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Apple is finalizing a deal with OpenAI to put ChatGPT on the iPhone, while talks with Google to use Gemini are ongoing

An OpenAI accord would let Apple offer a popular chatbot as part of a flurry of new AI features that it’s planning to announce next month.

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Peloton CEO announces departure with company to axe 15% of headcount, as embattled fitness unicorn continues to lose pace

On Thursday, the company announced a new restructuring program to reduce annual expenses by more than $200 million.

02.05.2024 40

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Apple renews talks to integrate OpenAI's technology into the next iPhone operating system

The two companies have begun discussing terms of a possible agreement and how the OpenAI features would be integrated into Apple’s iOS 18, the next...

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Apple removes Meta-owned WhatsApp and Threads from its China app store after Beijing deemed them national security risks

Apple said it was obliged to remove the apps after an order from China's internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China.

19.04.2024 20

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Apple quietly purchased an AI startup this year—and we might see the first fruits of that purchase in this year's big iPhone software release

Apple is adding features to its iOS 18 software that rely on generative AI, the technology behind ChatGPT and other groundbreaking tools.

14.03.2024 4

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One-time ‘SPAC king’ Chamath Palihapitiya just fired 2 partners from his VC firm over a ‘situation’ at an AI startup

Social Capital fired the partners related to an undisclosed matter involving its investment in AI startup Groq, according to a letter reviewed by...

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Apple pulls the plug on trying to create its own electric car after a decade, plans to reassign 2,000 workers to AI projects

The decision to wind down the project is a bombshell, ending a multibillion-dollar effort that would have vaulted Apple into a whole new industry.

27.02.2024 5

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Jeff Bezos and Nvidia join OpenAI and Microsoft in backing a humanoid robot unicorn valued at $2 billion, sources say

Figure AI is raising $675 million in a funding round that carries a pre-money valuation of roughly $2 billion, said people with knowledge of the...

24.02.2024 30

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Apple veteran instrumental to iPhone development leaves for electric-vehicle maker Rivian: 'Now is the time for me to move on'

Hiring DJ Novotney, a VP of hardware engineering at Apple, is a coup for Rivian as it chases Elon Musk's Tesla.

28.01.2024 20

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Apple's $3,500 mixed-reality headset is being pitched as a 'superpower' for doctors and teachers

Apple is betting that mixed reality — the melding of virtual and augmented reality — will eventually become a major source of revenue.

19.01.2024 20

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Apple is moving an AI team from San Diego to Austin. Most of them are unwilling to relocate

Employees who are willing to relocate to Austin will be able keep their roles, Apple said.

14.01.2024 5

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Apple undergoes its biggest board shakeup in years as 2 longtime directors depart, including Al Gore

Gore was the longest-serving member — having joined in 2003, when co-founder Steve Jobs was CEO and the iPhone didn’t yet exist.

12.01.2024 30

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Apple got caught with its 'hands in the cookie jar' over its Watch design and has been forced to temporarily pull the device off the market

Apple is racing to change the software algorithms and presentation of its blood-oxygen app to sidestep claims in a lawsuit.

27.12.2023 20

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OpenAI calls in Apple's iPhone design boss as CEO Sam Altman eyes launch of AI devices

For Apple, Tang Tan’s departure underscores an exodus of design talent.

27.12.2023 10

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Apple scrambles to salvage its $17 billion smartwatch business amid a looming ban over patent infringement

It’s a high-stakes engineering effort unlike any Apple has undertaken before.

19.12.2023 50

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Apple to stop selling its latest smartwatches after losing patent case to rival that says 'even the world’s most powerful company must abide by the law'

Sales of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 will be halted on the company’s online store on Dec. 21 and at its physical retail locations beginning...

18.12.2023 10

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Apple says it shut down the Beeper Mini app—which enabled iMessage for Android—to 'protect our users'

iMessage on Android would "remove an obstacle to iPhone families giving their kids Android phones," an Apple engineer warned several years ago.

10.12.2023 20

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Apple pays $25 million to settle suit over favoring foreign hires and making it so hard for U.S. workers to apply that few or none did for certain jobs

Apple required job seekers to apply via paper mail and didn’t allow electronic submission, as it does for other openings, according to the...

10.11.2023 40

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Apple revenue drops for the fourth straight quarter in what the company's longest slump in 22 years

The results suggest that Apple is facing bigger struggles in China than feared.

03.11.2023 4

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Apple just released a software update aimed at fixing an overheating problem in some iPhone 15 Pros

Some early iPhone 15 Pro owners reported that their iPhone could get hotter than normal.

05.10.2023 1

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Some Apple iPhone 15 Pro owners complain their new devices get too hot to touch while gaming or video chatting: 'It's burning up'

The gripes have spread across Apple online forums and social media services.

28.09.2023 4

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Apple’s retail workers will get smaller raises this year—only around 4%—now that labor shortages and unionization fears have dissipated

Apple raised pay more aggressively last year, when it was facing labor shortages and a budding unionization effort.

22.09.2023 8

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Apple's new iPhone 15 Pro Max is off to a big start as deliveries for new orders slips to November

Deliveries of the Pro Max model, which starts at $1,199, quickly slipped from Sept. 22 initially to as late as mid-November in the U.S.

16.09.2023 8

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Apple tells staff how to react if customers ask about the iPhone 12 being pulled off shelves in France due to radiation concerns 

France said the iPhone 12 exceeds standards for electromagnetic radiation. Now other nations are starting probes.

15.09.2023 4

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Uber is planning a TaskRabbit-like service, suggests code discovered in its iPhone app

A move into the tasking market would be a significant expansion for Uber.

09.09.2023 30

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