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Weekend Highlights:Who really wins with Apple's cash repatriation? Shareholders.; eleven years running, Fortune crowns Apple the world's most admired company; Dan Moren opines on the axiom that "Apple knows best" as if a benevolent dictator; Europe, South Korea add to lawsuits over iPhone throttling; and the slowdown controversy could provide push needed to pass Right to Repair bills; Apple announces addition of 70 universities and colleges in Europe to Everyone Can Code program; Samsung plans to avoid notch by simply cutting holes in full screen display; KGI's latest report posits larger iPhones in 2018, offsetting weaker iPhone X demand in China—more in our Hardware/Software section; Jason Snell reviews iMac Pro; Ray Wong at Mashable thinks Apple's plan for battery updates is a bad idea.
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"Apple and IBM among US tech giants to blame Chinese regulations for breaching intellectual property rights: Hearing in Washington told that rules requiring them to transfer technology to Chinese businesses place 'unreasonable and discriminatory' burden on US firms" South China Morning Post 7:23 AM
"High Court rules Apple data centre in Athenry can proceed" Irish Examiner 8:07 AM
"West reawakens as Apple gets green light to build Athenry data centre" SiliconRepublic 8:08 AM
"Court rejects appeal against €850m Apple project in Athenry: The Commercial Court has rejected an application to quash planning permission for Apple's new multi-million Euro data centre in Athenry." News Talk, Ireland 8:08 AM
"Irish court gives $1 billion Apple data center green light" Reuters 8:04 AM
"Apple's €850 million Irish data centre has finally been approved by Ireland's top court" Business Insider 7:31 AM
"AMD versus NVIDIA GPUs running OpenCL under High Sierra" Bare Feats 2:33 PM
"How to Downgrade macOS High Sierra" OS X Daily 2:46 PM
"How to view 'Live Photos' in macOS High Sierra's Photos app" Apple World Today 7:20 AM
"Apple's VR production patent by Tim Dashwood" Alex4D 9:09 AM
"BBEdit 12 is here!" ["In all, BBEdit 12 contains over one hundred additions, changes, and refinements. The detailed change notes contain complete information on what is new and changed in this version."] Bare Bones Software 1:26 PM
"15 fresh insights into how Apple runs its business: Apple's most senior executives have recently shared a few fresh details about how they run their business, here are just 15 recent observations." Computerworld 8:36 AM
"Xiaomi Mi Air 13 Kaby Lake review: Xiaomi's laptop gets even better with 7th-gen Intel, Nvidia MX150 and fingerprint scanner. Here's our Mi Air 13 Kaby Lake review." Tech Advisor UK 8:20 AM
"Bank of NZ pioneers Intel's AI-based money laundering detector: The Bank of New Zealand has become one of the first users of Intel's Saffron platform" Computerworld New Zealand 7:18 AM
"AMD news: New Navi GPU architecture to be launched August 2018" Christian Today 8:19 AM
"Intel laptops are too expensive. Will AMD Ryzen machines be cheaper? Cliff wants a an alternative to premium-priced Intel laptops. Will AMD's new Ryzen chip bring down the cost — and if so, when?" The Guardian 8:19 AM
"SonicWall CEO: Dell is now our biggest channel/Dell offloaded SonicWall last year, but announced an OEM agreement in August" CRN UK 8:16 AM
"Dell Technologies dives headfirst into IoT: Initiative will enable partners to sell a broad set of solutions and leverage industry expertise, execs tell Channelnomics" Channelnomics 8:12 AM
"HP Lone PC Maker to Defy Worldwide PC Sales Slowdown in Third Quarter" eWeek 3:58 PM
"HP expands education partner programme to tackle STEM skills gap: HP say its education campaign offers resellers £20,000 each to add extra value to school and college customers" CRN UK 8:16 AM
"IBM, Google launch open source container security tool for developers: IBM is partnering with Google on a new project called Grafeas, which offers a central hub of metadata that can be used to manage and secure the software supply chain." TechRepublic 8:17 AM
"Google, IBM launch open API for auditing and governing software pipelines" ZDNet 8:48 PM
"Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives" ExtremeTech 2:05 PM
"No New Records for Stock Market as Banks, Energy Drag Wall Street Into the Red: Wall Street retreated from records on Thursday, Oct. 12, as big banks started the earnings season on a bum note and a selloff in crude dragged the energy sector lower." TheStreet 5:26 PM
"IMF head Lagarde warns of rising risks to global economy" USA Today 5:26 PM
"US producer prices rose 0.4% in September, in part because of hurricanes" USA Today 12:22 PM
"JPMorgan leads banks in total US deposits: Jamie Dimon on 3Q earnings" FOXBusiness 12:23 PM
"Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 6,591.51 down -12.04 points" Nasdaq 5:26 PM
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