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Headlines

Apple design chief Jony Ive takes us on a tour of Apple’s new Foster + Partners-designed HQ in California’s Silicon Valley and the disappearing iPhone

News

The tech giant has found a tax haven in the island of Jersey, leaving billions of dollars untouched by the United States, leaked documents reveal.

“We believe every company has a responsibility to pay its taxes… The debate is not about how much we pay but where we owe it.”

Brian Stelter’s ‘Top of the Morning’ book will provide additional background for the series.

Reviews

I really like the iPhone X — it’s fresh, it’s fast, it’s beautiful, and it’s really fun to shoot with. I’m still adapting to its new interface, but the size is right, the screen is great for sharing photos, and the improvements to the telephoto lens make it a no-brainer.

With a Photo score of 101, the Apple iPhone X achieves the best results so far for still images, edging out the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Based on our extensive lab tests and measurements the iPhone X becomes the Best Performing Smartphone Display that we have ever tested, earning DisplayMate’s highest ever A+ grade. The iPhone X is an impressive display with close to Text Book Perfect Calibration and Performance!

Rumors

Apple Inc. is working on a redesigned, high-end iPad for as early as 2018 that incorporates key iPhone X features such as slimmer edges and facial recognition, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apple Inc., seeking a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone, aims to have technology ready for an augmented-reality headset in 2019 and could ship a product as early as 2020.

Others

Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X’s flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher.

Apple’s original competitive advantage — the integration of hardware and software — is more durable than disruption theory would suggest.

Finally

After the early fast growth iPhone years, Apple appeared to stumble. Profit and revenue began to fall starting in 2013. Now, a bold bet, the iPhone X, covered by the iPhone 8, appears on the verge of paying off.

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