Apple Daily Report for January 19, 2018 (updated)

The AWT News Update is on a one-day hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes care of some personal business. 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.

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Apple has introduced an all new design for its App Store apps on the web. You can see ‘em by accessing or searching for any iOS or Mac app while on the web. 

Def Leppard has released their full catalogue of material on streaming services for the first time. A dispute over royalty payments between the Sheffield outfit and Universal Music – who own the rights to the original recordings – has meant classic albums such as Pyromania and Hysteria have never been available on sites such as Apple Music until now.

Apple is looking for employees at its store in the Carnegie Library in Washington D.C, with the company's Jobs at Apple board showing listings for a variety of positions at the retail location, in preparation for its opening later this year. 

Apple’s ongoing PR nightmare concerning the iPhone slowdown case could turn out to be a boon for “Right to Repair” advocates, backing bills that will force companies to supply the necessary parts to repair older devices.

An iPhone application that attempts to detect whether ISPs are throttling online services is now available on the Apple App Store, despite Apple originally refusing to allow it onto iPhones and iPads.

Apple announced a $38 billion tax windfall for the U.S. government this week, but the biggest beneficiary of the company’s response to tax-system changes will likely be its shareholders, analysts say.

iOS 11 is now installed on 65 percent of iOS devices, according to new statistics Apple shared yesterday on its App Store support page for developers.