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Headlines

Most iPhone reviews are done by technically savvy writers that put them through their paces locally or in a lab. This just wasn’t how most people actually use their phones, and it created a focus on the wrong things.

Yeah, it’s gorgeous. But the most impressive thing about it is what happens next.

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself.

News

Cook, in an exclusive interview with Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, says how social media is being used ‘to manipulate people’ is a larger concern for him.

Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook and Facebook Inc’s Mark Zuckerberg met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday at an annual gathering of advisers to Beijing’s Tsinghua University business school.

The Company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion, an increase of 12 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.07, up 24 percent. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

Reviews

With the iPhone X, Apple re-invents the iPhone in fundamental ways. From Face ID to animojis to the “notch,” it’s a bold move that really pays off.

The iPhone X has the 8 Plus’s killer cameras, in a size that’s much better for small hands.

Rumors

Others

There’s been quite an uproar over Apple’s review embargoes for the iPhone X this week.

Finally

Mashable speaks with members of Apple’s executive team including Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, Dan Riccio, and Alan Dye.

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