Apple stock getting hammered on renewed China trade war fears

China has not just asked state-owned business to stop buying American agriculture, but it has also devalued its own currency to counter President Donald Trump’s 10% tariff threat on $ 325 billion in electronics — and it is having a profound impact on Apple’s stock and that of its suppliers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

This week on AI: Fears for iPhone 8 & X numbers, cheaper 2018 iPhones, KRACK fix & more

Much of this week’s news revolved around the iPhone 8 and X — in particular, fears that the 8 isn’t selling as well as hoped, and that production won’t meet demand for the X. Some potentially good news, though, was a rumor that next year’s iPhones will be somewhat cheaper. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

U.S. Government Calls Apple’s Opposition to iPhone Unlocking Order a ‘Diversion,’ Says Fears Are ‘Overblown’

Prosecutors representing the United States government today filed another document (via The Verge) to support the motion to compel Apple to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, calling the original order a “modest” request that would not result in a universal “master key” and dismissing many of Apple’s legal arguments. The […]