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Topic: Apple News+

Doubts over WWDC and hopes for a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro on the AppleInsider podcast

03/06/2020, 08:03 am

Apple has yet to confirm when WWDC will be, yet with so many other technology events being cancelled, there has to be doubt that it will happen at all -- or at least in the form we usually see.

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Where is Apple going next with Services?

02/29/2020, 12:02 pm

It did seem as if 2019 became Apple's Year of Services -- not only did it launch so many new ones in splashy events, it also shunted major hardware announcements off into sidelined press releases. We'll have to see how Apple handles hardware in 2020, but this much is certain -- Apple is not done with services.

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Apple is pushing its services, but iOS is not adware yet

02/19/2020, 09:02 am

Apple has not turned iOS into adware, yet we do get get more notifications of services than we did. That's still a long way from having Mail's inbox showing us banner ads for golf games and dating sites, though.

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Apple News head of business Liz Schimel departs, Apple seeking replacement

02/04/2020, 08:02 pm

Apple News executive Liz Schimel, who managed the business side of Apple's news aggregation and subscription service, has reportedly left the company following a rocky rollout and continuing struggles to bring in new customers.

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Apple sees 'great promise' with recently launched services like Apple Arcade

01/28/2020, 05:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reported multiple all-time records for the company's services, from the App Store to Apple Pay. He said Apple is "thrilled" about Apple Card's success, and that Apple has plans for all its services.

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Apple services had a 'landmark year,' including Apple TV+ and Apple Card

01/08/2020, 07:01 am

In a roundup of 2019 Services activity, Apple has released few actual figures but emphasizes the integration of all of its offerings into its hardware.

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April 2019 in review: Apple settles with Qualcomm to get its 5G modem

12/27/2019, 03:12 pm

The month after a lot of product releases always goes the same way with people immediately looking to what's next. In April, though, we may have had a lot of rumors, but we also had legal battles, security issues, and a clear path forward for 5G on the iPhone.

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March 2019 in review: AirPower is dead, Apple TV+ lives, and Apple Card is born

12/27/2019, 08:12 am

Apple had its usual March event with its usual hardware updates. But, it was also the start of a new type of Apple event launching many new Apple services.

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Apple News+ publishers see subscriber benefits amid low revenue

12/18/2019, 08:12 am

Apple News+ is still not providing enough revenue to publishers, a report claims, but the platform is still assisting content producers in extending the reach of publications.

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Conde Nast still waiting for Apple News+ success

11/20/2019, 03:11 pm

The CEO of influential magazine publisher Conde Nast says he hopes Apple News+ will be a success, but so far "the jury is out," and his company hasn't seen the expected impact.

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Apple News+ fails to bring in new subscribers despite impressive launch

11/14/2019, 03:11 pm

Apple's Apple News+ launched earlier this year with impressive initial subscriber counts, but the company has failed to bring in significant numbers since then.

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Apple services achieved all-time high of $12.5B in Q4

10/30/2019, 05:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday revealed the company's earnings from its Services segment, which includes Apple Music and iCloud, were up 18% in the fourth quarter and have set new records around the globe.

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CNN to compete with Apple News+ via own news subscription service

10/23/2019, 10:10 am

CNN is stepping into the fray of online news distribution, a report claims, with the international news network said to be in negotiations with other producers to create a digital news service, one that aims to take on Apple News and Facebook.

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Apple News+ subscription launches in UK and Australia

09/30/2019, 02:09 pm

Apple News+, Apple's paid subscription offering content from magazines and publications has gone live in two more countries, with users in the United Kingdom and Australia now able to sign up and read from over 150 outlets via their iPhone or iPad.

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Editorial: How long before we get a $100 'Everything Apple' subscription including an iPhone?

09/11/2019, 10:09 am

Apple's moves this week regarding Apple TV+ and, more quietly, AppleCare+, suddenly make sense if you suspect the company is heading toward offering us a single all-in subscription package.

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Facebook dangles big money to lure news outlets into new service

08/08/2019, 08:08 pm

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly offering major publications millions of dollars to secure content for a news section it aims to debut later this year, a move that could put pressure on subscription services like Apple News+.

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Apple News is beginning to pay off for some European publishers

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

Even without Apple News+ being available in the region yet, publishers across Europe are reporting notable increases in revenues from Apple News.

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What to expect from Apple's Q3 2019 earnings report on Tuesday

07/26/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple's June-quarter financial results will be published on Tuesday, and the iPhone maker's performance will be discussed at length by analysts. Here's what industry observers currently expect Apple will reveal in the filing and the ensuing analyst conference call.

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Mozilla teases launch of Apple News+ competitor

07/06/2019, 01:07 pm

Mozilla, creator of the Firefox web browser, has begun testing the waters regarding a paid news subscription service it plans to offer later this year.

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Apple looks to rejigger Apple News+ as publishers carp over low revenues, 'unfinished' product

06/28/2019, 05:06 pm

Apple is reportedly working to refine the structure of Apple News+ after a slower than expected launch, with some publishing executives complaining that the bundled subscription service is generating less revenue than promised.

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