"Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line, Twitter kills Vine"
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Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line, Twitter kills Vine
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Apple introduced three new MacBook prows.
Two versions featuring a touch panel above the number keys that Apple calles the touch bar.
The touch ID finger print sensor is to the right of the touch bar and also acts as a power button.
These laptops four thunderbolt ports using USBC connectors and a headphone jack They start at $17.99 and ship in mid-November.
The third version of the MacBook Pro does not feature the Touch Bar nor TouchID, but upgraded internals.
Apple also introduced a new app for the Apple TV and iOS.
It's called TV, which will debut by the end of the year.
The new app brings shows and movies from a whole bunch of other video apps in this one app.
In the demo, Netflix seemed to be excluded from the TV app.
Twitter announced it will cut up to 9% of its workforce with charges related to those cuts likely impacting its next quarterly financials.
On top of that is the announcement that the Vine mobile app will be discontinued.
The site will remain and any videos made will still live there.
Twitter bought Vine in 2012 for $30 million.
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