This week on AI: WWDC 2017, virtual buttons on 'iPhone 8,' BeatsX review & more

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Apple announced the dates for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, set to return to San Jose for the first time in well over a decade. Meanwhile, yet more hints about Apple's iPhone plans emerged, including a claim that the OLED iPhone will replace the home button with a virtual "function area."

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Everything you need to know:

  • WWDC 2017 is coming to San Jose on June 5 > >
  • The "iPhone 8" could swap the home button for a "function area" and facial recognition > >
  • Apple joining the Wireless Power consortium may support rumors of wireless charging on upcoming iPhones > >
  • We reviewed Apple's new W1-equipped BeatsX earbuds > >
  • A fifth-gen Apple TV may add 4K support — and not much more > >
  • Apple's stock prices set new records > >
  • The "iPhone 8" could have a big battery relative to its size > >

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