Techmeme
June 9, 2015, 1:55 AM

Top News

Apple:
iOS 9: Proactive Assistant, Pay in UK, News app, multitasking on iPad, more; public beta in July, final release this fall  —  Apple Previews iOS 9  —  Apple® today unveiled iOS 9, giving a preview of new iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® software that will be available this fall.
Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab:
Apple announces Flipboard-like app News, new rich media format for news items; publishers keep revenues from ads they sell, 70% from iAd ads; kills Newsstand  —  For news organizations, this was the most important set of Apple announcements in years  —  There wasn't a lot of buildup beforehand …
Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
Apple shows off new ‘Move to iOS’ app to make it easier to switch from Android  —  As part of iOS 9, Apple today has announced a new app called Move to iOS that makes the transition from Android to iPhone more seamless for the user.  While the app went unannounced during the WWDC keynote …
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Apple Announces Proactive Assistant, Its Google Now Competitor  —  Apple today announced ‘Proactive,’ its rumored Google Now competitor and update to Siri, which will launch with iOS 9.  The proactive assistant is a mix of Google Now and similar tools that aim to make the user's life easier …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple:
Apple Music launching June 30 on iOS, Mac, and PC with 3 months free, then $9.99 per month, coming to Apple TV and Android phones this fall  —  Introducing Apple Music — All The Ways You Love Music.  All in One Place.  —  Apple® today unveiled Apple Music™, a single …
The Verge:
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Apple announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan coming for free this fall with revamped Spotlight search, better window management, improved performance, Metal API  —  Apple Announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan  —  At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple just announced …
Apple:
Apple Previews New Apple Watch Software  —  watchOS 2 Introduces Native Third-Party Apps, New Watch Faces & Enhanced Communications Features  —  Apple® today previewed watchOS™ 2, the first major software update for Apple Watch™, giving developers the tools to build faster …
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Numbers from WWDC: Siri 40% faster, 100B apps downloaded, $30B paid to developers, 2,500 Apple Pay banks  —  Numbers from WWDC: Siri gets 40% faster, more accurate, 2500 Apple Pay banks, iOS/OS X growth, more  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the company's WWDC keynote presentation today …
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook has scrapped its secret plan to build a $500 million satellite to provide cheap internet in the developing world  —  Facebook has scrapped its secret plan to build a $500 million satellite to provide cheap internet in the developing world  —  Facebook has scrapped its previously unknown plans …
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Messaging app Jott works without a data plan or WiFi connection, hits 500K active users in US, mostly junior high and high school students  —  Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers  —  As Facebook and YikYak try to grow a younger audience …

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Smartsheet recognized as a “pioneer in work management software” by 451 Research  —  In the innaugural 451 Firestarter awards, industry analyst firm 451 Research recognized the compnay for outstanding innovation in the category of work management.
Talla:
Listen: AI at Work, A look into the future of AI in the enterprise  —  Tune in to the AI at Work podcast for insight on how to effectively deploy AI in your organization from thought leaders at Spotify, HubSpot and many more
Zoho:
Give your social media content a boost with CustomQ scheduling and an all-new zShare  —  Last week, we announced a bunch of new features that we added to our product—All of them in line with our commitment …

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Tue. 11/20 - Worse Shape: Tech Stocks or Crypto? Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:55 AM ET, June 9, 2015.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Sophia Tatum / CNN:

Earlier Picks