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Headlines

“Our data shows that Apple Watch is doing great and looks to be one of the most popular holiday gifts this year,” Cook wrote.

reuters.com by Julia Love, 2 min read

On Dec. 6, at an invitation-only lunch at an industry AI conference, the company’s new head of machine learning, Russ Salakhutdinov, and other Apple employees gave a wide-ranging talk detailing the problems the company is using AI to tackle.

qz.com by Dave Gershgorn, 3 min read
News

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs.

reuters.com by Andrew Chung, 3 min read
Reviews

After 10 hours of preliminary research, we tested more than 25 USB-C accessories to put together this guide to the best ways to connect peripherals and devices to a USB-C–equipped computer. It’s by no means exhaustive.

thewirecutter.com by Nick Guy, 12 min read
Rumors

Apple Inc. is pressing Hollywood studios for earlier access to movies, according to people with knowledge of the matter, a move that would bolster the company’s iTunes business.

bloomberg.com by Anousha Sakoui and Alex Webb, 3 min read

A person familiar with the development of the AirPod said the trouble appears to stem from Apple’s effort to chart a new path for wireless headphones. In most other wireless headphones, only one earpiece receives a signal from the phone via wireless Bluetooth technology; it then transmits the signal to the other earpiece.

macrumors.com by Joe Rossignol, 1 min read
Others

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea Steve Jobs didn’t hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple’s history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

campaignlive.com by Douglas Quenqua, 20 min read
Finally

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