President Trump nominated conservative Denver appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Democrats promised a tough hearing. Earlier, Trump postponed signing a cyber security order, and decided to retain Obama-era LGBTQ workplace protections. — [Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Mark Landler / New York Times]
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is exploring possible legal options as it continues to press the Trump administration to rescind the president’s immigration ban. — [Ina Fried / Recode]
Apple sold a record 78.3 million iPhones and posted record revenue in its holiday quarter, returning to growth after a sluggish few quarters. Apple said its weak China business was getting a little better, but iPad sales continued to shrink. — [Ina Fried / Recode]
Facebook is developing an app for TV set-top boxes, part of its efforts to become a home for long-form, television-quality videos and attract more ad dollars. — [Deepa Seetharaman and Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal]
Those set-top boxes will remain under the control of the cable companies, thanks to new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. The Trump appointee effectively killed a proposal to “unlock” the boxes and allow third parties to build their own. — [Peter Kafka / Recode]
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