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News round-up: Apple offers free genetic tests for its Silicon Valley employees (and more)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, we’ll frequently offer a wrap-up of news items you should check out.

Apple employees based in Silicon Valley are able to have genetic tests performed for free via the company’s AC Wellness clinics, through a partnership with Color Genomics, “in what may be a pilot program for the iPhone maker’s healthcare project,” according to AppleInsider.

iDownloadBlog reports that Amazon and Apple today expanded their existing partnership that enables Echo owners to use Apple Music by introducing support for Apple Podcasts.

The gang at iFixIt, who disassembly tech products and examine their innards, has torn apart the Mac Pro to see what’s inside. You can see their report here.

Apple shares have hit an all-time high after the U.S.-China trade deal keep the tech giant from being pummeled by tariffs.

Apple has released a new version of its iTunes Remote app for iOS. Available at the Apple App Store, version 4.5 features Dark Mode and enhanced support for the new Music and TV apps included with macOS Catalina.

Apple has posted a featurette about Ghostwriters, its Apple TV+ series for younger viewers, on its YouTube channel.

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.