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AWT News Update: September 30, 2016

As we bid a fond farewell to the month of September, there are some interesting, fun and even expensive stories from the world of Apple:

  • A California bill signed yesterday opens the door to self-driving cars without backup drivers or steering wheels
  • Apple wants to yank the second most popular sticker app in the Messages App Store…for looking too much like Messages
  • We have some ideas for you if you just happen to have $500,000 burning a hole in your pocket…

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In May Apple announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that would focus on development of Maps for iOS, macOS and watchOS devices. This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs, according to CEO Tim Cook. The new facility, located on the Waverock campus, will provide a world-class, LEED-certified home for the expanding Maps team, he added.

GNITS — located in Hyderabad — was founded by the late Sri Pulla Reddy Garu in 1997, with the objective of providing excellent learning facility for women to pursue education in engineering. GNITS is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), accredited by NBA (AICTE).

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.