Apple rebrands OS X as macOS, announces Sierra with Siri, plus focus on Continuity & iCloud — Apple has announced it will rebrand its OS X platform as macOS with an update coming later this year, dubbed Sierra, with an emphasis on syncing data and settings through the cloud, and the debut of Siri on the Mac. Here’s Apple’s actual press release.
New Apple Campus 2 tour highlights ‘breathing’ concrete, glass panels, power tech and more — A new tour of Apple’s Campus 2 headquarters in Cupertino, due to start operations in early 2017, offers a close-up glimpse of the building’s progress, and some of its unique architectural details. [Hasn’t it been renamed ‘campusTwo’?]
Microsoft buys professional social networking service LinkedIn for $26.2B — Microsoft on Monday announced it will acquire LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction worth $26.2 billion, bringing more than 433 million members of the social networking site under the Redmond, Washington, company’s banner.
WWDC Numbers — In his opening statements at the Worldwide Developer Conference keynotes, Apple CEO said that Apple now has 13 million Apple developers. Apple now has over 2M apps in App Store, paid nearly $50B to developers.
And Apple has placed eighth on NSHSS’ 2016 Millennial Career Survey.
iCloud Drive improved — The updated version of iCloud Drive will automatically store your Mac’s older documents in the cloud, Apple officials announced Monday, making room on your hard drive for new and recently used files.
New hardware … nothing yet! I’ll keep you posted.