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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

January 20, 2018
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Along with Facebook announcing the first major changes to its News Feed, the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness as it prioritizes information. Rather than determining news source trustworthiness itself, Facebook will let users decide. more… … Continue reading

September 24, 2016
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Apple to Offer ‘Spoken Editions’ of Written News on iTunes

Apple is planning on turning news stories and articles from popular news sites into audio podcasts called “Spoken Editions,” reports TechCrunch. Spoken Editions will be short broadcasts that transform content from publishers into spoken word instead of written word, making … Continue reading

August 13, 2016
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This week’s top stories: Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, iPhone 7 leaks, Apple Watch 2 news, & more

In this week’s top stories: Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro with OLED touchscreen, the latest iPhone 7 leaks, Apple Watch 2 reports, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

June 17, 2016
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Politico using Apple Wallet to send breaking news push notifications to users regarding Brexit

Apple’s Wallet app has become a lot more useful since the launch of Apple Pay, but Politico has found another new purpose for the app that’s a little out of the ordinary. As noted by NiemanLab, Political Europe is using … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Apple aims to improve News app w/ human curated Top Stories, traffic stats for publishers

Alongside the release of iOS 9.2 today, Apple is making some improvements to its recently launched News app that it hopes will improve the service for both readers and publishers. One of the changes is listed in Apple’s release notes … Continue reading