Apple reportedly offered feedback on NPR’s ‘RAD’ podcast analytics system

According to a report on Thursday, Apple employees had a hand in the development of National Public Radio’s recently launched Remote Audio Data system (RAD), an analytics platform that enables content creators to gauge listener statistics. Importantly, RAD provides engagement information on money-making advertisements. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Detailed preview of contested Fed Square Apple store offered ahead of Melbourne committee meeting

Debate over Apple’s proposed global flagship store in Melbourne’s Federation Square continues. As the Future Melbourne Committee prepares to discuss the project at an upcoming public meeting on September 4th, newly published planning documents offer the public a detailed look at Apple’s design thinking – and the city council’s rationale for rejection. more… 9to5Mac

‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ Leaks: Tim Cook Offered Jobs a Liver, Jobs Wasn’t Interested in TV

There’s a new Steve Jobs book coming out later this month, written by Brent Schlender, a reporter who interviewed Jobs several times throughout his life, and Rick Tetzeli, editor at Fast Company. The book, Becoming Steve Jobs, isn’t set to be released until March 24, but Cult of Mac discovered some of the contents could […]