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Bloomberg:
Hands-on: Microsoft targets backpacks with its 2.76 lbs Surface Laptop, lighter than MacBook Air; keyboard impresses with suede-like durable Alcantara covering   —  Microsoft has already cracked the professional and creative markets with inventive tablets and a desktop that turns into a virtual drafting table.
May 2, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple hired two executives who worked on satellites at Google, held talks with Boeing about investment or partnership in Boeing's satellite venture   —  The iPhone maker has recruited a pair of top Google satellite executives for a new hardware team, according to people familiar with the matter.
Apr 21, 2017, 1:44 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple to unveil three iPhones this fall, including two revamped models and new high-end model with curved OLED display; high-end model could be delayed   —  Apple is testing a revamped iPhone with an all-screen front, curved glass and a stainless steel frame alongside upgrades to the current models.
Apr 18, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook hires Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple, as head of Oculus VR hardware   —  Facebook Inc. has hired Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple Inc., as head of hardware for its Oculus VR division.  —  Hillman held senior engineering and design roles at Apple …
Mar 27, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources shed light on Apple's augmented reality team, which is working on several products including AR glasses and AR camera features for the iPhone   —  CEO Tim Cook is betting on augmented reality, a cousin of VR that he believes will keep his company on top and may even supplant the iPhone.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Nest is working on a cheaper sub-$200 thermostat with individual room control, a home security alarm system, and a digital doorbell   —  Nest, the pioneer of the iPhone-like digital thermostat, is readying several new products in its quest to modernize the home.  —  by
Mar 8, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
An inside look at why Apple has failed to revolutionize TV as it tests fifth-generation Apple TV, which sources say can stream ultra-high-definition 4K video   —  The company is testing a new Apple TV capable of streaming ultra-high-definition 4K.  It may not be enough to take on Amazon and Roku.
Feb 16, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Source: Huawei has 100+ engineers developing a smartphone digital assistant for its Chinese users, aimed at competing with Siri   —  One of China's largest smartphone makers wants to take on Siri.  —  by  —  Huawei Technologies Co., the third-largest smartphone maker …
Feb 15, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple hires Timothy Twerdahl, director of Amazon's Fire TV business and previously exec at Roku and Netflix, as VP for Apple TV product marketing   —  Former Amazon executive also held roles at Netflix and Roku  —  The hire lets company to beef up team seeking content deals
Feb 7, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple began developing a new low-power ARM-based chip last year for Macs, which will work alongside Intel's chipset and handle “Power Nap” duties, more   —  A part built with ARM Holdings is used in keyboard's Touch Bar  —  New design could help improve battery life in MacBook laptops
Feb 1, 2017, 4:18 PMIn context

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