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Monday, April 23, 2018
Checked 12:20 PM; Last Updated 12:00 PM CDT; 17:00 GMT


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Legacy iPhone Sales Squeeze New Models: Oldest Models, Including 6S, 6S Plus, SE Continue to Sell Well" [2-page Word document] CIRP 11:30 AM
  • "Report: iPhone X demand slows as iPhone 8 and 8 Plus mix climbs in March quarter" 9to5Mac 11:51 AM
  • "Amazon is (apparently) doing more than Apple to improve society" Cult of Mac 9:35 AM
  • "Top Apple, Google, and Samsung smartphones hit game monetization records" ["Edinburgh and San Francisco-based DeltaDNA said that the study found the Apple iPhone X, as well as the latest smartphone models from Google and Samsung, is achieving game monetization numbers that are up to 270 percent above the industry average. Players using the newest phones are spending in greater numbers than ever before."]  VentureBeat 7:22 AM
  • "Apple to Close Last Remaining Apple Watch Pop-Up Shop Next Month" MacRumors 7:31 AM
  • "The world's last Apple Watch pop-up will be closing in a few weeks" Digital Trends 7:43 AM
  • "Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify helping to turn around global record industry" AppleInsider 10:21 AM
  • "Apple reveals hidden UK engineering team and introduces them to children to inspire them to become engineers" The Independent 9:28 AM
  • "Apple Celebrates Turkish Children's Day With Self-Portraits Created Using iPad and Apple Pencil" MacRumors 10:21 AM
  • "Apple honors Turkish Children's Day by sharing portraits made with iPad" iMore 11:59 AM
  • "Florida police attempt to use dead man's finger to unlock his smartphone" AppleInsider 9:33 AM
  • "Customer captures Apple store robbery on smartphone" TechSpot 7:55 AM
  • "Verne Troyer, star of Apple's Powerbook commercials, dies aged 49" AppleInsider 10:21 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: App Store hits 1 billion downloads" Cult of Mac 7:37 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Mysterious cyber worm targets medical systems, is found on X-ray machines and MRI scanners" ZDNet 11:50 AM
  • "Facebook's Ties With Kogan and Cambridge Were Even Cozier Than We Thought" Slate 11:49 AM
  • "Amazon and Netflix join Hollywood to lob sueball at 'Kodi' service SetTV" The Register 9:34 AM
  • "OpenSignal: Wi-Fi use drops as U.S. carriers embrace unlimited mobile data plans" VentureBeat 8:58 AM
  • "T-Mobile has upgraded its LTE coverage in hundreds of new sites" The Verge 8:57 AM
  • "The untold story of how the XPS 13 defied odds to become the world's best laptop" Digital Trends 7:43 AM
  • "What do Google execs think about regulation, privacy, and the future of their ad business? Time to find out." Recode 11:29 AM
  • "Forget Facebook, Google hoards even more of your personal data" BGR 7:40 AM
  • "Hackers may have used your Gmail address for spam, but they didn't hack your account" BGR 7:40 AM
  • "Gmail spam mystery: Why have secure accounts started spamming themselves?" ZDNet 7:39 AM
  • "Net neutrality is officially dead. Now what? The FCC has taken the final step in erasing the 2015 rules protecting the internet. Here's what you need to know." CNET 7:29 AM