Apple Daily Report: OWC acquires Akitio (and more news)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out. 

OWC has acquired Akitio, a maker of external computer storage products and accessories, with an emphasis on Thunderbolt 3 technology. OWC's Woodstock, Illinois facility will serve as worldwide headquarters for all OWC brands, including Akitio.

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According to Bloomberg, CEO Tim Cook plans to address Apple staff today about the situation of flagging iPhone sales, dipping stock price, and more at an all-hands meeting where he will take questions from workers.

Apple stock opened at $144 today on the stock market, with share prices sliding about 9% after the tech giant lowered its revenue guidance by up to $9 billion for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. 

As noted by AppleInsider, a Florida woman is lucky to be alive after her car flipped into a marsh by a Tampa highway, apparently saved by a combination of her Apple Watch, iPhone, and Google Maps.

Charter Spectrum has released its promised Apple TV app with support for tvOS 12's "zero sign-on" functions. It can be downloaded at the Apple TV App Store.