Tag: Apple News

Apple Music Launching a New Multi-Lingual Playlist Called ‘Suave’ Soon

Apple Music has a variety of playlists to choose from already, but the music streaming service is getting another addition soon. As was first reported on Thursday by Billboard, Apple Music will be launching a brand new playlist called “Suave” soon. It will highlight R&B songs from various parts of the world, and it will […]

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Netflix Will Not Be Part of Apple’s Upcoming Video Streaming Service

Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings has confirmed that the streaming service won’t be a part of Apple’s upgraded TV application and streaming service which will be unveiled next week. Apple is hosting a ‘Show Time’ event next week where it will unveil its streaming platform service. While the streaming platform will contain many original shows from […]

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iWork for iOS Update Next Week Will Add Enhanced Apple Pencil Support

Alongside the new 10.5-inch iPad Air and the iPad mini 5, Apple also announced a major update for iWork for iOS that will include improved Apple Pencil integration. The new Apple Pencil features will include a new user interface for easily adding build effects, manipulating objects, and drawing an animation path for an object. These […]

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Spotify Hits Back at Apple’s Reply, Says ‘Every Monopolist Will Suggest They Have Done Nothing Wrong’

It looks the fight between Apple and Spotify is all set to go from bad to ugly. Spotify filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission and released a major PR campaign along with a Time to Play fair website against it for its monopolistic App Store practices. Apple then hit back on Friday […]

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Jury Finds Apple Guilty of Violating Three Qualcomm Patents, Orders to Pay $31 Million

In a major blow to Apple, the federal jury in San Deigo has found Apple guilty of violating Qualcomm’s patents and awarded it about $31.6 million in damages. The three patents relate to graphics processing, how a smartphone can quickly connect to the internet once turned on, and the third patent pertains to how app […]

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Apple Targeting Emmys and Oscars for Its Streaming Service Content

Apple is reportedly creating a team of strategists to create campaigns for major entertainment industry awards like Oscars and Emmys. Award strategists are the ones responsible to arrange screenings and other publicity events for Hollywood insiders who vote on movies and TV shows that win awards. The Bloomberg report citing a source says that Apple could be […]

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How much can Apple charge for video, news, and bundled services?

With a media event scheduled for March 25, Apple’s list of subscription services is about to grow from two — iCloud and Apple Music — to four, including Apple News Magazines and an Apple video service. Since many of the details have already leaked out, I’m wondering what Apple will charge for the new services, […]

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Multiple iCloud Services Are Currently Facing an Outage

Apple’s System Status page is highlighting that multiple iCloud services are currently facing an outage. The affected services include Back to My Mac, Find My iPhone, iCloud Backup, iCloud Contacts, iCloud Drive, iCloud Keychain, iCloud Mail, iCloud Notes, iCloud Reminders, Mail Drop, Work for iCloud, and more. Incidentally, Apple’s cloud services are facing an outage […]

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Apple Acquires Laserlike, a Machine Learning Startup

The Information reports that Apple has acquired a machine learning startup based in Silicon Valley called Laserlike. The startup was founded four years ago by three former Google engineers — Anand Shukla, Srinivasan VEnkatachary, and Steven Baker. The startup had so far managed to raise $24 million from Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures. The […]

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Apple Says Someone Tried to Sway the Testimony of Its Former Engineer in Ongoing Qualcomm Case

The ongoing legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm has been full of twists and turns. As per Apple, the tech for one of the patents Qualcomm alleges Apple has infringed was helped co-founded by one of the company’s former engineers. However, Arjuna Siva, former Apple engineer, in his testimony said […]

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Apple confirms March 25 It’s Show Time event for subscription reveals

Apple today sent out invitations for a March 25 event with an interesting title: “It’s show time.” Details of the event were widely leaked last month, suggesting a heavy focus on new subscription services for news and videos, with celebrities including Oprah Winfrey and movie stars likely to be in attendance. While […]

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