News of Note—Apple, Foxconn and smartphones

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Apple is developing a rear-facing 3-D sensor system for the iPhone in 2019 as the device evolves to more fully support augmented reality. Bloomberg article

> Smartphone demand ramped up in the third quarter even as the overall market for basic bands fell 2%. Release

> Foxconn quarterly profit fell by 40% due to production delays of the iPhone X. 9to5Mac article