The hottest Apple-related news for the week of Jan. 22-27

There’s a lot happening in the world of Apple news this week. Following are the hottest articles for the week of Jan. 22-27.

Apple and Malala Fund announced that Apple will become the fund’s first Laureate partner, enabling a significant expansion of Malala’s effort to support girls’ education and advocate for equal opportunity. Led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Malala Fund champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education.

Apple spent $7 million lobbying the Trump administration in 2017, according to a Recode report. That’s the most the tech giant has ever spent lobbying. 

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Apple shipped 29 million iPhone Xs in the fourth quarter of 2017, making it the world’s best-shipping smartphone model over the holiday season, reports Canalys. 

Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, and tvOS 11.2.5. And the company has previewed iOS 11.3, which is coming this spring.

Let the Apple Car talk begin again. The tech giant has expanded its California self-driving test fleet to 27 cars.