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February 27, 2019
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Apple pulls duplicate App Store VoIP titles accused of exploiting search categories

Apple has scrubbed a number of VoIP apps from the App Store following a report that some developers were creating clones to capture more search traffic. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 8, 2019
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Apple Music lyrics & search expanding to several new countries

Apple has today expanded its lyric search feature in Apple Music to several new countries. This feature lets users search for songs within Apple Music by simply typing a portion of the lyrics. The company is also expanding lyric availability … Continue reading

December 20, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple promotes John Giannandrea to SVP of ML and AI Strategy after hiring ex-Google search chief in April 

Apple promotes John Giannandrea to SVP of ML and AI Strategy after hiring ex-Google search chief in April 

Apple has promoted recent hire John Giannandrea to its executive team with a new role: senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy. Giannandrea joined Apple earlier this year after leaving his role of search and AI chief at Google. more… … Continue reading

March 5, 2018
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Google search iPhone app gets iMessage support, iOS 11 drag-and-drop & share sheet option

Google on Monday announced several upgrades for its iPhone and iPad search app, designed to weave it more deeply into everyday use. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 5, 2017
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Changes to Apple’s ‘Search Ads’ bring more options for developers

Last year’s search ads changed the way Apple’s App Store functioned in a fundamental way by surfacing promoted (and sometimes irrelevant) apps into search results. With the latest update to the program, developers have a new way to pay for … Continue reading

October 27, 2017
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Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week’s third-quarter results, pulling in $ 27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs — likely supporting claims that it’s paying Apple more to be the … Continue reading

July 26, 2017
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Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple VP of Advertising Platforms Todd Teresi in a keynote Q&A session at the Postback conference in Seattle on Tuesday explained the company’s switch away from iAd in favor of the new Search Ads platform, revealed never before seen internal … Continue reading

March 9, 2017
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Readdle launches PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac w/ improved UI, editing & search features (+ Giveaway)

Popular PDF Expert app for Mac is getting a notable update today from developer Readdle with version 2.2 bringing a redesigned, new and improved UI alongside better search and more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

August 13, 2016
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Universal search on Apple TV goes beyond US services with Australia’s Stan

Apple has silently added Australia’s Stan to the list of services supported by universal search on the Apple TV, representing the first time the feature has gone beyond U.S.-based companies. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 14, 2016
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Apple TV adds Comedy Central, MTV and VH1 shows to universal search

As part of a continued buildout of Apple TV services, Apple this week integrated programming data for Comedy Central, MTV and VH1 into tvOS universal search, allowing users to easily surface content hosted by those apps. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 5, 2016
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App Store Experiencing Widespread Search Issues [Updated]

A significant number of users on Reddit and Twitter, corroborated by multiple tips we have received, are affected by an ongoing App Store issue preventing a number of popular iOS apps from showing up in search results unless already installed, … Continue reading

April 15, 2016
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Apple Has ‘Secret Team’ Working on App Store Changes, Including Paid Search Results

Apple has assembled a secret team dedicated to exploring potential changes that could be made to the App Store, reports Bloomberg. Among the features being considered is an option that would allow developers to pay a fee to have their … Continue reading