Woman of Influence, more macOS Sierra details, Universal Clipboard


Apple’s Bozoma Saint John to receive Women of Influence award — The TJ Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research has announced that Bozoma Saint John, above, global head of Consumer Marketing for Apple Music and iTunes will be honoured at the Women of Influence Los Angeles Awards Gala sponsored by Apple Music on Tuesday, June 21, at the Ebell Theater.
Saint John stole the show as a Worldwide Developer Conference presenter on Monday, apparently. St John will be joined by five other honorees, each of whom has led distinguished careers while devoting generous time and energy to philanthropic causes.

Sierra to get Apple’s new file system ‘APFS’, goodbye Flash — A very important and geeky technology that Apple has been working on surfaced after the WWDC keynote, namely that Apple has been working on a new file system [the structure  behind the scenes on your hard drive that data is played down in] for the Mac and other Apple devices. It was probably too geeky to make the cut for a keynote broadcast live, but it’s still incredibly important. Here’s the background and what Mac Observer knows about APFS.
Apple developer Ricky Mondello said that when macOS Sierra ships later this year, Safari will default to HTML5 content implementations on websites when available – ie, no Flash.

‘Universal Clipboard’ for macOS Sierra & iOS 10 streamlines copy/paste between devices — A useful addition to Continuity in both macOS Sierra and iOS 10 is the Universal Clipboard, making it easier to shuttle content back and forth between Macs and iOS devices without AirDrop or other workarounds: copy on your iPad, paste on your Mac. [The clipboard is handled by the Cloud/wifi/etc.]

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