Apple Daily Report for June 1, 2016

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a road trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

According to a document on Onyx Solar’s website, Apple “has decided to commit itself to OnyxSolar’s designer photovoltaic technology for its new stores. The first of these is located in the heart of San Francisco, the company’s home town.”

Photos have leaked depicting alleged components destined for the rumored redesigned MacBook Pro, giving us a look at the thin body of the device, the space where a rumored OLED touch panel will be positioned, and its possible ports.

The head of site selection for Apple's data centres denied that a proposed €850 million (£646 million) Apple server farm on the west coast of Ireland is too close to nuclear facilities during an oral hearing last week.

Apple is said to be considering a return to Australian bonds following its record offering last year, taking advantage of a market that on Wednesday welcomed a A$1 billion ($726 million) debut transaction from drinks producer Coca-Cola Co.

Several new Apple Watch bands from Coach were revealed by hidden listings on Coach’s website, as spotted by 9to5Mac. Coach then confirmed the new bands would start appearing in Coach stores on June 6, priced at $150.