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MacSurfer's Archive: Sunday, April 7, 2019


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Makes Yet Another High-Profile Artificial Intelligence Hire" Motley Fool 5:18 PM
  • "This iPhone 8 model costs $750 brand new, but a YouTuber bought a damaged one on eBay for $200 and completely restored it" Business Insider 8:16 AM
  • "Remote AR will make it so we can work — or play — anywhere" VentureBeat 2:20 PM
  • "We talked to the Apple employee who says CBP detained him and tried to search his phone and laptop: 'The most invasive search the government could possibly do'"  Business Insider 4/6
  • "Reddit user says Apple Watch saved his life helping detect supraventricular tachycardia" 9to5Mac 4/6
  • "Macron's party names GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple) among Europe's largest rivals on global stage" Foss Patents 4/6
  • "Scheme to Swap Fake iPhones Adds Up to $900,000 Loss for Apple, Prosecutors Say: The iPhone 7 at an Apple store in Beijing in 2016. Two college students are accused of costing Apple nearly $900,000 in losses with a counterfeiting scheme." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4/6
  • "Fake Apple iPhone scheme tied to Oregon college students, feds allege" USA Today 4/6
Non-Apple News
  • "UK unveils sweeping plan to penalise Facebook, Google for harmful online content" Washington Post 7:19 PM
  • "Websites to be fined over 'online harms' under new proposals" BBC 7:12 PM
  • "Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content" Reuters 6:29 PM
  • "Huawei's 'shoddy' work prompts talk of a Westminster ban" BBC 6:09 PM
  • "Privacy commissioner rips Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, says livestream should be cut" Stuff: New Zealand 4:47 PM
  • "Americans turn against social media by wide margins" [Video Report] NBC News 10:51 AM
  • "Gmail, Netflix and PayPal Users Targeted In DNS Hijacking Campaign" Forbes 10:51 AM
  • "The smart speaker finally gets its killer app for business" Computerworld 4/6
  • "What the internet knows about you" Axios 4/6
  • "Dropbox uncovers 264 vulnerabilities in HackerOne Singapore bug hunt" ZDNet 4/6
  • "Testing Verizon's new 5G speeds exposed three major issues with the next-gen data network" CNET 4/6
  • "Gene Steinberg meets Josh Centers of TidBITS and Bryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer, this week on The Tech Night Owl LIVE!" The Tech Night Owl LIVE 8:01 AM
  • "The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 248, With Special Guest Peter Kafka" Daring Fireball 4/6
  • "How to cope with your MacBook keyboard [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 291] Cult of Mac 4/6
  • "Podcast: Intel Data-Centric Event, Cloud-Based Gaming" Tech.pinions [Free/Paid Registration Required] 4/6
  • "Mac Pro Mockups, State of the CPU, and John's Cable Research, with John Kheit – ACM 508" The Mac Observer 4/5
  • "Apple Music vs Spotify, AI and Special Projects – TMO Daily Observations 2019-04-05" The Mac Observer 4/5
  • "Eliska Divoka On The Evolution and Capabilities of Senior Care App Oscar Senior" MacVoices 4/5