Apple Daily Report for Feb. 7, 2018

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, deals with a death in the family. Prayers go out to the entire Sande family. In the place of the AWT News Update, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

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An UCSF Health eHeart Study has found that the Apple Watch can detect early signs of diabetes with 85% accuracy.

Chinese authorities have closed down a fake Apple service center in Beijing. The firm behind it was fined $43,000 as part of a reported crackdown on intellectual property breaches in the Chinese capital.

Facepunch Studios has announced that their MMO survival game Rust is leaving Steam Early Access tomorrow.

Apple is taking a harder stance against developers using its custom emoji font, known as Apple Color Emoji, even in the case of apps that have been using the art for years.

For the ninth time in a row, Verizon has come out on top in RootMetrics' semiannual test of the major wireless carriers in the U.S.

Intel has unveiled the Xeon D-2100, a data center processor architecture optimized in a system-on-a-chip (SoC) design aimed at lower-power, high-density edge solutions, integrating essential network, security and acceleration capabilities.