Bits: Daily Report: A Busy Week Ahead

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Customers at the Apple store in Lower Manhattan. The company is expected on Tuesday to report a slight increase in iPhone sales and overall revenue for the financial quarter that ended in March. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images

There’s a lot on deck this week from technology land.

Some of the biggest tech companies — including the world’s most valuable public company, Apple, and the world’s biggest social network, Facebook — are reporting quarterly earnings in the next few days.

For Apple, this set of financial results kicks off a big year for the company, which will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone in the coming months. Vindu Goel, a New York Times technology reporter, writes that investors have been pushing Apple’s stock up recently in the hope that whatever the company ends up doing to refresh its iPhones will drive another cycle of growth for it.

There are also a few tech events scheduled for this week, including a big splash from Microsoft around its Windows software on Tuesday. And we are expecting more on the legal fight between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google’s parent, Alphabet, with some action in court.

We leave you with two of our favorite tech stories from The Times this weekend. Enjoy.

Meet five of the humans who train artificial intelligence to be more human — and who in some cases are training the robots to one day replace them in their own jobs.

• We’ve reached a tipping point for e-commerce in the apparel industry, in which people had been slower to change their buying behavior but are increasingly gravitating toward digital purchases.

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