WSJ report explores Tim Cook’s ‘unlikely’ relationship with President Trump

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken a visible role in politics since the election of President Trump. Cook has met with and earned praise from Trump multiple times, while also criticizing his policies when necessary. A new report from the Wall Street Journal explores how Tim Cook balances his relationship with President Trump and Apple’s […]

Report: Former Apple exec says company’s leaders are spread too thin, structure doesn’t look ‘effective’

A new report from The Information takes a look at some of the changes that Apple’s leadership has undergone over the last few years, the company’s employee growth, and how that’s spread the executive team thinner than ever. Notably, a former Apple executive believes that the current leadership structure “doesn’t look particularly effective.” more… The post Report: […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to develop and star in Apple TV+ drama, report says

Ahead of the launch of Apple TV+ later this fall, Apple continues to ink new deals for content. Variety reports that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will develop a new drama series for Apple’s upcoming streaming service. more… The post Joseph Gordon-Levitt to develop and star in Apple TV+ drama, report says appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Report: Apple to provide ‘pre-jailbroken’ iPhones to researchers, launch macOS bug bounty program

Apple is reportedly set to provide security researchers with unique iPhone models that would allow them to more easily find weaknesses in iOS. Forbes reports that Apple will make this announcement at the Black Hat security conference later this week. more… The post Report: Apple to provide ‘pre-jailbroken’ iPhones to researchers, launch macOS bug bounty […]

Report: Amazon working on new Echo speaker to directly compete against HomePod and Sonos

According to Bloomberg, Amazon is working on a new addition to the Amazon Echo smart speaker lineup to more directly compete against Apple’s HomePod and Sonos speakers in terms of sound quality. The new model is purportedly set to release “by next year” and current prototypes feature at least four internal tweeters. The HomePod cylinder […]

Apple hiring engineers from Drive?ai self-driving car startup, report says

According to a new report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Apple has hired a “handful” of hardware and software engineers from self-driving car startup Drive.ai – which is planning to close its doors later this week. more… The post Apple hiring engineers from Drive?ai self-driving car startup, report says appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Report: iPhone 11 could let users send music to two Bluetooth devices at the same time

iPhone and iPad currently support multiroom audio to AirPlay 2 speakers. A new report from Macotakara says that Apple is adding dual Bluetooth audio support for the next iPhone. Dual bluetooth output could potentially enable two people to listen to music from the same phone, connecting two sets of AirPods simultaneously. more… The post Report: […]

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 post Some publishers are already growing frustrated with Apple News+, report says appeared first on […]

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 reaches deal with Vox for upcoming Apple News subscription service, report says appeared first on […]