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Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive officer, makes public the high-end face-recognizing $999 iPhone X. Meanwhile, Mercedes unveils its 1000-hp Formula 1-inspired AMG Project One hypercar, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma talks evolution and mountain climbing.

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday, Sept. 9. After conquering grocery deliveries, Alibaba is setting its sights on a new part of China's $4 trillion retail sector: department stores.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook speaks about the iPhone X during an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Apple unveiled its most important new iPhone in years to take on increasing competition from Samsung Electronics Co., Google, and a host of Chinese smartphone makers.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A framed image of the Virgin of Guadalupe leans on the cracked wall of a home following an earthquake in the town of Juchitan, Oaxaca State, Mexico, on Sunday, Sept. 10. Mexico was hit by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake on Thursday, which killed at least 90 people and destroyed a large part of Juchitan. Cemex announced that it will provide the equivalent of $1 million in building materials for reconstruction efforts in states affected by the earthquake.

Photographer: Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Project One hypercar is unveiled ahead of the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show on Monday, Sept. 11. The 67th IAA opens to the public on Sept. 14 and features must-have vehicles and motoring technology from more than 1,000 exhibitors in a space equivalent to 33 soccer fields.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers the State of the Union speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday, Sept. 13. In a sign of the EU’s renewed confidence, Juncker will push for free-trade pacts with Australia and New Zealand at a time when the U.S. is turning inward, along with a bloc-wide system for screening foreign takeovers and deeper euro-area banking integration.

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

A U.S. flag flies outside a flooded home after Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Irma smashed into Southern Florida as a Category 4 storm, driving a wall of water and violent winds ashore and marking the first time since 1964 the U.S. was hit by back-to-back major hurricanes.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra smiles during a media event in Shanghai on Friday. GM is setting records with shipments by its Buick, Cadillac, and Baojun brands. But the company sold fewer than 20 plug-in hybrid or battery-electric cars in China last year.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Wristwatch components sit ready for assembly at the Zenith production facility and headquarters in Le Locle, Switzerland, in this photo released on Thursday, Sept. 14. Zenith, a 152-year-old brand whose timepieces sell for an average of 7,500 francs, this year became the first Swiss watchmaker to officially team up with the U.K.’s Bamford Watch Department, which modifies and personalizes pieces for clients.

Photographer: Michele Limina/Bloomberg

People walk through the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Friday as the e-commerce giant marked its 18th anniversary. Alibaba, started in founder Jack Ma's apartment in 1999, is worth $458 billion today. 

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump pause during a ceremony to commemorate the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, at the Pentagon in Washington on Monday. Trump is presiding over his first 9/11 commemoration on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people when hijackers flew commercial airplanes into New York's World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field near Shanksville, Pa.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

City workers exercise on the rooftop running track of the White Collar Factory in view of skyscrapers of the City of London, on Monday, Sept. 11. Asian investors are paying record prices for London office buildings after the devaluation of the pound in the wake of last year's Brexit vote.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Buildings stand as birds fly overhead in Karachi, in this photograph released on Monday, Sept. 11. The murder of the director of a nongovernment organization that pushes land claim titles for Karachi's poor exposed the dark underbelly of real estate development in one of the world's fastest-growing megacities. Karachi is home to about 15 million people, two large seaports, and Pakistan's financial infrastructure, making it the country's economic powerhouse.

Photographer: Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg

Rohingya women sit beside a rice paddy near a newly set up refugee camp at Balukhali in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi is under attack over her response to a fresh round of violence that has seen more than 145,000 minority Rohingya Muslims flee into neighboring Bangladesh since last month.

Photographer: Ismail Ferdous/Bloomberg

Danish Central Bank Governor Lars Rohde speaks during a news conference at the bank's headquarters in Copenhagen, on Wednesday, Sept. 13. "We have previously seen that the economy can overheat vigorously and suddenly when it is booming," Rohde said in a statement..

Photographer: Carsten Snejbjerg/Bloomberg

Mountains, believed to hold a significant amount of oil wealth, are seen from the town of Arbeláez, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia. Citizens of Arbeláez, a small farming town 35 miles from Bogotá, may have a significant amount of oil wealth under their feet, but in July they defied the government and foreign investors and voted to leave it there.

Photographer: Luis Angel/Bloomberg