This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

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Not content to rest for long, the rumor train steamed forward this week with hints of Face ID on the iPad Pro, a stylus-equipped iPhone, and even a foldable iPhone coming several years down the road. Qualcomm, meanwhile, fired another major salvo in its legal battle with Apple, and an Irish datacenter finally got the green light.
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iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

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Among the lesser known features included in Apple’s latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches.
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How Apple’s iPhone X TrueDepth AR waltzed ahead of Google’s Tango

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Apple’s iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company’s new iPhone X. Here’s a deeper look at Apple’s big AR surprise.
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Qualcomm sues Apple in China aiming to ban iPhone production and sales

On September 29 in China, Qualcomm fired the latest salvo against Apple in the two companies’ ongoing worldwide legal battle. This was revealed today, although the court has not yet made the filings public. Qualcomm alleges that Apple is using technologies invented by Qualcomm without paying for them. The lawsuit was filed in a Beijing intellectual property court, claiming infringement of three non-standard essential patents and seeking injunctive relief. Essentially, the chip maker wants the court to ban the production and sale of iPhones in China. While a sales ban would…

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