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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, January 11, 2020


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Masimo claims Apple stole trade secrets, poached employees for Apple Watch" Digital Trends 9:04 PM
  • "Shot on iPhone 11 Pro — Chinese New Year — Daughter" YouTube 2:44 PM
  • "Shot on iPhone 11 Pro — Chinese New Year — Making of 'Daughter' with Director Theodore Melfi" YouTube 2:45 PM
  • "Oprah Drops Sundance Doc Starring Russell Simmons Rape Accusers – Variety" Variety 1/10
  • "Oprah backs out of sexual assault documentary bound for Apple TV+, film will not air on Apple service"  AppleInsider 1/10
  • "Oprah is yanking an upcoming #MeToo documentary from Apple TV+ over creative differences: She claims the film wasn't ready, and she's no longer producing it" The Verge 1/10
  • "Oprah cancels Apple TV+ documentary on sexual assault in the music industry, only one month after Apple announced it" 9to5Mac 1/10
  • "Oprah Winfrey Upcoming Documentary for Apple TV+ Has Been Canceled" Cord Cutters News 1/10
  • "Apple is now collecting donations to help with Australia's bushfires" AppleInsider 1/10
  • "Apple partners with Red Cross to accept donations to fight Australia bushfires" Cult of Mac 1/10
  • "Apple moving to downtown Montreal" The Logic [Subscription Required for Full Article] 1/10
  • "Apple is opening a new office in downtown Montreal: It will be based in the Deloitte Tower!" iMore 1/10
  • "Stamford Apple Store to be replaced by SoNo Collection location in February" 9to5Mac 1/10
  • "A music artist says Apple Music pays her 4 times what Spotify does per stream, and it shows how wildly royalty payments can vary between services" Business Insider 1/10
  • "Apple Watch fall detection sends paramedics to the rescue when San Francisco e-biker hit by car" 9to5Mac 1/10
  • "75% of iCloud users protected by two-factor authentication, according to Apple" The Apple Post 1/10
  • "Fraudster posing as Apple tech support steals $16,000 from Mac owner" Cult of Mac 1/10
Non-Apple News
  • "Privacy Rights Groups' Open Letter Implores Google To Cleanse Android Of Exploitative Bloatware" HotHardware 4:57 PM
  • "Google pushed to take action against Android bloatware by 50+ organizations" 9to5Google 1:06 PM
  • "This concept Android Auto app uses nearby phones to detect pedestrians" 9to5Google 1:04 PM
  • "CES 2020: In pictures/Engadget's CES experience, told exclusively through photographs." Engadget 9:14 AM
  • "Amazon takes a swipe at PayPal's $4 billion acquisition: Holiday shoppers warned that Honey, a popular browser extension, was a 'security risk.'" Ars Technica 8:44 AM
  • "Proof-of-concept code published for Citrix bug as attacks intensify" ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "CES 2020 in Photos: Living in a Material World /WIRED photographer Amy Lombard captures the glory, chaos, and optimism of the consumer tech extravaganza." Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:04 AM
  • "The most important health devices to know about from CES 2020: Non-invasive blood sugar monitoring, AI and fertility were all big topics at the show." CNET 8:00 AM
  • "Does Amazon pay enough in taxes? Source says local tax bill was $297M last year" GeekWire 1/10
  • "Scientists Made a Nearly Invincible Lithium-Ion Battery: This new type of battery can be cut, bent, soaked, shot, and lit on fire—and it still powers up just fine." Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/10
  • "5G Home Internet Won't Happen Until Later in 2020, Alas: A new report says Verizon may wait until the second half of the year to offer 5G to more home users, and we found that it seems to only be signing up new customers in Chicago." PC Magazine 1/10
  • "Hundreds of millions of cable modems are vulnerable to new Cable Haunt vulnerability" ZDNet 1/10
  • "Bill would ban cellphone use for those under 21: A bill has been introduced in the state Senate that would make it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to use or possess a cellphone." The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Vermont 1/10
  • "CES 2020 recap: It's a wrap! What surprised us at CES 2020? Sony's Vision S EV, the Samsung Ballie robot and more." Engadget 1/10
  • "Amazon calls PayPal's $4 billion Honey browser add-on a 'security risk'" Engadget 1/10
  • "Only 1 in 5 Americans wear a smartwatch or fitness tracker" 9to5Google 1/10
  • "Google details its three-year fight against the Bread (Joker) malware operation" ZDNet 1/10
  • "Google Pay for Android adds support for campus IDs" 9to5Google 1/10
  • "A Glimpse of Our Connected Tech Future, Courtesy of CES 2020/Paying for gas with Amazon's Alexa or playing table tennis with a robot: Whether the latest tech trends will become fixtures in our lives is an open question." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/10
  • "Podcast: CES 2020" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:44 AM
  • "CES -Sketchboard Pro Improves The iPad for Graphic Professionals" MacVoices 1/10
  • "Mingis on Tech, Episode 29: It's show-and-tell time with the new MacBook Pro" Computerworld 1/10
  • "9to5Mac Happy Hour 259: Apple at CES 2019, Services era, iPhone Night mode contest" 9to5Mac 1/10
  • "Trade In Values, Cryptocurrency Attacks – TMO Daily Observations 2020-01-10" The Mac Observer 1/10
  • "Vergecast: a week at CES 2020/Our final roundup of tech news from the Consumer Electronics Show" The Verge 1/10
  • "The Dalrymple Report: Volume, AppleCare, and Dio Holograms" The Loop 1/10
  • "Engadget Podcast: CES 2020 and a chat with technologist John Maeda" Engadget 1/10
  • "Apple defends privacy stance & FBI wants iPhones unlocked on the AppleInsider Podcast" AppleInsider 1/10
  • "Everything We Saw, Ate, Rode, Poked, and Played With at CES: The Gadget Lab hosts look back at a show filled with fake-meat sliders, AI everything, and an ocean of electric scooters." Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 1/10