Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated June 23rd
 

Topic: Apple News

Apple gears up for World Cup with Siri, News, App Store refinements

06/12/2018, 02:06 pm

The U.S. may not be in the World Cup, but Apple is jumping in with a variety of features added to help users watch and enjoy Earth's biggest sporting event.

7 comments

More Google DoubleClick ads coming to Apple News content

05/15/2018, 11:05 am

Following a brief testing period, Apple has given the green light to all publishers wanting to use Google DoubleClick ads in Apple News articles.

10 comments

Apple paying BuzzFeed to release show first on Apple News

05/04/2018, 10:05 am

A show by BuzzFeed News initially launched on Apple News was part of an exclusivity agreement between the publisher and Apple, a report claims, with Apple sharing advertising revenue in an attempt to get more high profile video content for its news-based app.

15 comments

Apple News claims first 'exclusive' with excerpt from book by Sen. John McCain

04/30/2018, 12:04 pm

Apple has posted what appears to be its first-ever "exclusive" for Apple News on iOS, an excerpt of an upcoming memoir by U.S. Senator John McCain, "The Restless Wave," written in tandem with Mark Salter.

0 comments

Apple expected to launch paid news subscription service on back of Texture magazine buy

04/17/2018, 07:04 am

As part of folding the Texture "Netflix for magazines" service into its own products, Apple appears poised to fire up a premium subscription offering integrating curated news to continue to grow services revenue.

11 comments

After Cambridge Analytica scandal, publishers see Apple News as a solid alternative to being burned by Facebook, Google

03/21/2018, 07:03 am

For years, Facebook and Google have been bleeding the publishing industry dry, appropriating the work of its reporters while replacing the ads that traditionally supported the news business with their own targeted surveillance advertising that does little to support actual journalism. It took a major scandal to wake the industry up, but it's increasing warming to Apple News and its unique model of privacy.

61 comments

'Subscribe with Google' attempts to simplify how web readers pay for news

03/20/2018, 02:03 pm

Google is launching a new initiative to make it easier for users to subscribe to their favorite news sites, without leaving the service, or engaging in a lengthy sign-up process.

17 comments

Hands on: Apple's 'Netflix of Magazines' Texture provides a wealth of content to readers

03/12/2018, 04:03 pm

Texture allows access to dozens of magazines for a monthly price of $9.99 -- and it is now in Apple's hands.

26 comments

Apple's Eddy Cue talks content, Texture, free speech, and the future in SXSW appearance

03/12/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple hasn't traditionally had a great deal of participation in the annual South by Southwest festival, but Apple's Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue sat for an on-stage interview at the event.

18 comments

Google looking to turn aspects of AMP caching technology into wider Web standard

03/09/2018, 11:03 am

Google is hoping to have technology from its Accelerated Mobile Pages -- currently used as a more open, though Google-preferred alternative to Apple News or Facebook Instant Pages -- adopted as a broader Web standard.

8 comments

Apple News generates little income for smaller publishers, curators take pitches from publishers on dedicated Slack channel

02/14/2018, 11:02 am

Apple's editorial team reportedly takes pitches from large reporting venues on a private Slack channel, and a team of about a dozen staffers decide if the story lives or dies on Apple News, and as a result, what makes money from being spotlighted on the service.

5 comments

Flipboard CEO knocks Apple News for closed ecosystem, says product is 'living in the past'

02/13/2018, 09:02 pm

Flipboard CEO Mike McCue had a few choice words for segment competitor Apple News, describing Apple's news service as "living in the past" because it does not curate media, offers no social sharing integrations and lacks other features that would set it apart in the crowded space.

60 comments

CNN blames Apple for bombarding users with repeated Apple News push notification [u]

01/30/2018, 08:01 pm

Earlier today, a number of iPhone owners were inundated by a series of repeated Apple News push notifications alerting users to CNN's follow-up on Hawaii's false ballistic missile alarm. The news organization has since issued a statement blaming Apple for the mishap.

30 comments

Apple testing Google DoubleClick ad serving in News app, report says

10/03/2017, 08:10 pm

A report this week claims Apple is allowing select publishers to insert ads from Google's DoubleClick For Publishers into News app pages, an unexpected strategy shift that could lead to better monetization options for the iOS content aggregator.

18 comments

Apple updates News Publisher with redesigned dashboard, UI tweaks

08/23/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday rolled out updates to its iCloud-based News Publisher, featuring a number of user interface enhancements and a completely redesigned dashboard.

3 comments

Apple News publishers get access to reader demographics, third-party ads

06/21/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a collection of Apple News changes that directly impact publishers, including quick access to reader demographics and more advertising options, particularly support for third-party ads.

5 comments

Apple makes New York Magazine editor Lauren Kern 'editor in chief' at Apple News

05/25/2017, 11:05 am

Apple has reportedly recruited New York media icon Lauren Kern to serve as the first-ever "editor in chief" for Apple News, possibly hinting at greater ambitions for the app.

16 comments

UK site The Guardian drops Apple News in bid to boost ad & subscription revenues

04/21/2017, 04:04 pm

Prominent U.K. newspaper The Guardian on Friday pulled out of two major app-based initiatives, Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles, in a bid to reclaim revenue.

24 comments

Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network... from Apple

03/19/2017, 01:03 am

Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, fake news, surveillance advertising, clickbait and viral plagiarism.

91 comments

Apple News iOS 10 update major driver of traffic to The Telegraph, users more engaged with content

03/16/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple News is proving to be a success story for venues fully invested in it, with The Telegraph seeing readers coming from the service spending more time on articles, and greater numbers of articles read per user.

11 comments