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December 8, 2017, 11:15 AM

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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: YouTube to introduce paid, on-demand streaming music service in March; Warner has signed on, talks continue with Sony, Universal, and Merlin  —  Warner has signed on, talks underway with Sony, Universal  —  Artists asked to help promote service, internally called Remix
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
KGI: all three iPhones to be introduced in 2018 will have more powerful batteries, with 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch OLED models getting L-shaped battery designs  —  Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is out with his latest investor note this evening covering more changes we can expect with next year's iPhone refresh.
Blair Hanley Frank / VentureBeat:
Nvidia unveils Titan V GPU aimed at machine learning applications, says Titan V has 110 teraflops of raw computing capability, 9x that of Pascal-based Titan X  —  Nvidia launched a new desktop GPU today that's designed to bring massive amounts of power to people who are working on machine learning applications.
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Zero-day flaw allowed unauthorized remote access to HomeKit products via iOS 11.2; fix made that limits some functionality, full fix coming in update next week  —  A HomeKit vulnerability in the current version of iOS 11.2 has been demonstrated to 9to5Mac that allows unauthorized control …
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Windows 10 Redstone 4, slated for April 2018, will improve eSIM support, including a pilot allowing companies to bulk-purchase and provision cell connectivity  —  Microsoft is working on eSIM and power-management capabilities that could make their way into Windows 10 Redstone 4.
San Francisco Chronicle:
New SF law limits firms to 3 delivery robots each, with 9 for whole city; confines robots to industrial areas; sets 3 mph speed limit; requires human monitors  —  Robots that trundle along sidewalks R2D2-style to deliver takeout food or packages are still in early test phases.  Few even exist.
Stephanie Chan / VentureBeat:
As Facebook Messenger's Instant Games platform turns one, the company adds ability to livestream via Facebook Live, promises new titles, and more  —  Facebook launched Instant Games on its Messenger platform earlier this year with 20 games.  It's since grown its library to 70 …

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