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What to Expect at WWDC 2014

Apple will be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, 2 June at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. As in previous years, the rumour mill has been in overdrive in the past few months leading up to the event, with countless reports chiming in about what will be unveiled. The following is a…

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Apple Officially Appoints Luca Maestri as New CFO

Apple has officially appointed Luca Maestri as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), a filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday reveals. Maestri will also be promoted to one of the company’s Senior Vice Presidents. Maestri succeeds Peter Oppenheimer, who has been Apple’s CFO for the past 10 years. Prior to his position…

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Apple’s PR Chief Katie Cotton Officially Retires After 18 Years

Following reports earlier this month that Apple’s longtime PR chief Katie Cotton was set to retire, Re/code’s Kara Swisher has published a report revealing that today is Cotton’s last day with the firm after 18 years. Today, Katie Cotton, perhaps the most powerful communications exec in tech, is retiring from Apple after 18 years. As Code/red columnist John Paczkowski…

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iOS 8 Banner Unveiled at Moscone Center Ahead of WWDC

Following news that Apple is almost done with decorations at Moscone Center for Monday’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), users have begun posting photos of banners being hung up at the event’s venue. A tweet by Business Insider’s Jay Yarow was the first to show off a banner of iOS 8 – Apple’s next-generation mobile operating…

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Apple to Ramp Up Mobile Advertising Efforts for iTunes Radio

Apple will be stepping up its mobile advertising efforts for iTunes Radio later this year, with plans to deploy locally-targeted ads and promote content via its iAd advertising network, according to tech site The Information (via Appleinsider). In a move that strikes at the heart of Pandora’s advertising business, iTunes Radio is expected to enable…

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Free ‘App of the Week': Infinity Blade II

Chair Entertainment’s Infinity Blade II is the App Store’s Free ‘App of the Week’. The game is available for free for one week and is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 4.3 or later. The God King has been defeated, an unlikely hero has emerged and now you must discover the truth behind the secrets…

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Free ‘Single of the Week': Sam Smith – Life Support

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Life Support” by British singer-songwriter Sam Smith. Cambridgeshire native Sam Smith had his breakthrough as the featured vocalist on Disclosure’s international hit, “Latch”. In the months since, he’s developed an unstoppable momentum, earning a BRIT Critics’ Choice Award, offering a stunning performance on Saturday…