Apple hires Google’s chief of search and A.I.

Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence John Giannandrea, reports The New York Times. The outlet has obtained an internal email from Tim Cook, who tells employees “John shares our commitment to privacy and our thoughtful approach as we make computers even smarter and more personal.”

Asus’s new ZenFone 5 has a notch that it boasts is 26% smaller than “the fruit phone”

A bunch of Chinese vendors, with a little help from Google, are embracing the notch in hope that doing so will help Android conquer the high-end. Asus is the latest to take on the Cupertino tech giant with a new device having a 26% smaller notch than iPhone X, which they unprofessionally referred to as “the fruit phone” to avoid mentioning Apple by name.