Good morning! Here’s the technology news you need to know this Tuesday.
1. The iPhone X is facing “severe short supply” and will be hard to find. That’s according to reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
2. Google has appealed a €2.4 billion (£2.1 billion) fine from the EU. Google confirmed the appeal to Business Insider but declined to comment further or give any detail.
3. Details of Amazon’s new Fire TV have leaked online. The updated device will double as an Echo smart speaker.
4. Apple is holding its keynote today in Cupertino. We’re expecting to see three new iPhone models, a new Apple Watch, a new Apple TV, more details on iOS 11, and potentially new information about HomePod.
5. Analysts said that augmented reality will give iPhone X the “wow factor.” Macquarie Research analysts said that the technology could increase iPhone revenue.
6. The president of Nintendo of America said that the short supply of the new Super NES Classic Edition is “outside our control.” Reggie Fils-Aimé blamed retailers for the lack of units going on sale.
7. Tesla is eliminating dozens of positions at its SolarCity office in Northern California. The move comes during Tesla’s continued integration with SolarCity.
8. Xiaomi unveiled its bezel-free Mi Mix 2 a day before the iPhone X launch. The phone has a full-ceramic body and 42 LTE bands.
9. The cofounders of Google DeepMind have backed Entrepreneur First in a $US12.4 million (£9.4 million) round. The funding round was led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners.
10. Spotify is killing support for its web player on Apple’s browser. Spotify now suggests switching browsers to access its browser app.