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Apple News Launches Local News Offering in Canada

Apple News has expanded into Canada, offering local news content to users. The curated Canadian news experience includes content from CTV News, Toronto Star, Narcity, La Presse, and more. The rollout of Apple News' local experience in Canada is first being handled in Toronto and Montreal, as first discovered by Rene Ritchie. The Apple analyst...

Apple News+ Adds Winnipeg Free Press, Telegraph Journal for Canadian Subscribers

For subscribers of Apple News+, the premium version of Apple News, there are two new publications recently added and now available: Winnipeg Free Press and Saint-John's Telegraph-Journal. Apple made the announcement in an email to subscribers on Thursday, noting the above news sources "are now included with Apple News+." "Catch all the breaking headlines from these and many...

Apple Offering 3 Month Free Trial for Apple News+ in Canada

As pointed out by the folks over at MacRumors, Apple is offering an extended three-month free trial of its Apple News+ service to all first-time subscribers from today through Monday in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the UK. For those who aren’t familiar, Apple News+ offers over 300+ magazines and 30 Canadian magazines, with support...

Apple News+ in Canada Now Includes The Globe and Mail and Le Devoir

Apple News+, the premium version of the newspaper and magazine app, costs $12.99 per month in Canada. Leading newspapers with a paid subscription include the Toronto Star, Wall Street Journal and now The Globe and Mail. Subscribers of Apple News+ in Canada noticed paywalled articles from The Globe and Mail included, while Apple’s latest in-house...

The New York Times Has Ditched Apple News

Apple News has lost a major publisher, as the New York Times has announced it is pulling out of its relationship with the iPhone maker’s news service. Announced this morning, The Times says it will be removed from Apple News starting on Monday. “Core to a healthy model between The Times and the platforms is...

Apple News Algorithm Chooses More Celebrity-Related Stories Compared to Human Editors’ Choices

Stories picked by Apple News’ human editors are far more likely to represent a diverse range of outlets — and be more serious and less focused on celebrities and entertainment — than its algorithmically curated alternative, researchers claim. Jack Bandy and Nicholas Diakopoulos from Northwestern University analyzed thousands of Apple's "Top Stories" and "Trending" articles...

Apple Co-Hosting Tonight’s US Democratic Debate Alongside ABC News

Apple will co-host its first-ever political debate tonight in an effort to show off its growing investment in news. According to a new Gizmodo report, the debate will feature deep integrations with Apple's news product, which bills itself as a more curated, editorially-focused news experience than that which exists on other big tech platforms. Users of the...

Apple News’ Business Chief Steps Down, Seeks High Profile Replacement

Apple News' Business Chief has stepped down following a slow start to the new subscription service under Apple's belt. Liz Schimel, the head of business, first joined the company in 2018, a year before Apple announced that the news app would be introducing a $10/month subscription. In a report from Bloomberg, Schimel's departure has made...

Apple News Adds Coverage of US 2020 Presidential Election

Apple has once again begun adding special coverage of the presidential election to Apple News. Like it has done for past US elections, the Apple News app now features curated guides, news, and up to date data. In a press release, Apple announced that it will be working with outlets such as ABC News, CBS...