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This week on AI: 'iPhone 8' & Apple Watch details leak in iOS 11 GM, Apple may buy Bond, new Beats & more

On the eve of Apple's Sept. 12 iPhone event, last-minute rumors and an iOS 11 GM leak hinted at "iPhone 8" details, as well as the device's troubled history. In a pair of separate surprises, the company also launched new high-end Beats headphones, and was rumored to be pursuing rights to the James Bond franchise.




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Everything you need to know:



  • Leaked iOS 11 GM revealed details of "iPhone 8" and a new AirPods revamp > >
  • As well as confirmation of an LTE Apple Watch > >
  • The "iPhone 8" may go on sale Sept. 15, but not ship until October > >
  • Prices could range from $999 to $1,199 > >
  • Apple may have been forced to abandon Touch ID at the last minute > >
  • If the company wants to buy Bond, it could cost billions > >
  • Speaking of bonds, Apple issued a $5 billion bond sale > >
  • The W1-equipped Beats Studio3 Wireless ships in October, for $350 > >
  • Apple has picked up four more TV executives to tackle original video > >


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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:



Leaked iOS 11 GM confirms 'iPhone 8' 'Face ID' facial detection, revamped AirPods, more

LTE Apple Watch 'Series 3' tipped in leaked iOS 11 GM

Second report suggets Sept. 15 OLED 'iPhone 8' preorders, but shipments not until October

Prolific leaker claims 'iPhone 8' will cost between $999 and $1199, depending on configuration

Ditching Touch ID in 'iPhone 8' wasn't Apple's first choice, was forced by technical restraints - report

Apple allegedly making big push for $5 billion James Bond 007 movie franchise rights

Apple launches $350 Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones with W1 chip, improved noise canceling

Apple issues $5B bond sale to fund capital return program

Apple recruits four TV executives to growing video team, offers hints at future programming

South Korean court rejects Qualcomm request to suspend $912M antitrust ruling

Apple discontinues annual London music festival

How to integrate iPhone into your strength training regimen

Apple allegedly gearing up for future iPhone with greater than 12MP camera order

Tim Cook says Apple will continue to push for 'Dreamers' despite Trump plans

Video: Which iPad Pro is right for you? 10.5" vs. 12.9"

Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal pitching signs in games against Yankees

Samsung is sole supplier of costly 'iPhone 8' OLED, putting Apple in 'urgent need' of alternatives

T-Mobile bundles Netflix subscription with unlimited One family plans

Apple developer portal undergoes maintenance after system 'glitch'

Apple secures lower streaming rate in new deal with Warner Music Group, report says

Logitech adds HomeKit to Circle 2 Wired, says Apple won't allow support on battery-powered model

Imminent arrival of HDR iTunes Store content reaffirmed in new code findings

HomePod hardware purportedly pops up in China and California ahead of December launch

Up to 143M US consumers exposed in Equifax hack, could impact iPhone buyers

Spotify drops Web streaming for users of Apple's Safari browser