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This week on AI: iPhone 7 & Apple Watch 2 launch, iOS 10 goes live & more

The big news, naturally, was Friday's launch of the iPhone 7 and the second-generation Apple Watch. iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3 emerged on Tuesday though, and there was still plenty of news going on outside the launch-day bubble.




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Everything you need to know:



  • Shoppers lined up around the world for a chance at the iPhone 7 > >
  • iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3 launched after months in beta > >
  • Initial stocks of the iPhone 7 Plus and jet black versions of the iPhone 7 are sold out > >
  • News media filed suit to find out how the FBI's iPhone hack was done > >
  • Next year's iPhone should have a "virtual" button built into an edge-to-edge screen > >
  • iTunes 12.5.1 introduced a new Apple Music interface, Siri commands & more > >
  • Apple Japan was ordered to pay $118 million in back taxes > >


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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:



Apple fans line up worldwide for iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus & Apple Watch Series 2

Apple launches iOS 10, tvOS 10 & watchOS 3

Launch day iPhone 7 Plus, jet black iPhone 7 allotment sold out, Apple says

FBI sued to divulge info on San Bernardino iPhone 5c encryption hack

2017 iPhone will have 'virtual button' built into edge-to-edge display - report

Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 with all-new Apple Music design, iOS 10 support, Siri commands in Sierra

Apple pays $118M tax for underreported iTunes Japan income, report says

Failed iOS 10 installs force users to plug into iTunes for restoration of 'bricked' device [u]

'About a dozen' Magna engineers working on Apple's electric car, 'Project Titan' - report

T-Mobile users complain about iOS 10 carrier settings causing service blackouts [ux2]

Wireless charging tech firm Energous namechecks Apple in regulatory filing

Apple hires former Magic Leap, Oculus engineers in VR/AR push

Patent holder Acacia wins $22.1M judgement against Apple

First look: Apple Watch Series 2 Sport with GPS, S2 chip, new ceramic back, second mic hole