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Topic: machine learning

Future Apple headphones could detect which ear they've been put on

08/01/2019, 07:08 am

Apple may be in on the early phases of designing small over-the-ear headphones which can detect which ear the device is in, to tailor the audio environment.

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Apple's iOS 13 beta 3 FaceTime gaze magic is triumph of tech evolution

07/04/2019, 05:07 pm

Apple's subtly flattering new FaceTime feature in iOS 13 beta 3 corrects the appearance of your attention so that you appear focused on your caller -- as if perfectly staring at the camera -- even when you're looking at the screen. The magic behind it has incrementally developed across years of evolving software and hardware advancements, offering some interesting insight into how Apple uniquely charts out the future with its products.

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In iOS 13, Apple applies Machine Learning to find cats and dogs

06/26/2019, 08:06 am

In perhaps the cutest application of machine learning yet, Apple has included algorithms in its latest computer vision framework to enable iPhone and iPad apps to detect your furry friends in images.

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Apple hires senior Google AI scientist as director of machine learning

04/04/2019, 05:04 pm

Apple recently poached Ian Goodfellow, a noted artificial intelligence expert, away from Google as part of efforts to build out a quickly growing team focused on the development of AI and machine learning technologies.

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to talk rogue AI at Purdue on Apr. 17

04/04/2019, 09:04 am

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is scheduled to speak at Purdue University on Apr. 17, with the theme "What IF we lose control of technology?"

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Apple confirms buyout of machine learning startup Laserlike

03/13/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed its recent takeover of Laserlike, a Silicon Valley startup that applied machine learning to content discovery.

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AI guru John Giannandrea is Apple's newest senior vice president

12/20/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple has announced that John Giannandrea has been named to the company's executive team as senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy.

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Apple details Siri's machine learning upgrades for better listening on HomePod

12/03/2018, 11:12 am

Apple on Monday updated its Machine Learning Journal with a post by the company's Siri speech and audio software engineering teams, explaining how the company uses machine learning to help the HomePod hear people under tougher circumstances than iPhones and iPads.

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Apple confirms attendance at NeurIPS machine learning conference in Canada

11/29/2018, 11:11 am

Apple has confirmed it will be making an appearance at the 32nd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems in Montreal, Canada, starting from December 2, with machine learning experts from the company in attendance to discuss related technologies, as well as to potentially hire more to further its own work.

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Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology

11/19/2018, 01:11 pm

The Department of Commerce is examining the possibility of controlling the export of emerging technologies to other nations, with the list of proposed tech including areas of interest to Apple, including processor technology, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and natural language processing.

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Siri improved small business name recognition by using local language models

08/09/2018, 12:08 pm

Improvements to the way Siri recognizes names of small businesses and local points of interest are due to the use of language models designed for specific locations, Apple's Machine Learning Journal reveals, helping the virtual assistant understand local names for nearby places.

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Apple's Siri, Machine Learning teams now under control of new hire John Giannandrea [u]

07/10/2018, 02:07 pm

To improve the technologies at the core of Apple's future, the company has merged the Siri and Machine Learning teams into one entity, under the control of recent hire John Giannandrea.

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Google ML Kit aims to help developers add machine learning to their iOS apps

05/08/2018, 03:05 pm

Google launched a new machine learning SDK called ML Kit, which provides a way for developers to add machine learning-based features to their Android and iOS apps, with Google's new framework following almost a year after Apple introduced the similar Core ML platform.

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Apple to expand AI and machine learning office in Seattle, making room for 475 people

04/17/2018, 10:04 am

Apple is reportedly on the verge of moving into another floor at Seattle's Two Union Square, giving the company a presence on five floors of the skyscraper.

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Apple explains 'Hey Siri' speaker recognition in latest Machine Learning Journal update

04/16/2018, 12:04 pm

Apple on Monday published the latest entry into its Machine Learning Journal, explaining further nuances of the "Hey Siri" wakeword for devices like iPhones and iPads.

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Apple AI director talks advances in machine learning & mapping for self-driving car platform

12/09/2017, 10:12 pm

Apple's director of AI research, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, gave peers a small glimpse into the company's self-driving platform this week, discussing some internal projects at the NIPS machine learning conference.

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Apple commits 'Turi Create' machine learning development tool to GitHub

12/08/2017, 06:12 pm

Building on its acquisition of machine learning and AI specialist Turi, Apple this week committed "Turi Create" to GitHub, a new machine learning framework designed to help developers build machine learning models that can be parlayed into apps running on its major operating systems.

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Apple's new Machine Learning Journal entry tackles differential privacy

12/06/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday published another paper through its Machine Learning Journal, this time covering the topic of differential privacy -- the technology it employs to collect big data from customers while obscuring their identities.

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Adobe demonstrates future Photoshop tool that uses machine learning to select image subjects

11/28/2017, 02:11 pm

Adobe has teased one of the AI-based features coming to Photoshop in the future, with the 'Select Subject' function simplifying the selection of an object, person, or animal in a scene, using machine learning to determine what is likely to be the main focus of an image.

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Apple's latest Machine Learning Journal entry talks face detection, Vision framework

11/16/2017, 11:11 am

Apple on Thursday published a new entry to its Machine Learning Journal for researchers and developers, discussing face detection and the related Vision framework, which developers can use for apps on iOS, macOS, and tvOS.

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