Apple set to rebuild Maps app from the ground up

Apple set to rebuild Maps app from the ground up

Apple has announced plans to rebuild its Maps app, starting from scratch using its own dataset, although it will still use satellite navigation firm TomTom as a data provider initially. The app, which is the most frequently used on iPhones, has a rocky history, with a number of notably criticised versions in the past. The new version […]

Apple eyeing potential mobile ad network for apps

Apple eyeing potential mobile ad network for apps

Ahead of Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), it has been reported that the tech behemoth may look to expand its digital advertising business. The iPhone maker is looking to form an ad network where ads would be placed in the apps of companies, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apple would then share any ad […]

Google Assistant outperforms Alexa, Cortana and Siri again, according to Stone Temple Consulting

Google Assistant outperforms Alexa, Cortana and Siri again, according to Stone Temple Consulting

For the second year in a row, marketing agency Stone Temple Consulting has confirmed that Google Assistant is the smartest and the most efficient virtual assistants on the market. In an attempt to figure out which smart speaker is the most intelligent, Stone Temple asked the Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana approximately […]

Apple unveils Everyone Can Create curriculum and Schoolwork app

Apple unveils Everyone Can Create curriculum and Schoolwork app

Apple has announced two initiatives aimed at educators and students. The first is Everyone Can Create, a free curriculum that enables teachers to integrate drawing, music, filmmaking or photography into their existing lesson plans for any subject. It’s designed to take advantage of a new 9.7-inch iPad also announced buy Apple, with support for Apple […]

Apple reaches out to publishers with Texture buyout

Apple reaches out to publishers with Texture buyout

Apple is seeking to make a fresh start in its often-strained relationship with publishers after drawing digital magazine distributor Texture under its wing for an undisclosed sum. The subscription service, formed by a consortium of publishers in 2009, gives members access to articles from over 200 magazines on both Apple and Android devices for just […]

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