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Apple’s Deep Learning Curve

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The company’s secrecy is hurting its AI software development. In the world of artificial intelligence, one of the year’s biggest coming-out parties is the Neural Information Processing Systems conference. Thousands of researchers from universities and software companies gather to share their work and wrestle with new ways to tailor software …

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iPhone 6S Plus review: barely better than the iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6S Plus is Apple’s newest phablet, but is only marginally better than last year’s iPhone 6 Plus. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian

Faster fingerprint sensor, slightly better camera, and novelties such as a pressure sensitive screen cannot make up for the lack of extended battery life The iPhone 6S Plus promises richer interactions with a pressure sensitive screen, a better camera with new “Live Photos” and longer battery life, despite it having …

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Here’s Apple’s idea for a smart ring

Apple has some interest in another wearable: smart rings. A patent application published today describes an interactive smart ring that could work in conjunction with larger devices, like a phone. As Apple describes it, the ring could have a touchpad or a touchscreen, it’d likely have haptic feedback to let …

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Apple’s $200 Price Target Is Too Aggressive

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Brian White is an Apple AAPL +1.82% analyst who has moved from Cantor Fitzgerald to Drexel Hamilton and initiated the company with a $200 price target TGT +0.00% last week. White has made a bit of a name for himself as almost always having the highest price target for Apple. …

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Apple buys AI speech startup that could make Siri sound more natural

Apple has bought another company. It’s a startup, actually. An artificial-intelligence startup that could drastically improve the way you use Siri on the iPhone and maybe even Apple’s upcoming car. The startup, called VocalIQ, is UK-based and specialises in developing technology that not only improves a computer’s ability to understand …

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Amazon bars the sale of Apple and Google TV devices


Amazon is to stop selling video-streaming TV devices from Google and Apple because they don’t “interact well” with its own media service. The online retailer said it had made the decision to avoid “customer confusion” and the devices will be removed from sale by 29 October. Amazon wants to sell …

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Apple buys 11 map startups — but still trails Google

HopStop users are mourning the demise of the go-to transit app. Apple bought HopStop in 2013, and come October it will shut it down. But HopStop’s technology is already fueling Apple’s plan to overhaul its maps, which severely lag behind the competition. Analysts say mapping is a priority the company …

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Apple announces record iPhone 6s sales of 13m

The full range of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s shades - rose gold, silver, gold and space grey Photo: Geoff Pugh | Daily Telegraph

Apple’s latest iPhones, the 6s and 6s Plus, have smashed sales records by shipping more than 13 million units within three days Apple has reported record sales figures of the newly-launched iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, selling more than 13 million units within three days of availability. The sales …

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