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Apple Said to Be in Talks With Potential Suppliers of Sensors for Self-Driving Cars

Apple has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, evaluating the companies’ technology while also still working on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the discussions said. The moves provide fresh evidence of Apple’s renewed ambitions to enter the autonomous vehicle derby, an effort it calls Project Titan. The …

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Apple Music Upgrades ‘For You’ Section to Serve Theme-Based Recommendations, Regular Updates: Report

Photo Credit: 9to5Mac Apple Music with upgraded ‘For You’ section is initially arriving on iOS 12.3 beta and macOS 10.14.5 beta Apple Music is upgrading the ‘For You’ section to deliver you enhanced personalisations. With the updates pertaining to uplift the personalised experience, the For You section has started organising music recommendations in the form of themes. It is also …

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Apple Reportedly Spending Over $500 Million to Fund Development of Games for Arcade Service

Apple is reportedly spending over $500 million to build its own stable of games for the ‘Arcade’ gaming service. The iPhone-maker announced its first-ever game subscription service called Apple Arcade in March that would feature over 100 new and exclusive games, including original releases from renowned creators like Hironobu Sakaguchi, Ken Wong and Will Wright. “Apple is spending ‘hundreds of …

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3 in 4 Phones to Have Dedicated AI Chips by 2022, Claims Research Report

Three out of four smartphones are forecast to have dedicated Artificial Intelligence (AI) processors by the end of 2022, a Counterpoint Research report said on Friday. Sales of AI smartphones would increase to 1,250 million units in 2022 from 190 million in 2018, representing more than three-quarters of all smartphones shipping in that year. “We see voice assistants as one …

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Apple Adds ‘Confirm Subscriptions’ Pop-Up to Prevent Accidental Purchases on App Store: Report

Apple has reportedly expanded the subscription process in the App Store by adding an additional step to limit accidental subscriptions. The Cupertino giant has been spotted adding a “Confirm Subscription” pop-up that essentially helps avoid subscribing by mistake. The new addition is believed to be in the rollout process last week. In February, Apple made it easier to manage existing …

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Apple Now Lets Users Listen to Podcasts on the Web

Users will no longer have to download iTunes to listen to Apple’s podcast episodes with the company now allowing them to play these directly from its website. A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio or video files, which can be downloaded for listening. Apple’s redesigned webpage for podcasts features a built-in web playback feature and a streamlined design …

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Prince Harry, Oprah Developing Mental Health Documentary Series for Apple

Britain’s Prince Harry announced on Wednesday he is teaming up with US celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey on a documentary series for Apple about mental health. The Duke of Sussex, who is set to become a father this month, will jointly create and executive produce the upcoming mental health-themed show with Winfrey, according to Kensington Palace, his official residence. …

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Qualcomm Loses Court Bid Against EU Antitrust Regulators’ Demand for Data

US chipmaker Qualcomm on Tuesday lost a court challenge against a demand for it to provide EU regulators with data in a long-running antitrust case. The world’s no. 1 chipmaker had already provided the information after being ordered to pay a daily fine for withholding it, but the Luxembourg-based General Court’s ruling is expected to strengthen the Commission’s hand in future …

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Buying a Laptop? These 4 Simple Steps Will Help You Pick the Right One

No matter how powerful and affordable smartphones get, desktop and laptop computers aren’t going to be cast on the junk pile of history any time soon. You still need a decent PC with a big screen and a physical keyboard if you want to get certain types of work done — preferably a laptop, for convenience and portability. For millions …

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