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Tuesday Highlights: The Motley Fool post charts of iPod, iPhone, and iPad eras and their contribution to Apple's rise toward becoming a trillion dollar company; Counterpoint Research data over Q1 2018 show an overall dip in YoY US smartphone sales, exception being Apple which has shown record growth of 16% YoY; Quartz shows how important Apple Watch has become in jobs like "airline attendants, bartenders, waiters, baristas, shop owners"; here's how you can run your old 32-bit macOS apps in the latest OSes; analysts believe the TV experience Google offers with YouTube TV is what "Apple promised us but failed to deliver"; Politico details President Trump's "rogue" iPhone security; creepy story straight from SciFi theater where school in China now using face recogition in-class to identify students not paying attention; Stephen Silver at AppleInsider goes inside Consumer Reports' testing regimen for Apple products; PCWorld take new Razer Core X GPU for a spin, even works with Macs; CNET opinion piece calls for Apple to open a watch face store.
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"Apple Isn't a Tech Company: Apple continues to be misunderstood. With the company's cash cows showing signs of maturity, Apple's interest in new industries is growing. Questions are swirling as to where Apple may be headed next. The answer is found by assessing how Apple views itself and the role it has to play in the world. Apple isn't a tech company, but rather it's a design company betting that consumers want something more than just technology in their lives." Above Avalon 1:20 PM
"Why Apple Can't Stop Digging Holes" ["If nothing else, Apple should focus less on the impossible dream of creating a closed loop of Apple products and instead commit to including greater volumes of recycled material into its current product lines, without regard to whether the material comes from MacBooks or Ford automobiles."] Bloomberg 7:29 AM
"Here's Why Apple Could Make a Profit Killing Under Trump's Big Tax Cut" TheStreet 7:28 AM
"The Apple Store's New Redesign Celebrates Steve Jobs' Legacy: Creative leaders ask empowering questions and their answers can guide the brand for years. Steve Jobs asked better questions and his vision continues to inspire Apple today." Forbes 6:56 AM
"Why Apple Is Hiring NASA Staffers" Fortune 7:57 AM
"Does Apple Feel Like A Benevolent Dictator?" Forbes 7:28 AM
"Microsoft Earnings: What to Expect/Investors will look for further growth in Microsoft's cloud-computing business" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:14 PM
"Kaspersky Withdraws Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft And Windows 10" HotHardware 11:59 AM
"Microsoft Claims Shipping Giant Maersk as Big Cloud Win: Score one for Microsoft Azure in its battle for big, industrial cloud customers. Maersk, the world's largest shipping company, says it will use Azure cloud services to fuel its IT modernization efforts." Fortune 11:59 AM
"Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises: Wait for Windows Update to ensure your hardware works properly, Microsoft says." PCWorld 9:18 AM
"Micron, Microsoft announce collaboration" DigiTimes 7:16 AM
"Microsoft Teams continues its assault on Slack with latest feature drop" MSPoweruser 11:58 AM
"Microsoft backpedals to revert Azure AD login changes, vows to do better" OnMSFT 11:59 AM
"Microsoft Azure Media Player Updates Add Monetization Options" eWeek 7:23 PM
"Old Windows Server machines can still fend off hacks. Here's how: Many businesses still use Windows Server 2003, even as Microsoft no longer supports the OS" IDG News Service 7:26 AM
"Will IBM Ever Break Its Streak of Shrinking Revenue?" The Motley Fool 7:17 AM
"IBM launches 4 new data centers in the U.S." TechCrunch 7:14 AM
"HP Joins The VR Fund To Invest In Emerging Tech" VR Focus 11:56 AM
"Intel's game-making contest urges developers to 'Level Up'" VentureBeat 7:33 AM
"Intel Coffee Lake 6 Core, 4 Core Processors Detailed In A Fresh Leak" MobiPicker 11:55 AM
"Intel Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X and X299 Announcement Coming May 30th At Computex" HotHardware 11:55 AM
"Intel Is Changing How Athletes And Fans Consume Sports" [Video Report] Forbes 12:00 PM
"Intel's Q1'17 Earnings Preview: Data Center & IoT To Drive Growth As PC Momentum Is Unlikely To Sustain" Trefis 11:54 AM
"Intel Consistently Reverses Earnings-Driven After-Hours Trade in Next Day's Regular Session" MT Newswires 11:55 AM
"AMD unveils Radeon Pro Duo graphics card" DigiTimes 7:16 AM
"AMD accidentally confirms that Vega graphics cards will be out this quarter" V3 11:35 AM
"Oracle's New Digital Experience Cloud a Direct Challenge to Adobe" eWeek 8:30 PM
"Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud" TechCrunch 7:14 AM
"Oracle's Irish arm pays just €3.8m in corporation tax on €8bn profits" Irish Times 11:51 AM
"Oracle Corporation expand into downtown Oakland's hot office market" Benchmark Monitor 11:51 AM
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