Published On: Wed, Jun 24th, 2020

Daily Crunch: Apple’s large day

We turn adult Apple’s news from a large WWDC keynote, Wirecard’s CEO is arrested and Facebook acquires another VR studio.

Here’s your Daily Crunch for Jun 23, 2020.

1. Here’s all Apple announced in a WWDC 2020 keynote

Apple announced a array of changes for iOS 14, including widgets and an automatically sorted app library. It’s also rolling out a new underline called App Clips — tiny, fast, lightweight mini-apps that don’t need a download.

Also discussed: New updates to iPad OS, AirPods, Apple Watch, privacy, HomeKit and MacOS.

2. Apple is building a possess processors for destiny Macs

One some-more large square of news from a practical keynote: Tim Cook strictly announced that a association will be producing a possess processors for a desktops and laptops — one of a biggest changes in a company’s prolonged computing history. As has been rumored for years now, Apple is relocating divided from a faith on Intel, onto a possess ARM-based chips.

3. After a billion-euro implosion, Wirecard’s former CEO is arrested for fraud

Braun incited himself in to German authorities on a same day Wirecard certified that $2.1 billion a association had reported on a change piece did not exist. He has given been expelled on €5 million bail.

4. Facebook acquires VR studio behind ‘Lone Echo’

Facebook has been on a diversion studio merger debauch over a past year, shopping adult developers behind some of a many renouned VR titles. That trend continued with a company’s merger of Ready during Dawn Studios, a developer behind a Lone Echo games, one of Oculus’ many successful series.

5. Dear Sophie: What does a Supreme Court’s DACA preference meant for employers?

Sophie Alcorn discusses what a new Supreme Court preference means for recruitment and retention, and how tech companies can support colleagues who need immigration security. (Extra Crunch membership required.)

6. French contact-tracing app StopCovid has been activated 1.8 million times though usually sent 14 notifications

Downloads are one thing, though StopCovid hasn’t led to a lot of notifications. Only 68 StopCovid users have announced they’ve been diagnosed COVID-19-positive in a app, and in a end, StopCovid has usually sent 14 notifications over a past 3 weeks.

7. Hulu announces a new offer-focused ad format called GatewayGo

This creates good on Hulu’s matter during a commencement of a year that it would be rolling out ads that are some-more transactional — so viewers can act on an ad right away, and advertisers get a petrify dimensions of an ad’s impact.

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