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Headlines

When Apple Inc. introduced AirPods earbuds in 2016, chief designer Jony Ive hailed the beginning of a new “wireless future.” The company’s devices would connect and charge without fiddly white cords and unsightly plugs and sockets.

Apple today launched a new MacBook & MacBook Pro service program that it says covers a small percentage of users that might experience sticky, repeated characters or unresponsive keys.

News

Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company’s chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to protect Apple’s business in China.

Security researcher finds macOS Quick Look feature reveals cache of sensitive data from encrypted drives

Rumors

Aside from the iPhone X and iPhone 8, Apple also offers a smaller, lower-cost device called the iPhone SE. Launched in 2016, the SE has gone a while without an update, but recent reports indicate that Apple is finally working on a new one, tentatively called the iPhone SE 2.

Others

The attack allows any would-be-hacker to run as many passcodes as they want, without destroying the data.

The Car Connectivity Consortium, which counts Apple among its charter members, on Wednesday announced the publication of new “digital key” standard that allows drivers to actuate vehicle systems like door locks and the engine via an NFC-enabled smartphone.

Finally

Apple is investing in video content. Jason Snell examines how will Apple present its video service to compete with the likes of Netfilx and Hulu.

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