Tag: bolster

Apple hires former WGN America chief Matt Cherniss to bolster video effort

In efforts to build out its video content production team, Apple has hired former president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios Matt Cherniss, according to a report… 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 »

Fossil spends $260M on wearables startup Misfit to bolster smartwatch lineup

In a bid to address the growing smartwatch market, established consumer wristwatch maker Fossil on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire wearables firm Misfit for $ 260 million. AppleInsider –… Read more »

Ad business startup Drawbridge snags iAd Marketplace exec to bolster user tracking services

Former head of Apple’s iAd Marketplaces Winston Crawford left the company earlier in July to take on the role of COO at Drawbridge, a startup that provides advertisers with granular… Read more »

Apple reportedly purchased startup Ottocat to bolster App Store search functionality

A report on Monday claims Apple quietly acquired startup Ottocat to bolster App Store search functionality, specifically pertaining to the store’s "Explore" feature that surfaces titles for users browsing app… Read more »