R.I.P iTunes #BrightBytes

With Katie Bright

October 8, 2019

Justin Sullivan


Katie has all your Tuesday breaking news with Bright Bytes!

After a run of almost 20 years, Apple's iTunes is no more.

  • This news comes after Apple's new MAC Update came out yesterday.
  • Replacing iTunes will be a trio of sorted apps for Apple TV, Apple Music, and Podcasts.
  • This new system would seem to solve a problem voiced by many frustrated iTunes users by simplifying the way you can find your music, movies or whatever you may have downloaded. 

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes.

  • The Supermarket chain Kroger, which owns Marianos is planning to stop selling the E-cigs as soon as their current in-store product runs out.
  • Walgreens announced last month they stopped selling the product.
  • Deaths linked to E-cigarette use is up to 22 in 19 states!

A viral post imploring wealthy neighbors to give out full-size candy bars for Halloween is sparking some major backlash.

  • A twitter account devoted to calling out ridiculous posts on local Nextdoor app shared the California woman's rant: "Dum Dums, Smarties, and Jolly Ranchers may be suitable for other neighborhoods, but not here. We are an affluent neighborhood and this status should be reflected in our candy provisions for Halloween."
  • She encourages her neighbors to hand out "KING size candy bars" or "4-6 fun size bars."

In Sports:

  • Blackhawks home opener is Thursday. 
  • And it is expected to be announced today that Joe Madden will be the new manager for the Los Angeles Angels.