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, not algorithms, pick its top stories. That approach is highly controversial, giving around a dozen […]

iPad Pro predicted to push tablet sales back up to 15% of Apple’s total revenue

While the iPad lineup has continued to shrink to a smaller portion of Apple’s total business, this week’s launch of the iPad Pro could reverse that trend, one analyst believes, predicting total iPad sales will account for 15 percent of the company’s revenue in 2016. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple adds 13 new Apple Pay retailers to website, bringing total to 61 merchants

Apple has added 13 new retailers to its Apple Pay site, bringing the new total to 61 merchants. The biggest name wasn’t a surprise: Tim Cook gave a shout-out to Coca-Cola vending machines during Monday’s Spring Forward event, with 40,000 machines supported today, and a further 60,000 being upgraded by the end of the year …  […]