News round-up: Apple Music’s alternative playlist gets a new name (and more)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, we’ll frequently offer a wrap-up of news items you should check out.

AppleInsider reports that, as part of continuing Apple Music rebranding efforts, Apple has rechristened it's alternative music playlist —formerly known as the A-List —to ALT CTRL.


Apple manufacturer Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war.

Satisfi Labs has announced an expansion of its partnership with the Minnesota Vikings, broadening Satisfi Labs' AI-powered Knowledge Management Platform onto Apple Business Chat, a new way for users to communicate directly with businesses using the Messages app on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. This new offering is designed to engage with Vikings fans throughout the 2019 season, beginning with Verizon Vikings Training Camp July 26 through August 12.

On the new episode of MacVoices, Luma Touch’s Terri Morgan, co-founder and principle designer, and Chris Demiris, co-founder and principal engineer, talk about the new capabilities of LumaFusion 2.0, and how it turns your iPad and even your iPhone into a “video powerhouse that rivals the desktop.”