John Giannandrea, Google's former search chief, was promoted today to Apple's executive team as Senior Vice President of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy, becoming one of 16 executives who report directly to CEO Tim Cook.
Corel, Canada's longstanding maker of software titles for creative pros, announced Thursday that it's acquiring virtualization software developer Parallels.
Apple needs more office space for its growing army of employees so the company announced Thursday that it would be building a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, as well as establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California.
Ashish Chowdhary, Nokia's Chief Customer Operations Officer, will be departing the company at the end of this year after 15 successful years to join Apple starting in January of 2019 as its new head of India operations.
Apple's corporate culture is on prominent display on the company's recently updated jobs site. The biggest change is the introduction of a new video that welcomes possible recruits to the company.
Apple is acquiring San Francisco-based Asaii, an automated analytics and artists and repertoire (A&R) platform for the music industry powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence. The transaction is valued at less than $100 million, Axios reported this morning.
Apple has agreed to pay $600 million to buy parts of Dialog Semiconductor, an Anglo-German supplier of power management chips and technologies. The move hints at Apple’s further custom semiconductor efforts in areas like power management and charging. Under the terms of the agreement, Apple is getting Dialog's patents, a team of about 300 engineers representing sixteen percent of Dialog's workforce and the company's offices in Europe.
Apple will report earnings and other financial metrics pertaining to its fourth fiscal quarter (which corresponds to the third calendar quarter) on Thursday, November 1.
As part of its quarterly earnings announcement yesterday, Snap, Inc. has revealed that its number of daily active users fell by two percent to about 188 million.
In yet another sign that some kind of an augmented or virtual reality headset with a shiny Apple logo may be in the works, Apple has reportedly hired developer Sterling Crispin who previously built a virtual reality painting app for mobile headsets, called Cyber Paint.
Logitech announced yesterday it was acquiring Blue Microphones, a leader in studio-quality microphones in the past 20 years, for an undisclosed sum.
Artificial intelligence expert and Siri co-founder Tom Gruber is retiring from Apple, becoming the last of Siri's three co-founders to leave the California technology giant.