This week on AI: Apple's embarrassing Mac glitch, 'Apple Car' hits the track, Apple TV sho...

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Apple's macOS engineers didn't have much of a chance to recover from holiday turkey this week, since they were quickly forced solve an embarrassing security vulnerability. The company was meanwhile said to be working on its first power management chips for iPhones, and planning to test self-driving cars in Arizona.

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Everything you need to know:

  • A now-fixed High Sierra flaw let people gain root access without a password > >
  • Apple-designed power chips could be ready as soon as next year > >
  • Apple test cars may be hitting a track in Surprise, Ariz. > >
  • Apple and Qualcomm intensified their legal actions against each other > >
  • The long-awaited Amazon Video app for the Apple TV is still in testing > >
  • It may be hard to get a 64-gigabyte Apple TV 4K in time for Christmas > >
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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:

Apple issues macOS High Sierra update to fix password-less root vulnerability

Future iPhone, iPad may have Apple-designed power management chips as soon as 2018

Apple rumored to be using Arizona proving grounds to test self-driving cars

Qualcomm brandishes Palm patents against Apple, seeks ITC ban on iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Amazon Prime Video app for Apple TV beta testing by employees underway, release date still unknown

Apple TV 4K 64GB model supply tight, new orders will likely miss Christmas delivery

YouTube hammers out battery drain problem with iPhone app in latest update

Apple commemorates Computer Science Education Week with new Hour of Code sessions

Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

Apple offers temporary workaround for iOS 11 bug autocorrecting 'it' to 'I.T'

Watch: Face ID and Touch ID compared

New Apple countersuit targets Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors

Apple's TV app adds live 'Sports' section for iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2 testers

Apple explains how to fix macOS High Sierra file sharing after security update breaks feature

Apple says over $30M raised for Global Fund in 2017 through (Red) products

Apple and Stanford Medicine fire up Heart Study to spot irregular beat, atrial fibrillation

First look: Apple's downtown Brooklyn store has custom floors, ceiling to dampen bustling city distractions

Camera comparison: Apple's iPhone X vs. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8

iPhone X delivery times fall to within one week in US
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