Man who once headed Apple’s Siri development team heads to Microsoft

Man who once headed Apple’s Siri development team heads to Microsoft

Bill Stasior, who once headed Apple’s Siri development team, has left Apple to be one of Microsoft's vice presidents of technology, reporting to Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott, per The Information. At Microsoft, he’ll lead an artificial intelligence group, the article adds.

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Apple HomeKit compatibility rolling out to Arlo products

Apple HomeKit compatibility rolling out to Arlo products

Arlo Technologies, Inc., which specializes in Internet connected cameras says support for HomeKit, Apple's smart home platform, is rolling out now on Arlo Pro and Arlo Pro 2 Security Camera Systems that are paired with Arlo's most popular base station models, VMB4000 and VMB4500. 

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LG Rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 LG OLED, LG NanoCell 4K UHD TVs

LG Rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 LG OLED, LG NanoCell 4K UHD TVs

LG Electronics USA says Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now available through a firmware update on select LG OLED and NanoCell 4K UHD TVs with ThinQ AI capability in the U.S. (excluding the SM8100 series). The remaining 4K UHD TV series in LG's lineup are expected to also receive this update later in 2019.

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Siri trails Google Assistant, Skype, in OHT test of real time voice translations

Siri trails Google Assistant, Skype, in OHT test of real time voice translations

One Hour Translation (OHT), an online platform that provides translations in more than 100 languages and 3,000 language pairs, has announced that, according to its benchmark, Google Assistant is the world’s top performing real time voice translator, with Apple’s Siri coming in third.

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More news tidbits from the 2019 Apple WorldwideDeveloper Conference

More news tidbits from the 2019 Apple WorldwideDeveloper Conference

On the new Mac Power Users podcast, Doug, Brooks, the product manager for the 2019 Mac Pro (arriving this fall), says the high-end desktop will have a trickle down effect for all Apple’s pro products. “You're going to see the benefits and the implications of that team across all of our Mac products and our pro products,” he said.

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