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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, March 9, 2018


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "YouTube Surges into the Top 10 and Ranks Third Most Intimate Brands among Millennials, According to MBLM's Brand Intimacy 2018 Report" ["Apple and Disney ranked as the first and second most intimate brands for millennials. Comparatively, in MBLM's 2017 report, Disney placed first, followed by Amazon and Netflix."] MBLM 8:16 AM
  • "Millennials feel closer emotional bond to Apple than any other brand, says large-scale brand survey" 9to5Mac 7:41 AM
  • "Apple confirms investigation of creepy Chinese iCloud incident" ["According to sister publications The Paper and Sixth Tone, an Apple customer identified as 'Qin' attempted to close his iCloud account ahead of the government takeover, only to have an AppleCare advisor argue with him, hack his account, and threaten to expose his personal information to teach him a lesson."]  VentureBeat 9:48 AM
  • "Apple Reportedly Interested in Obama Series if Netflix Fails to Clinch Content Deal With Former President" MacRumors 7:40 AM
  • "Scaffolding rises at Apple's Fifth Avenue construction site, signaling return of iconic glass cube" 9to5Mac 1:58 PM
  • "Toddler Locks Mom's iPhone for 47 Years" PC Magazine 9:29 AM
  • "How the tech companies can fix push notifications" Mashable 7:49 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Intel reportedly poised to make defensive Broadcom bid amidst chip industry tumult" AppleInsider 6:11 PM
  • "Facebook launches AR effects tied to real-world tracking markers" TechCrunch 6:02 PM
  • "FCC's Ajit Pai is Surrounded By a 'Set of People With a Very Traditional Mindset', Says Sir Tim Berners-Lee" Slashdot 3:04 PM
  • "Ex-DOJ officials worry about political motives in AT&T merger suit" Axios 3:03 PM
  • "Return of the JEDI: Why the cloud industry is closely eyeing a big Pentagon cloud contract" GeekWire 2:27 PM
  • "Reddit Still Hosts Links to Russian Propaganda Sites" Wired 11:28 AM
  • "Google teases March 10th 'Mario Day' event on Maps as it starts popping up for some users" 9to5Mac 9:45 AM
  • "Net Neutrality Fight Heads to Federal Appeals Court in San Francisco" The Mac Observer 9:44 AM
  • "Google gives up on tablets: Android P marks an end to its ambitious efforts to take on Apple's iPad" AppleInsider 7:44 AM
  • "Tech's sexist algorithms and how to fix them" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:02 AM
  • "Women in Technology" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 8:02 AM
  • "'Bombshell' shatters myth around Wi-Fi inventor Hedy Lamarr: Coinciding with International Women's Day, a documentary looks at the life of Hedy Lamarr, the glamorous actress who led a secret life as an inventor."  CNET 7:37 AM
  • "The Talk Show: 'Podcast Amnesia', With Special Guest Jason Snell" Daring Fireball 5:38 PM
  • "Mark Fuccio on iPhone Sales, Spotify and Apple Music Subscriptions, and Dropbox" MacVoices 2:27 PM
  • "Luxury and Passing the Baton: Excerpt from The Four, chapter on Apple." Inc. 2:06 PM
  • "We talk to Beamdog about Siege of Dragonspear for mobile, classic D&D RPGs, and why a level editor won't be coming any time soon" 148Apps 9:45 AM
  • "Final Cut Pro TV w Brad Olsen 'Off The Tracks' the FCPX Documentary" FCPXtv 8:50 AM
  • "HomePod Mini and the end of iTunes, this week on The CultCastCult of Mac 7:57 AM
  • "AppleInsider Podcast interviews Adam Justice of ConnectSense, discusses Right to Repair, HomeKit, and Workflow App" AppleInsider 7:42 AM