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MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, July 10, 2018


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple combines machine learning and Siri teams under Giannandrea"  TechCrunch 2:18 PM
  • "Apple Updates Leadership Page to Include New AI Chief John Giannandrea" MacRumors 2:16 PM
  • "Apple Hands Siri Responsibilities to Executive Poached From Google: John Giannandrea will be the third head of the voice-assistant product in a year" [Paid Membership Required] 7:17 PM
  • "New Apple AI Unit To Be Led By Ex-Google Boss" Forbes 7:17 PM
  • "The Popularity of Google Maps: Trends in Navigation Apps in 2018"  The Manifest 11:32 AM
  • "Apple Maps is being rebooted, but Google Maps has a huge adoption lead" 9to5Mac 11:33 AM
  • "Google named most exciting US company for employees: survey" ["Microsoft ranked just behind Google as the second most exciting place to work in the U.S. Like Alphabet, Microsoft scored highly among millennials and employees valuing stability. Rounding out the top five was Boeing, which ranked third; Apple, which ranked fourth; and Disney, which ranked fifth."]  FOXBusiness 5:02 PM
  • "Eight Influential Tech Leaders Making A Difference" ["5. Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs is the man who put the world into our pockets."] Forbes 7:17 AM
  • "People are using Fitbits and Apple Watches to monitor their heart rate when binging on drugs — and doctors say it's a bad idea" CNBC 7:29 AM
  • "Doctors worry cocaine users are relying on their Apple Watch as a lifesaver" Cult of Mac 8:26 AM
  • "SurveyMonkey Reveals America's Perception of the 2018 Fortune 500 Companies: Tech companies dominate the list of most sought-after employers with Amazon and Apple in the top 10 across all metrics" Business Wire 8:56 AM
  • "Former Apple employee charged with stealing company trade secrets"  San Jose Mercury News [Free Registration Required] 2:17 PM
  • "Ex-Apple employee charged with stealing autonomous vehicle secrets" VentureBeat 2:17 PM
  • "FBI charges former Apple employee with stealing trade secrets from self-driving car project: The employee was allegedly trying to get a job at Alibaba-backed Xiaopeng Motors" The Verge 5:11 PM
  • "Ex-Apple Employee Accused of Stealing Self-Driving Car Tech" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 8:27 PM
  • "Microsoft Moves Into Low-Price Tablet Market Larger Than Apple's" 24/7 Wall St. 7:48 AM
  • "The 10 classic iPhone apps that time forgot" [Slideshow] Telegraph 7:50 AM
  • "Suspects Swipe $27K in Goods in Seconds From Apple Store" Associated Press 7:49 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 show up in new alleged renders" 9to5Google 8:53 PM
  • "HTC's blockchain phone is real, and it's arriving later this year" TechCrunch 8:33 PM
  • "How artificial intelligence is transforming tennis" BBC 7:18 PM
  • "Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's SCOTUS pick, is very bad for net neutrality" Mashable 5:16 PM
  • "The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints: Under current rules, the Commission is required to hear your opinion" The Verge 5:10 PM
  • "Facebook Is Fined by British Agency Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:35 PM
  • "Facebook Just Got Hit With A Big Fine In The UK For Improperly Protecting People's Data" BuzzFeed 5:28 PM
  • "Facebook Gave a Russian Internet Giant a Special Data Extension" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 5:05 PM
  • "Samsung's next wearable is apparently called the 'Galaxy Watch'" CNET 4:59 PM
  • "Samsung is rumored to be working on a Galaxy Watch this year" The Verge 10:21 AM
  • "Snap! AI can restore your bad photos" The Register 6:07 PM
  • "Nvidia Taught an AI to Flawlessly Erase Watermarks From Photos" Gizmodo 9:30 AM
  • "Waze will provide traffic data to US cities to help make roads safer: The new program allows cities to use Waze's data to help make infrastructure decisions" The Verge 8:10 AM
  • "Google offers to leave robocallers hanging on the telephone" The Register 10:12 AM
  • "How much does Google know about you?" BetaNews 7:52 AM
  • "Google Brain Has Expanded To Amsterdam" Forbes 6:23 PM
  • "Google faces record penalty from EU regulators for Android device maker requirements: Could result in major changes to the world's most-used mobile operating system"  V3 7:42 AM
  • "Google Pay rolls out support for peer-to-peer payments and mobile ticketing" TechCrunch 7:30 AM
  • "Malware-slinging scum copied D-Link's code-signing certificates to dress up PC nasties" The Register 7:26 AM
  • "#201: Full English Breakfast/Myke got married, Jason's back from his vacation, and the Summer of Fun continues with discussion of the Shortcuts app in the iOS 12 beta, potential colorful new iPhones, and AT&T's plans to make HBO more like Netflix. Then at the very end, it's time for the official wedding recap with Myke at the Matrimony." Relay FM: Upgrade 2:24 PM
  • "Redesigning the World Wide Web, Hacking USB Restricted Mode -TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-10" The Mac Observer 1:07 PM
  • "App Store 10th Anniversary: The AppStories Interview Series" MacStories 9:30 AM
  • "What's on Cody and Sebastien's Home screens [Let's Talk iOS #247] iDownload Blog 7:50 AM
  • "Our first look at iOS 12 on the iPad and iPhone" The MT Show 7:17 AM