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MacSurfer's Archive: Saturday, October 19, 2019


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Drinking heartbreak away might actually break your heart: New research links frequent drinking to a disease the Apple Watch claims to track." Inverse 11:18 AM
  • "Apple, Cisco Ask Justices To Toss Dispute Over 1-Line Orders" Law360 [Paid Membership Required] 8:08 AM
  • "'South Park' Nears $500 Million Deal for U.S. Streaming Rights" ["One company that probably won't be bidding is Apple Inc., the people said. The tech giant has eschewed controversial programming that could damage its brand, and it's wary of offending China, where it sells a lot of iPhones. 'South Park' was just banned in China after an episode mocked the country's censorship of Western movies and TV."] Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:14 PM
  • "House antitrust probe report likely by 'first part' of 2020: The committee has received tens of thousands of documents from Facebook Inc, Alphabet's Google, Inc and Apple Inc and is expecting more material in the coming weeks, Representative David Cicilline told reporters." Reuters 10/18
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges U.S. Senate to Pass the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act" MacRumors 10/18
  • "These are the top 10 brands in the world in 2019. Facebook isn't one of them." [Apple #1] Business Insider 10/18
  • "O2 drops major hint that next year's iPhones will support 5G" The Inquirer 10/18
  • "Fitbit Wants to Defeat the Apple Watch by Copying the Apple Watch" Softpedia 10/18
  • "Apple's star-studded 'The Morning Show' joins #MeToo conversation" Reuters 10/18
  • "Apple celebrates 'Dickinson,' coming to Apple TV+ November 1" Apple 10/18
  • "Apple Sets Overall Deal With Monica Beletsky" ["Under the multi-year deal, Beletsky will develop and produce television series exclusively for the streamer. This is the first overall of Beletsky's career."] Variety 10/18
Non-Apple News
  • "Google VP says guests should be informed if you have smart devices in the home" Digital Trends 6:50 PM
  • "Lawmakers express 'deep concern' over Blizzard's Hong Kong protest response: A rare bipartisan issue that Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Rubio can agree on." Ars Technica 10:23 AM
  • "Former Apple executives create new smart lock technology" FOXBusiness 10/18
  • "New sensor tech makes almost any surface a touch surface: User interface company Sentons has released a developer smartphone that shows how its pressure-sensitive ultrasound-based touch technology can trigger a range of actions." ZDNet 10/18
  • "Researcher Warns That 5G Might Actually Cause Cancer After All: 'Meanwhile, We Are Seeing Increases In Certain Types Of Head And Neck Tumors.'" NeoScope 10/18
  • "Most Americans Fail in Digital Literacy: A Pew survey found that most US respondents could answer fewer than half the questions when quizzed on technology issues. Most challenging were questions on privacy and cybersecurity." PC Magazine 10/18
  • "The outcry over deaths on Amazon's warehouse floor"  The Guardian 10/18
  • "US military will no longer use floppy disks to coordinate nuke launches: It now has a 'highly-secure solid state digital storage solution.'" Engadget 10/18
  • "Samsung says fix for Galaxy 10 fingerprint flaw is coming 'next week'" Engadget 10/18
  • "Samsung faces reputational blow from phones' fingerprint flaw" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 10/18
  • "OnePlus 8 Pro will swap the pop-up camera for a hole-punch, leak claims" The Verge 10/18
  • "Motorola event next month, could be foldable phone launch" Android Authority 10/18
  • "TSMC raises forecast for 5G phone penetration for 2020" DigiTimes [Subscription Required for Full Article] 10/18
  • "Apple AR is here. Did you notice? [Cult of Mac Magazine 319] Cult of Mac 10:17 AM
  • "iMore show 678: Social Politeness/The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple!" iMore 10:08 AM
  • "The Dalrymple Report: Disney+, Samsung security, and Google" The Loop 10/18
  • "9to5Mac Happy Hour 247: iPhone SE 2 spec rumors, Beats Solo Pro, Apple TV+ run-up" 9to5Mac 10/18
  • "The Engadget Podcast: What do we lose if Google is everywhere?" Engadget 10/18
  • "9to5Mac Daily: October 18, 2019 – AirPods Pro pricing rumors, more" 9to5Mac 10/18
  • "Apple TV comes to Roku, and Ultra-Wideband location is on its way to us, on the AppleInsider Podcast" AppleInsider 10/18
  • "iPhone SE 2 is getting BIG upgrades... We fill you in, on The CultCastCult of Mac 10/18