News items you should check out: May 26

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, occasionally we’ll direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° New renders from Apple leaker Jon Prosser tease first look at the next version of the Mac mini.

° Quin Snyder, head coach of the NBA’s Utah Jazz, is apparently a fan of Apple TV+ exclusive “Ted Lasso” and says in an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune thatthe show should be required watching for colleagues in his profession.

° The Information reports that Netflix is looking to hire an executive to oversee an expansion into videogames, “a sign it is stepping up its efforts to grow beyond traditional filmed entertainment.”

° One McDonalds franchise is offering a free iPhone to new employees, although it’s what model of the Apple smartphone the employee will receive, notes iMore.

° Black Hat, a producer of information security events, will return to Las Vegas with its hybrid event Black Hat USA on July 31 – August 5. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center with both a virtual experience and an in-person event, offering a lineup of over 90 briefings hand selected by the Black Hat Review Board.

° “Browser Wars” on MacVoices Live! wraps up as the panel of Guy Serle, Jim  Rea, Brittany Smith, Frank Petrie, Andrew Orr, Jeff Gamet, David Ginsburg, Jay Miller, and host Chuck Joiner provide more browser add-on suggestions, and reveal a surprising fact about bookmark usage.

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.