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Apple adopts the AI move, introduces new machine learning API framework

Apple, in its recently concluded annual Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 (WWDC), announced major product development and technology adoptions by the company. They covered company’s key product areas like iPhones, MacBooks, and IOS to implementation of technologies like Machine learning to improve user experience. Apple, like many other big IT players, is headed towards bringing AI and machine learning capabilities to user’s systems and mobile devices. With this, soon iPhone, iPad and Apple watch users will see faster tasks execution and improved device usability with the implementation of AI technology. For attaining this, the company unveiled its new machine learning framework API – Core ML, for developers. The core function of this would be to speed up AI execution task, which can va...

Apple Reinvents Textbooks with iBooks 2 for iPad

DAILYHOSTNEWS, January20, 2012 – Apple is seeking to revolutionize education. On Thursday, the tech giant introduced its new platform iBooks 2, an iPad application that allows users to download and view textbooks on the tablet. The platform also allows the books to contain moving graphics pertaining to things including diagrams and photos. To make the textbooks available, the company has partnered with top textbook companies Pearson, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and McGraw-Hill. Discussing the matter in a press release, Apple senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller stated, “Education is deep in Apple’s DNA and iPad may be our most exciting education product yet. With 1.5 million iPads already in use in education institutions, including over 1,000 one-to-one deployments, iPad is rapid...

Apple Names New Chairman of the Board

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 17, 2011 – Big news for tech giant Apple: The company’s board of directors has a new chairman. On Tuesday, Apple announced that current board member Arthur D. Levinson would fill the role in a non-executive capacity. Levinson has been a member of the board for more than ten years now and is known for his previous work with Genentech, a biotechnology company. When Apple founder Steve Jobs announced his resignation as CEO in August, he moved to the position of Chairman. However, his passing last month left the position vacant. Concerning the chairman’s appointment, Apple CEO Tim Cook pointed to Levinson’s “enormous contributions” in the past. Aside from having a new chairman, the company also added a new board member: Disney CEO Bob Iger. Apple’s connection to Disney ...

Scott Leaves Yahoo For Apple

DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 24, 2011 – Scott Noteboom, one of data center executives whose brainchild was the Yahoo! Computing Coop, has left Yahoo! for Apple, according to his LinkedIn profile. The update was first noted by GigaOm. Noteboom had been VP of data center engineering and operations at Yahoo! since 2005. His professional title at Apple has not been specified, the LinkedIn profile saying only that he is a “distinguished gentleman” at the company. Apple representatives did not respond to requests for comment in time for publication. A recent Apple data center chief Olivier Sanche passed away in November, 2010. The company has not since publicly announced a replacement. Noteboom was at the head of an infrastructure team at Yahoo! responsible for breakthrough innovations in data center ...

Google Chrome ranks as UK’s second most popular web browser

Google Chrome, the Google’s browser, becomes the second most popular browser of Britain. It clearly indicates the growing use of Chrome in UK. According to the web metrics firm Statcounter, “Three years after launch, Chrome last month captured 22% of UK users and marginally overtook Mozilla’s Firefox browser. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer remains as the most popular browser for UK users with 45% wherein Apple’s Safari is UK number four, with a 9% share. Microsoft Internet Explorer comes pre-installed with almost all of computers sold in Britain. It is the reason that is attributed to its ranking. Google’s success is attributed to its nationwide advertising along with the speed of the browser. Lars Bak, the Google engineer responsible for Chrome, said the goal had never been to ...

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