010: HomePod FCC approval, Apple hiring data scientists, iOS 11 adoption | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got Apple’s latest hiring spree, iOS 11 adoption numbers compared to Android, and HomePod one step closer to going on sale, plus the best deals to check out this weekend from 9to5Toys.com.

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  • Zac Hall
  • Trevor Daugherty
    • Bloomberg: Apple hires data scientist team for analytics project
    • iOS 11 adoption surpasses the last three versions of Android (since 2015) combined
    • Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 beta 7, watchOS 4.2.2 beta 5 & macOS 10.13.3 beta 6
    • HomePod launch appears imminent as smart speaker receives FCC approval
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