Apple's Long-Awaited Streaming TV Service Is Here

And it includes Oprah
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 25, 2019 2:34 PM CDT
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.   (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
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(Newser) – Apple announced a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, which will house its original shows and movies and could compete with Netflix, Amazon, and cable TV itself. Apple is making the announcements at its Cupertino, California, headquarters, in a Monday event studded with celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Jason Momoa, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell, the AP reports. The iPhone has long been Apple's marquee product and main money maker, but sales are starting to decline. The company is pushing digital subscriptions as it searches for new growth. The company also laid out the details of its news subscription service, Apple News Plus, a new subscription service for mobile games, and a new credit card. Highlights:

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