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Ina Fried / Axios:
Gary Marcus, director of Uber's AI Labs, to leave his role after four months with the company and become a “senior adviser” to Uber   —  Gary Marcus, a research scientist who joined Uber four months ago as director of its AI labs, is leaving the company, according to sources.
Mar 8, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Sources: Apple, eBay, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal, Salesforce, and others preparing to file brief in favor of transgender rights in SCOTUS case due next month   —  A number of leading tech firms plan to file a brief in favor of transgender rights in a case due to be heard next month in the Supreme Court, Axios has learned.
Feb 24, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
LG says it will add enhanced shielding to its 5K monitors to prevent interference with nearby wireless routers; existing displays can be retrofitted   —  The initial models of the fancy display got all glitchy when put near networking gear.  —  LG has found a fix for a problem that left …
Feb 3, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Apple limits how often devs can prompt customers for reviews to 3 times/year in iOS 10.3, says it will include an option for users to turn off all such requests   —  With the next version of iOS, users will also be able to rate programs without having to go to the App Store.
Jan 24, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Jawbone says Fitbit is no longer seeking to block sales of its products   —  Of course, Jawbone isn't selling that many fitness trackers these days either.  —  Jawbone said Saturday that one part of its legal battle with Fitbit has been resolved.  —  In a statement to Recode …
Dec 24, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
CMRA Apple Watch camera band adds a 2MP selfie cam and an 8MP shooter for $249, preorders start now at $199, ships in spring   —  The downside is the CMRA costs upward of $150 and won't be shipping until spring.  —  In building its smartwatch, Apple designed it without a camera …
Nov 2, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Verizon to acquire Jason Kilar's video startup Vessel, will use its tech but shut service down; co-founder Richard Tom to become CTO for Verizon digital efforts   —  Kilar won't be joining Verizon, but his co-founder, Richard Tom, will.  —  Verizon said Wednesday it is buying the technology behind Vessel …
Oct 26, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Sources: Apple plans to launch new Macs at an October 27 event in Cupertino   —  Yep, that means some Sierra-powered computers are arriving right before the holidays.  —  Apple is planning to introduce new Macs at an Oct. 27 event, sources confirmed to Recode.
Oct 18, 2016, 5:08 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Qi Lu, Microsoft's EVP of applications and services, is leaving the company due to health issues; Corporate VP Rajesh Jha to assume many of Lu's duties   —  Rajesh Jha will assume many of Lu's responsibilities  —  Longtime Microsoft executive Qi Lu is leaving the company following medical issues …
Sep 29, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is working with Samsung to announce a formal Galaxy Note7 recall soon, urges consumers to stop using the phones   —  The Consumer Product Safety Commission says people should not use or charge the tablets, whose batteries have been linked to a fire risk.
Sep 9, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context

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