Dieter Zetsche, the Chairman of the Board of Daimler AG and the head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, doesn't seem to be concerned about the recent rumors that Apple may be developing its own automobile. In a recent interview, he is quoted as saying, "If there were a rumour that Mercedes or Daimler planned to start building smartphones then they (Apple) would not be sleepless at night. And the same applies to me."
Microsoft has announced a new API for OneDrive that will make it easy for developers to integrate the company's cloud storage service into their apps. The API supports all major platforms, including the web, Windows, iOS, and Android.
Visa has announced the payment company will be introducing support for the same tokenization system used by Apple Pay by mid-April. This move will add a new way for Europeans to pay with their smartphones, all whilst keeping their card details secure and concealed. According to the announcement:
Samsung has entered into an agreement with Apple to supply the company with new 20nm LPDDR4 DRAM chips. The deal would see Samsung fulfill Apple's demand for memory chips for the next iPhone. According to the Korea Times report:
Apple Retail is reportedly in the process of overhauling its Genius Bar experience. In a bid to better serve customers, starting from the week of March 9, a new initiative dubbed "Concierge" will be rolled out to replace walk-in appointments. The program involves Apple Store employees using an algorithm-driven iPad app to provide priority-assessed wait times for a customer's query.
Popular Twitter app Tweetbot for iPhone has scored an update today, bringing it up to version 3.5.2. As far as new features are concerned, it's a bit light, but users will gain support for playing Twitter-hosted videos and GIFs, along with the usual helping of bug fixes.
Apple has launched their new crash reporting service with the latest beta release of Xcode 6.3. The new service is designed to make it easier to find and fix crashes quickly. Apps submitted with debug symbols to both the TestFlight beta service and the App Store will have their crash log data aggregated into crash reports