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The End of iOS Newsstand: WWDC San Francisco

  In a bid to take on Facebook in the fight for both publishers and audiences, Apple has announced at its WWDC Developers’ conference in San Francisco that from iOS 9 onwards, they will be scrapping the Newsstand app in favour of the newly-unveiled Apple News application. newsstand On its release, Newsstand was heralded as the saviour of the publishing industry in the face of an increasingly digital world. However, recently there have been concerns that Newsstand hides content rather than promoting it, with more and more publishers turning their back on Newsstand and releasing standalone apps with content from their related websites. So what does this mean for publishers? Read More