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February 5, 2018, 9:05 AM

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Anne Steele / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: in the US, Apple Music subs are growing ~5% a month, may overtake Spotify, which is growing at ~2% a month, this summer; Apple says Music has 36M subs  —  Apple's U.S. subscriber-account base has been growing about 5% a month, versus No. 1 Spotify's 2% clip
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Apple is looking into reports of iPhone X glitch that causes an up-to-10 second delay before incoming calls show up on display after the phone starts ringing  —  Some owners of Apple's new iPhone X are finding an unusual bug in their $1,000 piece of kit — answering the phone.
Sam Kim / Bloomberg:
Samsung heir and Vice Chairman Jay Lee set free after South Korean appeals court suspends his jail term in bribery case, after being detained for almost a year  —  Sentence was reduced to 2.5 years; gets 4 months probation  —  Lee was embroiled in national influence-peddline scandal
Katrina Onstad / Toronto Life:
Profile of Geoffrey Hinton, a neural net pioneer at the University of Toronto, Google, and now the Vector Institute, which aims to stop Toronto's AI brain drain  —  Geoffrey Hinton spent 30 years hammering away at an idea most other scientists dismissed as nonsense.  Then, one day in 2012, he was proven right.
Biz Carson / Forbes:
Inside Uber's “university”, where Harvard professors are teaching 6,000+ employees leadership and strategy in an attempt to change the company culture  —  The idea of a corporate university isn't new.  Apple's Steve Jobs famously set up Apple University to teach company lore …

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