "AMD's $799 Radeon Pro W5700 offers a potential GPU alternative for the Mac Pro" AppleInsider 8:24 AM
  • "Apple announces surprise NYC event for December 2" BetaNews 8:22 AM
  • "Apple Hosting App-Focussed Event in New York on December 2nd" The Mac Observer 8:09 AM
  • "WWDC app is now called the 'Apple Developer' app" Cult of Mac 8:09 AM
  • "VIZIO Supports Disney+ Streaming Through Apple AirPlay, and Soon Over Chromecast Built-In Starting Early December" PRNewswire 7:26 AM
  • "Socket Mobile Updates Capture SDK for iOS 13 Compatibility" PRNewswire 7:26 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Intel officially reveals Ponte Vecchio as 'world's first' exascale GPU" The Inquirer 5:51 AM
  • "Forget the PS5 and ray tracing — Intel's GPU roadmap looks e-Xe-mplary" TrustedReviews 6:36 AM
  • "Intel sort of delays Cooper Lake but it is on time - SemiAccurate" SemiAccurate 6:38 AM
  • "Intel is purging in end-of-life drivers and BIOS update downloads" The Inquirer 6:38 AM
  • "Intel unveils new GPU architecture and oneAPI software stack" DigiTimes 6:38 AM
  • "AMD drops new Radeon GPU driver with support for Fortnite's upcoming DirectX 12 mode" Game Debare 6:35 AM
  • "AMD might reveal its RDNA 2 GPU at CES 2020 | KitGuru" KitGuru 6:35 AM
  • "AMD launches 7-nm Radeon Pro workstation graphics chips" VentureBeat 8:22 AM
  • "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD): Growth Slowdown, But Still Better Than Its Peers" NYSE Nasdaq News 6:31 AM
  • "Microsoft Teams surpasses 20 million daily active users; rival Slack shares slip" Reuters 10:44 AM
  • "Is Microsoft Teams Eating Slack Alive? (NASDAQ: MSFT) (NYSE: WORK)" 24/7 Wall St. 11:13 AM
  • "Microsoft Reports Surge In Teams Users: The number of daily active users of Teams has grown to 20 million, out-pacing the growth of competing collaboration platform Slack." CRN 11:13 AM
  • "Microsoft embraces DNS over HTTPS to secure the web" IT PRO (UK) 10:45 AM
  • "Aira, Microsoft, and Moovit make public transport more accessible for the visually impaired" VentureBeat 8:12 AM
  • "With Xbox Scarlett's price, Microsoft won't repeat its Xbox One mistakes" TechRadar UK 6:54 AM
  • "HP Rejects Xerox Offer, But Remains Open to Persuasion" Zacks 6:14 AM
  • "Frank Azor gets a successor: Vivian Lien becomes new VP of Alienware and Dell Gaming" NotebookCheck 6:12 AM
  • "Scientists used IBM Watson to discover an ancient humanoid stick figure" Business Insider 6:53 AM
  • "IBM And Bank Of America Are Developing A Financial Services-Ready Public Cloud" Forbes 6:53 AM
  • "Cisco blasts sueball at 3 ex-employees it claims handed trade secrets over to same rival" The Register 8:12 AM
  • "Oracle vs Google will be decided once and for all in the Supreme Court" The Inquirer 5:51 AM
  • "Open Invention Network teams up with IBM, Linux Foundation, and Microsoft to protect open-source software from patent trolls" ZDNet 11:15 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple Stock Hits a New High on Strong iPhone 11 Sales. Valuation Is a Worry."  Barron's [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1:01 PM
  • "Institutional ownership of AAPL on the rise leading into iPhone 12 cycle" AppleInsider 1:54 PM
Industry News
  • "Nasdaq closes at new high; Dow, S&P retreat from records on earnings and doubts about China trade deal: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 5:22 PM
  • "Nasdaq Closes at Record High, Stocks Mixed Over Home Depot, Trump Trade Threat" TheStreet 5:22 PM
  • "Stock Futures: Check Premarket Prices For Dow Futures, S&P 500 Futures, Nasdaq Futures | Investor's Business Daily" Investor's Business Daily 5:22 PM
  • "Nasdaq snags record high as Home Depot, Boeing dent the Dow" FOXBusiness 5:23 PM
  • "Stocks Slip on Disappointing Retail Earnings" [Paid Membership Required] 5:23 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed on continued uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 7:14 AM
  • "European stocks push higher, bolstered by optimism over a U.S.-China trade deal: MarketWatch" MarketWatch 7:15 AM

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