News items you should check out: Jan. 7

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° From MacRumors: Apple CEO Tim Cook‘s earnings totaled $98.7 million in base salary, stock, and other compensation, according to a statement that Apple filed with the SEC.

° From AppleInsider: A filing with the SEC has revealed that Apple will hold its annual and virtual shareholder meeting on March 4 — and has shed some light on CEO Tim Cook’s recent compensation.

° From the Apple TV+ YouTube channel: Apple TV+ has released the first official full-length trailer for “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” a black and white film adaptation of the Shakespeare play coming to the platform on Jan. 14.

° From 9to5Mac: Developers can now  check the analytics for in-app events through App Store Connect.

° From iMore: Apple’s iPhone SE refresh will reportedly bring with it a new chip and support for 5G, but those hoping for a redesign will be disappointed.

° From VentureBeat: The Entertainment Software Association is shifting the Electronic Entertainment Expo to an online-only event out of concerns around the pandemic.

° From MacVoices: The extended Siri discussion on MacVoicers Live! wraps up with a comparison to a very old (and fondly remembered) program. The next set of expectations and desires included why Apple needs to focus on a HomePod ecosystem or whether the existing iPhone/app is adequate, and how it has one key feature that may be an advantage or a disadvantage. (Part 3) 

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.