This week on AI: To USB-C or not to USB-C, Apple's Hollywood recruiting, massive Amazon outage & more

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Rumors this week suggested that Apple's new iPhones will use some form of USB-C technology, and that the company is looking to recruit Hollywood film and TV producers for ends unknown. Legal battles, a huge Amazon outage and more contributed to an eventful few days.

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Everything you need to know:

  • Apple's new iPhones should support fast charging through USB-C technology — while still using Lightning > >
  • The company is recruiting Hollywood producers for big plans > >
  • Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway bought $17 billion in Apple shares > >
  • An Amazon S3 outage impacted Apple and many other cloud services > >
  • Apple may have finally prevailed in its patent fight with Smartflash > >
  • A new lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm opened in the U.K. > >
  • Apple threw its legal weight behind a transgender student arguing for rights to use bathrooms matching his identity > >

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