Tim Cook at this year WWDC

A Kiwi developer looks behind the glitz at Apple's WWDC


Richard Gill on WWDC.

iOS 9's new split screen view

Free software upgrade will extend iPhone battery life by up to three hours, Apple says

Wed 10 Jun

Plus, iOS 9's new split screen view hints that larger iPads are on the way | Not all new features available for New Zealand.

Kiwi ex-pat Zane Lowe: named as one of Apple Music's DJs

Apple takes on Spotify, Pandora with new music streaming service

Tue 9 Jun 1

Company wants to move people from the habit of buy-and-download to subscribe-and-stream | Kiwi Zane Lowe plays key role.

Vend founder Vaughan Rowsell

Apple enlists NZ's Vend and Xero in worldwide business app promo

Fri 5 Jun

Kiwi software companies bag industry-exclusive spots in global Apple campaign to boost business apps and turn around flagging iPad sales.

Apple's Beats by Dr Dre Pill XL wireless speaker

Apple recalls Beats speaker for fire hazard

Thu 4 Jun

$520 refund for New Zealand customers | Recall and refund programme will cost Apple somewhere north of $US70 million.

Treasurer Joe Hockey on Australia's profit-shifting crackdown: "Under this new law, when we catch companies cheating, they will have to pay back double what they owe, plus interest."

Australian budget: Hockey details ‘Netflix tax’, ‘Google tax’

Wed 13 May

Australia becomes first OECD country to introduce comprehensive measures against profit-shifting (so popular with tech multinationals) and base-erosion from from GST avoidance. UPDATED


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