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Apple Daily Report: Logitech Crayon soon to be available to the general public (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.

Logitech’s Crayon stylus, currently only available to educational customers, will be made available to the general public on Sept. 12, the same day as Apple’s “Gather Round” event (hmmmmm). It’s a digital pencil that works with a variety of apps and software, including Apple’s updated Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, Microsoft Office and Explain Everything.

Happy National Read a Book Day! In celebration, Twelve South is offering 20% off their BookBooks for MacBookiPad and iPhone for one day only. To receive the discount, simply enter promo code ReadABookDay at checkout, then sit back, relax and read a book.

Apple is looking to hire a “senior system neuroscientist” for the company’s Advanced Technology Team. First spotted by Ryota Kanai on Twitter (via 9to5Mac), this scientist would be, “building transformative neurotechnology.”

The private data of millions of folks —including iCloud usernames and authentication tokens — was recently exposed on an mSpy Web database which, until it was taken down, didn’t require authentication.

As of Sept. 5, the pricing for apps and in-app purchases in the Republic of Korea will change from U.S. Dollars to Korean Won (KRW). While developers’ proceeds from sales in the Republic of Korea will also change to KRW, you will continue to be paid in the currency you selected for your bank in App Store Connect.

In an opinion piece published to CNBC’s website Thursday Robin Goldstein, who served in a wide variety of roles in her 22-year career at Apple, argues tech companies need to take a different approach to product failure when it comes to health-related devices.

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.