Apple CEO Tim Cook has overseen Apple’s strategy to supplement its reliance on the iPhone with more emphasis on software and services.

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Apple is adding a new browse tab to its Apple News curation of articles, the company said Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose.

WWDC is known as the event where Apple details the newest software that will hit its devices later in the year. It comes as software and services become even more important to Apple. The company still sells millions of iPhones every quarter, but sales aren’t rising as much as they used to. With people are holding onto their devices for longer, convincing consumers to sign up for services that get they paying monthly has grown more crucial for Apple. The gadget-giant has emphasized augmented realitymobile paymentsstreaming music and other areas as key focuses over the past couple of years.

Monday, Apple also said it was integrating Apple News into its Stocks app, so you can see market-moving news next to the reaction in a company’s shares, according to Susan Prescott, the company’s vice president of product marketing.

The News application will also get a different user interface to make it easier to find news from favorite outlets.


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