Apple’s Jimmy Iovine sat down recently with the Evening Standard, and discussed all things Apple Music, including the company’s sudden reversal on not paying artist royalties during its trial period after facing Taylor Swift’s public wrath.
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The Santa Fe Opera announced on Wednesday that it will premiere a new opera sometime in 2017 which details the complicated and professional life of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The new opera comes from composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell.
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While a new study claims Apple Pay usage is on the skids, two more regional grocery store chains, both based in St. Louis, MO, recently began offering point-of-sale support for the touchless payments service.
While Microsoft’s Outlook app for iOS has supported the Apple Watch in previous versions, the features were limited to seeing a tiny bit of the text from incoming emails. The company’s new version of the app now allows users to see the full email, and even reply to messages from the Watch.
A study published this week indicates the number of iPhone users that are willing to try out Apple Pay has declined over the past three months. The study also notes a decline in usage rates from both casual and previously committed iPhone users.
Apple SVP Eddy Cue says the company is “thrilled” with the response to the new Apple Music streaming service. Cue revealed that the service currently boasts 11 million users that are taking advantage of the free three-month trial period the company offered when the service kicked off on June 30.
Apple on Wednesday seeded the third beta of OS X 10.10.5 to developers, just one day short of a week after seeding beta two.
Apple earned a court victory this week, as a U.S. District Court Judge dismissed on Tuesday a group lawsuit sought by former iPhone user Adrienne Moore that claimed Apple’s messaging system interfered with the delivery of her texts following her switch from the iPhone over to the Android platform.
Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have downgraded Apple stock to neutral, lowering the price target from $142 to $130. The analysts cited several short-term pressures on the stock as the reasoning behind the move.
A recently-discovered security flaw in OS X that allows the bad guys to gain root-level access to a Mac without requiring a administrator password, will be fixed in the final release of OS X 10.10.5, which is currently at the beta testing stage.
Fans of the Pei Wei Asian-inspired restaurant chain can now pay for their lettuce wraps via Apple Pay, as the chain announced on Wednesday that it has begun offering Apple’s mobile payments solution as a payment option in its nearly 200 locations across the United States.
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Kantar Worldpanel ComTech released new data on Q2 2015 global smartphone sales this week, and it shows the iPhone increasing its marketshare in every country surveyed, excepting the United States, where its share slipped by 2.3%.
Plenty of news for Beats 1 listeners, as the service is now offering full replays of any shows you may have missed when they were player live, and Apple reportedly could add more Beats radio stations to the lineup whenever they’d like.