Apple patent suggests multiuser support for Siri in HomePod

Google Home, Google’s eponymous smart speaker, supports multiple users. So do the devices in Amazon’s Echo lineup. And if a newly granted patent application is anything to go by, Apple’s HomePod might be next. AppleInsider today spotted an Apple patent –“User profiling for voice input processing” — publishe…Read More

Just like iOS 11, Apple is delaying a key feature of iOS 12: Group FaceTime

Enlarge / Apple demonstrates Group Facetime at WWDC 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple released the seventh beta build of iOS 12 today. The update is focused on performance improvements on older devices—a tentpole promise of iOS 12—but the beta release notes reveal something unexpected about the public release of iOS 12 later this year: the […]

President Trump says he’s having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook, praises him for ‘investing big dollars in U.S.A.’

AP President Trump says in a tweet that he has dinner plans with Apple CEO Tim Cook. That dinner will likely take place in Bedminister, New Jersey, where the President has been since August 3.  Cook has been vocal in his disapproval of certain Trump Administration policies, particularly around immigration and trade. Diners in the […]

Former Tesla engineering lead Doug Field is back with Apple

Tesla confirmed in July that instead of returning from a six-week break, senior engineering VP Doug Field had departed the company. The timing was interesting as it came during Tesla’s push to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan, which was the kind of issue we’d expected Field to address after he joined in […]

Could Trump's Trade War Take a Bite Out of Apple?

A better than expected quarterly result for Apple boosted shares in its Asia-based suppliers on Wednesday. The company became the world’s first to be valued at $ 1 trillion. But analysts say the reprieve may be shortlived amid the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. Asia-listed companies supplying key parts for Apple broadly […]

Apple, Facebook, and Spotify yank Alex Jones’ Infowars for hate speech

Having previously offered international platforms to fringe conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars, tech companies Apple, Facebook and Spotify each took steps to block access to their content late yesterday, reports Buzzfeed News. The companies each said that Jones’ content was pulled for containing “hate speech.”…Read More

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. See […]

2018 Mazda 6 gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in September

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Mazda,Infotainment,Sedan Owners can get already-purchased cars upgraded as well. Continue reading 2018 Mazda 6 gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in September 2018 Mazda 6 gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in September originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]

Apple may include support for a second SIM card in new iPhones

Could Apple be planning on support for dual SIM cards with the new iPhone? It’s possible. 9to5Mac was taking iOS 12 developer beta 5 out for a test drive and noticed something interesting in diagnostic report generation. There are clearly references to a “second SIM status.” iPhones currently support eSIMs along with normal SIMs, so […]