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SafeWatch App bridges gap in Australia's escalating mental health crisis
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With suicide rates surpassing road deaths in Australia, the SafeWatch Companion App provides accessible mental health support for Australians facing long wait times and rising therapy costs.
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Keeper Security announces compatibility with Apple Vision Pro
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Keeper Security has declared its software compatibility with Apple Vision Pro, facilitating secure login to applications and boosting the user experience with autofill functionalities.
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Zoom unveils new interactive app for Apple Vision Pro
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Zoom's new app for Apple Vision Pro, launching on 2 February, offers a more tangible and realistic meeting experience on remote platforms.
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Australian firms can now register for RatifyID, a trusted digital identity app
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Australian companies can now register for RatifyID, a TDIF-certified digital identity verification app.
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Software firm xtype secures $10.8m funding amidst rising ServiceNow demand
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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xtype secures $10.8m in funding as demand for its agile software solutions in the ServiceNow market continues to surge.
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Apple introduces its first spatial computer Vision Pro
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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The design of Vision Pro features an ultra-high-resolution display system that packs 23 million pixels across two displays.
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Developers generated US$1.1 trillion in sales in App Store in 2022
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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App Store developers generated US$1.1 trillion in total billings and sales in the App Store ecosystem in 2022, 90% of which accrued solely to developers.
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Apple previews watchOS 10 featuring a new smart stack
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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According to the company, the new OS features a new design, new watch faces, new features for cyclists and hikers, and important tools for health.
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Apple updates App Store with range of new pricing capabilities
Fri, 9th Dec 2022
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Apple upgraded pricing capabilities for the App Store, providing developers with 700 additional price points and new pricing tools.
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MODIFI appoints Matthias Hendrichs as chief commercial officer
Fri, 6th May 2022
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Apple's former head of Asia Pacific for App Store, Matthias Hendrichs, joins Modifi as Chief Commercial Officer to lead global sales and marketing.
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MODIFI appoints Matthias Hendrichs as Executive team as chief commercial officer
Fri, 6th May 2022
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Matthias Hendrichs, former head of Asia Pacific for Apple's App Store, joins MODIFI as Chief Commercial Officer to lead global sales and marketing.
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New Xero App Launcher helps get more apps to small businesses
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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Xero has announced App Launcher, a new way for customers to launch and sign in to their favourite Xero App Store apps.
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Microsoft gains new data management partner Experian
Mon, 31st May 2021
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Experian partners with Microsoft to help businesses manage data and make more informed decisions, delivering better outcomes for customers.
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Apple launches App Store Small Business Programme
Fri, 20th Nov 2020
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Developers can qualify for the programme and a reduced 15% commission if they earned up to US$1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year.
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Apple rolls out new App Store restrictions in response to COVID-19
Mon, 16th Mar 2020
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The tech giant has also banned outright entertainment or game apps which use the coronavirus as a theme or central idea.
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Addams Family Mystery Mansion now available on Android and iOS
Fri, 11th Oct 2019
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It's a ‘darkly humorous’ mobile game, in which players must help Morticia and Gomez to reunite their family and refurnish their home.
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The dark side of apps: Security threats on the rise
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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Security threats targeting mobile devices are increasing, with one security firm citing the large number of users as a key reason.
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So you want to build a viral app: Tips from an industry guru
Fri, 14th Jun 2019
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Want your app to go viral? Elegant Media's CEO Anushka Bandara shares vital traits for success.
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Apple mania! A brief look at Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+
Tue, 26th Mar 2019
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Whether you’re after news, TV, or gaming, it seems like Apple is pulling out all the stops to get your attention.
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Spotify calls out Apple's anti-competitive behaviour
Fri, 15th Mar 2019
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Spotify has filed a complaint to the European Commission, alleging that Apple's App Store rules limit choice and disadvantage other app developers.
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Apple to acquire digital magazine service
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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Apple announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media.
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Apple's App Store earnings top $70 billion since its launch in 2008
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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Apple's global developer community has collectively earned more than $70 billion since the App Store first launched in 2008.
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KPMG Australia ups ante, officially enters software market
Fri, 30th Sep 2016
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KPMG Australia enters the software market with new digital services platform, launching R-D Edge and ESS Reporter tools.
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Gordon Ramsay will grill your skills in his newest mobile game
Wed, 13th Jul 2016
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Heard of that loud, gregarious and fiery British chef/TV star Gordon Ramsay? He now comes in app form, through a new game called Gordon Ramsay DASH.