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Apple Daily Report for February 28, 2017

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

Google is taking the wraps off YouTube TV, its new $35-a-month TV service that will package a bundle of channels from the broadcast networks and some cable networks. YouTube says the service will launch later this spring. It’s separate from YouTube Red, the ad-free subscription service the company launched last year.


A new analyst report sheds some doubt on the “super cycle” concept because of a probable limit in OLED screen supply, suggesting that the pent-up demand for a revolutionary iPhone incorporating the flexible screens will only be sated after a few years —which will boost AAPL over the long term.

Bank of the West announces five mobile wallet options for its customers, making it one of the few U.S. banks to offer access to all five major mobile wallets: Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, MasterPass by MasterCard, and Microsoft Wallet.

An 81-year-old woman has created an app to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead of Hinamatsuri, or Girl’s Day, in Japan. And she only learned to use computers when she was 60. You go, girl!

As noted by 9to5Mac, Apple has a new ad spot that highlights how users can rely on the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to easily sign and send off PDF files with handwritten signatures to avoid printing completely.

A newly discovered exploit in an update made to ESET anti-virus package in October 2016 contains an outdated XML parser from 2007 that is vulnerable to attack, allowing root-level code execution, and ultimately a compromised machine.

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.