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Fortune names Tim Cook “greatest leader”

Today Fortune released its list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Apple CEO Tim Cook has been chosen for the #1 spot, and Fortune has posted a lengthy article highlighting Tim Cook’s strong leadership skills since he became CEO back in October 2011. In the article, Tim Cook also discusses many details of what it’s been like to step in as CEO of Apple…

Apps begin updating for Apple Watch

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We’re still two weeks away from being able to try on and pre-order Apple’s new wearable device, but a number of prominent apps have already pushed out updates that include support for the Apple Watch over the last 24 hours. Apple has already given us a glimpse into the functionality of a number of third party application for the Watch, but many of the…

Twitter releases live broadcasting app Periscope

If you’re a hardcore social media fiend, you’ve probably heard of Meerkat. The app allows users to broadcast their camera to anyone with a link to the stream, which is tweeted when the broadcast begins. People can click on the link and watch the broadcast. Most interestingly, Meerkat relies on iOS’s Twitter account integration for user management. It…

Christy Turlington Burns reveals Apple Watch’s ability to track workouts without iPhone

Back at Apple’s Spring Forward event on March 9th, Apple announced that model Christy Turlington Burns would be making weekly blog posts on Apple’s website sharing her experiences with Apple Watch. In this week’s blog entry, Christy noted that her Apple Watch has learned enough about her stride, making the Apple Watch capable of accurately tracking her…

Beats’ Jimmy Iovine and Trent Reznor leading Apple’s new streaming service development, iTunes Radio revamp coming

Former Beats executives Jimmy Iovine and Trent Reznor are leading development of Apple’s upcoming streaming music service, reports The New York Times. The report corroborates a number of other rumors surrounding Apple’s new service, it also sheds some new light on the roles of Iovine and Reznor, the potential launch timeframe for the service and…

Facebook unveils Messenger platform for third party apps

Get ready to send a lot more media over Facebook’s Messenger app. Facebook has made a new addition to the Facebook SDK that allows users to share pictures, videos, and audio via Messenger from third party apps. The new platform makes it a lot easier to share content from some great third party apps, and could make these types of apps much more popular…

Apple buys database company FoundationDB

Apple has acquired FoundationDB, a company specializing in NoSQL databases, according to a report by TechCrunch. FoundationDB, founded in 2009, “develops scalable and fault tolerant databases that support multiple data models” and it is thought the Apple acquisition is designed to improve Apple’s iTunes, App Store and iCloud offerings. Matthew…

Try on Apple Watch virtually using augmented reality iPhone app

Still unsure of which Apple Watch you want to get? Struggling to visualize whether the 38mm or 42mm Watch will fit your wrist better? Well, a group of developers from Belgium might have a solution for you that makes use of augmented reality to allow you to virtually ‘try on’ the Watch in a variety of sizes and colors. IT firm Underside has…

New iOS 8.3 beta builds available

Apple has seeded new builds of iOS 8.3 beta to both developers and public beta. For developers, this is the fourth available seed. For the public, this is the second update since the initial iOS 8.3 public beta that was made available two weeks ago. This update is very similar to previous iOS 8.3 beta releases. This update will include new Emoji…