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Last week it was revealed that Apple had completed a low-key deal to acquire Beddit, a Finnish company that makes sleep-tracking devices compatible with apps for both iOS and the Apple Watch. News of the acquisition was broken by CNBC which reported that the privacy section of the Beddit website had been updated to note the deal and confirm that all consumer data is now subject to Apple’s own privacy policy. Beddit… Read More

It was announced this week that Apple has purchased DeskConnect, the start-up business behind popular iOS app, Workflow. The app allows users to build custom actions that involve multiple apps, for example, linking Maps and messages so your phone sends an automated text to a contact to let them know when you’ll be home, based on your location. At present, the app supports more than 200 actions and integrates into Apple apps… Read More