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Thursday Highlights: Should President Trump delay tariffs, Apple stands "to dodge $150-per-iPhone levy", if not, they'll increase in price by that amount; "Europe has had enough" of Apple's payment technology, especially with move into banking; Quartz's Cassie Werber investigates Apple's plan for renewable power, resources and whether they'll continue growth without mining for resources; Credit Suisse saw 35% drop in China iPhone shipments for November; Orangetheory fitness brand to integrate with Apple Watch in 2020; Jonathan Morrison's YouTube review of 2019 Mac Pro from audio perspective using Logic Pro X; Avery Hartmans says iPhone 11 favorite iPhone ever, but "also the one with the most issues".

Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple to Dodge $150-Per-IPhone Levy If Trump Delays Tariffs"  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:43 AM
  • "iPhones could get $150 more expensive for Apple if Trump's tariffs go into effect Sunday" Business Insider 10:59 AM
  • "Apple Keeps Payments Tech for Itself and Europe Has Had Enough: Apple Inc.'s digital wallet is expanding in Europe just as regulators crack down on the tech giant's move into financial services."  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:42 AM
  • "Can Apple keep growing without extracting anything more from the earth?"  Quartz 8:06 AM
  • "iPods Pro" ["For the AirPods to overtake the iPod highlights just what a phenomenal category Wearables has become. In combination with Home and other accessories the category is going to decidedly overtake the Mac, having already passed the iPad."]  asymco 1:14 PM
  • "US Consumers to Phone Makers: We're Not Made of Money/'Overall awareness and purchase intent reported by consumers is high, but only a small segment of the market can afford these $1,000+ devices,' says research firm NPD Group."  PC Magazine 4:28 PM
OS X
News
  • "You had one job, Cupertino: Apple's Intelligent Tracking Protection actually gets tracking protection/Gap in browser privacy tech embarrassingly detected by Google" The Register 7:55 AM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Continuity Sketch turns iPad into graphics tablet for Mac" Cult of Mac 1:21 PM
  • "A First Look at Postlab Cloud for FCPX" fcp.co 8:32 AM
  • "How to perform backups more complicated than Time Machine allows" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "How to name a group text conversation in Messages on iOS and Mac" iDownload Blog 8:30 AM
  • "Column Browser and iTunes Remote Return To macOS" MacMost 1:02 PM
Press Releases
  • "Opera launches its 'Opera GX' gaming browser for macOS" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
  • "Opera's gaming-focused GX browser comes to macOS: It claims to stop resource and bandwidth problems." Engadget 8:06 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Buys U.K. Startup to Improve iPhone Picture Taking"  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 3:49 PM
  • "Apple Buys UK-Based Company 'Spectral Edge' to Bolster iPhone's Photographic Capabilities" MacRumors 3:49 PM
  • "Apple acquires Spectral Edge to improve iPhone photography" iDownload Blog 4:26 PM
  • "DNC announces next four Democratic debates" ["Why it matters: This will be the first time Apple News will co-host a presidential debate."]  Axios 11:16 AM
  • "Apple News is co-hosting its first Democratic presidential debate on February 7" iDownload Blog 11:17 AM
  • "Apple will co-host a Democratic presidential debate in February, even as candidates focus on breaking up big tech companies like Apple" Business Insider 1:12 PM
  • "Apple saw China iPhone units fall in November, Credit Suisse says" MarketWatch 8:06 AM
  • "Apple's China iPhone shipments fall 35% in November: Credit Suisse" Reuters 10:08 AM
  • "Apple Analyst Sees 'Sustained Softness' in China iPhone Sales" Bloomberg 8:06 AM
  • "Apple requests DMCA removal of iPhone security tweet. Then changes its mind" Cult of Mac 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Used the DMCA to Take Down a Tweet Containing an iPhone Encryption Key" Vice 9:26 AM
  • "iPhone encryption threatened by Senate Judiciary Commitee" 9to5Mac 8:14 AM
  • "Apple renews highly anticipated 'Little America' for Season 2 ahead of Season 1 premiere" Apple TV+ Press 1:10 PM
  • "Another buzzy fitness brand will soon integrate with Apple Watch: Orangetheory Fitness will roll out support for the Apple Watch to all of its 1,300 locations during the first quarter of 2020." CNBC 8:16 AM
  • "Apple hopes its first store in Kawasaki will become a place for family learning" 9to5Mac 8:07 AM
  • "The iPhone is now the internet's preferred porn streaming device" The Next Web 8:42 AM
  • "PewDiePie says Poopdie got rejected by Apple for being disgusting" Polygon 4:19 PM
  • "PewDiePie's game 'Poopdie' was rejected from the iOS App Store" iDownload Blog 4:19 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Tech industry's password problems come home to roost with Ring security camera hacks" GeekWire 5:25 PM
  • "Why T-Mobile Sprint Merger Odds Are Down to 55%" Market Realist 4:20 PM
  • "The mind-bending confusion of 'hammer on a bed' shows computer vision is far from solved" The Verge 8:31 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Encryption on iOS, Apple's Fan Allergy – TMO Daily Observations 2019-12-12" The Mac Observer 1:23 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Engineers Explain New Mac Pro's Innovative Cooling Features" MacRumors 8:13 AM
  • "Mac Pro fans: randomization and tire tech controls the noise" 9to5Mac 8:13 AM
  • "First Mac Pro Orders Begin Shipping Out to Customers, Delivery Expected on Monday" MacRumors 1:11 PM
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Reviews
  • "I've been using the iPhone 11 for 3 months, and it's my favorite iPhone I've ever owned — and also the one with the most issues" Business Insider 10:59 AM
  • "AirPods Pro vs. Amazon Echo Buds: Which one is better?" CNET 7:55 AM
  • "Cleer Enduro 100 headphone review: Great sound, fantastic battery life, and all the right features" TechHive 8:15 AM
  • "Review: CalDigit's USB-C Pro Dock Adds Ports to Your Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C Mac, or Even an iPad Pro" MacRumors 1:21 PM
iOS Apps
  • "9 Things You Didn't Realize Apple's Notes App Could Do: With iOS and iPadOS 13, the Notes app adds a variety of new features, including a Gallery View, checklist options, subfolders, shared folders, and more." PC Magazine 8:26 AM
  • "Apple Arcade: 'Rosie's Reality' Review – I, Rosie" Touch Arcade 4:15 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "Using Voice Control in iOS 13 to Operate an iPhone Hands-Free" MacRumors 5:17 PM
  • "How to print emails from your iPhone using either the default Mail app or Gmail" Business Insider 1:12 PM
  • "How to Use QuickPath Swipe Keyboard on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13" OS X Daily 10:59 AM
  • "How to turn your iPhone's location tracking on or off: You can also share your location with individual friends" The Verge 10:08 AM
Tips
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Which buttons should Apple bring back next?" Cult of Mac 3:50 PM
  • "Everything that has been said so far about Apple's 'iPhone SE 2'" [Video] AppleInsider 1:20 PM
  • "Evidence is mounting that people are fed up with the sky-high cost of smartphones, and it's sparking a massive change in the industry"  Business Insider 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's maxed-out Mac Pro costs $50,000, we came up with better ways to spend that money" YouTube: Engadget 9:23 AM
  • "How the entertainment industry can catch up with — and eventually outrun — Apple TV+'s 'See'"  Mashable 8:17 AM
  • "Best iPhone: How to pick the perfect iPhone for you" Macworld 8:15 AM
  • "Siri Has Made Me Deeply Uncomfortable" Gizmodo 7:56 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The Pixel 4's best features are the ones nobody's talking about" Android Central 9:07 AM
  • "What we can learn from a decade of dead Google projects: Whistling past the Google Graveyard" The Verge 9:07 AM
  • "Twitter the Genie, Bluesky the Bottle" 500ish Words 8:32 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "Look, up in the Apple Store... it's Super Monitor!" The Joy of Tech [cartoon] 7:44 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple Pay Express Transit Comes to New York Penn Station" The Mac Observer 12:58 PM
  • "Google Assistant's interpreter mode is coming to iOS and Android: That could be especially helpful when combined with Maps' Translate button." Engadget 9:26 AM
  • "Logitech Releases 4K Pro Magnetic Webcam for Apple Pro Display XDR" AnandTech 9:25 AM
  • "Unbelievable - An App That Helps You With Problems We All Face In Life" prMac 8:17 AM
  • "Buy or Sell a Car via Mobile with the New eBay Motors App" PRNewswire 7:43 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Microsoft once again sends out the wrong Windows 10 update to users: Another fail by Microsoft" TechRadar UK 6:51 AM
  • "Windows 10 2004: New 20H1 build shows off Quick Searches feature coming to all/Microsoft is enabling the new Quick Searches feature for Windows 10 users in 11 markets outside the US." ZDNet 6:05 AM
  • "Microsoft's New Desktop Browser Gets More Features in the Dev Channel: New version of Microsoft Edge Dev now available for download" Softpedia 6:33 AM
  • "Patch issued for critical Windows bug: The two-part exploit first arose as a Google Chrome vulnerability part of Operation WizardOpium" IT PRO (UK) 6:33 AM
  • "Microsoft movie tried to Azure Ignite attendees about CPU side-channel flaws, but biz wouldn't be drawn on details: 'Sir, they're about to disclose the vulns!' 'Damn it. Accelerate the rollout!'" The Register 6:05 AM
  • "Intel significantly delays it's entire server roadmap: Something is seriously wrong" SemiAccurate 7:02 AM
  • "Intel Senior Fellow predicts bright future for Moore's Law" Hexus 7:48 AM
  • "Report: 10th Gen Core i5 Desktop Chip Uses Hyper-Threading/A benchmark reveals the forthcoming Core i5-10600 uses six physical cores, 12 threads, and runs at a base clock speed of 3.3GHz, boosting to 4.7GHz." PC Magazine 7:28 AM
  • "The AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Appears to Beat Nvidia in Most Games" Digital Trends 1:11 PM
  • "HPE to Mike Lynch: You told either El Reg or High Court the right version of why former Autonomy execs won't testify/You know it's solid reporting when trial lawyers start quoting it" The Register 10:40 AM
  • "HP Spectre x360 13 With 10th Gen Intel Core Processors, Up to 4K OLED Display Launched in India: HP Spectre x360 13 refresh is rated to deliver 22 hours of battery life on a single charge." Gadgets 360 6:43 AM
  • "HP expands channel finance options: Vendor renews its relationship with HPE and adds DLL to the mix to provide channel finance options" ComputerWeekly 6:49 AM
  • "IBM believes its new weather forecasting system can mitigate shocks from climate change" Business Insider India 6:37 AM
  • "IBM India Calls For Balance Between Protecting Privacy, Harnessing Data And Technology: The hope is that the framework will consider aspects like global standards, interoperability of privacy regimes, government-to-government data-sharing arrangements." Business World 6:35 AM
  • "Oracle misses revenue estimates as licensing business drags" Reuters 4:14 PM
  • "Oracle Reports Sales That Miss Estimates on Flagging Licenses" Bloomberg 5:12 PM
  • "The CEO of Cisco explains how its new plan to sell processors to companies like Facebook or Microsoft is helping it change its business model for the cloud computing era" [BI Prime] Business Insider 1:12 PM
  • "China is beating the US when it comes to quantum security: Quantum key distribution is being touted as the future of cybersecurity, and China has gone all in." MIT Technology Review 3:40 PM
  • "Two of China's largest tech firms are uniting to create a new 'domestic OS': CS2C and Tianjin Kylin announce plans to develop a new Chinese operating system." ZDNet 6:24 AM
  • "China's Kylin forks are about to join up for new 'domestic os': Might need to come up with a better name though" The Inquirer 7:43 AM
  • "Attackers now use process hollowing to hide cryptocurrency miners on your PC: The malware's dropper is a skeleton that avoids detection as a malicious file." ZDNet 12:16 PM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "BofA ups AAPL target to $290 amid China concerns, rising 5G expectations" AppleInsider 3:50 PM
  • "Will Apple Stock Slip after the December 15 Tariffs?" Market Realist 8:42 AM
  • "Apple Gets BofAML, Evercore Price Target Hikes" Market Realist 8:07 AM
  • "Apple supplier Japan Display to receive $830 million from asset manager Ichigo" Reuters 7:55 AM
Industry News
  • "Stocks close at fresh records on trade deal optimism: Trump said on Twitter Thursday morning that a 'big deal' with China is 'getting very close'" MarketWatch 4:24 PM
  • "Stocks End at Records on Report U.S. and China Reach Trade Pact in Principle: With the Federal Reserve holding steady on interest rates, investors turned their attention to the U.S.-China trade talks." TheStreet 4:23 PM
  • "Stock Market Jumps As Trump Touts Trade Deal; These Three Chip Stocks Continue Big Gains" Investor's Business Daily 4:23 PM
  • "S&P, Nasdaq close at record highs as US-China trade deal imminent" FOXBusiness 4:22 PM
  • "Stocks Close Higher as Trump Suggests a Trade Deal Is Near: U.S. negotiators offer to cut existing tariff rates by up to 50% on $360 billion of Chinese imports" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:22 PM
  • "Most Asian markets higher after Fed signals it will hold the line on interest rates: China markets churn as traders look for fresh indications on tariff deadline" MarketWatch 7:40 AM
  • "European stocks rise on hopes of low U.S. interest rates as ECB decision awaits" MarketWatch 7:38 AM

 
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