Tag: buys

Best Buy’s 1-day sale offers deals on iPad Pro, MacBook Pro under $1,000, iMacs and iTunes gift cards

Best Buy has a particularly notable 1-day sale on Apple products, including markdowns on MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, iMacs and iTunes gift cards. Free shipping is available on orders over… Read more »

Apple buys AR lens startup Akonia Holographics, fuels ‘Apple Glasses’ rumors

Apple on Wednesday confirmed the purchase of Colorado-based Akonia Holographics, a startup focused on the development and production of specialized lenses used in augmented reality headsets. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

In an escalating war with Apple Music, streaming music market leader Spotify on Thursday announced the acquisition of Niland, a small machine learning startup whose technology will help deliver song… Read more »

Apple buys Seattle-based Turi to bolster machine learning and AI efforts

Apple has successfully acquired Turi, a machine learning company based out of Seattle. According to sources in discussion with GeekWire, Turi’s team will be able to remain in the Seattle region as Apple… Read more »