Tag: startup

Apple hiring engineers from Drive?ai self-driving car startup, report says

According to a new report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Apple has hired a “handful” of hardware and software engineers from self-driving car startup Drive.ai – which is planning to… Read more »

Apple boosts health expertise with children’s asthma tracking startup acquisition

Apple has purchased a small California-based startup called Tueo Health, CNBC reports. The health-focused company further expands Apple’s medical-related portfolio. Here’s how the firm described their mission prior to joining… Read more »

Intel lays off dozens from autonomous vehicle program, acquires LiDAR startup

In a claimed effort to streamline operations, Intel recently shaved "several dozen" people from its roster of employees working on autonomous vehicles at the company’s Silicon Valley Innovation Center in… Read more »

Disrupt Berlin 2018 heavy on machine learning, picks sperm freezer Legacy as Startup Battlefield winner

A panel of tech industry judges narrowed down a dozen contestants picked from over a thousand applicants to pick up the Disrupt Cup award at Disrupt Berlin 2018. The panel… Read more »

Apple reportedly acquires privacy-focused artificial intelligence startup ‘Silk Labs’

Apple has made another acquisition in the artificial intelligence business, a new report claims. According to The Information, Apple quietly acquired Silk Labs, an artificial intelligence startup focused on “software… 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

Startup offering $3 million to anyone who can hand over zero-day exploits for iOS or macOS

Crowdfense, a startup company based out of the United Arab Emirates is offering up to $ 3 million for anyone who can offer a zero-day exploit on macOS, iOS, Android… Read more »

Apple’s Tim Cook to open Oxford University startup hub, participate in Q&A session on Wednesday

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be in the U.K. on Wednesday to open The Foundry, a University of Oxford facility dedicated to the cultivation of startups created by students, alumni… Read more »

Apple reinforcing macOS, iOS Siri team with acqui-hire of init.ai startup crew

Apple appears to have bought out a Init.ai — a startup focused on machine learning and processing of natural language originally intended to assist in customer service — to enhance… Read more »

New MacBook Pros lack iconic Mac startup chime, but they do automatically boot when you open the lid

It has been discovered that along with physical function keys, glowing Apple logo and ‘old style’ USB ports, the new MacBook Pros lack the iconic Mac chime when booting up…. Read more »