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Bloomberg:
Apple leases small fleet of cars from Hertz to test self-driving tech, according to documents from California's DMV; Hertz stock jumps 13%+   —  Apple Lexus SUVs leased from Hertz's Donlen, documents show  —  Alphabet's Waymo has signed a similar deal with Avis
Jun 26, 2017, 3:02 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple seeks to reduce the 58% share of revenue labels get on Apple Music; labels may agree if subscriptions expand and other criteria are met   —  Labels' deals with Apple expire in the next couple weeks  —  Apple Inc. is seeking to reduce record labels' share of revenue from streaming …
Jun 21, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Tim Cook says Apple is focusing on autonomous systems, which he sees as “the mother of all AI projects” and can be used for developing self-driving cars   —  For the first time, CEO elaborates on Apple's car plans  —  The company's automotive program has experienced turmoil
Jun 13, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's Siri-controlled speaker enters production, will feature virtual surround sound and have no screen, could debut at WWDC and ship later this year   —  Device enters overseas production ahead of annual conference  —  Company seeks differentiation with surround sound, Apple Music
May 31, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple will update its laptop lineup at WWDC, planning MacBook Pro with Kaby Lake and faster chips for MacBook and MacBook Air   —  Refreshed MacBooks could win back disappointed loyalists  —  Announcement expected at developers conference in June  —  Apple Inc. plans to announce …
May 16, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Alex Webb / Bloomberg:
DeepMap, founded by Google veterans for building maps for autonomous vehicles, has raised a $25M round led by Accel   —  DeepMind is creating maps for autonomous vehicles, with backing from top venture capitalists.  —  A mile away from where Google builds the maps used by people around the world …
May 4, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Apple's self-driving Lexus seen in Silicon Valley with 64-channel lidar, at least two radars and a series of cameras   —  Almost two weeks after Apple Inc. secured permission to test its autonomous-car technology in California, the first images of the vehicle have emerged from Silicon Valley roads.
Apr 27, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Jimmy Iovine says Apple will introduce a new version of Apple Music that better showcases video alongside the next version of iOS   —  The company wants to turn its music app into a one-stop shop for pop culture.  —  Subscribe Reprints  —  Will.i.am was shopping a reality show to TV networks …
Apr 27, 2017, 12:27 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of Austin Russell, 22-year-old founder of Thiel-backed lidar startup Luminar Technologies, which is in stealth and sources say has raised roughly $150M   —  Austin Russell raises millions of dollars for lidar startup  —  Luminar Technologies CEO counts Peter Thiel among backers
Mar 30, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple struggles to make big M&A deals due to risk aversion, inexperience closing and integrating deals, a reluctance to work with external advisers   —  IPhone maker mostly buys small startups for new tech, talent  —  CEO hints at larger transactions as analysts seek new growth
Feb 15, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context

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