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News items you should check out: Oct. 14

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

° From Apple: In a post dubbed “Building a Trusted Ecosystem for Millions of Apps,” Apple says iOS is safer than Android because it doesn’t allow “sideloading” of apps.

° From AppleInsider: A report Tuesday indicated that Apple could cut iPhone 13 production by as much as 10 million units because of supply problems. Analysts don’t believe that it’ll affect Apple much.

° From 9to5Mac: In a new interview covering e-waste, battery recycling, and more, Tesla co-founder and former chief technical officer JB Straubel shares his thoughts on why Apple isn’t building iPhones in the US even though it “absolutely” could.

° From iMore: Multiple customers on Visible, a digital carrier owned by Verizon, are reporting that their accounts have been compromised and used to order iPhone 13’s by fraudulent users.

° From Florida Politics: Floridians could start downloading an app for digital driver’s licenses next month, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

° From MacRumors: Apple has extended its AirPods Pro Repair Program that addresses crackling and static issues.

° From Nikkei Asia: Apple ha added China’s BOE Technology to its list of premium display suppliers for the iPhone 13 line-up.

° From MacVoices Live!: On the new episode, the panel of David Ginsburg, Jeff Gamet, Jim Rea, Guy Serle, Warren Sklar, Mark Fuccio, Patrice Brend’Amour, Jay Miller, Brittany Smith, and Kelly Guimont join host Chuck Joiner to discuss the effects of the Facebook whistleblower’s congressional testimony, and why this might be different than past investigations into the social network’s behavior. (Part 1) 

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.