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Apple Daily Report: consumer privacy meeting, new developer betas, more

Now that my Apple World Today compadre, Steve Sande, is transforming his daily news update podcast into Tangible Tech, Yours Truly will offer an end-of-the-day text-and-graphics only update of various Apple news items. Because, hey, Steve and I can’t cover everything!

Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies, including Apple, plan to convene in San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss how to tackle growing questions and concerns about consumer privacy online. 

Apple has released the fourth developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, as well as the third developer beta of watchOS 4.3.2. Registered developers can download them via Apple’s developer portal. Or they can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

Intel would likely ditch high-priority efforts to develop next-generation wireless technology if it were to lose a contract to supply mobile chips for the iPhone, even for only a year, a senior tech attorney for the company said Friday at an International Trade Commission patent case.

Worldnet, a leading provider of omni-channel payment solutions, has completed Apple Pay on the Web certification to enable payment service providers (PSPs) and independent sales organizations (ISOs) the capability to accept payments from Apple devices for eCommerce transactions.

TSMC has reportedly entered volume production of APs for new iPhones set to hit the market in September using the advanced node and in-house developed InFO packaging process.

CBS Corporation (CBS) and the National Football League have announced an extended agreement to stream all NFL ON CBS games on CBS All Access through the 2022 season. CBS will also now expand its NFL game streaming access for CBS All Access subscribers and TV Everywhere to include mobile devices beginning this season, adding to its distribution across other connected device platforms.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.