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Thursday Highlights: Qualcomm fires another salvo at Apple today, seeks injunction against suppliers such as Hon Hai, others to resume payment of royalties; Rachel Becker at The Verge thinks Apple glucose monitor "has an uphill battle in front of it", and Chuq Von Rospach thinks "pervasive health monitoring" is a challenge in which some things like glucose is good to monitor, while other things are not; Macworld pits iCloud Photo Library against Google Photos; Sir Jony Ive now Chancellor of the Royal College of Art; BBC interviews Ive; CNET posts photo gallery of Apple's first SE Asia store in Singapore; Lauren Kern of New York Magazine is now first Editor-in-Chief of Apple News; DigiTimes reporting shipments of 18:9 ratio AMOLED screens for smartphones expected to surge, Apple on board with screen; Macworld shootout between iPhone 7 Plus and Galaxy S8 cameras; Cult of Mac compares Siri and Google Assistant on iPhone.
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"Qualcomm Seeks Injunction Against Apple's Suppliers: Qualcomm asked for a preliminary injunction to make Apple's contract electronics manufacturers, such as Hon Hai Precision, start paying Qualcomm royalties again, arguing that Apple has been trying to starve Qualcomm of royalties to 'force a settlement' because Apple knows it can't win in the courts." Barron's 6:58 AM
"Qualcomm requests U.S. preliminary injunction against Apple's contract manufacturers" Foss Patents 11:17 AM
"Qualcomm wants manufacturers to pay up during its massive legal fight with Apple" Business Insider 7:10 AM
"Qualcomm wants Apple manufacturers to pay up: The chipmaker doubles down on its defense against Apple's lawsuit and requests an injunction against iPhone and iPad manufacturers." CNET 7:16 AM
"Apple's needleless blood sugar tracker has an uphill battle in front of it" The Verge 8:25 AM
"WWDC 2017: Watch the keynote live 6/5 at 10 a.m. PDT." Apple 1:56 PM
"Apple will live stream WWDC 2017 keynote on June 5 at 10AM PT" 9to5Mac 1:33 PM
"Apple's WWDC 2017 keynote will be live streamed" Cult of Mac 1:56 PM
"Apple announces Live Stream of WWDC 2017 Keynote" iLounge 4:00 PM
"How to get started using Adobe Lightroom for your photo editing" TechRepublic 1:33 PM
"How iCloud Photo Library matches up to Google Photos: Google announced major additions to Google Photos at I/O 2017. Where do Photos and iCloud Photo Library have to catch up, and should we be looking for from Apple at WWDC?" Macworld 7:05 AM
"How to adjust mailbox behavior for sent mail via iCloud from a Mac" Macworld 7:06 AM
"Use Finder as a Powerful Media Asset Manager, Based on Your FCPX Metadata: Philip Hodgetts Gives a Live Demo of FindrCat and FindrCat Pro" fcp.co 7:29 AM
"US STOCKS-Wall St hits record highs, helped by consumer stocks" Nasdaq 5:46 PM
"Five accused in D.C. to Wall Street insider trading scam" USA Today 7:10 AM
"U.S. Stocks Rise, Buoyed by Consumer Discretionary Sector: Oil falls, weighing on commodity-sensitive companies, after OPEC extends output cuts by less than some investors had hoped" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 5:47 PM
"Asia stocks higher; South Korea shares soar as interest rates hold steady" MarketWatch 7:11 AM
"European stocks grapple with lower liquidity, oil-price volatility" MarketWatch 7:12 AM
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