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News round-up: Apple TV app comes to some Amazon TV devices (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 has made its Apple TV app available for Amazon TV devices, starting with the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and the older HD model. Support for the Amazon Fire TV Cube, Fire TV, and other models is purportedly coming soon.

Apple’s services business is set to grow by 20% in 2020, boosted by its forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, according to the latest predictions by Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty — as reported by CNBC

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider —  Jun Zhang of Rosenblatt Securities says that Apple is ramping up assembly orders for the iPhone 11, while cutting them for the iPhone 11 ProMax.

As noted by The Verge, AT&T has been experiencing a weeks-long voicemail outage affecting some customers across the country.

9to5Mac report suggests that a very small number of Mac users may be experiencing bricking when updating to macOS Catalina.

An upcoming episode of the Amazing Stores anthology on Apple TV+ will pay tribute to the late actor, Robert Forster, reports Deadline.

Talking to CNET, Todd Benjamin, Apple’s macOS product marketing director, says that the goal of Catalyst — a new technology that lets app developers build Mac versions of their shipping iPad apps — is to give iPad app developers “a huge head start” when coming to the Mac ecosystem.

Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff, who was in charge of enforcing Apple’s Insider Trading Policy, is facing criminal charges related to insider trading of Apple stock, reports CNBC

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.