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May 12, 2019
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Editorial: Can Apple News+ kill ‘fake news’ and save journalism?

Apple’s News+ subscription service threatens to kill the open web’s surveillance advertising clickbait model of fake news engagement to save journalism. Why would Apple want or care to do that? Here’s a look. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 16, 2019
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Some publishers are already growing frustrated with Apple News+, report says

Apple News+ hasn’t even been available for a month yet, and some publishers are already growing frustrated with it. A new report from Digiday details how some publishers are experiencing headaches with formatting, communicating with Apple, and more. more… The … Continue reading

April 1, 2019
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Eddy Cue repeatedly visited Washington Post, New York Times in failed Apple News+ bid

Apple was adamant about securing the New York Times and Washington Post for Apple News+, and put intense pressure on the heads of both papers, according to a behind-the-scenes telling. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 29, 2019
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Texture app shutting down on May 28 in wake of Apple News+ launch

Following the launch of its Apple News+ magazine subscription service, Apple is preparing to close down the standalone version of Texture for all users at the end of May, with the notice of closure urging customers to try out the … Continue reading

March 22, 2019
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Apple reaches deal with Vox for upcoming Apple News subscription service, report says

Bloomberg reports this evening that Apple has signed another publisher to its upcoming premium Apple News subscription service. According to the report, Apple has inked a deal with Vox to be a part of the service. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

March 21, 2019
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The Wall Street Journal reportedly joins Apple News service, NYT and Washington Post decline

According to a report on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal plans to join Apple’s widely rumored for-pay news service, one of only a handful of top-tier publications thought to be participating in the initiative. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 12, 2018
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Latest ‘Apple News Exclusive’ shares excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming memoir

In a continued effort to push the Apple News platform, Apple has today published an exclusive story, giving an excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming book, Becoming. more… The post Latest ‘Apple News Exclusive’ shares excerpt from former … Continue reading

October 25, 2018
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Apple uses human curation of Apple News to keep it from being ‘total crazy land’

Apple has for the first time allowed a reporter to cover the human curation process used to pick which news stories are included – and featured – in the Apple News app. The Cupertino company is unusual in having people, … Continue reading

September 26, 2018
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Publications reportedly embracing Apple News for ad revenue potential, not immediate returns

News outlets have seen extensive growth in readership within Apple News as of late, with many prioritizing its audience over other forms of distribution. The only issue? Few — if any — have been able to actually monetize it, according … Continue reading

September 7, 2018
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Apple hires former Conde Nast executive to bolster Apple News business

Apple recently hired Liz Schimel, a media veteran who previously served as president of Conde Nast China, as part of a continued push into the news business headed by its flagship Apple News product. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 18, 2018
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This week’s top stories: Teenager hacks into Apple’s servers, low-cost 13-inch MacBook news, Apple Pencil support for iPhones, more

In this week’s top stories: An Australian high school student hacked into Apple’s servers, we hear more about a new low-cost 13-inch MacBook, this year’s iPhones said to include Apple Pencil Support, Apple releases two new iOS betas, and more. Read on as … Continue reading

May 16, 2018
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AI-powered Google News debuts in iOS App Store, replaces Google Play Newsstand

Making good on promises to deliver a revamped news consumption app for iOS, Google on Tuesday launched Google News with machine learning capabilities, smart content organization and a fresh, uncluttered design. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 30, 2018
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Twitter rolling out new timeline feature that groups news links together

As part of its continuing efforts to expand into a broader news market, Twitter is rolling out a new timeline change that groups tweets about the same story together. This feature aims to put all tweets about a story under … Continue reading

February 12, 2018
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Apple News picks up iHeartRadio entertainment news in latest publisher expansion

iHeartRadio is the latest high-profile publisher to join Apple News. The service announced today that its editorial content can now be found on Apple’s News app on iOS. more… 9to5Mac

February 9, 2018
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Apple TV app gains promised News section first shown in September

Apple today has further expanded its TV application on iOS and tvOS. Following the addition of a dedicated Sports section a few months ago, users can now use the TV app to access live streaming news content from several different … Continue reading