MacSurfer's Headline News
 
Home | Apple Stock | Tracked Sites | TechNN | | E-Mail | Sherlock Plugin
Login | Subscribe to MacSurfer's Headline News
Poll | Most Popular | Talking Heads | A Year Ago Today |

MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
 

 

 
MacSurfer's Headline News ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear MHN Readers:

Not seeing a viable future with subscriptions, MacSurfer and TechNN will cease operations effective immediately. Please allow a few weeks to process forthcoming refunds. If need be, subscription inquiries can be addressed to the Publisher at the bottom of the Homepage.

Thanks kindly for your support, and thanks for the memories...

MacSurfer's Headline News Team

 
Please help support MHN and TechNN with YEARLY SUBSCRIPTIONS. Become a contributing patron today.

Apple is too reliant on China. Agree or disagree? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

MacSurfer's Headline News ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear MHN Readers:

Not seeing a viable future with subscriptions, MacSurfer and TechNN will cease operations effective immediately. Please allow a few weeks to process forthcoming refunds. If need be, subscription inquiries can be addressed to the Publisher at the bottom of the Homepage.

Thanks kindly for your support, and thanks for the memories...

MacSurfer's Headline News Team

Apple/Macintosh
  • "Apple moving production from China to Taiwan due to Wuhan coronavirus: Apple shifting manufacture of AirPods, iPad, Apple Watch from China to Taiwan due to ongoing outbreak"  Taiwan News 7:24 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone supply woes to continue into April: sources/Mass production of cheaper iPhones likely behind schedule" Nikkei [Subscription Required for Full Article] 7:48 AM
  • "Apple suffers further supply chain setbacks in China: For Apple, it meant pushing back the release of its cheaper iPhone, while Samsung has resorted to flying phone parts to Vietnam to ease shortages." Financial Times 7:51 AM
  • "Apple's Virus Warning Takes Bite Out of Chip-Maker Stocks: The technology sector is likely to face some of the biggest disruptions from the outbreak due to the concentration of production in China" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:48 AM
  • "Neodron sues Apple, Amazon for keyboard patent infringements" ["Neodron has also filed a patent-infringement complaint with the US International Trade Commission (USITC), in an attempt to block the importation of touchscreen mobile devices (such as the iPhone, iPad and other types of tablets) made and sold by a raft of technology giants."]  World Intellectual Property Review 7:38 AM
OS X
News
  • "Today in Apple history: Photoshop debuts as a Mac exclusive" Cult of Mac 8:31 AM
  • "Photoshop Turns 30, Updated With Dark Mode Support on Mac and Object Selection Tool on iPad" MacRumors 8:31 AM
  • "Adobe Unveils Photoshop Updates for the iPad and Mac on Its 30th Anniversary" MacStories 8:32 AM
  • "In honor of Photoshop's 30th birthday, watch this video of Photoshop version 1: Let's take it back to 1990" The Verge 8:32 AM
  • "Adobe Photoshop turns 30, now much smarter" Computerworld 9:31 AM
  • "Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers" MacRumors 12:27 PM
  • "Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 101 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements" MacRumors 3:28 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "YouTube Website Not Opening in Safari on Mac, Fix" macReports 3:46 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "Creating Organizational Charts In Mac Pages Or Keynote" MacMost 1:20 PM
Press Releases
  • "Smash hit Alto's Odyssey sandboards onto Mac" Cult of Mac 7:27 AM
  • "Ethical ad blocking: Introducing Magic Lasso Adblock 2.0" Magic Lasso 7:13 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple reopens 10 more China stores including Shanghai and Guangzhou locations"  iMore 7:18 AM
  • "Apple: Group wants to prevent a former manager's book" ["According to information from the weekly newspaper 'Die Zeit', Apple believes that the manager Tom Sadowski's work reveals 'business secrets' that are 'of considerable economic value' for the company."]  Google Dutch-to-English: Focus 7:30 AM
  • "Apple demands pull of tell-all App Store book over confidentiality issues" AppleInsider 7:31 AM
  • "Apple sues former App Store manager over book that spills inside secrets" Cult of Mac 9:31 AM
  • "Apple tries to halt publication of App Store book allegedly containing company secrets" The Verge 3:03 PM
  • "Apple takes legal action against former German App Store manager over new book: Apple is concerned the work reveals 'business secrets' of 'considerable economic value' to Apple." iMore 6:55 PM
  • "Francesca Gregorini Responds to Apple's Motion to Dismiss Copyright Infringement Case"  iPhoneinCanada 12:30 PM
  • "Apple seeks dismissal of Servant plagiarism lawsuit" Cult of Mac 12:29 PM
  • "EU unveils wide-ranging digital strategy with global implications for Apple & other big tech" AppleInsider 10:44 AM
  • "Larry Tesler, the Apple employee who invented cut, copy, paste, dies at 74" Cult of Mac 7:28 AM
  • "Larry Tesler, who showed Steve Jobs around Xerox PARC, dies aged 74" AppleInsider 9:30 AM
  • "Apple announces new film 'Swan Song,' starring Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali" [Ed. Note: PR first released today, though currently dated for 13th] Apple TV+ Press 3:47 PM
  • "Apple TV+ announces its latest original film production: 'Swan Song' starring Mahershala Ali" 9to5Mac 3:43 PM
  • "Apple's announces upcoming film 'Swan Song' starring Mahershala Ali" AppleInsider 4:33 PM
  • "MRIs reveal smartphone addiction physically changes brains" Cult of Mac 3:14 PM
  • "Face ID Mask lets you keep using face unlock during viral epidemic" Android Authority 7:22 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Hasbro to Bring Back Tiger Electronics LCD Handhelds From the 90s: Nintendo and Sega have all been selling retro versions of their classic consoles. Now Hasbro is getting in on the action by bringing back the Tiger Electronics LCD handhelds with four models slated for the fall." PC Magazine 9:02 PM
  • "Google will review Android apps that request background location info" Engadget 3:59 PM
  • "Exclusive: Google users in UK to lose EU data protection - sources" Reuters 3:13 PM
  • "Google used AI and human moderation to take down over 75 million Google Maps reviews" VentureBeat 11:48 AM
  • "T-Mobile claims it didn't lie about 4G coverage, says FCC measured wrong" Ars Technica 11:48 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Above Avalon Podcast Episode 164: Competing with Spotify" Above Avalon 3:13 PM
  • "Stacktrace Podcast 071: 'Do you want to take a tour?'" 9to5Mac 3:04 PM
  • "iPhoneography Tips, iCloud sync vs Backup – TMO Daily Observations 2020-02-19" The Mac Observer 1:20 PM
  • "AppStories, Episode 150 – The Beta Releases that Will Change the App Economy" MacStories 12:32 PM
Hardware/Software
  • "Apple Low-Cost iPhone Production Delayed, Hit By Coronavirus" Benzinga 7:51 AM
  • "Apple's more affordable 'iPhone 9' could be delayed because of the coronavirus after all, says a new report" Business Insider 10:44 AM
  • "Apple To Ramp Up UWB Chip Production For AirTags In Q2-Q3 2020" Redmond Pie 8:33 AM
  • "Qualcomm's X60 5G modem could be used in 2021 iPhone models" AppleInsider 8:32 AM
  • "Alleged iPhone 9 video goes viral on TikTok, but it's fake" 9to5Mac 3:04 PM
  • "Video Depicts Alleged 'iPhone 9' But Design Doesn't Match Up With Rumors" MacRumors 3:03 PM
  • "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has Granted Apple Registered Trademark Status for 'iPadOS' and 'Mac'" Patently Apple 9:01 PM
  • "Apple's Upcoming 'CarKey' Feature Will Let You Send Digital Keys Using Messages App" MacRumors 3:03 PM
  • "Apple Tweaks Mail Toolbar Once Again in iOS 13.4 Beta 2, Replacing Flag Button With Compose Button" MacRumors 3:03 PM
  • "Luxshare Precision to Assemble Apple Watch Series 6 and Older iPhones" MacRumors 3:04 PM
  • "iOS 13.4 beta 2 brings more tweaks to Mail toolbar" Cult of Mac 3:03 PM
  • "Apple Music for Mac adds time-synced lyrics feature in latest macOS 10.15.4 beta" 9to5Mac 6:56 PM
AppleCare/Helps
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:14 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:14 AM

Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Picaso Lab iPad Pro leather sleeve review: Case with built-in stand" Cult of Mac 8:53 PM
iOS Apps
  • "A rundown of the best new iPhone features Apple introduced with the new iOS 13.4 beta" BGR 9:01 PM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to use Apple TV app's new data-saving features" Cult of Mac 6:57 PM
  • "How to pair your AirPods or AirPods Pro with a PlayStation 4" AppleInsider 3:14 PM
  • "How to See Full Song Lyrics with Apple Music on iPhone or iPad" OS X Daily 3:14 PM
  • "How to open zip files on your iPhone or iPad" Macworld 7:31 AM
Tips
  • "HDR Mode is a Quick Trick to Make Your Photos Look Better" The Mac Observer 1:21 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Maybe the future of Apple TV is no Apple TV" iMore 12:28 PM
  • "Apple is pushing its services, but iOS is not adware yet" AppleInsider 8:32 AM
  • "Apple has high hopes for its U1-based Apple Tag systems" Apple Must 8:02 AM
  • "File lessons the iPad needs to learn from the Mac: So we can see files now. Great! Time for smarter AirDrop and default apps."  Macworld 7:31 AM
Non-Apple
  • "The most interesting new Android 11 features so far: The best new Android 11 developer preview features so far" The Verge 6:51 PM
  • "A 1929 Interview with a 103-Year-Old Man" Kottke 4:30 PM
  • "Why the new Office app for Android is perfect for me" Android Central 9:46 AM
  • "IT experts use 'risky' practices when it comes to security" GearBrain 7:48 AM
  • "Foldable phones can't catch a break, mainly because they keep breaking: Will they ever be durable and cheap enough for most people?" The Verge 7:28 AM
  • "Facebook's proposed regulations are just things it's already doing: And yet they're still better than what some governments are proposing" The Verge 7:28 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Twitter makes it easier to thread your new tweets with older ones: You can reply to yourself with a few taps." Engadget 8:59 PM
  • "Unc0ver v4.0.3 update resolves prominent App Store bug, and more" iDownload Blog 3:14 PM
  • "Google Docs' latest Smart Compose feature makes the service more like Microsoft Word" The Verge 3:03 PM
  • "Microsoft's new Office app arrives on iOS and Android with mobile-friendly features" The Verge 10:27 AM
  • "Microsoft launches Office mobile app and promises new features to simplify smartphone tasks" GeekWire 10:22 AM
  • "Adobe brings more desktop-quality Photoshop tools to the iPad" Engadget 8:32 AM
  • "'Play 21' is a Mashup of Solitaire and Blackjack Where You Can Win Real Money by Playing" Touch Arcade 7:42 AM
  • "'Monster Hunter Riders' from Capcom Is Out Now on iOS and Android in Japan" Touch Arcade 7:42 AM
  • "Google Fit update makes it easier to check your Stats on Android, iOS" 9to5Google 7:34 AM
  • "Bose updates SoundTouch and Lifestyle speakers with AirPlay 2" AppleInsider 7:29 AM
  • "Keyhub keyboard does double duty as 9-port USB-C hub" Cult of Mac 7:28 AM
  • "First Alert's Alexa-enabled Onelink Safe & Sound smoke detector is getting AirPlay 2 support" TechHive 9:30 AM
  • "Is this the perfect alarm system for Apple Music fans?" Apple Must 7:16 AM
  • "New Google Docs features: Now web Docs gets autocorrect, Smart Compose rolls out" ZDNet 7:11 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Google v. Oracle Explained: The Fight for Interoperable Software/In March, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear opening arguments on a case that could reshape the future of software development" IEEE Spectrum 8:09 AM
  • "As Google heads to the Supreme Court, Oracle takes aim at its industry allies: The companies will go to court next month" The Verge 9:30 AM
  • "Oracle employees call on Larry Ellison to cancel Trump fundraiser" MarketWatch 8:06 AM
  • "Oracle staff protest Ellison's planned fundraiser for Trump" IANS 8:08 AM
  • "Some Oracle employees are planning to 'log off' and walk off the job in protest against Larry Ellison's fundraiser for Trump" Business Insider 12:32 PM
  • "Oracle Power Agrees Shareholding Structure For Pakistani Power Project" Alliance News 8:10 AM
  • "Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Has a Screen Cracking Problem: Microsoft is investigating to discern if this a design flaw in models of the laptop with an aluminum case." PC Magazine 7:11 AM
  • "How Microsoft spent $1 billion on a simple mistake with its best game console" Business Insider 10:26 AM
  • "Microsoft declares ElectionGuard voting machine trial a success" MSPoweruser 4:59 PM
  • "STG-Led Consortium to Buy Dell's RSA Business for $2B Cash" GovConWire 8:18 AM
  • "Dell Sells RSA Security for $2 Billion: Private equity firm Symphony Technology Group leads consortium in acquiring the company" Channelnomics 8:16 AM
  • "Dell to sell RSA cybersecurity unit" ITProPortal 8:17 AM
  • "Dell Sells RSA for $2B to Streamline Portfolio" CFO 8:16 AM
  • "Dell Intros New Micro-Data Center, Server, Software for Edge Computing" ITPro Today 10:27 AM
  • "HP Set to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards?" Zacks 8:13 AM
  • "How IBM Study Advance Will Reduce The Time And Costs Associated With Clinical Trials" Pulse 2.0 8:19 AM
  • "IBM bets on mid-market for cyber security growth in India" Live Mint 8:19 AM
  • "Intel Is Primed for a Breakout: Intel looks ready to blast through a key level this winter." TheStreet 10:44 AM
  • "Intel LGA 1200 Socket Confirmed For Upcoming Intel 10th Generation CPUs" WCCFTech 8:24 AM
  • "Intel's 128-Qubit Cryogenic Horse Ridge Quantum Control Chip Gallops Into View" HotHardware 3:53 PM
  • "This insightful Intel video explains how CPUs are made, in words you can actually understand" PCWorld 3:13 PM
  • "Multiple AMD Listings Hint at Imminent 'Big Navi' GPU Release" eTeknix 8:24 AM
  • "AMD adds 7662 and 7532 processors to the 2nd Gen EPYC Processor family" Guru3D 8:24 AM
  • "AMD Announces EPYC 7532 + EPYC 7662 As Newest Rome Processors" Phoronix 8:21 AM
  • "Oi, Cisco! Who left the 'high privilege' login for Smart Software Manager just sitting out in the open? Critical fix for static login headlines latest patch rollout" The Register 9:03 PM
  • "Asus responds to ROG Strix RX 5700 cooling concerns and offers a fix" KitGuru 8:24 AM
  • "India will have 67.2 million 5G connections by 2023: Cisco" Telecom Lead 8:04 AM
  • "India to have over 900 mn Internet users by 2023: Cisco" siliconindia 8:03 AM
  • "Coronavirus hits China's tech manufacturing production across the board" Axios 9:29 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Stocks slide on Apple's virus warning, euro near three-year low - Finance - iTnews" iTNews Australia 8:54 PM
  • "David Rolfe's Firm Cuts Apple, Visa" GuruFocus 12:31 PM
Industry News
  • "S&P 500, Nasdaq book record close as Fed signals strong economy with one eye on coronavirus: Fed policy makers emphasize their hope to provide some rate stability for markets and the economy after three rate cuts in 2019" MarketWatch 3:58 PM
  • "Nasdaq, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs as China Pledges to Boost Economy: The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at record highs as China moves to boost its economy as the coronavirus outbreak claims more than 2,000 lives." TheStreet 3:58 PM
  • "Stocks hit records as Tesla, Virgin Galactic soar: Musk's Tesla and Branson's Virgin Galactic rocket higher" FOXBusiness 3:58 PM
  • "Stocks Climb as China Pledges to Support Businesses: Indexes hovering near all-time highs despite disruption caused by coronavirus outbreak; oil prices rise" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:57 PM
  • "Asian markets rise as Japan's export data not as bad as feared: Nikkei posts strong gain; stocks tick up in Hong Kong, Shanghai as new coronavirus cases slow" MarketWatch 8:25 AM
  • "Puma leads European stocks higher as investors shake off Apple warning: Deutsche Telekom shares rise after results" MarketWatch 8:25 AM

 
Tracked Sites >>>
 

Apple | Apple Service & Support | Apple Newsroom | Apple Downloads | Apple Stock | AppAdvice | AppleInsider | Apple Must | App Sliced | AppleToolbox | Apple World Today | Architosh | Ars Technica | As the Apple Turns | ATPM | Automation Orchard | Bare Feats | Betalogue | BGR | Creative Mac | Cult of Mac | Daring Fireball | Digital Arts | dpmac | Engadget | Envato Tuts+ | fcp.co | gameDB | Gigaom | Gizmodo | iDevGames | iDownload Blog | iDrop News | iFixit | iLounge | iMore | Insanely Great Mac | Inside Mac Games | iPhone Hacks | The Joy of Tech | Ken Stone's Final Cut Pro | LACPUG | Layers Magazine | The Loop | Mac360 | MacDailyNews | MacDirectory | MacGameFiles | Mac Gamer HQ | Mac Kung Fu | Macintosh Resource Page | MacMost | The Mac Observer | Mac OS X Hints | MacPrices | MacReviewZone | MacRumors | MacScripter | Macs in Chemistry | MacSlash | MacSpeedZone | MacStories | MacSurfer | MacTech | Mactrast | Macuarium | MacUpdate | Macworld | Macworld UK | Mashable | Microsoft Office:mac | ModMy | The Mothership | The MUG Center | MyAppleMenu | MyMac | Patently Apple | The PC Weenies | prMac | ramseeker | Recode | Slashdot | Six Colors | TechCrunch | Tech Night Owl | TechRadar | The Apple Post | The Next Web | The Verge | TidBITS | Touch Arcade | Two Guys and a Podcast | VentureBeat | VR on Mac | Yahoo! Tech | 148Apps | 9to5Mac

MacSurfer's Headline News Information

Macworld Web Award 2000 MacSurfer Headline News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing & Weekday Editor: D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and D. Mahaffy
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy

CEO: T. Jefferson
CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!

216148337