Apple Music

Apple debuts new Mac Pro, previews iOS, macOS updates

Apple CEO Tim Cook standing next to new model Mac Pro
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Apple used its annual Worldwide Developer Conference to unveil a redesigned Mac Pro for professional users and debut iOS 13 — the next version of its iPhone operating system. It also previewed updates coming to its iPad, Mac, Apple TV and Apple Watch operating systems.

Why it matters: The announcements come as Apple has seen growth in the iPhone slow even as the device has become ever more central to its business. Apple's summer software moves typically lay the groundwork for new hardware in the fall.

Spotify files complaint against Apple

Spotify app on a phone
Spotify logo. Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek wrote in a post Wednesday that the company filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission claiming Apple's App Store tries to "deliberately disadvantage other app developers" by forcing a 30% tax on Spotify and other digital services and limiting communication to customers.

Why it matters: Netflix has been directing their users to subscribe in different ways than the App Store to avoid the exact same fees since at last August, Billboard reports. Though Apple Music is a competitor, Spotify claims Apple's App Store purposely makes it difficult for the developer. After the two companies couldn't work it out, Ek turned to the EC, which oversees fair and nondiscriminatory competition in business practices.