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Nov 15, 2016

Mobile If Apple Builds Smart Glasses, They’d Better Be Spectacular — By Jamie Condliffe | MIT Technology Review

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, business

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” … Apple is considering the idea of producing digital glasses. The specs would, we’re told, “connect wirelessly to iPhones, show images and other information in the wearer’s field of vision, and may use augmented reality.””

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Oct 18, 2016

Apple hires CMU professor as director of AI research to smarten up Siri — By Devin Coldewey | TechCrunch

Posted by in categories: business, robotics/AI

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Apple is making a visible push in the direction of AI today by hiring Carnegie Mellon University professor Ruslan Salakhutdinov for what appears to be a newly minted position: director of AI research.

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Aug 24, 2016

The iBrain is Here And it’s Already Inside Your Phone — By Steven Level | Backchannel

Posted by in categories: business, machine learning, robotics/AI

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“An exclusive inside look at how artificial intelligence and machine learning work at Apple”

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Aug 17, 2016

Apple’s Tim Cook arrives in China bearing gifts: A new research center and environmental help — By Chris O’Brien | VentureBeat

Posted by in categories: business, environmental, law

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”“We want to show the world that you can manufacture responsibly, and we’re working alongside our suppliers to help them lower their environmental impact in China,” said Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives …”

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Aug 14, 2016

Tim Cook, the interview: Running Apple ‘is sort of a lonely job’ — By Jena McGregor | The Washington Post

Posted by in category: business

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“Apple’s CEO talks iPhones, AI, privacy, civil rights, missteps, China, taxes, Steve Jobs — and steers right past the car rumors”

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Jun 16, 2016

EU May Decide on Apple Tax Probe In July — By Natalia Drozdiak | The Wall Street Journal

Posted by in category: business

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“The European Union may announce its decision in its long-running probe into Apple Inc.’s tax arrangements with Ireland in July, the country’s finance minister said Thursday.”

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Apr 27, 2016

The best is the last — By Benedict Evans | ben-evans.com

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, business, computing, innovation, virtual reality

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“The point of this excursion into tech history is that a technology often produces its best results just when it’s ready to be replaced — it’s the best it’s ever been, but it’s also the best it could ever be.”

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Mar 29, 2016

Colorware Retro iMac | Uncrate

Posted by in category: computing

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“The Colorware Retro iMac blends the fun, nostalgic look of the Apple IIe with the technology of a 27-inch Retina iMac.”

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Feb 18, 2016

The Most Important Apple Executive You’ve Never Heard Of — By Brad Stone, Adam Satariano, and Gwen Ackerman | Bloomberg Businessweek

Posted by in categories: business, hardware, software

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“A little over a year ago, Apple had a problem: The iPad Pro was behind schedule. Elements of the hardware, software, and accompanying stylus weren’t going to be ready for a release in the spring. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and his top lieutenants had to delay the unveiling until the fall. That gave most of Apple’s engineers more time. It gave a little-known executive named Johny Srouji much less.”

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Nov 9, 2015

Inside Apple’s perfectionism machine — By Lance Ulanoff | Mashable

Posted by in categories: business, computing

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“For those struggling to understand what Apple is up to, it might be best to imagine the Apple logo as a giant, rose gold-colored apple sculpture that’s being polished beyond perfection, to some sort of ideal, a level of quality that is so undeniable that no competitor dares forget it.”

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