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Topic: Apple News

Eddy Cue repeatedly visited Washington Post, New York Times in failed Apple News+ bid

04/01/2019, 02:04 pm

Apple was adamant about securing the New York Times and Washington Post for Apple News+, and put intense pressure on the heads of both papers, according to a behind-the-scenes telling.

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Texture app shutting down on May 28 in wake of Apple News+ launch

03/29/2019, 12:03 pm

Following the launch of its Apple News+ magazine subscription service, Apple is preparing to close down the standalone version of Texture for all users at the end of May, with the notice of closure urging customers to try out the new Apple News subscription instead.

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Apple services chief Peter Stern described as well-liked, but not interested in solving media industry woes

03/26/2019, 10:03 pm

Apple vice president Peter Stern, who is in charge of rounding up partners for products like Apple News+ and Apple TV+, is reportedly well liked and -- much to the chagrin of media executives -- operates in the best interests of Apple, not publishers.

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Hands on with Apple News+ -- Is it worth the monthly fee?

03/26/2019, 01:03 pm

AppleInsider takes you in-depth with the new Apple News+ subscription service to show you how works with both free and paid content on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac-- and whether or not it is worth subscribing to.

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Apple Card, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/26/2019, 11:03 am

On this special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger joins us from Cupertino to talk about the announcements made at Apple's Services-centric March 25th event, where Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ were all on display.

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Random Apple News+ crash issue fixed by Apple [u]

03/26/2019, 09:03 am

Less than a day after launch, and following a wide rollout of iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4, some Apple News users and Apple News+ subscribers were seeing some crashes at launch on Tuesday morning, which now appears to have been fixed server-side.

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Apple's services bonanza 'sizzle, but little steak' at launch, needs more details says analysts

03/26/2019, 08:03 am

Analysts have started to issue their verdict on Monday's Apple event, with JP Morgan and Cowen believing the new offerings are generally a positive thing for the iPhone maker's Services business, but at the same time suggesting Apple could have gone a lot further in detailing what to expect with Apple TV+.

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The Wall Street Journal bets Apple News partnership will lead to new subscribers, not cannibalization [u]

03/25/2019, 05:03 pm

Apple on Monday officially announced Apple News+ and with it an important launch partner in The Wall Street Journal, one of only major two publications to sign on to the new Apple News subscription tier.

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Apple is rolling out these 40 new features and changes in iOS 12.2 for iPhone & iPad

03/25/2019, 03:03 pm

Now that Apple has rolled out iOS 12.2 for iPhone and iPad, AppleInsider breaks down over 40 features and changes that are included in the new OS update.

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Apple running supposed 'livestream' ahead of March 25's press event

03/24/2019, 07:03 pm

Drumming up publicity for Monday's press event, which starts at 10 a.m. Pacific, Apple is already running a purported "livestream" from the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, usually showing little more than a empty stage.

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Apple's video service could sell networks like HBO & Showtime for $9.99 each

03/24/2019, 06:03 pm

Apple's "TV" app -- the locus of the video platform set to be announced on Monday -- may sell subscriptions to outside services like HBO and Showtime at a cost of $9.99 apiece, a report suggested on Sunday.

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Apple may reveal a plan for iPhone & iPad game subscriptions at the March 25 event

03/23/2019, 09:03 am

Apple's March 25 "its show time" event is expected to be largely focused on Services, with a new report claiming that the company may debut a subscription service for paid iPhone and iPad games during the presentation as well.

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Vox reportedly joins Apple news service, other Vox Media properties not available at launch

03/21/2019, 09:03 pm

A report on Thursday claims Apple has signed explanatory news website Vox to an upcoming subscription service expected to debut alongside a video streaming solution at a special event on March 25.

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New York Times CEO compares Apple news service to Netflix, cautions against partnership

03/21/2019, 07:03 pm

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson in an interview on Thursday offered a pessimistic take on Apple's news subscription service, saying publishers should not rely too heavily on third-party services for digital distribution.

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The Wall Street Journal reportedly joins Apple News service, NYT and Washington Post decline

03/20/2019, 05:03 pm

According to a report on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal plans to join Apple's widely rumored for-pay news service, one of only a handful of top-tier publications thought to be participating in the initiative.

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Apple partnering with advocacy groups to foster critical thinking and news literacy

03/19/2019, 01:03 pm

Ahead of an expected news subscription service launch, Apple on Tuesday debuted a new initiative to support leading nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Europe that offer nonpartisan, independent media literacy programs.

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Apple News subscription plan said to cost $10 per month, but major publishers balking at terms

03/19/2019, 12:03 pm

The paid version of Apple News, possibly named Apple News Magazines, will reportedly cost $10 per month -- but major publishers are said to be rejecting Apple's terms, or already making plans to leave.

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Apple is still working on last-minute deals with content providers for streaming video service

03/13/2019, 06:03 am

Apple's expected video service is still missing a few hold-outs, but the company is petitioning hard for big names to come on board sooner rather than later.

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Signs of Apple News magazine subscriptions appear in macOS betas

03/12/2019, 02:03 pm

New evidence Apple is preparing to launch its Apple News magazine service has appeared, with notifications in macOS seemingly indicating the subscription-based service will be available on Mac as well as on the iOS version of the app.

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What to expect from the March 25 'It's show time' Apple News and streaming video event

03/12/2019, 08:03 am

Apple has confirmed the long-rumored March 25 event but, of course, said nothing directly about what will be unveiled there. AppleInsider examines the evidence for Apple launching a more coherent Apple News service with magazines and other publications, plus the debut of Apple's streaming video service -- and what new hardware could appear.

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