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"Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki says Apple should not have sacrificed battery life for sleek design." Is he right? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Monday Highlights: iPhone suppliers suffering under weakening iPhone production according to WSJ report, but some claim reports are misleading—coverage in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; Axios sat for interview with Tim Cook on HBO Sunday discussing gender diversity in tech, Apple's search deal with Google—more in our General Interest section; Axios also spent time touring Apple's health lab; Guy Kawasaki, former Apple Evangelist, tells Australian Financial Review Apple mistakenly focused on sleek design of iPhone over battery life; it's official, Facebook can cause depression; TechCrunch got hands-on with foldable display.

  • "Apple Suppliers Suffer as It Struggles to Forecast iPhone Demand: In recent weeks, Apple slashed production orders for all three iPhone models that it unveiled in September" [Paid Membership Required] 6:48 AM
  • "Apple is reportedly cutting production orders for its newest iPhones: But it's probably not a problem — not for Apple, at least" The Verge 9:00 AM
  • "Apple cuts production orders for all three new iPhone models: WSJ" Reuters 7:43 AM
  • "Demand for new iPhones weaker than Apple expected, claims report: It seems that Apple is having a hard time forecasting what the demand for new iPhones will be, and is being forced to slash production orders as a result." ZDNet 7:56 AM
  • "Poor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters created misleading iPhone supply chain panic"  Roughly Drafted 7:59 AM
  • "How Amazon's deal with Apple puts the hurt on small sellers"  CNET 9:01 AM
  • "Apple-Amazon deal will push indie sellers to eBay and reduce scams" Indie Research 10:31 AM
  • "Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology" AppleInsider 1:54 PM
  • "Videos from the 10.4.4 Release and the FCPX Creative Summit" 7:07 AM
  • "How to Troubleshoot & Fix MacOS Mojave Wi-Fi Issues" OS X Daily 2:31 PM
  • "Fix Your Mouse Not Working in macOS With These Tricks" Apple Gazette 10:11 AM
  • "How to merge separate Safari windows into one on Mac" iDownload Blog 7:56 AM
  • "How to automate your Mac with Calendar" Computerworld 7:45 AM
Press Releases
  • "'LEGO The Incredibles' RPG for macOS coming on November 21, pre-order and trailer now available" 9to5Mac 11:17 AM
  • "RAW Power 2.0 for Mac and iOS launched with batch editing, new adjustment tools, Dark Mode" Digital Photography Review 10:10 AM
  • "The best app for RAW image processing on Mac and iOS just got updated" Apple Must 10:00 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Tim Cook defends taking billions from Google"  Axios 11:17 AM
  • "Tim Cook defends using Google as primary search engine on Apple devices: Apple CEO also thinks forthcoming federal regulation of tech companies is 'inevitable.'"  Ars Technica 6:44 AM
  • "Tim Cook defends Google search deal despite Apple's privacy focus" The Verge 6:53 AM
  • "Apple CEO Tim Cook defends Google search deal but expects new privacy law" VentureBeat 8:34 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Tech hasn't done enough to push gender diversity" Cult of Mac 6:53 AM
  • "Apple boss Tim Cook says tech regulation is 'inevitable'" Telegraph 7:10 AM
  • "Apple's expanding health lab: After a sit-down interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook for 'Axios on HBO,' Axios got a tour inside the exercise lab Apple uses to make sure its watch can accurately track your workout of choice — whatever that might be." Axios 10:51 AM
  • "Tim Cook's daily routine starts with getting up at 4 a.m. and reading emails for an hour" Business Insider 9:00 AM
  • "12 things Apple's Tim Cook told us this week" Apple Must 8:42 AM
  • "Apple legend Guy Kawasaki bemoans iPhone battery 'mistake' and questions iPad future: Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has called out the company's decision to prioritise sleek design ahead of addressing consumer angst about smartphone battery life, as a huge mistake by the tech giant."  Australian Financial Review 9:49 AM
  • "Apple Maps Collecting Pedestrian Data Starting in California, Likely to Improve Walking Directions" MacRumors 9:49 AM
  • "Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "Apple's gorgeous new Champs-Élysées store opened yesterday in Paris, here are the images" iDownload Blog 8:24 AM
  • "iPad Pro — 5 Reasons iPad Pro can be your next computer — Apple" YouTube 2:30 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "For the first time, researchers say Facebook can cause depression: The findings are published in the December Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology" MarketWatch 10:15 AM
  • "Google is prepared to ruthlessly shut down its news service if it is stung by sweeping new European internet laws" Business Insider 7:55 AM
  • "Scumbags cram Make-A-Wish website with coin-mining malware" The Register 7:55 AM
  • "Mark Zuckerberg's 'war' footing at Facebook driving out executives" Telegraph 7:10 AM
  • "Apple's deal with Amazon: Good for you, but not this small seller (The 3:59, Ep. 491)" CNET 1:53 PM
  • "Michael Devins of Jamf Follows Up The Jamf Nation User Conference" MacVoices 1:31 PM
  • "Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 @ The FCPX Creative Summit 2018: Live Coverage as it happened" FCPRadio 8:33 AM
  • "How much RAM is in your oven? How fast is your oven's processor?" The MT Show 7:01 AM
  • "Bendgate Pro? Apple's new iPad is easily bent out of shape: A famous bend-tester finds that Apple's new tablet can be easily snapped in two. Should buyers be worried?" ZDNet 9:54 AM
  • "Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug" AppleInsider 8:29 AM
  • "Microsoft and Apple working to fix iCloud issues with October 2018 Update" iMore 11:18 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Blue + Black Friday > Black Friday" iFixit 2:30 PM
  • "Apple doesn't have Black Friday deals for iPhones — but here are the stores that do" Business Insider 11:48 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:44 AM

  • "iPhone XR vs Android's best: A razor-thin margin of victory/Apple's newest and cheapest handset takes on the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL, and OnePlus 6T." Macworld 6:50 AM
  • "Can this magic wand teach your kids (or you) to code? Review: With its new kit, Kano hopes that magic - and Harry Potter - can get kids coding." ZDNet 7:14 AM
  • "Fitbit Charge 3 review: A better fitness tracker everywhere it counts" Mashable 11:41 AM
  • "Misfit Vapor 2 review: This Wear OS smartwatch misses the mark" Android Central 1:53 PM
  • "Review: Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods is surprisingly good" AppleInsider 1:56 PM
  • "OnePlus' $20 Bullets are the USB-C earbuds to buy: Irresistible value, comfort, and sound" The Verge 7:55 AM
  • "Facebook Portal+ Review: It's not a spy, but you still won't want to friend Facebook's Portal+" Digital Trends 7:55 AM
  • "Here's how to make editing text on iPhones a gajillion times easier" The Next Web 11:18 AM
  • "Learn How to Use Siri Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier" Gizmodo 10:01 AM
  • "iOS Control Center Hidden Buttons" MacMost 9:02 AM
  • "How to sign PDFs without printing them first" The Next Web 7:55 AM
  • "How to Stream from iPhone to Firestick" AddictiveTips 7:10 AM
  • "Happy holidays? Not for some of Apple's suppliers." Mashable 11:16 AM
  • "Apple Curtails iPhone XS And XR Production, Here's The Likely Reason As To Why" Redmond Pie 10:11 AM
  • "Apple Cuts New iPhone Production by 30 Percent" Thurrott 7:57 AM
  • "iPhone 2019 wishlist: Our hopes for the future of Apple's most important product" Macworld 6:53 AM
  • "Regulating the humans behind the wheel of autonomous vehicles" Axios 8:29 AM
  • "A closer look at Royole's foldable display"  TechCrunch 6:49 AM
  • "FoxTrot Classics for November 19, 2018" GoComics 8:26 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Razer Releases The Least Razer Keyboard Ever" Kotaku 1:54 PM
  • "RødeCaster Pro is the perfect box for iOS podcasters" Cult of Mac 1:54 PM
  • "Google Photos for iOS gets portrait depth editing and color pop" VentureBeat 12:39 PM
  • "Google Photos for iOS adds portrait depth editing" The Verge 11:50 AM
  • "Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini" AppleInsider 11:18 AM
  • "Satechi's newest wireless charger has USB-C and fast charging" The Verge 10:11 AM
  • "The Ars Holiday Gift Guide 2018—good tech for the home and home office" Ars Technica 9:43 AM
  • "Best gifts for Mac fans [Gift Guide 2018] Cult of Mac 9:43 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of November 19, 2018: Chuck Joiner, Mojave, Microsoft Office Alternatives" The MUG Center 8:25 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft Takes Overall Top Spot in ABI Research's Blockchain-as-a-Service Competitive Assessment" ABIresearch 7:55 AM
  • "Don't expect help with broken Windows" IT PRO (UK) 7:51 AM
  • "Re-released Windows 10 October 2018 Update breaks Apple iCloud" BetaNews 8:08 AM
  • "Having iCloud Problems on Windows 10? A Fix is Coming" LAPTOP Magazine 7:55 AM
  • "Windows 10 October 2018 Update has broken iCloud" TechRadar UK 7:52 AM
  • "Microsoft is working with Apple to fix iCloud issues on Windows 10 October 2018 Update" Neowin 7:51 AM
  • "Microsoft Replacing Surface 4 Pro models that have screen issues after update" Guru3D 7:51 AM
  • "IBM bets on a multi-cloud future" ZDNet 7:35 AM
  • "IBM reinforces multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion" Tech Central 7:35 AM
  • "IBM Watson AI helps drive Lexus car advert with Oscar-winning director" IT PRO (UK) 7:35 AM
  • "Lexus and IBM debut the world's first TV advert entirely scripted by artificial intelligence" City AM 7:34 AM
  • "IBM launches Call for Code to help first responders" ABC& News 7:32 AM
  • "Q&A: IBM Flash Storage Systems CTO Andy Walls" eWeek 7:32 AM
  • "University of Bahrain collaborates with Dell EMC to fuel Bahrain's Vision 2030" GDN Online 7:29 AM
  • "Dell Technologies CFO: '$67 billion mega merger with EMC shaped my leadership style'" Forbes 7:28 AM
  • "Intel Core i7-9700K Review" bit-tech 7:25 AM
  • "QNAP Releases Mustang-200 Computing Accelerator Card" Guru3D 7:23 AM
  • "Researchers Find Seven New Meltdown and Spectre Attacks" Guru3D 7:23 AM
  • "Intel's Cascade Lake-X HEDT CPUs Will Feature No Big Changes Over Skylake-X Chips – Will Feature Glacier Falls 'X399' Platform Support" WCCFTech 7:22 AM
  • "TSMC to challenge Intel data center dominance with IBM win" Nikkei 7:22 AM
  • "AI Silicon Startups Report Traction: Graphcore shows Dell system, Intel leads $75 Habana round" EE Times 7:22 AM
  • "AMD RX 590 Vs Nvidia GTX 1060 Benchmarks In Different Games" SegmentNext 7:20 AM
  • "Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene to be replaced by ex-Oracle president Thomas Kurian in early 2019" ComputerWeekly 7:19 AM
  • "Indian businesses fast adopting Oracle's 'self-driving' database" The Economic Times 7:18 AM
  • "AWS picks another fight with Oracle, this time by offering free Java support" CRN 7:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple tanks after reportedly cutting production of its 3 newest iPhone models amid waning demand" Business Insider 2:33 PM
  • "Reminder: Apple promised a record December" Apple 3.0 12:39 PM
  • "Apple Stock Is Falling on New Report of iPhone Production Cuts" Barron's 9:00 AM
  • "Supply chain channel check stories hurting skittish investors, enriching Apple's shareholders" Roughly Drafted 7:57 AM
Industry News
  • "Stock-market decline gathers steam after drop in home-builder confidence: The National Association of Home Builder's confidence index drops most in four years" MarketWatch 11:43 AM
  • "Stocks lower, Dow drops by triple digits" FOXBusiness 11:42 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Fall Sharply Amid Tech Worries: Dow falls more than 400 points, while Nasdaq loses 2.6% amid fall in Apple shares" [Paid Membership Required] 11:42 AM
  • "Asian markets mostly firmer even as U.S.-China trade tensions linger: Nikkei up slightly, Hang Seng trades mixed before higher finish" MarketWatch 8:30 AM
  • "European stocks trade cautiously higher; Renault's stock falls on Ghosn report: Renault shares under pressure amid Carlos Ghosn news" MarketWatch 8:30 AM

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