The Big Story: Apple to end iTunes and more elderly committing crimes

Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi announces that the company would shut down iTunes during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, on June 3, 2019.
Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi announces that the company would shut down iTunes during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, on June 3, 2019.PHOTO: NYTIMES

SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' new weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, will have reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

On Tuesday's (June 4) episode, tech correspondent Yip Wai Yee talks about Apple's decision to shut down iTunes and the announcements on the latest updates to Apple products, while journalist Fabian Koh shares more on the upward trend of elderly in Singapore committing crimes and the rehabilitation approaches in place to help them get back to the right path.

The Big Story debuted on May 6.

Topics covered in previous episodes included Shangri-La Dialogue wrap-up; what it means for Singapore to be on the United States' currency manipulation watch list; the World Health Organisation's new definition of "burnout" and the eleventh edition of the International Classification of Diseases, which recognises video gaming as an addiction; the impact of Google's Huawei ban on users; the Singapore Red Cross data leak and how to practise good cyber hygiene.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Hairianto Diman, the episode will air live from ST's new digital studio.