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Apple Buys Texture Digital Magazine Service in Subscription Push

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Doris Mccormick | 12 March, 2018, 20:08

Texture brings over 200 of the world's best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories and entire issues of their favorite titles. Cue mentioned a new PGA Tour AR golf app for iOS which enables any large table surface to hold a virtual golf course that can be moved around using your iPhone or iPad as a lens.

For Apple, the purchase of Texture is also an opportunity to highlight the company's role as a trusted news distributor at a time when the American public is anxious about the credibility of information from technology giants. Access great stories, classic recipes, and more from years past.

Apple has purchased other media-focused companies, such as Beats for $3 billion and BookLamp, which was then touted as a "Pandora for books", for as much as $15 million in 2014.

Cue is senior vice president of Internet software and services for Apple.

We're excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from numerous world's leading publishers.

Kate shows off royal baby bump in blue at Commonwealth Day service
The Commonwealth Service is the largest inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom and is now being televised on the BBC. Next month, Commonwealth will be kicking off it's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast, beginning April 4.


Cheaper 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June
According to a report published today by DigiTimes , Apple is readying a new entry level MacBook laptop for release in June. Meanwhile, suppliers have recently begun shipping components for an upgraded iPad Pro and a new low-cost 9.7-inch iPad.


PDP removes Drabu over his Kashmir remarks
Sources said the party workers had complained that the former finance minister was ignoring even his own constituency. Separatist Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front leader Yasin Malik said Drabu's statement was aimed at distorting history.


"We're excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from numerous world's leading publishers", said Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software & Services, in a statement.

"I'm thrilled that Next Issue Media, and its award-winning Texture app, are being acquired by Apple", said Loughlin.

Texture is owned by Next Issue Media, a joint-venture between the publishers Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Rogers Media and private equity firm KKR.

"We want the best articles, we want them to look unbelievable and we want them to be from trusted sources", Cue said in a moderated discussion this morning at South by Southwest in Austin.

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