Apple News+ readers now have direct access to their favorite titles

Apple News+ readers now have direct access to their favorite titles

Since Apple News+ — which brings together over 300 magazines, newspapers and online publications into a personalized experience within the Apple News app — launched in March, publishers have been using the platform to showcase innovative live covers, special issues and customized feature stories for subscribers, according to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.

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Apple World Today News Update: May 10, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 10, 2018

It's a rather slow news day in the world of Apple, but we have a real estate story, some info about a new app that does something pretty amazing, and a rumor about the next-generation iPhone SE:

  • Apple VP Eddy Cue is putting his vacation home near Lake Tahoe up for sale. Anyone with $11.9 million can get a nice home, and it's only three years old

  • Lost the prescription for your eyeglasses? If you have a pretty simple prescription, you can use a new app that will determine that prescription and help you buy new glasses online

  • More rumors are coming out about the iPhone SE 2, with an iPhone case maker saying it will resemble a small iPhone X complete with a notch at the top

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Report: publishers jump on Slack, then pitch big news stories to Apple News

Report: publishers jump on Slack, then pitch big news stories to Apple News

When news publishers have a big story these days,” their editors jump on Slack and pitch it to an unlikely partner: Apple,” according to The Information. The tech giant has built a “small but powerful news team that is making Apple a key distribution outlet for news publishers,” the article adds. 

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‘Variety’: Jimmy Iovine is NOT leaving Apple

‘Variety’: Jimmy Iovine is NOT leaving Apple

Oops, never mind. Even though Billboard reported that Apple Music exec Jimmy Iovine will depart the tech giant in August, around the time his company shares have fully vested, apparently he’s not leaving. He told Variety that he’s committed to staying on the Apple team and helping the company get music streaming right. 

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