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Remains of the Day: Jobs initiative

Apple may have bought a 3D mapping company, The Red Hot Chili Peppers get ready to rock in lo-fi, and if you though Apple's App Store had some raw deals, well, you ain't seen nothing yet.

U.S. News & World Report releases iPad app

Newsweekly U.S. News & World Report on Thursday unveiled a new iPad app.

Macworld releases Macworld Daily Reader 1.1 iPad app

Macworld has released Macworld Daily Reader 1.1, an updated iPad app that adds breaking-news alerts, improved readability performance, and more. It's available now for free on the App Store.

WWDC: Student ADA honorees win with class

The student winners of the Apple Design Awards hope to turn their school projects into early success.

Black Pixel acquires NetNewsWire

NetNewsWire developer Brent Simmons announced on Friday that he has sold the venerable news-reading client to developers Black Pixel, lock, stock, and source code.

San Francisco Chronicle releases iPad app

The San Francisco Chronicle has released an iPad app that brings the full content of its daily newspaper, and more, to current subscribers, and offers subscriptions right inside the app.

Daily Telegraph launches subscription-based iPad app

Telegraph Media Group has relaunched its iPad app, offering access to the British newspaper for $2 an issue or $17 for a monthly subscription.

Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune iPad subscriptions now free to print subscribers

Print subscribers to Sports Illustrated, Time, and Fortune can now access those magazines' content for free in their respective iPad apps, thanks to an apparent Apple policy change.

Final Hours of Portal 2 app chronicles game's development

Game journalist Geoff Keighley gives players deep access into the development of the most highly anticipated puzzle adventure games in gaming history.

The New York Times reports more than 100,000 digital subscribers

The New York Times says its digital subscription plan, which limits how much free content readers can consume on its site, has netted more than 100,000 subscribers since it went into effect March 28.

Trove, News.me join growing list of news aggregators

The New York Times on Thursday launched News.me, one day after Washington Post's new Trove service. Both offer users news and headlines based on their social media preferences, but they do it in slightly different ways.

Taptu brings customized news approach to iPad

Taptu has updated its personalized news reader app to run on the iPad as well as the iPhone and iPod touch. The latest version adds a number of iPad-specific features while retaining the ability to create customized news streams introduced in an earlier update.

Bloomberg Businessweek offering iPad subscriptions

The weekly publication focused on all things business is now available as a multimedia iPad magazine, complete with exclusive video interviews, a customizable back-issue archive, and a subscription plan that's cheaper than the print edition.