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This week on AI: iPhone SE, 9.7" iPad Pro, Apple Watch changes & more

The week began with Apple announcing a collection of new products, mainly the iPhone SE and a 9.7-inch iPad Pro, but continued to be eventful, with developments in the encryption debate, problems with iOS 9.3, and future plans for Apple Pay.

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Everything you need to know:

  • Apple unveiled the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro at a special press event > >
  • The new devices are now available to preorder > >
  • Apple slashed the base cost of the Apple Watch to $299 > >
  • The FBI appears to be using a forensic firm, Cellebrite, to crack Syed Farook's iPhone > >
  • Apple's move to bring cloud services in-house may be driven by snooping fears > >
  • Apple Pay could come to websites later in 2016 > >
  • iOS 9.3 had to be reissued for the iPad 2, due to glitches > >
  • Apple's first TV series will focus on the app economy > >
  • Apple has asked for a delay in a New York City encryption case > >

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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:

Video Recap: Apple's iPhone SE and iPad Pro announcements in 2 minutes

Apple's iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro now available for preorder in 13 territories

Apple cuts entry price of Apple Watch to $299

FBI using Israeli firm Cellebrite to help break into San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone

Apple moves to bring iCloud infrastructure in-house predicated by backdoor fears - report

Apple Pay to feature website integration later this year, report says

Apple halts iOS 9.3 updates for older iPads, iPhones after activation issues [u]

Apple's first TV series to focus on developers, 'app economy'

Apple admits to Imagination Technologies talks, declines takeover bid

Apple requests delay in NYC iPhone encryption case, citing FBI's efforts to unlock San Bernardino phone