MacAlert!

Up to the minute Apple and Mac news alerts

Sources: Apple plans to make content it owns free to device owners as part of its forthcoming TV service, launching early next year (Alex Sherman/CNBC)

[2018-10-10 19:45:26]

Alex Sherman / CNBC: Sources: Apple plans to make content it owns free to device owners as part of its forthcoming TV service, launching early next year  —  - Apple is planning to mix free original content with subscription “channels” to existing digital video services on its “TV” application.

Sources: Apple plans to make content it owns free to device owners as part of its forthcoming TV service, launching early next year (Alex Sherman/CNBC)


Read more....



RELATED!

A look at the battle between Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for dominance in the home, and their respective strategies, strengths, and weaknesses (Ben Thompson/Stratechery)

Report: Apple bought Danish visual effects startup Spektral for $30M+ in December 2017; the company had raised $2.8M last year (Lucas Laursen/Fortune)

Facebook quietly begins testing Messenger Lite for iOS, which is only 10MB, starting in Turkey (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Twitter says it will remove the ability to create Moments from its iOS and Android apps on October 23, making it a desktop exclusive (Chance Miller/9to5Google)

Yossi Appleboum, a security expert working for a "major" US telco provides docs allegedly showing Supermicro sent it hacked hardware; Supermicro stock down 20%+ (Bloomberg)

Apple releases iOS 12.0.1, fixing an issue that could cause some iPhone XS devices not to charge when plugged in (Juli Clover/MacRumors)

UK high court blocks mass legal action against Google over claims that it collected sensitive personal data from more than 4M iPhone users (Press Association)

Facebook has quietly launched its Facebook Lite app, previously available only on Android, on iOS in Turkey (Kif Leswing/Business Insider)

Leaked documents show Macs with T2 chips must pass Apple diagnostics, which is limited to internal use by Apple, or be rendered nonfunctional after repair (Joe Rossignol/MacRumors)

Sources: Chinese spies inserted tiny chips onto products from US-based motherboard giant Supermicro to infiltrate almost 30 US companies like Amazon and Apple (Bloomberg)

Google launches a redesign for its Assistant app on Android and iOS, including introducing larger visuals and controls for smart devices (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Privacy-focused Firefox Focus browser gets a new design, GeckoView engine on Android for better performance, and Siri Shortcuts on iOS (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

A look at some of the 70+ new emoji coming to iOS 12.1, including new characters who are bald, have red hair, curly hair, and more (Apple)

New CA law mandates all public companies based there, like Apple, have at least one woman on their board by 2019 and two by end of 2021 or 3+ for boards of 6+ (Scott Thurm/Wired)

Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma now let students use their iPhone and Apple Watch as their campus ID card (Benjamin Mayo/9to5Mac)