Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, occasionally we’ll direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.
° An “Apple Car” would “rattle” premium automakers the most, according ot a report by Automotive News Europe.
° Samsung Display is likely to receive compensation from Apple Inc. over a shortfall in OLED panel orders, according to The Korea Herald.
° The Guardian reports that Apple has labeled Epic’s Australian challenge to in-app purchases as “self-serving.”
° In a blog post, ProtonVPN, which offers a VPN tool for iOS, claims that Apple is blocking “important updates” to the app following a United Nations recommendation for the app to be used amid an internet crackdown in Myanmar.
° From Bloomberg: the Goldman Sachs Group didn’t use discriminatory practices when deciding whether to extend credit to prospective customers of its Apple Card, the New York State Department of Financial Services said.
° Apple and Epic Games will each be given 45 hours to make their case in an upcoming federal court bench trial in May, according to AppleInsider.
° Apple has put privacy at the heart of its sales pitch to users, but an internal document from France’s data regulator suggests the iPhone maker’s own targeted advertising practices may be problematic, notes Politico.
° On the new episode of MacVoices Live! , the panel of Kelly Guimont, David Ginsburg, Jeff Gamet, Frank Petrie, Jim Rea, Guy Serle, and Andrew Orr join host Chuck Joiner to discuss Apple’s discontinuation of the original HomePod.