New Apple Health Records API open to app developers

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Apple’s upcoming software update will have a new mHealth feature. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced iOS 12 at the start of WWDC 2018 and revealed the new features of the upcoming software update, among which include an Apple Health Records service update. The mHealth feature, which is designed to help monitor and improve a user’s health and wellbeing, will give users the option to share their medical data with third-party apps. Apple users will not only be able to access their medical records but share this information with their favorite,…

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Apple Music growth rate to hold steady at 40 percent for three years

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The music streaming system is expected to drive Services growth throughout that time. The strong and steady Apple Music growth rate is expected to play an important role over the next three years, says an analyst. It will be among the top driving factor for sending services revenue upward. That said, it may also reduce overall margins, said the analyst. The figures presented by the analyst were printed into a note received by his investors. The data was put forward in a note to investors. Macquarie Capital’s Ben Schachter wrote…

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Augmented reality technology is at the heart of Apple’s future

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In a lengthy interview, Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, revealed that AR will be a “core” tech for the company. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed augmented reality technology will become a “core” tech for the iPhone maker. He explained that the company was already “high on AR for the long run.” Cook also said “AR can be huge.” These statements have given a shot in the arm to rumors circulating that products using this tech are in development. The Washington Post recently received a lengthy interview from Cook. In it, he…

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Apple tablet commerce rises despite a drooping Q3 2016

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At the same time that the iPhone maker saw rapidly shrinking revenues, its iPad earnings have increased. The maker of the iPhone has now announced its third quarter earnings and it is the Apple tablet commerce that is turning heads. The last quarter brought in almost $8 billion in profits, which was far lower than previous quarters and years. Still, it pointed to greater growth in iPad sales, something that hadn’t been seen in quite some time. At the same time, Apple remains quite optimistic about the future of its…

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Apple expands its mobile payments service

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Apple Pay could be on track to being accepted in more than 1.5 million locations in the US Apple’s mobile payments service is gaining momentum in the United States as the company prepares to launch the service in new markets in the near future. During Apple’s latest earnings call, CEO Tim Cook noted that Apple Pay will soon be accepted at more than 1.5 million locations throughout the country. Apple has also announced an expansion to the service that may be able to help the company achieve this ambitious goal…

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Apple Music streaming service launched

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The new service combines a number of options, including streaming, downloads, and internet radio. The iPhone maker has now launched a new service called Apple Music that has been designed to place them in direct competition with Spotify. The launch took place in San Francisco at its annual developers conference. This new music streaming service is the result of partnerships with rap super-celebrities Pharrell and Drake. The new Apple Music service represents the company’s first steps into streaming music, despite the fact that it was essentially the creator of the…

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Apple Watch launch at Spring Forward event finally reveals details and dates

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The long awaited release of the smartwatch has finally arrived and it won’t be long before pre-ordering can start. Finally, after having waited through the announcements about the progress of the company’s mobile wallet, the new MacBook, and even a rather exciting trailer for the next season of Game of Thrones (which will be available through Apple TV’s addition of HBO), the Apple Watch was released, both in terms of its details and its purchasing dates. The “newest addition to the Apple family” was brought in with greater details than…

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Je Suis Charlie support mobile app approved by Tim Cook

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Apple has given the nod to an application that allows iPhone and iPad users to express solidarity. Following a personal email to Tim Cook, a mobile app for the expression of solidarity through Je Suis Charlie with Paris has now received official approval to be added to the App Store for iPhone and iPad users. Nice-Matin, a French news agency, sent Tim Cook a personal email in order to ask for the application’s approval. Typically, the approval process for including a mobile app into Apple’s store takes around ten to…

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Apple Pay mobile payments service launch with over 200,000 retail partners

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Tim Cook announces that Apple Pay launch Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the company’s new mobile payment’s service will launch on Monday, October 20. The service is Apple’s first commercial step into the mobile payment space and the company has already generated a great deal of momentum that will help it find success in the competitive market. Apple Pay has won the support of many of the world’s largest financial organizations, and Apple has recently announced that 500 more banks have partnered with the service for its launch.…

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iWatch plans may be revealed by streak of hiring at Apple

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The technology manufacturer is forming a team of senior medical technology execs. Apple has been drawing a considerable amount of attention and speculations as it has started a hiring spree in order to create a team made up of top senior medical technology executives for what many believe will be an important element of the so-called iWatch and other forms of wearable technology that the company may have in the works. This has caused the entire smartwatch and biotechnology community to put itself on alert. Many rumors have been flying…

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Apple sees promise in mobile commerce platforms

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Apple may be taking steps to finally break into mobile commerce More momentum is being added to rumors suggesting that Apple will finally make an entrance into the mobile commerce market. The company has been taking a slow and cautious approach to the mobile commerce issue, hoping to avoid some of the pitfalls that other companies entering into this sector have fallen into. Recent reports suggest that Apple is actively working to build a new mobile commerce platform that may be featured as part of the iPhone 6 that is…

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