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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

August 1, 2015
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This week on AppleInsider: Apple Watch at Best Buy, Apple Music numbers, Apple TV news & more

The lazy days of summer were in full effect this week, but there were some brief glances of plans for the Apple Watch — as well as a long-rumored Apple TV refresh. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 9, 2015
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Hands-On With Apple’s ‘News’ App Introduced in iOS 9 Beta 3

Apple released the third beta of iOS 9 to developers this morning, bringing some significant changes to the operating system, including the new Apple News app. First introduced at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, “News” provides curated lists of … Continue reading

April 4, 2015
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Fox Business News apologizes after commentator calls Apple CEO Tim Cook a ‘bigot’

On Friday, Fox Business Network apologized for a remark made by a commentator earlier in the week in which a regular guest called Apple CEO Tim Cook a "bigot" for his stance on religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas. … Continue reading