03/21/2016, 09:03 am
Three "privacy czars" at Apple must sign off on any product collecting customer data, and have had a major impact on technologies like iAd, Siri, and Spotlight, a report revealed on Monday.
06/16/2015, 05:06 am
The biggest announcement at WWDC--with the most relevance to developers and end users--appears to be new Apple's Siri and Spotlight search services that deliver results including deep links within apps. Here's why.
05/06/2015, 01:05 pm
Apple's rapidly-expanding internal search group -- aimed at making Spotlight a legitimate Web search engine -- is being led by the team acquired in 2013 with social search firm Topsy, AppleInsider has learned.
05/06/2015, 06:05 am
Apple has confirmed the existence of a long-rumored web crawling service -- first noticed last November -- and provided some details of its operations in a recently-updated support document.
04/29/2015, 09:04 am
The already-cosy relationship between Apple and Twitter appears to be growing tighter, as the companies are now engaged in an effort to bring Twitter content to Apple's Spotlight search engine.
01/09/2015, 12:01 pm
Mac owners who regularly make use of OS X's built-in Mail application and Spotlight search should take care when searching through e-mail messages, as Spotlight's preview functionality has been shown to ignore Mail's remote content settings and could inadvertently transmit unintended data to email senders.