Earlier today, Apple released Developer Beta 6 of iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3, along with the Public Beta 5 of iOS 10. At the time, Apple Developer hadn't been updated to reflect the new builds, but when it was, it showed macOS 10.12 Sierra Developer Beta 6; however, users reported that the update still wasn't available.
On August 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company's stock on Tuesday August 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $3.2 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.
Apple has been paying its shareholders a dividend about a month and a half after the end of each fiscal quarter ever since it declared its modern dividend plan in the summer of 2012.
The new iPhone set for release in September will have a dual-camera system, pressure sensitive home button, and will remove the headphone jack seen on previous models, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg.
The well-connected journalist says Apple will unveil the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus successors in September, ahead of a big iPhone overhaul in 2017. As rumored, the larger 2016 iPhone Plus will have a dual-camera system capable of taking better photos. It's not clear what sensor the Plus will pack.
After years of reluctance to pay researchers for exploits, Apple has given in and is ready to hand out up to $200,000 for critical vulnerabilities found in the latest version of iOS and the newest iPhones.
Apple announced the program Thursday at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. It starts in September, and unlike bounty programs run by other large technology companies it will be invitation-only.
Apple hasn't even delivered its Swift 3 language yet and already is getting an early thumbs-up from developers for planned Swift 4 follow-ups, which will focus on application binary interface (ABI) stability, concurrency, and scripting.
In a recent post on the swift-evolution mailing list on swift-org, Apple's Chris Lattner, senior director of developer tools, said Swift 4 was due in fall 2017, with Swift 3.x set to arrive next spring. Swift was introduced as an eventual successor to Objective-C in June 2014.