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Apple Daily Report: Apple’s plans for a Federation Square retail store endangered (and more news)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out.

Apple’s plan to raze part of Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia, to build a mega-store is in danger thanks to a heritage recommendation for the landmark. Heritage Victoria executive director Steven Avery will on Thursday recommend the square be protected by adding it to the Victorian Heritage Register, reports Melbourne Age.

Roland Borsky, An Austrian computer repairman, has collected approximately 1,100 Apple computers over the years. Now he’s putting it up for sale, though he hates to do so.

Nearly a quarter of Apple employees plan to delete Facebook accounts due to the recent data breach, according to Cult of Mac.

Quiq, a provider of business messaging software for customer communications has announced that three of its retail clients,, Jos A. Bank, and Men’s Wearhouse are live on Apple Business Chat beta. It’s one of the early Customer Service Platforms (CSP) to support Business Chat, a new way for customers to communicate directly with businesses using the Messages app on iPhones and iPads.

As noted by MacRumors, Apple has added 2018 models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to its refurbished store in the U.S. 

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.