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One of Apple’s selling points with its iOS and Mac App Stores is that it can provide a safe, trusted location for users to update their apps knowing any changes have been vetted by Apple — though in the last few days it appears some issues have been disrupting the system. Instapaper developer Marco Arment writes that when the 4.2.3 update to his popular reading app rolled out yesterday, users found that it was crashing immediately upon launch, even though the archive Arment submitted to Apple worked without issue. Several hours later, the problem was mysteriously resolved without explanation from Cupertino, but not before Arment had been contacted by users of other iOS and even Mac apps that had been experiencing similar issues over the past few days. Read the full story at The Verge.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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